R B Meagher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of new structures: clues from plant cytoskeletal genes
    R B Meagher
    Genetics Department, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Trends Genet 15:278-84. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Phytoremediation of toxic elemental and organic pollutants
    R B Meagher
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 3:153-62. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis thaliana ACT4/ACT12 actin gene subclass is strongly expressed throughout pollen development
    S Huang
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Plant J 10:189-202. 1996
  4. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis ACT11 actin gene is strongly expressed in tissues of the emerging inflorescence, pollen, and developing ovules
    S Huang
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7223, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 33:125-39. 1997
  5. pmc One plant actin isovariant, ACT7, is induced by auxin and required for normal callus formation
    M K Kandasamy
    Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Cell 13:1541-54. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The late pollen-specific actins in angiosperms
    M K Kandasamy
    Department of Genetics, Life Science Building, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Plant J 18:681-91. 1999
  7. pmc Small changes in the regulation of one Arabidopsis profilin isovariant, PRF1, alter seedling development
    E C McKinney
    Genetics Department, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7223, USA
    Plant Cell 13:1179-91. 2001
  8. pmc De novo purine synthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. II. The PUR7 gene encoding 5'-phosphoribosyl-4-(N-succinocarboxamide)-5-aminoimidazole synthetase is expressed in rapidly dividing tissues
    J F Senecoff
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Plant Physiol 112:905-17. 1996
  9. ncbi request reprint Conserved expression of Arabidopsis thaliana poly (A) binding protein 2 (PAB2) in distinct vegetative and reproductive tissues
    R Palanivelu
    Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant J 22:199-210. 2000
  10. pmc Rapid isolation of monoclonal antibodies. Monitoring enzymes in the phytochelatin synthesis pathway
    Y Li
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Physiol 127:711-9. 2001

Collaborators

  • S Huang
  • Dmitry A Belostotsky
  • Y Li
  • M A Asmussen
  • E C McKinney
  • M K Kandasamy
  • C J Lawrence
  • R Palanivelu
  • S P Bizily
  • J F Senecoff
  • Y Q An
  • L U Gilliland
  • N R Morris
  • R K Dawe
  • C L Rugh
  • J M McDowell
  • B W Shirley
  • S L Berry-Lowe
  • L L Zurfluh
  • D M Shah
  • D P Ham

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of new structures: clues from plant cytoskeletal genes
    R B Meagher
    Genetics Department, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Trends Genet 15:278-84. 1999
    ..The recent availability of sequence and expression data for large numbers of plant genes should make it possible to dissect this and other major macroevolutionary events...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phytoremediation of toxic elemental and organic pollutants
    R B Meagher
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 3:153-62. 2000
    ..Because elements are immutable, phytoremediation strategies for radionuclide and heavy metal pollutants focus on hyperaccumulation above-ground. In contrast, organic pollutants can potentially be completely mineralized by plants...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis thaliana ACT4/ACT12 actin gene subclass is strongly expressed throughout pollen development
    S Huang
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Plant J 10:189-202. 1996
    ..The unique expression patterns of the ACT4/ACT12 actin gene subclass are discussed in light of recent data on the other expressed members of the Arabidopsis actin gene family...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis ACT11 actin gene is strongly expressed in tissues of the emerging inflorescence, pollen, and developing ovules
    S Huang
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7223, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 33:125-39. 1997
    ..The unique expression patterns in reproductive organs and the sequence divergence of the ACT11 actin gene suggest that the ACT11 isovariant plays distinct and required roles during Arabidopsis development...
  5. pmc One plant actin isovariant, ACT7, is induced by auxin and required for normal callus formation
    M K Kandasamy
    Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Cell 13:1541-54. 2001
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  6. ncbi request reprint The late pollen-specific actins in angiosperms
    M K Kandasamy
    Department of Genetics, Life Science Building, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Plant J 18:681-91. 1999
    ..During late pollen development in angio- sperms there is a switch in expression of actins from vegetative to predominantly reproductive subclasses, perhaps to fulfil the unique functions of pollen in fertilization...
  7. pmc Small changes in the regulation of one Arabidopsis profilin isovariant, PRF1, alter seedling development
    E C McKinney
    Genetics Department, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7223, USA
    Plant Cell 13:1179-91. 2001
    ..The ability of profilin to regulate actin polymerization and participate directly in signal transduction pathways is discussed in light of the prf1-1 phenotypes...
  8. pmc De novo purine synthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. II. The PUR7 gene encoding 5'-phosphoribosyl-4-(N-succinocarboxamide)-5-aminoimidazole synthetase is expressed in rapidly dividing tissues
    J F Senecoff
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Plant Physiol 112:905-17. 1996
    ..Our findings begin to identify some of the regulatory mechanisms that affect the production of purine nucleotides in Arabidopsis and may give important insights into nitrogen metabolism in general...
  9. ncbi request reprint Conserved expression of Arabidopsis thaliana poly (A) binding protein 2 (PAB2) in distinct vegetative and reproductive tissues
    R Palanivelu
    Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant J 22:199-210. 2000
    ..The evolutionary and functional implications of the expression pattern of PAB2 and its possible functional roles in post-transcriptional regulation in transmittal tissues are discussed...
  10. pmc Rapid isolation of monoclonal antibodies. Monitoring enzymes in the phytochelatin synthesis pathway
    Y Li
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Physiol 127:711-9. 2001
    ..This approach enables research to progress rapidly from the genomic sequence of poorly characterized target genes, to protein-specific antibodies, to functional studies...
  11. pmc A pollen-, ovule-, and early embryo-specific poly(A) binding protein from Arabidopsis complements essential functions in yeast
    D A Belostotsky
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7223, USA
    Plant Cell 8:1261-75. 1996
    ..This factor may have evolved further to post-transcriptionally regulate plant sexual reproduction and early development...
  12. pmc Conserved expression of the Arabidopsis ACT1 and ACT 3 actin subclass in organ primordia and mature pollen
    Y Q An
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia 30602 7223, USA
    Plant Cell 8:15-30. 1996
    ..The conservation of their expression pattern and amino acid sequences suggests that this actin subclass plays a distinct and required role in the plant cytoskeleton...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phytodetoxification of hazardous organomercurials by genetically engineered plants
    S P Bizily
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7223, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 18:213-7. 2000
    ..An in vivo assay demonstrated that both transgenes are required for plants to detoxify organic mercury by converting it to volatile and much less toxic elemental mercury...
  14. pmc Detection of deleterious genotypes in multigenerational studies. II. Theoretical and experimental dynamics with selfing and selection
    M A Asmussen
    Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7223, USA
    Genetics 149:727-37. 1998
    ..The theoretical framework developed here should be very useful in dissecting the form(s) and strength of selection on diploid genotypes in populations with negligible levels of outcrossing...
  15. pmc Differential organ-specific expression of three poly(A)-binding-protein genes from Arabidopsis thaliana
    D A Belostotsky
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 90:6686-90. 1993
    ..This suggests a potentially unique role for PABPs in organ-specific posttranscriptional regulation in plants...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dyneins have run their course in plant lineage
    C J Lawrence
    Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Traffic 2:362-3. 2001
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  17. pmc Isolating the Arabidopsis thaliana genes for de novo purine synthesis by suppression of Escherichia coli mutants. I. 5'-Phosphoribosyl-5-aminoimidazole synthetase
    J F Senecoff
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602
    Plant Physiol 102:387-99. 1993
    ..Additionally, we have demonstrated that functional suppression of bacterial mutants may provide a useful method for cloning a variety of plant genes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the expression of two highly homologous members of the soybean ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase small subunit gene family
    B W Shirley
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602
    Plant Mol Biol 14:909-25. 1990
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