William S York

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Biochemical control of xylan biosynthesis - which end is up?
    William S York
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, United States
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:258-65. 2008
  2. pmc The DBCLS BioHackathon: standardization and interoperability for bioinformatics web services and workflows. The DBCLS BioHackathon Consortium*
    Toshiaki Katayama
    Database Center for Life Science, Research Organization of Information and Systems, 2 11 16 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0032, Japan
    J Biomed Semantics 1:8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Proteinaceous inhibitors of endo-beta-glucanases
    William S York
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, 220 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1696:223-33. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint CONDORR--CONstrained Dynamics of Rigid Residues: a molecular dynamics program for constrained molecules
    William S York
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, 315 Riverbend Road, GA 30602, Athens, USA
    J Mol Model 10:271-89. 2004
  5. pmc Arabidopsis irregular xylem8 and irregular xylem9: implications for the complexity of glucuronoxylan biosynthesis
    Maria J Peña
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Plant Cell 19:549-63. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The ability of land plants to synthesize glucuronoxylans predates the evolution of tracheophytes
    Ameya R Kulkarni
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and US Department of Energy Bioenergy Science Center, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Glycobiology 22:439-51. 2012
  7. pmc A galacturonic acid-containing xyloglucan is involved in Arabidopsis root hair tip growth
    Maria J Peña
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Plant Cell 24:4511-24. 2012
  8. pmc 4-O-methylation of glucuronic acid in Arabidopsis glucuronoxylan is catalyzed by a domain of unknown function family 579 protein
    Breeanna R Urbanowicz
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14253-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Structural analysis of xyloglucans in the primary cell walls of plants in the subclass Asteridae
    Matt Hoffman
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Carbohydr Res 340:1826-40. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Moss and liverwort xyloglucans contain galacturonic acid and are structurally distinct from the xyloglucans synthesized by hornworts and vascular plants
    Maria J Peña
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Glycobiology 18:891-904. 2008

Collaborators

  • Malcolm A O'Neill
  • Zheng Hua Ye
  • Ron Orlando
  • Lance Wells
  • Kelley W Moremen
  • Gerardo Alvarez Manilla
  • Satya S Sahoo
  • Yingzhen Kong
  • Ying Xu
  • Yanbin Yin
  • Alison W Roberts
  • Stephen Dalton
  • C Joseph Nairn
  • James Prestegard
  • Naoyuki Taniguchi
  • K Keegstra
  • Maria J Peña
  • Alan G Darvill
  • Koushik Mazumder
  • Breeanna R Urbanowicz
  • Zhonghua Jia
  • Chenghua Deng
  • James A Atwood
  • Utku Avci
  • Sivakumar Pattathil
  • Michael G Hahn
  • Ruiqin Zhong
  • Ameya R Kulkarni
  • April D Harper
  • Toshiaki Katayama
  • Qiang Qin
  • Kiyoko F Aoki-Kinoshita
  • Nicolle H Packer
  • Alison V Nairn
  • Alan Darvill
  • Gerardo Alvarez-Manilla
  • Elizabeth A Richardson
  • Gong Ke Zhou
  • S M Saqlan Naqvi
  • Michael Cash
  • Matt Hoffman
  • April Harper
  • Peter Albersheim
  • John N Glushka
  • Robyn M Perrin
  • Harry J Gilbert
  • Heather F Steet
  • Hongjia Li
  • Jason Backe
  • Supriya Ratnaparkhe
  • Marcus Foston
  • Sami T Tuomivaara
  • Charles Wyman
  • Arthur J Ragauskas
  • Keiichiro Ono
  • Tracey Bootten
  • Stephanie H Stalnaker
  • Yasunori Yamamoto
  • Florian Reisinger
  • Mark Schreiber
  • David Baldwin
  • Ray Rossi
  • Hilmar Lapp
  • Heikki Lehvaslaiho
  • Stuart Owen
  • Zoë Popper
  • Andreas Groscurth
  • Yoshinobu Kano
  • Malcolm O'Neil
  • Michael Kuhn
  • Edward A Kawas
  • Martin Senger
  • Oswaldo Trelles
  • Lord Hendrix Barboza
  • Shuichi Kawashima
  • Raoul Jp Bonnal
  • Bruno Aranda
  • Alex Gutteridge
  • Matthew Pocock
  • René Ranzinger
  • Glenn Freshour
  • Rajesh Narra
  • Tamotsu Noguchi
  • Eri Kibukawa
  • Thomas M Oinn
  • Hong Woo Chun
  • Ruth H Davis
  • Yasukazu Nakamura
  • Mitsuteru Nakao
  • Jose M Fernandez

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Biochemical control of xylan biosynthesis - which end is up?
    William S York
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, United States
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:258-65. 2008
    ..New hypotheses regarding the mechanisms of glucuronoxylan biosynthesis challenge some widely held views...
  2. pmc The DBCLS BioHackathon: standardization and interoperability for bioinformatics web services and workflows. The DBCLS BioHackathon Consortium*
    Toshiaki Katayama
    Database Center for Life Science, Research Organization of Information and Systems, 2 11 16 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0032, Japan
    J Biomed Semantics 1:8. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Proteinaceous inhibitors of endo-beta-glucanases
    William S York
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, 220 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1696:223-33. 2004
    ..Both types of inhibitor proteins are likely to affect the interactions of plants with filamentous phytopathogens, and a basic model describing their roles in pathogenesis is proposed...
  4. ncbi request reprint CONDORR--CONstrained Dynamics of Rigid Residues: a molecular dynamics program for constrained molecules
    William S York
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, 315 Riverbend Road, GA 30602, Athens, USA
    J Mol Model 10:271-89. 2004
    ..Models of the disaccharide cellobiose (beta-D-Glc p-(1-->4)-D-Glc p) must include residues 1 and 2, but the hydroxymethyl groups (residues 3 and 4) can also be explicitly included in this model..
  5. pmc Arabidopsis irregular xylem8 and irregular xylem9: implications for the complexity of glucuronoxylan biosynthesis
    Maria J Peña
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Plant Cell 19:549-63. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that IRX9 is required for normal GX elongation and indicate roles for IRX8 and FRA8 in the synthesis of the glycosyl sequence at the GX reducing end...
  6. doi request reprint The ability of land plants to synthesize glucuronoxylans predates the evolution of tracheophytes
    Ameya R Kulkarni
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and US Department of Energy Bioenergy Science Center, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Glycobiology 22:439-51. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc A galacturonic acid-containing xyloglucan is involved in Arabidopsis root hair tip growth
    Maria J Peña
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Plant Cell 24:4511-24. 2012
    ..The role of the acidic xyloglucan in root hair tip growth is discussed...
  8. pmc 4-O-methylation of glucuronic acid in Arabidopsis glucuronoxylan is catalyzed by a domain of unknown function family 579 protein
    Breeanna R Urbanowicz
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14253-8. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Structural analysis of xyloglucans in the primary cell walls of plants in the subclass Asteridae
    Matt Hoffman
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Carbohydr Res 340:1826-40. 2005
    ..The appearance of this intermediate xyloglucan structure in oleander has implications regarding the evolutionary development of xyloglucan structure and its role in primary plant cell walls...
  10. doi request reprint Moss and liverwort xyloglucans contain galacturonic acid and are structurally distinct from the xyloglucans synthesized by hornworts and vascular plants
    Maria J Peña
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Glycobiology 18:891-904. 2008
    ..Our results increase our understanding of the evolution, diversity, and function of structural motifs in land-plant xyloglucans and provide support to the proposal that hornworts are sisters to the vascular plants...
  11. doi request reprint Methods for structural characterization of the products of cellulose- and xyloglucan-hydrolyzing enzymes
    Maria J Peña
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Methods Enzymol 510:121-39. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint NMR characterization of endogenously O-acetylated oligosaccharides isolated from tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) xyloglucan
    Zhonghua Jia
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Carbohydr Res 340:1818-25. 2005
    ..Spectral assignment of these endogenously O-acetylated oligosaccharides makes it possible to deduce correlations between their structural features and the chemical shifts of diagnostic resonances in their NMR spectra...
  13. ncbi request reprint Structure of the xyloglucan produced by suspension-cultured tomato cells
    Zhonghua Jia
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, 220 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Carbohydr Res 338:1197-208. 2003
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Structural characterization of the heteroxylans from poplar and switchgrass
    Koushik Mazumder
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 908:215-28. 2012
    ..In this chapter we describe some of the analytical methods we routinely use to perform in-depth structural analysis of heteroxylans from poplar and switchgrass biomass...
  15. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a tomato protein that inhibits a xyloglucan-specific endoglucanase
    Qiang Qin
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 220 Riverbend Road, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 4712, USA
    Plant J 34:327-38. 2003
    ..Northern analysis revealed that XEGIP is widely expressed in tomato vegetative tissues and is present in expanding and maturing fruit, but is downregulated during ripening...
  16. doi request reprint Improved procedures for the selective chemical fragmentation of rhamnogalacturonans
    Chenghua Deng
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Carbohydr Res 344:1852-7. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint IDAWG: Metabolic incorporation of stable isotope labels for quantitative glycomics of cultured cells
    Ron Orlando
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    J Proteome Res 8:3816-23. 2009
    ..Thus, IDAWG is a simple to implement, yet powerful quantitative tool for the glycomics toolbox...
  18. doi request reprint Interaction of Nectarin 4 with a fungal protein triggers a microbial surveillance and defense mechanism in nectar
    April D Harper
    Department of Biochemistry, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Phytochemistry 71:1963-9. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Selective chemical depolymerization of rhamnogalacturonans
    Chenghua Deng
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, The University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Carbohydr Res 341:474-84. 2006
    ..The method also provides a convenient method for generating fully or partially methyl-esterified homogalacturonans...
  20. pmc Regulation of glycan structures in animal tissues: transcript profiling of glycan-related genes
    Alison V Nairn
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:17298-313. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Important new players in secondary wall synthesis
    Zheng Hua Ye
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 11:162-4. 2006
    ..Because little is known about genes involved in the synthesis of wood polysaccharides other than cellulose, the identification of these GTs is a breakthrough in the molecular dissection of wood formation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Simple modification of a protein database for mass spectral identification of N-linked glycopeptides
    James A Atwood
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:3002-6. 2005
    ..We demonstrate that the application of the modified database eliminates incorrect glycopeptide assignments, reduces the peptide false-discovery rate, and eliminates the need for manual validation of glycopeptide identifications...
  23. pmc Arabidopsis fragile fiber8, which encodes a putative glucuronyltransferase, is essential for normal secondary wall synthesis
    Ruiqin Zhong
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Plant Cell 17:3390-408. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that FRA8 is a glucuronyltransferase involved in the biosynthesis of glucuronoxylan during secondary wall formation...
  24. ncbi request reprint GLYDE-an expressive XML standard for the representation of glycan structure
    Satya S Sahoo
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Carbohydr Res 340:2802-7. 2005
    ..An online tool () for the conversion of other representations to GLYDE format has been developed...
  25. doi request reprint Structural analysis of arabinoxylans isolated from ball-milled switchgrass biomass
    Koushik Mazumder
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Carbohydr Res 345:2183-93. 2010
    ....
  26. pmc A comprehensive toolkit of plant cell wall glycan-directed monoclonal antibodies
    Sivakumar Pattathil
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Plant Physiol 153:514-25. 2010
    ..The current world-wide toolkit of approximately 180 glycan-directed antibodies from various laboratories provides a large and diverse set of probes for studies of plant cell wall structure, function, dynamics, and biosynthesis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Quantitation by isobaric labeling: applications to glycomics
    James A Atwood
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, 315 Riverbend Road, Athens, Georgia 30602 4712, USA
    J Proteome Res 7:367-74. 2008
    ..We applied QUIBL to quantitate glycomic changes associated with the differentiation of murine embryonic stem cells to embryoid bodies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Primary structure of the 2-O-methyl-alpha-L-fucose-containing side chain of the pectic polysaccharide, rhamnogalacturonan II
    John N Glushka
    Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Department of Chemistry, The University of Georgia, 220 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602 4712, USA
    Carbohydr Res 338:341-52. 2003
    ....
  29. pmc Nectarin IV, a potent endoglucanase inhibitor secreted into the nectar of ornamental tobacco plants. Isolation, cloning, and characterization
    S M Saqlan Naqvi
    Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IW 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 139:1389-400. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Frontiers in glycomics: bioinformatics and biomarkers in disease. An NIH white paper prepared from discussions by the focus groups at a workshop on the NIH campus, Bethesda MD (September 11-13, 2006)
    Nicolle H Packer
    Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, NSW 2109, Australia
    Proteomics 8:8-20. 2008
    ..Additional suggestions were solicited from workshop participants and collected using the workshop mailing list. The results are summarized in this White Paper, authored by the co-chairs of the focus groups...
  31. pmc Analysis of xyloglucan fucosylation in Arabidopsis
    Robyn M Perrin
    Michigan State University Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Plant Physiol 132:768-78. 2003
    ..These results suggest that fucosylated XyG is a suitable substrate for at least one O-acetyltransferase in Arabidopsis...