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Below you will find a list of recent publications that highlight the variety of research being conducted in the lab. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us.

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pubmedSalinas P, Salinas C, Contreras RA, Zuñiga GE, Dupree P, Cardemil L. (2019) Water deficit and abscisic acid treatments increase the expression of a glucomannan mannosyltransferase gene (GMMT) in Aloe vera Burm. F. Phytochemistry. 2019 Mar;159:90-101

pubmedBesser K, Malyon GP, Eborall WS, Paro da Cunha G, Filgueiras JG, Dowle A, Cruz Garcia L, Page SJ, Dupree R, Kern M, Gomez LD, Li Y, Elias L, Sabbadin F, Mohamad SE, Pesante G, Steele-King C, Ribeiro de Azevedo E, Polikarpov I, Dupree P, Cragg SM, Bruce NC, McQueen-Mason SJ. (2018) Hemocyanin facilitates lignocellulose digestion by wood-boring marine crustaceans. Nat Commun. 3;9(1):5125

pubmedCarneiro LABC, Yu L, Dupree P, Ward RJ. (2018) Characterization of a β-galactosidase from Bacillus subtilis with transgalactosylation activity. Int J Biol Macromol. 120(Pt A):279-287

Terrett OM, Dupree P. (2018) Covalent interactions between lignin and hemicelluloses in plant secondary cell walls. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 10;56:97-104

Yu L, Lyczakowski JJ, Pereira CS, Kotake T, Yu X, Li A, Mogelsvang S, Skaf MS, Dupree P. (2018) The Patterned Structure of Galactoglucomannan Suggests It May Bind to Cellulose in Seed Mucilage. Plant Physiol. 178(3):1011-1026

pubmedSabbadin F, Hemsworth GR, Ciano L, Henrissat B, Dupree P, Tryfona T, Marques RDS, Sweeney ST, Besser K, Elias L, Pesante G, Li Y, Dowle AA, Bates R, Gomez LD, Simister R, Davies GJ, Walton PH, Bruce NC, McQueen-Mason SJ.  (2018) An ancient family of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases with roles in arthropod development and biomass digestion Nat Commun. 22;9(1):756.

pubmedJensen JK, Busse-Wicher M, Poulsen CP, Fangel JU, Smith PJ, Yang JY, Peña MJ, Dinesen MH, Martens HJ, Melkonian M, Wong GK, Moremen KW, Wilkerson CG, Scheller HV, Dupree P, Ulvskov P, Urbanowicz BR, Harholt J. (2018) Identification of an algal xylan synthase indicates that there is functional orthology between algal and plant cell wall biosynthesis. New Phytol. 2018 Feb 20.

pubmedSimmons TJ, Frandsen KEH, Ciano L, Tryfona T, Lenfant N, Poulsen JC, Wilson LFL, Tandrup T, Tovborg M, Schnorr K, Johansen KS, Henrissat B, Walton PH, Lo Leggio L, Dupree P. (2017) Structural and electronic determinants of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase reactivity on polysaccharide substrates. Nat Commun. 8(1):1064.

pubmedGrantham NJ, Wurman-Rodrich J, Terrett OM, Lyczakowski JJ, Stott K, Iuga D, Simmons TJ, Durand-Tardif M, Brown SP, Dupree R, Busse-Wicher M, Dupree P. (2017) An even pattern of xylan substitution is critical for interaction with cellulose in plant cell walls. Nat Plants 3(11):859-865.

pubmedLyczakowski JJ, Wicher KB, Terrett OM, Faria-Blanc N, Yu X, Brown D, Krogh KBRM, Dupree P, Busse-Wicher M. (2017) Removal of glucuronic acid from xylan is a strategy to improve the conversion of plant biomass to sugars for bioenergy. Biotechnol Biofuels. 19;10:224.

pubmedPereira CS, Silveira RL, Dupree P, Skaf MS. (2017) Effects of Xylan Side-Chain Substitutions on Xylan-Cellulose Interactions and Implications for Thermal Pretreatment of Cellulosic Biomass. Biomacromolecules.18(4):1311-1321.

pubmedSaez-Aguayo S, Rautengarten C, Temple H, Sanhueza D, Ejsmentewicz T, Sandoval-Ibañez O, Doñas D, Parra-Rojas JP, Ebert B, Lehner A, Mollet JC, Dupree P, Scheller HV, Heazlewood JL, Reyes FC, Orellana A.  (2017) UUAT1 Is a Golgi-Localized UDP-Uronic Acid Transporter That Modulates the Polysaccharide Composition of Arabidopsis Seed Mucilage. Plant Cell. 29(1):129-143.

pubmedSimmons TJ, Mortimer JC, Bernardinelli OD, Pöppler AC, Brown SP, deAzevedo ER, Dupree R, Dupree P. (2016) Folding of xylan onto cellulose fibrils in plant cell walls revealed by solid-state NMR. Nat Commun. 7:13902.

Ramage MH, Burridge H, Busse-Wicher M, Gereday G, Reynolds T, Shah DU, Wu G, Yu L, Fleming P, Densley-Tingley D, Allwood J, Dupree P, Linden PF, Scherman O. (2016) The wood from the trees: The use of timber in construction. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 68(1):333-359.

pubmedSalinas C, Handford M, Pauly M, Dupree P, Cardemil L, (2016) Structural Modifications of Fructans in Aloe barbadensis Miller (Aloe Vera) Grown under Water Stress. PLoS ONE 11(7):e0159819.

pubmedWilkins C, Andersen S, Petersen BO, Li A, Busse-Wicher M, Birch J, Cockburn D, Nakai H, Christensen HE, Kragelund BB, Dupree P, McCleary B, Hindsgaul O, Hachem MA, Svensson B. (2016) An efficient arabinoxylan-debranching α-L-arabinofuranosidase of family GH62 from Aspergiullus nidulans contains a secondary carbohydrate binding site.  Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 100(14):6265-77.

pubmedBusse-Wicher M, Li A, Silveira RL, Pereira CS, Tryfona T, Gomes TC, Skaf MS, Dupree P. (2016) Evolution of xylan substitution patterns in gymnosperms and angiosperms: implications for xylan interaction with cellulose. Plant Physiol. 171(4):2418-31.

pubmedFrandsen KE, Simmons TJ, Dupree P, Poulsen JN, Hemsworth GR, Ciano L, Johnston EM, Tovborg M, Johansen KS, von Freiesleben P, Marmuse L, Fort S, Cottaz S, Driguez H, Henrissat B, Lenfant N, Tuna F, Baldansuren A, Davies GJ, Lo Leggio L, Walton PH. (2016) The molecular basis of polysaacharide cleavage by lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases. Nat Chem Biol. 12(4):298-303.

pubmedBusse-Wicher M, Grantham NJ, Lyczkowski JJ, Nikolovski N, Dupree P. (2016) Xylan decoration patterns and the plant secondary cell wall molecular architecture. Biochem Soc Trans. 44 (1) 74-8.

pubmedZhang Y, Nikolovski N, Sorieul M, Vellosillo T, McFarlane HE, Dupree R, Kesten C, Schneider R, Driemeier C, Lathe R, Lampugnani E, Yu X, Ivakov A, Doblin MS, Mortimer JC, Brown SP, Persson S, Dupree P. (2016) Golgi-localized STELLO proteins regulate the assembly and trafficking of cellulose synthase complexes in Arabidopsis. Nat Commun. 9;7:11656.

pubmedCragg SM, Beckham GT, Bruce NC, Bugg TD, Distel DL, Dupree P, Etxabe AG, Goodell BS, Jellison J, McGeehan JE, McQueen-Mason SJ, Schnorr K, Walton PH, Watts JE, Zimmer M. (2015) Lignocellulose degradation mechanisms across the Tree of Life. Curr Opin Chem Bio. 29: 108 - 119.

pubmedSawake S, Tajima N, Mortimer JC, Lao J, Ishikawa T, Yu X, Yamanashi Y, Yoshimi Y, Kawai-Yamada M, Dupree P, Tsumuraya Y, Kotake T. (2015) KONJAC1 and 2 are key factors for GDP-Mannose generation and affect l-ascorbic acid and glucomannan biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 27 (12) 3397-409.

pubmedGorshkova T, Mokshina N, Chernova T, Ibragimova N, Salnikov V, Mikshina P, Tryfona T, Banasiak A, Immerzeel P, Dupree P, Mellerowicz E. (2015) Aspen tension wood fibers contain β-(1→4)-galactans and acidic arabinogalactans retained by cellulose microfibrils in gelatinous walls. Plant Physiol. 169 (3): 2048 - 63.

pubmedInaba M, Maruyama T, Yoshimi Y, Kotake T, Matsuoka K, Koyama T, Tryfona T, Dupree P, Tsumuraya Y. (2015) l-Fucose-containing arabinogalactan-protein in radish leaves. Carbohydr Res. 415:1-11.

pubmedCornuault V, Buffetto F, Rydahl MG, Marcus SE, Torode TA, Xue J, Crépeau MJ, Faria-Blanc N, Willats WG, Dupree P, Ralet MC, Knox JP. (2015) Monoclonal antibodies indicate low-abundance links between heteroxylan and other glycans of plant cell walls. Planta. 242(6):1321-34.

pubmedRogowski A, Briggs JA, Mortimer JC, Tryfona T, Terrapon N, Lowe EC, Baslé A, Morland C, Day AM, Zheng H, Rogers TE, Thompson P, Hawkins AR, Yadav MP, Henrissat B, Martens EC, Dupree P, Gilbert HJ, Bolam DN. (2015) Glycan complexity dictates microbial resource allocation in the large intestine. Nat Commun. 6:7481.

pubmedMortimer JC, Faria-Blanc N, Yu X, Tryfona T, Sorieul M, Ng YZ, Zhang Z, Stott K, Anders N, Dupree P (2015) An unusual xylan in Arabidopsis primary cell walls is synthesised by GUX3, IRX9L, IRX10L and IRX14. Plant J. 83(3):413-26.

pubmedKuge T, Nagoya H, Tryfona T, Kurokawa T, Yoshimi Y, Dohmae N, Tsubaki K, Dupree P, Tsumuraya Y, Kotake T (2015) Action of an endo-β-1,3(4)-glucanase on cellobiosyl unit structure in barley β-1,3:1,4-glucan. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 79(11):1810-7.

pubmedDupree R, Simmons TJ, Mortimer J, Patel D, Iuga D, Brown SP, Dupree P (2015) Probing the Molecular Architecture of Arabidopsis thaliana Secondary Cell Walls Using Two- and Three-Dimensional 13C Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 54(14):2335-45.

pubmedLo Leggio L, Simmons TJ, Poulsen JC, Frandsen KE, Hemsworth GR, Stringer MA, von Freiesleben P, Tovborg M, Johansen KS, De Maria L, Harris PV, Soong CL, Dupree P, Tryfona T, Lenfant N, Henrissat B, Davies GJ, Walton PH (2015) Structure and boosting activity of a starch-degrading lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase. Nat Commun. 6:596.

pubmedDerba-Maceluch M, Awano T, Takahashi J, Lucenius J, Ratke C, Kontro I, Busse-Wicher M, Kosik O, Tanaka R, Winéll A, Kallas A, Lesniewska J, Berthold F, Immerzeel P, Teeri TT, Ezcurra I, Dupree P, Serimaa R, Mellerowicz EJ. (2014) Suppression of xylan endotransglycosylase PtxtXyn10A affects cellulose microfibril angle in secondary wall in aspen wood. New Phytol. 205(2):666-81.

pubmedNikolovski N, Shliaha PV, Gatto L, Dupree P, Lilley KS. (2014) Label free protein quantification for plant Golgi protein localisation and abundance. Plant Physiol. 166(2):1033-43.

pubmedRennie EA, Ebert B, Miles GP, Cahoon RE, Christiansen KM, Stonebloom S, Khatab H, Twell D, Petzold CJ, Adams PD, Dupree P, Heazlewood JL, Cahoon EB, Scheller HV. (2014) Identification of a Sphingolipid α-Glucuronosyltransferase That Is Essential for Pollen Function in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 26(8):3314-25.

pubmedRautengarten C, Ebert B, Moreno I, Temple H, Herter T, Link B, Doñas-Cofré D, Moreno A, Saéz-Aguayo S, Blanco F, Mortimer JC, Schultink A, Reiter WD, Dupree P, Pauly M, Heazlewood JL, Scheller HV, Orellana A. (2014) The Golgi localized bifunctional UDP-rhamnose/UDP-galactose transporter family of Arabidopsis.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 111(31):11563-8.

pubmedShimoda R, Okabe K, Kotake T, Matsuoka K, Koyama T, Tryfona T, Liang HC, Dupree P,  Tsumuraya Y. (2014) Enzymatic fragmentation of carbohydrate moieties of radish arabinogalactan-protein and elucidation of the structures. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem.78(5):818-31.

pubmedBusse-Wicher M, Gomes TC, Tryfona T, Nikolovski N, Stott K, Grantham NJ, Bolam DN, Skaf MS, Dupree P. (2014) The pattern of xylan acetylation suggests xylan may interact with cellulose microfibrils as a two-fold helical screw in the secondary plant cell wall of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 79(3):492-506.

pubmedvan Munster JM, Daly P, Delmas S, Pullan ST, Blythe MJ, Malla S, Kokolski M, Noltorp EC, Wennberg K, Fetherston R, Beniston R, Yu X, Dupree P, Archer DB. (2014) The role of carbon starvation in the induction of enzymes that degrade plant-derived carbohydrates in Aspergillus niger. Fungal Genet Biol. S1087-1845.

pubmedTryfona T, Theys TE, Wagner T, Stott K, Keegstra K, Dupree P. (2014) Characterisation of FUT4 and FUT6 α-(1 → 2)-fucosyltransferases reveals that absence of root arabinogalactan fucosylation increases Arabidopsis root growth salt sensitivity. PLoS One. 9(3):e93291.

pubmedWan Y, Gritsch C, Tryfona T, Ray MJ, Andongabo A, Hassani-Pak K, Jones HD, Dupree P, Karp A, Shewry PR, Mitchell RA. (2014) Secondary cell wall composition and candidate gene expression in developing willow (Salix purpurea) stems. Planta. 239(5):1041-53.

pubmedRogowski A, Baslé A, Farinas CS, Solovyova A, Mortimer JC, Dupree P, Gilbert HJ, Bolam DN. (2014)Evidence That GH115 α-Glucuronidase Activity, Which Is Required to Degrade Plant Biomass, Is Dependent on Conformational Flexibility. J Biol Chem. 289(1):53-64.

pubmedKnoch E, Dilokpimol A, Tryfona T, Poulsen CP, Xiong G, Harholt J, Petersen BL, Ulvskov P, Hadi MZ, Kotake T, Tsumuraya Y, Pauly M, Dupree P, Geshi N. (2013) A beta-glucuronosyltransferase from Arabidopsis thaliana involved in biosynthesis of type II arabinogalactan has a role in cell elongation during seedling growth. Plant J. 76(6):1016-29.

pubmedGeshi N, Johansen J, Dilokpimol A, Rolland A, Belcram K, Kotake T, Tsumuraya Y, Kaneko S, Tryfona T, Dupree P, Stéphane V, Scheller H, Hofte H, Mouille G. (2013) A galactosyltransferase acting on arabinogalactan protein glycans is essential for embryo development in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal Oct;76(1):128-37.

pubmedLi X, Jackson P, Rubtsov DV, Faria-Blanc N, Mortimer JC, Turner SR, Krogh KB, Johansen KS, Dupree P. (2013) Development and application of a high throughput carbohydrate profiling technique for analyzing plant cell wall polysaccharides and carbohydrate active enzymes. Biotechnol Biofuels. Jul 3;6(1):94.

pubmedHemsley PA, Weimar T, Lilley K, Dupree P, Grierson C. (2013) Palmitoylation in plants: New insights through proteomics. Plant Signal Behav. 2013 Jun 5;8(8).

pubmedMortimer JC, Yu X, Albrecht S, Sicilia F, Huichalaf M, Ampuero D, Michaelson LV, Murphy AM, Matsunaga T, Kurz S, Stephens E, Baldwin TC, Ishii T, Napier JA, Weber AP, Handford MG, Dupree P. (2013)Abnormal Glycosphingolipid Mannosylation Triggers Salicylic Acid-Mediated Responses in Arabidopsis.Plant Cell. May;25(5):1881-94.

pubmedVan Acker R, Vanholme R, Storme V., Mortimer JC, Dupree P and Boerjan W. (2013) Lignin biosynthesis perturbations affect secondary cell wall composition and saccharification yield in Arabidopsis thaliana. Biotechnology for Biofuels 6(1):46.

pubmedBromley JR, Busse-Wicher M, Tryfona T, Mortimer JC, Zhang Z, Brown D, Dupree P. (2013) GUX1 and GUX2 glucuronyltransferases decorate distinct domains of glucuronoxylan with different substitution patterns. Plant J. 74(3):423–434.

pubmedKitazawa K, Tryfona T, Yoshimi Y, Hayashi Y, Kawauchi S, Antonov L, Tanaka H, Takahashi T, Kaneko S, Dupree P, Tsumuraya Y, Kotake T. (2013) β-Galactosyl Yariv reagent binds to the β-1,3-galactan of arabinogalactan-proteins. Plant Physiol. Mar;161(3):1117-26.

pubmedHemsley PA, Weimar T, Lilley KS, Dupree P and Grierson CS. (2013) A proteomic approach identifies many novel palmitoylated proteins in Arabidopsis. New Phytol. Feb;197(3):805-14.

pubmedWang Y, Mortimer JC, Davis J, Dupree P, Keegstra K. (2013) Identification of an additional protein involved in mannan biosynthesis. Plant J. 73(1):105-117.

pubmedNikolovski N, Rubtsov D, Segura MP, Miles GP, Stevens TJ, Dunkley TP, Munro S, Lilley KS, Dupree P. (2012) Putative glycosyltransferases and other plant Golgi apparatus proteins are revealed by LOPIT proteomics. Plant Physiol. Oct;160(2):1037-51.

pubmedTryfona T, Liang HC, Kotake T, Tsumuraya Y, Stephens E, Dupree P. (2012) Structural characterisation of Arabidopsis leaf arabinogalactan polysaccharides. Plant Physiol. Oct;160(2):653-66.

pubmedKosik O, Bromley JR, Busse-Wicher M, Zhang Z, Dupree P. (2012) Studies of enzymatic cleavage of cellulose using polysaccharide analysis by carbohydrate gel electrophoresis (PACE). Methods Enzymol.510:51-67.

pubmedAnders N, Wilkinson MD, Lovegrove A, Freeman J, Tryfona T, Pellny TK, Weimar T, Mortimer JC, Stott K, Baker JM, Defoin-Platel M, Shewry PR, Dupree P, Mitchell RAC. (2012) Glycosyl transferases in family 61 mediate arabinofuranosyl transfer onto xylan in grasses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 17;109(3):989-93.

pubmedQuinlan RJ, Sweeney MD, Lo Leggio L, Otten H, Poulsen JC, Johansen KS, Krogh KB, Jørgensen CI, Tovborg M, Anthonsen A, Tryfona T, Walter CP, Dupree P, Xu F, Davies GJ, Walton PH. (2011) Insights into the oxidative degradation of cellulose by a copper metalloenzyme that exploits biomass components.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Sep 13;108(37):15079-84.

pubmedMarsh JT, Tryfona T, Powers SJ, Stephens E, Dupree P, Shewry PR, Lovegrove A. (2011)Determination of the N-Glycosylation Patterns of Seed Proteins: Applications To Determine the Authenticity and Substantial Equivalence of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops. J Agric Food Chem. Aug 24;59(16):8779-88.

pubmedBrown D, Wightman R, Zhang Z, Gomez LD, Atanassov I, Bukowski JP, Tryfona T, McQueen-Mason SJ, Dupree P, Turner S. (2011) Arabidopsis genes IRREGULAR XYLEM (IRX15) and IRX15L encode DUF579-containing proteins that are essential for normal xylan deposition in the secondary cell wall.Plant J. May;66(3):401-13.

pubmedTryfona T, Liang HC, Kotake T, Kaneko S, Marsh J, Ichinose H, Lovegrove A, Tsumuraya Y, Shewry PR, Stephens E, Dupree P. (2010) Carbohydrate structural analysis of wheat flour arabinogalactan protein.Carbohydr Res. Dec 10;345(18):2648-56.

pubmedMortimer JC, Miles GP, Brown DM, Zhang Z, Segura MP, Weimar T, Yu X, Seffen KA, Stephens E, Turner SR, Dupree P. (2010) Absence of branches from xylan in Arabidopsis gux mutants reveals potential for simplification of lignocellulosic biomass. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Oct 5;107(40):17409-14.

pubmedStephenson AL, Dupree P, Scott SA, Dennis JS. (2010) The environmental and economic sustainability of potential bioethanol from willow in the UK. Bioresour Technol. Dec;101(24):9612-23.

pubmedSegura MP, Lilley KS, Dupree P. (2010) Proteomic complex detection using sedimentation (ProCoDeS): screening for proteins in stable complexes and their candidate interaction partners. Biochem Soc Trans. Aug;38(4):923-7.

pubmedColleoni C, Linka M, Deschamps P, Handford MG, Dupree P, Weber AP, Ball SG. (2010) Phylogenetic and biochemical evidence supports the recruitment of an ADP-glucose translocator for the export of photosynthate during plastid endosymbiosis. Mol Biol Evol. Jun 24.

pubmedYamaguchi M, Goué N, Igarashi H, Ohtani M, Nakano Y, Mortimer JC, Nishikubo N, Kubo M, Katayama Y, Kakegawa K, Dupree P, Demura T. (2010) VASCULAR-RELATED NAC-DOMAIN6 and VASCULAR-RELATED NAC-DOMAIN7 effectively induce transdifferentiation into xylem vessel elements under control of an induction system. Plant Physiol. Jul;153(3):906-14.

pubmedGoubet F, Barton CJ, Mortimer JC, Yu X, Zhang Z, Miles GP, Richens J, Liepman AH, Seffen K, Dupree P. (2009) Cell wall glucomannan in Arabidopsis is synthesised by CSLA glycosyltransferases, and influences the progression of embryogenesis. Plant J.60(3):527-38.

pubmedEstevez JM, Fernández PV, Kasulin L, Dupree P, Ciancia M. (2009) Chemical and in situ characterization of macromolecular components of the cell walls from the green seaweed Codium fragile.Glycobiology.19(3):212-28.

pubmedBrown DM, Zhang Z, Stephens E, Dupree P, Turner SR. (2008) Characterization of IRX10 and IRX10-like reveals an essential role in glucuronoxylan biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant J.57(4):732-746.

pubmedSadowski PG, Groen AJ, Dupree P, Lilley KS.(2008)Sub-cellular localization of membrane proteins.Proteomics.8(19):3991-4011.

pubmedRidlova G, Mortimer JC, Maslen SL, Dupree P, Stephens E. (2008) Oligosaccharide relative quantitation using isotope tagging and normal-phase liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom.22(17):2723-30.

pubmedMills RF, Doherty ML, López-Marqués RL, Weimar T, Dupree P, Palmgren MG, Pittman JK, Williams LE. (2008) ECA3, a Golgi-localized P2A-type ATPase, plays a crucial role in manganese nutrition in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol.146, 116-28.

pubmedBrown DM, Goubet F, Wong VW, Goodacre R, Stephens E, Dupree P, Turner SR. (2007) Comparison of five xylan synthesis mutants reveals new insight into the mechanisms of xylan synthesis. Plant J.52, 1154-68.

pubmedLilley KS, Dupree P. (2007) Plant organelle proteomics. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 10, 594-9.

pubmedPalackal N, Lyon CS, Zaidi S, Luginbuhl P, Dupree P, Goubet F, Macomber JL, Short JM, Hazlewood GP, Robertson DE, Steer BA. (2007) A Multifunctional Hybrid Glycosyl Hydrolase Discovered in an Uncultured Microbial Consortium from Ruminant Gut. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 74, 113-124.

pubmedMaslen, S, Goubet F, Adam A, Dupree P and E Stephens. (2007) Structure elucidation of arabinoxylan isomers by normal phase liquid chromatography – MALDI-TOF/TOF tandem mass spectrometry. Carbohydrate Research 342, 724-35.

pubmedMitchell RA, Dupree P, Shewry PR. (2007) A Novel Bioinformatics Approach Identifies Candidate Genes for the Synthesis and Feruloylation of Arabinoxylan. Plant Physiol. 144, 43-53.

pubmedBown L, Kusaba S, Goubet F, Codrai L, Dale AG, Zhang Z, Yu X, Morris K, Ishii T, Evered C, Dupree P, Jackson S. (2007) The ectopically parting cells 1-2 (epc1-2) mutant exhibits an exaggerated response to abscisic acid. J Exp Bot. 58, 1813-1823.

pubmedRösti J, Barton CJ, Albrecht S, Dupree P, Pauly M, Findlay K, Roberts K, and Seifert GJ. (2007) UDP-Glucose 4-Epimerase Isoforms UGE2 and UGE4 Cooperate in Providing UDP-Galactose for Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Growth of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell 19, 1565-1579.

pubmedHartman NT, Sicilia F, Lilley KS, Dupree P. (2007) Proteomic Complex Detection Using Sedimentation. Analytical Chemistry 79, 2078-2083.

pubmedBenova-Kakosova A, Digonnet C, Goubet F, Ranocha P, Jauneau A, Pesquet E, Barbier O, Zhang Z, Capek P, Dupree P, Liskova D, Goffner D. (2006) Galactoglucomannans Increase Cell Population Density and Alter the Protoxylem/metaxylem Tracheary Element Ratio in Xylogenic Cultures of Zinnia Elegans.Plant Physiol 104, 696-709.

pubmedPereira LA, Schoor S, Goubet F, Dupree P, Moffatt BA. (2006) Deficiency of adenosine kinase activity affects the degree of pectin methyl-esterification in cell walls of Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 224, 1401-1414.

pubmedKlein EM, Mascheroni L, Pompa A, Ragni L, Weimar T, Lilley KS, Dupree P and Vitale A. (2006) In Vivo Activity and Stress Induction of Plant Endoplasmin. Plant J. 48 657-673.

pubmedDunkley TP, Hester S, Shadforth IP, Runions J, Weimar T, Hanton SL, Griffin JL, Bessant C, Brandizzi F, Hawes C, Watson RB, Dupree P, Lilley KS. (2006) Mapping the Arabidopsis organelle proteome. PNAS 103, 6518-6523.

pubmedBarton CJ , Tailford L, Welchman H, Zhang Z, Gilbert HJ, Dupree P and Goubet F. (2006) Enzymatic fingerprinting of Arabidopsis pectic polysaccharides using PACE- polysaccharide analysis by carbohydrate gelelectrophoresis. Planta, 224, 163-174.

pubmedGoubet F, Strom A, Quemener B, Stephens E, Williams MA, Dupree P. (2006) Resolution of the structural isomers of partially methylesterified oligogalacturonides by polysaccharide analysis using carbohydrate gelelectrophoresis. Glycobiology, 16, 29-35.

pubmedGoubet F, Dupree P, Yu X and Oatey P. (2005) Detecting fluorescent dyes on 1-D polyacrylamide gels - How CCD technology compares with laser-based scanning. Genomics and proteomics, journal "on line".

pubmedPhalipV, Delalande F, Carapito C, Goubet F, Hatsch D, Leize-Wagner E, Dupree P, Van Dorsselaer A and Jeltsch J-M. (2005) Diversity of the exoproteome of Fusarium graminearum grown on plant cell wall.Current Genetics 48, 366-379

pubmedGoubet F, Ström A, Dupree P and Williams MAK. (2005) An investigation of pectin methylation patterns by two independent methods: capillary electrophoresis and polysaccharide analysis using carbohydrate gel electrophoresis. Carbohydr Res 340, 1193-1199

pubmedGoubet F, Dupree P, Yu X and Oatey P. (2005) Imaging fluorescent proteomics dyes CCD-based systems offer an inexpensive method of detection and analysis. International Biotechnology Laboratory, 23, 14-15

pubmedBorner GHH, Sherrier DJ, Weimar T, Michaelson LV, Hawkins ND, MacAskill A, Napier JA, Beale MH, Lilley KS and P Dupree. (2005) Analysis of detergent-resistant membranes in Arabidopsis: evidence for plasma membrane lipid rafts. Plant Physiol, 137, 104-16

pubmedGillespie J, Rogers SW, Deery M, Dupree P and JC Rogers. (2005) A Unique Family of Proteins Associated with Internalized Membranes in the Protein Storage Vacuoles of the Brassicaceae. Plant J. 41, 429-41

pubmedHandford MG, Sicilia F, Brandizzi F, Chung JH and P Dupree. (2004) Arabidopsis thaliana expresses multiple Golgi-localised nucleotide-sugar transporters related to GONST1. Molecular and General Genomics, 272, 397-410

pubmedDunkley TP, Watson R, Griffin JL, Dupree P, and KS Lilley. (2004) Localization of organelle proteins by isotope tagging (LOPIT). Mol Cell Proteomics, 3, 1128-1134

pubmedDunkley TP, Dupree P, Watson RB, Lilley KS. (2004) The use of isotope-coded affinity tags (ICAT) to study organelle proteomes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Biochem Soc Trans. 32, 520-3

pubmedPalackal N, Brennan Y, Callen WN, Dupree P, Frey G, Goubet F, Hazlewood GP, Healey S, Kang YE, Kretz KA, Lee E, Tan X, Tomlinson GL, Verruto J, Wong VW, Mathur EJ, Short JM, Robertson DE, Steer BA. (2004) An Evolutionary Route To Xylanase Process Fitness. Protein Science, 13, 494-503

pubmedLalanne E, David Honys D, Johnson A, Borner GHH , Lilley KS, Dupree P, Grossniklaus U, and D Twell. (2004) SETH1 and SETH2, two components of the glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor biosynthetic pathway, are required for pollen germination and tube growth in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 16, 229-240

pubmedHandford MG, TC Baldwin, F Goubet, TA Prime, J Miles, X Yu and P Dupree. (2003) Localisation and characterisation of cell wall mannan polysaccharides in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 218, 27-36

pubmedGoubet, F, B Morriswood and P Dupree. (2003) Analysis of methylated and unmethylated polygalacturonic acid structure by PACE: Polysaccharide Analysis using Carbohydrate gel Electrophoresis. Analytical Biochem. 321, 174-182

pubmedHogg D, Pell G, Dupree P, Goubet F, Martín-Orúe SM, Armand S, Gilbert HJ. (2003) The modular architecture of Cellvibrio japonicus mannanases in glycoside hydrolase families 5 and 26 points to differences in their role in mannan degradation. Biochem J. 371(Pt 3):1027-43

pubmedBorner, GHH, KS Lilley, TJ Stevens and P Dupree. (2003) Identification of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchored Proteins in Arabidopsis. A Proteomic and Genomic Analysis.Plant Physiol. 132, 568-577

pubmedGoubet, F, A Misrahi, SK Park, Z Zhang, D Twell, and P Dupree. (2003) AtCSLA7, a Cellulose Synthase-Like Putative Glycosyltransferase, Is Important for Pollen Tube Growth and Embryogenesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 131, 547-557

pubmedGHH Borner, DJ Sherrier, TJ Stevens, IT Arkin and P Dupree. (2002) Prediction of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-anchored proteins in Arabidopsis: a genomic analysis. Plant Physiol. 129, 486-489

pubmedGoubet, F, P Jackson, M Deery and P Dupree. (2002) Polysaccharide Analysis using Carbohydrate gel Electrophoresis (PACE): a method to study plant cell wall polysaccharides and polysaccharide hydrolases. Analytical Biochemistry, 300, 53-68

pubmedBaldwin, TC, Handford, MG, Yuseff, I, Orellana, O and P Dupree. (2001) Identification and Characterization of GONST1, a Golgi-Localized GDP- Mannose Transporter in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell, 13, 2283­-2295

pubmedMahon, P and P. Dupree. (2001) Quantitative and reproducible 2D Gel analysis: Colloidal Coomassie and Phoretix 2D. Electrophoresis, 22, 2075­-2085

pubmedPrime, TA, DJ Sherrier, P. Mahon, LC Packman and P Dupree. (2000) Proteomic analysis of organelles from Arabidopsis thaliana. Electrophoresis, 21, 3488-3499

pubmedSherrier, DJ, TA Prime and P Dupree. (1999) GPI-anchored cell surface proteins from Arabidopsis.Electrophoresis 20, 2027-2035

pubmedWee, EGT, DJ Sherrier, TA Prime and P Dupree. (1998) Targeting of active Sialyltransferase to the plant Golgi apparatus. Plant Cell 10, 1759-1768

pubmedSantoni V et al. (1998) Use of a proteome strategy for tagging of proteins present at the plasma membrane. Plant Journal, 16, 633-641

pubmedDupree, P and DJ Sherrier. (1998) The plant Golgi apparatus. BBA Mol.Cell.Res. 1404, 259-270

An even pattern of xylan substitution is critical for interaction with cellulose in plant cell walls.


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