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Random GFP::cDNA fusions enable visualization of subcellular structures in cells of Arabidopsis at a high frequency.
We describe a general approach for identifying components of subcellular structures in a multicellular organism by exploiting the ability to generate thousands of independent transformants inExpand
Sulfonylurea-resistant mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana
SummaryChlorsulfuron-resistant mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana were isolated by screening for growth of seedlings in the presence of the herbicide. Both whole plants and derived tissue cultures wereExpand
Visualization of Cellulose Synthase Demonstrates Functional Association with Microtubules
Expression of a functional yellow fluorescent protein fusion to cellulose synthase (CESA) in transgenic Arabidopsis plants allowed the process of cellulose deposition to be visualized in livingExpand
Cellulose synthesis in higher plants.
  • C. Somerville
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of cell and developmental biology
  • 9 October 2006
Cellulose microfibrils play essential roles in the organization of plant cell walls, thereby allowing a growth habit based on turgor. The fibrils are made by 30 nm diameter plasma membrane complexesExpand
The cellulose synthase superfamily.
The availability of a nearly complete genome sequence for Arabidopsis has created many novel opportunities to identify, by computational methods, the genes that encode enzymes, which have beenExpand
Insensitivity to Ethylene Conferred by a Dominant Mutation in Arabidopsis thaliana
Ethylene influences a number of developmental processes and responses to stress in higher plants. The molecular basis for the action of ethylene was investigated in mutants of Arabidopsis thalianaExpand
Alterations in Growth, Photosynthesis, and Respiration in a Starchless Mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Deficient in Chloroplast Phosphoglucomutase Activity.
A mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. which lacks leaf starch was isolated by screening for plants which did not stain with iodine. The starchless phenotype, confirmed by quantitative enzymicExpand
The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR): a comprehensive database and web-based information retrieval, analysis, and visualization system for a model plant
This paper describes the initial steps we have taken toward realizing these goals in a project called The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) (www.arabidopsis.org). Expand
Identification of genes required for cellulose synthesis by regression analysis of public microarray data sets.
Coexpression patterns of gene expression across many microarray data sets may reveal networks of genes involved in linked processes. To identify factors involved in cellulose biosynthesis, we used aExpand
Genetic evidence for three unique components in primary cell-wall cellulose synthase complexes in Arabidopsis
In higher plants, cellulose is synthesized at the plasma membrane by the cellulose synthase (CESA) complex. The catalytic core of the complex is believed to be composed of three types of CESAExpand