Oppenheimer Lab


Research Articles

Hauser, B.A., Sun, K., Oppenheimer, D.G., and Sage, T. (2005). Changes in mitochondrial membrane potential and accumulation of reactive oxygen species precede ultrastructural changes during ovule abortion. Planta (In Press). [Download pdf 0.6Mb]

Zhang, X., Grey, P.H., Krishnakumar, S., and Oppenheimer, D.G. (2005) The IRREGULAR TRICHOME BRANCH loci regulate trichome elongation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol 46:1549-1560. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.5Mb]

Zhang, X., Dyachok, J., Krishnakumar, S., Smith, L.G., and Oppenheimer, D.G. (2005) IRREGULAR TRICHOME BRANCH1 in Arabidopsis Encodes a Plant Homolog of the Actin-Related Protein2/3 Complex Activator Scar/WAVE That Regulates Actin and Microtubule Organization. Plant Cell 17:1-13. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.5Mb] [view article online]

Albert, V.A., Soltis, D.E., Carlson, J.E., Farmerie, W.G., Wall, P.K., Ilut, D.C., Solow, T.M., Mueller, L.A., Landherr, L.L., Hu, Y., Buzgo, M., Kim, S., Yoo, M.J., Frohlich, M.W., Perl-Treves, R., Schlarbaum, S.E., Bliss, B.J., Zhang, X., Tanksley, S.D., Oppenheimer, D.G., Soltis, P.S., Ma, H., Depamphilis, C.W., and Leebens-Mack, J.H. (2005) Floral gene resources from basal angiosperms for comparative genomics research. BMC Plant Biol 5:5. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.5Mb]

Kirik, V., Lee, M.M., Wester, K., Herrmann, U., Zheng, Z., Oppenheimer, D., Schiefelbein, J. and Hulskamp, M. (2005) Functional diversification of MYB23 and GL1 genes in trichome morphogenesis and initiation. Development 132:1477-1485. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.5Mb]

Park, S.O., Zheng, Z., Oppenheimer, D.G. and Hauser, B.A. (2005) The PRETTY FEW SEEDS 2 gene encodes an Arabidopsis homeodomain protein that regulates ovule development. Development 132:841-849. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.8Mb]

Zhang, X. and Oppenheimer, D.G. (2004) A simple and efficient method for isolating trichomes for downstream analyses. Plant Cell Physiol 45: 221-4. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.25Mb]

Albert, V.A., Oppenheimer, D.G. and Lindqvist, C. (2002) Pleiotropy, redundancy and the evolution of flowers. Trends in Plant Science 7: 297-301. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.25Mb]

Folkers, U., Kirik, V., Schobinger, U., Falk, S., Krishnakumar, S., Pollock, M.A., Oppenheimer, D.G., Day, I., Reddy, A.S., Jurgens, G. and Hulskamp, M. (2002) The cell morphogenesis gene ANGUSTIFOLIA encodes a CtBP/BARS-like protein and is involved in the control of the microtubule cytoskeleton. EMBO J 21: 1280-8. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.44Mb]

Walker, J.D., Oppenheimer, D.G., Concienne, J. and Larkin, J.C. (2000) SIAMESE, a gene controlling the endoreduplication cell cycle in Arabidopsis thaliana trichomes. Development 127: 3931-40. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.33Mb]

Pollock, M.A. and Oppenheimer, D.G. (1999) Inexpensive alternative to M&S medium for selection of Arabidopsis plants in culture. Biotechniques 26: 254-7. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.1Mb]

Luo, D. and Oppenheimer, D.G. (1999) Genetic control of trichome branch number in Arabidopsis: the roles of the FURCA loci. Development 126: 5547-57. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.5Mb]

Krishnakumar, S. and Oppenheimer, D.G. (1999) Extragenic suppressors of the Arabidopsis zwi-3 mutation identify new genes that function in trichome branch formation and pollen tube growth. Development 126: 3079-88. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.22Mb]

Oppenheimer, D.G., Pollock, M.A., Vacik, J., Szymanski, D.B., Ericson, B., Feldmann, K. and Marks, M.D. (1997) Essential role of a kinesin-like protein in Arabidopsis trichome morphogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94: 6261-6. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.75Mb]

Marks, M.D., Oppenheimer, D.G., and Garon, E. (1996) Analysis of clonal sectors of altered epidermis on EMS treated Arabidopsis plants. Weeds World 2:1-5.

Esch, J.J., Oppenheimer, D.G. and Marks, M.D. (1994) Characterization of a weak allele of the GL1 gene of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology 24: 203-207. [PubMed]

Larkin, J.C., Oppenheimer, D.G., Lloyd, A.M., Paparozzi, E.T. and Marks, M.D. (1994) Roles of the GLABROUS1 and TRANSPARENT TESTA GLABRA genes in Arabidopsis trichome development. Plant Cell 6: 1065-1076. [PubMed]

Larkin, J.C., Oppenheimer, D.G., Pollock, S. and Marks, M.D. (1993) The Arabidopsis GLABROUS1 Gene Requires Downstream Sequences for Function. Plant Cell 5: 1739-1748. [PubMed] [Download pdf 1.6Mb]

Oppenheimer, D.G., Herman, P.L., Sivakumaran, S., Esch, J. and Marks, M.D. (1991) A myb gene required for leaf trichome differentiation in Arabidopsis is expressed in stipules. Cell 67: 483-493. [PubMed]

Oppenheimer, D.G., Haas, N., Silflow, C.D. and Snustad, D.P. (1988) The beta-tubulin gene family of Arabidopsis thaliana: preferential accumulation of the beta1 transcript in roots. Gene 63: 87-102. [PubMed]

Ludwig, S.R., Oppenheimer, D.G., Silflow, C.D. and Snustad, D.P. (1988) The alpha 1-tubulin gene of Arabidopsis thaliana: primary structure and preferential expression in flowers. Plant Molecular Biology 10: 311-321. [PubMed]

Ludwig, S.R., Oppenheimer, D.G., Silflow, C.D. and Snustad, D.P. (1987) Characterization of the alpha-tubulin gene family of Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 84: 5833-7. [PubMed] [Download pdf 1.2Mb]


Smith, L.G. and Oppenheimer, D.G. (2005) Spatial control of cell expansion by the plant cytoskeleton. Ann Rev Cell and Devel Biol 21: 271-295. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.5 Mb]

Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S., Albert, V.A., Oppenheimer, D.G., dePamphilis, C.W., Ma, H., Frohlich, M.W. and Theissen, G. (2002) Missing links: the genetic architecture of flowers and floral diversification. Trends in Plant Science 7: 22-31; discussion 31-34. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.23 Mb]

Oppenheimer, D.G. (1998) Genetics of plant cell shape. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1: 520-524. [PubMed] [Download pdf 0.36 Mb]

Larkin, J.C., Oppenheimer, D.G. and Marks, M.D. (1994) The GL1 Gene and the Trichome Developmental Pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana. In Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation 20: 259-275. [PubMed]

Oppenheimer, D.G., Esch, J. and Marks, M.D. (1993) Molecular Genetics of Arabidopsis Trichome Development. In Control of Plant Gene Expression. Edited by Verma, D.P.S. pp. 275-286. CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Marks, M.D., Esch, J., Herman, P., Sivakumaran, S. and Oppenheimer, D. (1991) A model for cell-type determination and differentiation in plants. In Molecular Biology of Plant Development. Edited by Jenkins, G. and Schuch, W. pp. 259-275. Company of Biologists Limited, Cambridge.

Silflow, C.D., Oppenheimer, D.G., Kopczak, S.D., Ploense, S.E., Ludwig, S.R., Haas, N. and Snustad, D.P. (1987) Plant tubulin genes: structure and differential expression during development. Devel Genet 8:435-460.


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