Somerville Lab Publications

Berrocal-Lobo M, Stone S, Yang X, Antico J, Callis J, Ramonell KM, Somerville S.  ATL9, a RING zinc finger protein with E3 ubiquitin ligase activity implicated in chitin- and NADPH oxidase-mediated defense responses.  PLoS One. 2010 Dec 23;5(12):e14426.
Hématy K, Cherk C, Somerville S.  Host-pathogen warfare at the plant cell wall.  Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2009 Aug;12(4):406-13. Epub 2009 Jul 16. Review.
Fabro G, Di Rienzo JA, Voigt CA, Savchenko T, Dehesh K, Somerville S, Alvarez ME.Genome-wide expression profiling arabidopsis at the stage of Golovinomyces cichoracearum haustorium formation.Plant Physiol. 2008 Mar;146(3):1421-39. Epub 2008 Jan 24. article

Chang CS, Li YH, Chen LT, Chen WC, Hsieh WP, Shin J, Jane WN, Chou SJ, Choi G, Hu JM, Somerville S, Wu SH.LZF1, a HY5-regulated transcriptional factor, functions in Arabidopsis de-etiolation.Plant J. 2008 Apr;54(2):205-19. Epub 2008 Jan 7.

Zimmerli L, Hou BH, Tsai CH, Jakab G, Mauch-Mani B, Somerville S.The xenobiotic beta-aminobutyric acid enhances Arabidopsis thermotolerance.Plant J. 2008 Jan;53(1):144-56. Epub 2007 Nov 28.

Espinoza C, Medina C, Somerville S, Arce-Johnson P.Senescence-associated genes induced during compatible viral interactions with grapevine and Arabidopsis.J Exp Bot. 2007;58(12):3197-212. Epub 2007 Aug 30. article

Vorwerk S, Schiff C, Santamaria M, Koh S, Nishimura M, Vogel J, Somerville C, Somerville S.EDR2 negatively regulates salicylic acid-based defenses and cell death during powdery mildew infections of Arabidopsis thaliana.BMC Plant Biol. 2007 Jul 6;7:35. article

Hernández-Blanco C, Feng DX, Hu J, Sánchez-Vallet A, Deslandes L, Llorente F, Berrocal-Lobo M, Keller H, Barlet X, Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Anderson LK, Somerville S, Marco Y, Molina A.Impairment of cellulose synthases required for Arabidopsis secondary cell wall formation enhances disease resistance.Plant Cell. 2007 Mar;19(3):890-903. Epub 2007 Mar 9. article

Schenk PM, Kazan K, Manners JM, Anderson JP, Simpson RS, Wilson IW, Somerville SC, Maclean DJ "Systemic gene expression in Arabidopsis during an incompatible interaction with Alternaria brassicicola." Plant Physiol 2003; 132: 2: 999-1010

Collins NC, Thordal-Christensen H, Lipka V, Bau S, Kombrink E, Qiu JL, Hückelhoven R, Stein M, Freialdenhoven A, Somerville SC, Schulze-Lefert P "SNARE-protein-mediated disease resistance at the plant cell wall." Nature 2003; 425: 6961: 973-7

Cartieaux F, Thibaud MC, Zimmerli L, Lessard P, Sarrobert C, David P, Gerbaud A, Robaglia C, Somerville S, Nussaume L "Transcriptome analysis of Arabidopsis colonized by a plant-growth promoting rhizobacterium reveals a general effect on disease resistance." Plant J 2003; 36: 2: 177-88

Scheible WR, Fry B, Kochevenko A, Schindelasch D, Zimmerli L, Somerville S, Loria R, Somerville CR "An Arabidopsis mutant resistant to thaxtomin A, a cellulose synthesis inhibitor from Streptomyces species." Plant Cell 2003; 15: 8: 1781-94

Vogel JP, Raab TK, Schiff C, Somerville SC "PMR6, a pectate lyase-like gene required for powdery mildew susceptibility in Arabidopsis." Plant Cell 2002; 14: 9: 2095-106

Finkelstein D, Ewing R, Gollub J, Sterky F, Cherry JM, Somerville S "Microarray data quality analysis: lessons from the AFGC project. Arabidopsis Functional Genomics Consortium." Plant Mol Biol 2002; 48: 1-2: 119-31

Nishimura M, Somerville S "Plant biology. Resisting attack." Science 2002; 295: 5562: 2032-3

Zhang B, Ramonell K, Somerville S, Stacey G "Characterization of early, chitin-induced gene expression in Arabidopsis." Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2002; 15: 9: 963-70

Ramonell, K.M., B. Zhang, R.M. Ewing, Y. Chen, D. Xu, G. Stacey, S. Somerville "Microarray analysis of chitin elicitation in Arabidopsis thaliana" Molecular Plant Pathology 2002; 3: 301-311

Stein M, Somerville SC "MLO, a novel modulator of plant defenses and cell death, binds calmodulin." Trends Plant Sci 2002; 7: 9: 379-80

Klok EJ, Wilson IW, Wilson D, Chapman SC, Ewing RM, Somerville SC, Peacock WJ, Dolferus R, Dennis ES "Expression profile analysis of the low-oxygen response in Arabidopsis root cultures." Plant Cell 2002; 14: 10: 2481-94

Ramonell KM, Somerville S "The genomics parade of defense responses: to infinity and beyond." Curr Opin Plant Biol 2002; 5: 4: 291-4

Wilson IW, Schiff CL, Hughes DE, Somerville SC "Quantitative trait loci analysis of powdery mildew disease resistance in the Arabidopsis thaliana accession kashmir-1." Genetics 2001; 158: 3: 1301-9

Schiff, C.L., I.W. Wilson, S.C. Somerville "Polygenic powdery mildew disease resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Quantitative trait analysis of the accession Warschau-1" Plant Pathology 2001; 50: 690-701

Zhou F, Kurth J, Wei F, Elliott C, Valè G, Yahiaoui N, Keller B, Somerville S, Wise R, Schulze-Lefert P "Cell-autonomous expression of barley Mla1 confers race-specific resistance to the powdery mildew fungus via a Rar1-independent signaling pathway." Plant Cell 2001; 13: 2: 337-50

Wu, S.-H., K. Ramonell, J. Gollub, S. Somerville "Plant gene expression profiling with DNA microarrays" Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 2001; 39: 917-926

Richmond T, Somerville S "Chasing the dream: plant EST microarrays." Curr Opin Plant Biol 2000; 3: 2: 108-16

Schenk PM, Kazan K, Wilson I, Anderson JP, Richmond T, Somerville SC, Manners JM "Coordinated plant defense responses in Arabidopsis revealed by microarray analysis." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2000; 97: 21: 11655-60

Vogel J, Somerville S "Isolation and characterization of powdery mildew-resistant Arabidopsis mutants." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2000; 97: 4: 1897-902