L We are located on Centennial Campus at 840 Main Campus Drive, building 710 on map


2003 - 2007


Heller, G., Adomas, A., Li. G., Osbourne, J., van Zyl, L., Sederoff, R., Finlay, R., Stenlid, J., and Asiegbu, F. (2008). Transcriptional analysis of pinus sylvestris roots challenged with the ectomycorrhizal fungus Lacciaria bicolor. BMC Plant Biology. 8:19


Hancock, J. E., W. L. Loya, C.P. Giardina, L. Li, V.L. Chiang, K. S. Pregitzer. (2007) Plant Growth Biomass Partitioning and Soil Carbon Formation in Response to Altered Lignin Biosynthesis in Populus tremuloides. New Phytologist. 173: 732-742.


Adomas, A., Heller, G., Li, G.,  Olson, A., Chu, T-M.,  Osborne, J., Craig, D.,  Van Zyl, L.,  Russ Wolfinger, R., Ron Sederoff, R., Dean, R.A.,  Stenlid, J.,  Finlay, R.,  and F.O. Asiegbu. 2007. Transcript profiling of conifer pathosystem: response of Pinus sylvestris root tissues to pathogen ( Heterobasidion annosum) invasion. Tree Physiology, 27: 1441-1458.


Mazur, M., Hope-Ross. K., Kadla, J.F., Sederoff, R., and Chang, H.M. (2007). Synthesis of  hydroxyphenylpropanoid b-D-glucosides. J. Wood  Chem. Technology 27: 1-8.


Sederoff, R. 2007.  Regulatory Science in Forest Biotechnology. TGG 3: 71-74.


Lu, S., Sun, Y.H., Amerson, H. and Chiang, V.L. (2007). MicroRNAs in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) and their association with fusiform rust gall development. Plant J. 51: 1077-1098.


Shiro Suzuki, Laigeng Li, Ying-Hsuan Sun and Vincent L. Chiang (2006). The cellulose synthase gene superfamily and biochemical functions of xylem-specific cellulose synthase-like genes in Populus trichocarpa. Plant Physiol. 142: 1233-1245.


Song, J., Lu, S., Chen, Z.Z., Lourenco, R., and Chiang, V.L. (2006). Genetic transformation of Populus trichocarpa genotype Nisqually-1: A functional genomic tool for woody plants. Plant and Cell Physiol. 47: 1582-1589.


Lu, S. F., Zhou, Y. H., Li, L. G., & Chiang, V. L. (2006). Distinct roles of cinnamate 4-hydroxylase genes in Populus. Plant and Cell Physiology, 47(7), 905-914.


Chiang, V. L. (2006). Monolignol biosynthesis and genetic engineering of lignin in trees, a review. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 4(3), 143-146.


Yamada, T., Yeh, T. F., Chang, H. M., Li, L. G., Kadla, J. F., & Chiang, V. L. (2006). Rapid analysis of transgenic trees using transmittance near-infrared spectroscopy (NIR). Holzforschung, 60(1), 24-28.


Li, L. G., Lu, S. F., & Chiang, V. (2006). A genomic and molecular view of wood formation. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 25(3), 215-233.


Sisco, P.H., Kubisiak, T.L., Casasoli, M., Barreneche, T., Kremer, A., Clark, C., Sederoff, R.R., Hebard, and F. Villani, F.V. 2005. An improved genetic map for Castanea mollissima/Castanea dentata and its relationship to the genetic map of Castanea sativa. pp. 491-495. In C.G. Abreu, E. Rosa, and A.A. Monteiro (eds). Proc. 3rd Intl. Chestnut Congress, Chaves, Portugal. Acta Hort. 693.


Shanfa Lu, Ying-Hsuan Sun, Rui Shi, Catherine Clark, Laigeng Li, and Vincent L. Chiang. 2005. Novel and Mechanical StressResponsive MicroRNAs in Populus trichocarpa That Are Absent from Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 17: 2186-2203. (Abstract Only)


Wadenback, J., Clapham, D.H., Craig, D., Sederoff, R. R., Peter, G. F., von Arnold, S. and Egertsdotter, U. 2005 Comparison of standard exponential and linear techniques to amplify small cDNA samples for microarrays. BMC Genomics, 6:61.


Marques, CM, Carocha, VJ, Pereira de Sá, AR, Oliveira, MR, Pires, AM, Sederoff, R, Borralho, NMG. 2005. Verification of QTL linked markers for propagation traits in Eucalyptus. Tree Genetics & Genomes 1: 103-108.


Morris, C., Goldfarb, B., Smith, C., Chang, H-m., Sederoff, R. R., Kadla J. F. 2005. a-Cellulose Model Elucidation Through Metabolite Analysis -J. Agr. Food Chem. - in press.


Wyatt, S.E., Sederoff, R., Flaishman, M.A., and S. Lev-Yadun. 2005. Arabidopsis thaliana as a model for reaction wood formation in trees. J. Plant Growth Regulation (in press).


Kirst, M., Basten, C.J., Myburg, A.A., Zeng, Z-B. Sederoff, R.R. 2005. Genetic architecture of transcript level variation in Eucalyptus differentiating xylem. Genetics. 169:2295-2303.


***Selected by NAR as one of the eight "HOT papers" in 2004***
Shanfa Lu, Rui Shi, Cheng-Chung Tsao, Xiaoping Yi, Laigeng Li, and Vincent L. Chiang
(2004), RNA silencing in plants by the expression of siRNA duplexes. Nucleic Acids Research, Volume 32 Issue 21, e17


Kirst, M., Myburg, A.A., Kirst, M.E., Scott, J., and Sederoff, R.R. 2004. Coordinated genetic regulation of growth and lignin content revealed by QTL analysis of cDNa microarray data in an interspecific cross of Eucalyptus. Plant Physiology 135 (4): 2368-2378.


Claudio Stasolla, Peter V. Bozhkov, Tzu-Ming Chu, Leonel van Zyl, Ulrika Egertsdotter, Maria F. Suarez, Deborah Craig, Russ D. Wolfinger, Sara von Arnold, Ronald R. Sederoff. 2004 Variation in transcript abundance during somatic embryogenesis in gymnosperms. Tree Physiology. 24, 1073-1085.


Stasolla, C., Belmonte, M., van Zyl, L., Craig, D., Liu, W., Yeung, E., and Sederoff, R., 2004. The effect of reduced glutathione on morphology and gene expression of white spruce (Picea glauca) somatic embryos. J. of Exp. Botany 55: 695-708.


Brinker, M., van Zyl, L., Liu, W., Craig, D., Sederoff, R., Clapham, D., von Arnold, S., 2004. Microarray analyses of gene expression during adventitious root development in Pinus contorta. Plant Physiol. July 135(3).


Myburg AA, Vogl, C., Griffin, A., Sederoff, R., and Whetten, R. 2004 Genetics of Postzygotic Isolation in Eucalyptus. Comparative Whole-Genome Analysis of Barriers to Introgression in a Wide Interspecific Cross of E. grandis and E. globulus, Genetics, 166(3), 1405-18.


Morris, Cameron R.; Scott, Jay T.; Chang, Houmin; Sederoff, Ronald R.; O'Malley, David; Kadla, John F. 2004. Metabolic profiling: A New Tool in the Study of Wood Formation. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52(6), 1427-1434.


Kirst, M., Myburg, A. and Sederoff, R.R. Genetic Mapping in Forest Trees: Markers, Linkage Analysis and Genomics. In Genetic Engineering, vol 24. J. Setlow ed., Plenum, NY, 105-141.


Busov, V.B., Johannes, E., Whetten, R.W., Sederoff, R.R., Spiker, S.L., Lanz-Garcia, C. and B. Goldfarb. An auxin-inducible gene from loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) is differentially expressed in mature and juvenile phase shoots and encodes a putative transmembrane protein. Planta (2004 Apr), 218(6), 916-27.


Myburg, A. A., Griffin, A. R., Sederoff, R. R., Whetten, R. W. 2003 Comparative Genetic Linkage Maps of E. grandis, E. globulus and their F1 Hybrid Based on a Double Pseudo-Backcross Mapping Approach. TAG, Theor. Appl. Genetics. 107: 1028-1042.


Stasolla, C. Scott, J., Egertsdotter, U., Kadla, J., O' Malley, D., Sederoff, R. and van Zyl, L. 2003. Analysis of lignin produced by cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase deficient Pinus taeda cultured cells. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 41, 5, 439-445


Kirst, M., Johnson, A., Baucom, C., Ulrich, E., Hubbard, C., Staggs, R., Paule, C., Retzel, E., Whetten, R., and Sederoff, R. 2003. Apparent homology of expressed genes from wood-forming tissues of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) with Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 100: 7383-7388


Zhang, Y., Brown, G., Whetten, R., Loopstra, C.A., Neale, D.B., Kielisewski, M., and Sederoff, R.R. (2003). An Arabinogalactan-Protein Associated with Secondary Cell Wall Formation in Differentiating Xylem of Loblolly Pine. Plant Mol. Biol. 52: 91-102.


Hoon, K. Ralph, J., Fachuang, L., Ralph, S.A., Boudet, A-M, MacKay, J. J., Sederoff, R. R., Ito, T., Kawai, S., Ohashi, H. and Higuchi, T., NMR analysis of lignins in CAD-deficient plants. Part 1. Incorporation of hydroxycinnamaldehydes and hydroxybenzaldehydes into lignins, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003, 1, 268-281.


Sasaki, T. and Sederoff, R. 2003. Editorial overview. The rice genome and comparative genomics of higher plant. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 6: 97-100.


C. Stasolla, van Zyl, L., Egertsdotter, U., Craig, D., Liu, W., Sederoff, R. 2003. The effects of polyethylene glycol (PEG) on gene expression of developing white spruce somatic embryos. Plant Physiology. 131:1-12


van Zyl, L., Bozhkov, P., Clapham, D., Sederoff, R., von Arnold, S. 2003. Up, down and up again is a signature global gene expression pattern at the beginning of gymnosperm embryogenesis. Gene Expression Patterns 3 (1): 83-91.