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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Jennifer Fletcher
Plant Gene Expression Center
Genetics

Phone: (510) 559-5917
Fax: (510) 559-5678
Room 1026D

USDA, ARS, PWA, PGEC
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY , CA 94710

Projects
Signaling Pathways Regulating Plant Architecture
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424997

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The ULTRAPETALA1 trxG factor contributes to patterning the Arabidopsis adaxial-abaxial leaf polarity axis -
Pires, H.R., Shemyakina, E.A., Fletcher, J.C. 2015. The ULTRAPETALA1 trxG factor contributes to patterning the Arabidopsis adaxial-abaxial leaf polarity axis. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 10(7):e1034422.
Calpain-Mediated positional information directs cell wall orientation to sustain plant stem cell activity, growth and development -
Liang, Z., Brown, R.C., Fletcher, J.C., Opsahl-Sorteberg, H. 2015. Calpain-Mediated positional information directs cell wall orientation to sustain plant stem cell activity, growth and development. Plant And Cell Physiology. 56(9):1855-1866.
The ULT trxG Fatcors play a role in Arabidopsis Fertilization -
Monafred, M.M., Fletcher, J.C. 2014. The ULT trxG Fatcors play a role in Arabidopsis Fertilization. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 9(12):e977723.
ULTRAPETALA and LEAFY pathways function independently in specifying identity and determinacy at the Arabidopsis flower meristem -
Englehorn, J., Moreau, F., Fletcher, J.C., Carles, C.C. 2014. ULTRAPETALA and LEAFY pathways function independently in specifying identity and determinacy at the Arabidopsis flower meristem. Annals Of Botany. 114(7):1497-1505. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcu185.
ULTRAPETALA trxG genes interact with KANADI transcription factor genes to regulate Aradopsis Gynoecium patterning -
Pires, H.R., Monfared, M.M., Shemyakina, E.A., Fletcher, J.C. 2014. ULTRAPETALA trxG genes interact with KANADI transcription factor genes to regulate Aradopsis Gynoecium patterning. The Plant Cell. 26:4345-4361.
Polypetide signaling molecules in plant development -
Grienenberger, E., Fletcher, J.C. 2015. Polypetide signaling molecules in plant development. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 23:8-14.
The ERECTA receptor kinase regulates Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem size, phyllotaxy and floral meristem identity -
Mandel, T., Moreau, F., Kutsher, Y., Fletcher, J.C., Carles, C.C., Eshed Williams, L. 2014. The ERECTA receptor kinase regulates Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem size, phyllotaxy and floral meristem identity. Development. 141:830-841.
Flower development: open questions and future directions -
Wellmer, F., Bowman, J.L., Davies, B., Ferrandiz, C., Fletcher, J.C., Franks, R.G., Graciet, E., Gregis, V., Ito, T., Jack, T.P., Jiao, Y., Kater, M.M., Ma, H., Meyerowitz, E.M., Prunet, N., Riechmann, J. 2014. Flower development: open questions and future directions. In: Riechmann, J.L., Wellman, F., editors. Flower development. New York, NY: Springer Publishing. p. 103-124.
The ULT1 and ULT2 trxG genes play overlapping roles in Arabidopsis development and gene regulation Reprint Icon -
Monafred, M.M., Carles, C.C., Rossignol, P., Pires, H.R., Fletcher, J.C. 2013. The ULT1 and U:T2 trxG genes play overlapping roles in Arabidopsis development and gene regulation. Molecular Plant. 10.1093/mp/sst041.
Genetic and phenotypic analysis of shoot apical and floral meristem development -
Monfared, M.M., Fletcher, J.C. 2014. Genetic and phenotypic analysis of shoot apical and floral meristem development. In: Riechmann, J.L., Wellman, F., editors. Flower development. New York, NY: Springer Publishing. p. 157-189.
Regulation of Arabidopsisembryo and Endosperm Development by the Polypeptide Signaling Molecule CLE8 -
Fiume, E., Fletcher, J.C. 2012. Regulation of Arabidopsisembryo and Endosperm Development by the Polypeptide Signaling Molecule CLE8. The Plant Cell. 24:1000-12.
Overlapping and antagonistic activities of basic Pentacysteine genes affect a range of developmental processes in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon -
Monfared, M.M., Simon, M.K., Meister, R.J., Roig-Villanova, I., Kooiker, M., Colombo, L., Fletcher, J.C., Gasser, C.S. 2011. Overlapping and antagonistic activities of basic Pentacysteine genes affect a range of developmental processes in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal. 66: 1020-1031.
CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression in Arabidopsis embryos Reprint Icon -
Fiume, E., Monfared, M.M., Jun, J., Fletcher, J.C. 2011. CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression in Arabidopsis embryos. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 6:443-444.
Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and over-expression activity in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon -
Jun, J.H., Fiume, E., Roeder, A.H., Meng, L., Sharma, V.K., Osmont, K.S., Baker, C., Ha, C.M., Meyerowitz, E.M., Feldman, L.J., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and over-expression activity in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology. 154:1721-1736.
Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and overexpression activity in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon -
Jun, J., Fiume, E., Roeder, A.H., Meng, L., Sharma, V.K., Osmont, K.S., Baker, C., Ha, C., Meyerowitz, E.M., Feldman, L.J., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and overexpression activity in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology. 154:1721-1736.
Chapter Four - Shoot apical meristem form and function. In: Reprint Icon -
Ha, C., Jun, J., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Chapter Four - Shoot apical meristem form and function. Book Chapter. 91:103-40.
Control of Arabidopsis leaf morphogenesis through regulation of the YABBY and KNOX families of transcription factors Reprint Icon -
Ha, C.M., Jun, J.H., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Control of Arabidopsis leaf morphogenesis through regulation of the YABBY and KNOX families of transcription factors. Genetics. 186(1):197-206. Epub 2010 Jul 6.
The Roles of Different CLE Domains in Arabidopsis CLE Polypeptide Activity and Functional Specificity Reprint Icon -
Meng, L., Ruth, K.C., Fletcher, J.C., Feldman, L. 2010. The Roles of Different CLE Domains in Arabidopsis CLE Polypeptide Activity and Functional Specificity. Molecular Plant. Published online doi:10.1093/mp/ssq021.
Missing links between histones and RNA Pol II arising from SAND? Reprint Icon -
Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Missing links between histones and RNA Pol II arising from SAND?. Epigenetics. 5(5):381-385.
Proper regulation of a sperm-specific cis-nat-siRNA is essential for double fertilization in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon -
Ron, M., Alandete-Saez, M., Williams, L.C., Fletcher, J.C., Mccormick, E.J. 2010. Proper regulation of a sperm-specific cis-nat-siRNA is essential for double fertilization in Arabidopsis. Genes and Development. 24(10):24: 1010-1021.
BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 coordinates organ determinacy and axial polarity in Arabidopsis by directly activating ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2 Reprint Icon -
Jun, J., Ha, C., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 coordinates organ determinacy and axial polarity in Arabidopsis by directly activating ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2. The Plant Cell. 22:62-76.
The SAND domain protein ULTRAPETALA1 acts as a trithorax group factor to regulate cell fate in plants Reprint Icon -
Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2009. The SAND domain protein ULTRAPETALA1 acts as a trithorax group factor to regulate cell fate in plants. Genes and Development. 23(23)2723-2728.
The Essential Gene EMB1611 Maintains Shoot Apical Meristem Function During Arabidopsis Development Reprint Icon -
Leasure, C.D., Fiume, E., Fletcher, J.C. 2009. The Essential Gene EMB1611 Maintains Shoot Apical Meristem Function During Arabidopsis Development. Plant Journal. 57(4):579-92. Epub 2008 Nov 11.
The CLE family of plant polypeptide signaling molecules Reprint Icon -
Jun, J., Fiume, E., Fletcher, J.C. 2007. The CLE family of plant polypeptide signaling molecules. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 64(11):1420-9071 (Online)
BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 and 2 Control Arabidopsis Lateral Organ Fate through Regulation of LOB-Domain and Adaxial-Abaxial Polarity Genes Reprint Icon -
Ha, C., Jun, J., Nam, H., Fletcher, J.C. 2007. BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 and 2 Control Arabidopsis Lateral Organ Fate through Regulation of LOB Domain and Adaxial-Abaxial Polarity Fenes. The Plant Cell. 19:1809-1825.
GASA4, One of the 14-Member Arabidopsis GASA Family of Small Polypeptides, Regulates Flowering and Seed Development Reprint Icon -
Roxrud, I., Lid, S., Fletcher, J.C., Opsahl-Sorteberg, H.-G., Schmidt, E. 2007. GASA4, One of the 14-Member Arabidopsis GASA Family of Small Polypeptides, Regulates Flowering and Seed Development. Plant And Cell Physiology. 48(3):471-483.
THE E3 UBIQUITIN LIGASE BIG BROTHER CONTROLS ARABIDOPSIS ORGAN SIZE IN A DOSAGE-DEPENDENT MANNER -
Disch, S., Anastasiou, E., Sharma, V.K., Laux, T., Fletcher, J.C., Lenhard, M. 2006. The E3 Ubiquitin Ligase BIG BROTHER Controls Arabidopsis Organ Size in a Dosage-Dependent Manner. Current Biology. 16(3):272-9.
RABBIT EARS IS A SECOND-WHORL REPRESSOR OF AGAMOUS THAT MAINTAINS SPATIAL BOUNDARIES IN ARABIDOPSIS FLOWERS -
Krizek, B.A., Lewis, M.W., Fletcher, J.C. 2006. RABBIT EARS is a second-whorl repressor of AGAMOUS that maintains spatial boundaries in Arabidopsis flowers. Plant Journal. 45(3):369-83.
STEM CELL REGULATION IN THE ARABIDOPSIS SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM -
Williams, L., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. Stem cell regulation in the Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 8(6):582-6.
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF FLOWER DEVELOPMENT: AN ARMCHAIR GUIDE -
Krizek, B.A., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. Molecular mechanisms of flower development: an armchair guide. Nature Reviews Genetics. 6(9):688-698.
A DATABASE ANALYSIS METHOD IDENTIFIES AN ENDOGENOUS TRANS-ACTING SHORT-INTERFERING RNA THAT TARGETS THE ARABIDOPSIS ARF2, ARF3, AND ARF4 GENES -
Williams, L., Carles, C.C., Osmont, K.S., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. A database analysis method identifies an endogenous trans-acting short-interfering RNA that targets the Arabidopsis ARF2, ARF3, and ARF4 genes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102(27):9703-9708.
REGULATION OF ARABIDOPSIS SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM AND LATERAL ORGAN FORMATION BY MICRORNA MIR166G AND ITS ATHD-ZIP TARGET GENES -
Williams, L., Grigg, S.P., Xie, M., Christensen, S., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. Regulation of Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem and lateral organ formation by microRNA miR166g and its AtHD-ZIP target genes. Development. 132:3657-3668.
ULTRAPETALA1 ENCODES A SAND DOMAIN PUTATIVE TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATOR THAT CONTROLS SHOOT AND FLORAL MERISTEM ACTIVITY IN ARABIDOPSIS -
Carles, C.C., Choffnes-Inada, D., Reville, K., Lertpiriyapong, K., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. ULTRAPETALA1 encodes a SAND domain putative transcriptional regulator that controls shoot and floral meristem activity in Arabidopsis. Development, 132:897-911.
BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 ENCODES A BTB/POZ DOMAIN PROTEIN REQUIRED FOR LEAF MORPHOGENESIS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA -
Ha, C., Jun, J., Nam, H., Fletcher, J.C. 2004. BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 encodes a BTB/POZ domain protein required for leaf morphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Cell Physiology, 45:1361-1370.
HANABA TARANU IS A GATA TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR THAT REGULATES SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM AND FLOWER DEVELOPMENT IN ARABIDOPSIS -
Zhao, Y., Medrano, L., Ohashi, K., Fletcher, J.C., Yu, H., Sakai, H., Meyerowitz, E.M. 2004. HANABA TARANU is a GATA transcription factor that regulates shoot apical meristem and flower development in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell,16:2586-2600.
THE ULTRAPETALA GENE FUNCTIONS EARLY IN ARABIDOPSIS DEVELOPMENT TO RESTRICT SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM ACTIVITY AND ACTS THROUGH WUSCHEL TO REGULATE FLORAL MERISTEM DETERMINACY -
Carles, C.C., Lertpiriyapong, K., Reville, K., Fletcher, J.C. 2004. The ULTRAPETALA gene functions early in Arabidopsis development to restrict shoot apical meristem activity and acts through WUSCHEL to regulate floral meristem determinacy. Genetics, 167:1893-1903.
STEM CELL MAINTENANCE IN HIGHER PLANTS. IN: LANZA, R., BLAU, H., GEARHART, J.P., EDITORS. HANDBOOK OF ADULT AND FETAL STEM CELLS. VOL 2. -
Fletcher, J.C. 2004. Stem cell maintenance in higher plants. In: Lanza, R., Blau, H., Gearhart, J.P., Editors. Handbook of Adult and Fetal Stem Cells. Vol 2. Book Chapter. pp. 631-641.
MAINTENANCE OF STEM CELL POPULATIONS IN PLANTS -
Sharma, V.K., Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2003. Maintenance of stem cell populations in plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100(1):11823-11829.
THE ARABIDOPSIS CLV3-LIKE (CLE) GENES ARE EXPRESSED IN DIVERSE TISSUES AND ENCODE SECRETED PROTEINS -
Sharma, V.C., Ramirez, J., Fletcher, J.C. 2003. The Arabidopsis CLV3-like (CLE) genes are expressed in diverse tissues and encode secreted proteins. Plant Molecular Biology 51(3):415-425.
SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM MAINTENANCE: THE ART OF A DYNAMIC BALANCE -
CARLES, C.C., FLETCHER, J.C. SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM MAINTENANCE: THE ART OF A DYNAMIC BALANCE. TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCE. 2003.
MAINTENANCE OF STEM CELL POPULATIONS IN PLANTS -
SHARMA, V., CARLES, C.C., FLETCHER, J.C. MAINTENANCE OF STEM CELL POPULATIONS IN PLANTS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. 2003. V. 100, 1:11823-11829.
THE ARABIDOPSIS CLV3-LIKE (CLE) GENES ARE EXPRESSED IN DIVERSE TISSUES AND ENCODE SECRETED PROTEINS -
SHARMA, V.K., RAMIREZ, J., FLETCHER, J.C. THE ARABIDOPSIS CLV3-LIKE (CLE) GENES ARE EXPRESSED IN DIVERSE TISSUES AND ENCODE SECRETED PROTEINS. PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 51(3):415-425. 2003.
SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM MAINTENANCE: THE ART OF A DYNAMIC BALANCE -
Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2003. Shoot apical meristem maintenance: the art of a dynamic balance. Trends in Plant Science 8:394-401.
STEM CELL MAINTENANCE IN HIGHER PLANTS -
FLETCHER, J.C. STEM CELL MAINTENANCE IN HIGHER PLANTS. Lanza, R.P., editor. Academic Press, New York, NY. Handbook of Adult and Fetal Stem Cells. 2003. [IN PRESS]
PLANT DEVELOPMENT MAKES STRIDES IN VERMONT -
FLETCHER, J.C., HAKE, S.C. PLANT DEVELOPMENT MAKES STRIDES IN VERMONT. DEVELOPMENTAL CELL 3:479-485, October 2002.
CLV3 IS LOCALIZED TO THE EXTRACELLULAR SPACE, WHERE IT ACTIVATES THE ARABIDOPSIS CLAVATA STEM CELL SIGNALING PATHWAY -
MAINTENANCE OF SHOOT AND FLORAL MERISTEM CELL PROLIFERATION AND FATE -
SHOOT AND FLORAL MERISTEM MAINTENANCE IN ARABIDOPSIS -
COORDINATION OF CELL PROLIFERATION AND CELL FATE DECISIONS IN THE ANGIOSPERM SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM -
COORDINATION OF CELL PROLIFERATION AND CELL FATE DECISIONS IN THE ANGIOSPERM SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM -
THE ULTRAPETALA GENE CONTROLS SHOOT AND FLORAL MERISTEM SIZE IN ARABIDOPSIS -
THE VEGETATIVE MERISTEM -
FLETCHER, J.C. Meristematic Tissues in Plant Growth and Development. McManus, M.T., Veit, B.E., editors. Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, UK. The Vegetative Meristem. Chapter 2. 2002. p. 16-57.
DEPENDENCE OF STEM CELL FATE IN ARABIDOPSIS ON A FEEDBACK LOOP REGULATED BY CLV3 ACTIVITY -
CELL SIGNALING WITHIN THE SHOOT MERISTEM -
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