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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Junping Chen
Plant Stress and Germplasm Development Research
Genetics

Phone: (806) 749-5560 ext. 5220
Fax: (806) 723-5272

3810 4TH STREET
LUBBOCK , TX 79415

Projects
Enhancing Plant Resistance to Water-Deficit and Thermal Stresses in Economically Important Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424775
Advancing Understanding of Heat Stress Response Mechanisms by Integrated Molecular, Biochemical, and Whole-Plant Analysis
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 430462

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The arabidopsis polyamine transporter LHRI/AtPUT3 modulates heat responsive gene expression by regulating mRNA stability -
A sorghum mutant resource as an efficient platform for gene discovery in grasses -
Jiao, Y., Burke, J.J., Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Chen, J., Wang, B., Hayes, C.M., Emendack, Y., Ware, D., Xin, Z. 2016. A sorghum mutant resource as an efficient platform for gene discovery in grasses. The Plant Cell. 28:1551-1562.
Dhurrin content relates to sorghum [sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] seedling growth in marginal soils -
Emendack, Y., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Chen, J., Chopra, R. 2016. Dhurrin content relates to sorghum [sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] seedling growth in marginal soils [abstract]. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists. Paper No. 33.
Transcriptome analysis and SNP validation in sorghum using RNA seq data from germplasm with differential response to cold tolerance. -
urow, G.B., Chopra, R., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Emendack, Y., Chen, J., Hayes, C.M. 2015. Transcriptome analysis and SNP validation in sorghum using RNA seq data from germplasm with differential response to cold tolerance. p.1.
Dissecting the role of metabolites in drought tolerance in maize under hot and dry environments -
Characterization of genetic diversity of high temperature tolerance in sorghum -
Chen, J., Hayes, C.M., Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Marla, S., Morris, G., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2015. Characterization of genetic diversity of high temperature tolerance in sorghum [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, September 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Translational genomics for abiotic stress in sorghum: transcriptional profiling and validation of SNP markers between germplasm with differential cold tolerance -
Chopra, R., Burow, G.B., Chen, J., Hayes, C.M., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Emendack, Y. 2015. Translational genomics for abiotic stress in sorghum: transcriptional profiling and validation of SNP markers between germplasm with differential cold tolerance [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, Setpember 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Dhurrin content relates to sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench) seedling growth in marginal soils. -
Emendack, Y., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M., Chen, J., Chopra, R. 2015. Dhurrin content relates to sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench) seedling growth in marginal soils [abstract]. Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, September 1-3, 2015, Manhattan, Kansas. p. 1.
Developing fiber specific promoter-reporter transgenic lines to study the effect of abiotic stresses on fiber development in cotton -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2015. Developing fiber specific promoter-reporter transgenic lines to study the effect of abiotic stresses on fiber development in cotton. PLoS One. 10(6):1-17.
Pedigreed mutant library- a unique resource for sorghum improvement and genomics -
Enhancement of reproductive heat tolerance in plants -
Burke, J.J., Chen, J. 2015. Enhancement of reproductive heat tolerance in plants. PLoS One. 10(4):1-23.
Metabolic responses of two contrasting sorghums to water-deficit stress -
Burke, J.J., Payton, P.R., Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Hayes, C.M. 2015. Metabolic responses of two contrasting sorghums to water-deficit stress. Crop Science. 55:344-353.
Phenotypic mutant library: potential for gene discovery -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2014. Phenotypic mutant library: potential for gene discovery. In: Wang, Y-H, Upadhyaya, H.D., Kole, C., editors. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 284-302.
Steers grazing of a rye cover crop influences growth of rye and no-till cotton -
Allelopathic influence of a wheat or rye cover crop on growth and yield of no-till cotton -
Gentic variation for high temperature tolerance in maize -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Xu, W., Yeater, K.M. 2013. Gentic variation for high temperature tolerance in maize [abstract]. 55th Maize Genetic Conference, March 14-17, 2013, St. Charles, Illinois. P271:191.
Characterization of maize inbred lines for drought and heat tolerance -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z., Stout, J.E. 2012. Characterization of maize inbred lines for drought and heat tolerance. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67(5):354-364.
A high throughput DNA extraction method with high yield and quality -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2012. A high throughput DNA extraction method with high yield and quality. Plant Methods. 8:26.
Sorghum mutant library and TILLING -
Xin, Z., Burow, G.B., Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2012. Sorghum mutant library and TILLING [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. p. 132.
Potential to develop crops to contribute to food security conservation, and sustainable systems -
Adaptability and performance of short-season maize hybrids in the southern high plains -
Leaf dhurrin content is a quantitative measure of the level of pre- and post-flowering drought tolerance in sorghum -
Burke, J.J., Chen, J., Burow, G.B., Rosenow, D., Mechref, Y., Payton, P.R., Xin, Z. 2013. Leaf dhurrin content is a quantitative measure of the level of pre- and post-flowering drought tolerance in sorghum. Crop Science. 53(3):1056-1065.
Mapping QTLs for heat tolerance traits in maize using NAM population -
Chen, J., Mcmullen, M.D., Burke, J.J., Xu, W., Burow, G.B. 2012. Mapping QTLs for heat tolerance traits in maize using NAM population [abstract]. Maize Genetics Conference Abstracts. p. 154.
Transgene silencing and transgene-derived siRNA production in tobacco plants homozygous for an introduced AtMYB90 construct -
Velten, J.P., Cakir, C., Youn, E., Chen, J., Cazzonelli, C. 2012. Transgene silencing and transgene-derived siRNA production in tobacco plants homozygous for an introduced AtMYB90 construct. PLoS One. 7(2):e30141. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0030141.
Development of drought and/or heat tolerant crop varieties, an adaptation approach to mitigate impact of climate change on agriculture -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Xin, Z. 2011. Development of drought and/or heat tolerant crop varieties, an adaptation approach to mitigate impact of climate change on agriculture [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 121.
Chloroplast targeting of FtsHprotease is essential for chloroplast development and thylakoid stability at elevated temperatures in plants -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2011. Chloroplast targeting of FtsHprotease is essential for chloroplast development and thylakoid stability at elevated temperatures in plants [abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Paper No. 03063.
Regulated AtHKT1 Gene Expression by a Distal Enhancer Element and DNA Methylation in the Promoter Plays an Important Role in Salt Tolerance -
Baek, D., Jiang, J., Chung, J., Chen, J., Xin, Z., Shi, H. 2011. Regulated AtHKT1 gene expression by a distal enhancer element and DNA methylation in the promoter plays an important role in salt tolerance. Plant Cell Physiology. 52(1):149-161.
Dissection of Heat Tolerance Mechanisms in Maize -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Xu, W., Burow, G.B. 2011. Dissection of Heat Tolerance Mechanisms in Maize [abstract]. Keystone Symposia. p. 63.
An Essential Component in Chloroplast Development and Maintenance at Moderate High Temperature in Higher Plants: Chloroplast-targeted FtsH11 Proteases -
Genetic Dissection High Temperature Tolerance Traits in Maize-a QTL Mapping Approach -
Chen, J., Burow, G.B., Burke, J.J. 2010. Genetic Dissection High Temperature Tolerance Traits in Maize-a QTL Mapping Approach [Abstract]. ASA, CSSA, SSSA. p. 86-4.
Role of phosphatidic acid in high temperature tolerance in maize -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2010. Role of phosphatidic acid in high temperature tolerance in maize. Crop Science. 50(6):2506-2515.
New molecular tools to study fiber develop and the effect of environmental stresses: development of transgenic cotton lines harboring fiber specific -
Drought tolerance evaluation in maize germplasms: A field study -
Chen, J., Mahan, J.R., Payton, P.R., Xu, W., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z. 2009. Drought tolerance evaluation in maize germplasms: A field study [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA. November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CDROM.
Dissection of the roles of FtsH protease in chloroplast biogenesis and stability at moderately high temperature: a quantitative proteomics approach -
Chen, J. 2009. Dissection of the roles of FtsH protease in chloroplast biogenesis and stability at moderately high temperature: a quantitative proteomics approach[abstract]. Proteomics Workshop and Symposium. August 5-7, 2009, Gainesville, Florida.
Temperature effects on hydroponically-grown peanut carbohydrates -
Burke, J.J., Chen, J., Rowland, D., Sanders, T.H., Dean, L.L. 2009. Temperature effects on hydroponically-grown peanut carbohydrates. Peanut Science. 36(2):150-156.
Mechanism of high temperature adaptation in maize -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Burke, J.J. 2008. Mechanism of high temperature adaptation in maize [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas. October 5-9, 2008. Abstract No. 633-1.
Roles of FtsH protease in choloroplast biogensis and protection of photosystems from high temperatures stress in higher plants -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2008. Roles of FtsH protease in choloroplast biogensis and protection of photosystems from high temperatures stress in higher plants[abstract]. Plant Biology 2008. June 26-July 2, 2008, Merida, Mexico. CDROM.
Characterization of high temperature tolerance mechanisms in Maize -
Chen, J., Xu, W., Burke, J.J. 2008. Characterization of high temperature tolerance mechanisms in Maize[abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. San Diego, California. January 12-16, 2008.
Impact of drought and high temperature stresses on cotton fiber development and fiber quality -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2007. Impact of drought and high temperature stresses on cotton fiber development and fiber quality[abstact]. World Cotton Research Conference. Lubbock, Texas. September 10-14, 2007.
The conserved role of FtsH11 protease in protection of photosynthetic system from high temperature stress in higher plants -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. The conserved role of FtsH11 protease in protection of photosynthetic system from high temperature stress in higher plants[abstract]. 14th International Congress on Photosynthesis. Glasgow, Scotland. July 22-27, 2007.
Role of FtsH11 protease in thermoprotection of photosynthetic systems -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. Role of FtsH11 protease in thermoprotection of photosynthetic systems[abstract]. Drymen Photosynthesis Satellite Workshop. Drymen, Scotland. July 18-21, 2007.
FtsH11 Proteases play a critical role in high temperature stress tolerance in plants -
Chen, J., Xin, Z., Burke, J.J. 2007. FtsH11 Proteases play a critical role in high temperature stress tolerance in plants [abstract]. Plant Biology and Botany 2007 Joint Congress, July 7-11, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. CD-ROM
ESK1 is a Novel Component of Freezing Tolerance -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2007. ESK1 is a novel component of freezing tolerance[abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. July 7-11, 2007.
Functional Roles of FtsH11 in Thermotolerance and Photosynthetic Stress in Plants -
Chen, J., Velten, J.P., Burke, J.J. 2007. Functional Roles of FtsH11 in Thermotolerance and Photosynthetic Stress in Plants[abstract]. Gordon Ressearch Conference: Temperature Stress in Plants. Ventura, California. January 21-26, 2007.
PLANT LIPIDOMICS: DISCERNING BIOLOGICAL FUNCTION BY PROFILING PLANT COMPLEX LIPIDS USING MASS SPECTROMETRY -
Welti, R., Shah, J., Li, W., Li, M., Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Fauconnier, M., Chapman, K., Chye, M., Wang, X. 2007. Plant lipidomics: Discerning biological function by profiling plant complex lipids using mass spectrometry. Frontiers in Bioscience. 12:2494-2506.
Arabidopsis ESK1 encodes a novel regulator of freezing tolerance -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Mandaokar, A., Last, R., Browse, J. 2007. Arabidopsis ESK1 encodes a novel regulator of freezing tolerance. Plant Journal. 49:786-799.
FTSH11 PROTEASE PLAYS A CRITICAL ROLE TO THERMOTOLERANCE IN ARABIDOPSIS -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z. 2006. FtsH11 protease plays a critical role in Arabidopsis thermotolerance. The Plant Journal. 48(1):73-84.
ALLELIC ANALYSIS OF ESK1 GENE -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2006. Allelic analysis of ESK1 gene[abstract]. Keystone Symposia: Plant Reponses to Abiotic Stress. Copper Mountain, Colorado. April 8-13, 2006.
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ARABIDOPSIS THERMOSENSITIVE MUTANT ATTS02 REVEALS AN IMPORTANT ROLE FOR GALACTOLIPIDS IN THERMOTOLERANCE -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Xu, C., Velten, J.P. 2006. Characterization of the arabidopsis thermosensitive mutant ATTS02 reveals an important role for galactolipids in thermotolerance. Plant Cell and Environment. 29(7):437-1448.
FTSH11 PROTEASE PLAYS A CRITICAL ROLE IN ARABIDOPSIS THERMOTOLERANCE -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z. 2006. Ftsh11 protease plays a critical role in arabidopsis thermotolerance[abstract]. Keystone Symposia.
FTSH11 IS ESSENTIAL TO THERMOTOLERANCE IN ARABIDOPSIS -
Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Velten, J.P., Xin, Z. 2006. Ftsh11 is essential to thermotolerance in arabidopsis. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. P. 405 XIV Conference.
EXTRACTION OF GENOMIC DNA FROM PLANT TISSUE -
Xin, Z., Chen, J. 2006. Extraction of Genomic DNA from Plant Tissue. In: Kieleczawa, J., Editor. DNA Sequencing II: Optimizing Preparation and Cleanup. 2nd Edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. p. 47-59.
ESK1 ENCODES A NOVEL REGULATOR OF FREEZING TOLERANCE -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Mandaokar, A., Last, R., Browse, J. 2005. Esk1 encodes a novel regulator of freezing tolerance[abstract]. American Society of Plant Biology. Paper No. 31001.
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF PLANT TOLERANCE TO HEAT STRESS -
Burke, J.J., Chen, J. 2006. Cellular and molecular basis of plant tolerance to heat stress. In: Huang, B, editor. Plant-Environment Interactions. 3rd Edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 27-46.
IDENTIFICATION OF METABOLITES ASSOCIATED WITH FREEZING TOLERANCE IN CONSTITUTIVELY FREEZING TOLERANT MUTANTS OF ARABIDOPSIS -
Chen, J., Xin, Z. 2004. Identification of metabolites associated with freezing tolerance in constitutively freezing tolerant mutants of arabidopsis[abstract]. International Congress on Plant Metabolomics. Paper No. 62.
CHARACTERIZARION OF CONSTITUTIVELY FREEZING TOLERANT MUTANTS OF ARABIDOPSIS SUGGESTS A CRITICAL ROLE OF PROLINE IN COLD ACCLIMATION -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Browse, J. 2004. Characterizarion of constitutively freezing tolerant mutants of arabidopsis suggests a critical role of proline in cold acclimation [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Paper No. 136.
MOLECULAR MAPPING OF ARABIDOPSIS GENES CONTRIBUTING TO THERMOTOLERANCE -
Burke, J.J., Chen, J., Xin, Z., Velten, J.P. 2004. Molecular mapping of arabidopsis genes contributing to thermotolerance [abstract]. Keystone Symposia.
A LOW COST HIGH EFFICIENT METHOD FOR GENETIC MAPPING USING INDEL MARKERS -
Xin, Z., Chen, J., Burke, J.J. 2004. A low cost high efficient method for genetic mapping using indel markers[abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome. Paper No. 227.
ESK1 ENCODES A NOVEL INVOLVED IN FREEZING TOLERANCE -
Xin, Z. 2004. Esk1 encodes a novel involved in freezing tolerance[abstract]. Keystone Symposium.
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