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Charles T Hunter III
Chemistry Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (352) 374-5858
Fax: (352) 374-5707

1700 S.W. 23RD DR
GAINESVILLE, FL 32608
Projects
Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of Biotic and Abiotic Stress on Plant Defense Responses in Maize
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434496

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Citric acid-mediated abiotic stress tolerance in plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tahjib-Ul-Arif, M.; Zahan, M.; Karim, M.; Imran, S.; Hunter, C.T.; Islam, M.; Mia, M.; Hannan, M.; Rhaman, M.S.; Hossain, M.; Brestic, M.; Skalicky, M.; Murata, Y. 2021. Citric acid-mediated abiotic stress tolerance in plants. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22(13): 7235. http://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22137235.
Considerations for using CRISPR/Cas9 in targeted mutagenesis for functional genetics in plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunter, C.T. 2021. Considerations for using CRISPR/Cas9 in targeted mutagenesis for functional genetics in plants. Plants. 10(4): 723. doi.org/10.3390/plants10040723
BonnMu: a novel sequence-indexed resource of transposon induced maize mutations for functional genomics studies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marcon, C.; Altrogge, L.; Win Y.N.; Stöcker, T.; Gardiner, J.M.; Portwood, J.L. 2nd; Opitz, N.; Kortz, A.; Baldauf, J.A.; Hunter, C.T.; McCarty, D.R.; Koch, K.E.*; Schoof, H.; Hochholdinger, F. 2020 BonnMu: A sequence-indexed resource of transposon-Induced maize mutations for functional genomics studies. Plant Physiology 184(2):620-631. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.20.00478
Setaria viridis as a model for translational genetic studies of jasmonic acid-responsive insect defenses in Zea mays Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunter III, C.T., Block, A.K., Christensen, S.A., Li, Q., Rering, C.C., Alborn, H.T. 2020. Setaria viridis as a model for translational genetic studies of jasmonic acid-responsive insect defenses in Zea mays. Plant Science. 291, February 2020, 110329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.110329.
Fighting on two fronts: Elevated insect resistance in flooded maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, A.K., Hunter III, C.T., Sattler, S.E., Rering, C.C., Mcdonald, S., Basset, G.J., Christensen, S.A. 2019. Fighting on two fronts: Elevated insect resistance in flooded maize. Plant Cell and Environment. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13642.
Herbivorous caterpillars can utilize three mechanisms to alter green leaf volatile emission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, A.C., Seidl-Adams, I., Engelberth, J., Hunter III, C.T., Alborn, H.T., Tumlinson, J.H. 2019. Herbivorous caterpillars can utilize three mechanisms to alter green leaf volatile emission. Environmental Entomology. 48(2):419–425. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy191.
Interactions among plants, insects, and microbes: elucidation of inter-organismal chemical communications in agricultural ecology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Alborn, H.T., Block, A.K., Christensen, S.A., Hunter III, C.T., Rering, C.C., Seidl-Adams, I., Stuhl, C.J., Torto, B., Tumlinson, J.H. 2018. Interactions among plants, insects, and microbes: elucidation of inter-organismal chemical communications in agricultural ecology. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 66(26):6663-6674. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.8b01763.
Pesticides on the inside: Exploiting the natural chemical defenses of maize against insect and microbial pests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christensen, S.A., Hunter III, C.T., Block, A.K. 2018. Pesticides on the inside: Exploiting the natural chemical defenses of maize against insect and microbial pests. ACS Symposium Series. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2018-1294.ch006.
The maize W22 genome provides a foundation for functional genomics and transposon biology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, N., Anderson, S., Andorf, C.M., Ahern, K., Bai, F., Barad, O., Barbazuk, W., Bass, H.W., Baruch, K., Gen-Zvi, G., Buckler IV, E.S., Bukowski, R., Campbell, M.S., Cannon, E.K., Chomet, P., Dawe, R., Davenport, R., Dooner, H.K., He Du, L., Du, C., Easterling, K., Gault, C., Guan, J., Jander, G., Hunter III, C.T., Jiao, Y., Koch, K.E., Kol, G., Kudo, T., Li, Q., Lu, F., Mayfield-Jones, D., Mei, W., McCarty, D.R., Noshay, J., Portwood II, J.L., Ronen, G., Settles, M.A., Shem-Tov, D., Shi, J., Soifer, I., Stein, J.C., Suzuki, M., Vera, D.L., Vollbrecht, E., Vrebalov, J.T., Ware, D., Wei, X., Wimalanathan, K., Woodhouse, M.R., Xiong, W., Brutnell, T.P. 2018. The maize W22 genome provides a foundation for functional genomics and transposon biology. Nature Genetics. 50:1282-1288. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0158-0.
Contrasting insect attraction and herbivore-induced plant volatile production in maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, A.K., Hunter III, C.T., Rering, C.C., Christensen, S.A., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2018. Contrasting insect attraction and herbivore-induced plant volatile production in maize. Planta. doi:10.1007/s00425-018-2886-x.
Commercial hybrids and mutant genotypes reveal complex protective roles for inducible terpenoid defenses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christensen, S.A., Sims, J., Vaughan, M.M., Hunter III, C.T., Block, A.K., Willett, D.S., Alborn, H.T., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A. 2018. Commercial hybrids and mutant genotypes reveal complex protective roles for inducible terpenoid defenses. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erx495.
Maize w3 disrupts homogentisate solanesyl transferase (ZmHst) and reveals a plastoquinone-9 independent path for phytoene desaturation and tocopherol accumulation in kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunter III, C.T., Saunders, J., Magallanes-Lundback, M., Christensen, S.A., Willett, D.S., Stinard, P.S., Li, Q., Lee, K., Dellapenna, D., Koch, K.E. 2018. Maize w3 disrupts homogentisate solanesyl transferase (ZmHst) and reveals a plastoquinone-9 independent path for phytoene desaturation and tocopherol accumulation in kernels. Plant Journal. doi:10.1111/tpj.13821.
Herbivore derived fatty acid-amides elicit reactive oxygen species burst in plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, A.K., Christensen, S.A., Hunter III, C.T., Alborn, H.T. 2017. Herbivore derived fatty acid-amides elicit reactive oxygen species burst in plants. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erx449.
Fungal and herbivore elicitation of a newly identified maize sesquiterpenoid, zealexin A4, is constrained by abiotic stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christensen, S.A., Huffaker, A., Sims, J., Hunter III, C.T., Block, A.K., Vaughan, M.M., Willett, D.S., Mylroie, E., Williams, P.C., Schmelz, E.A. 2017. Fungal and herbivore elicitation of a newly identified maize sesquiterpenoid, zealexin A4, is constrained by abiotic stress. Planta. 247(4):863-873. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-017-2830-5.
Seteria viridis as a model for pathogen resistance in the Poaceae - (Abstract Only)
Investigating the roles of jasmonic acid and cytokinin in maize leaf growth control - (Abstract Only)
Dissecting a new connection between cytokinin and jasmonic acid in control of leaf growth - (Abstract Only)
Laboratory techniques in plant molecular biology taught with UniformMu insertion alleles of maize - (Abstract Only)
Transposon elements in maize white seedling 3, allele w3-8686, w3-kermicle-1 and w3-88-89-3563-33 ()
Homogentisate solanesyl transferase (HST) cDNA’s in maize ()
Maize white seedling 3 results from disruption of homogentisate solanesyl transferase - (Abstract Only)
Maize pathogens suppress inducible phytoalexin production to thwart innate plant immunity - (Abstract Only)
A maize death acid, 10-oxo-11-phytoenoic acid, is the predominant cyclopentenone signal present during multiple stress and developmental conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christensen, S.A., Huffaker, A., Hunter III, C.T., Alborn, H.T., Schmelz, E. 2016. A maize death acid, 10-oxo-11-phytoenoic acid, is the predominant cyclopentenone signal present during multiple stress and developmental conditions. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 11(2):e1120395.
Over 10,000 new maize mutants added to the uniformMu public resource: now 67,000 total Mu insertions with 42% genome coverage - (Abstract Only)
A zebra-band phenotype in maize can be suppressed in constant light, and results from mutation of a PPOXlike gene (protophorphyrinogen oxidase IX-like) for porphyrin biosynthesis - (Abstract Only)