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Berkley Walker
Global Change and Photosynthesis Research
Research Plant Physiologist

Phone: (217) 300-6369
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1201 W Gregory
URBANA , IL 61801

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Recycling carbon dioxide during xylose fermentation by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Xia, P., Zhang, G., Walker, B.J., Seo, S., Kwak, S., Liu, J., Kim, H., Ort, D.R., Wang, S., Jin, Y. 2016. Recycling carbon dioxide during xylose fermentation by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. ACS Synthetic Biology. 6(2):276-283.
Photorespiration maintains carbon recycling efficiency at low irradiance despite impaired glycolate/glycerate antiport or hydroxypyruvate reduction -
Walker, B.J., South, P.F., Ort, D.R. 2016. Photorespiration maintains carbon recycling efficiency at low irradiance despite impaired glycolate/glycerate antiport or hydroxypyruvate reduction. Plant Physiology. 129(1):93-103.
Physiological evidence for plasticity in glycolate/glycerate transport during photorespiration -
Walker, B.J., South, P.F., Ort, D.R. 2016. Physiological evidence for plasticity in glycolate/glycerate transport during photorespiration. Photosynthesis Research. 129:93-103.
The plastid casein kinase 2 phosphorylates Rubisco activase at the Thr-78 site but is not essential for regulation of Rubisco activation state -
Kim, S., Bender, K.W., Walker, B.J., Salvucci, M.E., Zielinski, M.E., Spalding, M.H., Ort, D.R., Huber, S.C. 2016. The plastid casein kinase 2 phosphorylates Rubisco activase at the Thr-78 site but is not essential for regulation of Rubisco activation state. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00404.
Manipulating photorespiration to increase plant productivity. Recent advances and perspectives for crop improvement -
Betti, M., Bauwe, H., Bush, F., Fernie, A.R., Keech, O., Levey, M., Ort, D.R., Parry, M., Sage, R., Timm, S., Walker, B.J., Weber, A. 2016. Manipulating photorespiration to increase plant productivity. Recent advances and perspectives for crop improvement. Journal of Experimental Botany. 67(10):2977-2988.
An improved approach for measuring the impact of multiple CO2 conductances on the apparent photorespiratory CO2 compensation point through slope-intercept regression -
Walker, B.J., Skabelund, D.C., Busch, F., Ort, D.R. 2016. An improved approach for measuring the impact of multiple CO2 conductances on the apparent photorespiratory CO2 compensation point through slope-intercept regression. Plant Cell and Environment. 39:1109-1203.
The costs of photorespiration to food production now and in the future -
Walker, B.J., VanLoocke, A., Bernacchi, C.J., Ort, D.R. 2016. The costs of photorespiration to food production now and in the future. Annual Reviews of Plant Biology. 67:107-129.
Improved method for measuring the apparent CO2 photocompensation point resolves the impact of multiple internal conductances to CO2 to net gas exchange -
Walker, B.J., Ort, D.R. 2015. Improved method for measuring the apparent CO2 photocompensation point resolves the impact of multiple internal conductances to CO2 to net gas exchange. Plant Cell and Environment. 38:2462-2474.