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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Mark L Tucker
Molecular Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Treatment of plants with gaseous ethylene and gaseous inhibitors of ethylene action -
Transcriptome analysis of soybean leaf abscission identifies transcriptional regulators of organ polarity and cell fate -
Kim, J., Barnaby, J.Y., Yang, R., Sicher Jr, R.C., Chang, C., Tucker, M.L. 2016. Transcriptome analysis of soybean leaf abscission identifies transcriptional regulators of organ polarity and cell fate. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:125.
De novo transcriptome sequencing and customized abscission zone-specific microarray as a new molecular tool for analysis of tomato organ abscission -
Sundaresan, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Riov, J., Mugasimangalam, R., Kuravadi, N.A., Kochanek, B., Salim, S., Tucker, M.L., Meir, S. 2016. De novo transcriptome sequencing and customized abscission zone-specific microarray as a new molecular tool for analysis of tomato organ abscission. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6(1258):1-29.
Examination of the abscission-associated transcriptomes for soybean, tomato, and Arabidopsis highlights the conserved biosynthesis of an extensible extracellular matrix and boundary layer -
Tucker, M.L., Yang, R., Sundaresan, S., Meir, S., Kim, J., Phlosoph-Hadas, S. 2015. Examination of the abscission-associated transcriptomes for soybean, tomato, and Arabidopsis highlights the conserved biosynthesis of an extensible extracellular matrix and boundary layer. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6(1109):1-15.
Abscission, organ separation, is more complex than you might think Reprint Icon -
Tucker, M.L., Kim, J. 2015. Abscission, organ separation, is more complex than you might think. Stewart Postharvest Review. 11:1-7.
Research tools: ethylene preparation. In: Chi-Kuang Wen editor. Ethylene in plants. Springer Netherlands. Springer Link Reprint Icon -
Wen, C., Tucker, M.L. 2015. Research tools: ethylene preparation. In: Chi-Kuang Wen editor. Ethylene in plants. Springer Netherlands. Springer Link. Ethylene in Plants. p. 245-261.
A new aspect of flower abscission: involvement of a specific alkalization of the cytosol in the abscission zone cells Reprint Icon -
Sundaresan, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Riov, J., Belausov, E., Kochanek, B., Tucker, M.L., Meir, S. 2014. A new aspect of flower abscission: involvement of a specific alkalization of the cytosol in the abscission zone cells. Journal of Experimental Botany. 66:1355-1368.
To grow old: regulatory role of ethylene in senescence Reprint Icon -
Kim, J., Tucker, M.L. 2015. To grow old: regulatory role of ethylene in senescence. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6(20):1-7.
A comparison of protein and phenolic compounds in seed from GMO and non-GMO soybean -
Natarajan, S.S., Khan, F., Luthria, D.L., Tucker, M.L., Song, Q., Garrett, W.M. 2014. A comparison of protein and phenolic compounds in seed from GMO and non-GMO soybean. Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics. 5(3):161-169.
The haustorial transcriptomes of Uromyces appendiculatus and Phakopsora pachyrhizi and their candidate effector families Reprint Icon -
Link, T.I., Lang, P., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, M.V., Graham, M.A., Cooper, B., Tucker, M.L., Van De Mortel, M., Voegele, R.T., Mendgen, K., Baum, T.J., Whitham, S.A. 2014. The haustorial transcriptomes of Uromyces appendiculatus and Phakopsora pachyrhizi and their candidate effector families. Molecular Plant Pathology. 15(4):379-393. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12099.
Expression analysis in soybean of IDA-like, HAESA-like and other key regulatory proteins during leaf abscission and cyst nematode infected roots -
Tucker, M.L., Yang, R. 2012. Expression analysis in soybean of IDA-like, HAESA-like and other key regulatory proteins during leaf abscission and cyst nematode infected roots. Plant Physiology. doi:10.1093/aobpla/pls035.
An IDA-like gene is expressed in root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) -
Tucker, M.L., Yang, R. 2013. An IDA-like gene is expressed in root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.). Experimental Parasitology. 134:165-170.
CTR1 phosphorylates the central regulator EIN2 to control ethylene hormone signaling from the ER membrane to the nucleus in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon -
Ju, C., Yoon, G., Shemansky, J., Lin, D., Ying, I.S., Chang, J., Garrett, W.M., Kessenbrock, M., Groth, G., Tucker, M.L., Cooper, B., Kieber, J.J., Chang, C. 2012. CTR1 phosphorylates the central regulator EIN2 to control ethylene hormone signaling from the ER membrane to the nucleus in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109:19486-19491.
Proteomic pleiotropy of OpgGH, an operon necessary for efficient growth of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium under low-osmotic conditions Reprint Icon -
Cooper, B., Chen, R., Garrett, W.M., Chang, C., Tucker, M.L., Bhagwat, A.A. 2012. Proteomic pleiotropy of OpgGH, an operon necessary for efficient growth of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium under low-osmotic conditions. Journal of Proteome Research. 11:1720-1727.
Proteomic Responses in Arabidopsis thaliana Seedlings Treated with Ethylene Reprint Icon -
Chen, R., Binder, B.M., Garrett, W.M., Tucker, M.L., Cooper, B., Chang, C. 2011. Proteomic Responses in Arabidopsis thaliana Seedlings Treated with Ethylene. Molecular Biosystems. 7:2637-2650.
Analysis of gene expression profiles for cell wall modifying proteins and ACC synthases in soybean cyst nematode colonized roots, adventitious rooting hypocotyls, root tips, flooded roots, and IBA and ACC treatment roots -
Tucker, M.L., Murphy, C.A., Yang, R. 2011. Analysis of gene expression profiles for cell wall modifying proteins and ACC synthases in soybean cyst nematode colonized roots, adventitious rooting hypocotyls, root tips, flooded roots, and IBA and ACC treatment roots. Plant Physiology. 156:319-329.
Affinity purification and mass spectrometry: an attractive choice to investigate protein-protein interactions in plant immunity Reprint Icon -
Chen, R., Chang, C., Tucker, M.L., Cooper, B. 2010. Affinity purification and mass spectrometry: an attractive choice to investigate protein-protein interactions in plant immunity. Current Protemics. 7:258-264.
1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC) concentration and ACC synthase expression in soybean roots and root tips and soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) colonized root pieces Reprint Icon -
Tucker, M.L., Ping, X., Yang, R. 2010. 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC) concentration and ACC synthase expression in soybean roots and root tips and soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) colonized root pieces. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61(2):463-472.
Bulk Segregate Analysis using the GoldenGate Assay to Locate the Rpp3 Locus that Confers Resistance to Phakopsora pachyrhizi (Soybean Rust) in Soybean Reprint Icon -
Hyten, D.L., Smith, J.R., Frederick, R.D., Tucker, M.L., Song, Q., Cregan, P.B. 2009. Bulk Segregate Analysis using the GoldenGate Assay to Locate the Rpp3 Locus that Confers Resistance to Phakopsora pachyrhizi (Soybean Rust) in Soybean. Crop Science. 49:265-271.
Quantitative Proteomic Analysis of Bean Plants Infected by a Virulent and Avirulent Obligate Rust Fungus -
Lee, J., Campbell, K., Scheffler, B.E., Feng, J., Naiman, D.Q., Garrett, W.M., Thibivilliers, S., Stacey, G., Tucker, M.L., Pastor Corrales, M.A., Cooper, B. 2008. Quantitative Proteomic Analysis of Bean Plants Infected by a Virulent and Avirulent Obligate Rust Fungus. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 8:19-31.
Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Uromyces appendiculatus hyphae and haustoria and their comparison to sequences from other rust fungi -
Tucker, M.L., Puthoff, D.P., Neelam, A., Ehrenfried, M.L., Scheffler, B.E., Ballard, L.L., Campbell, K.B., Cooper, B. 2008. Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Uromyces appendiculatus hyphae and haustoria and their comparison to sequences from other rust fungi. Phytopathology. 98:1126-1135.
Soybean GeneChip hybridizations to RNA isolated from root pieces colonized by soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines -
Tucker, M.L., Ehrenfried, M.L., Puthoff, D.P., Vinyard, B.T. 2007. Soybean GeneChip hybridizations to RNA isolated from root pieces colonized by soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines. Journal of Experimental Botany. 58:3407-3418.
SOYBEAN CELL WALL HYDROLASE GENE EXPRESSION DURING CYST NEMATODE INFECTION, HYPOCOTYLS INDUCED TO FORM ROOTS, LEAF ABSCISSION, FLOWERS, APICAL BUDS, ROOT TIPS AND LEAVES -
Tucker, M.L., Ehrenfried, M.L., Thai, V., Burke, A. 2007. Soybean cell wall hydrolase gene expression during cyst nematode infection, hypocotyls induced to form roots, leaf abscission, flowers, apical buds, root tips and leaves. Journal of Experimental Botany. 58:3395-3406.
Protein Accumulation Changes Associated with Germination of the Uromyces appendiculatus Uredospore -
Cooper, B., Neelan, A., Campbell, K., Lee, J., Liu, G., Garrett, W.M., Scheffler, B.E., Tucker, M.L. 2007. Protein Accumulation Changes Associated with Germination of the Uromyces appendiculatus Uredospore. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 20(7):857-866.
ISOLATION OF HIGH-QUALITY RNA FROM APPLE (MALUS X DOMESTICA) FRUIT -
Asif, M., Trivedi, P., Solomos, T., Tucker, M.L. 2006. Isolation of high-quality rna from apple (malus x domestica) fruit. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 54:5227-5229.
DISEASE- AND PERFORMANCE-RELATED TRAITS OF ETHYLENE-INSENSITIVE SOYBEAN -
Bent, A.F., Hoffman, T.K., Schmidt, S., Hartman, G.L., Xue, P., Tucker, M.L., Hoffman, D.D. 2006. Disease- and performance-related traits of ethylene-insensitive soybean. Crop Science. 46:893-901.
ANALYSIS OF TWO SUBTRACTION CDNA LIBRARIES HIGHLIGHTS SEVERAL HIGHLY ABUNDANT HETERODERA GLYCINES TRANSCRIPTS THAT ENCODE SMALL PROTEINS OF UNKNOWN FUNCTION WITH PUTATIVE 5´ ER SIGNAL PEPTIDES. -
Tucker, M.L., Xue, P., Raina, A., Ehrenfried, M.L., Thai, V.K. 2005. Analysis of two subtraction cdna libraries highlights several highly abundant heterodera glycines transcripts that encode small proteins of unknown function with putative 5´ er signal peptides. Journal of Nematology. 37:422-428.
DISEASE- AND PERFORMANCE-RELATED TRAITS OF ETHYLENE-INSENSITIVE SOYBEAN -
Bent, A.F., Hoffman, T.K., Schmidt, J.S., Hartman, G.L., Hoffman, D.D., Xue, P., Tucker, M.L. 2006. Disease- and performance-related traits of ethylene-insensitive soybean. Crop Science. 46(2):893-901.
COMPARISON OF MIC-3 PROTEIN EXPRESSION IN RESPONSE TO RKN INFECTION IN COTTON LINES DISPLAYING A RANGE OF RESISTANCE LEVELS -
Callahan, F.E., Zhang, X., Ma, D., Jenkins, J.N., Hayes, R.W., Tucker, M.L. 2004. Comparison of MIC-3 protein accummlation in response to root-knot nematode infection in cotton lines displaying a range of resistance levels. Journal of Cotton Science. 8:186-190.
MEMBRANE ARRAY AND RT-PCR ANALYSIS OF TWO SUBTRACTION CDNA LIBRARIES FOR NEMATODE INFECTED SOYBEAN ROOTS -
Tucker, M.L., Raina, A., Thai, V., Xue, P. 2004. Membrane array and rt-pcr analysis of two subtraction cdna libraries for nematode infected soybean roots. Society of Nematologists Proceedings. Abstract 149.
SEQUENCE AND MEMBRANE ARRAY ANALYSIS OF TWO SUBTRACTION CDNA LIBRARIES FOR NEMATODE INFECTED SOYBEAN ROOTS. -
Tucker, M.L., Raina, A., Xue, P., Thai, V.K. 2003. Sequence and membrane array analysis of two subtraction cdna libraries for nematode infected soybean roots [abstract]. Plant Biology 2004. Abstract 149.
EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF A CHICORY FRUCTAN 1-EXOHYDROLASE GENE REVEALS COMPLEX REGULATION BY COLD. -
Michiels, A., Van Laere, A., Van Den Ende, W., Tucker, M.L. 2003. Expression analysis of a chicory fructan 1-exohydrolase gene reveals complex regulation by cold. Journal of Experimental Botany. 55:1325-1333.
CHROMOSOMAL WALKING OF FLANKING REGIONS FROM VERY SHORT KNOWN SEQUENCES IN GC RICH PLANT GENOMIC DNA -
Michiels, A., Tucker, M.L., Vanden Ende, W., Van Laere, A. 2003. Chromosomal walking of flanking regions from very short known sequences in gc rich plant genomic DNA. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 21:295-302.
MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF ARGININE KINASES IN THE SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE (HETERODERA GLYCINES). -
Matthews, B.F., Tucker, M.L., Macdonald, M.H., Thai, V.K. 2003. Molecular characterization of arginine kinases in the soybean cyst nematode (heterodera glycines).. Journal of Nematology. 35:252-258.
EXTRACTION OF HIGH QUALITY GENOMIC DNA FROM LATEX-CONTAINING PLANTS -
ETHYLENE REGULATION OF ABSCISSION: FROM RECEPTOR TO TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS. -
Tucker, M.L., Whitelaw, C.A., Lyssenko, N.N., and Mattoo, A.K. 2003. Reduced expression of the LeETR1 transcript in tomato results in delayed abscission, shorter internodes and reduced auxin movement. In: M. Vendrell, H. Klee, J.C. Pech and F. Romojaro, editors. Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene III. Amsterdam: IOS Press. p. 21-26.
FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF REGULATORY ELEMENTS IN THE GENE PROMOTER FOR AN ABSCISSION-SPECIFIC CELLULAS FROM BEAN (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS) AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CANDIDATE TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS -
DELAYED ABSCISSION AND SHORTER INTERNODES CORRELATE WITH A REDUCTION IN THE ETHYLENE RECEPTOR LEFTRI TRANSCRIPT IN TRANSGENIC TOMATO. -
FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF REGULATORY SEQUENCES AND ISOLATION OF PROTEIN FACTORS CONTROLING EXPRESSION OF AN ABSCISSION-SPECIFIC CELLULASE GENE FROM BEAN (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS). -
MAPPING CIS-ACTING REGULATORY ELEMENTS IN THE GENE PROMOTER FOR A BEAN ABSCISSION CELLULASE. -
TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL EXPRESSION PATTERNS FOR TWO TOMATO POLYGALACTURONASE GENES EXPRESSED IN BOTH ABSCISSION ZONES AND THE STIGMA -
IDENTIFICATION OF DNA-BINDING PROTEINS THAT INTERACT WITH REGULATORY ELEMENTS IN GENE PROMOTER FOR A BEAN ABSCISSION CELLULASE -
IDENTIFICATION OF REGULATORY FACTORS THAT BIND CIS-ELEMENTS IN A BEAN ABSCISSION CELLULASE GENE PROMOTER -
VARYING DEGREES OF SEXUAL DIMORPHISM IN THE EXPRESSION OF PHEROMONE BINDINGPROTEINS (PBPS) IN DIFFERENT MOTH SPECIES SUGGESTS MULTIPLE ROLES FOR PBPS IN ODOR DETECTION -
USING THE VERSFLOUR FLUOROMETER TO QUANTIFY GUS EXPRESSION IN PLANT TISSUESBOMBARDED WITH BIOLISTIC PDS-1000/HE PARTICLE GUN. -
IDENTIFICATION OF DNA-BINDING PROTEINS THAT INTERACT WITH A BEAN ABSCISSIONCELLULASE GENE PROMOTER -
IDENTIFICATION OF DNA-BINDING PROTEINS THAT INTERACT WITH A BEAN ABSCISSION CELLULASE GENE PROMOTER -
MAPPING 5' REGULATORY ELEMENTS IN THE GENE PROMOTER FOR A BEAN ABSCISSION CELLULASE. -
CIS-ACTING REGULATORY ELEMENTS IN THE BEAN ABSCISSION CELLULASE GENE PROMOTER -
CLONING OF A TOMATO POLYGALACTURONASE GENE THAT IS SPECIFICALLY EXPRESSED IN PISTILS -
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A TOMATO ENDO-BETA-1,4-GLUCANASE GENE EXPRESSED IN MATURE PISTILS, ABSCISSION ZONES AND FRUIT -
PROGRESS TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MECHANISMS THAT REGULATE ABSCISSION. -
GENOMIC ORGANIZATION OF A SUBFAMILY OF TOMATO POLYGALACTURONASES AND 5' UPSTREAM SEQUENCE IDENTITY WITH TAP1 AND WIN2 GENES -
SEQUENCE AND SEQUENCE DERIVED FEATURES OF TOMATO POLYGALACTURONASE GENES, TAPG1, TAPG2, TAPG3, TAPG4, AND TAPG5. -
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A RHAMNOGALACTURONAN HYDROLASE GENE FROM BOTRYTIS CINEREA -
IN PURSUIT OF SCRUMPTIOUS PRODUCE -
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