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Research Project: Molecular Tools for Improved Crop Biotechnology

Location: Crop Improvement and Genetics Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Efficient gene stacking in rice using the GAANTRY system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hathwaik, L.T., Horstman, J.D., Thomson, J.G., Thilmony, R.L. 2021. Efficient gene stacking in rice using the GAANTRY system. Rice. 14. Article 17 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12284-021-00460-5.

A versatile and robust Agrobacterium-based gene stacking system generates high quality transgenic Arabidopsis plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collier, R., Thomson, J.G., Thilmony, R.L. 2018. A versatile and robust Agrobacterium-based gene stacking system generates high quality transgenic Arabidopsis plants. Plant Journal. 95(4):573-583. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13992.

Small serine recombination systems ParA-MRS and CinH-RS2 perform precise excision of plastid DNA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shao, M., Blechl, A.E., Thomson, J.G. 2017. Small serine recombination systems ParA-MRS and CinH-RS2 perform precise excision of plastid DNA. Plant Biotechnology Journal. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12740.

Accurate measurement of transgene copy number in crop plants using droplet digital PCR Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collier, R.A., Dasgupta, K., Xing, Y., Hernandez, B., Shao, M., Rohozinski, D., Kovak, E., Lin, J.W., De Oliveira, M., Stover, E.W., Mc Cue, K.F., Harmon, F.G., Blechl, A.E., Thomson, J.G., Thilmony, R.L. 2017. Accurate measurement of transgene copy number in crop plants using droplet digital PCR. Plant Journal. 90:1014-1025. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13517.

Novel R2R3-MYB transcription factors from Prunus Americana regulate differential patterns of anthocyanin accumulation in tobacco and citrus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dasgupta, K., Thilmony, R.L., Stover, E.W., Oliveira, M.L., Thomson, J.G. 2017. Novel R2R3-MYB transcription factors from Prunus Americana regulate differential patterns of anthocyanin accumulation in tobacco and citrus . GM Crops & Food. 8:85-105. doi: 10.1080/21645698.2016.1267897

Novel R2R3-MYB transcription factors from Prunus americana regulate differential patterns of anthocyanin accumulation in tobacco and citrus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dasgupta, K., Thilmony, R.L., Stover, E.W., Oliveira, M.L., Thomson, J.G. 2017. Novel R2R3-MYB transcription factors from Prunus americana regulate differential patterns of anthocyanin accumulation in tobacco and citrus. GM Crops & Food. 8:85-105. https://doi.org/10.1080/21645698.2016.1267897.

Draft genome sequence of Agrobacterium rhizogenes strain NCPPB2659 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valdes, J., Collier, R.A., Wang, Y., Huo, N., Gu, Y.Q., Thilmony, R.L., Thomson, J.G. 2002. Draft genome sequence of Agrobacterium rhizogenes strain NCPPB2659. Genome Announcements. 4:1-2.

Purple is the new Orange - (Trade Journal)
Dasgupta, K., Shao, M., Thomson, J.G. 2016. Purple is the new Orange. Citrograph. 7(3):54-58.

Use of Agrobacterium rhizogenes strain 18r12v and paromomycin selection for transformation of Brachypodium distachyon and Brachypodium sylvaticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collier, R.A., Bragg, J., Hernandez, B., Vogel, J., Thilmony, R.L. 2016. Use of Agrobacterium rhizogenes strain 18r12v and paromomycin selection for transformation of Brachypodium distachyon and Brachypodium sylvaticum. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00716.

Utilization of founder lines for improved Citrus biotechnology via RMCE - (Trade Journal)
Oliveira, M.L., Stover, E.W., Thomson, J.G. 2016. Utilization of founder lines for improved Citrus biotechnology via RMCE. Citrograph. 7:56-60.

Gene stacking by recombinases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srivastava, V., Thomson, J.G. 2015. Gene stacking by recombinases. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 14(2):471-482. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12459.

A bacterial gene codA encoding cytosine deaminase is an effective conditional negative selectable marker in Glycine max - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shao, M., Michno, J., Blechl, A.E., Thomson, J.G. 2015. A bacterial gene codA encoding cytosine deaminase is an effective conditional negative selectable marker in Glycine max. BioMed Central (BMC)Biotechnology. doi: 10.1007/s00299-015-1818-5.

The codA gene as a negative selection marker in Citrus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomson, J.G., Stover, E.W., Peixoto De Olivei, M.L. 2015. The codA gene as a negative selection marker in Citrus. BioMed Central (BMC)Biotechnology. 4:264.

Recombinase technology for precise genome engineering - (Book / Chapter)
Thomson, J.G., Blechl, A.E. 2015. Recombinase technology for precise genome engineering. In: Zhang, F., Puchta, H., Thomson, J.G., editors. Advances in new technology for targeted modification of plant genomes. New York, NY: Springer. p. 113-144.

The development of novel Blood and Cara cara like citrus varieties - (Trade Journal)
Thomson, J.G., Dasgupta, K., Thilmony, R.L. 2015. The development of novel Blood and Cara cara like citrus varieties. Citrograph. 6:3/65-69.

Development of consumer-friendly transgenic citrus plants with potential broad spectrum resistance to HLB, Citrus canker, Phytopthora and other exotic diseases - (Trade Journal)
Louzada, E., Thomson, J.G. 2015. Development of consumer-friendly transgenic citrus plants with potential broad spectrum resistance to HLB, Citrus canker, Phytopthora and other exotic diseases. Citrograph. 6:3/42-46.

Transgene autoexcision in switchgrass pollen mediated by the Bxb1 recombinase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Somleva, M.N., Chang, A.X., Ryan, K.P., Thilmony, R.L., Peoples, O., Snell, K.D., Thomson, J.G. 2014. Transgene autoexcision in switchgrass pollen mediated by the Bxb1 recombinase. BioMed Central (BMC)Biotechnology. 14:79. doi: 10.1186/1472-6750-14-79.

Gene targeting in embryonic stem cells, II: conditional technologies - (Book / Chapter)

The wheat HMW-glutenin 1Dy10 gene promoter controls endosperm expression in Brachypodium distachyon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thilmony, R.L., Guttman, M.E., Lin, J.W., Blechl, A.E. 2014. The wheat HMW-glutenin 1Dy10 gene promoter controls endosperm expression in Brachypodium distachyon. GM Crops. 5:36-43.

Novel gene expression tools for rice biotechnology - (Abstract Only)