Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Bruce Cahoon - Publications

A.B. Cahoon, R.M. Sharpe, E.J.Thompson, A.D. Ward, C. Mysayphonh, A. Linn (2010) The complete chloroplast genome of tall fescue ( Lolium arundinaceum; Poaceae) and comparison of whole plastomes from the family Poaceae. American Journal of Botany 97:49-58

R.M. Sharpe, S.N. Dunn, A.B. Cahoon (2008) A Plastome Primer Set for Comprehensive Quantitative Real Time RT-PCR Analysis of Zea mays: A Starter Primer Set for Other Poaceae Species. Plant Methods 4:14

A. B. Cahoon, E. M. Takacs, R.M. Sharpe, D. B. Stern. (2008) Nuclear, Chloroplast, and Mitochondrial Transcript Abundance Along a Maize Leaf Developmental Gradient. Plant Molecular Biology 66:33-46

A. B. Cahoon, Y. Komine, D.B. Stern. (2006) Plastid Transcription: Competition, Regulation and Promotion by Plastid- and Nuclear Encoded Polymerases. In The Structure and Function of Plastids. R. R. Wise, J. K, Hoober (Eds.) Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Volume 23: pp 167-181

A. B. Cahoon, F.M. Harris & D. B. Stern. (2004) Analysis of developing maize plastids reveals two mRNA stability classes correlating with RNA polymerase type. EMBO Reports 5:801-806

A.B. Cahoon, K.A. Cunningham, T.J. Bollenbach, D.B. Stern. (2003) Maize BMS cultured cell lines survive with massive plastid gene loss. Current Genetics 44:104-113

A.B. Cahoon, K.A. Cunningham, D.B. Stern. (2003) The plastid clpP gene may not be essential for plant cell viability. Plant and Cell Physiology 44: 93-95

*This paper was one of the top 10 downloaded articles from this journal in February 2003.

A.B. Cahoon and M.P. Timko (2003) Biochemistry and Regulation of Chlorophyll Biosynthesis. , In Photosynthesis in Algae. A.W. Larkum, S. Douglas, J.A. Raven (Eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands.

A.B. Cahoon and D.B. Stern (2001) Plastid transcription: a menage รก trois? Trends in Plant Science. 6:45-46.

A.B. Cahoon and M.P. Timko (2000) The phenotype of "yellow-in-the-dark"; mutants of Chlamydomonas Results from the Loss of Expression of CHLL. Plant Cell 12:559-568.

A.B. Cahoon and M. P. Timko (1999). Effects of nuclear y mutations on expression of plastid genes required for light-independent chlorophyll formation in Chlamydomonas. pp195-200. in The Chloroplast: From Molecular Biology to Biotechnology. J.H. Argyroudi-Akoyunoglou and H. Senger (Eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht/Boston/London.

M. P. Timko and A. B. Cahoon (1999). Transgenic Plants for the Production of Human Therapeutics. pp. 155-179. in Applied Plant Biotechnology. V.L. Chopra, V.S. Malik and S.R. Bhat (Eds.) Science Publishers, Inc. New Hampshire, U.S.A. (International edition).

Fang-Sheng Wu and A. Bruce Cahoon. (1995) Plasmolysis facilitates the accumulation of protein and DNA into extra-plasmalemma spaces of intact plant cells. Plant Science 104 : 201-214.

Manuscripts Submitted or In Preparation (titles and author lists are tentative)

The tall fescue endophyte, Neotyphodium coenophialum promotes tiller growth by way of a diffusible hydrophilic mechanism (Submitted) Sheri M. Mersch & A. Bruce Cahoon

Developmental and cell type characterization of bundle sheath and mesophyll chloroplast-encoded transcript abundance in maize (Submitted) R.M. Sharpe, A. Mahajan, E. Takacs, D. B. Stern, A. B. Cahoon

Barcoding and Cataloguing Poaceae from Middle Tennessee Cedar Glades (in preparation). Abby Drumright, Brian Allen, A. Bruce Cahoon

Presentations

A. Bruce Cahoon & Ben Grimes (2010) Impact of Temperature and Irradiance on Glycerolipid Biosynthesis Genes in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii, Algal Biomass Conference. Phoenix AZ

A. Bruce Cahoon (2010) Plastome Sequencing in a University Level General Genetics Lab, Botanical Society of America. Providence RI

Four Presentations at the (2008) Tennessee Academy of Science

Sheri Mersch and A. Bruce Cahoon. (2006) Assessing the migratory vigor of Lolium arundinaceum in association with a novel endophytic symbiont using microsatellite markers. Tennessee Academy of Science. Clarksville, TN.

Rick Sharpe and A. Bruce Cahoon. (2006) Preparatory steps for Daucus carota transformation with an o-antigen gene from Shigella sonnei for possible vaccine use. Tennessee Academy of Science. Clarksville, TN.

Rick Sharpe and A. Bruce Cahoon. (2006)

Q(RT) 2PCR for relative expression of selected genes along the length of a Zea mays leaf. Tennessee Academy of Science. Clarksville, TN.

A.B. Cahoon, E.M. Takacs, R.M. Sharpe, D.B. Stern (2006) Microarray analysis of nuclear and chloroplast transcripts in developing maize leaves American Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting. Boston, MA

A.B. Cahoon. (2006) Sophomoric genomics: Chloroplast genome sequencing in an undergraduate genetics course. American Society of Plant Biologists annual meeting. Boston, MA

A.B. Cahoon. (2006) Fescue plastome sequencing and analysis by undergraduates in a general genetics class. Council for Undergraduate Research meeting. Greencastle, IN

A.B. Cahoon & D.B. Stern. (2004) Analysis of developing maize plastids reveals two mRNA stability classes correlating with RNA polymerase type. American Society of Plant Biologists, Orlando, FL