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Griffiths, J.S., A. Y.-L. Tsai, H. Xue, , C. Voiniciuc, K. Šola, G.J. Seifert, S.D. Mansfield and G.W. Haughn. 2014. SOS5 mediates Arabidopsis seed coat mucilage adherence and organization through pectins. Plant Physiol. 165: 991-1004. (abstract)(manuscript pdf)

Vesna Katavic, Lin Shi, Yuanyuan Yu, Lifang Zhao, George W. Haughn and Ljerka Kunst. 2014. Investigation of the contribution of oil biosynthetic enzymes to seed oil content in Brassica napus and Arabidopsis thaliana. Can. J. Plant Sci. in press. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Gilchrist E.J., C.H.D. Sidebottom, C.S. Koh, T. MacInnes,
A.G. Sharpe, G.W. Haughn. 2013. A Mutant Brassica napus (Canola) Population for the Identification of New Genetic Diversity via TILLING and Next Generation Sequencing.,PLoS ONE 8(12): e84303. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

McFarlane, H.E., Y. Watanabe, D. Gendre, K. Carruthers, G. Levesque-Tremblay, G.W. Haughn, R.P. Bhalerao, L. Samuels. 2013.  Cell wall polysaccharides are mistargeted to the vacuole in echidna mutants. Plant Cell Physiol. 54: 1867-1880. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Voiniciuc C., G.H. Dean, J.S. Griffiths, K. Kirchsteiger, Y-T. Hwang, A. Gillett, G. Dow, T.L. Western, M. Estelle, and G.W. Haughn. 2013. FLYING SAUCER1 Is a Transmembrane RING E3 Ubiquitin Ligase That Regulates the Degree of Pectin Methylesterification in Arabidopsis Seed Mucilage. Plant Cell 25: 944-959. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Gilchrist, E. and G. Haughn. 2013. Gene identification: reverse genetics. In: Diagnostics in Plant Breeding.  J.R. Andersen, T. Lübberstedt, and Rajeev Varshney. Eds.  Springer pp 61-89. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Bhargava A., A. Ahad, S. Wang, S.D. Mansfield, G.W. Haughn, C.J. Douglasand B.E. Ellis. 2013. The interacting MYB75 and KNAT7 transcription factors modulate secondary cell wall deposition both in stems and seed coat in Arabidopsis. Planta: 237: 1199-1211. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Müller K., G. Levesque-Tremblay,S. Bartels, K. Weitbrecht, A. Wormit, B. Usadel, G. Haughn, and A. Kermode. 2013. Demethylesterification of cell wall pectins in Arabidopsis thaliana plays a role in seed germination.  Plant Physiol. 161: 305-316. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Esfandiari E., Z. Jin, A. Abdeen, J.S. Griffiths, T.L. Western and G.W. Haughn. 2013. Identification and analysis of an outer-seed-coat-specific promoter from Arabidopsis thalianaPlant Mol. Biol. 81:93–104 (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W. and T.L. Western. 2012. Arabidopsis seed coat mucilage is a specialized cell wall that can be used as a model for genetic analysis of plant cell wall structure and function. Frontiers in Plant Science 3:64. doi:10.3389/fpls.2012.00064. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Shi L., V. Katavic, Y. Yu, L. Kunst and G. Haughn. 2012. Arabidopsis glabra2 mutant seeds deficient in mucilage biosynthesis produce more oil. Plant J. 69: 37-46 . (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Dean G., Y. Cao, D Xiang, N.J. Provart, L. Ramsay, A. Ahad, R. White, G. Selvaraj, R. Datla and G. Haughn.2011. Analysis of gene expression patterns during seed coat development in Arabidopsis. Mol. Plant 4: 1074–1091. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Mendu V., J. Griffiths, S. Persson, J. Stork, B. Downie, C. Vioniciuc, G. Haughn and S. Debolt. 2011. Subfunctionalization of cellulose synthases in seed coat epidermal cells mediate secondary radial wall synthesis and mucilage attachment. Plant Physiol. 157: 441–453. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Huang, J., D. DeBowles, E. Esfandiari, G. Dean, N.C. Carpita and G.W. Haughn. 2011. The Arabidopsis Transcription Factor LUH/MUM1 Is Required for Extrusion of Seed Coat Mucilage. Plant Physiol. 156: 491-502. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Zhao L., V. Katavic, F. Li, G.W. Haughn and L. Kunst. 2010. Insertional mutant analysis reveals that LONG-CHAIN ACYL-COA SYNTHETASE 1 (LACS1), but not LACS8, functionally overlaps with LACS9 in Arabidopsis seed oil biosynthesis.  Plant J. 64: 1048-1058. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Xu, M., T. Hu, S. McKim, J. Murmu, G. Haughn, S. Hepworth. 2010. Arabidopsis BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 and 2 promote floral meristem fate and determinacy in a novel pathway targeting APETALA1 and AGAMOUS-LIKE24. Plant J. 63: 974–989. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Stork J. , D. Harris , J. Griffiths , B. Williams , F. Beisson , Y. Li-Beisson , V. Mendu , G. Haughn , and S. DeBolt. 2010.  CELLULOSE SYNTHASE9 serves a non-redundant role in secondary cell wall synthesis in Arabidopsis epidermal testa cells.  Plant Physiol.153: 580–589. (abstract) (manuscript pdf) (supplementary figures)

Haughn G. and L. Kunst. 2010, Arabidopsis thaliana: a model organism for molecular genetic studies in plants: How and why was arabidopsis chosen over other plants? In S.L. Gillies and S. Hewitt (eds.), Biology on the Cutting Edge: Concepts, Issues, and Canadian Research around the Globe (Pearson Canada, Toronto) pp 7-11. (proof)

Haughn G. 2010, Identifying proteins involved in plant cell wall modification: How forward genetics can be used to study biology. In S.L. Gillies and S. Hewitt (eds.), Biology on the Cutting Edge: Concepts, Issues, and Canadian Research around the Globe (Pearson Canada, Toronto) pp 121-126. (proof)

Arsovski A.A., G.W. Haughn and T.L. Western. 2010. Seed coat mucilage cells of Arabidopsis thaliana as a model for plant cell wall research. Plant Signaling & Behavior  5: 796 – 801. (proof)

Gilchrist E. and G. Haughn. 2010. Reverse genetics techniques: engineering loss and gain of gene function in plants. Briefings in Functional Genomics and Proteomics 9: 103-110. (abstract)

Arsovski A.A., T.M. Popma, G.W. Haughn, N.C. Carpita, M.C. McCann and T.L. Western. 2009. AtBXL1 encodes a bifunctional ß-D-xylosidase/a-L-arabinofuranosidase required for pectic arabinan modification in Arabidopsis thaliana mucilage secretory cells. Plant Physiol.150:1219-1234.
(abstract) (manuscript pdf) (supplementary figures)

Himelblau E, Gilchrist EJ, Buono K, Bizzell C, Mentzer L, Vogelzang R, Osborn T, Amasino RM, Parkin IA, and Haughn GW. 2009. Forward and reverse genetics of rapid-cycling Brassica oleracea. Theor. Appl. Genet. 118: 953-961. (abstract) (manuscript pdf) (supplementary Table)

Souza, CA, SS Kim, S Koch, L Kienow, K Schneider, SM McKim, GW Haughn, E Kombrink and CJ Douglas. 2009. A Novel Fatty Acyl-CoA Synthetase Is Required for Pollen Development and Sporopollenin Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 21: 507–525. (abstract) (manuscript pdf) (supplementary figures)

Young, RE, HE McFarlane, MG Hahn, TL Western, GW Haughn, and AL Samuels. 2008. Analysis of the Golgi Apparatus in Arabidopsis Seed Coat Cells during Polarized Secretion of Pectin-Rich Mucilage. Plant Cell: 20: 1623-1638.(abstract) (manuscript pdf) (supplementary figures)

McKim SM,. G-E Stenvik, MA Butenko, W Kristiansen., SK Cho, SR Hepworth, RB Aalen and GW Haughn. 2008. The BLADE-ON-PETIOLE genes are essential for abscission zone formation in Arabidopsis. Development 135: 1537-1546 (cover) (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Dean,GH, H Zheng, J Tewari, J Huang, DS Young, YT Hwang, TL Western, NC Carpita, MC. McCann, SD. Mansfield, and GW Haughn. 2007. The Arabidopsis MUM2 Gene Encodes a ß-Galactosidase Required for the Production of Seed Coat Mucilage with Correct Hydration Properties. Plant Cell 19: 4007-4021. (abstract) (manuscript pdf) (supplementary figures)

Kumar R, K Kushalappa, D Godt, MS Pidkowich, S Pastorelli, SR Hepworth 3, and GW Haughn. 2007. The Arabidopsis TALE homeodomain proteins SAW1 and SAW2 control leaf development in part through negative regulation of KNOX function. Plant Cell 19: 2719–2735. (abstract) (manuscript pdf) (supplementary figures)

Gilchrist EJ, NJ O’Neil, AM Rose, MC Zetka and GW Haughn. 2006. TILLING is an effective reverse genetics technique for Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Genomics 7:262. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W. and E. J. Gilchrist, (2006). TILLING in the Botanical Garden: a reverse genetic technique feasible for all plant species. In: Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology: Advances and Topical Issues (1st Edition), JA Teixeira da Silva (Ed), Global Science Books, Ltd., London, UK, pp 476-482. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Hepworth, S.R., J. E. Klenz, and G. W. Haughn. 2006. UFO expression in the inflorescence apex is required for floral- meristem identity and bract suppression in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 223: 769-778. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Gilchrist, E. J., G.W. Haughn, C.C. Ying, S. P. Otto, J. Zhuang, D. Cheung, B. Hamberger, F. Aboutorabi, T. Kalynyak, L. Johnson, J. Bohlmann, B.E. Ellis, C.J. Douglas and Q.C.B. Cronk, 2006. Use of Ecotilling as an efficient SNP discovery tool to survey genetic variation in wild populations of Populus trichocarpa. Molecular Ecology 15: 1365-1376. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn G. and A. Chaudhury. 2005. Genetic analysis of seed coat development in Arabidopsis. Trends in Plant Science 10: 472-477. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Hepworth SR, Zhang Y, McKim S, Li X, Haughn GW. 2005. BLADE-ON-PETIOLE-Dependent Signaling Controls Leaf and Floral Patterning in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2005 17:1434-1448.(abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Gilchrist, E. J. and Haughn G.W.. 2005. TILLING without a plough: a new method with applications for reverse genetics. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 8:211–215.(abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Western T.L., D.S. Young, G.H. Dean, W.L. Tan, A.L. Samuels and G.W. Haughn. 2004. MUCILAGE-MODIFIED4 encodes a putative pectin biosynthetic enzyme developmentally regulated by APETALA2, TRANSPARENT TESTA GLABRA1 and GLABRA2 in the Arabidopsis seed coat.Plant Physiol. 134: 296–306 (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Western, T.L., J. Burn, W.L. Tan, D.J. Skinner, L. Martin-McCaffrey, B.A. Moffatt and G.W. Haughn. (2001). Isolation and characterization of mutants defective in seed coat mucilage secretory cell development in Arabidopsis.Plant Physiology 127(3):998-1011 (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Bellaoui M., M.S. Pidkowich, A. Samach, K. Kushalappa, S.E. Kohalmi, Z. Modrusan, W.L. Crosby and G.W. Haughn. (2001). The Arabidopsis BELL1 and KNOX TALE homeodomain proteins interact through a domain conserved between plants and animals.Plant Cell 13:2455-70. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Western, T.L., D.J. Skinner and G.W. Haughn. (2000). Differentiation of mucilage secretory cells of the Arabidopsis thaliana seed coat.Plant Physiology 122: 345-355. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Samach, A., J.E. Klenz, S.E. Kohalmi, E. Risseeuw, G.W. Haughn, and W.L. Crosby. (1999). The UNUSUAL FLORAL ORGANS gene of Arabidopsis thaliana is an F-box protein required for normal patterning and growth in the floral meristem.Plant J. 20: 433-445. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Western, T.L. and Haughn, G.W. 1999. BELL1 and AGAMOUS genes promote ovule identity in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 18: 329-336. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Pidkowich, M.S., J.E. Klenz, and G.W. Haughn. (1999) The making of a flower: control of floral meristem identity in Arabidopsis. Trends Plant Science 4: 64-70. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

S.E. Kohalmi, L.J.V. Reader, A. Samach, J, Nowak, G.W. Haughn and W.L. Crosby. 1998. Identification and Characterization of Protein Interactions Using the Yeast 2-hybrid System. Plant Molecular Biology Manual M1 1-30. Kluwer Academic Publishers. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Ruiz-García, L., F. Madueño, M. Wilkinson, G. Haughn, J. Salinas and J.M. Martínez-Zapater. 1997. Different roles of flowering-time genes in the activation of floral initiation genes in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 9: 1921-1934. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Samach, A., S.E. Kohalmi, P. Motte, R. Datla and G.W. Haughn. (1997). Divergence of function and regulation of Class B floral organ identity genes. Plant Cell 9: 559-570. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Perbal, M.C., G. Haughn, H. Saedler and Zs. Schwarz-Sommer. (1996). Non-cell-autonomous function of the Antirrhinum floral homeotic proteins DEFICIENS and GLOBOSA is exerted by their polar cell-to-cell trafficking. Development 122: 3433-3441. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Reiser, L., Z. Modrusan, L. Margossian, A. Samach, N. Ohad, G.W. Haughn and R.L.Fischer. (1995). The BELL1 gene encodes a homeodomain protein involved in pattern formation in the Arabidopsis ovule primordium. Cell 83: 735-742. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Wilkinson,M.D. and G. W. Haughn. (1995). UNUSUAL FLORAL ORGANS controls meristem identity and organ primordia fate choice in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 7: 1485-1499. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Ingram,G, J. Goodrich, M. Wilkinson, R. Simon, G. Haughn, and E. Coen. ( 1995). Paralleles between UNUSUAL FLORAL ORGANS and FIMBRIATA, mediator genes controlling flower development in Arabidopsis and Antirrhinum. Plant Cell 7: 1501-1510.(abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G., E.A. Schultz and J.M. Martinez-Zapater. (1995). The regulation of flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana: Meristems, morphogenesis and mutants. Can. J. Bot., 73: 959-981. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Katavic, V., Haughn, G.W., Reed, D., Martin, M. and L. Kunst. (1994). In planta transformation of Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol. Gen. Genet.: 245: 363-370. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Modrusan, Z., L. Reiser, K.A. Feldmann, R.L. Fischer, and G.W. Haughn. (1994). Homeotic transformation of ovules into carpel-like structures in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 6: 333-349. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Modrusan, Z., L. Reiser, R. Fischer, and G. Haughn . ( 1994). Ontogeny of the Arabidopsis wild type ovule. In Arabidopsis: an atlas of morphology and development, ed. J. Bowman (New York, Springer Verlag), pp. 302-303. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Modrusan, Z., L. Reiser, R. Fischer, K.A. Feldmann, and G.W. Haughn. (1994). Bel1 mutants are defective in ovule development. In Arabidopsis: an atlas of morphology and development, ed. J. Bowman (New York, Springer Verlag), pp. 304-305. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Wilkinson, M. and G.W. Haughn. (1994). Phenotypic analysis of the Muddled mutant in Arabidopsis thaliana, In Arabidopsis: an atlas of morphology and development, ed. J. Bowman, (New York, Springer Verlag), pp. 258-259. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Schultz, E.A. and G.W. Haughn. (1993). Genetic analysis of the floral initiation process (FLIP) in Arabidopsis.Development 119: 745-765. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Mourad, G., G. Haughn and J. King. (1993). Intragenic recombination in the CSR1 locus of Arabidopsis. Molecular and General Genetics 243: 178-184. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Broadhvest, J., N. Daigle, M. Martin, G.W. Haughn and F. Bernier. (1992). APPENDIX: A novel type of homeotic mutation affecting floral morphology. Plant Journal 2: 991-997.(abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Sathasivan, K., G.W. Haughn and N. Murai. (1991). Molecular basis of imidazolinone herbicide resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana var Columbia. Plant Physiology 97: 1044-1050. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Schultz,E.A., F.B. Pickett and G.W. Haughn. (1991). The FLO10 gene product regulates the expression domain of homeotic genes AP3 and PI in Arabidopsis flowers. Plant Cell 3: 1221-1237. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Schultz, E.A., and G.W. Haughn. (1991). LEAFY, a homeotic gene that regulates inflorescence development in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 3: 771-781. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn,G.W., L. Davin, M. Giblin and E.W. Underhill. (1991). Biochemical genetics of plant secondary metabolites in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 97:217-226. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Sathasivan, K., G.W. Haughn and N. Murai. (1990). Nucleotide sequence of a mutant acetolactate synthase gene from an imidazolinone-resistant Arabidopsis thaliana var. Columbia. Nucleic Acids Research 18: 2188. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W. and C.R. Somerville. (1990). A mutation causing imidazolinone-resistance maps to the Csr1 locus of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 92: 1081-1085. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Kunst, L., J.E. Klenz, J. Martinez-Zapater and G.W. Haughn. (1989). AP2 gene determines the identity of perianth organs in flowers of Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant Cell 1: 1195-1208. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Hogge, L.R., D.W. Reed, E.W. Underhill and G.W. Haughn. (1988). HPLC separation of glucosinolates from leaves and seeds of Arabidopsis thaliana and their identification using themospray liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatographic Science 26: 551-556. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Henikoff, S., G.W. Haughn, J.M. Calvo and J.C. Wallace. (1988). A large family of bacterial activator proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 85: 6602-6606. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Maglione, G., E. Ricca, C.T. Lago, P. Arcari, G.W. Haughn, J.M. Calvo and M.DeFelice. (1988). Acetohydroxy acid synthase III activity in an ilvI mutant of Escherichia coli K-12. Molecular Genetics (Life Science Advances) 7: 213-216. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W. and C.R. Somerville. (1988). Genetic control of morphogenesis in Arabidopsis. Developmental Genetics 9: 73-89. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W., J. Smith, B. Mazur and C. Somerville. (1988). Transformation with a mutant Arabidopsis acetolactate synthase gene renders tobacco resistant to sulfonylurea herbicides. Molecular and General Genetics 211: 266-271. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn G.W. and C.R. Somerville. (1987). Selection for herbicide resistance at the whole-plant level. In: “Biotechnology in Agricultural Chemistry”, ACS Symposium Series 334, H.M. LeBaron, R.O. Mumma, R.C. Honeycutt and J.H. Duesing (eds.). American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., pp. 98-107. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W. and C.R. Somerville. (1986). Sulfonylurea-resistant mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular and General Genetics 204: 430-434. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W., S.R. Wessler, R.M. Gemmill and J.M. Calvo. (1986). High AT base pair content conserved in DNA sequences upstream of leu ABCD in Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium. Journal of Bacteriology 166: 113-117. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Haughn, G.W., C.H. Squires, M. DeFelice, C.T. Lago and J.M. Calvo. (1985). Unusual organization of the ilvIH promoter of Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology 163: 186-198. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Gemmill, R.W., J.W. Jones, G.W. Haughn and J.M. Calvo. (1983). Characterization of transcription initiation sites for the leucine operons of Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli. Journal of Molecular Biology 170: 39-59. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)

Lee, R.W. and G.W. Haughn. (1980). Induction and segregation of chloroplast mutations in vegetative cell cultures of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Genetics 96: 79-94. (abstract) (manuscript pdf)