Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Peters, B., Casey, J., Aidley, J., Zohrab, S., Borg, M., Twell, D.*, Lynette Brownfield, L.* (2017) A conserved cis-regulatory module determines germline fate through activation of the transcription factor DUO1. Plant Physiology 173, 280-293.

Borg, M., Rutley, N., Kagale, S. Hamamura, Y., Gherghinoiu, M., Kumar, S., Sari, U., Esparza-Franco, MA., Sakamoto, W., Rozwadowski, K., Higashiyama, T. and Twell, D. (2014). An EAR-dependent regulatory module promotes male germ cell division and sperm fertility in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 26, 1-17.

Borg, M., Brownfield, L., Khatab, H., Sidorova, A., Lingaya, M. and Twell, D. (2011) The R2R3 MYB transcription factor DUO1 activates a male germline-specific regulon essential for sperm cell differentiation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 23, 1-16.

Brownfield, L., Hafidh, S., Durbarry, A., Khatab, H., Sidorova, A., Doerner, P. and Twell, D. (2009) Arabidopsis DUO POLLEN 3 is a novel regulator of male germline development and embryogenesis. Plant Cell 21, 1940-1956.

Brownfield, L., Hafidh, S., Borg, M., Sidorova, A., Mori, T., Twell, D. (2009) A plant germ cell-specific integrator of cell cycle progression and sperm specification. PLoS Genetics 5, e1000430.

Kim, H.J., Oh, S-A., Brownfield, L., Ryu, H., Hwang, I., Twell, D.* and Nam, H-G.* (2008) Control of plant male germline proliferation by SCFFBL17 degradation of cell cycle inhibitors. Nature 455, 1134-1137.

Oh, S-A., Johnson, J.A., Smertenko, A., Rahman, D., Park, S-K., Hussey, P.J. and Twell, D. (2006) A divergent cellular role for the FUSED kinase family in the plant-specific cytokinetic phragmoplast. Current Biology 15, 2107-2111.

Rotman, N., Durbarry, A., Wardle, A., Yang, W-C., Chaboud, A., Faure, J-E., Berger, F and Twell, D. (2005) A novel class of MYB factors controls sperm cell formation in plants. Current Biology 15, 244-248.

Honys, D. and Twell, D. (2004) Transcriptome analysis of haploid male gametophyte development in Arabidopsis. Genome Biology 5:(11) R85.

Twell, D., Park, S.K., Hawkins, T.J., Schubert, D., Schmidt, R., Smertenko, A. and Hussey, P.J. (2002) MOR1/GEM1 plays an essential role in the plant-specific cytokinetic phragmoplast. Nature Cell Biology 4, 711-714.

Eady, C., Lindsey, K. and Twell, D. (1995) The significance of microspore division and division symmetry for vegetative cell-specific transcription and generative cell differentiation. Plant Cell 7, 65-74.

 

REVIEW ARTICLES

Brownfield, L. and Twell, D. (2016) Plant Reproduction. In: eLS (Encyclopedia of Life Sciences). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002046.pub2]

Rutley, N. and Twell, D. (2015). A decade of pollen transcriptomics. Plant Reproduction 28, 73-89.

Berger, F. and Twell, D. (2011) Germline specification and function in plants. Annual Reviews in Plant Biology 62, 461-484.

Twell, D. (2011) Male gametogenesis and germline specification in flowering plants. Sexual Plant Reproduction 24, 149-160.

Le Trionnaire, G. Grant-Downton, R. Kourmpetli, S. Dickinson H. and Twell, D. (2011) Small RNA activity and function in angiosperm gametophytes. Journal of Experimental Botany 62, 1601-1610.

Borg, M. and Twell, D. (2010) Life after meiosis: Patterning the angiosperm male gametophyte. Biochemical Society Transactions 38, 577-582.

LeTrionnaire, G. and Twell, D. (2010) Small RNAs in angiosperm gametophytes: from epigenetics to gamete development. Genes & Development 24, 1081-1085.

Borg, M., Brownfield, L. and Twell, D., (2009) Male gametophyte development: A molecular perspective. Journal of Experimental Botany 60,1465-1478.        

Twell, D., Park, S.K and Lalanne, E. (1998) Asymmetric division and cell fate determination in developing pollen. Trends in Plant Science 3, 305-310.

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