This project is funded by the National Science Foundation, grant IOS-1339130


Publications Resulting from this Funding:

Zoschke R and Barkan A. (2015) Genome-wide analysis of thylakoid-bound ribosomes in maize reveals principles of cotranslational targeting to the thylakoid membrane. Proc. Natl. Acad Sci. 112: E1678-87.

Belcher S, Williams-Carrier R, Stiffler N, Barkan A. (2015) Large-scale genetic analysis of chloroplast biogenesis in maize. BBA-Bioenergetics, 1847:1004-16

Chotewutmontri P and Barkan A (2016) Dynamics of chloroplast translation during chloroplast differentiation in maize. PLOS Genetics. 12:e1006106

Prior Publications from our Groups that Provide Foundation for this Project:

Stern DB, Hanson MR, and Barkan A. (2004) Genetics and genomics of chloroplast biogenesis: maize as a model system. Trends Plant Sci. 2004 Jun;9(6):293-301

Williams-Carrier R, Stiffler N, Belcher S, Kroeger T, Stern DB, Monde RA, Coalter R, and Barkan A. (2010) Use of Illumina sequencing to identify transposon insertions underlying mutant phenotypes in high-copy Mutator lines of maize. Plant J, 63:167-177.

Li P, Ponnala L, Gandotra N, Wang L, Si Y, Tausta SL, Kebrom TH, Provart N, Patel R, Myers CR, Reidel EJ, Turgeon R, Liu P, Sun Q, Nelson T, Brutnell TP (2010 The developmental dynamics of the maize leaf transcriptome. Nat Genet 42: 1060-1067

Zoschke R, Watkins K, Barkan A. (2013) A rapid ribosome profiling method elucidates chloroplast ribosome behavior in vivo. Plant Cell, 25:2265-75