Research Network for Metals in Medicine



Professor Peter Gresshoff

Position: Head, Department of Biology

Affiliation: University of Queensland, Department of Biology

Postal Address:
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072

Phone: 61 (07) 3365 1806
Fax: +61 (07) 3365 1699

Research Profile

Plant Biotechnology, functional genomics and genetics focusing on development of plant organs in both legumes (soybean and Lotus japonicus) and oil palm

Selected Publications

  1. Men, A.E., Linaya, T.S., Searle, I.R., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Gresshoff, I., Jiang, Q., Carroll, B.J., and Gresshoff, P.M., (2003). Fast neutron mutagenesis of soybean (Glycine soja L.) produces a supernodulating mutant containing a large deletion in linkage group H. Genome Letters. 1: 1-9.
  2. Searle, I.R., Men, A.E., Laniya, T.S., Buzas, D.M., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Carroll, B.J., and Gresshoff, P.M. (2003) Long distance signalling for nodulation control in legumes requires a clavata-1 like receptor kinase. Science 299 109-112. published on line Oct. 31, 2002. 10.1126/science1077937
  3. Gresshoff, P.M. (2002) all we are saying, is give plants as chance. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2:115-116.
  4. Chapman, A., Pantalone, V.R., Ustun, A., Allen, F.L., Landau-Ellis, D., Trigiano, R.N., and Gresshoff, P.M. (2002) Quantitative trait loci for agronomic and seed quality traits in an F2 and F4:6 soybean population. Euphytica 90: 1-7.
  5. Jiang, Q. and Gresshoff, P.M. (2002) Shoot-control and genetic mapping of the har1-1 (hypernodulation and aberrant root formation) mutant of Lotus japonicus. Functional Plant Biol. 29: 1371-1376.
  6. Lohar, D., Stiller, J., Hababunga, S., Dunlap, J., Stacey, G., and Gresshoff, P.M. (2002) Ethylene insensitivity conferred by the Arabidopsis etr1-1 receptor gene alters the radial positional control of nodulation in transgenic Lotus japonicus. Plant Journal (in review).
  7. Maguire, T.L., Grimmond, S., Forrest, A., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Meksem, K., and Gresshoff, P.M. (2002) cDNA microarray analysis of soybean (Glycine max): tissue-specific gene expression. Journal of Plant Physiology 159:1361-1374.
  8. Roberts, N.J., Kalsi, G., Rose, A., Stiller, J., Gresshoff, P.M., and Etzler, M.E. (2002) Suppression of lectin nucleotide phosphohydrolase in Lotus japonicus inhibits the establishment of symbioses with Rhizobium and mycorrhizal fungi. Plant Cell (in review).
  9. Searle, I.R., Men, A.E., Laniya, T.S., Buzas, D.M., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Carroll, B.J., and Gresshoff, P.M. (2003) Long distance signalling for nodulation control in legumes requires a clavata-1 like receptor kinase. Science 299:109-112. published on line Oct. 31, 2002. 10.1126/science1077937
  10. Searle, I.R., Southerton, S.G., Men, A.E., Gresshoff, P.M., and Carroll, B.J. (2002) Isolation of AFLP markers and recombination events that define the chromosomal location of the supernodulation (nts-1) locus in soybean. Mol. Gen. Genet. (in review).
  11. Ustun, A., Allen, F.L., Gresshoff, P.M., Saxton, A., and Pantalone, V. (2002) Genetic variation in F2 and F3 soybean populations by QTL associations with agronomic traits. Crop Science (in press).
  12. Gresshoff, P.M. (2001) Glycine max (soybean). Encyclopedia of Genetics. Eds. S. Brenner and J. Miller, Academic Press, London, New York, pg 884-885.
  13. Gresshoff, P.M., Men, A.E., Maguire, T., Grimmond, S., Lohar, D., Ayanru, S., Meksem, K., Lightfoot, D. and Stiller, J. (2001) An integrated functional genomics and genetics approach for the plant's function in symbiotic nodulation. Molecular Breeding of Forage Crops 7: 275-284.
  14. Gresshoff, P.M. (2001) Genetic manipulation of food- is DNA toxic? Toxicology 164: 2.
  15. Men, A.E., and Gresshoff, P.M. (2001) DAF yields a cloned marker linked to the soybean (Glycine max) supernodulation nts-1 locus. J Plant Physiol 158: 999-1006
  16. Men, A.E., Meksem, K., Kassem, M. A., Lohar, D., Stiller, J., Lightfoot, D. Gresshoff, P.M. (2001) A Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC) library of Lotus japonicus constructed in an A. tumefaciens - transformable vector. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 14: 422-425.
  17. Lohar, D., Schuller, K.A., Buzas, D., Gresshoff, P.M., and Stiller, J. (2001) Efficient transformation of Lotus japonicus using selection with the herbicide BASTA. J. Exp. Botany 43: 857-863.
  18. Wopereis J., Pajuelo E., Dazzo F.B., Jiang Q., Gresshoff P.M., De Bruijn F.J., Stougaard J., Szczyglowski K. (2000) Short root mutant of Lotus japonicus with a dramatically altered symbiotic phenotype. Plant Journal 23: 97-114.
  19. Caba, J.M., Luz-Centeno, M., Fernández, B., Gresshoff, P.M., Ligero, F. (2000) Inoculation and nitrate alter phytohormone levels in soybean roots: differences between a supernodulating mutant and the wild type. Planta 211: 98-104.
  20. Gresshoff, P.M. (2000) Functional genomics and genetics of legumes to define the plant's function during nodulation and lateral root growth. Phytogen 2: 5-6.
  21. Spencer, M., Ndiaye, M.A., Gueye, M. Diouf, D., Ndiaye, M., and Gresshoff, P.M. (2000) DNA-based relatedness of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) genotypes using DNA amplification fingerprinting. Physiol.Mol. Biol. Plants 6: 81-88.
  22. Appel, M., Bellstedt, D. and Gresshoff, P.M. (1999) Differential display of eukaryotic mRNA: Meeting the demands of the New Millennium? J. Plant Physiol. 154: 561-570.
  23. Caba, J.M., Poveda, J.L., Gresshoff, P.M., and Ligero, F. (1999) Differential sensitivity of nodulation to ethylene in soybean cv. Bragg and a supernodulating mutant. New Phytol. 142: 233-242.
  24. Hussain, A.K.M., Jiang, Q., Broughton, W.J., and Gresshoff, P.M. (1999) Lotus japonicus nodulates and fixes nitrogen with the broad host range Rhizobium sp. NGR234. Plant Cell Physiol. 40: 894-899.
  25. Ligero, F., Poveda, J.L., Gresshoff, P.M., and Caba, J.M. (1999) Nitrate- and inoculation-enhanced ethylene biosynthesis in soybean roots as a possible mediator of nodulation control. J. Plant Physiology 154:482-488.
  26. Limani, A.M., Phillipson, B., Ameziane, R., Pernollet, N., Jiang, Q., Roy, R., Deleens, E., Chaumont-Bonnet, M., Gresshoff, P.M. and Hirel, B. (1999) Does root glutamine synthetase control plant biomass production in Lotus japonicus L.? Planta 209: 495-502.
  27. Martirani, L.; Stiller, J.; Mirabella, R.; Alfano, F.; Lamberti, A.; Radutoiu, S.E.; Iaccarino, M.; Gresshoff, P.M.; Chiurazzi, M. (1999) T-DNA tagging of nodulation and root related genes in Lotus japonicus: expression patterns and potential for promoter trapping and insertional mutagenesis. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 12: 275-284.
  28. Men, A.E., Borisov, A.Y,; Rozov, S.M., Ushakov, K.V., Tsyganov, V.E., Tikhonovich, I.A. and Gresshoff, P.M. (1999) Identification of DNA amplification fingerprinting (DAF) markers close to the symbiosis ineffective sym31 mutation of pea (Pisum sativum L.). Theor. Appl. Genet. 98: 929-936.
  29. Richard-Molard, C.; Wuilleme, S., Scheel, C., Gresshoff, P.M., Morot-Gaudry, J.F., and Limami, A.M. (1999) Nitrogen induced changes in morphological development and bacterial susceptibility in Belgian endive (Cichorium intybus L.) are genotype dependent. Planta 209: 389-398.