Whitham Lab Publications - Last 5 Years


For full list of publications see Steve Whitham's CV.

  1. Mei, Y., Beernink, B. M., Ellison, E. E., Konečná, E., Neelakandan, A. K., Voytas, D. F., Whitham, S. A.* (2019) Protein expression and gene editing in monocots using foxtail mosaic virus vectors. Plant Direct. Accepted.
  2. Bao, Y., Zarecor, S., Shah, D., Tuel, T., Campbell, D. A., Chapman, A. V. E., Imberti, D., Kiekhaefer, D., Imberti, H., Lübberstedt, T., Yin, Y., Nettleton, D., Lawrence-Dill, C. J., Whitham, S. A., Tang, L., Howell, S. H.* (2019) Assessing plant performance in the enviratron. Plant Methods. 15:117. doi: 10.1186/s13007-019-0504-y
  3. Qi, M., Yu, M., Grayczyk, J. P., Darben, L. M., Rieker, M. E. G., Seitz, J., Voegele, R. T., Whitham, S. A., Link, T. I.* (2019) Candidate effectors from Uromyces appendiculatus, the causal agent of rust on common bean, can be discriminated based on suppression of immune responses. Front. Plant Sci. 10:1182. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.01182
  4. Mei, Y., Liu, G., Zhang, C., Hill, J. H., Whitham, S. A.* (2019) A sugarcane mosaic virus vector for gene expression in maize. Plant Direct. 3:1-13. doi: 10.1002/pld3.158
  5. Chang, H. X., Tan, R., Hartman, G. L., Wen, Z., Sang, H., Domier, L. L., Whitham, S. A., Wang, D., Chilvers, M. I.* (2019) Characterization of soybean STAY-GREEN genes in susceptibility to foliar chlorosis of sudden death syndrome. Plant Physiol. 180:711-717. doi: 10.1104/pp.19.00046
  6. Helm, M., Qi, M., Sarkar, S., Yu, H., Whitham, S. A., Innes, R. W.* (2019). Engineering a decoy substrate in soybean to enable recognition of the Soybean mosaic virus NIa protease. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 32:760-769. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-12-18-0324-R
  7. Pedley, K. F.*, Pandey, A. K., Ruck, A., Lincoln, L. M., Whitham, S. A., Graham, M. A.* (2019) Rpp1 encodes a ULP1-NBS-LRR protein that controls immunity to Phakopsora pachyrhizi in soybean. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 32:120-133. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-07-18-0198-FI
  8. Qi, M., Zheng, W., Zhao, X., Hohenstein, J., Kandel, Y., O'Conner, S., Wang, Y., Du, C., Nettleton, D., Macintosh, G., Tylka, G., Wurtele, E., Whitham, S. A., Li, L.* (2019) QQS orphan gene and its interactor NF-YC4 reduce susceptibility to pathogens and pests. Plant Biotechnol. J. 17:252-263. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12961
  9. Xu,H.-Y., Zhang, C., Li, Z.-C., Wang, Z.-R., Jiang, X.-X., Shi, Y.-F., Fang, Y., Braun, E., Mei, Y., Qiu, W.-L., Li, S., Wang, B., Xu, J., Navarre, D., Ren, D., Cheng, N., Nakata, P. A., Graham, M. A., Whitham, S. A., Liu, J.-Z.* (2018) GmMEKK1 is a key regulator of cell death and defense responses in soybean. Plant Physiol. 178:907-922. doi: 10.1104/pp.18.00903
  10. Irizarry, M. D., Elmore, M. G., Batzer, J. C., Whitham, S. A., Mueller, D. S.* (2018). Alternative hosts for Soybean vein necrosis virus and feeding preferences of its vector soybean thrips. Plant Health Progress. 19:176-181. doi: 10.1094/PHP-11-17-0071-RS
  11. Hajimorad, M. R.*, Domier, L. L., Tolin, S. A., Whitham, S. A., Saghai Maroof, M. A. (2018) Soybean mosaic virus: A successful potyvirus with a wide distribution but restricted natural host range. Mol. Plant Pathol. 19:1563-1579. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12644
  12. Burkhow, S. J., Stephens, N. M., Mei, Y., Duenas, M. E., Freppon, D. J., Ding, G., Smith, S. C., Lee, Y.-J., Nikolau, B. J., Whitham, S. A., Smith, E. A.* (2018) Characterizing virus-induced gene silencing at the cellular level with in situ multimodal imaging. Plant Methods. 14:37. doi: 10.1186/s13007-018-0306-7
  13. Ranjan, A., Jayaraman, D., Grau, C., Hill, J. H., Whitham, S. A., Ané, J.-M., Kabbage, M.* (2018) The pathogenic development of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in soybean requires specific host NADPH oxidases. Mol. Plant Pathol. 19:700-713. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12555
  14. Qi, M., Grayczyk, J. P., Seitz, J. M., Lee, Y., Link, T. I., Choi, D., Pedley, K. F., Voegele, R. T., Baum, T. J., Whitham, S. A.* (2018) Suppression or activation of immune responses by predicted secreted proteins of the soybean rust pathogen Phakopsora pachyrhizi. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 31:163-174. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-07-17-0173-FI
  15. Mei, Y., Whitham, S. A.* (2018) Virus-induced gene silencing in maize with a Foxtail mosaic virus vector. Methods Mol. Biol. 1676:129-139. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7315-6_7
  16. Liu, J. Z.*, Duan, J., Ni, M., Liu, Z., Qiu, W.-L., Whitham, Steven A., Qian, W.-J. (2017) S-nitrosylation inhibits the kinase activity of tomato phosphoinositide-dependent kinase 1 (PDK1). J. Biol. Chem. 292:19743-19751. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.803882
  17. Lu, H., Tang, L.*, Whitham, S. A., Mei, Y. (2017) An automated platform for maize seedling morphological traits characterization. Sensors. 17:2082. doi:10.3390/s17092082
  18. Rajamaki, M.-L.*, Xi, D., Sikorskaite, S., Valkonen, J. P. T., Whitham, S. A. (2017) Differential requirement of the ribosomal protein S6 and ribosomal protein S6 kinase for plant-virus accumulation and interaction of S6 kinase with potyviral VPg. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 30:374-384. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-06-16-0122-R
  19. Bak, A., Cheung, A., Yang, C., Whitham, S. A., Casteel, C. L.* (2017) A viral protease relocalizes in the presence of the vector to promote vector performance. Nat. Comm. 8:14493. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14493
  20. De Carvalho, M. C. C. G, Nascimento, L. C., Darben, L. M., Polizel-Podanosqui, A. M., Lopes-Caitar, V. S., Rocha, C. S., Qi, M., Carazzolle, M. F., Kuwahara, M. K., Pereira, G. A. G., Abdelnoor, R. V., Whitham, S. A., Marcelino-Guimarães, F. C.* (2017) Prediction of P. pachyrhizi secretome expressed in planta and potential effector families. Mol. Plant Pathol. 18:363-377. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12405
  21. Qi, M., Link, T. I., Müller, M., Hirschburger, D., Pudake, R. N., Pedley, K. F., Braun, E., Voegele, R. T., Baum, T. J., Whitham, S. A.* (2016) A small cysteine-rich protein from the Asian soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi, suppresses plant immunity. PLoS Pathog. 12:e1005827. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005827
  22. Martin, K. M., Singh, J., Hill, J. H., Whitham, S. A., Cannon, S.* (2016) Dynamic transcriptome profiling of Bean common mosaic virus (BCMV) infection in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). BMC Genomics 17:613 doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-2976-8
  23. Whitham, S. A.*, Qi, M., Innes, R. W., Ma, W., Lopes-Caitar, V., Hewezi, T. (2016) Molecular soybean-pathogen interactions. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 54:19.1-19.26 doi: 10.1146/annurev-phyto-080615-100156
  24. Mei, Y., Zhang, C., Kernodle, B. M., Hill, J. H., Whitham, S. A.* (2016) A Foxtail mosaic virus vector for virus-induced gene silencing in maize. Plant Physiol. 171:760-772 doi: 10.1104/pp.16.00172
  25. Irizarry, M. D.*, Groves, C. L., Elmore, M. G., Bradley, C. A., Dasgupta, R., German, T., Jardine, D. J., Saalau-Rojas, E., Smith, D. L., Tenuta, A. U., Whitham, S. A., Mueller, D. S. (2016) Re-emergence of Tobacco streak virus infecting soybean in the United States and Canada. Plant Health Progress 17:92-94 doi: 10.1094/PHP-BR-15-0052
  26. Whitham, S. A.*, Lincoln, L. M., Chowda-Reddy, R. V., Dittman, J. D., O’Rourke, J. A., Graham, M. A.* (2016) Virus-induced gene silencing and transient gene expression in soybean using Bean pod mottle virus infectious clones. Curr. Protoc. Plant Biol. 1:263-283. doi: 10.1002/cppb.20012
  27. Casteel,C. L.*, De Alwis, M., Bak, A., Dong, H., Whitham, S. A., Jander, G. (2015) Disruption of ethylene signaling by Turnip mosaic virus mediates suppression of plant defense against the aphid vector, Myzus persicae. Plant Physiol. 169:209-218. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1104/pp.15.00332
  28. Liu, J. Z., Graham, M. A., Pedley, K. F., Whitham, S. A.* (2015) Gaining insight into soybean defense responses using functional genomics approaches. Brief. Funct. Genomics. 14:283-290. doi: 10.1093/bfgp/elv009