Whitham Lab Publications - Last 5 Years


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

  1. Pedley, K. F.*, Pandey, A. K., Ruck, A., Lincoln, L. M., Whitham, S. A., Graham, M. A.* (2018) Rpp1 encodes a ULP1-NBS-LRR protein that controls immunity to Phakopsora pachyrhizi in soybean. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. In press.. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-07-18-0198-FI
  2. 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
  3. 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.* (2018) QQS orphan gene and its interactor NF-YC4 reduce susceptibility to pathogens and pests. Plant Biotechnol. J. In press. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12961
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Moran Lauter, A. N., Peiffer, G. A., Yin, T., Whitham, S. A., Cook, C., Shoemaker, R. C., Graham, M. A.* (2014) Identification of candidate genes involved in early iron deficiency chlorosis signaling in soybean (Glycine max) roots and leaves. BMC Genomics. 15:702. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-702
  24. Liu, J. Z., Braun, E., Qiu, W. L., Shi, Y. F., Marcelino-Guimarães, F. C., Navarre, D., Hill, J. H., Whitham, S. A.* (2014) Positive and negative roles for soybean MPK6 in regulating defense responses. Mol. Plant Microbe Interact. 27:824-834. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-11-13-0350-R
  25. Casteel, C., Yang, C., Nanduri, A., De Jong, H., Whitham, S. A., Jander, G.* (2014) The NIa-pro protein of Turnip mosaic virus improves growth and reproduction of the aphid vector, Myzus persicae (green peach aphid). Plant J. 77:653-663. doi: 10.1111/tpj.12417
  26. Link, T. I., Lang, P., Scheffler, B. E., Duke, M. V., Graham, M. A., Cooper, B., Tucker, M. L., van de Mortel, M., Voegele, R. T., Mendgen, K., Baum, T. J., and Whitham, S. A.* (2014) The haustorial transcriptomes of Uromyces appendiculatus and Phakopsora pachyrhizi and their candidate effector families. Mol. Plant Pathol.  15:379-393. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12099
  27. Atwood, S., O'Rourke, J., Peiffer, G., Yin, T., Majumder, M., Zhang, C., Cianzio, S., Hill, J. H., Cook, D., Whitham, S. A., Shoemaker, R. C., Graham, M. A.* (2014) Replication protein A subunit 3 and the iron efficiency response in soybean. Plant Cell Environ. 37:213-234. doi: 10.1111/pce.12147