Publications (pre-2006)

Cell walls

Lee KJD, Sakata Y, Mau S-L, Pettolino F, Bacic A, Quatrano RS, Knight CD, Knox JP (2005) Arabinogalactan-proteins are required for apical cell extension in the moss Physcomitrella patensPlant Cell 17, 3051-3065 ONLINE

Manfield IW, Bernal AJ, Moller I, McCartney L, Riess NP, Knox JP, Willats WGT (2005) Re-engineering of the PAM1 phage display monoclonal antibody to  produce a soluble, versatile anti-homogalacturonan scFv. Plant Science 169, 1090-1095 ONLINE

Orfila C, Sorenson SO, Harholt J, Geshi N, Crombie H, Truong HN, Reid, JS, Knox JP, Scheller HV (2005) QUASIMODO1 is expressed in vascular tissue of Arabidopsis thaliana inflorescence stems, and affects homogalacturonan and xylan biosynthesis. Planta 222, 613-622 ONLINE

Guillemin F, Guillon F, Bonnin E, Devaux M-F, Chevalier T, Knox JP, Liner F, Thibault J-F (2005) Distribution of pectic epitopes in cell walls of the sugar beet root. Planta 222, 355-371 ONLINE

Carafa A, Duckett JG, Knox JP, Ligrone R (2005) Distribution of cell-wall xylans in bryophytes and tracheophytes: new insights into basal interrelationships of land plants. New Phytologist 168, 231-240 ONLINE

Lee KJD, Knight CD, Knox JP (2005) Physcomitrella patens: a moss system for the study of plant cell walls. REVIEW. Plant Biosystems 139, 16-19

McCartney L, Marcus SE, Knox JP (2005) Monoclonal antibodies to plant cell wall xylans and arabinoxylans. Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry 53, 543-546 ONLINE

Manfield IW, Orfila C, McCartney L, Harholt J, Bernal AJ, Scheller HV, Gilmartin PM, Mikkelsen JD, Knox JP, Willats WGT (2004) Novel cell wall architecture of isoxaben-habituated Arabidopsis suspension-cultured cells: global transcript profiling and cellular analysis. Plant Journal 40, 260-275 ONLINE

Capodicasa C, Vairo D, Zabotina O, McCartney L, Caprari C, Mattei B, Manfredini C, Aracri B, Benen J, Knox JP, De Lorenzo G, Cervone F (2004) Targeted modification of homogalacturonan by transgenic expression of a fungal polygalacturonase alters plant growth. Plant Physiology 135, 1294-1304 ONLINE

Clausen MH, Ralet M-C, Willats WGT, McCartney L, Marcus SE, Thibault J-F, Knox JP (2004) A monoclonal antibody to feruloylated-(1→4)-b-d-galactan. Planta 219, 1036-1041 ONLINE

McCartney L, Gilbert HJ, Bolam DN, Boraston AB, Knox JP (2004) Glycoside hydrolase carbohydrate-binding modules as molecular probes for the analysis of plant cell wall polymers. Analytical Biochemistry 326, 49-54  ONLINE

Willats WGT, McCartney L, Steele-King CG, Marcus SE, Mort A, Huisman M, van Alebeek G-J, Schols HA, Voragen AGJ, Le Goff A, Bonnin E, Thibault J-F, Knox JP (2004) A xylogalacturonan epitope is specifically associated with plant cell detachment. Planta 218, 673-681 ONLINE

Clausen MH, Willats WGT, Knox JP (2003) Synthetic methyl hexagalacturonate hapten inhibitors of anti-homogalacturonan monoclonal antibodies LM7, JIM5 and JIM7. Carbohydrate Research 338, 1797-1800 ONLINE

McCartney L, Steele-King CG, Jordan E, Knox JP (2003) Cell wall pectic (1→4)-b-D-galactan marks the acceleration of cell elongation in the Arabidopsis seedling root meristem. Plant Journal 33, 447-454 ONLINE

Jarvis MC, Briggs SPH, Knox JP (2003) Intercellular adhesion and cell separation in plants. REVIEW. Plant Cell & Environment 26, 977-989 ONLINE

Park MH, Suzuki Y, Chono M, Knox JP, Yamaguchi I (2003) CsAGP1, a gibberellin-responsive gene from cucumber hypocotyls (Cucumis sativus), encodes a classical arabinogalactan-protein and is involved in stem elongation. Plant Physiology 131, 1450-1459 ONLINE

Cell walls (book chapters)

Willats WGT, Knox, JP (2003) Molecules in context: probes for cell wall analysisIn: The Plant Cell Wall (Jocelyn KC Rose (ed)),  pp 92-110, Blackwell Publishing/CRC

Willats WGT, McCartney L, Knox JP (2003) Pectin cell biology: complexity in context. In: Advances in Pectin and Pectinase Research (Voragen F, Schols H, Visser R, (eds)) pp 147-157, Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers

Willats WGT, Rasmussen SE, Kristensen T, Mikkelsen JD, Knox JP (2002) Sugar-coated microarrays: a novel slide surface for the high throughput analysis of glycans. Proteomics 2, 1666-1671 ONLINE

McCartney L, Knox JP (2002) Regulation of pectic polysaccharide domains in relation to cell development and cell properties in the pea testa. Journal of Experimental Botany 53, 707-713 ONLINE

Orfila C, Huisman MMH, Willats WGT, van Alebeek GJWM, Schols HA, Seymour GB, Knox JP (2002) Altered cell wall disassembly during ripening of Cnr tomato fruit: implications for cell adhesion and fruit softening. Planta 215, 440-447 ONLINE

Ligrone R, Vaughn KC, Renzaglia KS, Knox JP, Duckett JG (2002) Diversity in the distribution of polysaccharide and glycoprotein epitopes in the cell walls of bryophytes: new evidence for the multiple evolution of water-conducting cells. New Phytologist 156, 491-508 ONLINE

Chivasa S, Ndimba BK, Simon WJ, Robertson D, Yu X-L, Knox JP, Bolwell P, Slabas AR (2002) Proteomic analysis of the Arabidopsis thaliana cell wall. Electrophoresis 23, 1754-1765 ONLINE

Suzuki Y, Kitagawa M, Knox JP, Yamaguchi I (2002) A role for arabinogalactan-proteins in gibberellin-induced a-amylase production in barley aleurone cells. Plant Journal 29, 733-741

Willats WGT, Steele-King CG, Marcus SE, Knox, JP (2002) Antibody techniquesInMolecular Plant Biology – Volume Two: A Practical Approach (Gilmartin  PM, Bowler C (eds)), pp 199-219, Oxford University Press

Seymour GB, Knox JP (eds) (2002) Pectins and their manipulation, pp 250. Oxford, Blackwell Publishing/CRC

Knox JP (2002) Cell and developmental biology of pectins, In: Pectins and their manipulation (Seymour GB, Knox JP (eds)) pp 131-149, Blackwell Publishing/CRC

Willats WGT, McCartney L, Mackie W, Knox JP (2001) Pectin: cell biology and prospects for functional analysis. REVIEW. Plant Molecular Biology 47, 9-27 ONLINE

Orfila C, Seymour GB, Willats WGT, Huxham IM, Jarvis MC, Dover CJ, Thompson AJ, Knox, J.P. (2001) Altered middle lamella homogalact-uronan and disrupted deposition of (1→5)-a-L-arabinan in the pericarp of Cnr, a ripening mutant of tomato. Plant Physiology 126, 210-221 ONLINE

Willats WGT, Orfila C, Limberg G, Buchholt HC, van Alebeek G-JWM, Voragen AGJ, Marcus SE, Christensen TMIE, Mikkelsen JD, Murray BS, Knox JP (2001) Modulation of the degree and pattern of methyl-esterification of pectic homogalacturonan in plant cell walls: implications for pectin methyl esterase action, matrix properties and cell adhesion. Journal of Biological Chemistry 276, 19404-19413 ONLINE

Willats WGT, McCartney L, Knox JP (2001) In-situ analysis of pectic polysaccharides in seed mucilage and at the root surface of Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 213, 37-44 ONLINE

Laurenzi M, Tipping AJ, Marcus SE, Knox JP, Federico R, Angelini R,  McPherson MJ (2001) Analysis of the distribution of copper amine oxidase in cell walls of legume seedlings. Planta 214, 37-45 ONLINE

McCartney L, Ormerod AP, Gidley MJ, Knox JP (2000) Temporal and spatial regulation of pectic (1→4)-b-D-galactan in cell walls of developing pea cotyledons: implications for mechanical properties. Plant Journal 22, 105-113 ONLINE

Orfila C, Knox JP (2000) Spatial regulation of pectic polysaccharides in relation to pit fields in cell walls of tomato fruit pericarp. Plant Physiology 122, 775-781 ONLINE

Willats WGT, Limberg G, Buchholt HC, van Alebeek G-J, Benen J, Christensen TMIE, Visser J, Voragen A, Mikkelsen JD, Knox JP (2000) Analysis of pectic epitopes recognised by hybridoma and phage display monoclonal antibodies using defined oligosaccharides, polysaccharides and enzymatic degradation. Carbohydrate Research 327, 309-320 ONLINE

Willats WGT, Steele-King CG, McCartney L, Orfila C, Marcus SE, Knox JP (2000) Making and using antibody probes to study plant cell walls. REVIEW. Plant Physiology & Biochemistry, 38, 27-36 ONLINE

Wisniewski JP, Rathbun EA, Knox JP, Brewin NJ (2000) Involvement of diamine oxidase and peroxidase in insolubilization of the extracellular matrix: Implications for pea nodule initiation by Rhizobium leguminosarumMolecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 13, 413-420 ONLINE

Saare-Surminski, K., Preil, W., Knox, J.P., Lieberei, R. (2000) Arabinogalactan-proteins in embryogenic and non-embryogenic callus cultures of Euphorbia pulcherrimaPhysiologia Plantarum 108, 180-187 ONLINE

Steele-King CG, Willats WGT, Knox JP (2000) Arabinogalactan-proteins and cell development in roots and somatic embryosInCell and Developmental Biology of Arabinogalactan-proteins (Nothnagel EA, Bacic A, Clarke AE (eds)) pp 95-107, New York, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers

Willats WGT, Gilmartin PM, Mikkelsen JD, Knox JP (1999) Cell wall antibodies without immunization: Generation and use of de-esterified homogalacturonan block-specific antibodies from a naive phage display library. Plant Journal 18, 57-65

Willats WGT, Steele-King CG, Marcus SE, Knox JP (1999) Side chains of pectic polysaccharides are regulated in relation to cell proliferation and cell differentiation. Plant Journal 20, 619-628

Huxham IM, Jarvis MC, Shakespeare L, Dover CJ, Knox JP, Seymour GB (1999) Electron energy loss spectroscopic imaging of calcium and nitrogen in the cell walls of apple fruits. Planta 208, 438-443

Willats WGT, Knox JP (1999) Immunoprofiling of pectic polysaccharides. Analytical Biochemistry 268, 143-146

Knox JP (1999) Intriguing, complex & everywhere: getting to grips with arabinogalactan-proteins. MEETING REVIEW. Trends in Plant Science 4, 123-125

Willats WGT, Marcus, SE, Knox JP (1998) Generation of a monoclonal antibody specific to (1→5)-a-L-arabinan. Carbohydrate Research 308, 149-152 ONLINE

Thompson HJM, Knox JP (1998) Stage-specific responses of embryogenic carrot cell suspension cultures to arabinogalactan protein-binding b-glucosyl Yariv reagent. Planta 205, 32-38 ONLINE

Casero PJ, Casimiro I, Knox JP (1998) Occurrence of cell surface arabinogalactan-protein and extensin epitopes in relation to pericycle and vascular tissue development in the root apex of four species. Planta 204, 252-259 ONLINE

Vicré, M, Jauneau A, Knox JP, Driouich A (1998) Immuno-localization of b(1→4)- and b(1→6)-D-galactan epitopes in the cell wall and Golgi stacks of developing flax root tissues. Protoplasma 203, 26-34

Jones L, Seymour GB, Knox JP (1997) Localization of pectic galactan in tomato cell walls using a monoclonal antibody specific to (1→4)-b-D-galactan. Plant Physiology 113, 1405-1412 ONLINE

Knox JP (1997) The use of antibodies to study the architecture and developmental regulation of plant cell walls. REVIEW. International Review of Cytology 171, 79-120

Willats WGT, Knox JP (1996) A role for arabinogalactan-proteins in plant cell expansion: evidence from studies on the interaction of b-glucosyl Yariv reagent with seedlings of Arabidopsis thalianaPlant Journal 9, 919-925 ONLINE  pdf

Yates EA, Valdor J-F, Haslam SM, Morris HR, Dell A, Mackie W, Knox JP (1996) Characterization of carbohydrate structural features recognized by anti-arabinogalactan-protein monoclonal antibodies. Glycobiology 6, 131-139 PMID

Smallwood M, Yates EA, Willats WGT, Martin H, Knox JP (1996) Immunochemical comparison of membrane-associated and secreted arabinogalactan-proteins in rice and carrot. Planta 198, 452-459

Smallwood M, Knox JP, Bowles DJ (eds.) (1996) Membranes: Specialised functions in plants, pp 578, Oxford, Bios Scientific Publishers

Knox JP (1996) Arabinogalactan-proteins: developmentally-regulated proteoglycans of the plant cell surfaceIn: Membranes: Specialised functions in plants, Smallwood M, Knox JP, Bowles DJ (eds.), 93-102, Oxford, Bios Scientific Publishers

Knox JP (1995) Developmentally-regulated proteoglycans and glycoproteins of the plant cell surface. REVIEW. FASEB Journal 9, 1004-1012

Casero PJ, Knox JP (1995) The monoclonal antibody JIM5 indicates patterns of pectin deposition in relation to pit fields at the plasma-membrane-face of tomato pericarp cell walls. Protoplasma 188, 133-137

Smallwood M, Martin H, Knox JP (1995) An epitope of rice threonine- and hydroxyproline-rich glycoprotein is common to cell wall and hydrophobic plasma membrane glycoproteins. Planta 196, 510-522

Knox JP, Peart J, Neill SJ (1995) Identification of novel cell surface epitopes using a leaf epidermal strip assay system. Planta 196, 266-270

Wang M, Heimovaara-Dijkstra S, van der Meulen RM, Knox JP, Neill SJ (1995) The monoclonal antibody JIM19 modulates abscisic acid action in barley aleurone protoplasts. Planta 196, 271-276

Smallwood M, Beven A, Donovan N, Neill SJ, Peart J, Roberts K, Knox JP (1994)  Localization of cell wall proteins in relation to the developmental anatomy of the carrot root apex. Plant Journal 5, 237-246 pdf

Yates EA, Knox JP (1994) Investigation into the occurrence of plant cell surface epitopes in exudate gums. Carbohydrate Polymers 24, 281-286

Knox JP (1992) Molecular probes for the plant cell surface. REVIEW. Protoplasma 167, 1-9

Knox JP (1992) Cell adhesion, cell separation and plant morphogenesis. REVIEW. Plant Journal 2, 137-141

Knox JP, Linstead PJ, Peart J, Cooper C, Roberts K (1991) Developmentally-regulated epitopes of cell surface arabinogalactan-proteins and their relation to root tissue pattern formation. Plant Journal 1, 317-326

Rae AL, Perotto S, Knox JP, Kannenberg EL, Brewin NJ (1991) Expression of extracellular glycoproteins in the uninfected cells of developing pea nodule tissue. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 4, 563-570

Knox JP, Linstead PJ, King J, Cooper C, Roberts K (1990) Pectin esterification is spatially regulated both within cell walls and between developing tissues of root apices. Planta 181, 512-521

Stacey NJ, Roberts K, Knox JP (1990) Patterns of expression of the JIM4 arabinogalactan protein epitope in cell cultures and during somatic embryogenesis in Daucus carota L. Planta 180, 285-292

Knox JP (1990) Emerging patterns of organization at the plant cell surface. REVIEW. Journal of Cell Science 96, 557-561

Knox JP, Day S, Roberts K (1989) A set of cell surface glycoproteins forms a marker of cell position, but not cell type, in the root apical meristem of Daucus carota. L. Development 106, 47-56

Pennell,RI, Knox JP, Scofield GN, Selvendran RR, Roberts K (1989) A family of abundant plasma membrane-associated glycoproteins related to the arabinogalactan proteins is unique to flowering plants. Journal of Cell Biology 108, 1967-1977

VandenBosch KA, Bradley DJ, Knox JP, Perotto S, Butcher GW, Brewin NJ (1989) Common components of the infection thread matrix and the intercellular space identified by immunocytochemical analysis of pea nodules and uninfected root. EMBO Journal 8, 335-342

Knox JP, Roberts K (1989) Carbohydrate antigens and lectin receptors of the plasma membrane of carrot cells. Protoplasma 152, 123-129

Plant hormones

Knox JP, Beale MH, Butcher GW, MacMillan J (1988) Monoclonal antibodies to 13-deoxy-gibberellins. Plant Physiology 88, 959-960

Wang TL, Cook S, Knox JP (1987) Monoclonal antibodies for the analysis and purification of isopentenyladenine cytokinins. Phytochemistry 26, 2447-2452

Knox JP, Galfrè G (1986) Use of monoclonal antibodies to separate the enantiomers of abscisic acid. Analytical Biochemistry 155, 92-94

Knox JP, Beale MH, Butcher GW, MacMillan J (1987) Preparation and characterization of monoclonal antibodies which recognize different gibberellin epitopes. Planta 170, 86-91

Knox JP, Wareing PF (1984) Apical dominance in Phaseolus vulgaris L.; the possible roles of abscisic and indole-3-acetic acid. Journal of Experimental Botany 35, 239-244

Photodynamic reactions in plants

Samuels R, Knox JP (1989) Insecticidal activity of hypericin, a naturally occurring photodynamic generator of singlet oxygen, towards Manduca sexta larvae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 15, 855-862

Dodge AD, Knox JP (1986) Plant photosensitizers. REVIEW. Pesticide Science 17, 579-586

Knox JP, Dodge AD (1985) Singlet oxygen and plants. REVIEW. Phytochemistry 24, 889-896 pdf

Knox JP, Dodge AD (1985) Isolation and activity of the photodynamic pigment hypericin. Plant Cell & Environment 8, 19-25

Knox JP, Dodge AD (1985) The photodynamic action of eosin, a singlet oxygen generator. 1. Some effects on leaf tissue of Pisum sativumPlanta 164, 22-29

Knox JP, Dodge, AD (1985) The photodynamic action of eosin, a singlet oxygen generator. 2. The inhibition of photosynthetic electron transport. Planta 164, 30-34

Knox JP, Dodge AD (1984) Photodynamic damage to plant tissue by rose bengal. Plant Science Letters 37, 3-7