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Dietrich D, Pang L, ... Takahashi H, Bennett MJ (2017) Root hydrotropism is controlled via a cortex-specific growth mechanism. Nature Plants 3, 17057. arrow pdf: Dietrich et al. 2017

Yang X, Dong G, Palaniappan K, Mi G, Baskin TI (2017) Temperature-compensated cell production rate and elongation zone length in the root of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell and Environment 40: 264 – 276. arrow pdf: Yang et al. 2017

Baskin TI (2015) Auxin inhibits expansion rate independently of cortical microtubules. Trends in Plant Science 20: 471 – 472. arrow pdf: Baskin 2015

Burkart GM, Baskin TI, Bezanilla M (2015) A family of ROP proteins that suppress actin dynamics, and is essential for polarized growth and cell adhesion. Journal of Cell Science 128: 2553 – 2564.arrow pdf: Burkart et al. 2015

Zhu C, Ganguly A, Baskin TI, Foster C, Meunier KA, McClosky DD, Anderson CT, Okamoto R, Berg H, Dixit R (2015) The fragile fiber1 kinesin contributes to cortical microtubule-mediated trafficking of cell wall components. Plant Physiology 167: 780 – 792. arrow pdf: Zhu et al. 2015

Rutschow HL, Baskin TI, Kramer EM (2014) The carrier AUXIN RESISTANT (AUX1) dominates auxin flux into arabidopsis protoplasts. New Phytologist 204: 536 – 544.arrow pdf: Rutschow et al. 2014

Baskin TI, Orr TJ, Jercinovic M, Yoshida M (2014) Sample preparation for scanning electron microscopy: The surprising case of freeze drying from tertiary butanol. Microscopy Today 22 (3): 36 – 39. arrow pdf: Baskin et al. 2014

Handakumbura PP, Matos DA, Osmont KS, Harrington M, Heo K, Kafle K, Kim SH, Baskin TI, Hazen SP (2013) Perturbation of Brachypodium distachyon CELLULOSE SYNTHASE A4 or 7 results in abnormal cell walls. BMC Plant Biology 13: 131 arrow pdf: Handakumbura et al. 2013

Baskin TI, Jensen OE (2013) On the role of stress anisotropy in stems. Journal of Experimental Botany; 64: 4697 – 4707 arrow pdf: Baskin Jensen 2013

Baskin TI (2013) Patterns of root growth acclimation: Constant processes, changing boundaries. WIREs Developmental Biology; 2: 65 – 73. arrow pdf: Baskin 2013

Hamada T, Tominaga M, Fukaya T, Nakamura M, Nakano A, Watanabe Y, Hashimoto T, Baskin TI (2012) RNA processing bodies, peroxisomes, Golgi bodies, mitochondria, and endoplasmic reticulum tubule junctions frequently pause at cortical microtubules. Plant and Cell Physiology 53: 699 – 708. arrow pdf: Hamada et al. 2012

Wu S, Baskin TI, Gallagher KL (2012) Mechanical fixation techniques for processing and orienting delicate samples, such as the root of Arabidopsis thaliana, for light or electron microscopy. Nature Protocols  7: 1113 – 1124. arrow pdf: Wu et al. 2012

Baskin TI, Gu Y (2012) Making parallel lines meet: Transferring information from microtubules to extracellular matrix. Cell Adhesion and Migration   6: 1 – 5. arrow pdf: Baskin & Gu 2010

Rutschow HL, Baskin TI, Kramer EM (2011) Regulation of solute flux through plasmodesmata in the root meristem.  Plant Physiology 155: 1817 – 1826. arrow pdf: Rutschow et al. 2011

Abdel-Basset R, Ozuka S, Demiral T, Furuichi T, Sawatani I, Baskin TI, Matsumoto H, Yamamoto Y (2010) Aluminium reduces sugar uptake in tobacco cell cultures:  a potential cause of inhibited elongation but not of toxicity. Journal of Experimental Botany, 61: 1597-1610. arrow pdf: Abdel-Basset et al. 2010

Gu Y, Kaplinsky N, Bringmann M, Cobb A, Carroll A, Sampathkumar A, Baskin TI, Persson S, Somerville C (2010) Identification of a novel CESA-associated protein required for cellulose biosynthesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 107:12866-12871. arrow pdf: Gu et al. 2010

Rahman A, Takahashi M, Shibasaki K, Wu S, Inaba T, Tsurumi S,  Baskin TI (2010) Gravitropism of Arabidopsis thaliana roots requires the polarization of PIN2 toward the root tip in meristematic cortical cells.  Plant Cell 22: 1762-1776. arrow pdf: Rahman et al. 2010

Baskin TI, Peret B, Baluska F, Benfey PN, Bennett M, Forde BG, Gilroy S, Helariutta Y, Hepler PK, Leyser O, Masson PH, Muday GK, Murphy AS, Poethig S, Rahman A, Roberts K, Scheres B, Sharp RE, Somerville C (2010) Shootward and Rootward: peak terminology for plant polarity. Trends in Plant Science 15: 593 – 594. arrow pdf: Baskin et al. 2010

Romagnoli S, Faleri C Bini L, Baskin TI, Cresti M (2010) Cytosolic proteins from tobacco pollen tubes that cross-link microtubules and actin filaments in vitro are metabolic enzymes. Cytoskeleton 67: 745 – 754. arrow pdf: Romagnoli et al. 2010

Driouich A, Baskin TI (2008) Intercourse between  cell wall and cytoplasm exemplified by arabino­galactan proteins and cortical microtubules. American Journal of Botany 95: 1491-1497. arrow pdf: Driouich & Baskin 2008

Xu S-L, Rahman A, Baskin TI, Kieber JJ (2008) Two leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases mediate signaling linking cell wall biosynthesis and ACC synthase in arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 20: 3065 - 3079. arrow pdf: Xu et al. 2008

Wu S, Scheible W-R, Schindelasch D, Van Den Daele H, De Veylder L, Baskin TI (2010) A conditional mutation in arabidopsis separase induces chromosome non-disjunction, aberrant morphogenesis, and cyclin B1;1 stability. Development  137: 953 - 961. arrow pdf: Wu et al. 2010

Bannigan A, Lizotte-Waniewski M, Riley M, Baskin TI (2008) Emerging molecular mechanisms that power and regulate the anastral mitotic spindle of flowering plants. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 65: 1 – 11. arrow pdf: Bannigan et al. 2008

Kramer EM,  Frazer NL,  Baskin TI (2007) Measurement of diffusion within the cell wall in living roots of Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany 58: 3005 – 3015. arrow pdf: Kramer et al. 2007.

Nguema-Ona E, Bannigan A,  Chevalier L,  Baskin TI, Driouich A (2007) Disruption of arabinogalactan-proteins disorganizes cortical microtubules in the root of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal  52: 240 – 251. arrow pdf: Nguema-Ona et al. 2007

Bannigan A, Scheible W-R, Lukowitz W, Fagerstrom C, Wadsworth P, Somerville C,  Baskin TI (2007) A conserved role for kinesin-5 in plant mitosis. Journal of Cell Science 120: 2819 – 2827.arrow pdf: Bannigan et al. 2007.

Baskin TI (2007) Ultradian growth oscillations in organs: Physiological signal or noise? In Rhythms in Plants: Phenomenology, Mechanisms, and Adaptive Significance. S Mancuso & S Shabala (eds), Springer, Berlin, pp. 63 - 76.
pdf: Baskin 2007.

Rahman A, Bannigan A, Sulaman W, Pechter P, Blancaflor EB, Baskin TI (2007) Auxin, actin, and growth of the Arabidopsis thaliana primary root. Plant Journal 50: 514–528.
pdf: Rahman et al. 2007.

Rahman A, Nakasone A, Chhun T, Ooura C, Biswas KK, Uchimiya H, Tsurumi S, Baskin TI, Tanaka A, Oono Y (2006) A small acidic protein 1 (SMAP1) mediates responses of the arabidopsis root to the synthetic auxin 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid. Plant Journal 47: 788 – 801.
pdf: Rahman et al. 2006.

Bannigan A, Wiedemeier AMD, Williamson RE, Overall RL, Baskin TI (2006) Cortical microtubule arrays lose uniform alignment between cells and are oryzalin resistant in the arabidopsis mutant, radially swollen 6. Plant and Cell Physiology 47: 949 – 958.
pdf: Bannigan et al. 2006.

Baskin TI (2006) Imaging the primary cell wall. In The Science and Lore of the Plant Cell Wall, ed. Hiyashi T, BrownWalker, Boca Raton, pp. 11 – 22.
pdf: Baskin 2006.

Peters WS, Baskin TI (2006) Tailor-made composite functions as tools in model choice: the case of sigmoidal vs bi-linear growth profiles. Plant Methods 2:12 (electronic medium, no page #s).
pdf: Peters and Baskin 2006.

Murata T, Sonobe S, Baskin TI, Hyodo S, Hasezawa S, Nagata T, Horio T, Hasebe M (2005) Microtubule-dependent microtubule nucleation based on recruitment of g-tubulin in higher plants. Nature Cell Biology 7: 961 - 968.
pdf: Murata et al. 2005.

Baskin TI (2005) Anisotropic expansion of the plant cell wall. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 21: 203 - 222.
pdf: Baskin 2005.

Marga F, Grandbois M, Cosgrove DJ, Baskin TI (2005) Cell wall extension results in the coordinate separation of parallel microfibrils: Evidence from scanning electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy. Plant Journal 43: 181 – 190.
pdf: Marga et al. 2005.

Roudier F, Fernandez AG, Fujita M, Himmelspach R, Borner GHH, Schindelman G, Song S, Baskin TI, Dupree P, Wasteneys GO, Benfey PN (2005) COBRA, an extracellular GPI-anchored protein, specifically controls highly anisotropic expansion through its involvement in cellulose microfibril orientation. Plant Cell 17: 1749-1763.
pdf: Roudier et al. 2005.

Eleftheriou EP, Baskin TI, Hepler PK (2005) Aberrant cell plate formation in the Arabidopsis thaliana microtubule organization 1 mutant. Plant and Cell Physiology 46: 671 – 675.
pdf: Eleftheriou et al. 2005.

Lovy-Wheeler A, Wilsen KL, Baskin TI, Hepler PK (2005) Enhanced fixation reveals the apical cortical fringe of actin filaments as a consistent feature of the pollen tube. Planta 221:95-104.
pdf: Lovy-Wheeler et al. 2005.

Baskin TI, Beemster GTS, Judy-March JE, Marga F (2004) Disorganization of cortical microtubules stimulates tangential expansion and reduces the uniformity of cellulose microfibril alignment among cells in the root of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 135: 2279 - 2290.
pdf: Baskin et al. 2004.

Tian GW, Smith D, Glück S, Baskin TI (2004) The higher plant cortical microtubule array analyzed in vitro in the presence of the cell wall. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 57: 26-36.
pdf: Tian et al. 2004.

Sivaguru M, Pike S, Gassmann W, Baskin TI (2003) Aluminum rapidly depolymerizes cortical microtubules and depolarizes the plasma membrane: Evidence that these responses are mediated by a glutamate receptor. Plant and Cell Physiology 44: 667–-675.
pdf: Sivaguru et al. 2003.

van der Weele CM, Jiang H, Palaniappan KK, Ivanov VB, Palaniappan K, Baskin TI (2003) A new algorithm for computational image analysis of deformable motion at high spatial and temporal resolution applied to root growth: Roughly uniform elongation in the meristem and also, after an abrupt acceleration, in the elongation zone. Plant Physiology 132: 1138-1148.
pdf: vanderWeele et al. 2003.

Ma Z, Baskin TI, Brown KM, Lynch JP (2003) Regulation of root elongation under phosphorus stress involves changes in ethylene responsiveness. Plant Physiology 131: 1381—1390.
pdf: Ma et al. 2003

Wiedemeier AMD, Judy-March JE, Hocart CH, Wasteneys GO, Williamson RE, Baskin TI (2002) Mutant alleles of arabidopsis RADIALLY SWOLLEN 4 and RSW7 reduce growth anisotropy without altering the transverse orientation of cortical microtubules or cellulose microfibrils. Development 129: 4821 - 4830.
pdf: Wiedemeier et al. 2002

Andème-Onzighi C, Sivaguru M, Judy-March J, Baskin TI, Driouich A (2002) The reb1-1 mutation of Arabidopsis alters the morphology of trichoblasts, the expression of arabinogalactan-proteins and the organization of cortical microtubules. Planta 215: 949 - 958.
pdf: Andeme-Onzighi et al. 2002

Schindelman G, Morikami A, Jung J, Baskin TI, Carpita NC, Derbyshire P, McCann MC, Benfey PN (2001) COBRA encodes a putative GPI-anchored protein, which is polarly localized and necessary for oriented cell expansion in Arabidopsis. Genes and Development 15: 1115 - 1127.
pdf: Schindelman et al. 2001

Lane DR, Wiedemeier A, Peng L, Höfte H, Hocart CH, Birch RJ, Baskin TI, Burn JE, Arioli T, Betzner AS, Williamson RE (2001) Temperature-sensitive alleles of radially swollen2 link the KORRIGAN endo-1,4-ß-glucanase to cellulose synthesis and cytokinesis. Plant Physiology 126: 278 - 288.
pdf: Lane et al. 2001

Baskin TI, Remillong EL, Wilson JE (2001) The impact of mannose and other carbon sources on the elongation and diameter of the primary root of Arabidopsis thaliana. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 28: 481-488.
pdf: Baskin et al. 2001

Baskin TI, Meekes HTHM, Liang BM, Sharp RE (1999) Regulation of growth anisotropy in well watered and water-stressed maize roots. II. Role of cortical microtubules and cellulose microfibrils. Plant Physiology 119: 681 - 692.
pdf: Baskin et al. 1999

Beemster GTS, Baskin TI (2000) STUNTED PLANT 1 mediates effects of cytokinin, but not of auxin, on cell division and expansion in the root of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 124: 1718 - 1727.
pdf: Beemster & Baskin 2000

Beemster GTS, Baskin TI (1998) Analysis of cell division and elongation underlying the developmental acceleration of root growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 116: 1515 - 1526.
pdf: Beemster & Baskin 1998

van der Weele CM, Spollen WG, Sharp RE, Baskin TI (2000) Growth of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings under water deficit studied by control of water potential in nutrient-agar media. Journal of Experimental Botany 51: 1555 - 1562.
pdf: van der Weele et al. 2000

Liang BM, Sharp RE, Baskin TI (1997) Regulation of growth anisotropy in well watered and water-stressed maize roots I. Spatial distribution of longitudinal, radial and tangential expansion rates. Plant Physiology 115: 101 - 111.
pdf: Liang et al. 1997

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