Professor Keith Roberts, MA PhD - University of East Anglia - Emeritus Professor

Professor Keith Roberts

MA PhD

University of East Anglia

Emeritus Professor

Norwich, Norfolk | United Kingdom

Main Specialties: Biology

Additional Specialties: plant cell walls, plant development


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Professor Keith Roberts, MA PhD - University of East Anglia - Emeritus Professor

Professor Keith Roberts

MA PhD

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Primary Affiliation: University of East Anglia - Norwich, Norfolk , United Kingdom

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Education

Jun 1970
Cambridge University
PhD
Jun 1967
Cambridge University
MA

Publications

66Publications

288Reads

802Profile Views

855PubMed Central Citations

BIN4, a novel component of the plant DNA topoisomerase VI complex, is required for endoreduplication in Arabidopsis.

Plant Cell 2007 Nov 30;19(11):3655-68. Epub 2007 Nov 30.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Ines Centre, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.107.054833DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2174874PMC
November 2007
13 Reads
33 Citations
9.340 Impact Factor

Cell elongation in Arabidopsis hypocotyls involves dynamic changes in cell wall thickness.

J Exp Bot 2007 29;58(8):2079-89. Epub 2007 Apr 29.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erm074DOI Listing
August 2007
4 Reads
29 Citations
5.530 Impact Factor

The biology of arabinogalactan proteins.

Annu Rev Plant Biol 2007 ;58:137-61

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.arplant.58.032806.103801DOI Listing
July 2007
8 Reads
135 Citations
23.300 Impact Factor

Restricted cell elongation in Arabidopsis hypocotyls is associated with a reduced average pectin esterification level.

BMC Plant Biol 2007 Jun 17;7:31. Epub 2007 Jun 17.

Department of Metabolic Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2229-7-31DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1913053PMC
June 2007
5 Reads
50 Citations
3.813 Impact Factor

Control of cell and petal morphogenesis by R2R3 MYB transcription factors.

Development 2007 May 21;134(9):1691-701. Epub 2007 Mar 21.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.02836DOI Listing
May 2007
14 Reads
52 Citations
6.462 Impact Factor

UDP-glucose 4-epimerase isoforms UGE2 and UGE4 cooperate in providing UDP-galactose for cell wall biosynthesis and growth of Arabidopsis thaliana.

Plant Cell 2007 May 11;19(5):1565-79. Epub 2007 May 11.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Ines Centre, NR4 7UH Norwich, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.106.049619DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1913733PMC
May 2007
39 Reads
36 Citations
9.340 Impact Factor

Interactions between MUR10/CesA7-dependent secondary cellulose biosynthesis and primary cell wall structure.

Plant Physiol 2006 Dec 13;142(4):1353-63. Epub 2006 Oct 13.

John Innes Centre, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1104/pp.106.087700DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1676063PMC
December 2006
11 Reads
31 Citations
6.841 Impact Factor

Arabidopsis SPO11-2 functions with SPO11-1 in meiotic recombination.

Plant J 2006 Oct;48(2):206-16

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-313X.2006.02867.xDOI Listing
October 2006
14 Reads
53 Citations
5.972 Impact Factor

Distinct properties of the five UDP-D-glucose/UDP-D-galactose 4-epimerase isoforms of Arabidopsis thaliana.

J Biol Chem 2006 Jun 27;281(25):17276-85. Epub 2006 Apr 27.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M512727200DOI Listing
June 2006
12 Reads
20 Citations
4.573 Impact Factor

A fasciclin-domain containing gene, ZeFLA11, is expressed exclusively in xylem elements that have reticulate wall thickenings in the stem vascular system of Zinnia elegans cv Envy.

Planta 2006 May 3;223(6):1281-91. Epub 2005 Dec 3.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney Lane, NR4 7UH Norwich, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00425-005-0177-9DOI Listing
May 2006
24 Reads
10 Citations
3.263 Impact Factor

Sci-Art: What are the problems?

Authors:
Roberts K

Biochemist, 2006; 28 (6), pp. 7-11.

Biochemist

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February 2006
17 Reads

RHL1 is an essential component of the plant DNA topoisomerase VI complex and is required for ploidy-dependent cell growth.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005 Dec 8;102(51):18736-41. Epub 2005 Dec 8.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0505883102DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1309048PMC
December 2005
13 Reads
31 Citations
9.810 Impact Factor

A RING domain gene is expressed in different cell types of leaf trace, stem, and juvenile bundles in the stem vascular system of zinnia.

Plant Physiol 2005 Jul 17;138(3):1383-95. Epub 2005 Jun 17.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1104/pp.104.057901DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1176411PMC
July 2005
11 Reads
4 Citations
6.841 Impact Factor

The expression patterns of arabinogalactan-protein AtAGP30 and GLABRA2 reveal a role for abscisic acid in the early stages of root epidermal patterning.

Plant J 2004 Jul;39(1):70-83

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-313X.2004.02104.xDOI Listing
July 2004
9 Reads
13 Citations
5.972 Impact Factor

Growth regulators and the control of nucleotide sugar flux.

Plant Cell 2004 Mar 18;16(3):723-30. Epub 2004 Feb 18.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Ines Center, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.019661DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC385283PMC
March 2004
11 Reads
22 Citations
9.340 Impact Factor

"Big it up": endoreduplication and cell-size control in plants.

Curr Opin Plant Biol 2003 Dec;6(6):544-53

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK.

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December 2003
8 Reads
133 Citations
7.850 Impact Factor

AtAGP30, an arabinogalactan-protein in the cell walls of the primary root, plays a role in root regeneration and seed germination.

Plant J 2003 Oct;36(2):256-70

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK.

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October 2003
2 Reads
35 Citations
5.972 Impact Factor

Early gene expression associated with the commitment and differentiation of a plant tracheary element is revealed by cDNA-amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis.

Plant Cell 2002 Nov;14(11):2813-24

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC152729PMC
November 2002
5 Reads
21 Citations
9.340 Impact Factor

Galactose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis: genetic evidence for substrate channeling from UDP-D-galactose into cell wall polymers.

Curr Biol 2002 Oct;12(21):1840-5

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom.

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October 2002
26 Reads
36 Citations
9.571 Impact Factor

DNA topoisomerase VI is essential for endoreduplication in Arabidopsis.

Curr Biol 2002 Oct;12(20):1782-6

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich, United Kingdom.

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October 2002
13 Reads
45 Citations
9.571 Impact Factor

Fucosylated arabinogalactan-proteins are required for full root cell elongation in arabidopsis.

Plant J 2002 Oct;32(1):105-13

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney lane, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK.

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October 2002
8 Reads
38 Citations
5.972 Impact Factor

The mechanics of cell fate determination in petals.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2002 Jun;357(1422):809-13

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2002.1089DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1692987PMC
June 2002
14 Reads
19 Citations
7.055 Impact Factor

DcAGP1, a secreted arabinogalactan protein, is related to a family of basic proline-rich proteins

Plant Molecular Biology, 2001; 45 (4), pp. 421-435

Plant Molecular Biology

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April 2001
12 Reads

Zinnia. Everybody needs good neighbors

Plant Physiology, 2001; 127 (4), pp. 1380-1382

Plant Physiology

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April 2001
9 Reads

Genetic interactions during root hair morphogenesis in Arabidopsis

Plant Cell, 2000; 12 (10), pp. 1961-1974

Plant Cell

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October 2000
9 Reads

Targeted cell death in xylogenesis

Symposia of the Society for Experimental Biology, 2000; 52, pp. 193-201.

Symposia of the Society for Experimental Biology

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May 2000
11 Reads

Rapid detection of plasmodesmata in purified cell walls

Protoplasma, 2000; 211 (3-4), pp. 165-171

Protoplasma

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March 2000
11 Reads

The ROOT HAIRLESS 1 gene encodes a nuclear protein required for root hair initiation in Arabidopsis

Genes and Development, 1998; 12 (13), pp. 2013-2021.

Genes and Development

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July 1998
11 Reads

A pectate lyase from Zinnia elegans is auxin inducible

Plant Journal, 1998; 13 (1), pp. 17-28.

Plant Journal

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January 1998
10 Reads

Structural and genetic analysis of epidermal cell differentiation in Arabidopsis primary roots

Development, 1997; 124 (9), pp. 1789-1798.

Development

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September 1997
13 Reads

Developmental regulation of pectic polysaccharides in the root meristem of Arabidopsis

Journal of Experimental Botany, 1997; 48 (308), pp. 713-720.

Journal of Experimental Botany

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May 1997
11 Reads

Pectin modification in cell walls of ripening tomatoes occurs in distinct domains

Plant Physiology,1997; 114 (1), pp. 373-381.

Plant Physiology

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January 1997
9 Reads

Ethylene is a positive regulator of root hair development in Arabidopsis thaliana

Plant Journal, 1995; 8 (6), pp. 943-948.

Plant Journal

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June 1995
11 Reads

Secondary thickening in roots of Arabidopsis thaliana: Anatomy and cell surface changes

Authors:
Dolan L. Roberts K.

New Phytologist, 1995; 131 (1), pp. 121-128.

New Phytologist

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January 1995
12 Reads

Plasmodesmata of maize root tips: Structure and composition

Journal of Cell Science, 1994; 107 (12), pp. 3351-3361

Journal of Cell Science

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December 1994
9 Reads

Structural features of cell walls from tomato cells adapted to grow on the herbicide 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile

Journal of Microscopy, 1994; 173 (2), pp. 155-164.

Journal of Microscopy

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February 1994
10 Reads

Orientation of macromolecules in the walls of elongating carrot cells

Journal of Cell Science, 1993; 106 (4), pp. 1347-1356.

Journal of Cell Science

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April 1993
8 Reads

Cellular organisation of the Arabidopsis thaliana root

Development, 1993; 119 (1), pp. 71-84.

Development,

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January 1993
6 Reads

Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy is a new way to look at plant cell walls

Plant Physiology, 1992; 100 (4), pp. 1940-1947

Plant Physiology

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April 1992
10 Reads

Expression patterns of myb genes from Antirrhinum flowers

Plant Cell, 1991; 3 (2), pp. 115-125.

Plant Cell

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February 1991
5 Reads

Direct visualization of cross-links in the primary plant cell wall

Journal of Cell Science, 1990; 96 (2), pp. 323-334.

Journal of Cell Science

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February 1990
11 Reads

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Nicola J Stacey
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Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

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Anthony Maxwell
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Yoshitaka Azumi
Yoshitaka Azumi

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