Barton Lab

  1. Barton, M.K., 2009, Twenty years on: The inner workings of the shoot apical meristem, a developmental dynamo.  Developmental Biology, in press.

  2. Jurkuta, R.J., Kaplinsky, N.J., Spindel, J.E. and M.K. Barton, 2009, Partitioning the apical domain of the Arabidopsis embryo requires the BOBBER1 NudC domain protein.  Plant Cell 21:1957-1971.

  3. Wenkel, S., Emery, J., Evans, M., Hou, B.H. and M. K. Barton, 2007, A feedback regulatory module formed by LITTLE ZIPPER and HD-ZIPIII genes. Plant Cell 19:3379-3390.

  4. Barton, M.K. 2007, The Ins and Outs of Arabidopsis Embryogenesis. Developmental Cell 12: 849-850.

  5. Barton, M.K. 2007, Making holes in leaves: promoting cell state transitions in stomatal development. Plant Cell 19:1140-1143.

  6. Jenik, P.D., Jurkuta, R.E.J. and Barton, M.K. 2005, Interactions between the cell cycle and embryonic patterning in Arabidopsis uncovered by a mutation in DNA polymerase. Plant Cell 17:3362-3377.

  7. Jenik, P.D. and Barton, M.K. 2005, Surge and destroy: the role of auxin in plant embryogenesis. Development 132:3577-3585.

  8. Kaplinsky, N.J. and Barton, M.K. 2004, Plant Acupuncture: sticking PINs in the right places. Science 306:82-823.

  9. Mallory, A.C., Reinhart, B.J., Jones-Rhoades, M.W., Tang, G., Zamore, P.D., Barton, M.K. and Bartel, D.P. 2004, MicroRNA control of PHABULOSA in leaf development:importance of pairing to the microRNA 5’ region. EMBO J. 23:2256-3364.

  10. Bao, N., Lye, K.-W., and Barton, M.K., 2004, MicroRNA binding sites in Arabidopsis class III HD-ZIP mRNAs are required for methylation of the template chromosome. Developmental Cell 7:653-662.

  11. McConnell, J.R. and M.K. Barton, 2003, Leaf development takes shape. Science, 299:1328-1329.

  12. Newman, K.L., Fernandez , A.G. and M. K Barton. 2002 Regulation of axis determinacy by the Arabidopsis PINHEAD gene. Plant Cell 14:3029-3042.

  13. Barton, M.K., 2001, Giving meaning to movement, Cell 107:129-132.

  14. Long, J., Woody, S., Poethig, S. and Barton, M.K., 2002, Transformation of shoots into roots in Arabidopsis embryos mutant at the TOPLESS locus., Development 129:2797-2806.

  15. McConnell, J. J. Eshed, Y., Emory, J., Bowman, J.and M.K. Barton, 2001, Role of PHABULOSA and PHAVOLUTA in radial patterning in shoots, Nature 411:709-713..

  16. Barton, M.K., 2001, Leaving the Meristem Behind – Regulation of KNOX Genes. Genome Biology 2:1002.1-1002.3.

  17. Barton, K. and Scheres, B., 2000, Plants from genes: toward the information network. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 3:13-16.

  18. Long, J, and M.K. Barton, 2000, Initiation of axillary and floral meristems in Arabidopsis. Developmental Biology, 218: 341-353.

  19. Lynn, K., Aida, M., Sedbrook, J., Masson, P., Tasaka, M. and M.K. Barton, 1999, The PINHEAD/ZWILLE gene acts pleiotropically in Arabidopsis development and has overlapping functions with the ARGONAUTE 1 gene. Development 126:469-481.

  20. Long, J. and M.K.Barton, 1998, The development of apical embryonic pattern in Arabidopsis. Development, 125:3027-3035.

  21. McConnell, J. and M.K.Barton,1998, Leaf polarity and meristem formation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Development 125:2935-2942.

  22. Barton, M.K., 1998, Cell type specification and self renewal in the vegetative shoot apical meristem. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 1:37-42.

  23. Evans, M.M.S. and M.K.Barton, 1997, Genetics of Angiosperm Shoot Apical Meristem Development. Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology 48:673-701.

  24. Fisher, R.H., Barton, M.K., Cohen, J. and T.J.Cooke, 1996, Hormonal studies of fass, an Arabidopsis mutant that is altered in organ elongation. Plant Physiol.110:1109-1121.

  25. Long, J, E. Moan, J. Medford and M. K. Barton, 1996, The Arabidopsis SHOOTMERISTEMLESS gene encodes a member of the KNOTTED class of homeodomain proteins. Nature 379:66-69.

  26. McConnell, J.R. and M. K. Barton, 1995, Effect of mutations in the PINHEAD gene of Arabidopsis on the formation of the shoot apical meristem. Dev. Genetics 16:358-366.

  27. Francis,R., M.K.Barton, J. Kimble and T. Schedl, 1995, gld-1, a tumor suppressor gene required for oocyte development in C. elegans. Genetics 139:579-606.

  28. Barton, M. K. and S. Poethig, 1993, Formation of the shoot apical meristem in Arabidopsis thaliana: an analysis of development in the wild type and in the shoot meristemless mutant. Development 119:823-831.

  29. Barton, M.K.,1992, Genetic analysis of meristem structure and function in Arabidopsis thaliana. in Cellular Communication in Plants, Steenbock Symposium, Plenum Publishing Corp, New York.

  30. Barton, M. K. and J. Kimble, 1990, fog-1, a regulatory gene required for specification of spermatogenesis in the germ line of Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 125: 29-39.

  31. Rosenquist, T., Ahringer, J., Barton, M.K., Graham, P., Okkema, P. and J. Kimble, 1990, Genetic control of sex determination in the hermaphrodite germ line of Caenorhabditis elegans. In A.P.Mahowald (ed): "Symposium of the Society for Developmental Biology", Vol.44, pp.91-102. New York: Wiley-Liss, Inc.

  32. Schedl, T., P.L.Graham, M.K.Barton and J. Kimble,1989, Analysis of the role of tra-1 in germline sex determination in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 123: 755-769.

  33. Barton, M.K., Schedl, T.B. and J. Kimble,1987, Gain-of-function mutations of fem-3, a sex-determination gene in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 115:107-119.