Evans Lab Publications

Warman, C., Panda, K., Vejlupkova, Z., Hokin, S., Unger-Wallace, E., Cole, R. A., Chettoor A. M., Jiang D., Vollbrecht, E., Evans, M. M. S., Slotkin, R. K., Fowler, J. E. (2020) High expression in maize pollen correlates with genetic contributions to pollen fitness as well as with coordinated transcription from neighboring transposable elements. PLOS Genetics 16 (4):e1008462. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1008462

Phillips, A. R., Evans, M. M. S. (2020) Maternal regulation of seed growth and patterning in flowering plants. In: Marlow F (ed) (Academic Press, Cambridge, MA) Current Topics in Developmental Biology, Maternal Effect Genes in Developmentvol 140:  257-282.  https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.ctdb.2019.10.008

Lu, Y., Hokin, S. A., Kermicle, J. L. Hartwig, T., and Evans, M. M. S.  (2019)  A Pistil-Expressed Pectin Methylesterase Confers Cross-Incompatibility Between Strains of Zea mays.  Nature Communications 10:  2304, http://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10259-0 .

Han, L., Li, L., Muehlbauer, G. J., Fowler, J. E., and Evans, M. M. S.  (2019) RNA isolation and analysis of lncRNAs from gametophytes of maize. In: Chekanova J.A. (ed) (Humana Press, New York, NY) Methods in Molecular Biology, Plant Long Non-Coding RNAs:  Methods and Protocolsvol. 1933:  67-86. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-9045-0_4

Chettoor, A. M., and Evans, M. M. S.  (2017) Live-Cell Imaging of Auxin and Cytokinin Signaling in Maize Female Gametophytes. InSchmidt A. (ed) (Humana Press, New York, NY)  Methods in Molecular Biology, Plant Germline Development. vol. 1669: 95-101.  http://DOI.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7286-9_9 . 

Vollbrecht, E. and Evans, M. M. S.  (2017) Gametophyte interactions establishing kernel development. In, Maize Kernel Development, B. Larkins, (ed) (CAB International, Boston) pp. 16-27.

Chettoor, A. M., Phillips, A. R.,  Coker, C. T., Dilkes, B.  and Evans, M. M. S. (2016) Maternal Gametophyte Effects on Seed Development in Maize. Genetics 204: 233-248. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.116.191833  

Bai, F., M. Daliberti, A. Bagadion, M. Xu, Y. Li, Baier, J., Tseung, C. W., Evans, M. M.S., Settles, A. M., (2016) Parent-of-Origin-Effect rough endosperm Mutants in Maize. Genetics 204: 221-231. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.116.191775  

Chettoor, A. M. and Evans, M. M. S. (2015).  Correlation between a loss of auxin signaling and a loss of proliferation in maize antipodal cells.  Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 187. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2015.00187

Chettoor, A. M., Givan, S. A., Cole, R. A., Coker, C. T., Unger-Wallace, E., Vejlupkova, Z., Vollbrecht, E., Fowler, J. E. and Evans, M. M. S. (2014). Discovery of novel transcripts and gametophytic functions via RNA-seq analysis of maize gametophytic transcriptomes. Genome Biology 15, 414.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-014-0414-2    

Lu, Y., Kermicle, J. L. and Evans, M. M. S.  (2014)  Genetic and cellular analysis of cross-incompatibility in Zea mays.  Plant Reproduction 27:  19-29  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00497-013-0236-5 .

Li, L., Eichten, S. R., Shimizu, R., Petsch, K., Yeh, C. T., Wu, W., Chettoor, A. M., Givan, S. A., Cole, R. A., Fowler, J. E., Evans, M. M. S., Scanlon, M. J., Yu, J., Schnable, P. S., Timmermans, M. C., Springer, N. M., Muehlbauer, G. J. (2014). Genome-wide discovery and characterization of maize long non-coding RNAs. Genome Biol 15, R40.  https://doi.org/10.1186/gb-2014-15-2-r40

Phillips, A. R., and Evans, M. M. S. (2011). Analysis of stunter1, a Maize Mutant with Reduced Gametophyte Size and Maternal Effects on Seed Development. Genetics 187:  1085-1097.  https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.110.125286

Kermicle, J. L. and Evans, M. M. S.  (2010)  The Zea mays Sexual Compatibility Gene ga2:  Naturally-occurring Alleles, their Distribution and Role in Reproductive Isolation.  J. Hered 101: 737-749. https://doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esq090

Evans, M. M. S. and Grossniklaus, U. (2009) The maize megagametophyte.  In Handbook of Maize:  its Biology, J.L. Bennetzen and S. Hake, eds (New York:  Springer), pp. 79-104. https://DOI.org/10.1007/978-0-387-79418-1_5  

Wenkel, S., Emery, J., Hou, B.-H., Evans, M. M. S., and Barton, M.K. (2007) A Feedback Regulatory Module Formed by LITTLE ZIPPER and HD-ZIPIII Genes. Plant Cell 19:  3379-3390.  https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.107.055772

Evans, M. M. S.  (2007)  The indeterminate gametophyte1 gene of maize encodes a LOB domain protein required for embryo sac and leaf development. Plant Cell 19:  46-62.  https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.106.047506

Gutierrez-Marcos, J. F., Costa, L. M., and Evans, M. M. S. (2006) Maternal gametophytic baseless1 is required for development of the central cell and early endosperm patterning in maize (Zea mays).    Genetics 174:  317-329. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.106.059709

Kermicle, J. L., Taba, S., and Evans, M. M. S.  (2006) The gametophyte-1 locus and reproductive isolation among Zea mays subspecies.  Maydica51: 219-225.  

Kermicle, J. L. and Evans, M. M. S.  (2005)  Pollen-pistil barriers to crossing in maize and teosinte result from incongruity rather than active rejection.  Sex. Plant Reprod. 18:  187-194.  http://doi.org/10.1007/s00497-005-0012-2  

Walbot, V. and Evans, M. M. S. (2003)  Unique features of the plant life cycle and their consequences.  Nature Rev. Genet. 4:  369-379. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrg1064  

Evans, M. M. S. and Kermicle, J. L. (2001)  Interaction between maternal effect and zygotic effect mutations during maize seed development.  Genetics 159:  303-315. https://www.genetics.org/content/159/1/303

Evans, M. M. S. and Kermicle, J. L.  (2001) Teosinte crossing barrier1, a locus governing hybridization of teosinte with maize.  Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:  259-265. https://doi.org/10.1007/s001220100549

Evans, M. M. S. and Barton, M. K.  (1997)  Genetics of angiosperm shoot apical meristem development.  Ann. Rev. Plant Physiol. and Plant Mol. Biol. 48:  673-701.  https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.arplant.48.1.673

Evans, M. M. S. and Poethig, R. S.  (1997)  The viviparous8 mutation delays vegetative phase change and accelerates the rate of seedling growth in maize.  Plant Journal 12:  769-779.  https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-313X.1997.12040769.x

Bongard-Pierce, D. K., Evans, M. M. S., and Poethig, R. S.  (1996)  Heteroblastic features of leaf anatomy in maize and their genetic regulation.  Int. J. Plant Sci. 157:  331-340.

Evans, M. M. S. and Poethig, R. S.  (1995)  Gibberellins promote vegetative phase change and reproductive maturity in maize.  Plant Physiol. 108:  475-487.  https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.108.2.475

Evans, M. M. S., Passas, H. J., and Poethig, R. S.  (1994)  Heterochronic effects of glossy15 mutations on epidermal cell identity in maize.  Development 120:  1971-1981.  https://dev.biologists.org/content/120/7/1971