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Jennifer Fletcher
Plant Gene Expression Center Albany_CA
Research Plant Molecular Geneticist

Phone: (510) 559-5917
Fax: (510) 559-5678
Room 1026D
USDA, ARS, PWA, PGEC
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710

Projects
Signaling Pathways Regulating Plant Architecture
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424997

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Ultrapetala and Leafy Pathways Function Independently in Specifying Identity and Determinacy at the Arabidopsis Flower Meristem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C., Engelhorn, J., Moreau, J. 2014. ULTRAPETALA and LEAFY pathways function independently in specifying identity and determinacy at the Arabidopsis flower meristem. Annals Of Botany. 2014 Nov 114(7):1497-505. doi:10.1093/aob/mcu185.
The ERECTA receptor kinase regulates Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem size, phyllotaxy and floral meristem identity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mandel, T., Moreau, F., Kutsher, Y., Fletcher, J.C., Carles, C.C., Eshed Williams, L. 2014. The ERECTA receptor kinase regulates Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem size, phyllotaxy and floral meristem identity. Development. 141:830-841.
Flower development: open questions and future directions - (Book / Chapter)
Wellmer, F., Bowman, J.L., Davies, B., Ferrandiz, C., Fletcher, J.C., Franks, R.G., Graciet, E., Gregis, V., Ito, T., Jack, T.P., Jiao, Y., Kater, M.M., Ma, H., Meyerowitz, E.M., Prunet, N., Riechmann, J. 2014. Flower development: open questions and future directions. In: Riechmann, J.L., Wellman, F., editors. Flower development. New York, NY: Springer Publishing. p. 103-124.
The ULT1 and ULT2 trxG genes play overlapping roles in Arabidopsis development and gene regulation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Monafred, M.M., Carles, C.C., Rossignol, P., Pires, H.R., Fletcher, J.C. 2013. The ULT1 and U:T2 trxG genes play overlapping roles in Arabidopsis development and gene regulation. Molecular Plant. 10.1093/mp/sst041.
Genetic and phenotypic analysis of shoot apical and floral meristem development - (Book / Chapter)
Monfared, M.M., Fletcher, J.C. 2014. Genetic and phenotypic analysis of shoot apical and floral meristem development. In: Riechmann, J.L., Wellman, F., editors. Flower development. New York, NY: Springer Publishing. p. 157-189.
Regulation of Arabidopsisembryo and Endosperm Development by the Polypeptide Signaling Molecule CLE8 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiume, E., Fletcher, J.C. 2012. Regulation of Arabidopsisembryo and Endosperm Development by the Polypeptide Signaling Molecule CLE8. The Plant Cell. 24:1000-12.
Overlapping and antagonistic activities of basic Pentacysteine genes affect a range of developmental processes in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Monfared, M.M., Simon, M.K., Meister, R.J., Roig-Villanova, I., Kooiker, M., Colombo, L., Fletcher, J.C., Gasser, C.S. 2011. Overlapping and antagonistic activities of basic Pentacysteine genes affect a range of developmental processes in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal. 66: 1020-1031.
CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression in Arabidopsis embryos Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiume, E., Monfared, M.M., Jun, J., Fletcher, J.C. 2011. CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression in Arabidopsis embryos. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 6:443-444.
Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and over-expression activity in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jun, J.H., Fiume, E., Roeder, A.H., Meng, L., Sharma, V.K., Osmont, K.S., Baker, C., Ha, C.M., Meyerowitz, E.M., Feldman, L.J., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and over-expression activity in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology. 154:1721-1736.
Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and overexpression activity in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jun, J., Fiume, E., Roeder, A.H., Meng, L., Sharma, V.K., Osmont, K.S., Baker, C., Ha, C., Meyerowitz, E.M., Feldman, L.J., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Comprehensive analysis of CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression and overexpression activity in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology. 154:1721-1736.
Chapter Four - Shoot apical meristem form and function. In: Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Ha, C., Jun, J., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Chapter Four - Shoot apical meristem form and function. Book Chapter. 91:103-40.
Control of Arabidopsis leaf morphogenesis through regulation of the YABBY and KNOX families of transcription factors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ha, C.M., Jun, J.H., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Control of Arabidopsis leaf morphogenesis through regulation of the YABBY and KNOX families of transcription factors. Genetics. 186(1):197-206. Epub 2010 Jul 6.
The Roles of Different CLE Domains in Arabidopsis CLE Polypeptide Activity and Functional Specificity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meng, L., Ruth, K.C., Fletcher, J.C., Feldman, L. 2010. The Roles of Different CLE Domains in Arabidopsis CLE Polypeptide Activity and Functional Specificity. Molecular Plant. Published online doi:10.1093/mp/ssq021.
Missing links between histones and RNA Pol II arising from SAND? Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. Missing links between histones and RNA Pol II arising from SAND?. Epigenetics. 5(5):381-385.
Proper regulation of a sperm-specific cis-nat-siRNA is essential for double fertilization in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ron, M., Alandete-Saez, M., Williams, L.C., Fletcher, J.C., Mccormick, E.J. 2010. Proper regulation of a sperm-specific cis-nat-siRNA is essential for double fertilization in Arabidopsis. Genes and Development. 24(10):24: 1010-1021.
Blade-on-Petiole1 Coordinates Organ Determinacy and Axial Polarity in Arabidopsis by Directly Activating Asymmetric Leaves2 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jun, J., Ha, C., Fletcher, J.C. 2010. BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 coordinates organ determinacy and axial polarity in Arabidopsis by directly activating ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2. The Plant Cell. 22:62-76.
The SAND domain protein ULTRAPETALA1 acts as a trithorax group factor to regulate cell fate in plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2009. The SAND domain protein ULTRAPETALA1 acts as a trithorax group factor to regulate cell fate in plants. Genes and Development. 23(23)2723-2728.
The Essential Gene EMB1611 Maintains Shoot Apical Meristem Function During Arabidopsis Development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leasure, C.D., Fiume, E., Fletcher, J.C. 2009. The Essential Gene EMB1611 Maintains Shoot Apical Meristem Function During Arabidopsis Development. Plant Journal. 57(4):579-92. Epub 2008 Nov 11.
The CLE family of plant polypeptide signaling molecules Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Jun, J., Fiume, E., Fletcher, J.C. 2007. The CLE family of plant polypeptide signaling molecules. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 64(11):1420-9071 (Online)
Blade-on-Petiole1 and 2 Control Arabidopsis Lateral Organ Fate Through Regulation of Lob-Domain and Adaxial-Abaxial Polarity Genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ha, C., Jun, J., Nam, H., Fletcher, J.C. 2007. BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 and 2 Control Arabidopsis Lateral Organ Fate through Regulation of LOB Domain and Adaxial-Abaxial Polarity Fenes. The Plant Cell. 19:1809-1825.
Gasa4, One of the 14-Member Arabidopsis Gasa Family of Small Polypeptides, Regulates Flowering and Seed Development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roxrud, I., Lid, S., Fletcher, J.C., Opsahl-Sorteberg, H.-G., Schmidt, E. 2007. GASA4, One of the 14-Member Arabidopsis GASA Family of Small Polypeptides, Regulates Flowering and Seed Development. Plant And Cell Physiology. 48(3):471-483.
The E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Big Brother Controls Arabidopsis Organ Size in a Dosage-Dependent Manner Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Disch, S., Anastasiou, E., Sharma, V.K., Laux, T., Fletcher, J.C., Lenhard, M. 2006. The E3 Ubiquitin Ligase BIG BROTHER Controls Arabidopsis Organ Size in a Dosage-Dependent Manner. Current Biology. 16(3):272-9.
Rabbit Ears Is a Second-Whorl Repressor of Agamous That Maintains Spatial Boundaries in Arabidopsis Flowers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krizek, B.A., Lewis, M.W., Fletcher, J.C. 2006. RABBIT EARS is a second-whorl repressor of AGAMOUS that maintains spatial boundaries in Arabidopsis flowers. Plant Journal. 45(3):369-83.
Stem Cell Regulation in the Arabidopsis Shoot Apical Meristem Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Williams, L., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. Stem cell regulation in the Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 8(6):582-6.
Molecular Mechanisms of Flower Development: An Armchair Guide Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Krizek, B.A., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. Molecular mechanisms of flower development: an armchair guide. Nature Reviews Genetics. 6(9):688-698.
A Database Analysis Method Identifies An Endogenous Trans-Acting Short-Interfering Rna That Targets the Arabidopsis Arf2, Arf3, and Arf4 Genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, L., Carles, C.C., Osmont, K.S., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. A database analysis method identifies an endogenous trans-acting short-interfering RNA that targets the Arabidopsis ARF2, ARF3, and ARF4 genes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102(27):9703-9708.
Regulation of Arabidopsis Shoot Apical Meristem and Lateral Organ Formation by Microrna Mir166g and Its Athd-Zip Target Genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, L., Grigg, S.P., Xie, M., Christensen, S., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. Regulation of Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem and lateral organ formation by microRNA miR166g and its AtHD-ZIP target genes. Development. 132:3657-3668.
Ultrapetala1 Encodes a Sand Domain Putative Transcriptional Regulator That Controls Shoot and Floral Meristem Activity in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carles, C.C., Choffnes-Inada, D., Reville, K., Lertpiriyapong, K., Fletcher, J.C. 2005. ULTRAPETALA1 encodes a SAND domain putative transcriptional regulator that controls shoot and floral meristem activity in Arabidopsis. Development, 132:897-911.
Blade-on-Petiole1 Encodes a Btb/poz Domain Protein Required for Leaf Morphogenesis in Arabidopsis Thaliana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ha, C., Jun, J., Nam, H., Fletcher, J.C. 2004. BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 encodes a BTB/POZ domain protein required for leaf morphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Cell Physiology, 45:1361-1370.
Hanaba Taranu Is a Gata Transcription Factor That Regulates Shoot Apical Meristem and Flower Development in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, Y., Medrano, L., Ohashi, K., Fletcher, J.C., Yu, H., Sakai, H., Meyerowitz, E.M. 2004. HANABA TARANU is a GATA transcription factor that regulates shoot apical meristem and flower development in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell,16:2586-2600.
The Ultrapetala Gene Functions Early in Arabidopsis Development to Restrict Shoot Apical Meristem Activity and Acts Through Wuschel to Regulate Floral Meristem Determinacy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carles, C.C., Lertpiriyapong, K., Reville, K., Fletcher, J.C. 2004. The ULTRAPETALA gene functions early in Arabidopsis development to restrict shoot apical meristem activity and acts through WUSCHEL to regulate floral meristem determinacy. Genetics, 167:1893-1903.
Stem Cell Maintenance in Higher Plants. In: Lanza, R., Blau, H., Gearhart, J.P., Editors. Handbook of Adult and Fetal Stem Cells. Vol 2. - (Book / Chapter)
Fletcher, J.C. 2004. Stem cell maintenance in higher plants. In: Lanza, R., Blau, H., Gearhart, J.P., Editors. Handbook of Adult and Fetal Stem Cells. Vol 2. Book Chapter. pp. 631-641.
Maintenance of Stem Cell Populations in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, V.K., Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2003. Maintenance of stem cell populations in plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100(1):11823-11829.
The Arabidopsis Clv3-Like (Cle) Genes Are Expressed in Diverse Tissues and Encode Secreted Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, V.C., Ramirez, J., Fletcher, J.C. 2003. The Arabidopsis CLV3-like (CLE) genes are expressed in diverse tissues and encode secreted proteins. Plant Molecular Biology 51(3):415-425.
Shoot Apical Meristem Maintenance: the Art of a Dynamic Balance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CARLES, C.C., FLETCHER, J.C. SHOOT APICAL MERISTEM MAINTENANCE: THE ART OF A DYNAMIC BALANCE. TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCE. 2003.
Maintenance of Stem Cell Populations in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHARMA, V., CARLES, C.C., FLETCHER, J.C. MAINTENANCE OF STEM CELL POPULATIONS IN PLANTS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. 2003. V. 100, 1:11823-11829.
The Arabidopsis Clv3-Like (Cle) Genes Are Expressed in Diverse Tissues and Encode Secreted Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHARMA, V.K., RAMIREZ, J., FLETCHER, J.C. THE ARABIDOPSIS CLV3-LIKE (CLE) GENES ARE EXPRESSED IN DIVERSE TISSUES AND ENCODE SECRETED PROTEINS. PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 51(3):415-425. 2003.
Shoot Apical Meristem Maintenance: the Art of a Dynamic Balance - (Review Article)
Carles, C.C., Fletcher, J.C. 2003. Shoot apical meristem maintenance: the art of a dynamic balance. Trends in Plant Science 8:394-401.
Stem Cell Maintenance in Higher Plants - (Book / Chapter)
FLETCHER, J.C. STEM CELL MAINTENANCE IN HIGHER PLANTS. Lanza, R.P., editor. Academic Press, New York, NY. Handbook of Adult and Fetal Stem Cells. 2003. [IN PRESS]
Plant Development Makes Strides in Vermont - (Abstract Only)
FLETCHER, J.C., HAKE, S.C. PLANT DEVELOPMENT MAKES STRIDES IN VERMONT. DEVELOPMENTAL CELL 3:479-485, October 2002.
Clv3 Is Localized to the Extracellular Space, Where It Activates the Arabidopsis Clavata Stem Cell Signaling Pathway - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Feb-02)
Maintenance of Shoot and Floral Meristem Cell Proliferation and Fate - (Review Article) - (28-Jan-02)
Shoot and Floral Meristem Maintenance in Arabidopsis - (Review Article) - (10-Dec-01)
Coordination of Cell Proliferation and Cell Fate Decisions in the Angiosperm Shoot Apical Meristem - (Review Article) - (04-Nov-01)
Coordination of Cell Proliferation and Cell Fate Decisions in the Angiosperm Shoot Apical Meristem - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Sep-01)
The Ultrapetala Gene Controls Shoot and Floral Meristem Size in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Feb-01)
The Vegetative Meristem - (Book / Chapter)
FLETCHER, J.C. Meristematic Tissues in Plant Growth and Development. McManus, M.T., Veit, B.E., editors. Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, UK. The Vegetative Meristem. Chapter 2. 2002. p. 16-57.
Dependence of Stem Cell Fate in Arabidopsis on a Feedback Loop Regulated by Clv3 Activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Apr-00)
Cell Signaling Within the Shoot Meristem - (Review Article) - (10-Jan-00)
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