Kirankumar S. Mysore
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Ph.D in Genetics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Current position

Professor, Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State Univ.

Publications (since 2015)

  1. Serba, D. D., Uppalapati, S. R., Krom, N., Mukherjee, S., Tang, Y., Mysore, K. S. and Saha, M. C. (2016). Transcriptome analysis in switchgrass discloses ecotype difference in photosynthetic efficiency. BMC Genomics 17(1): 1040.
  2. Karlen, S. D., Zhang, C., Peck, M. L., Smith, R. A., Padmakshan, D., Helmich, K. E., Free, H. C., Lee, S., Smith, B. G., Lu, F., Sedbrook, J. C., Sibout, R., Grabber, J. H., Runge, T. M., Mysore, K. S., Harris, P. J., Bartley, L. E. and Ralph, J. (2016). Monolignol ferulate conjugates are naturally incorporated into plant lignins. Sci Adv 2(10): e1600393.
  3. Fonouni-Farde, C., Tan, S., Baudin, M., Brault, M., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S., Niebel, A., Frugier, F. and Diet, A. (2016). DELLA-mediated gibberellin signalling regulates Nod factor signalling and rhizobial infection. Nat Commun 7: 12636.
  4. Vemanna, R. S., Vennapusa, A. R., Easwaran, M., Chandrashekar, B. K., Rao, H., Ghanti, K., Sudhakar, C., Mysore, K. S. and Udayakumar, M. (2016). Aldo-keto reductase enzymes detoxify glyphosate and improve herbicide resistance in plants. Plant Biotechnol J.
  5. Zhang, Z., Hu, X., Zhang, Y., Miao, Z., Xie, C., Meng, X., Deng, J., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S., Fruiger, F., Wang, T. and Dong, J. (2016). Opposing control by transcription factors MYB61 and MYB3 increases freezing tolerance by relieving C-repeat binding factor suppression. Plant Physiology 172(2): 1306-1323.
  6. Boivin, S., Kazmierczak, T., Brault, M., Wen, J., Gamas, P., Mysore, K. S. and Frugier, F. (2016). Different cytokinin histidine kinase receptors regulate nodule initiation as well as later nodule developmental stages in Medicago truncatula. Plant Cell Environ 39(10): 2198-2209.
  7. Wang, C., Yu, H., Luo, L., Duan, L., Cai, L., He, X., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S., Li, G., Xiao, A., Duanmu, D., Cao, Y., Hong, Z. and Zhang, Z. (2016). NODULES WITH ACTIVATED DEFENSE 1 is required for maintenance of rhizobial endosymbiosis in Medicago truncatula. New Phytol 212(1): 176-191.
  8. Cerri, M. R., Frances, L., Kelner, A., Fournier, J., Middleton, P. H., Auriac, M. C., Mysore, K. S., Wen, J., Erard, M., Barker, D. G., Oldroyd, G. E. and de Carvalho-Niebel, F. (2016). The Symbiosis-Related ERN Transcription Factors Act in Concert to Coordinate Rhizobial Host Root Infection. Plant Physiol 171(2): 1037-1054.
  9. Ishiga, Y., Ishiga, T., Ikeda, Y., Matsuura, T. and Mysore, K. S. (2016). NADPH-dependent thioredoxin reductase C plays a role in nonhost disease resistance against Pseudomonas syringae pathogens by regulating chloroplast-generated reactive oxygen species. PeerJ 4: e1938.
  10. Huisman, R., Hontelez, J., Mysore, K. S., Wen, J., Bisseling, T. and Limpens, E. (2016). A symbiosis-dedicated SYNTAXIN OF PLANTS 13II isoform controls the formation of a stable host-microbe interface in symbiosis. New Phytol 211(4): 1338-1351.
  11. Jaudal, M., Zhang, L., Che, C., Hurley, D. G., Thomson, G., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S. and Putterill, J. (2016). MtVRN2 is a Polycomb VRN2-like gene which represses the transition to flowering in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Plant J 86(2): 145-160.
  12. Veerappan, V., Jani, M., Kadel, K., Troiani, T., Gale, R., Mayes, T., Shulaev, E., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S., Azad, R. K. and Dickstein, R. (2016). Rapid identification of causative insertions underlying Medicago truncatula Tnt1 mutants defective in symbiotic nitrogen fixation from a forward genetic screen by whole genome sequencing. BMC Genomics 17: 141.
  13. Roque, E. M., Fares, M. A., Yenush, L., Rochina, M. C., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S., Gómez-Mena, C., Beltrán, J. P. and Cañas, L. A. (2016). Evolution by gene duplication of Medicago truncatula PISTILLATA-like transcription factors. Journal of Experimental Botany 67(6): 1805-1817.
  14. Li, P., Chen, B., Zhang, G., Chen, L., Dong, Q., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S. and Zhao, J. (2016). Regulation of anthocyanin and proanthocyanidin biosynthesis by Medicago truncatula bHLH transcription factor MtTT8. New Phytol 210(3): 905-921.
  15. Nagaraj, S., Senthil-Kumar, M., Ramu, V. S., Wang, K. and Mysore, K. S. (2015). Plant Ribosomal Proteins, RPL12 and RPL19, Play a Role in Nonhost Disease Resistance against Bacterial Pathogens. Front Plant Sci 6: 1192.
  16. Ishiga, Y., Uppalapati, S. R., Gill, U. S., Huhman, D., Tang, Y. and Mysore, K. S. (2015). Transcriptomic and metabolomic analyses identify a role for chlorophyll catabolism and phytoalexin during Medicago nonhost resistance against Asian soybean rust. Sci Rep 5: 13061.
  17. Qamar, A., Mysore, K. S. and Senthil-Kumar, M. (2015). Role of proline and pyrroline-5-carboxylate metabolism in plant defense against invading pathogens. Front Plant Sci 6: 503.
  18. Gill, U. S., Uppalapati, S. R., Nakashima, J. and Mysore, K. S. (2015). Characterization of Brachypodium distachyon as a nonhost model against switchgrass rust pathogen Puccinia emaculata. BMC Plant Biology 15: 113.
  19. Lei, M. J., Wang, Q., Li, X., Chen, A., Luo, L., Xie, Y., Li, G., Luo, D., Mysore, K. S., Wen, J., Xie, Z. P., Staehelin, C. and Wang, Y. Z. (2015). The small GTPase ROP10 of Medicago truncatula is required for both tip growth of root hairs and nod factor-induced root hair deformation. Plant Cell 27(3): 806-822.
  20. Park, S. Y., Vaghchhipawala, Z., Vasudevan, B., Lee, L. Y., Shen, Y., Singer, K., Waterworth, W. M., Zhang, Z. J., West, C. E., Mysore, K. S. and Gelvin, S. B. (2015). Agrobacterium T-DNA integration into the plant genome can occur without the activity of key non-homologous end-joining proteins. Plant J 81(6): 934-946.
  21. Gill, U. S., Lee, S. and Mysore, K. S. (2015). Host versus nonhost resistance: distinct wars with similar arsenals. Phytopathology 105(5): 580-587.
  22. Serba, D. D., Uppalapati, S. R., Mukherjee, S., Krom, N., Tang, Y., Mysore, K. S. and Saha, M. C. (2015). Transcriptome profiling of rust resistance in switchgrass using RNA-Seq analysis. Plant Genome 8(12): 1-12.
  23. Song, G. C., Lee, S., Hong, J., Choi, H. K., Hong, G. H., Bae, D. W., Mysore, K. S., Park, Y. S. and Ryu, C. M. (2015). Aboveground insect infestation attenuates belowground Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation. New Phytol 207(1): 148-158.
  24. Noguero, M., Le Signor, C., Vernoud, V., Bandyopadhyay, K., Sanchez, M., Fu, C., Torres-Jerez, I., Wen, J., Mysore, K. S., Gallardo, K., Udvardi, M., Thompson, R. and Verdier, J. (2015). DASH transcription factor impacts Medicago truncatula seed size by its action on embryo morphogenesis and auxin homeostasis. Plant J 81(3): 453-466.
  25. Pandey, P., Senthil-Kumar, M. and Mysore, K. S. (2015). Advances in plant gene silencing methods. Methods Mol Biol 1287: 3-23.
  26. Tadege, M., Chen, F., Murray, J., Wen, J., Ratet, P., Udvardi, M. K., Dixon, R. A., and Mysore, K. S. (2015). Control of vegetative to reproductive phase transition improves biomass yield and reduces lignin content in Medicago truncatula. Bioenergy Research 8: 857-867.
  27. Lauressergues, D., Andre, O., Peng, J., Wen, J., Chen, R., Ratet, P., Tadege, M., Mysore, K. S. and Rochange, S. F. (2015). Strigolactones contribute to shoot elongation and to the formation of leaf margin serrations in Medicago truncatula R108. J Exp Bot 66(5): 1237-1244.
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