Co-Director, Center for Biorenewables; Associate Professor of Biology
In vivo imaging of plant cell wall dynamics. Molecular genetic analysis of genes involved in cell growth. Cell wall biosynthesis in dividing cells. Cell wall engineering for sustainable bioenergy production.
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Publication TagsArabidopsis Pectins Cellulose Cell Wall Polygalacturonase Cell Walls Morphogenesis Microtubules Cells Proteins Pectin Arabidopsis Thaliana Genes Enzymes Cellulose Synthase Polysaccharides Seedlings Cell Proliferation Biosynthesis Plant Cells Cell Growth Kinesin Lignin Xyloglucan Guard Cells
Most Recent Papers
Do woody vines use gelatinous fibers to climb?
Joyce G. Chery, Rosemary A.E. Glos, Charles T. Anderson, 2022, New Phytologist on p. 126-131
A pectin methyltransferase modulates polysaccharide dynamics and interactions in Arabidopsis primary cell walls
Alex Kirui, Juan Du, Wancheng Zhao, William Barnes, Xue Kang, Charles T. Anderson, Chaowen Xiao, Tuo Wang, 2021, Carbohydrate Polymers
Nanoscale dynamics of cellulose digestion by the cellobiohydrolase TrCel7A
Zachary K. Haviland, Daguan Nong, Kate L.Vasquez Kuntz, Thomas J. Starr, Dengbo Ma, Ming Tien, Charles T. Anderson, William O. Hancock, 2021, Journal of Biological Chemistry
Integrated multi-wavelength microscope combining TIRFM and IRM modalities for imaging cellulases and other processive enzymes
Daguan Nong, Zachary K. Haviland, Kate Vasquez Kuntz, Ming Tien, Charles T. Anderson, William O. Hancock, 2021, Biomedical Optics Express on p. 3253-3264
Polygalacturonase45 cleaves pectin and links cell proliferation and morphogenesis to leaf curvature in Arabidopsis thaliana
Yang Yang, Charles T. Anderson, Jiashu Cao, 2021, Plant Journal on p. 1493-1508
Stomata-mediated interactions between plants, herbivores, and the environment
Po An Lin, Yintong Chen, Gabriela Ponce, Flor E. Acevedo, Jonathan P. Lynch, Charles T. Anderson, Jared G. Ali, Gary W. Felton, 2021, Trends in Plant Science
Cell wall remodeling and vesicle trafficking mediate the root clock in Arabidopsis
Guy Wachsman, Jingyuan Zhang, Miguel A. Moreno-Risueno, Charles T. Anderson, Philip N. Benfey, 2020, Science on p. 819-823
Post-synthetic reduction of pectin methylesterification causes morphological abnormalities and alterations to stress response in arabidopsis thaliana
Nathan T. Reem, Lauran Chambers, Ning Zhang, Siti Farah Abdullah, Yintong Chen, Guanhua Feng, Song Gao, Junmarie Soto-Burgos, Gennady Pogorelko, Diane C. Bassham, Charles T. Anderson, Justin W. Walley, Olga A. Zabotina, 2020, Plants on p. 1-19
BcsAB synthesized cellulose on nickel surface
Snehasish Basu, Jeffrey M. Catchmark, Nicole R. Brown, Charles T. Anderson, Ireneusz P. Gorniak, 2020, Cellulose on p. 5629-5639
Dynamic Construction, Perception, and Remodeling of Plant Cell Walls
Charles T. Anderson, Joseph J. Kieber, 2020, Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology on p. 39-69
The endocytosis of cellulose synthase in arabidopsis is dependent on μ2, a clathrin-mediated endocytosis adaptin
Logan Bashline, Shundai Li, Charles T. Anderson, Lei Lei, Ying Gu, 2013, Plant Physiology on p. 150-160
POLYGALACTURONASE INVOLVED IN EXPANSION1 functions in cell elongation and flower development in Arabidopsis
Chaowen Xiao, Chris Somerville, Charles T. Anderson, 2014, Plant Cell on p. 1018-1035
Metabolic click-labeling with a fucose analog reveals pectin delivery, architecture, and dynamics in Arabidopsis cell walls
Charles T. Anderson, Ian S. Wallace, Chris R. Somerville, 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 1329-1334
Xyloglucan deficiency disrupts microtubule stability and cellulose biosynthesis in arabidopsis, altering cell growth and morphogenesis<sup>1[OPEN]</sup>
Chaowen Xiao, Tian Zhang, Yunzhen Zheng, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Charles T. Anderson, 2016, Plant Physiology on p. 234-249
Roles of pectin in biomass yield and processing for biofuels
Chaowen Xiao, Charles T. Anderson, 2013, Frontiers in Plant Science
Mechanosensing by the primary cilium
Sara Temiyasathit, W. Joyce Tang, Philipp Leucht, Charles T. Anderson, Stefanie D. Monica, Alesha B. Castillo, Jill A. Helms, Tim Stearns, Christopher R. Jacobs, 2012, PLoS One on p. e33368
The fragile fiber1 kinesin contributes to cortical microtubule-mediated trafficking of cell wall components
Chuanmei Zhu, Anindya Ganguly, Tobias I. Baskin, Daniel D. McClosky, Charles T. Anderson, Cliff Foster, Kristoffer A. Meunier, Ruth Okamoto, Howard Berg, Ram Dixit, 2015, Plant Physiology on p. 780-792
We be jammin'
Charles T. Anderson, 2016, Journal of Experimental Botany on p. 495-502
POLYGALACTURONASE INVOLVED IN EXPANSION3 functions in seedling development, rosette growth, and stomatal dynamics in Arabidopsis thaliana
Yue Rui, Chaowen Xiao, Hojae Yi, Baris Kandemir, James Z. Wang, Virendra M. Puri, Charles T. Anderson, 2017, Plant Cell on p. 2413-2432
Functional analysis of cellulose and xyloglucan in the walls of stomatal guard cells of Arabidopsis
Yue Rui, Charles T. Anderson, 2016, Plant Physiology on p. 1398-1419
News Articles Featuring Charles Anderson
Feb 17, 2021
Silencing the alarm
An enzyme in the saliva of certain insects prevents their food plants from warning neighboring plants of an attack.
Jun 08, 2020
Research team to study food resilience in the face of catastrophic global events
An interdisciplinary team of Penn State professors has received $3 million from Open Philanthropy to study food resilience in the face of potentially catastrophic global events.
Jul 03, 2019
Cell Dynamics takes center stage at 2019 Plant Biology Symposium
The 22nd Penn State Plant Biology Symposium was "a great success," according to organizers, who joined it with the Plant Cell Dynamics VIII meeting in an effort to encourage wider collaborations.
Apr 11, 2019
New SCATTIRSTORM microscope could improve bioenergy production
The construction of a new multimodal optical microscope, SCATTIRSTORM, that could enable more efficient bioenergy production, is the focus of a three-year, $1.5 million, U.S. Department of Energy grant awarded to three Penn State researchers.