Charles Anderson

Co-Director, Center for Biorenewables; Associate Professor of Biology

Charles Anderson

Research Summary

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 Tags

Arabidopsis Cellulose Pectins Cell Wall Microtubules Cell Walls Seedlings Biosynthesis Pectin Genes Cell Growth Polygalacturonase Proteins Cellulose Synthase Plant Cells Cells Arabidopsis Thaliana Growth Gels Guard Cells Mutation Kinesin Methyltransferases Degradation Xyloglucan

Most Recent Papers

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

Mutations in the Pectin Methyltransferase QUASIMODO2 influence cellulose biosynthesis and wall integrity in arabidopsis

Juan Du, Alex Kirui, Shixin Huang, Lianglei Wang, William J. Barnes, Sarah N. Kiemle, Yunzhen Zheng, Yue Rui, Mei Ruan, Shiqian Qi, Seong H. Kim, Tuo Wang, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Charles T. Anderson, Chaowen Xiao, 2020, Plant Cell on p. 3576-3597

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

Plant Cell Growth: Do Pectins Drive Lobe Formation in Arabidopsis Pavement Cells?

Daniel J. Cosgrove, Charles T. Anderson, 2020, Current Biology on p. R660-R662

BdGT43B2 functions in xylan biosynthesis and is essential for seedling survival in Brachypodium distachyon

Deborah L. Petrik, Theodora Tryfona, Paul Dupree, Charles T. Anderson, 2020, Plant Direct

Imaging the delivery and behavior of cellulose synthases in Arabidopsis thaliana using confocal microscopy

Sydney Duncombe, William Barnes, Charles Anderson, 2020, Methods in Cell Biology on p. 201--213

Regulation of and by the Plant Cell Wall

Xiaolan Rao, Laura Bartley, Georgia Drakakaki, Charles Anderson, 2020, Frontiers in plant science on p. 513

Dynamic construction, perception, and remodeling of plant cell walls

Charles Anderson, Joseph Kieber, 2020, Annual review of plant biology

Cell wall remodeling and vesicle trafficking mediate the root clock in Arabidopsis

Guy Wachsman, Jingyuan Zhang, Miguel Moreno-Risueno, Charles Anderson, Philip Benfey, 2020, Science on p. 819--823

Synergistic pectin degradation and guard cell pressurization underlie stomatal pore formation

Yue Rui, Yintong Chen, Hojae Yi, Taylor Purzycki, Virendra M. Puri, Charles T. Anderson, 2019, Plant Physiology on p. 66-77

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Molecular counting by photobleaching in protein complexes with many subunits: Best practices and application to the cellulose synthesis complex

Yalei Chen, Nathan C. Deffenbaugh, Charles T. Anderson, William O. Hancock, 2014, Molecular Biology of the Cell on p. 3630-3642

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

Phylogenetic analysis of pectin-related gene families in Physcomitrella patens and nine other plant species yields evolutionary insights into cell walls

Thomas W. McCarthy, Joshua P. Der, Loren A. Honaas, Claude Walker Depamphilis, Charles T. Anderson, 2014, BMC Plant Biology