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 Pectins Cells Cell Wall Cell Walls Morphogenesis Cellulose Microtubules Polygalacturonase Plant Cells Cellulose Synthase Pectin Mechanics Proteins Microscopy Genes Polysaccharides Seedlings Cell Growth Biosynthesis Growth Plant Development Kinesin Clathrin Guard Cells

Most Recent Papers

Polygalacturonase activity promotes aberrant cell separation in the quasimodo2 mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana

William J. Barnes, Ellen Zelinsky, Charles T. Anderson, 2022, Cell Surface

Dynamics of pectic homogalacturonan in cellular morphogenesis and adhesion, wall integrity sensing and plant development

Juan Du, Charles T. Anderson, Chaowen Xiao, 2022, Nature Plants on p. 332-340

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, 2022, Trends in Plant Science on p. 287-300

Arabidopsis pavement cell morphogenesis requires FERONIA binding to pectin for activation of ROP GTPase signaling

Wenwei Lin, Wenxin Tang, Xue Pan, Aobo Huang, Xiuqin Gao, Charles T. Anderson, Zhenbiao Yang, 2022, Current Biology on p. 497-507.e4

Super-resolution imaging illuminates new dynamic behaviors of cellulose synthase

Sydney G. Duncombe, Samir G. Chethan, Charles T. Anderson, 2022, Plant Cell on p. 273-286

Fifteen compelling open questions in plant cell biology

Adrienne H.K. Roeder, Marisa S. Otegui, Ram Dixit, Charles T. Anderson, Christine Faulkner, Yan Zhang, Maria J. Harrison, Charlotte Kirchhelle, Gohta Goshima, Jeremy E. Coate, Jeff J. Doyle, Olivier Hamant, Keiko Sugimoto, Liam Dolan, Heather Meyer, David W. Ehrhardt, Arezki Boudaoud, Carlos Messina, 2022, Plant Cell on p. 72-102

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 glossary of plant cell structures

Byung Ho Kang, Charles T. Anderson, Shin Ichi Arimura, Emmanuelle Bayer, Magdalena Bezanilla, Miguel A. Botella, Federica Brandizzi, Tessa M. Burch-Smith, Kent D. Chapman, Kai Dünser, Yangnan Gu, Yvon Jaillais, Helmut Kirchhoff, Marisa S. Otegui, Abel Rosado, Yu Tang, Jürgen Kleine-Vehn, Pengwei Wang, Bethany Karlin Zolman, 2022, Plant Cell on p. 10-52

A pectin methyltransferase modulates polysaccharide dynamics and interactions in Arabidopsis primary cell walls: Evidence from solid-state NMR

Alex Kirui, Juan Du, Wancheng Zhao, William Barnes, Xue Kang, Charles T. Anderson, Chaowen Xiao, Tuo Wang, 2021, Carbohydrate Polymers

PECTATE LYASE LIKE12 patterns the guard cell wall to coordinate turgor pressure and wall mechanics for proper stomatal function in Arabidopsis

Yintong Chen, Wenlong Li, Joseph A. Turner, Charles T. Anderson, 2021, Plant Cell on p. 3134-3150

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

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

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