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 Cellulose Cell Wall Biosynthesis Polygalacturonase Cell Walls Microtubules Enzymes Seedlings Morphogenesis Proteins Arabidopsis Thaliana Cells Cellulose Synthase Genes Polysaccharides Pectin Cell Proliferation Growth Cell Growth Mutation Plant Cells Kinesin Methyltransferases

Most Recent Papers

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

Silencing the alarm: an insect salivary enzyme closes plant stomata and inhibits volatile release

Po An Lin, Yintong Chen, Duverney Chaverra-Rodriguez, Chan Chin Heu, Nursyafiqi Bin Zainuddin, Jagdeep Singh Sidhu, Michelle Peiffer, Ching Wen Tan, Anjel Helms, Donghun Kim, Jared Ali, Jason L. Rasgon, Jonathan Lynch, Charles T. Anderson, Gary W. Felton, 2021, New Phytologist

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

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

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


Xiaolan Rao, Laura E. Bartley, Georgia Drakakaki, Charles T. Anderson, 2020, Frontiers in Plant Science

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

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

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

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

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