Erin Connolly

Professor and Head of Plant Science

Erin Connolly

Research Summary

Molecular mechanisms of micronutrient transport. Iron uptake and compartmentalization. Metal ion homeostasis

Huck Institutes Affiliations

Most Recent Papers

Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 contributes to vegetative growth, mineral accumulation, and redox balance during iron deficiency

Han Yu, Jian Yang, Yafei Shi, Jimmonique Donelson, Sean M. Thompson, Stuart Sprague, Tony Roshan, Da Li Wang, Jianzhong Liu, Sunghun Park, Paul A. Nakata, Erin L. Connolly, Kendal D. Hirschi, Michael A. Grusak, Ninghui Cheng, 2017, Frontiers in Plant Science

Integration of experiments across diverse environments identifies the genetic determinants of variation in sorghum bicolor seed element composition

Nadia Shakoor, Greg Ziegler, Brian P. Dilkes, Zachary Brenton, Richard Boyles, Erin L. Connolly, Stephen Kresovich, Ivan Baxter, 2016, Plant physiology on p. 1989-1998

Running a little late

Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, EMBO Journal on p. 490-492

Transcriptome sequencing identifies SPL7-regulated copper acquisition genes FRO4/FRO5 and the copper dependence of iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis

María Bernal, David Casero, Vasantika Singh, Grandon T. Wilson, Arne Grande, Huijun Yang, Sheel C. Dodani, Matteo Pellegrini, Peter Huijser, Erin L. Connolly, Sabeeha S. Merchant, Ute Krämer, 2012, Plant Cell on p. 738-761

Differential expression and regulation of iron-regulated metal transporters in Arabidopsis halleri and Arabidopsis thaliana - the role in zinc tolerance

Varanavasiappan Shanmugam, Jing Chi Lo, Chia Lin Wu, Shan Li Wang, Chong Cheong Lai, Erin L. Connolly, Jing Ling Huang, Kuo Chen Yeh, 2011, New Phytologist on p. 125-137

Glycine betaine enhances extracellular processes blocking ROS signaling during stress

John Einset, Erin L. Connolly, 2009, Plant Signaling and Behavior on p. 197-199

The FRO2 ferric reductase is required for glycine betaine's effect on chilling tolerance in Arabidopsis roots

John Einset, Per Winge, Atle M. Bones, Erin L. Connolly, 2008, Physiologia Plantarum on p. 334-341

Chloroplast Fe(III) chelate reductase activity is essential for seedling viability under iron limiting conditions

Jeeyon Jeong, Christopher Cohu, Loubna Kerkeb, Marinus Pilon, Erin L. Connolly, Mary Lou Guerinot, 2008, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 10619-10624

Iron-induced turnover of the Arabidopsis Iron-Regulated Transporter1 metal transporter requires lysine residues

Loubna Kerkeb, Indrani Mukherjee, Iera Chatterjee, Brett Lahner, David E. Salt, Erin L. Connolly, 2008, Plant physiology on p. 1964-1973

Membrane-trafficking RabA4c involved in the effect of glycine betaine on recovery from chilling stress in Arabidopsis

John Einset, Erik Nielsen, Erin L. Connolly, Atle Bones, Torfinn Sparstad, Per Winge, Jian Kang Zhu, 2007, Physiologia Plantarum on p. 511-518

High-Impact Papers

Transcriptome sequencing identifies SPL7-regulated copper acquisition genes FRO4/FRO5 and the copper dependence of iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis

María Bernal, David Casero, Vasantika Singh, Grandon T. Wilson, Arne Grande, Huijun Yang, Sheel C. Dodani, Matteo Pellegrini, Peter Huijser, Erin L. Connolly, Sabeeha S. Merchant, Ute Krämer, 2012, Plant Cell on p. 738-761

Differential expression and regulation of iron-regulated metal transporters in Arabidopsis halleri and Arabidopsis thaliana - the role in zinc tolerance

Varanavasiappan Shanmugam, Jing Chi Lo, Chia Lin Wu, Shan Li Wang, Chong Cheong Lai, Erin L. Connolly, Jing Ling Huang, Kuo Chen Yeh, 2011, New Phytologist on p. 125-137

Glycine betaine enhances extracellular processes blocking ROS signaling during stress

John Einset, Erin L. Connolly, 2009, Plant Signaling and Behavior on p. 197-199

Integration of experiments across diverse environments identifies the genetic determinants of variation in sorghum bicolor seed element composition

Nadia Shakoor, Greg Ziegler, Brian P. Dilkes, Zachary Brenton, Richard Boyles, Erin L. Connolly, Stephen Kresovich, Ivan Baxter, 2016, Plant physiology on p. 1989-1998

Running a little late

Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, EMBO Journal on p. 490-492

Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 contributes to vegetative growth, mineral accumulation, and redox balance during iron deficiency

Han Yu, Jian Yang, Yafei Shi, Jimmonique Donelson, Sean M. Thompson, Stuart Sprague, Tony Roshan, Da Li Wang, Jianzhong Liu, Sunghun Park, Paul A. Nakata, Erin L. Connolly, Kendal D. Hirschi, Michael A. Grusak, Ninghui Cheng, 2017, Frontiers in Plant Science