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 Affiliations

Publication Tags

Arabidopsis Iron Genes Homeostasis Copper Arabidopsis Thaliana Zinc Metals Mutants Transporters Chloroplasts Proteins Ferric Citrate Iron Reductase Betaine Yeasts Chelates Reactive Oxygen Species Uptake Mechanisms Carrier Proteins Signal Transduction Embryogenesis Vegetative Growth Arabidopsis Halleri Transcriptomics Binding Proteins

Most Recent Papers

Mitochondrial Iron Transporters (MIT1 and MIT2) Are Essential for Iron Homeostasis and Embryogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Anshika Jain, Zachary S. Dashner, Erin L. Connolly, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science

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

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

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

The EAR-motif of the Cys2/His2-type zinc finger protein Zat7 plays a key role in the defense response of Arabidopsis to salinity stress

Sultan Ciftci-Yilmaz, Mustafa R. Morsy, Luhua Song, Alicia Coutu, Beth A. Krizek, Michael W. Lewis, Daniel Warren, John Cushman, Erin L. Connolly, Ron Mittler, 2007, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 9260-9268

Arabidopsis cpFtsY mutants exhibit pleiotropic defects including an inability to increase iron deficiency-inducible root Fe(III) chelate reductase activity

Timothy P. Durrett, Erin L. Connolly, Elizabeth E. Rogers, 2006, Plant Journal on p. 467-479

Expression profiling of the Arabidopsis ferric chelate reductase (FRO) gene family reveals differential regulation by iron and copper

Indrani Mukherjee, Nathan H. Campbell, Joshua S. Ash, Erin L. Connolly, 2006, Planta on p. 1178-1190

Most-Cited 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

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

Mitochondrial Iron Transporters (MIT1 and MIT2) Are Essential for Iron Homeostasis and Embryogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Anshika Jain, Zachary S. Dashner, Erin L. Connolly, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science