Erin Connolly

Professor and Head of Plant Science

Erin Connolly

Research Summary

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

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Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Iron Arabidopsis Homeostasis Seeds Arabidopsis Thaliana Genes Copper Sorghum Transporters Metals Uptake Mechanisms Chloroplasts Genome Zinc Mutants Minerals Carbohydrates Embryogenesis Genetic Variation Clocks Vegetative Growth Circadian Clocks Sugars Sorghum Bicolor Sorghum (Poaceae)

Most Recent Papers

Alteration of iron responsive gene expression in Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 loss of function plants with or without iron stress

Ninghui Cheng, Han Yu, Xiaolan Rao, Sunghun Park, Erin L. Connolly, Kendal D. Hirschi, Paul A. Nakata, 2020, Plant Signaling and Behavior

Species-specific duplication event associated with elevated levels of nonstructural carbohydrates in Sorghum bicolor

Zachary W. Brenton, Brendon T. Juengst, Elizabeth A. Cooper, Matthew T. Myers, Kathleen E. Jordan, Savanah M. Dale, Jeffrey C. Glaubitz, Xiaoyun Wang, Richard E. Boyles, Erin L. Connolly, Stephen Kresovich, 2020, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 1511-1520

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

Directing iron transport in dicots

Jeeyon Jeong, Aleks Merkovich, Madeline Clyne, Erin L. Connolly, 2017, Current Opinion in Plant Biology on p. 106-113

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

The diverse roles of FRO family metalloreductases in iron and copper homeostasis

Anshika Jain, Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2014, Frontiers in Plant Science

Mitochondrial iron transport and homeostasis in plants

Anshika Jain, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, Frontiers in Plant Science

Running a little late

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

Plant-Soil interactions: Nutrient Uptake

J. Morgan, Erin Connolly, 2013, Nature Education Knowledge

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

Directing iron transport in dicots

Jeeyon Jeong, Aleks Merkovich, Madeline Clyne, Erin L. Connolly, 2017, Current Opinion in Plant Biology on p. 106-113

The diverse roles of FRO family metalloreductases in iron and copper homeostasis

Anshika Jain, Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2014, Frontiers in Plant Science

Mitochondrial iron transport and homeostasis in plants

Anshika Jain, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, 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

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

Running a little late

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

Species-specific duplication event associated with elevated levels of nonstructural carbohydrates in Sorghum bicolor

Zachary W. Brenton, Brendon T. Juengst, Elizabeth A. Cooper, Matthew T. Myers, Kathleen E. Jordan, Savanah M. Dale, Jeffrey C. Glaubitz, Xiaoyun Wang, Richard E. Boyles, Erin L. Connolly, Stephen Kresovich, 2020, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 1511-1520