Sally Assmann

Waller Professor of Biology

Sally Assmann

Research Summary

Molecular biology of plant G-proteins and kinases. Phytohormone regulation of signal transduction and RNA processing. Second messenger regulation of ion channels in plant cells.

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Publication Tags

Arabidopsis Rna Abscisic Acid Heterotrimeric Gtp Binding Proteins Guard Cells Proteins Genes Photosynthesis Genome Fluorescence Droughts Chloroplasts G Proteins Rna Structure Metabolomics Water Anions Drought U12 Small Nuclear Rna Mutants Cells Nucleotides Gtp Binding Proteins Aquaporins Transcriptomics

Most Recent Papers

RNA multimerization as an organizing force for liquid–liquid phase separation

Philip C. Bevilacqua, Allison M. Williams, Hong Li Chou, Sarah M. Assmann, 2022, RNA on p. 16-26

The α subunit of the heterotrimeric G protein regulates mesophyll CO<sub>2</sub> conductance and drought tolerance in rice

Yotam Zait, Ángel Ferrero-Serrano, Sarah M. Assmann, 2021, New Phytologist on p. 2324-2338


Timothy E. Gookin, Sarah M. Assmann, 2021, Journal of Embryology and Experimental Morphology

GTP binding by Arabidopsis extra-large G protein 2 is not essential for its functions

Natsumi Maruta, Yuri Trusov, Daisuke Urano, David Chakravorty, Sarah M. Assmann, Alan M. Jones, Jose R. Botella, 2021, Plant Physiology on p. 1240-1253

External cd<sup>2+</sup> and protons activate the hyperpolarization-gated k<sup>+</sup> channelkat1atthe voltage sensor

Yunqing Zhou, Sarah M. Assmann, Timothy Jegla, 2021, Journal of General Physiology

Advances and perspectives in the metabolomics of stomatal movement and the disease triangle

Qingyuan Xiang, Aneirin A. Lott, Sarah M. Assmann, Sixue Chen, 2021, Plant Science

A Guard Cell Abscisic Acid (ABA) Network Model That Captures the Stomatal Resting State.

Parul Maheshwari, Sarah Assmann, Reka Albert, 2020, Frontiers in Physiology on p. 927

Molecular changes in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum guard cells underlying the C<sub>3</sub> to CAM transition

Wenwen Kong, Mi Jeong Yoo, Dan Zhu, Jerald D. Noble, Theresa M. Kelley, Jing Li, Matias Kirst, Sarah M. Assmann, Sixue Chen, 2020, Plant Molecular Biology on p. 653-667


Liu Min Fan, Wei Zhang, Jin Gui Chen, J. Philip Taylor, Alan M. Jones, Sarah M. Assmann, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 27160-27161

Probing RNA structure in vivo

David Mitchell, Sarah M. Assmann, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2019, Current Opinion in Structural Biology on p. 151-158

Most-Cited Papers

In vivo genome-wide profiling of RNA secondary structure reveals novel regulatory features

Yiliang Ding, Yin Tang, Chun Kit Kwok, Yu Zhang, Philip C. Bevilacqua, Sarah M. Assmann, 2014, Nature on p. 696-700

Border control - A membrane-linked interactome of Arabidopsis

Alexander M. Jones, Yuanhu Xuan, Meng Xu, Rui Sheng Wang, Cheng Hsun Ho, Sylvie Lalonde, Chang Hun You, Maria I. Sardi, Saman A. Parsa, Erika Smith-Valle, Tianying Su, Keith A. Frazer, Guillaume Pilot, Réjane Pratelli, Guido Grossmann, Biswa R. Acharya, Heng Cheng Hu, Cawas Engineer, Florent Villiers, Chuanli Ju, Kouji Takeda, Zhao Su, Qunfeng Dong, Sarah M. Assmann, Jin Chen, June M. Kwak, Julian I. Schroeder, Reka Albert, Seung Y. Rhee, Wolf B. Frommer, 2014, Science on p. 711-716

Open Stomata 1 (OST1) is limiting in abscisic acid responses of Arabidopsis guard cells

Biswa R. Acharya, Byeong Wook Jeon, Wei Zhang, Sarah M. Assmann, 2013, New Phytologist on p. 1049-1063

Genome-Wide Analysis of RNA Secondary Structure

Philip C. Bevilacqua, Laura E. Ritchey, Zhao Su, Sarah M. Assmann, 2016, Annual Review of Genetics on p. 235-266

Flower development under drought stress: Morphological and transcriptomic analyses reveal acute responses and long-term acclimation in Arabidopsis

Zhao Su, Xuan Ma, Huihong Guo, Noor Liyana Sukiran, Bin Guo, Sarah M. Assmann, Hong Ma, 2013, Plant Cell on p. 3785-3807

50 years of Arabidopsis research

Nicholas J. Provart, Jose Alonso, Sarah M. Assmann, Dominique Bergmann, Siobhan M. Brady, Jelena Brkljacic, John Browse, Clint Chapple, Vincent Colot, Sean Cutler, Jeff Dangl, David Ehrhardt, Joanna D. Friesner, Wolf B. Frommer, Erich Grotewold, Elliot Meyerowitz, Jennifer Nemhauser, Magnus Nordborg, Craig Pikaard, John Shanklin, Chris Somerville, Mark Stitt, Keiko U. Torii, Jamie Waese, Doris Wagner, Peter Mccourt, 2016, New Phytologist on p. 921-944

The RNA structurome

Chun Kit Kwok, Yin Tang, Sarah M. Assmann, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2015, Trends in Biochemical Sciences on p. 221-232

Guard cell sensory systems: recent insights on stomatal responses to light, abscisic acid, and CO<sub>2</sub>

Sarah M. Assmann, Timothy Jegla, 2016, Current Opinion in Plant Biology on p. 157-167

Significant reduction of BiFC non-specific assembly facilitates in planta assessment of heterotrimeric G-protein interactors

Timothy E. Gookin, Sarah M. Assmann, 2014, Plant Journal on p. 553-567

Determination of in vivo RNA structure in low-abundance transcripts

Chun Kit Kwok, Yiliang Ding, Yin Tang, Sarah M. Assmann, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2013, Nature Communications