Surinder Chopra

Professor of Maize Genetics

Surinder Chopra

Research Summary

Regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis during plant development and plant-pathogen interaction. Epigenetic regulation and allele specific patterns.

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Publication Tags

Zea Mays Genes Alleles Flavonoids Corn Dna Methylation Transcription Factors Methylation Epigenomics Pericarp Sorghum Phenotype Proteomics Transcription Factor 3 Biosynthesis Leaves Pigmentation Lignin Gene Expression Maize Tissue Epigenetics Introns Coenzyme A Methyltransferases

Most Recent Papers

Sorghum 3-Deoxyanthocyanidin Flavonoids Confer Resistance against Corn Leaf Aphid

Rupesh R. Kariyat, Iffa Gaffoor, Sampurna Sattar, Cullen W. Dixon, Nadia Frock, Juliet Moen, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, Gary Allen Thompson, Surinder Chopra, 2019, Journal of Chemical Ecology

The Dominant and Poorly Penetrant Phenotypes of Maize Unstable factor for orange1 Are Caused by DNA Methylation Changes at a Linked Transposon

Kameron Wittmeyer, Jin Cui, Debamalya Chatterjee, Tzuu Fen Lee, Qixian Tan, Weiya Xue, Yinping Jiao, Po Hao Wang, Iffa Gaffoor, Doreen Ware, Blake C. Meyers, Surinder Chopra, 2018, The Plant cell on p. 3006-3023

Genotypic and Pathogenic Diversity of Colletotrichum sublineola Isolates from Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) and Johnsongrass (S. halepense) in the Southeastern United States

K. V. Xavier, E. S.G. Mizubuti, M. V. Queiroz, Surinder Chopra, L. Vaillancourt, 2018, Plant disease on p. 2341-2351

Overlapping RdDM and non-RdDM mechanisms work together to maintain somatic repression of a paramutagenic epiallele of maize pericarp color1

Po Hao Wang, Kameron T. Wittmeyer, Tzuu fen Lee, Blake C. Meyers, Surinder Chopra, 2017, PloS one

Aggressiveness of Colletotrichum sublineola strains from Sorghum bicolor and S. Halepense to sweet sorghum variety sugar drip, and their impact on yield

K. V. Xavier, T. Pfeiffer, D. F. Parreira, Surinder Chopra, L. Vaillancourt, 2017, Plant disease on p. 1578-1587

Soil management affects expression of genes involved in carbon and nitrogen metabolism in maize

Erika Roach, Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Surinder Chopra, 2016, Crop Science on p. 1841-1856

A sorghum MYB transcription factor induces 3-deoxyanthocyanidins and enhances resistance against leaf blights in maize

Farag Ibraheem, Iffa Gaffoor, Qixian Tan, Chi Ren Shyu, Surinder Chopra, 2015, Molecules on p. 2388-2404

Comparative proteomics analysis by DIGE and iTRAQ provides insight into the regulation of phenylpropanoids in maize

Michael L. Robbins, Ansuman Roy, Po Hao Wang, Iffa Gaffoor, Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Marcia De Oliveira Buanafina, Jai S. Rohila, Surinder Chopra, 2013, Journal of Proteomics on p. 254-275

Expression of flavonoid 3'-hydroxylase is controlled by P1, the regulator of 3-deoxyflavonoid biosynthesis in maize

Mandeep Sharma, Chenglin Chai, Kengo Morohashi, Erich Grotewold, Maurice E. Snook, Surinder Chopra, 2012, BMC Plant Biology

Maize Unstable factor for orange1 Is Required for Maintaining Silencing Associated with Paramutation at the pericarp color1 and booster1 Loci

Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Po Hao Wang, Lyudmila Sidorenko, Vicki L. Chandler, Surinder Chopra, 2012, PLoS Genetics

High-Impact Papers

Flavonoid phytoalexin-dependent resistance to anthracnose leaf blight requires a functional yellow seed1 in Sorghum bicolor

Farag Ibraheem, Iffa Gaffoor, Surinder Chopra, 2010, Genetics on p. 915-926

Identification of the Pr1 Gene Product Completes the Anthocyanin Biosynthesis Pathway of Maize

Mandeep Sharma, Moises Cortes-Cruz, Kevin R. Ahern, Michael McMullen, Thomas P. Brutnell, Surinder Chopra, 2011, Genetics on p. 69-79

Progressive loss of DNA methylation releases epigenetic gene silencing from a tandemly repeated maize Myb gene

Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Surinder Chopra, 2009, Genetics on p. 81-91

Expression of flavonoid 3'-hydroxylase is controlled by P1, the regulator of 3-deoxyflavonoid biosynthesis in maize

Mandeep Sharma, Chenglin Chai, Kengo Morohashi, Erich Grotewold, Maurice E. Snook, Surinder Chopra, 2012, BMC Plant Biology

Tissue culture-induced novel epialleles of a Myb transcription factor encoded by pericarp color1 in maize

Yong Rhee, Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Surinder Chopra, Shawn Kaeppler, 2010, Genetics on p. 843-855

Comparative proteomics analysis by DIGE and iTRAQ provides insight into the regulation of phenylpropanoids in maize

Michael L. Robbins, Ansuman Roy, Po Hao Wang, Iffa Gaffoor, Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Marcia De Oliveira Buanafina, Jai S. Rohila, Surinder Chopra, 2013, Journal of Proteomics on p. 254-275

A sorghum MYB transcription factor induces 3-deoxyanthocyanidins and enhances resistance against leaf blights in maize

Farag Ibraheem, Iffa Gaffoor, Qixian Tan, Chi Ren Shyu, Surinder Chopra, 2015, Molecules on p. 2388-2404

Maize Unstable factor for orange1 Is Required for Maintaining Silencing Associated with Paramutation at the pericarp color1 and booster1 Loci

Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Po Hao Wang, Lyudmila Sidorenko, Vicki L. Chandler, Surinder Chopra, 2012, PLoS Genetics

Gene structure induced epigenetic modifications of pericarp color1 alleles of maize result in tissue-specific mosaicism

Michael L. Robbins, Pohao Wang, Rajandeep S. Sekhon, Surinder Chopra, 2009, PLoS One

Soil management affects expression of genes involved in carbon and nitrogen metabolism in maize

Erika Roach, Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Surinder Chopra, 2016, Crop Science on p. 1841-1856