Faculty of Biological Sciences

Prof Paul Knox

BSc, Newcastle; PhD 1982, Wales.
Professor of Plant Cell Biology
School of Biology

Background: Postdoctoral work in Bath, Cambridge and John Innes Centre, Norwich. Appointed Lecturer 1990, Senior Lecturer 1997, Reader 2000.

Contact:  Manton 9.06 | +44(0) 113 34 33169 | email address for Prof Paul Knox 

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Modules managed

BIOL5272M - Advanced Biomolecular Technologies
BLGY1124 - The Diversity of Life

Modules taught

BIOL1112 - The Molecules of Life
BIOL5251M - Plant Biotechnology
BIOL5252M - Topics in Plant Science
BIOL5272M - Advanced Biomolecular Technologies
BIOL5292M - Bioscience MSc Research Proj
BIOL5294M - MSc Bioscience Res Project Pro
BLGY1115 - Introduction to Cell Biology
BLGY1124 - The Diversity of Life
BLGY1125 - Biology Practicals and Data Analysis
BLGY1303 - Tutorials: Biology & Genetics
BLGY2100 - Enhanced Study Skills for Biologists
BLGY2163 - How Plants Work
BLGY3021 - Research Project
BLGY3340 - Biology Research Projects

Lee KJD; Knox JP Resin embedding, sectioning, and immunocytochemical analyses of plant cell walls in hard tissues Methods in Molecular Biology 1080 41-52, 2014
DOI:10.1007/978-1-62703-643-6-3
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Kljun A; El-Dessouky HM; Benians TAS; Goubet F; Meulewaeter F; Knox JP; Blackburn RS Analysis of the physical properties of developing cottonfibres European Polymer Journal 51 57-68, 2014
DOI:10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2013.11.016
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Zhang X; Rogowski A; Zhao L; Hahn MG; Avci U; Knox JP; Gilbert HJ Understanding how the complex molecular architecture of mannan-degrading hydrolases contributes to plant cell wall degradation. Journal of Biological Chemistry 289 2002-2012, 2014
DOI:10.1074/jbc.M113.527770
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Cornuault V; Manfield IW; Ralet MC; Knox JP Epitope Detection Chromatography (EDC): a method to dissect the structural heterogeneity and interconnections of plant cell wall matrix glycans. Plant J -, 2014
DOI:10.1111/tpj.12504
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Luís AS; Venditto I; Prates JAM; Ferreira LMA; Temple MJ; Rogowski A; Baslé A; Xue J; Knox JP; Najmudin S; Fontes CMGA; Gilbert HJ Understanding how noncatalytic carbohydrate binding modules can display specificity for xyloglucan Journal of Biological Chemistry 288 4799-4809, 2013
DOI:10.1074/jbc.M112.432781
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Verhertbruggen Y; Marcus SE; Chen J; Knox JP Cell Wall Pectic Arabinans Influence the Mechanical Properties of Arabidopsis thaliana Inflorescence Stems and Their Response to Mechanical Stress PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY 54 1278-1288, 2013
DOI:10.1093/pcp/pct074

Lee KJD; Cornuault V; Manfield IW; Ralet M-C; Knox JP Multi-scale spatial heterogeneity of pectic rhamnogalacturonan I (RG-I) structural features in tobacco seed endosperm cell walls The Plant Journal 75 1018-1027, 2013
DOI:10.1111/tpj.12263
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Pilarska M; Knox JP; Konieczny R Arabinogalactan-protein and pectin epitopes in relation to an extracellular matrix surface network and somatic embryogenesis and callogenesis in Trifolium nigrescens Viv Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 115 35-44, 2013
DOI:10.1007/s11240-013-0337-8
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Gilbert HJ; Knox JP; Boraston AB Advances in understanding the molecular basis of plant cell wall polysaccharide recognition by carbohydrate-binding modules Current Opinion in Structural Biology 23 669-677, 2013
DOI:10.1016/j.sbi.2013.05.005
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Xue J; Bosch M; Knox JP Heterogeneity and glycan masking of cell wall microstructures in the stems of Miscanthus x giganteus, and its parents M. sinensis and M. sacchariflorus. PLoS One 8 e82114-, 2013
DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0082114
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Zhang SJ; Song XQ; Yu BS; Zhang BC; Sun CQ; Knox JP; Zhou YH Identification of quantitative trait loci affecting hemicellulose characteristics based on cell wall composition in a wild and cultivated rice species. Mol Plant 5 162-175, 2012
DOI:10.1093/mp/ssr076
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Pellny TK; Lovegrove A; Freeman J; Tosi P; Love CG; Knox JP; Shewry PR; Mitchell RA Cell walls of developing wheat starchy endosperm: comparison of composition and RNA-Seq transcriptome. Plant Physiol 158 612-627, 2012
DOI:10.1104/pp.111.189191
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Donaldson LA; Knox JP Localization of cell wall polysaccharides in normal and compression wood of radiata pine: relationships with lignification and microfibril orientation. Plant Physiol 158 642-653, 2012
DOI:10.1104/pp.111.184036
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Harholt J; Jensen JK; Verhertbruggen Y; Søgaard C; Bernard S; Nafisi M; Poulsen CP; Geshi N; Sakuragi Y; Driouich A; Knox JP; Scheller HV ARAD proteins associated with pectic Arabinan biosynthesis form complexes when transiently overexpressed in planta. Planta 236 115-128, 2012
DOI:10.1007/s00425-012-1592-3
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Siroky J; Benians TAS; Russell SJ; Bechtold T; Knox JP; Blackburn RS Analysis of crystallinity changes in cellulose II polymers using carbohydrate-binding modules Carbohydrate Polymers 89 213-221, 2012
DOI:10.1016/j.carbpol.2012.02.073
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Knox JP In situ detection of cellulose with carbohydrate-binding modules Methods in Enzymology 510 233-245, 2012
DOI:10.1016/B978-0-12-415931-0.00012-4
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Jackson O; Taylor O; Adams DG; Knox JP Arabinogalactan proteins occur in the free-living cyanobacterium genus Nostoc and in plant-Nostoc symbioses. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 25 1338-1349, 2012
DOI:10.1094/MPMI-04-12-0095-R
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Zhang S-J; Song X-Q; Yu B-S; Zhang B-C; Zhou Y-H; Sun C-Q; Knox JP Identification of quantitative trait loci affecting hemicellulose characteristics based on cell wall composition in a wild and cultivated rice species Molecular Plant 5 162-175, 2012
DOI:10.1093/mp/ssr076
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Davies LJ; Lilley CJ; Paul Knox J; Urwin PE Syncytia formed by adult female Heterodera schachtii in Arabidopsis thaliana roots have a distinct cell wall molecular architecture. New Phytol 196 238-246, 2012
DOI:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04238.x
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Lee KJ; Dekkers BJ; Steinbrecher T; Walsh CT; Bacic A; Bentsink L; Leubner-Metzger G; Knox JP Distinct cell wall architectures in seed endosperms in representatives of the Brassicaceae and Solanaceae. Plant Physiol 160 1551-1566, 2012
DOI:10.1104/pp.112.203661
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Pedersen HL; Fangel JU; Rydahl MG; Willats WGT; McCleary B; Ruzanski C; Field R; Ralet M-C; Farkas V; Von Schantz L; Ohlin M; Marcus SE; Knox JP; Andersen MCF; Clausen MH Versatile high resolution oligosaccharide microarrays for plant glycobiology and cell wall research Journal of Biological Chemistry 287 39429-39438, 2012
DOI:10.1074/jbc.M112.396598
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Fangel JU; Ulvskov P; Knox JP; Mikkelsen MD; Harholt J; Popper ZA; Willats WGT Cell wall evolution and diversity FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 3 -, 2012
DOI:10.3389/fpls.2012.00152

Lee KJ; Marcus SE; Knox JP Cell wall biology: perspectives from cell wall imaging. Mol Plant 4 212-219, 2011
DOI:10.1093/mp/ssq075
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Manabe Y; Nafisi M; Verhertbruggen Y; Orfila C; Gille S; Rautengarten C; Cherk C; Marcus SE; Somerville S; Pauly M; Knox JP; Sakuragi Y; Scheller HV Loss-of-Function Mutation of REDUCED WALL ACETYLATION2 in Arabidopsis Leads to Reduced Cell Wall Acetylation and Increased Resistance to Botrytis cinerea PLANT PHYSIOL 155 1068-1078, 2011
DOI:10.1104/pp.110.168989

Hervé C; Marcus SE; Knox JP Monoclonal antibodies, carbohydrate-binding modules, and the detection of polysaccharides in plant cell walls. Methods Mol Biol 715 103-113, 2011
DOI:10.1007/978-1-61779-008-9_7
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Leroux O; Bagniewska-Zadworna A; Rambe SK; Knox JP; Marcus SE; Bellefroid E; Stubbe D; Chabbert B; Habrant A; Claeys M; Viane RLL Non-lignified helical cell wall thickenings in root cortical cells of Aspleniaceae (Polypodiales): histology and taxonomical significance ANN BOT-LONDON 107 195-207, 2011
DOI:10.1093/aob/mcq225

Yin L; Verhertbruggen Y; Oikawa A; Manisseri C; Knierim B; Prak L; Jensen JK; Knox JP; Auer M; Willats WG; Scheller HV The cooperative activities of CSLD2, CSLD3, and CSLD5 are required for normal Arabidopsis development. Mol Plant 4 1024-1037, 2011
DOI:10.1093/mp/ssr026
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Yu L; Zhou Y; Knox JP Ginseng root water-extracted pectic polysaccharides originate from secretory cavities. Planta 234 487-499, 2011
DOI:10.1007/s00425-011-1417-9
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Talboys PJ; Zhang HM; Knox JP ABA signalling modulates the detection of the LM6 arabinan cell wall epitope at the surface of Arabidopsis thaliana seedling root apices NEW PHYTOL 190 618-626, 2011
DOI:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03625.x

Leroux O; Leroux F; Bagniewska-Zadworna A; Knox JP; Claeys M; Bals S; Viane RL Ultrastructure and composition of cell wall appositions in the roots of Asplenium (Polypodiales). Micron 42 863-870, 2011
DOI:10.1016/j.micron.2011.06.002
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Leroux O; Knox JP; Masschaele B; Bagniewska-Zadworna A; Marcus SE; Claeys M; van Hoorebeke L; Viane RL An extensin-rich matrix lines the carinal canals in Equisetum ramosissimum, which may function as water-conducting channels. Ann Bot 108 307-319, 2011
DOI:10.1093/aob/mcr161
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Leroux O; Knox JP; Masschaele B; Bagniewska-Zadworna A; Marcus SE; Claeys M; van Hoorebeke L; Viane RLL An extensin-rich matrix lines the carinal canals in Equisetum ramosissimum, which may function as water-conducting channels ANN BOT-LONDON 108 307-319, 2011
DOI:10.1093/aob/mcr161

Kljun A; Benians TA; Goubet F; Meulewaeter F; Knox JP; Blackburn RS Comparative analysis of crystallinity changes in cellulose I polymers using ATR-FTIR, X-ray diffraction, and carbohydrate-binding module probes. Biomacromolecules 12 4121-4126, 2011
DOI:10.1021/bm201176m
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Yu L; Zhou Y; Knox JP Ginseng root water-extracted pectic polysaccharides originate from secretory cavities Planta 1-13, 2011

Leiber RM; John F; Verhertbruggen Y; Diet A; Knox JP; Ringli C The TOR Pathway Modulates the Structure of Cell Walls in Arabidopsis PLANT CELL 22 1898-1908, 2010
DOI:10.1105/tpc.109.073007

Marcus SE; Blake AW; Benians TAS; Lee KJD; Poyser C; Donaldson L; Leroux O; Rogowski A; Petersen HL; Boraston A; Gilbert HJ; Willats WGT; Knox JP Restricted access of proteins to mannan polysaccharides in intact plant cell walls PLANT J 64 191-203, 2010
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04319.x

Herve C; Rogowski A; Blake AW; Marcus SE; Gilbert HJ; Knox JP Carbohydrate-binding modules promote the enzymatic deconstruction of intact plant cell walls by targeting and proximity effects P NATL ACAD SCI USA 107 15293-15298, 2010
DOI:10.1073/pnas.1005732107

Mehrshahi P; Gonzalez-Jorge S; Akhtar TA; Ward JL; Santoyo-Castelazo A; Marcus SE; Lara-Nunez A; Ravanel S; Hawkins ND; Beale MH; Barrett DA; Knox JP; Gregory JF; Hanson AD; Bennett MJ; DellaPenna D Functional analysis of folate polyglutamylation and its essential role in plant metabolism and development PLANT J 64 267-279, 2010
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04336.x

Zhang HM; Han W; De Smet I; Talboys P; Loya R; Hassan A; Rong HL; Jurgens G; Knox JP; Wang MH ABA promotes quiescence of the quiescent centre and suppresses stem cell differentiation in the Arabidopsis primary root meristem PLANT J 64 764-774, 2010
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04367.x

Mccann MC; Knox JP Plant Cell Wall Biology: Polysaccharides in Architectural and Developmental Contexts Annual Plant Reviews 41 343-366, 2010
DOI:10.1002/9781444391015.ch14
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Verhoef R; Lu Y; Knox JP; Voragen AGJ; Schols HA Fingerprinting complex pectins by chromatographic separation combined with ELISA detection CARBOHYD RES 344 1808-1817, 2009
DOI:10.1016/j.carres.2008.09.030

Montanier C; van Bueren AL; Dumon C; Flint JE; Correia MA; Prates JA; Firbank SJ; Lewis RJ; Grondin GG; Ghinet MG; Gloster TM; Herve C; Knox JP; Talbot BG; Turkenburg JP; Kerovuo J; Brzezinski R; Fontes CMGA; Davies GJ; Boraston AB; Gilbert HJ Evidence that family 35 carbohydrate binding modules display conserved specificity but divergent function P NATL ACAD SCI USA 106 3065-3070, 2009
DOI:10.1073/pnas.0808972106

Verhertbruggen Y; Marcus SE; Haeger A; Verhoef R; Schols HA; McCleary BV; Mckee L; Gilbert HJ; Knox JP Developmental complexity of arabinan polysaccharides and their processing in plant cell walls PLANT J 59 413-425, 2009
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03876.x

Verhertbruggen Y; Marcus SE; Haeger A; Ordaz-Ortiz JJ; Knox JP An extended set of monoclonal antibodies to pectic homogalacturonan CARBOHYD RES 344 1858-1862, 2009
DOI:10.1016/j.carres.2008.11.010

Ordaz-Ortiz JJ; Marcus SE; Knox JP Cell Wall Microstructure Analysis Implicates Hemicellulose Polysaccharides in Cell Adhesion in Tomato Fruit Pericarp Parenchyma MOL PLANT 2 910-921, 2009
DOI:10.1093/mp/ssp049

Herve C; Rogowski A; Gilbert HJ; Knox JP Enzymatic treatments reveal differential capacities for xylan recognition and degradation in primary and secondary plant cell walls PLANT J 58 413-422, 2009
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03785.x

Nagel MD; Verhoef R; Schols H; Morra M; Knox JP; Ceccone G; Della Volpe C; Vigneron P; Bussy C; Gallet M; Velzenberger E; Vayssade M; Cascardo G; Cassinelli C; Haeger A; Gilliland D; Liakos I; Rodriguez-Valverde M; Siboni S Enzymatically-tailored pectins differentially influence the morphology, adhesion, cell cycle progression and survival of fibroblasts BBA-GEN SUBJECTS 1780 995-1003, 2008
DOI:10.1016/j.bbagen.2008.04.002

Lee Y; Derbyshire P; Knox JP; Hvoslef-Eide AK Sequential cell wall transformations in response to the induction of a pedicel abscission event in Euphorbia pulcherrima (poinsettia) PLANT J 54 993-1003, 2008
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03456.x

Knox JP Mapping the walls of the kingdom: the view from the horsetails NEW PHYTOL 179 1-3, 2008

Marcus SE; Verhertbruggen Y; Herve C; Ordaz-Ortiz JJ; Farkas V; Pedersen HL; Willats WGT; Knox JP Pectic homogalacturonan masks abundant sets of xyloglucan epitopes in plant cell walls BMC PLANT BIOL 8 -, 2008
DOI:10.1186/1471-2229-8-60

Deacon SE; Roach PCJ; Postis VLG; Wright GSA; Xia XB; Phillips SEV; Knox JP; Henderson PJF; McPherson MJ; Baldwin SA Reliable scale-up of membrane protein over-expression by bacterial auto-induction: From microwell plates to pilot scale fermentations MOL MEMBR BIOL 25 588-598, 2008
DOI:10.1080/09687680802511774

Bussy C; Verhoef R; Haeger A; Morra M; Duval JL; Vigneron P; Bensoussan A; Velzenberger E; Cascardo G; Cassinelli C; Schols H; Knox JP; Nagel MD Modulating in vitro bone cell and macrophage behavior by immobilized enzymatically tailored pectins J BIOMED MATER RES A 86A 597-606, 2008
DOI:10.1002/jbm.a.31729

Moller I; Marcus SE; Haeger A; Verhertbruggen Y; Verhoef R; Schols H; Ulvskov P; Mikkelsen JD; Knox JP; Willats W High-throughput screening of monoclonal antibodies against plant cell wall glycans by hierarchical clustering of their carbohydrate microarray binding profiles GLYCOCONJUGATE J 25 37-48, 2008
DOI:10.1007/s10719-007-9059-7

Knox JP Revealing the structural and functional diversity of plant cell walls CURR OPIN PLANT BIOL 11 308-313, 2008
DOI:10.1016/j.pbi.2008.03.001

Blake AW; Marcus SE; Copeland JE; Blackburn RS; Knox JP In situ analysis of cell wall polymers associated with phloem fibre cells in stems of hemp, Cannabis sativa L. PLANTA 228 1-13, 2008
DOI:10.1007/s00425-008-0713-5

Moller I; Sorensen I; Bernal AJ; Blaukopf C; Lee K; Obro J; Pettolino F; Roberts A; Mikkelsen JD; Knox JP; Bacic A; Willats WGT High-throughput mapping of cell-wall polymers within and between plants using novel microarrays PLANT J 50 1118-1128, 2007
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2007.03114.x

Altaner C; Knox JP; Jarvis MC IN SITU DETECTION OF CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES IN SITKA SPRUCE (PICEA SITCHENSIS (BONG.) CARRIERE) WOOD TISSUE BIORESOURCES 2 284-295, 2007

Leroux O; Knox JP; Leroux F; Vrijdaghs A; Bellefroid E; Borgonie G; Viane RLL Intercellular pectic protuberances in Asplenium: New data on their composition and origin ANN BOT-LONDON 100 1165-1173, 2007
DOI:10.1093/aob/mcm210

Meloche CG; Knox JP; Vaughn KC A cortical band of gelatinous fibers causes the coiling of redvine tendrils: a model based upon cytochemical and immunocytochemical studies PLANTA 225 485-498, 2007
DOI:10.1007/s00425-006-0363-4

Obembe OO; Jacobsen E; Timmers J; Gilbert H; Blake AW; Knox JP; Visser RG; Vincken JP Promiscuous, non-catalytic, tandem carbohydrate-binding modules modulate the cell-wall structure and development of transgenic tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) plants. Journal of Plant Research 120 605-617, 2007
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Altaner C; Hapca AI; Knox JP; Jarvis MC Detection of beta-1-4-galactan in compression wood of Sitka spruce [Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carriere] by immunofluorescence Holzforschung 61 311-316, 2007
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Willats WGT; Knox JP; Mikkelsen JD Pectin: new insights into an old polymer are starting to gel Trends in Food Science&Technology 17 97-104, 2006
DOI:10.1016/j.tifs.2005.10.008
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Knox JP Up against the wall: arabinogalactan-protein dynamics at cell surfaces. New Phytol 169 443-445, 2006
DOI:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01640.x

Knox JP The use of antibodies to characterise complex polysaccharides In Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry , 2006

Knox JP Arabinogalactan-proteins (AGPs) and Plant Cell Development Foods&Food Ingredients Journal of Japan 211 26-31, 2006

McCartney L; Blake AW; Flint J; Bolam DN; Boraston AB; Gilbert HJ; Knox JP Differential recognition of plant cell walls by microbial xylan-specific carbohydrate-binding modules P NATL ACAD SCI USA 103 4765-4770, 2006
DOI:10.1073/pnas.0508887103

Blake AW; McCartney L; Flint JE; Bolam DN; Boraston AB; Gilbert HJ; Knox JP Understanding the biological rationale for the diversity of cellulose-directed carbohydrate-binding modules in prokaryotic enzymes. J Biol Chem 281 29321-29329, 2006
DOI:10.1074/jbc.M605903200
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Knox JP Up against the wall: arabinogalactan-protein dynamics at cell surfaces - Commentary, 2006

Guillemin F; Guillon F; Bonnin E; Devaux MF; Chevalier T; Knox JP; Thibault JF Distribution of pectic epitopes in cell walls of the sugar beet root Planta 222 355-371, 2005
DOI:10.1007/s00425-005-1535-3
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Manfield IW; Bernal AJ; Moller I; McCartney L; Riess NP; Knox JP; Willats WGT Re-engineering of the PAM1 phage display monoclonal antibody to produce a soluble, versatile anti-homogalacturonan scFv Plant Science 169 1090-1095, 2005
DOI:10.1016/j.plantsci.2005.07.008
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Orfila C; Sorensen SO; Harholt J; Geshi N; Crombie H; Truong HN; Reid JSG; Knox JP; Scheller HV QUASIMODO1 is expressed in vascular tissue of Arabidopsis thaliana inflorescence stems, and affects homogalacturonan and xylan biosynthesis PLANTA 222 613-622, 2005
DOI:10.1007/s00425-005-0008-z

Lee KJD; Knight CD; Knox JP Physcomitrella patens: A moss system for the study of plant cell walls Plant Biosystems 139 16-19, 2005
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Carafa A; Duckett JG; Knox JP; Ligrone R Distribution of cell-wall xylans in bryophytes and tracheophytes: new insights into basal interrelationships of land plants New Phytologist 168 231-240, 2005
DOI:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01483.x
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McCartney L; Marcus SE; Knox JP Monoclonal antibodies to plant cell wall xylans and arabinoxylans Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry 53 543-546, 2005
DOI:10.1369/jhc.4B6578.2005
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Lee KJ; Sakata Y; Mau SL; Pettolino F; Bacic A; Quatrano RS; Knight CD; Knox JP Arabinogalactan Proteins Are Required for Apical Cell Extension in the Moss Physcomitrella patens Plant Cell 17 3051-3065, 2005
DOI:10.1105/tpc.105.034413
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Capodicasa C; Vairo D; Zabotina O; McCartney L; Caprari C; Mattei B; Manfredini C; Aracri B; Benen J; Knox JP; De Lorenzo G; Cervone F Targeted modification of homogalacturonan by transgenic expression of a fungal polygalacturonase alters plant growth Plant Physiology 135 1294-1304, 2004
DOI:10.1104/pp.104.042788
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Manfield IW; Orfila C; McCartney L; Harholt J; Bernal AJ; Scheller HV; Gilmartin PM; Mikkelsen JD; Knox JP; Willats WGT Novel cell wall architecture of isoxaben-habituated Arabidopsis suspension-cultured cells: global transcript profiling and cellular analysis PLANT J 40 260-275, 2004
DOI:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2004.02208.x

Willats WGT; McCartney L; Steele-King CG; Marcus SE; Mort A; Huisman M; van Alebeek GJ; Schols HA; Voragen AGJ; Le Goff A; Bonnin E; Thibault JF; Knox JP A xylogalacturonan epitope is specifically associated with plant cell detachment PLANTA 218 673-681, 2004
DOI:10.1007/s00425-003-1147-8

Clausen MH; Ralet MC; Willats WG; McCartney L; Marcus SE; Thibault JF; Knox JP A monoclonal antibody to feruloylated-(1-->4)-beta-D-galactan. Planta 219 1036-1041, 2004
DOI:10.1007/s00425-004-1309-3
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McCartney L; Gilbert HJ; Bolam DN; Boraston AB; Knox JP Glycoside hydrolase carbohydrate-binding modules as molecular probes for the analysis of plant cell wall polymers. Anal Biochem 326 49-54, 2004
DOI:10.1016/j.ab.2003.11.011
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Clausen MH; Willats WGT; Knox JP Synthetic methyl hexagalacturonate hapten inhibitors of antihomogalacturonan monoclonal antibodies LM7, JIM5 and JIM7 CARBOHYD RES 338 1797-1800, 2003
DOI:10.1016/S0008-6215(03)00272-6

Jarvis MC; Briggs SPH; Knox JP Intercellular adhesion and cell separation in plants PLANT CELL ENVIRON 26 977-989, 2003

Park MH; Suzuki Y; Chono M; Knox JP; Yamaguchi I CsAGP1, a gibberellin-responsive gene from cucumber hypocotyls, encodes a classical arabinogalactan protein and is involved in stem elongation PLANT PHYSIOL 131 1450-1459, 2003
DOI:10.1104/pp.015628

Wietholter N; Graessner B; Mierau M; Willats WGT; Knox JP; Moerschbacher BM Isolation and characterisation of the homogalacturonan from type II cell walls of the commelinoid monocot wheat using HF-solvolysis CARBOHYD RES 338 423-431, 2003

Willats WGT; Knox JP Molecules in context: probes for cell wall analysis In The Plant Cell Wall , 2003

Willats WGT; McCartney L; Knox JP Pectin cell biology: complexity in context In Advances in Pectin and Pectinase Research , 2003

McCartney L; Steele-King CG; Jordan E; Knox JP Cell wall pectic (1->4)-beta-D-galactan marks the acceleration of cell elongation in the Arabidopsis seedling root meristem The Plant Journal 33 447-454, 2003
DOI:10.1046/j.1365-313X.2003.01640.x

McCartney L; Knox JP Regulation of pectic polysaccharide domains in relation to cell development and cell properties in the pea testa J EXP BOT 53 707-713, 2002

McCartney L; Knox JP Regulation of pectic polysaccharide domains in relation to cell development and cell properties in the pea testa Journal of Experimental Botany 53 707-714, 2002
DOI:10.1093/jexbot/53.369.707

Knox JP Cell and Developmental Biology of Pectins In Pectins and their Manipulation , 2002

Seymour GB; Knox JP Pectins and their Manipulation, 2002

Ligrone R; Vaughn KC; Renzaglia KS; Knox JP; Duckett JG Diversity in the distribution of polysaccharide and glycoprotein epitopes in the cell walls of bryophytes: new evidence for the multiple evolution of water-conducting cells New Phytologist 156 491-508, 2002
DOI:10.1046/j.1469-8137.2002.00538.x

Orfila C; Huisman MMH; Willats WGT; van Alebeek GJWM; Schols HA; Seymour GB; Knox JP Altered cell wall disassembly during ripening of Cnr tomato fruit: implications for cell adhesion and fruit softening PLANTA 215 440-447, 2002
DOI:10.1007/s00425-002-0753-1

Willats WGT; Steele-King CG; Marcus SE; Knox JP Antibody Techniques In Molecular Plant Biology: A Practical Approach , 2002

Willats WGT; Rasmussen SE; Kristensen T; Mikkelsen JD; Knox JP Sugar-coated microarrays: A novel slide surface for the high-throughput analysis of glycans PROTEOMICS 2 1666-1671, 2002

Suzuki Y; Kitagawa M; Knox JP; Yamaguchi I A role for arabinogalactan proteins in gibberellin-induced alpha-amylase production in barley aleurone cells The Plant Journal 29 733-741, 2002
DOI:10.1046/j.1365-313X.2002.01259.x

Chivasa S; Ndimba BK; Simon WJ; Robertson D; Yu XL; Yu XL; Knox JP; Bolwell P; Slabas AR Proteomic analysis of the Arabidopsis thaliana cell wall ELECTROPHORESIS 23 1754-1765, 2002
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Willats WGT; McCartney L; Knox JP In-situ analysis of pectic polysaccharides in seed mucilage and at the root surface of Arabidopsis thaliana PLANTA 213 37-44, 2001

Willats WG; McCartney L; Mackie W; Knox JP Pectin: cell biology and prospects for functional analysis. Plant Mol Biol 47 9-27, 2001
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Orfila C; Seymour GB; Willats WGT; Huxham IM; Jarvis MC; Dover CJ; Thompson AJ; Knox JP Altered middle lamella homogalacturonan and disrupted deposition of (1-->5)-alpha-l-arabinan in the pericarp of cnr, a ripening mutant of tomato Plant Physiology 126 210-221, 2001
DOI:10.1104/pp.126.1.210

Laurenzi M; Tipping AJ; Marcus SE; Knox JP; Federico R; Angelini R; McPherson MJ Analysis of the distribution of copper amino oxidase in cell walls of legume seedlings Planta 214 37-45, 2001

Willats WGT; Orfila C; Limberg G; Buchholt HC; van Alebeek GJWM; Voragen AGJ; Marcus SE; Christensen TMIE; Mikkelsen JD; Murray BS; Knox JP Modulation of the degree and pattern of methyl-esterification of pectic homogalacturonan in plant cell walls - Implications for pectin methyl esterase action, matrix properties, and cell adhesion J BIOL CHEM 276 19404-19413, 2001

Saare-Surminski K; Preil W; Knox JP; Lieberei R Arabinogalactan-proteins in embryogenic and non-embryogenic callus cultures of Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. Ex Klotzsch Physiologia Plantarum -, 2000

Willats WGT; Limberg G; Buchholt HC; van Alebeek GJ; Benen J; Christensen TMIE; Visser J; Voragen A; Mikkelsen JD; Knox JP Analysis of pectin structure part 2 - Analysis of pectic epitopes recognised by hybridoma and phage display monoclonal antibodies using defined oligosaccharides, polysaccharides, and enzymatic degradation CARBOHYD RES 327 309-320, 2000

Steele-King CG; Willats WGT; Knox JP Arabinogalactan-proteins and cell development in roots and somatic embryos, 2000

Wisniewski JP; Rathburn EA; Knox JP; Brewin NJ Involvement of diamine oxidase and peroxidase in insolubilization of the extracellular matrix during pea nodule initiation by Rhizobium Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 13 413-420, 2000

Samaj J; Samajova O; Peters M; Baluska F; Lichtscheidl I; Knox JP; Volkmann D Immunolocalization of LM2 arabinogalactan protein epitope associated with endomembranes of plant cells PROTOPLASMA 212 186-196, 2000

Willats WGT; Limberg G; Bucholt HC; van Alebeek GJ; Benen J; Christensen T; Visser J; Voragen A; Mikkelsen JD; Knox JP Analysis of pectic epitopes recognised by conventional and phage display monoclonal antibodies using defined oligosaccharides, polysaccharides and enzymatic degradation Carbohydrate Research 327 309-320, 2000

Saare-Surminski K; Preil W; Knox JP; Lieberei R Arabinogalactan proteins in embryogenic and non-embryogenic callus cultures of Euphorbia pulcherrima PHYSIOL PLANTARUM 108 180-187, 2000

McCartney L; Ormerod AP; Gidley MJ; Knox JP Temporal and spatial regulation of pectic (1-4)-beta-D-galactan in cell walls of developing pea cotyledons: implications for mechanical properties. The Plant Journal 22 105-113, 2000

Knox JP; Perez S Aspects of structure and biological function of pectic polysaccharides. ABSTR PAP AM CHEM S 219 U260-U260, 2000

Knox JP; Orfila C Spatial regulation of pectic polysaccharides in relation to pit fields in cell walls of tomato fruit pericarp Plant Physiology 122 775-781, 2000

Willats WGT; Steele-King CG; McCartney L; Orfila C; Marcus SE; Knox JP Making and using antibody probes to study plant cell walls PLANT PHYSIOL BIOCH 38 27-36, 2000

Wisniewski JP; Rathbun EA; Knox JP; Brewin NJ Involvement of diamine oxidase and peroxidase in insolubilization of the extracellular matrix: Implications for pea nodule initiation by Rhizobium leguminosarum MOL PLANT MICROBE IN 13 413-420, 2000

Willats WGT; Gilmartin PM; Mikkelsen JD; Knox JP Cell wall antibodies without immunization: generation and use of de-esterified homogalacturonan block-specific antibodies from a naive phage display library PLANT J 18 57-65, 1999

Knox JP Intriguing, complex&everywhere: getting to grips with arabinogalactan-proteins Trends in Plant Science 4 123-125, 1999

Willats WGT; Knox JP Immunoprofiling of pectic polysaccharides ANAL BIOCHEM 268 143-146, 1999

Willats WGT; Steele-King CG; Marcus SE; Knox JP Side chains of pectic polysaccharides are regulated in relation to cell proliferation and cell differentiation PLANT J 20 619-628, 1999

Samaj J; Ensikat HJ; Baluska F; Knox JP; Barthlott W; Volkmann D Immunogold localization of plant surface arabinogalactan-proteins using glycerol liquid substitution and scanning electron microscopy J MICROSC-OXFORD 193 150-157, 1999

Huxham IM; Jarvis MC; Shakespeare L; Dover CJ; Johnson D; Knox JP; Seymour GB Electron-energy-loss spectroscopic imaging of calcium and nitrogen in the cell walls of apple fruits PLANTA 208 438-443, 1999

Vicre M; Janneau A; Knox JP; Driouich A Immunolocalization of b(1-4)- and b(1-6)-D-galactan epitopes in the cell wall and Golgi stacks of developing flax root tissues Protoplasma 203 26-34, 1998

Knox JP Stage-specific responses of embryogenic carrot cell suspension cultures to arabinogalactan protein-binding b-glucosyl Yariv reagent. Planta 205 32-38, 1998

Casero PJ; Casimiro I; Knox JP Occurrence of cell surface arabinogalactan-protein and extensin epitopes in relation to pericycle and vascular tissue development in the root apex of four species PLANTA 204 252-259, 1998

Knox JP Generation of a monoclonal antibody specific to (1®5)-a-L-arabinan. Carbohydrate Research -, 1998

Knox JP EELS: a technique for high resolution imaging of food composition. Food Direct BBSRC Newsletter 4 2-3, 1997

Knox JP Localization of pectic galactan in tomato cell walls using a monoclonal antibody specific to (1*4)-*-D-galactan. Plant Physiology 113 1405-1412, 1997

Knox JP The use of antibodies to study the architecture and developmental regulation of plant cell walls INT REV CYTOL 171 79-120, 1997

Knox JP Immunochemical comparison of membrane-associated and secreted arabinogalactan-proteins in rice and carrot. Planta 198 452-459, 1996

Yates EA; Valdor JF; Haslam SM; Morris HR; Dell A; Mackie W; Knox JP Characterization of carbohydrate structural features recognized by anti-arabinogalactan-protein monoclonal antibodies GLYCOBIOLOGY 6 131-139, 1996

Willats WGT; Knox JP A role for arabinogalactan-proteins in plant cell expansion: Evidence from studies on the interaction of beta-glucosyl Yariv reagent with seedlings of Arabidopsis thaliana PLANT J 9 919-925, 1996

KNOX JP THE EXTRACELLULAR-MATRIX IN HIGHER-PLANTS .4. DEVELOPMENTALLY-REGULATED PROTEOGLYCANS AND GLYCOPROTEINS OF THE PLANT-CELL SURFACE FASEB J 9 1004-1012, 1995

SMALLWOOD M; MARTIN H; KNOX JP AN EPITOPE OF RICE THREONINE-RICH AND HYDROXYPROLINE-RICH GLYCOPROTEIN IS COMMON TO CELL-WALL AND HYDROPHOBIC PLASMA-MEMBRANE GLYCOPROTEINS PLANTA 196 510-522, 1995

CASERO PJ; KNOX JP THE MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODY JIM5 INDICATES PATTERNS OF PECTIN DEPOSITION IN RELATION TO PIT FIELDS AT THE PLASMA-MEMBRANE-FACE OF TOMATO PERICARP CELL-WALLS PROTOPLASMA 188 133-137, 1995

WANG M; HEIMOVAARADIJKSTRA S; VANDERMEULEN RM; KNOX JP; NEILL SJ THE MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODY JIM19 MODULATES ABSCISIC-ACID ACTION IN BARLEY ALEURONE PROTOPLASTS PLANTA 196 271-276, 1995

KNOX JP; PEART J; NEILL SJ IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL CELL, SURFACE EPITOPES USING A LEAF EPIDERMAL-STRIP ASSAY SYSTEM PLANTA 196 266-270, 1995

YATES EA; KNOX JP INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE OCCURRENCE OF PLANT-CELL SURFACE EPITOPES IN EXUDATE GUMS CARBOHYD POLYM 24 281-286, 1994

SMALLWOOD M; BEVEN A; DONOVAN N; NEILL SJ; PEART J; ROBERTS K; KNOX JP LOCALIZATION OF CELL-WALL PROTEINS IN RELATION TO THE DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY OF THE CARROT ROOT APEX PLANT J 5 237-246, 1994

KNOX JP CELL-SURFACE GLYCOPROTEINS AND PLANT MORPHOGENESIS J CELL BIOCHEM 6-6, 1993

KNOX JP MOLECULAR PROBES FOR THE PLANT-CELL SURFACE PROTOPLASMA 167 1-9, 1992

KNOX JP CELL-ADHESION, CELL-SEPARATION AND PLANT MORPHOGENESIS PLANT J 2 137-141, 1992

KNOX JP; LINSTEAD PJ; PEART J; COOPER C; ROBERTS K DEVELOPMENTALLY REGULATED EPITOPES OF CELL-SURFACE ARABINOGALACTAN PROTEINS AND THEIR RELATION TO ROOT-TISSUE PATTERN-FORMATION PLANT J 1 317-326, 1991

RAE AL; PEROTTO S; KNOX JP; KANNENBERG EL; BREWIN NJ EXPRESSION OF EXTRACELLULAR GLYCOPROTEINS IN THE UNINFECTED CELLS OF DEVELOPING PEA NODULE TISSUE MOL PLANT MICROBE IN 4 563-570, 1991

STACEY NJ; ROBERTS K; KNOX JP PATTERNS OF EXPRESSION OF THE JIM4 ARABINOGALACTAN-PROTEIN EPITOPE IN CELL-CULTURES AND DURING SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS IN DAUCUS-CAROTA L PLANTA 180 285-292, 1990

KNOX JP; MASSA MC; GRADINI R; FU TS; STIFF P; WELYKYJ SE AUTOIMMUNE HEMOLYTIC-ANEMIA IN A PATIENT WITH MYCOSIS-FUNGOIDES CUTIS 45 52-56, 1990

BONFANTEFASOLO P; VIAN B; PEROTTO S; FACCIO A; KNOX JP CELLULOSE AND PECTIN LOCALIZATION IN ROOTS OF MYCORRHIZAL ALLIUM-PORRUM - LABELING CONTINUITY BETWEEN HOST-CELL WALL AND INTERFACIAL MATERIAL PLANTA 180 537-547, 1990

KNOX JP; LINSTEAD PJ; KING J; COOPER C; ROBERTS K PECTIN ESTERIFICATION IS SPATIALLY REGULATED BOTH WITHIN CELL-WALLS AND BETWEEN DEVELOPING-TISSUES OF ROOT APICES PLANTA 181 512-521, 1990

KNOX JP; DAY S; ROBERTS K A SET OF CELL-SURFACE GLYCOPROTEINS FORMS AN EARLY MARKER OF CELL POSITION, BUT NOT CELL TYPE, IN THE ROOT APICAL MERISTEM OF DAUCUS-CAROTA L DEVELOPMENT 106 47-56, 1989

PENNELL RI; KNOX JP; SCOFIELD GN; SELVENDRAN RR; ROBERTS K A FAMILY OF ABUNDANT PLASMA-MEMBRANE ASSOCIATED GLYCOPROTEINS RELATED TO THE ARABINOGALACTAN PROTEINS IS UNIQUE TO FLOWERING PLANTS J CELL BIOL 108 1967-1977, 1989

KNOX JP; ROBERTS K CARBOHYDRATE ANTIGENS AND LECTIN RECEPTORS OF THE PLASMA-MEMBRANE OF CARROT CELLS PROTOPLASMA 152 123-129, 1989

VANDENBOSCH KA; BRADLEY DJ; KNOX JP; PEROTTO S; BUTCHER GW; BREWIN NJ COMMON COMPONENTS OF THE INFECTION THREAD MATRIX AND THE INTERCELLULAR SPACE IDENTIFIED BY IMMUNOCYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF PEA NODULES AND UNINFECTED ROOTS EMBO J 8 335-341, 1989

KNOX JP; BEALE MH; BUTCHER GW; MACMILLAN J MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODIES TO 13-DEOXY-GIBBERELLINS PLANT PHYSIOL 88 959-960, 1988

KNOX JP; BEALE MH; BUTCHER GW; MACMILLAN J PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODIES WHICH RECOGNIZE DIFFERENT GIBBERELLIN EPITOPES PLANTA 170 86-91, 1987

KNOX JP; SAMUELS RI; DODGE AD PHOTODYNAMIC-ACTION OF HYPERICIN ACS SYM SER 339 265-270, 1987

WANG TL; COOK SK; KNOX JP MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODIES FOR THE ANALYSIS AND PURIFICATION OF ISOPENTENYLADENINE CYTOKININS PHYTOCHEMISTRY 26 2447-2452, 1987

DODGE AD; KNOX JP PHOTOSENSITIZERS FROM PLANTS PESTIC SCI 17 579-586, 1986

KNOX JP; GALFRE G USE OF MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODIES TO SEPARATE THE ENANTIOMERS OF ABSCISIC-ACID ANAL BIOCHEM 155 92-94, 1986

KNOX JP; DODGE AD ISOLATION AND ACTIVITY OF THE PHOTODYNAMIC PIGMENT HYPERICIN PLANT CELL ENVIRON 8 19-25, 1985

KNOX JP; DODGE AD SINGLET OXYGEN AND PLANTS PHYTOCHEMISTRY 24 889-896, 1985

KNOX JP; DODGE AD THE PHOTODYNAMIC-ACTION OF EOSIN, A SINGLET-OXYGEN GENERATOR - THE INHIBITION OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC ELECTRON-TRANSPORT PLANTA 164 30-34, 1985

KNOX JP; DODGE AD THE PHOTODYNAMIC-ACTION OF EOSIN, A SINGLET-OXYGEN GENERATOR - SOME EFFECTS ON LEAF TISSUE OF PISUM-SATIVUM-L PLANTA 164 22-29, 1985

KNOX JP; DODGE AD PHOTODYNAMIC DAMAGE TO PLANT LEAF TISSUE BY ROSE-BENGAL PLANT SCI LETT 37 3-7, 1984

KNOX JP; WAREING PF APICAL DOMINANCE IN PHASEOLUS-VULGARIS L - THE POSSIBLE ROLES OF ABSCISIC AND INDOLE-3-ACETIC-ACID J EXP BOT 35 239-244, 1984