Laboratory of Plant-Fungal Interactions & Plant Reproductive Biology

Gui CP, Dong X, Liu HK, Huang W, Zhang, D, Wang S, Barberini ML, Gao X, Muschietti J, McCormick S, and Tang WH* (2014) Overexpression of the tomato pollen receptor kinase LePRK1 rewires pollen tube growth to a blebbing mode. Plant Cell 26:3538-3555.[pdf]

Huang, W-J., Liu, H-K., McCormick, S., Tang, W-H.* (2014) Tomato Pistil Factor STIG1 Promotes in Vivo Pollen Tube Growth by Binding to Phosphatidylinositol 3-Phosphate and the Extracellular Domain of the Pollen Receptor Kinase LePRK2. Plant Cell 26:2505–2523.[pdf]

Zhu, P., Wu, L., Liu, L., Huang, L., Wang, Y., Tang, W., and Xu, L.* (2013) Fusarium asiaticum: an Emerging Pathogen Jeopardizing Postharvest Asparagus Spears. Journal of Phytopathology 161:696–703.

Liu, X., Zhang, X., Tang, W-H., Chen, L., and Zhao, X.-M.* (2013) eFG: an electronic resource for Fusarium graminearum. Database (Oxford) doi: 10.1093/database/bat042

Lu, T., Zhu, C., Lu, G., Guo, Y., Zhou, Y., Zhang, Z., Zhao, Y., Li, W., Lu, Y., Tang, W., Feng, Q., Han, B.* (2012) Strand-specific RNA-seq reveals widespread occurrence of novel cis-natural antisense transcripts in rice. BMC Genomics 13:721

Zhang, X-W., Jia, L-J., Zhang, Y., Jiang, G., Li, X., Zhang, D., and Tang, W-H.* (2012) In planta stage-specific fungal gene profiling elucidates the molecular strategies of Fusarium graminearum growing inside wheat coleoptiles. Plant Cell 24: 5159-5176.[pdf]

Tang, W-H., Zhang, Y. and Duvick, J. (2012) The Application of Laser Microdissection to Profiling Fungal Pathogen Gene Expression in planta. Methods in Molecular Biology: Plant Fungal Pathogens 835:219-36

Tang, X., Zhang, Z.Y., Zhang, W.-J., Zhao, X.M., Li, X., Zhang, D., Liu, Q.Q. and Tang, W.H.* (2010) Global Gene Profiling of Laser-Captured Pollen Mother Cells Indicates Molecular Pathways and Gene Subfamilies Involved in Rice Meiosis. Plant Physiology 154: 1855-1870.[pdf]

Supplemental data

The excel file of expression data

Liu, X., Tang, W.H., Zhao, X.M.* and Chen, L.* (2010) A Network Approach to Predict Pathogenic Genes for Fusarium graminearum. PLoS ONE 5(10): e13021. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013021.[pdf]

Zhao, X.M.*, Zhang, X.-W., Tang, W.H.and Chen, L. (2009) FPPI: Fusarium graminearum Protein−Protein Interaction Database. J. Proteome Res. 8(10): 4714–4721.[pdf]

Zhang, D., Wengier, D., Shuai, B., Gui, C.P., Muschietti, J., McCormick, S. and Tang,W.H. (2008) The pollen receptor kinase LePRK2 mediates growth-promoting signals and positively regulates pollen germination and tube growth. Plant Physiology 148:1368-1379.[pdf]

Tang, W., Coughlan, S., Crane, E, Beatty, M. and Duvick, J. (2006) The application of laser microdissection to in planta gene expression profiling of the maize anthracnose stalk rot fungus Colletotrichum graminicola. Mol. Plant Microbe Interactions 19: 1240-1250.[pdf]

Tang, W., Kelley, D., Ezcurra, I., Cotter, R. and McCormick, S. (2004) LeSTIG1, an extracellular binding partner for the pollen receptor kinases LePRK1 and LePRK2, promotes pollen tube growth in vitro. Plant J. 39: 343-353.[pdf]

Guyon, V., Tang, W., Monti, M., Raiola, A., Lorenzo, G., McCormick, S. and Taylor, L. (2004) Antisense pheotypes reveal a role for SHY, a pollen-specific leucine-rich repeat protein, in pollen tube growth. Plant J. 39:643-654.[pdf]

Chen, J., Tang, W., Hong, M. and Wang, Z. (2003). OsBP-73, a rice gene encodes a novel DNA-binding protein with a SAP-like domain and its genetic interference by double-stranded RNA inhibits rice growth. Plant Mol. Biol. 52:579-590.[pdf]

Wengier, D., Valsecchi,I., Cabanas, M.L., Tang, W., McCormick, S. and Muschietti, J. (2003). The pollen-specific receptor kinases LePRK1 and LePRK2 associate in pollen and when expressed in yeast, but dissociate in the presence of style extract. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100:6860-6865. [pdf]

Tang, W., Ezcurra, I., Muschietti, J. and McCormick, S. (2002). A cysteine-rich extracellular protein, LAT52, interacts with the extracellular domain of the pollen receptor kinase LePRK2. Plant Cell 14: 2277-2287. [pdf]

Kim, H.U., Cotter, R., Johnson, S., Senda, M., Dodds, P., Kulikauskas, R., Tang, W., Ezcurra, I., Herzmark, P., and McCormick, S. (2002). New pollen-specific receptor kinases identified in tomato, maize and Arabidopsis: the tomato kinases show overlapping but distinct localization patterns on pollen tubes. Plant Mol. Biol. 50: 1-16. [pdf]