Jim Whelan's Publications

Centre Publications for Jim Whelan

Previous Publications by Jim Whelan


Plant Mitochondria: From Genome to Function. (2004). Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration series (vol. 17) Eds. D.A. Day, A.H. Millar and J. Whelan, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. 325pp., 2004, XXVII, 325 p. 8 illus. in color., Hardcover ISBN: 1-4020-2399-5

Book Chapters

Millar A.H., Day, D.A., Whelan J. (2004) Mitochondrial biogenesis and function in Arabidopsis. The Arabidopsis Book, eds. C.R. Somerville and E.M. Meyerowitz, American Society of Plant Biologists, Rockville, MD doi/10.1199/tab.0105, http://www.aspb.org/publications/arabidopsis/

Howell, K.A., Lister, R. Whelan, J. (2004). Expression analysis of mitochondrial components in a variety of plant species using Real-Time Quantitative PCR. In: Rapid Cycle Real-Time PCR – methods and applications. Wittwer, C., Hahn, M. Kaul, K (eds). Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

Schleiff, E. and Whelan, J. (2004). Protein Import into Mitochondria. In Plant Mitochondria: From Genome to Function. (Ed. Day, D.A., Millar, A.H. M. and Whelan, J.) Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Vol 17: pp. 31-54. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Invited Reviews

McCabe, T.M., Daley, D.O., Whelan, J. (2000). Regulatory, Developmental and Tissue Aspects of Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Plants. Plant Biology 2: 121-135.

Millar, H., Considine, M.J., Day, D.A., Whelan, J. (2001). Unravelling the role of mitochondria during oxidative stress in plants. IUBMB Life 51: 201-205.

Heazlewood, J.L., Millar, A.H., Day, D.A., Whelan, J. (2003). What makes a mitochondrion. Genome Biology 4: 218-211.PMCID: 193611

Daley, D.O. and Whelan, J. (2005). Why do genes persist in organelle genomes? Genome Biology 6: (in press).PMCID: 1175947

Research Papers

Maasev, D., Newbigin, E., Whelan, J., Lithgow, T. (2000). How do plant mitochondria avoid importing chloroplast proteins: Tom20 and Tom22 from Arabidopsis thaliana differ from their fungal counterparts. Plant Physiology 123: 811-816.

Adams, K., Daley, D.O., Qiu, Y-L., Whelan, J., Palmer, J. (2000). Repeated, recent and diverse transfers of a mitochondrial gene to the nucleus in flowering plants. Nature 408: 354-357.

Tanudji, M., Dessi, P. Murcha, M.W., Whelan, J. (2000). Protein import into plant mitochondria. ATP and membrane potential requirements differ between precursor proteins. Plant Molecular Biology 45: 317-325.

Ahmed, F.A., Whelan, J., Jequier, A.M., Cummins, J.M. (2000). Torsion-induced injury in rat testes does not affect mitochondrial respiration or the accumulation of mitochondrial mutations. International Journal of Andrology 23: 347-356.

Considine, M.J., Daley, D.O., Whelan, J. (2001). The Expression of Alternative Oxidase and Uncoupling Protein during Fruit Ripening in Mango (Mangifera indica L.). Plant Physiology 126: 1619-1629.PMCID: 117161

Zhang, X.P., Sjoling, S., Tanudji, M., Somogyi, L., Andreu, D., Eriksson, G., Graslund, A., Whelan, J., Glaser E. Mutagenesis and computer modelling approach to study determinants for recognition of signal peptides by the mitochondrial processing peptidase. The Plant Journal 27: 427-438.

Ahmed, F.A., Jequier, A.M., Cummins, J.M., Whelan, J. (2001). Differentially expressed DNA sequences following recovery from unilateral testicular torsion in rat. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1535: 192-199.

Mehmet, D., Ahmed, F.A., Cummins, J.M., Martin, R., Whelan, J. (2001). Quantitation of the common deletion in human testicular mitochondrial DNA by competitive PCR assay using a chimeric competitor. Molecular Human reproduction 7: 301-306.

20. Lister, R., Chew, O., Rudhe, C., Lee, M-L., Whelan, J. (2001). Arabidopsis thaliana ferrochelatase-I and –II are not imported into Arabidopsis mitochondria. FEBS letters 506: 291-295.

Shelden, M.C., Dong, B., de Bruxelles, G.L., Trevaskis, B., Whelan, J. Ryan, P.R., Howitt, S.M.. Udvardi, M.K. (2001). Arabidopsis ammonium transporters, AtAMT1;1 and AtAMt1;2, have different biochemical properties and functional roles. Plant and Soil 231: 151-160.

Rissler, H.M., Collakova, E., DellaPenna, D., Whelan, J., Pogson, B.J. (2002). Chlorophyll Biosynthesis. Expression of a second ChlI gene of magnesium chelatase in Arabidopsis supports only limited chlorophyll synthesis. Plant Physiology 128: 1-10. PMCID: 148938

Daley, D.O., Adams, K.L., Clifton, R., Qualmann, S., Millar, A.H., Palmer, J.D., Pratje, E., Whelan, J. (2002). Gene transfer from the mitochondrion to the nucleus: Novel mechanisms for gene activation from Cox2. The Plant Journal 30: 11-21.

Rudhe, C., Chew, O., Whelan, J+., Glaser, E. (2002). A novel in vitro system for simultaneous import of precursor proteins into chloroplasts and mitochondria. The Plant Journal 30: 213-220.

Adams, K.L., Daley, D.O., Whelan, J., Palmer, J.D. (2002). Genes for two mitochondrial ribosomal proteins in flowering plants are derived from their chloroplast or cytosolic counterparts. Plant Cell 14: 931-943.PMCID: 150693

Lister, R., Mowday, B., Whelan, J., Millar, A.H. (2002). Zinc-dependent intermembrane space proteins stimulate import of carrier proteins into plant mitochondria. The Plant Journal 30: 555-566.

Considine, M.J., Holtzapffel, R.C., Day, D.A., Whelan, J., Millar, A.H. (2002). Molecular distinction between alternative oxidase from Monocots and Dicots. Plant Physiology 129: 949-953..

Djajanegara, I., Finnegan, P.M., Mathieu, C., McCabe, T., Whelan, J., Day, D.A. (2002). Regulation of alternative oxidase gene expression in soybean. Plant Molecular Biology 50: 735-742.

Daley, D.O., Clifton, R., Whelan, J. (2002). Gene transfer of cox2 in legumes required changes in specific amino acids to reduce local hydrophobicity and allow import. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 99: 10510-10515.

30. Rudhe, C. Clifton, R., Whelan, J., Glaser, E. (2002). N-terminal domain of the dual targeted pea glutathione reductase signal peptide controls organellar targeting efficiency. Journal of Molecular Biology 324: 577-585.

Lister, R., Murcha, M.W., Whelan, J. (2003). The mitochondrial protein import machinery of plants (MPIMP) database. Nucleic Acids Research 31: 325-327.PMCID: 165502

Daley, D.O., Considine, M.J., Howell, K.A., Millar, A.H., Day, D.A., Whelan, J. (2003). Respiratory gene expression in soybean cotyledons during post-germinative development. Plant Molecular Biology 51: 745-755.

Dessi, P., Pavlov, P.F., Walberg, F., Rudhe, C., Brack, S. Whelan, J., Glaser, E., (2003). Investigations on the in vitro ability of mitochondrial precursor proteins synthesised in wheat germ transcription-translation extract. Plant Molecular Biology 52: 259-271.

Murcha, M.W., Lister, R., Ho, A.Y.Y., Whelan, J., (2003). Identification, expression and import of translocase of the inner membrane components 17 and 23 from Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 131: 1737-1747.PMCID: 166929

Heazlewood, J.L., Whelan, J. and Millar, A.H. (2003). The products of mitochondrial orf25 and orfB are Fo components in the plant F1Fo ATPsynthase. FEBS lett 540: 201-205.

Heazlewood, J.L., Howell, K.A., Whelan, J. and Millar, A.H. (2003). Towards the analysis of a rice mitochondrial proteome. Plant Physiology 132: 230-242.PMCID: 166968

Considine, M.J., Goodman, M., Echtay, K.S., Laloi, M., Whelan, J., Brand, M.D., Sweetlove, J. (2003). Superoxide stimulates a proton leak in potato mitochondria that is related to the activity of uncoupling protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry 278: 22298-22302.

Taylor, N.L., Rudhe, C., Hulett, J.M., Lithgow, T., Glaser, E., Day, D.A., Millar, A.H., Whelan, J. (2003). Environmental stresses inhibit and stimulate different protein import pathways in plant mitochondria. FEBS letters 547: 125-130.

Chew, O. and Whelan, J. (2003). Dual targeting ability of targeting signals is dependent on the nature of the mature protein. Functional Plant Biology 30: 805-812.

40. Holtzapffel, R.C., Castelli, J., Finnegan, P.M., Millar, A.H., Whelan, J., Day, D.A. (2003). A tomato alternative oxidase protein with altered regulatory properties. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1606: 153-162.

Chew, O., Whelan, J., Millar, A.H. (2003). Molecular definition of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle in Arabidopsis mitochondria reveals dual targeting of antioxidant defences in plants. Journal of Biological Chemistry 278: 46869-46877.PMID: 16092527

Chew, O., Rudhe, C., Glaser, E., Whelan, J. (2003). Characterisation of the targeting signal of dual-targeted pea glutathione reductase. Plant Molecular Biology 53: 341-356.

Qualmann, S.R., Daley, D.O., Whelan, J., Pratje, E. (2003). Import pathway of nuclear-encoded cytochrome oxidase subunit 2 using yeast as a model. Plant Biology 5: 481-490.

Thirkettle-Watts, D. McCabe, T.C., Clifton, R., Moore, C., Finnegan, P.M., Day, D.A., Whelan, J. (2003). Analysis of alternative oxidase promoters from soybean. Plant Physiology 133: 1158-1169.PMCID: 281611

Moore, C.S., Cook-Johnson, R., Rudhe, C., Whelan, J., Day, D.A., Wiskich, J.T., Soole, K.L. (2003). Identification of AtNDI1, an internal non-phosphorylating NAD(P)H dehydrogenase in Arabidopsis thaliana mitochondria. Plant Physiology 133: 1968-1978. PMCID: 300748

Heazlewood, J.L., Tonti-Filipini, J., Gout, A. M., Day, D.A., Whelan, J., Millar, A.H. (2004). Experimental analysis of the Arabidopsis mitochondrial proteome highlights signalling and regulatory components, provides assessments of targeting prediction programs, and indicates plant-specific mitochondrial proteins. Plant Cell 16: 241-256.PMCID: 301408

Norman, C., Howell, K.A., Millar, A.H., Whelan, J., Day, D.A. (2004). Salicylic acid is an uncoupler and inhibitor of mitochondrial electron transport. Plant Physiology 134: 492-501.PMCID: 316328

Chew, O., Lister, R., Qbabou, S., Heazlewood, J.L., Soll, J., Schleiff, E., Millar, A.H., Whelan, J. (2004). A plant outer mitochondrial membrane protein with high amino acid sequence identity to a chloroplast protein import receptor. FEBS lett 557: 109-114.

Lister, R., Chew, O., Lee, M-N, Heazlewood, J.L., Clifton, R., Parker, K.L., Millar, A.H., Whelan, J. (2004). A transcriptomic and proteomic characterisation of the Arabidopsis mitochondrial protein import apparatus and its response to mitochondrial dysfunction. Plant Physiology 134: 777-789.PMCID: 344553

50. Chew, O. and Whelan J. (2004). Just read the message: a model for sorting of proteins between mitochondria and chloroplasts. Trends Plant Science 9: 318-9.

Lee, M-N, and Whelan, J. (2004). Identification of signals required for import of the soybean F(A)d subunit of ATP synthase into mitochondria. Plant Molecular Biology 54: 193-203.

Macasev, D., Whelan, J., Newbigin, E., Silva-Filho, M.C., Mulhern, T.D. and Lithgow, T. (2004). Tom22', an 8-kDa trans-Site Receptor in Plants and Protozoans, Is a Conserved Feature of the TOM Complex That Appeared Early in the Evolution of Eukaryotes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21: 1557-64.

Rudhe, C., Clifton, R., Chew, O., Zemam, K., Richter, S., Lamppa, G., Whelan, J. and Glaser, E. (2004). Processing of dual targeted precursor proteins of glutathione reductase in mitochondria and chloroplasts. Journal of Molecular Biology 343: 639-647.

Murcha, M.W., Elhafez, D., Millar, A.H. and Whelan, J. (2004). The N-terminal extension of plant mitochondrial carrier proteins is removed by two-step processing: The first cleavage is by the mitochondrial processing peptidase. Journal of Molecular Biology 344: 443-454.