Recent Publications

Broz, A.K., R F. Guerrero, A.M. Randle, Y. S. Baek, M.W. Hahn, and P. A. Bedinger. Transcriptomic analysis links gene expression to unilateral pollen-pistil reproductive barriers. BMC Plant Biol, in revision

Bedinger, P.A., A.K. Broz, A. Tovar-Mendez, and B. McClure (2017) Pollen-pistil interactions and their role in mate selection. Plant Physiol. 173:79-90      PDF

Broz, A.K., A. M. Randle, S.A. Sianta, A. Tovar-Mendez, B. McClure and P.A. Bedinger (2017) Dynamics of reproductive barriers at the northern margin of wild tomato species S. habrochaites: consequences for mating systems, interspecific incompatibility and inter-population interactions. New Phytologist 213:440-454 doi: 10.1111/nph.14130     PDF

Baek, YS, S.M. Royer, A. K. Broz, P.A. Covey, G. López-Casado, R. Nuñez, P.J. Kear, M. Bonierbale, M. Orillo, E. van der Knaap, S.M. Stack, B. McClure, R.T. Chetelat, and P.A. Bedinger (2016) Pre- and postzygotic reproductive isolating barriers in sympatric wild tomato species. American J. Botany 103:1964-1978 (selected for cover and Highlight of issue) doi:10.3732/ajb.1600356     PDF

Fleming, M., S. R. Decker, P. A. Bedinger (2016) Investigating the role of extensin proteins in polar biomass recalcitrance. BioResources 11(2): 4727-4744 doi: 10.15376/biores.11.2.4727-4744     PDF

Baek, YS, P.A. Covey, J. J. Petersen, R.T. Chetelat, B. McClure and P. A. Bedinger Testing the SI × SC rule: pollen-pistil interactions in interspecific crosses between members of the tomato clade (Solanum section Lycopersicon, Solanaceae)  (2015) American J. Botany 102 ( 2 ): 302 – 311 (Selected for Highlight of issue)     PDF

Tovar-Méndez, A.; A. Kumar, K. Kondo, A. Ashford, Y.S. Baek, L. Welch, P.A. Bedinger, and B. McClure.  Restoring pistil-side self-incompatibility factors recapitulates an interspecific reproductive barrier between tomato species (2014) The Plant Journal 77: 727–736     PDF


Past Publications


Chalivendra, S.C., G. Lopez-Casado,  A. Kumar, A.R.  Kassenbrock, S. Royer, A. Tovar-Mendez, P. A. Covey, L.A. Dempsey, A.M. Randle, S. M. Stack, J.K.C. Rose, B. McClure and P. A. Bedinger (2013) Developmental onset of reproductive barriers and associated proteome changes in stigma/styles of Solanum pennellii J. Experimental Botany, 64: 265-279

Lopez-Casado, G., P. A. Covey, P. A. Bedinger, L. A. Mueller, T. W. Thannhauser, S.  Zhang, Z.  Fei, J. J. Giovannoni and J. K.C. Rose (2012) Enabling Proteomic Studies with RNA-Seq: The Proteome of Tomato Pollen as a Test Case Proteomics 12: 761-774

Bedinger, P. A., R. Chetelat, B. McClure, L. Moyle, J. Rose, S. Stack, E. van der Knaap, Y. S.  Baek, G. Lopez-Casado, P. Covey, A. Kumar, W. Li, ,  R. Nunez, and S. Royer (2011) Interspecific Reproductive Barriers in the Tomato Clade: Opportunities to Decipher Mechanisms of Reproductive Isolation, Sexual Plant Reproduction 24:171–187

Bedinger, P.A., G. L. Pearce, and P. A. Covey (2010) RALFs: peptide regulators of plant growth, Plant Signaling and Behavior 5:1-5

Covey, P.A., K. Kondo, L. Welch, E. Frank, S. Sianta, A. Kumar, E.van der Knaap, R. Nunez, G. Lopez-Casado, J.K.C. Rose, B.A. McClure, and P.A. Bedinger (2010) Multiple Features that Distinguish Unilateral Incongruity and Self-incompatibility in the Tomato Clade, The Plant Journal 64: 367–378

Covey, P., R.L. Parsons, C. A. Ryan, F. Lay, M. Anderson, G. Pearce and P. A. Bedinger (2010) PRALF, a peptide regulator of pollen tube growth in S. lycopersicum Plant Physiology 153: 703-715

Anderson, L.K., P.A. Covey, L.R. Larsen, P.A. Bedinger, and S.M. Stack (2010) Structural differences in chromosomes distinguish species in the tomato clade. Journal of Cytogenetics and Genome Research 129: 24-34

Li, Lian-Chao, P.A. Bedinger, C. Volk, D.A. Jones, and D. J. Cosgrove (2003) Purification and Characterization of Four b-Expansins (Zea m1 Isoforms) from Maize Pollen.  Plant Physiology 132: 2073-2085

Baumberger N., B. Doesseger, R. Guyot , A. Diet, R.L. Parsons, M.A. Clark, M.P. Simmons, P. Bedinger, C. Ringli and B. Keller (2003) Whole-genome comparison of LRR-extensins (LRXs) in Arabidopsis thaliana and Oryza sativa: a conserved family of cell wall proteins form a vegetative and a reproductive clade. Plant Physiology 131: 1313-1326

Chaubal, R, J.R. Anderson, M.R. Trimnell, T.W. Fox, M.C. Albertsenand P. Bedinger (2003)The transformation of anthers in the msca1 mutant of maize, Planta 216: 778-788

Anderson, J.R., W.S. Barnes, and P. Bedinger (2002)  The effect of 2,6-Dichlorobenzonitril, an inhibitor of cellulose biosynthesis, on the in vitro growth of petunia and lily pollen tubes, Journal of Plant Physiology 159: 62-67

Stratford, S., W. Barnes, D.L. Hohorst, J.G. Sagert, A. Golubiewski, A.M. Showalter, S. McCormick, R. Cotter and P. Bedinger (2001) A leucine-rich repeat region is conserved in pollen extensin-like (Pex) proteins in monocots and dicots. Plant Molecular Biology 46: 43-56

Chaubal, R., C. Zanella, M.R. Trimnell, T.W. Fox, M.C.  Albertsen and P. Bedinger (2000) Two male-sterile mutants of maize with an extra cell division in the anther wall. American Journal of Botany 87:1193-1201

Cosgrove, D., P. Bedinger, and E. Durachko (1997)  Group I allergens of grass pollen as cell wall-loosening agents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 94: 6559-6564

Loukides, C.A., A.H. Broadwater and P.A. Bedinger (1995) Two new male-sterile mutants of Zea mays (Poaceae) with abnormal tapetal cell morphology. American J. Botany 82:1017-1023

Rubinstein, A.L., J. Marquez, M. Suarez-Cervera and P.A. Bedinger (1995) Extensin-like glycoproteins in the maize pollen tube wall. Plant Cell 7: 2211-2225

Rubinstein, A.L., R.T.N. Prata and P.A. Bedinger (1995) Accumulation of hydroxyproline and hydroxyproline-containing proteins of maize pollen during pollen development.  Sexual Plant Reproduction 8: 27-32

Rubinstein, A.L., K.B. Lowrey, A.H. Broadwater, and P.A. Bedinger (1995) Pex1, a novel pollen-specific gene with an extensin-like domain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 92:3086-3090

Bedinger, P.A. and J. Callis (1994) Developmentally regulated loss of ubiquitin and ubiquitinated proteins during pollen maturation in maize.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 91: 6074-6077

Broadwater, A., A. L. Rubinstein, C.H. Chay, D.G. Klapper and P.A. Bedinger (1993) Zea m1, the maize homolog of the Lol p1 allergen.  Gene 131: 227-230

Stapleton, A.E. and P. Bedinger  (1992) Immature maize spikelets develop and produce pollen in culture.  Plant Cell Reports 11: 248-252

Chay, C.H., E.G. Buehler, J.M. Thorn, T. Whelan and P. Bedinger (1992) Purification of maize pollen exines and analysis of associated proteins. Plant Physiology 100:756-761

Perdue, T.D., C.A. Loukides and P.A.  Bedinger (1992) The formation of cytoplasmic channels between tapetal cells in Zea maysProtoplasma 171: 75-79

Bedinger, P. and M. Edgerton (1990) Developmental staging of maize microspores reveals a transition in developing microspore proteins. Plant Physiology 92: 474-479

Leon, P., V. Walbot, and P. Bedinger (1989) Apparent capture of tRNA genes by a maize mitochondrial plasmid.  Nucleic Acids Research 17: 4089-4099

Bedinger,P., M. Munn, and B.M. Alberts (1989) Specific sequences act as pause sites during the replication of double-stranded DNA  catalyzed by purified T4 replication proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 264: 16880-16886

Morton, C.M., D.L.  Lawson, and P. Bedinger (1989) Morphological study of the maize male sterile mutant ms7.  Maydica 34: 239-245

Bedinger, P., A. Moriarty, R. C. von Borstel II, N. J. Donovan, K.S. Steimer and D. R. Littman (1988).  HIV internalization does not require the cytoplasmic domain of CD4.  Nature 334: 162-165

Bedinger, P. and V. Walbot (1986) DNA synthesis in purified maize mitochondria.  Current Genetics 10: 631-637

Bedinger, P., E. de Hostos, P. Leon and V. Walbot (1986) Cloning and characterization of a linear 2.3 Kbp plasmid of maize.   Molec. Gen. Genet.  205: 206-212

Sederoff, R., P. Ronald, P. Bedinger, C. Rivin, V. Walbot, M. Bland and C.S. Levings III  (1986) Maize mitochondrial plasmid S-1 sequences share homology with chloroplast gene psbA. Genetics 113: 469-482

Jongeneel, C.V., P. Bedinger and B.M. Alberts (1984) Effects of the bacteriophage T4 dda protein on DNA synthesis catalyzed by purified T4 replication proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 259:12933-12938

Bedinger, P. and B.M. Alberts (1983) The 3′-5′ proofreading exonuclease of bacteriophage T4 DNA polymerase is stimulated by other T4 DNA replication proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 258: 9649-9656

Bedinger, P., M. Hochstrasser, C.V. Jongeneel, and B.M. Alberts (1983) Properties of the T4 bacteriophage DNA replication apparatus: a DNA helicase is required to bypass a bound RNA polymerase molecule. Cell 34: 115-123

Meyer, T.F., I. Baumel, K. Geider, and P. Bedinger (1981) Replication of phage fd RF with fd gene 2 protein and phage T4 enzymes. J. Biol. Chem. 256: 5810-5813

Heffron, F., P. Bedinger, J. J. Champoux and S. Falkow (1977) Deletions affecting the transposition of an antibiotic resistance gene.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 74: 702-706