Dr Kathleen Judith Webb

Dr Kathleen Judith Webb

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Boeckx, T., Winters, A., Webb, K., Kingston-Smith, A. 2017. (In press) Detection of potential chloroplastic substrates for polyphenol oxidase suggests a role in undamaged leaves. Frontiers in Plant Science Cadair

Boeckx, T., Winters, A., Webb, K., Kingston-Smith, A. 2017. (In press) Exploring polyphenol oxidase function in plants; chloroplastic substrates. Frontiers in Plant Science Cadair


Webb, J., Winters, A. 2015. (In press) Polyphenol oxidase and red clover. Legume Perspectives

Boeckx, T., Winters, A., Webb, J., Kingston-Smith, A. 2015. Polyphenol oxidase in leaves; is there any significance to the chloroplastic localization? Journal of Experimental Botany 66 (12) pp. 3571-3579.

Boeckx, T., Webster, R., Winters, A., Webb, J., Gay, A., Kingston-Smith, A. 2015. Polyphenol oxidase-mediated protection against oxidative stress is not associated with enhanced photosynthetic efficiency. Annals of Botany 116 (4) pp. 529-540.

de Vega, J., Ayling, S., Hegarty, M.J., Kudrna, D., Goicoechea, J.L., Ergon, Å., Rognli, O., Jones, C., Swain, M.T., Geurts, R., Lang, C., Mayer, K.F.X., Rössner, S., Yates, S.A., Webb, K.J., Donnison, I.S., Oldroyd, G.E.D., Wing, R., Caccamo, M., Powell, W., Abberton, M.T., Skot, L. 2015. Red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) draft genome provides a platform for trait improvement. Scientific Reports 5 17394


Webb, J., Cookson, A., Allison, G., Sullivan, M., Winters, A. 2014. Polyphenol oxidase affects normal nodule development in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 5 700 Cadair


Webb, K.J., Cookson, A.R., Allison, G.G., Sullivan, M.L., Winters, A.L. 2013. Gene expression patterns, localisation and substrates of polyphenol oxidase in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61 (31) pp. 7421-7430.


Boeckx, T., Webster, R., Winters, A.L., Webb, K.J., Kingston-Smith, A.H. 2011. Can PPO mitigate photooxidative damage under abiotic stress conditions? 2011 Society for Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting, Glasgow, , 01/07/2011 - 04/07/2011. pp. 34.


Webb, K.J., Jensen, E.F., Heywood, S., Morris, S.M., Linton, P.E., Hooker, J.E. 2010. Gene expression and nitrogen loss in senescing root systems of red clover (Trifolium pratense). Journal of Agricultural Science 148 (5) pp. 579-591. Cadair Other

Rispail, N., Hauck, B.D., Bartholomew, B., Watson, A.A., Nash, R.J., Webb, K.J. 2010. Secondary metabolite profiling of the model legume Lotus japonicus during its symbiotic interaction with Mesorhizobium loti. Symbiosis 50 (3) pp. 119-128. Cadair


Winters, A.L., Heywood, S., Farrar, K., Donnison, I.S., Thomas, A.M., Webb, K.J. 2009. Identification of an extensive gene cluster among a family of PPOs in Trifolium pratense L. (red clover) using a large insert BAC library. BMC Plant Biology 9 94 Cadair

Winters, A.L., Webb, K.J., Donnison, I.S. 2009. Trifolium pratense PPO1/4. Other


Winters, A.L., Donnison, I.P., Abberton, M.T., Ravagnani, A., Webb, K.J. 2008. Defence-related polyphenol oxidase gene family resides on an extensive gene cluster in red clover. IVth International Conference on Legume Genomics and Genetics, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 07/12/2008 - 12/12/2008. pp. p121.

Winters, A.L., Gill, S., Parveen, I., Sullivan, M.L., Webb, K.J. 2008. Role of red clover polyphenol oxidase in pathogen resistance. 24th International Conference on Polyphenols, Salamanca, , 08/07/2008 - 11/07/2008. pp. T3.28.


Sandal, N., Petersen, T.R., Murray, J., Umehara, Y., Karas, B., Yano, K., Kumagai, H., Yoshikawa, M., Saito, K., Hayashi, M., Murakami, Y., Wang, X., Hakoyama, T., Imaizumi-Anraku, H., Sato, S., Kato, T., Chen, W., Hossain, M.S., Shibata, S., Wang, T.L., Yokota, K., Larsen, K., Kanamori, N., Madsen, E., Radutoiu, S., Madsen, L.H., Radu, T.G., Krusell, L., Ooki, Y., Banba, M., Betti, M., Rispail, N., Skøt, L., Tuck, E.F., Perry, J., Yoshida, S., Vickers, K., Pike, J., Mulder, L., Charpentier, M., Müller, J., Ohtomo, R., Kojima, T., Ando, S., Marquez, A.J., Gresshoff, P.M., Harada, K., Webb, K.J., Hata, S., Suganuma, N., Kouchi, H., Kawasaki, S., Tabata, S., Hayashi, M., Parniske, M., Szczyglowski, K., Kawaguchi, M., Stougaard, J. 2006. Genetics of symbiosis in Lotus japonicus: recombinant inbred lines, comparative genetic maps and map position of 35 symbiotic loci. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 19 (1) pp. 80-91. Cadair


Udvardi, M., Chiurazzi, M., Marquez, A.J., Webb, K.J., Parniske, M., Spaink, H., Saalbach, G., Stougaard, J. 2005. Lotus japonicus handbook. Springer Nature Cadair Other

Webb, K.J., Robbins, M.P., Wang, T., Marquez, A.J., Meignez, A., Parniske, M. 2005. Mutagenesis in Lotus japonicus. In A. J. Marquez. (ed) Lotus Handbook. Springer Nature pp. 177-186. Cadair Other

Rispail, N., Morris, P., Webb, K.J. 2005. Phenolic compounds extraction and analysis. Lotus japonicus Handbook. Springer Nature pp. 349-354. Cadair

Tuck, E.F., Webb, K.J., Heywood, S.Humphreys, M.O. 2005. Root senescence in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). Cadair Other

Rispail, N., Webb, K.J., Nash, R.J. 2005. Secondary metabolite profiling method. In A. J. Márquez., J. Stougaard., M. Udvardi., M. Parniske., H. Spaink., G. Saalbach., J. Webb., M. Chiurazzi., A. J. Márquez. (eds) Lotus Japonicus Handbook. Springer Nature pp. 341-348. Cadair Other

Kistner, C., Winzer, T., Pitzschke, A., Mulder, L., Sato, S., Kaneko, T., Tabata, S., Sandal, N., Stougaard, J., Webb, K.J., Szczyglowski, K., Parniske, M. 2005. Seven Lotus japonicus genes required for transcriptional reprogramming of the root during fungal and bacterial symbiosis. Plant Cell 17 (8) pp. 2217-2229. Cadair


Webb, J., Misselbrook, T.H. 2004. A mass-flow model of ammonia emissions from UK livestock production. Atmospheric Environment 38 (14) pp. 2163-2176.


Abberton, M.T., Webb, K.J., Young, S.R. 2003. Molecular genetics of white clover. Focus on Biotechnology. Springer Nature pp. 239-253. Cadair Other


Novero, M., Faccio, A., Genre, A., Stougaard, J., Webb, K.J., Mulder, L., Parniske, M., Bonfante, P. 2002. Dual requirement of the LjSym4 gene for mycorrhizal development in epidermal and cortical cells of Lotus japonicus roots. New Phytologist 154 (3) pp. 741-749.

Minchin, F.R., Webb, K.J., Ramos, J., Rubio, M.C., Gonzalez, E.M., Becana, M., Arrese-Igor, C. 2002. Effects of water stress on antioxidant enzymes of leaves and nodules of transgenic alfalfa overexpressing superoxide dismutases. Physiologia Plantarum 115 (4) pp. 531-540. Cadair


Cook, R., Bardgett, R.D., Eason, W.R., Skøt, L., Webb, K.J. 2001. Biological interactions in grassland soils and productivity. In J. A. Gomide., W. R. S. Mattos., S. Carneiro da Silva. (eds) Grassland Ecosystems: An Outlook into the 21st Century. Proceedings 19th International Grassland Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10/02/2001 - 21/02/2001. Fundação de Estudos Agrarios Luiz de Queiroz pp. 167-168. Cadair

Eason, W.R., Webb, K.J., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Abberton, M.T., Griffith, G.W., Culshaw, C.M., Hooker, J.E., Dhanoa, M.S. 2001. Effect of genotype of Trifolium repens on mycorrhizal symbiosis with Glomus mosseae. Journal of Agricultural Science 137 (1) pp. 27-36. Cadair

Arrese-Igor, C., Ramos, J., Minchin, F.R., Gonzalez, E.M., Becana, M., Rubio, M.C., Webb, K.J. 2001. Expression studies of superoxide dismutases in nodules and leaves of transgenic alfalfa reveal abundance of iron-containing isozymes, post-translational regulation and compensation of isoenzyme activities. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions pp. 1178-1188. Cadair


Morris, P., Webb, K., Robbins, M.P., Skot, L., Jørgensen, B. 1999. Application of biotechnology to Lotus breeding. In P. R. Beuselinck. (ed) Trefoil: the Science and Technology of the Lotus. Cssa Special Publication Crop Science Society of America pp. 199-228.

Webb, K., Humphreys, M.O., Skot, L., Gibbs, M., Gatehouse, J. 1999. Inheritance and expression of transgenes in T2 and T3 generations of Lotus corniculatus transformed using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Euphytica 108 (3) pp. 169-179.


Bavage, A.D., Robbins, M.P., Skot, L., Webb, K.J. 1998. Introducing and Expressing Genes in Legumes. In C. Cunningham., A. J. R. Potter. (eds) Recombinant proteins from Plants: Production and Isolation of Clinically Useful Compounds. Methods in Microbiology Springer Nature pp. 27-38.


Skot, L., Gordon, A., Timms-Taravella, E., James, C., Webb, K., Mizen, S. 1997. Down-regulation of sucrose synthase expression and activity in transgenic hairy roots of Lotus japonicus. Symbiosis 22 pp. 241-254.

Kirkham, M., Webb, K., Skot, L., Humphreys, M.O. 1997. Inheritance of a transgene in Lotus corniculatus L. In J. R. Weddell. (ed) Seeds of Progress: Proceedings of the BGS/BSPB/NIAB/SAC Conference. Occasional symposium Proceedings of the BGS/BSPB/NIAB/SAC Conference, Nottingham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 18/02/1997 - 19/02/1997. British Grassland Society pp. 84-85.


Skot, L., Minchin, F.R., Timms-Taravella, E., Fortune, M.T., Webb, K., Gordon, A.J. 1996. Analysis of the two nodulins, sucrose synthase and ENOD2, in transgenic Lotus plants. Plant and Soil 186 (1) pp. 99-106.

Webb, K., Gibbs, M., Mizen, S., Skot, L., Gatehouse, J.A. 1996. Genetic transformation of Lotus corniculatus using disarmed Agrobacterium tumefaciens and the inheritance of transgenes in the T1 generation. Transgenic Research 5 (5) pp. 303-312.


Dalton, S., Jackson, J.A., Chamberlain, D.A., Webb, K., Dale, P.J. 1985. Cell and protoplast culture in forage grasses. In E. Magnier., A. de Nettancourt. (eds) Genetic Engineering of Plants and Microorganisms Important for Agriculture. EEC Conference, The Hague, Netherlands, 01/12/1985. Brill pp. 65-66.