Ms Sue Dalton

Ms Sue Dalton

Research Scientist

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Publications

2017

Morris, P., Dalton, S., Langdon, T., Hauck, B., Buanafina, M.M.d.O. 2017. Expression of a fungal ferulic acid esterase in suspension cultures of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) decreases cell wall feruloylation and increases rates of cell wall digestion. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 129 (2) pp. 181-193. 10.1007/s11240-017-1168-9 Cadair

2016

Shah, I., Donnison, I., Insole, J., Winters, A., Dalton, S., Woodman, T., Bosch, M., Threadgill, M.D. 2016 (In press). An efficient assay for ferulic acid esterase and para-coumaric acid esterases in plants at physiologically relevant activities. Cell Chemistry and Biology 6 (5) pp. 300-311. Cadair

2015

Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Dalton, S., Langdon, T., Timms-Taravella, E., Shearer, E.A., Morris, P. 2015. Functional co-expression of a fungal ferulic acid esterase and a β-1, 4 endoxylanase in Festuca arundinacea (tall fescue) modifies post-harvest cell wall deconstruction. Planta 242 (1) pp. 97-111. 10.1007/s00425-015-2288-2 Cadair

2014

Bhatia, R., Dalton, S.J., Roberts, L.A., Gallagher, J.A., Bosch, M. 2014. Genetic engineering of lignocellulosic biomass in grasses: from gene function analysis to targeted in planta deconstruction. First International Workshop on Plant Synthetic Biology. Cadair

2013

Dalton, S.J. 2013. Biotechnology of Miscanthus. In S. M. Jain., S. D. Gupta., S. M. Jain. (eds) Biotechnology of Neglected and Underutilized Crops. Springer Nature pp. 243-294. Cadair

2012

Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Langdon, T., Dalton, S., Morris, P. 2012. Expression of a Trichoderma reesei β-1,4 endo-xylanase in tall fescue modifies cell wall structure and digestibility and elicits pathogen defence responses. Planta 236 (6) pp. 1757-1774 . 10.1007/s00425-012-1724-9 Other Cadair

Bosch, M., Roberts, L., Dalton, S., Cookson, A., Timms-Taravella, E., Allison, G., Donnison, I. 2012. Unravelling the regulatory network controlling cell wall synthesis in grasses to improve the conversation of lignocellulosic biomass into biofuels. Monogram Conference 2012. Cadair

2011

Dalton, S.J., Gallagher, J.A., Winters, A.L., Langdon, T., Timms-Taravella, E., Donnison, I.S. 2011. Genetic transformation of Miscanthus sinensis with a ferulic acid esterase gene. 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Other Cadair

Bosch, M., Roberts, L.A., Dalton, S.J., Robson, P.R., Donnison, I.S., Nielsen, K., Mur, L.A.J. 2011. Brachypodium as a model for studying traits relevant for the development of bioenergy grasses. 1st European Brachypodium Workshop. Cadair

Dalton, S.J., Bosch, M., Robson, P.R., Donnison, I.S. 2011. Neomycin phosphotransferase gene (nptII) as a selectable marker for Brachypodium BD21. 1st European Brachypodium Workshop. Other Cadair

Dalton, S.J., Winters, A.L., Langdon, T., Timms-Taravella, E., Donnison, I.S. 2011. Genetic transformation of Miscanthus sinensis with FAE. Plant Transformation Technologies II Conference. Cadair

Dalton, S.J., Bsch, M., Donnison, I.S. 2011. Cold treatment, maltose and modified MS medium improve embryogenesis in Brachypodium BD21. 1st European Brachypodium Workshop. Other Cadair

Bosch, M., Roberts, L., Dalton, S., Timms-Taravella, E., Carli, J., Allison, G., Donnison, I. 2011. Genetic engineering of energy crops to improve the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into biofuels. Aspects of Applied Biology 110. Association of Applied Biologists pp. 104-104. Cadair

2010

Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Langdon, T., Hauck, B.D., Dalton, S.J., Timms-Taravella, E.J., Morris, P. 2010. Targeting expression of a fungal ferulic acid esterase to the apoplast, endoplasmic reticulum or golgi can disrupt feruloylation of the growing cell wall and increase the biodegradability of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). Plant Biotechnology Journal 8 (3) pp. 316-331. 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2009.00485.x Cadair

Dalton, S.J., Timms-Taravella, E., Donnison, I.S. 2010. Improved genetic transformation of Miscanthus sinensis. 18th European Biomass Conference,'From Research to Industry and Markets', Lyon Convention Centre, France. Cadair

Dalton, S.J., Donnison, I.S. 2010. Improved in vitro propagation and establishment in soil of Miscanthus species. 18th European Biomass Conference,'From Research to Industry and Markets', Lyon Convention Centre, France. Cadair

2008

Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Langdon, T., Hauck, B.D., Dalton, S.J., Morris, P. 2008. Expression of a fungal ferulic acid esterase increases cell wall digestibility of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea). Plant Biotechnology Journal 6 (3) pp. 264-280. 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2007.00317.x Cadair

2007

Dalton, S., Morris, P., Timms-Taravella, E., Heyward, E. 2007. A Comparison of Maize and Rice Ubiquitin Promoter Activity using the uidA (gus) Gene in Maize. Plant Transformation Technologies Conference Vienna February 4-7, 2007 . Cadair

Dalton, S., Legrand, C. 2007. In vitro propagation and conservation of the rare wild species Asparagus prostratus. Plant Science Wales. Cadair

2006

Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Langdon, T., Hauck, B., Dalton, S., Morris, P. 2006. Manipulating the phenolic acid content and digestibility of Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) by vacuolar targeted expression of a fungal ferulic acid esterase. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 130 (1-3) pp. 416-426. 10.1385/ABAB:130:1:416 Cadair

Dalton, S., Langdon, T., Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Hauck, B., Morris, P. 2006. Manipulating cell wall phenolic composition by targeted expression of fungal enzymes towards more digestible grasses. Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference. Other Cadair

Dalton, S., Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Hauck, B., Morris, P. 2006. Genetic manipulation of phenolic acid content and digestibility of grasses by targeted expression of anAspergillus ferulic acid esterase and Trichoderma xylanase. Proceedings of the American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Other Cadair

2005

Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Timms-Taravella, E.J., Robson, P.R.H., Morris, P., Wiffen, D., Dalton, S.J., Bettany, A.J.E.Humphreys, M.O. 2005. Nylon mesh as an improved support for bombarded calli or cell suspensions. In F. P. O'Mara., R. J. Wilkins., L. 't Mannetje., D. K. Lovett., P. A. M. Rogers., T. M. Boland. (eds) XX International Grassland Conference: Offered Papers. The 4th International Symposium on the Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf & Post-Congress Satellite Workshop of the XX International Grassland Congress - Genetic improvement of grasses and other forage crops. 1st edn, Wageningen Academic Publishers Cadair Other

Morris, P., Dalton, S.J., Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Robson, P.R.H., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms, E.J.Humphreys, M.O. 2005. A comparison of hygromycin and paromomycin selection strategies in the genetic transformation of seven Lolium, Festuca, Poa and Agrostis species. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on the Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. XXth International Grassland Congress. Cadair Other

Hauck, B.D., Dalton, S.J., Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Langdon, T., Porter, H., Morris, P.Humphreys, M.O. 2005. Manipulating the phenolic acid content and digestibility of forage grasses by targeted expression of fungal cell wall degrading enzymes. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on the Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. XXth International Grassland Congress. Cadair Other

2003

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Bhat, V., Gupta, M.G., Bailey, K., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. 2003. Genetic transformation of Dichanthium annulatum (Forssk) - an apomictic tropical forage grass. Plant Cell Reports 21 (10) pp. 974-980. 10.1007/s00299-003-0600-2 Cadair

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P., Manderyck, B., Dhanoa, M. 2003. Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of Festuca arundinacea (Schreb.) and Lolium multiflorum (Lam.). Plant Cell Reports 21 (5) pp. 437-444. 10.1007/s00299-002-0531-3 Cadair

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. 2003. Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of forage grasses - progress and prospects. Plant & Animal Genomes XI Conference. Other Cadair

2002

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P., Dhanoa, M. 2002. Effect of selectable gene to reporter gene ratio on the frequency of co-transformation and co-expression of uidA and hpt transgenes in protoplast-derived plants of tall fescue. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 68 (2) pp. 177-186. 10.1023/A:1013894801716 Cadair

Michael, A.J., Walton, N.J., Morris, P., Dalton, S.J., Bettany, A.J.E., Hauck, B.D., Timms, E.J. 2002. Modifying lignin and cell wall phenolics in forage grasses by altering precursor supply. Cadair Other

Robbins, M.P., Allison, G.G., Bettany, A.J.E., Dalton, S.J., Davies, T.E., Hauck, B.D., Hughes, J., Timms, E.J., Morris, P. 2002. Biochemical and molecular basis of plant composition determining the degradability of forage for ruminant nutrition. In J. Durand. (ed) Multi-Function Grasslands: Quality Forages, Animal Products and Landscapes. Grassland Science in Europe 7 19th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. British Grassland Society pp. 37-43. Cadair Other

Buanafina, M.M.d.O., Langdon, T., Hicks, H., Hauck, B.D., Dalton, S.J., Morris, P. 2002. Targeted expression of a ferulic acid esterase from Aspergillus niger in leaves of forage grasses. In J. L. Durand., J. Emile., C. Huyghe., G. Lemaire. (eds) Multifunctional Grassland: Quality Forages, Animal Products and Landscapes. Grassland Science in Europe Proceedings of the 19th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation (EGF). British Grassland Society pp. 66-69. Cadair Other

2001

Bhat, V., Dalton, S., Kumar, S., Bhat, B.V., Gupta, M.G., Morris, P. 2001. Particle-inflow-gun-mediated genetic transformation of buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris L.): Optimizing biological and physical parameters. Journal of Applied Genetics 42 (4) pp. 405-412. Cadair Other

Kuai, B., Perret, S.J., Wan, S.M., Dalton, S.J., Bettany, A.J.E., Morris, P. 2001. Transformation of oat and inheritance of bar gene expression. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 66 (2) pp. 79-88. 10.1023/A:1010613704824 Cadair

2000

Dalton, S., Morris, P., Bettany, A.J.E., Manderyck, B., Timms-Taravella, E. 2000. Agrobacterium mediated transformation of Festuca arundinacea and Lolium multiflorum. Molecular Breeding of Forage Crops, Second International Symposium. Cadair

1999

Kuai, B., Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Morris, P. 1999. Regeneration of fertile transgenic tall fescue plants with a stable highly expressed foreign gene. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 149-154 pp. 149-154. 10.1023/A:1006340001405 Cadair

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. 1999. Co-transformed, diploid Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass), Lolium multiflorum (Italian ryegrass) and Lolium temulentum (Darnel) plants produced by microprojectile bombardment. Plant Cell Reports 18 (9) pp. 721-726. 10.1007/s002990050649 Cadair

1998

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. 1998. Transgenic plants of Lolium multiflorum, Lolium perenne, Festuca arundinacea and Agrostis stolonifera by silicon carbide fibre-mediated transformation of cell suspension cultures. Plant Science 132 (1) pp. 31-43. 10.1016/S0168-9452(97)00259-8 Cadair

Bettany, A.J.E., Dalton, S., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. 1998. Stability of transgene expression during vegetative propagation of protoplast-derived tall fescue (Festuca Arundinacea Schreb) plants. Journal of Experimental Botany 49 (328) pp. 1797-1804. 10.1093/jxb/49.328.1797 Cadair

1997

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. 1997. Co-transformation of grasses using a particle inflow gun. In J. R. Weddell. (ed) Seeds of Progress: Proceedings of the BGS/BSPB/NIAB/SAC Conference. Proceedings of the BGS/BPSB/NIAB/SAC Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 90-91. Cadair

Humphreys, M.W., Thomas, H.M., King, I.P., Morgan, W.G., Meredith, M.R., Harper, J.A., Humphreys, M.O., Bettany, A.J.E., Dalton, S., James, A.R. 1997. Applications of recent advances at the Institute of Grassland and Environmental research in cytogenetics of the Lolium/Festuca complex. Journal of Applied Genetics 38 (3) pp. 273-284. Cadair

1996

Thomas, H., Dalton, S., Evans, C., Chorlton, K.H., Thomas, I. 1996. Evaluating drought resistance in germplasm of meadow fescue. Euphytica 92 (3) pp. 401-411. 10.1007/BF00037125 Cadair

1995

Dalton, S., Bettany, A.J.E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. 1995. The effect of selection pressure on transformation frequency and copy number in transgenic plants of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.). Plant Science 108 (1) pp. 63-70. 10.1016/0168-9452(95)04127-G Cadair

1994

Garcia, A., Dalton, S., Humphreys, M.O. 1994. Reproductive disturbances and phosphoglucoisomerase instability in Festuca arundinacea (tall fescue) plants regenerated from callus and cell suspension culture. Heredity 73 pp. 355-362. 10.1038/hdy.1994.182 Cadair

1993

Dalton, S. 1993. Regeneration of plants from protoplasts of Lolium (Ryegrasses) and Festuca (Fescues). In Y. Bajaj. (ed) Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry. Protoplasts and Genetic Engineering III . Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry Springer Nature, Berlin, Heidelberg pp. 46-68 . Cadair

1992

Humphreys, M.W., Dalton, S.J. 1992. Stability at the phosphogluoisomerase (PGI/2) locus in Lolium multiflorum (2n = 4x = 28) x Festuca arundinacea (2n = 6x = 42) plants regenerated from cell suspension. Genome 35 (3) pp. 461-467. 10.1139/g92-068 Cadair

Ougham, H., Thomas, A., Thomas, B., Roberts, P., Mutinda, C., Hayward, M.D., Dalton, S. 1992. Leaf development in Lolium temulentum: characterization of a slow-to-green mutant. New Phytologist 122 (2) pp. 261-272. 10.1111/j.1469-8137.1992.tb04230.x Cadair

Dalton, S., Thomas, I. 1992. A statistical comparison of various factors on embryogenic proliferation, morphogenesis and regeneration in Lolium temulentum cell suspension colonies. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 30 (1) pp. 15-29. 10.1007/BF00039997 Cadair

Humphreys, N.C., Dalton, S. 1992. A relationship between heading date and in vitro tillering propensity in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Euphytica 58 (3) pp. 253-257. 10.1007/BF00025257 Cadair

1991

Humphreys, M., Dalton, S. 1991. Stability at the phosphoglucoisomrase (PGI/2) locus in Festuca arundinacea plants regenerated from cell suspension and protoplast culture. Genome 34 (1) pp. 59-65. 10.1139/g91-010 Cadair

1988

Dalton, S. 1988. Plant regeneration from cell suspension protoplasts of Festuca arundinacea Schreb. (tall fescue) and Lolium perenne L. (perennial ryegrass). Journal of Plant Physiology Biochemie und Physiologie der Pflanzen Zeitschrift für Pflanzenphysiologie 132 (2) pp. 170-175. 10.1016/S0176-1617(88)80156-1 Cadair

Dalton, S. 1988. Plant regeneration from cell suspension protoplasts of Festuca arundinacea Schreb., Lolium perenne L. and L. multiflorum Lam. In K. J. Puite., J. J. M. Dons., H. J. Huizing., A. J. Kool., M. Koornneef., F. A. Krens. (eds) Progress in Plant Protoplast Research: Proceedings of the 7th International Protoplast Symposium, Wageningen, the Netherlands, December 6-11, 1987. Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture, vol. 7 pp. 49-52. 10.1007/978-94-009-2788-9_12 Cadair

Dalton, S. 1988. Plant regeneration from gell suspension protoplasts of Festuca arundinacea Schreb., Lolium perenne L. and L. multiflorum Lam. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 12 (2) pp. 137-140. 10.1007/BF00040075 Cadair

1987

Hale, A.D., Pollock, C., Dalton, S. 1987. Polysaccharide production in liquid cell suspension culture of Phleum pratense L. Plant Cell Reports. Plant Cell Reports 6 (6) pp. 435-438. 10.1007/BF00272776 Cadair

1985

Dalton, S., Dale, P.J. 1985. The application of in vitro tiller induction in Lolium multiflorum. Euphytica 34 (3) pp. 897-904. 10.1007/BF00035429 Cadair

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. Brill pp. 65-66. Cadair

1983

Dalton, S., Dale, P.J. 1983. Immature inflorescence culture in Lolium, Festuca, Phleum and Dactylis. Journal of Plant Physiology Biochemie und Physiologie der Pflanzen Zeitschrift für Pflanzenphysiologie 111 (1) pp. 39-45. 10.1016/S0044-328X(83)80071-3 Cadair

1981

Dalton, S., Dale, P.J. 1981. Induced tillering of Lolium multiflorum in vitro. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 1 (1) pp. 57-64. 10.1007/BF02318904 Cadair

1980

Dalton, S., Dale, P.J., Cheyne, V.A. 1980. Pathogen elimination and in vitro plant storage in forage grasses and legumes. In D. Ingram., J. Helgeson. (eds) Tissue Culture Methods for Plant Pathologists . pp. 119-124. Cadair