Ms Sue Dalton

Ms Sue Dalton

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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 digestionMorris, P., Dalton, S., Langdon, T., Hauck, B. & Buanafina, M. M. D. O. 2017 In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture.129, 2, p. 181-19313 p.
An efficient assay for ferulic acid esterase and para-coumaric acid esterases in plants at physiologically relevant activitiesShah, I., Donnison, I., Insole, J., Winters, A., Dalton, S., Woodman, T., Bosch, M. & Threadgill, M. D. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Cell Chemistry and Biology.6, 5, p. 300-31111 p.
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 deconstructionBuanafina, M. M. D. O., Dalton, S., Langdon, T., Timms-Taravella, E., Shearer, E. A. & Morris, P. 2015 In : Planta.242, 1, p. 97-11114 p.
Genetic engineering of lignocellulosic biomass in grasses: from gene function analysis to targeted in planta deconstructionBhatia, R., Dalton, S. J., Roberts, L. A., Gallagher, J. A. & Bosch, M. 2014
Biotechnology of MiscanthusDalton, S. J. 2013 Biotechnology of Neglected and Underutilized Crops. Jain, S. M., Gupta, . S. D. & Jain, S. M. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 243-29451 p.
Expression of a Trichoderma reesei β-1,4 endo-xylanase in tall fescue modifies cell wall structure and digestibility and elicits pathogen defence responsesBuanafina, M. M. D. O., Langdon, T., Dalton, S. & Morris, P. 2012 In : Planta.236, 6, p. 1757-1774 18 p.
Unravelling the regulatory network controlling cell wall synthesis in grasses to improve the conversation of lignocellulosic biomass into biofuelsBosch, M., Roberts, L., Dalton, S., Cookson, A., Timms-Taravella, E., Allison, G. & Donnison, I. 2012
Genetic transformation of Miscanthus sinensis with a ferulic acid esterase geneDalton, S. J., Gallagher, J. A., Winters, A. L., Langdon, T., Timms-Taravella, E. & Donnison, I. S. 2011
Brachypodium as a model for studying traits relevant for the development of bioenergy grassesBosch, M., Roberts, L. A., Dalton, S. J., Robson, P. R., Donnison, I. S., Nielsen, K. & Mur, L. A. J. 2011 p. Abstract No: P2.9
Neomycin phosphotransferase gene (nptII) as a selectable marker for Brachypodium BD21Dalton, S. J., Bosch, M., Robson, P. R. & Donnison, I. S. 2011
Genetic transformation of Miscanthus sinensis with FAEDalton, S. J., Winters, A. L., Langdon, T., Timms-Taravella, E. & Donnison, I. S. 2011
Cold treatment, maltose and modified MS medium improve embryogenesis in Brachypodium BD21Dalton, S. J., Bsch, M. & Donnison, I. S. 2011 p. Abstract No: P3.1
Genetic engineering of energy crops to improve the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into biofuelsBosch, M., Roberts, L., Dalton, S., Timms-Taravella, E., Carli, J., Allison, G. & Donnison, I. 2011 Aspects of Applied Biology 110.Association of Applied Biologists, p. 104-1041 p.
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)Buanafina, M. M. D. O., Langdon, T., Hauck, B. D., Dalton, S. J., Timms-Taravella, E. J. & Morris, P. 2010 In : Plant Biotechnology Journal.8, 3, p. 316-33116 p.
Improved genetic transformation of Miscanthus sinensisDalton, S. J., Timms-Taravella, E. & Donnison, I. S. 2010
Improved in vitro propagation and establishment in soil of Miscanthus speciesDalton, S. J. & Donnison, I. S. 2010
Expression of a fungal ferulic acid esterase increases cell wall digestibility of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea)Buanafina, M. M. D. O., Langdon, T., Hauck, B. D., Dalton, S. J. & Morris, P. 2008 In : Plant Biotechnology Journal.6, 3, p. 264-28017 p.
A Comparison of Maize and Rice Ubiquitin Promoter Activity using the uidA (gus) Gene in Maize.Dalton, S., Morris, P., Timms-Taravella, E. & Heyward, E. 2007
In vitro propagation and conservation of the rare wild species Asparagus prostratus.Dalton, S. & Legrand, C. 2007
Manipulating cell wall phenolic composition by targeted expression of fungal enzymes towards more digestible grassesDalton, S., Langdon, T., 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 xylanaseDalton, S., Buanafina, M. M. D. O., Hauck, B. & Morris, P. 2006
Manipulating the phenolic acid content and digestibility of Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) by vacuolar targeted expression of a fungal ferulic acid esteraseBuanafina, M. M. D. O., Langdon, T., Hauck, B., Dalton, S. & Morris, P. 2006 In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology.130, 1-3, p. 416-426
Nylon mesh as an improved support for bombarded calli or cell suspensionsBuanafina, 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. (ed.) 2005 XX International Grassland Conference: Offered Papers. O'Mara, F. P., Wilkins, R. J., 't Mannetje, L., Lovett, D. K., Rogers, P. A. M. & Boland, T. M. (eds.). 1 ed.Wageningen Academic Publishers
A comparison of hygromycin and paromomycin selection strategies in the genetic transformation of seven Lolium, Festuca, Poa and Agrostis speciesMorris, P., Dalton, S. J., Buanafina, M. M. D. O., Robson, P. R. H., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms, E. J. & Humphreys, M. O. (ed.) 2005
Manipulating the phenolic acid content and digestibility of forage grasses by targeted expression of fungal cell wall degrading enzymesHauck, B. D., Dalton, S. J., Buanafina, M. M. D. O., Langdon, T., Porter, H., Morris, P. & Humphreys, M. O. (ed.) 2005 p. 978-9013 p.
Genetic transformation of Dichanthium annulatum (Forssk) - an apomictic tropical forage grassDalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Bhat, V., Gupta, M. G., Bailey, K., Timms-Taravella, E. & Morris, P. 2003 In : Plant Cell Reports.21, 10, p. 974-9807 p.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of Festuca arundinacea (Schreb.) and Lolium multiflorum (Lam.)Dalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P., Manderyck, B. & Dhanoa, M. S. 2003 In : Plant Cell Reports.21, 5, p. 437-4448 p.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of forage grasses - progress and prospects.Dalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms-Taravella, E. & Morris, P. 2003
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 fescueDalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms-Taravella, E., Morris, P. & Dhanoa, M. S. 2002 In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture.68, 2, p. 177-18610 p.
Modifying lignin and cell wall phenolics in forage grasses by altering precursor supplyMichael, A. J., Walton, N. J., Morris, P., Dalton, S. J., Bettany, A. J. E., Hauck, B. D. & Timms, E. J. 2002 p. 27-304 p.
Biochemical and molecular basis of plant composition determining the degradability of forage for ruminant nutritionRobbins, M. P., Allison, G. G., Bettany, A. J. E., Dalton, S. J., Davies, T. E., Hauck, B. D., Hughes, J-W., Timms, E. J. & Morris, P. 2002 Multi-Function Grasslands: Quality Forages, Animal Products and Landscapes. Durand, J-L. (ed.). British Grassland Society, p. 37-437 p. (Grassland Science in Europe 7)
Targeted expression of a ferulic acid esterase from Aspergillus niger in leaves of forage grassesBuanafina, M. M. D. O., Langdon, T., Hicks, H., Hauck, B. D., Dalton, S. J. & Morris, P. 2002 Multifunctional Grassland: Quality Forages, Animal Products and Landscapes. Durand, J. L., Emile, J-C., Huyghe, C. & Lemaire, G. (eds.). British Grassland Society, Vol. 7, p. 66-694 p. (Grassland Science in Europe)
Particle-inflow-gun-mediated genetic transformation of buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris L.): Optimizing biological and physical parametersBhat, V., Dalton, S., Kumar, S., Bhat, B. V., Gupta, M. G. & Morris, P. 2001 In : Journal of Applied Genetics.42, 4, p. 405-4128 p.
Transformation of oat and inheritance of bar gene expressionKuai, B., Perret, S. J., Wan, S. M., Dalton, S. J., Bettany, A. J. E. & Morris, P. 2001 In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture.66, 2, p. 79-8810 p.
Agrobacterium mediated transformation of Festuca arundinacea and Lolium multiflorum.Dalton, S., Morris, P., Bettany, A. J. E., Manderyck, B. & Timms-Taravella, E. 2000
Regeneration of fertile transgenic tall fescue plants with a stable highly expressed foreign geneKuai, B., Dalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E. & Morris, P. 1999 In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture.149-154, p. 149-154
Co-transformed, diploid Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass), Lolium multiflorum (Italian ryegrass) and Lolium temulentum (Darnel) plants produced by microprojectile bombardmentDalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms-Taravella, E. & Morris, P. 1999 In : Plant Cell Reports.18, 9, p. 721-726
Transgenic plants of Lolium multiflorum, Lolium perenne, Festuca arundinacea and Agrostis stolonifera by silicon carbide fibre-mediated transformation of cell suspension culturesDalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms-Taravella, E. & Morris, P. 1998 In : Plant Science.132, 1, p. 31-43
Stability of transgene expression during vegetative propagation of protoplast-derived tall fescue (Festuca Arundinacea Schreb) plantsBettany, A. J. E., Dalton, S., Timms-Taravella, E. & Morris, P. 1998 In : Journal of Experimental Botany.49, 328, p. 1797-1804
Applications of recent advances at the Institute of Grassland and Environmental research in cytogenetics of the Lolium/Festuca complexHumphreys, 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 In : Journal of Applied Genetics.38, 3, p. 273-284
Co-transformation of grasses using a particle inflow gunDalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms-Taravella, E. & Morris, P. 1997 Seeds of Progress: Proceedings of the BGS/BSPB/NIAB/SAC Conference. Weddell, J. R. (ed.). British Grassland Society, p. 90-912 p.
Evaluating drought resistance in germplasm of meadow fescueThomas, H., Dalton, S., Evans, C., Chorlton, K. H. & Thomas, I. 1996 In : Euphytica.92, 3, p. 401-411
The effect of selection pressure on transformation frequency and copy number in transgenic plants of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.)Dalton, S., Bettany, A. J. E., Timms-Taravella, E. & Morris, P. 1995 In : Plant Science.108, 1, p. 63-70
Reproductive disturbances and phosphoglucoisomerase instability in Festuca arundinacea (tall fescue) plants regenerated from callus and cell suspension cultureGarcia, A., Dalton, S. & Humphreys, M. O. 1994 In : Heredity.73, p. 355-362
Regeneration of plants from protoplasts of Lolium (Ryegrasses) and Festuca (Fescues)Dalton, S. 1993 Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry. Protoplasts and Genetic Engineering III . Bajaj, Y. P. S. (ed.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Nature, Vol. 22, p. 46-68 (Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry)
Stability at the phosphogluoisomerase (PGI/2) locus in Lolium multiflorum (2n = 4x = 28) x Festuca arundinacea (2n = 6x = 42) plants regenerated from cell suspensionHumphreys, M. W. & Dalton, S. J. 1992 In : Genome.35, 3, p. 461-467
Leaf development in Lolium temulentum: characterization of a slow-to-green mutantOugham, H., Thomas, A. M., Thomas, B. J., Roberts, P. C., Mutinda, C., Hayward, M. D. & Dalton, S. 1992 In : New Phytologist.122, 2, p. 261-272
A statistical comparison of various factors on embryogenic proliferation, morphogenesis and regeneration in Lolium temulentum cell suspension coloniesDalton, S. & Thomas, I. 1992 In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture.30, 1, p. 15-29
A relationship between heading date and in vitro tillering propensity in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)Humphreys, N. C. & Dalton, S. 1992 In : Euphytica.58, 3, p. 253-257
Stability at the phosphoglucoisomrase (PGI/2) locus in Festuca arundinacea plants regenerated from cell suspension and protoplast cultureHumphreys, M. W. & Dalton, S. J. 1991 In : Genome.34, 1, p. 59-65
Plant regeneration from cell suspension protoplasts of Festuca arundinacea Schreb. (tall fescue) and Lolium perenne L. (perennial ryegrass).Dalton, S. 1988 In : Journal of Plant Physiology.132, 2, p. 170-175
Plant regeneration from cell suspension protoplasts of Festuca arundinacea Schreb., Lolium perenne L. and L. multiflorum Lam.Dalton, S. 1988 Progress in Plant Protoplast Research: Proceedings of the 7th International Protoplast Symposium, Wageningen, the Netherlands, December 6-11, 1987. Puite, K. J., Dons, J. J. M., Huizing, H. J., Kool, A. J., Koornneef, M. & Krens, F. A. (eds.). p. 49-52 (Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture; vol. 7)
Plant regeneration from gell suspension protoplasts of Festuca arundinacea Schreb., Lolium perenne L. and L. multiflorum Lam.Dalton, S. 1988 In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture.12, 2, p. 137-140
Polysaccharide production in liquid cell suspension culture of Phleum pratense L. Plant Cell ReportsHale, A. D., Pollock, C. & Dalton, S. 1987 In : Plant Cell Reports.6, 6, p. 435-438
The application of in vitro tiller induction in Lolium multiflorum.Dalton, S. & Dale, P. J. 1985 In : Euphytica.34, 3, p. 897-904
Cell and protoplast culture in forage grassesDalton, S., Jackson, J. A., Chamberlain, D. A., Webb, K. & Dale, P. J. 1985 Genetic Engineering of Plants and Microorganisms Important for Agriculture. Magnier, E. & de Nettancourt, A. (eds.). Brill, p. 65-66
Immature inflorescence culture in Lolium, Festuca, Phleum and Dactylis.Dalton, S. & Dale, P. J. 1983 In : Zeitschrift für Pflanzenphysiologie.111, 1, p. 39-45
Induced tillering of Lolium multiflorum in vitro.Dalton, S. & Dale, P. J. 1981 In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture.1, 1, p. 57-64
Pathogen elimination and in vitro plant storage in forage grasses and legumesDalton, S., Dale, P. J. & Cheyne, V. A. 1980 Tissue Culture Methods for Plant Pathologists . Ingram, D. S. & Helgeson, J. P. (eds.). p. 119-124