Mrs Emma Timms-Taravella

Mrs Emma Timms-Taravella

Senior Research Technician

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Publications

2017

Purdy, S., Maddison, A., Nunn, C., Winters, A., Timms-Taravella, E., Jones, C., Clifton-Brown, J., Donnison, I., Gallagher, J. 2017. Could Miscanthus replace maize as the preferred substrate for anaerobic digestion in the United Kingdom?: Future breeding strategies. GCB Bioenergy 9 (6) pp. 1122-1139. 10.1111/gcbb.12419 Cadair

2015

Gallagher, J.A., Cairns, A.J., Thomas, D., Timms-taravella, E., Skot, K., Charlton, A., Williams, P., Turner, L.B. 2015. Fructan synthesis, accumulation and polymer traits. II. Fructan pools in populations of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) with variation for water-soluble carbohydrate and candidate genes were not correlated with biosynthetic activity and demonstrated constraints to polymer chain extension. Frontiers in Plant Science 6 864 10.3389/fpls.2015.00864 Cadair

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

Bryant, D., Morris, S.M., Gallagher, J., Winters, A., Donnison, I., Morris, P., Harding, G., Timms-Taravella, E., Thomas, D., Leemans, D. 2014. GB Application - Bioethanol from grass. Cadair

2012

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

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

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

Mur, L.A.J., Aubry, S., Mondhe, M., Kingston-smith, A., Gallagher, J., Timms-taravella, E., James, C., Papp, I., Hörtensteiner, S., Thomas, H., Ougham, H. 2010. Accumulation of chlorophyll catabolites photosensitizes the hypersensitive response elicited by Pseudomonas syringae in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist 188 (1) pp. 161-174. 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03377.x Cadair

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

2008

Winters, A.L., Davies, D.R., Timms-Taravella, E., Jackson, C., Morris, M., Kelly, R., Donnison, I.S., Gallagher, J.A. 2008. Isolation of an enzyme for the conversion of grass polymeric fructan to fructose, a fermentable substrate for the production of ethanol. Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference. 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

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

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

2000

Canter, P.H., Bettany, A.J.E., Donnison, I.S., Timms-Taravella, E., Humphreys, M.W., Jones, R.N. 2000. Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) during cold-acclimation in Festuca pratensis include a homologue of the chloroplast gene psbA. Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Annual Meeting. Cadair

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

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

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 (3) pp. 241-254. Cadair

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

1996

Thomas, H.M., Harper, J.A., Meredith, M.R., Morgan, W.G., Thomas, I., Timms-Taravella, E., King, I. 1996. Comparison of ribosomal DNA sites inLolium species by fluorescencein situ hybridization. Chromosome Research 4 (7) pp. 486-490. 10.1007/BF02261775 Cadair

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. 10.1007/BF00035062 Cadair

Thomas, H.M., Harper, J.A., Meredith, M.R., Morgan, W.G., Thomas, I.D., Timms-Taravella, E., King, I.P. 1996. Comparison of ribosomal DNA sites in Lolium species by flouorescence in situ hybridization. Chromosome Research 4 pp. 486-490. 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

Skot, L., Timms-Taravella, E., Mytton, L. 1994. The effect of toxin-producing Rhizobium strains, on larvae of Sitona flavescens feeding on legume roots and nodules. Plant and Soil 163 (1) pp. 141-150. 10.1007/BF00033950 Cadair