Thomas Berleth

faculty_img Academic Title: Professor

Campus: St. George

CSB Appointment: Full

Primary Undergraduate Department:
Cell & Systems Biology

Graduate Programs:
Cell & Systems Biology

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Mailing Address
Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
25 Willcocks St.
Toronto, ON M5S 3B2
Canada
 

 

Contact Information
Office phone: 416-946-3734 
Office: ESC 4068 
Lab: ESC 4066 
Lab phone: 416-946-7441 
Email: thomas.berleth@utoronto.ca 
URL: http://labs.csb.utoronto.ca/berleth

 

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Research

 

Publications

2014

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A plant-specific HUA2-LIKE (HULK) gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana is essential for development.Jali SS, Rosloski SM, Janakirama P, Steffen JG, Zhurov V, Berleth T, Clark RM, Grbic V.Plant J. 2014 Jul;
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Dynamic auxin transport patterns preceding vein formation revealed by live-imaging of Arabidopsis leaf primordia.Marcos D, Berleth T.Front Plant Sci 2014;5:235
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Lz-0 × Berkeley: a new Arabidopsis recombinant inbred line population for the mapping of complex traits.Capron A, Chang XF, Shi C, Beatson R, Berleth T.Mol. Genet. Genomics 2014 Jun;289(3):417-25
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2013

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Identification of quantitative trait loci controlling fibre length and lignin content in Arabidopsis thaliana stems.Capron A, Chang XF, Hall H, Ellis B, Beatson RP, Berleth T.J. Exp. Bot. 2013 Jan;64(1):185-97
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2012

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Irrepressible, truncated auxin response factors: natural roles and applications in dissecting auxin gene regulation pathways.Ckurshumova W, Krogan NT, Marcos D, Caragea AE, Berleth T.Plant Signal Behav 2012 Aug;7(8):1027-30
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A dominant mutation reveals asymmetry in MP/ARF5 function along the adaxial-abaxial axis of shoot lateral organs.Krogan NT, Berleth T.Plant Signal Behav 2012 Aug;7(8):940-3
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Deletion of MP/ARF5 domains III and IV reveals a requirement for Aux/IAA regulation in Arabidopsis leaf vascular patterning.Krogan NT, Ckurshumova W, Marcos D, Caragea AE, Berleth T.New Phytol. 2012 Apr;194(2):391-401
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2011

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POPCORN functions in the auxin pathway to regulate embryonic body plan and meristem organization in Arabidopsis.Xiang D, Yang H, Venglat P, Cao Y, Wen R, Ren M, Stone S, Wang E, Wang H, Xiao W, Weijers D, Berleth T, Laux T, Selvaraj G, Datla R.Plant Cell 2011 Dec;23(12):4348-67
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Glow in the dark: fluorescent proteins as cell and tissue-specific markers in plants.Ckurshumova W, Caragea AE, Goldstein RS, Berleth T.Mol Plant 2011 Sep;4(5):794-804
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Double-filter identification of vascular-expressed genes using Arabidopsis plants with vascular hypertrophy and hypotrophy.Ckurshumova W, Scarpella E, Goldstein RS, Berleth T.Plant Sci. 2011 Aug;181(2):96-104
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2010

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Spatio-temporal sequence of cross-regulatory events in root meristem growth.Scacchi E, Salinas P, Gujas B, Santuari L, Krogan N, Ragni L, Berleth T, Hardtke CS.Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010 Dec;107(52):22734-9
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2009

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Embryogenesis: pattern formation from a single cell.Capron A, Chatfield S, Provart N, Berleth T.Arabidopsis Book 2009;7:e0126
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Expanding ecological and evolutionary insights from wild Arabidopsis thaliana accessions.Lev-Yadun S, Berleth T.Plant Signal Behav 2009 Aug;4(8):796-7
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Visualizing auxin transport routes in Arabidopsis leaf primordia.Marcos D, Berleth T.Methods Mol. Biol. 2009;495:11-20
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Tissue-specific GAL4 expression patterns as a resource enabling targeted gene expression, cell type-specific transcript profiling and gene function characterization in the Arabidopsis vascular system.Ckurshumova W, Koizumi K, Chatfield SP, Sanchez-Buelna SU, Gangaeva AE, McKenzie R, Berleth T.Plant Cell Physiol. 2009 Jan;50(1):141-50
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2008

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Multiple MONOPTEROS-dependent pathways are involved in leaf initiation.Schuetz M, Berleth T, Mattsson J.Plant Physiol. 2008 Oct;148(2):870-80
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Rapid, microscale, acetyl bromide-based method for high-throughput determination of lignin content in Arabidopsis thaliana.Chang XF, Chandra R, Berleth T, Beatson RP.J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008 Aug;56(16):6825-34
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2007

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AMP1 and MP antagonistically regulate embryo and meristem development in Arabidopsis.Vidaurre DP, Ploense S, Krogan NT, Berleth T.Development 2007 Jul;134(14):2561-7
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Towards the systems biology of auxin-transport-mediated patterning.Berleth T, Scarpella E, Prusinkiewicz P.Trends Plant Sci. 2007 Apr;12(4):151-9
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2006

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Control of leaf vascular patterning by polar auxin transport.Scarpella E, Marcos D, Friml J, Berleth T.Genes Dev. 2006 Apr;20(8):1015-27
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Apical-basal polarity: why plant cells don't stand on their heads.Friml J, Benfey P, Benková E, Bennett M, Berleth T, Geldner N, Grebe M, Heisler M, Hejátko J, Jürgens G, Laux T, Lindsey K, Lukowitz W, Luschnig C, Offringa R, Scheres B, Swarup R, Torres-Ruiz R, Weijers D, Zazímalová E.Trends Plant Sci. 2006 Jan;11(1):12-4
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2004

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Auxin signals--turning genes on and turning cells around.Berleth T, Krogan NT, Scarpella E.Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 2004 Oct;7(5):553-63
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Stage-specific markers define early steps of procambium development in Arabidopsis leaves and correlate termination of vein formation with mesophyll differentiation.Scarpella E, Francis P, Berleth T.Development 2004 Jul;131(14):3445-55
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BlastDigester--a web-based program for efficient CAPS marker design.Ilic K, Berleth T, Provart NJ.Trends Genet. 2004 Jul;20(7):280-3
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Overlapping and non-redundant functions of the Arabidopsis auxin response factors MONOPTEROS and NONPHOTOTROPIC HYPOCOTYL 4.Hardtke CS, Ckurshumova W, Vidaurre DP, Singh SA, Stamatiou G, Tiwari SB, Hagen G, Guilfoyle TJ, Berleth T.Development 2004 Mar;131(5):1089-100
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2003

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Auxin signaling in Arabidopsis leaf vascular development.Mattsson J, Ckurshumova W, Berleth T.Plant Physiol. 2003 Mar;131(3):1327-39
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2002

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Genetic complexity of cellulose synthase a gene function in Arabidopsis embryogenesis.Beeckman T, Przemeck GK, Stamatiou G, Lau R, Terryn N, De Rycke R, Inzé D, Berleth T.Plant Physiol. 2002 Dec;130(4):1883-93
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