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Selected Publications

S. Gazzarrini and P. McCourt (2001) Genetic interactions between ABA,ethylene and sugar signaling pathways. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 4, 387-391

C. Steber and P. McCourt (2001) A role for brassinosteroids in germination in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 125: 763-769

M. Ghassemian, E. Nambara, S. Cutler, H. Kawaide, Y. Kamiya and P. McCourt (2000) Regulation of abscisic acid signaling by the ethylene response pathway in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 12,1117-26.

D. Bonetta, P. Bayliss, S. Sun, T Sage and P McCourt (2000) A role for farnesylation in meristem organization. Planta 211,182-190

Peter McCourt (1999) Genetics of hormone signal transduction Annu. Rev Plant Physiol. Mol. Biol.,50, 219-243

E. Nambara and P. McCourt. (1999) Protein farnesylation in plants: a greasy tale. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 2, 388-392

Z-M Pei, M. Ghassemian, C.M. Kwak, P McCourt and J.I. Schroder. (1998) Farnesyltransferase involved in ABA regulation of guard cell anion channels and drought resistance in plants. Science 282, 287-290

D. Bonetta and P. McCourt. (1998) Genetic analysis of ABA signal transduction. Trends in Plant Science. 6, 231-235

C. Steber, S. E. Cooney and P. McCourt. (1998) Isolation of GA-response mutants of Arabidopsis as suppressors of ABI1 and ABA insensitive mutation. Genetics. 149, 509-521

J. A. Frugoli, H. H. Zhong, M. L. Nuccio, P. McCourt, M. A. McPeek, T. T. Tomas and C. R. McClung. (1996). Catalase is encoded by a multigene family in Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Plant Physiol. 112, 327-336

S. Cutler, M. Ghassimian, D. Bonetta S. Cooney and P. McCourt (1996). A protein farnesyl transferase involved in ABA transduction in Arabidopsis. Science 273, 1239-1241