Publications

Featured Publications

Paul A-L, Zupanska AK, Schultz ER, Ferl RJ (2013) Organ-specific remodeling of the Arabidopsis transcriptome in response to spaceflight. BMC Plant Biology. 13:112 

Zupanska AK, Ferl RJ, Denison FC, Paul A‐L. (2013) Spaceflight engages heat shock protein and other molecular chaperone genes in Arabidopsis tissue culture cells American Journal of Botany. 100(1):235-248.

Paul A‐L, Amalfitano CE, Ferl RJ. (2012) Plant growth strategies are remodeled by spaceflight. BMC Plant Biology. 12:232

Paul A-L, Manak MS, Mayfield JD, Reyes MF, Gurley WB, and Ferl RJ. (2011) Parabolic flight induces changes in gene expression patterns in Arabidopsis thaliana. Astrobiology  2011 Oct;11(8):743-58

Paul, A-L, M.P Popp, W. B. Gurley, C. Guy, K.L. Norwood and R. J. Ferl (2005) Arabidopsis gene expression patterns are altered during spaceflight.  Advances in Space Research 36:1175–1181.

Paul, A-L., Daugherty, C., Bihn, E., Chapman, D., Norwood, K., and R.J. Ferl (2001)  Transgene Expression Patterns Indicate that Spaceflight Affects Stress Signal Perception and Transduction in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 126:613-621.

 

Full Listing of Publications

Bamsey MT, A-L Paul, T Graham, RJ Ferl.  (2014) Flexible imaging payload for real-time fluorescent biological imaging in parabolic, suborbital and space analog environments. Life Sciences in Space Research Life Sciences in Space Research  3: 32-44 DOI information: 10.1016/j.lssr.2014.09.002

Paul A-L and RJ Ferl. Spaceflight exploration in plant gravitational biology. Methods in Molecular Biology. (accepted).

Ferl RJ, J Koh, F Denison, A-L Paul. Spaceflight adaptation requires organ specific alterations in the proteomes of Arabidopsis. Astrobiology (accepted).

Denison FC, Gökirmak T, Ferl RJ. Phosphorylation-related modification at the dimer interface of 14-3-3ω dramatically alters monomer interaction dynamics.  Arch Biochem Biophys. 2014 Jan 1;541:1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2013.10.025.

Paul A-L, Zupanska AK, Schultz ER, Ferl RJ (2013) Organ-specific remodeling of the Arabidopsis transcriptome in response to spaceflight. BMC Plant Biology. 13:112

Zupanska AK, Ferl RJ, Denison FC, Paul A‐L. (2013) Spaceflight engages heat shock protein and other molecular chaperone genes in Arabidopsis tissue culture cells American Journal of Botany. 100(1):235-248.

Paul A-L, Wheeler R, Levine H, Ferl RJ. (2013) Fundamental plant biology enabled by the space shuttle American Journal of Botany. 100(1):226-234.

Abboud T, Berinstain A, Bamsey M, Ferl RJ, Paul A-L, Graham T, Dixon MA, Leonardos D, Stasiak M, and Noumeir R. (2013) Multispectral Plant Health Imaging System for Space Biology and Hypobaric Plant Growth Studies. Insciences Journal 03:24-44.

Abboud T, Bamsey M, Paul A-L, Graham T, Braham S, Noumeir R, Berinstain A, and Ferl R. (2013) Deployment of a fully-automated green fluorescent protein imaging system in a high arctic autonomous greenhouse. Sensors. 13:3530-3548.

Schultz ER, Kelley KL, Paul A-L, and Ferl RJ. (2013) A Method for Preparing Spaceflight RNAlater-Fixed Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae) Tissue for Scanning Electron Microscopy. Applications in Plant Sciences. 1(8):130003.

Paul A‐L, Amalfitano CE, Ferl RJ. (2012) Plant growth strategies are remodeled by spaceflight. BMC Plant Biology. 12:232

Paul A-L, Denison FC, Schultz ER, Zupanska AK, Ferl RJ (2012) 14-3-3 phosphoprotein interaction networks – does isoform diversity present functional interaction specification? Frontiers in Plant Science 3: 190

Schultz E, Zupanska A, Manning-Roach S, Camacho J, Levine H, Paul A-L and Ferl RJ (2012) Testing the Bio-compatibility of Aluminum PDFU BRIC Hardware. Gravitational and Space Biology 26(2): 48-63.

Paul A-L, Zupanska A, Ostrow DT, Zhang Y, Sun Y, Li J-L, Shanker S, Farmerie WG, Amalfitano CE, Ferl RJ. Spaceflight transcriptomes: unique responses to a novel environment (2012) Astrobiology 12(1): 40-56

Mayfield JD, Paul A-L, Ferl RJ (2012) The 14-3-3 proteins The 14-3-3 proteins of Arabidopsis regulate root growth and chloroplast development as components of the photosensory system.  J. Experimental Botany (doi: 10.1093/jxb/ers022)

Denison F., A-L. Paul, A.K. Zupanska, R.J. Ferl, (2011) 14-3-3 Proteins in Plant Physiology Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology 22(7): 720-727

Paul A-L and Ferl RJ (2011) Using green fluorescent protein (GFP) reporter genes in RNAlater™ fixed tissue  Gravitational and Space Biology 25(1): 40-43

Paul A-L, Manak MS, Mayfield JD, Reyes MF, Gurley WB, and Ferl RJ. (2011) Parabolic flight induces changes in gene expression patterns in Arabidopsis thaliana. Astrobiology  2011 Oct;11(8):743-58

Ferl RJ,  Zupanska A, Spinale  A, Reed  D,  Manning-Roach S, Guerra  G, Cox D, Paul A-L (2011) Performance of KSC Fixation Tubes with RNALater for orbital experiments: a case study in ISS operations for molecular biology. Advances in Space Research 48: 199-206

Gokirmak T, Paul A-L, Ferl RJ (2010) Plant phosphopeptide-binding proteins as signaling mediators. Curr Opin Plant Biol 13: 527-532

Visscher AM, A-L Paul, M Kirst, CL. Guy, AC. Schuerger, and RJ. Ferl (2010) Responses of wildtype arabidopsis and ion transporter mutants to high levels of magnesium sulfate; consequences for (extra)terrestrial plant growth. PLoS One 5(8): e12348

Ferl RJ, Paul A-L (2010) Lunar Plant Biology – A Review the Apollo Era. Astrobiology 10: 261-74.

Bamsey M, Berinstain A, Graham T, Neron P, S. B, Giroux R, Ferl RJ, Paul A-L, Dixon MA (2009) Developing strategies for automated remote plant production systems: Environmental control and monitoring of the Arthur Clarke Mars Greenhouse in the Canadian High Arctic.  Advances in Space Research  44: 1367-1381

Visscher, A.M., A-L. Paul, M. Kirst, A. K. Alling, S. Silverstone, G. Nechitailo, M. Nelson, W.F. Dempster, M. Van Thillo, J. P. Allen, R. J. Ferl. (2009) Effects of a Spaceflight Environment on Heritable Changes in Wheat Gene Expression.  Astrobiology   9: 359-67

Paul, A-L.,  L. Liu, S. McClung, B. Laughner, S. Chen and R. J. Ferl (2009) Comparative Interactomics: Analysis of Arabidopsis in vivo 14-3-3 complexes reveals highly conserved 14-3-3 interactions between humans and plants.  J Proteome Res  8:1913-1924.

Paul, A-L., Bamsey, M., Berinstain, A., Braham. S., Neron, P., Murdoch T., Graham, T.  and R. J. Ferl (2008). Deployment of a Prototype Plant GFP Imager at the Arthur Clarke Mars Greenhouse of the Haughton Mars Project. Sensors, 8: 2762-2773.

Folta K.M., Paul A-L, Mayfield J.D., Ferl R.J. (2008) 14-3-3 isoforms participate in red light signaling and photoperiodic flowering. Plant Signaling and Behavior 3(5): 304 – 306

Paul A-L, Folta K.M., Ferl R.J. (2008) 14-3-3 Proteins, red light, and photoperiodic flowering: A point of connection? Plant Signaling and Behavior 3(8) ISSN: 1559-2324

Mayfield J.D., Folta K.M., Paul A-L, Ferl R.J. (2007) The 14-3-3 proteins μ (mu) and υ (upsilon) influence transition to flowering and early phytochrome response. Plant Physiology 145(4): 1692–1702

Sabina RL, Paul AL, Ferl RJ, Laber B, Lindell SD (2007) Adenine Nucleotide Pool Perturbation Is a Metabolic Trigger for AMP Deaminase Inhibitor-Based Herbicide Toxicity. Plant Physiology. 143:1752

Paul A-L and Ferl R.J, Meisel, M.W. (2006) High magnetic field induced changes of gene expression in arabidopsis. Biomagnetic Research and Technology Dec 22;4(1):7

Richards, J.T., K.A. Corey, A-L. Paul, R.J. Ferl, R.M. Wheeler, A.C. Schuerger (2006) Implications for Low-Pressure Bioregenerative Life Support Systems for Human Exploration Missions and Terraforming on Mars.  Astrobiology 6:851-66

Davis, J.Ch., A-L. Paul  R.J. Ferl, M.W. Meisel (2006) Topographical imaging technique for qualitative analysis of microarray data. BioTechniques  41: 554-558

Stutte, G.W.,  O. Monje,  R.D. Hatfield  A-L. Paul  R.J. Ferl  C.G. Simone (2006) Microgravity Effects on leaf morphology, cell structure, carbon metabolism and mRNA expression of dwarf wheat Planta 224:1038-1049

Ferl, R.J., A.C. Schuerger, A-L. Paul, M.A. Dixon, P. Fulford and C. McKay (2006) Mars plant biology: A workshop report and recommendations for plant biology in the exploration era. Habitation 11:1-4

Paul A-L and Ferl R.J. (2006) The Biology Of Low Atmospheric Pressure- Implications For Exploration Mission Design And Advanced Life Support.  Gravitational and Space Biology 19:3-17

Paul, A-L, P. Sehnke, R.J. Ferl (2005) Isoform specific subcellular localization among 14-3-3 proteins in Arabidopsis appears to be driven by client interactions. Molecular Biology of the Cell 16: 1735-43

Paul, A-L, M.P Popp, W. B. Gurley, C. Guy, K.L. Norwood and R. J. Ferl (2005) Arabidopsis gene expression patterns are altered during spaceflight.  Advances in Space Research 36:1175–1181.

Paul A-L, Levine HG, McLamb W, Norwood, KL, Reed D, Stutte GW,  Wells HW, Ferl, R J (2005) Plant molecular biology in the space station era: Utilization of KSC Fixation Tubes with RNAlater. Acta Astronautica 56:623-8.

Paul, A-L., A. C. Schuerger, M. Popp, J. T. Richards, M. Manak, R. J. Ferl (2004) Arabidopsis Gene Expression at Low Atmospheric Pressure. Plant Physiology 134:215-223

Paul A-L, Murdoch T, Ferl E, Levine HG, Ferl R J (2003). The TAGES Imaging System: Optimizing a Green Fluorescent Protein Imaging System for Plants. SAE Technical Paper 2003-01-2477 ICES Warrendale, PA: SAE International

Paul, A-L. and R. J. Ferl (2003). Gene expression in space biology experiments. Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond. I. Vasil. Kluwer Academic Press: 343-346

Paul, A-L., and R.J. Ferl. (2002).  Molecular aspects of stress gene regulation during spaceflight.  J. Plant Growth Regulation 21:166-176

Ferl, R.J., R.Wheeler, H. G. Levine, A-L. Paul. (2002) Plants in Space. Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:258-263

Ferl, R.J., A. Schuerger, A-L. Paul, W.B. Gurley, K. Corey, R. Buckland (2002) Plant Adaptation to low atmospheric pressures. Life Support Biosph Sci 8:93-101.

Manak, M.S., A-L Paul, P.C. Senhke, R.J. Ferl (2002) Remote sensing in planta: transgenic plants as monitors of exogenous stress perception in real-time. Life Support Biosph Sci 8:83-91.

Paul, A-L., Daugherty, C., Bihn, E., Chapman, D., Norwood, K., and R.J. Ferl. (2001) Transgenic plant biomonitors: Stress gene biocompatibility evaluation of the Plant Growth Facility for PGIM-01. SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-2181 ICES Warrendale, PA: SAE International.

Paul, A-L., Daugherty, C., Bihn, E., Chapman, D., Norwood, K., and R.J. Ferl (2001)  Transgene Expression Patterns Indicate that Spaceflight Affects Stress Signal Perception and Transduction in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 126:613-621.

Paul A-L., C. Semer, T. Kucharek,  R.J. Ferl (2001)  The fungicidal and phytotoxic properties of benomyl and PPM™ in supplemented agar media supporting transgenic arabidopsis plants for a Space Shuttle flight experiment. Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology   55:480-480

Paul A-L, R.J. Ferl (1999)  Higher-order chromatin structure: looping long molecules. Plant Molecular Biology 41:713-720.

Paul A-L, R.J. Ferl (1998)  Direct measurement of chromatin domain loops in maize and arabidopsis plants. The Plant Cell  10:1349-1359

Paul A-L, R.J. Ferl (1998)  Permeabilized arabidopsis protoplasts provide new insight into the chromatin structure of three plant alcohol dehydrogenase genes. Developmental Genetics,  22:7-16

Paul A-L, R.J. Ferl  (1997) In vivo footprinting in Arabidopsis.  Methods in Molecular Biology, 82:417-429.

Bihn, E.A., A-L. Paul, S.W. Wang, G.W. Erdos and R.J. Ferl (1997) Localization of 14-3-3 proteins in the nuclei of Arabidopsis and Maize. Plant Journal, 12:1439-1445.

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl (1997) The anoxic response of three Adh genes: in vivo and in vitro footprinting of DNA/protein interactions describe multiple signaling connections. Annals of Botany, 79:33-37

Vega-Palas, M.A., A-L. Paul and R.J. Ferl. (1996) Chromatin. In: Methods in Plant Molecular Biology.  49: 391-399. J.A. Bryant ed. Academic Press.

Lu, G., A-L. Paul, D.J. McCarty and R.J. Ferl (1996) Transcription factor veracity: is GBF3 responsible for ABA-regulated expression of Arabidopsis Adh? The Plant Cell,  8:847-857.

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl (1995) In vivo Footprinting. In: Methods In Cell Biology, Vol. 49: 391-400.  D.W. Galbraith, D.P. Bourque and H.J. Bohnert, eds. Academic Press.

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl (1994) Analyses of Plant Chromatin and In vivo Protein-DNA Interactions.  In: Plant Molecular Biology Manual, I3: 1-20. ed. S.B. Gelvin, R.A. Schilperoort and D.P.S. Verma, Kluwer Academic Publications (2nd edition).

Sehnke, P.C., L. Pedrosa, A-L. Paul, A.E. Frankel and R.J. Ferl (1994) Expression of active, processed ricin in transgenic tobacco. J. Biol. Chem., 269: 22473-22476

Daugherty, C.J., M. Rooney, A-L. Paul, N. De Vetten, M. Vega-Palas, G. Lu, W.B. Gurley and R.J. Ferl (1994) Environmental stress and gene regulation.  In:  Arabidopsis.  ed. C.R. Summerville and E. Meyerowitz, Cold Spring Harbor

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl  (1994)  Genomic sequencing in maize.  In: The Maize Genetics Hand­book.  ed. V. Walbot and M. Freeling, Springer-Verlag publishers. pp. 579-585.

Paul, A-L. and RJ Ferl (1994)  In Vivo Footprinting Identifies an Activating Element of the Maize Adh2 Promoter Specific for Root and Vascular Tissues.  The Plant Journal 5:523-33

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl (1993) Osmium tetroxide footprinting of a scaffold attachment region in the maize Adh1 promoter. Plant Molecular Biology 22:1145-1151

Ferl, R.J. and A-L. Paul (1992)  Chemical detection of Z-DNA within the maize Adh1 promoter.  Plant Molecular Biology 18:1181-1184.

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl (1991) In vivo footprinting reveals unique  cis-elements and different modes of hypoxic induction in maize Adh1 and Adh2. The Plant Cell 3:159-168.

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl (1991) Adh1 and Adh2 regulation.  Maydica 36:129-131.

McKendree, W.L., A-L. Paul, A.J. DeLeslie and R.J. Ferl (1990) In vivo and in vitro characterization of protein interactions with the dyad G-box of the Arabidopsis Adh gene.  The Plant Cell  2:207- 214.

Paul, A-L., and R.J. Ferl (1989) Assays for studying chromatin structure.  In: Plant Molecular Biology Manual. ed. S.B. Gelvin, R.A. Schilperoort and D.P.S. Verma, Kluwer Academic Publications.

Ferl, R.J. and A-L. Paul (1989) Chromatin structure of plant genes.  In: Chromosomes: Eukaryotic, Prokaryotic and Viral. ed. K.W. Adolf, CRC Press.

Paul, A-L. and R.J. Ferl (1989) Chromatin structure and gene regulation.  In: Cell Culture and Somatic  Cell Genetics of Plants, Vol. 6 – Molecular Biology of Nuclear Genes.  eds. J. Schell and I.K. Vasil, Academic Press.

Paul, A-L., R.J. Ferl, G.S. Boudreaux and M.W. Meisel (1989) A simple optoelectric device for controlling an electrophoresis apparatus. Rev. Sci. Instruments  60:3072-3073.

Paul, A-L., M. Ashraf, S. Bollinger and R.J. Ferl. (1988) Architecture of the 5′ flanking regions of the maize Adh  genes. In: Architecture of Eukaryotic Genes. ed. K. Kahl, VCH Press

Ferl, R.J. and A-L. Paul (1988) Methods of chromatin structure analysis.  In: Methods in Plant Molecular Biology.  ed. S. Gelvin, Martinus-Nijhoff Press.

Ferl, R.J., A-L. Paul, M. Ashraf and S. Bollinger (1987) Analysis of chromatin structure and gene regulation.  In: Tailoring Genes for Crop Improvement– An Agricultural Perspective.  eds. G. Bruen­ing, T. Kosuge, J. Harada and A. Hollender, Plenum Press.

Paul, A-L., V. Vasil, I.K. Vasil and R.J. Ferl (1987)  Constitutive and anaerobically induced DNase I hypersensitive sites in the 5′ region of the maize Adh1 gene.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS)  84:799-803.

Herrin, D.L., A.S. Michaels and A-L. Paul (1986) Regulation of genes encoding the large subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphospate carboxylase and the photosystem II polypeptides D-1 and D-2 during the cell cycle of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.  J. Cell Biol. 103:1837-1845.