Biochemistry Department

Paul Larsen

Dr. Paul Larsen

Paul B. Larsen
Professor of Biochemistry and Biochemist


Molecular Biology
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Signal Transduction

Larsen Research Group

PubMed Citations


Selected Publications
  • Larsen, P. B. and Woodson, W. R. (1991). Cloning and nucleotide sequencing of a S-adenosyl methionine synthetase cDNA from carnation. Plant Physiology 96:997-999.
  • Woodson, W. R., Park, K. Y., Drory, A., Larsen, P. B., and Wang, H. (1992).Expression of ethylene biosynthetic pathway transcripts in senescing carnation flowers. Plant Physiology 99:526-532.
  • Woltering, E. J., Ten Have, A., Larsen, P. B., and Woodson, W. R. (1994). Ethylene biosynthetic genes and inter-organ signalling during flower senescence. In: Molecular and cellular aspects of plant reproduction. eds. R. J. Scott and A. D. Stead. Society for Experimental Biology: Seminar Series 55. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK. pp.285-308.
  • Larsen, P. B. , Woltering, E. J., and Woodson, W.R. (1993). Ethylene and interorgan signaling in flowers following pollination. In: Plant signals in interactions with other organisms. eds. J. C. Schultz and I. Raskin. American Society of Plant Physiologists, Rockville, MD, pp 112-122.
  • Larsen, P. B., Ashworth, E. N., Jones, M. L., and Woodson, W. R. (1995). Pollination-Induced Ethylene in Carnation: Role of pollen tube growth and sexual compatibility. Plant Physiology 108:1405-1412.
  • Jones, M. L., Larsen, P. B., and Woodson, W. R. (1995) Ethylene-regulated expression of a carnation cysteine proteinase during flower petal senescence. Plant Molecular Biology 28:505-512.
  • Larsen, P. B., Tai, C-Y, Howell, S. H., and Kochian, L. V. (1996). Arabidopsis mutants with increased sensitivity to aluminum. Plant Physiology 110:743-751.
  • Larsen, P. B., Kochian, L. V., and Howell, S. H. (1997) Al inhibits both shoot development and root growth in als3, an Al-sensitive Arabidopsis mutant. Plant Physiology 114:1207-1214.
  • Larsen, P. B., Stenzler, L. M., Tai, C.-Y., Howell, S. H., and Kochian, L. V. (1997) Molecular and physiological analysis of Arabidopsis mutants exhibiting altered sensitivities to aluminum. Plant and Soil 192:3-7.
  • Clark, K. L., Larsen, P. B., Wang, X., and Chang, C. (1998). Association of the Arabidopsis CTR1 Raf-like kinase with the ETR1 and ERS ethylene receptors. PNAS USA 95:5401-5406.
  • Larsen, P. B., Degenhardt, J., Tai, C.-Y., Stenzler, L. M., Howell, S. H., and Kochian, L. V. (1998) Aluminum-resistant Arabidopsis mutants that exhibit altered patterns of aluminum accumulation and organic acid release from roots. Plant Physiology 117:9-17.
  • Degenhardt, J., Larsen, P. B., Howell, S. H., and Kochian, L. V. (1998) Aluminum resistance in the Arabidopsis mutant alr-104 is caused by an aluminum-induced increase in rhizosphere pH. Plant Physiology 117:19-27.
  • Pence, N. S.*, Larsen, P.B.*, Ebbs, S. D., Letham D.L., Lasat, M.M., Garvin, D. F., Eide, D., and Kochian, L. V. (2000) The molecular physiology of heavy metal transport in the Zn/Cd hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. PNAS USA 97:4956-4960. (* indicates co-first authors)
  • Larsen, P.B., and Chang, C. Arabidopsis EER1 is a negative regulator of ethylene responses in the hypocotyl and stem. (submitted).

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