James Guikema, Professor
131 Ackert Hall
Ph.D. 1978, University of Michigan, Cellular and Developmental Biology.
Area(s) of Specialization
Molecular biology of chloroplasts and mitochondria as bioenergetic organelles; redox reactions of membrane proteins; assembly of redox-active proteins in chloroplasts; role of plant organelles in gravity perception; stress induced by environmental and pathogenic causes.
Not accepting graduate students
Jiao, S, E Hilaire, JA Guikema. 2004. High light stress inducing photoinhibition and protein degradation of photosystem I in Brassica rapa. Plant Science, 167, 733-741.
Jiao, S, E Hilaire, JA Guikema. 2004. Identification and differential accumulation of two isoforms of the CF1-beta subunit under high light stress inBrassica rapa. Plant Physiology et Biochemistry, 42, 883-900.
Jiao, S, E Hilaire, AQ Paulsen, JA Guikema. 2004. Brassica rapa plants adapted to microgravity with reduced photosystem I and its photochemical activity. Physiolgia Plantarum 122, 281 – 290.
McGee, JS, JL Roe, TA Sweat, X Wang, JA Guikema, JE Leach. 2003. Rice phospholipase Ds (RPLDs) show differential cellular location and gene induction. Plant and Cell Physiology 44(10), 1023 - 1026.
Richards, JT, AC Schueger, G Capelle, JA Guikema. 2002. Laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (LIFS) of dar- and light-adapted bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) plants grown under three irradiance levels and subjected to fluctuating lighting conditions. Remote Sensing Environment 84, 323 - 341.
Hilaire, E, SA Young, LH Willard, JD McGee, T Sweat, JM Chittoor, JA Guikema, JE Leach. 2001. Vascular Defense Responses in Rice: Peroxidase Accumulation in Xylem Parenchyma Cells and Xylem Wall Thickening. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 25, 1411-1419.
Leach, JE, M Ryba-White, Q Sun, CJ Wu, E Hilaire, C Gartner, O Nedukha, E Kordyum, M Keck, H Leung, JA Guikema. 2001. Plants, plant pathogens, and microgravity--a deadly trio. ASGSB Bull 14, 15-23 – invited review.
Ryba-White, M., O. Nedukha, E. Hilaire, J.A. Guikema, E. Kordyum, and J.E. Leach. 2001. Growth in microgravity increases susceptibility of soybean to a fungal pathogen. Plant Cell Physiol. 42, 657-664.