Merchant Group Publications from 1996-2000

36. Xie, Z.Y., Merchant, S. (1996) The Plastid-Encoded ccsA Gene is Required for Heme Attachment to c-type Cytochromes. J. Biol. Chem. 271:4632-4639.

37. Hill, K.L., Hassett, R., Kosman, D., Merchant, S. (1996) Copper Uptake by the Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is Regulated in Response to Changes in Copper Ion Availability. Plant Physiol. 112:697-704.

38. Li, H.H., Quinn, J.M., Culler, D., Girard-Bascou, J., Merchant, S. (1996) Molecular Genetic Analysis of Plastocyanin Biosynthesis in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. J. Biol. Chem. 271:31283-31289.

39. Merchant, S. (1997) Reciprocal, Copper-Responsive Accumulation of Plastocyanin and Cytochrome c6 in Algae and Cyanobacteria: a Model for Metalloregulation of Metalloprotein Synthesis in Metal Ions in Gene Regulation (ed. S. Silver and W. Walden), Chapman Hall, New York, NY., pp 450-467.

40. Kuras, R., de Vitry, C., Choquet, Y., Girard-Bascou, J., Culler, D., Buschlen, S., Merchant, S., Wollman, F.-A. (1997) Molecular Genetic Analysis of Heme Binding to Cytochrome b6. J. Biol. Chem. 272:32427-32435.

41. Inoue, K., Dreyfuss, B.W., Kindle, K.L., Stern, D.B., Merchant, S., Sodeinde, O.A. (1997) CCS1, a Nuclear Gene Required for the Maturation of Chloroplast c-type Cytochromes. J. Biol. Chem. 272:31747-31754.

42. Merchant, S., Quinn, J.M. (1998) Copper-Responsive Gene Expression in Photosynthetic Microorganisms. Methods in Enzymology 297:263-279.

43. Xie, Z.Y., Culler, D., Dreyfuss, B.W., Girard-Bascou, J., Kuras, R., Wollman, F.A., Merchant, S. (1998) Genetic Analysis of Chloroplast c-type Cytochrome Assembly: One Chloroplast Locus and At Least Four Nuclear Loci Are Required for Heme Attachment. Genetics 148:681-692.

44. Merchant, S. (1998) Synthesis of Metalloproteins Involved in Photosynthesis. In Molecular Biology of Chlamydomonas: Chloroplasts and Mitochondria. Advances in Photosynthesis (Govindjee, series ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 597-611.

45. Merchant, S., Dreyfuss, B.W. (1998) Posttranslational Assembly of Photosynthetic Metalloproteins. Annu. Rev. Plant Physiol. Plant Mol. Biol. 49:25-51.

46. Xie, Z., Merchant, S. (1998) A Novel Pathway for Cytochromes c Biogenesis in Chloroplasts. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1365:309-318.

47. Kranz, R., Lill, R., Goldman, B., Bonnard, G., Merchant, S. (1998) Molecular Mechanisms of Cytochromes c Biogenesis: Three Distinct Systems. Molecular Microbiol. 29:383-396.

48. Quinn, J.M., Nakamoto, S.S., Merchant, S. (1999) Induction of Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase in Chlamydomonas Chloroplasts Occurs via Transcriptional Regulation of Cpx1 Mediated by Copper-Response Elements and Increased Translation from a Copper-Deficiency-Specific Form of the Transcript. J. Biol. Chem. 274:14444-14454.

51. Moseley, J.L., Quinn, J.M., Eriksson, M. Merchant, S. (1999) Targets of copper-responsive gene expression in Chlamydomonas are required for PSI accumulation in copper-deficient cells of Chlamydomonas in Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (ed. G. Garab), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, Vol. IV, pp. 3221-3226.

52. Dreyfuss, B.W., Merchant, S. (1999) CCS5, a new locus required for chloroplast c-type cytochrome synthesis in Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects (ed. G. Garab), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, Vol. IV, pp. 3139-3142.

53. Quinn, J.M., Merchant, S. (1999) Adaptation of Scenedesmus obliquus (Chlorophyceae) to Copper-Deficiency: Transcriptional Regulation of Pcy1 but not Cpx1. J. Phycol. 35:1253-1263.

54. Koehler, C.M., Merchant, S., Schatz, G. (1999) How membrane proteins travel across the mitochondrial intermembrane space.  Trends in Biochem. Sci. 24:429-431.

55. Quinn, J.M., Barraco, P., Eriksson, M., Merchant, S. (2000) Coordinate copper- and oxygen-responsive Cyc6 and Cpx1 expression in Chlamydomonas is mediated by the same element. J. Biol. Chem 275:6080-6089

57. Moseley, J., Quinn, J., Eriksson, M., Merchant, S. (2000) The Crd1 gene encodes a putative di-iron enzyme required for photosystem I accumulation in copper deficiency and hypoxia in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The EMBO J. 19:2139-2151.

58. Nakamoto, S., Hamel, P., Merchant, S. Assembly of chloroplast cytochromes b and c. (2000) Biochimie 82: 603-614.