Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2016 ROSY1, a novel regulator of gravitropic response is a stigmasterol binding proteinJournal of Plant Physiology.  196-197:28-40. 2016
2011 Arabidopsis thaliana calcium-dependent lipid-binding protein (AtCLB): A novel repressor of abiotic stress responseJournal of Experimental Botany.  62:2679-2689. 2011
2010 Role of inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate signalling in gravitropic and phototropic gene expressionPlant, Cell and Environment.  33:2041-2055. 2010
2010 Increasing inositol (1,4,5)-trisphosphate metabolism affects drought tolerance, carbohydrate metabolism and phosphate-sensitive biomass increases in tomatoPlant Biotechnology Journal.  8:170-183. 2010
2005 Co-expression and hormonal regulation of genes in response to gravity and mechanical stimulation in the Arabidopsis root apex.Gravitational and space biology bulletin : publication of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology.  18:117-118. 2005
2005 Gravity and light: integrating transcriptional regulation in roots.Gravitational and space biology bulletin : publication of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology.  18:121-122. 2005
2004 The fast and transient transcriptional network of gravity and mechanical stimulation in the Arabidopsis root apex.Plant Physiology.  136:2790-2805. 2004
2003 Changes in vacuolation in the root apex cells of soybean seedlings in microgravityAdvances in Space Research.  31:2283-2288. 2003
2001 Composition and physical properties of starch in microgravity-grown plantsAdvances in Space Research.  28:651-658. 2001
2001 Cytochemical localization of calcium in soybean root cap cells in microgravityAdvances in Space Research.  27:967-972. 2001
2001 The interaction of microgravity and ethylene on the ultrastructure cell and Ca2+ localization in soybean hook hypocotyl.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  8. 2001
2000 Microgravity mediated changes in phytoferritin accumulation in soybean root cap cells.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  7. 2000
1999 Electron-cytochemical study of Ca2+ in cotyledon cells of soybean seedlings grown in microgravity.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  6. 1999
1999 Ground-based studies and space experiment with potato leaf explants.Festival Management and Event Tourism.  6:97-106. 1999
1999 Ultrastructural organization of cells in soybean root tips in microgravity.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  6. 1999
1998 Blue light requirements for crop plants used in bioregenerative life support systems.Festival Management and Event Tourism.  5:119-128. 1998
1998 Changes in Arabidopsis leaf ultrastructure, chlorophyll and carbohydrate content during spaceflight depend on ventilationAnnals of Botany.  81:503-512. 1998
1998 Development and growth of potato tubers in microgravityAdvances in Space Research.  21:1103-1110. 1998
1998 Life cycle experiments with Arabidopsis grown under red light-emitting diodes (LEDs).Festival Management and Event Tourism.  5:143-149. 1998
1997 Structure of potato tubers formed during spaceflightJournal of Experimental Botany.  48:2037-2043. 1997
1997 Photomorphogenesis, photosynthesis, and seed yield of wheat plants grown under red light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with and without supplemental blue lightingJournal of Experimental Botany.  48:1407-1413. 1997
1997 Spectral quality affects disease development of three pathogens on hydroponically grown plantsHortScience.  32:96-100. 1997
1997 Anatomical features of pepper plants (Capsicum annuum L.) Grown under red light-emitting diodes supplemented with blue or far-red lightAnnals of Botany.  79:273-282. 1997
1997 Plastid Distribution in Columella Cells of a Starchless Arabidopsis Mutant Grown in MicrogravityPlant and Cell Physiology.  38:490-494. 1997
1997 Potato tuber formation in the spaceflight environment.Festival Management and Event Tourism.  4:71-76. 1997
1996 The plant research unit: Long-term plant growth support for Space StationEsa Sp.  43-48. 1996
1996 Clinorotation affects morphology and ethylene production in soybean seedlingsPlant and Cell Physiology.  37:929-934. 1996
1996 Growth and photosynthetic responses of wheat plants grown in spacePlant Physiology.  110:801-806. 1996
1996 Infrared light-emitting diode radiation causes gravitropic and morphological effects in dark-grown oat seedlingsPhotochemistry and Photobiology.  63:238-242. 1996
1996 Optimization of moisture content for wheat seedling germination in a cellulose acetate medium for a space flight experimentAdvances in Space Research.  18:239-242. 1996
1995 Growth and photomorphogenesis of pepper plants under red light-emitting diodes with supplemental blue or far-red lightingJournal of the American Society for Horticultural Science.  120:808-813. 1995
1995 Cortical microtubules in sweet clover columella cells developed in microgravityPlant and Cell Physiology.  36:1387-1392. 1995
1995 Clinorotation affects soybean seedling morphology.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  2. 1995
1995 Effects of clinorotation and microgravity on sweet clover columella cells treated with cytochalasin DPhysiologia Plantarum.  95:267-273. 1995
1995 Effects of microgravity and clinorotation on stress ethylene production in two starchless mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  2. 1995
1995 Effects of stress ethylene inhibitors on sweet clover (Melilotus alba L.) seedling growth in microgravity.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  2. 1995
1995 Microgravity and clinorotation cause redistribution of free calcium in sweet clover columella cellsPlant and Cell Physiology.  36:831-837. 1995
1995 Protein Expression in Arabidopsis thaliana after Chronic ClinorotationJournal of Plant Physiology.  146:329-332. 1995
1995 Root-shoot interaction in the greening of wheat seedlings grown under red lightPlant Physiology.  107:407-411. 1995
1995 The Fluid Processing Apparatus: from flight hardware to electron micrographs.Journal of Gravitational Physiology.  2. 1995
1994 Porous tube plant nutrient delivery system development: A device for nutrient delivery in microgravityAdvances in Space Research.  14:47-51. 1994
1994 Soybean cotyledon starch metabolism is sensitive to altered gravity conditionsAdvances in Space Research.  14:107-110. 1994
1994 Spectral quality may be used to alter plant disease development in CELSSAdvances in Space Research.  14:395-398. 1994
1994 Starch metabolism in germinating soybean cotyledons is sensitive to clinorotation and centrifugationPlant, Cell and Environment.  17:341-344. 1994
1994 The Influence of Altered Gravity on Carbohydrate Metabolism in Excised Wheat LeavesJournal of Plant Physiology.  144:696-699. 1994
1992 Hydrotropism in pea roots in a porous-tube water delivery system.HortScience.  27:430-432. 1992
1992 The Vacuum-Operated Nutrient Delivery System: hydroponics for microgravity.HortScience.  27:1183-1185. 1992
1989 Transcription, organization, and sequence of an auxin-regulated gene cluster in soybean.Plant Cell.  1:229-239. 1989
1987 Photosynthesis, reserve mobilization and enzymes of sucrose metabolism in soybean (Glycine max) cotyledonsPhysiologia Plantarum.  70:537-543. 1987


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2008 Plan(t)s for Space Exploration.  183-195. 2008

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Botany / Plant Biology, North Carolina State University 1987
  • Master of Science in Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University 1984
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Botany / Plant Biology, University of North Carolina System : Chapel Hill 1981
  • Full Name

  • Christopher Brown