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Demosthenis Chronis

Education

Ph.D. in Agronomy, Division of Plant Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA, 2006

Current Position

Research Molecular Biologist in Robert W. Holley Center, USDA-ARS at Ithaca NY

Publications

  1. Yang, Y., Jittayasothorn, Y., Chronis, D., Wang, X., Cousins, P. and Zhong, G. Y. (2013). Molecular characteristics and efficacy of 16D10 siRNAs in inhibiting root-knot nematode infection in transgenic grape hairy roots. PLoS One 8(7): e69463.
  2. Chen, S., Chronis, D. and Wang, X. (2013). The novel GrCEP12 peptide from the plant-parasitic nematode Globodera rostochiensis suppresses flg22-mediated PTI. Plant Signal Behav 8(9).
  3. Chronis, D., Chen, S., Lu, S., Hewezi, T., Carpenter, S. C., Loria, R., Baum, T. J. and Wang, X. (2013). A ubiquitin carboxyl extension protein secreted from a plant-parasitic nematode Globodera rostochiensis is cleaved in planta to promote plant parasitism. Plant J 74(2): 185-196.
  4. Kim, W. S., Chronis, D., Juergens, M., Schroeder, A. C., Hyun, S. W., Jez, J. M. and Krishnan, H. B. (2012). Transgenic soybean plants overexpressing O-acetylserine sulfhydrylase accumulate enhanced levels of cysteine and Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor in seeds. Planta 235(1): 13-23.
  5. Lee, C., Chronis, D., Kenning, C., Peret, B., Hewezi, T., Davis, E. L., Baum, T. J., Hussey, R., Bennett, M. and Mitchum, M. G. (2011). The novel cyst nematode effector protein 19C07 interacts with the Arabidopsis auxin influx transporter LAX3 to control feeding site development. Plant Physiol 155(2): 866-880.
  6. Yu, H., Chronis, D., Lu, S. and Wang, X. (2011). Chorismate mutase: an alternatively spliced parasitism gene and a diagnostic marker for three important Globodera nematode species. European Journal of Plant Pathology 129(1): 89-102.
  7. Lu, S. W., Chen, S., Wang, J., Yu, H., Chronis, D., Mitchum, M. G. and Wang, X. (2009). Structural and functional diversity of CLAVATA3/ESR (CLE)-like genes from the potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22(9): 1128-1142.
  8. Krishnan, H. B. and Chronis, D. (2008). Functional nodFE genes are present in Sinorhizobium sp. strain MUS10, a symbiont of the tropical legume Sesbania rostrata. Appl Environ Microbiol 74(9): 2921-2923.
  9. Lorio, J. C., Chronis, D. and Krishnan, H. B. (2006). Y4xP, an open reading frame located in a type III protein secretion system locus of Sinorhizobium fredii USDA257 and USDA191, encodes cysteine synthase. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19(6): 635-643.
  10. Chronis, D. and Krishnan, H. B. (2004). Sulfur assimilation in soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merr.): molecular cloning and characterization of a cytosolic isoform of serine acetyltransferase. Planta 218(3): 417-426.
  11. Chronis, D. and Krishnan, H. B. (2003). Sulfur assimilation in soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merr.): Molecular cloning and characterization of O-acetylserine (thiol) lyase (cysteine synthase). Crop Sci 43: 1819-1827.
Protocols by Demosthenis Chronis
  1. Potato Transformation
  2. In vitro Nematode Infection on Potato Plant