Recent Publications


  1. Xie X, Shippen DE. DDM1 guards against telomere truncation in Arabidopsis. Plant cell reports. 2018;37(3):501-13. Epub 2018/02/03. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00277. Plant cell reports 2018. Pubmed PMID:29392401
  2. Arora A, Beilstein MA, Shippen DE. Evolution of Arabidopsis protection of telomeres 1 alters nucleic acid recognition and telomerase regulation. Nucleic acids research. 2016;44(20):9821-30. Epub 2016/09/22. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00277. Nucleic acids research 2016. Pubmed PMID: 27651456
  3. Lee JR, Xie X, Yang K, Zhang J, Lee SY, Shippen DE. Dynamic interactions of Arabidopsis TEN1: stabilizing telomeres in response to heat stress. The Plant cell. 2016. Epub 2016/09/10. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00277. The Plant Cell 2016. Pubmed PMID: 27609839
  4. Nelson AD, Shippen DE. Evolution of TERT-interacting lncRNAs: expanding the regulatory landscape of telomerase. Front Genet. 2015 Sep 10;6:277. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00277. eCollection 2015. Review. Pubmed PMID: 26442096
  5. Xu H, Nelson AD, Shippen DE. A Transposable Element within the Non-canonical Telomerase RNA of Arabidopsis thaliana Telomerase in Response to DNA Damage. PLoS Genet. 2015 Jun 15;11(6):e1005281. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005281. eCollection 2015 Jun. Erratum in: PLoS Genet. 2015 Aug;11(8):e1005417. Pubmed PMID: 26075395
  6. González-García MP, Pavelescu I, Canela A, Sevillano X, Leehy KA, Nelson AD, Ibañes M, Shippen DE, Blasco MA, Caño-Delgado AI. Single-cell telomere-length quantification couples telomere length to meristem activity and stem cell development in Arabidopsis. Cell Rep. 2015 May 12;11(6):977-89. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.04.013. Epub 2015 Apr 30. PMID: 25937286
  7. Beilstein MA, Renfrew KB, Song X, Shakirov EV, Zanis MJ, Shippen DE. Evolution of the Telomere-Associated Protein POT1a in Arabidopsis thaliana Is Characterized by Positive Selection to Reinforce Protein-Protein Interaction. Mol Biol Evol. 2015 May;32(5):1329-41. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv025. Epub 2015 Feb 19. PMID: 25697340
  8. Renfrew, KB, Song, X, Lee, JR, Arora, A, Shippen, DE. POT1a and components of CST engage telomerase and regulate its activity in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genet. 2014;10 (10):e1004738. Epub 2014/10/16. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004738. PubMed PMID:25329641 PubMed Central PMC4199523.
  9. Boltz, KA, Jasti, M, Townley, JM, Shippen, DE. Analysis of poly(ADP-Ribose) polymerases in Arabidopsis telomere biology. PLoS ONE. 2014;9 (2):e88872. Epub 2014/2/13. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088872. PubMed PMID:24551184 PubMed Central PMC3923816.
  10. Leehy, KA, Lee, JR, Song, X, Renfrew, KB, Shippen, DE. MERISTEM DISORGANIZATION1 encodes TEN1, an essential telomere protein that modulates telomerase processivity in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2013;25 (4):1343-54. doi: 10.1105/tpc.112.107425. PubMed PMID:23572541 PubMed Central PMC3663272.
  11. Nelson, AD, Shippen, DE. Surprises from the chromosome front: lessons from Arabidopsis on telomeres and telomerase. Cold Spring Harb. Symp. Quant. Biol. 2012;77 :7-15. doi: 10.1101/sqb.2013.77.017053. PubMed PMID:23460576 PubMed Central PMC3836370.
  12. Cifuentes-Rojas, C, Nelson, AD, Boltz, KA, Kannan, K, She, X, Shippen, DE et al.. An alternative telomerase RNA in Arabidopsis modulates enzyme activity in response to DNA damage. Genes Dev. 2012;26 (22):2512-23. doi: 10.1101/gad.202960.112. PubMed PMID:23109676 PubMed Central PMC3505821.
  13. Beilstein, MA, Brinegar, AE, Shippen, DE. Evolution of the Arabidopsis telomerase RNA. Front Genet. 2012;3 :188. Epub 2012/9/24. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2012.00188. PubMed PMID:23015808 PubMed Central PMC3449308.
  14. Nelson, AD, Shippen, DE. Blunt-ended telomeres: an alternative ending to the replication and end protection stories. Genes Dev. 2012;26 (15):1648-52. doi: 10.1101/gad.199059.112. PubMed PMID:22855827 PubMed Central PMC3418582.
  15. Shakirov, EV, Shippen, DE. Selaginella moellendorffii telomeres: conserved and unique features in an ancient land plant lineage. Front Plant Sci. 2012;3 :161. Epub 2012/7/19. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00161. PubMed PMID:22833748 PubMed Central PMC3400083.
  16. Boltz, KA, Leehy, K, Song, X, Nelson, AD, Shippen, DE. ATR cooperates with CTC1 and STN1 to maintain telomeres and genome integrity in Arabidopsis. Mol. Biol. Cell. 2012;23 (8):1558-68. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E11-12-1002. PubMed PMID:22357613 PubMed Central PMC3327312.
  17. Cifuentes-Rojas, C, Shippen, DE. Telomerase regulation. Mutat. Res. 2012;730 (1-2):20-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mrfmmm.2011.10.003. PubMed PMID:22032831 PubMed Central PMC3256259.
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