Some publications from the Theg lab




Chloroplast Outer Membrane ?-Barrel Proteins Use Components of the General Import Apparatus

Day P.M., Inoue K., and Theg S.M.

2019

Plant Cell. 2019 Aug;31(8):1845-1855

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Determinants of the Specificity of Protein Targeting to Chloroplasts or Mitochondria

McKinnon L, and Theg S.M.

2019

Mol Plant. 2019 Jul 1;12(7):893-895

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Structural considerations of folded protein import through the chloroplast TOC/TIC translocons

Ganesan I, and Theg S.M.

2019

FEBS Lett. 2019 Mar;593(6):565-572

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Characterization of Thylakoid Division Using Chloroplast Dividing Mutants in Arabidopsis

Ho, J., Kwan, W., Li, V. and Theg, S.M.

2017

The Plant Cell

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Chloroplast transport and import

Theg, S.M

2018

Photosynthesis Research 138(3): 261-262

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Evaluating the Functional Pore Size of Chloroplast TOC and TLC Protein Translocons: Import of Folded Protein

Ganesan, I., Shi, L., Labs, M., and Theg, S.M

2018

The Plant Cell

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Evolution of protein transport to the chloroplast envelope membranes

Day, P.M, Theg, S.M

2018

Photosynthesis Research 138(3): pp. 315-326

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Isolation of Physiologically Active Thylakoids and Their Use in Energy-Dependent Protein Transport Assays

Asher, A., Ganesan, I., Klasek, L., and Theg, S.M

2018

J. Vis. Exp. (139): e58393

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Characterisation of thylakoid Division Using Chloroplast Dividing Mutants in Arabidopis

Ho, J., Kwan, W., Li, V., and Theg, S.M

2017


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Evaluating the Functional Pore Size of Chloroplast TOC and TIC

Ganesan, I., Shi, L-X., Labs, M., and Theg, S.M

2017


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The Formation of Stromules In Vitro from Chloroplasts Isolated from Nicotiana Benthamiana

Ho, J. and Theg, S.M

2015

PLoS ONE 11(2): e0146489.

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New Isoforms and Assembly of Glutamine Synthetase in the Leaf of Wheat(Triticum aestivum L.)

Wang, X, Wei, Y., Shi, L-X., Ma, X and Theg, S.M

2015

J. Exp. Bot. 66: 6827-6834.

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ATP requirement for chloroplast protein import is set by the Km for ATP hydrolysis of the stromal Hsp70 in Physcomitrella patens.

Liu, L., McNeilage, R.T., Shi, L.-X. and Theg, S.M

2014

Plant Cell 26: 1246-1255.

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Photoheterotrophic growth of Physcomitrella patens.

Bricker, T.M., Bell, A.J., Tran, L. Frankel, L.K. and Theg, S.M

2013

Planta 293: 605-613

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The energetic cost of protein import across the envelope membranes of chloroplasts.

Shi, L-X., Theg, S.M.

2013

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110:930-935

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The chloroplast protein import system: From algae to trees.

Shi, L-X., Theg, S.M.

2013

Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1833:314-331

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Role of Vesicle-Inducing Protein in Plastids 1 in cpTat Transport at the Thylakoid.

Lo, S.M., Theg, S.M.

2012

The Plant Journal, 71:656-668

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The motors of protein import into chloroplasts.

Shi, L-X., Theg, S.M.

2011

Plant Signaling & Behavior 6:1397-1401

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Measurement of the deltapH and electric field developed across Arabidopsis thylakoid in the light.

Theg, S.M., Tom, C.

2011

Methods Mol Biol. 775:327-357

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Protein Targeting Across and Into Chloroplast Membranes.

Lo, S.M. Theg, S.M.

2011

Methods Mol Biol.684:139-57

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A Stromal Hsp70 System Functions in Protein Import into Chloroplast in the Moss Physcomitrella patens.

Shi, L-X., Theg, S.M.

2010

Plant Cell (1):205-20

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There is also an IN BRIEF feature write up of this article written by Nancy Eckardt linked here,

and an Author Profile of Lan-Xin Shi linked here.



Measurement of the Energetics of Protein Transport across the Chloroplast Thylakoid Membrane.

Theg, S.M.

2010

Methods Mol Biol.619:323-37

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The cpTat pathway transports substrates in the dark.

Braun, N.A. and Theg, S.M.

2008

J. Biol. Chem. 283:8822-8828.

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The Sec and Tat protein translocation pathways in chloroplasts.

Cline, K. and Theg, S.M.

2007

The Enzymes, vol. 25, eds. Dabley, R.E., Koehler, C.M. and Tamanoi, F. (Elsevier, New York), pp. 463-492





The chloroplast Tat pathway utilizes the transmembrane electric potential as an energy source.

Braun, N.A., Davis, A.W. and Theg, S.M.

2007

Biophys J 93:1993-1998

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Evidence for an ER to Golgi to chloroplast protein transport pathway.

Radhamony, R.N. and Theg, S.M.

2006

Trends Cell Biol 16:385-387

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Histochemical evidence for lipid A (endotoxin) in eukaryote chloroplasts.

Armstrong, M.T., Theg, S.M., Braun, N., Wainwright, N., Pardy, R.L. and Armstrong, P.B.

2006

FASEB J 20:2145-6.

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Oxylipin pathway in rice and Arabidopsis

Chehab, E.W., Perea, J.W., Gopalan, B., Theg, S.M. and Dehesh, K.

2006

J Int Plant Biol 49:43-51

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Carbonic Anhydrase activity of the Photosystem II OEC-33 protein from pea.

Lu, Y-K., Theg, S.M. and Stemler, A.J.

2005

Plant Cell Physiol 46:1944-53

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Protein- and energy-mediated targeting of proteins to the chloroplast outer envelope membrance

Hofmann, N.R. and Theg, S.M.

2005

The Plant Journal 44:917-927.

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Protein Transport and post-translational processing in Photosystem II biosynthesis and homeostasis.

Theg, S.M. and Shi, L.-X.

2005

Photosystem II: The Light-Driven Water: Plastoquinone Oxidoreductase, eds. Wydrzynshi, T.J. and Satoh, K. (Springer, Berlin), pp. 669-682.





Complete maturation of the plastid protein translocation channel requires a type I sugnal peptidase.

Inoue K., Baldwin A.J., Shipman, R.L., left K., Theg, S.M.and Ohme-Takagi, M.

2005

J Cell Biol 171(3):425-30.

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Involvement of a type I signal peptidase in biogenesis of chloroplasts- Towards identification of the enzyme for maturation of the chloroplast protein translocation channel.

Inoue, K., Potter, D., Shipman, R.L., Perea, J.V. and Theg, S.M.

2005

Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects of Global Perspectives, eds. van der Est A and Bruce D. (Allen Press Lawrence), pp. 933-935





Chloroplasts outer membrane protein targeting and insertion.

Hoffman N.R., and Theg, S.M.

2005

Trends in Plant Science 10:450-457

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Toc64 is not required for protein import into chloroplasts.

Hofmann, N.R. and Theg, S.M.

2005

The Plant Journal 43:675-87

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The energetics of the chloroplast Tat protein transport pathway revisited - CORRESPONDENCE

Theg, S.M., Cline, K., Finazzi, G. and Wollman, F.-A.

2005

Trends in Plant Science 10:153-154

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A homolog of prokaryotic thiol disulfide transporter CcdA is required for the assembly of the cytochrome b6f complex in Arabidopsis chloroplasts

Page M.L.,Hamel P.P., Gabilly S.T., Zegzouti H., Perea J.V., Alonso J.M., Ecker J.R., Theg, S.M., Christensen S.K. and Merchant S.

2004

J Biol Chem 279:32474-32482.

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Chloroplast protein transport in the moss, Physcomitrella patens: Conserved machineries between vascular and non-vascular plants.

Hoffman N.R., and Theg, S.M.

2003

Plant Molecular Biology 53:643-654

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Energy Utilization by Biological Protein Transport Systems

Alder, N.N., and Theg, S.M.

2003

Trends in Biochemical Sciences 28:442-451

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Kinetics and cooperativity of protein transport via the thylakoid delta-pH-dependent / cpTat pathway

Alder, N.N. and Theg, S.M.

2003

FEBS Lett 540:96-100

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Energetics of protein transport across biological membranes: A study of the thylakoid delta-pH-dependent/cpTat pathway

Alder, N.N. and Theg, S.M.

2003

Cell 112:231-242 (January 24)

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Chemical modification of the amino groups on PSII proteins retards photoassembly of the photosynthetic water-oxidizing complex

Ishikawa, Y., Yamamoto, Y., Otsubo, M., Theg, S. M. and Tamura, N.

2002

Biochemistry 41:1972-80

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Reciprocal expression of two di-iron enzymes affecting photosystem I and light-harvesting complex accumulation

Moseley, J.L. , Page, M.D., Alder, N.P., Eriksson, M., Quinn, J., Soto, F., Theg, S.M., Hippler, M. and Merchant, S.

2002

The Plant Cell 14: 673-688

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Characterization of the early steps of OE17 precursor transport by the thylakoid delta-pH/Tat machinery

Musser, S.M. and Theg, S.M.

2000

European Journal of Biochemistry 267:2588-2598 (May)

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Energy transducing thylakoid membranes remain highly impermeable to ions during protein translocation

Teter, S.A. and Theg, S.M.

1998

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95:1590-1594 (February)

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Identification of a role for an azide-sensitive factor in the thylakoid transport of the 17-kda subunit of the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex

Leheny, E.A., Teter, S.A. and Theg, S.M.

1998

Plant Physiology 116:805-814 (February)

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A folded protein can be transported across the chloroplast envelope and thylakoid membranes.

Clark, S.A. and Theg, S.M.

1997

Mol Biol Cell 8:923-934 (May)

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Assembly of newly imported oxygen-evolving complex subunits in isolated chloroplasts: Sites of assembly and mechanism of binding.

Hashimoto, A., Ettinger, W.F., Yamamoto, Y. and Theg, S.M.

1997

Plant Cell 9(3): 441-452 (March)

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Unassembled subunits of the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex present in the thylakoid lumen are long-lived and assembly-competent.

Hashimoto, A., Yamamoto, Y. and Theg, SM

1996

FEBS Lett 391(1-2):29-34 (August)

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Analysis of the import of carboxyl-terminal truncations of the 23-kilodalton subunit of the oxygen-evolving complex suggests that its structure is an important determinant for thylakoid transport.

Roffey, R.A. and Theg, S.M.

1996

Plant Physiology 111(4):1329-1338 (April)

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A new chloroplast protein import intermediate reveals distinct translocation machineries in the two envelope membranes: energetics and mechanistic implications.

Scott, S.V. and Theg, S.M.

1996

J Cell Biol 132(1-2):63-75 (January)

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