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Cowling, CL, AL Homayouni, JB Callwood, MR McReynolds, J Khor, H Ke, MA Draves, K Dehesh, JW Walley, LC Strader, and DR Kelley (2024)  ZmPILS6 is an auxin efflux carrier required for maize root morphogenesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 121:e2313216121.

Kohler, AR, A Scheil, JL Hill, JR Allen, J Al-Haddad, C Goeckeritz, LC Strader, FW Telewski, CA Hollender (2024)  Defying Gravity: WEEP promotes negative gravitropism in Prunus persica by establishing asymmetric auxin gradients.  Plant Physiology, in press. bioRxiv: 2023.05.26.542472; doi:

Homayouni, AL, S Damodaran, K Schreiber, M Michniewicz, LK Gunther, and LC Strader (2024) ABCC10 is a transporter of the auxin precursor indole 3-butyric acid.

Allen, JR, M Flanagan, S Pathak, SK Emenecker, RJ Emenecker, and LC Strader (2024)  An Improved Toolkit of Gateway- and Gibson Assembly-Compatible Vectors for Protoplast Transfection and Agrobacterium-Mediated Plant Transformation.
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Theisen, F, A Prestel, S Elkjær, Y Leurs, N Morffy, L Strader, C O’Shea, K Teilum, B Kragelund, and K Skriver (2024) Molecular switching in transcription through splicing and proline-isomerization regulates stress responses in plants. Nature Communications, in press.
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Strader, LC and JD Cohen (2024)  An auxin research odyssey: 1989-2024.  Plant Cell, in press.


Prigge, MJ, N Morffy, A de Neve, W Szutu, MJ Abraham-Juárez, K Johnson, N Do, M Lavy, S Hake, LC Strader, M Estelle, AE Richardson (2023)  Comparative mutant analyses reveal a novel mechanism of ARF auxin signalling component regulation in land plants.

Del Bianco, M, J Friml, LC Strader, and S Kepinski (2023Auxin research: creating tools for a greener future.  Journal of Experimental Botany 74:6889-6892.

Cowling, CL, AL Homayouni, JB Callwood, MR McReynolds, J Khor, H Ke, MA Draves, K Dehesh, JW Walley, LC Strader, and DR Kelley (2023)  ZmPILS6 is an auxin efflux carrier required for maize root morphogenesis.

Gutierrez-Beltran, E, LC Strader, and P Bozhkov (2023)  Focus on biomolecular condensates.  Plant Cell 35:3155-3157.

Jing, H, EG Wilkinson, K Sageman-Furnas, and LC Strader (2023)  Auxin and abiotic stress responses.  Journal of Experimental Botany 74:7000-7014.

Damodaran, S and LC Strader (2023)  Mechanisms governing competence for cell reprogramming in Arabidopsis adventitious root formation.
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Emenecker, RJ, J Cammarata, I Yuan*, C Howard, S Ebrahimi Haghani, HS Robert, E Nambara, and LC Strader (2023)  Abscisic acid biosynthesis is necessary for full auxin effects on hypocotyl elongation. Development 150(23):dev202106. (*undergraduate author)

Jing, H, X Yang, RJ Emenecker, J Feng, J Zhang, AS Holehouse, LC Strader, and J Zuo (2023)  Nitric oxide-mediated S-nitrosylation of IAA17 protein in intrinsically disordered region  represses auxin signaling. Journal of Genetics and Genomics 50:473-485.

Mahatma, S, L Van den Broeck, N Morffy, MV Staller, LC Strader, and R Sozzani (2023)  Prediction and functional characterization of transcriptional activation domains. 2023 57th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Baltimore, MD, USA, 2023, pp. 1-6.

Kuan,C, LC Strader, and N Morffy (2023)  ARF19 Condensation in the Arabidopsis Stomatal Lineage.  microPublication Biology, 10.17912/micropub.biology.000708

Strader, LC, M Staller, AE Willis, J Beggs, T Cech (2023)  The complexity of transferring genetic information. Molecular Cell 83:320-323.

Field, S, GJ Jang, C Dean, LC Strader, and SY Rhee (2023)  Plants use molecular mechanisms mediated by biomolecular condensates to integrate environmental cues with development. Plant Cell 35:3173-3186.

Boeynaems, S, S Chong, J Gsponer, L Holt, D Milovanovic, D Mitrea, O Mueller-Cajar, B Portz, J Reilly, C Reinkemeier, B Sabari, S Sanulli, J Shorter, E Sontag, L Strader, J Stachowiak, S Weber, M White, H Zhang, M Zweckstetter, S Elbaum-Garfinkle, R Kriwacki (2023)  Phase Separation in Biology and Disease; Current Perspectives and Open Questions. Journal of Molecular Biology, 435:167971.


Figeuredo, MRA and LC Strader (2022)  Intrinsic and extrinsic regulators of Aux/IAA protein degradation dynamics.  Trends in Biochemical Sciences 47:865-874.

Goloubinoff, P, JD Woodson, LC Strader, and ZQ Fu (2022)  Important questions and future directions in plant biochemistry. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 47:811-813.

Jing, H*, DA Korasick*, RJ Emenecker, N Morffy, EG Wilkinson, SK Powers, and LC Strader (2021)  Regulation of AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR condensation and nuclei-cytoplasmic partitioning. Nature Communications 13:4015. (*equal contribution)

Morffy, N and LC Strader (2022)  Structural aspects of auxin signaling.  Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology 14:a039883.

Strader, LC, D Weijers, and D Wagner (2022)  Plant transcription factors – being in the right place with the right company. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 65:102136.

Pathak, S and LC Strader (2022)  Plant biomolecular condensates.  In Droplets of Life: Membrane-Less Organelles, Biomolecular Condensates, and Biological Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation, edited by Vladimir Uversky, pages 557-565.

Allen, JR and LC Strader (2022)  Beating the heat: Phase separation in plant stress granules. Developmental Cell 57:563-565.

Sageman-Furnas, K and LC Strader (2022)  Connected phytohormone biosynthesis pathways at the core of growth-stress tradeoffs. Molecular Plant 15:1087-1089.

Allen, J*, E Wilkinson*, and LC Strader (2022)  Creativity comes from interactions: Modules of protein interactions in plants. FEBS 289:1492-1514. (*equal contribution)


Pierik, R, C Fankhauser, LC Strader, and N Sinha (2021)  Architecture and plasticity: optimizing plant performance in dynamic environments. Plant Physiology 187:1029-1032.

Morffy N, and LC Strader (2021)  Plant promoter proximal pausing?  Nature Plants 7:862-863.

Autran, D, G Bassel, E Chae, D Ezer, A Ferjani, C Fleck, O Hamant, F Hartmann, Y Jiao, I Johnston, D Kwiatkowska, BL Lim, AP Mahönen, RJ Morris, BM Mulder, N Nakayama, R Sozzani, LC Strader, K Tusscher, M Ueda, and S Wolf (2021)  What is quantitative plant biology? Quantitative Plant Biology, 2, E10.

Zhang, Y, H Vasuki, J Liu, H Bar, S Lazary, A Egbaria, D Ripper, L Charrier, ZM Belew, N Wulff, S Damodaran, HH Nour-Eldin, A Aharoni, L Ragni, LC Strader, N Sade, R Weinstain, M Geisler, and E Shani (2021)  ABA homeostasis and long-distance translocation is redundantly regulated by ABCG ABA importers. Science Advances 7:eab6069.

Yoo, CY, Q Sang, J He, Y Qiu, L Long, RJ-A Kim, E Chong, J Hahm, N Morffy, P Zhou, LC Strader, A Nagatani, B Mo, X Chen, M Chen (2021)  Direct photoresponsive inhibition of a p53-like transcription activation domain in PIF3 by Arabidopsis phytochrome B. Nature Communications 12:5614.

Emenecker, RJ, AS Holehouse, and LC Strader (2021)  Sequence determinants of in cell condensate assembly morphology, dynamics, and oligomerization as measured by number and brightness analysis. Cell Communication and Signaling 19:1-15.

Narlikar, GJ, S Myong, D Larson, K Maeshima, N Francis, K Rippe, B Sabari, LC Strader and R Tijan (2021)  Is transcriptional regulation just going through a phase? Molecular Cell 81:1579-1585.

Emenecker, RJ, AS Holehouse, and LC Strader (2021)  Biological phase separation and biomolecular condensates in plants.  Annual Review of Plant Biology 72:17-46.

Allen, J and LC Strader (2021)  Nucleo-cytoplasmic partitioning as a mechanism to regulate plant signaling events.  Current Opinion in Cell Biology 69:136-141.


Van Norman, JM, LC Strader, and R Sozzani (2020)  Editorial overview: Directionality and precision – how signaling and gene regulation drive plant physiology and development. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 57:A1-A3.

Wilkinson EG and LC Strader (2020)  A prion-based thermosensor in plants.  Molecular Cell 80:181-182.

Mittag, T and LC Strader (2020)  I will survive: How NPR1 condensation promotes plant cell survival.  Cell 182:1072-1074.

Emenecker, RJ, AS Holehouse, and LC Strader (2020)  Emerging roles for phase separation in plants.  Developmental Cell 55:69-83.

Homayouni, A and LC Strader (2020)  Sugar rush: Glucosylation of IPyA attenuates auxin levels.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 117:7558-7560.

Emenecker, RJ and LC Strader (2020)  Auxin-abscisic acid interactions in plant growth and development.  Biomolecules 10(2):281.

Trujillo-Hernandez, JA, L Bariat, LC Strader, J-P Reichheld, and C Belin (2020)  IBA endogenous auxin regulates Arabidopsis root system development in a glutathione-dependent way and is important for adaptation to phosphate deprivation.  Journal of Experimental Botany 71:4843-4857.

Morffy, N and LC Strader (2020)  Old Town Roads: Routes of auxin biosynthesis across kingdoms.  Current Opinion in Plant Biology 55:21-27.

Powers, SK and LC Strader (2020)  Regulation of auxin transcriptional responses.  Developmental Dynamics 249:483-495.


Powers, SK, AS Holehouse, DA Korasick, KH Schreiber, N Clark, H Jing, R Emenecker, S Han, E Tycksen, I Hwang, R Sozzani, JM Jez, RV Pappu, and LC Strader (2019)  Nucleo-cytoplasmic partitioning of ARF proteins controls auxin responses in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Molecular Cell 76:1-14.

Damodaran, S and LC Strader (2019)  Indole-3-butyric acid metabolism and transport in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Frontiers in Plant Science 10:851.

Michniewicz, M, C-H Ho, TA Enders, E Floro, S Damodaran, LK Gunther, SK Powers, EM Frick, CN Topp, WB Frommer, and LC Strader (2019)  TRANSPORTER OF IBA1 links auxin and cytokinin to regulate root architecture.  Developmental Cell 50:1-11.

Jing, H and LC Strader (2019)  Interplay of auxin and cytokinin in lateral root development.  International Journal of Molecular Sciences 20:486.


Morffy, N and LC Strader (2018)  Locally sourced: Auxin biosynthesis and transport in the root meristem.  Developmental Cell 47:262-264.

Frick, EM and LC Strader (2018)  They can handle the stress: MPK17 and PMD1 act in a salt-specific pathway.  Plant Signaling and Behavior 13:340-351.

Jing, H and LC Strader (2018)  Structural biology of auxin signal transduction.  In Plant Structural Biology: Hormonal Regulations.  J. Hejatko, ed., pp 49-66.

Frick, EM and LC Strader (2018)  Kinase MPK17 and the peroxisome division factor PMD1 influence salt-induced peroxisome proliferation.  Plant Physiology 176:340-351.


Frick, EM and LC Strader (2017)  Roles for IBA-derived auxin in plant development.  Journal of Experimental Botany 69:169-177.

Enders, TA, EM Frick, and LC Strader (2017)  An Arabidopsis kinase cascade influences auxin-responsive cell expansion.  Plant Journal 94:68-81.


Rinaldi, MA, AB Patel, J Park, K Lee, LC Strader, and B Bartel (2016)  The roles of β-oxidation and cofactor homeostasis in peroxisome distribution and function in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Genetics, 204:1089-1115.

Strader, LC and Y Zhao (2016)  Auxin perception and downstream events.  Current Opinion in Plant Biology 33:8-14.

Powers, SK, and LC Strader (2016)  Up in the air: Untethered factors of auxin response.  F1000Research 5(F1000 Faculty Rev):133.

McDonnell, MM, SE Burkhart, JE Stoddard, ZJ Wright, LC Strader, and B Bartel (2016)  The early-acting peroxin PEX19 is redundantly encoded, farnesylated, and essential for viability in Arabidopsis thaliana.  PLOS One 11(1):e0148335.


Korasick, DA, JM Jez, and LC Strader (2015)  Refining the nuclear auxin response pathway through structural biology.  Current Opinion in Plant Biology 27:22-28.

Enders, TA, S Oh, ZB Yang, B Montgomery, and LC Strader (2015)  Genome sequencing of Arabidopsis abp1-5 reveals second-site mutations that may affect phenotypes. The Plant Cell 27:1820-1826.

Korasick, DA, S Chatterjee, M Tonelli, H Dashti, SG Lee, CS Westfall, DB Fulton, AH Andreotti, GK Amarasinghe, LC Strader, and JM Jez (2015)  Defining a two-pronged structural model for PB1 domain interaction in plant auxin responses using AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR7.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 290:12868-12878.

Michniewicz, M, EM Frick, and LC Strader (2015)  Gateway-compatible tissue-specific vectors for plant transformation.  BMC- Research Reports 8:63.

Enders, TA and LC Strader (2015)  Auxin: Past, present, and future.  American Journal of Botany 102:180-196.

Thole, JM and LC Strader (2015)  Next-generation sequencing as a tool to quickly identify causative EMS-generated mutations.  Plant Signaling and Behavior 10:5, e10000167.


Korasick, DA, CS Westfall, SG Lee, R Dumas M Nanao, G Hagen, TJ Guilfoyle, JM Jez, and LC Strader (2014)  Molecular basis for AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR interaction and the control of auxin response repression.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111:5427-5432.

Thole, JM, ER Beisner*, J Liu*, SV Venkova*, and LC Strader (2014)  Abscisic acid regulates root elongation through the activities of auxin and ethylene. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 4:1259-1274. (*undergraduate authors)

Michniewicz, M, SK Powers*, and LC Strader (2014)  IBA Transport by PDR Proteins. In Plant ABC Transporters 313-331. (*undergraduate author)


Korasick, DA, TA Enders, and LC Strader (2013)  Auxin biosynthesis and storage forms.  Journal of Experimental Botany 64:2541-2555.

Strader, LC and JL Nemhauser (2013)  Auxin 2012: a rich mea ho’oulu.  Development 140:1153-1157.


De Rybel, B, D Audenaert, W Xuan, P Overvoorde, LC Strader, S Kepinksi, R Hoye, R Brisbois, B Parizot, S Vanneste, X Liu, A Gilday, I Graham, L Nguyen, L Jansen, MF Njo, D Inzé, B Bartel and T Beeckman (2012)  A role for the root cap in root branching revealed by the non-auxin probe naxillin.  Nature Chemical Biology, 8:798-805.

Rinaldi, MA, J Liu*, TA Enders, B Bartel, and LC Strader (2012) A gain-of-function mutation in IAA16 confers reduced responses to auxin and abscisic acid and impedes plant growth and fertility.  Plant Molecular Biology 79:359-373. (*undergraduate author)

2011 and prior publications

Strader, LC, DL Wheeler*, SE Christensen, JC Berens*, JD Cohen, RA Rampey, and B Bartel (2011)  Multiple facets of Arabidopsis seedling development require indole-3-butyric acid-derived auxin.  The Plant Cell 23:984-999.  (*undergraduate authors)

Strader, LC and B Bartel (2011)  Transport and metabolism of the endogenous auxin precursor indole-3-butyric acid.  Molecular Plant 4:477-486.

Strader, LC, GL Chen*, and B Bartel (2010)  Ethylene directs auxin to control cell expansion.  The Plant Journal 64:874-884. (*undergraduate author)

Strader, LC, A Hendrickson Culler, JD Cohen, and B Bartel (2010)  Conversion of endogenous indole-3-butyric acid to indole-3-acetic acid drives cell expansion in Arabidopsis seedlings.  Plant Physiology 153:1577-1586.

Růžička, K, LC Strader, A Bailly, H Yang, J Blakeslee, Ł Łangowski, E Nejedlá, H Fujita, H Ito, K Syōno, J Hejátko, WM Gray, E Martinoia, M Geisler, B Bartel, A Murphy, and J Friml (2010)  Arabidopsis PIS1 encodes the ABCG37 transporter of auxinic compounds including the auxin precursor indole-3-butyric acid.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107:10749-10753.

Schramm, EC, JC Abellera, LC Strader, KG Campbell, and CM Steber (2010)  Isolation of ABA-responsive mutants in allohexaploid bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): drawing connections to grain dormancy, preharvest sprouting, and drought tolerance.  Plant Science 179:620-629.

Strader, LC, ER Beisner*, and B Bartel (2009)  Silver ions increase auxin efflux independently of effects on ethylene response.  The Plant Cell 21:3585-3590.  (*undergraduate author)

Strader, LC, and B Bartel (2009)  The Arabidopsis PLEIOTROPIC DRUG RESISTANCE8/ABCG36 ATP binding cassette transporter modulates sensitivity to the auxin precursor indole-3-butyric acid.  The Plant Cell 21:1992-2007.

Strader, LC, M Monroe-Augustus, KC Rogers*, GL Lin*, and B Bartel. (2008)  Arabidopsis iba response5 (ibr5) suppressors separate responses to various hormones.  Genetics 180:2019-2031.  (*undergraduate authors)

Strader, LC and B Bartel (2008)  A new path to auxin.  Nature Chemical Biology 4:337-339.

Strader, LC, M Monroe-Augustus, and B Bartel (2008)  The IBR5 phosphatase promotes Arabidopsis auxin responses through a novel mechanism distinct from TIR1-mediated repressor degradation.  BMC Plant Biology 8:41.

Schramm, E, J Abellera, L Strader, KG Campbell, and CM Steber (2008)  Can ABA signaling be used to develop drought tolerant wheat? in The 11th International Wheat Genetics Symposium Proceedings.  Edited by R. Appels, R. Eastwood, E. Lagudah, P. Langridge, and M. Lynne, Sydney University Press.

Strader, LC, S Ritchie, JD Soule, KM McGinnis, and CM Steber (2004)  Recessive-interfering mutations in the GA response gene SLEEPY1 are rescued by overexpression of its homologue SNEEZYProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA101:12771-12776.

Zhang D, Choi DW, Wanamaker S, Fenton RD, Chin A, Malatrasi M, Turuspekov Y, Walia H, Akhunov ED, Kianian P, Otto C, Simons K, Deal KR, Echenique V, Stamova B, Ross K, Butler GE, Strader L, Verhey SD, Johnson R, Altenbach S, Kothari K, Tanaka C, Shah MM, Laudencia-Chingcuanco D, Han P, Miller RE, Crossman CC, Chao S, Lazo GR, Klueva N, Gustafson JP, Kianian SF, Dubcovsky J, Walker-Simmons MK, Gill KS, Dvorak J, Anderson OD, Sorrells ME, McGuire PE, Qualset CO, Nguyen HT, Close TJ. (2004)  Construction and evaluation of cDNA libraries for large-scale expressed sequence tag sequencing in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).  Genetics 168:595-608.

Strader, LC, JM Zale, and CM Steber (2004)  2003 Congress on In Vitro Biology Symposium on Transgenic Cereals:  Mutation and transposon-based approaches to identification of genes for pre-harvest sprouting in wheat.  In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology-Plant 40: 256-259.

McGinnis, KM, SG Thomas, JD Soule, LC Strader, JM Zale, T-p Sun, and CM Steber (2003)  The Arabidopsis SLEEPY1 gene encodes a putative F-box subunit of an SCF E3 ubiquitin ligase.  The Plant Cell 15:1120-1130.

Doherty, LC* and MA Cohn (2000)  Seed dormancy in red rice (Oryza sativa).  XI.  Commercial liquid smoke elicits germination.  Seed Science Research 10:415-421.  (*undergraduate author)