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Dodd, AN., Gardner, MJ., Hotta, CT., Hubbard, KE., Dalchau, N., Love, J., Assie, JM., Robertson, FC., Jakobsen, MK., Gonçalves, J., Sanders, D., Webb, AAR. (2007) The Arabidopsis circadian clock incorporates a cADPR-based feedback loop. Science (In Press)

Peiter, E., Montanini, B., Gobert, A., Pedas, P., Husted, S., Maathuis, F.J.M., Blaudez, D., Chalot, M., Sanders, D. (2007) A secretory pathway-localised cation diffusion facilitator confers plant manganese tolerance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 8532-8537.

Montanini, B., Blaudez, D., Jeandroz, S., Sanders, D., Chalot, M. (2007) Phylogenetic and functional analysis of the cation diffusion facilitator family: improved signature and prediction of substrate specificity. BMC Genomics, in press.

Zancani, M., Skiera, L.A., Sanders, D. (2007) Roles of basic residues and salt-bridge interaction in a vacuolar H+-pumping pyrophosphatase (AVP1) from Arabidopsis thaliana. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1768, 311-316.

Gobert, A., Park, G., Amtmann, A., Sanders, D., Maathuis, F.J.M. (2006) Arabidopsis thaliana cyclic nucleotide gated channel 3 forms a non-selective ion transporter involved in germination and cation transport. J. Exptl. Bot. 57, 791-800.

Moscatiello, R., Mariani, P., Sanders, D., Maathuis, F.J.M. (2006) Transcriptional analysis of calcium-dependent and calcium–independent signalling pathways induced by oligogalacturonides. J. Exptl. Bot. 57, 2847-2865.

Cerana, M., Bonza, M.C., Harris, R., Sanders, D., De Michelis, M.I. (2006) Abscisic acid stimulates the expression of two isoforms of plasma membrane Ca2+-ATPase in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings. Plant Biol. 8, 572-578.

Peiter, E., Fischer, M., Sidaway, K., Roberts, S.K., Sanders, D. (2005) The Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ca2+ channel Cch1pMid1p is essential for tolerance to cold stress and iron toxicity. FEBS Lett 579, 5697-5703.

Peiter, E., Maathuis, F.J.M., Mills, L.N., Knight, H., Pelloux, J., Hetherington, A.M., and Sanders, D. (2005) The vacuolar Ca2+-activated channel TPC1 regulates germination and stomatal movement. Nature 434, 404-408.

Diatloff, E., Roberts, M., Sanders, D., Roberts, S.K. (2004) Characterization of anion channels in the plasma membrane of Arabidopsis epidermal root cells and the identification of a citrate-permeable channel induced by phosphate starvation. Plant Physiology 136, 4136-4149.

Obrdlik, P., El-Bakkoury, M., Hamacher, T., Cappellaro, C., Vilarino, C., Fleischer, C., Ellerbrok, H., Kamuzinzi, R., Ledent, V., Blaudez, D., Sanders, D., Revuelta, JL., Boles, E., Andre, B., Frommer, WB. (2004) K+ channel interactions detected by a genetic system optimized for systematic studies of membrane protein interactions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 101, 12242-12247.

Blaudez, D., Kohler, A., Martin, F., Sanders, D., Chalot, M. (2003) Poplar metal tolerance protein 1 confers zinc tolerance and is an oligomeric vacuolar zinc transporter with an essential leucine zipper motif. Plant Cell 15, 2911-2928.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Filatov, V., Herzyk, P., Krijger, G.C., Axelsen, K.B., Chen, S.X., Green, B.J., Li, Y., Madagan, K.L., Sanchez-Fernandez, R., Forde, B.G., Palmgren, M.G., Rea, P.A., Williams, L.E., Sanders, D., Amtmann, A. (2003) Transcriptome analysis of root transporters reveals participation of multiple gene families in the response to cation stress. Plant Journal 35, 675-692.

Talke, I.N., Blaudez, D., Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D. (2003) CNGCs: prime targets of plant cyclic nucleotide signalling? Trends in Plant Science 8, 286-293.

Sanders, D., Pelloux, J., Brownlee, C., Harper, J.F. (2002) Calcium at the crossroads of signaling. Plant Cell 14, 401-417.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D. (2001) Sodium uptake in Arabidopsis roots is regulated by cyclic nucleotides. Plant Physiology 127, 1617-1625.

Dietrich, P., Sanders, D., Hedrich, R. (2001) The role of ion channels in light-dependent stomatal opening. Journal of Experimental Botany 52, 1959-1967.

Gage, M.J., Bruenn, J., Fischer, M., Sanders, D., Smith, T.J. (2001) KP4 fungal toxin inhibits growth in Ustilago maydis by blocking calcium uptake. Molecular Microbiology 41, 775-785.

Maser, P., Thomine, S., Schroeder, JI., Ward, JM., Hirschi, K., Sze, H., Talke, I.N., Amtmann, A., Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D., Harper, J.F., Tchieu, J., Gribskov, M., Persans, M.W., Salt, D.E., Kim, S.A., Guerinot, M.L. (2001) Phylogenetic relationships within cation transporter families of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 126 1646-1667.

Roberts, S.K., Dixon, G.K., Fischer, M., Sanders, D. (2001) A novel low-affinity H+-Cl- co-transporter in yeast: characterization by patch clamp. Mycologia 93, 626-633.

Amtmann, A., Fischer, M., Marsh, E.L., Stefanovic, A., Sanders, D., Schachtman, D.P. (2001) The wheat cDNA LCT1 generates hypersensitivity to sodium in a salt-sensitive yeast strain. Plant Physiology 126, 1061-1071.

Elphick, C.H., Sanders, D., Maathuis, F.J.M. (2001) Critical role of divalent cations and Na+ efflux in Arabidopsis thaliana salt tolerance. Plant Cell and Environment 24, 733-740.

Navazio, L., Mariani, P., Sanders, D. (2001) Mobilization of Ca2+ by cyclic ADP-ribose from the endoplasmic reticulum of cauliflower florets. Plant Physiology 125, 2129-2138.

Sunkar, R., Kaplan, B., Bouche, N., Arazi, T., Dolev, D., Talke, I.N., Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D., Bouchez, D., Fromm, H. (2000) Expression of a truncated tobacco NtCBP4 channel in transgenic plants and disruption of the homologous Arabidopsis CNGC1 gene confer Pb2+ tolerance. Plant Journal 24, 533-542.

Karley, A.J., Leigh, R.A., Sanders, D. (2000) Where do all the ions go? The cellular basis of differential ion accumulation in leaf cells. Trends in Plant Science 5, 465-470.

Sanders, D. (2000) Plant biology: The salty tale of Arabidopsis. Current Biology 10,486-488.

Navazio, L., Bewell, M.A., Siddiqua, A., Dickinson, G.D., Galione, A., Sanders, D. (2000) Calcium release from the endoplasmic reticulum of higher plants elicited by the NADP metabolite nicotinic acid adenine dinucleotide phosphate Source. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences if the United states of America 97 8693-8698.

Karley, A.J., Leigh, R.A., Sanders, D. (2000) Differential ion accumulation and ion fluxes in the mesophyll and epidermis of barley. Plant Physiology 122, 835-844.

Laketic-Ljubojevic, I., Suva, L.J., Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D., Skerry, T.M. (1999) Functional characterization of N-methyl-D-aspartic acid-gated channels in bone cells. Bone 25, 631-637.

Bewell, M.A., Maathuis, F.J.M., Allen, G.J., Sanders, D. (1999) Calcium-induced calcium release mediated by a voltage-activated cation channel in vacuolar vesicles from red beet. FEBS Letters 458 41-44.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D. (1999) Plasma membrane transport in context - making sense out of complexity. Current Oinion in Plant Biology 2, 236-243.

Amtmann, A., Jelitto, T.C., Sanders, D. (1999) K+-Selective inward-rectifying channels and apoplastic pH in barley roots. Plant Physiology 120, 331-338.

Sanders, D., Brownlee, C., Harper, J.F. (1999) Communicating with calcium. Plant Cell 11, 691-706.

Amtmann, A., Sanders, D. (1999) Mechanisms of Na+ uptake by plant cells. Advances in Botanical Research Incorporating Advances in Plant Pathology 29, 75-112.

Roberts, S.K., Fischer, M., Dixon, G.K., Sanders, D. (1999) Divalent cation block of inward currents and low-afinity K+ uptake in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Bacteriology 181, 291-297.

Leckie, C.P., McAinsh, M.R., Allen, G.J., Sanders, D., Hetherington, A.M. (1998) Abscisic acid-induced stomatal closure mediated by cyclic ADP-ribose. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences if the United states of America 95, 15837-15842.

Maathuis, F.J.M., May, S.T., Graham, N.S., Bowen, H.C., Jelitto, T.C., Trimmer, P., Bennett, M.J., Sanders, D., White, P.J. (1998) Cell marking in Arabidopsis thaliana and its application to patch-clamp studies. Plant Journal 15, 843-851.

Johannes, E., Crofts, A., Sanders, D. (1998) Control of Cl- efflux in Chara corallina by cytosolic pH, free Ca2+, and phosphorylation indicates a role of plasma membrane anion channels in cytosolic pH regulation. Plant Physiology 118, 173-181.

Darley, C.P., Skiera, L.A., Northrop, F., Sanders, D., Davies, J.M. (1998) Tonoplast inorganic pyrophosphatase in Vicia faba guard cells. Planta 206, 272-277.

Brauer, M., Zhong, W.J., Jelitto, T., Schobert, C., Sanders, D., Komor, E. (1998) Free calcium ion concentration in the sieve-tube sap of Ricinus communis L. seedlings. Planta 206, 103-107.

Very, A.A., Robinson, M.F., Mansfield, T.A., Sanders, D. (1998) Guard cell cation channels are involved in Na+-induced stomatal closure in a halophyte. Plant Journal 14, 509-521.

Allen, G.J., Sanders, D., Gradmann, D. (1998) Calcium-potassium selectivity: kinetic analysis of current-voltage relationships of the open, slowly activating channel in the vacuolar membrane of Vicia faba guard-cells. Planta 204, 528-541.

Allen, G.J., Amtmann, A., Sanders, D. (1998) Calcium-dependent and calcium-independent K+ mobilization channels in Vicia faba guard cell vacuoles. Journal of Experimental Botany 49, 305-318.

Roberts, S.K., Dixon, G.K., Dunbar, S.J., Sanders, D. (1997) Laser ablation of the cell wall and localized patch clamping of the plasma membrane in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus: characterization of an anion-selective efflux channel. New Phytologist 137, 579-585.

Fischer, M., Schnell, N., Chattaway, J., Davies, P., Dixon, G., Sanders, D. (1997) The Saccharomyces cerevisiae CCH1 gene is involved in calcium influx and mating. FEBS Letters 419, 259-262.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D., Gradmann, D. (1997) Kinetics of high-affinity K+ uptake in plants, derived from K+-induced changes in current-voltage relationships - A modelling approach to the analysis of carrier-mediated transport. Planta 203, 229-236.

Robinson, M.F., Very, A.A., Sanders, D., Mansfield, T.A. (1997) How can stomata contribute to salt tolerance?. Annals of Botany 80, 387-393.

Zhou, J.J., Theodoulou, F., Sauer, N., Sanders, D., Miller, A.J. (1997) A kinetic model with ordered cytoplasmic dissociation for SUC1, an Arabidopsis H+/sucrose cotransporter expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Journal of Membrane Biology 159, 113-125.

Maathuis, J.M., Ichida, A.M., Sanders, D., Schroeder, J.I. (1997) Roles of higher plant K+ channels. Plant Physiology 114, 1141-1149.

Muir, S.R., Sanders, D. (1997) Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate-sensitive Ca2+ release across nonvacuolar membranes in cauliflower. Plant Physiology 114, 1511-1521.

Allen, G.J., Sanders, D. (1997) Vacuolar ion channels of higher plants. Advances in Botanical Research Incorporating Advances in Plant Pathology 25, 217-252.

Amtmann, A., Sanders, D. (1997) A unified procedure for the correction of liquid junction potentials in patch clamp experiments on endo- and plasma membranes. Journal of Experimental Botany 48, 361-364.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D. (1997) Regulation of K+ absorption in plant root cells by external K+: Interplay of different plasma membrane K+ transporters.Journal of Experimental Botany 48, 451-458.

Amtmann, A., Laurie, S., Leigh, R., Sanders, D. (1997) Multiple inward channels provide flexibility in Na+/K+ discrimination at the plasma membrane of barley suspension culture cells. Journal of Experimental Botany 48, 481-497.

Muir, S.R., Bewell, M.A., Sanders, D., Allen, G.J. (1997) Ligand-gated Ca2+ channels and Ca2+ signalling in higher plants. Journal of Experimental Botany 48, 589-597.

Johannes, E., Ermolayeva, E., Sanders, D. Red light-induced membrane potential transients in the moss Physcomitrella patens: Ion channel interaction in phytochrome signalling. Journal of Experimental Botany 48, 599-608.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Taylor, A.R., Assmann, S.M., Sanders, D. (1997) Seal-promoting solutions and pipette perfusion for patch clamping plant cells. Plant Journal 11, 891-896.

Giffard, C.J., Dodd, H.M., Horn, N., Ladha, S., Mackie, A.R., Parr, A., Gasson, M.J., Sanders, D. (1997) Structure-function relations of variant and fragment nisins studied with model membrane systems. Biochemistry 36, 3802-3810.

Sanders, D., Allen, G.J., Ermolayeva, E., Johannes, E. (1997) Ion channels and calcium-based signalling in plants. European Journal of Cell Biology 72, 52-52.

Ermolayeva, E., Sanders, D., Johannes, E. Ionic mechanism and role of phytochrome-mediated membrane depolarisation in caulonemal side branch initial formation in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Planta 201, 109-118.

Davies, J.M., Darley, C.P., Sanders, D. (1997) Energetics of the plasma membrane pyrophosphatase. Trends in Plant Science 2, 9-10.

Allen, G.J., Sanders, D. (1996) Control of ionic currents in guard cell vacuoles by cytosolic and luminal calcium Source. Plant Journal 10, 1055-1069.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Verlin, D., Smith, F.A., Sanders, D., Fernandez, J.A., Walker, N.A. (1996) The physiological relevance of Na+-coupled K+-transport. Plant Physiology 112, 1609-1616.

Muir, S.R., Sanders, D. (1996) Pharmacology of Ca2+ release from red beet microsomes suggests the presence of ryanodine receptor homologs in higher plants. FEBS Letters 395, 39-42.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D. (1996) Characterization of csi52, a Cs+ resistant mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana altered in K+ transport. Plant Journal 10, 579-589.

Walker, N.A., Sanders, D., Maathuis, F.J.M. (1996) High-affinity potassium uptake in plants. Science 273, 977-978.

Ermolayeva, E., Hohmeyer, H., Johannes, E., Sanders, D. (1996) Calcium-dependent membrane depolarisation activated by phytochrome in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Planta 199, 352-358.

Martin, I., Ruysschaert, J.M., Sanders, D., Giffard, C.J. (1996) Interaction of the lantibiotic nisin with membranes revealed by fluorescence quenching of an introduced tryptophan. European Journal of Biochemistry 239, 156-164.

McAinsh, M.R., Allen, G.J., Hetherington, A.M., Sanders, D. (1996) The role of cyclic-ADP-ribose in stomatal guard cells. Plant Physiology 111, 692-692.

Giffard, C.J., Ladha, S., Mackie, A.R., Clark, D.C., Sanders, D. (1996) Interaction of nisin with planar lipid bilayers monitored by fluorescence recovery after photobleaching. Journal of Membrane Biology 151, 293-300.

Davies, J.M., Sanders, D., Gradmann, D. (1996) Reaction kinetics of the vacuolar H+-pumping ATPase in Beta vulgaris. Journal of Membrane Biology 150, 231-241.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D. (1996) Mechanisms of potassium absorption by higher plant roots. Physiologia Plantarum 96, 158-168.

Hunt, L.E., Sanders, D. (1996) The kinetics of N-ethylmaleimide inhibition of a vacuolar H+-ATPase and determination of nucleotide dissociation constants. Plant Physiology 110, 97-103.

Maathuis, F.J.M., Sanders, D. (1995) Patch-clamping plant cells. Methods in Cell Biology 49, 293-302.

Sanders, D., Muir, S.R., Allen, G.J. (1995) Ligand- and voltage-gated calcium release channels at the vacuolar membrane. Biochemical Society Transactions 23, 856-861.

Maathuis F.J.M., Sanders, D. (1995) Contrasting roles in ion-transport of 2 K+-channel types in root-cells of Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 197, 456-464.

Darley, CP., Davies, J.M., Sanders, D. (1995) Chill-induced changes in the activity and abundance of the vacuolar proton-pumping pyrophosphatase from mung bean hypocotyls. Plant Physiology 109, 659-665.

Allen, G.J., Sanders, D. (1995) Calcineurin, a type 2B protein phosphatase, modulates the Ca2+-permeable slow vacuolar ion-channel of stomatal guard-cells. Plant Cell 7, 1473-1483.

Ermolayeva, E., Sanders, D. (1995) Mechanism of pyrithione-induced membrane depolarisation in Neurospora crassa. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61, 3385-3390.

Johannes, E., Sanders, D. (1995) Lumenal calcium modulates unitary conductance and gating of a plant vacuolar calcium-release channel. Journal of Membrane Biology 146, 211-224.

Johannes, E., Sanders, D. (1995) The voltage-gated Ca2+ release channel in the vacuolar membrane of sugar-beet resides in 2 activity states. FEBS Letters 365, 1-6.

Davies, J.M., Sanders, D. (1995) ATP, pH and Mg2+ modulate a cation current in Beta vulgaris vacuoles - a possible shunt conductance for the vacuolar H+-ATPase. Journal of Membrane Biology 145, 75-86.

Allen, G.J., Muir, S.R., Sanders, D. (1995) Release of Ca2+ from individual plant vacuoles by both Insp(3) and cyclic ADP-ribose. Science 268, 735-737.

Calvert, C.M., Sanders, D. (1995) Inositol triphosphate-dependent and triphosphate-independent Ca2+ mobilization pathways at the vacuolar membrane of Candida albicans. Journal of Biological Chemistry 270, 7272-7280.

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