Maureen Mccann Publications


Shiga, T. M., Xiao, W., Yang, H., Zhang, X., Olek, A., Donohoe, B. S., Liu, J., Makowski, L., Hou, T., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C., Mosier, N. S. 2017. Enhanced rates of enzymatic saccharification and catalytic synthesis of biofuel substrates in gelatinized cellulose generated by trifluoroacetic acid. Biotechnol Biofuels 10:310.

Lin, C.-Y., Jakes, J. E., Donohoe, B. S., Ciesielski, P. N., Yang, H., Gleber, S.-C., Vogt, S., Ding. S.-Y., Peer, W. A., Murphy, A. S., McCann, M. C., Himmel, M. E., Tucker, M. P., Wei, H. 2016. Directed plant cell-wall accumulation of iron: embedding co-catalyst for efficient biomass conversion. Biotechnol Biofuels. 9:225.

Yang, H., Wei, H., Ma, G., Antunes, M. S., Vogt, S., Cox, J., Zhang, X., Liu, X., Bu, L., Gleber, S. C., Carpita, N. C., Makowski, L., Himmel, M. E., Tucker, M. P., McCann, M. C., Murphy, A. S., Peer, W. A. 2016. Cell wall targeted in planta iron accumulation enhances biomass conversion and seed iron concentration in Arabidopsis and rice.  Plant Biotechnol J. 14:1998-2009.

Dugard, C. K., Mertz, R. A., Rayon, C., Mercadante, D., Hart, C., Benatti, M. R., Olek, A. T., SanMiguel, P. J., Cooper, B. R., Reiter, W.-D., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C. 2016. The cell wall arbinose-deficient Arabidopsis thaliana mutant murus5 encodes a defective allele of REVERSIBLY GLYCOSYLATED POLYPEPTIDE2. Plant Physiol. 171:1905-1920.

Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 2015. Characterizing visible and invisible cell wall mutant phenotypes. J Exp Bot. 66:4145-4163.

McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C. 2015. Biomass recalcitrance: a multi-scale, multi-factor, and conversion-specific property. J Exp Bot. 66:4109-4118.

Wei, H., Yang, H., Ciesielski, P. N., Donohoe, B. S., McCann, M. C., Murphy, A. S., Peer, W. A., Ding, S.-Y., Himmel, M. E., Tucker, M. P. 2015. Transgenic ferritin overproduction enhances thermochemical pretreatments in Arabidopsis. Biomass Bioenergy 72:55-64.

Penning, B. W., Sykes, R. W., Babcock, N. C., Dugard, C. K., Klimek, J. F., Gamblin, D., Davis, M., Filley, T. R., Mosier, N. S., Weil, C. F., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C. 2014. Validation of PyMBMS as a high-throughput screen for lignin abundance in lignocellulosic biomass of grasses. Bioenerg Res. 7:899-908.

Penning, B. W., Sykes, R. W., Babcock, N. C., Dugard, C. K., Held, M. A., Klimek, J. F., Shreve, J. T., Fowler, M., Ziebell, A., Davis, M. F., Decker, S. R., Turner, G. B., Mosier, N. S., Springer, N. M., Thimmapuram, J., Weil, C. F., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C. 2014. Genetic determinants for enzymatic digestion of lignocellulosic biomass are independent of those for lignin abundance in a maize recombinant inbred population. Plant Physiol. 165:1475-1487.

Benatti, M. R., Penning, B. W., Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 2012. We are good to grow: dynamic integration of cell wall architecture with the machinery of growth. Front Plant Sci. 3:187.

Dweikat, I., Weil, C., Moose, S., Kochian, L., Mosier, N., Ileleji, K., Brown, P., Peer, W., Murphy, A., Taheripour, F., McCann, M., Carpita, N. 2012. Envisioning the transition to a next-gerneration biofuels industry in the US Midwest. Biofuels, Bioprod Bioref. 6:376-386.

Klopffleisch, K., Phan, N., Augustin, K., Bayne, R. S., Booker, K. S., Botella, J. R., Carpita, N. C., Carr, T., Chen, J.-G., Cooke, T. R., Frick-Cheng, A., Friedman, E. J., Fulk, B., Hahn, M. G., Jiang, K., Jorda, L., Kruppe, L., Liu, C., Lorek, J., McCann, M. C., Molina, A., Moriyama, E. N., Mukhtar, M. S., Mudgil, Y., Pattathil, S., Schwarz, J., Seta, S., Tan, M., Temp, U., Trusov, Y., Urano, D., Welter, B., Yang, J., Panstruga, R., Uhrig, J. F., Jones, A. M. 2011. Arapbidopsis G-protein interactome reveals connections to cell wall carbohydrates and morphogenesis. Mol Syst Biol. 7:532.

Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 2010. The maize mixed-linkage (1→3),(1→4)-β-D-glucan polysaccharide is synthesized at the golgi membrane. Plant Physiol. 153:1362-1371.

McCann, M., Rose, J. (2010). Blueprints for building plant cell walls. Plant Physiol. 153:365.

Penning, B. W., Hunter, C. T. III, Tayengwa, R., Eveland, A. L., Dugard, C. K., Olek, A. T., Vermerris, W., Koch, K. E., McCarty, D. R., Davis, M. F., Thomas, S. R., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C. 2009. Genetic resources for maize cell wall biology. Plant Physiol. 151:1703-1728.

Schnable, P. S., Ware, D., Fulton, R. S., Stein, J. C., Wei, F., Pasternak, S., Liang, C., Zhang, J., Fulton, L., Graves, T. A., Minx, P., Reily, A. D., Courney, L., Kruchowski, S. S., Tomlinson, C., Strong, C., Delehaunty, K., Fronick, C., Courtney, B., Rock, S. M.,  Belter, E., Du, F., Kim, K., Abbott, R. M., Cotton, M., Levy, A., Marchetto, P., Ochoa, K., Jackson, S. M., Gillam, B., Chen, W., Yan, L., Higginbotham, J., Cardenas, M., Waligorski, J., Applebaum, E., Phelps, L., Falcone, J., Kanchi, K., Thane, T., Scimone, A., Thane, N., Henke, J., Wang, T., Ruppert, J., Shah, N., Rotter, K., Hodges, J., Ingenthron, E., Cordes, M., Kohlberg, S., Sgro, J., Delgado, B., Mead, K., Chinwalla, A., Leonard, S., Crouse, K., Collura, K., Kudrna, D., Currie, J., He, R., Angelova, A., Rajasekar, S., Mueller, T., Lomeli, R., Scara, G., Ko, A., Delaney, K., Wissotski, M., Lopez, G., Campos, D., Braidotti, M., Ashley, E., Golser, W., Kim, H., Lee, S., Lin, J., Dujmic, Z., Kim, W., Talag, J., Zuccolo, A., Fan, C., Sebastian, A., Kramer, M., Spiegel, L., Nascimento, L., Zutavern, T., Miller, B., Ambroise, C., Muller, S., Spooner, W., Narechania, A., Ren, L., Wei, S., Kumari, S., Faga, B., Levy, M. J., McMahan, L., Van Buren, P., Vaughn, M. W., Ying, K., Yeh, C.-T., Emrich, S. J., Jia, Y., Kalyanaraman, A., Hsia, A.-P., Barbazuk, W. B., Baucom, R. S., Brutnell, T. P., Carpita, N. C., Chaparro, C., Chia, J.-M., Deragon, J.-M., Estill, J. C., Fu, Y. Jeddeloh, J. A., Han, Y., Lee, H., Li, P., Lisch, D. R., Liu, S., Liu, Z., Holligan Nagel, D., McCann, M. C., SanMiguel, P., Myers, A. M., Nettleton, D., Nguyen, J., Penning, B. W., Ponnala, L., Schneider, K. L., Schwartz, D. C., Sharma, A., Soderlund, C., Springer, N. M., Sun, Q., Wang, H., Waterman, M., Westerman, R., Wolfgruber, T. K., Yang, L., Yu, Y., Zhang, L., Zhou, S., Zhu, Q., Bennetzen, J. L., Dawe, R. K., Jiang, J., Jiang, N., Presting, G. G., Wessler, S. R., Aluru, S., Martienssen, R. A., Clifton, S. W., McCombie, W. R., Wing, R. A., Wilson, R. K.  2009. The B73 maize genome: complexity, diversity, and dynamics. Science. 326:1112-1115.

Daras, G., Rigas, S., Penning, B., Milioni, D., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C., Fasseas, C., Hatzopoulos, P. 2009. The thantos mutation of Arabidopsis thaliana cellulose synthase 3 (AtCesA3) has a dominant-negative effect on cellulose synthesis and plant growth. New Phytol. 184:114-126.

Arsovski, A. A., Popma, T. M., Haughn, G. W., Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C., Western, T. L. 2009. AtBXL1 encodes a bifunctional β-D-xylosidase/α-L-arabinofuranosidase required for pectic arabinan modification in Arabidopsis mucilage secretory cells. Plant Physiol. 150:1219-1234.

Paterson, A. H., Bowers, J. E., Bruggmann, R., Dubchak, I., Grimwood, J., Gundlach, H., Haberer, G., Hellsten, U., Mitros, T., Poliakov, A., Schmutz, J., Spannagl, M., Tang, H., Wang, X., Wicker, T., Bharti, A. K., Chapman, J., Feltus, F. A., Gowik, U., Grigoriev, I. V., Lyons, E., Maher, C. A., Martis, M., Narechania, A., Otillar, R. P., Penning, B. W., Salamov, A. A., Wang, Y., Zhang, L., Carpita, N. C., Freeling, M., Gingle, A. R., Hash, C. T., Keller, B., Klein, P., Kresovich, S., McCann, M. C., Ming, R., Peterson, D. G., Mehboob-ur-Rahman, Ware, D., Westhoff, P., Mayer, K. F. X., Messing, J., Rokhsar, D. S. 2009. The Sorghum bicolor genome and the diversification of grasses. Nature. 457:551-557. view article

Tobias, C. M., Sarath, G., Twigg, P., Lindquist, E., Pangilinan, J., Penning, B. W., Barry, K., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C., Lazo, G. R. 2008. Comparative genomics in switchgrass using 61,585 high-quality expressed sequence tags. Plant Genome. 1:112-124. view article

Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 2008. Maize and sorghum: genetic resources for bioenergy grasses. Trends Plant Sci. 13:415-420. view article

McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C. 2008. Designing the deconstruction of plant cell walls. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 11:314-320. view article

Sindhu, A., Langewisch, T., Olek, A., Multani, D. S., McCann, M. C., Vermerris, W., Carpita, N. C., Johal, G. 2007. Maize Brittle Stalk2 encodes a COBRA-like protein expressed in early organ development but required for tissue flexibility at maturity. Plant Physiol. 145:1444-1459. view article

Dean, G. H., Zheng, H., Tewari, J., Huang, J., Young, D. S., Hwang, Y.-T., Western, T. L., Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C., Mansfield, S. D., Haughn, G. W. 2007. The Arabidopsis MUM2 gene encodes a β-galactosidase required for the production of seed coat mucilage with correct hydration properties. Plant Cell. 19:4007-4021. view article

Derbyshire, P., McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 2007. Restricted cell elongation in Arabidopsis hypocotyls is associated with a reduced average pectin esterification level. BMC Plant Biol. 7:31. view article

Derbyshire, P., Findlay, K., McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 2007. Cell elongation in Arabidopsis hypocotyls involves dynamic changes in cell wall thickness. J Exp Bot. 58:2079-2089.

McCann, M. C., Defernez, M., Urbanowicz, B. R., Tewari, J. C., Langewisch, T., Olek, A., Wells, B., Wilson, R. H., Carpita, N. C. 2007. Neural network analyses of infrared spectra for classifying cell wall architectures. Plant Physiol. 143:1314-1326. view article

Zografidis, A., Kapolas, G., Kitsios, G., McCann, M. C., Roberts, K., Milioni, D., Haralampidis, K. 2007. Isolation and characterization of ZePES and AtPES, the pescadillo orthologs from Zinnia and Arabidopsis. Plant Science. 173: 358-369. view article

Mackinnon, I. M., Šturcová, A., Sugimoto-Shirasu, K., His, I., McCann, M. C., Jarvis, M. C. 2006. Cell-wall structure and anisotropy in procuste, a cellulose synthase mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta. 224:438-448. view article

Dahiya, P., Findlay, K., Roberts, K., McCann, M. C. 2006. A fasciclin-domain containing gene, ZeFLA11, is expressed exclusively in xylem elements that have reticulate wall thickenings in the stem vascular system of Zinnia elegans cv Envy. Planta. 223:1281-1291. view article

Marry, M., Roberts, K., Jopson, S. J., Huxham, I. M., Jarvis, M. C., Corsar, J., Robertson, E., McCann, M. C. 2006. Cell-cell adhesion in fresh sugar-beet root parenchyma requires both pectin esters and calcium cross-links. Physiol Plant. 126:243-256. view article

Yong, W., Link, B., O'Malley, R., Tewari, J., Hunter, C. T., Lu, C.-A., Li, X., Bleecker, A. B., Koch, K. E., McCann, M. C., McCarty, D. R., Patterson, S. E., Reiter, W.-D., Staiger, C., Thomas, S. R., Vermerris, W., Carpita, N. C. 2005. Genomics of plant cell wall biogenesis. Planta. 221:747-751. view article

Fraysse, L. C., Wells, B., McCann, M. C., Kjellbom, P. 2005. Specific plasma membrane aquaporins of the PIP1 subfamily are expressed in sieve elements and guard cells. Biol Cell. 97:519-534. view article

Dahiya, P., Milioni, D., Wells, B., Stacey, N., Roberts, K., McCann, M. C. 2005. A RING domain gene is expressed in different cell types of leaf trace, stem and juvenile bundles in the stem vascular system of zinnia. Plant Physiol. 138:1383-1395. view article

Jones, L., Milne, J. L., Ashford, D., McCann, M. C., McQueen-Mason, S. J. 2005. A conserved functional role of pectic polymers in stomatal guard cells from a range of plant species. Planta. 221:255-264. view article

McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C. 2005. Looking for invisible phenotypes in cell wall mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Biosyst. 139: 80-83.

Sugimoto-Shirasu, K., Roberts, G. R., Stacey, N. J., McCann, M. C., Maxwell, A., Roberts, K. 2005. RHL1 is an essential component of the plant DNA topoisomerase VI complex and is required for ploidy-dependent cell growth. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 102: 18736-18741. view article

Mourelatou, M., Doonan, J. H., McCann, M. C. 2004. Transition of G1 to early S phase may be required for zinnia mesophyll cells to trans-differentiate to tracheary elements. Planta. 220:172-176. view article

Kemsley, E. K., Swinhoe, R. R., Smith, A. C., McCann, M. C., Wang, T. L. 2004. Chemometrics can be applied to mechanical testing data to characterise stem toughness and stiffness in crop plants. J Sci Food Agric. 84:966-976. view article

Oomen, R. J. F. J., Tzitzikas, E. N., Bakx, E. J., Straatman-Engelen, I., Bush, M. S., McCann, M. C., Schols, H. A., Visser, R. G. F., Vincken, J.-P. 2004. Modulation of the cellulose content of tuber cell walls by antisense expression of different potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) CesA clones. Phytochemistry. 65:535-546. view article

Vincken, J.-P., Schols, H. A., Oomen, R. J. F. J., McCann, M. C., Ulvskov, P., Voragen, A. G. J., Visser, R. G. F. 2003. If homogalacturonan were a side chain of rhamnogalacturonan I. Implications for cell wall architecture. Plant Physiol. 132:1781-1789. view article

Ryden, P., Sugimoto-Shirasu, K., Smith, A. C., Findlay, K., Reiter, W.-D., McCann, M. C. 2003. Tensile properties of Arabidopsis cell walls depend on both a xyloglucan cross-linked microfibrillar network and rhamnogalacturonan II-borate complexes. Plant Physiol. 132:1033-1040. view article

Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 2002. The functions of cell wall polysaccharides in composition and architecture revealed through mutations. Plant Soil. 247:71-80. view article

Milioni, D., Sado, P.-E., Stacey, N. J., Roberts, K., McCann, M. C. 2002. Early gene expression associated with the commitment and differentiation of a plant tracheary element is revealed by cDNA-amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis. Plant Cell. 14:2813-2824. view article

Sugimoto-Shirasu, K., Stacey, N. J., Corsar, J., Roberts, K., McCann, M. C. 2002. DNA topoisomerase VI is essential for endoreduplication in ArabidopsisCurr Biol. 12:1782-1786.

Ha, M.-A., MacKinnon, I. M., Šturcová, A., Apperley, D. C., McCann, M. C., Turner, S. R., Jarvis, M. C. 2002. Structure of cellulose-deficient secondary cell walls from the irx3 mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana. Phytochemistry. 61:7-14. view article

Pagant, S., Bichet, A., Sugimoto, K., Lerouxel, O., Desprez, T., McCann, M., Lerouge, P., Vernhettes, S., Höfte, H. 2002. KOBITO1 encodes a novel plasma membrane protein necessary for normal synthesis of cellulose during cell expansion in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 14:2001-2013. view article

Skjøt, M., Pauly, M., Bush, M. S., Borkhardt, B., McCann, M. C., Ulvskov, P. 2002.
Direct interference with Rhamnogalacturonan I biosynthesis in Golgi vesicles. Plant Physiol. 129:95-102. view article

Oomen, R. J. F. J., Doeswijk-Voragen, C. H. L., Bush, M. S., Vincken, J.-P., Borkhardt, B., van den Broek, L. A. M., Corsar, J., Ulvskov, P., Voragen, A. G. J., McCann, M. C., Visser, R. G. F. 2002. In muro fragmentation of the rhamnogalacturonan I backbone in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) results in a reduction and altered location of the galactan and arabinan side-chains and abnormal periderm development. Plant J. 30:403-413. view article

McCann, M. C., Stacey, N. J., Dahiya, P., Milioni, D., Sado, P.-E., Roberts, K. 2001. Zinnia. Everybody needs good neighbors. Plant Physiol. 127:1380-1382.

Carpita, N. C., Defernez, M., Findlay, K., Wells, B., Shoue, D. A., Catchpole, G., Wilson, R. H., McCann, M. C. 2001. Cell wall architecture of the elongating maize coleoptile. Plant Physiol. 127:551-565. view article

Bush, M. S., Marry, M., Huxham, I. M., Jarvis, M. C., McCann, M. C. 2001. Developmental regulation of pectic epitopes during potato tuberisation. Planta. 213:869-880. view article

Milioni, D., Sado, P.-E., Stacey, N. J., Domingo, C., Roberts, K., McCann, M. C. 2001. Differential expression of cell-wall-related genes during the formation of tracheary elements in the Zinnia mesophyll cell system. Plant Mol Biol. 47:221-238.

McCann, M. C., Bush, M., Milioni, D., Sado, P., Stacey, N. J., Catchpole, G., Defernez, M., Carpita, N. C., Hofte, H., Ulvskov, P., Wilson, R. H., Roberts, K. 2001. Approaches to understanding the functional architecture of the plant cell wall. Phytochemistry. 57:811-821. view article

Schindelman, G., Morikami, A., Jung, J., Baskin, T. I., Carpita, N. C., Derbyshire, P., McCann, M. C., Benfey, P. N. 2001. COBRA encodes a putative GPI-anchored protein, which is polarly localized and necessary for oriented cell expansion in Arabidopsis. Genes Dev. 15:1115-1127. view article

Fagard, M., Desnos, T., Desprez, T., Goubet, F., Refregier, G., Mouille, G., McCann, M., Rayon, C., Vernhettes, S., Höfte, H. 2000. PROCUSTE1 encodes a cellulose synthase required for normal cell elongation specifically in roots and dark-grown hypocotyls of Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 12:2409-2423. view article

Roberts, K., McCann, M. C. 2000. Xylogenesis: the birth of a corpse. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 3:517-522.

Oxenbøll Sørenson, S., Pauly, M., Bush, M. S., Skjøt, M., McCann, M. C., Borkhardt, B., Ulvskov, P. 2000. Pectin engineering: Modification of potato pectin by in vivo expression of an endo-1,4-β-D-galactanase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U. S. A. 97:7639-7644. view article

Karlsson, M., Johansson, I., Bush, M., McCann, M. C., Maurel, C., Larsson, C., Kjellbom, P. 2000. An abundant TIP expressed in mature highly vacuolated cells. Plant J. 21:83-90. view article

Marry, M., McCann, M. C., Kolpak, F., White, A. R., Stacey, N. J., Roberts, K. 2000. Extraction of pectic polysaccharides from sugar-beet cell walls. J Sci Food Agric. 80:17-28. view article

Jarvis, M. C., McCann, M. C. 2000. Macromolecular biophysics of the plant cell wall: Concepts and methodology. Plant Physiol Biochem. 38:1-13. view article

Bush, M. S., McCann, M. C. 1999. Pectic epitopes are differentially distributed in the cell walls of potato (Solanum tuberosum) tubers. Physiol Plant. 107:201-213. view article

Chen, L. M., Carpita, N. C., Reiter, W.-D., Wilson, R. H., Jeffries, C., McCann, M. C. 1998. A rapid method to screen for cell-wall mutants using discriminant analysis of Fourier transform infrared spectra. Plant J. 16:385-392. view article

Domingo, C., Roberts, K., Stacey, N. J., Connerton, I., Ruíz-Teran, F., McCann, M. C. 1998. A pectate lyase from Zinnia elegans is auxin inducible. Plant J. 13:17-28. view article

Chen, L., Wilson, R. H., McCann, M. C. 1997. Infra-red microspectroscopy of hydrated biological systems: design and construction of a new cell with atmospheric control for the study of plant cell walls. J Microsc. 188:62-71. view article

McCann, M. C. 1997. Tracheary element formation: building up to a dead end. Trends Plant Sci. 2:333-338.

McCann, M. C., Chen, L., Roberts, K., Kemsley, E. K., Sene, C., Carpita, N. C., Stacey, N. J., Wilson, R. H. 1997. Infrared microspectroscopy: Sampling heterogeneity in plant cell wall composition and architecture. Physiol Plant. 100:729-738. view article

Chen, L., Wilson, R. H., McCann, M. C. 1997. Investigation of macromolecule orientation in dry and hydrated walls of single onion epidermal cells by FTIR microspectroscopy. J Mol Struct. 408-409:257-260. view article

Steele, N. M., McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 1997. Pectin modification in cell walls of ripening tomatoes occurs in distinct domains. Plant Physiol. 114:373-381. view article

Carpita, N., McCann, M., Griffing, L. R. 1996. The plant extracellular matrix: news from the cell's frontier. Plant Cell. 8:1451-1463. view article

Foster, T. J., Ablett, S., McCann, M. C., Gidley, M. J. 1996. Mobility-resolved 13C-NMR spectroscopy of primary plant cell walls. Biopolymers. 39:51-66. view article

McCann, M. C., Roberts, K., Wilson, R. H., Gidley, M. J., Gibeaut, D. M., Kim, J.-B., Carpita, N. C. 1995. Old and new ways to probe plant cell-wall architecture. Can. J. Bot. 73(Supp. 1):S103-S113.

Stacey, N. J., Roberts, K., Carpita, N. C., Wells, B., McCann, M. C. 1995. Dynamic changes in cell surface molecules are very early events in the differentiation of mesophyll cells from Zinnia elegans into tracheary elements. Plant J. 8:891-906. view article

Belton, P. S., Kemsley, E. K., McCann, M. C., Ttofis, S., Wilson, R. H., Delgadillo, I. 1995. The identification of vegetable matter using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Food Chem. 54:437-441.

Séné, C. F. B., McCann, M. C., Wilson, R. H., Grinter, R. 1994. Fourier-transform Raman and Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (an investigation of five higher plant cell walls and their components). Plant Physiol. 106:1623-1631. view article

McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 1994. Changes in cell wall architecture during cell elongation. J Exp Bot. 45 (Special Issue):1683-1691.

McCann, M. C., Shi, J., Roberts, K., Carpita, N. C. 1994. Changes in pectin structure and localization during the growth of unadapted and NaCl-Adapted tobacco cells. Plant J. 5:773-785. view article

Wells, B., McCann, M. C., Shedletzky, E., Delmer, D., Roberts, K. 1994. Structural features of cell walls from tomato cells adapted to grow on the herbicide 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile. J Microsc. 173:155-164.

McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 1994. Plant cell walls: murals and mosaics. Agro Food Ind Hi Tech. 2:43-46.

Kemsley, E. K., Belton, P. S., McCann, M. C., Ttofis, S., Wilson, R. H., Delgadillo, I. 1994. Spectroscopic method for the authentication of vegetable matter. Food Control. 5:241-243.

McCann, M. C., Stacey, N. J., Wilson, R., Roberts, K. 1993. Orientation of macromolecules in the walls of elongating carrot cells. J Cell Sci. 106 (Pt 4):1347-1356. view article

Baldwin, T. C., McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 1993. A novel hydroxyproline-deficient arabinogalactan protein secreted by suspension-cultured cells of Daucus carota (Purification and partial characterization). Plant Physiol. 103:115-123. view article

McCann, M. C., Hammouri, M., Wilson, R., Belton, P., Roberts, K. 1992. Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy is a new way to look at plant cell walls. Plant Physiol. 100:1940-1947.

McCann, M. C., Wells, B., Roberts, K. 1992. Complexity in the spatial localization and length distribution of plant cell-wall matrix polysaccharides. J Microsc. 166:123-136.

McCann, M. C., Wells, B., Roberts, K. 1990. Direct visualization of cross-links in the primary plant cell wall. J Cell Sci. 96:323-334.

Book Section

McCann, M. C., Knox, J. P. 2018. Plant Cell Wall Biology: Polysaccharides in Architectural and Develpmental Contexts. In: Annual Plant Reviews, A. Roberts, D. Evan, M. T. McManus, J. K. Rose, Eds., John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 343-366.

Carpita, N. C., Ralph, J., McCann, M. C. 2015. The cell wall. In: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants, 2nd ed., B. B. Buchanan, W. Gruissem, R. L. Jones, Eds., John Wiley & Sons, pp. 45-110. (Invited chapter for 2nd Edition)

McCann, M. C., Penning, B. W., Dugard, C. K., Carpita, N. C. 2015. Tailoring plant cell wall composition and architecture for conversion to liquid hydrocarbon biofuels. In: Direct Microbial Conversion of Biomass to Advanced Biofuels, M. Himmel, Ed., Elsevier: Amsterdam, pp. 63-82.

White, W. G., Moose, S. P., Weil, C. F., McCann, M. C., Carpita, N. C., Below, F. E. 2011. Tropical maize: Exploiting maize genetic diversity to develop a novel annual crop for lognocellulosic biomass and sugar production. In: Routes to Cellulosic Ethanol, M. S. Buckeridge, G. H. Goldman, Eds., Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 167-179.

McCann, M. C., Knox, J. P. 2010. Plant cell wall biology: polysaccharides in architectural and developmental contexts. In: Annual Plant Reviews: Plant Polysaccharides, Biosynthesis and Bioengineering, P. Ulvskov, Ed., Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. 41:343-366.

deVries, R. P., McCann, M. C., Visser, J. 2005. Modification of plant cell wall polysaccharides using enzymes from Aspergillus. In: Handbook of Carbohydrate Engineering, K. J. Yarema, Ed., CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 613-644.

Sugimoto-Shirasu, K., Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 2004. The cell wall: a sensory panel for signal transduction. In: Annual Plant Reviews: The Plant Cytoskeleton in Cell Differentiation and Development, P. J. Hussey, Ed., Blackwell Publishing, Chapter 6, pp. 176-203.

Oomen, R. J. F. J., Vincken, J.-P., Bush, M. S., Skjøt, M., Doeswijk-Voragen, C. H. L., Ulvskov, P., Voragen, A. G. J., McCann, M. C., Visser, R. G. F. 2003. Towards unravelling the biological significance of the individual components of pectic hairy regions in plants. In: Advances in Pectin and Pectinase Research, F. Voragen, H. Schols, R. Visser, Eds., Springer Netherlands: Dordrecht, pp. 15-34.

McCann, M. C., Stacey, N. J., Roberts, K. 2000. Chapter 14: Targeted cell death in xylogenesis. In: Programmed cell death in animals and plants, J. A. Bryant, S. G. Hughes, J. M. Garland, Eds., BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd., Oxford, pp. 193-202.

McCann, M. C., Domingo, C., Stacey, N. J., Milioni, D., Roberts, K. 2000. Tracheary element formation in an in vitro system.  In: Cell and Molecular Biology of Wood Formation, R. A. Savidge, J. R. Barnett, R. Napier, Eds., Oxford: Bios Scientific Publishers, pp. 457-470. 

Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 2000.  Chapter 2: The cell wall. In: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants, B. B. Buchanan, W. Gruissem, R. Jones, Eds., American Society of Plant Physiologists, Rockville, MD, pp. 52-109.

Vincken, J.-P., Borkhardt, B., Bush, M., Doeswijk-Voragen, C., Dopico, B., Labrador, E., Lange, L., McCann, M., Morvan, C., Muñoz, F., Oomen, R., Peugnet, I., Rudolph, B., Schols, H., Sørensen, S., Ulvskov, P., Voragen, A., Visser, R. 2000. Remodelling pectin structure in potato. In: Phytosphere '99 - Highlights in European Plant Biotechnology, de Vries, G. E., Metzlaff, K., eds., Elsevier, pp. 245-256.

Carpita, N. C., McCann, M. C. 1997. Some new methods to study plant polyuronic acids and their esters. In: Techniques in Glycobiology, R. R. Townsend, A. T. Hotchkiss, Eds., Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp. 595-612.

McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 1991. Architecture of the primary cell wall. In: The Cytoskeletal basis of plant growth and form, C. W. Lloyd, Ed., Academic Press, pp. 109-129.

Conference Proceedings

McCann, M. C., Roberts, K. 1996. Plant cell wall architecture: the role of pectins. In: Progress in Biotechnology, J. Visser, A. G. J. Voragen, Eds., Elsevier, 14:91-107.


McCann, M. C., Roberts, K., Carpita, N. C. 2001. Plant cell growth and elongation. eLS.

Edited Book

McCann, M. C., Buckeridge, M. S., Carpita, N. C., Eds. 2014. Plants and BioEnergy. Vol. 4 of Advances in Plant Biology, J. J. Harada, Ed., Springer-Verlag, New York. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9329-7.


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