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Norman Best

Postdoctoral Fellow

Phone: (573) 882-1575
bestn@missouri.edu
301 Bond Life Sciences Center

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2019

The barren stalk2 Gene Is Required for Axillary Meristem Development in Maize. Yao H, Skirpan A, Wardell B, Matthes MS, Best NB, McCubbin T, Durbak A, Smith T, Malcomber S, McSteen P. Molecular Plant; 12(3):374-389.

Date published: March 4, 2019
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Auxin EvoDevo: Conservation and Diversification of Genes Regulating Auxin Biosynthesis, Transport, and Signaling. Matthes MS, Best NB, Robil JM, Malcomber S, Gallavotti A, McSteen P. Molecular Plant; 12(3):298-320.

Date published: March 4, 2019
Featured in this article: Norman Best, Jan Lorie Robil, Paula McSteen.

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2018

Brassinosteroids modulate meristem fate and differentiation of unique inflorescence morphology in Setaria viridis. Yang J, Thames S, Best NB, Jiang H, Huang P, Dilkes BP, Eveland AL. Plant Cell; 30(1):48-66.

Date published: January 1, 2018
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2017

Phytohormone inhibitor treatments phenocopy brassinosteroid–gibberellin dwarf mutant interactions in maize. Best NB, Johal G, Dilkes BP. Plant Direct; 1(2):1-18.

Date published: July 1, 2017
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Forward genetics by sequencing EMS variation-induced inbred lines. Addo-Quaye C, Buescher E, Best N, Chaikam V, Baxter I, Dilkes BP. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics; 7(2):413-425.

Date published: February 1, 2017
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2016

Nana plant2 encodes a maize ortholog of the arabidopsis brassinosteroid biosynthesis gene DWARF1, identifying developmental interactions between brassinosteroids and gibberellins. Best NB, Hartwig T, Budka J, Fujioka S, Johal G, Schulz B, Dilkes BP. Plant Physiology; 171(4):2633-2647.

Date published: August 1, 2016
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Sunflower ‘sunspot’ is hyposensitive to GA3 and has a missense mutation in the DELLA motif of HaDella1. Best NB, Wang X, Brittsan S, Dean E, Helfers SJ, Homburg R, Mobley ML, Spindler TL, Xie B, Zhang M, Hasegawa PM, Joly RJ, Rhodes D, Dilkes BP. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science; 141(4):389-394.

Date published: July 1, 2016
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2014

Soilless plant growth media influence the efficacy of phytohormones and phytohormone inhibitors. Best NB, Hartwig T, Budka JS, Bishop BJ, Brown E, Potluri DPV, Cooper BR, Premachandra GS, Johnston CT, Schulz B. PLoS ONE; 9(12):e107689.

Date published: December 8, 2014
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2012

Propiconazole is a specific and accessible brassinosteroid (BR) biosynthesis inhibitor for arabidopsis and maize. Hartwig T, Corvalan C, Best NB, Budka JS, Zhu J-Y, Choe S, Schulz B. PLoS ONE; 7(5):e36625.

Date published: May 9, 2012
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