Publications

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22 chapters with protocols for experiments on pollen and pollen tubes. In vitro, in vivo, semi-in vivo; Arabidopsis, Nicotiana, Camellia; basic protocols and sophisticated experimental designs.

Onion epidermis shown in a brightfield image superimposed by a finite element model of the tissue. Cover of a special issue on plant biomechanics in the journal Botany (Vol 98, Issue 1).

Cover art: AJ Bidhendi & A Geitmann

A special issue of the Journal of Experimental Botany (Vol 70, Issue 14) is dedicated to illustrating the state-of-the-art of plant biomechanics.

Cover art: AJ Bidhendi & A Geitmann

Artistic rendering of epidermis of Arabidopsis cotyledon, based on scanning electron micrograph. Cover of Plant Physiology (Vol 181, Issue 1).

Cover art: AJ Bidhendi & A Geitmann

Finite element simulation of pavement cell morphogenesis on the title page of Cell Reports (Vol 28, Issue 5)

Cover art: AJ Bidhendi

Book published in 2018 featuring a cross-section of research in plant biomechanics - ranging from wood and tree mechanics to hydraulics to cellular mechanics of plant development

Scanning electron micrograph of pollen tubes growing through the pistil of an Arabidopsis thaliana flower and entering ovules. Cover of Traffic (2011) Vol 12, Issue 11.

Micrograph by F. Bou Daher, pseudo-coloured by A. Geitmann

Scanning electron micrograph of lily pollen grain on the title page of the Bulletin of the Microscopical Society of Canada, 2011

Micrograph by L. Pelletier

Scanning electron micrograph of germinated lily pollen grain on the title page of the Trends in Plant Science (2009) Vol 14, Issue 9

Micrograph by A. Geitmann

Scanning electron micrograph of germinated lily pollen grain combined with rendering of confocal micrograph of vesicle cone. Cover of Biophysical Journal (2009) Vol 97, Issue 7

Cover art by A. Geitmann

Book published in 2001 with contributions by the participants of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Tip Growth held in Siena, in 2000

2020

Geitmann A (editor) 2020. Pollen and Pollen Tube Biology - Methods and Protocols. Series Methods in Molecular Biology. Springer Protocols. Humana Press. 332 pp.

Bou Daher F, Geitmann A. 2020. Galvanotropic chamber for controlled reorientation of the pollen tube growth and simultaneous confocal imaging of intracellular dynamics. In: Geitmann A (ed) "Pollen and Pollen Tube Biology - Methods and Protocols", Series Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer Protocols. Humana Press, 191-200

Bertrand-Rakusová H, Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2020. Silicon chambers for pollen tube imaging. In: Geitmann A (ed) Pollen and Pollen Tube Biology - Methods and Protocols, Series Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer Protocols. Humana Press, 211-221

Bidhendi AJ, Zamil MS, Geitmann A. 2020. Assembly of a simple scalable device for micromechanical testing of plant tissues. Methods in Cell Biology. Elsevier.

Bidhendi AJ, Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2020. Fluorescence visualization of cellulose and pectin in the primary plant cell wall. Journal of Microscopy 278: 164-181. Author version.

Reimann R, Kah D, Mark C, Dettmer J, Reimann T, Gerum RC, Geitmann A, Fabry B, Dietrich P, Kost B. 2020. Durotropic growth of pollen tubes. Plant Physiology 183: 558-569 

Geitmann A. 2020. Form follows function: How to build a deadly trap. Cell 180: 826-828

Bidhendi AJ, Li H, Geitmann A. 2020. Modeling the nonlinear elastic behavior of plant epidermis. Botany 98: 49–64

 

Geitmann A (editor special issue). 2020. Plant biomechanics: Methods, models, and materials. Botany, Vol 98, Issue 1

Geitmann A. 2020. Plant Biomechanics - an interdisciplinary lens on plant biology (editorial). Botany 98: vii–viii

 

2019

Altartouri B, Bidhendi AJ, Tani T, Conrad C, Chebli Y, Liu N, Karunakaran C, Scarcelli G, Geitmann A. 2019. Pectin chemistry and cellulose crystallinity govern pavement cell morphogenesis in a multi-step mechanism. Plant Physiology 181: 127-141

Bidhendi AJ, Altartouri B, Gosselin FP, Geitmann. 2019. Mechanical stress initiates and sustains the morphogenesis of wavy leaf epidermal cells. Cell Reports 28: 1237-1250

Geitmann A (editor special issue). 2019. Plant biomechanics - Force, form and function. Journal of Experimental Botany, Vol 70, Issue 14

Geitmann A, Niklas K, Speck T. 2019. Plant biomechanics in the 21st century. Journal of Experimental Botany 70: 3435-3438

Bidhendi AJ, Geitmann A. 2019. Methods to quantify primary plant cell wall mechanics. Journal of Experimental Botany 70: 3615–3648

Bidhendi AJ, Geitmann A. 2019. Geometrical details matter for mechanical modeling of cell morphogenesis. Developmental Cell 50: 117-125

Kaneda M, Triplet van Oostende C, Chebli Y, Testerink C, Bednarek SY, Geitmann A. 2019. Plant AP180 N-Terminal Homolog (ANTH) proteins are involved in clathrin-dependent endocytosis during pollen tube growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Cell Physiology 6: 1316–1330

2018

Geitmann A, Gril J. 2018. Plant Biomechanics - From structure to function at multiple scales. Springer Verlag. 435 pp

Ghanbari M, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2018. Measuring the growth force of invasive cells using Flexure Integrated Lab-on-a-Chip (FILoC). Technology 6: 101-109

Geitmann A. 2018. Bracing for abscission. Cell 173: 1320-1322

Bidhendi AJ, Geitmann A. 2018. Tensile testing of primary plant cells and tissues. In: Plant Biomechanics - From Structure to Function at Multiple Scales. Geitmann A, Gril J (eds), Springer Verlag, pp 321-347

Cameron C, Geitmann A. 2018. Cell mechanics of pollen tube growth. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 51: 11-17

Bidhendi AJ, Geitmann A. 2018. Finite element modeling of shape changes in plant cells. Plant Physiology 176: 41-56

2017

Tran D, Galletti R, Neumann ED, Dubois A, Sharif-Naeini R, Geitmann A, Frachisse J-M, Hamant O, Ingram GC. 2017. A mechanosensitive Ca2+-channel activity is dependent on the developmental regulator DEK1. Nature Communications 8: 1009

Glory A, Triplet-van Oostende C, Geitmann A, Bachewich C. 2017. Depletion of the mitotic kinase Cdc5p in Candida albicans results in the formation of elongated buds that switch to the hyphal fate over time in a Ume6p-dependent manner. Fungal Genetics and Biology 107: 51-66

Triplet van Oostende C, Guillet D, Triplet T, Pandzic E, Wiseman PW, Geitmann A. 2017. Vesicle dynamics during plant cytokinesis reveals distinct developmental phases. Plant Physiology 174: 1544-1558

Zamil MS, Geitmann A. 2017. The middle lamella - more than a glue. Physical Biology 14, 015004

Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2017. Cellular growth in plants requires regulation of cell wall biochemistry. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 44: 28-35

 

Rakusova H, Geitmann A. 2017. Pollen tip growth: Control of cellular morphogenesis through intracellular trafficking. In: Pollen Tip Growth - From Biophysical Aspects to System Biology, eds Obermeyer G, Feijo J, Springer, pp 129-148

Geitmann A. 2017. Microfluidics and MEMS (microelectromechanical systems)-based platforms for experimental analysis of pollen tube growth behavior and quantification of cell mechanical properties. In: Pollen Tip Growth - From Biophysical Aspects to System Biology, eds Obermeyer G, Feijo J, Springer, pp 87-103

2016

Geitmann A. 2016. Actuators acting without actin. Cell 166: 15-17

Agudelo C, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2016. Influence of electric fields and conductivity on pollen tube growth assessed via Electrical Lab-on-Chip. Nature Scientific Reports 6: e19812: 1-15

Bidhendi AJ, Geitmann A. 2016. Relating the mechanics of the primary plant cell wall to morphogenesis. Journal of Experimental Botany 67: 449-461

2015

Sanati Nezhad A, Geitmann A. 2015. Tip growth in walled cells: Cellular expansion and invasion mechanisms. In: Cuerrier C, Pelling A (eds) Cells, Forces and the Microenvironment, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd, pp. 335-356

Geitmann A, Nebenführ A. 2015. Navigating the plant cell: Intracellular transport logistics in the green kingdom. Molecular Biology of the Cell 26: 3373-3378

Altartouri B, Geitmann A. 2015. Understanding plant cell morphogenesis requires real time monitoring of cell wall polymers. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 23: 76–82

Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2015. Live cell and immuno-labeling techniques to study gravitational effects on single plant cells. In: Blancaflor E (ed) "Plant Gravitropism", Series "Methods in Molecular Biology", Humana Press, 209-226

2014

Geitmann A, Dyson R. 2014. Modeling of the primary plant cell wall in the context of plant development. In "Cell Biology", Assman S, Liu B (eds), Series "The Plant Sciences", Tester M, Jorgensen RA (eds)

Hamamura Y, Nishimaki M, Takeuchi H, Geitmann A, Kurihara D, Higashiyama T. 2014. Live imaging of calcium spikes during double fertilization in Arabidopsis. Nature Communications 5:4722

Sanati Nezhad A, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2014. Dynamic, high precision targeting of growth modulating agents is able to trigger pollen tube growth reorientation. Plant Journal 80: 185-195

Sanati Nezhad A, Ghanbari M, Agudelo CG, Naghavi M, Packirisamy M, Bhat R, Geitmann A. 2014. Optimization of flow assisted entrapment of pollen grains in a microfluidic platform for tip growth analysis. Biomedical Microdevices 16: 23-33

Ghanbari M, Sanati Nezhad A, Agudelo CG, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2014. Microfluidic positioning of pollen grains in lab-on-a-chip for single cell analysis. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 117: 504–511

2013

Sanati Nezhad A, Geitmann A. 2013. The cellular mechanics of an invasive life style. Journal of Experimental Botany 64: 4709-4728

Sanati Nezhad A, Naghavi M, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2013.  Quantification of cellular penetrative forces using Lab-on-a-Chip technology and finite element modeling. PNAS 110: 8093–8098

Agudelo CG, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2013. Lab-on-a-Chip for studying growing pollen tubes. In: Plant Cell Morphogenesis: Methods and Protocols, Series "Methods in Molecular Biology", eds. Žárský V, Cvrčková F, Springer. pp. 237-248

Sanati Nezhad A, Packirisamy M, Bhat R, Geitmann A. 2013. In vitro study of oscillatory growth dynamics of Camellia pollen tubes in microfluidic environment. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 60: 3185-3193

Sanati Nezhad A, Naghavi M, Packirisamy M, Bhat R, Geitmann A. 2013. Quantification of the Young's modulus of the primary plant cell wall using Bending-Lab-On-Chip (BLOC). Lab on a Chip 13: 2599-2608

Chebli Y, Kroeger JH, Geitmann A. 2013. Transport logistics in pollen tubes. Molecular Plant 6: 1037–1052

Agudelo CG, Sanati Nezhad A, Ghanbari M, Naghavi M, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2013. TipChip - a modular, MEMS-based platform for experimentation and phenotyping of tip growing cells. Plant Journal 73: 1057-1068

Chebli Y, Pujol L, Shojaeifard A, Brouwer I, van Loon JJWA, Geitmann A. 2013. Cell wall assembly and intracellular trafficking in plant cells are directly affected by changes in the magnitude of gravitational acceleration. PLoS One 8: e58246

Kroeger JH, Geitmann A. 2013. Pollen tubes with stiffer cell walls oscillate at lower frequencies. Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 8: 25-34

Sanati Nezhad A, Ghanbari M, Agudelo CG, Packirisamy M, Bhat R, Geitmann A. 2013. PDMS microcantilever-based flow sensor integration for lab-on-a-chip. IEEE Sensors Journal 13: 601-609

Sun XD, Feng ZH, Meng LS, Zhu J, Geitmann A. 2013. Arabidopsis ASL11/ LBD15 is involved in shoot apical meristem development and regulates WUS expression. Planta 237:1367–1378

2012

Agudelo CG, Sanati Nezhad A, Ghanbari M, Packirisamy M, Geitmann A. 2012. A microfluidic platform for the investigation of elongation growth in pollen tubes. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 22: 115009

Chebli Y, Kaneda M, Zerzour R, Geitmann A. 2012. The cell wall of the Arabidopsis thaliana pollen tube - spatial distribution, recycling and network formation of polysaccharides. Plant Physiology 160: 1940-1955

Kroeger JH, Geitmann A. 2012. The pollen tube paradigm revisited. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 15: 618–624

Chebli Y, van Loon J, Geitmann A. 2012. Live cell imaging under hyper-gravity conditions. Bulletin of the Microscopical Society of Canada, December 40: 8-13

Pietruszka M, Lipowczan M, Geitmann A. 2012. Persistent symmetry frustration in pollen tubes. PLoS One 7: e48087

Bou Daher F, Geitmann A. 2012. Actin Depolymerizing Factors ADF7 and ADF10 play distinct roles during pollen development and pollen tube growth. Plant Signaling & Behavior 7: 873-875

Palin R, Geitmann A. 2012. The role of pectin in plant morphogenesis. BioSystems 109: 397-402

Kroeger J, Geitmann A. 2012. Pollen tube growth: getting a grip on cell biology through modeling. Mechanics Research Communications 42: 32– 39

Speranza A, Scoccianti V, Crinelli R, Geitmann A. 2012. Reactive oxygen species are involved in pollen tube initiation in kiwifruit. Plant Biology 14: 64–76

2011

Kroeger J, Geitmann A. 2011. Modeling pollen tube growth: Feeling the pressure to deliver testifiable predictions. Plant Signaling & Behavior 6: 1828-1830

Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2011. Gravity research on plants: Use of single-cell experimental models. Frontiers in Plant Cell Biology 2, Article 56: 1-10

Geitmann A. 2011. Petunia. Evolutionary, developmental and physiological genetics. Book Review. Annals of Botany 107: vi-vii

Geitmann A. 2011. Generating a cellular protuberance - Mechanics of tip growth. In: Wojtaszek  P (ed).  Mechanical Integration of Plant Cells and Plants, Springer Verlag, pp. 117-132

Qi X, Kaneda M, Chen J, Geitmann A, Zheng H. 2011. Characterization of Arabidopsis Trs120 and Trs130 revealed a role for TRAPPII as RAB-A1c positive regulator that is crucial for plant development. Plant Journal 68: 234–248

Bou Daher F, Geitmann A. 2011. Actin is involved in pollen tube tropism through redefining the spatial targeting of secretory vesicles. Traffic 12: 1537–1551

Bou Daher F, van Oostende C, Geitmann A. 2011. Spatial and temporal expression of actin depolymerizing factors ADF7 and ADF10 during male gametophyte development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Cell Physiology 52: 1177–1192

Winship LJ, Obermeyer G, Geitmann A, Hepler PK. 2011. Pollen tubes and the physical world. Trends in Plant Science 16: 353-355

Kroeger JH, Zerzour R, Geitmann A. 2011. Regulator or driving force? The role of turgor pressure in oscillatory plant cell growth. PloS One 6: e18549

2010

Geitmann A. 2010. Mechanical modeling and structural analysis of the primary plant cell wall. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 13: 693–699

Fayant P, Girlanda O, Chebli Y, Aubin C-E, Villemure I, Geitmann A. 2010. Finite element model of polar growth in pollen tubes. Plant Cell 22: 2579–2593

Winship LJ, Obermeyer G, Geitmann A, Hepler PK. 2010. Under pressure, cell walls set the pace. Trends in Plant Science 15: 363-369

Geitmann A. 2010. How to shape a cylinder: pollen tube as a model system for the generation of complex cellular geometry. Sexual Plant Reproduction  23: 63–71

Bouazizi H,  Jouili H, Geitmann A, El Ferjani E. 2010. Copper toxicity in expanding leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris L.: antioxidant enzyme response and nutrient element uptake. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 73: 1304-1308

Aouar L, Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2010. Morphogenesis of complex plant cell shapes - the mechanical role of crystalline cellulose in growing pollen tubes. Sexual Plant Reproduction 23: 15–27

Bouazizi H,  Jouili H, Geitmann A, El Ferjani E. 2010. Cupric stress induces oxidative damage marked by accumulation of H2O2 and changes to chloroplast ultrastructure in primary leaves of beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Acta Biologica Hungarica 61: 191-203

Geitmann A. 2010. Recent workshops on advanced image analysis at the IRBV. Bulletin of the Microscopical Society of Canada, Sept

Bouazizi H, Jouili H, Geitmann A, El Ferjani E. 2010. Structural changes of cell wall and lignifying enzymes modulations in bean roots in response to copper stress. Biological Trace Element Research 136:232–240

2009

Kroeger JH, Bou Daher F, Grant M, Geitmann A. 2009. Microfilament orientation constrains vesicle flow and spatial distribution in growing pollen tubes. Biophysical Journal 97: 1822-1831

Zerzour R, Kroeger JH, Geitmann A. 2009. Polar growth in pollen tubes is associated with spatially confined dynamic changes in cell mechanical properties.. Developmental Biology 334: 437-446

Geitmann A, Ortega JKE. 2009. Mechanics and modeling of plant cell growth. Feature Review. Trends in Plant Science 14: 467-478

Geitmann A, Dumais J. 2009. Not-so-tip-growth. Plant Signaling & Behavior 4: 136-138

Bou Daher F, Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2009. Optimization of conditions for germination of cold-stored Arabidopsis thaliana pollen. Plant Cell Reports 28: 347-457

2008

Bove J, Vaillancourt B, Kroeger J, Hepler P, Wiseman PW, Geitmann A. 2008. Magnitude and direction of vesicle dynamics in growing pollen tubes using spatiotemporal image correlation spectroscopy (STICS). Plant Physiology 147: 1646-1658

Kroeger JH, Geitmann A, Grant M. 2008. Model for calcium dependent oscillatory growth in pollen tubes. Journal of Theoretical Biology 253: 363-37

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Bouazizi H, Jouili, H, Geitmann A, El Ferjani E. 2008. Effect of copper excess on H2O2 accumulation and peroxidase activities in bean roots. Acta Biologica Hungarica 59: 233-245

Chebli Y, Bou Daher F, Sanyal M, Aouar L, Geitmann A. 2008. Microwave assisted processing of plant cells for optical and electron microscopy. Bulletin of the Microscopical Society of Canada 36(3): 15-19

2007

Geitmann A, Palanivelu R. 2007. Fertilization requires communication: Signal generation and perception during pollen tube guidance. Floriculture and Ornamental Biotechnology 1: 77-89

Chebli Y, Geitmann A. 2007. Mechanical principles governing pollen tube growth. Functional Plant Science and Biotechnology 1: 232-245

Geitmann A. 2007. Cytomechanical tools for plant gravitational biology. Gravitational and Space Biology 20: 31-42

Gossot O, Geitmann A. 2007. Pollen tube growth: coping with mechanical obstacles involves the cytoskeleton. Planta 226: 405-416

Geitmann A, Gossot O. 2007. Structured illumination microscopy delivers what it promises. Bulletin of the Microscopical Society of Canada 35: 9-13

2006

Geitmann A. 2006. Experimental approaches used to quantify physical parameters on cellular and subcellular level. American Journal of Botany 93: 1380-1390

Geitmann A. 2006. Plant and fungal cytomechanics – quantifying and modeling cellular architecture. Canadian Journal of Botany 84: 581-593

Bolduc JF, Lewis L, Aubin CE, Geitmann A. 2006. Finite-element analysis of geometrical factors in micro-indentation of pollen tubes. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology 5: 227-236

Geitmann A, Steer M. 2006. The architecture and properties of the pollen tube cell wall. In: Malhó R (ed) The pollen tube. Springer Verlag. Plant Cell Monographs 3: 177-200

2005 and earlier

Parre E, Geitmann A. 2005. Pectin and the role of the physical properties of the cell wall in pollen tube growth of Solanum chacoense. Planta 220: 582-592

Parre E, Geitmann A. 2005. More than a leak sealant - the physical properties of callose in growing plant cells. Plant Physiology 137: 274-286

Geitmann A, Parre E. 2004. The local cytomechanical properties of growing pollen tubes correspond to the axial distribution of structural cellular elements. Sexual Plant Reproduction 17: 9-16

Geitmann A, Franklin-Tong VE, Emons AMC. 2004. The self-incompatibility response in Papaver rhoeas pollen causes early and striking alterations to organelles. Cell Death and Differentiation 11: 812-822

Geitmann A, McConnaughey W, Lang-Pauluzzi I, Franklin-Tong VE, Emons AMC. 2004. Cytomechanical properties of Papaver pollen tubes are altered after self-incompatibility challenge. Biophysical Journal 86: 3314-3323

Geitmann A, Cresti M, Heath IB (eds). 2001. NATO Science Series: Cell biology of plant and fungal tip growth. IOS Press, Amsterdam

Geitmann A, Franklin-Tong VE, Emons AMC. 2001. Early cellular events in pollen tubes during the self-incompatibility reaction. In: Geitmann A, Cresti M, Heath IB (eds). NATO Science Series: Cell biology of plant and fungal tip growth. IOS Press, Amsterdam

Geitmann A, Snowman B, Franklin-Tong VE, Emons AMC. 2000. Alterations in the actin cytoskeleton of the pollen tube are induced by the self-incompatibility reaction in Papaver rhoeas. Plant Cell 12: 1239-1251

Geitmann A, Emons AMC. 2000. The cytoskeleton in plant and fungal cell tip growth. Journal of Microscopy 198: 218-245

Heath IB, Geitmann A. 2000. Cell biology of plant and fungal tip growth - getting to the point. Plant Cell 12: 1513-1517

Snowman B, Geitmann A, Clarke SR, Staiger CJ, Franklin FCH, Emons AMC, Franklin-Tong VE. 2000. Signalling and the cytoskeleton in pollen tubes of Papaver rhoeas. Annals of Botany 85 Suppl A: 49-58

Snowman B, Geitmann A, Emons AMC, Franklin-Tong VE. 2000. Actin rearrangements in pollen tubes are stimulated by the self-incompatibility (SI) response in Papaver rhoeas L. In: The Actin Cytoskeleton in Plant Cells, eds. Baluska F, Barlow P, Staiger C, Volkmann D. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Geitmann A. 1999. Cell death of self-incompatible pollen tubes: necrosis or apoptosis? In: Sexual Plant Reproduction and Biotechnological Applications, eds. Cresti M, Cai G, Moscatelli A. Springer Verlag. pp. 113-138

Geitmann A. 1999. The rheological properties of the pollen tube cell wall. In: Sexual Plant Reproduction and Biotechnological Applications, eds. Cresti M, Cai G, Moscatelli A. Springer Verlag. pp. 283-302

Geitmann A, Cresti M. 1998. Ca2+ channels control the rapid expansions in pulsating growth of Petunia hybrida pollen tubes. Journal of Plant Physiology 152: 439-447

Geitmann A. 1997. Growth and formation of the cell wall in pollen tubes of Nicotiana tabacum and Petunia hybrida. Verlag Hänsel-Hohenhausen, Egelsbach Frankfurt Washington, ISBN 3-8267-2395-3

Geitmann A, Hush JM, Overall R. 1997. Inhibition of ethylene biosynthesis does not block microtubule re-orientation in wounded pea roots. Protoplasma 198: 135-142

Geitmann A, Wojciechowicz K, Cresti M. 1996. Inhibition of intracellular pectin transport in pollen tubes by Monensin, Brefeldin A and Cytochalasin D. Botanica Acta 109: 373-381

Geitmann A, Li YQ, Cresti M. 1996. The role of the cytoskeleton and dictyosome activity in the pulsatory growth of Nicotiana tabacum and Petunia hybrida pollen tubes. Botanica Acta 109: 102-109

Li YQ, Faleri C, Geitmann A, Zhang H-Q, Cresti M. 1995. Immunogold localization of arabinogalactan proteins, unesterified and esterified pectins in pollen grains and pollen tubes of Nicotiana tabacum L. Protoplasma 189: 26-36

Geitmann A, Hudák J, Vennigerholz F, Walles B. 1995. Immunogold localization of pectin and callose in pollen grains and pollen tubes of Brugmansia suaveolens - implications for the self-incompatibility reaction. Journal of Plant Physiology 147: 225-234

Geitmann A, Li YQ, Cresti M. 1995. Ultrastructural immunolocalization of periodic pectin depositions in the cell wall of Nicotiana tabacum pollen tubes. Protoplasma 187: 168-171

Gould SJ, Guo J, De Jesus K, Geitmann A. 1994. Nucleoside intermediates in blasticidin S biosynthesis identified by the in vivo use of enzyme inhibitors. Canadian Journal of Chemistry 72: 6-11

Anja Geitmann - Canada Research Chair in Biomechanics of Plant Development

Department of Plant Science, McGill University

The images shown in the header strip are micrographs produced by Colas Topszynski, Youssef Chebli & Amir Jafari Bidhendi. All imagess are copyright protected and their use requires permission by Anja Geitmann