Deborah P. Delmer

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Professor Emeritus


Plant Biology

Offices and Labs

1002 Life Sciences Addition


1968 PhD Cell Biology University of California, San Diego
1963 BA Bacteriology Indiana University

Research Interests

Identification of genes involved in synthesis of cellulose and callose in higher plants; mode of action of herbicide(s) which affect cellulose biosynthesis.

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology

Teaching Interests

Plant biology, plant physiology, and biochemistry.


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  • Holland N, D Holland, T Helentjaris, K Dhugga, B Xoconostle-Cazares, and DP Delmer. . A comparative analysis of the plant cellulose synthase gene family. Plant Physiology. :In Press
  • Delmer DP. 1999. Cellulose biosynthesis: exciting times for a difficult field of study. Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology. 50:245-276
  • Potikha T, C Collins, D Johnson, DP Delmer, and A Levine. 1999. The involvement of hydrogen peroxide in the differentiation of secondary walls in cotton fibers. Plant Physiology. 119:849-858