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Deborah P. Delmer

Professor Emeritus

Plant Biology

1002 Life Sciences Addition


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

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.


Last updated 5/21/2010
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

Teaching Interests:

Plant biology, plant physiology, and biochemistry.