Professor Jane Langdale

Professorial Research Fellow
Jane Langdale

Tel +44 (0) 1865 275099
Fax +44 (0) 1865 275074

Research Area

Evolution of Plant Development

Research Description

see lab webpage for further details

Publications (while at this department)

Saint-Marcoux, D, Proust, H, Dolan, L, Langdale, J.A. (2015) Identification of reference genes for real-time quantitative PCR experiments in the liverwort marchantia polymorpha PLoS ONE. 10 (3):.


Saint-Marcoux, D, Billoud, B, Langdale, J.A, Charrier, B. (2015) Laser capture microdissection in Ectocarpus siliculosus: The pathway to cell-specific transcriptomics in brown algae Frontiers in Plant Science. 6:.


Hughes, T.E, Langdale, J.A, Kelly, S. (2014) The impact of widespread regulatory neofunctionalization on homeolog gene evolution following whole-genome duplication in maize Genome Research. 24 (8): pp 1348-1355.


Langdale, J.A. (2014) Evolution and development: PINpointing the origins of auxin transport mechanisms Current Biology. 24 (23):.


Li, F.-W, Villarreal, J.C, Kelly, S, Rothfels, C.J, Melkonian, M, Frangedakis, E, Ruhsam, M, Sigel, E.M, Der, J.P, Pittermann, J, Burge, D.O, Pokorny, L, Larsson, A, Chen, T, Weststrand, S, Thomas, P, Carpenter, E, Zhang, Y, Tian, Z, Chen, L, Yan, Z, Zhu, Y, Sun, X, Wang, J, Stevenson, D.W, Crandall-Stotler, B.J, Shaw, A.J, Deyholos, M.K, Soltis, D.E, Graham, S.W, Windham, M.D, Langdale, J.A, Wong, G.K.-S, Mathews, S, Pryer, K.M. (2014) Horizontal transfer of an adaptive chimeric photoreceptor from bryophytes to ferns Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111 (18): pp 6672-6677.


Plackett, A.R.G, Huang, L, Sanders, H.L, Langdale, J.A. (2014) High-efficiency stable transformation of the model fern species Ceratopteris richardii via microparticle bombardment Plant Physiology. 165 (1): pp 3-14.


Sanders, H.L, Langdale, J.A. (2013) Conserved transport mechanisms but distinct auxin responses govern shoot patterning in Selaginella kraussiana New Phytologist..


Wang, P, Kelly, S, Fouracre, J.P, Langdale, J.A. (2013) Genome-wide transcript analysis of early maize leaf development reveals gene cohorts associated with the differentiation of C4 Kranz anatomy Plant Journal..


Wang, P, Fouracre, J, Kelly, S, Karki, S, Gowik, U, Aubry, S, Shaw, M.K, Westhoff, P, Slamet-Loedin, I.H, Quick, W.P, Hibberd, J.M, Langdale, J.A. (2013) Evolution of GOLDEN2-LIKE gene function in C3 and C4 plants Planta. 237 (2): pp 481-495.


Waters, M.T, Tiley, A.M.M, Kramer, E.M, Meerow, A.W, Langdale, J.A, Scotland, R.W. (2013) The corona of the daffodil Narcissus bulbocodium shares stamen-like identity and is distinct from the orthodox floral whorls Plant Journal..


Hodges, M.E, Wickstead, B, Gull, K, Langdale, J.A. (2012) The evolution of land plant cilia New Phytologist..


Tolley, B.J, Sage, T.L, Langdale, J.A, Hibberd, J.M. (2012) Individual maize chromosomes in the C 3 plant oat can increase bundle sheath cell size and vein density Plant Physiology. 159 (4): pp 1418-1427.


Wang, P, Fouracre, J, Kelly, S, Karki, S, Gowik, U, Aubry, S, Shaw, M.K, Westhoff, P, Slamet-Loedin, I.H, Quick, W.P, Hibberd, J.M, Langdale, J.A. (2012) Evolution of GOLDEN2-LIKE gene function in C 3 and C 4 plants Planta. pp 1-15.


Langdale, J.A. (2011) C 4 Cycles: Past, present, and future research on C 4 photosynthesis Plant Cell. 23 (11): pp 3879-3892.


Sanders, H.L, Darrah, P.R, Langdale, J.A. (2011) Sector analysis and predictive modelling reveal iterative shoot-like development in fern fronds Development. 138 (14): pp 2925-2934.


Harrison, C.J, Langdale, J.A. (2010) Comment: The developmental pattern of shoot apices in Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun International Journal of Plant Sciences. 171 (6): pp 690-692.


Hodges, M.E, Scheumann, N, Wickstead, B, Langdale, J.A, Gull, K. (2010) Reconstructing the evolutionary history of the centriole from protein components Journal of Cell Science. 123 (9): pp 1407-1413.


Bravo-Garcia, A, Yasumura, Y, Langdale, J.A. (2009) Specialization of the Golden2-like regulatory pathway during land plant evolution New Phytologist. 183 (1): pp 133-141.


Harrison, CJ, Roeder, AHK, Meyerowitz, EM, Langdale, JA. (2009) Local Cues and Asymmetric Cell Divisions Underpin Body Plan Transitions in the Moss Physcomitrella patens Current Biology. 19 (6): pp 461-471.


Mellor, A.E, Langdale, J.A. (2009) The filifolium1 mutation perturbs shoot architecture in Zea mays (Poaceae) American Journal of Botany. 96 (9): pp 1594-1602.


Waters, M.T, Wang, P, Korkaric, M, Capper, R.G, Saunders, N.J, Langdale, J.A. (2009) GLK transcription factors coordinate expression of the photosynthetic apparatus in Arabidopsis Plant Cell. 21 (4): pp 1109-1128.


Waters, M.T, Langdale, J.A. (2009) The making of a chloroplast EMBO Journal. 28 (19): pp 2861-2873.


Hibberd, J.M, Sheehy, J.E, Langdale, J.A. (2008) Using C4 photosynthesis to increase the yield of rice-rationale and feasibility Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 11 (2): pp 228-231.


Langdale, J.A. (2008) Evolution of developmental mechanisms in plants Current Opinion in Genetics and Development. 18 (4): pp 368-373.


Waters, M.T, Moylan, E.C, Langdale, J.A. (2008) GLK transcription factors regulate chloroplast development in a cell-autonomous manner Plant Journal. 56 (3): pp 432-444.


Harrison, C.J, Rezvani, M, Langdale, J.A. (2007) Growth from two transient apical initials in the meristem of Selaginella kraussiana Development. 134 (5): pp 881-881.


Harrison, JC, Langdale, J.A. (2006) A step by step guide to phylogeny reconstruction Plant Journal. 45 (4): pp 561-572.


Alexander, D.L, Mellor, E.A, Langdale, J.A. (2005) Corkscrew1 defines a novel mechanism of domain specification in the maize shoot Plant Physiology. 138 (3): pp 1396-1408.


Harrison, J, Moller, M, Langdale, J, Cronk, Q, Hudson, A. (2005) The role of KNOX genes in the evolution of morphological novelty in streptocarpus Plant Cell. 17 (2): pp 430-443.


Harrison, C.J, Coriey, S.B, Moylan, E.C, Alexander, D.L, Scotland, R.W, Langdale, J.A. (2005) Independent recruitment of a conserved developmental mechanism during leaf evolution Nature. 434 (7032): pp 509-514.


Langdale, J.A. (2005) The then and now of maize leaf development Maydica. 50 (3): pp 459-467


Yasumura, Y, Moylan, E.C, Langdale, J.A. (2005