Some Recent Publications

R.J. Viëtor, R.H. Newman, M.A. Ha, D.C. Apperley & M.C. Jarvis. Conformational features of crystal-surface cellulose from higher plants. The Plant Journal, 30, 721-731 (2002).

M.A. Ha, I.M. MacKinnon, A. Šturcová, D.C. Apperley, M.C. McCann, S.R. Turner & M.C. Jarvis. Structure of cellulose-deficient secondary cell walls from the irx3 mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana. Phytochemistry 61, 7-14 (2002).


B.W. Evans, C.E. Snape & M.C. Jarvis. Lignification in relation to the biennial growth habit in brassicas. Phytochemistry 63, 765-769 (2003).

M.C. Jarvis, S.P.H. Briggs & J.P. Knox. Intercellular adhesion and cell separation in plants. Plant, Cell & Environment 26, 977-989 (2003).

S. Müller, W.G. Jardine, B.W. Evans, R.J. Viëtor, C.E. Snape & M.C. Jarvis. Cell-wall composition of vascular and parenchyma tissues in Broccoli stems. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 83, 1289-1292 (2003).

A. Šturcová, I. His, T.J. Wess, G. Cameron  & M.C. Jarvis. Polarised vibrational spectroscopy of fibre polymers: hydrogen bonding in cellulose II. Biomacromolecules 4, 1589-1595 (2003).

M.C. Jarvis, Cellulose. In Encyclopedia of Applied Plant  Sciences. Eds DJ Murphy and BG Murray. Academic Press (2003), ISBN 0122270509.

M. Jarvis, Cellulose stacks up. Nature 426, 611-612 (2003).

P.M.J. Szyjanowicz, I. McKinnon, N.G. Taylor, J. Gardiner, M.C. Jarvis & S.R. Turner. The irregular xylem 2 mutant is an allele of korrigan that affects the secondary cell wall of Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant Journal 37, 730-740 (2004).

A. Šturcová, I. His, D.C. Apperley, J. Sugiyama  & M.C. Jarvis. Structural details of crystalline cellulose from higher plants. Biomacromolecules 5, 1333-1339 (2004).

M.A. Ha, R.J. Viëtor, G.D. Jardine, D.C. Apperley & M.C. Jarvis. Conformation and mobility of the arabinan and galactan side-chains of pectin. Phytochemistry 66, 1817-1824 (2005).


A. Richardson, R. Franke, G. Kerstiens, M. Jarvis, L. Schreiber & W. Fricke. Cuticular wax deposition in growing barley (Hordeum vulgare) leaves commences in relation to the point of emergence of epidermal cells from the sheaths of older leaves. Planta  222, 472-483 (2005).


M.C. Jarvis. Cell adhesion and the middle lamella. In: K.M. Entwistle & J.C.F. Walker (eds) The Hemicelluloses Workshop. Pp. 57-67. Wood Technology Research Centre, Christchurch, 2005.  ISBN 0-473-10197-1.

M.C. Jarvis. Cellulose structure and hemicellulose-cellulose association. In: K.M. Entwistle & J.C.F. Walker (eds) The Hemicelluloses Workshop. Pp. 87-102. Wood Technology Research Centre, Christchurch, 2005.  ISBN 0-473-10197-1.

I.M. MacKinnon, A. Šturcová, K. Sugimoto-Shirasu, I. His, M.C. McCann & M.C. Jarvis. Cell-wall structure and anisotropy in procuste, a cellulose synthase mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta  224, 238-248 (2006).

M. Marry, K. Roberts, S.J. Jopson, I.M. Huxham, M.C. Jarvis, J. Corsar, E. Robertson &.M.C. McCann  Cell-cell adhesion in fresh sugar-beet root parenchymarequires both pectin esters and calcium cross-links. Physiologia Plantarum  126, 243-256 (2006).

A. Šturcová, S.J. Eichhorn & M.C. Jarvis. Vibrational spectroscopy of cellulose under mechanical stress. Spectral processing using bandshift difference integrals.. Biomacromolecules  7, 2688-2691 (2006).

C.Altaner, D.C. Apperley & M.C. Jarvis. Spatial relationships between polymers in Sitka spruce: proton spin-diffusion studies. Holzforschung  60, 665-673 (2006).

A. Richardson, T. Wojciechowski, R. Franke, L. Schreiber, G. Kerstiens, M. Jarvis & W. Fricke. Cuticular permeance in relation to wax and cutin development along the growing barley (Hordeum vulgare) leaf. Planta  225, 1471-1481 (2007).

L. Awoyemi & M.C. Jarvis. Influence of preboiling on the drying, dimensional and hygroscopic properties of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) wood. J. Inst. Wood Sci. 17, 273-276 (2007).

C.J. Kennedy, G.J. Cameron, A. Šturcová, D.C. Apperley, T.J. Wess & M.C. Jarvis. Microfibril structure in celery cellulose: X-ray scattering and NMR evidence. Cellulose  14, 235-246 (2007).

C.Altaner, A. Hapca, P. Knox & M.C. Jarvis. Detection of b-1-4-galactan in compression wood of Sitka Spruce [Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carriere] by immunofluorescence. Holzforschung  61, 311-316 (2007).

C.Altaner, J.P. Knox & M.C. Jarvis. In situ detection of cell wall polysaccharides in Sitka Spruce [Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carriere] wood tissue. Bioresources  2, 284-295 (2007).

C.J. Kennedy, A. Šturcová, M.C. Jarvis & T.J. Wess. Hydration effects on spacing of primary-wall cellulose microfibrils: a small angle X-ray scattering study. Cellulose  14, 401-408 (2007).

A. Richardson, A. Boscari, L. Schreiber, G. Kerstiens, M. Jarvis, P. Herzyk & W. Fricke. Cloning and expression analysis of candidate genes involved in wax deposition along the growing barley (Hordeum vulgare) leaf. Planta 226, 1459-1473 (2007). Link to paper

L. Awoyemi & M.C. Jarvis. Acidity and colour response of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) wood to different drying temperatures. Journal of the Institute of Wood Science 17,  316-321 (2007). Link to paper

C. Altaner & M.C. Jarvis.  Modelling polymer interactions of the ‘molecular Velcro’ type in wood under mechanical stress. Journal of Theoretical Biology  253, 434-445 (2008). Link to paper

L. Awoyemi, M.C. Jarvis & A. Hapca. Effects of preboiling on the acidity and strength properties of heat-treated wood. Wood Science and Technology in press (online version published Oct 2008). Link to paper

C.M. Altaner, E.N. Tokareva, J. Wong, A.I. Hapca,  J.P. McLean & M. C. Jarvis. Measuring compression wood severity in spruce. Wood Science and Technology 43, 279-290 (2009). Link to paper

M.C. Jarvis. Plant cell walls: supramolecular assembly, signalling and stress Structural Chemistry  20, 245-253 (2009). Link to paper

C.M. Altaner M.C. Jarvis & J.B. Fisher. Molecular cell wall structure of heavily inclined Cycas micronesia K. D. Hill. Phytochemistry  in press (2009). Link to paper

M. Leonardon, C.M. Altaner & M.C. Jarvis. Wood shrinkage: influence of anatomy, cell wall architecture, chemical composition and cambial age. European Journal of Wood Products 68, 87-94 (2010).  Link to paper

M.C. Jarvis. Plant cell walls: supramolecular assemblies Food Hydrocolloids in press (2010).

C.M. Altaner, E.N. Tokareva, M. C. Jarvis & P.J. Harris. Distribution of (1→4)-β-galactans, arabinogalactan proteins, xylans and (1→3)-β-glucans in tracheid cell walls of softwoods. Tree Physiology 30, 782-793 (2010).    

A.N. Fernandes, L.H. Thomas, C.M. Altaner, P. Callow, V.T. Forsyth, D.C. Apperley, C.J. Kennedy and M.C. Jarvis. Nanostructure of cellulose microfibrils in spruce wood Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 108, E1195-E1203 (2011).   

M.C. Jarvis. Sclerenchyma In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences 2012, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002082. pub2]

D.J. Cosgrove and M.C. Jarvis. Comparative structure and biomechanics of plant primary and secondary cell walls. Frontiers in Plant Physiology 3, 204-209 (2012). doi: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00204.

M.C. Jarvis. Cellulose crystallinity: perspectives from spectroscopy and diffraction. In S.E. Harding (Ed) Stability of Complex Carbohydrate Structures. Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 2012. Pp.125-136. RSC Special Publication no 341. ISBN 1849735638

L.H. Thomas, V.T. Forsyth, A. Šturcová, C.J. Kennedy, R.P. May, C.M. Altaner, D.C. Apperley, T.J. Wess and M.C. Jarvis. Structure of cellulose microfibrils in primary cell-walls from collenchyma. Plant Physiology, 161, 465-476 (2013).  doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1104/​pp.​112.​206359






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