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Person Details: Mary L. Guerinot

Superfund Research Program

Mary L. Guerinot

Dartmouth College
Department of Biological Sciences
Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center, Room 325
78 College Street
Hanover, New Hampshire 03755
Phone: 603-646-2527
Fax: 603-646-1347




  • Fischer S, Sanchez-Bermejo E, Xu X, Flis P, Ramakrishna P, Guerinot ML, Zhao F, Salt DE. 2021. Targeted expression of the arsenate reductase HAC1 identifies cell type specificity of arsenic metabolism and transport in plant roots. J Exp Bot 72(2):415-425. doi:10.1093/jxb/eraa465 PMID:33038235 PMCID:PMC7853597
  • Lee S, Lee J, Ricachenevsky FK, Punshon T, Tappero R, Salt DE, Guerinot ML. 2021. Redundant roles of four ZIP family members in zinc homeostasis and seed development in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant Journal doi:10.1111/tpj.15506 PMID:34559918
  • Liu H, Long S, Pinson SR, Tang Z, Guerinot ML, Salt DE, Zhao F, Huang XY. 2021. Univariate and multivariate QTL analyses reveal covariance among mineral elements in the rice ionome. Front Genet 12:638555. doi:10.3389/fgene.2021.638555 PMID:33569081 PMCID:PMC7868434
  • Mu S, Yamaji N, Sasaki A, Luo L, Du B, Che J, Shi H, Zhao H, Huang S, Deng F, Shen Z, Guerinot ML, Zheng L, Ma JF. 2021. A transporter for delivering zinc to the developing tiller bud and panicle in rice. The Plant Journal 105(3):786-799. doi:10.1111/tpj.15073 PMID:33169459
  • Riaz N, Guerinot ML. 2021. All together now: Regulation of the iron deficiency response. J Exp Bot 72(6):2045-2055. doi:10.1093/jxb/erab003 PMID:33449088 PMCID:PMC7966950
  • Ricachenevsky FK, Punshon T, Salt DE, Fett JP, Guerinot ML. 2021. Arabidopsis thaliana zinc accumulation in leaf trichomes is correlated with zinc concentration in leaves. Sci Rep 11(1):5278. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-84508-y PMID:33674630 PMCID:PMC7935932
  • Ruang-reerate P, Travis AJ, Pinson SR, Tarpley L, Eizenga GC, Guerinot ML, Salt DE, Douglas A, Price AH, Norton GJ. 2021. Genome-wide association mapping for grain manganese in rice (Oryza sativa L.) using a multi-experiment approach. Heredity (Edinb) 126:505-520. doi:10.1038/s41437-020-00390-w PMID:33235293 PMCID:PMC8026592
  • Xu L, Dong Z, Chiniquy D, Pierroz G, Deng S, Gao C, Diamond S, Simmons T, Wipf HM, Caddell DF, Varoquaux N, Madera MA, Hutmacher R, Deutschbauer A, Dahlberg JA, Guerinot ML, Purdom E, Banfield JF, Taylor JW, Lemaux PG, Coleman-Derr D. 2021. Genome-resolved metagenomics reveals role of iron metabolism in drought-induced rhizosphere microbiome dynamics. Nat Commun 12:3209. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-23553-7 PMID:34050180


  • Huang XY, Liu H, Zhu YF, Pinson SR, Lin H, Guerinot ML, Zhao F, Salt DE. 2019. Natural variation in a molybdate transporter controls grain molybdenum concentration in rice. New Phytologist 221(4):1983-1997. doi:10.1111/nph.15546 PMID:30339276
  • Kim SA, LaCroix IS, Gerber SA, Guerinot ML. 2019. The iron deficiency response in Arabidopsis thaliana requires the phosphorylated transcription factor URI. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 116:24933-24942. doi:10.1073/pnas.1916892116 PMID:31776249 PMCID:PMC6911256


  • Nachman KE, Punshon T, Rardin LR, Signes-Pastor AJ, Murray CJ, Jackson BP, Guerinot ML, Burke TA, Chen CY, Ahsan H, Argos M, Cottingham KL, Cubadda F, Ginsberg GL, Goodale BC, Kurzius-Spencer M, Meharg AA, Miller M, Nigra AE, Pendergrast CB, Raab A, Reimer K, Scheckel KG, Schwerdtle T, Taylor VF, Tokar EJ, Warczak TM, Karagas MR. 2018. Opportunities and challenges for dietary arsenic intervention. Environ Health Perspect 126(8):084503-1-6. doi:10.1289/EHP3997 PMID:30235424 PMCID:PMC6375412
  • Ricachenevsky FK, Punshon T, Lee S, Oliveira BH, Trenz TS, Maraschin FD, Hindt MN, Danku JM, Salt DE, Fett JP, Guerinot ML. 2018. Elemental profiling of rice FOX lines leads to characterization of a new Zn plasma membrane transporter, OsZIP7. Front Plant Sci 9:865. doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.00865 PMID:30018622 PMCID:PMC6037872


  • Chu H, Car S, Socha AL, Hindt MN, Punshon T, Guerinot ML. 2017. The Arabidopsis MTP8 transporter determines the localization of manganese and iron in seeds. Sci Rep 7:10. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11250-9 PMID:28887568 PMCID:PMC5591227
  • Hindt MN, Akmakjian GZ, Pivarski KL, Punshon T, Baxter I, Salt DE, Guerinot ML. 2017. BRUTUS and its paralongs, BTS LIKE1 and BTS LIKE2, encode important negative regulators of the iron deficiency response in Arabidopsis thaliana. Metallomics 9:876-890. doi:10.1039/c7mt00152e PMID:28620661
  • Punshon T, Jackson BP, Meharg AA, Warczack T, Scheckel KG, Guerinot ML. 2017. Understanding arsenic dynamics in agronomic systems to predict and prevent uptake by crop plants. Sci Total Environ 581-582:209-220. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.111 PMID:28043702 PMCID:PMC5303541


  • Mary V, Schnell Ramos M, Gillet C, Socha AL, Giraudat J, Agorio A, Merlot S, Clairet C, Kim SA, Punshon T, Guerinot ML, Thomine S. 2015. Bypassing iron storage in endodermal vacuoles rescues the iron mobilization defect in the natural resistance associated-macrophage protein3natural resistance associated-macrophage protein4 Double Mutant. Plant Physiol 169(1):748-759. doi:10.1104/pp.15.00380 PMID:26232490 PMCID:PMC4577389
  • Stanton BA, Caldwell KL, Congdon CB, Disney J, Donahue M, Ferguson E, Flemings E, Golden M, Guerinot ML, Highman J, James K, Kim C, Lantz RC, Marvinney RG, Miller D, Navas-Acien A, Nordstrom D, Postema S, Rardin LR, Rosen BP, Sengupta A, Shaw JR, Stanton E, Susca P. 2015. MDI biological laboratory arsenic summit: approaches to limiting human exposure to arsenic. Curr Environ Health Rep 2(3):329-337. doi:10.1007/s40572-015-0057-9 PMID:26231509 PMCID:PMC4522277


  • Norton GJ, Douglas A, Lahner B, Yakubova E, Guerinot ML, Pinson SR, Tarpley L, Eizenga GC, McGrath SP, Zhao F, Islam M, Islam S, Duan G, Zhu Y, Salt DE, Meharg AA, Price AH. 2014. Genome wide association mapping of grain arsenic, copper, molybdenum and zinc in rice (Oryza sativa L) grown at four international field sites. PLoS One 9(2):e89685. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089685 PMID:24586963 PMCID:PMC3934919


  • McDowell SC, Akmakjian GZ, Sladek C, Mendoza-Cozatl DG, Morrissey JB, Saini N, Mittler R, Baxter I, Salt DE, Ward JM, Schroeder JI, Guerinot ML, Harper JF. 2013. Elemental concentrations in the seed of mutants and natural variants of Arabidopsis thaliana grown under varying soil conditions. PLoS One 8(5):e63014. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063014 PMID:23671651 PMCID:PMC3646034
  • Schroeder JI, Delhaize E, Frommer WB, Guerinot ML, Harrison MJ, Herrera-Estrella L, Horie T, Kochian LV, Munns R, Nishizawa NK, Tsay Y, Sanders D. 2013. Using membrane transporters to improve crops for sustainable food production. Nature 497:60-66. doi:10.1038/nature11909 PMID:23636397 PMCID:PMC3954111



  • Carey A, Norton GJ, Deacon C, Scheckel KG, Lombi E, Punshon T, Guerinot ML, Lanzirotti A, Newville M, Choi Y, Price AH, Meharg AA. 2011. Phloem transport of arsenic species from flag leaf to grain during grain filling. New Phytologist 192:87-98. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03789.x PMID:21658183 PMCID:PMC3932528 (Completed with ARRA Funds)



  • Punshon T, Lanzirotti A, Li L, Alonso JM, Ecker JR, Kaplan J, Guerinot ML, Kim SA. 2006. Localization of iron in Arabidopsis seed requires the vacuolar membrane transporter VIT1. Science 314(5803):1295-1298. doi:10.1126/science.1132563 PMID:17082420


  • Lahner B, Gong J, Mahmoudian M, Smith EL, Abid KB, Rogers EE, Guerinot ML, Harper JF, Ward JM, McIntyre L, Schroeder JI, Salt DE. 2003. Genomic scale profiling of nutrient and trace elements in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nat Biotechnol 21(10):1215-1221. PMID:12949535
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