List of Publications:

Research Articles: 
1. Maho T, Umetsu K, Oono Y, Higaki T, Blanclaflor EB, Rahman A* (2016) Small acidic protein 1 and SCFTIR1 ubiquitin proteasome pathway act in concert to induce 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid-mediated alteration of actin in Arabidopsis roots.
*Corresponding author
Plant Journal doi: 10.1111/tpj.13433; 89: 940-956 (PDF)
2. Hanzawa T, Shibasaki K, Numata T, Kawamura K, Gaude T, Rahman A* (2013) Cellular auxin homeostasis under high temperature is regulated through a SORTING NEXIN 1 dependent
endosomal trafficking pathway.
Plant Cell doi/10.1105/tpc.113.115881; 9: 3424-3433 (PDF)
*Corresponding author
3. Nakasone A, Fujiwara M, Fukao Y, Biswas KK, Rahman A, Kawai-Yamada M, Narumi I, Uchimiya H, and Oono Y (2012) SMALL ACIDIC PROTEIN 1 acts with RUB modification
components, the COP9 signalosome and AXR1, to regulate growth and development of  Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Physiol. 160:93-105 (PDF)
4. Rahman A* , Takahashi M, Shibasaki K, Wu S, Inaba T, Tsurumi S, Baskin TI (2010) Gravitropism of Arabidopsis thaliana roots requires the polarization of PIN2 toward the root tip in
meristematic cortical cells.
Plant Cell  22: 1762-1776 (PDF)
*Corresponding author
5.Shibasaki K, Uemura M, Tsurumi S, Rahman A* (2009) Auxin response in Arabidopsis under cold stress: underlying molecular mechanisms.          
Plant Cell 21: 3823-3838 (PDF)
*Corresponding author
6. Sukumar P. Edwards KS, Rahman A, DeLong A, Muday GK (2009) PINOID kinase regulates root gravitropism through modulation of PIN2-dependent basipetal auxin transport in Arabidopsis.
Plant Physiol 150: 722-735 (PDF)
7. Xu S, Rahman A, Baskin T, Kieber J (2008) Two leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases mediate signaling, linking cell wall biosythesis and ACC synthase in Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell 20: 3065-3069 (PDF)
***This article was selected as one of the featured articles for November issue of Plant Cell.
8. Okamoto T, Tsurumi S, Shibasaki K, Obana Y, Takaji H, Oono Y, Rahman A* (2008) Genetic Dissection of Hormonal Responses in the Roots of Arabidopsis Grown under Continuous 
Mechanical Impedance.
Plant Physiol 146:    1651-1662 (PDF)
*Corresponding author
*** This article was selected as one of the featured articles for April issue of Plant Physiol by Peter V.Minorsky 
9. Biswas KK, Ooura C, Higuchi K, Miyazaki Y, Nguyen VV, Rahman A, Uchimiya H, Kiyosue T, Koshiba T, Tanaka A, Narumi I, and Oono Y  (2007) Genetic Characterization of Mutants
Resistant to the Antiauxin p-chlorophenoxyisobutyric Acid Reveals that AAR3, a Gene Encoding a  DCN1-Like Protein, regulates responses to the synthetic auxin 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic
acid in Arabidopsis roots.
Plant Physiol 145: 773-785(PDF)
10. Oikawa A, Rahman A, Yamashita T, Taira H, Kidou S (2007) Virus-induced gene silencing of P23k in barley leaf reveals morphological changes involved in secondary wall formation.
J. Exp. Bot. 58: 2617-2625 (PDF)
11. Rahman A, Bannigan A, Sulaman W, Pechter P, Blancaflor EB, Baskin TI (2007) Auxin, actin, and growth of the Arabidopsis thaliana primary root.
Plant Journal  50:  514-528 (PDF)  
***This article was evaluated as a must read article by the Faculty of 1000 Biology.
12. Rahman A, Nakasone A, Chhun T, Ooura C, Biswas KK, Uchimiya H, Tsurumi S, Baskin TI, Tanaka A, Oono Y (2006) A small acidic protein, SMAP1, mediates responses of the arabidopsis
 root to the synthetic auxin 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid.
Plant Journal  47: 788-801 (PDF)
 ***This paper was selected as featured article by the editor-in -chief of The Plant Journal and also was evaluated as  a must read article. 
13. Swarup R, Kargul J, Marchant A, Zadik D, Rahman A, Mills R, Yemm A, May S, Williams L, Millner P, Tsurumi S, Moore I, Napier R, Kerr ID, Bennett MJ (2004) Structure-Function Analysis of
the presumptive Arabidopsis Auxin Permease AUX1.
Plant Cell 16: 3069-3083 (PDF)
14. Oono Y, Ooura C, Rahman A, Aspuria ET, Hayashi KI, Tanaka A, Uchimiya H (2003) p-Chlorophenoxyisobutyricacid    impairs auxin response in Arabidopsis root.
Plant Physiol 133: 1135-1147 (PDF)
15. Ahamed A, Rahman A, Hayashi F, Ueji S, Amakawa T, Tsurumi S (2003) Isolation of chromosaponin I-specific antibody by affinity chromatography.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication (BBRC) 302: 587-592 (PDF)
16. Rahman A, Hosokawa S, Oono Y, Amakawa T, Goto N, Tsurumi S (2002) Auxin-and ethylene-response during Arabidopsis root hair development dissected by auxin influx modulators.
Plant Physiol 130: 1908-1917 (PDF)
17. Rahman A, Amakawa T, Goto N, Tsurumi S (2001) Auxin is a positive regulator for ethylene mediated response in the growth of Arabidopsis roots.
Plant Cell Physiol 42: 301-307 (PDF)
18. Rahman A, Ahamed A, Amakawa T, Goto N, Tsurumi S (2001) Chromosaponin I specifically interacts with AUX1 protein in regulating the gravitropic response of Arabidopsis roots.
Plant Physiol 125: 990-1000 (PDF)
19. Rahman A, Hosokawa S, Amakawa T, Goto N, Tsurumi S (2001) Effects of  CSI and 1-NOA on root hair developmental process of Arabidopsis.   
In proceedings of the 6th symposium of the international society of root research:  224-225 
20. Rahman A, Tsurumi S, Amakawa T, Soga K, Hoson T, Goto N, Kamisaka S (2000) Involvement of ethylene and gibberellin  signalings in Chromosaponin I-induced cell division and
cell elongation in the roots of Arabidopsis seedlings.
Plant Cell Physiol. 41: 1-9 (PDF)
21. Tsurumi S, Ishizawa K, Rahman A, Soga K, Hoson T, Goto N, Kamisaka S (2000) Effects of Chromosaponin  I and Brassinolide on the growth of roots in etiolated Arabidopsis seedlings.
J. of Plant Physiol. 156: 60-67 (PDF)
1.Rahman A* (2013) Auxin: a regulator of cold stress response. 
Physiologia Plantarum 147: 28-35; doi:10.1111/j.1399-3054.2012.01617.x (PDF)
*** Invited review for Abiotic stress issue.
2. Muday GK*, Rahman A*, Binder BM (2012) Auxin and ethylene: collaborators or competitors?
Trends in Plant Science. 17: 181-195 doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2012.02.001(PDF)
*These authors contributed equally.*** Feature review and cover article. 
3. Baskin TI, Peret B, Baluška F, Benfey PN, Bennett  M, Forde BG, Gilroy S, Helariutta Y, Hepler PK, Leyser O, Masson PH, Muday GK, Murphy AS, Poethig S, Rahman A, Roberts K, Scheres B,
Sharp RE, and Somerville C. (2010) Shootward and rootward: peak terminology for plant polarity.
Trends in Plant Science 15: 593-594 (PDF)   
* (Letter)
4. Rahman A, Tsurumi S (2002)    The unique auxin influx modulator chromosaponin I: a physiological overview.   
Plant Tissue Culture (PTC) 12: 181-194 
Book chapters
1.Shibasaki,    K, Rahman A* (2013) Auxin and temperature stress: Molecular and  cellular Perspectives.
In    Polar Auxin Transport, Signaling and  Communication in Plants 17 (eds: Chen, R and Baluska, F) pp 295-310. Springer.     
*Corresponding  author
2. Muday G K, Rahman A (2008) Auxin transport and the integration of gravitropic growth.
In Plant Tropism, (Gilroy S and Masson P, ed.). pp 47-68. Blackwell Publishing, MA, U.S.A.