PhD Thesis

  • Wells, D.M. (2002) Transport and compartmentation of ammonium in plants. University of London.   Download files as PDFpdf

Journals and Books

  • Pearson, J., Wells, D.M., Seller, K.J., Bennet, A.,Soares, A., Woodall, J., & Ingrouille, J. (2000) Traffic Exposure increases natural 15N and heavy metal concentrations in mosses. New Phytologist 147: 317-326.  Download files as PDFpdf
  • Wells, D.M. & Miller, A.J. (2000) Intracellular measurement of ammonium in Chara corallina using ion-selective microelectrodes. Plant & Soil 221: 105 -108. Download files as PDFpdf
  • Wells, D.M. & Miller, A.J. (2000) Ammonium-selective microelectrode measurements in plant cells. In: Nitrogen in a sustainable ecosystem from the cell to the plant. Martins-Loucao, M.A. & Lips, S.H. (Eds.) Backhuys pp 299 - 302.
  • Miller, A.J., Cookson, S.J., Smith, S.J., & Wells, D.M. (2001) The use of microelectrodes to investigate compartmentation and the transport of metabolised inorganic ions in plants. J. Exp. Bot. 52: 541-549. Download files as PDFpdf
  • Miller, A.J., Wells, D.M., Braven, J.,Ebdon, L., Le Goff, T., Clark, L.J., Whalley, W.R., Gowing, D.J.G., & Leeds-Harrison, P.B. (2003). Novel sensors for measuring soil nitrogen, water availability and strength. The BCPC International Congress: Crop Science and Technology 2003. Congress Proceedings Volume 2. pp 1107-1114. 
  • Clark, L.J., Gowing, D.J.G., Lark, R. M., Leeds-Harrison, P.B., Miller, A.J., Wells, D.M., Whalley, W.R., & Whitmore, A.P. (2005). Measurement of soil conditions for crop growth: A review. Journal of Agricultural Science 143: 347-358. 
  • Miller, A.J. & Wells, D.M. (2006). Electrochemical methods and measuring trans-membrane ion gradients. In: Plant Electrophysiology - Theory and Methods. Volkov, A.J. (Ed.) Springer-Verlag pp 15-34.
  • Miller, A.J., Fan, X., Smith, S.J., & Wells, D.M. (2007) Nitrate transport and signalling. J. Exp. Bot. (in press)


  • Wells, D. M. & Miller, A. J. (1998). Measurement of intracellular ammonium activity using ion-selective microelectrodes. Abstracts 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology, Cambridge, 9-14 August 1998 218.
  • Wells, D. M., Pearson, J. & Miller, A. J. (1999). Measurement of ammonium in plant cells using ion-selective microelectrodes. Abstracts Society for Experimental Biology Plant Transport Group Meeting, Southampton, 8-10 September 1999.
  • Wells, D. M., Pearson, J. & Miller, A. J. (2000). Development of a novel ammonium-selective microelectrode. Abstracts Society for Experimental Biology Plant Transport Group Meeting, Hatfield, 6-9 September 2000.
  • Wells, D. M., Pearson, J. & Miller, A. J. (2001). Ammonium concentrations inside root cells measured using an improved ion-selective microelectrode. Abstracts 6th International Symposium on Inorganic Nitrogen Assimilation, Reims, 8-12 July 2001 3-50.
  • Miller, A. J., Wells, D. M., Braven, J., Ebdon, L. & Le Goff, T. (2003). Soil sensors for nitrogen availability. Abstracts DEFRA AR09 Workshop, Cranfield, 14 October 2003. 




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