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David E Salt

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Adjunct Professor of Horticulture

Awards & Honors

(2008) First prize Interactive Media Award, Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. NSF/AAAS.

(2003) Faculty Scholar. Purdue University.


Salt, D. E., Ensley, B. D., & Orser, C. (2005). Methods for accumulating selenium in edible Brassica. U.S. Patent No. 6,958,435. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Salt, D. E., Kambe, T., Geiser, J., Lahner, B., & Andrews, G. K. (2008). Slc39a1 to 3 (subfamily II) Zip genes in mice have unique cell-specific functions during adaptation to zinc deficiency. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 294.

Salt, D. E., Baxter, I., & Lahner, B. (2008). Ionomics and the Study of the Plant Ionome. Annual Reviews Plant Biology, 59.

Zhang, M., Ouyang, Q., Kane, M. D., Salt, D. E., Prabhakar, S., Burgner, J., . . . Zhang, X. (2008). Interactive analysis of systems biology molecular expression data. BMC Syst Biology, 2. Retrieved from

Gustin, J. L., Loureiro, M. E., Kim, D., Na, G., Tikhonova, M., & Salt, D. E. (in press). MTP1-dependent Zn Sequestration into Shoot Vacuole’s Suggests Dual Roles in Zn Tolerance and Accumulation in Zn Hyperaccumulating Plants. Plant Journal, 57.

Ward, J. T., Lahner, B., Salt, D. E., & Yakubova, E. (2008). The effect of iron on the primary root elongation of Arabidopsis during phosphate deficiency. Plant Physiology, 147.

Kerkeb, L., Mukherjee, I., Chatterjee, I., Lahner, B., Salt, D. E., & Connolly, E. L. (2008). Iron-Induced Turnover of the Arabidopsis IRT1 Metal Transporter Requires Lysine Residues. Plant Physiology, 146.

Baxter, I., Muthukumar, B., Park, H. C., Buchner, P., Lahner, B., Danku, J., . . . Salt, D. E. (2008). Variation in Molybdenum Content Across Broadly Distributed Populations of Arabidopsis thaliana is Controlled By a Mitochondrial Molybdenum Transporter (MOT1). PLoS Genetics, 4(2):e1000004. Retrieved from doi/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000004.

Salt, D. E., Baxter, I., Vitek O, *, Lahner, B., Muthukamar, B., Borghi, M., . . . Guerinot, M. L. (2008). The leaf ionome as a multivariable system to detct a plant’s physiological status. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 105.

Ellis, D. R., Gumaelius, L., Indriolo, E., Pickering, I. J., Banks, J. A., & Salt, D. E. (2006). Isolation and characterization of a unique arsenate reductase from the arsenic hyperaccumulating fern Pteris vittata. JBC.

Peer, W. A., Mahmoudian, M., Freeman, J. L., Lahner, B., Richards, E. L., Reeves, R. D., . . . Salt, D. E. (2006). Identifying model hyperaccumulating plants II: Germplasm analysis of 27 Brassicaceae accessions from a wide geographic area. New Phytologist.