University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Bio for Bud Etherton, Ph.D.
Bud Etherton, Ph.D.

Bud Etherton, Ph.D.

Post Doctoral Associate
Department of Pharmacology

Contact Information
(802) 656-0782
Office Location:
C-305 Given Building


I am currently working in Mark Nelson's laboratory on the roles of ion channels in urinary bladder function.


Ph.D. 1962, Washington State University
Research Area: Plant Physiology


Etherton, B. and N. Higinbotham. 1960. Transmembrane potential measurements of cells of higher plants as related to salt uptake. Science 131: 409-410.
Etherton, B. 1963. Relationship of cell transmembrane electropotential to potassium and sodium accumulation ratios in oat and pea seedlings. Plant Physiol. 38: 581-585.
Racusen, R.H. and B. Etherton. 1975. Role of membrane-bound fixed-charge changes in phytochrome-mediated Mung bean root tip adherence phenomenon. Plant Physiol. 55: 491-495.
Etherton, B. and B. Rubinstein. 1978. Evidence for amino acid-H+ co-transport in oat coleoptiles. Plant Physiol. 61: 933-937.
Kinraide, T.B. and B. Etherton. 1980. Electrical evidence for different mechanisms of uptake for basic, neutral, and acidic amino acids in oat coleoptiles. Plant Physiol. 65: 1085-1089.
D'Alton, A. and B. Etherton. 1984. Effects of fusaric acid on tomato root hair membrane potentials and ATP levels. Plant Physiol. 74: 39-42.
Olivetti, G.P., J.R. Cumming and B. Etherton. 1995. Membrane potential depolarization of root cap cells precedes aluminum tolerance in snapbean. Plant Physiol. 109: 123-129.
Etherton, B., T.J. Heppner, J.R. Cumming, and M.T. Nelson. 2004. Opposing Effects of Aluminum on Inward-Rectifier Potassium Currents in Bean Root-Tip Protoplasts. Membrane Biology. 198: 15-22.