Plant Science

The Plant Science Group (PSG) maintains a broad interest in understanding how plant growth and development is regulated by environmental stimuli and how plants cope with a changing environment.

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Publications

2024

Kulkarni, J., Sahoo, S. A., Herzyk, P., Barvkar, V. T., Kumar, S. A., Ravichandran, J., Samal, A., Amtmann, A., Borde, M., Suprasanna, P., Srivastava, A. K. (2024) Early-responsive molecular signatures associated with halophytic adaptation in Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) Plant, Cell and Environment, 47, pp. 961-975. (doi: 10.1111/pce.14767)

Liu, W., Giuriani, G., Havlikova, A., Li, D., Lamont, D. J., Neugart, S., Velanis, C. N., Petersen, J., Hoecker, U., Christie, J. M., Jenkins, G. (2024) Phosphorylation of Arabidopsis UVR8 photoreceptor modulates protein interactions and responses to UV-B radiation. Nature Communications, 15, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-024-45575-7)

Busch, F. A., Ainsworth, E. A., Amtmann, A., Cavanagh, A. P., Driever, S. M., Ferguson, J. N., Kromdijk, J., Lawson, T., Leakey, A. D. B., Matthews, J. S. A., Meacham‐Hensold, K., Vath, R. L., Vialet‐Chabrand, S., Walker, B. J., Papanatsiou, M. (2024) A guide to photosynthetic gas exchange measurements: fundamental principles, best practice and potential pitfalls. Plant, Cell and Environment, (doi: 10.1111/pce.14815)

Baena, G., Xia, L., Waghmare, S., Yu, Z., Guo, Y., Blatt, M. R., Zhang, B., Karnik, R. (2024) Arabidopsis SNARE SYP132 impacts on PIP2;1 trafficking and function in salinity stress. Plant Journal, (doi: 10.1111/tpj.16649)

Tikhonova, I., Zhang, X., Guseinov, A.-A., Jenkins, L., Li, K., Milligan, G., Zhang, C. (2024) Structural basis for the ligand recognition and signaling of free fatty acid receptors. Science Advances, 10, (doi: 10.1126/sciadv.adj2384)

Blatt, M. R. (2024) A charged existence: a century of transmembrane ion transport in plants. Plant Physiology, (doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiad630)

Shahzad, Z., Tournaire‐Roux, C., Canut, M., Adamo, M., Roeder, J., Verdoucq, L., Martinière, A., Amtmann, A., Santoni, V., Grill, E., Loudet, O., Maurel, C. (2024) Protein kinase SnRK2. 4 is a key regulator of aquaporins and root hydraulics in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal, 117, pp. 264-279. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.16494)

2023

Barki, N., Jenkins, L., Marsango, S., Dedeo, D., Bolognini, D., Dwomoh, L., Abdelmalik, A. M., Nilsen, M., Stoffels, M., Nagel, F., Schulz, S., Tobin, A. B., Milligan, G. (2023) Phosphorylation bar-coding of free fatty acid receptor 2 is generated in a tissue-specific manner. eLife, 12, (doi: 10.7554/eLife.91861)

Silva-Alvim, F. A.L., Alvim, J. C., Harvey, A., Blatt, M. R. (2023) Speedy stomata of a C4 plant correlate with enhanced K+ channel gating. Plant, Cell and Environment, (doi: 10.1111/pce.14775)

Zhang, J., Nirmala, J., Chen, S., Jost, M., Steuernagel, B., Karafiatova, M., Hewitt, T., Li, H., Edae, E., Sharma, K., Hoxha, S., Bhatt, D., Antoniou Kourounioti, R. L., Dodds, P., Wulff, B. B.H., Dolezel, J., Ayliffe, M., Hiebert, C., McIntosh, R., Dubcovsky, J., Zhang, P., Rouse, M. N., Lagudah, E. (2023) Single amino acid change alters specificity of the multi-allelic wheat stem rust resistance locus SR9. Nature Communications, 14, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42747-9)

Nguyen, T.-H., Silva-Alvim, F. A. L., Hills, A., Blatt, M. R. (2023) OnGuard3e: a predictive, ecophysiology‐ready tool for gas exchange and photosynthesis research. Plant, Cell and Environment, 46, pp. 3644-3658. (doi: 10.1111/pce.14674)

James, A. B., Sharples, C., Laird, J., Armstrong, E. M., Guo, W., Tzioutziou, N., Zhang, R., Brown, J. W.S., Nimmo, H., Jones, M. (2023) REVEILLE2 thermosensitive splicing: a molecular basis for the integration of nocturnal temperature information by the Arabidopsis circadian clock. New Phytologist, (doi: 10.1111/nph.19339)

Ward, J., Lyall, L. M., Cullen, B., Strawbridge, R. J., Zhu, X., Stanciu, I., Aman, A., Niedzwiedz, C. L., Anderson, J., Bailey, M. E.S., Lyall, D. M., Pell, J. P. (2023) Consistent effects of the genetics of happiness across the lifespan and ancestries in multiple cohorts. Scientific Reports, 13, (doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-43193-9)

Quint, M. et al. (2023) 25 years of thermomorphogenesis research: milestones and perspectives. Trends in Plant Science, 28, pp. 1089-1100. (doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2023.07.001)

Madsen, M. A., Semerdzhiev, S., Twigg, J. D., Moss, C., Bavington, C. D., Amtmann, A. (2023) Environmental modulation of exopolysaccharide production in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis 6803. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 107, pp. 6121-6134. (doi: 10.1007/s00253-023-12697-9)

Harris, C. J., Amtmann, A., Ton, J. (2023) Epigenetic processes in plant stress priming: open questions and new approaches. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 75, (doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2023.102432)

Ganguly, A., Quon, T., Jenkins, L., Joseph, B., Al-awar, R., Chevigne, A., Tobin, A. B., Uehling, D. E., Hoffmann, C., Drube, J., Milligan, G. (2023) G protein-receptor kinases 5/6 are the key regulators of G protein-coupled receptor 35-arrestin interactions. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 299, (doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.105218)

Prasetyaningrum, P., Litthauer, S., Vegliani, F., Battle, M. W., Wood, M. W., Liu, X., Dickson, C., Jones, M. A. (2023) Inhibition of RNA degradation integrates the metabolic signals induced by osmotic stress into the Arabidopsis circadian system. Journal of Experimental Botany, 74, pp. 5805-5819. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/erad274)

Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Supekar, S., Cao, X., Zhou, J., Dang, J., Chen, S., Jenkins, L., Marsango, S., Li, X., Liu, G., Milligan, G., Feng, M., Fan, H., Gong, W., Zhang, C. (2023) Pro-phagocytic function and structural basis of GPR84 signaling. Nature Communications, 14, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-41201-0)

Perrella, G., Fasano, C., Donald, N. A., Daddiego, L., Fang, W., Martignago, D., Carr, C., Conti, L., Herzyk, P., Amtmann, A. (2023) Histone Deacetylase Complex 1 and Histone 1 epigenetically moderate stress responsiveness of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings. New Phytologist, (doi: 10.1111/nph.19165)

Antoniou-Kourounioti, R. L., Meschichi, A., Reeck, S., Berry, S., Menon, G., Zhao, Y., Fozard, J., Holmes, T., Zhao, L., Wang, H., Hartley, M., Dean, C., Rosa, S., Howard, M. (2023) Integrating analog and digital modes of gene expression at Arabidopsis FLC. eLife, 12, (doi: 10.7554/elife.79743)

Nguyen, T. B.-A., Lefoulon, C., Nguyen, T.-H., Blatt, M. R., Carroll, W. (2023) Engineering stomata for enhanced carbon capture and water-use efficiency. Trends in Plant Science, (doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2023.06.002)

Karnik, R., Blatt, M. R. (2023) Analyzing protein–protein interactions using the split-ubiquitin system. Humana Press

Auge, G., Hankofer, V., Groth, M., Antoniou-Kourounioti, R., Ratikainen, I., Lampei, C. (2023) Plant environmental memory: implications, mechanisms, and opportunities for plant scientists and beyond. AoB Plants, 15, (doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plad032)

Trovato, M., Brini, F., Mseddi, K., Rhizopoulou, S., Jones, M. A. (2023) A holistic and sustainable approach linked to drought tolerance of Mediterranean crops. Frontiers in Plant Science, 14, (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1167376)

Cullen, B., Gameroff, M. J., Ward, J., Bailey, M. E.S., Lyall, D. M., Lyall, L. M., MacSweeney, N., Murphy, E., Sangha, N., Shen, X., Strawbridge, R. J., van Dijk, M. T., Zhu, X., Smith, D. J., Talati, A., Whalley, H. C., Cavanagh, J., Weissman, M. M. (2023) Cognitive function in people with familial risk of depression. JAMA Psychiatry, 80, pp. 610-620. (doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.0716)

Horiuchi, K., Uragami, C., Tao, R., Kosumi, D., Cogdell, R. J., Hashimoto, H. (2023) Excited-state dynamics of all the mono-cis and the major di-cis isomers of β-apo-8′-carotenal as revealed by femtosecond time-resolved transient absorption spectroscopy. Molecules, 28, (doi: 10.3390/molecules28114424)

Valentini, A., Schultz-Knudsen, K., Højgaard Hansen, A., Tsakoumagkou, A., Jenkins, L., Christensen, H. B., Manandhar, A., Milligan, G., Ulven, T., Rexen Ulven, E. (2023) Discovery of potent tetrazole free fatty acid receptor 2 antagonists. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 66, pp. 6105-6121. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.2c01935)

Simkin, A. J., Alqurashi, M., Lopez-Calcagno, P. E., Headland, L. R., Raines, C. A. (2023) Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunits A and B are essential to maintain photosynthetic efficiency. Plant Physiology, (doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiad256)

Waksman, T., Suetsugu, N., Hermanowicz, P., Ronald, J., Sullivan, S., Łabuz, J., Christie, J. M. (2023) Phototropin phosphorylation of ROOT PHOTOTROPISM 2 and its role in mediating phototropism, leaf positioning and chloroplast accumulation movement in arabidopsis. Plant Journal, 114, pp. 390-402. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.16144)

Cupellini, L., Qian, P., Nguyen-Phan, T. C., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. J. (2023) Quantum chemical elucidation of a sevenfold symmetric bacterial antenna complex. Photosynthesis Research, 156, pp. 75-87. (doi: 10.1007/s11120-022-00925-8)

Adam, S., Zheng, D., Klein, A., Volz, C., Mullen, W., Shirran, S. L., Smith, B. O., Kalinina, O. V., Müller, R., Koehnke, J. (2023) Unusual peptide-binding proteins guide pyrroloindoline alkaloid formation in crocagin biosynthesis. Nature Chemistry, 15, pp. 560-568. (doi: 10.1038/s41557-023-01153-w)

Alvim, J. C., Bolt, R. M., An, J., Kamisugi, Y., Cuming, A., Silva-Alvim, F. A. L., Concha, J. O., daSilva, L. L. P., Hu, M., Hirsz, D., Denecke, J. (2023) The K/HDEL receptor does not recycle but instead acts as a Golgi-gatekeeper. Nature Communications, 14, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-37056-0)

Arora, S. et al. (2023) A wheat kinase and immune receptor form host-specificity barriers against the blast fungus. Nature Plants, 9, pp. 385-392. (doi: 10.1038/s41477-023-01357-5)

Gallusci, P., Agius, D. R., Moschou, P. N., Dobránszki, J., Kaiserli, E., Martinelli, F. (2023) Deep inside the epigenetic memories of stressed plants. Trends in Plant Science, 28, pp. 142-153. (doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2022.09.004)

Queiroz, M. V., Battle, M. W., Jones, M. A. (2023) Interactions between photosynthesis and the circadian system. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

McInnes, K. J., van der Hooft, J. J.J., Sharma, A., Herzyk, P., Hundleby, P. A.C., Schoonbeek, H.-J., Amtmann, A., Ridout, C., Jenkins, G. I. (2023) Overexpression of Brassica napus COMT1 in Arabidopsis heightens UV-B-mediated resistance to Plutella xylostella herbivory. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 22, pp. 2341-2356. (doi: 10.1007/s43630-023-00455-9)

2022

Seale, M., Zhdanov, O., Soons, M. B., Cummins, C., Kroll, E., Blatt, M. R., Zare-Behtash, H., Busse, A., Mastropaolo, E., Bullock, J. M., Viola, I. M., Nakayama, N. (2022) Environmental morphing enables informed dispersal of the dandelion diaspore. eLife, 11, (doi: 10.7554/eLife.81962)

Elvers, I., Nguyen Phan, T. C., Gardiner, A. T., Hunter, C. N., Cogdell, R. J., Köhler, J. (2022) Phasor analysis reveals multicomponent fluorescence kinetics in the LH2 complex from Marichromatium purpuratum. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 126, pp. 10335-10346. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.2c04983)

Duan, H.-G., Jha, A., Chen, L., Tiwari, V., Cogdell, R. J., Ashraf, K., Prokhorenko, V. I., Thorwart, M., Miller, R. J. D. (2022) Quantum coherent energy transport in the Fenna–Matthews–Olson complex at low temperature. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119, pp. e2212630119. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.2212630119)

Kowalczyk, D., Nakasone, M. A., Smith, B. O., Huang, D. T. (2022) Bivalent binding of p14ARF to MDM2 RING and acidic domains inhibits E3 ligase function. Life Science Alliance, 5, (doi: 10.26508/lsa.202201472)

Lieberman-Lazarovich, M., Kaiserli, E., Bucher, E., Mladenov, V. (2022) Natural and induced epigenetic variation for crop improvement. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 70, (doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2022.102297)

Wu, F., Finkelstein-Shapiro, D., Wang, M., Rosenkampff, I., Yartsev, A., Pascher, T., Nguyen- Phan, T. C., Cogdell, R., Börjesson, K., Pullerits, T. (2022) Optical cavity-mediated exciton dynamics in photosynthetic light harvesting 2 complexes. Nature Communications, 13, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-34613-x)

Teige, M., Jones, M., Toledo-Ortiz, G. (2022) Plant organellar signalling—back and forth and intertwined with cellular signalling. Journal of Experimental Botany, 73, pp. 7103-7104. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/erac383)

Horaruang, W., Klejchová, M., Carroll, W., Silva-Alvim, F. A.L., Waghmare, S., Papanatsiou, M., Amtmann, A., Hills, A., Alvim, J. C., Blatt, M. R., Zhang, B. (2022) Engineering a K+ channel 'sensory antenna' enhances stomatal kinetics, water use efficiency and photosynthesis. Nature Plants, 8, pp. 1262-1274. (doi: 10.1038/s41477-022-01255-2)

Eshel, G., Duppen, N., Wang, G., Oh, D.‐H., Kazachkova, Y., Herzyk, P., Amtmann, A., Gordon, M., Chalifa‐Caspi, V., Oscar, M. A., Bar‐David, S., Marshall‐Colon, A., Dassanayake, M., Barak, S. (2022) Positive selection and heat‐response transcriptomes reveal adaptive features of the Brassicaceae desert model, Anastatica hierochuntica. New Phytologist, 236, pp. 1006-1026. (doi: 10.1111/nph.18411)

Fang, W., Vellutini, E., Perrella, G., Kaiserli, E. (2022) TANDEM ZINC-FINGER/PLUS3 regulates phytochrome B abundance and signaling to fine-tune hypocotyl growth. Plant Cell, 34, pp. 4213-4231. (doi: 10.1093/plcell/koac236)

Gracie, J., Zamberlan, F., Andrews, I. B., Smith, B. O., Peveler, W. J. (2022) Growth of plasmonic nanoparticles for aging cask-matured whisky. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 5, pp. 15362-15368. (doi: 10.1021/acsanm.2c03406)

Miguel-Romero, L., Alqasmi, M., Bacarizo, J., Tan, J. A., Cogdell, R. J., Chen, J., Byron, O., Christie, G. E., Marina, A., Penadés, J. R. (2022) Non-canonical Staphylococcus aureus pathogenicity island repression. Nucleic Acids Research, 50, pp. 11109-11127. (doi: 10.1093/nar/gkac855)

Qian, P., Nguyen-Phan, T. C., Gardiner, A. T., Croll, T. I., Roszak, A. P., Southall, J., Jackson, P. J., Vasilev, C., Castro-Hartmann, P., Sader, K., Hunter, C. N., Cogdell, R. J. (2022) Cryo-EM structures of light-harvesting 2 complexes from Rhodopseudomonas palustris reveal the molecular origin of absorption tuning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117, (doi: 10.1073/pnas.2210109119)

Patitaki, E., Schivre, G., Zioutopoulou, A., Perrella, G., Bourbousse, C., Barneche, F., Kaiserli, E. (2022) Light, chromatin, action: nuclear events regulating light signaling in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist, 236, pp. 333-349. (doi: 10.1111/nph.18424)

Ryan, S. M., Ruscher, R., Johnston, W. A., Pickering, D. A., Kennedy, M. W., Smith, B. O., Jones, L., Buitrago, G., Field, M. A., Esterman, A. J., McHugh, C. P., Browne, D. J., Cooper, M. M., Ryan, R. Y. M., Doolan, D. L., Engwerda, C. R., Miles, K., Mitreva, M., Croese, J., Rahman, T., Alexandrov, K., Giacomin, P. R., Loukas, A. (2022) Novel antiinflammatory biologics shaped by parasite–host coevolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119, (doi: 10.1073/pnas.2202795119)

Mahindra, A., Jenkins, L., Marsango, S., Huggett, M., Huggett, M., Robinson, L., Gillespie, J., Rajamanickam, M., Morrison, A., McElroy, S., Tikhonova, I. G., Milligan, G., Jamieson, A. G. (2022) Investigating the structure–activity relationship of 1,2,4-triazine G-protein-coupled receptor 84 (GPR84) antagonists. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 65, pp. 11270-11290. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.2c00804)

Liao, X., Jenkins, G. I. (2022) Cysteines have a role in conformation of the UVR8 photoreceptor. Plant Journal, 111, pp. 583-594. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.15841)

Baena, G., Xia, L., Waghmare, S., Karnik, R. (2022) SNARE SYP132 mediates divergent trafficking of H+-ATPase AHA1 and antimicrobial PR1 during bacterial pathogenesis. Plant Physiology, 189, pp. 1639-1661. (doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiac149)

Kjeldsen, A., Kay, J. E., Baxter, S., McColm, S., Serrano-Amatriain, C., Parker, S., Robb, E., Arnold, S. A., Gilmour, C., Raper, A., Robertson, G., Fleming, R., Smith, B. O., Fotheringham, I. G., Christie, J. M., Magneschi, L. (2022) The fluorescent protein iLOV as a reporter for screening of high‐yield production of antimicrobial peptides in Pichia pastoris. Microbial Biotechnology, 15, pp. 2126-2139. (doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.14034)

Marsango, S., Barki, N., Jenkins, L., Tobin, A. B., Milligan, G. (2022) Therapeutic validation of an orphan G protein-coupled receptor: the case of GPR84. British Journal of Pharmacology, 179, pp. 3529-3541. (doi: 10.1111/bph.15248)

Marsango, S., Jenkins, L., Pediani, J. D., Bradley, S. J., Ward, R. J., Hesse, S., Biener, G., Stoneman, M. R., Tobin, A. B., Raicu, V., Milligan, G. (2022) The M1 muscarinic receptor is present in situ as a ligand-regulated mixture of monomers and oligomeric complexes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119, (doi: 10.1073/pnas.2201103119)

de Carbonnel, M., Stormonth-Darling, J. M., Liu, W., Kuziak, D., Jones, M. A. (2022) Realising the environmental potential of vertical farming systems through advances in plant photobiology. Biology, 11, (doi: 10.3390/biology11060922)

Wang, Y., Karnik, R., Garcia-Mata, C., Hu, H. (2022) Editorial: transport and membrane traffic in stomatal biology. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.898128)

Torres Cabán, C. C., Yang, M., Lai, C., Yang, L., Subach, F. V., Smith, B. O., Piatkevich, K. D., Boyden, E. S. (2022) Tuning the sensitivity of genetically encoded fluorescent potassium indicators through structure-guided and genome mining strategies. ACS Sensors, 7, pp. 1336-1346. (doi: 10.1021/acssensors.1c02201)

Marsango, S., Ward, R. J., Jenkins, L., Butcher, A. J., Al Mahmud, Z., Dwomoh, L., Nagel, F., Schulz, S., Tikhonova, I. G., Tobin, A. B., Milligan, G. (2022) Selective phosphorylation of threonine residues defines GPR84-arrestin interactions of biased ligands. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 298, (doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2022.101932)

Thu, N. B.A., Amtmann, A., Blatt, M. R., Nguyen, T.-H. (2022) Stomata under salt stress—what can mechanistic modeling tell us? Academic Press

Tibbo, A. J., Mika, D., Dobi, S., Ling, J., McFall, A., Tejeda, G. S., Blair, C., MacLeod, R., MacQuaide, N., Gök, C., Fuller, W., Smith, B. O., Smith, G. L., Vandecasteele, G., Brand, T., Baillie, G. S. (2022) Phosphodiesterase type 4 anchoring regulates cAMP signaling to Popeye domain-containing proteins. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 165, pp. 86-102. (doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2022.01.001)

Zioutopoulou, A., Patitaki, E., O'Donnell, L., Kaiserli, E. (2022) Low fluence ultraviolet-B promotes ultraviolet resistance 8-modulated flowering in Arabidopsis. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.840720)

Barki, N., Bolognini, D., Börjesson, U., Jenkins, L., Riddell, J., Hughes, D. I., Ulven, T., Hudson, B. D., Rexen Ulven, E., Dekker, N., Tobin, A. B., Milligan, G. (2022) Chemogenetics defines the roles of short chain fatty acid receptors within the gut-brain axis. eLife, 11, (doi: 10.7554/eLife.73777)

Divorty, N., Jenkins, L., Ganguly, A., Butcher, A. J., Hudson, B. D., Schulz, S., Tobin, A. B., Nicklin, S. A., Milligan, G. (2022) Agonist-induced phosphorylation of orthologues of the orphan receptor GPR35 functions as an activation sensor. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 298, (doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2022.101655)

Naqvi, S., He, Q., Trusch, F., Qiu, H., Pham, J., Sun, Q., Christie, J. M., Gilroy, E. M., Birch, P. R.J. (2022) Blue‐light receptor phototropin 1 suppresses immunity to promote Phytophthora infestans infection. New Phytologist, 233, pp. 2282-2293. (doi: 10.1111/nph.17929)

Knox, K. (2022) Super-resolution imaging of plasmodesmata using 3D structured illumination microscopy. Humana Press

Guarino, F., Cicatelli, A., Castiglione, S., Agius, D. R., Orhun, G. E., Fragkostefanakis, S., Leclercq, J., Dobránszki, J., Kaiserli, E., Lieberman-Lazarovich, M., Sõmera, M., Sarmiento, C., Vettori, C., Paffetti, D., Poma, A. M. G., Moschou, P. N., Gašparović, M., Yousefi, S., Vergata, C., Berger, M. M. J., Gallusci, P., Miladinović, D., Martinelli, F. (2022) An epigenetic alphabet of crop adaptation to climate change. Frontiers in Genetics, 13, (doi: 10.3389/fgene.2022.818727)

Kim, J., Nguyen-Phan, T. C., Gardiner, A. T., Yoon, T. H., Cogdell, R. J., Cho, M., Scholes, G. D. (2022) Vibrational modes promoting exciton relaxation in the B850 band of LH2. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 13, pp. 1099-1106. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c03868)

Blatt, M. R., Jezek, M., Lew, V. L., Hills, A. (2022) What can mechanistic models tell us about guard cells, photosynthesis, and water use efficiency? Trends in Plant Science, 27, pp. 166-179. (doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2021.08.010)

Nakasone, M. A., Majorek, K. A., Gabrielsen, M., Sibbet, G. J., Smith, B. O., Huang, D. T. (2022) Structure of UBE2K-Ub/E3/polyUb reveals mechanisms of K48-linked Ub chain extension. Nature Chemical Biology, 18, pp. 422-431. (doi: 10.1038/s41589-021-00952-x)

Neckebroeck, A., Kelly, S. M., Smith, B. O., Clark, J. S. (2022) Synthesis of the prototypical cyclopropyl dipeptide mimic and evaluation of its turn-inducing capability. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 87, pp. 258-270. (doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c02344)

Tank, R., Ward, J., Flegal, K. E., Smith, D. J., Bailey, M. E.S., Cavanagh, J., Lyall, D. M. (2022) Association between polygenic risk for Alzheimer’s disease, brain structure and cognitive abilities in UK Biobank. Neuropsychopharmacology, 47, pp. 564-569. (doi: 10.1038/s41386-021-01190-4)

Yukihira, N., Uragami, C., Horiuchi, K., Kosumi, D., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. J., Hashimoto, H. (2022) Intramolecular charge-transfer enhances energy transfer efficiency in carotenoid-reconstituted light-harvesting 1 complex of purple photosynthetic bacteria. Communications Chemistry, 5, (doi: 10.1038/s42004-022-00749-6)

Lyall, D. M., Quinn, T., Lyall, L. M., Ward, J., Anderson, J. J., Smith, D. J., Stewart, W., Strawbridge, R. J., Bailey, M. E.S., Cullen, B. (2022) Quantifying bias in psychological and physical health in the UK Biobank imaging sub-sample. Brain Communications, 4, (doi: 10.1093/braincomms/fcac119)

Zhdanov, O., Blatt, M. R., Zare-Behtash, H., Busse, A. (2022) Unidirectional versus bidirectional brushing: simulating wind influence on Arabidopsis thaliana. Quantitative Plant Biology, 3, (doi: 10.1017/qpb.2021.14)

2021

Scarpa, M., Molloy, C., Jenkins, L., Strellis, B., Budgett, R. F., Hesse, S., Dwomoh, L., Marsango, S., Tejeda, G. S., Rossi, M., Ahmed, Z., Milligan, G., Hudson, B. D., Tobin, A. B., Bradley, S. J. (2021) Biased M1 muscarinic receptor mutant mice show accelerated progression of prion neurodegenerative disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118, pp. e2107389118. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.2107389118)

Blatt, M. (2021) Ae fond fareweel. Plant Physiology, 187, pp. 2341-2343. (doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiab467)

Zioutopoulou, A., Patitaki, E., Xu, T., Kaiserli, E. (2021) The epigenetic mechanisms underlying thermomorphogenesis and heat stress responses in Arabidopsis. Plants, 10, (doi: 10.3390/plants10112439)

Rendón-Anaya, M., Wilson, J., Sveinsson, S., Fedorkov, A., Cottrell, J., Bailey, M. E.S., Ruņģis, D., Lexer, C., Jansson, S., Robinson, K. M., Street, N. R., Ingvarsson, P. K. (2021) Adaptive introgression facilitates adaptation to high latitudes in European aspen (Populus tremula L.) Molecular Biology and Evolution, 38, pp. 5034-5050. (doi: 10.1093/molbev/msab229)

Sullivan, S., Waksman, T., Paliogianni, D., Henderson, L., Lütkemeyer, M., Suetsugu, N., Christie, J. M. (2021) Regulation of plant phototropic growth by NPH3/RPT2-like substrate phosphorylation and 14-3-3 binding. Nature Communications, 12, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-26333-5)

Milligan, G., Jenkins, L., Marsango, S., Mancini, S., Mahmud, Z. A., Morrison, A., McElroy, S., Bennett, K., Barnes, M., Tobin, A., Tikhonova, I. (2021) Discovery and characterization of novel antagonists of the proinflammatory orphan receptor GPR84. ACS Pharmacology and Translational Science, 4, pp. 1598-1613. (doi: 10.1021/acsptsci.1c00151)

Prabhakar, A. T., James, C. D., Das, D., Otoa, R., Day, M., Burgner, J., Fontan, C. T., Wang, X., Wieland, A., Donaldson, M. M., Bristol, M. L., Li, R., Oliver, A. W., Pearl, L. H., Smith, B. O., Glass, S., Morgan, I. M. (2021) CK2 phosphorylation of human papillomavirus 16 E2 on serine 23 promotes interaction with TopBP1 and is critical for E2 interaction with mitotic chromatin and the viral life cycle. mBio, 12, (doi: 10.1128/mbio.01163-21)

Jani, B. D., Nicholl, B. I., Hanlon, P., Mair, F. S., Gill, J. M.R., Gray, S. R., Celis-Morales, C. A., Ho, F. K., Lyall, D. M., Anderson, J. J., Hastie, C. E., Bailey, M. E.S., Foster, H., Pell, J. P., Welsh, P., Sattar, N. (2021) Family history of diabetes and risk of SARS-COV-2 in UK Biobank: a prospective cohort study. Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 4, (doi: 10.1002/edm2.283)

Jezek, M., Silva-Alvim, F. A.L., Hills, A., Donald, N., Ishka, M. R., Shadbolt, J., He, B., Lawson, T., Harper, J. F., Wang, Y., Lew, V. L., Blatt, M. R. (2021) Guard cell endomembrane Ca2+-ATPases underpin a ‘carbon memory’ of photosynthetic assimilation that impacts on water-use efficiency. Nature Plants, 7, pp. 1301-1313. (doi: 10.1038/s41477-021-00966-2)

Buist, H. K., Luchowska-Stańska, U., van Basten, B., Valli, J., Smith, B. O., Baillie, G. S., Rickman, C., Ricketts, B., Davidson, A., Hannam, R., Sunderland, J., Yarwood, S. J. (2021) Identification and characterization of an affimer affinity reagent for the detection of the cAMP sensor, EPAC1. Cells, 10, (doi: 10.3390/cells10092307)

Kakoulidou, I., Avramidou, E. V., Baránek, M., Brunel-Muguet, S., Farrona, S., Johannes, F., Kaiserli, E., Lieberman-Lazarovich, M., Martinelli, F., Mladenov, V., Testillano, P. S., Vassileva, V., Maury, S. (2021) Epigenetics for crop improvement in times of global change. Biology, 10, (doi: 10.3390/biology10080766)

Kim, J., Nguyen-Phan, T. C., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. J., Scholes, G. D., Cho, M. (2021) Low-frequency vibronic mixing modulates the excitation energy flow in bacterial light-harvesting complex II. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 12, pp. 6292-6298. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c01782)

Mladenov, V., Fotopoulos, V., Kaiserli, E., Karalija, E., Maury, S., Baranek, M., Segal, N., Testillano, P. S., Vassileva, V., Pinto, G., Nagel, M., Hoenicka, H., Miladinović, D., Gallusci, P., Vergata, C., Kapazoglou, A., Abraham, E., Tani, E., Gerakari, M., Sarri, E., Avramidou, E., Gašparović, M., Martinelli, F. (2021) Deciphering the epigenetic alphabet involved in transgenerational stress memory in crops. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22, (doi: 10.3390/ijms22137118)

Morgan, D. C., Morris, C., Mahindra, A., Blair, C. M., Tejeda, G., Herbert, I., Turnbull, M. L., Lieber, G., Willett, B. J., Logan, N., Smith, B., Tobin, A. B., Bhella, D., Baillie, G. S., Jamieson, A. G. (2021) Stapled ACE2 peptidomimetics designed to target the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein do not prevent virus internalisation. Peptide Science, 113, (doi: 10.1002/pep2.24217)

Diamantopoulou, C., Christoforou, E., Dominoni, D. M., Kaiserli, E., Czyzewski, J., Mirzai, N., Spatharis, S. (2021) Wavelength-dependent effects of artificial light at night on phytoplankton growth and community structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 288, (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0525)

Zhao, Y., Zhu, P., Hepworth, J., Bloomer, R., Antoniou-Kourounioti, R. L., Doughty, J., Heckmann, A., Xu, C., Yang, H., Dean, C. (2021) Natural temperature fluctuations promote COOLAIR regulation of FLC. Genes and Development, 35, pp. 888-898. (doi: 10.1101/gad.348362.121)

Eaglesfield, R., Madsen, M. A., Sanyal, S., Reboud, J., Amtmann, A. (2021) Co-translational recruitment of ribosomes in minimal protocells recreates a translocon-independent mechanism of proteorhodopsin biogenesis. iScience, 24, (doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.102429)

Boleij, A., Fathi, P., Dalton, W., Park, B., Wu, X., Huso, D., Allen, J., Besharati, S., Anders, R. A., Housseau, F., Mackenzie, A. E., Jenkins, L., Milligan, G., Wu, S., Sears, C. L. (2021) G-protein coupled receptor 35 (GPR35) regulates the colonic epithelial cell response to enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis. Communications Biology, 4, (doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-02014-3)

Stevens, J., Jones, M. A., Lawson, T. (2021) Diverse physiological and physical responses among wild, landrace and elite barley varieties point to novel breeding opportunities. Agronomy, 11, (doi: 10.3390/agronomy11050921)

Johnston, K. J.A., Ward, J., Ray, P. R., Adams, M. J., McIntosh, A. M., Smith, B. H., Strawbridge, R. J., Price, T. J., Smith, D. J., Nicholl, B. I., Bailey, M. E.S. (2021) Sex-stratified genome-wide association study of multisite chronic pain in UK Biobank. PLoS Genetics, 17, (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1009428)

Klejchova, M., Silva-Alvim, F. A.L., Blatt, M. R., Alvim, J. C. (2021) Membrane voltage as a dynamic platform for spatio-temporal signalling, physiological and developmental regulation. Plant Physiology, 185, pp. 1523-1541. (doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiab032)

Moliner, F., Knox, K., Gordon, D., Lee, M., Tipping, W. J., Geddis, A., Reinders, A., Ward, J. M., Oparka, K., Vendrell, M. (2021) A palette of minimally tagged sucrose analogues for real‐time Raman imaging of intracellular plant metabolism. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 60, pp. 7637-7642. (doi: 10.1002/anie.202016802)

Rolczynski, B. S., Yeh, S.-H., Navotnaya, P., Lloyd, L. T., Ginzburg, A. R., Zheng, H., Allodi, M. A., Otto, J. P., Ashraf, K., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. J., Kais, S., Engel, G. S. (2021) Time-domain line-shape analysis from 2D spectroscopy to precisely determine Hamiltonian parameters for a photosynthetic complex. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 125, pp. 2812-2820. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c08012)

Christie, J. M., Zurbriggen, M. D. (2021) Optogenetics in plants. New Phytologist, 229, pp. 3108-3115. (doi: 10.1111/nph.17008)

Perrella, G., Zioutopoulou, A., Hamilton, A., Kaiserli, E. (2021) Photobody detection using immunofluorescence and super-resolution imaging in Arabidopsis. Humana

Zhdanov, O., Blatt, M. R., Zare-Behtash, H., Busse, A. (2021) Wind-evoked anemotropism affects the morphology and mechanical properties of Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 72, pp. 1906-1918. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa541)

Gardiner, A. T., Naydenova, K., Castro-Hartmann, P., Nguyen-Phan, C. T., Russo, C. J., Sader, K., Hunter, C. N., Cogdell, R. J., Qian, P. (2021) The 2.4 Å cryo-EM structure of a heptameric light-harvesting 2 complex reveals two carotenoid energy transfer pathways. Science Advances, 7, (doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abe4650)

Zhang, B., Xia, L., Zhang, Y., Wang, H., Karnik, R. (2021) Tri-SUS: a yeast split-ubiquitin assay to examine protein interactions governed by a third binding partner. Plant Physiology, 185, pp. 285-289. (doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiaa039)

Antoniou-Kourounioti, R. L., Zhao, Y., Dean, C., Howard, M. (2021) Feeling every bit of winter - distributed temperature sensitivity in vernalization. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.628726)

Thyrhaug, E., Schröter, M., Bukartė, E., Kühn, O., Cogdell, R., Hauer, J., Zigmantas, D. (2021) Intraband dynamics and exciton trapping in the LH2 complex of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila. Journal of Chemical Physics, 154, (doi: 10.1063/5.0033802)

Madsen, M. A., Hamilton, G., Herzyk, P., Amtmann, A. (2021) Environmental regulation of PndbA600, an auto-inducible promoter for two-stage industrial biotechnology in cyanobacteria. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8, (doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.619055)

Strawbridge, R. J. et al. (2021) The overlap of genetic susceptibility to schizophrenia and cardiometabolic disease can be used to identify metabolically different groups of individuals. Scientific Reports, 11, (doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79964-x)

Knuhtsen, A., Whiting, R., McWhinnie, F. S., Whitmore, C., Smith, B. O., Green, A. C., Timperley, C. M., Kinnear, K. I., Jamieson, A. G. (2021) μ-conotoxin KIIIA peptidomimetics that block human voltage-gated sodium channels. Peptide Science, 113, (doi: 10.1002/pep2.24203)

2020

Parry, G., Benitez-Alfonso, Y., Gibbs, D. J., Grant, M., Harper, A., Harrison, C. J., Kaiserli, E., Leonelli, S., May, S., McKim, S., Spoel, S., Turnbull, C., van der Hoorn, R. A.L., Murray, J. (2020) How to build an effective research network: lessons from two decades of the GARNet plant science community. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71, pp. 6881-6889. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa397)

Zhdanov, O., Blatt, M. R., Cammarano, A., Zare-Behtash, H., Busse, A. (2020) A new perspective on mechanical characterisation of Arabidopsis stems through vibration tests. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 112, (doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104041)

Butt, G. R., Qayyum, Z. A., Jones, M. A. (2020) Plant defence mechanisms are modulated by the circadian system. Biology, 9, (doi: 10.3390/biology9120454)

Labéguère, F. et al. (2020) Discovery of 9-Cyclopropylethynyl-2-((S)-1-[1,4]dioxan-2-ylmethoxy)-6,7-dihydropyrimido[6,1-a]isoquinolin-4-one (GLPG1205), a unique GPR84 negative allosteric modulator undergoing evaluation in a phase II clinical trial. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 63, pp. 13526-13545. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.0c00272)

Morris, J., Leung, S. S. Y., Bailey, M. E.S., Cullen, B., Ferguson, A., Graham, N., Johnston, K. J.A., Lyall, D. M., Lyall, L. M., Ward, J., Smith, D. J., Strawbridge, R. J. (2020) Exploring the role of contactins across psychological, psychiatric and cardiometabolic traits within UK Biobank. Genes, 11, (doi: 10.3390/genes11111326)

Inoue, S.‐I., Kaiserli, E., Zhao, X., Waksman, T., Takemiya, A., Okumura, M., Takahashi, H., Seki, M., Shinozaki, K., Endo, Y., Sawasaki, T., Kinoshita, T., Zhang, X., Christie, J. M., Shimazaki, K.‐I. (2020) CIPK23 regulates blue light-dependent stomatal opening in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal, 104, pp. 679-692. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.14955)

Mähler, N., Schiffthaler, B., Robinson, K. M., Terebieniec, B. K., Vučak, M., Mannapperuma, C., Bailey, M. E.S., Jansson, S., Hvidsten, T. R., Street, N. R. (2020) Leaf shape in Populus tremula is a complex, omnigenic trait. Ecology and Evolution, 10, pp. 11922-11940. (doi: 10.1002/ece3.6691)

Ward, J., Tunbridge, E. M., Sandor, C., Lyall, L. M., Ferguson, A., Strawbridge, R. J., Lyall, D. M., Cullen, B., Graham, N., Johnston, K. J.A., Webber, C., Escott-Price, V., O'Donovan, M., Pell, J. P., Bailey, M. E.S., Harrison, P. J., Smith, D. J. (2020) The genomic basis of mood instability: identification of 46 loci in 363,705 UK Biobank participants, genetic correlation with psychiatric disorders, and association with gene expression and function. Molecular Psychiatry, 25, pp. 3091-3099. (doi: 10.1038/s41380-019-0439-8)

de Rooij, P. G.H., Perrella, G., Kaiserli, E., van Zanten, M. (2020) The diverse and unanticipated roles of Histone deacetylase 9 in coordinating plant development and environmental acclimation. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71, pp. 6211-6225. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa335)

Battle, M. W., Vegliani, F., Jones, M. A. (2020) Shades of green: untying the knots of green photoperception. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71, pp. 5764-5770. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa312)

Jarad, M., Antoniou-Kourounioti, R. L., Hepworth, J., Qüesta, J. I. (2020) Unique and contrasting effects of light and temperature cues on plant transcriptional programs. Transcription, 11, pp. 134-159. (doi: 10.1080/21541264.2020.1820299)

Hepworth, J., Antoniou-Kourounioti, R. L., Berggren, K., Selga, C., Tudor, E. H., Yates, B., Cox, D., Rose Collier Harris, B., Irwin, J. A., Howard, M., Säll, T., Holm, S., Dean, C. (2020) Natural variation in autumn expression is the major adaptive determinant distinguishing Arabidopsis FLC haplotypes. eLife, 9, (doi: 10.7554/eLife.57671)

Chatrin, C., Gabrielsen, M., Buetow, L., Nakasone, M. A., Ahmed, S. F., Sumpton, D., Sibbet, G. J., Smith, B. O., Huang, D. T. (2020) Structural insights into ADP-ribosylation of ubiquitin by Deltex family E3 ubiquitin ligases. Science Advances, 6, (doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abc0418)

Lefoulon, C., Boxall, S. F., Hartwell, J., Blatt, M. R. (2020) Crassulacean acid metabolism guard cell anion channel activity follows transcript abundance and is suppressed by apoplastic malate. New Phytologist, 227, pp. 1847-1857. (doi: 10.1111/nph.16640)

Larson, E. R., Ortmannová, J., Donald, N. A., Alvim, J., Blatt, M. R., Žárský, V. (2020) Synergy among exocyst and SNARE interactions identifies a functional hierarchy in secretion during vegetative growth. Plant Cell, 32, pp. 2951-2963. (doi: 10.1105/tpc.20.00280)

Perrella, G., Zioutopoulou, A., Headland, L. R., Kaiserli, E. (2020) The impact of light and temperature on chromatin organisation and plant adaptation. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71, pp. 5247-5255. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa154)

Gardiner, A., Nguyen-Phan, T. C., Cogdell, R. J. (2020) A comparative look at structural variation among RC-LH1 ‘core’ complexes present in anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria. Photosynthesis Research, 145, pp. 83-96. (doi: 10.1007/s11120-020-00758-3)

Jezek, M., Hills, A., Blatt, M. R., Lew, V. L. (2020) A constraint-relaxation-recovery mechanism for stomatal dynamics. Plant, Cell and Environment, 42, pp. 2399-2410. (doi: 10.1111/pce.13568)

Liao, X., Liu, W., Yang, H.-Q., Jenkins, G. I. (2020) A dynamic model of UVR8 photoreceptor signaling in UV-B acclimated Arabidopsis. New Phytologist, 227, pp. 857-866. (doi: 10.1111/nph.16581)

Zhao, Y., Antoniou-Kourounioti, R. L., Calder, G., Dean, C., Howard, M. (2020) Temperature-dependent growth contributes to long-term cold sensing. Nature, 583, pp. 825-829. (doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2485-4)

Flütsch, S., Wang, Y., Takemiya, A., Vialet-Chabrand, S. R., Klejchova, M., Nigro, A., Hills, A., Lawson, T., Blatt, M. R., Santelia, D. (2020) Guard cell starch degradation yields glucose for rapid stomatal opening in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 32, pp. 2325-2344. (doi: 10.1105/tpc.18.00802)

Perrella, G., Vellutini, E., Zioutopoulou, A., Patitaki, E., Headland, L. R., Kaiserli, E. (2020) Let it bloom: crosstalk between light and flowering signalling in Arabidopsis. Physiologia Plantarum, 169, pp. 301-311. (doi: 10.1111/ppl.13073)

Arp, T. B., Kistner-Morris, J., Aji, V., Cogdell, R. J., van Grondelle, R., Gabor, N. M. (2020) Quieting a noisy antenna reproduces photosynthetic light-harvesting spectra. Science, 368, pp. 1490-1495. (doi: 10.1126/science.aba6630)

Klejchová, M., Hills, A., Blatt, M. R. (2020) Predicting the unexpected in stomatal gas exchange: not just an open-and-shut case. Biochemical Society Transactions, 48, pp. 881-889. (doi: 10.1042/BST20190632)

Crecente Garcia, S., Neckebroeck, A., Clark, J. S., Smith, B. O., Thomson, A. R. (2020) β-turn mimics by chemical ligation. Organic Letters, 22, pp. 4424-4428. (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c01427)

Gellings, E., Cogdell, R. J., van Hulst, N. F. (2020) Room-temperature excitation-emission spectra of single LH2 complexes show remarkably little variation. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 11, pp. 2430-2435. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c00375)

Xia, L., Marquès-Bueno, M. M., Karnik, R. (2020) Trafficking SNARE SYP132 partakes in auxin-associated root growth. Plant Physiology, 182, pp. 1836-1840. (doi: 10.1104/pp.19.01301)

Qüesta, J. I., Antoniou-Kourounioti, R. L., Rosa, S., Li, P., Duncan, S., Whittaker, C., Howard, M., Dean, C. (2020) Noncoding SNPs influence a distinct phase of Polycomb silencing to destabilize long-term epigenetic memory at Arabidopsis FLC. Genes and Development, 34, pp. 446-461. (doi: 10.1101/gad.333245.119)

Strawbridge, R. J., Ward, J., Bailey, M. E.S., Cullen, B., Ferguson, A., Graham, N., Johnston, K. J.A., Lyall, L. M., Pearsall, R., Pell, J., Shaw, R. J., Tank, R., Lyall, D. M., Smith, D. J. (2020) Carotid intima-media thickness: novel loci, sex-specific effects, and genetic correlations with obesity and glucometabolic traits in UK Biobank. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 40, pp. 446-461. (doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.119.313226)

Shahzad, Z., Eaglesfield, R., Carr, C., Amtmann, A. (2020) Cryptic variation in RNA-directed DNA-methylation controls lateral root development when auxin signaling is perturbed. Nature Communications, 11, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13927-3)

Battle, M. W., Jones, M. A. (2020) Cryptochromes integrate green light signals into the circadian system. Plant, Cell and Environment, 43, pp. 16-27. (doi: 10.1111/pce.13643)

Horaruang, W., Hills, A., Blatt, M. R. (2020) Communication between the plasma membrane and tonoplast is an emergent property of ion transport. Plant Physiology, 182, pp. 1833-1835. (doi: 10.1104/pp.19.01485)

2019

van der Woude, L. C., Perrella, G., Snoek, B. L., van Hoogdalem, M., Novák, O., van Verk, M. C., van Kooten, H. N., Zorn, L. E., Tonckens, R., Dongus, J. A., Praat, M., Stouten, E. A., Proveniers, M. C. G., Vellutini, E., Patitaki, E., Shapulatov, U., Kohlen, W., Balasubramanian, S., Ljung, K., van der Krol, A. R., Smeekens, S., Kaiserli, E., van Zanten, M. (2019) HISTONE DEACETYLASE 9 stimulates auxin-dependent thermomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana by mediating H2A.Z depletion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116, pp. 25343-25354. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1911694116)

Ward, J., Lyall, L. M., Bethlehem, R. A.I., Ferguson, A., Strawbridge, R., Lyall, D. M., Cullen, B., Graham, N., Johnston, K. J.A., Bailey, M. E.S., Murray, G. K., Smith, D. J. (2019) Novel genome-wide associations for anhedonia, genetic correlation with psychiatric disorders, and polygenic association with brain structure. Translational Psychiatry, 9, (doi: 10.1038/s41398-019-0635-y)

Johnston, K. J.A., Adams, M. J., Nicholl, B. I., Ward, J., Strawbridge, R., McIntosh, A., Smith, D. J., Bailey, M. E.S. (2019) Identification of novel common variants associated with chronic pain using conditional false discovery rate analysis with major depressive disorder and assessment of pleiotropic effects of LRFN5. Translational Psychiatry, 9, (doi: 10.1038/s41398-019-0613-4)

Waghmare, S., Lefoulon, C., Zhang, B., Lileikyte, E., Donald, N., Blatt, M. (2019) K+ channel and SEC11 binding exchange regulates SNARE assembly for secretory traffic. Plant Physiology, 181, pp. 1096-1113. (doi: 10.1104/pp.19.00919)

Taffet, E. J., Lee, B. G., Toa, Z. S. D., Pace, N., Rumbles, G., Southall, J., Cogdell, R. J., Scholes, G. D. (2019) Carotenoid nuclear reorganization and interplay of bright and dark excited states. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 123, pp. 8628-8643. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b04027)

Zhdanov, O., Busse, A., Cammarano, A., Zare-Behtash, H., Blatt, M. (2019) Effect of Wind on Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Arabidopsis Thaliana.

Sharma, A., Sharma, B., Hayes, S., Kerner, K., Hoecker, U., Jenkins, G. I., Franklin, K. A. (2019) UVR8 disrupts stabilisation of PIF5 by COP1 to inhibit plant stem elongation in sunlight. Nature Communications, 10, (doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12369-1)

Karki, K. J., Chen, J., Sakurai, A., Shi, Q., Gardiner, A. T., Kühn, O., Cogdell, R. J., Pullerits, T. (2019) Before Förster. Initial excitation in photosynthetic light harvesting. Chemical Science, 10, pp. 7923-7928. (doi: 10.1039/C9SC01888C)

Fillol-Salom, A., Bacarizo Roa, J. L., Alqasmi, M. H. H., Ciges-Tomas, J. R., Martínez-Rubio, R., Roszak, A. W., Cogdell, R. J., Chen, J., Marina, A., Penades, J. R. (2019) Hijacking the hijackers: Escherichia coli pathogenicity islands redirect helper phage packaging for their own benefit. Molecular Cell, 75, pp. 1020-1030.e4. (doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2019.06.017)

Jurić, I., Hibberd, J. M., Blatt, M., Burroughs, N. J. (2019) Computational modelling predicts substantial carbon assimilation gains for C3 plants with a single-celled C4 biochemical pump. PLoS Computational Biology, 15, (doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007373)

Gray, S., Celis-Morales, C. A., Lyall, D. M., Petermann, F., Anderson, J., Ward, J., Iliodromiti, S., Mackay, D. F., Welsh, P., Bailey, M. E.S., Pell, J., Sattar, N., Gill, J. M.R., Gray, S. R. (2019) Do physical activity, commuting mode, cardiorespiratory fitness and sedentary behaviours modify the genetic predisposition to higher BMI? Findings from a UK Biobank study. International Journal of Obesity, 43, pp. 1526-1538. (doi: 10.1038/s41366-019-0381-5)

Ibáñez-Shimabukuro, M., Rey-Burusco, M. F., Gabrielsen, M., Franchini, G. R., Riboldi-Tunnicliffe, A., Roe, A. J., Griffiths, K., Cooper, A., Córsico, B., Kennedy, M. W., Smith, B. O. (2019) Structure and ligand binding of As-p18, an extracellular fatty acid binding protein from the eggs of a parasitic nematode. Bioscience Reports, 39, (doi: 10.1042/BSR20191292)

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O'Hara, A., Headland, L. R., Díaz-Ramos, L. A., Morales, L. O., Strid, Å., Jenkins, G. I. (2019) Regulation of Arabidopsis gene expression by low fluence rate UV-B independently of UVR8 and stress signaling. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 18, pp. 1675-1684. (doi: 10.1039/C9PP00151D)

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Binti Mohd Amir, N. A.S., Mackenzie, A. E., Jenkins, L., Boustani, K., Hillier, M. C., Tsuchiya, T., Milligan, G., Pease, J. E. (2018) Evidence for the existence of a CXCL17 receptor distinct from GPR35. Journal of Immunology, 201, pp. 714-724. (doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1700884)

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Kosumi, D., Nishiguchi, T., Amao, Y., Cogdell, R.J., Hashimoto, H. (2018) Singlet and triplet excited states dynamics of photosynthetic pigment chlorophyll a investigated by sub-nanosecond pump-probe spectroscopy. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 358, pp. 374-378. (doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.09.046)

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Jenkins, G. I., Brown, B. A. (2018) UV-B perception and signal transduction. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

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Gardiner, A. T., Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Cogdell, R. J. (2018) Adaptation of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila strain 7050 to growth at different light intensities: what are the benefits to changing the type of LH2? Faraday Discussions, 207, pp. 471-489. (doi: 10.1039/C7FD00191F)

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Schröter, M., Alcocer, M. J.P., Cogdell, R. J., Kühn, O., Zigmantas, D. (2018) Origin of the two bands in the B800 ring and their involvement in the energy transfer network of Allochromatium vinosum. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 9, pp. 1340-1345. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00438)

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Ward, J., Strawbridge, R. J., Bailey, M. E.S., Graham, N., Ferguson, A., Lyall, D. M., Cullen, B., Pidgeon, L. M., Cavanagh, J., Mackay, D. F., Pell, J. P., O'Donovan, M., Escott-Price, V., Smith, D. J. (2017) Genome-wide analysis in UK Biobank identifies four loci associated with mood instability and genetic correlation with major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder and schizophrenia. Translational Psychiatry, 7, (doi: 10.1038/s41398-017-0012-7)

Jenkins, G. I. (2017) Photomorphogenic responses to ultraviolet-B light. Plant, Cell and Environment, 40, pp. 2544-2557. (doi: 10.1111/pce.12934)

Wang, Y., Hills, A., Vialet-Chabrand, S., Papanatsiou, M., Griffiths, H., Rogers, S., Lawson, T., Lew, V. L., Blatt, M. R. (2017) Unexpected connections between humidity and ion transport discovered using a model to bridge guard cell-to-leaf scales. Plant Cell, 29, pp. 2921-2939. (doi: 10.1105/tpc.17.00694)

Kell, A., Jassas, M., Hacking, K., Cogdell, R. J., Jankowiak, R. (2017) On light-induced photoconversion of B800 bacteriochlorophylls in the LH2 antenna of the purple sulfur bacterium Allochromatium vinosum. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 121, pp. 9999-10006. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b06185)

Gabrielsen, M., Buetow, L., Nakasone, M. A., Ahmed, S. F., Sibbet, G. J., Smith, B. O., Zhang, W., Sidhu, S. S., Huang, D. T. (2017) A general strategy for discovery of inhibitors and activators of RING and U-box E3 ligases with ubiquitin variants. Molecular Cell, 68, pp. 456-470.e10. (doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.09.027)

Larson, E. R., Van Zelm, E., Roux, C., Marion-Poll, A., Blatt, M. R. (2017) Clathrin Heavy Chain subunits coordinate endo- and exocytic traffic and affect stomatal movement. Plant Physiology, 175, pp. 708-720. (doi: 10.1104/pp.17.00970)

Shahzad, Z., Amtmann, A. (2017) Food for thought: how nutrients regulate root system architecture. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 39, pp. 80-87. (doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.06.008)

Symes, M., Cogdell, R., Macdonald, L., McGlynn, J., Irvine, N., Alshibane, I., Bloor, L., Rausch, B., Hargreaves, J. S.J., Cronin, L. (2017) Using earth abundant materials for the catalytic evolution of hydrogen from electron-coupled proton buffers. Sustainable Energy and Fuels, 1, pp. 1782-1787. (doi: 10.1039/C7SE00334J)

Magennis, S., Toulmin, A., Baltierra-Jasso, L. E., Morten, M. J., Sabir, T., McGlynn, P., Schröder, G. F., Smith, B. O., Magennis, S. W. (2017) Conformational heterogeneity in a fully-complementary DNA three-way junction with a GC-rich branchpoint. Biochemistry, 56, pp. 4985-4991. (doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00677)

Bahey, N. G., Gadalla, K. K.E., McGonigal, R., Bailey, M. E.S., Edgar, J. M., Cobb, S. R. (2017) Reduced axonal diameter of peripheral nerve fibres in a mouse model of Rett syndrome. Neuroscience, 358, pp. 261-268. (doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.06.061)

Kuznetsova, V., Southall, J., Cogdell, R. J., Fuciman, M., Polívka, T. (2017) Spectroscopic properties of the S1 state of linear carotenoids after excess energy excitation. Chemical Physics Letters, 683, pp. 448-453. (doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2017.03.009)

McIntosh, A., Meikle, L. M., Ormsby, M. J., McCormick, B. A., Christie, J. M., Brewer, J. M., Roberts, M., Wall, D. M. (2017) SipA activation of caspase-3 is a decisive mediator of host cell survival at early stages of Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium Infection. Infection and Immunity, 85, (doi: 10.1128/IAI.00393-17)

Petersen, J., Inoue, S.-i., Kelly, S. M., Sullivan, S., Kinoshita, T., Christie, J. M. (2017) Functional characterization of a constitutively active kinase variant of Arabidopsis phototropin 1. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 292, pp. 13843-13852. (doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.799643)

Duan, H.-G., Prokhorenko, V. I., Cogdell, R. J., Ashraf, K., Stevens, A. L., Thorwart, M., Miller, R.J. D. (2017) Nature does not rely on long-lived electronic quantum coherence for photosynthetic energy transfer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114, pp. 8493-8498. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702261114)

Spies, M., Smith, B. O. (2017) Protein-nucleic acids interactions: new ways of connecting structure, dynamics and function. Biophysical Reviews, 9, pp. 289-291. (doi: 10.1007/s12551-017-0284-4)

Cai, S., Papanatsiou, M., Blatt, M. R., Chen, Z.-H. (2017) Speedy grass stomata: emerging molecular and evolutionary features. Molecular Plant, 10, pp. 912-914. (doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2017.06.002)

Gadalla, K. K.E., Vudhironarit, T., Hector, R. D., Sinnett, S., Bahey, N. G., Bailey, M. E.S., Gray, S. J., Cobb, S. R. (2017) Development of a novel AAV gene therapy cassette with improved safety features and efficacy in a mouse model of Rett syndrome. Molecular Therapy: Methods and Clinical Development, 5, pp. 180-190. (doi: 10.1016/j.omtm.2017.04.007)

Sinnett, S. E., Hector, R. D., Gadalla, K. K.E., Heindel, C., Chen, D., Zaric, V., Bailey, M. E.S., Cobb, S. R., Gray, S. J. (2017) Improved MECP2 gene therapy extends the survival of MeCP2-null mice without apparent toxicity after intracisternal delivery. Molecular Therapy: Methods and Clinical Development, 5, pp. 106-115. (doi: 10.1016/j.omtm.2017.04.006)

Kell, A., Jassas, M., Acharya, K., Hacking, K., Cogdell, R. J., Jankowiak, R. (2017) Conformational complexity in the LH2 antenna of the purple sulfur bacterium Allochromatium vinosum revealed by hole-burning spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 121, pp. 4435-4446. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b03188)

Riedelsberger, J., Blatt, M. R. (2017) Editorial: Roots—the hidden provider. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8, (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01021)

Yukihira, N., Sugai, Y., Fujiwara, M., Kosumi, D., Iha, M., Sakaguchi, K., Katsumura, S., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. J., Hashimoto, H. (2017) Strategies to enhance the excitation energy-transfer efficiency in a light-harvesting system using the intra-molecular charge transfer character of carotenoids. Faraday Discussions, 198, pp. 59-71. (doi: 10.1039/c6fd00211k)

Cai, S., Chen, G., Wang, Y., Huang, Y., Marchant, B., Wang, Y., Yang, Q., Dai, F., Hills, A., Franks, P. J., Nevo, E., Soltis, D., Soltis, P., Sessa, E., Wolf, P. G., Xue, D., Zhang, G., Pogson, B. J., Blatt, M. R., Chen, Z.-H. (2017) Evolutionary conservation of ABA signaling for stomatal closure in ferns. Plant Physiology, 174, pp. 732-747. (doi: 10.1104/pp.16.01848)

Vialet-Chabrand, S., Hills, A., Wang, Y., Griffiths, H., Lew, V. L., Lawson, T., Blatt, M. R., Rogers, S. (2017) Global sensitivity analysis of OnGuard models identifies key hubs for transport interaction in stomatal dynamics. Plant Physiology, 174, pp. 680-688. (doi: 10.1104/pp.17.00170)

Kaspersen, M. H., Jenkins, L., Dunlop, J., Milligan, G., Ulven, T. (2017) Succinct synthesis of saturated hydroxy fatty acids and in vitro evaluation of all hydroxylauric acids on FFA1, FFA4 and GPR84. MedChemComm, 8, pp. 1360-1365. (doi: 10.1039/c7md00130d)

Vialet-Chabrand, S. R.M., Matthews, J. S.A., McAusland, L., Blatt, M. R., Griffiths, H., Lawson, T. (2017) Temporal dynamics of stomatal behavior: modeling and implications for photosynthesis and water use. Plant Physiology, 174, pp. 603-613. (doi: 10.1104/pp.17.00125)

Jezek, M., Blatt, M. R. (2017) The membrane transport system of the guard cell and its integration for stomatal dynamics. Plant Physiology, 174, pp. 487-519. (doi: 10.1104/pp.16.01949)

Amtmann, A., Shahzad, Z. (2017) To respond or not to respond? Natural variation of root architectural responses to nutrient signals. Journal of Experimental Botany, 68, pp. 2636-2640. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/erx160)

Papanatsiou, M., Amtmann, A., Blatt, M. R. (2017) Stomatal clustering in Begonia associates with the kinetics of leaf gaseous exchange and influences water use efficiency. Journal of Experimental Botany, 68, pp. 2309-2315. (doi: 10.1093/jxb/erx072)

Celis-Morales, C., Lyall, D. M., Guo, Y., Steell, L., Llamas, D., Ward, J., Mackay, D. F., Biello, S. M., Bailey, M. E.S., Pell, J. P., Gill, J. M.R. (2017) Sleep characteristics modify the association between genetic predisposition to obesity and anthropometric measurements in 119,679 UK Biobank participants. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 105, pp. 980-990. (doi: 10.3945/ajcn.116.147231)

Brandani, G. B., Vance, S. J., Schor, M., Cooper, A., Kennedy, M. W., Smith, B. O., MacPhee, C. E., Cheung, D. L. (2017) Adsorption of the natural protein surfactant Rsn-2 onto liquid interfaces. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, pp. 8584-8594. (doi: 10.1039/C6CP07261E)

Parnell, E., McElroy, S. P., Wiejak, J., Baillie, G. L., Porter, A., Adams, D. R., Rehmann, H., Smith, B. O., Yarwood, S. J. (2017) Identification of a novel, small molecule partial agonist for the cyclic AMP sensor, EPAC1. Scientific Reports, 7, (doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00455-7)

Hector, R. D., Dando, O., Ritakari, T. E., Kind, P. C., Bailey, M. E.S., Cobb, S. R. (2017) Characterisation of Cdkl5 transcript isoforms in rat. Gene, 603, pp. 21-26. (doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2016.12.001)

Gianfagna, F., Grippi, C., Ahrens, W., Bailey, M. E.S., Börnhorst, C., De Henauw, S., Foraita, R., Koni, A. C., Krogh, V., Mårild, S., Molnár, D., Moreno, L., Pitsiladis, Y., Russo, P., Siani, A., Tornaritis, M., Veidebaum, T., Iacoviello, L. (2017) The role of neuromedin U in adiposity regulation. Haplotype analysis in European children from the IDEFICS Cohort. PLoS ONE, 12, (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172698)

Mercer, I.P., Witting, T., Driver, T., Cogdell, R.J., Marangos, J.P., Tisch, J.W.G. (2017) Angle-resolved coherent wave mixing using a 4 fs ultra-broad bandwidth laser. Optics Letters, 42, pp. 859-862. (doi: 10.1364/OL.42.000859)

Chen, Z.-H., Chen, G., Dai, F., Wang, Y., Hills, A., Ruan, Y.-L., Zhang, G., Franks, P. J., Nevo, E., Blatt, M. R. (2017) Molecular evolution of grass stomata. Trends in Plant Science, 22, pp. 124-139. (doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2016.09.005)

Hayes, S., Sharma, A., Fraser, D. P., Trevisan, M., Cragg-Barber, C. K., Tavridou, E., Fankhauser, C., Jenkins, G. I., Franklin, K. A. (2017) UV-B perceived by the UVR8 photoreceptor inhibits plant thermomorphogenesis. Current Biology, 27, pp. 120-127. (doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.11.004)

Karnik, R., Waghmare, S., Zhang, B., Larson, E., Lefoulon, C., Gonzalez, W., Blatt, M. R. (2017) Commandeering channel voltage sensors for secretion, cell turgor, and volume control. Trends in Plant Science, 22, pp. 81-95. (doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2016.10.006)

Asensi-Fabado, M. A., Amtmann, A., Perrella, G. (2017) Plant responses to abiotic stress: the chromatin context of transcriptional regulation. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Gene Regulatory Mechanisms, 1860, pp. 106-122. (doi: 10.1016/j.bbagrm.2016.07.015)

Zhang, B., Karnik, R., Waghmare, S., Donald, N. A., Blatt, M. R. (2017) VAMP721 conformations unmask an extended motif for K+ channel binding and gating control. Plant Physiology, 173, pp. 536-551. (doi: 10.1104/pp.16.01549)

Wyse, C. A., Celis Morales, C. A., Graham, N., Fan, Y., Ward, J., Curtis, A. M., Mackay, D., Smith, D. J., Bailey, M. E.S., Biello, S., Gill, J. M.R., Pell, J. P. (2017) Adverse metabolic and mental health outcomes associated with shiftwork in a population-based study of 277,168 workers in UK biobank. Annals of Medicine, 49, pp. 411-420. (doi: 10.1080/07853890.2017.1292045)

Celis-Morales, C., Lyall, D. M., Gray, S., Steell, L., Anderson, J., Iliodromiti, S., Welsh, P., Guo, Y., Petermann, F., Mackay, D. F., Bailey, M. E.S., Pell, J., Gill, J. M.R., Sattar, N. (2017) Dietary fat and total energy intake modifies the association of genetic profile risk score on obesity: evidence from 48 170 UK Biobank participants. International Journal of Obesity, 41, pp. 1761-1768. (doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.169)

Antoniou-Kourounioti, R., Howard, M. (2017) Quantitative environmentally triggered switching between stable epigenetic states. Academic Press

2016

Alvarez-Curto, E., Inoue, A., Jenkins, L., Raihan, S. Z., Prihandoko, R., Tobin, A. B., Milligan, G. (2016) Targeted elimination of G proteins and arrestins defines their specific contributions to both intensity and duration of G protein-coupled receptor signalling. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291, pp. 27147-27159. (doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.754887)

Malpas, K. R., Jones, M. A. (2016) Natural variation of circadian rhythms in Kalanchoe species. Haseltonia, 2016, pp. 35-42. (doi: 10.2985/026.022.0107)

Sullivan, S., Takemiya, A., Kharshiing, E., Cloix, C., Shimazaki, K.-i., Christie, J. M. (2016) Functional characterisation of Arabidopsis phototropin 1 in the hypocotyl apex. Plant Journal, 88, pp. 907-920. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.13313)

Perrella, G., Kaiserli, E. (2016) Light behind the curtain: photoregulation of nuclear architecture and chromatin dynamics in plants. New Phytologist, 212, pp. 908-919. (doi: 10.1111/nph.14269)

Cupellini, L., Jurinovich, S., Campetella, M., Caprasecca, S., Guido, C. A., Kelly, S. M., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R., Mennucci, B. (2016) An Ab Initio description of the excitonic properties of LH2 and their temperature dependence. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120, pp. 11348-11359. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b06585)

Grinter, R., Josts, I., Mosbahi, K., Roszak, A. W., Cogdell, R. J., Bonvin, A. M.J.J., Milner, J. J., Kelly, S. M., Byron, O., Smith, B. O., Walker, D. (2016) Structure of the bacterial plant-ferredoxin receptor FusA. Nature Communications, 7, (doi: 10.1038/ncomms13308)

Ross, P. D., Guy, J., Selfridge, J., Kamal, B., Bahey, N., Tanner, E., Gillingwater, T. H., Jones, R. A., Loughrey, C. M., McCarroll, C. S., Bailey, M. E.S., Bird, A., Cobb, S. (2016) Exclusive expression of MeCP2 in the nervous system distinguishes between brain and peripheral Rett syndrome-like phenotypes. Human Molecular Genetics, 25, pp. 4389-4404. (doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw269)

Bernstein, A., Sargent, E. H., Aspuru-Guzik, A., Cogdell, R., Fleming, G. R., Van Grondelle, R., Molina, M. (2016) Renewables need a grand-challenge strategy. Nature, 538, pp. 30. (doi: 10.1038/538030a)

Shone, K., Innes, A., Kilikevicius, A., Statkeviciene, B., Stasiulis, A., Mamkus, G., Malkova, D., Bailey, M. E.S., Venckunas, T., Moran, C. N. (2016) P-87 Acvr1b rs2854464 is Associated with Quantitative Measures of Strength/Power in Lithuanian Athletes and Controls. (doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097120.140)

Vialet-Chabrand, S., Matthews, J. S. A., Brendel, O., Blatt, M.R., Wang, Y., Hills, A., Griffiths, H., Rogers, S., Lawson, T. (2016) Modelling water use efficiency in a dynamic environment: an example using Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Science, 251, pp. 65-74. (doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2016.06.016)

Carey, A.-M., Zhang, H., Mieritz, D., Volosin, A., Gardiner, A., Cogdell, R., Yan, H., Seo, D.-K., Lin, S., Woodbury, N. W. (2016) Photocurrent generation by photosynthetic purple bacterial reaction centers interfaced with a porous antimony-doped tin oxide (ATO) electrode. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8, pp. 25104-25110. (doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b07940)

Heilmann, M., Velanis, C. N., Cloix, C., Smith, B. O., Christie, J. M., Jenkins, G. I. (2016) Dimer/monomer status and in vivo function of salt-bridge mutants of the plant UV-B photoreceptor UVR8. Plant Journal, 88, pp. 71-81. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.13260)

Papanatsiou, M., Amtmann, A., Blatt, M. R. (2016) Stomatal spacing safeguards stomatal dynamics by facilitating guard cell ion transport independent of the epidermal solute reservoir. Plant Physiology, 172, pp. 254-263. (doi: 10.1104/pp.16.00850)

Morris, R. J., Brandani, G. B., Desai, V., Smith, B. O., Schor, M., MacPhee, C. E. (2016) The conformation of interfacially adsorbed Ranaspumin-2 Is an arrested state on the unfolding pathway. Biophysical Journal, 111, pp. 732-742. (doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.06.006)

Löhner, A., Ashraf, K., Cogdell, R. J., Köhler, J. (2016) Fluorescence-excitation and emission spectroscopy on single FMO complexes. Scientific Reports, 6, (doi: 10.1038/srep31875)

Maćkowski, S., Czechowski, N., Ashraf, K. U., Szalkowski, M., Lokstein, H., Cogdell, R. J., Kowalska, D. (2016) Origin of bimodal fluorescence enhancement factors of Chlorobaculum tepidumreaction centers on silver island films. FEBS Letters, 590, pp. 2558-2565. (doi: 10.1002/1873-3468.12292)

Findlay, K. M.W., Jenkins, G. I. (2016) Regulation of UVR8 photoreceptor dimer/monomer photo-equilibrium in Arabidopsis plants grown under photoperiodic conditions. Plant Cell and Environment, 39, pp. 1706-1714. (doi: 10.1111/pce.12724)

Lyall, D. M., Ward, J., Ritchie, S. J., Davies, G., Cullen, B., Celis, C., Bailey, M. E.S., Anderson, J., Evans, J., Mackay, D., McIntosh, A. M., Sattar, N., Smith, D. J., Deary, I. J., Pell, J. P. (2016) Alzheimer disease genetic risk factor APOE e4, and cognitive abilities in 111,739 UK Biobank participants. Age and Ageing, 45, pp. 511-517. (doi: 10.1093/ageing/afw068)

Vance, S. J., Desai, V., Smith, B. O., Kennedy, M. W., Cooper, A. (2016) Aqueous solubilization of C60 fullerene by natural protein surfactants, latherin and ranaspumin-2. Biophysical Chemistry, 214-15, pp. 27-32. (doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2016.05.003)

Ashraf, K. U., Josts, I., Mosbahi, K., Kelly, S. M., Byron, O., Smith, B. O., Walker, D. (2016) The potassium binding protein Kbp is a cytoplasmic potassium sensor. Structure, 24, pp. 741-749. (doi: 10.1016/j.str.2016.03.017)

Perrella, G., Carr, C., Asensi-Fabado, M. A., Donald, N. A., Páldi, K., Hannah, M. A., Amtmann, A. (2016) The Histone Deacetylase Complex (HDC) 1 protein of Arabidopsis thaliana has the capacity to interact with multiple proteins including histone 3-binding proteins and histone 1 variants. Plant Physiology, 171, pp. 62-70. (doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01760)

Gawthorne, J. A., Audry, L., McQuitty, C., Dean, P., Christie, J. M., Enninga, J., Roe, A. J. (2016) Visualizing translocation and localization of bacterial type III effector proteins using a genetically encoded reporter system. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82, pp. 2700-2708. (doi: 10.1128/AEM.03418-15)

Buckley, A. M., Jukes, C., Candlish, D., Irvine, J. J., Spencer, J., Fagan, R. P., Roe, A. J., Christie, J., Fairweather, N. F., Douce, G. R. (2016) Lighting up Clostridium Difficile: reporting gene expression using fluorescent Lov domains. Scientific Reports, 6, (doi: 10.1038/srep23463)

Malý, P., Gruber, J. M., Cogdell, R. J., Mančal, T., van Grondelle, R. (2016) Ultrafast energy relaxation in single light-harvesting complexes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113, pp. 2934-2939. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1522265113)

Sullivan, S., Hart, J. E., Rasch, P., Walker, C., Christie, J. (2016) Phytochrome A mediates blue-light enhancement of second-positive phototropism in Arabidopsis. Frontiers in Plant Science, 7, (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00290)

Chen, Z.-H., Wang, Y., Wang, J.-W., Babla, M., Zhao, C., Garcia-Mata, C., Sani, E., Differ, C., Mak, M., Hills, A., Amtmann, A., Blatt, M. R. (2016) Nitrate reductase mutation alters potassium nutrition as well as nitric oxide-mediated control of guard cell ion channels in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist, 209, pp. 1456-1469. (doi: 10.1111/nph.13714)

Ferretti, M., Hendrikx, R., Romero, E., Southall, J., Cogdell, R. J., Novoderezhkin, V. I., Scholes, G. D., van Grondelle, R. (2016) Dark states in the light-harvesting complex 2 revealed by two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy. Scientific Reports, 6, (doi: 10.1038/srep20834)

Blatt, M. R. (2016) Plant physiology: redefining the enigma of metabolism in stomatal movement. Current Biology, 26, pp. R107-R109. (doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.12.025)

Magdaong, N. M., LaFountain, A. M., Hacking, K., Niedzwiedzki, D. M., Gibson, G. N., Cogdell, R., Frank, H. A. (2016) Spectral heterogeneity and carotenoid-to-bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer in LH2 light-harvesting complexes from Allochromatium vinosum. Photosynthesis Research, 127, pp. 171-187. (doi: 10.1007/s11120-015-0165-2)

Henry, S. L., Withers, J. M., Singh, I., Cooper, J. M., Clark, A. W., Burley, G. A., Cogdell, R. J. (2016) DNA-directed spatial assembly of photosynthetic light-harvesting proteins. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 14, pp. 1359-1362. (doi: 10.1039/c5ob02351c)

Connolly, J. P. R., Gabrielsen, M., Goldstone, R. J., Grinter, R., Wang, D., Cogdell, R. J., Walker, D., Smith, D. G. E., Roe, A. J. (2016) A highly conserved bacterial d-serine uptake system links host metabolism and virulence. PLoS Pathogens, 12, (doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005359)

Minguet-Parramona, C., Wang, Y., Hills, A., Vialet-Chabrand, S., Griffiths, H., Rogers, S., Lawson, T., Lew, V. L., Blatt, M. R. (2016) An optimal frequency in Ca2+ oscillations for stomatal closure is an emergent property of ion transport in guard cells. Plant Physiology, 170, pp. 33-42. (doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01607)

Sullivan, S., Petersen, J., Blackwood, L., Papanatsiou, M., Christie, J. M. (2016) Functional characterisation of Ostreococcus tauri phototropin. New Phytologist, 209, pp. 612-623. (doi: 10.1111/nph.13640)

Hashimoto, H., Uragami, C., Cogdell, R. J. (2016) Carotenoids and Photosynthesis. Springer International Publishing

Hector, R. D., Dando, O., Landsberger, N., Kilstrup-Nielsen, C., Kind, P. C., Bailey, M. E.S., Cobb, S. R. (2016) Characterisation of CDKL5 transcript isoforms in human and mouse. PLoS ONE, 11, (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157758)

Smith, D.J. et al. (2016) Genome-wide analysis of over 106 000 individuals identifies 9 neuroticism-associated loci. Molecular Psychiatry, 21, pp. 749-757. (doi: 10.1038/mp.2016.49)

Kosumi, D., Horibe, T., Sugisaki, M., Cogdell, R. J., Hashimoto, H. (2016) Photoprotection mechanism of light-harvesting antenna complex from purple bacteria. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120, pp. 951-956. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b00121)

Litthauer, S., Battle, M. W., Jones, M. A. (2016) Phototropins do not alter accumulation of evening-phased circadian transcripts under blue light. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 11, (doi: 10.1080/15592324.2015.1126029)

Wientjes, E., Renger, J., Cogdell, R., van Hulst, N. F. (2016) Pushing the photon limit: nanoantennas increase maximal photon stream and total photon number. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7, pp. 1604-1609. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b00491)

Velanis, C. N., Herzyk, P., Jenkins, G. I. (2016) Regulation of transcription by the Arabidopsis UVR8 photoreceptor involves a specific histone modification. Plant Molecular Biology, 92, pp. 425-443. (doi: 10.1007/s11103-016-0522-3)

Miki, T., Buckup, T., Krause, M. S., Southall, J., Cogdell, R. J., Motzkus, M. (2016) Vibronic coupling in the excited-states of carotenoids. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, pp. 11443-11453. (doi: 10.1039/C5CP07542D)

2015

Kita, S., Fujii, R., Cogdell, R. J., Hashimoto, H. (2015) Characterization of fucoxanthin aggregates in mesopores of silica gel: electronic absorption and circular dichroism spectroscopies. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 313, pp. 3-8. (doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.05.009)

Hashimoto, H., Sugai, Y., Uragami, C., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. (2015) Natural and artificial light-harvesting systems utilizing the functions of carotenoids. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C: Photochemistry Reviews, 25, pp. 46-70. (doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochemrev.2015.07.004)

Uragami, C., Sugai, Y., Hanjo, K., Sumino, A., Fujii, R., Nishioka, T., Kinoshita, I., Dewa, T., Nango, M., Gardiner, A. T., Cogdell, R. J., Hashimoto, H. (2015) Observation of hybrid artificial photosynthetic membranes using peripheral and core antennae from two different species of photosynthetic bacteria by AFM and fluorescence micro-spectroscopy. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 313, pp. 60-71. (doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.06.009)

Schrage, R. et al. (2015) The experimental power of FR900359 to study Gq-regulated biological processes. Nature Communications, 6, pp. 10156. (doi: 10.1038/ncomms10156)

Kaiserli, E., Páldi, K., O’Donnell, L., Batalov, O., Pedmale, U. V., Nusinow, D. A., Kay, S. A., Chory, J. (2015) Integration of light and photoperiodic signaling in transcriptional nuclear foci. Developmental Cell, 35, pp. 311-321. (doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.10.008)

Schörner, M., Beyer, S. R., Southall, J., Cogdell, R. J., Köhler, J. (2015) Conformational memory of a protein revealed by single-molecule spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119, pp. 13964-13970. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b07494)

Schörner, M., Beyer, S. R., Southall, J., Cogdell, R., Köhler, J. (2015) Multi-level, multi time-scale fluorescence intermittency of photosynthetic LH2 complexes: a precursor of non-photochemical quenching? Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119, pp. 13958-13963. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b06979)

Rey, B. M.F., Ibáñez, S. M., Gabrielsen, M., Franchini, G. R., Roe, A. J., Griffiths, K., Zhan, B., Cooper, A., Kennedy, M. W., Córsico, B., Smith, B. O. (2015) Diversity in the structures and ligand binding sites of nematode fatty acid and retinol binding proteins revealed by Na-FAR-1 from Necator americanus. Biochemical Journal, 471, pp. 403-414. (doi: 10.1042/BJ20150068)

Thomson, R., Smith, B. O. (2015) Solution structure of human MBD1 CXXC1. Journal of Biomolecular NMR, 63, pp. 309-314. (doi: 10.1007/s10858-015-9986-8)

Cogdell, R. J., Gardiner, A. T. (2015) Activated OCP unlocks nonphotochemical quenching in cyanobacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, pp. 12547-12548. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1517477112)

Jones, M. A., Hu, W., Litthauer, S., Lagarias, J. C., Harmer, S. L. (2015) A constitutively active allele of phytochrome B maintains circadian robustness in the absence of light. Plant Physiology, 169, pp. 814-825. (doi: 10.1104/pp.15.00782)

Litthauer, S., Battle, M. W., Lawson, T., Jones, M. A. (2015) Phototropins maintain robust circadian oscillation of PSII operating efficiency under blue light. Plant Journal, 83, pp. 1034-1045. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.12947)

Joshi, A., Grinter, R., Josts, I., Chen, S., Wojdyla, J., Lowe, E., Kaminska, R., Sharp, C., McCaughey, L., Roszak, A., Cogdell, R., Byron, O., Walker, D., Kleanthous, C. (2015) Structures of the ultra-high-affinity protein–protein complexes of pyocins S2 and AP41 and their cognate immunity proteins from pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Molecular Biology, 427, pp. 2852-2866. (doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2015.07.014)

Grefen, C., Karnik, R., Larson, E., Lefoulon, C., Wang, Y., Waghmare, S., Zhang, B., Hills, A., Blatt, M. R. (2015) A vesicle-trafficking protein commandeers Kv channel voltage sensors for voltage-dependent secretion. Nature Plants, 1, (doi: 10.1038/nplants.2015.108)

Amtmann, A., Ma, H., Wagner, D. (2015) Chromatin and epigenetics. Plant Physiology, 168, pp. 1185-1188. (doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01023)

Buckley, A. M., Petersen, J., Roe, A. J., Douce, G. R., Christie, J. M. (2015) LOV-based reporters for fluorescence imaging. Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, 27, pp. 39-45. (doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2015.05.011)

Qi, Q. et al. (2015) Dietary intake, FTOGenetic variants, and adiposity: a combined analysis of over 16,000 children and adolescents. Diabetes, 64, pp. 2467-2476. (doi: 10.2337/db14-1629)

Fyfe, C.D., Grinter, R., Josts, I., Mosbahi, K., Roszak, A.W., Cogdell, R.J., Wall, D.M., Burchmore, R.J.S., Byron, O., Walker, D. (2015) Structure of protease-cleaved escherichia coliα-2-macroglobulin reveals a putative mechanism of conformational activation for protease entrapment. Acta Crystallographica. Section D: Biological Crystallography, 71, pp. 1478-1486. (doi: 10.1107/s1399004715008548)

Christiansen, E., Watterson, K.R., Stocker, C.J., Sokol, E., Jenkins, L., Simon, K., Grundmann, M., Petersen, R.K., Wargent, E.T., Hudson, B.D., Kostenis, E., Ejsing, C.S., Cawthorne, M.A., Milligan, G., Ulven, T. (2015) Activity of dietary fatty acids on FFA1 and FFA4 and characterisation of pinolenic acid as a dual FFA1/FFA4 agonist with potential effect against metabolic diseases. British Journal of Nutrition, 113, pp. 1677-1688. (doi: 10.1017/S000711451500118X)

Zhang, B., Karnik, R., Wang, Y., Wallmeroth, N., Blatt, M. R., Grefen, C. (2015) The arabidopsis R-SNARE VAMP721 interacts with KAT1 and KC1 K+ channels to moderate K+ current at the plasma membrane. Plant Cell, 27, pp. 1697-1717. (doi: 10.1105/tpc.15.00305)

Papanatsiou, M., Scuffi, D., Blatt, M. R., Garia-Mata, C. (2015) Hydrogen sulphide regulates inward-rectifying K+ channels in conjunction with stomatal closure. Plant Physiology, 168, pp. 29-35. (doi: 10.1104/pp.114.256057)

Preuten, T., Blackwood, L., Christie, J. M., Fankhauser, C. (2015) Lipid anchoring of Arabidopsis phototropin 1 to assess the functional significance of receptor internalization: should I stay or should I go? New Phytologist, 206, pp. 1038-1050. (doi: 10.1111/nph.13299)

Fankhauser, C., Christie, J. M. (2015) Plant Phototropic Growth. Current Biology, 25, pp. R384-R389. (doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.03.020)

Parnell, E., Smith, B. O., Yarwood, S. J. (2015) The cAMP sensors, EPAC1 and EPAC2, display distinct subcellular distributions despite sharing a common nuclear pore localisation signal. Cellular Signalling, 27, pp. 989-996. (doi: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2015.02.009)

Buetow, L., Gabrielsen, M., Anthony, N. G., Dou, H., Patel, A., Aitkenhead, H., Sibbet, G. J., Smith, B. O., Huang, D. T. (2015) Activation of a primed RING E3-E2–ubiquitin complex by non-covalent ubiquitin. Molecular Cell, 58, pp. 297-310. (doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.02.017)

Knoblauch, M., Vendrell, M., de Leau, E., Paterlini, A., Knox, K., Ross-Elliot, T., Reinders, A., Brockman, S. A., Ward, J., Oparka, K. (2015) Multispectral phloem-mobile probes: properties and applications. Plant Physiology, 167, pp. 1211-1220. (doi: 10.1104/pp.114.255414)

Connolly, J. P.R., Goldstone, R. J., Burgess, K., Cogdell, R. J., Beatson, S. A., Vollmer, W., Smith, D. G.E., Roe, A. (2015) The host metabolite D-serine contributes to bacterial niche specificity through gene selection. ISME Journal, 9, pp. 1039-1051. (doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.242)

Kaiserli, E., Chory, J. (2015) The role of phytochromes in triggering plant developmental transitions. John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Karnik, R., Zhang, B., Waghmare, S., Aderhold, C., Grefen, C., Blatt, M. R. (2015) Binding of SEC11 indicates its role in SNARE recycling after vesicle fusion and identifies two pathways for vesicular traffic to the plasma membrane. Plant Cell, 27, pp. 675-694. (doi: 10.1105/tpc.114.134429)

Shigemitsu, Y., Ikeya, T., Yamamoto, A., Tsuchie, Y., Mishima, M., Smith, B. O., Güntert, P., Ito, Y. (2015) Evaluation of the reliability of the maximum entropy method for reconstructing 3D and 4D NOESY-type NMR spectra of proteins. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 457, pp. 200-205. (doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2014.12.088)

Heilmann, M., Christie, J. M., Kennis, J. T.M., Jenkins, G. I., Mathes, T. (2015) Photoinduced transformation of UVR8 monitored by vibrational and fluorescence spectroscopy. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 14, pp. 252-257. (doi: 10.1039/c4pp00246f)

Franchini, G. R., Pórfido, J. L., Ibáñez Shimabukuro, M., Rey Burusco, M. F., Bélgamo, J. A., Smith, B. O., Kennedy, M. W., Córsico, B. (2015) The unusual lipid binding proteins of parasitic helminths and their potential roles in parasitism and as therapeutic targets. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA), 93, pp. 31-36. (doi: 10.1016/j.plefa.2014.08.003)

Löhner, A., Carey, A.-M., Hacking, K., Picken, N., Kelly, S., Cogdell, R., Köhler, J. (2015) The origin of the split B800 absorption peak in the LH2 complexes from Allochromatium vinosum. Photosynthesis Research, 123, pp. 23-31. (doi: 10.1007/s11120-014-0036-2)

Minas, K., Karunakaran, E., Bond, T., Gandy, C., Honsbein, A., Madsen, M., Amezaga, J., Amtmann, A., Templeton, M.R., Biggs, C.A., Lawton, L. (2015) Biodesalination: an emerging technology for targeted removal of Na+and Cl−from seawater by cyanobacteria. Desalination and Water Treatment, 55, pp. 2647-2668. (doi: 10.1080/19443994.2014.940647)

Cosentino, C., Alberio, L., Gazzarrini, S., Aquila, M., Romano, E., Cermenati, S., Zuccolini, P., Petersen, J., Beltrame, M., Van Etten, J. L., Christie, J., Thiel, G., Moroni, A. (2015) Engineering of a light-gated potassium channel. Science, 348, pp. 707-710. (doi: 10.1126/science.aaa2787)

Gadalla, K. K. E., Ross, P. D., Hector, R. D., Bahey, N. G., Bailey, M. E.S., Cobb, S. R. (2015) Gene therapy for Rett syndrome: prospects and challenges. Future Neurology, 10, pp. 467-484. (doi: 10.2217/fnl.15.29)

Christie, J. M., Blackwood, L., Petersen, J., Sullivan, S. (2015) Plant flavoprotein photoreceptors. Plant and Cell Physiology, 56, pp. 401-413. (doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcu196)

Wardle, S. L., Bailey, M. E., Kilikevicius, A., Malkova, D., Wilson, R. H., Venckunas, T., Moran, C. (2015) Plasma microRNA levels differ between endurance and strength athletes. PLoS ONE, 10, (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122107)

Mathes, T., Heilmann, M., Pandit, A., Zhu, J., Ravensbergen, J., Kloz, M., Fu, Y., Smith, B.O., Christie, J.M., Jenkins, G.I., Kennis, J.T.M. (2015) Proton-coupled electron transfer constitutes the photoactivation mechanism of the plant photoreceptor UVR8. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, pp. 8113-8120. (doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b01177)

Ulm, R., Jenkins, G. (2015) Q&A: How do plants sense and respond to UV-B radiation? BMC Biology, 13, (doi: 10.1186/s12915-015-0156-y)

Miyamori, T., Nakasone, Y., Hitomi, K., Christie, J. M., Getzoff, E. D., Terazima, M. (2015) Reaction dynamics of the UV-B photosensor UVR8. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 14, pp. 995-1004. (doi: 10.1039/c5pp00012b)

Ji, H., Wang, Y., Cloix, C., Li, K., Jenkins, G. I., Wang, S., Shang, Z., Shi, Y., Yang, S., Li, X. (2015) The arabidopsis RCC1 family protein TCF1 regulates freezing tolerance and cold acclimation through modulating lignin biosynthesis. PLoS Genetics, 11, (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005471)

Beyer, S. R., Müller, L., Southall, J., Cogdell, R. J., Ullmann, G. M., Köhler, J. (2015) The open, the closed, and the empty: time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy and computational analysis of RC-LH1 complexes from Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119, pp. 1362-1373. (doi: 10.1021/jp510822k)

Dominguez, P.N., Himmelstoss, M., Michelmann, J., Lehner, F., Gardiner, A., Cogdell, R.J., Zinth, W. (2015) The primary photosynthetic energy conversion in bacterial reaction centers—stepwise electron transfer and the effect of elevated exposure levels. Springer

Singh, V.P., Westberg, M., Wang, C., Dahlberg, P.D., Gellen, T., Gardiner, A.T., Cogdell, R.J., Engel, G.S. (2015) Towards quantification of vibronic coupling in photosynthetic antenna complexes. Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, pp. 212446. (doi: 10.1063/1.4921324)

Maiuri, M., Lüer, L., Henry, S., Carey, A.-M., Cogdell, R.J., Cerullo, G., Polli, D. (2015) Ultrafast energy flow and equilibration dynamics in photosynthetic light-harvesting complexes. Springer International Publishing

Perlík, V., Seibt, J., Cranston, L. J., Cogdell, R. J., Lincoln, C. N., Savolainen, J., Šanda, F., Mančal, T., Hauer, J. (2015) Vibronic coupling explains the ultrafast carotenoid-to-bacteriochlorophyll energy transfer in natural and artificial light harvesters. Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, (doi: 10.1063/1.4919548)

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Our research focuses on identifying the molecular mechanisms underlying physiological and developmental adaptation to both:

  • environmental stress factors including drought, high/low temperatures, mineral nutrient deficiency and salinity.
  • environmental cues such as light, day length and CO2.

Our research interests also extend to studying pathogen immunity.

Aims and Expertise

We seek to gain fundamental insights into the cellular and molecular mechanisms of plant growth and development, which determine survival in natural ecosystems and yield and quality traits in agriculture. Plant performance is intricately tied to photosynthetic efficiency, water usage, nutrient uptake and resistance to environmental stress and pathogen infection. Increasing crop productivity will depend on modulating such processes if we are to offer new strategies to meet the growing demand for energy and food security and mitigate challenges associated with climate change. Our research also employs synthetic biology, systems, and modelling approaches to tackle global challenges.

Our research strengths include:

  • photosynthesis
  • stomatal biology and mathematical modelling
  • photobiology and UV tolerance
  • temperature sensing and response
  • mineral nutrition and root system architecture
  • ion transport and electrophysiology
  • membrane protein trafficking
  • transcriptional regulation and epigenetics
  • post-translational modifications and proteostasis

Technology, impact and outreach

Our work has been successful in developing technologies and new approaches to modulate signaling pathways to improve plant physiology and performance, resulting in the filing of multiple patents. The PSG is well connected with companies involved in plant science and industrial biotechnology. We also have considerable expertise in photobiology and are currently interfacing with stakeholders to support the development and use of artificial lighting in the rapidly expanding area of controlled environment agriculture. In addition, we drive Plant Science education in and outside the classroom through the cross-disciplinary Sci-Seedlets programme.

Facilities

The PSG is located within the School of Molecular Biosciences and is based in the Bower Building with supporting cutting-edge facilities and infrastructure including state-of-the-art confocal microscopy, Pulse Amplitude Modulated (PAM) fluorescence systems, glasshouses, and specialised illumination rooms, which form part of a recently refurbished plant illumination suite. The Glasgow stomatal Physiology and Photosynthesis (GasPP) Facility equipped with a suite of interconnected LICOR 6800 systems for infrared gas analysis is open to internal and external users. Our work is also supported by expertise from the Structural Biology, and Biophysical Characterisation Facility and Glasgow Polyomics.