Below are a list of publications co-authored by participants (shown in bold) in the Plant Genomics@MSU REU program. Congratulations to all!!!


  1. Ratnayake ND, Theisen C, Walter T, Walker KD (2016) Whole-cell biocatalytic production of variously substituted β-aryl- and β-heteroaryl-β-amino acids, J. Biotechnol. 217, 12-21
  2. Yang JT, Preiser AL, Li Z, Weise SE, Sharkey TD (2016) Triose phosphate use limitation of photosynthesis short-term and long-term effects. Planta 
  3. Fan P, Miller AM, Schilmiller AL, Liu X, Ofner I, Jones AD, Zamir D, Last RL (2015) In vitro reconstruction and analysis of evolutionary variation of the tomato acylsucrose metabolic network. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113: E239-248 
  4. Lloyd JP, Seddon AE, Moghe GD, Simenc MC, Shiu S-H (2015) Characteristics of plant essential genes allow for within- and between-species prediction of lethal mutant phenotypes. The Plant Cell 27: 2133-2147
  5. Poliner E, Panchy N, Newton L, Wu G, Lapinsky A, Bullard B, Zienkiewicz A, Benning C, Shiu S-H, Farré EM (2015) Transcriptional coordination of physiological responses in Nannochloropsis oceanica CCMP1779 under light/dark cycles. The Plant Journal 83: 1097-1113
  6. Ning J, Moghe G, Leong B, Kim J, Ofner I, Wang Z, Adams C, Jones AD, Zamir D, Last RL (2015) A feedback insensitive isopropylmalate synthase affects acylsugar composition in cultivated and wild tomato. Plant Physiology 169: 1821-1835 
  7. Ghosh B, Westbrook TC, Jones AD (2014) Comparative structural profiling of trichome specialized metabolites in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and S. habrochaites: acylsugar profiles revealed by UHPLC/MS and NMR. Metabolomics 10: 496-507 
  8. Sharkey TD, Gray DW, Pell HK, Breneman SR, Topper L (2013) Isoprene synthase genes for a monophyletic clade of acyclic terpene synthases in the TPS-B terpene synthase family. Evolution 67: 1026-1040 
  9. Nadakuduti SS, Pollard M, Kosma DK, Allen C, Ohlrogge JB, Barry CS (2012) Pleiotropic phenotypes of the sticky peel mutant provide new insight into the role of CUTIN DEFICIENT2 in epidermal cell function in tomato. Plant Physiology 159: 945-960  
  10. Gonzales-Vigil E, Hufnagel DE, Kim J, Last RL, Barry CS (2012) Evolution of TPS20-related terpene synthases influences chemical diversity in the glandular trichomes of the wild tomato relative Solanum habrochaites. Plant Journal 71: 921-935 
  11. Yang Y, Sage TL, Liu Y, Ahmad TR, Marshall WF, Shiu SH, Froehlich JE, Imre KM, Osteryoung KW (2011) CLUMPED CHLOROPLASTS 1 is required for plastid separation in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 18530-18535 
  12. Wanninayake U, DePorre Y, Ondari M, Walker KD (2011) (S)-Styryl-alpha-alanine used to probe the intermolecular mechanism of an intramolecular MIO-aminomutase. Biochemistry 50: 10082-10090 
  13. Ajjawi I, Coku A, Froehlich JE, Yang Y, Osteryoung KW, Benning C, Last RL (2011) A J-like protein influences fatty acid composition of chloroplast lipids in Arabidopsis. Plos One 6: e25368 
  14. Gao JP, Ajjawi I, Manoli A, Sawin A, Xu CC, Froehlich JE, Last RL, Benning C (2009) FATTY ACID DESATURASE4 of Arabidopsis encodes a protein distinct from characterized fatty acid desaturases. Plant Journal 60: 832-839