Alirzayeva E, Neumann G, Horst W, Allahverdiyeva Y, Specht A, Alizade V6 (2016) Multiple mechanisms of heavy metal tolerance are differentially expressed of ecotypes of Artemisia fragrant. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

Angeleri M, Muth-Pawlak D, Aro EM, Battchikova N (2016) Study of O-phosphorylation sites in proteins involved in photosynthesis-related processes in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803: Application of the SRM approach. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH 15(12): 4638-4652.

Antal TK, Kukarshkikh GP, Volgusheva AA, Krendeleva TE, Tyystjärvi E and Rubin AB (2016) Hydrogen photoproduction by immobilized S-deprived Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: effect of light intensity and spectrum, and initial medium pH. ALGAL RESEARCH, 17:38-45

Antal TK, Kurkela J, Parikainen M, Kårlund A, Hakkila K, Tyystjärvi E and Tyystjärvi T (2016) Roles of group 2 sigma factors in acclimation of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to nitrogen deficiency. PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY, in press

Aro EM (2016) From first generation biofuels to advanced solar biofuels. AMBIO 45(1): S24-S31

Bersanini L, Allahverdiyeva, Y, Battchikova N, Heinz S, Lespinasse M, Ruohisto E, Mustila H, Nickelsen J, Vass I, Aro, EM (2016) Dissecting the photoprotective mechanism encoded by the flv4-2 operon: a distinct contribution of Sll0218 in photosystem II stabilization. PLANT, CELL & ENVIRONMENT

Carbonell V, Vuorio E, Aro EM and Kallio P (2016) Sequence optimization of efe gene from P. syringae is not required for stable ethylene production in recombinant Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE 4(1):30-35

Cui, F., Brosché M, Lehtonen MT, Amiryousefi A, Xu E, Punkkinen M, Valkonen JPT, Fujii H and Overmyer K (2016) Dissecting abscisic acid signaling pathways involved in cuticle formation. MOLECULAR PLANT

De Rybel B, Mähönen AP, Helariutta Y and Weijers D. (2016) Plant vascular development: from early specification to differentiation. NAT REV MOL CELL BIOL. 17:30-40

Ermakova M, Huokko T, Richaud P, Bersanini L, Howe JC, Lea-Smith JD, Peltier G and Allahverdiyeva Y (2016) Thylakoid respiratory terminal oxidases as an electron sink in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, in press.

Ferroni L, Suorsa M, Aro EM, Baldisserotto C and Pancaldi S (2016) Light acclimation in the lycophyte Selaginella martensii depends on changes in the amount of photosystems and on the flexibility of LHCII antenna association to both photosystems. NEW PHYTOLOGIST, in press.

Gao F, Zhao J, Chen L, Battchikova N, Ran Z, Aro EM, Ogawa T, Ma W (2016) The NDH-1L-PSI Supercomplex Is Important for Efficient Cyclic Electron Transport in cyanobacteria. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 172(3):1451-1464.

Gerotto C, Alboresi A, Meneghesso A, Jokel M, Suorsa M, Aro EM, Morosinotto T (2016) Flavodiiron proteins act as safety valve for electrons in Physcomitrella patens. PNAS 113(43): 12322-12327.   

Grouneva I, Muth-Pawlak D, Battchikova N and Aro EM (2016) Changes in relative thylakoid protein abundance induced by fluctuating light in the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH,

Immanen J, Nieminen K, Smolander OP, Kojima M, Alonso Serra J, Koskinen P, Zhang J, Elo A, Mähönen AP, Street N, Bhalerao RP, Paulin L, Auvinen P, Sakakibara H, Helariutta Y. (2016) Cytokinin and auxin display distinct but interconnected distribution and signaling profiles to stimulate cambial activity. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 26(15):1990-7.

Järvi S, Isojärvi J, Kangasjärvi S, Salojärvi J, Mamedov F, Suorsa M and Aro E (2016). Photosystem II repair and plant immunity: Lessons learned from Arabidopsis mutant lacking the THYLAKOID LUMEN PROTEIN 18.3. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 7:405

Järvi S, Suorsa M, Tadini L, Ivanauskaite A, Rantala S, Allahverdiyeva Y, Leister D and Aro EM (2016) FtsH is required for biosynthesis of photosystem I in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY,

Järvi S, Suorsa M, Tadini L, Ivanauskaite A, Rantala S, Allahverdiyeva Y, Leister D and Aro EM (2016) FtsH is required for biosynthesis of photosystem I in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY,

Kerchev P, Waszczak C, Lewandowska A, Willems P, Shapiguzov A, Li Z, Alseekh S, Mühlenbock P, Hoebrichts F, Huang JJ, Van Der Kelen K, Kangasjärvi J, Fernie AR, De Smet R, Van de Peer Y, Messens J, Van Breusegem F (2016) Lack of GLYCOLATE OXIDASE 1, but not GLYCOLATE OXIDASE 2, attenuates the photorespiratory phenotype of CATALASE2-deficient Arabidopsis. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 171(3):1704-19.

Kosourov S., Murukesan G., Jokela J., Allahverdiyeva Y. (2016) Carotenoid biosynthesis in Calothrix 336/3: composition of carotenoids on full medium, during diazotrophic growth and after long-term H2 photoproduction. PLANT & CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 57(11):2269-2282.

Kämäräinen J, Huokko T, Kreula S, Jones PR, Aro EM, Kallio P (2016) Pyridine nucleotide transhydrogenase PntAB is essential for optimal growth and photosynthetic integrity under low-light mixotrophic conditions in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. THE NEW PHYTOLOGIST

Lama AD, Kim J, Martiskainen O, Klemola T, Niemelä P, Salminen JP, Tyystjärvi E and Vuorisalo J (2016) Impacts of simulated drought stress and artificial damage on concentrations of flavonoids in Jatropha curcas (L.), a biofuel shrub. JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH, 129(6):1141-1150.

Mignolet-Spruyt L, Xu E, Idänheimo N, Hoeberichts F, Mühlenbock P, Brosché M, Van Breusegem F and Kangasjärvi J (2016) Spreading the news: subcellular and organellar reactive oxygen species production and signalling. J EXP BOT,

Mustila M, Paananen P, Battchikova N, Santana-Sánchez A, Muth-Pawlak D‎, Hagemann D, Aro EM and Allahverdiyeva Y (2016) The Flavodiiron Protein Flv3 functions as a homo-oligomer during stress acclimation and is distinct from the Flv1/Flv3 hetero-oligomer specific to the O2 photoreduction pathway. PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY

Najafpour MM, Renger G, Hołyńska M, Moghaddam AN, Aro EM, Carpentier R, Nishihara H, Eaton-Rye JJ, Shen JR and Allakhverdiev SI (2016) Manganese compounds as water-oxidizing catalysts: From the natural water-oxidizing complex to nanosized manganese oxide structures. CHEMICAL REVIEWS

Nikkanen L, Toivola J and Rintamäki E (2016) Crosstalk between chloroplast thioredoxin systems in regulation of photosynthesis. PLANT CELL AND ENVIRONMENT (Epub 2016 Feb 2). open access

Peltier G, Aro EM and Shikanai T (2016) NDH-1 and NDH-2 plastoquinone reductases in oxygenic photosynthesis. ANNU REV PLANT BIOL 

Plöchinger M, Torabi S, Rantala M, Tikkanen M, Suorsa M, Jensen PE, Aro EM, Meurer J (2016)  The low molecular weight protein PsaI stabilizes the light-harvesting complex II docking site of Photosystem I. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 172(1): 450-463.

Rahikainen M, Pascual J, Alegre S, Durian G and Kangasjärvi S. (2016) PP2A phosphatase as a regulator of ROS signaling in plants. Antioxidants (Basel) 2;5(1).

Raleiras P, Khanna M, Miranda H, Meszaros LS, Krassen H, Ho F, Battchikova N, Aro EM, Magnuson A, Lindblad P and Styring S (2016) Turning around the electron flow in an uptake hydrogenase. EPR spectroscopy and in vivo activity of a designed mutant in HupSL from Nostoc punctiforme. ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 9:581-594

Rantala M, Lehtimäki N, Aro EM and Suorsa M (2016) Downregulation of TAP38/PPH1 enables LHCII hyperphosphorylation in Arabidopsis mutant lacking LHCII docking site in PSI. FEBS Letters 590:787-794

Rantamäki S, Meriluoto J, Spoof L, Puputti EM, Tyystjärvi T and Tyystjärvi E (2016) Oxygen produced by cyanobacteria in simulated Archaean conditions partly oxidizes ferrous iron but mostly escapes – conclusions about early evolution. PHOTOSYNTHESIS RESEARCH

Sierla M, Vahisalu T, Waszczak C and Kangasjärvi J (2016) Reactive oxygen species in the regulation of stomatal movements. Invited Review, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, In Press,


Siligato R, Wang X, Yadav SR, Lehesranta S, Ma G, Ursache R, Sevilem I, Zhang J, Gorte M, Prasad K, Wrzaczek M, Heidstra R, Murphy A, Scheres B and Mähönen AP (2016) MultiSite Gateway-Compatible Cell Type-Specific Gene-Inducible System for Plants. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 170:627-41

Suorsa M, Rossi F, Tadini L, Labs M, Colombo M, Jahns P, Kater MM, Leister D, Finazzi G, Aro EM, Barbato R and Pesaresi P (2016) PGR5-PGRL1-dependent cyclic electron transport modulates linear electron transport rate in Arabidopsis thaliana. MOLECULAR PLANT 9(2): 271-288

Tiwari A, Mamedov F, Grieco M, Suorsa M, Jajoo A, Styring S, Tikkanen M and Aro EM (2016) Photodamage of iron–sulphur clusters in photosystem I induces non-photochemical energy dissipation. NATURE PLANTS, in press

Trotta A, Suorsa M, Rantala M, Lundin B and Aro EM (2016) Serine and threonine residues of plant STN7 kinase are differentially phosphorylated upon changing light conditions and specifically influence the activity and stability of the kinase. THE PLANT JOURNAL, 87(5): 484-494.

Vainonen JP, Shapiguzov A, Vaattovaara A and Kangasjärvi J (2016) Plant PARPs, PARGs and PARP-like proteins. CURRENT PROTEIN & PEPTIDE SCIENCE, In Press

Vuorijoki L, Isojärvi J, Kallio P, Kouvonen P, Aro EM, Corthals G, Jones PR and Muth-Pawlak D (2016)  Development of a quantitative SRM-based proteomics method to study iron metabolism of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH 15:266-279.

Walter J, Lynch F, Battchikova N, Aro EM and Gollan PJ (2016) Calcium impacts carbon and nitrogen balance in the filamentous cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120. J EXP BOT (in press)

Waszczak C, Kerchev PI, Mühlenbock P, Hoeberichts FA, Van Der Kelen K, Mhamdi A, Willems P, Denecker J, Kumpf RP, Noctor G, Messens J, Van Breusegem F (2016) SHORT-ROOT Deficiency Alleviates the Cell Death Phenotype of the Arabidopsis catalase2 Mutant under Photorespiration-Promoting Conditions. PLANT CELL, 28(8):1844-59.

Yang C, Hu H, Ren H, Kong Y, Lin H, Guo J, Wang L, He Y, Ding X, Grabsztunowicz M, Mulo P, Chen T, Liu Y, Wu Z, Wu YR, Mao C, Wu P and Mo X (2016) LIGHT-INDUCED RICE1 regulates light-dependent attachment of LEAF-TYPE FERRIDOXIN-NADP+ OXIDOREDUCTASE to the thylakoid membrane in rice and Arabidopsis. THE PLANT CELL (in press) 

Zhang ZS, Jin LQ, Li YT, Tikkanen M, Li QM, Ai XZ, Gao HY (2016) Ultraviolet-B radiation (UV-B) relieves chilling-light-induced PSI photoinhibition and accelerates the recovery of CO2 assimilation in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) leaves. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 6:(34455): 1-10.

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