Alirzayeva E, Neumann G, Horst W, Allahverdiyeva Y, Specht A, Alizade V (2017) Multiple mechanisms of heavy metal tolerance are differentially expressed in ecotypes of Artemisia fragrans. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 220: 1024-1035


Bersanini L, Allahverdiyeva Y, Battchikova N, Heinz S, Lespinasse M, Ruohisto E, Mustila H, Nickelsen J, Vass I, Aro EM (2017) Dissecting the photoprotective mechanism encoded by the flv4-2 operon: a distinct contribution of Sll0218 in photosystem II stabilization. PLANT CELL ENVIRON 40(3):378-389

Bourdon M, Kalmbach L, Helariutta Y. (2017). Plant Vasculature: Selective Membrane-to-Microtubule Tethering Patterns the Xylem Cell Wall. Curr Biol. 27: R842-R844.


Ferroni L, Cucuzza S, Angeleri M, Aro EM, Pagliano C, Giovanardi M, Baldisserotto C, Pancaldi S. (2017) In the lycophyte Selaginella martensii is the “extra-qT” related to energy spillover? Insights into photoprotection in ancestral vascular plants. ENVIRON EXP BOT. (in press)


Fristedt R, Trotta A, Suorsa M, Nilsson AK, Croce R, Aro EM, Lundin B (2017) PSB33 sustains photosystem II D1 protein under fluctuating light conditions. J EXP BOT. 68(15): 4281-4293


Fuentes S, Rossen NG, van der Spek MJ, Hartman JHA, Huuskonen LKorpela KSalojarvi J, Aalvink S, de Vos WM, D'Haens GR, Zoetendal EG & Ponsioen CY. (2017) Microbial shifts and signatures of long-term remission in ulcerative colitis after faecal microbiota transplantation. ISME Journal. 11: 1877-1889.


Georg J, Kostova G, Vuorijoki L, Schön V, Kadowaki T, Huokko T, Baumgartner D, Müller M, Klähn S, Allahverdiyeva Y, Hihara Y, Futschik ME, Aro EM, Hess WR (2017) Acclimation of oxygenic photosynthesis to iron starvation is controlled by the sRNA IsaR1. CURRENT BIOLOGY 27: 1-12


Giovanardi M, Poggioli M, Ferroni L, Lespinasse M, Baldisserotto C, Aro EM, Pancaldi S (2017) Higher packing of thylakoid complexes ensures a preserved Photosystem II activity in mixotrophic Neochloris oleoabundans. ALGAL RESEARCH 25:255-265


Gollan PJ, Lima-Melo Y, Tiwari A, Aro EM (2017) Interaction between photosynthetic electron transport and chloroplast sinks triggers protection and signalling important for plant productivity. PHIL TRANS R SOC B. 372(1730): 20160390

Grabsztunowicz, M., Koskela, M.M. and Mulo P. 2017: Post-translational modifications in regulation of chloroplast function: recent advances. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 240.


Havurinne V, Tyystjärvi E (2017) Action spectrum of photoinhibition in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. PLANT CELL PHYS. 58(12):2217-2225


Heo JO, Blob B, Helariutta Y (2017) Differentiation of conductive cells: a matter of life and death. CURR OPIN PLANT BIOL 35: 23-29.


Huokko T, Muth-Pawlak D, Battchikova N, Allahverdiyeva Y, Aro EM (2017) Role of type 2 NAD(P)H dehydrogenase NdbC in regulation of carbon allocation in Synechocystis 6803. PLANT PHYS 174(3):1863-1880


Ilík P, Pavlovič A, Kouřil R, Alboresi A, Morosinotto T, Allahverdiyeva Y, Aro EM, Yamamoto H, Shikanai T (2017) Alternative electron transport mediated by flavodiiron proteins is operational in organisms from cyanobacteria up to gymnosperms. NEW PHYTOL 214(3):967-972

Jalakas P, Huang YC, Yeh YH, Zimmerli L, Merilo E, Kollist H & Brosche M. (2017) The Role of ENHANCED RESPONSES TO ABA1 (ERA1) in Arabidopsis Stomatal Responses Is Beyond ABA SignalingPLANT PHYS 174(2):665-671 


Jalakas P., Yarmolinsky D., Kollist H. and Brosché M. (2017). Isolation of Guard-cell Enriched Tissue for RNA Extraction. Bio-protocol 7, e2447

Jämsä M, Lynch F, Santana-Sánchez A, Laaksonen P, Zaitsev G, Solovchenko A, Allahverdiyeva Y (2017) Nutrient removal and biodiesel feedstock potential of green alga UHCC00027 grown in municipal wastewater under Nordic conditions. ALGAL RESEARCH 26: 65-73


Järvi S, Rantala M, Aro EM (2017) Oxygenic Photosynthesis — Light Reactions within the Frame of Thylakoid Architecture and Evolution. From book Ruban A & Barber J (eds.) Photosynthesis and Bioenergetics, pp 243–263. World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd (31 Dec. 2017)

Kangasjärvi J & Teeri T (2017) Viljelykasvien geenien ja genomien muokkaus.  Kiehtovat geenit: mihin geenitietoa käytetään? Jokela, M., Oja-Leikas, M. & Rova, M. (eds.). 1. p.ed. Helsinki: Duodecim, p. 55-61.


Kaurilind E & Brosche M. (2017) Stress Marker Signatures in Lesion Mimic Single and Double Mutants Identify a Crucial Leaf Age-Dependent Salicylic Acid Related Defense Signal. PLoS One. 12: e0170532.


Kimura SWaszczak CMHunter KA & Wrzaczek MA. (2017) Bound by Fate: The Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Receptor-Like Kinase Signaling.  Plant Cell. 29: 638-654.

Ko D, Helariutta Y. (2017). Shoot-Root Communication in Flowering Plants. Curr Biol. 27: R973-R978.


Kootte RS, Levin E, Salojarvi J, Smits LP, Hartstra AV, Udayappan SD, Hermes G, Bouter KE, Koopen A M, Holst JJ, Knop FK, Blaak EE, Zhao J, Smidt H, Harms AC, Hankemeijer T, Bergman JJGHM, Romijn H A, Schaap FG, Damink SWMO, Ackermans MT, Dallinga-Thie GM, Zoetendal E, de Vos WM, Serlie MJ, Stroes ESG, Groen AK & Nieuwdorp M. (2017) Improvement of Insulin Sensitivity after Lean Donor Feces in Metabolic Syndrome Is Driven by Baseline Intestinal Microbiota Composition.  Cell Metabolism. 26: 611-619.


Koski T-M, Lindstedt C, Klemola T, Troscianko J, Mäntylä E, Tyystjärvi E, Stevens M, Helander M, Laaksonen T (2017) Insect herbivory may cause changes in the visual properties of leaves and affect the camouflage of herbivores to avian predators. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY 71(6):97


Kosourov S, Murukesan G, Seibert M, Allahverdiyeva Y (2017) Evaluation of light energy to H2 energy conversion efficiency in thin films of cyanobacteria and green alga under photoautotrophic conditions. ALGAL RES 28:253-263

Kurkela J, Hakkila K, Antal T, Tyystjarvi T (2017) Acclimation to high CO2 requires the ω subunit of the RNA polymerase in Synechocystis. PLANT PHYSIOL 174(1):172-184

Krasensky-Wrzaczek JCarmody MSierla ME & Kangasjärvi JS. (2017) Ozone and Reactive Oxygen Species.  Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. Wiley Online Library, p. 1-9.


Kämäräinen J, Huokko T, Kreula S, Jones PR, Aro EM, Kallio P (2017) Pyridine nucleotide transhydrogenase PntAB is essential for optimal growth and photosynthetic integrity under low-light mixotrophic conditions in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. NEW PHYTOL 214(1):194-204


Ling Y, Alshareef S, Butt H, Lozano-Juste J, Li L, Galal AA, Moustafa A, Momin AA, Tashkandi M, Richardson DN, Fujii H, Arold S, Rodriguez PL, Duque P, Mahfouz MM (2017) Pre-mRNA splicing repression triggers abiotic stress signaling in plants. PLANT JOURNAL 89(2):291-309

Mellor N, Adibi M, El-Showk S, De Rybel B, King J, Mähönen AP, Weijers D, Bishopp A. (2017) Theoretical approaches to understanding root vascular patterning: a consensus between recent models. J Exp Bot. 268:5-16.

Mulo, P. and Medina, M. (2017) Interaction and electron transfer between ferredoxin-NADP+ oxidoreductase and its partners: structural, functional and physiological implications. PHOTOSYNTH RES. 134(3):265-280.


Niemi M, Aro EM. 2017. Koulu-uudistuksen käyntiinpanon unohdetut arkkitehdit. Tieteessä Tapahtuu 35(4):9-16


Nikkanen L, Toivola J, Diaz MG, Rintamäki E (2017) Chloroplast thioredoxin systems: prospects for improving photosynthesis. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 372, 20160474

Ojanen S, Tyystjärvi E, Holmberg H, Kouhia M, Ahtila P (2017) Can bacterial biofiltration be replaced by autotrophic organisms in recirculating fresh water aquaculture? AQUATIC INTERNATIONAL pp 1-14


Otero S and Helariutta Y. (2017) Companion cells: a diamond in the rough. J Exp Bot. 68: 71-78.


Patrikainen P, Carbonell V, Thiel K, Aro EM, Kallio P (2017) Comparison of orthologous cyanobacterial aldehyde deformylating oxygenases in the production of volatile C3-C7 alkanes in engineered E. coli. METABOLIC ENGINEERING COMMUNICATIONS 5: 9-18


Rahikainen M, Trotta A, Alegre S, Pascual J, Vuorinen K, Overmyer K, Moffatt B, Ravanel S, Glawischnig E, Kangasjärvi S (2017) PP2A-B'γ modulates foliar trans-methylation capacity and formation of 4-methoxy-indol-3-yl-methyl glucosinolate in Arabidopsis leaves. THE PLANT JOURNAL 89(1): 112-127    


Ramos-León F, Mariscal V, Battchikova N, Aro EM, Flores E (2017) Septal protein SepJ from the heterocyst-forming cyanobacterium Anabaena forms multimers and interacts with peptidoglycan. FEBS openbio. 7(10): 1515-1526


Rantala M, Tikkanen M, Aro EM (2017) Proteomic characterization of hierarchical megacomplex formation in Arabidopsis thylakoid membrane. THE PLANT JOURNAL. 92(5):951-962

Ross-Elliott TJ, Jensen KH, Haaning KS, Wager BM, Knoblauch J, Howell AH, Mullendore DL, Monteith AG, Paultre D, Yan D, Otero S, Bourdon M, Sager R, Lee JY, Helariutta Y, Knoblauch M, Oparka KJ (2017) Phloem unloading in Arabidopsis roots is convective and regulated by the phloem-pole pericycle. Elife 6. pii: e24125.


Ruonala R, Ko D, Helariutta Y. (2017). Genetic Networks in Plant Vascular Development. Annu Rev Genet. 51: 335-359.


Ruzicka K, Zhang M, Campilho A, Bodi Z, Kashif M, Saleh M, Eeckhout D, El-Showk S, Li H, Zhong S, De Jaeger G, Mongan N, Hejátko J, Helariutta Y, Fray R (2017) Identification of Factors Required for m6A mRNA Methylation in Arabidopsis Reveals a Role for the Conserved E3 Ubiquitin Ligase HAKAI. NEW PHYTOL 215(1), 157-172

Safronov O, Kreuzwieser J, Haberer G, Alyousif MS, Schulze W, Al-Harbi N, Arab L, Ache P, Stempfl T, Kruse J, Mayer KX, Hedrich R, Rennenberg H, Salojarvi JKangasjarvi J. (2017) Detecting early signs of heat and drought stress in Phoenix dactylifera (date palm).  PLoS One. 12: e0177883.


Salojärvi J, Smolander OP, Nieminen K, Rajaraman S, Safronov O, Safdari P, Lamminmäki A, Immanen J, Lan T, Tanskanen J, Rastas P, Amiryousefi A, Jayaprakash B, Kammonen JI, Hagqvist R, Eswaran G, Ahonen VH, Serra JA, Asiegbu FO, de Dios Barajas-Lopez J, Blande D, Blokhina O, Blomster T, Broholm S, Brosché M, Cui F, Dardick C, Ehonen SE, Elomaa P, Escamez S, Fagerstedt KV, Fujii H, Gauthier A, Gollan PJ, Halimaa P, Heino PI, Himanen K, Hollender C, Kangasjärvi S, Kauppinen L, Kelleher CT, Kontunen-Soppela S, Koskinen JP, Kovalchuk A, Kärenlampi SO, Kärkönen AK, Lim KJ, Leppälä J, Macpherson L, Mikola J, Mouhu K, Mähönen AP, Niinemets Ü, Oksanen E, Overmyer K, Palva ET, Pazouki L, Pennanen V, Puhakainen T, Poczai P, Possen BJHM, Punkkinen M, Rahikainen MM, Rousi M, Ruonala R, van der Schoot C, Shapiguzov A, Sierla M, Sipilä TP, Sutela S, Teeri TH, Tervahauta AI, Vaattovaara A, Vahala J, Vetchinnikova L, Welling A, Wrzaczek M, Xu E, Paulin LG, Schulman AH, Lascoux M, Albert VA, Auvinen P, Helariutta Y, Kangasjärvi J. (2017). Genome sequencing and population genomic analyses provide insights into the adaptive landscape of silver birch. Nat Genet. 49: 904-912.


Soitamo A, Havurinne V, Tyystjärvi E (2017) Photoinhibition in marine picocyanobacteria. PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM. 161(1):97-108


Tahereh J, Durian G, Rahikainen M, Kortesniemi M, Kangasjärvi S, Sinkkonen J (2017) NMR study of age dependent metabolic adjustments in wild type and pp2a-b'γ mutant Arabidopsis thaliana. PHYTOCHEMISTRY LETTERS 22:13-20


Thiel K, Vuorio E, Aro EM, Kallio PT (2017) The effect of enhanced acetate influx on Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 metabolism. MICROBIAL CELL FACTORIES 16(21): 1-12


Tikkanen M, Rantala S, Grieco M, Aro EM (2017) Comparative analysis of mutant plants impaired in the main regulatory mechanisms of photosynthetic light reactions - From biophysical measurements to molecular mechanisms. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY 112:290-301

Tossavainen HHellman MVainonen JPKangasjarvi J & Permi P. (2017) H-1, C-13 and N-15 NMR chemical shift assignments of A-thaliana RCD1 RST. Biomolecular NMR assignments. 11: 207-210.

Vie AK, Najafi J, Winge P, Cattan E, Wrzaczek MAKangasjärvi JS, Miller G, Brembu T & Bones AM. (2017) The IDA-LIKE peptides IDL6 and IDL7 are negative modulators of stress responses in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Journal of Experimental Botany. 68: 3557-3571.

Volgusheva AA, Jokel M, Allahverdiyeva Y, Kukarskikh GP, Lukashev EP, Lambreva MD, Krendeleva TE, Antal TK (2017) Comparative analyses of H2 photoproduction in magnesium and sulfur starved Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cultures. PHYSIOL PLANT 161(1):124-137

Vuorijoki L, Kallio P, Aro EM (2017) SRM dataset of the proteome of inactivated iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis regulator SufR in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DATA IN BRIEF 11: 572-575


Vuorijoki L, Tiwari A, Kallio P, Aro EM (2017) Inactivation of iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis regulator SufR in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 induces unique iron-dependent protein-level responses. BIOCHIM BIOPHYS ACTA 1861: 1085-1098


Wallner ES, López-Salmerón V, Belevich I, Poschet G, Jung I, Grünwald K, Sevilem I, Jokitalo E, Hell R, Helariutta Y, Agustí J, Lebovka I, Greb T. (2017) Strigolactone- and Karrikin-Independent SMXL Proteins Are Central Regulators of Phloem Formation. Curr Biol. 8: 1241–1247.


Wirthmueller L, Asai S, Rallapalli G, Sklenar J, Fabro G, Kim DS, Lintermann R, Jaspers P, Wrzaczek MAKangasjärvi JS, MacLean D, Menke FLH, Banfield MJ & Jones JD G. (2017) An Oomycete Effector Protein Induces Shade Avoidance In Arabidopsis And Attenuates Salicylate Signaling By Binding To Host Proteins Of The RADICAL-INDUCED CELL DEATH1 Family.  BioRxiv beta: the preprint server for biology.


Wittenberg G, Järvi S, Hojka M, Tóth SZ, Meyer EH, Aro EM, Schöttler MA, Bock R (2017) Identification and characterization of a stable intermediate in photosystem I assembly in tobacco. PLANT J 90(3):478-490  

Vaattovaara AFMSalojärvi JT & Wrzaczek MA (2017) Extraction and Curation of Gene Models for Plant Receptor Kinases for Phylogenetic Analysis.  Plant Receptor Kinases : Methods and Protocols. Aalen, R. (ed.). New York: Springer, p. 79-91 (Methods in Molecular Biology; no. 1621)

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