Abou-Saleh RH, Hernandez-Gomez MC, Amsbury S, Paniaqua C, Bourdon M, Miyashima S, Helariutta Y, Fuller M, Budtova T, Connell SD, Ries ME, Benitez-Alfonso Y (2018) Interactions between callose and cellulose revealed through the analysis of biopolymer mixtures. NAT. COMMUN. 9(1):4538

Angeleri M, Zorina A, Aro EM, Battchikova N. (2018) Interplay of SpkG kinase and the Slr0151 protein in the phosphorylation of Ferredoxin 5 in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803. FEBS LETT. 592(3):411-421

Antonacci A, Lambreva M, Margonelli A, Sobolev A, Pastorelli S, Bertalan I, Johanningmeier U, Sobolev V, Samish I, Edelman M, Havurinne V, Tyystjärvi E, Giardi M, Mattoo AK, Rea G (2018) Photosystem-II D1 protein mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in relation to metabolic rewiring and remodelling of H-bond network at QB site. Sci Rep. 8(1):14745

Battchikova N, Muth-Pawlak D, Aro EM. (2018) Proteomics of cyanobacteria: current horizons. Current opinion in biotechnology. 31;54:65-71.


Blob B, Heo JO, Helariutta Y. (2018) Phloem differentiation: an integrative model for cell specification. J PLANT RES. 131: 31-36.

Baesso B, Chiatante D, Terzaghi M, Zenga D, Nieminen K, Mahonen AP, Siligato R, Helariutta Y, Scippa GS, Montagnoli A. (2018) Transcription factors PRE3 and WOX11 are involved in the formation of new lateral roots from secondary growth taproot in A. thaliana. PLANT BIOL

Cui F, Wu H, Safronov O, Zhang P, Kumar R, Kollist H, Salojärvi J, Panstruga R, Overmyer K (2018) Arabidopsis MLO2 is a negative regulator of sensitivity to extracellular ROS. PLANT CELL ENVIRON 41(4):782-796

de Dios Barajas-Lopez J, Moreno JR, Gamez-Arjona FM, Pardo JM, Punkkinen M, Zhu JK, Quintero FJ, Fujii H (2018) Upstream kinases of plant SnRKs are involved in salt stress tolerance. PLANT J 93(1):107-11

Ehonen S, Yarmolinsky D, Kollist H & Kangasjarvi J. (2018) Reactive Oxygen Species, Photosynthesis, and Environment in the Regulation of Stomata. ANTIOXID REDOX SIGNAL

el-Showk S, Mähönen AP (2018) A cellular passage to the root interior. NATURE 555:454–455

Felten J, Vahala J, Love J, Gorzsás A, Rüggeberg M, Delhomme N, Leśniewska J, Kangasjärvi J, Hvidsten TR, Mellerowicz EJ, Sundberg B. (2018) Ethylene signaling induces gelatinous layers with typical features of tension wood in hybrid aspen. NEW PHYTOL 218(3):999-1014

Füßl M, Lassowskat I, Née G, Koskela M.M, Brünje A., Tilak P, Giese J, Leister D, Mulo P, Schwarzer D, Finkemeier I. (2018) Beyond histones: new substrate proteins of lysine deacetylases in Arabidopsis nuclei. FRONT PLANT SCI 9, 461.


Gutermuth T, Herbell S, Lassig R, Brosché M, Romeis T, Feijo J.A, Hedrich R, Konrad K.R. (2018) Tip‐localized Ca2+‐permeable channels control pollen tube growth via kinase‐dependent R‐ and S‐type anion channel regulation. NEW PHYTOL. 218: 1089-1105.

Hakkila K,Valev D, Antal T, Tyystjärvi E and Tyystjärvi T. (2019) Group 2 Sigma Factors Are Central Regulators of Oxidative Stress Acclimation in Cyanobacteria. Plant and Cell Physiology 60:436–447. Epub ahead of print Nov 2018

Havurinne V, Mattila H, Antinluoma M, Tyystjärvi E (2018) Unresolved quenching mechanisms of chlorophyll fluorescence may invalidate multiple turnover saturating pulse analyses of photosynthetic electron transfer in microalgae" PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM 166:365-379

Hellmann E, Ko D, Ruonala R, Helariutta Y (2018) Plant Vascular Tissues-Connecting Tissue Comes in All Shapes. PLANTS 7(4)109

Ingram G, Mähönen AP. (2018) Editorial Overview: Growth and development. CURR OPIN PLANT BIOL. 41: iii-v.

Jämsä M, Kosourov S, Rissanen V, Hakalahti M, Pere J, Ketoja JA, Tammelin T, Allahverdiyeva Y (2018) Versatile templates from cellulose nanofibrils for photosynthetic microbial biofuel production. J MATER CHEM A. 6:5825-5835

Jokel M, Johnson X, Peltier G, Aro EM, Allahverdiyeva Y (2018) Hunting the main player enabling Chlamydomonas reinhardtii growth under fluctuating light. PLANT J. 94:822-835

Kangasjärvi S (2018) 70 years of SPPS – outlook by Early-Career Principal Investigators. PHYSIOL PLANT 162(2):146-147

Khorobrykh S, Tyystjärvi E (2018)  Plastoquinol generates and scavenges reactive oxygen species in organic solvent: potential relevance for thylakoids. BBA - BIOENERGETICS 1859(10):1119-1131

Krasensky-Wrzaczek J, Kangasjärvi J (2018) The role of reactive oxygen species in the integration of temperature and light signals J EXP BOT. 69(14):3347-3358

Koskela MM, Brünje A, Ivanauskaite A, Grabsztunowicz M, Lassowskat I, Neumann U, Dinh TV, Sindlinger J, Schwarzer D, Wirtz M, Tyystjarvi E, Finkemeier I, Mulo P (2018) Chloroplast acetyltransferase NSI is required for state transitions in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLANT CELL 30: 1695–1709,

Koskela MM, Dahlström KM, Goñi G, Lehtimäki N, Nurmi M, Velazquez-Campoy A, Hanke G, Bölter B, Salminen TA, Medina M, Mulo P. 2018: Arabidopsis FNRL protein is an NADPH-dependent chloroplast oxidoreductase resembling bacterial ferredoxin-NADP+ reductases. PHYSIOL PLANT. 162(2): 177-190


Kosourov S, He M, Allahverdiyeva Y, Seibert M (2018) Immobilization of Microalgae as a Tool for Efficient Light Utilization in H2 Production and Other Biotechnology Applications In: Seibert M, Torzillo G (eds.) Microalgal Hydrogen Production: Achievements and Perspectives. RSC, ISBN 978-1-84973-672-5. Chapter 15, 355-384

Kosourov S, Jokel M, Aro E.-M, Allahverdiyeva Y (2018) A new approach for sustained and efficient H2 photoproduction by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. ENERGY ENVIRON SCI 11: 1431-1436

Kämäräinen J, Nylund M, Aro EM, Kallio P. (2018) Comparison of ethanol tolerance between potential cyanobacterial production hosts. J BIOTECHNOL 283:140-145

Lama AD, Klemola T, Tyystjärvi E, Niemelä P, Vuorisalo T. (2018) Physiological and growth responses of Jatropha curcas (L.) seedlings to simulated herbivory and drought stress. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 121:486-493  

Li L, Aro EM, Millar HA (2018) Mechanisms of photodamage and protein turnover in photoinhibition

TRENDS PLANT SCI. 23:667-676

Nikkanen L, Toivola J, Trotta A, Guinea Diaz M, Tikkanen M, Aro EM, Rintamäki E. (2018) Regulation of cyclic electron flow by chloroplast NADPH-dependent thioredoxin system. PLANT DIRECT 2(11):e00098

Nikkanen L, Guinea Diaz M, Toivola J, Tiwari A, Rintamäki E. (2018) Multilevel regulation of non-photochemical quenching and state transitions by chloroplast NADPH-dependent thioredoxin reductase. PHYSIOL PLANT in press

Overmyer KL, Vuorinen, KE & Brosche MJ. (2018) Interaction points in plant stress signaling pathways. PHYSIOL PLANT 162: 191–204.

Pinnola A, Alboresi A, Nosek L, Semchonok D, Rameez A, Trotta A, Barozzi F, Kouřil R, Dall'Osto L, Aro EM, Boekema EJ, Bassi R. A LHCB9-dependent photosystem I megacomplex induced under low light in Physcomitrella patens. (2018)  NATURE PLANTS 4(11):910-919. doi: 10.1038/s41477-018-0270-2.

Rahikainen M, Alegre S, Trotta A, Pascual J, Kangasjärvi S (2018) Trans-methylation reactions in plants: focus on the activated methyl cycle. PHYSIOL PLANT 162(2):162-176 

Rantala, M., Paakkarinen, V., Aro, E. M. Analysis of Thylakoid Membrane Protein Complexes by Blue Native Gel Electrophoresis (2018) J VIS EXP. 139

Rantala S, Tikkanen M (2018) Phosphorylation-induced lateral rearrangements of thylakoid protein complexes upon light acclimation. PLANT DIRECT 2:1-12


Saar KL, Bombelli P, Lea-Smith DJ, Call T, Aro EM, Müller T, Howe CJ, Knowles TP (2018) Enhancing power density of biophotovoltaics by decoupling storage and power delivery. NAT ENERGY 3:75-78.

Sierla M, Hõrak H, Overmyer K, Waszczak C, Yarmolinsky D, Maierhofer T, Vainonen JP, Salojärvi J, Denessiouk K, Laanemets K, Tõldsepp K, Vahisalu T, Gauthier A, Puukko T, Paulin L, Auvinen P, Geiger D, Hedrich R, Kollist H, Kangasjärvi J (2018) The Receptor-like Pseudokinase GHR1 Is Required for Stomatal Closure. Plant Cell 30 (11):2813-2837

Storti M, Alboresi A, Gerotto C, Aro EM, Finazzi G, Morosinotto T. 2018. Role of cyclic and pseudo-cyclic electron transport in response to dynamic light changes Physcomitrella patens. PLANT CELL ENVIRON. 42:1590-1603

Thiel K, Mulaku E, Dandapani H, Nagy C, Aro EM, Kallio P. Translation efficiency of heterologous proteins is significantly affected by the genetic context of RBS sequences in engineered cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. MICROB CELL FACT. 17(1):34.

Tikkanen M, Grebe S (2018) Switching off photoprotection of photosystem I - a novel tool for gradual PSI photoinhibition. PHYSIOL PLANT 162(2):156-161


Tylewicz S, Petterle A, Marttila S, Miskolczi P, Azeez A, Singh RK, Immanen J, Mähler N, Hvidsten TR, Eklund DM, Bowman JL (2018) Photoperiodic control of seasonal growth is mediated by ABA acting on cell-cell communication. SCIENCE eaan8576


Waszczak C, Carmody M, & Kangasjärvi J (2018) Reactive Oxygen Species in Plant Signaling. ANNU REV PLANT BIOL 69:1, 209-236

Wirthmueller L, Asai S, Rallapalli G, Sklenar J, Fabro G, Kim DS, Lintermann R, Jaspers P, Wrzaczek M, Kangasjärvi J, MacLean D, Menke FLH, Banfield MJ, Jones JDG (2018) Arabidopsis downy mildew effector HaRxL106 suppresses plant immunity by binding to RADICAL-INDUCED CELL DEATH1. NEW PHYTOL. 220(1):232-248

Yodsang P, Raksajit W, Aro EM, Mäenpää P, Incharoensakdi A. (2018) Factors affecting photobiological hydrogen production in five filamentous cyanobacteria from Thailand. PHOTOSYNTHETICA 56: 334-341


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