Plant Biology 2016 Virtual Issue

To celebrate Plant Biology 2016 we’ve collated cutting edge content based on key conference themes for you to enjoy:

Small RNA Regulation of Genes and Development

Efficient and Inducible Use of Artificial MicroRNAs in Marchantia polymorpha
Eduardo Flores-Sandoval, Tom Dierschke, Tom J. Fisher, and John L. Bowman
Plant Cell Physiol (2016) 57 (2): 281-290 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv068

Profiling and Characterization of Small RNAs in the Liverwort, Marchantia polymorpha, Belonging to the First Diverged Land Plants
Masayuki Tsuzuki, Ryuichi Nishihama, Kimitsune Ishizaki, Yukio Kurihara, Minami Matsui, John L. Bowman, Takayuki Kohchi, Takahiro Hamada, and Yuichiro Watanabe
Plant Cell Physiol (2016) 57 (2): 359-372 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv182

The CRISPR–Cas system for plant genome editing: advances and opportunities
Vinay Kumar and Mukesh Jain
J. Exp. Bot.(2015)66 (1): 47-57 first published online November 4, 2014 doi:10.1093/jxb/eru429

Different roles for RNA silencing and RNA processing components in virus recovery and virus-induced gene silencing in plants
Xiaofang Ma, Marie-Claude Nicole, Louis-Valentin Meteignier, Ni Hong,Guoping Wang, and Peter Moffett
J. Exp. Bot.(2015)66 (3): 919-932 first published online November 10, 2014 doi:10.1093/jxb/eru447

Developing Healthier Foods: Quality, Nutrition, and Molecular Gastronomy

Enhancement of Thiamin Content in Arabidopsis thaliana by Metabolic Engineering
Wei Dong, Virginia O. Stockwell, and Aymeric Goyer
Plant Cell Physiol (2015) 56 (12): 2285-2296 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv148

Metabolomics-Inspired Insight into Developmental, Environmental and Genetic Aspects of Tomato Fruit Chemical Composition and Quality
Takayuki Tohge and Alisdair R. Fernie
Plant Cell Physiol (2015) 56 (9): 1681-1696 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv093

Planning for food security in a changing climate
Bryan McKersie
J. Exp. Bot. (2015) 66 (12): 3435-3450 first published online January 22, 2015doi:10.1093/jxb/eru547

Unravelling rootstock×scion interactions to improve food security
Alfonso Albacete, Cristina Martínez-Andújar, Ascensión Martínez-Pérez, Andrew J. Thompson, Ian C. Dodd, and Francisco Pérez-Alfoce
J. Exp. Bot.(2015)66 (8): 2211-2226 first published online March 9, 2015 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv027

New biological insights from Large-Scale Biology

Understanding Circadian Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism in Arabidopsis Using Mathematical Models
Alex A.R. Webb and Akiko Satake
Plant Cell Physiol (2015) 56 (4): 586-593 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv033

Combining -Omics to Unravel the Impact of Copper Nutrition on Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Stem Metabolism
Bruno Printz, Gea Guerriero, Kjell Sergeant, Jean-Nicolas Audinot, Cédric Guignard, Jenny Renaut, Stanley Lutts, and Jean-Francois Hausman
Plant Cell Physiol (2016) 57 (2): 407-422 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcw001

Post-translational modifications of hormone-responsive transcription factors: the next level of regulation
Kristine Hill
J. Exp. Bot. (2015) 66 (16): 4933-4945 first published online June 3, 2015 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv273

Nitrate sensing by the maize root apex transition zone: a merged transcriptomic and proteomic survey
Sara Trevisan, Alessandro Manoli, Laura Ravazzolo, Alessandro Botton,Micaela Pivato, Antonio Masi, and Silvia Quaggiotti
J. Exp. Bot. (2015) 66 (13): 3699-3715 first published online April 23, 2015 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv165

Long Distance and Cell-Cell Signalling

Identification of mRNAs that Move Over Long Distances Using an RNA-Seq Analysis of Arabidopsis/Nicotiana benthamiana Heterografts
Michitaka Notaguchi, Tetsuya Higashiyama, and Takamasa Suzuki
Plant Cell Physiol (2015) 56 (2): 311-321 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcu210

Editor’s Choice: Plant Morphology of Heterotrimeric G Protein Mutants
Daisuke Urano, Kotaro Miura, Qingyu Wu, Yukimoto Iwasaki, David Jackson, and Alan M. Jones
Plant Cell Physiol (2016) 57 (3): 437-445 first published online January 10, 2016 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcw002

Antagonistic peptide technology for functional dissection of CLE peptides revisited
Nathan Czyzewicz, Mari Wildhagen, Pietro Cattaneo, Yvonne Stahl,Karine Gustavo Pinto, Reidunn B. Aalen, Melinka A. Butenko, Rüdiger Simon,Christian S. Hardtke, and Ive De Smet
J. Exp. Bot.(2015)66 (17): 5367-5374 first published online June 30, 2015 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv284

Evolutionary divergence of the plant elicitor peptides (Peps) and their receptors: interfamily incompatibility of perception but compatibility of downstream signallingMartina Lori, Marcel C. van Verk, Tim Hander, Hendrik Schatowitz,Dominik Klauser, Pascale Flury, Christoph A. Gehring, Thomas Boller,and Sebastian Bartels
J. Exp. Bot. (2015) 66 (17): 5315-5325 first published online May 22, 2015 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv236

Plant Specialised Metabolism

Metabolic Network Constrains Gene Regulation of C4 Photosynthesis: The Case of Maize
Semidán Robaina-Estévez and Zoran Nikoloski
Plant Cell Physiol (2016) 57 (5): 933-943 first published online February 21, 2016 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcw034

Editor’s Choice: Jasmonate-Responsive ERF Transcription Factors Regulate Steroidal Glycoalkaloid Biosynthesis in Tomato
Chonprakun Thagun, Shunsuke Imanishi, Toru Kudo, Ryo Nakabayashi, Kiyoshi Ohyama, Tetsuya Mori, Koichi Kawamoto, Yukino Nakamura, Minami Katayama, Satoko Nonaka, Chiaki Matsukura, Kentaro Yano, Hiroshi Ezura, Kazuki Saito, Takashi Hashimoto, and Tsubasa Shoji
Plant Cell Physiol (2016) 57 (5): 961-975 first published online April 15, 2016 doi:10.1093/pcp/pcw067

Combined transcript, proteome, and metabolite analysis of transgenic maize seeds engineered for enhanced carotenoid synthesis reveals pleotropic effects in core metabolism
Mathilde Decourcelle, Laura Perez-Fons, Sylvain Baulande, Sabine Steiger, Linhdavanh Couvelard, Sonia Hem, Changfu Zhu, Teresa Capell, Paul Christou, Paul Fraser, and Gerhard Sandman
J. Exp. Bot.(2015)66 (11): 3141-3150 first published online March 20, 2015 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv120

Metabolomic profiling in tomato reveals diel compositional changes in fruit affected by source–sink relationships
Camille Bénard, Stéphane Bernillon, Benoît Biais, Sonia Osorio, Mickaël Maucourt, Patricia Ballias, Catherine Deborde, Sophie Colombié, Cécile Cabasson, Daniel Jacob, Gilles Vercambre, Hélène Gautier, Dominique Rolin, Michel Génard,Alisdair R. Fernie, Yves Gibon, and Annick Moing
J. Exp. Bot. (2015) 66 (11): 3391-3404 first published online April 11, 2015 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv151