Centre Attributed Publications 2016

Chen M (2016) Martin F Homman-Marriott (ed.) The structural basis of biological energy generation. Photosynthesis Research 128: 103105.

Furbank RT (2016) Walking the C4 pathway: past, present, and future. Journal of Experimental Botany 67: 4057-4066 doi:10.1093/jxb/erw161. Invited ‘Darwin review’.

Furbank RT, Sage RF (2016) CO2 concentrating mechanisms in photosynthetic organisms: evolution, efficiency and significance for crop improvement. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 31: iv-vii. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.04.011. (Invited editorial overview for a special issue ‘Physiology and metabolism 2016’.

Ghannoum O (2016) How can we breed for more water use-efficient sugarcane? Journal of Experimental Botany 67: 557-559. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw009.

Groszmann M, Osborn HL, Evans JR (2016) Carbon dioxide and water transport through plant aquaporins. Plant, Cell and Environment. 1 Dec. doi: 10.1111/pce.12844.

Hammer G, McLean G, Doherty A, van Oosterom E, Chapman S (2016) Sorghum crop modelling and its utility in agronomy and breeding. In, V Prasad and I Ciampitti (eds.) Sorghum: State of the Art and Future Perspectives. ASA and CSSA, Madison, WI, USA. Agronomy Monograph 58. doi:10.2134/agronmonogr58.2014.0064.

Long BM, Rae BD, Rolland V, Förster B, Price GD (2016) Cyanobacterial CO2-concentrating mechanism components: function and prospects for plant metabolic engineering. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 31: 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.03.002.

Sharwood RE, Ghannoum O, Whitney SM (2016) Prospects for improving CO2 fixation in C3-crops through understanding C4-Rubisco biogenesis and catalytic diversity. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 31: 135-142. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.04.002.

Taniguchi M, Weber APM, von Caemmerer S (2016) Future research into C4 biology. Plant and Cell Physiology 57: 879-880. doi: 10.1093/ pcp/pcw082.

von Caemmerer S, Furbank RT (2016) Strategies for improving C4 photosynthesis. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 31: 125-134. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.04.003.

Wu A, Song Y, van Oosterom EJ, Hammer GL (2016) Connecting biochemical photosynthesis models with crop models to support crop improvement. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 1518. doi:10.3389/fpls.2016.01518.


Letters, notes and commentaries addressing routes to improved photosynthesis, growth and yield

Busch F, Farquhar GD (2016) Poor evidence for C4 photosynthesis in the wheat grain. Plant Physiology 172: 1357 doi: 10.1104/pp16.01475.

Hibberd JM, Furbank RT (2016) Wheat genomics: seeds of C4 photosynthesis. Nature Plants, news and views 3 Nov 16172 doi: 10.1038/NPLANTS.2016.172. (‘In retrospect, News and views’ commentary.

Hibberd J, Furbank R (2016) Fifty years of C4 photosynthesis. Nature 538; 177-179. doi:10.1038/538177b. (Invited ‘In retrospect, News and views’ commentary,

Niinemets Ü, Berry JA, von Caemmerer S, Ort DR, Parry MAJ, Poorter H (2016) Photosynthesis: ancient, essential, complex, diverse and in need of improvement in a changing world. The 17th International Congress on Photosynthesis Research – Photosynthesis in a Changing World, 7-12 August, 2016, Maastricht, The Netherlands. New Phytologist 213: 43-47.


Research articles addressing routes to improved photosynthesis, growth and yield

Alonso-Cantabrana H, von Caemmerer S (2016) Carbon isotope discrimination as a diagnostic tool for C4 photosynthesis in C3-C4 intermediate species. Journal of Experimental Botany 67: 3109-3121. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv555.

Barbour MM, Evans JR, Simonin KA, von Caemmerer S (2016) On-line CO2 and H2O oxygen isotope fractionation allows estimation of mesophyll conductance in C4 plants, and reveals that mesophyll conductance decreases as leaves age in both C4 and C3 plants. New Phytologist 210: 875-889. doi: 10.1111/ nph.13830.

Busch F, Sage RF (2016) The sensitivity of photosynthesis to O2 and CO2 concentration identified strong Rubisco control above the thermal optimum. New Phytologist 21 Oct. doi: 10.1111/nph.14258.

Danila FR, Quick WP, White RG, Furbank RT, von Caemmerer S (2016) The metabolite pathway between bundle sheath and mesophyll: Quantification of plasmodesmata in leaves of C3 and C4 monocots. Plant Cell 28: 1461-1471. doi: 10.1105/tpc.16.00155

Hernandez-Prieto M, Lin Y, Chen M (2016) The complex transcriptional resonses of Acaryoclhloris marina to different oxygen levels. Genes, Genomes and Genetics (in press).

Loughlin PC, Duxbury Z, Mukasa Mugerwa TT, Smith PMC, Willows RD, Chen M (2016) Spectral properties of bacteriophytochrome AM1_5894 in chlorophyll d-containing cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina. Scientific Reports 6: 27547.

McGaughey SA, Osborn HL, Chen L, Pegler JL, Tyerman SD, Furbank RT, Byrt CS, Grof CPL (2016) Roles of aquaporins in Setaria viridis stem development and sugar storage. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 1815. doi: 10.3389/ fpls.2016.01815.

Meacham K, Sirault X, Quick WP , von Caemmerer S, Furbank RT (2016) Diurnal solar energy conversion and photoprotection in rice canopies. Plant Physiology 28 Nov. doi:10.1104/ pp.16.01585.

Osborn HL, Alonso-Cantabrana H, Sharwood RE, Covshoff S, Evans JR, Furbank R, von Caemmerer S (2016) Effects of reduced carbonic anhydrase activity on CO2 assimilation rates in Setaria viridis; a transgenic analysis. Journal of Experimental Botany 4 Oct. 10.1093/jxb/erw357.

Rolland V, Badger MR, Price GD (2016) Redirecting the cyanobacterial bicarbonate transporters BicA and SbtA to the chloroplast envelope: Soluble and membrane cargos need different chloroplast targeting signals in plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:185. 29 Feb doi. org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00185.

Sharwood R, Sonawane B, Ghannoum O, Whitney SM (2016) Improved analysis of C4 and C3 photosynthesis via refined in vitro assays of their carbon fixation biochemistry. Journal of Experimental Botany 67: 3137-3148. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw154.

Sharwood R, Ghannoum O, Kapralov M, Gunn LH, Whitney SM (2016) Temperature responses of Rubisco from Paniceae grasses provide opportunities for improving C3 photosynthesis. Nature Plants Article 16186.

Wilson RH, Alonso H, Whitney SM (2016) Evolving Methanococcoides burtonii archaeal Rubisco for improved photosynthesis and plant growth. Scientific Reports, 6: Article 22284. doi: 10.1038/srep22284.

Young JN, Heureux AMC, Sharwood RE, Rickaby REM, Morel FMM, Whitney SM (2016) Large variation in the Rubisco kinetics of diatoms reveals diversity among their carbon-concentrating mechanisms. Journal of Experimental Botany, 67: 3445-3456. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw163.