Plant Environmental Stress Selected Publications


Abiotic and biotic stress

Christensen SA, Huffaker A, Kaplan F, Sims J, Ziemann S, Doehlemann G, Ji L, Schmitz RJ, Kolomiets MV, Alborn HT, Mori N, Jander G, Ni X, Sartor RC, Byers S, Abdo Z, Schmelz EA (2015) The maize death acids, 10-oxo-11-phytoenoate and derivatives, demonstrate specificity in jasmonate-related pathogen signaling and defense. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1511131112

Manosalva P, Manohar M, von Reuss SH, Chen S, Koch A, Kaplan F, Choe A, Micikas RJ, Wang X, Kogel K-H, Sternberg PW, Williamson VM, Schroeder FC, Klessig DF (2015) Conserved nematode signaling molecules elicit plant defenses and pathogen resistance.      Nature Communications 6, 7795

Wamalwa LN, Cheseto X, Ouna E, Kaplan F, Maniania NK, Machuka J, Torto B, Ghislain M (2014) Toxic Ipomeamarone Accumulation in Healthy Parts of Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L. Lam) Storage Roots on Infection by Rhizopus stolonifer. J. Agric. Food. Chem. (2015) 63: 335–342 MagLab Science Highlights

Kaplan F*(Corresponding author*), Zhao W, Richards JT, Wheeler RM, Guy CL, Levine LH* (2012) Transcriptional and metabolic insights into the differential physiological responses of Arabidopsis to optimal and supraoptimal atmospheric CO2. PLoS ONE 7:e43583. Cited by 15

Ali JG, Alborn HT, Campos-Herrera R, Kaplan F, Duncan LW, Rodriguez-Saona C, Koppenhöfer AM, and Stelinski LL (2012) Extending explorations of belowground herbivore-induced plant volatiles: Attracting natural enemies of root pests in multiple contexts. PLoS ONE. 7: e38146. Cited by 24

Huffaker A, Kaplan F, Vaughan MM, Dafoe NJ, Ni X, Rocca JR, Alborn HT, Teal PEA and Schmelz EA (2011) Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize. Plant Physiol. 156: 2082–2097. Cited by 50

Schmelz EA, Kaplan F, Huffaker A, Dafoe NJ, Vaughan MM, Ni X, Rocca JR, Alborn HT, and Teal PEA (2011) Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 108: 5455 – 5460. Cited by >60

Kaplan F, Sung DY, Haskell D, Riad GS, Popp M, Amaya MU, LaBoon AU, Kawamura Y, Tominaga Y, Kopka J, Uemura M, Lee K-J, Brecht JK and Guy CL (2009) Could Ethanolic Fermentation During Cold Shock Be a Novel Plant Cold Stress Coping Strategy? L. V. Gusta, M. E. Wisniewski and K. K. Tanino (Eds). In Plant Cold Hardiness. From the Laboratory to the Field. Oxford University Press. pp 80–90.

Guy C, Kaplan F, Kopka J, Selbig J, Hincha DK, (2008) Metabolomics of temperature stress. Physiol. Plant. 132: 220 – 235. (Invited review) Cited by >200

Levine LH, Kasahara H, Kopka J, Erban A, Fehrl I, Kaplan F, Zhao W, Littell RC, Guy C, Wheeler R, Sager J, Mills A, and Levine HG (2008) Physiologic and metabolic responses of wheat seedlings to elevated and super-elevated carbon dioxide. Adv. Space Res. 42: 1917 – 1928. Cited by 21

Kaplan F, Kopka J, Sung DY, Zhao W, Popp M, Porat R, Guy CL (2007) Transcript and metabolite profiling during cold acclimation of Arabidopsis reveals an intricate relationship of cold-regulated gene expression with modifications in metabolite content. Plant J. 50: 967 – 981. Cited by > 160

Kaplan F, Sung D-Y, and Guy CL (2006) Roles of Beta-amylases During Temperatures Stress. Physiol. Plant. 126: 120 – 128. (Invited review) (Ph.D. dissertation) Cited by 62 and Plant Physiology Text Book in 2010 by Taiz and Zeiger

Kaplan F, and Guy CL (2005) RNA interference of Arabidopsis beta‐amylase8 prevents maltose accumulation upon cold shock and increases sensitivity of PSII photochemical efficiency to freezing stress. Plant J. 44: 730 – 743. (Ph.D. dissertation) Cited by >100

Kaplan F, Kopka J, Haskell D, Zhao W, Schiller KC, Gatzke N, Sung DY, Guy CL (2004) Exploring The Temperature Stress Metabolome of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 136: 4159 – 4168.  Cited by > 500

Kaplan F, and Guy CL (2004) Beta-amylase induction and the protective role of maltose during temperature shock. Plant Physiol. 135: 1674 – 1684. (Ph.D. dissertation) Cited by > 130

Sung D-Y, Kaplan F, Lee K-J, and Guy CL (2003) Acquired tolerance to temperature extremes in plants. Trends Plant Sci. 8: 179 – 187. (Review) Cited by > 300

Sung D-Y, Kaplan F, and Guy CL (2001) Plant Hsp70 molecular chaperones: protein structure, gene family, expression and function. Physiol. Plant. 113: 443 – 451. (Invited review) Cited by 73