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Voiniciuc Lab Peer-Reviewed Publications

2023 Articles

Publications from the Voiniciuc lab in this year included two research reviews and two primary articles featuring the results of two collaborations, including one that started at UF.

31. Oliveira-Filho ER, Voiniciuc C*, Hanson AD* (2023) Adapting enzymes to improve their functionality in plants: why and how. Biochemical Society Transactions 51: 1957–1966

30. Wolf ESA, Vela S, Wilker J, Davis A, Robert M, Infante V, Venado RE, Voiniciuc C, Ané J-M, Vermerris W* (2023) Identification of genetic and environmental factors influencing aerial root traits that support biological nitrogen fixation in sorghum. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics: jkad285

29. Hsieh Y-F, Suslov D, Espen L, Schiavone M, Rautengarten C, Grieß-Osowski A, Voiniciuc C, Poirier Y* (2023) cis-Golgi phosphate transporters harboring an EXS domain are essential for numerous aspects of plant growth and development. Plant Phys: kiad123.

28. Grieß-Osowski A, Voiniciuc C* (2023) Branched Mannan and Xyloglucan as a Dynamic Duo in Plant Cell Walls. Cell Surface: 100098.

2022 Articles

Publications from the Voiniciuc lab in 2022 included a Current Opinion perspective on the opportunities for cell wall improvement, an overdue review on mannan biosynthesis in plants and several primary research articles, during the transition of the lab to UF.

27. Voiniciuc C* (2022) It’s Time to Go Glyco in Cell Wall Bioengineering. Curr Opin Plant Biol: 102313.

26. He J, Yang B, Hause G, Rössner N, Peiter-Volk T, Schattat MH, Voiniciuc C, Peiter E* (2022) The trans-Golgi-localized protein BICAT3 regulates manganese allocation and matrix polysaccharide biosynthesis. Plant Phys 190: 2579-2600 

24. Zhang A, Matsuoka K, Kareem A, Robert M, Roszak P, Blob B, Bisht A, De Veylder L, Voiniciuc C, Asahina M, Melnyk CW* (2022) Cell wall damage activates DOF transcription factors to promote wound healing and tissue regeneration in Arabidopsis thaliana. Curr Biol 32: 1883–1894

23.  Voiniciuc C* (2022) Modern Mannan: A Hemicellulose’s Journey. New Phytol 234: 1175–1184

2021 and Earlier Publications from Germany

Publications in this section include the start of the independent Designer Glycans research group and the earlier works of Dr. Voiniciuc in Canada, Germany and France.

22.  Robert M, Waldhauer J, Stritt F, Yang B, Pauly M, Voiniciuc C* (2021) Modular biosynthesis of plant hemicellulose and its impact on yeast cells Biotechnol Biofuels 14: 140

21. Mielke S, Zimmer M, Meena MK, Dreos R, Stellmach H, Hause B, Voiniciuc C, Gasperini D* (2021) Jasmonate biosynthesis arising from altered cell walls is prompted by turgor-driven mechanical compression. Sci Adv 7: eabf0356

19. Verhertbruggen Y, Bouder A, Vigouroux J, Alvarado C, Geairon A, Guillon F, Wilkinson MD, Stritt F, Pauly M, Lee MY, Mortimer JC, Scheller HV, Mitchell RAC, Voiniciuc C, Saulnier L, Chateigner-Boutin A-L* (2020) The TaCslA12 gene expressed in the wheat grain endosperm synthesizes wheat-like mannan when expressed in yeast and Arabidopsis. Plant Sci: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2020.110693

18. Pauly M, Gawenda NWagner C, Fischbach P, Ramírez V, Axmann IM, Voiniciuc C* (2019) The Suitability of Orthogonal Hosts to Study Plant Cell Wall Biosynthesis. Plants 8516

17. Voiniciuc C, Dama M, Gawenda NStritt F, Pauly M* (2019) Mechanistic insights from plant heteromannan synthesis in yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci 116522–527

16. Voiniciuc C*, Engle KA, Günl M, Dieluweit S, Schmidt MH-W, Yang J, Moremen KW, Mohnen D, Usadel B (2018) Identification of Key Enzymes for Pectin Synthesis in Seed Mucilage. Plant Physiol 1781045–106

15. Polko JK, Barnes WJ, Voiniciuc C, Doctor S, Steinwand B, Hill JL, Tien M, Pauly M, Anderson CT, Kieber J* (2018) SHOU4 proteins regulate trafficking of cellulose synthase complexes to the plasma membrane. Curr Biol 28: 1–9

14. Yang B*, Voiniciuc C, Fu L, Dieluweit S, Klose H, Usadel B (2018) TRM4 is essential for cellulose deposition in Arabidopsis seed mucilage by maintaining cortical microtubule organization and interacting with CESA3. New Phytol 221881–895

13. van der Schuren A, Voiniciuc C, Bragg J, Ljung K, Vogel J, Pauly M, Hardtke C* (2018) Broad spectrum developmental role of Brachypodium AUX1. New Phytol 2191216-1223.

12. Voiniciuc C, Pauly M, Usadel B* (2018) Monitoring Polysaccharide Dynamics in the Plant Cell Wall. Plant Physiol 1762590-2600.

11. Voiniciuc C* (2017) Whole-seed Immunolabeling of Arabidopsis Mucilage Polysaccharides. Bio-protocol 7e2323

10. Voiniciuc C*, Zimmermann E, Schmidt MH-W, Günl M, Fu L, North HM, Usadel B (2016) Extensive Natural Variation in Arabidopsis Seed Mucilage Structure. Front Plant Sci 7803

9. Voiniciuc C* (2016) Quantification of the Mucilage Detachment from Arabidopsis Seeds. Bio-protocol 6e1802

8. Voiniciuc C*, Günl M (2016) Analysis of Monosaccharides in Total Mucilage Extractable from Arabidopsis Seeds. Bio-protocol 6e1801

6. Voiniciuc C*, Schmidt MH-W, Berger A, Yang B, Ebert B, Scheller HV, North HM, Usadel B, Günl M (2015) MUCILAGE-RELATED10 Produces Galactoglucomannan That Maintains Pectin and Cellulose Architecture in Arabidopsis Seed Mucilage. Plant Physiol 169403–420

5. Griffiths JS, Šola K, Kushwaha R, Lam P, Tateno M, Young R, Voiniciuc C, Dean GH, Shawn DM, DeBolt S, et al (2015) Unidirectional Movement of Cellulose Synthase Complexes in Arabidopsis Seed Coat Epidermal Cells Deposit Cellulose Involved in Mucilage Extrusion, Adherence, And Ray Formation. Plant Physiol 168502–520

3. Griffiths JS, Tsai AY-L, Xue H, Voiniciuc C, Sola K, Seifert GJ, Mansfield SD, Haughn GW* (2014) SALT-OVERLY SENSITIVE5 Mediates Arabidopsis Seed Coat Mucilage Adherence and Organization through Pectins. Plant Physiol 165: 991–1004

1. Mendu V, Griffiths JS, Persson S, Stork J, Downie B, Voiniciuc C, Haughn GW, DeBolt S* (2011) Subfunctionalization of cellulose synthases in seed coat epidermal cells mediates secondary radial wall synthesis and mucilage attachment. Plant Physiol 157441–453

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