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(Bold: Yang lab members, *: corresponding author)

  1. A Peper, CJ Newton, S Lim, W Zheng, T Brenneman, L Yang* , (2024) Functional Characterization of Core and Unique Calcite Dissolving Bacteria Communities from Peanut Fields.  Phytopathology
  2. D Xu, L Yang*, (2024) Spatial regulation of immunity: unmasking the secrets of abaxial immunity to powdery mildew
    Journal of Experimental Botany 75 (5), 1213-1216
  3. Sorrel Tran, Yun-Fan Stephanie Chen, Dawei Xu, Madalene Ison and Li Yang* (2023) Microbial Pattern Recognition suppresses de novo organogenesis. Development . 2023 Apr 19;dev.201485. doi: 10.1242/dev.201485. ()
  4. Tran, S., M. Ison, N.C. Ferreira Dias, M.A. Ortega, Y.S. Chen, A. Peper, L. Hu, D. Xu, K. Mozaffari, P.M. Severns, Y. Yao, C.J. Tsai, P. Teixeira, and L. Yang*, (2023) Endogenous salicylic acid suppresses de novo root regeneration from leaf explants. PLoS Genet, 19(3): p. e1010636.
  5. Kong, F. and L. Yang*, (2023) Pathogen-triggered changes in plant development: Virulence strategies or host defense mechanism? Front Microbiol, 14: p. 1122947.
  6. Hu, L., P. Qi, A. Peper, F. Kong, Y. Yao, and L. Yang*, (2023) Distinct function of SPL genes in age-related resistance in Arabidopsis. PLoS Pathog, 19(3): p. e1011218.
  7. Peper, A., T. Brenneman, and L. Yang*, (2022) Calcite Dissolving Bacteria from peanut (Arachis hypogaea) pegging zone influences soil calcium level. Frontiers in Microbiomes: p. 9.
  8. Peper, A., N. Wiley, A. Liu, T. Brenneman, and L. Yang*, (2022) A Note on the Development of an In-Tube Growth system to study pod-specific responses of peanut (Arachis hypogaea). Peanut Science. 49(1), p. 56-60.
  9. Liu, W., Y. Zhang, X. Fang, S. Tran, N. Zhai, Z. Yang, F. Guo, L. Chen, J. Yu, M.S. Ison, T. Zhang, L. Sun, H. Bian, Y. Zhang, L. Yang*, and L. Xu, (2022) Transcriptional landscapes of de novo root regeneration from detached Arabidopsis leaves revealed by time-lapse and single-cell RNA sequencing analyses. Plant Commun, 3(4): p. 100306.
  10. Deom, C.M.*, M.S. Alabady, and L. Yang, (2021) Early transcriptome changes induced by the Geminivirus C4 oncoprotein: setting the stage for oncogenesis. BMC genomics, 22(1): p. 1-19.
  11. Zhang, G., F. Zhao, L. Chen, Y. Pan, L. Sun, N. Bao, T. Zhang, C.X. Cui, Z. Qiu, Y. Zhang, L. Yang, and L. Xu*, (2019) Jasmonate-mediated wound signalling promotes plant regeneration. Nat Plants, 5(5): p. 491-497.
  12. Hu, L. and L. Yang*, (2019) Time to fight: Molecular mechanisms of age-related resistance. Phytopathology, 109(9): p. 1500-1508.
  13. He, J., M. Xu, M.R. Willmann, K. McCormick, T. Hu, L. Yang, C.G. Starker, D.F. Voytas, B.C. Meyers, and R.S. Poethig*, (2018) Threshold-dependent repression of SPL gene expression by miR156/miR157 controls vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Genet, 14(4): p. e1007337.

(Before joining UGA)

  1. Yang, Q., Y. He, M. Kabahuma, T. Chaya, A. Kelly, E. Borrego, Y. Bian, F. El Kasmi, L. Yang, P. Teixeira, J. Kolkman, R. Nelson, M. Kolomiets, J. L Dangl, R. Wisser, J. Caplan, X. Li, N. Lauter, and P. Balint-Kurti, (2017) A gene encoding maize caffeoyl-CoA O-methyltransferase confers quantitative resistance to multiple pathogens. Nat Genet, 49(9): p. 1364-1372.
  2. Yang, L., P.J.P.L. Teixeira, S. Biswas, O.M. Finkel, Y. He, I. Salas-Gonzalez, M.E. English, P. Epple, P. Mieczkowski, and J.L. Dangl, (2017) Pseudomonas syringae Type III Effector HopBB1 Promotes Host Transcriptional Repressor Degradation to Regulate Phytohormone Responses and Virulence. Cell Host Microbe, 21(2): p. 156-168.
  3. Nishimura, M.T., R.G. Anderson, K.A. Cherkis, T.F. Law, Q.L. Liu, M. Machius, Z.L. Nimchuk, L. Yang, E.-H. Chung, F. El Kasmi, M. Hyunh, E. Osborne Nishimura, J.E. Sondek, and J.L. Dangl, (2017) TIR-only protein RBA1 recognizes a pathogen effector to regulate cell death in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 114(10): p. E2053-e2062.
  4. Xu, M., T. Hu, J. Zhao, M.-Y. Park, K.W. Earley, G. Wu, L. Yang, and R.S. Poethig, (2016) Developmental functions of miR156-regulated SQUAMOSA PROMOTER BINDING PROTEIN-LIKE (SPL) genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS genetics, 12(8): p. e1006263.
  5. Yang, L. and H. Huang, (2014) Roles of small RNAs in plant disease resistance. Journal of integrative plant biology, 56(10): p. 962-970.
  6. Wessling, R., P. Epple, S. Altmann, Y. He, L. Yang, S.R. Henz, N. McDonald, K. Wiley, K.C. Bader, C. Glasser, M.S. Mukhtar, S. Haigis, L. Ghamsari, A.E. Stephens, J.R. Ecker, M. Vidal, J.D.G. Jones, K.F.X. Mayer, E. Ver Loren van Themaat, D. Weigel, P. Schulze-Lefert, J.L. Dangl, R. Panstruga, and P. Braun, (2014) Convergent targeting of a common host protein-network by pathogen effectors from three kingdoms of life. Cell Host Microbe, 16(3): p. 364-75.
  7. Belkhadir, Y., L. Yang, J. Hetzel, J.L. Dangl, and J. Chory, (2014) The growth-defense pivot: crisis management in plants mediated by LRR-RK surface receptors. Trends Biochem Sci, 39(10): p. 447-56.
  8. Yang, L., M. Xu, Y. Koo, J. He, and R.S. Poethig, (2013) Sugar promotes vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana by repressing the expression of MIR156A and MIR156C. Elife, 2: p. e00260.
  9. Yang, L., G. Wu, and R.S. Poethig, (2012) Mutations in the GW-repeat protein SUO reveal a developmental function for microRNA-mediated translational repression in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 109(1): p. 315-20.
  10. Yang, L., S.R. Conway, and R.S. Poethig, (2011) Vegetative phase change is mediated by a leaf-derived signal that represses the transcription of miR156. Development, 138(2): p. 245-9.
  11. Yao, X., H. Wang, H. Li, Z. Yuan, F. Li, L. Yang, and H. Huang, (2009) Two types of cis-acting elements control the abaxial epidermis-specific transcription of the MIR165a and MIR166a genes. FEBS letters, 583(22): p. 3711-3717.
  12. Yamaguchi, A., M.-F. Wu, L. Yang, G. Wu, R.S. Poethig, and D. Wagner, (2009) The microRNA-regulated SBP-Box transcription factor SPL3 is a direct upstream activator of LEAFY, FRUITFULL, and APETALA1. Developmental cell, 17(2): p. 268-278.
  13. Schmidt, P.S., C.-T. Zhu, J. Das, M. Batavia, L. Yang, and W.F. Eanes, (2008) An amino acid polymorphism in the couch potato gene forms the basis for climatic adaptation in Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(42): p. 16207-16211.
  14. Xu, L., L. Yang, and H. Huang, (2007) Transcriptional, post-transcriptional and post-translational regulations of gene expression during leaf polarity formation. Cell research, 17(6): p. 512-519.
  15. Fu, Y., L. Xu, B. Xu, L. Yang, Q. Ling, H. Wang, and H. Huang, (2007) Genetic interactions between leaf polarity-controlling genes and ASYMMETRIC LEAVES1 and 2 in Arabidopsis leaf patterning. Plant and cell physiology, 48(5): p. 724-735.
  16. Yang, L., Z. Liu, F. Lu, A. Dong, and H. Huang, (2006) SERRATE is a novel nuclear regulator in primary microRNA processing in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal, 47(6): p. 841-850.
  17. Yang, L., W. Huang, H. Wang, R. Cai, Y. Xu, and H. Huang, (2006) Characterizations of a hypomorphic argonaute1 mutant reveal novel AGO1 functions in Arabidopsis lateral organ development. Plant molecular biology, 61: p. 63-78.
  18. Xu, L., L. Yang, L. Pi, Q. Liu, Q. Ling, H. Wang, R.S. Poethig, and H. Huang, (2006) Genetic interaction between the AS1–AS2 and RDR6–SGS3–AGO7 pathways for leaf morphogenesis. Plant and cell physiology, 47(7): p. 853-863.