Publications

Main Publications

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COOK C, FRANCOCCI F, CERVONE F, BELLINCAMPI D, BOLWELL PG, FERRARI S AND DEVOTO A (2014)

Combination of pretreatment with white rot fungi and modification of primary and secondary cell walls improves saccharification.
Bioenergy Research, Published 05 Aug 2014. doi: 10.1007/s12155-014-9512-y

CANIZA H, ROMERO AE, HERON S, YANG H, DEVOTO A, FRASCA M, VALENTINI G AND PACCANARO A (2014)

GOssTo: a stand-alone application and a web tool for calculating semantic similarities on the Gene Ontology. Bioinformatics, doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btu144

NOIR S, BÖMER M, TAKAHASHI N, ISHIDA T, TJIR-LI T, BALBI V, SHANAHAN H, SUGIMOTO- SHIRASU K AND DEVOTO A (2013)

Jasmonate controls leaf growth by repressing cell proliferation and the onset of endoreduplication while maintaining a potential stand-by mode. Plant Physiology 161 (4) 1930-1951; http://dx.doi.org/10.1104/pp.113.214908

BHAT P, YANG H, BÖGRE L, DEVOTO A# AND PACCANARO A# (2012)

Computational selection of transcriptomics experiments improves Guilt-by-Association analyses. PLoS ONE 7(8): e39681. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039681 #shared corresponding author

KIM JT, CAMARGO A, DEVOTO A, MOULTON V, AND TURNER J (2012)

Computational Modelling of the Regulatory Network Organising the Wound Response in Arabidopsis thaliana. Artificial Life. doi: 10.1162/ARTL_a_00076.

COOK CM, DAUDI A, MILLAR DJ, BINDSCHEDLER LV, KHAN S, BOLWELL GP AND DEVOTO A (2011)

Transcriptional changes related to secondary wall formation in xylem of transgenic lines of tobacco altered for lignin or xylan content which show improved saccharification. Phytochemistry 74: 79-89. doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2011.10.009

KAVOUSI B, DAUDI A, COOK CM, JOSELEAU J-P, RUEL K, DEVOTO A, BOLWELL GP, BLEE KA (2010)

Consequences of antisense down-regulation of a lignification-specific peroxidase on leaf and vascular tissue in tobacco lines demonstrating enhanced enzymic saccharification. Phytochemistry 71: 531-42. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2010.01.008

ADAMS E, DEVOTO A AND TURNER JG (2010)

COI1 a jasmonate receptor, is involved in ethylene-induced inhibition of Arabidopsis root growth in the light. Journal of Experimental Botany 61: 4373–4386. Corrigendum for Adams and Turner (2010) J Exp Bot 61: 4373-4386 Journal of Experimental Botany, (2011) Vol. 62, No. 15, pp. 5735–5736, 2011 doi:10.1093/jxb/err351

DEVOTO A# AND PACCANARO A (2008)

Signal transduction networks during stress responses in Arabidopsis: high-throughput analysis and modelling. In: Plant Growth Signalling. Plant Cell Monogr; DOI 10.1007/7089_2007_152, Springer. P.331-350. #shared corresponding author.

BALBI V, DEVOTO A (2008)

Jasmonate signalling network in Arabidopsis thaliana: crucial regulatory nodes and new physiological scenarios. New Phytologist 177: 301-318

WANG W, DEVOTO A, TURNER JG, XIAO S (2007)

Expression of the membrane-associated resistance protein RPW8 enhances basal defense against biotrophic pathogens. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20: 966-976.

WANG W, DEVOTO A, TURNER JG, XIAO S (2007)

Expression of the membrane-associated resistance protein RPW8 enhances basal defense against biotrophic pathogens. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20: 966-976.

DEVOTO A, ELLIS C, MAGUSIN A, CHANG HS, CHILCOTT C, ZHU T, TURNER JG (2005)

Expression profiling reveals COI1 to be a key regulator of genes involved in wound and methyl jasmonate-induced secondary metabolism, defense, and hormone interactions. Plant Molecular Biology 58:497-513. Most viewed full-text article from this journal (accessed most frequently within the last 90 days from publication).

DEVOTO A, ELLIS C, MAGUSIN A, CHANG HS, CHILCOTT C, ZHU T, TURNER JG (2005)

Expression profiling reveals COI1 to be a key regulator of genes involved in wound and methyl jasmonate-induced secondary metabolism, defense, and hormone interactions. Plant Molecular Biology 58:497-513. Most viewed full-text article from this journal (accessed most frequently within the last 90 days from publication).

DEVOTO A# AND TURNER JG (2005)

Jasmonate – regulated Arabidopsis stress signalling network. Physiologia Plantarum 123, 161-172. # corresponding author. Journal cover page.


MÜLLER J, PIFFANELLI P, DEVOTO A, MIKLIS M, ELLIOTT C, ORTMANN B, SCHULZE-LEFERT P AND PANSTRUGA R (2005)

Universal perception of signals for the quality control of a plant polytopic membrane protein in eukaryotes. The Plant Cell 17:149-163

BIERI S, MAUCH S, SHEN Q-H, PEART J, DEVOTO A, CASAIS C, CERON F, SCHULZE S, STEINBIß H-H, SHIRASU K, AND SCHULZE-LEFERT P (2004)

RAR1 positively controls steady state levels of barley MLA resistance proteins and enables sufficient MLA6 accumulation for effective resistance. The Plant Cell 16:3480-3495.

D’OVIDIO R, RAIOLA A, CAPODICASA C, DEVOTO A, PONTIGGIA D, ROBERTI S, GALLETTI R, CONTI E, O’SULLIVAN D, AND DE LORENZO G (2004)

Characterization of the complex locus of Phaseolus vulgaris encoding polygalacturonase inhibiting proteins (PGIPs) reveals sub-functionalization for defense against fungi and insects. Plant Physiology 135:2424-2435.

DEVOTO A AND TURNER JG (2003)

Regulation of Jasmonate-mediated plant responses. Annals of Botany 92: 1-9. Journal cover page.


DEVOTO A, MUSKETT P AND SHIRASU K (2003)

Role of ubiquitination and proteasome in regulation of plant defence against pathogens. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 6: 307-311.

ADAMS E, DEVOTO A AND TURNER JG (2007)

Analysis of a novel ethylene-induced COI1-dependent signalling pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana. In ‘Advances in Plant Ethylene Research’; Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on the Plant Hormone Ethylene. P. 81-87.

DEVOTO A, HARTMANN H A, PIFFANELLI P, ELLIOTT C, SIMMONS C, TARAMINO G, GOH C-S, COHEN FE, SCHULZE-LEFERT P AND PANSTRUGA R (2003)

Molecular phylogeny and domain-specific co-evolution of the plant-specific seven transmembrane MLO family. Journal of Molecular Evolution 56: 77-88.

DEVOTO A, NIETO-ROSTRO M, XIE D, ELLIS C, HARMSTON R, PATRICK E, DAVIS J, SHERRATT L, COLEMAN M AND TURNER JG (2002)

COI1 links jasmonate signalling and fertility to the ubiquitination complex in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 32, 457-466. Featured Article chosen by the Editors of The Plant Journal as being representative of the quality research published in the journal.

ELLIS C, TURNER JG AND DEVOTO A (2002)

Protein Complexes mediate Signalling in Plant Responses to Hormones, Light, Sucrose and Pathogens, Plant Molecular Biology 50: 971-980.

ALABADI D, DEVOTO A, ECKARDT NA (2002)

Meeting Report: Arabidopsis Research Heats Up in Seville. The Plant Cell 14, 1987-1994.

TURNER J G, ELLIS C, AND DEVOTO A (2002)

The Jasmonate Signal Pathway. The Plant Cell 14, S153-164.

KIM M-C, PANSTRUGA R, ELLIOTT C, MÜLLER J, DEVOTO A, YOON H-W, PARK H-C, CHO M-J AND SCHULZE-LEFERT P (2002)

Calmodulin-regulated MLO defence suppression functions independently of heterotrimeric G proteins. Nature 416, 447-450.  This paper was featured in Stein M., and Somerville S. 2002. MLO, a novel modulator of plant defenses and cell death, binds calmodulin. Trends in Plant Science 7: 379-380.


DEWDENY J, REUBER TL, WILDERMUTH M, DEVOTO A, CUI J, STUTIUS LM, DRUMMOND EP AND AUSUBEL F, (2000)

Three unique mutants of Arabidopsis identify EDS loci required for limiting growth of a biotrophic fungal pathogen. The Plant Journal 24 (2), 205-218.

DEVOTO A, PIFFANELLI P, NILSSON I, WALLIN E, PANSTRUGA R, VON HEIJNE G AND SCHULZE-LEFERT P (1999)

Topology, subcellular localization and sequence diversity of the Mlo family in plants. Journal of Biological Chemistry 274, (49), 34993-35994.

PIFFANELLI P, DEVOTO A AND SCHULZE-LEFERT P (1999)

Defence signalling pathways in cereals. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 2 (4): 295-300.

DEVOTO A, LECKIE F, LUPOTTO E, CERVONE F AND DE LORENZO G (1998)

The promoter of a polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein (PGIP) gene of Phaseolus vulgaris L. confers stigma-, vascular-specific and wound-inducible expression. Planta 205: 165-174.

DEVOTO A, LECKIE F, LUPOTTO E, CERVONE F AND DE LORENZO G (1998)

The promoter of a polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein (PGIP) gene of Phaseolus vulgaris L. confers stigma-, vascular-specific and wound-inducible expression. Planta 205: 165-174.

DEVOTO A, CLARK AJ, NUSS L, CERVONE F AND DE LORENZO G (1997)

Developmental and pathogen-induced accumulation of polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein (PGIP) transcripts in Phaseolus vulgaris L. Planta 202 (3), pp.284-292.