Recent Publications

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Highlighted Publications:

Soltani A, Weraduwage SM, Sharkey TD, Lowry DB. “Elevated temperatures cause loss of seed set in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) potentially through the disruption of source-sink relationships.” BMC Genomics. (2019) Apr 24;20(1):312. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5669-2

Farquhar GD, Sharkey TD. “Stomatal conductance and photosynthesis.” Annual Review of Plant Physiology. (1982) 33:317-345. doi:10.1146/annurev.pp.33.060182.001533

Sharkey TD. “Photosynthesis in intact leaves of C3 plants: physics, physiology and rate limitations.” The Botanical Review. (1985) 51:53-105. doi:10.1007/BF02861058

Sharkey TD, Singsaas EL. “Why plants emit isoprene.” Nature. (1994) 374(769). doi:10.1038/374769a0

Sharkey TD, Yeh S. “Isoprene emission from plants.” Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology. (2001) 52:407-436. doi:10.1146/annurev.arplant.52.1.407.

Weise SE, Weber APM, Sharkey, TD. “Maltose is the major form of carbon exported from the chloroplast at night.” Planta. (2004) 218:474-482. doi:10.1007/s00425-003-1128-y

Recent Publications:

Sharkey TD. “Is triose phosphate utilization important for understanding photosynthesis?” J Exp Bot. (2019) Oct 17;. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz393

McClain AM, Sharkey TD. “Building a better equation for electron transport estimated from chlorophyll fluorescence: Accounting for non-photosynthetic light absorption.” New Phytol. (2019) Oct 12;. doi: 10.1111/nph.16255

Lantz AT, Allman J, Weraduwage SM, Sharkey TD. “Isoprene: New insights into the control of emission and mediation of stress tolerance by gene expression.” Plant Cell Environ. (2019) Jul 27. doi: 10.1111/pce.13629

Weise SE, Liu T, Childs KL, Preiser AL, Katulski HM, Perrin-Porzondek C, Sharkey TD. “Transcriptional Regulation of the Glucose-6-Phosphate/Phosphate Translocator 2 Is Related to Carbon Exchange Across the Chloroplast Envelope.” Front Plant Sci. (2019) Jun 27;10:827. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00827

Preiser AL, Fisher N, Banerjee A, Sharkey TD. “Plastidic glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase is regulated to maintain activity in the light.” Biochem J. (2019) May 15;. doi: 10.1042/BCJ20190234

Santiago JP, Sharkey TD. “Pollen development at high temperature and role of carbon and nitrogen metabolites.” Plant Cell Environ. (2019) May 11;. doi: 10.1111/pce.13576

Li J, Weraduwage SM, Peiser AL, Tietz S, Weise SE, Strand DD, Froehlich JE, Kramer DM, Hu J, Sharkey TD. “A Cytosolic Bypass and G6P Shunt in Plants Lacking Peroxisomal Hydroxypyruvate Reductase.” Plant Physiol. (2019) Mar 18;. doi: 10.1104/pp.19.00256

McClain AM, Sharkey TD. “Triose phosphate utilization and beyond: from photosynthesis to end product synthesis.” J Exp Bot. (2019) Mar 13;. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz058

Zuo Z, Weraduwage SM, Lantz AT, Sanchez LM, Weise SE, Wang J, Childs K, Sharkey TD. “Isoprene Acts as a Signaling Molecule in Gene Networks Important for Stress Responses and Plant Growth.” Plant Physiol. (2019) Feb 13. doi: 10.1104/pp.18.01391

Ren T, Weraduwage SM, Sharkey TD. “Prospects for enhancing leaf photosynthetic capacity by manipulating mesophyll cells morphology.” J Exp Bot. (2018) Dec 27. doi: 10.1093/jxb/ery448

Sharkey TD. “Discovery of the canonical Calvin-Benson cycle.” Photosynth Res. (2018) Oct 29. doi: 10.1007/s11120-018-0600-2

Sharkey TD. “A dichotomy resolved: plant growth can control the rate of starch accumulation.” Plant Cell Environ. (2017) Aug 30;. doi: 10.1111/pce.13059

Sharkey TD, Monson RK. “Isoprene research - 60 years later, the biology is still enigmatic.” Plant Cell Environ. (2017) Feb 4. doi: 10.1111/pce.12930

Campos ML, Yoshida Y, Major IT, de Oliveira Ferreira D, Weraduwage SM, Froehlich JE, Johnson BF, Kramer DM, Jander G, Sharkey TD, Howe GA. “Rewiring of jasmonate and phytochrome B signalling uncouples plant growth-defense tradeoffs.” Nat Commun. (2016) Aug 30;7:12570. doi:10.1038/ncomms12570

Banerjee A, Preiser AL, Sharkey TD. “Engineering of Recombinant Poplar Deoxy-D-Xylulose-5-Phosphate Synthase (PtDXS) by Site-Directed Mutagenesis Improves Its Activity.” PLoS One. 2016 Aug 22;11(8):e0161534. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165028

Weraduwage SM, Kim SJ, Renna L, Anozie FC, Sharkey TD, Brandizzi F. “Pectin Methylesterification Impacts the Relationship Between Photosynthesis and Plant Growth in Arabidopsis thaliana.” Plant Physiol. 2016 Apr 4. pii: pp.00173.2016. doi: 10.1104/pp.16.00173

Sharkey TD, Govindjee. “Hartmut Lichtenthaler: an authority on chloroplast structure and isoprenoid biochemistry.” Photosynth Res. (2015) Dec 15;1-7. doi:10.1007/s11120-015-0211-0

Yang JT, Preiser AL, Li Z, Weise SE, Sharkey TD. “Triose phosphate use limitation of photosynthesis: short-term and long-term effects.” Planta. (2016) Mar;243(3):687-98. doi:10.1007/s00425-015-2436-8

Sharkey TD, Weise SE. “The glucose 6-phosphate shunt around the Calvin-Benson cycle.” J Exp Bot. (2015) Nov 19;. doi:10.1093/jxb/erv484

Harvey CM, Sharkey TD. “Exogenous isoprene modulates gene expression in unstressed Arabidopsis thaliana plants.” Plant Cell Environ. (2015) Oct 18;. doi:10.1111/pce.12660

Jud W, Vanzo E, Li Z, Ghirardo A, Zimmer I, Sharkey TD, Hansel A, Schnitzler JP. “Effects of heat and drought stress on post-illumination bursts of volatile organic compounds in isoprene-emitting and non-emitting poplar.” Plant Cell Environ. (2015) Sep 21;. doi:10.1111/pce.12643

Sharkey TD. “Commentary: what gas exchange data can tell us about photosynthesis.” Plant Cell Environ. (2015) Sep 21;. doi:10.1111/pce.12641

Harvey CM, Li Z, Tjellström H, Blanchard GJ, Sharkey TD. “Concentration of isoprene in artificial and thylakoid membranes.” J Bioenerg Biomembr. (2015) Oct;47(5):419-29. doi:10.1007/s10863-015-9625-9

Vanzo E, Jud W, Li Z, Albert A, Domagalska MA, Ghirardo A, Niederbacher B, Frenzel J, Beemster GT, Asard H, Rennenberg H, Sharkey TD, Hansel A, Schnitzler JP. “Facing the Future: Effects of Short-Term Climate Extremes on Isoprene-Emitting and Nonemitting Poplar.” Plant Physiol. (2015) Sep;169(1):560-75. doi:10.1104/pp.15.00871

Weraduwage SM, Chen J, Anozie FC, Morales A, Weise SE, Sharkey TD. “The relationship between leaf area growth and biomass accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana.” Front Plant Sci. (2015) 6:167. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00167

Sharkey TD. “Understanding carbon partitioning and its role in determining plant growth.” Plant Cell Environ. (2015) Oct;38(10):1963-4. doi:10.1111/pce.12543

Weise SE, Carr DJ, Bourke AM, Hanson DT, Swarthout D, Sharkey TD. “The arc mutants of Arabidopsis with fewer large chloroplasts have a lower mesophyll conductance.” Photosynth Res. (2015) Apr;124(1):117-26. doi:10.1007/s11120-015-0110-4

Banerjee A, Sharkey TD. “Methylerythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway metabolic regulation.” Nat Prod Rep. (2014) Aug;31(8):1043-55. doi:10.1039/c3np70124g