Research Areas:
Development, Evolution, Molecular Biology, Gene Regulation, Signals and Responses, Abiotic Interactions


Yu, Y., and Assmann, S. M. (2016). The effect of NaCl on stomatal opening in Arabidopsis wild type and agb1 heterotrimeric G-protein mutant plants. Plant Signaling Behavior 11(2): e1085275

Yu, Y., and Assmann, S. M. (2015). The heterotrimeric G‐protein β subunit, AGB1, plays multiple roles in the Arabidopsis salinity response. Plant, Cell & Environment 38(10): 2143-2156

Chakravorty, D., Gookin, T. E., Milner, M., Yu, Y., and Assmann, S. M. (2015). Extra-Large G proteins (XLGs) expand the repertoire of subunits in Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G protein signaling. Plant Physiology 169: 512-529.

Zhu, M., Jeon, B.W., Geng, S., Yu, Y., Balmant, K., Chen, S., and Assmann, S. M. (2015) Preparation of epidermal peels and guard cell protoplasts for cellular, electrophysiological, and –omics assays of guard cell function. Plant Signal Transduction: Methods and Protocols 89-121

Yu, Y., and Assmann, S. M. (2014) Metabolite transporter regulation of ABA function and guard cell response. Molecular Plant 7(10): 1505-1507.

Xu, F., Meng, T., Li, P., Yu, Y., Cui, Y., Wang, Y., Gong, Q., and Wang, N. N. (2011) A Soybean dual-specificity kinase, GmSARK, and its Arabidopsis homolog, AtSARK, regulate leaf senescence through synergistic actions of auxin and ethylene. Plant Physiology 157: 2131-2153 

Liu, D., Gong, Q., Ma, Y., Li, P., Li, J., Yang, S., Yuan, L., Yu, Y., Pan, D., Xu, F., and Wang, N. N. (2010). cpSecA, a thylakoid protein translocase subunit, is essential for photosynthetic development in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany 61:1655-1669

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