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Research Articles

López Sánchez, A., Stassen, J.H.M., Furci, L., Smith, L.M. and Ton, J. (2016). The role of DNA (de)methylation in immune responsiveness of Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal. 88: 361-374.

Smith, L.M., Burbano, H. A., Wang, X., Fitz, J., Wang, G., Ural-Blimke, Y. and Weigel, D. (2015). Rapid divergence and high diversity of miRNAs and miRNA targets in the Camelineae. The Plant Journal. 81: 597-610.

Köster, T., Meyer, K., Weinholdt, C., Smith, L.M., Lummer, M., Speth, C., Grosse, I., Weigel, D. and Staiger, D. (2014). Regulation of pri-miRNA processing by the hnRNP-like protein AtGRP7 in Arabidopsis. Nucleic Acids Research. 42:9925-9936.

Todesco, M., Kim, S-T., Chae, E., Bomblies, K., Smith, L.M., Weigel, D., and Laitinen, R.A.E. (2014). Activation of the Arabidopsis thaliana immune system by combinations of common ACD6 alleles. PLoS Genetics. 10, e1004459. 

Slotte, T., Hazzouri, K.M., Agren, J.A., Koenig, D., Maumus, F., Guo, Y.-L., Steige, K., Platts, A.E., Escobar, J.S., Newman, L.K., Wang, W., Mandakova, T., Vello, E., Smith, L.M., Henz, S.R., Steffen, J., Tanuko, S., Brandvain, Y., Coop, G., Andolfatto, P., Hu, T.T., Blanchette, M., Clark, R.M., Quesneville, H., Nordborg, M., Gaut, B.S., Lysak, M.A., Jenkins, J., Grimwood, J., Chapman, J., Prochnik, S., Shu, S., Rokhsar, D., Schmutz, J., Weigel, D., and Wright, S.I. (2013). The Capsella rubella genome and the genomic consequences of rapid mating system evolution. Nature Genetics. 45, 831-835.

Wang, X., Weigel, D. and Smith, L.M. (2013). Transposon variants and their effects on gene expression in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genetics. 9, e1003255.

Smith, L.M., Hartmann, L., Drewe, P., Bohnert, R., Kahles, A., Lanz, C. and Rätsch, G. (2012). Multiple insert size paired-end sequencing for deconvolution of complex transcriptomes. RNA Biology. 9:5, 596-609.

Smith, L.M., Bomblies, K. and Weigel, D. (2011). Complex evolutionary events at a tandem cluster of Arabidopsis thaliana genes resulting in a single-locus genetic incompatibility. PLoS Genetics. 7, e1002164.

Schneeberger, K.*, Ossowski, S.*, Ott, F., Klein, J. D., Lanz, C., Smith, L. M., Fitz, J., Warthmann, N., Henz, S. R., Huson, D. H., and Weigel, D. (2011). Reference-guided assembly of four diverse Arabidopsis thaliana genomes. PNAS. 108, 10249-10254.

Hollister, J.D., Smith, L.M., Guo, Y-L., Ott, F., Weigel, D. and Gaut, B.S. (2011).  Transposable elements and small RNAs contribute to gene expression divergence between Arabidopsis thaliana and Arabidopsis lyrata.  PNAS. 108, 2322-2327.

Yelina, N.E., Smith, L.M., Jones, A.M.E., Patel, K., Kelly, K.A. and Baulcombe D.C. (2010).  Putative Arabidopsis THO/TREX mRNA export complex is involved in transgene and endogenous siRNA biosynthesis.  PNAS. 107, 13948-13953.

Searle, I.R., Pontes, O., Melnyk, C.W., Smith, L.M. and Baulcombe, D.C. (2010). JMJ14, a JmjC domain protein, is required for RNA silencing and cell-to-cell movement of an RNA silencing signal in Arabidopsis. Genes and Development. 24, 986-991.

Fahlgren, N., Jogdeo, S., Kasschau, K.D., Sullivan, C.M., Chapman, E.J., Laubinger, S., Smith, L.M., Danseko, M., Givan, S.A., Weigel, D. and Carrington, J.C.  (2010). MIRNA Gene Evolution in Arabidopsis lyrata and Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 22, 1074-1089.

Baurle, I., Smith, L., Baulcombe, D.C., and Dean, C. (2007). Widespread Role for the Flowering-Time Regulators FCA and FPA in RNA-Mediated Chromatin Silencing. Science. 318, 109-112.

Smith, L.M., Pontes, O., Searle, I., Yelina, N., Yousafzai, F.K., Herr, A.J., Pikaard, C.S., and Baulcombe, D.C. (2007). An SNF2 Protein Associated with Nuclear RNA Silencing and the Spread of a Silencing Signal between Cells in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 19, 1507-1521.

Munro, T.P., Magee, R.J., Kidd, G.J., Carson, J.H., Barbarese, E., Smith, L.M., and Smith, R. (1999). Mutational Analysis of a Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein A2 Response Element for RNA Trafficking. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 274, 34389-34395.


Peer-reviewed reviews

Galindo-Trigo, S., Gray, J.E. and Smith, L.M. (2016). Mini review: Conserved roles of CrRLK1L receptor-like kinases in cell expansion and reproduction from algae to angiosperms. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, 1269.


Book chapters and opinion articles

Smith, L.M. (2015). Mechanisms of Transposable Element Evolution in Plants and Their Effects on Gene Expression. In Nuclear Functions in Plant Transcription, Signaling and Development (pp. 133-164). Springer, New York.

Smith, L.M. and Laitinen, R.A.E. (2015). Use of Natural Variation in Arabidopsis thaliana to Study Adaptation. In Molecular Mechanisms in Plant Adaptation (pp. 31-59). John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken NJ, USA.

Smith, L.M. and Weigel, D. (2012). On epigenetics and epistasis: hybrids and their non-additive interactions. The EMBO Journal. 31, 249-250.

Smith, L.M. and Baulcombe, D.C. (2007). Dissection of silencing signal movement in Arabidopsis. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 2, 501-502.