Complete Publication List                                                Selected Publications

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  • Wang, Q., Zuo, Z., Wang, X., Gu, L., Yoshizumi, T., Yang, Z., Yang, L., Liu, Q., Liu, W., Han, Y.-J., Kim, J.-I., Liu, L., Wohlschlegel, J.M., Matsui, M., Oka, Y., and Lin, C. (2016) Photoactivation and inactivation of Arabidopsis cryptochrome 2. Science 354:343-347.

  • Zhang, C., Liu, J., Zhao, T., Gomez, A., Li, C., Yu, C., Li, H., Lin, J., Yang, Y., Liu, B., and Lin, C. (2016). A Drought-Inducible Transcription Factor Delays Reproductive Timing in Rice. Plant Physiology 171, 334-343.

  • Liu, B., Yang, Z., Gomez, A., Liu, B., Lin, C., and Oka, Y. (2016). Signaling mechanisms of plant cryptochromes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Plant Research 129, 137-148.

  • Yang, L., Wang, X., Deng, W., Mo, W., Gao, J., Liu, Q., Zhang, C., Wang, Q., Lin, C., and Zuo, Z. (2016). Using HEK293 expression system to study photoactive plant cryptochromes. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 940 (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00940)

  • Q. Liu, Q. Wang, B. Liu, W. Wang, Z. Yang, X. Du, M. Bian, and C. Lin (2016) The blue light-dependent polyubiquitination and degradation of Arabidopsis CRY2 requires multiple E3 ubiquitin ligases. Plant and Cell Physiology 57(10): 21752186

  • Zhu, Z., and Lin, C (2016). When Blue meets red. Nature Plant, doi:10.1038/nplants.2016.19

  • Gao, J., Wang, X., Zhang, M., Bian, M., Deng, W., Zuo, Z., Yang, Z., Zhong, D., and Lin, C. (2015). Trp triad-dependent rapid photoreduction is not required for the function of Arabidopsis CRY1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, 9135-9140.

  • Wang Q., Barshop W.D., Bian M., Vashisht A.A., He R., Yu X., Liu B., Nguyen P., Liu X., Zhao X., Wohlschlegel J.A., and Lin C. (2015). The Blue Light-Dependent Phosphorylation of the CCE Domain Determines the Photosensitivity of Arabidopsis CRY2. Mol. Plant. 8, 631-643.

  • Wang, X., Wang, Q., Nguyen, P. Lin, C. (2014), Cryptochrome-mediated light responses in plants. Enzymes. 2014;35:167-89. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801922-1.00007-5.

  • Yasunori Machida, Chentao Lin, and Tamanoi, Fuyuhiko, (2014) The Enzymes: Signaling pathways in plants, Edited Book, Vol. 35, Academic Press, Oxford, UK.

  • Liu, Y., Li, X., Li, K., Liu, H., and Lin, C. (2013) Multiple bHLH proteins form heterodimers to mediate CRY2-dependent regulation of flowering-time in Arabidopsis Plos Genetics 9: e1003861

  • Meng Y, Li, H., Wang Q., Liu, B., and Lin C. (2013) Cryptochrome 2 (GmCRY2a) and CRY-interacting bHLH 1 (GmCIB1) mediates light regulation of transcription and leaf senescence in soybean (Glycine max), Plant Cell 25: 44054420.

  • Liu, H., Wang, Q., Liu, Y., Zhao, X., Imaizumi, T., Somers, D. E., Tobin, E. M., and Lin, C. (2013) The Arabidopsis photoreceptors CRY2 and ZTL mediate blue-light regulation of the transcription factor CIB1 by distinct mechanisms, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:17582-17587.

  • Wang, Q., Zhu, Z., Ozkardesh, K., and Lin, C (2013) Phytochromes and Phytohormones: The Shrinking Degree of Separation, Molecular Plant 6: 57

  • Wang, H., Zhang, Z., Li, H., Zhao, X., Liu, X., Ortiz, M., Lin, C., and Liu B. (2013), CONSTANS-LIKE 7 regulates branching and shade avoidance response in Arabidopsis, J Exp. Bot. 64: 10171024

  • Fristedt, R., Scharff, L.B., Clarke, C.A., Wang, Q., Lin, C., Merchant, S.S., Bock R. (2013) RBF1, a Plant Homolog of the Bacterial Ribosome-Binding Factor RbfA, Acts in Processing of the Chloroplast 16S Ribosomal RNA. Plant Physiology 164: 201215

  • Liu, H., Gomez, G., Lin, S., Lin, S., and Lin, C. (2012). Optogenetic Control of Transcription in Zebrafish. PLoS ONE 7, e50738.

  • Wang, Q., Fristedt, R., Yu X, Chen, Z., Liu, H., Lee, Y., Guo, H., Merchant, S. Lin, C. (2012), The -carbonic anhydrase subcomplex of mitochondrial complex I is essential for development and important for photomorphogenesis of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 160: 1373-1383.

  • Shikata, H., Shibata, M., Ushijima, T., Nakashima, M., Kong, S.G., Matsuoka, K., Lin, C., and Matsushita, T. (2012). The RS domain of Arabidopsis splicing factor RRC1 is required for phytochrome B signal transduction. Plant J 70: 727-738.

  • Briggs, W., and Lin, C. 2012 Photomorphogenesisfrom One Photoreceptor to 14: 40 Years of Progress Mol. Plant, 5:531-532.

  • Zuo, Z., Meng, Y., Yu, W., Zhang, Z., Feng, D., Sun, S Liu, B., and Lin, C. (2012) A study of the blue-light-dependent phosphorylation, degradation, and photobody formation of Arabidopsis CRY2. Mol. Plant 5: 726-733.

  • Li, X., Wang, Q., Yu, X., Liu, H., Yang, H., Zhao, C., Liu, X., Tan, C., Klejnot, J., Zhong, D., and Lin, C (2011) Arabidopsis CRY2 functions by the photoactivation mechanism distinct from the trp triad-dependent photoreduction Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 108:20844-20849

  • Liu, H., Liu, B., Zhao, C., Pepper, M., and Lin, C. (2011) The action mechanisms of plant cryptochromes. Trends in Plant Science 16:684-691

  • Liu, B., Zuo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, X., and Lin, C. (2011) Arabidopsis cryptochrome 1 interacts with SPA1 to suppress COP1 activity in response to blue light. Genes & Development 25:10291034.

  • Zuo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, B., Liu, X., and Lin, C. (2011) Arabidopsis cryptochrome 2 undergoes blue light-dependent interaction with the SPA1-COP1 complex to regulate floral initiation in plants, Current Biology 21:841-847

  • Liu, B., Liu, H., Zhong, D., and Lin, C. (2010) Searching for a photocycle of the cryptochrome photoreceptors. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 13:578586

  • Yu, X., Liu, H., Klejnot, J., and Lin, C. (2010) The Cryptochrome Blue Light Receptors, The Arabidopsis Book 8:e0136. doi:10.1199/tab.0136

  • Yu, X., Sayegh, R., Maymon, M., Warpeha, K., Klejnot, J., Yang, H., Huang, J., Lee, J., Kaufman, L., and Lin, C. (2009) Formation of nuclear bodies of Arabidopsis CRY2 in response to blue light is associated with blue light-dependent degradation of the photoreceptor Plant Cell 21: 118130.

  • Liu, H., Yu, X., Li, K., Klejnot, J., Yang, H., Lisiero, D., Lin, C. (2008) "Photoexcited CRY2 Interacts with CIB1 to Regulate Transcription and Floral Initiation in Arabidopsis" Science 322:1535 - 1539.Supplemental Information:

  • Zhang, Q., Li, H., Li, R., Hu, R., Fan, C., Chen, F., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fu, Y., Lin, C. (2008) "Association of the Circadian Rhythmic Expression of GMCRY1a with a Latitudinal Cline in Photoperiodic Flowering of Soybean" Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105(52):21028-33.Supplemental Information:

  • Yang, Y., Zuo, Z., Zhao, X., Li, X., Klejnot, J., Li J., Chen, P., Liang, S., Yu X., Liu, X., Lin, C., (2007) "Blue light-independent activity of Arabidopsis cryptochromes in the regulation of steady-state levels of protein and mRNA expression." Molecular Plant 1: 167-177.

  • Yu, X., Shalitin, D., Liu, X., Maymon, M., Klejnot, J., Yang, H., Lopez, J., Zhao, X., Bendehakkalu, K.T., Lin, C., (2007) "Derepression of the NC80 motif is critical for the photoactivation of Arabidopsis CRY2." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104(17):7289-94.

  • Yu, X., Klejnot, J., Zhao, X., Shalitin, D., Maymon M., Yang H., Lee J., Liu, X., Lopez, J, Lin, C., (2007) "Arabidopsis cryptochrome 2 completes its post-translational "life cycle" in the nucleus" Plant Cell 19: 3146-3156.

  • Zhao, X., Yu, X., Foo, E., Symons, G.M., Lopez, J., Bendehakkalu, K.T., Xiang, J., Weller, J.L., Liu, X., Reid J.B., Lin, C., (2007) "A study of Gibberellin homeostasis and cryptochrome-mediated blue light inhibition of hypocotyl elongation." Plant Physiology 145:106 - 118.

  • Yang, Y., Klejnot, J., Yu, X., Liu, X., Lin, C. (2007) "Florigen (II): it is a mobile protein." J. Integrative Plant Biology 49: 1665-1669.

  • Zhao, X., Yu, X., Liu, X., Lin, C., (2006) "Light regulation of GA metabolism in seedling development." J. Integrative Plant Biology 49:21-27.

  • Yu, X., Klejnot J., Lin, C. (2006) "Florigen: One Found, More to Follow?" J. Integrative Plant Biology 48: 617-621.

  • Lin, C. and Todo, T. (2005) "Cryptochromes." Genome Biology 6:220-228.

  • Yu, X., and Lin, C. (2005) "Light regulation of flowering-time in Arabidopsis." Light Signaling in Plants, Springer Japan 325-332.

  • Mockler, T.C., Yu, X., Shalitin, D., Parikh, D., Michael, T.P., Liou, J., Huang, J., Smith, Z., Alonso, J.M., Ecker, J.R., Chory, J., Lin, C., (2004) "Regulation of flowering time in Arabidopsis by KH-domain proteins." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:12759-12764.

  • Klejnot, J., Lin, C., (2004) "A CONSTANS experience brought to light." Science 303, 965-966.

  • Lin, C., (2004) "Photoreceptors and Associated Signaling II: Cryptochromes." In Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science R.M. Goodman, ed (New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc), pp. 885-888.

  • Shalitin, D., Yu, X., Maymon, M., Mockler, T., Lin, C. (2003) "Blue light-dependent in vivo and in vitro phosphorylation of Arabidopsis cryptochrome 1." Plant Cell 15(10):2421-2429.

  • Kang H.G., Foley, R.C., Onate-Sanchez, L., Lin, C., Singh, K.B. (2003) "Target genes for OBP3, a Dof transcription factor, include novel basic helix-loop-helix domain proteins inducible by salicylic acid." Plant J 35, 362-372.

  • Lin, C., Shalitin, D., (2003) "Cryptochrome structure and signal transduction." Annu Rev Plant Biol 54:469-96. Review.

  • Mockler, T., Yang, H., Yu, X., Parikh, D., Cheng, Y.C., Dolan, S., Lin, C. (2003) "Regulation of photoperiodic flowering by Arabidopsis photoreceptors." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100(4):2140-5.

  • Shalitin, D., Yang, H., Mockler, T.C., Maymon, M., Guo, H., Whitelam, G.C., Lin, C. (2002) "Regulation of Arabidopsis cryptochrome 2 by blue-light-dependent phosphorylation." Nature 417:763-767.

  • Lin, C. (2002) "Blue light receptors and signal transduction." Plant Cell 14 Suppl:S207-25.

  • Lin, C. (2002) "Phototropin blue light receptors and light-induced movement responses in plants." Science 295:759.

  • M. Santiago-Ong and c. Lin (2002) "Cryptochromes and their functions in plant development." In Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences Ed A. Batschauer, Chapter 10

  • Guo, H., Mockler, T., Duong, H., and Lin, C. (2001) "SUB1, an Arabidopsis Ca2+-binding protein involved in cryptochrome and phytochrome co-action." Science 291: 487-490.

  • Lin, C. (2000) "Plant blue-light receptors." Trends Plant Sci 5:337-342.

  • Lin, C. (2000) "Photoreceptors and Regulation of Flowering Time." Plant Physiol 123: 39-50.

  • Guo, H., Duong, H., Ma, N., and Lin, C. (1999) "The Arabidopsis blue-light receptor cryptochrome 2 is a nuclear protein regulated by a blue light-dependent post-transcriptional mechanism." Plant Journal 19:279-287.

  • Mockler, T. C., Guo, H., Yang, H., Duong, H., and Lin, C. (1999) "Antagonistic actions of the Arabidopsis cryptochromes and phytochrome B in the regulation of floral induction." Development 126:2073- 2082.

  • Guo, H., Yang, H., Mockler, T., Lin, C. (1998) "Regulation of Flowering Time by Arabidopsis Photoreceptors." Science 279:1360-1363.

  • Lin, C., Yang, H., Guo, H., Mockler, T., Chen, J., Cashmore, A. R. (1998) "Enhancement of Blue-Light Sensitivity of Arabidopsis Seedlings by a Blue Light Receptor Cryptochrome 2." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95:2686-2690.

  • Lin, C., Ahmad, M., Cashmore, A. (1996) "Arabidopsis cryptochrome 1 is a soluble protein mediating blue-light-regulated plant growth and development." Plant J 10(5), 893-902.

  • Gilmour, S.J., Lin, C., Thomashow, M. F. (1996) "Purification and properties of Arabidopsis thaliana COR (Cold-Regulated) gene polypeptides COR15am and COR6.6 expressed in Escherichia coli." Plant Physiol. 111: 293-299.

  • Lin, C., Robertson, D.E., Ahmad, M., Raibekas, A.A., Jorns, M.S., Dutton, P.L., Cashmore, A.R. (1995) "Association of Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide with the Arabidopsis Blue Light Receptor CRY1." Science 269, 968-970.

  • Lin, C., Ahmad, M., Gordon, D., and Cashmore, A. (1995) "Expression of an Arabidopsis cryptochrome gene in transgenic tobacco results in hypersensitivity to blue, UV-A, and green light." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 92 (18): 8423-8427.

  • Lin, C., Ahmad, M., Chan, J., and Cashmore, A. R. (1995) "CRY2, a second member of the Arabidopsis cryptochrome gene family." Plant Physiol. 110: 1047.

  • Ahmad, M., Lin, C., and Cashmore, A. (1995) "Mutations within a cryptochrome gene define protein domains necessary for blue-light responses in Arabidopsis thaliana." Plant J. 8: 653-658.

  • Klimczak, L., Farini, D., Lin, C., Ponti, D., Cashmore, A. R., Giuliano G. (1995) "Multiple isoforms of Arabidopsis casein kinase I combine conserved catalytic domains with variable C-terminal extensions." Plant Physiol. 109: 687-696.

  • Artus, N.N., Uemura, M., Steponkus, P.L., Gilmour, S.J., Lin, C., Thomashow, M.F. (1994) "Constitutive expression of the cold-regulated Arabidopsis thaliana COR15a gene affects both chloroplast and protoplast freezing tolerance." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93:13404-13409.

  • Thomashow, M.F., Gilmour, S.J., Lin, C. (1993) "Cold regulated genes in thaliana. In P.H.Lee, and L.Christersson, eds." Advances in Plant Genetics CRC Press, Bocaraton, 32-44.

  • Thomashow, M.F., Gilmour, S.J., Hajela, R., Horvarh, D., Lin, C.,Guo, W. (1993) "Studies of Cold Acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana."In Horticulture Biotechnology Wiley-Liss, New York, 305-314.

  • Lin, C. and Thomashow, M.F. (1992) "DNA sequence of a cDNA for cold-regulated Arabidopsis gene cor15 and characterization of the COR15 polypeptide." Plant Physiol. 99: 519-525.

  • Lin, C. and Thomashow, M.F. (1992) "A cold-regulated Arabidopsis gene encodes a polypeptide having potent cryoprotective activity." Bioch. Biophy. Res. Comm. 183:1103-1108.

  • Hack, E., Lin, C., Yang, H., Horner, H.T. (1991) "T-URF13 protein from of Texas male-sterile maize (Zea mays L.): its purification and submitochondial localization, and immunogold labeling in anther tapetum during microsporogenesis." Plant Physiol. 95: 861-870.

  • Lin, C., Guo, W.W., Everson, E., and Thomashow, M.F. (1990) "Cold acclimation in Arabidopsis and and wheat: a response associated with expression of cold regulated genes encoding "boiling-stable" polypeptides." Plant Physiol. 94, 1078-1083.

  • Huang, J., Lee, S-H., Lin, C., Medici, R., Hack, E., Myers, A.M. (1990) "Expression in yeast of the T-URF13 protein from Texas male-sterile maize mitochondria confers sensitivity to methomyl and to Texas-cytoplasmic-specific fungal toxins." The EMBO J. 339-347.