Spies FP, Perotti MF, Cho Y, Jo CI, Hong JC, Chan RL. A complex tissue-specific interplay between the Arabidopsis transcription factors AtMYB68, AtHB23, and AtPHL1 modulates primary and lateral root development and adaptation to salinity. Plant J. 2023 May 11. doi: 10.1111/tpj.16273. PMID

Raineri J, Caraballo LN, Gómez M, Chan RL. The Transcription Factor HaHB11 Boosts Grain Set and Yield in Rice Plants, Allowing Them to Approach Their Ideal Phenotype. Biomolecules. 2023 May 12;13(5):826. doi: 10.3390/biom13050826.PMID

Raminger L, Miguel VN, Zapata C, Chan RL, Cabello JV.Source to sink partitioning is altered by changes in the expression of the transcription factor AtHB5 in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot. 2023 Jan 9:erad007. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erad007. PUBMED

Montero Bulacio E, Romagnoli M, Otegui ME, Chan RL, Portapila M (2023) OSTRICH-CROPGRO multi-objective optimization methodology for calibration of the growing dynamics of a second-generation transgenic soybean tolerant to high temperatures and dry growing conditions. Agricultural Systems 205,103583. DOI:   10.1016/j.agsy.2022.103583. PMID

Trionfini V, Campi M, Welchen E, Chan RL, Attallah CV (2023) The rice transcription factors OsHOX22 and OsHOX24 oppositely modulate the lamina joint inclination. Environmental and Experimental Botany, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2023.105433


Martín Caballero L, Capella M, Barrales RR, Dobrev N, van Emden T, Hirano Y, Suma Sreechakram VN, Fischer-Burkart S, Kinugasa Y, Nevers A, Rougemaille M, Sinning I, Fischer T, Hiraoka Y, Braun S. The inner nuclear membrane protein Lem2 coordinates RNA degradation at the nuclear periphery. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 2022 Sep 19. doi: 10.1038/s41594-022-00831-6. PMID

Mora CC, Perotti MF, González-Grandío E, Ribone PA, Cubas P, Chan RL. AtHB40 modulates primary root length and gravitropism involving CYCLINB and auxin transporters. Plant Science. 2022 Aug 19;324:111421. doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2022.111421.

Perotti MF, Arce AL, Ariel FD, Figueroa CM, Chan RL (2022) The transcription factor AtHB23 modulates starch turnover for root development and plant survival under salinity. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 201, 104994

Romani F, Flores JR, Tolopka JI, Suarez G, He X, Moreno JE. Liverwort oil bodies: diversity, biochemistry, and molecular cell biology of the earliest secretory structure of land plants. Journal of Experimental Botany 2022 Apr 8:erac134. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erac134. PUBMED

Raineri J, Caraballo L, Rigalli N, Portapila M, Otegui ME, Chan RL. Expressing the Sunflower Transcription Factor HaHB11 in Maize Improves Waterlogging and Defoliation Tolerance. Plant Physiology. 2022 Feb 11:kiac054. PUBMED


Moreno JE, Campos ML. Waking up for defense! Melatonin as a regulator of stomatal immunity in plants. Plant Physiology. 2022 Jan 20;188(1):14-15. PUBMED


Spies FP, Raineri J, Miguel VN, Cho Y, Hong JC, Chan RL (2022) The Arabidopsis transcription factors AtPHL1 and AtHB23 act together promoting carbohydrate transport from pedicel-silique nodes to seeds. Plant Science, 315, 111133

Spinedi N, Storb R, Aranda E, Romani F, Svriz M, Varela SA, Moreno JE, Fracchia S, Cabrera J, Batista-García RA, Ponce de León I, Scervino JM. ROS-Scavenging Enzymes as an Antioxidant Response to High Concentration of Anthracene in the Liverwort Marchantia polymorpha L. Plants (Basel). 2021 Jul 19;10(7):1478. doi: 10.3390/plants10071478. PMID

Perotti MF, Arce AL, Chan RL. The underground life of homeodomain-leucine zipper transcription factors. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2021 Mar 13:erab112. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erab112. PMID


Moreno JE. Shade avoidance syndrome in 4D: illuminating a role for transcriptional repression of protein biogenesis genes. Plant Physiology. 2021 Jul 6;186(3):1375-1377. PMID

Calla B, Moreno JE. VipariNama: combining CRISPR and systemic virus-based vectors for rapid phenotyping of complex plant traits. Plant Physiology. 2021 Aug 3;186(4):1754-1756. PMID

Campos ML, Moreno JE. Moving around in a phototropic response: the phosphorylation of NPH3. Plant Physiology. 2021 Oct 5;187(2):678-680. doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiab358. PMID


Chan RL, Trucco F, Otegui ME. Why the second-generation transgenic crops are not yet available in the market? Journal of Experimental Botany. 2020 Sep 30:eraa415. doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa415. PubMed

Miguel VN, Ribichich KF, Giacomelli JI, Chan RL. Key role of the motor protein Kinesin 13B in the activity of homeodomain-leucine zipper I transcription factors [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 4].Journal of Experimental Botany 2020;eraa379. doi:10.1093/jxb. PubMed

Torti, P., Raineri, J., Mencia, R., Campi, M., Gonzalez, D.H., Welchen, E. The sunflower TLDc-containing protein HaOXR2 confers tolerance to oxidative stress and waterlogging when expressed in maize plants (2020) Plant Science, 300, art. no. 110626

Romani F, Banic E. Stevie N. Florent, Takehiko Kanazawa, Jason Q.D. Goodger, Remco A. Mentink, Tom Dierschke, Sabine Zachgo, Takashi Ueda, John L. Bowman, Miltos Tsiantis, Javier E. Moreno. Oil body formation in Marchantia polymorpha is controlled by MpC1HDZ and serves as a defense against arthropod herbivores.  Current Biology. 2020.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.05.081. PubMed

González FG, Rigalli N, Miranda PV, Romagnoli M, Ribichich KF, Trucco F, Portapila M, Otegui ME, Chan RL. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Study the Performance of Second-generation Genetically Modified Crops in Field Trials: A Case Study With Soybean and Wheat Carrying the Sunflower HaHB4 Transcription Factor. Frontiers in  Plant Science. 2020 Mar 6;11:178. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00178. eCollection 2020. PubMed; PMC

Miguel VN, Manavella PA, Chan RL, Capella MA. The AtHB1 Transcription Factor Controls the miR164-CUC2 Regulatory Node to Modulate Leaf Development. Plant & Cell Physiology. 2020 Mar 1;61(3):659-670. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcz233. PubMed PMID

Perotti MF, Ariel FD, Chan RL. Lateral root development differs between main and secondary roots and depends on the ecotype. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 2020 Apr 20:1755504. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2020.1755504. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

Ribichich KF, Chiozza M, Ávalos-Britez S, Cabello JV, Arce AL, Watson G, Arias C, Portapila M, Trucco F, Otegui ME, Chan RL. Successful field performance in dry-warm environments of soybean expressing the sunflower transcription factor HaHB4. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2020 Mar 6. pii: eraa064. doi: 10.1093/jxb/eraa064. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed


Moreno JE, Campos ML. Gearing Up the Clock of Hypocotyl Growth!. Plant Physiology. 2020;183(2):433-434. doi: 10.1104/pp.20.00540. Pub Med

Moreno JE. Closing Gaps and Opening New Avenues during Megasporogenesis of Rice. Plant Physiology. 2020 Apr;182(4):1806-1807. doi: 10.1104/pp.20.00189. PubMedPMC


Raineri J, Campi M, Chan RL, Otegui ME. Maize expressing the sunflower transcription factor HaHB11 has improved productivity in controlled and field conditions. Plant Science. 2019 Oct;287:110185. doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.110185. Epub 2019 Jul 9. PubMed

Perotti MF, Ribone PA, Cabello JV, Ariel FD, Chan RL. AtHB23 participates in the gene regulatory network controlling root branching, and reveals differences between secondary and tertiary roots. The Plant Journal. 2019 Dec;100(6):1224-1236. doi: 10.1111/tpj.14511. Epub 2019 Oct 10. PubMed

Cabello JV, Chan RL. Arabidopsis and sunflower plants with increased xylem area show enhanced seed yield. The Plant Journal. 2019 Aug;99(4):717-732. doi: 10.1111/tpj.14356. Epub 2019 May 23. PubMed

González FG, Capella M, Ribichich KF, Curín F, Giacomelli JI, Ayala F, Watson G, Otegui ME, Chan RL. Field-grown transgenic wheat expressing the sunflower gene HaHB4 significantly outyields the wild type. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2019 Mar 11;70(5):1669-1681. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz037. PubMed; PMC


Moreno JE, Moreno-Piovano G, Chan RL. The antagonistic basic helix-loop-helix  partners BEE and IBH1 contribute to control plant tolerance to abiotic stress. Plant Science. 2018 Jun;271:143-150. doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2018.03.024. Epub 2018 Mar 26. PubMed

Romani F, Reinheimer R, Florent SN, Bowman JL, Moreno JE. Evolutionary history of HOMEODOMAIN LEUCINE ZIPPER transcription factors during plant transition to land. New Phytologist. 2018 Jul;219(1):408-421. doi: 10.1111/nph.15133. Epub 2018 Apr 10. PubMed

Moreno JE, Romani F, Chan RL. Arabidopsis thaliana homeodomain-leucine zipper type I transcription factors contribute to control leaf venation patterning. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 2018 Mar 4;13(3):e1448334. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2018.1448334. Epub 2018 Mar 22. PubMed; PMC


Ebrahimian-Motlagh S, Ribone PA, Thirumalaikumar VP, Allu AD, Chan RL, Mueller-Roeber B, Balazadeh S. JUNGBRUNNEN1 Confers Drought Tolerance Downstream of the HD-Zip I Transcription Factor AtHB13. Frontiers in  Plant Science. 2017 Dec 15;8:2118. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.02118. eCollection 2017. PubMed; PMC 

Moreno-Piovano GS, Moreno JE, Cabello JV, Arce AL, Otegui ME, Chan RL. A role for LAX2 in regulating xylem development and lateral-vein symmetry in the leaf. Annals of Botany. 2017 Oct 17;120(4):577-590. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcx091. PubMed; PMC

Ribone PA, Capella M, Arce AL, Chan RL. A uORF Represses the Transcription Factor AtHB1 in Aerial Tissues to Avoid a Deleterious Phenotype. Plant Physiology. 2017 Nov;175(3):1238-1253. doi: 10.1104/pp.17.01060. Epub 2017 Sep 27. PubMed; PMC

Alves PM, Becker A, Blöcker H, Chan RL, Chen GG, Fussenegger M, Kondo A, Kourist R, Schwab H, Seo JH, Sensen CW, Sensen M, Scrienc F. Editorial Special Issue on the Occasion of Prof. Dr. Alf Pühler's 75(th) birthday. Journal of Biotechnology. 2017 Sep 10;257:1. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2017.07.013. PubMed

Perotti MF, Ribone PA, Chan RL. Plant transcription factors from the homeodomain-leucine zipper family I. Role in development and stress responses. IUBMB Life. 2017 May;69(5):280-289. doi: 10.1002/iub.1619. Epub 2017 Mar 24. Review. PubMed


Cabello JV, Giacomelli JI, Gómez MC, Chan RL. The sunflower transcription factor HaHB11 confers tolerance to water deficit and salinity to transgenic Arabidopsis and alfalfa plants. Journal of Biotechnology. 2017 Sep 10;257:35-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2016.11.017. Epub 2016 Nov 22. PubMed

Romani F, Ribone PA, Capella M, Miguel VN, Chan RL. A matter of quantity: Common features in the drought response of transgenic plants overexpressing  HD-Zip I transcription factors. Plant Science. 2016 Oct;251:139-154. doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2016.03.004. Epub 2016 Mar 15. PubMed

Raineri J, Hartman MD, Chan RL, Iglesias AA, Ribichich KF. A sunflower WRKY transcription factor stimulates the mobilization of seed-stored reserves during germination and post-germination growth. Plant Cell Reports. 2016 Sep;35(9):1875-90. doi: 10.1007/s00299-016-2002-2. Epub 2016 Jun 1. PubMed

Silva AT, Ribone PA, Chan RL, Ligterink W, Hilhorst HW. A Predictive Coexpression Network Identifies Novel Genes Controlling the Seed-to-Seedling Phase Transition in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology. 2016 Apr;170(4):2218-31. doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01704. Epub 2016 Feb 17. PubMed; PMC

Cabello JV, Giacomelli JI, Piattoni CV, Iglesias AA, Chan RL. The sunflower transcription factor HaHB11 improves yield, biomass and tolerance to flooding in transgenic Arabidopsis plants. Journal of Biotechnology. 2016 Mar 20;222:73-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2016.02.015. Epub 2016 Feb 10. PubMed


Raineri J, Ribichich KF, Chan RL. The sunflower transcription factor HaWRKY76 confers drought and flood tolerance to Arabidopsis thaliana plants without yield penalty. Plant Cell Reports. 2015 Dec;34(12):2065-80. doi: 10.1007/s00299-015-1852-3. Epub 2015 Aug 6. PubMed

Ribone PA, Capella M, Chan RL. Functional characterization of the homeodomain leucine zipper I transcription factor AtHB13 reveals a crucial role in Arabidopsis development. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2015 Sep;66(19):5929-43. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv302. Epub 2015 Jul 1. PubMed