Publications

  • Journal Papers

* co-first authorship

Zhu D*., Mao F*., Tian Y., Lin X., Gu L., Gu H., Qu L.J., Wu Y#., and Wu Z#. (2020): The features and regulation of co-transcriptional splicing in Arabidopsis. Molecular Plant, Accepted.

Wu Z., Fang X., Zhu D., Dean C. (2020). Autonomous pathway: FLC repression through an antisense-mediated chromatin silencing mechanism. Plant Physiology 182, 27-37. 

Huang J., Gu L. Zhang Y., Yan T., Kong G., Kong L., Guo B., Qiu M., Wang Y., Jing M., Xing W., Ye W., Wu Z., Zhang Z., Zheng X., Gijzen M., Wang Y., Dong S. (2017). An oomycete plant pathogen reprograms host pre-mRNA splicing to subvert immunity. Nature Communications 8, 2051-2063.

Ietswaart, R.*, Rosa, S.*, Wu, Z.*, Dean, C., and Howard, M. (2017). Cell-size-dependent transcription of FLC and its antisense long non-coding RNA COOLAIR explain cell-to-cell expression variation. Cell Systems 4, 622-635 e629.

Wu, Z.*, Ietswaart, R.*, Liu, F., Yang, H., Howard, M., and Dean, C. (2016). Quantitativeregulation of FLC via coordinated transcriptional initiation and elongation. PNAS 113,218-223.

Wu, Z.*, Zhu, D.*, Lin, X.*, Miao, J.*, Gu, L., Deng, X., Yang, Q., Sun, K., Cao, X., Tsuge, T., Dean, C., Aoyama, T., Gu, H., and Qu, L.J. (2016). RNA-binding proteins RZ-1B andRZ-1C play critical roles in regulating pre-mRNA splicing and gene expression duringdevelopment in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 28, 55-73.

Wang, Z.W.*, Wu, Z.*, Raitskin, O., Sun, Q., and Dean, C. (2014). Antisense-mediated FLCtranscriptional repression requires the P-TEFb transcription elongation factor. PNAS 111,7468-7473.

Zhu, D.*, Wu, Z.*, Cao, G.*, Li, J., Wei, J., Tsuge, T., Gu, H., Aoyama, T., and Qu, L.J. (2014). TRANSLUCENT GREEN, an ERF family transcription factor, controls water balance in Arabidopsis by activating the expression of aquaporin genes. Molecular Plant 7,601-615.

Marquardt, S., Raitskin, O., Wu, Z., Liu, F., Sun, Q., and Dean, C. (2014). Functionalconsequences of splicing of the antisense transcript COOLAIR on FLC transcription.Molecular Cell 54, 156-165.

Ietswaart, R., Wu, Z., and Dean, C. (2012). Flowering time control: another window to the connection between antisense RNA and chromatin. Trends in Genetics 28, 445-453.

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