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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

James J Giovannoni
Plant, Soil and Nutrition Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (607) 255-1414
Fax: (607) 254-2958
Room 429
BOYCE THOMPSON INSTITUTE - CORNELL UNIVERSITY
TOWER RD
ITHACA, NY, 14853-2901

Projects
Genetic and Genomic Basis of Vegetable and Fruit Biology, Quality and Nutrient Content
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424885
Dissection of Maize Grain Quality Traits Using Biochemical Genetic and Genomic Approaches
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424949
A Diagnostic Toolbox for Integrated Management of Apple Postharvest Necrotic Disorders
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 419618
FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS OF SALMONELLA TOMATO INTERACTIONS AND CROP-DRIVEN PATHOGEN LIMITATION: THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES IN OUTCOMES
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420526
A DIAGNOSTIC TOOLBOX FOR MANAGEMENT OF APPLE POSTHARVEST NECROTIC DISORDERS
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420722
METABOLIC AND GENOMICS ANALYSIS OF PHYTONUTRIENTS IN FRUIT AND NON-FRUIT PLANT TISSUES
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 419997
A DIAGNOSTIC TOOLBOX FOR MANAGEMENT OF APPLE POSTHARVEST NECROTIC DISORDERS - AGROFRESH
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 421258

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Real time-based targeted Metabolomic approach as risk assessment tools for controlling superficial scald in ‘Granny Smith’ apples during storage - (Abstract Only)
Lee, J., Buchanan, D.A., Leisso, R.S., Mattheis, J.P., Gapper, N.E., Watkins, C.B., Giovannoni, J.J., Hertog, M.M., Nicolai, B.M., Johnston, J.W., Schaffer, R.J., Whitaker, B.D., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2014. Real time-based targeted Metabolomic approach as risk assessment tools for controlling superficial scald in ‘Granny Smith’ apples during storage. Meeting Abstract. https://ashs.confex.com/ashs/2014/webprogram/Paper18864.html.
Selection of low-variance expressed Malus x domestica (apple) genes for use as quantitative PCR reference genes (housekeepers) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowen, J., Ireland, H.S., Crowhurst, R., Luo, Z., Schaffer, R.J., Watson, A.E., Foster, T., Gapper, N., Watkins, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R., Johnston, J.W. 2014. Selection of low-variance expressed Malus x domestica (apple)genes for use as quantitative PCR reference genes (housekeepers). Tree Genetics and Genomes. 10:751-759.
The tomato UV-damaged DNA binding protein 1 (DDB1) plays a role in organ size control via an epigenetic manner Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, J., Tang, X., Gao, L., Sun, X., Miao, M., Guo, X., Niu, X., Giovannoni, J.J., Xiao, F., Liu, Y. 2012. The tomato UV-damaged DNA binding protein 1 (DDB1) plays a role in organ size control via an epigenetic manner. PLoS One. 7(8):e42621.
Integrated metabolomic and transcriptomic profiling illustrates successive phases of increasing gene expression associated with chilling-related apple peel cell death - (Abstract Only)
Rudell Jr, D.R., Gapper, N.E., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Buchanan, D.A., Mattheis, J.P., Watkins, C.A., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Giovannoni, J.J., Johnston, J., Schaffer, R. 2013. Integrated metabolomic and transcriptomic profiling illustrates successive phases of increasing gene expression associated with chilling-related apple peel cell death. Metabolomics. 51.
Assessing superficial scald risk in Granny Smith apples during controlled atmosphere storage using biomarker-based technology - (Abstract Only)
Gapper, N., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Watkins, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattheis, J.P., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Assessing superficial scald risk in Granny Smith apples during controlled atmosphere storage using biomarker-based technology. HortScience. 120.
Molecular and genetic regulation of fruit ripening Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Gapper, N., Mcquinn, R., Giovannoni, J.J. 2013. Molecular and genetic regulation of fruit ripening. Plant Molecular Biology. 82:575-591.
Catalyzing plant science research with RNA-seq - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, L., Giovannoni, J.J., Rose, J. 2013. Catalyzing plant science research with RNA-seq. Frontiers in Plant Systems Biology. 4(66):1-10.
Genetic networks influencing fruit ripening - (Book / Chapter)
Ampofo, B., Chapman, N., Seymour, G., Giovannoni, J.J. 2013. Regulatory Networks Controlling Ripening. In: Graham B. Seymour, Mervin Poole, James J. Giovannoni, Gregory A. Tucker, editors. The Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of Fruit Ripening. New Delhi, India:Wiley-Blackwell. p189-200.
Single-base resolution methylomes of tomato fruit development reveal epigenome modifications associated with ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhong, S., Fei, Z., Chen, Y., Vrebalov, J., Mcquinn, R., Gapper, N., Giovannoni, J.J. 2013. Single-base resolution methylomes of tomato fruit development reveal epigenome modifications associated with ripening. Nature Biotechnology. 31:154-159.
Integrative comparative analyses of transcript and metabolite profiles from pepper and tomato ripening and development stages uncovers species-specific patterns of network regulatory behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osorio, S., Alba, R., Nikoloski, Z., Kochevenko, A., Fernie, A., Giovannoni, J.J. 2012. Integrative comparative analyses of transcript and metabolite profiles from pepper and tomato ripening and development stages uncovers species-specific patterns of network regulatory behavior. Plant Physiology. 159:1713-1729.
The tomato UV-damaged DNA-binding protein-1 (DDB1) is implicated in pathogenesis-related (PR) gene expression and resistance to Agrobacterium tumefaciens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lui, J., Li, H., Miao, M., Tang, X., Giovannoni, J.J., Xiao, F., Liu, Y. 2012. The tomato UV-damaged DNA-binding protein-1 (DDB1) is implicated in pathogenesis-related (PR) gene expression and resistance to Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Molecular Plant Pathology. 13:123-134.
Candidate biomarker discovery and selection for ‘Granny Smith' superficial scald risk management and diagnosis, poster board - (Abstract Only)
Gapper, N., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Watkins, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattheis, J.P., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Candidate biomarker discovery and selection for ‘Granny Smith' superficial scald risk management and diagnosis, poster board. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting.
Uniform ripening (U) encodes a Golden 2-like transcription factor regulating tomato fruit chloroplast development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, A., Nguyen, C., Hill, T., Aktas, H., Figueroa-Balderas, R., Barry, C., Liu, Y., Chetelat, R., Granell, A., Van Deynze, A., Giovannoni, J.J., Bennett, A. 2012. Uniform ripening (U) encodes a Golden 2-like transcription factor regulating tomato fruit chloroplast development. Science. 336(6089):1711-1715. DOI: 10.1126/Science.1222218.
Altered chloroplast development and delayed fruit ripening caused by mutations in a zinc metalloprotease at the lutescent 2 locus of tomato Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barry, C., Aldridge, G., Herzog, G., Ma, Q., Mcquinn, R., Hirschberg, J., Giovannoni, J.J. 2012. Altered chloroplast development and delayed fruit ripening caused by mutations in a zinc metalloprotease at the lutescent 2 locus of tomato. Plant Physiology. 159:1086-1098.
The tomato genome sequence provides insight into fleshy fruit evolution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ware, D., Thannhauser, T.W., White, R.A., Giovannoni, J.J. 2012. The tomato genome sequence provides insight into fleshy fruit evolution. Nature. 485:635-641. DOI: 10.1038/nature11119.
Combined transcriptome, genetic diversity and metabolite profiling in tomato fruit reveals the ethylene response factor SlERF6 to play an important role in ripening and carotenoid accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Joung, J., Mcquinn, R., Chung, M., Fei, Z., Tieman, D., Klee, H., Giovannoni, J.J. 2012. Combined transcriptome, genetic diversity and metabolite profiling in tomato fruit reveals the ethylene response factor SlERF6 to play an important role in ripening and carotenoid accumulation. Plant Journal. 70:191-204.
Features of a unique intronless cluster of class I small heat shock protein genes in tandem with box C/D snoRNA genes on chromosome 6 in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goyal, R.K., Kumar, V., Shukla, V., Mattoo, R., Yongsheng, L., Chung, S.H., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattoo, A.K. 2012. Features of a unique intronless cluster of class I small heat shock protein genes in tandem with box C/D snoRNA genes on chromosome 6 in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Planta. 235(3):453-471.
Genetics and control of tomato fruit ripening and quality attributes - (Review Article)
Klee, H., Giovannoni, J.J. 2011. Genetics and control of tomato fruit ripening and quality attributes. Annual Review of Genetics. 45:41-59. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-genet-110410-132507
High-throughput illumina strand-specific RNA sequencing library preparation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhong, S., Joung, J., Zheng, Y., Liu, B., Shao, Y., Xiang, J., Zhangjun, F., Giovannoni, J.J. 2011. High-throughput illumina strand-specific RNA sequencing library preparation. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols. 8:940-949. DOI: 10.1101/pdb.prot5652.
Identification of genes in the phenylalanine metabolic pathway by ectopic expression of a MYB transcription factor in tomato fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Din, V., Tieman, D.M., Tohge, T., Mcquinn, R.P., De Vos, R.C., Osorio, S., Schmelz, E.A., Taylor, M.G., Smits-Kroon, M.T., Schuurink, R.C., Haring, M.A., Giovannoni, J.J., Fernie, A.R., Klee, H.J. 2011. Identification of genes in the phenylalanine metabolic pathway by ectopic expression of a MYB transcription factor in tomato fruit. The Plant Cell. 23:2738-2753.
Expression of ripening-related genes in cold stored tomato fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rugkong, A., Mcquinn, R., Giovannoni, J.J., Rose, J., Watkins, C. 2011. Expression of ripening-related genes in cold stored tomato fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 61:1-14.
Regulatory control of high levels of carotenoid accumulation in potato tubers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, X., Mcquinn, R., Fei, Z., Wolters, A., Van Eck, J., Brown, C.R., Giovannoni, J.J., Li, L. 2011. Regulatory control of high levels of carotenoid accumulation in potato tubers. Plant, Cell & Environment. 34:1020-1030.
Branched-chain and aromatic amino acid catabolism into aroma volatiles in Cucumis melo L. fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonda, I., Bar, E., Portnoy, V., Schaffer, A., Tadmor, Y., Gepstein, S., Giovannoni, J.J., Katzir, N., Lewinsohn, E. 2010. Branched-chain and aromatic amino acid catabolism into aroma volatiles in Cucumis melo L. fruit. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61:1111-1123.
Use of homologous and heterologous gene expression profiling tools to characterize transcription dynamics during apple fruit maturation and ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Costa, F., Alba, R., Schouten, H., Sansavini, S., Fei, Z., Giovannoni, J.J. 2010. Use of homologous and heterologous gene expression profiling tools to characterize transcription dynamics during apple fruit maturation and ripening. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:229.
A Sepallata Gene Is Involved in the Development and Ripening of Strawberry (Fragaria X Ananassa DUCH.) Fruit, a Non-Climacteric Tissue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seymour, G., Ryder, C., Cevik, V., Hammond, J., Popovich, A., King, G., Vrebalov, J., Giovannoni, J.J., Manning, K. 2011. A SEPALLATA gene is involved in the development and ripening of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) fruit, a non-climacteric tissue. Journal of Experimental Botany. 62:1179-1188.
Tomato functional genomics database (TFGD): a comprehensive collection and analysis package for tomato functional genomics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fei, Z., Joung, J., Tang, X., Zheng, Y., Huang, M., Lee, J., Mcquinn, R., Tieman, D., Klee, H., Giovannoni, J.J. 2010. Tomato functional genomics database (TFGD): a comprehensive collection and analysis package for tomato functional genomics. Nucleic Acids Research. 39:D1156-D1163.
The apple genome: ripe for harvest - (Review Article)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2010. The apple genome: ripe for harvest. Nature Genetics. 42:822-823.
Molecular Analysis of the Developmental and Hormonal Systems Regulating Fruit Ripening - (Proceedings)
Giovannoni, J.J., Lee, J., Chung, M., Fox, E.A. 2010. Molecular Analysis of the Developmental and Hormonal Systems Regulating Fruit Ripening. Acta Horticulture Proceedings. p. 41-50.
A tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) APETALA2/ERF gene, SlAP2a, is a negative regulator of fruit ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, M., Vrebalov, J., Alba, R., Lee, J., Mcquinn, R., Klein, P., Giovannoni, J.J. 2010. A tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) APETALA2/ERF gene, SlAP2a, is a negative regulator of fruit ripening. Plant Journal. 64:936-947.
Functional diversification of AGAMOUS lineage genes in regulating tomato flower and fruit development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pan, I., Giovannoni, J.J., Irisch, V. 2010. Functional diversification of AGAMOUS lineage genes in regulating tomato flower and fruit development. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61:1795-1806.
The regulation of MADS-box gene expression during ripening of banana and their regulatory interation with ethylene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elitzur, T., Vrebalov, J., Giovannoni, J.J., Ocampo, E., Goldschmidt, E., Friedman, H. 2010. The regulation of MADS-box gene expression during ripening of banana and their regulatory interation with ethylene. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61:1523-1535.
Integrative transcript and metabolite analysis of DE-ETIOLATED1 down-regulated tomato fruit reveals the underlying metabolic and cellular events associated with their nutritionally enhanced chemotype - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Enfissi, E., Barneche, F., Ahmed, I., Lichtle, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Bowler, C., Bramley, P., Fraser, P. 2010. Integrative transcript and metabolite analysis of DE-ETIOLATED1 down-regulated tomato fruit reveals the underlying metabolic and cellular events associated with their nutritionally enhanced chemotype. The Plant Cell. 22:1190-1215.
A genetic map of melon highly enriched with fruit quality QTLs and EST markers, including sugar and carotenoid metabolism genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harel-Beja, R., Portnoy, V., Fei, Z., Giovannoni, J.J., Ori, N., Lewinsohn, E., Tadmor, Y., Schaffer, A., Katzir, N. 2010. A genetic map of melon highly enriched with fruit quality QTLs and EST markers, including sugar and carotenoid metabolism genes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 121:511-533.
Genomic analysis of wild tomato introgressions determining metabolism- and yield-associated traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kamenetzky, L., Asis, R., Bassi, S., De Godoy, F., Bermudez, L., Fernie, A., Vrebalov, J., Giovannoni, J.J., Rossi, M., Carrari, F. 2010. Genomic analysis of wild tomato introgressions determining metabolism- and yield-associated traits. Plant Physiology. 152:1772-1786.
Plant MetGenMAP: an integrative analysis system for plant systems biology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joung, J., Corbett, A., Fellman, S., Tieman, D., Klee, H., Giovannoni, J.J., Fei, Z. 2009. Plant MetGenMAP: an integrative analysis system for plant systems biology. Plant Physiology. 151:1758-1768.
Fleshy fruit expansion and ripening are regulated by the tomato SHATTERPROOF gene, TAGL1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vrebalov, J., Pan, I., Arroyo, A., Chung, M., Poole, M., Rose, J., Seymour, G., Giovannoni, J.J., Irish, V. 2009. Fleshy fruit expansion and ripening are regulated by the tomato SHATTERPROOF gene, TAGL1. The Plant Cell. 21:3041:3062.
Developmental and feedforward control of the expression of folate biosynthesis genes in tomato fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waller, J., Akhtar, T., Lara-Nunez, A., Gregory, J., Giovannoni, J.J., Hanson, A. 2010. Developmental and feedforward control of the expression of folate biosynthesis genes in tomato fruit. Molecular Plant. 3:66-77.
Biology and genetic engineering of fruit maturation for enhanced quality and shelf-life - (Review Article)
Matayas, A., Gapper, N., Chung, M., Giovannoni, J.J., Rose, J. 2009. Biology and genetic engineering of fruit maturation for enhanced quality and shelf-life. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 20:197-203.
Genomic analysis of branched chain fatty acid and acyl sugar production in Solanum pennellii and Nicotiana benthamiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slocombe, S., Schauvinhold, I., Azziz, N., Larson, T., Giovannoni, J.J., Dixon, R., Broun, P. 2009. Genomic analysis of branched chain fatty acid and acyl sugar production in Solanum pennellii and Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Physiology. 148:1830-1846.
Role of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in sequencing the tomato genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stack, S., Royer, S., Shearer, L., Chang, S., Giovannoni, J.J., Westfall, D., Anderson, L. 2009. Role of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in sequencing the tomato genome. Cytogenetics and Genome Research. 124:339-350.
Expression profiling of ascorbic acid-related genes during tomato fruit development and ripening and in response to stress conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ioannidi, E., Kalamaki, M., Engineer, C., Petaraki, I., Alexandrou, D., Giovannoni, J.J., Kanellis, A. 2009. Expression profiling of ascorbic acid-related genes during tomato fruit development and ripening and in response to stress conditions. Journal of Experimental Botany. 60:663-678.
A snapshot of the emerging tomato genome sequence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mueller, L., Tanksley, S., Giovannoni, J.J., Vaneck, J., Stack, S., Buels, R. 2009. A snapshot of the emerging tomato genome sequence. The Plant Genome. 2:78-92.
Differential fruit gene expression in two strawberry cultivars in response to elevated CO2 during storage revealed by a heterologous fruit microarray approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ponce-Valdez, M., Moore-Fellman, S., Giovannoni, J.J., Gan, S., Watkins, C. 2009. Differential fruit gene expression in two strawberry cultivars in response to elevated CO2 during storage revealed by a heterologous fruit microarray approach. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 51:131-140.
Tomato y-glutamilhydrolases: expression, characterization, and evidence for heterodimer formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akhtar, T., Naponelli, V., Gregory, J., Giovannoni, J.J., Hanson, A. 2008. Tomato y-glutamilhydrolases: expression, characterization, and evidence for heterodimer formation. Plant Physiology. 148:775-784.
Regulation of fruit ripening - (Book / Chapter)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2009. Regulation of fruit ripening. In: Well, J., Blumel, D., Malmoll, S., Netting, J., editors. Yearbook of Science and Technology. 2009. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Publishers. p. 314-317.
Amino acid substitutions in homologs of the STAY-GREEN (SGR) protein are responsible for the green-flesh and chlorophyll retainer mutations of tomato and pepper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barry, C., Mcquinn, R.P., Chung, M., Besuden, A., Giovannoni, J.J. 2008. Amino acid substitutions in homologs of the STAY-GREEN (SGR) protein are responsible for the green-flesh and chlorophyll retainer mutations of tomato and pepper. Plant Physiology. 147:179-187.
Altered Plastid Levels and Potential for Improved Fruit Nutrient Content via Down-regulation of the Tomato DDB1 Interacting Protein CUL4 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Liu, J., Feng, Y., Niu, X., Giovannoni, J.J., Liu, Y. 2008. Altered Plastid Levels and Potential for Improved Fruit Nutrient Content via Down-regulation of the Tomato DDB1 Interacting Protein CUL4. Plant Journal. 55:89-103.
The Molecular and Biochemical Basis for Varietal Variation in Sesquiterpene Content in Melon (Cucumis melo L.) Rinds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Portnoy, V., Benyamini, Y., Giovannoni, J.J., Schaffer, A., Tadmor, Y., Lewinshon, E., Katzir, N. 2008. The Molecular and Biochemical Basis for Varietal Variation in Sesquiterpene Content in Melon (Cucumis melo L.) Rinds. Plant Molecular Biology. 66:647-661.
Comparative BAC end sequence analysis of tomato and potato reveals overrepresentation of specific gene families in potato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Datema, E., Mueller, L., Buels, R., Giovannoni, J.J., Visser, R., Stiekema, W., Vanham, R. 2008. Comparative BAC end sequence analysis of tomato and potato reveals overrepresentation of specific gene families in potato. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 8:34.
Gene expression in developing watermelon fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Davis, A.R., Fei, Z.J., Katzir, N., Giovannoni, J.J., Salman-Minkov, A., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Tadmor, Y., Portnoy, V., Trebitsh, T. 2008. Gene expression in developing watermelon fruit. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 9:275-282.
Molecular Biology of ethylene during tomato fruit development and maturation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beatriz, C., Giovannoni, J.J. 2008. Molecular Biology of ethylene during tomato fruit development and maturation. Plant Science. 175:106-113.
Expression and Polymorphism of Watermelon Fruit ESTs - (Proceedings)
Levi, A., Wechter, W.P., Harris, K.R., Davis, A.R., Zhangiun, F., Giovannoni, J.J., Trebitsh, T., Salman, A., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Tadmor, Y., Portnoy, V., Katzir, N. 2008. Expression and Polymorphism of Watermelon Fruit ESTs. Acta Horticulturae. P257-262. In: M. Pitrat (ed.). Proceddings of the IX EUCARPIA Meetings on Genetics and Breeding of Cucurbitaceae. INRA.
A new plant gene in the pathway to vitamin C - (Popular Publication)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2007. A new plant gene in the pathway to vitamin C. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104:9109-9110.
A physical map of the highly heterozygous Populus genome: integration with the genome sequence and genetic map and analysis of haplotype variation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keller, C., Readman, C., Shin, H., Bosdet, I., Wilkin, J., Vrebalov, J., Giovannoni, J.J., Douglas, C. 2007. A physical map of the highly heterozygous Populus genome: integration with the genome sequence and genetic map and analysis of haplotype variation. Plant Journal. 50:1063-1078.
Fruit ripening mutants yield insight into ripening control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2007. Fruit ripening mutants yield insight into ripening control. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 10:283-284.
Ethylene and Fruit Ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barry, C., Giovannoni, J.J. 2007. Ethylene and Fruit Ripening. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 26:143-159.
Microarray-Based Analysis of Gene Modulation During Watermelon Fruit Development - (Abstract Only)
Wechter, W.P., Levi, A., Davis, A.R., Fei, Z., Hernandez, A., Thimmapuram, J., Dang, P.M., Katzir, N., Tadmor, K., Giovannoni, J.J. 2007. Microarray-Based Analysis of Gene Modulation During Watermelon Fruit Development. HortScience. 42:447.
Fruit Ripening - (Book / Chapter)
Martel, C., Giovannoni, J.J. 2007. Fruit ripening. In: Roberts, J., Gonzalez-Carranzas, Z., editors. Plant Cell Separation and Adhesion. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd. p. 164-176.
Fruit Ripening and Its Manipulation - (Book / Chapter)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2007. Fruit ripening and its manipulation. In: Gan, S., editor. Senescence Process of Plants. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd. p.278-295.
A Naturally Occurring Epigenetic Mutation in An Sbp-Box Gene Inhibits Tomato Fruit Ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manning, K., Tor, M., Poole, M., Hong, Y., Thompson, A., King, G., Giovannoni, J.J., Seymour, G. 2006. A naturally occurring epigenetic mutation in an sbp-box gene inhibits tomato fruit ripening. Nature Genetics. 38:948-952.
Ripening in the Tomato Green-Ripe Mutant Is Inhibited by Ectopic Expression of a Novel Protein That Disrupts Ethylene Signaling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barry, C., Giovannoni, J.J. 2006. Ripening in the tomato green-ripe mutant is inhibited by ectopic expression of a novel protein that disrupts ethylene signaling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103:7923-7928.
Euchromatin and Pericentromeric Heterochromatin: Comparative Composition in the Tomato Genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Tang, X., Cheng, Z., Mueller, L., Giovannoni, J.J., Tanksley, S. 2006. Euchromatin and pericentromeric heterochromatin: comparative composition in the tomato genome. Genetics. 172:2529-2540.
Breeding New Life into Plant Metabolism - (Literature Review)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2006. Breeding new life into plant metabolism. Nature Biotechnology. 24:418-419.
Tomato Expression Database (Ted): a Suite of Data Presentation and Analysis Tools - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fei, Z., Tang, X., Alba, R., Giovannoni, J.J. 2006. Tomato expression database (ted): a suite of data presentation and analysis tools. Nucleic Acids Research. 34:D766-D770.
Transcriptome and Selected Metabolite Analysis Reveal Multiple Points of Ethylene Control During Tomato Fruit Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alba, R., Payton, P.R., Fei, Z., Debbie, P., Martin, G., Tanksley, S., Giovannoni, J.J. 2005. Transcriptome and selected metabolite analysis reveal multiple points of ethylene control during tomato fruit development. The Plant Cell. 17:2954-2965.
Transcriptome and selected metabolite analyses reveal multiple points of ethylene control during tomato fruit development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alba, R., Payton, P.R., Fei, Z., Mcquinn, R.P., Debbie, P., Martin, G., Tanksley, S., Giovannoni, J.J. 2005. Transcriptome and selected metabolite analyses reveal multiple points of ethylene control during tomato fruit development. The Plant Cell. 17(11):2954-2965.
The Tomato Sequencing Project, the First Cornerstone of the International Solanaceae Project (Sol) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mueller, L., Tanksley, S., Giovannoni, J.J., Van Eck, J. 2005. The tomato sequencing project, the first cornerstone of the international solanaceae project (sol). Comparative and Functional Genomics. 6:153-158.
Utilization of Tomato Microarrays for Comparative Gene Expression Analysis in the Solanceae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, S., Payton, P.R., Wright, M., Tanksley, S., Giovannoni, J.J. 2005. Utilization of tomato microarrays for comparative gene expression analysis in the solanceae. Journal of Experimental Botany. 56:2885-2895.
Ethylene Insensitivity Conferred by the Green-Ripe (Gr) and Never-Ripe 2 (Nr-2) Ripening Mutants of Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barry, C., Thompson, A., Seymour, G., Grierson, D., Giovannoni, J.J. 2005. Ethylene insensitivity conferred by the green-ripe (gr) and never-ripe 2 (nr-2) ripening mutants of tomato. Plant Physiology. 138:267-275.
Genetic Regulation of Tomato Fruit Ripening and Development and Implementation of Associated Genomics Tools - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giovannoni, J.J., El-Rakshy, S. 2005. Genetic regulation of tomato fruit ripening and development and implementation of associated genomics tools. Acta Horticulturae. 682:63-72.
Differential Gene Expression Analysis of Strawberry Cultivar Responses to Elevated Co2 Concentrations During Storage Using a Tomato Cdna Microarray - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ponce-Valadez, M., Watkins, C., Moore, S., Giovannoni, J.J. 2005. Differential gene expression analysis of strawberry cultivar responses to elevated co2 concentrations during storage using a tomato cdna microarray. Acta Horticulturae. 682:255-262.
Role of - Oxidation in Jasmonate Biosynthesis and Systemic Wound Signaling in Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lia, C., Liua, G., Schilmillera, A., In Leea, G., Jayantya, S., Sagemana, C., Vrebalov, J., Giovannoni, J.J., Howe, G. 2005. Role of - oxidation in jasmonate biosynthesis and systemic wound signaling in tomato. The Plant Cell. 17:971-986.
Folate Synthesis in Plants: the Last Step of the P-Aminobenzoate Branch Is Catalyzed by a Plastidial Aminodeoxychorismate Lyase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Basset, G., Ravanel, S., Quinlivan, E., White, R.A., Giovannoni, J.J., Rebeille, F., Nichols, B., Shinozaki, K., Gregory, J., Hanson, A. 2004. Folate synthesis in plants: the last step of the p-aminobenzoate branch is catalyzed by a plastidial aminodeoxychorismate lyase. Plant Journal. 40:453-461.
Signal Transduction Systems Regulating Fruit Ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adams-Phillips, L., Barry, C., Giovannoni, J.J. 2004. Signal transduction systems regulating fruit ripening. Trends in Plant Science. 9:331-338.
Comprehensive Est Analysis of Tomato and Comparative Genomics of Fruit Ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fei, Z., Tang, X., Alba, R., Ronning, C., Martin, G., Tanksley, S., Giovannoni, J.J. 2004. Comprehensive EST analysis of tomato and comparative genomics of fruit ripening. Plant Journal. 40:47-59.
Tackling the Plant Proteome: Practical Approaches, Hurdles and Experimental Tools - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rose, J.K., Bashir, S., Giovannoni, J.J., Jahn, M.M., Saravanan, R.S. 2004. Tackling the plant proteome: practical approaches, hurdles and experimental tools. Plant Journal. 39:715-733.
Ests, Cdna Microarrays, and Gene Expression Profiling: Tools for Dissecting Plant Physiology and Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alba, R., Fei, Z., Payton, P.R., Liu, Y., Debbie, P., Rose, J., Martin, G., Tanksley, S., Jahn, M., Giovannoni, J.J. 2004. Ests, cdna microarrays, and gene expression profiling: tools for dissecting plant physiology and development. Plant Journal. 36:697-714.
Manipulation of Light Signal Transduction As a Means of Modifying Fruit Nutritional Quality in Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Roof, S., Ye, Z., Barry, C., Van Tuinen, A., Vrebalov, J., Bowler, C., Giovannoni, J.J. 2004. Manipulation of light signal transduction as a means of modifying fruit nutritional quality in tomato. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 26:9897-9902.
Genetic Control of Fruit Ripening - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Apr-04)
Genetic Regulation of Fruit Development and Ripening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2004. Genetic regulation of fruit development and ripening. The Plant Cell. 16:S170-180.
Monitoring Gene Expression Profiles in Response to Aluminum Stress in Maize Roots Using Cdna Microarrays - (Abstract Only)
Maron, L.G., Moore, S., Giovannoni, J.J., Kochian, L.V. 2004. Monitoring gene expression profiles in response to aluminum stress in maize roots using cdna microarrays. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. p. 77.
Ctr1-Mediated Ethylene Signal Transduction in Tomato Is Encoded by a Multigene Family Whose Members Display Distinct Regulatory Features - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adams-Phillips, L., Barry, C., Kannan, P., Lecercq, J., Bouzayen, M., Giovannoni, J.J. 2004. Ctr1-mediated ethylene signal transduction in tomato is encoded by a multigene family whose members display distinct regulatory features. Plant Molecular Biology. 54:387-404.
Folate Synthesis in Plants: the P-Aminobenzoate Branch Is Initiated by a Bifunctional Paba-Pabb Protein That Is Targeted to Plastids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Basset, G., Quinlivan, E., Ravanel, S., Niochols, B., Shinozaki, K., Seki, M., Giovannoni, J.J., Adams-Phillips, L., Gregory, J., Hanson, A. 2004. Folate synthesis in plants: the p-aminobenzoate branch is initiated by a bifunctional paba-pabb protein that is targeted to plastids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101:1496-1501.
Plant Genetic Modification: Gene Isolation - (Book / Chapter)
Giovannoni, J.J. 2004. Plant genetic modification: Gene isolation. In: Cristou, P., Klee, H., editors. Handbook of Plant Biotechnology. Vol 1. W. Susses, UK: Wiley and Sons, Ltd. p. 66-68.
Lectr1, a Tomato Ctr1-Like Gene, Demonstrates Ethylene Signaling Ability in Arabidopsis and Novel Expression Patterns in Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LECLERCQ, J., ADAMS-PHILLIPS, L., ZEGZOUTI, H., JONES, B., LATCHE, A., GIOVANNONI, J.J., PECHE, J., BOUZAYEN, M. LECTR1, A TOMATO CTR1-LIKE GENE, DEMONSTRATES ETHYLENE SIGNALING ABILITY IN ARABIDOPSIS AND NOVEL EXPRESSION PATTERNS IN TOMATO. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY. 2002. V. 13. P. 1132-1142.
Characterization of a Major Latex Protein (Mlp) Gene Down-Regulated by Ethylene During Peach Fruitlet Abscission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RUPERTI, B., BONGHI, C., ZILIOTTO, F., PAGNI, S., RASORI, A., VAROTTO, S., TUNUTTI, P., GIOVANNONI, J.J., RAMINA, A. CHARACTERIZATION OF A MAJOR LATEX PROTEIN (MLP) GENE DOWN-REGULATED BY ETHYLENE DURING PEACH FRUITLET ABSCISSION. PLANT SCIENCE. 2002. V. 163. P. 265-272.
Approaches to Clone the Aluminum Tolerance Gene in Wheat Using Segmental Deletion Lines of the Chromosome Arm 4dl - (Abstract Only)
MARON, L., WHITE, R.A., GIOVANNONI, J.J., SARAVANAN, R., ROSE, J., GARVIN, D.F., KOCHIAN, L.V. APPROACHES TO CLONE THE ALUMINUM TOLERANCE GENE IN WHEAT USING SEGMENTAL DELETION LINES OF THE CHROMOSOME ARM 4DL. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLANT BIOLOGISTS ANNUAL MEETING. 2002.
Genomics of Ethylene Signal Transduction in Tomato - (Book / Chapter)
ADAMS-PHILLIPS, L., ALBA, R., BARRY, C., GIOVANNONI, J.J. GENOMICS OF ETHYLENE SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN TOMATO. KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS. BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY OF THE PLANT HORMONE ETHYLENE. 2003. P. 131-136.
Deductions About the Number, Organization and Evolution of Genes in the Tomato Genome Based on Analysis of Large Est Collection and Selective Genomic Sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
VAN DER HOEVEN, R., RONNING, C., GIOVANNONI, J.J., MARTIN, G., TANKSLEY, S. DEDUCTIONS ABOUT THE NUMBER, ORGANIZATION AND EVOLUTION OF GENES IN THE TOMATO GENOME BASED ON ANALYSIS OF LARGE EST COLLECTION AND SELECTIVE GENOMIC SEQUENCING. THE PLANT CELL. 2002. V. 14. P. 1441-1456.
Use of Genomics Tools to Isolate Key Ripening Genes and Analyze Fruit Maturation in Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MOORE, S., VREBALOV, J., PAYTON, P., GIOVANNONI, J.J. USE OF GENOMICS TOOLS TO ISOLATE KEY RIPENING GENES AND ANALYZE FRUIT MATURATION IN TOMATO. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY. 2002. V. 53. P. 2023-2030.
Use of Genomics Tools to Isolate Key Ripening Genes and Analyze Fruit Maturation in Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MOORE, S., VREBALOV, J., PAYTON, P.R., GIOVANNONI, J.J. USE OF GENOMICS TOOLS TO ISOLATE KEY RIPENING GENES AND ANALYZE FRUIT MATURATION IN TOMATO. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY. 2002. 53 (377) P. 2023-2030. 2002.
A Mads-Box Gene Necessary for Fruit Ripening at the Ripening-Inhibitor (Rin) Locus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
VREBALOV, J., RUEZINSKY, D., PADMANABHAN, V., WHITE, R.A., MEDRANO, D., DRAKE, R., SCHUCH, W., GIOVANNONI, J.J. A MADS-BOX GENE NECESSARY FOR FRUIT RIPENING AT THE RIPENING-INHIBITOR (RIN) LOCUS. SCIENCE. 2002. V. 296. P. 343-346.
Characterization of Phytochrome-Regulated Tomato Ripening Utilizing Functional Genomics - (Abstract Only)
ALBA, R., MOORE, S., PAYTON, P.R., CORDONNIER-PRATT, M., PRATT, L., GIOVANNONI, J.J. CHARACTERIZATION OF PHYTOCHROME-REGULATED TOMATO RIPENING UTILIZING FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLANT BIOLOGISTS ANNUAL MEETING. 2002. SUPPLEMENT 369, P. 99.
Development and Utilization of Tomato Microarrays for the Solanaceae - (Abstract Only)
MOORE, S.L., PAYTON, P.R., GIOVANNONI, J.J. DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION OF TOMATO MICROARRAYS FOR THE SOLANACEAE. PLANT ANIMAL AND MICROBE GENOMES CONFERENCE. 2002.
Use of Molecular Markers for Fruit Crop Improvement - (Book / Chapter)
MCCASKILL, A.R., GIOVANNONI, J.J. USE OF MOLECULAR MARKERS FOR FRUIT CROP IMPROVEMENT. KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS. MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES IN CROP IMPROVEMENT. 2002. P. 283-297.
DNA Microarrays for Gene Expression Analysis - (Book / Chapter)
MOORE, S., PAYTON, P., GIOVANNONI, J.J. DNA MICROARRAYS FOR GENE EXPRESSION ANALYSIS. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. PRACTICAL APPROACH MOLECULAR PLANT BIOLOGY. 2002. V. 2. P. 65-76.
Analysis of the Ethylene Response in the Epinastic (Epi) Mutant of Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BARRY, C., FOX, E., YEN, H., LEE, S., YING, T., GRIERSON, D., GIOVANNONI, J.J. ANALYSIS OF THE ETHYLENE RESPONSE IN THE EPINASTIC (EPI) MUTANT OF TOMATO. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY. 2001. V. 127. P. 58-66.
Molecular Biology of Fruit Maturation and Ripening - (Review Article)
GIOVANNONI, J.J. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF FRUIT MATURATION AND RIPENING. ANNUAL REVIEWS OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 2001. V. 52. P. 725-749.
Genetic Control of Fruit Quality and Prospects for Nutrient Modification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
GIOVANNONI, J.J. GENETIC CONTROL OF FRUIT QUALITY AND PROSPECTS FOR NUTRIENT MODIFICATION. HORTSCIENCE. 2002. V. 37. P. 453-456.
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