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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Selected Publications
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Giovannoni, J., DellaPenna, D., Bennett, A., and Fischer, R.  (1989)  Expression of a chimeric polygalacturonase gene in transgenic rin  (ripening inhibitor)tomato fruit results in polyuronide degradation but not fruit softening.  The Plant Cell. 1:53-63.


Giovannoni, J., Wing, R., Ganal, M. and Tanksley, S.  (1991).  Isolation of molecular markers from specific genomic regions through the use of isogenic DNA pools and existing mapping populations.  Nuc. Acids Res.  19:6553-6558.


Churchill, G., Giovannoni, J. and Tanksley, S. (1993)  Pooled-sampling makes high-resolution mapping practical with DNA markers.  PNAS USA.  90:16-20.


Wilkinson, J., Lanahan, M., Yen, H., Giovannoni, J. and Klee, H.  (1995)  An ethylene-inducible component of signal transduction encoded by Never-ripe.  Science  270:1807-1809.


Barry, C., Fox, E., Yen, H., Lee, S., Ying, T., Grierson, D. and Giovannoni J.   (2001) Analysis of the ethylene response in the epinsastic (epi) mutant of tomato.  Plant Physiology 127:58-66.


Vrebalov J, Ruezinsky D, Padmanabhan V, White R, Medrano D, DrakeR , Schuch W, Giovannoni J.  (2002) A MADS-box gene necessary for fruit ripening at the tomato ripening-inhibitor (rin) locus.  Science.  296:343-346


Van der Hoeven R,  Ronning C, Giovannoni J, Martin G, Tanksley S. (2002) Deductions about the number, organization and evolution of genes in the tomato genome based on analysis of large expressed sequence tag collection and selective genomic sequencing.  The Plant Cell, 14: 1441-1456


Basset G, Quinlivan E, Ravanel S, Rébeillé F, Nichols B, Shinozaki K, Seki M, Adams-Phillips L, Giovannoni J, Gregory J and Hanson A. (2004) Folate synthesis in plants: The p-aminobenzoate branch is initiated by a bifunctional PabA-PabB protein that is targeted to plastids.  PNAS USA. 101:1496-1501


Giovannoni J.  (2004) Genetic regulation of fruit development and ripening.  The Plant Cell.  16: S170 -180.


Liu, Y., Roof, S., Ye, Z., Barry, C., van Tuinen, A., Vrebalov, J., Bowler, C., and Giovannoni, J.  (2004) Manipulation of light signal transduction as a means of modifying fruit nutritional quality in tomato.  PNAS USA.  26: 9897-9902


Adams-Phillips, L., Barry, C. and Giovannoni, J.  (2004)  Signal transduction systems regulating fruit ripening.  Trends in Plant Science.  9: 331-338


Adams-Phillips, L., Barry, C., Kannan, P., Leclercq, J., Bouzayen, M., and Giovannoni, J.  (2004) Evidence that CTR1-mediated ethylene signal transduction in tomato is encoded by a multigene family whose members display distinct regulatory features.  Plant Molec. Biol.  54:387-404


Alba, R., Fei, Z., Payton, P., Liu, Y., Moore, S., Debbie, P., Gordon, J., Rose, J., Martin, G., Tanksley, S., Bouzayen, M., Jahn, M., and Giovannoni, J.  (2004)  ESTs, cDNA microarrays, and gene expression profiling: tools for dissecting plant physiology and development.  Plant Journal. 39:697-714.


Fei, Z., Tang, X., Alba, R., White J., Ronning, C., Martin, G., Tanksley, S. and Giovannoni, J.  (2004)  Comprehensive EST analysis of tomato and comparative genomics of fruit ripening.  Plant Journal. 40:47-59.


Basset, G., Ravanel, S., Quinlivan, E., White, R., Giovannoni, J., Rébeillé, F., Nichols, B., Shinozaki, K., Gregory, J. and 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.


Barry, C., McQuinn, R., Thompson, A., Seymour, G., Grierson, D. and Giovannoni, 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.


Alba, R., Payton, P., Fei, Z., McQuinn, R., Debbie, P., Martin, G., Tanksley, S. and Giovannoni, J. Transcriptome and selected fruit metabolite analysis reveal multiple points of ethylene regulatory control during tomato fruit development.  Plant Cell   In press


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