Selected Publications
Nguyen TN, Tuan PA, Ayele BT (2022) Jasmonate regulates seed dormancy in wheat via modulating the balance between gibberellin and abscisic acid. Journal of Experimental Botany 73:2434-2453.
Tuan PA, Shafai T, Kaur G, Grenier G, Ayele BT (2022) Molecular and functional characterization of a jasmonate resistant gene of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Journal of Plant Physiology 270:153637.
Koramutla MK, Tuan PA, Ayele BT (2022) Salicylic acid enhances adventitious root and aerenchyma formation in wheat under waterlogged conditions. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23:1243.
Mukherjee S, Koramutla MK, Levin DB, Ayele BT (2022) Genetic variation in transcriptional regulation of wheat seed starch content and its conversion to bioethanol. Food and Energy Security 11:e339
Tuan PA, Nguyen TN, Jordan MC, Ayele BT (2021) A shift in abscisic acid/gibberellin balance underlies retention of dormancy induced by seed development temperature. Plant, Cell and Environment 44:2230-2244.
Liton UA, McCartney CA, Hiebert CW, Kumar S, Jordan MC, Ayele BT (2021) Identification of loci for pre-harvest sprouting resistance in the highly dormant spring wheat RL4137. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 134:113-124.
Dwivedi SL, Spillane C, Lopez F, Ayele BT, Ortiz R (2021) First the seed: Genomic advances in seed science for improved crop productivity and food security. Crop Science 61:1501-1526.
Sidhu GK, Tuan PA, Renault S, Daayf F, Ayele BT (2020) Polyamine-mediated transcriptional regulation of enzymatic antioxidative response to excess soil moisture during early seedling growth in soybean. Biology 9:185.
Sun M, Tuan PA, Izydorczyk MS, Ayele BT (2020) Ethylene regulates post-germination seedling growth in wheat through spatial and temporal modulation of ABA/GA balance. Journal of Experimental Botany 71:1985-2004.
Froese AG, Nguyen TN, Ayele BT, Sparling R (2020) Digestibility of wheat and cattail biomass using a co-culture of thermophilic anaerobes for consolidated bioprocessing. BioEnergy Research 13:325-333.
Tuan PA, Yamasaki Y, Kanno Y, Seo M, Ayele BT (2019) Transcriptomics of cytokinin and auxin metabolic and signaling genes during seed maturation in dormant and non-dormant wheat genotypes. Scientific Reports 9:3983.
Tuan PA, Sun M, Nguyen TN, Park SH, Ayele BT (2019) Molecular mechanisms of seed germination. In: F. Hao, B. Nemzer and RJ Devries (Eds) Sprouted Grains: Nutritional Value, Productions and Applications. Duxford, United Kingdom: AACC International Press, Elsevier Publishing, pp 1-24.
Nguyen TN, Tuan PA, Mukherjee S, Son SH, Ayele BT (2018) Hormonal regulation in adventitious roots and during their emergence under waterlogging conditions in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Journal of Experimental Botany 69:4065-4082.
Kumar R, Mukherjee S, Ayele BT (2018) Molecular aspects of sucrose transport and its metabolism to starch during seed development in wheat: A comprehensive review. Biotechnology Advances 36:954-967.
Tuan PA, Kumar R, Rehal PK, Toora PK, Ayele BT (2018) Molecular mechanisms underlying abscisic acid/gibberellin balance in the control of seed dormancy and germination in cereals. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:668.
Izydorczyk C, Nguyen TN, Jo SH, Son SH, Tuan PA, Ayele BT (2018) Spatiotemporal modulation of abscisic acid and gibberellin metabolism and signaling mediates the effects of suboptimal and supraoptimal temperatures on seed germination in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant, Cell and Environment 41:1022-1037.
Yamasaki Y, Gao F, Jordan MC, Ayele BT (2017) Seed maturation associated transcriptional programs and regulatory networks underlying genotypic difference in seed dormancy and size/weight in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). BMC Plant Biology 17:154.
Son SH, Chitnis VR, Liu A, Gao F, Nguyen TN, Ayele BT (2016) Abscisic acid metabolic genes of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): identification and functionality in seed dormancy and dehydration tolerance. Planta 244:429-447.
Nguyen TN, Son SH, Jordan MC, Levin DB, Ayele BT (2016) Lignin biosynthesis in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): its response to waterlogging and association with hormonal levels. BMC Plant Biology 16:28.
Mukherjee S, Liu A, Deol KK, Kulichikhin K, Stasolla C, Brule-Babel A, Ayele BT (2015) Transcriptional coordination and abscisic acid mediated regulation of sucrose transport and sucrose-to-starch metabolism related genes during grain filling in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant Science 240:143-160.
Gao F, Ayele BT (2014) Functional genomics of seed dormancy in wheat: advances and prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science 5:458.
Ayele BT, Magome H, Sumin L, Shin K, Kamiya Y, Soh M-S, Yamaguchi S (2014) GA-sensitive dwarf1-1D (gsd1-1D) defines a new mutation that controls endogenous GA levels in Arabidopsis. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 33:340-354.
Deol KK, Mukherjee S, Gao F, Brule-Babel A, Stasolla C, Ayele BT (2013) Identification and characterization of the three homeologues of a new sucrose transporter in hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). BMC Plant Biology 13:181.
Gao F, Rampitsch C, Chitnis VR, Humphreys GD, Jordan MC, Ayele BT (2013) Integrated analysis of seed proteome and mRNA oxidation reveals distinct post-transcriptional features regulating dormancy in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant Biotechnology Journal 11:921-932.
Gao F, Jordan MC, Ayele BT (2012) Transcriptional programs regulating seed dormancy and its release by after-ripening in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant Biotechnology Journal 10:465-476.
Hu J, Mitchum MG, Barnaby N, Ayele BT, Ogawa M, Nam N, Lai W-C, Hanada A, Alonso JM, Ecker JR, Swain SM, Yamaguchi S, Kamiya Y, Sun T-p (2008) Potential production sites of bioactive gibberellins during reproductive growth in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 20:320-336.
Ayele BT, Ozga JA, Kurepin LV, Reinecke DM (2006) Developmental and embryo axis regulation of gibberellin biosynthesis during germination and young seedling growth of pea (Pisum sativum L.). Plant Physiology 142:1267-1281.