Selected publications

*high throughput plant phenotyping

Roitsch T., Himanen K., Chawade A., Jaakola L., Nehe A., Alexandersson E. (2022). Functional phenomics for improved climate resilience in Nordic agriculture. Journal of Experimental Botany, In press.

Pavicic M., Overmyer K., ur Rehman A., Jones P., Jacobson D., Himanen K. (2021). Image-based methods to score fungal pathogen symptom progression and severity in excised Arabidopsis leaves. Plants 10, 158.

Guinea Diaz M., Nikkanen L., Himanen K., Toivola J., Rintamäki E. (2020). Two chloroplast thioredoxin systems differentially modulate photosyntesis in Arabidopsis depending on light intensity and leaf age. The Plant Journal,

Pavicic M., Wang F., Mouhu K., Himanen K. (2019). High throughput in vitro seed germination screen identified new ABA responsive RING-type ubiquitin E3 ligases in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture. DOI: 10.1007/s11240-019-01700-9.

Pavicic M., Mouhu K., Wang F., Bilicka M., Chovancek E. & Himanen K. (2017). Genomic and phenomic screens for flower related RING type ubiquitin E3 ligases in Arabidopsis. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 416.

Himanen K., Dino Adem G., Van Lijsebettens M. (2007). Genetic and epigenetic control of leaf size and shape. International Journal Plant Develomental Biology 2, 226-238.

*chromatin biology

Woloszynska M., Le Gall S., Neyt P., Boccardi T., Grasser M., Längst G., Aesaert S., Coussens G., Dhondt S., Van De Slijke E., Bruno L., Fung J., Mas P., Van Montagu M., Inze D., Himanen K., De Jaeger G., Grasser K., Van Lijsebettens M. (2019). Histone 2B monoubiquitination complex integrates transcript elongation with RNA processing at circadian clock and flowering regulators. P.N.A.S.

Himanen K., Woloszynska M., Boccardi T., De Groeve S., Nelissen H., Bruno L., Vuylsteke M., Van Lijsebettens M. (2012a). Histone H2B monoubiquitination is required to reach maximal transcript levels of circadian clock genes in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 72, 249-260

Himanen K., Boccardi T., De Riet G., Odeny O.,Van Lijsebettens M. (2012b). Is HUB1 a hub for plant fitness. Plant Signaling and Behavior Journal. 7, 1537-40

Lolas I., Himanen K., Gronlund J., Houben A., Melzer M., Van Lijsebettens M., Grasser K. (2010). The transcript elongation factor FACT affects Arabidopsis vegetative and reproductive development and functionally interacts with HUB1. The Plant Journal 61, 686-697

Nelissen H., Boccardi T., Himanen K., Van Lijsebettens M. (2007). Impact of core histone modifications on transcriptional regulation and plant growth. Critical Reviews in Plant Science 26, 243-263. (SCI:3.8)

*ubiquitin proteasome system

Bopopi1 J., Vandeputte1 O., Himanen K., Mol A., Vaessen Q., El Jaziri M., Baucher M. (2010). Ectopic expression of PtaRHE1, encoding a poplar RING-H2 protein with E3 ligase activity, alters plant development and induces defence related response in tobacco. Journal of Experimental Botany 61, 297-310

Rojas1 C., Eloy1 N., Lima M., Rodrigues R., Franco L., Himanen K., Beemster G., Hemerly A., Ferreira P. (2009). Overexpression of the Arabidopsis Anaphase Promoting Complex subunit CDC27a increases growth rate and organ size. Plant Molecular Biology 71, 307-318.

Fleury1 D. and Himanen1 K., Cnops G., Nelissen H., Boccardi TM., Maere S., Beemster G., Neyt P., Anami S., Robles P., Micol JL., Inzé D., Van Lijsebettens M. (2007). The Arabidopsis thaliana homolog of yeast BRE1 has a function in cell cycle regulation during early leaf and root growth. Plant Cell 19, 417-32.

Peres A., Churchman M., Hariharan S., Himanen K., Verkest A., Vandepoele K., Magyar Z., Hatzfeld Y., Van Der Schueren E., Beemster G., Frankard V., Larkin J., Inze D., De Veylder L. (2007). Novel Plant-specific cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors induced by biotic and abiotic stresses. Jour. Biol. Chemistry 31, 25588-96.

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