The Australia-China Research Centre for Crop Improvement aims to promote strategic collaborative research in crop science among leading Australian and Chinese Institutes.

AUSTRALIA-CHINA RESEARCH CENTRE FOR CROP IMPROVEMENTAustralia-China Research Centre for Crop Improvement


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  1. Ruan Y-L, Patrick JW, Bouzayen M, Osorio S and Fernie AR (2012) Molecular regulation of seed and fruit set. Trends in Plant Science, JIF, 11.0; JR, 2/190 of all Plant Biology Journals.
  2. Wang L and Ruan Y-L (2012) New insights into roles of cell wall invertase in early seed development revealed by comprehensive spatial and temporal expression patterns of GhCWIN1 in cotton. Plant Physiology pp.112.203893; First Published on August 3, 2012; doi:10.1104/pp.112.203893. JIF, 7.1; JR, 3/186 of primary research journals in Plant Biology.
  3. Liu YH, Cao JS, Li GJ, Wu XH, Wang BG, Xu Pei, Lu ZF, Patrick JW and Ruan Y-L (2012) Genotypic differences in pod wall and seed growth relate to invertase activities and assimilate transport pathways in Asparagus bean. Annals of Botany 109, 1277-1284. JIF, 4.0; JR, 15/186.
  4. Ruan Y-L (2012) Signaling roles of sucrose metabolism in plant development Molecular Plant 5, 763-765. JIF, 5.4; JR, 5/186.
  5. Chen XY, Li LG, Huang JR, Ruan Y-L,Wang XM and Li L (2012) Translate plant metabolism into modern agriculture: A starting point. Molecular Plant 5, 291-293.JIF, 5.4; JR, 5/186.
  6. Jiang Y, Guo WZ, Zhu H, Ruan Y-L, and Zhang TZ (2012) Overexpression of GhSusA1 increases plant biomass and improves cotton fiber yield and quality. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 10, 301-312. JIF, 5.3; JR, 6/186.
  7. Xu S, Brill E, Llewellyn D, Furbank RT and Ruan Y-L (2012) Over-expression of a potato sucrose synthase gene in cotton accelerates leaf expansion, reduces seed abortion and enhances fiber production. Molecular Plant. 5, 430-441. JIF, 5.4; JR, 5/186.
  8. Li ZM, Palmer P, Martin M, Wang R, Rainsford F, Jin Y, Patrick JW, Yang YJ and Ruan Y-L (2012) High invertase activity in tomato reproductive organs correlates with enhanced sucrose import into, and heat tolerance of, young fruit. Journal of Experimental Botany 63, 1155-1166. JIF, 5.4; JR, 6/186.
  9. Brill E, van Thournout M, White RG, Llewellyn D, Campbell P, Engelen S, Ruan Y-L, Arioli Image 7T and Furbank RT (2011) A novel isoform of sucrose synthase is targeted to the cell wall during secondary cell wall synthesis in cotton fibre. Plant Physiology 157, 40-54. JIF, 7.1; JR, 3/186.
  10. Wang L and Ruan Y-L (2010) Unraveling mechanisms of cell expansion linking solute transport, metabolism, plasmodesmtal gating and cell wall dynamics. Plant Signalling & Behaviour 5, 1551-1554. JIF not available (na) ; JR, na.
  11. Wang L, Li XR, Lian H, He YK, Chen XY and Ruan Y-L (2010) Evidence that high activity of vacuolar invertase is required for cotton fiber and Arabidopsis root elongation through osmotic dependent and independent pathway, respectively. Plant Physiology 154, 744-756 (highlighted as cover story). JIF, 7.1; JR, 3/186.
  12. Ruan Y-L, Patrick JW and Weber H (2010) Assimilate Partitioning and Plant Development. Molecular Plant 3:941. (* corresponding author). JIF, 5.4; JR, 5/186.
  13. Ruan Y-L, Jin Y, Li GJ, Yang YJ and Boyer JS (2010) Sugar input, metabolism and signaling mediated by invertase: Roles in development, yield potential and response to drought and heat. Molecular Plant 3, 942-955. (* corresponding author). JIF, 5.4; JR, 5/186.
  14. Pugh, DA, Offler, CE, Talbot MJ and Ruan Y-L (2010) Evidence for the role of transfer cells in the evolutionary increase of seed and fiber biomass yield in Cotton. Molecular Plant 3, 1075-1086. JIF, 5.4; JR, 5/186
  15. Li, ZM, Yang F , Yang YJ, Ye QJ, Wang RQ, Ruan MY, Zhou GZ, Yao ZP, Wan HJ, Zhang X-M and Ruan Y-L (2010) Expression of resistance gene Pto driven by a root-specific promoter enhances tolerance to bacterial wilt in tomato. Acta Horticulturae Sinica 37, 2142. JIF na ; JR, na.
  16. Li, ZM, Yang YJ, Yang F, Ye QJ, Wang RQ, Ruan MY, Zhou G, Yao ZP and Ruan Y-L (2010) Cloning of LeGRP2 promoter from tomato that shows root-specific expression in Arabidopsis. Scientia Agricultura Sinica 43, 1877-1882. JIF na ; JR, na.
  17. Li XR, Wang L and Ruan Y-L (2010) Developmental and molecular physiological evidence for the role of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase in rapid cotton fibre elongation. Journal of Experimental Botany 61, 287-295. JIF, 5.4; JR, 6/186.
  18. Jin Y, Ni D-A and Ruan Y-L (2009) Posttranslational elevation of cell wall invertase activity by silencing its inhibitor in tomato delays leaf senescence and increases seed weight and fruit hexose level. Plant Cell 21, 2072-2089. (Highlighted in AUSTRALIA SCIENCE; ABC; NBN, The Age). JIF, 10.2; JR, 1/186.
  19. Ruan Y-L, Jin Y and Huang JR (2009) Capping invertase activity by its inhibitor: Roles and implications in Sugar signaling, carbon allocation, senescence and evolution. Plant Signalling & Behaviour 4, 983-985. (* corresponding author). JIF na ; JR, na.