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

Publications

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ACRCCI publication list in peer-reviewed international journals (2009-2014)

JIF: Journal impact factor (2012), JR: journal ranking in 197 Plant Biology journals.

  1. Ruan Y-L (2014) Sucrose metabolism: Gateway to diverse carbon use and sugar signalling. Annual Review of Plant Biology 65, 33-67. JIF, 23.7; JR, 1/197.
  2. Wang L, Cook A, Patrick JW, Chen X-Y and Ruan Y-L (2014) Vacuolar invertase functions as a key regulator for cotton fiber initiation from ovule epidermis. The Plant Journal 78, 686-696. JIF, 6.6; JR, 7/197.
  3. Braun DM, Wang L and Ruan Y-L (2014) Understanding and manipulating sucrose phloem loading, unloading, metabolism, and signaling to enhance crop yield and food security. Journal of Experimental Botany 65, 1713-1735. JIF, 5.2; JR, 13/197.
  4. Tang W, He Y, Tu L, Wang M, Ruan Y-L and Zhang XL (2014) Down-regulating annexin gene GhAnn2 inhibits cotton fiber elongation by decreasing Ca2+ influx at the cell apex. Plant Molecular Biology 85, 613-625. JIF, 3.5; JR 26/197.
  5. Ruan Y-L (2013) Boosting seed development as a new strategy to increase cotton fiber yield and quality (Invited expert review). Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 55, 572-575.  JIF, 3.8; JR, 22/197.
  6. Ruan Y-L, Patrick JW, Shabala S and Slewinski TL (2013) Uptake and regulation of resource allocation for optimal plant performance and adaptation to stress. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4, 6-7.
  7. Wang L and Ruan Y-L (2013) Regulation of cell division and expansion by sugar and auxin signalling. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4, 168-176.
  8. Liu Y, Offler CE and Ruan Y-L (2013) Re Regulation of fruit and seed response to heat and drought by sugars as nutrients and signals. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4, 19-30.
  9. Wang L and Ruan Y-L (2013) Cell wall invertase as a regulator in determining sequential development of endosperm and embryo through glucose signaling early in seed development. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 8, 168-176, JIF, 2.0.
  10. Ruan Y-L, Patrick JW,  Bouzayen M, Osorio S and Fernie AR (2012) Molecular regulation of seed and fruit set. Trends in Plant Science 17, 656- 665, JIF, 11.8; JR, 2/197.
  11. 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 160, 777-787. JIF, 6.6; JR, 8/197.
  12. 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, 3.4; JR, 27/197.
  13. Ruan Y-L (2012) Signaling roles of sucrose metabolism in plant development Molecular Plant 5, 763-765. JIF, 6.1; JR, 10/197.
  14. Chen XY, LiLG, 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, 6.1; JR, 10/197.
  15. 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, 6.3; JR, 9/197.
  16. 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, 6.1; JR, 10/197.
  17. 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, 5.2; JR, 13/197.
  18. Brill E, van Thournout M, White RG, Llewellyn D, Campbell P, Engelen S, Ruan Y-L, Arioli T 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, 6.6; JR, 8/197.
  19. 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 2.0 ; JR, na.
  20. 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, 6.6; JR, 8/197.
  21. Ruan Y-L, Patrick JW and Weber H (2010) Assimilate partitioning and plant development.  Molecular Plant 3:941. JIF, 6.1; JR, 10/197.
  22. 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. JIF, 6.1; JR, 10/197.
  23. 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, 6.1; JR, 10/197.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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, 5.2; JR, 13/197.
  27. 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; The Age etc). JIF, 9.3; JR, 4/197.
  28. 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 2.0 ; JR, na.