Affiliation: University of Washington
Zoltowski B, Imaizumi T. Structure and Function of the ZTL/FKF1/LKP2 Group Proteins in Arabidopsis. Enzymes. 2014;35:213-39 pubmed publisher
..These two different levels of approach unveiled the molecular mechanisms by which plants utilize ZTL and FKF1 proteins to monitor light for daily and seasonal adaptation. ..
Kubota A, Shim J, Imaizumi T. Natural variation in transcriptional rhythms modulates photoperiodic responses. Trends Plant Sci. 2015;20:259-261 pubmed publisher
..Studying natural variation in daily transcriptional patterns of circadian-clock regulated genes provides new insights into plant adaptive strategies to different geographical regions. ..
Fenske M, Hewett Hazelton K, Hempton A, Shim J, Yamamoto B, Riffell J, et al
. Circadian clock gene LATE ELONGATED HYPOCOTYL directly regulates the timing of floral scent emission in Petunia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:9775-80 pubmed publisher
..Thus, our results imply that PhLHY directly sets the timing of floral volatile emission by restricting the expression of ODO1 and other FVBP genes to the evening in Petunia. ..
Fenske M, Nguyen L, Horn E, Riffell J, Imaizumi T. Circadian clocks of both plants and pollinators influence flower seeking behavior of the pollinator hawkmoth Manduca sexta. Sci Rep. 2018;8:2842 pubmed publisher
..This study highlights the importance of the circadian clocks in both plants and animals as a crucial factor in initiating specialized plant-pollinator relationships. ..
Song Y, Estrada D, Johnson R, Kim S, Lee S, MacCoss M, et al
. Distinct roles of FKF1, Gigantea, and Zeitlupe proteins in the regulation of Constans stability in Arabidopsis photoperiodic flowering. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:17672-7 pubmed publisher
..Our findings suggest the presence of balanced regulation among FKF1, GI, and ZTL on CO stability regulation for the precise control of flowering time. ..
Song Y, Shim J, Kinmonth Schultz H, Imaizumi T. Photoperiodic flowering: time measurement mechanisms in leaves. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 2015;66:441-64 pubmed publisher
..In these plants, the coincidence mechanisms are governed by multilayered regulation with numerous conserved as well as unique regulatory components, highlighting the breadth of photoperiodic regulation across plant species. ..