Francesco Licausi

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Affiliation: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Molecular elements of low-oxygen signaling in plants
    Francesco Licausi
    Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Physiol Plant 148:1-8. 2013
  2. doi Oxygen sensing in plants is mediated by an N-end rule pathway for protein destabilization
    Francesco Licausi
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Am Muehlenberg 1, 14476, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Nature 479:419-22. 2011
  3. pmc Genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the AP2/ERF superfamily in Vitis vinifera
    Francesco Licausi
    Plant Lab, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    BMC Genomics 11:719. 2010
  4. doi HRE1 and HRE2, two hypoxia-inducible ethylene response factors, affect anaerobic responses in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Francesco Licausi
    Plant Lab, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Plant J 62:302-15. 2010
  5. pmc Analysis of alanine aminotransferase in various organs of soybean (Glycine max) and in dependence of different nitrogen fertilisers during hypoxic stress
    Marcio Rocha
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Amino Acids 39:1043-53. 2010
  6. doi Hypoxia responsive gene expression is mediated by various subsets of transcription factors and miRNAs that are determined by the actual oxygen availability
    Francesco Licausi
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    New Phytol 190:442-56. 2011
  7. pmc Misexpression of a chloroplast aspartyl protease leads to severe growth defects and alters carbohydrate metabolism in Arabidopsis
    Eleonora Paparelli
    PlantLab, Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Plant Physiol 160:1237-50. 2012
  8. pmc Plant cysteine oxidases control the oxygen-dependent branch of the N-end-rule pathway
    Daan A Weits
    1 Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa 56124, Italy 2 Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, 14476 Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Nat Commun 5:3425. 2014
  9. doi New role for an old rule: N-end rule-mediated degradation of ethylene responsive factor proteins governs low oxygen response in plants(F)
    Francesco Licausi
    Plant Lab, Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa 56124, Italy
    J Integr Plant Biol 55:31-9. 2013
  10. pmc Glycolysis and the tricarboxylic acid cycle are linked by alanine aminotransferase during hypoxia induced by waterlogging of Lotus japonicus
    Marcio Rocha
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Energy and Central Metabolism Research Groups, D 14476 Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Plant Physiol 152:1501-13. 2010

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Publications15

  1. doi Molecular elements of low-oxygen signaling in plants
    Francesco Licausi
    Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Physiol Plant 148:1-8. 2013
    ..These advances in low-oxygen signaling and its effect on cell development highlight the importance of taking hypoxia into account in agronomical practices as well as in breeding programs...
  2. doi Oxygen sensing in plants is mediated by an N-end rule pathway for protein destabilization
    Francesco Licausi
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Am Muehlenberg 1, 14476, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Nature 479:419-22. 2011
    ..12 is released from the plasma membrane and accumulates in the nucleus to activate gene expression for hypoxia acclimation. Our discovery of an oxygen-sensing mechanism opens up new possibilities for improving flooding tolerance in crops...
  3. pmc Genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the AP2/ERF superfamily in Vitis vinifera
    Francesco Licausi
    Plant Lab, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    BMC Genomics 11:719. 2010
    ..Grapevine (Vitis vinifera) is the only woody crop whose genome has been fully sequenced. So far, no detailed expression profile of AP2/ERF-like genes is available for grapevine...
  4. doi HRE1 and HRE2, two hypoxia-inducible ethylene response factors, affect anaerobic responses in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Francesco Licausi
    Plant Lab, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Plant J 62:302-15. 2010
    ..We propose that HRE1 and HRE2 play a partially redundant role in low oxygen signalling in Arabidopsis thaliana, thus improving the tolerance of the plant to the stress by enhancing anaerobic gene expression and ethanolic fermentation...
  5. pmc Analysis of alanine aminotransferase in various organs of soybean (Glycine max) and in dependence of different nitrogen fertilisers during hypoxic stress
    Marcio Rocha
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Amino Acids 39:1043-53. 2010
    ..The work presented here indicates that AlaAT might not only be important during hypoxia, but also during the recovery phase after waterlogging, when oxygen is available to the tissue again...
  6. doi Hypoxia responsive gene expression is mediated by various subsets of transcription factors and miRNAs that are determined by the actual oxygen availability
    Francesco Licausi
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    New Phytol 190:442-56. 2011
    ..Under anoxic conditions, an additional set of TFs is induced. Regulation of gene expression via miRNAs appears to play a minor role during hypoxia...
  7. pmc Misexpression of a chloroplast aspartyl protease leads to severe growth defects and alters carbohydrate metabolism in Arabidopsis
    Eleonora Paparelli
    PlantLab, Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Plant Physiol 160:1237-50. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that the NANA aspartic protease has an important regulatory function in chloroplasts that not only influences photosynthetic carbon metabolism but also plastid and nuclear gene expression...
  8. pmc Plant cysteine oxidases control the oxygen-dependent branch of the N-end-rule pathway
    Daan A Weits
    1 Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa 56124, Italy 2 Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, 14476 Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Nat Commun 5:3425. 2014
    ..Our results reveal that PCOs act as sensor proteins for oxygen in plants and provide an example of how proactive regulation of the N-end rule pathway balances stress response to optimal growth and development in plants. ..
  9. doi New role for an old rule: N-end rule-mediated degradation of ethylene responsive factor proteins governs low oxygen response in plants(F)
    Francesco Licausi
    Plant Lab, Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa 56124, Italy
    J Integr Plant Biol 55:31-9. 2013
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  10. pmc Glycolysis and the tricarboxylic acid cycle are linked by alanine aminotransferase during hypoxia induced by waterlogging of Lotus japonicus
    Marcio Rocha
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Energy and Central Metabolism Research Groups, D 14476 Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Plant Physiol 152:1501-13. 2010
    ..The importance of alanine metabolism is discussed with respect to its ability to regulate the level of pyruvate, and this and all other changes are discussed in the context of current models concerning the regulation of plant metabolism...
  11. pmc Transcript profiling of the anoxic rice coleoptile
    Rasika Lasanthi-Kudahettige
    Plant and Crop Physiology Laboratory, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Plant Physiol 144:218-31. 2007
    ..Genes coding for some enzymes requiring oxygen for their activity are dramatically down-regulated under anoxia, suggesting the existence of an energy-saving strategy in the regulation of gene expression...
  12. doi HRE-type genes are regulated by growth-related changes in internal oxygen concentrations during the normal development of potato (Solanum tuberosum) tubers
    Francesco Licausi
    Energy Metabolism Research Group, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, D 14476 Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Plant Cell Physiol 52:1957-72. 2011
    ..All together, our data suggest a possible role for low oxygen in the regulation of sugar metabolism in the potato tuber, similar to what happens in storage tissues during seed development...
  13. ncbi APETALA2/Ethylene Responsive Factor (AP2/ERF) transcription factors: mediators of stress responses and developmental programs
    Francesco Licausi
    Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    New Phytol 199:639-49. 2013
    ..In this review, we integrate the evidence collected from functional and structural studies to describe their different mechanisms of action and the regulatory pathways that affect their activity...
  14. doi Regulation of the molecular response to oxygen limitations in plants
    Francesco Licausi
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Energy Metabolism Research Group, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    New Phytol 190:550-5. 2011
    ..This class of TFs displays a broad range of targets, being involved in both the metabolic reprogramming and the morphological adaptations exploited by plants when subjected to low-oxygen conditions...
  15. doi Comparative study of RNA-seq- and microarray-derived coexpression networks in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Federico M Giorgi
    Institute of Applied Genomics, Udine 33100, Italy
    Bioinformatics 29:717-24. 2013
    ..It is therefore important to assess the potential for biological investigation of coexpression networks derived from this novel technique in a condition-independent dataset...