Laboratory of Katayoon Dehesh at UC Riverside

Selected Publications (Since 2000)

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Hee-Seung Choi, Marta Bjornson, Jiubo Liang, Jinzheng Wang, Haiyan Ke, Manhoi Hur, Amancio De Souza, Kavitha Satish Kumar, Jenny C Mortimer, Katayoon Dehesh. COG-imposed Golgi functional integrity determines the onset of dark-induced senescence. Nature Plants, 2023.

Jin-Zheng Wang, Wilhelmina van de Ven, Yanmei Xiao, Xiang He, Haiyan Ke, Panyu Yang, Katayoon Dehesh. Reciprocity between a retrograde signal and a putative metalloprotease reconfigures plastidial metabolic and structural states. Science Advances, 2022.

Liping Zeng, Hao Chen, Yaqi Wang, Derrick Hicks, Haiyan Ke, Jose Pruneda-Paz, Katayoon Dehesh. ORA47 is a transcriptional regulator of a general stress response hub. Plant Journal, 2022.

Liping Zeng, Jin-Zheng Wang, Xiang He, Haiyan Ke, Mark Lemos, William Gray, Katayoon Dehesh. A plastidial retrograde signal potentiates biosynthesis of systemic stress response activators. New Phytologist, 2021.

Liping Zeng, Katayoon Dehesh. The eukaryotic MEP-pathway genes are evolutionarily conserved and originated from Chlaymidia and cyanobacteria. BMC Genomics, 2021.

Jishan Jiang, Katayoon Dehesh. Plastidial retrograde modulation of light and hormonal signaling: an odyssey. New Phytologist, 2021.

Thanin Chantarachot, Reed S Sorenson, Maureen Hummel, Haiyan Ke, Alek T Kettenburg, Daniel Chen, Karen Aiyetiwa, Katayoon Dehesh, Thomas Eulgem, Leslie E Sieburth, Julia Bailey-Serres. DHH1/DDX6-like RNA helicases maintain ephemeral half-lives of stress-response mRNAs. Nature Plants, 2020.

Jishan Jiang, Yanmei Xiao, Wei Hu, Hao Chen, Liping Zeng, Haiyan Ke, Franck A Ditengou, Upendra Devisetty, Klaus Palme, Julin Maloof, Katayoon Dehesh. Retrograde induction of phyB orchestrates ethylene-auxin hierarchy to regulate growth. Plant Physiology, 2020.
Jin-Zheng Wang, Yongxing Lei, Yanmei Xiao, Xiang He, Jiubo Liang, Jishan Jiang, Shangzhi Dong, Haiyan Ke, Patricia Leon, Philipp Zerbe, Youli Xiao, Katayoon Dehesh. Uncovering the functional residues of Arabidopsis isoprenoid biosynthesis enzyme HDS. PNAS, 2020.

Tatyana V Savchenko, Hardy Rolletschek, Katayoon Dehesh. Jasmonates-mediated rewiring of central metabolism regulates adaptive responses. Plant and Cell Physiology, 2020.

Mengjuan Bai, Jingjing Sun, Jinyi Liu, Haoran Ren, Kang Wang, Yanling Wang, Changquan Wang and Katayoon Dehesh. B‐box protein BBX19 suppresses seed germination via induction of ABI5. Plant J, 2019.

Jishan Jiang, Liping Zeng, Haiyan Ke, Brittenny De La Cruz and Katayoon Dehesh. Orthogonal regulation of phytochrome B abundance by stress-specific plastidial retrograde signaling metabolite. Nature Communications, 2019.

Tatyana Savchenko, Hardy Rolletschek, Nicolas Heinzel, Konstantin Tikhonov and Katayoon Dehesh. Waterlogging tolerance rendered by oxylipin-mediated metabolic reprogramming in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Boatny, 2019

Meixiang Zhang, Yi-Hsuan Chiang, Tania Y Toruño, DongHyuk Lee, Miaomiao Ma, Xiangxiu Liang, Neeraj K Lal, Mark Lemos, Yi-Ju Lu, Shisong Ma, Jun Liu, Brad Day, Savithramma P Dinesh-Kumar, Katayoon Dehesh, Daolong Dou, Jian-Min Zhou, Gitta Coaker. The MAP4 Kinase SIK1 Ensures Robust Extracellular ROS Burst and Antibacterial Immunity in Plants. Cell host & microbe, 2018.

Jin-Zheng Wang and Katayoon Dehesh. ER: the Silk Road of interorganellar communication. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2018.

Jishan Jiang, Cecilia Rodriguez-Furlan, Jin-Zheng Wang, Amancio de Souza, Haiyan Ke, Taras Pasternak, Hanna Lasok, Franck A. Ditengou, Klaus Palme and Katayoon Dehesh. Interplay of the two ancient metabolites auxin and MEcPP regulates adaptive growth. Nature Communications, 2018

Jin-Zheng Wang, Baohua Li, Yanmei Xiao, Yu Ni, Haiyan Ke, Panyu Yang, Amancio de Souza, Marta Bjornson, Xiang He, Zhouxin Shen, Gerd Ulrich Balcke, Steve P Briggs, Alain Tissier, Daniel J Kliebenstein and Katayoon Dehesh. Initiation of ER Body Formation and Indole Glucosinolate Metabolism by the Plastidial Retrograde Signaling Metabolite, MEcPP. Molecular Plant, 2017

T Savchenko, D Yanykin, A Khorobrykh, V Terentyev, V Klimov and K Dehesh. The hydroperoxide lyase branch of the oxylipin pathway protects against photoinhibition of photosynthesis. Planta 2017

Marta Bjornson, Gerd Ulrich Balcke, Yanmei Xiao, Amanciode Souza, Jin‐Zheng Wang, Dina Zhabinskaya, Ilias Tagkopoulos, Alain Tissier and Katayoon Dehesh. Integrated omics analyses of retrograde signaling mutant delineate interrelated stress‐response strata. Plant Journal, 2017

Xiang He, Jishan Jiang, Changquan Wang and Katayoon Dehesh. ORA59 and EIN3 interaction couples jasmonate-ethylene synergistic action to antagonistic salicylic acid regulation of PDF expression. JIPB, 2017

Amancio de Souza, ​Jin-zheng Wang and Katayoon Dehesh. Retrograde Signals: Integrators of Interorganellar Communication and Orchestrators of Plant Development. Annual Review of Plant Biology, 2016

Marta Bjornson, Abhaya Dandekar, Joanne Chory and Katayoon Dehesh. Brassinosteroid’s multi-modular interaction with the general stress network customizes stimulus-specific responses in Arabidopsis. Plant Science, 2016

Geoffrey Benn, Marta Bjornson, Haiyan Ke, Amancio de Souza, Edward I Balmond, Jared T Shaw and Katayoon Dehesh. Plastidial metabolite MEcPP induces a transcriptionally centered stress-response hub via the transcription factor CAMTA3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016

Jin-zheng Wang and Katayoon Dehesh. With a little help from friends: how plastids aid the ER to deal with misfolded proteins. Atlas of Science,  2016

Elizabeth K. K. Glennon, L. Garry Adams, Derrick R. Hicks, Katayoon Dehesh and Shirley Luckhart. Supplementation with abscisic acid reduces malaria disease severity and parasite transmission. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2016

Mark Lemos, Yanmei Xiao, Marta Bjornson, Jin-zheng Wang, Derrick Hicks, Amancio de Souza, Chang-Quan Wang, Panyu Yang, Shisong Ma, Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar and Katayoon Dehesh. The plastidial retrograde signal methyl erythritol cyclopyrophosphate is a regulator of salicylic acid and jasmonic acid crosstalk. Journal of Experimental Botany, 2016

Marta Bjornson, Xingshun Song, Abhaya Dandekar, Annaliese Franz, Georgia Drakakaki and Katayoon Dehesh. A Chemical Genetic Screening Procedure for Arabidopsis thaliana Seedlings. Bio-protocol, 2015

Marta Bjornson, Abhaya Dandekar, Katayoon Dehesh. Determinants of timing and amplitude in the plant general stress response. JIPB, 2015

Changquan Wang and Katayoon Dehesh. From retrograde signaling to flowering time. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 2015

Justin Walley, Yanmei Xiao, Jinzheng Wang, Edward Baidoo, Jay Keasling, Zhouxin Shen, Steven Briggs, Katayoon Dehesh. Plastid-produced interorgannellar stress signal MEcPP potentiates induction of the unfolded protein response in endoplasmic reticulum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2015

Chanquan Wang, Mostafa Sarmast, Jishan Jiang, and Katayoon Dehesh. The Transcriptional Regulator BBX19 Promotes Hypocotyl Growth by Facilitating COP1-Mediated EARLY FLOWERING3 Degradation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 2015.

M. Taylor-Teeples, L. Lin, M. de Lucas, G. Turco, T. W. Toal, A. Gaudinier, N. F. Young, G. M. Trabucco, M. T. Veling, R. Lamothe, P. P. Handakumbura, G. Xiong, C. Wang, J. Corwin, A. Tsoukalas, L. Zhang, D. Ware, M. Pauly, D. J. Kliebenstein, K. Dehesh, I. TAgkopoulus, G. Breton, J. L. Pruneda-Paz, S. E. Ahnert, S. A. Kay, S. P. Hazen, and S. M. Brady. An Arabidopsis gene regulatory network for secondary cell wall synthesis. Nature, 2014.

Changquan Wang, Cade Guthrie, Mostafa Sarmast and Katayoon Dehesh. BBX19 Interacts with CONSTANS to Repress FLOWERING LOCUS T Transcription, Defining a Flowering Time Checkpoint in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 2014.

Marta Bjornson, Geoffrey Benn, Xingshun Song, Luca Comai, Annaliese Franz, Abhaya Dandekar, Georgia Drakakaki, and Katayoon Dehesh. Distinct roles for MAPK signaling and CAMTA3 in regulating the peak time and amplitude of the plant general stress response. Plant Physiology, 2014.

Geoffrey Benn, Chang-Quan Wang, Derrick Hicks, Jeffrey Stein, Cade Guthrie, and Katayoon Dehesh. A key general stress response motif is regulated non-uniformly by CAMTA transcription factors. Plant Journal, 2014.

Tatyana Savchenko and Katayoon Dehesh. Drought stress modulates oxylipin signature by eliciting 12-OPDA as a potent regulator of stomatal aperture. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 2014.

Tatyana Savchenko, Venkat A. Kolla, Chang-Quan Wang, Zainab Nasafi, Derrick R. Hicks, Bpantamars Phadungchob, Wassim E. Chehab, Federica Brandizzi, John Froehlich, and Katayoon Dehesh. Functional Convergence of Oxylipin and Abscisic Acid Pathways Controls Stomatal Closure in Response to Drought. Plant Physiology, 2014.

Yanmei Xiao, Jinzheng Wang, and Katayoon Dehesh. Review of stress specific organelles-to-nucleus metabolic signal molecules in plants. Plant Science, 2013.

Justin W. Walley, Daniel J. Kleibenstein, Richard M. Bostock, and Katayoon Dehesh. Fatty acids and early detection of pathogens. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2013.

Tatyana Savchenko, Ian Pearse, Laura Ignatia, Richard Karban, and Katayoon Dehesh. Insect herbivores selectively suppress the HPL branch of the oxylipin pathway in host plants. Plant Journal, 2012.

Yanmei Xiao, Tatyana Savchenko, Edward E.K. Baidoo, Wassim E. Chehab, Daniel M. Hayden, Vladimir Tolstikov, Jason A. Corwin, Daniel J. Kliebenstein, Jay D. Keasling, Katayoon Dehesh. Retrograde Signaling by the Plastidial Metabolite MEcPP Regulates Expression of Nuclear Stress-Response Genes. Cell, 2012.

Daniel M. Hayden, Hardy Rolletscheck, Ljudmilla Borisjuk, Jason Corwin, Daniel J. Kleibenstein, Asa Grimberg, Sten Stymne, and Katayoon Dehesh. Cofactome analyses reveal enhanced flux of carbon into oil for potential biofuel production. Plant Journal: 67(6): 1018-1028. 2011.

Tatyana Savchenko, Justin W. Walley, E. Wassim Chehab, Yanmei Xiao, Roy Kaspi, Matthew F. Pye, Maged E. Mohamed, Colin M. Lazarus, Richard M. Bostock, and Katayoon Dehesh. Arachidonic Acid: An Evolutionarily Conserved Signaling Molecule Modulates Plant Stress Signaling Networks. Plant Cell ;10.1105/tpc.110.073858. 2010.

Justin W. Walley, Katie Dehesh. Molecular Mecahnisms Regulating Rapid Stress Signalling Networks in Arabidopsis. J. Integrative Plant Biol Apr;52(4):354-9. 2010.

Katie Dehesh, Chun-Ming Liu. Understanding Plant Development and Stress Responses through Integrative Approaches. J. Integrative Plant Biol Apr;52(4):350-3. 2010.

Rowe HC, Walley JW, Corwin J, Chan EK, Dehesh K, Kliebenstein DJ. Deficiencies in jasmonate-mediated plant defense reveal quantitative variation in Botrytis cinerea pathogenesis. PLoS Pathog Apr 15;6(4). 2010.

Walley JW, Kelley DR, Savchenko T, Dehesh K. Investigating the function of CAF1 deadenylases during plant stress responses. Plant Signal Behav. Jul 18;5(7). 2010.

Walley JW, Kelley DR, Nestorova G, Hirschberg DL, Dehesh K. Arabidopsis deadenylases AtCAF1a and AtCAF1b play overlapping and distinct roles in mediating environmental stress responses Plant Physiol. Feb;152(2):866-75. 2009.

Walley JW, Rowe HC, Xiao Y, Chehab EW, Kliebenstein DJ, et al. The Chromatin Remodeler SPLAYED Regulates Specific Stress Signaling Pathways. PLoS Pathogens 4(12). 2008.

Ekman A, Hayden DM, Dehesh K, Bülow L, Stymne S. Carbon partitioning between oil and carbohydrates in developing oat (Avena sativa L.) seeds. J Exp Bot. 2008;59(15):4247-57. 2008.

E. Wassim Chehab, Roy Kaspi, Tatyana Savchenko, Heather Rowe, Florence Negre-Zakharov, Dan Kliebenstein, Katayoon Dehesh. Distinct Roles of Jasmonates and Aldehydes in Plant-Defense Responses PLoS One 3(4): e1904. 2008.

Georgina Fabro, Julio A. Di Rienzo, Christian A. Voigt, Tatyana Savchenko, Katayoon Dehesh, Shauna Somerville and María Elena Alvarez. Genome-Wide Expression Profiling Arabidopsis at the Stage of Golovinomyces cichoracearum Haustorium Formation Plant Physiology 146:1421-1439. 2008.

Walley JW, Coughlan S, Hudson ME, Covington MF, Kaspi R, et al. Mechanical Stress Induces Biotic and Abiotic Stress Responses via a Novel cis-Element. PLoS Genet 3(10): e172 doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.0030172. 2007.

Chehab, E.W., Perea, J.V., Banu, G., Theg, S., and Dehesh, K. The Oxylipin Pathway in Rice and Arabidopsis. J. Int. Plant Biol. 49 (1) 43-51. Cover Article . 2007.

Chehab, E.W., Raman, G., Walley, J.W., Perea, J.V., Banu, G., Theg, S., and Dehesh, K. Rice HYDROPEROXIDE LYASES with unique expression patterns generate distinct aldehyde signatures in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 141: 121-134. 2006.

Larson, T. R. Edgell, T., Byrne, J., Dehesh, K., and Graham I. A. Acyl CoA profiles of transgenic plants that accumulate medium chain fatty acids indicate inefficient triacylglycerol synthesis. The Plant Journal. 32: 519-527. 2002.

Dehesh, K. How can we genetically engineer oilseed crops to produce high levels of medium-chain fatty acids? European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 103: 688-697. 2001.

Dehesh, K., Tai, H., Edwards, P., Byrne, J., and Jaworski, J. Overexpression of 3-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase IIIs (KASIII) in plants reduces the rate of lipid synthesis. Plant Physiol. 125: 1103-1114. 2001.

Moche, M., Dehesh, K., Edwards, P., and Lindqvist. The crystal structure of the ß-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase II from synechocystis Sp at 1.54 Å resolution and relationship to other condensing enzymes. Journal of Molecular Biology. 305: 491-503. 2001.

Dehesh, K. Plant Lipid Biotechnology and GMOs. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 102: 715-717. 2000.

Basu, D., Dehesh, K., Schneider-Poetsch, H. J., Harrington, S. E., McCouch, S. R., and Quail, P. Rice PHYC gene: structure, expression, map position and evolution. Plant Mol. Biol. 44: 27-42. 2000.

Wiberg,E., Edwards,P., Byrne, J. , Stymne, S., and Dehesh, K. The distribution of caprylate,caprate and laurate in lipids from developing and mature seeds of transgenic Brassica napus L. Planta. 212: 33-40. 2000.

Froman, B., Edwards, P., Bursch, A., and Dehesh, K. ACX3; A novel medium-chain Acyl-CoA oxidase from Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 123: 733-741. 2000.

Val, D., Lindquvist, L., Banu, B., Seshadri, K, and Dehesh, K. Re-engineering ketoacyl synthase specificity. Structure Folding and Design. 8: 565-566. 2000.