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Dr. Sixue Chen

Sixue ChenProfessor and Chair
Department of Biology
The University of Mississippi


Office: 218 Shoemaker Hall
Telephone: (662) 915-5871

Educational and Professional Background:

Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology & East China Normal University, China, 1996

Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow, University of Freiburg, Germany, 1997-1998

Assistant Research Professor, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark, 1998-2001

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 2001-2003

Director of Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry, Danforth Center, St. Louis, USA, 2003-2005

Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA, 2006-2011

Director of Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry, University of Florida, Florida, USA, 2008-2022

Associate Professor with Tenure, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA, 2011-2016

Professor with Tenure, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA, 2016-2022

Chair and Professor, University of Mississippi, Oxford, USA, 2022-

Honors and Awards:

2023 Travel Award, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Mississippi

2021 Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA

2019 University Term Professorship Award, University of Florida, USA

2019 Graduate Education Diversity Champion, University of Florida, USA

2015 Colonel Allen R. and Margret G. Crow Term Professor, University of Florida, USA

2011 Excellence Award for Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA

2011 HHMI Science for Life Distinguished Mentor Award, University of Florida, USA

2010 University of Florida Teacher of the Year, USA

2009 CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, USA

1997 Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow, Universitaet der Freiburg, Germany

1996 Excellent Doctoral Graduate, Shanghai Education Bureau, China

Research Intersts:

My research is focused on the signaling and metabolic mechanisms underlying plant interaction with the environment. My lab research has been particularly focused on three topics: plant disease triangle, glucosinolate metabolism, and guard cell signal transduction.

Project 1.

Plant disease triangle. The study of pathogen response and defense in crop species is of essential importance as the applications are directly related to agricultural production. Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato (Pst DC3000) causes speck disease in tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum), a crop growing in large quantities in many places and having both nutritional and economical value. The goal of this project is to take what is known about pathogen host interactions and observe in greater detail mechanisms that plants utilize in response to pathogen infection under different environmental conditions. Our focus is at the single cell-type level, e.g., stomatal guard cells and mesophyll cells. Understanding changes in protein expression levels, redox and phosphorylation/dephosphorylation switches, as well as metabolomic dynamics will provide important insights into how plant response and resistance to pathogens are occurring. Further investigation into unique/novel proteins and regulations will advance our knowledge of plant disease triangle, and allow researchers to use biotechnology/molecular breeding to prevent future bacterial disease outbreaks.

Project 2.

Glucosinolate metabolism. Glucosinolates are a group of naturally occurring thioglucosides, present in Brassica plants (e.g., canola and cabbage). Glucosinolate degradation products display diverse biological activities, including defense against insects and herbivores, N/S nutrition and growth

regulation. From a human perspective, glucosinolate metabolites account for the distinctive flavors of cabbage and condiments. Some of the metabolites such as isothiocyanates exhibit anticarcinogenic properties. The core glucosinolate pathway has been well studied in Arabidopsis. However, we know little about how the components in different pathways interact to produce plant phenotypes and traits. Nor do we know how different layers of molecular control work together. The lack of such fundamental knowledge is a major reason why plant genetic engineering has been largely unsuccessful. It poses a chronic problem for rational engineering of crops for better quality and defense. Research in this project is focused on characterizing the regulatory and metabolic networks involving glucosinolate metabolism using multidisciplinary approaches. We aim to identify protein and metabolite changes in response to perturbation of glucosinolate metabolism and to integrate the data into glucosinolate networks. The process of networking will generate new testable hypotheses concerning glucosinolate metabolic pathways and related pathways. The ultimate objective is to use the immense biosynthetic potential of plants as an efficient, environmentally friendly and renewable source of fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals.

Project 3.

Guard cell signaling networks. Guard cells are highly specialized plant epidermal cells that enclose tiny pores called stomata. Stomatal movements control both uptake of carbon dioxide and loss of water, and thus play important roles in plant growth and acclimation to environmental stresses. The plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) is a key indicator of drought stress. ABA induces stomatal closure via an intricate intracellular signaling network in guard cells, thereby promoting plant water conservation. It is our central hypothesis that protein redox modification and dynamic changes in key metabolites are critical regulatory mechanisms in ABA signaling. We are testing the hypothesis by pursuing: identification of guard cell proteins whose redox status is altered in response to ABA and determination of their specific redox-sensitive amino acid residues, quantification of ABA-induced changes in metabolites implicated in guard cell signaling, and integration of the new information into a dynamic model of ABA-induced stomatal closure. Accomplishing these objectives is significant because it will reveal novel components of ABA signaling networks and provide knowledge of regulatory mechanisms underlying stomatal movements that will help to develop crops with enhanced stress tolerance and productivity.

Interestingly, as we gain more and more knowledge, the above projects have become interconnected with each other. Glucosinolate metabolism plays a role in pathogen defense and affects stomatal movement, which serves as the first line of defense against pathogen invasion. In addition to hypothesis generation projects, another major part of my research program has been hypothesis driven, i.e., characterizing molecular, biochemical and physiological functions of specific genes and proteins identified by proteomics and metabolomics approaches. One of the projects has been focused on understanding the key steps in the methionine chain-elongation pathway, which directly connects methionine (primary) metabolism to glucosinolate (spealized) metabolism. Our integration of hypothesis generation and hypothesis driven research will ultimately lead to a holistic view of cellular networks and processes in plants and will create important stepping-stones towards potential biotechnological applications in enhanced yield, bioenergy and defense.

Lab members:

Qijie Guan, Ph.D. (Zhejiang Univ, China), Postdoctoral Associate

Yatendra Singh, Ph.D. (CSIR, India), Postdoctoral Associate

Bowen, Tan, M.S. (Michigan State Univ), Ph.D. student

Tahmina Tarin, M.S. (Khulna Univ, Bangladesh), Ph.D. student

Group Webpage:


  • Tan, B., Chen, S. (2023) Defining Mechanisms of C3 to CAM Photosynthesis Transition toward Enhancing Crop Stress Resilience. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 24(17), 13072; (15 printed pages)
  • Guan, Q.; David, L.; Moran, R.; Grela, I.; Ortega, A.; Scott, P.; Warnock, L.; Chen, S. (2023) Role of NPR1 in systemic Acquired Stomatal Immunity. Plants 12, 2137. (17 printed pages)
  • Perron, N., Kirst, M., Chen, S. (2023) Bringing CAM photosynthesis to the table: paving the way for resilient and productive agricultural systems in a changing climate. Plant Communications
  • Lin, C., Dai, D., Zhao, G., Joe, S., Chen, S. (2023) Identification of MPK4 interacting proteins in guard cells. Journal of Proteomics 281, 104903.
  • Baumer, Z.T., Erber, L., Jolley, E., Lawrence, S., Lin, C., Murakami, S., Perez, V., Prall, W., Schaening-Burgos, C., Sylvia, M., Chen, S., Gregory, B.D. (2023) Defining the commonalities between post-transcriptional and post-translational modification communities. Trends in Biochemical Sciences S0968-0004(23)00255-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tibs.2023.09.011. (co-corresponding author)
  • Yoo, M-J., Koh, J., Boatwright, L., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S., Barbazuk, W.B., Chen, S. (2023) Investigation of regulatory divergence between homoeologs in the recently formed allopolyploids, Tragopogon mirus and T. miscellus (Asteraceae). The Plant Journal (in press) doi: 10.1111/tpj.16553.
  • Chhajed, S., Li, Y., Chen, S. (2023) ROS determination in guard cells under stress. In the 3rd edition of the “Plant Stress Tolerance”, edited by Ramanjulu Sunkar, in the lab protocol series, Methods in Molecular Biology, published by Springer Nature.
  • Yu, X., Xie, Y., Luo, D., Liu, H., de Oliveira, M.V.V., Qi, P., Kim, S., Ortiz-Morea, F.A., Liu, J., Chen, Y., Chen, S., Rodrigues, B., Li, B., Xue, S., He, P., Shan, L. (2023) A phospho-switch constrains receptor kinase BTL2 activation of phytocytokine signaling to maintain immune integrity. CELL 186(11), 2329-2344.e20. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2023.04.027.
  • Li, Q., Zhou, M., Chhajed, S., Yu, F., Chen, S., Zhang, Y., Mou, Z (2023) N-hydroxypipecolic acid triggers systemic acquired resistance through extracellular NAD(P). Nature Communications 14, 6848. (17 printed pages)
  • Couto-Rodríguez, R.L., Koh, J., Chen, S., Maupin-Furlow, J. (2023) Insights into the lysine acetylome of the haloarchaeon Haloferax volcanii during oxidative stress by quantitative multiplex SILAC-based proteomics. Antioxidants (Basel) 12(6), 1203. doi: 10.3390/antiox12061203 (19 printed pages).
  • Wu, Z., Zhang, T., Li, J., Chen, S., Grin, I.R., Zharkov, D.O., Yu, B., Li, H. (2023) Genome-wide analysis of WD40 protein family and functional characterization of BvWD40-82 in sugar beet. Frontiers in Plant Science 14:1185440. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1185440 (15 printed pages)
  • Li, J., Yu, B., Ma, C., Li, H., Jiang, D., Nan, J., Xu, M., Liu, H., Chen, S., Duanmu, H., Li, H. (2023) Functional characterization of sugar beet M14 antioxidant enzymes in plant salt stress tolerance. Antioxidants 12(1), 57; (13 printed pages).
  • Kundu, S., Lin, C., Jaiswal, M., Mullapudi, V.B., Craig, K.C., Chen, S., Guo, Z. (2023) Profiling glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-interacting proteins in the cell membrane using a bifunctional GPI analog as the probe. Journal of Proteome Research 22(3), 919-930. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.2c00728
  • Zhang, Y., Tian, H., Chen, D., Zhang, H., Sun, M., Meng, X., Chen, S., Qin, Z., Ding, Z., Dai, S. (2023) Cysteine-rich receptor-like protein kinases are regulators for plant stress responses. Trends in Plant Science 28(7), 776-794. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2023.03.028.
  • Li, Y., Zhu, W., Xiang, Q., Kim, J., Dufresne, C., Liu, Y., Li, T., Chen, S. (2023) Creation of a plant metabolite spectral library for untargeted and targeted metabolomics. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 24, 2249. (13 printed pages)
  • He, L., Zhang, J., Li, J., Yu, B., Chen, S., Ma, C., Li, H. (2022) Comparative ubiquitination proteomics revealed a novel salt tolerance mechanism in sugar beet monomeric additional line M14. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23(24), 16088; (18 printed pages).
  • Zhang, X., Tan, B., Cheng, Z., Zhu, D., Jiang, T., Chen, S. (2022) Overexpression of McHB7 Transcription Factor from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Improves Plant Salt Tolerance. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23(14),7879. doi: 10.3390/ijms23147879. (15 printed pages)
  • Perron, N., Tan, B., Dufresne, C.P., Chen, S. (2022) Proteomics and phosphoproteomics of C3 to CAM transition in the common ice plant. Methods in Enzymology (in press) DOI: 10.1016/bs.mie.2022.06.004
  • Lin, C., Lott, A., Zhu, W., Dufresne, C.P., Chen, S. (2022) Mitogen-activated protein kinase 4 regulated metabolic networks. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23, 880. (16 printed pages)
  • Ye, R., Lin, Z., Liu, K-H, Sheen, J., Chen, S. (2022) Identification of plant protein interactions using a pupylation-based interaction tagging (PUP-IT) proximity-tagging system. Methods in Molecular Biology (in press)
  • Ye, R., Wang, M., Du, H., Chhajed, S., Koh, J., Liu, K., Shin, J., Wu, Y., Shi, L., Xu, L., Chen, S., Zhang, Y., Sheen, J. (2022) Nutrient-Driven TOR-FIE-PRC2 signalling controls organ fates and patterning. NATURE, (8 printed pages plus 24 supplemental pages).
  • Wang, L., Yan, X., Li, Y., Wang, Z., Chhajed, S., Shang, B., Wang, Z., Choi, S., Zhao, H., Chen, S., Zhang, X. (2022) PRP4KA phosphorylates Serrate/Ars2 for degradation to fine-tune RNA processing. Science Advances 8, eabm8435 (18 printed pages)
  • Gao, T., Lott, A.A., Huang, F., Rohokale, R., Li, Q., Olivos, H.J., Chen, S., Guo, Z. (2022) Characterization and structural studies of different glyco- and lipid forms of glycosphingolipid LcGg4 by LC- and ion mobility spectrometry-MS. Analyst 147(13), 3101-3108. Doi: 10.1039/d2an00224h.
  • Costine, B., Zhang, M., Chhajed, S., Pearson, B., Chen, S., Nadakuduti, S.S. (2022) Exploring native Scutellaria species provides insight into differential accumulation of flavones with medicinal properties. Scientific Reports 12, 13201. (11 printed pages).
  • Liu, H., Du, X., Zhang, J., Li, J., Chen, S., Duanmu, H., Li, H. (2022) Quantitative redox proteomics revealed molecular mechanisms of salt tolerance in the roots of sugar beet monomeric addition line M14. Botanical Studies 63, 5, (18 printed pages).
  • Wang, L., Yan, X., Li, Y., Wang, Z., Chhajed, S., Shang, B., Wang, Z., Choi, S., Zhao, H., Chen, S., Zhang, X. (2022) PRP4KA phosphorylates Serrate/Ars2 for degradation to fine-tune RNA processing. Science Advances 8, eabm8435 (18 printed pages)
  • Zhang, X., Cheng, Z., Fan, G., Yao, W., Li, W., Chen, S., Jiang, T. (2022) Functional Analysis of PagNAC045 Transcription Factor that Improves Salt and ABA Tolerance in Transgenic Tobacco. BMC Plant Biology 22, 261, (14 printed pages)
  • Zhang, H., Gong, Y., Sun, P., Chen, S., Ma, C. (2022) Genome-wide identification of CBF gene family and their response to cold acclimation in Taraxacum kok-saghyz. Peer J 10, e13429, (18 printed pages)
  • Wang, S., Lv, X., Zhang, J., Chen, D., Chen, S., Fan, G., Ma, C., Wang, Y. (2022) Roles of E3 ubiquitin-ligases in plant response to abiotic stresses. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23, 2308. (16 printed pages)
  • Zhang, J., Tao, X., Li, J., Liu, H., Chen, S., Ma, C., Li, H. (2022) Proteomic Response of Sugar Beet Monosomic Addition Line M14 Guard Cells to Salt Stress. BMC Molecular and Cell Biology (in press) doi: 10.21203/
  • Law, M.E., Yaaghubi, E., Ghilardi, A.F., Davis, B.J., Ferreira, R.B., Koh, J., Chen, S., DePeter, S.F., Schilson, C.M., Chiang, C.W., Heldermon, C.D., Nørgaard, P., Castellano, R.K., Law, B.K. (2022) Inhibitors of ERp44, PDIA1, and AGR2 induce disulfide-mediated oligomerization of death receptors 4 and 5 and cancer cell death. Cancer Letters 534, 215604.
  • Bian, T., Ding, H., Wang, Y., Hu, Q., Chen, S., Fujioka, N., Aly, F., Lu, J., Huo, Z., Xing, C. (2022) Suppressing the activation of protein kinase A as a DNA damage-independent mechanistic lead for dihydromethysticin (DHM) prophylaxis of NNK-induced lung carcinogenesis. Carcinogenesis 43(7), 659-670. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgac031. bgac031.
  • David, L., Kang, J., Nicklay, J., Dufresne, C., Chen, S. (2021) Identification of DIR1-dependant cellular responses required for guard cell systemic acquired resistance. Frontiers in Molecular Bioscience 8, 746523. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2021.746523. (15 pages)
  • Chen, S., Komatsu, S. (2021) Plant Proteomic Research 4.0: Frontiers in Stress Resilience. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22, 13362. (6 printed pages)
  • Yu, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Dong, Z., Shan, Q., Tan, B., Koh, J., Zhang, T., Zhu, N., Dufresne, C., Martin, G.B., Chen, S. (2021) Integrative proteomic and phosphoproteomic analyses of pattern- and effector-triggered immunity in tomato. Frontiers in Plant Science 12, 768693. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.768693 (19 printed pages)
  • Lin, C., Pelosi, J., Vela, S., Chen, S. (2021) 2021 Spatial and Single-Cell Proteomics Workshop Report. Journal of Proteomics and Bioinformatics 14: 553 (5 pages)
  • Zhong, Z., Liu, S., Han, S., Li, Y., Tao, M., Liu, A., He, Q., Chen, S., Dufresne, C., Zhu, W., Tian, J. (2021) Integrative omic analysis reveals the improvement of alkaloid accumulation by
  • ultraviolet-B radiation and its upstream regulation in Catharanthus roseus. Industrial Crops and Products 166, 113448, (19 printed pages)
  • Plant Cell Atlas Consortium (Chen, S. member contribution) (2021) Vision, challenges and opportunities for a Plant Cell Atlas. eLIFE 10: e66877. DOI: (27 pages)
  • Zhang, X., Tan, B., Zhu, D., Dufresne, D., Jiang, T., Chen, S. (2021) Proteomics of a homeobox7 enhanced salt tolerance in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22, 6390. (17 pages)
  • Balmant, K., Lawrence II, S., Duong, B., Zhu, F., Zhu, N., Nicklay, J., Chen, S. (2021) Redox proteomics of stomatal immunity reveals a role of lipid transfer protein in plant defense. Journal of Proteomics 242, 104247. (11 pages)
  • David, L., Kang, J., Dufresne, D., Zhu, D., Chen, S. (2021) Multi-omics revealed molecular mechanisms underlying guard cell systemic acquired resistance. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22(1), 191. doi: 10.3390/ijms22010191. (22 pages)
  • Kang, J., David, L., Cang, J., Chen, S. (2021) Three-in-one simultaneous extraction of proteins, metabolites and lipids for multi-omics. Frontiers in Genetics, in press.
  • Guan, Q., Tan, B., Tian, J-K., Chen, S. (2021) Short commentary on: Comparative proteomics of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum guard cells and mesophyll cells in the transition from C3 to CAM. Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics, 12 (1), 234.
  • Chen, L., Chhajed, S., Zhang, T., Collins, J., Pang, Q.*, Song, W., He, Y.*, Chen, S. (2021) Identification of protein complexes in methionine chain-elongation and leucine biosynthesis. Scientific Reports 11(1), 3524. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-82790-4.
  • Yu, B., Chen, G., DuanMu, H., Dufresne, D., Erickson, J.E., Koh, J., Li., H., Chen, S. (2021) Physiological and proteomic analysis of Brassica napus in response to salt stress. Journal of Proteomics and Bioinformatics 14 (2), 523. (17 printed pages)
  • Yoo, M-J., Koh, J., Boatwright, J.L., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S., Barbazuk, W.B., Chen, S. (2021) The effect of parental regulatory divergence on transcriptomic profiles in the recently formed allopolyploids, Tragopogon mirus and T. miscellus (Asteraceae). Current Biology (to be submitted)
  • Li, J., Ji, M., Zhang, T., Yang, C., Liu, H., Chen, S., Li, H.L., Li, H. (2021) Quantitative proteomics and redox proteomics of sugar beet monosomic addition line M14 in response to salt stress. Plant Growth Regulation (in press)
  • Wang, Y., Wang, S., Tian, Y., Chen, S., Li, H., Ma, C., Li, H. (2021) Functional characterization of a sugar beet BvbHLH93 transcription factor in salt stress tolerance. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22(7), 3669;
  • Xie, H., Li, B., Chang, Y., Zhang, Y., Hou, X., Guo, S., Miao, Y., Wang, Q., Chen, S., Li, Y., Dai, S. (2021) Selection and validation of reference genes for RT-qPCR analysis in Spinacia oleracea under abiotic stress. Genes 2021, 4853632;
  • Ghimire, K., Gupta, S., Geng, S.*, Chen, S., Boe, A., Wu, Y. (2021) Identification of physiological and morphological traits governing high water use efficiency in alfalfa. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 00,1–10; 10.1111/jac.12483
  • Lazensky, R., Silva-Sanchez, C.#, Li, J., Chow, M.#, Chen, S., Kroll, K.J., Tripp, K., Walsh, M., Denslow, N. (2021) Investigating an increase in Florida Manatee (Trichechus Manatus Latirostris) mortalities in 2013 using a proteomic approach. Scientific Reports 11, 4282.
  • Chhajed, S*., Mostafa, I§., He, Y*., Abou-Hashem, M., El-Domiaty, M., Chen, S. (2020) Glucosinolate biosynthesis and the glucosinolate–myrosinase system in plant defense. Agronomy 10, 1786. doi:10.3390/agronomy10111786. (25 pages)
  • Zhang, T*., Schneider, J.D#., Lin, C*., Koh, J., Chen, S. (2020) Proteomics data of SNF1-related protein kinase 2.4 interacting proteins revealed by immunoprecipitation-mass spectrometry. Data in Brief 32, 106326. (9 pages)
  • Guan, Q., Kong, W., Zhu, D., Zhu, W., Dufresne, C., Tian, J-K., Chen, S. (2021) Comparative proteomics of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum guard cells and mesophyll cells in transition from C3 to CAM. Journal of Proteomics 231, 104019. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2020.104019.
  • David, L., Kang, J., Dufresne, C., Chen, S. (2020) Development of an integrative proteomics, metabolomics and lipidomics methodology – a case study of plant defense molecular networks. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques S23, PMID: 32831729; PMCID: PMC7424826.
  • Guan, Q., Tan, B.W., Kelley, T.M., Tian, J-K., Chen, S. (2020) Physiological changes in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum during the C3 to CAM transition induced by salt stress. Frontiers in Plant Science 11, 283. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00283.
  • Lawrence, S.R. II, Gaitens, M., Guan, Q., Dufresne, C., Chen, S. (2020) S-nitroso-proteome revealed in stomatal guard cell response to flg22. International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) 21, 1688; doi:10.3390/ijms21051688 (19 pages).
  • Pang, Q.*, Zhang, T.*, Lin, C.*, Kong, W.*, Chen, S. (2020) Proteomics and phosphoproteomics revealed molecular networks of stomatal immune responses. Planta 252, 66; (17 pages).
  • Xiang, Q.Y., Lott, A.A., Asssmann, S.M., Chen, S. (2020) Advances and perspectives in the metabolomics of stomatal movement and the disease triangle. Plant Science 302, 110697; (11 pages).
  • Jeevaratnam, S., Lin, C., Chen, S. (2020) Effect of sonication on plant stomatal movement. Journal of Undergraduate Research 22, 1-7.
  • Feng, G.*, Yoo, M.§, Davenport, R. #, Boatwright, J.L.*, Koh, J.§, Chen, S., Barbazuk, W.B. (2020) Jasmonate induced alternative splicing responses in Arabidopsis. Plant Direct 00, 1-18.
  • Kong, W.*, Yoo, M., Noble, J.D.*, Kelley, T.M.**, Li, J. #, Kirst, M., Assmann, S. M., Chen, S. (2020) Molecular switches in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum guard cells underlying the C3 to CAM transition. Plant Molecular Biology 103, 653–667.
  • Chen, S. (2020) Stomatal guard cell. Scholarly Community Encyclopedia, (not peer-reviewed)
  • Chen, S. (2020) Mustard oil bomb. Scholarly Community Encyclopedia, (not peer-reviewed)
  • Zhu, W., Han, H., Liu, A., Guan, Q., Kang, J., David, L., Dufresne, C., Chen, S., Tian, J. (2021) Combined ultraviolet and darkness regulation of medicinal metabolites in Mahonia bealei revealed by proteomics and metabolomics. Journal of Proteomics 233, 104081. (a total of 16 print pages).
  • Yu, J., Li, Y., Qin, Z., Guo, S., Li, Y., Miao, Y., Song, C., Chen, S., Dai, S. (2020) Plant chloroplast stress response: insights from thiol redox proteomics. Antioxidant and Redox Signaling 33 (1), 35 – 57. doi: 10.1089/ars.2019.7823.
  • Wang, Y., Afewroki, Y., Geng, S.*, Kanchupati, P., Gu, M., Martin, C., Rude, B., Tefera, H., Kim, Y., Ge, X., Auger, D., Chen, S., Yang, P., Hu, T., Wu, Y. (2020) Hydrotropism in the primary roots of maize. New Phytologist 226(6),1796-1808. doi: 10.1111/nph.16472..
  • Mao, J., Jain, A., Denslow, N.D., Nouridelavar, M., Chen, S., Wang, T. #, Zhu, N. #, Koh, J. #, Sarma, S.J., Sumner, B.W., Lei, Z., Sumner, L.W., Bivens, N.J., Roberts, R.M., Tuteja, G., Rosenfeld, C.S. (2020) Bisphenol A and bisphenol S disruptions of the mouse placenta and potential effects on the placenta-brain axis. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA (in press) doi/10.1073/pnas.1919563117.
  • Mona, M., Kobeissy, F., Park, Y.J., Miller, R., Salah, W., Koh, J.#, Yoo, M.§, Chen, S., Cha, S. (2020) Secretome profiling of inductive signals for mesenchymal stem cell transdifferentiation into salivary progenitor cells. International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) 21, 9055; doi:10.3390/ijms21239055. (17 pages)
  • Wilson, K., Zhu, F.,# Zheng, R.,# Chen S, and Ely B. (2020) Identification of proteins associated with two diverse Caulobacter Phicbkviruses. Archives of Virology 165, 1995–2002.
  • Zhu, M., Geng, S*., Guan, Q*., Chen, S., Assmann, S.M. (2019) Metabolomics of red light-induced stomatal opening in Arabidopsis thaliana: coupling with abscisic acid and jasmonic acid metabolism. The Plant Journal (in press) doi: 10.1111/tpj.14594.
  • Misra, B.B§., Reichman, S., Chen, S. (2019) The guard cell ionome: understanding the role of ions in guard cell functions. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 146, 50-62. (
  • Zhang, T§., Chhajed, S*., Schneider, J.D#., Feng, G., Silveira, J.A., Song, W., Chen, S. (2019) Proteomic characterization of MPK4 signaling network and putative substrates. Plant Molecular Biology 101(3), 325-339. doi: 10.1007/s11103-019-00908-9.
  • David, L*., Kang, J*., Chen, S. (2019) Untargeted metabolomics of Arabidopsis stomatal immunity. The Arabidopsis Protocols Book-Methods in Molecular Biology Series (Jose J. Sanchez-Serrano & Julio Salinas eds). Fourth edition, Humana Press.
  • Chhajed, S*., Misra, B.B§., Tello, N#., Chen, S. (2019) Chemodiversity of the glucosinolate-myrosinase system at the single cell type resolution. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 618. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00618. (11 pages)
  • Zhang, T*., Lin, C*., Schneider, J.D#., Geng, S*., Ma, T*., Lawrence, S.R*., Dufresne, C.P., Harmon, A.C., Chen, S. (2019) MPK4 phosphorylation dynamics and interacting proteins in plant immunity. Journal of Proteome Research 18(3), 826-840. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.8b00345.
  • Collins, J*., O’Grady, K., Chen, S., Gurley, W. (2019) The C-terminal WD40 repeats on the TOPLESS co-repressor function as a protein-protein interaction surface. Plant Molecular Biology 100, 47-58. doi: 10.1007/s11103-019-00842-w.
  • David, L*., Harmon, A., Chen, S. (2019) Plant immune responses – from guard cells and local responses to systemic defense against bacterial pathogens. Plant Signaling and Behavior 14 (5), e1588667. (DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2019.1588667).
  • David, L*., Kang, J*., Chen, S. (2019) Targeted metabolomics of plant hormones and redox metabolites in stomatal immunity. Methods in Molecular Biology (Antony Champion & Laurent Laplaze eds), 2085 (6), 79-92 (ISBN: 978-1-0716-0141-9).
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