Latest Publications

Matus, Ruggieri, Romero and Wong. Status and prospects of systems biology. In: The Grape Genome (Compendium of Plant Genomes). Cantu, Walker, eds. In press.

Vannozzi A, Wong DCJ, Höll J, Hmmam I, Matus JT, Bogs J, Ziegler T, Dry I, Barcaccia G, Lucchin M. Combinatorial Regulation of Stilbene Synthase Genes by WRKY and MYB Transcription Factors in Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.). Plant Cell Physiol. 2018 May 1;59(5):1043-1059. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcy045. PubMed PMID: 29529275.

Sun X, Matus JT, Wong DCJ, Wang Z, Chai F, Zhang L, Fang T, Zhao L, Wang Y, Han Y, Wang Q, Li S, Liang Z, Xin H. The GARP/MYB-related grape transcription factor AQUILO improves cold tolerance and promotes the accumulation of raffinose family oligosaccharides. J Exp Bot. 2018 Mar 24;69(7):1749-1764. doi: 10.1093/jxb/ery020. PubMed PMID: 29385617.

Czemmel S, Höll J, Loyola R, Arce-Johnson P, Alcalde JA, Matus JT, Bogs J. Transcriptome-Wide Identification of Novel UV-B- and Light Modulated Flavonol Pathway Genes Controlled by VviMYBF1. Front Plant Sci. 2017 Jun 22;8:1084. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01084. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28690624; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5479930.

Wong DCJ, Matus JT. Constructing Integrated Networks for Identifying New Secondary Metabolic Pathway Regulators in Grapevine: Recent Applications and Future Opportunities. Front Plant Sci. 2017 Apr 12;8:505. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00505. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28446914; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5388765.

Matus JT, Cavallini E, Loyola R, Höll J, Finezzo L, Dal Santo S, Vialet S, Commisso M, Roman F, Schubert A, Alcalde JA, Bogs J, Ageorges A, Tornielli GB, Arce-Johnson P. A group of grapevine MYBA transcription factors located in chromosome 14 control anthocyanin synthesis in vegetative organs with different specificities compared with the berry color locus. Plant J. 2017 Jul;91(2):220-236. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13558. Epub 2017 May 17. PubMed PMID: 28370629.

Matus JT. Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Networks in the Grape Berry Illustrate That it Takes More Than Flavonoids to Fight Against Ultraviolet Radiation. Front Plant Sci. 2016 Aug 30;7:1337. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01337. eCollection 2016. Review. PubMed PMID: 27625679; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5003916.

Loyola R, Herrera D, Mas A, Wong DC, Höll J, Cavallini E, Amato A, Azuma A, Ziegler T, Aquea F, Castellarin SD, Bogs J, Tornielli GB, Peña-Neira A, Czemmel S, Alcalde JA, Matus JT, Arce-Johnson P. The photomorphogenic factors UV-B RECEPTOR 1, ELONGATED HYPOCOTYL 5, and HY5 HOMOLOGUE are part of the UV-B signalling pathway in grapevine and mediate flavonol accumulation in response to the environment. J Exp Bot. 2016 Oct;67(18):5429-5445. Epub 2016 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 27543604; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5049392.

Wong DC, Schlechter R, Vannozzi A, Höll J, Hmmam I, Bogs J, Tornielli GB, Castellarin SD, Matus JT. A systems-oriented analysis of the grapevine R2R3-MYB transcription factor family uncovers new insights into the regulation of stilbene accumulation. DNA Res. 2016 Jul 12. pii: dsw028. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
PMID: 27407139; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5066171.

Cavallini E, Matus JT, Finezzo L, Zenoni S, Loyola R, Guzzo F, Schlechter R, Ageorges A, Arce-Johnson P, Tornielli GB. The phenylpropanoid pathway is controlled at different branches by a set of R2R3-MYB C2 repressors in grapevine. Plant Physiol. 2015 Apr;167(4):1448-70. doi: 10.1104/pp.114.256172. Epub 2015 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 25659381; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4378173.