Selected Publications

Ni, W., Xu, S. L., Tepperman, J. M., Stanley, D. J., Maltby, D. A., Gross, J. D., Burlingame, A. L., Wang, Z.Y. and Quail, P. H. (2014). A Mutually Assured Destruction Mechanism Attenuates Light Signaling in Arabidopsis.  Science, 344: 1160-1164. PMCID:PMC4414656.

Pfeiffer, A., Shi, H., Tepperman, J. M., Zhang, Y. and Quail, P. H. (2014). Combinatorial Complexity in a Transcriptionally-centered Signaling Hub in Arabidopsis.  Mol Plant 7: 1598-1618. PMID: 25122696 [PubMed - in process]  PMCID:PMC Journal – in process.

Zhang, Y., Mayba, O., Pfeiffer, A., Shi, H., Tepperman, J.M., Speed, T.P., and Quail, P.H. (2013). A Quartet of PIF bHLH Factors Provides a Transcriptionally Centered Signaling Hub That Regulates Seedling Morphogenesis through Differential Expression-Patterning of Shared Target Genes in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genet, 9: (1) e1003244

Leivar, P., Monte, E., Cohn, M.M., and Quail, P.H. (2012). Phytochrome Signaling in Green Arabidopsis Seedlings: Impact Assessment of a Mutually Negative phyBâ PIF Feedback Loop. Molecular Plant, 5: (3) 734-749

Leivar, P., Tepperman, J.M., Cohn, M.M., Monte, E., Al-Sady, B., Erickson, E., and Quail, P.H. (2012). Dynamic Antagonism between Phytochromes and PIF Family Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Factors Induces Selective Reciprocal Responses to Light and Shade in a Rapidly Responsive Transcriptional Network in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell Online, 24: (4) 1398-1419

Soy, J., Leivar, P., Gonzalez-Schain, N., Sentandreu, M., Prat, S., Quail, P.H., and Monte, E. (2012). Phytochrome-imposed oscillations in PIF3 protein abundance regulate hypocotyl growth under diurnal light/dark conditions in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal, 71: (3) 390-401

Zhong, S., Shi, H., Xue, C., Wang, L., Xi, Y., Li, J., Quail, P. H., Deng, X. W. and Guo H. (2012). A Molecular Framework of Light-Controlled Phytohormone Action in Arabidopsis. Current Biology 22, 1530–1535.

Leivar, P. and Quail, P. H. (2011). PIFs: Pivotal components in a cellular signaling hub. Trends in Plant Science. 16: 19-28.

Quail, P. H. (2010). Phytochromes. Current Biology, 20: R504-R507.

Franklin, K. A. and P. H. Quail (2010). "Phytochrome functions in Arabidopsis development. ." J. Exp. Bot., 61:11-14.

Leivar, P., J. M. Tepperman, et al. (2009). "Definition of early transcriptional circuitry involved in light-induced reversal of PIF-imposed repression of photomorphogenesis in young Arabidopsis seedlings." Plant Cell 21(11): 3535-3553.

Kikis, E. A., Y. Oka, et al. (2009). "Residues clustered in the light-sensing knot of phytochrome B are necessary for conformer-specific binding to signaling partner PIF3." PLoS Genet 5(1): e1000352.

Al-Sady, B., E. A. Kikis, et al. (2008). "Mechanistic duality of transcription factor function in phytochrome signaling." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105(6): 2232-2237.

Hwang, Y.-S. and P. Quail (2008). "Phytochrome-Regulated PIL1 Derepression is Developmentally Modulated." Plant Cell Physiology 49(4): 501–511.

Leivar, P., E. Monte, et al. (2008). "The Arabidopsis phytochrome-interacting factor PIF7, together with PIF3 and PIF4, regulates responses to prolonged red light by modulating phyB levels." Plant Cell 20(2): 337-352.

Leivar, P., E. Monte, et al. (2008). "Multiple phytochrome-interacting bHLH transcription factors repress premature seedling photomorphogenesis in darkness." Curr Biol 18(23): 1815-1823.

Oka, Y., T. Matsushita, et al. (2008). "Mutant screen distinguishes between residues necessary for light-signal perception and signal transfer by phytochrome B." PLoS Genet. 4(8): e1000158.

Al-Sady B, Ni W, Kircher S, Schaefer E, Quail PH (2006). Photoactivated phytochrome induces rapid PIF3 phosphorylation prior to proteasome-mediated degradation. Molecular Cell, 23, 439-446.

Tepperman JM, Hwang YS, Quail PH.(2006) phyA Dominates in Transduction of Red-light Signals to Rapidly-responding Genes at the Initiation of Arabidopsis Seedling Deetiolation  Plant J.  Dec;48(5):728-42. Epub 2006 Oct 31. PMID:17076805

Khanna, R., Shen, Y., Toledo-Ortiz, G., Kikis, E., Johannesen, H., Hwang, Y.-S. & Quail, P. H. (2006) Functional Profiling Reveals That Only a Small Number of Phytochrome-Regulated Early-Response Genes in Arabidopsis Are Necessary for Optimal Deetiolation. Plant Cell, doi: 10.1105/tpc.106.042200.

Quail, P. H. (2006) General Introduction. IN SCHAEFER, E. & NAGY, F. (Eds.) Photomorphogenesis in Plants and Bacteria, 3rd Edition. Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Springer. pp 329-334 .

Quail, P. H. (2006) Phytochrome Signal Transduction Network. IN SCHAEFER, E. & NAGY, F. (Eds.) Photomorphogenesis in Plants and Bacteria, 3rd Edition. Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Springer. pp 335-356 .

Kikis, E. A.; Khanna, R.; Quail, P. H. (2005). ELF4 is a phytochrome-regulated component of a negative-feedback loop involving the central oscillator components CCA1 and LHY. Plant Journal 44 (2): 300-313

Quail, P. H. (2005) Phytochrome Overview. IN WADA, M., SHIMAZAKI, K. & IINO, M. (Eds.) Light Sensing in Plants. Tokyo, Springer-Verlag. pp 21-35.

Huq, E. & Quail, P. H. (2005) Phytochrome Signaling. IN BRIGGS, W. R. & SPUDICH, J. (Eds.) Handbook of Photosensory Receptors. Weinheim, Wiley.

Monte, E.; Tepperman, J. M.; Al-Sady, B.; Kaczorowski, K. A.; Alonso, J. M.; Ecker, J. R.; Li, X.; Zhang, Y.; Quail, P. H (2004). The phytochrome-Interacting transcription factor, PIF3, acts early, selectively, and positively and light-induced chloroplast development. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci (USA), 101 : 16091-16098.

Tepperman, J. M.; Hudson, M. E.; Khanna, R.; Zhu, T.; Chang, S. H.; Wang, X.; Quail, P. H. (2004). Expression profiling of phyB mutant demonstrates substantial contribution of other phytochromes to red-light-regulated gene expression during seedling de-etiolation. Plant Journal, 38 (5): 725-739.

Khanna, R.; Huq, E.; Kikis, E. A.; Al-Sady, B.; Lanzatella, C.; Quail, P. H. (2004). A novel molecular recognition motif necessary for targeting photoactivated Phytochrome signalling to specific basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors. Plant Cell, 16 : 3033-304.

Huq, E.; Al-Sady, B.; Hudson, M.; Kim, C.; Apel, K.; Quail, P. H. (2004). PHYTOCHROME-INTERACTING FACTOR 1, a basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor, is a critical regulator of the chlorophyll biosynthetic pathway. Science, 305: 1937-1941.

Hoecker, U.; Toledo-Ortiz, G.; Bender, J.; Quail, P. H. (2004). The photomorphogenesis-related mutant red1 is defective in CYP83B1, a red light-induced gene encoding a cytochrome P450. Planta 219: 195-200.

Hudson, M. E. ; Quail, P. H (2003). : Identification of promoter motifs involved in the network of phytochrome A-regulated gene expression by combined analysis of genomic sequence and microarray data. Plant Physiology, 133: 1605-1616.

Khanna, R. ; Kikis, E. A. ; Quail, P. H.(2003). EARLY FLOWERING 4 functions in phytochrome B-regulated seedling de-etiolation. Plant Physiology, 133: 1530-1538.

Monte, Elena; Alonso, Jose M; Ecker, Joseph R; Zhang, Yuelin; Li, Xin; Young, Jeff; Austin-Phillips, Sandra; Quail, Peter H (2003). Isolation and characterization of phyC mutants in Arabidopsis reveals complex crosstalk between phytochrome signaling pathways. Plant Cell, 15:2497-2501

Kaczorowski, K. A.; Quail, P. H.(2003). Arabidopsis PSEUDO-RESPONSE REGULATOR 7 (PRR7) is a signaling intermediate in phytochrome-regulated seedling deetiolation and phasing of the circadian clock. Plant Cell 15: 2654-2665

Hudson, Matthew E; Lisch, Damon R; Quail, Peter H. (2003). The FHY3 and FAR1 genes encode transposase-related proteins involved in regulation of gene expression by the phytochrome A-signaling pathway. Plant Journal, 34:453-471.

Toledo-Ortiz, G.; Huq, E.; Quail, P. H. (2003). The Arabidopsis basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor family. Plant Cell, 15: 1749-1770.

Shimizu-Sato, S.; Huq, E.; Tepperman, J. M.; Quail, P. H. (2002). A light-switchable gene promoter system. Nature Biotechnology, 20 (10): 1041-1044.

Quail, P. H. (2002). Photosensory perception and signalling in plant cells: new paradigms?, Curr. Op. Cell Biol.14: 180-188.

Quail, P. H. (2002) Phytochrome photosensory signalling networks. Nature Rev. | Mol. Cell Biol., 3, 85-93.

Huq, E.; Quail, P. H. (2002).: PIF4, a phytochrome-interacting bHLH factor, functions as a negative regulator of phytochrome B signaling in Arabidopsis. EMBO Journal, 21: 2441-2450.

Tepperman, J. M.; Zhu, T.; Chang, H. S.; Wang, X.; Quail, P. H. (2001). Multiple transcription-factor genes are early targets of phytochrome A signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA), 98 (16): 9437-9442.