Publications and Patents

Some manuscripts were published under my maiden name Heike Winter.

Zhao, Yu, Zhibo Yuan, Shuang Wang, Haoyu Wang, Yanjie Chao, Ronald R. Sederoff, Heike Sederoff et al. “Gene sdaB Is Involved in the Nematocidal Activity of Enterobacter ludwigii AA4 Against the Pine Wood Nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus.” Frontiers in Microbiology 13 (2022): 870519-870519.

Sederoff, H. and Hornstein, E., North Carolina State University, 2022. Re-engineering of mycorrhizal symbiosis in plants. U.S. Patent 11,248,235.

Edwards, B., Hornstein, E.D., Wilson, N.J. and Sederoff, H., 2022. High-throughput Detection of T-DNA Insertion Sites for Multiple Transgenes in Complex Genomes.

Charles, M., Edwards, B., Ravishankar, E., Calero, J., Henry, R., Rech, J., Saravitz, C., You, W., Ade, H., O’Connor, B. and Sederoff, H., 2022. Beyond energy balance in agrivoltaic food production: Emergent crop traits from color selective solar cellsbioRxiv.

Wilson, Nathan J., Caroline M. Smith-Moore, Yuan Xu, Brianne Edwards, Christophe La Hovary, Swathi Barampuram, Xuli Lin et al. “Introduction of a condensed, reverse tricarboxylic acid cycle for additional CO2 fixation in plants.” bioRxiv (2022).

Wang, J., Chen, B., Ali, S., Zhang, T., Wang, Y., Zhang, H., Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Xie, L., Jiang, T. and Yin, J., 2021. Epigenetic modification associated with climate regulates betulin biosynthesis in birchJournal of Forestry Research, pp.1-15.

Li, Yan, Xiang Li, Ming-Hui Zhao, Zhong-Yi Pang, Jia-Tong Wei, Mulualem Tigabu, Vincent L. Chiang, Heike Sederoff, Ronald Sederoff, and Xi-Yang Zhao. “An Overview of the Practices and Management Methods for Enhancing Seed Production in Conifer Plantations for Commercial Use.” Horticulturae 7, no. 8 (2021): 252.

Ravishankar, E., Charles, M., Xiong,Y., Henry, R., Swift, J., Rech, J., Calero, J., Cho, S., Kim, T.,
Balzer, A.H., Qin, Y., Ho, C.H.Y., So, F., Stingelen, N., Amassian, A., Saravitz, C., You, W.,
Ade, H., Sederoff, H.; O’Connor, B.T. 2021. Organic Solar Powered Greenhouses: Balancing
Crop Production and Energy Harvesting, Cell Reports Physical Science (2021),

Liu C, Li K, Wang M, Fan E, Yang C, Wang J, Fu P, Ge X, Sederoff HW, Sederoff RR, Chiang
VL. Qu-2, a robust poplar suspension cell line for molecular biology. Journal of Forestry
Research. 2021 Apr;32(2):733-40.

Niu, B., Wang, W., Yuan, Z., Sederoff, R.R., Sederoff, H., Chiang, V.L. and Borriss, R., 2020.
Microbial interactions within multiple-strain biological control agents impact soil-borne plant
disease. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, p.2452.

Ravishankar, E., Booth, R.E., Saravitz, C., Sederoff, H., Ade, H.W. and O’Connor, B.T., 2020.
Achieving Net Zero Energy Greenhouses by Integrating Semitransparent Organic Solar
Cells. Joule, 4(2), pp.490-506.

Lai, Y.C., Karam, A.L., Sederoff, H.W., Ducoste, J.J. and Francis, L., 2019. Relating nitrogen
concentration and light intensity to the growth and lipid accumulation of Dunaliella viridis in
a photobioreactor. Journal of Applied Phycology, 31(6), pp.3397-3409.

Leebens-Mack, James H., Michael S. Barker, Eric J. Carpenter, Michael K. Deyholos, Matthew
A. Gitzendanner, Sean W. Graham, Ivo Grosse et al. “One thousand plant transcriptomes and
the phylogenomics of green plants.” Nature 574, no. 7780 (2019).

Xiong, Y., Ravishankar, E., Swift, J., Ade, H., Booth, R., Charles, M., Henry, R., O’Connor, B.,
Rech, J., Saravitz, C. and Sederoff, H., 2019, September. Semi-transparent organic solar cells
for greenhouse application (Conference Presentation). In Organic, Hybrid, and Perovskite
Photovoltaics XX (Vol. 11094, p. 110940N). International Society for Optics and Photonics.

Suchoff, D.H., Perkins-Veazie, P., Sederoff, H.W., Schultheis, J.R., Kleinhenz, M.D., Louws, F.J.
and Gunter, C.C., 2018. Grafting the indeterminate tomato cultivar Moneymaker onto
Multifort rootstock improves cold tolerance. HortScience, 53(11), pp.1610-1617.

Dums, J.T., Murphree, C.A., Vasani, N., Young, D. and Sederoff, H., 2018. Metabolic and Transcriptional Profiles of Dunaliella viridis Supplemented with Ammonium Derived from Glutamine. Frontiers in Marine Science5, p.311.

Delaux,J.M., Jayaraman, D., Radhakrishnan, G.V., Malbreil, M.,Volkening, J.D., Sekimoto, H.,
Clarke, N.D., Melkonian, M., Goh, F., Pokorny, L., Rothfels, C.J., Sederoff, H. W, Stevenson,
D.W., Surek, B., Zhang, Y., Sussman, M.R., Oldroyd, G., Roux, C., Kha-Shu. G., Wong and
Jean-Michel Ané (2015) “Stepwise acquisition of an ancient symbiotic gene network during
plant evolution.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(43), pp.13390-

Jyoti Dalal, Harry Lopez, Naresh Vasani*, Zhaohui Hu, Roopa Yalamanchili, Jennifer Swift, Rongda Qu and Heike Sederoff (2015) “A photorespiratory bypass increases plant growth and seed yield in biofuel crop Camelina sativa.” Biotechnology for Biofuels, accepted pending revision. Revision submitted.

Dalal, J., Yalamanchili, R., Hovary,C.L., Ji,M., Rodriguez-Welsh,M., Aslett,D., Ganapathy,S., Grunden,A., Sederoff, H. and Qu,R. (2015) “A novel gateway-compatible binary vector series (PC-GW) for flexible cloning of multiple genes for the genetic transformation of plants” Plasmid, 81: 55-62.

Srirangan, S.,  Sauer,M.-L.,Howard, B., Dvora, M., Dums, J., Backman, P., Sederoff, H., (2015) Interaction of temperature and photoperiod increases growth and oil content in the marine microalgae Dunaliella viridis. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0127562. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127562.

Howard, B.E.; Hu, Q., Babaoglu, A.C., Chandra, M., Borghi, M.,Tan, X.; He, L.,Winter Sederoff, H., Gassmann, W., Veronese, P., Heber, S. (2013) High-Throughput RNA Sequencing of Pseudomonas-Infected Arabidopsis Reveals Hidden Transcriptome Complexity and Novel Splice Variants. PLoS ONE, (8), 10. e74183

Wang, W.-C., Allen, E.,Campos, A.E., Killens Cade, R.,Dean, L.,Dvora, M., Jeremy G. Immer, J.G.,Mixson, S.,Srirangan, S.**, Sauer, M.-L*., Schreck, S., Sun, K., Thapaliya, N.,Wilson, C.,  Burkholder, J., Grunden, A.M., Lamb, H.H., Sederoff, H., Stikeleather, L.F., Roberts, W.F. (2013) ASI: Dunaliella Marine Microalgae to Drop-In Replacement Liquid Transportation Fuel. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 32 (4), 916-925.

Rueschhoff EE, Gillikin JW, Sederoff HW, Daub ME (2013) The SOS4 pyridoxal kinase is required for maintenance of vitamin B6-mediated process in chloroplasts. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; 63: 281-291

Tsou, P.L., Lee, S.Y., Allen, N.S., Winter-Sederoff, H. and Robertson, D. (2012) An ER-targeted calcium-binding peptide confers salt and drought tolerance mediated by CIPK6 in Arabidopsis. Planta, 235, (3), 539-552.

De Silva, K., Laska, B., Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff, H., Khodakovskaya, M., (2011) Arabidopsis thaliana calcium-dependent lipid-binding protein (AtCLB): a novel repressor of abiotic stress response. J. Exp. Bot. Volume 62 (8): pp. 2679-2689.

Boss, W.F., Winter-Sederoff, H., Im, Y.J., Moran, N., Grunden, A., Perera, I.Y. (2010)  Basal Signaling Regulates Plant Growth and Development. Plant Physiol. 154: 439-443.

Salinas-Mondragon, R., Kajla, J.D., Perera, I.Y., Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff H. (2010)  InsP3 turnover integrates the transcriptional response to gravity and light in Arabidopsis. Plant, Cell and Environment (2010) 33, 2041–2055.

Novaes, E., Kirst, M., Chiang, V., Winter-Sederoff, H., Sederoff, R. (2010) Lignin and Biomass: A Negative Correlation for Wood Formation and Lignin Content in Trees
Plant Physiol. 154: 555-561.

Khodakovskaya, M. , Sword, C., Wu, Q., Perera, I.Y., Boss, W.F., Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff, H. (2010) Increasing inositol (1,4,5)-trisphosphate metabolism affects drought tolerance, carbohydrate metabolism and phosphate-sensitive biomass increases in tomato. Plant Biotechnology Journal 8: 170-183.

Howard, B.E., Sick, B. Perera, I., Im, Y.J., Winter Sederoff, H., Heber, S. (2007) Quality Assessment of Affymetrix GeneChip data using the EM algorithm and a naïve Bayes Classifier. Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE) 2007. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference, pp.145-150.

Yester, J.W., Kimbrough, J.M., Salinas-Mondragon, R.E., Masson, P.H., Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff, H. (2006) Regulation of transcription in roots of Arabidopsis gravity mutant. Gravitational and Space Biology 20: 159-160.

Salinas-Mondragon, R.E., Brogan, A., Ward, N., Perera, I.Y., Boss, W.F., Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff, H. (2005) Gravity and Light: Integrating Transcriptional Regulation in Roots. Gravitational and Space Biology 18: 121-123.

Kimbrough, J.M., Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff, H. (2005) Co-expression and hormonal regulation of genes throughout gravity and mechanical stimulation in the Arabidopsis root apex. Gravitational and Space Biology 18: 117-119.

Kimbrough, J.M., Salinas-Mondragon, R., Boss, W.F., Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff, H. (2004) The fast and transient transcriptional network of gravity and mechanical stimulation in the Arabidopsis root apex. Plant Physiology 136: 2790-2805.

Hardin, S. C., Winter, H., Huber, S.C. (2004). Phosphorylation of the amino terminus of maize sucrose synthase in relation to membrane association and enzyme activity. Plant Physiology 134: 1427-1438.

Hardin, S.C., Tang, G.-Q., Scholz, A., Holtgräwe, D., Winter, H., Huber, S.C. (2003) Serine-170 is a calcium-dependent protein kinase targeted phosphorylation site in sucrose synthase that is correlated with protein instability. Plant Journal 35: 588-603. 

Smith, P.M.C., Winter, H., Storer, P.J., Bussell, J.D., Schuller, K.A., Atkins, C.A. (2002) Effect of short-term N2-deficiency on expression of the ureide pathway in cowpea root nodules. Plant Physiology 129: 1216-1221.

Winter, H., Huber, SC. (2000) Regulation of sucrose metabolism in higher plants. Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35: 253-289.

Winter, H., Huber, SC. (2000) Regulation of sucrose metabolism in higher plants. Critical Reviews in Plant Science 19: 31-67. Reprinted from Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Kuzma, M.M., Winter, H., Storer, P., Oresnik, I., Atkins, C.A., Layzell, D.B. (1999) The site of O2 limitation in soybean nodules. Plant Physiology 119: 399-408.

Collings, D.A., Winter, H., Wyatt, S.E., Allen, N.S. (1998) Growth dynamics and cytoskeleton organization during stem maturation and gravity-induced stem bending in Zea mays L. Planta 207: 246-258.

Winter, H., Huber, J.L., Huber, S.C. (1998) Identification of sucrose synthase as an actin-binding protein. FEBS Letters 430: 205-208.

Winter, H., Huber, J.L., Huber, S.C. (1997) Membrane association of sucrose synthase: Changes during the graviresponse and possible control by phosphorylation. FEBS Letters 420: 151-155.

Wadham, C., Winter, H., Schuller, K.A. (1996) Regulation of soybean nodule phosphoenol-pyruvate carboxylase in vivo. Physiologia Plantarum 97: 531-535.

Lohaus, G., Winter, H., Riens, B., Heldt, H.W. (1995) Further studies of the phloem loading process in leaves of barley and spinach: The comparison of metabolite concentrations in the apoplastic compartment with those in the cytosolic compartment and in the sieve tubes. Botanica Acta 108: 270-275.

Winter, H., Robinson, D., Heldt, H.W. (1994) Subcellular volumes and metabolite concentrations in spinach leaves. Planta 193: 530-535.

Hedrich, R., Marten, I., Lohse, G., Dietrich, P., Winter, H., Lohaus, G., Heldt, H.-W. (1994) -sensitive anion channels enable guard cells to sense changes in the ambient CO2 concentration. Plant Journal 6 (5): 741-748.

Riens, B., Lohaus, G., Winter, H., Heldt, H.W. (1994) Production and diurnal utilisation of assimilates in leaves of spinach (Spinacia oleracea) and barley (Hordeum vulgare). Planta 192: 479-501.

Winter, H., Robinson, D.G., Heldt, H.W. (1993) Subcellular volumes and metabolite concentrations in barley leaves. Planta 191: 180-190.

Winter, H., Lohaus, G., Heldt, H.W. (1992) Phloem transport of amino acids in relation to their cytosolic levels in barley leaves. Plant Physiology 99: 996-1004.


Dalal, J., Land, E., Vasani, N., He, L., Smith, C., Rodriguez-Welsh, M., Perera, I., and Sederoff, H. (2015) Methods for RNA Profiling of Gravi-responding Plant Tissues. In: Plant Gravitropism: Methods and Protocols; Methods in Molecular Biology (ed. Elison Blancaflor) 1309, 91-117.

Burkholder, J.,, Grunden, A., Lamb, H., Roberts, W., Sederoff, H., and Stikeleather, L.,. “Algal oils to” drop-in” replacements for petroleum transportation fuels.” In Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 244. 1155 AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2012.

Winter Sederoff, H., Perera, I.Y. (2010) Engineering Signal Transduction to Improve Abiotic Stress Response. pp. 8-10. In: Information Systems for Biotechnology (ISB) News Report, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA.

Brown, C.S., Winter Sederoff, H., Davies, E., Ferl, R.J., Stanković, B. (2007) Plant(s) for Space Exploration, pp. 183-196.  In: Plant Tropisms, by P. Masson and S. Gilroy (eds.). Blackwell Publishing, Ames (IA).

Winter, H., Huber, S.C. (2000) Sucrose metabolism and the actin cytoskeleton, pp. 119-128.  In: Actin: A Dynamic Framework for Multiple Plant Cell Functions, C.J. Staiger, F. Baluska, D. Volkmann, and P. Barlow (eds.). Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Huber, S.C., Kaiser, W.M., Toroser, D., Athwal, G.S., Winter, H., Huber, J.L. (1999) Regulation of sucrose metabolism by protein phosphorylation. Stimulation of sucrose synthesis by osmotic stress and 5- aminoimidazole-carboxamide riboside, pp. 61-67.  In: Plant Carbohydrate Biochemistry, by J.A. Bryant, M.M. Burrel, and N.J. Kruger (eds.). BIOS-Publishers, Blackwood, UK.

Huber, S.C., McMicheal, R.W. Jr., Toroser, D., Bachmann, M., Athwal, G.S., Winter, H., Huber, J.L. (1998) Regulation of cytosolic metabolism by reversible seryl phosphorylation, pp. 101-107. In: Protein Phosphorylation in Plants, by P. Gadal, M. Kreis, M. Drom, J. Brulfert, C. Bergouniouy, and J. Vidal (eds.) University of Paris-Sud, Orsay, France.

Lohaus, G., Heineke D., Kruse, A., Leidreiter K., Riens, B., Robinson, D.G., Winter, H., Winzer, T., Heldt, H.-W. (1998) Compartmentation of metabolites between the subcellular compartments of leaves, the apoplast, the phloem and the storage tissue of different crop plants, pp. 159-172. In: Regulation of Primary Metabolic Pathways in Plants, by N. Krüber (ed.). Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Heineke, D., Lohaus, G., Winter, H. (1997) Compartmentation of C/N metabolism, pp. 205-218. In: A Molecular Approach to Primary Metabolism in Plants, by C.H. Foyer and P. Quick (eds.). Taylor and Francis, London, UK.

Leidreiter, K., Kruse, A., Riens, B., Winter, H., Lohaus, G., Robinson, D.G., Heineke, D., and Heldt, H.W. (1995) Subcellular compartmentation of metabolites in plant cells, pp. 483-486.  In: Photosynthesis: From Light to Biosphere, by P. Mathis (ed.).  Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.