Professor Nick Smirnoff in the plant room

Professor Nick Smirnoff in the plant room

Professor Nicholas Smirnoff
Professor of Plant Biochemistry

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Key publications



Page M, Sultana N, Paszkiewicz K, Florance H, Smirnoff N (In Press). The influence of ascorbate on anthocyanin accumulation during high light acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana: further evidence for redox control of anthocyanin synthesis. Plant, Cell & Environment, 35, 388-404. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wilkins KA, Bancroft J, Bosch M, Ings J, Smirnoff N, Franklin-Tong VE (2011). Reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide mediate actin reorganization and programmed cell death in the self-incompatibility response of papaver. Plant Physiol, 156(1), 404-416. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Galvez-Valdivieso G, Fryer MJ, Lawson T, Slattery K, Truman W, Smirnoff N, Asami T, Davies WJ, Jones AM, Baker NR, et al (2009). The high light response in Arabidopsis involves ABA signaling between vascular and bundle sheath cells. Plant Cell, 21(7), 2143-2162. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Colville L, Smirnoff N (2008). Antioxidant status, peroxidase activity, and PR protein transcript levels in ascorbate-deficient Arabidopsis thaliana vtc mutants. J Exp Bot, 59(14), 3857-3868. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Yvon-Durocher G, Buckling A, Smirnoff N (In Press). Adaptation of phytoplankton to a decade of experimental warming linked to increased photosynthesis. Nature Ecology and Evolution Full text.
Howard TP, Middelhaufe S, Moore K, Edner C, Kolak DM, Taylor GN, Parker DA, Lee R, Smirnoff N, Aves SJ, et al (In Press). Synthesis of customized petroleum-replica fuel molecules by targeted modification of free fatty acid pools in Escherichia coli. PNAS Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Singleton C, Howard TP, Smirnoff N (In Press). Synthetic metabolons for metabolic engineering. Journal of Experimental Botany Abstract.  Full text.
Page M, Sultana N, Paszkiewicz K, Florance H, Smirnoff N (In Press). The influence of ascorbate on anthocyanin accumulation during high light acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana: further evidence for redox control of anthocyanin synthesis. Plant, Cell & Environment, 35, 388-404. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Exposito-Rodriguez M, Laissue PP, Yvon-Durocher G, Smirnoff N, Mullineaux PM (2017). Photosynthesis-dependent H2O2 transfer from chloroplasts to nuclei provides a high-light signalling mechanism. Nature Communications, 8(1). Full text. DOI.
Lim B, Smirnoff N, Cobbett CS, Goltz JF (2016). Ascorbate-Deficient vtc2 Mutants in Arabidopsis Do Not Exhibit Decreased Growth. Frontiers in Plant Science, 7, 1025-1025. Full text. DOI.
de Torres Zabala M, Zhai B, Jayaraman S, Eleftheriadou G, Winsbury R, Yang R, Truman W, Tang S, Smirnoff N, Grant M, et al (2016). Novel JAZ co-operativity and unexpected JA dynamics underpin Arabidopsis defence responses to Pseudomonas syringae infection. New Phytologist, 209(3), 1120-1134. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
de Torres Zabala M, Zhai B, Jayaraman S, Eleftheriadou G, Winsbury R, Yang R, Truman W, Tang S, Smirnoff N, Grant M, et al (2016). Novel JAZ co-operativity and unexpected JA dynamics underpin Arabidopsis defence responses to Pseudomonas syringae infection. New Phytol, 209(3), 1120-1134. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bechtold U, Penfold CA, Jenkins DJ, Legaie R, Moore JD, Lawson T, Matthews JSA, Vialet-Chabrand SRM, Baxter L, Subramaniam S, et al (2016). Time-Series Transcriptomics Reveals That AGAMOUS-LIKE22 Affects Primary Metabolism and Developmental Processes in Drought-Stressed Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 28(2), 345-366. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Goodey NA, Florance HV, Smirnoff N, Hodgson DJ (2015). Aphids Pick Their Poison: Selective Sequestration of Plant Chemicals Affects Host Plant Use in a Specialist Herbivore. J Chem Ecol, 41(10), 956-964. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Sultana N, Florance HV, Johns A, Smirnoff N (2015). Ascorbate deficiency influences the leaf cell wall glycoproteome in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant, Cell and Environment, 38(2), 375-384. Abstract. DOI.
Sultana N, Florance HV, Johns A, Smirnoff N (2015). Ascorbate deficiency influences the leaf cell wall glycoproteome in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Environ, 38(2), 375-384. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
de Torres M, Littlejohn G, Jayaraman S, Studholme D, Bailey TC, Lawson T, Delfino L, Licht D, Truman W, Bölter B, et al (2015). Chloroplasts play a central role in plant defence and are targeted by pathogen effectors. Nature Plants, 1 Full text. DOI.
Wheeler GL, Smirnoff N, Ishikawa T (2015). EVOLUTION OF ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS FOR VITAMIN C SYNTHESIS FOLLOWING PLASTID ACQUISITION. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY, 50, 52-52. Author URL.
Wheeler G, Ishikawa T, Pornsaksit V, Smirnoff N (2015). Evolution of alternative biosynthetic pathways for vitamin C following plastid acquisition in photosynthetic eukaryotes. Elife, 4 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Littlejohn GR, Mansfield JC, Parker D, Lind R, Perfect S, Seymour M, Smirnoff N, Love J, Moger J (2015). In vivo chemical and structural analysis of plant cuticular waxes using stimulated Raman scattering microscopy. Plant Physiol, 168(1), 18-28. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N (2015). Photoprotection in bryophytes: Rate and extent of dark relaxation of non-photochemical quenching of chlorophyll fluorescence. Journal of Bryology, 37(3), 171-177. Abstract. DOI.
MacGregor DR, Kendall SL, Florance H, Fedi F, Moore K, Paszkiewicz K, Smirnoff N, Penfield S (2015). Seed production temperature regulation of primary dormancy occurs through control of seed coat phenylpropanoid metabolism. New Phytol, 205(2), 642-652. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis LA, Polanski K, de Torres-Zabala M, Jayaraman S, Bowden L, Moore J, Penfold CA, Jenkins DJ, Hill C, Baxter L, et al (2015). Transcriptional Dynamics Driving MAMP-Triggered Immunity and Pathogen Effector-Mediated Immunosuppression in Arabidopsis Leaves Following Infection with Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato DC3000. Plant Cell, 27(11), 3038-3064. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Littlejohn GR, Mansfield JC, Christmas JT, Witterick E, Fricker MD, Grant MR, Smirnoff N, Everson RM, Moger J, Love J, et al (2014). An update: improvements in imaging perfluorocarbon-mounted plant leaves with implications for studies of plant pathology, physiology, development and cell biology. Front Plant Sci, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Cresswell JE, Robert FXL, Florance H, Smirnoff N (2014). Clearance of ingested neonicotinoid pesticide (imidacloprid) in honey bees (Apis mellifera) and bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Pest Management Science, 70(2), 332-337. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Cresswell JE, Robert F-XL, Florance H, Smirnoff N (2014). Clearance of ingested neonicotinoid pesticide (imidacloprid) in honey bees (Apis mellifera) and bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Pest Manag Sci, 70(2), 332-337. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Chen M, MacGregor DR, Dave A, Florance H, Moore K, Paszkiewicz K, Smirnoff N, Graham IA, Penfield S (2014). Maternal temperature history activates Flowering Locus T in fruits to control progeny dormancy according to time of year. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(52), 18787-18792. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Madadkar Haghjou M, Colville L, Smirnoff N (2014). The induction of menadione stress tolerance in the marine microalga, Dunaliella viridis, through cold pretreatment and modulation of the ascorbate and glutathione pools. Plant Physiol Biochem, 84, 96-104. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Leonelli S, Smirnoff, Nicholas, Moore, Jonathan, Cook, Charis, Bastow, Ruth (2013). Making Open Data Work for Plant Science. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64(14), 4109-4117.
Exposito-Rodriguez M, Laissue PP, Littlejohn GR, Smirnoff N, Mullineaux PM (2013). The use of HyPer to examine spatial and temporal changes in H2O2 in high light-exposed plants. Methods Enzymol, 527, 185-201. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Perera V, de Torres Zabala M, Florance H, Smirnoff N, Grant M, Yang ZR (2012). Aligning extracted LC-MS peak lists via density maximization. Metabolomics, 8, 175-185. Abstract. DOI.
Cresswell JE, Page CJ, Uygun MB, Holmbergh M, Li Y, Wheeler JG, Laycock I, Pook CJ, de Ibarra NH, Smirnoff N, et al (2012). Differential sensitivity of honey bees and bumble bees to a dietary insecticide (imidacloprid). Zoology, 115(6), 365-371. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2012). THE ROLE OF ASCORBATE IN THE ACCLIMATION OF LEAVES TO HIGH LIGHT. PHARMACEUTICAL BIOLOGY, 50(5), 634-634. Author URL.
Perera V, De Torres Zabala M, Florance H, Smirnoff N, Grant M, Yang ZR (2011). Aligning extracted LC-MS peak lists via density maximization. Metabolomics, 1-11.
Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N (2011). Ecophysiology of photosynthesis in bryophytes: major roles for oxygen photoreduction and non-photochemical quenching?. Physiol Plant, 141(2), 130-140. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Gao Y, Badejo AA, Shibata H, Sawa Y, Maruta T, Shigeoka S, Page M, Smirnoff N, Ishikawa T (2011). Expression analysis of the VTC2 and VTC5 genes encoding GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase, an enzyme involved in ascorbate biosynthesis, in Arabidopsis thaliana. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem, 75(9), 1783-1788. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Gao Y, Nishikawa H, Badejo AA, Shibata H, Sawa Y, Nakagawa T, Maruta T, Shigeoka S, Smirnoff N, Ishikawa T, et al (2011). Expression of aspartyl protease and C3HC4-type RING zinc finger genes are responsive to ascorbic acid in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Exp Bot, 62(10), 3647-3657. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Salmon D, Smirnoff N, Wheeler G, Brownlee C (2011). METABOLITE PROFILING INDICATES INTRASPECIFIC VARIABILITY IN THE ACCUMULATION OF COMPATIBLE SOLUTES IN THE HAPTOPHYTE ALGA EMILIANIA HUXLEYI. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY, 46, 154-155. Author URL.
Wilkins KA, Bancroft J, Bosch M, Ings J, Smirnoff N, Franklin-Tong VE (2011). Reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide mediate actin reorganization and programmed cell death in the self-incompatibility response of papaver. Plant Physiol, 156(1), 404-416. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2011). Vitamin C: the metabolism and functions of ascorbic acid in plants. Advances in Botanical Research, 59, 107-177. Abstract. DOI.
Littlejohn GR, Gouveia JD, Edner C, Smirnoff N, Love J (2010). Perfluorodecalin enhances in vivo confocal microscopy resolution of Arabidopsis thaliana mesophyll. New Phytol, 186(4), 1018-1025. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2010). Tocochromanols: rancid lipids, seed longevity, and beyond. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107(42), 17857-17858. Author URL. DOI.
Spelman K, Iiams-Hauser K, Cech NB, Taylor EW, Smirnoff N, Wenner CA (2009). Role for PPARgamma in IL-2 inhibition in T cells by Echinacea-derived undeca-2E-ene-8,10-diynoic acid isobutylamide. Int Immunopharmacol, 9(11), 1260-1264. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Haghjou MM, Shariati M, Smirnoff N (2009). The effect of acute high light and low temperature stresses on the ascorbate-glutathione cycle and superoxide dismutase activity in two Dunaliella salina strains. Physiol Plant, 135(3), 272-280. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Galvez-Valdivieso G, Fryer MJ, Lawson T, Slattery K, Truman W, Smirnoff N, Asami T, Davies WJ, Jones AM, Baker NR, et al (2009). The high light response in Arabidopsis involves ABA signaling between vascular and bundle sheath cells. Plant Cell, 21(7), 2143-2162. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Colville L, Smirnoff N (2008). Antioxidant status, peroxidase activity, and PR protein transcript levels in ascorbate-deficient Arabidopsis thaliana vtc mutants. J Exp Bot, 59(14), 3857-3868. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Grant M (2008). Plant biology: do DELLAs do defence?. Curr Biol, 18(14), R617-R619. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Macnair MR, Dowdle J, Filatov V, Ford-Lloyd B (2007). A quantitative trait loci analysis of zinc hyperaccumulation in Arabidopsis halleri. New Phytologist, 174(3), 580-590. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2007). Antioxidants and Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants. Antioxidants and Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants, 1-302. Abstract. DOI.
vanderHoning, H. Nishioka, M. Uehara, Y. (2007). Armadillo repeat-containing kinesins and a NIMA-related kinase are required for epidermal-cell morphogenesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal, 10.1111/j.1365-313X.
Smirnoff N (2007). Ascorbate, Tocopherol and Carotenoids: Metabolism, Pathway Engineering and Functions. , 53-86. DOI.
Talbot NJ, Egan MJ, Jones MA, Smirnoff N (2007). Generation of reactive oxygen species by fungal NADPH oxidases is required for rice blast disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(28), 11772-11777. DOI.
Raymond, M.J. Yang, Z. Smirnoff, N. (2007). NADPH oxidase-dependent reactive oxygen species formation required for root-hair growth depends on ROP GTPase. Journal of Experimental Botany, 58, 1261-1270.
Smirnoff N (2007). Preface. Antioxidants and Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants DOI.
Ishikawa T, Dowdle J, Smirnoff N (2007). Progress in manipulating ascorbic acid biosynthesis and accumulation in plants (vol 126, pg 343, 2006). PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 129(4), 831-831. Author URL.
Jones MA, Smirnoff N (2007). Reactive Oxygen Species in Plant Development and Pathogen Defence. , 197-214. DOI.
Jones, M.A. Bezvoda, R. Smirnoff, N. (2007). Reactive oxygen species produced by NADPH oxidase are involved in pollen tube growth. New Phytologist, 174, 742-751.
Potocky M, Zarsky V, Jones M, Smirnoff N, Bezvoda R (2007). Reactive oxygen species produced by NADPH oxidase are involved in pollen tube growth. COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 146(4), S269-S270. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Dowdle J, Ishikawa T (2007). The role of VTC2 in vitamin C biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 146(4), S250-S250. Author URL. DOI.
Ishikawa, T. Gatzek, S. Rolinski, S. (2007). Two genes in Arabidopsis thaliana encoding GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase are required for ascorbate biosynthesis and seedling viability. Plant Journal, 52, 673-689.
Smirnoff N, Jones MA, Raymond MJ (2006). Analysis of the root-hair morphogenesis transcriptome reveals the molecular identity of six genes with roles in root hair development in Arabidopsis . The Plant Journal, 45(1), 83-100. DOI.
Macnair MR, Dowdle J, Ford-Lloyd B, Smirnoff N (2006). Comparison of gene expression in segregating families identifies genes and genomic regions involved in a novel adaptation, zinc hyperaccumulation. Molecular Ecology, 15(10), 3045-3059. DOI.
Hancock JT, Smirnoff N, Foyer CH (2006). Journal of Experimental Botany: Preface. Journal of Experimental Botany, 57(8). DOI.
Smirnoff, N. (2006). Nuclear dynamics during the simultaneous and sustained tip growth of multiple root hairs arising from a single root epidermal cell. Journal of Experimental Botany, 57, 4269-4275.
Hancock JT, Smirnoff N, Foyer CH (2006). Oxygen metabolism coming up ROSes: a holistic view of the redox metabolism of plant cells - Preface. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 57(8), IV-V. Author URL. DOI.
Dowdle, J. Smirnoff, N. (2006). Progress in manipulating ascorbic acid biosynthesis and accumulation in plants. Physiologia Plantarum, 125, 343-355.
Smirnoff N, Conklin PL, Gatzek S, Ishikawa T (2006). The Arabidopsis thaliana VTC4 gene encodes L-galactose-1-P  phosphatase, a plant ascorbic acid biosynthetic enzyme. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 281(23), 15662-15670. DOI.
Baroja-Mazo A, Del Valle P, Rúa J, De Cima S, Busto F, De Arriaga D, Smirnoff N (2005). Characterisation and biosynthesis of D-erythroascorbic acid in Phycomyces blakesleeanus. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 42(5), 390-402. Abstract. DOI.
Burrell M, Smirnoff N (2005). Making sense of the metabolome special issue - Preface. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 56(410), IV-IV. Author URL. DOI.
Burrell M, Smirnoff N (2005). Making sense of the metabolome: Preface. Journal of Experimental Botany, 56(410). DOI.
Smirnoff N (2003). Vitamin C booster. Nat Biotechnol, 21(2), 134-136. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Gatzek S, Wheeler GL (2002). Antisense suppression of L-galactose dehydrogenase in Arabidopsis thaliana provides evidence for its role in ascorbate synthesis and reveals light modulated L-galactose synthesis. The Plant Journal, 30(5), 541-553. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2002). Journal of Experimental Botany: Preface. Journal of Experimental Botany, 53(372).
Smirnoff N (2002). Plants in cold climates and waterlogged soils. Annals of Botany, 90(4).
Raymond MJ, Smirnoff N (2002). Proline metabolism and transport in maize seedlings at low water potential. Ann Bot, 89 Spec No, 813-823. Abstract.  Author URL.
Murakeözy EP, Smirnoff N, Nagy Z, Tuba Z (2002). Seasonal accumulation pattern of pinitol and other carbohydrates in Limonium gmelini subsp. hungarica. Journal of Plant Physiology, 159(5), 485-490. Abstract.
Smirnoff N (2002). Untitled - Preface. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 53(372). Author URL.
Smirnoff N, Conklin PL, Loewus FA (2001). Biosynthesis of ascorbic acid in plants: a renaissance. ANNUAL REVIEW OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 52, 437-+. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2001). L-ascorbic acid biosynthesis. Vitam Horm, 61, 241-266. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bachmann, K. Smirnoff, N. Macnair, M.R. (2001). The role of drought tolerance in serpentine tolerance in the Mimulus guttatus Fischer ex DC. complex. South African Journal of Science, 97, 581-586.
Smirnoff N, Wheeler GL (2000). Ascorbic acid in plants: Biosynthesis and function. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 19(4), 267-290. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Wheeler GL (2000). Ascorbic acid in plants: biosynthesis and function. Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol, 35(4), 291-314. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2000). Ascorbic acid: metabolism and functions of a multi-facetted molecule. Curr Opin Plant Biol, 3(3), 229-235. Abstract.  Author URL.
Davey MW, Van Montagu M, Inzé D, Sanmartin M, Kanellis A, Smirnoff N, Benzie IFF, Strain JJ, Favell D, Fletcher J, et al (2000). Plant L-ascorbic acid: Chemistry, function, metabolism, bioavailability and effects of processing. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 80(7), 825-860. Abstract.
Proctor MC, Smirnoff N (2000). Rapid recovery of photosystems on rewetting desiccation-tolerant mosses: chlorophyll fluorescence and inhibitor experiments. J Exp Bot, 51(351), 1695-1704. Abstract.  Author URL.
Spickett CM, Smirnoff N, Pitt AR (2000). The biosynthesis of erythroascorbate in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and its role as an antioxidant. Free Radic Biol Med, 28(2), 183-192. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pallanca JE, Smirnoff N (2000). The control of ascorbic acid synthesis and turnover in pea seedlings. J Exp Bot, 51(345), 669-674. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pallanca JE, Smirnoff N (1999). Ascorbic acid metabolism in pea seedlings. A comparison of D-glucosone, L-sorbosone, and L-galactono-1,4-lactone as ascorbate precursors. Plant Physiology, 120(2), 453-461. Abstract.
Pallanca JE, Smirnoff N (1999). Ascorbic acid metabolism in pea seedlings. A comparison of D-glucosone, L-sorbosone, and L-galactono-1,4-lactone as ascorbate precursors. Plant Physiol, 120(2), 453-462. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Smirnoff N, Bryant JA (1999). DREB takes the stress out of growing up. Nat Biotechnol, 17(3), 229-230. Author URL. DOI.
Dixon KP, Xu JR, Smirnoff N, Talbot NJ (1999). Independent signaling pathways regulate cellular turgor during hyperosmotic stress and appressorium-mediated plant infection by Magnaporthe grisea. Plant Cell, 11(10), 2045-2058. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Macnair MR, Smirnoff N (1999). Use of zincon to study uptake and accumulation of zinc by zinc tolerant and hyperaccumulating plants. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 30(7-8), 1127-1136. Abstract.
Marschall M, Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N (1998). Carbohydrate composition and invertase activity of the leafy liverwort Porella platyphylla. New Phytologist, 138(2), 343-353. Abstract. DOI.
Barnwell P, Blanchard AN, Bryant JA, Smirnoff N, Weir AF (1998). Isolation of DNA from the Highly Mucilagenous Succulent Plant Sedum telephium. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 16(2), 133-138. Abstract.
Smirnoff N (1998). Plant resistance to environmental stress. Curr Opin Biotechnol, 9(2), 214-219. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wheeler GL, Jones MA, Smirnoff N (1998). The biosynthetic pathway of vitamin C in higher plants. Nature, 393(6683), 365-369. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Csintalan Z, Takacs Z, Tuba Z, Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N, Grace J (1997). Desiccation tolerant grassland cryptogams under elevated CO<inf>2</inf>: Preliminary findings. Abstracta Botanica, 21(2), 309-315. Abstract.
De Jong JC, McCormack BJ, Smirnoff N, Talbot NJ (1997). Glycerol generates turgor in rice blast [5]. Nature, 389(6648), 244-245. DOI.
Conklin PL, Pallanca JE, Last RL, Smirnoff N (1997). L-ascorbic acid metabolism in the ascorbate-deficient arabidopsis mutant vtc1. Plant Physiol, 115(3), 1277-1285. Abstract.  Author URL.
Tuba Z, Smirnoff N, Csintalan Z, Szente K, Nagy Z (1997). Respiration during slow desiccation of the poikilochlorophyllous desiccation tolerant plant Xerophyta scabrida at present-day CO<inf>2</inf> concentration. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 35(5), 381-386. Abstract.
Smirnoff N (1996). The function and metabolism of ascorbic acid in plants. Annals of Botany, 78(6), 661-669. Abstract. DOI.
Webster J, Davey RA, Smirnoff N, Fricke W, Hinde P, Tomos D, Turner JCR (1995). Mannitol and hexoses are components of Buller's drop. Mycological Research, 99(7), 833-838. Abstract. DOI.
OVERY S, SMIRNOFF N (1995). PROLINE DEHYDROGENASE AND PROLINE ACCUMULATION IN PISUM-SATIVUM AT LOW WATER POTENTIAL. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 108(2), 66-66. Author URL.
CONTI S, SMIRNOFF N (1994). RAPID TRIGGERING OF MALATE ACCUMULATION IN THE C-3/CAM INTERMEDIATE PLANT SEDUM-TELEPHIUM - RELATIONSHIP WITH WATER STATUS AND PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 45(280), 1613-1621. Author URL. DOI.
Conti S, Smirnoff N (1994). Rapid triggering of malate accumulation in the C3/CAM intermediate plant Sedum telephium: Relationship with water status and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase. Journal of Experimental Botany, 45(11), 1613-1621. Abstract. DOI.
Spickett CM, Smirnoff N, Ratcliffe RG (1993). An in Vivo Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Ion Transport in Maize (Zea mays) and Spartina anglica Roots during Exposure to High Salt Concentrations. Plant Physiol, 102(2), 629-638. Abstract.  Author URL.
Conti S, Smirnoff N (1993). Perception of soil water deficit and cam induction in sedu telephium:The role of roots and growth regulators. Giornale Botanico Italiano, 127(5), 943-944. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N (1993). TANSLEY REVIEW. 52. THE ROLE OF ACTIVE OXYGEN IN THE RESPONSE OF PLANTS TO WATER-DEFICIT AND DESICCATION. NEW PHYTOLOGIST, 125(1), 27-58. Author URL. DOI.
Spickett CM, Smirnoff N, Ratcliffe RG (1992). Metabolic Response of Maize Roots to Hyperosmotic Shock : an in VivoP Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study. Plant Physiol, 99(3), 856-863. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Stewart GR, Joly CA, Smirnoff N (1992). Partitioning of inorganic nitrogen assimilation between the roots and shoots of cerrado and forest trees of contrasting plant communities of South East Brasil. Oecologia, 91(4), 511-517. Abstract. DOI.
GROENHOF AC, SMIRNOFF N, BRYANT JA (1990). THE APPEARANCE OF a NEW MOLECULAR-SPECIES OF PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE (PEPC) AND THE RAPID INDUCTION OF CAM IN SEDUM-TELEPHIUM L. PLANT CELL AND ENVIRONMENT, 13(5), 437-445. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Cumbes QJ (1989). Hydroxyl radical scavenging activity of compatible solutes. Phytochemistry, 28(4), 1057-1060. Abstract. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, COLOMBE SV (1988). DROUGHT INFLUENCES THE ACTIVITY OF ENZYMES OF THE CHLOROPLAST HYDROGEN-PEROXIDE SCAVENGING SYSTEM. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 39(205), 1097-1108. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Colombé SV (1988). Drought influences the activity of enzymes of the chloroplast hydrogen peroxide scavenging system. Journal of Experimental Botany, 39(8), 1097-1108. Abstract. DOI.
GROENHOF AC, SMIRNOFF N, BRYANT JA (1988). ENZYMIC ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE ABILITY OF AERIAL AND SUBMERGED FORMS OF LITTORELLA-UNIFLORA (L) ASCHERS TO PERFORM CAM. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 39(200), 353-361. Author URL. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1987). GLUTAMINE SYNTHETASE AND AMMONIUM ASSIMILATION IN ROOTS OF ZINC‐TOLERANT AND NON‐TOLERANT CLONES OF DESCHAMPSIA CESPITOSA (L.) BEAUV. AND ANTHOXANTHUM ODORATUM L. New Phytologist, 107(4), 659-670. Abstract. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1987). NITROGEN ASSIMILATION AND ZINC TOXICITY TO ZINC‐TOLERANT AND NON‐TOLERANT CLONES OF DESCHAMPSIA CESPITOSA (L.) BEAUV. New Phytologist, 107(4), 671-680. Abstract. DOI.
SHAH N, SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1987). PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND STOMATAL CHARACTERISTICS OF STRIGA-HERMONTHICA IN RELATION TO ITS PARASITIC HABIT. PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 69(4), 699-703. Author URL. DOI.
INGROUILLE MJ, SMIRNOFF N (1986). THLASPI CAERULESCENS J. &amp; C. PRESL. (T. ALPESTRE L.) IN BRITAIN. New Phytologist, 102(1), 219-233. Abstract. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1985). NITRATE ASSIMILATION AND TRANSLOCATION BY HIGHER-PLANTS - COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES. PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 64(2), 133-140. Author URL. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, WINSLOW MD, STEWART GR (1985). NITRATE REDUCTASE-ACTIVITY IN LEAVES OF BARLEY (HORDEUM-VULGARE) AND DURUM-WHEAT (TRITICUM-DURUM) DURING FIELD AND RAPIDLY APPLIED WATER DEFICITS. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 36(169), 1200-1208. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Winslow MD, Stewart GR (1985). Nitrate reductase acivity in leaves of barley (Hordeum vulgare) and durum wheat (Triticum durum) during field and rapidly applied water deficits. Journal of Experimental Botany, 36(8), 1200-1208. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Stewart GR (1985). Stress metabolites and their role in coastal plants. Vegetatio, 62(1-3), 273-278. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Todd P, Stewart GR (1984). The occurrence of nitrate reduction in the leaves of woody plants. Annals of Botany, 54(3), 363-374. Abstract.
Smirnoff N, Crawford RMM (1983). Variation in the structure and response to flooding of root aerenchyma in some wetland plants. Annals of Botany, 51(2), 237-249. Abstract.
BROWN DH, SMIRNOFF N (1978). OBSERVATIONS ON EFFECT OF OZONE ON CLADONIA-RANGIFORMIS. LICHENOLOGIST, 10, 91-94. Author URL. DOI.

Conferences

Wang C-C, Chandrappa D, Smirnoff N, Moger J (2015). Monitoring Lipid Accumulation in the Green Microalga Botryococcus braunii with Frequency-Modulated Stimulated Raman Scattering.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2015). The evolution of vitamin C biosynthetic pathways in plants and algae.  Author URL. DOI.
Ishikawa T, Tanimoto M, Dowdle J, Smirnoff N (2007). VTC2 encodes GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase, an enzyme involved in plant ascorbate biosynthesis.  Author URL.
Takács Z, Tuba Z, Smirnoff N (2001). Exaggeration of desiccation stress by heavy metal pollution in Tortula ruralis: a pilot study.  Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2000). Ascorbate biosynthesis and function in photoprotection. England.  Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Conklin PL, Norris SR, Wheeler GL, Williams EH, Smirnoff N, Last RL (1999). Genetic evidence for the role of GDP-mannose in plant ascorbic acid (vitamin C) biosynthesis. United States.  Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Smirnoff N, Pallanca JE (1996). Ascorbate metabolism in relation to oxidative stress. England.  Author URL.
Smirnoff N (1996). Regulation of crassulacean acid metabolism by water status in the C-3/CAM intermediate Sedum telephium.  Author URL.
SMIRNOFF N (1995). ANTIOXIDANT SYSTEMS AND PLANT RESPONSE TO THE ENVIRONMENT.  Author URL.
SMIRNOFF N (1995). METABOLIC FLEXIBILITY IN RELATION TO THE ENVIRONMENT.  Author URL.
POPP M, SMIRNOFF N (1995). POLYOL ACCUMULATION AND METABOLISM DURING WATER DEFICIT.  Author URL.
SAMARAS Y, BRESSAN RA, CSONKA LN, GARCIARIOS MG, DURZO MP, RHODES D (1995). PROLINE ACCUMULATION DURING DROUGHT AND SALINITY.  Author URL.
NIMMO HG, CARTER PJ, FEWSON CA, NELSON JPS, NIMMO GA, WILKINS MB (1995). REGULATION OF MALATE SYNTHESIS IN CAM PLANTS AND GUARD CELLS - EFFECTS OF LIGHT AND TEMPERATURE ON THE PHOSPHORYLATION OF PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE.  Author URL.
ORTHEN B, POPP M, SMIRNOFF N (1994). HYDROXYL RADICAL SCAVENGING PROPERTIES OF CYCLITOLS.  Author URL.
Smirnoff N (1992). The carbohydrates of bryophytes in relation to desiccation tolerance.  Abstract. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, RATCLIFFE RG (1990). EARLY RESPONSES OF PEA ROOTS TO WATER DEFICIT STUDIED WITH P-31-NMR.  Author URL.
GROENHOF AC, SMIRNOFF N, BRYANT JA (1990). REGULATION OF THE C3 TO CAM SWITCH IN SEDUM-TELEPHIUM BY WATER-STRESS.  Author URL.
SLEE NJD, BRYANT JA, SMIRNOFF N, SMITH BG (1990). THE EFFECT OF WATER DEFICIT AND ABA ON PROTEIN-SYNTHESIS IN SUNFLOWERS (HELIANTHUS-ANNUUS).  Author URL.
HUGHES SG, BRYANT JA, SMIRNOFF N (1989). MOLECULAR-BIOLOGY - APPLICATION TO STUDIES OF STRESS TOLERANCE.  Author URL. DOI.

Publications by year



In Press

Yvon-Durocher G, Buckling A, Smirnoff N (In Press). Adaptation of phytoplankton to a decade of experimental warming linked to increased photosynthesis. Nature Ecology and Evolution Full text.
Howard TP, Middelhaufe S, Moore K, Edner C, Kolak DM, Taylor GN, Parker DA, Lee R, Smirnoff N, Aves SJ, et al (In Press). Synthesis of customized petroleum-replica fuel molecules by targeted modification of free fatty acid pools in Escherichia coli. PNAS Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Singleton C, Howard TP, Smirnoff N (In Press). Synthetic metabolons for metabolic engineering. Journal of Experimental Botany Abstract.  Full text.
Page M, Sultana N, Paszkiewicz K, Florance H, Smirnoff N (In Press). The influence of ascorbate on anthocyanin accumulation during high light acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana: further evidence for redox control of anthocyanin synthesis. Plant, Cell & Environment, 35, 388-404. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2017

Exposito-Rodriguez M, Laissue PP, Yvon-Durocher G, Smirnoff N, Mullineaux PM (2017). Photosynthesis-dependent H2O2 transfer from chloroplasts to nuclei provides a high-light signalling mechanism. Nature Communications, 8(1). Full text. DOI.

2016

Lim B, Smirnoff N, Cobbett CS, Goltz JF (2016). Ascorbate-Deficient vtc2 Mutants in Arabidopsis Do Not Exhibit Decreased Growth. Frontiers in Plant Science, 7, 1025-1025. Full text. DOI.
de Torres Zabala M, Zhai B, Jayaraman S, Eleftheriadou G, Winsbury R, Yang R, Truman W, Tang S, Smirnoff N, Grant M, et al (2016). Novel JAZ co-operativity and unexpected JA dynamics underpin Arabidopsis defence responses to Pseudomonas syringae infection. New Phytologist, 209(3), 1120-1134. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
de Torres Zabala M, Zhai B, Jayaraman S, Eleftheriadou G, Winsbury R, Yang R, Truman W, Tang S, Smirnoff N, Grant M, et al (2016). Novel JAZ co-operativity and unexpected JA dynamics underpin Arabidopsis defence responses to Pseudomonas syringae infection. New Phytol, 209(3), 1120-1134. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bechtold U, Penfold CA, Jenkins DJ, Legaie R, Moore JD, Lawson T, Matthews JSA, Vialet-Chabrand SRM, Baxter L, Subramaniam S, et al (2016). Time-Series Transcriptomics Reveals That AGAMOUS-LIKE22 Affects Primary Metabolism and Developmental Processes in Drought-Stressed Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 28(2), 345-366. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Goodey NA, Florance HV, Smirnoff N, Hodgson DJ (2015). Aphids Pick Their Poison: Selective Sequestration of Plant Chemicals Affects Host Plant Use in a Specialist Herbivore. J Chem Ecol, 41(10), 956-964. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Sultana N, Florance HV, Johns A, Smirnoff N (2015). Ascorbate deficiency influences the leaf cell wall glycoproteome in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant, Cell and Environment, 38(2), 375-384. Abstract. DOI.
Sultana N, Florance HV, Johns A, Smirnoff N (2015). Ascorbate deficiency influences the leaf cell wall glycoproteome in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Environ, 38(2), 375-384. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
de Torres M, Littlejohn G, Jayaraman S, Studholme D, Bailey TC, Lawson T, Delfino L, Licht D, Truman W, Bölter B, et al (2015). Chloroplasts play a central role in plant defence and are targeted by pathogen effectors. Nature Plants, 1 Full text. DOI.
Wheeler GL, Smirnoff N, Ishikawa T (2015). EVOLUTION OF ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS FOR VITAMIN C SYNTHESIS FOLLOWING PLASTID ACQUISITION. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY, 50, 52-52. Author URL.
Wheeler G, Ishikawa T, Pornsaksit V, Smirnoff N (2015). Evolution of alternative biosynthetic pathways for vitamin C following plastid acquisition in photosynthetic eukaryotes. Elife, 4 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Littlejohn GR, Mansfield JC, Parker D, Lind R, Perfect S, Seymour M, Smirnoff N, Love J, Moger J (2015). In vivo chemical and structural analysis of plant cuticular waxes using stimulated Raman scattering microscopy. Plant Physiol, 168(1), 18-28. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wang C-C, Chandrappa D, Smirnoff N, Moger J (2015). Monitoring Lipid Accumulation in the Green Microalga Botryococcus braunii with Frequency-Modulated Stimulated Raman Scattering.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N (2015). Photoprotection in bryophytes: Rate and extent of dark relaxation of non-photochemical quenching of chlorophyll fluorescence. Journal of Bryology, 37(3), 171-177. Abstract. DOI.
MacGregor DR, Kendall SL, Florance H, Fedi F, Moore K, Paszkiewicz K, Smirnoff N, Penfield S (2015). Seed production temperature regulation of primary dormancy occurs through control of seed coat phenylpropanoid metabolism. New Phytol, 205(2), 642-652. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2015). The evolution of vitamin C biosynthetic pathways in plants and algae.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis LA, Polanski K, de Torres-Zabala M, Jayaraman S, Bowden L, Moore J, Penfold CA, Jenkins DJ, Hill C, Baxter L, et al (2015). Transcriptional Dynamics Driving MAMP-Triggered Immunity and Pathogen Effector-Mediated Immunosuppression in Arabidopsis Leaves Following Infection with Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato DC3000. Plant Cell, 27(11), 3038-3064. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2014

Littlejohn GR, Mansfield JC, Christmas JT, Witterick E, Fricker MD, Grant MR, Smirnoff N, Everson RM, Moger J, Love J, et al (2014). An update: improvements in imaging perfluorocarbon-mounted plant leaves with implications for studies of plant pathology, physiology, development and cell biology. Front Plant Sci, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Cresswell JE, Robert FXL, Florance H, Smirnoff N (2014). Clearance of ingested neonicotinoid pesticide (imidacloprid) in honey bees (Apis mellifera) and bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Pest Management Science, 70(2), 332-337. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Cresswell JE, Robert F-XL, Florance H, Smirnoff N (2014). Clearance of ingested neonicotinoid pesticide (imidacloprid) in honey bees (Apis mellifera) and bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Pest Manag Sci, 70(2), 332-337. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Chen M, MacGregor DR, Dave A, Florance H, Moore K, Paszkiewicz K, Smirnoff N, Graham IA, Penfield S (2014). Maternal temperature history activates Flowering Locus T in fruits to control progeny dormancy according to time of year. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(52), 18787-18792. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Madadkar Haghjou M, Colville L, Smirnoff N (2014). The induction of menadione stress tolerance in the marine microalga, Dunaliella viridis, through cold pretreatment and modulation of the ascorbate and glutathione pools. Plant Physiol Biochem, 84, 96-104. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2013

Leonelli S, Smirnoff, Nicholas, Moore, Jonathan, Cook, Charis, Bastow, Ruth (2013). Making Open Data Work for Plant Science. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64(14), 4109-4117.
Exposito-Rodriguez M, Laissue PP, Littlejohn GR, Smirnoff N, Mullineaux PM (2013). The use of HyPer to examine spatial and temporal changes in H2O2 in high light-exposed plants. Methods Enzymol, 527, 185-201. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2012

Perera V, de Torres Zabala M, Florance H, Smirnoff N, Grant M, Yang ZR (2012). Aligning extracted LC-MS peak lists via density maximization. Metabolomics, 8, 175-185. Abstract. DOI.
Cresswell JE, Page CJ, Uygun MB, Holmbergh M, Li Y, Wheeler JG, Laycock I, Pook CJ, de Ibarra NH, Smirnoff N, et al (2012). Differential sensitivity of honey bees and bumble bees to a dietary insecticide (imidacloprid). Zoology, 115(6), 365-371. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2012). THE ROLE OF ASCORBATE IN THE ACCLIMATION OF LEAVES TO HIGH LIGHT. PHARMACEUTICAL BIOLOGY, 50(5), 634-634. Author URL.

2011

Perera V, De Torres Zabala M, Florance H, Smirnoff N, Grant M, Yang ZR (2011). Aligning extracted LC-MS peak lists via density maximization. Metabolomics, 1-11.
Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N (2011). Ecophysiology of photosynthesis in bryophytes: major roles for oxygen photoreduction and non-photochemical quenching?. Physiol Plant, 141(2), 130-140. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Gao Y, Badejo AA, Shibata H, Sawa Y, Maruta T, Shigeoka S, Page M, Smirnoff N, Ishikawa T (2011). Expression analysis of the VTC2 and VTC5 genes encoding GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase, an enzyme involved in ascorbate biosynthesis, in Arabidopsis thaliana. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem, 75(9), 1783-1788. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Gao Y, Nishikawa H, Badejo AA, Shibata H, Sawa Y, Nakagawa T, Maruta T, Shigeoka S, Smirnoff N, Ishikawa T, et al (2011). Expression of aspartyl protease and C3HC4-type RING zinc finger genes are responsive to ascorbic acid in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Exp Bot, 62(10), 3647-3657. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Salmon D, Smirnoff N, Wheeler G, Brownlee C (2011). METABOLITE PROFILING INDICATES INTRASPECIFIC VARIABILITY IN THE ACCUMULATION OF COMPATIBLE SOLUTES IN THE HAPTOPHYTE ALGA EMILIANIA HUXLEYI. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY, 46, 154-155. Author URL.
Wilkins KA, Bancroft J, Bosch M, Ings J, Smirnoff N, Franklin-Tong VE (2011). Reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide mediate actin reorganization and programmed cell death in the self-incompatibility response of papaver. Plant Physiol, 156(1), 404-416. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2011). Vitamin C: the metabolism and functions of ascorbic acid in plants. Advances in Botanical Research, 59, 107-177. Abstract. DOI.

2010

Littlejohn GR, Gouveia JD, Edner C, Smirnoff N, Love J (2010). Perfluorodecalin enhances in vivo confocal microscopy resolution of Arabidopsis thaliana mesophyll. New Phytol, 186(4), 1018-1025. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2010). Tocochromanols: rancid lipids, seed longevity, and beyond. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107(42), 17857-17858. Author URL. DOI.

2009

Spelman K, Iiams-Hauser K, Cech NB, Taylor EW, Smirnoff N, Wenner CA (2009). Role for PPARgamma in IL-2 inhibition in T cells by Echinacea-derived undeca-2E-ene-8,10-diynoic acid isobutylamide. Int Immunopharmacol, 9(11), 1260-1264. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Haghjou MM, Shariati M, Smirnoff N (2009). The effect of acute high light and low temperature stresses on the ascorbate-glutathione cycle and superoxide dismutase activity in two Dunaliella salina strains. Physiol Plant, 135(3), 272-280. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Galvez-Valdivieso G, Fryer MJ, Lawson T, Slattery K, Truman W, Smirnoff N, Asami T, Davies WJ, Jones AM, Baker NR, et al (2009). The high light response in Arabidopsis involves ABA signaling between vascular and bundle sheath cells. Plant Cell, 21(7), 2143-2162. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2008

Colville L, Smirnoff N (2008). Antioxidant status, peroxidase activity, and PR protein transcript levels in ascorbate-deficient Arabidopsis thaliana vtc mutants. J Exp Bot, 59(14), 3857-3868. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Grant M (2008). Plant biology: do DELLAs do defence?. Curr Biol, 18(14), R617-R619. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2007

Macnair MR, Dowdle J, Filatov V, Ford-Lloyd B (2007). A quantitative trait loci analysis of zinc hyperaccumulation in Arabidopsis halleri. New Phytologist, 174(3), 580-590. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2007). Antioxidants and Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants. Antioxidants and Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants, 1-302. Abstract. DOI.
vanderHoning, H. Nishioka, M. Uehara, Y. (2007). Armadillo repeat-containing kinesins and a NIMA-related kinase are required for epidermal-cell morphogenesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal, 10.1111/j.1365-313X.
Smirnoff N (2007). Ascorbate, Tocopherol and Carotenoids: Metabolism, Pathway Engineering and Functions. , 53-86. DOI.
Talbot NJ, Egan MJ, Jones MA, Smirnoff N (2007). Generation of reactive oxygen species by fungal NADPH oxidases is required for rice blast disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(28), 11772-11777. DOI.
Raymond, M.J. Yang, Z. Smirnoff, N. (2007). NADPH oxidase-dependent reactive oxygen species formation required for root-hair growth depends on ROP GTPase. Journal of Experimental Botany, 58, 1261-1270.
Smirnoff N (2007). Preface. Antioxidants and Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants DOI.
Ishikawa T, Dowdle J, Smirnoff N (2007). Progress in manipulating ascorbic acid biosynthesis and accumulation in plants (vol 126, pg 343, 2006). PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 129(4), 831-831. Author URL.
Jones MA, Smirnoff N (2007). Reactive Oxygen Species in Plant Development and Pathogen Defence. , 197-214. DOI.
Jones, M.A. Bezvoda, R. Smirnoff, N. (2007). Reactive oxygen species produced by NADPH oxidase are involved in pollen tube growth. New Phytologist, 174, 742-751.
Potocky M, Zarsky V, Jones M, Smirnoff N, Bezvoda R (2007). Reactive oxygen species produced by NADPH oxidase are involved in pollen tube growth. COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 146(4), S269-S270. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Dowdle J, Ishikawa T (2007). The role of VTC2 in vitamin C biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 146(4), S250-S250. Author URL. DOI.
Ishikawa, T. Gatzek, S. Rolinski, S. (2007). Two genes in Arabidopsis thaliana encoding GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase are required for ascorbate biosynthesis and seedling viability. Plant Journal, 52, 673-689.
Ishikawa T, Tanimoto M, Dowdle J, Smirnoff N (2007). VTC2 encodes GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase, an enzyme involved in plant ascorbate biosynthesis.  Author URL.

2006

Smirnoff N, Jones MA, Raymond MJ (2006). Analysis of the root-hair morphogenesis transcriptome reveals the molecular identity of six genes with roles in root hair development in Arabidopsis . The Plant Journal, 45(1), 83-100. DOI.
Macnair MR, Dowdle J, Ford-Lloyd B, Smirnoff N (2006). Comparison of gene expression in segregating families identifies genes and genomic regions involved in a novel adaptation, zinc hyperaccumulation. Molecular Ecology, 15(10), 3045-3059. DOI.
Hancock JT, Smirnoff N, Foyer CH (2006). Journal of Experimental Botany: Preface. Journal of Experimental Botany, 57(8). DOI.
Smirnoff, N. (2006). Nuclear dynamics during the simultaneous and sustained tip growth of multiple root hairs arising from a single root epidermal cell. Journal of Experimental Botany, 57, 4269-4275.
Hancock JT, Smirnoff N, Foyer CH (2006). Oxygen metabolism coming up ROSes: a holistic view of the redox metabolism of plant cells - Preface. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 57(8), IV-V. Author URL. DOI.
Dowdle, J. Smirnoff, N. (2006). Progress in manipulating ascorbic acid biosynthesis and accumulation in plants. Physiologia Plantarum, 125, 343-355.
Smirnoff N, Conklin PL, Gatzek S, Ishikawa T (2006). The Arabidopsis thaliana VTC4 gene encodes L-galactose-1-P  phosphatase, a plant ascorbic acid biosynthetic enzyme. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 281(23), 15662-15670. DOI.

2005

Baroja-Mazo A, Del Valle P, Rúa J, De Cima S, Busto F, De Arriaga D, Smirnoff N (2005). Characterisation and biosynthesis of D-erythroascorbic acid in Phycomyces blakesleeanus. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 42(5), 390-402. Abstract. DOI.
Burrell M, Smirnoff N (2005). Making sense of the metabolome special issue - Preface. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 56(410), IV-IV. Author URL. DOI.
Burrell M, Smirnoff N (2005). Making sense of the metabolome: Preface. Journal of Experimental Botany, 56(410). DOI.

2003

Smirnoff N (2003). Vitamin C booster. Nat Biotechnol, 21(2), 134-136. Author URL. DOI.

2002

Smirnoff N, Gatzek S, Wheeler GL (2002). Antisense suppression of L-galactose dehydrogenase in Arabidopsis thaliana provides evidence for its role in ascorbate synthesis and reveals light modulated L-galactose synthesis. The Plant Journal, 30(5), 541-553. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2002). Journal of Experimental Botany: Preface. Journal of Experimental Botany, 53(372).
Smirnoff N (2002). Plants in cold climates and waterlogged soils. Annals of Botany, 90(4).
Raymond MJ, Smirnoff N (2002). Proline metabolism and transport in maize seedlings at low water potential. Ann Bot, 89 Spec No, 813-823. Abstract.  Author URL.
Murakeözy EP, Smirnoff N, Nagy Z, Tuba Z (2002). Seasonal accumulation pattern of pinitol and other carbohydrates in Limonium gmelini subsp. hungarica. Journal of Plant Physiology, 159(5), 485-490. Abstract.
Smirnoff N (2002). Untitled - Preface. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 53(372). Author URL.

2001

Smirnoff N, Conklin PL, Loewus FA (2001). Biosynthesis of ascorbic acid in plants: a renaissance. ANNUAL REVIEW OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 52, 437-+. Author URL. DOI.
Takács Z, Tuba Z, Smirnoff N (2001). Exaggeration of desiccation stress by heavy metal pollution in Tortula ruralis: a pilot study.  Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2001). L-ascorbic acid biosynthesis. Vitam Horm, 61, 241-266. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bachmann, K. Smirnoff, N. Macnair, M.R. (2001). The role of drought tolerance in serpentine tolerance in the Mimulus guttatus Fischer ex DC. complex. South African Journal of Science, 97, 581-586.

2000

Smirnoff N (2000). Ascorbate biosynthesis and function in photoprotection. England.  Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Wheeler GL (2000). Ascorbic acid in plants: Biosynthesis and function. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 19(4), 267-290. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Wheeler GL (2000). Ascorbic acid in plants: biosynthesis and function. Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol, 35(4), 291-314. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N (2000). Ascorbic acid: metabolism and functions of a multi-facetted molecule. Curr Opin Plant Biol, 3(3), 229-235. Abstract.  Author URL.
Davey MW, Van Montagu M, Inzé D, Sanmartin M, Kanellis A, Smirnoff N, Benzie IFF, Strain JJ, Favell D, Fletcher J, et al (2000). Plant L-ascorbic acid: Chemistry, function, metabolism, bioavailability and effects of processing. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 80(7), 825-860. Abstract.
Proctor MC, Smirnoff N (2000). Rapid recovery of photosystems on rewetting desiccation-tolerant mosses: chlorophyll fluorescence and inhibitor experiments. J Exp Bot, 51(351), 1695-1704. Abstract.  Author URL.
Spickett CM, Smirnoff N, Pitt AR (2000). The biosynthesis of erythroascorbate in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and its role as an antioxidant. Free Radic Biol Med, 28(2), 183-192. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pallanca JE, Smirnoff N (2000). The control of ascorbic acid synthesis and turnover in pea seedlings. J Exp Bot, 51(345), 669-674. Abstract.  Author URL.

1999

Pallanca JE, Smirnoff N (1999). Ascorbic acid metabolism in pea seedlings. A comparison of D-glucosone, L-sorbosone, and L-galactono-1,4-lactone as ascorbate precursors. Plant Physiology, 120(2), 453-461. Abstract.
Pallanca JE, Smirnoff N (1999). Ascorbic acid metabolism in pea seedlings. A comparison of D-glucosone, L-sorbosone, and L-galactono-1,4-lactone as ascorbate precursors. Plant Physiol, 120(2), 453-462. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Smirnoff N, Bryant JA (1999). DREB takes the stress out of growing up. Nat Biotechnol, 17(3), 229-230. Author URL. DOI.
Conklin PL, Norris SR, Wheeler GL, Williams EH, Smirnoff N, Last RL (1999). Genetic evidence for the role of GDP-mannose in plant ascorbic acid (vitamin C) biosynthesis. United States.  Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Dixon KP, Xu JR, Smirnoff N, Talbot NJ (1999). Independent signaling pathways regulate cellular turgor during hyperosmotic stress and appressorium-mediated plant infection by Magnaporthe grisea. Plant Cell, 11(10), 2045-2058. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Macnair MR, Smirnoff N (1999). Use of zincon to study uptake and accumulation of zinc by zinc tolerant and hyperaccumulating plants. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 30(7-8), 1127-1136. Abstract.

1998

Marschall M, Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N (1998). Carbohydrate composition and invertase activity of the leafy liverwort Porella platyphylla. New Phytologist, 138(2), 343-353. Abstract. DOI.
Barnwell P, Blanchard AN, Bryant JA, Smirnoff N, Weir AF (1998). Isolation of DNA from the Highly Mucilagenous Succulent Plant Sedum telephium. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 16(2), 133-138. Abstract.
Smirnoff N (1998). Plant resistance to environmental stress. Curr Opin Biotechnol, 9(2), 214-219. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wheeler GL, Jones MA, Smirnoff N (1998). The biosynthetic pathway of vitamin C in higher plants. Nature, 393(6683), 365-369. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

1997

Csintalan Z, Takacs Z, Tuba Z, Proctor MCF, Smirnoff N, Grace J (1997). Desiccation tolerant grassland cryptogams under elevated CO<inf>2</inf>: Preliminary findings. Abstracta Botanica, 21(2), 309-315. Abstract.
De Jong JC, McCormack BJ, Smirnoff N, Talbot NJ (1997). Glycerol generates turgor in rice blast [5]. Nature, 389(6648), 244-245. DOI.
Conklin PL, Pallanca JE, Last RL, Smirnoff N (1997). L-ascorbic acid metabolism in the ascorbate-deficient arabidopsis mutant vtc1. Plant Physiol, 115(3), 1277-1285. Abstract.  Author URL.
Tuba Z, Smirnoff N, Csintalan Z, Szente K, Nagy Z (1997). Respiration during slow desiccation of the poikilochlorophyllous desiccation tolerant plant Xerophyta scabrida at present-day CO<inf>2</inf> concentration. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 35(5), 381-386. Abstract.

1996

Smirnoff N, Pallanca JE (1996). Ascorbate metabolism in relation to oxidative stress. England.  Author URL.
Smirnoff N (1996). Regulation of crassulacean acid metabolism by water status in the C-3/CAM intermediate Sedum telephium.  Author URL.
Smirnoff N (1996). The function and metabolism of ascorbic acid in plants. Annals of Botany, 78(6), 661-669. Abstract. DOI.

1995

SMIRNOFF N (1995). ANTIOXIDANT SYSTEMS AND PLANT RESPONSE TO THE ENVIRONMENT.  Author URL.
SMIRNOFF N (1995). METABOLIC FLEXIBILITY IN RELATION TO THE ENVIRONMENT.  Author URL.
Webster J, Davey RA, Smirnoff N, Fricke W, Hinde P, Tomos D, Turner JCR (1995). Mannitol and hexoses are components of Buller's drop. Mycological Research, 99(7), 833-838. Abstract. DOI.
POPP M, SMIRNOFF N (1995). POLYOL ACCUMULATION AND METABOLISM DURING WATER DEFICIT.  Author URL.
SAMARAS Y, BRESSAN RA, CSONKA LN, GARCIARIOS MG, DURZO MP, RHODES D (1995). PROLINE ACCUMULATION DURING DROUGHT AND SALINITY.  Author URL.
OVERY S, SMIRNOFF N (1995). PROLINE DEHYDROGENASE AND PROLINE ACCUMULATION IN PISUM-SATIVUM AT LOW WATER POTENTIAL. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 108(2), 66-66. Author URL.
NIMMO HG, CARTER PJ, FEWSON CA, NELSON JPS, NIMMO GA, WILKINS MB (1995). REGULATION OF MALATE SYNTHESIS IN CAM PLANTS AND GUARD CELLS - EFFECTS OF LIGHT AND TEMPERATURE ON THE PHOSPHORYLATION OF PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE.  Author URL.

1994

ORTHEN B, POPP M, SMIRNOFF N (1994). HYDROXYL RADICAL SCAVENGING PROPERTIES OF CYCLITOLS.  Author URL.
CONTI S, SMIRNOFF N (1994). RAPID TRIGGERING OF MALATE ACCUMULATION IN THE C-3/CAM INTERMEDIATE PLANT SEDUM-TELEPHIUM - RELATIONSHIP WITH WATER STATUS AND PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 45(280), 1613-1621. Author URL. DOI.
Conti S, Smirnoff N (1994). Rapid triggering of malate accumulation in the C3/CAM intermediate plant Sedum telephium: Relationship with water status and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase. Journal of Experimental Botany, 45(11), 1613-1621. Abstract. DOI.

1993

Spickett CM, Smirnoff N, Ratcliffe RG (1993). An in Vivo Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Ion Transport in Maize (Zea mays) and Spartina anglica Roots during Exposure to High Salt Concentrations. Plant Physiol, 102(2), 629-638. Abstract.  Author URL.
Conti S, Smirnoff N (1993). Perception of soil water deficit and cam induction in sedu telephium:The role of roots and growth regulators. Giornale Botanico Italiano, 127(5), 943-944. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N (1993). TANSLEY REVIEW. 52. THE ROLE OF ACTIVE OXYGEN IN THE RESPONSE OF PLANTS TO WATER-DEFICIT AND DESICCATION. NEW PHYTOLOGIST, 125(1), 27-58. Author URL. DOI.

1992

Spickett CM, Smirnoff N, Ratcliffe RG (1992). Metabolic Response of Maize Roots to Hyperosmotic Shock : an in VivoP Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study. Plant Physiol, 99(3), 856-863. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Stewart GR, Joly CA, Smirnoff N (1992). Partitioning of inorganic nitrogen assimilation between the roots and shoots of cerrado and forest trees of contrasting plant communities of South East Brasil. Oecologia, 91(4), 511-517. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N (1992). The carbohydrates of bryophytes in relation to desiccation tolerance.  Abstract. DOI.

1990

SMIRNOFF N, RATCLIFFE RG (1990). EARLY RESPONSES OF PEA ROOTS TO WATER DEFICIT STUDIED WITH P-31-NMR.  Author URL.
GROENHOF AC, SMIRNOFF N, BRYANT JA (1990). REGULATION OF THE C3 TO CAM SWITCH IN SEDUM-TELEPHIUM BY WATER-STRESS.  Author URL.
GROENHOF AC, SMIRNOFF N, BRYANT JA (1990). THE APPEARANCE OF a NEW MOLECULAR-SPECIES OF PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE (PEPC) AND THE RAPID INDUCTION OF CAM IN SEDUM-TELEPHIUM L. PLANT CELL AND ENVIRONMENT, 13(5), 437-445. Author URL. DOI.
SLEE NJD, BRYANT JA, SMIRNOFF N, SMITH BG (1990). THE EFFECT OF WATER DEFICIT AND ABA ON PROTEIN-SYNTHESIS IN SUNFLOWERS (HELIANTHUS-ANNUUS).  Author URL.

1989

Smirnoff N, Cumbes QJ (1989). Hydroxyl radical scavenging activity of compatible solutes. Phytochemistry, 28(4), 1057-1060. Abstract. DOI.
HUGHES SG, BRYANT JA, SMIRNOFF N (1989). MOLECULAR-BIOLOGY - APPLICATION TO STUDIES OF STRESS TOLERANCE.  Author URL. DOI.

1988

SMIRNOFF N, COLOMBE SV (1988). DROUGHT INFLUENCES THE ACTIVITY OF ENZYMES OF THE CHLOROPLAST HYDROGEN-PEROXIDE SCAVENGING SYSTEM. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 39(205), 1097-1108. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Colombé SV (1988). Drought influences the activity of enzymes of the chloroplast hydrogen peroxide scavenging system. Journal of Experimental Botany, 39(8), 1097-1108. Abstract. DOI.
GROENHOF AC, SMIRNOFF N, BRYANT JA (1988). ENZYMIC ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE ABILITY OF AERIAL AND SUBMERGED FORMS OF LITTORELLA-UNIFLORA (L) ASCHERS TO PERFORM CAM. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 39(200), 353-361. Author URL. DOI.

1987

SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1987). GLUTAMINE SYNTHETASE AND AMMONIUM ASSIMILATION IN ROOTS OF ZINC‐TOLERANT AND NON‐TOLERANT CLONES OF DESCHAMPSIA CESPITOSA (L.) BEAUV. AND ANTHOXANTHUM ODORATUM L. New Phytologist, 107(4), 659-670. Abstract. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1987). NITROGEN ASSIMILATION AND ZINC TOXICITY TO ZINC‐TOLERANT AND NON‐TOLERANT CLONES OF DESCHAMPSIA CESPITOSA (L.) BEAUV. New Phytologist, 107(4), 671-680. Abstract. DOI.
SHAH N, SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1987). PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND STOMATAL CHARACTERISTICS OF STRIGA-HERMONTHICA IN RELATION TO ITS PARASITIC HABIT. PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 69(4), 699-703. Author URL. DOI.

1986

INGROUILLE MJ, SMIRNOFF N (1986). THLASPI CAERULESCENS J. &amp; C. PRESL. (T. ALPESTRE L.) IN BRITAIN. New Phytologist, 102(1), 219-233. Abstract. DOI.

1985

SMIRNOFF N, STEWART GR (1985). NITRATE ASSIMILATION AND TRANSLOCATION BY HIGHER-PLANTS - COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES. PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 64(2), 133-140. Author URL. DOI.
SMIRNOFF N, WINSLOW MD, STEWART GR (1985). NITRATE REDUCTASE-ACTIVITY IN LEAVES OF BARLEY (HORDEUM-VULGARE) AND DURUM-WHEAT (TRITICUM-DURUM) DURING FIELD AND RAPIDLY APPLIED WATER DEFICITS. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY, 36(169), 1200-1208. Author URL. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Winslow MD, Stewart GR (1985). Nitrate reductase acivity in leaves of barley (Hordeum vulgare) and durum wheat (Triticum durum) during field and rapidly applied water deficits. Journal of Experimental Botany, 36(8), 1200-1208. Abstract. DOI.
Smirnoff N, Stewart GR (1985). Stress metabolites and their role in coastal plants. Vegetatio, 62(1-3), 273-278. Abstract. DOI.

1984

Smirnoff N, Todd P, Stewart GR (1984). The occurrence of nitrate reduction in the leaves of woody plants. Annals of Botany, 54(3), 363-374. Abstract.

1983

Smirnoff N, Crawford RMM (1983). Variation in the structure and response to flooding of root aerenchyma in some wetland plants. Annals of Botany, 51(2), 237-249. Abstract.

1978

BROWN DH, SMIRNOFF N (1978). OBSERVATIONS ON EFFECT OF OZONE ON CLADONIA-RANGIFORMIS. LICHENOLOGIST, 10, 91-94. Author URL. DOI.