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Broad RC, Bonneau JP, Beasley JT, Roden S, Philips JG, Baumann U, Hellens RP, Johnson AAT (2019) Genome-wide identification and characterization of the GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase gene family in bread wheat. BMC Plant Biology 19: 515

Beasley JT, Hart JJ, Tako E, Glahn RP, Johnson AAT (2019) Investigation of nicotianamine and 2′ deoxymugineic acid as enhancers of iron bioavailability in Caco-2 cells. Nutrients 11: 1502

Beasley JT, Bonneau JP, Sanchez-Palacios JT, Moreno-Moyano LT, Callahan DL, Tako E, Glahn RP, Lombi E, Johnson AAT (2019) Metabolic engineering of bread wheat improves grain iron concentration and bioavailability. Plant Biotechnology Journal 17: 1514-1526

Ricachenevsky FK, Vasconcelos W, Shou H, Johnson AAT, Sperotto RA (2019) Improving the nutritional content and quality of crops: promises, achievements, and future challenges. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: 738

Kovalchuk N, Wu W, Bazanova N, Reid N, Singh R, Shirley N, Eini O, Johnson AAT, Langridge P, Hrmova M (2019) Wheat wounding-responsive HD-Zip IV transcription factor GL7 is predominantly expressed in grain and activates genes encoding defensins. Plant Molecular Biology 101: 41-61

Bonneau JP, O’Brien M, Plett DC, Johnson AAT (2019) Genetic pathways important for iron nutrition and biofortification of bread wheat. Annual Plant Reviews online doi: 10.1002/9781119312994.apr0628

Tan GZH, Das Bhowmik SS, Hoang TML, Karbaschi MR, Long H, Cheng A, Bonneau JP, Beasley JT, Johnson AAT, Williams B, Mundree SG (2018) Investigation of baseline iron levels in Australian chickpea and evaluation of a transgenic biofortification approach. Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 788

Rojo FP, Nyman RKM, Johnson AAT, Navarro MP, Ryan MH, Erskine W, Kaur P (2018) CRISPR-Cas systems: ushering in the new genome editing era. Bioengineered 9: 214-221

Tan GZH, Das BSS, Hoang TML, Karbaschi MR, Johnson AAT, Williams B, Mundree SG (2017) Finger on the pulse: pumping iron into chickpea. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1755

Beasley JT, Bonneau JP, Johnson AAT (2017) Characterisation of the nicotianamine aminotransferase and deoxymugineic acid synthase genes essential to Strategy II iron uptake in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). PLoS ONE 12: e0177061

Selby-Pham J, Lutz A, Moreno-Moyano LT, Boughton BA, Roessner U, Johnson AAT (2017) Diurnal changes in transcript and metabolite levels during the iron deficiency response of rice. Rice 10: 14

Macknight RC, Laing WA, Bulley SM, Broad RC, Johnson AAT, Hellens RP (2017) Increasing ascorbate levels in crops to enhance human nutrition and plant abiotic stress tolerance. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 44: 153-160

Moreno-Moyano LT, Bonneau JP, Sánchez-Palacios JT, Tohme J, Johnson AAT (2016) Association of increased grain iron and zinc concentrations with agro-morphological traits of biofortified rice. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 1463

Bonneau J, Baumann U, Beasley J, Li Y, Johnson AAT (2016) Identification and molecular characterization of the nicotianamine synthase gene family in bread wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 2228-39

Fernando SC, Goodger JQD, Gutierrez SS, Johnson AAT, Woodrow IE (2016) Plant regeneration through indirect organogenesis and genetic transformation of Eucalyptus polybractea R.T. Baker. Industrial Crops and Products 86: 73-78

Trijatmiko KR, Dueñas C, Tsakirpaloglou N, Torrizo L, Arines FM, Adeva C, Balindong J, Oliva N, Sapasap MV, Borrero J, Rey J, Francisco P, Nelson A, Nakanishi H, Lombi E, Tako E, Glahn RP, Stangoulis J, Chadha-Mohanty P, Johnson AAT, Tohme J, Barry G, Slamet-Loedin IH (2016) Biofortified indica rice attains iron and zinc nutrition dietary targets in the field. Scientific Reports 6: 19792

Li B, Byrt CS, Qiu J, Baumann U, Hrmova M, Evrard A, Johnson AAT, Birnbaum KD, Mayo GM, Jha D, Henderson SW, Tester M, Gilliham M, Roy SJ (2016) Identification of a stelar-localised transport protein that facilitates root-to-shoot transfer of chloride in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 170: 1014-1029

Kyriacou B, Moore KL, Paterson D, de Jonge MD, Howard DL, Stangoulis J, Tester M, Lombi E, Johnson AAT (2014) Localization of iron in rice grain using synchrotron X-ray fluorescence microscopy and high resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry. Journal of Cereal Science 59: 173-180

Foroughi S, Baker AJM, Roessner U, Johnson AAT, Bacic A, Callahan DL (2014) Hyperaccumulation of zinc by Noccaea caerulescens results in a cascade of stress responses and changes in the elemental profile. Metallomics 6: 1671-1682

Kopittke PM, de Jonge MD, Wang P, McKenna BA, Lombi E, Paterson DJ, Howard DL, James SA, Spiers KM, Ryan CG, Johnson AAT, Menzies NW (2014) Laterally resolved speciation of arsenic in roots of wheat and rice using fluorescence-XANES imaging. New Phytologist 201: 1251-1262

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