Publications

Torii Lab Publication

Torii, K.U. (2013) Keiko U. Torii. Curr Biol 23: R943-944 [PubMed Abstract][Article]

Bemis, S.M., Lee, J.S., Shpak, E.D. and Torii, K.U. (2013) Regulation of floral patterning and organ identity by Arabidopsis ERECTA-family receptor kinase genes. J. Exp Bot 64: 5323-5333. [PubMed Abstract]

Richardson, L.G.L. and Torii, K.U. (2013) Take a deep breath: peptide signalling in stomatal patterning and differentiation.J. Exp Bot 64: 5243-5251. [PubMed Abstract]

Peterson, K.M., Shyu, C., Burr, C.A., Horst, R.J., Kanaoka, M.M., Omae, M., Sato, Y., and Torii, K.U. (2013) Arabidopsis homeodomain-leucine zipper IV proteins promote stomatal development and ectopically induce stomata beyond the epidermis. Development 140: 1924-1935 [PubMed Abstract] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Peterson, K.M., and Torii, K.U. (2012) Long-term, high-resolution confocal time lapse imaging of Arabidopsis cotyledon epidermis during germination. J Vis Exp70: e4426 doi:10.3791/4426 [PubMed Abstract]

Lee, J.S. and Torii, K.U. (2012) A tale of two systems: Peptide ligand-receptor pairs in plant development. Cold Spring Harbor Symp Quant Biol,77: 83-89 [PubMed Abstract]

Meng, X., Wang, H., He, Y., Liu, Y., Walker, J.C., Torii, K.U., and Zhang, S. (2012) A MAPK cascade downstream of ERECTA receptor-like protein kinase regulates Arabidopsis inflorescence architecture by promoting localized cell proliferation. Plant Cell 24: 4948-4960 [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U. and Tasaka, M. (2012) Cell Biology-building blocks for dynamic development and behaviors. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 15: 575-577 [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U. (2012) Mix-and-match: ligand-receptor pairs in stomatal development and beyond. Trends in Plant Science 17: 711-719 [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U. (2012) Two-dimensional spatial patterning in developmental systems. Trends in Cell Biology 22: 438-446 [PubMed Abstract]

Uchida, N., Lee, J.S., Horst, R.J., Lai, H.H., Kajita, R., Kakimoto, T., Tasaka, M., and Torii, K.U. (2012) Regulation of inflorescence architecture by inter-tissue-layer ligand-receptor communication between the endodermis and phloem. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109: 6337-6342 [PubMed Abstract] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Pillitteri, L.J. and Torii, K.U. (2012) Mechanisms of stomatal development. Annual Review of Plant Biology 63: 591-614 [PubMed Abstract]

Lee, J.S., Kuroha, T., Hnilova, M., Khatayevich, D., Kanaoka, M.M., McAbee, J.M., Sarikaya, M., Tamerler, C., and Torii, K.U. (2012) Direct interaction of ligand-receptor pairs specifying stomatal Patterning Genes & Development 26: 126-136 **Cover of the issue**[PubMed Abstract] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Pillitteri, L.J., Peterson, K.M., Horst, R.J., and Torii, K.U. (2011) Molecular profiling of stomatal meristemoids reveals new component of asymmetric cell division and commonalities among stem cell populations in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 23: 3260-3275 [PubMed Abstract] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Karve, R., Liu, W. Willet, S.G., Torii, K.U., Shpak, E.D. (2011) The presence of multiple introns is essential for ERECTA expression in Arabidopsis. RNA 17: 1907-1921 [PubMed Abstract]

Uchida, N., Igari, K. Bogenschutz, N.L., Torii, K.U., and Tasaka, M. (2011) Arabidopsis ERECTA-family receptor kinases mediate morphological alterations stimulated by activation of NB-LRR-type UNI protein. Plant Cell Physiol 52: 804-814 [PubMed Abstract]

Kanaoka, M.M. and Torii, K.U. (2010) FERONIA as an upstream receptor kinase for polar cell growth in plants. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107: 17461-17462 [PubMed Abstract]

Guseman, J.M., Lee, J.S., Bogenschutz, N.L, Peterson, K.M., Virata, R.E., Xie, B., Kanaoka, M.M., Hong, Z., and Torii, K.U. (2010) Dysregulation of cell-to-cell connectivity and stomatal patterning by loss-of-function mutation in Arabidopsis CHORUS (GLUCAN SYNTHASE-LIKE8). Development 137: 1731-1741 [PubMed Abstract] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Rychel, A.L., Peterson, K.M., and Torii, K.U. (2010) Plant Twitter: Ligands under 140 amino acids enforcing stomatal patterning. Journal of Plant Research 123: 275-280 [PubMed Abstract] [See Full Text on the Web] **Cover of the issue**

Peterson, K.M., Rychel, A.L., and Torii, K.U. (2010) Out of the mouths of plants: the molecular basis of the evolution and diversity of stomatal development. Plant Cell 22: 296-306 [PubMed Abstract] [download pdf]

van Zanten M., Snoek L.B., van Eck-Stouten E., Proveniers M.C., Torii K.U., Voesenek L.A., Millenaar F.F., Peeters A.J. (2010) ERECTA controls low light intensity-induced differential petiole growth independent of phytochrome B and cryptochrome 2 action in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signaling and Behavior 5: 284-286 [PubMed Abstract]

van Zanten M., Basten Snoek L., van Eck-Stouten E., Proveniers M.C., Torii K.U., Voesenek L.A.,Peeters A.J., Millenaar F.F. (2010) Ethylene-induced hyponastic growth in Arabidopsis thaliana is controlled by ERECTA. Plant Journal 61: 83-95 [PubMed Abstract] [pdf]

Hara, K., Yokoo, T., Kajita, R., Onishi, T., Yahata, S. Peterson, K.M., Torii K.U., and Kakimoto, T. (2009). Epidermal cell density is auto-regulated via a secretory peptide, EPIDERMAL PATTERNING FACTOR2, in Arabidopsis leaves. Plant and Cell Physiology 50: 1019-1031 [PubMed Abstract] [pdf]**Cover of the issue** Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Kanaoka M.M., Pillitteri L.J., Fujii H., Yoshida Y., Bogenschutz N.L., Takabayashi J., Zhu J.K., and Torii K.U. (2008) SCREAM/ICE1 and SCREAM2 specify three cell-state transitional steps leading to Arabidopsis stomatal differentiation. Plant Cell 20: 1775-1785 [PubMed Abstract] [pdf] **Cover of the issue**

  • Featured: In Brief. They All Scream for ICE1/SCRM2: Core Regulatory Units in Stomatal Development by Nancy Hofmann. Plant Cell 20: 1732 (Click here)

Pillitteri, L.J., Bogenschutz, N.L., Torii, K.U. (2008) The bHLH protein, MUTE, controls differentiation of stomata and the hydathode pore in Arabidopsis. Plant and Cell Physiology 49: 934-943 [PubMed Abstract] [pdf]

Hord, C.L.H., Yu-Jin Sun, Y.-J., Pillitteri, L.J., Torii, K.U., Wang, H., Zhang, S., and Ma, H. (2008) Regulation of Arabidopsis Early Anther Development by the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases, MPK3 and MPK6, and the ERECTA and Related Receptor-Like Kinases. Molecular Plant 4: 645-658 [Abstract] [pdf]

Torii, K.U. (2008) Transmembrane receptors in plants: receptor kinases and their ligands. In: Intracellular Signaling in Plants Annual Plant Reviews 33, Ed. by Z. Yang. Blackwell Publishing, pp1-29. [Abstract]

Hardtke, C.S., and Torii, K.U. (2008) Plant growth and development - the new waves. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 11: 1-3 [pdf]

Pillitteri, L.J., Bemis, S.M., Shpak, E.D., and Torii, K.U. (2007) Haploinsufficiency after successive loss of signaling reveals novel role for ERECTA-family genes in ovule development. Development 134: 3099-3109 [PubMed Abstract] [pdf]

Hara, K., Kajita, R., Torii, K.U. Bergmann, D.C., and Kakimoto, T. (2007) A Secretory peptide gene EPF1 enforces the stomatal one-cell spacing rule. Genes & Development 21: 1720-1725 [PubMed Abstract] [pdf] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Pillitteri, L.J. and Torii, K.U. (2007) Breaking the silence: Three bHLH genes control cell-fate decisions during stomatal development. BioEssays 29: 861-870 [PubMed Abstract] [pdf]

Pillitteri, L.J., Sloan, D.B., Bogenschutz, N.L, and Torii, K.U. (2007) Termination of asymmetric cell division and differentiation of stomata. Nature 445: 501-505 (Article) [PubMed Abstract] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Bemis, S.M. and Torii, K.U. (2007) Autonomy of cell proliferation and developmental programs during Arabidopsis aboveground organ morphogenesis. Developmental Biology 304: 367-381. [PubMed Abstract] [pdf] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Torii, K.U., Kanaoka, M.M., Pillitteri, L.J., and Bogenschutz, N.L. (2007) Stomatal development: Three steps for cell-type differentiation. Plant Signaling & Behavior 2: 311-313 [Abstract]

Torii, K.U. (2007) Stomatal patterning and guard cell differentiation. In: Cell Division Control in Plants. Plant Cell Monograph (9) Eds. by D.P.S.Verma and Z. Hong. Springer-Verlag, pp343-359. [Abstract] [pdf]

Torii, K.U. (2006) Communication, fate, and decision making during stomatal development. Journal of the Society of Japanese Women Scientists 7: 12-17

Torii, K.U. (2006) Stomatal patterning and differentiation in plants: Emerging roles of cell-cell signaling. PNE 51: 145-154 (in Japanese). [PubMed Abstract]

Shpak E.D., McAbee, J.M., Pillitteri, L.J., Torii, K.U. (2005) Stomatal patterning and differentiation by synergistic interactions of receptor kinases. Science 309: 290-293. [PubMed Abstract]; Full-text available (CLICK HERE)! Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

Enns, L.C,, Kanaoka, M.M., Torii, K.U., Comai, L., Okada, K., and Cleland, R.E. (2005) Two callose synthases, GSL1 and GSL5, play an essential and redundant role in plant and pollen development and in fertility. Plant Molecular Biology 58: 333-349 (This is a cover-photo article of the issue) [PubMed Abstract]

Woodward, C., Bemis, S.M., Hill, E.J., Sawa, S., Koshiba, T., and Torii, K.U. (2005) Interaction of auxin and ERECTA in elaborating Arabidopsis inflorescence architecture revealed by the activation-tagging of a new member of the YUCCA-family putative flavin monooxygenases. Plant Physiology 139: 192-203 [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U. (2005) Plant Organ Primordia. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd:Chichester http://www.els.net/ [doi:10.1038/npg.els.0002055] [Abstract]

Shpak, E.D., Berthiaume, C.T., Hill, E.J., and Torii, K.U. (2004) Synergistic interaction of three ERECTA-family receptor-like kinases controls Arabidopsis organ growth and flower development by promoting cell proliferation. Development 131: 1491-1501 [PubMed Abstract] Evaluated by Faculty of 1000

  • Featured: 'In this issue': Plant talk. Development 131, 701

Torii, K.U. (2004) Leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases in plants: Structure, function and signal transduction. International Review of Cytology 234: 1-46 [PubMed Abstract]

Godiard, L., Sauviac, L., Torii, K.U., Grenon, O., Mangin, B, Grimsley, N.H., and Marco, Y. (2003) ERECTA, an LRR-receptor kinase protein controlling development pleiotropically affects resistance to bacterial wilt. Plant Journal 36: 353-365 [PubMed Abstract]

Shpak, E.D., Lakeman, M.B., Torii, K.U. (2003) Dominant-negative receptor uncovers redundancy in the Arabidopsis ERECTA leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase signaling pathway that regulates organ shape. Plant Cell 15: 1095-1110 [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U., Hanson, L.A., Josefsson, C.A.B., and Shpak, E.D. (2003) Regulation of inflorescence architecture and organ shape by the ERECTA gene in Arabidopsis. In: Morphology and Pattern Formation in Biological Systems, T.Sekimura, ed., Springer-Verlag, Tokyo. pp. 153-164 See the Cover Photo that includes our work!

Lease, K.A., Lau, N.Y., Schuster, R.A., Torii, K.U., and Walker, J.C. (2001). Biochemical and genetic characterization of the ERECTA receptor-like kinase of Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytologist 151: 133-144. [Synergy Abstract]

Torii, K.U. (2000). Receptor kinase activation and signal transduction in plants: an emerging picture. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 3: 361-367. [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U., and Clark, S.E. (2000). Receptor-like kinases in plant development. Advances in Botanical Research Incorporating Advances in Plnat Pathology 32, 226-268.

Torii, K.U. (2000). The shoot meristem: Its structure and function for development. In: Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Plant Form , Plant Cell Technology Eds. by K. Okada, Y. Machida, and M. Matsuoka. Shujunsha Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. pp. 68-80. (in Japanese)See the Cover Photo that includes our work!

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Pre-Torii lab publications

Torii, K.U., Trotochaud, A.E., Jeong, S.H., Yu, L.P., Green, K., and Clark, S. E. (2000). A receptor-like kinase complex regulating organ formation. In: Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions. Vol.2. Eds. by P.J.G.M. De Wit, T. Bissling, and W.J.Stiekema. pp19-22. IS-MPMI, St. Paul, MN

C. Stoop-Myer, Torii, K.U., McNellis, T.W., Coleman, J.E., and Deng, X.-W. (1999). The N-terminal fragment of Arabidopsis photomorphogenic repressor COP1 maintains partial function and acts in a concentration-dependent manner. Plant Journal 20: 713-717. [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U., Stoop-Myer, C. D., Okamoto, H., Coleman, J. E., Matsui, M., and Deng, X.-W. (1999). A novel RING-H2 motif protein interacts with a RING-finger motif of the Arabidopsis photomorphogenic repressor COP1. Journal of Biological Chemistry 274: 27674-27681. [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U., and Clark, S.E. (1999). From surface to air: Apical meristem development (book review). Trends in Cell Biology 9: 331-332.

Torii, K.U., McNellis, T.W., and Deng, X.-W. (1998). Functional dissection of Arabidopsis COP1 reveals specific roles of its three structural modules in light control of seedling development. EMBO Journal 17: 5577-5587. [PubMed Abstract]

Yokoyma, R., Takahashi, T., Kato, A., Torii, K.U., and Komeda, Y. (1998). The Arabidopsis ERECTA gene is expressed in the shoot apical meristem and organ primordia. Plant Journal 15: 301-310. [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U., and Deng, X.-W. (1997). The role of COP1 in light control of Arabidopsis seedling development. Plant, Cell and Environment 20: 728-733. [Synergy Abstract]

McNellis, T.W., Torii, K.U., and Deng, X.-W. (1996). Expression of an N-terminal fragment of COP1 confers dominant-negative effects on seedling photomorphogenic development in transgenic Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 8: 1491-1503. (TWM and KUT are co-first authors) [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U., Mitsukawa, N., Oosumi, T., Matsuura, Y., Yokoyama, R., Whittier, R.F., and Komeda, Y. (1996). The Arabidopsis ERECTA gene encodes a putative receptor protein kinase with extracellular leucine-rich repeats. Plant Cell 8: 735-746. [PubMed Abstract]

Torii, K.U. (1996). Molecular bases for cell-cell communication in the shoot apical meristem and regulation of morphogenesis in higher plants. Cell Technology 15: 1604-1611. (in Japanese)

Torii, K.U., and Deng, X.-W. (1995). Regulation of plant form: identification of a molecule controlling cell expansion. BioEssays 17: 383-386.

Komeda, Y., and Torii, K.U. (1994). Genetic control of stem formation. In: Molecular mechanisms regulating plant forms. Eds. by A. Watanabe, H. Fukuda, K. Shimamoto, and S. Naito. Tokyo; Shu-jun sha publishing, pp 34-40. (in Japanese)

Torii, K.U. (1994). Genomic Subtraction. Plant Cell Technology 6: 225-229 (in Japanese).

Torii, K., Satoh, S., and Fujii, T. (1991). Immunohistochemical localization of a glycoprotein, GP80, in the outermost layer of developing endosperm of immature seeds of carrot. Planta 185: 201-208,

Torii, K., Satoh, S., and Fujii, T. (1990). Appearance of an early-stage specific glycoprotein concurrent with morphological changes in immature seeds of carrot, Daucus carota. Plant Cell Physiology 31: 829-833.

Torii, K., and Kamada, H. (1990). Developmental mechanisms of zygotic embryo. Tissue Culture 16: 208-212 (in Japanese).