Features

Publications:

Zhang R, Nowack ECM, Price DC, Bhattacharya D, Grossman AR (2016) Impact of light intensity and quality on chromatophore and nuclear gene expression in Paulinella chromatophora, an amoeba with nascent photosynthetic organelles. The Plant Journal, in press.

Li X*, Zhang R*, Patena W*, Gang SS, Blum SR, Ivanova N, Yue R, Robertson JM, Lefebvre P, Fitz-Gibbon ST, Grossman AR & Jonikas MC (2016) An indexed, mapped mutant library enables reverse genetics studies of biological processes in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. (* Equal contribution). The Plant Cell, 28: 367–387. 

Zhang R, Roose JL, Williams M (2015) Light reactions of photosynthesis. Teaching Tools in Plant Biology. The Plant Cell (online), doi/10.1105/tpc.115.tt0515. 

Zhang R*, Patena W*, Armbruster U, Gang SS, Blum SR, Jonikas MC (2014) High-throughput genotyping of green algal mutants reveals random distribution of mutagenic insertion sites and endonucleolytic cleavage of transforming DNA. (* Equal contribution). The Plant Cell 26, 1398-1409

Zhang R, Kramer DM, Cruz JA, Struck KR, Sharkey TD (2011) The effects of moderately high temperature on zeaxanthin accumulation and decay. Photosynthesis Research 108,171-181 (Undergraduate mentee)

Zhang R, Wise RR, Struck KR, Sharkey TD (2010) Moderate heat stress of Arabidopsis thaliana leaves causes chloroplast swelling and plastoglobule formation. Photosynthesis Research 105, 123-134 (Undergraduate mentee)

Sharkey TD, Zhang R (2010) High temperature effects on electron and proton circuits of photosynthesis. Invited Expert Review: Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 52, 712-722

Zhang R, Sharkey TD (2009) Photosynthetic electron transport and proton flux under moderate heat stress. Photosynthesis Research 100, 29–43

Zhang R, Cruz JA, Kramer DM, Magallanes-Lundback ME, DellaPenna D, Sharkey TD (2009) Moderate heat stress reduces the pH component of the transthylakoid proton motive force in light-adapted, intact tobacco leaves. Plant, Cell and Environment 32, 1538-1547