PUBLICATIONS

• Volpi e Silva N and Patron NJ* (2017) CRISPR-based tools for plant genome engineerng. Emerging Topics in Life Sciences (2017)  DOI: 10.1042/ETLS20170011

• Owen C,Patron NJ, Huang A and Osbourn A* (2017) Harnessing Plant Metabolic Diveristy. Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 40:24–30 doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2017.04.0157

• D’Amore R, Johnson J, Haldenby S, Hall N, Hughes M, Joynson R, Kenny JG Patron NJ, Hertz-Fowler C and Hall A* (2017) SMRT Gate: A method for validation of synthetic constructs on Pacific Biosciences sequencing platforms BioTechniques 63 doi:10.2144/000114565

• Boehm CR, Pollak B, Purswani N, Patron NJ, and Haseloff J* (2017) Synthetic Botany. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology doi:10.1101/cshperspect.a023887

• Patron, NJ* (2016) DNA assembly for plant biology. Current Protocols in Plant Biology 1:604-616

Patron NJ* (2016) Synthetic Biology and Gene Cloning in Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences 2nd Edition. Editor-in-Chiefs: Brian Thomas Denis J Murphy Brian G Murray. Academic Press. eBook ISBN: 9780123948083 Hardcover ISBN: 9780123948076

Blueprints for green biotech: development and application of standards for plant synthetic biology. 

• Raitskin O, Patron NJ* (2016) Multigene engineering in plants with RNA-guided Cas9 nuclease. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 37: 69–75

• Richardson S and Patron NJ* (2016) Playing God in a sandbox. Microbiology Today

• Patron NJ* (2016) Synthetic Plants in Synthetic Biology Handbook Ed: Darren Nesbeth. CRC Press. ISBN 978146656847

• Parry G*, Patron NJ, Bastow R, Matthewman C (2016) GARNet/OpenPlant CRISPR-Cas Workshop. Methods in Plant Biology 12:16

• Lawrenson T, Shorinola O, Stacey N, Liu C, Østergaard L, Patron NJ, Uauy C, Harwood, W* (2015) Induction of targeted, heritable mutations in barley and Brassica oleracea using RNA-guided Cas9 nuclease Genome Biology 16:258

• Patron NJ*, Orzaez D, Marillonnet S, Warzecha H, Matthewman C, Youles M, Raitskin O, Leveau A, Farré G, Rogers C, Smith A, Hibberd J, Webb AAR, Locke J, Schornack S, Ajioka J, Baulcombe DC, Zipfel C, Kamoun S, Jones JDG, Kuhn H, Robatzek S, Van Esse HP, Sanders D, Oldroyd G, Martin C, Field R, O’Connor S, Fox S, Wulff B, Miller B, Breakspear A, Radhakrishnan G, Delaux PM, Loque D, Granell A, Tissier A, Shih P, Brutnell TP, Quick PW, Rischer H, Fraser PD, Aharoni A, Raines C, South PF, Ané JM, Hamberger BR, Langdale J, Stougaard J, Bouwmeester H, Udvardi M, Murray JAH, Ntoukakis V, Schäfer P, Denby K, Edwards KJ, Osbourn A, Jim Haseloff J (2015) Standards for Plant Synthetic Biology: A Common Syntax for Exchange of DNA Parts New Phytologist 208(1):13-9 

• Carmichael RE*, Boyce A, Matthewman C and Patron NJ (2015) An Introduction to Synthetic Biology in Plant Systems – ERASynBio/ OpenPlant Summer School for early career researchers. New Phytologist 208(1):20-2

• Ravi S, Patron NJ, Fjällman T and Ingram K (2015) Technology Doesn’t Sound Like the Problem: Insight into the 2015 SynbioLEAP Landscaping Meeting, February 2015 Washington D.C.

• Rutten V, Munabi A, Riche F, Lewy G, Wilson H, Pipan M, Bhate S, Nghiem T-A, Kaufhold W, Haseloff J, Rubert A, González A, Quijano A, Llopis I, Gavaldá J, Estellés L, Vásquez M, Orzáez D, Deal C, Gray J, Spiegel M, Monsey S, Middlemiss A, Day J, Patron NJ* (2015) A Standard Type IIS Syntax for Plants. RFC #106

• Belhaj K, Chaparro-Garcia A, Kamoun S*, Patron NJ*, Nekrasov V* (2015) Editing plant genomes with CRISPR/Cas9 Current Opinion in Biotechnology 32:76–84

• Patron NJ* (2014) DNA assembly for plant biology: techniques and tools. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 19:14–19  

• Engler C, Youles M, Grützner R, Ehnert T-M, Werner S, Jones JDG, Patron NJ*, Marillonnet S* (2014) A Golden Gate Modular Cloning Toolbox for Plants ACS Synthetic Biology

• Giordano A, Liu Z, Panter SN, Dimech AM, Shang Y, Wijesinghe H, Fulgueras K, Ran R, Mouradov A, Rochfort S, Patron NJ,  Spangenberg GC* (2014) Paspalum dilatatum by Down-Regulation of a Cinnamoyl CoA Reductase Gene  Transgenic Research 23(3):503-17

• Ran Y, Patron NJ, Yu Q, Georges S, Mason J, Spangenberg G* (2014) Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Lolium rigidum Gaud Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 1181(1):67-75

• Santelia D, Kötting O, Seung D, Schubert M, Thalman M, Bischof S, Meekins DA, Lutz A, Patron NJ, Gentry, MS, Allain F H-T, Zeeman SC* (2011) The phosphoglucan phosphatase-like sex Four2 dephosphorylates starch at the C3-position in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 23(11):4096-111

• O’Brien AL, Patron NJ & Rogers S* (2010) Evolutionary ancestry and novel functions of the mammalian glucose transporter (GLUT) family BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:152

• Elias M, Patron NJ & Keeling PJ* (2009) The RAB Family GTPase Rab1A from Plasmodium falciparum defines a Unique paralog shared by chromalveolates and rhizaria. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 56(4):348-56

• Kopriva S*, Patron NJ, Leustek T, Keeling P (2008) Phylogenetic analysis of sulfate assimilation and cysteine biosynthesis in phototrophic organisms. In: Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Vol. 27 – Sulfur metabolism in phototrophic organisms. Hell R., Leustek T., Dahl C., Knaff D. eds. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 33-60

• Patron NJ*, Durnford DG & Kopriva S (2008) Sulfate assimilation in eukaryotes: fusions, relocations and lateral transfers. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:39

• Patron NJ, Waller RF Cozijnsen, AJ & Howlett BJ* (2007) Evolution and heredity of epipolythiodioxopiperazine (ETP) gene clusters in filamentous ascomycetes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:174

• Patron NJ* & Waller RF (2007) Transit Peptide Diversity and Divergence: A Global Analysis Of Plastid Targeting Signals. BioEssays, 29:1048-1058

• Rogers MB, Patron NJ & Keeling PJ* (2007) Horizontal transfer of a eukaryotic plastid-targeted protein gene to a cyanobacteria. BMC Biology 5:26

• Patron NJ, Inagaki Y, & Keeling PJ* (2007) Multiple gene phylogenies support the monophyly of cryptomonad and haptophyte host lineages. Current Biology 17: 887-91

• Eisen JA*, Wu M, Wu D, Thiagarajan M, Wortman JR, Badger JH, Ren Q, Amedeo P, Jones KM, Tallon LJ, Delcher AL, Salzberg SL, delToro C, Ryder HF, Williamson SC, Barbeau RA, Silva JC, Haas BJ, Majoros WH, Farzad M, Carlton JM, Garg J, Pearlman RE, Karrer KM, Sun L, Smith Jr. RK, Manning G, Elde NC, Turkewitz AP, Asai DJ, Wilkes DE, Wang Y, Cai H, Collins K, Wilamowska K, Ruzzo WL, Weinberg, Stewart BA, Lee SR, Wloga D, Rogowski K, Frankel J, Gaertig J, TsaoC-C, Gorovsky MA, Keeling PJ, Waller RF, Patron NJ, Cherry JM, Stover NA, Krieger CJ, Hamilton EP, Orias E, Coyne RS (2006) Macronuclear genome sequence of the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila, a model eukaryote PLoS Biology 29;4(9)

• Gile G, Patron NJ & Keeling PJ* (2006)EFL GTPase in Cryptomonads and the Distribution of EFL and EF-1α in Chromalveolates Protist 157:435-444

• Patron NJ, Rogers MB & Keeling PJ* (2006) Comparative rates of evolution in endosymbiotic nuclear genomes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6: 46

Waller RF, Patron NJ Keeling PJ*& (2006) Phylogenetic history of plastid-targeted proteins in peridinin-containing dinoflagellates. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 56: 1439-1447

• Patron NJ, Waller RF & Keeling PJ* (2006) A tertiary plastid uses genes from two endosymbionts. Journal of Molecular Biology 357, 1373-1382

• Patron NJ & Keeling PJ* (2005) Common evolutionary origin of starch biosynthetic enzymes in green and red algae. Journal of Phycology 41, 1131-1141
Luigi Provasoli Award 2006

• Williams BA, Slamovits CH, Patron NJ, Fast NM & Keeling PJ* (2005) A high frequency of overlapping gene expression in compacted eukaryotic genomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, 10936-19041

• Takishita K, Patron NJ, Ishida K-I, Maruyama T & Keeling PJ* (2005) A Transcriptional Fusion of Genes Encoding Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (GAPDH) and Enolase in Dinoflagellates. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 52;4, 343-348

• Patron NJ, Waller RF, Archibald JM & Keeling PJ* (2005) Complex protein targeting to dinoflagellate plastids. Journal of Molecular Biology. 13;348, 1015-24.

• Stevens M, Patron NJ, Dolby CA, Weekes R, Hallsworth PB, Lemaire O & Smith HG (2005) Distribution and properties of geographically distinct isolates of sugar beet yellowing viruses. Plant Pathology 54, 100-107

• Patron NJ, Rogers MB & Keeling PJ* (2004) Gene replacement of fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase supports the hypothesis of a single photosynthetic ancestor of chromalveolates. Eukaryotic Cell 5, 1169-75

• Patron NJ, Greber B, Fahy BF, Laurie DA, Parker ML & Denyer K* (2004) The lys5 mutations of barley reveal the nature and importance of plastidial ADP-glc transporters for starch synthesis in cereal endosperm. Plant Physiology 135, 2088-97

• Johnson P, Patron NJ, Bottrill AR, Dinges JR, Fahy BF, Parker ML, Waite DN and Denyer K* (2003) A low-starch barley mutant, Riso 16 lacking the cytosolic small subunit of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase, reveals the importance of the cytosolic isoform and the identity of the plastidial small subunit. Plant Physiology 131, 684-96

• Patron NJ, Smith AM, Fahy BF, Hylton CM, Naldrett M, Rossnagel BG & Denyer K* (2002) The altered pattern of amylose accumulation in the endosperm of low-amylose barley cultivars is attributable to a single mutant allele of granule-bound starch synthase I with a deletion in the 5′ non-coding region. Plant Physiology 130, 190-198

• Smith H and  Patron NJ* (2000) Risk assessment of virus resistant transgenic sugar beet. British Sugar Beet Review 68( 2), 7-50

• Patron NJ, Mayo MA, Barker H, Liney MS, Smith HG* (1998) Assessment of risks associated with growing virus resistant transgenic sugar beet. Aspects of Applied Biology 52;287-293