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Pasche S., Calmin G., Auderset G., Crovadore J., Pelleteret P., Mauch-Mani B., Barja F., Paul B., Jermini M. & Lefort F.: Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi causes chestnut canker symptoms in Castanea sativa shoots in Switzerland.
Fungal Genet Biol 2016, 87:9-21. PMID: 26768710.

Andrés-Barrao C., Saad M.M., Cabello Ferrete E., Bravo D., Chappuis M.L., Ortega Pérez R., Junier P., Perret X. & Barja F.: Metaproteomics and ultrastructure characterization of Komagataeibacter spp. involved in high-acid spirit vinegar production.
Food Microbiol 2016, 55:112-22. PMID: 26742622.

De Giorgi J., Piskurewicz U., Loubery S., Utz-Pugin A., Bailly C., Mène-Saffrané L. & Lopez-Molina L.: An Endosperm-Associated Cuticle Is Required for Arabidopsis Seed Viability, Dormancy and Early Control of Germination.
PLoS Genet 2015, 11(12):e1005708. PMID: 26681322.

Lefebvre-Legendre L., Reifschneider O., Kollipara L., Sickmann A., Wolters D., Kück U. & Goldschmidt-Clermont M.: A pioneer protein is part of a large complex involved in trans-splicing of a group II intron in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Plant J 2015. PMID: 26611495.

Li K.T., Moulin M., Mangel N., Albersen M., Verhoeven-Duif N.M., Ma Q., Zhang P., Fitzpatrick T.B., Gruissem W, Vanderschuren H: Increased bioavailable vitamin B6 in field-grown transgenic cassava for dietary sufficiency.
Nat Biotechnol 2015, 33(10):1029-32. PMID: 26448082.

Longoni P., Douchi D., Cariti F., Fucile G. & Goldschmidt-Clermont M.: Phosphorylation of the Lhcb2 isoform of Light Harvesting Complex II is central to state transitions.
Plant Physiol 2015. PMID: 26438789.

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