Five selected publications

1. Li J, Halitschke R, Li D, Paetz C, Su H, Heiling S, Xu S*, Baldwin IT*: Controlled hydroxylations of diterpenoids allow for plant chemical defense without autotoxicity. Science 2021, 371(6526):255-260. Link

2. Xu S*, Stapley J, Gablenz S, Boyer J, Appenroth KJ, Sree KS, Gershenzon J, Widmer A, Huber M*: Low genetic variation is associated with low mutation rate in the giant duckweed. Nat Commun 2019, 10:1243. Link

3. Xu S*, Kreitzer C, McGale E, Lackus ND, Guo H, Kollner TG, Schuman MC, Baldwin IT, Zhou WW*: Allelic differences of clustered terpene synthases contribute to correlated intraspecific variation of floral and herbivory-induced volatiles in a wild tobacco. New Phytol 2020, 228(3):1083-1096. Link

4. Xu S*#, Brockmöller T*#, Navarro-Quezada A, Kuhl H, Gase K, Ling ZH, Zhou WW, Kreitzer C, Stanke M, Tang HB et al & Baldwin IT*: Wild tobacco genomes reveal the evolution of nicotine biosynthesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2017, 114(23):6133-6138. Link

5. Zhou W, Kugler A, McGale E, Haverkamp A, Knaden M, Guo H, Beran F, Yon F, Li R, Lackus N et al & Xu S*: Tissue-specific emission of (E)-alpha-bergamotene helps resolve the dilemma when pollinators are also herbivores. Curr Biol 2017, 27(9):1336-1341. Link

#: equal contribution

*: corresponding author

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