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Molecular cloning and biochemical characterization of two UDP-glycosyltransferases from poplar. Phytochemistry, in press.
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Zifkin M, Jin A, Ozga JA, Zaharia I, Schernthaner JP, Gesell A, Abrams S, Kennedy JA and Constabel CP (2012)
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Barbehenn RV, Dukatz C, Holt C, Reese A, Martiskainen O, Salminen JP,
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Feeding on poplar leaves by caterpillars potentiates foliar peroxidase action in their guts and increases plant resistance. Oecologia 164: 993-1004.(Link)
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Shoot-root defense signaling and activation of root defense by leaf
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