Yates, S.A., Chernukhin, I., Alvarez R., Bechtold U., Baeshen, M., Baeshen, N., Sabir, J., Lawson, T. and Mullineaux, P.M. (2014) The temporal foliar transcriptome of the perennial C3 desert plant Rhazya stricta in its natural environment. BMC Plant Biology, 14: 2

Lawson T., Davey P. A., Yates S. A., Bechtold U., Baeshen M., Baeshen N., Sabir J. and Mullineaux P. M., (2014) C3 photosynthesis in the desert plant Rhazya stricta is fully functional at high temperatures and light intensities. New Phytologist, 201: 862-873

Bechtold U., Albihlal, W.S., Lawson, T., Fryer, M.J., Sparrow, P.A.C., Richard, F., Persad, R., Bowden, L., Hickman, R., Martin, C., Beynon, J.L., Buchanan-Wollaston, V., Baker, N.R., Morison, J.I.L., Schöffl, F., Ott, S. and Mullineaux P.M. (2013) Arabidopsis HEAT SHOCK TRANSCRIPTION FACTORA1b over-expression enhances water productivity, resistance to drought and infection. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64: 3467-3481.

Bechtold U. and Mullineaux P.M. (May 2013) US patent application entitled: Plant responses, US patent number 8,445,747

Lapin D., Meyer, R.C., Takahashi H., Bechtold U. and Van den Ackerveken G. (2012) Broad spectrum resistance of Arabidopsis C24 to downy mildew is mediated by different combinations of isolate-specific loci. New Phytologist, 196:1171-1181

Bechtold U.*, Lawson T., Meyer R.C., Mejia-Carranza J., Brown I.R., Altmann T., Ton J. and Mullineaux P.M. (2010) Constitutive salicylic acid defences do not compromise seed yield, drought tolerance and water productivity in the Arabidopsis accession C24. Plant Cell & Environment, 33:1959 – 1973

Bechtold U.*, Rabbani N., Mullineaux P.M. and Thornalley P.J. (2009) Quantitative measurement of specific biomarkers for protein oxidation, nitration and glycation in Arabidopsis leaves. The Plant Journal, 59: 661-671

Bechtold U., Richard O., Zamboni A., Gapper C., Geisler M., Pogson B., Schöffl F., Karpinski S. and Mullineaux P.M. (2008) Impact of chloroplastic- and extracellular-sourced ROS on high light responsive gene expression in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 59: 121-133

Flors C., Fryer M.J., Waring J., Reeder B., Bechtold U., Mullineaux P.M., Nonell S., Wilson M.T. and Baker N.R. (2006) Imaging the production of singlet oxygen in vivo using a new fluorescent sensor, Singlet Oxygen Sensor Green® Journal of Experimental Botany, 57: 1725-1734

Bechtold U., Karpinski S. and Mullineaux P.M. (2005) The influence of the light environment and photosynthesis on oxidative signalling responses in plant-biotrophic pathogen interactions. Plant Cell & Environment 28: 1046-1055

Ball L., Accotto G-P., Bechtold U., Creissen G., Funck D., Jimenez A., Kular B., Leyland N., Meija-Carranza J., Reynolds H., Karpinski S., and Mullineaux P.M (2004) Evidence for a Direct Link between Glutathione Biosynthesis and Stress Defense Gene Expression in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell, 16: 2448 -2 462

Bechtold U., Murphy D.J., and Mullineaux P.M.  (2004) Arabidopsis Peptide Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase 2 prevents cellular oxidative damage in long nights. The Plant Cell, 16: 908-919

Gustavsson N., Kokke B.P.A., Härndahl U., Silow M., Bechtold U., Poghosyan Z., Murphy D.J., Boelens W.C. and Sundby C. (2002) A peptide methionine sulfoxide reductase highly expressed in photosynthetic tissue in Arabidopsis thaliana can protect the chaperone-like activity of a chloroplast-localized small heat shock protein. The Plant Journal, 29: 1-10

Bechtold U., Pahlich E. and Lea P.J. (1998) Methionine sulphoximine does not inhibit pea and wheat glutamate dehydrogenase. Phytochemistry, 49: 347-354

* corresponding author

Recent scientific presentations:

  • Invited seminar, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, September 2014
  • Selected speaker at ICAR meeting, Vancouver, Canada, August 2014
  • Keynote speaker at the FESBP, Dublin, Ireland, June 2014
  • Invited seminar at CGIAR- ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India, March 2014

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