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Towards optimizing wood development in bioenergy trees.
Nieminen KM, Robischon M, Immanen J, Helariutta Y (2012) New Phytol 194:46-53

The role of mobile small RNA species during root growth and development.
Furuta K, Lichtenberger R, Helariutta Y (2012). Curr Opin Cell Biol. 24:211-216

Callose Biosynthesis Regulates Symplastic Trafficking During Root Development.
Vatén A, Dettmer J, Wu S*, Stierhof Y*, Miyashima S*, Yadav SR, Roberts CJ, Campilho A, Bulone V, Lichtenberger R, Lehesranta S, Mähönen AP, Kim JY, Sauer N, Scheres B, Carlsbecker A**, Gallagher KL**, Helariutta Y. (2011) Developmental Cell 21:1144-55.

Bisymmetry in the embryonic root is dependent on cotyledon number and position.
Help H, Mähönen AP, Helariutta Y, Bishopp A (2011) Plant Signal Behav. 2011 Nov 1;6(11). [Epub ahead of print]

Arabidopsis Lateral Root Development 3 is essential for early phloem development and function, and hence for normal root system development.
Ingram P, Dettmer J, Helariutta Y, Malamy JE (2011) Plant J. 68:455-467.

Phloem-transported cytokinin regulates polar auxin transport and maintains vascular pattern in the root meristem.
Bishopp A, Lehesranta S, Vatén A, Help H, El-Showk S, Scheres B, Helariutta K, Mähönen AP, Sakakibara H, Helariutta Y. (2011) Current Biology 21:927-32.

A mutually inhibitory interaction between auxin and cytokinin specifies vascular pattern in roots.
Bishopp A*, Help H*, El-Showk S, Weijers D, Scheres B, Friml J, Benková E, Mähönen AP, Helariutta Y. (2011) Current Biology 21:917-26.

Arabidopsis as a model for wood formation.
Zhang J, Elo A, Helariutta Y (2011) Curr Opin Biotechnol. 22:293-9.

Sending mixed messages: auxin-cytokinin crosstalk in roots.
Bishopp A, Benková E, Helariutta Y (2010) Curr Opin Plant Biol. 14:10-16.

Cell signaling by microRNA165/6 mediates gene dosage dependent root cell fate.
Carlsbecker A*, Lee J-Y*, Roberts C**, Dettmer J**, Lehesranta S**, Zhou J**, Lindgren O***, Moreno M***, Vatén A***, Thitamadee S, Campilho A, Sebastian J, Bowman JL, Helariutta Y****, Benfey PN****. (2010) Nature 465:316-21.

Vascular pattern formation in plants.
Scarpella E, Helariutta Y (2010) Curr Top Dev Biol. 91:221-65.

Cell-to-cell communication in vascular morphogenesis.
Lehesranta SJ, Lichtenberger R, Helariutta Y. (2009) Curr Opin Plant Biol. 13:59-65.

Stem cell function during plant vascular development.
Elo A, Immanen J, Nieminen K, Helariutta Y (2009) Semin Cell Dev Biol. 20:1097-106.

Cytokinin signaling during root development.
Bishopp A, Help H, Helariutta Y (2009) Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 276:1-48

Hormone interactions during vascular development.
Dettmer J*, Elo A*, Helariutta Y (2009) Plant Mol Biol 69:347-60.

Cytokinin signaling regulates cambial development in poplar.
Nieminen K, Immanen J, Laxell M, Kauppinen L, Tarkowski P, Dolezal K, Tähtiharju S, Elo A, Decourteix M, Ljung K, Bhalerao R, Keinonen K, Albert VA, Helariutta Y. (2008) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105:20032-7.

Diarch symmetry of the vascular bundle in Arabidopsis root encompasses the pericycle and is reflected in distich lateral root initiation.
Parizot B, Laplaze L, Ricaud L, Boucheron-Dubuisson E, Bayle V, Bonke M, De Smet I, Poethig SR, Helariutta Y, Haseloff J, Chriqui D, Beeckman T, Nussaume L. (2008) Plant Physiol. 146:140-8.

Expression of xyloglucan endotransglycosylases of Gerbera hybrida and Betula pendula in Pichia pastoris.
Toikkanen JH, Niku-Paavola ML, Bailey M, Immanen J, Rintala E, Elomaa P, Helariutta Y, Teeri TH, Fagerström R. (2007) J. Biotechnol 130:161-170.

The genome of black cottonwood, Populus trichocarpa (Torr. & Gray).
Tuskan GA, Difazio S, Jansson S, Bohlmann J, Grigoriev I, Hellsten U, Putnam N, Ralph S, Rombauts S, Salamov A, Schein J, Sterck L, Aerts A, Bhalerao RR, Bhalerao RP, Blaudez D, Boerjan W, Brun A, Brunner A, Busov V, Campbell M, Carlson J, Chalot M, Chapman J, Chen GL, Cooper D, Coutinho PM, Couturier J, Covert S, Cronk Q, Cunningham R, Davis J, Degroeve S, Dejardin A, Depamphilis C, Detter J, Dirks B, Dubchak I, Duplessis S, Ehlting J, Ellis B, Gendler K, Goodstein D, Gribskov M, Grimwood J, Groover A, Gunter L, Hamberger B, Heinze B, Helariutta Y, Henrissat B, Holligan D, Holt R, Huang W, Islam-Faridi N, Jones S, Jones-Rhoades M, Jorgensen R, Joshi C, Kangasjarvi J, Karlsson J, Kelleher C, Kirkpatrick R, Kirst M, Kohler A, Kalluri U, Larimer F, Leebens-Mack J, Leple JC, Locascio P, Lou Y, Lucas S, Martin F, Montanini B, Napoli C, Nelson DR, Nelson C, Nieminen K, Nilsson O, Pereda V, Peter G, Philippe R, Pilate G, Poliakov A, Razumovskaya J, Richardson P, Rinaldi C, Ritland K, Rouze P, Ryaboy D, Schmutz J, Schrader J, Segerman B, Shin H, Siddiqui A, Sterky F, Terry A, Tsai CJ, Uberbacher E, Unneberg P, Vahala J, Wall K, Wessler S, Yang G, Yin T, Douglas C, Marra M, Sandberg G, Van de Peer Y, Rokhsar D. (2006) Science 313:1596-604.

Signs of change: Identifying hormone receptors that control plant development.
Bishopp A*, Mähönen AP*, Helariutta Y (2006) Development 133:1857-1869.

Cytokinins regulated bidirectional phosphorelay network.
Mähönen AP*, Higuchi M*, Törmäkangas K, Kinosita K, Pischke M, Sussman MR, Helariutta Y*, Kakimoto T* (2006) Current Biology 16:1116-1122.

Cytokinin signaling and its inhibitor AHP6 regulate cell fate during vascular development.
Mähönen AP, Bishopp A*, Higuchi M*, Nieminen KM, Kinoshita K, Törmäkangas K, Ikeda Y, Oka A, Kakimoto T*, Helariutta Y* (2006) Science 311:94-98.

Phloem and xylem specification: pieces of the puzzle emerge.
Carlsbecker A, Helariutta Y (2005) Curr Opin Plant Biol. 8:512-7.

Arabidopsis as a genetic model for xylem development.
Nieminen K, Kauppinen L, Helariutta Y (2004) Plant Physiol 135:653-659.

In planta functions of the Arabidopsis cytokinin receptor family.
Higuchi M*, Pischke MS*, Mähönen AP, Miyawaki K, Seki M, Kobayashi M, Shinozaki K, Kato T, Tabata S, Helariutta Y, Sussman MR, Kakimoto T (2004) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101: 8821-8826.

APL regulates vascular identity in Arabidopsis.
Bonke M*, Thitamadee S*, Mähönen AP, Hauser MT, Helariutta Y (2003) Nature 426: 181-186.

Between xylem and phloem: genetic control of cambial activity in plants.
Helariutta Y, Bhalerao R (2003) Plant Biol 52:465-472

A novel two-component hybrid molecule regulates vascular morphogenesis of the Arabidopsis root.
Mähönen AP, Bonke M, Kauppinen L, Riikonen M, Benfey PN, Helariutta Y (2000) Genes & Development 14: 2938-2943.