Hwang Y*, Han S*, Yoo CY*, Hong L, You C, Le BH, Shi H, Zhong S, Hoecker U, Chen X, Chen M (2022) Anterograde signaling controls plastid transcription via sigma factors separately from nuclear photosynthesis genes. Nature Commun 13:7440
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Yoo CY*, Jiangman He*, Qing Sang*, Qiu Y, Long L, Kim RJ, Chong E, Hahm J, Morffy N, Zhou P, Strader L, Nagatani A, Mo B, Chen X, Chen M (2021) Direct photoresponsive inhibition of a p53-like transcription activation domain in PIF3 by Arabidopsis phytochrome B. Nature Commun 12:5614
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Willige BC*, Zander M*, Yoo CY, Phan A, Garza RM, Trigg SA, He Y, Nery JR, Chen H, Chen M, Ecker JR, Chory J (2021) PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTORs trigger environmentally responsive chromatin dynamics. Nature Genet 53:955-961

Qiu Y*, Pasoreck EK*, Yoo CY*, He J, Wang H, Bajracharya A, Li M, Larsen H, Cheung S, Chen M (2021) RCB initiates Arabidopsis thermomorphogenesis by stabilizing the thermoregulator PIF4 in the daytime. Nature Commun 12:2042
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Yoo CY, Han S, Chen M (2020) Nucleus-to-plastid phytochrome signaling in controlling chloroplast biogenesis. Annu Plant Rev 3:251-280 

Yoo CY, Pasoreck EK, Wang H, Cao J, Blaha GM, Weigel D, Chen M (2019) Phytochrome activates the plastid-encoded RNA polymerase for chloroplast biogenesis via nucleus-to-plastid signaling. Nature Commun 10:2629  

Yang EJ*, Yoo CY*, Liu J*, Wang H, Cao J, Li F, Pryer K, Sun T, Weigel D, Zhou P, Chen M (2019) NCP activates chloroplast transcription by controlling light-dependent dual nuclear and plastidial switches. Nature Commun 10:2630  
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Yoo CY, Williams D, Chen, M (2019) Quantitative analysis of photobodies. Methods Mol Biol 2026:135-141

Yoo CY, Mano N, Finkler A, Weng H, Day IS, Reddy ASN, Poovaiah BW, Fromm H, Hasegawa, PM, Mickelbart MV (2019) A Ca2+/CaM-regulated transcriptional switch modulates stomatal development in response to water deficit. Sci Rep 9:12282

Nevarez PA, Qiu Y, Inoue H, Yoo CY, Benfey PN, Schnell DJ, Chen M (2017) Mechanism of dual-targeting of the phytochrome signaling component HEMERA/pTAC12 to plastids and the nucleus. Plant Physiol 173:1953-1966

Sandoval JF, Yoo CY, Gosney MJ, Mickelbart MV (2016) Growth of Arabidopsis thaliana and Eutrema salsugineum in a closed growing system designed for quantification of plant water use. J. Plant Physiol 193:110-118

Huang H, Yoo CY, Bindbeutel RK, Goldsworthy J, Tielking A, Alvarez S, Naldrett MH, Evans B, Chen M, Nusinow DA (2016) PCH1 integrates circadian and light-signaling pathways to control photoperiod-responsive growth in Arabidopsis. eLife 5:e13292

Zhou XF*, Jin YH*, Yoo CY, Lin XL, Kim WY, Yun DJ, Bressan RA, Hasegawa PM, Jin JB (2013) Cyclin H;1 regulates drought stress response and blue light-induced stomatal opening by inhibiting ROS accumulation in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 162:1030-1041

Weng H, Yoo CY, Gosney MJ, Hasegawa PM, Mickelbart MV (2012) Poplar GTL1 is a calcium/calmodulin-binding transcription factor that functions in plant water use efficiency and drought tolerance. PLoS ONE 7:e32925

Yoo CY, Hasegawa PM, Mickelbart MV (2011) Regulation of stomatal density by the GTL1 transcription factor for improving water use efficiency. Plant Signal Behav 6:1069-1071

Miura K, Lee J, Gong Q, Ma S, Jin JB, Yoo CY, Miura T, Sato A, Bohnert HJ, Hasegawa PM (2011) SIZ1 regulation of phosphate starvation-induced root architecture remodeling involves the control of auxin accumulation. Plant Physiol 155:1000-1012

Yoo CY, Pence HE, Jin JB, Miura K, Gosney MJ, Hasegawa PM, Mickelbart MV (2010) The Arabi-dopsis GTL1 transcription factor regulates water use efficiency and drought tolerance by modulating via transrepression of SDD1. Plant Cell 22:4128-4141

Yoo CY, Pence HE, Hasegawa PM, Mickelbart MV (2009) Regulation of transpiration to improve crop water use. Crit Rev Plant Sci 28:410-431    

Miura K, Lee J, Jin JB, Yoo CY, Miura T, Hasegawa PM (2009) Sumoylation of ABI5 by the Arabidopsis SUMO E3 ligase SIZ1 negatively regulates abscisic acid signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106:5418-5423

Jin JB, Jin YH, Lee J, Miura K, Yoo CY, Kim WY, Van Oosten M, Hyun Y, Somers DE, Lee I, Yun DJ, Bressan RA, Hasegawa PM (2008) The SUMO E3 ligase, AtSIZ1 flowering by controlling a salicylic promotion pathway and through affects on FLC chromatin structure. Plant J 53:530-540

Miura K, Jin JB, Lee J, Yoo CY, Stirm V, Miura T, Ashworth EN, Bressan RA, Yun DJ, Hasegawa PM (2007) SIZ1-mediated sumoylation of ICE1 controls CBF3/DREB1A expression and freezing tolerance in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 19:1403-1414

Lee J, Nam J, Park HC, Na G, Miura K, Jin JB, Yoo CY, Baek D, Kim DH, Jeong JC, Kim D, Lee SY, Salt DE, Mengiste T, Gong Q, Ma S, Bohnert HJ, Kwak SS, Bressan RA, Hasegawa PM, Yun DJ (2007) Salicylic acid-mediated innate immunity in Arabidopsis is regulated by SIZ1 SUMO E3 ligase. Plant J 49:79-90                                                

Yoo CY, Miura K, Jin JB, Lee J, Park HC, Salt DE, Yun DJ, Bressan RA, Hasegawa PM (2006) SIZ1 small ubiquitin-like modifier E3 ligase facilitates basal thermotolerance in Arabidopsis independent of salicylic acid. Plant Physiol 142:1548-1558