Feng Lab Publications

  • Lyons DB, Briffa A, He S, Choi J, Hollwey E, Colicchio J, Anderson I, Feng X, Howard M, Zilberman D. (2023) Extensive de novo activity stabilizes epigenetic inheritance of CG methylation in Arabidopsis transposons. Cell Reports 2023.02.22. 10.1016/j.celrep.2023.112132

  • Zhao L, Yang Y, Chen J, Lin X, Zhang H, Wang H, Wang H, Bie X, Jiang J, Feng X, Fu X, Zhang X, Du Z, Xiao J. (2023) Dynamic chromatin regulatory programs during embryogenesis of hexaploid wheat. Genome Biology 2023.01.13. 10.1186/s13059-022-02844-2

  • Manavella PA, Herz MAG, Kornblihtt AR, Sorenson R, Sieburth LE, Nakaminami K, Seki M, Ding Y, Sun Q, Kang H, Ariel FD, Crespi M, Giudicatti A, Cai Q, Jin H, Feng X, Qi Y, Pikaard CS. (2022) Beyond transcription: compelling open questions in plant RNA biology. Plant Cell 2022.12.08. 10.1093/plcell/koac346

  • He S, Feng X. (2022) DNA methylation dynamics during germline development. Journal of integrative plant biology 2022.12.07. 10.1111/jipb.13422

  • Buttress T, He S, Wang L, Zhou S, Sun L, Saalbach G, Vickers M, Li P, Feng X. (2022) Histone H2B.8 compacts flowering plant sperm through chromatin phase separation. Nature 2022.11.02. 10.1038/s41586-022-05386-6

  • See commentary in the same issue of Nature: 10.1038/s41586-022-05386-6

  • Ding P, Sakai T, Shrestha R K, Perez N M, Guo W, Ngou B P M, He S, Liu C, Feng X, Zhang R, Vandepoele K, MacLean D, Jones J D G. (2021) Chromatin accessibility landscapes activated by cell-surface and intracellular immune receptors. Journal of Experimental Botany 2021;erab373. 10.1093/jxb/erab373

  • Long J, Walker J, She W, Aldridge B, Gao H, Deans S, Vickers M, Feng X. (2021) Nurse cell-derived small RNAs define paternal epigenetic inheritance in Arabidopsis. Science 373:6550. 10.1126/science.abh0556 Abstract Reprint Full Text

    See commentary in the same issue of Science: 10.1126/science.abj5020

  • Walker J, Zhang J, Liu Y, Vickers M, Dolan L, Nakajima K, Feng X. (2021) Extensive N4 cytosine methylation is essential for Marchantia sperm function. bioRxiv 2021.02.12.428880. 10.1101/2021.02.12.428880

  • Christophorou N, She W, Long J, Hurel A, Beaubiat S, Idir Y, Tagliaro-Jahns M, Chambon A, Solier V, Vezon D, Grelon M, Feng X, Bouché N, Mézard C. (2020) AXR1 affects DNA methylation independently of its role in regulating meiotic crossover localization. PLoS Genetics 16: e1008894

  • Rebecca H. Bloomer, Claire E. Hutchison, Isabel Bäurle, James Walker, Xiaofeng Fang, Pumi Perera, Christos N. Velanis, Serin Gümüs, Christos Spanos, Juri Rappsilber, Xiaoqi Feng, Justin Goodrich, and Caroline Dean. (2020) The Arabidopsis epigenetic regulator ICU11 as an accessory protein of Polycomb Repressive Complex 2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 1920621117

  • Lawrence EJ, Gao H, Tock AJ, Lambing C, Blackwell AR, #Feng X, #Henderson IR. (2019) Natural variation in TBP-ASSOCIATED FACTOR 4b controls meiotic crossover and germline transcription in Arabidopsis. Current Biology 29: 1-11 (#co-corresponding authors)

  • He S, Vickers M, Zhang J, Feng X. (2019) Natural depletion of histone H1 in sex cells causes DNA demethylation, heterochromatin decondensation and transposon activation. eLife 8: e42530

  • Walker J, Gao H, Zhang J, Aldridge B, Vickers M, Higgins JD, Feng X. (2018) Sexual lineage specific DNA methylation regulates Arabidopsis meiosis. Nature Genetics 50: 130-137

  • Hsieh PH, He S, Buttress T, Gao H, Couchman M, #Fischer RL, #Zilberman D, #Feng X. (2016) Arabidopsis male sexual lineage exhibits more robust maintenance of CG methylation than somatic tissues. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113: 15132-15137 (#co-corresponding authors)

  • Park K, Kim MY, Vickers M, Park JS, Hyun Y, #Okamoto T, #Zilberman D, #Fischer RL, #Feng X, #Choi Y, #Scholten S. (2016) DNA demethylation is initiated in the central cells of Arabidopsis and rice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113: 15138-15143 (#co-corresponding authors)

  • Johnson KC, Xia S, Feng X, Li X. (2015) The chromatin remodeler SPLAYED negatively regulates SNC1-mediated immunity. Plant and Cell Physiology 56: 1616-1623

  • Feng X, Zilberman D, Dickinson H. (2013) A conversation across generations: soma-germ cell crosstalk in plants. Developmental Cell 240: 215-225

  • *Ibarra CA, *Feng X, *Schoft VK, *Hsieh TF, Uzawa R, Rodrigues JA, Zemach A, Chumak N, Machlicova A, Nishimura T, Rojas D, Fischer RL, Tamaru H, Zilberman D. (2012) Active DNA demethylation in plant companion cells reinforces transposon methylation in gametes. Science 337: 1360-1364 (*co-first authors)

  • Feng X and Dickinson H. (2010) Tapetal cell fate, lineage and proliferation in the Arabidopsis anther. Development 137: 2409-2416

  • Feng X and Dickinson H. (2010) Cell-cell Interactions during patterning of the Arabidopsis anther. Biochemical Society Transactions 38: 571-576

  • Feng X and Dickinson H. (2007) Packaging the male germline in plants. Trends in Genetics 23: 503-510