Preprints at bioRxiv

Brabham, H. J., Hernández-Pinzón, I., Holden, S., Lorang, J., and Moscou, M.J. (2017) An ancient integration in a plant NLR is maintained as a trans-species polymorphism. bioRxiv 239541 doi:10.1101/239541

Clare, S., Kitcher, W., Gardiner, M., Green, P., Hubbard, A., and Moscou, M.J. (2016) Defining the genetic architecture of stripe rust resistance in the barley accession HOR 1428. bioRxiv 093773 doi:10.1101/093773


Panstruga, R. and Moscou, M.J. (2020) What is the molecular basis of nonhost resistance? Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions doi:10.1094/

Read, A.C.alt text, Hutin, M.alt text, Moscou, M.J., Rinaldi, F.C., and Bogdanove, A. J. (2020) Cloning of the rice Xo1 resistance gene and interaction of the Xo1 protein with the defense-suppressing Xanthomonas effector Tal2h Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions doi:10.1094/MPMI-05-20-0131-SC

Hiebert, C.W.alt text, Moscou, M.J.alt text, Hewitt, T., Steuernagel, B., Hernández-Pinzón, I., Green, P., Pujol, V., Zhang, P., Rouse, M.N., Jin, Y., McIntosh, R.A., Upadhyaya, N., Zhang, J., Bhavani, S., Vrána, J., Karafiátová, M., Huang, L., Fetch, T., Doležel, J., Wulff, B.B.H., Lagudah, E., Spielmeyer, W. (2020) Stem rust resistance in wheat is suppressed by a subunit of the Mediator complex Nature Communications doi:10.1038/s41467-020-14937-2

Wei, B., Moscou, M.J., Sato, K., Gourlie, R., Strelkov, S., Aboukhaddour, R. (2020) Identification of a locus conferring dominant susceptibility to Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in barley. Frontiers in Plant Science doi:10.3389/fpls.2020.00158


Bettgenhaeuser, J., Gardiner, M., Spanner, R., Green, P., Hernández-Pinzón, I., Hubbard, A., Ayliffe, M., and Moscou, M.J. (2018) The genetic architecture of colonization resistance in Brachypodium distachyon to non-adapted stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis) isolates. PLoS Genetics 14(9):e1007637. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1007637

Gilbert, B., Bettgenhaeuser, J., Upadhyaya, N., Soliveres, M., Singh, D., Park, R.F., Moscou, M.J., and Ayliffe, M. (2018) Components of Brachypodium distachyon resistance to the nonadapted wheat stripe rust pathogens are simply inherited. PLoS Genetics 14(9):e1007636. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1007636

Ghosh, S., Watson, A., Gonzalez-Navarro, O.E., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R.H., Yanes, L., Mendoza-Suarez, M., Simmonds, J., Wells, R., Rayner, T., Green, P., Hafeez, A., Hayta, S., Melton, R.E., Steed, A., Sarkar, A., Carter, J., Perkins, L., Lord, J., Tester, M., Osbourn, A., Moscou, M.J., Nicholson, P., Harwood, W., Martin, C., Domoney, C., Uauy, C., Hazard, B., Wulff, B.B.H., Hickey, L.T. (2018) Speed breeding in growth chambers and glasshouses for crop breeding and model plant research. Nature Protocols 13:2944-2963. doi:10.1038/s41596-018-0072-z

Omidvar, V., Dugyala, S., Li, F., Rottschaefer, S., Miller, M.E., Ayliffe, M., Moscou, M.J., Kianian, S.F., Figueroa, M. (2018) Detection of race-specific resistance against Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae in Brachypodium species. Phytopathology 108:1443-1454. doi:10.1094/PHYTO-03-18-0084-R

Bailey, P.C., Schudoma, C., Jackson, W., Baggs, E., Dagdas, G., Haerty, W., Moscou, M., Krasileva, K.V. (2018) Dominant integration locus drives continuous diversification of plant immune receptors with exogenous domain fusions. Genome Biology 19:23. doi:10.1186/s13059-018-1392-6


Moscou, M. J. and van Esse, H. P. (2017) The quest for durable resistance. Science 358:1541-1542. doi:10.1126/science.aar4797

Herb, D.W., Benson, A., Carey, D., Cistue, L., Filichkin, T, Fisk, S.P., Helgerson, L., Jennings, R., Li, Y., Meints, B.M., Monsour, R., Moscou, M., Nguygen, A., Onio, A., Romagosa, I., Thiel, R., Thomas, W.B., Tynan, S.P., Vega, V., Vinkemeier, K., Hayes, P.M. (2017) Malt modification and its effects on the contributions of barley genotype to beer flavor. Journal of American Society of Brewing Chemists. 4:354-362 doi:10.1094/ASBCJ-2017-4976-01

Herb, D.W., Meints, B.M., Jennings, R., Romagosa, I., Moscou, M., Carey, D., Cistue, L., Filichkin, T, Fisk, S.P., Helgerson, L., Martens, C., Monsour, R., Thiel, R., Tynan, S., Thomas, W.T.B., Vinkemeier, K., Hayes, P.M. 2017. Effects of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) variety and growing environment on beer flavor. Journal of American Society of Brewing Chemists. 4:345-353 doi:10.1094/ASBCJ-2017-4860-01

Yu, G., Champouret, N., Steuernagel, B., Olivera, P.D., Simmons, J. Williams, C. Johnson, R., Moscou, M.J., Hernández-Pinzón, I., Green, P., Sela, H., Millet, E., Jones, J.D.G., Ward, E.R., Steffenson, B.J., and Wulff, B.B.H. (2017) Discovery and characterization of two new stem rust resistance genes in Aegilops sharonensis. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130:1207–1222 doi:10.1007/s00122-017-2882-8

Hisano, H., Meints, B., Moscou, M.J., Cistue, L., Echávarri, B., Sato, K., and Hayes, P.M. (2017) Selection of transformation-efficient barley genotypes based on TFA (transformation amenability) haplotype and higher resolution mapping of the TFA loci Plant Cell Reports 36:611–620 doi:10.1007/s00299-017-2107-2

Bettgenhaeuser, J., Corke, F.M.K., Opanowicz, M., Green, P., Hernández-Pinzón, I., Doonan, J.H., Moscou, M.J. (2017) Natural variation in Brachypodium links vernalization and flowering time loci as major flowering determinants. Plant Physiology 173:256-268 doi:10.1104/pp.16.00813


Le Fevre, R., O’Boyle, B., Moscou, M.J., and Schornack S. (2016) Colonization of barley by the broad-host hemibiotrophic pathogen Phytophthora palmivora uncovers a leaf development dependent involvement of MLO. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 29: 385-395 doi:10.1094/MPMI-12-15-0276-R

Dawson, A.M., Ferguson, J., Gardiner, M., Green, P., Hubbard, A., and Moscou, M.J. (2016) Isolation and fine mapping of Rps6: An intermediate host resistance gene in barley to wheat stripe rust. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 831-843 doi:10.1007/s00122-015-2659-x


Dawson, A.M., Bettgenhaeuser, J., Gardiner, M., Green, P., Hernández-Pinzón, I., Hubbard, A., and Moscou, M.J. (2015) The development of quick, robust, quantitative phenotypic assays for describing the host-nonhost landscape to stripe rust. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 876 doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00876

Muñoz-Amatriaín, M., Lonardi, S., Luo, M. C., Madishetty, K., Svensson, J.T., Moscou, M.J., Wanamaker, S., Jiang, T., Kleinhofs, A., Muehlbauer, G.J., Wise, R., Stein, N., Ma, Y., Rodriguez, E., Kudrna, D., Bhat, P., Chao, S., Condamine, P., Heinen, S., Resnik, J., Wing, R., Witt, H., Alpert, M., Beccuti, M., Bozdag, S., Cordero, F., Mirebrahim, H., Ounit, R., Wu, Y., You, F., Zheng, J., Doležel, J., Grimwood, J., Schmutz, J., Duma, D., Altschmied, L., Blake, T., Bregitzer, P., Cooper, L., Dilbirligi, M., Falk, A., Feiz, L., Graner, A., Gustafson, P., Hayes, P.M., Lemaux, P., Mammadov, J., and Close, T.J. (2015) Sequencing of 15 622 gene-bearing BACs clarifies the gene-dense regions of the barley genome. The Plant Journal 84: 216-227. doi:10.1111/tpj.12959

Knight, E., Binnie, A., Draeger, T., Moscou, M., Rey, M., Sucher, J., Mehra, S., King, I., and Moore, G. (2015) Mapping the ‘breaker’ element of the gametocidal locus proximal to a block of sub-telomeric heterochromatin on the long arm of chromosome 4Ssh of Aegilops sharonensis. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 128(6):1049-1059 doi:10.1007/s00122-015-2489-x


Wulff, B.H.H. and Moscou, M.J. (2014) Strategies for transferring resistance into wheat: from wide crosses to GM cassettes. Frontiers in Plant Science 5:692 doi:10.3389/fpls.2014.00664

Bettgenhaeuser, J., Gilbert, M., Ayliffe, M., Moscou, M.J. (2014) Nonhost resistance to rust pathogens – a continuation of continua. Frontiers in Plant Science 5:664 doi:10.3389/fpls.2014.00664


Bouyioukos, C., Moscou, M.J., Champouret, N., Hernández-Pinzón I., Ward E.R. and Wulff B.B.H. (2013) Characterisation and analysis of the Aegilops sharonensis transcriptome, a wild relative of wheat in the Sitopsis section. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72782. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072782

Ayliffe, M. Singh, D., Park, R., Moscou, M., Pryor, T. (2013) The infection of Brachypodium distachyon with selected grass rust pathogens. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 26(8): 946-957 doi:10.1094/MPMI-01-13-0017-R

Schornack, S., Moscou, M.J., Ward, E.R., and Horvath, D. M. (2013) Engineering plant disease resistance based on TAL effectors. Annual Review of Phytopathology 51:383-406 doi:10.1146/annurev-phyto-082712-102255


The International Barley Genome Sequencing Consortium (IBSC). (2012) A physical, genetic and functional sequence assembly of the barley genome. Nature 491: 711-716 doi:10.1038/nature11543

Moeller, J.R., Moscou, M.J., Bancroft, T., Skadsen, R.W., Wise, R.P., and Whitham, S.A. (2012) Differential accumulation of host mRNAs on polyribosomes during obligate pathogen-plant interactions. Molecular BioSystems 8:2153-2165 doi:10.1039/C2MB25014D


Muñoz-Amatriaín, M.alt text, Moscou, M.J.alt text, Bhat, P.R., Svensson, J.T., Bartoš, J., Suchánková, P., Šimková, H., Endo, T.R., Fenton, R. D., Wu, Y., Lonardi, S., Castillo, A.M., Chao, S., Cistué, L., Cuesta-Marcos, A., Forrest, K., Hayden, M.J., Hayes, P.M., Horsley, R.D., Kleinhofs, A., Moody, D., Sato, K., Vallés, M.P., Wulff, B.B.H., Muehlbauer, G.J., Doležel, J., and Close, T.J. (2011) An improved consensus linkage map of barley based on flow-sorted chromosomes and SNP markers. The Plant Genome 4(3): 238-249 doi:10.3835/plantgenome2011.08.0023

Moscou, M.J., Lauter, N., Steffenson, B., and Wise, R.P. (2011) Quantitative and qualitative stem rust resistance factors in barley are associated with transcriptional suppression of defense regulons. PLoS Genetics 7(7): e1002208 doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002208

Moscou, M.J., Lauter, N., Caldo, R.A., Nettleton, D., and Wise, R.P. (2011) Quantitative and temporal definition of the Mla transcriptional regulon during barley-powdery mildew interactions. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 24(6): 694-705 doi:10.1094/MPMI-09-10-0211


Close, T.J., Bhat, P.R., Lonardi, S., Wu, Y., Rostoks, N., Ramsay, L., Druka, A., Stein, N., Svensson, J.T., Wanamaker, S., Bozdag, S., Roose, M.L., Moscou, M.J., Chao, S., Varshney, R., Szűcs, P., Sato, K., Hayes, P.M., Matthews, D.E., Kleinhofs, A., Muehlbauer, G. J., DeYoung, J., Marshall, D.F., Madishetty, K., Fenton, R.D., Condamine, P., Graner, A., Waugh, R. 2009. Development and implementation of high-throughput SNP genotyping in barley. BMC Genomics 10: 582 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-582

Moscou, M.J. and Bogdanove, A. (2009) A simple cipher governs DNA recognition by TAL effectors. Science 326: 1501 doi:10.1126/science.1178817

Xi, L., Moscou, M.J., Meng, Y., Xu, W. Caldo, R.A., Shaver, M., Nettleton, D., Wise, R.P. (2009) Transcript-based cloning of HvRRP46, a regulator of rRNA processing and R gene-independent cell death in barley-powdery mildew interactions. Plant Cell 21: 3280-3295 doi:10.1105/tpc.109.066167

Meng, Y.alt text, Moscou, M.J.alt text, Wise, R.P. (2009) Blufensin1 negatively impacts basal defense in response to barley powdery mildew. Plant Physiology 149(1): 271-285 doi:10.1104/pp.108.129031


Lauter, N., Moscou, M.J., Habinger, J., Moose, S. (2008) Quantitative genetic dissection of shoot architecture traits in maize: Towards a functional genomics approach. The Plant Genome 1(2): 99-110 doi:10.3835/plantgenome2008.06.0385

Potokina, E., Druka, A., Luo, Z., Moscou, M., Wise, R., Waugh, R., Kearsey, M. (2008) Tissue-dependent limited pleiotropy affects gene expression in barley. Plant Journal 56(2): 287-296 doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03601.x


Wise, R.P., Moscou, M.J., Bogdanove, A.J., Whitham, S.A. (2007) Transcript profiling in host–pathogen interactions. Annual Review of Phytopathology 45: 329-369 doi:10.1146/annurev.phyto.45.011107.143944

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