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    • Satou, M., Enoki, H., Oikawa, A., Ohta, D., Saito, K., Hachiya, T., Sakakibara, H., Kusano, M., Saito, K., Kobayashi, M., Nagata, N., Myouga, F., Shinozaki, K., Motohashi, R.*, Integrated analysis of transcriptome and metabolome of Arabidopsis albino or pale green mutants with disrupted nuclear-encoded chloroplast proteins, Plant Mol. Biol., 85, 411-428, 2014 [link]
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      • Iwaki, T., Guo, L., Ryals, J. A., Yasuda, S., Shimazaki, T., Kikuchi, A., Watanabe, K. N., Kasuga, M., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Ogawa, T., Ohta, D.*, Metabolic profiling of transgenic potato tubers expressing Arabidopsis dehydration response element-binding protein 1A (DREB1A), J. Agric. Food Chem., 61, 893-900, 2013 [link]
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