• Kang J-H, Gonzales-Vigil E, Matsuba Y, Pichersky E, Barry CS.  Determination of residues responsible for substrate and product specificity of Solanum habrochaites short-chain cis-prenyltransferases.  . Plant Physiol. 164:80-91. (2014).
  • Yu G, Pichersky E. Heterologous expression of methylketone synthases 1 and 2 leads to production of methylketones and myristic acid in transgenic plants . Plant Physiol. 164:612-622. (2014).
  • Gutensohn M, Nguyen TTH, McMahon RD III, Kaplan I, Pichersky E, Dudareva N. Metabolic engineering of monoterpene biosynthesis in tomato fruits via introduction of the non-canonical substrate neryl diphosphate . Met Eng. 24:107-116. (2014).


  • Akhtar TA, Matsuba Y, Schauvinhold I, Yu G, Lees HA, Klein SE, Pichersky E. The tomato cis-prenyltransferase gene family    . Plant J. 73:640–652. (2013).
  • Akhtar TA, E Pichersky. Veratrole biosynthesis in Silene latifolia (white campion) . Plant Physiology. 162:52-62. (2013).
  • Matsuba Y, Nguyen TTH, Wiegert K, Falara V, Gonzales-Vigil E, Leong B, Schäfer P, Kundra D, Wing RA, Bolger A, Usadel B, Tissier A, Fernie AR, Barry CS, Pichersky E. Evolution of a complex locus for terpene biosynthesis in Solanum . Plant Cell. 25:2022-2036. (2013).
  • Gutensohn M, Orlova I, Nguyen TTH, Sitrit Y, Lewinsohn E, Pichersky E, Dudareva N.  Cytosolic monoterpene biosynthesis is supported by plastid-generated geranyl diphosphate substrate in transgenic tomato fruits . Plant J. 75:351-363. (2013).


  • Schilmiller AL, E Pichersky, RL Last. Taming the hydra of specialized metabolism: how systems biology and comparative approaches are revolutionizing plant biochemistry. Op Plant Biol. 15:338-344. (2012).
  • Auldridge ME, GuoY, Austin MB, Ramsey J, Fridman E, Pichersky E, Noel JP. Emergent decarboxylase activity and attenuation of α/β hydrolase activity during the evolution of methylketone biosynthesis in tomato. Plant Cell. 24:1596-1607 . (2012).
  • Klempien A, Y Kaminaga, A Qualley, DA Nagegowda, I Orlova, TJ Baiga, A Kumar Shasany, G Taguchi, CM Kish, BR Cooper, JC D’Auria, D Rhodes, JP Noel, E Pichersky, N Dudareva. The contribution of CoA ligases to the biosynthesis of benzenoids in petunia flowers. Plant Cell. 24:2015-2030. (2012).
  • Schmidt A, Li C, Jones AD, Pichersky E. Characterization of a flavonol 3-O-methyltransferase in the trichomes of the wild tomato species Solanum habrochaites. Planta. 236:839-849. (2012).
  • Park J, María Rodríguez-Moyá, Li M, Pichersky E, San K-Y, Gonzalez. Synthesis of methyl ketones by metabolically engineered Escherichia coli. J Ind Microbiol Biotechn. 39:1703-1712. (2012).
  • Lee S, Kaminaga Y, Cooper B, Pichersky E, Dudareva N, Chapple C. SCPL17 is Rrequired for the benzoylation and sinapoylation of glucosinolates in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 72:411-422. (2012).
  • Li G, Köllner TG, Yin Y, Jiang Y, Xu Y, Gershenzon J, Pichersky E, Chen F. The Non-seed Plant Selaginella moellendorfii has both seed plant and microbial types of terpene synthases. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA). 109:14711-14715. (2012).


  • McDowell RT, J Kapteyn, A Schmidt, C Li, J-H Kang, A Descour, F Shi, M Larson, A Schilmiller, L An, GA Howe, AD Jones, E Pichersky, CA Soderlund, DR Gang. Comparative functional genomic analysis of Solanum glandular trichome types. Plant Physiology. 155:524-539. (2011).
  • Chen F, D Tholl, J Bohlmann, E Pichersky. The family of terpene synthases in plants: A mid-size family that is highly diversified throughout the kingdom. The Plant Journal. 66:212-229. (2011).
  • Schmidt A, C Li, F Shi, AD Jones, E Pichersky. Synthesis of polymethylated myricetin in the trichomes of the wild tomato species Solanum habrochaites. Plant Physiology. 155:1999-2009. (2011).
  • Pichersky E, E Lewinsohn. Convergent evolution in plant specialized metabolism. Ann Rev Plant Biol. 62:549-566. (2011).
  • Falara V, T Akhtar, THT Nguyen, EA Spyropoulou, PM Bleeker, I Schauvinhold,Y Matsuba,ME Bonini, AL Schilmiller,RL Last,R Schuurink, E Pichersky. The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) terpene synthase gene family. Plant Physiol. 157:770-789. (2011).
  • Hoffmann T, R Kurtzer, K Skowranek, P Kiessling, E Fridman, E Pichersky, W Schwab. Metabolic engineering in strawberry fruit uncovers a dormant biosynthetic pathway. Met Eng . 13:527-531. (2011).
  • Bleeker PM, EA Spyropoulou, PJ Diergaarde, H Volpin, MTJ De Both, P Zerbe, J Bohlmann, V Falara, Y Matsuba, E Pichersky, MA Haring, RC Schuurink. Sesquiterpene synthases in S. lycopersicum and S. habrochaites trichomes: Discovery by RNA-Seq and intra- and interspecific variation in expression and activity. Plant Mol Biol. 77:323-336. (2011).


  • Liu P-P, Y Yang, E Pichersky, DF Klessig. Altering expression of benzoic acid/salicylic acid carboxyl methyltransferase 1 compromises systemic acquired resistance and PAMP-triggered immunity in Arabidopsis. Mol Plant Microbe Inter. 23:82-90. (2010).
  • Maeda H, AK Shasany, J Schnepp, I Orlova, G Taguchi, BR Cooper, D Rhodes, E Pichersky, N Dudareva. Phenylalanine, a precursor for phenylpropanoid/benzenoid volatiles, is synthesized predominantly from arogenate in petunia flowers. Plant Cell. 22:832-849. (2010).
  • Snoeren, TAL, R Mumm, EH Poelman, Y Yang, E Pichersky, M Dicke. The herbivore-induced plant volatile methyl salicylate negatively affects attraction of the parasitoid Diadegma semiclausum. J Chem Ecol. 36:479-489. (2010).
  • Falara V, E Pichersky, AK Kanellis. A copal-8-ol diphosphate synthase from the angiosperm Cistus creticus subsp. creticus is a putative key enzyme for the formation of pharmacologically active, oxygen-containing labdane-type diterpenes. Plant Physiol. 154:301-310. (2010).
  • Yu G, TTH Nguyen, Y Guo, I Schauvinhold, ME Auldridge, N Bhuiyan, E Fridman, Y Iijima, JP Noel, E Pichersky. The enzymatic functions of the wild tomato Solanum habrochaites glabratum methylketone synthases 1 and 2. Plant Physiol. 154:67-77. (2010).


  • Ibdah M and E Pichersky. Arabidopsis Chy1 null mutants are deficient in benzoic acid-containing glucosinolates in the seeds. Plant Biology. 11:574-581. (2009).
  • Koeduka T, I Orlova, TJ Baiga, JP Noel, N Dudareva, E Pichersky. The lack of floral synthesis and emission of isoeugenol in Petunia axillaris subsp. parodii is due to a mutation in the isoeugenol synthase gene. Plant J. 58:961-969. (2009).
  • Ibdah M, Y-T Chen, CG Wilkerson, E Pichersky. An aldehyde oxidase in developing seeds of Arabidopsis thaliana converts benzaldehyde to benzoic acid. Plant Physiology. 150:416-423. (2009).
  • Koeduka T, TJ Baiga, JP Noel, E Pichersky.  Biosynthesis of t-anethole in anise (Pimpinella anisum): characterization of t-anol/isoeugenol synthase and a O-methyltransferase specific for the C7-C8 propenyl side chain. Plant Physiol. 149: 384-394. (2009).
  • Schilmiller AL, I Schauvinhold, M Larson, R Xu, AL Charbonneau, A Schmidt, C Wilkerson, RA Last, E Pichersky. Monoterpenes in the glandular trichomes of tomato are synthesized via a neryl diphosphate intermediate rather than geranyl diphosphate. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 106:10865-10870. (2009).
  • Van Moerkercke A, I Schauvinhold, E Pichersky, MA Haring RC Schuurink. A plant thiolase involved in benzoic acid biosynthesis and volatile benzenoid production. Plant J. 60:292-302. (2009).
  • Ben-Israel I, G Yu, MB Austin, N Bhuiyan, M Auldridge, T Nguyen, I Schauvinhold, JP Noel, E Pichersky, E Fridman. Multiple biochemical and morphological factors underlie the production of methylketones in tomato trichomes. Plant Physiology. 151:1952-1964. (2009).
  • Orlova I, DA Nagegowda, CM Kish, M Gutensohn, H Maeda, M Varbanova, E Fridman, S Yamaguchi, A Hanada, Y Kamiya, A Krichevsky, V Citovsky, E Pichersky, N Dudareva. Small subunit of geranyl diphosphate synthase modifies the chain length specificity of phylogenetically distant geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase in plants. Plant Cell. 21: 4002-4017. (2009).


  • Davidovich-Rikanati R, E Lewinsohn, E Bar, Y Iijima, E Pichersky, Y Sitrit. Overexpression of the lemon basil α-zingiberene synthase gene (ZIS) increases both mono- and sesquiterpene content in tomato fruit. Plant J. 56: 228-238. (2008).
  • Phillips MA, JC D’Auria, J Gershenzon, E Pichersky. The Arabidopsis thaliana Type I isopentenyl diphosphate isomerases, IDI1 and IDI2, are targeted to different subcellular compartments and have overlapping functions in isoprenoid biosynthesis. Plant Cell. 20: 677-696. (2008).
  • Falara V, V Fotopoulos, T Margaritis, T Anastasaki, I Pateraki, AM Bosabalidis, D Kafetzopoulos, C Demetzos, E Pichersky, AK Kanellis. Transcriptome analysis approaches for the isolation of trichome-specific genes from the medicinal plant Cistus creticus subsp. Creticus. Plant Mol Biol . 68:633-651. (2008).
  • Pichersky, E. Raging hormones in plants. Nature Chem. Biol. 4: 584-586. (2008).
  • Vlot AC., RK Cameron, Y Yang, S-W Park, D Kumar, F Zhou, C Gustafsson, T Paddukavidana, E Pichersky, DF Klessig. Identification of orthologs of tobacco salicylic-acid binding protein 2 and their role in systemic acquired resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 56: 445-456. (2008).
  • Yang Y, R Xu, CJ Ma, AC Vlot, DF Klessig, E Pichersky. Inactive methyl indole-3-acetic acid ester can be hydrrolyzed and activated by several esterases belonging to the AtMES esterase family of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 147: 1034-1045. (2008).
  • Dudareva N, E Pichersky. Metabolic engineering of plant volatiles. Curr Op Biotech. 19: 181-189. (2008). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Schilmiller AL, RL Last, E Pichersky. Harnessing plant trichome biochemistry for the production of useful compounds. Plant J. 54: 702-711. (2008).
  • Koeduka T, GV Louie, I Orlova, CM Kish, CG Wilkerson, ME Bowman, TJ Baiga, JP Noel, N Dudareva, E Pichersky. The multiple phenylpropene synthases in both Clarkia breweri and Petunia hybrida represent two distinct protein lineages. Plant J. 54: 362-374. (2008). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Zhao N, JL Ferrer, J Ross, J Guan, Y Yang, E Pichersky, JP Noel, F Chen. Structural, biochemical and phylogenetic analyses suggest that indole-3-acetic acid methyltransferase is an evolutionarily ancient member of the SABATH family. Plant Physiol. 146: 455-467 . (2008). Full Text Article (PDF)


  • Davidovich-Rikanati R, Y Sitrit, Y Tadmor, Y Iijima, N Bilenko, E Bar, B Carmona, E Fallik, N Dudai, JE Simon, E Pichersky, E Lewinsohn.  Enrichment of tomato flavor by diversion of the early plastidial terpenoid pathway. Nature Biotech. 25:899-901. (2007). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Forouhar F, A Kuzin, J Seetharaman, I Lee, W Zhou, M Abashidze, K Cunningham, R Xiao, TB Acton, E Pichersky, DF Klessig, CW Porter, GT Montelione, L Tong.  Functional insights from structural genomics. J Struct Funct Genomics. 8:37-44. (2007). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Wang G, E Pichersky. Nicotinamidase participates in the salvage pathway of NAD biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 49:1020-1029. (2007). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Varbanova M, S. Yamaguchi, Y Yang, K McKelvey, A Hanada, R Borochov, F Yu, Y Jikumaru, J Ross, D Cortes, CJ Ma, JP Noel, L Mander, V Shulaev, Y Kamiya, S Rodermel, D Weiss, E Pichersky. Methylation of gibberellins by Arabidopsis GAMT1 and GAMT2. Plant Cell. 19:32-45. (2007). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Tholl D, F Chen, Y Iijima1, E Fridman1, DR Gang, E Lewinsohn, E Pichersky.  Identifying substrates and products of enzymes of plant volatiles with the help of metabolic profiling. Concepts in Plant Metabolomics. (BJ Niklau and E Syrkin Wurtele, eds), Springer, pp. 169-182. (2007). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • D’Auria JC, E Pichersky, A Schaub, A. Hansel, J Gershenzon. Characterization of a BAHD acyltransferase responsible for producing the green leaf volatile (Z)-3-hexen-1-yl acetate in A. thaliana.. Plant J. 49:194-207. (2007).
  • Dexter R, A Qualley, A Marshall, CJ Ma, T Koeduka, B Wood, N Dudareva, E Pichersky, D Clark. Characterization of a petunia acetyltransferase involved in the biosynthesis of the floral volatile isoeugenol. Plant J. 49: 265-275. (2007). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Pichersky E, N. Dudareva. Scent engineering: Toward the goal of controlling how flowers smell. Trends Biotech. 25:105-110. (2007). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Louie, GV, TJ Baiga, ME Bowman, T Koeduka, JH Taylor, SM Spassova, E Pichersky, JP Noel. Structure and reaction mechanism of basil eugenol synthase. PloS One . 2: e993. (2007). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000993. Full Text Article (PDF)


  • Guterman I, Masci T, Chen F, Negre F, Pichersky E, Dudareva N, Weiss D, Vainstein A. Generation of phenylpropanoid pathway-derived volatiles in transgenic plants: rose alcohol acetyltransferase produces phenylethyl acetate and benzyl acetate in petunia flowers. Plant Mol Biol . 60:555-563. (2006).
  • Yang Y, Yuan JS, Ross J, Noel JP, Pichersky E, Chen F. An Arabidopsis thaliana methyltransferase capable of methylating farnesoic acid. Arch Biochem Biophys . 448:123-132. (2006).
  • Iijima Y, Wang G, Fridman E , Pichersky E . Analysis of the enzymatic formation of citral in the glands of sweet basil. Arch Biochem Biophys . 448:141-149. (2006).
  • Dudareva N, Pichersky E.  Floral scent metabolic pathways: Their regulation and evolution. In Biology of Floral Scent (N Dudareva and E Pichersky, eds). CRC Press. 55-78. (2006).
  • Tholl D, Pichersky E . Biosynthesis of volatile terpenes in the flowers of the model plant Arabidopsis thalianaIn Biology of Floral Scent (N Dudareva and E Pichersky, eds). CRC Press. 79-90. (2006).
  • Pichersky E, Noel JP, Dudareva N.  Biosynthesis of Plant Volatiles: Nature’s diversity and Ingenuity. Science, 311. 808 – 811. (2006).
  • Koeduka T, E Fridman, DR Gang, DG Vassão, BL Jackson, CM Kish, I Orlova, SM Spassova, NG Lewis, JP Noel, TJ Baiga, N Dudareva, E Pichersky. Eugenol and isoeugenol, charecteristic aromatic constituents of spices, are biosynthesized via reduction of a coniferyl alcohol ester. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA). 103:10128-10133. (2006).
  • Kaminaga Y, J. Schnepp, G Peel, CM Kish, G Ben-Nissan, D Weiss, I Orlova, O Lavie, D Rhodes, K Wood, D. Marshall Porterfield, AJL Cooper, JV Schloss, E Pichersky, A Vainstein, N Dudareva. Phenylacetaldehyde synthase from Petunia hybrida is a biofunctional enzyme that catalyzes the efficient coupling of phenylalanine decarboxylation to phenylalanine oxidation. J Biol Chem. 281: 23357-233666. (2006).


  • Dafny-Yelin M, Guterman I, Menda N, Ovadis M, Shalit M, Pichersky E, Zamir D, Lewinsohn E, Adam Z, Weiss D and Vainstein A. Flower proteome: changes in protein spectrum during the advanced stages of rose petal development. Planta. 222:37-46. (2005). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Qin G, Gu H, Zhao Y, Ma Z, Shi G, Yang Y, Pichersky E, Chen F, Liu M, Chen Z, Qu L-J. Regulation of auxin homeostasis and plant development by an indole-3-acetic acid carboxyl methyltransferase in Arabidopsis  . Plant Cell . 17:2693-2704. (2005).
  • Forouhar F, Yang Y, Kumar D, Chen Y, Fridman E, Park SW, Chiang Y, Acton TB, Montelione GT, Pichersky E, Klessig DF, Tong L. Structural and biochemical studies identify     tobacco SABP2 as a methyl salicylate esterase and implicate it in plant innate immunity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 102:1773-1778. (2005).
  • Fridman E, Wang J, Iijima Y, Froehlich JE, Gang DR, Ohlrogge J, Pichersky E. . Metabolic, genomic, and biochemical analyses of glandular trichomes from the wild tomato species Lycopersicon hirsutum identify a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of methylketones. Plant Cell. 17:1252-1267. (2005).
  • Fridman E, Pichersky E. . Metabolomics, genomics, proteomics, and the identification of enzymes and their substrates and products  . Curr Op in Plant Biol . 8:242-248. (2005).
  • Tholl D, Chen F, Petri J, Gershenzon J, Pichersky E. Two sesquiterpene synthases are responsible for the complex mixture of sesquiterpenes emitted from Arabidopsis flowers. Plant J. 42:757-771. (2005).


  • Iijima Y, DR Gang, R Fridman, E Lewinsohn, E Pichersky.  Characterization of geraniol synthase from the peltate glands of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum). Plant Physiol. 134:370-379 . (2004).
  • Hendricks CL, JR Ross, E Pichersky, JP Noel, ZS Zhou. An enzyme-coupled colorimetric assay for S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferases. Anal Biochem. 326: 100-105. (2004).
  • Tholl D, Kish CM, Orlova I, Sherman D, Gershenzon J, Pichersky E, Dudareva N. Formation of monoterpenes in Antirrhinum majus and Clarkia breweri flowers involves heterodimeric geranyl diphosphate synthases. Plant Cell. 16:977-992. (2004).
  • Li L, Y Zhao, B Wingerd, J Wang, M Whalon, E Pichersky, GA Howe. The tomato homolog of CORONATINE-INSENSITIVE1 is required for the maternal control of seed maturation, jasmonate-signaled defense responses, and glandular trichome development . Plant Cell . 16:126-143. (2004).
  • Dudareva N, Pichersky E, Gershenzon J. Biochemistry of plant volatiles. Plant Physiol. 135:1893-1902. (2004).
  • Pott MB, Hippauf F, Saschenbrecker S, Chen F, Ross J, Kiefer I, Slusarenko A, Noel JP, Pichersky E, Effmert U, Piechulla B. Biochemical and structural characterization of benzenoid carboxyl methyltransferases involved in floral scent production in Stephanotis floribunda and Nicotiana suaveolens. Plant Physiol. 135:1946-1955. (2004).
  • Chen F, Ro DK, Petri J, Gershenzon J, Bohlmann J, Pichersky E, Tholl D. Characterization of a root-specific Arabidopsis terpene synthase responsible for the formation of the volatile monoterpene 1,8-cineole. Plant Physiol. 135:1956-1966. (2004).
  • Pichersky E. Plant scents. American Scientist. 92: 514-521 . (2004).


  • Chen F, JC D’Auria, D Tholl, JR Ross, J Gershenzon, JP Noel, E Pichersky. An Arabidopsis thaliana gene for methylsalicylate biosynthesis, identified by a biochemical genomics approach, has a role in defense. Plant J . 36:577-588. (2003).
  • Shalit M, Guterman I, H Volpin, E Bar, T Tamari, N Menda, Z Adam, D Zamir, A Vainstein, D Weiss, E Pichersky, E Lewinsohn. Volatile ester formation in roses: identification of an acetyl-CoA:geraniol acetyltransferase in developing rose petals. Plant Physiol . 131:1868-1876. (2003).
  • Zubieta C, P Koscheski, JR Ross, Y Yang, E Pichersky, J Noel. Structural basis for substrate recognition in the salicylic acid carboxyl methyltransferase family. Plant Cell. 15:1704-1716. (2003).
  • Noel JP, RA Dixon, E Pichersky, C Zubieta, JL Ferrer. Structural, functional, and evolutionary basis for methylation of plant small molecules. In Recent Advances in Phytochemistry, vol. 37. Oxford: Elsevier Science Ltd. 37-58. (2003).
  • D’Auria JC, F Chen, E Pichersky. The SABATH family of methyltransferases in Arabidopsis thaliana and other plant species . In Recent Advances in Phytochemistry, vol. 37. Oxford: Elsevier Science Ltd. 253-283. (2003).
  • Chen F, D Tholl, JC D’Auria, A Farooq, E Pichersky, J Gershenzon. Biosynthesis and Emission of Terpenoid Volatiles from Arabidopsis Flowers . Plant Cell 2003 . 15: 481-494. (2003).


  • Guterman I, M Shalit, N Menda, D Piestun, M Dafny-Yelin, G Shalev, E Bar, O Davydov, M Ovadis, M Emanuel, J Wang, Z Adam, E Pichersky, E Lewinsohn, D Zamir, A Vainstein, D Weiss. Rose scent: A genomic approach to discover floral fragrance-related genes. Plant Cell . 14: 2325-2338. (2002).
  • Gang DR, T Beuerle, P Ullmann, D Werck-Reichhart, E Pichersky. Differential production of meta hydroxylated phenylpropanoids in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) peltate glandular trichomes and leaves is controlled by the activities of specific acyltransferases and hydroxylases. Plant Physiol . 130: 1536-1544. (2002).
  • D’Auria JC, Chen F, E Pichersky. Characterization of an acyltransferase capable of synthesizing benzylbenzoate and other volatile esters in flowers and damaged leaves of Clarkia breweri. Plant Physiol . 130:466-476. (2002).
  • Pott MB, E Pichersky, B Piechulla. Evening-specific oscillation of scent emission, SAMT enzyme activity, and mRNA in flowers of Stephanotis floribunda. J Plant Physiol . 159:925-934. (2002). Full Text Article (PDF)
  • Lavid N, J Wang, M Shalit, I Gutterman, E Bar, T Beuerle, D Weiss, A Vainstein, E Pichersky, E Lewinsohn. O-methyltransferases involved in the biosynthesis of volatile phenolic derivatives in rose petals. Plant Physiol . 129:1899-1907. (2002).
  • Guiamet JJ, E Tyystjarvi, T Tyystjarvi, I John, M Kairavuo, E Pichersky, LD Nooden. Photoinhibition and loss of Photosysten II reaction center proteins during senescence of soybean leaves. Enhancement of photoinhibition by the “stay-green” mutation cytG. Physiologia Plantarum. 115:468-478. (2002).
  • Beuerle T, E Pichersky. Purification and characterization of benzoate:Coenzyme A ligase from Clarkia breweri. Arch Biochem Biophys . 400:258-264. (2002).
  • Pichersky E, J Gershenzon. The formation and function of plant volatiles: perfumes for pollinator attraction and defense. Curr Op Plant Biol. 5:237-243. (2002).
  • Beuerle T, E Pichersky. Enzymatic Synthesis and Purification of Aromatic Coenzyme A Esters. Anal Biochem. 302:305-312. (2002).
  • Gang DR, N Lavid, C Zubieta, F Chen, T Beuerle, E Lewinsohn, JP Noel, E Pichersky. Characterization of phenylpropene O-methyltransferases from sweet basil: Facile change of substrate specificity and convergent evolution within a plant OMT family. Plant Cell . 14:505-519. (2002).


  • Guterman I, M Dafny-Yelin, M Shalit, M Emanuel, N Shaham, D Piestun, A Zuker, M Ovadis, M Lavy, N Lavid, E Lewinsohn, E Pichersky, A Vainstein, D Zamir, Z Adam, D Weiss. An integrated genomic approach to discover fragrance-related genes in rose petals. Flowering Newsletter . 32:31-37. (2001).
  • Zaccai M, E Lewinsohn, E Pichersky. Modifying Lisianhus traits by genetic engineering. Acta Hort. 552:137-142. (2001).
  • Vainstein A, E Lewinsohn, E Pichersky, D Weiss. Floral fragrance. New inroads into an old commodity. Plant Physiol. 127:1383-1389. (2001).
  • Lewinsohn E, F Schalechet, J Wilkinson, Kenji Matsui, Y Tadmor, KH Nam, O Amar, E Lastochkin, O Larkov, U Ravid, W Hiatt, S Gepstein, E Pichersky. Enhanced levels of the aroma and flavor compound S-linalool by metabolic engineering of the terpenoid pathway in tomato fruits. Plant Physiol . 127:1256-1265. (2001).
  • Gang DR, J Wang, N Dudareva, KY Nam, J Simon, E Lewinsohn, E Pichersky. An investigation of the storage and biosynthesis of phenylpropenes in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L.). Plant Physiol . 125:539-555. (2001).


  • Dudareva N, E Pichersky. Biochemical and molecular genetic aspects of floral scent. Plant Physiol . 122:627-633. (2000).
  • Pichersky E, D Gang. Genetics and biochemistry of specialized metabolites in plants: an evolutionary perspective. Trends Plant Sci. 5:439-445. (2000).


  • Ross JR, KH Nam, JC D’Auria, E Pichersky. S-adenosyl-L-methionine:salicylic acid carboxyl methyltransferase, an enzyme involved in floral scent production and plant defense, represents a new class of plant methyltransferases . Arch Biochem Biophys. 367:9-16. (1999).


  • Dudareva N, JC D’Auria, KH Nam, RA Raguso, E Pichersky. Acetyl CoA:benzylalcohol acetyltransferase – an enzyme involved in floral scent production in Clarkia breweri. Plant J . 14:297-304. (1998).
  • Dudareva N, RA Raguso, J Wang, JR Ross, E Pichersky. . Floral scent production in Clarkia breweri. III. Enzymatic synthesis and emission of benzenoid esters. Plant Physiol . 116:599-604. (1998).
  • Cseke L, N Dudareva, E Pichersky. Structure and evolution of linalool synthase. Mol Biol Evol. 15:1491-1498. (1998).


  • Wang J, N Dudareva, S Bhakta, RA Raguso, E Pichersky. Floral scent Production in Clarkia breweri (Onagraceae). II. Localization and developmental modulation of the enzyme SAM:(Iso)Eugenol O-methyltransferase and phenylpropanoid emission. Plant Physiol. 114:213-221. (1997).


  • Dudareva N, L Cseke, VM Blanc, E Pichersky. Evolution of floral scent in Clarkia: Novel patterns of S-linalool synthase gene expression in the C. breweri flower. Plant Cell . 8: 1137-1148. (1996).


  • Pichersky E, E Lewinsohn, R Croteau. Purification and characterization of S-linalool synthase, an enzyme involved in the production of floral scent in Clarkia breweri. Arch Biochem Biophys. 316:803-807. (1995).