Vlad, D. & Langdale, J.A. (2022) DEFECTIVELY ORGANIZED TRIBUTARIES 5 is not required for leaf venation patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal

Danila, F., Schreiber, T., Ermakova, M., Hua, C., Vlad, D., Lo, S.F., Chen Y-S., Lambret-Frotte, J., Hermanns, A.S., Athmer, B., von Caemmerer, S., Yu, S-M., Hibberd, J.M., Tissier, A., Furbank, R.T., Kelly, S. & Langdale, J.A. (2022) A single promoter-TALE system for tissue-specific and tuneable expression of multiple genes in rice. Plant Biotech J. 20, 1786-1806

Hughes, T.E. & Langdale, J.A. (2022) SCARECROW is deployed in distinct contexts during rice and maize leaf development. Development 149, dev200410

Serra, L., Tan, S., Robinson, S. & Langdale, J.A. (2022) Flip-Flap: a simple dual-view imaging method for 3D reconstruction of thick plant samples. Plants 11, 506.

Perico, C., Tan, S. & Langdale, J.A. (2022) Developmental Regulation of Leaf Venation Patterns: monocots vs eudicots and the role of auxin. New Phytologist 234, 783-803


Plackett, A.R.G., Emms, D.M., Kelly, S., Hetherington, A.M. & Langdale, J.A. (2021) Conditional stomatal closure in a fern shares molecular features with flowering plant active stomatal responses. Current Biology 31, 4560-4570.


Moody, L.A., Kelly, S., Clayton, R., Weeks, Z., Emms, D.M. & Langdale, J.A. (2020) NO GAMETOPHORES 2 is a novel regulator of the 2D to 3D growth transition in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Current Biology 31, 1-9.

Ermakova, M.,  Arrivault, S.,  Giuliani, R.,  Danila, F.,  Alonso-Cantabrana, H., Vlad, D.L., Ishihara, H.,  Feil, R.,  Guenther, M., Borghi, G.L., Covshoff, S., Ludwig, M., Cousins, A., Langdale, J.A.,  Kelly, S.,  Lunn, J.E., Stitt, M., von Caemmerer, S., &  Furbank, R.T. (2020) Installation of C4 photosynthetic pathway enzymes in rice using a single construct. Plant Biotechnol. J. 

Hughes, T.E. & Langdale, J.A. (2020) SCARECROW gene function is required for photosynthetic development in maize. Plant Direct 4, e00264

Haas, F.B., Fernandez-Pozo, N., Meyberg, R., Perroud, P-F., Göttig, M., Stingl, N.,  Saint-Marcoux, D., Langdale, J.A. & Rensing, S.A. (2020) Single nucleotide polymorphism charting of P. patens reveals accumulation of somatic mutations during in vitro culture on the scale of natural variation by selfing. Frontiers in Plant Science 11, 813.

Li, X., Wang, P., Li, J., Wei, S., Yan, Y., Yang, J., Zhao, M.,  Langdale, J.A. &  Zhou, W. (2020) Maize GOLDEN2-LIKE genes enhance biomass and grain yields in rice by improving photosynthesis and reducing photoinhibition. Communications Biology 3, 1-12.


Vlad, D., Abu-Jamous, B., Wang, P., & Langdale, J. (2019). A modular steroid-inducible gene expression system for use in rice. BMC Plant Biology 19, 426.

Hughes, T.E., Sedelnikova, O.V., Wu, H., Becraft, P.W. & Langdale, J.A. (2019) Redundant SCARECROW genes pattern distinct cell layers in roots and leaves of maize. Development 146, dev.177543


Plackett, A.R., Conway, S.J., Hewett-Hazelton, K.D., Rabbinowitsch, E., Langdale, J.A., Di Stiliio, V.S. (2018) LEAFY maintains apical stem cell activity during shoot development in the fern Ceratopteris richardii. eLife 7, e39625

Nishiyama, T., Sakayama, H., Buschmann, H., de Vries, J., Saint-Marcoux, D., Ullrich, K.K., Wilhelmsson, P.K.I., Vanderstraeten, L., Becker, D., Rombauts, S., Janitza, P., Kern, R., Heyl, A., Rümpler, F., Clay, J.M., Vosolsobě, S., Skokan, R., Toyoda, A., Suzuki, Y., Kagoshima, H., Schijlen, E., Tajeshwar, N., Catarino, B., Hetherington, A.J., Saltykova, A., Bonnot, C., Breuninger, H., Haas, F.B., Symeonidi, A., Radhakrishnan, G.V., Van Nieuwerburgh, F., Deforce,, D., Chang, C., Karol, K.G., Hedrich, R., Ulvskov, P., Glöckner, G., Delwiche, C.F., Petrášek, J., Van de Peer, Y., Friml, J., Quint, M., Beilby, M., Dolan, L., Kohara, Y., Sugano, S., Fujiyama, A., Dunand, C., Zachgo, S., Theißen, G., Delaux, P-M., Hagemann, M., Harholt, J., Langdale, J.A., Van Der Straeten, D., Maumus, F., Gould, S., & Rensing, S.A. (2018) The Chara genome: secondary complexity and implications for plant terrestrialization. Cell 174, 448–464.

Sedelnikova, O.V., Hughes, T.E. & Langdale J.A. (2018) Understanding the Genetic Basis of C4 Kranz Anatomy with a View to Engineering C3 Crops. Annual Reviews in Genetics 52,  249-270.

Saint-Marcoux, D. & Langdale, J.A. (2018) Induction of sexual reproduction in Spirogyra cultures for laser capture microdissection of gametes and zygotes. In: Protocols for Macroalgae Research (B. Charrier, T. Wichard and CRK Reddy, Eds) CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group. pp441-452.

Junqueira, N.E.G., Ortiz Silva, B., Leal-Costa, M.V., Alves-Ferreira, M., Dickinson, H.G., Langdale, J.A., Reinert, F. (2018) Anatomy and Ultrastructure of Embryonic Leaves of the C4 Species Setaria viridis. Ann. Bot. 121, 1163–1172.

Moody, L.A., Kelly, S., Coudert, Y., Nimchuk, Z.L., Harrison, C.J. & Langdale J.A. (2018) Somatic hybridization provides segregating populations for the identification of causative mutations in sterile mutants of the moss Physcomitrella patens. New Phytol. 218, 1270–1277.

Moody, L.A., Kelly, S., Rabbinowitsch, E., & Langdale, J.A. (2018) Genetic Regulation of the 2D to 3D growth transition in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Current Biology 28,1-6.

Schuler, M.L., Sedelnikova, O.V., Walker, B.J., Westhoff, P. & Langdale, J.A. (2018) SHORTROOT-mediated increase in stomatal density has no impact on photosynthetic efficiency in rice. Plant Physiol. 176, 757-772


Wang, P., Khosravesh, R., Karki, S., Tapia, R., Balahadia, C.P., Bandyopadhyay, A., Quick, W.P., Furbank, R., Sage, T.L. & Langdale, J.A. (2017) Re-creation of a key step in the evolutionary switch from C3 to C4 leaf anatomy. Current Biology 27, 3278-3287.

Langdale, J. A. (2017) Q&A. Current Biology 27, R628-R629

Wang, P., Karki, S., Biswal, A.K., Li, H-C., Dionora, M.J., Rizal, G., Yin, X., Schuler, M.L., Hughes, T., Fouracre J.P., Abu Jamous, B., Sedelnikova, O.V., Lo, S-F., Bandyopadhyay, A., Yu, S-M., Kelly, S., Quick, W.P. & Langdale, J.A. (2017) Candidate regulators of early leaf development in maize perturb hormone signalling and secondary cell wall formation when constitutively expressed in rice. Scientific Reports 7, 4535

Frangedakis, E., Saint-Marcoux, D., Moody, L., Rabbinowitsch, E., & Langdale, J.A. (2017) Non-reciprocal complementation of KNOX gene function in land plants. New Phytol. 216, 591-604.


Wang, P., Vlad, D. & Langdale, J.A. (2016) Finding the genes to build C4 rice. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 31, 44-50.


Plackett, A.R.G., Di Stilio, V. & Langdale, J.A. (2015) Ferns: the missing link in shoot evolution and development. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 6, 972.

Rizal, G., Thakur, V., Dionora, J., Karki, S., Wanchana, S., Acebron, K., Larazo, N., Garcia, R., Mabilangan, A., Montecillo, F., Danila, F., Mogul, R., Pablico, P., Leung, H., Langdale, J.A., Sheehy, J., Kelly, S. & Quick, W.P. (2015) Two forward genetic screens for vein density mutants in sorghum converge on a Cytochrome P450 gene in the brassinosteroid pathway. Plant Journal 84, 257-266.

Patron, N.J. ….Langdale, J.A….& Haseloff, J. (53 authors total) (2015) Standards for plant synthetic biology: a common syntax for exchange of DNA parts. New Phytologist 208, 13-19.

Plackett, A.R., Rabbinowitsch, E.H. & Langdale, J.A. (2015) Genetic transformation of the fern Ceratopteris richardii through microparticle bombardment. Plant Methods 11, 37

Szovenyi, P., Frangedakis, E., Ricca, M., Quandt, D., Wicke, S. & Langdale, J.A. (2015) Establishement of Anthoceros agrestis as a model species for studying the biology of hornworts. BMC Plant Biology 15, 98.

Saint-Marcoux, D., Proust, H., Dolan, L., & Langdale, J.A. (2015) Identification of reference genes for real-time quantitative PCR experiments in the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha. PLoS ONE 10, 3.

Saint-Marcoux, D., Billoud, B., Langdale, J.A., & Charrier, B. (2015) Laser capture microdissection in Ectocarpus siliculosus: the pathway to cell-specific transcriptomics in brown algae. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 6 54.


Hughes, T.E., Langdale, J.A., & Kelly, S. (2014). The impact of widespread regulatory neofunctionalisation on homeolog gene evolution following whole genome duplication in maize. Genome Research 24, 1348-1355.

Li, F.W., Villarreal, J.C., Kelly, S., Rothfels, C.J., Melkonian, M., Frangedakis, E., Ruhsam, M., Sigel, E.M., Der, J.P., Pittermann, J., Burge, D.O., Pokorny, L., Larsson, A., Chen, T., Weststrand, S., Thomas, P., Carpenter, E., Zhang, Y., Tian, Z., Chen, L., Yan, Z., Zhu, Y., Sun, X., Wang, J., Stevenson, D.W., Crandall-Stotler, B.J., Shaw, A.J., Deyholos, M.K., Soltis, D.E., Graham, S.W., Windham, M.D., Langdale, J.A., Wong, G.K., Mathews, S., Pryer, K.M. (2014) Horizontal transfer of an adaptive chimeric photoreceptor from bryophytes to ferns. PNAS 111, 6672-6677.

Plackett, A.R.G., Huang, L., Sanders, H.L., and Langdale, J.A. (2014) High-efficiency stable transformation of the model fern species Ceratopteris richardii via microparticle bombardment. Plant Phys. 165 , 3-14.

Fouracre, J.P., Ando, S & Langdale, J.A. (2014) Cracking the Kranz Enigma with Systems Biology. J. Exp. Bot. 65, 3327-3339.


Wang, P., Kelly, S., Fouracre, J.P. & Langdale, J.A. (2013) Genome-wide transcript analysis of early maize leaf development reveals gene cohorts associated with the differentiation of C4 Kranz anatomy. Plant J. 75, 656–670.

Sanders, H.L & Langdale, J.A. (2013) Conserved transport mechanisms but distinct auxin responses govern shoot patterning in Selaginella kraussiana. New Phytologist 198, 419–428.

Waters, M.T, Tiley, A.M.M, Kramer, E.M, Meerow, A.W, Langdale, J.A & Scotland, R.W. (2013) The corona of the daffodil Narcissus bulbocodium shares stamen-like identity and is distinct from the orthodox floral whorls. Plant J. 74, 615–625.


Tolley, B.J., Sage, T.L., Langdale, J.A. & Hibberd, J.M. (2012) Individual maize chromosomes in the C3 plant oat can increase bundle sheath cell size and vein density. Plant Phys. 159, 1418-1427.

Wang, P., Fouracre, J., Kelly, S., Karki, S., Gowik, U., Aubry, S., Shaw, M.K., Westhoff, P., Slamet-Loedin, I.H., Quick, W.P., Hibberd, J.M. & Langdale, J.A. (2012) Evolution of GOLDEN2-LIKE gene function in C 3 and C 4 plants. Planta 273, 481-495.

Hodges, M.E., Wickstead, B., Gull, K. & Langdale, J.A. (2012) The evolution of land plant cilia. New Phytologist 195, 526–540.


Hodges, M.E., Wickstead, B., Gull, K. & Langdale, J.A. (2011) Conservation of ciliary proteins in plants with no cilia. BMC Plant Biology 11, 185.

Sanders, H.L., Darrah, P.R. & Langdale, J.A. (2011) Sector analysis and predictive modelling reveal iterative shoot-like development in fern fronds. Development 138, 2925-2934.

Langdale, J.A. (2011) C4 Cycles: Past, present, and future research on C4 photosynthesis. Plant Cell 23, 3879–3892.


Hodges, M. E., Scheumann, N., Wickstead, B., Langdale, J. A. & Gull, K. (2010). Reconstructing the evolutionary history of the centriole from protein components. J. Cell Sci. 123, 1407-1413.

Harrison, C.J. & Langdale, J.A. (2010) Comment: The developmental pattern of shoot apices in Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun. International Journal of Plant Sciences 17, 690-692.


Mellor, E.A. & Langdale, J.A. (2009) The filifolium1 mutation perturbs shoot architecture in Zea mays L. Am. J. Botany 96, 1594-1602.

Waters, M.T., Wang, P., Korkaric, M., Capper, R.G., Saunders, N.J. & Langdale, J.A. (2009) GLK transcription factors co-ordinate expression of the photosynthetic apparatus in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 21, 1109-1128.

Bravo-Garcia, A., Yasumura, Y. & Langdale J.A. (2009) Specialization of the GLK regulatory pathway during land plant evolution. New Phytologist 183, 133-141.

Harrison, C.J., Roeder, A.H.K., Meyerowitz, E.M. & Langdale, J.A. (2009) Local cues and asymmetric cell divisions underpin body plan transitions in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Current Biology 19, 461-471.

Waters, M.T. & Langdale, J.A. (2009) The making of a chloroplast. EMBO J. 28, 2861-2873.


Waters, M.T., Moylan, E.C. & Langdale, J.A. (2008) GLK transcription factors regulate chloroplast development in a cell-autonomous manner. Plant J. 56,432-444.

Langdale, J.A. (2008) Evolution of developmental mechanisms in plants. Curr. Opin. Genetics & Dev. 18, 368-373.

Hibberd, J.M, Sheehy, J. & Langdale, J.A (2008)  Using C4 photosynthesis to increase the yeild of rice- rationality and feasibility. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 11, 228-231.

Langdale, J.A & C.J. Harrison (2008) Developmental changes during the evolution of plant form. In: Evolving Pathways: Key Themes in Evolutionary Developmental Biology (A. Minelli and G. Fusco, Eds) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp299-315


Harrison C.J., Rezvani M., & Langdale J.A. (2007) Growth from two transient apical initials in the meristem of Selaginella kraussiana. Development 134, 881-889.


Harrison, C.J. and Langdale, J.A. (2006) A step by step guide to phylogeny reconstruction. Plant J. 45, 561-572.


Yasumura, Y., Moylan, E.C. and Langdale, J.A. (2005) A conserved transcription factor mediates nuclear control of organelle biogenesis in anciently diverged land plants. Plant Cell 17, 1894-1907.

Alexander, D.L., Mellor, E.A. & Langdale, J.A. (2005) Corkscrew defines a novel mechanism of domain specification in the maize leaf. Plant Phys. 138, 1396-1408

Harrison C.J., Corley, S.B., Moylan, E.C., Alexander, D.L., Scotland. R.W. & Langdale, J.A. (2005) Independent recruitment of a conserved developmental mechanism during leaf evolution. Nature 434, 509-514.

Harrison C.J., Möller M., Langdale J.A., Cronk Q., Hudson, A. (2005) The role of knox genes in the evolution of morphological novelty in Streptocarpus. Plant Cell 17, 430-433.

Langdale, J.A. (2005) The then and now of maize leaf development. Maydica 50, 459-467.


Fitter, D.W., Martin, D.J. Copley, M.J., Scotland R.W. & Langdale, J.A. (2002) GLK gene pairs regulate chloroplast development in diverse plant species. Plant J. 31, 713-728.

Langdale, J.A, Scotland, R.W. & Corley, S. (2002) A developmental perspective on the evolution of leaves.  In: Developmental genetics and plant evolution (Q.B.C. Cronk, R.M. Bateman and J.A. Hawkins, Eds) Taylor and Francis, London pp388-394


Cribb, L., Hall, L.N. & Langdale, J. A. (2001) Four mutant alleles elucidate distinct roles for the G2 protein in the development of C4 and C3 photosynthesizing maize tissues. Genetics 159, 787-797.

Roth, R., Sawers, R.J.H., Munn, H.L. & Langdale J.A. (2001) plastids undifferentiated, a  mutation that disrupts plastid differentiation in Zea mays L. Planta 213, 647-658.

Rossini, L., Cribb, L., Martin, D.J. & Langdale J.A. (2001). The maize Golden2 gene defines a novel class of transcriptional regulators in plants. Plant Cell 13, 1231-1244.


Tsiantis, M., Brown, M., Skibinski, G. & Langdale, J.A. (1999) Disruption of auxin transport is associated with aberrant leaf development in maize. Plant Phys. 121, 1163-1168.

Brutnell, T.P., Sawers, R.J.H., Mant, A. & Langdale, J.A. (1999) BUNDLE SHEATH DEFECTIVE2; a novel protein required for post-transcriptional regulation of the rbcL gene in maize. Plant Cell 11, 849-864.

Tsiantis, M., Schneeberger, R., Golz, J.F., Freeling, M.  & Langdale, J.A.(1999) The maize rough sheath2 gene and leaf development programs in monocot and dicot plants. Science 284, 154-156.

Schneeberger, R., Tsiantis, M., Freeling, M. & Langdale, J.A. (1998) The rough sheath 2 gene negatively regulates homeobox gene expression during maize leaf development.  Development 125, 2857-2865.

Smith, L.H., Langdale, J.A. & Chollet, R. (1998) A functional Calvin Cycle is not indispensable for the light activation of C4 phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase kinase and its target enzyme in the maize mutant bundle sheath defective2-mutable1. Plant Phys. 118, 191-197.

Hall, L.N., Rossini, L., Cribb, L. & Langdale, J.A. (1998) GOLDEN2, a transcription factor essential for C4 photosynthetic development. Plant Cell 10, 925-936.

Ewing, R.M., Jenkins, G.I. & Langdale, J.A. (1998) Transcripts of maize RbcS genes accumulate differentially in C3- and C4- tissues. Plant Molecular Biology 36, 593-599.

Tsiantis, M. & Langdale, J.A. (1998) The formation of leaves. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 1, 43-48.

Brutnell, T.P. and Langdale, J.A. (1998) Signals in leaf development. Advances in Botanical Research  28, 162-195.

Roth, R., Hall, L.N., Brutnell, T.P.  and Langdale, J.A. (1996) bundle sheath defective 2, a mutation that disrupts the co-ordinated development of bundle sheath and mesophyll cells in the maize leaf. Plant Cell 8, 915-927.

Hall, L.N. & Langdale, J.A. (1996) Molecular genetics of cellular differentiation in leaves. Tansley Review #88. New Phytologist 132, 533-553.

Langdale, J.A.  &  Kidner, C.A. (1994) bundle sheath defective, a mutation that disrupts cellular differentiation in maize leaves. Development 120, 673-681

Langdale, J.A., Irish, E.E. & Nelson, T. (1994) Action of the Tunicate locus on maize floral development. Developmental Genetics 15, 176-187.

Irish, E.E., Langdale, J.A. &  Nelson, T. (1994) Interactions between tassel seed and other sex determining genes in maize. Developmental Genetics 15, 155-171.

Langdale, J.A.  (1993) In situ hybridization. In: The Maize Handbook. (V. Walbot and  M. Freeling, Eds) Springer-Verlag, New York, pp165-180

Nelson, T.  & Langdale, J.A. (1992) Developmental genetics of C4 photosynthesis. Annual Review Plant Physiology & Plant Molecular Biology 43, 25-47.

Langdale, J.A., Taylor , W.C. & Nelson, T. (1991) Cell-specific accumulation of maize phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase is correlated with demethylation at a specific site 3kb upstream of the gene. Molecular & General Genetics 225,49-55.

Langdale, J.A. &  Nelson, T. (1991) Spatial regulation of photosynthetic development in C4 plants. Trends in Genetics 7, 191-196.

Stiefel, V., Ruiz-Avilla, L., Raz, R., Valles, M.P., Gomez, J., Pages, M., Martinez-Izquierdo, J.A., Ludevid, M.D., Langdale, J.A., Nelson T. & Puigdomench, P. (1990) Expression of a maize hydroxyproline-rich glycoprotein gene in early leaf and root vascular differentiation. Plant Cell 2, 785-793.

Langdale, J.A., Lane, B., Freeling M & Nelson T. (1989) Cell lineage analysis of maize bundle sheath and mesophyll cells. Developmental Biology 133, 128-139.

Nelson, T. and Langdale, J.A. (1989) Patterns of leaf development in C4 plants. Plant Cell 1, 3-13.

Langdale, J.A., Zelitch, I., Miller, E. & Nelson, T. (1988) Cell position and light influence C4 versus C3 patterns of photosynthetic gene expression in maize. EMBO J. 7, 3643-3651.

Langdale, J.A., Rothermel, B.A &  Nelson, T. (1988) Cellular patterns of photosynthetic gene expression in developing maize leaves. Genes and Development 2, 106-115.

Langdale, J.A., Metzler, M.C. &  Nelson, T. (1987) The argentia mutation delays normal development of photosynthetic cell-types in Zea mays. Developmental Biology 122, 243-255.

Langdale, J.A.  &  Malcolm, A.D.B. (1985) A rapid method of gene detection using DNA bound to Sephacryl. Gene 36, 201-210.