(*Corresponding author; supervised by Cătălin Voiniciuc; Google Scholar)


Yang B, Hofmann F, Usadel B, Voiniciuc C*. 2020. Seed hemicelluloses tailor mucilage properties and salt tolerance. bioRxiv. 

Seed germination


18. Pauly M, Gawenda N, Wagner C, Fischbach P, Ramírez V, Axmann IM, Voiniciuc C* (2019) The Suitability of Orthogonal Hosts to Study Plant Cell Wall Biosynthesis. Plants 8: 516

17. Voiniciuc C, Dama M, Gawenda N, Stritt F, Pauly M* (2019) Mechanistic insights from plant heteromannan synthesis in yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci 116: 522–527

16. Voiniciuc C*, Engle KA, Günl M, Dieluweit S, Schmidt MH-W, Yang J, Moremen KW, Mohnen D, Usadel B (2018) Identification of Key Enzymes for Pectin Synthesis in Seed Mucilage. Plant Physiol 178: 1045–106


15. Polko JK, Barnes WJ, Voiniciuc C, Doctor S, Steinwand B, Hill JL, Tien M, Pauly M, Anderson CT, Kieber J*. (2018) SHOU4 proteins regulate trafficking of cellulose synthase complexes to the plasma membrane. Curr Biol 28: 1–9

14. Yang B*, Voiniciuc C, Fu L, Dieluweit S, Klose H, Usadel B (2018) TRM4 is essential for cellulose deposition in Arabidopsis seed mucilage by maintaining cortical microtubule organization and interacting with CESA3. New Phytol 221: 881–895

13. van der Schuren A, Voiniciuc C, Bragg J, Ljung K, Vogel J, Pauly M, Hardtke C* (2018) Broad spectrum developmental role of Brachypodium AUX1. New Phytol 219: 1216-1223.

Monitoring Cell Wall Dynamics

12. Voiniciuc C, Pauly M, Usadel B* (2018) Monitoring Polysaccharide Dynamics in the Plant Cell Wall. Plant Physiol 176: 2590-2600.

11. Voiniciuc C* (2017) Whole-seed Immunolabeling of Arabidopsis Mucilage Polysaccharides. Bio-protocol 7: e2323

10. Voiniciuc C*, Zimmermann E, Schmidt MH-W, Günl M, Fu L, North HM, Usadel B (2016) Extensive Natural Variation in Arabidopsis Seed Mucilage Structure. Front Plant Sci 7: 803

9. Voiniciuc C* (2016) Quantification of the Mucilage Detachment from Arabidopsis Seeds. Bio-protocol 6: e1802

8. Voiniciuc C*, Günl M (2016) Analysis of Monosaccharides in Total Mucilage Extractable from Arabidopsis Seeds. Bio-protocol 6: e1801MUCI21.png

7. Voiniciuc C*, Günl M, Schmidt MH-W, Usadel B (2015) Highly Branched Xylan Made by IRREGULAR XYLEM14 and MUCILAGE-RELATED21 Links Mucilage to Arabidopsis Seeds. Plant Physiol 169: 2481–2495 (● TAIR Paper of the Month for January 2016)

6. Voiniciuc C*, Schmidt MH-W, Berger A, Yang B, Ebert B, Scheller HV, North HM, Usadel B, Günl M (2015) MUCILAGE-RELATED10 Produces Galactoglucomannan That Maintains Pectin and Cellulose Architecture in Arabidopsis Seed Mucilage. Plant Physiol 169: 403–420

5. Griffiths JS, Šola K, Kushwaha R, Lam P, Tateno M, Young R, Voiniciuc C, Dean GH, Shawn DM, DeBolt S, et al (2015) Unidirectional Movement of Cellulose Synthase Complexes in Arabidopsis Seed Coat Epidermal Cells Deposit Cellulose Involved in Mucilage Extrusion, Adherence, and Ray Formation. Plant Physiol 168: 502–520Starting to gel

4. Voiniciuc C, Yang B, Schmidt MH-W, Günl M, Usadel B* (2015) Starting to Gel: How Arabidopsis Seed Coat Epidermal Cells Produce Specialized Secondary Cell Walls. Int J Mol Sci 16: 3452–3473 (● Int J Mol Sci 2016 Best Review Paper Award)

3. Griffiths JS, Tsai AY-L, Xue H, Voiniciuc C, Sola K, Seifert GJ, Mansfield SD, Haughn GW* (2014) SALT-OVERLY SENSITIVE5 Mediates Arabidopsis Seed Coat Mucilage Adherence and Organization through Pectins. Plant Physiol 165: 991–1004

FLY1 Cover

2. Voiniciuc C, Dean GH, Griffiths JS, Kirchsteiger K, Hwang YT, Gillett A, Dow G, Western TL, Estelle M, Haughn GW* (2013) FLYING SAUCER1 is a transmembrane RING E3 ubiquitin ligase that regulates the degree of pectin methylesterification in Arabidopsis seed mucilage. Plant Cell 25: 944–959 (● Featured on the cover page)

1. Mendu V, Griffiths JS, Persson S, Stork J, Downie B, Voiniciuc C, Haughn GW, DeBolt S* (2011) Subfunctionalization of cellulose synthases in seed coat epidermal cells mediates secondary radial wall synthesis and mucilage attachment. Plant Physiol 157: 441–453