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Lee HY, Zhang Z (2016) Maize (Zea mays) Hi-II Transformation via Agrobacterium-Mediated T-DNA Transfer. Curr Protoc Plant Biol 1:121-137 (doi:10.1002/cppb).

Do P, De Tar JR, Lee H, Folta M, Zhang Z (2016) Expression of ZmGA20ox cDNA alters plant morphology and increases biomass production of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.). Plant Biotechnol J. 4:1532-1540 (doi:10.1111/pbi.12514).

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Lu S, Yin X, Spollen W, Zhang N, Xu D, Schoelz J, Bilyeu K, Zhang Z (2015) Analysis of the siRNA-mediated gene silencing process targeting three homologous genes controlling soybean seed oil quality. PLoS One 10(6):e0129010 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129010).

Sun L, Miao Z, Cai C, Zhang D, Zhao M, Wu Y, Zhang X, Swarm SA, Zhou L, Zhang Z, Nelson RL, Ma J (2015) GmHs1-1, encoding a calcineurin-like protein, controls hard-seededness in soybean. Nat Genet 47:939-945 (doi:10.1038/ng.3339).

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Zhou W, Jackson DE, Zhang Z (2013) A flow cytometry approach to detect in vivo chromatin compaction from plant cells. Intl J Plant Biol Res 1(1):1004:1-5.

Nguyen HT, Neelakadan AK, Quach TN, Valliyodan B, Kumar R, Zhang Z, Nguyen HT (2013) Molecular characterization of Glycine max squalene synthase genes in seed phytosterol biosynthesis. Plant Physiol Biochem 73:23-32.

Suo H, Ma Q, Ye K, Yang C, Tang Y, Hao J, Zhang Z, Chen M, Feng Y, Nian H (2012) Overexpression of AtDREB1A causes a severe dwarf phenotype by decreasing endogenous gibberellin levels in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]. PLoS One 7:e45568:1-7.

Cui Y1, Barampuram S, Stacey MS, Hancock CN, Findley S, Mathieu M, Zhang Z, Parrott WA, Stacey G. (2012) Tnt1 Retrotransposon Mutagenesis: A tool for soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] functional genomics. Plant Physiol 161:3647 (doi:10.1104/pp.112.205369).

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Wright TR, Shan G, Walsh TA, Lira JM, Cui C, Song P, Zhuang M, Arnold NL, Lin G, Yau K, Russell SM, Cicchillo RM, Peterson MA, Simpson DM, Zhou N, Ponsamuel J, Zhang Z (2010) Robust crop resistance to broadleaf and grass herbicides provided by aryloxyalkanoate dioxygenase transgenes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107:2024020245.

Yin X, Zhang Z (2010) Chapter I: Soybean Functional Genomics through Reverse Genetics: Opportunities and Challenges. In: Advances in Genetics Research. Urbano KV ed., Vol.4. Nova Sci. Pub. p1-20.

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Mathieu M, Winters EK, Kong F, Wan J, Wang S, Eckert H, Luth D, Paz M, Donovan C, Zhang Z, Somers D, Wang K, Nguyen H, Shoemaker RC, Stacey G, Clemente T (2009) Establishment of a soybean (Glycine max Merr. L) transposon-based mutagenesis repository. Planta 229:279-289.

Mitra A, Han J, Zhang Z, Mitra A (2009) The intergenic region of Arabidopsis thaliana cab1 and cab2 divergent genes functions as a bidirectional promoter. Planta 225:1015-1022.

Lu L, Wu X, Yin X, Morrand J, Chen X, Folk WR, Zhang Z (2009) Development of marker-free transgenic sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] using standard binary vectors with bar as a selectable marker. Plant Cell Tiss Organ Cult 99:97108.

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Flores T, Karpova O, Su X, Zeng P, Bilyeu K, Sleper D, Nguyen H, Zhang Z (2008) Silencing of GmFAD3 gene by siRNA leads to low a-linolenic acids (18:3) of fad3-mutant phenotype in soybean [Glycine max (Merr.)] Transgenic Res 17:839850.

Bilyeu KD, Zeng P, Coello P, Zhang Z, Krishnan HB, Beuselinck PR, Polacco JC (2008) Conversion of seed phytate to utilizable phosphorus in soybean seeds expressing a bacterial phytase. Plant Physiol 146:468-477.

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Lee BK, Kim KH, Kim SL, Yu SH, Lee SC, Zhang Z, Kim MS, Park HM, Lee JY (2008) Seed specific expression of perilla γ-tocopherol methyltransferase gene increases α-tocopherol content in transgenic perilla (Perilla frutescens). Plant Cell Tiss Organ Cult 92:47-54.

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