Journal Publications on Solanaceae
(Some publications used tobacco as a transgenic system
to define function of heterologous genes/elements)
1. The tomato genome sequencing consortium. A Snapshot of the Emerging Tomato Genome Sequence. The Plant Genome 2 (2009) 78-92.
2. Gupta V, Mathur S, Solanke AU, Sharma MK, Kumar R, Vyas S, Khurana P, Khurana JP, Tyagi AK* & Sharma AK*. Genome analysis and genetic enhancement of tomato. Critical Rev Biotechnol. (2009) in press.(*joint corresponding authors).
3. Sharma MK, Jani D, Thungapathra M, Gautam JK, Meena LS, Singh Y, Ghosh A, Tyagi AK & Sharma AK. Expression of accessory colonization factor subunit A (ACFA) of Vibrio cholerae and ACFA fused to cholera toxin B subunit in transgenic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).J Biotechnol. 135(2008) 22-27.
4. Sharma MK, Singh NK, Jani D, Sisodia R, Thung pathra M, Gautam JK, Meena LS, Singh Y, Ghosh A, Tyagi AK & Sharma AK 2008. Expression of toxin co-regulated pilus subunit A (TCPA) of Vibrio cholarae and its immunogenic epitopes fused to cholera toxin B subunit in transgenic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Plant Cell Reports 27(2008) 307-318.

5. Gupta V, Khurana R & Tyagi AK. Promoters of two anther-specific genes confer organ-specific expression in a stage-specific manner in transgenic systems. Plant Cell Reports 26 (2007) 1919-1931.
Dasgupta U, Jain M, Tyagi AK & Khurana JP. Regulatory elements for light-dependent and organ-specific expression of Arabidopsis thaliana PSBO1 gene encoding 33 kDa polypeptide of the oxygen-evolving complex. Plant Science 168 (2005) 1633-1642.
Mueller LA, Tanksley SD, Giovannoni JJ, van Eck J, Stack S, Choi D, Kim BD, Chen M, Cheng Z, Li C, Ling H, Xue Y, Seymour G, Bishop G, Bryan G, Sharma R, Khurana J, Tyagi AK, Chattopadhyay D, Singh N, Stiekema W, Lindhout P, Jesse T, Lankhorst RK, Bouzayen M, Shibata D, Tabata S, Granell A, Botella MA, Giuliano G, Frusciante L, Causse M & Zamir D. The tomato sequencing project, the first cornerstone of the international Solanaceae project (SOL). Comp. Funct. Genomics 6 (2005) 153-158.
Gaur T & Tyagi AK. Analysis of Arabidopsis PsbQA gene expression reveals differential role of its promoter and transcribed region in organ-specific and light-mediated regulation. Transgenic Research 13 (2004) 97-108.
Jani D, Singh NK, Bhattacharya S, Meena LS, Singh Y, Upadhyay, Sharma AK & Tyagi AK. Studies on immunogenic potential of plant-expressed cholera toxin B subunit. Plant Cell Rep. 22 (2004) 471-477.
Mukhopadyaya A, Vij S & Tyagi AK. Over-expression of a zinc-finger protein gene from rice confers tolerance to cold, dehydration, and salt stress in transgenic tobacco. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 101 (2004) 6309-6314.
Jani D, Meena LS, Haq QMR, Singh Y, Sharma A & Tyagi AK. Expression of cholera toxin B subunit in transgenic tomato plants. Transgenic Research 11 (2002) 447-454.
Flieger K, Tyagi A, Sopory S, Cseplo A, Herrmann RG & Oelmuller R. A 42 base pair promoter fragment of the gene for subunit III of photosystem I (psaF) is crucial for its activity. Plant Journal 4 (1993) 9-18.
Oelmuller R, Bolle C, Tyagi AK, Niekrawietz N, Breit S & Herrmann RG. Characterization of the promoter from the single-copy gene ferredoxin-NADP+-oxidoreductase from spinach. Mol. Gen. Genet. 237 (1993) 261-272.
Tyagi S, Sporlein B, Tyagi A, Herrmann RG & Koop HU. PEG- and electroporation-induced transformation in Nicotiana tabacum: influence of genotype on transformation frequencies. Theor. Appl. Genet. 78 (1989) 287-292.
Carrillo N, Seyer P, Tyagi A & Herrmann RG. Cytochrome b559 genes from Oenothera hookeri and Nicotiana tabacum show a remarkably high degree of conservation as compared to spinach. Curr. Genet. 10 (1986) 619-624.
Tyagi AK, Rashid A & Maheshwari SC. Streptomycin resistance of a cell line from haploid Datura innoxia Mill. is transferred from cell to plantlet and back in vitro. J. Exp. Bot. 35 (1984) 756-761.
Tyagi AK, Rashid A & Maheshwari SC. Promotive effect of polyvinylpolypyrrolidone on pollen embryogenesis in Datura innoxia. Physiol. Plant. 53 (1981) 405-406.
Tyagi AK, Rashid A & Maheshwari SC. Sodium chloride resistant cell line from Daturainnoxia Mill. -- a resistance trait carried from cell to plantlet and vice versa in vitro. Protoplasma 105 (1981) 327-332.
Tyagi AK, Rashid A & Maheshwari SC. Enhancement of pollen embryo formation in Datura innoxia by charcoal. Physiol. Plant. 49 (1980) 296-298.
Tyagi AK, Rashid A & Maheshwari SC. High frequency production of embryos in Datura innoxia from isolated pollen grains by combined cold treatment and serial culture of anthers in liquid medium. Protoplasma 99 (1979) 11-17.