Dr. Prashant Sonawane

   Department of Natural Product Biosynthesis
 Phone:-Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:-Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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1. Cárdenas P.D*., Sonawane Prashant*@., Heinig U., Jozwiak A., Panda S., Abebie B., Kazachkova Y., Pliner M., Unger T., Wolf D., Ofner I., Vilaprinyo E., Meir S., Davydov O., Gal-On A., Burdman S., Giri A., Zamir D., Scherf T., Szymanski, J., Rogachev I. and Aharoni, A@. (2019) Pathways to defense metabolites and evading fruit bitterness in genus Solanum evolved through 2-oxoglutarate-dependent dioxygenases. Nature Communications 10: 5169 (* equal contribution, @ corresponding author).
2. Sonawane Prashant., Heinig U., Panda S., Gilboa N., Yona M., Pradeep Kumar S., Alkan N., Unger T., Bocobza S., Pliner M., Malitsky S., Tkachev M., Meir S., Rogachev I. and Aharoni A. (2018) Short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase governs steroidal specialized metabolites structural diversity and toxicity in genus Solanum. Proceedings of National Academy of Science, USA. 115: E5419-E5428.
3. Sonawane Prashant., Pollier J., Panda S., Szymanski J., Massalha H., Yona M., Unger T., Malitsky S., Arendt P., Pauwels L., Almekias-siegl E., Rogachev I., Meir S., Cárdenas P., Masri A., Petrikov M., Schaller H., Schaffer A., Kamble A., Goossens, A. and Aharoni A. (2016) Plant cholesterol biosynthetic pathway overlaps with phytosterol metabolism. Nature Plants 3: 16205.
4. Jozwiak A., Sonawane Prashant., Panda S., Garagounis, G., Papadopoulou, P., Abebie B., Massalha H., Abebie B., Almekias-siegl E., Scherf T. and Aharoni, A. (2020) Plant terpenoid metabolism co-opts a component of cell wall biosynthesis machinery. Nature Chemical Biology 16:740-748.
5. Cárdenas P.D., Sonawane Prashant., Pollier J., Vanden Bossche R., Dewangan V., Weithorn E., Tal S., Meir S., Rogachev I., Meir S., Malitsky S., Giri A., Burdman S., Goosens, A. and Aharoni, A. (2016) GAME9 regulates the biosynthesis of steroidal alkaloids and upstream isoprenoids in the plant mevalonate pathway. Nature Communications 7: 10654.
6. Szymanski J., Bocobza S., Panda S., Sonawane Prashant., Cárdenas P.D., Lashbrook J., Kamble A., Shahaf N., Meir S., Bovy A., Beekwilder J., Tikunov, Y., Zamir D., Rogachev I. and Aharoni, A. (2020) Analysis of wild tomato introgression lines elucidates the genetic basis of transcriptome and metabolome variation underlying fruit traits and pathogen response. Nature Genetics 52: 1111-1121.
7. Sonawane Prashant., Jozwiak A., Panda S. and Aharoni, A. (2020) ‘Hijacking’ core metabolism: a new panache for the evolution of steroidal glycoalkaloids structural diversity. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 55: 118-128.
8. Dong, Y., Sonawane, Prashant., Cohen, H., Polturak, G., Feldberg, L., Avivi, S.H., Rogachev, I. and Aharoni, A. (2020) High Mass Resolution, Spatial Metabolite Mapping Enhances the Current Plant Gene and Pathway Discovery Toolbox. New Phytologist 228:1986-2002.
9. Miettinen K., Pollier J., Buyst D., Arendt P., Csuk R., Sommerwerk S., Moses T., Mertens J., Sonawane Prashant., Pauwels L., Aharoni A., Martins J., Nelson D.R. and Goossens A. (2017) The ancient CYP716 family is a major contributor to the diversification of triterpenoid biosynthesis. Nature Communications 8:14153.
10. Barchi L., Pietrella M., Venturini L., Minio A., Toppino L., Acquadro A., Andolfo G., Aprea G., Avanzato C., Bassolino L., Comino C., Molin A., Ferrarini A., Maor L., Portis E., Reyes-Chin-Wo S., Rinaldi S., Sala T., Scaglione D., Sonawane Prashant., Tononi P., Almekias-Siegl E., Zago E., Ercolano M., Aharoni A., Delledonne M., Giuliano G., Lanteri S. and Rotino G. (2019) A chromosome-anchored eggplant genome sequences reveals key event in Solanaceae evolution. Scientific Reports 9:11769.
11. Gamrasni D., Erov M., Saar L., Raz A., Glikman M., Sonawane Prashant., Aharoni A. and Goldway M. (2020) The isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 gene is associated with the climacteric response in tomato fruit ripening. Postharvest Biology and Technology 166:111219.
12. Garagounis, G., Beritza, K., Georgopolou, M., Sonawane Prashant., Haralampidis, K., Goossens, A., Aharoni, A. and Papadopoulou, P. (2020) A hairy-root transformation protocol for Trigonella foenum-graecum L. as a tool for metabolic engineering and specialised metabolite pathway elucidation. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 154:451-462.
13. Cárdenas P.D., Sonawane Prashant., Heinig U., Bocobza S.E., Burdman S. and Aharoni A. (2015) The bitter side of the nightshades: Genomics drives discovery in Solanaceae steroidal alkaloid metabolism. Phytochemistry 113: 24–32.
last updated on 2021-04-01