Publications in peer-reviewed journals:


  • Zhu, G., Wang, S., Huang, Z., Zhang, S., Liao, Q., Zhang, C., Lin, T., Qin, M., Peng, M., Yang, C., Cao, X., Han, X., Wang, X., Van Der Knaap, E., Zhang, Z., Cui, X., Klee, H.,Fernie, A., Huang, S. (2018) Rewiring of the Fruit Metabolome in Tomato Breeding. Cell. 172 (1), 249–261.e12.,
  • Petrov, V., Qureshi, M.K., Hille, J., Gechev, T. (2018) Occurrence, biochemistry and biological effects of host-selective plant mycotoxins.Food and Chemical Toxicology. 112, 251–264.,


  • Gulei, D., Mehterov, N., Nabavi, S.M., Atanasov, A.G., & Berindan-Neagoe, I. (2017) Targeting ncRNAs by plant secondary metabolites: The ncRNAs game in the balance towards malignancy inhibition.Biotechnology Advances. ,
  • Braicu, C., Mehterov N., Vladimirov B., Sarafian V., Nabavi S., Atanasov A.G., Berindan-Neagoe I., (2017) Nutrigenomics in cancer: revisiting the effects of natural compounds, Seminars in Cancer Biology,


  • Tohge, T., Wendenburg, R., Ishihara, H., Nakabayashi, R., Watanabe, M., Sulpice, R.,...Fernie, A.R.(2016). Characterization of a recently evolved flavonol-phenylacyltransferase gene provides signatures of natural light selection in Brassicaceae. Nature communications, 7, 12399.
  • Messerschmidt, K., Hochrein, L., Dehm, D., Schulz, K., Mueller-Roeber, B. (2016). Characterizing seamless ligation cloning extract for synthetic biological applications. Analytical Biochemistry, 509, 24–32.
  • Tohge, T., Fernie, A. R. (2016) An Overview of Compounds Derived from the Shikimate and Phenylpropanoid Pathways and Their Medicinal Importance, Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 16, 1-15,
  • Marchev, A. S., Dinkova-Kostova, A. T., György, Z., Mirmazloum, I., Aneva, I. Y., &Georgiev, M.I. (2016). Rhodiola rosea L.: from golden root to green cell factories. Phytochemistry reviews, 15(4), 515–536.
  • Georgiev, M. I. (2016) From plants to pharmacy shelf: natural products revival.Phytochemistry Reviews, 15(4), 511–513.
  • Chen, L., Teng, H., Xie, Z., Cao, H., Cheang, W.S., Skalicka-Wozniak, K., Georgiev,M.I., Xiao, J. (2016) Modifications of dietary flavonoids towards improved bioactivity: An update on structure-activity relationship. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 0.

Books and book chapters:

  • Yordanova Zh., Georgiev M.I. (2016) Genetic modifications, applications: cell factories. In:Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Academic Press, 2nd Edition (Thomas B., Murphy D., Murray B.,Eds.),

PlantaSYST has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (SGA-CSA No 664621 and No 739582 under FPA No. 664620)

Calls: H2020-WIDESPREAD-2014-2015, Topic: WIDESPREAD-1-2014: Teaming, and H2020-WIDESPREAD-2016-2017, Topic: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017: TeamingPhase2