Kamran M, Melville KT, Waters MT (2023)
Karrikin signalling: impacts on plant development and abiotic stress tolerance
J Exp Bot

Sepulveda C, Guzman MA, Li Q, Villaecija-Aguilar JA, Martinez SE, Kamran M, Khosla A, Liu W, Gendron JM, Gutjahr C, Waters MT, Nelson DC (2022)
KARRIKIN UP-REGULATED F-BOX 1 (KUF1) imposes negative feedback regulation of karrikin and KAI2 ligand metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 119: e2112820119

Waters MT, Nelson DC (2022)
Karrikin perception and signalling
New Phytol

Meng Y, Varshney K, Incze N, Badics E, Kamran M, Davies SF, Oppermann LM, Magne K, Dalmais M, Bendahmane A, Sibout R, Vogel J, Laudencia-Chingcuanco D, Bond CS, Soos V, Gutjahr C, Waters MT (2021)
KARRIKIN INSENSITIVE2 regulates leaf development, root system architecture and arbuscular-mycorrhizal symbiosis in Brachypodium distachyon
Plant J

Yao J, Scaffidi A, Meng Y, Melville KT, Komatsu A, Khosla A, Nelson DC, Kyozuka J, Flematti GR, Waters MT (2021)
Desmethyl butenolides are optimal ligands for karrikin receptor proteins
New Phytol

Carbonnel S, Torabi S, Griesmann M, Bleek E, Tang Y, Buchka S, Basso V, Shindo M, Boyer FD, Wang TL, Udvardi M, Waters MT, Gutjahr C (2020)
Lotus japonicus karrikin receptors display divergent ligand-binding specificities and organ-dependent redundancy
PLoS Genet 16: e1009249

Khosla A, Morffy N, Li Q, Faure L, Chang SH, Yao J, Zheng J, Cai ML, Stanga J, Flematti GR, Waters MT, Nelson DC (2020)
Structure-Function Analysis of SMAX1 Reveals Domains That Mediate Its Karrikin-Induced Proteolysis and Interaction with the Receptor KAI2
Plant Cell 32: 2639

Sun YK, Yao J, Scaffidi A, Melville KT, Davies SF, Bond CS, Smith SM, Flematti GR, Waters MT (2020)
Divergent receptor proteins confer responses to different karrikins in two ephemeral weeds
Nat Commun 11: 1264

Yao J, Waters MT (2020)
Perception of karrikins by plants: a continuing enigma
J Exp Bot 71: 1774

Waters MT (2019)
Spoilt for Choice: New Options for Inhibitors of Strigolactone Signaling
Mol Plant 12: 21

Wang L, Waters MT, Smith SM (2018)
Karrikin-KAI2 signalling provides Arabidopsis seeds with tolerance to abiotic stress and inhibits germination under conditions unfavourable to seedling establishment
New Phytol 219: 605

Yao J, Mashiguchi K, Scaffidi A, Akatsu T, Melville KT, Morita R, Morimoto Y, Smith SM, Seto Y, Flematti GR, Yamaguchi S, Waters MT (2018)
An allelic series at the KARRIKIN INSENSITIVE 2 locus of Arabidopsis thaliana decouples ligand hydrolysis and receptor degradation from downstream signalling
Plant J 96: 75

Waters MT, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2017)
Assaying Germination and Seedling Responses of Arabidopsis to Karrikins
Methods Mol Biol 1497: 29

Waters MT (2017)
From little things big things grow: karrikins and new directions in plant development
Funct Plant Biol 44: 373

Waters MT, Gutjahr C, Bennett T, Nelson DC (2017)
Strigolactone Signaling and Evolution
Annu Rev Plant Biol 68: 291

Brewer PB, Yoneyama K, Filardo F, Meyers E, Scaffidi A, Frickey T, Akiyama K, Seto Y, Dun EA, Cremer JE, Kerr SC, Waters MT, Flematti GR, Mason MG, Weiller G, Yamaguchi S, Nomura T, Smith SM, Beveridge CA (2016)
LATERAL BRANCHING OXIDOREDUCTASE acts in the final stages of strigolactone biosynthesis in Arabidopsis
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113: 6301

Flematti GR, Scaffidi A, Waters MT, Smith SM (2016)
Stereospecificity in strigolactone biosynthesis and perception
Planta 243: 1361

Sun YK, Flematti GR, Smith SM, Waters MT (2016)
Reporter Gene-Facilitated Detection of Compounds in Arabidopsis Leaf Extracts that Activate the Karrikin Signaling Pathway
Front Plant Sci 7: 1799

Waters MT, Scaffidi A, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2015)
Substrate-Induced Degradation of the alpha/beta-Fold Hydrolase KARRIKIN INSENSITIVE2 Requires a Functional Catalytic Triad but Is Independent of MAX2
Mol Plant 8: 814

Waters MT, Scaffidi A, Moulin SL, Sun YK, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2015)
A Selaginella moellendorffii Ortholog of KARRIKIN INSENSITIVE2 Functions in Arabidopsis Development but Cannot Mediate Responses to Karrikins or Strigolactones
Plant Cell 27: 1925

Scaffidi A, Waters MT, Sun YK, Skelton BW, Dixon KW, Ghisalberti EL, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2014)
Strigolactone Hormones and Their Stereoisomers Signal through Two Related Receptor Proteins to Induce Different Physiological Responses in Arabidopsis
Plant Physiol 165: 1221

Waters MT, Scaffidi A, Sun YK, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2014)
The karrikin response system of Arabidopsis
Plant J 79: 623

Bythell-Douglas R, Waters MT, Scaffidi A, Flematti GR, Smith SM, Bond CS (2013)
The Structure of the Karrikin-Insensitive Protein (KAI2) in Arabidopsis thaliana.
PLoS ONE 8: e54758

Flematti GR, Waters MT, Scaffidi A, Merritt DJ, Ghisalberti EL, Dixon KW, Smith SM (2013)
Karrikin and cyanohydrin smoke signals provide clues to new endogenous plant signaling compounds
Mol Plant 6: 29

Scaffidi A, Waters MT, Ghisalberti EL, Dixon KW, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2013)
Carlactone-independent seedling morphogenesis in Arabidopsis
Plant J 76: 1

Waters MT, Smith SM (2013)
KAI2- and MAX2-Mediated Responses to Karrikins and Strigolactones Are Largely Independent of HY5 in Arabidopsis Seedlings
Mol Plant 6: 63

Waters MT, Scaffidi A, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2013)
The origins and mechanisms of karrikin signalling
Curr Opin Plant Biol 16: 667

Scaffidi A, Waters MT, Bond CS, Dixon KW, Smith SM, Ghisalberti EL, Flematti GR (2012)
Exploring the molecular mechanism of karrikins and strigolactones
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Lett 22: 3743

Scaffidi A, Waters MT, Skelton BW, Bond CS, Sobolev AN, Bythell-Douglas R, McKinley AJ, Dixon KW, Ghisalberti EL, Smith SM, Flematti GR (2012)
Solar irradiation of the seed germination stimulant karrikinolide produces two novel head-to-head cage dimers
Org Biomol Chem 10: 4069

Smith SM, Waters MT (2012)
Strigolactones: destruction-dependent perception?
Current Biology 22: R924

Waters MT, Nelson DC, Scaffidi A, Flematti GR, Sun YK, Dixon KW, Smith SM (2012)
Specialisation within the DWARF14 protein family confers distinct responses to karrikins and strigolactones in Arabidopsis.
Development 139: 1285

Waters MT, Scaffidi A, Flematti GR, Smith SM (2012)
Karrikins force a rethink of strigolactone mode of action
Plant Signal Behav 7: 969

Waters MT, Brewer PB, Bussell JD, Smith SM, Beveridge CA (2012)
The Arabidopsis ortholog of rice DWARF27 acts upstream of MAX1 in the control of plant development by strigolactones
Plant Physiol 159: 1073

Nelson DC, Scaffidi A, Dun EA, Waters MT, Flematti GR, Dixon KW, Beveridge CA, Ghisalberti EL, Smith SM (2011)
F-box protein MAX2 has dual roles in karrikin and strigolactone signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108: 8897

Waters MT, Smith SM, Nelson DC (2011)
Smoke signals and seed dormancy: where next for MAX2?
Plant Signal Behav 6: 1418