Complete list of publications can be found at Google Scholar


Borghi, M., & Fernie, A. R. (2020).

Outstanding questions in flower metabolism. 

The Plant Journal

Perez de Souza, L., Borghi, M. & Fernie, A. R. (2020).

Plant Single-Cell Metabolomics: Challenges and Perspectives

International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(23), 8987.

Borghi, M., Perez de Souza, L., Yoshida, T., & Fernie, A. R. (2019).

Flowers and climate change: a metabolic perspective. 

New Phytologist, 224(4), 1425-1441.

Tohge, T., Borghi, M., & Fernie, A. R. (2018).

The natural variance of the Arabidopsis floral secondary metabolites. 

Scientific data, 5, 180051.

Borghi, M., & Xie, D. Y. (2018).

Cloning and characterization of a monoterpene synthase gene from flowers of Camelina sativa

Planta, 247(2), 443-457.


Borghi, M., & Fernie, A. R. (2017).

Floral metabolism of sugars and amino acids: implications for pollinators’ preferences and seed and fruit set. 

Plant Physiology, 175(4), 1510-1524.


Rossi, L., Borghi, M., Yang, J., & Xie, D. Y. (2017).

Overexpression of Populus× canescens isoprene synthase gene in Camelina sativa leads to alterations in its growth and metabolism. 

Journal of plant physiology, 215, 122-131.


Borghi, M., Fernie, A. R., Schiestl, F. P., & Bouwmeester, H. J. (2017).

The sexual advantage of looking, smelling, and tasting good: the metabolic network that produces signals for pollinators. 

Trends in Plant Science, 22(4), 338-350.


Borghi, M., & Xie, D. Y. (2016).

Tissue-specific production of limonene in Camelina sativa with the Arabidopsis promoters of genes BANYULS and FRUITFULL. 

Planta, 243(2), 549-561.