Center for Plant Molecular Biology

Research group Wolf
Plant cell wall signalling


Kay Schneitz, Sebastian Wolf. How the development of complex multicellular organisms is accomplished through coordinated cell proliferation, differentiation, and growth is a fundamental (2023). Cell Wall Signalling in Plants | Plant Cell Walls. Taylor & Francis. 10.1201/9781003178309-19

López-Gómez P, Buezo J, Urra M, Cornejo A, Esteban R, Reyes JF de los, Urarte E, Rodríguez-Dobreva E, Chamizo-Ampudia A, Eguaras A, et al. (2023). A new oxidative pathway of nitric oxide production from oximes in plants. Molecular Plant. 10.1016/j.molp.2023.12.009.

Gehrke F, Ruiz-Duarte P, Schindele A, Wolf S, and Puchta H (2023). An inducible CRISPR-Kill system for temporally controlled cell type-specific cell ablation in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytologist. 10.1111/nph.19102

laus LAN, Liu D, Hohmann U, Vukašinović N, Pleskot R, Liu J, Schiffner A, Jaillais Y, Wu G, Wolf S, Van Damme D, Hothorn M, Russinova E (2023). BRASSINOSTEROID INSENSITIVE1 internalization can occur independent of ligand binding. Plant Physiology. 10.1093/plphys/kiad005

Canher B, Lanssens F, Zhang A, Bisht A, Mazumdar S, Heyman J, Wolf S, Melnyk CW, De Veylder L (2022). The regeneration factors ERF114 and ERF115 regulate auxin-mediated lateral root development in response to mechanical cues. Molecular Plant. 10.1016/j.molp.2022.08.008

Glöckner N, zur Oven-Krockhaus S, Rohr L, Wackenhut F, Burmeister M, Wanke F, Holzwart E, Meixner AJ, Wolf S, Harter K (2022). Three-fluorophore FRET enables the analysis of ternary protein association in living plant cells. Plants 11, 2630. 10.3390/plants11192630

Wolf S (2022). Cell Wall Signaling in Plant Development and Defense. Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. 73, 323–353. 10.1146/annurev-arplant-102820-095312.

Golfier P, Ermakova O, Unda F, Murphy EK, Xie J, He F, Zhang W, Lohmann JU, Mansfield SD, Rausch T, Wolf S, (2021). Distinct and Overlapping Functions of Miscanthus sinensis MYB Transcription Factors SCM1 and MYB103 in Lignin Biosynthesis. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 22, 12395.

Li Z, Sela A, Fridman Y, Garstka L, Höfte H, Savaldi-Goldstein S, Wolf S, (2021). Optimal BR signalling is required for adequate cell wall orientation in the Arabidopsis root meristem. Development 148.

Garnelo Gómez B, Holzwart E, Shi C, Lozano-Durán R, Wolf S, (2021). Phosphorylation-dependent routing of RLP44 towards brassinosteroid or phytosulfokine signalling. J. Cell Sci. 134, jcs259134.

El Arbi N, Schürholz AK, Schiffner A, Prados IH, Böhme F, Wenzl C, Zhao X, Zeng J, Lohmann JU, Wolf S (2021). ARGONAUTE10 is required for cell fate specification and the control of formative cell divisions in the Arabidopsis root meristem. bioRxiv

Chaudhary A, Chen X, Lesniewska B, Boikine R, Gao J, Wolf S, Schneitz K (2021). Cell wall damage attenuates root hair patterning and tissue morphogenesis mediated by the receptor kinase STRUBBELIG. Development 148, dev199425. doi:10.1242/dev.199425

Ma Y, Wolf S, Lohmann JU (2021). Casting the Net—Connecting Auxin Signaling to the Plant Genome. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, a040006

Fan P, Aguilar E, Bradai M, Xue H, Wang H, Rosas-Diaz T, Tang W, Wolf S, Zhang H, Xu L, Lozano-Durán R (2021). The receptor-like kinases BAM1 and BAM2 are required for root xylem patterning. PNAS 118 (12) e2022547118

Autran D, Bassel GW, Chae E, Ezer D, Ferjani A, Fleck C, Hamant O, Hartmann FP, Jiao Y,  Johnston IG, Kwiatkowska D, Lim BL, Mahönen AP, Morris RJ, Mulder BM, Nakayama N, Sozzani R, Strader LC, Tusscher K, Ueda M, Wolf S (2021). What is quantitative plant biology? Quantitative Plant Biology 2:e10, 1–16

Wolf, S. (2020).  Deviating from the Beaten Track: New Twists in Brassinosteroid Receptor Function. IJMS 21(5), 1561

Holzwart E, Wanke F, Glöckner N, Höfte H, Harter K, Wolf S (2020). A mutant allele  uncouples the brassinosteroid-dependent and independent functions of BRASSINOSTEROID INSENSITIVE 1. Plant Physiology 182, pp. 669–678.

He F, Machemer-Noonan K, Golfier P, Unda F, Dechert J, Zhang, W, Hoffmann N., Samuels L, Mansfield SD, Rausch T, Wolf S. (2019). The in vivo impact of MsLAC1, a Miscanthus laccase isoform, on lignification and lignin composition contrasts with its in vitro substrate preference. BMC Plant Biology 19, 55

Glöckner N, zur Oven-Krockhaus S, Wackenhut F, Burmeister M, Wanke F, Holzwart E, Wolf S, Harter K (2019). Three-fluorophore FRET-FLIM enables the study of trimeric protein interactions and complex formation with nanoscale resolution in living plant cells. bioRxiv, 722124

López-Salmerón V, Schürholz AK, Li Z, Schlamp T, Wenzl C, Lohmann JU, Greb T*, Wolf S* (2019). Inducible, Cell Type-Specific Expression in Arabidopsis thaliana Through LhGR-Mediated Trans-Activation. J. Vis. Exp. (146), e59394, doi:10.3791/59394.

Wolf S* and Lohmann JU* (2019). Plant-thickening mechanisms revealed (News and Views article). Nature, 565, 433-435.

Holzwart E , Huerta AI, Glöckner N, Garnelo Gómez B, Wanke F , Augustin S, Askani J, Schürholz A-K, Harter K, Wolf S (2018). BRI1 Controls Vascular Cell Fate in the Arabidopsis Root through RLP44 and Phytosulfokine Signalling. PNAS 115 (46): 11838-11843

Schürholz A-K, López-Salmerón V, Li Z, Forner J, Wenzl C, Gaillochet C, Augustin S, Vilches Barro A, Fuchs M, Gebert M, Lohmann JU, Greb T*, Wolf S* (2018). A comprehensive toolkit for inducible, cell type-specific gene expression in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 178 (1): 40-53  

Golfier P, Volkert C, He F, Rausch T, Wolf S (2017). Regulation of secondary cell wall biosynthesis by a NAC transcription factor from Miscanthus. Plant Direct 1 (5):1-13

Wolf S (2017). Plant cell wall signalling and receptor-like kinases. Biochemical Journal (4): 471-492

Pacheco-Villalobos D, Diaz-Moreno SM, van der Schuren A, Tamaki T, Kang YH, Gujas B,

Novak O, Jaspert N, Li Z, Wolf S, Oecking C, Ljung K, Bulone V, Hardtke CS (2016). The Effects of High Steady State Auxin Levels on Root Cell Elongation in Brachypodium. Plant Cell 28 (5): 1009-1024

Su T, Wolf S, Han M, Zhao H, Wei H, Greiner S, Rausch T (2016). Reassessment of an Arabidopsis cell wall invertase inhibitor AtCIF1 reveals its role in seed germination and early seedling growth. Plant Mol Biol 90: 137-55

Wolf S*, van der Does D, Ladwig F, Sticht C, Kolbeck A, Schurholz AK, Augustin S, Keinath N, Rausch T, Greiner S, Schumacher K, Harter K, Zipfel C, Hofte H* (2014). A receptor-like protein mediates the response to pectin modification by activating brassinosteroid signaling. PNAS 111: 15261-6

Wolf S, Hofte H (2014). Growth Control: A Saga of Cell Walls, ROS, and Peptide Receptors. The Plant Cell 26: 1848-56

Woriedh M, Wolf S, Marton ML, Hinze A, Gahrtz M, Becker D, Dresselhaus T (2013). External application of gametophyte-specific ZmPMEI1 induces pollen tube burst in maize. Plant Reproduction 26: 255-266

Wolf S, Mravec J, Greiner S, Mouille G, Höfte H (2012). Plant Cell Wall Homeostasis Is Mediated by Brassinosteroid Feedback Signaling. Current biology : 22(18): 1732-1737

Wolf S, Hematy K, Hofte H (2012). Growth control and cell wall signaling in plants. Annu Rev Plant Biol 63: 381-407

Wolf S, Greiner S (2012). Growth control by cell wall pectins. Protoplasma 249 Suppl 2: S169-75

Siemens J, Gonzalez MC, Wolf S, Hofmann C, Greiner S, Du Y, Rausch T, Roitsch T, Ludwig-Muller J (2011). Extracellular invertase is involved in the regulation of clubroot disease in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular plant pathology 12: 247-62

Pelletier S, Van Orden J, Wolf S, Vissenberg K, Delacourt J, Ndong YA, Pelloux J, Bischoff V, Urbain A, Mouille G, Lemonnier G, Renou JP, Hofte H (2010). A role for pectin de-methylesterification in a developmentally regulated growth acceleration in dark-grown Arabidopsis hypocotyls. New Phytol 188: 726-39

Wolf S, Rausch T, Greiner S (2009). The N-terminal pro region mediates retention of unprocessed type-I PME in the Golgi apparatus. Plant J 58: 361-75

Wolf S, Mouille G, Pelloux J (2009). Homogalacturonan methyl-esterification and plant development. Mol Plant 2: 851-60

Rockel N, Wolf S*, Kost B, Rausch T, Greiner S (2008). Elaborate spatial patterning of cell-wall PME and PMEI at the pollen tube tip involves PMEI endocytosis, and reflects the distribution of esterified and de-esterified pectins. Plant J 53: 133-43

Wachter A, Wolf S, Steininger H, Bogs J, Rausch T (2005). Differential targeting of GSH1 and GSH2 is achieved by multiple transcription initiation: implications for the compartmentation of glutathione biosynthesis in the Brassicaceae. Plant J 41: 15-30

Hothorn M, Wolf S, Aloy P, Greiner S, Scheffzek K (2004). Structural insights into the target specificity of plant invertase and pectin methylesterase inhibitory proteins. Plant Cell 16: 3437-47

Wolf S, Grsic-Rausch S, Rausch T, Greiner S (2003). Identification of pollen-expressed pectin methylesterase inhibitors in Arabidopsis. FEBS Lett 555: 551-5