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Alternative Splicing Substantially Diversifies the Transcriptome during Early Photomorphogenesis and Correlates with the Energy Availability in Arabidopsis. Hartmann L, Drewe-Boss P, Wiessner T, Wagner G, Geue S, Lee HC, Obermüller DM, Kahles A, Behr J, Sinz FH, Rätsch G, Wachter A. Plant Cell. 2016;28:2715-2734. PMID: 27803310

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The pattern-recognition receptor CORE of Solanaceae detects bacterial cold-shock protein. Wang L, Albert M, Einig E, Fürst U, Krust D, Felix G. Nat Plants. 2016 Nov 28;2:16185. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2016.185. PMID: 27892924

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Genetic architecture of nonadditive inheritance in Arabidopsis thaliana hybrids. Seymour DK, Chae E, Grimm DG, Martín Pizarro C, Habring-Müller A, Vasseur F, Rakitsch B, Borgwardt KM, Koenig D, Weigel D. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Nov 1. pii: 201615268. PMID: 27803326

Novel allelic variants in ACD6 cause hybrid necrosis in local collection of Arabidopsis thaliana. Świadek M, Proost S, Sieh D, Yu J, Todesco M, Jorzig C, Rodriguez Cubillos AE, Plötner B, Nikoloski Z, Chae E, Giavalisco P, Fischer A, Schröder F, Kim ST, Weigel D, Laitinen RA. New Phytol. 2016 Sep 2. doi: 10.1111/nph.14155.

A fungal pathogen secretes plant alkalinizing peptides to increase infection. Masachis S, Segorbe D, Turrà D, Leon-Ruiz M, Fürst U, El Ghalid M, Leonard G, López-Berges MS, Richards TA, Felix G, Di Pietro A. Nat Microbiol. 2016 Apr 11;1(6):16043. doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.43.

A Versatile Optical Clearing Protocol for Deep Tissue Imaging of Fluorescent Proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana. Musielak TJ, Slane D, Liebig C, Bayer M. PLoS One. 2016 Aug 12;11(8):e0161107. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161107.

Putative RopGAPs impact division plane selection and interact with kinesin-12 POK1. Stöckle D, Herrmann A, Lipka E, Lauster T, Gavidia R, Zimmermann S, Müller S. Nat Plants. 2016 Aug 8;2:16120. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2016.120.

Detection of the plant parasite Cuscuta reflexa by a tomato cell surface receptor. Hegenauer V, Fürst U, Kaiser B, Smoker M, Zipfel C, Felix G, Stahl M, Albert M. Science. 2016 Jul 29;353(6298):478-81. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf3919. PMID: 27471302

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The Effects of High Steady State Auxin Levels on Root Cell Elongation in Brachypodium. Pacheco-Villalobos D, Díaz-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. Plant Cell. 2016 May 11. pii: tpc.01057.2016.

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Kinesin Kip2 enhances microtubule growth <i>in vitro</i> through length-dependent feedback on polymerization and catastrophe. Hibbel A, Bogdanova A, Mahamdeh M, Jannasch A, Storch M, Schäffer E, Liakopoulos D, Howard J. Elife. 2015 Nov 18;4. pii: e10542. doi: 10.7554/eLife.10542.

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The rice immune receptor XA21 recognizes a tyrosine-sulfated protein from a Gram-negative bacterium. Pruitt RN, Schwessinger B, Joe A, Thomas N, Liu F, Albert M, Robinson MR, Chan LJ, Luu DD, Chen H, Bahar O, Daudi A, De Vleesschauwer D, Caddell D, Zhang W, Zhao X, Li X, Heazlewood JL, Ruan D, Majumder D, Chern M, Kalbacher H, Midha S, Patil PB, Sonti RV, Petzold CJ, Liu CC, Brodbelt JS, Felix G, Ronald PC. Sci Adv. 2015 Jul 24;1(6):e1500245.

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The Elucidation of the Interactome of 16 Arabidopsis bZIP Factors Reveals Three Independent Functional Networks. Llorca CM, Berendzen KW, Malik WA, Mahn S, Piepho HP, Zentgraf U. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 9;10(10):e0139884. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139884.

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The sensor histidine kinases AHK2 and AHK3 proceed into multiple serine/threonine/tyrosine phosphorylation pathways in Arabidopsis thaliana. Dautel R, Wu XN, Heunemann M, Schulze WX, Harter K. Mol Plant. 2015 Oct 17. pii: S1674-2052(15)00397-4. doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2015.10.002.

Modulation of Ambient Temperature-Dependent Flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana by Natural Variation of FLOWERING LOCUS M. Lutz U, Posé D, Pfeifer M, Gundlach H, Hagmann J, Wang C, Weigel D, Mayer KF, Schmid M, Schwechheimer C. PLoS Genet. 2015 Oct 22;11(10):e1005588. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005588.

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Albert I, Böhm H, Albert M, Feiler CE, Imkampe J, Wallmeroth N, Brancato C, Raaymakers TM, Oome S, Zhang H, Krol E, Grefen C, Gust A, Chai J, Hedrich R, Van den Ackerveken G, Nürnberger T (2015). An RLP23-SOBIR1-BAK1 complex mediates NLP-triggered immunity. Nature Plants, 15140, doi: 10.1038/NPLANTS.2015.140.

"Evolutionarily distant pathogens require the Arabidopsis phytosulfokine signalling pathway to establish disease." Rodiuc N, Barlet X, Hok S, Perfus-Barbeoch L, Allasia V, Engler G, Séassau A, Marteu N, de Almeida-Engler J, Panabières F, Abad P, Kemmerling B, Marco Y, Favery B, Keller H. Plant Cell Environ. 2015 Aug 20. doi: 10.1111/pce.12627.

"Arabidopsis HECATE genes function in phytohormone control during gynoecium development." Schuster C, Gaillochet C, Lohmann JU. Development. 2015 Aug 20. pii: dev.120444.

"A Single-Strand Annealing Protein Clamps DNA to Detect and Secure Homology." Ander M, Subramaniam S, Fahmy K, Stewart AF, Schäffer E. PLoS Biol. 2015 Aug 13;13(8):e1002213. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002213.

"Meta-analysis of Arabidopsis KANADI1 direct target genes identifies basic growth-promoting module acting upstream of hormonal signaling pathways." Xie Y, Straub D, Eguen T, Brandt R, Stahl M, Martinez-Garcia JF, Wenkel S. Plant Physiol. 2015 Aug 5. pii: pp.00764.2015.

"Identification of OST1-Interacting Proteins Reveals Interactions with SnRK2-Type Protein Kinases and with PP2A-Type Protein Phosphatases that Function in ABA Responses." Waadt R, Manalansan B, Rauniyar N, Munemasa S, Booker MA, Brandt B, Waadt C, Nusinow DA, Kay SA, Kunz HH, Schumacher K, DeLong A, Yates JR, Schroeder JI. Plant Physiol. 2015 Jul 14. pii: pp.00575.2015.

"A new model for the aerobic metabolism of yeast allows the detailed analysis of the metabolic regulation during glucose pulse." Kesten D, Kummer U, Sahle S, Hübner K. Biophys Chem. 2015 Jul 4;206:40-57. doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2015.06.010.

"Genome Wide Binding Site Analysis Reveals Transcriptional Coactivation of Cytokinin-Responsive Genes by DELLA Proteins." Marín-de la Rosa N, Pfeiffer A, Hill K, Locascio A, Bhalerao RP, Miskolczi P, Grønlund AL, Wanchoo-Kohli A, Thomas SG, Bennett MJ, Lohmann JU, Blázquez MA, Alabadí D. PLoS Genet. 2015 Jul 2;11(7):e1005337. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005337.

"Phytosulfokine Regulates Growth in Arabidopsis through a Response Module at the Plasma Membrane That Includes CYCLIC NUCLEOTIDE-GATED CHANNEL17, H+-ATPase, and BAK1." Ladwig F, Dahlke RI, Stührwohldt N, Hartmann J, Harter K, Sauter M. Plant Cell. 2015 Jun 12. pii: tpc.15.00306.

"The Arabidopsis GAGA-binding factor BPC6 recruits PRC1 component LHP1 to GAGA DNA-motifs." Hecker A, Brand LH, Peter S, Simoncello N, Kilian J, Harter K, Gaudin V, Wanke D. Plant Physiol. 2015 May 29. pii: pp.00409.2015.

"Live cell imaging with R-GECO1 sheds light on flg22- and chitin-induced transient [Ca2+]cyt patterns in Arabidopsis." Keinath N, Waadt R, Brugman R, Schroeder JI, Grossmann G, Schumacher K, Krebs M. Mol Plant. 2015 May 19. pii: S1674-2052(15)00239-7. doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2015.05.006.

"Binary 2in1 vectors improve in planta (co-) localisation and dynamic protein interaction studies." Hecker A, Wallmeroth N, Peter S, Blatt MR, Harter K, Grefen C. Plant Physiol. 2015 May 13. pii: pp.00533.2015.

"An overdose of the Arabidopsis coreceptor BAK1 or its ectodomain causes autoimmunity in a SOBIR1-dependent manner." Domínguez-Ferreras A, Kiss-Papp M, Jehle AK, Felix G, Chinchilla D. Plant Physiol. 2015 May 5. pii: pp.00537.2015.

"VIH2 Regulates the Synthesis of Inositol Pyrophosphate InsP8 and Jasmonate-Dependent Defenses in Arabidopsis." Laha D, Johnen P, Azevedo C, Dynowski M, Weiß M, Capolicchio S, Mao H, Iven T, Steenbergen M, Freyer M, Gaugler P, de Campos MK, Zheng N, Feussner I, Jessen HJ, Van Wees SC, Saiardi A, Schaaf G. Plant Cell . 2015 Apr 21. pii: tpc.114.135160.

"The Kinesin-8 kip3 switches protofilaments in a sideward random walk asymmetrically biased by force." Bugiel M, Böhl E, Schäffer E. Biophys J. 2015 Apr 21;108(8):2019-27. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.03.022.

"PKC-mediated inhibitory feedback of the cholecystokinin 1 receptor controls the shape of oscillatory Ca2+ signals." Willems PH, Pahle J, Stalpers XL, Mugahid D, Nikolaew A, Koopman WJ, Kummer U. FEBS J. 2015 Mar 17. doi: 10.1111/febs.13267.

"Sec14-Nodulin Proteins And The Patterning of Phosphoinositide Landmarks For Developmental Control of Membrane Morphogenesis." Ghosh R, de Campos MK, Huang J, Huh SK, Orlowski A, Yang Y, Tripathi A, Nile A, Lee HC, Dynowski M, Schäfer H, Róg T, Lete MG, Ahyayauch H, Alonso A, Vattulainen I, Igumenova TI, Schaaf G, Bankaitis VA. Mol Biol Cell. 2015 Mar 4. pii: mbc.E14-10-1475.

"A quantitative and dynamic model of the Arabidopsis flowering time gene regulatory network." Leal Valentim F, Mourik Sv, Posé D, Kim MC, Schmid M, van Ham RC, Busscher M, Sanchez-Perez GF, Molenaar J, Angenent GC, Immink RG, van Dijk AD. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 26;10(2):e0116973. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116973.


REVOLUTA and WRKY53 connect early and late leaf development in Arabidopsis. Xie Y, Huhn K, Brandt R, Potschin M, Bieker S, Straub D, Doll J, Drechsler T, Zentgraf U, Wenkel S. Development. 2014 Dec;141(24):4772-83. doi: 10.1242/dev.117689.

"Knowing your friends and foes - plant receptor-like kinases as initiators of symbiosis or defence." Antolín-Llovera M, Petutsching EK, Ried MK, Lipka V, Nürnberger T, Robatzek S, Parniske M.New Phytol. 2014 Dec;204(4):791-802. doi: 10.1111/nph.13117.

"Twin Plants from Supernumerary Egg Cells in Arabidopsis." Kong J, Lau S, Jürgens G. Curr Biol. 2014 Dec 23. pii: S0960-9822(14)01482-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.11.021.

"Analysis of a plant complex resistance gene locus underlying immune-related hybrid incompatibility and its occurrence in nature." Alcázar R, von Reth M, Bautor J, Chae E, Weigel D, Koornneef M, Parker JE. PLoS Genet. 2014 Dec 11;10(12):e1004848. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004848.

"Species-wide Genetic Incompatibility Analysis Identifies Immune Genes as Hot Spots of Deleterious Epistasis." Chae E, Bomblies K, Kim ST, Karelina D, Zaidem M, Ossowski S, Martín-Pizarro C, Laitinen RA, Rowan BA, Tenenboim H, Lechner S, Demar M, Habring-Müller A, Lanz C, Rätsch G, Weigel D. Cell. 2014 Dec 4;159(6):1341-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.10.049.

"Biology of a widespread uncultivated archaeon that contributes to carbon fixation in the subsurface." Probst AJ, Weinmaier T, Raymann K, Perras A, Emerson JB, Rattei T, Wanner G, Klingl A, Berg IA, Yoshinaga M, Viehweger B, Hinrichs KU, Thomas BC, Meck S, Auerbach AK, Heise M, Schintlmeister A, Schmid M, Wagner M, Gribaldo S, Banfield JF, Moissl-Eichinger C. Nat Commun. 2014 Nov 26;5:5497. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6497.

"Nep1-like proteins from three kingdoms of life act as a microbe-associated molecular pattern in Arabidopsis." Oome S, Raaymakers TM, Cabral A, Samwel S, Böhm H, Albert I, Nürnberger T, Van den Ackerveken G. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Nov 25;111(47):16955-60. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410031111.

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"A conserved Peptide pattern from a widespread microbial virulence factor triggers pattern-induced immunity in Arabidopsis." Böhm H, Albert I, Oome S, Raaymakers TM, Van den Ackerveken G, Nürnberger T. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Nov 6;10(11):e1004491. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004491.

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Editorial overview: Membrane dynamics-being at the right place at the right time. Russinova E, Schumacher K. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.10.004. PMID: 29129464

Specificity of plant membrane trafficking - ARFs, regulators and coat proteins. Singh MK, Jürgens G. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2017.10.005. PMID: 29024759

The regulation of cell polarity by lipid transfer proteins of the SEC14 family. Kaphan Freitas de Campos M, Schaaf G. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2017;40:158-168. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.09.007. PMID: 29017091

Pumping up the volume - vacuole biogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Krüger F, Schumacher K. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2017.07.008. Review. PMID: 28694113

Growth and development: Change is in the air: how plants modulate development in response to the environment. Ahn JH, Schmid M. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.01.003. PMID: 28162929


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Plant Stem Cells. Greb T, Lohmann JU. Curr Biol. 2016 Sep 12;26(17):R816-21. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.070. PMID: 27623267

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