Zentrum für Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen (ZMBP)

Research Group Wachter

The research group Wachter has moved to the JGU Mainz.

New address:

Prof. Dr. Andreas Wachter

Institute for Molecular Physiology
JGU Mainz
Johannes von Müller-Weg 6
55128 Mainz
Germany


email: wachter@uni-mainz.de

Publication list

Hartmann L, Wiessner T, Wachter A (2018). Subcellular Compartmentation of Alternatively Spliced Transcripts Defines SERINE/ARGININE-RICH PROTEIN30 Expression. Plant Physiol 176: 2886-2903.

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 (2016). Alternative splicing substantially diversifies the transcriptome during early photomorphogenesis and correlates with the energy availability in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 28: 2715-2734.

Highlighted in Farquharson KL (2016). Metabolic signaling regulates alternative splicing during photomorphogenesis. Plant Cell 28: 2697.

Wachter A, Hartmann L (2014). NMD: Nonsense-mediated defense. Cell Host & Microbe 16: 273-275.

Wachter A (2014). Gene regulation by structured mRNA elements. Trends in Genetics 30: 172-181.

König A, Hartl M, Pham P, Laxa M, Boersema P, Orwat A, Kalitventseva I, Plöchinger M, Braun H, Leister D, Mann M, Wachter A, Fernie A, Finkemeier I (2014). The Arabidopsis class II sirtuin is a lysine deacetylase and interacts with mitochondrial energy metabolism. Plant Physiol 164: 1401-1414.

Drechsel G, Kahles A, Kesarwani A, Stauffer E, Behr J, Drewe P, Rätsch G, Wachter A (2013). Nonsense-mediated decay of alternative precursor mRNA splicing variants is a major determinant of the Arabidopsis steady state transcriptome. Plant Cell 25: 3726-3742.

Drewe P, Stegle O, Hartmann L, Kahles A, Bohnert R, Wachter A, Borgwardt K, Rätsch G (2013). Accurate detection of differential RNA processing. Nucleic Acids Res 41: 5189-5198.

Rühl C, Stauffer E, Kahles A, Wagner G, Drechsel G, Rätsch G, Wachter A (2012). Polypyrimidine tract-binding protein homologues from Arabidopsis are key regulators of alternative splicing with implications in fundamental developmental processes. Plant Cell 24: 4360-4375.

Wachter A, Rühl C, Stauffer E (2012). The Role of Polypyrimidine Tract-Binding Proteins and other hnRNP Proteins in Plant Splicing Regulation. Front Plant Sci 3: 81.

Stauffer E, Westermann A, Wagner G, Wachter A (2010). Polypyrimidine tract-binding protein homologues from Arabidopsis underlie regulatory circuits based on alternative splicing and downstream control. Plant J 64: 243-255.

Liedschulte V, Wachter A, Zhigang A, Rausch T (2010). Exploiting plants for glutathione (GSH) production: Uncoupling GSH synthesis from cellular controls results in unprecedented GSH accumulation. Plant Biotechnol J 8: 807-820.

Wachter A (2010). Riboswitch-mediated control of gene expression in eukaryotes. RNA Biol 7: 66-76.

Hammond MC, Wachter A, Breaker RR (2009). A plant 5S ribosomal RNA mimic regulates alternative splicing of transcription factor IIIA pre-mRNAs. Nat Struct Mol Biol 16: 541-549.

Wachter A, Tunc-Ozdemir M, Grove BC, Green PJ, Shintani DK, and Breaker, RR (2007). Riboswitch Control of Gene Expression in Plants by Splicing and Alternative 3' End Processing of mRNAs. Plant Cell 19: 3437-3450.

Rausch T, Gromes R, Liedschulte V, Muller I, Bogs J, Galovic V, and Wachter A (2007). Novel insight into the regulation of GSH biosynthesis in higher plants. Plant Biol (Stuttg) 9: 565-572.

Cheah MT*, Wachter A*, Sudarsan N, Breaker RR (2007) Control of alternative RNA splicing and gene expression by eukaryotic riboswitches. Nature 447: 497-500.

Zhigang A, Cuijie L, Yuangang Z, Yejie D, Wachter A, Gromes R, Rausch T (2006) Expression of BjMT2, a metallothionein 2 from Brassica juncea, increases copper and cadmium tolerance in Escherichia coli and Arabidopsis thaliana, but inhibits root elongation in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings. J Exp Bot 57: 3575-3582.

Hothorn M, Wachter A, Gromes R, Stuwe T, Rausch T, Scheffzek K (2006) Structural basis for the redox control of plant glutamate cysteine ligase. J Biol Chem 281: 27557-27565.

Cairns NG, Pasternak M, Wachter A, Cobbett CS, Meyer AJ (2006) Maturation of Arabidopsis seeds is dependent on glutathione biosynthesis within the embryo. Plant Physiol 141: 446-455.

Rausch T, Wachter A (2005) Sulfur metabolism: a versatile platform for launching defence operations. Trends in Plant Science 10: 503-509.

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.

Jost R, Altschmied L, Bloem E, Bogs J, Gershenzon J, Hahnel U, Hansch R, Hartmann T, Kopriva S, Kruse C, Mendel RR, Papenbrock J, Reichelt M, Rennenberg H, Schnug E, Schmidt A, Textor S, Tokuhisa J, Wachter A, Wirtz M, Rausch T, Hell R (2005) Expression profiling of metabolic genes in response to methyl jasmonate reveals regulation of genes of primary and secondary sulfur-related pathways in Arabidopsis thaliana. Photosynth Res 86: 491-508.

Wachter A, Rausch T (2004) Regulation of glutathione (GSH) synthesis in plants: novel insight from Arabidopsis. In LJ De Kok, E Schnug, eds, Proceedings of the 1st Sino-German Workshop on aspects of sulfur nutrition of plants. FAL Agricultural research, Shenyang, China, pp 149-155.

Nowak K, Luniak N, Witt C, Wustefeld Y, Wachter A, Mendel RR, Hansch R (2004) Peroxisomal localization of sulfite oxidase separates it from chloroplast-based sulfur assimilation. Plant Cell Physiol 45: 1889-1894.

Wachter A (2004) Synthesis and compartmentation of glutathione in plants: complex regulatory mechanisms. PhD thesis. Heidelberg University, Heidelberg

Heiss S*, Wachter A*, Bogs J, Cobbett C, Rausch T (2003) Phytochelatin synthase (PCS) protein is induced in Brassica juncea leaves after prolonged Cd exposure. J Exp Bot 54: 1833-1839.

Bogs J, Bourbouloux A, Cagnac O, Wachter A, Rausch T, Delrot S (2003) Functional characterization and expression analysis of a glutathione transporter, BjGT1, from Brassica juncea: evidence for regulation by heavy metal exposure. Plant, Cell and Environment 26: 1703-1711.

* authors contributed equally