Zentrum für Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen (ZMBP)

Research Group Markmann

Regulatory roles of small RNAs in nodulation symbiosis

Peer reviewed publications


Maizel, A., Markmann, K., Timmermans, M., Wachter, A. (2020). To move or not to move: roles and specificity of plant RNA mobility. Current Opinion in Plant Biology.

Miri, M., Janakirama, P., Huebert, T., Ross, L., McDowell, T., Orosz, K., Markmann, K. and Szczyglowski, K. (2019). Inside out: root cortex-localized LHK1 cytokinin receptor limits epidermal infection of Lotus japonicus roots by Mesorhizobium loti. New Phytologist.

Tsikou, D., Yan, Z., Holt, D. B., Abel, N. B., Reid, D. E., Madsen, L., Bhasin, H., Sexauer, M., Stougaard, J. and Markmann, K (2018). Systemic control of legume susceptibility to rhizobial infection by a mobile microRNA. Science (doi: 10.1126/science.aat6907).

Malolepszy, A., Mun, T., Sandal, N., Gupta, V., Dubin, M., Urbanski, D., Shah, N., Bachman, A., Fukai, E., Hirakawa, H., Tabata, S., Nadzieja, M., Markmann, K., Su, J., Umehara, Y., Soyano, T., Miyahara, A., Sato, S., Hayashi, M., Stougaard, J. and Andersen, S. U. (2016). The LORE1 insertion mutant resource. Plant Journal 2: 306-317.

Gavrilovic, S., Jurkiewicz, A. M., Yan, Z., Stougaard, J., Markmann, K. (2016). Inoculation insensitive promoters for cell type-enriched gene expression in legume-rhizobium interactions. Plant Methods 12 (doi: 10.1186/s13007-016-0105-y).

Holt, D. B., Gupta, V., Meyer, D., Abel, N., Andersen, S. U., Stougaard, J. and Markmann, K. (2015). miR172 signals epidermal infection and is expressed in cells primed for bacterial invasion in Lotus japonicus roots and nodules. New Phytologist 208:241-56.

De Luis, A.*, Markmann, K.*., Cognat, V., Holt, D. B., Charpentier, M., Parniske, M., Stougaard, J. and Voinnet, O. (2012). Two microRNAs linked to nodule infection and nitrogen-fixing ability in the legume Lotus japonicus. Plant Physiology 160:2137-54. * These authors contributed equally to the work.

Gupta, V., Markmann, K., Pedersen, C. N., Stougaard, J. and Andersen, S. U. (2012). shortran: A pipeline for small RNA-seq data analysis. Bioinformatics 28:2698-700.

Gossmann, J., Markmann, K., Brachmann, A., Rose, L. and Parniske, M. (2012). Polymorphic infection and organogenesis patterns induced by a Rhizobium leguminosarum isolate from Lotus root nodules are determined by the host genotype. New Phytologist 96:561-73.

Perry, J., Welham, T., Brachmann, A., Charpentier, M., Markmann, K. et al. (2009). TILLING in Lotus japonicus identified large allelic series for symbiosis genes and revealed a bias in functionally defective ethyl methanesulfonate alleles toward glycine replacements. Plant Physiology 151:1281-91.

Markmann, K. and Parniske, M. (2009). Evolution of root endosymbiosis with bacteria: how novel are nodules? Trends in Plant Science 14: 77-86.

Markmann, K., Giczey, G. and Parniske, M. (2008). Functional adaptation of a plant receptor kinase gene paved the way for the evolution of intracellular root symbioses with bacteria. PLoS Biology 6: e68.

Gherbi, H.*, Markmann, K.*, Svistonooff, S., Estevan, J., Autron, D., Giczey, G., Auguy, F., Péret, B., Laplaze, L., Franche, C., Parniske, M. and Bogusz, D. (2008). SymRK defines a common basis for plant root endosymbioses with AM fungi, rhizobia and Frankia bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 105: 4928-32. * These authors contributed equally to the work.

Yano, K., Yoshida, S., Müller, J., Singh, S., Banba, M., Vickers, K., Markmann, K., White, C., Schuller, B., Sato, S., Asamizu, E., Tabata, S., Murooka, Y., Perry, J., Wang, T. L., Kawaguchi, M., Imaizumi-Anraku, H., Hayashi, M. and Parniske, M. (2008). CYCLOPS, a mediator of symbiotic intracellular accommodation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 105:20540-45.


Book chapters and other contributions

Markmann, K., Radutoiu, S., and Stougaard, J. (2012). Infection of Lotus japonicus Roots by Mesorhizobium loti. In S. Perotto and F. Baluska (eds.), Signaling and Communication in Plant Symbiosis, Signaling and Communication in Plants 11, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-20966-6_2, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Stougaard, J., Markmann, K., Madsen, L. H., Sandal, N., Radutoiu, S. (2009). Lotus japonicus, a model for the legume family. Grain Legumes, Model legumes special issue 53:6.