Planter’s Punch

Photosynthetic defence

Under the heading Planter’s Punch we present each month one special aspect of the CEPLAS research programme.
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PhD position at the University of Cologne


Latest publications

  • Maurino VG, Engqvist MKM (2015) 2-Hydroxy acids in plant metabolism. The Arabidopsis Book 13: e0182. 2015. [Abstract]
  • Frerigmann H, Glawischnig E, Gigolashvili T (2015) The role of MYB34, MYB51 and MYB122 in the regulation of camalexin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Metabolism and Chemodiversity. [Abstract]

  • Engqvist MKM, Schmitz J, Gertzmann A, Florian A, Jaspert N, Arif M, Balazadeh S, Mueller-Roeber B, Fernie AR, Maurino VG (2015) GOX3, a glycolate oxidase homologue of yeast L-lactate cytochrome c oxidorreductase, supports L-lactate oxidation in roots of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology. [Abstract]

  • Hüdig M, Maier A, Scherrers I, Seidel L, Jansen EEW, Mettler-Altmann T, Engqvist MKM and Maurino VG (2015) Plants Possess a Cyclic Mitochondrial Metabolic Pathway similar to the Mammalian Metabolic Repair Mechanism Involving Malate Dehydrogenase and L-2hydroxyglutarate Dehydrogenase. Plant & Cell Physiology. [Abstract]

  • Ort DR, Merchant SS, Alric J, Barkan A, Blankenship RE, Bock R, Croce R, Hanson MR, Hibberd JM, Long SP, Moore TA, Moroney J, Niyogi KK, Parry MA, Peralta-Yahya PP, Prince RC, Redding KE, Spalding MH, van Wijk KJ, Vermaas WF, von Caemmerer S, Weber AP, Yeates TO, Yuan JS, Zhu XG (2015) Redesigning photosynthesis to sustainably meet global food and bioenergy demand. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112(28):8529-8536. [Abstract]

  • Soto D, Cordoba JP, Villarreal F, Bartoli C, Schmitz J, Maurino VG, Braun HP, Pagnussat GC, Zabaleta E (2015) Functional characterization of mutants affected in the carbonic anhydrase domain of the respiratory complex I in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology. [Abstract]

  • Steffens A, Bräutigam A, Jakoby M, Hülskamp M (2015) The BEACH Domain Protein SPIRRIG Is Essential for Arabidopsis Salt Stress Tolerance and Functions as a Regulator of Transcript Stabilization and Localization. PLoS biology 13(7):e1002188. [Abstract]

  • Butenko MA, Simon R (2015) Beyond the meristems: similarities in the CLAVATA3 and INFLORESCENCE DEFICIENT IN ABSCISSION peptide mediated signalling pathways. Journal of experimental botany.


Non-photochemical quenching workshop

Tue, 22 Sep 2015

Studying response to excess light energy

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Location: HHU

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18. Conference of the Genome Research Working Group of the German Plant Breeding Association (GPZ)

Tue, 22 Sep 2015

Location: Heinrich Heine University

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