List of publications since 2000

Birgit S. Fiesselmann, Miriam Luichtl, Xiaomeng Yang, Michaela Matthes, Ottilie Peis, Ramon A. Torres-Ruiz (2015) Ectopic shoot meristem generation in monocotyledonous rpk1 mutants is linked to SAM loss and altered seedling morphology. BMC Plant Biology 15: 171pp (Open access)

Müller TM, Böttcher C, Morbitzer R, Götz CC, Lehmann J, Lahaye T, Glawischnig E. (2015) TALEN-mediated generation and metabolic analysis of camalexin-deficient cyp71a12 cyp71a13 double knockout lines. Plant Physiology, in press

Zheng L, McMullen MD, Bauer E, Schön C-C, Gierl A, Frey M (2015) Prolonged expression of the BX1 signature enzyme is associated with a recombination hotspot in the benzoxazinoid gene cluster in Zea mays. J Exp Bot in press

Erb M, Veyrat N, Robert CAM,  Xu H, Frey M, Ton J, Turlings TCJ (2015). Indole is an essential herbivore-induced volatile priming signal in maize. Nat Comm 6: 6273 ; doi:10.1038/ncomms7273 

Mucha S, Walther D, Müller T, Hincha DK, Glawischnig, E (2015) Substantial Reprogramming of the Eutrema salsugineum (Thellungiella salsuginea) Transcriptome in Response to UV and Silver Nitrate Challenge. BMC plant biology, in press

Peskan-Berghöfer T, Vilches-Barro A., Müller TM, Glawischnig E, Reichelt M, Gershenzon J, Rausch T (2015). Sustained exposure to ABA enhances colonization potential of the mutualist fungus Piriformospora indica on Arabidopsis thaliana roots. New Phytologist, in press

Böttcher C, Chapman A, Fellermeier F, Choudhary M, Scheel D, Glawischnig E. (2014) The biosynthetic pathway of indole-3-carbaldehyde and indole-3-carboxylic acid derivatives in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 2014 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Weis C, Pfeilmeier S, Glawischnig E, Isono E, Pachl F, Hahne H, Küster B, Eichmann R, Hückelhoven R (2013) Co-immunoprecipitation-based identification of putative BAX INHIBITOR-1-interacting proteins involved in cell death regulation and plant - powdery mildew interactions. Mol Plant Pathol. 14(8):791-802.

Luichtl M, Fiesselmann BS, Matthes M, Yang X, Peis O, Brunner A, Torres Ruiz RA (2013) Mutations in the Arabidopsis RPK1 gene uncouple cotyledon anlagen and primordia by modulating epidermal cell shape and polarity. Biology Open, DOI: 10.1242/bio.20135991 (Open Access)

Mewis I, Khan MAM, Glawischnig E, Schreiner M, Ulrichs C. (2012) Water Stress Mediated Alteration in Plant Response of Arabidopsis thaliana(L.) to Aphid Feeding. PLoS ONE, 7(11):e48661.

Matthes M, Torres Ruiz RA (2012) Initiation und Etablierung von Keimblättern im Arabidopsis-Embryo. BIOspektrum 07, 717-720.
Enugutti B, Kirchhelle C, Oelscher M, Torres Ruiz RA, Schliebner I, Leister D, Schneitz K (2012) Regulation of planar growth by the Arabidopsis AGC protein kinase UNICORN. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 109, 15060-15065.
Nongbri PL, Johnson JM, Sherameti I, Glawischnig E, Halkier BA, Oelmüller R. (2012) Indole-3-acetaldoxime derived compounds restrict root colonization in the beneficial interaction between Arabidopsis roots and the endophyte Piriformospora indica. Mol Plant Microbe Interact, 25, 1186-1197

Dick R, Rattei T, Haslbeck M, Schwab W, Gierl A, Frey M. (2012) Comparative analysis of benzoxazinoid biosynthesis in monocots and dicots: independent recruitment of stabilization and activation functions. Plant Cell 24:915-28

Ahmad S, Veyrat N, Gordon-Weeks R, Zhang Y, Martin J, Smart L, Glauser G, Erb M, Flors V, Frey M, Ton J. (2011) Benzoxazinoid metabolites regulate innate immunity against aphids and fungi in maize. Plant Physiol. 157, 317-27

Zhuang X, Fiesselmann A, Zhao N, Chen H, Frey M, Chen F. (2011) Biosynthesis and emission of insect herbivory-induced volatile indole in rice. Phytochemistry 73:15-22

Lisec J, Römisch-Margl L, Nikoloski Z, Piepho HP, Giavalisco P, Selbig J, Gierl A, Willmitzer L. (2011) Corn hybrids display lower metabolite variability and complex metabolite inheritance patterns. Plant J. 68, 326-36

Pedras MS, Yaya EE, Glawischnig E. (2011) The phytoalexins from cultivated and wild crucifers: chemistry and biology. Nat Prod Rep. 28:1381-405. Review.

Yin R, Frey M, Gierl A, Glawischnig E. (2010) Plants contain two distinct classes of functional tryptophan synthase beta proteins.Phytochemistry 71,1667-72.

Zheng Y, Haberer G, Matthes M, Rattei T, Mayer KFX, Gierl A, Torres Ruiz RA (2010) Impact of natural genetic variation on the transcriptome of autotetraploid Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 107, 17809-17814.

Römisch-Margl L, Spielbauer G, Schützenmeister A, Schwab W, Piepho HP, Genschel U, Gierl A. (2010) Heterotic patterns of sugar and amino acid components in developing maize kernels. Theor Appl Genet.120, 369-81.

Sabine Schönhofer-Merl and Ramón A. Torres-Ruiz (2010) The Sos-recruitment system as a tool to analyze cellular localization of plant proteins: membrane localization of Arabidopsis thaliana PEPINO/PASTICCINO2. Mol Genet Genomics 283: 439-449.

Degenhardt J,  Hiltpold I, Köllner TG, Frey M, Gierl A, Gershenzon J, Hibbard BE, Ellersieck MR, Turlings TCJ (2009). Restoring a maize root signal that attracts insect-killing nematodes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 106 (32), 13213-13218

Frey M, Schullehner K, Dick R, Fiesselmann A, Gierl A (2009). Benzoxazinoid biosynthesis, a model for evolution of secondary metabolic pathways in plants. Phytochemistry 70, 1645-51.

Yu, Z., Haage, K., Streit, V.E., Gierl, A., Torres Ruiz, R.A. (2009) A large number of tetraploid Arabidopsis thaliana lines, generated by a rapid strategy, reveal high stability of neo-tetraploids during consecutive generations. Theor Appl Genet 118: 1107-1119.

Böttcher C, Westphal L, Schmotz C, Prade E, Scheel D, Glawischnig E. The multifunctional enzyme, CYP71B15 (PHYTOALEXIN DEFICIENT 3), converts cysteine-indole-3-acetonitrile to camalexin in the indole-3-acetonitrile metabolic network of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell, 2009, 21, 1830-1845

Rauhut T, Glawischnig E. Evolution of camalexin and structurally related indolic compounds. Phytochemistry, 2009, 68, 401-406

Rauhut T, Luberacki B, Seitz HU, Glawischnig E. Inducible expression of a Nep1-like protein serves as a model trigger system of camalexin biosynthesis. Phytochemistry, 70, 185-189, 2009

Schullehner K, Dick R, Vitzthum F, Schwab W, Brandt W, Frey M, Gierl A (2008). Benzoxazinoid biosynthesis in dicot plants. Phytochemistry, 69 (15), 2668-2677.

Rauhut T, Spiteller P, Eisenreich W, Spiteller M, Glawischnig E. (2008) Biosynthetic Origin of BE-10988 in Streptomyces sp. BA10988. J Org Chem, doi: 10.1021/jo800375u

Kriechbaumer V, Weigang L, Fiesselmann A, Letzel T, Frey M, Gierl A, Glawischnig E. (2008) Characterisation of the tryptophan synthase alpha subunit in maize. BMC Plant Biol. 22;8: 44

Jonczyk R, Schmidt H, Osterrieder A, Fiesselmann A, Schullehner K, Haslbeck M, Sicker D, Hofmann D, Yalpani N, Simmons C, Frey M, Gierl A. (2008) Elucidation of the final reactions of DIMBOA-glucoside biosynthesis in maize: characterization of Bx6 and Bx7. Plant Physiol 146:1053-63

Jonczyk R, Ronconi S, Rychlik M, Genschel U. (2008). Pantothenate synthetase is essential but not limiting for pantothenate production in Arabidopsis. Plant Mol. Biol. 66: 1-14

Siemens J, Glawischnig E, Ludwig-Müller J (2008). Indole Glucosinolates and Camalexin do not Influence the Development of the Clubroot Disease in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Phytopathology, doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0434.2007.01359.x, 2008

Furutani M, Kajiwara T, Kato T, Treml BS, Stockum C, Torres-Ruiz RA, Tasaka M. (2007) The gene MACCHI-BOU 4/ENHANCER OF PINOID encodes a NPH3-like protein and reveals similarities between organogenesis and phototropism at the molecular level. Development 134:3849-59

Kriechbaumer V, Park WJ, Piotrowski M, Meeley RB, Gierl A, Glawischnig E. (2007). Maize nitrilases have a dual role in auxin homeostasis and beta-cyanoalanine hydrolysis. J Exp Bot. 58: 4225-4233

Vera Hemleben, Ales Kovarik, Ramon A. Torres-Ruiz, Roman A. Volkov and Thengiz Beridze (2007) Plant highly repeated satellite DNA: molecular evolution, distribution and use for identification of hybrids. Systematics and Biodiversity 5, pp 277-289

Schuhegger R, Rauhut T, Glawischnig E. (2007). Regulatory variability of camalexin biosynthesis. J Plant Physiol. 164: 636-644

Glawischnig E. (2007). Camalexin. Phytochemistry Feb;68(4):401-6

Nafisi M, Goregaoker S, Botanga CJ, Glawischnig E, Olsen CE, Halkier BA, Glazebrook J. (2007). Arabidopsis Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenase 71A13 Catalyzes the Conversion of Indole-3-Acetaldoxime in Camalexin Synthesis. Plant Cell 19: 2039-2052

Gust AA, Biswas R, Lenz HD, Rauhut T, Ranf S, Kemmerling B, Gotz F, Glawischnig E, Lee J, Felix G, Nürnberger T. (2007). Bacteria-derived peptidoglycans constitute pathogen-associated molecular patterns triggering innate immunity in Arabidopsis. J Biol Chem. 282: 32338-32348

Friml J, Benfey P, Benková E, Bennett M, Berleth T, Geldner N, Grebe M, Heisler M, Hejátko J, Jürgens G, Laux T, Lindsey K, Lukowitz W, Luschnig C, Offringa R, Scheres B, Swarup R, Torres-Ruiz R, Weijers D, Zazímalová E. (2006) Apical-basal polarity: why plant cells don't stand on their heads. Trends Plant Sci. 11:12-4.

Schuhegger R, Nafisi M, Mansourova M, Petersen BL, Olsen CE, Svatos A, Halkier BA, Glawischnig E (2006). CYP71B15 (PAD3) Catalyzes the Final Step in Camalexin Biosynthesis. Plant Physiol. 141(4):1248-54

Qutob D, Kemmerling B, Brunner F, Kufner I, Engelhardt S, Gust AA, Luberacki B, Seitz HU, Stahl D, Rauhut T, Glawischnig E, Schween G, Lacombe B, Watanabe N, Lam E, Schlichting R, Scheel D, Nau K, Dodt G, Hubert D, Gijzen M, Nürnberger T. (2006). Phytotoxicity and innate immune responses induced by Nep1-like proteins. Plant Cell 18(12):3721-44

Kriechbaumer V, Park WJ, Gierl A, Glawischnig E. (2006) Auxin biosynthesis in maize. Plant Biology, 8, 334-339

Glawischnig E. (2006) The role of cytochrome P450 enzymes in the biosynthesis of camalexin. Biochem Soc Transactions, 34,1206-1208

Jonczyk R, Genschel U. (2006). Molecular Adaptation and Allostery in Plant Pantothenate Synthetases. J. Biol. Chem. 281: 37435-37446

Spielbauer G, Margl L, Hannah LC, Romisch W, Ettenhuber C, Bacher A, Gierl A, Eisenreich W, Genschel U. (2006). Robustness of central carbohydrate metabolism in developing maize kernels. Phytochemistry 67: 1460-1475

Kulik V, Hartmann E, Weyand M, Frey M, Gierl A, Niks D, Dunn MF, Schlichting I. (2005 ) On the structural basis of the catalytic mechanism and the regulation of the alpha subunit of tryptophan synthase from Salmonella typhimurium and BX1 from maize, two evolutionarily related enzymes. J Mol Biol. 352: 608-20

Ettenhuber C, Spielbauer G, Margl L, Hannah LC, Gierl A, Bacher A, Genschel U, Eisenreich W. (2005). Changes in flux pattern of the central carbohydrate metabolism during kernel development in maize. Phytochemistry 66: 2632-2642

Grün S, Frey M, Gierl A. (2005). Evolution of the indole alkaloid biosynthesis in the genus Hordeum: distribution of gramine and DIBOA and isolation of the benzoxazinoid biosynthesis genes from Hordeum lechleri. Phytochemistry 66:1264-72.

Kriechbaumer, V. and Glawischnig, E. (2005) Auxin biosynthesis within the network of tryptophan metabolism. JNBT 2, 53-58.

Treml, B. S.; Winderl, S.; Radykewicz, R.; Herz, M., Schweizer, G., Hutzler, P., Glawischnig, E; Torres Ruiz, R. A. (2005) The gene ENHACER OF PINOID controls cotyledon development in the Arabidopsis embryo. Development, 132, 4063-4074.

Frey M, Spiteller D, Boland W, Gierl A.(2004).Transcriptional activation of Igl, the gene for indole formation in Zea mays: a structure-activity study with elicitor-active N-acyl glutamines from insects. Phytochemistry ;65:1047-55

Genschel, U.(2004) Coenzyme A Biosynthesis: Reconstruction of the Pathway in Archaea and an Evolutionary Scenario Based on Comparative Genomics. Mol. Biol. Evol. 21: 1242-1251

Glawischnig, E., Hansen, B.G., Olsen, C.E. and Halkier, B.A. (2004) Camalexin is synthesized from indole-3-acetaldoxime, a key branching point between primary and secondary metabolism in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101, 8245-8250

Geldner, N., Richter, S., Vieten, A., Marquardt, S., Torres-Ruiz, R. A., Mayer, U. and Jürgens, G. (2004). Partial loss-of-function alleles reveal a role for GNOM in post-embryonic and auxin-transport related development of Arabidopsis. Development 131, 389-400.

Torres-Ruiz, R. A. (2004) "Polarity in Arabidopsis embryogenesis" in "Polarity in plants" (K. Lindsey ed.) Annual Plant Reviews Vol.12. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, pp 223-261

Frey M, Huber K, Park WJ, Sicker D, Lindberg P, Meeley RB, Simmons CR, Yalpani N, Gierl A.(2003) A 2-oxoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase is integrated in DIMBOA-biosynthesis. Phytochemistry;62:371-6.

Park WJ, Kriechbaumer V, Müller A, Piotrowski M, Meeley RB, Gierl A and Glawischnig E. (2003) The Nitrilase ZmNIT2 Converts Indole-3-Acetonitrile to Indole-3-Acetic Acid. Plant Physiol. 133, 794-802

Chen S, Glawischnig E, Jørgensen K, Naur P, Jørgensen B, Olsen C-E, Hansen CH, Rasmussen H, Pickett JA and Halkier BA. (2003) CYP79F1 and CYP79F2 have distinct functions in the biosynthesis of aliphatic glucosinolates in Arabidopsis.Plant Journal, 33, 923-937

Mikkelsen, M.D., Petersen, B.L., Glawischnig, E., Jensen, A.B., Andreasson, E. and Halkier BA (2003) Modulation of CYP79 Genes and Glucosinolate Profiles in Arabidopsis by Defense Signaling Pathways. Plant Physiol. 131(1):298-308.

Glawischnig, E., Mikkelsen, M.D. and Halkier, B.A. (2003) Glucosinolate biosynthesis and metabolism. In Abrol Y., Altaf A. (Eds.) Sulphur in Higher Plants. Kluwer Academic Publishers,Dordrecht, NL

Hemleben, V., Beridze, T., Bachmann, L., Kovarik, A. and Torres, R. (2003) "Satellite DNA" (in russian). Uspekhy Biologicheskoi Khimii/Successes of Biological Chemistry (translated journal name) 43, 267-306.

Haberer, G., Erschadi, S. and Torres-Ruiz, R. A. (2002) The Arabidopsis gene PEPINO/PASTICCINO2 is required for proliferation control of meristematic and non-meristematic cells and encodes a putative anti-phosphatase. Dev Genes and Evol 212, 542-550.

Glawischnig, E., Gierl, A., Tomas, A., Bacher, A. and Eisenreich, W. (2002) Starch biosynthesis and intermediary metabolism in maize kernels. Quantitative analysis of metabolite flux by nuclear magnetic resonance. Plant Physiol. 130(4):1717-27.

Fischer, T.C., Klattig, J.T. and Gierl, A. (2001) A general cloning strategy for divergent plant cytochrome P450 genes and its application in Lolium rigidum and Ocimum basilicum. Theor Appl Genet

Gierl, A. and Frey, M. (2001) Evolution of Benzoxazinone Biosynthesis and Indole Production in Maize. Planta, 213(4):493-8.

Glawischnig, E., Gierl, A., Tomas, A., Bacher, A. and Eisenreich, W. (2001) Retrobiosynthetic Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Analysis of Amino Acid Biosynthesis and Intermediary Metabolism. Metabolic Flux in Developing Maize Kernels. Plant Physiol, 125, 1178-1186.

Haupt, W., Fischer, T.C., Winderl, S., Fransz, P. and Torres-Ruiz, R.A. (2001) The CENTROMERE1 (CEN1) region of Arabidopsis thaliana: architecture and functional impact of chromatin. The Plant J. 27, 285-296

Spiteller, P., Glawischnig, E., Gierl, A. and Steglich, W. (2001) Studies on the biosynthesis of 2-hydroxy-1,4-benzoxazin-3-one (HBOA) from 3-hydroxy-indolin-2-one in Zea mays. Phytochemistry, 57, 373-376

v. Rad, U, Hüttl. R, Lottspeich, F, Gierl, A, Frey, M (2001) Two glucosyltransferases are involved in detoxification of benzoxazinoids in maize. The Plant J., 28(6):633-42.

Erschadi, S., Haberer, G., Schöniger, M. and Torres-Ruiz, R.A. (2000) Estimating genetic diversity of Arabidopsis thaliana ecotypes with Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphisms (AFLP). Theor Appl Genet, 100, 633-640.

Frey, M., Stettner, C., Pare, P.W., Schmelz, E.A., Tumlinson, J.H. and Gierl, A. (2000) An herbivore elicitor activates the gene for indole emission in maize. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 97, 14801-6.

Glawischnig, E., Tomas, A., Eisenreich, W., Spiteller, P., Bacher, A. and Gierl, A. (2000) Auxin Biosynthesis in Maize Kernels. Plant Physiol, 123, 1109-1119.

Hemleben, V., Schmidt, T., Torres-Ruiz, R.A. and Zentgraf, U. (2000) Molecular Cell Biology: Role of repetitive DNA in nuclear architecture and chromosome structure. Progress in Botany, 61, 91-117.

Sicker, D., Frey, M., Schulz, M. and Gierl, A. (2000) Role of natural benzoxazinones in the survival strategy of plants. Int Rev Cytol, 198, 319-46.

Torres-Ruiz, R.A. (2000) Molekulare Entwicklungsbiologie des Arabidopsis-Embryos. BIOSpektrum, 4, 267-270.

Further selected publications

Frey, M., Stettner, C. and Gierl, A. (1998) A general method for gene isolation in tagging approaches: amplification of insertion mutagenised sites (AIMS). The Plant J, 13, 717-721.

Frey, M., Chomet, P., Glawischnig, E., Stettner, C., Grun, S., Winklmair, A., Eisenreich, W., Bacher, A., Meeley, R.B., Briggs, S.P., Simcox, K. and Gierl, A. (1997) Analysis of a chemical plant defense mechanism in grasses. Science, 277, 696-9.

Fransz, P., Armstrong, S., Alonso-Blanco, C., Fischer, T., Torres-Ruiz, R.A. and Jones, G. (1998) Arabidopsis thaliana, a cytogenetic model system. The Plant J, 13, 867-876.

Torres-Ruiz, R.A., Lohner, A. and Jürgens, G. (1996) The GURKE gene is required for normal organization of the apical region in the Arabidopsis embryo. The Plant J, 10, 1005-1016

Torres-Ruiz, R.A. and Jürgens, G. (1994) Mutations in the FASS gene uncouple pattern formation and morphogenesis in Arabidopsis development. Development, 120, 2967-2978.