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Publications of PA FUNCT, 2016 – 2019

Research Domain FUNCT
FUNCT Functional Plant Biology
FUNCT.1 Temperature sensing in plants
FUNCT.2 Plant metabolism
FUNCT.3 Root-Shoot-Interactions
Publications of PA FUNCT, 2016 – 2019
Research Domain MICRO
MICRO Plant-Microbe Systems
Research Domain MICRO
BIOINF Genomics and bioinformatics in horticulture
Research Domain QUALITY
QUALITY Plant Quality and Food Security
Research Domain HORTSYS
HORTSYS Next-Generation Horticultural Systems


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Nietzsche, M. 2016. Identifizierung und Charakterisierung neuer Komponenten der SnRK1-Signaltransduktion in Arabidopsis thaliana. Universität Potsdam, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, PhD thesis.


Individual contributions to edited volumes


Grosch, R.; Buhtz, A.; Schwarz, D. 2016. Verticillium dahliae affect root morphology characteristics of tomato and plant defense response. Proceeding 9th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium, Book of Abstracts, 34.


Risha, M.A.; Witzel, K.; Albers, P.; Schreiner, M.; Hanschen, F.S. 2017. Identification and characterization of Brassica oleracea specifier proteins in the enzymatic degradation of glucosinolates. 4th International Glucosinolate Conference, Glucosinolate Summit Proceedings, 64.

Rouphael, Y.; Venema, J.H.; Edelstein, M.; Savvas, D.; Colla, G.; Ntatsi, G.; Ben-Hur, M.; Kumar, P.; Schwarz, D. 2017. Grafting as a tool for tolerance of abiotic stress. In: Colla, G.; Pérez-Alfocea, F.; Schwarz, D. (Eds.) Vegetable Grafting, Principles and Practices, CABI, 171-215.


Dorais, M.; Schwarz, D. 2018. Organic Tomato. In: Heuvelink, E. (Ed.) Tomatoes: Crop Production Science in Horticulture, CABI, 337-368.


Articles in peer-reviewed journals


Mollavali, M.; Bolandnazar, S.A.; Schwarz, D.; Rohn, S.; Riehle, P.; Zaare-Nahandi, F. 2016. Flavonol glucoside and antioxidant enzyme biosynthesis affected by mycorrhizal fungi in various cultivars of onion (Allium cepa L.). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64, 71–77.

Nietzsche, M.; Landgraf, R.; Tohge, T.; Börnke, F. 2016. A protein-protein interaction network linking the energy-sensor kinase SnRK1 to multiple signaling pathways in Arabidopsis thaliana. Current Plant Biology 5, 36-44.

Nukarinen E.; Nägele T.; Pedrotti L.; Wurzinger B.; Mair A.; Landgraf R.; Börnke F.; Hanson J.; Teige M.; Baena-Gonzalez E.; Dröge-Laser W.; Weckwerth W. 2016. Quantitative phosphoproteomics reveals the role of the AMPK plant ortholog SnRK1 as a metabolic master regulator under energy deprivation. Scientific Reports 6, 31697.

Rouphael, Y.; Rea, E.; Cardarelli, M.; Bitterlich, M.; Schwarz, D.; Colla, G. 2016. Can adverse effects of acidity and aluminum toxicity be alleviated by appropriate rootstock selection in cucumber? Frontiers in Plant Science 7, 1283.

Üstün, S.; Sheikh, A.; Gimenez-Ibanez, S.; Jones, A.; Ntoukakis, V.; Börnke, F. 2016. The proteasome acts as a hub for plant immunity and is targeted by Pseudomonas type-III effectors. Plant Physiology, 172, 1941-1958.


Buhtz A.; Hohe A.; Schwarz, D.; Grosch R. 2017. Effects of Verticillium dahliae on tomato root morphology considering plant growth response and defence. Plant Pathology 66, 667-676.

Edelstein, M.; Cohen, R.; Elkabetz, M.; Pivonia, S.; Grosch, R.; Forster, P.; Schwarz, D. 2017. Performance of interspecific Cucurbita rootstocks compared to their parental lines. Scientia Horticulturae 216, 45-50.

Kyriacou, M.C.; Rouphael, Y.; Colla, G.; Zrenner, R.; Schwarz, D. 2017. Vegetable grafting: The implications of a growing agronomic imperative for vegetable fruit quality and nutritive value. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 741.

Lamm, C.; Kraner, M.; Hofmann, J.; Börnke, F.; Mock, H.-P.; Sonnewald U. 2017. Hop/Sti1 – A two-faced cochaperone involved in pattern recognition receptor maturation and viral infection. Frontiers in Plant Science 11, 1754.

Ntatsi, G.; Savvas, D.; Papasotiropoulos, V.; Katsileros, A.; Zrenner, R.; Hincha, D.K.; Zuther, E.; Schwarz, D. 2017. Rootstock sub-optimal temperature tolerance determines transcriptomic responses after long-term root cooling in rootstocks and scions of grafted tomato plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 911.

Riemenschneider, C.; Seiwert, B.; Moeder, M.; Schwarz, D.; Reemtsma, T. 2017. Extensive transformation of the pharmaceutical carbamazepine following uptake into intact tomato plants. Environmental Science and Technology 51, 6100-6109.

Savvas, D.; Öztekin, G.B.; Tepecik, M.; Ntatsi, G.; Ropokis, A.; Tüzel, Y.; Schwarz, D. 2017. Impact of grafting and rootstock on nutrient-to-water uptake ratios during the first month after planting of hydroponically grown tomato. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 92, 294-302.

Üstün, S.; Börnke, F. 2017. Ubiquitin proteasome activity measurement in total plant extracts. Bio-protocol 7, e2532.

Urlić, B.; Jukič Špika, M.; Becker, C.; Kläring, H.-P.; Krumbein, A.; Goreta-Ban, S.; Perica, S.; Schwarz, D. 2017. Effect of NO3 and NH4 concentrations in nutrient solution on yield and nitrate concentration in seasonally grown leaf lettuce. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Plant Soil Science 67, 748-757.

Wiesner-Reinhold, M.; Schreiner, M.; Baldermann, S.; Schwarz, D.; Hanschen, F.S.; Kipp, A.P.; Rowan, D.D.; Bentley-Hewitt, K.L.; McKenzie, M.J. 2017. Mechanisms of selenium enrichment and measurement in brassicaceous vegetables, and their application to human health. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 1365.

Witzel, K.; Üstün, S.; Schreiner, M.; Grosch, R.; Börnke, F.; Ruppel, S. 2017. A proteomic approach suggests unbalanced proteasome functioning induced by the growth-promoting bacterium Kosakonia radicincitans in Arabidopsis. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 661.


Börnke, F.; Rocksch, T. 2018. Thigmomorphogenesis – Control of plant growth by mechanical stimulation. Scientia Horticulturae 234, 344-353.

Dölle, S.; Welter, S.; Ruppel, E.; Lehmann, K.; Schwarz, D.; Jensen-Jarolim, E.; Zieglmayer, P.; Franken, P.; Worm, M. 2018. Clinical reactivity of celery cultivars in allergic patients: role of Api g 1. Clinical & Experimental Allergy 48, 424-432.

Mollavali, M.; Perner, H.; Rohn, S.; Riehle, P.; Hanschen, F.S.; Schwarz, D. 2018. Nitrogen form and mycorrhizal inoculation amount and timing affect flavonol biosynthesis in onion (Allium cepa L.). Mycorrhiza 28, 59-70.

Nietzsche, M.; Guerra, T., Alseekh, S.; Wiermer, M.; Sonnewald, S.; Fernie, A.R.; Börnke, F. 2018. STOREKEEPER RELATED 1/G-element binding protein (STKR1) interacts with protein kinase SnRK1. Plant Physiology 176, 1773-1792.


Albers, P.; Üstün, S.; Witzel, K.; Kraner, M.; Börnke, F. 2019. A remorin from Nicotiana benthamiana interacts with the Pseudomonas type-III effector protein HopZ1a and is phosphorylated by the immune-related kinase PBS1. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interaction 32(9), 1229–1242.

Barbosa, A.D.; Lim, K.; Mari, M.; Edgar, J.R.; Gal, L.; Sterk, P.; Jenkins, B.J.; Koulman, A; Savage, D.B.; Schuldiner, M.; Reggiori, F.; Wigge, P.A.; Siniossoglou, S. 2019. Compartmentalized synthesis of Triacylglycerol at the inner nuclear membrane regulates nuclear organization. Developmental Cell 50(6), 755-766.

Estrada-Ortiz, E.; Trejo-Téllez, L.I.; Gómez-Merino, F.C.; Becker, C.; Krumbein, A.; Schwarz, D. The biosynthesis of flavonoids, nitrate and glucosinolates in Brassica species is differentially affected by photosynthetically active radiation, phosphate and phosphite. Frontiers in Plant Science.

Ramos-Sanchez, J.M.; Triozzi, P.M.; Alique, D.; Geng, F.; Gao, M.; Jaeger, K.E.; Wigge, P.A.; Allona, I.;  Perales, M. 2019. LHY2 Integrates night-length information to determine timing of poplar photoperiodic growth. Current Biology 29(14), 2402-2406. e4.

Trejo-Téllez, L. I.; Estrada-Ortiz, E.; Gómez-Merino, F. C.; Becker, C.; Krumbein, A.; Schwarz, D. 2019. Flavonoid, Nitrate and Glucosinolate Concentrations in Brassica Species Are Differentially Affected by Photosynthetically Active Radiation, Phosphate and Phosphite. Front. Plant Sci. 10:371.

Vázquez-Hernández, M.C.; Parola-Contreras, I.; Montoya-Gómez, L.M.; Torres-Pacheco, I.; Schwarz, D.; Guevara-González, R.G. 2019. Eustressors: chemical and physical stress factors used to enhance horticultural production. Scientia Horticulturae 250, 223-229.

Witzel, K.; Abu Risha, M.; Albers, P.; Börnke, F.; Hanschen, F. 2019. Identification and characterization of three epithiospecifier protein isoforms in Brassica oleracea. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1552.



Work and discussion paper


Albers, P.; Üstün, S.; Witzel, K.; Kraner, M.; Börnke, F. 2018. A remorin from Nicotiana benthamiana interacts with the Pseudomonas type-III effector protein HopZ1a and is phosphorylated by the immune-related kinase PBS1. bioRxiv 409235.


Editorship of edited volumes


Colla, G.; Pérez-Alfocea, F.; Schwarz, D. 2017. Vegetable Grafting, Principles and Practices. CABI, pp 278, ISBN-10: 1780648979