Department of Botany I - Plant-Physiology and Biophysics

    Publications Prof. Dirk Becker

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    2017[ to top ]

    • Scherzer, S., Shabala, L., Hedrich, B., Fromm, J., Bauer, H., Munz, E., Jakob, P., Al-Rascheid, K.A.S., Kreuzer, I., Becker, D., Eiblmeier, M., Rennenberg, H., Shabala, S., Bennett, M., Neher, E., Hedrich, R.(2017)“Insect haptoelectrical stimulation of Venus flytrap triggers exocytosis in gland cells”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, available: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/04/13/1701860114.abstract.
    • Fasbender, L., Maurer, D., Kreuzwieser, J., Kreuzer, I., Schulze, W.X., Kruse, J., Becker, D., Alfarraj, S., Hedrich, R., Werner, C., Rennenberg, H.(2017)“The carnivorous Venus flytrap uses prey-derived amino acid carbon to fuel respiration”, New Phytologist, 214(2), 597--606, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.14404.

    2016[ to top ]

    • Jaślan, D., Mueller, T.D., Becker, D., Schultz, J., Cuin, T.A., Marten, I., Dreyer, I., Schönknecht, G., Hedrich, R.(2016)“Gating of the two-pore cation channel AtTPC1 in the plant vacuole is based on a single voltage-sensing domain”, Plant Biology, 18(5), 750--760, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12478.
    • Bemm, F., Becker, D., Larisch, C., Kreuzer, I., Escalante-Perez, M., Schulze, W.X., Ankenbrand, M., de Weyer, A.-L.V., Krol, E., Al-Rasheid, K.A., Mithöfer, A., Weber, A.P., Schultz, J., Hedrich, R.(2016)“Venus flytrap carnivorous lifestyle builds on herbivore defense strategies”, Genome Research, 26(6), 812--825, available: https://doi.org/10.1101%2Fgr.202200.115.
    • Ankenbrand, M.J., Weber, L., Becker, D., Förster, F., Bemm, F.(2016)“TBro: visualization and management of de novo transcriptomes”, Database (Oxford), 2016, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5199188/.

    2015[ to top ]

    • González, W., Valdebenito, B., Caballero, J., Riadi, G., Riedelsberger, J., Martínez, G., Ramírez, D., Zú~niga, L., Sepúlveda, F.V., Dreyer, I., Janta, M., Becker, D.(2015)“K2P channels in plants and animals”, Pflügers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology, 467(5), 1091--1104, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00424-014-1638-4.

    2014[ to top ]

    • Anschütz, U., Becker, D., Shabala, S.(2014)“Going beyond nutrition: Regulation of potassium homoeostasis as a common denominator of plant adaptive responses to environment”, Journal of Plant Physiology, 171(9), 670 - 687, available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161714000340.

    2013[ to top ]

    • Latz, A., Mehlmer, N., Zapf, S., Mueller, T.D., Wurzinger, B., Pfister, B., Csaszar, E., Hedrich, R., Teige, M., Becker, D.(2013)“Salt Stress Triggers Phosphorylation of the Arabidopsis Vacuolar K+ Channel TPK1 by Calcium-Dependent Protein Kinases (CDPKs)”, Molecular Plant, 6(4), 1274 - 1289, available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674205214609163.
    • Dadacz-Narloch, B., Kimura, S., Kurusu, T., Farmer, E.E., Becker, D., Kuchitsu, K., Hedrich, R.(2013)“On the cellular site of two-pore channel TPC1 action in the Poaceae”, New Phytologist, 200(3), 663--674, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12402.
    • Tapken, D., Anschütz, U., Liu, L.-H., Huelsken, T., Seebohm, G., Becker, D., Hollmann, M.(2013)“A Plant Homolog of Animal Glutamate Receptors Is an Ion Channel Gated by Multiple Hydrophobic Amino Acids”, 6(279), ra47--ra47, available: http://stke.sciencemag.org/content/6/279/ra47.long.
    • Woriedh, M., Wolf, S., Márton, M.L., Hinze, A., Gahrtz, M., Becker, D., Dresselhaus, T.(2013)“External application of gametophyte-specific ZmPMEI1 induces pollen tube burst in maize”, Plant Reproduction, 26(3), 255--266, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00497-013-0221-z.

    2012[ to top ]

    • Schulze, W.X., Sanggaard, K.W., Kreuzer, I., Knudsen, A.D., Bemm, F., Thogersen, I.B., Brautigam, A., Thomsen, L.R., Schliesky, S., Dyrlund, T.F., Escalante-Perez, M., Becker, D., Schultz, J., Karring, H., Weber, A., Hojrup, P., Hedrich, R., Enghild, J.J.(2012)“The Protein Composition of the Digestive Fluid from the Venus Flytrap Sheds Light on Prey Digestion Mechanisms”, Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 11(11), 1306--1319, available: https://doi.org/10.1074%2Fmcp.m112.021006.
    • Hashimoto, K., Eckert, C., Anschütz, U., Scholz, M., Held, K., Waadt, R., Reyer, A., Hippler, M., Becker, D., Kudla, J.(2012)“Phosphorylation of Calcineurin B-like (CBL) Calcium Sensor Proteins by Their CBL-interacting Protein Kinases (CIPKs) Is Required for Full Activity of CBL-CIPK Complexes toward Their Target Proteins”, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 287(11), 7956-7968, available: http://www.jbc.org/content/287/11/7956.abstract.
    • Hedrich, R., Becker, D., Geiger, D., Marten, I., Roelfsema, M.R.G.(2012)“Role of Ion Channels in Plants”, in Okada, Y., ed., Patch Clamp Techniques: From Beginning To Advanced Protocols, Springer Japan: Tokyo, 295--322, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-53993-3_19.

    2011[ to top ]

    • Dadacz-Narloch, B., Beyhl, D., Larisch, C., Lopez-Sanjurjo, E.J., Reski, R., Kuchitsu, K., Muller, T.D., Becker, D., Schonknecht, G., Hedrich, R.(2011)“A Novel Calcium Binding Site in the Slow Vacuolar Cation Channel TPC1 Senses Luminal Calcium Levels”, The Plant Cell, 23(7), 2696--2707, available: https://doi.org/10.1105%2Ftpc.111.086751.

    2010[ to top ]

    • Voelker, C., Gomez-Porras, J.L., Becker, D., Hamamoto, S., Uozumi, N., Gambale, F., Mueller-Roeber, B., Czempinski, K., Dreyer, I.(2010)“Roles of tandem-pore K+ channels in plants – a puzzle still to be solved*”, Plant Biology, 12, 56--63, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1438-8677.2010.00353.x.
    • Amien, S., Kliwer, I., Márton, M.L., Debener, T., Geiger, D., Becker, D., Dresselhaus, T.(2010)“Defensin-Like ZmES4 Mediates Pollen Tube Burst in Maize via Opening of the Potassium Channel KZM1”, PLOS Biology, 8(6), 1-13, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371%2Fjournal.pbio.1000388.
    • Dietrich, P., Anschütz, U., Kugler, A., Becker, D.(2010)“Physiology and biophysics of plant ligand-gated ion channels”, Plant Biol (Stuttg), 12 Suppl 1, 80-93, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Becker+anschutz+dietrich.
    • Jeworutzki, E., Roelfsema, M.R., Anschütz, U., Krol, E., Elzenga, J.T., Felix, G., Boller, T., Hedrich, R., Becker, D.(2010)“Early signaling through the Arabidopsis pattern recognition receptors FLS2 and EFR involves Ca-associated opening of plasma membrane anion channels”, Plant J, 62(3), 367-378, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20113440.
    • Krol, E., Mentzel, T., Chinchilla, D., Boller, T., Felix, G., Kemmerling, B., Postel, S., Arents, M., Jeworutzki, E., Al-Rasheid, K.A., Becker, D., Hedrich, R.(2010)“Perception of the Arabidopsis danger signal peptide 1 involves the pattern recognition receptor AtPEPR1 and its close homologue AtPEPR2”, J Biol Chem, 285(18), 13471-13479, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20200150.

    2009[ to top ]

    • Geiger, D., Becker, D., Vosloh, D., Gambale, F., Palme, K., Rehers, M., Anschuetz, U., Dreyer, I., Kudla, J., Hedrich, R.(2009)“Heteromeric AtKC/AKT1 channels in Arabidopsis roots facilitate growth under K+-limiting conditions”, J Biol Chem, 284(32), 21288-21295, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19509299.
    • Sano, T., Kutsuna, N., Becker, D., Hedrich, R., Hasezawa, S.(2009)“Outward-rectifying K+ channel activities regulate cell elongation and cell division of tobacco BY-2 cells”, Plant J, 57(1), 55-64, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18778403.

    2008[ to top ]

    • Ranf, S., Wünnenberg, P., Lee, J., Becker, D., Dunkel, M., Hedrich, R., Scheel, D., Dietrich, P.(2008)“Loss of the vacuolar cation channel, AtTPC1, does not impair Ca2+ signals induced by abiotic and biotic stresses”, Plant J, 53(2), 287-299, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18028262.
    • Dunkel, M., Latz, A., Schumacher, K., Müller, T., Becker, D., Hedrich, R.(2008)“Targeting of vacuolar membrane localized members of the TPK channel family”, Mol Plant, 1(6), 938-949, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19825594.

    2007[ to top ]

    • Sukhorukov, V.L., Endter, J.M., Zimmermann, D., Shirakashi, R., Fehrmann, S., Kiesel, M., Reuss, R., Becker, D., Hedrich, R., Bamberg, E., Roitsch, T., Zimmermann, U.(2007)“Mechanisms of Electrically Mediated Cytosolic Ca2+ Transients in Aequorin-Transformed Tobacco Cells”, Biophysical Journal, 93(9), 3324 - 3337, available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006349507715862.
    • Sano, T., Becker, D., Ivashikina, N., Wegner, L.H., Zimmermann, U., Roelfsema, M.R., Nagata, T., Hedrich, R.(2007)“Plant cells must pass a K+ threshold to re-enter the cell cycle”, Plant J, 50(3), 401-413, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17425714.
    • Latz, A., Ivashikina, N., Fischer, S., Ache, P., Sano, T., Becker, D., Deeken, R., Hedrich, R.(2007)“In planta AKT2 subunits constitute a pH- and Ca2+-sensitive inward rectifying K+ channel”, Planta, 225(5), 1179-1191, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17146665.
    • Englert, M., Latz, A., Becker, D., Gimple, O., Beier, H., Akama, K.(2007)“Plant pre-tRNA splicing enzymes are targeted to multiple cellular compartments”, Biochimie, 89(11), 1351 - 1365, available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300908407001666.
    • Latz, A., Becker, D., Hekman, M., Müller, T., Beyhl, D., Marten, I., Eing, C., Fischer, A., Dunkel, M., Bertl, A., Rapp, U.R., Hedrich, R.(2007)“TPK1, a Ca(2+)-regulated Arabidopsis vacuole two-pore K(+) channel is activated by 14-3-3 proteins”, Plant J, 52(3), 449-459, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17764516.

    2006[ to top ]

    • Hedrich, R., Becker, D.(2006)“Ion Channels Meet Cell Cycle Control”, in Nagata, T., Matsuoka, K. and Inzé, D., eds., Tobacco By-2 Cells: From Cellular Dynamics To Omics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg: Berlin, Heidelberg, 65--78, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-32674-X_5.
    • Yu, L., Becker, D., Levi, H., Moshelion, M., Hedrich, R., Lotan, I., Moran, A., Pick, U., Naveh, L., Libal, Y., Moran, N.(2006)“Phosphorylation of SPICK2, an AKT2 channel homologue from Samanea motor cells”, J Exp Bot, 57(14), 3583-3594, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16968880.

    2005[ to top ]

    • Büchsenschütz, K., Marten, I., Becker, D., Philippar, K., Ache, P., Hedrich, R.(2005)“Differential expression of K+ channels between guard cells and subsidiary cells within the maize stomatal complex”, Planta, 222(6), 968-976, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16021501.
    • Meyerhoff, O., Müller, K., Roelfsema, M.R., Latz, A., Lacombe, B., Hedrich, R., Dietrich, P., Becker, D.(2005)“AtGLR3.4, a glutamate receptor channel-like gene is sensitive to touch and cold”, Planta, 222(3), 418-427, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15864638.

    2004[ to top ]

    • Becker, D., Geiger, D., Dunkel, M., Roller, A., Bertl, A., Latz, A., Carpaneto, A., Dietrich, P., Roelfsema, M.R.G., Voelker, C., Schmidt, D., Mueller-Roeber, B., Czempinski, K., Hedrich, R.(2004)“AtTPK4, an Arabidopsis tandem-pore K+ channel, poised to control the pollen membrane voltage in a pH- and Ca2+-dependent manner”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101(44), 15621-15626, available: http://www.pnas.org/content/101/44/15621.abstract.

    2003[ to top ]

    • Becker, D., Hoth, S., Ache, P., Wenkel, S., Roelfsema, M.R., Meyerhoff, O., Hartung, W., Hedrich, R.(2003)“Regulation of the ABA-sensitive Arabidopsis potassium channel gene GORK in response to water stress”, FEBS Lett, 554(1-2), 119-126, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14596925.
    • Deeken, R., Ivashikina, N., Czirjak, T., Philippar, K., Becker, D., Ache, P., Hedrich, R.(2003)“Tumour development in Arabidopsis thaliana involves the Shaker-like K+ channels AKT1 and AKT2/3”, Plant J, 34(6), 778-787, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12795698.

    2002[ to top ]

    • Reintanz, B., Szyroki, A., Ivashikina, N., Ache, P., Godde, M., Becker, D., Palme, K., Hedrich, R.(2002)“AtKC1, a silent Arabidopsis potassium channel α-subunit modulates root hair K+ influx”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99(6), 4079-4084, available: http://www.pnas.org/content/99/6/4079.abstract.
    • Becker, D., Hedrich, R.(2002)“Channelling auxin action: modulation of ion transport by indole-3-acetic acid”, Plant Mol Biol, 49(3-4), 349-356, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12036259.
    • Moshelion, M., Becker, D., Czempinski, K., Mueller-Roeber, B., Attali, B., Hedrich, R., Moran, N.(2002)“Diurnal and Circadian Regulation of Putative Potassium Channels in a Leaf Moving Organ”, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 128(2), 634--642, available: https://doi.org/10.1104%2Fpp.010549.
    • Geiger, D., Becker, D., Lacombe, B., Hedrich, R.(2002)“Outer pore residues control the H(+) and K(+) sensitivity of the Arabidopsis potassium channel AKT3”, The Plant Cell, 14(8), 1859-1868, available: http://www.plantcell.org/content/14/8/1859.long.
    • Moshelion, M., Becker, D., Biela, A., Uehlein, N., Hedrich, R., Otto, B., Levi, H., Moran, N., Kaldenhoff, R.(2002)“Plasma membrane aquaporins in the motor cells of Samanea saman: diurnal and circadian regulation”, Plant Cell, 14(3), 727-739, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11910017.
    • Becker, D., Stanke, R., Fendrik, I., Frommer, W.B., Vanderleyden, J., Kaiser, W.M., Hedrich, R.(2002)“Expression of the NH4 +-transporter gene LEAMT1;2 is induced in tomato roots upon association with N2-fixing bacteria”, Planta, 215(3), 424--429, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00425-002-0773-x.

    2001[ to top ]

    • Ache, P., Becker, D., Deeken, R., Dreyer, I., Weber, H., Fromm, J., Hedrich, R.(2001)“VFK1, a Vicia faba K(+) channel involved in phloem unloading”, Plant J, 27(6), 571-580, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11576440.
    • Hoth, S., Geiger, D., Becker, D., Hedrich, R.(2001)“The pore of plant K(+) channels is involved in voltage and pH sensing: domain-swapping between different K(+) channel alpha-subunits”, Plant Cell, 13(4), 943-952, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11283347.
    • Lacombe, B., Becker, D., Hedrich, R., DeSalle, R., Hollmann, M., Kwak, J.M., Schroeder, J.I., Le Novère, N., Nam, H.G., Spalding, E.P., Tester, M., Turano, F.J., Chiu, J., Coruzzi, G.(2001)“The identity of plant glutamate receptors”, Science, 292(5521), 1486-1487, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11379626.
    • Gaedeke, N.(2001)“The Arabidopsis thaliana ABC transporter AtMRP5 controls root development and stomata movement”, The EMBO Journal, 20(8), 1875--1887, available: https://doi.org/10.1093%2Femboj%2F20.8.1875.
    • Ivashikina, N., Becker, D., Ache, P., Meyerhoff, O., Felle, H.H., Hedrich, R.(2001)“K(+) channel profile and electrical properties of Arabidopsis root hairs”, FEBS Lett, 508(3), 463-469, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11728473.

    2000[ to top ]

    • Ache, P., Becker, D., Ivashikina, N., Dietrich, P., Roelfsema, M.R., Hedrich, R.(2000)“GORK, a delayed outward rectifier expressed in guard cells of Arabidopsis thaliana, is a K(+)-selective, K(+)-sensing ion channel”, FEBS Lett, 486(2), 93-98, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11113445.
    • Schreiber, L., Skrabs, M., Hartmann, K., Becker, D., Cassagne, C., Lessire, R.(2000)“Biochemical and molecular characterization of corn (Zea mays L.) root elongases”, Biochem Soc Trans, 28(6), 647-649, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Schreiber+skrabs+becker.
    • Philippar, K., Becker, D., Hedrich, E., Edwards, L., Ljung, S., Sandberg, G.(2000)“. . . response: living with gravity”, Trends Plant Sci, 5(3), 86-87, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10707070.

    1999[ to top ]

    • Brüggemann, L., Dietrich, P., Becker, D., Dreyer, I., Palme, K., Hedrich, R.(1999)“Channel-mediated high-affinity K+ uptake into guard cells from Arabidopsis”, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 96(6), 3298-3302, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10077678.
    • Philippar, K., Fuchs, I., Lüthen, H., Hoth, S., Bauer, C.S., Haga, K., Thiel, G., Ljung, K., Sandberg, G., Böttger, M., Becker, D., Hedrich, R.(1999)“Auxin-induced K+ channel expression represents an essential step in coleoptile growth and gravitropism”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 96(21), 12186-12191, available: http://www.pnas.org/content/96/21/12186.abstract.

    1998[ to top ]

    • Dreyer, I., Becker, D., Bregante, M., Gambale, F., Lehnen, M., Palme, K., Hedrich, R.(1998)“Single mutations strongly alter the K+-selective pore of the K(in) channel KAT1”, FEBS Lett, 430(3), 370-376, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9688573.

    1997[ to top ]

    • Hoth, S., Dreyer, I., Dietrich, P., Becker, D., Müller-Röber, B., Hedrich, R.(1997)“Molecular basis of plant-specific acid activation of K+ uptake channels”, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 94(9), 4806-4810, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9114073.

    1996[ to top ]

    • Becker, D., Dreyer, I., Hoth, S., Reid, J.D., Busch, H., Lehnen, M., Palme, K., Hedrich, R.(1996)“Changes in voltage activation, Cs+ sensitivity, and ion permeability in H5 mutants of the plant K+ channel KAT1”, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 93(15), 8123-8128, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8755614.

    1995[ to top ]

    • Hedrich, R., Moran, O., Conti, F., Busch, H., Becker, D., Gambale, F., Dreyer, I., Küch, A., Neuwinger, K., Palme, K.(1995)“Inward rectifier potassium channels in plants differ from their animal counterparts in response to voltage and channel modulators”, Eur Biophys J, 24(2), 107-115, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8582318.
    • Müller-Röber, B., Ellenberg, J., Provart, N., Willmitzer, L., Busch, H., Becker, D., Dietrich, P., Hoth, S., Hedrich, S.(1995)“Cloning and electrophysiological analysis of KST1, an inward rectifying K+ channel expressed in potato guard cell”, EMBO Journal, 14(11), 2409-16, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC398354/.

    1994[ to top ]

    • Hedrich, R., Becker, D.(1994)“Green circuits--the potential of plant specific ion channels”, Plant Mol Biol, 26(5), 1637-1650, available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7532027.

    1993[ to top ]

    • Becker, D., Zeilinger, C., Lohse, G., Depta, H., Hedrich, R.(1993)“Identification and biochemical characterization of the plasma-membrane H+-ATPase in guard cells of Vicia faba L.”, Planta, 190(1), 44--50, available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00195673.

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