Department of Botany I - Plant-Physiology and Biophysics


Publications Prof. Dirk Becker

2024[ to top ]
  • Kreisz, P., Hellens, A.M., Fröschel, C., Krischke, M., Maag, D., Feil, R., Wildenhain, T., Draken, J., Braune, G., Erdelitsch, L., Cecchino, L., Wagner, T.C., Ache, P., Mueller, M.J., Becker, D., Lunn, J.E., Hanson, J., Beveridge, C.A., Fichtner, F., Barbier, F.F., and Weiste, C. (2024) S(1) basic leucine zipper transcription factors shape plant architecture by controlling C/N partitioning to apical and lateral organs, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 121(7), e2313343121-e2313343121, available:
2023[ to top ]
  • Saul, F., Scharmann, M., Wakatake, T., Rajaraman, S., Marques, A., Freund, M., Bringmann, G., Channon, L., Becker, D., Carroll, E., and others (2023) Subgenome dominance shapes novel gene evolution in the decaploid pitcher plant Nepenthes gracilis, Nature plants, 1–16.
  • Lu, J., Dreyer, I., Dickinson, M.S., Panzer, S., Ja{{’s}}lan, D., Navarro-Retamal, C., Geiger, D., Terpitz, U., Becker, D., Stroud, R.M., and others (2023) Vicia faba SV channel VfTPC1 is a hyperexcitable variant of plant vacuole Two Pore Channels, Elife, 12, e86384.
  • Hedrich, R., M{ü}ller, T.D., Marten, I., and Becker, D. (2023) TPC1 vacuole SV channel gains further shape-voltage priming of calcium-dependent gating, Trends in Plant Science.
  • Huang, S., Shen, L., Roelfsema, M.R.G., Becker, D., and Hedrich, R. (2023) Light-gated channelrhodopsin sparks proton-induced calcium release in guard cells, Science, 382(6676), 1314–1318.
2021[ to top ]
  • Muralidhara, P., Weiste, C., Collani, S., Krischke, M., Kreisz, P., Draken, J., Feil, R., Mair, A., Teige, M., Müller, M.J., Schmid, M., Becker, D., Lunn, J.E., Rolland, F., Hanson, J., and Dröge-Laser, W. (2021) Perturbations in plant energy homeostasis prime lateral root initiation via SnRK1-bZIP63-ARF19 signaling, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(37), e2106961118-, available:
  • Dreyer, I., Sussmilch, F.C., Fukushima, K., Riadi, G., Becker, D., Schultz, J., and Hedrich, R. (2021) How to grow a tree: plant voltage-dependent cation channels in the spotlight of evolution, Trends in plant science, 26(1), 41–52.
  • Kumari, K., Zhao, M., Britz, S., Weiste, C., Dr{ö}ge-Laser, W., Stigloher, C., Deeken, R., and Becker, D. (2021) Female gametophyte expressed Arabidopsis thaliana lipid transfer proteins AtLtpI. 4 and AtLtpI. 8 provide a link between callose homeostasis, pollen tube guidance, and fertilization success, bioRxiv, 2021–01.
2020[ to top ]
  • Becker, D., Bennett, M., Dindas, J., Hedrich, R., Roelfsema, M.R.G., and Scherzer, S. (2020) Pitfalls in auxin pharmacology, The New phytologist, 227(2), 286–292.
  • Iosip, A.L., B{ö}hm, J., Scherzer, S., Al-Rasheid, K.A., Dreyer, I., Schultz, J., Becker, D., Kreuzer, I., and Hedrich, R. (2020) The Venus flytrap trigger hair--specific potassium channel KDM1 can reestablish the K+ gradient required for hapto-electric signaling, PLoS Biology, 18(12), e3000964.
  • Palfalvi, G., Hackl, T., Terhoeven, N., Shibata, T.F., Nishiyama, T., Ankenbrand, M., Becker, D., F{ö}rster, F., Freund, M., Iosip, A., and others (2020) Genomes of the Venus flytrap and close relatives unveil the roots of plant carnivory, Current Biology, 30(12), 2312–2320.
  • Reyer, A., H{ä}ßler, M., Scherzer, S., Huang, S., Pedersen, J.T., Al-Rascheid, K.A., Bamberg, E., Palmgren, M., Dreyer, I., Nagel, G., and others (2020) Channelrhodopsin-mediated optogenetics highlights a central role of depolarization-dependent plant proton pumps, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(34), 20920–20925.
2019[ to top ]
  • F{ö}rster, S., Schmidt, L.K., Kopic, E., Ansch{ü}tz, U., Huang, S., Schl{ü}cking, K., K{ö}ster, P., Waadt, R., Larrieu, A., Batistič, O., Rodriguez, P.L., Grill, E., Kudla, J., and Becker, D. (2019) Wounding-Induced Stomatal Closure Requires Jasmonate-Mediated Activation of GORK K+ Channels by a Ca2+ Sensor-Kinase CBL1-CIPK5 Complex, Dev Cell, 48(1), 87–99, available:
2018[ to top ]
  • Kudla, J., Becker, D., Grill, E., Hedrich, R., Hippler, M., Kummer, U., Parniske, M., Romeis, T., and Schumacher, K. (2018) Advances and current challenges in calcium signaling, New Phytol, 218(2), 414–431, available:
  • Hedrich, R., Mueller, T.D., Becker, D., and Marten, I. (2018) Structure and Function of TPC1 Vacuole SV Channel Gains Shape, Mol Plant, 11(6), 764–775, available:
  • Dindas, J., Scherzer, S., Roelfsema, M.R.G., von Meyer, K., Muller, H.M., Al-Rasheid, K.A.S., Palme, K., Dietrich, P., Becker, D., Bennett, M.J., and Hedrich, R. (2018) AUX1-mediated root hair auxin influx governs SCF(TIR1/AFB)-type Ca(2+) signaling, Nat Commun, 9(1), 1174, available:
  • Nishiyama, T., Sakayama, H., de Vries, J., Buschmann, H., Saint-Marcoux, D., Ullrich, K.K., Haas, F.B., Vanderstraeten, L., Becker, D., Lang, D., Vosolsobe, S., Rombauts, S., Wilhelmsson, P.K.I., Janitza, P., Kern, R., Heyl, A., Rumpler, F., Villalobos, L., Clay, J.M., Skokan, R., Toyoda, A., Suzuki, Y., Kagoshima, H., Schijlen, E., Tajeshwar, N., Catarino, B., Hetherington, A.J., Saltykova, A., Bonnot, C., Breuninger, H., Symeonidi, A., Radhakrishnan, G.V., Van Nieuwerburgh, F., Deforce, D., Chang, C., Karol, K.G., Hedrich, R., Ulvskov, P., Glockner, G., Delwiche, C.F., Petrasek, J., Van de Peer, Y., Friml, J., Beilby, M., Dolan, L., Kohara, Y., Sugano, S., Fujiyama, A., Delaux, P.M., Quint, M., Theissen, G., Hagemann, M., Harholt, J., Dunand, C., Zachgo, S., Langdale, J., Maumus, F., Van Der Straeten, D., Gould, S.B., and Rensing, S.A. (2018) The Chara Genome: Secondary Complexity and Implications for Plant Terrestrialization, Cell, 174(2), 448–464 e24, available:
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., and Hedrich, R. (2017) Insect haptoelectrical stimulation of Venus flytrap triggers exocytosis in gland cells, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, available:
  • Fasbender, L., Maurer, D., Kreuzwieser, J., Kreuzer, I., Schulze, W.X., Kruse, J., Becker, D., Alfarraj, S., Hedrich, R., Werner, C., and Rennenberg, H. (2017) The carnivorous Venus flytrap uses prey-derived amino acid carbon to fuel respiration, New Phytologist, 214(2), 597–606, available:
2016[ to top ]
  • Jaślan, D., Mueller, T.D., Becker, D., Schultz, J., Cuin, T.A., Marten, I., Dreyer, I., Schönknecht, G., and 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:
  • Ankenbrand, M.J., Weber, L., Becker, D., F{ö}rster, F., and Bemm, F. (2016) TBro: visualization and management of de novo transcriptomes, Database (Oxford), 2016, available:
  • 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., and Hedrich, R. (2016) Venus flytrap carnivorous lifestyle builds on herbivore defense strategies, Genome Research, 26(6), 812–825, available:
2015[ to top ]
  • Gonz{á}lez, W., Valdebenito, B., Caballero, J., Riadi, G., Riedelsberger, J., Mart{í}nez, G., Ram{í}rez, D., Z{ú}{\~{n}}iga, L., Sep{ú}lveda, F.V., Dreyer, I., Janta, M., and Becker, D. (2015) K2P channels in plants and animals, Pfl{ü}gers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology, 467(5), 1091–1104, available:
2014[ to top ]
  • Anschütz, U., Becker, D., and 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:
2013[ to top ]
  • Latz, A., Mehlmer, N., Zapf, S., Mueller, T.D., Wurzinger, B., Pfister, B., Csaszar, E., Hedrich, R., Teige, M., and 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:
  • Tapken, D., Anschütz, U., Liu, L.-H., Huelsken, T., Seebohm, G., Becker, D., and 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:
  • Woriedh, M., Wolf, S., M{á}rton, M.L., Hinze, A., Gahrtz, M., Becker, D., and Dresselhaus, T. (2013) External application of gametophyte-specific ZmPMEI1 induces pollen tube burst in maize, Plant Reproduction, 26(3), 255–266, available:
  • Dadacz-Narloch, B., Kimura, S., Kurusu, T., Farmer, E.E., Becker, D., Kuchitsu, K., and Hedrich, R. (2013) On the cellular site of two-pore channel TPC1 action in the Poaceae, New Phytologist, 200(3), 663–674, available:
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., and 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:
  • Hashimoto, K., Eckert, C., Anschütz, U., Scholz, M., Held, K., Waadt, R., Reyer, A., Hippler, M., Becker, D., and 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:
  • Hedrich, R., Becker, D., Geiger, D., Marten, I., and Roelfsema, M.R.G. (2012) Role of Ion Channels in Plants, in Okada, Y., ed., Patch Clamp Techniques: From Beginning to Advanced Protocols, Tokyo: Springer Japan, 295–322, available:
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., and Hedrich, R. (2011) A Novel Calcium Binding Site in the Slow Vacuolar Cation Channel {TPC}1 Senses Luminal Calcium Levels, The Plant Cell, 23(7), 2696–2707, available:
2010[ to top ]
  • Dietrich, P., Ansch{ü}tz, U., Kugler, A., and Becker, D. (2010) Physiology and biophysics of plant ligand-gated ion channels, Plant Biol (Stuttg), 12 Suppl 1, 80–93, available:
  • Amien, S., Kliwer, I., Márton, M.L., Debener, T., Geiger, D., Becker, D., and 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:
  • Jeworutzki, E., Roelfsema, M.R., Ansch{ü}tz, U., Krol, E., Elzenga, J.T., Felix, G., Boller, T., Hedrich, R., and 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:
  • Krol, E., Mentzel, T., Chinchilla, D., Boller, T., Felix, G., Kemmerling, B., Postel, S., Arents, M., Jeworutzki, E., Al-Rasheid, K.A., Becker, D., and 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:
  • Voelker, C., Gomez-Porras, J.L., Becker, D., Hamamoto, S., Uozumi, N., Gambale, F., Mueller-Roeber, B., Czempinski, K., and Dreyer, I. (2010) Roles of tandem-pore K+ channels in plants – a puzzle still to be solved*, Plant Biology, 12, 56–63, available:
2009[ to top ]
  • Sano, T., Kutsuna, N., Becker, D., Hedrich, R., and 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:
  • Geiger, D., Becker, D., Vosloh, D., Gambale, F., Palme, K., Rehers, M., Anschuetz, U., Dreyer, I., Kudla, J., and Hedrich, R. (2009) Heteromeric AtKC/AKT1 channels in Arabidopsis roots facilitate growth under K+-limiting conditions, J Biol Chem, 284(32), 21288–21295, available:
2008[ to top ]
  • Dunkel, M., Latz, A., Schumacher, K., M{ü}ller, T., Becker, D., and Hedrich, R. (2008) Targeting of vacuolar membrane localized members of the TPK channel family, Mol Plant, 1(6), 938–949, available:
  • Ranf, S., W{ü}nnenberg, P., Lee, J., Becker, D., Dunkel, M., Hedrich, R., Scheel, D., and 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:
2007[ to top ]
  • Latz, A., Becker, D., Hekman, M., M{ü}ller, T., Beyhl, D., Marten, I., Eing, C., Fischer, A., Dunkel, M., Bertl, A., Rapp, U.R., and 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:
  • Sano, T., Becker, D., Ivashikina, N., Wegner, L.H., Zimmermann, U., Roelfsema, M.R., Nagata, T., and Hedrich, R. (2007) Plant cells must pass a K+ threshold to re-enter the cell cycle, Plant J, 50(3), 401–413, available:
  • Latz, A., Ivashikina, N., Fischer, S., Ache, P., Sano, T., Becker, D., Deeken, R., and Hedrich, R. (2007) In planta AKT2 subunits constitute a pH- and Ca2+-sensitive inward rectifying K+ channel, Planta, 225(5), 1179–1191, available:
  • Englert, M., Latz, A., Becker, D., Gimple, O., Beier, H., and Akama, K. (2007) Plant pre-tRNA splicing enzymes are targeted to multiple cellular compartments, Biochimie, 89(11), 1351–1365, available:
  • Sukhorukov, V., Endter, J., Zimmermann, D., Shirakashi, R., Fehrmann, S., Kiesel, M., Reuss, R., Becker, D., Hedrich, R., Bamberg, E., Roitsch, T., and Zimmermann, U. (2007) Mechanisms of Electrically Mediated Cytosolic Ca2+ Transients in Aequorin-Transformed Tobacco Cells, Biophysical Journal, 93(9), 3324–3337, available:
2006[ to top ]
  • Yu, L., Becker, D., Levi, H., Moshelion, M., Hedrich, R., Lotan, I., Moran, A., Pick, U., Naveh, L., Libal, Y., and Moran, N. (2006) Phosphorylation of SPICK2, an AKT2 channel homologue from Samanea motor cells, J Exp Bot, 57(14), 3583–3594, available:
  • Hedrich, R. and Becker, D. (2006) Ion Channels Meet Cell Cycle Control, in Nagata, T., Matsuoka, K. and Inz{é}, D., eds., Tobacco BY-2 Cells: From Cellular Dynamics to Omics, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 65–78, available:
2005[ to top ]
  • B{ü}chsensch{ü}tz, K., Marten, I., Becker, D., Philippar, K., Ache, P., and 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:
  • Meyerhoff, O., M{ü}ller, K., Roelfsema, M.R., Latz, A., Lacombe, B., Hedrich, R., Dietrich, P., and Becker, D. (2005) AtGLR3.4, a glutamate receptor channel-like gene is sensitive to touch and cold, Planta, 222(3), 418–427, available:
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., and 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:
2003[ to top ]
  • Becker, D., Hoth, S., Ache, P., Wenkel, S., Roelfsema, M.R., Meyerhoff, O., Hartung, W., and 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:
  • Deeken, R., Ivashikina, N., Czirjak, T., Philippar, K., Becker, D., Ache, P., and 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:
2002[ to top ]
  • Reintanz, B., Szyroki, A., Ivashikina, N., Ache, P., Godde, M., Becker, D., Palme, K., and 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:
  • Becker, D., Stanke, R., Fendrik, I., Frommer, W.B., Vanderleyden, J., Kaiser, W.M., and 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:
  • Geiger, D., Becker, D., Lacombe, B., and 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:
  • Moshelion, M., Becker, D., Czempinski, K., Mueller-Roeber, B., Attali, B., Hedrich, R., and Moran, N. (2002) Diurnal and Circadian Regulation of Putative Potassium Channels in a Leaf Moving Organ, {PLANT} {PHYSIOLOGY}, 128(2), 634–642, available:
  • Moshelion, M., Becker, D., Biela, A., Uehlein, N., Hedrich, R., Otto, B., Levi, H., Moran, N., and Kaldenhoff, R. (2002) Plasma membrane aquaporins in the motor cells of Samanea saman: diurnal and circadian regulation, Plant Cell, 14(3), 727–739, available:
  • Becker, D. and Hedrich, R. (2002) Channelling auxin action: modulation of ion transport by indole-3-acetic acid, Plant Mol Biol, 49(3-4), 349–356, available:
2001[ to top ]
  • Ivashikina, N., Becker, D., Ache, P., Meyerhoff, O., Felle, H.H., and Hedrich, R. (2001) K(+) channel profile and electrical properties of Arabidopsis root hairs, FEBS Lett, 508(3), 463–469, available:
  • Ache, P., Becker, D., Deeken, R., Dreyer, I., Weber, H., Fromm, J., and Hedrich, R. (2001) VFK1, a Vicia faba K(+) channel involved in phloem unloading, Plant J, 27(6), 571–580, available:
  • Lacombe, B., Becker, D., Hedrich, R., DeSalle, R., Hollmann, M., Kwak, J.M., Schroeder, J.I., Le Nov{è}re, N., Nam, H.G., Spalding, E.P., Tester, M., Turano, F.J., Chiu, J., and Coruzzi, G. (2001) The identity of plant glutamate receptors, Science, 292(5521), 1486–1487, available:
  • Hoth, S., Geiger, D., Becker, D., and 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:
  • Gaedeke, N. (2001) The Arabidopsis thaliana {ABC} transporter {AtMRP}5 controls root development and stomata movement, The {EMBO} Journal, 20(8), 1875–1887, available:
2000[ to top ]
  • Philippar, K., Becker, D., Hedrich, E., Edwards, L., Ljung, S., and Sandberg, G. (2000) . . . response: living with gravity, Trends Plant Sci, 5(3), 86–87, available:
  • Ache, P., Becker, D., Ivashikina, N., Dietrich, P., Roelfsema, M.R., and 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:
  • Schreiber, L., Skrabs, M., Hartmann, K., Becker, D., Cassagne, C., and Lessire, R. (2000) Biochemical and molecular characterization of corn (Zea mays L.) root elongases, Biochem Soc Trans, 28(6), 647–649, available:
1999[ to top ]
  • Br{ü}ggemann, L., Dietrich, P., Becker, D., Dreyer, I., Palme, K., and 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:
  • Philippar, K., Fuchs, I., Lüthen, H., Hoth, S., Bauer, C.S., Haga, K., Thiel, G., Ljung, K., Sandberg, G., Böttger, M., Becker, D., and 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:
1998[ to top ]
  • Dreyer, I., Becker, D., Bregante, M., Gambale, F., Lehnen, M., Palme, K., and Hedrich, R. (1998) Single mutations strongly alter the K+-selective pore of the K(in) channel KAT1, FEBS Lett, 430(3), 370–376, available:
1997[ to top ]
  • Hoth, S., Dreyer, I., Dietrich, P., Becker, D., M{ü}ller-R{ö}ber, B., and 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:
1996[ to top ]
  • Becker, D., Dreyer, I., Hoth, S., Reid, J.D., Busch, H., Lehnen, M., Palme, K., and 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:
1995[ to top ]
  • Hedrich, R., Moran, O., Conti, F., Busch, H., Becker, D., Gambale, F., Dreyer, I., K{ü}ch, A., Neuwinger, K., and 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:
  • Müller-Röber, B., Ellenberg, J., Provart, N., Willmitzer, L., Busch, H., Becker, D., Dietrich, P., Hoth, S., and 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:
1994[ to top ]
  • Hedrich, R. and Becker, D. (1994) Green circuits--the potential of plant specific ion channels, Plant Mol Biol, 26(5), 1637–1650, available:
1993[ to top ]
  • Becker, D., Zeilinger, C., Lohse, G., Depta, H., and 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: