Selected Publications

  1. Ponraj, U.and Klaus Theres, K. (2020) Keep a distance to be different: axillary buds initiating at a distance from the shoot apical meristem are crucial for the perennial life style of Arabis alpina, New Phytologist, doi.org/10.1111/nph.16512
  2. Rossmann, S., Richter, R., Sun, H., Schneeberger, K., Töpfer, R., Zyprian, E., Theres, K. (2019) Mutations in the miR396 binding site of the growth-regulating factor gene VvGRF4 modulate inflorescence architecture in grapevine. Plant J., doi: 10.1111/tpj.14588 abstract
  3. Yasui, Y., Tsukamoto, S., Sugaya, T., Nishihama, R., Wang, Q., Kato, H., Yamato, K. T., Fukaki, H., Mimura, T., Kubo, H., Theres, K., Kohchi, T., Ishizaki, K. (2019) GEMMA CUP-ASSOCIATED MYB1, an ortholog of axillary meristem regulators, is essential in vegetative reproduction in Marchantia polymorpha. Current Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.10.004. abstract
  4. Shi, B., Zhang, C., Tian, C., Wang, J., Wang, Q., Xu, T., Xu, Y., Ohno, C., Sablowski, R., Heisler, M. G., Theres, K., Wang, Y., & Jiao, Y. (2016). Two-Step Regulation of a Meristematic Cell Population Acting in Shoot Branching in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genetics, 12(7): e1006168. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1006168. abstract
  5. Wang, Q., Hasson, A., Rossmann, S., Theres, K. (2015) Divide et impera: Boundaries shape the plant body and initiate new meristems. New Phytologist, doi: 10.1111/nph.13641. abstract
  6. Rossmann, S., Kohlen, W., Hasson, A., Theres, K. (2015) Lateral suppressor and Goblet act in hierarchical order to regulate ectopic meristem formation at the base of tomato leaflets. Plant Journal 81, 837–848. abstract
  7. Wang, Q., Kohlen, W., Rossmann, S., Vernoux, T. and Theres, K. (2014): Auxin Depletion from the Leaf Axil Conditions Competence for Axillary Meristem Formation in Arabidopsis and Tomato. Plant Cell, doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.114.123059 abstract
  8. Naz, A.A., Raman, S., Martinez, C.C., Sinha, N.R., Schmitz, G., Theres, K. (2013) Trifoliate encodes an MYB transcription factor that modulates leaf and shoot architecture in tomato. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110:2401-2406 abstract
  9. Huang, X; Effgen, S.; Meyer, R. C.; Theres, K.; Koornneef, M. (2012): Epistatic Natural Allelic Variation Reveals a Function of AGAMOUS-LIKE6 in Axillary Bud Formation in Arabidopsis. In: Plant Cell 24, 2364-2379. open access
  10. Yang F*, Wang Q*, Schmitz G, Müller D, Theres K (2012) The bHLH protein ROX acts in concert with RAX1 and LAS to modulate axillary meristem formation in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 71:61-70 *Equal contribution authorship
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  11. Raatz B, Eicker A, Schmitz G, Fuss E, Müller D, Rossmann S, Theres K (2011) Specific expression of LATERAL SUPPRESSOR is controlled by an evolutionary conserved 3´enhancer. Plant Journal 68:400-412.
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  12. Busch BL, Schmitz G, Rossmann S, Piron F, Ding J, Bendahmane A, Theres K (2011) Shoot branching and leaf dissection in tomato are regulated by homologous gene modules. Plant Cell, doi/10.1105/tpc.111.087981.
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  13. Schulze, S., B. N. Schaefer, E. A. Parizotto, O. Voinnet and K. Theres (2010): LOST MERISTEMS genes regulate cell differentiation of central zone descendants in Arabidopsis shoot meristems. Plant Journal 64, 668-678
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  14. Jasinski, S., A. Tattersall, P. Piazza, A. Hay, J. F. Martinez-Garcia, G. Schmitz, K. Theres, S. McCormick and M. Tsiantis (2008) PROCERA encodes a DELLA protein that mediates control of dissected leaf form in tomato. Plant Journal 56, 603-612.
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  15. Raman S, Greb T, Peaucelle A, Blein T, Laufs P, Theres K (2008) Interplay of miR164, CUP-SHAPED COTYLEDON genes and LATERAL SUPPRESSOR controls axillary meristem formation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal 55:65-76.
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  16. Müller D., Schmitz G., Theres K. (2006) Blind homologous R2R3 MyB genes control the pattern of lateral meristem initiation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 18:586-597.
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  17. Schmitz G., Theres K. (2005) Shoot and inflorescence branching. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 8:506-511.
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  18. Greb T., Clarenz O., Schäfer E., Müller D., Herrero R., Schmitz G., Theres K. (2003) Molecular analysis of the LATERAL SUPPRESSOR gene in Arabidopsis reveals a conserved control mechanism for axillary meristem formation. Genes & Development 17:1175-1187.
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  19. Schmitz G., Tillmann E., Carriero F., Fiore C., Cellini F., Theres K. (2002) The tomato Blind gene encodes a MYB transcription factor that controls the formation of lateral meristems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99: 1064-1069.
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  20. Schumacher K., Schmitt T., Rossberg M., Schmitz G., Theres K. (1999) The Lateral suppressor (Ls) gene of tomato encodes a new member of the VHIID protein family. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 96:290-295.
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