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Lothar Grube
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Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology

Research publications

You can find more research publications messages on the website of the Institute:
http://www.mpimp-golm.mpg.de/

Research publications 2017
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Research highlights from our yearbook

June 22, 2017

The yearbook of the Max Planck Society illustrates the research carried out at our institutes. We selected a few reports from our 2017 yearbook to illustrate the variety and diversity of topics and projects. [more]

Research publications 2016
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Marine microalgae: an address plaque for calcium

August 04, 2016

A biochemical mechanism controls which nanostructures are formed in calcite-forming microorganisms [more]

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New plant engineering method could help fill demand for crucial malaria drug

June 17, 2016

Novel methods could enable inexpensive mass production for drugs [more]

Research publications 2015
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Fighting the Colorado potato beetle with RNA

February 26, 2015

RNA interference protects potato plants against herbivore attack [more]

Research publications 2014
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Wild genes enhance stress tolerance

October 14, 2014

The genome of the wild tomato Solanum pennellii provides clues as to why this tomato species is so tolerant to stress [more]

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Making new species without sex

June 10, 2014

Plants can transfer their entire genetic material to a partner in an asexual manner [more]

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Plants recycle too

February 14, 2014

Researchers discover new adapter proteins for endocytosis in plants [more]

Research publications 2013
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Silver Banksia plants excel at phosphate saving

December 10, 2013

The Australian plant family is highly efficient in the management of the nutrient [more]

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Cellulose goes off the rails

April 25, 2013

Without microtubule guidance cellulose causes changes in organ patterns during growth [more]

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Sugar influences the onset of flowering

February 07, 2013

Only when light, age and energy conditions are right do plants flower [more]

Research publications 2012
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Carbon dioxide could reduce crop yields

November 30, 2012

High-yielding dwarf plant varieties lose their advantage due to increasing carbon dioxide concentration [more]

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Ethylene of no effect – why peppers do not mature after picking

August 03, 2012

Climacteric and non-climacteric fruits react differently to the plant hormone ethylene [more]

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Direct transfer of plant genes from chloroplasts into the cell nucleus

April 13, 2012

Gene function preserved despite structural differences in the DNA [more]

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Genetic information migrates from plant to plant

February 02, 2012

Sexually incompatible species exchange chloroplast genomes at contact zones [more]

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Genetic fingerprint reveals new efficient maize cultivars

January 15, 2012

A computer model predicts the ability of different maize lines to produce high-yield offspring [more]

Research publications 2011

Sugar pump in plants identified

December 12, 2011

Researchers discover the protein that transports sucrose to the plant’s vascular pathways [more]

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Good preparation is key – even for plant cells and symbiotic fungi

November 14, 2011

Laser capture microdissection provides an insight into the symbiotic programme of root cells [more]

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Enzymes for cell wall synthesis conserved across species barriers

July 14, 2011

Many plants use similar genes to build their cell walls [more]

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A lack of structure facilitates protein synthesis

June 28, 2011

Easily accessible starting point on messenger RNA increases protein formation [more]

Research publications 2010
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CSI at the service of cellulose synthesis

July 19, 2010

Plant researchers identify a protein involved in the formation of cellulose [more]

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Genes under control

March 24, 2010

Max Planck scientists develop gene switch for chloroplasts in plant cells [more]

Research publications 2006
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Tastier Tomatoes in the Future?

March 24, 2006

German-Israeli research team discovers DNA fragments in wild tomatoes which could allow the development of better cultured tomatoes [more]

Research publications 2003
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A New Hope for Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils

December 04, 2003

First global gene expression analysis elucidates the molecular inventory of naturally selected plant heavy metal hyperaccumulation and tolerance [more]

 
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