Group publications

Hedtmann C, Guo W, Reifschneider E, Heiber I, Hiltscher H, van Buer J, Barsch A, Niehaus K, Rowan B, Lortzing T, Steppuhn A, Baier M (2017) The plant immunity regulating F-box protein CPR1 supports plastid function in absence of pathogens. Frontiers Plant Science 8: 1650. doi: 10.3389/tpls.2017.01650

Rudnik R, Bulcha JT, Reifschneider E, Ellersiek U, Baier M (2017) Specificity versus redundancy in the RAP2.4 transcription factor family of Arabidopsis thaliana: transcriptional regulation of genes for chloroplast peroxidases. BMC Plant Biology 17:144; doi: 10.1186/s12870-017-1092-5

Cvetkovic J, Müller K, Baier M (2017) The effect of cold priming on the fitness of Arabidopsis thaliana accessions under natural and controlled conditions.Scientific Reports; doi: 10.1038/srep44055

van Buer J, Cvetkovic J, Baier M (2016) Cold regulation of plastid ascorbate peroxidases serves as a priming hub controlling ROS signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biology; doi: 10.1186/s12870-016-08536-7

Anjum NA, Khan NA, Sofo A, Baier M, Kizek R. (2016) Redox homeostasis managers in plants under environmental stresses. Frontiers in Environmental Science; doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00035

Juszczak I, Cvetkovic J, Zuther E, Hincha DK, Baier M (2016) Natural variation of cold deacclimation correlates with variation of cold-acclimation of the plastid antioxidant system in Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Frontiers in Plant Science; doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00305

Hilker M, Schwachje J, Baier M, Balazadeh S, Bäuerle I, Geiselhardt S, Hincha DK, Kunze R, Mueller-Roeber B, Rillig MC, Rolff J, Romeis T, Schmuelling T, Steppuhn A, van Dongen J, Whitcomb SJ, Wurst S, Zuther E, Kopka J (2015) Priming and memory of stress responses in organisms lacking a nervous system. Biological Reviews; doi: 10.1111/brv.12215

Zuther E, Juszczak I, Yang PL, Baier M, Hicha D (2015) Time-dependent deacclimation after cold acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Scientific Reports 5: 12199; doi: 10.1038/srep12199

Hiltscher H, Rudnik R, Shaikhali J, Heiber I, Mellenthin M, Meirelles Duarte I, Schuster G, Kahmann U, Baier M (2014) The radical induced cell death protein 1 (RCD1) supports transcriptional activation of genes for chloroplast antioxidant enzymes. Frontiers in Plant Science 5, 475

Mellenthin M, Ellersiek U, Börger A, Baier M (2014) Expression of the Arabidopsis sigma factor SIG5 is photoreceptor and photosynthesis controlled. Plants 3, 359-391

Juszczak I, Baier M (2014) Quantification of superoxide and hydrogen peroxide in leaves. In: Plant cold acclimation. Methods and protocols. Eds.: Hincha D.K. and Zuther E.. Humana Press. p. 217-224

Heiber I, Wenguo Cai, Baier (2013) Linking chloroplast antioxidant defence to carbohydrate availability: The transcript abundance of stromal ascorbate peroxidase is sugar controlled via ascorbate. Molecular Plant 7, 58 - 70

Juszczak I, Baier M (2012) the strength of the miR398-Csd2-CCS1 regulon is subject to natural variation in Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett. 586, 3385 - 3390

Juszczak I, Rudnik R, Pietzenuk B, Baier M (2012) Natural genetic variation in the expression regulation of the chloroplast antioxidant system among Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Physiol. Plant. 146, 53 - 70

Baier M, Pitsch NT, Mellenthin M, Guo W (2010) Regulation of genes encoding chloroplast antioxidant enzymes in comparison to regulation of the extra-plastidic antioxidant defense system. In: Ascorbate-glutathione pathway and stress tolerance in plants. Anjum NA, Chan M-T, Umar S (eds) Springer . p. 337 - 386

Pitsch NT, Witsch B, Baier M (2010) Comparison of the chloroplast peroxidase system in the chlorophyte Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, the bryophyte Physcomitrella patens, the lycophyte Selaginella moellendorffii and the seed plant Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biology 10, 133

Shaikhali J, Baier M (2010) Ascorbate-dependent regulation of 2-Cys peroxiredoxin-A promoter activity is light-dependent. J. Plant Physiol. 167, 461- 467

Baier M (2009) Wer war eigentlich Charles Darwin? Schule@hochschule 01/2009 S. 4 - 5

Shaikhali J, Heiber I, Seidel T, Ströher E, Hiltscher H, Birkmann S, Dietz K-J, Baier M (2008) The redox-sensitive transcription factor Rap2.4a controls nuclear expression of 2-Cys peroxiredoxin A and other chloroplast antioxidant enzymes. BMC Plant Biol. 8, 48

Baier M, Kandlbinder A, Dietz K-J, Golldack D (2008) Subcellular sites of environmental sensing. Progress in Botany 69, 201 – 230

Baier M (2008) Sicherheit und Kontrolle im pflanzlichen Kraftwerk: Beiträge zur Regulation des plastidären antioxidativen Schutzsystems. Jahrbuch der Heinrich-Heine-Universität S. 263 - 274

Baier M (2007) Risikomanagement in Pflanzen: Die Kontrolle der Gefährlichkeit des Lebens mit Sauerstoff durch das plastidäre antioxidative Schutzsystem. Jahrbuch der Göttinger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Walter de Guyter. Berlin, New York. S. 223 -227

Heiber I, Ströher E, Raatz B, Busse I, Kahmann U, Bevan MW, Dietz K-J, Baier M (2007) The redox imbalanced mutants of Arabidopsis differentiate signaling pathways for redox regulation of chloroplast antioxidant enzymes. Plant Physiol. 143, 1774 - 1788

Wormuth D, Heiber I, Shaikhali J, Kandlbinder A, Baier M, Dietz K-J (2007) Redox regulation and antioxidant defence in Arabidopsis leaves viewed from a systems biology perspective. J. Biotechnol. 129, 229-248

Pena-Ahumada A, Kamann U, Dietz K-J, Baier M (2006) Regulation of peroxiredoxin expression versus expression of Halliwell-Asada-Cycle enzymes during early seedling development of Arabidopsis thaliana. Photosynth. Res. 89, 99 -112

Wormuth D, Baier M, Kandlbinder A, Scheibe R, Hartung W, Dietz K-J (2006) Regulation of gene expression by photosynthetic signals triggered through modified CO2 availability. BMC Plant Biol. 6, 15

Dietz K-J, Jacobs S, Oelze M-L, Laxa M, Tognetti V, de Miranda SMN, Baier M, Finkemeier I (2006) The function of peroxiredoxins in plant organelle redox metabolism. J. Exp. Bot. 57, 1697-1709

Rook F, Corke F, Baier M, Holman R, May AG, Bevan MW (2006) Impaired Sucrose Induction1 encodes a conserved plant specific protein that couples carbohydrate availability to gene expression an plant growth. Plant J. 46, 1045-1058

Becker B, Holtgrefe S, Jung S, Wunrau C, Kandlbinder A, Baier M, Dietz K-J, Backhausen JE, Scheibe R (2006) Influence of the photoperiod on redox regulation and stress resposnes in Arabidopsis under long- and short-day conditions. Planta 224, 380-393

Baier M, Kandlbinder A, Dietz K-J, Golldack D (2006) New insights into abiotic stress signalling in plants. Progress in Botany 67, 248 - 274

Dietz K-J, Stork T, Finkemeier I, Lamkemeyer P, Li WX, El-Tayeb MA, Michel KP, Pistorius E, Baier M (2006) The role of peroxiredoxins in oxygenic photosynthesis of cyanobacteria and higher plants: peroxide detoxification or redox sensing? In: Photo¬protection, photoinhibition, gene regulation, and environment. Demmig-Adams B, Adams W, Mattoo A, eds. Kluwer Acad Press

Baier M, Dietz K-J (2005) Chloroplasts as source and target of cellular redox regulation: A discussion of chloroplast-to-nucleus signals in context of plant physiology and evolution. J. Exp. Bot. 56, 1449 - 1462

Baier M, Kandlbinder A, Golldack D, Dietz K-J (2005) Oxidative stress and ozone: Perception, signalling and response. Plant Cell Environment 28, 1012 - 1020

Baier M, Ströher E, Dietz K-J (2004) The acceptor availability at photosystem I and ABA control nuclear expression of 2-Cys peroxiredoxin A in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 45, 997 - 1006

Baier M, Hemmann G, Holman R, Corke F, Card R, Smith C, Rook F, Bevan MW (2004) Characterization of mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana showing increased sugar-specific gene expression, growth and developmental responses. Plant Physiol. 134, 81 - 91

Dietz K-J, Lamkemeyer P, Finkemeier I, Li W-X, Kahmann U, Stork T, Baier M (2004) The function of chloroplast peroxiredoxins in peroxide detoxification and redox signalling in context of photosynthesis. International Congress of Photosynthesis. Montreal, Canada

Dietz KJ, Stork T, Finkemeier I, Lamkemeyer P, Li WX, El-Tayeb MA, Michel KP, Baier M, Pistorius E (2004) The role of peroxiredoxins in oxygenic photosynthesis of cyanobacteria and higher plants: peroxide detoxification or redox sensing? In: Photoprotection, photoinhibition, gene regulation, and environment. Demmig-Adams B, Adams W, Mattoo A, eds. Kluwer Acad Press

König J, Lotte K, Plessow R, Brockhinke A, Baier M, Dietz K-J (2003) Reaction mechanism of the 2-Cys peroxiredoxin: Role of the C-terminus and the quarternary structure. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 24409 - 24420

Horling F, Lamkemeyer P, König J, Finkemeier I, Kandlbinder A, Baier M, Dietz K-J (2003) Divergent light-, ascorbate- and oxidative stress-dependent regulation of expression of the peroxiredoxin gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 131, 317- 325

Dietz K-J, Horling F, König J, Baier M (2002) The function of the chloroplast 2-cysteine peroxiredoxin in peroxide detoxification and its regulation. J. Exp. Bot. 53, 1321 - 1329

König J, Baier M, Horling F, Kahmann U, Harris G, Schürmann P, Dietz K-J (2002) The plant-specific function of 2-Cys peroxiredoxin-mediated detoxification of peroxides in the redox-hirachy of photosynthetic electron flux. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 5738 - 5743

Baier M, König J, Horling F, Dietz K-J (2001) Detoxification of peroxides in the chloroplst: What´s the role of 2-Cys peroxiredoxins. Proceedings of the International Congress of Photosynthesis.Brisbane, Australia

Horling F, Baier M, Dietz K-J (2001) Redox-regulation of the expression of the peroxide-detoxifying chloroplast 2-Cys peroxiredoxin in the liverwort Riccia fluitans. Planta 214, 304 - 313

Baier M, Noctor G, Foyer CH, Dietz K-J (2000) Antisense suppression of 2-Cys peroxiredoxin in Arabidopsis specifically enhances the activities and expression of enzymes associated with ascorbate metabolism but not glutathione metabolism. Plant Physiol. 124, 823 - 832

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1999) Protective function of chloroplast 2-Cysteine peroxiredoxin in photosynthesis. Evidence from transgenic Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 119, 1407 - 1414

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1999) Alkyl hydroperoxide reductases: the way out of the oxidative breakdown of lipids in chloropasts. Trends in Plant Sci. 4, 166 - 168

Dietz K-J, Krämer U, Baier M (1999) Free radicals and reactive oxygen species as mediators of heavy metal toxicity in plants. In: Heavy metal stress in plants: Molecules to ecosystem. Eds.: Prasad MNV, Hagemeyer J. Springer. pp. 73 - 97

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1998) The plant 2-Cys peroxiredoxin protects chloroplasts from oxidative damage. In: Proceedings of the XIth International Congress on Photosynthesis. Eds.: Garab G, Pusztai J. Kluwer pp. 2003 - 2006

Klughammer B, Baier M, Dietz K-J (1998) Inactivation by gene disruption of 2-cysteine-peroxiredoxin in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 leads to increased stress sensitivity. Physiol. Plant. 104, 699 - 706

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1998) The plant 2-Cys peroxiredoxin BAS1 is a homodimer whose subunits are linked by disulfide bonds and non-covalent interactions. In: Antioxidants in higher plants. Shaker Verlag. pp. 31 - 37

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1998) The costs and benefits of oxygen for photosynthesizing plant cells. Prog. Bot. 60, 282 - 314

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1997) The plant 2-Cys peroxiredoxin BAS1 is a nuclear-encoded chloroplast protein: its expressional regulation, phylogenetic origin, and implications for its specific physiological function in plants. Plant J. 12, 179 - 190

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1996) Primary structure and expression of plant homologues of animal and fungal thioredoxin-dependent peroxide reductases and bacterial alkyl hydroperoxide reductases. Plant Mol. Biol. 31, 553 - 564

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1996) 2-Cys peroxiredoxin bas1 from Arabidopsis thaliana (Accession No. X94218) (PGR 96-031). Plant Physiol. 111, 651

Baier M, Dietz K-J (1996) The 2-Cys peroxiredoxin BAS1: Insight in a new family of plant peroxidases. In: Plant peroxidases: Biochemistry and physiology. IV. International symposium 1996. Eds.: Obinger et al., University of Geneva, Geneva, pp 204 - 209

Baier M, Bilger W, Wolf R, Dietz K-J (1996) Photosynthesis in the basal growing zone of barley leaves. Photosynth. Res. 49, 169 - 181