Publikationen des Lehrstuhls Pflanzenphysiologie


Sauer M, Grebe M. (2021) Plant cell biology: PIN polarity maintained. Curr. Biol. 31, 19, R449-R451.

Wang M, Li P, Ma Y, Nie X, Grebe M, Men S. (2021) Membrane Sterol Composition in Arabidopsis thaliana Affects Root Elongation via Auxin Biosynthesis. Int. J. Mol. Sci.  22, 437. doi: 10.3390/ijms22010437.


Heinze L, Freimuth N, Rößling AK, Hahnke R, Riebschläger S, Fröhlich A, Sampathkumar A, McFarlane HE, Sauer M. (2020) EPSIN1 and MTV1 define functionally overlapping but molecularly distinct trans-Golgi network subdomains in Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 117, 25880-25889.

Delgadillo MO, Ruano G, Zouhar J, Sauer M, Shen J, Lazarova A, Sanmartín M, Lai LTF, Deng C, Wang P, Hussey PJ, Sánchez-Serrano JJ, Jiang L, Rojo E. (2020) MTV proteins unveil ER- and microtubule-associated compartments in the plant vacuolar trafficking pathway. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 117, 9884-9895.


Gendre D, Baral A, Dang X, Esnay N, Boutté Y, Stanislas T, Vain T, Claverol S, Gustavsson A, Lin D, Grebe M, Bhalerao RP. (2019) Rho-of-plant activated root hair formation requires Arabidopsis YIP4a/b gene function. Development. 146, doi: 10.1242/dev.168559.

Sauer M, Kleine-Vehn J. (2019) PIN-FORMED and PIN-LIKES auxin transport facilitators. Development 146, doi: 10.1242/dev.168088.


Chen HW, Persson S, Grebe M, McFarlane HE. (2018) Cellulose synthesis during cell plate assembly. Physiol Plant. 161, 17-26.

Liu Q, Vain T, Viotti C, Doyle SM, Tarkowská D, Novák O, Zipfel C, Sitbon F, Robert S, Hofius D (2018) Vacuole Integrity Maintained by DUF300 Proteins is Required for Brassinosteroid Signaling Regulation. Mol Plant. 11, 553-567.

Nakamura M, Claes AR, Grebe T, Hermkes R, Viotti C, Ikeda Y, Grebe M. (2018) Auxin and ROP GTPase signaling of polar nuclear migration in root epidermal hair cells. Plant Physiol. 176, 378-39.

Nakamura M, Grebe M. (2018) Outer, inner and planar polarity in the Arabidopsis root. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 41, 46-53.

Prát T, Hajný J, Grunewald W, Vasileva M, Molnár G, Tejos R, Schmid M, Sauer M, Friml J (2018) WRKY23 is a component of the transcriptional network mediating auxin feedback on PIN polarity. PLOS Genetics 14: e1007177.

Rosa S. (2018) Measuring Dynamics of Histone Proteins by Photobleaching in Arabidopsis Roots. Methods Mol. Biol. 1675, 455-465.

Tejos R, Rodriguez-Furlán C, Adamowski M, Sauer M, Norambuena L, Friml J. (2018) PATELLINS are regulators of auxin-mediated PIN1 relocation and plant development in Arabidopsis thaliana. J. Cell. Sci. 131, doi: 10.1242/jcs.204198.


Berry S, Rosa S, Howard M, Bühler M, Dean C. (2017) Disruption of an RNA-binding hinge region abolishes LHP1-mediated epigenetic repression. Genes Dev. 31, 2115-2120.

Duncan S, Rosa S. (2017) Gaining insight into plant gene transcription using smFISH. Transcription. 9, 166-170.

Kleine-Vehn J, Sauer M. (2017) Plant Hormones. Methods in Mol Biol. 1497, doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6469-7.

Majda M, Grones P, Sintorn IM, Vain T, Milani P, Krupinski P, Zagórska-Marek B, Viotti C, Jönsson H, Mellerowicz EJ, Hamant O, Robert S. (2017) Mechanochemical Polarization of Contiguous Cell Walls Shapes Plant Pavement Cells. Dev. Cell. 43, 290-304.

Mao H, Aryal B, Langenecker T, Hagmann J, Geisler M, Grebe M (2017) Arabidopsis BTB/POZ protein-dependent PENETRATION3 trafficking and disease susceptibility. Nat. Plants. 3, 854-858.

Muñoz A, Mangano S, González-García MP, Contreras R, Sauer M, De Rybel B, Weijers D, Sánchez-Serrano JJ, Sanmartín M, Rojo E. (2017) RIMA-Dependent Nuclear Accumulation of IYO Triggers Auxin-Irreversible Cell Differentiation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 29, 575-588.

Poxson DJ, Karady M, Gabrielsson R, Alkattan AY, Gustavsson A, Doyle SM, Robert S, Ljung K, Grebe M, Simon DT, Berggren M. (2017) Regulating plant physiology with organic electronics. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 114, 4597-4602.


Mao H, Nakamura M, Viotti C, Grebe M (2016) A framework for lateral membrane trafficking and polar tethering of the PEN3 ATP-binding cassette transporter. Plant Physiol. 172, 2245-2260.

Krupinski P, Bozorg B, Larsson A, Pietra S, Grebe M, Jönsson H (2016) A model analysis of mechanisms for radial microtubular patterns at root hair initiation sites. Front. Plant Sci. 7, 1560.

Viotti C (2016) ER to Golgi-dependent protein secretion: the conventional pathway. Methods Mol. Biol. 1459, 3-29.

Dejonghe W, Kuenen S, Mylle E, Vasileva M, Keech O, Viotti C, Swerts J, Fendrych M, Otiz-Morea FA, Mishev K, Delang S, Scholl S, Zarza X, Heilmann M, Kourelis J, Kasprowicz J, Nguyen LSL, Drozdzecki A, Van Houtte I, Szatmári AM, Majda M, Baisa G, Bednarek SY, Robert S, Audenaert D, Testerink C, Munnik T, Van Damme D, Heilmann I, Schumacher K, Winne J, Friml J, Verstreken P, Russinova E. (2016) Mitochondrial uncouplers inhibit clathrin-mediated endocytosis largely through cytoplasmic acidification. Nat. Commun. 7, 11710.

Lechón T, Sanz L, Pollmann S, Sauer M, Sandalio L, Lorenzo O. (2016) Nitric oxide modification of plant endocytosis and PIN1 localization. N. Biotechnol. 33, 424.

Gerbeau-Pissot P, Der C, Grebe M, Stanislas T (2016) Ratiometric fluorescence live imaging analysis of membrane lipid order in Arabidopsis mitotic cells using a lipid-order-sensitive probe. Methods Mol. Biol. 370, 227-239.


Stanislas T, Hüser A, Barbosa ICR, Kiefer CS, Brackmann K, Pietra S, Gustavsson A, Zourelidou M, Schwechheimer C, Grebe M (2015) Arabidopsis D6PK is a lipid domain-dependent mediator of root epidermal planar polarity. Nat. Plants 1, 15162.

Kiefer CS, Claes AR, Nzayisenga JC, Pietra S, Stanislas T, Hüser A, Ikeda Y, Grebe M. (2015) Arabidopsis AIP1-2 restricted by WER-mediated patterning modulates planar polarity. Development 142, 151-161.

Pietra S, Lang P, Grebe M. (2015) SABRE is required for stabilization of root hair patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana. Physiol. Plant. 153, 440-453.

Robert HS, Grunewald W, Sauer M, Cannoot B, Soriano M, Swarup R, Weijers D, Bennett M, Boutilier K, Friml J. (2015) Plant embryogenesis requires AUX/LAX-mediated auxin influx. Development 142, 702-711.


Frescatada-Rosa M, Stanislas T, Backues SK, Reichardt I, Men S, Boutté Y, Jürgens G, Moritz T, Bednarek SY, Grebe M. (2014) High lipid order of Arabidopsis cell-plate membranes mediated by sterol and DYNAMIN-RELATED PROTEIN1A function. Plant J. 80, 745-757.

Zouhar J, Sauer M. (2014) Helping hands for budding prospects: ENTH/ANTH/VHS accessory proteins in endocytosis, vacuolar transport and secretion. Plant Cell. 26, 4232-4244.

Stanislas T, Grebe M, Boutté Y. (2014) Sterol dynamics during endocytic trafficking in Arabidopsis. Methods Mol. Biol. 1209, 13-29.

Boutté Y, Grebe M. (2014) Immunocytochemical fluorescent in situ visualization of proteins in Arabidopsis. Methods Mol. Biol. 1062, 453-472.

Vorherige Publikationen (Prof. Dr. Markus Grebe)


Pietra S, Gustavsson A, Kiefer C, Kalmbach L, Hörstedt P, Ikeda Y, Stepanova AN, Alonso JM, Grebe M. (2013) Arabidopsis SABRE and CLASP interact to stabilize cell division plane orientation and planar polarity. Nat. Commun. 4, 2779.

Viotti C, Krüger F, Krebs M, Neubert C, Fink F, Lupanga U, Scheuring D, Boutté Y, Frescatada-Rosa M, Wolfenstetter S, Sauer N, Hillmer S, Grebe M, Schumacher K. (2013) The endoplasmic reticulum is the main membrane source for biogenesis of the lytic vacuole in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25, 3434-3449.


Nakamura M, Kiefer CS, Grebe M. (2012) Planar polarity, tissue polarity and planar morphogenesis in plants. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 15, 593-600.

Grebe M. (2012) Markus Grebe: bringing plant polarity to light. Interview by Caitlin Sedgwick. J. Cell Biol. 197, 854-855.

Grebe M. (2012) The patterning of epidermal hairs in Arabidopsis--updated. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 15, 31-37.


Grebe M. (2011) Plant biology: Unveiling the Casparian strip. Nature 473, 294-295.

Gendre D, Oh J, Boutté Y, Best JG, Samuels L, Nilsson R, Uemura T, Marchant A, Bennett MJ, Grebe M, Bhalerao RP. (2011) Conserved Arabidopsis ECHIDNA protein mediates trans-Golgi-network trafficking and cell elongation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 8048-8053.

Grebe M. (2011) Out of the shade and into the light. Nat. Cell Biol. 13, 347-349.

Boutté Y, Men S, Grebe M. (2011) Fluorescent in situ visualization of sterols in Arabidopsis roots. Nat. Protoc. 6, 446-456.


Pietra S, Grebe M. (2010) Auxin paves the way for planar morphogenesis. Cell 143, 29-31.

Grebe M. (2010) Cell polarity: lateral perspectives. Curr. Biol. 20, R446-448.

Boutté Y, Frescatada-Rosa M, Men S, Chow CM, Ebine K, Gustavsson A, Johansson L, Ueda T, Moore I, Jürgens G, Grebe M. (2010) Endocytosis restricts Arabidopsis KNOLLE syntaxin to the cell division plane during late cytokinesis. EMBO J. 29, 546-558.


Boutté Y, Grebe M. (2009) Cellular processes relying on sterol function in plants. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 12, 705-713.

Petersson SV, Johansson AI, Kowalczyk M, Makoveychuk A, Wang JY, Moritz T, Grebe M, Benfey PN, Sandberg G, Ljung K. (2009) An auxin gradient and maximum in the Arabidopsis root apex shown by high-resolution cell-specific analysis of IAA distribution and synthesis. Plant Cell 21, 1659-1668.

Ikeda Y, Men S, Fischer U, Stepanova AN, Alonso JM, Ljung K, Grebe M. (2009) Local auxin biosynthesis modulates gradient-directed planar polarity in Arabidopsis. Nat. Cell Biol. 11, 731-738.


Singh SK, Fischer U, Singh M, Grebe M, Marchant A. (2008) Insight into the early steps of root hair formation revealed by the procuste1 cellulose synthase mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biol. 8, 57.

Men S, Boutté Y, Ikeda Y, Li X, Palme K, Stierhof YD, Hartmann MA, Moritz T, Grebe M. (2008) Sterol-dependent endocytosis mediates post-cytokinetic acquisition of PIN2 auxin efflux carrier polarity. Nat. Cell Biol. 10, 237-244.


Boutté Y, Ikeda Y, Grebe M. (2007) Mechanisms of auxin-dependent cell and tissue polarity. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 10, 616-623.

Fischer U, Ikeda Y, Grebe M. (2007) Planar polarity of root hair positioning in Arabidopsis. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 35 (Pt 1), 149-1451.


Fischer U, Ikeda Y, Ljung K, Serralbo O, Singh M, Heidstra R, Palme K, Scheres B, Grebe M. (2006) Vectorial information for Arabidopsis planar polarity is mediated by combined AUX1, EIN2, and GNOM activity. Curr. Biol. 16, 2143-2149.

Friml J, Benfey P, Benková E, Bennett M, Berleth T, Geldner N, Grebe M, Heisler M, Hejátko J, Jürgens G, Laux T, Lindsey K, Lukowitz W, Luschnig C, Offringa R, Scheres B, Swarup R, Torres-Ruiz R, Weijers D, Zazímalová E. (2006) Apical-basal polarity: why plant cells don't stand on their heads. Trends Plant Sci. 11, 12-14.


Villarejo A, Burén S, Larsson S, Déjardin A, Monné M, Rudhe C, Karlsson J, Jansson S, Lerouge P, Rolland N, von Heijne G, Grebe M, Bako L, Samuelsson G. (2005) Evidence for a protein transported through the secretory pathway en route to the higher plant chloroplast. Nat. Cell Biol. 7, 1224-1231.

Grebe M. Plant biology. (2005) Enhanced: growth by auxin: when a weed needs acid. Science 310, 60-61.


Fischer U, Men S, Grebe M. (2004) Lipid function in plant cell polarity. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 7, 670-676.

Grebe M. (2004) Ups and downs of tissue and planar polarity in plants. Bioessays 26, 719-729.


Grebe M, Xu J, Möbius W, Ueda T, Nakano A, Geuze HJ, Rook MB, Scheres B. (2003) Arabidopsis sterol endocytosis involves actin-mediated trafficking via ARA6-positive early endosomes. Curr. Biol. 13, 1378-1387.

Willemsen V, Friml J, Grebe M, van den Toorn A, Palme K, Scheres B. (2003) Cell polarity and PIN protein positioning in Arabidopsis require STEROL METHYLTRANSFERASE1 function. Plant Cell 15, 612-625.


Grebe M, Friml J, Swarup R, Ljung K, Sandberg G, Terlou M, Palme K, Bennett MJ, Scheres B. (2002) Cell polarity signaling in Arabidopsis involves a BFA-sensitive auxin influx pathway. Curr. Biol. 12, 329-334.


Grebe M, Xu J, Scheres B. (2001) Cell axiality and polarity in plants--adding pieces to the puzzle. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 4, 520-526.

Heese M, Gansel X, Sticher L, Wick P, Grebe M, Granier F, Jurgens G. (2001) Functional characterization of the KNOLLE-interacting t-SNARE AtSNAP33 and its role in plant cytokinesis. J. Cell Biol. 155, 239-249.


Grebe M, Gadea J, Steinmann T, Kientz M, Rahfeld JU, Salchert K, Koncz C, Jürgens G. (2000) A conserved domain of the arabidopsis GNOM protein mediates subunit interaction and cyclophilin 5 binding. Plant Cell 12, 343-356.


Steinmann T, Geldner N, Grebe M, Mangold S, Jackson CL, Paris S, Gälweiler L, Palme K, Jürgens G. (1999) Coordinated polar localization of auxin efflux carrier PIN1 by GNOM ARF GEF. Science 286, 316-318.


Jürgens G, Grebe M, Steinmann T. (1997) Establishment of cell polarity during early plant development. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 9, 849-852.