Department of Botany I - Plant-Physiology and Biophysics

    Selected Publications

    Schroeder, J.I., Hedrich, R. and Fernandez, J.M. (1984). Potassium-selective single channels in guard cell protoplasts of Vicia faba. Nature 312, 361-362.

    Hedrich, R. and Neher, E. (1987). Cytoplasmic calcium regulates voltage-dependent ion channels in plant vacuoles, Nature 329, 833-835.

    Schönknecht, G., Hedrich, R., Junge, W. and Raschke, K. (1988). Chloride-selective ion channels in the photosynthetic membrane of a higher plant. Nature 336, 589-592.

    Keller, B., Hedrich, R. and Raschke, K. (1989). Voltage-dependent anion channels in the plasma membrane of guard cells involved in stomatal movement. Nature 341,450-453.

    Hedrich, R., Busch, H. and Raschke, K. (1990). Ca2+ and nucleotide dependent regulation of voltage dependent anion channels in the plasma membrane of guard cells. EMBO J 9, 3889-3892.

    Marten, I., Lohse, G. and Hedrich, R. (1991). Plant growth hormones control voltage-dependent activity of anion channels in the plasma membrane of guard cells. Nature 353, 759-762.

    Hedrich, R. and Marten, I. (1993). Malate-induced feedback regulation of plasma membrane anion channels could provide a CO2 sensor to guard cells. EMBO J. 12, 897-901.

    Müller-Röber, B., Ellenberg, J., Provart, N., Willmitzer, L., Busch, H., Becker, D., Dietrich, P., Hoth, S., and Hedrich, R. (1995). Cloning and electrophysiological analysis of KST1, an inward-rectifying K+ channel expressed in potato guard cells. EMBO J. 14, 2409-2416.

    Hoth, S., Dreyer, I., Dietrich, P., Becker, D., Müller-Röber, B., and Hedrich, R. (1997) Molecular basis of plant-specific acid activation of K+ uptake channels. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94, 4806-4810.

    Brüggemann, L., Dietrich, P.,Becker, D., Dreyer, I., Palme, K., Hedrich, R. (1999). Channel-mediated high-affinity K+ uptake into guard cells from Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 96, 3298-3302.

    Marten, I., Hoth, S., Deeken, R., Ache, P., Ketchum, K. A., Hoshi, T. and Hedrich, R. (1999). AKT3, a phloem-localized K+ channel, is blocked by protons. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96, 7581-7586.

    Szyroki, A., Ivashikina, N., Dietrich, P., Roelfsema, M.R., Ache, P., Reintanz, B., Deeken, R., Godde, M., Felle, H., Steinmeyer, R., Palme, K., Hedrich, R. (2001). KAT1 is not essential for stomatal opening. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sc.i USA 98, 2917-2921.

    Reintanz, B., Ivashikina, N., Szyroki, A., Ache, P., Godde, M., Becker, D., Palme, K. and Hedrich, R. (2002). AtKC1, a silent Arabidopsis potassium channel -subunit modulates root hair K+ influx. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sc.i USA 99 (6), 4079-4048.

    Levchenko, V., Konrad, K.R., Dietrich, P., Roelfsema, M.R.G., Hedrich, R. (2005). Cytosolic ABA activates guard cell anion channels without preceding Ca2+ signals, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102, 4203-4208.

    Geiger, D., Scherzer, S., Mumm, P., Stange, A., Marten, I., Bauer, H., Ache, P., Matschi, S., Liese, A., Al-Rasheid, K.A., Romeis, T., Hedrich, R. (2009). Activity of guard cell anion channel SLAC1 is controlled by drought-stress signaling kinase-phosphatase pair. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 106, 21425-21430.

    Geiger, D., Scherzer, S., Mumm, P., Marten, I., Ache, P., Matschi, S., Liese, A., Wellmann, C., Al-Rasheid, K.A., Grill, E., Romeis, T., Hedrich, R. (2010). Guard cell anion channel SLAC1 is regulated by CDPK protein kinases with distinct Ca2+ affinities. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 107, 8023-8028.

    Geiger, D., Maierhofer, T., AL-Rasheid, K.A.S., Scherzer, S., Mumm, P., Liese, A., Ache, P., Wellmann, C., Marten, I., Grill, E., Romeis, T., Hedrich, R. (2011). Stomatal closure by fast abscisic acid signaling is mediated by the guard cell anion channel SLAH3 and the receptor RCAR1. Science Signaling, 4, ra32.
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    Escalante-Pérez, M., Krol, E., Stange, A., Geiger, D., Al-Rasheid, K. A.S., Hause, B., Neher, E., Hedrich, R. (2011). A special pair of phytohormones controls excitability, slow closure, and external stomach formation in the Venus flytrap. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 108, 15492-15497.

    Hedrich, R. (2012) Ion Channels in Plants. Physiol Rev 92, 1777-1811.
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    Bauer, H., Ache, P., Lautner, S., Fromm, J., Hartung, W., Al-Rasheid, K.A., Sonnewald, S., Sonnewald, U., Kneitz, S., Lachmann, N., Mendel, R.R., Bittner, F., Hetherington, A.M., Hedrich, R. (2013). The stomatal response to reduced relative humidity requires guard cell-autonomous ABA synthesis. Curr Biol, 23, 53-57.


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