Christian Hermans

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physiological characterisation of magnesium deficiency in sugar beet: acclimation to low magnesium differentially affects photosystems I and II
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Planta 220:344-55. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Magnesium deficiency in sugar beets alters sugar partitioning and phloem loading in young mature leaves
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Planta 220:541-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Physiological characterization of Mg deficiency in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bd du Triomphe CP 242, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Exp Bot 56:2153-61. 2005
  4. doi request reprint An update on magnesium homeostasis mechanisms in plants
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine CP 242, Bd du Triomphe, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Metallomics 5:1170-83. 2013
  5. pmc Dissecting the role of CHITINASE-LIKE1 in nitrate-dependent changes in root architecture
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Plant Physiol 157:1313-26. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Early transcriptomic changes induced by magnesium deficiency in Arabidopsis thaliana reveal the alteration of circadian clock gene expression in roots and the triggering of abscisic acid-responsive genes
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bd du Triomphe, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 187:119-31. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Low magnesium status in plants enhances tolerance to cadmium exposure
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 192:428-36. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint How do plants respond to nutrient shortage by biomass allocation?
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Boulevard du Triomphe CP 242, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Trends Plant Sci 11:610-7. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Response to copper excess in Arabidopsis thaliana: Impact on the root system architecture, hormone distribution, lignin accumulation and mineral profile
    Hélène Lequeux
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, CP242, Boulevard du Triomphe, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Plant Physiol Biochem 48:673-82. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Systems analysis of the responses to long-term magnesium deficiency and restoration in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bd du Triomphe, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 187:132-44. 2010

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Physiological characterisation of magnesium deficiency in sugar beet: acclimation to low magnesium differentially affects photosystems I and II
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Planta 220:344-55. 2004
    ..In each case, the net result was a decrease in the overall rate of linear electron transport, preventing an excess of reductant being produced during conditions under which sucrose export away from mature leaf was restricted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Magnesium deficiency in sugar beets alters sugar partitioning and phloem loading in young mature leaves
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Planta 220:541-9. 2005
    ..The observed increase in BvSUT1 gene expression supports the idea that sucrose loading into the phloem is defective, resulting in its accumulation in the leaf...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physiological characterization of Mg deficiency in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bd du Triomphe CP 242, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Exp Bot 56:2153-61. 2005
    ..These transcriptional data suggest that the reduction of chlorophyll is a response to sugar levels, rather than a lack of Mg atoms for chelating chlorophyll...
  4. doi request reprint An update on magnesium homeostasis mechanisms in plants
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine CP 242, Bd du Triomphe, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Metallomics 5:1170-83. 2013
    ..A brief overview will be presented on how Arabidopsis research can help to develop strategies for biofortification of crops. ..
  5. pmc Dissecting the role of CHITINASE-LIKE1 in nitrate-dependent changes in root architecture
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Plant Physiol 157:1313-26. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that ethylene may be involved in the arm mutant phenotype, albeit indirectly, rather than functioning as a primary signal...
  6. doi request reprint Early transcriptomic changes induced by magnesium deficiency in Arabidopsis thaliana reveal the alteration of circadian clock gene expression in roots and the triggering of abscisic acid-responsive genes
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bd du Triomphe, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 187:119-31. 2010
    ..The possibility to develop markers for Mg incipient deficiency is discussed here...
  7. doi request reprint Low magnesium status in plants enhances tolerance to cadmium exposure
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 192:428-36. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint How do plants respond to nutrient shortage by biomass allocation?
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Boulevard du Triomphe CP 242, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Trends Plant Sci 11:610-7. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Response to copper excess in Arabidopsis thaliana: Impact on the root system architecture, hormone distribution, lignin accumulation and mineral profile
    Hélène Lequeux
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, CP242, Boulevard du Triomphe, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Plant Physiol Biochem 48:673-82. 2010
    ..The effects on mineral profile, hormonal status, mitotic activity, cell viability and lignin deposition changes on the Cu(2+)-induced reorganization of the root system architecture are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Systems analysis of the responses to long-term magnesium deficiency and restoration in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Christian Hermans
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bd du Triomphe, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 187:132-44. 2010
    ..Some of these observations at the molecular level were verified by metabolite analysis. *The results obtained here will help us to better understand how changes in Mg availability are translated into adaptive responses in the plant...
  11. doi request reprint Natural variation of the root morphological response to nitrate supply in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Jérôme De Pessemier
    Lab of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine CP 242, Bd du Triomphe, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Mech Dev 130:45-53. 2013
    ..The identification of RSA ideotypes in the N response will facilitate further analysis of quantitative traits for root morphology...
  12. doi request reprint Molecular mechanisms of metal hyperaccumulation in plants
    Nathalie Verbruggen
    Universite Libre de Bruxelles, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 181:759-76. 2009
    ..This review presents key aspects of our current understanding of plant metal – in particular cadmium (Cd),nickel (Ni) and zinc (Zn) – hyperaccumulation...
  13. doi request reprint Towards the discovery of novel genetic component involved in stress resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Michal Juraniec
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Molecular Genetics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1050, Brussels, Belgium
    New Phytol 201:810-24. 2014
    ..Our data support a putative role for CMR1 in cell division regulation and meristem maintenance. Research on the role of CMR1 will contribute to the understanding of the plasticity of plants in response to changing environments. ..
  14. doi request reprint Proline accumulation in plants: a review
    Nathalie Verbruggen
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine CP242, Bd du Triomphe, 1050, Brussels, Belgium
    Amino Acids 35:753-9. 2008
    ..In this review, knowledge on the regulation of Pro metabolism during development and stress, results of genetic manipulation of Pro metabolism and current debate on Pro toxicity in plants are presented...
  15. doi request reprint Mechanisms to cope with arsenic or cadmium excess in plants
    Nathalie Verbruggen
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et de Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Faculte des Sciences, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:364-72. 2009
    ..Recent progress in understanding the mechanisms of As and Cd uptake and detoxification is presented, including the elucidation of why rice takes up so much arsenic from soil and of mechanisms of As and Cd hypertolerance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment of urban trees: a comparative study of physiological characterisation, airborne imaging and on site fluorescence monitoring by the OJIP-test
    Christian Hermans
    Bioenergetics Laboratory, University of Geneva, chemin des Embrouchis, CH 1254, Jussy Geneva, Switzerland
    J Plant Physiol 160:81-90. 2003
    ..Here, we report a remarkable correlation between the airborne remote sensing data and the on-site fluorescence measurements...