Axel Mithofer

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Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Does mycorrhization influence herbivore-induced volatile emission in Medicago truncatula?
    Margit Leitner
    Department Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Mycorrhiza 20:89-101. 2010
  2. pmc Functional characterization of a class III acid endochitinase from the traps of the carnivorous pitcher plant genus, Nepenthes
    Sandy Rottloff
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    J Exp Bot 62:4639-47. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Plant defense against herbivores: chemical aspects
    Axel Mithofer
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 63:431-50. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Biotic and heavy metal stress response in plants: evidence for common signals
    Axel Mithofer
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Bioorganische Chemie, Beutenberg Campus, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    FEBS Lett 566:1-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Cation fluxes cause plasma membrane depolarization involved in beta-glucan elicitor-signaling in soybean roots
    Axel Mithofer
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Bioorganische Chemie, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:983-90. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Carnivorous pitcher plants: insights in an old topic
    Axel Mithofer
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Phytochemistry 72:1678-82. 2011
  7. pmc Recognition of herbivory-associated molecular patterns
    Axel Mithofer
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Bioorganic Chemistry, Jena, Germany
    Plant Physiol 146:825-31. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Coronalon: a powerful tool in plant stress physiology
    Göde Schüler
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    FEBS Lett 563:17-22. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Structural requirements of jasmonates and synthetic analogues as inducers of Ca2+ signals in the nucleus and the cytosol of plant cells
    Agnes Walter
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Bioorganische Chemie, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 46:4783-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A porin-like protein from oral secretions of Spodoptera littoralis larvae induces defense-related early events in plant leaves
    Huijuan Guo
    Bioorganic Chemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 43:849-58. 2013

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Publications27

  1. pmc Does mycorrhization influence herbivore-induced volatile emission in Medicago truncatula?
    Margit Leitner
    Department Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Mycorrhiza 20:89-101. 2010
    ..truncatula against insect herbivores. The impact of this effect strongly depends on the genetic background of the plant and, hence, in part explains the highly contradictory results on tripartite interactions gathered to date...
  2. pmc Functional characterization of a class III acid endochitinase from the traps of the carnivorous pitcher plant genus, Nepenthes
    Sandy Rottloff
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    J Exp Bot 62:4639-47. 2011
    ..These results suggest that in the pitchers' tissues, the endochitinase as well as other proteins from the pitcher fluid might fulfil a different, primary function as pathogenesis-related proteins...
  3. doi request reprint Plant defense against herbivores: chemical aspects
    Axel Mithofer
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 63:431-50. 2012
    ..Recognizing the herbivore challenge and precise timing of plant activities as well as the adaptive modulation of the plants' metabolism is important so that metabolites and energy may be efficiently allocated to defensive activities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biotic and heavy metal stress response in plants: evidence for common signals
    Axel Mithofer
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Bioorganische Chemie, Beutenberg Campus, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    FEBS Lett 566:1-5. 2004
    ..Oxylipins represent new endogenous signals involved in biotic- and abiotic-induced stress responses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cation fluxes cause plasma membrane depolarization involved in beta-glucan elicitor-signaling in soybean roots
    Axel Mithofer
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Bioorganische Chemie, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:983-90. 2005
    ..Contrasting other systems, in soybean the main cause for elicitor-induced plasma membrane depolarization is the activation of cation instead of anion fluxes...
  6. doi request reprint Carnivorous pitcher plants: insights in an old topic
    Axel Mithofer
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Phytochemistry 72:1678-82. 2011
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  7. pmc Recognition of herbivory-associated molecular patterns
    Axel Mithofer
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Bioorganic Chemistry, Jena, Germany
    Plant Physiol 146:825-31. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Coronalon: a powerful tool in plant stress physiology
    Göde Schüler
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    FEBS Lett 563:17-22. 2004
    ..Moreover, coronalon might become employed in agriculture to elicit plant resistance against various aggressors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Structural requirements of jasmonates and synthetic analogues as inducers of Ca2+ signals in the nucleus and the cytosol of plant cells
    Agnes Walter
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Bioorganische Chemie, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 46:4783-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A porin-like protein from oral secretions of Spodoptera littoralis larvae induces defense-related early events in plant leaves
    Huijuan Guo
    Bioorganic Chemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 43:849-58. 2013
    ..Because membrane channel formation is a widespread phenomenon in plant-insect interactions, this PLP might represent an example for microbial compounds from the insect gut which are initially involved in plant-insect interactions...
  11. pmc CML42-mediated calcium signaling coordinates responses to Spodoptera herbivory and abiotic stresses in Arabidopsis
    Jyothilakshmi Vadassery
    Departments of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Plant Physiol 159:1159-75. 2012
    ..Under drought stress, the level of abscisic acid accumulation was higher in cml42 plants. Thus, CML42 might serve as a Ca²⁺ sensor having multiple functions in insect herbivory defense and abiotic stress responses...
  12. pmc Herbivore-induced terpenoid emission in Medicago truncatula: concerted action of jasmonate, ethylene and calcium signaling
    Gen Ichiro Arimura
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, 07745, Jena, Germany
    Planta 227:453-64. 2008
    ..Thus, ethylene contributes to the herbivory-induced terpenoid biosynthesis at least twice: by modulating both early signaling events such as cytoplasmic Ca2+-influx and the downstream JA-dependent biosynthesis of terpenoids...
  13. doi request reprint Microbial oligosaccharides differentially induce volatiles and signalling components in Medicago truncatula
    Margit Leitner
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department Bioorganic Chemistry, Jena, Germany
    Phytochemistry 69:2029-40. 2008
    ..However, similarities between defence reactions induced by herbivory and pathogen-derived elicitors could be ascertained; but also Nod-factors were able to trigger defence-related reactions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect defences induced by piercing-sucking and chewing herbivores in Medicago truncatula
    Margit Leitner
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Abteilung Bioorganische Chemie, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    New Phytol 167:597-606. 2005
    ..In contrast, no divergence in direct defences was observed; furthermore, the traits investigated exhibited striking similarities to reactions known to occur upon pathogen attack...
  15. pmc Effects of feeding Spodoptera littoralis on lima bean leaves. II. Continuous mechanical wounding resembling insect feeding is sufficient to elicit herbivory-related volatile emission
    Axel Mithofer
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Plant Physiol 137:1160-8. 2005
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Direct proof of ingested food regurgitation by Spodoptera littoralis caterpillars during feeding on Arabidopsis
    Jyothilakshmi Vadassery
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
    J Chem Ecol 38:865-72. 2012
    ..This suggests that S. littoralis larvae do not adjust regurgitation to the state of plant defense...
  17. pmc Alamethicin-induced electrical long distance signaling in plants
    Heiko Maischak
    Bioorganische Chemie, Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Jena, Germany
    Plant Signal Behav 5:988-90. 2010
    ..Here we show that both local and long-distance electrical signals, namely depolarization, can be induced by ALA treatment...
  18. pmc Jasmonates trigger prey-induced formation of 'outer stomach' in carnivorous sundew plants
    Yoko Nakamura
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130228. 2013
    ..These results suggest that in carnivorous sundew plants the jasmonate cascade might have been adapted to facilitate carnivory rather than to defend against herbivores...
  19. pmc Multiple calmodulin-like proteins in Arabidopsis are induced by insect-derived (Spodoptera littoralis) oral secretion
    Jyothilakshmi Vadassery
    Bioorganische Chemie, Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Jena, Germany
    Plant Signal Behav 7:1277-80. 2012
    ..Our data indicate that signaling networks involving multiple CMLs very likely have important functions in plant defense against insect herbivores, in addition to their involvement in many other stress-induced processes in plants...
  20. doi request reprint Negative ion mode matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometric analysis of oligosaccharides using halide adducts and 9-aminoacridine matrix
    Jana Becher
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 22:1153-8. 2008
    ..The value of the new method to solve biological problems has been demonstrated by the analysis of a mixture of beta-glucane elicitors isolated from the cell walls of Phytophthora sojae...
  21. ncbi request reprint Oral secretions from herbivorous lepidopteran larvae exhibit ion channel-forming activities
    Heiko Maischak
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    FEBS Lett 581:898-904. 2007
    ..Since ion fluxes and depolarization are early responses upon insect feeding, OS-derived components may be involved in the elicitation process by direct interaction with the plant membranes...
  22. doi request reprint Micropreparation of single secretory glands from the carnivorous plant Nepenthes
    Sandy Rottloff
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Anal Biochem 394:135-7. 2009
    ..The procedure described is adaptable to a broad range of plant species and should find wide application in the preparation of multicellular glands or other tissues...
  23. ncbi request reprint A novel Dps-type protein from insect gut bacteria catalyses hydrolysis and synthesis of N-acyl amino acids
    Liyan Ping
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:1572-83. 2007
    ..The participation of a microbial enzyme in the homeostasis of N-acyl-glutamines in the insect gut adds further complexity to the interaction between plants and their herbivores...
  24. pmc Regulation of extrafloral nectar secretion by jasmonates in lima bean is light dependent
    Venkatesan Radhika
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17228-33. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that in lima bean, the light environment modulates the plant's response to jasmonates as well as JA-Ile biosynthesis, which controls the subsequent EFN secretion...
  25. doi request reprint Characterization and heterologous expression of a PR-1 protein from traps of the carnivorous plant Nepenthes mirabilis
    Franziska Buch
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, 07745 Jena, Germany Electronic address
    Phytochemistry 100:43-50. 2014
    ..In particular, it was proven to be highly glycosylated and, furthermore, it exhibited antibacterial instead of antifungal activities. These properties are probably due to the specific environment of the pitcher fluid. ..
  26. pmc Secreted pitfall-trap fluid of carnivorous Nepenthes plants is unsuitable for microbial growth
    Franziska Buch
    Department Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Straße 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    Ann Bot 111:375-83. 2013
    ..In this study, the composition of the digestive fluid was further analysed with regard to mineral nutrients and low molecular-weight compounds. A potential contribution of microbes to the composition of pitcher fluid was investigated...
  27. doi request reprint Probing Spatio-temporal Intracellular Calcium Variations in Plants
    Axel Mithofer
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department Bioorganic Chemistry, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Methods Mol Biol 479:79-92. 2009
    ..Two of these methods, namely bio-luminescence and fluorescence in combination with confocal laser scanning microscopy, are presented...