Christoph F Beck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Freiburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Signaling pathways from the chloroplast to the nucleus
    Christoph F Beck
    Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta 222:743-56. 2005
  2. pmc Chlorophyll-deficient mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii that accumulate magnesium protoporphyrin IX
    Linda Meinecke
    Fakultaet fuer Biologie, Institut fuer Biologie III, Universitaet Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 72:643-58. 2010
  3. pmc Identification of a plastid response element that acts as an enhancer within the Chlamydomonas HSP70A promoter
    Erika D von Gromoff
    Institut fur Biologie III, Lehrstuhl Biochemie der Pflanzen, Universitat Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1 D 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 34:4767-79. 2006
  4. pmc Photosynthetic electron flow affects H2O2 signaling by inactivation of catalase in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Ning Shao
    Fakultat fur Biologie, Institut fur Biologie III, Universitat Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta 228:1055-66. 2008
  5. pmc Heme, a plastid-derived regulator of nuclear gene expression in Chlamydomonas
    Erika D von Gromoff
    Fakultat fur Biologie, Institut fur Biologie III, Universitat Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 20:552-67. 2008
  6. pmc Mg-protoporphyrin IX and heme control HEMA, the gene encoding the first specific step of tetrapyrrole biosynthesis, in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Zinaida Vasileuskaya
    University of Freiburg, Institute of Biology III, Schaenzlestrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 4:1620-8. 2005
  7. pmc Defects in the cytochrome b6/f complex prevent light-induced expression of nuclear genes involved in chlorophyll biosynthesis
    Ning Shao
    Institut fuer Biologie III, Universitaet Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Physiol 141:1128-37. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A reporter system for the individual detection of hydrogen peroxide and singlet oxygen: its use for the assay of reactive oxygen species produced in vivo
    Ning Shao
    Faculty of Biology, Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant J 50:475-87. 2007
  9. pmc Hemin and magnesium-protoporphyrin IX induce global changes in gene expression in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Björn Voss
    Faculty of Biology, Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Physiol 155:892-905. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequence elements within an HSP70 promoter counteract transcriptional transgene silencing in Chlamydomonas
    Michael Schroda
    Institut de Biologie Physico Chimique UPR 1261, 13, rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
    Plant J 31:445-55. 2002

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Signaling pathways from the chloroplast to the nucleus
    Christoph F Beck
    Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta 222:743-56. 2005
    ..Mutants defective in various steps of photosynthesis reveal a surprising diversity in nuclear responses suggesting the existence of a complex signaling network...
  2. pmc Chlorophyll-deficient mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii that accumulate magnesium protoporphyrin IX
    Linda Meinecke
    Fakultaet fuer Biologie, Institut fuer Biologie III, Universitaet Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 72:643-58. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Identification of a plastid response element that acts as an enhancer within the Chlamydomonas HSP70A promoter
    Erika D von Gromoff
    Institut fur Biologie III, Lehrstuhl Biochemie der Pflanzen, Universitat Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1 D 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 34:4767-79. 2006
    ..This cis-acting sequence element is employed for induction of HSP70A by both MgProto and light, lending support to the model that light induction of this gene is mediated via MgProto...
  4. pmc Photosynthetic electron flow affects H2O2 signaling by inactivation of catalase in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Ning Shao
    Fakultat fur Biologie, Institut fur Biologie III, Universitat Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta 228:1055-66. 2008
    ..This down-regulation apparently is necessary to maintain a certain level of H(2)O(2) required to activate H(2)O(2)-dependent signaling pathways...
  5. pmc Heme, a plastid-derived regulator of nuclear gene expression in Chlamydomonas
    Erika D von Gromoff
    Fakultat fur Biologie, Institut fur Biologie III, Universitat Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 20:552-67. 2008
    ..We propose that Mg-protoporphyrin IX and heme may serve as plastid signals that regulate the expression of nuclear genes...
  6. pmc Mg-protoporphyrin IX and heme control HEMA, the gene encoding the first specific step of tetrapyrrole biosynthesis, in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Zinaida Vasileuskaya
    University of Freiburg, Institute of Biology III, Schaenzlestrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 4:1620-8. 2005
    ..Since MgProto is synthesized exclusively in plastids and heme is synthesized in plastids and mitochondria, the data suggest a role of these compounds as organellar signals that control expression of the nuclear HEMA gene...
  7. pmc Defects in the cytochrome b6/f complex prevent light-induced expression of nuclear genes involved in chlorophyll biosynthesis
    Ning Shao
    Institut fuer Biologie III, Universitaet Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Physiol 141:1128-37. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A reporter system for the individual detection of hydrogen peroxide and singlet oxygen: its use for the assay of reactive oxygen species produced in vivo
    Ning Shao
    Faculty of Biology, Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant J 50:475-87. 2007
    ..This system thus makes it possible to test whether, under varying environmental conditions including the application of abiotic stress, hydrogen peroxide or singlet oxygen or both are produced...
  9. pmc Hemin and magnesium-protoporphyrin IX induce global changes in gene expression in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Björn Voss
    Faculty of Biology, Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Physiol 155:892-905. 2011
    ..This and the transient nature of changes in gene expression suggest a signaling role of both tetrapyrroles as secondary messengers for adaptive responses affecting the entire cell and not only organellar proteins...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequence elements within an HSP70 promoter counteract transcriptional transgene silencing in Chlamydomonas
    Michael Schroda
    Institut de Biologie Physico Chimique UPR 1261, 13, rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
    Plant J 31:445-55. 2002
    ..The second element is independent of the first and is located to the region from - 754 to - 197. Its activity is spacing-independent and additive to the first element...
  11. pmc Localization of the blue-light receptor phototropin to the flagella of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Kaiyao Huang
    Institut fur Biologie III, Universitat Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Mol Biol Cell 15:3605-14. 2004
    ..The blue-light receptor thus seems to be an integral constituent of the flagella of this green alga, extending the list of organisms that harbor sensory molecules within this organelle to unicellular algae...
  12. doi request reprint Exploring the electron transfer pathways in photosystem I by high-time-resolution electron paramagnetic resonance: observation of the B-side radical pair P700(+)A1B(-) in whole cells of the deuterated green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii at cryogenic temp
    Thomas Berthold
    Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Am Chem Soc 134:5563-76. 2012
    ..Thus, the present study sheds new light on the orientation of the phylloquinone acceptors in their binding pockets in PS I and the effect this has on function...
  13. ncbi request reprint Knock-out of a putative transporter results in altered blue-light signalling in Chlamydomonas
    Gregory Dame
    Institut fur Biologie III, Universitat Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant J 31:577-87. 2002
    ..Shutting off this transporter may be required for the activation of signal flux in this pathway. This concept is supported by the observed reduction in LRG6 mRNA levels during the first phase of gametic differentiation...
  14. pmc Phototropin is the blue-light receptor that controls multiple steps in the sexual life cycle of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Kaiyao Huang
    Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:6269-74. 2003
    ..These observations suggest that phototropin is the principal sensory molecule used by this alga for the control of its life cycle by light...
  15. pmc Mating-induced shedding of cell walls, removal of walls from vegetative cells, and osmotic stress induce presumed cell wall genes in Chlamydomonas
    Xenia Katharina Hoffmann
    Institute of Biology III, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Physiol 139:999-1014. 2005
    ..Also under such conditions an activation of the genes was observed, suggesting that the signaling pathway(s) is (are) activated by wall removal itself...
  16. ncbi request reprint Phototropin involvement in the expression of genes encoding chlorophyll and carotenoid biosynthesis enzymes and LHC apoproteins in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Chung Soon Im
    Department of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution, Stanford, CA 94306, USA
    Plant J 48:1-16. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Phototropin plays a crucial role in controlling changes in chemotaxis during the initial phase of the sexual life cycle in Chlamydomonas
    Elena V Ermilova
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Biological Research Institute of St Petersburg University, Oranienbaumskoe schosse 2, Stary Peterhof, 198504, Russia
    Planta 219:420-7. 2004
    ....