Gerhard Leubner-Metzger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Freiburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seed after-ripening and over-expression of class I beta-1,3-glucanase confer maternal effects on tobacco testa rupture and dormancy release
    Gerhard Leubner-Metzger
    Institut fur Biologie II, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Schänzlestr 1, 79104 Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Planta 215:959-68. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Antisense-transformation reveals novel roles for class I beta-1,3-glucanase in tobacco seed after-ripening and photodormancy
    G Leubner-Metzger
    Friedrich Miescher Institute, Maulbeerstrasse 66, CH 4058 Basel, Switzerland
    J Exp Bot 52:1753-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Brassinosteroids and gibberellins promote tobacco seed germination by distinct pathways
    G Leubner-Metzger
    Institut fur Biologie II, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta 213:758-63. 2001
  4. pmc Members of the gibberellin receptor gene family GID1 (GIBBERELLIN INSENSITIVE DWARF1) play distinct roles during Lepidium sativum and Arabidopsis thaliana seed germination
    Antje Voegele
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, Albert Ludwigs University, Biology II, Schänzlestr 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Exp Bot 62:5131-47. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Cross-species approaches to seed dormancy and germination: conservation and biodiversity of ABA-regulated mechanisms and the Brassicaceae DOG1 genes
    Kai Graeber
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 73:67-87. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The NADPH-oxidase AtrbohB plays a role in Arabidopsis seed after-ripening
    Kerstin Muller
    Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    New Phytol 184:885-97. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Myrigalone A inhibits Lepidium sativum seed germination by interference with gibberellin metabolism and apoplastic superoxide production required for embryo extension growth and endosperm rupture
    Krystyna Oracz
    University of Freiburg, Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell Physiol 53:81-95. 2012
  8. pmc Peroxidases identified in a subtractive cDNA library approach show tissue-specific transcript abundance and enzyme activity during seed germination of Lepidium sativum
    Ada Linkies
    University of Freiburg, Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Schanzlestrasse 1, Freiburg, Germany
    J Exp Bot 61:491-502. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Beyond gibberellins and abscisic acid: how ethylene and jasmonates control seed germination
    Ada Linkies
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell Rep 31:253-70. 2012
  10. doi request reprint First off the mark: early seed germination
    Karin Weitbrecht
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Exp Bot 62:3289-309. 2011

Collaborators

  • William E Finch-Savage
  • Elwira Sliwinska
  • Dominique Job
  • Miguel Angel Torres
  • F Meins
  • Uwe Fischer
  • Ada Linkies
  • Wim J J Soppe
  • Kerstin Muller
  • Antje Voegele
  • Kai Graeber
  • Sonja Rentzsch
  • Krystyna Oracz
  • Karin Weitbrecht
  • Birgit Kucera
  • Katrin Hermann
  • Bertram Manz
  • Bernhard Grimmig
  • Veronika Turecková
  • Danuse Tarkowska
  • Miroslav Strnad
  • Dominique Jacquemoud
  • Madeleine Imbeck
  • Terezie Urbanová
  • Kazumi Nakabayashi
  • Dagmara Podzimska
  • Emma Miatton
  • Anita Rott
  • Andrea Wunchova
  • Maya Belghazi
  • Claudette Job
  • Anna Catharina Carstens
  • Ivana Machackova
  • Peter Dobrev
  • Barbara Hess
  • Bedrich Pesek
  • Juliane Meinhard
  • Stefanie Tintelnot
  • Frank Volke
  • Rüdiger Hain
  • Christian Langebartels
  • Regina Vögeli-Lange
  • Josep Penuelas
  • Eckard Wellmann
  • Bernd Heidenreich
  • Maria N Gonzalez-Perez
  • Dieter Ernst
  • Heinrich Sandermann

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Seed after-ripening and over-expression of class I beta-1,3-glucanase confer maternal effects on tobacco testa rupture and dormancy release
    Gerhard Leubner-Metzger
    Institut fur Biologie II, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Schänzlestr 1, 79104 Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Planta 215:959-68. 2002
    ..The importance of GA-signaling and testa characteristics appear to be a common feature during the after-ripening-mediated release of coat-imposed dormancy in endospermic and non-endospermic seeds...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antisense-transformation reveals novel roles for class I beta-1,3-glucanase in tobacco seed after-ripening and photodormancy
    G Leubner-Metzger
    Friedrich Miescher Institute, Maulbeerstrasse 66, CH 4058 Basel, Switzerland
    J Exp Bot 52:1753-9. 2001
    ..It is proposed that betaGLU I expression in the dry seed contributes to the after-ripening-mediated release of seed dormancy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brassinosteroids and gibberellins promote tobacco seed germination by distinct pathways
    G Leubner-Metzger
    Institut fur Biologie II, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta 213:758-63. 2001
    ..It is proposed that BRs promote seed germination by directly enhancing the growth potential of the emerging embryo in a GA- and betaGLU I-independent manner...
  4. pmc Members of the gibberellin receptor gene family GID1 (GIBBERELLIN INSENSITIVE DWARF1) play distinct roles during Lepidium sativum and Arabidopsis thaliana seed germination
    Antje Voegele
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, Albert Ludwigs University, Biology II, Schänzlestr 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Exp Bot 62:5131-47. 2011
    ..The GID1ac and GID1b pathways seem to fulfil distinct regulatory roles during Brassicaceae seed germination and seem to control their downstream targets distinctly...
  5. doi request reprint Cross-species approaches to seed dormancy and germination: conservation and biodiversity of ABA-regulated mechanisms and the Brassicaceae DOG1 genes
    Kai Graeber
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 73:67-87. 2010
    ..Other species of the monophyletic genus Lepidium showed coat or embryo dormancy and are therefore highly suited for comparative seed biology...
  6. doi request reprint The NADPH-oxidase AtrbohB plays a role in Arabidopsis seed after-ripening
    Kerstin Muller
    Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    New Phytol 184:885-97. 2009
    ..Alternative splicing could be a general mechanism in after-ripening: by altered processing of stored pre-mRNAs seeds could react quickly to environmental changes...
  7. doi request reprint Myrigalone A inhibits Lepidium sativum seed germination by interference with gibberellin metabolism and apoplastic superoxide production required for embryo extension growth and endosperm rupture
    Krystyna Oracz
    University of Freiburg, Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell Physiol 53:81-95. 2012
    ..MyA negatively affected both of these processes and acted as a scavenger of apoplastic reactive oxygen species. We propose that MyA is an allelochemical with a novel mode of action on seed germination...
  8. pmc Peroxidases identified in a subtractive cDNA library approach show tissue-specific transcript abundance and enzyme activity during seed germination of Lepidium sativum
    Ada Linkies
    University of Freiburg, Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Schanzlestrasse 1, Freiburg, Germany
    J Exp Bot 61:491-502. 2010
    ..Peroxidase activity, and particularly its regulation by ABA, also differed between radicles and micropylar endosperm caps. Possible implications of this tissue-specificity are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Beyond gibberellins and abscisic acid: how ethylene and jasmonates control seed germination
    Ada Linkies
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell Rep 31:253-70. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint First off the mark: early seed germination
    Karin Weitbrecht
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Exp Bot 62:3289-309. 2011
    ..Early seed germination thereby contributes to seed and seedling performance important for plant establishment in the natural and agricultural ecosystem...
  11. doi request reprint Dose- and tissue-specific interaction of monoterpenes with the gibberellin-mediated release of potato tuber bud dormancy, sprout growth and induction of α-amylases and β-amylases
    Sonja Rentzsch
    Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Albert Ludwigs University, Schänzlestr 1, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta 235:137-51. 2012
    ..Different monoterpenes therefore may have specific targets for their interaction with hormone signalling pathways...
  12. doi request reprint Molecular mechanisms of seed dormancy
    Kai Graeber
    University of Freiburg, Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell Environ 35:1769-86. 2012
    ..Finally, expected future directions in seed dormancy research are considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid and abscisic acid during the germination of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.): a comparative study of fruits and seeds
    Katrin Hermann
    Institute of Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Faculty of Biology, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, D 79104 Freiburg i Br, Germany
    J Exp Bot 58:3047-60. 2007
    ..Sugar beet radicle emergence appears to be controlled by the pericarp, by ABA and ACC leaching, and by an ABA-ethylene antagonism that affects ACC biosynthesis and ACO gene expression...
  14. doi request reprint Proteomics reveal tissue-specific features of the cress (Lepidium sativum L.) endosperm cap proteome and its hormone-induced changes during seed germination
    Kerstin Muller
    Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Proteomics 10:406-16. 2010
    ..This strongly suggests that the cress endosperm cap is not a storage tissue as the cereal endosperm but a metabolically very active tissue regulating the rate of radicle protrusion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endosperm-limited Brassicaceae seed germination: abscisic acid inhibits embryo-induced endosperm weakening of Lepidium sativum (cress) and endosperm rupture of cress and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Kerstin Muller
    Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, D 79104 Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:864-77. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint beta-1,3-Glucanase gene expression in low-hydrated seeds as a mechanism for dormancy release during tobacco after-ripening
    Gerhard Leubner-Metzger
    Institut für Biologie II Botanik Pflanzenphysiologie, Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, D 79104 Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Plant J 41:133-45. 2005
    ..De novo gene expression is therefore proposed to be a novel molecular mechanism for the release of coat-imposed dormancy during oilseed after-ripening...
  17. doi request reprint The evolution of seeds
    Ada Linkies
    Botany Plant Physiology, Institute for Biology II, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    New Phytol 186:817-31. 2010
    ..In many cases, a special distinction is made between angiosperm and gymnosperm seeds. Finally, we make some recommendations for future research in seed biology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ozone-induced gene expression occurs via ethylene-dependent and -independent signalling
    Bernhard Grimmig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 51:599-607. 2003
    ....
  19. pmc Distinct ultraviolet-signaling pathways in bean leaves. DNA damage is associated with beta-1,3-glucanase gene induction, but not with flavonoid formation
    Birgit Kucera
    Institut fur Biologie II, Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg, Schanzlestrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Physiol 133:1445-52. 2003
    ..UV induction of the flavonoid pathway shows no correlation with DNA damage and thus should be mediated via a different signal transduction pathway...
  20. ncbi request reprint Seed dormancy and the control of germination
    William E Finch-Savage
    Warwick HRI, Warwick University, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    New Phytol 171:501-23. 2006
    ..We argue that adaptation has taken place on a theme rather than via fundamentally different paths and identify similarities underlying the extensive diversity in the dormancy response to the environment that controls germination...
  21. pmc Water uptake and distribution in germinating tobacco seeds investigated in vivo by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
    Bertram Manz
    Fraunhofer Institut für Biomedizinische Technik, Arbeitsgruppe Magnetische Resonanz, D 66386 St Ingbert, Germany
    Plant Physiol 138:1538-51. 2005
    ..Our results support the proposal that different seed tissues and organs hydrate at different extents and that the micropylar endosperm region of tobacco acts as a water reservoir for the embryo...