Beat B Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi The toxicity of chemical pollutants in dynamic natural systems: the challenge of integrating environmental factors and biological complexity
    Beat B Fischer
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, CH 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Sci Total Environ 449:253-9. 2013
  2. pmc SINGLET OXYGEN RESISTANT 1 links reactive electrophile signaling to singlet oxygen acclimation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1302-11. 2012
  3. doi Multiple stressor effects of predation by rotifers and herbicide pollution on different Chlamydomonas strains and potential impacts on population dynamics
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:2832-40. 2012
  4. pmc Characterization of singlet oxygen-accumulating mutants isolated in a screen for altered oxidative stress response in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 3102, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 10:279. 2010
  5. doi Multiple stressor effects of high light irradiance and photosynthetic herbicides on growth and survival of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Eawag, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, CH 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:2211-9. 2010
  6. doi Function and regulation of the glutathione peroxidase homologous gene GPXH/GPX5 in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Plant Mol Biol 71:569-83. 2009
  7. ncbi The glutathione peroxidase homologous gene Gpxh in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is upregulated by singlet oxygen produced in photosystem II
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Uberlandstr 133, Dubendorf 8600, Switzerland
    Planta 223:583-90. 2006
  8. ncbi Role of singlet oxygen in chloroplast to nucleus retrograde signaling in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600, Dubendorf, Switzerland
    FEBS Lett 581:5555-60. 2007
  9. ncbi Growth condition-dependent sensitivity, photodamage and stress response of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii exposed to high light conditions
    Beat B Fischer
    Eawag, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:1135-45. 2006
  10. ncbi The role of Yap1p and Skn7p-mediated oxidative stress response in the defence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae against singlet oxygen
    Katrin Brombacher
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Yeast 23:741-50. 2006

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi The toxicity of chemical pollutants in dynamic natural systems: the challenge of integrating environmental factors and biological complexity
    Beat B Fischer
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, CH 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Sci Total Environ 449:253-9. 2013
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  2. pmc SINGLET OXYGEN RESISTANT 1 links reactive electrophile signaling to singlet oxygen acclimation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1302-11. 2012
    ..RES can be formed after singlet oxygen-induced lipid peroxidation, indicating that RES-stimulated and SOR1-mediated responses of detoxification genes are part of the singlet oxygen-induced acclimation process in C. reinhardtii...
  3. doi Multiple stressor effects of predation by rotifers and herbicide pollution on different Chlamydomonas strains and potential impacts on population dynamics
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:2832-40. 2012
    ..This shows that predation stress can have adverse effects on the toxicity of chemical pollutants to microalgae on the organism and population levels...
  4. pmc Characterization of singlet oxygen-accumulating mutants isolated in a screen for altered oxidative stress response in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 3102, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 10:279. 2010
    ..To investigate components affecting singlet oxygen signaling in C. reinhardtii, a mutant screen was performed...
  5. doi Multiple stressor effects of high light irradiance and photosynthetic herbicides on growth and survival of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Eawag, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, CH 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:2211-9. 2010
    ..These protection mechanisms can affect growth and viability under increased light conditions and also might influence the toxicity of the photosynthetic herbicides...
  6. doi Function and regulation of the glutathione peroxidase homologous gene GPXH/GPX5 in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Plant Mol Biol 71:569-83. 2009
    ..Instead, it rather seems to be another member of the large group of TGAC-transcription factor binding sites found to be involved in the response of different genes to oxidative stress...
  7. ncbi The glutathione peroxidase homologous gene Gpxh in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is upregulated by singlet oxygen produced in photosystem II
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Uberlandstr 133, Dubendorf 8600, Switzerland
    Planta 223:583-90. 2006
    ..This indicates that the Gpxh expression is induced by 1O2 under environment conditions causing photoinhibition...
  8. ncbi Role of singlet oxygen in chloroplast to nucleus retrograde signaling in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600, Dubendorf, Switzerland
    FEBS Lett 581:5555-60. 2007
    ..This indicates that singlet oxygen can stimulate a response farther from its production site than generally believed...
  9. ncbi Growth condition-dependent sensitivity, photodamage and stress response of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii exposed to high light conditions
    Beat B Fischer
    Eawag, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:1135-45. 2006
    ..This suggests that the production of ATP by mitochondrial acetate respiration protects the cells from the deleterious effects of high light stress, presumably by providing energy for an effective defense...
  10. ncbi The role of Yap1p and Skn7p-mediated oxidative stress response in the defence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae against singlet oxygen
    Katrin Brombacher
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Yeast 23:741-50. 2006
    ..Similarities in the genetic responses against singlet oxygen and hydroperoxides suggest an overlap in the oxidative stress response against these reactive oxygen species...
  11. doi Production, detection, and signaling of singlet oxygen in photosynthetic organisms
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Antioxid Redox Signal 18:2145-62. 2013
    ..Thus, due to this dual role of (1)O(2), its production and detoxification have to be strictly controlled...
  12. doi Sensing and responding to excess light
    Zhirong Li
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 60:239-60. 2009
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  13. pmc The peroxiredoxin and glutathione peroxidase families in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Régine Dayer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Ueberlandstrasse 133, CH 8600, Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Genetics 179:41-57. 2008
    ..The data are discussed in view of recent results suggesting that these enzymes are important scavengers of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) but also play a role in ROS signaling...
  14. ncbi Photosensitizers neutral red (type I) and rose bengal (type II) cause light-dependent toxicity in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and induce the Gpxh gene via increased singlet oxygen formation
    Beat B Fischer
    Department of Environmental Microbiology and Molecular Ecotoxicology, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6307-13. 2004
    ..However, none of the 102 quenchers could reduce the light-dependent toxicity of NR in C. reinhardtii, indicating that NR has a different mode of toxic action than RB...
  15. pmc Transcriptomics in ecotoxicology
    Kristin Schirmer
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Uberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Anal Bioanal Chem 397:917-23. 2010
    ..This in turn allows one to deduce how organisms respond to changes in the external environment. In this article we explore how transcriptomics is currently applied in ecotoxicology and highlight challenges and trends...