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Min Cao, Matthieu Pierre Platre, Huei-Hsuan Tsai, Ling Zhang, Tatsuya Nobori, Laia Armengot, Yintong Chen, Wenrong He, Lukas Brent, Nuria S. Coll, Joseph R. Ecker, Niko Geldner & Wolfgang Busch. Spatial IMA1 regulation restricts root iron acquisition on MAMP perception, Nature 625,750–759 (2024)


Barbosa ICR, De Bellis D, Flückiger I, Bellani E, Grangé-Guerment M, Hématy K, Geldner N.  Directed growth and fusion of membrane-wall microdomains requires CASP-mediated inhibition and displacement of secretory foci  Nat commun. 2023 Mar 23; 14(1):1626.


Kolbeck A, Marhavý P, De Bellis D, Li B, Kamiya T, Fujiwara T, Kalmbach L, Geldner N.. CASP microdomain formation requires cross cell wall stabilization of domains and non-cell autonomous action of LOTR1.  Elife. 2022 Jan 14. PMID: 35029147

Hématy K, De Bellis D, Wang X, Mähönen AP, Geldner N. Analysis of exocyst function in endodermis reveals its widespread contribution and specificity of action.  Plant Physiol. 2022 Jan 31. PMID: 35099565



Ursache R, Fujita S, Dénervaud Tendon V, Geldner N. Combined fluorescent seed selection and multiplex CRISPR/Cas9 assembly for fast generation of multiple Arabidopsis mutants.  Plant Methods. . 2021 Oct 30. PMID: 34717688

Ursache R, De Jesus Vieira Teixeira C, Dénervaud Tendon V, Gully K, De Bellis D, Schmid-Siegert E, Grube Andersen T, Shekhar V, Calderon S, Pradervand S, Nawrath C, Geldner N, Vermeer JEM. GDSL-domain proteins have key roles in suberin polymerization and degradation.  Nat Plants. . 2021 Mar 7. PMID: 33686223

Emonet A, Zhou F, Vacheron J, Heiman CM, Dénervaud Tendon V, Ma KW, Schulze-Lefert P, Keel C, Geldner N. Spatially Restricted Immune Responses Are Required for Maintaining Root Meristematic Activity upon Detection of Bacteria.  Curr Biol.. 2021 Mar 8. PMID: 33508217



Rojas-Murcia N, Hématy K, Lee Y, Emonet A, Ursache R, Fujita S, De Bellis D, Geldner N. High-order mutants reveal an essential requirement for peroxidases but not laccases in Casparian strip lignification  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Nov 17. PMID: 33139576

Fujita S, De Bellis D, Edel KH, Köster P, Andersen TG, Schmid-Siegert E, Dénervaud Tendon V, Pfister A, Marhavý P, Ursache R, Doblas VG, Barberon M, Daraspe J, Creff A, Ingram G, Kudla J, Geldner N. SCHENGEN receptor module drives localized ROS production and lignification in plant roots.  Embo J. .2020 March 18. PMID:32187732

Zhou F, Emonet A, Dénervaud Tendon V, Marhavy P, Wu D, Lahaye T, Geldner N. Co-incidence of Damage and Microbial Patterns Controls Localized Immune Responses in Roots.  Cell. 2020 Feb 6. PMID:32032516

Doll NM, Royek S, Fujita S, Okuda S, Chamot S, Stintzi A, Widiez T, Hothorn M, Schaller A, Geldner N., Ingram G. A two-way molecular dialogue between embryo and endosperm is required for seed development.  Science. 2020 Jan 24. PMID:31974252

Okuda S, Fujita S, Moretti A, Hohmann U, Doblas VG, Ma Y, Pfister A, Brandt B, Geldner N., Hothorn M. Molecular mechanism for the recognition of sequence-divergent CIF peptides by the plant receptor kinases GSO1/SGN3 and GSO2. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Feb 4. Epub 2020 Jan 21. PMID:31964818



Holbein J, Franke RB, Marhavý P, Fujita S, Górecka M, Sobczak M, Geldner N, Schreiber L, Grundler FMW, Siddique S. Root endodermal barrier system contributes to defence against plant-parasitic cyst and root-knot nematodes. Plant J. 2019 Oct. Epub 2019 Sep 3. PMID:31322300

Marhavý P, Kurenda A, Siddique S, Dénervaud Tendon V, Zhou F, Holbein J, Hasan MS, Grundler FM, Farmer EE, Geldner N. Single-cell damage elicits regional, nematode-restricting ethylene responses in roots. EMBO J. 2019 May 15. Epub 2019 May 6. PMID:31061171



Andersen TG, Naseer S, Ursache R, Wybouw B, Smet W, De Rybel B, Vermeer JEM, Geldner N. Diffusible repression of cytokinin signalling produces endodermal symmetry and passage cells. Nature. 2018 Mar 22. Epub 2018 Mar 14. PMID:29539635

Ursache R, Andersen TG, Marhavý P, Geldner N. A protocol for combining fluorescent proteins with histological stains for diverse cell wall components.Plant J. 2018 Jan. PMID:29171896



Kalmbach L, Hématy K, De Bellis D, Barberon M, Fujita S, Ursache R, Daraspe J, Geldner N. Transient cell-specific EXO70A1 activity in the CASP domain and Casparian strip localization. Nat Plants. 2017 Apr 24.  PMID:28436943

Doblas VG, Smakowska-Luzan E, Fujita S, Alassimone J, Barberon M, Madalinski M, Belkhadir Y, Geldner N. Root diffusion barrier control by a vasculature-derived peptide binding to the SGN3 receptor. Science. 2017 Jan 20.  PMID:28104888



Alassimone J, Fujita S, Doblas VG, van Dop M, Barberon M, Kalmbach L, Vermeer JE, Rojas-Murcia N, Santuari L, Hardtke CS, Geldner N. Polarly localized kinase SGN1 is required for Casparian strip integrity and positioning. Nat Plants. 2016 Jul 25. PMID:27455051

Barberon M, Vermeer JE, De Bellis D, Wang P, Naseer S, Andersen TG, Humbel BM, Nawrath C, Takano J, Salt DE and Geldner N. Adaptation of Root Function by Nutrient-Induced Plasticity of Endodermal Differentiation. Cell. 2016 Jan 28. PMID:26777403



Martins S, Dohmann EM, Cayrel A, Johnson A, Fischer W3 Pojer F, Satiat-Jeunemaître B, Jaillais Y, Chory J, Geldner N, Vert G. Internalization and vacuolar targeting of the brassinosteroid hormone receptor BRI1 are regulated by ubiquitination.  Nat Commun. 2015 Jan 21.PMID:25608221



Pfister A, Barberon M, Alassimone J, Kalmbach L, Vermeer JE, Yamazaki M, Li G, Maurel C, Takano J, Kamiya T, Salt DE, Ropplo D, Geldner N. A receptor-like kinase mutant with absent endodermal diffusion barrier displays selective nutrient homeostasis defects. Elife. 2014 Sep 16.

Vermeer JE, von Wangenheim D, Barberon M, Lee Y, Stelzer EH, Maizel A, Geldner NA spatial accommodation by neighboring cells is required for organ initiation in Arabidopsis.  Science. 2014 Jan 10.



Hosmani PS, Kamiya T, Danku J, Naseer S, Geldner N, Guerinot ML, Salt DE. Dirigent domain-containing protein is part of the machinery required for formation of the lignin-based Casparian strip in the root. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug. PMID: 23940370.

Lee Y, Rubio MC, Alassimone J, Geldner NA mechanism for localized lignin deposition in the endodermis. Cell. 2013 Apr 11. PMID: 23541512.



Weimer AK, Nowack MK, Bouyer D, Zhao X, Harashima H, Naseer S, De Winter F, Dissmeyer N, Geldner N, Schnittger A. Retinoblastoma related1 regulates asymmetric cell divisions in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2012 Oct;24. PMID: 23104828

Alejandro S, Lee Y, Tohge T, Sudre D, Osorio S, Park J, Bovet L, Lee Y, Geldner N, Fernie AR, Martinoia E. AtABCG29 is a monolignol transporter involved in lignin biosynthesis. Curr Biol. 2012 Jul 10.. PMID: 22704988.

Naseer S, Lee Y, Lapierre C, Franke R, Nawrath C, Geldner N.Casparian strip diffusion barrier in Arabidopsis is made of a lignin polymer without suberin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jun 19.. PMID: 22665765

Lu YJ, Schornack S, Spallek T, Geldner N, Chory J, Schellmann S, Schumacher K, Kamoun S, Robatzek S. Patterns of plant subcellular responses to successful oomycete infections reveal differences in host cell reprogramming and endocytic trafficking. Cell Microbiol. 2012 May;14. PMID: 22233428.



Richter S, Müller LM, Stierhof YD, Mayer U, Takada N, Kost B, Vieten A, Geldner N, Koncz C, Jürgens G. Polarized cell growth in Arabidopsis requires endosomal recycling mediated by GBF1-related ARF exchange factors. Nat Cell Biol. 2011 Dec 4. PMID: 22138577.

Roppolo D, De Rybel B, Denervaud Tendon V, Pfister A, Alassimone J, Vermeer JE, Yamazaki M, Stierhof YD, Beeckman T, Geldner N. A novel protein family mediates Casparian strip formation in the endodermis. Nature. 2011 May 19. PMID: 21593871.



Alassimone J, Naseer S, Geldner NA developmental framework for endodermal differentiation and polarity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Mar 16.  PMID: 20142472.



Geldner N, Denervaud Tendon V, Hyman DL, Mayer U, Stierhof YD, Chory J. Rapid, combinatorial analysis of membrane compartments in intact plants with a multi-color marker set. Plant J. 2009 Jul;59(1):169-78. PMID: 19309456.



Dhonukshe P, Tanaka H, Goh T, Ebine K, Mähönen AP, Prasad K, Blilou I, Geldner N, Xu J, Uemura T, Chory J, Ueda T, Nakano A, Scheres B, Friml J. Generation of cell polarity in plants links endocytosis, auxin distribution and cell fate decisions. Nature. 2008 Dec 18;456(7224):962-6. PMID: 18953331.



Richter S, Geldner N, Schrader J, Wolters H, Stierhof YD, Rios G, Koncz C, Robinson DG, Jürgens G. Functional diversification of closely related ARF-GEFs in protein secretion and recycling. Nature. 2007 Jul 26;448(7152):488-92. PMID: 17653190.

Geldner N, Hyman DL, Wang X, Schumacher K, Chory J.  Endosomal signaling of plant steroid receptor kinase BRI1. Genes Dev. 2007 Jul 1;21(13):1598-602. 17578906.