i Publications (since 1999)
  1. Peterhansel C, Niessen M, Kebeish RM (2008) Metabolic engineering towards the enhancement of photosynthesis. Photochemistry and Photobiology, DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-1097.2008.00427.x. [pdf]

  2. Offermann S, Dreesen B, Horst I, Danker T, Jaskiewicz M, Peterhansel C (2008) Developmental and environmental signals induce distinct histone acetylation profiles on distal and proximal promoter elements of the C4-Pepc gene in maize. Genetics, 179, 1891–1901. [pdf]

  3. Danker T, Dreesen B, Offermann S, Horst I, Peterhänsel C (2008) Trimethylation of histone H3 lysine 4 is associated with cell type specificity but not promoter activity of photosynthetic genes in maize. The Plant Journal, 53, 465-474. [pdf]

  4. Haring M, Offermann S, Danker T, Horst I, Peterhaensel C, Stam M (2007) Chromatin immunoprecipitation: Quantitative analysis and data normalization. Plant Methods, 3: 11 [pdf]

  5. Kreuzaler F, Peterhansel C, Hirsch HJ (2007) Higher plants as bioreactors. Gene technology with C3-type plants to optimize CO2 fixation for production of biomass and bio-energy. In Bioengineering in Cell and Tissue Research, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-75408-4 [link]

  6. Niessen M, Thiruveedhi K, Rosenkranz R, Kebeish R, Hirsch HJ, Kreuzaler F, and Peterhänsel C (2007) Mitochondrial glycolate oxidation contributes to photorespiration in higher plants. Journal of Experimental Botany, 58: 2709-2715. [pdf]

  7. Peterhansel C, Kreuzaler F (2007) Overexpression of C4 pathway genes in the C3 dicots potato, tobacco, and Arabidopsis: Experiences and future challenges. In Charting New Pathways to C4 rice. World Scientific Publishing, UK, ISBN: 978-981-270-951-6 [link]

  8. Grasser M, Christensen JM, Peterhansel C, Grasser KD (2007) Basic and acidic regions flanking the HMG-box domain of maize HMGB1 and HMGB5 modulate the stimulatory effect on the DNA binding of transcription factor Dof2. Biochemistry, 46: 6375-6382. [pdf]

  9. Kebeish R, Niessen M, Thiruveedhi K, Bari R, Hirsch HJ, Rosenkranz R, Stabler N, Schonfeld B, Kreuzaler F, Peterhansel C (2007) Chloroplastic photorespiratory bypass increases photosynthesis and biomass production in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature Biotechnology, 25: 593-599. [pdf]
    - n&v article by Richard Leegood [pdf]
    - feature in "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" [pdf]
    - Research focus in Trends in Biotechnology [pdf]

  10. Cavalar M, Phlippen Y, Kreuzaler F, Peterhansel C (2007) A drastic reduction in DOF1 transcript levels does not affect C4-specific gene expression in maize. Journal of Plant Physiology, 164, 1665-1674. [pdf]

  11. Peterhansel C, Weier D, Lahaye T (2006) Non-radioactive Northern and Southern analysis from plant samples. In E Hilario, JF Mackay, eds, DNA Analysis by Nonradioactive Probes: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition. Humana Press, Totowa, USA, ISBN:1-58829-430-7.

  12. Offermann S, Danker T, Dreymuller D, Kalamajka R, Topsch S, Weyand K, Peterhansel, C (2006) Illumination is necessary and sufficient to induce histone acetylation independent of transcriptional activity at the C4-specific phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase promoter in maize. Plant Physiology, 141: 1078-1088. [pdf]

  13. Peterhansel C, and Lahaye T (2005) Be fruitful and multiply: Gene amplification inducing pathogen resistance. Trends in Plant Science, 10: 257-260. [pdf]

  14. Bari R, Kebeish RM, Kalamajka R, Rademacher T, Kreuzaler F, Peterhansel C (2004) A glycolate dehydrogenase in the mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany, 397: 623-630. [pdf]

  15. Peschen D, Li HP, Fischer R, Kreuzaler F, Liao YC (2004) Fusion proteins comprising a Fusarium-specific antibody linked to antifungal peptides protect plants against a fungal pathogen. Nature Biotechnology, 22:732-738. [pdf]

  16. Kalamajka R, Hahnen S, Cavalar M, Töpsch S, Weier D, Peterhansel C (2003) Restriction accessibility in isolated nuclei reveals light-induced chromatin reorganization at the PEPC promoter in maize. Plant Molecular Biology, 52: 669-678. [pdf]

  17. Cavalar M, Moller C, Offermann S, Krohn NM, Grasser KD, Peterhansel C (2003) The interaction of DOF transcription factors with nucleosomes depends on the positioning of the binding site and is facilitated by maize HMGB5. Biochemistry, 42: 2149-2157. [pdf]

  18. Hahnen S, Joeris T, Kreuzaler F, Peterhansel C (2003) Quantification of photosynthetic gene expression in maize C3 and C4 tissues by Real-Time PCR. Photosynthesis Research, 75: 183-192. [pdf]

  19. Hahnen S, Offermann S, Miedl B, Ruger B, Peterhansel C (2002) Automated DNA preparation from maize tissues and food samples suitable for Real-Time PCR detection of native genes. European Food Research and Technology, 215: 443-446.[pdf]

  20. Hahnen S, Hofmann K, Rüger B, Peterhansel C (2002) DNA preparation from plant tissues with the Magnapure LC system. Biomedical Engineering (Appl Basis Comm), 14: 97-99.

  21. Rademacher T, Hausler RE, Hirsch HJ, Zhang L, Lipka V, Weier D, Kreuzaler F, Peterhansel C (2002) An engineered phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase redirects carbon and nitrogen flow in transgenic potato. Plant Journal, 32: 25-39. [pdf]

  22. Hausler RE, Kreuzaler F, Hirsch HJ, Peterhansel C (2002) Overexpression of C4-cycle enzymes in transgenic C3-plants: A biotechnological approach to improve C3-photosynthesis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 53: 591-607. [pdf]

  23. Collins NC, Lahaye T, Peterhaensel C, Freialdenhoven A, Corbitt M, Schulze-Lefert P (2001) Sequence haplotypes revealed by sequence-tagged site fine mapping of the Ror1 gene in the centromeric region of barley chromosome 1H. Plant Physiology 125: 1236-1247.

  24. Hobson PD, Salgueiro S, Steele S, Pastori G, Parry MAJ, Kreuzaler F, Rademacher T, Leegood RC and Lea PJ (2000) Genetic manipulation of photosynthetic CO2 assimilation in wheat. Plant Physiology & Biochemistry, 38: s107.

  25. Lipka V, Häusler RE, Rademacher T, Li J, Hirsch HJ and Kreuzaler F (1999). Solanum tuberosum double transgenic expressing phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase and NADP-malic enzyme display reduced electron requirement for CO2 fixation. Plant Science, 144: 93-105. [pdf]

  26. Häusler RE, Kleines M, Uhrig H, Hirsch HJ and Smets H (1999) Overexpression of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase from Corynebacterium glutamicum lowers the CO2 compensation point (Gamma*) and enhances dark and light respiration in transgenic potato. Journal of Experimental Botany, 50: 1231-1242. [pdf]