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Unit of Plant Molecular Cell Biology

Head of Unit
Prof. Dr. Ralph Panstruga
Institute for Biology I
Unit of Plant Molecular Cell Biology
Worringerweg 1
52056 Aachen
Tel. +49 (0)241 80 26655
Fax +49 (0)241 80 22637
e-mail: panstruga@bio1.rwth-aachen.de

Building (5)42A, room 211 (map) (directions)

Office hours (student issues):
Thursdays 14:00 h-15:00 h

Office hours secretariat (Ms. Katrin Wysgol):
Monday, Thursday 7:30 h-10:30 h
Tuesday, Wednesday 11:15-14:30
Friday 11:15-13:30
Tel. + 49 (0)241 80 26633


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Latest publications:

Saur I. M. L., Bauer S., Kracher B., Lu X.,
Frantzeskakis L., Müller M. C., Sabelleck B., Kümmel F.,
Panstruga R.,
Maekawa T. and Schulze-Lefert P.
Multiple pairs of allelic MLA immune receptor-powdery
mildew AVRA effectors argue for a direct recognition
eLife 8: e44471 (2019)
(PubMed Abstract)

Pennington H. G., Jones R., Kwon S., Bonciani G.,
Thieron H., Chandler T., Luong P., Morgan S.,
Przydacz M., Bozkurt T. O., Bowden S., Craze M.,
Wallington E., Garnett J., Kwaaitaal M., Panstruga R. *,
Cota E. * and Spanu, P. D. *
The fungal ribonuclease-like effector protein CSEP0064/
BEC1054 represses plant immunity and interferes with
degradation of host ribosomal RNA.
PLoS Pathogens e1007620 (2019)
(PubMed Abstract)
(* co-corresponding authors)
BioRxiv version

Panstruga R. and Kuhn H.
Mutual interplay between phytopathogenic powdery mildew
fungi and other microorganisms.
Molecular Plant Pathology (in press)

Lammertz M., Kuhn H., Pfeilmeier S., Malone J., Zipfel C.,
Kwaaitaal M., Lin N.-C., Kvitko B. H. and Panstruga R.
Widely-conserved attenuation of plant MAMP-induced
calcium influx by bacteria depends on multiple virulence
factors and may involve desensitization of host pattern
recognition receptors.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (in press).

Frantzeskakis L., Kusch S. and Panstruga R.
The need for speed: from one to many speeds of genome
evolution in filamentous phytopathogens.
Molecular Plant Pathology 20: 3-7 (2019).

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Last updated: 12.03.2019