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Original articles

70. Kusch S., Frantzeskakis L., Thieron H. and Panstruga R. in press.
Small RNAs from cereal powdery mildew pathogens may target host plant genes.
Fungal Biology (in press).

69. Frantzeskakis L., Kracher B., Kusch S., Yoshikawa-Maekawa M., Bauer S., Pedersen C., Spanu P. D., Maekawa T., Schulze-Lefert P. and Panstruga R. 2018.
Signatures of host specialization and a recent transposable element burst in the dynamic one-speed genome of the fungal barley powdery mildew pathogen.
BMC Genomics 19: 381.
(PubMed Abstract)
BioRxiv version

68. Cui F., Wu H., Safronov O., Zhang P., Kumar R., Kollist H., Salojärvi J., Panstruga R. and Overmeyer, K. 2018.
Arabidopsis MLO2 is a negative regulator of sensitivity to extracellular reactive oxygen species.
Plant Cell and Environment 41: 782-796.
(PubMed Abstract)

67. Wu H., Kwaaitaal M., Strugala R., Schaffrath U., Bednarek P. and Panstruga, R. 2017.
Chemical suppressors of mlo-mediated powdery mildew resistance.
Bioscience Reports (in press).
(PubMed Abstract)

66. Acevedo-Garcia J., Gruner K., Reinstädler A., Kemen A., Kemen E., Cao L., Takken F. W. L., Reitz M. U.,
Schäfer P., O´Connell R. J., Kusch S., Kuhn, H. and
Panstruga, R. 2017.
The powdery mildew-resistant Arabidopsis mlo2 mlo6 mlo12 triple mutant displays altered infection phenotypes with diverse types of phytopathogens.
Scientific Reports 7: 9319.
(PubMed Abstract)

65. Kuhn H., Lorek J., Kwaaitaal M., Consonni C., Becker K., Micali C., Ver Loren van Themaat E., Bednarek P., Raymaakers T. M., Appiano M., Bai Y., Meldau D., Baum S., Conrath C., Feussner I. and Panstruga, R. 2017.
Key components of different plant defense pathways are dispensable for powdery mildew resistance of the Arabidopsis mlo2 mlo6 mlo12 triple mutant.
Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1006.
(PubMed Abstract)

64. Acevedo-Garcia J., Spencer D., Thieron H., Reinstädler A., Hammond-Kosack K., Phillips A. L. and Panstruga R. 2017.

mlo-based powdery mildew resistance in hexaploid bread wheat generated by a non-transgenic TILLING approach.
Plant Biotechnology Journal 15: 367-378.
(PubMed Abstract)

63. Budhagatapalli N., Schedel S., Gurushidze M., Pencs S., Hiekel S., Rutten T., Kusch S., Morbitzer R., Lahaye T., Panstruga R., Kumlehn J. and Hensel G. 2016.
A simple test for the cleavage activity of customized endonucleases in plants.
Plant Methods 9: 18.
(PubMed Abstract)

62. Kusch S., Pesch L., and Panstruga R. 2016.
Comprehensive phylogenetic analysis sheds light on the diversity and origin of the MLO family of integral membrane proteins.
Genome Biology & Evolution 8: 878-895.
(PubMed Abstract)

61. Panstruga* R., Baumgarten K. and Bernhagen J. 2015.
Phylogeny and evolution of plant macrophage migration inhibitory factor/D-dopachrome tautomerase-like proteins.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 64.
(PubMed Abstract)
(* corresponding author)

60. Kusch, S., Ahmadinejad, N., Panstruga*, R. and Kuhn, H. 2014.
In silico analysis of the core signaling proteome from the barley powdery mildew pathogen (Blumeria graminis f.sp. hordei).
BMC Genomics 15: 843.
(PubMed Abstract)
(* corresponding author)

59. Maintz J., Cavdar M., Tamborski J., Kwaaitaal, M. Huisman R., Meesters C., Kombrink E. and Panstruga R. 2014.
Comparative analysis of MAMP-induced calcium influx in Arabidopsis seedlings and protoplasts.
Plant & Cell Physiology 55: 1813-1825.
(PubMed Abstract)

58. Weßling R., Epple P. E., Altmann S., He Y., Yang L., Henz S. R., McDonald N., Wiley K., Bader K. C., Gläßer C., Mukhtar M. S., Haigis S., Ghamasari L., Stephens A. E., Ecker J. R., Vidal, M. Jones J. D. G., Mayer K. F. X., Ver Loren van Themaat E., Weigel D., Schulze-Lefert P. Dangl J. L.*, Panstruga R.* and Braun P.* 2014.
Convergent targeting of a common host protein-network by pathogen effectors from three kingdoms of life.
Cell Host & Microbe 16: 364-375.
(PubMed Abstract)
(* co-corresponding authors)

57. Bolger A., Scossa F., Bolger M. E., Lanz C., Maumus F., Tohge T., Quesneville H., Alseekh S., Sørensen I, Lichtenstein G., Fich E. A., Conte M., Keller H., Schneeberger K., Schwacke R., Ofner I., Vrebalov J., Xu Y., Osorio S., Aflitos S. A., Schijlen E., Jiménez-Goméz J. M., Ryngajllo M., Kimura S., Kumar R., Koenig D., Headland L. R., Maloof J. N., Sinha N., van Ham R. C. H. J., Lankhorst R. K., Mao L., Vogel A., Arsova B., Panstruga R., Fei Z., Rose J. K. C., Zamir D., Carrari F., Giovannoni J. J., Weigel D., Usadel B., and Fernie A. R. 2014.
The genome of the  stress tolerant wild tomato species
Solanum pennellii.
Nature Genetics 46: 1034-1038.
(PubMed Abstract)

56. Bidzinski P., Noir S., Shahi S., Reinstädler A., Gratkowska D. M., and Panstruga R. 2014.
Physiological characterization and genetic modifiers of aberrant root thigmomorphogenesis in mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana MILDEW LOCUS O genes.
Plant Cell & Environment 37: 2738-2753.
(PubMed Abstract)

55. Schmidt S. M., Kuhn H., Micali C., Liller C., Kwaaitaal M., and Panstruga R. 2014.
Interaction of a Blumeria graminis f.sp. hordei effector candidate with a barley ARF-GAP suggests vesicle trafficking is a fungal pathogenicity target.
Molecular Plant Pathology 15: 535-549.
(PubMed Abstract)

54. Acevedo-Garcia J., Collins N., Ahmadinejad N., Ma L., Houben A., Bednarek P., Benjdia M., Freialdenhoven A., Altmüller J., Nürnberg P., Reinhardt R., Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R. 2013.
Fine mapping and chromosome walking towards the Ror1 locus in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.).
Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126: 2969-2982.
(PubMed Abstract)

53. Feechan A., Jermakow A. M., Ivancevic A., Godfrey D., Pak H., Panstruga R., and Dry I. B. 2013.
Host cell entry of powdery mildew is correlated with endosomal transport of antagonistically acting VvPEN1 and VvMLO to the papilla.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 26: 1138-1150.
(PubMed Abstract)

52. Lorek J., Griebel T., Jones A. M., Kuhn H. and Panstruga R. 2013.
The role of Arabidopsis heterotrimeric  G-protein subunits in MLO2 function and MAMP-triggered immunity.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 26: 991-1003.
(PubMed Abstract)

51. Pedersen C., Ver Loren van Themaat E., McGuffin L. J., Abbott J. C., Burgis T. A., Barton G., Bindschedler L. V., Lu X., Maekawa T., Weßling R., Cramer R., Thordal-Christensen H., Panstruga R.*, and Spanu P. D.* 2012.
Structure and evolution of barley powdery mildew effector candidates.
BMC Genomics 13: 694.
(PubMed Abstract)
(* co-corresponding authors)

50. Weßling R. and Panstruga R. 2012.
Rapid quantification of plant-powdery mildew interactions by qPCR and conidiospore counts.
Plant Methods 8: 35.
(PubMed Abstract)

49. Kwaaitaal M., Maintz J., Cavdar M., and Panstruga R. 2012.
On the ligand binding profile and desensitization of plant ionotropic glutamate receptor (iGluR)-like channels functioning in MAMP-triggered Ca2+ influx.
Plant Signaling & Behavior 7: 1373-1377.
(PubMed Abstract)

48. O'Connell R. J., Thon M. R., Hacquard S., Ver Loren van Themaat E., Amyotte S. G., Kleemann J., Torres M. F., Damm U., Buiate E. A., Epstein L., Alkan N., Altmüller J., Alvarado-Balderrama L., Bauser C. L., Becker C., Birren B. W., Chen Z., Choi J., Crouch J. A., Duvick J. P., Farman M. L., Gan P., Heiman D., Henrissat B., Howard R. J., Kabbage M., Koch C., Kubo Y., Law A. D., Lebrun M. H., Lee Y.-H., Miyara I., Moore N., Neumann U., Panaccione D. G., Panstruga R., Place M., Proctor R. H., Prusky D., Rech G., Reinhardt R., Rollins J. A., Rounsley S., Schardl C. L., Schwartz D. C., Shenoy N., Shirasu K., Sikhakolli U. R., Stüber K., Sukno S. A., Sweigard J. A., Takano Y., Takahara H., Trail F., van der Does H. C., Voll L. M., Will I., Young S., Zeng Q., Zhang J., Zhou S., Dickman M. B., Schulze-Lefert P., Ma L.-J., Vaillancourt L. J. 2012.
Life-style transitions in plant pathogenic Colletotrichum fungi deciphered by genome and transcriptome analyses.
Nature Genetics 44: 1060-1065.
(PubMed Abstract)

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47. Jiang K., Frick-Cheng A., Trusov Y., Delgado-Cerezo M., Rosenthal D., Lorek J., Panstruga R., Booker F., Botella J., Molina A., Ort D. R., and Jones A. M. 2012.
Dissecting Arabidopsis Gβ signal transduction on the protein surface.
Plant Physiology 159: 975-983.
(PubMed Abstract)

46. Frei di Frey N., Mbengue M., Kwaaitaal M., Nitsch L., Altenbach D., Häweker H., Lonzano-Duran R., Njo M. F., Beeckman T., Huettel B., Borst J. W., Panstruga R., and Robatzek S. 2012.
Plasma membrane calcium ATPases are important components of receptor-mediated signalling in plant immune responses and development.
Plant Physiology 159: 798-809.

(PubMed Abstract)

45. Weßling R., Schmidt S. M., Micali C. O., Knaust F. Reinhardt R., Neumann U., Ver Loren van Themaat E., and Panstruga, R. 2012.
Transcriptome analysis of enriched Golovinomyces orontii haustoria by deep 454 pyrosequencing.
Fungal Genetics & Biology 49: 470-482.
(PubMed Abstract)

44. Klopffleisch K., Phan N., Augustin K., Bayne R. S., Booker K. S., Botella J. R., Carpita N. C., Carr T., Chen J.-G., Cooke T. R., Frick-Cheng A., Friedman E. J., Fulk B., Hahn M. G., Jiang K., Jorda L., Kruppe L., Liu C., Lorek J., McCann M. C., Molina A., Moriyama E. N., Mukhtar M. S., Mudgil Y., Pattathil S., Schwarz J., Seta S., Tan M., Temp U., Trusov Y., Urano D., Welter B., Yang J., Panstruga R.*, Uhrig J. F.*, and Jones A. M.* 2011.
Arabidopsis G-protein interactome reveals connections to cell wall carbohydrates and morphogenesis.
Molecular Systems Biology 7: 532.
(PubMed Abstract)
(* co-corresponding authors)

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43. Kwaaitaal M., Huisman R., Maintz J., Reinstädler A., and Panstruga R. 2011.
Ionotropic glutamate receptor (iGluR)-like channels mediate MAMP-induced calcium influx in Arabidopsis thaliana. Biochemical Journal 440: 355-365.
(PubMed Abstract)
Most cited paper in the Biochemical Journal Knowledge Environment Plant

42. Humphry M., Reinstädler A., Ivanov S., Bisseling T., and Panstruga R. 2011.
Durable broad-spectrum resistance in pea er1 plants is conferred by natural loss-of-function mutations in PsMLO1.
Molecular Plant Pathology
12: 868-876.
(PubMed Abstract)

41. Micali C., Neumann U., Grunewald D., Panstruga R., and O´Connell R. O. 2011.
Biogenesis of a specialized plant-fungal interface during host cell internalization of Golovinomyces orontii haustoria.
Cellular Microbiology 13: 210-226.
(PubMed Abstract)

40. Spanu P. D., Abbott J. C., Amselem J., Burgis T. A., Soanes D. M., Stüber K., Ver Loren van Themaat E., Brown J. K. M., Butcher S. A., Gurr S. J., Lebrun M.-H., Ridout C. J., Schulze-Lefert P., Talbot N. J., Ahmadinejad N., Ametz C., Barton G. R., Benjdia M., Bidzinski P., Bindschedler L. V., Both M., Brewer M. T., Cadle-Davidson L., Cadle-Davidson M. M., Collemare J., Cramer R., Lopez-Ruiz F., Frenkel O., Godfrey D., Harriman J., Hoede C., King B. C., Klages S., Kleemann J., Knoll D., Koti P. S., Kreplak J., Lu X., Maekawa T., Mahanil S., Micali C., Milgroom M. G., Montana G., Noir S., O’Connell R. J., Oberhaensli S., Parlange F., Pedersen C., Quesneville H., Reinhardt R., Rott M., Sacristán S., Schmidt S. M., Schön M., Skamnioti P., Sommer H., Stephens A., Takahara H., Thordal-Christensen H., Vigouroux M., Weßling R., Wicker T., and Panstruga R. 2010.
Genome expansion and gene loss in powdery mildew fungi reveal functional tradeoffs in parasitism.
Science 330: 1543-1546.
(PubMed Abstract)

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   Dodds P. N. 2010.
Genome evolution in plant pathogens.
   Science 330: 1486-1487.

39. Humphry M., Bednarek P., Kemmerling B., Koh S., Stein M, Goebel U., Stüber K., Piślewska-Bednarek M., Lorraine A., Schulze-Lefert P., Somerville S., and Panstruga R. 2010
A regulon conserved in monocot and dicot plants defines a functional module in plant immunity.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 107: 21896-21901.
(PubMed Abstract)

38. Keinath N. F., Kierszniowska S., Lorek J., Bourdais G., Kessler S. A., Asano H., Grossniklaus U., Schulze W., Robatzek S., and Panstruga R. 2010.
PAMP (Pathogen-Associated Molecular Pattern)-induced changes in plasma membrane compartmentalization reveal novel components of plant immunity.
Journal of Biological Chemistry 285: 39140-39149.
(PubMed Abstract)

37. Kessler S. A., Shimosato-Asono H., Keinath N. F., Wuest S. E., Ingram G., Panstruga R., and Grossniklaus U. 2010.
Conserved molecular components for pollen tube reception and fungal invasion.
Science 330: 968-971.
(PubMed Abstract)

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   Govers F., and Angenent G. C. 2010.
Fertility goddesses as Trojan horses.
   Science 330: 922-923.

36. Reinstädler A., Müller J., Czembor J. H., Piffanelli P., and Panstruga R. 2010.
Novel induced mlo mutant alleles in combination with site-directed mutagenesis reveal functionally important domains in the heptahelical barley Mlo protein.
BMC Plant Biology 10: 31.
(PubMed Abstract)

35. Kwaaitaal M., Keinath N. F., Pajonk S., Biskup C., and Panstruga R. 2010.
Combined Bimolecular Fluorescence Complementation (BiFC) and Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) reveals ternary SNARE complex formation in living plant cells.
Plant Physiology 152: 1135-1147.
(PubMed Abstract)

34. Consonni C., Bednarek P., Humphry M., Francocci F., Ferrari S., Harzen A., Ver Loren van Themaat E., and Panstruga R. 2010.
Tryptophan-derived metabolites are required for antifungal defence in the Arabidopsis thaliana mlo2 mutant.
Plant Physiology 152: 1544-1561.
(PubMed Abstract)

33. Yoshimoto K., Jikumaru Y., Kamiya Y., Kusano M., Consonni C., Panstruga R., Ohsumi Y., and Shirasu K. 2009.
Plant autophagy negatively regulates cell death by controlling NPR1-dependent salicylic acid signaling during senescence and innate immune response.
Plant Cell 21: 2914-2927.
(PubMed Abstract)

32. Chen Z. Y.*, Noir S.*, Kwaaitaal M., Hartmann H. A., Wu M. J., Mudgil Y., Sukumar P., Muday G., Panstruga R.#, and Jones A. M. J. 2009.
Two seven-transmembrane domain MLO proteins co-function in root thigmomorphogenesis.
Plant Cell 21: 1972-1991.
(* these authors contributed equally, # corresponding author)
(PubMed Abstract)

31. Bednarek B., Piślewska-Bednarek M., Svatoš A., Schneider B, Doubský J, Mansourova M, Humphry M, Consonni C., Panstruga R., Sanchez-Vallet A., Molina A., Lim M., Somerville S., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2009.
A glucosinolate metabolism pathway in living plant cells mediates broad-spectrum antifungal defense.
323: 101-106.
(PubMed Abstract)

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30. Noir S., Colby T., Harzen A., Schmidt J., and Panstruga R. 2009.
A proteomic analysis of powdery mildew (Blumeria graminis f.sp. hordei) conidiospores.
Molecular Plant Pathology
10: 223-236.
(PubMed Abstract)

29. Feechan A., Jermakow A., Torregrosa L. L., Panstruga R., and Dry I. I. B. 2008.
Identification of grapevine MLO gene candidates involved in susceptibility to powdery mildew.
Functional Plant Biology 35: 1255-1266.

28. Pajonk S., Kwon C., Clemens N., Panstruga R., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2008.
Activity determinants and functional specialization of Arabidopsis PEN1 syntaxin in innate immunity.
Journal of Biological Chemistry 283: 26974-26984.
(PubMed Abstract)

27. Kwon C., Neu C., Pajonk S., Yun H. S., Lipka U., Humphry M. E., Bau S., Straus M., Rampelt H., El Kasmi F., Jürgens G., Parker J., Panstruga R.*, Lipka V.*, and Schulze-Lefert P.* 2008.
Co-option of a default secretory pathway for plant immune responses.
 Nature 451: 835-840.
(*co-corresponding authors)
(PubMed Abstract)

26. Göllner K., Schweizer P., Bai Y., and Panstruga R. 2008.
Natural genetic resources of Arabidopsis thaliana reveal a high prevalence and unexpected phenotypic plasticity of RPW8-mediated powdery mildew resistance.
New Phytologist
177: 725-742.
(PubMed Abstract)

25. Bai Y., Pavan S., Zheng Z., Zappel N. F., Reinstädler A., Lotti C., De Giovanni C., Ricciardi L., Lindhout P., Visser R., Theres K., and Panstruga R. 2008.
Naturally occurring broad-spectrum powdery mildew resistance in a Central American tomato accession is caused by loss of Mlo function.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 21: 30-39.
(PubMed Abstract)

24. Freymark G., Diehl T., Miklis M., Romeis T., and Panstruga R. 2007.
Antagonistic control of powdery mildew host cell entry by barley calcium-dependent protein kinases (CDPKs).
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 20: 1213-1221.
(PubMed Abstract)

23. Miklis M., Consonni C., Bhat R. A., Lipka V., Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga, R. 2007.
Barley MLO modulates actin-dependent and actin-independent antifungal defence pathways at the cell periphery.
Plant Physiology 144: 1132-1143.
PubMed Abstract)

22. Consonni C.*, Humphry M. E.*, Hartmann H. A., Livaja M., Durner J., Westphal L., Vogel J., Lipka V., Schulze-Lefert P., Somerville S. C., and Panstruga R. 2006.
Conserved requirement for a plant host cell protein in powdery mildew pathogenesis.
Nature Genetics 38: 716-720.
(* these authors contributed equally)
(PubMed Abstract)

21. Chen Z., Hartmann H. A., Wu M.-J., Friedman E. J., Chen J.-G., Pulley M., Schulze-Lefert P., Panstruga R., and Jones A. M. 2006.
Expression analysis of the AtMLO gene family encoding plant-specific seven-transmembrane domain proteins.
Plant Molecular Biology 60: 583-597.
(PubMed Abstract)

20. Noir S., Bräutigam A., Colby T., Schmidt J., and Panstruga R. 2005.
A reference map of the Arabidopsis thaliana mature pollen proteome.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 337: 1257-1266.
(PubMed Abstract)

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The A. thaliana pollen proteome.
    Journal of Proteome Research 5: 463-465. 2006.

19. Panstruga R. 2005.
Discovery of novel conserved peptide domains by ortholog comparison within plant multi-protein families.
Plant Molecular Biology 59: 485-500.
(PubMed Abstract)

18. Van Damme M., Andel A., Huibers R. P., Panstruga R., Weisbeek P. J., and van den Ackerveken G. 2005.
Identification of Arabidopsis loci required for susceptibility to the downy mildew pathogen Hyaloperonospora parasitica.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 18: 583-592.
(PubMed Abstract)

17. Panstruga R., Molina-Cano J., Reinstädler A., and Müller J. 2005.
Molecular characterization of mlo mutants in North American two- and six-rowed malting barley cultivars.
Molecular Plant Pathology
6: 315-320.
(PubMed Abstract)

16. Bhat R. A., Miklis M., Schmelzer E., Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga, R. 2005.
Recruitment and interaction dynamics of plant penetration resistance components in a plasma membrane micro-domain.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 102: 3135-3140.
(PubMed Abstract)

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 Thomson Scientific.
Fast Moving Fronts January 2007.

15. Müller J., Piffanelli P., Devoto A., Miklis M., Elliott C., Ortmann B.,  Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R. 2005.
Conserved ERAD-like quality control of a plant polytopic membrane protein.
Plant Cell 17: 149-163.
(PubMed Abstract)

14. Elliott C.*, Müller J.*, Miklis M., Bhat R. A., Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R. 2005.
Conserved extracellular cysteines and cytoplasmic loop-loop interplay are required for functionality of the heptahelical MLO protein.
Biochemical Journal 385: 243-254.
(* these authors contributed equally)
(PubMed Abstract)

13. Piffanelli P.*, Ramsay L.*, Waugh R., Benabdelmouna A., D´Hont A., Hinze K., Jørgensen H. J., Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R. 2004.
A barley cultivation-associated polymorphism conveys resistance to powdery mildew.
Nature 430: 887-891.
(* these authors contributed equally)
(PubMed Abstract)

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   Skipper M. 2004.
Capitalizing on natural potential.
   Nature Reviews Genetics 5: 717.
   Peterhänsel C., and Lahayé T. 2005. Be fruitful and multiply: gene amplification inducing pathogen resistance.
   Trends in Plant Science 10: 257-260.

12. Jacobs A. K.*, Lipka V.*, Burton R. A., Panstruga R., Strizhov N., Schulze-Lefert P., and Fincher G. B. 2003.
An Arabidopsis thaliana callose synthase,GSL5, is required for wound and papillary callose formation.
Plant Cell 15: 2503-2513.
(* these authors contributed equally)
 (PubMed Abstract)

11.Panstruga R., Kim M. C., Cho M. J., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2003.
Testing the efficiency of dsRNAi constructs in vitro: A transient expression assay based on two fluorescent proteins.
Molecular Biology Reports 30: 135-140.
(PubMed Abstract)

10. Devoto A., Hartmann H. A., Piffanelli P., Elliott C., Simmons C., Taramino G., GohC.-S., Cohen F. E., Emerson B. C., Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R. 2003.
Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the plant-specific seven transmembrane MLO family.
Journal of Molecular Evolution 56: 77-88.
(PubMed Abstract)

9. Elliott C., Zhou F., Spielmeyer W., Panstruga R., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2002.
Functional conservation of wheat and rice Mlo orthologs in plant defence modulation to powderymildew.
Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 15: 1069-1077.
(PubMed Abstract)

8. Piffanelli P., Zhou F., Casais C., Orme J., Schaffrath U., Collins N., Panstruga R., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2002.
The barley MLO modulator of defence and cell death is responsive to biotic and abiotic stress stimuli.
Plant Physiology 129: 1076-1085.
(PubMed Abstract)

7. Kim M. C.*, Panstruga R.*, Elliott C., Müller J., Devoto A., Yoon H. W.,Park H., Cho M. J., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2002.
Calmodulin interacts with MLO to regulate defence against mildew in barley.
Nature 416: 447-450.
(*co-authors in alphabetical order)
(PubMed Abstract)

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   Stein M., and Somerville S. 2002.
MLO, a novel modulator of  plant defenses and cell death, binds calmodulin.
Trends in Plant Science
7: 379-380.

6. Devoto A., Piffanelli P., Nilsson I., Wallin E., Panstruga R., von Heijne G., and Schulze-Lefert P. 1999.
Topology, subcellular localization, and sequence diversity of the Mlo family in plants.
Journal of Biological Chemistry 274: 34993-35004.
(PubMed Abstract)

5. Panstruga R., Büschges R., Piffanelli P., and Schulze-Lefert P. 1998.
A contiguous 60 kb genomic stretch from barley reveals molecular evidence for gene islands in a monocot genome.
Nucleic Acids Research 26: 1056-1062.
(PubMed Abstract)

4. Büschges R.*, Hollricher K.* , Panstruga R.*, Simons G.*, WolterM., Frijters A., van Daelen R., van der Lee T., Diergaarde P.,Groenendijk J., Töpsch S., Vos P., Salamini F., and SchulzeLefert P. 1997.
The barley Mlo gene: A novel control element of plant pathogen resistance.
Cell 88: 695-705.
(*co-authors in alphabetical order)
(PubMed Abstract)

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   Gebhardt C. 1997.
Plant genes for pathogen resistance- variation on a theme.
   Trends in Plant Science 2: 243-244.
   Minorsky P.V. 2001. The hot and the classic.
   Plant Physiology 125: 1162-1163.

3. Panstruga R., Hippe-Sanwald S., Yeon-Kyeong L., Lataster M., Lipka V., Fischer R., Liao Y. C., Häusler R. E., Kreuzaler F., and Hirsch, H.-J. 1997.
Expression and chloroplast-targeting of active phosphoenolpyruvate synthetase from Escherichia coli in Solanum tuberosum.
Plant Science 127:191-205.

2. Gehlen J., Panstruga R., Smets H., Merkelbach S., Kleines M., Porsch P., Fladung M., Becker I., Rademacher T., Häusler R. E., and Hirsch H.-J. (1996).
Effects of altered phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase activities on transgenic C3 plant Solanum tuberosum.
Plant Molecular Biology 32: 831-848.

1. Panstruga R., Seiler A., Hirsch H.-J., and Kreuzaler F. 1995.
Genomic structure of a phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase gene from potato (Solanum tuberosum) (Accession No. X90982) (PGR95-086).
Plant Physiology 109: 110.

Review articles

25. Kusch S., and Panstruga R. 2017.
mlo-based resistance: An apparently universal "weapon" to defeat powdery mildew disease.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 30: 179-189.
(PubMed Abstract)

24. Kuhn H., Kwaaitaal M., Kusch S., Acevedo-Garcia J., Wu H., and
Panstruga R. 2016.
Biotrophy at its best – novel insights and unsolved mysteries of the Arabidopsis-powdery mildew pathosystem.
Arabidopsis Book 14: e0184.
(PubMed Abstract)

23. Bindschedler L.V., Panstruga R.*, and Spanu P. D. 2016.
Mildew-omics: How global analyses aid the understanding of life and evolution of powdery mildews.
Frontiers in Plant Science  7: 123.

(PubMed Abstract)
(* corresponding author)

22. Acevedo-Garcia, J., Kusch, S, and Panstruga, R. 2014.
Magical mystery tour: MLO proteins in plant immunity and beyond.
New Phytologist 204: 273-281.
(PubMed Abstract)

21. Hückelhoven R., and Panstruga R. 2011.
Cell biology of the plant-powdery mildew interaction.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology
14: 738-746.
(PubMed Abstract)

20. Schmidt S. M., and Panstruga R. 2011.
Pathogenomics of fungal plant parasites: What have we learnt about pathogenesis?
Current Opinion in Plant Biology
14: 392-399.
(PubMed Abstract)

19. Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R. 2011.
A molecular evolutionary concept connecting nonhost resistance, pathogen host range, and pathogen speciation.
Trends in Plant Science
16: 117-125.
(PubMed Abstract)

18. Panstruga R.*, and Dodds P. N.* 2009.
Terrific protein traffic: The mystery of effector protein delivery by filamentous plant pathogens.
324: 748-750.
(PubMed Abstract)
(* co-corresponding authors)

17. Panstruga R., Parker J.E., and Schulze-Lefert, P. 2009.
SnapShot: Plant Immune Response Pathways.
136: 978e1-e3.
(PubMed Abstract)

16. Micali C., Göllner K., Humphry M., Consonni C., and Panstruga R. 2008.
The powdery mildew disease of Arabidopsis: A paradigm for the interaction between plants and biotrophic fungi.
Arabidopsis Book
6: e0115.
(PubMed Abstract)

15. Zappel N., and Panstruga R. 2008.
Heterogeneity and lateral compartmentalization of plant plasma membranes.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology
11: 632-640.
(PubMed Abstract)

14. Kwon C., Panstruga R., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2008.
Les liaisons dangerouse: Immunological synapse formation in animals and plants.
Trends in Immunology 29: 159-166.
(PubMed Abstract)

13. Schmidt S. M., and Panstruga R. 2007.
Cytoskeleton functions in plant-microbe interactions.
Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology  71: 135-148.

12. Lipka V., Kwon C., and Panstruga, R. 2007.
SNARE-ware: The role of SNARE-domain proteins in plant biology.
Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 23: 147-174.
(PubMed Abstract)

11. Humphry M., Consonni C., and Panstruga R. 2006.
mlo-based powdery mildew immunity: Silver bullet or simply non-host resistance?
Molecular Plant Pathology 7: 605-610.
(PubMed Abstract)

10. Bhat R. A., Lahaye T., and Panstruga R. 2006.
The visible touch: in planta visualization of protein-protein interactions by fluorophore-based methods.
Plant Methods
2: 12.
(PubMed Abstract)

9. O´Connell R. J., and Panstruga R. 2006.
Tansley Review: Téte-a-téte inside a plant cell: Establishing compatibility between plants and biotrophic fungi and oomycetes.
New Phytologist
171: 699-718.
(PubMed Abstract)

8. Lipka V., and Panstruga R. 2005.
Dynamic cellular responses in plant-microbe interactions.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology
8: 625-631.
(PubMed Abstract)

7. Bhat R.A., and Panstruga R. 2005.
Lipid rafts in plants.
223: 5-19.
(PubMed Abstract)

6. Panstruga R. 2005.
Serpentine plant MLO proteins as entry portals for powdery mildew fungi.
Biochemical Society Transactions
33: 389-392.
(PubMed Abstract)

5. Panstruga R. 2004.
A golden shot: how ballistic single cell transformation boosts the molecular analysis of cereal-mildew interactions.
Molecular Plant Pathology
5: 141-148.

4. Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R. 2003.
Estabishment of biotrophy by parasitic fungi and reprogramming of host cells for disease resistance.
Annual Review of Phytopathology
41: 641-667.
(PubMed Abstract)

3. Panstruga R. 2003.
Establishing compatibility between plants and obligate biotrophic pathogens.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology
6: 320-326.
(PubMed Abstract)

2. Panstruga R., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2003.
Corruption of host seven-transmembrane proteins by pathogenic microbes: a common theme in animals and plants?
Microbes and Infection 5: 429-437.
(PubMed Abstract)

1. Panstruga R., and Schulze-Lefert P. 2002.
Live and let live: insights into powdery mildew disease and resistance.
Molecular Plant Pathology 3: 495-502.

Miscalleneous publications (book chapters, commentaries, editorials etc.)

15. Sabelleck, B., Panstruga, R. 2018.
Novel jack-in-the-box effector of the barley powdery mildew pathogen?
Journal of Experimental Botany 69: 3511-3514.
(PubMed Abstract)

14. Frantzeskakis L., von Dahlen J. K., Panstruga R. * and Rose, L. E. 2018.
Rapid evolution in the tug-of-war between microbes and plants. 20th New Phytologist workshop/SPP1819 workshop, Vaals, The Netherlands, February, 2018 (Meeting report).
New Phytologist 219: 12-14.
(PubMed Abstract)
(* corresponding author)

13. Thordal-Christensen H., Birch P. R. J., Spanu P. D., and Panstruga R. 2018.
Why did filamentous plant pathogens evolve the potential to secrete hundreds of effectors to enable disease?
Molecular Plant Pathology 19: 781-785.
(PubMed  Abstract)

12. Spanu P. D., and Panstruga R. 2017.
Editorial: Biotrophic plant-microbe interactions (Editorial).
Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 192.

11. Panstruga R. 2016.
Bacterial RNA - a new MAMP on the block?
New Phytologist  209: 458-460.
(PubMed Abstract)

10. Panstruga R., and Kuhn H. 2015.
Introduction to a Virtual Special Issue on cell biology at the plant-microbe interface (Editorial).
New Phytologist
207: 931-938.
(PubMed Abstract)

9. Kuhn H., and Panstruga R. 2014.
Introduction to a Virtual Special Issue on phytopathogen effector proteins (Editorial).
New Phytologist 202: 727-730.
(PubMed Abstract)

8. Panstruga R., and Spanu P. D. 2014.
Powdery mildew genomes reloaded (Meeting report).
New Phytologist 202: 13-14.
(PubMed Abstract)

7. Spanu P. D., and Panstruga R. 2012.
Powdery mildew genomes in the crosshairs - 2nd International Powdery Mildew Workshop and 3rd New Phytologist Workshop, Zürich, Switzerland, February, 2012 (Meeting report).
New Phytologist 195: 20-22.

(PubMed Abstract)

6. Panstruga R. 2010.
Introduction to a Virtual Special Issue on pathogenic plant-fungus interactions (Editorial).
New Phytologist 188: 907-910.
(PubMed Abstract)

5. Lorek J., Hückelhoven R., and Panstruga R. 2009.
The role of seven-transmembrane domain MLO proteins, heterotrimeric G-proteins, and monomeric RAC/ROPs in plant defense.
In: Integrated G Proteins Signaling in Plants, Yalowsky S., Baluska F., and Jones A. eds., Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 197-220.

4. Consonni C., Humphry M., and Panstruga R. 2009.
Defence Responses in Plants.
In: The Mycota - Plant Relationships Vol. V, Esser K. and Deising H. B. eds., Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 363-385.

3. Yun H.-S., Panstruga R., Schulze-Lefert P., and Kwon C. 2008.
Ready to fire: secretion in plant immunity (Addendum).
Plant Signaling & Behavior 3: 505-508.
(PubMed Abstract)

2. Panstruga R. 2006.
Tête-a-tête zwischen Pilz und Pflanze: Wie Mehltaupilze ihre Wirtspflanzen manipulieren.
In: Max-Planck Jahrbuch 2006

1. Consonni C., Humphry M., Vogel J., Schulze-Lefert P., Somerville S., and Panstruga R. 2006.
mlo-mediated broad-spectrum powdery mildew resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana.
In: Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions Vol. 5, Sánchez F., Quinto C., López-Lara M., and Geiger O. eds., International Society for Plant Microbe Interactions, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A., pp. 215-219.


3. Panstruga R., Miklis M., Schulze-Lefert P., and Frank, M.
Method for production of transgenic plants with increased pathogenic resistance by altering the content of actin-depolymerising factors
Patent number WO002006012985 (PCT/EP2005/007688)

2. Schweizer P., Dudler R., Schulze-Lefert P., and Panstruga R.
Promoter for the epidermis-specific transgenic expression in plants
Patent number WO002005035766A1 (PCT/EP2004/011214)

1. Panstruga R., Büschges R., and Schulze-Lefert P.
Polynucleotide and its use for modulating a defense response in plants
Patent number WO001998004586A3 (PCT/GB1997/002046)

 last updated: 30.08.2018