Book chapters  

Pitzschke, A. (2012). Make Your Best – MYB Transcription Factors for Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crops. In Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress, pp. 481-506. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH and Co. KGaA  

Journals  (*…equal contribution)

Developmental peculiarities and seed-borne endophytes in quinoa Pitzschke A. 2016. Omnipresent, robust bacilli contribute to plant fitness. Frontiers in Microbiology 7.

Antioxidative responses during germination in quinoa grown in vitamin B-rich medium. Pitzschke A, Fraundorfer A, Guggemos M, Fuchs N. Food Sci Nutr. 2015 May;3(3):242-51. doi: 10.1002/fsn3.211. Epub 2015 Mar 9. PMID: 25987999 Free PMC Article

  Post-Translational Modification and Secretion of Azelaic Acid Induced 1 (AZI1), a Hybrid Proline-Rich Protein from Arabidopsis. Pitzschke A, Xue H, Persak H, Datta S, Seifert GJ. 2015. Int J Mol Sci 17(1). 

Modes of MAPK substrate recognition and control. Pitzschke A. Trends Plant Sci. 2014 Oct 6. pii: S1360-1385(14)00247-7. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2014.09.006. [Epub ahead of print] Review.  

Dominant repression by Arabidopsis transcription factor MYB44 causes oxidative damage and hypersensitivity to abiotic stress.Persak H*, Pitzschke A*. Int J Mol Sci. 2014 Feb 13;15(2):2517-37. doi: 10.3390/ijms15022517.  

Mitogen-activated protein kinase-regulated AZI1 - an attractive candidate for genetic engineering.Pitzschke A, Datta S, Persak H. Plant Signal Behav. 2014;9(2):e27764. Epub 2014 Feb 10.  

Agrobacterium infection and plant defense-transformation success hangs by a thread. Pitzschke A. Front Plant Sci. 2013 Dec 18;4:519. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00519.Review.  

From Bench to Barn: Plant Model Research and its Applications in Agriculture Pitzschke A. Adv Genet Eng 2013 2:110. doi:10.4172/2169-0111.1000110  

Salt stress in Arabidopsis: lipid transfer protein AZI1 and its control by mitogen-activated protein kinase MPK3. Pitzschke A, Datta S, Persak H. Mol Plant. 2014 Apr;7(4):722-38. doi: 10.1093/mp/sst157. Epub 2013 Nov 8.  

Tropaeolum tops tobacco - simple and efficient transgene expression in the order Brassicales. Pitzschke A. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 10;8(9):e73355. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073355. eCollection 2013.  

Tight interconnection and multi-level control of Arabidopsis MYB44 in MAPK cascade signalling. Persak H*, Pitzschke A*. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57547. doi:0.1371/journal.pone.0057547. Epub 2013 Feb 21.  

Brassinosteroid-regulated GSK3/Shaggy-like kinases phosphorylate mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase kinases, which control stomata development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Khan M, Rozhon W, Bigeard J, Pflieger D, Husar S, Pitzschke A, Teige M, Jonak C, Hirt H, Poppenberger B. J Biol Chem. 2013 Mar 15;288(11):7519-27. doi:0.1074/jbc.M112.384453. Epub 2013 Jan 22.  

Poinsettia protoplasts - a simple, robust and efficient system for transient gene expression studies.Pitzschke A*, Persak H*. Plant Methods. 2012 May 4;8(1):14. doi:0.1186/1746-4811-8-14. 

New insights into an old story: Agrobacterium-induced tumour formation in plants by plant transformation. Pitzschke A, Hirt H. EMBO J. 2010 Mar 17;29(6):1021-32. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2010.8. Epub 2010 Feb 11.  

Mechanism of MAPK-targeted gene expression unraveled in plants. Pitzschke A, Hirt H. Cell Cycle. 2010 Jan 1;9(1):18-9. Epub 2010 Jan 14. No abstract available.  

Bioinformatic and systems biology tools to generate testable models of signaling pathways and their targetsPitzschke A, Hirt H. Plant Physiol. 2010 Feb;152(2):460-9. doi: 10.1104/pp.109.149583. Epub 2009 Nov 13. Review. No abstract available.  

VIP1 response elements mediate mitogen-activated protein kinase 3-induced stress gene expression Pitzschke A, Djamei A, Teige M, Hirt H. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Oct 27;106(43):18414-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0905599106. Epub 2009 Oct 9.  

MAPK cascade signalling networks in plant defence. Pitzschke A, Schikora A, Hirt H. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2009 Aug;12(4):421-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2009.06.008. Epub 2009 Jul 14. Review.  

A major role of the MEKK1-MKK1/2-MPK4 pathway in ROS signalling. Pitzschke A, Djamei A, Bitton F, Hirt H. Mol Plant. 2009 Jan;2(1):120-37. doi: 10.1093/mp/ssn079. Epub 2009 Jan 6.  

Disentangling the complexity of mitogen-activated protein kinases and reactive oxygen species signalingPitzschke A, Hirt H. Plant Physiol. 2009 Feb;149(2):606-15. doi: 10.1104/pp.108.131557. No abstract available.  

Trojan horse strategy in Agrobacterium transformation: abusing MAPK defense signalingDjamei A*, Pitzschke A*, Nakagami H, Rajh I, Hirt H. Science. 2007 Oct19;318(5849):453-6. 

The Arabidopsis mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase MKK3 is upstream of group C mitogen-activated protein kinases and participates in pathogen signaling. Dóczi R, Brader G, Pettkó-Szandtner A, Rajh I, Djamei A, Pitzschke A, Teige M, Hirt H. Plant Cell. 2007 Oct;19(10):3266-79. Epub 2007 Oct 12.  

Proteases in plant root symbiosis. Takeda N, Kistner C, Kosuta S, Winzer T, Pitzschke A, Groth M, Sato S, Kaneko T, Tabata S, Parniske M. Phytochemistry. 2007 Jan;68(1):111-21. Epub 2006 Nov 9. Review.  

Reactive oxygen species signaling in plants.Pitzschke A, Forzani C, Hirt H. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2006 Sep-Oct;8(9-10):1757-64. Review.  

Mitogen-activated protein kinases and reactive oxygen species signaling in plants. Pitzschke A, Hirt H. Plant Physiol. 2006 Jun;141(2):351-6. No abstract available.  

Seven Lotus japonicus genes required for transcriptional reprogramming of the root during fungal and bacterial symbiosis. Kistner C, Winzer T, Pitzschke A, Mulder L, Sato S, Kaneko T, Tabata S, Sandal N, Stougaard J, Webb KJ, Szczyglowski K, Parniske M. Plant Cell. 2005 Aug;17(8):2217-29. Epub 2005 Jun 24.  

Emerging MAP kinase pathways in plant stress signalling. Nakagami H, Pitzschke A, Hirt H. Trends Plant Sci. 2005 Jul;10(7):339-46.  

Allene oxide cyclase dependence of the wound response and vascular bundle-specific generation of jasmonates in tomato - amplification in wound signalling. Stenzel I, Hause B, Maucher H, Pitzschke A, Miersch O, Ziegler J, Ryan CA, Wasternack C. Plant J. 2003 Feb;33(3):577-89.

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