Publication "hot spot"

Recent publications at the Department where the WOS Impact Factor is >5 are referenced here:

Gros-Balthazard M, Galimberti M, Kousathanas A, Newton C, Ivorraa A, Paradis L, Vigouroux Y, Carter R, Tengberg M, Battesti V, Santoni S, Falquet L, Pintaud JC, Terral JF, Wegmann D (2017). The discovery of wild date palms in Oman reveals a complex domestication history involving centers in the Middle East and Africa.  Current Biology 27: 2211-2218.e.8.

Nyström A, Bornert O, Kühl T, Gretzmeier C, Thriene K, Dengjel J, Pfister-Wartha A, Kiritsi D & Bruckner-Tudermana L (2018). Impaired lymphoid extracellular matrix impedes antibacterial immunity in epidermolysis bullosa. PNAS (online doi: 10.1073/pnas.1709111115).

Kater L, Thoms M, Barrio-Garcia C, Cheng J, Ismail S, Ahmed YL, Bange G, Kressler D, Berninghausen O, Sinning I, Hurt E & Beckmann R (2017). Visualizing the assembly pathway of nucleolar pre-60S ribosomes. Cell 171: 1599–1610.

Robinson S, Huflejt M, Barbier de Reuille P, Braybrook SA, Schorderet M, Reinhardt D & Kuhlemeier C (2017). Automated confocal micro-extensometer. Plant Cell (online: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.17.00753).

Jimenez-Orgaz A, Kvainickas A, Nägele H, Denner J, Eimer S, Dengjel J & Steinberg F (2017). Control of RAB7 activity and localization through the retromer-TBC1D5 complex enables RAB7-dependent mitophagy. EMBO Journal (online: e201797128).

Pellaud S, Bory A, Chabert V, Romanens J, Chaisse-Leal L, Doan AV, Frey L, Gust A, Fromm KM & Mène-Saffrané L (2017). WRINKLED1 and ACYL-COA:DIACYLGLYCEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE1 regulate tocochromanol metabolism in ArabidopsisNew Phytologist 217: 245-260 (online: DOI: 10.1111/nph.14856).
This publication was the subject of an article in the Swiss-French newspaper "Le Temps" and features on the cover page of the New Phytologist.  

Giese S, Ciminski K, Bolte H, Moreira EA, Lakdawala S, Hu Z, David Q, Kolesnikova L, Götz V, Zhao Y, Dengjel J, Chin YE, Xu K & Schwemmle M (2017). Role of influenza A virus NP acetylation on viral growth and replication. Nature Communications 8: 1259 (DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01112-3).

Mao H, Aryal B, Langenecker T, Hagmann J, Geisler M & Grebe M (2017). Arabidopsis BTB/POZ protein-dependent PENETRATION3 trafficking and disease susceptibility. Nature Plants 3: 854-858 (online: doi:10.1038/s41477-017-0039-z).

Park J, Lee Y, Martinoia E & Geisler M (2017). Plant hormone transporters: what we know and what we would like to know. BMC Biology 15:93 (online https://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12915-017-0443-x).

Wang YJ, Müller-Schärer H, van Kleunen M, Cai AM, Zhang P, Yan R, Dong BC & Yu FH (2017). Invasive alien plants benefit more from clonal integration in heterogeneous environments than natives. New Phytologist 216: 1072-1078 (online: DOI: 10.1111/nph.14820).

Kvainickas A, Jimenez-Orgaz A, Nägele H, Hu Z, Dengjel J & Steinberg F (2017). Cargo-selective SNX-BAR proteins mediate retromer trimer independent retrograde transport. Journal of Cell Biology 216: 3677-3693 (online https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201702137).

Larderet I, Fritsch PMJ, Gendre N, Neagu-Maier GL, Fetter RD, Schneider-Mizell CM, Truman JW, Zlatic M, Cardona A & Sprecher SG (2017). Organization of the Drosophila larval visual circuit. eLife 2017;6:e28387 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.28387. This publication is the subject of a UNIFR spotlight (link).

Bacher S, Blackburn TM, Essl F, et al. (2017). Socio-economic impact classification of alien taxa (SEICAT). Methods Ecology & Evolution. 00:1–10. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12844. This publication is the subject of a UNIFR spotlight (link).

Rich MK, Nouri E, Courty PE & Reinhardt D (2017). Diet of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: bread and butter? Trends in Plant Science 22: 652-660 (online http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2017.05.008) (coverpage)

C. Xu, A. Messina, E. Somm et al. including U. Albrecht (2017). KLB, encoding β-Klotho, is mutated in patients with congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. EMBO Molecular Medicine (DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201607376).

Kressler D, Hurt E & Bassler J (2017). A puzzle of life: crafting ribosomal subunits. Trends in Biochemcal Sciences 8: 640-645 (online DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibs.2017.05.005).

Soares TA, Vanni S, Milano G & Cascella M (2017). Toward chemically resolved computer simulations of dynamics and remodeling of biological membranes. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8: 3586–3594.

Gros-Balthazard M, Galimberti M, Kousathanas A, Newton C, Ivorra S, Paradis L, Vigouroux Y, Carter R, Tengberg M, Battesti V, Santoni S, Falquet L, Pintaud JC, Terral JF & Wegmann D (2017). The discovery of wild date palms in Oman reveals a complex domestication history involving centers in the Middle East and Africa. Current Biology 27: 2211-2218.e.8 (online http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.06.045).

Péli-Gulli MP, Raucci S, Hu Z, Dengjel JDe Virgilio C (2017). Feedback inhibition of the Rag GTPase GAP complex Lst4-Lst7 safeguards TORC1 from hyperactivation by amino acid signals. Cell Reports 20: 281-288. (link)

Gretzmeier C, Eiselein S, Johnson GR, Engelke R, Nowag H, Zarei M, Küttner V, Becker AC, Rigbolt KTG, Høyer-Hansen M, Andersen JS, Münz C, Murphy RF & Dengjel J (2017). Degradation of protein translation machinery by amino acid starvation-induced macroautophagy. Autophagy 13: 1064-1075.

Ben M'barek K, Ajjaji D, Chorlay A, Vanni S, Forêt L & Thiam AR (2017). ER membrane phospholipids and surface tension control cellular lipid droplet formation. Developmental Cell 41: 591-604.

Dumit VI, Zerbes RM, Kaeser-Pebernard S, Rackiewicz M, Wall MT, Gretzmeier C, Küttner V, van der Laan M, Braun RJ & Dengjel J (2017). Respiratory status determines the effect of emodin on cell viability. Oncotarget 8: 37478-37490.

Schell C, Rogg M, Suhm M, Helmstädter M, Sellung D, Yasuda-Yamahara M, Kretz O, Küttner V, Suleiman H, Kollipara L, Zahedi RP, Sickmann A, Eimer S, Shaw AS, Kramer-Zucker A, Hirano-Kobayashi M, Abe T, Aizawa S, Grahammer F, Hartleben B, Dengjel J & Huber TP (2017). The FERM protein EPB41L5 regulates actomyosin contractility and focal adhesion formation to maintain the kidney filtration barrier. PNAS 114: E4621-E4630 (online doi: 10.1073/pnas.1617004114).

Michel AH, Hatakeyama R, Kimmig P, Arter M, Peter M, Matos J, De Virgilio C & Kornmann B (2017). Functional mapping of yeast genomes by saturated transposition. Elife 8:  e23570 (online doi: 10.7554/eLife.23570) (link)

Pfefferli C & Jazwinska A (2017). The careg element reveals a common regulation of regeneration in the zebrafish myocardium and fin. Nature Communications 8: #15151. (link). This publication is the subject of a Unifr news spotlight.

Mène-Saffrané L & Pellaud S (2017). Current strategies for vitamin E biofortification of crops. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 44: 189-197.

Montes Vidal D, von Rymon-Lipinski AL, Ravella S, Groenhagen U, Herrmann J, Zaburannyi N, Zarbin PHG, Varadarajan AR, Ahrens CH, Weisskopf L, Müller R & Schulz S (2017). Long-chain alkyl cyanides: unprecedented volatile compounds released by Pseudomonas and Micromonospora bacteria. Angewandte Chemie Int Ed 56: 1-6.

Eisenberg T, Abdellatif M, Zimmermann A, Schroeder S, Pendl T, Harger A, Stekovic S, Schipke J, CMagnes C, Schmidt A, Ruckenstuhl C, Dammbrueck C, Gross AS, Herbst V, Carmona-Gutierrez D, Pietrocola F, Pieber TR, Sigrist SJ, Linke WA, Mühlfeld C, Sadoshima J, Dengjel J, Kiechl S, Kroemer G, Sedej S & Madeo F (2017). Dietary spermidine for lowering high blood pressure. Autophagy 13: 767-769.

Seebens H et al. and 44 other authors including Bacher S (2017). No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications 8: 14435 (online: DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14435).

Kuhn BM, Nodzynski T, Errafi S, Bucher R, Gupta S, Aryal B, Dobrev P, Bigler L, Geisler M, Zazímalova E, Friml J & Ringli C (2017). Flavonol-induced changes in PIN2 polarity and auxin transport in the Arabidopsis thaliana rol1-2 mutant require phosphatase activity. Scientific Reports 7: 41906 (online doi: 10.1038/srep41906).

Brügger V, Duman M, Bochud M, Münger E, Heller M, Ruff S & Jacob C (2017). Delaying histone deacetylase early response to injury accelerates conversion into repair Schwann cells and nerve regeneration. Nature Communications 8:14272 (online doi: 10.1038/ncomms14272).

Diedrich B, Rigbolt KTG, Röring M, Herr R, Kaeser-Pebernard S, Gretzmeier C, Murphy RF, Brummer T & Dengjel J (2017). Discrete cytosolic macromolecular BRAF complexes exhibit distinct activities and composition. EMBO Journal 36: 646–663..

Shubchynskyy V, Boniecka J, Schweighofer A, Simulis J, Kvederaviciute K, Stumpe M, Mauch F, Balazadeh S, Mueller-Roeber B, Boutrot F, Zipfel C & Meskiene I (2017). Protein phosphatase AP2C1 negatively regulates basal resistance and defense responses to Pseudomonas syringae. Journal of Experimental Botany 68: 1169-1183

Ge Y, Yan F, Zourelidou M, Wang M, Ljung K, Fastner A, Hammes UZ, di Donato M, Geisler M, Schwechheimer C & Tao Y (2017). SHADE AVOIDANCE 4 is Required for Proper Auxin Distribution in the Hypocotyl. Plant Physiology 173: 788-800.

Gamir J, Darwiche R, van’t Hof P, Choudhary V, Stumpe M, Schneiter R & Mauch F (2017). The sterol-binding activity of PATHOGENESIS-RELATED PROTEIN 1 reveals the mode of action of an antimicrobial protein. Plant Journal 89: 502-509 (online: DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13398).

 

 
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