Publikationen

Original Publications

  • Kiirika LM, Bergmann HF, Schikowsky C, Wimmer D, Korte J, Schmitz U, Niehaus K, Colditz F (2012): Silencing of the Rac1 GTPase MtROP9 in Medicago truncatula stimulates early mycorrhizal and oomycete root colonizations but negatively affects rhizobial infection.Plant Physiology 159: 501-516. Weitere Informationen
  • Dubinin, J., Braun, H.P., Schmitz, U.K. and Colditz, F. (2011): The mitochondrial proteome of the model legume Medicago truncatula. Biochem. Biophys. Acta (Proteins and Proteomics) 1814, 1658-1668 Weitere Informationen
  • L. Schenkluhn, N. Hohnjec, K. Niehaus, U. Schmitz, F. Colditz (2010): Differential gel electrophoresis (DIGE) to quantitatively monitor early symbiosis- and pathogenesis-induced changes of the Medicago truncatula root proteome.J Proteom 73(4): 753-768 Weitere Informationen
  • Heinemeyer, J., Scheibe, B., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (2009): Blue native DIGE as a tool for comparative analyses of protein complexes.J. Prot., 72, 539-544. Weitere Informationen
  • Dieterich, J.H., Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (2003): Alloplasmic male sterility in Brassica napus (CMS 'Tournefortii-Stiewe') is associated with a special gene arrangement around a novel atp9 gene.Mol. Gen. Genom. 269, 723-731.
  • Dieterich, J.H., Mihr, C., Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (2002): Molekulare Charakterisierung pollensteriler Cytoplasmen bei Brassica.Vortr. Pflanzenzüchtung 54, 441-444.
  • Mihr, C., Baumgärtner, M., Dieterich, J., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (2001): Proteomic approach for investigation of cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) in Brassica.J. Plant Physiol. 158, 787-794.
  • Werhahn, W.H., Niemeyer, A., Jänsch, L., Kruft, V., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (2001): Purification and characterization of the preprotein translocase of the outer mitochondrial membrane from Arabidopsis thaliana: identification of multiple forms of TOM20.Plant Physiol. 125, 943-954. Weitere Informationen
  • Singh, P., Jänsch, L., Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (2000): Resolution of mitochondrial and chloroplast membrane protein complexes from green leaves of potato on Blue-Native polyacrylamide gels.Indian J. Biochem. Biophys. 37, 59-66. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1999): The protein import apparatus of plant mitochondria.Planta 209, 267-274. Weitere Informationen
  • Brumme, S., Kruft, V., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (1998): New insights into the co-evolution of cytochrome c reductase and the mitochondrial processing peptidase.J. Biol. Chem. 273, 13143-13149. Weitere Informationen
  • Jänsch, L., Kruft, V., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (1998): Unique composition of the preprotein translocase of the outer mitochondrial membrane from plants.J. Biol. Chem. 273, 17251-17257. Weitere Informationen
  • Kügler, M., Kruft, V., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (1998): Characterization of the PetM subunit of the b6f complex from higher plants.J. Plant Physiol. 153, 581-586.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1997): Molecules In Focus: The cytochrome c reductase / mitochondrial processing peptidase complex.Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol. 29, 1043-1045.
  • Debel, K., Sierralta, W., Braun, H.P., Schmitz, U.K. and Kloppstech, K. (1997): Localization of the Chenopodium rubrum 23 kDa light stress regulated heat-shock protein to mitochondria.Planta 201, 326-333. Weitere Informationen
  • Kügler, M., Jänsch, L., Kruft, V., Schmitz, U.K., and Braun, H.P. (1997): Analysis of the chloroplast protein complexes by blue-native polyacrylamide gelelectrophoresis.Photosynthesis Research 53, 35-44.
  • Heins, L. and Schmitz, U.K. (1996): A receptor for protein import into potato mitochondria.Plant Journal 9, 829-839.
  • Jänsch, L., Kruft, V., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (1996): New insights into the composition, molecular mass and stoichiometry of the protein complexes of plant mitochondria.Plant J. 9, 357-368. Weitere Informationen
  • Lobo-Hajdu, G., Braun, H.P., Romp, N., Grivell, L.A., Berden, J.A. and Schmitz, U.K. (1996): Subunit VII of ubiquinol-cytochrome c oxidoreductase from Neurospora is functional in yeast and has an N-terminal extension that is not essential for mitochondrial targeting.Biochem. J. 320, 769-775. Weitere Informationen
  • Pfanner, N., Douglas, M.G., Endo, T., Hoogenraad, N.J., Jensen, R.E., Meijer, M., Neupert, W., Schatz, G., Schmitz, U.K. and Shore, G.C. (1996): Uniform nomenklature for the protein transport machinery of the mitochondrial membranes.Trends Biochem. Sci. 21, 51-52.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1995): Molecular features and mitochondrial import pathway of the 14 kDa subunit of cytochrome c reductase from higher plants.Plant Physiol. 107, 1217-1223. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1995): Molecular structure of the 8 kDa subunit of cytochrome c reductase from potato and its - dependent import into isolated mitochondria.Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1229, 181-186. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1995): Are the 'core' proteins of the mitochondrial bc1 complex evolutionary relics of a processing peptidase?Trends Biochem. Sci. 20, 171-175. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1995): The cytochrome c reductase / processing peptidase complex from potato mitochondria.Meth. Enzymol. 260, 70-82. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1995): The bifunctional cytochrome c reductase / processing peptidase complex from plant mitochondria.J. Bioenerg. Biomembr. 27, 423-436. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P., Emmermann, M., Kruft, V., Bödicker, M. and Schmitz, U.K. (1995): The general mitochondrial processing peptidase from wheat is integrated into the cytochrome bc1 complex of the respiratory chain.Planta 195, 396-402. Weitere Informationen
  • Emmermann, M. and Schmitz, U. K. (1995): Two cDNA isoforms of the ? subunit of the general mitochondrial processing peptidase from potato.Plant Physiol. 107, 1467-1468.
  • Jänsch, L., Kruft, V., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (1995): Cytochrome c reductase from potato does not comprise three core proteins but contains an additional low molecular weight subunit.Eur. J. Biochem. 228, 878-885. Weitere Informationen
  • Mozo, T., Fischer, K., Flügge, U.I. and Schmitz, UK. (1995): The N-terminal extension of the ADP/ATP translocator is not involved in targeting to plant mitochondria in vivo.Plant J. 7, 1015-1020.
  • Braun, H.P., Emmermann, M., Mentzel, H. and Schmitz, U.K. (1994): Primary structure and expression of a gene encoding the cytosolic ribosomal protein S4 from potato.Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1218, 435-438. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P., Jänsch, L., Kruft, V. and Schmitz, U.K. (1994): The 'Hinge' protein of cytochrome c reductase from potato lacks the acidic domain and has no cleavable presequence.FEBS Lett. 347, 90-94. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P., Kruft, V. and Schmitz, U.K. (1994): Molecular identification of the ten subunits of cytochrome c reductase from potato mitochondria.Planta 193, 99-106. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P., Kruft, V. and Schmitz, U.K. (1994): Primary structure, cell free synthesis and mitochondrial targeting of the 8.2 kDa subunit of cytochrome c reductase from potato.Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1188, 367-372. Weitere Informationen
  • Brink, S., Flügge, U.-I., Chaumont, F., Boutry, M., Emmermann, M., Schmitz, U.K., Becker, K., Pfanner, N. (1994): Preproteins of the chloroplast envelope inner membrane contain targeting information for receptor- dependent import into fungal mitochondria.J. Biol. Chem. 269: 16478-16485.
  • Emmermann, M., Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1994): The mitochondrial processing peptidase from potato: A self-processing enzyme encoded by two differentially expressed genes.Mol. Gen. Genet. 245, 237-245. Weitere Informationen
  • Emmermann, M., Clericus, M., Braun, HP., Mozo, T., Heins, L., Kruft, V. and Schmitz, U.K. (1994): Molecular features, processing and import of the Rieske iron-sulfur protein from potato mitochondria.Plant Mol. Biol. 25, 271-281. Weitere Informationen
  • Heins, L., Mentzel, H., Schmid, A., Benz, R. and Schmitz, U.K. (1994): Biochemical, molecular and functional characterization of porin isoforms from potato mitochondria.J. Biol. Chem., 269, 26402-26410.Braun, H.P., Kruft, V. and Schmitz, U.K.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1993): Purification and sequencing of cytochrome b from potato reveals methionine cleavage of a mitochondrially encoded protein.FEBS Lett. 316, 128-132. Weitere Informationen
  • Emmermann, M., Braun H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1993): The two high molecular weight subunits of cytochrome c reductase from potato are immunologically related to the mitochondrial processing enhancing protein.Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1142, 306-310.
  • Emmermann, M., Braun, H.P., Arretz, M. and Schmitz, U.K. (1993): Characterization of the bifunctional cytochrome c reductase / processing peptidase complex from potato mitochondria.J. Biol. Chem. 268, 18936-18942. Weitere Informationen
  • Emmermann, M., Schmitz, U.K. (1993): The cytochrom c reductase integrated processing peptidase from potato mitochondria belongs to a new class of metalloendoproteases.Plant Physiol. 103: 615-620.
  • Kalousek, F., Neupert W., Omura T., Schatz, G., Schmitz, U.K. (1993): Uniform nomenclature for the mitochondrial proteases cleaving precursors of mitochondrial proteins.Trends Biochem. Sci. 18: 249.
  • Neumann, D., Emmermann, M., Thierfelder, J.M., zur Nieden, U., Clericus, M., Braun, H.P., Nover, L. and Schmitz, U.K. (1993): HSP 68 - a DnaK-like heat-stress protein of plant mitochondria.Planta 190, 32-43. Weitere Informationen
  • Wegener, S., Schmitz, U.K. (1993): The presequence of cytochrome c1 from potato is encoded on four exons.Curr. Genet. 24: 256-259.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1992): Affinity purification of cytochrome c reductase from plant mitochondria.Eur. J. Biochem. 208, 761-767. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P., Emmermann, M., Kruft, V. and Schmitz, U.K. (1992): Cytochrome c1 from potato: a protein with a presequence for targeting to the mitochondrial intermembrane space.Mol. Gen. Genet. 231, 217-225. Weitere Informationen
  • Braun, H.P., Emmermann, M., Kruft, V. and Schmitz, U.K. (1992): The general mitochondrial processing peptidase from potato is an integral part of cytochrome c reductase of the respiratory chain.EMBO J. 11, 3219-3227. Weitere Informationen
  • Emmermann, M., Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1991): The ADP/ATP translocator from potato has a long amino-terminal extension.Curr. Genet. 20, 405-410. Weitere Informationen
  • Ecke, W., Schmitz, U.K., Michaelis, G. (1990): The mitochondrial nad 5 gene of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) encoding a subunit of the respiratory NADH dehydrogenase.Curr. Genet. 18: 133-139.
  • Schmitz, U.K., Lonsdale, D.M., Jefferson, R.A. (1990): Application of the ß- glucuronidase gene fusion system to Saccharomyces cerevisiae.Curr. Genet. 17: 261-264.
  • Schmitz, U.K., Lonsdale, D.M. (1989): A yeast mitochondrial presequence functions as a signal for targeting to plant mitochondria in vivo.Plant Cell 1: 783-791.
  • Schmitz, U.K. (1988a) (1988): Dwarfism and male sterility in interspecific hybrids of Epilobium 1. Expression of plastid genes and structure of the plastome.Theor. Appl. Genet. 75: 350 -356.
  • Schmitz, U.K. (1988b) (1988): Molecular analysis of mitochondrial DNA and its inheritance in Epilobium.Curr. Genet. 13: 411-415.
  • Schmitz, U.K., Michaelis, G. (1988): Dwarfism and male sterility in interspecific hybrids of Epilobium 2. Expression of mitochondrial genes and structure of the mitochondrial DNA.Theor. Appl. Genet. 76: 565 -569.
  • Schmitz, U.K., Kowallik, K.V. (1987): Why are plastids inherited maternally in Epilobium?Plant Science 53: 139-145.
  • Schmitz, U.K., Kowallik, K.V. (1986a) (1986): Polymorphism and gene arrangement among plastomes of ten Epilobium species.Plant Mol Biol 7: 115-127.
  • Schmitz, U.K., Kowallik, K.V. (1986b) (1986): Plastid inheritance in Epilobium.Curr. Genet 11: 1-5.

Book Articles

  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (2006): Strategies for the investigation of protein protein interactions in plants*In: Plant Proteomics, Finnie, C. (ed), Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp 55-70.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (2004): Mitochondrial processing peptidase.In: Handbook of proteolytic enzymes, 2nd edition, Barrett, A.J., Rawlings, N.D. and Woessner, J.F., Elsevier, London, Great Britain, pp 882-886.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (2002): Mitochondrial processing peptidase.In: Handbook of proteolytic enzymes, Barrett, A.J., Rawlings, N. and Woessner, F., 2nd edition, Academic Press, London, Great Britain (in press).
  • Dieterich, J.H., Mihr, C., Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (2002): Molekulare Charakterisierung pollensteriler Cytoplasmen bei Brassica.Votr. Pflanzenzüchtg. 54, 441-444.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1998): Mitochondrial processing peptidase.In: Handbook of proteolytic enzymes, Barrett, A.J., Rawlings, N. and Woessner, F., Academic Press, London, Great Britain, pp 1372-1376.
  • Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1998): The protein import apparatus of plant mitochondria.In: Plant mitochondria: From gene to function, Moller, I.M., Gardeström, P., Glimelius, K. and Glaser, E. (eds), Blackhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp 207-210.
  • Jänsch, L., Heins, L., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (1998): The TOM complex from plant mitochondria.In: Plant mitochondria: From gene to function, Moller, I.M., Gardeström, P., Glimelius, K. and Glaser, E. (eds), Blackhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp 225-230.
  • Kügler, M., Brumme, S., Jänsch, L., Werhahn, W., Schmitz, U.K. and Braun, H.P. (1998): Characterization of plant mitochondria by blue native polyacrylamide gelelectrophoresis (BN-PAGE).In: Plant mitochondria: From gene to function, Moller, I.M., Gardeström, P., Glimelius, K. and Glaser, E. (eds), Blackhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp 273-276.
  • Braun, H.P., Jänsch, L. and Schmitz, U.K. (1997): Potato mitochondrial processing peptidase complex.In: Proteolysis and protein turnover, Hopsu-Havu, V.K., Järvinen, M. and Kirschke, H. (eds), IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp 290-297.
  • Braun, H.P., Emmermann, M. and Schmitz, U.K. (1993): Cytochrome c reductase from potato mitochondria: A protein complex involved in respiration and protein import.In: Plant Mitochondria, Brennicke, A. and Kück, U. (eds), VCH Publishers, Weinheim, FRG, pp 307-314.
  • Braun, H.P. Emmermann, M., Schmitz, U.K. (1992): Cytochrome c reductase from potato mitochondria: A protein complex involved in respiration and protein import.In: Plant Mitochondria, Brennicke, A., K¸ck, U., VCH Publishers, Weinheim, FRG, pp 307-313.
  • Emmermann, M., Braun, H.P. and Schmitz, U.K. (1992): The processing protease from plant mitochondria.In: Molecular, biochemical and physiological aspects of plant respiration, Lambers, H. and van der Plas, L.H.W. (eds), SPB Academic Publishing bv, The Hague, The Netherlands, pp 373-376.
  • Schmitz, U.K., Walker, E., Hodge, T.P., Lonsdale, D.M. (1990): Targeting of proteins to plant mitochondria.In: Plant Gene Transfer 129, pp 237-248, Lamb, C. and Beachy, R., Alan R. Liss Inc., New York.