research / list of publications

Stefan A. Rensing

(in reverse chronological order)

  1. Rensing SA (2018)
    Plant Evolution: Phylogenetic Relationships between the Earliest Land Plants.
    Current Biology. Volume 28, Issue 5, 5 March 2018, Pages R210-R213. PDF
  2. Rensing SA (2018)
    Great moments in evolution: the conquest of land by plants.
    Current Opinion in Plant Biology. Volume 42, April 2018, Pages 49–54
  3. Lenser T, Tarkowská D, Novák O, Wilhelmsson PKI, Bennett T, Rensing SA, Strnad M, Theißen G. (2018)
    When the BRANCHED network bears fruit: How carpic dominance causes fruit dimorphism in Aethionema.
    Plant J. 2018 Feb 8. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13861.
  4. Lanver D, Müller AN, Happel P, Schweizer G, Haas FB, Franitza M, Pellegrin C, Reissmann S, Altmüller J, Rensing SA, Kahmann R. (2018)
    The biotrophic development of Ustilago maydis studied by RNAseq analysis.
    Plant Cell. 2018 Jan 25. pii: tpc.00764.2017. doi: 10.1105/tpc.17.00764.
  5. Lang, D., Ullrich, K. K., Murat, F., Fuchs, J., Jenkins, J., Haas, F. B., Piednoel, M., Gundlach, H., Van Bel, M., Meyberg, R., Vives, C., Morata, J., Symeonidi, A., Hiss, M., Muchero, W., Kamisugi, Y., Saleh, O., Blanc, G., Decker, E. L., van Gessel, N., Grimwood, J., Hayes, R. D., Graham, S. W., Gunter, L. E., McDaniel, S., Hoernstein, S. N.W., Larsson, A., Li, F.-W., Perroud, P.-F., Phillips, J., Ranjan, P., Rokshar, D. S., Rothfels, C. J., Schneider, L., Shu, S., Stevenson, D. W., Thümmler, F., Tillich, M., Villarreal A, J. C., Widiez, T., Wong, G. K.-S., Wymore, A., Zhang, Y., Zimmer, A. D., Quatrano, R. S., Mayer, K. F.X., Goodstein, D., Casacuberta, J. M., Vandepoele, K., Reski, R., Cuming, A. C., Tuskan, J., Maumus, F., Salse, J., Schmutz, J. and Rensing, S. A. (2017)
    The P. patens chromosome-scale assembly reveals moss genome structure and evolution.
    Plant J. 2017 Dec 13. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13801. [Epub ahead of print].
    Awarded silver prize for the best Original Article first published in TPJ in 2017.
  6. Wilhelmsson P.K., Mühlich C., Ullrich K.K., Rensing S.A. (2017)
    Comprehensive genome-wide classification reveals that many plant-specific transcription factors evolved in streptophyte algae.
    Genome Biology and Evolution, evx258
  7. Hiss M., Schneider L., Grosche C., Barth M.A., Neu C., Symeonidi A., Ullrich K.K., Perroud P.-F., Schallenberg-Rüdinger M. and Rensing S.A. (2017)
    Combination of the Endogenous lhcsr1 Promoter and Codon Usage Optimization Boosts Protein Expression in the Moss Physcomitrella patens.
    Front Plant Sci 8:1842.
  8. Richards C.L., Alonso C., Becker C., Bossdorf O., Bucher E., Colomé-Tatché M., Durka W., Engelhardt J., Gaspar B., Gogol-Döring A., Grosse I., van Gurp T.P., Heer K., Kronholm I., Lampei C., Latzel V., Mirouze M., Opgenoort, L., Paun O., Prohaska S. J., Rensing S.A., Stadler P. F., Trucchi E., Ullrich K. and Verhoeven K.J.F. (2017)
    Ecological plant epigenetics: Evidence from model and non-model species, and the way forward.
    Ecology Letters DOI: 10.1111/ele.12858
  9. Singer A., Poschmann G., Mühlich C., Valadez-Cano C., Hänsch S., Hüren V., Rensing S.A., Stühler K., Nowack E.C.M. (2017)
    Massive Protein Import into the Early-Evolutionary-Stage Photosynthetic Organelle of the Amoeba Paulinella chromatophora.
    Curr Biol 2017 Sep 6. pii: S0960-9822(17)31019-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.010. [Epub ahead of print] PDF
  10. Szövényi P., Ullrich K.K., Rensing S.A., Lang D., van Gessel N., Stenøien H.K., Conti E., Reski R. (2017)
    Selfing in haploid plants and efficacy of selection: codon usage bias in the model moss Physcomitrella patens.
    Genome Biol Evol. 9:1582
  11. Schallenberg-Rüdinger M., Oldenkott B., Hiss M., Trinh P.L., Knoop V., Rensing S.A. (2017)
    A Single-Target Mitochondrial RNA Editing Factor of Funaria hygrometrica Can Fully Reconstitute RNA Editing at Two Sites in Physcomitrella patens.
    Plant Cell Physiol 58:496-507
  12. Grosche C., Rensing S.A. (2017)
    Three rings for the evolution of plastid shape: a tale of land plant FtsZ.
    Protoplasma 2017 Mar 3. 254:1879 Readcube
  13. Rensing S.A. (2017)
    Why we need more non-seed plant models.
    New Phytol 2017 Feb 13. doi: 10.1111/nph.14464. [Epub ahead of print] PDF
  14. Hiss M., Meyberg R., Westermann J., Haas F.B., Schneider L., Schallenberg-Rüdinger M., Ullrich K.K., Rensing S.A. (2017)
    Sexual reproduction, sporophyte development and molecular variation in the model moss Physcomitrella patens: introducing the ecotype Reute.
    Plant J 90:606-620
  15. Ruprecht C., Proost S., Hernandez-Coronado M., Ortiz-Ramirez C., Lang D., Rensing S.A., Becker J.D., Vandepoele K., Mutwil M. (2017)
    Phylogenomic analysis of gene co-expression networks reveals the evolution of functional modules.
    Plant J 90:447-465
  16. Possart A., Xu T., Paik I., Hanke S., Keim S., Hermann H.M., Wolf L., Hiss M., Becker C., Huq E., Rensing S.A., Hiltbrunner A. (2017) Characterization Of Phytochrome Interacting Factors From The Moss Physcomitrella Patens Illustrates Conservation Of Phytochrome Signaling Modules In Land Plants. Plant Cell 29:310-330
  17. Rensing S.A. (2016)
    Plant Evo-Devo: How Tip Growth Evolved.
    Current Biology 26:R1228 PDF
  18. Lenser T., Graeber K., Cevik Ö.S., Adigüzel N., Dönmez A.A., Grosche C., Kettermann M., Mayland-Quellhorst S., Mérai Z., Mohammadin S., Nguyen T.P., Rümpler F., Schulze C., Sperber K., Steinbrecher T., Wiegand N., Strnad M., Mittelsten Scheid O., Rensing S.A., Schranz M.E., Theißen G., Mummenhoff K. and Leubner-Metzger G. (2016) Developmental Control and Plasticity of Fruit and Seed Dimorphism in Aethionema arabicum. Plant Physiol 172:1691
  19. Johansen W., Ako A.E., Demko V., Perroud P.F., Rensing S.A., Mekhlif A.K., Olsen O.A.. (2016) The DEK1 calpain Linker functions in three-dimensional body patterning in Physcomitrella patens. Plant Physiol 113:10168
  20. Altegoer F., Rensing S.A., Bange G. (2016) Structural basis for the CsrA-dependent modulation of translation initiation by an ancient regulatory protein. PNAS 113:10168 PDF
  21. Rensing S.A., Sheerin D.J., Hiltbrunner A. (2016) Phytochromes: More Than Meets the Eye. Trends Plant Sci 7:543 PDF
  22. Stevenson S.R., Kamisugi Y., Trinh C.H., Schmutz J., Jenkins J.W., Grimwood J., Muchero W., Tuskan G.A., Rensing S.A., Lang D., Reski R., Melkonian M., Rothfels C.J., Li F.W., Larsson A., Wong G.K., Edwards T.A., Cuming A.C. (2016) Genetic analysis of Physcomitrella patens identifies ABSCISIC ACID NON-RESPONSIVE (ANR), a regulator of ABA responses unique to basal land plants and required for desiccation tolerance. Plant Cell 2016 May 18. pii: tpc.00091.2016. [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Rensing S.A. (ed.) (2016) Genomes and Evolution of Charophytes, Bryophytes, Lycophytes and Ferns. Elsevier ISBN 9780128011027
  24. Rensing S.A. (2016) (Why) Does Evolution Favour Embryogenesis? Trends Plant Sci 7:562 PDF
  25. Heer K., Ullrich K.K., Liepelt S., Rensing S.A., Zhou J., Ziegenhagen B., Opgenoorth L. (2016) Detection of SNPs based on transcriptome sequencing in Norway spruce ( Picea abies (L.) Karst). Conservation Genetics Resources, 8:105
  26. Moog D., Rensing S.A., Archibald J.M., Maier U.G., Ullrich K.K. (2015) Localization and evolution of putative triose phosphate translocators in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Genome Biol Evol 7:2955
  27. Ullrich K.K., Hiss M, Rensing S.A. (2015) Means to optimize protein expression in transgenic plants. Curr Op Biotech 32:61 PDF
  28. Bolte K., Rensing S.A., Maier U.G. (2015) The evolution of eukaryotic cells from the perspective of peroxisomes: Phylogenetic analyses of peroxisomal beta-oxidation enzymes support mitochondria-first models of eukaryotic cell evolution. BioEssays 37:195
  29. Lang D. and Rensing S.A. (2015) The evolution of transcriptional regulation in the Viridiplantae and its correlation with morphological complexity. In: The evolution of multicellularity (eds. Ruiz-Trillo I. and Nedelcu A.M.) Springer p 303-333 PDF
  30. Ranjan A., Dickopf S., Ullrich K.K., Rensing S.A., Hoecker U. (2014) Functional analysis of COP1 and SPA orthologs from Physcomitrella and rice during photomorphogenesis of transgenic Arabidopsis reveals distinct evolutionary conservation. BMC Plant Biology 14:178
  31. Hiss M., Laule O., Meskauskiene R.M., Arif M.A., Decker E.L., Erxleben A., Frank W., Hanke S.T., Lang D., Martin A., Neu C., Reski R., Richardt S., Schallenberg-Rüdinger M., Szövényi P., Tiko T., Wiedemann G., Wolf L., Zimmermann P., Rensing S.A. (2014) Large-scale gene expression profiling data for the model moss Physcomitrella patens aid understanding of developmental progression, culture and stress conditions. Plant J. 79:530 PDF
  32. Beike A.K., von Stackelberg M., Schallenberg-Rüdinger M., Hanke S.T., Follo M., Quandt D., McDaniel S.F., Reski R., Tan B.C., Rensing S.A. (2014) Molecular evidence for convergent evolution and allopolyploid speciation within the Physcomitrium-Physcomitrella species complex. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:158
  33. Szövényi P., Perroud P.F., Symeonidi A., Stevenson S., Quatrano R.S., Rensing S.A., Cuming A.C., McDaniel S.F. (2014) De novo assembly and comparative analysis of the Ceratodon purpureus transcriptome. Mol Ecol Resour 15:203 PDF
  34. Widiez T., Symeonidi A., Luo C., Lam E., Lawton M., Rensing S.A. (2014) The chromatin landscape of the moss Physcomitrella patens and its dynamics during development and drought stress. Plant J. 79:67 PDF
  35. Sakakibara K., Reisewitz P., Aoyama T., Friedrich T., Ando S., Sato Y., Tamada Y., Nishiyama T., Hiwatashi Y., Kurata T., Ishikawa M., Deguchi H., Rensing S.A., Werr W., Murata T., Hasebe M., Laux T. (2014) WOX13-like genes are required for reprogramming of leaf and protoplast cells into stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Development 141:1660
  36. Rensing S.A., Beike A.K., Lang D. (2013) Evolutionary importance of generative polyploidy for genome evolution of haploid-dominant land plants. In: Plant Genome Diversity (Volume 2, eds. Greilhuber J., Dolezel J., Wendel J.) Springer ch. 18
  37. Rensing S.A. (2013) Gene duplication as a driver of plant morphogenetic evolution. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 17:43 PDF
  38. Tisserant E., Malbreil M., Kuo A., Kohler A., Symeonidi A., Balestrini R., Charron P., Duensing N., Frei dit Frey N., Gianinazzi-Pearson V., Gilbert L.B., Handa Y., Herr J.R., Hijri M., Koul R., Kawaguchi M., Krajinski F., Lammers P.J., Masclaux F.J., Murat C., Morin E., Ndikumana S., Pagni M., Petitpierre D., Requena N., Rosikiewicz P., Riley R., Saito K., San Clemente H., Shapiro H., van Tuinen D., Bécard G., Bonfante P., Paszkowski U., Shachar-Hill Y.Y., Tuskan G.A., Young P.W., Sanders I.R., Henrissat B., Rensing S.A., Grigoriev I.V., Corradi N., Roux C., Martin F. (2013) Genome of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus provides insight into the oldest plant symbiosis. PNAS 110:20117
  39. Hieno A., Ara Naznin H., Hyakumachi M., Sakurai T., Tokizawa M., Koyama H., Sato N., Nishiyama T., Hasebe M., Zimmer A.D., Lang D., Reski R., Rensing S.A., Obokata J., Yamamoto Y.Y. (2013) ppdb: plant promoter database version 3.0. Nucleic Acids Research 42:D1188
  40. Fuss J., Liegmann O., Krause K., Rensing S.A. (2013) Green Targeting Predictor and Ambiguous Targeting Predictor 2: the pitfalls of plant protein targeting prediction and of transient protein expression in heterologous systems. New Phytol 200:1022
  41. Zimmer A.D., Lang D., Buchta K., Rombauts S., Nishiyama T., Hasebe M., Van de Peer Y., Rensing S.A. , Reski R. (2013) Reannotation and extended community resources for the genome of the non-seed plant Physcomitrella patens provide insights into the evolution of plant gene structures and functions. BMC Genomics 14:498
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  42. Read B.A., Kegel J., Klute M.J., Kuo A., Lefebvre S.C., Maumus F., Mayer C., Miller J., Monier A., Salamov A., Young J., Aguilar M., Claverie J.M., Frickenhaus S., Gonzalez K., Herman E.K., Lin Y.C., Napier J., Ogata H., Sarno A.F., Shmutz J., Schroeder D., de Vargas C., Verret F., von Dassow P., Valentin K., Van de Peer Y., Wheeler G.; Emiliania huxleyi Annotation Consortium, Dacks J.B., Delwiche C.F., Dyhrman S.T., Glöckner G., John U., Richards T., Worden A.Z., Zhang X., Grigoriev I.V., Allen A.E., Bidle K., Borodovsky M., Bowler C., Brownlee C., Cock J.M., Elias M., Gladyshev V.N., Groth M., Guda C., Hadaegh A., Iglesias-Rodriguez M.D., Jenkins J., Jones B.M., Lawson T., Leese F., Lindquist E., Lobanov A., Lomsadze A., Malik S.B., Marsh M.E., Mackinder L., Mock T., Mueller-Roeber B., Pagarete A., Parker M., Probert I., Quesneville H., Raines C., Rensing S.A. , Riaño-Pachón D.M., Richier S., Rokitta S., Shiraiwa Y., Soanes D.M., van der Giezen M., Wahlund T.M., Williams B., Wilson W., Wolfe G., Wurch L.L. (2013) Pan genome of the phytoplankton Emiliania underpins its global distribution. Nature 499:209
    Cock et al.
  43. Bittner T., Campagne S., Neuhaus G., Rensing S.A., Fischer-Iglesias C. (2013) Identification and characterization of two wheat Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3/ SHAGGY-like kinases. BMC Plant Biology 13:64
  44. Busch H., Boerries M., Bao J., Hanke S.T., Tiko T., Hiss M., Rensing S.A. (2013) Network Theory Inspired Analysis of Time-Resolved Expression Data Reveals Key Players Guiding P. patens Stem Cell Development. PLoS ONE 8(4):e60494
  45. Collén J., Porcel B., Carré W., Ball S.G., Chaparro C., Tonon T., Barbeyron T., Michel G., Noel B., Valentin K., Elias M., Artiguenave F., Arun A., Aury J.M., Barbosa-Neto J.F., Bothwell J.H., Bouget F.Y., Brillet L., Cabello-Hurtado F., Capella-Gutiérrez S., Charrier B., Cladiére L., Cock J.M., Coelho S.M., Colleoni C., Czjzek M., Da Silva C., Delage L., Denoeud F., Deschamps P., Dittami S.M., Gabaldón T., Gachon C.M., Groisillier A., Hervé C., Jabbari K., Katinka M., Kloareg B., Kowalczyk N., Labadie K., Leblanc C., Lopez P.J., McLachlan D.H., Meslet-Cladiere L., Moustafa A., Nehr Z., Nyvall Collén P., Panaud O., Partensky F., Poulain J., Rensing S.A., Rousvoal S., Samson G, Symeonidi A., Weissenbach J., Zambounis A., Wincker P., Boyen C. (2013) Genome structure and metabolic features in the red seaweed Chondrus crispus shed light on evolution of the Archaeplastida. PNAS 110:5247
  46. Schönknecht G., Chen W.H., Ternes C.M., Barbier G.G., Shrestha R.P., Stanke M., Bräutigam A., Baker B.J., Banfield J.F., Garavito R.M., Carr K., Wilkerson C., Rensing S.A., Gagneul D., Dickenson N.E., Oesterhelt C., Lercher M.J., Weber A.P. (2013) Gene transfer from bacteria and archaea facilitated evolution of an extremophilic eukaryote. Science 339:1207
    Price et al. Prime
  47. The Ectocarpus Genome Consortium (2012) The Ectocarpus Genome and Brown Algal Genomics. In: Genomic Insights into the Biology of Algae (Series: Advances in Botanical Research) Elsevier 64:141
  48. Curtis B.A., Tanifuji G., Burki F., Gruber A., Irimia M., Maruyama S., Arias M.C., Ball S.G., Gile G.H., Hirakawa Y., Hopkins J.F., Kuo A., Rensing S.A., Schmutz J., Symeonidi A., Elias M., Eveleigh R.J., Herman E.K., Klute M.J., Nakayama T., Oborník M., Reyes-Prieto A., Armbrust E.V., Aves S.J., Beiko R.G., Coutinho P., Dacks J.B., Durnford D.G., Fast N.M., Green B.R., Grisdale C.J., Hempel F., Henrissat B., Höppner M.P., Ishida K., Kim E., Kořený L., Kroth P.G., Liu Y., Malik S.B., Maier U.G., McRose D., Mock T., Neilson J.A., Onodera N.T., Poole A.M., Pritham E.J., Richards T.A., Rocap G., Roy S.W., Sarai C., Schaack S., Shirato S., Slamovits C.H., Spencer D.F., Suzuki S., Worden A.Z., Zauner S., Barry K., Bell C., Bharti A.K., Crow J.A., Grimwood J., Kramer R., Lindquist E., Lucas S., Salamov A., McFadden G.I., Lane C.E., Keeling P.J., Gray M.W., Grigoriev I.V., Archibald J.M. (2012) Algal genomes reveal evolutionary mosaicism and the fate of nucleomorphs. Nature 492:59
    Cock et al.
  49. Viaene T., Delwiche C.F., Rensing S.A., Friml J. (2013) Origin and evolution of PIN auxin transporters in the green lineage. Trends Plant Sci 18:5
  50. Helmstädter M., Lüthy K., Gödel M., Simons M., Nihalani A.D., Rensing S.A., Fischbach K.F., Huber T.B. (2012) Functional Study of Mammalian Neph Proteins in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One 7:e40300
  51. Richter H., Lieberei R., Strnad M., Novák O., Gruz J., Rensing S.A., von Schwartzenberg K. (2012) Polyphenol oxidases in Physcomitrella: functional PPO1 knockout modulates cytokinin-dependent developmentin the moss Physcomitrella patens. J Exp Bot 63:5121
  52. Kreutz C., Gehring J.S., Lang D., Reski R., Timmer J., Rensing S.A. (2012) TSSi - An R package for transcription start site identification from 5' mRNA tag data. Bioinformatics 28:1641
  53. Price D.C., Chan C.X., Yoon H.S., Yang E.C., Qiu H., Weber A.P.M., Schwacke R., Gross J., Blouin N.A., Lane C., Reyes-Prieto A., Durnford D.G., Neilson J.A.D., Lang B.F., Burger G., Steiner J.M., Löffelhardt W., Meuser J.E., Posewitz M.C., Ball S., Arias M.C., Henrissat B., Coutinho P.M., Rensing S.A., Symeonidi A., Doddapaneni A., Green B.R., Rajah V.D., Boore J., Bhattacharya D. (2012) Cyanophora paradoxa genome elucidates origin of photosynthesis in algae and plants. Science 335:843
    Price et al.
  54. Sturm G., Buchta K., Kurz T., Rensing S.A., Gescher J. (2012) Draft Genome Sequence of Leucobacter chromiiresistens, an Extremely Chromium-Tolerant Strain. J Bacteriol 194:540
  55. Tisserant E., Kohler A., Dozolme-Seddas P., Balestrini R., Benabdellah K., Colard A., Croll D., Da Silva C., Gomez S.K., Koul R., Ferrol N., Fiorilli V., Formey D., Franken P., Helber N., Hijri M., Lanfranco L., Lindquist E., Liu Y., Malbreil M., Morin E., Poulain J., Shapiro H., van Tuinen D., Waschke A., Azcón-Aguilar C., Bécard G., Bonfante P., Harrison M.J., Küster H., Lammers P., Paszkowski U., Requena N., Rensing S.A., Roux C., Sanders I.R., Shachar-Hill Y., Tuskan G., Young J.P., Gianinazzi-Pearson V., Martin F. (2011) The transcriptome of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices (DAOM 197198) reveals functional tradeoffs in an obligate symbiont. New Phytol 193:755
  56. Luo L., Hannemann M., Koenig S., Hegermann J., Ailion M., Cho M.-K., Sasidharan N., Zweckstetter M., Rensing S.A. and Eimer S. (2011) The C. elegans GARP complex contains the conserved Vps51 subunitand is required to maintain lysosomal morphology. Mol Biol Cell 22:2564
  57. Banks J.A., Nishiyama T., Hasebe M., Bowman J.L., Gribskov M., dePamphilis C., Albert V.A., Aono N., Aoyama T., Ambrose B.A., Ashton N.W., Axtell M.J., Barker E., Barker M.S., Bennetzen J.L., Bonawitz N.D.,  C., Cheng C., Correa L.G.G., Dacre M., DeBarry J., Dreyer I., Elias M., Engstrom E.M., Estelle M., Feng L., Finet C., Floyd S.K., Frommer W.B., Fujita T., Gramzow L., Gutensohn M., Harholt J., Hattori M., Heyl A., Hira T., Hiwatashi Y., Ishikawa M., Iwata M., Karol K.G., Koehler B., Kolukisaoglu U., Kubo M., Kurata T., Lalonde S., Li K., Li Y., Litt A., Lyons E., Manning G., Maruyama T., Michael T.P., Mikami K., Miyazaki S., Morinaga S., Murata T., Mueller‐Roeber B., Nelson D.R., Obara M., Okuri Y., Olmstead R.G., Onodera N., Petersen B.L., Pils B., Prigge M., Rensing S.A., Riaño-Pachón D.M., Roberst A.W., Sato Y., Scheller H.V., Schulz B., Schulz C., Shakirov E.V., Shibagaki N., Shinohara N., Shippen D.E., Sørensen I., Sotooka R., Sugimoto N., Sugita M., Sumikawa N., Tanurdzic M., Theißen G., Ulvskov P., Wakazuki S., Weng J.-K., Willats W.W.G.T., Wipf D., Wolf P.G., Yang L., Zimmer A.D., Zhu Q., Mitros T., Hellsten U., Loqué D., Ottilar R., Salamov A., Schmutz J., Shapiro H., Lindquist E., Lucas S., Rokhsar D., Grigoriev I.V. (2011) The Selaginella Genome Identifies Genetic Changes Associated with the Evolution of Vascular Plants. Science 332:960
    Banks et al.
  58. Rüdinger M., Szövényi P., Rensing S.A., Knoop V. (2011) Assigning DYW-type PPR proteins to RNA editing sites in the funariid mosses Physcomitrella patens and Funaria hygrometrica. Plant J 67:370
  59. Timmerhaus G., Hanke S.T., Buchta K., Rensing S.A. (2011) Prediction and validation of promoters involved in the abscisic acid response in Physcomitrella patens. Mol Plant 4:713
  60. Beike A.K., Horst N.A., Rensing S.A. (2010) Axenic bryophyte in vitro cultivation. Endocyt Cell Res 20:102
  61. Hanke S.T., Rensing S.A. (2010) In vitro association of non-seed plant gametophytes with arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi. Endocyt Cell Res 20:95
  62. Szövényi P., Rensing S.A., Lang D., Wray G.A., Shaw A.J. (2010) Generation-biased gene expression in a bryophyte model system. Mol Biol Evol 28:803
  63. Prochnik S., Umen J., Nedelcu A., Hallmann A., Mille S.M., Nishii I., Ferris P., Kuo A., Mitros T., Hellsten U., Chapman J., Simakov O., Rensing S.A. Terry A., Pangilinan J., Kapitonov V., Salamov A.,Shapiro H., Schmutz J., Grimwood J., Lindquist E., Lucas S., Grigoriev I., Schmitt R., Kirk D., Rokhsar D. (2010) Genomic analysis of organismal complexity in the multicellular green alga Volvox. Science 329:223
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  64. Lang D., Weiche B., Timmerhaus G., Richardt S., Riano-Pachon D.M., Correa L.G.G., Reski R., Mueller-Roeber B., Rensing S.A. (2010) Genome-wide phylogenetic comparative analysis of plant transcriptional regulation: a timeline of loss, gain, expansion and correlation with complexity. Genome Biology and Evolution 2:488
  65. Wolf L., Rizzini L., Stracke R., Ulm R., Rensing S.A. (2010) The molecular and physiological response of Physcomitrella patens to UV-B. Plant Physiology 153:1123
    Wolf et al.
  66. Cock J.M., Sterck L., Rouzé P., Scornet D., Allen A.E., Amoutzias G., Anthouard V., Artiguenave F., Aury J.-M., Badger J.H., Beszteri B., Billiau K., Bonnet E., Bothwell J.H.F., Bowler C., Boyen C., Brownlee C., Carrano C.J., Charrier B., Cho G.Y., Coelho S.M., Collén J., Corre E., Delage L., Delaroque N., Dittami S.M., Doulbeau S., Elias M., Farnham G., Gachon C.M.M., Gschloessl B., Heesch S., Jabbari K., Jubin C., Kawai H., Kimura K., Kloareg B., Küpper F.C., Lang D., Le Bail A., Leblanc C., Lerouge P., Lohr M., Lopez P.J., Martens C., Maumus F., Michel G., Miranda-Saavedra D., Morales J., Moreau H., Motomura T., Nagasato C., Napoli C.A., Nelson D.R., Nyvall-Collén P., Peters A.F., Pommier C., Potin P., Poulain J., Quesneville H., Read B., Rensing S.A., Ritter A., Rousvoal S., Samanta M., Samson G., Schroeder D.C., Ségurens B., Strittmatter M., Tonon T., Tregear J., Valentin K., von Dassow P., Yamagishi T., Van de Peer Y., Wincker P. (2010) The Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in the brown algae. Nature 465:617
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  67. Hoenemann C., Richardt S., Krüger K., Zimmer A.D., Hohe A., Rensing S.A. (2010) Large impact of the apoplast on somatic embryogenesis in Cyclamen persicum offers possibilities for improved developmental control in vitro. BMC Plant Biology 10:77
  68. Sinha R., Zimmer A.D., Bolte K., Lang D., Reski R., Platzer M., Rensing S.A., Backofen R. (2010) Identification and characterization of NAGNAG alternative splicing in the moss Physcomitrella patens. BMC Plant Biology 10:76
  69. Beike A.K. and Rensing S.A. (2010) The Physcomitrella patens genome – a first stepping stone towards understanding bryophyte and land plant evolution. Tropical Bryology 31:43 (special issue in honor of Jan-Peter Frahm)
  70. Van der Graaff E., Laux ., Rensing S.A. (2009) The WUS homeobox-containing (WOX) protein family. Genome Biology 10:248
  71. Perez-Rodriguez P., Riano-Pachon D.M., Correa L.G., Rensing S.A., Kersten B., Mueller-Roeber B. (2010) PlnTFDB: updated content and new features of the plant transcription factor database. Nucleic Acids Res. 38:D822
  72. Richardt S., Timmerhaus G., Lang D., Qudeimat E., Correa L.G., Reski R., Rensing S.A., Frank W. (2010) Microarray analysis of the moss Physcomitrella patens reveals evolutionarily conserved transcriptional regulation of salt stress and abscisic acid signalling. Plant Mol Biol 72:27
  73. McDaniel S.F., von Stackelberg M., Richardt S., Quatrano R.S., Reski R., Rensing S.A. (2009) The speciation history of the Physcomitrium-Physcomitrella species complex. Evolution 64:217
  74. Mosquna A., Katz A., Decker E.L., Rensing S.A., Reski R., Ohad N. (2009) Regulation of stem cell maintenance by the Polycomb protein FIE has been conserved during land plant evolution. Development 136:2433
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  75. Paponov I.A., Teale W., Lang D., Molendijk A., Paponov M., Reski R., Rensing S.A., Palme K. (2009) The evolution of nuclear auxin signaling. BMC Evol. Biol. 9:126
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  76. Rensing S.A., Lang D., Zimmer A.D. (2009) Comparative genomics. In: The moss Physcomitrella patens (eds. Knight C., Perroud P.-F., Cove D.) Annual Plant Rev. 36:42 (proofing stage PDF)
  77. Mitschke J., Fuss J., Blum T., Höglund A., Reski R., Kohlbacher O., Rensing S.A. (2009) Prediction of dual protein targeting to plant organelles. New Phytol. 183:224
  78. Rüdinger M., Funk H.T., Rensing S.A., Maier U.-G., Knoop V. (2009) RNA editing: only eleven sites are present in the Physcomitrella patens mitochondrial transcriptome and a universal nomenclature proposal. Mol. Genet. Genom. 281:473
  79. Lang D., Zimmer A.D., Rensing S.A., Reski R. (2008) Exploring plant biodiversity: the Physcomitrella genome and beyond. Trends Plant Sci. 13:542
  80. Maier U.-G., Bozarth A., Funk H.T., Zauner S., Rensing S.A., Schmitz-Linneweber C., Börner T. and Tillich M. (2008) Complex Chloroplast RNA Metabolism: Just Debugging the Genetic Programme? BMC Biology 6:36
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  81. Kamisugi Y., von Stackelberg M., Lang D.,  Care M.,  Reski R., Rensing S.A., Cuming A.C. (2008) A sequence-anchored genetic linkage map for the moss Physcomitrella patens. Plant J. 56:855
  82. Rensing S.A., Lang D., Zimmer A.D., Terry A., Salamov A., Shapiro H., Nishiyama T., Perroud P.-F., Lindquist E., Kamisugi Y., Tanahashi T., Sakakibara K., Fujita T., Oishi K., Shin-I T., Kuroki Y., Toyoda A., Suzuki Y., Hashimoto S., Yamaguchi K., Sugano S., Kohara Y., Fujiyama A., Anterola A., Aoki S., Ashton N., Barbazuk W.B., Barker E., Bennetzen J.L., Blankenship R., Cho S.H., Dutcher S.K., Estelle M., Fawcett J.A., Gundlach H., Hanada K., Heyl A., Hicks K.A., Hughes J., Lohr M., Mayer K., Melkozernov A., Murata T., Nelson D., Pils B., Prigge M., Reiss B., Renner T., Rombauts S., Rushton P.J., Sanderfoot A., Schween G., Shiu S., Stueber K., Theodoulou F.L., Tu H., Van de Peer Y., Verrier P.J., Waters E., Wood A., Yang L., Cove D., Cuming A.C., Hasebe M., Lucas S., Mishler B.D., Reski R., Grigoriev I.V., Quatrano R.S., Boore J.L. (2008) The genome of the moss Physcomitrella patens reveals evolutionary insights into the conquest of land by plants. Science 319:64-69 paper supplement
  83. Rensing S.A., Ick J., Fawcett J.A., Lang D., Zimmer A., Van de Peer Y., Reski R. (2007) An ancient genome duplication contributed to the abundance of metabolic genes in the moss Physcomitrella patens. BMC Evol. Biol. 7:130. Erratum
  84. Zimmer A., Lang D., Richardt S., Frank W., Reski R. and Rensing S.A. (2007) Dating the early evolution of plants: detection and molecular clock analyses of orthologs. Mol Genet. Genom. 278:393
  85. Richardt S., Lang D., Reski R., Frank W. and Rensing S.A. (2007) PlanTAPDB: A phylogeny-based resource of plant transcription associated proteins. Plant Physiol. 143:1452-1466
  86. Kamisugi Y., Schlink K., Rensing S.A., Schnween G., Von Stackelberg M., Cuming A.C., Reski R. and Cove D.J. (2006) The mechanism of gene targeting in Physcomitrella patens: homologous recombination, concatenation and multiple integration. Nucleic Acids Res. 34:6205-6214
  87. von Stackelberg M., Rensing S.A. and Reski R. (2006) Identification of genic moss SSR markers and a comparative analysis of twenty-four algal and plant gene indices reveal species-specific rather than group-specific characteristics of microsatellites. BMC Plant Biology 6:9
  88. Rensing S.A., Lang D., Schumann E., Reski R. and Hohe A. (2005) EST sequencing from embryogenic Cyclamen persicum cell cultures identifies a high proportion of transcripts homologous to plant genes involved in somatic embryogenesis. J Plant Growth Regulation 24:102-115
  89. Lang D., Eisinger J., Reski R. and Rensing S.A. (2005) Representation and high-quality annotation of the Physcomitrella patens transcriptome demonstrates a high proportion of proteins involved in metabolism among mosses. Plant Biol 7:238-250
  90. Schween G., Egener T., Fritzowsky D., Granado J., Guitton M.C., Hartmann N., Hohe A., Holtorf H., Lang D., Lucht J.M., Reinhard C., Rensing S.A., Schlink K., Schulte J., and Reski R. (2005) Large-scale analysis of 73,329 Physcomitrella plants transformed with different gene disruption libraries: production parameters and mutant phenotypes. Plant Biol 7:228-237

  91. Rensing S.A. , Fritzowsky D., Lang D. and Reski R. (2005) Protein encoding genes in an ancient plant: analysis of codon usage, retained genes and splice sites in a moss, Physcomitrella patens. BMC Genomics 6:43

  92. Kiessling J., Martin A., Gremillon L., Rensing S.A., Nick P., Sarnighausen E., Decker E.L., and Reski R. (2004) Dual targeting of plastid division protein FtsZ to chloroplasts and the cytoplasm. EMBO Rep 5:889-894

  93. Rensing S.A., Kiessling J., Reski R., and Decker E.L. (2004) Diversification of FtsZ during early land plant evolution. J Mol Evol 58:154-162

  94. Rensing S.A., Lang D. and Reski R. (2003): In silico prediction of UTR repeats using clustered EST data. In: Proceedings of the German Conference on Bioinformatics 2003, Mewes H.-W., Heun V., Frishman D., Kramer S. (eds.), pp 117-122, Belleville Verlag Michael Farin, Munich, Germany

  95. Rensing S.A., Rombauts S., Van de Peer Y., and Reski R. (2002) Moss transcriptome and beyond. Trends Plant Sci 7:535-538

  96. Hohe A., Rensing S.A., Mildner M., Lang D., and Reski R. (2002) Day length and temperature strongly influence sexual reproduction and expression of a novel MADS-box gene in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Plant Biol 4:595-602

  97. Rensing S.A., Rombauts S., Hohe A., Lang D., Duwenig E., Rouze P., Van de Peer Y. and Reski R. (2002): The transcriptome of the moss Physcomitrella patens: comparative analysis reveals a rich source of new genes.

  98. Egener T., Granado J., Guitton M.-C., Hohe A., Holtorf H., Lucht J.M., Rensing S.A., Schlink K., Schulte J., Schween G., Zimmermann S., Duwenig E., Rak B., Reski R. (2002): High frequency of phenotypic deviations in Physcomitrella patens plants transformed with a gene-disruption library. BMC Plant Biology 2, 6.
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  99. Kiessling J., Kruse S., Rensing S.A., Harter K., Decker E.L. and Reski R. (2000): Visualization of a Cytoskeleton-like FtsZ Network in Chloroplasts. J Cell Biol 151:945-950

  100. Fraunholz M.J., Wastl J., Zauner S., Rensing S.A., Scherzinger M.M. and Maier U.-G. (1997) The evolution of cryptophytes. Pl Syst Evol 11:163-174

  101. Rensing S.A., Obrdlik P., Rober-Kleber N., Müller S.B., Hofmann C.J.B., Van de Peer Y. and Maier U.-G. (1997) Molecular phylogeny of the stress-70 protein family with reference to algal relationships. Eur J Phycol 32:279-285

  102. Van de Peer Y., Rensing S.A., Maier U.-G. and De Wachter R. (1996) Substitution rate calibration of small subunit ribosomal RNA identifies chlorarachniophyte endosymbionts as remnants of green algae. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 93:7732-7736

  103. Goddemeier M.L., Rensing S.A. and Feix G. (1996) Characterization of a maize ribosomal P2 protein cDNA and phylogenetic analysis of the P1/P2 family of ribosomal proteins. Plant Mol Biol 30:655-658

  104. Maier U.-G., Rensing S.A., Igloi G.L. and Maerz M. (1995) Twintrons are not unique to the Euglena chloroplast genome: structure and evolution of a plastome cpn60 gene from a cryptomonad. Mol Gen Genet 246:128-131

  105. Rensing S.A., Müller S.B., Hofmann C.J.B., Häuber M.M. and Maier U.-G. (1994) Protein translocation across 4 membranes: A hypothesis. Endocyt Cell Res 10:259-260

  106. Hofmann C.J.B, Rensing S.A., Häuber M.M, Martin W.F., Müller S.B., Couch J., McFadden G.I., Igloi G.L. and Maier U.-G. (1994) Smallest known eukaryotic genomes encode a protein gene: towards an understanding of nucleomorph functions. Mol Gen Genet 243:600-604

  107. Tropf S., Lanz T., Rensing S.A., Schröder J. and Schröder G. (1994) Evidence that stilbene synthases have developed from chalcone synthases several times in the course of evolution. J Mol Evol 38:610-618

  108. Rensing S.A. and Maier U.-G. (1994) Phylogenetic analysis of the stress-70 protein family. J Mol Evol 39:80-86

  109. Rensing S.A. and Maier U.-G. (1994) The SecY protein family: Comparative analysis and phylogenetic relationships. Mol Phyl Evol 3:187-191

  110. Müller S.B., Rensing S.A., Martin W.F. and Maier U.-G. (1994) cDNA cloning of a Sec61 homologue from the alga Pyrenomonas salina. Curr Genet 26:410-414

  111. Rensing S.A., Goddemeier M., Hofmann C.J.B. and Maier U.-G. (1994) The presence of a nucleomorph hsp70 gene is a common feature of Cryptophyta and Chlorarachniophyta. Curr Genet 26:451-455

  112. Müller S.B., Rensing S.A. and Maier U.-G. (1994) The cryptomonad histone H4-encoding gene: Structure and chromosomal localization. Gene 150:299-302

  113. Häuber M.M., Hofmann C.J.B., Müller S.B., Rensing S.A. and Maier U.-G. (1994) The evolution of complex plastids. Endocyt Cell Res 10:259-260

  114. Griess E.A., Rensing S.A., Grasser K.D., Maier U.-G., Feix G. (1993) Phylogenetic relationships of HMG box DNA-binding domains. J Mol Evol 37:204-210

  115. Maerz M., Rensing S., Igloi G.L. and Maier U.-G. (1992) Evolutionary analysis of the plastid-encoded gene for the subunit of the DNA-dependent RNA polymerase of Pyrenomonas salina (Cryptophyceae). Curr Genet 22:479-482