Professor Gerhard Leubner

  1. 2017
  2. Published

    Improving Crop Seed Quality and Seedling Performance

    Leubner, G. Sep 2017 In : IMPACT. 7, p. 81-83 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    The biomechanics of seed germination

    Steinbrecher, T. & Leubner, G. 1 Feb 2017 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 68, p. 765-783 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Biomechanical Properties of Wheat Grains: the implications on Milling

    Hourston, J., Ignatz, M., Reith, M., Leubner, G. & Steinbrecher, T. 18 Jan 2017 In : Journal of the Royal Society. Interface. 14, 126

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Seed dormancy: Development of Dormancy

    Graeber, K., Nakabayashi, K. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2017 Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences. Thomas, B., Murray, B. & Murphy, D. (eds.). 2nd ed. Waltham, MA: Elsevier, Vol. 1, p. 483-489 8 p. 209

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  6. Published

    Seed Dormancy: Genetics of Dormancy

    Nakabayashi, K., Graeber, K. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2017 Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences. Thomas, B., Murray, B. & Murphy, D. (eds.). 2nd ed. Waltham, MA: Elsevier, Vol. 1, p. 504-508 5 p. 210

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  7. 2016
  8. Published

    Developmental control and plasticity of fruit and seed dimorphism in Aethionema arabicum

    Graeber, K. , Schulze, C. , Steinbrecher, T. , Leubner-Metzger, G. & 19 others Lenser, T., Adigüzel, N., Batur, Ö. S., Dönmez, A. A., Grosche, C., Klettermann, M., Mayland-Quellhorst, S., Merai, Z., Mohammadin, S., Nguyen, T-P., Rümpler, F., Sperber, K., Wiegand, N., Strnad, M., Mittelsten Scheid, O., Rensing, S., Schranz, M. E., Theißen, G. & Mummenhoff, K. 4 Oct 2016 In : Plant Physiology. 172, November, p. 1691-1707 17 p., PP2016-00838R1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Gibberellins and seed germination

    Urbanova, T. & Leubner-Metzger, G. May 2016 Annual Plant Reviews: The Gibberellins. Hedden, P. & Thomas, S. G. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 49, p. 253-284 31 p. Chapter 9

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  10. 2015
  11. Published

    Promotion of Testa Rupture during Lepidium sativum Germination Involves Seed Compartment-Specific Expression and Activity of Pectin Methylesterases

    Scheler, C., Weitbrecht, K., Pearce, S., Hampstead, A., Büttner-Mainik, A., Lee, K. J. D., Voegele, A., Oracz, K., Dekkers, B. J. W., Wang, X., Wood, A., Bentsink, L., King, J. R., Knox, P., Holdsworth, M., Müller, K. & Leubner-Metzger, G. Jan 2015 In : Plant Physiology. 167, p. 200-215 16 p., PLANTPHYSIOL/2014/247429

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. 2014
  13. Published

    DELAY OF GERMINATION 1 mediates a conserved coat dormancy mechanism for the temperature- and gibberellin-dependent control of seed germination

    Graeber, K., Linkies, A., Steinbrecher, T., Mummenhoff, K., Tarkowska, D., Tureckova, V., Ignatz, M., Sperber, K., Voegele, A., de Jong, H., Urbanova, T., Strnad, M. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 11 Aug 2014 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. p. E3571-E3580 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. 2013
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    Transcriptional dynamics of two seed compartments with opposing roles in Arabidopsis seed germination

    Dekkers, B. J. W., Pearce, S., van Bolderen-Veldkamp, R. P. . M., Marshall, A., Widera, P., Gilbert, J., Drost, H-G., Bassel, G. W., Müller, K., King, J. R., Wood, A. T. A., Quint, M., Krasnogor, N., Leubner-Metzger, G., Holdsworth, M. & Bentsink, L. 13 Jul 2013 In : Plant Physiology. 163, p. 205-215

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Forthcoming

    Mysterious objects in the pleural biopsy of a patient with recurrent pleural empyema: Photo Quiz Answer: Tomato seeds in the pleural biopsy after emergency thoracotomy

    Held, J., Graeber, K., Leubner-Metzger, G., Kunkel, T., Theilacker, C., Kramme, S. & Schmitt-Graeff, A. 2013 In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. in press

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Spatiotemporal seed development analysis provides insight into primary dormancy induction and evolution of the Lepidium DELAY OF GERMINATION1 genes

    Graeber, K., Voegele, A., Büttner-Mainik, A., Sperber, K., Mummenhoff, K. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2013 In : Plant Physiology. 161, p. 1903-1917 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Transcriptome-wide mapping of pea seed ageing reveals a pivotal role for genes related to oxidative stress and programmed cell death

    Chen, H., Osuna, D., Colville, L., Lorenzo, O., Graeber, K., Küster, H., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Kranner, I. 2013 In : PLoS One. 8, e78471

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2012
  20. Published

    Beyond gibberellins and abscisic acid: how ethylene and jasmonates control seed germination

    Linkies, A. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2012 In : Plant Cell Reports. 31, 2, p. 253-270 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Distinct cell wall architectures in seed endosperms in representatives of the Brassicaceae and Solanaceae

    Lee, K. J. D., Dekkers, B. J. W., Steinbrecher, T., Walsh, C. T., Bacic, A., Bentsink, L., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Paul Knox, J. 2012 In : Plant Physiology. 160, 3, p. 1551-1566 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Dose- and tissue-specific interaction of monoterpenes with the gibberellin-mediated release of potato tuber bud dormancy, sprout growth and induction of alpha-amylases and beta-amylases

    Rentzsch, S., Podzimska, D., Voegele, A., Imbeck, M., Müller, K., Linkies, A. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2012 In : Planta. 235, 1, p. 137-151 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Embryo growth, testa permeability, and endosperm weakening are major targets for the environmentally regulated inhibition of Lepidium sativum seed germination by myrigalone A

    Voegele, A., Graeber, K., Oracz, K., Tarkowska, D., Jacquemoud, D., Tureckova, V., Urbanova, T., Strnad, M. & Leubner, G. 2012 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 63, p. 5337-5350 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Molecular mechanisms of seed dormancy

    Graeber, K., Nakabayashi, K., Miatton, E., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Soppe, W. J. 2012 In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 35, p. 1769-1786 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Myrigalone A inhibits Lepidium sativum seed germination by interference with gibberellin metabolism and apoplastic superoxide production required for embryo extension growth and endosperm rupture

    Oracz, K., Voegele, A., Tarkowska, D., Jacquemoud, D., Tureckova, V., Urbanova, T., Strnad, M., Sliwinska, E. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2012 In : Plant and Cell Physiology. 53, p. 81-95 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Role of a respiratory burst oxidase of Lepidium sativum (cress) seedlings in root development and auxin signalling

    Müller, K., Linkies, A., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Kermode, A. R. 2012 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 63, 18, p. 6325-6334 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. 2011
  28. Published

    A guideline to family-wide comparative state-of-the-art quantitative RT-PCR analysis exemplified with a Brassicaceae cross-species seed germination case study

    Graeber, K., Linkies, A., Wood, A. T. A. & Leubner-Metzger, G. Jun 2011 In : Plant Cell. 23, 6, p. 2045-2063 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    First off the mark: early seed germination

    Weitbrecht, K., Müller, K. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2011 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. p. 3289-3309 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Members of the gibberellin receptor gene family GID1 (GIBBERELLIN INSENSITIVE DWARF1) play distinct roles during Lepidium sativum and Arabidopsis thaliana seed germination

    Voegele, A., Linkies, A., Müller, K. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2011 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 62, 14, p. 5131-5147 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Regulation of seed germination in the close Arabidopsis relative Lepidium sativum: a global tissue-specific transcript analysis

    Morris, K., Linkies, A., Müller, K., Oracz, K., Wang, X., Lynn, J. R., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Finch-Savage, W. E. 2011 In : Plant Physiology. 155, 4, p. 1851-1870 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. 2010
  33. Published

    Cross-species approaches to seed dormancy and germination: Conservation and biodiversity of ABA-regulated mechanisms and the Brassicaceae DOG1 genes

    Graeber, K., Linkies, A., Müller, K., Wunchova, A., Rott, A. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2010 In : Plant Molecular Biology. 73, p. 67-87 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Dormancy in plant seeds: Dormancy and resistance in harsh environments

    Hilhorst, H. W. M., Finch-Savage, W. E., Buitink, J., Bolingue, W. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2010 Dormancy and resistance in harsh environments. Lubzens, E., Cerda, J. & Clark, M. (eds.). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, Vol. 21, p. 43-67 25 p. (Topics in Current Genetics)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  35. Published

    In vivo 1H NMR microimaging during seed imbibition, germination and early growth: Methods in Molecular Biology: Seed Dormancy

    Terskikh, V., Müller, K., Kermode, A. R. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2010 Methods in Molecular Biology: Seed Dormancy. Kermode, A. R. (ed.). Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. Published

    Peroxidases identified in a substractive cDNA library approach show tissue-specific transcript abundance and enzyme activity during seed germination of Lepidium sativum

    Linkies, A., Schuster-Sherpa, U., Tintelnot, S., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Müller, K. 2010 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 61, p. 491-502 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Proteomics reveal tissue-specific features of the cress (Lepidium sativum L.) endosperm cap proteome and hormone-induced changes during seed germination

    Müller, K., Job, C., Belghazi, M., Job, D. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2010 In : Proteomics. 10, p. 406-416 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    The evolution of seeds

    Linkies, A., Graeber, K., Knight, C. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2010 In : New Phytologist. 186, p. 817-831 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. 2009
  40. Published

    Ethylene interacts with abscisic acid to regulate endosperm rupture during germination: A comparative approach using Lepidium sativum and Arabidopsis thaliana

    Linkies, A., Müller, K., Morris, K., Turečková, V., Wenk, M., Cadman, C. S. C., Corbineau, F., Strnad, M., Lynn, J. R., Finch-Savage, W. E. & Leubner-Metzger, G. Dec 2009 In : Plant Cell. 21, 12, p. 3803-3822 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    The NADPH-Oxidase AtrbohB plays a role in Arabidopsis seed after-ripening

    Müller, K., Carstens, A. C., Linkies, A., Torres, M. A. & Leubner-Metzger, G. Dec 2009 In : New Phytologist. 184, 4, p. 885-897 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    In vivo cell wall loosening by hydroxyl radicals during cress seed germination and elongation growth

    Müller, K., Linkies, A., Vreeburg, R. A. M., Fry, S. C., Krieger-Liszkay, A. & Leubner-Metzger, G. Aug 2009 In : Plant Physiology. 150, 4, p. 1855-1865 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. 2007
  44. Published

    1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid and abscisic acid during the germination of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) - a comparative study of fruits and seeds

    Hermann, K., Meinhard, J., Dobrev, P., Linkies, A., Pesek, B., Heß, B., Machackova, I., Fischer, U. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2007 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 58, p. 3047-3060 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    A role for reactive oxygen species in endosperm weakening: Seeds: Biology, Development and Ecology

    Müller, K., Heß, B. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2007 Seeds: Biology, Development and Ecology. Adkins, S., Ashmore, S. & Navie, S. (eds.). Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: CABI PUBLISHING, p. 287-295 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  46. Published

    Emerging and established model systems for endosperm weakening: Seeds: Biology, Development and Ecology

    Leubner-Metzger, G., Kucera, B. & Müller, K. 2007 Seeds: Biology, Development and Ecology. Adkins, S., Ashmore, S. & Navie, S. (eds.). Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: CABI PUBLISHING, p. 195-204 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  47. Published

    Samendormanz und Keimungskontrolle: Gene, Umweltfaktoren und Klimawandel

    Leubner-Metzger, G. 2007 In : Vorträge für Pflanzenzüchtung. 72, p. 87-104 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. 2006
  49. Published
  50. Published

    Hormonal interactions during seed dormancy release and germination: Handbook of Seed Science and Technology

    Leubner-Metzger, G. 2006 Handbook of Seed Science and Technology. Basra, A. S. (ed.). Binghamton, New York, USA: The Harworth Press, p. 303-341 39 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  51. Published

    Seed dormancy and the control of germination

    Finch-Savage, W. E. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2006 In : New Phytologist. 171, p. 501-523 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. 2005
  53. Published

    Plant hormone interactions during seed dormancy release and germination

    Kucera, B., Cohn, M. A. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2005 In : Seed Science Research. 15, p. 281-307 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    ß-1,3-Glucanase gene expression in low-hydrated seeds as a mechanism for dormancy release during tobacco after-ripening

    Leubner-Metzger, G. 2005 In : Plant Journal. 41, p. 133-145 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Published

    Water uptake and distribution in germinating tobacco seeds investigated in vivo by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging

    Manz, B., Müller, K., Kucera, B., Volke, F. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2005 In : Plant Physiology. 138, p. 1538-1551 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. 2003
  57. Published

    Brassinsteroids promote seed germination: Brassinosteroids: Bioactivity and crop productivity

    Leubner-Metzger, G. 2003 Brassinosteroids: Bioactivity and crop productivity. Hayat, S. & Ahmad, A. (eds.). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 119-128 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  58. Published

    Calcium requirement for ethylene-dependent responses involving 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid oxidase in radicle tissues of germinated pea seeds

    Petruzzelli, L., Sturaro, M., Mainieri, D. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2003 In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 26, p. 661-671 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Published

    Distinct expression patterns of ß-1,3-glucanases and chitinases during the germination of Solanaceous seeds

    Petruzzelli, L., Müller, K., Hermann, K. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2003 In : Seed Science Research. 13, p. 139-153 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Published

    Distinct ultraviolet-signaling pathways in bean leaves. DNA damage is associated with ß-1,3-glucanase gene induction, but not with flavonoid formation

    Kucera, B., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Wellmann, E. 2003 In : Plant Physiology. 133, 4, p. 1445-1452 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Published

    Functions and regulation of ß-1,3-glucanase during seed germination, dormancy release and after-ripening

    Leubner-Metzger, G. 2003 In : Seed Science Research. 13, p. 17-34 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Published

    Hormonal and molecular events during seed dormancy release and germination: The Biology of Seeds: Recent Research Advances

    Leubner-Metzger, G. 2003 The Biology of Seeds: Recent Research Advances. Nicolás, G., Bradford, K. J., Côme, D. & Pritchard, H. (eds.). Wallingford, UK, New York, USA: CABI PUBLISHING, Vol. in press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  63. Published

    Ozone-induced gene expression occurs via ethylene-dependent and -independent signalling

    Grimmig, B., Gonzalez-Perez, M. N., Leubner-Metzger, G., Vögeli-Lange, R., Meins, F., Hain, R., Penuelas, J., Heidenreich, B., Langebartels, C., Ernst, D. & Sandermann, H. 2003 In : Plant Molecular Biology. 51, p. 597-605 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. 2002
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  66. 2001
  67. Published

    Antisense-transformation reveals novel roles for class I ß-1,3-glucanase in tobacco seed after-ripening and photodormancy

    Leubner-Metzger, G. & Meins, F. 2001 In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 52, 362, p. 1753-1759 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    Brassinosteroids and gibberellins promote tobacco seed germination by distinct pathways

    Leubner-Metzger, G. 2001 In : Planta. 213, 5, p. 758-763 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published

    Class I ß-1,3-glucanase and chitinase are expressed in the micropylar endosperm of tomato seeds prior to radicle emergence

    Wu, C-T., Leubner-Metzger, G., Meins, F. & Bradford, K. J. 2001 In : Plant Physiology. 126, 3, p. 1299-1313 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  70. Published

    ß-1,3-Glucanase and chitinase transgenes in hybrids show distinctive and independent patterns of posttranscriptional gene silencing

    Kunz, C., Schöb, H., Leubner-Metzger, G., Glazov, E. & Meins, F. 2001 In : Planta. 212, 2, p. 243-249 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. 2000
  72. Published

    Ethylene promotes ethylene biosynthesis during pea seed germination by positive feedback regulation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid oxidase

    Petruzzelli, L., Coraggio, I. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 2000 In : Planta. 211, 1, p. 144-149 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. Published

    Sense transformation reveals a novel role for class I ß-1,3-glucanase in tobacco seed germination

    Leubner-Metzger, G. & Meins, F. 2000 In : Plant Journal. 23, 2, p. 215-221 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. 1999
  75. Published

    Distinct ethylene- and tissue-specific regulation of ß-1,3-glucanases and chitinases during pea seed germination

    Petruzzelli, L., Kunz, C., Waldvogel, R., Meins, F. & Leubner-Metzger, G. 1999 In : Planta. 209, 2, p. 195-201 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  76. Published

    Functions and regulation of plant ß-1,3-glucanases (PR-2): Pathogenesis-related proteins in plants

    Leubner-Metzger, G. & Meins, F. 1999 Pathogenesis-related proteins in plants. Datta, S. K. & Muthukrishnan, S. (eds.). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press LLC, p. 49-76 28 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  77. 1998
  78. Published

    Ethylene-responsive element binding protein (EREBP) expression and the transcriptional regulation of class I ß-1,3-glucanase during tobacco seed germination

    Leubner-Metzger, G., Petruzzelli, L., Waldvogel, R., Vögeli-Lange, R. & Meins, F. 1998 In : Plant Molecular Biology. 38, p. 785-795 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. 1997
  80. Published

    Latex allergen database

    Posch, A., Chen, Z., Dunn, M. J., Wheeler, C. H., Petersen, A., Leubner-Metzger, G. & Baur, X. 1997 In : Electrophoresis. 18, 15, p. 2803-2810 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Published

    Transcripts at the mating type locus of Cochliobolus heterostrophus

    Leubner-Metzger, G., Horwitz, B. A., Yoder, O. C. & Turgeon, B. G. 1997 In : Molecular and General Genetics. 256, 6, p. 661-673 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. 1996
  83. Published

    Effects of gibberellins, darkness and osmotica on endosperm rupture and class I ß-1,3-glucanase induction in tobacco seed germination

    Leubner-Metzger, G., Fründt, C. & Meins, F. 1996 In : Planta. 199, p. 282-288 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. 1995
  85. Published

    Class I ß-1,3-glucanase in the endosperm of tobacco during germination

    Leubner-Metzger, G., Fründt, C., Vögeli-Lange, R. & Meins, F. 1995 In : Plant Physiology. 109, p. 751-759 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. 1994
  87. Published

    Phenylalanine analogues: Potent inhibitors of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase are weak inhibitors of phenylalanine-tRNA synthetases

    Leubner-Metzger, G. & Amrhein, N. 1994 In : Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C. 49c, p. 781-790 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. 1993
  89. Published

    The distribution of hydroxycinnamoylputrescines in different organs of Solanum tuberosum and other Solanaceous species

    Leubner-Metzger, G. & Amrhein, N. 1993 In : Phytochemistry. 32, 3, p. 551-555 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. 1992
  91. Published

    Hydroxycinnamoylputrescines are not causally involved in the tuberization process in potato plants

    Leubner-Metzger, G. & Amrhein, N. 1992 In : Physiologia Plantarum. 86, p. 495-501 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle