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2020

Fabiańska I, Pesch L, Koebke E, Gerlach N, Bucher M (2020) Neighboring plants divergently modulate effects of loss-of-function in maize mycorrhizal phosphate uptake on host physiology and root fungal microbiota. PLoS ONE 15(6): e0232633. full text

Huang R, Li Z, Mao C, Zhang H, Sun Z, Li H, Huang C, Feng Y, Shen X, Bucher M, Zhang Z, Lin Y, Cao Y and Duanmu D (2020) Natural variation at OsCERK1 regulates arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in rice. New Phytologist, 225,1762–1776 pubmed

2019

Großschedl J, Braun A, Klein K, Schoenemann B, Villajuana-Bonequi M and Bucher M (2019) Pflanzenwachstum ohne Düngung Wissen über Vorgänge im Wurzelraum aus verschiedenen biologischen Teildisziplinen vernetzen. Unterricht Biologie 449, 18-23 [full text].

Großschedl J, Braun A, Klein K, Schoenemann B, Villajuana-Bonequi M and Bucher M (2019) Klausur & Abitur. Mikroorganismen als Lieferdienste. Unterricht Biologie 449, 38-40 [full text].

Fabiańska I, Sosa-López EA and Bucher M (2019) The role of nutrient balance in shaping plant root-fungal interactions: facts and speculation. Current Opin Microbiol 49, 90-96 [full text].

Fabiańska I, Bucher M, and Häusler RE (2019) Review: Intracellular phosphate homeostasis – a short way from metabolism to signaling. Plant Science 286, 57-67 [ScienceDirect]

Xue L, Almario J, Fabianska I, Saridis G, and Bucher M (2019) Dysfunction in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis has consistent but small effects on the establishment of the fungal microbiota in Lotus japonicus. New Phytologist 224, 409–420 [Full text], [pubmed]

Hajheidari M, Koncz C, and Bucher M (2019) Chromatin Evolution-Key Innovations Underpinning Morphological Complexity. Front. Plant Sci. 10, 454. [full text] [pubmed]

Fabiańska I, Gerlach N, Almario J, and Bucher M (2019) Plant-mediated effects of soil phosphorus on the root-associated fungal microbiota in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytologist 221, 2123–2137 [pubmed]

Xie K, Guo L, Bai Y, Liu W, Yan J, and Bucher M (2019) Microbiomics and Plant Health: An Interdisciplinary and International Workshop on the Plant Microbiome. Mol. Plant 12, 1-3 [pubmed]

2018

Xue L, Klinnawee L, Zhou Y, Saridis G, Vijayakumara V, Brands M, Dörmann P, Gigolashvili T, Turck F, and Bucher M (2018) AP2 transcription factor CBX1 with a specific function in symbiotic exchange of nutrients in mycorrhizal Lotus japonicus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 115, E9239-E9246 [pubmed]

2017

Almario J , Jeena G, Wunder J , Langen G, Zuccaro A, Coupland G, Bucher M (2017) The root-associated fungal microbiota of non-mycorrhizal Arabis alpina and its contribution to plant phosphorus nutrition. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 114, E9403-E9412. [doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1710455114] [pubmed]

2016

Jaegle B, Uroic MK, Holtkotte X, Lucas C, Termath AO, Schmalz HG, Bucher M, Hoecker U, Hülskamp M, and Schrader A (2016) A fast and simple LC-MS-based characterization of the flavonoid biosynthesis pathway for few seed(ling)s. BMC Plant Biology 16. doi: 10.1186/s12870-016-0880-7. [pubmed]

Bucher M, and Fabianska I (2016) Long-sought vacuolar phosphate transporters indentified. Trends in Plant Science 21, 463-466. [pubmed]

Hiruma K, Gerlach N, Sacristan S, Nakano RT, Hacquard S, Kracher B, Neumann U, Raimirez D, Bucher M, O'Connell R, and Schulze-Lefert P (2016) Root endophyte Colletotrichum tofieldiae confers plant fitness benefits that are phosphate status-dependent. Cell 165, 464-474. [pubmed]
Bombarely A, et al. (2016) Insight into the evolution of the Solanaceae from the parental genomes of Petunia hybrida. Nature Plants 2. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2016.74. [pubmed]
2015

Vijayakumar V, Liebisch G, Buer B, Xue L, Gerlach N, Blau S, Schmitz J, and Bucher M (2015) Integrated multi-omics analysis supports role of lysophosphatidylcholine and related glycerophospholipids in the Lotus japonicus-Glomus intraradices mycorrhizal symbiosis. Plant Cell Environ 39, 393-415. [pubmed]

Gerlach N, Schmitz J, Polatajko A, Schlueter U, Fahnenstich H, Witt S, Fernie AR, Uroic K, Scholz U, Sonnewald U, and Bucher M (2015) An integrated functional approach to dissect systemic responses in maize to arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Plant Cell Environ 38, 591-612. [pubmed]

Xue L, Cui H, Buer B, Vijayakumar V, Delaux P-M, Junkermann S, and Bucher M (2015) Network of GRAS transcription factors involved in the control of arbuscule development in Lotus japonicus. Plant Physiology 167, 854-871. [pubmed]

2014

Bucher M, Hause B, Krajinski F, and Küster H (2014) Through the doors of perception to function in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbioses. New Phytologist 204, 833-840. [pubmed]

Krajinski F, Courty PE, Sieh D, Franken P, Zhang H, Bucher M, Gerlach N, Kryvoruchko I, Zoeller D, Udvardi M, and Hause B (2014) The H+-ATPase HA1 of Medicago truncatula is essential for phosphate transport and plant growth during arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. The Plant Cell 26, 1808-1817. [pubmed]

Mascher M, Gerlach N, Gahrtz M, Bucher M, Scholz U, and Dresselhaus T (2014) Sequence and ionomic analysis of divergent strains of maize inbred line B73 with an altered growth phenotype. PLoS ONE 9, e96782. [pubmed]

2013

Willmann M, Gerlach N, Buer B, Polatajko A, Nagy R, Koebke E, Jansa J, Flisch R, and Bucher M (2013) Mycorrhizal phosphate uptake pathway in maize: Vital for growth and cob development on nutrient poor agricultural and greenhouse soils. Frontiers in Plant Science 4. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00533. [pubmed]
Schlüter U, Colmsee C, Scholz U, Bräutigam A, Weber A P M, Zellerhoff N, Bucher M, Fahnenstich H, Sonnewald U (2013) Adaptation of maize source leaf metabolism to stress related disturbances in carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus balance. BMC Genomics 14, 442. [pubmed]
Lota F, Wegmüller S, Buer B, Sato S, Bräutigam A, Hanf B and Bucher M (2013) The cis-acting CTTC–P1BS module is indicative for gene function of LjVTI12, a Qb-SNARE protein gene that is required for arbuscule formation in Lotus japonicus. The Plant Journal 74, 280-293. [pubmed]
2012

Colmsee C, Mascher M, Czauderna T, Hartmann A, Schluter U, Zellerhoff N, Schmitz J, Brautigam A, Pick TR, Alter P, Gahrtz M, Witt S, Fernie AR, Bornke F, Fahnenstich H, Bucher M, Dresselhaus T, Weber AP, Schreiber F, Scholz U and Sonnewald U (2012) OPTIMAS-DW: A comprehensive transcriptomics, metabolomics, ionomics, proteomics and phenomics data resource for maize. BMC Plant Biology 12:245. [pubmed]

2011
Loth-Pereda V, Orsini E, Courty PE, Lota F, Kohler A, Diss L, Blaudez D, Chalot M, Nehls U, Bucher M, Martin F  (2011)  Structure and expression profile of the phosphate Pht1 transporter gene family in mycorrhizal Populus trichocarpa. Plant Physiology 156 (4) , 2141-2154. [pubmed]
2010
Breuillin F, Schramm J, Hajirezaei M, Ahkami A, Favre P, Druege U, Hause B, Bucher M, Kretzschmar T, Bossolini E, Kuhlemeier C, Martinoia E, Franken P, Scholz U and Reinhardt D   (2010)  Phosphate systemically inhibits development of arbuscular mycorrhiza in Petunia hybrida and represses genes involved in mycorrhizal functioning. The Plant Journal 64 , 1002-1017. [pubmed]
2009
Nagy R, Drissner D, Jakobsen I, Amrhein N and Bucher M   (2009)  The mycorrhizal phosphate uptake pathway in tomato is P-repressible and transcriptionally regulated. New Phytologist 181 (4) , 950-959.  [pubmed]
Bucher M, Wegmueller S and Drissner D  (2009)  Chasing the structures of small molecules in arbuscular mycorrhizal signaling. Curr Opin Plant Biol 12 , 500-507. [pubmed]
2008
Wegmueller S, Svistoonoff S, Reinhardt D, Stuurman J, Amrhein N, Bucher M  (2008)  A transgenic dTph1 insertional mutagenesis system for forward genetics in mycorrhizal phosphate transport of Petunia. The Plant Journal 54 (6) , 1115 - 1127. [pubmed]
2007
Bucher M  (2007)  Functional biology of plant phosphate uptake at root and mycorrhiza interfaces. Tansley review. New Phytologist (173) , 11-26. [pubmed]
Drissner D, Kunze G, Callewaert N, Gehrig P, Tamasloukht M, Boller T, Felix G, Amrhein N, Bucher M  (2007)  Lyso-Phosphatidylcholine is a signal in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Science 318 (5848) , 265 - 268. [pubmed]
2006
Nagy R, Vasconcelos MJV, Zhao S, McElver J, Bruce W , Amrhein N, Raghothama KG and Bucher M  (2006)  Differential regulation of five Pht1 phosphate transporters from maize (Zea mays L.). Plant Biology (8), 186-197. [pubmed]
2005
Poulsen KH, Nagy R, Gao L-L, Smith SE, Bucher M, Smith FA and Jakobsen  (2005)  Physiological and molecular evidence for Pi uptake via the symbiotic pathway in a reduced mycorrhizal colonization mutant in tomato associated with a compatible fungus. New Phytologist (168) , 445-454. [pubmed]
Nagy R, Karandashov V, Chague V, Kalinkevich K, Tamasloukht M, Xu G, Jakobsen I, Levy AA, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (2005)  The characterization of novel mycorrhiza-specific phosphate transporters from Lycopersicon esculentum and Solanum tuberosum uncovers functional redundancy in symbiotic phosphate transport in solanaceous species. Plant Journal (32) , 236-250. [pubmed]
Karandashov V and Bucher M  (2005)  Symbiotic phosphate transport in arbuscular mycorrhizas. Trends in Plant Science (10) , 22-29. [pubmed]
2004
Zimmermann P, Regierer B, Kossmann J, Frossard E, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (2004)  Differential expression of three purple acid phosphatases from potato. Plant Biology (6) , 519-528. [pubmed]
Rausch C, Zimmermann P, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (2004)  Expression analysis suggests novel roles for the plastidic phosphate transporter Pht2;1 in auto- and heterotrophic tissues in potato and Arabidopsis. Plant Journal (39) , 13-28. [pubmed]

Karandashov V, Nagy R, Wegmueller S, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (2004)  Evolutionary conservation of phosphate transport in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (101) , 6285-6290. [pubmed]

2003
Zimmermann P, Zardi G, Lehmann M, Zeder C, Amrhein N, Frossard E and Bucher M  (2003)  Engineering the root-soil interface via targeted expression of a synthetic phytase gene in trichoblasts. Plant Biotechnogly Journal (1) , 353-360. [pubmed]
Steiner C, Bauer J, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (2003)  Two genes encoding proteins related to dormancy and development are differentially expressed during early germination of the male gametophyte of Nicotiana tabacum. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (1625), 123-133. [pubmed]
2002
Rausch C and Bucher M  (2002)  Molecular mechanisms of phosphate transport in plants. Planta (216), 23-37. [pubmed]
Bucher M, Brunner S, Zimmermann P, Zardi G, Amrhein N, Willmitzer L and Riesmeier JW  (2002)  The expression of an extensin-like protein correlates with cellular tip growth in tomato. Plant Physiology (128), 911-923. [pubmed]
2001
Rausch C, Daram P, Brunner S, Jansa J, Laloi M, Leggewie G, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (2001)  A phosphate transporter expressed in arbuscule-containing cells in potato. Nature (414), 462-470. [pubmed]
Bucher M, Rausch C and Daram P  (2001)  Molecular and biochemical mechanisms of phosphorus uptake into plants. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science (164), 209-217. [pubmed]
2000
Frossard E, Bucher M, Maechler F, Mozafar A and Hurrell RF   (2000)  Potential for increasing the content and bioavailability of Fe, Zn and Ca in plants for human nutrition. J Sci Food Agr (80), 861-879. [pubmed]
1999
Daram P, Brunner S, Rausch C, Steiner C, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (1999)  Pht2;1 encodes a low-affinity phosphate transporter from Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell (11), 2153-2166. [pubmed]
1998
Tadege M, Bucher M, Staehli W, Suter M, Dupuis I and Kuhlemeier C   (1998)  Activation of plant defense responses and sugar efflux by expression of pyruvate decarboxylase in potato leaves. Plant Journal (16), 661-673. [pubmed]
Daram P, Brunner S, Persson BL, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (1998)  Functional analysis and cell-specific expression of a phosphate transporter from tomato. Planta (206), 225-233. [pubmed]
1997
Bucher M, Schroeer B, Willmitzer L and Riesmeier JW  (1997)  Two genes encoding extensin-like proteins are predominantly expressed in tomato root hair cells. Plant Molecular Biology (35), 497-508. [pubmed]
1996
Lauter FR, Ninnemann O, Bucher M, Riesmeier JW and Frommer WB   (1996)  Preferential expression of an ammonium and of two putative nitrate transporters in root hairs of tomato. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (93), 8139-8144. [pubmed]
Bucher M, Braendle R and Kuhlemeier C  (1996)  Glycolytic gene expression in amphibious Acorus calamus L. under natural conditions. Plant and Soil (178), 75-82. [pubmed]
1995
Bucher M, Brander KA, Sbicego S, Mandel T and Kuhlemeier C  (1995)  Aerobic fermentation in tobacco pollen. Plant Mol Biol (28), 739-750. [pubmed]
1994
Bucher M, Braendle R and Kuhlemeier C  (1994)  Ethanolic fermentation in transgenic tobacco overexpressing Zymomonas mobilis pyruvate decarboxylase. EMBO J (13), 2755-2763. [pubmed]
1993

Bucher M and Kuhlemeier C  (1993)  Long-term anoxia-tolerance: Multi-level regulation of gene expression in the amphibious plant Acorus calamus L. Plant Physiology (103), 441-448. [pubmed]

 

Contributions to Books
Sekhara Reddy DMR, Svistoonoff S, Breuillin F, Wegmueller S, Bucher M, Reinhardt D   (2008)  Development and function of the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in petunia. In Gerats, T. and Strommer, J. (eds.), Petunia. Evolutionary, Developmental and Physiological Genetics. New York: Springer, Vol. , pp. 131-156. 
Bucher M and Kossmann J  (2006)  Molecular physiology of the mineral nutrition of the potato. In Vreugdenhil, D. (eds.), Potato biology and biotechnology. Advances and perspectives. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Vol., pp. 311-327. 
Bucher M  (2005)  Mechanisms and interactions in plant phosphorus acquisition and transport. In Plant Nutrition for Food Security. Vol., pp. 58-59. 
Poirier Y and Bucher M  (2002)  Phosphate transport and homeostasis in Arabidopsis. In The Arabidopsis Book. C.R. Somerville and E.M. Meyerowitz [pubmed]
Rausch C, Daram P, Brunner S, Amrhein N and Bucher M  (2001)  Phosphorus transport mechanisms in vascular plants: Supply meets complementarity. In Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences. WJ Horst et al., Vol., pp. 18-19. 
Bucher M  (2001)  Molecular root bioengineering. In Plant Roots: The Hidden Half. Y Waisel, A Eshel, U Kafkafi, Vol. , 3rd edition, pp. 279-294. 
Raghothama KG, Muchhal US, Kim D-H and Bucher M  (1999)  Molecular regulation of plant phosphate transporters. In Phosphorus in Plant Biology: Regulatory Roles in Molecular, Cellular, Organismic and Ecosystem Processes. JP Lynch and J Deikman, Vol. , pp. 271-280. 

Bucher M, Brunner S, Daram P and Amrhein N  (1997)  Phosphate acquisition in tomato roots. In Radical Biology: Advances and Perspectives on the Function of Plant Roots. HE Flores, JP Lynch, D Eissenstat, Vol. , pp. 417-421. 

Miscellaneous
Bucher MA novel lipid signal in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis within eyesight? (commentary to Kuhn et al., 2010) New Phytologist 185: 593-595, 2010. [link]
Nagy R, Drissner D, Jakobsen I, Amrhein N and Bucher MCorrigendum to "The mycorrhizal phosphate uptake pathway in tomato is P-repressible and transcriptionally regulated" [New Phytologist 181, 950-959]. New Phytologist (184) , 1029, 2009. [link]
Bucher MBioengineering of the root-soil interface: a hairy story., 2004. [link]

Bucher MPhosphattransport in Mykorrhizen: Intime Zusammenarbeit, 2004. [link]

Bucher MErfolgreiche Wurzelforschung: Postdoc-Stelle gewonnen, 2003.
Bucher MKooperation der Pflanzen mit Mykorrhizapilzen lohnt sich., 2002. 
Bucher MLand in Sicht, 2001. 
Bucher MDem Leben an Land auf der Spur, 2001. 
Bucher MVom Wasser auf's Land, 2001.