This page contains details of publications from the SeedAdapt project:


Lenser T, Graeber K, Cevik ÖS, Adigüzel N, Dönmez AA, 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 SA, Schranz ME, Theißen G, Mummenhoff K, Leubner-Metzger G (2016) Developmental control and plasticity of fruit and seed dimorphism in Aethionema arabicum. Plant Physiology 172 (3): 1691–1707.



Mohammadin S, Nguyen T-P, van Weij MS, Reichelt M, Schranz ME (2017) Flowering Locus C (FLC) is a potential major regulator of glucosinolate content across developmental stages of Aethionema arabicum (Brassicaceae). Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 876.



Mohammadin S, Peterse K, van de Kerke SJ, Chatrou LW, Dönmez AA, Mummenhoff K, Pires JC, Edger PP, Al-Shehbaz IA, Schranz ME (2017) Anatolian origins and diversification of Aethionema, the sister lineage of the core Brassicaceae. American Journal of Botany 104 (7): 1042–1054.



Grosche C, Rensing SA (2017) Three rings for the evolution of plastid shape: a tale of land plant FtsZ. Protoplasma 254 (5): 1879–1885.



Wilhelmsson PKI, Mühlich C, Ullrich KK, Rensing SA (2017) Comprehensive genome-wide classification reveals that many plant-specific transcription factors evolved in streptophyte algae. Genome Biology and Evolution (12): 3384–3397.



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 AethionemaThe Plant Journal 94: 352–371.



Mohammadin S, Wang W, Liu T, Moazzeni H, Ertugrul K, Uysal T, Christodoulou CS, Edger PP, Pires JC, Wright SI, Schranz ME (2018) Genome-wide nucleotide diversity and associations with geography, ploidy level and glucosinolate profiles in Aethionema arabicum (Brassicaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 304 (5): 619–630.



Grosche C, Diehl A, Rensing SA, Maier UG (2018) Iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis in algae with complex plastids. Genome Biology and Evolution 10 (8): 2061–2071.



Arshad W, Sperber K, Steinbrecher T, Nichols B, Jansen VAA, Leubner-Metzger G, Mummenhoff K (2019) Dispersal biophysics and adaptive significance of dimorphic diaspores in the annual Aethionema arabicum (Brassicaceae). New Phytologist 221 (3): 1434–1446.



Bhattacharya S, Mayland-Quellhorst S, Müller C, Mummenhoff K (2019) Two-tier morpho-chemical defence tactic in Aethionema via fruit morph plasticity and glucosinolates allocation in diaspores. Plant, Cell & Environment 42 (4): 1381–1392.



Wilhelmsson PKI, Chandler JO, Fernandez-Pozo N, Graeber K, Ullrich KK, Arshad W, Khan S, Hofberger JA, Buchta K, Edger PP, Pires JC, Schranz ME, Leubner-Metzger G, Rensing SA (2019) Usability of reference-free transcriptome assemblies for detection of differential expression: a case study on Aethionema arabicum dimorphic seeds. BMC Genomics 20 (95): 1–20.



Mérai Z, Graeber K, Wilhelmsson PKI, Ullrich KK, Arshad W, Grosche C, Tarkowská D,
Turečková V, Strnad M, Rensing SA, Leubner-Metzger G, Mittelsten Scheid O (2019) Aethionema arabicum: a novel model plant to study the light control of seed germination. Journal of Experimental Botany: in press.



Arshad W, Marone F, Collinson ME, Leubner-Metzger G, Steinbrecher T (2019) Fracture of the dimorphic fruits of Aethionema arabicum (Brassicaceae). Botany: in press.