Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies
Cluster of Excellence, University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Thomas Ott

Prof. Dr. Thomas Ott

Institute of Biology II – Plant Cell Biology (Faculty of Biology)
University of Freiburg

+49 761 203 2673

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10 selected publications:

  • Symbiotic root infections in Medicago truncatula require remorin-mediated receptor stabilization in membrane nanodomains
    Liang P, Stratil TF, Popp C, Marin M, Folgmann J, Mysore KS, Wen J, Ott T (2018).
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115 (20) 5289-5294
  • Plant immune and growth receptors share common signalling components but localise to distinct plasma membrane nanodomains.
    Bücherl CA, Jarsch IK, Schudoma C, Segonzac C, Mbengue M, Robatzek S, MacLean D, Ott T, Zipfel C (2017).
    eLife 6:e25114.
  • Membrane nanodomains and microdomains in plant-microbe interactions.
    Ott T (2017).
    Curr Opin Plant Biol. 40:82-88.
  • Male-female cross talk triggers calcium signatures during double fertilization.
    Denninger P, Bleckmann A, Lausser A, Vogler F, Ott T, Ehrhardt DW, Frommer WB, Sprunck S, Dresselhaus T, Grossmann G (2014).
    Nat Commun. 5, 4645.
  • S-acylation anchors Remorin proteins to the plasma membrane but does not primarily determine their localization in membrane micro-domains.
    Konrad SSA, Popp C, Stratil TF, Jarsch, IK, Thallmair V, Folgmann, J, Marín M, Ott T (2014).
    New Phytol. 203, 758-69.
  • Plasma membranes are subcompartmentalized into a plethora of coexisting and diverse microdomains in Arabidopsis and Nicotiana benthamiana.
    Jarsch IK, Konrad SSA, Stratil TF, Urbanus SL, Szymanski W, Braun P, Braun KH and Ott T (2014).
    Plant Cell 26, 1698-1711.
  • Intrinsic disorder in pathogen effectors- protein flexibility as an evolutionary hallmark in a molecular arms race.
    Marín M, Uversky VN, Ott T (2013).
    Plant Cell 25, 3153-7.
  • A remorin protein interacts with symbiotic receptors and regulates bacterial infection.
    Lefebvre B, Timmers T, Mbengue M, Moreau S, Hervé C, Tóth K, Bittencourt-Silvestre J, Klaus D, Deslandes L, Godiard L, Murray JD, Udvardi MK, Raffaele S, Mongrand S, Cullimore J, Gamas P, Niebel A, Ott T (2010).
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107, 2343-8.
  • Remorin, a Solanaceae protein resident in membrane rafts and plasmodesmata, impairs Potato virus X movement.
    Raffaele S, Bayer E, Lafarge D, Cluzet S, German Retana S, Boubekeur T, Leborgne-Castel N, Carde JP, Lherminier J, Noirot E, Satiat-Jeunemaître B, Laroche-Traineau J, Moreau P, Ott T, Maule AJ, Reymond P, Simon-Plas F, Farmer EE, Bessoule JJ, Mongrand S (2009).
    Plant Cell 21, 1541-55.
  • Symbiotic leghemoglobins are crucial for nitrogen fixation in legume root nodules but not for general plant growth and development.
    Ott T, van Dongen JT, Günther C, Krusell L, Desbrosses G, Vigeolas H, Bock V, Czechowski T, Geigenberger P, Udvardi MK (2005).
    Curr Biol. 15, 531-5.