Recent Publications
 
2014
  • Wu D, Shen H, Yokawa K, Baluška F (2014) Alleviation of aluminium-induced cell rigidity by overexpression of OsPIN2 in transgenic rice roots. J Exp Bot In Press

  • Ovečka M, Samajová O, Baluška F, Šamaj J (2014) Immunofluorescent localization of MAPKs in Steedman's wax sections. Methods Mol Biol 1171: 117-130.

  • Yokawa K, Koshiba T, Baluška F (2014) Light-dependent control of redox balance and auxin biosynthesis in plants. Plant Signal Behav 9: e29522.

  • Mukherjee S, David A, Yadav S, Baluška F, Bhatla SC (2014) Salt stress-induced seedling growth inhibition coincides with differential distribution of serotonin and melatonin in sunflower seedling roots and cotyledons. Physiol Plant In press.

  • Ichikawa M, Hirano T, Enami K, Fuselier T, Kato N, Kwon C, Voigt B, Schulze-Lefert P, Baluška F, Sato MH (2014) Syntaxin of Plant Proteins SYP123 and SYP132 Mediate Root Hair Tip Growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol 55: 790-800.

  • Li B, Li G, Kronzucker H, Baluška F, Shi W (2014) Ammonium stress in Arabidopsis: signaling, genetic loci, and physiological targets. Trend Plant Sci 19: 107-114.

  • Grémiaux A, Yokawa K, Mancuso S, Baluška F (2014) Plant Anesthesia Supports Similarities between Animals and Plants: Claude Bernard's Forgotten Studies. Plant Signal Behav 9: e27886.

  • Yokawa K, Derrien-Maze N, Mancuso S, Baluška F (2014) Binary decisions in maize root behavior: Y-maze system as tool for unconventional computation in plants. Int J Unconv Comput In press

2013
  • Xu W, Jia L, Shi W, Baluška F, Kronzucker H, Liang L, Zhang J (2013) The tomato 14-3-3 protein TFT4 modulates H+ efflux, basipetal auxin transport and the PKS5-J3 pathway in the root growth response to alkaline stress. Plant Physiol 163: 1817-1828.

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2013) Synaptic concept in expansive mood. Int J General Systems, In press

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2013) Root apex transition zone as oscillatory zone. Front Plant Sci 4: 354.

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2013) Microorganism and filamentous fungi drive evolution of plant synapses. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 3: 44. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2013.00044

  • Baluška F, Witzany G (2013) At the dawn of a new revolution in life sciences. World J Biol Chem 4(2): 13-15.

  • Schlicht M, Ludwig-Müller J, Volkmann D, Baluška F (2013) Indole-3-butyric acid induces lateral roots via nitric oxide production in peroxisomes. New Phytol, 200(2): 473-82.

  • Zou N, Li B, Chen H, Su Y, Kronzucker HJ, Xiong L, Baluška F, Shi W (2013). GSA-1/ARG1 protects root gravitropism in Arabidopsis under ammonium stress. New Phytol, 200(1): 97-111.

  • Jásik J, Boggetti B, Baluška F, Volkmann D, Gensch Th, Rutten T, Altmann Th, Schmelzer E. (2013) PIN2 turnover in Arabidopsis root epidermal cells explored by the photoconvertible protein Dendra2. PloS ONE 8(4): e61403

  • Xu W, Ding G, Yokawa K, Baluška F, Li Q, Liu Y, Shi W, Liang J, Zhang J (2013) An improved agar-plate method for studying root growth and response of Arabidopsis thaliana. Sci Rep, 3: 1273 doi:10.1038/srep01273

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2013) Ion channels in plants: From bioelectricity, via signaling, to behavioral actions. Plant Signal Behav, 8: e23009

  • Yadav S, David A, Baluška F, Bhatla SC (2013) Rapid auxin-induced nitric oxide accumulation and subsequent tyrosine nitration of proteins during adventitious root formation in sunflower hypocotyls. Plant Signal Behav, 8: e23196

  • Yokawa K, Kagenishi T, Baluška F (2013). Root photomorphogenesis in laboratory-maintained Arabidopsis seedlings. Trends Plant Sci, 18: 117-119

  • Yokawa K, Baluška F (2013) UV-B Perception in Plant Roots. In: Climate Change and Abiotic Stress Tolerance. Tuteja N and Gill SS (ed), Wiley, Germany

  • Chen R, Baluška F (2013) Signaling and Communication in Polar Auxin Transport. Springer Verlag

  • Baluška F (2013) Long-Distance Systemic Signaling and Communication. Springer Verlag

2012
  • Pagnussat L, Burbach C, Baluška F, de la Canal L (2012). An extracellular lipid transfer protein is relocalized intracellularly during seed germination. J Exp Bot, 63: 6555-6563

  • Witzany G, Baluška F (2012) Turing machines and life: life's code script does not code itself. EMBO Reports, 13: 1054-1056

  • Baluška F (2012) Rethinking origins of multicellularity: convergent evolution of epithelia in plants. BioEssays, 34: 1085

  • Xu W, Jia L, Baluška F, Ding G, Shi W, Ye N, Zhang J (2012) PIN2 is required for the adaptation of Arabidopsis roots to alkaline stress by modulating proton secretion. J Exp Bot 63: 6105-6114

  • Burbach C, Markus K, Zhang Y, Schlicht M, Baluška F (2012) Photophobic behavior of maize roots. Plant Signal Behav 7: 876-880

  • Mugnai S, Azzarello E, Baluška F, Mancuso S (2012) Local root apex hypoxia induces NO-mediated hypoxic acclimation of the entire root. Plant Cell Physiol 53: 912-920

  • Li R, Liu P, Wan Y, Chen T, Mettbach U, Baluška F, Šamaj J, Fang X, Lucas WJ, Lin J (2009) A membrane microdomain-associated protein, AtFlot1, mediating a clathrin-independent endocytic pathway, is required for seedling development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 24: 2105-21

  • Wan Y-L, Jasik J, Wang L, Hao H, Volkmann D, Menzel D, Mancuso S, Baluška F, Lin J-X (2012) The signal transducer NPH3 integrates the Phototropin1 photosensor with PIN2-based polar auxin transport in Arabidopsis root phototropism. Plant Cell 24: 551-565

  • Baluška F, Volkmann D, Menzel D, Barlow PW (2012) Strasburger’s legacy to mitosis and cytokinesis and its relevance for the Cell Theory. Protoplasma 249: 1151-1162

  • Ciszak M, Comparini D, Mazzolai B, Baluška F, Arecchi TF, Vicsek T, Mancuso S (2012) Swarming behavior in the plant roots. PloS ONE 7(1):e29759

  • Pagnussat L, Burbach C, Baluška F, de la Canal L (2012) Endocytosis is required during early germination in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signal Behav 7: 417-422

  • Trewavas A, Baluška F (2012) Response to Olsson and Forkman. EMBO Rep 13: 289-290

  • Witzany G, Baluška F (2012) Turing: a formal clash of codes. Nature 483: 541

  • Volkmann D, Menzel D, Baluška F (2012) Eduard Strasburger (1844 – 1912) – Founder of modern plant cell biology. Protoplasma 249: 1163-1172

  • Baluška F, Wan Y (2012) Physical control over endocytosis. In: Endocytosis in Plants. Šamaj J (ed), Springer Verlag

  • Baluška F (2012) Actin, myosin VIII and ABP1 as central organizers of auxin-secreting plant synapses. In: Plant Electrophysiology. Volkov AG (ed), Springer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-642-30676-1

  • Schulz M, Sicker D, Baluška F, Sablofski T, Scherer HW, Ritter FM (2012) Benzoxazolinone detoxification and degradation – a molecule’s journey. In: Herbicides – Properties, Synthesis and Control of Weeds. Naguib Abd El-Ghany Hasaneen M (ed), pp 17-42, InTech (ISBN 978-953-307-803-8)

2011
  • Yokawa K, Kagenishi T, Kawano T, Mancuso S, Baluška F (2011) Illumination of Arabidopsis roots induces immediate burst of ROS production. Plant Signal Behav 6: 1457-1461

  • Nishimura T, Toyooka K, Sato M, Matsumoto S, Lucas M, Strnad M, Baluška F Koshiba T (2011) Immunohistochemical observation of indole-3-acetic acid at the IAA synthetic maize coleoptile tips. Plant Signal Behav 6: 2012-2022

  • Trewavas A, Baluška F (2011) The ubiquity of conciosusness. The ubiquity of conciosusness, cognition and intelligence in life. EMBO Rep 12: 1221-1225

  • Baluška F (2011) Evolution in Revolution. Paradigm shift in our understanding of life and biological evolution. Commun Integr Biol 4: 521-523

  • Baluška F, Volkmann D (2011) Mechanical aspects of gravity-controlled growth, development and morphogenesis. In: Mechanical Integration of Plant Cells and Plants. Wojtaszek P (ed), Springer Verlag pp 195-222

  • Perotto S, Baluška F (2011) Signaling and Communication in Plant Symbiosis. Springer Verlag

  • Vivanco J, Baluška F (2011) Secretions and Exudates in Biological Systems. Springer Verlag

  • Witzany G, Baluška F (2011) Biocommunication of Plants. Springer Verlag

2010
  • Baluška F, Lev-Yadun S, Mancuso S (2010) Swarm intelligence in plant roots. Trends Ecol Evol 25: 682-683

  • Baskin TI , Baluška F, Benfey P, Bennett M, Forde BG, Gilroy S, Helariutta Y, Hepler PK, Leyser O, Masson PH, Muday GK, Peret B, Poethig S, Rahman A, Roberts K, Scheres B, Sharp RE, Somerville C (2010) Shootward and Rootward: Peak terminology for plant polarity. Trends Plant Sci 15: 593-594

  • Stefano G, Renna L, Azzarello E, Pollastri S, Baluška F, Mancuso S (2010) AGD5, an ARF-GAP, interacts with ARF1 GTPase at the trans-Golgi network. Plant J 64 : 790-799

  • Kriegs B, Jansen M, Hahn K, Peisker H, Šamajová O, Beck M, Braun S, Ulbrich A, Baluška F, Schulz M (2010) Cyclic monoterpene mediated modulations of Arabidopsis thaliana phenotype: Effects on the cytoskeleton and on the expression of selected genes. Plant Signal Behav 5: 832-838

  • Ninkovic V, Baluška F (2010) Plant Communication from Ecological Perspective. Springer Verlag

  • Ovečka M, Berson T, Beck M, Derksen J, Šamaj J, Baluška F, Lichtscheidl IK (2010) Structural sterols are involved both in the initiation and in the tip growth of root hairs in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell 22: 2999-3019

  • Baskin TI , Baluška F, Benfey P, Bennett M, Forde BG, Gilroy S, Helariutta Y, Hepler PK, Leyser O, Masson PH, Muday GK, Peret B, Poethig S, Rahman A, Roberts K, Scheres B, Sharp RE, Somerville C (2010) Shootward and Rootward: Peak terminology for plant polarity. Trends Plant Sci 15: 593-594

  • Kriegs B, Jansen M, Hahn K, Peisker H, Šamajová O, Beck M, Braun S, Ulbrich A, Baluška F, Schulz M (2010) Cyclic monoterpene mediated modulations of Arabidopsis thaliana phenotype: Effects on the cytoskeleton and on the expression of selected genes. Plant Signal Behav 5: 832-838

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S, Volkmann D, Barlow PW (2010) Root apex transition zone: a signalling – response nexus in the root. Trends Plant Sci 15: 402-408

  • Baluška F (2010) Recent surprising similarities between plant cells and neurons. Plant Signal Behav 5: 87-89

  • Wang Y, Zhu Y, Ling Y, Zhang H, Liu P, Baluška F, Šamaj J, Lin J, Wang Q (2010) Disruption of actin filaments induces mitochondrial Ca2+ release to cytoplasm and [Ca2+]c changes in Arabidopsis root hairs. BMC Plant Biology 10: 53

  • Agnati LF, Guidolin D, Baluška F, Leo G, Barlow PW, Carone C, Genedani S (2010) A new hypothesis of pathogenesis based on the divorce between mitochondria and their host cells: possible relevance for Alzheimer’s disease. Curr Alzh Res 7: 307-322

  • Ninkovic V, Baluška F (2010) Plant Communication from Ecological Perspective. Springer Verlag

  • Yalovsky S, Baluška F, Jones A (2010) Integrated G Proteins Signaling in Plants. Springer Verlag

2009
  • Baluška F, Mancuso S, Volkmann D, Barlow PW (2009) The 'root-brain' hypothesis of Charles and Francis Darwin: Revival after more than 125 years. Plant Signal Behav 4: 14-21

  • Baluška F (2009) Plant-Environment Interactions: From Sensory Plant Biology to Active Plant Behavior. Springer Verlag

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2009) Signalling in Plants. Springer Verlag

  • Baluška F (2009) Cell-cell channels, viruses, and evolution: via infection, parasitism and symbiosis towards higher levels of biological complexity. Ann NY Acad Sci 1178: 106-119

  • Baluška F, Schlicht M, Wan Y-L, Burbach C, Volkmann D (2009) Intracellular domains and polarity in root apices: from synaptic domains to plant neurobiology. Nova Acta Leopoldina 96: 103-122

  • Agnati LF, Guidolin D, Baluška F, Fuxe K, Carone C, Genedani S (2009) A New Hypothesis of Pathogenesis Based on the Divorce between Mitochondria and their Host Cells: Possible Relevances for the Alzheimer's Disease. Curr Alzh Res 7: 307-322

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2009) Plant neurobiology: From stimulus perception to adaptive behavior of plants, via integrated chemical and electrical signaling. Plant Signal Behav 4: 475-476

  • Zheng M, Beck M, Müller J, Chen T, Wang X, Wang F, Wang Q, Wang Y, Baluška F, Logan DC, Šamaj J, Lin J (2009) Actin turnover is required for myosin-dependent mitochondrial movements in Arabidopsis root hairs. PLoS ONE 4: e5961

  • Liu P, Zhang L, Li RL, Zhang L, Wang QL, Niehaus K, Baluška F, Šamaj J, Lin J (2009) Lipid microdomain polarization is required for NADPH oxidase-dependent ROS signaling in Picea meyeri pollen tube tip growth. Plant J 60: 303-313

  • Agnati LF, Fuxe K, Baluška F, Guidolin D (2009) Implications of the 'Energide' concept for communication and information handling in the central nervous system. J Neural Transm 116: 1037-52

  • Agnati LF, Barlow PW, Baldelli E, Baluška F (2009) Are maternal mitochondria the selfish entities that are masters of the cells of eukaryotic multicelullar organisms?. Commun Integr Biol 2: 194-200

  • Zhang Y, Baluška F, Menzel D, Ren H (2009) Dynamics and roles of phragmoplast actin filaments in cell plate formation during cytokinesis of tobacco BY-2 cells. Chinese Science Bulletin 54: 2051-2061

  • Amenós M, Corrales I, Poschenrieder C, Illéš P, Baluška F, Barceló J (2009) Different effects of aluminium on actin cytoskeleton and brefeldin A-sensitive vesicle recycling in root apex cells of two maize varieties differing in root elongation rate and Al tolerance. Plant Cell Physiol 50: 528-540

  • Kasprowicz A, Szuba A, Volkmann D, Baluška F, Wojtaszek F (2009) Nitric oxide modulates dynamic actin cytoskeleton and vesicle trafficking in a cell type-specific manner in root apices. J Exp Bot 60: 1605-1617

  • Wang Y, Chen T, Zhang C, Hao H, Liu P, Zheng M, Baluška F, Šamaj J, Lin J (2009) Nitric oxide modulates the influx of extracellular Ca2+ and actin filament organization during cell wall construction in Pinus bungeana pollen tubes. New Phytol 182: 851-862

  • Masi E, Ciszak M, Stefano G, Renna L, Azzarello E, Pandolfi C, Mugnai S, Baluška F, Arecchi FT, Mancuso S (2009) Spatio-temporal dynamics of the electrical network activity in the root apex. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106: 4048-4053

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2009) Deep evolutionary origins of neurobiology: Turning the essence of 'neural' upside-down. Commun Integr Biol 2: 60-65

  • Baluška F, Mancuso S (2009) Plant neurobiology: from sensory biology, via plant communication, to social plant behavior. Cogn Process. 2008 Nov 8 10 (Suppl. 1): 3-7

  • Chen T, Wu X, Chen Y, Zheng M, Tang W, Baluška F, Šamaj J, Lin J (2009) Combined proteomic and cytological analysis of Ca2+–calmodulin regulation in Picea meyeri pollen tube growth. Plant Physiol 149: 1111-1126

2008
  • Schapire AL, Voigt B, Jasik J, Rosado A, Lopez-Cobollo R, Menzel D, Salinas J, Mancuso S, Valpuesta V, Baluška F, Botella MA (2008) Arabidopsis synaptotagmin-like protein 1 is essential for plasma membrane viability and survival under abiotic stress. Plant Cell 20, 3374-3388

  • Shen H, Hou NY, Schlicht M, Wan Y, Mancuso S, Baluška F (2008) Aluminium toxicity targets PIN2 in Arabidopsis root apices: Effects on PIN2 endocytosis, vesicular recycling, and polar auxin transport. Chinese Science Bulletin 53, 2480-2487

  • Schlicht M, Šamajov, Schachtschabel D, Mancuso S, Menzel D, Boland W, Baluška F (2008) Dorenone bocks polarized tip-growth of root hairs by interfering with the PIN2-mediated auxin transport network in the root apex. Plant J 55, 709-717

  • Chen KM, Wu GL, Wang YH, Tian CT, Šamaj J, Baluška F, Lin JX (2008) The block of intracellular calcium release affects the pollen tube development of Picea wilsonii by changing the deposition of cell wall components. Protoplasma 233, 39-49

  • Wu X, Chen T, Zhen M, Chen Y, Teng N, Šamaj J, Erban A, Baluška F, Lin J. (2008) Integrative proteomic and cytological analysis of inhibitory effects of nifedipine on calcium functions in Pinus bungeana pollen tube. J Proteom Res 7, 4299-4312

  • Ovecka M, Lichtscheidl IK, Baluška F, Šamaj J, Volkmann D, Hirt H (2008) Regulation of root hair tip growth: can mitogen-activated protein kinases be taken into account?. In: The Plant Cytoskeleton: a Key Tool for Agro-Biotechnology. Blume YB et al. (eds), Springer-Verlag , 91-128

  • Baluška F, Volkmann D (2008) Plant myosins: do they have roles in gravi- and mechanosensing?. In: The Plant Cytoskeleton: a Key Tool for Agro-Biotechnology. Blume YB et al. (eds), Springer-Verlag , 161-172

  • Ovecka M, Baluška F, Lichtscheidl I (2008) Non-invasive microscopy of tip-growing root hairs as a tool for study of dynamic and cytoskeleton-based vesicle trafficking. Cell Biol Int 32, 549-553

  • Wan Y, Eisinger W, Ehrhardt D, Baluška F, Briggs W (2008) The subcellular localization and blue-light-induced movement of phototropin 1-GFP in etiolated seedlings of Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant 1, 103-117

2007
  • Baluška F, Schlicht M, Volkmann D, Mancuso S (2007) Vesicular secretion of auxin: Evidences and implications. Plant Signal Behav 3, 254-256

  • Volkmann D, Baluška F (2007) Physiological responses of higher plants. In: Biology in Space and Life on Earth, Brinckmann E (ed), WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH , 53-70

  • Šamaj J, Salaj J, Obert B, Baluška F, Menzel D, Volkmann D (2007) Calreticulin mRNA and protein are localized to protein bodies in storage maize callus cells. Plant Cell Rep 27, 231-239

  • Mancuso S, Marras AM, Mugnai S, Schlicht M, Zarsky V, Li G, Song L, Hue HW, Baluška F (2007) Phospholipase Dζ2 drives vesicular secretion of auxin for its polar cell-cell transport in the transition zone of the root apex. Plant Signal Behav 2, 240-244

  • Brenner ED, Stahlberg R, Mancuso S, Baluška F, Van Volkenburgh E (2007) Plant Neurobiology: The gain is more than the name. Trends Plant Sci 12, In Press

  • Dhonukshe P, Šamaj J, Baluška F, Friml J (2007) A unifying new model of cytokinesis for the dividing plant and animal cells. BioEssays 29, 371-381

  • Wojtaszek P, Baluška F, Kasprowicz A, Luczak M, Volkmann D (2007) Mechanosensory transmission of cell wall disturbances to the actin cytoskeleton in maize root apex cells. Protoplasma 230, 217-230

  • Kempa S, Rozhon W, Šamaj J, Erban A, Baluška F, Becker Th, Haselmayer J, Schleiff E, Kopka J, Hirt H, Jonak C (2007) A plastid-localized glycogen synthase kinase 3 modulates stress tolerance and carbohydrate metabolism. Plant J 49, 1076-1090

  • Chen T, Tenq N, Wu X, Wang Y, Tang W, Šamaj J, Baluška F, Lin J (2007) Disruption of actin filaments by latrunculin B affects cell wall construction in Picea meyeri pollen tube by disturbing vesicle trafficking. Plant Cell Physiol 48, 19-30

 
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