Publications

Original Papers

(Reviews see below)

Stoll, K., Jonietz, C., Schleicher, S., Colas des Francs-Small, C., Small, I. and Binder, S. (2017) In Arabidopsis thaliana distinct alleles encoding mitochondrial RNA PROCESSING FACTOR 4 support the generation of additional 5′ termini of ccmB transcripts. Plant Mol. Biol. 93:659-668 (Epub 2017 Feb 22)

Stoll, B. and Binder, S. (2016) Two NYN domain containing putative nucleases are involved in transcript maturation in Arabidopsis mitochondria. Plant J. 85:278-288 (Epub 29 Dec 2015)

Lächler, K., Imhof, J., Reichelt, M., Gershenzon, J. and Binder, S (2015) The cytosolic branched-chain amino transferases of Arabidopsis thaliana influence methionine supply, salvage and glucosinolate metabolism. Plant Mol. Biol. 88:119-131  (Epub 8 Apr 2015)

Stoll, K., Jonietz, C. and Binder, S. (2015) In Arabidopsis thaliana two co-adapted cyto-nuclear systems correlate with distinct ccmC transcript sizes. Plant J. 81: 247-257 (Epub 15 Nov 2014)

Stoll, B., Zendler, D. and Binder, S. (2014) RNA processing factor 7 and polynucleotide phosphorylase are necessary for processing and stability of nad2 mRNA in Arabidopsis mitochondria. RNA Biology 11: 968-976. doi: 10.4161/rna.26129, (Epub 29 Jul 2014)

Imhof J., Huber, F., Reichelt, M., Gershenzon, J., Wiegreffe, C., Lächler, K. and Binder, S. (2014) In Arabidopsis thaliana small subunit 1 of the isopropylmalate isomerase is required for normal growth and development. PLoS ONE 9(3): e91071. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091071 (PDF)

Hauler, A., Jonietz, C., Stoll, B., Stoll, K., Braun, H.-P. and Binder, S. (2013) RNA PROCESSING FACTOR 5 is required for efficient 5’ cleavage at a processing site conserved in RNAs of three different mitochondrial genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 74: 593-604 (Epub Apr 15 2013)

Stoll, B., Stoll, K., Steinhilber, J., Jonietz, C. and Binder, S. (2013) Mitochondrial transcript length polymorphisms are a widespread phenomenon in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol. Biol. 81: 221-233 (Epub 06 Dec 2012)

Peters, K., Nießen, M., Peterhänsel, C., Späth, B., Hölzle, A., Binder, S., Marchfelder, A., and Braun, H.-P. (2012) Complex I–complex II ratio strongly differs in various organs of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol. Biol. 79: 273-284 (Epub 17 Apr 2012)

Jonietz, C., Forner, J., Hildebrandt, T. and Binder, S. (2011) RNA PROCESSING FACTOR 3 is crucial for the accumulation of mature ccmC transcripts in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana accession Columbia. Plant Physiol. 157: 1430-1439 (Epub 29 Aug 2011) (PDF)

Hölzle, A., Jonietz, C., Törjek, O., Altmann, T., Binder, S. and Forner, J. (2011) A RESTORER OF FERTILITY-like PPR gene is required for 5' end processing of the nad4 mRNA in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J., 65: 737-744 (Epub 19 Jan 2011)

Jonietz, C., Forner, J., Hölzle, A., Thuss, S. and Binder, S. (2010) RNA PROCESSING FACTOR 2 is required for 5' end processing of nad9 and cox3 mRNAs in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell, 22: 443-453 (PDF)

Köhler, D., Schmidt-Gattung, S. and Binder, S. (2010) The DEAD-box protein PMH2 is required for efficient group II intron splicing in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol. Biol. 72: 459-467 (PDF)

Knill T., Schuster, J., Reichelt, M., Paetz, C., Gershenzon, J. and Binder, S. (2009) Arabidopsis thaliana encodes a bacterial-type heterodimeric isopropylmalate isomerase involved in both Leu biosynthesis and the Met chain elongation pathway of glucosinolate formation. Plant Mol. Biol. 71: 227-239 (Open Access PDF)

Canino, G., Bocian, E., Barbezier, N., Echeveria, M., Forner, J., Binder, S. and Marchfelder, M. (2009) Arabidopsis encodes four tRNase Z enzymes. Plant Physiol. 150: 1494-1502 (Open Access PDF)

Forner, J., Hölzle, A., Jonietz, C., Thuss, S., Schwarzländer, M., Weber, B., Meyer, R.C., and Binder, S. (2008) Mitochondrial mRNA polymorphisms in different Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Plant Physiol. 148: 1106-1116 (Open Access PDF)

Knill T., Schuster, J., Reichelt, M., Gershenzon, J. and Binder, S. (2008) Arabidopsis thaliana branched-chain aminotransferase 3 (BCAT3) functions in both amino acid and glucosinolate biosynthesis of methionine-derived in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 146: 1028-1039 (Open Access PDF)

Matthes, A., Schmidt-Gattung, S., Köhler, D., Forner, J., Wildum, S., Raabe, M., Urlaub, H. and Binder, S. (2007) Two DEAD-box proteins may be part of RNA-dependent high molecular mass protein complexes in Arabidopsis thaliana mitochondria. Plant Physiol. 145: 1637-1646 (Free Article)

Forner, J. and Binder, S. (2007) The red fluorescent protein eqFP611: application in subcellular localization studies in higher plants. BMC Plant Biol. 7:28. (Open Access PDF)

Forner, J., Weber, B., Thuss, S., Wildum, S. and Binder, S. (2007) Mapping of mitochondrial mRNA termini in Arabidopsis thaliana: t-elements contribute to 5' and 3' end formation. Nucleic Acids Res. 35: 3676-3692 (Open Access PDF)

Schuster, J., Knill T., Reichelt, M., Gershenzon, J. and Binder, S. (2006) BRANCHED-CHAIN AMINOTRANSFERASE4 is part of the chain elongation pathway in the biosynthesis of methionine-derived glucosinolates in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 18: 2664-2679 (Free Article)

Forner, J., Weber, B., Wiethölter, C., Meyer, R.C. and Binder, S. (2005) Distant sequences determine 5' end formation of cox3 transcripts in Arabidopsis thaliana ecotype C24. Nucleic Acids Res. 33: 4673-4682 (Open Access PDF)

Schuster, J. and Binder, S. (2005) The mitochondrial branched-chain aminotransferase (AtBCAT-1) is capable to initiate degradation of leucine, isoleucine and valine and in almost all tissues in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol. Biol. 57: 241-254

Michalecka, A.M., Svensson, A.S., Johansson, F.I., Agius, S.C., Johanson, U., Brennicke, A., Binder, S. and Rasmusson, A.G. (2003) Arabidopsis genes encoding mitochondrial type II NAD(P)H dehydrogenases have different evolutionary origin and show distinct responses to light. Plant Physiol. 133: 642-652 (Free Article)

Focke, M., Gieringer, E., Schwan, S., Jänsch, L., Binder, S. and Braun, H.P. (2003) Fatty acid biosynthesis in mitochondria of grasses: malonyl-CoA is generated by a mitochondrial-localized acetyl-CoA carboxylase. Plant Physiol. 133: 875-884 (Free Article)

Hoffmann, M. and Binder, S. (2002) Functional importance of evolutionary conserved nucleotide identities within the pea atp9 mitochondrial promoter sequence. J. Mol. Biol. 320: 943-950

Diebold, R., Schuster, J., Däschner, K. and Binder, S. (2002) The branched-chain amino acid transaminase (BCAT) gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana encodes plastid and mitochondrial proteins. Plant Physiol. 129: 540 -550 (Free Article)

Kuhn, J. and Binder, S. (2002) RT-PCR analysis of 5' to 3' end identifies mRNAs identifies the extremities of cox2 transcripts in pea mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Res. 30: 439-446 (Open Access PDF)

Deuschle, K., Funck, D., Hellmann, H., Däschner, K., Binder, S. and Frommer, W. B. (2001) A nuclear gene encoding mitochondrial DELTA1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate dehydrogenase and its potential role in protection from proline toxicity. Plant J. 27: 345-355

Däschner, K., Couée, I. and Binder, S. (2001) The Arabidopsis mitochondrial isovaleryl-CoA dehydrogenase (IVD) oxidizes intermediates of both leucine and valine catabolism. Plant Physiol. 126: 601-612 (Free Article)

Kuhn, J., Tengler, U. and Binder, S. (2001) Transcript lifetime is balanced between stabilizing stem loop structures and degradation promoting polyadenylation in plant mitochondria. Mol. Cell. Biol. 21: 731-742 (Free Article)

Giege, P., Hoffmann, M., Binder, S. and Brennicke, A. (2000) RNA degradation buffers asymmetries of transcription in Arabidopsis mitochondria. EMBO Rep. 1: 164-170 (Free Article)

Gagliardi, D., Kuhn, J., Spadinger, U., Brennicke, A., Leaver, C.J. and Binder, S. (1999) An RNA helicase (AtSUV3) is present in Arabidopsis thaliana mitochodnria. FEBS Lett. 458: 337-342

Dombrowski, S., Hoffmann, M., Guha, C and Binder, S. (1999) Continuous primary sequence requirements in the 18 nucleotide promoter of dicot plant mitochondria. J. Biol. Chem. 274: 10094-10099

Hoffmann, M., Dombrowski, S., and Binder, S. (1999) Cotranscription of the rpl5-rps14-cob gene cluster in pea mitochondria. Mol. Gen.Genet. 261: 537-545

Däschner, K., Thalheim, C., Guha, C., Brennicke A. and Binder, S. (1999) In plants a putative isovaleryl-CoA-dehydrogenase is located in mitochondria. Plant Mol. Biol. 39: 1275-1282

Schock, I., Marechal-Drouard, L., Marchfelder, A. and Binder, S. (1998) Processing of plant mitochondrial tRNAGly and tRNASer (GCU) is independent of RNA editing. Mol. Gen. Genet. 257: 554-560

Hatzack, F., Dombrowski, S., Brennicke, A. and Binder, S (1998) Characterization of two DNA-binding proteins from pea mitochondria. Plant Physiol. 116: 519-527

Dombrowski, S., Brennicke, A. and Binder S. (1997) 3'-inverted repeats in plant mitochondrial mRNAs are processing signals rather than transcription terminators. EMBO J. 16: 5069-5076

Marchfelder, A., Binder, S. and Brennicke, A. (1997) A nodulin-35 homologue is encoded in the Arabidopsis genome. Trends Plant Sci. 2: 167-168

Lelandais, C., Gutierres, S., Mathieu, C., Vedel, F., Remacle, C., Maréchal-Drouard, L., Brennicke, A., Binder, S. and Chétrit, P. (1996) A promoter element active in run-off transcription controls the expression of two cistrons of nad and rps genes in Nicotinana sylvestris mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Res. 24: 4798-4804

Giese, A., Thalheim, C., Brennicke, A. and Binder, S. (1996) Correlation of nonanucleotide motifs with transcript initiation of 18S rRNA genes in pea, potato and Arabidopsis mitochondria. Mol. Gen. Genet. 252: 429-436

Marchfelder, A., Brennicke, A. and Binder, S. (1996) RNA editing is required for efficient excision of tRNAPhe from precursors in plant mitochondria. J. Biol. Chem. 271: 1898-1903

Binder, S., Hatzack, F. and Brennicke, A. (1995) A novel pea mitochondrial in vitro transcription system recognizes homologous and heterologous mRNA and tRNA promoters. J. Biol. Chem. 270: 22182-22189

Binder, S., Thalheim, C. and Brennicke, A. (1994) Transcription of potato mitochondrial 26S rRNA is initiated at its mature 5' end. Curr. Genet. 26: 519-523

Binder, S., Marchfelder, A. and Brennicke, A. (1994) RNA editing in tRNAPhe and tRNACys in mitochondria of Oenothera berteriana is initiated in precursor molecules. Mol. Gen. Genet. 244: 67-74

Binder, S. and Brennicke, A. (1993) A tRNA gene transcription initiation site is similar to mRNA and rRNA promoters in plant mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Res. 21: 5012-5019

Binder, S. and Brennicke, A. (1993) Transcription initiation sites in mitochondria of Oenothera berteriana. J. Biol Chem. 268: 7849-7855

Binder, S., Marchfelder, A., Brennicke, A. and Wissinger, B. (1992) RNA editing in trans-splicing intron sequences of nad2 mRNAs in Oenothera mitochondria. J. Biol. Chem. 267: 7615-7623

Binder, S., Knoop, V. and Brennicke, A. (1991) Nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genes trnS (TGA) encoding tRNASer (TGA) in Oenothera berteriana and Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene 102: 245-247

Binder, S., Schuster, w., Grienenberger, J.-M., Weil, J. H. and Brennicke A. (1990) Genes for tRNAGly, tRNAHis, tRNALys, tRNAPhe, tRNASer and tRNATyr are encoded in Oenothera mitochondrial DNA. Curr. Genet. 17: 353-358

Reviews and Technical Publications

(Original Papers see above)

Binder, S., Stoll, K. and Stoll, B. (2016) Maturation of 5' ends of plant mitochondrial RNAs. Physiol. Plant.  (Epub 2016 Feb 1)

Binder, S. and Kühn, K. (2015) Determining mitochondrial transcrtipt termini for the study of transcription start sites and transcript 5’ end maturation. Methods Mol. Biol. 1305:13-30

Braun, H.P., Binder, S., Brennicke, A., Eubel, H., Fernie, A.R., et al. (2014) The life of plant mitochondrial complex I. Mitochondrion Pt B:295-313 [Epub 2014 Feb 21]

Binder, S., Stoll, K. and Stoll, B. (2013) P-class pentatricopeptide repeat proteins are required for efficient 5' end formation of plant mitochondrial transcripts. RNA Biology 10: 1322-1330.

Binder, S., Hölzle, A. and Jonietz, C. (2010) RNA processing and RNA stability in plant mitochondria. In: Adavances in Plant Biology, Vol 1: Plant Mitochondria (ed. Kempken, F.) pp. 107-130, Springer Science and Business Media, New York, NY, USA

Binder, S. (2010) The Arabidopsis Book chapter "Branched-chain amino acid metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana." (Open Access PDF)

Kempken, F., Bolle, N., Forner J. and Binder, S. (2007) Transcript end mapping and analysis of RNA editing in plant mitochondria. In: Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol 372: Mitochondria; Practical Protocols. (ed. Leister, D and Herrmann, J. M.) pp. 177-192, Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, USA

Gagliardi, D and Binder, S (2007) Expression of the plant mitochondrial Genome. In: Plant Mitochondria. Ed.: Logan D. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 50-96

Binder, S., Knill, T. and Schuster, J. (2007) Branched-chain amino acid metabolism in plants. Physiol. Plant., 129, 68-78

Marchfelder, A. and Binder, S. (2004) Plastid and Plant Mitochondrial RNA Processing and Stability. In: Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Organelles (ed. by Danniel, H., Chase, C. D) Springer, Dortrecht, Netherlands, pp. 261-294

Binder, S. and Brennicke, A (2003) Gene expression in plant mitochondria: transcriptional and posttranscriptional control. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 358, 181-189 (Free Article)

Hoffmann, M., Kuhn, J., Däschner, K. and Binder, S (2001) The RNA world of plant mitochondria. Prog. Nuleic Acid Res. Mol. Biol. 70: 119-154

Brennicke, A., Marchfelder, A. and Binder, S. (1999) RNA editing. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 23: 297-316

Brennicke, A., Zabaleta, E., Dombrowski, S., Hoffmann, and Binder, S. (1999) Transcription signals of mitochondrial proteins in dicot plants. J. Hered. 90: 345-350

Dombrowski, S., Hoffmann, M., Kuhn, J., Brennicke, A. and Binder, S. (1998) On mitochondrial promoters in Arabidopsis thaliana and other flowering plants. In: Plant mitochondria: From Gene to Function (ed. by Möller, M., Gardeström, P., Glimelius, K. and Glaser, E.) pp. 165-170. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands.

Dombrowski, S. and Binder, S. (1998) 3' inverted repeats in plant mitochondrial mRNAs act as processing and stabilizing elements but do not terminate transcription. In: Plant mitochondria: From Gene to Function (ed. by Möller, M., Gardeström, P., Glimelius, K. and Glaser, E.) pp. 9-12. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands.

Marchfelder, A. Binder, S., Brennicke, A. and Knoop, V. (1998) RNA Editing by base conversion in plant organellar RNAs. In: Modification and Editing of RNA (ed. by Grosjean, H amd Benne, R.) pp. 307-323, ASM Press, Washington D.C., USA

Klein, M., Binder, S. and Brennicke A. (1998) Purification of mitochondria from Arabidopsis. In: Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol 82: Arabidopsis protocols (ed. by Martinez-Zapater, J.M. and Salinas, J.) pp. 49-53, Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, USA.

Binder, S., Marchfelder, A. and Brennicke A. (1996) Regulation of gene expression in plant mitochondria. Plant Mol. Biol. 32: 303-314

Brennicke, A. Klein, M., Binder, S., Knoop, V., Grohmann, L., Malek, O., Marchfelder, A., Marienfeld, J. and Unseld, M. (1996) Moleuclar biology of plant mitochondria. Naturwissenschaften. 83: 339-346

Binder, S. and Grohmann, L. (1995) Isolation of mitochondria. In: Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol 49: Plant Molecular Biology Protocols (ed. by H. Jones) pp. 377-381, Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, USA.

Binder, S. (1995) Mitochondrial Nucleic Acid Purification and Analysis. In: Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol 49: Plant Molecular Biology Protocols (ed. by H. Jones) pp. 383-389, Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, USA.

Binder, S., Brennicke, A., Grohmann, L., Hiesel, R., Knoop, V. and Schuster, W. (1994) Expression of the plant mitochondrial genome. In: NATO ASI Vol. H 81 Plant Molecular Biology (ed. by Coruzzi, G. and Puigdomenech) pp. 347-360, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg

Schuster, W., Knoop, V., Binder, S., Wissinger, B., Brennicke, A. (1992) Trans-splicing and RNA editing in Oenothera and Arabidopsis mitochondria. In: Plant Tissue Culture and Gene Manipulation for Breeding and Formation of Phytochemicals (ed. by K. Oono et al.) pp. 55-64, NIAR, Japan

Schuster, W., Wissinger, B., Hiesel, R., Unseld, M., Gerold, E., Knoop, V., Marchfelder, A., Binder, S., Schobel, W., Scheike, R., Grönger, P., Ternes, R., Brennicke, A. (1991) Between DNA and protein - RNA editing in plant mitochondria. Physiol. Plantarum 81: 437-445

Contact

Head of the research group:

Prof. Dr. Stefan Binder
Molecular Botany
Ulm University
89069 Ulm
Phone: +49 - 731-50-22625
Fax:      +49 - 731-50-12-22658
stefan.binder(at)uni-ulm.de