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Liang P, Stratil TF, Popp C, Marin M, Folgmann J, Mysore KS, Wen J, Ott T (2018)
Symbiotic root infections in Medicago truncatula require remorin-mediated receptor stabilization in membrane nanodomains
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A;

Lace B, Ott T (2018)
Commonalities and differences in controlling multipartite intracellular infections of legume roots by symbiotic microbes
Plant & Cell Physiology; 59 (4): 666–677

Grossmann G, Krebs M, Maizel A, Stahl Y, Vermeer JEM, Ott T (2018)
Green light for quantitative live-cell imaging in plants
Journal of Cell Science; 131, doi:10.1242/jcs.209270

Ott T (2017)
Membrane nanodomains and microdomains in plant-microbe interactions
Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 40: 82–88

Bücherl CA, Jarsch IK, Schudoma C, Segonzac C, Mbengue M, Robatzek S, MacLean D, Ott T and Zipfel C (2017)
Plant immune and growth receptors share common signalling components but localise to distinct plasma membrane nanodomains
eLife, 6:e25114

Jarsch IK and Ott T (2015)
Quantitative Image Analysis of Membrane Microdomains Labelled by Fluorescently Tagged Proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana and Nicotiana benthamiana
bio-protocol, 5(11): e1497

Konrad SSA and Ott T (2015)
Molecular principles of membrane microdomain targeting in plants
Trends in Plant Science, 20(6): 351-361 (Video abstract on YouTube)

Vaddepalli P, Herrmann A, Fulton L, Oelschner M, Hillmer S, Stratil TF, Fastner A, Hammes UZ, Ott T, Robinson DG, Schneitz K (2014)
The C2-domain protein QUIRKY and the receptor-like kinase STRUBBELIG localize to plasmodesmata and mediate tissue morphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana
Development, 141: 4139-4148

Doermann P, Kim H, Ott T, Schulze-Lefert P, Trujillo M, Wever V, Hueckelhoven R (2014)
Cell-autonomous defense, re-organization and trafficking of membranes in plant-microbe interactions
New Phytologist, 204 (4): 815-822

Denninger P, Bleckmann A, Lausser A, Vogler F, Ott T, Ehrhardt D, Frommer WB, Sprunck S, Dresselhaus T and Grossmann G (2014)
Male-female communication triggers calcium signatures during fertilization in Arabidopsis
Nature Communications, 5: 4645

Konrad SSA*, Popp C*, Stratil TF, Jarsch IK, Thallmair V, Folgmann J, Marín M and Ott T (2014)
S-acylation anchors Remorin proteins to the plasma membrane but does not primarily determine their localization in membrane micro-domains
New Phytologist, 203 (3): 758-769

Jarsch IK, Konrad SSA, Stratil TF, Urbanus SL, Szymanski W, Braun P, Braun KH, Ott T (2014)     f1000
Plasma Membranes Are Subcompartmentalized into a Plethora of Coexisting and Diverse Microdomains in Arabidopsis and Nicotiana benthamiana
The Plant Cell, 26: 1698–1711

Marín M and Ott T (2014)
Intrinsic Disorder in Plant Proteins and Phytopathogenic Bacterial Effectors
Chemical Reviews, 114 (13): 6912–6932

Binder A, Lambert J, Morbitzer R, Popp C, Ott T, Lahaye T and Parniske M (2014)
A Modular Multigene Construct Assembly Kit for Custom Expression Vector Creation, Gene Silencing and Silencing Rescue in Plants
PLoS ONE, 9(2):e88218

Marín M, Uversky VN, Ott T (2013)
Intrinsic disorder in pathogen effectors: Protein flexibility as an evolutionary hallmark in a molecular arms race
The Plant Cell, 25: 3153-3157

Marín M, Thallmair V and Ott T (2012)    f1000
The intrinsically disordered N-terminal region of AtREM1.3 remorin protein mediates protein-protein interactions
Journal of Biological Chemistry, 287: 39982-39991 

Balestrini R, Ott T, Güther M, Bonfante P, Udvardi M and De Tullio MC (2012)
Ascorbate oxidase: the unexpected involvement of a ‘wasteful enzyme’ in the symbioses with nitrogen-fixing bacteria and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 59:71-79

Urbanus SL and Ott T (2012)
Plasticity of plasma membrane compartmentalization during plant immune responses
Frontiers in Plant Science, 3:181

Marín M and Ott T (2012)
Phosphorylation of Intrinsically Disordered Regions in Remorin Proteins
Frontiers in Plant Science, 3:86

Tóth K*, Stratil TF*, Madsen EB, Ye J, Popp C, Antolín-Llovera M, Grossmann C, Jensen ON, Schüssler A, Parniske M, and Ott T (2012)
Functional domain analysis of the Remorin protein LjSYMREM1 in Lotus japonicus
PLoS ONE, 7(1): e30817

Popp C and Ott T (2011)
Regulation of signal transduction and bacterial infection during root nodule symbiosis
Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 14: 458-467

Moreau S, Verdenaud M, Ott T, Letort S, de Billy F, Niebel A, Gouzy J, de Carvalho Niebel F, and Gamas P (2011)
Transcription reprogramming during root nodule development in Medicago truncatula
PLoS ONE, 6(1): e16463

Jarsch IK and Ott T (2011)
Perspectives on remorin proteins, membrane rafts and their role during plant-microbe interactions
Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions, 24(1): 7-12

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, and Ott T (2010)     f1000
A remorin protein interacts with symbiotic receptors and regulates bacterial infection
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A, 107(5): 2343-2348

Høgslund N, Radutoiu S, Krusell L, Voroshilova V, Hannah MA, Goffard N, Sanchez DH, Lippold F, Ott T, Sato S, Tabata S, Liboriussen P, Lohmann GV, Schauser L, Weiller GF, Udvardi MK, Stougaard J (2009)
Dissection of symbiosis and organ development by an integrated analysis of transcriptome landscapes in mutant and wild-type plants
PLoS ONE, 4(8): e6556

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)   f1000
Remorin, a Solanaceae protein resident in membrane rafts and plasmodesmata, impairs Potato virus X movement
The Plant Cell, 21(5): 1541-1555

Ott T, Sullivan J, James EK, Flemetakis E, Günther C, Gibon Y, Ronson C, Udvardi MK (2009)
Absence of symbiotic leghemoglobins alters bacteroid and plant cell differentiation during development of Lotus japonicus root nodules
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 22(7): 800-808

Benedito VA, Torres-Jerez I, Murray JD, Andriankaja A, Allen S, Kakar K, Wandrey M, Verdier J, Zuber H, Ott T, Moreau S, Niebel A, Frickey T, Weiller G, He J, Dai X, Zhao PX, Tang Y, Udvardi MK (2008)
A gene expression atlas of the model legume Medicago truncatula
The Plant Journal, 55(3): 504-513

D’Antuono AL*, Ott T*, Krusell L, Voroshilova V, Ugalde RA, Udvardi M, Lepek VC (2008)
Defects in rhizobial cyclic glucan and lipopolysaccharide synthesis alter legume gene expression during nodule development
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 21(1): 50-60

Günther C, Schlereth A, Udvardi M, Ott T (2007)
Metabolism of reactive oxygen species is attenuated in leghemoglobin-deficient nodules of Lotus japonicus
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 20(12): 1596-1603

Raffaele S, Mongrand S, Gamas P, Niebel A, Ott T (2007)
Genome-wide annotation of remorins, a plant-specific protein family – evolutionary and functional perspectives
Plant Physiology, 145(3): 593-600

Godiard L*, Niebel A*, Micheli F, Gouzy J, Ott T, Gamas P (2007)
Identification of potential regulators of the Medicago truncatula-Sinorhizobium meliloti symbiosis using a large scale Suppression Subtractive Hybridization approach
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 20(3): 321-332

Combier JP, Frugier F, de Billy F, Boualem A, El-Yahyaoui F, Moreau S, Vernié T, Ott T, Gamas P, Crespi M, Niebel A (2006)
microRNA 169 fine tunes the expression of a key transcriptional regulator of symbiotic nodule development
Genes and Development, 20(22): 3084-3088

Flemetakis E, Efrose RC, Ott T, Stedel C, Aivalakis G, Udvardi MK, Katinakis P (2006)
Spatial and Temporal Organization of Sucrose Metabolism in Lotus japonicus Nitrogen-Fixing Nodules Suggests a Role for the Elusive Alkaline/Neutral Invertase
Plant Molecular Biology,  62(1-2): 53–69

Krusell L, Krause K, Ott T, Desbrosses G, Krämer U, Sato S, Nakamura Y, Tabata S, James EK, Sandal N, Stougaard J, Kawaguchi M, Miyamoto A, Suganuma N, Udvardi MK (2005)
The Sulfate Transporter SST1 Is Crucial for Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation in Lotus japonicus Root Nodules
The Plant Cell, 17(5):1625-1636

Ott T, van Dongen JT, Günther C, Krusell L, Desbrosses G, Vigeolas H, Bock V, Czechowski T, Geigenberger P, Udvardi MK (2005)
Symbiotic leghemoglobins are crucial for nitrogen fixation in legume root nodules but not for general plant growth and development
Current Biology, 15(6):531-535

highlighted by A. Downie (2005); Current Biology; Volume 15, Issue 6, pR196–R198

Colebatch G*, Desbrosses G*, Ott T, Krusell L, Montanari O, Kloska S, Kopka J, Udvardi MK (2004)
Global changes in transcription orchestrate metabolic differentiation during symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Lotus japonicus
The Plant Journal, 39 (4): 487-512

Desbrosses G, Kopka C, Ott T, Udvardi MK (2004)
Lotus japonicus LjKUP is induced late during nodule development and encodes a potassium transporter of the plasma membrane
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 17 (7): 789-797

Ott T, Fritz E, Polle P, Schützendübel A (2002)
Characterisation of antioxidative systems in the ectomycorrhiza-building basidiomycete Paxillus involutus (Bartsch) Fr and its reaction to cadmium
FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 42(3): 359-366

Ott T, Clarke J, Birks K, Johnson G (1999)
Regulation of the Photosynthetic Electron Transport Chain
Planta, 209(2): 250-258

* both authors contributed equally to the work

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Book articles

  1. Ott T (2017)
    Publish or Perish – Ein Ruf nach Entschleunigung. Die Rahmenbedingungen für wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Deutschland: Theorie, Ethik und Politik
    In: Gute Wissenschaft, pp.215-232; DOI: 10.5771/9783845248370-215
  2. Ott T (2012)
    Grundlagen gentechnischer Veränderungen von Nutzpflanzen und deren gesellschaftliche Perzeption am Beispiel der Maissorte MON810;
    in: Grimm, H/Schleissing, S (Editors), Grüne Gentechnik: Zwischen Forschungsfreiheit und Anwendungsrisiko. pages 93-105; Nomos Verlag; ISBN 978-3-8329-6970-7
  3. Ott T, Krusell L, Freund S and Udvardi MK (2005)
    Lotus transcriptome analysis using cDNA arrays
    in: Lotus japonicus handbook (Márquez AJ, Editor); page 149-155; Kluwer, Dordrecht
  4. Hayashi M, Tansengco ML, Suganuma N, Szczyglowski K, Krusell L, Ott T, Udvardi MK (2005)
    Methods for studying nodule development and function
    in: Lotus japonicus handbook (Márquez AJ, Editor), page 53-82; Kluwer, Dordrecht
  5. Krusell L, Ott T and Udvardi MK (2005)
    RNA isolation using CsCl gradients
    in: Lotus japonicus handbook (Márquez AJ, Editor); page 125-128; Kluwer, Dordrecht