Dr. Meredith C. Schuman

   Department of Molecular Ecology
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1116Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1102Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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1Adam, N., Erler, T., Kallenbach, M., Kaltenpoth, M., Kunert, G., Baldwin, I. T., Schuman, M. C. (in press). Sex ratio of mirid populations shifts in response to hostplant co-infestation or altered cytokinin signaling. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. doi:10.1111/jipb.12507. [ITB533] pubman
1Herden, J., Meldau, S., Kim, S.-G., Kunert, G., Joo, Y., Baldwin, I. T., Schuman, M. C. (2016). Shifting Nicotiana attenuata's diurnal rhythm does not alter its resistance to the specialist herbivore Manduca sexta. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 58(7), 656-668. doi:10.1111/jipb.12458. [ITB513] pubman
2Qi, J., Sun, G., Wang, L., Zhao, C., Hettenhausen, C., Schuman, M. C., Baldwin, I. T., Li, J., Song, J., Liu, Z., Xu, G., Lu, X., Wu, J. (2016). Oral secretions from Mythimna separata insects specifically induce defense responses in maize as revealed by high-dimensional biological data. Plant, Cell and Environment, 39(8), 1749-1766. doi:10.1111/pce.12735. [ITB518] pubman
3Schuman, M. C., Baldwin, I. T. (2016). The layers of plant responses to insect herbivores. Annual Review of Entomology, 61(1), 373-394. doi:10.1146/annurev-ento-010715-023851. [ITB509] pubman
4Schuman, M. C., Valim, H., Joo, Y. (2016). Temporal dynamics of plant volatiles: mechanistic bases and functional consequences. In J. Blande, R. Glinwood (Eds.), Deciphering Chemical Language of Plant Communication (pp. 3-34). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33498-1_1. [ITB510] pubman
5Schuman, M. C., van Dam, N., Beran, F., Harpole, W. S. (2016). How does plant chemical diversity contribute to biodiversity at higher trophic levels? Current opinion in insect science, 14, 46-55. doi:10.1016/j.cois.2016.01.003. [ITB514] pubman
1Kallenbach, M., Veit, D., Eilers, E. J., Schuman, M. C. (2015). Application of silicone tubing for robust, simple, high-throughput, and time-resolved analysis of plant volatiles in field experiments. Bio-protocol, 5(3): e1391. [ITB483] pubman
2Palmer-Young, E. C., Veit, D., Gershenzon, J., Schuman, M. C. (2015). The sesquiterpenes (E)-beta-farnesene and (E)-alpha-bergamotene quench ozone but fail to protect the wild tobacco Nicotiana attenuata from ozone, UVB, and drought stresses. PLoS One, 10(6): e0127296. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127296. [ITB494] OPEN ACCESS gold pubman
3Schuman, M. C., Allmann, S., Baldwin, I. T. (2015). Plant defense phenotypes determine the consequences of volatile emission for individuals and neighbors. eLife, 4: e04490. doi:10.7554/eLife.04490.001. [ITB489] OPEN ACCESS gold pubman
1Hettenhausen, C., Schuman, M. C., Wu, J. (2014). MAPK signaling - a key element in plant defense response to insects. Insect Science, 22, 157-164. doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12128. [ITB462] pubman
2Kallenbach, M., Oh, Y., Eilers, E. J., Veit, D., Baldwin, I. T., Schuman, M. C. (2014). A robust, simple, high-throughput technique for time-resolved plant volatile analysis in field experiments. The Plant Journal, 78, 1060-1072. doi:10.1111/tpj.12523. [ITB461] OPEN ACCESS gelb pubman
3Mithöfer, A., Schuman, M. C. (2014). Duften zum Überleben: Subtile Verteidigungsstrategien in Pflanzen. Biologie in unserer Zeit, 44(1), 26-32. doi:10.1002/biuz.201410525. [BOL591] pubman
4Schuman, M. C., Palmer-Young, E. C., Schmidt, A., Gershenzon, J., Baldwin, I. T. (2014). Ectopic TPS expression enhances sesquiterpene emission in Nicotiana attenuata without altering defense or development of transgenic plants or neighbors. Plant Physiology, 166(2), 779-797. doi:10.1104/pp.114.247130. [ITB470] pubman
1Galis, I., Schuman, M. C., Gase, K., Hettenhausen, C., Hartl, M., Dinh, T. S., Wu, J., Bonaventure, G., Baldwin, I. T. (2013). The use of VIGS technology to study plant-herbivore interactions. In A. Becker (Ed.), Virus-induced gene silencing: Methods and protocols (pp. 109-137). doi:10.1007/978-1-62703-278-0_9. [ITB376] pubman
2Schuman, M. C., Kessler, D., Baldwin, I. T. (2013). Ecological observations of native Geocoris pallens and G. punctipes populations in the Great Basin Desert of southwestern Utah. Psyche: A Journal o Entomology; Cambridge Entomological Club, New York, NY: Hindawi, 2013: 465108. doi:10.1155/2013/465108. [ITB422] OPEN ACCESS gold pubman
1Jassbi, A. R., Asadollahi, M., Masroor, M., Schuman, M. C., Mehdizadeh, Z., Soleimani, M., Miri, R. (2012). Chemical classification of the essential oils of the Iranian Salvia species in comparison to their botanical taxonomy. Chemistry and Biodiversity, 9(7), 1254-1271. doi:10.1002/cbdv.201100209. [ITB384] pubman
2Schuman, M. C., Baldwin, I. T. (2012). Asking the ecosystem if herbivory-inducible plant volatiles (HIPVs) have defensive functions. In G. Iason, M. Dicke, S. Hartley (Eds.), The ecology of plant secondary metabolites: genes to global processes (pp. 287-307). Cambridge University Press. [ITB363] pubman
3Schuman, M. C., Barthel, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2012). Herbivory-induced volatiles function as defenses increasing fitness of the native plant Nicotiana attenuata in nature. eLife, 1: e00007. doi:10.7554/eLife.00007. [ITB381] OPEN ACCESS gold pubman
1Heiling, S., Schuman, M. C., Schöttner, M., Mukerjee, P., Berger, B., Schneider, B., Jassbi, A., Baldwin, I. T. (2010). Jasmonate and ppHsystemin regulate key malonylation steps in the biosynthesis of 17-hydroxygeranyllinalool diterpene glycosides, an abundant and effective direct defense against herbivores in Nicotiana attenuata. The Plant Cell, 22(1), 273-292. doi:10.1105/tpc.109.071449. [ITB140] OPEN ACCESS gelb pubman
1Schuman, M. C., Heinzel, N., Gaquerel, E., Svatoš, A., Baldwin, I. T. (2009). Polymorphism in jasmonate signaling partially accounts for the variety of volatiles produced by Nicotiana attenuata plants in a native population. New Phytologist, 183, 1134-1148. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.02894.x. [ITB279] OPEN ACCESS gelb pubman
1Steppuhn, A., Schuman, M. C., Baldwin, I. T. (2008). Silencing jasmonate signalling and jasmonate-mediated defenses reveals different survival strategies between two Nicotiana attenuata accessions. Molecular Ecology, 17, 3717-3732. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03862.x. [ITB248] pubman
2Wu, J., Hettenhausen, C., Schuman, M. C., Baldwin, I. T. (2008). A comparison of two Nicotiana attenuata accessions reveals large differences in signaling induced by oral secretions of the specialist herbivore Manduca sexta. Plant Physiology, 146(3), 927-939. doi:10.1104/pp.107.114785. [ITB236] OPEN ACCESS gelb pubman