Dr. Klaus Gase

   Department of Molecular Ecology
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1121Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1125Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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1Heiling, S., Cortés Llorca, L., Li, J., Gase, K., Schmidt, A., Schaefer, M., Schneider, B., Halitschke, R., Gaquerel, E., Baldwin, I. T. (in press). Specific decorations of 17-hydroxygeranyllinalool diterpene glycosides solve the autotoxicity problem of chemical defense in Nicotiana attenuata. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2020.08.26.267690. [ITB627] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Guo, H., Halitschke, R., Wielsch, N., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2019). Mate selection in self-compatible wild tobacco results from coordinated variation in homologous self-incompatibility genes. Current Biology, 27(12), 2020-2030. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2019.05.042. [ITB608] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2He, J., Fandino, R. A., Halitschke, R., Luck, K., Köllner, T. G., Murdock, M. H., Ray, R., Gase, K., Knaden, M., Baldwin, I. T., Schuman, M. C. (2019). An unbiased approach elucidates variation in (S)-(+)-linalool, a context-specific mediator of a tri-trophic interaction in wild tobacco. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(29), 14651-14660. doi:10.1073/pnas.1818585116. [ITB609] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
1Brütting, C., Schäfer, M., Vanková, R., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T., Meldau, S. (2017). Changes in cytokinins are sufficient to alter developmental patterns of defense metabolites in Nicotiana attenuata. The Plant Journal, 89(1), 15-30. doi:10.1111/tpj.13316. [ITB529] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Fragoso, V., Oh, Y., Kim, S.-G., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2017). Functional specialization of Nicotiana attenuata phytochromes in leaf development and flowering time. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 59(3), 205-224. doi:10.1111/jipb.12516. [ITB537] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Luu, V. T., Weinhold, A., Ullah, C., Dressel, S., Schoettner, M., Gase, K., Gaquerel, E., Xu, S., Baldwin, I. T. (2017). O-acyl sugars protect a wild tobacco from both native fungal pathogens and a specialist herbivore. Plant Physiology, 174, 370-386. doi:10.1104/pp.16.01904. [ITB543] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
4Pradhan, M., Pandey, P., Gase, K., Shraff, M., Singh, D. R. K., Sethi, M. A., Baldwin, I. T., Pandey, S. P. (2017). Argonaute 8 (AGO8) mediates the elicitation of direct defenses against herbivory. Plant Physiology, 175(2), 927-946. doi:10.1104/pp.17.00702. [ITB553] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5Xu, S., Brockmoeller, T., Navarro-Quezada, A., Kuhl, H., Gase, K., Ling, Z., Zhou, W., Kreitzer, C., Stanke, M., Tang, H., Lyons, E., Pandey, P., Pandey, S. P., Timmermann, B., Gaquerel, E., Baldwin, I. T. (2017). Wild tobacco genomes reveal the evolution of nicotine biosynthesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(23), 6133-6138. doi:10.1101/107565. [ITB540] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Singh, R. K., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T., Pandey, S. P. (2015). Molecular evolution and diversification of the Argonaute family of proteins in plants. BMC Plant Biology, 15: 23. doi:10.1186/s12870-014-0364-6. [ITB476] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Lin, W., Sosso, D., Chen, L.-Q., Gase, K., Kim, S.-G., Kessler, D., Klinkenberg, P. M., Gorder, M., Hou, B.-H., Qu, X.-Q., Carter, C., Baldwin, I. T., Frommer, W. (2014). Nectar secretion requires sucrose phosphate synthases and the sugar transporter SWEET9. Nature, 508, 546-549. doi:10.1038/nature13082. [ITB447] MPG.PuRE
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] MPG.PuRE
2Schäfer, M., Brütting, C., Gase, K., Reichelt, M., Baldwin, I. T., Meldau, S. (2013). “Real time” genetic manipulation: a new tool for ecological field studies. The Plant Journal, 76, 506-518. doi:10.1111/tpj.12301. [ITB437] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Bozorov, T. A., Pandey, S. P., Dinh, T. S., Kim, S.-G., Heinrich, M., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2012). Dicer-like proteins and their role in plant-herbivore interactions in Nicotiana attenuata. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 54(3), 189-206. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7909.2012.01104.x. [ITB356] MPG.PuRE
2Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2012). Transformational tools for next-generation plant ecology: manipulation of gene expression for the functional analysis of genes. Plant Ecology & Diversity, 5(4), 485-490. doi:10.1080/17550874.2012.754797. [ITB403] MPG.PuRE
3Kessler, D., Bhattacharya, S., Diezel, C., Rothe, E., Gase, K., Schöttner, M., Baldwin, I. T. (2012). Unpredictability of nectar nicotine promotes outcrossing by hummingbirds in Nicotiana attenuata. The Plant Journal, 71(4), 529-538. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.05008.x. [ITB365] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Gase, K., Weinhold, A., Bozorov, T. A., Schuck, S., Baldwin, I. T. (2011). Efficient screening of transgenic plant lines for ecological research. Molecular Ecology Resources, 11(5), 890-902. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03017.x. [ITB314] MPG.PuRE
2Stitz, M., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T., Gaquerel, E. (2011). Ectopic expression of AtJMT in Nicotiana attenuata. Creating a metabolic sink has tissue-specific consequences for the jasmonate metabolic network and silences downstream gene expression. Plant Physiology, 157, 341-354. doi:10.1104/pp.111.178582. [ITB330] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Zhang, L., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T., Galis, I. (2010). Enhanced fluorescence imaging in chlorophyll-suppressed tobacco tissues using virus-induced gene silencing of the phytoene desaturase gene. Biotechniques, 48(2), 125-133. doi:10.2144/000113345. [ITB199] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Jassbi, A. R., Gase, K., Hettenhausen, C., Schmidt, A., Baldwin, I. T. (2008). Silencing geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase in Nicotiana attenuata dramatically impairs resistance to tobacco hornworm. Plant Physiology, 146(3), 974-986. doi:10.1104/pp.107.108811. [ITB241] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
2Kessler, D., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2008). Field experiments with transformed plants reveal the sense of floral scents. Science, 321(5893), 1200-1202. doi:10.1126/science.1160072. [ITB254] MPG.PuRE
3Pandey, S. P., Gaquerel, E., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. (2008). RNA-directed RNA polymerase 3 from Nicotiana attenuata is required for competitive growth in natural environments. Plant Physiology, 147(3), 1212-1224. doi:10.1104/pp.108.121319. [ITB246] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
4Pandey, S. P., Shahi, P., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2008). Herbivory-induced changes in the small-RNA transcriptome and phytohormone signaling in Nicotiana attenuata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(12), 4559-4564. doi:10.1073/pnas.0711363105. [ITB231] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1von Dahl, C. C., Winz, R., Halitschke, R., Kühnemann, F., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2007). Tuning the herbivore-induced ethylene burst: the role of transcript accumulation and ethylene perception in Nicotiana attenuata. The Plant Journal, 51(2), 293-307. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2007.03142.x. [ITB206] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Bubner, B., Gase, K., Berger, B., Link, D., Baldwin, I. T. (2006). Occurrence of tetraploidy in Nicotiana attenuata plants after Agrobacterium-mediated transformation is genotype specific but independent of polysomaty of explant tissue. Plant Cell Reports, 25(7), 668-675. doi:10.1007/s00299-005-0111-4. [ITB165] MPG.PuRE
1Bubner, B., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2004). Two-fold differences are the detection limit for determining transgene copy numbers in plants by real-time PCR. BMC Biotechnology, 4, 14. doi:10.1186/1472-6750-4-14. [ITB137] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Held, M., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2004). Microarrays in ecological research: A case study of a cDNA microarray for plant-herbivore interactions. BMC Ecology, 4, 13. doi:10.1186/1472-6785-4-13. [ITB146] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Schmidt, D. D., Kessler, A., Kessler, D., Schmidt, S., Lim, M., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2004). Solanum nigrum: A model ecological expression system and its tools. Molecular Ecology, 13(5), 981-995. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2004.02111.x. [ITB118] MPG.PuRE
4Steppuhn, A., Gase, K., Krock, B., Halitschke, R., Baldwin, I. T. (2004). Nicotine’s defensive function in nature. PLoS Biology, 2(8), e217. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0020217. [ITB139] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5Zavala, J. A., Patankar, A. G., Gase, K., Baldwin, I. T. (2004). Constitutive and inducible trypsin proteinase inhibitor production incurs large fitness costs in Nicotiana attenuata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101(6), 1607-1612. doi:10.1073/pnas.0305096101. [ITB127] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
6Zavala, J. A., Patankar, A. G., Gase, K., Hui, D. Q., Baldwin, I. T. (2004). Manipulation of endogenous trypsin proteinase inhibitor production in Nicotiana attenuata demonstrates their function as antiherbivore defenses. Plant Physiology, 134(3), 1181-1190. doi:10.1104/pp.103.035634. [ITB128] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Halitschke, R., Gase, K., Hui, D. Q., Schmidt, D. D., Baldwin, I. T. (2003). Molecular interactions between the specialist herbivore Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) and its natural host Nicotiana attenuata. VI. Microarray analysis reveals that most herbivore-specific transcriptional changes are mediated by fatty acid-ami. Plant Physiology, 131(4), 1894-1902. doi:10.1104/pp.102.018184. [ITB105] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Hui, D. Q., Iqbal, J., Lehmann, K., Gase, K., Saluz, H. P., Baldwin, I. T. (2003). Molecular interactions between the specialist herbivore Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) and its natural host Nicotiana attenuata: V. Microarray analysis and further characterization of large-scale changes in herbivore-induced mRNAs. Plant Physiology, 131(4), 1877-1893. doi:10.1104/pp.102.018176. [ITB106] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Krügel, T., Lim, M., Gase, K., Halitschke, R., Baldwin, I. T. (2002). Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Nicotiana attenuata, a model ecological expression system. Chemoecology, 12(4), 177-183. doi:10.1007/PL00012666. [ITB094] MPG.PuRE
1Voelckel, C., Krügel, T., Gase, K., Heidrich, N., Van Dam, N., Winz, R., Baldwin, I. T. (2001). Anti-sense expression of putrescine N-methyltransferase confirms defensive role of nicotine in Nicotiana sylvestris against Manduca sexta. Chemoecology, 11, 121-126. doi:10.1007/PL00001841. [ITB084] MPG.PuRE