Cluster of Excellence –
University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Thomas Laux

Prof. Dr. Thomas Laux

Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg

+49 761 203 2943

10 selected publications:

  • Organizer-Derived WOX5 Signal Maintains Root Columella Stem Cells through Chromatin-Mediated Repression of CDF4 Expression.
    Pi L, Aichinger E, van der Graaff E, Llavata-Peris CI, Weijers D, Hennig L, Groot E, Laux T (2015).
    Dev Cell. 2015 Jun 8;33(5):576-88.
  • WOX13-like genes are required for reprogramming of leaf and protoplast cells into stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens.
    Sakakibara K, Reisewitz P, Aoyama T, Friedrich T, Ando S, Sato Y, Tamada Y, Nishiyama T, Hiwatashi Y, Kurata T, Ishikawa M, Deguchi H, Rensing SA, Werr W, Murata T, Hasebe M, Laux T (2014).
    Development. 141(8):1660-70.
  • A protodermal miR394 signal defines a region of stem cell competence in the Arabidopsis shoot meristem.
    Knauer S, Holt AL, Rubio-Somoza I, Tucker EJ, Hinze A, Pisch M, Javelle M, Timmermans MC, Tucker MR, Laux T (2013).
    Dev Cell. 2013 Jan 28;24(2):125-32.
  • Arabidopsis WIH1 and WIH2 genes act in the transition from somatic to reproductive cell fate.
    Lieber D, Lora J, Schrempp S, Lenhard M, Laux T (2011).
    Curr Biol. 21(12):1009-17.
  • Transcriptional activation of Arabidopsis axis patterning genes WOX8/9 links zygote polarity to embryo development.
    Ueda M, Zhang Z, Laux T (2011).
    Dev Cell 15, 64-70.
  • Differential expression of WOX genes mediates apical-basal axis formation in the Arabidopsis embryo.
    Breuninger H, Rikirsch E, Hermann M, Ueda M, Laux T (2008).
    Dev Cell 14(6):867-76.
  • Conserved factors regulate signaling in Arabidopsis shoot and root stem cell organizers.
    Sarkar A, Luijten M, Miyashima S, Lenhard M, Hashimoto T, Nakajima K, Scheres B, Heidstra R, Laux T (2007).
    Nature 446, 811-814.
  • WUSCHEL signaling functions in interregional communication during Arabidopsis ovule development.
    Gross-Hardt R, Lenhard M, Laux T (2002).
    Genes Dev. 16, 1129-1138.
  • Termination of stem cell maintenance in Arabidopsis floral meristems by interactions between WUSCHEL and AGAMOUS.
    Lenhard M, Bohnert A, Jürgens G, Laux T (2001).
    Cell 105, 805-814.
  • The stem cell population of Arabidopsis shoot meristems is maintained by a regulatory loop between the CLAVATA and WUSCHEL genes.
    Schoof H, Lenhard M, Haecker A, Mayer KFM, Jürgens G, Laux T (2000).
    Cell 100, 635-644.