Publications

Zhou X, Boruc J, & Meier I (2018) The Plant Nuclear Pore Complex – The Nucleocytoplasmic Barrier and Beyond. Annual Plant Reviews

Groves NR, Biel AM, Newman-Griffis AH, & Meier I (2018) Dynamic Changes in Plant Nuclear Organization in Response to Environmental and Developmental Signals. Plant Physiology 176:230-241

Meier I, Richards EJ, & Evans DE (2017) Cell Biology of the Plant Nucleus. Annual Review of Plant Biology 68:139-172.

Evans D, Meier I, & Graumann K (2016) Editorial for the SEB Brighton Special Issue: Dynamic Organization of the Nucleus. Nucleus 8(1):1-1.

Meier, I (2016) LINCing the eukaryotic tree of life – towards a broad evolutionary comparison of nucleocytoplasmic bridging complexes. Journal of Cell Science 129:3523-3531. 

Meier I, Griffis AHN, Groves NR, & Wagner, A (2016) Regulation of nuclear shape and size in plants. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 40:114-123.

Zhou X, Tamura K, Graumann K, & Meier I (2016) Exploring the Protein Composition of the Plant Nuclear Envelope. The Nuclear Envelope: Methods and Protocols, eds Shackleton S, Collas P, & Schirmer EC (Springer New York, New York, NY), pp 45-65.

Zhou X, Groves NR, & Meier I (2015) SUN anchors pollen WIP-WIT complexes at the vegetative nuclear envelope and is necessary for pollen tube targeting and fertility. J Exp Bot 66:7299-7307.

Boruc J*, Griffis AHN*, Rodrigo-Peiris T, Zhou X, Tilford B, Van Damme D, & Meier, I (2015) GAP Activity, but Not Subcellular Targeting, Is Required for Arabidopsis RanGAP Cellular and Developmental Functions. The Plant Cell 27(7):1985-1998.

Zhou X, Groves NR, & Meier I (2015) Plant nuclear shape is independently determined by the SUN-WIP-WIT2-myosin XI-i complex and CRWN1. Nucleus 6(2).

Zhou X, Graumann K, & Meier I (2015) The plant nuclear envelope as a multifunctional platform LINCed by SUN and KASH. Journal of Experimental Botany 66(6):1649-1659.

Zhou X & Meier I (2014) Efficient plant male fertility depends on vegetative nuclear movement mediated by two families of plant outer nuclear membrane proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111(32):1190-11905

Zhou X, Graumann K, Wirthmueller L, Jones JDG, & Meier I (2014) Identification of unique SUN-interacting nuclear envelope proteins with diverse functions in plants. The Journal of Cell Biology 205(5):677-692.

Griffis AHN, Groves NR, Zhou X, & Meier I (2014) Nuclei in motion: movement and positioning of plant nuclei in development, signaling, symbiosis and disease. Frontiers in Plant Science 5.

Zhou X & Meier I (2013) How plants LINC the SUN to KASH. Nucleus 4:206-215.

Zhou X, Boruc J, & Meier I (2013) The Plant Nuclear Pore Complex — The Nucleocytoplasmic Barrier and Beyond. Annual Plant Reviews (John Wiley & Sons Ltd), pp. 57-91.

Venkatakrishnan S, Mackey D, & Meier I (2013) Functional Investigation of the Plant-Specific Long Coiled-Coil Proteins PAMP-INDUCED COILED-COIL (PICC) and PICC-LIKE (PICL) in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS ONE 8:e57283.

Zhou X, Graumann K, Evans DE, & Meier I (2012) Novel plant SUN–KASH bridges are involved in RanGAP anchoring and nuclear shape determination. The Journal of Cell Biology 196:203-211.

Meier I (2012). mRNA export and sumoylation—Lessons from plants. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 1819:531-537.

Ding D, Muthuswamy S, & Meier I (2012) Functional interaction between the Arabidopsis orthologs of spindle assembly checkpoint proteins MAD1 and MAD2 and the nucleoporin NUA. Plant Molecular Biology 79:203-216.

Boruc J, Zhou X, & Meier I (2012) Dynamics of the Plant Nuclear Envelope and Nuclear Pore. Plant Physiology 158:78-86.

Zhao Q, & Meier I (2011) Identification and characterization of the Arabidopsis FG-repeat nucleoporin Nup62. Plant Signaling & Behavior 6:330-334.

Rodrigo-Peiris T, Xu XM, Zhao Q, Wang H-J, & Meier I (2011) RanGAP is required for post-meiotic mitosis in female gametophyte development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany 62:2705-2714.

Muthuswamy S & Meier I (2011) Genetic and environmental changes in SUMO homeostasis lead to nuclear mRNA retention in plants. Planta 233:201-208.

Meier I & Somers DE (2011) Regulation of nucleocytoplasmic trafficking in plants. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 14:538-546.

Meier I & Brkljacic J (2009) The nuclear pore and plant development. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 12:87-95.

Meier I & Brkljacic J (2009) Adding pieces to the puzzling plant nuclear envelope. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 12:752-759.

Brkljacic, J., Zhao, Q., and Meier, I. (2009). WPP-Domain Proteins Mimic the Activity of the HSC70-1 Chaperone in Preventing Mistargeting of RanGAP1-Anchoring Protein WIT1. Plant Physiology 151, 142-154.

Zhao, Q., Brkljacic, J., and Meier, I. (2008). Two Distinct Interacting Classes of Nuclear Envelope–Associated Coiled-Coil Proteins Are Required for the Tissue-Specific Nuclear Envelope Targeting of Arabidopsis RanGAP. The Plant Cell 20, 1639-1651.

Xu, X.M., Zhao, Q., Rodrigo-Peiris, T., Brkljacic, J., He, C.S., Müller, S., and Meier, I. (2008). RanGAP1 is a continuous marker of the Arabidopsis cell division plane. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 18637-18642.

Xu, X.M., and Meier, I. (2008). The nuclear pore comes to the fore. Trends in Plant Science 13, 20-27.

Meier, I., Xu, X.M., Brkljacic, J., Zhao, Q., and Wang, H.J. (2008). Going green: plants’ alternative way to position the Ran gradient. Journal of Microscopy 231, 225-233.

Meier, I. (2008). Functional Organization of the Plant Nucleus. In The Plant Plasma Membrane, A.S. Murphy, W. Peer, and B. Schulz, eds. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg), pp. 1-8.

Xu, X.M., Rose, A., Muthuswamy, S., Jeong, S.Y., Venkatakrishnan, S., Zhao, Q., and Meier, I. (2007). NUCLEAR PORE ANCHOR, the Arabidopsis Homolog of Tpr/Mlp1/Mlp2/Megator, Is Involved in mRNA Export and SUMO Homeostasis and Affects Diverse Aspects of Plant Development. The Plant Cell 19, 1537-1548.

Xu, X.M., Rose, A., and Meier, I. (2007). NUA Activities at the Plant Nuclear Pore. Plant Signaling & Behavior 2, 553-555.

Xu, X.M., Meulia, T., and Meier, I. (2007). Anchorage of Plant RanGAP to the Nuclear Envelope Involves Novel Nuclear-Pore-Associated Proteins. Current Biology 17, 1157-1163.

Merchant, S.S., Prochnik, S.E., Vallon, O., Harris, E.H., Karpowicz, S.J., Witman, G.B., Terry, A., Salamov, A., Fritz-Laylin, L.K., Maréchal-Drouard, L., et al. (2007). The Chlamydomonas Genome Reveals the Evolution of Key Animal and Plant Functions. Science 318, 245-250.

Meier, I. (2007). Composition of the plant nuclear envelope: theme and variations. Journal of Experimental Botany 58, 27-34.

Zhao, Q., Leung, S., Corbett, A.H., and Meier, I. (2006). Identification and Characterization of the Arabidopsis Orthologs of Nuclear Transport Factor 2, the Nuclear Import Factor of Ran. Plant Physiology 140, 869-878.

Samaniego, R., Jeong, S.Y., de la Torre, C., Meier, I., and Díaz de la Espina, S.M. (2006). CK2 phosphorylation weakens 90 kDa MFP1 association to the nuclear matrix in Allium cepa. Journal of Experimental Botany 57, 113-124.

Samaniego, R., Jeong, S., Meier, I., and de la Espina, S. (2006). Dual location of MAR-binding, filament-like protein 1 in Arabidopsis, tobacco, and tomato. Planta 223, 1201-1206.

Meier, I., Rose, A., Patel, S., Jeong, S., Xu, X., and Brkljacic, J. (2006). Plant nuclear envelope proteins: Theme and variations. Paper presented at: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology (Elsevier Science).

Calikowski, T., and Meier, I. (2006). Isolation of Nuclear Proteins. In Arabidopsis Protocols, J. Salinas, and J. Sanchez-Serrano, eds. (Humana Press), pp. 393-402.

Rose, A., Schraegle, S.J., Stahlberg, E.A., and Meier, I. (2005). Coiled-coil protein composition of 22 proteomes–differences and common themes in subcellular infrastructure and traffic control. BMC evolutionary biology 5, 66.

Patel, S., Brkljacic, J., Gindullis, F., Rose, A., and Meier, I. (2005). The plant nuclear envelope protein MAF1 has an additional location at the Golgi and binds to a novel Golgi-associated coiled-coil protein. Planta 222, 1028-1040.

Meier, I. (2005). Subnuclear Trafficking and the Nuclear Matrix. In Nuclear Import and Export in Plants and Animals (Springer US), pp. 35-49.

Meier, I. (2005). Global plant biotechnology and the need for an educated public. Minerva Biotecnologica 17, 21-31.

Meier, I. (2005). Nucleocytoplasmic Trafficking in Plant Cells. In International Review of Cytology, W.J. Kwang, ed. (Academic Press), pp. 95-135.

Jeong, S.Y., Rose, A., Joseph, J., Dasso, M., and Meier, I. (2005). Plant-specific mitotic targeting of RanGAP requires a functional WPP domain. The Plant Journal 42, 270-282.

Rose, A., Patel, S., and Meier, I. (2004). The plant nuclear envelope. Planta 218, 327-336.

Rose, A., Patel, S., and Meier, I. (2004). Plant Nuclear Envelope Proteins. In The Nuclear Envelope, D.E. Evans, C. Hutchison, and J.A. Bryant, eds. (Garland Science/BIOS Scientific Publishers).

Rose, A., and Meier, I. (2004). Scaffolds, levers, rods and springs: diverse cellular functions of long coiled-coil proteins. CMLS, Cell Mol Life Sci 61, 1996-2009.

Rose, A., Manikantan, S., Schraegle, S.J., Maloy, M.A., Stahlberg, E.A., and Meier, I. (2004). Genome-Wide Identification of Arabidopsis Coiled-Coil Proteins and Establishment of the ARABI-COIL Database. Plant Physiology 134, 927-939.

Patel, S., Rose, A., Meulia, T., Dixit, R., Cyr, R.J., and Meier, I. (2004). Arabidopsis WPP-Domain Proteins Are Developmentally Associated with the Nuclear Envelope and Promote Cell Division. The Plant Cell 16, 3260-3273.

Jeong, S., Peffer, N., and Meier, I. (2004). Phosphorylation by protein kinase CKII modulates the DNA-binding activity of a chloroplast nucleoid-associated protein. Planta 219, 298-302.

Rose, A., Gindullis, F., and Meier, I. (2003). A novel alpha‐helical protein, specific to and highly conserved in plants, is associated with the nuclear matrix fraction. Journal of Experimental Botany 54, 1133-1141.

Jeong, S.Y., Rose, A., and Meier, I. (2003). MFP1 is a thylakoid‐associated, nucleoid‐binding protein with a coiled‐coil structure. Nucleic Acids Research 31, 5175-5185.

Calikowski, T.T., Meulia, T., and Meier, I. (2003). A proteomic study of the arabidopsis nuclear matrix. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 90, 361-378.

Gindullis, F., Rose, A., Patel, S., and Meier, I. (2002). Four signature motifs define the first class of structurally related large coiled-coil proteins in plants. BMC genomics 3, 9.

Samaniego, R., Yu, W., Meier, I., and Moreno Díaz de la Espina, S. (2001). Characterisation and high-resolution distribution of a matrix attachment region-binding protein (MFP1) in proliferating cells of onion. Planta 212, 535-546.

Rose, A., Stahlberg, E.A., and Meier, I. (2001). Genome-wide identification and comparative analysis of coiled-coil proteins. Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience 8.

Rose, A., and Meier, I. (2001). A domain unique to plant RanGAP is responsible for its targeting to the plant nuclear rim. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98, 15377-15382.

Meier, I. (2001). The plant nuclear envelope. CMLS, Cell Mol Life Sci 58, 1774-1780.

Meier, I. (2000). A Novel Link between Ran Signal Transduction and Nuclear Envelope Proteins in Plants. Plant Physiology 124, 1507-1510.

Harder, P.A., Silverstein, R.A., and Meier, I. (2000). Conservation of Matrix Attachment Region-Binding Filament-Like Protein 1 among Higher Plants. Plant Physiology 122, 225-234.

Rose, A., Meier, I., and Wienand, U. (1999). The tomato I-box binding factor LeMYBI is a member of a novel class of Myb-like proteins. The Plant Journal 20, 641-652.

Gindullis, F., Peffer, N.J., and Meier, I. (1999). MAF1, a Novel Plant Protein Interacting with Matrix Attachment Region Binding Protein MFP1, Is Located at the Nuclear Envelope. The Plant Cell 11, 1755-1767.

Gindullis, F., and Meier, I. (1999). Matrix Attachment Region Binding Protein MFP1 Is Localized in Discrete Domains at the Nuclear Envelope. The Plant Cell 11, 1117-1128.

de la Espina, S., Samaniego, R., Yu, W., and Meier, I. (1999). Characterization and high resolution subcellular distribution of the MAR-binding protein MFP1 in onion nuclei and nuclear matrices. Paper presented at: Molecular Biology of the Cell.

Baum, K., Wienand, U., and Meier, I. (1999). Reduction of G-box binding factor DNA binding activity, but not G-box binding factor abundance, causes the downregulation of RBCS2 expression during early tomato fruit development. FEBS Letters 454, 95-99.

Meier, I., Gröning, B., Michalowski, S., and Spiker, S. (1997). The tomato RBCS3A promoter requires integration into the chromatin for correct organ-specific regulation. FEBS Letters 415, 91-95.

Baum, K., Gröning, B., and Meier, I. (1997). Improved ballistic transient transformation conditions for tomato fruit allow identification of organ-specific contributions of I-box and G-box to the RBCS2 promoter activity. The Plant Journal 12, 463-469.

Meier, I., Phelan, T., Gruissem, W., Spiker, S., and Schneider, D. (1996). MFP1, a novel plant filament-like protein with affinity for matrix attachment region DNA. The Plant Cell 8, 2105-2115.

Meier, I., Gruissem, W., and Schneider, D. (1995). MBP1, a Plant MAR-Binding Protein with Structural Similarity to Myosin. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry.

Meier, I., Callan, K.L., Fleming, A.J., and Gruissem, W. (1995). Organ-Specific Differential Regulation of a Promoter Subfamily for the Ribulose-1,5-Bisphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase Small Subunit Genes in Tomato. Plant Physiology 107, 1105-1118.

Meier, I., and Gruissem, W. (1994). Novel conserved sequence motifs in plant G-box binding proteins and implications for interactive domains. Nucleic Acids Research 22, 470-478.

Korfhage, U., Trezzini, G.F., Meier, I., Hahlbrock, K., and Somssich, I.E. (1994). Plant homeodomain protein involved in transcriptional regulation of a pathogen defense-related gene. The Plant Cell 6, 695-708.

Meier, I., Manzara, T., and Gruissem, W. (1993). Nuclear Factors Involved in Organ-specific Differential Expresson of RBCS Genes in Tomato. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry.

Meier, I., Hahlbrock, K., and Somssich, I.E. (1991). Elicitor-inducible and constitutive in vivo DNA footprints indicate novel cis-acting elements in the promoter of a parsley gene encoding pathogenesis-related protein 1. The Plant Cell 3, 309-315.

Van de Löcht, U., Meier, I., Hahlbrock, K., and Somssich, I.E. (1990). A 125 bp promoter fragment is sufficient for strong elicitor-mediated gene activation in parsley. The EMBO journal 9, 2945.

Van de Löcht, U., Meier, I., Hahlbrock, K., and Somssich, I.E. (1990). A 125 bp promoter fragment is sufficient for strong elicitor-mediated gene activation in parsley. The EMBO journal 9, 2945.

Somssich, I., Meier, I., Kawalleck, P., Loecht, U., and Hahlbrock, K. (1990). 231: Regulation of defense-related genes in parsley. Physiologia Plantarum (Denmark).

Wissmann, A., Meier, I., and Hillen, W. (1988). Saturation mutagenesis of the Tn10-encoded tet operator O1: Identification of base-pairs involved in Tet repressor recognition. Journal of Molecular Biology 202, 397-406.

Meier, I., Wray, L.V., and Hillen, W. (1988). Differential regulation of the Tn10-encoded tetracycline resistance genes tetA and tetR by the tandem tet operators O1 and O2. The EMBO journal 7, 567.

Wissmann, A., Meier, I., Wray, L.V., Geissendörfer, M., and Hillen, W. (1986). Tn10 tet operator mutations affecting Tet repressor recognition. Nucleic Acids Research 14, 4253-4266.

Hillen, W., Gatz, C., Altschmied, L., Schollmeier, K., and Meier, I. (1983). Control of expression of the Tn10-encoded tetracycline resistance genes: Equilibrium and kinetic investigation of the regulatory reactions. Journal of Molecular Biology 169, 707-721.

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