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PD. Dr. Meurer,  Jörg

PD Dr. Jörg Meurer

Staff Scientist


Plastid RNA metabolism
Assembly of photosynthetic complexes

Bachelor & Master Courses, Lectures, Seminars

Radiation protection commissioner, safety and fire preventive officer
Organisation of the Proteomics Service


LMU München
Department of Biology I
Plant Sciences
Großhaderner Str. 2-4
D-82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Room: office: E02.017, lab: F01.021
Phone: +49-89-2180-74556/74564

Work group

AG Professor Leister

Selected Publications:

  • Manavski N., Torabi S., Lezhneva L., Arif M.A., Frank W., Meurer J. (2015) HIGH CHLOROPHYLL FLUORESCENCE145 Binds to and Stabilizes the psaA 5' UTR via a Newly Defined Repeat Motif in Embryophyta. Plant Cell, 27, 2600-2615.
  • Torabi S., Umate P., Manavski N., Plöchinger M., Kleinknecht L., Bogireddi H., Herrmann R.G., Wanner G., Schröder W.P., and Meurer J. (2014) PsbN is required for assembly of the photosystem II reaction center in Nicotiana tabacum. Plant Cell, 26, 1183-1199.
  • Stoppel, R. and Meurer J. (2013) Complex RNA metabolism in the chloroplast: an update on the psbB operon. Planta 237, 441-449. Review
  • Stoppel R., Manavski N., Schein A., Schuster G., Teubner M., Schmitz-Linneweber C., Meurer J. (2012) RHON1 is a novel ribonucleic acid-binding protein that supports RNase E function in the Arabidopsis chloroplast. Nucleic Acids Res. 40, 8593-8606.
  • Stoppel R., Lezhneva L, Schwenkert S., Torabi S., Felder S., Meierhoff K., Westhoff P. and Meurer J. (2011) Recruitment of a ribosomal release factor for light- and stress-dependent regulation of petB transcript stability in Arabidopsis chloroplasts. Plant Cell 23, 2680-2695.

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