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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
Faculty of Biology
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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