Cell Physiology Department

Publications (Etienne)

Members of the department are indicated in bold.


Röhricht H, Przybyla-Toscano J, Forner J, Boussardon C, Keech O, Rouhier N, Meyer EH. (2023) Mitochondrial ferredoxin-like is essential for forming complex I-containing supercomplexes in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 191(4):2170-2184.

Forner J, Kleinschmidt D, Meyer EH, Gremmels J, Morbitzer R, Lahaye T, Schöttler MA, Bock R. (2023) Targeted knockout of a conserved plant mitochondrial gene by genome editing. Nat Plants. 9(11):1919-1931.

Smirnova J, Loerke J, Kleinau G, Schmidt A, Bürger J, Meyer EH, Mielke T, Scheerer P, Bock R, Spahn CMT, Zoschke R. (2023) Structure of the actively translating plant 80S ribosome at 2.2 Å resolution. Nat Plants. 9(6):987-1000.


Meyer EH, Letts JA, Maldonado M. (2022) Structural insights into the assembly and the function of the plant oxidative phosphorylation system. New Phytol. 235(4):1315-1329.

Dai L, Wang B, Wang T, Meyer EH, Kettel V, Hoffmann N, McFarlane HE, Li S, Wu X, Picard KL, Giavalisco P, Persson S, Zhang Y. (2022) The TOR complex controls ATP levels to regulate actin cytoskeleton dynamics in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 119(38):e2122969119.

Forner J, Kleinschmidt D, Meyer EH, Fischer A, Morbitzer R, Lahaye T, Schöttler MA, Bock R. (2022) Targeted introduction of heritable point mutations into the plant mitochondrial genome. Nat Plants. 8(3):245-256.

Postel Z, Poux C, Gallina S, Varré JS, Godé C, Schmitt E, Meyer E, Van Rossum F, Touzet P. (2022) Reproductive isolation among lineages of Silene nutans (Caryophyllaceae): A potential involvement of plastid-nuclear incompatibilities. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 169:107436.


Röhricht H, Schwartzmann J, Meyer EH. (2021) Complexome profiling reveals novel insights into the composition and assembly of the mitochondrial ATP synthase of Arabidopsis thaliana. Biochem Biophys Acto Bioernerg 1862(7):148425.

Malinova I, Zupok A, Massouh A, Schöttler MA, Meyer EH, Yaneva-Roder L, Szymanski W, Rößner M, Ruf S, Bock R, Greiner S. (2021) Correction of frameshift mutations in the atpB gene by translational recoding in chloroplasts of Oenothera and tobacco. Plant Cell 33(5):1682-1705.


Petersen G, Anderson B, Braun HP, Meyer EH, Møller IM. (2020) Mitochondria in parasitic plants. Mitochondrion 52:173-182.

Fuchs P, Rugen N, Carrie C, Elsässer M, Finkemeier I, Giese J, Hildebrandt TM, Kühn K, Maurino VG, Ruberti C, Schallenberg-Rüdinger M, Steinbeck J, Braun HP, Eubel H, Meyer EH, Müller-Schüssele SJ, Schwarzländer M. (2020) Single organelle function and organization as estimated from Arabidopsis mitochondrial proteomics. Plant J. 101(2):420-441.


Florez-Sarasa I, Obata T, Del-Saz NSFN, Reichheld JP, Meyer EH, Rodriguez-Concepcion M, Ribas-Carbo M, Fernie AR. (2019) The Lack of Mitochondrial Thioredoxin TRXo1 Affects In Vivo Alternative Oxidase Activity and Carbon Metabolism under Different Light Conditions. Plant Cell Physiol. 60(11):2369-2381.

Wu GZ, Meyer EH, Wu S, Bock R (2019) Extensive Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Nuclear Gene Expression by Plastid Retrograde Signals. Plant Physiol. 180(4):2034-2048.

Wu GZ, Meyer EH, Richter AS, Schuster M, Ling Q, Schottler MA, Walther D, Zoschke R, Grimm B, Jarvis RP, Bock R (2019) Control of retrograde signalling by protein import and cytosolic folding stress. Nature plants 5 (5):525-538.

Meyer EH, Welchen E, Carrie C (2019) Assembly of the Complexes of the Oxidative Phosphorylation System in Land Plant Mitochondria. Annu Rev Plant Biol 70:23-50.

Ligas J, Pineau E, Bock R, Huynen MA, Meyer EH (2019) The assembly pathway of complex I in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 97 (3):447-459.


Veyel D, Sokolowska EM, Moreno JC, Kierszniowska S, Cichon J, Wojciechowska I, Luzarowski M, Kosmacz M, Szlachetko J, Gorka M, Méret M, Graf A, Meyer EH, Willmitzer L, Skirycz A. (2018) PROMIS, global analysis of PROtein-Metabolite Interactions using Size separation in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Biol Chem. 293(32):12440-12453.

Maclean AE, Hertle AP, Ligas J, Bock R, Balk J, Meyer EH. (2018) Absence of complex I is associated with diminished respiratory chain function in European mistletoe. Current Biology. 28(10):1614-1619.

Meyer EH*, Lehmann C, Boivin S, Brings L, De Cauwer I, Bock R, Kühn K, Touzet P. (2018) CMS-G from Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima is maintained in natural populations despite containing an atypical cytochrome c oxidase. Biochem J. 475(4):759-773. (* corresponding author)

Wu GZ, Chalvin C, Hoelscher M, Meyer EH, Wu XN, Bock R. (2018) Control of retrograde signaling in Arabidopsis by rapid turnover of GENOMES UNCOUPLED 1 (GUN1). Plant Physiol. 176(3):2472-2495.

Hansen BO*, Meyer EH*, Ferrari C, Vaid N, Movahedi S, Vandepoele K, Nikoloski Z, Mutwil M. (2018) Ensemble gene function prediction database reveals genes important for complex I formation in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytol. 217(4):1521-1534. (* co-first authors)


Bayer-Császár E, Haag S, Jörg A, Glass F, Härtel B, Obata T, Meyer EH, Brennicke A, Takenaka M. (2017) The conserved domain in MORF proteins has distinct affinities to the PPR and E elements in PPR RNA editing factors. Bioch Biochem Acta. 1860(8):813-828.

Wittenberg G, Järvi S, Hojka M, Tóth SZ, Meyer EH, Aro EM, Schöttler MA, Bock R. (2017) Identification and characterization of a stable intermediate in photosystem I assembly in tobacco. Plant J. 90(3):478-490.


Schimmeyer J, Bock R, Meyer EH. (2016) L‑Galactono‑1,4‑lactone dehydrogenase is an assembly factor of the membrane arm of mitochondrial complex I in Arabidopsis. Plant Mol. Biol. 90 (1-2):117-126.


Kühn K, Obata T, Feher K, Bock R, Fernie AR, Meyer EH. (2015) Complete mitochondrial complex I deficiency induces an upregulation of respiratory fluxes that is abolished by traces of functional complex I. Plant Physiol. 168 (4):1537-1549.

Zehrmann A, Haertel B, Glass F, Bayer-Csaszar E, Obata T, Meyer E, Brennicke A, Takenaka M. (2015) Selective homo- and heteromer interactions between the multiple organellar RNA editing factor (MORF) proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana. J. Biol. Chem. 290(10):6445-6456.

Kühn K, Yin G, Duncan O, Law SR, Kubiszewski-Jakubiak S, Kaur P, Meyer E, Wang Y, Colas des Francs Small C, Giraud E, Narsai R, Whelan J. (2015) Decreasing electron flux through the cytochrome and/or alternative respiratory pathways triggers common and distinct cellular responses dependent on growth conditions. Plant Physiol. 167(1):228-250.


Touzet P, Meyer EH. (2014) Cytoplasmic male sterility and mitochondrial metabolism in plants. Mitochondrion 19 Pt B:167-171.

Braun HP, Binder S, Brennicke A, Eubel H, Fernie AR, Finkemeier I, Klodmann J, König AC, Kühn K, Meyer E, Obata T, Schwarzländer M, Takenaka M, Zehrmann A. (2014) The life of plant mitochondrial complex I. Mitochondrion 19 Pt B:295-319.

2013 and earlier

Wydro MM, Sharma P, Foster JM, Bych K, Meyer EH, Balk J. (2013) The evolutionary conserved IND1-homologue is required for complex I assembly and mitochondrial translation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 25(10):4014-4027.

Bassard JE, Richert L, Geerinck J, Renault H, Duval F, Ullmann P, Schmitt M, Meyer E, Mutterer J, Boerjan W, De Jaeger G, Mely Y, Goossens A, Werck-Reichhart D. (2012) Protein-protein and protein-membrane associations in the lignin pathway. Plant Cell. 24(11):4464-4482.

Zhu Q, Meyer EH and van der Straeten D. (2012) Functional analysis of SLO2 provides new insight into the role of plant PPR proteins. Plant Signal Behav. 7(10):1-3.

Zhu Q, Dugardeyn J, Zhang C, Takenaka M, Kühn K, Cradoock C, Smalle J, Karampelias M, Denecke J, Peters J, Gerats T, Brennike A, Eastmond P, Meyer EH, Van der Straeten D. (2012) SLO2, a mitochondrial PPR protein affecting several RNA editing sites, is required for energy metabolism. Plant J. 71(5):836-849.

Meyer EH. (2012) Proteomic investigations of complex I composition: how to define a subunit? Front. Plant Sci. 3:106.

Kühn K, Carrie C, Giraud E, Wang Y, Meyer EH, Narsai R, Colas des Francs-Small C, Zhang B, Murcha M, Whelan J. (2011) The RCC1 family protein RUG3 is required for splicing of nad2 and complex I biogenesis in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 67(6):1067-1080.

Meyer EH*, Solheim C, Tanz SK, Bonnard G, Millar AH. (2011) Insights into the composition and assembly of the membrane arm of plant complex I through analysis of subcomplexes in Arabidopsis mutant lines. J. Biol. Chem. 286(29):26081-26092. (* corresponding author)

Ito J, Batth TS, Petzold CJ, Redding-Johanson AM, Mukhopadhyay A, Verboom R, Meyer EH, Millar AH, Heazlewood JL (2011) Analysis of the Arabidopsis cytosolic proteome highlights subcellular partitioning of central plant metabolism. J. Proteome res. 10(4):1571-1582.

Bonnard G, Corvest V, Meyer EH, Hamel PP (2010) Redox Processes Controlling the Biogenesis of c-Type Cytochromes. Antioxid Redox Signal. 13(9):1385-1401.

Kühn K, Richter U, Meyer EH, Delannoy E, Falcon de Longevialle A, O’Toole N, Börner T, Millar AH, Small ID, Whelan J (2009) Evidence for gene-specific transcription in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana by the phage-type RNA polymerase RPOTmp. Plant Cell. 21(9):2762-2779.

Meyer EH, Tomaz T, Carroll AJ, Estavillo G, Delannoy E, Tanz SK, Small ID, Pogson BJ, Millar AH. (2009) Remodeled respiration in ndusf4 with low phosphorylation efficiency suppresses Arabidopsis germination and growth and alters control of metabolism at night. Plant Physiol. 151(2):603-619.

Eubel H*, Meyer EH*, Taylor NL*, Bussel JD*, O’Toole N, Heazlewood JL, Castleden I, Small ID, Smith SM, Millar AH. (2008) Novel proteins, putative membrane transporters and an integrated metabolic network are revealed by quantitative proteomic analysis of Arabidopsis cell culture peroxisomes. Plant Physiol. 148(4):1809-1829. (* co-first authors)

Carrie C, Murcha MW, Kuehn K, Duncan O, Barthet M, Smith PM., Eubel H, Meyer E, Day DA, Millar AH, Whelan J. (2008) Type II NAD(P)H dehydrogenases are targeted to mitochondria and chloroplasts or peroxisomes in Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett. 582(20): 2073-3079.

Meyer EH, Millar AH (2008) Isolation of mitochondria from plant cell culture. In Sample Preparation and Fractionation for 2-D PAGE/Proteomics, Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, USA. 425: 163-169.

Meyer EH, Taylor NL, Millar AH. (2008) Resolving and identifying protein components of plant mitochondrial respiratory complexes using three dimensions of gel electrophoresis. J. Proteome Res. 7(2):786-794.

de Longevialle AF, Meyer EH, Andrés C, Taylor NL, Lurin C, Millar AH, Small ID. (2007) The pentatricopedtide repeat gene OTP43 is required for trans-splicing of the mitochondrial nad1 Intron 1 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 19(10):3256-3265.

Eubel H, Lee YP, Kuo J, Meyer EH, Taylor NL, Millar AH. (2007) Free-flow electrophoresis for purification of plant mitochondria by surface charge. Plant J. 52(3):583-594.

Meyer EH, Heazlewood JL, Millar AH. (2007) Mitochondrial acyl carrier proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana are predominantly soluble matrix proteins and none can be confirmed as subunits of respiratory Complex I. Plant Mol. Biol. 64(3):319-327.

Meyer EH, Giegé P, Gelhaye E, Rayapuram N, Ahuja U, Thöny-Meyer L, Grienenberger JM, Bonnard G. (2005) AtCCMH, an essential component of the c-type cytochrome maturation pathway in Arabidopsis, interacts with apocytochrome c. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 102.16113-16118.

Reichheld JP, Meyer E, Khafif M, Bonnard G, Meyer Y. (2005) AtNTRB is the major mitochondrial thioredoxin reductase in Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett., 579(2):337-42.

Perrin R, Meyer EH, Zaepfel M, Kim YJ, Mache R, Grienenberger JM, Gualberto JM, Gagliardi D. (2004) Two exoribonuclases act sequentially to process mature 3’ends of atp9 mRNAs in Arabidopsis mitochondria. J. Biol. Chem., 279(24):25440-25446.

Giegé P, Rayapuram N, Meyer EH, Grienenberger JM, Bonnard G. (2004) CcmFC involved in cytochrome c maturation is present in a large sized complex in wheat mitochondria. FEBS Letters, 563:165-169.

Brehelin C, Meyer EH, de Souris JP, Bonnard G, Meyer Y. (2003) Resemblance and dissemblance of Arabidopsis type II peroxiredoxins: similar sequences for divergent gene expression, protein localization, and activity. Plant Physiol, 132:2045-2057.