Zentrale Mikroskopie


Das Geheimnis des roten Herbstlaubes

Plastiden und Zellkern im Zwiegespräch

Brücken im Netzwerk der Pflanzenzelle - Stromuli

Prof. Dr. Krupinska ist Mitglied im Kuratorium der Fachzeitschrift
"Biologie in unserer Zeit"



(2005 - 2019)


Gomez F, Carrion C, Costa M, Desel C, Kieselbach T; Funk C, Krupinska, K, Guiamet J
Extra-plastidial degradation of chlorophyll and photosystem I in tobacco leaves involving "senescence-associated vacuoles"
The Plant Journal, in press

Krieger-Liszkay A, Krupinska K, Shimakawa G (2019)
The impact of photosynthesis on initiation of leaf senescence
Physiologia Plantarum, https:// doi: 10.1111/ppl.12921

Krupinska K, Braun S, Saeid Nia M, Schäfer A, Hensel G, Bilger W (2019)
The nucleoid associated protein WHIRLY1 is required for the coordinate assembly of plastid and nucleus encoded proteins during chloroplast development.


Swida-Barteczka A, Krieger-Liszkay A, Bilger W, Voigt U, Hensel G, Szweykowska-Kulinska Z, Krupinska K (2018)
The plastid-nucleus located DNA/RNA binding protein WHIRLY1 regulates microRNA-levels during stress in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.).
RNA Biology 15:886-891

Niewiadomska E, Brückner K, Mulisch M, Kruk J ,Orzchowska A, Pilarska M, Luchowski B, Gruszecki WI, Krupinska K (2018)
Lack of tocopherols influences the PSII antenna and the functioning of photosystems under low light.
Journal of Plant Physiology 223:57-64


Lehniger MK, Finster S, Melonek J, Oetke S, Krupinska K, Schmitz-Linneweber C (2017)
Global RNA association with the transcriptionally active chromosome of chloroplasts.
Plant Molecular Biology 95(3):303-311

Pilarska M, Skowron E, Pietraś R, Krupinska K, Niewiadomska E (2017)
Changes in lipid peroxidation in stay-green leaves of tobacco with senescence-induced synthesis of cytokinins.
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 118:161-167

Kucharewicz W, Distelfeld A, Bilger W, Müller M, Munné-Bosch S, Hensel G, Krupinska K (2017)
Acceleration of leaf senescence is slowed down in transgenic barley plants deficient in the DNA/RNA-binding protein WHIRLY1.
Journal of Experimental Botany 68(5):983-996


Janack B, Sosoi P, Krupinska K, Humbeck K (2016)
Knockdown of WHIRLY1 Affects Drought Stress-Induced Leaf Senescence and Histone Modifications of the Senescence-Associated Gene HvS40.
Plants 5, 37

Melonek J, Oetke S, Krupinska K (2016)
Multifunctionality of plastid nucleoids as revealed by proteome analyses.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) 1864: 1016-1038


Krieger-Liszkay A, Trösch M, Krupinska K (2015)
Generation of reactive oxygen species in thylakoids from senescing flag leaves of the barley varieties Lomerit and Carina.
Planta 241:1497-508

Avila-Ospina L, Marmagne A, Talbotec J, Krupinska K, Masclaux-Daubresse C (2015)
The identification of new cytosolic glutamine synthetase and asparagine synthetase genes in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), and their expression during leaf senescence.
Journal of Experimental Botany 66:2013-26


Krupinska K (2014)
Das Geheimnis des roten Herbstlaubes.
Biologie in unserer Zeit 44:312-319

Krupinska K, Oetke S, Desel C, Mulisch M, Schäfer A, Hollmann J, Kumlehn J, Hensel G (2014)
WHIRLY1 is a major organizer of chloroplast nucleoids.
Frontiers in Plant Science 5:423

Powikrowska M, Oetke S, Jensen PE, Krupinska K (2014)
Dynamic composition, shaping and organization of plastid nucleoids.
Frontiers in Plant Science 5:424

Masclaux-Daubresse C Krupinska K (2014)
Special Issue: Plant Senescence Preface
Journal of Experimental Botany 65:3781-3782

Hollmann J, Gregersen PL, Krupinska K (2014)
Identification of predominant genes involved in regulation and execution of senescence-associated nitrogen remobilization in flag leaves of field grown barley.
Journal of Experimental Botany 65:3963-3973

Herrmann U, Krupinska K, Krause K (2014)
Association of translation elongation EF-Tu with transcriptionally active chromosomes.
Endocybiosis and Cell Research ISSN 0256-1514. 24:27-34

Foyer C, Karpinska B, Krupinska K (2014)
The functions of WHIRLY1 and REDOX-RESPONSIVE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR 1 in cross tolerance responses in plants: a hypothesis.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 369:20130226

Krupinska K, Dähnhardt D, Fischer-Kilbienski I, Kucharewicz W, Scharrenberg C, Troesch M, Buck F (2014)
Identification of WHIRLY1 as a factor binding to the promoter of the stress- and senescence-associated gene HvS40.
Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 33:91-105

Powikrowska M, Khrouchtchova A, Martens HJ, Zygadlo-Nielsen A, Melonek J, Schulz A, Krupinska K, Rodermel S, Jensen PE (2014)
Characterization of SVR4 (suppressor of variegation 4) and SVR4-like: two proteins with a role in proper organization of the chloroplast genetic machinery.
Physiologia Plantarum 150:477-492


Asp T, Mulisch M, Krupinska K, Hollmann J, Holm PB (2013)
The Tr-cp 14 cysteine protease in white clover (Trifolium repens) is localized to the endoplasmic reticulum and is associated with programmed cell death during development of tracheary elements.
Protoplasma 250:623-9


Gregersen P, Culetic A, Boschian L, Krupinska K (2012)
Plant senescence and crop productivity
Plant Molecular Biology 82:603-622

Isemer R, Krause K, Grabe N, Kitahara N, Asami T, Krupinska K (2012)
Plastid Located WHIRLY1 Enhances the Responsiveness of Arabidopsis Seedlings Toward Abscisic Acid.
Research Topic in Frontiers in Plant Science. Topic Title: Retrograde Signaling in Plants, D. Leister and T. Kleine (eds)
Frontiers in Plant Science 3:283

Krupinska K, Melonek J, Krause K (2012)
New insights into plastid nucleoid structure and functionality.
Planta 237:653-64

Krause K, Oetke S, Krupinska K (2012)
Dual targeting and retrograde translocation: regulators of plant nuclear gene expression can be sequestered by plastids.
Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Plant Biology (guest editor: J. Nickelsen), International Journal of Molecular Sciences 13:11085-11101

Kohl S, Hollmann J, Radchuk V, Andersch F, Steuernagel B, Schmutzer T, Scholz U, Blattner F, Krupinska K, Weber H, Weschke W (2012)
A putative role for amino acid permeases in sink-source communication of barley tissues uncovered by RNA-seq.
BMC Plant Biology 12:154

Kluth J, Schmidt A, März M, Krupinska K, Lorbiecke R (2012)
Arabidopsis Zinc Ribbon 3 is the ortholog of yeast mitochondrial HSP70 escort protein HEP1 and belongs to an ancient protein family in mitochondria and plastids. FEBS Letters 586:3071-3076

Melonek J, Matros A, Trösch M, Mock H-P, Krupinska K (2012)
The core of chloroplast nucleoids contains architectural SWIB-domain proteins. Plant Cell 24:3060-3073

Krupinska K, Mulisch M, Hollmann J, Tokarz K, Zschiesche W, Kage H, Humbeck K and Bilger W (2012)
An alternative strategy of dismantling of the chloroplasts during leaf senescence observed in a high yield variety of barley.
Physiologia Plantarum 144:189-200

Isemer R, Mulisch M, Schäfer A, Kirchner S, Koop H-U, Krupinska K (2012)
Plastid encoded Whirly1 is translocated to the nucleus.
FEBS Letters 586:85-88


Krupinska K (2011)
Plastiden und Zellkern im Zwiegespräch
Biologie in unerer Zeit 41:298-305

Niewiadomska E, Bilger W, Gruca M, Mulisch M, Miszalski Z, Krupinska K (2011)
CAM-related changes in chloroplastic metabolism of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.
Planta 233:275-285


Krupinska K, Desel C, Mulisch M (2010)
Brücken im Netzwerk der Pflanzenzelle -- Stromuli.
Biologie in unserer Zeit 40: 162-170

Melonek J, Mulisch M, Schmitz-Linneweber C, Grabowski E, Hensel G, Krupinska K (2010)
Whirly1 in chloroplasts associates with intron containing RNAs and rarely co-localizes with nucleoids.
Planta 232:471-481

Fischer-Kilbienski I, Miao Y, Roitsch T, Zschiesche W, Humbeck K, Krupinska K (2010)
Nuclear targeted AtS40 modulates senescence associated gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana during natural development and in darkness.
Plant Molecular Biology 73:379–390


Niewiadomska E, Polzien L, Desel C, Miszalski Z, Krupinska K (2009)
Spatial patterns of senescence and development dependent distribution of reactive oxygen species in leaves of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.)
Journal of Plant Physiology 166:1057-1068

Schelbert S, Aubry S, Burla B, Krupinska K, Hörtensteiner S (2009)
Identification of phaeophorbide hydrolase (phaeophytinase) involved in chlorophyll breakdown during leaf senescence in Arabidopsis
Plant Cell 21:767-785

Krause K, Herrmann U, Fuß J, Miao Y, Krupinska K (2009)
Whirly proteins as communicators between plant organelles and the nucleus
Endocytobiology 19:51-62

Krause K, Krupinska K (2009)
Nuclear regulators with a second home in the organelles
Opinion Paper, Trends in Plant Sciences 14:194-199

Semchuk NM, Lushchak OV, Nazarchuk TY, Kubrak OI, Falk J, Krupinska K, Lushchak VI (2009)
Inactivation of genes encoding tocopherol biosynthetic pathway enzymes results in oxidative stress in outdoor grown Arabidopsis thaliana
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 47:384-390


Grabowski E, Miao Y, Mulisch M, Krupinska K (2008)
Single-stranded DNA binding protein Whirly1 in barley leaves is located in plastids and nucleus of the same cell
Plant Physiology 147:1-5

Krupinska K, Humbeck K (2008)
Senescence processes and their regulation – Editorial of the Special Issue on Plant Senescence
Plant Biology 10 (Suppl. 1) 1-3

Kruk J, Szymańska R, Krupinska K (2008)
Tocopherol quinone content of green algae and higher plants revised by a new high-sensitive fluorescence detection method using HPLC - effects of high-light stress and senescence
Journal Plant Physiology 165:1238-1247

Gregersen P, Holm, PB, Krupinska K (2008)
Leaf senescence and nutrient remobilisation in barley and wheat
Plant Biology 10 (Suppl. 1) 37-49

Funk HT, Berg S, Krupinska K, Maier UG, Krause K (2008)
Complete DNA sequences of the eplastid genomes of two parasitic flowering plant species, Cuscuta reflexa and Cuscuta gronovii
BCM Plant Biology August 22; 7:45


Chrost, B., Krupinska, K. (2007)
An a-galactosidase with an essential function during leaf development.
Planta 225:311-320.

Brosch M, Falk J, Krause K, Krupinska K (2007)
Analysis of gene expression in amyloplasts of potato tubers
Planta 227:91-99

Krupinska K (2007)
Altern und Alter bei Pflanzen
Biologie in unserer Zeit 37:174-183

Desel C, Hubbermann EM, Schwarz K, Krupinska K (2007)
First evidence for nitrosylation of γ-tocopherol in plants
Planta 226:1311-1322

Schwacke R, Fischer K, Krupinska K, Krause K (2007)
Comparative survey of plastid and mitochondrial targeting properties of transcription factors in Arabidopsis and rice
Mol Gen Genom 277:631-646


Munné-Bosch, S., Weiler, E.W., Alegre, L., Müller, M., Düchting, P., Falk, J. (2006)
a-Tocopherol may influence cellular signaling by modulating jasmonic acid levels in plants.
Planta, DOI 10.1007/s00425-006-0375-0

Gross, J., Cho, W.K., Lezhenva, L., Falk, J., Krupinska, K., Shinozaki, K., Seki, M., Herrmann, R.G., Meurer, J. (2006)
A plant locus essential for phylloquinone (vitamin k1) biosynthesis originated from a fusion of four eubacterial genes.
J Biol Chem 357:535-549

Weber, P., Fulgosi, H., Piven, I., Müller, L., Krupinska, K., Herrmann, R.G., Sokolenko, A. (2006)
TCP34, a nuclear-encoded response regulator-like TPR protein of higher plant chloroplasts.
J Mol Biol 357:535-549

Krupinska, K. (2006)
Fate and activities of plastids during leaf senescence.
In: Wise, R.R. and Hoober, J.K. (eds.) The Structure and Function of Plastids, pp. 433-449


Lepedus, H., Schlensog, M., Müller, L., Krupinska, K. (2005) function and molecular organisation of photosystem II in vegetative buds and mature needles of Norway spruce during dormancy. Biologia Bratislava 60/1:89-92

Krupinska, K., Rimbach, G. (2005)
Topics of recent research on vitamin E in plants, man and animals.
J Plant Physiol 162: 727-728

Desel, C., Krupinska, K., (2005)
The impact of tocochromanols on early seedling development and NO release.
J Plant Physiol 162:771-776

Falk, J., Brosch, M., Schäfer, A., Braun, S., Krupinska, K. (2005)
Characterization of transplastomic tobacco plants with a plastid localized barley 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase.
J Plant Physiol 162:738-742

Krause, K., Kilbienski, I., Mulisch, M., Rödiger, A., Schäfer, A., Krupinska, K. (2005)
DNA-binding proteins of the Whirly family in Arabidopsis thaliana are targeted to the organelles.
FEBS Lett 579:3707-3712

Pfeiffer, S., Krupinska, K. (2005)
New insights into the dynamics of thylakoid membrane organization in barley chloroplasts by high pressure freezing and freeze-substitution.
Plant and Cell Physiol 46(9):1443-1451

van der Kooij, T.A.W., Krupinska, K., Krause, K. (2005)
Tocochromanol content and composition in different species of the parasitic flowering plant genus Cuscuta.
J Plant Physiol 162:777781