Arbeitsgruppe Dr. Furch

Arbeitsgruppe PD Dr. Alexandra C.U. Furch

Arbeitsgruppe Dr. Furch
Foto: Dr. Alexandra Furch
PD Dr. Alexandra C. U. Furch Eintrag erweitern

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education and Qualifications

10/1999 - 08/2005 - Student, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Cell biology/Zoology   /Ecology, Diploma (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. AJE van Bel)

08/2005 - 03/2010 - PHD student,Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Cell biology (Supervisor; Prof. Dr. AJE van Bel)

Title: "Calcium-regulierter Verschluss der Siebelemente"

03/2006 - Lab rotation (University Copenhagen; Prof. Dr. A. Schulz)

Topic: Callose based sieve-element occlusion (see Furch et al., 2007)

03/2010 - Disputation: Cell biology, Phytopathology, Physiology

01/2022 - Habilitation: Pflanzenphysiologie

Title: „Die Rolle des Phloems in (a)biotischen Stresssituationen“

Professional Career

04/2010-08/2010 - Postdoctoral fellow, Institute for General Botany and Plant Physiology I, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany

09/2010-12/2012 - Postdoctoral fellow (Just´us postdoctoral grant), Institute for Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany

01/2013-12/2013 - Postdoctoral fellow (Margarete Bieber grant), Institute for Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany

since 05/2014 - Postdoctoral fellow, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Matthias Schleiden Institute for Genetics, Bioinformatics and Molecular Botany, Plant Physiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Professional Awards

August 2011 - Horst Wiehe Award (Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft)

Publikationen

2022

  1. Schnieder N, Känel A, Zimmermann MR, Kriebs K, Witte A, Wrobel LS, Twyman RM, Prüfer D, Furch ACU, Noll GA (2022). So similar yet so different: the distinct contributions of extrafascicular and fascicular phloem to transport and exudation in cucumber plants. Journal of Plant Physiology 271, 153643.
  2. Wekesa C, Muoma JO, Reichelt M, Asudi GO, Furch ACU, Oelmüller R (2022). The cell membrane of a novel Rhizobium phaseoli strain is the crucial target for aluminium toxicity and tolerance. Cells 11, 873.
  3. Wekesa C, Jalloh AA, Muoma JO, Korir H, Omenge KM, Maingi JM, Furch ACU, Oelmüller R (2022). Distribution, characterization and the commercialization of elite Rhizobia strains in Africa. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23, 6599.

2021

  1. Furch ACU, Theißen G, Zimmermann MR (2021). New phytoplasma effector : 50 shades of green. Cell Host & Microbe doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2021.10.008.
  2. Wekesa CS, Furch ACU, Oelmüller R (2021). Isolation and characterization of high-efficiency rhizobia from Western Kenya nodulating with common bean. Frontiers in  Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.697567.
  3. Omenge KM, Kathalingam SS, Furch ACU, Rümpler F, Theißen G (2021). Studying the function of phytoplasma effector proteins using a chemical-inducible expression system in transgenic plants. International Journal of Molecular Science 22: 13582.
  4. Paulmann MK, Zimmermann MR, Wegner L, van Bel AJE, Kunert G, Furch ACU (2021). Species-specific and distance-dependent dispersive behaviour of forisomes in different legume species. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22: 492.
  5. Gallinger J, Zikeli K, Zimmermann MR, Görg LM, Mithöfer A, Reichelt M, Seemüller E, Gross J, Furch ACU (2021). Specialized 16SrX phytoplasmas induce diverse morphological and physiological changes in their respective fruit crops. PLoS Pathogens 17(3):e1009459. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009459.

2020

  1. Asudi GO, Omenge K, Paulmann MK, Reichelt M, Grabe V, Mithöfer A, Oelmüller R, Furch ACU (2020). The physiological and biochemical effects on Napier grass plants following Napier grass stunt phytoplasma infection. Phytopathology.
  2. Biedenkopf D, Will T, Knauer T, Jelonek L, Furch ACU, Busche T, Koch AM (2020). Systemic spreading of exogenous applied RNA biopesticides in the crop plant Hordeum vulgare. ExRNA. doi.org/10.1186/541544-020-00052-3.
  3. Tseng Y-H, Rouina H, Groten K, Rajani P, Furch ACU, Reichelt M, Baldwin IT, Nataraja KN, Shaanker RU, Oelmüller R (2020). An endophytic Trichoderma strain promotes growth of its hosts and defends against pathogen attack. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.573670.

2019

  1. Meents AK, Özyürek S, Oelmüller R, Furch ACU (2019). Fungal-induced formation of auxin maxima in Arabidopsis thaliana roots.  Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 66: 872-883.
  2. Kube M,  Furch ACU (accepted). Symptomless phytoplasmosis of Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa): A model for host tolerance. Plant Physiology Reports.
  3. Meents AK, Furch ACU, AlmeidaTrapp M, Özyürek S, Scholz S, Kirbis A, Lenser T, Theißen G, Grabe V, Hansson BS, Mithöfer A, Oelmüller R (2019). Beneficial and pathogenic Arabidopsis root-interacting fungi differently affect auxin levels and responsive genes during early infection. Frontiers in Microbiology doi:10.3389/fmicb.2019.00380.
  4. Zimmermann MR, Paulmann MK, Hafke JB, Furch ACU (2019). Measurement of electropotential waves in intact phloem sieve elements. In: J. Liesche (ed.) The Phloem Book. Springer Protocols, Berlin, Germany.     
  5. Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Will T (2019). Measurement of electropotential waves in intact sieve elements using aphids as bioelectrodes. In: J. Liesche (ed.) The Phloem Book. Springer Protocols, Berlin, Germany.

2018

  1. Scholz SS, Schmidt-Heck W, Guthke R, Furch ACU, Reichelt M, Gershenzon J, Oelmüller R (2018). Verticillium dahliae-Arabidopsis interaction causes changes in gene expression profiles and jasmonate levels on different time scales. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:217. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00217.
  2. Furch ACU (2018). Phloem's role in plant pathogenesis. Endocytobiosis and Cell Research 29: 7-12.
  3. Johnson JM, Thürich J, Petutschnig EK, Altschmied L, Meichsner D, Sherameti I, Dindas J, Mrozinska A, Paetz C, Scholz S, Furch ACU, Lipka V, Hedrich R, Schneider B, Svatoš A, Oelmüller R (2018). A poly(A) ribonuclease controls the cellotriose-based interaction between Piriformospora indica and its host Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.17.01423.
  4. Paulmann MK, Kunert G, Zimmermann MR, Theis N, Ludwig A, Meichsner D, Oelmüller R, Gershenzon J, Habekuß A, Ordon F, Furch ACU, Will T (2018). Barley yellow dwarf virus infection leads to higher chemical defence signals and lower electrophysiological reactions in susceptible compared to tolerant barley genotypes. Frontiers in Plant Science. 9: 145. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00145.
  5. Zimmermann MR, Knauer T, Furch ACU (2018). Collection of phloem sap in phytoplasma infected plants. In: R. Musetti,L. Pagliari (eds.) The Phytoplasma Book. Springer Protocols, Berlin, Germany.
  6. Vahabi K, Reichelt M, Scholz SS, Furch ACU, Matsuo M, Johnson JM, Sherameti I, Gershenzon J, Oelmüller R (2018). Alternaria brassicae induces systemic jasmonate responses in Arabidopsis which travel to neigh-boring plants via a Piriformospora indica hyphal network and activate abscisic acid responses. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00626.
  7. Thürich J, Meichsner D, Furch ACU, Pfalz J, Krüger T, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage A, Oelmüller R (2018). Arabidopsis thaliana responds to colonisation of Piriformospora indica by secretion of symbiosis-specific proteins. PLOSone. 13(12): e0209658.
  8. Johnson JM, Ludwig A, Furch ACU, Mithöfer A, Scholz SS, Reichelt M, Oelmüller R (2018). The beneficial root-colonizing fungus Mortierella hyalina promotes the aerial growth of Arabidopsis and activates calcium-dependent responses which restrict Alternaria brassicae-induced disease development in roots. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-05-18-0115-R.

2017

  1. Seemüller E, Zikeli K, Furch ACU, Wensing A, Jelkmann W (2017) Virulence of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali' strains is closely linked to conserved substitutions in AAA+ ATPase AP460 and their supposed effect on enzyme function. European Journal Plant Pathology. doi:10.1007/s10658-017-1318-2.
  2. Pagliari L, Buoso S, Santi S, Furch ACU, Martini M, Degola F, Loschi A, van Bel AJE, Musetti R (2017). Filamentous sieve element proteins are able to limit phloem mass flow, but not phytoplasma spread. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erx199.

2016

  1. Koch A, Biedenkopf D, Furch ACU, Weber L, Rossbach O, Abdellatef E, Linicus L, Johannsmeier J, Jelonek L, Goesmann A, Cardoza V, McMillan J, Mentzel T, Kogel K-H (2016). An RNAi-based control of Fusarium graminearum infections through spraying of long dsRNAs involves a plant passage and is controlled by the fungal silencing machinery. PLOS Pathogens. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005901.
  2. Zimmermann MR, Mithöfer A, Will T, Felle HH, Furch ACU (2016). Herbivore-triggered electrophysiological reactions: Candidates for systemic signals in higher plants and the challenge of their identification. Plant Physiology. doi:10.1104/pp.15.01736.
  3. Gaupels F, Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Chen F, Kaever V, Buhtz A, Kehr J, Sarioglu H, Kogel K-H, Durner J (2016). Systemic induction of NO-, redox- and cGMP signalling in the pumpkin extrafascicular phloem upon local leaf wounding. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00154.

2015

  1. Furch ACU, Buxa SV, van Bel AJE (2015). Similar intracellular location and stimulus reactivity, but differential mobility of tailles (Vicia faba) and tailed forisomes (Phaseolus vulgaris) in intact sieve tubes. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143920.
  2. Zimmermann MR, Schneider B, Mithöfer A, Reichelt M, Seemüller E, Furch ACU (2015). Implications of Candidatus Phytoplasma mali infection on phloem function of apple trees. Endocytobiosis and Cell Research 26: 67-75.
  3. Wang Q, Buxa SV, Furch ACU, Fried W, Gottwald S (2015). Insights into Triticum aestivum seedling root rot caused by Fusarium graminearum. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. doi:10.1094/MPMI-07-15-0144-R.
  4. Furch ACU, van Bel AJE, Will T (2015). Aphid salivary proteases are capable of degrading sieve-tube proteins. Journal of Experimental Botany 66: 533-539.

2014

  1. Van Bel AJE, Furch ACU, Will T, Buxa SV, Musetti R, Hafke JB (2014). Spread the news: systemic dissemination and local impact of Ca2+ signals along the phloem pathway. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 1761-1787.
  2. Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Reichelt M, Kogel K-H, Mithöfer A (2014). Direct and individual analysis of stress-related phytohormone dispersion in the vascular system of Cucurbita maxima after PAMP treatment. New Phytologist 201: 1176-1182.

2013

  1. Will T*, Furch ACU*, Zimmermann MR (2013). How phloem-feeding insects face the challenge of phloem-located defenses. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 336. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00336. *shared first.
  2. Zimmermann MR, Hafke JB, van Bel AJE, Furch ACU (2013). Interaction of xylem and phloem during exudation and wound occlusion in Cucurbita maxima. Plant, Cell and Environment 36: 237-247.

2011

  1. van Bel AJE, Knoblauch M, Furch ACU, Hafke JB (2011). (Questions)n on phloem biology. 1. Electropotential waves, Ca2+ fluxes and cellular cascades along the propagation pathway. Plant Science 181: 210-218.
  2. van Bel AJE, Furch ACU, Hafke JB, Knoblauch M, Patrick JW (2011). (Questions)n on phloem biology. 2. Massflow, molecular hopping, distribution patterns and macromolecular signalling. Plant Science 181: 325-330.

2010

  1. Furch ACU, Will T, Zimmermann MR, Hafke JB, van Bel AJE (2010). Remote-controlled stop of phloem mass flow by biphasic occlusion in Cucurbita maxima. Journal of Experimental Botany 61: 3697-3708.
  2. Thorpe MR, Furch ACU, Minchin PEH, van Bel AJE, Hafke JB (2010). Rapid cooling triggers forisome sipersion just before phloem transport stops. Plant, Cell and Environment 33: 259-271.

2009

  1. Hafke JB, Furch ACU, Fricker MD, van Bel AJE (2009). Forisome dispersion in Vicia faba is triggered by Ca2+ hotspots created by concerted action of diverse Ca2+ channels in sieve elements. Plant Signaling and Behavior 4: 968-972.
  2. Furch ACU, van Bel AJE, Fricker MD, Felle HH, Fuchs M, Hafke JB (2009). Sieve-element Ca2+ channels as relay stations between remote stimuli and sieve-tube occlusion in Vicia faba. The Plant Cell 2: 2118-2132.
  3. Will T, Kornemann SR, Furch ACU, Tjallingii WF, van Bel AJE (2009). Aphid watery saliva counteracts sieve-tube occlusion: A universal phenomenon? Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 3305-3312.

2008

  1. Gaupels F, Furch ACU, Will T, Mur LAJ, Kogel KH, van Bel AJE (2008). Nitric oxide generation in Vicia faba phloem cells reveals them to be sensitive detectors as well as possible systemic transducers of stress signals. New Phytologist 178: 634-646.
  2. Furch ACU, Hafke JB, van Bel AJE (2008). Plant- and stimulus-specific variations in remote-controlled sieve-tube occlusion. Plant Signaling and Behavior 3: 858-861.

2007

  1. Hafke JB, Furch ACU, Reitz MU, van Bel AJE (2007). Functional sieve element protoplasts. Plant Physiology 145: 703-711.
  2. Furch ACU, Hafke JB, Schulz A, van Bel AJE (2007). Ca2+-mediated remote control of reversible sieve tube occlusion in Vicia faba. Journal of Experimental Botany 58: 2827-2838.

2005

  1. Hafke JB, van Amerongen J-K, Kelling F, Furch ACU, Gaupels F, van Bel AJE (2005). Thermodynamic battle for photosynthate acquisition between sieve tubes and adjoining parenchyma in transport phloem. Plant Physiology 138: 1527-1537.
Dr. Matthias Zimmermann Eintrag erweitern

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education and Qualifications

10/1998 - 08/2002 - Student Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg

10/2002 - 08/2004 - Student Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen, Ecology/Zoology/Botany, Diploma (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. V. Wolters)

08/2005 - 02/2010 PHD student Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen, Plant Physiology (Supervisor; Prof. Dr. H.H. Felle)

Title: "Analyse der (elektrophysiologisch vermittelten) systemischen Signalübertragung bei Hordeum vulgare L. und Vicia faba L."

2008/2009 - Lab rotation (University Jena; Prof. Dr. W. Boland, PD. Dr. A. Mithöfer)

02/2010 - Disputation: Cell Biology, Physiology (magna cum laude)

Professional Career

03/2010-04/2014 - Independent scientific collaborator, Institute for General Botany and Plant Physiology I, Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen

05/2014-04/2015 - Independent scientific collaborator, Institute for General Botany and Plant Physiology , Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena

since 05/2015 - Postdoctoral fellow, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Matthias Schleiden Institute for Genetics, Bioinformatics and Molecular Botany, Plant Physiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Publications

2021

  1. Paulmann MK, Zimmermann MR, Wegner L, van Bel AJE, Kunert G, Furch ACU (2021). Species-specific and distance-dependent dispersive behaviour of forisomes in different legume species. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22: 492.
  2. Gallinger J, Zikeli K, Zimmermann MR, Görg LM, Mithöfer A, Reichelt M, Seemüller E, Gross J, Furch ACU. (2021) Specialized 16SrX phytoplasmas induce diverse morphological and physiological changes in their respective fruit crops. PLoS Pathogens 17(3):e1009459. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009459

2019

  1. Zimmermann MR, Paulmann MK, Hafke JB, Furch ACU (2019). Measurement of    electropotential waves in intact phloem sieve elements. In: J. Liesche (ed.) The Phloem Book. Springer Protocols, Berlin, Germany.     
  2. Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Will T (2019). Measurement of electropotential waves in intact sieve elements using aphids as bioelectrodes. In: J. Liesche (ed.) The Phloem Book. Springer Protocols, Berlin, Germany. 

2018

  1. Paulmann MK, Kunert G, Zimmermann MR, Theis N, Ludwig A, Meichsner D, Oelmüller R, Gershenzon J, Habekuß A, Ordon F, Furch ACU and Will T (2018). Barley yellow dwarf virus infection leads to higher chemical defence signals and lower electrophysiological reactions in susceptible compared to tolerant barley genotypes. Frontiers in Plant Science. 9: 145. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00145.
  2. Zimmermann MR, Knauer T, Furch ACU (2018). Collection of phloem sap in phytoplasma infected plants. In: R. Musetti,L. Pagliari (eds.) The Phytoplasma Book. Springer Protocols, Berlin, Germany.

2016

  1. Zimmermann MR, Mithöfer A, Will T, Felle HH, Furch ACU (2016). Herbivore-triggered electrophysiological reactions: Candidates for systemic signals in higher plants and the challenge of their identification. Plant Physiology. doi:10.1104/pp.15.01736.
  2. Gaupels F, Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Chen F, Kaever V, Buhtz A, Kehr J, Sarioglu H, Kogel K-H, Durner J (2016). Systemic induction of NO-, redox- and cGMP signalling in the pumpkin extrafascicular phloem upon local leaf wounding. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00154.

2015

  1. Zimmermann MR, Schneider B, Mithöfer A, Reichelt M, Seemüller E, Furch ACU (2015). Implications of Candidatus Phytoplasma mali infection on phloem function of apple trees. Endocytobiosis and Cell Research 26: 67-75.

2014

  1. Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Reichelt M, Kogel K-H, Mithöfer A (2014). Direct and individual analysis of stress-related phytohormone dispersion in the vascular system of Cucurbita maxima after PAMP treatment. New Phytologist 201: 1176-1182.

2013

  1. Zimmermann MR, Axel Mithöfer (2013). "Electrical long-distance signaling in plants." Long-Distance Systemic Signaling and Communication in Plants. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 291-308.
  2. Will T, Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR (2013). How phloem-feeding insects face the challenge of phloem-located defenses. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 336. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00336.
  3. Zimmermann MR, Hafke JB, van Bel AJE, Furch ACU. (2013). Interaction of xylem and phloem during exudation and wound occlusion in Cucurbita maxima. Plant, Cell and Environment 36: 237-247.

2010

  1. Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Will T, Hafke JB, van Bel AJE (2010). Remote-controlled stop of phloem mass flow by biphasic occlusion in Cucurbita maxima. Journal of Experimental Botany 61: 3697-3708.
  2. Maischak H, Zimmermann MR, Felle HH, Boland W, Mithöfer A (2010). Alamethicin-induced electrical long distance signaling in plants. Plant Signaling and Behavior 5: 1-3.

2009

  1. Zimmermann MR, Felle HH, Mithöfer A (2009). Systempotentiale - Neuartige elektrische Signale in Pflanzen. Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau 62: 292-295.
  2. Zimmermann MR, Maischak H, Mithöfer A, Boland W, Felle HH (2009). System potentials, a novel electrical long-distance apoplastic signal in plants, induced by wounding. Plant Physiology 149: 1593-1600.
  3. Zimmermann MR, Felle HH (2009). Dissection of heat-induced systemic signals: superiority of ion fluxes to voltage changes in substomatal cavities. Planta 229: 539-547.

2007

  1. Felle HH, Zimmermann MR (2007). Systemic signalling in barley through action potentials. Planta 226: 203-214.

 

Maria Paulmann Eintrag erweitern

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education and Qualifications

10/2009 – 03/2013 - B.Sc. Biochemistry Student, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Supervisor: Dr. K.-H. Gührs, FLI Jena)

09/2011 – 02/2012 - ERASMUS Student Zurich University of Applied Science (ZHAW) Wädenswil, CH

10/2013 – 11/2015 - M.Sc. Biochemistry Student, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. J. Gershenzon and Dr. S. Mitra, MPI-CE Jena)

since 01/2016 - PhD Student, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology Jena and Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. J. Gershenzon and Dr. G. Kunert, Prof. Dr. R. Oelmüller, Dr. A. Furch)

Topic: What are the mechanisms for maintaining the diversity of host races in the pea aphid?

Publications

2021

  1. Paulmann MK, Zimmermann MR, Wegner L, van Bel AJE, Kunert G, Furch ACU (2021). Species-specific and distance-dependent dispersive behaviour of forisomes in different legume species. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22: 492.

2019

  1. Zimmermann MR, Paulmann MK, Hafke JB, Furch ACU (2019). Measurement of    electropotential waves in intact phloem sieve elements. In: J. Liesche (ed.) The Phloem Book. Springer Protocols, Berlin, Germany.    

2018

  1. Paulmann MK, Kunert G, Zimmermann MR, Theis N, Ludwig A, Meichsner D, Oelmüller R, Gershenzon J, Habekuß A, Ordon F, Furch ACU and Will T (2018). Barley yellow dwarf virus infection leads to higher chemical defence signals and lower electrophysiological reactions in susceptible compared to tolerant barley genotypes. Frontiers in Plant Science. 9: 145.doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00145.
  2. Furch ACU, Paulmann MK, Wegner L, Kunert G, van Bel AJE (2018). Comparison of intracellular location and stimulus reaction times of forisomes in sieve tubes of four legume species. Plant Signaling and Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1080/15592324.2018.1503493. 
Clabe Wekesa Eintrag erweitern

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education and Qualifications

09/2006 – 12/2010 - B.Sc. Biochemistry, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya

08/2013 – 12/2016 - M.Sc. Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya

10/2018 –  - DAAD Fellowship, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Matthias Schleiden Institute for Genetics, Bioinformatics and Molecular Botany, Plant Physiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Professional Career

09/2016-04/2018 – Part-time Lecture, Biological Science Department, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.

Publications

2022

  1. Wekesa C, Muoma JO, Reichelt M, Asudi GO, Furch ACU, Oelmüller R (2022). The cell membrane of a novel Rhizobium phaseoli strain is the crucial target for aluminium toxicity and tolerance. Cells 11, 873.
  2. Wekesa C, Jalloh AA, Muoma JO, Korir H, Omenge KM, Maingi JM, Furch ACU, Oelmüller R (2022). Distribution, characterization and the commercialization of elite Rhizobia strains in Africa. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23, 6599.

2021

  1. Wekesa CS, Furch ACU, Oelmüller R (2021). Isolation and characterization of high-efficiency rhizobia from Western Kenya nodulating with common bean. Frontiers in  Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.697567.

2018

  1. Kindiki, S., Kollenberg, M., Siamba, D., Sifuna, A., & Wekesa, C. (2018). Analysis of fecal coliform levels at watering points along the upper reaches of river Isiukhu in Kakamega County, Kenya. Journal of Advances in Microbiology, 1-7.
  2. Omayio, D. O., Musyimi, D. M., Muyekho, F. N., Ajanga, S. I., Midega, C. A., Wekesa, C. S. & Kariuki, I. W. (2018). Molecular Diversity of a Seemingly Altitude Restricted Ustilago kamerunensis Isolates in Kenya: A Pathogen of Napier Grass.

2017

  1. Wekesa, C., Muoma, J., Ombori, O., Maingi, J., Okun, D., Juma, K. & Mauti, E. (2017). Genetic characterization of rhizosphere bacteria that inhabit common bean nodules in Western Kenya Soils.

2016

  1. Wekesa, C. S., Okun, D., Juma, K., Shitabule, D., Okoth, P., Nyongesa, P. & Koyo, M. (2016). Abundance and symbiotic potential of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) nodule associated bacteria in western Kenya soil. MAYFEB Journal of Agricultural Science1, 1-9.
  2. Okoth, P., Muona, J., Mulaya, E., Wekesa, C., Omayio, D. O., & Angienda, P. O. (2016). The Potential of DNA Barcode-Based Delineation Using Seven Putative Candidate Loci of the Plastid Region in Inferring Molecular Diversity of Cowpea at Sub-Species Level (Doctoral dissertation, Scientific Research Publishing).
  3. Wamalwa, E. N., Muoma, J., & Wekesa, C. (2016). Genetic diversity of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) accession in Kenya gene bank based on simple sequence repeat markers. International journal of genomics2016.