Research articles:

  1. Fan, J., Crooks, C., Creissen, G., Hill, L., Fairhurst, S., Doerner, P. and Lamb, C.: Pseudomonas sax Genes overcome aliphatic isothiocyanate-mediated non-host resistance in Arabidopsis. Science 331 (2011) 1185

  2. Brownfield, L., Hafidh, S., Durbarry, A., Khatab, H., Sidorova, A., Doerner, P. and Twell, D: Arabidopsis DUO POLLEN 3 is a novel regulator of male germline development and embryogenesis. Plant Cell 21 (2009) 1940-56

  3. Ubeda-Tomás, S., Federici, F., Casimiro, I., Beemster, G.T.S., Bhalerao, R., Swarup, R., Doerner, P., Haseloff, J. and Bennett, M.J.: Gibberellin signaling in the endodermis controls Arabidopsis root meristem size. Current Biology 19 (2009) 1194-9.

  4. Fan, J., Hill, L., Crooks, C., Doerner, P., and Lamb, C.: Abscisic acid has a key role in modulating diverse plant-pathogen interactions. Plant Physiology 150 (2009) 1750-61.

  5. Lai, F., Thacker, J., Li, YY., and Doerner, P.: Cell division activity determines the magnitude of phosphate starvation responses in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal 50 (2007) 545-556.

  6. Culligan, K.M., Robertson, C.E., Foreman, J., Doerner, P. and Britt, A.B.: ATR and ATM play both distinct and additive roles in response to ionizing radiation. Plant Journal 48 (2006) 947-961.

  7. Keller, T., Abbott, J., Moritz, T, and Doerner, P: Arabidopsis REGULATOR OF AXILLARY MERISTEMS1 controls a leaf axil stem cell niche and modulates vegetative development. The Plant Cell 18 (2006) 598-611.

  8. Li, C., Potuschak, T., Colón-Carmona, A., Gutiérrez, R.A. and Doerner, P.Arabidopsis TCP20 links regulation of growth and cell division control pathways. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA 102 (2005) 12978-12983.

  9. Maldonado, A.M., Doerner, P., Dixon, R.A., Lamb, C. and Cameron, R.K.:  A putative lipid transfer protein involved in systemic resistance signaling in Arabidopsis, Nature 419 (2002) 319-403.

  10. Lindsay WP, McAlister FM, Zhu Q, He XZ, Dröge-Laser W, Hedrick S, Doerner P, Lamb C, Dixon RA.: KAP-2, a protein that binds to the H-box in a bean chalcone synthase promoter, is a novel plant transcription factor with sequence identity to the large subunit of human Ku autoantigen. Plant Mol Biol 49 (2002) 503-514.

  11. Dubrovsky, J., Rost, T., Colon, A. and Doerner, P:  Early primordium morphogenesis during lateral root initiation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 214 (2001) 30-36.

  12. Vitart, V., Baxter, I., Doerner, P., and Harper, JF.: Evidence for a role in growth and salt resistance of a plasma membrane H+-ATPase in the root endodermis. Plant Journal 27 (2001) 191-201.

  13. Boisnard-Lorig, C., Colon-Carmona, A., Bauch, M., Hodge, S., Doerner, P., Bancharel, E., Dumas, C., Haseloff, J., and Berger, F.: Dynamic analyses of the expression of the histone::YFP fusion protein in Arabidopsis show that syncytial endosperm is divided in mitotic domains. Plant Cell 13 (2001) 495-509.

  14. Colón-Carmóna, A., You, R., Haimovitch-Gal, T. and Doerner, P.:  Spatio-temporal analysis of mitotic activity with a labile cyclin-GUS fusion protein. Plant Journal, 20 (1999) 503-508

  15. Dubrovsky, J., Doerner, P., Colon, A. and Rost, T:  Pericycle cell proliferation and lateral root initiation in Arabidopsis thaliana, Plant Physiol, 124 (2000) 1648-1657.

  16. Keller, T., Damude, H.G., Werner, D., Doerner, P., Dixon, R.A. and Lamb, C.: A plant homolog of the neutrophil NADPH oxidase gp91phox subunit gene encodes a plasma membrane protein with Ca2+-binding motifs. Plant Cell 10 (1998) 255-266.

  17. Dröge-Laser, W., Kaiser, A., Lindsay, W. P., Halkier, B. A., Loake, G. J., Doerner, P., Dixon, R.A. and Lamb C.: Rapid stimulation of a soybean protein-serine kinase that phosphorylates a novel bZIP DNA-binding protein, G/HBF-1, during the induction of early transcription-dependent defenses. EMBO Journal 16 (1997) 726-738.

  18. Doerner, P., Jørgensen, J.E., You, R., Steppuhn, J., and Lamb, C.J.: Control of root growth and development by cyclin expression, Nature, 380 (1996) 520-523.

  19. Vera, P., Lamb, C.J. and Doerner, P.W.: Cell-cycle regulation of hydroxyproline-rich glycoprotein HRGPnt3 gene expression during the initiation of lateral root meristems, Plant J. 6 (1994) 717-727.

  20. Nelson, A.J., Doerner, P.W., Zhu, Q. and Lamb C.J.: Isolation of a monocot 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase gene that is elicitor inducible. Plant Molecular Biology, 25 (1994) 401-412.

  21. Bate, N.J., Orr, J., Ni, W., Meromi, A., Nadler-Hassar, T., Doerner, P.W., Dixon, R.A., Lamb, C.J. and Elkind, Y. : Quantitative relationship between phenylalanine ammonia-lyase levels and phenylpropanoid accumulation in transgenic tobacco identifies a rate-determining step in natural product synthesis, Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA , 91 (1994) 7608-7612

  22. Clausen, M., Lamb, C.J., Megnet, R. and Doerner, P.W.: PAD1 encodes phenylacrylic acid decarboxylase which confers resistance to cinnamic acid in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Gene 142 (1994) 107-112.

  23. Clausen, M., Lamb, C.J., Megnet, R. and Doerner, P.W.: Hormone inducible expression and metal affinity chromatography of recombinant proteins in S. cerevisiae. Analytical Biochemistry 212 (1993) 537-539.

  24. Zhu, Q., Doerner, P. W. and Lamb, C.J.: Stress induction and developmental regulation of a rice chitinase promoter in transgenic tobacco. Plant Journal 3 (1993) 203-212.

  25. Martinez-Gomez, C., Jørgensen, J.-E., Lawton, M.A., Lamb, C.J. and Doerner, P.W.: Spatial pattern of cdc2p34 expression in relation to meristem activity and cell proliferation during plant development. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA 89 (1992) 7360-7364.

  26. Blyden, E.R., Doerner, P.W., Lamb, C.J. and Dixon, R.A.: Sequence analysis of a chalcone isomerase cDNA of Phaseolus vulgaris L. Plant Molecular Biology 16 (1991) 167-169.

  27. Doerner, P.W.; Stermer, B.; Schmid, J.; Dixon, R.A. and Lamb, C.J.: Plant defense gene promoter-reporter gene fusions in transgenic plants: tools for identification of novel inducers. Bio/Technology, 8 (1990) 845-848.

  28. Schmid, J.; Doerner, P.W.; Clouse, S.D.; Dixon, R.A. and Lamb, C.J.: Developmental and environmental regulation of a bean chalcone synthase promoter in transgenic tobacco. Plant Cell 2 (1990) 619-631.

  29. Doerner, P.; Piehl, H.; Lehman, J. and Megnet, R.: Process analysis of the acetone-butanol fermentation by quadrupole mass spectrometry. Biotechnology Letters, 4 (1982), 557-563.




  1. Lamb, C. and Doerner, P.: Method of Increasing Growth and Yield in Plants. US Patent 6.696.623; issued Feb 24, 2004.

  2. Lamb, C. and Doerner, P.: Method of Increasing Growth and Yield in Plants. US Patent 6.252.139; issued Jun 26, 2001.

  3. Doerner, P.; Lamb, C. and Colon-Carmona, A. Method of Increasing Growth and Yield in Plants. US Patent 6.166.293; issued Dec 26, 2000.

  4. Clausen, M., Lamb, C., Doerner, P., Elkind, Y. and Megnet, R.: Methods for the modulation of lignification levels. US Patent 6.087.557; issued July 11, 2000.

  5. Lamb, C. Doerner, P. and Götz Laible: AATT Promoter element and transcription factor. European Patent EP0975664; issued Feb 02, 2000.


Other articles:

  1. Tian, X., and Doerner, P.: Root resource foraging: does it matter? Frontiers in Plant Science 4 (2013) 303 (doi:  10.3389/fpls.2013.00303)

  2. Fan, J and Doerner, P: Genetic and molecular basis of nonhost disease resistance: complex, yes; silver bullet, no. Current Opinion in Plant Biology (2012) 15 400

  3. Doerner, P.: Development: Confused root cells have mixed identity in Schizoriza. Current Biology, 20 (2010) R246-8

  4. Doerner, P.: Phosphate starvation signaling: a threesome controls systemic Pi homeostasis. Current Opinion in Plant Biology (2008) 11 536.

  5. Doerner, P.: Plant Roots: Recycled auxin energizes patterning and growth Current Biology, 18 (2008) R72-74

  6. Doerner, P.: Plant Meristems: Cytokinins — The Alpha and Omega of the Meristem Current Biology, 17 (2007) R321-23

  7. Doerner, P.: Plant Meristems: The fiendish SU DOKU of stem cell maintenance Current Biology, 16 (2006) R199-201

  8. Doerner, P.: Plant meristems: What you see is what you get? Current Biology, 16 (2006) R56-58

  9. Doerner, P.: Plant meristems: a merry-go-round of signals. Current Biology, 13 (2003) R368-374.

  10. Doerner, P.: WUSCHEL, LEAFY and AGAMOUS: A ménage à trois to end it all. Current Biology, 11 (2001) R785-R787

  11. Potuschak, T and Doerner, P: Cell cycle controls: genome-wide analysis in Arabidopsis. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 4 (2001) 501-506

  12. Doerner, P.: Plant stem cells: The only constant thing is change. Current Biology, 10 (2000) R826-829

  13. Doerner, P.: Root Patterning: Does auxin provide a positional signal? Current Biology, 10 (2000) R201-3.

  14. Doerner, P.: Shoot Meristems: Intercellular signals keep the balance, Current Biology, 9 (1999) R377-380

  15. Doerner, P.: Quiescent center not so mute after all, Current Biology, 8 (1998) R42-R44

  16. Weigel, D. and Doerner, P.: Taking cues from the neighbors, Current Biology, 6 (1996) 10-13

  17. Doerner, P.: Radicle Development(s), Current Biology, 5 (1995) 110-112

  18. Doerner, P.: Cell cycle regulation in plants, Plant Physiology 106 (1994) 823-827

  19. Doerner, P.: Patterning the Arabidopsis root, Current Biology, 3 (1993) 867-869.



Book chapters:

  1. Doerner, P. (2008): Signals and Mechanisms in the Control of Plant Growth, in: Plant Growth Signaling, Plant Cell Monographs 10, 1-23

  2. Doerner, P. (2007): Transcriptional Control of the Plant Cell Cycle, in Plant Cell Division, Plant Cell Monographs  9, 13-32

  3. Doerner, P. (2001): Quantitative Analysis of Root Growth. pp. 56-59.  In:  Weigel, D., and Glazebrook, J. Arabidopsis-A Laboratory Manual. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor.

  4. Doerner, P. (2000): Cell division control, In: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants, B. Buchanan, W. Gruissem and R. Jones

  5. Doerner, P.; Piehl, H.; Lehman, J. and Megnet, R. (1983): Process analysis of the acetone-butanol fermentation by quadrupole mass spectrometry. p81-89 in: The Acetone-Butanol Fermentation and related topics. Eds.: J.D. Bu’Lock and A.J. Bu’Lock; Science and Technology Letters, Kew, Surrey