Department of Plant Functional Metabolomics

Prof. Paweł Bednarek

Head of Department
bednarek@ibch.poznan.pl
ext. 1167

Dr. Marta Pastorczyk-Szlenkier
adiunkt

Dr. Anna Piasecka
adiunkt

Researchers:

Sylwia Bugaj MSc, BEng

specialist biologist

Technical Staff:

Paweł Czerniawski MSc

PhD Student

Roksana Jura MSc, BEng
PhD Student

PhD Students:

  • Pastorczyk, M., Kosaka, A., Pislewska-Bednarek, M., Lopez, G., Frerigmann, H., Kulak, K., Glawischnig, E., Molina, A., Takano, Y., and Bednarek, P. (2020). The role of CYP71A12 monooxygenase in pathogen-triggered tryptophan metabolism and Arabidopsis immunity. New Phytologist 225, 400-412.

  • Hématy, K., Lim, M., Cherk, C., Piślewska-Bednarek, M., Sanchez-Rodriguez, C., Stein, M., Fuchs, R., Klapprodt, C., Lipka, V., Molina, A., Grill, E., Schulze-Lefert, P., Bednarek, P., and Somerville, S. (2020). Moonlighting Function of Phytochelatin Synthase1 in Extracellular Defense against Fungal Pathogens. Plant Physiology 182, 1920-1932. 

  • Piślewska-Bednarek M., Nakano R.T., Hiruma K., Pastorczyk M., Sanchez-Vallet A., Singkaravanit-Ogawa S., Ciesiołka D., Takano Y., Molina A., Schulze-Lefert P., Bednarek P. (2018). Glutathione Transferase U13 Functions in Pathogen-Triggered Glucosinolate Metabolism. Plant Physiology 176, 538-551.

  • Sopeña‐Torres, S., Jordá, L., Sánchez‐Rodríguez, C., Miedes, E., Escudero, V., Swami, S., López, G., Piślewska‐Bednarek, M., Lassowskat, I., Lee, J., Gu, Y., Haigis, S., Alexander, D., Pattathil, S., Muñoz‐Barrios, A., Bednarek, P., Somerville, S., Schulze‐Lefert, P., Hahn, M.G., Scheel, D., and Molina, A. (2018). YODA MAP3K kinase regulates plant immune responses conferring broad‐spectrum disease resistance. New Phytologist 218, 661-680.

  • Nakano, R.T., Piślewska-Bednarek, M., Yamada, K., Edger, P.P., Miyahara, M., Kondo, M., Böttcher, C., Mori, M., Nishimura, M., Schulze-Lefert, P., Hara-Nishimura, I., and Bednarek, P. (2017). PYK10 myrosinase reveals a functional coordination between endoplasmic reticulum bodies and glucosinolates in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant Journal 89, 204-220.

  • Fukunaga, S., Sogame, M., Hata, M., Singkaravanit-Ogawa, S., Piślewska-Bednarek, M., Onozawa-Komori, M., Nishiuchi, T., Hiruma, K., Saitoh, H., Terauchi, R., Kitakura, S., Inoue, Y., Bednarek, P., Schulze-Lefert, P., and Takano, Y. (2017). Dysfunction of Arabidopsis MACPF domain protein activates programmed cell death via tryptophan metabolism in MAMP-triggered immunity. The Plant Journal 89, 381-393.

  • Pastorczyk, M. and Bednarek, P. (2016) The Function of Glucosinolates and Related Metabolites in Plant Innate Immunity. In Adv. Bot. Res. Kopriva, S. ed: Academic Press, pp. 171-198.

  • Frerigmann, H., Piślewska-Bednarek, M., Sánchez-Vallet, A., Molina, A., Glawischnig, E., Gigolashvili, T. and Bednarek, P. (2016) Regulation of Pathogen-Triggered Tryptophan Metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana by MYB Transcription Factors and Indole Glucosinolate Conversion Products. Molecular Plant, 9, 682-695.

  • Piasecka, A., Jedrzejczak-Rey, N. and Bednarek, P. (2015) Secondary metabolites in plant innate immunity: conserved function of divergent chemicals. New Phytologist, 206, 948-964.

Selected publications

  • Plant secondary metabolites controlling microbial colonizers. NSC – SONATA BIS 2
  • Molecular mechanisms underlying loss of a defensive metabolic pathway in a phylogenetic clade of plant species closely related to Capsella rubella.  NSC – OPUS 9
  • Function of plant secondary metabolites in microbe-induced growth promotion.  NSC – HARMONIA 7

Research activity

  • Secondary metabolites,
  • plant immunity,
  • tryptophan metabolism,
  • glucosinolates, Brassicaceae,
  • Arabidopis thaliana,
  • Brachypodium distachyon
  • Tryptophan metabolism in the immunity of the model plant species Arabidopsis thaliana.

  • Evolution of secondary metabolites in the Brassicaceae family.

  • Secondary metabolism pathways implicated in the immunity of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon.

  • Function of plant secondary metabolites in growth promotion induced by microbial endophytes.

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Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry,
Polish Academy of Sciences
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