Wormit, Alexandra Dr.

Akademische Rätin

Research Area: Plant Cell Walls

Contact
  • Phone: +49 (0)241 80 26766
  • Address: RWTH Aachen University, Institute for Biology I, Worringer Weg 3, 52074 Aachen
  • Room: Building AVZ II, Room 3.117
  • E-Mail: awormit (a.t.) bio1.rwth-aachen.de

 

Journal Publications

Overexpression of a pectin methylesterase inhibitor in Arabidopsis thaliana leads to altered growth morphology of the stem and defective organ separation. (2013) Müller K, Levesque-Tremblay G, Fernandes A, Wormit A, Bartels S, Usadel B, Kermode AR. Plant Signal Behav. 2013;8(12):e26464. doi: 10.4161/psb.26464

Demethylesterification of cell wall pectins in Arabidopsis thaliana plays a role in seed germination. (2012) Müller K, Levesque-Tremblay G, Bartels S, Weitbrecht K, Wormit A, Usadel B, Haughn G, Kermode AR. Plant Physiol. 161(1):305-16

Osmosensitive changes of carbohydrate metabolism in response to cellulose biosynthesis inhibition.(2012) Wormit A, Butt SM, Chairam I, McKenna JF, Nunes-Nesi A, Kjaer L, O'Donnelly K, Fernie AR, Woscholski R, Barter MC, Hamann T. Plant Physiol. 2012 May;159(1):105-17

Cell wall damage-induced lignin biosynthesis is regulated by a reactive oxygen species- and jasmonic acid-dependent process in Arabidopsis.(2011) Denness L, McKenna JF, Segonzac C, Wormit A, Madhou P, Bennett M, Mansfield J, Zipfel C, Hamann T. Plant Physiol. 2011 Jul;156(3):1364-74

Increased activity of the vacuolar monosaccharide transporter TMT1 alters cellular sugar partitioning, sugar signaling, and seed yield in Arabidopsis. (2010) Wingenter K, Schulz A, Wormit A, Wic S, Trentmann O, Hoermiller II, Heyer AG, Marten I, Hedrich R, Neuhaus HE. Plant Physiol. 2010 Oct;154(2):665-77.

Molecular identification and physiological characterization of a novel monosaccharide transporter from Arabidopsis involved in vacuolar sugar transport. (2006) Wormit A, Trentmann O, Feifer I, Lohr C, Tjaden J, Schmidt U, Mayer S, Martinoia E & Neuhaus HE Plant Cell 18, 1-15

Characterization of three novel members of the Arabidopsis thaliana equilibrative nucleoside transporter (ENT) family. (2004) Wormit A, Traub M, Flörchinger M, Neuhaus HE & Möhlmann T Biochem. J. 382, 1-8

 

Presentations

Changes in primary metabolism caused by cell wall stress are modulated by turgor pressure. (2010) Plastid preview meeting, Imperial College, London, UK, 2010

 

Poster

Wormit A, Teufel M, Trebus R, Heil R, Lunn J, Usadel B (2014) Cellulose biosynthesis inhibition affects trehalose-6-phosphate metabolism. 9th Tri-National Arabidopsis Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, 2014

Wormit A, Trebus R, Lunn J, Usadel B (2013) Trehalose-6-phosphate – a regulator of cell wall metabolism in response to cellulose biosynthesis inhibition? The XIIIth Cell Wall Meeting, Nantes, France, 2013

Wormit A, Butt SM, Chairam I, McKenna JF, Nunes-Nesi A, Kjaer L, O'Donnelly K, Fernie AR, Woscholski R, Barter MC, Hamann T (2012) The coordination of cellulose biosynthesis with carbohydrate metabolism is osmosensitive. Plant Cell Walls Gordon Research Conference, USA, 2012

Wormit A, Nunes-Nesi A, Fernie A, Hamann T (2010) Changes in primary metabolism caused by cell wall stress are modulated by turgor pressure. 21st International Conference of Arabidopsis Research, Japan, 2010

Wormit A, Nunes-Nesi A, Fernie A, Hamann T (2010) Changes in primary metabolism caused by cell wall stress are modulated by turgor pressure. Keystone Symposium “Receptors and Signaling in Plant Development and Biotic Interactions”, USA, 2010

Wormit A, Nunes-Nesi A, Fernie A, Hamann T (2010) Changes in primary metabolism caused by cell wall stress are modulated by turgor pressure. 23. Tagung Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen, Dabringhausen, 2010

Wormit A, Hamann T (2008) Cellulose biosynthesis inhibition affects sugar metabolism. Cell Wall Biosynthesis Conference, Pacific Grove, USA, 2008

Feifer I, Wormit A, Stamme C, Neuhaus HE (2004) Absence of three so far not characterized monosaccharide transporters from Arabidopsis thaliana alters cellular sugar sensing. Deutsche Botanikertagung, Braunschweig, Germany, 2004

Möhlmann T, Wormit A, Zimmermann M, Neuhaus HE (2003) Nucleoside metabolism and transport in plants. AFGN Symposium, Wittenberg, Germany, 2003