Stephan Clemens: Publications

Peer reviewed


Clemens, S.: The cell biology of Zn. Journal of Experimental Botany, 73(6), 1688-1698 (2022).


Gebauer, G., Clemens, S.: Stealing sugar from the honey fungus. Plant, Cell & Environment, 44(1), 17-19 (2021).

Clemens, S.: (Not) an elementary question : How to mobilize the iron in the wall?. Molecular Plant, 14(10), 1610-1611 (2021).

Purnhagen, K., Clemens, S., Eriksson, D., Fresco, L., Tosun, J., Qaim, M., Visser, R., Weber, A., Wesseler, J., Zilberman, D.: Europe's Farm to Fork Strategy and Its Commitment to Biotechnology and Organic Farming : Conflicting or Complementary Goals?. Trends in Plant Science, 26(6), 600-606 (2021).

Clemens, S.: Casting a wide cross-species transcriptomics net : convergent evolution of nickel hyperaccumulation. New Phytologist, 229(2), 653-655 (2021).


Höreth, S., Pongrac, P., van Elteren, J., Debeljak, M., Vogel-Mikuš, K., Weber, M., Braun, M., Pietzenuk, B., Pečovnik, M., Vavpetič, P., Pelicon, P., Arčon, I., Krämer, U., Clemens, S.: Arabidopsis halleri shows hyperbioindicator behaviour for Pb and leaf Pb accumulation spatially separated from Zn. New Phytologist, 226(2), 492-506 (2020).

Spielmann, J., Ahmadi, H., Scheepers, M., Weber, M., Nitsche, S., Carnol, M., Bosman, B., Kroymann, J., Motte, P., Clemens, S., Hanikenne, M.: The two copies of the zinc and cadmium ZIP6 transporter of Arabidopsis halleri have distinct effects on cadmium tolerance. Plant, Cell & Environment, 43(9), 2143-2157 (2020).

Weber, M., Beyene, B., Nagler, N., Herfert, J., Schempp, S., Klecker, M., Clemens, S.: A mutation in the essential and widely conserved DAMAGED DNA BINDING1-Cullin4 ASSOCIATED FACTOR gene OZS3 causes hypersensitivity to zinc excess, cold and UV stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant Journal, 103(3), 995-1009 (2020).


Clemens, S.: Metal ligands in micronutrient acquisition and homeostasis. Plant, Cell & Environment, 42(10), 2902-2912 (2019).

Uraguchi, S., Weber, M., Clemens, S.: Elevated root nicotianamine concentrations are critical for Zn hyperaccumulation across diverse edaphic environments. Plant, Cell & Environment, 42(6), 2003-2014 (2019).

Detterbeck, A., Nagel, M., Rensch, S., Weber, M., Börner, A., Persson, D., Schjørring, J., Christov, V., Clemens, S.: The search for candidate genes associated with natural variation of grain Zn accumulation in barley. Biochemical Journal, 476(13), 1889-1909 (2019).

Clemens, S.: Safer food through plant science : reducing toxic element accumulation in crops. Journal of Experimental Botany, 70(20), 5537-5557 (2019).

Kerl, C., Schindele, R., Brüggenwirth, L., Colina Blanco, A., Rafferty, C., Clemens, S., Planer-Friedrich, B.: Methylated Thioarsenates and Monothioarsenate Differ in Uptake, Transformation, and Contribution to Total Arsenic Translocation in Rice Plants. Environmental Science & Technology, 53(10), 5787-5796 (2019).

Vetter, V., Walter, J., Wilfahrt, P., Buhk, C., Braun, M., Clemens, S., Dinkel, E., Dubbert, M., Schramm, A., Wegener, F., Werner, C., Jentsch, A.: Invasion windows for a global legume invader are revealed after joint examination of abiotic and biotic filters. Plant Biology, 21(5), 832-843 (2019).

Kumar, V., Vogelsang, L., Seidel, T., Schmidt, R., Weber, M., Reichelt, M., Meyer, A., Clemens, S., Sharma, S., Dietz, K.: Interference between arsenic-induced toxicity and hypoxia. Plant, Cell & Environment, 42(2), 574-590 (2019).


Uraguchi, S., Sone, Y., Ohta, Y., Ohkama-Ohtsu, N., Hofmann, C., Hess, N., Nakamura, R., Takanezawa, Y., Clemens, S., Kiyono, M.: Identification of C-terminal Regions in Arabidopsis thaliana Phytochelatin Synthase 1 Specifically Involved in Activation by Arsenite. Plant & Cell Physiology, 59(3), 500-509 (2018).

Kerl, C., Rafferty, C., Clemens, S., Planer-Friedrich, B.: Monothioarsenate Uptake, Transformation, and Translocation in Rice Plants. Environmental Science & Technology, 52(16), 9154-9161 (2018).

Uraguchi, S., Sone, Y., Ohta, Y., Ohkama-Ohtsu, N., Hofmann, C., Hess, N., Nakamura, R., Takanezawa, Y., Clemens, S., Kiyono, M.: Identification of C-terminal Regions in Arabidopsis Thaliana Phytochelatin Synthase 1 Specifically Involved in Activation by Arsenite. Plant & Cell Physiology, 59(3), 500-509 (2018).

Ahmadi, H., Corso, M., Weber, M., Verbruggen, N., Clemens, S.: CAX1 suppresses Cd-induced generation of reactive oxygen species in Arabidopsis halleri. Plant, Cell & Environment, 41(10), 2435-2448 (2018).


Uraguchi, S., Tanaka, N., Hofmann, C., Abiko, K., Ohkama-Ohtsu, N., Weber, M., Kamiya, T., Sone, Y., Nakamura, R., Takanezawa, Y., Kiyono, M., Fujiwara, T., Clemens, S.: Phytochelatin Synthase has Contrasting Effects on Cadmium and Arsenic Accumulation in Rice Grains. Plant & Cell Physiology, 58(10), 1730-1742 (2017).

Fischer, S., Spielau, T., Clemens, S.: Natural variation in Arabidopsis thaliana Cd responses and the detection of quantitative trait loci affecting Cd tolerance. Scientific Reports, 7(1), Article number 3693 (2017).

Stein, R., Höreth, S., de Melo, J., Syllwasschy, L., Lee, G., Garbin, M., Clemens, S., Krämer, U.: Relationships between soil and leaf mineral composition are element-specific, environment-dependent and geographically structured in the emerging model Arabidopsis halleri. New Phytologist, 213(3), 1274-1286 (2017).

Planer-Friedrich, B., Kühnlenz, T., Halder, D., Lohmayer, R., Wilson, N., Rafferty, C., Clemens, S.: Thioarsenate toxicity and tolerance in the model system Arabidopsis thaliana. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(12), 7187-7196 (2017).

Benáková, M., Ahmadi, H., Dučaiová, Z., Tylová, E., Clemens, S., Tůma, J.: Effects of Cd and Zn on physiological and anatomical properties of hydroponically grown Brassica napus plants.. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24(25), 20705-20716 (2017).

Gruntman, M., Anders, C., Mohiley, A., Laaser, T., Clemens, S., Höreth, S., Tielbörger, K.: Clonal integration and heavy-metal stress : responses of plants with contrasting evolutionary backgrounds. Evolutionary Ecology, 31(3), 305-316 (2017).


Kühnlenz, T., Hofmann, C., Uraguchi, S., Schmidt, H., Schempp, S., Weber, M., Lahner, B., Salt, D., Clemens, S.: Phytochelatin Synthesis Promotes Leaf Zn Accumulation of Arabidopsis thaliana Plants Grown in Soil with Adequate Zn Supply and is Essential for Survival on Zn-Contaminated Soil. Plant & Cell Physiology, 57(11), 2342-2352 (2016).

Detterbeck, A., Pongrac, P., Rensch, S., Reuscher, S., Pečovnik, M., Vavpetič, P., Pelicon, P., Holzheu, S., Krämer, U., Clemens, S.: Spatially resolved analysis of variation in barley (Hordeum vulgare) grain micronutrient accumulation. New Phytologist, 211(4), 1241-1254 (2016).

Clemens, S., Ma, J.: Toxic heavy metal and metalloid accumulation in crop plants and foods. Annual Review of Plant Biology, 67, 489-512 (2016).

Farooq, M., Detterbeck, A., Clemens, S., Dietz, K.: Silicon-induced reversibility of cadmium toxicity in rice. Journal of Experimental Botany, 67(11), 3573-3585 (2016).

Clemens, S.: How metal hyperaccumulating plants can advance Zn biofortification. Plant and Soil, online publ.: 18 June 2016 (2016).

Clemens, S., Weber, M.: The essential role of coumarin secretion for Fe acquisition from alkaline soil. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 11(2), e1114197 (2016).

Suryawanshi, V., Talke, I., Weber, M., Eils, R., Brors, B., Clemens, S., Krämer, U.: Between-species differences in gene copy number are enriched among functions critical for adaptive evolution in Arabidopsis halleri. BMC Genomics, 17(Suppl. 13), No. 1034 (2016).


Kühnlenz, T., Westphal, L., Schmidt, H., Scheel, D., Clemens, S.: Expression of Caenorhabditis elegans PCS in the AtPCS1-deficient Arabidopsis thaliana cad1-3 mutant separates the metal tolerance and non-host resistance functions of phytochelatin synthases. Plant, Cell & Environment, 38(11), 2239-2247 (2015).

Cornu, J., Deinlein, U., Höreth, S., Braun, M., Schmidt, H., Weber, M., Persson, D., Husted, S., Schjørring, J., Clemens, S.: Contrasting effects of nicotianamine synthase knockdown on zinc and nickel tolerance and accumulation in the zinc/cadmium hyperaccumulator Arabidopsis halleri. New Phytologist, 206(2), 738-750 (2015).


Uraguchi, S., Kamiya, T., Clemens, S., Fujiwara, T.: Characterization of OsLCT1, a cadmium transporter from indica rice (Oryza sativa). Physiologia Plantarum, 151(3), 339-347 (2014).

Halimaa, P., Lin, Y., Ahonen, V., Blande, D., Clemens, S., Gyenesei, A., Häikiö, E., Kärenlampi, S., Laiho, A., Aarts, M., Pursiheimo, J., Schat, H., Schmidt, H., Tuomainen, M., Tervahauta, A.: Gene expression differences between Noccaea caerulescens ecotypes help to identify candidate genes for metal phytoremediation. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(6), 3344-3353 (2014).

Clemens, S.: Zn and Fe biofortification: the right chemical environment for human bioavailability. Plant Science, 225, 52-57 (2014).

Schmidt, H., Günther, C., Weber, M., Spörlein, C., Loscher, S., Böttcher, C., Schobert, R., Clemens, S.: Metabolome analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana roots identifies a key metabolic pathway for iron acquisition. PLoS One, 9(7), e102444 (2014).

Kühnlenz, T., Schmidt, H., Uraguchi, S., Clemens, S.: Arabidopsis thaliana phytochelatin synthase 2 is constitutively active in vivo and can rescue the growth defect of the PCS1-deficient cad1-3 mutant on Cd-contaminated soil. Journal of Experimental Botany, 65(15), 4241-4253 (2014).

Fischer, S., Kühnlenz, T., Thieme, M., Schmidt, H., Clemens, S.: Analysis of plant Pb tolerance at realistic submicromolar concentrations demonstrates the role of phytochelatin synthesis for Pb detoxification. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(13), 7552-7559 (2014).


Palmer, C., Hindt, M., Schmidt, H., Clemens, S., Guerinot, M.: MYB10 and MYB72 are required for growth under iron-limiting conditions. PLoS Genetics, 9(11), EIntrag 1003953 (9 Seiten) (2013).

Weber, M., Deinlein, U., Fischer, S., Rogowski, M., Geimer, S., Tenhaken, R., Clemens, S.: A mutation in the Arabidopsis thaliana cell wall biosynthesis gene pectin methylesterase 3 as well as its aberrant expression cause hypersensitivity specifically to Zn. The Plant Journal, 76(1), 151-164 (2013).

Verbruggen, N., Hanikenne, M., Clemens, S.: A more complete picture of metal hyperaccumulation through next-generation sequencing technologies. Frontiers in Plant Science, 4, Article Number 388 (2013).

Hanikenne, M., Kroymann, J., Trampczynska, A., Bernal, M., Motte, P., Clemens, S., Krämer, U.: Hard selective sweep and ectopic gene conversion in a gene cluster affording environmental adaptation. PLoS Genetics, 9(8), Eintrag 1003707 (13 Seiten) (2013).

Clemens, S., Aarts, M., Thomine, S., Verbruggen, N.: Plant Science : the key to preventing slow cadmium poisoning. Trends in Plant Science, 18(2), 92-99 (2013).

Clemens, S., Deinlein, U., Ahmadi, H., Höreth, S., Uraguchi, S.: Nicotianamine is a major player in plant Zn homeostasis. Biometals, 26(4), 623-632 (2013).

Palmer, C., Hindt, M., Schmidt, H., Clemens, S., Guerinot, M.: MYB10 and MYB72 are required for growth under iron-limiting conditions. PLoS Genetics, 9(11), e1003953 (2013).


Deinlein, U., Weber, M., Schmidt, H., Rensch, S., Trampczynska, A., Hansen, T., Husted, S., Schjørring, J., Talke, I., Krämer, U., Clemens, S.: Elevated nicotianamine levels in Arabidopsis halleri roots play a key role in Zn hyperaccumulation. The Plant Cell, 24(2), 708-723 (2012).

Deinlein, U., Weber, M., Schmidt, H., Rensch, S., Trampczynska, A., Hansen, T., Husted, S., Schjørring, J., Talke, I., Krämer, U., Clemens, S.: Elevated nicotianamine levels in Arabidopsis halleri roots play a key role in zinc hyperaccumulation. The Plant Cell, 24(2), 708-723 (2012).


Meyer, C., Peisker, D., Courbot, M., Cracium, A., Cazalé, A., Desgain, D., Schat, H., Clemens, S., Verbruggen, N.: Isolation and characterization of Arabidopsis halleri and Thlaspi caerulescens phytochelatin synthases. Planta, 234(1), 83-95 (2011).

Gasber, A., Klaumann, S., Trentman, O., Trampczynska, A., Clemens, S., Schneider, S., Sauer, N., Feifer, I., Bittner, F., Mendel, R., Neuhaus, E.: Identification of an Arabidopsis solute carrier critical for intracellular transport and interorgan allocation of molybdate. Plant Biology, 13(5), 710-718 (2011).


Wojas, S., Ruszczynska, A., Bulska, E., Clemens, S., Antosiewicz, D.: The role of subcellular distribution of cadmium and phytochelatins in the generation of distinct phenotypes of AtPCS1- and CePCS3-expressing tobacco. Journal of Plant Physiology, 167(12), 981-988 (2010).

Trampczynska, A., Küpper, H., Meyer-Klaucke, W., Schmidt, H., Clemens, S.: Nicotianamine forms complexes with Zn(II) in vivo. Metallomics, 2(1), 57-66 (2010).

Harada, E., Kim, J., Meyer, A., Hell, R., Clemens, S., Choi, Y.: Expression Profiling of Tobacco Leaf Trichomes Identifies Genes for Biotic and Abiotic Stresses. Plant & Cell Physiology, 51(10), 1627-1637 (2010).

Isaure, M., Sarret, G., Harada, E., Choi, Y., Marcus, M., Fakra, S., Geoffroy, N., Pairis, S., Susini, J., Clemens, S., Manceau, A.: Calcium promotes cadmium elimination as vaterite grains by tobacco trichomes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(20), 5817-5834 (2010).

Wojas, S., Clemens, S., Skłodowska, A., Antosiewicz, D.: Arsenic response of AtPCS1- and CePCS-expressing plants : Effects of external As(V) concentration on As-accumulation pattern and NPT metabolism. Journal of Plant Physiology, 167(3), 169-175 (2010).


Khandal, D., Samol, I., Buhr, F., Pollmann, S., Schmidt, H., Clemens, S., Reinbothe, C., Reinbothe, S.: Singlet oxygen-dependent translational control in the tigrina-d.12 mutant of barley". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(31), 13112-13117 (2009).

Clemens, S., Naumann, B., Hippler, M.: Proteomics of metal mediated protein dynamics in plants : iron and cadmium in the focus. Frontiers in Bioscience, 14, 1955-1969 (2009).

Tennstedt, P., Peisker, D., Böttcher, C., Trampczynska, A., Clemens, S.: Phytochelatin synthesis is essential for the detoxification of excess Zn and contributes significantly to the accumulation of Zinc. Plant Physiology, 149(2), 938-948 (2009).

Clemens, S., Peršoh, D.: Multi-tasking phytochelatin synthases. Plant Science, 177(4), 266-271 (2009).

Lin, Y., Liang, H., Yang, S., Boch, A., Clemens, S., Chen, C., Wu, J., Huang, J., Yeh, K.: Arabidopsis IRT3 is a zinc-regulated and plasma membrane localized zinc/iron transporter. New Phytologist, 182(2), 392-404 (2009).

Böttcher, C., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Schmidt, J., Clemens, S., Scheel, D.: Analysis of Phenolic Choline Esters from Seeds of Arabidopsis thaliana and Brassica napus by Capillary Liquid Chromatography/Electrospray-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 44(4), 466-476 (2009).


Palmgren, M., Clemens, S., Williams, L., Krämer, U., Borg, S., Schjørring, J., Sanders, D.: Zinc biofortification of cereals : problems and solutions. Trends in Plant Science, 13(9), 464-473 (2008).

Wojas, S., Clemens, S., Hennig, J., Skłodowska, A., Kopera, E., Schat, H., Bal, W., Antosiewicz, D.: Overexpression of phytochelatin synthase in tobacco : distinctive effects of AtPCS1 and CePCS1 genes on plant response to cadmium. Journal of Experimental Botany, 59(8), 2205-2219 (2008).

Böttcher, C., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Schmidt, J., Schmotz, C., Neumann, S., Scheel, D., Clemens, S.: Metabolome Analysis of Biosynthetic Mutants Reveals a Diversity of Metabolic Changes and Allows Identification of a Large Number of New Compounds in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 147(4), 2107-2120 (2008).

Boch, A., Trampczynska, A., Simm, C., Taudte, N., Krämer, U., Clemens, S.: Loss of Zhf and the tightly regulated zinc-uptake system SpZrt1 in Schizosaccharomyces pombe reveals the delicacy of cellular zinc balance. FEMS Yeast Research, 8(6), 883-896 (2008).


Böttcher, C., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Willscher, E., Scheel, D., Clemens, S.: Evaluation of matrix effects in metabolite profiling based on capillary liquid chromatography electrospray ionization quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 79(4), 1507-1513 (2007).


Grzam, A., Tennstedt, P., Clemens, S., Hell, R., Meyer, A.: Vacuolar sequestration of glutathione S-conjugates outcompetes a possible degradation of the glutathione moiety by phytochelatin synthase. FEBS Letters, 580(27), 6384-6390 (2006).

Sarret, G., Harada, E., Choi, Y., Isaure, M., Geoffroy, N., Fakra, S., Marcus, M., Clemens, S., Manceau, A., Birschwilks, M.: Trichomes of tobacco excrete zinc as zinc-substituted calcium carbonate and other zinc-containing compounds. Plant Physiology, 141(3), 1021-1034 (2006).

Trampczynska, A., Böttcher, C., Clemens, S.: The transition metal chelator nicotianamine is synthesized by filamentous fungi. FEBS Letters, 580(13), 3173-3178 (2006).

Clemens, S.: Toxic metal accumulation, responses to exposure and mechanisms of tolerance in plants. Biochimie, 88(11), 1707-1719 (2006).

Roth, U., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Clemens, S.: Proteome changes in Arabidopsis thaliana roots upon exposure to Cd2+. Journal of Experimental Botany, 57(15), 4003-4013 (2006).

Clemens, S.: Evolution and function of phytochelatin synthases. Journal of Plant Physiology, 163(3), 319-332 (2006).

Weber, M., Trampczynska, A., Clemens, S.: Comparative transcriptome analysis of toxic metal responses in Arabidopsis thaliana and the Cd2+-hypertolerant facultative metallophyte Arabidopsis halleri. Plant, Cell & Environment, 29(5), 950-963 (2006).


von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Degenkolb, T., Zerjeski, M., Franz, M., Roth, U., Wessjohann, L., Schmidt, J., Scheel, D., Clemens, S.: Profiling of Arabidopsis secondary metabolites by capillary liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray ionization quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Plant Physiology, 134(2), 548-559 (2004).

Harada, E., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Clemens, S.: A cyanobacterial protein with similarity to phytochelatin synthases catalyzes the conversion of glutathione to γ-glutamylcysteine and lacks phytochelatin synthase activity. Phytochemistry, 65(24), 3179-3185 (2004).

Weber, M., Harada, E., Vess, C., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Clemens, S.: Comparative microarray analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana and Arabidopsis halleri roots identifies nicotianamine synthase, a ZIP transporter and other genes as potential metal hyperaccumulation factors. The Plant Journal, 37(2), 269-281 (2004).


Clemens, S., Simm, C.: Schizosaccharomyces pombe as a model for metal homeostasis in plant cells : the phytochelatin-dependent pathway is the main Cd detoxification mechanism. New Phytologist, 159(2), 323-330 (2003).

Wysocki, R., Clemens, S., Augustyniak, D., Golik, P., Maciaszczyk, E., Tamás, M., Dziadkowiec, D.: Metalloid tolerance based on phytochelatins is not functionally equivalent to the arsenite transporter Acr3p. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 304(2), 293-300 (2003).

Maier, T., Yu, C., Küllertz, G., Clemens, S.: Localization and functional characterization of metal-binding sites in phytochelatin synthases. Planta, 218(2), 300-308 (2003).

Marković-Housley, Z., Degano, M., Lamba, D., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Clemens, S., Susani, M., Ferreira, F., Scheiner, O., Breiteneder, H.: Crystal structure of a hypoallergenic isoform of the major birch pollen allergen Bet v 1 and its likely biological function as a plant steroid carrier. Journal of Molecular Biology, 325(1), 123-133 (2003).


Clemens, S., Bloss, T., Vess, C., Neumann, D., Nies, D., zur Nieden, U.: A transporter in the endoplasmic reticulum of Schizosaccharomyces pombe cells mediates zinc storage and differentially affects transition metal tolerance. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 277(20), 18215-18221 (2002).

Clemens, S., Palmgren, M., Krämer, U.: A long way ahead : understanding and engineering plant metal accumulation. Trends in Plant Science, 7(7), 309-315 (2002).

Bloss, T., Clemens, S., Nies, D.: Characterization of the ZAT1p zinc transporter from Arabidopsis thaliana in microbial model organisms and reconstituted proteoliposomes. Planta, 214(5), 783-791 (2002).


Clemens, S.: Molecular mechanisms of plant metal tolerance and homeostasis. Planta, 212(4), 475-486 (2001).

Clemens, S.: Developing tools for phytoremediation : towards a molecular understanding of plant metal tolerance and accumulation. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, 14(3), 235-239 (2001).

Clemens, S., Schroeder, J., Degenkolb, T.: Caenorhabditis elegans expresses a functional phytochelatin synthase. European Journal of Biochemistry, 268(13), 3640-3643 (2001).

Cazalé, A., Clemens, S.: Arabidopsis thaliana expresses a second functional phytochelatin synthase. FEBS Letters, 507(2), 215-219 (2001).


Clemens, S., Kim, E., Neumann, D., Schroeder, J.: Tolerance to toxic metals by a gene family of phytochelatin synthases from plants and yeast. The EMBO Journal, 18(12), 3325-3333 (1999).

Baizabal-Aguirre, V., Clemens, S., Uozumi, N., Schroeder, J.: Suppression of inward-rectifying K+ Channels KAT1 and AKT2 by dominant negative point mutations in the KAT1 alpha-subunit. Journal of Membrane Biology, 167(2), 119-125 (1999).


Clemens, S., Antosiewicz, D., Ward, J., Schachtman, D., Schroeder, J.: The plant cDNA LCT1 mediates the uptake of calcium and cadmium in yeast. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 95(20), 12043-12048 (1998).

Books and Book sections


Clemens, S.: Mercury in plants. In: Kretsinger, Robert H. ; Uversky, Vladimir N. ; Permyakov, Eugene A. (Hrsg.): Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins. - New York : Springer Reference, 2013. - 1352-1356.

Clemens, S.: Lead in plants. In: Kretsinge, Robert H. (ed.): Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins. - New York : Springer, 2013. - 1179-1183.


Clemens, S.: Zn - A Versatile Player in Plant Cell Biology. In: Hell, Rüdiger (Hrsg.): Cell Biology of Metals and Nutrients. - Berlin : Springer, 2010. - 281-298.


Clemens, S., Böttcher, C., Franz, M., Willscher, E., Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Scheel, D.: Capillary HPLC coupled to electrospray ionization quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry. In: Saito, Kazuki ; Dixon, Richard A. ; Willmitzer, Lothar (Hrsg.): Plant metabolomics. - Berlin : Springer, 2006. - 65-79.


Krämer, U., Clemens, S.: Functions and Homeostasis of Zinc, Copper, and Nickel in plants. In: Tamás, Markus J. (Hrsg.): Molecular biology of metal homeostasis and detoxification : from microbes to man. - Berlin : Springer, 2005. - 215-271.


Clemens, S., Simm, C., Maier, T.: Heavy metal-binding proteins and peptides. In: Alexander Steinbüchel, Stephen R. Fahnestock (eds.): Biopolymers. Vol. 8. Polyamides and complex proteinaceous materials II. - Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, 2003. - 255-288.


Clemens, S., Thomine, S., Schroeder, J.: Molecular mechanisms that control plant tolerance to heavy metals and possible roles towards manipulating metal accumulation. In: Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey, Wolfgang Barz (eds.): Plant Biotechnology and Transgenic Plants. - New York : Dekker, 2002. - 665-691.

Other publications


Kaiser, M., Clemens, S.: Neue Fakultät VII am Campus Kulmbach. UBT aktuell, (2), 13 (2018).


Schmidt, H., Böttcher, C., Trampczynska, A., Clemens, S.: Use of recombinantly produced 15N3-labelled nicotianamine for fast and sensitive stable isotope dilution ultra-performance liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 399(3), 1355-1361 (2011).

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