Stephan Clemens: Publications

-- 2020 --
Höreth, S; Pongrac, P; van Elteren, JT; 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, 492-506 (2020), doi:10.1111/nph.16373 -- Details
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 and Environment (2020), doi:10.1111/pce.13806 -- Details
Weber, M; Beyene, B; Nagler, N; Schempp, S; Herfert, J; 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., Plant Journal (2020), doi:10.1111/tpj.14779 -- Details

-- 2019 --
Clemens, S: Metal ligands in micronutrient acquisition and homeostasis, Plant Cell and Environment (2019), doi:10.1111/pce.13627 [Link] -- Details
Clemens, S: Safer food through plant science: reducing toxic element accumulation in crops, Journal of Experimental Botany, 70, 5537-5557 (2019), doi:10.1093/jxb/erz366 -- Details
Detterbeck, A; Nagel, M; Rensch, S; Weber, M; Börner, A; Persson, DP; Schjoerring, JK; Christov, V; Clemens, S: The search for candidate genes associated with natural variation of grain Zn accumulation in barley, Biochemical Journal, 476, 1889–1909 (2019), doi:10.1042/BCJ20190181 [Link] -- Details
Kerl, C; Schindele, RA; Brüggenwirth, L; Cloina Blanco, AE; 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, 5787-5796 (2019), doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b00592 [Link] -- Details
Uraguchi, S; Weber, M; Clemens, S: Elevated root nicotianamine concentrations are critical for Zn hyperaccumulation across diverse edaphic environments, Plant Cell and Environment, 42, 2003-2014 (2019), doi:10.1111/pce.13541 [Link] -- Details
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 (2019), doi:10.1111/plb.12987 -- Details

-- 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 and Environment, 41, 2435-2448 (2018), doi:10.1111/pce.13362 [Link] -- Details
Kerl, C; Rafferty, C; Clemens, S; Planer-Friedrich, B: Monothioarsenate uptake, transformation, and translocation in rice plants., Environmental Science & Technology (2018), doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b02202 -- Details
Kumar, V; Vogelsang, L; Seidel, T; Schmidt, R; Weber, M; Reichelt, M; Meyer, A; Clemens, S; Sharma, S; Dietz, KJ: Interference between arsenic-induced toxicity and hypoxia., Plant Cell and Environment (2018), doi:10.1111/pce.13441 -- Details
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 Physiol., 59, 500-509 (2018), doi:10.1093/pcp/pcx204 -- Details

-- 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 (2017), doi:10.1007/s11356-017-9697-7 -- Details
Clemens, S: How metal hyperaccumulating plants can advance Zn biofortification, Plant and Soil, 411, 111-120 (2017), doi:10.1007/s11104-016-2920-3 -- Details
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 (2017), doi:10.1038/s41598-017-03540-z -- Details
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:, 7187-7196 (2017), doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b06028 -- Details
Stein, RJ; Höreth, S; Melo, JRF; Syllwasschy, L; Lee, G; Garbin, ML; 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, 1274-1286 (2017), doi:10.1111/nph.14219 -- Details
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 Physiol. (2017), doi:10.1093/pcp/pcx114 -- Details

-- 2016 --
Clemens, S; Ma, JF: Toxic Heavy Metal and Metalloid Accumulation in Crop Plants and Foods, Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. (2016), doi:10.1146/annurev-arplant-043015-112301 -- Details
Clemens, S; Weber, M: The essential role of coumarin secretion for Fe acquisition from alkaline soil, Plant Signaling & Behavior , e1114197 (2016), doi:10.1080/15592324.2015.1114197 [Link] -- Details
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, 1241–1254 (2016), doi:10.1111/nph.13987 -- Details
Farooq, MA; Detterbeck, A; Clemens, S; Dietz, KJ: Silicon-induced reversibility of cadmium toxicity in rice, Journal of Experimental Botany, 67, 3573-3585 (2016), doi:10.1093/jxb/erw175 -- Details
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 (2016), doi:10.1007/s10682-016-9840-9 -- Details
Kühnlenz, T; Hofmann, C; Uraguchi, S; Schmidt, H; Schempp, S; Weber, M; Lahner, B; Salt, DE; 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 Physiol. (2016), doi:10.1093/pcp/pcw148 -- Details
Suryawanshi, V; Talke, IN; 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), 3319 (2016), doi:10.1186/s12864-016-3319-5 -- Details

-- 2015 --
Cornu, JY; Deinlein, U; Höreth, S; Braun, M; Schmidt, H; Weber, M; Persson, DP; Husted, S; Schjoerring, JK; Clemens, S: Contrasting effects of nicotianamine synthase knockdown on Zn and Ni tolerance and accumulation in the Zn/Cd hyperaccumulator Arabidopsis halleri., New Phytologist, 206, 738-750 (2015), doi:10.1111/nph.13237 [Link] -- Details
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 nonhost resistance functions of phytochelatin synthases, Plant, Cell and Environment, 38, 2239–2247 (2015), doi:10.1111/pce.12534 -- Details

-- 2014 --
Clemens, S: Zn and Fe biofortification: the right chemical environment for human bioavailability, Plant Science, 225, 52-57 (2014), doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2014.05.014 [Link] -- Details
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 (2014), doi:10.1021/es405234p [Link] -- Details
Halimaa, P; Lin, Y-F; Ahonen, VH; Blande, D; Clemens, S; Gyenesei, A; Häikiö, E; Kärenlampi, SO; Laiho, A; Aarts, MGM; Pursiheimo, J-P; Schat, H; Schmidt, H; Tuomainen, MH; Tervahauta, AI: Gene expression differences between Noccaea caerulescens ecotypes help identifying candidate genes for metal phytoremediation., Environmental Science Technology (2014), doi:10.1021/es4042995 -- Details
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 AtPCS1-deficient cad1-3 mutant on Cd-contaminated soil., J. Experimental Botany (2014) [Link] -- Details
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 (2014)
Uraguchi, S; Kamiya, T; Clemens, S; Fujiwara, T: Characterization of OsLCT1, a cadmium transporter from indica rice (Oryza sativa L.)., Physiologia Plantarum (2014), doi:10.1111/ppl.12189 -- Details

-- 2013 --
Verbruggen, N; Hanikenne, M; Clemens, S: A more complete picture of metal hyperaccumulation through next-generation sequencing technologies., Frontiers Plant Science (2013) [Link] -- Details
Clemens, S; Aarts, MGM; Thomine, S; Verbruggen, N: Plant science: the key to preventing slow cadmium poisoning, Trends Plant Science, 18, 92-99 (2013) -- Details
Clemens, S; Deinlein, U; Ahmadi, H; Höreth, S; Uraguchi, S: Nicotianamine is a major player in plant Zn homeostasis, Biometals (2013), doi:10.1007/s10534-013-9643-1 -- Details
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 (2013), doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003707 [Link] -- Details
Palmer, CM; Hindt, MN; Schmidt, H; Clemens, S; Guerinot, ML: MYB10 /and/MYB72 /are required for growth under iron-limiting conditions., PLoS Genetics, 9, e1003953 (2013) [Link] -- Details
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 methylesterase3 as well as its aberrant expression cause hypersensitivity specifically to Zn., Plant Journal (2013), doi:10.1111/tpj.12279 -- Details

-- 2012 --
Clemens, S: Lead in plants., Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins, Springer Verlag, In: Kretsinger, R.H., Uversky, V.N., Permyakov, E.A. (Eds.) (2012)
Clemens, S: Mercury in plants., Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins, Springer Verlag, In: Kretsinger, R.H., Uversky, V.N., Permyakov, E.A. (Eds.) (2012)
Deinlein, U; Weber, M; Schmidt, H; Rensch, S; Trampczynska, A; Hansen, TH; Husted, S; Schjoerring, JK; Talke, IN; Krämer, U; Clemens, S: Elevated nicotianamine levels in Arabidopsis halleri roots play a key role in Zn hyperaccumulation., Plant Cell, 24, 708-723 (2012) -- Details

-- 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, 710-718 (2011), doi:10.1111/j.1438-8677.2011.00448.x
Meyer, C-L; Peisker, D; Courbot, M; Cracium, A-R; Cazalé, A-C; Desgain, D; Schat, H; Clemens, S; Verbruggen, N: Isolation and characterization of Arabidopsis halleri and Thlaspi caerulescens phytochelatin synthases, Planta (2011) -- Details
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, Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 399, 1355–1361 (2011) -- Details

-- 2010 --
Clemens, S: Zn- A Versatile Player in Plant Cell Biology., , In: Cell Biology of Metals and Nutrients (eds. Hell, R., Mendel R.), Springer, Berlin-Heidelberg (2010)
Harada, E; Kim, J-A; Meyer, AJ; Hell, R; Clemens, S; Choi, Y-E: Expression Profiling of Tobacco Leaf Trichomes Identifies Genes for Biotic and Abiotic Stresses., Plant Cell Physiol., 51, 1627-1637 (2010) -- Details
Isaure, M-P; Sarret, G; Harada, E; Choi, Y-E; Marcus, MA; Fakra, SC; 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, 5817-5834 (2010) -- Details
Trampczynska, A; Küpper, H; Meyer-Klaucke, W; Schmidt, H; Clemens, S: Nicotianamine forms complexes with Zn(II) in vivo., Metallomics, 2, 57-66 (2010) -- Details
Wojas, S; Clemens, S; Skodowska, A; Antosiewicz, DM: 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, 169-175 (2010) -- Details
Wojas, S; Ruszczynska, A; Bulska, E; Clemens, S; Antosiewicz, DM: The role of subcellular distribution of cadmium and phytochelatins in the generation of distinct phenotypes of AtPCS1- and CePCS-expressing tobacco, J. Plant Physiol., 167, 981-988 (2010) -- Details

-- 2009 --
Böttcher, C; v. 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, , J. Mass Spectrom. 44, 466-476 (2009) -- Details
Clemens, S; Naumann, B; Hippler, M: Functional proteomics to investigate metal mediated protein dynamics in plants - iron and cadmium in the focus., Frontiers in Biosciences , 14, 1955-1969 (2009) -- Details
Clemens, S; Persoh, D: Multi-tasking phytochelatin synthases., Plant Science (2009) -- Details
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", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (2009)
Lin, Y-F; Liang, H-M; Yang, S-Y; Boch, A; Clemens, S; Chen, C-C; Wu, J-F; Huang, J-L; Yeh, K-C: Arabidopsis IRT3 is a Zn- regulated and plasma membrane localized Zn/Fe transporter, New Phytologist, 182, 392–404 (2009) -- Details
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 Zn, Plant Physiology, 149, 938-948 (2009) -- Details

-- 2008 --
Boch, A; Trampczynska, A; Simm, C; Taudte, N; Krämer, U; Clemens, S: Loss of Zhf and the tightly regulated Zn uptake system SpZrt1 in Schizosaccharomyces pombe reveals the delicacy of cellular Zn balance., FEMS Yeast Research, 8, 883-896 (2008) [Link] -- Details
Böttcher, C; v. Roepenack-Lahaye, E; Schmidt, J; Schmotz, C; Neumann, S; Scheel, D; Clemens, S: Metabolome Analysis of Biosynthetic Mutants Reveals Diversity of Metabolic Changes and Allows Identification of a Large Number of New Compounds in Arabidopsis thaliana, Plant Physiology, 147, 2107-2120 (2008) [Link] -- Details
Palmgren, MG; Clemens, S; Williams, LE; Krämer, U; Borg, S; Schiorring, JK; Sanders, D: Zinc biofortification of cereals: problems and solutions., Trends Plant Science, 13, 464-473 (2008) -- Details
Wojas, S; Clemens, S; Hennig, J; Sklodowska, A; Kopera, E; Schat, H; Bal, W; Antosiewicz, DM: Overexpression of phytochelatin synthase in tobacco: distinctive effects of AtPCS1 and CePCS1 genes on plant response to cadmium., Journal of Experimental Botany, 59, 2205-2219 (2008) -- Details

-- 2007 --
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)

-- 2006 --
Clemens, S: Evolution and function of phytochelatin synthases, Journal of Plant Physiology, 163, 319-332 (2006)
Clemens, S: Toxic metal accumulation, responses to exposure and mechanisms of tolerance in plants, Biochimie, 88, 1707-1719 (2006)
Clemens, S; Böttcher, C; Franz, M; Willscher, E; von Roepenack-Lahaye, E; Scheel, D: Capillary HPLC coupled to electrospray ionization quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry. In: Plant Metabolomics (eds. Saito, K., Dixon, R.A., Willmitzer, L.) in Springer: Plant Metabolomics (eds. Saito, K., Dixon, R.A., Willmitzer, L.), Springer, 65-79 (2006)
Grzam, A; Tennstedt, P; Clemens, S; Hell, R; Meyer, AJ: Vacuolar sequestration of glutathione S-conjugates outcompetes a possible degradation of the glutathione moiety by phytochelatin synthase, FEBS Letters, 580, 6384-6390 (2006)
Roth, U; von Roepenack-Lahaye, E; Clemens, S: Proteome changes in Arabidopsis thaliana roots upon exposure to Cd2+, J. Experimental Botany, Vol. 57 (No. 15), 4003-4013 (2006), doi:10.1093/jxb/erl170 [Link]
Sarret, G; Harada, E; Choi, Y-E; Isaure, M-P; Geoffrey, N; Fakra, SC; Marcus, MA; Clemens, S; Manceau, A: Trichomes of tobacco excrete zinc as Zn-substituted calcium carbonate and other Zn-containing compounds, Plant Physiology, 141, 1021-1034 (2006)
Trampczynska, A; Böttcher, C; Clemens, S: The transition metal chelator nicotianamine is synthesized by filamentous fungi, FEBS Letters, 580, 3173-3178 (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 and Environment, 29, 950-963 (2006)

-- 2005 --
Krämer, U; Clemens, S: Functions and Homeostasis of Zinc, Copper and Nickel in plants. In: Topics in Current Genetics 14 (eds. Tamás, M., Martinoia, E.), , Springer, 215-271 (2005)

-- 2004 --
Harada, E; von Roepenack-Lahaye, E; Clemens, S: A cyanobacterial protein with similarity to phytochelatin synthases catalyzes the conversion of glutathione to -glutamylcysteine and lacks phytochelatin synthase activity, Phytochemistry, 65, 3179-3185 (2004)
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, 548-559 (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, Plant Journal, 37, 269-281 (2004)

-- 2003 --
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, 323-330 (2003)
Clemens, S; Simm, C; Maier, T: Heavy metal binding proteins and peptides. In: Biopolymers, Vol. 8 Polyamides and complex proteinaceous materials II (eds. Steinbüchel, A., Fahnestock, S.R., Wiley-VCH-Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, 255-288 (2003)
Maier, T; Yu, C; Küllertz, G; Clemens, S: Localization and functional characterization of metal-binding sites in phytochelatin synthases, Planta, 218, 300-308 (2003)
Markovic-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, J. Mol. Biol., 325, 123-133 (2003)
Wysocki, R; Clemens, S; Augustyniak, D; Golik, P; Maciaszczyk, E; Tamás, MJ; Dziadkowiec, D: Metalloid tolerance based on phytochelatins is not functionally equivalent to the arsenite transporter Acr3p, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 304 (2003)

-- 2002 --
Bloss, T; Clemens, S; Nies, DH: Characterization of the ZAT1p zinc transporter from Arabidopsis thaliana in microbial model organisms and reconstituted proteoliposomes, Planta, 214, 783-791 (2002)
Clemens, S; Bloss T., ; Vess, C; Neumann, D; Nies, DH; zur Nieden, U: A transporter in the endoplasmic reticulum of Schizosaccharomyces pombe cells mediates zinc storage and differentially affects transition metal tolerance, J. Biol. Chem., 277, 18215-18221 (2002)
Clemens, S; Palmgren, MG; Krämer, U: A long way ahead: understanding and engineering plant metal accumulation, Trends Plant Science, 7, 309-315 (2002)
Clemens, S; Thomine, S; Schroeder, JI: Molecular mechanisms that control plant tolerance to heavy metals and possible roles towards manipulating metal accumulation in K.-M. Oksman-Caldentey, W. Barz: Plant Biotechnology and Transgenic Plants , Marcel Dekker, New York/Basel, 665-691 (2002)

-- 2001 --
Cazalé, A-C; Clemens, S: Arabidopsis thaliana expresses a second functional phytochelatin synthase, FEBS Letters, 507, 215-219 (2001)
Clemens, S: Molecular mechanisms of plant metal homeostasis and tolerance, Planta, 212 (2001)
Clemens, S: Developing tools for phytoremediation: towards a molecular understanding of plant metal tolerance and accumulation, Int. J. Occup. Med. Environm. Health, 14, 235-239 (2001)
Clemens, S; Schroeder, JI; Degenkolb, T: C. elegans expresses a functional phytochelatin synthase, Eur. J. Biochem., 268, 3640-3643 (2001)

-- 1999 --
Baizabal-Aguirre, VM; Clemens, S; Uozumi, N; Schroeder, JI: Suppression of inward-rectifying K+ Channels KAT1 and AKT2 by dominant negative point mutations in the KAT1 alpha-subunit, J. Membr. Biol., 167, 119-125 (1999)
Clemens, S; Kim, EJ; Neumann, D; Schroeder, JI: Tolerance to toxic metals by a gene family of phytochelatin synthases from plants and yeast, EMBO J., 18, 3325-3333 (1999)

-- 1998 --
Clemens, S: Clemens, S., Antosiewicz, D.M., Ward, J.M., Schachtman, D.P., Schroeder, J.I. The plant cDNA LCT1 mediates the uptake of calcium and cadmium in yeast. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95, 12043-12048., (1998)
Clemens, S; Antosiewicz, DM; Ward, JM; Schachtmann, DP; Schroeder, JI: 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-Biological Sciences, 95, 12043-12048 (1998)