Mapping the Arabidopsis Proteome

Project Members: Julia Mergner, Martin Frejno
Cooperation: -

Julia Mergner


Three decades after its promotion as the model organism of choice for plant biology research, Arabidopsis, as the most thoroughly studied species of flowering plants, still remains the standard reference for many aspects of plant science. In addition to the already existing transcriptomic expression profiles, a proteomic analysis of Arabidopsis tissues can provide further biological information about protein localizations and abundancies, as well as post-translational modifications that is not accessible based on transcriptomics data alone.

The aim of the project is to generate a quantitative proteomic and phosphoproteomic map for Arabidopsis thaliana based on the in-depth proteomic profiling of different tissues, developmental stages and cultured cells.