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    de Wit, M., Lorrain, S., Fankhauser, C.: Auxin-mediated plant architectural changes in response to shade and high temperature. Physiol Plant 2014, 151:13-24. URL

    Kami, C., Allenbach, L., Zourelidou, M., Ljung, K., Schutz, F., Isono, E., Watahiki, M. K., Yamamoto, K. T., Schwechheimer, C., Fankhauser, C.: Reduced phototropism in pks mutants may be due to altered auxin-regulated gene expression or reduced lateral auxin transport. Plant J 2014, 77:393-403. URL

    Hersch, M., Lorrain, S., de Wit, M., Trevisan, M., Ljung, K., Bergmann, S., Fankhauser, C.: Light intensity modulates the regulatory network of the shade avoidance response in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014,

    Preuten, T., Hohm, T., Bergmann, S., Fankhauser, C.: Defining the site of light perception and initiation of phototropism in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol 2013, 23:1934-8. URL

    Willige, B. C., Ahlers, S., Zourelidou, M., Barbosa, I. C., Demarsy, E., Trevisan, M., Davis, P. A., Roelfsema, M. R., Hangarter, R., Fankhauser, C., Schwechheimer, C.: D6PK AGCVIII kinases are required for auxin transport and phototropic hypocotyl bending in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 2013, 25:1674-88. URL

    Yamashino, T., Nomoto, Y., Lorrain, S., Miyachi, M., Ito, S., Nakamichi, N., Fankhauser, C., Mizuno, T.: Verification at the protein level of the PIF4-mediated external coincidence model for the temperature-adaptive photoperiodic control of plant growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signal Behav 2013, 8:e23390. URL

    Goyal, A., Szarzynska, B., Fankhauser, C.: Phototropism: at the crossroads of light-signaling pathways. Trends Plant Sci 2013, 18:393-401. URL

    Hohm, T., Preuten, T., Fankhauser, C.: Phototropism: Translating light into directional growth. American journal of botany 2013, 100:47-59. URL

    Medzihradszky, M., Bindics, J., Adam, E., Viczian, A., Klement, E., Lorrain, S., Gyula, P., Merai, Z., Fankhauser, C., Medzihradszky, K. F., Kunkel, T., Schafer, E., Nagy, F.: Phosphorylation of phytochrome B inhibits light-induced signaling via accelerated dark reversion in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 2013, 25:535-44. URL

    Debrieux, D., Trevisan, M., Fankhauser, C.: Conditional involvement of constitutive photomorphogenic1 in the degradation of phytochrome A. Plant Physiol 2013, 161:2136-45. URL

    Lee, K. P., Piskurewicz, U., Tureckova, V., Carat, S., Chappuis, R., Strnad, M., Fankhauser, C., Lopez-Molina, L.: Spatially and genetically distinct control of seed germination by phytochromes A and B. Genes Dev 2012, 26:1984-96. URL

    Demarsy, E., Schepens, I., Okajima, K., Hersch, M., Bergmann, S., Christie, J., Shimazaki, K. I., Tokutomi, S., Fankhauser, C.: Phytochrome Kinase Substrate 4 is phosphorylated by the phototropin 1 photoreceptor. EMBO J 2012, 31:3457-67. URL

    Kami, C., Hersch, M., Trevisan, M., Genoud, T., Hiltbrunner, A., Bergmann, S., Fankhauser, C.: Nuclear phytochrome a signaling promotes phototropism in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 2012, 24:566-76. URL

    Lorrain, S., Fankhauser, C.: Plant development: should I stop or should I grow?. Curr Biol 2012, 22:R645-7. URL

    Radotic, K., Roduit, C., Simonovic, J., Hornitschek, P., Fankhauser, C., Mutavdzic, D., Steinbach, G., Dietler, G., Kasas, S.: Atomic Force Microscopy Stiffness Tomography on Living Arabidopsis thaliana Cells Reveals the Mechanical Properties of Surface and Deep Cell-Wall Layers during Growth. Biophys J 2012, 103:386-94. URL

    Hornitschek, P., Kohnen, M. V., Lorrain, S., Rougemont, J., Ljung, K., Lopez-Vidriero, I., Franco-Zorrilla, J. M., Solano, R., Trevisan, M., Pradervand, S., Xenarios, I., Fankhauser, C.: Phytochrome interacting factors 4 and 5 control seedling growth in changing light conditions by directly controlling auxin signaling. Plant J 2012, 71:699-711. URL

    Dornbusch, T., Lorrain, S., Kuznetsov D., Fortier A., Liechti R., Xenarios I., Fankhauser C.: Measuring the diurnal pattern of leaf hyponasty and growth in Arabidopsis - a novel phenotyping approach using laser scanning. Functional Plant Biology 2012, 39:860-69. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Ulm, R.: Light-regulated interactions with SPA proteins underlie cryptochrome-mediated gene expression. Genes Dev 2011, 25:1004-9. URL

    Foreman, J., Johansson, H., Hornitschek, P., Josse, E. M., Fankhauser, C., Halliday, K. J.: Light receptor action is critical for maintaining plant biomass at warm ambient temperatures. Plant J 2011, 65:441-52. URL

    Gallego-Bartolome, J., Kami, C., Fankhauser, C., Alabadi, D., Blazquez, M. A.: A hormonal regulatory module that provides flexibility to tropic responses. Plant Physiol 2011, 156:1819-25. URL

    Ding, Z., Galvan-Ampudia, C. S., Demarsy, E., Langowski, L., Kleine-Vehn, J., Fan, Y., Morita, M. T., Tasaka, M., Fankhauser, C., Offringa, R., Friml, J.: Light-mediated polarization of the PIN3 auxin transporter for the phototropic response in Arabidopsis. Nat Cell Biol 2011, 13:447-52. URL

    de Carbonnel, M., Davis, P., Roelfsema, M. R., Inoue, S., Schepens, I., Lariguet, P., Geisler, M., Shimazaki, K., Hangarter, R., Fankhauser, C.: The Arabidopsis PHYTOCHROME KINASE SUBSTRATE2 protein is a phototropin signaling element that regulates leaf flattening and leaf positioning. Plant Physiol 2010, 152:1391-405. URL

    Debrieux, D., Fankhauser, C.: Light-induced degradation of phyA is promoted by transfer of the photoreceptor into the nucleus. Plant Mol Biol 2010, 73:687-95. URL

    Kami, C., Lorrain, S., Hornitschek, P., Fankhauser, C.: Light-regulated plant growth and development. Curr Top Dev Biol 2010, 91:29-66. URL

    Hornitschek, P., Lorrain, S., Zoete, V., Michielin, O., Fankhauser, C.: Inhibition of the shade avoidance response by formation of non-DNA binding bHLH heterodimers. Embo J 2009, 28:3893-902. URL

    Lorrain, S., Trevisan, M., Pradervand, S., Fankhauser, C.: Phytochrome Interacting Factors 4 and 5 redundantly limit seedling de-etiolation in continuous far-red light. Plant J 2009, 60:449-461. URL

    Demarsy, E., Fankhauser, C.: Higher plants use LOV to perceive blue light. Curr Opin Plant Biol 2009, 12:69-74. URL

    Stephenson, P. G., Fankhauser, C., Terry, M. J.: PIF3 is a repressor of chloroplast development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2009, 106:7654-9. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Chen, M.: Transposing phytochrome into the nucleus. Trends Plant Sci 2008, 13:596-601. URL

    Schepens, I., Boccalandro, H. E., Kami, C., Casal, J. J., Fankhauser, C.: PHYTOCHROME KINASE SUBSTRATE4 modulates phytochrome-mediated control of hypocotyl growth orientation. Plant Physiol 2008, 147:661-71. URL

    de Lucas*, M., Daviere*, J. M., Rodriguez-Falcon*, M., Pontin, M., Iglesias-Pedraz, J. M., Lorrain, S., Fankhauser, C., Blazquez, M. A., Titarenko, E., Prat, S.: A molecular framework for light and gibberellin control of cell elongation. Nature 2008, 451:480-4. URL

    Lorrain*, S., Allen*, T., Duek*, P. D., Whitelam, G. C., Fankhauser, C.: Phytochrome-mediated inhibition of shade avoidance involves degradation of growth-promoting bHLH transcription factors. Plant J 2008, 53:312-23. URL

    Boccalandro*, H. E., De Simone*, S. N., Bergmann-Honsberger, A., Schepens, I., Fankhauser, C., Casal, J. J.: PHYTOCHROME KINASE SUBSTRATE1 regulates root phototropism and gravitropism. Plant Physiol 2008, 146:108-15. URL

    Fiechter, V., Cameroni, E., Cerutti, L., De Virgilio, C., Barral, Y., Fankhauser, C.: The evolutionary conserved BER1 gene is involved in microtubule stability in yeast. Curr Genet 2008, 53:107-15. URL

    Genoud, T., Schweizer, F., Tscheuschler, A., Debrieux, D., Casal, J. J., Schafer, E., Hiltbrunner, A., Fankhauser, C.: FHY1 mediates nuclear import of the light-activated phytochrome A photoreceptor. PLoS Genet 2008, 4:e1000143. URL

    Genoud, T., Santa Cruz, M. T., Kulisic, T., Sparla, F., Fankhauser, C., Metraux, J. P.: The protein phosphatase 7 regulates phytochrome signaling in Arabidopsis. PLoS ONE 2008, 3:e2699. URL

    Trupkin, S. A., Debrieux, D., Hiltbrunner, A., Fankhauser, C., Casal, J. J.: The serine-rich N-terminal region of Arabidopsis phytochrome A is required for protein stability. Plant Mol Biol 2007, 63:669-78. URL

    Nozue, K., Covington, M. F., Duek, P. D., Lorrain, S., Fankhauser, C., Harmer, S. L., Maloof, J. N.: Rhythmic growth explained by coincidence between internal and external cues. Nature 2007, 448:358-61. URL

    Lorrain, S., Genoud, T., Fankhauser, C.: Let there be light in the nucleus!. Curr Opin Plant Biol 2006, 9:509-14. URL

    Lariguet, P., Schepens, I., Hodgson, D., Pedmale, U. V., Trevisan, M., Kami, C., de Carbonnel, M., Alonso, J. M., Ecker, J. R., Liscum, E., Fankhauser, C.: PHYTOCHROME KINASE SUBSTRATE 1 is a phototropin 1 binding protein required for phototropism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2006, 103:10134-9. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Lorrain, S. : Quand les plantes sortent de l'ombre. Pour la Science 2006,

    Fankhauser, C., Bowler, C. : Biochemical and molecular analysis of signaling components In Photomorphogenesis in Plants Edited by Schaefer, E., Nagy, F.; Dortrescht: Kluwer Academic Publishers; 2006:

    Duek, P. D., Fankhauser, C.: bHLH class transcription factors take centre stage in phytochrome signalling. Trends Plant Sci 2005, 10:51-4. URL

    Hiltbrunner, A., Viczian, A., Bury, E., Tscheuschler, A., Kircher, S., Toth, R., Honsberger, A., Nagy, F., Fankhauser, C., Schafer, E.: Nuclear accumulation of the phytochrome A photoreceptor requires FHY1. Curr Biol 2005, 15:2125-30. URL

    Lariguet, P, Fankhauser, C: The effect of the light and gravity on hypocotyl growth orientation In Light Sensing in Plants Edited by Masamitsu, Wada, Ken-ichiro, Shimazaki, Moritoshi, Iino; Tokyo: Springer Japan; 2005: 277-284.

    Fankhauser, C., Casal, J. J.: Phenotypic characterization of a photomorphogenic mutant. Plant J 2004, 39:747-60. URL

    Schepens, I., Duek, P., Fankhauser, C.: Phytochrome-mediated light signalling in Arabidopsis. Curr Opin Plant Biol 2004, 7:564-9. URL

    Sineshchekov, V., Fankhauser, C.: PKS1 and PKS2 affect the phyA state in etiolated Arabidopsis seedlings. Photochem Photobiol Sci 2004, 3:608-11. URL

    Casal, J. J., Fankhauser, C., Coupland, G., Blazquez, M. A.: Signalling for developmental plasticity. Trends Plant Sci 2004, 9:309-14. URL

    Duek, P. D., Elmer, M. V., van Oosten, V. R., Fankhauser, C.: The degradation of HFR1, a putative bHLH class transcription factor involved in light signaling, is regulated by phosphorylation and requires COP1. Curr Biol 2004, 14:2296-301. URL

    Lariguet, P., Fankhauser, C.: Hypocotyl growth orientation in blue light is determined by phytochrome A inhibition of gravitropism and phototropin promotion of phototropism. Plant J 2004, 40:826-34. URL

    Chen, M., Chory, J., Fankhauser, C.: Light signal transduction in higher plants. Annu Rev Genet 2004, 38:87-117. URL

    Halliday, K.J., Fankhauser, C. : Phytochrome-hormonal signalling networks. New Phytologist 2003, 157:449-463. URL

    Duek, P. D., Fankhauser, C.: HFR1, a putative bHLH transcription factor, mediates both phytochrome A and cryptochrome signalling. Plant J 2003, 34:827-36. URL

    Staiger, D., Allenbach, L., Salathia, N., Fiechter, V., Davis, S. J., Millar, A. J., Chory, J., Fankhauser, C.: The Arabidopsis SRR1 gene mediates phyB signaling and is required for normal circadian clock function. Genes Dev 2003, 17:256-68. URL

    Lariguet, P., Boccalandro, H. E., Alonso, J. M., Ecker, J. R., Chory, J., Casal, J. J., Fankhauser, C.: A growth regulatory loop that provides homeostasis to phytochrome a signaling. Plant Cell 2003, 15:2966-78. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Staiger, D.: Photoreceptors in Arabidopsis thaliana: light perception, signal transduction and entrainment of the endogenous clock. Planta 2002, 216:1-16. URL

    Fankhauser, C.: Light perception in plants: cytokinins and red light join forces to keep phytochrome B active. Trends Plant Sci 2002, 7:143-5. URL

    Liu, X. L., Covington, M. F., Fankhauser, C., Chory, J., Wagner, D. R.: ELF3 encodes a circadian clock-regulated nuclear protein that functions in an Arabidopsis PHYB signal transduction pathway. Plant Cell 2001, 13:1293-304. URL

    Zhao, Y., Christensen, S. K., Fankhauser, C., Cashman, J. R., Cohen, J. D., Weigel, D., Chory, J.: A role for flavin monooxygenase-like enzymes in auxin biosynthesis. Science 2001, 291:306-9. URL

    Fankhauser, C.: The phytochromes, a family of red/far-red absorbing photoreceptors. J Biol Chem 2001, 276:11453-6. URL

    Fankhauser, C. : The Genetics of Photomorphogenesis in Plants In The Encyclopaedia of Genetics Edited by S. Brenner (Academic Press); 2001: 1454-1458.

    Utzig, S., Fankhauser, C., Simanis, V.: Periodic accumulation of cdc15 mRNA is not necessary for septation in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. J Mol Biol 2000, 302:751-9. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Chory, J.: RSF1, an Arabidopsis locus implicated in phytochrome A signaling. Plant Physiol 2000, 124:39-45. URL

    Neff, M. M., Fankhauser, C., Chory, J.: Light: an indicator of time and place. Genes Dev 2000, 14:257-71. URL

    Spiegelman, J. I., Mindrinos, M. N., Fankhauser, C., Richards, D., Lutes, J., Chory, J., Oefner, P. J.: Cloning of the Arabidopsis RSF1 gene by using a mapping strategy based on high-density DNA arrays and denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography. Plant Cell 2000, 12:2485-2498. URL

    Fankhauser, C.: Phytochromes as light-modulated protein kinases. Semin Cell Dev Biol 2000, 11:467-73. URL

    Weigel, D., Ahn, J. H., Blazquez, M. A., Borevitz, J. O., Christensen, S. K., Fankhauser, C., Ferrandiz, C., Kardailsky, I., Malancharuvil, E. J., Neff, M. M., Nguyen, J. T., Sato, S., Wang, Z. Y., Xia, Y., Dixon, R. A., Harrison, M. J., Lamb, C. J., Yanofsky, M. F., Chory, J.: Activation tagging in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 2000, 122:1003-13. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Yeh, K. C., Lagarias, J. C., Zhang, H., Elich, T. D., Chory, J.: PKS1, a substrate phosphorylated by phytochrome that modulates light signaling in Arabidopsis. Science 1999, 284:1539-41. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Chory, J.: Light receptor kinases in plants!. Curr Biol 1999, 9:R123-6. URL

    Jarvis, P., Chen, L. J., Li, H., Peto, C. A., Fankhauser, C., Chory, J.: An Arabidopsis mutant defective in the plastid general protein import apparatus. Science 1998, 282:100-3. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Chory, J.: Light control of plant development. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 1997, 13:203-29. URL

    Chory, J., Chatterjee, M., Cook, R. K., Elich, T., Fankhauser, C., Li, J., Nagpal, P., Neff, M., Pepper, A., Poole, D., Reed, J., Vitart, V.: From seed germination to flowering, light controls plant development via the pigment phytochrome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996, 93:12066-71. URL

    Sohrmann, M., Fankhauser, C., Brodbeck, C., Simanis, V.: The dmf1/mid1 gene is essential for correct positioning of the division septum in fission yeast. Genes Dev 1996, 10:2707-19. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Reymond, A., Cerutti, L., Utzig, S., Hofmann, K., Simanis, V.: The S. pombe cdc15 gene is a key element in the reorganization of F-actin at mitosis. Cell 1995, 82:435-44. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Simanis, V.: Cold fission: splitting the pombe cell at room temperature. Trends Cell Biol 1994, 4:96-101. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Simanis, V.: The cdc7 protein kinase is a dosage dependent regulator of septum formation in fission yeast. Embo J 1994, 13:3011-9. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Simanis, V.: The Schizosaccharomyces pombe cdc14 gene is required for septum formation and can also inhibit nuclear division. Mol Biol Cell 1993, 4:531-9. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Marks, J., Reymond, A., Simanis, V.: The S. pombe cdc16 gene is required both for maintenance of p34cdc2 kinase activity and regulation of septum formation: a link between mitosis and cytokinesis?. Embo J 1993, 12:2697-704. URL

    Courtot, C., Fankhauser, C., Simanis, V., Lehner, C. F.: The Drosophila cdc25 homolog twine is required for meiosis. Development 1992, 116:405-16. URL

    Marks, J., Fankhauser, C., Reymond, A., Simanis, V.: Cytoskeletal and DNA structure abnormalities result from bypass of requirement for the cdc10 start gene in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. J Cell Sci 1992, 101 ( Pt 3):517-28. URL

    Marks, J., Fankhauser, C., Simanis, V.: Genetic interactions in the control of septation in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. J Cell Sci 1992, 101 ( Pt 4):801-8. URL

    Fankhauser, C., Izaurralde, E., Adachi, Y., Wingfield, P., Laemmli, U. K.: Specific complex of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 rev and nucleolar B23 proteins: dissociation by the Rev response element. Mol Cell Biol 1991, 11:2567-75. URL
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