Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters


Grewe, F., Huang, J.-P., Leavitt, S. D., & Lumbsch, H. T. (2017). Reference-based RADseq resolves robust relationships among closely related species of lichen-forming fungi using metagenomic DNA. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 9884 pdf


Sultan, L.D., Mileshina, D., Grewe, F., Rolle, K., Abudraham, S., Głodowicz, P., Niazi, A.K., Shevtsov, S., Klipcan, L., & Barciszewski, J. (2016) The reverse-transcriptase/RNA-maturase protein MatR is required for the splicing of various group II introns in Brassicaceae mitochondria. The Plant Cell 28(11):2805-2829. pdf

Guo, W., Grewe, F., Fan, W., Young G.J., Knoop, V., Palmer J.D. & Mower, J.P. (2016) Ginkgo and Welwitschia mitogenomes reveal extreme contrasts in gymnosperm mitochondrial evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33(6):1448-1460. pdf

Grewe, F., Zhu, A. & Mower, J.P. (2016) Loss of a Trans-Splicing nad1 Intron from Geraniaceae and Transfer of the Maturase Gene matR to the Nucleus in Pelargonium. Genome Biology and Evolution 8 (10), 3193-3201. pdf

Lutz, H.L., Marra, N.J., Grewe, F., Carlson, J.S., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G. & Stanhope, M.  (2016) Laser capture microdissection microscopy and genome sequencing of the avian malaria parasite, Plasmodium relictum. Parasitology Research 115 (12), 4503-4510. link

Knie, N., Grewe, F. & Knoop, V. (2016) Monilophyte mitochondrial rps1 genes carry a unique group II intron that likely originated from an ancient paralog in rpl2. RNA 22 (9), 1338-1348. pdf

Knie, N., Grewe, F., Fischer, S. & Knoop, V. (2016) Reverse U-to-C editing exceeds C-to-U RNA editing in some ferns–a monilophyte-wide comparison of chloroplast and mitochondrial RNA editing suggests independent evolution of the two processes in both organelles. BMC evolutionary biology, 16 (1), 134. pdf

Leavitt, S.D.*, Grewe, F.*, Widhelm, T., Muggia, L., Wray, B., & Lumbsch, H.T. (2016). Resolving evolutionary relationships in lichen-forming fungi using diverse phylogenomic datasets and analytical approaches. Scientific Reports, 6:22262. *Co-first authorship pdf


Park, S., Grewe, F., Zhu, A., Ruhlman, T.A., Sabir, J., Mower, J.P., & Jansen, R.K. (2015). Dynamic evolution of Geranium mitochondrial genomes through multiple horizontal and intracellular gene transfers. New Phytologist, 208, 570-583. pdf

Jain, K., Krause, K., Grewe, F., Nelson, G.F., Weber, A.P.M., Christensen, A.C., & Mower, J.P. (2015). Extreme features of the Galdieria sulphuraria organellar genomes: a consequence of polyextremophily? Genome Biology and Evolution, 7(1), 367-380. pdf

Knie, N., Fischer, S., Grewe, F., Polsakiewicz, M., & Knoop, V. (2015). Horsetails are sister group to all monilophytes and Marattiales are sister to leptosporangiate ferns. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 90, 140-149. pdf

Guo, W., Grewe, F., & Mower, J.P. (2015). Variable Frequency of Plastid RNA Editing among Ferns and Repeated Loss of Uridine-to-Cytidine Editing from Vascular Plants. PLoS ONE, 10(1):e0117075. pdf


Grewe, F., Edger, P.E., Keren, I., Sultan, L., Pires, J.C., Ostersetzer-Biran, O., & Mower, J.P. (2014). Comparative analysis of 11 Brassicales mitochondrial genomes and the mitochondrial transcriptome of Brassica oleracea. Mitochondrion, 19, 135-143. pdf

Guo, W., Grewe, F., Coba-Clark, A., Fan, W., Duan, Z., Adams, R.P., Schwarzbach, A.E. & Mower, J.P. (2014). Predominant and substoichiometric isomers of the plastid genome coexist within Juniperus plants and have shifted multiple times during cupressophyte evolution. Genome Biology and Evolution, 6 (3), 580-590.


Grewe F., Guo W., Gubbels, E.A., Hansen, A.K., & Mower, J.P. (2013). Complete plastid genomes from Ophioglossum californicum, Psilotum nudum, and Equisetum hyemale reveal an ancestral land plant genome structure and resolve the position of Equisetales among monilophytes. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13:8. pdf


Hecht, J.*, Grewe, F.*, & Knoop, V. (2011). Extreme RNA editing in coding islands and abundant microsatellites in repeat sequences of Selaginella moellendorffii mitochondria: The root of frequent plant mtDNA recombination in early tracheophytes. Genome Biology and Evolution, 3, 344-358. *Co-first authorship pdf

Grewe, F., Herres, S., Viehöver, P., Polsakiewicz, M., Weisshaar, B., & Knoop, V. (2011). A unique transcriptome: 1782 positions of RNA editing alter 1406 codon identities in mitochondrial mRNAs of the lycophyte Isoetes engelmanniiNucleic Acids Research, 39(7), 2890-2902. pdf

Knoop, V., Volkmar, U., Hecht, J., & Grewe, F. (2011). Mitochondrial genome evolution in the plant lineage. Chapter 1 in: “Plant Mitochondria” (F. Kempken, Ed.), Advances in Plant Biology, Springer. pdf


Lenz, H., Ruedinger, M., Volkmar, U., Fischer, S., Herres, S., Grewe, F., & Knoop, V. (2010). Introducing the plant RNA editing prediction and analysis computer tool PREPACT and an update on RNA editing site nomenclature. Current Genetics, 56(2), 189-201. pdf


Grewe, F., Viehoever, P., Weisshaar, B., & Knoop, V. (2009). A trans-splicing group I intron and tRNA-hyperediting in the mitochondrial genome of the lycophyte Isoetes engelmanniiNucleic Acids Research, 37(15), 5093-5104. pdf


Groth-Malonek, M., Pruchner, D., Grewe, F., & Knoop, V. (2005). Ancestors of trans-splicing mitochondrial introns support serial sister group relationships of hornworts and mosses with vascular plants. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 22(1), 117-125. pdf

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