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Dr Moritz Meyer

Contract Research Staff
Dr Moritz Meyer
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Cambridge
Downing Street

Cambridge CB2 3EA
Office Phone: 01223 330218

Key Publications

  • Atkinson N, Leitão N, Orr DJ, Meyer MT, Carmo-Silva E, Griffiths H, Smith AM, McCormick AJ (2017) Rubisco small subunits from the unicellular green alga chlamydomonas complement Rubisco-defciient mutants of Arabidopsis New Phytologist, doi: 10.1111/nph.14414
  • Meyer MT, McCormick AJ, Griffiths H (2016) Will an algal CO2-concentrating mechanism work in higher plants? Current Opinion in Plant Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.04.009.
  • Mackinder LCM, Meyer MT, Mettler Altmann T, Chen V, Mitchell MC, Caspari O, Freeman Rosenzweig ES, Pallesen L, Reeves G, Itakura A, Roth R, Sommer F, Geimer S, Mühlhaus T, Schroda M, Goodenough U, Stitt M, Griffiths H, Jonikas MC (2016) A repeat protein links Rubisco to form the eukaryotic carbon concentrating organelle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1522866113.
  • Atkinson N, Feike D, Mackinder LCM, Meyer MT, Griffiths H, Jonikas MJ, Smith AS, McCormick AJ (2016) Introducing an algal carbon concentrating mechanism into higher plants: location and incorporation of key components. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14, 1302-1315. doi:10.1111/pbi.1249.
  • Meyer MT, Griffiths H (2015) The internal plumbing of algal chloroplasts. eLife, doi:10.7554/eLife.05983.
  • Mitchell MC, Meyer MT, Griffiths H (2014) Dynamics of carbon-concentrating mechanism induction and protein relocalization during dark-to-light transition in synchronized Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Physiolology 166, 1073-1082. doi:
  • Meyer MT, Griffiths H (2013). Origins and diversity of eukaryotic CO2-concentrating mechanisms: lessons for the future. Journal of Experimental Botany 64, 769-786. doi:10.1093/jxb/ers390.

  • Meyer MT, Genkov T, Skepper JN, Jouhet J, Mitchell MC, Spreitzer RJ, Griffiths H (2012). Rubisco small-subunit α-helices control pyrenoid formation in ChlamydomonasProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, 19474-19479. doi:10.1073/pnas.1210993109.

  • Genkov T, Meyer MT, Griffiths H, Spreitzer RJ (2010). Functional hybrid rubisco enzymes with plant small subunits and algal large subunits engineered rbcS cDNA for expression in ChlamydomonasJournal of Biological Chemistry 285, 19833-19841. doi:.
  • Meyer MT, Seibt U, Griffiths H (2008). To concentrate or ventilate? Carbon acquisition, isotope discrimination and physiological ecology of early land plant life forms. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 363, 2767-2778. doi:.