Dr. Anna Ostendorf (geb. Beike)

Paläobotanik (Bryophyta)


0711 / 8936-170
0711 / 8936-100



  • Malkowsky Y, Ostendorf AK, Roth-Nebelsick A (2018) Funariaceae Underground – A Spore Bank for Physcomitrella patens and Physcomitrium eurystomum. Herzogia 31, 791-797
  • Nebel M, Beike AK (2018) How molecular phylogenetics improve our understanding of bryophyte evolution, morphology and ecology – a tribute to the mossy side of Josef POELT in Blanz P (ed.) Biodiversity and Ecology of Fungi, Lichens, and Mosses, Biosystematics and Ecology Series 34


  • Malkowsky Y, Ostendorf AK, Gessel N, Nguyen L, Lang D, Menges A, Roth-Nebelsick A, Reski R (2017) Evolutive Ansätze für explorative Entwurfsmethoden in der Architektur in Knippers J, Schmid U, Speck T (eds.), Baubionik: Biologie beflügelt Architektur. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Serie C, Band 82, Stuttgart: Naturkundemuseum Stuttgart, pp 102-108. (ISSN: 0341-0161)


  • Nguyen L, Lang D, van Gessel N, Beike AK, Menges A, Reski R, Roth-Nebelsick A (2016) Evolutionary processes as models for exploratory design. In: Knippers J, Nickel K & Speck T (eds.) Biologically-Inspired Systems. Springer International Publishing Book Series, Switzerland, Volume 9, pp. 295-318
  • Reski R, Decker E, Beike AK, Giordano S, Adamo P, Tretiach M, Spagnuolo V, Bargagli R, Aboal Vinas JR, Real Rodriguez C, Fernandez Escribano J, Carballeira Ocana A, Lopez Mahia P, Muniategui Lorenzo SN, Prada Rodriguez D, Pinero Iglesias M, Concha Grana E, Gonzalez A, Pokrovsky O, Rey Asensio AI, Ramos Gomez J, Martinez-Abaigar J, Zechmeister HG (2016) Passive contaminant sensor device used to sense air pollutants comprising polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons or heavy metals or their compounds, comprises axenic devitalized moss clone. Patent EP3076171-A1; WO2016156443-A1
  • Di Palma A, Crespo Pardo D, Spagnuolo V, Adamo P, Bargagli R, Cafasso D, Capozzi F, Aboale JR, González AG, Pokrovsky O, Beike AK, Reski R, Tretiach M, Varela Z, Giordano S (2016) Molecular and chemical characterization of a Sphagnum palustre clone: Key steps towards a standardized and sustainable moss bag technique. Ecological Indicators 71: 388-397
  • Gonzalez AG, Pokrovsky OS, Beike AK, Reski R, Di Palma A, Adamo P, Giordano S, Fernandez AJ (2016) Metal and proton adsorption capacities of natural and cloned Sphagnum mosses. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 461: 326-334
  • Gonzalez AG, Jimenez-Villacorta F, Beike AK, Reski R, Adamo P, Pokrovsky OS (2016) Chemical and structural characterization of copper adsorbed on mosses (Bryophyta). Journal of Hazardous Materials 308: 343-354


  • Beike AK, Spagnuolo V, Lüth V, Steinhart F, Ramos-Gómez J, Krebs M, Adamo P, Rey-Asensio AI, Fernández JA, Giordano S, Decker EL, Reski R (2015) Clonal in vitro propagation of peat mosses (Sphagnum L.) as novel green resources for basic and applied research. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 120:1037-1049
  • Beike AK, Lang D, Zimmer A, Wüst F, Trautmann D, Wiedemann G, Beyer P, Decker E, Reski R (2015) Insights from the cold transcriptome of Physcomitrella patens: global specialization pattern of conserved transcriptional regulators and identification of orphan genes involved in cold acclimation. New Phytologist 205: 869–881


  • Beike AK, Stackelberg Mv, Schallenberg-Rüdinger M, Hanke ST, Follo M, Quandt D, McDaniel S, Reski R, Tan BC, Rensing SA (2014) Molecular evidence for convergent evolution and allopolyploid speciation within the Physcomitrium-Physcomitrella species complex. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 158
  • Beike AK, Jaeger C, Zink F, Decker EL, Reski R (2014) High contents of very long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in different moss species. Plant Cell Reports 33: 245-254


  • Rensing SA, Beike AK, Lang D (2013) Evolutionary importance of generative polyploidy for genome evolution of haploid-dominant land plants. In Plant Genome Diversity Volume 2: 295-305


  • Scholz J, Brodhun F, Hornung E, Herrfurth C, Stumpe M, Beike AK, Faltin B, Frank W, Reski R, Feussner I (2012) Biosynthesis of allene oxides in Physcomitrella patens. BMC Plant Biology 12: 228
  • Parsons J, Altmann F, Arrenberg CK, Koprivova A, Beike AK, Stemmer C, Gorr G, Reski R, Decker EL (2012) Moss-based production of asialo-erythropoietin devoid of Lewis A and other plant-typical carbohydrate determinants. Plant Biotechnology Journal 10: 851-861
  • Arif MA, Fattash I, Ma Z, Cho SH, Beike AK, Reski R, Axtell MJ, Frank W (2012) DICER-LIKE3 activity in Physcomitrella patens DICER-LIKE4 mutants causes severe developmental dysfunction and sterility. Molecular Plant 5: 1281-1294


  • Beike AK, Horst NA, Rensing SA (2010) Technical Notes: Axenic bryophyte in vitro cultivation. Journal of Endocytobiosis and Cell Research 20: 102-108
  • Stumpe M, Göbel C, Faltin B, Beike AK, Hause B, Himmelsbach K, Bode J, Kramell R, Wasternack C, Frank W, Reski R, Feussner I (2010) The moss Physcomitrella patens contains cyclopentenones but no jasmonates: Mutations in allene oxide cyclase lead to reduced fertility and altered sporophyte morphologyNew Phytologist 188: 740–749
  • Beike AK, Decker EL, Frank W, Lang D, Verliet-Scheebaum M, Zimmer AD, Reski R (2010) Applied Bryology – Bryotechnology. Tropical Bryology 31: 22-32
  • Beike AK, Rensing SA (2010) The Physcomitrella patens genome – a first stepping stone towards understanding bryophyte and land plant evolution. Tropical Bryology 31: 43-49