Dr Judith Katharina Paulus

Research interests

Protein chemistry, activity based protein profiling, structural biology

Group Leader: Professor Renier van der Hoorn

I develop ABPP-based assays for the prediction of seed quality within an European Trans-Bio (ETB) project entitled 'PredicSeed'.

Contact details

Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Tel: +44 7425734822 (mobile)

ResearchGate profile


Paulus JK, Förster K, Groth G. Direct and selective small-molecule inhibition of photosynthetic PEP carboxylase: New approach to combat C4 weeds in arable crops FEBS Letters,2014 Jun 5, 588(12):2101-6

Schlieper D, Förster K, Paulus JK, Groth G. Resolving the activation site of positive regulators in plant phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase Molecular Plant, 2014 Feb, 7(2):437-40

Paulus JK, Niehus C, Groth G. Evolution of C4 phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase: enhanced feedback inhibitor tolerance is determined by a single residue Molecular Plant, 2013 Nov, 6(6):1996-9

Paulus JK, Schlieper D, Groth G. Greater efficiency of photosynthetic carbon fixation due to single amino-acid substitution. Nature Communication, 2013, 4:1518 


PCT/EP2012/076648 "Selective Inhibition of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylases of C4 plants" (filed on December 21st, 2012, at the European Patent Office).

PCT/EP2014/050766 "Selective inhibition of C4-PEP carboxylases" (filed on January 16th, 2013, at the European Patent Office).