• Smertenko AAssaad FBaluška FBezanilla MBuschmann HDrakakaki GHauser MTJanson MMineyuki YMoore IMüller SMurata TOtegui MSPanteris ERasmussen CSchmit ACŠamaj JSamuels LStaehelin LAVan Damme DWasteneys GŽárský V. (2017) Plant Cytokinesis: Terminology for Structures and Processes. Trends in Cell Biology. pii: S0962-8924(17)30145-9. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2017.08.008.

  • Himschoot E, Pleskot R, Van Damme D, Vanneste S. (2017) The ins and outs of Ca2+ in plant endomembrane trafficking. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.09.003                                                                                                                    
  • Pečenková T, Janda M, Ortmannová J, Hajná V, Stehlíková Z, Žárský V. (2017) Early Arabidopsis root hair growth stimulation by pathogenic strains of Pseudomonas syringae. Annals of Botany Page 1 of 10, doi:10.1093/aob/mcx073.

  • Timr Š, Pleskot R, Kadlec J, Kohagen M, Magarkar A, Jungwirth P. (2017) Membrane Binding of Recoverin: From Mechanistic Understanding to Biological Functionality.  ACS Central Science Article ASAP. doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00210

  • Synek L, Vukašinović N, Kulich I, Hála M, Aldorfová K, Fendrych M, Žárský V. (2017) EXO70C2 Is a Key Regulatory Factor for Optimal Tip Growth of Pollen. Plant Physiol. doi: 10.1104/pp.16.01282.

  • Pompa ADe Marchis FPallotta MTBenitez-Alfonso YJones ASchipper KMoreau KŽárský VDi Sansebastiano GPBellucci M. (2017), Unconventional Transport Routes of Soluble and Membrane Proteins and Their Role in Developmental Biology. Int J Mol Sci. doi: 10.3390/ijms18040703.

  • Rawat, A., Brejšková, L., Hála, M., Cvrčková, F. and Žárský, V. (2017), The Physcomitrella patens exocyst subunit EXO70.3d has distinct roles in growth and development, and is essential for completion of the moss life cycle. New Phytol. doi:10.1111/nph.14548

  • Pečenková, T.; Pleskot, R.; Žárský, V. (2017) Subcellular Localization of Arabidopsis Pathogenesis-Related 1 (PR1) Protein. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, 825. 

  • Sabol P.; Kulich, I.; Žárský, V. (2017) RIN4 recruits the exocyst subunit EXO70B1 to the plasma membrane. J Exp Bot. erx007. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erx007

  • Bílková E.*, Pleskot R.*, Rissanen S.*, Sun S.*, Czogalla A., Cwiklik L., Rog T., Vattulainen I., Cremer P. S., Jungwirth P., Coskun Ü.  (2017) Calcium directly regulates phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate headgroup conformation and recognition. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. *Equally contributing authors

  • Gibalová A., Steinbachová L., Hafidh S., Bláhová V., Gadiou Z., Michailidis C., Műller K., Pleskot R., Dupľáková N., Honys D. (2017) Characterization of pollen-expressed bZIP protein interactions and the role of ATbZIP18 in the male gametophyte. PLANT REPRODUCTION 30(1):1-17.

  • Sekereš J, Pejchar P, Šantrůček J, Vukasinović N, Žárský V, Potocký M. (2017) Analysis of exocyst subunit EXO70 family reveals distinct membrane domains in tobacco pollen tubes. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 173(3):1659-1675.

  • Vukašinović N, Oda Y, Pejchar P, Synek L, Pečenková T, Rawat A, Sekereš J, Potocký M, Žárský V. (2017) Microtubule-dependent targeting of the exocyst complex is necessary for xylem development in Arabidopsis. NEW PHYTOLOGIST 213(3):1052-1067.


  • Bloch D*, Pleskot R*, Pejchar P*, Potocký M, Trpkošová P, Cwiklik L, Vukašinović N, Sternberg H, Yalovsky S and Žárský V (2016) Exocyst SEC3 and phosphoinositides define sites of exocytosis in pollen tube initiation and growth. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 172(2):980-1002. *Equally contributing authors

  • Drabešová J, Černá L, Mašterová H, Koloušková P, Potocký M, Štorchová H. (2016) The Evolution of the FT/TFL1 Genes in Amaranthaceae and Their Expression Patterns in the Course of Vegetative Growth and Flowering in Chenopodium rubrum.  G3-GENES GENOMES GENETICS 6(10):3065-3076.

  • Junková P., Prchal J., Spiwok V., Pleskot R., Kadlec J., Krásný L., Hynek R., Hrabal R., Ruml T. (2016) Molecular aspects of the interaction between Mason-Pfizer monkey virus matrix protein and artificial phospholipid membrane. PROTEINS, 84(11):1717-1727

  • Pečenková T, Sabol P, Kulich I, Ortmannová J, Žárský V. (2016) Constitutive Negative Regulation of R Proteins in Arabidopsis also via Autophagy Related Pathway?. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 7():260.

  • Cvrčková FOulehlová DŽárský V. (2016). On growth and formins. Plant Signal Behav. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2016.1155017.

  • Rosero A, Oulehlová D, Stillerová L, Schiebertová P, Grunt M, Žárský V, Cvrčková F. (2016) Arabidopsis FH1 Formin Affects Cotyledon Pavement Cell Shape by Modulating Cytoskeleton Dynamics. PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY 57(3):488-504.

  • Zhang CH, Brown MQ, van de Ven W, Zhang ZM, Wu B, Young MC, Synek L, Borchardt D, Harrison R, Pan SQ, Luo N, Huang YMM, Ghang YJ, Ung N, Li RX, Isley J, Morikis D, Song JK, Guo W, Hooley RJ, Chang CEA, Yang ZB, Žárský V, Muday GK, Hicks GR, Raikhel NV. (2016) Endosidin2 targets conserved exocyst complex subunit EXO70 to inhibit exocytosis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 113(1):E41-E50.

  • Žárský V. (2016) Clathrin in plant defense signaling and execution. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 113(39):10745-10747.

  • Ghorbani SHoogewijs KPečenková TFernandez AInzé AEeckhout DKawa DDe Jaeger GBeeckman TMadder AVan Breusegem F1, Hilson P. (2016). The SBT6.1 subtilase processes the GOLVEN1 peptide controlling cell elongation. J Exp Bot. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw241. Epub 2016 Jun 16.


  • Cvrčková F, Oulehlová D, Žárský V. (2015) Formins: Linking Cytoskeleton and Endomembranes in Plant Cells. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES 16(1):1-18.

  • Kulich I, Vojtíková Z, Glanc M, Ortmannová J, Rasmann S, Žárský V. (2015) Cell Wall Maturation of Arabidopsis Trichomes Is Dependent on Exocyst Subunit EXO70H4 and Involves Callose Deposition. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 168(1):120-131.

  • Pleskot R*, Cwiklik L, Jungwirth P, Žárský V and Potocký M. (2015) Membrane targeting of the yeast exocyst complex. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOMEMBRANES  1848(7):1481-1489.

  • Sekereš J, Pleskot R, Pejchar P, Žárský V and Potocký M. (2015) The song of lipids and proteins: dynamic lipid-protein interfaces in the regulation of plant cell polarity at different scales. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 66(6):1587-1598.

  • Pejchar P, Potocký M, Krčková Z, Brouzdová J, Daněk M and Martinec J (2015) Non-specific phospholipase C4 mediates response to aluminum toxicity in Arabidopsis thaliana. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 6:66.

  • Žárský V. (2015) GABA receptor found in plants. NATURE PLANTS 1(8):15115.


  • Bezvoda R, Pleskot R, Žárský V and Potocký M. (2014) Antisense oligodeoxynucleotide-mediated gene knockdown in pollen tubes. PLANT CELL MORPHOGENESIS: METHODS AND PROTOCOLS 1080:231-236.

  • Kulich I, Žárský V. (2014) Autophagy-Related Direct Membrane Import from ER/Cytoplasm into the Vacuole or Apoplast: A Hidden Gateway also for Secondary Metabolites and Phytohormones?. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES 15(5):7462-7474.

  • Luštinec J, Cvrčková F, Čížková J, Dolezel J, Kaminek M, Žárský V. (2014) Multiple, concentration-dependent effects of sucrose, auxins and cytokinins in explant cultures of kale and tobacco. ACTA PHYSIOLOGIAE PLANTARUM 36(8):1981-1991.

  • Pleskot R, Pejchar P, Staiger CJ and Potocký M. (2014) When fat is not bad: the regulation of actin dynamics by phospholipid signaling molecules. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 5:5.

  • Potocký M*, Pleskot R*, Pejchar P*, Vitale N, Kost B and Žárský V. (2014) Live-cell imaging of phosphatidic acid dynamics in pollen tubes visualized by Spo20p-derived biosensor. NEW PHYTOLOGIST 203(2):483-94. *Equally contributing authors

  • Rosero A, Žárský V, Cvrčková F. (2014) Visualizing and Quantifying the In Vivo Structure and Dynamics of the Arabidopsis Cortical Cytoskeleton Using CLSM and VAEM. PLANT CELL MORPHOGENESIS: METHODS AND PROTOCOLS 1080:87-97.

  • Rybak K, Steiner A, Synek L, Klaeger S, Kulich I, Facher E, Wanner G, Kuster B, Žárský V, Persson S, Assaad FF. (2014) Plant Cytokinesis Is Orchestrated by the Sequential Action of the TRAPPII and Exocyst Tethering Complexes. DEVELOPMENTAL CELL 29(5):607-620.

  • Synek L, Sekereš J, Žárský V. (2014) The exocyst at the interface between cytoskeleton and membranes in eukaryotic cells. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 4():543.

  • Vukasinovic N, Cvrčková F, Eliáš M, Cole R, Fowler JE, Žárský V, Synek L. (2014) Dissecting a Hidden Gene Duplication: The Arabidopsis thaliana SEC10 Locus. PLOS ONE 9(4):e94077.

  • Cvrčková F1, Hála M. (2014) Heterologous expression in budding yeast as a tool for studying the plant cell morphogenesis machinery. Methods Mol Biol. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-643-6_23.

  • Yalovsky S, Žárský V. (2014) Editorial overview: Cell biology. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY 22():V-VIII.

  • Žárský V, Cvrčková F. (2014) Plant Cell Morphogenesis Methods and Protocols. PLANT CELL MORPHOGENESIS: METHODS AND PROTOCOLS 1080():V-VI.


  • Drdová EJ, Synek L, Pečenková T, Hála M, Kulich I, Fowler JE, Murphy AS, Žárský V. (2013) The exocyst complex contributes to PIN auxin efflux carrier recycling and polar auxin transport in Arabidopsis. PLANT JOURNAL 73(5):709-719.

  • Fendrych M, Synek L, Pečenková T, Drdová EJ, Sekereš J, de Rycke R, Nowack MK, Žárský V. (2013) Visualization of the exocyst complex dynamics at the plasma membrane of Arabidopsis thaliana. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL 24(4):510-520.

  • Kulich I, Pečenková T, Sekereš̌ J, Smetaná O, Fendrych M, Foissner I, Hoftberger M, Žárský V. (2013) Arabidopsis Exocyst Subcomplex Containing Subunit EXO70B1 Is Involved in Autophagy-Related Transport to the Vacuole. TRAFFIC 14(11):1155-1165.

  • Pleskot R, Li J, Žárský V, Potocký M and Staiger CJ. (2013) Regulation of cytoskeletal dynamics by phospholipase D and phosphatidic acid. TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCE 18(9):496-504.

  • Pokotylo I, Pejchar P, Potocký M, Kocourková D, Krčková Z, Ruelland E, Kravets V and Martinec J. (2013) The plant non-specific phospholipase C gene family. Novel competitors in lipid signalling. PROGRESS IN LIPID RESEARCH 52(1):62-79.

  • Rosero A, Žárský V, Cvrčková F. (2013) AtFH1 formin mutation affects actin filament and microtubule dynamics in Arabidopsis thaliana. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 64(2):585-597.

  • Žárský V, Kulich I, Fendrych M, Pečenková T. (2013) Exocyst complexes multiple functions in plant cells secretory pathways. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY 16(6):726-733.


  • Cvrčková F, Grunt M, Žárský V. (2012) Expression of GFP-mTalin reveals an actin-related role for the Arabidopsis Class II formin AtFH12. BIOLOGIA PLANTARUM 56(3):431-440.

  • Cvrčková F, Grunt M, Bezvoda R, Hála M, Kulich I, Rawat A, Žárský V. (2012) Evolution of the land plant exocyst complexes. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 3():159.

  • Genre A, Ivanov S, Fendrych M, Faccio A, Žárský V, Bisseling T, Bonfante P. (2012) Multiple Exocytotic Markers Accumulate at the Sites of Perifungal Membrane Biogenesis in Arbuscular Mycorrhizas. PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY 53(1):244-255.

  • Pleskot R, Pejchar P, Žárský V, Staiger CJ and Potocký M. (2012) Structural insights into the inhibition of actin-capping protein by interactions with phosphatidic acid and phosphatidylinositol (4,5)-bisphosphate. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY 8(11):e1002765. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002765.

  • Li J, Pleskot R, Henty-Ridilla JL, Blanchoin L, Potocký M and Staiger CJ. (2012) Arabidopsis capping protein senses cellular phosphatidic acid levels and transduces these into changes in actin cytoskeleton dynamics. PLANT SIGNALLING AND BEHAVIOUR 7(12).

  • Potocký M, Pejchar P, Gutkowska M, Jimenéz MJ, Potocká A, Alché JD, Kost B, Žárský V. (2012) NADPH oxidase activity in pollen tubes is affected by calcium ions, signaling phospholipids and Rac/Rop GTPases. JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 169(16):1654-63.

  • Pleskot R, Pejchar P, Bezvoda R, Lichtscheidl IK, Wolters-Arts M, Marc J, Žárský V and Potocký M (2012) Turnover of phosphatidic acid through distinct signalling pathways affects multiple aspects of tobacco pollen tube tip growth. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE, 3:54.

  • Stegmann M, Anderson RG, Ichimura K, Pečenková T, Reuter P, Žárský V, McDowell JM, Shirasu K, Trujillo M. (2012) The Ubiquitin Ligase PUB22 Targets a Subunit of the Exocyst Complex Required for PAMP-Triggered Responses in Arabidopsis. PLANT CELL 24(11):4703-4716.

  • Žárský V. (2012) Jan Evangelista Purkyně/Purkinje (1787-1869) and the establishment of cellular physiology-Wrocaw/Breslau as a central European cradle for a new science. PROTOPLASMA 249(4):1173-1179.


  • Fodor-Dunai C, Fricke I, Potocký M, Dorjgotov D, Domoki M, Jurca ME, Otvös K, Žárský V, Berken A and Fehér A. (2011) The phosphomimetic mutation of an evolutionarily conserved serine residue affects the signaling properties of Rho of plants (ROPs). PLANT JOURNAL 66(4):669-679.

  • Pečenková T, Hála M, Kulich I, Kocourková D, Drdová E, Fendrych M, Toupalová H, Žárský V. (2011) The role for the exocyst complex subunits Exo70B2 and Exo70H1 in the plant-pathogen interaction. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 62(6):2107-2116.


  • Deeks MJ*, Fendrych M*, Smertenko A, Bell KS, Oparka K, Cvrčková F, Žárský V, Hussey PJ. (2010) The plant formin AtFH4 interacts with both actin and microtubules, and contains a newly identified microtubule-binding domain. JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE 123(8):1209-1215. *Equally contributing authors

  • Fendrych M, Synek L, Pečenková T, Toupalová H, Cole R, Drdová E, Nebesářová J, Šedinová M, Hála M, Fowler JE, Žárský V. (2010) The Arabidopsis Exocyst Complex Is Involved in Cytokinesis and Cell Plate Maturation. PLANT CELL 22(9):3053-3065.

  • Hála M, Soukupová H, Synek L, Žárský V. (2010) Arabidopsis RAB geranylgeranyl transferase beta-subunit mutant is constitutively photomorphogenic, and has shoot growth and gravitropic defects. PLANT JOURNAL 62(4):615-627.

  • Kulich I, Cole R, Drdová E, Cvrčková F, Soukup A, Fowler J, Žárský V. (2010) Arabidopsis exocyst subunits SEC8 and EXO70A1 and exocyst interactor ROH1 are involved in the localized deposition of seed coat pectin. NEW PHYTOLOGIST 188(2):615-625.

  • Pejchar P, Potocký M, Novotná Z, Veselková S, Kocourková D, Valentová O, Schwarzerová K and Martinec J. (2010) Aluminium ions inhibit the formation of diacylglycerol generated by phosphatidylcholine-hydrolysing phospholipase C in tobacco cells. NEW PHYTOLOGIST 188(1):150-160.

  • Žárský V and Potocký M. (2010) Recycling domains in plant cell morphogenesis: small GTPase effectors, plasma membrane signalling and the exocyst. BIOCHEMICAL SOCIETY TRANSACTIONS 8(2):723-728.

  • Pleskot R*, Potocký M*, Pejchar P, Linek J, Bezvoda R, Martinec J, Valentová O, Novotná Z and Žárský V. (2010) Mutual regulation of plant phospholipase D and the actin cytoskeleton. PLANT JOURNAL  62(3):494-507. *Equally contributing authors


  • Žárský V, Cvrčková F, Potocký M and Hála M. (2009) Exocytosis and cell polarity in plants - exocyst and recycling domains. NEW PHYTOLOGIST 183(2):255-272.

  • Andreeva Z, Ho AYY, Barthet MM,  Potocký M, Bezvoda R, Žárský V and Marc J. (2009) Phospholipase D family interactions with the cytoskeleton: isoform delta promotes plasma membrane anchoring of cortical microtubules. FUNCTIONAL PLANT BIOLOGY  36(7): 600-612.

  • Oulehlová D, Hála M, Potocký M, Žárský V and Cvrčková F. (2009) Plant antigens cross-react with rat polyclonal antibodies against KLH-conjugated peptides. CELL BIOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 33(1):113-118.

  • Žárský V and Potocký M. (2009) Signaling in Vesicle Traffic: Protein-Lipid Interface in Regulation of Plant Endomembrane Dynamics. In: Baluška F, Mancuso S, editors. SIGNALING IN PLANTS, Springer, pp 107-134.


  • Grunt M, Žárský V, Cvrčková F. (2008) Roots of angiosperm formins: The evolutionary history of plant FH2 domain-containing proteins. BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 8():115.

  • Hála M, Cole R, Synek L, Drdová E, Pečenková T, Nordheim A, Lamkemeyer T, Madlung J, Hochholdinger F, Fowler JE, Žárský V. (2008) An exocyst complex functions in plant cell growth in Arabidopsis and tobacco. PLANT CELL 20(5):1330-1345.


  • Potocký M*, Jones MA*, Bezvoda R, Smirnoff N and Žárský V (2007) Reactive oxygen species produced by NADPH oxidase are involved in pollen tube growth. NEW PHYTOLOGIST 174(4):742-51. *Equally contributing authors


  • Nakagami H, Soukupová H, Schikora A, Žárský V, Hirt H. (2006) A mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase mediates reactive oxygen species homeostasis in Arabidopsis. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 281(50):38697-38704.

  • Synek L, Schlager N, Eliáš M, Quentin M, Hauser MT, Žárský V. (2006) AtEXO70A1, a member of a family of putative exocyst subunits specifically expanded in land plants, is important for polar growth and plant development. PLANT JOURNAL 48(1):54-72.

  • Žárský V, Potocký M, Cvrčková F and Baluška F. (2006) Lipid metabolism, compartmentalization and signalling in the regulation of pollen tube growth POLLEN TUBE: CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PERSPECTIVE 3:117-138.


  • Carol RJ, Takeda S, Linstead P, Durrant MC, Kakešová H, Derbyshire P, Drea S, Žárský V, Dolan L. (2005) A RhoGDP dissociation inhibitor spatially regulates growth in root hair cells. NATURE 438(7070):1013-1016.

  • Hála M, Eliáš M, Žárský V. (2005) A specific feature of the angiosperm Rab escort protein (REP) and evolution of the REP/GDI superfamily. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 348(5):1299-1313.

  • Picková A*, Potocký M* and Houštěk J (2005) Assembly factors of F1F0-ATP synthase across genomes. PROTEINS-STRUCTURE FUNCTION AND BIOINFORMATICS 59 (3): 393-402 *Equally contributing authors


  • Cvrčková F, Novotný M, Pícková D, Žárský V. (2004) Formin homology 2 domains occur in multiple contexts in angiosperms. BMC GENOMICS 5():44.


  • Eliáš M, Drdová E, Žiak D, Bavlnka B, Hála M, Cvrčková F, Soukupová H, Žárský V. (2003) The exocyst complex in plants. CELL BIOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 27(3):199-201.

  • Potocký M, Eliáš M, Profotová B, Novotná Z, Valentová O, Žárský V (2003) Phosphatidic acid produced by phospholipase D is required for tobacco pollen tube growth. PLANTA 217 (1): 122-130


  • Eliáš M, Potocký M, Cvrčková F and Žárský V (2002) Molecular diversity of phospholipase D in angiosperms. BMC GENOMICS 3: Art. No. 2


  • Eliáš M, Cvrčková F, Obermeyer G, Žárský V. (2001) Microinjection of guanine nucleotide analogues into lily pollen tubes results in isodiametric tip expansion. PLANT BIOLOGY 3(5):489-492.


  • Smýkal P, Mašín J, Hrdý I, Konopásek I, Žárský V. (2000) Chaperone activity of tobacco HSP18, a small heat-shock protein, is inhibited by ATP. PLANT JOURNAL 23(6):703-713.

  • Palme K, Bischoff F, Cvrčková F, Žárský V. (1997) Small G-proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana. BIOCHEMICAL SOCIETY TRANSACTIONS 25(3):1001-1005.

  • Žárský V, Cvrčková F, Bischoff F, Palme K. (1997) At-GDI1 from Arabidopsis thaliana encodes a Rab-specific GDP dissociation inhibitor that complements the sec19 mutation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEBS LETTERS 403(3):303-308.