Interfakultäres Institut für Mikrobiologie und Infektionsmedizin

Publikationen (424)



424 Ammanath, A.V., Matsuo, M., Wang, H., Kraus, F., Bleisch, A., Peslalz, P., Mohammad, M., Grießhammer, A., Purkayastha, M., Vorbach, A. and Macek, B., 2024. Antimicrobial Evaluation of Two Polycyclic Polyprenylated Acylphloroglucinol Compounds: PPAP23 and PPAP53.
423 Peslalz, P., Vorbach, A., Bleisch, A., Liberini, E., Kraus, F., Izzo, F., Brötz-Oesterhelt, H., Götz, F. and Plietker, B., 2024. Chemical Predictive Modelling and Natural Product‐based Divergent Synthesis–Design of Type B PPAPs with Nanomolar Activities against MRSA. Chemistry–A European Journal, p.e202401955.
422 Luqman, A., Saising, J., Prasetya, Y.A., Ammanath, A.V., Amala, S.N., Zulaika, E., Kuswytasari, N.D., Goetz, F. and Wibowo, A.T., 2024. Detection of Vancomycin Resistant Genes in Intrinsically Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria from the Gut Microbiota of Indonesian Individuals. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences49(5), p.302.
421 Venero, E. S., Galeano, M. B., Luqman, A., Ricardi, M. M., Serral, F., Do Porto, D. F., ... & Tribelli, P. M. (2024). Fever-like temperature impacts on Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa interaction, physiology, and virulence both in vitro and in vivo. BMC biology22.



420 Huang, L., Guo, F., Li, X., Wang, M., Zhu, D., Wang, M., Jia, R., Chen, S., Zhao, X., Zhang, S. and Gao, Q. (2023). Functional characterization of two TolC in the resistance to drugs and metals and in the virulence of Riemerella anatipestifer. Applied and Environmental Microbiology89(12), pp.e01308-23.
419 Chen, Q., Guo, F., Huang, L., Wang, M., Shi, C., Zhang, S., Yao, Y., Wang, M., Zhu, D., Jia, R. and Chen, S. (2023). Functional characterization of a TerC family protein of Riemerella anatipestifer in manganese detoxification and virulence. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, pp.e01350-23.
418 Luqman, A., Saising, J., Prasetya, Y.A., Ammanath, A.V., Andini, A., Amala, S.N., Zulaika, E., Kuswytasari, N.D., Goetz, F. and Wibowo, A.T. (2023). Detection of Vancomycin Resistant Genes in Intrinsically Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria from the Gut Microbiota of Indonesian Individuals. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences.
417 Schmidt, F., Viswanathan Ammanath, A., Götz, F., & Maier, M. E. (2023). Synthesis of Berkeleylactone A by Ring‐Closing Alkyne Metathesis. European Journal of Organic Chemistry26(36), e202300615.
416 Zabel, S., Müller, J., Götz, F., & Nieselt, K. (2023). BLASTphylo: An Interactive Web Tool for Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Analysis of Prokaryotic Genes. Journal of Computational Biology30(9), 999-1008.
415 Lethongkam, S., Glaser, J., Ammanath, A. V., Voravuthikunchai, S. P., & Götz, F. (2023). In vitro and in vivo comparative analysis of antibacterial activity of green‐synthesized silver nanoparticles. Biotechnology Journal, 2300186.
414 Linnemann, C., Şahin, F., Li, N., Pscherer, S., Götz, F., Histing, T., Nussler A.K & Ehnert, S. (2023). Insulin Can Delay Neutrophil Extracellular Trap Formation In Vitro—Implication for Diabetic Wound Care?. Biology12(8), 1082.
413 Fu, X., Hafza, N., Götz, F., & Lämmerhofer, M. (2023). Profiling of branched chain and straight chain saturated fatty acids by ultra-high performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A, 464111.
412 Wenninger, M.,  Maier, M. E.,  Viswanathan, A.,  Huang, L.,  Götz, F. (2023). Synthesis of Rhodomyrtone Analogs Modified at C7. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. e202300259.
411 Fan, S. H., Proctor, R. A., Ersoy, S. C., Manna, A. C., Cheung, A. L., Götz, F., Chambers, H.F. & Bayer, A. S. (2023). Role of the NaHCO3 Transporter MpsABC in the NaHCO3–β-Lactam-Responsive Phenotype in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureusMicrobiology Spectrum, e00141-23.

Venero, E. S., Galeano, M. B., Luqman, A., Ricardi, M. M., Serral, F., Do Porto, D. F., Robaldi, S.A., Ashari, B., Munif, T. H., Egoburo, D. E., Nemirovsky, S., Escalante, J., Nishimura, B., Ramirez, M., S., Götz, F., Tribelli, P. M. (2023). Fever-like temperature impacts on Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa interaction, physiology, and virulence both in vitro and in vivobioRxiv.

409 Luqman, A., Kumari, N., Saising, J., Ammanath, A.V., Alami, N.H., Prasetyo, E.N., Zulaika, E., Shovitri, M., Kuswytasari, N.D., Munif, T.H. and Götz, F., (2023). The prevalence of antimicrobial-producing Gram-positive bacteria in human gut: a preliminary study. Advancements in Life Sciences10, pp.1-4.
408 François P, Schrenzel J, Götz F. (2023) Biology and Regulation of Staphylococcal Biofilm. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 24, 5218.
407 Hafza, N., Li, N., Luqman, A., & Götz, F. (2023). Identification of a serotonin N-acetyltransferase (SNAT) from Staphylococcus pseudintermedius ED99. Frontiers in Microbiology14, 345.
406 Ammanath, A. V., Jarneborn, A., Nguyen, M. T., Wessling, L., Tribelli, P., Nega, M., Beck,C., Luqman, A., Selim, K. A., Kalbacher, H., Macek, B., Beer-Hammer, S., Jin, T.,, Götz, F., (2023). From an Hsp90 - binding protein to a peptide drug, microLife, 4, uqac023.


405 Nugrahapraja, H., Sugiyo, P.W.W., Putri, B.Q., Huang, L., Hafza, N., Götz, F., Santoso, H., Wibowo, A.T. and Luqman, A., (2022). Effects of Microplastic on Human Gut Microbiome: Detection of Plastic-Degrading Genes in Human Gut Exposed to Microplastics—Preliminary Study. Environments9(11), p.140.
404 Hu, Z., Kopparapu, P.K., Ebner, P., Mohammad, M., Lind, S., Jarneborn, A., Dahlgren, C., Schultz, M., Deshmukh, M., Pullerits, R. and Nega, M., Nguyen, M.T., Fei, Y., Forsman, H., Götz, F., Jin, T. (2022). Phenol-soluble Modulin α and β Display Divergent Roles in Mice with Staphylococcal Septic Arthritis. Communications biology5(1), 910-910.
403 Mohammad, M., Ali, A., Nguyen, M.T., Götz, F., Pullerits, R. and Jin, T. (2022). Staphylococcus aureus lipoproteins in infectious diseases. Frontiers in Microbiology13.
402 Leite, E.L., Nicolas, A., Gautron, A., Deplanche, M., Commere, P.H., Ossemond, J., da Silva, W.M., Gilot, D., Guédon, E., Azevedo, V. and Götz, F. (2022,) June. Inflammasome Activation and an Involvement of Caspase-1 in a Bacterial Clearance During S. aureus Infection.  Bactinflan.
401 Saising, J., Maneenoon, K., Sakulkeo, O., Limsuwan, S., Götz, F. and Voravuthikunchai, S.P. (2022). Ethnomedicinal Plants in Herbal Remedies Used for Treatment of Skin Diseases by Traditional Healers in Songkhla Province, Thailand. Plants11(7), 880.
400 Finstrlová, A., Mašlaňová, I., Blasdel Reuter, B.G., Doškař, J., Götz, F. and Pantůček, R., (2022) Global Transcriptomic Analysis of Bacteriophage-Host Interactions between a Kayvirus Therapeutic Phage and Staphylococcus aureusMicrobiology Spectrum, e00123-22.
399 Schultz, M., Mohammad, M., Nguyen, M.T., Hu, Z., Jarneborn, A., Wienken, C.M., Froning, M., Pullerits, R., Ali, A., Hayen, H., Götz, F., and Jin, T. (2022) Lipoproteins Cause Bone Resorption in a Mouse Model of Staphylococcus aureus Septic Arthritis. Front Microbiol 13: 843799.
398 Mozaffari, P., Berizi, E., Hosseinzadeh, S., Derakhshan, Z., Taghadosi, V., Montaseri, Z., and Götz, F. (2022) Isolation and Characterization of Escherichia coli O157: H7 Novel Bacteriophage for Controlling this Food-borne Pathogen. Virus Res: 198754.
397 Huang, L., Matsuo, M., Calderon, C., Fan, S.H., Ammanath, A.V., Fu, X., Li, N., Luqman, A., Ullrich, M., Herrmann, F., Maier, M., Cheng, A., Zhang, F., Oesterhelt, F., Lämmerhofer, M., and Götz, F. (2022) Molecular Basis of Rhodomyrtone Resistance in Staphylococcus aureusmBio: e0383321.
396 Biswas, L., & Götz, F. (2022). Molecular Mechanisms of Staphylococcus and Pseudomonas Interactions in Cystic Fibrosis. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 1383.


395 Luqman, A., Nugrahapraja, H., Wahyuono, R.A., Islami, I., Haekal, M.H., Fardiansyah, Y., Putri, B.Q., Amalludin, F.I., Rofiqa, E.A., Götz, F., Wibowo, A.T., (2021). Microplastic Contamination in Human Stools, Foods, and Drinking Water Associated with Indonesian Coastal Population. Environments8, 138
394 Wibowo, A.T., Nugrahapraja, H., Wahyuono, R.A., Islami, I., Haekal, M.H., Fardiansyah, Y., Sugiyo, P.W.W., Putro, Y.K., Fauzia, F.N., Santoso, H., Götz, F., Tangahu, B.V., Luqman, A., (2021). Microplastic Contamination in the Human Gastrointestinal Tract and Daily Consumables Associated with an Indonesian Farming Community. Sustainability13, 12840.
393 Fan, S.H., Liberini, E. and Götz, F., (2021). Staphylococcus aureus Genomes Harbor Only MpsAB-Like Bicarbonate Transporter but Not Carbonic Anhydrase as Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Supply System. Microbiology spectrum9(3), pp.e00970-21.
392 Leite, E., Gautron, A., Nicolas, A., Ossemond, J., Do Carmo, F., Gilot, D., Azevedo, V., Goetz, F., Le Loir, Y., Otto, M. and Berkova, N., (2021), September. Key role of caspase-1 in bacterial clearance during S. aureus infection of osteoblasts-like cells. SFM Microbes 2021.
391 Rahmdel, S. and Götz, F., (2021). The Multitasking Surface Protein of Staphylococcus epidermidis: Accumulation-Associated Protein (Aap). Mbio12(5), pp.e01989-21.
390 Huang, L., Liu, M., Ammanath, A.V., Zhu, D., Jia, R., Chen, S., Zhao, X., Yang, Q., Wu, Y., Zhang, S. and Huang, J., (2021). Identification of the Natural Transformation Genes in Riemerella anatipestifer by Random Transposon Mutagenesis. Frontiers in microbiology12.
389 Fan SH, Matsuo M, Huang L, Tribelli PM, Götz F, (2021). The MpsAB Bicarbonate Transporter Is Superior to Carbonic Anhydrase in Biofilm-Forming Bacteria with Limited CO2 Diffusion. Microbiology Spectrum. Jul 21:e0030521.
388 Kopparapu, P.K., Deshmukh, M., Hu, Z., Mohammad, M., Maugeri, M., Götz, F., Valadi, H. and Jin, T., (2021). Lipoproteins Are Responsible for the Pro-Inflammatory Property of Staphylococcus aureus Extracellular Vesicles. International journal of molecular sciences22(13), 7099.
387 Mohammad, M., Na, M., Hu, Z., Nguyen, M.T., Kopparapu, P.K., Jarneborn, A., Karlsson, A., Ali, A., Pullerits, R., Götz, F. and Jin, T., (2021). Staphylococcus aureus lipoproteins promote abscess formation in mice, shielding bacteria from immune killing. Communications biology4(1),1-12.
386 Luqman, A.; Götz, F. (2021). The Ambivalent Role of Skin Microbiota and Adrenaline in Wound Healing and the Interplay between Them. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22(9), 4996. 


385 Nega, M., Tribelli, P.M., Hipp, K., Stahl, M. and Götz, F., (2020). New insights in the coordinated amidase and glucosaminidase activity of the major autolysin (Atl) in Staphylococcus aureusCommunications Biology3(1), 1-10.
384 Babaali, E., Rahmdel, S., Berizi, E., Akhlaghi, M., Götz, F. and Mazloomi, S.M. (2020). Dietary Intakes of Zinc, Copper, Magnesium, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Sodium by the General Adult Population Aged 20–50 Years in Shiraz, Iran: A Total Diet Study Approach. Nutrients12(11), 3370.
383 Henriques, G., McGovern, S., Neef, J., Antelo-Varela, M., Götz, F., Otto, A., Becher, D., van Dijl, J.M., Jules, M. and Delumeau, O. (2020). SppI Forms a Membrane Protein Complex with SppA and Inhibits Its Protease Activity in Bacillus subtilisMsphere5(5).

Luqman, A., Zabel, S., Rahmdel, S., Merz, B., Grünheit, N., Harter, J., Nieselt, K. and Götz, F. (2020). The neuromodulator-encoding sadA gene is widely distributed in the human skin microbiome. Frontiers in Microbiology11, 3045.

381 Luqman, A., Kharisma, V. D., Ruiz, R. A., & Götz, F. (2020). In Silico and in Vitro Study of Trace Amines (TA) and Dopamine (DOP) Interaction with Human Alpha 1-Adrenergic Receptor and the Bacterial Adrenergic Receptor QseC. Cellular physiology and biochemistry: International journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology, 54(5), 888-898.
380 Nguyen, M. T., Matsuo, M., Niemann, S., Herrmann, M., & Götz, F. (2020). Lipoproteins in Gram-positive Bacteria: Abundance, Function, Fitness. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 2312.
379 Raue, S., Fan, S.H., Rosenstein, R., Zabel, S., Luqman, A., Nieselt, K. and Götz, F., (2020) The Genome of Staphylococcus epidermidis O47. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, p.2061.
378 Gardiner, JHt, Komazin, G., Matsuo, M., Cole, K., Götz, F., and Meredith, TC (2020) Lipoprotein N-Acylation in Staphylococcus aureus Is Catalyzed by a Two-Component Acyl Transferase System, mBio 11(4).

Mohammad, M., Hu, Z., Ali, A., Kopparapu, PK, Na, M., Jarneborn, A., do Nascimento Stroparo, M., Nguyen, MT, Karlsson, A., Götz, F. and Pullerits, R., (2020) The role of Staphylococcus aureus lipoproteins in hematogenous septic arthritis, Scientific reports, 10 (1),1-11.

376 Luqman, A., Muttaqin, MZ, Yulaipi, S., Ebner, P., Matsuo, M., Zabel, S., Tribelli, PM, Nieselt, K., Hidayati, D. and Götz, F., (2020 ) Trace amines produced by skin bacteria accelerate wound healing in mice. Communications Biology ,  3 (1), 1-10.
375 Lima, LE, Gautron, A., Deplanche, M., Nicolas, A., Ossemond, J., Nguyen, MT, do Carmo, FLR, Gilot, D., Azevedo, V., Götz, F. and Le Loir , Y., (2020) Involvement of caspase-1 in inflammasomes activation and bacterial clearance in S. aureus -infected osteoblast-like MG-63 cells. Cellular Microbiology , p.e13204.




PM Tribelli , A. Luqman , MT Nguyen , J. Madlung, S. Fan , B. Macek, P. Sass, K. Bitschar,. Schittek, D. Kretschmer, and F. Götz(2019) Staphylococcus aureus Lpl protein triggers human host cell invasion via activation of Hsp90 receptor. Cellular Microbiology . e13111


S.E. George, J. Hrubesch, I. Breuing, N. Vetter, N. Korn, K. Hennemann, L. Bleul, M. Willmann, P. Ebner, F. Götz, and C. Wolz (2019) Oxidative stress drives the selection of quorum sensing mutants in the Staphylococcus aureus population. PNAS. (1902752116)

372 S. Fan, P. Ebner, S. Reichert, T. Hertlein, S. Zabel, A.K. Lankapalli, K. Nieselt, K. Ohlsen, F. Götz. (2019) MpsAB is important for Staphylococcus aureus virulence and growth at atmospheric CO2 level. Nature Communications 10(3627)
371 K. Bitschar, B. Sauer, J. Focken, H. Dehmer, S. Moos, M. Konnerth, N.A. Schilling, S. Grond, H. Kalbacher, F.C. Kurschus, F. Götz, B. Krismer, A. Peschel, B. Schittek. (2019) Lugdunin amplifies innate immune responses in the skin in synergy with host- and microbiota-derived factors. Nature Communications 10(1), 1-14.
370 M. Mohammad, M.T. Nguyen, C. Engdahl, M. Na, A. Jarnberon, Z. Hu, A. Karlsson, R. Pullerits, A. Ali, F. Götz, T. Jin. (2019) The YIN and YANG of lipoproteins in developing and preventing infectious arthritis by Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS Pathogens 15(6):e1007877
369 M. Deplanche, N. Mouhali, M.T. Nguyen, C. Cauty, F. Ezan, A. Diot, L. Raulin, S.Dutertre, S. Langouët, P. Legembre, F. Taieb, M. Otto, F. Laurent, F. Goetz, Y. Le Loir, N. Berkova. (2019) Staphylococcus aureus induces DNA damage in host cells. Scientific reports 9 (1), 7694
368 A. Luqman, P. Ebner, S. Reichert, P. Sass, C. Kabagema‐Bilan, C. Heilmann, P. Ruth, F. Götz. (2019) A new host cell internalisation pathway for SadA-expressing staphylococci triggered by excreted neurochemicals. Cellular Microbiology. e13044

M.T. Nguyen, J. Saising, P. M. Tribelli, S. M. Diene, P. François, J. Schrenzel, C. Spröer, B. Bunk, P. Ebner, T. Hertlein, N. Kumari, T. Härtner, S. P. Voravuthikunchai, U. Mäder, K. Ohlsen, F. Götz. (2019) Inactivation of farR causes high rhodomyrtone resistance and increased pathogenicity in Staphylococcus aureus. Front. Microbiol. 10:1157


Wang, H., F. Kraus, P. Popella, A. Baykal, C. Guttroff, P. Francois, P. Sass, B. Plietker & F. Götz. (2019) The Polycyclic Polyprenylated Acylphloroglucinol Antibiotic PPAP 23 Targets the Membrane and Iron Metabolism in Staphylococcus aureus. Front. Microbiol. 10:3389


365 Ebner, P. and F. Götz. (2018) Bacterial Excretion of Cytoplasmic Protein (ECP): Occurence, Mechanism, and Function. Trends in microbiology. 10:1016
364 Reichert, S., P. Ebner, E.J. Bonetti, A. Luqman, M. Nega, J. Schrenzel, C. Spröer, B. Bunk, J. Overmann, P. Sass, P. Francois & F. Götz. (2018) Genetic adaptation of a mevalonate pathway deficient mutant in Staphylococcus aureus. Front. Microbiol. 9:1539
363 Nguyen, M.T., L. Peisl, F.B. Solari, A. Luqman & F. Götz. (2018) Toll-like receptor 2 and lipoprotein-like lipoproteins enhance Staphylococcus aureus invasion in epithelial cells. Infect. Immun. pii:IAI.00343-18.
362 Ebner, P., S. Reichert, A. Luqman, B. Krismer, P. Popella & F. Götz. (2018) Lantibiotic production is a burden for the producing staphylococci. Sci Rep. 10;8(1):7471
361 Luqman, A., M. Nega, M.T. Nguyen, P. Ebner & F. Götz. (2018) SadA-expressing Staphylococci in the Human Gut Show Increased Cell Adherence and Internalization. Cell Rep. 22(2):535-545
360 Saising, J., M.T. Nguyen, T. Härtner, P. Ebner, A. Al Mamun Bhuyan, A. Berscheid, M. Muehlenkamp, S. Schäkermann, N. Kumari, M.E. Maier, S.P. Voravuthikunchai, J. Bandow, F. Lang, H. Brötz-Oesterhelt & F. Götz. (2018) Rhodormyrtone (rom) is a membrane active compound. Biochim Biophys Acta. S0005-2736(18)30011-7


359 Nguyen, M.T., J. Uebele, N. Kumari, H. Nakayama, L. Peter, O. Ticha, A.K. Woischnig, M. Schmaler, N. Khanna, N. Dohmae, B. Lee, I. Bekeredjian-Ding & F. Götz. (2017) Lipid moeities on lipoproteins on commensal and non-commensal staphylococci induce differential immune responses. Nat Commun. 8(1):2246
358 Nguyen, M.T., A. Luqman, K. Bitschar, T. Hertlein, J. Dick, K. Ohlsen, B. Bröker, B. Schittek & F. Götz. (2017) Staphylococcal (phospho)lipases promote biofilm formation and host cell invasion. Int J Med Microbiol. S1438-4221(17)30312-0
357 Guttroff, C., A. Baykal, H. Wang, P. Popella, F. Kraus, N. Biber, S. Krauss, F. Götz & B. Plietker. (2017) Polycyclic polyprenylated acylphloroglucinols - an emerging class of non-peptide-based MRSA- and VRE-active antibiotics. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 56(50):15852-15856
356 Löfblom, J., R. Rosenstein, M.T. Nguyen, S. Ståhl & F. Götz. (2017) Staphylococcus carnosus: from starter culture to protein engineering platform. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.
355 Kumari, N., F. Götz & M.T. Nguyen. (2017) Aspartate tightens the anchoring of staphylococcal lipoproteins to the cytoplasmic membrane. Microbiologyopen.
354 Baranwal, G., M. Mohammad, A. Jarneborn, B.R. Reddy, A. Golla, S. Chakravarty, L. Biswas, F. Götz, S. Shankarappa, T. Jin & R. Biswas. (2017) Impact of cell wall peptidoglycan O-acetylation on the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus in septic arthritis. Int J Med Microbiol. 307(7):388-397.
353 Ebner, P., A. Luqman, S. Reichert, K. Hauf, P. Popella, K. Forchhammer, M. Otto & F. Götz. (2017) Non-classical Protein Excretion Is Boosted by PSMα-Induced Cell Leakage. Cell Rep. 20(6):1287-1286.
352 Uebele, J., C. Stein, M.T. Nguyen, A. Schneider, F. Kleinert, O. Tichá, G. Bierbaum, F. Götz & I. Bekeredjian-Ding. (2017) Antigen delivery to dendritic cells shapes human CD4+ and CD8+ T cell memory responses to Staphylococcus aureus. Plos Pathog. 13(5):e1006387



Xu, T., Y. Wu, Z. Lin, R. Bertram, F. Götz, Y. Zhang & D. Qu. (2017) Identification of Genes Controlled by the Essential YycFG Two-Component System Reveals a Role for Biofilm Modulation in Staphylococcus epidermidis. Front Microbiol. 8:724

350 Al Mamun Bhuyan, A., M.T. Nguyen, R. Bissinger, F. Götz & F. Lang. (2017) Lipopeptide-Induced Suicidal Erythrocyte Death Correlates with the Degree of Acylation. Cell Physiol Biochem. 41(1):296-309


349 Nguyen, M.T., M. Deplanche, M. Nega, Y. Le Loir, L. Peisl, F. Götz & N. Berkova. (2016) Staphylococcus aureus Lpl Lipoproteins Delay G2/M Phase Transition in HeLa Cells. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 6:201
348 Schwartbeck, B., J. Birtel, J. Treffon, L. Langhanki, A. Mellmann, D. Kale, J. Kahl, N. Hirschhausen, C. Neumann, J.C. Lee, F. Götz, H. Rohde, H. Henke, P. Küster, G. Peters, B.C. Kahl. (2016) Dynamic in vivo mutations within the ica operon during persistence of Staphylococcus aureus in the airways of cystic fibrosis patients. PLoS Pathog. 12(11)
347 Borisova, M., R. Gaupp, A. Duckworth, A. Schneider, D. Dalügge, M. Mühleck, D. Deubel, S. Unsleber, W. Yu, G. Muth, M. Bischoff, F. Götz & C. Mayer, (2016) Peptidoglycan Recycling in Gram-Positive Bacteria Is Crucial for Survival in Stationary Phase. MBio 11;7(5)

Shahmirzadi, S.V., M.T. Nguyen & F. Götz, (2016) Evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus Lipoproteins: Role in Nutritional Acquisition and Pathogenicity. Front Microbiol. 7:1404


Homma, T., A. Nuxoll, A. Brown Gandt, P. Ebner, I. Engels, T. Schneider, F. Götz, K. Lewis & B.P. Conlon, (2016) Dual targeting of cell wall precursors by teixobactin leads to cell lysis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother.

344 Moonlighting proteins can make bacteria pathogenic. (2016) BIOPRO

Nguyen, M.T. & F. Götz, (2016) Lipoproteins of Gram-Positive Bacteria: Key Players in the Immune Response and Virulence. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 80(3):891-903


Hanzelmann, D., H.S. Joo, M. Franz-Wachtel, T. Hertlein, S. Stevanovic, B. Macek, C. Wolz, F. Götz, M. Otto, D. Kretschmer & A. Peschel, (2016) Toll-like receptor 2 activation depends on lipopeptide shedding by bacterial surfactants. Nat Commun. 7:12304


Vu, C.H., J. Kolata, S. Stentzel, A. Beyer, M. Gesell Salazar, L. Steil, J. Pané-Farré, V. Rühmling, S. Engelmann, F. Götz, J.M. van Dijl, M. Hecker, U. Mäder, F. Schmidt, U. Völker & B.M. Bröker, (2016) Adaptive immune response to lipoproteins of Staphylococcus aureus in healthy subjects. Proteomics.


Ebner, P., J. Rinker, M.T. Nguyen, P. Popella, M. Nega, A. Luqman, B. Schittek, M. Di Marco, S. Stevanovic & F. Götz, (2016) Excreted Cytoplasmic Proteins Contribute to Pathogenicity in Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun. 84(6):1672-81


Manosroi, A., T. Tangjai, C. Sutthiwanjampa, W. Manosroi, RG. Werner, F. Götz, M. Sainakham & J. Manosroi, (2016) Hypoglycemic activity and stability enhancement of human insulin-tat mixture loaded in elastic anionic niosomes. Drug Deliv. 16:1-11.


Mechler, L., EJ. Bonetti, S. Reichert, M. Flötenmeyer, J. Schrenzel, R. Bertram, P. François & F. Götz, (2016) Daptomycin Tolerance in the Staphylococcus aureus pitA6 Mutant Is Due to Upregulation of the dlt Operon. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 60(5):2684-91


Bissinger, R., C. Schumacher, SM. Qadri, S. Honisch, A. Malik, F. Götz, HG. Kopp & F. Lang, (2016) Enhanced eryptosis contributes to anemia in lung cancer patients. Oncotarget. 7(12):14002-14


Vorburger, T., R. Nedielkov, A. Brosig, E. Bok, E. Schunke, W. Steffen, S. Mayer, F. Götz, HM. Möller & J. Steuber, (2016) Role of the Na(+)-translocating NADH:quinone oxidoreductase in voltage generation and Na(+) extrusion in Vibrio cholerae. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1857(4):473-82


Ebner, P., J. Rinker & F. Götz, (2016) Excretion of cytoplasmic proteins in Staphylococcus is most likely not due to cell lysis. Curr Genet 62: 19-23.


Popella, P., S. Krauss, P. Ebner, M. Nega, J. Deibert & F. Götz, (2016) VraH is a third component of the Staphylococcus aureus VraDEH system involved in gallidermin and daptomycin resistance and pathogenicity. Antimicrob Agents Chemother.




Deplanche, M., R.A. Filho, L. Alekseeva, E. Ladier, J. Jardin, G. Henry, V. Azevedo, A. Miyoshi, L. Beraud, F. Laurent, G. Lina, F. Vandenesch, J.P. Steghens, Y. Le Loir, M. Otto, F. Götz & N. Berkova, (2015) Phenol-soluble modulin alpha induce G2/M phase transition delay in eukaryotic HeLa cells. FASEB J pii: fj.14-260513.


Ebner, P., M. Prax, M. Nega, I. Koch, L. Dube, W. Yu, J. Rinker, P. Popella, M. Flötenmeyer & F. Götz, (2015) Excretion of cytoplasmic proteins (ECP) in Staphylococcus aureus. Mol Microbiol.


Götz, F., W. Yu, L. Dube, M. Prax & P. Ebner, (2015) Excretion of cytosolic proteins (ECP) in bacteria. Int J Med Microbiol 305: 230-237.


Leo, J.C., P. Oberhettinger, M. Chaubey, M. Schutz, D. Kuhner, U. Bertsche, H. Schwarz, F. Götz, I.B. Autenrieth, M. Coles & D. Linke, (2015) The Intimin periplasmic domain mediates dimerisation and binding to peptidoglycan. Mol Microbiol 95: 80-100.


Mayer, S., W. Steffen, J. Steuber & F. Götz, (2015) The Staphylococcus aureus NuoL-Like Protein MpsA Contributes to the Generation of Membrane Potential. J Bacteriol 197: 794-806.


Nega, M., L. Dube, M. Kull, A.K. Ziebandt, P. Ebner, D. Albrecht, B. Krismer, R. Rosenstein, M. Hecker & F. Götz, (2015) Secretome analysis revealed adaptive and non-adaptive responses of the Staphylococcus carnosus femB mutant. Proteomics 15: 1268-1279.


Nguyen, M.T., D. Hanzelmann, T. Hartner, A. Peschel & F. Götz, (2015a) Skin-Specific Unsaturated Fatty Acids Boost the Staphylococcus aureus Innate Immune Response. Infect Immun 84: 205-215.


Nguyen, M.T., B. Kraft, W. Yu, D.D. Demicrioglu, T. Hertlein, M. Burian, M. Schmaler, K. Boller, I. Bekeredjian-Ding, K. Ohlsen, B. Schittek & F. Götz, (2015b) The νSaα Specific Lipoprotein Like Cluster (lpl) of S. aureus USA300 Contributes to Immune Stimulation and Invasion in Human Cells. PLoS Pathog 11: e1004984.


Prax, M., S. Vatani Shahmirzadi & F. Götz, (2015) Sodium polyanethol sulfonate (SPS) falsifies protein staining and quantification and how to solve this problem. J Microbiol Methods 118: 176-181.


Pushkaran, A.C., N. Nataraj, N. Nair, F. Götz, R. Biswas & C.G. Mohan, (2015) Understanding the Structure-Function Relationship of Lysozyme Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus by Peptidoglycan O-Acetylation Using Molecular Docking, Dynamics, and Lysis Assay. Journal of chemical information and modeling 55: 760-770.


Schuster, C.F., L. Mechler, N. Nolle, B. Krismer, M.E. Zelder, F. Götz & R. Bertram, (2015) The MazEF Toxin-Antitoxin System Alters the beta-Lactam Susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 10: e0126118.


Wu, Y., Y. Wu, T. Zhu, H. Han, H. Liu, T. Xu, P. Francois, A. Fischer, L. Bai, F. Götz & D. Qu, (2015) Staphylococcus epidermidis SrrAB regulates bacterial growth and biofilm formation differently under oxic and microaerobic conditions. J Bacteriol 197: 459-476.




Büttner, F.M., S. Zoll, M. Nega, F. Götz & T. Stehle, (2014) Structure-function analysis of Staphylococcus aureus amidase reveals the determinants of peptidoglycan recognition and cleavage. J Biol Chem 289: 11083-11094.


Chu, Y., M. Nega & F. Götz, (2014) Purification and structural analysis of QS-inhibiting compounds from Staphylococcus delphini. Bio-protocol 4:


Götz, F., C. Heilmann & T. Stehle, (2014a) Functional and structural analysis of the major amidase (Atl) in Staphylococcus. Int J Med Microbiol 304: 156-163.


Götz, F., S. Perconti, P. Popella, R. Werner & M. Schlag, (2014b) Epidermin and gallidermin: Staphylococcal lantibiotics. International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM 304: 63-71.


Nair, N., R. Biswas, F. Götz & L. Biswas, (2014) Impact of Staphylococcus aureus on pathogenesis in polymicrobial infections. Infect Immun 82: 2162-2169.


Niemann, V., M. Koch-Singenstreu, A. Neu, S. Nilkens, F. Götz, G. Unden & T. Stehle, (2014) The NreA protein functions as a nitrate receptor in the staphylococcal nitrate regulation system. Journal of molecular biology 426: 1539-1553.


Nilkens, S., M. Koch-Singenstreu, V. Niemann, F. Götz, T. Stehle & G. Unden, (2014) Nitrate/oxygen co-sensing by an NreA/NreB sensor complex of Staphylococcus carnosus. Molecular microbiology 91: 381-393.


Saising, J., F. Götz, L. Dube, A.K. Ziebandt & S.P. Voravuthikunchai, (2014) Inhibition of staphylococcal biofilm-related gene transcription by rhodomyrtone, a new antibacterial agent. Ann Microbiol DOI 10.1007/s13213-014-09404-1.


Schäffler, H., D.D. Demircioglu, D. Kuhner, S. Menz, A. Bender, I.B. Autenrieth, P. Bodammer, G. Lamprecht, F. Götz & J.S. Frick, (2014) NOD2 stimulation by Staphylococcus aureus-derived peptidoglycan is boosted by Toll-Like Receptor 2 costimulation with lipoproteins in Dendritic Cells. Infect Immun 82: 4681-4688.


Schuster, S., W. Yu, M. Nega, Y.Y. Chu, S. Zorn, F. Zhang, F. Götz & F. Schreiber, (2014) The role of serum proteins in Staphylococcus aureus adhesion to ethylene glycol coated surfaces. Int J Med Microbiol 304: 949-957.


Skabytska, Y., F. Wolbing, C. Gunther, M. Koberle, S. Kaesler, K.M. Chen, E. Guenova, D. Demircioglu, W.E. Kempf, T. Volz, H.G. Rammensee, M. Schaller, M. Röcken, F. Götz & T. Biedermann, (2014) Cutaneous innate immune sensing of Toll-like receptor 2-6 ligands suppresses T cell immunity by inducing myeloid-derived suppressor cells. Immunity 41: 762-775.


Wilmes, M., M. Stockem, G. Bierbaum, M. Schlag, F. Götz, D. Tran, J. Schaal, A. Ouellette, M. Selsted & H.G. Sahl, (2014) Killing of staphylococci by θ-defensins involves membrane impairment and activation of autolytic enzymes. Antibiotics 3: 617-631; doi:610.3390/antibiotics3040617.




Abed, M., S.T. Towhid, T. Pakladok, I. Alesutan, F. Götz, E. Gulbins & F. Lang, (2013) Effect of bacterial peptidoglycan on erythrocyte death and adhesion to endothelial cells. Int J Med Microbiol 303: 182-189.


Chen, C.J., C. Unger, W. Hoffmann, J.A. Lindsay, Y.C. Huang & F. Götz, (2013) Characterization and comparison of 2 distinct epidemic Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones of ST59 Lineage. Plos One 8: e63210.


Chu, Y.Y., M. Nega, M. Wölfle, L. Plener, S. Grond, K. Jung & F. Götz, (2013) A new class of quorum quenching molecules from Staphylococcus species affects communication and growth of Gram-negative bacteria. Plos Pathogens 9: e1003654.


Götz, F. & S. Mayer, (2013) Both terminal oxidases contribute to fitness and virulence during organ-specific Staphylococcus aureus colonization. mBio 4.


Mader, D., M. Liebeke, V. Winstel, K. Methling, M. Leibig, F. Götz, M. Lalk & A. Peschel, (2013) Role of N-terminal protein formylation in central metabolic processes in Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiol 13: 7.


Manosroi, J., N. Khositsuntiwong, W. Manosroi, F. Götz, R.G. Werner & A. Manosroi, (2013a) Potent enhancement of transdermal absorption and stability of human tyrosinase plasmid (pAH7/Tyr) by Tat peptide and an entrapment in elastic cationic niosomes. Drug delivery 20: 10-18.


Manosroi, J., W. Lohcharoenkal, F. Götz, R.G. Werner, W. Manosroi & A. Manosroi, (2013b) Novel application of polioviral capsid: development of a potent and prolonged oral calcitonin using polioviral binding ligand and Tat peptide. Drug development and industrial pharmacy.


Manosroi, J., W. Lohcharoenkal, F. Götz, R.G. Werner, W. Manosroi & A. Manosroi, (2013c) Transdermal absorption and stability enhancement of salmon calcitonin by Tat peptide. Drug development and industrial pharmacy 39: 520-525.


Manosroi, J., T. Tangjai, R.G. Werner, F. Götz, W. Manosroi & A. Manosroi, (2013d) Potent and prolonged hypoglycemic activity of an oral insulin--Tat mixture in diabetic mice. Drug research 63: 351-356.


Morkunas, M., L. Dube, F. Götz & M.E. Maier, (2013) Synthesis of the acylphloroglucinols rhodomyrtone and rhodomyrtosone B. Tetrahedron 69: 8559-8563.


Parcina, M., M.A. Miranda-Garcia, S. Durlanik, S. Ziegler, B. Over, P. Georg, S. Foermer, S. Ammann, D. Hilmi, K.J. Weber, M. Schiller, K. Heeg, W. Schneider-Brachert, F. Götz & I. Bekeredjian-Ding, (2013) Pathogen-triggered activation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells induces IL-10-producing B cells in response to Staphylococcus aureus. J Immunol 190: 1591-1602.


Rodriguez-Rubio, L., B. Martinez, A. Rodriguez, D.M. Donovan, F. Götz & P. Garcia, (2013) The phage lytic proteins from the Staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage vB_SauS-phiIPLA88 display multiple active catalytic domains and do not trigger staphylococcal resistance. PLoS One 8: e64671.


Rosenstein, R. & F. Götz, (2013) What distinguishes highly pathogenic staphylococci from medium- and non-pathogenic? Current topics in microbiology and immunology 358: 33-89.


Yu, W., M. Leibig, T. Schäfer, R. Bertram, K. Ohlsen & F. Götz, (2013) The mevalonate auxotrophic mutant of Staphylococcus aureus can adapt to mevalonate depletion. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57: 5710-5713.




Albrecht, T., S. Raue, R. Rosenstein, K. Nieselt & F. Götz, (2012) Phylogeny of the staphylococcal major autolysin and its use in genus and species typing. J Bacteriol 194: 2630-2636.


Biswas, R., R.E. Martinez, N. Gohring, M. Schlag, M. Josten, G. Xia, F. Hegler, C. Gekeler, A.K. Gleske, F. Götz, H.G. Sahl, A. Kappler & A. Peschel, (2012) Proton-binding capacity of Staphylococcus aureus wall teichoic acid and its role in controlling autolysin activity. PLoS One 7: e41415.


Krismer, B., M. Nega, G. Thumm, F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2012) Highly efficient Staphylococcus carnosus mutant selection system based on suicidal bacteriocin activation. Appl Environ Microbiol 78: 1148-1156.


Manosroi, J., W. Lohcharoenkal, F. Götz, R.G. Werner, W. Manosroi & A. Manosroi, (2012a) Polioviral receptor binding ligand: a novel and safe peptide drug carrier from polioviral capsid. Drug delivery 19: 21-27.


Manosroi, J., W. Lohcharoenkal, F. Götz, R.G. Werner, W. Manosroi & A. Manosroi, (2012b) Transdermal absorption and stability enhancement of salmon calcitonin by Tat peptide. Drug development and industrial pharmacy.


Mauthe, M., W. Yu, O. Krut, M. Kronke, F. Götz, H. Robenek & T. Proikas-Cezanne, (2012) WIPI-1 Positive Autophagosome-Like Vesicles Entrap Pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus for Lysosomal Degradation. International journal of cell biology 2012: 179207.


Rodriguez-Rubio, L., D. Gutierrez, B. Martinez, A. Rodriguez, F. Götz & P. Garcia, (2012) The tape measure protein of the Staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage vB_SauS-phiIPLA35 has an active muramidase domain. Appl Environ Microbiol 78: 6369-6371.


Saising, J., L. Dube, A.K. Ziebandt, S.P. Voravuthikunchai, M. Nega & F. Götz, (2012) Activity of gallidermin on Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56: 5804-5810.


Towhid, S.T., M. Nega, E.M. Schmidt, E. Schmid, T. Albrecht, P. Munzer, O. Borst, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2012) Stimulation of platelet apoptosis by peptidoglycan from Staphylococcus aureus 113. Apoptosis 17: 998-1008.


Wu, Y., J. Wang, T. Xu, J. Liu, W. Yu, Q. Lou, T. Zhu, N. He, H. Ben, J. Hu, F. Götz & D. Qu, (2012) The two-component signal transduction system ArlRS regulates Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation in an ica-dependent manner. PLoS One 7: e40041.


Yu, W. & F. Götz, (2012) Cell Wall antibiotics provoke accumulation of anchored mCherry in the cross wall of Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 7: e30076.


Zoll, S., M. Schlag, A.V. Shkumatov, M. Rautenberg, D.I. Svergun, F. Götz & T. Stehle, (2012) Ligand-binding properties and conformational dynamics of autolysin repeat domains in staphylococcal cell wall recognition. J Bacteriol 194: 3789-3802.




Leibig, M., M. Liebeke, D. Mader, M. Lalk, A. Peschel & F. Götz, (2011) Pyruvate formate lyase acts as a formate supplier for metabolic processes during anaerobiosis in Staphylococcus aureus. J Bacteriol 193: 952-962.


Lohcharoenkal, W., A. Manosaroi, F. Götz, R.G. Werner, W. Manosroi & J. Manosaroi, (2011) Potent enhancement of GFP uptake into HT-29 cells and rat skin permeation by coincubation with tat peptide. J Pharm Sci 100: 4766-4773.


Manosroi, A., W. Lohcharoenkal, F. Götz, R.G. Werner, W. Manosroi & J. Manosroi, (2011) Cellular uptake enhancement of Tat-GFP fusion protein loaded in elastic niosomes. Journal of biomedical nanotechnology 7: 366-376.


Seitter, M., C. Nerz, R. Rosenstein, F. Götz & C. Hertel, (2011) DNA microarray based detection of genes involved in safety and technologically relevant properties of food associated coagulase-negative staphylococci. Int J Food Microbiol 145: 449-458.


Wanke, I., H. Steffen, C. Christ, B. Krismer, F. Götz, A. Peschel, M. Schaller & B. Schittek, (2011) Skin commensals amplify the innate immune response to pathogens by activation of distinct signaling pathways. J Invest Dermatol 131: 382-390.


Willmann, R., H.M. Lajunen, G. Erbs, M.A. Newman, D. Kolb, K. Tsuda, F. Katagiri, J. Fliegmann, J.J. Bono, J.V. Cullimore, A.K. Jehle, F. Götz, A. Kulik, A. Molinaro, V. Lipka, A.A. Gust & T. Nürnberger, (2011) Arabidopsis lysin-motif proteins LYM1 LYM3 CERK1 mediate bacterial peptidoglycan sensing and immunity to bacterial infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108: 19824-19829.




Daly, K.M., M. Upton, S.K. Sandiford, L.A. Draper, P.A. Wescombe, R.W. Jack, P.M. O'Connor, A. Rossney, F. Götz, C. Hill, P.D. Cotter, R.P. Ross & J.R. Tagg, (2010) Production of the Bsa lantibiotic by community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus strains. J Bacteriol 192: 1131-1142.


Gaupp, R., S. Schlag, M. Liebeke, M. Lalk & F. Götz, (2010) Advantage of upregulation of succinate dehydrogenase in Staphylococcus aureus biofilms. J Bacteriol 192: 2385-2394.


Gökay, O., D. Kühner, M. Los, F. Götz, U. Bertsche & K. Albert, (2010) An efficient approach for the isolation, identification and evaluation of antimicrobial plant components on an analytical scale, demonstrated by the example of Radix imperatoriae. Anal Bioanal Chem 398: 2039-2047.


Götz, F., J. Hacker & M. Hecker, (2010) Pathophysiology of staphylococci in the post-genomic era. Int J Med Microbiol 300: 75.


Herbert, S., A.K. Ziebandt, K. Ohlsen, T. Schafer, M. Hecker, D. Albrecht, R. Novick & F. Götz, (2010) Repair of global regulators in Staphylococcus aureus 8325 and comparative analysis with other clinical isolates. Infect Immun 78: 2877-2889.


Hirschhausen, N., T. Schlesier, M.A. Schmidt, F. Götz, G. Peters & C. Heilmann, (2010) A novel staphylococcal internalization mechanism involves the major autolysin Atl and heat shock cognate protein Hsc70 as host cell receptor. Cell Microbiol.


Lin, P., T. Hu, J. Hu, W. Yu, C. Han, J. Zhang, G. Qin, K. Yu, F. Götz, X. Shen, H. Jiang & D. Qu, (2010) Characterization of peptide deformylase homologues from Staphylococcus epidermidis. Microbiology 156: 3194-3202.


Mainiero, M., C. Goerke, T. Geiger, C. Gonser, S. Herbert & C. Wolz, (2010) Differential target gene activation by the Staphylococcus aureus two-component system saeRS. J Bacteriol 192: 613-623.


Manosroi, A., P. Khanrin, W. Lohcharoenkal, R.G. Werner, F. Götz, W. Manosroi & J. Manosroi, (2010a) Transdermal absorption enhancement through rat skin of gallidermin loaded in niosomes. Int J Pharm 392: 304-310.


Manosroi, A., P. Khanrin, R.G. Werner, F. Götz, W. Manosroi & J. Manosroi, (2010b) Entrapment enhancement of peptide drugs in niosomes. J Microencapsul 27: 272-280.


Manosroi, J., N. Khositsuntiwong, W. Manosroi, F. Götz, R.G. Werner & A. Manosroi, (2010c) Enhancement of transdermal absorption, gene expression and stability of tyrosinase plasmid (pMEL34)-loaded elastic cationic niosomes: potential application in vitiligo treatment. J Pharm Sci 99: 3533-3541.


Manosroi, J., W. Lohcharoenkal, F. Götz, R.G. Werner, W. Manosroi & A. Manosroi, (2010d) Transdermal absorption enhancement of n-terminal tat-GFP fusion protein (TG) loaded in novel low-toxic elastic anionic niosomes. J Pharm Sci.


Müller, P., M. Müller-Anstett, J. Wagener, Q. Gao, S. Kaesler, M. Schaller, T. Biedermann & F. Götz, (2010) The Staphylococcus aureus lipoprotein SitC colocalizes with Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) in murine keratinocytes and elicits intracellular TLR2 accumulation. Infect Immun 78: 4243-4250.


Müller-Anstett, M.A., P. Müller, T. Albrecht, M. Nega, J. Wagener, Q. Gao, S. Kaesler, M. Schaller, T. Biedermann & F. Götz, (2010) Staphylococcal peptidoglycan co-localizes with Nod2 and TLR2 and activates innate immune response via both receptors in primary murine keratinocytes. PLoS One 5: e13153.


Pasztor, L., A.K. Ziebandt, M. Nega, M. Schlag, S. Haase, M. Franz-Wachtel, J. Madlung, A. Nordheim, D.E. Heinrichs & F. Götz, (2010) Staphylococcal major autolysin (atl) is involved in excretion of cytoplasmic proteins. J Biol Chem 285: 36794-36803.


Rosenstein, R. & F. Götz, (2010) Genomic differences between the food-grade Staphylococcus carnosus and pathogenic staphylococcal species. Int J Med Microbiol 300: 104-108.


Rotte, A., V. Pasham, M. Eichenmuller, H. Mahmud, N.T. Xuan, E. Shumilina, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2010) Effect of bacterial lipopolysaccharide on Na(+)/H(+) exchanger activity in dendritic cells. Cell Physiol Biochem 26: 553-562.


Schlag, M., R. Biswas, B. Krismer, T. Köhler, S. Zoll, W. Yu, H. Schwarz, A. Peschel & F. Götz, (2010) Role of staphylococcal wall teichoic acid in targeting the major autolysin Atl. Mol Microbiol 75: 864-873.


Schmaler, M., N.J. Jann, F. Götz & R. Landmann, (2010) Staphylococcal lipoproteins and their role in bacterial survival in mice. Int J Med Microbiol 300: 155-160.


Shimada, T., B.G. Park, A.J. Wolf, C. Brikos, H.S. Goodridge, C.A. Becker, C.N. Reyes, E.A. Miao, A. Aderem, F. Götz, G.Y. Liu & D.M. Underhill, (2010) Staphylococcus aureus evades lysozyme-based peptidoglycan digestion that links phagocytosis, inflammasome activation, and IL-1beta secretion. Cell Host Microbe 7: 38-49.


Shumilina, E., N.T. Xuan, E. Schmid, S.K. Bhavsar, K. Szteyn, S. Gu, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2010) Zinc induced apoptotic death of mouse dendritic cells. Apoptosis.


Stary, E., R. Gaupp, S. Lechner, M. Leibig, E. Tichy, M. Kolb & R. Bertram, (2010) New architectures for Tet-on and Tet-off regulation in Staphylococcus aureus. Appl Environ Microbiol 76: 680-687.


Volz, T., M. Nega, J. Buschmann, S. Kaesler, E. Guenova, A. Peschel, M. Röcken, F. Götz & T. Biedermann, (2010) Natural Staphylococcus aureus-derived peptidoglycan fragments activate NOD2 and act as potent costimulators of the innate immune system exclusively in the presence of TLR signals. FASEB J.


Xuan, N.T., E. Shumilina, E. Gulbins, S. Gu, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2010a) Triggering of dendritic cell apoptosis by xanthohumol. Mol Nutr Food Res.


Xuan, N.T., E. Shumilina, O. Nasir, D. Bobbala, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2010b) Stimulation of mouse dendritic cells by Gum Arabic. Cell Physiol Biochem 25: 641-648.


Xuan, N.T., E. Shumilina, S.M. Qadri, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2010c) Effect of thymoquinone on mouse dendritic cells. Cell Physiol Biochem 25: 307-314.


Xuan, N.T., E. Shumilina, E. Schmid, S.K. Bhavsar, R. Rexhepaj, F. Götz, E. Gulbins & F. Lang, (2010d) Role of acidic sphingomyelinase in thymol-mediated dendritic cell death. Mol Nutr Food Res 54: 1833-1841.


Yu, W., S. Herbert, P.L. Graumann & F. Götz, (2010) Contribution of SMC and SpoIIIE to chromosome segregation in staphylococci. J Bacteriol 192: 4067-4073.


Zoll, S., B. Patzold, M. Schlag, F. Götz, H. Kalbacher & T. Stehle, (2010) Structural basis of cell wall cleavage by a staphylococcal autolysin. PLoS Pathog 6: e1000807.




Biswas, L., R. Biswas, C. Nerz, K. Ohlsen, M. Schlag, T. Schäfer, T. Lamkemeyer, A.K. Ziebandt, K. Hantke, R. Rosenstein & F. Götz, (2009a) Role of the twin-arginine translocation pathway in Staphylococcus. J Bacteriol 191: 5921-5929.


Biswas, L., R. Biswas, M. Schlag, R. Bertram & F. Götz, (2009b) Small-colony variant selection as a survival strategy for Staphylococcus aureus in the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Appl Environ Microbiol 75: 6910-6912.


Bourgeois, I., E. Camiade, R. Biswas, P. Courtin, L. Gibert, F. Götz, M.P. Chapot-Chartier, J.L. Pons & M. Pestel-Caron, (2009) Characterization of AtlL, a bifunctional autolysin of Staphylococcus lugdunensis with N-acetylglucosaminidase and N-acetylmuramoyl-l-alanine amidase activities. FEMS Microbiol Lett 290: 105-113.


Fleury, B., W.L. Kelley, D. Lew, F. Götz, R.A. Proctor & P. Vaudaux, (2009) Transcriptomic and metabolic responses of Staphylococcus aureus exposed to supra-physiological temperatures. BMC Microbiol 9: 76.


Föller, M., R. Biswas, H. Mahmud, A. Akel, E. Shumilina, T. Wieder, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2009) Effect of peptidoglycans on erythrocyte survival. Int J Med Microbiol 299: 75-85.


Liang, C., C. Wolz, S. Herbert, J. Bernhard, S. Engelmann, M. Hecker, F. Götz & T. Dandekar, (2009) GENOVA: A rapid genome visualization and functional genomics software. Online Journal of Bioinformatics 10: 201-217.


Lützner, N., B. Patzold, S. Zoll, T. Stehle & H. Kalbacher, (2009) Development of a novel fluorescent substrate for Autolysin E, a bacterial type II amidase. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 380: 554-558.


Manosroi, A., N. Khositsuntiwong, F. Götz, R.G. Werner & J. Manosroi, (2009) Transdermal enhancement through rat skin of luciferase plasmid DNA loaded in elastic nanovesicles. J Liposome Res: 1-8.


Rosenstein, R., C. Nerz, L. Biswas, A. Resch, G. Raddatz, S.C. Schuster & F. Götz, (2009) Genome analysis of the meat starter culture bacterium Staphylococcus carnosus TM300. Appl Environ Microbiol 75: 811-822.


Schmaler, M., N.J. Jann, F. Ferracin, L.Z. Landolt, L. Biswas, F. Götz & R. Landmann, (2009) Lipoproteins in Staphylococcus aureus mediate inflammation by TLR2 and iron-dependent growth in vivo. J Immunol 182: 7110-7118.


Senyurek, I., M. Paulmann, T. Sinnberg, H. Kalbacher, M. Deeg, T. Gutsmann, M. Hermes, T. Kohler, F. Götz, C. Wolz, A. Peschel & B. Schittek, (2009) Dermcidin-derived peptides show a different mode of action than the cathelicidin LL-37 against Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53: 2499-2509.


Sopjani, M., M. Foller, J. Haendeler, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2009) Silver ion-induced suicidal erythrocyte death. J Appl Toxicol 29: 531-536.


Xuan, N.T., E. Shumilina, N. Matzner, I.M. Zemtsova, T. Biedermann, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2009) Ca2+-dependent functions in peptidoglycan-stimulated mouse dendritic cells. Cell Physiol Biochem 24: 167-176.




Hall, A.J., S. Morroll, P. Tighe, F. Götz & F.H. Falcone, (2008) Human chitotriosidase is expressed in the eye and lacrimal gland and has an antimicrobial spectrum different from lysozyme. Microbes Infect 10: 69-78.


Kraus, D., S. Herbert, S.A. Kristian, A. Khosravi, V. Nizet, F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2008) The GraRS regulatory system controls Staphylococcus aureus susceptibility to antimicrobial host defenses. BMC Microbiol 8: 85.


Kristian, S.A., T.A. Birkenstock, U. Sauder, D. Mack, F. Götz & R. Landmann, (2008) Biofilm formation induces C3a release and protects Staphylococcus epidermidis from IgG and complement deposition and from neutrophil-dependent killing. J Infect Dis 197: 1028-1035.


Leibig, M., B. Krismer, M. Kolb, A. Friede, F. Götz & R. Bertram, (2008) Marker removal in staphylococci via Cre recombinase and different lox sites. Appl Environ Microbiol 74: 1316-1323.


Müllner, M., O. Hammel, B. Mienert, S. Schlag, E. Bill & G. Unden, (2008) A PAS domain with an oxygen labile [4Fe-4S](2+) cluster in the oxygen sensor kinase NreB of Staphylococcus carnosus. Biochemistry 47: 13921-13932.


Parcina, M., C. Wendt, F. Götz, R. Zawatzky, U. Zähringer, K. Heeg & I. Bekeredjian-Ding, (2008) Staphylococcus aureus-induced plasmacytoid dendritic cell activation is based on an IgG-mediated memory response. J Immunol 181: 3823-3833.


Schlag, S., S. Fuchs, C. Nerz, R. Gaupp, S. Engelmann, M. Liebeke, M. Lalk, M. Hecker & F. Götz, (2008) Characterization of the oxygen-responsive NreABC regulon of Staphylococcus aureus. J Bacteriol 190: 7847-7858.


Wang, K., H. Mahmud, M. Foller, R. Biswas, K.S. Lang, E. Bohn, F. Götz & F. Lang, (2008) Lipopeptides in the triggering of erythrocyte cell membrane scrambling. Cell Physiol Biochem 22: 381-386.


Weidenmaier, C., J.F. Kokai-Kun, E. Kulauzovic, T. Kohler, G. Thumm, H. Stoll, F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2008) Differential roles of sortase-anchored surface proteins and wall teichoic acid in Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization. Int J Med Microbiol 298: 505-513.


Zell, C., M. Resch, R. Rosenstein, T. Albrecht, C. Hertel & F. Götz, (2008) Characterization of toxin production of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from food and starter cultures. Int J Food Microbiol 127: 246-251.




Becker, K., G. Bierbaum, C. von Eiff, S. Engelmann, F. Götz, J. Hacker, M. Hecker, G. Peters, R. Rosenstein & W. Ziebuhr, (2007) Understanding the physiology and adaptation of staphylococci: a post-genomic approach. Int J Med Microbiol 297: 483-501.


Bera, A., R. Biswas, S. Herbert, E. Kulauzovic, C. Weidenmaier, A. Peschel & F. Götz, (2007) Influence of wall teichoic acid on lysozyme resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. J Bacteriol 189: 280-283.


Fedtke, I., D. Mader, T. Kohler, H. Moll, G. Nicholson, R. Biswas, K. Henseler, F. Götz, U. Zähringer & A. Peschel, (2007) A Staphylococcus aureus ypfP mutant with strongly reduced lipoteichoic acid (LTA) content: LTA governs bacterial surface properties and autolysin activity. Mol Microbiol 65: 1078-1091.


Gust, A.A., R. Biswas, H.D. Lenz, T. Rauhut, S. Ranf, B. Kemmerling, F. Götz, E. Glawischnig, J. Lee, G. Felix & T. Nürnberger, (2007) Bacteria-derived peptidoglycans constitute pathogen-associated molecular patterns triggering innate immunity in Arabidopsis. J Biol Chem 282: 32338-32348.


Herbert, S., A. Bera, C. Nerz, D. Kraus, A. Peschel, C. Goerke, M. Meehl, A. Cheung & F. Götz, (2007) Molecular basis of resistance to muramidase and cationic antimicrobial peptide activity of lysozyme in staphylococci. PLoS Pathog 3: e102.


Jankovic, I. & R. Brückner, (2007) Carbon catabolite repression of sucrose utilization in Staphylococcus xylosus: catabolite control protein CcpA ensures glucose preference and autoregulatory limitation of sucrose utilization. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 12: 114-120.


Kempe, D.S., A. Akel, P.A. Lang, T. Hermle, R. Biswas, J. Muresanu, B. Friedrich, P. Dreischer, C. Wolz, U. Schumacher, A. Peschel, F. Götz, G. Döring, T. Wieder, E. Gulbins & F. Lang, (2007) Suicidal erythrocyte death in sepsis. J Mol Med 85: 269-277.


Kraus, D., H. Kalbacher, J. Buschmann, B. Berger-Bächi, F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2007) Muropeptide modification-amidation of peptidoglycan D-glutamate does not affect the proinflammatory activity of Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun 75: 2084-2087.


Meehl, M., S. Herbert, F. Götz & A. Cheung, (2007) Interaction of the GraRS two-component system with the VraFG ABC transporter to support vancomycin-intermediate resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51: 2679-2689.


Schlag, S., C. Nerz, T.A. Birkenstock, F. Altenberend & F. Götz, (2007) Inhibition of staphylococcal biofilm formation by nitrite. J Bacteriol 189: 7911-7919.


Wu, C.Y., C.L. Chen, Y.H. Lee, Y.C. Cheng, Y.C. Wu, H.Y. Shu, F. Götz & S.T. Liu, (2007) Nonribosomal Synthesis of Fengycin on an Enzyme Complex Formed by Fengycin Synthetases. J Biol Chem 282: 5608-5616.




Bera, A., R. Biswas, S. Herbert & F. Götz, (2006) The presence of peptidoglycan O-acetyltransferase in various staphylococcal species correlates with lysozyme resistance and pathogenicity. Infect Immun 74: 4598-4604.


Biswas, R., L. Voggu, U.K. Simon, P. Hentschel, G. Thumm & F. Götz, (2006) Activity of the major staphylococcal autolysin Atl. FEMS Microbiol Lett 259: 260-268.


Clauditz, A., A. Resch, K.P. Wieland, A. Peschel & F. Götz, (2006) Staphyloxanthin plays a role in the fitness of Staphylococcus aureus and its ability to cope with oxidative stress. Infect Immun 74: 4950-4953.


Götz, F., T. Bannerman & K.H. Schleifer, (2006) The Genera Staphylococcus and Macrococcus. In: Procaryotes. M. Dworkin (ed). New York: Springer, pp. 5-75.


Hashimoto, M., K. Tawaratsumida, H. Kariya, A. Kiyohara, Y. Suda, F. Krikae, T. Kirikae & F. Götz, (2006) Not lipoteichoic acid but lipoproteins appear to be the dominant immunobiologically active compounds in Staphylococcus aureus. J Immunol 177: 3162-3169.


McNamara, P.J. & R.A. Proctor, (2006) Bacterial interactions and the microevolution of cytochrome bd: implications for pathogenesis. J Bacteriol 188: 7997-7998.


Resch, A., S. Leicht, M. Saric, L. Pasztor, A. Jakob, F. Götz & A. Nordheim, (2006a) Comparative proteome analysis of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm and planktonic cells and correlation with transcriptome profiling. Proteomics 6: 1867-1877.


Resch, A., S. Leicht, M. Saric, L. Pasztor, A. Jakob, F. Götz & A. Nordheim, (2006b) Comparative proteome analysis of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm and planktonic cells and correlation with transcriptome profiling-correction. Proteomics 6: 2327.


Steffen, H., S. Rieg, I. Wiedemann, H. Kalbacher, M. Deeg, H.G. Sahl, A. Peschel, F. Götz, C. Garbe & B. Schittek, (2006) Naturally processed dermcidin-derived peptides do not permeabilize bacterial membranes and kill microorganisms irrespective of their charge. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50: 2608-2620.


Voggu, L., S. Schlag, R. Biswas, R. Rosenstein, C. Rausch & F. Götz, (2006) Microevolution of cytochrome bd oxidase in staphylococci and its implication in resistance to respiratory toxins released by Pseudomonas. J Bacteriol 188: 8079-8086.




Bera, A., S. Herbert, A. Jakob, W. Vollmer & F. Götz, (2005) Why are pathogenic staphylococci so lysozyme resistant? The peptidoglycan O-acetyltransferase OatA is the major determinant for lysozyme resistance of Staphylococcus aureus. Mol Microbiol 55: 778-787.


Kropec, A., T. Maira-Litran, K.K. Jefferson, M. Grout, S.E. Cramton, F. Götz, D.A. Goldmann & G.B. Pier, (2005) Poly-N-acetylglucosamine production in Staphylococcus aureus is essential for virulence in murine models of systemic infection. Infect Immun 73: 6868-6876.


Pelz, A., K.P. Wieland, K. Putzbach, P. Hentschel, K. Albert & F. Götz, (2005) Structure and biosynthesis of staphyloxanthin from Staphylococcus aureus. J Biol Chem 280: 32493-32498.


Resch, A., B. Fehrenbacher, K. Eisele, M. Schaller & F. Götz, (2005a) Phage release from biofilm and planktonic Staphylococcus aureus cells. FEMS Microbiol Lett 252: 89-96.


Resch, A., R. Rosenstein, C. Nerz & F. Götz, (2005b) Differential gene expression profiling of Staphylococcus aureus cultivated under biofilm and planktonic conditions. Appl Environ Microbiol 71: 2663-2676.


Stoll, H., J. Dengjel, C. Nerz & F. Götz, (2005) Staphylococcus aureus deficient in lipidation of prelipoproteins is attenuated in growth and immune activation. Infect Immun 73: 2411-2423.


Tormo, M.A., E. Knecht, F. Götz, I. Lasa & J.R. Penades, (2005) Bap-dependent biofilm formation by pathogenic species of Staphylococcus: evidence of horizontal gene transfer? Microbiology 151: 2465-2475.




Cramton, S. & F. Götz, (2004) Biofilm development in Staphylococcus. In: Microbial Biofilms. M.A. Ghannoum & G.A. O‚Toole (eds). Washington, DC.: ASM Press, pp. 64-84.


Fedtke, I., F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2004) Bacterial evasion of innate host defenses - the Staphylococcus aureus lesson. Int J Med Microbiol 294: 189-194.


Götz, F., (2004a) Hyicolysin. In: Handbook of proteolytic enzymes 2nd edition. Elsevier Ltd, pp. 456-458.


Götz, F., (2004b) Staphylococci in colonization and disease: prospective targets for drugs and vaccines. Curr Opin Microbiol 7: 477-487.


Kamps, A., S. Achebach, I. Fedtke, G. Unden & F. Götz, (2004) Staphylococcal NreB: an O-sensing histidine protein kinase with an O-labile iron-sulphur cluster of the FNR type. Mol Microbiol 52: 713-723.


Kristian, S.A., T. Golda, F. Ferracin, S.E. Cramton, B. Neumeister, A. Peschel, F. Götz & R. Landmann, (2004) The ability of biofilm formation does not influence virulence of Staphylococcus aureus and host response in a mouse tissue cage infection model. Microb Pathog 36: 237-245.


Schmollinger, M., I. Fischer, C. Nerz, S. Pinkenburg, F. Götz, M. Kaufmann, K.J. Lange, R. Reuter, W. Rosenstiel & A. Zell, (2004) ParSeq: searching motifs with structural and biochemical properties. Bioinformatics 20: 1459-1461.


Wieland, H., F. Götz & B. Neumeister, (2004) Phagosomal acidification is not a prerequisite for intracellular multiplication of Legionella pneumophila in human monocytes. J Infect Dis 189: 1610-1614.




Francois, P., P.H. Tu Quoc, C. Bisognano, W.L. Kelley, D.P. Lew, J. Schrenzel, S.E. Cramton, F. Götz & P. Vaudaux, (2003) Lack of biofilm contribution to bacterial colonisation in an experimental model of foreign body infection by Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 35: 135-140.


Jefferson, K.K., S.E. Cramton, F. Götz & G.B. Pier, (2003) Identification of a 5-nucleotide sequence that controls expression of the ica locus in Staphylococcus aureus and characterization of the DNA-binding properties of IcaR. Mol Microbiol 48: 889-899.


Kies, S., C. Vuong, M. Hille, A. Peschel, C. Meyer, F. Götz & M. Otto, (2003) Control of antimicrobial peptide synthesis by the agr quorum sensing system in Staphylococcus epidermidis: activity of the lantibiotic epidermin is regulated at the level of precursor peptide processing. Peptides 24: 329-338.


Kristian, S.A., X. Lauth, V. Nizet, F. Götz, B. Neumeister, A. Peschel & R. Landmann, (2003) Alanylation of teichoic acids protects Staphylococcus aureus against Toll-like receptor 2-dependent host defense in a mouse tissue cage infection model. J Infect Dis 188: 414-423.


Nieuwenhuizen, W.F., S. van Leeuwen, R.W. Jack, M.R. Egmond & F. Götz, (2003) Molecular cloning and characterization of the alkaline ceramidase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA01. Protein Expr Purif 30: 94-104.




Collins, L.V., S.A. Kristian, C. Weidenmaier, M. Faigle, K.P. Van Kessel, J.A. Van Strijp, F. Götz, B. Neumeister & A. Peschel, (2002) Staphylococcus aureus strains lacking D-alanine modifications of teichoic acids are highly susceptible to human neutrophil killing and are virulence attenuated in mice. J Infect Dis 186: 214-219.


Fedtke, I., A. Kamps, B. Krismer & F. Götz, (2002) The nitrate reductase and nitrite reductase operons and the narT gene of Staphylococcus carnosus are positively controlled by the novel two-component system NreBC. J Bacteriol 184: 6624-6634.


Götz, F., (2002a) Den Wettlauf gegen die Bakterien gewinnen. In: BMBF Newsletter. pp. 6-8.


Götz, F., (2002b) Staphylococcus and biofilms. Mol Microbiol 43: 1367-1378.


Jankovic, I. & R. Brückner, (2002) Carbon catabolite repression by the catabolite control protein CcpA in Staphylococcus xylosus. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 4: 309-314.


Nieuwenhuizen, W.F., S. van Leeuwen, F. Götz & M.R. Egmond, (2002) Synthesis of a novel fluorescent ceramide analogue and its use in the characterization of recombinant ceramidase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA01. Chemistry and physics of lipids 114: 181-191.




Braun, V. & F. Götz, (2001) Microbial fundamentals of biotechnology. In. Weinheim: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, pp. 365.


Cramton, S.E., C. Gerke & F. Götz, (2001a) In vitro methods to study staphylococcal biofilm formation. Methods Enzymol 336: 239-255.


Cramton, S.E., M. Ulrich, F. Götz & G. Döring, (2001b) Anaerobic conditions induce expression of polysaccharide intercellular adhesin in Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Infect Immun 69: 4079-4085.


Götz, F., (2001) Genetic and biochemical analysis of the biosynthesis of the organge carotenoid staphyloxanthin of Staphylococcus aureus. In: Microbial fundamentals of biotechnology. V. Braun & F. Götz (eds). Weinheim: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, pp. 284-294.


Götz, F. & G. Jung, (2001) Biosynthesis of the lantibiotics epidermin and gallidermin. In: Microbial fundamentals of biotechnology. V. Braun & F. Götz (eds). Weinheim: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, pp. 52-92.


Götz, F. & R. Rosenstein, (2001) Staphylococcal lipases: Molecular characterization and use as an expression and secretion system. In: Microbial fundamentals of biotechnology. V. Braun & F. Götz (eds). Weinheim: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, pp. 238-248.


Gross, M., S.E. Cramton, F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2001) Key role of teichoic acid net charge in Staphylococcus aureus colonization of artificial surfaces. Infect Immun 69: 3423-3426.


Hille, M., S. Kies, F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2001) Dual role of GdmH in producer immunity and secretion of the Staphylococcal lantibiotics gallidermin and epidermin. Appl Environ Microbiol 67: 1380-1383.


Jankovic, I., O. Egeter & R. Bruckner, (2001) Analysis of catabolite control protein A-dependent repression in Staphylococcus xylosus by a genomic reporter gene system. J Bacteriol 183: 580-586.


Kies, S., M. Otto, C. Vuong & F. Götz, (2001) Identification of the sigB Operon in Staphylococcus epidermidis: Construction and Characterization of a sigB Deletion Mutant. Infect Immun 69: 7933-7936.


Manosroi, J., C. Tayapiwatana, F. Götz, R.G. Werner & A. Manosroi, (2001) Secretion of active recombinant human tissue plasminogen activator derivatives in Escherichia coli. Appl Environ Microbiol 67: 2657-2664.


Otto, M., H. Echner, W. Voelter & F. Götz, (2001) Pheromone cross-inhibition between Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Infect Immun 69: 1957-1960.


Otto, M. & F. Götz, (2001) ABC transporters of staphylococci. Res Microbiol 152: 351-356.


Rupp, M.E., P.D. Fey, C. Heilmann & F. Götz, (2001) Characterization of the importance of Staphylococcus epidermidis autolysin and polysaccharide intercellular adhesin in the pathogenesis of intravascular catheter-associated infection in a rat model. J Infect Dis 183: 1038-1042.


Staubitz, P., A. Peschel, W.F. Nieuwenhuizen, M. Otto, F. Götz, G. Jung & R.W. Jack, (2001) Structure-function relationships in the tryptophan-rich, antimicrobial peptide indolicidin. J Peptide Sci 7: 552-564.


Sturmfels, A., F. Götz & A. Peschel, (2001) Secretion of human growth hormone by the food-grade bacterium Staphylococcus carnosus requires a propeptide irrespective of the signal peptide used. Arch Microbiol 175: 295-300.


van Kampen, M.D., R. Rosenstein, F. Götz & M.R. Egmond, (2001) Cloning, purification and characterisation of Staphylococcus warneri lipase 2. Biochim Biophys Acta 1544: 229-241.




Cramton, S.E., N.F. Schnell, F. Götz & R. Brückner, (2000) Identification of a new repetitive element in Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun 68: 2344-2348.


Götz, F., C. Heilmann & S.E. Cramton, (2000) Molecular basis of catheter associated infections by staphylococci. Adv Exp Med Biol 485: 103-111.


Götz, F. & G. Peters, (2000) Colonization of medical devices by coagulase-negative staphylococci. In: Infections associated with indwelling medical devices. F.A. Waldvogel & A.L. Bisno (eds). Washington, D.C.: ASM, pp. 55 - 88.


Huynh, P.L., I. Jankovic, N.F. Schnell & R. Brückner, (2000) Characterization of an HPr kinase mutant of Staphylococcus xylosus. J Bacteriol 182: 1895-1902.


Otto, M. & F. Götz, (2000) Analysis of quorum sensing activity in staphylococci by RP-HPLC of staphylococcal delta-toxin. Biotechniques 28: 1088-1096.


Peschel, A., C. Vuong, M. Otto & F. Götz, (2000) The D-alanine residues of Staphylococcus aureus teichoic acids alter the susceptibility to vancomycin and the activity of autolytic enzymes. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44: 2845-2847.


Rosenstein, R. & F. Götz, (2000) Staphylococcal lipases: biochemical and molecular characterization. Biochimie 82: 1005-1014.


Rziha, H., M. Henkel, R. Cottone, B. Bauer, U. Auge, F. Götz, E. Pfaff, M. Rottgen, C. Dehio & M. Buttner, (2000) Generation of recombinant parapoxviruses: non-essential genes suitable for insertion and expression of foreign genes. J Biotechnol 83: 137-145.


Saenz, H.L., V. Augsburger, C. Vuong, R.W. Jack, F. Götz & M. Otto, (2000) Inducible expression and cellular location of AgrB, a protein involved in the maturation of the staphylococcal quorum-sensing pheromone. Arch Microbiol 174: 452-455.


Vuong, C., F. Götz & M. Otto, (2000a) Construction and characterization of an agr deletion mutant of Staphylococcus epidermidis. Infect Immun 68: 1048-1053.


Vuong, C., H.L. Saenz, F. Götz & M. Otto, (2000b) Impact of the agr quorum-sensing system on adherence to polystyrene in Staphylococcus aureus. J Infect Dis 182: 1688-1693.


Ziebuhr, W., I. Lössner, S. Rachid, K. Dietrich, F. Götz & J. Hacker, (2000) Modulation of the polysaccharide intercellular adhesin (PIA) expression in biofilm forming Staphylococcus epidermidis. Analysis of genetic mechanisms. Adv Exp Med Biol 485: 151-157.

1990 - 1999


Augustin, J. & F. Götz, (1990) Transformation of Staphylococcus epidermidis and other staphylococcal species with plasmid DNA by electroporation. FEMS Microbiol Lett 54: 203-207.


Augustin, J., R. Rosenstein, B. Wieland, U. Schneider, N. Schnell, G. Engelke, K.-D. Entian & F. Götz, (1991) Identification of epidermin biosynthetic genes by complementation studies and heterologous expression. In: Nisin and novel lantibiotics. G. Jung & H.-G. Sahl (eds). Leiden: ESCOM, pp. 277-286.


Augustin, J., R. Rosenstein, B. Wieland, U. Schneider, N. Schnell, G. Engelke, K.D. Entian & F. Götz, (1992) Genetic analysis of epidermin biosynthetic genes and epidermin-negative mutants of Staphylococcus epidermidis. Eur J Biochem 204: 1149-1154.


Ayora, S. & F. Götz, (1994) Genetic and biochemical properties of an extracellular neutral metalloprotease from Staphylococcus hyicus subsp. hyicus. Mol Gen Genet 242: 421-430.


Ayora, S., P.E. Lindgren & F. Götz, (1994) Biochemical properties of a novel metalloprotease from Staphylococcus hyicus subsp. hyicus involved in extracellular lipase processing. J Bacteriol 176: 3218-3223.


Bassias, J. & R. Brückner, (1998) Regulation of lactose utilization genes in Staphylococcus xylosus. J Bacteriol 180: 2273-2279.


Bormann, C., K. Nikoleit, M. Potgeter, C. Tesch, P. Sommer & F. Götz, (1993) Untersuchung lipolytischer Enzyme von Streptomyceten. Dechema Mongraphieband 129: 237-247.


Brötz, H., M. Josten, I. Wiedemann, U. Schneider, F. Götz, G. Bierbaum & H.G. Sahl, (1998) Role of lipid-bound peptidoglycan precursors in the formation of pores by nisin, epidermin and other lantibiotics. Mol Microbiol 30: 317-327.


Brückner, R., (1997) Gene replacement in Staphylococcus carnosus and Staphylococcus xylosus. FEMS Microbiol Lett 151: 1-8.


Brückner, R. & F. Götz, (1995) Development of a food-grade vector system for Staphylococcus carnosus. System. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 510-516.


Brückner, R., E. Wagner & F. Götz, (1993) Characterization of a sucrase gene from Staphylococcus xylosus. J Bacteriol 175: 851-857.


Brune, K.A. & F. Götz, (1992) Degradation of lipids by bacterial lipases. In: Microbial degradation of natural products. Winkelmann (ed). Weinheim: VCH, pp. 243-266.


Cramton, S.E., C. Gerke, N.F. Schnell, W.W. Nichols & F. Götz, (1999) The intercellular adhesion (ica) locus is present in Staphylococcus aureus and is required for biofilm formation. Infect Immun 67: 5427-5433.


de la Fuente, R., J.A. Ruiz Santa Quitera, A. Domenech & F. Götz, (1991) Plasmid profiles of Staphylococcus intermedius causing infections in dogs. In: The staphylococci, Zbl. Bakt. Suppl. 21. J.a. Ciborowski. (ed). New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart, pp. 398-400.


Demleitner, G. & F. Götz, (1994) Evidence for importance of the Staphylococcus hyicus lipase pro-peptide in lipase secretion, stability and activity. FEMS Microbiol Lett 121: 189-197.


Fast, B., P. Lindgren & F. Götz, (1996) Cloning, sequencing, and characterization of a gene (narT) encoding a transport protein involved in dissimilatory nitrate reduction in Staphylococcus carnosus. Arch Microbiol 166: 361-367.


Fey, P.D., J.S. Ulphani, F. Götz, C. Heilmann, D. Mack & M.E. Rupp, (1999) Characterization of the relationship between polysaccharide intercellular adhesin and hemagglutination in Staphylococcus epidermidis. J Infect Dis 179: 1561-1564.


Freund, S., G. Jung, O. Gutbrod, G. Folkers, W.A. Gibbons, H. Allgaier & R. Werner, (1991) The solution structure of the lantibiotic gallidermin. Biopolymers 31: 803-811.


Geissler, S., F. Götz & T. Kupke, (1996) Serine protease EpiP from Staphylococcus epidermidis catalyzes the processing of the epidermin precursor peptide. J Bacteriol 178: 284-288.


Gering, M., F. Götz & R. Brückner, (1996) Sequence and analysis of the replication region of the Staphylococcus xylosus plasmid pSX267. Gene 182: 117-122.


Gerke, C., A. Kraft, R. Süssmuth, O. Schweitzer & F. Götz, (1998) Characterization of the N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase activity involved in the biosynthesis of the Staphylococcus epidermidis polysaccharide intercellular adhesin. J Biol Chem 273: 18586-18593.


Götz, F., (1990a) Applied genetics in the Gram positive bacterium Staphylococcus carnosus. Food Biotechnol. 4: 505-513.


Götz, F., (1990b) Development of a cloning system in Staphylococcus carnosus: Different processing of the Staphylococcus hyicus lipase in Staphylococcus carnosus and Staphylococcus hyicus. In: Molecular biology of the staphylococci. R.P. Novick (ed). New York: VCH Publishers, pp. 273-281.


Götz, F., (1990c) Staphylococcus carnosus: a new host organism for gene cloning and protein production. Soc Appl Bacteriol Symp Ser 19: 49S-53S.


Götz, F., (1991) Staphylococcal lipases and phospholipases. In: Lipases: structure, mechanism and genetic engineering. L. Alberghina, R.D.Schmid & R. Verger (eds). Weinheim: VCH, pp. 285-292.


Götz, F., (1992) Mikroorganismen und ihre Rolle in der lebensmittelverarbeitenden und pharmazeutischen Industrie. In: Keimarme und sterile Prozesse in der Lebensmittel- und pharmazeutischen Industrie. D. Nanz, W. Kohler & U. Tübingen (eds). pp. 19-33.


Götz, F., (1993) Structure and function of DNA. In: Biotechnology, Genetic fundamentals and genetic engineering. A. Pühler (ed). Weinheim: VCH, pp. 191-231.


Götz, F., (1999) From new targets to new anti-infective substances. Nova Acta Leopoldina 307: 281-294.


Götz, F., K.-D. Entian, G. Jung & H. Zähner, (1990) Structure and DNA sequence analysis of the staphylococcal lantibiotics epidermin and gallidermin. In: Pathogenesis of wound and biomaterial-associated infections. T. Wadström, J. Eliasson, I. Holder & A. Ljungh (eds). London: Springer Verlag, pp. 285-292.


Götz, F., C. Heilmann & F. Schumacher-Perdreau, (1994) Charakterisierung einer Plastik-adhäsionsnegativen Mutante von Staphylococcus epidermidis. In: Modulation der Virulenz von Krankheitserregern. J. Hacker & J. Heesemann (eds). Gräfelfing: Socio Medico Verlag, pp. 84-102.


Götz, F. & L. Sedewitz, (1991) Physiological role of pyruvate oxidase in ther aerobic metabolism of Lactobacillus plantarum. In: Biochemistry and physiology of thiamin diphosphate enzymes. H. Bisswanger & J. Ullrich (eds). Weinheim: VCH, pp. 286-293.


Götz, F., H.M. Verheij & R. Rosenstein, (1998) Staphylococcal lipases: molecular characterisation, secretion, and processing. Chemistry and physics of lipids 93: 15-25.


Halfmann, G., F. Götz & W. Lubitz, (1993) Expression of bacteriophage PhiX174 lysis gene E in Staphylococcus carnosus TM300. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 108: 139-144.


Heilmann, C., C. Gerke, F. Perdreau-Remington & F. Götz, (1996a) Characterization of Tn917 insertion mutants of Staphylococcus epidermidis affected in biofilm formation. Infect Immun 64: 277-282.


Heilmann, C. & F. Götz, (1998) Further characterization of Staphylococcus epidermidis transposon mutants deficient in primary attachment or intercellular adhesion. Zentralbl Bakteriol 287: 69-83.


Heilmann, C., M. Hussain, G. Peters & F. Götz, (1997) Evidence for autolysin-mediated primary attachment of Staphylococcus epidermidis to a polystyrene surface. Mol Microbiol 24: 1013-1024.


Heilmann, C., O. Schweitzer, C. Gerke, N. Vanittanakom, D. Mack & F. Götz, (1996b) Molecular basis of intercellular adhesion in the biofilm-forming Staphylococcus epidermidis. Mol Microbiol 20: 1083-1091.


Jack, R., F. Götz & G. Jung, (1997) Lantibiotics. In: Products of secundary metabolism. H. Kleinkauf & H. von Döhren (eds). Weinheim: VCH, pp. 323-368.


Jäger, S., G. Demleitner & F. Götz, (1992) Lipase of Staphylococcus hyicus: analysis of the catalytic triad by site-directed mutagenesis. FEMS Microbiol Lett 79: 249-254.


Jose, J., S. Christians, R. Rosenstein, F. Götz & H. Kaltwasser, (1991) Cloning and expression of various staphylococcal genes encoding urease in Staphylococcus carnosus. FEMS Microbiol Lett 64: 277-281.


Kempf, M., U. Theobald & H.-P. Fiedler, (1999) Economic improvement of the fermentative production of gallidermin by Staphylococcus gallinarum. Biotechnol. Letters 21: 663-667.


Kloos, W., K.H. Schleifer & F. Götz, (1992) The Genus Staphylococcus. In: The Prokaryotes. A. Balows, H.G. Trüper, M. Dworkin, W. Harder & K.H. Schleifer (eds). London: Springer Verlag, pp. 1369-1420.


Kuipers, O.P., G. Bierbaum, B. Ottenwälder, H.M. Dodd, N. Horn, J. Metzger, T. Kupke, V. Gnau, R. Bongers, P. van den Bogaard, H. Kosters, H.S. Rollema, W.M. de Vos, R.J. Siezen, G. Jung, F. Götz, H.G. Sahl & M.J. Gasson, (1996) Protein engineering of lantibiotics. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 69: 161-169.


Kupke, T. & F. Götz, (1996a) Expression, purification, and characterization of EpiC, an enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of the lantibiotic epidermin, and sequence analysis of Staphylococcus epidermidis epiC mutants. J Bacteriol 178: 1335-1340.


Kupke, T. & F. Götz, (1996b) Post-translational modifications of lantibiotics. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 69: 139-150.


Kupke, T. & F. Götz, (1997a) The enethiolate anion reaction products of EpiD. Pka value of the enethiol side chain is lower than that of the thiol side chain of peptides. The Journal of biological chemistry 272: 4759-4762.


Kupke, T. & F. Götz, (1997b) In vivo reaction of affinity-tag-labelled epidermin precursor peptide with flavoenzyme EpiD. FEMS Microbiol Lett 153: 25-32.


Kupke, T., C. Kempter, V. Gnau, G. Jung & F. Götz, (1994) Mass spectroscopic analysis of a novel enzymatic reaction. Oxidative decarboxylation of the lantibiotic precursor peptide EpiA catalyzed by the flavoprotein EpiD. J Biol Chem 269: 5653-5659.


Kupke, T., C. Kempter, G. Jung & F. Götz, (1995) Oxidative decarboxylation of peptides catalyzed by flavoprotein EpiD. Determination of substrate specificity using peptide libraries and neutral loss mass spectrometry. J Biol Chem 270: 11282-11289.


Kupke, T., S. Stevanovic, B. Ottenwälder, J.W. Metzger, G. Jung & F. Götz, (1993) Purification and characterization of EpiA, the peptide substrate for post-translational modifications involved in epidermin biosynthesis. FEMS Microbiol Lett 112: 43-48.


Kupke, T., S. Stevanovic, H.G. Sahl & F. Götz, (1992) Purification and characterization of EpiD, a flavoprotein involved in the biosynthesis of the lantibiotic epidermin. J Bacteriol 174: 5354-5361.


Leuveling Tjeenk, M., Y.B. Bulsink, A.J. Slotboom, H.M. Verheij, G.H. de Haas, G. Demleitner & F. Götz, (1994) Inactivation of Staphylococcus hyicus lipase by hexadecylsulfonyl fluoride: evidence for an active site serine. Protein Eng 7: 579-583.


Mack, D., W. Fischer, A. Krokotsch, K. Leopold, R. Hartmann, H. Egge & R. Laufs, (1996) The intercellular adhesin involved in biofilm accumulation of Staphylococcus epidermidis is a linear beta-1,6-linked glucosaminoglycan: purification and structural analysis. J Bacteriol 178: 175-183.


Märkl, H., M. Lechner & F. Götz, (1990) A new dialysis fermentor for the production of high concentrations of extracellular enzymes. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 69: 244-249.


Neubauer, H. & F. Götz, (1996) Physiology and interaction of nitrate and nitrite reduction in Staphylococcus carnosus. J Bacteriol 178: 2005-2009.


Neubauer, H., I. Pantel & F. Götz, (1998) Characterization of moeB--part of the molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis gene cluster in Staphylococcus carnosus. FEMS Microbiol Lett 164: 55-62.


Neubauer, H., I. Pantel & F. Götz, (1999a) Molecular characterization of the nitrite-reducing system of Staphylococcus carnosus. J Bacteriol 181: 1481-1488.


Neubauer, H., I. Pantel, P.E. Lindgren & F. Götz, (1999b) Characterization of the molybdate transport system ModABC of Staphylococcus carnosus. Arch Microbiol 172: 109-115.


Nikoleit, K., R. Rosenstein, H.M. Verheij & F. Götz, (1995) Comparative biochemical and molecular analysis of the Staphylococcus hyicus, Staphylococcus aureus and a hybrid lipase. Indication for a C- terminal phospholipase domain. Eur J Biochem 228: 732-738.


Ohlsen, K., W. Ziebuhr, W. Reichardt, W. Witte, F. Götz & J. Hacker, (1999) Mobile elements, phages, and genomic islands of staphylococci and streptococci. In: Pathogenicity islands and other mobile virulence elements. J.B. Kaper & J. Hacker (eds). Washington, D.C.: ASM, pp.


Ottenwälder, B., T. Kupke, S. Brecht, V. Gnau, J. Metzger, G. Jung & F. Götz, (1995) Isolation and characterization of genetically engineered gallidermin and epidermin analogs. Appl Environ Microbiol 61: 3894-3903.


Otto, M., A. Peschel & F. Götz, (1998a) Producer self-protection against the lantibiotic epidermin by the ABC transporter EpiFEG of Staphylococcus epidermidis Tu3298. FEMS Microbiol Lett 166: 203-211.


Otto, M., R. Süssmuth, G. Jung & F. Götz, (1998b) Structure of the pheromone peptide of the Staphylococcus epidermidis agr system. FEBS Lett 424: 89-94.


Otto, M., R. Süssmuth, C. Vuong, G. Jung & F. Götz, (1999) Inhibition of virulence factor expression in Staphylococcus aureus by the Staphylococcus epidermidis agr pheromone and derivatives. FEBS Lett 450: 257-262.


Pantel, I., P.E. Lindgren, H. Neubauer & F. Götz, (1998) Identification and characterization of the Staphylococcus carnosus nitrate reductase operon. Mol Gen Genet 259: 105-114.


Pantucek, R., F. Götz, J. Doskar & S. Rosypal, (1996) Genomic variability of Staphylococcus aureus and the other coagulase-positive Staphylococcus species estimated by macrorestriction analysis using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Int J Syst Bacteriol 46: 216-222.


Pantucek, R., A. Rosypalova, J. Doskar, J. Kailerova, V. Ruzickova, P. Borecka, S. Snopkova, R. Horvath, F. Götz & S. Rosypal, (1998) The polyvalent staphylococcal phage phi 812: its host-range mutants and related phages. Virology 246: 241-252.


Peschel, A., J. Augustin, T. Kupke, S. Stevanovic & F. Götz, (1993) Regulation of epidermin biosynthetic genes by EpiQ. Mol Microbiol 9: 31-39.


Peschel, A. & F. Götz, (1996) Analysis of the Staphylococcus epidermidis genes epiF, -E, and -G involved in epidermin immunity. J Bacteriol 178: 531-536.


Peschel, A., B. Ottenwälder & F. Götz, (1996) Inducible production and cellular location of the epidermin biosynthetic enzyme EpiB using an improved staphylococcal expression system. FEMS Microbiol Lett 137: 279-284.


Peschel, A., M. Otto, R.W. Jack, H. Kalbacher, G. Jung & F. Götz, (1999) Inactivation of the dlt operon in Staphylococcus aureus confers sensitivity to defensins, protegrins, and other antimicrobial peptides. J Biol Chem 274: 8405-8410.


Peschel, A., N. Schnell, M. Hille, K.D. Entian & F. Götz, (1997) Secretion of the lantibiotics epidermin and gallidermin: sequence analysis of the genes gdmT and gdmH, their influence on epidermin production and their regulation by EpiQ. Mol Gen Genet 254: 312-318.


Rosenstein, R., D. Futter-Bryniok & F. Götz, (1999) The choline-converting pathway in Staphylococcus xylosus C2A: genetic and physiological characterization. J Bacteriol 181: 2273-2278.


Rosenstein, R., K. Nikoleit & F. Götz, (1994) Binding of ArsR, the repressor of the Staphylococcus xylosus (pSX267) arsenic resistance operon to a sequence with dyad symmetry within the ars promoter. Mol. Gen. Genet. 242: 566-572.


Rosenstein, R., A. Peschel & F. Götz, (1993) Molekularer Mechanismus der bakteriellen Resistenz gegenüber Arsen- und Antimonverbindungen. BioEngineering 9: 44-49.


Rosenstein, R., A. Peschel, B. Wieland & F. Götz, (1992) Expression and regulation of the antimonite, arsenite, and arsenate resistance operon of Staphylococcus xylosus plasmid pSX267. J Bacteriol 174: 3676-3683.


Samuelson, P., M. Hansson, N. Ahlborg, C. Andreoni, F. Götz, T. Bächi, T.N. Nguyen, H. Binz, M. Uhlen & S. Stahl, (1995) Cell surface display of recombinant proteins on Staphylococcus carnosus. J Bacteriol 177: 1470-1476.


Schnell, N., G. Egelke, J. Augustin, R. Rosenstein, V. Ungermann, F. Götz & K.-D. Entian, (1992) Analysis of genes involved in the biosynthesis of lantibiotic epidermin. Europ.J.Biochem. 204: 57-68.


Schnell, N., G. Engelke, J. Augustin, R. Rosenstein, F. Götz & K.-D. Entian, (1991) The operon-like organisation of lantibiotic epidermin biosynthesis genes. In: Nisin and novel lantibiotics. G. Jung & H.-G. Sahl (eds). Leiden: ESCOM, pp. 269-276.


Schumacher-Perdreau, F., C. Heilmann, G. Peters, F. Götz & G. Pulverer, (1994) Comparative analysis of a biofilm-forming Staphylococcus epidermidis strain and its adhesion-positive, accumulation-negative mutant M7. FEMS Microbiol Lett 117: 71-78.


Seeber, S., C. Kessler & F. Götz, (1990) Cloning, expression and characterization of the Sau3AI restriction and modification genes in Staphylococcus carnosus TM300. Gene 94: 37-43.


Simons, J.W., H. Adams, R.C. Cox, N. Dekker, F. Götz, A.J. Slotboom & H.M. Verheij, (1996) The lipase from Staphylococcus aureus. Expression in Escherichia coli, large-scale purification and comparison of substrate specificity to Staphylococcus hyicus lipase. Eur J Biochem 242: 760-769.


Simons, J.W., F. Götz, M.R. Egmond & H.M. Verheij, (1998a) Biochemical properties of staphylococcal (phospho)lipases. Chemistry and physics of lipids 93: 27-37.


Simons, J.W., M.D. van Kampen, S. Riel, F. Götz, M.R. Egmond & H.M. Verheij, (1998b) Cloning, purification and characterisation of the lipase from Staphylococcus epidermidis - comparison of the substrate selectivity with those of other microbial lipases. Eur J Biochem 253: 675-683.


Sizemore, C., E. Buchner, T. Rygus, C. Witke, F. Götz & W. Hillen, (1991) Organization, promoter analysis and transcriptional regulation of the Staphylococcus xylosus xylose utilization operon. Mol Gen Genet 227: 377-384.


Sizemore, C., B. Wieland, F. Götz & W. Hillen, (1992) Regulation of Staphylococcus xylosus xylose utilization genes at the molecular level. J Bacteriol 174: 3042-3048.


Snopkova, S., F. Götz, J. Doskar & S. Rosypal, (1994) Pulsed field gel electrophoresis of the genomic restriction fragments of coagulase-negative staphylococci. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 124: 131-140.


Sommer, P., C. Bormann & F. Götz, (1997) Genetic and biochemical characterization of a new extracellular streptomycetes lipase from Streptomyces cinnamomeus. Appl. Environm. Microbiol. 63: 3553-3560.


Strauss, A. & F. Götz, (1996) In vivo immobilization of enzymatically active polypeptides on the cell surface of Staphylococcus carnosus. Mol Microbiol 21: 491-500.


Strauss, A., G. Thumm & F. Götz, (1998) Influence of Lif, the lysostaphin immunity factor, on acceptors of surface proteins and cell wall sorting efficiency in Staphylococcus carnosus. J Bacteriol 180: 4960-4962.


Tesch, C., K. Nikoleit, V. Gnau, F. Götz & C. Bormann, (1996) Biochemical and molecular characterization of the extracellular esterase from Streptomyces diastatochromogenes. J Bacteriol 178: 1858-1865.


Teufel, P. & F. Götz, (1993) Characterization of an extracellular metalloprotease with elastase activity from Staphylococcus epidermidis. J Bacteriol 175: 4218-4224.


Thumm, G. & F. Götz, (1997) Studies on prolysostaphin processing and characterization of the lysostaphin immunity factor (Lif) of Staphylococcus simulans biovar staphylolyticus. Mol Microbiol 23: 1251-1265.


von Eiff, C., C. Heilmann, R.A. Proctor, C. Woltz, G. Peters & F. Götz, (1997) A site-directed Staphylococcus aureus hemB mutant is a small-colony variant which persists intracellularly. J Bacteriol 179: 4706-4712.


Wagner, E., J. Doskar & F. Götz, (1998) Physical and genetic map of the genome of Staphylococcus carnosus TM300. Microbiology 144 ( Pt 2): 509-517.


Wagner, E., F. Götz & R. Brückner, (1993) Cloning and characterization of the scrA gene encoding the sucrose-specific Enzyme II of the phosphotransferase system from Staphylococcus xylosus. Mol Gen Genet 241: 33-41.


Wagner, E., S. Marcandier, O. Egeter, J. Deutscher, F. Götz & R. Brückner, (1995) Glucose kinase-dependent catabolite repression in Staphylococcus xylosus. J. Bacteriol. 177: 6144-6152.


Wagner, E., G.G. Schmitz, K. Kaluza, M. Jarsch, F. Götz & C. Kessler, (1990) BmyI, a novel SduI isoschizomer from Bacillus mycoides recognizing 5'-GDGCH/C-3'. Nucleic Acids Res. 18: 3088.


Wenzig, E., F. Lottspeich, B. Verheij, G.H. de Haas & F. Götz, (1990) Extracellular processing of the Staphylococcus hyicus lipase. Biochem. (Life Science Adv.) 9: 47-56.


Wieland, B., C. Feil, E. Gloria-Maercker, G. Thumm, M. Lechner, J.M. Bravo, K. Poralla & F. Götz, (1994) Genetic and biochemical analyses of the biosynthesis of the yellow carotenoid 4,4'-diaponeurosporene of Staphylococcus aureus. J Bacteriol 176: 7719-7726.


Wieland, K.P., B. Wieland & F. Götz, (1995) A promoter-screening plasmid and xylose-inducible, glucose-repressible expression vectors for Staphylococcus carnosus. Gene 158: 91-96.


Witke, C. & F. Götz, (1993) Cloning, sequencing, and characterization of the gene encoding the class I fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase of Staphylococcus carnosus. J Bacteriol 175: 7495-7499.


Witke, C. & F. Götz, (1995) Cloning and nucleotide sequence of the signal peptidase II (lsp)-gene from Staphylococcus carnosus. FEMS Microbiol Lett 126: 233-239.


Ziebuhr, W., C. Heilmann, F. Götz, P. Meyer, K. Wilms, E. Straube & J. Hacker, (1997) Detection of the intercellular adhesion gene cluster (ica) and phase variation in Staphylococcus epidermidis blood culture strains and mucosal isolates. Infect Immun 65: 890-896.


Ziebuhr, W., V. Krimmer, S. Rachid, I. Lossner, F. Götz & J. Hacker, (1999) A novel mechanism of phase variation of virulence in Staphylococcus epidermidis: evidence for control of the polysaccharide intercellular adhesin synthesis by alternating insertion and excision of the insertion sequence element IS256. Mol Microbiol 32: 345-356.

1980 - 1989


de la Fuente, R., F. Götz & K.H. Schleifer, (1987) Comparative biochemical studies on aerobic mutants of Staphylococcus aureus subsp. anaerobius. System Appl. Microbiol. 9: 29-33.


de la Fuente, R., K.H. Schleifer, F. Götz & H.-P. Köst, (1986) Accumulation of porphyrins and pyrrole pigments by Staphylococcus aureus subsp. anaerobicus and its aerobic mutant. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 35: 183-188.


Elstner, E.F., F. Götz, K. Hollfelder, H. Heinisch, K.H. Schleifer & F.W. Kühne, (1986) Heme-activation by tetrachlorodecaoxide (TCDO). . In: Superoxide and superoxide dismutase in chemistry, biology and medicine. G. Rotilio (ed). Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. (Biomedical Division), pp. 551-554.


Faller, A.H., F. Götz & K.H. Schleifer, (1980) Cytochrome patterns of staphylococci and micrococci and their taxonomic implications. Zentralbl. bacteriol. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig C 1: 26-39.


Götz, F., (1986) Ein neues Wirt-Vektor-System bei Staphylococcus carnosus. Die Umschau 10: 530-537.


Götz, F., S. Ahrne & M. Lindberg, (1981) Plasmid transfer and genetic recombination by protoplast fusion in staphylococci. J. Bacteriol. 145: 74-81.


Götz, F., E.F. Elstner, B. Sedewitz & E. Lengfelder, (1980a) Oxygen utilization by Lactobacillus plantarum. II. Superoxide and superoxide dismutation. Arch. Microbiol. 125: 215-220.


Götz, F., S. Fischer & K.H. Schleifer, (1980b) Purification and characterisation of an unusually heat-stable and acid/base-stable class I fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase from Staphylococcus aureus. Eur J Biochem 108: 295-301.


Götz, F., B. Kreuz & K.H. Schleifer, (1983a) Protoplast transfomation of Staphylococcus carnosus by plasmid DNA. Mol Gen Genet 189: 340-342.


Götz, F. & E. Lengfelder, (1983) On the mechanism of the catalytic scavanging of superoxide radical by manganese pyrophosphate: A pulse radiolysis study. In: Oxy radicals and their scavanger systems. Volume I. Molecular aspects. G. Cohen & R.A. (eds). Greenwald: Elsevier Science Publishing Co., pp. 228-233.


Götz, F., F. Popp, E. Korn & K.H. Schleifer, (1985) Complete nucleotide sequence of the lipase gene from Staphylococcus hyicus cloned in Staphylococcus carnosus. Nucleic Acids Res 13: 5895-5906.


Götz, F., F. Popp & K.H. Schleifer, (1984) Isolation and characterization of a virulent bacteriophage from Staphylococcus carnosus. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 23: 303-307.


Götz, F. & K.H. Schleifer, (1983) Staphylococcus carnosus und seine Verwendung in der Gentechnologie. Fleischwirtschaft 63: 1758-1760.


Götz, F. & B. Schumacher, (1987) Improvements of protoplast transformation in Staphylococcus carnosus. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 40: 285-288.


Götz, F., B. Sedewitz & E.F. Elstner, (1980c) Oxygen utilization by Lactobacillus plantarum. I. Oxygen consuming reactions. Arch. Microbiol. 125: 209-214.


Götz, F., J. Zabielski, L. Philipson & M. Lindberg, (1983b) DNA homology between the arsenate resistance plasmid pSX267 from Staphylococcus xylosus and the penicillinase plasmid pI258 from Staphylococcus aureus. Plasmid 9: 126-137.


Heinrich, P., R. Rosenstein, M. Böhmer, P. Sonner & F. Götz, (1987) The molecular organization of the lysostaphin gene and its sequences repeated in tandem. Mol Gen Genet 209: 563-569.


Hollfelder, K., F. Götz & K.H. Schleifer, (1987) Tetrachlordekaoxid (TCDO)-Antimikrobielle Aktivitäten und Effekte mit Biomoleküle. In: Reaktive Sauerstoffspezies in der Medizin. E.F. Elstner, W. Bors & W. Wilmans (eds). Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 253-262.


Keller, G., K.H. Schleifer & F. Götz, (1983) Construction and characterization of plasmid vectors for cloning in Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus carnosus. Plasmid 10: 270-278.


Keller, G., K.H. Schleifer & F. Götz, (1984) Cloning of the ribokinase gene of Staphylococcus hyicus subsp. hyicus in Staphylococcus carnosus. Arch. Microbiol. 140: 218-224.


Kellner, R., G. Jung, T. Hörner, H. Zähner, N. Schnell, K.D. Entian & F. Götz, (1988) Gallidermin: a new lanthionine-containing polypeptide antibiotic. Eur J Biochem 177: 53-59.


Kreutz, B. & F. Götz, (1984) Construction of Staphylococcus plasmid vector pCA43 conferring resistance to chloramphenicol, arsenate, arsenite and antimony. Gene 31: 301-304.


Kupke, T., M. Lechner, G. Kaim & F. Götz, (1989) Improved purification and biochemical properties of phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C from Bacillus thuringiensis. Eur J Biochem 185: 151-155.


Lechner, M., T. Kupke, S. Stefanovic & F. Götz, (1989) Molecular characterization and sequence of phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C of Bacillus thuringiensis. Mol Microbiol 3: 621-626.


Lechner, M., H. Märkl & F. Götz, (1988) Lipase production of Staphylococcus carnosus in a dialysis fermentor. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 28: 345-349.


Liebl, W. & F. Götz, (1986) Studies on lipase directed export of Escherichia coli beta-lactamase in Staphylococcus carnosus. Mol Gen Genet 204: 166-173.


Liebl, W., R. Rosenstein, F. Götz & K.H. Schleifer, (1987) Use of staphylococcal nuclease gene as DNA probe for Staphylococcus aureus. FEMS Microbiol. Letters 44: 179-184.


Lindberg, M., B. Guss, B. Nilsson, F. Götz & M. Uhlen, (1985) Expression of the cloned gene for staphylococcal protein A. Zbl. Bact. Suppl. 14: 583-588.


Schnell, N., K.D. Entian, F. Götz, T. Hörner, R. Kellner & G. Jung, (1989) Structural gene isolation and prepeptide sequence of gallidermin, a new lanthionine containing antibiotic. FEMS Microbiol Lett 49: 263-267.


Schnell, N., K.D. Entian, U. Schneider, F. Götz, H. Zähner, R. Kellner & G. Jung, (1988) Prepeptide sequence of epidermin, a ribosomally synthesized antibiotic with four sulphide-rings. Nature 333: 276-278.


Sedewitz, B., K.H. Schleifer & F. Götz, (1984a) Physiological role of pyruvate oxidase in the aerobic metabolism of Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Bacteriol. 160: 462-465.


Sedewitz, B., K.H. Schleifer & F. Götz, (1984b) Purification and biochemical characterization of pyruvate oxidase from Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Bacteriol. 160: 273-278.


Thudt, K., K.H. Schleifer & F. Götz, (1985) Cloning and expression of the alpha-amylase gene from Bacillus stearothermophilus in several staphylococcal species. Gene 37: 163-169.


Uhlen, M., B. Guss, B. Nilsson, F. Götz & M. Lindberg, (1984) Expression of the gene encoding protein A in Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci. J. Bacteriol. 159: 713-719.


van Oort, M.G., A.M. Deveer, R. Dijkman, M.L. Tjeenk, H.M. Verheij, G.H. de Haas, E. Wenzig & F. Götz, (1989) Purification and substrate specificity of Staphylococcus hyicus lipase. Biochemistry 28: 9278-9285.


Voit, H., F. Götz & A.B. Mersman, (1989) Overproduction of lipase with Staphylococcus carnosus (pLipPS1) under modified gravity in a centrifugal field bioreactor. Chem. Eng. Technol. 12: 364-373.


Youngman, RJ, F. Götz & E. Elstner, (1984) Role of oxygen activation in adriamycin-mediated DNA strand scission and the effect of binding on the redox properties of the drug. In: Oxygen Radicals in Chemistry and Biology . W. Bors, M. Saran & D. Tait (eds). Berlin New York: Walter de Gruyter, pp. 131-135.


Zitzelsberger, W., F. Götz & KH Schleifer, (1984) Distribution of superoxide dismutases, oxidases, and NADH peroxidase in various streptococci. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 21 : 243-246.

1975 - 1979


Götz, F., E. Nürnberger & KH Schleifer, (1979) Distribution of class-I and class-II D-fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolases in various staphylococci, peptococci and micrococci. Microbiol. Lett. 5 : 253-257.


Götz, F. & KH Schleifer, (1975) Purification and properties of a fructose-1,6-diphosphate activated L-lactate dehydrogenase from Staphylococcus epidermidis . Arch. Microbiol. 105 : 303-312.


Götz, F. & KH Schleifer, (1976) Comparative biochemistry of lactate dehydrogenases from staphylococci. Zentralbl. Bacteriol. Parasite disease Infectious disease Hyg. Dept. I Supplement 5 : 245-252.


Götz, F. & KH Schleifer, (1978) Biochemical properties and the physiological role of the fructose-1,6-bisphosphate activated L-lactate dehydrogenase from Staphylococcus epidermidis . Eur J Biochem 90 : 555-561.


Schleifer, KH, A. Hartinger & F. Götz, (1978) Occurrence of D-tagatose-6-phosphate pathway of D-galactose metabolism among staphylococci. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 3 : 9-11.


Schleifer, KH, F. Schumacher-Perdreau, F. Götz, B. Popp & V. Hajek, (1976) Chemical and biochemical studies for the differentiation of coagulase-positive staphylococci. Arch. Microbiol. 110 : 263-270.