Publications 2012

Banjac A, Zimmermann MO, Boeckler FM, Kurz U, Schultz A, Schultz JE. 2012.Intramolecular signaling in tandem-GAF domains from PDE5 and PDE10 studied with a cyanobacterial adenylyl cyclase reporter. Cellular Signalling 24: 629–634.

Banjac A, Kurz U, Schultz JE. 2012. The regulatory tandem domains of human phosphodiesterases 1 and 4 regulate a cyanobacterial adenylyl cyclase.Cell Signal. 24(8):1479-84. doi: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2012.03.019.

Berendt S, Lehner J, Zhang YV, Rasse TM, Forchhammer K, Maldener I. 2012. Cell wall amidase AmiC1 is required for cellular communication and heterocyst development in the cyanobacterium Anabaena PCC 7120 but not for filament integrity. J Bacteriol. 194(19):5218-27. doi: 10.1128/JB.00912-12.

Biswas R, Martinez RE, Göhring N, Schlag M, Josten M, Xia G, Hegler F, Gekeler C, Gleske A, Götz F, Sahl HG, Kappler A, Peschel A. 2012. Proton-binding capacity of Staphylococcus aureus wall teichoic acid and its role in controlling autolysin activity. PLOS. One 7: e41415.

Braun V, Helbig S, Patzer SI. 2012. Import of periplasmic bacteriocins targeting the murein. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 40:1449-55.

Brown S, Xia G*, Luhachack LG, Campbella J, Meredith T, Chen C, Winstel V, Gekeler C, Irazoqui JE, Peschel A, Walker S *. 2012. Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus requires glycosylated wall teichoic acids. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA,109 : 18909-18914. *Joint corresponding author; Highlights, commentary in PNAS, recommended by Faculty of 1000 Prime Chemical Biology; Pharmacology & Drug Discovery.

Burian M, Grumann D, Holtfreter S, Wolz C, Goerke C, Broker BM. 2012. Expression of staphylococcal superantigens during nasal colonization is not sufficient to induce a systemic neutralizing antibody response in humans. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 31:251-256.

Ferris HU, Dunin-Horkawicz S, Hornig N, Hulko M, Martin J, Schultz JE, Zeth K, Lupas AN, Coles M. 2012. Mechanism of Regulation of Receptor Histidine Kinases.Structure 20: 56–66.

Guggenberger C, Wolz C, Morrissey JA, Heesemann J. 2012. Two Distinct Coagulase-Dependent Barriers Protect Staphylococcus aureus from Neutrophils in a Three Dimensional in vitro Infection Model. PLoS Pathog. 2012 Jan;8(1):e1002434.

Hartmann, MD, Grin I, Dunin-Horkawicz S, Deiss S, Linke D, Lupas AN, Hernandez Alvarez B. 2012. Complete fiber structures of complex trimeric autotransporter adhesins conserved in enterobacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109(51):20907-12.

Helbig S, Hantke K, Ammelburg M, Braun V. 2012. CbrA is a flavin dinucleotide protein that modifies the Escherichia coli outer membrane and confers specific resistance to colicin M. J. Bacteriol. 194:4894-4903.

Kaiser PO, Linke D, Schwarz H, Leo JC, Kempf VAJ. 2012. Analysis of the BadA stalk from Bartonella henselae reveals domain-specific and domain-overlapping functions in the host cell infection process. Cell Microbiol. 14(2):198-209. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2011.01711.x.

Leo J, Grin I, Linke D. 2012. Mechanisms of Autotransport in Gram-negative bacteria. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367: 1088-1101.

Mondéjar LG, Lupas A, Schultz A, Schultz JE. 2012. HAMP Domain-mediated Signal Transduction Probed with a Mycobacterial Adenylyl Cyclase as a Reporter.J Biol Chem. 2012 Jan 6;287(2):1022-31.

Oberhettinger P, Schütz M, Leo JC, Heinz N, Berger J, Autenrieth IB, Linke D. 2012. Correction: Intimin and Invasin Export Their C-Terminus to the Bacterial Cell Surface Using an Inverse Mechanism Compared to Classical Autotransport. PLoS One. 2012;7(11). doi: 10.1371/annotation/cb7e47be-dd4b-46cd-b4e5-18b7077f64df.

Patzer SI, Albrecht R, Braun V, Zeth K. 2012. Structural and mechanistic studies of pesticin, a bacterial homolog of phage lysozymes. J. Biol. Chem. 287:23381-96.

Paulmann M, Arnold T, Linke D, Ozdirekcan S, Kopp A, Gutsmann T, Kalbacher H, Wanke I, Schuenemann VJ, Habeck M, Bürck J, Ulrich AS, Schittek B. 2012. Structure-activity analysis of the dermcidin-derived peptide DCD 1L, an anionic antimicrobial peptide present in human sweat. J Biol Chem. 2012 Mar 9;287(11):8434-43. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M111.332270.

Salehghamari E, Hamedi J, Elahi E, Sepehrizadeh Z, Sadeghi M, Muth G. 2012. Prediction of the pho regulon in Streptomyces clavuligerus DSM 738. New Microbiol. 35:447-57.

Schindler MK, Schütz MS, Mühlenkamp MC, Rooijakkers SH, Hallström T, Zipfel PF, Autenrieth IB. 2012. Yersinia enterocolitica YadA mediates complement evasion by recruitment and inactivation of C3 products. J Immunol. 2012 Nov 15;189(10):4900-8. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1201383.

Shahid S, Bardiaux B, Franks T, Krabben L, Habeck M, van Rossum B-J, Linke D. 2012. Membrane protein structure determination by solid-state NMR spectroscopy of microcrystals. Nature Methods 9: 1212-1217.

Slavetinsky CJ, Peschel A, Ernst CM. 2012. Alanyl-phosphatidylglycerol and lysylphosphatidylglycerol are translocated by the same MprF flippases and have similar capacities to protect against the antibiotic daptomycin in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 56:3492-7.

Soufi B, Soares NC, Ravikumar V, Macek B . 2012. Proteomics reveals evidence of cross-talk between protein modifications in bacteria: Focus on protein acetylation and phosphorylation. Curr Opinion Microbiology 15(3):357-63.

Thoma L, Muth G. 2012. Conjugative DNA transfer in Streptomyces by TraB: is one protein enough? FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012 Dec. 337(2):81-8. doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12031.

Ulrich T, Gross LE, Sommer MS, Schleiff E, Rapaport D. 2012. Chloroplast β-barrel proteins are assembled into the mitochondrial outer membrane in a process that depends on the TOM and TOB complexes. J Biol Chem. 287(33):27467-79. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.382093.

Uson I, Patzer SI, Rodriguez DD, Braun V, Zeth K. 2012. The crystal structure of the dimeric colicin M immunity protein displays a 3D domain swap. J. Struct. Biol. 178:45-53.

Vongsangnak W, Figueiredo LF, Förster J, Weber T, Thykaer J, Stegmann E, Wohlleben W, Nielsen J. 2012. Genome-scale metabolic representation of Amycolatopsis balhimycina. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2012 Jul;109(7):1798-807. doi: 10.1002/bit.24436.

Vujaklija D, Macek B. 2012. Detecting posttranslational modifications on bacterial SSB proteins. Methods Mol Biol 922: 205-18.

Willmann R, Nürnberger T. 2012. How plant lysin motif receptors get activated: lessons learned from structural biology. Sci Signal, 26, 5, pe28.

Winkler K, Schultz A, Schultz JE. 2012. The S-helix determines the signal in a Tsr receptor/adenylyl cyclase reporter. J Biol Chem. May 4;287(19):15479-88. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.348409.

Yu W, Götz F. 2012. Cell Wall Antibiotics Provoke Accumulation of Anchored mCherry in the Cross Wall of Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One.7(1):e30076.

Reviews, Bookchapters and Perspectives

Brunner F, Nürnberger T. 2012. Identification of immunogenic microbial patterns takes the fast lane. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 13;109(11):4029-30. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1201444109. Commentary.

Gust AA, Willmann R, Desaki Y, Grabherr HM, Nürnberger T. 2012. Plant LysM proteins: modules mediating symbiosis and immunity. Trends Plant Sci. 2012 Aug;17(8):495-502. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2012.04.003.

Gust AA, Nürnberger T. 2012. Plant immunology: A life or death switch. Nature 486: 198-199. Review.

Leo JC, Grin I, Linke D. 2012. Type V secretion: mechanism(s) of autotransport through the bacterial outer membrane. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2012 Apr 19;367(1592):1088-101. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0208. Review.

Mayer C. 2012. Bacterial cell wall recycling. In eLS. Encylopedia of life science, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester.

Schittek B. 2012. The multiple facets of dermcidin in cell survival and host defense. J Innate Immun. 2012;4(4):349-60. doi: 10.1159/000336844.

Weidenmaier C, Goerke C, Wolz C. 2012. Staphylococcus aureus determinants for nasal colonization. Trends Microbiol. 2012;20:243-250.

Wohlleben W, Mast Y, Muth G, Röttgen M, Stegmann E, Weber T. 2012. Synthetic biology of secondary metabolite biosynthesis in actinomycetes: Engineering precursor supply as a way to optimize antibiotic production. FEBS Lett. 2012 Jul 16;586(15):2171-6. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2012.04.025. Epub 2012 Apr 21. Review.