Wissenschaftliche Publikationen




Antidiabetic Profiling of Veramycins, Polyketides Accessible by Biosynthesis, Chemical Synthesis, and Precursor-Directed Modification

Dardić D, Böhringer N, Plaza A, Zubeil F, Pohl J, Sommer S, Padva L, Becker J, Patras MA, Bill M, Kurz M, Toti L, Görgens SW, Schuler SMM, Billion A, Schwengers O, Wohlfart P, Goesmann A, Tennagels N, Vilcinskas A, Hammann PE, Schäberle TF, Bauer A.

Org Chem Front

DOI: 10.1039/D1QO01652K


Antimicrobial, Insecticidal and Cytotoxic Activity of Linear Venom Peptides from the Pseudoscorpion Chelifer cancroides

Krämer J, Lüddecke T, Marner M, Maiworm E, Eichberg J, Hardes K, Schäberle TF, Vilcinskas A, Predel R.

Toxins, 14, 58.

DOI: 10.3390/toxins1401005


Bioactive Natural Products from Bacteroidetes 

Brinkmann S, Spohn MS, Schäberle TF.

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2022,39, 1045-1065

DOI: 10.1039/D1NP00072A


Combination of high-throughput microfluidics and FACS technologies to leverage the numbers game in natural product discovery 

Oberpaul M, Brinkmann S, Marner M, Mihajlovic S, Leis B , Patras MA, Hartwig C, Vilcinskas A, Hammann PE , Schäberle TF, Spohn M, Glaeser J.

Microbial Biotechnology, Volume 15, Issue 2 p. 415-430

DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.13872


Discovery of Marine Natural Products as Promising Antibiotics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Li H, Maimaitiming M, Zhou Y, Li H, Wang P, Liu Y, Schäberle TF, Liu Z, Wang C-Y.

Accepted Mar Drugs

DOI: 10.3390/md20030192


Genomic and Chemical Decryption of the Bacteroidetes Phylum for Its Potential to Biosynthesize Natural Products

Brinkmann S,  Kurz M, Patras MA, Hartwig C, Marner M, Leis B, Billion A, Kleiner Y, Bauer A, Toti L, Pöverlein C, Hammann PE, Vilcinskas A, Glaeser J, Spohn M, Schäberle TF.

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

DOI: 10.1128/spectrum.02479-21


Genome Mining-Guided Discovery and Characterization of the PKS-NRPS-Hybrid Polyoxyperuin produced by a Marine-Derived Streptomycete 

Kresna ID, Wuisan ZG, Pohl JM, Mettal U, Linares-Otoya V, Gand M, Marner M, Linares-Otoya L, Böhringer N, Vilcinskas A, Schäberle TF.

Accepted J Nat Prod

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.1c01018


Sequestration of Defenses against Predators Drives Specialized Host Plant Associations in Preadapted Milkweed Bugs (Heteroptera: Lygaeinae)

Petschenka G, Halitschke R, Züst T, Roth A, Stiehler S, Tenbusch L, Hartwig C, Moreno Gámez JF, Trusch R, Deckert J, Chalušová K, Vilcinskas A, Exnerová A.


DOI: 10.1086/719196


Trichoderma-Derived Pentapeptides from the Infected Nest Mycobiome of the Subterranean Termite Coptotermes testaceus

Oberpaul M, Spohn M, Brinkmann S, Mihajlovic S, Marner M, Patras MA, Toti L, Kurz M, Hammann PE, Vilcinskas A, Glaeser J*, Schäberle TF.

ChemBioChem Volume 23, Issue 10 e202100698

DOI: 10.1002/cbic.202100698


  • Albuquerque W, Ghezellou P, Li B, Spengler B, Will F, Zorn H, Gand M. Identification of intact peptides by top-down peptidomics reveals cleavage spots in thermolabile wine proteins (2021) Food Chem, 363, 130437. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.130437
  • Ali A, Ellinger B, Brandt SC, Betzel C, Rühl M, Wrenger C, Schlüter H, Schäfer W, Brognaro H, Gand M. Genome and Secretome Analysis of Staphylotrichum longicolleum DSM105789 Cultured on Agro-Residual and Chitinous Biomass (2021) Microorganisms 2021, 9(8), 1581. DOI:10.3390/microorganisms9081581
  • Bartling M, Thümecke S, Vilcinskas A, Lee KZ. Exposure to low doses of pesticides induces an immune response and the production of nitric oxide in honeybees (2021) Scientific Reports, 11(1), 6819. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-86293-0.
  • Baudach A, Vilcinskas A. The European map butterfly Araschnia levana as a model to study the molecular basis and evolutionary ecology of seasonal polyphenism (2021) Insects 12, 325. DOI: 10.3390/insects12040325
  • Berger A, Petschenka G, Degenkolb T, Geisthardt M, Vilcinskas A. Insect Collections as an Untapped Source of Bioactive Compounds—Fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) and Cardiotonic Steroids as a Proof of Concept (2021) Insects 2021, 12, 689. DOI: 10.3390/insects12080689
  • Bertrams W, Lindhauer NS, Rieke MC, Paas A, Hoffmann K, Greene B, Visekruna A, Vilcinskas A, Seidel K, Schmeck B. Tribolium castaneum defensin 1 selectively kills Moraxella catarrhalis in an in vitro infection model but does not impair harm commensal bacteria (2021) Virulence 12(1), 1003-101. DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2021.1908741
  • Bill M-K, Brinkmann S, Oberpaul M, Patras MA, Leis B, Marner M, Maitre MP, Hammann PE, Vilcinskas A, Schuler SMM, Schäberle TF. Novel Glycerophospholipid, Lipo- and N-acyl Amino Acids from Bacteroidetes: Isolation, Structure Elucidation and Bioactivity (2021) Molecules 2021, 26 (17). DOI: 10.3390/molecules26175195
  • Birrenbach O, Faust F, Ebrahimi M, Fan R, Czermak P. Recovery and Purification of Protein Aggregates from Cell Lysates using Ceramic Membranes: Fouling Analysis and Modeling of Ultrafiltration, Frontiers in Chemical Engineering (2021) Frontiers in Chemical Engineering section Separation Processes 15, 3, 656345 DOI: 10.3389/fceng.2021.656345
  • Birk F, Brescia FF, Fraatz MA, Pelzer R, Zorn H. Aroma active alkylated pyrazines are produced by Basfia succiniciproducens as by-products of succinic acid production (2021) Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 36 (5), 605-612. DOI: 0.1002/ffj.3674
  • Böhringer N, Green R, Liu Y, Mettal U, Marner M, Modaresi SM, Jakob RP, Wuisan ZG, Maier T, Iinishi A, Hiller S, Lewis K, Schäberle TF. Mutasynthetic production and antimicrobial characterisation of Darobactin analogs. (2021) Microbiol Spectr, 2021, 9, Issue 3, e01535-21. DOI: 10.1128/spectrum.01535-21
  • Böhringer N, Patras MA, Schäberle TF. Heterologous Expression of Pseudouridimycin and Description of the Corresponding Minimal Biosynthetic Gene Cluster (2021) Molecules 2021, 26 (2). DOI: 10.3390/molecules26020510
  • Brandt SC, Brognaro H, Ali A. et al. Insights into the genome and secretome of Fusarium metavorans DSM105788 by cultivation on agro-residual biomass and synthetic nutrient sources (2021) Biotechnol Biofuels 14(74), 22. DOI: 10.1186/s13068-021-01927-9
  • Brescia FF, Pitelas W, Yalman S, Popa F, Hausmann HG, Wende RC, Fraatz MA, Zorn H. Formation of diastereomeric dihydromenthofurolactones by Cystostereum murrayi and aroma dilution analysis (ADA) based on dynamic headspace extraction (2021) J Agric Food Chem. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.1c01478
  • Brinkmann S, Oberpaul M, Glaeser J, Schäberle TF. Two-step generation of monodisperse agarose-solidified double emulsions (w/w/o) excluding an inner oil barrier. (2021) MethodsX, 2021, 8, 101565, DOI: 10.1016/j.mex.2021.101565
  • Brinkrolf K, Shukla SP, Griep S. et al. Genomic analysis of novel Yarrowia-like yeast symbionts associated with the carrion-feeding burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides (2021) BMC Genomics 22, 323. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-021-07597-z
  • Burian A, Pinn D, Peralta-Maraver I, Sweet M, Mauvisseau Q, Eyice O, Bulling M, Röthig T, Kratina P. Predation increases multiple components of microbial diversity in activated sludge communities (2021) The ISME Journal DOI: 10.1038/s41396-021-01145-z
  • Carrau T, Lamp B, Reuscher C, Vilcinsksas A, Lee K-Z. Organization of the structural protein region of La Jolla virus Isolated from the invasive pest insect Drosophila suzukii(2021) Viruses 13, 740. DOI: 10.3390/v13050740
  • Carrau T, Thümecke S, Silva LMR, Perez-Bravo D, Gärtner U, Taubert A, Hermosilla C, Vilcinskas A, Lee KZ. The Cellular Innate Immune Response of the Invasive Pest Insect Drosophila suzukii against Pseudomonas entomophila Involves the Release of Extracellular Traps (2021) Cells 10(12):3320 DOI: 10.3390/cells10123320
  • Edelmann D, Leinberger FH, Schmid NE, Oberpaul M, Schäberle TF, Berghoff BA. Elevated Expression of Toxin TisB Protects Persister Cells against Ciprofloxacin but Enhances Susceptibility to Mitomycin C (2021) Microorganisms 2021, 9(5), 943. DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms9050943
  • Edelmann D, Oberpaul M, Schäberle TF, Berghoff BA. Post-transcriptional deregulation of the tisB/istR-1 toxin–antitoxin system promotes SOS-independent persister formation in Escherichia coli (2021) Environmental microbiology reports, 13(2), 159-168. DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12919
  • Fan R, Burghardt JP, Huang JQ, Xiong T, Czermak P. Purification of crude fructo-oligosaccharide preparations using probiotic bacteria for the selective fermentation of monosaccharide byproducts (2021) Frontiers in Microbiology, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.620626
  • Fan R, Burghardt JP, Czermak P. Process Design Fundamentals for the Production of Prebiotic Oligosaccharides using Membrane Integrated Reactor Systems (2021) Chemie Ingenieur Technik 93, 1-2, 306-310 DOI: 10.1002/cite.202000127
  • Fan R, Dresler J, Tissen D, Wen L, Czermak P. In situ purification and enrichment of fructo-oligosaccharides by fermentation with probiotic Bacillus coagulans and selective catalysis using immobilized fructosyltransferase (2021) Bioresource Technology 342, 125969 DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2021.125969
  • Gegner J, Vogel H, Billion A, Förster F, Vilcinskas A. Complete Metamorphosis in Manduca sexta Involves Specific Changes in DNA Methylation Patterns (2021) Front. Ecol. Evol. 9:646281. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2021.646281
  • Guzman J, Sombolestani A, Poehlein A, Daniel R, Cleenwerck I, Vandamme P, Vilcinskas A. Entomobacter blattae gen. nov., sp. nov. – a new member of the Aceto-bacteraceae isolated from the gut of the cockroach Gromphadorhina portentosa (2021) International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 71(3). DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004666
  • Guzman J, Vilcinskas A. Draft Genome Sequence of Rhodococcus rhodochrous Strain G38GP, Isolated from the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach (2021) Epub Oct 7;10(40):e0077721 DOI: 10.1128/MRA.00777-21
  • Guzman J, Vilcinskas A. Genome analysis suggests the bacterial family Acetobacteraceae is a source of undiscovered specialized metabolites. (2021) Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. Epub 2021 Nov 10. PMID: 34761294 DOI: 10.1007/s10482-021-01676-7
  • Hammer AK, Emrich NO, Ott J, Birk F, Fraatz MA, Ley JP, Geissler T, Bornscheuer UT, Zorn H. Biotechnological production and sensory evaluation of ω1-unsaturated aldehydes (2021) J Agric Food Chem 69:345–353. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.0c06872
  • Jiso A, Demuth P, Bachowsky M, Haas M, Seiwert N, Heylmann D, Rasenberger B, Christmann M, Dietrich L, Brunner T, Riyanti R, Schäberle TF, Plubrukarn A, Fahrer J. Natural Merosesquiterpenes Activate the DNA Damage Response via DNA Strand Break Formation and Trigger Apoptotic Cell Death in p53-Wild-Type and Mutant Colorectal Cancer (2021) Cancers 2021, 13, 3282. DOI: 10.3390/cancers13133282
  • Kaderka R, Ferretti N, Hüsser M, Lüddecke T, West R. Antikuna, a new genus with seven new species from Peru (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae) and the highest altitude record for the family (2021) Journal of natural history 55, 21-22, 1335-140. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2021.1936680
  • Karrer D, Gand M, Rühl M. Engineering a lipoxygenase from cyclocybe aegerita towards long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (2021) AMB Expr, 11(37), 7. (2021). DOI: 10.1186/s13568-021-01195-8
  • Karrer D, Gand M, Rühl, M. Expanding the Biocatalytic Toolbox with a New Type of ene/yne-Reductase from Cyclocybe aegerita (2021) ChemCatChem, 13(9), 2191-2199. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202002011
  • Karrer D, Weigel V, Hoberg N. et al. Biotransformation of [U-13C]linoleic acid suggests two independent ketonic- and aldehydic cycles within C8-oxylipin biosynthesis in Cyclocybe aegerita (V. Brig.) Vizzini (2021) Mycol Progress, 20, 929–940. DOI: 10.1007/s11557-021-01719-3
  • Kirchhoff KN, Billion A, Voolstra CR, Kremb S, Wilke T, Vilcinskas A. Stingray Venom Proteins: Mechanisms of Action Revealed Using a Novel Network Pharmacology Approach. (2021) Mar Drugs 20(1):27 DOI: 10.3390/md20010027
  • Kleiner Y, Pöverlein C, Klädtke J, Kurz M, König H, Becker J, Mihajlovic S, Zubeil F, Marner M, Vilcinskas A, Schäberle TF, Hammann PE, Schuler SMM, Bauer A. Evaluation of the Floyocidin scaffold as an anti-tuberculosis hit series. (2021) ChemMedChem, DOI: 10.1002/cmdc.202100644
  • Knorr E, Billion A, Fishilevich E, Tenbusch L, Frey MLF, Rangasamy M, Gandra P, Arora K, Lo W,  Geng C, Vilcinskas A, Narva KE. Knockdown of Genes Involved in Transcription and Splicing Reveals Novel RNAi Targets for Pest Control (2021) Front. Agron. 03 September 2021 DOI: 10.3389/fagro.2021.715823
  • Krahe N-K, Berger RG, Witt M, Zorn H, Omarini AB, Ersoy F. Monokaryotic Pleurotus sapidus strains with intraspecific variability of an alkene cleaving DyP-type peroxidase activity as a result of gene mutation and differential gene expression (2021)  Int J Mol Sci 22:1363; DOI: 10.3390/ijms22031363
  • Kresna IDM, Linares-Otoya L, Milzarek T, Duell ER, Mir Mohseni M, Mettal U, König GM, Gulder TAM, Schäberle TF. In vitro characterization of 3-chloro-4-hydroxybenzoic acid building block formation in ambigol biosynthesis (2021) Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 10, 2302-2311. DOI: 10.1039/D0OB02372H
  • Kruppa O, Gerlach D, Fan R, Czermak P. Development of a chemically defined medium for Planctopirus limnophila to increase biomass production (2021) Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 54, 86-93 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejbt.2021.09.002  
  • Leannec-Rialland V, Cabezas-Cruz A, Atanasova V, Chereau S, Ponts N, Tonk M, Vilcinskas A, Ferrer N, Valdés J, Richard-Forget F. Tick defensin γ‑core reduces Fusarium graminearum growth and abrogates mycotoxins production with high efficiency (2021) Scientific Reports 11:7962. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-86904-w
  • Lüddecke T, Herzig V, von Reumont BM, Vilcinskas A. The biology and evolution of spider venoms (2021) Biol. Rev. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12793
  • Lüddecke T, Paas A, Talmann L, Kirchhoff KN, von Reumont BM, Billion A, Timm T, Lochnit G, Vilcinskas A. A Spider Toxin Exemplifies the Promises and Pitfalls of Cell-Free Protein Production for Venom Biodiscovery (2021) Toxins 2021, 13, 575. DOI: 10.3390/toxins13080575
  • Lüddecke T, Vilcinskas A. Heilen mit Tiergiften: Tödliche Waffen des Tierreichs zur Therapie von Krankheiten nutzbar machen (2021) Chemie in unserer Zeit 55(6), DOI: 10.1002/ciuz.202100005
  • Maguire N, Ebrahimi M, Fan R, Gießelmann S, Ehlen F, Schütz S, Czermak P. Influence of Ceramic Membrane Surface Characteristics on the Flux Behavior of a Complex Fermentation Broth (2021) Membranes 11, 402 DOI: 10.3390/membranes11060402
  • Maheshwari G, Gessner DK, Neuhaus K, Most E, Zorn H, Eder K, Ringseis R. Influence of a biotechnologically produced oyster mushroom (Pleurotus sajor-caju) on the gut microbiota and microbial metabolites in obese Zucker rats (2021) Int. J. Mol. Sci.  69:1524–1535. DOI: 10.3390/ijms22105241
  • Maheshwari G, Wen G, Gessner DK, Ringseis R, Lochnit G, Eder K, Zorn H, Timm T. Tandem mass tag-based proteomics for studying the effects of a biotechnologically produced oyster mushroom against hepatic steatosis in obese Zucker rats (2021) J Proteomics, 242, 104255. DOI: 10.1016/j.jprot.2021.104255
  • Marschall MJM, Ringseis R, Gessner DK, Grundmann S, Most E, Maheshwari G, Zorn H, Eder K. Effect of ecdysterone on the hepatic transcriptome and lipid metabolism in lean and obese Zucker rats (2021) Int J Mol Sci; 22:5241; DOI: 10.3390/ijms22105241
  • Mo T-X, Huang X-S, Zhang W-X, Schäberle TF, Qin J-K, Zhou D-X, Qin X-Y, Xu Z-L, Li J, Yang R-Y. A series of meroterpenoids with rearranged skeletons from an endophytic fungus Penicillium sp. GDGJ-285 (2021) Organic chemistry frontiers, 8 (10), 2232-2241. DOI: 10.1039/D1QO00173F
  • Oberpaul M, Brinkmann S, Marner M, Mihajlovic S, Leis B, Patras MA, Hartwig C, Vilcinskas A, Hammann PE, Schäberle TF, Spohn M, Glaeser J. Combination of high-throughput microfluidics and FACS technologies to leverage the numbers game in natural product discovery (2021) Microbial Biotechnology 2021. DOI: 10.1111/1751-7915.13872
  • Oestreich A, Suli MI, Gerlach D, Fan R, Czermak P. Media development and process parameter optimization using statistical experimental designs for the production of nonribosomal peptides in Escherichia coli (2021) Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 52, 85-92 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejbt.2021.05.001
  • Oestreich AM, Reinhardt S, Gerlach D, Fan R, Czermak P. Isolation and purification of a hydrophobic nonribosomal peptide from Escherichia coli fermentation broth (2021) Separations 8, 241 DOI: 10.3390/separations8120241
  • Orban A, Weber A, Herzog R et al. Transcriptome of different fruiting stages in the cultivated mushroom Cyclocybe aegerita suggests a complex regulation of fruiting and reveals enzymes putatively involved in fungal oxylipin biosynthesis (2021) BMC Genomics, 22 (324), 23. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-021-07648-5
  • Rancilhac L, Irisarri I, Angelini C, Arntzen JW, Batik W, Bossuyt F, Künzel S, Lüddecke T, Pasmans F, Sanchez E, Weisrock D, Veith M, Wielstra B, Steinhart S, Hofreiter M, Vences M. Phylotranscriptomic evidence for pervasive ancient hybridisation among Old world salamanders (2021) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 155 (106967), DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106967
  • Röthig T, Puntin P, Wong JCY, Burian A, McLeod W, Baker DM. Holobiont nitrogen control and its potential for eutrophication resistance in an obligate photosymbiotic jellyfish (2021) Microbiome, 9, 127, DOI: 10.1186/s40168-021-01075-0
  • Rügen N, Jenkins TP, Wielsch N, Vogel H, Hempel B-F, Süssmuth RD, Ainsworth S, Cabezas-Cruz A, Vilcinskas A, Tonk M. Hexapod Assassins’ Potion: Venom Composition and Bioactivity from the Eurasian Assassin Bug Rhynocoris iracundus (2021) Biomedicines 2021, 9, 819. DOI: 10.3390/biomedicines9070819
  • Schmidtberg H, von Reumont B, Lemke S, Vilcinskas A, Lüddecke T. Morphological analysis reveals a compartmentalized duct in the venom apparatus of the wasp spider (Argiope bruennichi) (2021) Toxins, 13, 270. DOI: 10.3390/toxins13040270
  • Schott M, Sandmann M, Cresswell J, Becher M, Eichner G, Brandt D, Halitschke D, Krueger S, Morlock G, Düring R-A, Vilcinskas A, Meixner M, Büchler R, Brandt A. Honeybee colonies compensate for pesticide-induced effects on royal jelly composition and brood survival with increased brood production (2021) Scientific Reports 11(1):62. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-79660-w.
  • Schwabe M, Griep S, Schmidtberg H, Plarre R, Goesmann A, Vilcinskas A, Vogel, H., Brinkrolf, K. Next-Generation Sequencing Analysis of the Tineola bisselliella Larval Gut Transcriptome Reveals Candidate Enzymes for Keratin Digestion (2021) Genes 202112, 1113. DOI: 10.3390/genes12081113
  • Tegtmeier D, Hurka S, Klüber P, Brinkrolf K, Heise P, Vilcinskas A. Cottonseed press cake as a potential diet for industrially farmed black soldier fly larvae triggers adaptations of their bacterial and fungal gut microbiota (2021) Frontiers in Microbiology 12:634503. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.634503
  • Tegtmeier D, Hurka S, Mihajlovic S, Bodenschatz M, Schlimbach S, Vilcinskas A. Culture-Independent and Culture-Dependent Characterization of the Black Soldier Fly Gut Microbiome Reveals a Large Proportion of Culturable Bacteria with Potential for Industrial Applications (2021) Microorganisms 20219, 1642. DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms9081642
  • Tegtmeier D, Hurka S, Klüber P, Brinkrolf K, Heise P, Vilcinskas A. Cottonseed Press Cake as a Potential Diet for Industrially Farmed Black Soldier Fly Larvae Triggers Adaptations of Their Bacterial and Fungal Gut Microbiota(2021)  Front Microbol. (nih.gov) Mar 29;12:634503 DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.634503
  • Tonk M, Růžek D, Vilcinskas A. Compelling Evidence for the Activity of Antiviral Peptides against SARS-CoV-2 (2021) Viruses 2021, 13, 912. DOI: 10.3390/v13050912
  • Tonk M, Valdés JJ, Cabezas-Cruz A, Vilcinskas A. Potent Activity of Hybrid Arthropod Antimicrobial Peptides Linked by Glycine Spacers (2021) Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22, 8919. DOI: 10.3390/ijms22168919
  • Vilcinskas A. Mechanisms of transgenerational immune priming in insects (2021) Developmental & Comparative Immunology, 124, 104205. DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2021.104205
  • Voolstra CR, Quigley KM, Davies SW, Everett Parkinson J, Peixoto RS, Aranda M, Baker AC, Barno AR, Barshis DJ, Benzoni F, Bonito V, Bourne DG, Buitrago-López C, Bridge TCL, Xin Chan C, Combosch DJ, Craggs J, Frommlet JC, Herrera S, Quattrini AM, Röthig, T., Reimer, J.D., Rubio-Portillo, E., Suggett, D.J., Villela, H., Ziegler, M., Sweet M. Consensus Guidelines for Advancing Coral Holobiont Genome and Specimen Voucher Deposition (2021)  Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 701784, DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.701784
  • Wuisan ZG, Kresna IDM, Böhringer N, Lewis K, Schäberle TF. Optimization of heterologous Darobactin A expression and identification of the minimal biosynthetic gene cluster (2021) Metabolic Engineering, 66, 123-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymben.2021.04.007
  • Yang X, Fishlevish E, German M, Gandra P, McEwan R, Billion A, Knorr E, Vilcinskas A, Narva K. Elucidation of microRNA transcriptome in western corn rootworm reveals its dynamic and evolutionary complexity (2021) Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics 16:S1672-0229(21)00014-0. DOI: 10.1016/j.gpb.2019.03.008
  • Zhuk TS, Skorobohatko OS, Albuquerque W, Zorn H. Scopes and limitations of carbonyl biocatalytic reductions with white-rot fungi (2021) Bioorg Chem, 108, 104651. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioorg.2021.104651



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Brandt, S.C., Ellinger, B., van Nguyen, T., Harder, S., Schlüter, H., Hahnke, R.L., Rühl, M., Schäfer, W., Gand, M. Aspergillus sydowii: Genome Analysis and Characterization of Two Heterologous Expressed, Non-redundant Xylanases (2020) Frontiers in microbiology, 11, 573482. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.573482

Burghardt, J.P., Fan, R., Baas, M. D., Eckhardt, D., Gerlach, D., Czermak, P. Enhancing the heterologous fructosyltransferase activity of Kluyveromyces lactis: developing a scaled-up process and abolishing invertase by CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing (2020) Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8, 607507. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.607507

Chilczuk, T., Schäberle, T.F., Vahdati, S., Mettal, U., El Omari, M., Enke, H., Wiese, M., König, G.M., Niedermeyer, T. Halogenation-guided chemical screening provides insight into tjipanazole biosynthesis by the cyanobacterium Fischerella ambigua (2020) ChemBioChem, 21, 2170 –2177. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.202000025

Cifuentes, Y., Glaeser, S.P., Mvie, J., Bartz, J.-O., Müller, A., Gutzeit, H.O., Vilcinskas, A., Kämpfer, P. The gut and feed residue microbiota changing during the rearing of Hermetia illucens larvae (2020) Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 113, 1323-1344. DOI: 10.1007/s10482-020-01443-0

Courth, K., Binsch, M., Ali, W., Ingenbosch, K., Zorn, H., Hoffmann-Jacobsen, K., Gutmann, J., Opwis, K. Textile-grafted peroxidase for application in whey bleaching (2020) Journal of Dairy Science, 104 (2), 1548-1559. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2019-17110

Cytrynska, M., Rahnamaeian, M., Zdybicka-Barabas, A., Dobslaff, K., Züchner, T., Sacheau, G., Innis, C.A., Vilcinskas, A. Proline-Rich Antimicrobial Peptides in Medicinal Maggots of Lucilia sericata Interact With Bacterial DnaK But Do Not Inhibit Protein Synthesis (2020) Frontiers in Pharmacology, 11, 532. DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2020.00532

Duell, E., Milzarek, T.M., El Omari, M., Linares Otoya, L.J., Schäberle, T.F., König, G.M., Gulder, T.A.M. Identification, Cloning, Expression and Functional Interrogation of the Biosynthetic Pathway of the Polychlorinated Triphenyls Ambigol A–C from Fischerella ambigua 108b (2020) Organic Chemistry Frontiers, 7, 3193-3201. DOI: 10.1039/D0QO00707B

Ebrahimi, M., Schmidt, A.A., Kaplan, C., Schmitz, O., Czermak, P. Innovative Optical-Sensing Technology for the Online Fouling Characterization of Silicon Carbide Membranes during the Treatment of Oily Water (2020) Sensors, 20 (4), 1161. DOI: 10.3390/s20041161

Edelmann, D., Oberpaul, M., Schäberle, T.F., Berghoff, B.A. Post‐transcriptional deregulation of the tisB/istR‐1 toxin–antitoxin system promotes SOS‐independent persister formation in Escherichia coli (2020) Environmental Microbiology Reports, Online ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12919

Edenhart, S., Denneler, M., Spohn, M., Doskocil, E., Kavšček, M., Amon, T., Kosec, G., Smole, J., Bardl, B., Biermann, M., Roth, M., Wohlleben, W., Stegmann, E. Metabolic engineering of Amycolatopsis japonicum for optimized production of [S,S]-EDDS, a biodegradable chelator (2020) Metabolic Engineering, 60, 148-156. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymben.2020.04.003

Fan, R., Burghardt, J.P., Dresler, J., Czermak, P. Process Design for the Production of Prebiotic Oligosaccharides in an Enzyme Membrane Bioreactor: Interaction between Enzymatic Reaction and Membrane Filtration (2020) Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 93, 306-310. DOI: 10.1002/cite.202000127

Fan, R., Burghardt, J.P., Prell, F., Zorn, H., Czermak, P. Production and purification of fructo-oligosaccharides using an enzyme membrane bioreactor and subsequent fermentation with probiotic Bacillus coagulans (2020) Separation and Purification Technology, 251 (15), 117291. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2020.117291

Fan, R., Burghardt, J.P., Xiong, T., Czermak, P. Removal of Small-Molecular Byproducts from Crude Fructo-Oligosaccharide Preparations by Fermentation Using the Endospore-Forming Probiotic Bacillus coagulans (2020) Fermentation, 6 (1), 6. DOI: 10.3390/fermentation6010006

Hammer, A.K., Albrecht, F., Hahne, F., Jordan, P., Fraatz, M.A., Ley, J., Geissler, T., Schrader, J., Zorn, H., Buchhaupt, M. Biotechnological Production of Odor-Active Methyl-Branched Aldehydes by a Novel α-Dioxygenase from Crocosphaera subtropica (2020) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 68, 10432-10440. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.0c02035

Hammer, A.K., Emrich, N.O., Ott, J., Birk, F., Fraatz, M.A., Ley, J.P., Geissler, T., Bornscheuer, U.T., Zorn, H Biotechnological production and sensory evaluation of ω1-unsaturated aldehydes (2020) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 69, 345-353. DOI:  10.1021/acs.jafc.0c06872

Herrera-Russert, J., López-López, A., Serrano, J., Matalin, A., Galian, J. Influence of the Mediterranean basin history on the origin and evolution of the halophile tiger beetle genus Cephalota (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) (2020) Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.), 56 (6). DOI: 10.1080/00379271.2020.1848459

Hertzer, C., Kehraus, S., Böhringer, N., Kaligis, F., Bara, R., Erpenbeck, D., Schäberle, T.F., Wägele, H., König, G.M. Antibacterial Scalarane from Doriprismatica stellata Nudibranchs (Gastropoda, Nudibranchia), Egg Ribbons, and their Dietary Sponge Spongia cf. agaricina (Demospongiae, Dictyoceratida) (2020) Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 16, 1596-1605. DOI:10.3762/bjoc.16.132

Hiebert, N., Carrau, T., Bartling, M., Vilcinskas, A., Lee, K.Z. Identification of entomopathogenic bacteria associated with the invasive pest Drosophila suzukii in infested areas of Germany (2020) Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 173, 107389. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2020.107389

Hiebert, N., Kessel, T., Skaljac, M., Spohn, M., Vilcinskas, A., Lee, K.Z. The Gram-Positive Bacterium Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides Shows Insecticidal Activity against Drosophilid and Aphid Pests (2020) Insects, 11 (8), 471. DOI: 10.3390/insects11080471

Hirsch, R., Wiesner, J., Bauer, A., Marker, A., Vogel, H., Hammann, P.E., Vilcinskas, A. Antimicrobial Peptides from Rat-Tailed Maggots of the Drone Fly Eristalis tenax Show Potent Activity against Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria (2020) Microorganisms, 8 (5), 626. DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms8050626

Jiso, A., Kittiwisut, S., Chantakul, R., Yuenyongsawad, S., Schäberle, T.F., Temkitthaworn, P., Ingkaninan, K., Chaithirayanon, K., Plubrukarn, A. Quintaquinone, merosesquiterpene with an extended polyketide sidechain from the yellow sponge Verongula rigida Esper (2020) Journal of Natural Products, 83 (2), 532-536. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.9b00886

Jung, L., Dusek, J., Lüddecke, T., Schulz, V., Maier-Sam, K., Habich, L., Mosebach, A., Lierz, M., Ziemek, H.P. Epidemiological screening of captive salamanders reveals current absence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in private collections throughout the federal state of Hesse (Germany) (2020) Salamandra, 56 (3), 233-238.

Kalsy, M., Tonk, M., Hardt, M., Dobrindt, U., Zdybicka-Barabas, A., Cytrynska, M., Vilcinskas, A., Mukherjee, K. The insect antimicrobial peptide cecropin A disrupts uropathogenic Escherichia coli biofilms (2020) npj Biofilms Microbiomes, 6 (6). DOI: 10.1038/s41522-020-0116-3

Käßer, L., Zitzmann, J., Grein, T., Weidner, T., Salzig, D., Czermak, P. Turbidimetry and Dielectric Spectroscopy as Process Analytical Technologies for Mammalian and Insect Cell Cultures (2020) Animal Cell Biotechnology-Methods and Protocols, 335-364. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0191-4_20

Kirchhoff, K.N., Vilcinskas, A., Wilke, T. Tracing neglected venom systems: Prediction of the industrial potential by a multi-disciplinary data network (2020) Toxicon, 177, Suppl1, S32. DOI: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2019.12.039

Kirfel, P., Vilcinskas, A., Skaljac, M. Lysine Acetyltransferase p300/CBP Plays an Important Role in Reproduction, Embryogenesis and Longevity of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (2020) Insects, 11 (5), 265. DOI: 10.3390/insects11050265

Kleiner, Y., Hammann, P., Becker, J., Bauer, A., Pöverlein, C., Schuler, S. Total Synthesis and Structure Revision of (−)-Avicennone C (2020) Journal of Organic Chemistry, 85 (20), 13108-13120. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.0c01792

Klüber, P., Bakonyi, D., Zorn, H., Rühl, M. Does Light Color Temperature Influence Aspects of Oviposition by the Black Soldier Fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)? (2020) Journal of Economic Entomology, 113 (5), 2549-2552. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toaa182

Kovács, Z., Stevek, J., Fikar, M., Czermak, P. Kinetic behavior of soluble Pectinex Ultra SP-L converting sucrose into fructo-oligosaccharides in batch and continuous fashion (2020) Progress in Agricultural Engineering Sciences, 16 (1), 81–97. DOI: 10.1556/446.2020.00010

Lemke, S., Vilcinskas, A. European Medicinal Leeches—New Roles in Modern Medicine (2020) Biomedicines, 8 (5), 99. DOI: 10.3390/biomedicines8050099

Loewe, D., Dieken, H., Grein, T.A., Weidner, T., Salzig, D., Czermak, P. Opportunities to debottleneck the downstream processing of the oncolytic measles virus (2020) Critical reviews in biotechnology, 40 (2), 247-264. DOI: 10.1080/07388551.2019.1709794

Lothert, K., Sprick, G., Beyer, F., Lauria, G., Czermak, P., Wolff, M.W. Membrane-based steric exclusion chromatography for the purification of a recombinant baculovirus and its application for cell therapy (2020) Journal of Virological Methods, 275, 113756. DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2019.113756

Lüddecke, T., Förster, F., Billion, A., von Reumont, B.M., Vilcinskas, A., Lemke, S. The venom gland transcriptome of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi (2020) Toxicon, 177, Suppl1, S42-S43. DOI: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2019.12.078

Lüddecke, T., von Reumont, B.M., Förster, F., Billion, A., Timm, T., Lochnit, G., Vilcinskas, A., Lemke, S. An Economic Dilemma Between Molecular Weapon Systems May Explain an Arachno-atypical Venom in Wasp Spiders (Argiope bruennichi) (2020) Biomolecules, 10 (7), 978. DOI: 10.3390/biom10070978.

Lüddecke, T., von Reumont, B.M. Venomics: Tiergifte als Quelle neuartiger Bioressourcen (2020) BIOspektrum, 26 (7), 724-727. DOI: 10.1007/s12268-020-1482-3

Maheshwari, G., Gessner, D.K., Meyer, S., Ahlborn, J., Wen, G., Ringseis, R., Zorn, H., Eder, K. Characterization of the Nutritional Composition of a Biotechnologically Produced Oyster Mushroom and its Physiological Effects in Obese Zucker Rats (2020) Molecular Nutrition Food & Research, 64 (22), 2000591. DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.202000591

Maheshwari, G., Ringseis, R., Wen, G., Gessner, D.K., Rost, J., Fraatz, M.A., Zorn, H., Eder, K. Branched-Chain Fatty Acids as Mediators of the Activation of Hepatic Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Alpha by a Fungal Lipid Extract (2020) Biomolecules, 10 (9), 1259. DOI: 10.3390/biom10091259

Marner, M., Patras, M.A., Kurz, M., Zubeil, F., Förster, F., Schuler, S., Bauer, A., Hammann, P., Vilcinskas, A., Schäberle, T.F., Glaeser, J. Molecular Networking-Guided Discovery and Characterization of Stechlisins, a Group of Cyclic Lipopeptides from a Pseudomonas sp. (2020) Journal of Natural Products , 83 (9) , 2607-2617. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.0c00263

Meyer, S., Gessner, D.K., Braune, M.S., Friedhoff, T., Most, E., Höring, M., Liebisch, G., Zorn, H., Eder, K., Ringseis, R. Comprehensive evaluation of the metabolic effects of insect meal from Tenebrio molitor L. in growing pigs by transcriptomics, metabolomics and lipidomics (2020) Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 11, 20. DOI: 10.1186/s40104-020-0425-7

Meyer, S., Gessner, D.K., Maheshwari, G., Röhrig, J., Friedhoff, T., Most, E., Zorn, H., Ringseis, R., Eder, K. Tenebrio molitor Larvae Meal Affects the Cecal Microbiota of Growing Pigs (2020) Animals, 10 (7), 1151. DOI: 10.3390/ani10071151

Meyer, S., Schäfer, L., Röhrig, J., Maheshwari, G., Most, E., Zorn, H., Ringseis, R., Eder, K., Gessner, D.K. Supplementation of Sulfur-Containing Amino Acids or Essential Amino Acids Does Not Reverse the Hepatic Lipid-Lowering Effect of a Protein-Rich Insect Meal in Obese Zucker Rats (2020) Nutrients, 12 (4), 987. DOI: 10.3390/nu12040987

Mukherjee, K., Baudach, A., Vogel, H., Vilcinskas, A. Seasonal phenotype‐specific expression of microRNAs during metamorphosis in the European map butterfly Araschnia Levana (2020) Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology, 104 (1), e21657. DOI: 10.1002/arch.21657

Mukherrjee, K., Amsel, D., Kalsy, M., Billion, A., Dobrindt, U., Vilcinskas, A. MicroRNAs regulate innate immunity against uropathogenic and commensal-like Escherichia coli infections in the surrogate insect model Galleria mellonella (2020) Scientific Reports, 10, 2570. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-59407-3

Oberpaul, M., Zumkeller, C.M., Culver, T., Spohn, M., Mihajlovic, S., Leis, B., Glaeser, S.P., Plarre, R., McMahon, D.P., Hammann, P., Schäberle, T.F., Glaeser, J., Vilcinskas, A. High-Throughput cultivation for the selective isolation of Acidobacteria from termite nests (2020) Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 597628. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.597628

Özbek, R., Mukherjee, K., Uçkan, F., Vilcinskas, A. Reprograming of epigenetic mechanisms controlling host insect immunity and development in response to egg-laying by a parasitoid wasp (2020) Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Series B, 287, 1928. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0704

Revilla-Guarinos, A., Zhang, Q., Loderer, C., Alcántara, C., Müller, A., Rahnamaeian, M.,Vilcinskas, A., Gebhard, S., Zúñiga, M., Mascher, T. ABC Transporter DerAB of Lactobacillus casei Mediates Resistance against Insect-Derived Defensins (2020) Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 86 (14), e00818-20. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00818-20

Riyanti, Balansa, W., Liu, Y., Sharma, A., Mihajlovic, S., Hartwig, C., Leis, B., Rieuwpassa, F.J., Ijong, F.G., Wägele, H., König, G.M., Schäberle, T.F. Selection of sponge-associated bacteria with high potential for the production of antibacterial compounds (2020) Scientific Reports, 10, 19614. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-76256-2

Riyanti, Marner, M., Hartwig, C., Patras, M.A., Wodi, S.I.M., Rieuwpassa, F.J., Ijong, F.G., Balansa, W., Schäberle, T.F. Sustainable Low-Volume Analysis of Environmental Samples by Semi-Automated Prioritization of Extracts for Natural Product Research (SeaPEPR) (2020) Marine Drugs, 18, 649. DOI: 10.3390/md18120649

Sabdaningsih, A., Liu, Y., Mettal, U., Heep, J., Riyanti, Wang, L., Cristianawati, O., Nuryadi, H., Triandala Sibero, M., Marner, M., Radjasa, O.K., Sabdono, A., Trianto, A., Schäberle, T.F. A New Citrinin Derivative from the Indonesian Marine Sponge-Associated Fungus Penicillium citrinum (2020) Marine Drugs, 18 (4), 227. DOI: 10.3390/md18040227

Schroll, M., Keppler, F., Greule, M., Eckart, C., Zorn, H., Lenhart, K. The stable carbon isotope signature of methane produced by saprotrophic fungi (2020) Biogeosciences, 17 (14), 3891–3901. DOI: 10.5194/bg-17-3891-2020

Tonk, M., Vilcinskas, A., Grevelding, C.G., Haeberlein, S. Anthelminthic Activity of Assassin Bug Venom against the Blood Fluke Schistosoma mansoni (2020) Antibiotics, 9 (10), 664. DOI: 10.3390/antibiotics9100664

Vilcinskas, A. Insect Biotechnology-Insects as a Resource (2020) In Biological Transformation, Springer Vieweg, 267-260. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-59659-3_13

Vilcinskas, A., Schwabe, M., Brinkrolf, K., Plarre, R., Wielsch, N., Vogel, H. Larvae of the Clothing Moth Tineola bisselliella Maintain Gut Bacteria that Secrete Enzyme Cocktails to Facilitate the Digestion of Keratin (2020) Microorganisms, 8 (9), 1415. DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms8091415

von Reumont, B.M., Lüddecke, T., Timm, T., Lochnit, G., Vilcinskas, A., von Döhren, J., Nilsson, M. Proteo-Transcriptomic Analysis Identifies Potential Novel Toxins Secreted by the Predatory, Prey-Piercing Ribbon Worm Amphiporus lactifloreus (2020) Marine Drugs, 18 (8), 407. DOI: 10.3390/md18080407

Zhang, C., Chen, X., Orban, A., Shukal, S., Birk, F., Too, H.-P., Rühl, M. Agrocybe aegerita Serves As a Gateway for Identifying Sesquiterpene Biosynthetic Enzymes in Higher Fungi (2020) ACS Chemical Biology, 15 (5),1268-1277. DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.0c00155


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Brückner H, Fox S, Degenkolb T (2019) Sequences of acretocins, peptaibiotics containing the rare 1-aminocyclopropanecarboxylic acid, from Acremonium crotocinigenum CBS 217.70. Chemistry and Biodiversity, DOI 10.1002/cbdv.201900276

Drukewitz S. H., von Reumont B. M. (2019) The Significance of Comparative Genomics in Modern Evolutionary Venomics. Front. Ecol. Evol.7, doi:10.3389/fevo.2019.00163.

Drukewitz S. H., Bokelmann L., Undheim E. A. B., von Reumont B. M. (2019) Toxins from scratch? Diverse, multimodal gene origins in the predatory robber fly Dasypogon diadema indicate a dynamic venom evolution in dipteran insects. GigaScience, doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giz081

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Imai Y, Meyer KJ, Iinishi A, Favre-Godal Q, Green R, Manuse S, Caboni M, Mori M, Niles S, Ghiglieri M, Honrao C, Ma X, Guo JJ, Makriyannis A, Linares-Otoya L, Böhringer N, Wuisan ZG, Kaur H, Wu R, Mateus A, Typas A, Savitski MM, Espinoza JL, O’Rourke A, Nelson KE, Hiller S, Noinaj N, Schäberle TF, D’Onofrio A, Lewis K (2019) A new antibiotic selectively kills Gram-negative pathogens. Nature, 576 (7787) , 459-464.

Jenner RA, von Reumont BM, Campbell L, Undheim EAB (2019) Parallel evolution of complex centipede venoms revealed by comparative proteotranscriptomic analyses. Molecular Biology and Evolution, msz181

Jones PL, Petschenka G, Flacht L, Agrawal AA (2019) Cardenolide intake, sequestration, and excretion by the monarch butterfly along gradients of plant toxicity and larval ontogeny. Journal of Chemical Ecology , 45 , 264-277.

Lüddecke T (2019) Über das Hautgift beim Feuersalamander. Feldherpetologisches Magazin, 11 , 9-16.

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Schmidtberg H, Shukla SP, Halitschke R, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A (2019) Symbiont‐mediated chemical defense in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Ecology and Evolution, 9 (4) , 1715-1729.

Schultheis D, Weißkopf M, Schaub C, Ansari S, Van Anh Dao, Grossmann D, Majumdar U, Salim Hakeemi M, Troelenberg N, Richter T, Schmitt-Engel C, Schwirz J, Ströhlein N, Teuscher M, Bucher G, Frasch M (2019) A Large Scale Systemic RNAi Screen in the Red Flour Beetle Tribolium castaneum Identifies Novel Genes Involved in Insect Muscle Development G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 9 (2)

Skaljac M, Vogel H, Wielsch N, Mihajlovic S, Vilcinskas A (Forthcoming 2019) Transmission of a protease-secreting bacterial symbiont among pea aphids via host plants. Frontiers in Physiology,

Sokovic Bajic S, Djokic J, Dinic M, Veljovic K, Golic N, Mihajlovic S, Tolinacki M (2019) GABA-Producing Natural Dairy Isolate From Artisanal Zlatar Cheese Attenuates Gut Inflammation and Strengthens Gut Epithelial Barrier in vitro. Front Microbiol. 2019 Mar 18, 10 , 527.

Stanisavljević S, Čepić A, Bojić S, Veljović K, Mihajlović S, Đedović N, Jevtić B, Momčilović M, Lazarević M, Mostarica Stojković M, Miljković Đ, Golić N (2019) Oral neonatal antibiotic treatment perturbs gut microbiota and aggravates central nervous system autoimmunity in Dark Agouti rats. Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 29, 9 (1) , 918.

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Tonk M, Cabezas-Cruz A, Bleackley MR, Valdés JJ, Barrero RA, Hernández-Jarguín A, Moutailler S, Vilcinskas A, Richard-Forget F, Anderson MA, Rodriguez-Valle M (2019) Antibacterial and antifungal activity of defensins from the Australian paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus. Ticks Tick Borne Dis., 10 (6) , 101269.

Tonk M, Pierrot C, Cabezas-Cruz A, Rahnamaeian M, Khalife J, Vilcinskas A (2019) The Drosophila melanogaster antimicrobial peptides Mtk-1 and Mtk-2 are active against the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum Parasitology Research, , 1-6.

Wickramasinghe SR, Namila, Fan R, Qian XH (2019) Virus Removal and Virus Purification. Membrane Processes in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnological Field, , 69-96.

Züst T, Petschenka G, Hastings AP, Agrawal AA (2019) Toxicity of milkweed leaves and latex: chromatographic quantification versus biological activity of cardenolides in 16 Asclepias species. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 45 , 50-60.


Ansari S, Troelenberg N, Dao VA, Richter T, Bucher G, Klingler M (2018) Double abdomen in a short-germ insect: Zygotic control of axis formation revealed in the beetle Tribolium castaneum Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,

Aumann RA, Schetelig MF, Häcker I (2018) Highly efficient genome editing by homology-directed repair using Cas9 protein in Ceratitis capitata. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. , 101 , 85-93.

Carrau T, Hiebert N, Vilcinskas A, Lee KZ (2018) Identification and characterization of natural viruses associated with the invasive insect pest Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology , 154 (2018) , 74-78.

Carrau T, Silva LMR, Bravo D, K. Failing, Martínez-Carrasco C, Garijo MM, Pérez D, Macías J, Taubert A, Hermosilla C, Ruiz de Ybáñez R (2018) ) Associated risk factors influencing ovine Eimeria infections in southern Spain. Veterinary Parasitology, 263 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2018.10.004

Drukewitz S. H., Fuhrmann N, Undheim EAB, Blanke A, Giribaldi J, Mary Rosanna, Lacond G, Dutertre S, von Reumont BM (2018) A dipterans novel sucker punch: Evolution of arthropod atypical venom with a neurotoxic component in robber flies (Asilidae, Diptera). Toxins , 10 doi:10.3390/toxins10010029. (1)

Gegner T, Carrau T, Vilcinskas A, Lee KZ (2018) The infection of Harmonia axyridis by a parasitic nematode is mediated by entomopathogenic bacteria and triggers sex-specific host immune responses. Scientific reports , 8 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34278-x

Gegner T, Schmidtberg H, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A (2018) Population-specific expression of antimicrobial peptides conferring pathogen resistance in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Scientific Reports, 8

Grein TA, Loewe D, Dieken H, Salzig D, Weidner T, Czermak P (2018) High titer oncolytic measles virus production process by integration of dielectric spectroscopy as online monitoring system Biotechnology and Bioengineering, in press

Helm C., Beckers P., Bartolomaeus T., Drukewitz S. H., Kourtesis I., Weigert A., et al. (2018) Convergent evolution of the ladder-like ventral nerve cord in Annelida. Front. Zool.15. , doi:10.1186/s12983-018-0280-y.

Hu Y, Schmitt-Engel C, Schwirz J, Stroehlein N, Richter T, Majumdar U, Bucher G (2018) A morphological novelty evolved by co-option of a reduced gene regulatory network and gene recruitment in a beetle. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285 (1885)

Häcker I, Bourtzis K, Schetelig MF (2018) Applications of modern molecular technologies in support of the sterile insect technique. Sterile Insect Technique, 2nd Edition, Editors Arnold Dyck, Jorge Hendrichs, under review

Jürjens G, Schuler SMM, Kurz M, Petit S, Couturier C, Jeannot F, Nguyen F, Wende RC, Hammann PE, Wilson DN, Bacqué E, Pöverlein C, Bauer A (2018) Total Synthesis and Structural Revision of the Antibiotic Tetrapeptide GE81112A Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57 (37) , 12157-12161.

Knorr E, Fishilevich E, Tenbusch L, Frey MLF, Rangasamy M, Billion A, Worden SE, Gandra P, Arora K, Lo W, Schulenberg G, Valverde-Garcia P, Vilcinskas A, Narva KE (2018) Gene silencing in Tribolium castaneum as a tool for the targeted identification of candidate RNAi targets in crop pests Scientific Reports, 8 (1)

Lüddecke T (2018) Sequenzdatenbasierte Einblicke in den Stammbaum der Theraphosidae und eine Einführung in die molekulare Phylogenetik. ARACHNE, 23 (4) , 4-13.

Lüddecke T, Krehenwinkel H, Canning G, Glaw F, Longhorn S, Tänzler R, Wendt I, Vences M (2018) Discovering the silk road: Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data resolve the phylogenetic relationships among theraphosid spider subfamilies. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 119 , 63-70.

Lüddecke T, Schulz S, Steinfartz S, Vences M (2018) A salamander’s toxic arsenal: review of skin poison diversity and function in true salamanders, genus Salamandra. The Science of Nature, 105 , 56.

Mohammadi S, Petschenka G, French SS, Mori A, Savitzky AH (2018) Snakes exhibit tissue-specific variation in cardiotonic steroid sensitivity of Na+/K+-ATPase. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 217 , 21-26.

Novović K, Mihajlović S, Dinić M, Malešević M, Miljković M, Kojić M, Jovčić B (2018) Acinetobacter spp. porin Omp33-36: Classification and transcriptional response to carbapenems and host cells. PLoS One. Aug 2, 13 (8)

Petschenka G, Fei CS, Araya JJ, Schröder S, Timmermann BN, Agrawal AA (2018) Structure-activity relationships for plant cardiac glycosides on insect Na+/K+-ATPases: implications for monarch-milkweed coevolution. Frontiers in Plant Science,

Popović N, Dinić M, Tolinački M, Mihajlović S, Terzić-Vidojević A, Bojić S, Djokić J, Golić N, Veljović K (2018) New Insight into Biofilm Formation Ability, the Presence of Virulence Genes and Probiotic Potential of Enterococcus sp. Dairy Isolates. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9 , 78.

Ramírez-Santos E, Rendón P, Bourtzis K, Schetelig MF, Cáceres C, Targovska A, Rehling T, Guillén K, Ruiz-Montoya L, Toledo J, Liedo P (2018) Generational interaction of a transgenic Ceratitis capitata (Tephritidae) strain and the parasitoid, Fopius ceratitivorus (Braconidae), as a model to assess the risk of horizontal gene transfer in eukaryotes. , under review

Rupp O, MacDonald ML, Li S, Dhiman H, Polson S, Griep S, Heffner K, Hernandez I, Brinkrolf K, Jadhav V, Samoudi M, Hao H, Kingham B, Goesmann A, Betenbaugh MJ, Lewis NE, Borth N, Lee KH (2018) A reference genome of the Chinese hamster based on a hybrid assembly strategy. Biotechnology and Bioengineering,

Sanchez E, Küpfer E, Goedbloed DJ, Nolte AW, Lüddecke T, Schulz S, Vences M, Steinfartz S (2018) Morphological and transcriptomic analyses reveal three discrete primary stages of postembryonic development in the common fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra. Journal of Experimental Zoology B – Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 330 , 96-108.

Schetelig MF, Lee KZ, Otto S, Talmann L, Stökl J, Degenkolb T, Vilcinskas A, Halitschke R (2018) Environmentally sustainable pest control options for Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Applied Entomology, 142 (1-2) , 3-17.

Schuler G, Dezhkam Y, Tenbusch L, Klymiuk MC, Zimmer B, Hoffmann B (2018) Formation and hydrolysis of sulfonated estrogens in the porcine testis and epididymis. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology,

Skaljac M, Kirfel P, Grotmann J, Vilcinskas A (2018) Fitness costs of infection with Serratia symbiotica are associated with greater susceptibility to insecticides in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Pest management science, 74 (8) , 1829-1836.

Spohn M, Edenhart, S, Alanjary, M, Ziemert, N, Wibberg, D, Kalinowski, J, Niedermeyer, THJ, Stegmann, E, Wohlleben, W (2018) Identification of a novel aminopolycarboxylic acid siderophore gene cluster encoding the biosynthesis of ethylenediaminesuccinic acid hydroxyarginine (EDHA). Metallomics, 10 (5) (2018) , 722-734.

Tegtmeier D, Belitz A, Radek R, Heimerl T, Brune A (2018) Ereboglobus luteus gen. nov. sp. nov. from cockroach guts, and new insights into the oxygen relationship of the genera Opitutus and Didymococcus (Verrucomicrobia: Opitutaceae). Syst Appl Microbiol, 41 (2) , 101-112.

Tonk M, Couto J, Ferrolho J, Antunes S, Vilcinskas A, de la Fuente J, Domingos A, Cabezas-Cruz A (2018, Epub ahead of print) Antiplasmodial activity of tick defensins in a mouse model of malaria Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases,

von Reumont BM, Edgecombe GD (Accepted) Crustaceans and insect evolution. The natural history of the crustaceans, Evolution and Biogeography Gary Poore & Martin Thiel (Eds.) Oxford University Press, USA:


Adamek M, Spohn M, Stegmann E and Ziemert N (2017) Mining bacterial genomes for secondary metabolite gene clusters. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1520 , 23-47.

Amsel D, Vilcinskas A, Billion A (2017) Evaluation of high-throughput isomiR identification tools: illuminating the early isomiRome of Tribolium castaneum. BMC Bioinformatics, 18 (1) , 359.

Amsellem L, Brouat C, Duron O, Porter SS, Vilcinskas A, Facon B (in press) Importance of Microorganisms to Macroorganisms Invasions: Is the Essential Invisible to the Eye? (The Little Prince, A. de Saint-Exupéry, 1943) Advances in Ecological Research, 57 , 99-146.

Baumann A, Skaljac M, Lehmann R, Vilcinskas A, Franta Z (2017) Urate Oxidase produced by Lucilia sericata medical maggots is localized in Malpighian tubes and facilitates allantoin production Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 83 , 44-53.

Berger A, Degenkolb T, Vilcinskas A, Schöller M (2017) Evaluating the combination of a parasitoid and a predator for biological control of seed beetles (Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) in stored beans. Journal of Stored Product Research, 74 , 22-26.

Bingsohn L, Knorr E, Billion A, Narva KE, Vilcinskas A (2017) Knockdown of genes in the Toll pathway reveals new lethal RNA interference targets for insect pest control Insect Molecular Biology, 26 (1) , 92-102.

Bolouri Moghaddam MR, Gross T, Becker A, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2017) The selective antifungal activity of Drosophila melanogaster metchnikowin reflects the species-dependent inhibition of succinate–coenzyme Q reductase. Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-08407-x.

Carrau T, Garijo MM, Martínez-Carrasco C, Pérez D, Silva LMR, Taubert A, Hermosilla C, Ruiz de Ybáñez R (2017) Parasite prevalence in Mycobacterium spp. infected dairy goats in the Region of Murcia (south-east Spain). Scientific and Technical Review of the Office International des Epizooties, 36 (3)

Elseberg C, Leber J, Weidner T, Czermak P (2017) The Challenge of Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Expansion: Current and Prospective Answers InTech Open,

Fan R, Ebrahimi M, Czermak P (2017) Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor for Continuous Lactic Acid Fermentation. Membranes, 7 (2) , 26.

Grau T, Brandt A, DeLeon S, Meixner MD, Strauß JF, Joop G, et al (2017) A Comparison of Wolbachia Infection Frequencies in Varroa With Prevalence of Deformed Wing Virus J Insect Sci , 17 (3)

Grau T, Vilcinskas A, Joop G (2017) Sustainable farming of the mealworm Tenebrio molitor for the production of food and feed. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C,

Grein TA, Schwebel F, Kress M, Loewe D, Dieken H, Salzig D, Weidner T, Czermak P (2017) Screening different host cell lines for the dynamic production of measles virus Biotechnology Progress, 33 (4) , 989-997.

Grein TA, Weidner T, Czermak P (2017) Concepts for the Production of Viruses and Viral Vectors in Cell Cultures InTech Open,

Heitmueller M, Billion A, Dobrindt U, Vilcinskas A, Mukherjee K (2017) Epigenetic mechanisms regulate innate immunity against uropathogenic and commensal-like Escherichia coli in the surrogate insect model Galleria mellonella Infection and Immunity,

Häcker I, Aumann R, Schetelig MF (2017) Vector control strategies for mosquitoes. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, 72 (9-10) , e11.

Häcker I, Harrell II RA, Eichner G, Pilitt KL, O’Brochta DA, Handler AM, Schetelig MF (2017) Cre/lox-Recombinase-Mediated Cassette Exchange for Reversible Site-Specific Genomic Targeting of the Disease Vector, Aedes aegypti Scientific Reports, 7: 43883

Kalajdzic P, Schetelig MF (2017) CRISPR/Cas-mediated gene editing using purified protein in Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 164 (3) , 350-362.

Keppner EM, Prang M, Engel KC, Ayasse M, Stökl J, Steiger S (2017) Beyond cuticular hydrocarbons: chemically mediated mate recognition in the subsocial burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides Journal of Chemical Ecology, , 1-10.

Leber J, Barekzai J, Blumenstock M, Pospisil B, Salzig D, Czermak P (2017 (in press)) Microcarrier choice and bead-to-bead transfer for human mesenchymal stem cells in serum-containing and chemically defined media. Process Biochemistry, 59 (B) , 255-265.

Lee KZ, Vilcinskas A (2017) Analysis of virus susceptibility in the invasive insect pest Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Insect Pathology, 148 , 138-141.

Leis B, Held C, Bergkemper F, Dennemarck K, Steinbauer R, Reiter A, Mechelke M, Moerch M, Graubner S, Liebl W (2017) Comparative characterization of all cellulosomal cellulases from Clostridium thermocellum reveals high diversity in endoglucanase product formation essential for complex activity. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 10 , 240.

Luna-Ramirez K, Skaljac M, Grotmann J, Kirfel P, Vilcinskas A (2017) Orally Delivered Scorpion Antimicrobial Peptides Exhibit Activity against Pea Aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) and Its Bacterial Symbionts. Toxins, 9 (9)

Luna-Ramirez K, Tonk M, Rahnamaeian M, Vilcinskas A (2017) Bioactivity of Natural and Engineered Antimicrobial Peptides from Venom of the Scorpions Urodacus yaschenkoi and U. manicatus. Toxins, 9 (1) , 22.

Mukherjee K, Grizanova E, Chertkova E, Lehmann R, Dubovskiy I, Vilcinskas A (2017) Experimental evolution of resistance against Bacillus thuringiensis in the insect model host Galleria mellonella results in epigenetic modifications. Virulence, 19 , 1-13.

Mukherjee K, Vilcinskas A (2017) The entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii communicates with the insect host Galleria mellonella during infection Virulence, Nov 23 , 0.

Musiol-Kroll EM, Zubeil F, Schafhauser T, Härtner T, Kulik A, McArthur J, Koryakina I, Wohlleben W, Grond S, Williams GJ, Weber T (2017) Polyketide Bioderivatization Using the Promiscuous Acyltransferase KirCII. ACS Synth Biol., 6 , 421.

Niedek D, Schuler SMM, Eschmann C, Wende RC, Seitz A, Keul F, Schreiner PR (2017) Synthesis of Enantioenriched Phthalide and Isoindolinone Derivatives from 2-Formylbenzoic Acid. Synthesis, 49 (2) , 371-382.

Papanicolaou A, Schetelig MF, et al. (2017) Erratum to: The whole genome sequence of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), reveals insights into the biology and adaptive evolution of a highly invasive pest species. Genome Biology, 18 (11)

Petschenka G, Wagschal V, von Tschirnhaus M, Donath A, Dobler S (2017) Convergently evolved toxic secondary metabolites in plants drive the parallel molecular evolution of insect resistance. The American Naturalist, 190 (S1) , S29-43.

Richter S., Helm C., Meunier F. A., Hering L., Campbell L. I., Drukewitz S. H., et al. (2017) Comparative analyses of glycerotoxin expression unveil a novel structural organization of the bloodworm venom system. BMC Evol. Biol.17. , doi:10.1186/s12862-017-0904-4

Skaljac M, Kanakala S, Zanic K, Puizina J, Pleic IL, Ghanim M (2017) Diversity and Phylogenetic Analyses of Bacterial Symbionts in Three Whitefly Species from Southeast Europe. Insects, 8 , 113.

Sprick G, Weidner T, Salzig D, Czermak P (2017) Baculovirus-induced recombinant protein expression in human mesenchymal stromal stem cells: A promoter study. New Biotechnology, 39 (B) , 161-166.

Talmann L, Wiesner J, Vilcinskas A (2017) Strategies for the construction of insect P450 fusion enzymes. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, 72 (9-10) , 405-415.

Tonk M, Vilcinskas A (2017) The Medical Potential of Antimicrobial Peptides from Insects. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 17 (5) , 554-575.

Veljović K, Dinić M, Lukić J, Mihajlović S, Tolinački M, Živković M, Begović J, Mrvaljević I, Golić N, Terzić-Vidojević A (2017) Promotion of Early Gut Colonization by Probiotic Intervention on Microbiota Diversity in Pregnant Sows. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8 , 2028.

Will T, Schmidtberg H, Skaljac M, Vilcinskas A (2017) Heat shock protein 83 plays pleiotropic roles in embryogenesis, longevity, and fecundity of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Development Genes and Evolution, 227 (1) , 1-9.

Wippermann A, Rupp O, Brinkrolf K, Hoffrogge R, Noll T (2017) Integrative analysis of DNA methylation and gene expression in butyrate-treated CHO cells. Journal of Biotechnology, 257 , 150-161.

Yan Y, Linger RJ, Scott MJ (2017) Building early-larval sexing systems for genetic control of the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina using two constitutive promoters Scientific Report, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-02763-4

Yan Y, Xian XQ, Jiang MX, Wan FH (2017) Biological Invasion and Its Research in China: An Overview , in Biological Invasions and Its Management in China. Invading Nature – Springer Series in Invasion Ecology, vol. 11, Wan FH, Jiang MX, Zhan AB (Eds.) , 3-19. Springer: Dordrecht

von Reumont BM, Undheim EAM, Jauss RT, Jenner RA (2017) Venomics of remipede crustaceans reveals novel peptide diversity and illuminates the venom’s biological role. Toxins, 9 (8) , 234.


Al Souhail Q, Hiromasa Y, Rahnamaeian M, Giraldo MC, Takahashi D, Valent B, Vilcinskas A, Kanost MR (2016) Characterization and regulation of expression of an antifungal peptide from hemolymph of an insect, Manduca sexta. Developmental & Comparative Immunology, 61 , 258–268.

Beckert A, Wiesner J, Schmidtberg H, Lehmann R, Baumann A, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A (2016) Expression and characterization of a recombinant i-type lysozyme from the harlequin ladybird beetle Harmonia axyridis. Insect Molecular Biology, 25 (3) , 202–215 .

Benelli G, Daane KM, Soler R, Stökl J (2016) Chemical Ecology of Parasitic Hymenoptera BioMed Research International, 2016

Bingsohn L, Knorr E, Vilcinskas A (2016) The model beetle Tribolium castaneum can be used as an early warning system for transgenerational epigenetic side effects caused by pharmaceuticals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology, 185–186 , 57–64.

Busse N, Czermak P (2016) Role and application of versatile peroxidase (VP) for utilizing lignocellulose in biorefineries. , in Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies, Gupta VK, Tuohy MG (Eds.) Springer: Heidelberg, Accepted

Busse N, Fuchs F, Kraume M, Czermak P (2016) Treatment of enzyme-initiated delignification reaction mixtures with ceramic ultrafiltration membranes: Experimental investigations and modeling approach. Separation Science and Technology, 51 (9) , 1546–1565.

Busse N, Kraume M, Czermak P (2016) Optimal permeate flux for an enzymatic oxidation of technical lignins in a membrane reactor. Separation Science and Technology, Accepted

Cabezas-Cruz A, Tonk M, Bouchut A, Pierrot C, Pierce RJ, Kotsyfakis M, Rahnamaeian M, Vilcinskas A, Khalife J, Valdés JJ (2016) Antiplasmodial Activity Is an Ancient and Conserved Feature of Tick Defensins. Frontiers in Microbiology, , 1-12.

Carrau T, Pérez D, Silva LMR, Macías J, Martínez-Carrasco C, Hermosilla C, Ruiz de Ybáñez R (2016) Periparturient rise in the excretion of Eimeria spp. in Manchega dairy sheep. Veterinary Medicine and Research, 3 (2)

Carrau T, Silva LRM, Pérez D, Ruiz de Ybáñez R, Taubert A, Hermosilla C (2016) First description of an in vitro culture system for Eimeria ovinoidalis macromeront formation in primary host endothelial cells. Parasitology International , 65 (5) , 516-519.

Degenkolb T, Götze L, von Döhren H, Vilcinskas A, Brückner H (2016) Sequences of stilboflavin C: Towards the peptaibiome of the filamentous fungus Stilbella (= Trichoderma) flavipes. Journal of Peptide Science, 22 , 517-524.

Degenkolb T, Vilcinskas A (2016) Metabolites from nematophagous fungi and nematicidal natural products from fungi as an alternative for biological control. Part I: metabolites from nematophagous ascomycetes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (9) , 3799–3812.

Degenkolb T, Vilcinskas A (2016) Metabolites from nematophagous fungi and nematicidal natural products from fungi as alternatives for biological control. Part II: metabolites from nematophagous basidiomycetes and non-nematophagous fungi. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (9) , 3813–3824.

Dubovskiy IM, Grizanova EV, Whitten MM, Mukherjee K, Greig C, Alikina T, Kabilov M, Vilcinskas A, Glupov VV, Butt TM (2016) Immuno-physiological adaptations confer wax moth Galleria mellonella resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis. Virulence, epub ahead of print , 1–11.

Engel KC, Stökl J, Schweizer R, Vogel H, Ayasse M, Ruther J, Steiger S (2016) A hormone-related female anti-aphrodisiac signals temporary infertility and causes sexual abstinence to synchronize parental care Nature Communications, 7

Fan R, Ebrahimi M, Quitmann H, Aden M, Czermak P (2016) An Innovative Optical Sensor for the Online Monitoring and Control of Biomass Concentration in a Membrane Bioreactor System for Lactic Acid Production. Sensors, 16 (3) , 1–12.

Franta Z, Vogel H, Lehmann R, Rupp O, Goesmann A, Vilcinskas A (2016) Next Generation Sequencing Identifies Five Major Classes of Potentially Therapeutic Enzymes Secreted by Lucilia sericata Medical Maggots. BioMed Research International, 2016 , 1–27.

Genç H, Schetelig MF, Nirmala X, Handler AM (2016) Germline transformation of the olive fruit fly, <i (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae) with a piggyBac transposon vector</i Turkish Journal of Biology, 40 , 845-855.

Grein TA, Leber J, Blumenstock M, Petry F, Weidner T, Salzig D, Czermak P (2016) Multiphase mixing characteristics in a microcarrier-based stirred tank bioreactor suitable for human mesenchymal stem cell expansion. Process Biochemistry, 51 (9)

Joop G, Vilcinskas A (2016) Coevolution of parasitic fungi and insect hosts. Zoology, in press

Kanost MR, Arrese EL, Cao X, Chen YR, Chellapilla S, Goldsmith MR, Grosse-Wilde E, Heckel DG, Herndon N, Jiang H, Papanicolaou A, Qu J, Soulages JL, Vogel H, Walters J, Waterhouse RM, Ahn SJ, Almeida FC, An C, Aqrawi P, Bretschneider A, Bryant WB, Bucks S, Chao H, Chevignon G, Christen JM, Clarke DF, Dittmer NT, Ferguson LCF, Garavelou S, Gordon KHJ, Gunaratna RT, Han Y, Hauser F, He Y, Heidel-Fischer H, Hirsh A, Hu Y, Jiang H, Kalra D, Klinner C, König C, Kovar C, Kroll AR, Kuwar SS, Lee SL, Lehman R, Li K, Li Z, Liang H, Lovelace S, Lu Z, Mansfield JH, McCulloch KJ, Mathew T, Morton B, Muzny DM, Neunemann D, Ongeri F, Pauchet Y, Pu LL, Pyrousis I, Rao XJ, Redding A, Roesel C, Sanchez-Gracia A, Schaack S, Shukla A, Tetreau G, Wang Y, Xiong GH, Traut W, Walsh TK, Worley KC, Wu D, Wu W, Wu YQ, Zhang X, Zou Z, Zucker H, Briscoe AD, Burmester T, Clem RJ, Feyereisen R, Grimmelikhuijzen CJP, Hamodrakas SJ, Hansson BS, Huguet E, Jermiin LS, Lan Q, Lehman HK, Lorenzen M, Merzendorfer H, Michalopoulos I, Morton DB, Muthukrishnan S, Oakeshott JG, Palmer W, Park Y, Passarelli AL, Rozas J, Schwartz LM, Smith W, Southgate A, Vilcinskas A, Vogt R, Wang P, Werren J, Yu XQ, Zhou JJ, Brown SJ, Scherer SE, Richards S, Blissard GW (2016) Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of the tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, in press

Köster N, Schmiermund A, Grubelnig S, Leber J, Ehlicke F, Czermak P, Salzig D (2016) Single-Step RNA Extraction from Different Hydrogel-Embedded Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Quantitative Reverse Transcription–Polymerase Chain Reaction Analysis. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 22 (6) , 552–560.

Lee KZ, Lestradet M, Socha C, et al (2016) Enterocyte Purge and Rapid Recovery Is a Resilience Reaction of the Gut Epithelium to Pore-Forming Toxin Attack Cell Host & Microbe, 20 (6) , 693-694.

Linger RJ, Belikoff EJ, Yan Y, Li F, Wantuch HA, Fitzsimons HL, Scott MJ (2016) Towards next generation maggot debridement therapy: transgenic Lucilia sericata larvae that produce and secrete a human growth factor. BMC Biotechnology, 16:30 , 1–12.

Moghaddam MB, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2016) The insect-derived antimicrobial peptide metchnikowin targets Fusarium graminearum β(1,3)-glucanosyltransferase Gel1, which is required for the maintenance of cell wall integrity. Biological Chemistry,

Moghaddam MR, Tonk M, Schreiber C, Salzig D, Czermak P, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2016) The potential of the Galleria mellonella innate immune system is maximized by the co–presentation of diverse antimicrobial peptides. Biological Chemistry, epub ahead of print

Mukherjee K, Baudach A (2016) Epigenetic Control of Polyphenism in Aphids. , in Biology and Ecology of Aphids, Vilcinskas A (Eds.) , 89–99. CRC Press:

Papanicolaou A, Schetelig MF, Arensburger P, Atkinson PW, Benoit JB, Bourtzis K, Castañera P, Cavanaugh JP, Chao H, Childers C, Curril I, Dinh H, Doddapaneni H, Dolan A, Dugan S, Friedrich M, Gasperi G, Geib S, Georgakilas G, Gibbs RA, Giers SD, Gomulski LM, González-Guzmán M, Guillem-Amat A, Han Y, Hatzigeorgiou AG, Hernández-Crespo P, Hughes DS, Jones JW, Karagkouni D, Koskinioti P, Lee SL, Malacrida AR, Manni M, Mathiopoulos K, Meccariello A, Murali SC, Murphy TD, Muzny DM, Oberhofer G, Ortego F, Paraskevopoulou MD, Poelchau M, Qu J, Reczko M, Robertson HM, Rosendale AJ, Rosselot AE, Saccone G, Salvemini M, Savini G, Schreiner P, Scolari F, Siciliano P, Sim SB, Tsiamis G, Ureña E, Vlachos IS, Werren JH, Wimmer EA, Worley KC, Zacharopoulou A, Richards S, Handler AM (2016) The whole genome sequence of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), reveals insights into the biology and adaptive evolution of a highly invasive pest species. Genome Biology, 17 (1) , 1-17.

Pöppel AK, Kahl M, Baumann A, Wiesner J, Gökçen A, Beckert A, Preissner KT, Vilcinskas A, Franta Z (2016) A Jonah-like chymotrypsin from the therapeutic maggot Lucilia sericata plays a role in wound debridement and coagulation. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 70 , 138–147.

Rahnamaeian M, Cytryńska M, Zdybicka-Barabas A, Vilcinskas A (2016) The functional interaction between abaecin and pore-forming peptides indicates a general mechanism of antibacterial potentiation. Peptides, 78 , 17–23.

Salzig D, Leber J, Merkewitz K, Lange MC, Köster N, Czermak P (2016) Attachment, Growth, and Detachment of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Chemically Defined Medium. Stem Cells International, 2016 (ID 5246584) , 1–10.

Schetelig MF, Targovska A, Meza JS, Bourtzis K, Handler AM (2016) Tetracycline-suppressible female lethality and sterility in the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens. Insect Molecular Biology, 25 (4) , 500-508.

Schmidtberg H, Vilcinskas A (2016) The ontogenesis of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. , Biology and Ecology of Aphids (Eds.) , 14–51. Vilcinskas A: CRC Press

Schwirz J, Fischbach M, Vilcinskas A, Fischer R, Schetelig MF (2016) Monitoring data and future control possibilities for Drosophila suzukii in Germany. In: Proceedings of the 9th Int Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, , 310-322.

Skaljac M (2016) Bacterial Symbionts of Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae). , in Biology and Ecology of Aphids, Vilcinskas A (Eds.) , 100–126. CRC Press:

Spohn M, Wohlleben W, and Stegmann E (2016) Elucidation of the zinc dependent regulation in Amycolatopsis japonicum enabled the identification of the ethylenediamine‐disuccinate ([S,S]‐EDDS) genes. Environmental Microbiology , 1249 , 63.

Spohner SC, Schaum V, Quitmann H, Czermak P (2016) Kluyveromyces lactis: An emerging tool in biotechnology. Journal of Biotechnology, 222 , 104–116.

Stanisavljević S, Lukić J, Soković S, Mihajlovic S, Mostarica Stojković M, Miljković D, Golić N (2016) Correlation of Gut Microbiota Composition with Resistance to Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis in Rats Frontiers in Microbiology, 7 , 2005.

Stökl J, Herzner G (2016) Morphology and ultrastructure of the allomone and sex-pheromone producing mandibular gland of the parasitoid wasp Leptopilina heterotoma (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) Arthropod Structure & Development, 45 (4) , 333-340.

Suranska H, Raspor P, Uroic K, Golic N, Kos B, Mihajlovic S, Begovic J, Suskovic J, Topisirovic L, Cadez (2016) Characterisation of the yeast and mould biota in traditional white pickled cheeses by culture-dependent and independent molecular techniques. Folia Microbiol (Praha), 61 (6) , 455-463.

Tegtmeier D, Riese C, Geissinger O, Radek R, Brune A (2016) Breznakia blatticola gen. nov. sp. nov. and Breznakia pachnodae sp. nov., two fermenting bacteria isolated from insect guts, and emended description of the family Erysipelotrichaceae. , 39 (5) in Syst Appl Microbiol, , 319–329.

Tegtmeier D, Thompson CL, Schauer C, Brune A (2016) Oxygen affects gut bacterial colonization and metabolic activities in a gnotobiotic cockroach model. Appl Environ Microbiol, 82 (4) , 1080-1089.

Tonk M, Vilcinskas A (2016) The Medical Potential of Antimicrobial Peptides from Insects. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 16 , epub ahead of print.

Tonk M, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2016) Insect antimicrobial peptides: potential tools for the prevention of skin cancer. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (17) , 7397-7405.

Ur Rehman A, Kovacs Z, Ebrahimi M, Quitmann H, Czermak P (2016) Enzymatic production of fructo-oligosaccharides from inexpensive and abundant substrates using a membrane reactor system. Separation Science and Technology, 51 (9) , 1537–1545.

Vogel H, Schmidtberg H, Vilcinskas A (2016) Comparative transcriptomics in three ladybird species supports a role for immunity in invasion biology. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 67

Wende RC, Seitz A, Niedek D, Schuler SMM, Hofmann C, Becker J, Schreiner PR (2016) The Enantioselective Dakin–West Reaction. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55 (8) , 2719–2723.

Wiesner J, Ziemann C, Hintz M, Reichenberg A, Ortmann R, Schlitzer M, Fuhst R, Timmesfeld N, Vilcinskas A, Jomaa H (2016) FR-900098, an antimalarial development candidate that inhibits the non-mevalonate isoprenoid biosynthesis pathway, shows no evidence of acute toxicity and genotoxicity. Virulence, epub ahead of print

Zambrano F, Carrau T, Gätner U, Seipp A, Taubert A, Felmer R, Hermosilla C (2016) Human spermatozoa triggered classic nets formation in leukocytes with sperms entrapment and motility reduction. Fertility and Sterility , S0015-0282 (16)

Zettler J, Zubeil F, Kulik A, Grond S, Kaysser L (2016) Epoxomicin and Eponemycin Biosynthesis Involves gem-Dimethylation and an Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase-Like Enzyme. ChemBioChem, 17 , 792.


Alachraf MW, Wende RC, Schuler SMM, Schreiner PR, Schrader W (2015) Functionality, Effectiveness, and Mechanistic Evaluation of a Multicatalyst-Promoted Reaction Sequence by Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. Chemistry – A European Journal, 21 (45) , 16203–16208.

Awungacha-Lekelefac C, Busse N, Herrenbauer M, Czermak P (2015) Photocatalytic based degradation processes of lignin derivatives Photochemistry Reviews, , 1–18.

Baumann A, Lehmann R, Beckert A, Vilcinskas A, Franta Z (2015) Selection and Evaluation of Tissue Specific Reference Genes in Lucilia sericata during an Immune Challenge PLoS One, 10 (8) , 1–16.

Beckert A, Wiesner J, Baumann A, Pöppel AK, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A (2015) Two c-type lysozymes boost the innate immune system of the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Developmental & Comparative Immunology, 49 (2) , 303–312.

Bhandari DR, Schott M, Römpp A, Vilcinskas A, Spengler B (2015) Metabolite localization by atmospheric pressure high-resolution scanning microprobe matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging in whole-body sections and individual organs of the rove beetle Paederus riparius. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407 (8) , 2189–2201.

Bolouri Moghaddam MR, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2015) Cooperative interaction of antimicrobial peptides with the interrelated immune pathways in plants. Molecular Plant Pathology,

Chaverri P, Branco-Rocha F, Jaklitsch WM, Gazis RO, Degenkolb T, Samuels GJ (2015) Systematics of the Trichoderma harzianum species complex and the reidentification of commercial biocontrol strains. Mycologia, 107 (3) , 558–590.

Degenkolb T, Nielsen KF, Dieckmann R, Branco-Rocha F, Chaverri P, Samuels GJ, Thrane U, von Döhren H, Vilcinskas A, Brückner H (2015) Peptaibol, secondary metabolite, and hydrophobin pattern of commercial biocontrol agents formulated with species of the Trichoderma harzianum complex. Chemistry and Biodiversity, 12 (4) , 662–684.

Druzinec D, Salzig D, Kraume M, Czermak P (2015) Micro-bubble Aeration in Turbulent Stirred Bioreactors: Coalescence Behavior in Pluronic F68 Containing Cell Culture Media Chemical Engineering Science, 126 , 160–168.

Ebrahim SAM, Dweck HKM, Stökl J, Hofferberth JE, Trona F, Weniger K, Rybak J, Seki Y, Stensmyr MC, Sachse S, Hansson BS, Knaden M (2015) Drosophila Avoids Parasitoids by Sensing Their Semiochemicals via a Dedicated Olfactory Circuit PLoS Biology , 13 (12)

Eisenhardt M, Dobler D, Schlupp P, Schmidts T, Salzig M, Vilcinskas A, Salzig D, Czermak P, Keusgen M, Runkel F (2015) Development of an insect metalloproteinase inhibitor drug carrier system for application in chronic wound infections Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology , 67 (11) , 1481-1491.

Elseberg CL, Salzig D, Czermak P (2015) Bioreactor expansion of human mesenchymal stem cells according to GMP requirements Stem Cells and Good Manufacturing Practices , 1283 in Methods in Molecular Biology, Turksen K (Eds.) , 199–218. Springer: Berlin Heidelberg

Fan R, Ebrahimi M, Quitmann H, Czermak P (2015) Lactic acid production in a membrane bioreactor system with thermophilic Bacillus coagulans: Fouling analysis of the used ceramic membranes. Separation Science and Technology, 50 (14) , 2177–2189.

Gögler J, Stökl J, Cortis P, Beyrle H, Barone Lumaga MR, Cozzolino S, Ayasse M (2015) Increased divergence in floral morphology strongly reduces gene flow in sympatric sexually deceptive orchids with the same pollinator Evolutionary Ecology, 29 (5) , 703-717.

KJER, K. M.; Ware, J. L.; Rust, J.; Wappler, T.; Lanfear, R.; Jermiin, L. S.; Zhou, X.; Aspock, H.; Aspock, U.; Beutel, R. G.; Blanke, A.; Donath, A.; Flouri, T.; Frandsen, P. B.; Kapli, P.; Kawahara, A. Y.; Letsch, H.; Mayer, C.; McKenna, D. D.; Meusemann, K.; Niehuis, O.; Peters, R. S.; Wiegmann, B. M.; Yeates, D. K.; Reumont von B. M.; Stamatakis, A.; Misof, B (2015) Response to Comment on “Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution.” Science, 349 , 487-487.

Kalajdzic P, Kenig B, Andjelkovic M (2015) Drosophila subobscura flies adapted to low lead concentration carry no fitness cost Environmental Pollution, 204 , 90–98.

Knorr E, Schmidtberg H, Arslan D, Bingsohn L, Vilcinskas A (2015) Translocation of bacteria from the gut to the eggs triggers maternal transgenerational immune priming in Tribolium castaneum. Biology Letters, 11 (12) , 1–5.

Kuhn J, Müller H, Salzig D, Czermak P (2015) A new method for a rapid glycerol determination during microbial fermentation Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, 18 (3) , 252–255.

Leis B, Angelov A, Mientus M, Li H, Pham VTT, Lauinger B, Bongen P, Pietruszka J, Gonçalves LG, Santos H, Liebl W (2015) Identification of novel esterase-active enzymes from hot environments by use of the host bacterium Thermus thermophilus. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6 , 275.

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Li H, Angelov A, Pham VTT, Leis B, Liebl W (2015) Characterization of chromosomal and megaplasmid partitioning loci in Thermus thermophilus HB27. BMC Genomics, 16 (1) , 317.

Liu GQ, Yan Y, Wang YS, Zhang GF Wan FH (2015) Gene Promoters used in Insect Population Genetic Control. Journal of Biosafety, 24 (2) , 115-125.

Lü ZC, Yan Y, Zhang GF, Wu Q, Liu WX, Wan FH (2015) Genome editing techniques and their application in insect genetic transformation. Journal of Biosafety, 24 (2) , 126-135.

Maus I, Wibberg D, Stantscheff R, Stolze Y, Blom J, Eikmeyer FG, Fracowiak J, König H, Pühler A, Schlüter A (2015) Insights into the annotated genome sequence of Methanoculleus bourgensis MS2T, related to dominant methanogens in biogas-producing plants. Journal of Biotechnology, 201 , 43–53.

Mikolajewski D, Conrad A, Joop G (2015) Behaviour and body size: plasticity and genotypic diversity in larval Ischnura elegans as a response to predators (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) International Journal of Odonatology, 18 (1) , 31–44.

Mukherjee K, Twyman RM, Vilcinskas A (2015) Insects as models to study the epigenetic basis of disease Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 118 (1–2) , 69–78.

Müller H, Salzig D, Czermak P (2015) Considerations for the process development of insect-derived antimicrobial peptide production Biotechnology Progress, 31 (1) , 1–11.

Neumann NKN, Stoppacher N, Zeilinger S, Degenkolb T, Brückner H, Schuhmacher R (2015) The Peptaibiotics Database – A Comprehensive Online Resource. Chemistry and Biodiversity, 12 (5) , 743–751.

Nirmala X, Schetelig MF, Zimowska GJ, Zhou L, Handler AM (2015) Pro-apoptotic gene regulation and its activation by gamma-irradiation in the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa. Apoptosis, 20 (1) , 1–9.

Nollmann FI, Heinrich AK, Brachmann AO, Morisseau C, Mukherjee K, Casanova-Torres ÁM, Strobl F, Kleinhans D, Kinski S, Schultz K, Beeton ML, Kaiser M, Chu YY, Phan Ke L, Thanwisai A, Bozhüyük KA, Chantratita N, Götz F, Waterfield NR, Vilcinskas A, Stelzer EH, Goodrich-Blair H, Hammock BD, Bode HB (2015) A photorhabdus natural product inhibits insect juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase. Chembiochem, 16 (5) , 766–771.

Novovic K, Mihajlovic S, Vasiljevic Z, Filipic B, Begovic J, Jovcic B (2015) Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from Serbia: revision of CarO classification. Plos One, 10 (3) :e0122793

Pöppel AK, Vogel H, Wiesner J, Vilcinskas A (2015) Antimicrobial Peptides Expressed in Medicinal Maggots of the Blow Fly Lucilia sericata Show Combinatorial Activity against Bacteria. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 59 (5) , 2508–2514.

Rafaluk C, Gildenhard M, Mitschke A, Telschow A, Schulenburg H, Joop G (2015) Rapid evolution of virulence leading to host extinction under host-parasite coevolution BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15:112 , 1–10.

Rafaluk C, Jansen G, Schulenburg H, Joop G (2015) When experimental selection for virulence leads to loss of virulence Trends in Parasitology, 31 (9) , 426–434.

Rahnamaeian M, Cytryńska M, Zdybicka-Barabas A, Dobslaff K, Wiesner J, Twyman RM, Züchner T, Sadd BM, Regoes RR, Schmidt-Hempel P, Vilcinskas A (2015) Insect antimicrobial peptides show potentiating functional interactions against Gram-negative bacteria. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282 (1806) , 1–10.

Rahnamaeian M, Vilcinskas A (2015) Short antimicrobial peptides as cosmetic ingredients to deter dermatological pathogens. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology,

Schmitt-Engel C, Schultheis D, Schwirz J, Ströhlein N, Troelenberg N, Majumdar U, Dao VA, Grossmann D, Richter T, Tech M, Dönitz J, Gerischer L, Theis M, Schild I, Trauner J, Koniszewski ND, Küster E, Kittelmann S, Hu Y, Lehmann S, Siemanowski J, Ulrich J, Panfilio KA, Schröder R, Morgenstern B, Stanke M, Buchhholz F, Frasch M, Roth S, Wimmer EA, Schoppmeier M, Klingler M, Bucher G (2015) The iBeetle large-scale RNAi screen reveals gene functions for insect development and physiology. Nature Communications, 6:7822 , 1–10.

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Spohner SC, Müller H, Quitmann H, Czermak P (2015) Expression of enzymes for the usage in food and feed industry with Pichia pastoris. Journal of Biotechnology, 202 , 118–134.

Spohner SC, Zahn D, Schaum V, Quitmann H, Czermak P (2015) Recombinant α-L-rhamnosidase from Aspergillus terreus in selective trimming of α-L-rhamnose from steviol glycosides Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 122 , 248–254.

Stökl J, Machacek Z, Ruther J (2015) Behavioural flexibility of the chemical defence in the parasitoid wasp Leptopilina heterotoma The Science of Nature, 102

Tavernaro I, Hartmann S, Sommer L, Hausmann H, Rohner C, Rühl M, Hoffmann-Roeder A, Schlecht S (2015) Synthesis of tumor-associated MUC1-glycopeptides and their multivalent presentation by functionalized gold colloids Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 13 (1) , 81–97.

Tonk M, Cabezas-Cruz A, Valdés JJ, Rego ROM, Grubhoffer L, Estrada-Peña A, Vilcinskas A, Kotsyfakis M, Rahnamaeian M (2015) Ixodes ricinus defensins attack distantly-related pathogens. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 53 (2) , 358–365.

Tonk M, Knorr E, Cabezas-Cruz A, Valdés JJ, Kollewe C, Vilcinskas A (2015) Tribolium castaneum defensins are primarily active against Gram-positive bacteria. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 132 , 208–215.

Ulrich J, Dao VA, Majumdar U, Schmitt-Engel C, Schwirz J, Schultheis D, Ströhlein N, Troelenberg N, Grossmann D, Richter T, Dönitz J, Gerischer L, Leboulle G, Vilcinskas A, Stanke M, Bucher G (2015) Large scale RNAi screen in Tribolium reveals novel target genes for pest control and the proteasome as prime target BMC Genomics, 16 , 674.

Veljović K, Popović N, Vidojević AT, Tolinački M, Mihajlović S, Jovčić B, Kojić M (2015) Environmental waters as a source of antibiotic-resistant Enterococcus species in Belgrade, Serbia. Environ Monit Assess, 187 (9) , 599.

Vilcinskas A (2015) Pathogens as Biological Weapons of Invasive Species PLoS Pathogens, 11 (4) e1004714

Wang YS, Cai YY, Wu Q, Yan Y, Zhang GF, Liu GQ, Wan FH (2015) The study and application of lethal genes in genetics-enhanced sterile insect technique. Biosafety Journal, 24 (2) , 136-147.

Wang YS, Li JW, Zhang GF, Yan Y, Li XY, Wan FH (2015) Application of Genetic Pest Management in Mosquito-Borne Diseases Control. Journal of Biosafety, 24 (2) , 148-160.

Weiss I, Hofferberth J, Ruther J, Stökl J (2015) Varying importance of cuticular hydrocarbons and iridoids in the species-specific mate recognition pheromones of three closely related Leptopilina species Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution , 3

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Weiss K, Gerstenberger J, Salzig D, Mühlebach MD, Cichutek K, Pörtner P, Czermak P (2015) Oncolytic measles viruses produced at different scales under serum-free conditions Engineering in Life Sciences, 15 (4) , 425–436.

Wu Q, Lü ZC, Zhang GF, Yan Y, Liu GQ, Li JW, Wang YS, Cai YY, Wan FH (2015) Genetic Engineering Approaches for the Improvement of Sterile Insect Technique on Fruit Flies. Journal of Biosafety, 24 (2) , 161-170.

Yan Y, Scott MJ (2015) A transgenic embryonic sexing system for the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina. Scientific Reports, 5 , 1–12.

Yan Y, Wan FH (2015) History and Status of Genetic Control of Insect Pest. Journal of Biosafety, 24 (2) , 81-93.

Yan Y, Zhang GF (2015) The Status and Prospects of Genetic Pest Management , 24 (2) in Special section for Biosafety Journal, Yan Y, Zhang GF (Eds.) , 81-176. Biosafety Journal:

Čolo J, Mihajlović S, Tolinački M, Alkić M, Popović D, Kojić M, Terzić-Vidojević A (2015) Characterization of lactic acid bacteria isolated from Bosnian artisanal dry fermented sausage (sudžuk) during fermentation. Genetika, 47 (3) , 819-832.


Cierpka K, Mika N, Lange MC, Zorn H, Czermak P, Salzig D (2014) Cell detachment by prolyl-specific endopeptidase from Wolfiporia cocos American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 10 (1) , 14–21.

Degenkolb T, Schöller M, Vilcinskas A (2014) Beeinträchtigung von Vorräten und Lebensmitteln durch tierische Schädlinge sowie pilzliche und bakterielle Erreger. Teil 2: Pilzliche und bakterielle Kontaminanten. ErnährungsUmschau, 61 (5) , S17–S22.

Dehghan S, Sadeghi M, Pöppel A, Fischer R, Lakes-Harlan R, Kavousi HR, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2014) Differential inductions of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase and chalcone synthase during wounding, salicylic acid treatment, and salinity stress in safflower, Carthamus tinctorius Bioscience Reports, 34 (3) , 273–282.

Druzinec D, Weiss K, Elseberg C, Salzig D, Kraume M, Pörtner R, Czermak P (2014) Process analytical technology (PAT) in insect and mammalian cell culture processes: dielectric spectroscopy and focused beam reflectance measurement (FBRM) Methods in Molecular Biology, 1104 , 313–341.

Freitak D, Schmidtberg H, Dickel F, Lochnit G, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A (2014) The maternal transfer of bacteria can mediate trans-generational immune priming in insects Virulence, 5 (4) , 547–554.

Gasch T, Vilcinskas A (2014) The chemical defense in larvae of the earwig Forficula auricularia Journal of Insect Physiology, 67 , 1–8.

Gilles J, Schetelig MF, Scolari F, Marec F, Capurro ML, Franz G, Bourtzis K (2014) Towards mosquito sterile insect technique programmes: Exploring genetic, molecular, mechanical and behavioural methods of sex separation in mosquitoes. Acta Tropica, 132S , S178–S187.

Grein TA, Michalsky R, Czermak P (2014) Virus separation by membranes Methods in Molecular Biology, 1104 , 459–491.

Gökçen A, Vilcinskas A, Wiesner J (2014) Biofilm-degrading enzymes from Lysobacter gummosus. Virulence, 5 (3) , 378–387.

Handler AM, Schetelig MF (2014) Tephritid Fruit Fly Transgenesis and Applications. , in Transgenic Insects: Techniques and Applications, Benedict, MQ (Eds.) , 117–137. CABI : Wallingford

Hofmann C, Schuler SMM, Wende RC, Schreiner PR (2014) En route to multicatalysis: kinetic resolution of trans-cycloalkane-1,2-diols via oxidative esterification Chemical Communications , 50 , 1221–1223.

Hokanson KE, Dawson WO, Handler AM, Schetelig MF, St Leger RJ (2014) Not all GMOs are crop plants: non-plant GMO applications in agriculture. Transgenic Research, 23 (6) , 1057–1068.

Joop G,Vilcinskas A (2014) Evolutionary Ecology of Insect Immunity , in Insect Molecular Biology and Ecology, Hoffmann KH (Eds.) , 271–290. CRC Press:

Jürjens G, Kirschning A (2014) Pushing Flow Chemistry to New Limits: Development of a Flow Process towards Spirangien A. ChemCatChem, 6 (10) , 2798–2800.

Jürjens G, Kirschning A (2014) Synthesis of a Cytotoxic Ansamycin Hybrid: Organic Letters, 16 (11) , 3000–3003.

Kleofas V, Sommer L, Fraatz MA, Zorn H, Rühl M (2014) Fruiting body production and aroma profile analysis of Agrocybe aegerita cultivated on different substrates Natural Resources, 5 (6) , 233–240.

Kovacs Z, Benjamins E, Grau K, Ur Rehman A, Ebrahimi M , Czermak P (2014) Recent Developments in Manufacturing Oligosaccharides with Prebiotic Functions Biotechnology of Food and Feed Additives, 143 in Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Zorn H, Czermak P (Eds.) , 257–295. Springer : Berlin Heidelberg

Leis B, Angelov A, Li H, Liebl W (2014) Genetic analysis of lipolytic activities in Thermus thermophilus HB27. Journal of Biotechnology, 191 , 150-157.

Meza JS, Díaz-Fleischer F, Sánchez-Velásquez LR, Zepeda-Cisneros CS, Handler AM, Schetelig MF (2014) Fitness cost implications of phiC31-mediated site-specific integrations in target-site strains of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) PLoS One, 9 (10) e109690 , 1–10.

Meza JS, Schetelig MF, Zepeda-Cisneros CS, Handler AM (2014) Male-specific Y-linked transgene markers to enhance biologically-based control of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) BMC Genetics, 15 Suppl 2:S4 , 1-7.

Mika N, Gorshkov V, Spengler B, Zorn, H, Rühl M (2014) Characterization of novel insect associated peptidases for hydrolysis of food proteins European Food Research and Technology, 240 (2) , 431–439.

Misof B, Meusemann K, von Reumont BM, Kück P, Prohaska S, Stadler PF (2014) A priori assessment of data quality in molecular phylogenetics. Algorithms for Molecular Biology, 9 (22)

Misof, B.; Liu, S.; Meusemann, K.; Peters, R. S.; Donath, A.; Mayer, C.; Frandsen, P. B.; Ware, J.; Flouri, T.; Beutel, R. G.; Niehuis, O.; Petersen, M.; Izquierdo-Carrasco, F.; Wappler, T.; Rust, J.; Aberer, A. J.; Aspöck, U.; Aspöck, H.; Bartel, D.; Blanke, A.; Berger, S.; Böhm, A.; Buckley, T. R.; Calcott, B.; Chen, J.; Friedrich, F.; Fukui, M.; Fujita, M.; Greve, C.; Grobe, P.; Gu, S.; Huang, Y.; Jermiin, L. S.; Kawahara, A. Y.; Krogmann, L.; Kubiak, M.; Lanfear, R.; Letsch, H.; Li, Y.; Li, Z.; Li, J.; Lu, H.; Machida, R.; Mashimo, Y.; Kapli, P.; MCKENNA, D. D.; Meng, G.; Nakagaki, Y.; Navarrete-Heredia, J. L.; Ott, M.; Ou, Y.; Pass, G.; Podsiadlowski, L.; Pohl, H.; Reumont von B. M.; Schütte, K.; Sekiya, K.; Shimizu, S.; ŚLIPIŃSKI, A.; Stamatakis, A.; Song, W.; Su, X.; Szucsich, N. U.; Tan, M.; Tan, X.; Tang, M.; Tang, J.; Timelthaler, G.; Tomizuka, S.; Trautwein, M.; Tong, X.; Uchifune, T.; Walzl, M. G.; Wiegmann, B. M.; Wilbrandt, J.; Wipfler, B.; Wong, T. K. F.; Wu, Q.; Wu, G.; Xie, Y.; Yang, S.; Yang, Q.; Yeates, D. K.; Yoshizawa, K.; Zhang, Q.; Zhang, R.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y.; Zhao, J.; Zhou, C.; Zhou, L.; Ziesmann, T.; Zou, S.; Li, Y.; Xu, X.; Zhang, Y.; Yang, H.; Wang, J.; Wang, J.; Kjer, K. M.; Zhou, X (2014) Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution. Science , 346 , 763-767.

Missbach C, Dweck HK, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A, Stensmyr MC, Hansson BS, Grosse-Wilde E (2014) Evolution of insect olfactory receptors eLife, 3 e02115 , 1–22.

Mukherjee K, Vilcinskas A (2014) Development and immunity-related microRNAs of the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella. BMC Genomics, 15 (705) , 1–12.

Nirmala X, Schetelig MF, Zimowska GJ, Zhou L, Handler AM (2014) Pro-apoptotic gene regulation and its activation by gamma-irradiation in the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspense Apoptosis, 20 (1) , 1–9.

Oppermann T,Leber J, Elseberg C, Salzig D, Czermak P (2014) hMSC production in disposable bioreactors in compliance with cGMP guidelines and PAT American Pharmaceutical Review,

Perina A, von Reumont BM, Martínez- Lage A, González-Tizón AM (2014) Accessing transcriptomic data for ecologically important genes in the goose barnacle (Pollicipes pollicipes), with particular focus on cement proteins. Marine Genomics, 15 , 9-11.

Pöppel AK, Koch A, Kogel KH, Vogel H, Kollewe C, Wiesner J, Vilcinskas A (2014) Lucimycin, an antifungal peptide from the therapeutic maggot of the common green bottle fly Lucilia sericata Biological Chemistry, 395 (6) , 649–656.

Reiter S, Helfrich EJ, Piel J (2014) Recent advances in genome-based polyketide discovery. Curr Opin Biotechnol, DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2014.03.004

Röhrich CR, Jaklitsch WM, Voglmayr H, Iversen A, Vilcinskas A, Nielsen KF, Thrane U, von Döhren H, Brückner H, Degenkolb T (2014) Front line defenders of the ecological niche! Screening the structural diversity of peptaibiotics from saprotrophic and fungicolous Trichoderma/Hypocrea species. Fungal Diversity, 69 (1) , 117–146.

Schrader L, Kim JW, Ence D, Zimin A, Klein A, Wyschetzki K, Weichselgartner T, Kemena C, Stökl J, Schultner E, Wurm Y, Smith CD, Yandell M, Heinze J, Gadau J, Oettler J (2014) Transposable element islands facilitate adaptation to novel environments in an invasive species Nature Communications, 5

Schuler G, Dezhkam Y, Bingsohn L, Hoffmann B, Failing K, Galuska CE, Hartmann MF, Sánchez-Guijo A, Wudy SA (2014) Free and sulfated steroids secretion in postpubertal boars (Sus scrofa domestica) Reproduction, 148 (3) , 303-314.

Schöller M, Degenkolb T, Vilcinskas A (2014) Beeinträchtigung von Vorräten und Lebensmitteln durch tierische Schädlinge sowie pilzliche und bakterielle Erreger. Teil 1: Tierische Schädlinge. ErnährungsUmschau, 61 (3) , S9–S12.

Scolari F, Yuval B, Gomulski LM, Schetelig MF, Gabrieli P, Bassetti F, Wimmer EA, Malacrida AR, Gasperi G (2014) Polyandry in the medfly – shifts in paternity mediated by sperm stratification and mixing. BMC Genetics, 15 Suppl 2:S10 , 1–8.

Steiger S, Stökl J (2014) The Role of Sexual Selection in the Evolution of Chemical Signals in Insects Insects, 5 (2) , 423-438.

Stocsits R, Letsch H, Meusemann K, von Reumont BM, Misof B, Hertel J, Tafer H, Stadler PF (2014) RNA in phylogenetic reconstruction. Deep Metazoan Phylogeny: The backbone of the Tree of Life, Wägele J.W., Bartholomäus T. (Eds.) De Gruyter:

Stökl J, Dandekar A-T, Ruther J (2014) High Chemical Diversity in a Wasp Pheromone: a Blend of Methyl 6-Methylsalicylate, Fatty Alcohol Acetates and Cuticular Hydrocarbons Releases Courtship Behavior in the Drosophila Parasitoid Asobara tabida Journal of Chemical Ecology, 40 (2) , 159-168.

Terrapon N, Li C, Robertson HM, Ji L, Meng X, Booth W, Chen Z, Childers CP, Glastad KM, Gokhale K, Gowin J, Gronenberg W, Hermansen RA, Hu H, Hunt BG, Huylmans AK, Khalil SM, Mitchell RD, Munoz-Torres MC, Mustard JA, Pan H, Reese JT, Scharf ME, Sun F, Vogel H, Xiao J, Yang W, Yang Z, Yang Z, Zhou J, Zhu J, Brent CS, Elsik CG, Goodisman MA, Liberles DA, Roe RM, Vargo EL, Vilcinskas A, Wang J, Bornberg-Bauer E, Korb J, Zhang G, Liebig J. (2014) Molecular traces of alternative social organization in a termite genome. nature communications, 5 , 1–12.

Terzic-Vidojevic A, Mihajlovic S, Uzelac G, Veljovic K, Tolinacki M, Nikolic M, Topisirovic L, Kojic M (2014) Characterization of lactic acid bacteria isolated from artisanal Travnik young cheeses, sweet creams and sweet kajmaks over four seasons. Food Microbiol., 39 , 27-38.

Terzić-Vidojević A, Mihajlović S, Uzelac G, Golić N, Fira Đ, Kojić M, Topisirović Lj (2014) Identification and characterization of lactic acid bacteria isolated from artisanal white brined Golija cows’ milk cheeses. Arc Biol Sci., 66 (1) , 179-192.

Tonk M, Cabezas-Cruz A, Valdés JJ, Rego R, Chrudimská T, Strnad M., Šíma R, Bell-Sakyi L, Franta Z, Vilcinskas A, Grubhoffer L, Rahnamaeian M (2014) Defensins from the tick Ixodes scapularis are effective against phytopathogenic fungi and the human bacterial pathogen Listeria grayi Parasites & Vectors, 7:554 , 1–8.

Tonk M, Cabezas-Cruz A, Valdés JJ, Rego ROM, Rudenko N, Golovchenko M, Bell-Sakyi L, de la Fuente J, Grubhoffer L (2014) Identification and partial characterisation of new members of the Ixodes ricinus defensin family. Gene, 540 (2) , 146–152.

Veljovic K, Terzic-Vidojevic A, Tolinacki M, Mihajlovic S, Vukotic G, Golic N, Kojic M (2014) Molecular Characterization of Natural Dairy Isolates of Enterococcus faecalis and Evaluation of Their Antimicrobial Potential. Enterococcus faecalis: Molecular Characteristics, Role in Nosocomial Infections and Antibacterial Effects, 123-136 , Nova Publisher.

Vilcinskas A, Schmidtberg H (2014) Der Asiatische Marienkäfer als Modell – invasiv durch biologische und chemische Waffen. Biologi in unserer Zeit, 44 (6) , 386–391.

Vilcinskas A, Schmidtberg H, Estoup A, Tayeh A, Facon B, Vogel H (2014) Evolutionary ecology of microsporidia associated with the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis Insect Science, 22 (3) , 313–324.

Vogel H, Badapanda C, Knorr E, Vilcinskas A (2014) RNA-sequencing analysis reveals abundant developmental stage-specific and immunity-related genes in the pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus Insect Molecular Biology, 23 (1) , 98–112.

Wan FH, Yan Y, Hou YM (2014) Chapter 1: Introduction of Invasion Biology , in Invasion Biology for Teaching, Wan FH, Hou YM, Jiang MX (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Wendel SO, Perera AS, Pfromm PH, Czermak P, Bossmann SH (2014) Fermentation Optimization of Mycobacterium smegmatis Using Experimental Design British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 4 (10) , 1472–1484.

Wiesner J, Jomaa H (2014) 1-Deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate pathway. , in Encyclopedia of Malaria, Hommel M, Kremsner PG (Eds.) , 1–12. Springer:

Yang Y, Fear J, Hu J, Haecker I, Zhou L, Renne R, Bloom D, McIntyre LM (2014) Leveraging biological replicates to improve analysis in ChIP-seq experiments. Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, 9 (13) , 1–10.

von Reumont BM, Blanke A, Richter S, Alvarez F, Bleidorn C, Jenner RA (2014) The first venomous crustacean revealed by transcriptomics and functional morphology: remipede venom glands express a unique toxin cocktail dominated by enzymes and a neurotoxin. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31 (1) , 48-58.

von Reumont BM, Campbell L, Jenner RA (2014) Quo vadis venomics? A roadmap to neglected venomous invertebrates. Toxins, 6 , 3488 – 3551.

von Reumont BM, Campbell L,Richter S, Hering L, Hetmank J, Jenner RA, Bleidorn C (2014) An annelid’s powerful punch, venom gland transcriptomics of Glycera reveal an extremely diverse toxin cocktail. Genome Biology and Evolution, 6 (9) , 2404-2423.

von Reumont BM, Wägele JW (2014) Advances in molecular phylogeny of crustaceans in the light of phylogenomic data. Deep Metazoan Phylogeny: The backbone of the Tree of Life, Wägele J.W., Bartholomäus T (Eds.) De Gruyter:


Altincicek B, Elashry A, Guz N, Grundler F, Vilcinskas A, Dehne HW (2013) Next generation sequencing based transcriptome analysis of septic-injury responsive genes in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. PLoS One, 8 (1) , e52004.

Angelov A, Li H, Geissler A, Leis B, Liebl W (2013) Toxicity of indoxyl derivative accumulation in bacteria and its use as a new counterselection principle. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 36 (8) , 585-592.

Berisha A, Mukherjee K, Vilcinskas A, Spengler B, Römpp A (2013) High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Driven Discovery of Peptidic Danger Signals in Insect Immunity PLoS ONE, 8 (11) , 1–10.

Bernt M, Bleidorn C, Braband A, Dambach J, Donath A, Fritzsch G, Golombek A, Hadrys H, Jühling F, Meusemann K, Martin Middendorf M, Misof B, Perseke M, Podsiadlowski L, von Reumont BM, Schierwater B, Schlegel M, Schrödl M, Simon S, Stadler PF, Stöger I, Struck TH (2013) A comprehensive analysis of bilaterian mitochondrial genomes and phylogeny. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution,

Bhandari DR, Shen T, Römpp A, Zorn H, Spengler B (2013) Analysis of cyathane type diterpenoids from Cyathus striatus and Hericium erinaceus by high-resolution MALDI MS imaging Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 406 (3) , 695–704.

Bonitz T, Zubeil F, Grond S, Heide L (2013) Unusual N-Prenylation in Diazepinomicin Biosynthesis: The Farnesylation of a Benzodiazepine Substrate Is Catalyzed by a New Member of the ABBA Prenyltransferase Superfamily. PLoS ONE, 8 (12) e85707

Bosse AK, Fraatz MA, Zorn H (2013) Formation of complex natural flavors by biotransformation of apple pomace with basidiomycetes Food Chemistry, 141 (3) , 2952–2959.

Brandt A, Vilcinskas A (2013) The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster as a model for aging research. Advances in Biochemical Engineering / Biotechnology, 135 , 63–77.

Busse N, Wagner D, Kraume M, Czermak P (2013) Reaction kinetics of versatile peroxidase for the degradation of lignin compounds American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9 (4) , 365–394.

Cabezas-Cruz A, Passos LMF, Lis K, Kenneil R, Valdés JJ, Ferrolho J, Tonk M, Pohl AE, Grubhoffer L, Zweygarth E, Shkap V, Ribeiro MFB, Estrada-Peña A, Kocan KM, de la Fuente J (2013) Functional and immunological relevance of Anaplasma marginale major surface protein 1a sequence and structural analysis. PLoS ONE, 8 (6) , 1–13.

Cierpka K, Elseberg CL, Knut N, Kassem M, Salzig D, Czermak P (2013) hMSC production in disposable bioreactors with regards to GMP and PAT Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 85 (1-2) , 67–75.

Druzinec D, Salzig D, Brix A, Kraume M, Vilcinskas A, Kollewe C, Czermak P (2013) Optimization of Insect Cell Based Protein Production Processes – Online Monitoring, Expression Systems, Scale-Up Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, 136 , 65–100.

Dubovskiy IM, Whitten MM, Yaroslavtseva ON, Greig C, Kryukov VY, Grizanova EV, Mukherjee K, Vilcinskas A, Glupov VV, Butt TM (2013) Can insects develop resistance to insect pathogenic fungi? PLoS One, 8 (4) , e60248.

Dubovskiy IM, Whitten MMA, Kryukov VY, Yaroslavtseva ON, Grizanova EV, Greig C, Mukherjee K, Vilcinskas A, Mitkovets P, Glupov VV, Butt TM (2013) More than a colour change: Insect melanism, disease resistance and fecundity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280 (1783) , 1–10.

Fraatz MA, Rühl M, Zorn H (2013) Food and Feed Enzymes , 143 in Biotechnology of food and feed additives. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Czermak P, Zorn H (Eds.) , 229–256. Springer: Heidelberg

Gasch T, Schott M, Wehrenpfennig C, Düring RA, Vilcinskas A (2013) Multifunctional weaponry: The chemical defenses of earwigs. Journal of Insect Physiology, 59 (12) , 1186–1193.

Gebauer E, Goßla E, Kwas C, Salzig D, Schmiermund A, Czermak P, Fuchsbauer HL (2013) Identification of transglutaminase substrates from porcine nucleus pulposus as potential amplifiers in cross-linking cell scaffolds Biomacromolecules, 14 (5) , 1564–1571.

Grein TA, Zoltan K, Ebbrahimi M, Michalsky R, Czermak P (2013) Membrane supported virus separation from biological solutions Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 85 (8) , 1183–1192.

Grumbach C, Czermak P (2013) Sichere Abluftfiltration an Laborautoklaven – Integrierter Wasserintrusionstest zur Erfüllung der Vorgaben im Bereich der Biotechnologie Filtrieren & Separieren, 27 (6) , 368–373.

Grünwald S, Stellzig J, Adam IV, Weber K, Binger S, Boll M, Knorr E, Twyman RM, Vilcinskas A, Wenzel U (2013) Longevity in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum is enhanced by broccoli and depends on nrf-2, jnk-1 and foxo-1 homologous genes. Genes & Nutrition, 8 (5) , 439–448.

Gökçen A, Vilcinskas A, Wiesner J (2013) Methods to identify enzymes that degrade the main extracellular polysaccharide component of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms. Virulence, 4 (3) , 260–270.

Knorr E, Bingsohn L, Kanost MR, Vilcinskas A (2013) Tribolium castaneum as a model for high-throughput RNAi screening. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, 136 , 163-178.

Kollewe C, Vilcinskas A (2013) Production of recombinant proteins in insect cells. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9 (3) , 255–271.

Kovacs Z, Benjamins E, Grau K, Rehman AU, Ebrahimi M, Czermak P (2013) Recent Developments in Manufacturing Oligosaccharides with Prebiotic Functions Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, 143 , 257–295.

Leibovitch M, Bublak D, Hanic-Joyce PJ, Tillmann B, Flinner N, Amsel D, Scharf KD, Mirus O, Joyce PB, Schleiff E (2013) The folding capacity of the mature domain of the dual-targeted plant tRNA nucleotidyltransferase influences organelle selection. Biochemical Journal, 453 (3) , 401-412.

Leis B, Angelov A, Liebl W (2013) Screening and expression of genes from metagenomes. 83, , 1-68.

Li J, Lehmann S, Weißbecker B, Ojeda Naharros I, Schütz S, Joop G, Wimmer EA (2013) Odoriferous defensive stink gland transcriptome to identify novel genes necessary for quinone synthesis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. PLoS Genetics 9(7), e1003596

Liers C, Aranda E, Strittmatter E, Piontek K, Plattner DA, Zorn H, Ullrich R, Hofrichter M (2013) Phenol oxidation by DyP-type peroxidases in comparison to fungal and plant peroxidases Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 103 , 41–46.

Liers C, Pecyna MJ, Kellner H, Worrich A, Zorn H, Steffen K, Hofrichter M, Ullrich R (2013) Substrate oxidation by dye-decolorizing peroxidases (DyPs) from wood- and litter-degrading agaricomycetes compared to other fungal and plant heme-peroxidases Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97 (13) , 5839–5849.

Linke D, Matthes R, Nimtz M, Zorn H, Bunzel M , Berger RG (2013) An esterase from the basidiomycete Pleurotus sapidus hydrolyzes feruloylated saccharides Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97 (13) , 7241–7251.

Low J-L, Jürjens G, Seayad J, Seow J, Ting S, Laco F, Reuveny S, Oh S, Chai CLL (2013) Tri-substituted imidazole analogues of SB203580 as inducers for cardiomyogenesis of human embryonic stem cells Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 23 (11) , 3300-3303.

Mancuso l, Jürjens G, Hermane J, Harmrolfs K, Eichner S, Fohrer J, Collisi W, Sasse F, Kirschning A (2013) Bioreduction of Aryl Azides during Mutasynthesis of New Ansamitocins Organic Letters, 15 (17) , 4442–4445.

Mika N, Zorn H, Rühl M (2013) Insect derived enzymes – a treasure for white biotechnology and food biotechnology , in Yellow Biotechnology II. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Vilcinskas A (Eds.) , 1-17. Springer: Heidelberg

Misof B, Meyer B, von Reumont BM, Kuck P, Misof K, Meusemann K (2013) Selecting informative subsets of sparse supermatrices increases the chance to find correct trees. BMC Bioinformatics, 14 (1) , 348.

Mukherjee K, Hain T, Fischer R, Chakraborty T, Vilcinskas A (2013) Brain infection and activation of neuronal repair mechanisms by the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes in the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella. Virulence, 4 (4) , 324–332.

Mukherjee K, Raju R, Fischer R, Vilcinskas A (2013) Galleria mellonella as a Model Host to Study Gut Microbe Homeostasis and Brain Infection by the Human Pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, 135 , 27–39.

Müller CE, Zell D, Hrdina R, Wende RC, Wanka L, Schuler SMM, Schreiner PR (2013) Lipophilic Oligopeptides for Chemo- and Enantioselective Acyl Transfer Reactions onto Alcohols The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 78 (17) , 8465–8484.

Ngwa CJ, Scheuermayer M, Mair GR, Kern S, Brügl T, Wirth CC, Aminake MN, Wiesner J, Fischer R, Vilcinskas A, Pradel G (2013) Changes in the transcriptome of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum during the initial phase of transmission from the human to the mosquito. BMC Genomics, 14:256 , 1–21.

Prinz A, Hönig J, Schüttmann I, Zorn H, Zeiner T (2013) Purification and separation of laccases using aqueous two-phase extraction Process Biochemistry, 49 (2) , 335–346.

Quitmann H, Fan R, Czermak P (2013) Acidic organic compounds in beverage, food and feed production Biotechnology of Food and Feed Additives, 143 in Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Zorn H, Czermak P (Eds.) , 91–141. Springer : Berlin Heidelberg

Röhrich CR, Iversen A, Jaklitsch WM, Voglmayr H, Vilcinskas A, Nielsen KF, Thrane U, von Döhren H, Brückner H, Degenkolb T (2013) Screening the biosphere: the fungicolous fungus Trichoderma phellinicola, a prolific source of hypophellins, new 17-, 18-, 19-, and 20-residue peptaibiotics. Chemistry & Biodiversity, 10 (5) , 787–812.

Röhrich CR, Vilcinskas A, Brückner H, Degenkolb T (2013) The Sequences of the Eleven-Residue Peptaibiotics Suzukacillins B. Chemistry & Biodiversity, 10 (5) , 827–837.

Sadeghi M, Dehghan S, Fischer R, Wenzel U, Vilcinskas A, Reza Kavousi H, Rahnamaeian M (2013) Isolation and characterization of isochorismate synthase and cinnamate 4-hydroxylase during salinity stress, wounding and salicylic acid treatment in Carthamus tinctorius Plant Signaling & Behavior, 8 (11) e27335

Salzig D, Schmiermund A, Grace PP, Elseberg C, Weber C, Czermak P (2013) Enzymatic detachment of therapeutic mesenchymal stromal cells grown on glass carriers in a bioreactor The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, 7 , 147–158.

Schetelig MF, Handler AM (2013) Germline transformation of the spotted wing drosophilid, Drosophila suzukii, with a piggyBac transposon vector. Genetica, 141 (4-6) , 189−193.

Schetelig MF, Handler AM (2013) Y-linked markers for improved population control of the tephritid fruit fly pest, Anastrepha suspensa. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, 136 , 123-133.

Schindler T, Mika N, Zorn H, Rühl M (2013) Characterization of insect associated ligninolytic enzymes for the industrial biotechnology. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie, 19 , 31–35.

Schmidt K, Kunkel K, Szweda RT, Portz A, Fraatz MA, Zorn H (2013) Biotechnological production of norisoprenoid aroma compounds , in Carotenoid Cleavage Products. ACS Symposium Series, Winterhalter P, Eberle SE (Eds.) , 157–168. American Chemical Society: Washington, DC

Schmidtberg H, Röhrich CR, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A (2013) A switch from constitutive chemical defense to inducible innate immune responses in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Biology Letters, 9 (3) 20130006

Schott M, Wehrenfennig C, Gasch T, Düring RA, Vilcinskas A (2013) A Portable Gas Chromatograph with Simultaneous Detection by Mass Spectrometry and Electroantennography for the Highly-Sensitive In Situ Measurement of Volatiles. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 405 (23) , 7457–7467.

Schott M, Wehrenfennig C, Gasch T, Vilcinskas A (2013) Insect antenna-based biosensors for in situ detection of volatiles. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, 136 , 101-122.

Schwarz A, von Reumont BM, Erhart J, Chagas AC, Ribeiro JMC, Kotsyfakis M (2013) De novo Ixodes ricinus salivary gland transcriptome analysis using two different next-generation sequencing methodologies. Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology,

Schüttmann I, Bouws H, Szweda RT, Suckow M, Czermak P, Zorn H (2013) Induction, characterization, and heterologous expression of a carotenoid degrading versatile peroxidase from Pleurotus sapidus Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic,

Skaljac M, Zanić K, Hrnčić S, Radonjić S, Perović T, Ghanim M. (2013) Diversity and localization of bacterial symbionts in three whitefly species (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from the east coast of the Adriatic Sea Bulletin of entomological research, 103 (1) , 48–59.

Sojka D, Franta Z, Horn M, Caffrey CR, Mareš M, Kopáček P (2013) New insights into the machinery of blood digestion by ticks Trends in Parasitology, 29 (6) , 276-285.

Steiger S, Ower GD, Stökl J, Mitchell C, Hunt J, Sakaluk SK (2013) Sexual selection on cuticular hydrocarbons of male sagebrush crickets in the wild Proceedings of the Royal Society London B , 280 (1773)

Stemme T, TIliffe TM, von Reumont BM, Koenemann S, Harzsch S, Bicker G (2013) Serotonin-immunoreactive neurons in the ventral nerve cord of Remipedia (Crustacea): support for a sister group relationship of Remipedia and Hexapoda? BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13 (1) , 119.

Stoeffler M, Boettinger L, Tolasch T, Steidle JLM (2013) The Tergal Gland Secretion of the Two Rare Myrmecophilous Species Zyras collaris and Z. haworthi (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) and the Effect on Lasius fuliginosus. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology, 2013 , 5 pages.

Szweda RT, Schmidt K, Zorn H (2013) Bleaching of colored whey and milk by a multiple enzyme system European Food Research and Technology, 237 (3) , 377–384.

Vilcinskas A (2013) Evolutionary plasticity of insect immunity. Journal of Insect Physiology, 59 (2) , 123–129.

Vilcinskas A, Mukherjee K, Vogel H (2013) Expansion of the antimicrobial peptide repertoire in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 280 (1750) , 1–9.

Vilcinskas A, Stoecker K, Schmidtberg H, Röhrich CR, Vogel H (2013) Invasive harlequin ladybird caries biological weapons against native competitors. Science, 340 (6134) , 862–863.

Vilcinskas A, Stoecker K, Schmidtberg H, Röhrich CR, Vogel H (2013) Response to comments on „Invasive harlequin ladybird carries biological weapons against native competitors“. Science, 341 (6152) , 1342.

Wehrenfennig C, Schott M, Gasch T, Düring RA, Vilcinskas A, Kohl CD (2013) On-Site Airborne Pheromone Sensing. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry , 405 (20) , 6389-6403.

Wehrenfennig C, Schott M, Gasch T, Meixner D, Düring RA, Vilcinskas A, Kohl CD (2013) An approach to sense pheromone concentration by pre-concentration and gas sensors. Physica Status Solidi (A) 210, 405 (20) , 932–937.

Weidmann V, Schaffrath M, Zorn H, Rehbein J, Maison W (2013) Elucidation of the regio- and chemoselectivity of enzymatic allylic oxidations with Pleurotus sapidus – conversion of selected spirocyclic terpenoids and computational analysis Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 9 , 2233-2241.

Weiss I, Rössler T, Hofferberth J, Brummer M, Ruther J, Stökl J (2013) A nonspecific defensive compound evolves into a competition avoidance cue and a female sex pheromone Nature Communications, 4

Weiss K, Salzig D, Röder Y, Gerstenberger J, Mühlebach MD, Cichutek K, Pörtner R, Czermak P (2013) Influence of process conditions on measles virus stability American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9 (3) , 243–254.

Wiesner J, Reichenberg A, Hintz M, Ortmann R, Schlitzer M, Van Calenbergh S, Borrmann S, Lell B, Kremsner PG, Hutchinson D, Jomaa H (2013) Fosmidomycin as an antimalarial agent. , in Isoprenoid synthesis in plants and microorganisms, Bach TJ, Rohmer MR (Eds.) , 119–137. Springer: New York

Will T, Vilcinskas A (2013) Aphid-Proof Plants: Biotechnology-Based Approaches for Aphid Control. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, in Yellow Biotechnology II. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Vilcinskas A (Eds.) , 179–203. Springer: Heidelberg

Yang CH, Peng L, Guo JY, Yan Y, Wan FH, Wang JJ (2013) Molecular cloning, sequence analysis and expression of a laccase-1 gene from Bemisia tabaci Middle East-Asia Minor 1 (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Acta Entomologica Sinica, 56 (2) , 111-119.

Zarkani AA, Stein E, Röhrich CR, Schikora M, Evguenieva-Hackenberg E, Degenkolb T, Vilcinskas A, Klug G, Kogel KH, Schikora A (2013) Homoserine lactones influence the reaction of plants to rhizobia International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14 (8) , 17122–17146.

de Melo NR, Abdrahman A, Greig C, Mukherjee K, Thornton C, Ratcliffe NA, Vilcinskas A, Butt TM (2013) Myriocin Significantly Increases the Mortality of a Non-Mammalian Model Host during Candida Pathogenesis. PLoS ONE, 8 (11) , 1–13.


Behnam F, Vilcinskas A, Wagner M, Stoecker K (2012) A Straightforward DOPE (Double Labeling of Oligonucleotide Probes)-FISH (Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization) method for simultaneous multicolor detection of six microbial populations. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78 (15) , 5138-5142.

Degenkolb T, Karimi Aghcheh R, Dieckmann R, Neuhof T, Baker SE, Druzhinina IS, Kubicek CP, Brückner H, von Döhren H (2012) The production of multiple small peptaibol families by single 14-module peptide synthetases in Trichoderma/Hypocrea. Chemistry & Biodiversity, 9 (3) , 499-535.

Dobson AJ, Johnston PR, Vilcinskas A, Rolff J (2012) Identification of immunological expressed sequence tags in the mealworm beetle Tenebrio molitor. Journal of Insect Physiology, 58 (2) , 1556–1561.

Ebrahimi M, Kovacs Z, Schneider M, Mund P, Bolduan P, Czermak P (2012) Multistage filtration process for efficient treatment of oil-field produced water using ceramic membranes Desalination and Water Treatment, 42 (1–3) , 17–23.

Elseberg CL, Justice C, Leber J, Salzig D, Wallrapp C, Kraume M, Kassem M, Czermak P (2012) Microcarrier-based expansion process for hMSCs with high vitality and undifferentiated characteristics. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 35 (2) , 93–107.

Freitak D, Knorr E, Vogel H, Vilcinskas A (2012) Gender- and stressor-specific microRNA expression in Tribolium castaneum. Biology Letters, 8 (5) , 860-863.

Grein T, Michalsky R, Vega Lopez M, Czermak P (2012) Purification of a recombinant baculovirus of AcMNPV by ion exchange membrane chromatography Journal of Virological Methods, 183 (2) , 117-124.

Knaden M, Tinaut A, Stökl J, Cerdá X, Wehner R (2012) Molecular phylogeny of the desert ant genus Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Myrmecological News , 16 , 123-132.

Koch A, Khalifa W, Langen G, Vilcinskas A, Kogel KH, Imani J (2012) The antimicrobial peptide thanatin reduces fungal infection in Arabidopsis. Journal of Phytopathology, 160 (10) , 606–610.

Lenhart K, Bunge M, Ratering S, Neu TR, Schüttmann I, Greule M, Kammann C, Schnell S, Müller C, Zorn H, Keppler F (2012) Evidence for methane production by saprotrophic fungi Nature Communications, 3 , 1046.

Mukherjee K, Fischer R, Vilcinskas A (2012) Histone acetylation mediates epigenetic regulation of transcriptional reprogramming in insects during metamorphosis, wounding and infection. Frontiers in Zoology , 9 (1) , 25.

Paulen R, Foley G, Fikar M, Kovacs Z, Czermak P (2012) Optimal feeding strategy of diafiltration buffer in batch membrane processes Journal of Membrane Science, 411–412 , 160–172.

Prinz A, Zeiner T, Vössing T, Schüttmann I, Zorn H, Górak A (2012) Experimental Investigation of Laccase Purification Using Aqueous Two-Phase Extraction Chemical Enginieering Transactions, 27 , 1–6.

Rahnamaeian M, Vilcinskas A (2012) Defense gene expression is potentiated in transgenic barley expressing antifungal peptide metchnikowin throughout powdery mildew challenge. Journal of Plant Research, 125 (1) , 115–124.

Rickert A, Krombach V, Hamers O, Zorn H, Maison W (2012) Enzymatic allylic oxidations with a lyophilisate of the edible fungus Pleurotus sapidus Green Chemistry, 14 (3) , 639–644.

Roman A, Vatai G, Ittzes A, Kovacs Z, Czermak P (2012) Modeling of diafiltration processes for demineralization of acid whey: an empirical approach Journal of Food Process Engineering, 35 (5) , 708–714.

Röhrich CR, Iversen A, Jaklitsch WM, Voglmayr H, Berg A, Dörfelt H, Thrane U, Vilcinskas A, Nielsen KF, von Döhren H, Brückner H, Degenkolb T (2012) Hypopulvins, novel peptaibiotics from the polyporicolous fungus Hypocrea pulvinata, are produced during infection of its natural hosts. Fungal Biology, 116 (2) , 1219-1231.

Röhrich CR, Ngwa CJ, Wiesner J, Schmidtberg H, Degenkolb T, Kollewe C, Fischer R, Pradel G, Vilcinskas A (2012) Harmonine, a defence compound from the harlequin ladybird, inhibits mycobacterial growth and demonstrates multi-stage antimalarial activity. Biology Letters, 8 (2) , 308–311.

Stanković S, Mihajlović S, Draganić V, Dimkić I, Vukotić G, Berić T, Fira Đ (2012) Screening for the presence of biosynthetic genes for antimicrobial lipopeptides in natural isolates of Bacillus sp. Arc Biol Sci., 64 (4) , 1425-1432.

Stökl J, Hofferberth J, Pritschet M, Brummer M, Ruther J (2012) Stereoselective Chemical Defense in the Drosophila Parasitoid Leptopilina heterotoma is Mediated by (−)-Iridomyrmecin and (+)-Isoiridomyrmecin Journal of Chemical Ecology, 38 (4) , 331-339.

Wehrenfennig C, Schott M, Gasch T, Sauerwald T, Düring RA, Vilcinskas A, Kohl CD (2012) Laboratory characterization of metal-oxide sensors intended for in situ analyses of pheromones – SOMMSA approach. Physica Status Solidi (A), 209 , 935-939.

Weiss K, Salzig D, Mühlebach MD, Cichutek K, Pörtner R, Czermak P (2012) Key parameters of measles virus production for oncolytic virotherapy. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 8 (2) , 81-98.

Zhang HJ, Yan Y, Peng L, Guo JY, Wan FH (2012) Plant defense responses induced by phloem-feeding insects. Acta Entomologica Sinica, 55 (6) , 736-748.

von Reumont BM, Jenner RA, Wills MA, Dell´Ampio E, Pass G, Ebersberger I, Meusemann K, Meyer B, Koenemann S, Iliffe TM, Stamatakis A, Niehuis O, Misof B (2012) Pancrustacean phylogeny in the light of new phylogenomic data: support for Remipedia as the possible sister group of Hexapoda. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29 (3) , 1031-1045.

von Reumont BM, Struwe J-F, Schwarzer J, Misof B (2012) Phylogeography of the burnet moth Zygaena transalpina-complex: molecular and morphometrical differentiation suggests glacial refugia in Southern France, Western Europe and micro refugia within the Alps. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research , 50 (1) , 38-50.


Arolas J, Bothello T, Vilcinskas A, Gomis-Rüth X (2011) Structural evidence for standard-mechanisms inhibition in metallopeptidases from a complex poised to resynthesize a peptide bond. Angewandte Chemie – International Edition 50(44), , 10357-10360.

Ayasse M, Stökl J, Francke W (2011) Chemical ecology and pollinator-driven speciation in sexually deceptive orchids Phytochemistry, 72 (13) , 1667-1677.

Degenkolb T, Düring RA, Vilcinskas A (2011) Secondary metabolites released by the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides: chemical analyses and possible ecological functions. Journal of Chemical Ecology 37(7), , 724-735.

Freimark D, Sehl C, Weber C, Hudel K, Czermak P, Hofmann N, Spindler R, Glasmacher B (2011) Systematic parameter optimization of a Me2SO- and serum-free cryopreservation protocol for human mesenchymal stem cells. Cryobiology, 63 (2) , 67–75.

Griffiths GS, Grundl M, Leychenko A, Reiter S, Young-Robbins SS, Caliva FJ, Ramos JW, Matter ML (2011) Bit-1 Mediates Integrin-Dependent Cell Survival Through Activation of the NFКB Pathway. J Biol Chem, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.228387

Jian RS, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 21: Resource Opportunity Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Jin YN, Yang GQ, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 17: Novel Weapons Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Justice C, Brix A, Freimark D, Kraue M, Pfromm P, Eichenmueller B, Czermak P (2011) Process Control in Cell Culture Technology Using Impedance Spectroscopy. Biotechnology Advances, 29 (4) , 391–401.

Justice CL, Leber J, Freimark D, Pino Grace P, Kraume M, Czermak P (2011) Online- and offline- monitoring of stem cell expansion on microcarrier Cytotechnology, 63 (4) , 325–335.

Kirsch R, Vogel H, Muck A, Pasteels J, Vilcinskas A, Boland W (2011) To be or not to be convergent in salicin-based defense in chrysomeline leaf beetle larvae: evidence from Phratora vitellinae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278(1722), , 3225-3232.

Knorr E, Vilcinskas A (2011) Post-embryonic functions of HSP90 in Tribolium castaneum include the regulation of compound eye development. Development Genes and Evolution, 221 (5-6) , 357-362.

Kovács Z, Román A, Vatai G, Ittzés A, Grachten M, Czermak P (2011) Experimental and numerical investigations on whey desalination with nanofiltration Food Industry, 22 (1) , 3–7.

Lehtovirta-Morley L, Stoecker K, Vilcinskas A, Prosser J, Nicol G (2011) Cultivation of an obligate acidophilic ammonia oxidizer from a nitrifying acid soil. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(38), , 15892-15897.

Mayer C, Vilcinskas A, Gross J (2011) Chemically mediated multitrophic interactions in a plant–insect vector-phytoplasma system compared with a partially nonvector species. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 13(1), , 25-35.

Merz J, Burghoff B, Zorn H, Schembecker G (2011) Continuous foam fractionation: Performance as a function of operating variables Separation and Purification Technology 82, , 10-18.

Mukherjee K, Mraheil MA, Silva S, Müller D, Cemic F , Hemberger J, Hain T, Vilcinskas A, Chakraborty T (2011) Anti-Listeria activities of Galleria mellonella hemolymph proteins. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77(12), , 4237-4240.

Paulen R, Fikar M, Kovacs Z, Czermak P (2011) Process optimization of diafiltration with time-dependent water adding for albumin production Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 50, , 815-821.

Paulen R, Foley G, Fikar M, Kovacs Z, Czermak P (2011) Minimizing the process time for ultrafiltration/diafiltration under gel polarization conditions J Membrane Sci 380, , 148-154.

Peng L, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 20: Vacant Niche Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Rasmann S, Erwin AC, Halitschke R, Agrawal AA (2011) Direct and indirect root defences of milkweed (Asclepias syriaca): trophic cascades, trade-offs and novel methods for studying subterranean herbivory. J Ecol, 99 , 16-25.

Rehm P, Borner J, Meusemann K, von Reumont BM, Simon S, Hadrys H, Misof B, Burmester T (2011) Dating the arthropod tree based on large-scale transcriptome data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 61 (3) , 880-887.

Salzig D, Schmiermund A, Gebauer E, Fuchsbauer HL, Czermak P (2011) Influence of porcine intervertebral disc matrix on stem cell differentiation Journal of Functional Biomaterials 2, , 155-172.

Salzig D, Schmiermund A, Gebauer E, Fuchsbauer L, Czermak P (2011) Influence of porcine nucleus pulposus extract on differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells for intervertebral disc regeneration Biomaterialien 12, , 197.

Schierling A, Schott M, Dettner K, Seifert K (2011) Biosynthesis of the Defensive Alkaloid (Z)-3-(2-Methyl-1-butenyl)pyridine in Stenus similis Beetles Journal of Natural Products, 74 , 2231−2234.

Schmidt K, Fraatz MA, Riemer SJL, Zelena K, Linke D, Berger RG, Zorn H (2011) A novel oxygenase from the basidiomycete Pleurotus sapidus oxidizes valencene to nootkatone In: Hofmann T, Meyerhof W, Schieberle P (Eds) Advances and challenges in flavor chemistry & biology. Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Lebensmittelchemie, München, , 235-241.

Stökl J, Brodmann J, Dafni A, Ayasse M, Hansson BS (2011) Smells like aphids: orchid flowers mimic aphid alarm pheromones to attract hoverflies for pollination Proceedings of the Royal Society London B, 278 (1709) , 1216-1222.

Vereecken NJ, Streinzer M, Ayasse M, Spaethe J, Paulus HF, Stökl J, Cortis P, Schiestl FP (2011) Integrating past and present studies on Ophrys pollination – a comment on Bradshaw et al. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 165 (4) , 329-335.

Vilcinskas A (2011) Anti-Infective therapeutics from the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella. Current Pharmaceutical Design 17(13), , 1240-1245.

Vilcinskas A (2011) Insects emerge as valuable model hosts to explore virulence. Virulence 2(5), , 376-378.

Vogel H, Altincicek B, Glöckner G, Vilcinskas A (2011) A comprehensive transcriptome and immune-gene repertoire of the lepidopteran model mini-host Galleria mellonella. BMC Genomics 12, , 308.

Vogel H, Badapanda C, Vilcinskas A (2011) Identification of immunity-related genes in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides by suppression subtractive hybridization. Insect Molecular Biology 20(6), , 787-800.

Wan FH, Yan Y, Wang R, Yang GQ (2011) Invasion Biology:Development and Perspective in China. Journal of Biosafety, 20 (1) , 1-19.

Wan FH, Yan Y, Yang GQ, Yang R (2011) Chapter 1: Formation and Development of Invasion Biology. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Wang X, Gong WN, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 15: Evolution of Increased Competitive Ability Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Wang X, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 18: Mutualist Facilitation Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Wu G, Wang X, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 19: Diversity Resistant Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Wu Q, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 14: Inherent Superiority Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Yan Y, Peng L, Liu WX, Wan FH, Harris MK (2011) Host plant effects on alkaline phosphatase activity in the whiteflies, Bemisia tabaci Biotype B and Trialeurodes vaporariorum. Journal of Insect Science, 11 , 6.

Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 12: Relation between Global Change and Biological Invasion. , in Invasion Biology , Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 13: Propagule Pressure Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 23: Analysis and Discussion of Hypotheses in Invasion Biology. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 24: Terminologies and Concepts in Invasion Biology. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

Yang NW, Yan Y, Wan FH (2011) Chapter 16: Enemy Release Hypothesis. , in Invasion Biology, Wan FH, Xie BY, Yang GQ (Eds.) Science Press Beijing: Beijing

von Reumont BM, Meid Sandra, Misof Bernhard (2011) Aspects of quality and project management in analyses of large scale sequencing data. Wide spectra of quality control, INTECH Open Access Publisher :