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  • Bernhardt M, Berman S, Zechel D, Bechthold A. (2020) Role of Two Exceptional Trans Adenylation Domains and MbtH-like Proteins in the Biosynthesis of the Nonribosomal Peptide WS9324A From Streptomyces Calvus ATCC 13382. Chembiochem, Online ahead of print. DOI 10.1002/cbic.202000142.
  • Dannenmaier S, Oeljeklaus S and Warscheid B (accepted for publication). 2nSILAC for quantitative proteomics of prototrophic baker's yeast. Methods Mol Biol.
  • Kaiser J, Castellano M, Gnandt D, Koslowski T (2020) Monte Carlo simulation and thermodynamic integration applied to protein charge transfer. J Com Chem41, 1105-1115. DOI 10.1002/jcc.26155.
  • Liang S, Fuchs S, Mymrikov EV, et al. (2020) Calcium affects CHP1 and CHP2 conformation and their interaction with sodium/proton exchanger 1. FASEB J34:3253-3266. DOI 10.1096/fj.201902093R.
  • Markones M*, Fippel A*, Kaiser M, Drechsler C, Hunte C and Heerklotz H (2020) Stair-way to Asymmetry: Five steps to lipid-asymmetric proteoliposomes. Biophys J3495, 34343-3434 (*equal contribution).
  • Poveda-Huertes D, Matic M, Marada A, Habernig L, Licheva M, Myketin L, Gilsbach R, Tosal-Castano S, Papinski D, Mulica P, Kretz O, Kücükkose C, Taskin A A, Hein L, Kraft C, Büttner S, Vögtle FN, & Meisinger C (2020) An Early mtUPR: Redistribution of the Nuclear Transcription Factor Rox1 to Mitochondria Protects against Intramitochondrial Proteotoxic Aggregates. Mol Cell77, 180-188.
  • Santos Seica AF, Schimpf J, Friedrich T and Hellwig P (2020) Visualizing the movement of the amphipathic helix in the respiratory complex I using a nitrile infrared probe and SEIRAS. FEBS Lett594, 491-496. DOI 10.1002/1873-3468.13620.
  • Schwarzer P, Tsypik O, Zuo C, Alali A, Wunsch-Palasis J, Heitzler T, Derochefort J, Bernhardt M, Yan X, Paululat T, Bechthold A (2020) Early Steps in the Biosynthetic Pathway of Rishirilide B. Molecules25, E1955. DOI 10.3390/molecules25081955.
  • Sonn-Segev A, Belacic K, Bodrug T, Young G, VanderLinden R, Schulman B, Schimpf J, Friedrich T, Dip P, Schwartz T, Bauer B, Peters JM, Struwe W, Benesch J, Brown N, Haselbach D, Kukura P (2020) Quantifying the heterogeneity of macromolecular machines by mass photometry. Nature Comm11:1772. DOI 10.1038/s41467-020-15642-w.
  • Thuenauer R, Landi A, Trefzer A, Altmann S, Wehrum S, Eierhoff T, Diedrich B, Dengjel J, Nyström A, Imberty A, Römer W. (2020) (accepted for publication) . The Pseudomonas aeruginosa lectin LecB causes integrin internalization and inhibits epithelial wound healing. mBio11:e03260-19


  • Breitsamer M, Stulz A, Heerklotz H, Winter G (2019) Do interactions between Protein and Phospholipids influence the release behavior from lipid-based exenatide depot systems? J. Pharm. Biopharm. 142, 61–69. DOI 10.1016/j.ejpb.2019.06.007.
  • Burschel S, Kreuzer Decovic D, Nuber F, Stiller M, Hofmann M, Zupok A, Siemiatkowska B, Gorka M, Leimkühler S and Friedrich, T (2019) Iron-Sulfur Cluster Carrier Proteins Involved in the Assembly of Escherichia coli NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase (complex I). Microbiol. 111, 31-45. DOI 10.1111/mmi.14137.
  • Ellenrieder L, Dieterle MP, Doan KN, Mårtensson CU, Floerchinger A, Campo, ML, Pfanner, N and Becker, T (2019) Dual role of mitochondrial porin in metabolite transport across the outer membrane and protein transfer to inner membrane. Cell73, 1056-1057.
  • Gnandt D  and Koslowski T (2019) Long-range electron-electron interaction and charge transfer in protein complexes: a numerical approach. Chem. Chem. Phys.21, 18595-18604. DOI 10.1039/C9CP03141C.
  • Kalel V, Li M, Gausmann S, Delhommel F, Schäfer A, Tippler B, Jung M, Maier R, Oeljeklaus S, Schliebs W, Warscheid B, Sattler M, Erdmann R (2019) Evolutionary divergent PEX3 is essential for the glycosomes biogenesis and survival of the trypanosomatid parasites. Biophys. Acta Mol. Cell. Res., 1866:118520.
  • Li M, Müller C, Fröhlich K, Gorka O, Zhang L, Groß O, Schilling O, Einsle O, Jessen-Trefzer C. (2019) Detection and characterization of a mycobacterial L-arabinofuranose ABC-transporter identified with a rapid lipoproteomics protocol. Cell Chem. Biol.26, 252-262. DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2019.03.002.
  • Marckmann D, Trasnea P-I, Schimpf J, Winterstein C, Andrei A, Schmollinger S, Blaby-Haas CE, Friedrich T, Daldal F and Koch HG (2019) The cbb3-type cytochrome oxidase assembly factor CcoG is a widely distributed novel cupric reductase. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 116, 21166-21175. DOI 10.1073/pnas.1913803116.
  • Mårtensson CU, Priesnitz C, Song J, Ellenrieder L, Doan KN, Boos F, Floerchinger A, Zufall N, Oeljeklaus S, Warscheid B and Becker T (2019) Mitochondrial protein translocation-associated degradation. Nature569, 679-683.
  • Origi A, Natriashvili A, Knüpffer L, Fehrenbach C, Denks K, Asti R, Koch H-G (2019) Yet another role for the bacterial ribosome. Cell6, 524-526.
  • Poveda-Huertes D, Matic S, Marada A, Habernig L, Licheva M, Myketin L, Gilsbach R, Tosal-Castano S, Papinski D, Mulica P, Kretz O, Kücükkose C, Taskin A, Hein L, Kraft C, Büttner S, Meisinger C, and Vögtle FN (2019). An early mtUPR: Redistribution of the nuclear transcription factor Rox1 into mitochondria protects against intramitochondrial proteotoxic aggregates. Cell77, 180-188. DOI 10.1016/j.molcel.2019.09.026
  • Priesnitz C, Pfanner N, Becker, T (2019). Studying protein import into mitochondria. Methods in Cell Biology, 155, ISSN 0091-679X. DOI 10.1016/bs.mcb.2019.11.006
  • Schulte M, Frick K, Gnandt E, Jurkovic S, Burschel S, Labatzke R, Aierstock K, Fiegen D, Wohlwend D, Gerhardt S, Einsle O and Friedrich T (2019) A mechanism to prevent production of reactive oxygen species by Escherichia colirespiratory complex I. Nature Commun. 10:2551, DOI 10.1038/s41467-019-10429.
  • Theßeling A, Rasmussen T, Burschel S, Wohlwend D, Kägi J, Müller R, Böttcher B, and Friedrich T (2019) Homologous bd oxidases share the same architecture but differ in mechanism. Nature Commun.10: 5138. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13122-4.
  • Utz M, Andrei A, Milanov M, Trasnea,PI, Marckmann,D, Daldal F and Koch H.G.(2019) The Cu chaperone CopZ is required for Cu homeostasis in Rhodobacter capsulatus and influences cytochrome cbb3 oxidase assembly.  Microbiol.111, 764-783. DOI 10.1111/mmi.14190.
  • Wilhelm I, Levit-Zerdoun E, Jakob J, Villringer S, Frensch M, Übelhart R, Landi A, Müller P, Imberty  A, Thuenauer  R, Claudinon J, Jumaa H, Reth M, Eibel H, Hobeika E, Römer W (2019) Carbohydrate-dependent B cell activation by fucose-binding bacterial lectins. Signal.12(571) 7194. DOI 10.1126/scisignal.aao7194
  • Zhang L, Wüst A, Prasser B, Müller C, and Einsle O (2019) Functional assembly of nitrous oxide reductase provides insights into copper site maturation. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA116, 12822-12827.


Publication award 2019: Christoph Mårtensson



  • Aufschnaiter A, Kohler V, Walter C, Tosal-Castano S, Habernig L, Wolinski H, Keller W, Vögtle FN & Buettner S (2018). The Enzymatic Core of the Parkinson’s Disease-Associated Protein LRRK2 Impairs Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Aging Yeast. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 11. 10.3389/fnmol.2018.00205. 
  • Böttinger L, Mårtensson CU, Song J, Zufall N, Wiedemann N and Becker T(2018) Respiratory chain supercomplexes associate with the cysteine desulfurase complex oft he iron-sulfur cluster assembly machinery. Mol. Biol. Cell 29, 776-785.
  • Dannenmaier S, Stiller S, Morgenstern M, Lübbert P, Oeljeklaus S, Wiedemann N, Warscheid B (2018) Complete native stable isotope labeling by amino acids of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for global proteomic analysis, Anal Chem, 90:10501-10509.
  • Drechsler C, Markone  M, Choi JY, Frieling N, Fiedle  S, Voelker DR, Schubert R, Heerklotz H (2018) Preparation of Asymmetric Liposomes Using a Phosphatidylserine Decarboxylase, Biophys J, 11,  1509-1517.
  • Gnandt D, Na S, Koslowski T (2018) Simulating biological charge transfer: continuum dielectric theory or molecular dynamics?, Biophysical Chemistry 241, 1.
  • Hoeser J, Gnandt E & Friedrich T (2018): Low cost, microcontroller based heating device for multi-wavelength differential scanning fluorimetry. Sci. Rep. 8:1457 DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-19702-6.
  • Kravic B, Harbauer AB, Romanello V, Simeone L,  Vögtle FN, Kaiser T, Straubinger M, Huraskin D, Böttcher M, Cerqua C, Martin ED, Poveda-Huertes D, Buttgereit A, Rabalski AJ, Heuss D, Rudolf R, Friedrich O, Litchfield,D, Marber M, Salviati L, Mougiakakos D, Neuhuber W, Sandri M, Meisinger C, and Hashemolhosseini S (2018) In mammalian skeletal muscle, phosphorylation of TOMM22 by protein kinase CSNK2/CK2 controls mitophagy. Autophagy 14, 311-335.
  • Na S,  Jurkovic T,  Friedrich T,  Koslowski T (2018) Charge transfer through  a fragment of the respiratory complex I and its regulation: an atomistic simulation approach, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 20, 20023.
  • Na S, Steinbrecher T, Koslowski T (2018) Thermodynamic integration network
approach to ion transport through protein channels: perspectives and
limits, J. Comp. Chem. 39, 2539-2550.
  • Opaliński Ł, Song J, Priesnitz C, Wenz LS, Oeljeklaus S, Warscheid B, Pfanner N and Becker T (2018) Recruitment of cytosolic J-proteins by TOM receptors promotes mitochondrial protein biogenesis. Cell Rep. 25, 2026-2043.
  • Pflüger T, Hernández CF, Lewe,P, Frank F, Mertens H, Svergun D, Baumstark MW, Lunin, VY, Jetten,  MSM and Andrade SLA (2018) Signaling Ammonium Across Membranes Through an Ammonium Sensor Histidine Kinase, Nature Commun, 9, 164.
  • Priesnitz C and Becker T (2018) Pathways to balance mitochondrial translation and protein import. Genes Dev. 32, 1285-1296.
  • Ribeiro JP, Villringer S, Goyard D, Coche-Guerente L, Höferlin M, Renaudet O, Römer W*, Imberty  A* (2018) Tailor-made Janus lectin with dual avidity assembles glycoconjugate multilayers and crosslinks protocells. Chem Sci. 9: 7634-41 * corresponding author
  • Schwarzer P, Wunsch-Palasis J, Bechthold A, Paululat T (2018) Biosynthesis of rishirilid B. Antibiotics (Basel) 7: 20-28.
  • Steinberg R, Knüpffer L, Origi A, Asti R and Koch HG (2018) Co-translational protein targeting in bacteria. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 365(11): 10.1093 Thematic Series on Bacterial Protein Export.
  • Trasnea PI, Andrei A, Markmann D, Utz M, Khalfaoui-Hassani B, Selamoglu N, Daldal F and Koch HG (2018) A copper relay system involving two periplasmic chaperones drives cbb3 type cytochrome c oxidase biogenesis in Rhodobacter capsulatus. ACS Chemical Biology 13, 1388-1397.
  • Villringer S, Madl J, Sych T, Manner C, Imberty A & Römer W (2018) Lectin-mediated protocell crosslinking to mimic cell-cell junctions and adhesion. Sci. Rep. 8:1932. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-20230-6.
  • Walter C, Gonczarowska-Jorge H, Sickmann A, Zahedi RP, Meisinger C and Schmidt O.(2018) Advanced tools for the analysis of protein phosphorylation in yeast mitochondria. Anal. Biochem. 554, 23-27.
  • Yifrach E, Fischer S, Oeljeklaus S, Schuldiner M, Zalckvar E, Warscheid B (2018) Defining the mammalian peroxisomal proteome, Subcell Biochem, 89:47-66.


Publication award 2018: Chantal Priesnitz



  • Denks K, Sliwinski N, Erichsen V, Borodkina B, Origi A and Koch HG (2017) The signal recognition particle contacts uL23 and scans substrate translation inside the ribosomal tunnel. Nature Microbiology, 2, 16265.
  • Dörner K, Vranas M, Schimpf J, Straub IR , Hoeser J and Friedrich T (2017) Significance of the [2Fe-2S] Cluster N1a for Electron Transfer and Assembly of Escherichia coli Respiratory Complex I. Biochemistry, 56, 2770-2778. Doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.6b01058.
  • Gnandt E, Schimpf J, Harter, C, Hoeser J and Friedrich T (2017) Reduction of the off- pathway iron-sulphur cluster N1a of Escherichia coli respiratory complex I restrains NAD+ dissociation. Sci. Rep., 7:8754. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-09345-4.
  • Gonsberg A, Jung S, Ulbrich S, Origi A, Ziska A, Baier M, Koch HG, Zimmermann R, Winklhofer KF, and Tatzelt J (2017) The Sec61/SecY complex is inherently deficient in translocating intrinsically disordered proteins. J. Bio. Chem. 292, 21383-21396.
  • Ilcu L, Röther W, Birke J, Brausemann A, Einsle O & Jendrossek D (2017) Structural and functional analysis of latex clearing protein (Lcp) provides insight into the enzymatic cleavage of rubber. Sci. Rep.7, 6179.
  • Käser S, Willemin M, Schnarwiler M, Schimanski B, Poveda-Huertes D, Oeljeklaus S, Warscheid B, Meisinger C, and Schneider A (2017). Biogenesis of the mitochondrial DNA inheritance machinery in the mitochondrial outer membrane of Trypanosoma brucei. PLoS Pathog. 13, e1006808.
  • Mårtensson C and Becker T (2017) Acylglycerol Kinase: Mitochondrial protein transport meets lipid biosynthesis. Trends Cell Biol. 27, 700-702.
  • Mårtensson CU, Doan KN and Becker T (2017) Effects of lipids on mitochondrial functions. Biochim Biophys Acta. 182, 102-113.
  • Morgenstern M, Stiller SB, Lübbert P, Peikert CD, Dannenmaier S, Drepper F, Weill U, Höß P, Feuerstein R, Gebert M, Bohnert M, van der Laan M, Schuldiner M, Schütze C, Oeljeklaus S, Pfanner N, Wiedemann N, and Warscheid B (2017) Definition of a high-confidence mitochondrial proteome at quantitative scale. Cell Rep, 19(13):2836-2852.
  • Na S, Bauß A, Langenmaier M, Koslowski T (2017) Thermodynamic Integration Network Study of Electron Transfer: from Proteins to Aggregates, PCCP, 19, 18938.
  • Schummer A, Fischer S, Oeljeklaus S, Warscheid B (2017) Study of peroxisomal protein phosphorylation by functional proteomics, Methods Mol Biol, 1595:267-289. 
  • Zheng S, Eierhoff T, Aigal S, Brandel A, Thuenauer R, de Bentzmann S, Imberty A, Römer W (2017) The Pseudomonas aeruginosa lectin LecA triggers host cell signalling by glycosphingolipid-dependent phosphorylation of the adaptor protein CrkII. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research. 1864(7): 1236-45.


Publication award 2017: Sehee Na