Publications of our lab members

Publications 2021

Bertrams W, Jung AL, Maxheim M, Schmeck B. Role of genetic factors in pneumonia and COVID-19. Pneumologe (Berl). 2021 Mar 5:1-5. (Review)

Leister H, Luu M, Staudenraus D, Lopez Krol A, Mollenkopf H, Sharma A, Schmerer N, Schulte LN, Bertrams W, Schmeck B, Bosmann M, Steinhoff U, Visekruna A. Pro- and anti-tumorigenic capacity of immunoproteasomes in shaping the tumor microenvironment. Cancer Immunol Res. 2021 Mar 11:canimm.0492.2020.

Linden G, Janga H, Franz M, Nist A, Stiewe T, Schmeck B, Vázquez O, Schulte LN. Efficient antisense inhibition reveals microRNA-155 to restrain a late-myeloid inflammatory programme in primary human phagocytes. RNA Biol. 2021 Feb 23:1-15.

Bertrams W, Griss K, Han M, Seidel K, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Finkernagel F, Wilhelm J, Vogelmeier CF, Schmeck BTranscriptional analysis identifies potential biomarkers and molecular regulators in acute malaria infection. Life Sci. 2021 Apr 1;270:119158.


Publications 2020

Aznaourova M, Schmerer N, Schmeck B, Schulte LN. Disease-Causing Mutations and Rearrangements in Long Non-coding RNA Gene Loci. Front Genet. 2020 Nov 30;11:527484.

Tariq I, Ali MY, Janga H, Ali S, Amin MU, Ambreen G, Ali U, Pinnapireddy SR, Schäfer J, Schulte LN, Bakowsky U. Downregulation of MDR 1 gene contributes to tyrosine kinase inhibitor induce apoptosis and reduction in tumor metastasis: A gravity to space investigation. Int J Pharm. 2020 Dec 15;591:119993.

Aillaud M, Schulte LN. Emerging Roles of Long Noncoding RNAs in the Cytoplasmic Milieu. Noncoding RNA. 2020 Nov 9;6(4):44.

Walther K, Schulte LN. The role of lncRNAs in innate immunity and inflammation. RNA Biol. 2020 Nov 19:1-17.

Karwelat D, Schmeck B, Ringel M, Benedikter BJ, Hübner K, Beinborn I, Maisner A, Schulte LN, Vollmeister E. Influenza virus-mediated suppression of bronchial Chitinase-3-like 1 secretion promotes secondary pneumococcal infection. FASEB J. 2020;00:1–17.

Bedenbender K, Beinborn I, Vollmeister E, Schmeck Bp38 and Casein Kinase 2 mediate Ribonuclease 1 repression in inflamed human endothelial cells via promoter remodeling through Nucleosome Remodeling and Deacetylase complex. Front Cell Develop Biol. 2020 Oct 15.

Jung S, von Thülen T, Yang I, Laukemper V, Rupf B, Janga H, Panagiotidis GD, Schoen A, Nicolai M, Schulte LN, Obermann HL, Weber F, Kaufmann A, Bauer S. A ribosomal RNA fragment with 2',3'-cyclic phosphate and GTP-binding activity acts as RIG-I ligand. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Sep 18:gkaa739.

Korfhage N, Mühling M, Ringshandl S, Becker A, Schmeck B, Freisleben B. Detection and segmentation of morphologically complex eukaryotic cells in fluorescence microscopy images via feature pyramid fusion. PLoS Comput Biol. 2020 Sep 8;16(9):e1008179.

Jendrek S, Lai X, Riemekasten G, Vera-González J, Schmeck B, Bertrams W. Sepsis and Autoimmune Disease: Pathology, Systems Medicine, and Artificial Intelligence. Systems Medicine: Integrative, Qualitative and Computational Approaches. 2021. Vol. 2, 581-592.

Bertrams W, Jung AL, Schmeck BModeling of Pneumonia and Acute Lung Injury: Bioinformatics, Systems Medicine, and Artificial Intelligence. Systems Medicine: Integrative, Qualitative and Computational Approaches. 2021. Vol 2, 573-580.

Aznaourova M & Schulte LN. Non-coding RNA Networks in Infection. Systems Medicine: Integrative, Qualitative and Computational Approaches. 2021. Vol 2, 565-572.

Bedenbender K & Schmeck BEndothelial Ribonuclease 1 in Cardiovascular and Systemic Inflammation. Front Cell Develop Biol. 2020 Sept 4. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2020.576491.

Chillappagari S, Garapati V, Mahavadi P, Naehrlich L, Schmeck BT, Schmitz ML, Guenther A. Defective BACH1/HO-1 regulatory circuits in cystic fibrosis bronchial epithelial cells. J Cyst Fibros. 2020 Jun 11:S1569-1993(20)30150-8.

Benedikter BJ & Koenen RR. Vaping, vapor, vesicles! Electronic cigarettes provoke vascular extracellular vesicle release in healthy volunteers. Atherosclerosis. 2020 May;301:79-81.

Aguirre LA, Montalbán-Hernández K, Avendaño-Ortiz J, Marín E, Lozano R, Toledano V, Sánchez-Maroto L , Terrón V, Valentín J, Pulido E, Casalvilla JC , Rubio C, Diekhorst L, Laso-García F, del Fresno C , Collazo-Lorduy A, Jiménez-Munarriz B, Gómez-Campelo P, Llanos-González E, Fernández-Velasco M,  Rodríguez-Antolín C, Pérez de Diego R, Cantero-Cid R, Hernádez-Jimenez E, Álvarez E, Rosas R, dies López-Ayllón B, deCastro J, Wculek SK, Cubillos-Zapata C, Ibáñezde Cáceres I, Díaz-Agero P, Gutiérrez Fernández M, Pazde Miguel M, Sancho D, Schulte LN, Perona R, Belda-Iniesta C, Boscá L,  López-Collazo E. Tumor stem cells fuse with monocytes to form highly invasive tumor-hybrid cells. OncoImmunology. 2020 May 10;9:1-17.

Alter P, Baker JR, Dauletbaev N, Donnelly LE, Pistenmaa C, Schmeck B, Washko G, Vogelmeier CF. Update in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2019.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 May 14.

Greulich T, Tüffers J, Mager S, Eder A, Maxheim M, Alter P, Schmeck B, Vogelmeier CF. High eosinophil blood counts are associated with a shorter length of hospital stay in exacerbated COPD patients - a retrospective analysis. Respir Res. 2020 May 6;21(1):106. doi: 10.1186/s12931-020-01365-5.

Vlacil AK, Vollmeister E, Bertrams W, Schoesser F, Oberoi R, Schuett J, Schuett H, Huehn S, Bedenbender K, Schmeck BT, Schieffer B, Grote K. Identification of microRNAs involved in NOD-dependent induction of pro-inflammatory genes in pulmonary endothelial cells. PLoS One. 2020 Apr 30;15(4):e0228764.

Aznaourova M, Janga H, Sefried S, Kaufmann A, Dorna J, Volkers SM, Georg P, Lechner M, Hoppe J, Dökel S, Schmerer N, Gruber AD, Linne U, Bauer S, Sander LE, Schmeck B, Schulte LNNoncoding RNA MaIL1 is an integral component of the TLR4-TRIF pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Apr 2. pii: 201920393.

Aznaourova M & Schulte LNNon-coding RNA networks in Infection. Ref Mod in Biol Sci. 2020 Mar 29.

Herkt CE, Caffrey BE, Surmann K, Blankenburg S, Gesell Salazar M, Jung AL, Herbel SM, Hoffmann K, Schulte LN, Chen W, Sittka-Stark A, Völker U, Vingron M, Marsico A, Bertrams W, Schmeck BA MicroRNA Network Controls Legionella pneumophila Replication in Human Macrophages via LGALS8 and MX1. mBio. 2020 Mar 24;11(2). pii: e03155-19.

Zasłona Z, Flis E, Wilk MM, Carroll RG, Palsson-McDermott EM, Hughes MM, Diskin C, Banahan K, Ryan DG, Hooftman A, Misiak A, Kearney J, Lochnit G, Bertrams W, Greulich T, Schmeck B, McElvaney OJ, Mills KHG, Lavelle EC, Wygrecka M, Creagh EM, O'Neill LAJ. Caspase-11 promotes allergic airway inflammation. Nat Commun. 2020 Feb 26;11(1):1055. 

Schulte LN, Schweinlin M, Westermann AJ, Janga H, Santos SC, Appenzeller S, Walles H, Vogel J, Metzger M. An Advanced Human Intestinal Coculture Model Reveals Compartmentalized Host and Pathogen Strategies during Salmonella Infection. mBio. 2020 Feb 18;11(1). pii: e03348-19.

Gomez I, Ward B, Souilhol C, Recarti C, Ariaans M, Johnston J, Burnett A, Mahmoud M, Luong LA, West L, Long M, Parry S, Woods R, Hulston C, Benedikter B, Niespolo C, Bazaz R, Francis S, Kiss-Toth E, van Zandvoort M, Schober A, Hellewell P, Evans PC, Ridger V. Neutrophil microvesicles drive atherosclerosis by delivering miR-155 to atheroprone endothelium. Nat Commun. 2020 Jan 10;11(1):214.

Bertrams W, Griss K, Han M, Seidel K, Klemmer A, Sittka-Stark A, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Finkernagel F, Wilhelm J, Greulich T, Vogelmeier C, Vera J, Schmeck B. Transcriptional analysis identifies potential biomarkers and molecular regulators in pneumonia and COPD exacerbation. Sci Rep. 2020 Jan 14;10(1):241. 


Publications 2019

Hübner K, Karwelat D, Pietsch E, Beinborn I, Winterberg S, Bedenbender K, Benedikter BJ, Schmeck B, Vollmeister E. NF-κB-mediated inhibition of microRNA-149-5p regulates Chitinase-3-like 1 expression in human airway epithelial cells. Cell Signal. 2019 Dec 16;67:109498.

Lückel C, Picard F, Raifer H, Campos Carrascosa L, Guralnik A, Zhang Y, Klein M, Bittner S, Steffen F, Moos S, Marini F, Gloury R, Kurschus FC, Chao YY, Bertrams W, Sexl V, Schmeck B, Bonetti L, Grusdat M, Lohoff M, Zielinski CE, Zipp F, Kallies A, Brenner D, Berger M, Bopp T, Tackenberg B, Huber M. IL-17+ CD8+ T cell suppression by dimethyl fumarate associates with clinical response in multiple sclerosis. Nat Commun. 2019 Dec 16;10(1):5722.

Lindhauer NS, Bertrams W, Pöppel A, Herkt CE, Wesener A, Hoffmann K, Greene B, Van Der Linden M, Vilcinskas A, Seidel K, Schmeck B. Antibacterial activity of a Tribolium castaneum defensin in an in vitro infection model of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Virulence. 2019 Dec;10(1):902-909.

Jung AL, Møller Jørgensen M, Bæk R, Griss K, Han M, auf dem Brinke K, Timmesfeld N, Bertrams W, Greulich T, Koczulla AR, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Schmeck B. Surface Proteome of Plasma Extracellular Vesicles as Biomarkers for Pneumonia and Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. J Inf Dis. 2019 Oct 16. pii: jiz460.

Dabrowski AN, Shrivastav A, Conrad C, Komma K, Weigel M, Dietert K, Gruber A, Bertrams W, Wilhelm J, Schmeck B, Reppe K, N'Guessan PD, Aly S, Suttorp N, Hain T, Zahlten J. Peptidoglycan Recognition Protein 4 Limits Bacterial Clearance and Inflammation in Lungs by Control of the Gut Microbiota. Front Immunol. 2019 Sep 20;10:2106.

Limburg H, Harbig A, Bestle D, Stein DA, Moulton HM, Jaeger J, Janga H, Hardes K, Koepke J, Schulte L, Koczulla AR, Schmeck B, Klenk HD, Böttcher-Friebertshäuser E. TMPRSS2 is the major activating protease of influenza A virus in primary human airway cells and influenza B virus in human type II pneumocytes. J Virol. 2019 Aug 7. pii: JVI.00649-19.

Franssen FME, Alter P, Bar N, Benedikter BJ, Iurato S, Maier D, Maxheim M, Roessler FK, Spruit MA, Vogelmeier CF, Wouters EFM, Schmeck B. Personalized medicine for patients with COPD: where are we? Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2019 July 9;14:1465-1484
Bedenbender K, Scheller N, Fischer S, Leiting S, Preissner KT, Schmeck BT, Vollmeister E. Inflammation-mediated deacetylation of the ribonuclease 1 promoter via histone deacetylase 2 in endothelial cells. FASEB J. 2019

Visekruna A, Hartmann S, Sillke YR, Glauben R, Fischer F, Raifer H, Mollenkopf H, Bertrams W, Schmeck B, Klein M, Pagenstecher A, Lohoff M, Jacob R, Pabst O, Bland PW, Luu M, Romero R, Siegmund B, Rajalingam K, Steinhoff U. Intestinal development and homeostasis require activation and apoptosis of diet-reactive T cells. J Clin Invest. 2019 Apr 2;130. pii: 98929.

Nandakumar R, Tschismarov R, Meissner F, Prabakaran T, Krissanaprasit A, Farahani E, Zhang BC, Assil S, Martin A, Bertrams W, Holm CK, Ablasser A, Klause T, Thomsen MK, Schmeck B, Howard KA, Henry T, Gothelf KV, Decker T, Paludan SR. Intracellular bacteria engage a STING-TBK1-MVB12b pathway to enable paracrine cGAS-STING signalling. Nat Microbiol. 2019 Apr;4(4):701-713.

Schulte LN, Bertrams W, Stielow C, Schmeck B. ncRNAs in Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1912:3-32.

Scheller N, Herold S, Kellner R, Bertrams W, Jung AL, Janga H, Greulich T, Schulte LN, Vogelmeier CF, Lohmeyer J, Schmeck B. Proviral MicroRNAs Detected in Extracellular Vesicles From Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid of Patients With Influenza Virus-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. J Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 29;219(4):540-543.


Publications 2018

Apweiler R, Beissbarth T, Berthold MR, Blüthgen N, Burmeister Y, Dammann O, Deutsch A, Feuerhake F, Franke A, Hasenauer J, Hoffmann S, Höfer T, Jansen PL, Kaderali L, Klingmüller U, Koch I, Kohlbacher O, Kuepfer L, Lammert F, Maier D, Pfeifer N, Radde N, Rehm M, Roeder I, Saez-Rodriguez J, Sax U, Schmeck B, Schuppert A, Seilheimer B, Theis FJ, Vera J, Wolkenhauer O. Whither systems medicine? Exp Mol Med. 2018 Mar 2;50(3):e453. Review.

Gutbier B, Schönrock SM, Ehrler C, Haberberger R, Dietert K, Gruber AD, Kummer W, Michalick L, Kuebler WM, Hocke AC, Szymanski K, Letsiou E, Lüth A, Schumacher F, Kleuser B, Mitchell TJ, Bertrams W, Schmeck B, Treue D, Klauschen F, Bauer TT, Tönnies M, Weissmann N, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Witzenrath M; CAPNETZ Study Group. Sphingosine Kinase 1 Regulates Inflammation and Contributes to Acute Lung Injury in Pneumococcal Pneumonia via the Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Receptor 2. Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar;46(3):e258-e267.

Schulte LN, Heinrich B, Janga H, Schmeck BT, Vázquez O. A Far-Red Fluorescent DNA Binder for Interaction Studies of Live Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens and Host Cells. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Jul 4.

Janga H, Aznaourova M, Boldt F, Damm K, Grünweller A, Schulte LN. Cas9-mediated excision of proximal DNaseI/H3K4me3 signatures confers robust silencing of microRNA and long non-coding RNA genes. PLoS One. 2018 Feb 16;13(2):e0193066.


Publications 2017

Jung AL, Herkt CE, Schulz C, Bolte K, Seidel K, Scheller N, Sittka-Stark A, Bertrams W, Schmeck B. Legionella pneumophila infection activates bystander cells differentially by bacterial and host cell vesicles. Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 24;7(1):6301.

Jentho E, Bodden M, Schulz C, Jung AL, Seidel K, Schmeck B, Bertrams W. microRNA-125a-3p is regulated by MyD88 in Legionella pneumophila infection and targets NTAN1. PLoS One. 2017 Apr 26;12(4):e0176204. eCollection 2017.

Wentker P, Eberhardt M, Dreyer FS, Bertrams W, Cantone M, Griss K, Schmeck B, Vera J. An Interactive Macrophage Signal Transduction Map Facilitates Comparative Analyses of High-Throughput Data. J Immunol. 2017 Mar 1;198(5):2191-2201.

Jung AL, Hoffmann K, Herkt CE, Schulz C, Bertrams W, Schmeck B. Legionella pneumophila Outer Membrane Vesicles: Isolation and Analysis of Their Pro-inflammatory Potential on Macrophages. J Vis Exp. 2017 Feb 22;(120).


Publications 2016

Saliba AE, Li L, Westermann A, Appenzeller S. Stapels DAC, Schulte LN, Helaine S, Vogel J. Single‐cell RNA‐seq ties macrophage polarization to growth rate of intracellular Salmonella. Nature Microbiology, 2016, 2:16206

Du Bois I, Marsico A, Bertrams W, Schweiger MR, Caffrey BE, Sittka-Stark A, Eberhardt M, Vera J, Vingron M, Schmeck B. Genome-wide chromatin profiling of Legionella pneumophila-infected human macrophages reveals activation of the pro-bacterial host factor TNFAIP2. J Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 29. pii: jiw171.

Jung AL, Stoiber C, Herkt CE, Schulz C, Bertrams W, Schmeck B. Legionella pneumophila-Derived Outer Membrane Vesicles Promote Bacterial Replication in Macrophages. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Apr 22;12(4):e1005592. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005592. eCollection 2016 Apr.

Griss K, Bertrams W, Sittka-Stark A, Seidel K, Stielow C, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Eberhardt M, Wilhelm J, Vera J, Schmeck BMicroRNAs Constitute a Negative Feedback Loop in Streptococcus pneumoniae-Induced Macrophage Activation. J Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 16. pii: jiw109.
Westermann AJ, Förstner KU, Amman F, Barquist L, Chao Y, Schulte LN, Müller L, Reinhardt R, Stadler PF, Vogel J. Dual RNA-seq unveils noncoding RNA functions in host-pathogen interactions. Nature. 2016 Jan 28;529:496-501.

Eberhardt M, Lai X, Tomar N, Gupta S, Schmeck B, Steinkasserer A, Schuler G, Vera J. Third-Kind Encounters in Biomedicine: Immunology Meets Mathematics and Informatics to Become Quantitative and Predictive. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1386:135-79.

Schmeck B, Bertrams W, Lai X, Vera J. Systems Medicine for Lung Diseases: Phenotypes and Precision Medicine in Cancer, Infection, and Allergy. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1386:119-33.

Rozman D, Acimovic J, Schmeck B. Training in Systems Approaches for the Next Generation of Life Scientists and Medical Doctors. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1386:73-86.

Publications 2015

Rohwer N, Bindel F, Grimm C, Lin SJ, Wappler J, Klinger B, Blüthgen N, Du Bois I, Schmeck B, Lehrach H, de Graauw M, Goncalves E, Saez-Rodriguez J, Tan P, Grabsch HI, Prigione A, Kempa S, Cramer T. Annexin A1 sustains tumor metabolism and cellular proliferation upon stable loss of HIF1A. Oncotarget. 2015 Dec 29.

Koepke J, Dresel M, Schmid S, Greulich T, Beutel B, Schmeck B, Vogelmeier CF, Janciauskiene S, Koczulla AR. Therapy with plasma purified alpha1-antitrypsin (Prolastin®) induces time-dependent changes in plasma levels of MMP-9 and MPO. PLoS One. 2015;10:e0117497.


Publications 2014

Chillappagari S, Venkatesan S, Garapati V, Mahavadi P, Munder A, Seubert A, Sarode G, Guenther A, Schmeck BT, Tümmler B, Henke MO. Impaired TLR4 and HIF expression in cystic fibrosis bronchial epithelial cells downregulates hemeoxygenase-1 and alters iron homeostasis in vitro. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014;307:L791-9.

von Deetzen MC, Schmeck BT, Gruber AD, Klopfleisch R. Malignancy Associated MicroRNA Expression Changes in Canine Mammary Cancer of Different Malignancies. ISRN Vet Sci.; 2014:148597.

Greulich T, Nell C, Koepke J, Fechtel J, Franke M, Schmeck B, Haid D, Apelt S, Filipovic S, Kenn K, Janciauskiene S, Vogelmeier C, Koczulla AR. Benefits of whole body vibration training in patients hospitalised for COPD exacerbations - a randomized clinical trial. BMC Pulm Med. 2014;14:60.

Haag T, Herkt CE, Walesch SK, Richter AM, Dammann RH. The apoptosis associated tyrosine kinase gene is frequently hypermethylated in human cancer and is regulated by epigenetic mechanisms. Genes Cancer. 2014;5(9-10):365-74.


Publications 2013

Kastl A, Dieckmann S, Wähler K, Völker T, Kastl L, Merkel AL, Vultur A, Shannan B, Harms K, Ocker M, Parak WJ, Herlyn M, Meggers E. Rhenium complexes with visible-light-induced anticancer activity. ChemMedChem. 2013; 8(6):924-7.

Zaade D, Schmitz J, Benke E, Klare S, Seidel K, Kirsch S, Goldin-Lang P, Zollmann FS, Unger T, Funke-Kaiser H. Distinct signal transduction pathways downstream of the (P)RR revealed by microarray and ChIP-chip analyses. PLoS One. 2013; 8:e57674.

Sittka A, Schmeck B. MicroRNAs in the lung. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2013; 774:121-34.

Sittka A, Vera J, Lai X, Schmeck BT. Asthma phenotyping, therapy, and prevention: what can we learn from systems biology? Pediatr Res. 2013; 73(4 Pt 2):543-52.

Namsolleck P, Boato F, Schwengel K, Paulis L, Matho KS, Geurts N, Thöne-Reineke C, Lucht K, Seidel K, Hallberg A, Dahlöf B, Unger T, Hendrix S, Steckelings UM. AT2-receptor stimulation enhances axonal plasticity after spinal cord injury by upregulating BDNF expression. Neurobiol Dis. 2013; 51:177-91.

Zahlten J, Steinicke R, Bertrams W, Hocke AC, Scharf S, Schmeck B, Witzenrath M, Hammerschmidt S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. TLR9- and Src-dependent expression of Krueppel-like factor 4 controls interleukin-10 expression in pneumonia. Eur Respir J. 2013; 41:384-91.


Publications 2012

Schrezenmeier E, Zollmann FS, Seidel K, Böhm C, Schmerbach K, Kroh M, Kirsch S, Klare S, Bernhard S, Kappert K, Goldin-Lang P, Skuballa W, Unger T, Funke-Kaiser H. Moderate correlations of in vitro versus in vivo pharmacokinetics questioning the need of early microsomal stability testing. Pharmacology. 2012; 90:307-15.

Bernhard SM, Seidel K, Schmitz J, Klare S, Kirsch S, Schrezenmeier E, Zaade D, Meyborg H, Goldin-Lang P, Stawowy P, Zollmann FS, Unger T, Funke-Kaiser H. The (pro)renin receptor ((P)RR) can act as a repressor of Wnt signalling. Biochem Pharmacol. 2012; 84:1643-50..

Fuellen G, Dengjel J, Hoeflich A, Hoeijemakers J, Kestler HA, Kowald A, Priebe S, Rebholz-Schuhmann D, Schmeck B, Schmitz U, Stolzing A, Sühnel J, Wuttke D, Vera J. Systems biology and bioinformatics in aging research: a workshop report. Rejuvenation Res. 2012; 15:631-41.

Smirnova L, Sittka A, Luch A. On the role of low-dose effects and epigenetics in toxicology. EXS. 2012; 101:499-550.

Li Y, Seidel K, Marschall P, Klein M, Hope A, Schacherl J, Schmitz J, Menk M, Schefe JH, Reinemund J, Hugel R, Walden P, Schlosser A, Volkmer R, Schimkus J, Kölsch H, Maier W, Kornhuber J, Frölich L, Klare S, Kirsch S, Schmerbach K, Scheele S, Grittner U, Zollmann F, Goldin-Lang P, Peters O, Kintscher U, Unger T, Funke-Kaiser H. A polymorphic microsatellite repeat within the ECE-1c promoter is involved in transcriptional start site determination, human evolution, and Alzheimer's disease. J Neurosci. 2012; 32:16807-20.

Di Fazio P, Montalbano R, Neureiter D, Alinger B, Schmidt A, Merkel AL, Quint K, Ocker M. Downregulation of HMGA2 by the pan-deacetylase inhibitor panobinostat is dependent on hsa-let-7b expression in liver cancer cell lines. Exp Cell Res. 2012; 318:1832-43.

Göhre V, Vollmeister E, Bölker M, Feldbrügge M. Microtubule-dependent membrane dynamics in Ustilago maydis: Trafficking and function of Rab5a-positive endosomes. Commun Integr Biol. 2012; 5:485-90.

Pérez-Vilaró G, Scheller N, Saludes V, Díez J. Hepatitis C virus infection alters P-body composition but is independent of P-body granules. J Virol. 2012; 86:8740-9.

Eitel J, Meixenberger K, van Laak C, Orlovski C, Hocke A, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, N'Guessan PD, Suttorp N, Opitz B. Rac1 regulates the NLRP3 inflammasome which mediates IL-1beta production in Chlamydophila pneumoniae infected human mononuclear cells. PLoS One. 2012; 7:e30379.

Breinig T, Scheller N, Glombitza B, Breinig F, Meyerhans A. Human yeast-specific CD8 T lymphocytes show a nonclassical effector molecule profile. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2012; 201:127-36.

Kröger C, Dillon SC, Cameron AD, Papenfort K, Sivasankaran SK, Hokamp K, Chao Y, Sittka A, Hébrard M, Händler K, Colgan A, Leekitcharoenphon P, Langridge GC, Lohan AJ, Loftus B, Lucchini S, Ussery DW, Dorman CJ, Thomson NR, Vogel J, Hinton JC. The transcriptional landscape and small RNAs of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012; 109:E1277-86.

Merkel AL, Meggers E, Ocker M. PIM1 kinase as a target for cancer therapy. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2012; 21:425-36.

Vollmeister E, Schipper K, Feldbrügge M. Microtubule-dependent mRNA transport in the model microorganism Ustilago maydis. RNA Biol. 2012; 9:261-8.

Kastl A, Wilbuer A, Merkel AL, Feng L, Di Fazio P, Ocker M, Meggers E. Dual anticancer activity in a single compound: visible-light-induced apoptosis by an antiangiogenic iridium complex. Chem Commun (Camb). 2012; 48:1863-5.

Fiedler J, Strauss G, Wannack M, Schwiebert S, Seidel K, Henning K, Klopocki E, Schmugge M, Gaedicke G, Schulze H. Two patterns of thrombopoietin signaling suggest no coupling between platelet production and thrombopoietin reactivity in thrombocytopenia-absent radii syndrome. Haematologica. 2012; 97:73-81.

Vollmeister E, Schipper K, Baumann S, Haag C, Pohlmann T, Stock J, Feldbrügge M. Fungal development of the plant pathogen Ustilago maydis. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2012; 36:59-77.


Publications 2011

Kellner R, Vollmeister E, Feldbrügge M, Begerow D. Interspecific sex in grass smuts and the genetic diversity of their pheromone-receptor system. PLoS Genet. 2011; 7:e1002436. Erratum in: PLoS Genet. 2012 Jan;8(1). doi:10.1371/annotation/5febc52b-339c-4f47-82c0-03d417516446.

Reiter J, Pérez-Vilaró G, Scheller N, Mina LB, Díez J, Meyerhans A. Hepatitis C virus RNA recombination in cell culture. J Hepatol. 2011;55:777-83.

Seidel K, Kirsch S, Lucht K, Zaade D, Reinemund J, Schmitz J, Klare S, Li Y, Schefe JH, Schmerbach K, Goldin-Lang P, Zollmann FS, Thöne-Reineke C, Unger T, Funke-Kaiser H. The promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger (PLZF) protein exerts neuroprotective effects in neuronal cells and is dysregulated in experimental stroke. Brain Pathol. 2011; 21:31-43.

Lorenz J, Zahlten J, Pollok I, Lippmann J, Scharf S, N'Guessan PD, Opitz B, Flieger A, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S, Schmeck B. Legionella pneumophila-induced I?B?-dependent expression of interleukin-6 in lung epithelium. Eur Respir J. 2011;37:648-57.


Publications 2010

Vollmeister E, Feldbrügge M. Posttranscriptional control of growth and development in Ustilago maydis. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2010; 13:693-9.

Menk M, von Haefen C, Funke-Kaiser H, Sifringer M, Schefe JH, Kirsch S, Seidel K, Reinemund J, Steckelings UM, Unger T, Spies CD. Ethanol-induced downregulation of the angiotensin AT2 receptor in murine fibroblasts is mediated by PARP-1. Alcohol. 2010; 44:495-506.

Müller HC, Hellwig K, Rosseau S, Tschernig T, Schmiedl A, Gutbier B, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Peters H, Morawietz L, Suttorp N, Witzenrath M. Simvastatin attenuates ventilator-induced lung injury in mice. Crit Care. 2010; 14:R143.

Scharf S, Vardarova K, Lang F, Schmeck B, Opitz B, Flieger A, Heuner K, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, N'Guessan PD. Legionella pneumophila induces human beta defensin-3 in pulmonary cells. Respir Res. 2010; 11:93.

Zahlten J, Steinicke R, Opitz B, Eitel J, N'guessan PD, Vinzing M, Witzenrath M, Schmeck B, Hammerschmidt S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. TLR2- and nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain 2-dependent Krüppel-like factor 2 expression downregulates NF-kappa B-related gene expression. J Immunol. 2010; 185:597-604

Sharma CM, Hoffmann S, Darfeuille F, Reignier J, Findeiss S, Sittka A, Chabas S, Reiche K, Hackermüller J, Reinhardt R, Stadler PF, Vogel J. The primary transcriptome of the major human pathogen Helicobacter pylori. Nature. 2010; 464(7286):250-5.

Meixenberger K, Pache F, Eitel J, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Slevogt H, N'Guessan P, Witzenrath M, Netea MG, Chakraborty T, Suttorp N, Opitz B. Listeria monocytogenes-infected human peripheral blood mononuclear cells produce IL-1beta, depending on listeriolysin O and NLRP3. J Immunol. 2010; 184:922-30.


Publications 2009

Scheller N, Díez J. RNA viruses hijack the mRNA decay machinery to multiply. Cell Cycle. 2009; 8:4013-4.

Vollmeister E, Haag C, Zarnack K, Baumann S, König J, Mannhaupt G, Feldbrügge M. Tandem KH domains of Khd4 recognize AUACCC and are essential for regulation of morphology as well as pathogenicity in Ustilago maydis. RNA. 2009; 15:2206-18.

Scheller N, Mina LB, Galão RP, Chari A, Giménez-Barcons M, Noueiry A, Fischer U, Meyerhans A, Díez J. Translation and replication of hepatitis C virus genomic RNA depends on ancient cellular proteins that control mRNA fates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009; 106:13517-22.

Hiller M, Findeiss S, Lein S, Marz M, Nickel C, Rose D, Schulz C, Backofen R, Prohaska SJ, Reuter G, Stadler PF. Conserved introns reveal novel transcripts in Drosophila melanogaster. Genome Res. 2009; 19:1289-300.

Reinemund J, Seidel K, Steckelings UM, Zaade D, Klare S, Rompe F, Katerbaum M, Schacherl J, Li Y, Menk M, Schefe JH, Goldin-Lang P, Szabo C, Olah G, Unger T, Funke-Kaiser H. Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP-1) transcriptionally regulates angiotensin AT2 receptor (AT2R) and AT2R binding protein (ATBP) genes. Biochem Pharmacol. 2009; 77:1795-805.

Sittka A, Sharma CM, Rolle K, Vogel J. Deep sequencing of Salmonella RNA associated with heterologous Hfq proteins in vivo reveals small RNAs as a major target class and identifies RNA processing phenotypes. RNA Biol. 2006; 6:266-75.

Dje N'Guessan P, Riediger F, Vardarova K, Scharf S, Eitel J, Opitz B, Slevogt H, Weichert W, Hocke AC, Schmeck B, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Statins control oxidized LDL-mediated histone modifications and gene expression in cultured human endothelial cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009; 29:380-6.

Witzenrath M, Gutbier B, Schmeck B, Tenor H, Seybold J, Kuelzer R, Grentzmann G, Hatzelmann A, van Laak V, Tschernig T, Mitchell TJ, Schudt C, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Schütte H. Phosphodiesterase 2 inhibition diminished acute lung injury in murine pneumococcal pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:584-90.

Witzenrath M, Schmeck B, Doehn JM, Tschernig T, Zahlten J, Loeffler JM, Zemlin M, Müller H, Gutbier B, Schütte H, Hippenstiel S, Fischetti VA, Suttorp N, Rosseau S. Systemic use of the endolysin Cpl-1 rescues mice with fatal pneumococcal pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:642-9.


Publications 2008

Sittka A, Vogel J. A glimpse at the evolution of virulence control. Cell Host Microbe. 2008; 4:310-2.

Sittka A, Lucchini S, Papenfort K, Sharma CM, Rolle K, Binnewies TT, Hinton JC, Vogel J. Deep sequencing analysis of small noncoding RNA and mRNA targets of the global post-transcriptional regulator, Hfq. PLoS Genet. 2008; 4:e1000163.

Eitel J, Krüll M, Hocke AC, N'Guessan PD, Zahlten J, Schmeck B, Slevogt H, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Opitz B. Beta-PIX and Rac1 GTPase mediate trafficking and negative regulation of NOD2. J Immunol. 2008; 181:2664-71.

Feldbrügge M, Zarnack K, Vollmeister E, Baumann S, Koepke J, König J, Münsterkötter M, Mannhaupt G. The posttranscriptional machinery of Ustilago maydis. Fungal Genet Biol. 2008; 45 Suppl 1:S40-6.

Schmeck B, Lorenz J, N'guessan PD, Opitz B, van Laak V, Zahlten J, Slevogt H, Witzenrath M, Flieger A, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Histone acetylation and flagellin are essential for Legionella pneumophila-induced cytokine expression. J Immunol. 2008; 181:940-7.

Witzenrath M, Ahrens B, Schmeck B, Kube SM, Hippenstiel S, Rosseau S, Hamelmann E, Suttorp N, Schütte H. Rho-kinase and contractile apparatus proteins in murine airway hyperresponsiveness. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2008; 60:9-15.

Vinzing M, Eitel J, Lippmann J, Hocke AC, Zahlten J, Slevogt H, N'guessan PD, Günther S, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Flieger A, Suttorp N, Opitz B. NAIP and Ipaf control Legionella pneumophila replication in human cells. J Immunol. 2008; 180:6808-15.

Galka F, Wai SN, Kusch H, Engelmann S, Hecker M, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Uhlin BE, Steinert M. Proteomic characterization of the whole secretome of Legionella pneumophila and functional analysis of outer membrane vesicles. Infect Immun. 2008; 76:1825-36.

Schmeck B, Beermann W, N'Guessan PD, Hocke AC, Opitz B, Eitel J, Dinh QT, Witzenrath M, Krüll M, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Simvastatin reduces Chlamydophila pneumoniae-mediated histone modifications and gene expression in cultured human endothelial cells. Circ Res. 2008; 102:888-95.


Publications 2007

Scheller N, Furtwängler R, Sester U, Maier R, Breinig T, Meyerhans A. Human cytomegalovirus protein pp65: an efficient protein carrier system into human dendritic cells.Gene Ther. 2008;15:318-25.

Viegas SC, Pfeiffer V, Sittka A, Silva IJ, Vogel J, Arraiano CM. Characterization of the role of ribonucleases in Salmonella small RNA decay. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007; 35:7651-64.

Pfeiffer V, Sittka A, Tomer R, Tedin K, Brinkmann V, Vogel J. A small non-coding RNA of the invasion gene island (SPI-1) represses outer membrane protein synthesis from the Salmonella core genome. Mol Microbiol. 2007; 66:1174-91.

Scheller N, Resa-Infante P, de la Luna S, Galao RP, Albrecht M, Kaestner L, Lipp P, Lengauer T, Meyerhans A, Díez J. Identification of PatL1, a human homolog to yeast P body component Pat1. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2007; 1773(12):1786-92.

Galao RP, Scheller N, Alves-Rodrigues I, Breinig T, Meyerhans A, Díez J. Saccharomyces cerevisiae: a versatile eukaryotic system in virology. Microb Cell Fact. 2007; 6:32.

Witzenrath M, Gutbier B, Owen JS, Schmeck B, Mitchell TJ, Mayer K, Thomas MJ, Ishii S, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Schütte H. Role of platelet-activating factor in pneumolysin-induced acute lung injury. Crit Care Med. 2007; 35:1756-62.

N'Guessan PD, Vigelahn M, Bachmann S, Zabel S, Opitz B, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Zweigner J, Riesbeck K, Singer BB, Suttorp N, Slevogt H. The UspA1 protein of Moraxella catarrhalis induces CEACAM-1-dependent apoptosis in alveolar epithelial cells. J Infect Dis. 2007; 195:1651-60.

Hocke AC, Lampe MP, Witzenrath M, Mollenkopf H, Zerrahn J, Schmeck B, Kessler U, Krüll M, Hammerschmidt S, Hippenstiel S, Schütte H, Suttorp N, Rosseau S. Cell-specific interleukin-15 and interleukin-15 receptor subunit expression and regulation in pneumococcal pneumonia--comparison to chlamydial lung infection. Cytokine. 2007; 38:61-73.

Harms C, Albrecht K, Harms U, Seidel K, Hauck L, Baldinger T, Hübner D, Kronenberg G, An J, Ruscher K, Meisel A, Dirnagl U, von Harsdorf R, Endres M, Hörtnagl H. Phosphatidylinositol 3-Akt-kinase-dependent phosphorylation of p21(Waf1/Cip1) as a novel mechanism of neuroprotection by glucocorticoids. J Neurosci. 2007; 27:4562-71.

Temmesfeld-Wollbrück B, Brell B, Dávid I, Dorenberg M, Adolphs J, Schmeck B, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Adrenomedullin reduces vascular hyperpermeability and improves survival in rat septic shock. Intensive Care Med. 2007; 33:703-10.

Opitz B, Rejaibi A, Dauber B, Eckhard J, Vinzing M, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Wolff T. IFNbeta induction by influenza A virus is mediated by RIG-I which is regulated by the viral NS1 protein. Cell Microbiol. 2007; 9:930-8.

Rosseau S, Hocke A, Mollenkopf H, Schmeck B, Suttorp N, Kaufmann SH, Zerrahn J. Comparative transcriptional profiling of the lung reveals shared and distinct features of Streptococcus pneumoniae and influenza A virus infection. Immunology. 2007; 120:380-91.

N'Guessan PD, Etouem MO, Schmeck B, Hocke AC, Scharf S, Vardarova K, Opitz B, Flieger A, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Legionella pneumophila-induced PKCalpha-, MAPK-, and NF-kappaB-dependent COX-2 expression in human lung epithelium. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2007; 292:L267-77.

Sittka A, Pfeiffer V, Tedin K, Vogel J. The RNA chaperone Hfq is essential for the virulence of Salmonella typhimurium. Mol Microbiol. 2007; 63:193-217.


Publications 2006

Opitz B, Vinzing M, van Laak V, Schmeck B, Heine G, Günther S, Preissner R, Slevogt H, N'Guessan PD, Eitel J, Goldmann T, Flieger A, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Legionella pneumophila induces IFNbeta in lung epithelial cells via IPS-1 and IRF3, which also control bacterial replication. J Biol Chem. 2006; 281:36173-9.

Schmeck B, Beermann W, van Laak V, Opitz B, Hocke AC, Meixenberger K, Eitel J, Chakraborty T, Schmidt G, Barth H, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Listeria monocytogenes induced Rac1-dependent signal transduction in endothelial cells. Biochem Pharmacol. 2006; 72:1367-74.

Schütz A, Scheller N, Breinig T, Meyerhans A. The Autographa californica nuclear polyhedrosis virus AcNPV induces functional maturation of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells. Vaccine. 2006; 24:7190-6.

Hocke AC, Temmesfeld-Wollbrueck B, Schmeck B, Berger K, Frisch EM, Witzenrath M, Brell B, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Perturbation of endothelial junction proteins by Staphylococcus aureus alpha-toxin: inhibition of endothelial gap formation by adrenomedullin. Histochem Cell Biol. 2006; 126:305-16.

Schmeck B, Moog K, Zahlten J, van Laak V, N'Guessan PD, Opitz B, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Streptococcus pneumoniae induced c-Jun-N-terminal kinase- and AP-1 -dependent IL-8 release by lung epithelial BEAS-2B cells. Respir Res. 2006; 7:98.

Hippenstiel S, Opitz B, Schmeck B, Suttorp N. Lung epithelium as a sentinel and effector system in pneumonia--molecular mechanisms of pathogen recognition and signal transduction. Respir Res. 2006; 7:97.

Witzenrath M, Gutbier B, Hocke AC, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Berger K, Mitchell TJ, de los Toyos JR, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Schütte H. Role of pneumolysin for the development of acute lung injury in pneumococcal pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2006; 34:1947-54.

N'Guessan PD, Hippenstiel S, Etouem MO, Zahlten J, Beermann W, Lindner D, Opitz B, Witzenrath M, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Schmeck B. Streptococcus pneumoniae induced p38 MAPK- and NF-kappaB-dependent COX-2 expression in human lung epithelium. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2006; 290:L1131-8.

Slevogt H, Tiwari KN, Schmeck B, Hocke A, Opitz B, Suttorp N, Seybold J. Adhesion of Moraxella catarrhalis to human bronchial epithelium characterized by a novel fluorescence-based assay. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2006; 195:73-83.

Slevogt H, Schmeck B, Jonatat C, Zahlten J, Beermann W, van Laak V, Opitz B, Dietel S, N'Guessan PD, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Seybold J. Moraxella catarrhalis induces inflammatory response of bronchial epithelial cells via MAPK and NF-kappaB activation and histone deacetylase activity reduction. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2006; 290:L818-26.

Schmeck B, Huber S, Moog K, Zahlten J, Hocke AC, Opitz B, Hammerschmidt S, Mitchell TJ, Kracht M, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Pneumococci induced TLR- and Rac1-dependent NF-kappaB-recruitment to the IL-8 promoter in lung epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2006; 290:L730-L737.

Krüll M, Bockstaller P, Wuppermann FN, Klucken AC, Mühling J, Schmeck B, Seybold J, Walter C, Maass M, Rosseau S, Hegemann JH, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Mechanisms of Chlamydophila pneumoniae-mediated GM-CSF release in human bronchial epithelial cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2006; 34:375-82.

Opitz B, Püschel A, Beermann W, Hocke AC, Förster S, Schmeck B, van Laak V, Chakraborty T, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Listeria monocytogenes activated p38 MAPK and induced IL-8 secretion in a nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain 1-dependent manner in endothelial cells. J Immunol. 2006; 176:484-90.


Publications 2005

Brell B, Hippenstiel S, Dávid I, Pries AR, Habazettl H, Schmeck B, Suttorp N, Temmesfeld-Wollbrück B. Adrenomedullin treatment abolishes ileal mucosal hypoperfusion induced by Staphylococcus aureus alpha-toxin--an intravital microscopic study on an isolated rat ileum. Crit Care Med. 2005; 33:2810-016.

Schmeck B, Beermann W, van Laak V, Zahlten J, Opitz B, Witzenrath M, Hocke AC, Chakraborty T, Kracht M, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Intracellular bacteria differentially regulated endothelial cytokine release by MAPK-dependent histone modification. J Immunol. 2005; 175:2843-50.

N'Guessan PD, Schmeck B, Ayim A, Hocke AC, Brell B, Hammerschmidt S, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Streptococcus pneumoniae R6x induced p38 MAPK and JNK-mediated caspase-dependent apoptosis in human endothelial cells. Thromb Haemost. 2005; 94:295-303.

Brell B, Temmesfeld-Wollbrück B, Altzschner I, Frisch E, Schmeck B, Hocke AC, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Adrenomedullin reduces Staphylococcus aureus alpha-toxin-induced rat ileum microcirculatory damage. Crit Care Med. 2005; 33:819-26.

Li J, Culman J, Hörtnagl H, Zhao Y, Gerova N, Timm M, Blume A, Zimmermann M, Seidel K, Dirnagl U, Unger T. Angiotensin AT2 receptor protects against cerebral ischemia-induced neuronal injury. FASEB J. 2005; 19:617-9.

Opitz B, Förster S, Hocke AC, Maass M, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Krüll M. Nod1-mediated endothelial cell activation by Chlamydophila pneumoniae. Circ Res. 2005; 96:319-26.

Becht P, Vollmeister E, Feldbrügge M. Role for RNA-binding proteins implicated in pathogenic development of Ustilago maydis. Eukaryot Cell. 2005; 4:121-33.


Publications 2004

Schmeck B, Zahlten J, Moog K, van Laak V, Huber S, Hocke AC, Opitz B, Hoffmann E, Kracht M, Zerrahn J, Hammerschmidt S, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Streptococcus pneumoniae-induced p38 MAPK-dependent phosphorylation of RelA at the interleukin-8 promotor. J Biol Chem. 2004; 279:53241-7.

Walter C, Zahlten J, Schmeck B, Schaudinn C, Hippenstiel S, Frisch E, Hocke AC, Pischon N, Kuramitsu HK, Bernimoulin JP, Suttorp N, Krüll M. Porphyromonas gingivalis strain-dependent activation of human endothelial cells. Infect Immun. 2004; 72:5910-8.

Schmeck B, Gross R, N'Guessan PD, Hocke AC, Hammerschmidt S, Mitchell TJ, Rosseau S, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Streptococcus pneumoniae-induced caspase 6-dependent apoptosis in lung epithelium. Infect Immun. 2004; 72:4940-7.

Opitz B, Püschel A, Schmeck B, Hocke AC, Rosseau S, Hammerschmidt S, Schumann RR, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain proteins are innate immune receptors for internalized Streptococcus pneumoniae.J Biol Chem. 2004; 279:36426-32.


Publications 2003

Schmeck B, Brunsch M, Seybold J, Krüll M, Eichel-Streiber Cv, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S. Rho protein inhibition blocks cyclooxygenase-2 expression by proinflammatory mediators in endothelial cells. Inflammation. 2003; 27:89-95.


Publications 2002

Hippenstiel S, Schmeck B, N'Guessan PD, Seybold J, Krüll M, Preissner K, Eichel-Streiber CV, Suttorp N. Rho protein inactivation induced apoptosis of cultured human endothelial cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2002; 283:L830-8.

Hippenstiel S, Witzenrath M, Schmeck B, Hocke A, Krisp M, Krüll M, Seybold J, Seeger W, Rascher W, Schütte H, Suttorp N. Adrenomedullin reduces endothelial hyperpermeability. Circ Res. 2002; 91:618-25.

Hippenstiel S, Schmeck B, Seybold J, Krüll M, Eichel-Streiber C, Suttorp N. Reduction of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) related nuclear factor-kappaB (NF-kappaB) translocation but not inhibitor kappa-B (Ikappa-B)-degradation by Rho protein inhibition in human endothelial cells. Biochem Pharmacol. 2002; 64:971-7.