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Bibliographia Humboldtiana Index

Bibliographia Humboldtiana

II. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from Germany in 2007

Biosciences, life sciences

Cremer, Prof. Dr. Sylvia M.

Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Jacobus J. Boomsma University of Copenhagen
  • Line V. Ugelvig. L.V., Sylvia Cremer : Social prophylaxis: group interaction promotes collective immunity in ant colonies. In: Current Biology. 17, 2007, p. 1967 - 1971 [social immunity, social insects, ants, evolution, behaviour, immune systems].

  • Sylvia Cremer, Sophie A.O. Armitage,Paul Schmid-Hempel: Social Immunity. In: Current Biology. 17, 2007, p. R693 - R702 [collective immune systems, anti-parasite defence, hygienic behaviour, social insects].

Englert, Dr. Markus

Yale University, United States of America
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Dieter G. Söll Yale University
  • Jennifer M. Kavran, Sarath Gundllapalli, Patrick O´Donoghue, Markus Englert, Dieter Söll and Thomas A. Steitz: Structure of pyrrolysyl-tRNA synthetase, an archaeal enzyme for genetic code innovation. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104, 2007, p. 11268 - 11273 [aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase, evolution, pyrrolysine].

Erdmann, Priv. Doz. Dr. Kai S.

, Germany
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Pietro De Camilli Yale University
  • K. S. Erdmann, Y. Mao, H. J. McCrea, R. Zoncu, S. Y. Lee, P. Summer, J. Modregger, D. Biemesderfer, D. Toomre, P. De Camilli: A role of the Lowe syndrome protein OCRL in early steps of the endocytic pathway. In: Dev. Cell. 13, 2007, p. 377 - 390.

Freudenberg, Dr. Florian

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Tansu Celikel University of Southern California
  • Celikel T, Marx V, Freudenberg F, Zivkovic A, Resnik E, Hasan MT, Licznerski P, Osten P, Rozov A, Seeburg PH & Schwarz MK : Select overexpression of homer1a in dorsal hippocampus impairs spatial working memory. In: Frontiers in Neuroscience. 1, 2007, p. 97 - 110.

Fufezan, Dr. Christian

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Frederick W. Smith City College
  • Christian Fufezan, Christine M. Gross, Martin Sjödin, A. William Rutherford, Anja Krieger-Liszkay, and Diana Kirilovsky: Influence of the Redox Potential of the Primary Quinone Electron Acceptor on Photoinhibition in Photosystem II. In: J. Biol. Chem. 282, 2007, p. 12492 - 12502.

Hahn, Prof. Dr. Ingo J.

Hochschule München, Germany
Field of research: Biogeography
Host: Prof. Dr. George K. Psaras University of Patras
  • I. Hahn, U. Römer: Island birds as invaders and indicators of climate change in the Pacific. In: Proceedings of the Biogeography Conference 8: May 11-12 2007, University of Erlangen. Erlangen: University of Erlangen, 2007, p. 4 - 5.

  • U. Römer, I. Hahn: Climate change and changes in ecosystems: possible effects and their consequences for the biodiversity of Neotropical dwarf cichlids. In: Proceedings of the Biogeography Conference 8: (May 11-12, 2007), University of Erlangen. Erlangen: University of Erlangen, 2007, p. 3 - 4.

Heller, Dr. Markus

University of British Columbia, Canada
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Lawrence P. McIntosh University of British Columbia
  • Martin L. Ludwiczek, Markus Heller, Terrence Kantner, Lawrence P. McIntosh: A secondary Xylan-binding Site Enhances the Catalytic Activity of a Single-domain Family 11 Glycoside Hydrolase. In: J. Mol. Biol.. 373, 2007, p. 337 - 354 [xylanase, cooperative binding, enzyme kinetics, NMR spectroscopy].

Herrmann, Dr. Jens Martin

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Dr. Lewis Vastine Wray Jr. Boston University
  • Jens M. Herrmann, John Bernardo; Heidi J. Long, Kurt Seetoo, Marybeth E. McMenamin, Eraldo L. Batista Jr., Thomas E. Van Dyke, Elizabeth R. Simons: Sequential chemotactic and phagocytic activation of human polymorphonuclear neutrophils. In: Infection and Immunity. 75, 2007, p. 3989 - 3998 [biochemistry, fluorimetry, blood, neutrophils, blood, neutrophils, fluorimetry, chemotactic activation, f-Met-Leu-Phe, phagocytic activation, immune complex, cytosolic signaling, cytosolic calcium, cytosolic pH intracellular fluorescent probes, Indo-1, BC].

Hohn, Dr. Michael J.

Universität Regensburg, Germany
Field of research: Biochemical analysis
Host: Prof. Dr. Dieter G. Söll Yale University
  • S. Kamtekar, Michael J. Hohn, H. S. Park, M. Schnitzbauer, A. Sauerwald, D. Söll, T. A. Steitz: Towards understanding phosphoseryl-tRNACys formation: the crystal structue of Methanococcus maripaludis phosphoseryl tRNA synthetase. In: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104, 2007, p. 2620 - 2625.

John, Dr. Karin

Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Chaouqi Misbah Universite Grenoble Alpes
  • Karin John, Uwe Thiele: Liquid transport generated by a flashing field-induced wettability ratchet. In: Applied Physics Letters. 90, 2007, p. 264102 [microfluidics, thin film dynamics].

Kirschner, Prof. Dr. Roland

National Central University, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Field of research: Mycology
Host: Dr. Chee-Jen Chen Southern Taiwan University of Technology
  • Roland Kirschner, Günter R. W. Arnold & Chee-Jen Chen: Cladobotryum semicirculare sp. nov. Hyphomycetes) from commercially grown Ganoderma tsugae in Taiwan and other Basidiomycota in Cuba. In: Sydowia. 59, 2007, p. 114 - 124 [mycology, fungicolous fungi, hyphomycetes, systematics].

Knierim, Dr. Bernhard


Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Manfred Auer Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Bernhard Knierim, Klaus Peter Hofmann, Oliver P. Ernst, Wayne L. Hubbell : Sequence of late molecular events in the activation of rhodopsin. In: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104, 2007, p. 20290 - 20295 [G protein-coupled receptor, membrane proteins, spin labeling, retinal protein, photoreceptor ].

  • Bernhard Knierim, Klaus Peter Hofmann, Wolfgang Gärtner, Wayne L. Hubbell, and Oliver P. Ernst: Rhodopsin and 9-Demethyl-retinal Analog: Effect of a Partial Agonist on Displacement of Transmembrane Helix 6 in Class A G Protein Coupled Receptors. In: J. Biol. Chem.. 283, 2007, p. 4967 - 4974 [G protein-coupled receptor, membrane proteins, spin labeling, retinal protein, photoreceptor, rhodopsin, partial agonist ].

Kovermann, Dr. Peter A.

, Germany
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Enrico Martinoia Universität Zürich
  • Peter A. Kovermann, Stefan Meyer, Stefan Hörtensteiner, Cristiana Picco, Joachim Scholz-Starke, Silvia Ravera, Youngsook Lee, Enrico Martinoia : The Arabidopsis vacuolar malate channel is a member of the ALMT family. In: The Plant Journal. 52, 2007, p. 1169 - 1180 [AtALMT9, malate transport, tonoplast, anion channel, Arabidopsis thaliana L.].

Krüger, Dr. Jens

Universität Paderborn, Germany
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang B. Fischer National Yang Ming University
  • Thomas Witte, Lars Armin Haller, Edgar Luttmann, Jens Krüger, Gregor Fels, Klaus Huber: Time Resolved Structure Analysis of Growing β-Amyloid Fibers. In: Journal of Structural Biolog. 159, 2007, p. 71 - 81.

  • Jens Krüger, George Patargias, Hugo Martay, Thomas Mehnert, Andrew Routh, Peter Judge, Tracy Lam, Dalia Fischer, Anthony Watts, Wolfgang Bernd Fischer: Self- Assembly of Viral Ion Channel Forming Proteins. In: Proceedings of the IX. Linz Winter Workshop, Trauner Verlag, Linz, ISBN 978-3-85499-400-8. 2007.

Küpper, Prof. Dr. Hendrik A.

University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Dr. Leon Kochian Cornell University
  • Hendrik Küpper, Laura O. Seib, Mayandi Sivaguru, Leon V. Kochian: A method for cellular localisation of gene expression via quantitative in situ hybridisation in plants. In: Plant Journal. 50, 2007, p. 159 - 187 [confocal laser scanning microscopy, microscopic UV/VIS spectroscopy, mRNA quantification, metal trafficking, heavy metal hyperaccumulation].

Kutschera, Prof. Dr. Ulrich

Universität Kassel, Germany
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans Kende Michigan State University
  • U. Kutschera, K. J. Niklas: The epidermal-growth-control theory of stem elongation: an old and a new perspective. In: J. Plant Physiol.. 164, 2007, p. 1395 - 1409.

Lehr, Dr. habil. Edgar

Illinois Wesleyan University, United States of America
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Craig Eugene Martin University of Kansas
  • Edgar Lehr, Linda Trueb: Diversity among new world microhylid frogs (Anura: Microhylidae): morphological and osteological comparisons between Nelsonophryne (Günther 1901) and a new genus from Peru. In: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 2007, p. 583 - 609 [amphibia, anura, biogeography, microhylidae, new genus, osteology, taxonomy].

  • Edgar Lehr, Claudia Torres, Juana Suárez : A new species of arboreal Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Amazonian lowlands of central Peru. In: Herpetologica. 1, 2007, p. 94 - 99 [amazonian lowlands, amphibia, anura, Eleutherodactylus, Peru, taxonomy].

  • Edgar Lehr, William E. Duellman: Two new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Cordillera Occidental in Peru Copeia. In: Copeia. 1, 2007, p. 140 - 149 [amphibia, Andes, anura, Eleutherodactylus, Peru, taxonomy].

Niehuis, Prof. Dr. Oliver

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gadau Arizona State University
  • O Niehuis, AK. Judson, JH Werren, W Hunter, PM Dang, SE Dowd, B Grillenberger, LW Beukeboom, J Gadau: Species diagnostic single-nucleotide polymorphism and sequence-tagged site markers for the parasitic wasp genus Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). In: Journal of Economic Entomology. 100, 2007, p. 1033 - 1036 [applied entomology, pest control, taxonomy].

  • O Niehuis, A Hofmann, CM Naumann, B Misof: Evolutionary history of the burnet moth genus Zygaena Fabricius, 1775 (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae) inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data: phylogeny, host-plant association, wing pattern evolution, and historical biogeography. In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 92, 2007, p. 501 - 520 [phylogenetics, Lepidoptera].

  • B Misof, O Niehuis, I Bischoff, A Rickert, D Erpenbeck, A Staniczek: Towards an 18S phylogeny of hexapods: Accounting for group-specific character covariance in optimized mixed nucleotide/doublet models. In: Zoology. 110, 2007, p. 409 - 429 [phylogenetics, molecular evolution, insects].

  • O Niehuis, B Misof: Die Evolutionsgeschichte der Rotwidderchen-Gattung Zygaena: Phylogenie, Wirtspflanzen-Assoziation, Biogeographie. In: Berichte des naturwissenschaftlich-medizinischen Vereins Innsbruck, Supplementum. 17, 2007, p. 166 [Lepidoptera, phylogenetics].

Rödl, Dr. Thomas

Technische Universität München, Germany
Field of research: Behavioural physiology, ethology
Host: Prof. Dr. Martin Wikelski Princeton University
  • Thomas Rödl, Silke Berger, L. Michael Romero, Martin Wikelski: Tameness and stress physiology in a predator-naïve island species confronted with novel predation threat. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 274, 2007, p. 577 - 582 [anti-predator behaviour, corticosterone, endocrinology, HPA stress axis, island biogeography, Galapagos].

  • Silke Berger, Martin Wikelski, L. Michael Romero, Elisabeth K. V. Kalko, Thomas Rödl: Behavioral and physiological adjustments to new predation threat in an endemic island species, the Galápagos marine iguana. In: Hormones and Behavior. 52, 2007, p. 653 - 663 [behavioral biology, ecological physiology, island biology, conservation biology ].

Schnier, Dr. Joachim

University of California, Davis, United States of America
Field of research: Genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Terrance Leighton University of California, Berkeley
  • R Maselli, H Dris, J Schnier, J Cockrell, R Wollmann: Congenital myasthenic syndrome caused by two non-N88K rapsyn mutations. . In: Clin Genet. . 72, 2007, p. 63 - 65 [myasthenia gravis, rapsyn, mutation].

Schnurbusch, Dr. habil. Thorsten

Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK), Germany
Field of research: Molecular genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Langridge University of Adelaide
  • Tim Sutton, Ute Baumann, Julie Hayes, Nicolas C. Collins, Bu-Jun Shi, Thorsten Schnurbusch, Alison Hay, Gwen Mayo, Margret Pallotta, Mark Tester, Peter Langridge : Boron-toxicity tolerance in barley arising from efflux transporter amplification. In: Science. 318, 2007, p. 1446 - 1449.

  • Livia Tommasini, Thorsten Schnurbusch, Fabio Mascher, Dario Fossati, Beat Keller : Association mapping and validation of Stagonospora nodorum blotch resistance in modern European winter wheat. In: Theor Appl Genetics. 115, 2007, p. 697 - 708.

  • Thorsten Schnurbusch, Nicolas C. Collins, Russell F. Eastwood, Tim Sutton, Stephen P. Jefferies, Peter Langridge : Fine mapping and targeted SNP survey using rice-wheat gene colinearity in the region of the Bo1 boron toxicity tolerance locus of bread wheat. In: Theor Appl Genetics. 115, 2007, p. 451 - 461.

  • Kuldeep Singh, M. Ghai, M. Garg, P. Chhuneja, Thorsten Schnurbusch, Beat Keller, H.S. Dhaliwal: An integrated molecular linkage map of diploid wheat based on a Triticum boeoticum × T. monococcum RIL population. In: Theor Appl Genetics. 115, 2007, p. 301 - 312.

Schöning, Dr. Caspar

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jacobus J. Boomsma University of Copenhagen
  • Caspar Schöning, Darren Ellis, Andrew Fowler, Volker Sommer: Army ant availability and consumption by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes vellerosus) at Gashaka / Nigeria. In: Journal of Zoology. 271, 2007, p. 125 - 133 [chimpanzee, Formicidae, Dorylinae, insectivory, myrmecophagy, food preference].

  • Daniel Kronauer, Caspar Schöning, Lars Vilhelmsen, Jacobus Boomsma: A molecular phylogeny of Dorylus army ants provides evidence for multiple evolutionary transitions in foraging niche. In: BMC Evolutionary Biology . 7, 2007, p. 56 [phylogeny, Dorylinae, sequence data, COI, COII, wingless, male-worker association, worker morphology].

  • Caspar Schöning, Mark Moffett: Driver ants invading a termite nest - why do the most catholic predators of all seldom take this abundant prey?. In: Biotropica. 39, 2007, p. 663 - 667 [army ants, Dorylus (Anomma) rubellus, fungus-growing termites, Lanchester battles, Macrotermes subhyalinus].

Schupp, Prof. Dr. Peter

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Steinberg University of New South Wales
  • Carsten Thoms and Peter J Schupp: Chemical defense strategies in sponges: a review. In: Porifera research: biodiversity, innovation and sustainability. (Ed. Custódio MR, Lôbo-Hajdu G, Hajdu E, Muricy G ) Rio de Janeiro: Museu Nacional, 2007, p. 627 - 637 [sponges porifera chemical defense].

  • Sofia Ortlepp, Martin Sjogren, Mia Dahlstrom, Horst Weber, Rainer Ebel, RuAngelie Edrada, Carsten Thoms, Peter Schupp, Lars Bohlin, Peter Proksch: Antifouling Activity of Bromotyrosine-Derived Sponge Metabolites and Synthetic Analogues. In: Marine Biotechnology. 9, 2007, p. 776 - 785 [antifouling Balanus improvisus bastadins bastadin analogues bromotyrosine derivatives natural products].

Sohlenkamp, Dr.-Ing. Christian

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Otto Geiger Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Sohlenkamp, C., Galindo-Lagunas, K. A., Guan, Z., Vinuesa, P., Robinson, S., Thomas-Oates, J., Raetz, C. R. H., and O. Geiger. : The lipid lysyl- phosphatidylglycerol in is present in membranes of Rhizobium tropici CIAT899 and confers increased resistance to polymyxin B under acidic growth conditions. . In: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 20, 2007, p. 1421 - 1430.

  • Medeot, D. B., C. Sohlenkamp, O. Geiger, M. B. García, and I. M. López-Lara. : Phosphatidylcholine function in rhizobial strains nodulating peanut: genes and enzymatic activities. . In: Biocell. 31, 2007, p. 134.

Wiermer, Dr. Marcel

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Field of research: Pure research in plant biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Brian Edward Ellis University of British Columbia
  • Marcel Wiermer, Kristoffer Palma, Yuelin Zhang and Xin Li: Should I stay or should I go? Nucleocytoplasmic trafficking in plant innate immunity. In: Cellular Microbiology. 9, 2007, p. 1880 - 1890 [Nucleocytoplasmic trafficking, Plant innate immunity].

Wolschin, Dr. Florian Christoph

Arizona State University, United States of America
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Dr. Gro V. Amdam Arizona State University
  • Florian Wolschin, Gro V. Amdam: Comparative proteomics reveal characteristics of life-history transitions in a social insect. In: Proteome Science. 5, 2007, [Proteomics, Apis mellifera, LC-MS/MS, life-history].

  • Florian Wolschin, Gro V Amdam: Plasticity and robustness of protein patterns during reversible development in the honey bee (Apis mellifera). In: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 389, 2007, p. 1095 - 1100 [Plasticity, aging, apis mellifera, proteomics, LC-MS/MS].

  • J.H. Hunt, B.J. Kensinger, J.A. Kossuth, M.T. Henshaw, K. Norberg, F. Wolschin, G.V. Amdam : A diapause pathway underlies the gyne phenotype in Polistes wasps, revealing an evolutionary route to caste-containing insect societies. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104, 2007, p. 14020 - 14025 [Evolution Reproduction Social Behavior Species Specificity Wasps Polistes].