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Bibliographia Humboldtiana Index

Bibliographia Humboldtiana

II. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from Germany in 2008

Biosciences, life sciences

Aranda Orgilles, Dr. Beatriz

New York University, United States of America
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ralph Steinman Rockefeller University
  • Beatriz Aranda-Orgillés, Alexander Trockenbacher, Jennifer Winter, Johanna Aigner, Andrea Köhler, Ewa Jastrzebska, Joachim Stahl, Eva-Christina Müller, Albrecht Otto, Erich E. Wanker, Rainer Schneider and Susann Schweiger : The PP2Ac-specific ubiquitin ligase MID1/alpha4 assembles a ribonucleoprotein complex at the microtubules. In: Hum Genet. 2008 Mar;123(2):163-76 . 123(2), 2008, p. 163 - 176 [PP2A, ubquitin ligase, RNPs, microtubules].

  • Beatriz Aranda-Orgillés, Johanna Aigner, Melanie Kunath, Rudi Lurz, Rainer Schneider, Susann Schweiger: Active Transport of the Ubiquitin Ligase MID1 along the Microtubules Is Regulated by Protein Phosphatase 2A. In: PLoS ONE 7. 3 (10), 2008, p. e3507 [MID1 microtubules transport].

Arnold, Dr. Sebastian J.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Anant B. Parekh University of Oxford
  • Sebastian J. Arnold, Ulf K Hofmann, Elizabeth K Bikoff, Elizabeth J Robertson: Pivotal roles for eomesodermin during axis formation, epithelium-to-mesenchyme transition and endoderm specification in the mouse. In: Development. 135(3), 2008, p. 501 - 511 [Developmental Biology, Mouse, Gastrulation, Endoderm Specification, Eomesodermin].

  • Sebastian J. Arnold, Guo-Jen Huang, Amanda F.P. Cheung, Takumi Era, Shin-Ichi Nishikawa, Elizabeth K. Bikoff, Zoltán Molnár, Elizabeth J. Robertson, Matthias Groszer: The T-box transcription factor Eomes/Tbr2 regulates neurogenesis in the cortical subventricular zone. In: Genes and Development. 22(18), 2008, p. 2479 - 2484 [developmental biology, neurobiology, cortical brain development, neuronal progenitor cells].

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 , Jun Zhang, M. R. Gunner: Ligand preference and orientation in b- and c-type heme-binding proteins. In: Proteins. 73, 2008, p. 690 - 704 [heme ,pdb survey, ligand orientation , continuum electrostatics , molecular mechanics].

  • Anja Krieger-Liszkay , Christian Fufezan and Achim Trebst: Singlet oxygen production in photosystem II and related protection mechanism. In: Photosynthesis Research. 98, 2008, p. 551 - 564 [Photoinhibition - Photosystem II - QA midpoint potential - Singlet oxygen].

Hahn, Prof. Dr. Ingo J.

Hochschule München, Germany
Field of research: Biogeography
Host: Prof. Dr. George K. Psaras University of Patras
  • Ingo J. Hahn: Ich war Robinson. Aachen: Shaker Media, 2008, 137 pp.

  • Römer, U. & I. Hahn : Apistogramma barlowi spec. nov.: Description of a new facultative mouth-breeding cichlid species (Teleostei, Perciformes, Geophaginae) from Northern Peru. In: Vertebrate Zoology . 58, 2008, p. 49 - 66.

Krogmann, Dr. Lars

Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart - Zentrum für Biodiversitätsforschung, Germany
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Steven J.B. Cooper South Australian Museum
  • Lars Krogmann, Mick C. Day, Andy D. Austin: A new spider wasp from Western Australia, with a description of the first known male of the genus Eremocurgus Haupt (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). In: Records of the Western Australian Museum. 24, 2008, p. 437 - 441.

  • Lars Krogmann: Systematik und Biogeographie der australischen Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Apocrita). In: Beiträge der Hymenopterologen Tagung in Stuttgart 2008. (Ed. Hans R. Schwenninger, Lars Krogmann, Volker Mauss ) Stuttgart, 2008, p. 17 - 18.

  • Lars Krogmann, Mick C. Day, Andy D. Austin, Steven J.B. Cooper: Advances in Australian spider wasp systematics (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). In: Beiträge der Hymenopterologen Tagung in Stuttgart 2008. (Ed. Hans R. Schwenninger, Lars Krogmann, Volker Mauss) Stuttgart, 2008, p. 35 - 36.

  • John T. Jennings, Lars Krogmann: Order Hymenoptera, Family Gasteruptiidae. In: Arthropod Fauna of the United Arab Emirates Volume 2. (Ed. Antonius van Harten) Abu Dhabi, UAE: Dar Al Ummah, 2008, p. 267 - 269.

Krüger, Dr. Jens

Universität Paderborn, Germany
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang B. Fischer National Yang Ming University
  • Jens Krüger, Wolfgang Bernd Fischer: Viral membrane proteins: Flexibility and Assembly. In: From Computational Biophysics to Systems Biology (CBSB08), Proceedings, U. H. E. Hansmann, J. Meinke, S. Mohanty, O. Zimmermann (Hrsg.), ISBN 978-3-9810843-6-8 . 2008.

  • George Patargias, Hugo Martay, Jens Krüger, Chin-Pei Chen, Yi-Ting Wang, Ming-Da Lee, Cheng-Chang Chen, Guo-Sheng Hong, Wolfgang Bernd Fischer: Short Membrane Proteins from Viruses: channel-pore dualism?. In: From Computational Biophysics to Systems Biology (CBSB08), Proceedings, U. H. E. Hansmann, J. Meinke, S. Mohanty, O. Zimmermann (Hrsg.), ISBN 978-3-9810843-6-8 . 2008.

  • Jens Krüger, Wolfgang Bernd Fischer: Exploring the Conformational Space of Vpu from HIV-1: a versatile adaptable protein. In: Journal of Computational Chemistry. 28, 2008, p. 2416 - 2424.

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: Macroevolution via secondary endosymbiosis: a Neo-Goldschmidtian view of unicellular hopeful monsters and Darwin's primordial intermediate form. In: Theory Biosci. . 127, 2008, p. 277 - 289.

  • Ulrich Kutschera: The outer epidermal wall: Design and physiological role of a composite structure. In: Ann. Bot.. 101, 2008, p. 615 - 621.

  • Ulrich Kutschera: The pacemaker of plant growth. In: Trends Plant Sci. . 13, 2008, p. 105 - 107.

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, J Gadau: Cytonuclear genic incompatibilities cause increased mortality in male F2 hybrids of Nasonia giraulti and Nasonia vitripennis. In: Genetics. 178, 2008, p. 413 - 426 [evolutionary biology, speciation, genetics].

  • J Gadau, O Niehuis, A Peire, JH Werren, E Baudry, LW Beukeboom: The Jewel Wasp Nasonia. In: Genome Mapping and Genomics in Arthropods. (Ed. Wayne Hunter, Chittaranjan Kole) Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2008, p. 27 - 41 [evolutionary biology, genetics, genome mapping].

  • CK Ellison, O Niehuis, J Gadau: Hybrid breakdown and mitochondrial dysfunction in hybrids of Nasonia parasitoid wasps. In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 21, 2008, p. 1844 - 1851 [evolutionary biology, speciation, genetics].

Schnier, Dr. Joachim

University of California, Davis, United States of America
Field of research: Genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Terrance Leighton University of California, Berkeley
  • JB Schnier, K Nishi, WR Harley, FA Gorin: An acidic environment changes cyclin D1 localization and alters colony forming ability in gliomas. . In: J Neurooncol. . 89, 2008, p. 19 - 26 [glioblastoma, acidosis, cyclin D1, cell survival].

  • Joachim Schnier: Flash XML Applications. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, Focal Press, 2008, 322 pp. [Adobe Flash, Programming, XML, Database, Actionscript, Movie].

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 · Ute Hentschel · Susanne Schmitt · Peter J. Schupp: Rapid tissue reduction and recovery in the sponge Aplysinella sp. In: Marine Biology. 156, 2008, p. 141 - 153 [sponge tissue reduction sponge microbial community].

  • Carsten Matz, Jeremy S. Webb, Peter J. Schupp, Shui Yen Phang, Anahit Penesyan, Suhelen Egan, Peter Steinberg, Staffan Kjelleberg: Marine Biofilm Bacteria Evade Eukaryotic Predation by Targeted Chemical Defense. In: PLOS ONE. 3, 2008, p. e2744 [marine biofilm predation chemical ecology defense].

  • Carsten Thoms and Peter J Schupp: Activated chemical defenses in marine sponges: a case study on Aplysinella rhax. In: Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34, 2008, p. 1242 - 1252.

  • S Matthew, PJ Schupp, H Luesch: Apratoxin E, a novel cytotoxic peptolide from a Guamanian collection of the marine cyanobacterium Lyngbya bouillonii. In: Journal of Natural Products. 71, 2008, p. 1113 - 1116 [apratoxin cyanobacteria].

Schönberg, Dr. Christine

University of Western Australia, Australia
Field of research: Marine biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Shaun P. Collin University of Queensland
  • Christine Schönberg, Greg Shields: Micro-computed tomography for studies on Entobia: transparent substrate versus modern technology. In: Current Developments in Bioerosion. (Ed. Max Wisshak, Leif Tapanila) Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2008, p. 147 - 164 [Entobia, Chona celato, Cliona orientalis, bioerosion, traces, ichnology, micro-computed tomography].

  • Christine Schönberg: A history of sponge erosion: from past myths and hypotheses to recent approaches. In: Current Developments in Bioerosion. (Ed. Max Wisshak, Leif Tapanila) Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2008, p. 165 [Bioerosion, mechanism, history, mechanical, chemical, microsensors, Cliona celata].

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, Washington Njagi, Wanja Kinuthia: Prey spectra of two swarm-raiding army ant species in East Africa. In: Journal of Zoology. 274, 2008, p. 85 - 93 [Dorylus molestus, Dorylus wilverthi, earthworms, Kibale, montane forest, Mount Kenya, polyphagy, predation.].

  • Caspar Schöning, Tatyana Humle, Yasmin Möbius, W.C. McGrew: The nature of culture: Technological variation in chimpanzee predation on army ants revisited. In: Journal of Human Evolution. 55, 2008, p. 48 - 59 [Army ants, chimpanzee, culture, insectivory, predation, tool use.].

  • Caspar Schöning, William H. Gotwald Jr., Daniel J.C. Kronauer, Lars Vilhelmsen: Taxonomy of the African army ant Dorylus gribodoi Emery, 1892 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) - new insights from DNA sequence data and morphology. In: Zootaxa. 1749, 2008, p. 39 - 52 [Dorylinae, Formicidae, male-worker matching, West Africa.].

Sohlenkamp, Dr.-Ing. Christian

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Otto Geiger Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • *Hacker, S., *Sohlenkamp, C., Aktas, M., Geiger, O, and Narberhaus, F. : Multiple phospholipid N-methyltransferases with distinct substrate specificities are encoded in Bradyrhizobium japonicum. . In: Journal of Bacteriology. 190, 2008, p. 571 - 580.

  • Vences-Guzmán, M. A., O. Geiger, and C. Sohlenkamp: Sinorhizobium meliloti mutants deficient in phosphatidylserine decarboxylase accumulate phosphatidylserine and are strongly affected during symbiosis with alfalfa. . In: Journal of Bacteriology. 190, 2008, p. 6846 - 6856.

Trujillo Linke, Dr. Marco

Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie, Halle (IPB), Germany
Field of research: Plant biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Ken Shirasu RIKEN Plant Science Center
  • Marco Trujillo, Kazuya Ichimura, Catarina Casais and Ken Shirasu: Negative regulation of PAMP-triggered immunity by E3 ubitquitin ligase triplet in Arabidopsis. In: Current Biology . 18, 2008, p. 1396 - 1401.

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
  • Kristoffer Palma, Marcel Wiermer and Xin Li: Marshalling the troops: intracellular dynamics in plant pathogen defense. In: Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 34: Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease Resistance. . (Ed. Jane Parker) Wiley-Blackwell, 2008, p. 177 - 219 [nucleocytoplasmic transport, exocytosis, receptor endocytosis, cytoskeletal rearrangemants, vesicular trafficking, antimicrobial secretion].

Wolschin, Dr. Florian Christoph

Arizona State University, United States of America
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Dr. Gro V. Amdam Arizona State University
  • Daniel Muench, Gro V Amdam, Florian Wolschin: Ageing in a eusocial insect: molecular and physiological characteristics of life span plasticity in the honey bee. In: Functional Ecology. 22, 2008, p. 407 - 421 [Ageing, honey bee, plasticity, eusocial].