Thorsten Heinekamp

Dr. Thorsten Heinekamp

Molekulare und Angewandte Mikrobiologie

Telefon: +49 3641 532-1095 Telefax: +49 3641 532-0802 E-Mail: thorsten.heinekamp@leibniz-hki.de

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König S, Pace S, Pein H, Heinekamp T, Kramer J, Romp E, Straßburger M, Troisi F, Proschak A, Dworschak J, Scherlach K, Rossi A, Sautebin L, Haeggström JZ, Hertweck C, Brakhage AA, Gerstmeier J, Proschak E, Werz O (2019) Gliotoxin from Aspergillus fumigatus Abrogates Leukotriene B4 Formation through Inhibition of Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase. Cell Chem Biol 26(4), 524-534. Details PubMed

Manfiolli AO, Siqueira FS, Dos Reis TF, Van Dijck P, Schrevens S, Hoefgen S, Föge M, Straßburger M, de Assis LJ, Heinekamp T, Rocha MC, Janevska S, Brakhage AA, Malavazi I, Goldman GH, Valiante V (2019) Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Cross-Talk Interaction Modulates the Production of Melanins in Aspergillus fumigatus. MBio 10(2), pii: e00215-19. Details PubMed Open Access

Schmidt F, Thywißen A, Röcker M, Cunha C, Cseresnyés Z, Schmidt H, Galiani S, Gräler MH, Chamilos G, Lacerda JF, Campos Jr A, Eggeling C, Figge MT, Heinekamp T, Filler SG, Carvalho A, Brakhage AA (2019) Flotillin-dependent lipid-raft microdomains are required for functional phagolysosomes against fungal infections. Preprint published on bioRxiv. Details Open Access PDF

Zhao C, Fraczek M, Dineen L, Lebedinec R, Macheleidt J, Heinekamp T, Delneri D, Bowyer P, Brakhage AA, Bromley M (2019) High throughput gene replacement in Aspergillus fumigatus. Current Protocols in Microbiology 54(1), e88. Details PubMed

Zukovskaja O, Ryabchykov O, Bocklitz T, Straßburger M, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA, Hennings C, Hübner C, Wegmann M, Cialla-May D, Weber K, Popp J (2019) Towards Raman spectroscopy of urine as a screening tool. J Biophotonics [Accepted] Details

Bakti F, Sasse C, Heinekamp T, Pócsi I, Braus GH (2018) Heavy Metal-Induced Expression of PcaA Provides Cadmium Tolerance to Aspergillus fumigatus and Supports Its Virulence in the Galleria mellonella Model. Front Microbiol 9, 744. Details PubMed

Long N, Orasch T, Zhang S, Gao L, Xu X, Hortschansky P, Ye J, Zhang F, Xu K, Gsaller F, Straßburger M, Binder U, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA, Haas H, Lu L (2018) The Zn2Cys6-type transcription factor LeuB cross-links regulation of leucine biosynthesis and iron acquisition in Aspergillus fumigatus. PLoS Genet 14(10), e1007762. Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Dworschak JD, Chankhamjon P, Scherlach K, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2018) Reconstitution of Enzymatic Carbon-Sulfur Bond Formation Reveals Detoxification-Like Strategy in Fungal Toxin Biosynthesis. ACS Chem Biol 13(9), 2508-2512. Details PubMed

Schmidt H, Vlaic S, Krüger T, Schmidt F, Balkenhohl J, Dandekar T, Guthke R, Kniemeyer O, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2018) Proteomics of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia-containing phagolysosomes identifies processes governing immune evasion. Mol Cell Proteomics 17(6), 1084-1096. Details PubMed

Voltersen V, Blango M, Herrmann S, Schmidt F, Heinekamp T, Strassburger M, Krüger T, Bacher P, Lother J, Weiss E, Hünniger K, Liu H, Hortschansky P, Scheffold A, Loeffler J, Krappmann S, Nietzsche S, Kurzai O, Einsele H, Kniemeyer O, Filler S, Reichard U, Brakhage AA (2018) Proteome analysis reveals the conidial surface protein CcpA essential for virulence of the pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. MBio 9(5), e01557-18. Details PubMed

Johns A†, Scharf DH†, Gsaller F, Schmidt H, Heinekamp T, Straßburger M, Oliver JD, Birch M, Beckmann N, Dobb KS, Gilsenan J, Rash B, Bignell E, Brakhage AA*, Bromley MJ* †shared first authors, *corresponding authors (2017) A Nonredundant Phosphopantetheinyl Transferase, PptA, Is a Novel Antifungal Target That Directs Secondary Metabolite, Siderophore, and Lysine Biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus and Is Critical for Pathogenicity. MBio 8(4), e01504-e01516. Details PubMed

Hillmann F, Bagramyan K, Straßburger M, Heinekamp T, Hong TB, Bzymek KP, Williams JC, Brakhage AA, Kalkum M (2016) The crystal structure of peroxiredoxin Asp f3 provides mechanistic insight into oxidative stress resistance and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. Sci Rep 6, 33396. Details PubMed Open Access

Joehnk B, Bayram O, Valerius O, Heinekamp T, Jacobsen ID, Mattern D, Brakhage AA, Braus G (2016) SCF Ubiquitin Ligase F-box Protein Fbx15 Controls Nuclear Co-repressor Localization, Stress Response and Virulence of the Human Pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus PLOS Pathog 12(9), e1005899. Details Open Access PDF

Kalb D, Heinekamp T, Schieferdecker S, Nett M, Brakhage AA, Hoffmeister D (2016) An Iterative O-Methyltransferase Catalyzes 1,11-Dimethylation of Aspergillus fumigatus Fumaric Acid Amides. ChemBioChem 17, 1813-1817. Details PubMed

Kroll K, Shekhova E, Mattern DJ, Thywissen A, Jacobsen ID, Strassburger M, Heinekamp T, Shelest E, Brakhage AA, Kniemeyer O (2016) The hypoxia-induced dehydrogenase HorA is required for coenzyme Q10 biosynthesis, azole sensitivity and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus Mol Microbiol 101(1), 92-108. Details PubMed

Valiante V, Baldin C, Hortschansky P, Jain R, Thywißen A, Straßburger M, Shelest E, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2016) The Aspergillus fumigatus conidial melanin production is regulated by the bifunctional bHLH DevR and MADS-box RlmA transcription factors. Mol Microbiol 102(2), 321-335. Details PubMed

Heinekamp T, Schmidt H, Lapp K, Pähtz V, Shopova I, Köster-Eiserfunke N, Krüger T, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA (2015) Interference of Aspergillus fumigatus with the immune response. Semin Immunopathol 37(2), 141-152. (Review) Details PubMed

Hillmann F, Novohradská S, Mattern DJ, Forberger T, Heinekamp T, Westermann M, Winckler T, Brakhage AA (2015) Virulence determinants of the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus protect against soil amoeba predation. Environ Microbiol 17(8), 2858-2869. Details PubMed

Kalb D, Heinekamp T, Lackner G, Scharf DH, Dahse H-M, Brakhage AA, Hoffmeister D (2015) Genetic engineering activates biosynthesis of aromatic fumaric acid amides in the human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Environ Microbiol 81, 1594-1600. Details PubMed

Lin CJ, Sasse C, Gerke J, Valerius O, Irmer H, Frauendorf H, Heinekamp T, Straßburger M, Tran VT, Herzog B, Braus-Stromeyer SA, Braus GH (2015) Transcription Factor SomA Is Required for Adhesion, Development and Virulence of the Human Pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus PLOS Pathogens , Details PubMed

Macheleidt J, Scherlach K, Neuwirth T, Schmidt-Heck W, Straßburger M, Spraker J, Baccile JA, Schroeder FC, Keller NP, Hertweck C, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2015) Transcriptome analysis of cAMP-dependent protein kinase A regulated genes reveals the production of the novel natural compound fumipyrrole by Aspergillus fumigatus Mol Microbiol 96(1), 148-162. Details PubMed

Rambach G, Blum G, Latgé JP, Fontaine T, Heinekamp T, Hagleitner M, Jeckström H, Weigel G, Würtinger P, Pfaller K, Krappmann S, Löffler J, Lass-Flörl C, Speth C (2015) Identification of Aspergillus fumigatus surface components that mediate interaction of conidia and hyphae with human platelets. J Infect Dis 212(7), 1140-1149. Details PubMed

Wlaź P, Knaga S, Kasperek K, Wlaź A, Poleszak E, Jeżewska-Witkowska G, Winiarczyk S, Wyska E, Heinekamp T, Rundfeldt C (2015) Activity and Safety of Inhaled Itraconazole Nanosuspension in a Model Pulmonary Aspergillus fumigatus Infection in Inoculated Young Quails. Mycopathologia 180(1-2), 35-42. Details PubMed

Habel A, Scharf DH, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2014) Opposed Effects of Enzymatic Gliotoxin N-and S-Methylations J.Am.Chem.Soc. (136), 11674-11679. Details

Heinekamp T, Valiante V, Koester-Eiserfunke N, Brakhage AA (2014) Functional genomics to characterize opportunistic pathogens. In: Nowrousian M (ed.) The Mycota 13, pp. 321-347. Springer. ISBN: 9783642452178. Details

Hillmann F, Linde J, Beckmann N, Cyrulies M, Strassburger M, Heinekamp T, Haas H, Guthke R, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA (2014) The novel globin protein fungoglobin is involved in low oxygen adaptation of Aspergillus fumigatus. Mol Microbiol 93(3), 539-553. Details PubMed

Lapp K, Vödisch M, Kroll K, Strassburger M, Kniemeyer O, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2014) Characterisation of the Aspergillus fumigatus detoxification systems for reactive nitrogen intermediates and impact on virulence. Frontiers in Microbiology 5, 469. Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Groll M, Habel A, Heinekamp T, Hertweck C, Brakhage AA, Huber EM (2014) Flavoenzyme-catalyzed formation of disulfide bonds in natural products. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 53(8), 2221-2224. Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Habel A, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2014) Opposed effects of enzymatic gliotoxin N- and S-methylations. J Am Chem Soc 136(33), 11674-11679. Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2014) Human and plant fungal pathogens: the role of secondary metabolites. PLOS Pathog 10(1), e1003859. (Review) Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Chankhamjon P, Scherlach K, Heinekamp T, Willing K, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2013) Epidithiodiketopiperazine biosynthesis: a four-enzyme cascade converts glutathione conjugates into transannular disulfide bridges. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 52(42), 11092-11095. Details PubMed

Heinekamp T, Thywißen A, Macheleidt J, Keller S, Valiante V, Brakhage AA (2012) Aspergillus fumigatus melanins: interference with the host endocytosis pathway and impact on virulence. Front Microbiol 3, 440. Details PubMed

Horn F, Heinekamp T, Kniemeyer O, Pollmächer J, Valiante V, Brakhage AA (2012) Systems biology of fungal infection. Front Microbiol 3, 108. Details PubMed Open Access

Scharf DH, Chankhamjon P, Scherlach K, Heinekamp T, Roth M, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2012) Epidithiol formation by an unprecedented twin carbon-sulfur lyase in the gliotoxin pathway. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 51(40), 10064-10068. Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Heinekamp T, Remme N, Hortschansky P, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2012) Biosynthesis and function of gliotoxin in Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 93(2), 467-472. Details PubMed

Jain R, Valiante V, Remme N, Docimo T, Heinekamp T, Hertweck C, Gershenzon J, Haas H, Brakhage AA (2011) The MAP kinase MpkA controls cell wall integrity, oxidative stress response, gliotoxin production and iron adaptation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Mol Microbiol 82(1), 39-53. Details PubMed

Keller S, Macheleidt J, Scherlach K, Schmaler-Ripcke J, Jacobsen ID, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2011) Pyomelanin formation in Aspergillus fumigatus requires HmgX and the transcriptional activator HmgR but is dispensable for virulence. PLOS One 6(10), e26604. Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Remme N, Habel A, Chankhamjon P, Scherlach K, Heinekamp T, Hortschansky P, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2011) A dedicated glutathione S-transferase mediates carbon-sulfur bond formation in gliotoxin biosynthesis. J Am Chem Soc 133(32), 12322-12325. Details PubMed

Thywißen A, Heinekamp T, Dahse HM, Schmaler-Ripcke J, Nietzsche S, Zipfel PF, Brakhage AA (2011) Conidial dihydroxynaphthalene melanin of the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus interferes with the host endocytosis pathway. Front Microbiol / Fungi and their interactions 2, 96. Details PubMed

Wartenberg D, Lapp K, Jacobsen ID, Dahse HM, Kniemeyer O, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2011) Secretome analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus reveals Asp-hemolysin as a major secreted protein. Int J Med Microbiol 301(7), 602-611. Details PubMed

Bruns S, Kniemeyer O, Hasenberg M, Aimanianda V, Nietzsche S, Thywissen A, Jeron A, Latgé JP, Brakhage AA, Gunzer M (2010) Production of extracellular traps against Aspergillus fumigatus in vitro and in infected lung tissue is dependent on invading neutrophils and influenced by hydrophobin RodA. PLOS Pathog 6(4), e1000873. Details PubMed

Gehrke A, Heinekamp T, Jacobsen ID, Brakhage AA (2010) Heptahelical receptors GprC and GprD of Aspergillus fumigatus are essential regulators of colony growth, hyphal morphogenesis, and virulence. Appl Environ Microbiol 76(12), 3989-3998. Details PubMed

Scharf DH, Remme N, Heinekamp T, Hortschansky P, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2010) Transannular disulfide formation in gliotoxin biosynthesis and its role in self-resistance of the human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. J Am Chem Soc 132(29), 10136-10141. Details PubMed

Schrettl M, Beckmann N, Varga J, Heinekamp T, Jacobsen ID, Jöchl C, Moussa TA, Wang S, Gsaller F, Blatzer M, Werner ER, Niermann WC, Brakhage AA, Haas H (2010) HapX-mediated adaption to iron starvation is crucial for virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. PLOS Pathog 6(9), e1001124-e1001124. Details PubMed

Schmaler-Ripcke J, Sugareva V, Gebhardt P, Winkler R, Kniemeyer O, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2009) Production of pyomelanin, a second type of melanin, via the tyrosine degradation pathway in Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Environ Microbiol 75(2), 493-503. Details PubMed

Valiante V, Jain R, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2009) The MpkA MAP kinase module regulates cell wall integrity signaling and pyomelanin formation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Fungal Genet Biol 46(12), 909-918. Details PubMed

Grosse C, Heinekamp T, Kniemeyer O, Gehrke A, Brakhage AA (2008) Protein kinase A regulates growth, sporulation, and pigment formation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Environ Microbiol 74(15), 4923-4933. Details PubMed

Mota Júnior AO, Malavazi I, Soriani FM, Heinekamp T, Jacobsen I, Brakhage AA, Savoldi M, Goldman MH, da Silva Ferreira ME, Goldman GH (2008) Molecular characterization of the Aspergillus fumigatus NCS-1 homologue, NcsA. Mol Genet Genomics 280(6), 483-495. Details PubMed

Schrettl M, Kim HS, Eisendle M, Kragl C, Nierman WC, Heinekamp T, Werner ER, Jacobsen I, Illmer P, Yi H, Brakhage AA, Haas H (2008) SreA-mediated iron regulation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Mol Microbiol 70(1), 27-43. Details PubMed

Valiante V, Heinekamp T, Jain R, Härtl A, Brakhage AA (2008) The mitogen-activated protein kinase MpkA of Aspergillus fumigatus regulates cell wall signaling and oxidative stress response. Fungal Genet Biol 45(5), 618-627. Details PubMed

da Silva Ferreira ME, Heinekamp T, Härtl A, Brakhage AA, Semighini CP, Harris SD, Savoldi M, de Gouvêa PF, de Souza Goldman MH, Goldman GH (2007) Functional characterization of the Aspergillus fumigatus calcineurin. Fungal Genet Biol 44(3), 219-230. Details PubMed

da Silva Ferreira ME, Kress MR, Savoldi M, Goldman MH, Härtl A, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA, Goldman GH (2006) The akuB(KU80) mutant deficient for nonhomologous end joining is a powerful tool for analyzing pathogenicity in Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryot Cell 5(1), 207-211. Details PubMed

Kupfahl C, Heinekamp T, Geginat G, Ruppert T, Härtl A, Hof H, Brakhage AA (2006) Deletion of the gliP gene of Aspergillus fumigatus results in loss of gliotoxin production but has no effect on virulence of the fungus in a low-dose mouse infection model. Mol Microbiol 62(1), 292-302. Details PubMed

Sugareva V, Härtl A, Brock M, Hübner K, Rohde M, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA (2006) Characterisation of the laccase-encoding gene abr2 of the dihydroxynaphthalene-like melanin gene cluster of Aspergillus fumigatus. Arch Microbiol 186(5), 345-355. Details PubMed