(2021) Peroxiredoxin Asp f3 is essential for Aspergillus fumigatus to overcome iron limitation during infection. mBio [Accepted]
(2021) N-heterocyclization in gliotoxin biosynthesis is catalyzed by a distinct cytochrome P450 monooxygenase. Chembiochem 22(2), 336-339.
(2021) Discovery of fungal surface NADases predominantly present in pathogenic species. Nat Commun 12(1), 1631.
(2021) CRISPR-Cas9-based discovery of the verrucosidin biosynthesis gene cluster in Penicillium polonicum. Front Microbiol 12, 660871.
(2021) Direct visualization of fungal burden in filamentous fungus-infected silkworms. J Fungi (Basel) 7(2), 136.
(2020) Caspofungin functionalized polymethacrylates with antifungal properties. Biomacromolecules 21(6), 2104-2115.
(2020) The pheromone module SteC-MkkB-MpkB-SteD-HamE regulates development, stress responses and secondary metabolism in Aspergillus fumigatus. Front Microbiol 11, 811.
(2020) Flotillin-dependent lipid-raft microdomains are required for functional phagolysosomes against fungal infections. Cell Rep 32(7), 108017.
(2020) Towards Raman spectroscopy of urine as screening tool. J Biophotonics 13(1), e201900143.
(2019) Gliotoxin from Aspergillus fumigatus abrogates leukotriene B4 formation through inhibition of leukotriene A4 hydrolase. Cell Chem Biol 26(4), 524-534.
(2019) Mitogen-activated protein kinase cross-talk interaction modulates the production of melanins in Aspergillus fumigatus. mBio 10(2), e00215-19.
(2019) High throughput gene replacement in Aspergillus fumigatus. Curr Protoc Microbiol 54(1), e88.
(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.
(2018) The Zn2Cys6-type transcription factor LeuB cross-links regulation of leucine biosynthesis and iron acquisition in Aspergillus fumigatus. PLOS Genet 14(10), e1007762.
(2018) Reconstitution of enzymatic carbon-sulfur bond formation reveals detoxification-like strategy in fungal toxin biosynthesis. ACS Chem Biol 13(9), 2508-2512.
(2018) Proteomics of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia-containing phagolysosomes identifies processes governing immune evasion. Mol Cell Proteomics 17(6), 1084-1096.
(2018) Proteome analysis reveals the conidial surface protein CcpA essential for virulence of the pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. mBio 9(5), e01557-18.
(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.
(2016) The crystal structure of peroxiredoxin Asp f3 provides mechanistic insight into oxidative stress resistance and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. Sci Rep 6, 33396.
(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.
(2016) An Iterative O-Methyltransferase Catalyzes 1,11-Dimethylation of Aspergillus fumigatus Fumaric Acid Amides. ChemBioChem 17, 1813-1817.
(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.
(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.
(2015) Interference of Aspergillus fumigatus with the immune response. Semin Immunopathol 37(2), 141-152. (Review)
(2015) Virulence determinants of the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus protect against soil amoeba predation. Environ Microbiol 17(8), 2858-2869.
(2015) Genetic engineering activates biosynthesis of aromatic fumaric acid amides in the human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Environ Microbiol 81, 1594-1600.
(2015) Transcription Factor SomA Is Required for Adhesion, Development and Virulence of the Human Pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus PLOS Pathogens 11(11), e1005205.
(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.
(2015) Identification of Aspergillus fumigatus surface components that mediate interaction of conidia and hyphae with human platelets. J Infect Dis 212(7), 1140-1149.
(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.
(2014) Functional genomics to characterize opportunistic pathogens. In: Nowrousian M (ed.) The Mycota 13, pp. 321-347. Springer. ISBN: 9783642452178.
(2014) The novel globin protein fungoglobin is involved in low oxygen adaptation of Aspergillus fumigatus. Mol Microbiol 93(3), 539-553.
(2014) Characterisation of the Aspergillus fumigatus detoxification systems for reactive nitrogen intermediates and impact on virulence. Frontiers in Microbiology 5, 469.
(2014) Flavoenzyme-catalyzed formation of disulfide bonds in natural products. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 53(8), 2221-2224.
(2014) Opposed effects of enzymatic gliotoxin N- and S-methylations. J Am Chem Soc 136(33), 11674-11679.
(2014) Human and plant fungal pathogens: the role of secondary metabolites. PLOS Pathog 10(1), e1003859. (Review)
(2013) Epidithiodiketopiperazine biosynthesis: a four-enzyme cascade converts glutathione conjugates into transannular disulfide bridges. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 52(42), 11092-11095.
(2012) Aspergillus fumigatus melanins: interference with the host endocytosis pathway and impact on virulence. Front Microbiol 3, 440.
(2012) Systems biology of fungal infection. Front Microbiol 3, 108.
(2012) Epidithiol formation by an unprecedented twin carbon-sulfur lyase in the gliotoxin pathway. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 51(40), 10064-10068.
(2012) Biosynthesis and function of gliotoxin in Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 93(2), 467-472.
(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.
(2011) Pyomelanin formation in Aspergillus fumigatus requires HmgX and the transcriptional activator HmgR but is dispensable for virulence. PLOS One 6(10), e26604.
(2011) A dedicated glutathione S-transferase mediates carbon-sulfur bond formation in gliotoxin biosynthesis. J Am Chem Soc 133(32), 12322-12325.
(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.
(2011) Secretome analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus reveals Asp-hemolysin as a major secreted protein. Int J Med Microbiol 301(7), 602-611.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(2010) HapX-mediated adaption to iron starvation is crucial for virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. PLOS Pathog 6(9), e1001124-e1001124.
(2009) Production of pyomelanin, a second type of melanin, via the tyrosine degradation pathway in Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Environ Microbiol 75(2), 493-503.
(2009) The MpkA MAP kinase module regulates cell wall integrity signaling and pyomelanin formation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Fungal Genet Biol 46(12), 909-918.
(2008) Protein kinase A regulates growth, sporulation, and pigment formation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Appl Environ Microbiol 74(15), 4923-4933.
(2008) Molecular characterization of the Aspergillus fumigatus NCS-1 homologue, NcsA. Mol Genet Genomics 280(6), 483-495.
(2008) SreA-mediated iron regulation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Mol Microbiol 70(1), 27-43.
(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.
(2007) Functional characterization of the Aspergillus fumigatus calcineurin. Fungal Genet Biol 44(3), 219-230.
(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.
(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.
(2006) Characterisation of the laccase-encoding gene abr2 of the dihydroxynaphthalene-like melanin gene cluster of Aspergillus fumigatus. Arch Microbiol 186(5), 345-355.