Publications

Liu M, Ohashi M, Hung YS, Scherlach K, Watanabe K, Hertweck C, Tang Y (2021) AoiQ catalyzes geminal dichlorination of 1,3-diketone natural products. J Am Chem Soc 143(19), 7267-7271.
Mahler L, Niehs SP, Martin K, Weber T, Scherlach K, Hertweck C, Roth M, Rosenbaum MA (2021) Highly parallelized droplet cultivation and prioritization of antibiotic producers from natural microbial communities. eLife 10, e64774.
Rose MM, Scheer D, Hou Y, Hotter VS, Komor AJ, Aiyar P, Scherlach K, Vergara F, Yan Q, Loper JE, Jakob T, van Dam NM, Hertweck C, Mittag M, Sasso S (2021) The bacterium Pseudomonas protegens antagonizes the microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii using a blend of toxins. Environ Microbiol 23(9), 5525-5540.
Scharf DH, Chankhamjon P, Scherlach K, Dworschak J, Heinekamp T, Roth M, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2021) N-heterocyclization in gliotoxin biosynthesis is catalyzed by a distinct cytochrome P450 monooxygenase. Chembiochem 22(2), 336-339.
Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2021) Mining and unearthing hidden biosynthetic potential. Nat Commun 12(1), 3864. (Review)
Scherlach K, Kuttenlochner W, Scharf DH, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C, Groll M, Huber EM (2021) Structural and mechanistic insights into C-S bond formation in gliotoxin. Angew Chem Int Ed 60(25), 14188-14194.
Dose B, Ross C, Niehs SP, Scherlach K, Bauer JP, Hertweck C (2020) Food-poisoning bacteria employ a citrate synthase and a type II NRPS to synthesize bolaamphiphilic lipopeptide antibiotics. Angew Chem Int Ed 59(48), 21535-21540.
Krespach MKC, García-Altares M, Flak M, Schoeler H, Scherlach K, Netzker T, Schmalzl A, Mattern DJ, Schroeckh V, Komor AJ, Mittag M, Hertweck C, Brakhage AA (2020) Lichen-like association of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and Aspergillus nidulans protects algal cells from bacteria. ISME J 14(11), 2794-2805.
Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2020) Chemical mediators at the bacterial-fungal interface. Annu Rev Microbiol 74, 267-290. (Review)
Stroe MC, Netzker T, Scherlach K, Krüger T, Hertweck C, Valiante V, Brakhage AA (2020) Targeted induction of a silent fungal gene cluster encoding the bacteria-specific germination inhibitor fumigermin. eLife 9, e52541.