Publications

Dunbar KL, Dell M, Gude F, Hertweck C (2020) Reconstitution of polythioamide antibiotic backbone formation reveals unusual thiotemplated assembly strategy. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 117(16), 8850-8858.
Dunbar KL, Dell M, Molloy EM, Büttner H, Kumpfmüller J, Hertweck C (2020) An unexpected split-merge pathway to the symmetric nonribosomal peptide antibiotic closthioamide. Angew Chem Int Ed 60(8), 4104-4109.
Hermenau R, Kugel S, Komor AJ, Hertweck C (2020) Helper bacteria halt and disarm mushroom pathogens by linearizing structurally diverse cyclolipopeptides. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 117(38), 23802-23806.
Ishida K, Shabuer G, Schieferdecker S, Pidot SJ, Stinear TP, Knuepfer U, Cyrulies M, Hertweck C (2020) Oak-associated negativicute equipped with ancestral aromatic polyketide synthase produces antimycobacterial dendrubins. Chem Eur J 26(58), 13147-13151.
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.
Lenz C, Wick J, Braga D, Garcia-Altares M, Lackner G, Hertweck C, Gressler M, Hoffmeister D (2020) Injury-triggered blueing reactions of Psilocybe "magic" mushrooms. Angew Chem Int Ed 59(4), 1450-1454.
Neuwirth T, Letzel AC, Tank C, Ishida K, Cyrulies M, Schmölz L, Lorkowski S, Hertweck C (2020) Induced production, synthesis and immunomodulatory action of clostrisulfone, a diarylsulfone from Clostridium acetobutylicum. Chemistry 26(68), 15855-15858.
Niehs SP, Dose B, Richter S, Pidot SJ, Dahse HM, Stinear TP, Hertweck C (2020) Mining symbionts of spider-transmitted fungus illuminates uncharted biosynthetic pathways to cytotoxic benzolactones. Angew Chem Int Ed 59(20), 7766-7771.
Niehs SP, Kumpfmüller J, Dose B, Little RF, Ishida K, Florez LV, Kaltenpoth M, Hertweck C (2020) Insect-associated bacteria assemble the antifungal butenolide gladiofungin by non-canonical polyketide chain termination. Angew Chem Int Ed 59(51), 23122-23126.
Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2020) Chemical mediators at the bacterial-fungal interface. Annu Rev Microbiol 74, 267-290. (Review)