Publications

Kusebauch B, Busch B, Scherlach K, Roth M, Hertweck C (2009) Polyketide-chain branching by an enzymatic Michael addition. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 48(27), 5001-5004.
Lackner G, Möbius N, Scherlach K, Partida-Martinez LP, Winkler R, Schmitt I, Hertweck C (2009) Global distribution and evolution of a toxinogenic Burkholderia-Rhizopus symbiosis. Appl Environ Microbiol 75(9), 2982-2986.
Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2009) Triggering cryptic natural product biosynthesis in microorganisms. Org Biomol Chem 7(9), 1753-1760.
Schroeckh V, Scherlach K, Nützmann HW, Shelest E, Schmidt-Heck W, Schuemann J, Martin K, Hertweck C, Brakhage AA (2009) Intimate bacterial-fungal interaction triggers biosynthesis of archetypal polyketides in Aspergillus nidulans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(34), 14558-14563.
Brakhage AA, Schuemann J, Bergmann S, Scherlach K, Schroeckh V, Hertweck C (2008) Activation of fungal silent gene clusters: a new avenue to drug discovery. Prog Drug Res 66, 1, 3-1,12.
Bergmann S, Schümann J, Scherlach K, Lange C, Brakhage AA, Hertweck C (2007) Genomics-driven discovery of PKS-NRPS hybrid metabolites from Aspergillus nidulans. Nat Chem Biol 3(4), 213-217.
Brendel N, Partida-Martinez LP, Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2007) A cryptic PKS-NRPS gene locus in the plant commensal Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5 codes for the biosynthesis of an antimitotic rhizoxin complex. Org Biomol Chem 5(14), 2211-2213.
Ishida K, Maksimenka K, Fritzsche K, Scherlach K, Bringmann G, Hertweck C (2006) The boat-shaped polyketide resistoflavin results from re-facial central hydroxylation of the discoid metabolite resistomycin. J Am Chem Soc 128(45), 14619-14624.
Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2006) Discovery of aspoquinolones A-D, prenylated quinoline-2-one alkaloids from Aspergillus nidulans, motivated by genome mining. Org Biomol Chem 4(18), 3517-3520.
Scherlach K, Partida-Martinez LP, Dahse HM, Hertweck C (2006) Antimitotic rhizoxin derivatives from a cultured bacterial endosymbiont of the rice pathogenic fungus Rhizopus microsporus. J Am Chem Soc 128(35), 11529-11536.