Publications

Flórez LV, Scherlach K, Miller IJ, Rodrigues A, Kwan JC, Hertweck C, Kaltenpoth M (2018) An antifungal polyketide associated with horizontally acquired genes supports symbiont-mediated defense in Lagria villosa beetles. Nat Commun 9(1), 2478.
Heine D, Holmes NA, Worsley SF, Santos ACA, Innocent TM, Scherlach K, Patrick EH, Yu DW, Murrell JC, Vieria PC, Boomsma JJ, Hertweck C, Hutchings MI, Wilkinson B (2018) Chemical warfare between leafcutter ant symbionts and a co-evolved pathogen. Nat Commun 9(1), 2208.
Mahler L, Wink K, Beulig RJ, Scherlach K, Tovar M, Zang E, Martin K, Hertweck C, Belder D, Roth M (2018) Publisher Correction: Detection of antibiotics synthetized in microfluidic picolitre-droplets by various actinobacteria. Sci Rep 8(1), 15859.
Niehs SP, Dose B, Scherlach K, Roth M, Hertweck C (2018) Genomics-driven discovery of a symbiont-specific cyclopeptide from bacteria residing in the rice seedling blight fungus. ChemBioChem 19(20), 2167-2172.
Niehs SP, Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2018) Genomics-driven discovery of a linear lipopeptide promoting host colonization by endofungal bacteria. Org Biomol Chem 16(37), 8345-8352.
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.
Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2018) Mediators of mutualistic microbe-microbe interactions. Nat Prod Rep 35(4), 303-308. (Review)
Thongkongkaew T, Ding W, Bratovanov E, Oueis E, Garcia-Altares M, Zaburannyi N, Harmrolfs K, Zhang Y, Scherlach K, Müller R, Hertweck C (2018) Two types of threonine-tagged lipopeptides synergize in host colonization by pathogenic Burkholderia species. ACS Chem Biol 13(5), 1370-1379.
Tsunematsu Y, Maeda N, Yokoyama M, Chankhamjon P, Watanabe K, Scherlach K, Hertweck C (2018) Enzymatic amide tailoring expedites unusual retro-aldol-type amino acid conversion to form antifungal cyclopeptide. Angew Chem Int Ed 57(43), 14051-14054.
Flórez LV, Scherlach K, Gaube P, Ross C, Sitte E, Hermes C, Rodrigues A, Hertweck C, Kaltenpoth M (2017) Antibiotic-producing symbionts dynamically transition between plant pathogenicity and insect-defensive mutualism. Nat Commun 8, 15172.