Publications

Geib E, Gressler M, Viediernikova I, Hillmann F, Jacobsen ID, Nietzsche S, Hertweck C, Brock M (2016) A non-canonical melanin biosynthesis pathway protects Aspergillus terreus conidia from environmental stress. Cell Chem Biol 23(5), 587-597. Details PubMed

Hillmann F, Bagramyan K, Straßburger M, Heinekamp T, Hong TB, Bzymek KP, Williams JC, Brakhage AA, Kalkum M (2016) The crystal structure of peroxiredoxin Asp f3 provides mechanistic insight into oxidative stress resistance and virulence of Aspergillus fumigatus. Sci Rep 6, 33396. Details PubMed Open Access

Spaller T, Kling E, Glöckner G, Hillmann F, Winckler T (2016) Convergent evolution of tRNA gene targeting preferences in compact genomes. Mob DNA 7, 17. Details PubMed Open Access

Vaknin Y, Hillmann F, Iannitti R, Ben Baruch N, Sandovsky-Losica H, Shadkchan Y, Romani L, Brakhage A, Kniemeyer O, Osherov N (2016) Identification and characterization of a novel Aspergillus fumigatus rhomboid family putative protease RbdA involved in hypoxia sensing and virulence. Infect Immun 84(6), 1866-1878. Details PubMed

Hillmann F, Novohradská S, Mattern DJ, Forberger T, Heinekamp T, Westermann M, Winckler T, Brakhage AA (2015) Virulence determinants of the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus protect against soil amoeba predation. Environ Microbiol 17(8), 2858-2869. Details PubMed

Hillmann F, Shekhova E, Kniemeyer O (2015) Insights into the cellular responses to hypoxia in filamentous fungi. Curr Genet 61(3), 441-455. Details PubMed

Hillmann F, Linde J, Beckmann N, Cyrulies M, Strassburger M, Heinekamp T, Haas H, Guthke R, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA (2014) The novel globin protein fungoglobin is involved in low oxygen adaptation of Aspergillus fumigatus. Mol Microbiol 93(3), 539-553. Details PubMed

Kroll K, Pähtz V, Hillmann F, Vaknin Y, Schmidt-Heck W, Roth M, Jacobsen ID, Osherov N, Brakhage AA, Kniemeyer O (2014) Identification of hypoxia-inducible target genes of Aspergillus fumigatus by transcriptome analysis reveals cellular respiration as important contributor to hypoxic survival. Eukaryot Cell 13(9), 1241-1253. Details PubMed

Shopova I, Bruns S, Thywissen A, Kniemeyer O, Brakhage AA, Hillmann F (2013) Extrinsic extracellular DNA leads to biofilm formation and colocalizes with matrix polysaccharides in the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. Front Microbiol 4, 141. Details PubMed