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Radosa S, Ferling I, Sprague JL, Westermann M, Hillmann F (2019) The different morphologies of yeast and filamentous fungi trigger distinct killing and feeding mechanisms in a fungivorous amoeba. Environ Microbiol 21(5), 1809-1820.
Hillmann F, Forbes G, Novohradská S, Ferling I, Riege K, Groth M, Marz M, Spaller T, Winckler T, Schaap P, Gloeckner G (2018) Multiple roots of fruiting body formation in Amoebozoa. Genome Biol Evol 10(2), 591-606.
Noßmann M, Pieper J, Hillmann F, Brakhage AA, Munder T (2018) Generation of an arginine-tRNA-adapted Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain for effective heterologous protein expression. Curr Genet 64(3), 589-598.
Novohradska S, Ferling I, Hillmann F (2017) Exploring virulence determinants of filamentous fungal pathogens through interactions with soil amoebae. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 7, 497. (Review)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hillmann F, Shekhova E, Kniemeyer O (2015) Insights into the cellular responses to hypoxia in filamentous fungi. Curr Genet 61(3), 441-455.