Christine Skerka

Alumni

Publications

Zhao F, Afonso S, Lindner S, Hartmann A, Löschmann I, Nilsson B, Ekdahl KN, Weber LT, Habbig S, Schalk G, Kirschfink M, Zipfel PF, Skerka C (2019) C3-glomerulopathy autoantibodies mediate distinct effects on complement C3- and C5-convertases. Front Immunol 10, 1030.
Zipfel PF, Wiech T, Rudnick R, Afonso S, Person F, Skerka C (2019) Complement inhibitors in clinical trials for glomerular diseases. Front Immunol 10, 2166. (Review)
Dasari P, Shopova IA, Stroe M, Wartenberg D, Dahse HM, Beyersdorf N, Hortschansky P, Dietrich S, Cseresnyés Z, Figge MT, Westermann M, Skerka C, Brakhage AA, Zipfel PF (2018) Aspf2 from Aspergillus fumigatus recruits human immune regulators for immune evasion and cell damage. Front Immunol 9, 1635.
Hummert S, Glock C, Lang SN, Hummert C, Skerka C, Zipfel PF, Germerodt S, Schuster S (2018) Playing 'hide-and-seek' with factor H: game-theoretical analysis of a single nucleotide polymorphism. J R Soc Interface 15(142), 20170963.
Irmscher S, Döring N, Halder LD, Jo EAH, Kopka I, Dunker C, Jacobsen ID, Luo S, Slevogt H, Lorkowski S, Beyersdorf N, Zipfel PF, Skerka C (2018) Kallikrein cleaves C3 and activates complement. J Innate Immun 10(2), 94-105.
Luo S, Dasari P, Reiher N, Hartmann A, Jacksch S, Wende E, Barz D, Niemiec MJ, Jacobsen I, Beyersdorf N, Hünig T, Klos A, Skerka C, Zipfel PF (2018) The secreted Candida albicans protein Pra1 disrupts host defense by broadly targeting and blocking complement C3 and C3 activation fragments. Mol Immunol 93, 266-277.
Meinel C, Spartà G, Dahse HM, Hörhold F, König R, Westermann M, Cseresnyés Z, Coldewey SM, Figge MT, Hammerschmidt S, Skerka C, Zipfel PF (2018) Streptococcus pneumoniae from patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome binds human plasminogen via the surface protein PspC and uses plasmin to damage human endothelial cells. J Infect Dis 217(3), 358-370.
Michelfelder S, Fischer F, Wäldin A, Hörle K, Pohl M, Parsons J, Reski R, Decker EL, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Häffner K (2018) The MFHR1 fusion protein is a novel synthetic multitarget complement inhibitor with therapeutic potential. J Am Soc Nephrol 29(4), 1141-1153.
Pujol-Lereis LM, Liebisch G, Schick T, Lin Y, Grassmann F, Uchida K, Zipfel PF, Fauser S, Skerka C, Weber BHF (2018) Evaluation of serum sphingolipids and the influence of genetic risk factors in age-related macular degeneration. PLOS One 13(8), e0200739.
Reiss T, Rosa TFA, Blaesius K, Bobbert RP, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Pradel G (2018) FHR-1 binding impairs factor H-mediated complement evasion by the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. J Immunol 201(12), 3497-3502.