Christine Skerka

Alumni

Publications

Hammerschmidt H, Klevenhaus Y, Koenigs A, Hallström T, Fingerle V, Skerka C, Pos KM, Zipfel PF, Wallich R, Kraiczy P (2016) BGA66 and BGA71 facilitate complement resistance of Borrelia bavariensis by inhibiting assembly of the membrane attack complex. Mol Immunol 99, 407-424.
Rosa TF, Flammersfeld A, Ngwa CJ, Kiesow M, Fischer R, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Pradel G (2016) The Plasmodium falciparum blood stages acquire factor H family proteins to evade destruction by human complement. Cell Microbiol 18(4), 573-590.
Schäfer N, Grosche A, Reinders J, Hauck SM, Pouw RB, Kuijpers TW, Wouters D, Ehrenstein B, Enzmann V, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Pauly D (2016) Complement Regulator FHR-3 Is Elevated either Locally or Systemically in a Selection of Autoimmune Diseases. Front Immunol 7, 542.
Duehring S, Germerodt S, Skerka C, Zipfel PF, Dandekar T, Schuster S (2015) Host-pathogen interactions between the human innate immune system and Candida albicans - Understanding and modeling defense and evasion strategies Front Microbiol 6, 625.
Genewsky A, Jost I, Busch C, Huber C, Stindl J, Skerka C, Zipfel PF, Rohrer B, Strauß O (2015) Activation of endogenously expressed ion channels by active complement in the retinal pigment epithelium. Pflugers Arch 467(10), 2179-2191.
Hallström T, Uhde M, Singh B, Skerka C, Riesbeck K, Zipfel PF (2015) Pseudomonas aeruginosa Uses Dihydrolipoamide Dehydrogenase (Lpd) to Bind to the Human Terminal Pathway Regulators Vitronectin and Clusterin to Inhibit Terminal Pathway Complement Attack. PLOS One 10(9), e0137630.
Luo S, Hipler UC, Münzberg C, Skerka C, Zipfel PF (2015) Sequence variations and protein expression levels of the two immune evasion proteins Gpm1 and Pra1 influence virulence of clinical candida albicans isolates PLOS One 10(2), e0113192.
Nester CM, Barbour T, de Cordoba SR, Dragon-Durey MA, Fremeaux-Bacchi V, Goodship TH, Kavanagh D, Noris M, Pickering M, Sanchez-Corral P, Skerka C, Zipfel P, Smith RJ (2015) Atypical aHUS: State of the art. Mol Immunol 67(1), 31-42.
Zipfel PF, Skerka C (2015) Complement the alternative Pathway Encyclopedia of Life Sciences; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester [In press]
Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Chen Q, Wiech T, Goodship T, Johnson S, Fremeaux-Bacchi V, Nester C, Córdoba SR, Noris M, Pickering M, Smith R (2015) The role of complement in C3 glomerulopathy. Mol Immunol 67(1), 21-30.