Christine Skerka

Alumni

Publications

Chen Q, Wiesener M, Eberhardt HU, Hartmann A, Uzonyi B, Kirschfink M, Amann K, Buettner M, Goodship T, Hugo C, Skerka C, Zipfel PF (2014) Complement factor H-related hybrid protein deregulates complement in dense deposit disease. J Clin Invest 124(1), 145-155.
Hammerschmidt C, Koenigs A, Siegel C, Hallström T, Skerka C, Wallich R, Zipfel PF, Kraiczy P (2014) Versatile roles of CspA orthologs in complement inactivation of serum-resistant Lyme disease spirochetes. Infect Immun 82(1), 380-392.
Kraibooj K*, Park HR*, Dahse HM, Skerka C, Voigt K⁺, Figge MT⁺ (2014) Virulent strain of Lichtheimia corymbifera shows increased phagocytosis by macrophages as revealed by automated microscopy image analysis. Mycoses 57(Suppl. 3), 56-66, */⁺authors contributed equally.
Lopez CM, Wallich R, Riesbeck K, Skerka C, Zipfel PF (2014) Candida albicans uses the surface protein Gpm1 to attach to human endothelial cells and to keratinocytes via the adhesive protein vitronectin. PLOS One 9(3), e90796.
Mehta G, Ferreira VP, Skerka C, Zipfel PF, Banda NK (2014) New insights into disease-specific absence of complement factor H related protein C in mouse models of spontaneous autoimmune diseases. Mol Immunol 62(1), 235-248.
Mohan S, Hertweck C, Dudda A, Hammerschmidt S, Skerka C, Hallström T, Zipfel PF (2014) Tuf of Streptococcus pneumoniae is a surface displayed human complement regulator binding protein. Mol Immunol 62(1), 249-264.
Pauly D, Nagel BM, Reinders J, Killian T, Wulf M, Ackermann S, Ehrenstein B, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Weber BH (2014) A novel antibody against human properdin inhibits the alternative complement system and specifically detects properdin from blood samples. PLOS One 9(5), e96371.
Poolpol K, Orth-Höller D, Speth C, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, de Córdoba SR, Brockmeyer J, Bielaszewska M, Würzner R (2014) Interaction of Shiga toxin 2 with complement regulators of the factor H protein family. Mol Immunol 58(1), 77-84.
Watson R, Lindner S, Bordereau P, Hunze EM, Tak F, Ngo S, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Dragon-Durey MA, Marchbank KJ (2014) Standardisation of the factor H autoantibody assay. Immunobiology 219(1), 9-16.
Weinberger AW, Eddahabi C, Carstesen D, Zipfel PF, Walter P, Skerka C (2014) Human complement factor H and factor H-like protein 1 are expressed in human retinal pigment epithelial cells. Ophthalmic Res 51(2), 59-66.