René Benndorf
Main Research Areas
  • Natural products from insect-associated microbes
  • identification and function analysis of insect gut microbes
Topics
Curriculum vitae

Professional Career

2011-2013 Master studies "Biology" - Universität Leipzig
2008-2011 Bachelor Studies "Biology" - Universität Leipzig
2007-2008 Studies of Biosciences - TU Kaiserslautern
2005-2007 Education: Biotechnological Assistent
Publications

Yoon SY, Lee SR, Hwang JY, Benndorf R, Beemelmanns C, Chung SJ, Kim KH (2019) Fridamycin A, a Microbial Natural Product, Stimulates Glucose Uptake without Inducing Adipogenesis. Nutrients 11(4), pii: E765. Details PubMed Open Access

Benndorf R, Guo H, Sommerwerk E, Weigel C, Garcia-Altares M, Martin K, Hu H, Kuefner M, de Beer ZW, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C (2018) Natural products from Actinobacteria associated with fungus-growing termites. Antibiotics 7(3), pii: E83. Details PubMed Open Access

Guo H, Benndorf R, König S, Leichnitz D, Weigel C, Peschel G, Berthel P, Kaiser M, Steinbeck C, Werz O, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C (2018) Expanding the Rubterolone Family: Intrinsic Reactivity and Directed Diversification of PKS‐derived Pyrans. Chem Eur J 24(44), 11319-11324. Details PubMed

Lee RS, Lee D, Yu JS, Benndorf R, Lee S, Lee DS, Huh J, de Beer ZW, Kim YH, Beemelmanns C, Kang KS, Kim KH (2018) Natalenamides A-C, Cyclic Tripeptides from the Termite-associated Actinomadura sp. RB99. Molecules 23(11), pii: E3003. Details PubMed Open Access

Benndorf R, Leichnitz D, Rischer M, Beemelmanns C (2017) Wie sich Bakterien schützen. Nachrichten aus der Chemie 65(1), 21-25. (Review) Details Open Access

Guo H, Benndorf R, Leichnitz D, Klassen JL, Vollmers J, Görls H, Steinacker M, Weigel C, Dahse HM, Kaster AK, de Beer ZW, Poulsen M, Beemelmanns C (2017) Isolation, biosynthesis and chemical modifications of rubterolones A–F, rare tropolone alkaloids from Actinomadura sp. 5-2. Chem Eur J 23(39), 9338-9345. Details PubMed

Kang HR, Lee D, Benndorf R, Jung WH, Beemelmanns C, Kang KS, Kim KH (2016) Termisoflavones A-C, Isoflavonoid Glycosides from Termite-Associated Streptomyces sp. RB1. J Nat Prod 79(12), 3072-3078. Details PubMed

Lünsmann V, Kappelmeyer U, Benndorf R, Martinez-Lavanchy PM, Taubert A, Adrian L, Duarte M, Pieper DH, Bergen Mv, Müller JA, Heipieper HJ, Jehmlich N (2015) In-situ Protein-SIP highlights Burkholderiaceae as key players degrading toluene by para ring hydroxylation in a constructed wetland model Environmental Microbiology [Epub ahead of print] Details PubMed