Publications

Hoffmeister D, Wilkinson B, Foster G, Sidebottom PJ, Ichinose K, Bechthold A (2002) Engineered urdamycin glycosyltransferases are broadened and altered in substrate specificity. Chem Biol 9, 287-295.
Hoffmeister D, Ichinose K, Bechthold A (2001) Two sequence elements of glycosyltransferases involved in urdamycin biosynthesis are responsible for substrate specificity and enzymatic activity. Chem Biol 8, 557-567.
Weitnauer G, Mühlenweg A, Trefzer A, Hoffmeister D, Süssmuth RD, Jung G, Welzel K, Vente A, Girreser U, Bechthold A (2001) Biosynthesis of the orthosomycin antibiotic avilamycin A: deductions from the molecular analysis of the avi biosynthetic gene cluster of Streptomyces viridochromogenes Tü57 and production of new antibiotics. Chem Biol 8, 569-581.
Faust B, Hoffmeister D, Weitnauer G, Westrich L, Haag S, Schneider P, Decker H, Künzel E, Rohr J, Bechthold A (2000) Two new tailoring enzymes, a glycosyltransferase and an oxygenase, involved in biosynthesis of the angucycline antibiotic urdamycin A in Streptomyces fradiae Tü2717. Microbiology 146 ( Pt 1), 147-154.
Hoffmeister D, Ichinose K, Domann S, Faust B, Trefzer A, Dräger G, Kirschning A, Fischer C, Künzel E, Bearden D, Rohr J, Bechthold A (2000) The NDP-sugar co-substrate concentration and the enzyme expression level influence the substrate specificity of glycosyltransferases: cloning and characterization of deoxysugar biosynthetic genes of the urdamycin biosynthetic gene cluster. Chem Biol 7, 821-831.
Trefzer A, Hoffmeister D, Künzel E, Stockert S, Weitnauer G, Westrich L, Rix U, Fuchser J, Bindseil KU, Rohr J, Bechthold A (2000) Function of glycosyltransferase genes involved in urdamycin A biosynthesis. Chem Biol 7, 133-142.