Forschungszentrum Borstel
Forschungszentrum Borstel

Publikationen 2008

Publikationen 2008

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Ahmed JS, Glass EJ, Salih DA, Seitzer U. Innate immunity to tropical theileriosis. Innate Immun 2008; 14:5-12.

Ahmed JS, Oliva AG, Seitzer U. Animal Health: Harmonisation and Distribution of Pathogen Detection and Differentiation Tools. Transbound Emerg Dis 2008; 55:187-189.

Ali AM, Hassan D, Bakheit M, Hassan SM, Mukhtar MM, Ahmed JS, Seitzer U. Comparison of the molecular structure of the TaSP gene of Theileria annulata from Sudanese isolates. Ann NY Acad Sci USA 2008; 1149:218–220.

Ali, AM, Beyer D, Bakheit MA, Kullmann B, Salih DA, Ahmed JS, Seitzer U. Influence of subculturing on gene expression in a Theileria lestoquardi infected cell line. Vaccine 2008; 26S6:G17-G23.

Allix-Beguec C, Harmsen D, Weniger T, Supply P, Niemann S. Evaluation and strategy for use of MIRU-VNTRplus, a multifunctional database for online analysis of genotyping data and phylogenetic identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46(8):2692-2699.

Aly S, Mages J, Reiling N, Kalinke U, Decker T, Lang R, Ehlers S. Mycobacteria-induced granuloma necrosis depends on IRF-1. J Cell Mol Med. 2008; Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Andrä J, Böhling A, Gronewold TMA, Schlecht U, Perpeet M, Gutsmann T. Surface acoustic wave biosensor as a tool to study the interaction of antimicrobial peptides with phospholipid and lipopolysaccharide model membranes. Langmuir 2008; 24:9148-53.

Andrä J, Jakovkin I, Grötzinger J, Hecht O, Krasnosdembskaya AD, Goldmann T, Gutsmann T, Leippe M. Structure and mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide arenicin. Biochem J 2008;410:113-22.

Aoufouchi S, Faili A, Zober C, D'Orlando O, Weller S, Weill JC, Reynaud CA
Bade S, Frey A. Vaccines against transmissible spongiform encephalopathies: an urgent need? Hum Vaccin 2008; 4(1):79-81.

Aucott R, Bullwinkel J, Yang Y, Shi W, Billur M, Brown JP, Menzel U, Kioussis D, Wang G, Reisert I, Weimer J, Pandita RK, Sharma GG, Pandita TK, Fundele R, Singh PB. HP1β is required for development of the cerebral neocortex and neuromuscular junctions. J Cell Biol 2008; 183(4): 597-606.

Bakheit MA, Kullmann B, Ahmed JS, Seitzer U. Existence of Splicing Products in Homologues of Theileria lestoquardi Clone-5 Gene in T. annulata and T. parva. Ann NY Acad Sci USA 2008; 1149:212–213.

Blume C, Foerster S, Gilles S, Becker WM, Ring J, Behrendt H, Petersen A, Traidl-Hoffmann C. Human epithelial cells of the respiratory tract and the skin differentially internalise grass pollen allergens. J Invest Dermatology. In press.

Bollinger T, Bollinger A, Skrum L, Dimitrov S, Lange T, Solbach W. Sleep-dependent acitvity of T cells and regulatory T cells. Clin Exp Immunol 2008. In press.

Borowski S, Michalik D, Reinke H, Vogel C, Hanuszkiewicz A, Duda KA, Holst O. Synthesis of methyl 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-- and -D-xylo-hexopyranosid-4-ulose, a keto sugar present in bacterial lipopolysaccharides. Carbohydr Res 2008; 343:1004-1011.

Bothamley G, Ditiu L, Migliori GB, Lange C, TBNET contributors. Active case finding of tuberculosis in Europe. A TBNET (Tuberculosis Network European Trialsgroup) survey. Eur Resp J 2008; 32:1023-30.

Brandenburg S, Takahashi T, de la Rosa M, Janke M, Karsten G, Muzzulini T, Orinska Z, Bulfone-Paus S, Scheffold A. IL-2 induces in vivo suppression by CD4+D25+Foxp3+Treg. Eur J. Immunol 2008; 38:1643-1653.

Brooks CL, Blackler RJ, Gerstenbruch S, Kosma P, Muller-Loennies S, Brade H et al. Pseudo-symmetry and twinning in crystals of homologous antibody Fv fragments. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 2008; 64(Pt 12):1250-1258.

Brooks CL, Muller-Loennies S, Brade L, Kosma P, Hirama T, MacKenzie CR et al. Exploration of specificity in germline monoclonal antibody recognition of a range of natural and synthetic epitopes. J Mol Biol 2008; 377(2):450-468.

Bulfone-Paus S, Paus R. Osteopontin as a new player in mast cell biology. Eur J Immunol 2008; 38:338-341.

Chapman MD, Ferreira F, Villalba M, Cromwell O, Bryan D, Becker WM, Fernández-Rivas M, Durham S, Vieths S, van Ree R. CREATE consortium. The European Union CREATE project: a model for international standardization of allergy diagnostics and vaccines. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;122:882-889.

Cimmino A, Marchi G, Surico G, Hanuszkiewicz A, Evidente A, Holst O. The structure of the O-specific polysaccharide of the lipopolysaccharide from Pantoea agglomerans strain FL1. Carbohydr Res 2008; 343:392-396.

Corsaro MM, Pieretti G, Lindner B, Lanzetta R, Parrilli E, Tutino ML, Parrilli M. Highly phosphorylated core oligosaccharide structures from cold-adapted Psychromonas arctica Chemistry 2008;14:9368-9376.

Cox HS, Sibilia K, Feuerriegel S, Kalon S, Polonsky J, Khamraev AK et al. Emergence of extensive drug resistance during treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. N Engl J Med 2008; 359(22):2398-2400.
Cramer JP, Lepenies B, Kamena F, Hölscher C, Freudenberg MA, Burchard GD, Wagner H, Kirschning CJ, Seeberger PH, Jacobs T. MyD88/IL-18-dependent pathways rather than TLRs control early parasitaemia in non-lethal Plasmodium yoelii infection. Microb Infect 2008; 10:1259-1265.

Dentovskaya SV, Bakhteeva IV, Titareva GM, Shaikhutdinova RZ, Kondakova AN, Bystrova OV, Lindner B, Knirel YA, Anisimov AP. Structural diversity and endotoxic activity of the lipopolysaccharide of Yersinia pestis. Biochemistry (Mosc) 2008;73:192-199.

Diel R, Loddenkemper R, Meywald-Walter K, Niemann S, Nienhaus A. Predictive value of a whole blood IFN-gamma assay for the development of active tuberculosis disease after recent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177(10):1164-1170.

Duitman E, Orinska Z, Bulanova E, Paus R, Bulfone-Paus S. How a cytokine is chaperoned through the secretory pathway by complexing with its own receptor: lessons from IL-15/IL-15R. Mol Cell Biol 2008; 28:4851-4861.

Ehlers S, Bange FC. In vitro and in vivo characterization of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutant deficient in glycosyltransferase Rv1500. Int J Med Microbiol. 2008 Oct;298(7-8):645-55.

Ehlers S, Schreiber T, Dunzendorfer A, Lowe JB, Hölscher C. Fucosyltransferase IV and VII - directed selectin ligand function determines long-term survival in experimental tuberculosis. Immunobiology. In press.

Eker B, Ortmann J, Migliori GB, Sotgiu G, Muetterlein R, Centis R, Hoffmann H, Kirsten D, Schaberg T, Ruesch-Gerdes S, Lange C for the TBNET. Multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, Germany. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008;14:1700-6.

Esendagli G, Bruderek K, Goldmann T, Busche A, Branscheid D, Vollmer E, Brandau, Esposito N, Ovchinnikova OG, Barone A, Zoina A, Holst O, Evidente A. Host and non-host plant response to the lipopolysaccaride isolated from Ralstonia solanacearum, a causal agent of a devastating disease of potato. Chem Biodiv 2008; 5:2662-2675.

Farhat K, Riekenberg S, Heine H, Debarry J, Lang R, Mages J, Buwitt-Beckmann U, Roschmann K, Jung G, Wiesmuller KH, Ulmer AJ. Heterodimerization of TLR2 with TLR1 or TLR6 expands the ligand spectrum but does not lead to differential signaling. J Leukoc Biol 2008; 83(3):692-701.

Farhat K, Sauter KS, Brcic M, Frey J, Ulmer AJ, Jungi TW. The response of HEK293 cells transfected with bovine TLR2 to established pathogen-associated molecular patterns and to bacteria causing mastitis in cattle. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2008;125:326-36.

Fehrenbach H, Voswinckel R, Michl V et al. Neoalveolarisation contributes to compensatory lung growth following pneumonectomy in mice. Eur Respir J 2008; 31(3):515-522.

Frommhold D, Ludwig A, Bixel MG, Zarbock A, Babushkina I, Weissinger M, Cauwenberghs S, Ellies LG, Marth JD, Beck-Sickinger AG, Sixt M, Lange-Sperandio B, Zernecke A, Brandt E, Weber C, Vestweber D, Ley K, Sperandio M. Sialyltransferase ST3Gal-IV controls CXCR2-mediated firm leukocyte arrest during inflammation. J Exp Med 2008; 205:1435-1446.

Fukuoka S, Howe J, Andrä J, Gutsmann T, Rössle M, Brandenburg K. Physico-chemical and biophysical study of the interaction of hexa- and heptaacyl lipid A from Erwinia carotovera with magainin 2-derived antimicrobial peptides. Biochim Biophys Acta 2008;1778:2051-7.

Gabriel G, Garn H, Wegmann M et al. The potential of a protease activation mutant of a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus for a pandemic live vaccine. Vaccine 2008; 26(7):956-965.

Garidel P, Howe J, Brandenburg K. Thermodynamic analysis of the interaction of lipopolysaccharides with cationic compounds. Eng. Life Sci.2008; 8: 1-8.

Garidel, P, Howe J, Milkereit G, Rössle M, Linser S, Sven Gerber , Willumeit R, Gutsmann T, Vill V, Brandenburg K. Structural polymorphism of hydrated ether-linked dimyristyl maltoside and melibioside. Chem Phys Lipids 2008; 151:18-29.

Gavrovic-Jankulovic M, Poulsen K, Brckalo T, Bobic S, Lindner B, Petersen A. A novel recombinantly produced banana lectin isoform is a valuable tool for glycoproteomics and a potent modulator of the proliferation response in CD3(+), CD4(+), and CD8(+) populations of human PBMCs. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 2008;40:929-941.

Gavrović-Jankulović M, Spasić M, Cirković Velicković T, Stojanović M, Inić-Kanada A, Dimitrijević L, Lindner B, Petersen A, Becker WM, Jankov RM. Quantification of the thaumatin-like kiwi allergen by a monoclonal antibody-based ELISA. Mol Nutr Food Res 2008;52:701-707.

Gelhaus C, Jacobs T, Andrä J, Leippe M. The antimicrobial NK-2 peptide, the core region of mammalian NK-lysin, kills intraerythrocytic Plasmodium falciparum. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008;52:1713-20.

Giuliani M, Giron-Michel J, Negrini S, Vacca P, Durali D, Caignard A, Le Bousse-Kerdiles C, Chouaib S, Devocelle A, Bahri R, Durrbach A, Taoufik Y, Ferrini S, Croce M, Mingari MC, Moretta L, Azzarone B. TRAF2 and p38 are involved in B cells CD40-mediated APE/Ref-1 nuclear translocation: a novel pathway in B cell activation. PLoS ONE 2008; May 21;3(5).

Goldmann T, Drömann D, Radtke J, Marwitz S, Lang DS, Schultz H, Vollmer E. CXCR7 transcription in human non-small cell lung cancer and tumor-free lung tissues; possible regulation upon chemotherapy. Virchows Arch. 2008 Jan 24 [Epub ahead of print].

Goletti D, Stefania C, Butera O, Amicosante M, Ernst M, Sauzullo I, Vullo V, Cirillo D, Borroni E, Markova R, Drenska R, Dominguez J, Latorre I, Angeletti C, Navarra A, Petrosillo N, Lauria FN, Ippolito G, Migliori GB, Lange C, Girardi E. Accuracy of immunodiagnostic tests for active tuberculosis using single and combined results: a multicenter TBNET-Study. PLoS ONE 2008;3(10):e3417. Epub 2008 Oct 15.

Gorelik L, Kauth M, Gelhar K, Bufe A, Holst O, Peters M. Modulation of dendritic cell function by cowshed dust extract. Innate Immun 2008; 14:345-355.

Gorris HH, Bade S, Röckendorf N, Albers E, Schmidt MA, Franek M, Frey A. Rapid profiling of peptide stability in proteolytic environments. Anal Chem. In press.

Haase H, Ober-Blobaum JL, Engelhardt G, Hebel S, Heit A, Heine H, Rink L. Zinc signals are essential for lipopolysaccharide-induced signal transduction in monocytes. J Immunol 2008; 181(9):6491-6502.

Hanuszkiewicz A, Hübner G, Vinogradov EV, Lindner B, Brade H, Brade L, Debarry J, Heine H, Holst O. Structural and immunochemical analysis of the lipopolysaccharide from Acinetobacter lwoffii F78 located outside Chlamydiaceae with a Chlamydia-specific lipopolysaccharide epitope. Chem Eur J 2008; 14:10251-10258.

Hanuszkiewicz A, Kaczyński Z, Lindner B, Goldmann T,  Vollmer E, Debarry J, Heine H, Holst O. Structural analysis of the capsular polysaccharide from Acinetobacter lwoffii F78. Eur J Org Chem 2008; 6183-6188.

Harrington JM, Chou HT, Gutsmann T, Gelhaus C, Stahlberg H, Leippe M, Armstrong PB. Membrane pore formation by pentraxin proteins from Limulus, the American horseshoe crab. Biochem J. 2008 Jul 15;413(2):305-13.

Hauber HP, Schulz M, Pforte A, Mack D, Zabel P, Schumacher U. Inhalation with fucose and galactose for treatment of pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis patients. Int J Med Sci 2008; 5: 371-376.

Hauber HP, Steffen A, Goldmann T, Vollmer E, Hung HL, Wollenberg B, Zabel P. Effect of steroids, acetly-cysteine and calcium-activated chloride channel inhibitors on allergic mucin expression in sinus mucosa. Laryngoscope 2008; 118: 1528-1533.

Hauber HP, Zabel P. Emerging mucus regulating drugs in inflammatory and allergic lung disease. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 2008; 7: 30-34.

Hauer B, Diel R, Priwitzer M, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Schaberg T, Loddenkemper R [The new tuberculosis rapid assay from DiaVita - no improvement of diagnostic]. Pneumologie. 2008;62:480-1.

Heine H, Gronow S, Zamyatina A, Kosma P, Brade H. Investigation on the agonistic and antagonistic biological activities of synthetic Chlamydia lipid A and its use in in vitro enzymatic assays. J Endotoxin Res 2007; 13(2):126-132.

Heinemann S, Zabel P, Hauber HP. Paraneoplastic syndromes in lung cancer. Cancer Therapy 2008; 6: 687-698.

Herb F, Thye T, Niemann S, Browne EN, Chinbuah MA, Gyapong J et al. ALOX5 variants associated with susceptibility to human pulmonary tuberculosis. Hum Mol Genet 2008; 17(7):1052-1060.
Hershberg R, Lipatov M, Small PM, Sheffer H, Niemann S, Homolka S et al. High functional diversity in Mycobacterium tuberculosis driven by genetic drift and human demography. PLoS Biol 2008; 6(12):e311.

Hillemann D, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Richter E. In vitro-selected linezolid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutants. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008;52:800-1.

Hoerster R, Kirsten D, Gaede KI, Jafari C, Strassburg A, Greinert U, Kalsdorf B, Ernst M, Lange C. Antimycobacterial immune responses in patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis. Clin Resp J. In press.

Hofmann S, Franke A, Fischer A, Jacobs G, Nothnagel M, Gaede KI, Schürmann M, Müller-Quernheim J, Krawczak M, Rosenstiel P, Schreiber S. Genome-wide association study identifies ANXA 11 as a new susceptibility locus for sarcoidosis. Nat Med 2008; Aug 10 (Epub ahead of print).

Hölscher C, Reiling N, Schaible UE, Hölscher A, Bathmann C, Korbel D, Lenz I, Sonntag T, Kröger S, Akira S, Mossmann H, Kirschning CJ, Wagner H, Freudenberg M, Ehlers S. Containment of aerogenic Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection does not require MyD88 adaptor function for TLR 2, 4 and 9. Eur J Immunol 2008; 38: 680-694.

Homolka S, Köser C, Archer J, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Niemann S. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in Rv2629 are specific for Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes Beijing and Ghana but not associated with rifampin resistance. J Clin Microbiol. 2008 [published online ahead Nov 19].

Homolka S, Post E, Oberhauser B, George AG, Westman L, Dafae F et al. High genetic diversity among Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains from Sierra Leone. BMC Microbiol 2008; 8:103.

Howe J, Garidel P, Roessle M , Richter W, Alexander C, Fournier C, Mach JP, Waelli T, Gorczynski RM, Ulmer AJ, Zähringer U., Hartmann A, Rietschel ETh, Brandenburg K. Structural investigations into the interaction of hemoglobin and part structures with bacterial endotoxins. Innate Immunity 2008;14:39–49.

Howe J, Garidel P, Wulf M, Gerber S, Milkereit G, Vill V, Roessle M, and Brandenburg K. Structural polymorphism of hydrated monoacylated maltose glycolipids. Chem. Phys. Lipids 2008; 155: 31-37.

Howe J. Richter W. Hawkins L. Rössle M. Alexander C. Fournier K. Mach JP. Waelli T. Gorczynski RM, Ulmer AJ, Brade H, Zamyatina A, Kosma P, Rietschel E Th, Brandenburg K. Hemoglobin enhances the biological activity of synthetic and natural bacterial (endotoxic) virulence factors: a general principle. Med Chem 2008;4:520-525.

Huber J, Richter E, Binder L, Maass M, Eberl R, Zenz W. Mycobacterium bohemicum and cervical lymphadenitis in children. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008;14:1158-9.

Jabs S, Quitsch A, Kakela R, Koch B, Tyynela J, Brade H et al. Accumulation of bis(monoacylglycero)phosphate and gangliosides in mouse models of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. J Neurochem 2008; 106(3):1415-1425.

Jafari C, Ernst M, Strassburg A, Greinert U, Kalsdorf B, Kirsten D, Lange C. Local immunodiagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis by enzyme-linked immunospot. Eur Respir J 2008 Feb;31(2):261-5. Epub 2007 Nov 7.

Jimenez N, Canals R, Lacasta A, Kondakova AN, Lindner B, Knirel YA, Merino S, Regué M, Tomás JM. Molecular analysis of three Aeromonas hydrophila AH-3 (serotype O34) lipopolysaccharide core biosynthesis gene clusters. J Bacteriol 2008;190:3176-3184.

Kayser K, Gortler J, Goldmann T, Vollmer E, Hufnagl P, Kayser G. Image standards in Tissue-Based Diagnosis (Diagnostic Surgical Pathology). Diagn Pathol. 2008 Apr 18;3(1):17 [Epub ahead of print].

Kayser K, Konradin Metze K, Radziszowski D, Amir-Hoshang S, Goldmann T, Kosjerina Z, Mireskandari M, Kayser G. Texture and object related automated information analysis in histological still images of various organs. ANAL QUANT CYTOL. In press.

Khatri I, Alexander C, Brandenburg K, Fournier K, Lee L, Mach JP, Rietschel ET, Ulmer AJ, Waelli T, Gorczynski RM. A role for altered TLR gene expression in association with increased expression of CD200R in the induction of mucosal tissue CD4(+) Treg in aged mice following gavage with a liver extract along with intramuscular monophosphoryl lipid A (MPLA) injection. Exp. Gerontol. 2008, 43: 771-781.

Kocharova NA, Kondakova AN, Vinogradov E, Ovchinnikova OG, Lindner B, Shashkov AS, Rozalski A, Knirel YA. Full structure of the carbohydrate chain of the lipopolysaccharide of Providencia rustigianii O34. Chemistry 2008;14:6184-6191.

Ködmön C, Niemann S, Gutierrez MC, et al. Molecular clues of a microepidemy among homeless tuberculosis patients in Budapest due to a new and local Mycobacterium tuberculosis clade. Infect Genet Evol. 2007; 7:632-5.

Kösters K, Nau R, Bossink A, Greiffendorf I, Jentsch M, Ernst M, Thijsen S, Hinks T, Lalvani A, Lange C. Rapid Diagnosis of CNS Tuberculosis by a T-Cell Interferon-gamma Release Assay on Cerebrospinal Fluid Mononuclear Cells. Infection 2008 Dec;36(6):597-600. Epub 2008 Jan 12.

Kondakova AN, Ho N, Bystrova OV, Shashkov AS, Lindner B, Creuzenet C, Knirel YA. Structural studies of the O-antigens of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis O:2a and mutants thereof with impaired 6-deoxy-D-manno-heptose biosynthesis pathway. Carbohydr Res 2008;343:1383-1389.

Lang DS, Zeiser T, Schultz H, Stellmacher F, Vollmer E, Zabel P, Goldmann T. LED-FISH: Fluorescence microscopy based on light emitting diodes for the molecular analysis of Her-2/neu oncogene amplification. Diagn Pathol. In press.

Leone S, Lanzetta R, Scognamiglio R, Alfieri F, Izzo V, Di Donato A, Parrilli M, Holst O, Molinaro A. The structure of the O-specific polysaccharide from the lipopolysaccharide of Pseudomonas sp. OX1 cultivated in the presence of the azo dye Orange II. Carbohydr Res 2008; 343:674-684.

Libani IV, Guy EC, Melchiori L, Schiro R, Ramos P, Breda L, Scholzen T, Chadburn A, Liu Y, Kernbach M, Baron-Lühr B, Porotto M, de Sousa M, Rachmilewitz EA, Hood JD, Cappellini MD, Giardina PJ, Grady RW, Gerdes J, Rivella S. Decreased differentiation of erythroid cells exacerbates ineffective erythropoiesis in beta-thalassemia. Blood 2008; 112(3): 875-85.

Lichtenbergova L, Kolbekova P, Kourilova P, Kasny M, Mikes L, Haas H, Schramm G, Horak P, Kolarova L, Mountford AP. Antibody responses induced by Trichobilharzia regenti antigens in murine and human hosts exhibiting cercarial dermatitis. Parasite Immunol 2008;30:585-95

Liu Z, Dang Z, Hou J, Luo J, Yin H, Ahmed JS, Seitzer U. Small-scale Expressed Sequence Tag Analysis of Theileria sp. (China). Ann NY Acad Sci USA 2008; 1149:214–217.

Liu Z, Hou J, Bakheit MA, Salih DA, Luo J, Yin H, Ahmed JS, Seitzer U. Development of Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assay for Rapid Diagnosis of Ovine Theileriosis in China. Parasitol Res 2008; 103:1407-1412.

Mack U, Migliori GB, Sester M, Rieder HL, Ehlers S, Goletti D, Bossink A, MagdorfK, Hölscher C, Kampmann B, Lalvani A, Arend SM, Detjen A, Bothamley G, Zellweger JP, Milburn H, Diel R, Ravn P, Cobelens F, Cardona PJ, Kan B, Solovic I, Duarte R, Cirillo DM, Lange C for the TBNET. LTBI: latent tuberculosis infection or lasting immune responses to M. tuberculosis? Europ Resp J. In press.

Malm S, Engel R, Walter K, Maass S, Pfau S, Hübner G, Lindner B, Holst O, Ehlers S, Bange F-C. In vitro and in vivo characterization of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutant deficient in glycosyltransferase Rv1500. Int J Med Microbiol 2008; 298:645-655.

Malm S, Walter K, Engel R, Maass S, Pfau S, Hübner G, Lindner B, Holst O, Ehlers S, Bange FC. In vitro and in vivo characterization of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutant deficient in glycosyltransferase Rv1500. Int J Med Microbiol 2008;298:645-655.

Mamat U, Meredith TC, Aggarwal P, Kühl A, Kirchhoff P, Lindner B, Hanuszkiewicz A, Holst O, Woodard RW. Single amino acid substitutions in either YhjD or MsbA confer viability to 3-deoxy-D-manno-oct-2-ulosonic-depleted Escherichia coli. Mol Microbiol 2008; 67:633-648.

Master SS, Rampini SK, Davis AS, Keller C, Ehlers S, Springer B, Timmins GS,Sander P, Deretic V. Mycobacterium tuberculosis prevents inflammasome activation. Cell Host Microbe. 2008 Apr 17;3(4):224-32.

Meier T, Lange A, Papenberg H, Ziemann M, Fentrop C, Uhlig U, Schmucker P, Uhlig S, Stamme C. Pulmonary cytokine responses during mechanical ventilation of noninjured lungs with and without end-expiratory pressure. Anesth Analg 2008; 107:1265-1275.

Merluzzi S, D'Orlando O, Leonardi A, Vitale G, Pucillo C.TRAF2 and p38 are involved in B cells CD40-mediated APE/Ref-1 nuclear translocation: a novel pathway in B cell activation. Mol Immunol 2008; 45:76-86.

Meyer CG, Scarisbrick G, Niemann S, Browne EN, Chinbuah MA, Gyapong J et al. Pulmonary tuberculosis: virulence of Mycobacterium africanum and relevance in HIV co-infection. Tuberculosis (Edinb ) 2008; 88(5):482-489.

Migliori GB, Lange C, Centis R, Sotgiu G, Mutterlein R, Hoffmann H, Kliiman K, De Iaco G, Lauria FN, Richardson MD, Spanevello A, Cirillo DM; TBNET Study Group. Resistance to second-line injectables and treatment outcomes in multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis cases Pneumologia 2008; 57(3):169-70.

Migliori GB, Lange C, Centis R, Sotgiu G, Mütterlein R, Hoffmann H, Kliimann K, De Iaco G, Lauria F, Richardson D, Spanevello A, Cirillo D and the TBNET Study Group. Does resistance to 2nd line injectables lead to worse treatment outcomes for MDR/XDR TB? Eur Resp J 2008; 31:1155-59.

Migliori GB, Lange C, Girardi E, Centis E, Besozzi G, Kliiman K, Codecasa L. Spanevello A, Cirillo DM  and SMIRA/TBNET Study Group. Fluoroquinolones: are they essential to treat MDR-TB? Eur Resp J 2008; 31:904-5.

Migliori GB, Lange C, Girardi E, Centis E, Besozzi G, Kliiman K, Spanevello A, Cirillo DM and SMIRA/TBNET Study Group. XDR-TB is worse than MDR-TB: different methodology and settings, same results. Clin Infect Dis 2008; 46(6):958-9.

Mignot G, Ullrich E, Bonmort M, Ménard C, Apetoh L, Taieb J, Bosisio D, Sozzani S, Ferrantini M, Schmitz J, Mack M, Ryffel B, Bulfone-Paus S, Zitvogel L, Chaput N. The critical role of IL-15 in the antitumor effects mediated by the combination therapy Imatinib and IL-2. J Immunol 2008; 180:6477-6483.

Müller-Quernheim J, Schürmann M, Hofmann S, Gaede KI, Fischer A, Prasse A, Zissel G, Schreiber S. Genetics of sarcoidosis. Clin Chest Med 2008; 29: 391-414.

Miyagi E, Schwartzkopff F, Plishka R, Buckler-White A, Clouse KA, Strebel K. APOBEC3G-independent reduction in virion infectivity during long-term HIV-1 replication in terminally differentiated macrophages. Virology. 2008 Sep 30;379(2):266-74. Epub 2008 Aug 3.

Muyal JP, Singh SK, Fehrenbach H. DNA-Microarray Technology: Comparison of methodological factors of recent technique towards gene expression profiling. Crit Rev Biotechnol 2008; 28(4):239-251.

Oelemann MC, Diel R, Vatin V, et al. Assessment of an optimized mycobacterial interspersed repetitive- unit-variable-number tandem-repeat typing system combined with spoligotyping for population-based molecular epidemiology studies of tuberculosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2007; 45:691-7.

Olak C, Muenter A, Andrä J, Brezesinski G. Interfacial properties and structural analysis of the antimicrobial peptide NK-2. J Pept Sci 2008;14:510-517.

Pali-Scholl I, Yildirim AO, Ackermann U et al. Anti-acids lead to immunological and morphological changes in the intestine of BALB/c mice similar to human food allergy. Exp Toxicol Pathol 2008; 60(4-5):337-345.

Paragh G, Schling P, Ugocsai P et al. Novel sphingolipid derivatives promote keratinocyte differentiation. Exp Dermatol 2008; 17(12):1004-1016.

Parcina M, Wendt C, Götz F, Zawatzky R, Zähringer U, Heeg K, Bekeredjian-Ding I. Staphylococcus aureus-induced plasmacytoid dendritic cell activation is based on an IgG-mediated memory response. J Immunol 2008,181:3823-3833.

Perlovich GL, Strakhova NN, Kazachenko VP, Volkova TV, Tkachev VV, Schaper K-J, Raevsky OA. Sulfonamides as a subject to study molecular interactions in crystals and solutions: Sublimation, solubility, solvation, distribution and crystal structure. Int J Pharm. 2008; 349:300-313.

Petersen A, Bals R. Epithelzellen des Respirationstraktes regulieren die allergische Immunantwort. Allergojournal 2008; 17: 165–7.

Pieretti G, Corsaro MM, Lanzetta R, Parrilli M, Nicolaus B, Gambacorta A, Lindner B, Holst O. Structural characterization of the core region of the lipopolysaccharide from the haloalkaliphilic Halomonas pantelleriensis: Identification of the biological O-antigen repeating unit. Eur J Org Chem 2008; 721-728.

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Book chapters and reviews

Alexander C, Haylett R, Schromm AB, Zähringer U, Rink L. Pathogens in sepsis: Gram-positive bacterial PAMPs, PRRs and superantigens. In: Sepsis and non-infectious systemic inflammation. Cavaillon JM, Adrie C (Eds.).Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2008, Germany.

Brombacher F, Arendse B, Peterson R, Hölscher A, Hölscher C. Analyzing classical and alternative macrophage activation in macrophage/neutrophil-specific IL-4 receptor-alpha-deficient mice. In: Macrophages and Dendritic Cells. Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. (ed. Reiner, N), Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany. In press.

Holst O. Occurrence and properties of glycolipids in Nature. In: Glycoscience: Chemistry and chemical biology Vol. II. Fraser-Reid B, Tatsuta K, Thiem J, Eds, Springer, Heidelberg, 2008:1603-1627.

Lange C, Greinert U, Zabel P. Tuberkulose. In: Matthys H, Seeger W (Hrsg.). Klinische Pneumologie. 4. Auflage 2008, 351-65.

Greinert U, Lange C. Nicht-tuberkulöse Mykobakterien: In: Matthys H, Seeger W (Hrsg.). Klinische Pneumologie. 4. Auflage 2008, 366-73.

Jafari C, Lange C. Sutton´s law: Local immunodiagnosis of tuberculosis. Infection 2008, 36: 510-14.

Jafari C, Ernst M, Lange C. Reply to Barry et al. Local immunodiagnosis of pulmonary TB: ELISPOT or flow cytometry, PPD or ESAT-6? Eur Resp J 2008; 32:532-33

Kalsdorf B, Strassburg A, Greinert U, Lotz J, Lange C. Klinik und Diagnose der Tuberkulose. Pneumologie 2008, 62(5):2984-94

Lange C, Grobusch M, Wagner D. XDR-Tuberkulose. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2008; 133(8):374-6.

Lange C, Mueller-Quernheim J. Transvertebral ventilation. Pneumologie 2008; 62:397-72.

Migliori GB, Centis R, Lange C, Matteelli A, Cirillo D, Tuberculosis, one disease, many faces. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 2008; 69(1):2-4.

Schieferstein C, Lange C. Tuberkulose. In: HIV.NET 2008 (eds. Hoffmann C, Kamps BS, Rockstroh J) Steinhäuser Verlag Wuppertal.

Rüsch-Gerdes S., illemann D. Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In: Darai, Gholamreza; Handermann, Michaela; Sonntag, Hans-Günther (Hrsg.) Lexikon der Infektionskrankheiten des Menschen. Erreger, Symptome, Diagnose, Therapie, Prophylaxe - Springer Verlag 2008, ISBN-13: 9783540390053.

Schromm AB, Alexander C, Gutsmann T, Andrae J, Stamme C. Pathogens in Sepsis: Gram-negative bacterial PAMPs and PRRs. In: Sepsis and non-infectious systemic inflammation. Cavaillon JM, Adrie C (Eds.).Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2008, Germany.

Strassburg A, Rupp J, Herth FJF, Magnussen H, Zabel P, Lange C. Infektionsdiagnostik in der Pneumologie. Teil 1. Übersicht und Methoden. Pneumologie 2008, Sept 5 (epub ahead of print).