Publications

Publications

JournalTitleDateLink
Scientific ReportsIdentifcation and expression
of functionally conserved circadian
clock genes in lichen‑forming fungi
23/09/22
Animal ConservationSimulated genetic efficacy of metapopulation
management and conservation value of captive
reintroductions in a rapidly declining felid
21/09/22
NAR Genomics and BioinformaticsPitfalls of the site-concordance factor (sCF) as
measure of phylogenetic branch support
17/09/22
MoleculesConservation of Three-Dimensional Structure of Lepidoptera
and Trichoptera L-Fibroins for 290 Million Years
13/09/22
European Journal of Wildlife Research DoMoS − an open‑source device for automated monitoring
of endangered garden dormice (Eliomys quercinus)
10/09/22
AnnalsThe pale spear-nosed bat: A neuromolecular and transgenic
model for vocal learning
07/09/22
Latgales Ecological SocietyMethod of collecting green frogs for scientific and environmental studies by hand net catching31/08/22
Science AdvancesEndothelial versus pronephron fate decision is modulated by the transcription factors Cloche/Npas4l, Tal1, and Lmo231/08/22
SalamandraInfluence of forest and agricultural landscapes on biometry, age and genetic structure in Palmate Newt (Lissotriton helveticus) populations31/08/22
PharmaceuticalsIn Vitro Safety, Off-Target and Bioavailability Profile of the Antiviral Compound Silvestrol31/08/22
BMC Research NotesDataset of the de novo assembly and annotation of the marbled crayfish and the noble crayfish hepatopancreas transcriptomes22/08/22
BMC GenomicsHost‑pathogen coevolution drives innate immune response to Aphanomyces astaci infection in freshwater crayfish: transcriptomic evidence22/08/22
Plos OneLow temperatures lead to higher toxicity of the fungicide folpet to larval stages of Rana temporaria and Bufotes viridis11/08/22
Angewandte ChemieAtropopeptides are a Novel Family of Ribosomally Synthesized and Posttranslationally Modified Peptides with a Complex Molecular Shape08/08/22
Chemical BiologyCleavage Off-Loading and Post-assembly-Line Conversions Yield
Products with Unusual Termini during Biosynthesis
25/07/22
Invertebrate PathologyPhurealipids, produced by the entomopathogenic bacteria, Photorhabdus, mimic juvenile hormone to suppress insect immunity and immature development18/07/22
EvolutionHistorical and future climate change fosters expansion of Australian harvester termites, Drepanotermes17/07/22
Microbiology SpectrumA Candidate Gene Cluster for the Bioactive Natural Product Gyrophoric Acid in Lichen-Forming Fungi14/07/22
ZookeysA new species of Silvatares (Trichoptera, Pisuliidae) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo11/07/22
Frontiers in Plant ScienceStructure and Methylation of 35S rDNA in Allopolyploids Anemone multifida (2n = 4x = 32, BBDD) and Anemone baldensis (2n = 6x = 48, AABBDD) and Their Parental Species Show Evidence of Nucleolar Dominance06/07/22
Journal of HeredityA chromosome-scale genome assembly of the okapi (Okapia johnstoni)05/07/22
GigaByteLong-read HiFi sequencing correctly assembles repetitive heavy fibroin silk genes in new moth and caddisfly genomes30/06/22
Integrative & Comparative BiologyPopulation genomic time series data of a natural population suggests adaptive tracking of fluctuating environmental changes28/06/22
Mycological ProgressTwo new species of Plasmopara affecting wild grapes in the USA27/06/22
Scientific ReportsAntiprotozoal activity of different Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus bacterial secondary metabolites and identification of bioactive compounds using the easyPACId approach24/06/22
Molecular EcologyGenomic Analyses Show Extremely Perilous Conservation Status of African and Asiatic cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus).24/06/22
Fungal Systematics and EvolutionFusarium and allied fusarioid taxa (FUSA). 123/06/22
eLifeVision-related convergent gene losses reveal SERPINE3's unknown role in the eye21/06/22
EcographyRapid diversification of the Australian Amitermes group during late Cenozoic climate change17/06/22
Systematic BotanyPhylogenetics Support the Description of a New Sichuanese Species, Susanne’s Gentian, Gentiana susanneae (Gentianaceae)14/06/22
GenesEvolutionary Divergence and Radula Diversification in Two Ecomorphs from an Adaptive Radiation of Freshwater Snails08/06/22
Ecology and EvolutionShotgun metagenomics of soil invertebrate communities reflects taxonomy, biomass, and reference genome properties06/06/22
Biomedicine and PharmacotherapyThe protein biosynthesis inhibitor vioprolide A evokes anti-angiogenic and pro-survival actions by targeting NOP14 and decreasing VEGF receptor 2- and TAZ-signaling02/06/22
Plos GeneticsEvolutionarily stable gene clusters shed light on the common grounds of pathogenicity in
the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex
02/06/22
Fungal Systematics and EvolutionPeronosporaceae Species Causing Downy Mildew Diseases of Poaceae, Including Nomenclature Revisions and Diagnostic Resources01/06/22
Microbial PathogenesisInvL, an Invasin-Like Adhesin, Is a Type II Secretion System Substrate Required for Acinetobacter baumannii Uropathogenesis31/05/22
Freshwater BiologyPopulation genetic structure and connectivity in three montane freshwater invertebrate species (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Amphipoda) with differing life cycles and dispersal capabilities30/03/22
Chemistry - a European JournalType S Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetases for the Rapid Generation of Tailormade Peptide Libraries06/05/22
Biological ConservationGenetic integrity of European wildcats: Variation across biomes mandates geographically tailored conservation strategies23/05/22
ToxinsVenomics of the Central European Myrmicine Ants Myrmica rubra and Myrmica ruginodis)21/05/22
GigascienceModern venomics—Current insights, novel methods, and future perspectives in biological and applied animal venom research18/05/22
Frontiers in Forests and Global ChangeTree Size Drives Diversity and Community Structure of Microbial Communities on the Bark of Beech (Fagus sylvatica)16/05/22
Nucleic Acids ResearchThe Quest for Orthologs orthology benchmark service in 202212/05/22
Communications BiologySpeciation and population divergence in a
mutualistic seed dispersing bird
09/05/22
Molecular Biology and EvolutionGenomic impact of whaling in North Atlantic fin whales05/05/22
Journal of Fish DiseasesGene expression and allergenic potential of Pseudoterranova bulbosa L3 from different infection sites in North Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)27/04/22
GenesContradictory Phylogenetic Signals in the Laurasiatheria Anomaly Zone26/04/22
Nature ChemistryGlobal analysis of biosynthetic gene clusters reveals conserved and unique natural products in entomopathogenic nematode-symbiotic bacteria25/04/22
Nature CommunicationsMetabolic plasticity can amplify ecosystem responses to global warming20/04/22
Molecular EcologyLichen holobionts show compositional structure along elevation10/04/22
Nature ProtocolsRapid in situ identification of biological specimens via DNA amplicon sequencing using miniaturized laboratory equipment11/04/22
Microbial SpectrumAssembly and Functional Role of PACE Transporter PA2880 from Pseudomonas aeruginosa04/04/22
American Journal of BotanyOn the use of population genomic time series for environmental monitoring01/04/22
ChemospherePolyamide microplastic exposure elicits rapid, strong and genome-wide evolutionary response in the freshwater non-biting midge Chironomus riparius01/07/22
Plos OneSpontaneous rate of clonal single nucleotide mutations in Daphnia galeata01/04/22
Science AdvancesGene losses in the common vampire bat illuminate molecular adaptations to blood feeding25/03/22
EvolutionThe genetic basis of a novel reproductive strategy in Sulawesi ricefishes: How modularity and a low number of loci shape pelvic brooding25/03/22
GigaScienceChromosome-length genome assembly and linkage map of a critically endangered Australian bird: the helmeted honeyeater29/03/22
IECD 2022 Proceeding PaperModeling the Influence of Invasive Fish Species Perccottus glenii (Dybowski, 1877) on the Distribution of Newts in Eastern Europe, Exemplified by Lissotriton vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758) and Preserved Triturus cristatus (Laurenti, 1768), Using a GIS Approach †17/03/22
Freshwater CrayfishMating strategies of invasive versus indigneous crayfish: Mulitple paternity as a driver for invasion success?31/12/21
PhytochemistryOccurrence and chemotaxonomical analysis of amatoxins in Lepiota spp. (Agaricales)01/03/22
Journal of Agricultural and Food ChemistryUncovering Nematicidal Natural Products from Xenorhabdus Bacteria04/01/22
Angewandte ChemieSynthetic Zippers as an Enabling Tool for Engineering of Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetases20/05/21
Toxicon: XVenom profile of the European carpenter bee Xylocopa violacea: Evolutionary and applied considerations on its toxin components01/06/22
MicrobiomeExposure to Trypanosoma parasites induces changes in the microbiome of the Chagas disease vector Rhodnius prolixus10/03/22
Scientific ReportsA reduced SNP panel to trace gene flow across southern European wolf populations and detect hybridization with other Canis taxa09/03/22
Frontiers in PharmacologyGinger Constituent 6-Shogaol Inhibits Inflammation- and Angiogenesis-Related Cell Functions in Primary Human Endothelial Cells25/02/22
GigaScienceGenome size evolution in the diverse insect order Trichoptera25/02/22
Frontiers in GeneticsA chromosome-level genome assembly of the European Beech (Fagus sylvatica) reveals anomalies for organelle DNA integration, repeat content and distribution of SNPs08/02/22
Biomedicine & PharmacotherapyLecanoric acid mediates anti-proliferative effects by an M phase arrest incolon cancer cells01/04/22
Synthetic and Systems BiotechnologyComplex peptide natural products: Biosynthetic principles, challenges and opportunities for pathway engineering01/03/22
Parasitology ResearchThe evolving story of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato transmission in Europe05/02/22
Freshwater CrayfishIs Aphanomyces astaci Loosing its Stamina: A Latent Crayfish Plague Disease Agent From Lake Venesjärvi, Finland31/12/21
GigascienceDENTIST—using long reads for closing assembly gaps at high accuracy25/01/22
Frontiers in Ecology and EvolutionEditorial: Conservation of European
Freshwater Crayfish
30/11/21
Biological ConservationGenome-wide diversity loss in reintroduced Eurasian lynx populations urges immediate conservation management01/02/22
Angewandte ChemieModular Halogenation, α-Hydroxylation, and Acylation by a Remarkably Versatile Polyketide Synthase12/01/22
International Journal of Molecular SciencesIbuprofen, Flurbiprofen, Etoricoxib or Paracetamol Do Not Influence ACE2 Expression and Activity In Vitro or in Mice and Do Not Exacerbate In-Vitro SARS-CoV-2 Infection19/01/22
Conservation Genetics ResourcesGenotyping‑by‑sequencing based SNP discovery in a non‑model rodent, the endangered hazel dormouse20/01/22
Microbiology SpectrumIn Vitro Evaluation of Antimicrobial Peptides from the Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia Illucens) against a Selection of Human Pathogens05/01/22
Trends in Ecology and EvolutionThe era of reference genomes in conservation genomics14/01/22
Biological ConservationWolf-dog admixture highlights the need for methodological standards and multidisciplinary cooperation for effective governance of wild x
domestic hybrids
01/02/22
genesConservation Genomics of Two Threatened Subspecies of Northern Giraffe: The West African and the Kordofan Giraffe25/01/22
Science of the Total EnvironmentWhole genome sequencing and RNA-seq evaluation allowed to detect Cd adaptation footprint in Chironomus riparius01/04/22
PNASThe Earth BioGenome Project 2020: Starting the clock25/01/22
ToxinsAntimicrobial, Insecticidal and Cytotoxic Activity of Linear Venom Peptides from the Pseudoscorpion Chelifer cancroides14/01/22
Cell ReportsConvergent and lineage-specific genomicdifferences in limb regulatory elements in limblessreptile lineages18/01/22
Genome ResearchTemperature dependence of spontaneous mutation rates23/07/21
Molecular Phylogenetics and EvolutionIncorporating palaeogeography into ancestral area estimation can explain the disjunct distribution of land snails in Macaronesia and the Balearic Islands (Helicidae: Allognathini)01/09/21
Genome Biology and EvolutionHybridization Dynamics and Extensive Introgression in the Daphnia longispina Species Complex: New Insights from a High-Quality Daphnia galeata Reference Genome02/12/21
Fungal DiversityDelimiting species in Basidiomycota: a review29/09/21
New PhytologistCross-species analysis between the maize smut fungi Ustilago maydis and Sporisorium reilianum highlights the role of transcriptional change of effector orthologs for virulence and disease16/07/21
European Journal of Plant PathologyBremia lactucae populations on cultivated lettuce originate from prickly lettuce and are interconnected with the wild pathosystem31/06/21
Frontiers in Marine ScienceCladobranchia (Gastropoda, Nudibranchia) as a Promising Model to Understand the Molecular Evolution of Photosymbiosis in Animals04/01/22
Marine DrugsBacillimidazoles A-F, Imidazolium-Containing Compounds Isolated from a Marine Bacillus01/01/22
Genome Biology and EvolutionDe novo genome assembly and annotation of an Andean caddisfly, Atopsyche davidsoni Sykora, 1991, a model for genome research of high elevation adaptations28/12/21
Marine DrugsStingray Venom Proteins: Mechanisms of Action Revealed Using a Novel Network Pharmacology Approach24/12/21
biologyTransposable Elements in the Genome of the Lichen-Forming Fungus Umbilicaria pustulata and Their Distribution in Different Climate Zones along Elevation24/12/21
Current BiologyInflammation and convergent placenta gene cooption contributed to a novel reproductive tissue20/12/21
Molecular Ecology ResourcesModEst - Accurate estimation of genome size from NGS data09/12/21
Fungal DiversityThe Global Soil Mycobiome consortium dataset for boosting fungal diversity research30/11/21
Journal of Evolutionary BiologyReconstruction of evolutionary changes in fat and toxin consumption reveals associations with gene losses in mammals: a case study for the lipase inhibitor PNLIPRP1 and the xenobiotic receptor NR1I3.09/12/21
Biological Journal of the Linnean SocietyPhotoperiod is an important seasonal selection factor in Chironomus riparius (Diptera: Chironomidae)07/12/21
PNASToward a genome sequence for every animal: Where are we now?28/12/21
Mammalian BiologyPhenotyping in the era of genomics: MaTrics—a digital character matrix to document mammalian phenotypic traits07/12/21
Ecology and EvolutionInforming conservation strategies with museum genomics: Long-term effects of past anthropogenic persecution on the elusive European wildcat03/12/21
Mobile DNAPopulation analysis of retrotransposons in giraffe genomes supports RTE decline and widespread LINE1 activity in Giraffidae26/11/21
Current BiologyInterspecies transcriptomics identify genes that underlie disproportionate foot growth in jerboas17/11/21
Antonie van LeeuwenhoekGenome analysis suggests the bacterial family Acetobacteraceae is a source of undiscovered specialized metabolites10/11/21
Frontiers in Ecology and EvolutionControlled Infection Experiment With Aphanomyces astaci Provides Additional Evidence for Latent Infections and Resistance in Freshwater Crayfish27/08/21
PNASThe structure of the Aquifex aeolicus MATE family multidrug resistance transporter and sequence comparisons suggest the existence of a new subfamily16/10/21
iScienceEvolutionary history and divergence times of Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) revealed through transcriptomics21/10/21
MycologyMiracula einbuarlaekurica sp. nov., a new holocarpic endoparasitoid species from pennate freshwater diatoms in Iceland29/10/21
Environmental MicrobiologyVirus diversity in metagenomes of a lichen symbiosis (Umbilicaria phaea): complete viral genomes, putative hosts and elevational distributions25/10/21
Microbiology Resource AnnouncementsDraft Genome Sequence of Rhodococcus rhodochrous Strain G38GP, Isolated from the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach07/10/21
Biomedicine & PharmacotherapyThe natural product vioprolide A exerts anti-inflammatory actions through inhibition of its cellular target NOP14 and downregulation of importin-dependent NF-ĸB p65 nuclear translocation05/10/21
Developmental and Comparative ImmunologyMechanisms of transgenerational immune priming in insects04/10/21
biomoleculesDepside and Depsidone Synthesis in Lichenized Fungi Comes into Focus through a Genome-Wide Comparison of the Olivetoric Acid and Physodic Acid Chemotypes of Pseudevernia furfuracea02/10/21
Genome Biology and EvolutionFirst annotated genome of a mandibulate moth, Neomicropteryx cornuta, generated using PacBio HiFi sequencing01/10/21
Frontiers in MicrobiologyTracing Eukaryotic Ribosome Biogenesis Factors Into the Archaeal Domain Sheds Light on the Evolution of Functional Complexity16/09/21
Conservation GeneticsGenetic structure of endangered species Adenophora liliifolia and footprints of postglacial recolonisation in Central Europe14/09/21
Science of the Total EnvironmentDemonstration of an aggregated biomarker response approach to assess the impact of point and diffuse contaminant sources in feral fish in a small river case study01/09/21
mSystemsHidden Treasures: Microbial Natural Product Biosynthesis off the Beaten Path31/08/21
genesComplete Chloroplast Genomes of Fagus sylvatica L. Reveal Sequence Conservation in the Inverted Repeat and the Presence of Allelic Variation in NUPTs29/08/21
Biological ReviewsThe biology and evolution of spider venoms28/08/21
genesGenome Size Dynamics in Marine Ribbon Worms (Nemertea, Spiralia)28/08/21
International Journal of Molecular SciencePotent Activity of Hybrid Arthropod Antimicrobial Peptides Linked by Glycine Spacers18/08/21
MycobiologyA New Marine Species of Miracula (Oomycota) Parasitic to Minidiscus sp. in Iceland16/08/21
Journal of Natural HistoryAntikuna, a new genus with seven new species from Peru (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae) and the highest altitude record for the family10/08/21
Diversity 2021Bioacoustics Reveal Hidden Diversity in Frogs: Two New Species of the Genus Limnonectes from Myanmar (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae)24/08/21
Biology 2021Gene Flow and Diversification in Himalopsyche martynovi Species Complex (Trichoptera: Rhyacophilidae) in the Hengduan Mountains23/08/21
Alpine BotanyIncongruences between nuclear and plastid phylogenies challenge the identification of correlates of diversification in Gentiana in the European Alpine System20/08/21
ToxinsA Spider Toxin Exemplifies the Promises and Pitfalls
of Cell-Free Protein Production for Venom Biodiscovery
18/08/21
Frontiers in MicrobiologyMulti-Omic Analysis of Symbiotic Bacteria Associated With Aedes aegypti Breeding Sites12/08/21
Frontiers in Ecology and EvolutionMoney Kills Native Ecosystems: European Crayfish as an Example30/07/21
Journal of Molluscan StudiesKleptoplasts are continuously digested during feeding in the plastid-bearing sea slug Elysia viridis13/08/21
LifeCharacterization of ACE Inhibitors and AT1R Antagonists with
Regard to Their Effect on ACE2 Expression and Infection with
SARS-CoV-2 Using a Caco-2 Cell Model
10/08/21
biomedicinesHexapod Assassins’ Potion: Venom Composition and Bioactivity from the Eurasian Assassin Bug Rhynocoris iracundus14/07/21
Journal of BiogeographyEffects of dispersal strategy and migration history on genetic diversity and population structure of Antarctc lichens23/03/21
Computational and Structural Biotechnology JournalMetabolites as predictive biomarkers for Trypanosoma cruzi exposure in triatomine bugs21/05/21
BMC GenomicsReliable wolf-dog hybrid detection in Europe using a reduced SNP panel developed for non-invasively collected samples25/06/21
Pharmacological ResearchNatural products as drugs and tools for influencing core processes of eukaryotic mRNA translation29/05/21
Genome biology and EvolutionLong-reads are revolutionizing 20 years of insect genome sequencing21/06/21
eLifeGenomic basis for drought resistance in European beech forests threatened by climate change16/06/21
PharmaceuticalsBenefits of Ginger and Its Constituent 6-Shogaol in Inhibiting Inflammatory Processes15/06/21
Environmental MicrobiologyClimate-specific biosynthetic gene clusters in populations of a lichen-forming fungus07/06/21
Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy Xenocoumacin 2 reduces protein biosynthesis and inhibits inflammatory and angiogenesis-related processes in endothelial cells30/05/21
Nature communications Integrating genomics and metabolomics for scalable non-ribosomal peptide discovery28/05/21
G3 De novo genome assembly of the land snail Candidula unifasciata (Mollusca: Gastropoda)27/05/21
GigaScience Two high-quality de novo genomes from single ethanol-preserved specimens of tiny metazoans (Collembola)21/05/21
Viruses Compelling Evidence for the Activity of Antiviral Peptides against SARS-CoV-214/05/21
Nucleic Acids Research Minimized combinatorial CRISPR screens identify
genetic interactions in autophagy
06/05/21
Current Biology Whole-genome analysis of giraffe supports four distinct species05/05/21
IMA Fungus How to publish a new fungal species, or name, version 3.003/05/21
BMC Genomics Genomic analysis of novel Yarrowia-like yeast symbionts associated with the carrion-feeding burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides03/05/21
Island and Coastal Archaeology A population history of Tokelau – genetic variation and change in atoll populations03/05/21
Forests A Comparison of Three Circular Mitochondrial Genomes of Fagus sylvatica from Germany and Poland Reveals Low Variation and Complete Identity of the Gene Space01/05/21
Frontiers in Genetics De novo Genome Assembly of the Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)29/04/21
Nature Towards complete and error-free genome assemblies of all vertebrate species28/04/21
Nature Microbiology Fungal taxonomy and sequence-based nomenclature26/04/21
Nature Communications Genomic insights into the conservation status of the world’s last remaining Sumatran rhinoceros populations26/04/21
Mycological Progress Cox2 community barcoding at Prince Edward Island reveals long-distance dispersal of a downy mildew species and potentially marine members of the Saprolegniaceae16/04/21
toxinsMorphological Analysis Reveals a Compartmentalized Duct in the Venom Apparatus of the Wasp Spider (Argiope bruennichi)09/04/21
Scientific Reports Tick defensin γ core reduces Fusarium graminearum growth and abrogates mycotoxins production with high efficiency 12/04/21
Forensic Science International: Genetics Developmental validation of Oxford Nanopore Technology MinION sequence data and the NGSpeciesID bioinformatic pipeline for forensic genetic species identification11/03/21
The Plant Journal Comparative transcriptome profiling identifies maize line specificity of fungal effectors in the maize–Ustilago maydis interaction 11/02/21
Bulletin Vydra Genetic assessment of the Eurasian otter population in the Ore Mountain Range 2021
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B Inference of DNA methylation patterns in molluscs05/04/21
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B Whole-genome re-sequencing data to infer historical demography and speciation processes in land snails: the study of two Candidula sister species05/04/21
Molecular Biology and Evolution Ten years of collaborative progress in the Quest for Orthologs02/04/21
Current Biology Genomic and anatomical comparisons of skin support independent adaptation to life in water by cetaceans and hippos01/04/21
Mycological Progress Taxonomy and phylogeny of Aphanomycopsis bacillariacearum, a holocarpic oomycete parasitoid of the freshwater diatom genus Pinnularia27/03/21
Gigascience The new COST Action European Venom Network (EUVEN)—synergy and future perspectives of modern venomics25/03/21
Frontiers in Ecology and EvolutionComplete Metamorphosis in Manduca sexta Involves Specific Changes in DNA Methylation Patterns 11/03/21
Fungal Systematics and Evolution Sirolpidium bryopsidis, a parasite of green algae, is probably conspecific with Pontisma lagenidioides, a parasite of red algae 05/03/21
Nature Communications Evolution of combinatorial diversity in trans-acyltransferase polyketide synthase assembly lines across bacteria03/03/21
Nature Reviews ImmunologyDecoding bat immunity: the need for a coordinated research approach 01/03/21
Vertebrate ZoologyA taxonomic revision of the genus Phrynoglossus in Indochina with the description of a new species and comments on the classification within Occidozyginae (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) 26/02/21
Molecular Biology and EvolutionEcological Specialisation and Evolutionary Reticulation in Extant Hyaenidae24/02/21
Nature Chemical BiologyA community resource for paired genomic and metabolomic data mining15/02/21
frontiers in immunologyBacterial and Fungal Toll-Like Receptor Activation Elicits Type I IFN Responses in Mast Cells 12/02/21
Molecular Phylogenetics and EvolutionPhylotranscriptomic evidence for pervasive ancient hybridization among Old World salamanders 05/02/21
Forests A Circular Chloroplast Genome of Fagus sylvatica Reveals High Conservation between Two Individuals from Germany and One Individual from Poland and an Alternate Direction of the Small Single-Copy Region 04/02/21
Planta Medica BNO 1095, a Standardized Dry Extract from the Fruits of Vitex agnus-castus, Impairs Angiogenesis-related Endothelial Cell Functions In Vitro 02/02/21
Environmental Sciences Europe Commercial preparations of pesticides exert higher toxicity and cause changes at subcellular level in earthworm Eisenia andrei 02/02/21
Freshwater Biology Genetic data support local persistence in multiple glacial refugia in the montane net‐winged midge Liponeura cinerascens cinerascens (diptera, blephariceridae) 01/02/21
Molecular Ecology Resources SambaR: an R package for fast, easy and reproducible population‐genetic analyses of biallelic SNP datasets 29/01/21
European Journal of Plant Pathology Pseudoperonospora humuli might be an introduced species in Central Europe with low genetic diversity but high distribution potential 28/01/21
Genome Biology and Evolution Draft Genome Assemblies and Annotations of Agrypnia VestitaWalker, and Hesperophylax Magnus Banks Reveal Substantial Repetitive Element Expansion in Tube Case-Making Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) 27/01/21
Zootaxa A new genus and species of mud snake from Myanmar (Reptilia, Squamata, Homalopsidae) 22/01/21
frontiers in Genetics The Pontastacus leptodactylus(Astacidae) Repeatome Provides Insight Into Genome Evolution and Reveals Remarkable Diversity of Satellite DNA 21/01/21
ACS central science Specialized Metabolites Reveal Evolutionary History and Geographic Dispersion of a Multilateral Symbiosis 20/01/21
BMC Genomics Reliability of genomic variants across different next-generation sequencing platforms and bioinformatic processing pipelines 19/01/21
Ecology & Evolution NGSpeciesID: DNA barcode and amplicon consensus generation from long-read sequencing data. 11/01/21
GigaScience Chromosome-level reference genome of the European wasp spider Argiope bruennichi: a resource for studies on range expansion and evolutionary adaptation 07/01/21
Science Advances Gene reuse facilitates rapid radiation and independent adaptation to diverse habitats in the Asian honeybee 18/12/20
Journal of Molecular Medicine The immunomodulatory potential of the arylmethylaminosteroid sc1o 17/12/20
Archiv für Molluskenkunde Candidula conglomeratica sp. nov. from the northern Apennines, Italy (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Geomitridae) 17/12/20
Mycological Progress Downy mildew of lavender caused by Peronospora belbahrii in Israel 05/12/20
Molecular Biology ReportUnlocking the potential of a validated Single Nucleotide Polymorphism array for genomic monitoring of trade in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) 04/12/20
Journal of the National Science Foundation Sri Lanka Molecular phylogeny and chromosomal evolution of endemic species of Sri Lankan Anacardiaceae 01/12/20
PlOS ONE Avoidance behavior of juvenile common toads (Bufo bufo) in response to surface contamination by different pesticides 30/11/20
Taxon Phylogenetic relationships and sectional delineation within Gentiana (Gentianaceae) 29/11/20
BMC Genomics Immune challenge reduces gut microbial diversity and triggers fertility-dependent gene expression changes in a social insect 23/11/20
Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal Enzymatic biosynthesis of B-complex vitamins is supplied by diverse microbiota in the Rhodnius prolixus anterior midgut following Trypanosoma cruzi infection 11/11/20
Science Viewpoint: COVID-19 - Response to Vanhove et al. and Colella et al. 13/11/20
Journal of Evolutionary Biology Little parallelism in genomic signatures of local adaptation in two sympatric, cryptic sister species 17/11/20
Evolution Letters Genomic divergence landscape in recurrently hybridizing Chironomus sister taxa suggest stable steady state between mutual gene flow and isolation 06/11/20
BMC Evolutionary Biology Four myriapod relatives – but who are sisters? No end to debates on relationships among the four major myriapod subgroups 04/11/20
Scientific Reports Knowledge on exotic mosquitoes in Germany, and public acceptance and effectiveness of Bti and two self-prepared insecticides against Aedes japonicus japonicus 03/11/20
Nature Microbiology Symbiosis, virulence and natural-product biosynthesis in entomopathogenic bacteria are regulated by a small RNA 02/11/20
Biomolecules Identification of Feldin, an Antifungal Polyyne from the Beefsteak Fungus Fistulina hepatica 31/10/20
European Journal of Wildlife Research Revealing the origin of wildcat reappearance after presumed long-term absence 29/10/20
Symbiosis Metagenomic data reveal diverse fungal and algal communities associated with the lichen symbiosis 22/10/20
Critical Reviews in Plant Science A Conceptual Framework for Designing Phylogeography and Landscape Genetic Studies 21/10/20
Gigabyte Chromosome-level genome assembly of a benthic associated Syngnathiformes species: the common dragonet, Callionymus lyra 20/10/20
Development Tek/Tie2 is not required for cardiovascular development in zebrafish 12/10/20
Environmental Pollution Measuring mutagenicity in ecotoxicology: A case study of Cd exposure in Chironomus riparius 01/10/20
Journal of Conchology Phylogeny, species-limits and taxonomic revision of otalini (Helicidae) from North-West Africa 01/10/20
Antibiotics Anthelminthic Activity of Assassin Bug Venom against the Blood Fluke Schistosoma mansoni 01/10/20
Genome Biology and EvolutionGenome-Wide Analysis of Biosynthetic Gene Cluster Reveals Correlated Gene Loss with Absence of Usnic Acid in Lichen-Forming Fungi 10/09/20
frontiers in Pharmacology Unraveling the Pharmacological Potential of Lichen Extracts in the Context of Cancer and Inflammation With a Broad Screening Approach 04/09/20
Science of The Total Environment Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in raw and treated wastewater in Germany – Suitability for COVID-19 surveillance and potential transmission risks 18.08.2020 (online)
Salamandra Epidemiological screening of captive salamanders reveals current absence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in private collections throughout the federal state of Hesse (Germany) 15/08/20
Current Biology Pre-extinction Demographic Stability and Genomic Signatures of Adaptation in the Woolly Rhinoceros 13/08/20
PeerJ High antibody titres induced by protein subunit vaccines using Mycobacterium ulcerans antigens Hsp18 and MUL_3720 with a TLR-2 agonist fail to protect against Buruli ulcer in mice 07/08/20
Nature The tuatara genome reveals ancient features of amniote evolution 05/08/20
Philippine Journal of Systematic Biology An overview on the biology and phylogeny of the early-diverging oomycetes 04/08/20
Chemosphere A multigenerational approach can detect early Cd pollution in Chironomus riparius 02.08.2020 (online)
Marine Drugs Proteo-Transcriptomic Analysis Identifies Potential Novel Toxins Secreted by the Predatory, Prey-Piercing Ribbon Worm Amphiporus lactifloreus 01/08/20
Science Advances Peptidoglycan editing provides immunity to Acinetobacter baumannii during bacterial warfare 22/07/20
frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Climate Change Genomics Calls for Standardized Data Reporting 21/07/20
Science Rigorous wildlife disease surveillance. A decentralized model could address global health risks associated with wildlife exploitation 10/07/20
IMA Fungus Unambiguous identification of fungi: where do we stand and how accurate and precise is fungal DNA barcoding? 10/07/20
frontiers in Immunology From Cancer to Immune-Mediated Diseases and Tolerance Induction: Lessons Learned From Immune Oncology and Classical Anti-cancer Treatment 08/07/20
Laborjournal (in German) Mit dem Rucksacklabor in den Dschungel – transportable PCR- und Sequenziergeräte revolutionieren genomische Feldstudien 07/07/20
frontiers in Plant Science The Genome of Microthlaspi erraticum (Brassicaceae) Provides Insights Into the Adaptation to Highly Calcareous Soils 03/07/20
Biomolecules An Economic Dilemma between Molecular WeaponSystems May Explain an Arachno-Atypical Venom in Wasp Spiders (Argiope bruennichi) 30/06/20
Molecular Biology and Evolution Interspecific gene flow and the evolution of specialisation in black and white rhinoceros 25/06/20
Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences Reprograming of epigenetic mechanisms controlling host insect immunity and development in response to egg-laying by a parasitoid wasp 10/06/20
BMC Evolutionary Biology (in Englisch) An integrative phylogenomic approach to elucidate the evolutionary history and divergence times of Neuropterida (Insecta: Holometabola) 03/06/20
GigaScience Education in the genomics era: Generating high-quality genome assemblies in university courses 03/06/20
Genome Biology and EvolutionSawfly genomes reveal evolutionary acquisitions that fostered the mega-radiation of parasitoid and eusocial Hymenoptera22/05/20
G3: Genes, Genomes, GeneticsImproving the Chromosome-Level Genome Assembly of the Siamese Fighting Fish (Betta splendens) in a University Master’s Courserse 08/05/20
Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine Natural antiviral compound silvestrol modulates human monocyte-derived macrophages and dendritic cells 06/05/20
Scientific Reports In-vitro safety and off-target profile of the anti-parasitic arylmethylaminosteroid 1o 05/05/20
Mycological Progress Phylogeny and cultivation of the holocarpic oomycete Diatomophtora perforans comb. nov., an endoparasitoid of marine diatoms 19/04/20
Genes MinION-Based DNA Barcoding of Preserved and Non-Invasively Collected Wildlife Samples 18/04/20
PLOS Biology Portable sequencing as a teaching tool in conservation and biodiversity research 16/04/20
Fungal Systematics and Evolution Bolbea parastica gen. et sp. nov., a cultivable holocarpic parasitoid of the early-diverging Saprolegniomycetes 16/04/20
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Formally described species woefully underrepresented phylogentic diversity in the common lichen photobiont genus Trebouxia (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta): An impetus for developing an intergrated taxonomy 12/04/20
Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions The Genome of Peronospora belbahrii Reveals High Heterozygosity, a Low Number of Canonical Effectors and CT-Rich Promotors 01/04/20
Plant Cell & Environment Adjustment of photosynthetic activity to drought and fluctuating light in wheat 16/03/20
Genome Biology and EvolutionWhat is in Umbilicaria pustulata? A metagenomic approach to reconstruct the holo-genome of a lichen12/03/20
Mycologia Multiple evolutionary origins of sequestrate species in the agaricoid genus Chlorophyllum 09/03/20
Fungal Systematics and Evolution Two new species of the Peronospora balbahrii speces complex, Pe. choii sp. nov. and Pe. salviae-pratensis sp. nov., and a new host for Pe. salviae-officinalis 03/03/20
Nature Biotechnology Engineering bacterial symbionts of nematodes improves their biocontrol potential of the western corn rootworm 17/02/20
G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics A high-quality genome assembly from short and long reads for the non-biting midge Chironomus riparius (Diptera) 14/02/20
Biofilms and Microbiomes The insect antimicrobial peptide cecropin A disrupts uropathogenic Escherichia coli biofilms 12/02/20
Development Genes and Evolution High-throughput sequencing for community analysis: the promise of DNA barcoding to uncover diversity, relatedness, abundances and interactions in spider communities 10/02/20
Conservation Genetics Range-wide patterns of human-mediated hybridisation in European wildcats 25/01/20
Evolution Letters Evolutionary genomics can improve prediction of species’ responses to climate change 14/01/20
Molecular Ecology Resources Applying genomic data in wildlife monitoring: Development guidelines for genotyping degraded samples with reduced single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) panels 10/01/20
Molecular Ecology Genomic processes underlying rapid adaptation of a natural Chironimus riparius population to unintendedly applied experimental selection pressures 30/12/19
Scientific Reports Phenylethylamides derived from bacterial secondary metabolites specifically inhibit an insect serotonin receptor 30/12/19
Microorganisms Tissue- and population-level microbiome analysis of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi identified a novel dominant bacterial symbiont 19/12/19
Toxins Proteo-Transcriptomic Characterization of the Venom from the Endoparasitoid Wasp Pimpla turionellae with Aspects on Its Biology and Evolution 10/12/19
Pest Management Science Global occurrence data improve potential distribution models for Aedes japonicus japonicus in non-native regions 09/12/19
Infection and Immunity Vaccine-specific immune responses against Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in a low-dose murine challenge model 09/12/19
PNAS Efficient nonenzymatic cyclization and domain shuffling drive pyrrolopyrazine diversity from truncated variants of a fungal NRPS 04/12/19
Genome Biology and Evolution Annotated draft genomes of two caddisfly species Plectrocnemia conspersa CURTIS and Hydropsyche tenuis NAVAS (Insecta: Trichoptera) 27/11/19
Ecology and Evolution Abdominal microbial communities in ants depend on colony membership rather than caste and are linked to colony productivity 14/11/19
ChemBioChem New vocabulary for bacterial communication 11/11/19
PeerJ Vector distribution and transmission risk of the Zika virus in South and Central America 07/11/19
Ecological Applications Combining environmental DNA and species distribution modeling to evaluate reintroduction success of a freshwater fish 04/11/19
Angewandte Chemie International Edition Promoter activation in Δhfq mutants as an efficient tool for specialized metabolite production enabling direct bioactivity testing 06/11/19
Nature Communications The oomycete Lagenisma coscinodisci hijacks host alkaloid synthesis during infection of a marine diatom 30/10/19
GenesGenetic Biomonitoring and Biodiversity Assessment Using Portable Sequencing Technologies: Current Uses and Future Directions 29/10/19
Nature Microbiology CRAGE enables rapid activation of biosynthetic gene clusters in undomesticated bacteria 14/10/19
Journal of Natural History Noninvasive DNA sampling and camera trapping suggest dramatic regional conservation status of an understudied carnivore: the Rüppell’s fox in Tunisia 05/09/19
Molecular Ecology Host And Geography Together Drive Early Adaptive Radiation Of Hawaiian Planthoppers 04/09/19
Toxins Phylogeny-Guided Selection of Priority Groups for Venom Bioprospecting: Harvesting Toxin Sequences in Tarantulas as a Case Study 25/08/19
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases Antibacterial and antifungal activity of defensins from the Australian paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus 16/08/19
The Journal of Organic Chemistry (±) Alternarlactones A and B, Two Antiparasitic Alternariol-like Dimers from the Fungus Alternaria alternata P1210 Isolated from the Halophyte Salicornia sp. 14/08/19
Molecular Biology and Evolution Parallel evolution of complex centipede venoms revealed by comparative proteotranscriptomic analyses 08/08/19
Molecular Ecology Conservation genetics: linking science with practice 07/08/19
The FEBS Journal Functional analysis of natural PCSK9 mutants in modern and archaic humans 06/08/19
New Phytologist An evolutionary framework for host shifts – jumping ships for survival 05/08/19
Genome Biology and Evolution Hybrid genome assembly of a neotropical mutualistic ant 22/07/19
Zoosymposia Gene expression profiling in the aquatic caddisfly larvae Micropterna lateralis (Insecta: Trichoptera) in relation to stream drying 15/07/19
The ISME Journal Microbe-driven chemical ecology: past, present and future 09/07/19
GigaScience Toxins from scratch? Diverse, multimodal gene origins in the predatory robber fly Dasypogon diadema indicate a dynamic venom evolution in dipteran insects 09/07/19
Molecular Biology and Evolution Advances and Applications in the Quest for Orthologs 26/06/19
IMA Fungus A glimpse into the biogeography, seasonality, and ecological functions of arctic marine Oomycota 20/06/19
Nature Chemistry Modification and de novo design of non-ribosomal peptide synthetases using specific assembly points within condensation domains 10/06/19
Royal Society Open Science Leishmaniasis in Eurasia and Africa: geographical distribution of vector species and pathogens 22/05/19
Environmental Microbiology Cyclo(tetrahydroxybutyrate) production is sufficient to distinguish between Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus isolates in Thailand 18/05/19
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution The significance of comparative genomics in modern evolutionary venomics 09/05/19
Molecular Ecology DNA metabarcoding – Need for robust experimental designs to draw sound ecological conclusions 29/04/19
Parasitology Research The Drosophila melanogaster antimicrobial peptides Mtk-1 and Mtk-2 are active against the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum 18/04/19
Helgoland Marine Research Dual culture of the oomycete Lagenisma coscinodisci Drebes and Coscinodiscus diatoms as a model for plankton/parasite interactions 16/04/19
Mitochondrial DNA Part B The complete mitochondrial genome of the hymenopteran hunting robber fly Dasypogon diadema 15/04/19
Mycological Progress Saprotrophic yeasts formerly classified as Pseudozyma have retained a large effector arsenal, including functional Pep1 orthologs 15/04/19
Nature Ecology & Evolution Dynamic evolutionary history and gene content of sex chromosomes across diverse songbirds 01/04/19
Fungal Systematics and Evolution Revisiting Salisapiliaceae 22/03/19
Nature Chemical BiologyDual phenazine gene clusters enable diversification during biosynthesis 18/03/19
GigaScienceNanopore sequencing of long ribosomal DNA amplicons enables portable and simple biodiversity assessments with high phylogenetic resolution across broad taxonomic scale 02/03/19
Current BiologyMicrobiota Protects against Infection via Production of a Cyclic Lipopeptide of the Viscosin Group 28/02/19
FloraOut of Transcaucasia: Origin of Western and Central Palearctic populations of Microthlaspi perfoliatum 27/02/19
Parasitology Research Aedes koreicus– a new member of the genus Aedes establishing in Germany? 08/02/19
Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution The conspicuous postmetamorphic coloration of fire salamanders, but not their toxicity, is affected by larval background albedo 06/02/19
Genome Biology and Evolution Whole-genome sequence data uncover widespread heterothallism in a largest group of lichen-forming fungi 04/02/19
Nature Scientific ReportsRole of ceramide synthase 2 in G-CSF signaling and G-CSF-R translocation into detergent-resistant membranes 24/01/19
Mobile DNA Retrophylogenomics in rorquals indicate large ancestral population sizes and a rapid radiation 22/01/19
Genome Biology and Evolution The evolutionary traceability of a protein 21/01/19
Clinical and Experimental ImmunologyImmunogenicity assay development and validation for biological therapy as exemplified by ustekinumab 17/01/19
Bioinformatics and Biology Insights HEATSTER: A Database and Web Server for Identification and Classification of Heat Stress Transcription Factors in Plants 15/01/19
Molecules Biosynthetic Gene Content of the ‘Perfume Lichens’ Evernia prunastri and Pseudevernia furfuracea 08/01/19
Nature Microbiology Neofunctionalization of the secreted Tin2 effector in the fungal pathogen Ustilago maydis 03/12/18
Biological Invasions eDNA-based crayfish plague detection as practical tool for biomonitoring and risk assessment of A. astaci-positive crayfish populations 21/11/18
Ecology & Evolution Transcriptomic responses to predator kairomones in embryos of the aquatic snail Radix balthica 17/10/18
Trends in Ecology & Evolution on ScienceDirect Environmental DNA Time Series in Ecology 09/10/18
Trends in Microbiology Refining the Natural Product Repertoire in Entomopathogenic Bacteria 01/10/18
Mammalion BiologyGenetic diversity of the genus Vulpes (Red fox and Fennec fox) in Tunisia based on mitochondrial DNA and noninvasive DNA sampling 26/09/18
Conservation Genetics Resources An environmental DNA assay for the detection of the regionally endangered freshwater fish Alburnoides bipunctatus in Germany 08/09/18
Molecular Ecology Resources Accuracy, limitations and cost efficiency of eDNA‐based community survey in tropical frogs 29/08/18
Toxins Studying Smaller and Neglected Organisms in Modern Evolutionary Venomics Implementing RNASeq (Transcriptomics) 16/07/18
IMA Fungus Ten reasons why a sequence-based nomenclature is not useful for fungi anytime soon 28/05/19
GigaScience A reference genome of the European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) 28/05/18
Science Advances Whole-genome sequencing of the blue whale and other rorquals finds signatures for introgressive gene flow 04/04/18