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Recent publications

Tomazic, N., Overkamp, K., Wegner, H., Gu, B., Mahler, F., Aras, M., Keller, S., Pierik, A.J., Hofmann, E. & Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2021) Exchange of a single amino acid residue in the cryptophyte phycobiliprotein lyase GtCPES expands its substrate specificity. Biochim. Biophys. Acta-Bioenergetics 2021 Sep 17;1862(12):148493



Streng, C., Hartmann, J., Leister, K., Krauß, N., Lamparter, T., Frankenberg-Dinkel, N., Yu, Z. & Fischer,R. (2021) A novel role for mitochondria in fungal light sensing. EMBO J. e108083

Herrmann A.J., Sorwat J., Byrne J.M., Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. & Gehringer M.M.(2021) Evidence for diurnal Fe(II)/Fe(III) cycling and enhanced O2 production during the Archean in a simulated marine oxygen oases. Nature Comm. 12, 2069

Krauspe,V., Fahrner,M.,  Spät, P., Steglich,C. Frankenberg-Dinkel, N.,Macek, B.,  Schilling, O. & Hess, W.R. (2021) Discovery of a novel small protein factor involved in the coordinated degradation of phycobilisomes in cyanobacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 118 (5): e2012277118



Fiege, K. & Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2020) Construction of a new T7 promoter compatible Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 strain for recombinant production of heme-dependent proteins. Microb Cell Fact. 19, 1-7.

Aras, M., Hartmann, V., Hartmann, J., Nowaczyk, M. & Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2020) Proximity channeling during cyanobacterial phycoerythrobilin synthesis. FEBS J.      287, 284-294.

Sommerkamp, J. A., Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. and Hofmann, E. (2019) Crystal structure of the first eukaryotic bilin reductase GtPEBB reveals a flipped binding mode of dihydrobiliverdin.  J. Biol. Chem. 294(38), 13889-13901.

Fiege, K., Twittenhoff, C., Kwiatowski, K.  and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2019) Spectroscopic characterization of the heme binding (GAF) domain of two sensor kinases from Methanosarcina acetivorans. J. Porphyr. Phthalocyanines. 23(7), 930-942.

Aras, M., Hartmann, V., Hartmann, J., Nowaczyk, MM.  and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2019) Proximity channeling during cyanobacterial phycoerythrobilin synthesis. FEBS Journal (Epub ahaed of print).

Fiege, K. and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2019) Thiol-based redox sensing in the methyltransferase associated sensor kinase RdmS in Methanosarcina acetivorans. Environ. Microbiol. 21(5),1597-1610.

Bedrunka, P., Olbrisch, F., Rüger, M., Zehner, S. and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2018) Nitric oxide controls c-di-GMP turnover in Dinoroseobacter shibae. Microbiol.164(11), 1405-1415

Fiege, K., Querebillo, C. J., Hildebrandt, P. and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2018) Improved Method for the Incorporation of Heme Cofactors into Recombinant Proteins Using Escherichia coli Nissle 1917. Biochem.57(19), 2747-2755.

Stiefelmaier, J., Ledermann, B., Sorg, M., Banek, A., Geib, D., Ulber, R. and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2018) Pink bacteria - Production of the pink chromophore phycoerythrobilin with Escherichia coli. J. Biotechnol. 274, 47-53. 

Ledermann, B., Schwan, M., Sommerkamp, J.A., Hofmann, E., Béjà, O. and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2018) Evolution and molecularmechanism of four-electronreducingferredoxin-dependentbilinreductases from oceanicphages. FEBS Journal  285(2), 339-356.

Velázquez, F., Buhrke, D., Michael, N., Sauthof, L., Wilkening, S., Tavraz, N.N. , Salewski, J., Frankenberg-Dinkel, N., Mroginski, M.A., Scheerer, P., Friedrich, T., Siebert, F. and Hildebrandt, P. (2017) Common structural elements in the chromophore binding pocket of the Pfr state of bathy phytochromes. Photochem. Photobiol. 93(3), 724-732.

Gasper, R., Schwach, J., Hartmann, J., Holtkamp, A., Wiethaus, J., Riedel, N., Hofmann, E.  and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2017) Auxiliary metabolic genes- Distinct Features of Cyanophage-encoded T-type Phycobiliprotein Lyase θCpeT J. Biol. Chem. 292(8), 3089-3098.

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