Dr. Laura Flórez – Publikationen


Dr. Laura Victoria Flórez

Evolutionäre Ökologie
Institut für Organismische und Molekulare Evolutionsbiologie
Hanns-Dieter-Hüsch-Weg 15
55128 Mainz

phone: +49 - (0) 6131 - 39 23572
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Wierz, J.C., Gaube, P., Klebsch, D., Kaltenpoth M. & Flórez, L.V. (2021) Transmission of Bacterial Symbionts With and Without Genome Erosion Between a Beetle Host and the Plant Environment, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.715601

Waterwortg, S. C., Florez, L. V., Rees, E. R., Hertweck, C., Kaltenpoth, M., Kwan, J. C. (2020) Horizontal gene transfer to a defensive symbiont with a reduced genome amongst a multipartite beetle microbiome. mBio. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02430-19

Kaltenpoth, M. & Florez, L. V. (2019) Versatile and Dynamic Symbioses Between Insects and Burkholderia Bacteria. Annual Review of Entomology. doi: 10.1146/annurev-ento-011019-025025

Waterwortg, S. C., Florez, L. V., Rees, E. R., Hertweck, C., Kaltenpoth, M., Kwan, J. C. (2019) Horizontal gene transfer to a defensive symbiont with a reduced genome amongst a multipartite beetle microbiome. bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/780619

Flórez, L. V., Scherlach, L., Miller, I. J., Rodrigues, A., Kwan, J. C., Hertweck C. and Kaltenpoth, M. (2018). An antifungal polyketide associated to horizontally acquired genes in a symbiont contributes to egg defense in Lagria beetles. Nat. Commun. 9, 2478. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04955-6

Dose, B., Niehs, S.P., Scherlach, K., Flórez, L.V., Kaltenpoth, M. & Hertweck, C. (2018) Unexpected bacterial origin of the antibiotic icosalide: two-tailed depsipeptide assembly in multifarious Burkholderia symbionts. ACS Chemical Biology 13: 2414-2420.

Flórez, L. V. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Symbiont dynamics and strain diversity in the defensive mutualism between Lagria beetles and Burkholderia. Environ. Microbiol. 19 (9): 3674-3688.

Flórez, L. V., Scherlach, K., Gaube, P., Ross, C., Sitte, E., Hermes, C., Rodrigues, A., Hertweck, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Antibiotic-producing symbionts dynamically transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualism. Nature Communications 8: 15172.

Gaube, P., Kaltenpoth, M. & Flórez, L.V. (2017) Infection of soybean plants with an insect bacterial symbiont and evaluation of plant fitness effects. BioProtocol 7 (24): 1-13.

Klein, A., Schrader, L., Gil, R., Manzano-Marin, A., Flórez, L., Wheeler, D., Werren, J. H., Latorre, A., Heinze, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Moya, A. & Oettler, J. (2016) A novel intracellular mutualistic bacterium in the invasive ant Cardiocondyla obscurior. The ISME Journal 10 (2): 376-388.

Florez, L. V., Biedermann, P.H.W, Engl, T., Kaltenpoth, M. (2015) Defensive symbioses of animals with prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms. Natural Product Reports 32: 904-936.

Salem, H. Florez L., Gerardo N., Kaltenpoth M. (2015) An out-of-body experience: the extracellular dimension for the transmission of mutualistic bacteria in insects. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282: 20142957. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.2957.

Florez, L., Herrmann C., Cramer JM., Hauser CP., Koynov K., Landfester K., Crespy D., Mailänder V. (2012) How shape influences uptake: interactions of anisotropic polymer nanoparticles and human mesenchymal stem cells. Small 8 (14): 2222-30.