Publikationen

in press

Onchuru, T. O. & Kaltenpoth, M. (in press) Established cotton stainer gut bacterial mutualists evade regulation by host antimicrobial peptides. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Dietel, A.-K., Merker, H., Kaltenpoth, M. & Kost C. (in press) Selective advantages favour high genomic AT-contents in intracellular elements. PLoS Genetics.

Strohm, E., Herzner, G., Ruther, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Engl, T. (in press) Nitric oxide radicals are emitted by wasp eggs to kill mold fungi. eLife

​2019

Griebeler E. M., Klein N. (2019) Life-history strategies indicate live-bearing in Nothosaurus (Sauropterygia). Palaentology, DOI.org/10.1111/pala.12425.

Griebeler, E. M., Klein, N. (2019) Data from: Life‐history strategies indicate live‐bearing in Nothosaurus (Sauropterygia). Dryad Digital Repository. doi.org/10.5061/dryad.8jh08mp.

Schneider, D., Ehrman, L., Engl, T., Kaltenpoth, M., Hua-Van, A., Le Rouzic, A., Miller, W.J. (2019) Symbiont-driven male mating success in neotropical Drosophila paulistorum superspecies. Behavior Genetics. doi:10.1007/s10519-018-9937-8

​2018

Dietel, A.-K., Kaltenpoth, M. & Kost C. (2018) Convergent evolution in intracellular elements: plasmids as model endosymbionts. Trends in Microbiology, 26 (9): 755-768.

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.

Engl, T. (2018) Schon immer die gleiche Medizin. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, DOI:10.1002/nadc.20184075552

Engl, T., Eberl, N., Gorse, C., Krüger, T., Schmidt, T.H., Plarre, R., Adler, C. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Ancient symbiosis confers desiccation resistance to stored grain pest beetles. Molecular Ecology 27 (8): 2095-2108.

Engl, T. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Influence of microbial symbionts on insect pheromones. Natural Product Reports 35: 386-397.

Engl, T., Kroiss, J., Kai, M., Nechitaylo, T., Svatoš, A., Kaltenpoth, M. (2018). Evolutionary stability of antibiotic protection in a defensive symbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115 (9)_: E2020-E2029.

Engl, T., Michalkova, V., Weiss, B. L., Uzel, G. D., Takac, P., Miller, W. J., Abd-Alla, A. M. M., Aksoy, S., and Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Effect of antibiotic treatment and gamma-irradiation on cuticular hydrocarbon profiles and mate choice in tsetse flies (Glossina m. morsitans). BMC Microbiology. doi: 10.1186/s12866-018-1292-7

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

Griebeler, E.M. & Werner, J. (2018) Formal comment on: Myhrvold (2016) Dinosaur metabolism and the allometry of maximum growth rate. PLoS ONE; 11(11): e0163205. PLoS ONE 13(2):e0184756.

Hallmann, K. & Griebeler, E. M. (2018) An exploration of differences in the scaling of life history traits with body mass within reptiles and between amniotes. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4069.

Klein, N. & Griebeler E. M. (2018) Growth patterns, sexual dimorphism, and maturation modelled in Pachypleurosauria from Middle Triassic of central Europe (Diapsida: Sauropterygia). Fossil Record 21: 137-157.

Onchuru, T., Martinez, A., Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) The cotton stainer’s gut microbiota suppresses infection of a co-transmitted trypanosomatid parasite, Molecular Ecology, 27 (16): 3408-3419.

Onchuru, T. O., Martinez, A., Ingham, C. S. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Transmission of mutualistic bacteria in social and gregarious insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science 28: 50-58.

Pakwan, C., Kaltenpoth, M., Weiss, B., Chantawannakul, P., Jun, G. & Disayathanoowat, T. (2018) Bacterial communities associated with the ectoparasitic mites Varroa destructor and Tropilaelaps mercedesae of honey bees (Apis mellifera). FEMS Microbiology Ecology. DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fix160.

Paniagua Voirol, L.R., Frago, E., Kaltenpoth, M., Hilker, M. & Fatouros, N.E. (2018) Bacterial symbionts in Lepidoptera: Their variability, transmission and impact on the host. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 556.

Shukla, S.P., Plata, C., Reichelt, M., Steiger, S., Heckel, D.G., Kaltenpoth, M., Vilcinskas, A. & Vogel, H. (2018) Microbiome-assisted carrion preservation aids larval development in a burying beetle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1812808115.

Shukla, S.P., Vogel, H., Heckel, D.G., Vilcinskas, A. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Burying beetles regulate the microbiome of carcasses and use it to transmit a core microbiota to their offspring. Molecular Ecology 27 (8): 1980-1991.

Strohm, E., Herzner, G., Ruther, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Engl, T. (2018) Nitric oxide radicals are emitted by wasp eggs to kill mold fungi, bioRxiv, 495085, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/495085 

Werner, J., Sfakianakis, N., Rendall, A. D. & Griebeler, E. M. (2018) Energy intake functions and energy budgets of ectotherms and endotherms derived from their ontogenetic growth in body mass and timing of sexual maturation. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 444: 83-92.

2017

Adam, N., Erler, T., Kallenbach, M., Kaltenpoth, M., Kunert, G., Baldwin, I.T., Schuman, M.C. (2017) Co-infestation of Nicotiana attenuata plants by a generalist leafhopper changes the sex ratio of the specialist herbivore Tupiocoris notatus. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 59 (1): 44-59.

Alonso-Pernas, P., Arias-Cordero, E., Novoselov, A., Ebert, C., Rybak, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Westermann, M., Neugebauer, U., Boland, W. (2017) Bacterial community and PHB-accumulating bacteria associated with the wall and specialized niches of the hindgut of the forest cockchafer (Melolontha hippocastani). Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 291.

Berasategui, A., Salem, H., Paetz, C., Santoro, M., Gershenzon, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Schmidt, A. (2017), Gut microbiota of the pine weevil degrades conifer diterpenes and increases insect fitness. Molecular Ecology 26 (15): 4099-4110.

Flórez, L. V. and 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.

Johannesen, J. (2017) Tracing the history and ecological context of Wolbachia double infection in a specialist host (Urophora cardui)—parasitoid (Eurytoma serratulae) system. Ecology and Evolution DOI:10.1002/ece3.2713.

Salem, H., Bauer , E., Kirsch R., Berasategui, A., Cripps, M., Weiss, B., Koga, R., Fukumori, K., Vogel, H., Fukatsu, T. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Drastic Genome Reduction in an Herbivore's Pectinolytic Symbiont. Cell. 171 (7):1520-1531.

Sandoval-Calderón, M., Guan, Z., Sohlenkamp, C. (2017) Knowns and unknowns of membrane lipid synthesis in streptomycetes. Biochimie. DOI: 10.1016/j.biochi.2017.05.008.

Sudakaran, S., Kost, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Symbiont acquisition and replacement as a source of ecological innovation. Trends in Microbiology 25 (5): 375-390.

Vogel, H., Shukla, S., Engl, T., Weiss, B., Fischer, R., Steiger, S., Heckel, D.G., Kaltenpoth, M., Vilcinskas, A. (2017) The digestive and defensive basis of carcass utilization by the burying beetle and its microbiota. Nature Communications 8: 15186.

Werner, J. & Griebeler, E.M. (2017) Was endothermy in amniotes induced by an early stop in growth during ontogeny? The Science of Nature 104:90.

Zizzarri, V., Engl, T., Lorenz, S., Ellers, J., Groot, A. (2017) Love at first sniff: a spermatophore-associated pheromone mediates partner attraction in the soil. Animal Behaviour. 124:221-227, DOI:10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.12.015

2016

Berasategui, A., Axelsson, K., Nordlander, G., Schmidt, A., Borg-Karlson, A.-K., Gershenzon, J. Terenius, O., & Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) The gut microbiota of the pine weevil (Hylobius abietis, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is similar across Europe and resembles that of other conifer-feeding beetles. Molecular Ecology 16: 4014-4031.

Berasategui, A., Shukla, S., Salem, H. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) Potential applications of insect symbionts in biotechnology. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100 (4): 1567-1577.

Dohet, L., Gregoire, J.-C., Berasategui, A., Kaltenpoth, M. & Biedermann, P. (2016) Bacterial and fungal symbionts of parasitic Dendroctonus bark beetles. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92 (9): 1-12.

Engl, T., Bodenstein, B. & Strohm, E. (2016) Mycobiota of brood cells of the European Beewolf, Philanthus triangulum (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae). European Journal of Entomology 113: 271-277.

Griebeler, E. M. & Werner, J. (2016) Mass, phylogeny and temperature are sufficient to explain differences in metabolic scaling across mammalian orders? Ecology and Evolution DOI 10.1002/ece3.2555.

Hesse, L. Falk, J. & Koch, K. (2016) Inflexible versus flexible: the influence of temperature and photoperiod on pre- and post-eyespot development time in Libellulidae (Odonata). Physiological Entomology 41(3): 224-233.

Hoffmann, G. S., Johannesen, J. & Griebeler, E. M. (2016) Population dynamics of a natural red deer population over 200 years detected via substantial changes of genetic Variation. Ecology and Evolution 6 (10): 3146-3153.

Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) Symbiotic Streptomyces provide antifungal defense in solitary wasps. In: Hurst, C.J. (ed.) Advances in environmental microbiology: The mechanistic benefits of microbial symbionts. Springer, Heidelberg.

Kaltenpoth, M., Strupat, K. & Svatoš, A. (2016) Linking metabolite production to taxonomic identity in environmental samples by (MA)LDI-FISH. The ISME Journal 10 (2): 527-531.

Klein, N. & Griebeler, E.M. (2016) Bone histology, microanatomy, and growth of the nothosauroid Simosaurus gaillardorti (Sauropterygia) from the Upper Muschelkalk of southern Germany/Baden-Württemberg. Comptes rendus Palevol.15: 147-167.

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.

Linn, C.A. & Griebeler, E. M. (2016) Habitat preference of German Mantis religiosa populations (Mantodea: Mantidae) and implications for conservation. Environmental Entomology 45(4): 829-840.

Onchuru, T.O., Ajamma, Y.U., Burugu, M., Kaltenpoth, M., Masiga, D. K. & Villinger, J. (2016) Chemical parameters and bacterial communities associated with larval habitats of Anopheles, Culex and Aedes mosquitoes in western Kenya. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 36(3): 146-160.

Rummel, C.D., Löder, M.G.J., Fricke, N.F., Lanf, T., Griebeler, E.M., Janke, M. & Gerdts, G.(2016) Plastic ingestion by pelagic and demersal fish from the North Sea and Baltic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 102: 134-141.

Staudacher, H., Kaltenpoth, M., Breeuwer, J.A.J., Menken, S.B.J., Heckel, D.G. & Groot, A.T. (2016) Variability of bacterial communities in the moth Heliothis virescens indicates transient association with the host. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0154514.

Weiss, B. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) Bacteriome-localized intracellular symbionts in pollen-feeding beetles of the genus Dasytes (Coleoptera, Dasytidae). Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1486. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01486.

Werner, J., Sfakianakis, Rendall, A. & Griebeler, E.M. (2016) Energy intake functions of ectotherms and endotherms derived from their body mass growth. arXiv:1611.09052v1.

Whitaker, M.R.L., Salzman, S., Sanders, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Pierce, N.E. (2016) Microbial communities of lycaenid butterflies do not correlate with host diet. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 1920.

2015

Buse, J., Boch, S., Hilgers, J. & Griebeler, E.M. (2015) Conservation of threatened habitat types under future climate change - lessons from plant-distribution models and current extinction trends in southern Germany. Journal of Nature Conservation 27:18-25.

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

Geisinger, C. & Koch, K. (2015) Vergleich der Libellenfauna (Odonata) im Naturschutzgebiet Laubenheimer-Bodenheimer Ried in Mainz von 2006 bis 2014. Mainzer naturwiss. Archiv, 52: 167-177.

Hallmann, K. & Griebeler, E.M. (2015) Eggshell types and their evolutionary correlation with life-history strategies in Squamates. PLoS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138785.

Jäckel, K. & Koch, K. (2015) Anisoptera-Exuvien (Odonata): nur leere Hüllen? Libellula 34 (3/4) 2015: 143–159.

Klein, N., Neenan, J., Scheyer, T. & Griebeler E.M. (2015) Growth patterns and life history strategies in Placodontia (Diapsida: Sauropterygia). Royal Society Open Science DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140440.

Koch, K. (2015) Influence of temperature and photoperiod on embryonic development in the dragonfly Sympetrum striolatum (Odonata: Libellulidae). Physiological Entomology 40: 90-101.

Koch, K. (2015) Lifetime egg production of captive libellulids (Odonata). International Journal of Odonatology 18 (3): 193-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13887890.2015.1043656

Koch, K. & Hesse, L. (2015) Vom Ei zum Fluginsekt. Der Lebenszyklus von Libellen. PdN Biologie in der Schule / Libellenforschung 5: 4-8.

Koch, K. & Jäckel, K. (2015) Slow versus fast Lifestyle. PdN Biologie in der Schule / Libellenforschung 5: 22-25.

Koch, K. & Prinzhorn, S. (2015) Wie stark beeinflussen Methoden und Bearbeiter die Aussagekraft wissenschaftlicher Studien? PdN Biologie in der Schule / Libellenforschung 5: 9-12.

Linn, C.A. & Griebeler, E.M. (2015) Reconstruction of two colonisation pathways of Mantis religiosa (Mantodea) in Germany using four mitochondrial markers. Genetica 143 (1): 11-20.

Ott, J. & Koch, K. (2015) Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840). Große Heidelibelle. In: Brockhaus et al. 2014; Verbreitungsatlas der Libellen Deutschlands. Libellula Supplement 14: 1-394.

Ott, J. & Koch, K. (2015) Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758). Gemeine Heidelibelle. In: Brockhaus et al. 2014; Verbreitungsatlas der Libellen Deutschlands. Libellula Supplement 14: 1-394.

Salem, H., Flórez, L., Gerardo, N.M. & 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.

Salem, H., Onchuru, T.O., Bauer, E. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2015) Symbiont transmission entails the risk of parasite infection. Biology Letters 11: 20150840.

Schwarz, L., Jäckel, K., Trautmann, .S, Griebeler, E.M. & Tietze, D.T. (2015) Zehn Jahre Integriertes Singvogelmonitoring am Eich-Gimbsheimer Altrhein. Fauna Flora Rheinland-Pfalz,13: Heft 1, 173-200.

Sudakaran, S., Retz, F., Kikuchi, Y., Kost, C. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2015) Evolutionary transition in symbiotic syndromes enabled diversification of phytophagous insects on an imbalanced diet. The ISME Journal 9 (12): 2587-2604.

Tserkova, F., Kirilova, T., Tcholakova, T., Gevezova-Kazakova, M., Klisarova, D., Johannesen, J. & Denev, I. (2015) Comparative study of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) populations inhabiting black sea and north-west European water basins as revealed by variability in Cytochrome B gene. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 21 (1): 100-105.

Weiss, K., Strohm, E., Kaltenpoth, M., Herzner, G. (2015) Comparative morphology of the postpharyngeal gland in the Philanthinae (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae) and the evolution of an antimicrobial brood protection mechanism. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 291.

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