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Bense S, Witte J, Preuße M, Koska M, Pezoldt L, Dröge A, Hartmann O, Müsken M, Schulze J, Fiebig T, Bähre H, Felgner S, Pich A, Häussler S. Pseudomonas aeruginosa post-translational responses to elevated c-di-GMP levels. Mol Microbiol 2022; 117:1213-1226. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14902.  

Chen F, Elgaher WAM, Winterhoff M, Büssow K, Waqas FH, Graner E, Pires-Afonso Y, Casares Perez L, de la Vega L, Sahini N, Czichon L, Zobl W, Zillinger T, Shehata M, Pleschka S, Bähre H, Falk C, Michelucci A, Schuchardt S, Blankenfeldt W, Hirsch AKH, Pessler F. Citraconate inhibits ACOD1 (IRG1) catalysis, reduces interferon responses and oxidative stress, and modulates inflammation and cell metabolism. Nat Metab 2022; 4: 534-546. doi: 10.1038/s42255-022-00577-x. 

Cohen H, Adani B, Cohen E, Piscon B, Azriel S, Desai P, Bähre H, McClelland M, Rahav G, Gal-Mor O. The ancestral stringent response potentiator, DksA has been adapted throughout Salmonella evolution to orchestrate the expression of metabolic, motility, and virulence pathways. Gut Microbes 2022; 14:1997294. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2021.1997294. 

Ding J, Schuergers N, Baehre H, Wilde A. Enzymatic properties of CARF-domain proteins in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Front Microbiol. 2022 Nov 7;13:1046388. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.1046388. 

Gruenwald M, Chen F, Bähre H, Pessler F. Itaconate Isomers in Bread. Antioxidants (Basel) 2022; 11: 1382. doi: 10.3390/antiox11071382. 

Kaya-Zeeb S, Engelmayer L, Straßburger M, Bayer J, Bähre H, Seifert R, Scherf-Clavel O, Thamm M. Octopamine drives honeybee thermogenesis. Elife 2022; 11:e74334. doi: 10.7554/eLife.74334. 

Kircher B, Woltemate S, Gutzki F, Schlüter D, Geffers R, Bähre H, Vital M. Predicting butyrate- and propionate-forming bacteria of gut microbiota from sequencing data. Gut Microbes 2022; 14: 2149019. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2022.2149019. 

Koska M, Kordes A, Erdmann J, Willger SD, Thöming JG, Bähre H, Häussler S. Distinct Long- and Short-Term Adaptive Mechanisms in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Microbiol Spectr 2022; 10: e0304322; doi: 10.1128/spectrum.03043-22.

Li F, Cao L, Bähre H, Kim SK, Schroeder K, Jonas K, Koonce K, Mekonnen SA, Mohanty S, Bai F, Brauner A, Lee VT, Rohde M, Römling U. Patatin-like phospholipase CapV in Escherichia coli - morphological and physiological effects of one amino acid substitution. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes 2022; 8: 39. doi: 10.1038/s41522-022-00294-z. 

Mederacke I, Filliol A, Affo S, Nair A, Hernandez C, Sun Q, Hamberger F, Brundu F, Chen Y, Ravichandra A, Huebener P, Anke H, Shi H, Martínez García de la Torre RA, Smith JR, Henderson NC, Vondran FWR, Rothlin CV, Baehre H, Tabas I, Sancho-Bru P, Schwabe RF. The purinergic P2Y14 receptor links hepatocyte death to hepatic stellate cell activation and fibrogenesis in the liver. Sci Transl Med 2022; 14: eabe5795. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abe5795. 

Moradali MF, Ghods S, Bähre H, Lamont RJ, Scott DA, Seifert R. Atypical cyclic di-AMP signaling is essential for Porphyromonas gingivalis growth and regulation of cell envelope homeostasis and virulence. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2022; 8: 53. doi: 10.1038/s41522-022-00316-w. 

Nakane D, Enomoto G, Bähre H, Hirose Y, Wilde A, Nishizaka T. Thermosynechococcus switches the direction of phototaxis by a c-di-GMP-dependent process with high spatial resolution. Elife 2022; 11: e73405. doi: 10.7554/eLife.73405.

Naasner L, Froese N, Hofmann W, Galuppo P, Werlein C, Shymotiuk I, Szaroszyk M, Erschow S, Amanakis G, Bähre H, Kühnel MP, Jonigk DD, Geffers R, Seifert R, Ricke-Hoch M, Wende AR, Blaner WS, Abel ED, Bauersachs J, Riehle C. Vitamin A preserves cardiac energetic gene expression in a murine model of diet-induced obesity. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2022; 323: H1352-H1364. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00514.2022. 

Oberkampf M, Hamiot A, Altamirano-Silva P, Bellés-Sancho P, Tremblay YDN, DiBenedetto N, Seifert R, Soutourina O, Bry L, Dupuy B, Peltier J. c-di-AMP signaling is required for bile salt resistance, osmotolerance, and long-term host colonization by Clostridioides difficile. Sci Signal 2022;15: eabn8171. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.abn8171. 

Rick T, Kreiling V, Höing A, Fiedler S, Glatter T, Steinchen W, Hochberg G, Bähre H, Seifert R, Bange G, Knauer SK, Graumann PL, Thormann KM. GGDEF domain as spatial on-switch for a phosphodiesterase by interaction with landmark protein HubP. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2022; 8: 35. doi: 10.1038/s41522-022-00297-w. 

Riehle C, Sieweke JT, Bakshi S, Ha CM, Junker Udesen NL, Møller-Helgestad OK, Froese N, Berg Ravn H, Bähre H, Geffers R, Seifert R, Møller JE, Wende AR, Bauersachs J, Schäfer A. miRNA-200b-A Potential Biomarker Identified in a Porcine Model of Cardiogenic Shock and Mechanical Unloading. Front Cardiovasc Med 2022; 9:881067. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2022.881067. 

Sohail A, Iqbal AA, Sahini N, Chen F, Tantawy M, Waqas SFH, Winterhoff M, Ebensen T, Schultz K, Geffers R, Schughart K, Preusse M, Shehata M, Bähre H, Pils MC, Guzman CA, Mostafa A, Pleschka S, Falk C, Michelucci A, Pessler F. Correction: Itaconate and derivatives reduce interferon responses and inflammation in influenza A virus infection. PLoS Pathog 2022; 18:e1011002. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1011002. Erratum for: PLoS Pathog. 2022; 18: e1010219. 

Sohail A, Iqbal AA, Sahini N, Chen F, Tantawy M, Waqas F, Winterhoff M, Ebensen T, Schultz K, Geffers R, Schughart K, Preusse M, Shehata M, Bähre H, Pils MC, Guzman CA, Mostafa A, Pleschka S, Falk C, Michelucci A, Pessler F. Itaconate and derivatives reduce interferon responses and inflammation in influenza A virus infection. PLoS Pathog 2022; 18: e1010219. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010219. 

Tantawy E, Schwermann N, Ostermeier T, Garbe A, Bähre H, Vital M, Winstel V. Staphylococcus aureus Multiplexes Death-Effector Deoxyribonucleosides to Neutralize Phagocytes. Front Immunol. 2022; 13:847171.
doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.847171. 


Braun F, Recalde A, Bähre H, Seifert R, Albers SV. Putative Nucleotide-Based Second Messengers in the Archaeal Model Organisms Haloferax volcanii and Sulfolobus acidocaldarius. Front Microbiol 2021; 12:779012. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.779012.

Bünsow D, Tantawy E, Ostermeier T, Bähre HGarbe A, Larsen J, Winstel V. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius synthesizes deoxyadenosine to cause persistent infection. Virulence 2021; 12: 989-1002. doi: 10.1080/21505594.2021.1903691.

Cohen H, Adani B, Cohen E, Piscon B, Azriel S, Desai P, Bähre H, McClelland M, Rahav G, Gal-Mor O. The ancestral stringent response potentiator, DksA has been adapted throughout Salmonella evolution to orchestrate the expression of metabolic, motility, and virulence pathways. Gut Microbes. 2022; 14: 1997294. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2021.1997294. 

Dorado-Morales P, Martínez I, Rivero-Buceta V, Díaz E, Bähre H, Lasa I, Solano C. Elevated c-di-GMP levels promote biofilm formation and biodesulfurization capacity of Rhodococcus erythropolis. Microb Biotechnol 2021; 14: 923-937. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.13689.

Durán V, Grabski E, Hozsa C, Becker J, Yasar H, Monteiro JT, Costa B, Koller N, Lueder Y, Wiegmann B, Brandes G, Kaever V, Lehr CM, Lepenies B, Tampé R, Förster R, Bošnjak B, Furch M, Graalmann T, Kalinke U. Fucosylated lipid nanocarriers loaded with antibiotics efficiently inhibit mycobacterial propagation in human myeloid cells. J Control Release 2021; 334: 201-212. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2021.04.012. 

Fortuna A, Bähre H, Visca P, Rampioni G, Leoni L. The two Pseudomonas aeruginosa DksA stringent response proteins are largely interchangeable at the whole transcriptome level and in the control of virulence-related traits. Environ Microbiol 2021; 3: 5487-5504. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15693

Krüger L, Herzberg C, Wicke D, Bähre H, Heidemann JL, Dickmanns J, Schmitt K, Ficner R, Stülke J.. A meet-up of two second messengers: the c-di-AMP receptor DarB controls (p)ppGpp synthesis in Bacillus subtilis. Nat Commun. 2021; 12: 1210. 

Neumann J, Grobe JM, Weisgut J, Schwelberger HG, Fogel WA, Marušáková M, Wache H, Bähre H, Buchwalow IB, Dhein S, Hofmann B, Kirchhefer U, Gergs U. Histamine can be Formed and Degraded in the Human and Mouse Heart. Front Pharmacol. 2021; 12: 582916. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2021.582916.

Oeser S, Wallner T, Nils S, Bučinská L, Sivabalasarma S, Bähre H, Albers SV, Wilde A. Minor pilins are involved in motility and natural competence of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Mol Microbiol 2021; 116: 743-765. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14768. 

Perduns R, Volk J, Plum M, Jochums A, Gutzki F, Kaever V, Geurtsen W. Camphorquinone alters the expression of extracellular proteases in a 3D co-culture model of the oral mucosa. Dent Mater 2021; 37: 236-248. doi: 10.1016/j.dental.2020.11.005.

Rodriguez-Garcia E, Zabaleta N, Gil-Farina I, Gonzalez-Aparicio M, Echeverz M, Bähre H, Solano C, Lasa I, Gonzalez-Aseguinolaza G, Hommel M. AdrA as a Potential Immunomodulatory Candidate for STING-Mediated Antiviral Therapy That Required Both Type I IFN and TNF-α Production. J Immunol 2021; 206: 376-385. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2000953.

Selim KA, Haffner M, Burkhardt M, Mantovani O, Neumann N, Albrecht R, Seifert R, Krüger L, Stülke J, Hartmann MD, Hagemann M, Forchhammer K. Diurnal metabolic control in cyanobacteria requires perception of second messenger signaling molecule c-di-AMP by the carbon control protein SbtB. Sci Adv. 2021; 7: eabk0568. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abk0568.  

Slavik KM, Morehouse BR, Ragucci AE, Zhou W, Ai X, Chen Y, Li L, Wei Z, Bähre HKönig MSeifert R, Lee ASY, Cai H, Imler JL, Kranzusch PJ. cGAS-like receptors sense RNA and control 3'2'-cGAMP signaling in Drosophila. Nature 2021; 597: 109-113. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03743-5. 

Winterhoff M, Chen F, Sahini N, Ebensen T, Kuhn M, Kaever VBähre H, Pessler F. Establishment, Validation, and Initial Application of a Sensitive LC-MS/MS Assay for Quantification of the Naturally Occurring Isomers Itaconate, Mesaconate, and Citraconate. Metabolites 2021; 11: 270. doi: 10.3390/metabo11050270.

Zhu S, Stanslowsky N, Fernández-Trillo J, Mamo TM, Yu P, Kalmbach N, Ritter B, Eggenschwiler R, Ouwendijk WJD, Mzinza D, Tan L, Leffler A, Spohn M, Brown RJP, Kropp KA, Kaever V, Ha TC, Narayanan P, Grundhoff A, Förster R, Schambach A, Verjans GMGM, Schmidt M, Kispert A, Cantz T, Gomis A, Wegner F, Viejo-Borbolla A. Generation of hiPSC-derived low threshold mechanoreceptors containing axonal termini resembling bulbous sensory nerve endings and expressing Piezo1 and Piezo2. Stem Cell Res 2021; 56: 102535. doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2021.102535.


Chaturvedi A, Goparaju R, Gupta C, Weder J, Klünemann T, Araujo Cruz MM, Kloos A, Goerlich K, Schottmann R, Othman B, Struys EA, Bähre H, Grote-Koska D, Brand K, Ganser A, Preller M, Heuser M. In vivo efficacy of mutant IDH1 inhibitor HMS-101 and structural resolution of distinct binding site. Leukemia 2020; 34: 416-426.

de Araujo LS, Pessler K, Sühs KW, Novoselova N, Klawonn F, Kuhn M, Kaever V, Müller-Vahl K, Trebst C, Skripuletz T, Stangel M, Pessler F. Phosphatidylcholine PC ae C44:6 in cerebrospinal fluid is a sensitive biomarker for bacterial meningitis. J Transl Med 2020 18: 9.

Gibhardt J, Heidemann JL, Bremenkamp R, Rosenberg J, Seifert R, Kaever V, Ficner R, Commichau FM. An extracytoplasmic protein and a moonlighting enzyme modulate synthesis of c-di-AMP in Listeria monocytogenes. Environ Microbiol 2020; 22: 2771-2791

Latoscha A, Drexler DJ, Al-Bassam MM, Bandera AM, Kaever V, Findlay KC, Witte G, Tschowri N. c-di-AMP hydrolysis by the phosphodiesterase AtaC promotes differentiation of multicellular bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020; 117:7392-7400.

Liu Y, Lee C, Li F, Trček J, Bähre H, Guo RT, Chen CC, Chernobrovkin A, Zubarev R, Römling U. A Cyclic di-GMP Network Is Present in Gram-Positive Streptococcus and Gram-Negative Proteus Species. ACS Infect Dis 2020; 6: 2672–2687. 

Schäfer H, Beckert B, Frese CK, Steinchen W, Nuss AM, Beckstette M, Hantke I, Driller K, Sudzinová P, Krásný L, Kaever V, Dersch P, Bange G, Wilson DN, Turgay K. The alarmones (p)ppGpp are part of the heat shock response of Bacillus subtilis. PLoS Genet 2020; 16: e1008275

Schimmel K, Jung M, Foinquinos A, San José G, Beaumont J, Bock K, Grote-Levi L, Xiao K, Bär C, Pfanne A, Just A, Zimmer K, Ngoy S, López B, Ravassa S, Samolovac S, Janssen-Peters H, Remke J, Scherf K, Dangwal S, Piccoli MT, Kleemiss F, Kreutzer FP, Kenneweg F, Leonardy J, Hobuß L, Santer L, Do QT, Geffers R, Braesen JH, Schmitz J, Brandenberger C, Müller DN, Wilck N, Kaever V, Bähre H, Batkai S, Fiedler J, Alexander KM, Wertheim BM, Fisch S, Liao R, Diez J, González A, Thum T. Natural Compound Library Screening Identifies New Molecules for the Treatment of Cardiac Fibrosis and Diastolic Dysfunction. Circulation 2020; 141: 751-767.

Thibeaux R, Soupé-Gilbert ME, Kainiu M, Girault D, Bierque E, Fernandes J, Bähre H, Douyère A, Eskenazi N, Vinh J, Picardeau M, Goarant C. The Zoonotic Pathogen Leptospira Interrogans Mitigates Environmental Stress Through cyclic-di-GMP-controlled Biofilm Production. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes 2020; 6: 24.

Thöming JG, Tomasch J, Preusse M, Koska M, Grahl N, Pohl S, Willger SD, Kaever V, Müsken M, Häussler S.
Parallel evolutionary paths to produce more than one Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm phenotype. 
NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2020; 6: 2.

Wallner T, Pedroza L, Voigt K, Kaever V, Wilde A. The cyanobacterial phytochrome 2 regulates the expression of motility-related genes through the second messenger cyclic di-GMP. Photochem Photobiol Sci 2020; 11:783-801 



Braun F, Thomalla L, van der Does C, Quax TEF, Allers T, Kaever V, Albers SV. Cyclic nucleotides in archaea: Cyclic di-AMP in the archaeon Haloferax volcanii and its putative role. Microbiologyopen 2019; e829.

Chen F, Lukat P, Iqbal AA, Saile K, Kaever V, van den Heuvel J, Blankenfeldt W, Büssow K, Pessler F. Crystal structure of cis-aconitate decarboxylase reveals the impact of naturally occurring human mutations on itaconate synthesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019; 116: 20644-20654

Grobe S, Doberenz S, Ferreira K, Krueger J, Brönstrup M, Kaever V, Häußler S. Identification and quantification of (t)RNA modifications in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Chembiochem 2019; 20: 1430-1437.

Koppenhöfer S, Wang H, Scharfe M, Kaever V, Wagner-Döbler I, Tomasch J. Integrated Transcriptional Regulatory Network of Quorum Sensing, Replication Control, and SOS Response in Dinoroseobacter shibae. Front Microbiol 2019; 10: 803.

Kordes A, Grahl N, Koska M, Preusse M, Arce-Rodriguez A, Abraham WR, Kaever V, Häussler S. Establishment of an induced memory response in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection of a eukaryotic host. ISME J 2019; 13: 2018-2030.

Kuhla B, Kaever V, Tuchscherer A, Kuhla A. Involvement of plasma endocannabinoids and the hypothalamic endocannabinoid system in increasing feed intake after parturition of dairy cows. Neuroendocrinology 2020, 110, 3-4, 246-257

Li F, Cimdins A, Rohde M, Jänsch L, Kaever V, Nimtz M, Römling U. DncV Synthesizes Cyclic GMP-AMP and Regulates Biofilm Formation and Motility in Escherichia coli ECOR31. MBio 2019; 10: pii: e02492-18.

Melzer C, Rehn V, Yang Y, Bähre H, von der Ohe J, Hass R. Taxol-Loaded MSC-Derived Exosomes Provide a Therapeutic Vehicle to Target Metastatic Breast Cancer and Other Carcinoma Cells. Cancers (Basel). 2019; 11: pii: E798.

Nicholls TJ, Spåhr H, Jiang S, Siira SJ, Koolmeister C, Sharma S, Kauppila JHK, Jiang M, Kaever V, Rackham O, Chabes A, Falkenberg M, Filipovska A, Larsson NG, Gustafsson CM. Dinucleotide Degradation by REXO2 Maintains Promoter Specificity in Mammalian Mitochondria. Mol Cell 2019; 76: 784-796

Perduns R, Volk J, Plum M, Gutzki F, Kaever V, Geurtsen W. Effects of HEMA on Nrf2-related gene expression using a newly developed 3D co-culture model of the oral mucosa. Dent Mater 2019; pii: S0109-5641.

Ratuszny D, Sühs KW, Novoselova N, Kuhn M, Kaever V, Skripuletz T, Pessler F, Stangel M. Identification of Cerebrospinal Fluid Metabolites as Biomarkers for Enterovirus Meningitis. Int J Mol Sci 2019; 20: pii: E337.

Rossmann FM, Rick T, Mrusek D, Sprankel L, Dörrich AK, Leonhard T, Bubendorfer S, Kaever V, Bange G, Thormann KM. The GGDEF domain of the phosphodiesterase PdeB in Shewanella putrefaciens mediates recruitment by the polar landmark protein HubP. J Bacteriol 2019; pii: JB.00534-18.

Sayner SL, Choi CS, Maulucci ME, Ramila, KC, Zhou C, Scruggs AK, Yarbrough T, Blair LAH, King JAC, Seifert R, Kaever V, Bauer NN. Extracellular vesicles: another compartment for the second messenger, cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP). Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2019; 316: L691-L700.

Scharrenbroich J, Kaever V, Dove S, Seifert R, Schneider EH. Hydrolysis of the non-canonical cyclic nucleotide cUMP by PDE9A: kinetics and binding mode. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 2019; 392: 199-208.

Sperling L, Mulero Alegría MD, Kaever V, Curtis PD. Analysis of Brevundimonas subvibrioides developmental signaling systems reveals inconsistencies between phenotypes and c-di-GMP levels. J Bacteriol 2019; pii: JB.00447-19

Sühs KW, Novoselova N, Kuhn M, Seegers L, Kaever V, Müller-Vahl K, Trebst C, Skripuletz T, Stangel M, Pessler F. Kynurenine is a cerebrospinal fluid biomarker for bacterial and viral CNS infections. J Infect Dis 2019; 220: 127-138.

Wissig J, Grischin J, Bassler J, Schubert C, Friedrich T, Bähre H, Schultz JE, Unden G. CyaC, a redox-regulated adenylate cyclase of Sinorhizobium meliloti with a quinone responsive diheme-B membrane anchor domain. Mol Microbiol 2019; 112: 16-28.



Kuhn M, Sühs KW, Akmatov MK, Klawonn F, Wang J, Skripuletz T, Kaever V, Stangel M, Pessler F. Mass-spectrometric profiling of cerebrospinal fluid reveals metabolite biomarkers for CNS involvement in varicella zoster virus reactivation. J Neuroinflammation 2018; 15: 20.

Müsken M, Pawar V, Schwebs T, Bähre H, Felgner S, Weiss S, Häussler S. Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Antibiotic Killing and Regrowth of Biofilm-Residing Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018; 62: pii: e01635-18.

Munder A, Rothschuh J, Schirmer B, Klockgether J, Kaever V, Tümmler B, Seifert R, Kloth C. The Pseudomonas aeruginosa ExoY phenotype of high-copy-number recombinants is not detectable in natural isolates. Open Biol 2018; 8: pii: 170250.

Ostermeyer J, Golly F, Kaever V, Dove S, Seifert R, Schneider EH. cUMP hydrolysis by PDE3B. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 2018; 391: 891-905

Schäper S, Yau HCL, Krol E, Skotnicka D, Heimerl T, Gray J, Kaever V, Søgaard-Andersen L, Vollmer W, Becker A. Seven-transmembrane receptor protein RgsP and cell wall-binding protein RgsM promote unipolar growth in Rhizobiales. PLoS Genet. 2018; 14: e1007594.

Zhang Y, Sass A, Van Acker H, Wille J, Verhasselt B, Van Nieuwerburgh F, Kaever V, Crabbé A, Coenye T. Coumarin Reduces Virulence and Biofilm Formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by Affecting Quorum Sensing, Type III Secretion and C-di-GMP Levels. Front Microbiol. 2018; 9:1952.


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