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Multiple Signaling Pathways Involved in Human Dendritic Cell Maturation Are Affected by the Fungal Quorum-Sensing Molecule Farnesol.

J Immunol 2019 Oct 16. Epub 2019 Oct 16.

Fungal Septomics, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knöll Institute, 07745 Jena, Germany;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1900431DOI Listing
October 2019

(Ascomycota: Ophiostomatales) - A soil-borne fungus with pathogenic potential in the eastern quoll ().

Med Mycol Case Rep 2019 Sep 30;25:39-44. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Hessian State Laboratory (LHL), Department of Veterinary Medicine, Schubertstr. 60, 35392, Giessen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mmcr.2019.07.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6695275PMC
September 2019

First Insights in NK-DC Cross-Talk and the Importance of Soluble Factors During Infection With .

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2018 20;8:288. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Wuerzburg, WÜ4i, Wuerzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2018.00288DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6110135PMC
August 2019

A Revised Species Concept for Opportunistic Species Reveals Species-Specific Antifungal Susceptibility Profiles.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2019 Aug 25;63(8). Epub 2019 Jul 25.

German National Reference Center for Invasive Fungal Infections, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany

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http://aac.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/AAC.00653-19
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00653-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6658771PMC
August 2019

Quantitative Simulations Predict Treatment Strategies Against Fungal Infections in Virtual Neutropenic Patients.

Front Immunol 2018 4;9:667. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Research Group Applied Systems Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.00667DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5893870PMC
June 2019

Phagocytes as central players in the defence against invasive fungal infection.

Semin Cell Dev Biol 2019 May 7;89:3-15. Epub 2018 Apr 7.

Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Germany; Septomics Research Center, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knoell-Institute, Jena, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semcdb.2018.03.021DOI Listing
May 2019

Predictive Virtual Infection Modeling of Fungal Immune Evasion in Human Whole Blood.

Front Immunol 2018 21;9:560. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Applied Systems Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.00560DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5871695PMC
May 2019

Invasive Fungal Infection.

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2019 04;116(16):271-278

National Reference Center for Invasive Fungal Infections, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena; Clinic of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Jena; Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Chair of Medical Microbiology and Mycology, Würzburg; Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital of Würzburg; InfectControl 2020, Jena/Würzburg; Cologne Excellence Cluster on Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases (CECAD), Department I of Internal Medicine, at the University Hospital of Cologne, European Excellence Center for Medical Mycology (ECMM), DGerman Center for Infection Research(DZIF) Partner Site Bonn Köln, Cologne University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3238/arztebl.2019.0271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6549129PMC
April 2019

Automated tracking of label-free cells with enhanced recognition of whole tracks.

Sci Rep 2019 Mar 1;9(1):3317. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Applied Systems Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-39725-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6397148PMC
March 2019

Comparative Genomics of Serial Isolates and the Rapid Acquisition of Echinocandin Resistance during Therapy.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2019 02 29;63(2). Epub 2019 Jan 29.

National Reference Center for Invasive Mycoses, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany

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http://aac.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/AAC.01628-18
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01628-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6355595PMC
February 2019

Azole-induced cell wall carbohydrate patches kill Aspergillus fumigatus.

Nat Commun 2018 08 6;9(1):3098. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Max von Pettenkofer-Institut für Hygiene und Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Medizinische Fakultät, LMU München, Pettenkoferstraße 9a, 80336, Munich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05497-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6078979PMC
August 2018

Tracheal, laryngeal and pulmonary mucormycosis followed by organizing pneumonia in a patient with Adult Onset Still's Disease.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2018 Jun 6;20:28-32. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Evangelische Lungenklinik Berlin, Lindenberger Weg 27, 13125 Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mmcr.2018.02.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6105918PMC
June 2018

Farnesol signalling in Candida albicans - more than just communication.

Crit Rev Microbiol 2018 Mar 13;44(2):230-243. Epub 2017 Jun 13.

a Research Group Microbial Immunology , Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knoell Institute (HKI) , Jena , Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1040841X.2017.1337711DOI Listing
March 2018

FunResDB-A web resource for genotypic susceptibility testing of Aspergillus fumigatus.

Med Mycol 2018 Jan;56(1):117-120

German National Reference Center for Invasive Fungal Infections - NRZMyk, Septomics Research Centre, Leibniz-Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knoell-Institute, 07745 Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myx015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5896429PMC
January 2018

CO sensing in fungi: at the heart of metabolic signaling.

Curr Genet 2017 Dec 10;63(6):965-972. Epub 2017 May 10.

Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, 97080, Würzburg, Germany.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00294-017-0700-0
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00294-017-0700-0DOI Listing
December 2017

Fusarium Keratitis in Germany.

J Clin Microbiol 2017 10 26;55(10):2983-2995. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

National Reference Center for Invasive Fungal Infections (NRZMyk), Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00649-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5625384PMC
October 2017

Persistence within dendritic cells marks an antifungal evasion and dissemination strategy of Aspergillus terreus.

Sci Rep 2017 09 6;7(1):10590. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Fungal Genetics and Biology Group, School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, NG7 2RD, Nottingham, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10914-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5587622PMC
September 2017

C-Terminal Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Peptide: A New Sepsis Biomarker with Immunomodulatory Function.

Mediators Inflamm 2016 13;2016:6129437. Epub 2016 Jun 13.

Department of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747 Jena, Germany; Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC), Jena University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747 Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6129437DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4921625PMC
May 2017

Isoform localization of Dectin-1 regulates the signaling quality of anti-fungal immunity.

Eur J Immunol 2017 05 13;47(5):848-859. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Klinik für Innere Medizin II, Abteilung für Hämatologie und Internistische Onkologie, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Jena, Germany.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/eji.201646849
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eji.201646849DOI Listing
May 2017

Migration and interaction tracking for quantitative analysis of phagocyte-pathogen confrontation assays.

Med Image Anal 2017 02 25;36:172-183. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Applied Systems Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany; Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2016.11.007DOI Listing
February 2017

Specific and Novel microRNAs Are Regulated as Response to Fungal Infection in Human Dendritic Cells.

Front Microbiol 2017 23;8:270. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

Systems Biology/Bioinformatics, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.00270DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5322194PMC
February 2017

Lipid Signaling via Pkh1/2 Regulates Fungal CO2 Sensing through the Kinase Sch9.

MBio 2017 01 31;8(1). Epub 2017 Jan 31.

Septomics Research Center, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knöll Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.02211-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5263247PMC
January 2017

Colonization of CF patients' upper airways with S. aureus contributes more decisively to upper airway inflammation than P. aeruginosa.

Med Microbiol Immunol 2016 Oct 4;205(5):485-500. Epub 2016 Jul 4.

Department of Pediatrics, Cystic Fibrosis Center, Jena University Hospital, Kochstrasse 2, 07745, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00430-016-0463-0DOI Listing
October 2016

Genetic Factors of the Disease Course after Sepsis: A Genome-Wide Study for 28Day Mortality.

EBioMedicine 2016 Oct 15;12:239-246. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Integrated Research and Treatment Center, Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC), Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany; Center for Clinical Studies, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany; Head of Paul-Martini-Clinical Sepsis Research Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2016.08.043DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5078589PMC
October 2016

Hypoxia attenuates anti-Aspergillus fumigatus immune responses initiated by human dendritic cells.

Mycoses 2016 Aug 23;59(8):503-8. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

Medical Clinic and Polyclinic II, University Hospital, Wuerzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/myc.12498DOI Listing
August 2016

Candida albicans infection leads to barrier breakdown and a MAPK/NF-κB mediated stress response in the intestinal epithelial cell line C2BBe1.

Cell Microbiol 2016 07 26;18(7):889-904. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Septomics Research Centre, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cmi.12566DOI Listing
July 2016

Candida albicans Induces Metabolic Reprogramming in Human NK Cells and Responds to Perforin with a Zinc Depletion Response.

Front Microbiol 2016 19;7:750. Epub 2016 May 19.

Septomics Research Center, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute and Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00750DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4872603PMC
May 2016

Host response to Candida albicans bloodstream infection and sepsis.

Virulence 2015 18;6(4):316-26. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

a Septomics Research Center ; Friedrich-Schiller-University and Leibniz-Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans-Knoell-Institute ; Jena , Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/21505594.2014.988096DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4601378PMC
March 2016

Human Invariant Natural Killer T cells possess immune-modulating functions during Aspergillus infection.

Med Mycol 2016 Feb 18;54(2):169-76. Epub 2015 Oct 18.

Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myv074DOI Listing
February 2016

Human neutrophils dump Candida glabrata after intracellular killing.

Fungal Genet Biol 2015 Nov 16;84:37-40. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

Septomics Research Center, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans-Knoell-Institute, Jena, Germany; Center for Sepsis Control and Care, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany; German National Reference Center for Invasive Fungal Infections, Hans-Knoell-Institute, Jena, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2015.09.008DOI Listing
November 2015

Candida albicans bloodstream isolates in a German university hospital are genetically heterogenous and susceptible to commonly used antifungals.

Int J Med Microbiol 2015 Oct 22;305(7):742-7. Epub 2015 Aug 22.

National Reference Center for Invasive Mycoses, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany; Septomics Research Center, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmm.2015.08.027DOI Listing
October 2015

Neutrophil activation by Candida glabrata but not Candida albicans promotes fungal uptake by monocytes.

Cell Microbiol 2015 Sep 5;17(9):1259-76. Epub 2015 May 5.

Septomics Research Center, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cmi.12443DOI Listing
September 2015

Bottom-up modeling approach for the quantitative estimation of parameters in pathogen-host interactions.

Front Microbiol 2015 19;6:608. Epub 2015 Jun 19.

Applied Systems Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knöll-Institute Jena, Germany ; Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy, Friedrich Schiller University Jena Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00608DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4473060PMC
July 2015

The fungal quorum-sensing molecule farnesol activates innate immune cells but suppresses cellular adaptive immunity.

MBio 2015 Mar 17;6(2):e00143. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Septomics Research Centre, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany

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http://mbio.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/mBio.00143-15
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00143-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4453522PMC
March 2015

Biomarker-based classification of bacterial and fungal whole-blood infections in a genome-wide expression study.

Front Microbiol 2015 11;6:171. Epub 2015 Mar 11.

Systems Biology/Bioinformatics, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knöll-Institute Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4356159PMC
March 2015

Automated segmentation and tracking of non-rigid objects in time-lapse microscopy videos of polymorphonuclear neutrophils.

Med Image Anal 2015 Feb 8;20(1):34-51. Epub 2014 Nov 8.

Applied Systems Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany; Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2014.10.002DOI Listing
February 2015

A second stimulus required for enhanced antifungal activity of human neutrophils in blood is provided by anaphylatoxin C5a.

J Immunol 2015 Feb 24;194(3):1199-210. Epub 2014 Dec 24.

Septomics Research Center, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, 07745 Jena, Germany; Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, 07747 Jena, Germany; and German National Reference Center for Invasive Fungal Infections, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, 07745 Jena, Germany

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http://www.jimmunol.org/lookup/doi/10.4049/jimmunol.1401845
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1401845DOI Listing
February 2015

Defining the transcriptomic landscape of Candida glabrata by RNA-Seq.

Nucleic Acids Res 2015 Feb 13;43(3):1392-406. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Septomics Research Center, Fungal Septomics, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany National Reference Center for Invasive Mycoses, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gku1357DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4330350PMC
February 2015

Neutrophil responses to aspergillosis: new roles for old players.

Mycopathologia 2014 Dec 9;178(5-6):387-93. Epub 2014 Aug 9.

Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057, Braga, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11046-014-9796-7DOI Listing
December 2014

Microevolution of Candida albicans in macrophages restores filamentation in a nonfilamentous mutant.

PLoS Genet 2014 Dec 4;10(12):e1004824. Epub 2014 Dec 4.

Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute Jena (HKI), Jena, Germany; Integrated Research and Treatment Center, Sepsis und Sepsisfolgen, Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC), Universitätsklinikum Jena, Germany; Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany.

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https://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1004824
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1004824DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4256171PMC
December 2014

Human dendritic cell subsets display distinct interactions with the pathogenic mould Aspergillus fumigatus.

Int J Med Microbiol 2014 Nov 18;304(8):1160-8. Epub 2014 Aug 18.

Laboratory WÜ4i, Medical Clinic and Policlinic II, University Clinic Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmm.2014.08.009DOI Listing
November 2014

In vivo imaging of disseminated murine Candida albicans infection reveals unexpected host sites of fungal persistence during antifungal therapy.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2014 Oct 20;69(10):2785-96. Epub 2014 Jun 20.

Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany Microbial Biochemistry and Physiology, Hans Knoell Institute, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Beutenbergstrasse 11a, 07745 Jena, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dku198DOI Listing
October 2014

Differential role of NK cells against Candida albicans infection in immunocompetent or immunocompromised mice.

Eur J Immunol 2014 Aug 27;44(8):2405-14. Epub 2014 May 27.

Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud Center for Infectious Disease, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eji.201343828DOI Listing
August 2014

Aspergillus fumigatus induces microRNA-132 in human monocytes and dendritic cells.

Int J Med Microbiol 2014 Jul 26;304(5-6):592-6. Epub 2014 Apr 26.

University Hospital Wuerzburg, Medical Clinic and Polyclinic II, Wuerzburg, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmm.2014.04.005DOI Listing
July 2014

A family of glutathione peroxidases contributes to oxidative stress resistance in Candida albicans.

Med Mycol 2014 Apr 7;52(3):223-39. Epub 2014 Mar 7.

Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myt021DOI Listing
April 2014

PTX3 deficiency and aspergillosis.

N Engl J Med 2014 04;370(17):1666-7

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1402787DOI Listing
April 2014

Human natural killer cells acting as phagocytes against Candida albicans and mounting an inflammatory response that modulates neutrophil antifungal activity.

J Infect Dis 2014 Feb 25;209(4):616-26. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

Septomics Research Centre, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knoell Institute.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jit574DOI Listing
February 2014

A virtual infection model quantifies innate effector mechanisms and Candida albicans immune escape in human blood.

PLoS Comput Biol 2014 Feb 20;10(2):e1003479. Epub 2014 Feb 20.

Septomics Research Center, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knöll-Institute (HKI), Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003479DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3930496PMC
February 2014

Complement and innate immune evasion strategies of the human pathogenic fungus Candida albicans.

Mol Immunol 2013 Dec 26;56(3):161-9. Epub 2013 Jun 26.

Department of Infection Biology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Products Research and Infection Biology, Hans-Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molimm.2013.05.218DOI Listing
December 2013

A core filamentation response network in Candida albicans is restricted to eight genes.

PLoS One 2013 14;8(3):e58613. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

Septomics Research Center, Friedrich Schiller University and Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3597736PMC
September 2013

Carbonic anhydrase regulation and CO(2) sensing in the fungal pathogen Candida glabrata involves a novel Rca1p ortholog.

Bioorg Med Chem 2013 Mar 6;21(6):1549-54. Epub 2012 Jun 6.

School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bmc.2012.05.053DOI Listing
March 2013

40-O -[2-Hydroxyethyl]rapamycin modulates human dendritic cell function during exposure to Aspergillus fumigatus.

J Basic Microbiol 2012 Jun 21;52(3):269-76. Epub 2011 Jul 21.

Universität Würzburg, Medizinische Klinik & Poliklinik II, Würzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jobm.201100071DOI Listing
June 2012

The Arthroderma benhamiae hydrophobin HypA mediates hydrophobicity and influences recognition by human immune effector cells.

Eukaryot Cell 2012 May 9;11(5):673-82. Epub 2012 Mar 9.

Department of Molecular and Applied Microbiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/EC.00037-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3346419PMC
May 2012

Human NK cells display important antifungal activity against Aspergillus fumigatus, which is directly mediated by IFN-γ release.

J Immunol 2011 Aug 22;187(3):1369-76. Epub 2011 Jun 22.

Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, 97080 Würzburg, Germany.

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August 2011

Real-time PCR and quantitative culture for monitoring of experimental Aspergillus fumigatus intracranial infection in neutropenic mice.

J Med Microbiol 2011 Jul 24;60(Pt 7):913-9. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sir Patrick Dun Research Laboratory, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

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July 2011

Neisseria meningitidis adhesin NadA targets beta1 integrins: functional similarity to Yersinia invasin.

J Biol Chem 2011 Jun 6;286(23):20536-46. Epub 2011 Apr 6.

Max von Pettenkofer Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, 80336 Munich, Germany.

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June 2011

[Ulcerating nodules on the right arm after hunting muskrats].

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2011 Jun;9(6):487-9

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universität Würzburg.

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June 2011

The Candida albicans-specific gene EED1 encodes a key regulator of hyphal extension.

PLoS One 2011 Apr 7;6(4):e18394. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany.

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April 2011

Medical microbiology.

J Basic Microbiol 2010 Dec;50 Suppl 1:S3

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December 2010

Virulence determinants involved in differential host niche adaptation of Neisseria meningitidis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Med Microbiol Immunol 2010 Aug 9;199(3):185-96. Epub 2010 Apr 9.

Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.

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August 2010

Eradication is impossible.

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Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010 May 28;107(21):369; author reply 369-70. Epub 2010 May 28.

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May 2010

The glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protease Sap9 modulates the interaction of Candida albicans with human neutrophils.

Infect Immun 2009 Dec 5;77(12):5216-24. Epub 2009 Oct 5.

Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, 97080 Würzburg, Germany.

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December 2009

Recognition via the class A scavenger receptor modulates cytokine secretion by human dendritic cells after contact with Neisseria meningitidis.

Microbes Infect 2008 Aug-Sep;10(10-11):1158-65. Epub 2008 Jun 29.

Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wuerzburg, Josef-Schneider-Str. 2/E1, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany.

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July 2009

Expression of the meningococcal adhesin NadA is controlled by a transcriptional regulator of the MarR family.

Mol Microbiol 2009 May 21;72(4):1054-67. Epub 2009 Apr 21.

University of Würzburg, Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, Würzburg, Germany.

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May 2009

Recognition of meningococcal molecular patterns by innate immune receptors.

Int J Med Microbiol 2009 Jan 15;299(1):9-20. Epub 2008 Aug 15.

Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.

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January 2009

Evaluation of new colorimetric vitek 2 yeast identification card by use of different source media.

J Clin Microbiol 2008 Nov 17;46(11):3784-7. Epub 2008 Sep 17.

Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Josef-Schneider-Str. 2/E1, 97080 Würzburg, Germany.

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November 2008

Capsule acetylation does not impair recognition of serogroup C, W-135 and Y meningococci by human dendritic cells.

Int J Med Microbiol 2008 Oct 31;298(7-8):591-7. Epub 2007 Dec 31.

Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Josef-Schneider-Str. 2/E1, D-97080 Würzburg, Germany.

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October 2008

Induction of ERK-kinase signalling triggers morphotype-specific killing of Candida albicans filaments by human neutrophils.

Cell Microbiol 2008 Mar 21;10(3):807-20. Epub 2007 Nov 21.

University of Würzburg, Department of Internal Medicine II, Germany.

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March 2008

The Aspergillus fumigatus transcriptional regulator AfYap1 represents the major regulator for defense against reactive oxygen intermediates but is dispensable for pathogenicity in an intranasal mouse infection model.

Eukaryot Cell 2007 Dec 5;6(12):2290-302. Epub 2007 Oct 5.

Department of Molecular and Applied Microbiology, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans-Knoell-Institute, Jena, Germany.

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December 2007

A functional two-partner secretion system contributes to adhesion of Neisseria meningitidis to epithelial cells.

J Bacteriol 2007 Nov 14;189(22):7968-76. Epub 2007 Sep 14.

University of Wuerzburg, Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, Josef-Schneider-Str. 2, E1, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany.

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November 2007

Cytosolic proteins contribute to surface plasminogen recruitment of Neisseria meningitidis.

J Bacteriol 2007 Apr 16;189(8):3246-55. Epub 2007 Feb 16.

Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, University of Giessen, Friedrichsstrasse 16, 35392 Giessen, Germany.

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April 2007

[Persistent reddish-brown plaque on the occiput of a 62-year-old patient].

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2007 Jan;5(1):55-7

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany.

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January 2007