Publications

2024
Journal Article
Ungerhofer, K. A.; Plümper, O.; Preiner, M.; Reichart, G.-J.; Kraal, P.: Coupled carbon‑iron‑phosphorus cycling in the Rainbow hydrothermal vent field. Chemical Geology 650, 121994 (2024)
2023
Journal Article
Beyazay, T.; Belthle, K. S.; Farès, C.; Preiner, M.; Moran, J.; Martin, W. F.; Tüysüz, H.: Ambient temperature CO2 fixation to pyruvate and subsequently to citramalate over iron and nickel nanoparticles. Nature Communications 14, 570 (2023)
Review Article
Schwander, L.; Brabender, M.; Mrnjavac, N.; Wimmer, J. L. E.; Preiner, M.; Martin, W. F.: Serpentinization as the source of energy, electrons, organics, catalysts, nutrients and pH gradients for the origin of LUCA and life. (2023)
2022
Journal Article
Pereira, D. P. H.; Leethaus, J.; Beyazay, T.; Vieira, A. d. N.; Kleinermanns, K.; Tuysuz, H.; Martin, W. F.; Preiner, M.: Role of geochemical protoenzymes (geozymes) in primordial metabolism: specific abiotic hydride transfer by metals to the biological redox cofactor NAD+. FEBS JOURNAL 289 (11), pp. 3148 - 3162 (2022)
2021
Commentary
Life in a carbon dioxide world (NATURE, 592). (2021)
Journal Article
Wimmer, J. L. E.; Vieira, A. d. N.; Xavier, J. C.; Kleinermanns, K.; Martin, W. F.; Preiner, M.: The Autotrophic Core: An Ancient Network of 404 Reactions Converts H2, CO2, and NH3 into Amino Acids, Bases, and Cofactors. MICROORGANISMS 9 (2), 458 (2021)
Journal Article
Wimmer, J. L. E.; Xavier, J. C.; Vieira, A. d. N.; Pereira, D. P. H.; Leidner, J.; Sousa, F. L.; Kleinermanns, K.; Preiner, M.; Martin, W. F.: Energy at Origins: Favorable Thermodynamics of Biosynthetic Reactions in the Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA). FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY 12, 793664 (2021)
2020
Journal Article
do Nascimento Vieira, A.; Kleinermanns, K.; Martin, W. F.; Preiner, M.: The ambivalent role of water at the origins of life. FEBS LETTERS 594 (17), pp. 2717 - 2733 (2020)
Journal Article
Preiner, M.; Asche, S.; Becker, S.; Betts, H. C.; Boniface, A.; Camprubi, E.; Chandru, K.; Erastova, V.; Garg, S. G.; Khawaja, N. et al.; Kostyrka, G.; Machne, R.; Moggioli, G.; Muchowska, K. B.; Neukirchen, S.; Peter, B.; Pichlhoefer, E.; Radvanyi, A.; Rossetto, D.; Salditt, A.; Schmelling, N. M.; Sousa, F. L.; Tria, F. D. K.; Voros, D.; Xavier, J. C.: The Future of Origin of Life Research: Bridging Decades-Old Divisions. LIFE-BASEL 10 (3), 20 (2020)
Journal Article
Preiner, M.; Igarashi, K.; Muchowska, K. B.; Yu, M.; Varma, S. J.; Kleinermanns, K.; Nobu, M. K.; Kamagata, Y.; Tueysuez, H.; Moran, J. et al.; Martin, W. F.: A hydrogen-dependent geochemical analogue of primordial carbon and energy metabolism. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION 4 (4), pp. 534 - + (2020)
2019
Journal Article
Preiner, M.; Xavier, J. C.; Vieira, A. d. N.; Kleinermanns, K.; Allen, J. F.; Martin, W. F.: Catalysts, autocatalysis and the origin of metabolism. INTERFACE FOCUS 9 (6), 20190072 (2019)
2018
Journal Article
Preiner, M.; Xavier, J. C.; Sousa, F. L.; Zimorski, V.; Neubeck, A.; Lang, S. Q.; Greenwell, H. C.; Kleinermanns, K.; Tuysuz, H.; McCollom, T. M. et al.; Holm, N. G.; Martin, W. F.: Serpentinization: Connecting Geochemistry, Ancient Metabolism and Industrial Hydrogenation. LIFE-BASEL 8 (4), 41 (2018)
Journal Article
Sousa, F. L.; Preiner, M.; Martin, W. F.: Native metals, electron bifurcation, and CO2 reduction in early biochemical evolution. CURRENT OPINION IN MICROBIOLOGY 43, pp. 77 - 83 (2018)
Journal Article
Weiss, M. C.; Preiner, M.; Xavier, J. C.; Zimorski, V.; Martin, W. F.: The last universal common ancestor between ancient Earth chemistry and the onset of genetics. PLOS GENETICS 14 (8), e1007518 (2018)
Journal Article
Xavier, J. C.; Preiner, M.; Martin, W. F.: Something special about CO-dependent CO2 fixation. FEBS JOURNAL 285 (22), pp. 4181 - 4195 (2018)
2017
Book Chapter
Martin, W. F.; Preiner, M.: Origin of Life, Theories of. In: Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Fourth Edition), pp. 383 - 387 (Ed. Schmidt, T. M.). Academic Press (2017)
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