Publications

2019-2016  ♦  2015-2011  ♦  2010-2006  ♦  2005-2001  ♦  2000-1998


2019 - 2016

Osorio-Valeriano M, Altegoer F, Steinchen W, Urban S, Liu Y, Bange G, Thanbichler M. (2019)
ParB-type DNA Segregation Proteins Are CTP-Dependent Molecular Switches. Cell. 2019 Dec 12;179(7):1512-1524.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.11.015.

Toro-Nahuelpan M, Corrales-Guerrero L, Zwiener T, Osorio-Valeriano M, Müller FD, Plitzko JM, Bramkamp M, Thanbichler M, Schüler D. (2019)
A gradient-forming MipZ protein mediating the control of cell division in the magnetotactic bacterium Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. Mol Microbiol. 2019 Aug 16. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14369.

Jung A, Raßbach A, Pulpetta RL, van Teeseling MCF, Heinrich K, Sobetzko P, Serrania J, Becker A, Thanbichler M. (2019)
Two-step chromosome segregation in the stalked budding bacterium Hyphomonas neptunium. Nat Commun. 2019 Jul 23;10(1):3290. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11242-5.

Kremer K, van Teeseling MCF, Schada von Borzyskowski L, Bernhardsgrütter I, van Spanning RJM, Gates AJ, Remus-Emsermann MNP, Thanbichler M, Erb TJ. (2019)
Dynamic Metabolic Rewiring Enables Efficient Acetyl Coenzyme A Assimilation in Paracoccus denitrificans. MBio. 2019 Jul 9;10(4). pii: e00805-19. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00805-19.

Billini M, Biboy J, Kühn J, Vollmer W, Thanbichler M. (2019)
A specialized MreB-dependent cell wall biosynthetic complex mediates the formation of stalk-specific peptidoglycan in Caulobacter crescentus. PLoS Genet. 2019 Feb 1;15(2):e1007897. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007897.

Thanbichler M. (2018)
Cell Division: Symbiotic Bacteria Turn It Upside Down. Curr Biol. 2018 Apr 2;28(7):R306-R308. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.02.041. 

Lin L, Osorio Valeriano M, Harms A, Søgaard-Andersen L, Thanbichler M. (2017)
Bactofilin-mediated organization of the ParABS chromosome segregation system in Myxococcus xanthus. Nat Commun. 2017 Nov 28;8(1):1817. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02015-z. 

Zielińska A, Billini M, Möll A, Kremer K, Briegel A, Izquierdo Martinez A, Jensen GJ, Thanbichler M. (2017)
LytM factors affect the recruitment of autolysins to the cell division site in Caulobacter crescentus. Mol Microbiol. 2017 Nov;106(3):419-438. doi: 10.1111/mmi.13775. 

Döhlemann J, Wagner M, Happel C, Carrillo M, Sobetzko P, Erb TJ, Thanbichler M, Becker A. (2017)
A Family of Single Copy repABC-Type Shuttle Vectors Stably Maintained in the Alpha-Proteobacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti. ACS Synth Biol. 2017 Jun 16;6(6):968-984. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00320. 

Cserti E, Rosskopf S, Chang YW, Eisheuer S, Selter L, Shi J, Regh C, Koert U, Jensen GJ, Thanbichler M.  (2017)
Dynamics of the peptidoglycan biosynthetic machinery in the stalked budding bacterium Hyphomonas neptunium. Mol Microbiol. 2017, Mar;103(5):875-895. doi: 10.1111/mmi.13593. 

Brenzinger S, Dewenter L, Delalez NJ, Leicht O, Berndt V, Paulick A, Berry RM, Thanbichler M, Armitage JP, Maier B, Thormann KM. (2015)
Mutations targeting the plug-domain of the Shewanella oneidensis proton-driven stator allow swimming at increased viscosity and under anaerobic conditions. Mol Microbiol. 2016, Dec;102(5):925-938. doi: 10.1111/mmi.13499. 

2015 - 2011

Muhr E, Leicht O, Gonzalez Sierra S, Thanbichler M, Heider J (2015) 
A fluorescent bioreporter for acetophenone and 1-phenylethanol derived from a specifically induced catabolic operon. Front Microbiol 6: 1561. [PDF]

Shi* S, Fricke* P, Lin L, Chevelkov V, Wegstroth M, Giller K, Becker S, Thanbichler M, Lange A (2015) 
Atomic-resolution structure of cytoskeletal bactofilin by solid-state NMR. Sci Adv 1: e1501087 [PDF]

Vasa* S, Lin* L, Shi C, Habenstein B, Riedel D, Kühn J, Thanbichler* M, Lange* A (2015) 
β-Helical architecture of cytoskeletal bactofilin filaments revealed by solid-state NMR. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 112: E127-136 [PDF]

Jung A, Eisheuer* S, Cserti* E, Leicht O, Strobel W, Möll A, Schlimpert S, Kühn J, Thanbichler M (2015) 
A molecular toolbox for the genetic manipulation of the stalked budding bacterium Hyphomonas neptunium. Appl Environ Microbiol 81: 736-744 [PDF]

Jia S, Keilberg D, Hot E, Thanbichler M, Sogaard-Andersen L, Lenz, P. (2014) 
Effect of the Min system on timing of cell division in Escherichia coli. PLoS One 9: e103863 [PDF]

Kiekebusch D, Thanbichler M (2014) 
Plasmid segregation by a moving ATPase gradient. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111: 4741-4742 [PDF]

Strobel* W, Möll* A, Kiekebusch D, Klein KE, Thanbichler M (2014) 
Function and localization dynamics of bifunctional penicillin-binding proteins in Caulobacter crescentus. J Bacteriol 96: 1627-1639 [PDF]

Kiekebusch D, Thanbichler M (2014) 
Spatiotemporal organization of microbial cells by protein concentration gradients. Trends Microbiol 22: 65-73 [PDF]

Klein* EA, Schlimpert* S, Hughes V, Brun YV, Thanbichler* M, Gitai* Z (2013) 
Physiological role of stalk lengthening in Caulobacter crescentus. Commun Integr Biol 6: e24561 [PDF]

Lin L, Thanbichler M (2013) 
Nucleotide-independent cytoskeletal scaffolds in bacteria. Cytoskeleton 70: 409-423 [PDF]

Eun YJ, Zhou M, Kiekebusch D, Schlimpert S, Trivedi RR, Bakshi S, Zhong Z, Wahlig TA, Thanbichler M, Weibel DB (2013) 
Divin: a small molecule inhibitor of bacterial divisome assembly. J Am Chem Soc 135: 9768-9776 [PDF]

Bulyha I, Lindow S, Lin L, Bolte K, Wuichet K, Kahnt J, van der Does C, Thanbichler M, Sogaard-Andersen L (2013) 
Two small GTPases act in concert with the bactofilin cytoskeleton to regulate dynamic bacterial cell polarity. Dev Cell 25: 119-131 [PDF]

Schlimpert* S, Klein* EA, Briegel A, Hughes V, Kahnt J, Bolte K, Maier UG, Brun YV, Jensen GJ, Gitai Z, Thanbichler M (2012) 
General protein diffusion barriers create compartments within bacterial cells. Cell 151: 1270-1282 (2012) [PDF]

Eun YJ, Foss M, Kiekebusch D, Pauw D, Westler W, Thanbichler M, Weibel DB (2012) 
DCAP: A broad-spectrum antibiotic that targets the cytoplasmic membrane of bacteria. J Am Chem Soc 134: 11322-11325  [PDF]

Hou S, Wieczorek SA, Kaminski TS, Ziebacz N, Tabaka M, Sorto NA, Foss MH, Shaw JT, Thanbichler M, Weibel DB, Nieznanski K, Holyst R, Garstecki, P (2012) 
Characterization of Caulobacter crescentus FtsZ using dynamic light scattering. J Biol Chem 287: 23878-23886 [PDF]

Kiekebusch* D, Michie* KA, Essen LO, Löwe J, Thanbichler M (2012) 
Localized dimerization and nucleoid binding drive gradient formation by the bacterial cell division inhibitor MipZ. Mol Cell 46: 245-259 [PDF]

Thanbichler M (2011) 
Good things come in small packages: subcellular organization and development in bacteria. Curr Opin Microbiol 14: 687-690 [PDF]

Briegel A, Beeby M, Thanbichler M, Jensen GJ (2011) 
Activated chemoreceptor arrays remain intact and hexagonally packed. Mol Microbiol 82: 748-757 [PDF]

2010-2006

Möll A, Schlimpert S, Briegel A, Jensen GJ, Thanbichler M (2010) 
DipM, a new factor required for peptidoglycan remodeling during cell division in Caulobacter crescentus. Mol Microbiol 77: 90-107 [PDF]

Thanbichler M (2010) 
Synchronization of chromosome dynamics and cell division in bacteria. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2: a000331 [PDF]

Kühn J, Briegel A, Mörschel E, Kahnt J, Leser K, Wick S, Jensen GJ, Thanbichler M (2010) 
Bactofilins, a ubiquitous class of cytoskeletal proteins mediating polar localization of a cell wall synthase in Caulobacter.  EMBO J 29: 327-339 [PDF]

Thanbichler M (2009) 
Spatial regulation in Caulobacter crescentus.  Curr Opin Microbiol 12: 715-721 [PDF]

Thanbichler M (2009) 
Closing the ring: a new twist to bacterial chromosome condensation. Cell 137: 598-600 [PDF]

Möll A, Thanbichler M (2009)
FtsN-like proteins are conserved components of the cell division machinery in proteobacteria. Mol Microbiol 72: 1037-1053 [PDF]

Radhakrishnan SK, Thanbichler M, Viollier PH (2008)
The dynamic interplay between a cell fate determinant and a lysozyme homologue drives the asymmetric division cycle of Caulobacter crescentus. Genes Dev 22: 212-225 [PDF]

Thanbichler M, Shapiro L (2008)
Getting organized – how bacterial cells move proteins and DNA. Nat Rev Microbiol 6: 28-40 [PDF]

Thanbichler M, Iniesta AA, Shapiro L (2007)
A comprehensive set of plasmids for vanillate- and xylose-inducible gene expression in Caulobacter crescentus. Nucleic Acids Res 35: e137 [PDF]

Thanbichler M, Shapiro L (2006)
Chromosome organization and segregation in bacteria. J Struct Biol 156: 292-303 [PDF]

Thanbichler M, Shapiro L (2006)
MipZ, a spatial regulator coordinating chromosome segregation with cell division in Caulobacter. Cell 126: 147-162 [PDF]

2005 - 2001

Thanbichler M, Wang SC, Shapiro L (2005)
The bacterial nucleoid: a highly organized and dynamic structure. J Cell Biochem 96: 506-521 [PDF]

Gitai Z, Thanbichler M, Shapiro L (2005)
The choreographed dynamics of bacterial chromosomes. Trends Microbiol 13: 221-228 [PDF]

Thanbichler M, Viollier PH, Shapiro L (2005)
The structure and function of the bacterial chromosome. Curr Opin Genet Dev 15: 153-162 [PDF]

Leibundgut M, Frick C, Thanbichler M, Böck A, Ban N (2005)
Selenocysteine tRNA-specific elongation factor SelB is a structural chimera of elongation and initiation factors. EMBO J 24: 11-22 [PDF]

Viollier* PH, Thanbichler* M, McGrath* PT, West L, Meewan M, McAdams HH, Shapiro L (2004)
Rapid and sequential movement of individual chromosomal loci to specific subcellular locations during bacterial DNA replication. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101: 9257-9262 [PDF]

Böck A, Thanbichler M (2004)
Selenocysteine. EcoSal Plus

Thanbichler M, Böck A (2003)
Purification and characterization of hexahistidine-tagged elongation factor SelB. Protein Expr Purif 31: 265-270 [PDF]

Böck A, Thanbichler M, Rother M, Resch A (2002)
Selenocysteine In: Ibba M, Cusack CS, Francklyn S (eds.), Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases. Landes Bioscience, Georgetown, USA

Thanbichler M, Böck A (2002)
The function of SECIS RNA in translational control of gene expression in Escherichia coli. EMBO J 21: 6925-6934 [PDF]

Thanbichler M, Böck A (2002)
Selenoprotein biosynthesis: purification and assay of the components involved in selenocysteine biosynthesis and insertion in Escherichia coli. Methods Enzymol 347: 3-16

Thanbichler M, Böck A (2001)
Functional analysis of prokaryotic SELB proteins. Biofactors 14: 53-59

2000 - 1998

Thanbichler M, Böck A, Goody, RS (2000)
Kinetics of the interaction of translation factor SelB from Escherichia coli with guanosine nucleotides and selenocysteine insertion sequence RNA. J Biol Chem 275: 20458-20466 [PDF]

Neuhierl B, Thanbichler M, Lottspeich F, Böck A (1999)
A family of S-methylmethionine-dependent thiol/selenol methyltransferases. Role in selenium tolerance and evolutionary relation. J Biol Chem 274: 5407-5414 [PDF]

Thanbichler M, Neuhierl B, Böck A (1999)
S-methylmethionine metabolism in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol 181: 662-665 [PDF]

Maier T, Drapal N, Thanbichler M, Böck A (1998)
Strep-tag II affinity purification: an approach to study intermediates of metalloenzyme biosynthesis. Anal Biochem 59: 68-73 [PDF]

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