Latest Publications Division of Animal Physiology


Kurtenbach S, Gießl A, Strömberg S, Kremers J, Atorf J, Rasche S, Neuhaus EM, Hervé D, Brandstätter JH, Asan E, Hatt H, Kilimann MW (2017) The BEACH Protein LRBA Promotes the Localization of the Heterotrimeric G-protein Golf to Olfactory Cilia. Sci Rep 7(1):8409. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08543-4.

Van Hook MJ, Babai N, Zurawski Z, Yim YY, Hamm HE, Thoreson WB (2017) A Presynaptic Group III mGluR Recruits Gβγ/SNARE Interactions to Inhibit Synaptic Transmission by Cone Photoreceptors in the Vertebrate Retina. J Neurosci 37(17):4618-4634. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2948-16.2017.

Schweitzer B, Singh J, Groc L, Fejtova A, Heine M, Frischknecht R (2017) Hyaluronic acid based extracellular matrix regulates surface expression of GluN2B containing NMDA receptors. Sci Rep [in press].

Löhner M, Babai N, Müller T, Gierke K, Altorf J, Joachimsthaler A, Peukert A, Martens H, Feigenspan A, Kremers J, Schoch S, Brandstätter JH, Regus-Leidig H (2017) Analysis of RIM expression and function at mouse photoreceptor ribbbon synapses. J Neurosci 37(33):7848-63. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2795-16.2017.

Böhm S, Riedmayr LM, Phuong Nguyen ONP, Gießl A, Liebscher T, Butz ES, Schön C, Michalakis S, Wahl-Schott C, Biel M, Becirovic E (2017) Peripherin-2 and Rom-1 have opposing effects on rod outer segment targeting of retinitis pigmentosa-linked peripherin-2 mutants. Sci Rep 7(1):2321. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-02514-5.

Kochubey O, Babai N, Schneggenburger R (2016) A Synaptotagmin Isoform Switch during the Development of an Identified CNS Synapse. Neuron 90(5):984-99. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.04.038.

Babai N, Sendelbeck A, Regus-Leidig H, Fuchs M, Mertins J, Reim K, Brose N, Feigenspan A, Brandstätter JH (2016) Functional roles of Complexin3 and Complexin4 at mouse photoreceptor ribbon synapses. J Neurosci 36(25):6651-67. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4335-15.2016.

Derlig K, Gießl A, Brandstätter JH, Enz R, Dahlhaus R (2016) Studying protein function and the role of altered protein expression by antibody interference and three-dimensional reconstructions. J Vis Exp 110, e53049, doi:10.3791/53049. [Article and Video].

Nguyen ON, Böhm S, Gießl A, Butz ES, Wolfrum U, Brandstätter JH, Wahl-Schott C, Biel M, Becirovic E (2016) Peripherin-2 differentially interacts with cone opsins in outer segments of cone photoreceptors. Hum Mol Genet 25(12):2367-2377. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddw103.

Gotthardt K, Lokaj M, Koerner C, Falk N, Gießl A, Wittinghofer A (2015) A G-protein activation cascade from Arl13B to Arl3 and implications for ciliary targeting of lipidated proteins. eLife 4. pii: e11859. doi: 10.7554/eLife.11859. [Article].

Falk N, Lösl M, Schröder N, Gießl A (2015) Specialized Cilia in Mammalian Sensory Systems. Cells 4(3), 500-519; Review; doi:10.3390/cells4030500. [Article]  [Special Issue Cilia and Flagella]

Zebrowski DC, Vergarajauregui S, Wu CC, Piatkowski T, Becker R, Leone M, Hirth S, Ricciardi F, Falk N, Gießl A, Just S, Braun T, Weidinger G, Engel FB (2015) Developmental alterations in centrosome integrity contribute to the post-mitotic state of mammalian cardiomyocytes. eLife 4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.05563. [Article].   Article in FAU News.

Feigenspan A, Babai N (2015) Functional properties of spontaneous excitatory currents and encoding of light/dark transitions in horizontal cells of the mouse retina. Eur J Neurosci 42(9):2615-32. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13016.

Wheway G, Schmidts M, Mans DA,..., Kessler K, Gießl A,...,Thiel CT, et al. (2015) An siRNA-based functional genomics screen for the identification of regulators of ciliogenesis and ciliopathy genes. Nat Cell Biol 17(8):1074-87. doi: 10.1038/ncb3201

Kessler K, Wunderlich I, Uebe S, Falk NS, Gießl A, Brandstätter JH, Popp B, Klinger P, Ekici AB, Sticht H, Dörr HG, Reis A, Roepman R, Seemanová E, Thiel CT (2015) DYNC2LI1 mutations broaden the clinical spectrum of dynein-2 defects. Sci Rep 5:11649. doi: 10.1038/srep11649.

Derlig K, Gießl A, Brandstätter JH, Enz R, Dahlhaus R (2015) Special characteristics of the transcription and splicing machinery in photoreceptor cells of the mammalian retina. Cell Tissue Res 362(2):281-94. doi: 10.1007/s00441-015-2204-x.

Zahnleiter D, Hauer NN, Kessler K, Uebe S, Sugano Y, Neuhauss SC, Gießl A, Ekici AB, Blessing H, Sticht H, Dörr HG, Reis A, Thiel CT (2015) MAP4-dependent regulation of microtubule formation affects centrosome, cilia, and golgi architecture as a central mechanism in growth regulation. Hum Mutat 36(1):87-97. doi: 10.1002/humu.22711.