Academics at the Department of Biology

Fig. 1: A killer yeast prevents the growth of sensitive cells by secreting a toxin.
Fig. 2: Genomic organization of the VLEs pPac1-1 and pPac1-2 of Pichia acaciae. ORFs are depicted as arrows. Black triangles: terminal inverted repeat (TIR), Black circles: terminal protein (TP), SSB: single-strand binding protein, TRF: terminal recognition factor, (Fig. modified from Klassen & Meinhardt, 2007).

Publications

  • Wemhoff S, Klassen R, Beetz A, Meinhardt F. . ‘DNA Damage Responses Are Induced by tRNA Anticodon Nucleases and Hygromycin B.’ PlosOne 2016. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157611.
  • Wemhoff S, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘DNA damage induced by the anticodon nuclease from a Pichia acaciae killer strain is linked to ribonucleotide reductase depletion.’ Cell Microbiol 18, No. 2: 211-222. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12496.
  • Wesseling W.,Lohmeyer M.,Wittka S.,Bartels J.,Kroll S.,Kroll S.,Soltmann C.,Kegler P.,Kunzmann A.,Neumann S.,Ramsch B.,Sellner B.,Meinhardt F.,. . ‘Adverse Effects of Immobilised Pseudoalteromonas on the Fish Pathogenic Vibrio anguillarum: An in Vitro Study.’ Journal of Marine Biology 2016. doi: 10.1155/2016/3683809.
  • Dib JR, Wagenknecht M, Farias ME and Meinhardt F. . ‘Strategies and approaches in plasmidome studies - uncovering plasmid diversity disregarding of linear elements?Frontiers in Microbiology 2015, No. 6:463. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00463.
  • Kast A, Voges R, Schroth M, Schaffrath R, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Autoselection of Cytoplasmic Yeast Virus Like Elements Encoding Toxin/Antitoxin Systems Involves a Nuclear Barrier for Immunity Gene Expression.PloS Genetics 11, No. 5. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005005.
  • Jakobs M, Hoffmann K, Liesegang H, Volland S, Meinhardt F. . ‘The two putative comS homologs of the biotechnologically important Bacillus licheniformis do not contribute to competence development.Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2015, No. 99 (5): 2255-2266. doi: 10.1007/s00253-014-6291-5.
  • Dib JR, Angelov A, Liebl W, Döbber J, Voget S, Schuldes J, Gorriti M, Farías ME, Meinhardt F, Daniel R. . ‘Complete Genome Sequence of the Linear Plasmid pJD12 Hosted by Micrococcus sp. D12, Isolated from a High-Altitude Volcanic Lake in Argentina.Genome Announcement 2015, No. 3(3):e00627-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00627-15.
  • Jakobs M, Meinhardt F. . ‘What renders Bacilli genetically competent? A gaze beyond the model organism.Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2015, No. 99 (4): 1557-1570. doi: 10.1007/s00253-014-6316-0.
  • Wemhoff S, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Site-directed mutagenesis of the heterotrimeric killer toxin zymocin identifies residues required for early steps in toxin action.Applied and environmental microbiology 80, No. 20: 6549-59. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02197-14.
  • Jakobs M, Hoffmann K, Grabke A, Neuber S, Liesegang H, Volland S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Unravelling the genetic basis for competence development of auxotrophic Bacillus licheniformis 9945A strains.Microbiology (Reading, England) 160, No. Pt 10: 2136-47. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.079236-0.
  • Klassen R, Kast A, Wünsche G, Paluszynski, J P, Wemhoff S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Immunity factors for two related tRNAGln targeting killer toxins distinguish cognate and non-cognate toxic subunits.’ Current Genetics 2014: 213-222. doi: 10.1007/s00294-014-0426-1.
  • Rohlfing AK, Rust S, Reunert J, Tirre M, Du Chesne I, Wemhoff S, Meinhardt F, Hartmann H, Das AM, Marquardt T. . ‘ALG1-CDG: A new case with early fatal outcome.Gene 2014, No. 534: 345-351. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2013.10.013.
  • Kast A, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘rRNA fragmentation induced by a yeast killer toxin.Molecular microbiology 2014, No. 91: 606-617. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12481.
  • Rachinger M, Volland S, Meinhardt F, Daniel R, Liesegang H. . ‘First Insights into the Completely Annotated Genome Sequence of Bacillus licheniformis Strain 9945A.Genome announcements 1, No. 4. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00525-13.
  • Dib JR, Schuldes J, Thürmer A, Farias ME, Daniel R, Meinhardt F. . ‘First Complete Sequence of a Giant Linear Plasmid from a Micrococcus Strain Isolated from an Extremely High-Altitude Lake.Genome announcements 1, No. 6: e00885-13. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00885-13.
  • Dib JR, Schuldes J, Thürmer A, Farias ME, Daniel R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Complete Genome Sequence of pAP13, a Large Linear Plasmid of a Brevibacterium Strain Isolated from a Saline Lake at 4,200 Meters above Sea Level in Argentina.Genome announcements 1, No. 6: e00878-13. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00878-13.
  • Wemhoff S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Generation of biologically contained, readily transformable, and genetically manageable mutants of the biotechnologically important Bacillus pumilus.Applied microbiology and biotechnology 97, No. 17: 7805-19. doi: 10.1007/s00253-013-4935-5.
  • Buchholz M, Nahrstedt H, Pillukat MH, Deppe V, Meinhardt F. . ‘yneA mRNA instability is involved in temporary inhibition of cell division during the SOS response of Bacillus megaterium.Microbiology (Reading, England) 159, No. Pt 8: 1564-74. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.064766-0.
  • Muccilli S, Wemhoff S, Restuccia C, Meinhardt F. . ‘Exoglucanase-encoding genes from three Wickerhamomyces anomalus killer strains isolated from olive brine.’ YEAST 30, No. 1: 33-43. doi: 10.1002/yea.2935.
  • Dib JR, Liebl W, Wagenknecht M, Farias ME, Meinhardt F. . ‘Extrachromosomal genetic elements in Micrococcus.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 97, No. 1: 63-75. doi: 10.1007/s00253-012-4539-5.
  • Satwika D, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Anticodon nuclease encoding virus-like elements in yeast.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 96, No. 2: 345-356. doi: 10.1007/s00253-012-4349-9.
  • Meineke B, Kast A, Schwer B, Meinhardt F, Shuman S, Klassen R. . ‘A fungal anticodon nuclease ribotoxin exploits a secondary cleavage site to evade tRNA repair.’ RNA-A PUBLICATION OF THE RNA SOCIETY 18, No. 9: 1716-1724. doi: 10.1261/rna.034132.112.
  • Borgmeier C, Bongaerts J, Meinhardt F. . ‘Genetic analysis of the Bacillus licheniformis degSU operon and the impact of regulatory mutations on protease production.’ JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY 159, No. 1-2: 12-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2012.02.011.
  • Satwika D, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Repeated capture of a cytoplasmic linear plasmid by the host nucleus in Debaryomyces hansenii.’ YEAST 29, No. 3-4: 145-154. doi: 10.1002/yea.2893.
  • Wagenknecht M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Copy number determination, expression analysis of genes potentially involved in replication, and stability assays of pAL1-the linear megaplasmid of Arthrobacter nitroguajacolicus Ru61a.’ MICROBIOLOGICAL RESEARCH 166, No. 1: 14-26. doi: 10.1016/j.micres.2009.12.005.
  • Deppe VM, Klatte S, Bongaerts J, Maurer K-H, O'Connell T, Meinhardt F. . ‘Genetic control of Amadori product degradation in Bacillus subtilis via regulation of frlBONMD expression by FrlR.’ APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOPGY 77, No. 9: 2839-2846.
  • Borgmeier C, Biedendieck R, Hoffmann K, Jahn D, Meinhardt F. . ‘Transcriptome profiling of degU expression reveals unexpected regulatory patterns in Bacillus megaterium and discloses new targets for optimizing expression.APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 92, No. 3: 583-96. doi: 10.1007/s00253-011-3575-x.
  • Borgmeier C, Voigt B, Hecker M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Functional analysis of the response regulator DegU in Bacillus megaterium DSM319 and comparative secretome analysis of degSU mutants.Applied microbiology and biotechnology 91, No. 3: 699-711. doi: 10.1007/s00253-011-3302-7.
  • Klassen R, Wemhoff S, Krause J, Meinhardt F. . ‘DNA repair defects sensitize cells to anticodon nuclease yeast killer toxins.MOLECULAR GENETICS AND GENOMICS 285, No. 3: 185-95. doi: 10.1007/s00438-010-0597-5.
  • Wagenknecht M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Replication-involved genes of pAL1, the linear plasmid of Arthrobacter nitroguajacolicus Rü61a--phylogenetic and transcriptional analysis.PLASMID 65, No. 2: 176-84. doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2010.12.005.
  • Borgmeier C, Voigt B, Hecker M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Functional analysis of the response regulator DegU in Bacillus megaterium DSM319 and comparative secretome analysis of degSU mutants.APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 91: 699-711.
  • Biedendieck R, Borgmeier C, Bunk B, Stammen S, Scherling C, Meinhardt F, Wittmann C, Jahn D. . ‘Systems biology of recombinant protein production using Bacillus megaterium.’ In Methods in Systems Biology, edited by Jameson Daniel, Verma Malkhey, Westerhoff Hans V. (Eds.): , 165-195. Burlington: Academic Press Elsevier Inc.
  • Deppe VM, Bongaerts J, O´Connell T, Maurer KH, Meinhardt F. . ‘Enzymatic deglycation of Amadori products in bacteria: mechanisms, occurence and physiological functions.APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 90: 399-406.
  • Wagenknecht M, Dib JR, Thurmer A, Daniel R, Farias ME, Meinhardt F. . ‘Structural peculiarities of linear megaplasmid, pLMA1, from Micrococcus luteus interfere with pyrosequencing reads assembly.’ BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS 32, No. 12: 1853-1862. doi: 10.1007/s10529-010-0357-y.
  • Hoffmann K, Daum G, Koster M, Kulicke WM, Meyer-Rammes H, Bisping B, Meinhardt F. . ‘Genetic Improvement of Bacillus licheniformis Strains for Efficient Deproteinization of Shrimp Shells and Production of High-Molecular-Mass Chitin and Chitosan.’ APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 76, No. 24: 8211-8221. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01404-10.
  • Hoffmann K, Wollherr A, Larsen M, Rachinger M, Liesegang H, Ehrenreich A, Meinhardt F. . ‘Facilitation of Direct Conditional Knockout of Essential Genes in Bacillus licheniformis DSM13 by Comparative Genetic Analysis and Manipulation of Genetic Competence.’ APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 76, No. 15: 5046-5057. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00660-10.
  • Dib JR, Wagenknecht M, Hill RT, Farias ME, Meinhardt F. . ‘Novel linear megaplasmid from Brevibacterium sp isolated from extreme environment.’ JOURNAL OF BASIC MICROBIOLOGY 50, No. 3: 280-284. doi: 10.1002/jobm.200900332.
  • Richhardt J, Larsen M, Meinhardt F. . ‘An improved transconjugation protocol for Bacillus megaterium facilitating a direct genetic knockout.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 86, No. 6: 1959-1965. doi: 10.1007/s00253-010-2503-9.
  • Dib JR, Wagenknecht M, Hill RT, Farias ME, Meinhardt F. . ‘First report of linear megaplasmids in the genus Micrococcus.’ PLASMID 63, No. 1: 40-45. doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2009.10.001.
  • Meinhardt F, Klassen R. . ‘Yeast killer toxins: Fundamentals and applications.’ In Physiology and Genetics - Selected Basic and Applied Aspects, edited by (Ed.): , 107-130. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-00286-1_6.
  • Paluszynski JP, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Genetic prerequisites for additive or synergistic actions of 5-fluorocytosine and fluconazole in baker's yeast.’ MICROBIOLOGY-SGM 154: 3154-3164. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.2008/020107-0.
  • Klassen R, Paluszynski JP, Wemhoff S, Pfeiffer A, Fricke J, Meinhardt F. . ‘The primary target of the killer toxin from Pichia acaciae is tRNA(Gln).’ MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY 69, No. 3: 681-697. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2008.06319.x.
  • Klassen R, Fricke J, Pfeiffer A, Meinhardt F. . ‘A modified DNA isolation protocol for obtaining pure RT-PCR grade RNA.’ BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS 30, No. 6: 1041-1044. doi: 10.1007/s10529-008-9648-y.
  • Waschkau B, Waldeck J, Wieland S, Eichstädt R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Generation of readily transformable Bacillus licheniformis mutants.Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 78, No. 1: 181-8. doi: 10.1007/s00253-007-1278-0.
  • Heipieper HJ, Neumann G, Cornelissen S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Solvent-tolerant bacteria for biotransformations in two-phase fermentation systems.’ Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 74, No. 5: 961-973. doi: 10.1007/s00253-006-0833-4.
  • Klassen R, Krampe S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Homologous recombination and the yKu70/80 complex exert opposite roles in resistance against the killer toxin from Pichia acaciae.’ DNA REPAIR 6, No. 12: 1864-1875. doi: 10.1016/j.dnarep.2007.07.010.
  • Daum G, Stober H, Veltrup K, Meinhardt F, Bisping B. . ‘Biotechnological process for chitin recovery out of shrimp waste.’ JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY 131, No. 2: S188S188.
  • Paluszynski JP, Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Pichia acaciae killer system: Genetic analysis of toxin immunity.’ APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 73, No. 13: 4373-4378. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00271-07.
  • Waldeck J, Meyer-Rammes H, Wieland S, Feesche J, Maurer KH, Meinhardt F. . ‘Targeted deletion of genes encoding extracellular enzymes in Bacillus licheniformis and the impact on the secretion capability.’ JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY 130, No. 2: 124-132. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2007.03.011.
  • Waldeck J, Meyer-Rammes H, Nahrstedt H, Eichstadt R, Wieland S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Targeted deletion of the uvrBA operon and biological containment in the industrially important Bacillus licheniformis.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 73, No. 6: 1340-1347. doi: 10.1007/s00253-006-0602-4.
  • Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Linear protein-primed replicating plasmids in eukaryotic microbes.’ In Microbial linear plasmids, edited by (Ed.): , 187-226. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/7171_2007_095.
  • Meinhardt F, Klassen R. . Microbial Linear Plasmids. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. doi: DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-72025-6.
  • Waldeck J, Daum G, Bisping B, Meinhardt F. . ‘Isolation and molecular characterization of chitinase-deficient Bacillus licheniformis strains capable of deproteinization of shrimp shell waste to obtain highly viscous chitin.’ APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 72, No. 12: 7879-7885. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00938-06.
  • Paluszynski JP, Klassen R, Rohe M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Various cytosine/adenine permease homologues are involved in the toxicity of 5-fluorocytosine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.’ YEAST 23, No. 9: 707-715. doi: 10.1002/yea.1387.
  • Klassen R, Jablonowski D, Stark MJR, Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Mating-type locus control of killer toxins from Kluyveromyces lactis and Pichia acaciae.’ FEMS YEAST RESEARCH 6, No. 3: 404-413. doi: 10.1111/j.1567-1364.2005.00006.x.
  • Jeske S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Autonomous cytoplasmic linear plasmid pPac I-Iof Pichia acaciae: molecular structure and expression studies.’ YEAST 23, No. 6: 479-486. doi: 10.1002/yea.1367.
  • Jeske S, Tiggemann M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Yeast autonomous linear plasmid pGKL2: ORF9 is an actively transcribed essential gene with multiple transcription start points.’ FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS 255, No. 2: 321-327. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2005.00082.x.
  • Nahrstedt H, Waldeck J, Grone M, Eichstadt R, Feesche J, Meinhardt F. . ‘Strain development in Bacillus licheniformis: Construction of biologically contained mutants deficient in sporulation and DNA repair.’ JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY 119, No. 3: 245-254. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2005.04.003.
  • Malten M, Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F, Jahn D. . ‘Coexpression of the type I signal peptidase gene sipM increases recombinant protein production and export in Bacillus megaterium MS941.’ BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING 91, No. 5: 616-621. doi: 10.1002/bit.20523.
  • Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Induction of DNA damage and apoptosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by a yeast killer toxin.’ CELLULAR MICROBIOLOGY 7, No. 3: 393-401. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2004.00469.x.
  • Nahrstedt H, Schroder C, Meinhardt F. . ‘Evidence for two recA genes mediating DNA repair in Bacillus megaterium.’ MICROBIOLOGY-SGM 151: 775-787. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.27626-0.
  • Tchinda J, Volpert S, Kropff M, Berdel WE, Kienast J, Meinhardt F, Horst J. . ‘Frequent gains of the short arm of chromosome 9 in multiple myeloma with normal G-banded karyotype detected by comparative genomic hybridization.’ AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 122, No. 6: 875-882. doi: 10.1309/5KWKP6UKGNXXHMYH.
  • Lammers M, Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F. . ‘The Bacillus megaterium comE locus encodes a functional DNA uptake protein.’ JOURNAL OF BASIC MICROBIOLOGY 44, No. 6: 451-458. doi: 10.1002/jobm.200410450.
  • Jarling M, Bartkowiak K, Pape H, Meinhardt F. . ‘The genome of phi Asp2, an Actinoplanes infecting phage.’ VIRUS GENES 29, No. 1: 117-129. doi: 10.1023/B:VIRU.0000032795.17713.6c.
  • Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F. . ‘Structural and functional characterization of the Bacillus megaterium uvrBA locus and generation of UV-sensitive mutants.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 65, No. 2: 193-199.
  • Klassen R, Teichert S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Novel yeast killer toxins provoke S-phase arrest and DNA damage checkpoint activation.’ MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY 53, No. 1: 263-273. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2004.04119.x.
  • Nahrstedt H, Wittchen KD, Rachman MA, Meinhardt F. . ‘Identification and functional characterization of a type I signal peptidase gene of Bacillus megaterium DSM319.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 64, No. 2: 243-249. doi: 10.1007/s00253-003-1469-2.
  • Jarling M, Bartkowiak K, Robenek H, Pape H, Meinhardt F. . ‘Isolation of phages infecting Actinoplanes SN223 and characterization of two of these viruses.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 64, No. 2: 250-254.
  • Heipieper HJ, Meinhardt F, Segura A. . ‘The cis-trans isomerase of unsaturated fatty acids in Pseudomonas and Vibrio : biochemistry, molecular biology and physiological function of a unique stress adaptive mechanism.’ FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS 229, No. 1: 1-7. doi: 10.1016/S0378-1097(03)00792-4.
  • Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Structural and functional analysis of the killer element pPin1-3 from Pichia inositovora.’ MOLECULAR GENETICS AND GENOMICS 270, No. 2: 190-199. doi: 10.1007/s00438-003-0920-5.
  • von Wallbrunn A, Richnow HH, Neumann G, Meinhardt F, Heipieper HJ. . ‘Mechanism of cis-trans isomerization of unsaturated fatty acids in Pseudomonas putida.’ JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY 185, No. 5: 1730-1733.
  • von Wallbrunn A, Heipieper HJ, Meinhardt F. . ‘Cis/trans isomerisation of unsaturated fatty acids in a cardiolipin synthase knock-out mutant of Pseudomonas putida P8.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 60, No. 1-2: 179-185.
  • Klassen R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Linear plasmids pWR1A and pWR1B of the yeast Wingea robertsiae are associated with a killer phenotype.’ PLASMID 48, No. 2: 142-148. doi: 10.1016/S0147-619X(02)00101-4.
  • Klassen R, Jablonowski D, Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F. . ‘Genome organization of the linear Pichia etchellsii plasmid pPE1A: evidence for expression of an extracellular chitin-binding protein homologous to the alpha-subunit of the Kluyveromyces lactis killer toxin.’ PLASMID 47, No. 3: 224-233. doi: 10.1016/S0147-619X(02)00014-8.
  • Malonek S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Erratum: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation of the phytopathogenic ascomycete Calonectria morganii (Current Genetics (2001) vol. 40 (152-155)).’ Current Genetics 40, No. 2: 156.
  • Jablonowski D, Fichtner L, Martin VJ, Klassen R, Meinhardt F, Stark MJR, Schaffrath R. . ‘Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall chitin, the Kluyveromyces lactis zymocin receptor.’ YEAST 18, No. 14: 1285-1299. doi: 10.1002/yea.776.
  • Malonek S, Meinhardt F. . ‘Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation of the phytopathogenic ascomycete Calonectria morganii.’ CURRENT GENETICS 40, No. 2: 152-155. doi: 10.1007/s002940100236.
  • Lee JS, Wittchen KD, Stahl C, Strey J, Meinhardt F. . ‘Cloning, expression, and carbon catabolite repression of the bamM gene encoding beta-amylase of Bacillus megaterium DSM319.’ APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 56, No. 1-2: 205-211. doi: 10.1007/s002530100645.
  • Klassen R, Tontsidou L, Larsen M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Genome organization of the linear cytoplasmic element pPE1B from Pichia etchellsii.’ YEAST 18, No. 10: 953-961. doi: 10.1002/yea.751.
  • Tiggemann M, Jeske S, Larsen M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Kluyveromyces lactis cytoplasmic plasmid pGKL2: heterologous expression of Orf3p and proof of guanylyltransferase and mRNA-triphosphatase activities.’ YEAST 18, No. 9: 815-825. doi: 10.1002/yea.728.
  • Holtwick R, von Wallbrunn A, Keweloh H, Meinhardt F. . ‘A novel rolling-circle-replicating plasmid from Pseudomonas putida P8: molecular characterization and use as vector.’ MICROBIOLOGY-SGM 147: 337-344.
  • von Wallbrunn C, Luftmann H, Bergander K, Meinhardt F. . ‘Phytotoxic chaetoglobosins are produced by the plant pathogen Calonectria morganii (anamorph Cylindrocladium scoparium).’ JOURNAL OF GENERAL AND APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 47, No. 1: 33-38.
  • Larsen M, Meinhardt F. . ‘Kluyveromyces lactis killer system: Identification of a new gene encoded by pGKL2.’ CURRENT GENETICS 38, No. 5: 271-275. doi: 10.1007/s002940000167.
  • Takata H, Fukuda K, Meinhardt F, Gunge N. . ‘Telomere sequences attached to nuclearly migrated yeast linear plasmid.’ PLASMID 43, No. 2: 137-143. doi: 10.1006/plas.1999.1454.