Pereyra MM, Garmendia G, Rossini C, Meinhardt F, Vero S, Dib JR. (2022) Volatile organic compounds of Clavispora lusitaniae AgL21 restrain citrus postharvest pathogens.
Biological Control 174:105025

Chacón FI, Sineli PE, Mansilla FI, Pereyra MM, Diaz MA, Volentini SI, Poehlein A, Meinhardt F, Daniel R, Dib JR. (2022) Native Cultivable Bacteria from the Blueberry Microbiome as Novel Potential Biocontrol Agents.
Microorganisms 2022, 10(5):969

Perez MF, Saona LA, Farías ME, Poehlein A, Meinhardt F, Daniel R, Dib JR. (2021) Assessment of the plasmidome of an extremophilic microbial community from the Diamante Lake, Argentina.
Sci. Rep. 11, 21459

Pereyra MM, Díaz MA, Soliz-Santander FF, Poehlein A, Meinhardt F, Daniel R, Dib JR (2021) Screening Methods for Isolation of Biocontrol Epiphytic Yeasts against Penecillium digitatum in Lemons.
J. Fungi 2021, 7(3), 166

Díaz MA, Pareyra MM, Picón-Montenegro E, Meinhardt F, Dib JR (2020) Killer Yeasts for the Biological Control of Postharvest Fungal Crop Diseases. Microoganisms 2020, 8(11), 1860

Pereyra MM, Díaz MA, Meinhardt F, Dib JR (2020) Effect on stress factors associated with postharvest citrus conditions on the viability and biocontrol activity of Clavispora lusitaniae strain 146. PLoS One 15(9): e0239432

Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F, Klassen R (2018) Yeast Killer Toxins: Fundamentals and Applications. In: Physiology and Genetics, 2nd Edition, The Mycota XV, T Anke, A Schüffler (Eds.), Springer International Publishing, pp 87-118

Dib J, Perez M, Schuldes J, Poehlein A, Wagenknecht M, Farías M, Meinhardt F, Daniel R (2018) Complete Genome Sequence of pLMA1 and pLMA7, Two Large Linear Plasmids of Micrococcus Strains Isolated from an Extremely High-Altitude Lake in Argentina.
Genome Announcements: genomeA00010-18

Huff F, Muth C, Naumer C, Meinhardt F (2017) The restriction modification system of Bacillus licheniformis MS1 and generation of a readily transformable deletion mutant.
 Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 101:7933-7944

Muth C, Buchholz M, Schmidt C, Volland S, Meinhardt F (2017) Genetic Evidence for a Novel Competence Inhibitor in the Industrially Important Bacillus licheniformis.
 AMB Express (2017) 7:149.

Wesseling W, Lohmeyer M, Wittka S, Bartels J, Kroll S, Soltmann C, Kegler P, Kunzmann A, Neumann S, Ramsch B, Sellner B, Meinhardt F (2016) Adverse Effects of Immobilised Pseudoalteromonas on the Fish Pathogenic Vibrio anguillarum:  An In Vitro Study.
J Mar Biol(2016) doi:10.1155/2016/3683809

Wemhoff Sa, Klassen R, Beetz A, Meinhardt F (2016) DNA Damage Responses Are Induced by tRNA Anticodon Nucleases and Hygromycin B.
PLoS One 11(7):e0157611

Wemhoff Sa, Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2016) DNA damage induced by the anticodon nuclease from a Pichia acaciae killer strain is linked to ribonucleotide reductase depletion.
Cell Microbiol 18(2): 211-222.

Dib JR, Angelov A, Liebl W, Döbber J, Voget S, Schuldes J, Gorriti M, Farías ME, Meinhardt F, Daniel R (2015) Complete Genome Sequence of the Linear Plasmid pJD12 Hosted by Micrococcus sp. D12, Isolated from a High-Altitude Volcanic Lake in Argentina.
Genome Announc 3(3):e00627-15.

Kast A, Voges R, Schroth M, Schaffrath R, Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2015) Autoselection of Cytoplasmic Yeast Virus Like Elements Encoding Toxin/Antitoxin Systems Involves a Nuclear Barrier for Immunity Gene Expression.
PLoS Genet 11(5): e1005005. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005005

Dib JR, Wagenknecht M, Farias ME and Meinhardt F (2015) Strategies and approaches in plasmidome studies - uncovering plasmid diversity disregarding of linear elements?
Front Microbiol 6:463. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00463

Jakobs M and Meinhardt F (2015) What renders Bacilli genetically competent? A gaze beyond the model organism.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99: 1557-1570.

Jakobs M, Hoffmann K, Liesegang H, Volland S, Meinhardt F (2015) The two putative comS homologs of the biotechnologically important Bacillus licheniformis do not contribute to competence development.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99: 2255-2266.

Wemhoff Sa, Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2014) Site directed mutagenesis of the heterotrimeric killer toxin zymocin identifies residues required for early steps in toxin action.
Appl Environ Microbiol 80: 6549-6559.

Jakobs M, Hoffmann K, Grabke A, Neuber S, Liesegang H, Volland S, Meinhardt F (2014) Unravelling the genetic basis for competence development of auxotrophic Bacillus licheniformis 9945A strains.
Microbiology-SGM 160: 2136-2147.

Klassen R, Kast A, Wünsche G, Paluszynski J, Wemhoff Sa, Meinhardt F (2014) Immunity factors for two related tRNAGln targeting killer toxins distinguish cognate and non-cognate toxic subunits.
Curr Genet 60: 213-222

Kast A, Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2014) rRNA fragmentation induced by a yeast killer toxin.
Mol Microbiol 91: 606-617

Rohlfing A-K, Rust S, Reunert J, Tirre M, Du Chesne I, Wemhoff Sa, Meinhardt F, Hartmann H, Das AM, Marquardt T (2014) ALG1-CDG: A new case with early fatal outcome.
Gene 534: 345-351

Dib JR, Schuldes J, Thürmer A, Farias ME, Daniel R, Meinhardt F (2013) First Complete Sequence of a Giant Linear Plasmid from a Micrococcus Strain Isolated from an Extremely High-Altitude Lake. Genome Announc. 1(6):e00885-13.

Dib JR, Schuldes J, Thürmer A, Farias ME, Daniel R, Meinhardt F (2013) 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 Announc. 1(6):e00878-13.

Biedendieck R, Borgmeier C, Bunk B, Stammen S, Scherling C, Meinhardt F, Wittmann C, Jahn D (2011) Systems biology of recombinant protein production using Bacillus megaterium.
In Daniel Jameson, Malkhey Verma, and Hans V. Westerhoff, editors: Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 500, Burlington: Academic Press, 2011, pp. 165-195

Deppe VM, Klatte S, Bongaerts J, Maurer KH, O´Connell T, Meinhardt F (2011) Genetic Control of Amadori Product Degradation in Bacillus subtilis via Regulation of frlBONMD Expression by FrlR.
Appl Environ Microbiol 77: 2839-2846

Deppe VM, Bongaerts J, O´Connell T, Maurer KH, Meinhardt F (2011) Enzymatic deglycation of Amadori products in bacteria: mechanisms, occurence and physiological functions.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 90: 399-406 

Wagenknecht M, Meinhardt F (2011) Replication-involved genes of pAL1, the linear plasmid of Arthrobacter nitroguajacolicus Rü61a – Phylogenetic and transcriptional analysis.
Plasmid 65: 176-184

Klassen R, Wemhoff S, Krause J, Meinhardt F (2011) DNA repair defects sensitize cells to anticodon nuclease yeast killer toxins.
Mol Genet Genomics 285: 185-195

Wagenknecht M, Meinhardt F (2011) Copy number determination, expression analysis of genes potentially involved in replication, and stability assays of pAL1 - the linear megaplasmid of Arthrobacter nitroguajacolicus Rü61a.
Microbiol Res 166: 14-26

Hoffmann K, Daum G, Köster M, Kulicke WM, Meyer-Rammes H, Bisping B, Meinhardt F (2010) Genetically improved Bacillus licheniformis strains for efficient deproteinization of shrimp shells and production of high-molecular-mass chitin and chitosan.
Appl Environ Microbiol 76: 8211-8221

Wagenknecht M, Dib JR, Thürmer A, Daniel R, Farias ME, Meinhardt F (2010) Structural pecularities of the linear megaplasmid, pLMA1, from Micrococcus luteus interfere with pyrosequencing reads assembly.
Biotechnol Lett 32: 1853-1862

Hoffmann K, Wollherr A, Larsen M, Rachinger M, Liesegang H, Ehrenreich A, Meinhardt F (2010) Facilitation of direct conditional knockout of essential genes in Bacillus licheniformis DSM13 by comparative genetic analysis and manipulation of genetic competence.
Appl Environ Microbiol 76: 5046-5057

Dib JR, Wagenknecht M, Hill RT, Farías ME, Meinhardt F (2010) Novel linear megaplasmid from Brevibacterium sp. isolated from extreme environment.
J Basic Microbiol 50: 280-284

Richhardt J, Larsen M, Meinhardt F (2010) An improved transconjugation protocol for Bacillus megaterium facilitating a direct genetic knock-out.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 86: 1959-1965

Heipieper HJ, Fischer J, Meinhardt F (2010) Cis–Trans Isomerase of Unsaturated Fatty Acids: An Immediate Bacterial Adaptive Mechanism to Cope with Emerging Membrane Perturbation Caused by Toxic Hydrocarbons.
In: Timmis KN (ed.) Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology 1605-1614,
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg

Dib JR, Wagenknecht M, Hill RT, Farías ME, Meinhardt F (2010) First report of linear megaplasmids in the genus Micrococcus.
Plasmid 63: 40-45


Meinhardt F, Klassen R (2009) Yeast killer toxins: Fundamentals and applications.
In: The Mycota Vol. 15: 107-130,  Anke T, Weber D (eds.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg

Paluszynski JP, Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2008) Genetic prerequisites for additive or synergistic actions of 5-fluorocytosine and fluconazole in baker´s yeast.
Microbiology-SGM 154: 3154-3164

Klassen R, Paluszynski JP,  Wemhoff Sa,  Pfeiffer A, Fricke J, Meinhardt F (2008) The primary target of the killer toxin from Pichia acaciae is tRNAGln.
Mol Microbiol 69: 681-697

Klassen R, Fricke J, Pfeiffer A, Meinhardt F (2008) A modified DNA isolation protocol for obtaining
pure RT-PCR grade RNA.
Biotechnol Lett 30: 1041-1044

Waschkau B, Waldeck J, Wieland S, Eichstädt R, Meinhardt F (2008) Generation of readily transformable Bacillus licheniformis mutants.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 78: 181-188

Meinhardt F, Klassen R (eds.) Microbial Linear Plasmids.
Microbiology Monographs, Vol. 7. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Klassen R, Krampe S, Meinhardt F (2007) Homologous recombination and the yKu70/80 complex exert opposite roles in resistance against the killer toxin from Pichia acaciae.
DNA Repair 6: 1864-1875

Vary PS, Biedendieck R, Fuerch T, Meinhardt F, Rohde M, Deckwer WD, Jahn D (2007) Bacillus megaterium - from simple soil bacterium to industrial protein production host.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 76: 957-967

Paluszynski JP, Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2007) The Pichia acaciae killer system: Genetic analysis of toxin immunity.
Appl Environ Microbiol 73: 4373-4378

Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2007) Linear protein-primed replicating plasmids in eukaryotic microbes.
In: Microbial linear plasmids, Microbiology Monographs, Vol. 7: 187-226, Meinhardt F, Klassen R (eds) Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg

Daum G, Stöber H, Veltrup K, Meinhardt F, Bisping B (2007) Biotechnological process for chitin recovery out of shrimp waste.
J Biotechnol 131: S188 

Waldeck J, Meyer-Rammes H, Wieland S, Feesche J, Maurer KH, Meinhardt F (2007) Targeted deletion of genes encoding extracellular enzymes in Bacillus licheniformis and the impact on the secretion capability.
J Biotechnol 130: 124-132

Heipieper HJ, Neumann G, Cornelissen S, Meinhardt F (2007). Solvent tolerant bacteria for biotransformations in two phase fermentation systems.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 74: 961-973

Waldeck J, Meyer-Rammes H, Nahrstedt H, Eichstädt R, Wieland S, Meinhardt F (2007) Targeted deletion of the uvrBA operon and biological containment in the industrially important Bacillus licheniformis.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 73: 1340-1347

Waldeck J, Daum G, Bisping B, Meinhardt F (2006) Isolation and molecular characterization of chitinase deficient Bacillus licheniformis strains capable of deproteinization of shrimp shell waste to obtain highly viscous chitin.
Appl Environ Microbiol 72: 7879-7885

Paluszynski JP, Klassen R, Rohe M, Meinhardt F (2006) Various cytosine/adenine permease homologues are involved in toxicity of 5-Fluorocytosine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Yeast 23: 707-715

Jeske S, Meinhardt F, Klassen R (2006) Extranuclear inheritance: Virus-like DNA-elements in yeast.
Progress in Botany 68: 98-129

Jeske S, Meinhardt F (2006) Autonomous cytoplasmic linear plasmid pPac1-1 of Pichia acaciae: Molecular structure and expression studies.
Yeast 23: 479-486

Jeske S, Tiggemann M, Meinhardt F (2006) Yeast autonomous linear plasmid pGKL2: ORF9 is an actively transcribed essential gene with multiple transcription start points.
FEMS Microbiol Lett 255: 321-327

Klassen R, Jablonowski D, Stark MJR, Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F (2006) Mating type locus control of killer toxins from Kluyveromyces lactis and Pichia acaciae.
FEMS Yeast Research 6: 404-413

Malten M, Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F, Jahn D (2005) Coexpression of the type I signal peptidase gene sipM increases recombinant protein production and export in Bacillus megaterium MS 941.
Biotechnol Bioeng 91: 616-621

Nahrstedt H, Waldeck J, Gröne M, Eichstädt R, Feesche J, Meinhardt F (2005) Strain development in Bacillus licheniformis: construction of biologically contained mutants deficient in sporulation and DNA repair.
J Biotechnol 119: 245-254

Schmidt S, Wolf N, Strey J, Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F, Waldeck J (2005) Test systems to study transcriptional regulation and promoter activity in Bacillus megaterium.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 68: 647-655

Nahrstedt H, Schröder C, Meinhardt F (2005) Evidence for two recA genes mediating DNA repair in Bacillus megaterium.
Microbiology 151: 775-787

Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2005) Induction of DNA damage and apoptosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by a yeast killer toxin.
Cell Microbiol 7: 393-401

Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F (2005) Kluyveromyces lactis zymocin and other plasmid-encoded yeast killer toxins.
In: Topics in Current Genetics Vol. 11, M. Schmitt, R. Schaffrath (eds.): Microbial Protein Toxins, Springer Berlin Heidelberg 337-352

Tchinda J, Volpert S, Kropff M, Berdel WE, Kienast J, Meinhardt F, Horst J (2004) Frequent gains of the short arm of chromosome 9 in multiple myeloma with normal G-banded karyotype detected by comparative genomic hybridization.
Am J Clin Pathol 122: 875-882

Lammers M, Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F (2004) The Bacillus megaterium comE locus encodes a functional DNA uptake protein.
J Basic Microbiol 44: 451-458

Klassen R, Teichert S, Meinhardt F (2004) Novel yeast killer toxins provoke S-phase arrest and DNA damage checkpoint activation.
Mol Microbiol 53: 263-273

Kranz C, Denecke J, Lehle L, Sohlbach K, Jeske S, Meinhardt F, Rossi R, Gudowius S, Marquardt T (2004) Congenital disorder of glycosylation type Ik (CDG-Ik): a defect of mannosyltransferase I.
Am J Hum Genet 74: 545-551

Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F (2004) Structural and functional characterization of the Bacillus megaterium uvrBA locus and generation of UV-sensitive mutants.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 65: 193-199

Jarling M, Bartkowiak K, Pape H, Meinhardt F (2004) The Genome of phiAsp2, an Actinoplanes Infecting Phage.
Virus Genes 29: 117-129

Jarling M, Bartkowiak K, Robenek H, Pape H, Meinhardt F (2004) Isolation of phages infecting Actinoplanes SN223 and characterization of two of these viruses.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 64: 250-254

Nahrstedt H, Wittchen KD, Rachman MA, Meinhardt F (2004) Identification and functional characterization of a type I signal peptidase gene of Bacillus megaterium DSM319.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 64: 243-249

Nahrstedt H, Meinhardt F (2003) Strain improvement in Bacillus megaterium for extracellular enzyme production.
J Bioindustri Indonesia 1:1-5

Heipieper HJ, Meinhardt F, Segura A (2003) 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 Microbiol Lett 229: 1-7

Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2003) Structural and functional analysis of the killer element pPin1-3 from Pichia inositovora.
Mol Genet Genom 270: 190-199

von Wallbrunn A, Richnow HH, Neumann G, Meinhardt F, Heipieper HJ (2003) Mechanism of cis-trans Isomerization of Unsaturated Fatty Acids in Pseudomonas putida.
J Bacteriol 185: 1730-1733

Meinhardt F, Jeske S (2003) Recent Advances on Microbial Genomes: Extranuclear DNA-Elements in Yeast.
J Mikrobiologi Indonesia 8: 1-7

von Wallbrunn A, Heipieper HJ Meinhardt F (2002) Cis/trans isomerisation of unsaturated fatty acids in a cardiolipin synthase knock-out mutant of Pseudomonas putida P8.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 60: 179-185

Jeske S, Meinhardt F (2002) Killer Yeasts: Fundamentals and Perspectives.
BioForum Int 3: 149-151

Jeske S, Meinhardt F (2002) Killerhefen: Grundlagen und Perspektiven.
GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift 5: 578-581

Klassen R, Meinhardt F (2002) Linear plasmids pWR1A and pWR1B of the yeast Wingea robertsiae are associated with a killer phenotype.
Plasmid 48: 142-148

Klassen R, Jablonowski D, Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F (2002) Genome organization of the linear Pichia etchellsii plasmid pPE1A: evidence for expression of an extracellular chitin-binding protein homologous to the a-subunit of the Kluyveromyces lactis killer toxin.
Plasmid 47: 224-233

Meinhardt F, Schaffrath R (2001) Extranuclear Inheritance: Cytoplasmic linear ds-DNA killer elements of the dairy yeast Kluyveromyces lactis.
Progress in Botany 62: 51-70 (Esser K et al., eds) Springer Verlag, Berlin

Holtwick R, von Wallbrunn A, Keweloh H, Meinhardt F (2001) A novel rolling-circle-replicating plasmid from Pseudomonas putida P8: molecular characterization and use as vector.
Microbiology 147: 337-344

Lee JS, Wittchen KD, Stahl C, Strey J, Meinhardt F (2001) Cloning, expression, and carbon catabolite repression of the bamM gene encoding beta-amylase of Bacillus megaterium DSM319.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 56: 205-211

Malonek S, Meinhardt F (2001) Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation of the phytopathogenic ascomycete Calonectria morganii.
Curr Genet 40: 152-155 Erratum

Jablonowski D, Fichtner L, Martin VJ, Klassen R, Meinhardt F, Stark MJR, Schaffrath R (2001) Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall chitin, the Kluyveromyces lactis zymocin receptor.
Yeast 18: 1285-1299

Klassen R, Tontsidou L, Larsen M, Meinhardt F (2001) Genome organization of the linear cytoplasmic element pPE1B from Pichia etchellsii.
Yeast 18: 953-961

Tiggemann M, Jeske S, Larsen M, Meinhardt F (2001) Kluyveromyces lactis cytoplasmic plasmid pGKL2: heterologous expression of Orf3p and proof of guanylyltransferase and mRNA-triphosphatase activities.
Yeast 18: 815-825

von Wallbrunn C, Luftmann H, Bergander K, Meinhardt F (2001) Phytotoxic chaetoglobosins are produced by the plant pathogen Calonectria morganii (anamorph Cylindrocladium scoparium).
J Gen Appl Microbiol 47: 33-38

Larsen M, Meinhardt F (2000) Kluyveromyces lactis killer system: Identification of a new gene encoded by pGKL2.
Current Genetics 38: 271-275

Takata H, Fukuda K, Meinhardt F, Gunge N (2000) Telomere sequences attached to nuclearly migrated yeast linear plasmid.
Plasmid 43: 137-143

Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F, Meacock PA (1999) Genetic manipulation of Kluyveromyces lactis linear DNA plasmids: gene targeting and plasmid shuffles.
FEMS Microbiol Lett 178: 201-210

Holtwick R, Keweloh H, Meinhardt F (1999) Cis/trans Isomerase of Unsaturated Fatty Acids of Pseudomonas putida P8: Evidence for a Heme Protein of the Cytochrome c Type.
Appl Environ Microbiol 65: 2644-2649

Strey J, Wittchen KD, Meinhardt F (1999) Regulation of beta-Galactosidase Expression in Bacillus megaterium DSM319 by a XylS/AraC-Type Transcriptional Activator.
J Bacteriol 181: 3288-3292

Bai XY, Larsen M, Meinhardt F (1999) The URA5 gene encoding orotate-phosphoribosyl transferase of the yeast Kluyveromyces lactis: Cloning, sequencing and use as a selectable marker.
Yeast 15: 1393-1398

Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F (1998) Das Killersystem von Kluyveromyces lactis: Molekularbiologie und Biotechnik.
Biospektrum 4: 40-42

Larsen M, Gunge N, Meinhardt F (1998) Kluyveromyces lactis killer plasmid pGKL2: Evidence for a viral-like capping enzyme encoded by OFR3.
Plasmid 40: 243-246

Wittchen KD, Strey J, Bültmann A, Reichenberg S, Meinhardt F (1998) Molecular characterization of the operon comprising the spoIV gene of Bacillus megaterium DSM319 and generation of a deletion mutant.
J Gen Appl Microbiol 33: 317-326

Meinhardt F, Schaffrath R, Larsen M (1997) Microbial linear plasmids.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 47: 329-336

Bai X, Debaud JC, Schründer J, Meinhardt F (1997) The ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Hebeloma circinans harbours a linear plasmid encoding a DNA- and RNA polymerase.
J Gen Appl Microbiol 43: 273-279

Holtwick R, Meinhardt F, Keweloh H (1997) Cis-trans Isomerisation of Fatty Acids: Cloning and Sequencing of the cti Gene from Pseudomonas putida P8.
Appl Environ Microbiol 63: 4292-4297

Kohl A, Wittchen KD, Meinhardt F (1997) Rapid method for cloning a Ca2+-dependent metalloprotease from a gram-positive bacterium in Escherichia coli.
BioTechniques 22:58-60

Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F, Meacock P (1997) ORF7 of yeast plasmid pGKL2: analysis of gene expression in vivo.
Curr Genet 31: 190-192

Schründer J, Gunge N, Meinhardt F (1996) Extranuclear expression of the bacterial xylose isomerase (xylA) and the UDP-glucose dehydrogenase (hasB) genes in yeast with Kluyveromyces lactis linear killer plasmids as vectors.
Curr Microbiol 33: 323-330

Schickel J, Helmig C, Meinhardt F (1996) Kluyveromyces lactis killer system: analysis of cytoplasmic promoters of linear plasmids.
Nucleic Acids Res 24: 1879-1886

Schaffrath R, Meinhardt F, Meacock PA (1996) Yeast killer plasmid pGKL2: molecular analysis of UCS5, a cytoplasmic promoter element essential for ORF5 gene function.
Mol Gen Genet 250: 286-294

Overmeyer C, Lünnemann S, von Wallbrunn C, Meinhardt F (1996) Genetic variability among isolates and sexual offspring of the plant pathogenic fungus Calonectria morganii on the basis of random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD) and restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP).
Curr Microbiol 33: 249-255

Gunge N, Fukuda K, Takahashi S, Meinhardt F (1995) Migration of the yeast linear DNA plasmid from the cytoplasm into the nucleus in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Curr Genet 28: 280-288

Schründer J, Meinhardt F (1995) Yeast linear plasmids as a tool in genetic engineering.
Progress in Botany 56: 333-353 (Behnke H.D. et al., eds.) Springer Verlag, Berlin

Wittchen KD, Meinhardt F (1995) Inactivation of the major extracellular protease from Bacillus megaterium DSM 319 by gene replacement.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 42: 871-877

Schründer J, Meinhardt F (1995) An extranuclear expression system for analysis of cytoplasmic promoters of yeast linear killer plasmids.
Plasmid 33: 139-151

Gunge N, Takahashi S, Fukuda K, Ohnishi T, Meinhardt F (1994) UV-hypersensitivity of yeast linear plasmids.
Curr Genet 26: 369-373

Schründer J, Meinhardt F, Rohe M, Kämper J (1994) Lineare Plasmide bei Mikroorganismen - Genetische Grundlagen und potentielle Anwendungen.
BioEngineering 2: 29-39

Meinhardt F, Bußkamp M, Wittchen KD (1994) Cloning and sequencing of the leuC and nprM genes and a putative spoIV gene from Bacillus megaterium DSM319.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 41: 344-351

Meinhardt F, Larsen M, Wodara C, Schickel J (1994) A novel approach to express a heterologous gene on linear killer plasmids: Expression of the bacterial aph gene from a cytoplasmic promoter fragment without in-phase fusion to the plasmid open reading frame.
Plasmid 32: 318-327

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1994) Mikroorganismen und genetische Verfahren zur Stammverbesserung.
In: Handbuch der Biotechnologie, 4. Auflage, (P Präve, U Faust, W Sittig, DA Sukatsch eds). Oldenburg Verlag, München, Wien, pp 15-58

Meinhardt F, Rohe M (1993) Linear protein primed replicating genomes in plants and microorganisms.
Progress in Botany 54: 334-357 (Behnke H.D. et al., eds.) Springer Verlag, Berlin

Rohe M, Meinhardt F (1992) Both open reading frames of the linear plasmid pMC3-2 from the ascomycete Morchella conica are transcribed in vivo.
Curr Genet 22: 507-509

Rohe M, Schründer J, Tudzynski P, Meinhardt F (1992) Phylogenetic relationships of linear protein primed replicating genomes.
Curr Genet 21: 173-176

Schaffrath R, Stark MJR, Gunge N, Meinhardt F (1992) Kluyveromyces lactis killer system: ORF1 of pGKL2 has no function in immunity expression and is dispensable for killer plasmid replication and maintenance.
Curr Genet 21: 357-363

Meinhardt F (1991) Molecular genetics of phytopathogenic fungi.
Progress in Botany 52: 264-270 (Behnke H.D. et al., eds.) Springer Verlag, Berlin

Rohe M, Schrage K, Meinhardt F (1991) The linear plasmid pMC3-2 from Morchella conica is structurally related to adenoviruses.
Curr Genet 20: 527-533

Kämper J, Esser K, Gunge N, Meinhardt F (1991) Heterologous gene expression on the linear DNA killer plasmids from Kluyveromyces lactis.
Curr Genet 19: 109-118

Meinhardt F, Kempken F, Kämper J, Esser K (1990) Linear plasmids among eukaryotes: Fundamentals and Applications.
Curr Genet 17: 89-95

Kempken F, Meinhardt F, Esser K (1989) In organello replication and viral affinity of linear, extrachromosomal DNA of the ascomycete Ascobolus immersus.
Mol Gen Genet 218: 523-530

Kämper J, Meinhardt F, Gunge N, Esser K (1989) New recombinant linear DNA elements derived from Kluyveromyces lactis killer plasmids.
Nucleic Acids Res 17: 1781

Kämper J, Meinhardt F, Gunge N, Esser K (1989) In vivo construction of linear vectors based on killer plasmids from Kluyveromyces lactis: Selection of a nuclear gene results in attachment of telomeres.
Mol Cell Biol 9: 3931-3937

Meinhardt F (1989) Recognition and pathogenicity in bacterial plant-pathogens.
Progress in Botany 50: 207-211 (Behnke H.D. et al., eds.) Springer Verlag, Berlin

Meinhardt F, Stahl U, Ebeling W (1989) Highly efficient expression of homologous and heterologous genes in Bacillus megaterium.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 30: 343-350

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1990) Sexual determination and sexual differentiation in fungi.
In: Durand B, Durand R (eds) Sexual Differentiation in the Plant Kingdom. CR Plant Sci, pp 329-341

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1987) Molekularbiologische Ansätze in der Altersforschung: Fakten und Perspektiven.
In: Beckmann H, Laux G (eds) Biologische Psychiatrie, Synopsis 1986/87. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York London Paris Tokyo, pp 166-167

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1987) The plasmids of the morels: characterization and prerequisites for vector development.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 27: 276-282

Esser K, Meinhardt F (1986) Ectomycorrhizal fungi, state of the art, application and perspectives for research under consideration of molecular biology.
Symbiosis 2: 125-137

Meinhardt F, Kempken F, Esser K (1986) Proteins are attached to the ends of a linear plasmid in the filamentous fungus Ascobolus immersus.
Curr Genet 11: 243-246

Esser K, Meinhardt F (1986) Genetic manipulation of fungi suitable for ectomycorrhizal inoculation of tree nursery stock based on physiological characterization of properties important in establishing the mycorrhizal state.
In: Magnien E (ed) Biomol Engineer in the Europ Comm /Achievements of the Res Prog (1982-1986) Nijhoff, Dordrecht Boston Lancaster, pp 831-838

Meinhardt F (1986) Host-parasite interactions.
Prog Bot 48: 260-265

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1985) Research and objectives of a research project in Alzheimer's disease - Biological viewpoints.
Neurophysiol et Neuropathol 8: 5-9

Thuault D, Meinhardt F, Esser K (1985) Mitochondrial DNA of the basidiomycete Polyporus ciliatus. I. Physical map, localization of specific genes and cloning of an ars.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 21: 196-199

Meinhardt F (1984) Biological control of phytopathogenic fungi.
Prog Bot 46: 241-247

Meinhardt F, Koch H, Esser K (1984) Compatibility groups in Ascobolus immersus - an indication of speciation.
Theor Appl Genet 68: 365-367

Esser K, Meinhardt F (1986) Genetics of strain improvement in filamentous fungi with respect to biotechnology.
In: Vanek Z, Hostalek Z (eds) Overproduction of microbial metabolites. Butterworths, Boston, pp 143-164

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1984) Linear extrachromosomal DNA in the morel Morchella conica.
Curr Genet 8: 15-18

Esser K, Meinhardt F (1984) Barrage formation in fungi.
In: Linskens HF, Heslop-Harrison J (eds) Encyclopedia of Plant Physiology, New Series, Vol 17. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo, pp 350-361

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1983) Genetic aspects of differentiation in fungi.
In: Fungal differentiation. Smith JG (ed) Dekker, New York, pp 537-557

Meinhardt F (1982) Cleavage of the double stranded RNA genome of killer yeast.
Curr Genet 6: 171-172

Meinhardt F, Leslie JF (1982) Mating types of Agrocybe aegerita.
Curr Genet 5: 65-68

Meinhardt F, Saleh F, Esser K (1982) Two morphological markers indicating dikaryosis in Schizophyllum commune.
Theor Appl Genet 63: 279-281

Meinhardt F (1982) Genetic control of reproduction.
Prog Bot 44:308-314

Esser K, Meinhardt F (1982) Mikroorganismen.
In: Präve P, Faust U, Sittig W, Sukatsch DA (eds) Handbuch der Biotechnologie. Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Wiesbaden, pp 13-51

Meinhardt F, Esser K (1981) Genetic studies of the basidiomycete Agrocybe aegerita. II. Genetic control of fruit body formation and its practical implications.
Theor Appl Genet 60: 265-268

Meinhardt F, Epp BD, Esser K (1980) Equivalence of the A and B mating type factors in the tetrapolar basidiomycete Agrocybe aegerita.
Curr Genet 1: 199-202

Esser K, Meinhardt F, Tudzynski P (1980) Genetic aspects of biotechnology of fungi with special reference to cell cultures.
In: Sala F, Parisi P, Ciferri O (eds) Plant cell cultures: results and perspectives. Elsevier/North Holland, Amsterdam, pp 345-349

Esser K, Saleh F, Meinhardt F (1979) Genetics of fruit body formation in higher basidiomycetes. II. Monokaryotic and dikaryotic fruiting in Schizophyllum commune.
Curr Genet 1: 85-88

Esser K, Stahl U, Meinhardt F (1977) Genetic aspects of differentiation in fungi.
In: Meyrath J, Bu'Lock JD (eds) Biotechnology and fungal differentiation. Academic Press, London New York, pp 67-75

Esser K, Meinhardt F (1977) A common genetic control of dikaryotic and monokaryotic fruiting in the basidiomycete Agrocybe aegerita.
Mol Gen Genet 155: 113-115