Research Group Microbial Chemical Ecology, Dr. Dieter Spiteller

Publications

2011

Y. Shao, D. Spiteller, X. Tang, L. Ping, C. Colesie, U. Münchberg, S. Bartram, B. Schneider, B. Büdel, J. Popp, D.G. Heckel , W. Boland, α- and β-carotene in the foregut of Spodoptera larvae feeding on a toxic food plant. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2011, 41, 273-281.

I. Schoenian, M. Spiteller, M., Ghaste, R. Wirth, H. Herz, D. Spiteller, Chemical basis of the synergism and antagonism in microbial communities in the nests of leaf cutting ants, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2011, 108, 1955-1960.

2010

L. Ye, D. Spiteller, R. Ullrich, W. Boland, J. Nüske, G. Diekert, Fluoride-dependent conversion of organic compounds mediated by manganese peroxidases in the absence of Mn2+-ions, Biochemistry 2010, 49, 7264-7271.

M. V. B. Dias, F. Huang, D. Y. Chirgadze, M. Tosin, D. Spiteller, E. F. Valentine, P. F. Leadlay, J. B. Spencer, T. L. Blundell, Structural basis of the activity and substrate specificity of the fluoroacetyl-CoA thioesterase FlK, J. Biol. Chem. 2010, 285, 22495-22504.

S. D. Braun, J. Hofmann, A. Wensing, M. S. Ullrich, H. Weingart, B. Völksch, D. Spiteller, Identification of the biosynthetic gene cluster of 3-methylarginine, a toxin produced by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae 22d/93, Appl. Environ. Microbiol.2010; 76, 2500-2508.

D. Spiteller, How do fungus growing ants protect their fungus garden against infections? Wie schützen pilz-züchtende Ameisen ihren Pilzgarten vor Infektionen? Biospektrum 2010, 2, 161-163.

2009

U. A. Sammer, B. Völksch, U. Möllmann, M. Schmidtke, P. Spiteller, M. Spiteller, D. Spiteller, 2-Amino-3-(oxirane-2,3-dicarboxamido)-propanoyl-valine an effective peptide antibiotic from the epiphyte Pantoea agglomerans 48b/90, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2009, 75, 7710-7717.

S. D. Braun, J. Hofmann, A. Wensing, H. Weingart, M. S. Ullrich, D. Spiteller, B. Völksch, In vitro antibiosis by Pseudomonas syringae Pss22d, acting against the bacterial blight pathogen of soybean plants, does not influence in planta biocontrol. J. Phytopathol. 2009, 158, 288-295.

M. Tosin, D. Spiteller, J. B. Spencer, Malonyl carba(dethia)- and malonyl oxa(dethia)-coenzyme A as tools for trapping polyketide intermediates. ChemBioChem 2009, 10, 1714-1723.

S. Haeder, R. Wirth, H. Herz, D. Spiteller, Candicidin-producing Streptomyces support leaf-cutting ants to protect their fungus garden against the pathogenic fungus Escovopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2009, 106, 4742-4746.

T.-L. Li, D. Spiteller, J. B. Spencer, Identification of a pentaketide stilbene produced by a type III poly­ketide synthase from Pinus sylvestris and characterisation of free coenzyme A intermediates. ChemBioChem2009, 10, 896-901.

B. Schulze, D. Spiteller, Capsaicin: tailored chemical defence against unwanted "frugivores". ChemBioChem 2009, 10, 428-429.

2008

S. B. Braun, B. Völksch, J. Nüske, D. Spiteller, 3-Methylarginine from Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae 22d/93 suppresses the bacterial blight caused by its close relative Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea. ChemBioChem 2008, 9, 1913-1920.

D. Spiteller, Encyclopaedia of Ecology, Elsevier (Hrsg. S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath), Plant defense strategies. 2008, 2798-2811.

D. Spiteller, Encyclopaedia of Ecology, Elsevier (Hrsg. S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath), Animal defense strategies. 2008,165-174.

D. Spiteller, Encyclopaedia of Ecology, Elsevier (Hrsg. S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath), Marine and aquatic defence strategies. 2008, 844-852.

B. Schulze, D. Spiteller, Encyclopaedia of Ecology (Hrsg. S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath), Elsevier, Counterdefence strategies - Evolution of defence strategies. 2008, 1438-1445.

D. Spiteller, P. Spiteller, Encyclopedia of Ecology (Hrsg. S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath), Elsevier, Fungal defense strategies. 2008, 1702-1708.

D. Spiteller, Encyclopaedia of Ecology (Hrsg. S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath), Elsevier, Microbial defence and defence by microbial symbionts. 2008, 2341-2347.

H. Hong, D. Spiteller, J. B. Spencer, Incorporation of fluoroacetate into an aromatic polyketide and its influence on the mode of cyclization. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 6028-6032.

2007

A. Habel, D. Spiteller, W. Boland, α-Methylbenzylisocyanate a powerful derivatisation reagent for the chiral analysis of medium- and long chain aliphatic alcohols and hydroxy fatty acids. J. Chrom. A 2007, 1165, 192-190.

L. Ping, R. Büchler, J. Piel, A. Mithöfer, A. Svatoš, D. Spiteller, K. Dettner, B. Schlott, W. Boland, A Dps-like protein from insect gut bacteria catalyzes the reversible hydrolysis of N-acyl amino acids. Environ. Microbiol. 2007, 9, 1572-83.

F. Huang, D. Spiteller, N. A. Koorbanally, Y. Li, N. M. Llewellyn, J. B. Spencer, Elaboration of neosamine rings in the biosynthesis of neomycin and butirosin. ChemBioChem 2007, 8, 283-288.

2006

F. Huang, S. F. Haydock, D. Spiteller, T. Mironenko, T.-L. Li, P. F. Leadlay, D. O’Hagan, J. B. Spencer, Characterisation of a locus involved in fluorometabolite biosynthesis in Streptomyces cattleya. Chem. Biol. 2006, 13, 475-484.

A. Baerga-Ortiz, B. Popovic, A. P. Siskos, H. O’Hare, D. Spiteller, M. G. Williams, N. Campillo, J. B. Spencer, P. F. Leadlay, Site-directed mutagenesis alters the stereochemistry of catalysis by isolated ketoreductase domains from the erythromycin-producing polyketide synthase. Chem. Biol. 2006, 13, 277-285.

2005

A. P. Siskos, A. Baerga-Ortiz, S. Bali, V. Stein, H. Mamdani, D. Spiteller, B. Popovic, J. B. Spencer, J. Staunton, K. J. Weissman, P. F. Leadlay, Molecular basis of Clemer’s rules: Stereochemistry of catalysis by isolated ketoreductase domains from modular polyketide synthases. Chem. Biol. 2005, 12, 1145-1153.

D. Spiteller, C. L. Waterman, J. B. Spencer. A method for trapping intermediates of polyketide biosynthesis with a nonhydrolysable malonyl coenzyme A-analogue. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 7079-7082.

F. Huang, S. F. Haydock, T. Mironenko, D. Spiteller, Y. Li, J. B. Spencer, The neomycin biosynthetic gene cluster of Streptomyces fradiae NCIMB 8233. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2005, 3, 1410-1419.

2004

M. Frey, D. Spiteller, W. Boland, A. Gierl, Transcriptional activation of Igl, the gene for indole formation in Zea mays: a structure-activity study with elicitor-active N-acyl glutamines from insects. Phytochem. 2004, 65, 1047-1055.

M. Maffei, S. Bossi, D. Spiteller, A. Mithöfer, W. Boland, Effects of feeding Spodoptera littoralis on lima bean leaves. I. Membrane potentials, intracellular calcium variations, oral secretions, and regurgitate components. Plant Physiol. 2004, 134, 1752-1762.

D. Spiteller, N. J. Oldham, W. Boland, N-(17-Phosphonooxylinolenoyl)-glutamine and N-(17-phosphonooxylinoleoyl)-glutamine from insect gut: the first backbone-phosphorylated fatty acid derivatives in nature. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 1104-1109.

2003

D. Spiteller, W. Boland, Identification and synthesis of (17S)-N-(17-acyloxyacyl)-glutamine; novel surfactants from oral secretions of lepidopteran larvae. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 8743-8749.

W. Boland, D. Spiteller, L. Ping, J. Piel, Mikroorganismen schaffen die molekulare Grundlage für Umweltinteraktionen vieler Insekten. Max Planck Gesellschaft Jahrbuch. 2003.

L. Ping, D. Spiteller, W. Boland, Plant defense-inducing N-acylgutamines from insect guts: Structural diversity and microbe-assisted biosyntheses. In: The BCPC International Congress - Crop Science & Technology 2003. Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. 2003, 1211-1216.

D. Spiteller, W. Boland, 15,16-Epoxylinoleoyl-L-glutamine and 15,16-dihydroxylinoleoyl-L-glutamine isolated from oral secretions of lepidopteran larvae. Tetrahedron 2003, 59, 135-139.

2002

D. Spiteller, A. Jux, J. Piel, W. Boland, Feeding of [5,5-2H2]-1-desoxy-D-xylulose and [4,4,6,6,6-2H5]-mevalolactone to geosmin-producing Streptomyces spp. and Fossombronia pusilla. Phytochem. 2002, 61, 827-834.

W. Boland, D. Spiteller, Mikrobielle Symbionten von Insekten und ihre Bedeutung für die Pflanzen. In: Rundgespräche der Kommission für Ökologie, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften. 2002, 23, 111-122.

2001

C. Oldenburg, S. Kanaujia, D. Spiteller, N. J. Oldham, W. Boland, K.-E. Kaissling, Benzoic acid, a stimulant of odorant receptors of Bombyx mori, is rapidly metabolized to N-benzoylserine on the antennae. Chemoecology 2001, 11, 183-190.

W. Boland, D. Spiteller, Electronic Noses, In: Bioresponse-Linked Instrumental Analysis, Ed: B. Hock, Teubner Verlag, Stuttgart, Leipzig, Wiesbaden 2001, 57-78.

D. Spiteller, G. Pohnert, W. Boland, Absolute configuration of volicitin, an elicitor of plant volatile biosynthesis from lepidopteran larvae. Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 1483-1485.

2000

D. Spiteller, K. Dettner, W. Boland, Gut bacteria may be involved in interactions between plants, herbivores and their predators: Microbial biosynthesis of N-acylglutamine surfactants as elicitors of plant volatiles. Biol. Chem. 2000, 381, 755-762.

G. Spiteller, D. Spiteller, W. Jira, U. Kießling, A. Dudda, M. Weisser, S. Hecht, C. Schwarz, Age and age-dependant diseases a consequence of lipid peroxidation. In: Peroxide Chemistry, Ed. W. Adam 2000, 179-208.

D. Spiteller, G. Spiteller, Identification of toxic 2,4-decadienal in oxidized low-density lipoprotein by solid-phase microextraction. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 583-585.

D. Spiteller, G. Spiteller, Oxidation of linoleic acid in low-density lipoprotein: An important event in atherogenesis. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 585-589.