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in press
1Dietel, A.-K., Kaltenpoth, M., Kost, C. (in press). Convergent evolution in intracellular elements: plasmids as model endosymbionts. Trends in Microbiology. doi:10.1016/j.tim.2018.03.004. [KOS023] MPG.PuRE
2Shitut, S., Ahsendorf, T., Pande, S., Egbert, M., Kost, C. (in press). Metabolic coupling in bacteria. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/114462. [BOL674] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2018
1Hölscher, T., Schiklang, T., Dragoš, A., Dietel, A.-K., Kost, C., Kovács, Á. T. (2018). Impaired competence in flagellar mutants of Bacillus subtilis is connected to the regulatory network governed by DegU. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 10(1), 23-32. doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12601. [KOS022] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2017
1Junker, R. R., Kuppler, J., Amo, L., Blande, J. D., Borges, R. M., van Dam, N. M., Dicke, M., Dötterl, S., Ehlers, B. K., Etl, F., Gershenzon, J., Glinwood, R., Gols, R., Groot, A. T., Heil, M., Hoffmeister, M., Holopainen, J. K., Jarau, S., John, L., Kessler, A., Knudsen, J. T., Kost, C., Larue-Kontic, A.-A.-C., Leonhardt, S. D., Lucas-Barbosa, D., Majetic, C. J., Menzel, F., Parachnowitsch, A. L., Pasquet, R. S., Poelman, E. H., Raguso, R. A., Ruther, J., Schiestl, F. P., Schmitt, T., Tholl, D., Unsicker, S., Verhulst, N., Visser, M. E., Weldegergis, B. T., Köllner, T. G. (2017). Covariation and phenotypic integration in chemical communication displays: biosynthetic constraints and eco-evolutionary implications. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.14505. [GER477] MPG.PuRE
2Pande, S., Kost, C. (2017). Bacterial unculturability and the formation of intercellular metabolic networks. Trends in Microbiology, 25(5), 349-361. doi:10.1016/j.tim.2017.02.015. [KOS021] MPG.PuRE
2016
1D'Souza, G., Kost, C. (2016). Experimental evolution of metabolic dependency in bacteria. PLoS Genetics, 12(11): e1006364. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1006364. [KOS020] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Germerodt, S., Bohl, K., Lück, A., Pande, S., Schröter, A., Kaleta, C., Schuster, S., Kost, C. (2016). Pervasive selection for cooperative cross-feeding in bacterial communities. PLoS Computational Biology, 12(6): e1004986. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004986. [KOS019] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Pande, S., Kaftan, F., Lang, S., Svatoš, A., Germerodt, S., Kost, C. (2016). Privatization of cooperative benefits stabilizes mutualistic cross-feeding interactions in spatially structured environments. The ISME Journal, 10, 1413-1423. doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.212. [KOS017] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
4Waschina, S., D'Souza, G., Kost, C., Kaleta, C. (2016). Metabolic network architecture and carbon source determine metabolite production costs. The FEBS Journal, 283, 2149-2163. doi:10.1111/febs.13727. [KOS018] MPG.PuRE
2015
1D'Souza, G., Waschina, S., Kaleta, C., Kost, C. (2015). Plasticity and epistasis strongly affect bacterial fitness after losing multiple metabolic genes. Evolution, 69(5), 1244-1254. doi:10.1111/evo.12640. [KOS012] MPG.PuRE
2Hölscher, T., Kost, C., Kovács, Á. T. (2015). Einblicke in das Sozialleben von Mikroben. Biospektrum, 264-266. doi:10.1007/s12268-015-0569-8. [KOS011] MPG.PuRE
3Kost, C. (2015). Gemeinsam stärker: metabolische Arbeitsteilung bei Bakterien. Biospektrum, 592, 592-596. doi:10.1007/s12268-015-0617-4. [KOS016] MPG.PuRE
4Pande, S., Shitut, S., Freund, L., Westermann, M., Bertels, F., Colesie, C., Bischofs, I. B., Kost, C. (2015). Metabolic cross-feeding via intercellular nanotubes among bacteria. Nature Communications, 6: 6238. doi:10.1038/ncomms7238. [KOS010] MPG.PuRE
5Schmidt, R., Waschina, S., Boettger-Schmidt, D., Kost, C., Kaleta, C. (2015). Computing autocatalytic sets to unravel inconsistencies in metabolic network reconstructions. Bioinformatics, 31(3), 373-381. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btu658. [KOS009] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
6Seccareccia, I., Kost, C., Nett, M. (2015). Quantitative analysis of Lysobacter predation. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81(20), 7098-7105. doi:10.1128/AEM.01781-15. [KOS013] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
7Sudakaran, S., Retz, F., Kikuchi, Y., Kost, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2015). Evolutionary transition in symbiotic syndromes enabled diversification of phytophagous insects on an imbalanced diet. ISME JOURNAL, 9(12), 2587-2604. doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.75. [KAL060] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
2014
1D'Souza, G., Waschina, S., Pande, S., Bohl, K., Kaleta, C., Kost, C. (2014). Less is more: Selective advantages can explain the prevalent loss of biosynthetic genes in bacteria. Evolution, 68(9), 2559-2570. doi:10.1111/evo.12468. [KOS007] MPG.PuRE
2Pande, S., Merker, H., Bohl, K., Reichelt, M., Schuster, S., de Figueiredo, L. F., Kaleta, C., Kost, C. (2014). Fitness and stability of obligate cross-feeding interactions that emerge upon gene loss in bacteria. The ISME Journal, 8, 953-962. doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.211. [KOS006] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Thiele, T., Kost, C., Roces, F., Wirth, R. (2014). Foraging leaf-cutting ants learn to reject Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera plants that emit herbivore-induced volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 40(6), 617-629. doi:10.1007/s10886-014-0460-y. [KOS008] MPG.PuRE
2012
1Bertels, F., Merker, H., Kost, C. (2012). Design and characterization of auxotrophy-based amino acid biosensors. PLoS One, 7(7): e41349. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041349. [KOS001] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Radhika, V., Kost, C., Bonaventure, G., David, A., Boland, W. (2012). Volatile emission in bracken fern is induced by jasmonates but not by Spodoptera littoralis or Strongylogaster multifasciata herbivory. PLoS One, 7(11): e48050. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048050. [BOL536] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Sudakaran, S., Salem, H., Kost, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2012). Geographical and ecological stability of the symbiotic mid-gut microbiota in European firebugs, Pyrrhocoris apterus (Hemiptera, Pyrrhocoridae). Molecular Ecology, 21(24), 6134-6151. doi:10.1111/mec.12027. [KAL029] MPG.PuRE
2011
1Kost, C., Tremmel, M., Wirth, R. (2011). Do leaf cutting ants cut undetected? Testing the effect of ant-induced plant defences on foraging decisions in Atta colombica. PLoS One, 6(7): e22340. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022340. [KOS005] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Rainey, P. B., Beaumont, H. J. E., Ferguson, G. C., Gallie, J., Kost, C., Libby, E., Zhang, X.-X. (2011). The evolutionary emergence of stochastic phenotype switching in bacteria. Microbial Cell Factories, 10: S14. doi:10.1186/1475-2859-10-S1-S14. [KOS014] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2010
1Bohl, K., de Figueiredo, L. F., Hädicke, O., Klamt, S., Kost, C., Schuster, S., Kaleta, C. (2010). CASOP GS: Computing intervention strategies targeted at production improvement in genome-scale metabolic networks. In D. Schomburg, A. Grote (Eds.), Proceedings of the 25th German Conference on Bioinformatics (pp. 71-80). Bonn: Gesellschaft f. Informatik. [KOS002] MPG.PuRE
2Radhika, V., Kost, C., Boland, W., Heil, M. (2010). The role of jasmonates in floral nectar secretion. PLoS ONE, 5(2): e9265. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009265. [BOL094] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Radhika, V., Kost, C., Boland, W., Heil, M. (2010). Towards elucidating the differential regulation of floral and extrafloral nectar secretion. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 5, 924-926. doi:10.4161/psb.5.7.12134. [BOL280] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
4Radhika, V., Kost, C., Mithöfer, A., Boland, W. (2010). Regulation of extrafloral nectar secretion by jasmonates in lima bean is light dependent. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, 17228-17233. doi:10.1073/pnas.1009007107. [BOL030] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
2009
1Beaumont, H. J., Gallie, J., Kost, C., Ferguson, G. C., Rainey, P. B. (2009). Experimental evolution of bet hedging. Nature, 462, 90-93. doi:10.1038/nature08504. [KOS015] MPG.PuRE
2008
1Kost, C. (2008). Chemical Communication. In S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Ecology (pp. 557-575). Oxford: Elsevier. [KOS003] MPG.PuRE
2Kost, C., Heil, M. (2008). The defensive role of volatile emission and extrafloral nectar secretion for lima bean in nature. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 34(1), 2-13. [BOL437] MPG.PuRE
3Radhika, V., Kost, C., Bartram, S., Heil, M., Boland, W. (2008). Testing the optimal defence hypothesis for two indirect defences: extrafloral nectar and volatile organic compounds. Planta, 228(3), 449-457. [BOL454] MPG.PuRE
2007
1Kost, C., Lakatos, T., Böttcher, I., Arendholz, W.-R., Redenbach, M., Wirth, R. (2007). Non-specific association between filamentous bacteria and fungus-growing ants. Naturwissenschaften, 94, 821-828. doi:10.1007/s00114-007-0262-y. [KOS004] MPG.PuRE
2Mekem Sonwa, M., Kost, C., Biedermann, A., Wegener, R., Schulz, S., Boland, W. (2007). Dehydrogenation of ocimene by active carbon: artefact formation during headspace sampling from leaves of Phaseolus lunatus. ARKIVOC, 2007(3), 164-172. doi:10.3998/ark.5550190.0008.315. [BOL420] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2006
1Heil, M., Kost, C. (2006). Priming of indirect defences. Ecology Letters, 9(7), 813-817. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2006.00932.x. [BOL386] MPG.PuRE
2Kost, C., Heil, M. (2006). Herbivore-induced plant volatiles induce an indirect defence in neighbouring plants. Journal of Ecology, 94(3), 619-628. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2006.01120.x. [BOL400] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
3Leal, I. R., Fischer, E., Kost, C., Tabarelli, M., Wirth, R. (2006). Ant protection against herbivores and nectar thieves in Passiflora coccinea flowers. Ecoscience, 13(4), 431-438. [BOL399] MPG.PuRE
4Schulze, B., Kost, C., Arimura, G., Boland, W. (2006). Duftstoffe: Die Sprache der Pflanzen – Signalrezeption, Biosynthese und Ökologie. Chemie in unserer Zeit, 40, 366-377. doi:10.1002/ciuz.200600387. [BOL395] MPG.PuRE
2005
1Arimura, G., Kost, C., Boland, W. (2005). Herbivore-induced, indirect plant defense. Biochimica et biophysica acta: BBA Molecular and cell biology of lipids, 1734, 91-111. doi:10.1016/j.bbalip.2005.03.001. [BOL210] MPG.PuRE
2Kost, C., Heil, M. (2005). Increased availability of extrafloral nectar reduces herbivory in Lima bean plants (Phaseolus lunatus., Fabaceae). Basic and Applied Ecology, 6(3), 237-248. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2004.11.002. [BOL222] MPG.PuRE
3Kost, C., Oliveira, E. G., Knoch, T. A., Wirth, R. (2005). Spatio-temporal permanence and plasticity of foraging trail systems in young and mature leaf-cutting ant colonies (Atta spp.). Journal of Tropical Ecology, 21, 677-688. doi:10.1017/S0266467405002592. [BOL388] MPG.PuRE