VW Research Group Experimental Ecology and Evolution

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1Shitut, S., Ahsendorf, T., Pande, S., Egbert, M., Kost, C. (in press). Metabolic coupling in bacteria. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/114462. [BOL674] pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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 pubman
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 pubman
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] pubman
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] pubman
2Hölscher, T., Kost, C., Kovács, Á. T. (2015). Einblicke in das Sozialleben von Mikroben. Biospektrum, 264-266. [KOS011] pubman
3Kost, C. (2015). Gemeinsam stärker: metabolische Arbeitsteilung bei Bakterien. Biospektrum, 592, 592-596. doi:10.1007/s12268-015-0617-4. [KOS016] pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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 pubman
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 gold pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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 pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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 pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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 pubman
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 pubman
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] pubman
1Kost, C. (2008). Chemical Communication. In S. E. Jorgensen, B. D. Fath (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Ecology (pp. 557-575). Oxford: Elsevier. [KOS003] pubman
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] pubman
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] OPEN ACCESS gold pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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] pubman
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 pubman
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] pubman
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] pubman
1Arimura, G., Kost, C., Boland, W. (2005). Herbivore-induced, indirect plant defense. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1734, 91-111. doi:10.1016/j.bbalip.2005.03.001. [BOL210] pubman
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] pubman
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] pubman