Department of Insect Symbiosis

Journal Article (11)

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Salem, H.; Kaltenpoth, M.: Beetle-bacterial symbioses: Endless forms most functional. Annual Review of Entomology 67, pp. 201 - 219 (2022)
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Dávila-Lara, A.; Reichelt, M.; Wang, D.; Vogel, H.; Mithöfer, A.: Proof of anthocyanins in the carnivorous plant genus Nepenthes. FEBS Open Bio 11 (9), pp. 2576 - 2585 (2021)
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Ganesan, R.; Kaltenpoth, M.; Flórez, L. V.: Transposon-insertion sequencing as a tool to elucidate bacterial volonization factors in a Burkholderia gladioli symbiont of Lagria villosa beetles. Journal of Visualized Experiments 174, e62843 (2021)
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Gegner, J.; Vogel, H.; Billion, A.; Förster, F.; Vilcinskas, A.: Complete metamorphosis in Manduca sexta involves specific changes in DNA methylation patterns. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9, 646281 (2021)
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Kanyile, S. N.; Engl, T.; Kaltenpoth, M.: Nutritional symbionts confer structural defence against predation and fungal infection in a grain pest beetle. The Journal of Experimental Biology (accepted)
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Kiefer, J.; Batsukh, S.; Bauer, E.; Hirota, B.; Weiss, B.; Wierz, J.; Fukatsu, T.; Kaltenpoth, M.; Engl, T.: Inhibition of a nutritional endosymbiont by glyphosate abolishes mutualistic benefit on cuticle synthesis in Oryzaephilus surinamensis. Communications Biology 4, 554 (2021)
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Nechitaylo, T. Y.; Sandoval-Calderón, M.; Engl, T.; Wielsch, N.; Dunn, D. M.; Goesmann, A.; Strohm, E.; Svatoš, A.; Dale, C.; Weiss, R. B. et al.; Kaltenpoth, M.: Incipient genome erosion and metabolic streamlining for antibiotic production in a defensive symbiont. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 118 (17), e2023047118 (2021)
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Rügen, N.; Jenkins, T. P.; Wielsch, N.; Vogel, H.; Hempel, B.-F.; Süssmuth, R. D.; Ainsworth, S.; Cabezas-Cruz, A.; Vilcinskas, A.; Tonk, M.: Hexapod assassins’ potion: Venom composition and bioactivity from the Eurasian assassin bug Rhynocoris iracundus. Biomedicines 9 (7), 819 (2021)
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Wierz, J. C.; Gaube, P.; Klebsch, D.; Kaltenpoth, M.; Flórez, L. V.: Transmission of bacterial symbionts with and without genome erosion between a beetle host and the plant environment. Frontiers in Microbiology 12, 715601 (2021)
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Brückner, A.; Kaltenpoth, M.; Heethoff, M.: De novo biosynthesis of simple aromatic compounds by an arthropod (Archegozetes longisetosus). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287 (1934), 20201429 (2020)
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Kaltenpoth, M.: An endosymbiont’s journey through metamorphosis of its insect host. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117 (35), pp. 20994 - 20996 (2020)

Preprint (2)

Okamura, Y.; Sato, A.; Kawaguchi, L.; Nagano, A. J.; Murakami, M.; Vogel, H.; Kroymann, J.: Microevolution of Pieris butterfly genes involved in host-plant adaptation along a host-plant community cline. (submitted)
Keesey, I.; Doll, G.; Das Chakraborty, S.; Baschwitz, A.; Lemoine, M.; Kaltenpoth, M.; Svatoš, A.; Sachse, S.; Knaden, M.; Hansson, B. S.: Alcohol boosts pheromone production in male flies and makes them sexier. (submitted)
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