Spotlight on German research - a virtual special issue

March 2018

To mark this year’s Otto Warburg Medal, we’ve created a virtual special issue with a selection of highly cited German research published in 2016 & 2017 across the BBA journals encompassing biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, cell biology, genomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics, proteomics, and systems biology.

Structure and function of mitochondrial complex

Christophe Wirtha ,Ulrich Brandt, Carola Hunte,  Volker Zickermann
BBA – Bioenergetics

Redox-coupled substrate water reorganization in the active site of Photosystem II—The role of calcium in substrate water delivery

Ilke Ugur, A. William Rutherford, Ville R.I. Kaila
BBA – Bioenergetics

Non-Brownian diffusion in lipid membranes: Experiments and simulations

R. Metzlwe, J.-H. Jeon, A.G. Cherstvy
BBA – Biomembranes

Simulations of outer membrane channels and their permeability

Karunakar R. Pothula, Carols J.F. Solano, Ulrich Kleinekathöfer
BBA – Biomembranes

Genomewide comparison of the inducible transcriptomes of nuclear receptors CAR, PXR and PPARα in primary human hepatocytes

Benjamin A. Kandel, Maria Thomas, Stefan Winter, Georg Damm, Daniel Seehofer, Oliver Burk, Matthias Schwab, Ulrich M. Zanger
BBA – Gene Regulatory Mechanisms

Gene-regulatory networks controlling inflorescence and flower development in Arabidopsis thaliana

Christopher Ralf Wils, Kerstin Kaufmann
BBA – Gene Regulatory Mechanisms

The promise of protein glycosylation for personalised medicine

Andreia Almeida, Daniel Kolaricha
BBA – General Subject

Galectin-related protein: An integral member of the network of chicken galectins: 2. From expression profiling to its immunocyto- and histochemical localization and application as tool for ligand detection

Herbert Kaltner, Gabriel García Caballero, Fred Sinowatz, Sebastian Schmidt, Joachim C. Manning, Sabine André, Hans-Joachim Gabius
BBA – General Subject

The TULIP superfamily of eukaryotic lipid-binding proteins as a mediator of lipid sensing and transport

Vikram Alva, Andrei N. Lupas
BBA – Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids

Small but smart: MicroRNAs orchestrate atherosclerosis development and progression

Donato Santovito, Virginia Egea, Christian Weber
BBA – Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids

Leptin dose-dependently decreases atherosclerosis by attenuation of hypercholesterolemia and induction of adiponectin

Annett Hoffmann, Thomas Ebert, Nora Klöting, Janine Dokas, Franziska Jeromin, Beate Jessnitzer, Ralph Burkhardt, Mathias Fasshaue, Susan Kralisch
BBA – Molecular Basis of Disease

Mammalian ataxin-2 modulates translation control at the pre-initiation complex via PI3K/mTOR and is induced by starvation

Isabel Lastres-Becker, David Nonis, Florian Eich, Michael Klinkenberg, Myriam Gorospe, Peter Kötter, Fabrice A.C. Klein, Nancy Kedersha, Georg Auburger
BBA – Molecular Basis of Disease

The Notch intracellular domain integrates signals from Wnt, Hedgehog, TGFβ/BMP and hypoxia pathways

Tilman Borggrefe, Matthias Lauth, An Zwijsen, Danny Huylebroeck, Franz Oswald, Benedetto Daniele Giaimo
BBA – Molecular Cell Research

The role of interleukin-6 signaling in nervous tissue

Michelle Rothaug, Christoph Becker-Pauly, Stefan Rose-John
BBA – Molecular Cell Research

Multifunctionality of plastid nucleoids as revealed by proteome analyses

Joanna Melonek, Svenja Oetke, Karin Krupinska
BBA – Proteins and Proteomics

Redox proteomics for the assessment of redox-related posttranslational regulation in plants

Hans-Peter Mock, Karl-Josef Dietz
BBA – Proteins and Proteomics

Nerve growth factor & TrkA as novel therapeutic targets in cancer

Ihsan Ekin Demir, Elke Tieftrunk Stephan, Schorn HelmutFriess, Güralp O. Ceyhan
BBA – Reviews on Cancer

Heterogeneity of Cancer Stem Cells: Rationale for Targeting the Stem Cell Niche

Maximilian Boesch, Sieghart Sopper, Alain G. Zeimet, Daniel Reimer, Guenther Gastl. Burkhard Ludewig, Dominik Wolf
BBA – Review on Cancer