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1.

Chitin Organizing and Modifying Enzymes and Proteins Involved In Remodeling of the Insect Cuticle.

Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H, Arakane Y, Yang Q.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2019;1142:83-114. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-7318-3_5. Review.

PMID:
31102243
2.

Immune Responses of Mammals and Plants to Chitin-Containing Pathogens.

Jiang X, Bao H, Merzendorfer H, Yang Q.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2019;1142:61-81. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-7318-3_4. Review.

PMID:
31102242
3.

Chitin Prevalence and Function in Bacteria, Fungi and Protists.

Steinfeld L, Vafaei A, Rösner J, Merzendorfer H.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2019;1142:19-59. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-7318-3_3. Review.

PMID:
31102241
4.

Rapid determination of binding parameters of chitin binding domains using chitin-coated quartz crystal microbalance sensor chips.

Vogt S, Kelkenberg M, Nöll T, Steinhoff B, Schönherr H, Merzendorfer H, Nöll G.

Analyst. 2018 Oct 22;143(21):5255-5263. doi: 10.1039/c8an01453a.

PMID:
30277231
5.

Septin-associated protein kinase Gin4 affects localization and phosphorylation of Chs4, the regulatory subunit of the Baker's yeast chitin synthase III complex.

Gohlke S, Heine D, Schmitz HP, Merzendorfer H.

Fungal Genet Biol. 2018 Aug;117:11-20. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2018.05.002. Epub 2018 May 12.

PMID:
29763674
6.

Functional analysis of TcCTLP-5C2, a chymotrypsin-like serine protease needed for molting in Tribolium castaneum.

Albaum D, Broehan G, Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2017 Jul;86:20-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 May 15.

PMID:
28522347
7.

In Vitro and In Vivo Studies on the Structural Organization of Chs3 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Gohlke S, Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H.

Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Mar 25;18(4). pii: E702. doi: 10.3390/ijms18040702.

8.

Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of the tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta.

Kanost MR, Arrese EL, Cao X, Chen YR, Chellapilla S, Goldsmith MR, Grosse-Wilde E, Heckel DG, Herndon N, Jiang H, Papanicolaou A, Qu J, Soulages JL, Vogel H, Walters J, Waterhouse RM, Ahn SJ, Almeida FC, An C, Aqrawi P, Bretschneider A, Bryant WB, Bucks S, Chao H, Chevignon G, Christen JM, Clarke DF, Dittmer NT, Ferguson LCF, Garavelou S, Gordon KHJ, Gunaratna RT, Han Y, Hauser F, He Y, Heidel-Fischer H, Hirsh A, Hu Y, Jiang H, Kalra D, Klinner C, König C, Kovar C, Kroll AR, Kuwar SS, Lee SL, Lehman R, Li K, Li Z, Liang H, Lovelace S, Lu Z, Mansfield JH, McCulloch KJ, Mathew T, Morton B, Muzny DM, Neunemann D, Ongeri F, Pauchet Y, Pu LL, Pyrousis I, Rao XJ, Redding A, Roesel C, Sanchez-Gracia A, Schaack S, Shukla A, Tetreau G, Wang Y, Xiong GH, Traut W, Walsh TK, Worley KC, Wu D, Wu W, Wu YQ, Zhang X, Zou Z, Zucker H, Briscoe AD, Burmester T, Clem RJ, Feyereisen R, Grimmelikhuijzen CJP, Hamodrakas SJ, Hansson BS, Huguet E, Jermiin LS, Lan Q, Lehman HK, Lorenzen M, Merzendorfer H, Michalopoulos I, Morton DB, Muthukrishnan S, Oakeshott JG, Palmer W, Park Y, Passarelli AL, Rozas J, Schwartz LM, Smith W, Southgate A, Vilcinskas A, Vogt R, Wang P, Werren J, Yu XQ, Zhou JJ, Brown SJ, Scherer SE, Richards S, Blissard GW.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2016 Sep;76:118-147. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2016.07.005. Epub 2016 Aug 12.

9.

Biosynthesis, Turnover, and Functions of Chitin in Insects.

Zhu KY, Merzendorfer H, Zhang W, Zhang J, Muthukrishnan S.

Annu Rev Entomol. 2016;61:177-96. doi: 10.1146/annurev-ento-010715-023933. Review.

PMID:
26982439
10.

Chitin is a necessary component to maintain the barrier function of the peritrophic matrix in the insect midgut.

Kelkenberg M, Odman-Naresh J, Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2015 Jan;56:21-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2014.11.005. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

PMID:
25449129
11.

High resolution genetic mapping uncovers chitin synthase-1 as the target-site of the structurally diverse mite growth inhibitors clofentezine, hexythiazox and etoxazole in Tetranychus urticae.

Demaeght P, Osborne EJ, Odman-Naresh J, Grbić M, Nauen R, Merzendorfer H, Clark RM, Van Leeuwen T.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2014 Aug;51:52-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2014.05.004. Epub 2014 May 22.

12.

Two essential peritrophic matrix proteins mediate matrix barrier functions in the insect midgut.

Agrawal S, Kelkenberg M, Begum K, Steinfeld L, Williams CE, Kramer KJ, Beeman RW, Park Y, Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2014 Jun;49:24-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2014.03.009. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

PMID:
24680676
13.

A lepidopteran-specific gene family encoding valine-rich midgut proteins.

Odman-Naresh J, Duevel M, Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H.

PLoS One. 2013 Nov 29;8(11):e82015. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082015. eCollection 2013.

14.

A new clock for molting.

Merzendorfer H.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Nov 1;216(Pt 21):vi. No abstract available.

15.

Chitin synthesis inhibitors: old molecules and new developments.

Merzendorfer H.

Insect Sci. 2013 Apr;20(2):121-38. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7917.2012.01535.x. Epub 2012 Jul 5. Review.

PMID:
23955853
16.

Insect-derived chitinases.

Merzendorfer H.

Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol. 2013;136:19-50. doi: 10.1007/10_2013_207.

PMID:
23748348
17.

Functional analysis of the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter gene family of Tribolium castaneum.

Broehan G, Kroeger T, Lorenzen M, Merzendorfer H.

BMC Genomics. 2013 Jan 16;14:6. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-6.

18.

Microcompartments within the yeast plasma membrane.

Merzendorfer H, Heinisch JJ.

Biol Chem. 2013 Feb;394(2):189-202. doi: 10.1515/hsz-2012-0241. Review.

PMID:
23096568
19.

Population bulk segregant mapping uncovers resistance mutations and the mode of action of a chitin synthesis inhibitor in arthropods.

Van Leeuwen T, Demaeght P, Osborne EJ, Dermauw W, Gohlke S, Nauen R, Grbic M, Tirry L, Merzendorfer H, Clark RM.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 20;109(12):4407-12. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1200068109. Epub 2012 Mar 5.

20.

Genomic and proteomic studies on the effects of the insect growth regulator diflubenzuron in the model beetle species Tribolium castaneum.

Merzendorfer H, Kim HS, Chaudhari SS, Kumari M, Specht CA, Butcher S, Brown SJ, Manak JR, Beeman RW, Kramer KJ, Muthukrishnan S.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2012 Apr;42(4):264-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2011.12.008. Epub 2011 Dec 28.

21.

The cellular basis of chitin synthesis in fungi and insects: common principles and differences.

Merzendorfer H.

Eur J Cell Biol. 2011 Sep;90(9):759-69. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcb.2011.04.014. Epub 2011 Jun 22. Review.

PMID:
21700357
22.

Ammonia uptake in Manduca sexta midgut is mediated by an amiloride sensitive cation/proton exchanger: Transport studies and mRNA expression analysis of NHE7, 9, NHE8, and V-ATPase (subunit D).

Blaesse AK, Broehan G, Meyer H, Merzendorfer H, Weihrauch D.

Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2010 Dec;157(4):364-76. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2010.08.004. Epub 2010 Aug 7.

PMID:
20696265
23.

A novel role of the yeast CaaX protease Ste24 in chitin synthesis.

Meissner D, Odman-Naresh J, Vogelpohl I, Merzendorfer H.

Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Jul 15;21(14):2425-33. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E10-01-0080. Epub 2010 May 26.

24.

Bowman-Birk proteinase inhibitor from Cajanus cajan seeds: purification, characterization, and insecticidal properties.

Prasad ER, Merzendorfer H, Madhurarekha C, Dutta-Gupta A, Padmasree K.

J Agric Food Chem. 2010 Mar 10;58(5):2838-47. doi: 10.1021/jf903675d.

PMID:
20146519
25.

Chymotrypsin-like peptidases from Tribolium castaneum: a role in molting revealed by RNA interference.

Broehan G, Arakane Y, Beeman RW, Kramer KJ, Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2010 Mar;40(3):274-83. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2009.10.009. Epub 2009 Nov 6.

PMID:
19897036
27.

Purification of an active, oligomeric chitin synthase complex from the midgut of the tobacco hornworm.

Maue L, Meissner D, Merzendorfer H.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2009 Sep;39(9):654-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2009.06.005. Epub 2009 Jul 2.

PMID:
19576988
28.

Analysis of functions of the chitin deacetylase gene family in Tribolium castaneum.

Arakane Y, Dixit R, Begum K, Park Y, Specht CA, Merzendorfer H, Kramer KJ, Muthukrishnan S, Beeman RW.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2009 May-Jun;39(5-6):355-65. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2009.02.002. Epub 2009 Mar 5.

PMID:
19268706
29.

Cloning and expression analysis of midgut chymotrypsin-like proteinases in the tobacco hornworm.

Broehan G, Kemper M, Driemeier D, Vogelpohl I, Merzendorfer H.

J Insect Physiol. 2008 Aug;54(8):1243-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2008.06.007. Epub 2008 Jun 27.

PMID:
18634789
30.

A chymotrypsin-like serine protease interacts with the chitin synthase from the midgut of the tobacco hornworm.

Broehan G, Zimoch L, Wessels A, Ertas B, Merzendorfer H.

J Exp Biol. 2007 Oct;210(Pt 20):3636-43.

31.

Insect chitin synthases: a review.

Merzendorfer H.

J Comp Physiol B. 2006 Jan;176(1):1-15. Epub 2005 Aug 2. Review.

PMID:
16075270
32.

Chitin synthase genes in Manduca sexta: characterization of a gut-specific transcript and differential tissue expression of alternately spliced mRNAs during development.

Hogenkamp DG, Arakane Y, Zimoch L, Merzendorfer H, Kramer KJ, Beeman RW, Kanost MR, Specht CA, Muthukrishnan S.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005 Jun;35(6):529-40. Epub 2005 Mar 7.

PMID:
15857759
33.

Regulation of chitin synthesis in the larval midgut of Manduca sexta.

Zimoch L, Hogenkamp DG, Kramer KJ, Muthukrishnan S, Merzendorfer H.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005 Jun;35(6):515-27. Epub 2005 Feb 15.

PMID:
15857758
34.

The V-ATPase subunit C binds to polymeric F-actin as well as to monomeric G-actin and induces cross-linking of actin filaments.

Vitavska O, Merzendorfer H, Wieczorek H.

J Biol Chem. 2005 Jan 14;280(2):1070-6. Epub 2004 Nov 3.

35.

The insect plasma membrane H+ V-ATPase: intra-, inter-, and supramolecular aspects.

Wieczorek H, Huss M, Merzendorfer H, Reineke S, Vitavska O, Zeiske W.

J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2003 Aug;35(4):359-66. Review.

PMID:
14635781
36.

Chitin metabolism in insects: structure, function and regulation of chitin synthases and chitinases.

Merzendorfer H, Zimoch L.

J Exp Biol. 2003 Dec;206(Pt 24):4393-412. Review.

37.

A novel role for subunit C in mediating binding of the H+-V-ATPase to the actin cytoskeleton.

Vitavska O, Wieczorek H, Merzendorfer H.

J Biol Chem. 2003 May 16;278(20):18499-505. Epub 2003 Feb 25.

38.

Immunolocalization of chitin synthase in the tobacco hornworm.

Zimoch L, Merzendorfer H.

Cell Tissue Res. 2002 May;308(2):287-97. Epub 2002 Apr 13.

PMID:
12037585
39.

Expression of Manduca sexta V-ATPase genes mvB, mvG and mvd is regulated by ecdysteroids.

Reineke S, Wieczorek H, Merzendorfer H.

J Exp Biol. 2002 Apr;205(Pt 8):1059-67.

40.

The multigene family of the tobacco hornworm V-ATPase: novel subunits a, C, D, H, and putative isoforms.

Merzendorfer H, Reineke S, Zhao XF, Jacobmeier B, Harvey WR, Wieczorek H.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2000 Aug 25;1467(2):369-79.

41.

Structure and regulation of insect plasma membrane H(+)V-ATPase.

Wieczorek H, Grber G, Harvey WR, Huss M, Merzendorfer H, Zeiske W.

J Exp Biol. 2000 Jan;203(Pt 1):127-35. Review.

42.

A novel insect V-ATPase subunit M9.7 is glycosylated extensively.

Merzendorfer H, Huss M, Schmid R, Harvey WR, Wieczorek H.

J Biol Chem. 1999 Jun 11;274(24):17372-8.

43.

The plasma membrane H+-V-ATPase from tobacco hornworm midgut.

Wieczorek H, Grüber G, Harvey WR, Huss M, Merzendorfer H.

J Bioenerg Biomembr. 1999 Feb;31(1):67-74. Review.

PMID:
10340850
44.

Sense and antisense RNA for the membrane associated 40 kDa subunit M40 of the insect V-ATPase.

Merzendorfer H, Harvey WR, Wieczorek H.

FEBS Lett. 1997 Jul 14;411(2-3):239-44.

45.

Regulation of proton-translocating V-ATPases.

Merzendorfer H, Gräf R, Huss M, Harvey WR, Wieczorek H.

J Exp Biol. 1997 Jan;200(Pt 2):225-35. Review.

46.

The peripheral complex of the tobacco hornworm V-ATPase contains a novel 13-kDa subunit G.

Lepier A, Gräf R, Azuma M, Merzendorfer H, Harvey WR, Wieczorek H.

J Biol Chem. 1996 Apr 5;271(14):8502-8.

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