Rainer Borriss

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Affiliation: ABiTEP GmbH
Location: Berlin, Germany

Publications

  1. pmc The complete genome of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum CAU B946 contains a gene cluster for nonribosomal synthesis of iturin A
    Jochen Blom
    Computational Genomics, Center for Biotechnology CeBiTec, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Bacteriol 194:1845-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo characteristics of bacterial phytases and their efficacy in broiler chickens
    E A I Elkhalil
    Institute of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University, Berlin, Germany
    Br Poult Sci 48:64-70. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Transferase and hydrolytic activities of the laminarinase from Rhodothermus marinus and its M133A, M133C, and M133W mutants
    Kirill N Neustroev
    Molecular and Radiation Biology Division, Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Gatchina, 188300, Russia
    Glycoconj J 23:501-11. 2006
  4. pmc Dual role of the PhoP approximately P response regulator: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB45 phytase gene transcription is directed by positive and negative interactions with the phyC promoter
    Oliwia Makarewicz
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 188:6953-65. 2006
  5. pmc Structural and functional characterization of three polyketide synthase gene clusters in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB 42
    Xiao Hua Chen
    Institut fur Biologie, AG Bakteriengenetik, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 115, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 188:4024-36. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural basis for the substrate specificity of a Bacillus 1,3-1,4-beta-glucanase
    Olaf J Gaiser
    Forschungsgruppe Kristallographie, Max Delbruck Centrum fur Molekulare Medizin, Robert Rossle Strasse 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    J Mol Biol 357:1211-25. 2006
  7. pmc Structural and functional characterization of gene clusters directing nonribosomal synthesis of bioactive cyclic lipopeptides in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain FZB42
    Alexandra Koumoutsi
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Institut für Biochemie der Freien Universität, Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 186:1084-96. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Enzymatic synthesis of 4-methylumbelliferyl (1-->3)-beta-D-glucooligosaccharides-new substrates for beta-1,3-1,4-D-glucanase
    Rainer Borriss
    AG Bakteriengenetik, Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universität Berlin Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Carbohydr Res 338:1455-67. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Extracellular phytase activity of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB45 contributes to its plant-growth-promoting effect
    Elsorra E Idriss
    Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Institut fur Biologie, Chaussee Strasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Microbiology 148:2097-109. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparative studies on the in vitro properties of phytases from various microbial origins
    F A Igbasan
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Institut für Tierernährung, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Brümmer Strasse 34, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Tierernahr 53:353-73. 2000

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  1. pmc The complete genome of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum CAU B946 contains a gene cluster for nonribosomal synthesis of iturin A
    Jochen Blom
    Computational Genomics, Center for Biotechnology CeBiTec, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Bacteriol 194:1845-6. 2012
    ..Nine giant gene clusters were dedicated to nonribosomal synthesis of antimicrobial compounds. Remarkably, strain CAU B946 possessed a gene cluster involved in synthesis of iturin A...
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo characteristics of bacterial phytases and their efficacy in broiler chickens
    E A I Elkhalil
    Institute of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University, Berlin, Germany
    Br Poult Sci 48:64-70. 2007
    ..Combination of phytases acting in the gizzard with phytases acting in the intestine seems to be a promising way to further improving in vivo efficacy of phytases in poultry...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transferase and hydrolytic activities of the laminarinase from Rhodothermus marinus and its M133A, M133C, and M133W mutants
    Kirill N Neustroev
    Molecular and Radiation Biology Division, Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Gatchina, 188300, Russia
    Glycoconj J 23:501-11. 2006
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  4. pmc Dual role of the PhoP approximately P response regulator: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB45 phytase gene transcription is directed by positive and negative interactions with the phyC promoter
    Oliwia Makarewicz
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 188:6953-65. 2006
    ..A model is presented in which transcription initiation of phyC is positively and negatively affected by the actual concentration of the PhoP approximately P response regulator...
  5. pmc Structural and functional characterization of three polyketide synthase gene clusters in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB 42
    Xiao Hua Chen
    Institut fur Biologie, AG Bakteriengenetik, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 115, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 188:4024-36. 2006
    ..The GenBank accession numbers for gene clusters pks1(bae), pks2, and pks3(dif) are AJ 634060.2, AJ 6340601.2, and AJ 6340602.2, respectively...
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural basis for the substrate specificity of a Bacillus 1,3-1,4-beta-glucanase
    Olaf J Gaiser
    Forschungsgruppe Kristallographie, Max Delbruck Centrum fur Molekulare Medizin, Robert Rossle Strasse 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    J Mol Biol 357:1211-25. 2006
    ..A detailed view of enzyme-carbohydrate interactions is presented and mechanistic implications are discussed...
  7. pmc Structural and functional characterization of gene clusters directing nonribosomal synthesis of bioactive cyclic lipopeptides in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain FZB42
    Alexandra Koumoutsi
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Institut für Biochemie der Freien Universität, Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 186:1084-96. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Enzymatic synthesis of 4-methylumbelliferyl (1-->3)-beta-D-glucooligosaccharides-new substrates for beta-1,3-1,4-D-glucanase
    Rainer Borriss
    AG Bakteriengenetik, Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universität Berlin Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Carbohydr Res 338:1455-67. 2003
    ..When acting upon substrates with d.p.>3, the enzyme exhibits an endolytic activity, primarily cleaving off MeUmbGlcp and MeUmbG(2)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Extracellular phytase activity of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB45 contributes to its plant-growth-promoting effect
    Elsorra E Idriss
    Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Institut fur Biologie, Chaussee Strasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Microbiology 148:2097-109. 2002
    ..These genetic and biochemical experiments provide strong evidence that phytase activity of B. amyloliquefaciens FZB45 is important for plant growth stimulation under phosphate limitation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparative studies on the in vitro properties of phytases from various microbial origins
    F A Igbasan
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Institut für Tierernährung, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Brümmer Strasse 34, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Tierernahr 53:353-73. 2000
    ..Especially bacterial phytases contain properties like high temperature stability (Bacillus phytase) and high proteolytic stability (E. coli phytase) which make them favourable for future applications as feed additives...
  11. ncbi request reprint A highly thermostable endo-(1,4)-beta-mannanase from the marine bacterium Rhodothermus marinus
    O Politz
    Department of Dermatology, Benjamin Franklin Medical Centre, The Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 53:715-21. 2000
    ..In contrast, R. marinus-derived protein retained 87% activity after 1 h at 90 degrees C. The enzyme hydrolysed carob-galactomannan (locust bean gum) effectively and to a smaller extent guar gum, but not yeast mannan...
  12. ncbi request reprint Glucose-1-phosphatase (AgpE) from Enterobacter cloacae displays enhanced phytase activity
    T Herter
    Bacterial Genetics, Institute of Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 70:60-4. 2006
    ..coli Agp, suggests that possibly functional differences in terms of phytase activity between Agp- and AppA-like acid histidine phosphatases are fluent...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan-dependent production of indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) affects level of plant growth promotion by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42
    ElSorra E Idris
    Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Institut fur Biologie, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:619-26. 2007
    ..Three of these mutant strains were less efficient in promoting plant growth, indicating that the Trp-dependent synthesis of auxins and plant growth promotion are functionally related in B. amyloliquefaciens...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of the complete genome sequence of the plant growth-promoting bacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42
    Xiao Hua Chen
    Bakteriengenetik, Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat, Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Nat Biotechnol 25:1007-14. 2007
    ..subtilis to mediate nonribosomal synthesis of secondary metabolites, we identified four giant gene clusters absent in B. subtilis 168. The pks2 gene cluster encodes the components to synthesize the macrolactin core skeleton...
  15. pmc DegU and YczE positively regulate the synthesis of bacillomycin D by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain FZB42
    Alexandra Koumoutsi
    Institut für Biologie Bakteriengenetik, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6953-64. 2007
    ..Moreover, both DegU and a transmembrane protein of unknown function, YczE, act on a later level of gene expression, exerting their posttranscriptional effects in a hitherto-unknown manner...
  16. doi request reprint Gram-positive rhizobacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 colonizes three types of plants in different patterns
    Ben Fan
    Institute of Forest Protection, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, 210037, P R China
    J Microbiol 50:38-44. 2012
    ..Comparatively, higher amount of FZB42 inoculum (∼10(8) CFU/ml) was required for detectable root colonization in the soil system, where the preference of FZB42 cells to root hairs were also observed...
  17. doi request reprint Thermodynamic and molecular analysis of the AbrB-binding sites within the phyC-region of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB45
    Svetlana Neubauer
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, AG Bakteriengenetik, Chausseestrasse 117, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Mol Genet Genomics 287:111-22. 2012
    ..In vitro transcription assays and base substitutions within the core region support this idea and the cooperativity of AbrB binding...
  18. pmc The genome of the plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Paenibacillus polymyxa M-1 contains nine sites dedicated to nonribosomal synthesis of lipopeptides and polyketides
    Ben Niu
    MOA Key Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, PR China
    J Bacteriol 193:5862-3. 2011
    ..Nine sites were dedicated to nonribosomal synthesis of lipopeptides and polyketides. Eight of them were located at the chromosome, while one gene cluster predicted to encode an unknown secondary metabolite was present on the plasmid...
  19. doi request reprint Plantazolicin A and B: structure elucidation of ribosomally synthesized thiazole/oxazole peptides from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42
    Bahar Kalyon
    Institut für Chemie, Technische Universität Berlin, 10623 Berlin, Germany
    Org Lett 13:2996-9. 2011
    ..This finding further extends the number of known secondary metabolites from B. amyloliquefaciens and represents a new type of secondary metabolites from the genus Bacillus...
  20. doi request reprint Genome sequence of B. amyloliquefaciens type strain DSM7(T) reveals differences to plant-associated B. amyloliquefaciens FZB42
    Christian Ruckert
    Center for Biotechnology CeBiTec Universität Bielefeld, D 33594 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Biotechnol 155:78-85. 2011
    ..Differences established within the variable part of the genomes, justify our proposal to discriminate the plant-associated ecotype represented by FZB42 from the group of type strain related B. amyloliquefaciens soil bacteria...
  21. doi request reprint Efficient colonization of plant roots by the plant growth promoting bacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42, engineered to express green fluorescent protein
    Ben Fan
    Institut für Biologie Bakteriengenetik, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Biotechnol 151:303-11. 2011
    ..Due to its stable and long-lasting emission of bright fluorescence without antibiotic pressure FB01mut is an excellent tool for studying plant colonization under competitive, environmental conditions...
  22. pmc Plantazolicin, a novel microcin B17/streptolysin S-like natural product from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42
    Romy Scholz
    Institut für Biologie Bakteriengenetik, Humboldt Universita t zu Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:215-24. 2011
    ..We have named this compound plantazolicin (PZN), based on the association of several producing organisms with plants and the incorporation of azole heterocycles, which derive from Cys, Ser, and Thr residues of the precursor peptide...
  23. doi request reprint Difficidin and bacilysin produced by plant-associated Bacillus amyloliquefaciens are efficient in controlling fire blight disease
    X H Chen
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Biotechnol 140:38-44. 2009
    ..We propose to use B. amyloliquefaciens strains with enhanced synthesis of difficidin and/or bacilysin for development of biocontrol agents efficient against fire blight disease...
  24. doi request reprint Genome analysis of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 reveals its potential for biocontrol of plant pathogens
    X H Chen
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Biotechnol 140:27-37. 2009
    ..subtilis lacking the alternative sigma factor W...
  25. doi request reprint More than anticipated - production of antibiotics and other secondary metabolites by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42
    Xiao Hua Chen
    Institut für Biologie Bakteriengenetik, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 16:14-24. 2009
    ..In summary, environmental FZB42 devoted about 340 kb, corresponding to 8.5% of its total genetic capacity, to synthesis of secondary metabolites useful to cope with other competing microorganisms present in the plant rhizosphere...
  26. ncbi request reprint Biosynthesis of the antibiotic bacillaene, the product of a giant polyketide synthase complex of the trans-AT family
    Jana Moldenhauer
    Kekule Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bonn, Gerhard Domagk Strasse 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 46:8195-7. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Macrolactin is the polyketide biosynthesis product of the pks2 cluster of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42
    Kathrin Schneider
    Institut fur Chemie, Technishe Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Nat Prod 70:1417-23. 2007
    ..Finally, the potential for macrolactin production on a genetic and metabolic basis was found to be widely distributed among Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strains...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genes encoding xylan and beta-glucan hydrolysing enzymes in Bacillus subtilis: characterization, mapping and construction of strains deficient in lichenase, cellulase and xylanase
    M Wolf
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Microbiology 141:281-90. 1995
    ..The genes were mapped at 170 degrees (eglS), 175 degrees (xynA) and 340 degrees (bglS) on the B. subtilis chromosome...
  29. ncbi request reprint The beta-glucanase gene from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens shows extensive homology with that of Bacillus subtilis
    J Hofemeister
    Gene 49:177-87. 1986
    ..The signification of deletions erasing the 'sacR-homology region' in B. amyloliquefaciens, which have been detected in proximity of the beta-glucanase gene of B. subtilis by Steinmetz and Aymerich (1986), is discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint The thyA gene from Bacillus subtilis exhibits similarity with the phage phi 3T thymidylate synthase gene
    N H Tam
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Microbiology 141:291-7. 1995
    ..Genetic and physical mapping techniques were used to show that the cloned DNA fragment harbouring delta thyA was integrated at 168 degrees on the B. subtilis chromosome...
  31. pmc Individual amino acids in the N-terminal loop region determine the thermostability and unfolding characteristics of bacterial glucanases
    K Welfle
    Institute of Biology, Faculty I for Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Protein Sci 5:2255-65. 1996
    ..Thus, point mutations in a peripheral loop region are decisive for thermal stabilities and unfolding mechanisms of the studied glucanases in the presence of Ca2+...
  32. ncbi request reprint The complete genome sequence of the gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis
    F Kunst
    Institut Pasteur, Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Paris, France
    Nature 390:249-56. 1997
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Genes encoding thymidylate synthases A and B in the genus Bacillus are members of two distinct families
    N H Tam
    Department of Bacterial Genetics, Institute of Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Gen Genet 258:427-30. 1998
    ..atrophaeus S223 reveals that they are very similar to the thyA genes from B. subtilis 168 and its phage phi3T, but differ considerably from the majority of known prokaryotic and eukaryotic thymidylate synthases...
  34. pmc Molecular and active-site structure of a Bacillus 1,3-1,4-beta-glucanase
    T Keitel
    Institut fur Kristallographie, Freie Universitat, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 90:5287-91. 1993
    ..8-A resolution of the protein-inhibitor complex (R = 16.8%). That Glu-105 may be indispensible for enzyme catalysis by H(A16-M) is suggested by site-directed mutagenesis of this residue, which inevitably leads to an inactive enzyme...
  35. ncbi request reprint Microcalorimetric determination of the thermostability of three hybrid (1-3,1-4)-beta-glucanases
    K Welfle
    Institute of Genetics, Microbiology and Biochemistry Humboldt University Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
    J Biomol Struct Dyn 11:1417-24. 1994
    ..Transition temperatures Tm and molar enthalpy changes delta H are reduced in the absence of calcium ions but the reduction is much more pronounced for H(A12-M) delta Y13 and H(A16-M) than for the less thermostable enzyme H(A12-M)...
  36. ncbi request reprint The 52 degrees-55 degrees segment of the Bacillus subtilis chromosome: a region devoted to purine uptake and metabolism, and containing the genes cotA, gabP and guaA and the pur gene cluster within a 34960 bp nucleotide sequence
    R Borriss
    Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Germany
    Microbiology 142:3027-31. 1996
    ..9 kDa protein of Escherichia coli), yecA (amino acid permease) and yecB (adenine deaminase) were similar to proteins in data banks...
  37. doi request reprint Relationship of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens clades associated with strains DSM 7T and FZB42T: a proposal for Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. amyloliquefaciens subsp. nov. and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum subsp. nov. based on complete genom
    Rainer Borriss
    Bakteriengenetik, Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 117, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:1786-801. 2011
    ..This is in agreement with results of DDH and M-CGH tests and the MALDI-TOF MS of cellular components, all of which suggested that the ecovars represent two different subspecies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Molecular and physiological characterisation of a 3-phytase from soil bacterium Klebsiella sp. ASR1
    A Sajidan
    Department of Bacterial Genetics, Institute of Biology, Humboldt University, Chaussee Strasse 117, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 65:110-8. 2004
    ....
  39. pmc Transition state regulator AbrB inhibits transcription of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB45 phytase through binding at two distinct sites located within the extended phyC promoter region
    Oliwia Makarewicz
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 190:6467-74. 2008
    ..Cooperative binding to the two distant binding regions is necessary for the AbrB-directed repression of phyC transcription. AbrB does not affect the transcription of the neighboring yodU gene...