Elisabeth Grohmann

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Biochemical characterization of three putative ATPases from a new type IV secretion system of Aeromonas veronii plasmid pAC3249A
    Ashraf Y Rangrez
    Molecular Biology Unit, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune 411007, India
    BMC Biochem 11:10. 2010
  2. pmc Conjugative plasmid transfer in gram-positive bacteria
    Elisabeth Grohmann
    Microbial Ecology Group, University of Technology Berlin, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 67:277-301, table of contents. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Autonomous plasmid-like replication of Bacillus ICEBs1: a general feature of integrative conjugative elements?
    Elisabeth Grohmann
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 75:261-3. 2010
  4. pmc A type IV-secretion-like system is required for conjugative DNA transport of broad-host-range plasmid pIP501 in gram-positive bacteria
    Mohammad Y Abajy
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, FR1 2, Franklinstrasse 28 29, University of Technology Berlin, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 189:2487-96. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The TraA relaxase autoregulates the putative type IV secretion-like system encoded by the broad-host-range Streptococcus agalactiae plasmid pIP501
    Brigitta Kurenbach
    Department for Environmental Microbiology, University of Technology Berlin, FR1 2, Franklinstrasse 28 29, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Microbiology 152:637-45. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Detection of conjugative plasmids and antibiotic resistance genes in anthropogenic soils from Germany and India
    Abdul Malik
    Technische Universitat Berlin, FG Umweltmikrobiologie Genetik, Franklinstrasse 28 29, Berlin, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 279:207-16. 2008
  7. pmc Green fluorescent protein-labeled monitoring tool to quantify conjugative plasmid transfer between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria
    Karsten Arends
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, University of Technology, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:895-9. 2012
  8. pmc Quantitative PCR monitoring of antibiotic resistance genes and bacterial pathogens in three European artificial groundwater recharge systems
    Uta Böckelmann
    Department of Environmental Microbiology, Technical University Berlin, Franklinstr 29, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:154-63. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of antibiotic resistance, biofilm formation and conjugative transfer of Staphylococcus and Enterococcus isolates from International Space Station and Antarctic Research Station Concordia
    Katarzyna Schiwon
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, Technical University, Berlin, Germany
    Microb Ecol 65:638-51. 2013
  10. doi request reprint TraG Encoded by the pIP501 Type IV Secretion System Is a Two-Domain Peptidoglycan-Degrading Enzyme Essential for Conjugative Transfer
    Karsten Arends
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, University of Technology Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 195:4436-44. 2013

Collaborators

  • Uta Böckelmann
  • Türkan Sakinc
  • Nikolaus Goessweiner-Mohr
  • Rob Van Houdt
  • Guido Werner
  • Costantino Masciopinto
  • Caterina Levantesi
  • Abdul Malik
  • Karsten Arends
  • Katarzyna Schiwon
  • Brigitta Kurenbach
  • Walter Keller
  • Jolanta Kopec
  • Mohammad Y Abajy
  • Christine Bohn
  • Ashraf Y Rangrez
  • Ulrich Szewzyk
  • Maria Alexandrino
  • Cem Soellue
  • Melanie Broszat
  • Ines Probst
  • Svea Fürch
  • Katja Marie Rogowski
  • Ertuğrul Kaan Celik
  • Christian Fercher
  • Mohammad Yaser Abajy
  • Guenther Koraimann
  • Lukas Grumet
  • Katrin Prescha
  • Johannes Hübner
  • Yogesh Shouche
  • Mike Döring
  • Michal Burzynski
  • Marion Mägdefrau
  • Kristin Andreas
  • Mouhammad Y Abajy
  • Gerhard Fritz
  • Alexander Bergmann
  • Julia Prabhu
  • Muhtar Abudukerim
  • Dagmar Grothe
  • María Eugenia Farías

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Biochemical characterization of three putative ATPases from a new type IV secretion system of Aeromonas veronii plasmid pAC3249A
    Ashraf Y Rangrez
    Molecular Biology Unit, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune 411007, India
    BMC Biochem 11:10. 2010
    ..TFSSs encode two or three ATPases generating energy for the secretion process. These enzymes exhibit highest sequence conservation among type four secretion components...
  2. pmc Conjugative plasmid transfer in gram-positive bacteria
    Elisabeth Grohmann
    Microbial Ecology Group, University of Technology Berlin, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 67:277-301, table of contents. 2003
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Autonomous plasmid-like replication of Bacillus ICEBs1: a general feature of integrative conjugative elements?
    Elisabeth Grohmann
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 75:261-3. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc A type IV-secretion-like system is required for conjugative DNA transport of broad-host-range plasmid pIP501 in gram-positive bacteria
    Mohammad Y Abajy
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, FR1 2, Franklinstrasse 28 29, University of Technology Berlin, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 189:2487-96. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The TraA relaxase autoregulates the putative type IV secretion-like system encoded by the broad-host-range Streptococcus agalactiae plasmid pIP501
    Brigitta Kurenbach
    Department for Environmental Microbiology, University of Technology Berlin, FR1 2, Franklinstrasse 28 29, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Microbiology 152:637-45. 2006
    ..Thus, it is concluded that the pIP501 tra operon is negatively autoregulated at the transcriptional level by the conjugative DNA relaxase TraA...
  6. doi request reprint Detection of conjugative plasmids and antibiotic resistance genes in anthropogenic soils from Germany and India
    Abdul Malik
    Technische Universitat Berlin, FG Umweltmikrobiologie Genetik, Franklinstrasse 28 29, Berlin, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 279:207-16. 2008
    ..Exogenous plasmid isolation revealed conjugative plasmids belonging to the IncPbeta group encoding resistance to ampicillin...
  7. pmc Green fluorescent protein-labeled monitoring tool to quantify conjugative plasmid transfer between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria
    Karsten Arends
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, University of Technology, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:895-9. 2012
    ..Furthermore, retromobilization of the GFP-tagged monitoring tool was shown from E. faecalis OG1X into the clinical isolate E. faecalis T9...
  8. pmc Quantitative PCR monitoring of antibiotic resistance genes and bacterial pathogens in three European artificial groundwater recharge systems
    Uta Böckelmann
    Department of Environmental Microbiology, Technical University Berlin, Franklinstr 29, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:154-63. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of antibiotic resistance, biofilm formation and conjugative transfer of Staphylococcus and Enterococcus isolates from International Space Station and Antarctic Research Station Concordia
    Katarzyna Schiwon
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, Technical University, Berlin, Germany
    Microb Ecol 65:638-51. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the ISS isolates were shown to encode more resistance genes and possess a higher gene transfer capacity due to the presence of three vir signature genes, virB1, virB4 and virD4 than the Concordia isolates...
  10. doi request reprint TraG Encoded by the pIP501 Type IV Secretion System Is a Two-Domain Peptidoglycan-Degrading Enzyme Essential for Conjugative Transfer
    Karsten Arends
    Department of Environmental Microbiology Genetics, University of Technology Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 195:4436-44. 2013
    ..Based on our findings, we propose that TraG locally opens the peptidoglycan to facilitate insertion of the Gram-positive bacterial type IV secretion machinery into the cell envelope. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint A new enzymatic method for the detachment of particle associated soil bacteria
    Uta Böckelmann
    Department of Microbial Ecology, Technical University, Berlin, Germany
    J Microbiol Methods 55:201-11. 2003
    ..Efficiency of the technique was assessed by scanning electron microscopy. These images showed convincingly that the enzymatic treatment followed by sonication efficiently detached the bacteria and left the soil particles almost blank...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intergeneric transfer of the Enterococcus faecalis plasmid pIP501 to Escherichia coli and Streptomyces lividans and sequence analysis of its tra region
    Brigitta Kurenbach
    Department for Microbial Ecology, University of Technology Berlin, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Plasmid 50:86-93. 2003
    ..We proved for the first time pIP501 replication, expression of its antibiotic resistance genes as well as functionality of the pIP501 tra genes in S. lividans and E. coli...
  13. pmc TraA and its N-terminal relaxase domain of the Gram-positive plasmid pIP501 show specific oriT binding and behave as dimers in solution
    Jolanta Kopec
    Fachgebiet Umweltmikrobiologie, Institut für Technischen Umweltschutz, Technische Universitat Berlin, Franklinstr 29, FR1 2, 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Biochem J 387:401-9. 2005
    ..Upon DNA binding, an enhanced secondary structure content and increased thermal stability were observed for the TraAN246 protein, suggesting an induced-fit mechanism for the formation of the specific relaxase-oriT complex...
  14. ncbi request reprint Optimization of PCR-based methods for rapid detection of Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli and Yersinia enterocolitica serovar 0:3 in wastewater samples
    Maria Alexandrino
    Department of Microbial Ecology, Technical University Berlin, Faculty III, Franklinstrasse 29, Sekretariat OE5, 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Water Res 38:1340-6. 2004
    ..The developed PCR methods enable the detection of C. jejuni/coli, Y. enterocolitica serogroup 0:3 and E. faecalis within 12h. They show specificity, reproducibility and low detection limits for the investigated pathogens...
  15. pmc The tra region of the conjugative plasmid pIP501 is organized in an operon with the first gene encoding the relaxase
    Brigitta Kurenbach
    Fachgebiet Okologie der Mikroorganismen, Institut für Technischen Umweltschutz, Technische Universitat Berlin, D 10587 Berlin, Germany
    J Bacteriol 184:1801-5. 2002
    ..The activity of the DNA relaxase TraA is strictly dependent on the presence of Mg(2+) or Mn(2+) and is highest at temperatures of between 42 and 45C...