Karlheinz Mann


Country: Germany


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    Mann K. The chicken egg white proteome. Proteomics. 2007;7:3558-68 pubmed
    ..The list of egg white proteins provided is by far the most comprehensive at present and is intended to serve as a starting point for the isolation and functional characterization of interesting new proteins. ..
  2. Mann K, Poustka A, Mann M. In-depth, high-accuracy proteomics of sea urchin tooth organic matrix. Proteome Sci. 2008;6:33 pubmed publisher
    ..Knowledge of the components of this model system may stimulate further experiments aiming at the elucidation of structure, function, and interaction of biomineral matrix components. ..
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    Mann K, Mann M. The chicken egg yolk plasma and granule proteomes. Proteomics. 2008;8:178-91 pubmed
    ..The list of chicken egg yolk proteins provided in this report is by far the most comprehensive at present and may serve as a starting point for the characterization of less well-known yolk proteins. ..
  4. Mann K, Wilt F, Poustka A. Proteomic analysis of sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) spicule matrix. Proteome Sci. 2010;8:33 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the direct sequence analysis of peptides by MS/MS validates many predicted genes and confirms the existence of the corresponding proteins. ..
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    Mann K, Hincke M, Nys Y. Isolation of ovocleidin-116 from chicken eggshells, correction of its amino acid sequence and identification of disulfide bonds and glycosylated Asn. Matrix Biol. 2002;21:383-7 pubmed
    ..A disulfide bond was identified between Cys31 and 42 implying that Cys329 and 421 form a second disulfide bond. Finally, the yield of fragments indicated that ovocleidin-116 is a major component of the chicken eggshell matrix. ..
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    Mann K, Siedler F. Ostrich (Struthio camelus) eggshell matrix contains two different C-type lectin-like proteins. Isolation, amino acid sequence, and posttranslational modifications. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2004;1696:41-50 pubmed
    ..The presence of three phosphorylated serines located at exactly the same region of the sequence as the two phosphoserines of OC-17 further stressed the similarity between SCA-2 and OC-17. ..
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    Mann K, Siedler F. Amino acid sequences and phosphorylation sites of emu and rhea eggshell C-type lectin-like proteins. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2006;143:160-70 pubmed
    ..At present it remains unknown why ratites, but not goose or chicken, require two different types of C-type lectin-like proteins to construct their eggshells...
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    Mann K, Macek B, Olsen J. Proteomic analysis of the acid-soluble organic matrix of the chicken calcified eggshell layer. Proteomics. 2006;6:3801-10 pubmed
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    Mann K, Olsen J, Macek B, Gnad F, Mann M. Phosphoproteins of the chicken eggshell calcified layer. Proteomics. 2007;7:106-15 pubmed
    ..Among the major phosphorylated proteins of the chicken eggshell matrix were osteopontin and the eggshell-specific proteins ovocleidin-17, ovocleidin-116, and ovocalyxin-32...

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  1. Mann K. Proteomic analysis of the chicken egg vitelline membrane. Proteomics. 2008;8:2322-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The list of VM proteins presented in this report is by far the most comprehensive dataset available at present and complements proteomic analyses of chicken egg compartments published previously...
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    Mann K, Siedler F. The amino acid sequence of ovocleidin 17, a major protein of the avian eggshell calcified layer. Biochem Mol Biol Int. 1999;47:997-1007 pubmed
    ..The most similar sequences with an average of 30% identical amino acids were those of pancreatic stone protein (lithostathine) and lectins and anticoagulant proteins from snake venom. ..
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    Mann K. Identification of the major proteins of the organic matrix of emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) and rhea (Rhea americana) eggshell calcified layer. Br Poult Sci. 2004;45:483-90 pubmed