Research Topics

Sebastian Fraune


Affiliation: University of Kiel
Country: Germany


  1. Fraune S, Abe Y, Bosch T. Disturbing epithelial homeostasis in the metazoan Hydra leads to drastic changes in associated microbiota. Environ Microbiol. 2009;11:2361-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This previously unrecognized link between cellular tissue composition and microbiota may be applicable to understanding mechanisms controlling host-microbe interaction in other epithelial systems. ..
  2. Pietschke C, Treitz C, Foret S, Schultze A, K├╝nzel S, Tholey A, et al. Host modification of a bacterial quorum-sensing signal induces a phenotypic switch in bacterial symbionts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:E8488-E8497 pubmed publisher
    ..This mechanism may enable the host to manipulate the gene expression and thereby the behavior of its bacterial colonizers. ..