Reinhard Rachel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Regensburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc A genomic analysis of the archaeal system Ignicoccus hospitalis-Nanoarchaeum equitans
    Mircea Podar
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1 Bethel Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R158. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Another way to divide: the case of anammox bacteria
    Reinhard Rachel
    Department of Microbiology and Centre for Electron Microscopy, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 73:978-81. 2009
  3. pmc The ultrastructure of Ignicoccus: evidence for a novel outer membrane and for intracellular vesicle budding in an archaeon
    Reinhard Rachel
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitätsstr 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Archaea 1:9-18. 2002
  4. doi request reprint The interaction of Nanoarchaeum equitans with Ignicoccus hospitalis: proteins in the contact site between two cells
    Tillmann Burghardt
    Centre of Electron Microscopy, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Biochem Soc Trans 37:127-32. 2009
  5. pmc Nanoarchaeum equitans and Ignicoccus hospitalis: new insights into a unique, intimate association of two archaea
    Ulrike Jahn
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    J Bacteriol 190:1743-50. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Analysis of the ultrastructure of archaea by electron microscopy
    Reinhard Rachel
    Centre for Electron Microscopy, University of Regensburg, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Methods Cell Biol 96:47-69. 2010
  7. pmc Ignicoccus hospitalis and Nanoarchaeum equitans: ultrastructure, cell-cell interaction, and 3D reconstruction from serial sections of freeze-substituted cells and by electron cryotomography
    Benjamin Junglas
    Centre for Electron Microscopy, Faculty for Biology and Preclinical Medicine, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 190:395-408. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Ignicoccus hospitalis sp. nov., the host of 'Nanoarchaeum equitans'
    Walter Paper
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:803-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of the surface proteins of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans strain SP5/1 and the new, pyrite-oxidizing Acidithiobacillus isolate HV2/2, and their possible involvement in pyrite oxidation
    Andreas Klingl
    Centre for Electron Microscopy at the Institute for Anatomy, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstr 31, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 193:867-82. 2011
  10. pmc AMP-forming acetyl coenzyme A synthetase in the outermost membrane of the hyperthermophilic crenarchaeon Ignicoccus hospitalis
    Florian Mayer
    Institute for Microbiology and Archaeal Centre, Universitat Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    J Bacteriol 194:1572-81. 2012

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Publications35

  1. pmc A genomic analysis of the archaeal system Ignicoccus hospitalis-Nanoarchaeum equitans
    Mircea Podar
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1 Bethel Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R158. 2008
    ..Little is known about the mechanisms that enable this relationship...
  2. doi request reprint Another way to divide: the case of anammox bacteria
    Reinhard Rachel
    Department of Microbiology and Centre for Electron Microscopy, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 73:978-81. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc The ultrastructure of Ignicoccus: evidence for a novel outer membrane and for intracellular vesicle budding in an archaeon
    Reinhard Rachel
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitätsstr 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Archaea 1:9-18. 2002
    ..The study illustrates the novel complex architecture of the cell envelope of Ignicoccus as well as the importance of elaborate preparation procedures for ultrastructural investigations...
  4. doi request reprint The interaction of Nanoarchaeum equitans with Ignicoccus hospitalis: proteins in the contact site between two cells
    Tillmann Burghardt
    Centre of Electron Microscopy, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Biochem Soc Trans 37:127-32. 2009
    ..In addition, a considerable set of membrane proteins is specifically associated with these proteins. They are now the focus of further biochemical and ultrastructural investigations...
  5. pmc Nanoarchaeum equitans and Ignicoccus hospitalis: new insights into a unique, intimate association of two archaea
    Ulrike Jahn
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    J Bacteriol 190:1743-50. 2008
    ..equitans. In summary, the data show a highly specialized association of N. equitans and I. hospitalis which so far cannot be assigned to a classical symbiosis, commensalism, or parasitism...
  6. doi request reprint Analysis of the ultrastructure of archaea by electron microscopy
    Reinhard Rachel
    Centre for Electron Microscopy, University of Regensburg, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Methods Cell Biol 96:47-69. 2010
    ..This is an important tool to make a link between biochemical and ultrastructural studies...
  7. pmc Ignicoccus hospitalis and Nanoarchaeum equitans: ultrastructure, cell-cell interaction, and 3D reconstruction from serial sections of freeze-substituted cells and by electron cryotomography
    Benjamin Junglas
    Centre for Electron Microscopy, Faculty for Biology and Preclinical Medicine, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 190:395-408. 2008
    ..Rarely, a transport based on cargo vesicles is observed between I. hospitalis and N. equitans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ignicoccus hospitalis sp. nov., the host of 'Nanoarchaeum equitans'
    Walter Paper
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:803-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, the new isolate represents a novel species of the genus Ignicoccus, which we name Ignicoccus hospitalis sp. nov. (type strain KIN4/I(T)=DSM 18386(T)=JCM 14125(T))...
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of the surface proteins of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans strain SP5/1 and the new, pyrite-oxidizing Acidithiobacillus isolate HV2/2, and their possible involvement in pyrite oxidation
    Andreas Klingl
    Centre for Electron Microscopy at the Institute for Anatomy, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstr 31, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 193:867-82. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the presented data suggest the ability of the S-layer protein to complex Fe3+ ions, suggesting a role in the physiology of the microorganisms...
  10. pmc AMP-forming acetyl coenzyme A synthetase in the outermost membrane of the hyperthermophilic crenarchaeon Ignicoccus hospitalis
    Florian Mayer
    Institute for Microbiology and Archaeal Centre, Universitat Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    J Bacteriol 194:1572-81. 2012
    ..hospitalis. These results imply that the intermembrane compartment of I. hospitalis is not only the site of ATP synthesis but may also be involved in the primary steps of CO(2) fixation...
  11. pmc The Iho670 fibers of Ignicoccus hospitalis: a new type of archaeal cell surface appendage
    Daniel W Müller
    Universitat Regensburg, Mikrobiologie NWF III, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:6465-8. 2009
    ..Their existence as structures different from archaeal flagella or fimbriae have gone unnoticed up to now because they are very brittle...
  12. ncbi request reprint An archaeal bi-species biofilm formed by Pyrococcus furiosus and Methanopyrus kandleri
    Simone Schopf
    Mikrobiologie NWF III, Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 190:371-7. 2008
    ..These very often appeared as a bottom layer of M. kandleri cells covered by a multitude of P. furiosus cells. Interactions between P. furiosus and M. kandleri were mediated not only by flagella, but also by direct cell-cell contact...
  13. pmc Energized outer membrane and spatial separation of metabolic processes in the hyperthermophilic Archaeon Ignicoccus hospitalis
    Ulf Küper
    Institute for Microbiology and Archaeal Center, Universitat Regensburg, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3152-6. 2010
    ..This raises questions regarding the function of the two membranes, the interaction between these compartments, and the general definition of a cytoplasmic membrane...
  14. pmc The mode of cell wall growth in selected archaea is similar to the general mode of cell wall growth in bacteria as revealed by fluorescent dye analysis
    Reinhard Wirth
    University of Regensburg, Institute for Microbiology and Archaea Centre, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1556-62. 2011
    ..Our data in addition prove that Alexa Fluor dyes can be used for in situ analyses at temperatures up to 100°C...
  15. pmc Insight into the proteome of the hyperthermophilic Crenarchaeon Ignicoccus hospitalis: the major cytosolic and membrane proteins
    Tillmann Burghardt
    Centre for Electron Microscopy, Faculty for Biology and Preclinical Medicine, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 190:379-94. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint The Mth60 fimbriae of Methanothermobacter thermoautotrophicus are functional adhesins
    Christine Thoma
    University of Regensburg, Archaea Centre, Universitätsstrasse 31 D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 10:2785-95. 2008
    ..In addition we proved that cells adhering to solid surfaces - organic and inorganic ones - express many more fimbriae than cells growing in liquid cultures. The Mth60 fimbriae therefore are used by M. thermoautotrophicus as adhesins...
  17. doi request reprint Methanocaldococcus villosus sp. nov., a heavily flagellated archaeon that adheres to surfaces and forms cell-cell contacts
    Annett Bellack
    Lehrstuhl fuer Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitaet Regensburg, Universitaetsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:1239-45. 2011
    ..nov. is proposed (type strain KIN24-T80(T)  = DSM 22612(T)  = JCM 16315(T))...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thermovibrio ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely thermophilic, chemolithoautotrophic, nitrate-reducing bacterium that forms a deep branch within the phylum Aquificae
    Harald Huber
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie, Universitat Regensburg, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:1859-65. 2002
    ..Since cell pellets of the novel bacterium had an intense red colour, the name Thermovibrio ruber is proposed for the novel organism. The type strain of Thermovibrio ruber gen. nov., sp. nov. is ED11/3LLKT (= DSM 14644T = JCM 11468T)...
  19. ncbi request reprint A new phylum of Archaea represented by a nanosized hyperthermophilic symbiont
    Harald Huber
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Nature 417:63-7. 2002
    ..N. equitans' harbours the smallest archaeal genome; it is only 0.5 megabases in size. This organism will provide insight into the evolution of thermophily, of tiny genomes and of interspecies communication...
  20. ncbi request reprint The dominating outer membrane protein of the hyperthermophilic Archaeum Ignicoccus hospitalis: a novel pore-forming complex
    Tillmann Burghardt
    Department of Microbiology and Centre for Electron Microscopy, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 63:166-76. 2007
    ..Using secondary structure prediction and molecular modelling, an alpha-helical transmembrane domain is proposed; for the oligomer, a ring-shaped nonamer with a central 2 nm pore is a likely arrangement...
  21. ncbi request reprint The unique structure of archaeal 'hami', highly complex cell appendages with nano-grappling hooks
    Christine Moissl
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 56:361-70. 2005
    ..It appears that nature has developed a perfect mechanical nano-tool in the course of biological evolution, which also might prove useful in the field of nanobiotechnology...
  22. doi request reprint The unusual cell biology of the hyperthermophilic Crenarchaeon Ignicoccus hospitalis
    Harald Huber
    Institute for Microbiology and Archaea Center, Faculty of Biology and Preclinical Medicine, University Regensburg, Germany
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 102:203-19. 2012
    ..hospitalis. This raises questions concerning the function and characterization of the two membranes, the two cell compartments and of a possible ATP transfer to N. equitans...
  23. pmc Rrp5p, Noc1p and Noc2p form a protein module which is part of early large ribosomal subunit precursors in S. cerevisiae
    Thomas Hierlmeier
    Universitat Regensburg, Biochemie Zentrum Regensburg BZR, Lehrstuhl Biochemie III, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 41:1191-210. 2013
    ..Taken together, our results suggest a co- and post-transcriptional role of the yeast Rrp5p-Noc1p-Noc2p module in the structural organization of early LSU precursors protecting them from non-productive RNase activity...
  24. ncbi request reprint In situ growth of the novel SM1 euryarchaeon from a string-of-pearls-like microbial community in its cold biotope, its physical separation and insights into its structure and physiology
    Christine Moissl
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 180:211-7. 2003
    ..The cells did not exhibit the typical fluorescence for methanogens and did not contain coenzyme F(420). The G+C-content was 34.5 mol%...
  25. ncbi request reprint Morphology and genome organization of the virus PSV of the hyperthermophilic archaeal genera Pyrobaculum and Thermoproteus: a novel virus family, the Globuloviridae
    Monika Häring
    Department of Microbiology, Archaea Centre, University of Regensburg, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Virology 323:233-42. 2004
    ..The two DNA strands are probably covalently linked at their termini. On the basis of the unusual morphological and genomic properties of this DNA virus, we propose to assign PSV to a new viral family, the Globuloviridae...
  26. pmc C terminus of Nce102 determines the structure and function of microdomains in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae plasma membrane
    Martin Loibl
    Institute of Cell Biology and Plant Physiology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Eukaryot Cell 9:1184-92. 2010
    ....
  27. pmc Flagella of Pyrococcus furiosus: multifunctional organelles, made for swimming, adhesion to various surfaces, and cell-cell contacts
    Daniela J Näther
    Lehrstuhl für Microbiology, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    J Bacteriol 188:6915-23. 2006
    ..Therefore, we concluded that P. furiosus probably uses flagella for swimming but that the cell surface appendages also enable this archaeon to form cable-like cell-cell connections and to adhere to solid surfaces...
  28. doi request reprint Ultrastructural insights in the interface between generated renal tubules and a polyester interstitium
    Will W Minuth
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Anatomy, University of Regensburg, University Street 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Langmuir 25:4621-7. 2009
    ..Thus, the findings demonstrate that the spatial development involves the interface between the tubular basal lamina and the polyester interstitium of tubules and is not restricted to the epithelial portion...
  29. ncbi request reprint The phylum Nanoarchaeota: present knowledge and future perspectives of a unique form of life
    Harald Huber
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Res Microbiol 154:165-71. 2003
    ..Nanoarchaeum equitans", the first cultivated representative, is a hyperthermophilic, anaerobic nano-sized coccus with a genome size of about 490 kb. Growth occurs only in coculture with a new chemolithoautotrophic Ignicoccus species...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sed1p and Srl1p are required to compensate for cell wall instability in Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutants defective in multiple GPI-anchored mannoproteins
    Ilja Hagen
    Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie und Pflanzenphysiologie, Universitat Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 52:1413-25. 2004
    ..Analysis of genes affected in transcription revealed that SED1 and SRL1 in particular are required to reconstruct cell wall stability in the absence of multiple GPI-anchored mannoproteins...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treponema isoptericolens sp. nov., a novel spirochaete from the hindgut of the termite Incisitermes tabogae
    Stefan Dröge
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Weinforschung, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1079-83. 2008
    ..Therefore, strain SPIT5T represents a novel species of Treponema, for which the name Treponema isoptericolens sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is strain SPIT5T (=DSM 18056T =JCM 13955T)...
  32. pmc Structure and genome organization of AFV2, a novel archaeal lipothrixvirus with unusual terminal and core structures
    Monika Häring
    Unite de Biologie Moleculaire du Gene chez les Extremophiles, Institut Pasteur, rue Dr Roux 25, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    J Bacteriol 187:3855-8. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Viral diversity in hot springs of Pozzuoli, Italy, and characterization of a unique archaeal virus, Acidianus bottle-shaped virus, from a new family, the Ampullaviridae
    Monika Häring
    Molecular Biology of the Gene in Extremophiles Unit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Virol 79:9904-11. 2005
    ..9-kb linear, double-stranded DNA genome. Virus replication does not cause lysis of host cells. On the basis of its unique morphotype and structure, we propose to assign ABV to a new viral family, the Ampullaviridae...
  34. pmc The sulphur oxygenase reductase from Acidianus ambivalens is a multimeric protein containing a low-potential mononuclear non-haem iron centre
    Tim Urich
    Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Schnittspahnstrasse 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    Biochem J 381:137-46. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Pyrodictium cannulae enter the periplasmic space but do not enter the cytoplasm, as revealed by cryo-electron tomography
    Stephan Nickell
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Abteilung Molekulare Strukturbiologie, D 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    J Struct Biol 141:34-42. 2003
    ..The implications of these data for possible functions of the cannulae are discussed...