Gero Steinberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Motor-driven motility of fungal nuclear pores organizes chromosomes and fosters nucleocytoplasmic transport
    Gero Steinberg
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, England, UK
    J Cell Biol 198:343-55. 2012
  2. pmc Cytoplasmic fungal lipases release fungicides from ultra-deformable vesicular drug carriers
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e38181. 2012
  3. pmc The fungus Ustilago maydis and humans share disease-related proteins that are not found in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Martin Munsterkotter
    Munich Information Center for Protein Sequences Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Helmholz Zentrum München, Germany
    BMC Genomics 8:473. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Motors in fungal morphogenesis: cooperation versus competition
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, University of Exeter, EX4 4QD Exeter, UK
    Curr Opin Microbiol 14:660-7. 2011
  5. pmc Myosin-5, kinesin-1 and myosin-17 cooperate in secretion of fungal chitin synthase
    Martin Schuster
    Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    EMBO J 31:214-27. 2012
  6. pmc Kinesin-3 and dynein cooperate in long-range retrograde endosome motility along a nonuniform microtubule array
    Martin Schuster
    Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Cell 22:3645-57. 2011
  7. pmc Controlled and stochastic retention concentrates dynein at microtubule ends to keep endosomes on track
    Martin Schuster
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    EMBO J 30:652-64. 2011
  8. pmc Transient binding of dynein controls bidirectional long-range motility of early endosomes
    Martin Schuster
    Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4PE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3618-23. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Queueing induced by bidirectional motor motion near the end of a microtubule
    Peter Ashwin
    Mathematics Research Institute, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon EX4 4QF, United Kingdom
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 82:051907. 2010
  10. pmc The myosin motor domain of fungal chitin synthase V is dispensable for vesicle motility but required for virulence of the maize pathogen Ustilago maydis
    Steffi Treitschke
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 22:2476-94. 2010

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Publications13

  1. pmc Motor-driven motility of fungal nuclear pores organizes chromosomes and fosters nucleocytoplasmic transport
    Gero Steinberg
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, England, UK
    J Cell Biol 198:343-55. 2012
    ..This suggests that fungi constantly rearrange their NPCs and corresponding chromosomes to ensure efficient nuclear transport and thereby overcome the need for a structural lamina...
  2. pmc Cytoplasmic fungal lipases release fungicides from ultra-deformable vesicular drug carriers
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e38181. 2012
    ..As this mode of action of Transfersomes is independent of the drug cargo, these results demonstrate the potential of Transfersomes in the treatment of all fungal diseases...
  3. pmc The fungus Ustilago maydis and humans share disease-related proteins that are not found in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Martin Munsterkotter
    Munich Information Center for Protein Sequences Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Helmholz Zentrum München, Germany
    BMC Genomics 8:473. 2007
    ..This prompted us to do a comparative analysis of the predicted proteome of U. maydis, S. cerevisiae and humans...
  4. doi request reprint Motors in fungal morphogenesis: cooperation versus competition
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, University of Exeter, EX4 4QD Exeter, UK
    Curr Opin Microbiol 14:660-7. 2011
    ..These results reveal a fine-balanced network of cooperative and competitive motor activity, required for fungal morphogenesis...
  5. pmc Myosin-5, kinesin-1 and myosin-17 cooperate in secretion of fungal chitin synthase
    Martin Schuster
    Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    EMBO J 31:214-27. 2012
    ..Thus, kinesin-1, myosin-5 and dynein mediate bi-directional motility, whereas myosin-17 introduces a symmetry break that allows polarized secretion...
  6. pmc Kinesin-3 and dynein cooperate in long-range retrograde endosome motility along a nonuniform microtubule array
    Martin Schuster
    Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Cell 22:3645-57. 2011
    ..The cooperation of both motors mediates EE movements over the length of the entire cell...
  7. pmc Controlled and stochastic retention concentrates dynein at microtubule ends to keep endosomes on track
    Martin Schuster
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    EMBO J 30:652-64. 2011
    ..Thus, a combination of stochastic accumulation and active retention forms the dynein comet to ensure capturing of arriving organelles by retrograde motors...
  8. pmc Transient binding of dynein controls bidirectional long-range motility of early endosomes
    Martin Schuster
    Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4PE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3618-23. 2011
    ..These data suggest that dynein controls kinesin-3 activity on the EEs and thereby determines the long-range motility behavior of the organelles...
  9. ncbi request reprint Queueing induced by bidirectional motor motion near the end of a microtubule
    Peter Ashwin
    Mathematics Research Institute, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon EX4 4QF, United Kingdom
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 82:051907. 2010
    ..Furthermore, our work is a significant step toward a mathematical description of the complex interactions of motors in cellular long-range transport of organelles...
  10. pmc The myosin motor domain of fungal chitin synthase V is dispensable for vesicle motility but required for virulence of the maize pathogen Ustilago maydis
    Steffi Treitschke
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 22:2476-94. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that the myosin motor domain of ChsV supports exocytosis but not long-range delivery of transport vesicles...
  11. doi request reprint Septin-mediated plant cell invasion by the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae
    Yasin F Dagdas
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Science 336:1590-5. 2012
    ..Septins thereby provide the cortical rigidity and membrane curvature necessary for protrusion of a rigid penetration peg to breach the leaf surface...
  12. ncbi request reprint Motor-mediated bidirectional transport along an antipolar microtubule bundle: a mathematical model
    Congping Lin
    Mathematics Research Institute, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom, EX4 4QF
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 87:052709. 2013
    ..We discuss how the parameters influence the type of particle that dominates active transport in the bundle...
  13. doi request reprint Ustilago maydis, a new fungal model system for cell biology
    Gero Steinberg
    Max Planck Institut fur terrestrische Mikrobiologie, Karl von Frisch Str, D 35037 Marburg, Germany School of Bioscience, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD, UK
    Trends Cell Biol 18:61-7. 2008
    ..maydis and humans. The fungus U. maydis, therefore, offers a unique system for the study of certain mammalian processes...