Gero Steinberg

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Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cell biology of Zymoseptoria tritici: Pathogen cell organization and wheat infection
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK Electronic address
    Fungal Genet Biol 79:17-23. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Kinesin-3 in the basidiomycete Ustilago maydis transports organelles along the entire microtubule array
    Gero Steinberg
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK Electronic address
    Fungal Genet Biol 74:59-61. 2015
  3. pmc Endocytosis and early endosome motility in filamentous fungi
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK Electronic address
    Curr Opin Microbiol 20:10-8. 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Early endosome motility spatially organizes polysome distribution
    Yujiro Higuchi
    Biosciences and 2 Mathematics Research Institute, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, England, UK
    J Cell Biol 204:343-57. 2014
  9. pmc Hook is an adapter that coordinates kinesin-3 and dynein cargo attachment on early endosomes
    Ewa Bielska
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, England, UK
    J Cell Biol 204:989-1007. 2014
  10. 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

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  1. doi request reprint Cell biology of Zymoseptoria tritici: Pathogen cell organization and wheat infection
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK Electronic address
    Fungal Genet Biol 79:17-23. 2015
    ..Insight into essential cellular processes within the pathogen will expand our knowledge of the basic biology of Z. tritici, thereby providing putative new anti-fungal targets. ..
  2. doi request reprint Kinesin-3 in the basidiomycete Ustilago maydis transports organelles along the entire microtubule array
    Gero Steinberg
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK Electronic address
    Fungal Genet Biol 74:59-61. 2015
    ..Here, I show that kinesin-3 from the basidiomycete Ustilago maydis moves along all hyphal microtubules. This difference is likely due to variation in cell cycle control and associated organization of the microtubule array. ..
  3. pmc Endocytosis and early endosome motility in filamentous fungi
    Gero Steinberg
    Biosciences, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK Electronic address
    Curr Opin Microbiol 20:10-8. 2014
    ..Recently, fascinating insight into unexpected roles for endosome motility has emerged. This includes septin filament formation and cellular distribution of the machinery for protein translation. ..
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Early endosome motility spatially organizes polysome distribution
    Yujiro Higuchi
    Biosciences and 2 Mathematics Research Institute, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, England, UK
    J Cell Biol 204:343-57. 2014
    ..As a consequence, cell growth was severely restricted. Collectively, our results indicate that polysomes associate with moving EEs and that "off- and reloading" distributes the protein translation machinery. ..
  9. pmc Hook is an adapter that coordinates kinesin-3 and dynein cargo attachment on early endosomes
    Ewa Bielska
    School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, England, UK
    J Cell Biol 204:989-1007. 2014
    ..We conclude that Hok1 is part of an evolutionarily conserved protein complex that regulates bidirectional EE trafficking by controlling attachment of both kinesin-3 and dynein. ..
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Long-distance endosome trafficking drives fungal effector production during plant infection
    Ewa Bielska
    School of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK
    Nat Commun 5:5097. 2014
    ..Fungal pathogens therefore undergo long-range signalling to orchestrate host invasion. ..
  15. doi request reprint Peroxisomes, lipid droplets, and endoplasmic reticulum "hitchhike" on motile early endosomes
    Sofia C Guimaraes
    Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, England, UK
    J Cell Biol 211:945-54. 2015
    ..Collectively, our results show that moving EEs interact transiently with other organelles, thereby mediating their directed transport and distribution in the cell. ..
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...