Experts and Doctors on dna transposable elements in Vienna, Austria


Locale: Vienna, Austria
Topic: dna transposable elements

Top Publications

  1. Weiss Schneeweiss H, Emadzade K, Jang T, Schneeweiss G. Evolutionary consequences, constraints and potential of polyploidy in plants. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2013;140:137-50 pubmed publisher
    ..See also the sister article focusing on animals by Choleva and Janko in this themed issue. ..
  2. Kubicek C, Herrera Estrella A, Seidl Seiboth V, Martinez D, Druzhinina I, Thon M, et al. Comparative genome sequence analysis underscores mycoparasitism as the ancestral life style of Trichoderma. Genome Biol. 2011;12:R40 pubmed publisher
    ..reesei. The data offer a better understanding of mycoparasitism, and thus enforce the development of improved biocontrol strains for efficient and environmentally friendly protection of plants. ..
  3. Andersen P, Tirián L, Vunjak M, Brennecke J. A heterochromatin-dependent transcription machinery drives piRNA expression. Nature. 2017;549:54-59 pubmed publisher
  4. Haring E, Hagemann S, Lankinen P, Pinsker W. The phylogenetic position of Drosophila eskoi deduced from P element and Adh sequence data. Hereditas. 1998;128:235-44 pubmed
    ..bifasciata/D. imaii. This result is in good accordance with the P element data, where high sequence similarity (95%) was found among the T-type elements of D. eskoi and those of D. ambigua and D. tristis. ..
  5. Hammer S, Strehl S, Hagemann S. Homologs of Drosophila P transposons were mobile in zebrafish but have been domesticated in a common ancestor of chicken and human. Mol Biol Evol. 2005;22:833-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, the evolutionary history of P element-homologous vertebrate sequences is discussed in the context of the "molecular domestication" hypothesis versus the "source gene hypothesis."..
  6. Martens J, O Sullivan R, Braunschweig U, Opravil S, Radolf M, Steinlein P, et al. The profile of repeat-associated histone lysine methylation states in the mouse epigenome. EMBO J. 2005;24:800-12 pubmed
    ..Our data define a profile of repressive histone lysine methylation states for the repetitive complement of four distinct mouse epigenomes and suggest tandem repeats and dsRNA as primary triggers for more stable chromatin imprints. ..
  7. Schmitz Esser S, Tischler P, Arnold R, Montanaro J, Wagner M, Rattei T, et al. The genome of the amoeba symbiont "Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus" reveals common mechanisms for host cell interaction among amoeba-associated bacteria. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:1045-57 pubmed publisher
  8. Olivieri D, Sykora M, Sachidanandam R, Mechtler K, Brennecke J. An in vivo RNAi assay identifies major genetic and cellular requirements for primary piRNA biogenesis in Drosophila. EMBO J. 2010;29:3301-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Loss of Zucchini leads to an accumulation of Piwi and Armitage in Yb bodies, indicating that Yb bodies are sites of primary piRNA biogenesis. ..
  9. Handler D, Olivieri D, Novatchkova M, Gruber F, Meixner K, Mechtler K, et al. A systematic analysis of Drosophila TUDOR domain-containing proteins identifies Vreteno and the Tdrd12 family as essential primary piRNA pathway factors. EMBO J. 2011;30:3977-93 pubmed publisher

More Information


  1. Schmitz Esser S, Penz T, Spang A, Horn M. A bacterial genome in transition--an exceptional enrichment of IS elements but lack of evidence for recent transposition in the symbiont Amoebophilus asiaticus. BMC Evol Biol. 2011;11:270 pubmed publisher
    ..The 1.88 Mbp genome of the obligate intracellular amoeba symbiont Amoebophilus asiaticus contains an unusually large number of transposase genes (n = 354; 23% of all genes)...
  2. Olivieri D, Senti K, Subramanian S, Sachidanandam R, Brennecke J. The cochaperone shutdown defines a group of biogenesis factors essential for all piRNA populations in Drosophila. Mol Cell. 2012;47:954-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Together with data on how PIWI proteins are wired into primary and secondary processing, we propose a unified model for piRNA biogenesis. ..
  3. Sienski G, Donertas D, Brennecke J. Transcriptional silencing of transposons by Piwi and maelstrom and its impact on chromatin state and gene expression. Cell. 2012;151:964-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Our work illustrates the widespread influence of transposons and the piRNA pathway on chromatin patterns and gene expression...
  4. Katter K, Geurts A, Hoffmann O, Mátés L, Landa V, Hiripi L, et al. Transposon-mediated transgenesis, transgenic rescue, and tissue-specific gene expression in rodents and rabbits. FASEB J. 2013;27:930-41 pubmed publisher
    ..A side-by-side comparison of the SB100X- and piggyBac-based protocols revealed that the two systems are complementary, offering new opportunities in genome manipulation. ..
  5. Vogt A, Goldman A, Mochizuki K, Landweber L. Transposon domestication versus mutualism in ciliate genome rearrangements. PLoS Genet. 2013;9:e1003659 pubmed publisher
    ..This review contrasts the events underlying somatic genome reduction in three different ciliates and considers their evolutionary origins and the relationships among their distinct mechanisms for genome remodeling. ..
  6. Müller A, Rychli K, Muhterem Uyar M, Zaiser A, Stessl B, Guinane C, et al. Tn6188 - a novel transposon in Listeria monocytogenes responsible for tolerance to benzalkonium chloride. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76835 pubmed publisher
    ..monocytogenes strains and growth analysis revealed that ?qacH strains had lower BC MICs than wildtype strains. In conclusion, our results provide evidence that Tn6188 is responsible for BC tolerance in various L. monocytogenes strains. ..