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In Alphabetical Order

  1. Berski,S., van Bergeijk,J., Schwarzer,D., Stark,Y., Kasper,C., Scheper,T., Grothe,C., Gerardy-Schahn,R., Kirschning,A., and Dräger,G. (2008). Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of a Polysialic Acid-Based Hydrogel as Enzymatically Degradable Scaffold Material for Tissue Engineering. Biomacromolecules, 9, 2353-2359.

  2. Freiberger,F., Claus,H., Günzel,A., Oltmann-Norden,I., Vionnet,J., Mühlenhoff,M., Vogel,U., Vann,W.F., Gerardy-Schahn,R., and Stummeyer,K. (2007). Biochemical characterization of a Neisseria meningitidis polysialyltransferase reveals novel functional motifs in bacterial sialyltransferases. Mol. Microbiol., 65, 1258-1275.

  3. Galuska,S.P., Geyer,R., Gerardy-Schahn,R., Mühlenhoff,M., and Geyer,H. (2008). Enzyme-dependent variations in the polysialylation of the neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM) in vivo. J. Biol. Chem., 283, 17-28.

  4. Haastert, K., Schaper-Rinkel, J., Haile, Y., Rode, B., Gerardy-Schahn, R., Scheper, T., Grothe, C. (2008) In vivo evaluation of polysialic acid (polySia) as part of bioengineered peripheral nerve transplants. 327.14/C23. 2008 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2008. Online.

  5. Haastert, K., Schaper-Rinkel, J.,Haile, Y., Rode, B., Gerardy-Schahn, R., Scheper T., Grothe, C. (2008) In vivo evaluation of polysialic acid (polysia) as part of bioengineered peripheral nerve transplants. Oral Presenation. Annual Workshop 2008 German Anatomical Society.

  6. Haile, Y., Berski, S., Drager, G., Nobre, A., Stummeyer, K., Gerardy-Schahn, R. and Grothe, C. (2008) The effect of modified polysialic acid based hydrogels on the adhesion and viability of primary neurons and glial cells. Biomaterials, 29, 1880-1891.

  7. Haile, Y., Haastert, K., Cesnulevicius, K., Stummeyer, K., Timmer, M., Berski, S., Drager, G., Gerardy-Schahn, R. and Grothe, C. (2007) Culturing of glial and neuronal cells on polysialic acid. Biomaterials, 28, 1163-1173.

  8. Hartlieb,S., Günzel,A., Gerardy-Schahn,R., Munster-Kühnel,A.K., Kirschning,A., and Dräger,G. (2008). Chemoenzymatic synthesis of CMP-N-acetyl-7-fluoro-7-deoxy-neuraminic acid. Carbohydr. Res., 343, 2075-2082.

  9. Haselhorst,T., Münster-Kühnel,A.K., Oschlies,M., Tiralongo,J., Gerardy-Schahn,R., and von Itzstein,M. (2007). Direct detection of ligand binding to Sepharose-immobilised protein using saturation transfer double difference (STDD) NMR spectroscopy. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 359, 866-870.

  10. Haselhorst,T., Stummeyer,K., Mühlenhoff,M., Schaper,W., Gerardy-Schahn,R., and von Itzstein,M. (2006). Endosialidase NF appears to bind polySia DP5 in a helical conformation. Chembiochem., 7, 1875-1877.

  11. Leiman,P.G., Battisti,A.J., Bowman,V.D., Stummeyer,K., Mühlenhoff,M., Gerardy-Schahn,R., Scholl,D., and Molineux,I.J. (2007). The structures of bacteriophages K1E and K1-5 explain processive degradation of polysaccharide capsules and evolution of new host specificities. J. Mol. Biol., 371, 836-849.

  12. Oltmann-Norden,I., Galuska,S.P., Hildebrandt,H., Geyer,R., Gerardy-Schahn,R., Geyer,H., and Mühlenhoff,M. (2008). Impact of the polysialyltransferases ST8SiaII and ST8SiaIV on polysialic acid synthesis during postnatal mouse brain development. J. Biol. Chem., 283, 1463-1471.

  13. Schwarzer,D., Stummeyer,K., Gerardy-Schahn,R., and Mühlenhoff,M. (2007). Characterization of a novel intramolecular chaperone domain conserved in endosialidases and other bacteriophage tail spike and fiber proteins. J. Biol. Chem., 282, 2821-2831.

  14. Schwarzer,D., Stummeyer,K., Haselhorst,T., Freiberger,F., Rode,B., Grove,M., Scheper,T., von Itzstein,M., Mühlenhoff,M., and Gerardy-Schahn,R. (2009). Proteolytic release of the intramolecular chaperone domain confers processivity to endosialidase F. J. Biol. Chem..

  15. Stummeyer,K., Dickmanns,A., Mühlenhoff,M., Gerardy-Schahn,R., and Ficner,R. (2005). Crystal structure of the polysialic acid-degrading endosialidase of bacteriophage K1F. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol., 12, 90-96.

  16. Stummeyer,K., Schwarzer,D., Claus,H., Vogel,U., Gerardy-Schahn,R., and Mühlenhoff,M. (2006). Evolution of bacteriophages infecting encapsulated bacteria: lessons from Escherichia coli K1-specific phages. Mol. Microbiol., 60, 1123-1135.

















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