The full text of publications might not be freely accessible but require subscription.

Please request reprints at


Vilperte V, Lucaciu CR, Halbwirth H, Boehm R, Rattei T, Debener T. Hybrid de novo transcriptome assembly of poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. Ex Klotsch) bracts. BMC Genomics. 2019 Nov 27;20(1):900. 900. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-6247-3

Maixner F, Thorell K, Granehäll L, Linz B, Moodley Y, Rattei T et al. Helicobacter pylori in ancient human remains. World journal of gastroenterology. 2019 Nov 14;25(42):6289-6298. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v25.i42.6289

Tett A, Huang KD, Asnicar F, Fehlner-Peach H, Pasolli E, Karcher N et al. The Prevotella copri Complex Comprises Four Distinct Clades Underrepresented in Westernized Populations. Cell Host & Microbe. 2019 Nov 13;26(5):666-679.e7. Epub 2019 Sep 24. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2019.08.018

Lucaciu R, Pelikan C, Gerner SM, Zioutis C, Köstlbacher S, Marx H et al. A Bioinformatics Guide to Plant Microbiome Analysis. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2019 Oct 23;10:1313. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.01313

Moeller FU, Webster NS, Herbold CW, Behnam F, Domman D, Albertsen M et al. Characterization of a thaumarchaeal symbiont that drives incomplete nitrification in the tropical sponge Ianthella basta. Environmental Microbiology. 2019 Oct;21(10):3831-3854. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14732

Steiner PA, Mena C, De Corte D, Geijo J, Yokokawa T, Rattei T et al. Highly variable mRNA half-life time within marine bacterial taxa and functional genes. Environmental Microbiology. 2019 Oct;21(10):3873-3884. Epub 2019 Jul 12. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14737

Laffy PW, Botté ES, Wood-Charlson EM, Weynberg KD, Rattei T, Webster NS. Thermal stress modifies the marine sponge virome. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 2019 Oct;11(5):690-698. Epub 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12782

Dos Santos-Pinto JRA, Esteves FG, Sialana FJ, Ferro M, Smidak R, Rares LC et al. A proteotranscriptomic study of silk-producing glands from the orb-weaving spiders. Molecular Omics. 2019 Aug 5;15(4):256-270. doi: 10.1039/c9mo00087a

Sialana FJ, Ribeiroda Silva Menegasso A, Smidak R, Hussein AM, Zavadil M, Rattei T et al. Proteome Changes Paralleling the Olfactory Conditioning in the Forager Honey Bee and Provision of a Brain Proteomics Dataset. Proteomics. 2019 Jul;19(13):e1900094. doi: 10.1002/pmic.201900094

Kiening M, Ochsenreiter R, Hellinger H-J, Rattei T, Hofacker I, Frishman D. Conserved Secondary Structures in Viral mRNAs. Viruses. 2019 Apr 29;11(5):401. doi: 10.3390/v11050401

Felkel S, Vogl C, Rigler D, Dobretsberger V, Chowdhary BP, Distl O et al. The horse Y chromosome as an informative marker for tracing sire lines. Scientific Reports. 2019 Apr 15;9(1):6095. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42640-w

Mahnert A, Moissl-Eichinger C, Zojer M, Bogumil D, Mizrahi I, Rattei T et al. Man-made microbial resistances in built environments. Nature Communications. 2019 Feb 27;10(1):968. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-08864-0

Hausmann B, Pelikan C, Rattei T, Loy A, Pester M. Long-Term Transcriptional Activity at Zero Growth of a Cosmopolitan Rare Biosphere Member. mBio. 2019 Feb 12;10(1):e02189-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02189-18

Wally N, Schneider M, Thannesberger J, Kastner MT, Bakonyi T, Indik S et al. Plasmid DNA contaminant in molecular reagents. Scientific Reports. 2019 Feb 7;9(1):1652. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-38733-1

Huerta-Cepas J, Szklarczyk D, Heller D, Hernández-Plaza A, Forslund SK, Cook H et al. eggNOG 5.0: a hierarchical, functionally and phylogenetically annotated orthology resource based on 5090 organisms and 2502 viruses. Nucleic Acids Research. 2019 Jan 8;47(D1):D309–D314. gky1085. Epub 2018 Nov 12. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky1085

Roux S, Adriaenssens EM, Dutilh BE, Koonin EV, Kropinski AM, Krupovic M et al. Minimum Information about an Uncultivated Virus Genome (MIUViG). Nature Biotechnology. 2019 Jan 1;37(1):29-37. Epub 2018 Dec 17. doi: 10.1038/nbt.4306


Hannemann L, Lucaciu CR, Sharma S, Rattei T, Mayer KFX, Gierl A et al. A promiscuous beta-glucosidase is involved in benzoxazinoid deglycosylation in Lamium galeobdolon. Phytochemistry. 2018 Dec;156:224-233. Epub 2018 Oct 15. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2018.10.012

Liutkeviciute Z, Gil-Mansilla E, Eder T, Casillas-Perez B, Di Giglio MG, Muratspahic E et al. Oxytocin-like signaling in ants influences metabolic gene expression and locomotor activity. The FASEB Journal. 2018 Dec;32(12):6808-6821. doi: 10.1096/fj.201800443

Springer K, Sänger P-A, Moritz C, Felsl A, Rattei T, Fuchs TM. Insecticidal Toxicity of Yersinia frederiksenii Involves the Novel Enterotoxin YacT. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 2018 Nov 14;8:392. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00392