Reinhard Breitling

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All currently existing eukaryotic protein expression systems are based on autonomous life forms. To exploit the potential practical benefits associated with parasitic organisms we have developed a new protein expression system based on Leishmania tarentolae (Trypanosomatidae), a protozoan parasite of lizards. To achieve strong transcription, the genes of(More)
BACKGROUND Metabolomics LC-MS experiments yield large numbers of peaks, few of which can be identified by database matching. Many of the remaining peaks correspond to derivatives of identified peaks (e.g., isotope peaks, adducts, fragments and multiply charged molecules). In this article, we present a data-reduction approach that automatically identifies(More)
The conserved protein DivIVA is involved in different morphogenetic processes in Gram-positive bacteria. In Bacillus subtilis, the protein localizes to the cell division site and cell poles, and functions as a scaffold for proteins that regulate division site selection, and for proteins that are required for sporulation. To identify other proteins that bind(More)
Production of functional eukaryotic proteins in recombinant form is a bottle-neck in various post-genomic applications and in life science in general. At least partially this is due to the problems associated with the use of endogenous RNA polymerase II for high-level transcription of heterologous genes in eukaryotic expression systems. To circumvent these(More)
Modulating signaling pathways for research and therapy requires either suppression or expression of selected genes or internalization of proteins such as enzymes, antibodies, nucleotide binding proteins or substrates including nucleoside phosphates and enzyme inhibitors. Peptides, proteins and nucleotides are transported by fusing or conjugating them to(More)
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