The Phenomenon


Emser, J., Wernet, N., Hetzer, B., Wohlmann, E. & Fischer, R. (2024) The cysteine-rich virulence factor NipA of Arthrobotrys flagrans interferes with cuticle integrity of Caenorhabditis elegans. Nat. Commun., in press.

Hu, X., Hoffmann, D., Wang, M., Schuhmacher, L., Stroe, M., Schreckenberger, B., Elstner, M. & Fischer, R. (2024) GprC of the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys flagrans activates mitochondria and reprograms fungal cells for nematode hunting. Nat. Microbiol., in press.

Pop, M., Klemke, A.L., Seidler, L., Wernet, N., Steudel P.L., Baust, V., Wohlmann, E. & Fischer, R. (2024) Caenorhabditis elegans neuropeptide NLP-27 enhances neurodegeneration and controls paralysis in an opioid manner during infection with the fungus Arthrobotrys flagrans. iScience, 27(4):109484

Hammadeh, H.H., Serrano, A., Wernet, V., Stomberg, N., Hellmeier, D., Weichert, M., Brandt, U., Sieg, B., Kanofsky, K., Hehl, R., Fischer, R. & Fleißner, A. (2022). A dialog-like cell communication mechanism is conserved in filamentous ascomycete fungi and mediates interspecies interactions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 119(12):e2112518119. pdf.

Wernet, V., Wäckerle, J. & Fischer, R. (2021) The STRIPAK component SipC is involved in morphology and cell-fate determination in the nematode-trapping fungus Duddingtonia flagrans. Genetics, 220(1):iyab153. pdf

Wernet, V., Wernet, N. & Fischer, R. (2021) Räuberische Pilze mit Anwendungpotenzial. Biospektrum, 7.21:686-689pdf

Wernet, N., Wernet, V. & Fischer, R. (2021) The small-secreted cysteine-rich protein CyrA is a virulence factor participating in the attck of Caenorhabditis elegans by Duddingtonia flagransPLoS Pathog., 17(11):e1010028. pdf

Yu, X., Hu, X., Mirza, M., Kirschhöfer, F., Brenner-Weiß, G., Schäfer, J., Bunzel, M. & Fischer R. (2021) Fatal attraction of Caenorhabditis elegans to predatory fungi through 6-methyl salicylic acid. Nat. Commun., 12:5462. pdf

Youssar, L., Wernet, V., Hensel, N., Yu, X., Hildebrand, H.-G., Schreckenberger, B., Hetzer, B. & Fischer, R. (2019). Intercellular communication is required for trap formation in the nematode-trapping fungus Duddingtonia flagrans. PLoS Genet., 15(3):e1008029. pdf