PUBLICATIONS ON THE DIATOM-PROJECT
Sumper-Lab

 
Sumper, M. and Brunner, E.
2008
ChemBioChem 9, 1187-1194
Silica Biomineralisation in Diatoms: The Model Organism Thalassiosira pseudonana
Wenzl, S., Hett, R., Richthammer, P., and Sumper, M.
2008
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 47, 1729-1732
Silacidins: Highly Acidic Phosphopeptides from Diatom Shells Assist in Silica Precipitation in vitro
Gröger, C., Sumper, M., and Brunner, E.
2008
J. Struct. Biol. 161, 55-63
Silicon uptake and metabolism of the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana: Solid-state 29Si NMR and fluorescence microscopic studies
Sumper, M., Hett, R., Lehmann, G., and Wenzl, S.
2007
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46, 8405-8408
A Code for Lysine Modifications of a Silica Biomineralizing Silaffin Protein
Knott, J., Römer, P., and Sumper, M.
2007
FEBS Lett. 581, 3081-3086
Putative spermine synthases from Thalassiosira pseudonana and Arabidopsis thaliana synthesize thermospermine rather than spermine
Sumper, M. and Lehmann, G.
2006
ChemBioChem 7, 1419-1427
Silica pattern formation in diatoms: Species-specific polyamine biosynthesis
Sumper, M. and Brunner, E.
2006
Adv. Funct. Mater. 16, 17-26
Learning from diatoms: Nature´s tools for the production of nanostructured silica

Lutz, K., Gröger, C., Sumper, M., and Brunner, E.
2005
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7, 2812-2815
Biomimetic silica formation: Analysis of the phosphate-induced self-assembly of polyamines

Sumper, M., Brunner, E., and Lehmann, G.
2005
FEBS Lett. 579, 3765-3769
Biomineralization in diatoms: Characterization of novel polyamines associated with silica
Wenzl, S., Deutzmann, R., Hett, R., Hochmuth, E., and Sumper, M.
2004
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 43, 5933-5936
Quaternary ammonium groups in silica-associated proteins
Poulsen, N. and Kröger, N.
2004
J.
Biol. Chem. 279, 42993-42999

Silica morphogenesis by alternative processing of silaffins in the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana
Sumper, M. and Kröger, N.
2004
J. Mater. Chem. 14, 2059-2065
Silica formation in diatoms: the function of long-chain polyamines and silaffins
Sumper, M.
2004

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 43,
2251-2254
Biomimetic patterning of silica by long-chain polyamines
Fuhrmann, T., Landwehr, S., El Rharbi-Kucki, and Sumper, M.
2004
Appl. Phys. B 78, 257-260
Diatoms as living photonic crystals
Brunner, E., Lutz, K., and Sumper, M.
2004
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6, 854-857
Biomimetic synthesis of silica nanospheres depends on the aggregation and phase separation of polyamines in aqueous solution
Sumper, M., Lorenz, S., and Brunner, E.
2003
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42, 5192-5195
Biomimetic control of size in the polyamine-directed formation of silica nanospheres
Poulsen, N., Sumper, M., and Kröger, N.
2003
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 100, 12075-12080
Biosilica formation in diatoms: Characterization of native silaffin-2 and its role in silica morphogenesis
Kröger, N., Lorenz, S., Brunner, E., and Sumper, M.
2002
Science 298, 584-586          
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Self-assembly of highly phosphorylated silaffins and their function in biosilica morphogenesis
Sumper, M.
2002
Science 295, 2430-2433  
    
   [Abstract]       [Full Text]
A phase separation model for the nanopatterning of diatom biosilica

Kröger, N., Deutzmann, R., and Sumper, M.
2001
J. Biol. Chem. 28, 26066-26070
Silica-precipitating peptides from diatoms - The chemical structure of silaffin-1A from Cylindrotheca fusiformis

Kröger, N., Deutzmann, R., Bergsdorf, C. and Sumper, M.
2000
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 97, 14133-14138
Species-specific polyamines from diatoms control silica morphology

Kröger, N. and Wetherbee, R.
2000
Protist 151, 263-273
Pleuralins are involved in theca differentiation in the diatom Cylindrotheca fusiformis

Kröger, N. and Sumper, M.
2000
The biochemistry of silica formation in diatoms. In: Biomineralization (ed.: Bäuerlein, E.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim

Kröger, N., Deutzmann, R., and Sumper, M.
1999
Science 286, 1129-1132
Polycationic peptides from diatom biosilica that direct silica nanosphere formation

Fischer, H., Robl, I., Sumper, M., and Kröger, N.
1999
J. Phycol. 35, 113-120
Targeting and covalent modification of cell wall and membrane proteins heterologously expressed in the diatom Cylindrotheca fusiformis (Bacillariophyceae)

Kröger, N. and Sumper, M.
1998
Protist 149, 213 - 219
Diatom cell wall proteins and the biology of silica biomineralization

Kröger, N., Lehmann, G., Rachel, R. and Sumper, M.
1997
Eur. J. Biochem. 250, 99-105
Characterization of a 200 kDa diatom protein that is specifically associated with a silica-based substructure of the cell wall

Kröger, N., Bergsdorf, C. and Sumper, M.
1996
Eur. J. Biochem. 239, 259-264
Frustulins: domain conservation in a protein family associated with diatom cell walls

Kröger, N. Bergsdorf, Ch. and Sumper, M.
1994
EMBO J. 13, 4676-4683
A new calcium binding glycoprotein family constitutes a major diatom cell wall component