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  1. Klionsky, D.J., A.K. Abdel-Aziz, S. Abdelfatah, ……… L. Eichinger, ………. S. Zuryn, and W. Zwerschke, (in total 2896 authors). 2021. Guidelines for the Use and Interpretation of Assays for Monitoring Autophagy (4th edition). Autophagy, 17, in press.
  2. Kjellin, J., L. Avesson, J. Reimegård, Z. Liao, L. Eichinger, A. Noegel, G. Glöckner, P. Schaap, and F. Söderbom. 2021. Abundantly expressed class of non-coding RNAs conserved through the multicellular evolution of dictyostelid social amoebae. Genome Res. gr.272856.120. PMID: 33479022. Online ahead of print.
  3. Rana, S., K. Valentin*, J. Riehl, A. Blanfuné, L. Reynes, T. Thibaut, I. Bartsch, L. Eichinger*, and G. Glöckner#. 2021. Analysis of Organellar genomes in brown algae reveals an independent introduction of similar foreign sequences into the mitochondrial genome. Genomics, 113(2):646-654. PMID: 33485954; *, co-corresponding authors; #, sadly passed away a few weeks after submission of this manuscript.
  4. De Ridder, W., A. Azmi, C.S. Clemen, L. Eichinger, A. Hofmann, R. Schröder, K. Johnson, A. Töpf, V. Straub, P. De Jonghe, S. Maudsley, J.L. De Bleecker, and J. Baets. 2020. Multisystem proteinopathy due to a homozygous p.Arg159His VCP mutation. A tale of the unexpected. Neurology, 94(8):e785-e796. PMID: 31848255.
  5. Karow, M., S. Fischer, S. Meßling, R. Konertz, J. Riehl, R. Rijal, P. Wagle, C.S. Clemen, and L. Eichinger. 2020. Functional Characterisation of the Autophagy ATG12~5/16 complex in Dictyostelium discoideum. Cells, 9(5), E1179. PMID: 32397394.
  6. Fischer, S. and L. Eichinger. 2019. Dictyostelium discoideum and autophagy – a perfect pair. Int J Dev Biol, 63: 485-495. PMID: 31840786.
  7. Solga R., J. Behrens, A. Ziemann, A. Riou, C. Berwanger, L. Becker, L. Garrett, The German Mouse Clinic Consortium, M. Hrabe de Angelis, L. Fischer, R. Coras, M. Marko, K. Barkovits, K. Marcus, E. Mahabir, L. Eichinger, R., Schröder, A.A. Noegel, and C.S. Clemen. 2019. CRN2 binds to TIMP4 and MMP14 and promotes perivascular invasion of glioblastoma cells. Eur J Cell Biol, 98:151046. PMID: 31677819.
  8. Thewes, S., T. Soldati, and L. Eichinger. 2019. Editorial: Amoebae as Host Models to Study the Interaction with Pathogens. Front Cell Infect Microbiol, 9:47. PMID: 30941316.
  9. Hofmann, A., M. Cross, M.A. Karow, J.H. Straub, C.S. Clemen, and L. Eichinger. 2019. A convenient tool for bivariate data analysis and bar graph plotting with R. Biochem Mol Biol Educ, 47(2), 207-210. PMID: 30629319.
  10. Bozzaro, S., S. Buracco, B. Peracino, and L. Eichinger. 2019. Dictyostelium host response to Legionella infection: strategies and assays. Methods Mol Biol, 1921:347-370. PMID: 30694504.
  11. Fischer, S., R. Rijal, P. Frommolt, P. Wagle, R. Konertz, J. Faix, S. Meßling, and L. Eichinger. 2019. Functional Characterisation of the Ubiquitin-like Core Autophagy Protein ATG12 in Dictyostelium discoideum. Cells, 8(1) 72. PMID: 30669443.
  12. Xiong, Q. W. Li, P. Li, M. Yang, C. Wu*, and L. Eichinger*. 2019. The Role of ATG16 in Autophagy and The Ubiquitin Proteasome System. Cells, 8(1), 2. PMID: 30577509; *Co-corresponding authors.
  13. Mroß, C., M. Marko, M. Munck, G. Glöckner, S. Motameny, J. Altmüller, A.A. Noegel, L. Eichinger, V.S. Peche, and S. Neumann. 2018. Depletion of Nesprin-2 is associated with an embryonic lethal phenotype in mice. Nucleus, 9(1), 503-515. PMID: 30220251.
  14. Xiong, Q., S. Fischer, M Karow, R Müller, S Meßling and L. Eichinger. 2018. ATG16 mediates the autophagic degradation of the 19S proteasomal subunits PSMD1 and PSMD2. Eur J Cell Biol, 97, 523-532. PMID: 30269947.
  15. Müller, R.; M. Stumpf, R. Wehrstedt, S. Sukumaran, M. Karow, M. Marko, A. Noegel, and L. Eichinger. 2018. The regulatory subunit phr2AB of Dictyostelium discoideum phosphatase PP2A interacts with the centrosomal protein CEP161, a CDK5RAP2 ortholog. Genes Cells, 23(10), 923-931. PMID: 30133996.
  16. Kustermann, M., L. Manta, C. Paone, J. Kustermann, L. Lausser, C. Wiesner, L. Eichinger, C.S. Clemen, R. Schröder, H.A. Kestler, M. Sandri, W. Rottbauer, and S. Just. 2018. Loss of the novel Vcp (valosin containing protein) interactor Washc4 interferes with autophagy-mediated proteostasis in striated muscle and leads to myopathy in vivo. Autophagy, 14(11), 1911-1927. PMID: 30010465.
  17. Clemen, C.S., L. Winter, K-H. Strucksberg, C. Berwanger, M. Türk, C. Kornblum, A. Florin, J.A. Aguilar-Pimentel, O.V. Amarie, L. Becker, L. Garret, W. Hans, K. Moreth, F. Neff, L. Pingen, B. Rathkolb, I. Rácz, J. Rozman, I. Treise, H. Fuchs, V. Gailus-Durner, M. H. de Angelis, M. Vorgerd, L. Eichinger, R. Schröder. 2018. The heterozygous R155C VCP mutation: Toxic in humans! Harmless in mice? Biochem Biophys Res Comm, 503(4), 2770-2777. PMID: 30100055.
  18. Song, L., R. Rijal, M. Karow, M. Stumpf, O. Hahn, L. Park, R. Insall, R. Schröder, A. Hofmann, C.S. Clemen, and L. Eichinger. 2018. Expression of N471D strumpellin leads to defects in the endolysosomal system. Dis Model Mech, 11(9), dmm033449. PMID: 30061306.
  19. Arhzaouy, K., K.-H. Strucksberg, S.M. Tung, K. Tangavelou, M. Stumpf, J. Faix, S. Schröder, C.S. Clemen, and L. Eichinger. 2018. Correction: Heteromeric p97/p97R155C Complexes Induce Dominant Negative Changes in Wild-Type and Autophagy 9-Deficient Dictyostelium strains. PLoS One, 13(6), e0199548. PMID: 29912958.
  20. Swart, A.L., C.F. Harrison, L. Eichinger, M. Steinert, and H. Hilbi. 2018. Acanthamoeba and Dictyostelium as cellular models for Legionella infection. Front Cell Infect Microbiol, 8, 61. PMID: 29552544.
  21. Xing, X., C. Mroß, L. Hao, M. Munck, A. Herzog, C. Mohr, C.P. Unnikannan, P. Kelkar, A.A. Noegel, L. Eichinger, and S. Neumann. 2017. Nesprin-2 interacts with condensin component SMC2. Int J Cell Biol, 8607532. PMID: 29445399.
  22. Li, P., M. Stumpf, R. Müller, L. Eichinger, G. Glöckner, and A.A. Noegel. 2017. The function of the inner nuclear envelope protein SUN1 in mRNA export is regulated by phosphorylation. Sci Rep, 7, 9157. PMID: 28831067.
  23. Stumpf, M., R. Müller, B. Gaßen, R. Wehrstedt, P. Fey, M.A. Karow, L. Eichinger, G. Glöckner, and A.A. Noegel. 2017. A Tripeptidyl peptidase 1 is a binding partner of the Golgi pH regulator (GPHR) in Dictyostelium. Dis Model Mech, 10, 897-907. PMID: 28546289
  24. Meßling, S., J. Matthias, Q. Xiong, S. Fischer, and L. Eichinger. 2017. The two Dictyostelium discoideum autophagy 8 proteins have distinct autophagic functions. Eur J Cell Biol, 96, 312-324. PMID: 28413119
  25. Mesquita, A., E. Cardenal-Muñoz, E. Dominguez, S. Muñoz-Braceras, B. Nuñez-Corcuera, B.A. Philips, L.C. Tábara, Q. Xiong, R. Coria, L. Eichinger, P. Golstein, J.S. King, T. Soldati, O. Vincent, and R. Escalante. 2017. Autophagy in Dictyostelium: mechanisms, regulation and disease in a simple biomedical model. Autophagy 13:24-40. PMID: 27715405.
  26. Burgute, B.D., V.S. Peche, R. Müller, J. Matthias, B. Gaßen, L. Eichinger, G. Glöckner, and A.A. Noegel. 2016. The C-Terminal SynMuv/DdDUF926 Domain Regulates the Function of the N-Terminal Domain of DdNKAP. PLoS One 11(12):e0168617. PMID: 27997579.
  27. Schilde, C., H.M. Lawal, A.A. Noegel, L. Eichinger, P. Schaap, and G. Glöckner. 2016. A set of genes conserved in sequence and expression traces back the establishment of multicellularity in social amoebae. BMC Genomics 17:871. PMID: 27814692.
  28. Rijal, R., K. Arhzaouy, K-H. Strucksberg, M. Cross, A. Hofmann, R. Schröder, C.S. Clemen*, and L. Eichinger*. 2016. Mutant p97 exhibits species-specific changes of its ATPase activity and compromises the UBXD9-mediated monomerisation of p97 hexamers. Eur J Cell Biol 95:195-207. PMID: 27132113. *Co-senior authors.
  29. Klionsky, D.J., K. Abdelmohsen, A. Abe, ……… L. Eichinger, ………. A. Zorzano, and S.M. Zughaier, (in total 2465 authors). 2016. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd edition). Autophagy 12:1–222. PMID: 26799652.
  30. Matthias, J., S. Meßling, and L. Eichinger. 2016. The two Dictyostelium autophagy eight proteins, ATG8a and ATG8b, associate with the autophagosome in succession. Eur J Cell Biol 95, 15-25. PMID: 26697781.