Centre for Biological Signalling Studies

Prof. Dr. Sonja-Verena Albers

Prof. Dr. Sonja-Verena Albers

Institute for Biology II- Microbiology, Molecular Biology of Archaea
University of Freiburg

+49 761 203 2630

10 selected publications

  • The archaeal protein SepF is essential for cell division in Haloferax volcanii.
    Nußbaum P, Gerstner M, Dingethal M, Erb C, Albers SV.
    Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 8;12(1):3469
  • An Oscillating MinD Protein Determines the Cellular Positioning of the Motility Machinery in Archaea.
    Nußbaum P, Ithurbide S, Walsh JC, Patro M, Delpech F, Rodriguez-Franco M, Curmi PMG, Duggin IG, Quax TEF, Albers SV.
    Curr Biol. 2020 Dec 21;30(24):4956-4972.e4.
  • Species-Specific Recognition of Sulfolobales Mediated by UV-Inducible Pili and S-Layer Glycosylation Patterns.
    van Wolferen M, Shajahan A, Heinrich K, Brenzinger S, Black IM, Wagner A, Briegel A, Azadi P, Albers SV.
    mBio. 2020 Mar 10;11(2):e03014-19.
  • The periplasmic FlaG/F complex structure and its essential role for archaellar swimming motility.
    Tsai CL, Tripp P, Sivabalasarma S, Zhang C, Rodriguez-Franco M, Wipfler RL, Chaudhury P, Banerjee A, Beeby M, Whitaker RJ, Tainer JA, Albers SV.
    Nature Microbiol. 2019, 5:216-225
  • Structure and function of the archaeal response regulator CheY.
    Quax TEF, Altegoer F, Rossi F, Li Z, Rodriguez-Franco M, Kraus F, Bange G, Albers SV.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Feb 6;115(6):E1259-E1268.
  • The archaeal Ced system imports DNA.
    van Wolferen M, Wagner A, van der Does C, Albers SV.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Mar 1;113(9):2496-501
  • FlaF Is a β-Sandwich Protein that Anchors the Archaellum in the Archaeal Cell Envelope by Binding the S-Layer Protein.
    Banerjee A, Tsai CL, Chaudhury P, Tripp P, Arvai AS, Ishida JP, Tainer JA, Albers SV.
    Structure. 2015 May 5;23(5):863-872.
  • Archaeal signal transduction: impact of protein phosphatase deletions on cell size, motility, and energy metabolism in Sulfolobus acidocaldarius.
    Reimann J, Esser D, Orell A, Amman F, Pham TK, Noirel J, Lindås AC, Bernander R, Wright PC, Siebers B, Albers SV.
    Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013 Dec;12(12):3908-23
  • Lrs14 transcriptional regulators influence biofilm formation and cell motility of Crenarchaea.
    Orell A, Peeters E, Vassen V, Jachlewski S, Schalles S, Siebers B, Albers SV.
    ISME J. 2013 Oct;7(10):1886-98
  • Insights into FlaI functions in archaeal motor assembly and motility from structures, conformations, and genetics.
    Reindl S, Ghosh A, Williams GJ, Lassak K, Neiner T, Henche AL, Albers SV, Tainer JA.
    Mol Cell. 2013 Mar 28;49(6):1069-82.
  • UV-inducible cellular aggregation of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus is mediated by pili formation.
    Fröls S, Ajon M, Wagner M, Teichmann D, Zolghadr B, Folea M, Boekema EJ, Driessen AJ, Schleper C, Albers SV.
    Mol Microbiol. 2008 Nov;70(4):938-52.