Piendl Wolfgang A., Dr.rer.nat.  


Selected Publications:


1. Gruber T, Köhrer C, Lung B, Shcherbakov D, Piendl W (2003) Affinity of ribosomal protein S8 from mesophilic and (hyper)thermophilic archaea and bacteria for 16S rRNA correlates with the growth temperatures of the organisms. FEBS Lett 549:123-128


2. Nikulin A, Eliseikina I, Tishchenko S, Nevskaya N, Davydova N, Platonova O, Piendl W, Selmer M, Liljas A, Drygin D, Zimmermann R, Garber M, Nikonov S (2003) Structure of the L1 protuberance in the ribosome. Nature Struct Biol 10: 104-108


3. Nevskaya N, Tishchenko S, Paveliev M, Smolinskaya Y, Fedorov R, Piendl W, Nakamura Y, Toyoda T, Garber M, Nikonov S (2002) Structure of ribosomal protein L1 from Methanococcus thermolithotrophicus. Functionally important structural invariants on the L1 surface. Acta Cryst D58: 1023-1029


4. Tishchenko S, Nikulin A, Fomenkova N, Nevskaya N, Nikonov O, Dumas P, Moine H, Ehresmann B, Ehresmann C, Piendl W, Lamzin V, Garber M, Nikonov S (2001) Detailed analysis of RNA-protein interactions within the ribosomal protein S8-rRNA complex from the archaeon Methanococcus jannaschii. J Mol Biol 311: 311-324


5. Dontsova M, Frolova L, Vassilieva J, Piendl W, Kisselev L, Garber M (2000) Translation termination factor aRF1 from the archaeon Methanococcus jannaschii is active with eukaryotic ribosomes. FEBS Lett 472: 213-216


6. Nevskaya N, Tishchenko S, Fedorov R, Al-Karadaghi S, Liljas A, Kraft A, Piendl W, Garber M, Nikonov S (2000) Archaeal ribosomal protein L1: the structure provides new insights into RNA binding of the L1 protein family. Structure 8: 363-371


7. Kraft A, Lutz C, Lingenhehl A, Gröbner P, Piendl W (1999) Control of ribosomal protein L1 synthesis in mesophilic and thermophilic Archaea. Genetics 152: 1363-1372


8. Köhrer C, Mayer C, Gröbner P, Piendl W (1998) Interaction between ribosomal L1 proteins from mesophilic and thermophilic archaea and bacteria and specific binding sites on 23S rRNA and mRNA. Eur J Biochem 256: 97-105


9. Mayer C, Köhrer C, Gröbner P, Piendl W (1998) MvaL1 autoregulates the synthesis of the three ribosomal proteins encoded on the MvaL1 operon of the archaeon Methanococcus vannielii by inhibiting its own translation before or at the formation of the first peptide bond. Mol Microbiol 27: 455-468


10. Geiger M, Gröbner P, Piendl W (1997) Nucleotide sequence of a gene cluster encoding NusG and the L11-L1-L10-L12 ribosomal proteins from the thermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus. Biochim Biophys Acta 1340: 170-177


11. Köhrer C, Mayer C, Gröbner P, Piendl W (1996) Use of T7 RNA polymerase in an optimized Escherichia coli coupled in vitro transcription-translation system. Application in regulatory studies and expression of long transcription units. Eur J Biochem 236: 234-239


12. Hanner M, Mayer C, Köhrer C, Golderer G, Piendl W (1994) Autogenous translational regulation of the ribosomal MvaL1 operon in the archaebacterium Methanococcus vannielii. J Bacteriol 176: 409-418