Scientific Papers

  • Merk K, Breinig M, Böttcher R, Krebs S, Blum H, Boutros M and Förstemann K. (2017): Splicing stimulates siRNA formation at Drosophila DNA double-strand breaks; PLoS Genetics, in press

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  • Schmidts, I, Böttcher, M, Mirkovic-Hösle M and Förstemann K (2016). Homology directed repair is unaffected by the absence of siRNAs in Drosophila melanogaster. Nucleic Acids Research, 44(17):8261-71

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  • Wissel S, Kieser A, Yasugi T, Duchek P, Roitinger E, Gokcezade JF, Steinmann V, Gaul U, Mechtler K, Förstemann K, Knoblich JA, Neumüller RA (2016). A Combination of CRISPR/Cas9 and Standardized RNAi as a Versatile Platform for the Characterization of Gene Function. G3 (Bethesda). 2016 Jun 8. pii: g3.116.028571. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.028571.

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  • Kunzelmann S, Böttcher R, Schmidts, I Förstemann, K (2016). A Comprehensive Toolbox for Genome Editing in Cultured Drosophila Cells. G3 (Bethesda) Apr. 13

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  • Böttcher R, Hollmann M, Merk K, Nitschko V, Obermaier C, Philippou-Massier J, Wieland I, Gaul U, Förstemann K (2014). Efficient chromosomal gene modification with CRISPR/cas9 and PCR-based homologous recombination donors in cultured Drosophila cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Apr 19.

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  • Mirkovic-Hösle M, Förstemann K (2014). Transposon defense by endo-siRNAs, piRNAs and somatic pilRNAs in Drosophila: contributions of Loqs-PD and R2D2. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 13;9(1):e84994. doi: 10.1371

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  • Esslinger SM, Schwalb B, Helfer S, Michalik KM, Witte H, Maier KC, Martin D, Michalke B, Tresch A, Cramer P, Förstemann K. (2013): Drosophila miR-277 controls branched-chain amino acid catabolism and affects lifespan. RNA Biology

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  • Schertel C, Rutishauser T, Förstemann K, Basler K (2012). Functional Characterization of Drosophila microRNAs by a Novel in vivo Library. Genetics [Epub ahead of Print]

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  • Michalik K., Böttcher R., Förstemann K. (2012): A small RNA response at DNA ends in Drosophila, Nucleic Acids Research

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  • Aumiller VA, Graebsch A, Kremmer E, Niessing, D, Förstemann K (2012). Drosophila Pur-α binds to trinucleotide-repeat containing cellular RNAs and translocates to the early oocyte. RNA Biol. 9(5), p 633

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  • Dittmer A, Förstemann K (2012). MCMV infection of cultured mouse cells induces expression of miR-7a. J Gen Virol. 2012 Mar 21.

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  • Helfer S, Schott J, Stoecklin G and Förstemann K (2012). AU-rich Element Mediated mRNA Decay can occur independently of the miRNA machinery in Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts and Drosophila S2-cells. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e28907

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  • Hartig, JV, Förstemann, K (2011) Loqs-PD and R2D2 define independent pathways for RISC generation in Drosophila. Nucleic Acids Res., doi:10.1093/nar/gkq1324

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  • Förstemann K (2010). Transposon defense in Drosophila somatic cells: A model for distinction of self and non-self in the genome. RNA Biol. 2010 Mar 28;7(2). (invited Review article)

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  • Hartig JV, Esslinger S, Böttcher, R, Saito K, Förstemann K (2009). Endo-siRNAs depend on a new isoform of loquacious and target artificially introduced, high-copy sequences. EMBO J. 2009 Oct 7;28(19):2932-44.

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  • Esslinger S, Förstemann K (2009). MicroRNAs repress mainly through mRNA decay. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2009;48(5):853-5. (invited Review article)

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  • Shah C, Förstemann K (2008). Monitoring miRNA-mediated silencing in Drosophila melanogaster S2-cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 Nov;1779(11):766-72.

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  • Aumiller V, Förstemann K (2008). Roles of microRNAs beyond development - Metabolism and neural plasticity. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 Nov;1779(11):692-6.(invited Review article)

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  • Hartig JV, Tomari Y, Förstemann K (2007). piRNAs--the ancient hunters of genome invaders. Genes Dev. 21(14):1707-13.(invited Review article)http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17639076

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  • Förstemann K*, Horwich MD*, Wee L, Tomari Y, Zamore PD. (2007). Drosophila microRNAs are sorted into functionally distinct argonaute complexes after production by dicer-1. Cell 130(2):287-97

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  • Förstemann K. et al., 2005: Normal microRNA Maturation and Germ-Line Stem Cell Maintenance Requires Loquacious, a Double-Stranded RNA-Binding Domain Protein. PLoS Biol. 3(7):e236

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  • Förstemann K., Lingner J., 2005: Telomerase limits the extent of base pairing between template RNA and telomeric DNA. EMBO Rep. 6(4):361-6.

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  • Förstemann K., Zaug A.J., Cech T.R., Lingner J., 2003: Yeast telomerase is specialized for C/A-rich RNA templates. Nucleic Acids Res. 31(6):1646-55.

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  • Kelleher C, Teixeira MT, Förstemann K, Lingner J, 2002: Telomerase: biochemical considerations for enzyme and substrate. Trends Biochem Sci. 27(11):572-9.

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  • Teixeira M.T., Förstemann K., Gasser S.M., Lingner J., 2002: Intracellular trafficking of yeast telomerase components. EMBO Rep. 3(7):652-9.

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  • Förstemann K, Lingner J., (2001). Molecular basis for telomere repeat divergence in budding yeast. Mol Cell Biol. 21(21), 7277-86

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  • Förstemann K, Hoss M, Lingner J., (2000). Telomerase-dependent repeat divergence at the 3' ends of yeast telomeres. Nucleic Acids Res. 28(14), 2690-4

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