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Dieter Jendrossek Institute of Microbiology, University Stuttgart, Germany
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Wolf Röther Institute of Microbiology, University Stuttgart, Germany
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Jakob Birke
  • Institute of Microbiology, University Stuttgart, Germany
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Education

Ph.D, Institute of microbiology, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2016

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of microbiology, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Publications

  1. Birke, J., Rother, W., Schmitt, G. and Jendrossek, D. (2013). Functional identification of rubber oxygenase (RoxA) in soil and marine myxobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 79(20): 6391-6399.
  2. Birke, J., Rother, W. and Jendrossek, D. (2015). Latex Clearing Protein (Lcp) of Streptomyces sp. Strain K30 Is a b-Type Cytochrome and Differs from Rubber Oxygenase A (RoxA) in Its Biophysical Properties. Appl Environ Microbiol 81(11): 3793-3799.
  3. Watcharakul, S., Rother, W., Birke, J., Umsakul, K., Hodgson, B. and Jendrossek, D. (2016). Biochemical and spectroscopic characterization of purified Latex Clearing Protein (Lcp) from newly isolated rubber degrading Rhodococcus rhodochrous strain RPK1 reveals novel properties of Lcp. BMC Microbiol 16: 92.
  4. Rother, W., Austen, S., Birke, J. and Jendrossek, D. (2016). Cleavage of Rubber by the Latex Clearing Protein (Lcp) of Streptomyces sp. Strain K30: Molecular Insights. Appl Environ Microbiol 82(22): 6593-6602.
  5. Röther, W.., Austen, S., Birke, J., Jendrossek, D. and Parales, R. E. (2016). Cleavage of Rubber by the Latex Clearing Protein (Lcp) of Streptomyces sp. Strain K30: Molecular Insights. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82: 6593-6602.
  6. Birke, J. and Jendrossek, D. (2014). Rubber oxygenase and latex clearing protein cleave rubber to different products and use different cleavage mechanisms. Appl Environ Microbiol 80(16): 5012-5020.
  7. Birke, J., Hambsch, N., Schmitt, G., Altenbuchner, J., Jendrossek, D. (2012). Phe317 is essential for rubber oxygenase RoxA activity. Applied and environmental microbiology 78(22): 7876-7883.
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Assays for the Detection of Rubber Oxygenase Activities
Authors:  Wolf Röther, Jakob Birke and Dieter Jendrossek, date: 03/20/2017, view: 1162, Q&A: 0
Microbial biodegradation of rubber relies on extracellular rubber oxygenases that catalyze the oxidative cleavage of the double bond of the polyisoprene backbone into oligo-isoprenoids. This protocol describes the determination of rubber oxygenase ...