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Volker F. Wendisch

Education

Ph.D., Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany, 1997
Habilitation and venia legendi in Microbiology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany, 2004

Current position

Professor and Chair in Genetics of Prokaryotes, Department of Biology & CeBiTec, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Publications (since 2013 until June 2014)

  1. Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Microbial production of amino acids and derived chemicals: Synthetic biology approaches to strain development. Curr Opin Biotechnol 30C: 51-58.
  2. Frohwitter, J., Heider, S. A., Peters-Wendisch, P., Beekwilder, J. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Production of the sesquiterpene (+)-valencene by metabolically engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum. J Biotechnol. (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Klatte, S. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Redox self-sufficient whole cell biotransformation for amination of alcohols. Bioorg Med Chem. (Epub ahead of print)
  4. Heider, S. A., Peters-Wendisch, P., Wendisch, V. F., Beekwilder, J. and Brautaset, T. (2014). Metabolic engineering for the microbial production of carotenoids and related products with a focus on the rare C50 carotenoids. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 98(10): 4355-4368.
  5. Matano, C., Uhde, A., Youn, J. W., Maeda, T., Clermont, L., Marin, K., Kramer, R., Wendisch, V. F. and Seibold, G. M. (2014). Engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for growth and L-lysine and lycopene production from N-acetyl-glucosamine. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 98(12): 5633-5643.
  6. Reddy, G. K. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Characterization of 3-phosphoglycerate kinase from Corynebacterium glutamicum and its impact on amino acid production. BMC Microbiol 14: 54.
  7. Markert, B., Stolzenberger, J., Brautaset, T. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Characterization of two transketolases encoded on the chromosome and the plasmid pBM19 of the facultative ribulose monophosphate cycle methylotroph Bacillus methanolicus. BMC Microbiol 14: 7.
  8. Peters-Wendisch, P., Gotker, S., Heider, S. A., Komati Reddy, G., Nguyen, A. Q., Stansen, K. C. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Engineering biotin prototrophic Corynebacterium glutamicum strains for amino acid, diamine and carotenoid production. J Biotechnol. (Epub ahead of print)
  9. Zahoor, A., Otten, A. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Metabolic engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for glycolate production. J Biotechnol. (Epub ahead of print)
  10. Klatte, S., Lorenz, E. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Whole cell biotransformation for reductive amination reactions. Bioengineered 5(1): 56-62.
  11. Heider, S. A., Peters-Wendisch, P., Netzer, R., Stafnes, M., Brautaset, T. and Wendisch, V. F. (2014). Production and glucosylation of C50 and C 40 carotenoids by metabolically engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 98(3): 1223-1235.
  12. Lessmeier, L., Hoefener, M. and Wendisch, V. F. (2013). Formaldehyde degradation in Corynebacterium glutamicum involves acetaldehyde dehydrogenase and mycothiol-dependent formaldehyde dehydrogenase. Microbiology 159(Pt 12): 2651-2662.
  13. Stolzenberger, J., Lindner, S. N., Persicke, M., Brautaset, T. and Wendisch, V. F. (2013). Characterization of fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase and sedoheptulose 1,7-bisphosphatase from the facultative ribulose monophosphate cycle methylotroph Bacillus methanolicus. J Bacteriol 195(22): 5112-5122.
  14. Lorenz, E., Klatte, S. and Wendisch, V. F. (2013). Reductive amination by recombinant Escherichia coli: whole cell biotransformation of 2-keto-3-methylvalerate to L-isoleucine. J Biotechnol 168(3): 289-294.
  15. Jensen, J. V. and Wendisch, V. F. (2013). Ornithine cyclodeaminase-based proline production by Corynebacterium glutamicum. Microb Cell Fact 12: 63.
  16. Stolzenberger, J., Lindner, S. N. and Wendisch, V. F. (2013). The methylotrophic Bacillus methanolicus MGA3 possesses two distinct fructose 1,6-bisphosphate aldolases. Microbiology 159(Pt 8): 1770-1781.
  17. Meiswinkel, T. M., Rittmann, D., Lindner, S. N. and Wendisch, V. F. (2013). Crude glycerol-based production of amino acids and putrescine by Corynebacterium glutamicum. Bioresour Technol 145: 254-258.
  18. Lindner, S. N., Petrov, D. P., Hagmann, C. T., Henrich, A., Kramer, R., Eikmanns, B. J., Wendisch, V. F. and Seibold, G. M. (2013). Phosphotransferase system-mediated glucose uptake is repressed in phosphoglucoisomerase-deficient Corynebacterium glutamicum strains. Appl Environ Microbiol 79(8): 2588-2595.
  19. de Campos, S. B., Youn, J. W., Farina, R., Jaenicke, S., Junemann, S., Szczepanowski, R., Beneduzi, A., Vargas, L. K., Goesmann, A., Wendisch, V. F. and Passaglia, L. M. (2013). Changes in root bacterial communities associated to two different development stages of canola (Brassica napus L. var oleifera) evaluated through next-generation sequencing technology. Microb Ecol 65(3): 593-601
  20. Meiswinkel, T. M., Gopinath, V., Lindner, S. N., Nampoothiri, K. M. and Wendisch, V. F. (2013). Accelerated pentose utilization by Corynebacterium glutamicum for accelerated production of lysine, glutamate, ornithine and putrescine. Microb Biotechnol 6(2): 131-140
  21. Kuhn, D., Fritzsch, F. S., Zhang, X., Wendisch, V. F., Blank, L. M., Buhler, B. and Schmid, A. (2013). Subtoxic product levels limit the epoxidation capacity of recombinant E. coli by increasing microbial energy demands. J Biotechnol 163(2): 194-203
  22. Uhde, A., Youn, J. W., Maeda, T., Clermont, L., Matano, C., Kramer, R., Wendisch, V. F., Seibold, G. M. and Marin, K. (2013). Glucosamine as carbon source for amino acid-producing Corynebacterium glutamicum. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97(4): 1679-1687.
  23. Siedler, S., Lindner, S. N., Bringer, S., Wendisch, V. F. and Bott, M. (2013). Reductive whole-cell biotransformation with Corynebacterium glutamicum: improvement of NADPH generation from glucose by a cyclized pentose phosphate pathway using pfkA and gapA deletion mutants. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97(1): 143-152.
Protocols by Volker F. Wendisch
  1. Development of a Novel Assay for Synthesis and Hydrolysis of Sedoheptulose 1,7-bisphosphate (SBP) in vitro by Combinations of Purified Fructose 1,6-bisphosphate aldolases (FBA) Proteins and Fructose 1,6-bisphosphatases (FBPase) Proteins from Bacillus methanolicus MGA3