Selected publications

Pylypenko O., Welz T., Tittel J., Kollmar M., Chardon F., Malherbe G., Weiss S., Michel C.I.L., Samol-Wolf A., Grasskamp A.T., Hume A., Goud B., Baron B., England P., Titus M.A., Schwille P., Weidemann T., Houdusse A., Kerkhoff E. (2016) Coordinated recruitment of Spir actin nucleators and myosin V motors to Rab11 vesicle membranes. eLife 5:e17523

Tittel J., Welz T., Czogalla A., Dietrich, S., Samol-Wolf A., Schulte M., Schwille P., Weidemann T., Kerkhoff E. (2015) Membrane targeting of the Spir/Formin actin nucleator complex requires a sequential handshake of polar interactions. J Biol Chem 290: 6428 – 6444.

Tobias Welz, Joel Welbounre Wood, and Eugen Kerkhoff (2014) Orchestration of cell surface proteins by Rab11. Trends in Cell Biology 24: 407-415

Sandra Pleiser, Muman Al Banchaabouchi, Annette Samol-Wolf, Domenika Farley, Tobias Welz, Joel Welbourne-Wood, Isabell Gehring, Jörn Linkner, Jan Faix, Markus Riemenschneider, Susanne Dietrich and Eugen Kerkhoff (2014) Enhanced fear Expression in Spir-1 actin organizer mutant mice. European Journal of Cell Biology 93: 225-237.

Kornelius Zeth, Markos Pechlivanis, Annette Samol, Sandra Pleiser, Clemens Vonrhein and Eugen Kerkhoff (2011) Molecular basis of actin nucleation factor cooperativity: crystal structure of the SPIR-1 KIND/FORMIN-2 FSI complex. The Journal of Biological Chemistry 286: 30732-9.

Sybille Pfender, Vitaliy Kuznetsov, Sandra Pleiser, Eugen Kerkhoff and Melina Schuh (2011) Spire-type actin nucleators cooperate with Formin-2 to drive asymmetric oocyte divisions. Current Biology 21: 955-60.

Markos Pechlivanis, Annette Samol and Eugen Kerkhoff (2009) Identification of a short Spir interaction sequence at the C-terminal end of formin-subgroup proteins. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 284: 25324-25333.

Margot E. Quinlan and Eugen Kerkhoff (2008) Actin nucleation: bacteria get in-Spired. Nature Cell Biology, 16: 13-15.

Margot E. Quinlan, Susanne Hilgert, Anaid Mees, R. Dyche Mullins and Eugen Kerkhoff (2007) Regulatory interactions between two actin nucleators, Spire and Cappuccino. The Journal of Cell Biology, 179: 117-128.

Margot E. Quinlan, John Heuser, Eugen Kerkhoff, and R. Dyche Mullins (2005) Drosophila Spir is an actin nucleation factor. Nature, 433: 382-388.

Francesca Ciccarelli, Peer Bork, and Eugen Kerkhoff (2003) The KIND module, a signalling domain evolved from the C-lobe of the protein kinase fold. TIBS, 28: 349-352.

Eugen Kerkhoff, Jeremy C. Simpson, Cornelia B. Leberfinger, Ines M. Otto, Tobias Doerks, Peer Bork, Ulf R. Rapp, Thomas Raabe, and Rainer Pepperkok (2001) The Spir actin organizers are involved in vesicle transport processes. Current Biology, 11: 1963-1968.

Ines M. Otto, Thomas Raabe, Ulrike E.E. Rennefahrt, Peer Bork, Ulf R. Rapp, and Eugen Kerkhoff (2000) The p150-Spir protein provides a link between JNK function and actin reorganization. Current Biology, 10: 345-348.

Eugen Kerkhoff and Ulf R. Rapp (1997) Induction of cell proliferation in quiescent NIH 3T3 cells by oncogenic c-Raf-1. Mol. Cell. Biol. 17: 2576-2586.

Eugen Kerkhoff and Edward B. Ziff (1995) Cyclin D2 and Ha-Ras transformed rat embryo fibroblasts exhibit a novel deregulation of cell size control and early S phase arrest in low serum. EMBO J. 14: 1892-1903.

Eugen Kerkhoff, Klaus Bister and Karl Heinz Klempnauer (1991) Sequence specific DNA binding by Myc proteins. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 88: 4323-4327.