Peer reviewed Publikationen

  1. Laverde, D., Probst, I., Romero-Saavedra, F., Kropec, A., Wobser, D., Keller, W., Grohmann, E., Huebner, J. Targeting type IV secretion system proteins to combat multiresistant Gram-Positive pathogens. (2017). J. Infect. Dis. (in press)

  2. Garaiyurrebaso, O., Garbisu, C., Blanco, F., Lanzén, A., Martín, I., Epelde, L., Becerril, J.M., Jechalke, S., Smalla, K., Grohmann, E., Alkorta, I. Long-term effects of aided phytostabilization on microbial communities of metal-contaminated mine soil. (2017). FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 93(3). pii: fiw252. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiw252.

  3. Kohler, V., Probst, I., Aufschnaiter, A., Büttner, S., Schaden, L., Rechberger, G.N., Koraimann, G., Grohmann, E., Keller, W. Conjugative type IV secretion in Gram-positive pathogens: TraG, a lytic transglycosylase and endopeptidase, interacts with translocation channel protein TraM. (2017). Plasmid 91:9-18. doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2017.02.002.

  4. Anjum, R., Grohmann, E., Krakat, N. Anaerobic digestion of nitrogen rich poultry manure: Impact of thermophilic biogas process on metal release and microbial resistances. (2017). Chemosphere 168:1637-1647. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.11.132

  5. Probst, I., Vaishampayan, A., Küchler, V., Grohmann, E. Selbst regenerierende antimikrobielle Oberflächenbeschichtung tötet multiresistente Krankheitserreger. (2016). Invited Article for Flugmedizin Tropenmedizin Reisemedizin 23(5):14–17.

  6. Grohmann, E. Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Brantl, S. DNA-binding proteins regulating pIP501 transfer and replication. (2016). Invited Review for Research Topic "Modulating prokaryotic lifestyle by DNA-binding proteins" hosted by Dr(s) Manuel Espinosa, Antonio Juárez, Tatiana Venkova in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, section Molecular Recognition. Front. Mol. Biosci. 11.8.2016. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2016.00042

  7. Fercher, C., Probst, I., Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Arends, K., Grohmann, E., Meyer, N.-H., Zangger, K., Keller, W. VirB8-like protein TraH is crucial for DNA transfer in Enterococcus faecalis (2016). Sci. Rep. 6:24643. doi: 10.1038/srep24643.

  1. Fiedler, S., Bender, J.K., Klare, I., Halbedel, S., Grohmann, E., Szewzyk, U., Werner, G. Tigecycline resistance in clinical isolates of Enterococcus faecium is mediated by an up‑regulation of plasmid-encoded tetracycline determinants tet(L) and tet(M). (2015). J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 71(4):871-881. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv420.

  2. Jechalke, S., Broszat, M., Lang, F., Siebe, C., Smalla, K., Grohmann E. Effects of 100 years wastewater irrigation on resistance genes, class 1 integrons and IncP-1 plasmids in Mexican soil. (2015). Front. Microbiol. 6:163. eCollection 2015. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00163. 

  3. Guridi, A., Diederich, A.-K., Aguila Arcos, S., Garcia Moreno, M., Blasi, R., Broszat, M., Schmieder, W., Clauss, E., Sakinc-Gueler, T., Andrade, R., Alkorta, I., Meyer, C., Landau, U., Grohmann, E. New antimicrobial contact catalyst killing antibiotic resistant clinical and waterborne pathogens. (2015). Mater. Sci. Eng. C Mater. Biol. Appl. 50:1-11.doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2015.01.080.

  4. Wobser, D., Ali, L., Grohmann, E., Huebner, J., and Sakinc, T. A novel role for D-alanylation of lipoteichoic acid of Enterococcus faecalis in urinary tract infection (2014). PLOS ONE 9(10):e107827doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107827.

  5. Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Eder, M., Hofer, G., Fercher, G., Arends, K., Birner-Gruenberger, R., Grohmann, E., and Keller, W. Structure of the double stranded DNA binding type IV secretion protein TraN from Enterococcus. (2014). Acta Cryst. Section D, Biological Crystallography, 70(9):2376-2389. doi:10.1107/S1399004714014187.

  6. Yamaguchi, N., Roberts, M., Castro, S., Oubre, C., Makimura, K., Leys, N., Grohmann, E., Sugita, T., Ichijo, T., and Nasu, M. Microbial monitoring of crewed habitats in space - current status and future perspectives. (2014). (Invited Review) Microbes Environ. 29(3):250-260. doi:10.1264/jsme2.ME14031.

  7. Broszat, M., Nacke, H., Blasi, R., Siebe, C., Hübner, J., Daniel, R., Grohmann, E. Wastewater irrigation increases abundance of potentially harmful Gammaproteobacteria in soils from Mezquital Valley, Mexico (2014). Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(17):5282-5291. doi:10.1128/AEM.01295-14

  8. Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Arends, K., Keller, W., and Grohmann, E. (2014). Conjugation in Gram-positive bacteria. Microbiol. Spectrum 2(4): PLAS-0004-2013. doi:10.1128/microbiolspec. PLAS-0004-2013.

  9. Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Fercher, C., Arends, K., Birner-Gruenberger, D., Laverde-Gomez, D., Huebner, J., Grohmann, E., and Keller, W. The type IV secretion protein TraK from the Enterococcus conjugative plasmid pIP501 exhibits a novel fold. (2014). Acta Cryst. Section D 70(4):1124-1135, doi:10.1107/S1399004714001606:

  10. Arends, K., Celik, E.-K., Probst, I., Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Fercher, C., Grumet, L., Soellue, C., Abajy, M.Y., Sakinc, T., Broszat, M., Schiwon, K., Koraimann, G., Keller, W. and Grohmann, E. TraG encoded by the pIP501 type IV secretion system is a two domain peptidoglycan degrading enzyme essential for conjugative transfer. (2013). J. Bacteriol. 195(19):4436-4444. 

  11. Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Arends, K., Keller, W., and Grohmann, E. Conjugative Type IV Secretion in Gram-positive bacteria. (2013). Plasmid (Invited Review) 70(3):289-302.

  12. Werner, G., Coque, T. N., Franz, C. M. A. P., Grohmann, E., Hegstad, K., Jensen, L., Sundsfjord, A., van Schaik, W., Weaver, K., and Willems, R.J. Antibiotic resistant Enterococci - tales of a resistance gene trafficker. (2013). Invited Review for Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 303:360-379.

  13. Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Grumet, L., Arends, K., Pavkov-Keller, T., Gruber, C., Birner-Gruenberger, R., Kropec-Huebner, A., Huebner, J., Grohmann E., and Keller, W. The 2.5 Å structure of the Enterococcus conjugation protein TraM resembles VirB8 type IV secretion proteins. (2013). J. Biol. Chem. 288(3):2018-2028.

  14. Gössweiner-Mohr, N., Grumet, L., Pavkov-Keller, T., Birner-Gruenberger, R., Grohmann, E., and Keller, W. Crystallization and preliminary structure determination of the transfer protein TraM from the Gram-positive conjugative plasmid pIP501. (2013). Acta Crystallographica Struct Biol Cryst Commun. Section F 69(Pt 2):178-183.

  15. Schiwon, K., Arends, K., Preschan, K., Sakinc, T., Hahn, S., van Houdt, R., Werner, G., and Grohmann, E. Comparison of antibiotic resistance, biofilm formation and conjugative transfer of Staphylococcus and Enterococcus isolates from International Space Station (ISS) and Antarctic base Concordia. (2013). Microb. Ecol. 65(3):638-651.

  16. Dalkmann, P., Broszat, M., Siebe, C., Willaschek, E., Sakinc, T., Huebner, J., Amelung, W., Grohmann, E., and Siemens J. Correction: Accumulation of pharmaceuticals, Enterococcus, and resistance genes in soils irrigated with wastewater for zero to 100 years in Central Mexico. (2012). PLOS ONE 7(12).

  17. Dalkmann, P., Broszat, M., Willaschek, E., Sakinc, T., Huebner, J., Siebe, C., Amelung, W., Grohmann, E., and Siemens, J. Accumulation of pharmaceuticals, Enterococcus, and resistance genes in soils irrigated with wastewater for zero to 100 years in Central Mexico. (2012). PLOS ONE 7(9):e45397.

  18. Gössweiner-Mohr, N., Fercher, C., Abajy, M.Y., Grohmann, E., and Keller, W. Crystallization and preliminary structure determination of the putative transfer protein TraN from Gram-positive conjugative plasmid pIP501. (2012). Acta Cryst. Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. Section F 68(11):1402-1405.

  19. Arends, K., Schiwon, K., Sakinc, T., Huebner, J., and Grohmann, E. A GFP-labeled monitoring tool to quantify conjugative plasmid transfer between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. (2012). Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(3):895-899.

  20. Anjum, R., Grohmann, E., and Malik A. Exogenous isolation of conjugative plasmids from pesticide contaminated soil. (2012). World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 28(2):567-574.

  21. Levantesi, C., Briancesco, F., Bonadonna, L., Grohmann, E., Toze, S., and Tandoi, V. Salmonella in surface and drinking water: occurrence and waterborne transmission. (2012). Food Research International. Invited Review Special Issue 45(2):587-602.

  22. Kropec, A., Sava, I. G., Vonend, C., Sakinc, T., Grohmann, E., and Huebner, J. Identification of SagA as a novel vaccine target for the prevention of Enterococcus faecium infections. (2011). Microbiology 157(12):3429-3434.

  23. Theilacker, C., Sava, I., Sanchez-Carballo, P., Bao, Y., Kropec, A., Grohmann, E., Holst, O., and Huebner, J. Deletion of the glycosyltransferase bgsB of Enterococcus faecalis leads to a complete loss of glycolipids from the cell membrane and to impaired biofilm formation. (2011). BMC Microbiology 11(1):67.

  24. Anjum, R., Grohmann, E., and Malik, A. Molecular characterization of conjugative plasmids in pesticide tolerant and multi-resistant bacterial isolates from contaminated alluvial soil. (2011). Chemosphere 84(1):175-181.

  25. Levantesi, C., La Mantia, R., Masciopinto, C., Böckelmann, U., Ayuso-Gabella, M. N., Salgot, M., Tandoi, V., Van Houtte, E., Wintgens, T., and Grohmann E. Quantification of pathogenic microorganisms and microbial indicators in three wastewater reclamation and managed aquifer recharge facilities in Europe. (2010). Sci. Total Environ. 408(21):4923-4930.

  26. Braun, B., Böckelmann, U., Grohmann, E., and Szewzyk, U. Bacterial soil communities affected by water repellency. (2010). Geoderma. 158(3-4):343-351.

  27. Rangrez, A.Y., Abajy, M.Y., Keller, W., Shouche, Y., and Grohmann, E. Biochemical characterization of three putative ATPases from a new type IV secretion system of Aeromonas culicicula plasmid pAC3249A. (2010). BMC Biochemistry 11:10.

  28. Grohmann, E. Conjugative transfer of the integrative and conjugative element ICEBs1 from B. subtilis likely initiates at the donor cell pole. (2010). Guest commentary. J. Bacteriol. 192(1):23-25.

  29. Grohmann, E. Autonomous plasmid-like replication of Bacillus ICEBs1: a general feature of integrative conjugative elements? (2010). MicroCommentary Mol. Microbiol. 75(2):261-263.

  30. Borgo, F., Ricci, G., Arends, K., Schiwon, K., Grohmann, E., and fortina M.G. Evaluation of plasmid content and tetracycline resistance conjugative transfer in Enterococcus italicus strains of dairy origin. (2009). Curr. Microbiol. 59 (3):261-266.

  31. Böckelmann, U., Dörries, H.-H., Ayuso-Gabella, M. N., Salgot de Marçay, M., Tandoi, V., Levantesi, C., Masciopinto, C., Van Houtte, E., Szewzyk, U., Wintgens, T., and Grohmann, E. Quantitative real-time PCR monitoring of bacterial pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes in three European artificial groundwater recharge systems. (2009). Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75(1):154-163.

  32. Ansari, M. I., Grohmann, E., and Malik, A. Conjugative plasmids in multi-resistant bacterial isolates from Indian soil. (2008). J. Appl. Microbiol. 104(6):1774-1781.

  33. Fortina, M. G., Ricci, G., Borgo, F., Manachini, P. L., Arends, K., Schiwon, K., Abajy, M. Y., and Grohmann, E. A survey on biotechnological potential and safety of the novel Enterococcus species of dairy origin, E. italicus. (2008). Int. J. Food Microbiol. 123(3):204-211.

  34. Malik, A., Celik, E.-K., Bohn, C., Boeckelmann, U., Knobel, K., and Grohmann, E. Molecular detection of conjugative plasmids and antibiotic resistance genes in anthropogenic soils from Germany and India. (2008). FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 279(2):207-216.

  35. Abajy, M. Y., Kopec, J., Schiwon, K., Burzynski, M., Döring, M., Bohn, C., and Grohmann, E. A type IV-secretion-like system (T4SLS) is required for conjugative DNA transport of plasmid pIP501 with broad host range in Gram positive bacteria. (2007). J. Bacteriol.189:2487-2496.

  36. Schaumann, G. E., Braun, B., Kirchner, D., Rotard, W., Szewzyk, U., and Grohmann, E. Influence of biofilms on the water repellency of urban soil samples. (2007). Hydrological Processes (special issue on water repellency) 21(17): 2276-2284.

  37. Alexandrino, M., Grohmann, E., Szewzyk, R., and Szewzyk, U. Application of culture-independent methods to assess the microbial purification efficiency of subsurface flow constructed wetlands. (2007). Water Sci. Technol. 56(3): 217-222.

  38. Kurenbach, B., Kopeć, J., Mägdefrau, M, Andreas, K., Keller, W., Bohn, C., Abajy, M. Y., and Grohmann, E. The TraA relaxase autoregulates the putative type IV secretion-like system encoded by the broad-host-range Streptococcus agalactiae plasmid pIP501. (2006). Microbiology 152(3):637-645.

  39. Braun, B., Böckelmann, U., Grohmann, E., Szewzyk, U. Polyphasic characterization of the bacterial community in an urban soil profile with in situ and culture dependent methods. (2006). Appl. Soil. Ecol. 31(3):267-279.
  40. Jäger, F., Grohmann, E., Schaumann, G.E. H NMR relaxometry in natural humous soil samples: Insights in microbial effects on relaxation time distributions. (2006). Plant and Soil 280(1-2):209-222.

  41. Kopeć, J., Bergmann, A., Fritz, G., Grohmann, E., Keller, W. TraA and its N-terminal relaxase domain of the Gram-positive plasmid pIP501 show specific oriT binding and behave as dimers in solution. (2005). Biochem. Journal 387(2):401-409.

  42. Alexandrino, M., Grohmann, E., Szewzyk, U. Optimization of PCR based methods for rapid detection of pathogens in wastewater samples. (2004). Wat. Res. 38(5):1340-1346.

  43. Kurenbach, B., Bohn, C., Prabhu, J., Abudukerim, M., Szewzyk, U., Grohmann, E. Intergeneric transfer of the Enterococcus faecalis plasmid pIP501 to Escherichia coli and Streptomyces lividans and sequence analysis of its tra region. (2003). Plasmid 50:86-93.

  44. Böckelmann, U., Szewzyk, U., Grohmann, E. A new enzymatic method for the detachment of particle associated soil bacteria. (2003). J. Microbiol. Methods 55(1):201-211.

  45. Grohmann, E., Muth, G., Espinosa, M. Conjugative plasmid transfer in gram-positive bacteria. (2003). Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. 67(2):277-301.

  46. Kurenbach, B., Grothe, D., Farías, M. E., Szewzyk, U., Grohmann, E. The tra-region of the conjugative plasmid pIP501 is organized in an operon with the first gene encoding the relaxase. (2002). J. Bacteriol. 184:1801-1805.

  47. Smalla, K., Krogerrecklenfort, E., Heuer, H., Dejonghe, W., Top, E., Osborn, M., Niewint, J., Tebbe, C., Barr, M., Bailey, M., Greated, A., Thomas, C., Turner, S., Young, P., Nikolakopoulou, D., Karagouni, A., Wolters, A., van Elsas, J. D., Dronen, K., Sandaa, R., Borin, S., Prabhu, J., Grohmann, E., Sobecky, P. PCR-based detection of mobile genetic elements in total community DNA. (2000). Microbiology 146:1256-1257.

  48. Grohmann, E., Guzmán, L., Espinosa, M. Mobilisation of the streptococcal pMV158: interactions of MobM protein with its cognate oriT DNA region. (1999). Mol. Gen. Genet. 261:707-715.

  49. Farías, M. E., Grohmann, E., Espinosa, M. Expression of the mobM gene of the streptococcal plasmid pMV158 in Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis. (1999). FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 176:403-410.

  50. Grohmann, E., Moscoso, M., Zechner, E.L., del Solar, G., Espinosa, M. In vivo definition of the functional origin of leading strand replication on the lactococcal plasmid pFX2. (1998). Mol. Gen. Genet. 260:38-47.

  51. Zechner, E.L., Prueger, H., Grohmann, E., Espinosa, M., Hoegenauer, G. Specific cleavage of chromosomal and plasmid DNA strands in Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria can be detected in vitro with nucleotide resolution. (1997). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 94:7435-7440.

  52. Grohmann, E., Zechner, E.L., Espinosa, M. Determination of specific DNA strand discontinuities with nucleotide resolution in exponentially growing bacteria harbouring rolling circle-replicating plasmids. (1997). FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 152:363-369.

  53. Grohmann, E., Stanzer, T., Schwab, H. The ParB nuclease encoded by the RP4 par region is a Ca2+ dependent nuclease linearizing circular DNA substrates. (1997). Microbiology 143:3889-3898.

  54. Jensen, R.B., Grohmann, E., Schwab, H., Diaz-Orejas, R., Gerdes, K. Comparison of ccd of F, parDE of RP4, and parD of R1 using a novel conditional replication control system of plasmid R1. (1995). Mol. Microbiol. 17:211-220.

  55. Eberl, L., Kristensen, C., Givskov, M., Grohmann, E., Gerlitz, M., Schwab, H. Analysis of the multimer resolution system encoded by the parCBA operon of broad-host-range plasmid RP4. (1994). Mol. Microbiol. 12:131-142.

  56. Haigermoser, C., Chen, G.Q., Grohmann, E., Hrabak, O., Schwab, H. Stabilization of plasmid vectors by the partitioning function of broad-host-range plasmid RP4. (1993). J. Biotechnol. 28:291-299. 


    Further Publications

  57. Landau, U., Meyer, C., Grohmann, E. AGXX – Beitrag der Oberflächentechnik zur Vermeidung von Biofilmen. (2017). Invited Article for Galvanotechnik (submitted)

  58. Grohmann, E., Meyer, C., Landau, U. Der Kontakt Katalysator AGXX tötet multiresistente klinische Staphylokokken und Enterokokken. (2015). M·O·T - Medizinisch-Orthopädische Technik, Sonderheft MRSA, pp. 62-64.

  59. Böckelmann, U., Dörries, H.-H., Szewzyk, U., Grohmann, E. Quantitative PCR monitoring of bacterial pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes in the artificial groundwater recharge systems Torreele, Sabadell and Nardo. Final Dissemination Workshop on Water Reclamation and Aquifer Recharge, 5.-6.9.2008, Maribor, Slovenia. In Water Reclamation and Aquifer Recharge, IEI (Institute for Ecological Engineering), Maribor, Slovenia, pp. 48-49. ISBN: 978-961-238-954-3.

  60. Grohmann, E. Plasmidtransfer in Gram-positiven Bakterien: ein neuer Typ IV-Sekretionsmechanismus? BIOspektrum 3/2004, p. 282.

  61. Farías, M.E., Ruiz-Maso, J.A., Grohmann, E., Guzmán, L., Espinosa, M. Mechanisms of DNA-bound proteins in prokaryotes. Plasmid pMV158 encodes two proteins with nicking-closing activities: RepB, the initiator of replication, and MobM, involved in mobilisation. (2001). In Fundación Juan March (ed.), Mechanisms of DNA-bound proteins in prokaryotes, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain, p. 63-64.

  62. Grohmann, E., Eberl, L., Kristensen, C., Schwab, H. Plasmid stability in Gram-negative bacteria: Molecular structure and function of the partitioning system of the broad-host-range plasmid RP4. Proceedings of the Sixth European Congress on Biotechnology, Florence, Italy, June 1994, p. 199-202.

    Buchkapitel und Mitherausgabe von Büchern

  63. Grohmann, E., Vaishampayan, A. (2017). Book chapter: Techniques to study biofilms and their characterization: Microscopy to advanced imaging systems in vitro and in situ. In Microbial Biofilms in Plant and Soil Health: Fundamentals and current research. Iqbal Ahmad. Editor. Wiley-Blackwell press, New Jersey, USA (in press)

  64. Broszat, M., Grohmann, E. (2017). Book chapter: Antimicrobial resistance spread mediated by wastewater irrigation: the Mezquital Valley case study. In Antimicrobial Resistance in the Wastewater Treatment Process. Patricia Keen & Raphaël Fugère. Editors. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NJ, USA (in press)

  65. Goessweiner-Mohr, N., Arends, K., Keller, W., Grohmann, E. (2015). Book chapter: Conjugation in Gram-Positive Bacteria. In Plasmids - Biology and Impact in Biotechnology and Discovery. Marcelo E. Tolmasky, Juan C. Alonso Editors. doi:10.1128/microbiolspec.PLAS-0004-2013. ASM Press, Washington, D.C.

  66. Broszat, M., Grohmann, E. (2014). Book chapter and co-editor: Spread of antibiotic resistance in the environment: Impact on human health. In Environmental Deterioration and Human Health: Natural and Anthropogenic Determinants. Abdul Malik, Elisabeth Grohmann, Rais Akhtar Editors. ISBN 978-94-007-7890-0. Springer press, New York

  67. Broszat, M., Grohmann, E. (2014). Book chapter: Horizontal gene transfer
    in biofilm and planktonic modes.
    In Antibiofilm agents: from
    diagnosis to treatment and prevention. Iqbal Ahmad,
    Kendra Rumbaugh Editors. ISBN 978-3-642-53832-2. Springer press, New York

  68. Grohmann, E. (2013). Book chapter and co-editor: Conjugative plasmids in anthropogenic soils. In Management of Microbial Resources in the Environment. Abdul Malik, Elisabeth Grohmann, Madalena Alves Editors. ISBN 978-94-007-5931-2. Springer press, New York

  69. V. Tandoi, C. Levantesi, S. Toze, U. Böckelmann, M. Divizia, N. Ayuso, M. Salgot, R. La Mantia, E. Grohmann. (2012). Book chapter: Water quality analysis – microbiological hazards. In Advances in Water Reclamation Technologies for Safe Managed Aquifer Recharge: Christian Kazner, Thomas Wintgens, Peter Dillon Editors. ISBN: 9781843393443. IWA Publishing, London, UK

  70. Grohmann, E. (2011). Book chapter: Horizontal gene transfer between bacteria under natural conditions. In Microbes and Microbial Technology: Agricultural and Environmental Applications: Iqbal Ahmad, Farah Ahmad, John Pichtel Editors. ISBN 978-1-4419-7930-8, e-ISBN 978-1-4419-7931-5. Springer New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

  71. Grohmann, E., Arends, K. (2011). Book chapter and co-editor: Molecular detection of resistance and transfer genes in environmental samples. In Environmental Protection Strategies for Sustainable Development. Abdul Malik and Elisabeth Grohmann Editors. Springer press, New York, ISBN: 978-94-007-1590-5

  72. Ansari, M.I., Schiwon, K., Malik, A., Grohmann, E. (2011). Book chapter and co-editor: Biofilm formation by environmental bacteria. In Environmental Protection Strategies for Sustainable Development. Abdul Malik and Elisabeth Grohmann Editors. Springer press, New York, ISBN: 978-94-007-1590-5

  73. Malik, A., Rahman, M., Ansari, M.I., Masood, F., Grohmann, E. (2011). Book chapter and co-editor: Environmental Protection Strategies: An Overview. In Environmental Protection Strategies for Sustainable Development. Abdul Malik and Elisabeth Grohmann Editors. Springer press, New York, ISBN: 978-94-007-1590-5

  74. Grohmann, E. (2006). Book chapter: Mating cell-cell channels in conjugating bacteria. (2006). In Cell-Cell Channels. Baluska, F., Volkmann, D., and Barlow, P.W., Editors. Landes Biosciences, Georgetown, Texas, pp. 21-38. ISBN: 1-58706-065-5

    Manuskripte unter Begutachtung und in Vorbereitung


  75. Lüneberg, K., Prado-Pano, B., Broszat, M., Dalkmann, P., Diaz, D., Huebner, J., Amelung, W., Lopez-Vidal, Y., Siemens, J., Grohmann, E., Siebe, C. Mobility of antibiotics through preferential water flow paths and its relation to occurrence of resistance genes in wastewater irrigated soil (submitted)

  76. Clauss-Lendzian, E., Vaishampayan, A., de Jong, A., Landau, U., Meyer, C., Kok, J., Grohmann, E. Stress response of a clinical Enterococcus faecalis isolate subjected to a novel antimicrobial surface coating (submitted)

  77. Garaiyurrebaso, O., Blanco, F., Martin, I., Jechalke, S., Smalla, K., Garbisu, C., Grohmann, E., Alkorta, I. Competitive fitness of bacterial transconjugants from heavy metal contaminated mine soils (submitted)

  78. Grohmann, E., Keller, W. Muth, G. Book chapter: Mechanisms of conjugative transfer by Gram-positive bacteria. In Type IV Secretion in Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria in the series “Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology” (CTMI) by Springer press (in preparation)

  79. Grohmann, E., Christie, P.J., Waksman, G., Backert, S. Type IV Secretion in Gram-negative and Gram-positive Bacteria (themed MicroReview for Molecular Microbiology) (in preparation)



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