Enzymatic hydrolysis of polyethylene terephthalate films in an ultrafiltration membrane reactor

In: Journal of Membrane Science 194:182–187

Tn7-Based Device for Calibrated Heterologous Gene Expression in Pseudomonas putida

In: ACS Synth. Biol., 2015, 4 (12), pp. 1341–1351

Plastic waste as a novel substrate for Industrial Biotechnology

In: Microbial Biotechnology, 2015, 8, Thematic Issue: Fungal Biotechnology, 900–903

Microbial biotechnology addressing the plastic waste disaster

In: Microbial Biotechnology 2017

ISBN: 17517915

Let´s talk about flux or the importance of (intracellular) reaction rates

In: Microbial Biotechnology Vol. 10.1 2017 (p. 28 - 30)

Rhamnolipids: Production, Performance, and Application

  • Dr. Stephan Thies
  • Michaela Müller
  • MSc Lora Tsvetanova
  • Dr. Laura Carraresi
  • Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring
  • Prof. Dr. Karl-Erich Jaeger
  • Prof. Lars M. Blank
  • Till Tiso

In: Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology, Springer International Publishing, 2017

ISBN: 9783319314211

Biocatalysis as a green route for recycling the recalcitrant plastic polyethylene terephthalate

In: Microbial Biotechnology Vol.10, 2017 (p.6)

ISBN: 17517915

Microbial enzymes for the recycling of recalcitrant petroleum-based plastics: how far are we?

In: Microbial Biotechnology Vol. 10, 2017 (p.15)

ISBN: 17517915

Biogenesis of Medium-Chain-Length Polyhydroxyalkanoates

In: Biogenesis of Fatty Acids, Lipids and Membranes, p. 1 - 25

ISBN: 9783319436760

Shedding light on the black box models of the cell

In: Microbial Biotechnology (January 2017), 43 - 45

ISBN: 17517915

Properties of alternative microbial hosts used in synthetic biology: towards the design of a modular chassis

In: Portland Press (2016)

Interim report on scientific dissemination and exploitation of results incl. risk assessment, ethical, societal, and intellectual property aspects

In: Deliverable D8.4 (public report)

To be, or not to be biodegradable... that is the question for the bio-based plastics

In: Microbial Biotechnology (2016), 9 (5), 652 – 657

Recycling of poly(ethylene terephthalate) – A review focusing on chemical methods

  • Björn Geyer
  • Prof. Dr. Günter Lorenz
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Kandelbauer

In: eXPRESS Polymer Letters Vol.10, No.7 (2016) 559–586

Microplastics profile along the Rhine River

  • Thomas Mani
  • Armin Hauk
  • Ulrich Walter
  • Patricia Burkhardt-Holm

In: Scientific Reports

Initial Data Management Plan

In: Deliverable D8.3 (public report)

Prospects for microbiological solutions to environmental pollution with plastics

  • Martin C. Krueger
  • Hauke Harms
  • Dietmar Schlosser


Phenotypic knockouts of selected metabolic pathways by targeting enzymes with camel derived nanobodies (VHHs)

In: Metab. Eng. 30:40-48.

Non-pathogenic Pseudomonas as platform for industrial biocatalysis.

In: Industrial Biocatalysis. Peter Grunwald (ed.)

ISBN: 9789814463881

Project overview presentation


Smart polyhydroxyalkanoate nanobeads by protein based functionalization

In: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, Vol. 11 (4)

A synthetic tunable amplifying genetic circuit in E. coli

In: ACS Synth. Biol. 4(5):577-84

Ca2+ and Mg2+ binding site engineering increases the degradation of polyethylene terephthalate films by polyester hydrolases from Thermobifida fusca

In: Biotechnology Journal 10:592–598

Effect of hydrolysis products on the enzymatic degradation of polyethylene terephthalate nanoparticles by a polyester hydrolase from Thermobifida fusca

In: Biochemical Engineering Journal 93:222-228

A holistic view of polyhydroxyalkanoate metabolism in Pseudomonas putida

In: Environmental Microbiology

Enzymatic surface treatment of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB), and poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) (PHBV)

In: Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology

Structural and functional studies on a thermostable polyethylene terephthalate degrading hydrolase from Thermobifida fusca

In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 98:7815-7823

Synthetic polyester-hydrolyzing enzymes from thermophilic actinomycetes

In: Advances in Applied Microbiology 89:267-305

Near-Infrared fluorescence imaging as an alternative to bioluminescent bacteria to monitor biomaterial-associated infections

In: Acta Biomaterialia, Vol. 10 (7)

Functional characterization and structural modeling of synthetic polyester-degrading hydrolases from Thermomonospora curvata

In: AMB Express 4:44

A second chromosomal copy of the catA gene endows Pseudomonas putida mt-2 with an enzymatic safety valve for excess of catechol

In: Environ. Microbiol. 16(6):1767-78

Conversion of post consumer polyethylene to the biodegradable polymer polyhydroxyalkanoate

In: Applied microbiology and biotechnology 98; 4223-4232

Turbidimetric analysis of the enzymatic hydrolysis of polyethylene terephthalate nanoparticles

In: Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic 103:72-78

PHACOS, a functionalized bacterial polyester with bactericidal activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

In: Biomaterials, Vol. 35 (1)

Resource-efficient Ireland – Biodegradable Plastic from Farm-waste Plastic

In: EPA STRIVE report

ISBN: 9781840954913

Swapping of phasin modules to optimize the in vivo immobilization of proteins to medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate granules in Pseudomonas putida

In: Biomacromolecules, Vol. 14 (9)


In: Reactive and Functional Polymers 73:1327

Conversion of waste resources to biodegradable polymers

In: Advances in Applied Microbiology Vol 84

ISBN: 00652164

Aerobic degradation of aromatic compounds

In: Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 24:1-12

Current progress on biobased polymers and their future trends.

In: Progress in Biomaterials. 2:8

Second-generation functionalized medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoates: the gateway to high-value bioplastic applications

In: International Microbiology, Vol. 16

Genome-wide transcriptional response of Fusarium graminearum to plant cell wall substrates

In: FEMS Microbiology Letters, 340, 129-134

The role of GlpR repressor in Pseudomonas putida KT2440 growth and PHA production from glycerol.

In: Environmental Microbiology, Vol. 15 (1)

Engineering of solvent-tolerant Pseudomonas putida S12 for bioproduction of phenol from glucose

In: Appl. Environ. Microbiol., Vol. 71

A high-throughput assay for enzymatic polyester hydrolysis activity by fluorimetric detection

In: Biotechnology Journal 7:1517–1521

Development of a bioprocess to convert PET derived terephthalic acid and biodiesel derived glycerol to medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate

In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 95(3):623-633

Membrane vesicle formation as multiple stress response mechanism enhances cell surface hydrophobicity and biofilm formation of Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E

In: Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78:6217-6224

The polyhydroxyalkanoate metabolism controls carbon and energy spillage in Pseudomonas putida

In: Environmental Microbiology, Vol. 14 (4)

The metabolic response of P. putida KT2442 producing high levels of polyhydroxyalkanoate under single- and multiple-nutrient-limited growth: Highlights from a multi-level omics approach

In: Microbial Cell Factories, Vol. 11

Alkanols and chlorophenols cause different physiological adaptive responses on the level of cell surface properties and membrane vesicle formation in Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E

In: Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 93:837-845

Process analysis of the conversion of styrene to biomass and medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate (mcl-PHA) in a two-phase bioreactor

In: Biotechnology and bioengineering 108:2447-2455

Medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate production by newly isolated Pseudomonas sp. TN301 from a wide range of poly- and monoaromatic hydrocarbons

In: J. Appl Microbiol 113:508-520

Growth independent rhamnolipid production from glucose using the non-pathogenic Pseudomonas putida

In: KT2440 Microbial Cell Factories , Vol. 10

A finely tuned regulatory circuit of the nicotinic acid degradation pathway in Pseudomonas putida

In: Environ. Microbiol. 13(7):1718-32

Enzymatic surface hydrolysis of PET: effect of structural diversity on kinetic properties of cutinases from Thermobifida

In: Macromolecules 44:4632–4640

Disruption of β-oxidation pathway in Pseudomonas putida KT2442 to produce new functionalized PHAs with thioester groups

In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Vol. 89 (5)

Hydrolysis of cutin by PET-hydrolases

In: Macromolecular Symposia 296:342–346

Enzymes for the biofunctionalization of poly(ethylene terephthalate)

In: Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology 125:97-120

Hydrolysis of cyclic poly(ethylene terephthalate) trimers by a carboxylesterase from Thermobifida fusca KW3

In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 87:1753-1764

Biochemical characterization of the cutinases from Thermobifida fusca

In: Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic 63:121-127

High level expression of a hydrophobic poly(ethylene terephthalate)-hydrolyzing carboxylesterase from Thermobifida fusca KW3 in Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)

In: Journal of Biotechnology 146:100-104

A preliminary crystallographic study of recombinant NicX, an Fe(2+)-dependent 2,5-dihydroxypyridine dioxygenase from Pseudomonas putida KT2440

In: Acta Crystallogr. Sect. F Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. 66(Pt 5):549-53

Metabolic flux analysis of a phenol producing mutant of Pseudomonas putida

In: Journal of Biotechnology , Vol. 143

Molecular basis of arabinobio-hydrolase activity in phytopathogenic fungi. Crystal structure and catalytic mechanism of Fusarium graminearum GH93 EXO-alpha-L-arabinanase

In: J. Biol. Chem. 284, 12285-12296.

Efficient hydrolysis of hemicellulose by a Fusarium graminearum xylanase blend produced at high levels in Escherichia coli

In: Bioresource Technology. 100, 845-850.

Up-Cycling of PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) to the Biodegradable Plastic PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoate)

In: Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:7696–7701

Deciphering the genetic determinants for aerobic nicotinic acid degradation: The nic cluster from Pseudomonas putida KT2440

In: PNAS. 105(32):11329-34

Gene expression in Fusarium graminearum grown on plant cell wall.

In: Fungal Genet. Biol. 45, 738-748

Transcriptome analysis of a phenol producing Pseudomonas putida

In: J. Bacteriol., Vol. 190

Biocatalytic surface modification of knitted fabrics made of poly(ethylene terephthalate) with hydrolytic enzymes from Thermobifida fusca KW3b

In: Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 26:357-364

Improvement of the conversion of polystyrene to polyhydroxyalkanoate through the manipulation of the microbial aspect of the process: A nitrogen feeding strategy for bacterial cells in a stirred tank reactor

In: J. Biotechnology. 132:283-286

Solvent-tolerant bacteria for biotransformations in two-phase fermentation systems

In: Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 74:961-973

Fusarium graminearum on plant cell wall: no fewer than 30 xylanase genes transcribed

In: Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 345, 959-966.

A two step chemo-biotechnological conversion of polystyrene to a biodegradable thermoplastic

In: Environmental Science and Technology. 40:2433-2437

Growth-phase dependent expression of the Pseudomonas putida KT2440 transcriptional machinery throughout the growth phase analyzed by means of a genome-wide microarray

In: Environ. Microbiol. 8(1):165-177

Diversity of the exoproteome of Fusarium graminearum grown on plant cell wall

In: Curr. Genet. 48, 366-379.

Prediction of the adaptability of Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E to a second phase of a solvent for economically sound two-phase biotransformations

In: Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71: 6606-6612

Genomic analysis of the aromatic catabolic pathways from Pseudomonas putida KT2440

In: Environ. Microbiol. 4(12):824-841

Mechanisms behind resistance of whole cells to toxic organic solvents

In: Trends Biotechnol. 12:409-415

Conversion of cis unsaturated fatty acids to trans, a possible mechanism for the protection of phenol-degrading Pseudomonas putida P8 from substrate toxicity

In: Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58:1847-1852