The following publications have hitherto been published within the SPP 2225 (names of PIs and SPP 2225-funded scientists in bold):


Fulde M, van Vorst K, Zhang K, Westermann A J, Busche T, Huei Y C, Welitschanski K, Froh I, Pägelow D, Plendl J, Pfarrer C, Kalinowski J, Vogel J, Valentin-Weigand P, Hensel M, Tedin K, Repnik U & Hornef M W (2021) SPI2 T3SS effectors facilitate enterocyte apical to basolateral transmigration of Salmonella-containing vacuoles in vivo , Gut Microbes, 13:1, 1973836.

Bennink S, Pradel G (2021) Vesicle dynamics during the egress of malaria gametocytes from the red blood cell. Mol Biochem Parasitol 243:111372.

Friedrich A, Beare PA, Schulze-Luehrmann J, Cordsmeier A, Pazen T, Sonnewald S, Lührmann A (2021) The Coxiella burnetii effector protein CaeB modulates endoplasmatic reticulum (ER) stress signalling and is required for efficient replication in Galleria mellonella. Cell Microbiol 23:e13305.

Striednig B, Lanner U, Niggli S, Katic A, Vormittag S, Brülisauer S, Hochstrasser R, Kaech A, Welin A, Flieger A, Ziegler U, Schmidt A, Hilbi H, Personnic N (2021) Quorum sensing governs a transmissive Legionella subpopulation at the pathogen vacuole periphery. EMBO Rep 27:e52972.


Vo KC, Günay-Esiyok Ö, Liem N, Gupta N (2020) The protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii encodes a gamut of phosphodiesterases during its lytic cycle in human cells. Comput Struct Biotechnol J 18:3861-3876.

Putrianti ED, Schmidt-Christensen A, Heussler V, Matuschewski K, Ingmundson A (2020) A Plasmodium cysteine protease required for efficient transition from the liver infection stage. PLoS Pathog 16:e1008891.

Röder J, Hensel M (2020) Presence of SopE and mode of infection result in increased Salmonella-containing vacuole damage and cytosolic release during host cell infection by Salmonella enterica. Cell Microbiol 22:e13155.

Bennink S, Pradel G (2020) Exit - Wirtszellaustritt intazellulärer Pathogene. Biospektrum 26:478-481.

Westman J, Walpole GWF, Kasper L, Xue BY, Elshafee O, Hube B, Grinstein S. (2020) Lysosome fusion maintains phagosome integrity during fungal infection . Cell Host Microbe 28:798-812.

Liffner B., Frölich S., Heinemann GK., Liu B., Dixon MWA., Gilberger TW, Wilson DW (2020) PfCERLI1 is a covered rhoptry associated protein essential for Plasmodium falciparum merozoite invasion of erythrocytes. Nat Commun 11:1411.

Burda PC, Crosskey T, Lauk K, Zurborg A, Söhnchen C, Liffner B, Wilcke L, Pietsch E, Strauss J, Jeffries CM, Svergun DI, Wilson DW, Wilmanns M, Gilberger TW (2020) Structure- Based Identification and Functional Characterization of a Lipocalin in the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum . Cell Rep 31:107817.

Sassmannshausen J, Pradel G, Bennink S. (2020) Perforin-Like Proteins of Apicomplexan Parasites. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 10:578883.

Sprenger M, Hartung TS, Allert S, Wisgott S, Niemiec MJ, Graf K, Jacobsen ID, Kasper L, Hube B (2020). Fungal biotin homeostasis is essential for immune evasion after macrophage phagocytosis and virulence. Cell Microbiol 22:e13197.


Flieger A, Frischknecht F, Häcker G, Hornef MW, Pradel G (2018) Pathways of host cell exit by intracellular pathogens. Microb Cell 5:525-544.

Haas A, Hensel M, Lührmann A, Rudel T, Saftig P, Schaible UE (2018) Intracellular compartments of pathogens: Highways to hell or stairways to heaven? Int J Med Microbiol 308:1-2.