Erika Kothe

Prof. Dr. Erika Kothe

Phone: +49 3641 949291 Email:


Current Projects

Nuclear identity and nuclear migration in Schizophyllum commune

Communication between bacteria and fungi by secondary metabolites

Former Projects

Expression and localization of G-protein coupled pheromone receptor Bar2 in the basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune

Induction of tetrachloroethene respiration in Sulfurospirillum multivorans

Regulation of cell wall integrity signalling by mitogen-activated protein kinase MpkA in Aspergillus fumigatus

Expression control and biosynthesis of dehalogenating enzymes from anaerobic soil bacteria in response to the interaction with aerobic halogenating fungi

A surface hydrophobin in ectomycorrhiza interaction

Microbial interactions relevant for the fitness of Nicotiana attenuata in the native environment

Phosphatidylinositol (PI) signaling in basidiomycete S. commune


Wagner K, Krause K, David A, Kai M, Jung EM, Sammer D, Kniemeyer O, Boland W, Kothe E (2015) Influence of zygomycete-derived D'orenone on IAA signaling in Tricholoma-spruce ectomycorrhiza. Environ Microbiol , Details PubMed

Wagner K, Linde J, Krause K, Gube M, Koestler T, Sammer D, Kniemeyer O, Kothe E (2015) Tricholoma vaccinum host communication during ectomycorrhiza formation. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 91(11), Details PubMed

Schütze E, Klose M, Merten D, Nietzsche S, Senftleben D, Roth M, Kothe E (2014) Growth of streptomycetes in soil and their impact on bioremediation. J Hazard Mater 267, 128-135. Details PubMed

Erdmann S, Freihorst D, Raudaskoski M, Schmidt-Heck W, Jung EM, Senftleben D, Kothe E (2012) Transcriptome and functional analysis of mating in the basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune. Eukaryot Cell 11(5), 571-589. Details PubMed

Ohm RA, de Jong JF, Lugones LG, Aerts A, Kothe E, Stajich JE, de Vries RP, Record E, Levasseur A, Baker SE, Bartholomew KA, Coutinho PM, Erdmann S, Fowler TJ, Gathman AC, Lombard V, Henrissat B, Knabe N, Kües U, Lilly WW, Lindquist E, Lucas S, Magnuson JK, Piumi F, Raudaskoski M, Salamov A, Schmutz J, Schwarze FW, vanKuyk PA, Horton JS, Grigoriev IV, Wösten HA (2010) Genome sequence of the model mushroom Schizophyllum commune. Nat Biotechnol 28(9), 957-963. Details PubMed

Walter A, Erdmann S, Bocklitz T, Jung EM, Vogler N, Akimov D, Dietzek B, Rösch P, Kothe E, Popp J (2010) Analysis of the cytochrome distribution via linear and nonlinear Raman spectroscopy. Analyst 135(5), 908-917. Details PubMed

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