EU Seventh Framework Programme, Initial Training Networks
Marine nanobiotechnology: Manganese oxide-containing core-shell materials
formed by proteins from marine organisms for biomedical and environmental applications
Contract no.: 286059

Publications ( CoreShell project)

X.H. Wang, M. Wiens, M. Divekar, V.A. Grebenjuk, H.C. Schröder, R. Batel and W.E.G. Müller: Isolation and characterization of a Mn(II)-oxidizing Bacillus strain from the demosponge Suberites domuncula. Mar. Drugs 9, 1-28 (2011)

X.H. Wang, X.T. Fan, H.C. Schröder and W.E.G. Müller: Flashing light in sponges through their siliceous fiber network: a new strategy of "neuronal transmission" in animals. Chinese Sci. Bull. 57, 3300-3311 (2012).

H.C. Schröder, X.H. Wang, M. Wiens, B. Diehl-Seifert, K. Kropf, U. Schloßmacher and W.E.G. Müller: Silicate modulates the cross-talk between osteoblasts (SaOS-2) and osteoclasts (RAW 264.7 cells): inhibition of osteoclast growth and differentiation. J. Cell. Biochem. 113, 3197-3206 (2012).

W.E.G. Müller, X.H. Wang, V.A. Grebenjuk, M. Korzhev, M. Wiens, U. Schloßmacher and H.C. Schröder: Common genetic denominators for Ca++-based skeleton in Metazoa: Role of osteoclast-stimulating factor and of carbonic anhydrase in a calcareous sponge". PLoS ONE 7, e34617 (2012).

H.C. Schröder, X.H. Wang, A. Manfrin, S.H. Yu, V.A. Grebenjuk, M. Korzhev, M. Wiens, U. Schloßmacher and W.E.G. Müller: Silicatein: acquisition of structure-guiding and structure-forming properties during maturation from the pro-silicatein to the silicatein form. J. Biol. Chem. 287, 22196-22205 (2012).

W.E.G. Müller, X.H. Wang, V.A. Grebenjuk, M. Korzhev, M. Wiens, U. Schloßmacher and H.C. Schröder: Nocturnin in the demosponge Suberites domuncula: a potential circadian clock protein controlling glycogenin synthesis in sponges. Biochem. J. 448, 233–242 (2012).

X.H. Wang, H.C. Schröder, K. Wang, J.A. Kaandorp and W.E.G. Müller: Genetic, biological and structural hierarchies during sponge spicule formation: From soft sol-gels to solid 3D silica composite structures. Soft Matter 8, 9501-9518 (2012).

W.E.G. Müller, H.C. Schröder, S. Muth, S. Gietzen, M. Korzhev, V. Grebenjuk, M. Wiens, U. Schloßmacher and X.H. Wang: The silicatein-propeptide acts as inhibitor/modulator of self-organization during spicule axial filament formation. FEBS J. 280, 1693-1708 (2013).

X.H. Wang, U. Schloßmacher, S.F. Wang, H.C. Schröder, M. Wiens, R. Batel and W.E.G. Müller: From nanoparticles via microtemplates and milliparticles to deep-sea nodules: biogenically driven mineral formation. Front. Mater. Sci. 6, 97-115 (2012). 

X.H. Wang, H.C. Schröder, U. Schloßmacher, L. Jiang, M. Korzhev and W.E.G. Müller: Biosilica aging: From enzyme-driven gelation via syneresis to chemical/biochemical hardening. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1830, 3437-3446 (2013).

W.E.G. Müller, E. Mugnaioli, H.C. Schröder, U. Schloßmacher, M. Giovine, U. Kolb and X.H. Wang: Hierarchical composition of the axial filament from spicules of the siliceous sponge Suberites domuncula: From biosilica-synthesizing nanofibrils to structure- and morphology-guiding triangular stems. Cell Tissue Res. 351, 49-58 (2013).

W.E.G. Müller, X.H. Wang, Y.W. Guo and H.C. Schröder: Potentiation of the cytotoxic activity of copper by polyphosphate on biofilm-producing bacteria: A bioinspired approach. Mar. Drugs 10, 2369-2387 (2012).

X.H. Wang, U. Schloßmacher, H.C. Schröder and W.E.G. Müller: Biologically-induced transition of bio-silica sol to mesoscopic gelatinous flocs: a biomimetic approach to a controlled fabrication of bio-silica structures. Soft Matter 9, 654-664 (2013).

W.E.G. Müller, X.H. Wang, P. Proksch, C.C. Perry, R. Osinga, J. Garderes and H.C. Schröder: Principles of biofouling protection in marine sponges. Design of novel biomimetic and bioinspired coatings in the marine environment? Mar. Biotechnol., in press (2013).

W.E.G. Müller, H.C. Schröder, Z. Burghard, D. Pisignano and X.H. Wang: Silicateins: a paradigm shift in bioinorganic chemistry. Enzymatic synthesis of inorganic polymeric silica. Chem. Eur. J. 19, 5790-5804 (2013).

W.E.G. Müller, X.H. Wang, K. Jochum and H.C. Schröder: Self-healing, an intrinsic property of biomineralization processes. IUBMB Life 65, 382-396 (2013).

X.H. Wang, L. Gan, H.C. Schröder and W.E.G. Müller: Paradigm shift in bioinorganic chemistry: Enzymatic polycondensation reaction of silica in siliceous sponges. Prog. Chem. 25, 435-445 (2013).