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2021 Raiza N.A. Maia, David Ehrenberg, Sabine Oldemeyer, Esther Knieps-Grünhagen, Ulrich Krauss, Joachim Heberle. 2021. Real-Time Tracking of Proton Transfer from the Reactive Cysteine to the Flavin Chromophore of a Photosensing Light Oxygen Voltage Protein. J Am Chem Soc. 143:12535-12542.
  Ulrich Krauss. 2021. Insulating proteins drop by drop. Nat Chem Biol. 17:934-936.
  Katrin Röllen, Joachim Granzin, Alina Remeeva, Mehdi D. Davari, Thomas Gensch, Vera V. Nazarenko, Kirill Kovalev, Andrey Bogorodskiy, Valentin Borshchevskiy, Stefanie Hemmer, Ulrich Schwaneberg, Valentin Gordeliy, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Reu Batra-Safferling, Ivan Gushchin, Ulrich Krauss. 2021. The molecular basis of spectral tuning in blue- and red-shifted flavin-binding fluorescent proteins. J Biol Chem. 296:100662.
  Gizem Ölçücü, Oliver Klaus, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Thomas Drepper, Ulrich Krauss. 2021. Emerging solutions for in vivo biocatalysts immobilization: tailor-made catalysts for industrial biocatalysis. ACS Sus Chem & Eng. 9: 8919-8945.
  Vladimir Arinkin, Joachim Granzin, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Dieter Willbold, Renu BatraSafferling. 2021. Structural determinants underlying the adduct lifetime in the LOV proteins of Pseudomonas putida. FEBS J. 288:4955-4972.
  Kira Küsters, Martina Pohl, Ulrich Krauss, Gizem Ölçücü, Sandor Albert, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Wolfgang Wiechert, Marco Oldiges. 2021 Construction and comprehensive characterization of an EcLDCc-CatIB set-varying linkers and aggregation inducing tags. Microb Cell Fact. 20:49.
  Vladimir A. Aleksenko, Deepak Anand, Alina Remeeva, Vera V. Nazarenko, Valentin Gordeliy, KarlErich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss, Ivan Gushchin. 2021. Phylogeny and Structure of Fatty Acid Photodecarboxylases and Glucose-Methanol-Choline Oxidoreductases. Catalysts 2020, 10(9), 1072;
2020 Olga Chernomor, Lena Peters, Judith Schneidewind, Anita Loeschcke, Esther Knieps-Grünhagen, Fabian Schmitz, Erik von Lieres, Roger-Jan Kutta, Vera Svensson, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Thomas Drepper, Arndt von Haeseler, Ulrich Krauss. 2020. Complex evolution of light-dependent protochlorophyllide oxidoreductases in aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs: origin, phylogeny and function. Mol Biol Evol. msaa234.
  Vera D. Jäger, Robin Lamm, Kira Küsters, Gizem Ölçücü, Marco Oldiges, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Jochen Büchs, Ulrich Krauss. 2020. Catalytically-active inclusion bodies for biotechnologygeneral concepts, optimization, and application. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 104:7313-7329.

Robin Lamm, Vera D. Jäger, Benedikt Heyman, Christoph Berg, Christin Cürten, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Jochen Büchs. 2020 Detailed small-scale characterization and scaleup of active YFP inclusion body production with Escherichia coli induced by a tetrameric coiled coil domain. J Biosci Bioeng. 129: 730-740. 

2019 Judith Schneidewind, Frank Krause, Marco Bocola, Andreas M. Stadler, Mehdi D. Davari, Ulrich Schwaneberg, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2019. Consensus model of a cyanobacterial lightdependent protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase in its pigment-free apo-form and photoactive ternary complex. Commun Biol. 2:351.
  Vera V. Nazarenko, Akina Remeeva, Anna Yudenko, Kirill Kovalev, Anton Dubenko, Ivan M. Goncharov, Pavel Kuzmichev, Andrey V. Rogachev, Pavel Buslaev, Valentin Borshchevskiy, Alexey Mishin, Gaurao V. Dhoke, Ulrich Schwaneberg, Mehdi D. Davari, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss, Valentin Gordeliy, Ivan Gushchin. 2019. A thermostable flavin-based fluorescent protein from Chloroflexus aggregans: a framework for ultra-high resolution structural studies. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2019. 18: 1793-1805.
  Andreas M. Stadler, Judith Schneidewind, Michaela Zamponi, Esther Knieps-Grünhagen, Samira Gholami, Ulrich Schwaneberg, Ivan Rivalta,  Marco Garavelli, Mehdi D. Davari, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2019. Ternary Complex Formation and Photoactivation of a Photoenzyme Results in Altered Protein Dynamics. J Phys Chem B. 123:7372-7384.
  Vera D Jäger, Maja Piqueray, Selina Seide, Martina Pohl, Wolfgang Wiechert, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2019. An Enzymatic 2‐Step Cofactor and Co‐Product Recycling Cascade towards a Chiral 1,2‐Diol. Part II: Catalytically Active Inclusion Bodies. Adv. Synth. Catal. 361: 2616-2626

Vera D. Jäger, Ramona Kloß, Alexander Grünberger, Selina Seide, Doris Hahn, Tobias Karmainski, Maja Piqueray, Jochen Embruch, Stefanie Longerich, Ursula Mackfeld, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Wolfgang Wiechert, Martina Pohl, Ulrich Krauss. 2019. Tailoring the properties of (catalytically)-active inclusion bodies. Microbial Cell Factories. 18:33


Ramona Kloß, Tobias Karmainski, Vera D. Jäger, Doris Hahn, Alexander Grünberger, Meike Baumgart, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Wolfgang Wiechert, Martina Pohl. 2018. Tailor-made catalytically active inclusion bodies for different applications in biocatalysis. Catal. Sci. Technol. 22: 5816-5826


Ramona Kloß, Michael H. Limberg, Ursula Mackfeld, Doris Hahn, Alexander Grünberger, Vera D. Jäger, Ulrich Krauss, Marco Oldiges, Marina Pohl. 2018. Catalytically active inclusion bodies of L-lysine decarboxylase from E. coli for 1,5-diaminopentane production. Sci Rep. 8:5856


Timo Fettweiss, Katrin Röllen, Joachim Granzin, Oliver Reiners, Stephan Endres, Thomas Drepper, Dieter Willbold, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Renu Batra-Safferling, Ulrich Krauss. 2018. Mechanistic basis of the fast dark recovery of the short LOV protein DsLOV from Dinoroseobacter shibae. Biochemistry. 57: 4833-4847


Vera D. Jäger, Robin Lamm, Ramona Kloß, Eugen Kaganovitch, Alexander Grünberger, Martina Pohl, Jochen Büchs, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2018. A synthetic reaction cascade implemented by colocalization of two proteins within catalytically active inclusion bodies. ACS Synth Biol. 7:2282-2295


Benita Kopka, Katrin Magerl, Anton Savitsky, Mehdi D. Davari, Katrin Röllen, marco Bocola, Bernhard Dick, Ulrich Schwaneberg, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2017. Electron transfer pathways in a light oxygen, voltage (LOV) protein devoid of the photoactive cysteine. Sci Rep. 7:13346


Ulrich Krauss, Vera D. Jäger, Martin Diener, Martina Pohl, Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2017. Catalytically-active inclusion bodies-Carrier-free protein immobilizates for application in biotechnology and biomedicine. J Biotechnol. pii: S0168-1656(17)30196-7.


Marco Kaschner, Oliver Schillinger, Timo Fettweiss, Christina Nutschel, Frank Krause, Alexander Fulton, Birgit Strodel, Andreas Stadler, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2017. A combination of mutational and computational scanning guides the design of an artificial ligand-binding controlled lipase. Sci Rep. 2017 7: 42592.


Vladimir Arinkin, Joachim Granzin, Katrin Röllen, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Dieter Willbold, Renu Batra-Safferling. 2017. Structure of a LOV protein in apo-state and implications for construction of LOV-based optical tools. Sci Rep. 7: 42971.

2016 Davari, M.D., Kopka, B., Wingen, M., Bocola, M., Drepper, T., Jaeger, K.-E., Schwaneberg, U., Krauss, U. (2016). Photophysics of the LOV-based fluorescent protein variant iLOVQ489K determined by simulation and experiment. J. Phys. Chem. B, 120:3344-3352. doi: 10.1021
  Röllen, K., Granzin, J., Panwalkar, V., Arinkin, V., Rani, R., Hartmann, R., Krauss, U., Jaeger, K.-E., Willbold, D., Batra-Safferling, R. (2016). Signaling States of a Short Blue-Light Photoreceptor Protein PpSB1-LOV Revealed from Crystal Structures and Solution NMR Spectroscopy. J Mol Biol. 428:3721-3736.
  Stadler, A.M., Knieps-Grünhagen, E., Bocola, M., Lohstroh, W., Zamponi, M., Krauss, U. (2016). Photoactivation Reduces Side-Chain Dynamics of a LOV Photoreceptor. Biophys J. 110:1064-1074.

Andreas Stadler, Esther Knieps-Grünhagen, Marco Bocola, Wiebke Lohstroh, Michaela Zamponi, Ulrich Krauss. 2016. Photoactivation Reduces Side-Chain Dynamics of a LOV Photoreceptor. Biophys. J, 110:1064-74.


Martin Diener, Benita Kopka, Martina Pohl M, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2016. Fusion of a coil-coiled domain facilitates the high-level production of catalytically-active enzyme inclusion bodies. ChemCatChem, 8:142-152.


Marco Bocola, Ulrich Schwaneberg, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2015. Light-induced structural changes in a short light, oxygen, voltage (LOV) protein revealed by molecular dynamics simulations – implications for the understanding of LOV photoactivation. Front Mol Biosci. 2:00055, doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2015.00055.  


Stephan Endres , Joachim Granzin , Franco Circolone , Andreas Stadler , Ulrich Krauss, Thomas Drepper, Vera Svensson, Esther Knieps-Grünhagen, Astrid Wirtz, Anneliese Cousin, Petra  Tielen, Dieter Willbold, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Renu Batra-Safferling. 2015. Structure and function of a short LOV protein from the marine phototrophic bacterium Dinoroseobacter shibae. BMC Microbiology. 15:30.


Benita Kopka, Martin Diener, Astrid Wirtz, Martina Pohl, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Ulrich Krauss. 2015. Purification and simultaneous immobilization of Arabidopsis thaliana hydroxynitrile lyase using a family 2 carbohydrate-binding module. Biotechnol J. 10: 811-9.


Thomas Drepper, Horst Funken, Achim Heck, Filip Kovacic, Ulrich Krauss, Jörg Pietruszka. 2014. Special Issue dedicated to Karl-Erich Jaeger on the occasion of his 60th birthday. J Biotechnol. 191:1-2.


Marco Kaschner, Anita Loeschcke, Judith Krause, Minh Buy Quang, Achim Heck, Stephan Endres, Vera Svensson, Astrid Wirtz, Arndt von Haeseler, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Thomas Drepper and Ulrich Krauss. 2014. Discovery of the first light-dependent protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase in anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria. Mol Microbiol. 93:1066-78.


Marcus Wingen, Janko Potzkei, Stephan Endres, Giorgia Casini, Christian Rupprecht, Christoph Fahlke, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Thomas Drepper and Thomas Gensch. 2014. The photophysics of LOV-based fluorescent proteins--new tools for cell biology. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 13:875-83.


Raj Rani, Katrin Jentzsch, Justin Lecher, Rudolf Hartmann, Dieter Willbold, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Ulrich Krauss. 2013. Conservation of dark recovery kinetic parameters and structural features in the pseudomonadaceae "short" light, oxygen, voltage (LOV) protein family: implications for the design of LOV-based optogenetic tools. Biochemistry. 52: 4460-73.

  Kathrin Emmi Scholz, Benita Kopka, Astrid Wirtz, Martina Pohl, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Ulrich Krauss. 2013. Fusion of a flavin-based fluorescent protein to hydroxynitrile lyase from Arabidopsis thaliana improves enzyme stability. Appl Environ Microbiol. 79: 4727-33.


Jenifer Chow, Filip Kovačić, Antonia Dall Antonia, Ulrich Krauss, Francesco Fersini, Christel Schmeisser, Benjamin Lauinger, Patrick Bongen, Jörg Pietruszka, Marlen Schmidt, Ina Menyes, Uwe Bornscheuer, Marrit Eckstein, Oliver Thum, Andreas Liese, Jochen Mueller-Dieckmann, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Wolfgang R. Streit. 2012. The metagenome-derived enzymes LipS and LipT increase the diversity of known lipases. PLoS One. 7:e47665.


Katrin Emmi Scholz, Daniel Okrob, Benita Kopka, Alexander Grünberger, Martina Pohl, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Ulrich Krauss. 2012 Synthesis of chiral cyanohydrins by recombinant Escherichia coli cells in a micro-aqueous reaction system. Appl Environ Microbiol. 78:5025-7.


Franco Circolone, Joachim Granzin, Katrin Jentzsch, Thomas Drepper, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Dieter Willbold, Ulrich Krauss and Renu Batra-Safferling. 2012. Structural basis for the slow dark recovery of a full-length LOV protein from Pseudomonas putida. J Mol Biol. 417:362-74.


Thomas Drepper, Ulrich Krauss, Sonja Meyer zu Berstenhorst, Jörg Pietruszka and Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2011. Lights on and action! Controlling microbial gene expression by light. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 90:23-40.


Ulrich Krauss, Thomas Drepper and Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2011. Enlightened enzymes: strategies to create novel photoresponsive proteins. Chemistry. 17:2552-60.


Ulrich Krauss, Vera Svensson, Astrid Wirtz, Esther Knieps-Grünhagen and Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2011. Cofactor trapping, a new method to produce flavin mononucleotide. Appl Environ Microbiol. 77:1097-100.


Ulrich Krauss, Jeeyeon Lee, Stephen J. Benkovic and Karl-Erich Jaeger 2010. LOVely enzymes - towards engineering light-controllable biocatalysts. Microb Biotechnol. 3:15-23.


Ivana Leščić Ašler, Nives Ivić, Filip Kovačić, Sabrina Schell, Janina Knorr, Ulrich Krauss, Susanne Wilhelm, Biserka Kojić-Prodić and Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2010. Probing enzyme promiscuity of SGNH hydrolases. Chembiochem. 11:2158-67.


Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Thorsten Eggert. 2010. Rapid sequence scanning mutagenesis using in silico oligo design and the Megaprimer PCR of whole plasmid method (MegaWHOP). Methods Mol Biol. 634:127-35


Yifen Tang, Zhen Cao, Elsa Livoti, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Wolfgang Gärtner, and Aba Losi. 2010. Interdomain signalling in the blue-light sensing and GTP-binding protein YtvA: a mutagenesis study uncovering the importance of specific protein sites, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 9:47-56


Ulrich Krauss, Jeeyeon Lee, Stephen J. Benkovic, Karl-Erich Jaeger, 2010. LOVely enzymes – towards engineering light-controllable biocatalysts. (Review) Microbial. Biotech. 3:15-23


Ulrich Krauss, Bui Quang Minh, Aba Losi, Wolfgang Gärtner, Thorsten Eggert, Arndt von Haeseler and Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2009. The distribution and phylogeny of light, oxygen, voltage (LOV) blue-light signaling proteins in the three kingdoms of life. J. Bacteriol. 191:7234-42


Katrin Jentzsch, Astrid Wirtz, Franco Circolone, Thomas Drepper, Aba Losi, Wolfgang Gärtner, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Ulrich Krauss. 2009. Mutual exchange of kinetic properties by extended mutagenesis in two short LOV domain proteins from Pseudomonas putida. Biochemistry. 48:10321-33.


Debarati Paul, Neha Rastogi, Ulrich Krauss, Michael Schlömann, Gunjan Pandey, Janmejay Pandey, Anuradha Ghosh and Rakesh Kumar Jain. 2008. Diversity of ‘benzenetriol dioxygenase’ involved in p-nitrophenol degradation in soil bacteria. Indian J. Microbiol. 48: 279-286


Valentina Buttani, Aba Losi, Thorsten Eggert, Ulrich Krauss, Karl-Erich Jaeger, Zhen Cao, Wolfgang Gärtner. 2007. Conformational analysis of the blue-light sensing protein YtvA reveals a competitive interface for LOV-LOV dimerization and interdomain interactions. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 6:41-9.


Thomas Drepper, Franco Circolone, Achim Heck, Ulrich Krauss and Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2007. Bakterien sehen Blau – Neues über LOV-Photorezeptoren. BIOspektrum 04: 361-3


Thomas Drepper, Thorsten Eggert, Franco Circolone, Achim Heck, Ulrich Krauss, Jan-Karl Guterl, Marion Wendorff, Aba Losi, Wolfgang Gärtner and Karl-Erich Jaeger. 2007. Reporter proteins for in vivo fluorescence without oxygen. Nat. Biotechnol. 25:443-5.


Ulrich Krauss and Thorsten Eggert. 2005. insilico.mutagenesis: a primer selection tool designed for sequence scanning applications used in directed evolution experiments. Biotechniques 39:679-82.


Ulrich Krauss, Aba Losi, Wolfgang Gärtner, Karl-Erich Jaeger and Thorsten Eggert. 2005. Initial characterization of a blue-light sensing, phototropin-related protein from Pseudomonas putida: a paradigm for an extended LOV construct. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7:2804-11.

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