Selected Publications

Bahl H, Dürre P (eds) (2001) Clostridia: Biotechnology and Medical Applications. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany

Dürre P (2001) From Pandora's box to cornucopia: clostridia - a historical perspective. In: Bahl H, Dürre P (eds) Clostridia: Biotechnology and Medical Applications, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp 1-17

Thormann K, Dürre P (2001) Orf5/SolR: a transcriptional repressor of the sol operon of Clostridium acetobutylicum?. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 27: 307-313

Dürre P, Böhringer M, Nakotte S, Schaffer S, Thormann K, Zickner B (2002) Transcriptional regulation of solventogenesis in Clostridium acetobutylicum. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 4: 295-300

Schaffer S, Isci N, Zickner B, Dürre P (2002) Changes in protein synthesis and identification of proteins specifically induced during solventogenesis in Clostridium acetobutylicum. Electrophoresis 23: 110-121

Thormann K, Feustel L, Lorenz K, Nakotte S, Dürre P (2002) Control of butanol formation in Clostridium acetobutylicum by transcriptional activation. J Bacteriol 184: 1966-1973

Dürre P, Friedrich B (2003) Regulatory Networks in Prokaryotes, Horizon Scientific Press, Wymondham, UK

Zickner B, Böhringer M, Nakotte S, Schaffer S, Thormann K, Dürre P (2003) Multiple levels of regulation of solventogenesis in Clostridium acetobutylicum. In: Dürre P, Friedrich B (eds) Regulatory Networks in Prokaryotes, Horizon Scientific Press, Wymondham, UK, pp 128-132

Dürre P, Hollergschwandner C (2004) Initiation of endospore formation in Clostridium acetobutylicum. Anaerobe 10: 69-74

Brüggemann H, Henne A, Hoster F, Liesegang H, Wiezer A, Strittmatter A, Hujer S, Dürre P, Gottschalk G (2004) The complete genome sequence of Propionibacterium acnes, a commensal of human skin. Science 305: 671-673

Dürre P (2004) Solventogenesis by clostridia. In: Nakano MM, Zuber P (eds) Strict and Facultative Anaerobes. Medical and Environmental aspects, Horizon Bioscience, Wymondham, UK, pp 329-342

Dürre P (2005) Handbook on Clostridia, CRC Press-Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA

Schaffer S, Thormann K, Hujer S, Dürre P (2005) Quantitative proteome analysis of clostridia. In: Dürre P (ed) Handbook on Clostridia, CRC Press-Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, pp 21- 36

Treuner-Lange A, Dürre P (2005) Clostridial potassium transport systems. In: Dürre P (ed) Handbook on Clostridia, CRC Press-Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, pp 277-286

Dürre P (2005) Sporulation in clostridia (genetics). In: Dürre P (ed) Handbook on Clostridia, CRC Press-Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, pp 659-669

Dürre P (2005) Formation of solvents in clostridia. In: Dürre P (ed) Handbook on Clostridia, CRC Press-Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, pp 671-693

Theys J, Pennington O, Dubois L, Landuyt W, Anné J, Burke P, Anlezark G, Dürre P, Wouters BG, Minton NP, Lambin P (2006) Repeated systemic treatment cycles of Clostridium-directed enzyme prodrug therapy results in sustained anti-tumour effects in vivo. Br J Cancer 95: 1212-1219

Dürre P (2007) Clostridia. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences 2007. doi:10.1002/9780470015902. a0020370

Girhard M, Schuster S, Dietrich M, Dürre P, Urlacher VB (2007) Cytochrome P450 monooxygenase from Clostridium acetobutylicum: a new a-fatty acid hydroxylase. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 362: 114-119

Dürre P (2007) Biobutanol: an attractive biofuel. Biotechnol J 2: 1525-1534

Dürre P (2008) Fermentative butanol production. Bulk chemical and biofuel. In: Wiegel J, Maier RJ, Adams MWW  (eds) Incredible Anaerobes. From Physiology to Genomics to Fuels, Ann NY Acad Sci 1125: 353-362

Dürre P, Bahl H (2008) Kraftstoff aus dem Bioreaktor. BIOforum 31: 27-29

Dürre P (2009) The genus Clostridium. In: Goldman E, Green LH (eds) Practical Handbook of Microbiology, 2nd ed., CRC Press-Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, pp. 339-353

Dürre P (2009) Metabolic networks in Clostridium acetobutylicum: interaction of sporulation, solventogenesis and toxin formation. In: Brüggemann H, Gottschalk G (eds) Clostridia. Molecular Biology in the Post-genomic Era, Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK, pp. 215-227

Dürre P (2009) Biotech Genomics - Genome-based Analysis of Biotechnologically Relevant Prokaryotes (ed) J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 16, issue 1-2

Köpke M, Hujer S, Dürre P (2009) Klimaschutz durch innovative Biotechnologie. Laborwelt 10, Nr. 6, 16-17

Köpke M, Held C, Hujer S, Liesegang H, Wiezer A, Wollherr A, Ehrenreich A, Liebl W, Gottschalk G, Dürre P (2010) Clostridium ljungdahlii represents a microbial production platform based on syngas. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107: 13087-13092

Schiel B, Dürre P (2010) Clostridium. In: Flickinger MC (ed) Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology: Bioprocess, Bioseparation, and Cell Technology, Vol. 3, John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, pp. 1701-1715

Electronic version: doi 10.1002/9780470054581.eib236

Köpke M, Dürre P (2011) Production of biobutanol. In: Luque R, Campelo J, Clark J (eds) Handbook of Biofuels Production, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Abbington, Cambridge, UK, pp. 221-257

Grimmler C, Janssen H, Krauße D, Fischer R-J, Bahl, H, Dürre P, Liebl W, Ehrenreich A (2011) Genome-wide gene expression analysis of the switch between acidogenesis and solventogenesis in continuous cultures of Clostridium acetobutylicum. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 20: 1-15

Dürre P (2011) Ancestral sporulation initiation. Mol Microbiol 80: 584-587

Dürre P (2011) Fermentative production of butanol – the academic perspective. Curr Op Biotechnol 22: 331-336

Köpke M, Noack S, Dürre P (2011) The Past, Present, and Future of Biofuels – Biobutanol as promising alternative. In: dos Santos Bernardes MA (ed) Biofuel Production – Recent Developments and Prospects, Intech, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 451-486

Saad NY, Schiel B, Brayé M, Heap JT, Minton NP, Dürre P, Becker HD (2012) Riboswitch (T-box)-mediated control of tRNA-dependent amidation in Clostridium acetobutylicum rationalizes gene and pathway redundancy for asparagine and asparaginyl-tRNAAsn synthesis. J Biol Chem 287: 20382-20394

Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Dürre P (2012) Pathway engineering and synthetic biology using acetogens. FEBS Lett 586: 2192-2198

Dürre P (2013) Technische Alkohole und Ketone. In: Sahm H, Antranikian G, Stahmann K-P, Takors R (eds) Industrielle Mikrobiologie, Springer Spektrum, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 71-89

May A, Fischer R-J, Thum SM, Schaffer S, Verseck S, Dürre P, Bahl H (2013) A modified pathway for the production of acetone in Escherichia coli. Metab Eng 15: 218-225

Köpke M, Straub M, Dürre P (2013) Clostridium difficile is an autotrophic bacterial pathogen. PLoS ONE 8: e62157, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062157

Bengelsdorf F, Straub M, Dürre P (2013) Bacterial synthesis gas (syngas) fermentation. Environ Technol 34: 1639-1651

Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Montoya J, Linder S, Dürre P (2013) Butanol fermentation. Environ Technol 34: 1691-1710

Poehlein A, Hartwich K, Krabben P, Ehrenreich A, Liebl W, Dürre P, Gottschalk G, Daniel R (2013) Complete genome sequence of the solvent producer Clostridium saccharobutylicum NCP262 (DSM 13864). Genome Announc 1: e00997-13, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00997-13

Köpke M, Hill RE, Jensen RO, Dürre P (2014) Production of biobutanol, from ABE to syngas fermentation. In: Lu X (ed) Biofuels: From Microbes to Molecules, Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK, pp. 137-162

Dürre P (2014) Systems Biology of Clostridium. Imperial College Press, London, UK

Götz P, Reuss M, Arndt A, Dürre P (2014) Metabolic and regulatory networks in Clostridium acetobutylicum. In: Dürre P (ed) Systems Biology of Clostridium, Imperial College Press, London, UK, pp. 1-20

Straub M, Demler M, Weuster-Botz D, Dürre P (2014) Selective enhancement of autotrophic acetate production with genetically engineered Acetobacterium woodii. J Biotechnol 178: 67-72

Dürre P (2014) Physiology and sporulation in Clostridium. Microbiol Spectrum 2: TBS-0010-2012. doi:10.1128/microbiolspec.TBS-0010-2012

Poehlein A, Krabben P, Dürre P, Daniel R (2014) Complete genome sequence of the solvent producer Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum DSM 14923. Genome Announc 2: e01056-14, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01056-14

Lauber J, Handrick R, Leptihn S, Dürre P, Gaisser S (2015) Expression of the functional recombinant human glycosyltransferase GalNAcT2 in Escherichia coli. Microb Cell Fact 14: doi 10.1186/s12934-014-0186-0

Dürre P, Eikmanns BJ (2015) C1-carbon sources for chemical and fuel production by microbial gas fermentation. Curr Op Biotechnol 35: 63-72

Dürre P (2015) Clostridium. In: Goldman E, Green LH (eds) Practical Handbook of Microbiology, 3rd ed., CRC Press-Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, pp. 467-485

Poehlein A, Riegel K, König SM, Leimbach A, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Genome sequence of Clostridium sporogenes DSM 795T, an amino acid-degrading, nontoxic surrogate of neurotoxin-producing Clostridium botulinum. Standards Gen Sci 10:40. doi 10.1186/s40793-015-0016-y

Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Gottschalk G, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Complete genome sequence of Rnf- and cytochrome-containing autotrophic acetogen Clostridium aceticum DSM 1496. Genome Announc 3: e00786-15, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00786-15

Poehlein A, Montoya Solano JD, Bengelsdorf FR, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Draft genome sequence of the purine-degrading Clostridium cylindrosporum HC-1 (DSM 605). Genome Announc 3(4): e00917-15, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00917-15

Gabris C, Bengelsdorf FR, Dürre P (2015) Analysis of the key enzymes of butyric and acetic acid fermentation in biogas reactors. Microb Biotechnol 8: 865-873, doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12299

Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Draft genome sequence of the purine-degrading Gottschalkia purinilyticum WA1, DSM 1384 (formerly Clostridium purinilyticum). Genome Announc 3(5): e01088-15, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01088-15

Poehlein A, Cebulla M, Ilg MM, Bengelsdorf FR, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Whited G, Andreesen JR, Gottschalk G, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) The complete genome sequence of Clostridium aceticum: a missing link between Rnf- and cytochrome-containing autotrophic acetogens. mBio 6(4): e01168-15, doi:10.1128/mBio.01168-15

Beck MH, Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Draft genome sequence of the strict anaerobe Clostridium homopropionicum LuHBu1 (DSM 5847). Genome Announc 3(5): e01112-15, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01112-15

Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR, Esser C, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Complete genome sequence of the type strain of the acetogenic bacterium Moorella thermoacetica DSM 521T. Genome Announc 3(5): e01159-15, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01159-15

Bengelsdorf FR, Poehlein A, Esser C, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Complete genome sequence of the acetogenic bacterium Moorella thermoacetica DSM 2955T. Genome Announc 3(5): e01157-15, doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01157-15

Dürre P (2015) Clostridia. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester. doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020370.pub2

Bengelsdorf FR, Poehlein A, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015) Genome sequence of the acetogenic bacterium Oxobacter pfennigii DSM 3222T. Genome Announc 3(6):e01408-15. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01408-15

Mock J, Zheng Y, Mueller AP,  Ly S, Tran L, Segovia S, Nagaraju S, Köpke M, Dürre P, Thauer RK (2015) Energy conservation associated with ethanol formation from H2 and CO2 in Clostridium autoethanogenum involving electron bifurcation. J Bacteriol 197: 2965-2980

Abubackar HN, Bengelsdorf FB, Dürre P, Veiga MC, Kennes C (2016) Improved operating strategy for continuous fermentation of carbon monoxide to fuel-ethanol by clostridia. Appl Ener 169: 210-217

Hoffmeister S, Gerdom M, Bengelsdorf FR, Linder S, Flüchter S, Öztürk H, Blümke W, May A, Fischer R-J, Bahl H, Dürre P (2016) Acetone production with metabolically engineered strains of Acetobacterium woodii. Metab Eng 36: 37-47

Beck MH, Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR,  Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R,  Dürre P (2016) Draft genome sequence of the strict anaerobe Clostridium neopropionicum X4, DSM 3847T. Genome Announc 4(2):e00209-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00209-16

Dürre P (2016) Butanol formation from gaseous substrates. FEMS Microbiol Lett, 363(6): fnw040. doi: 10.1093/femsle/fnw040

Flüchter S, Poehlein A, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2016) Genome sequence of the poly-3-hydroxybutyrate producer Clostridium acetireducens DSM 10703. Genome Announc 4(6):e01399-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01399-16

Bengelsdorf FR, Poehlein A, Linder S, Erz C, Hummel T, Hoffmeister S, Daniel R, Dürre P (2016) Industrial acetogenic biocatalysts: a comparative metabolic and genomic analysis. Front Microbiol 7:1036. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01036

Bengelsdorf FR, Poehlein A, Flitsch SK, Linder S, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Stegmann BA, Krabben P, Green E, Zhang Y, Minton N, Dürre P (2016) Clostridium acetobutylicum, C. beijerinckii and related organisms. In: Handbook of Biotechnology, Wittmann, Liao (eds), pp.327-364. doi:10.1002/9783527807796.ch9