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Beck MH, Flaiz M, Bengelsdorf FR., Dürre P. (eingereicht). Induced heterologous expression of the arginine deiminase pathway promotes growth advantages in the strict anaerobe Acetobacterium woodii.

Flüchter S, Follonier S, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Bengelsdorf FR, Zinn M, Dürre P (2019). Anaerobic production of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate)(PHB) and its precursor 3-hydroxybutyrate (3-HB) from synthesis gas by autotrophic clostridia. Biomacromolecules. in press. Doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.9b00342

Langer S G, Gabris C, Einfalt D, Wemheuer B, Kazda M, Bengelsdorf FR (2019). Different response of bacteria, archaea and fungi to process parameters in nine full‐scale anaerobic digesters. Microbial Biotechnology. in press. Doi:10.1111/1751-7915.13409

Bengelsdorf FR, Beck MH, Erz C, Hoffmeister S, Karl MM, Riegler P, Wirth S, Poehlein A, Weuster-Botz D, Dürre, P (2018). Bacterial anaerobic synthesis gas (syngas) and CO2+ H2 fermentation. Advances in Applied Microbiology, 103, 143-221. Doi:10.1016/bs.aambs.2018.01.002

Takors R, Kopf M, Mampel J, Blümke W, Blombach B, Eikmanns B, Bengelsdorf FR, Weuster-Botz D, Dürre, P (2018). Using gas mixtures of CO, CO2 and H2 as microbial substrates: the do’s and don’ts of successful technology transfer from laboratory to production scale. Microbial Biotechnology, 11:606-625. Doi:10.1111/1751-7915.13270

Bengelsdorf FR, Dürre, P. (2017). Gas fermentation for commodity chemicals and fuels. Microbial Biotechnology, 10: 1167-1170. Doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12763

Karl MM, Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR, Daniel R, Dürre P (2017). Complete genome sequence of the autotrophic acetogen Clostridium formicaceticum DSM 92 using nanopore and llumina sequencing data. Genome Announcements, 0:e00423-17. Doi:10.1128/genomeA. E00423-17.

Jag V, Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR, Daniel R, and Dürre P (2016). Genome sequence of the facultative anaerobe Oerskovia enterophila DFA-19 (DSM 43852T). Genome Announcements, 4: e00973-16.

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

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. Metabolic Engineering 36:37-47.

Beck MH, Poehlein A, Bengelsdorf FR, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P. (2016). Genome sequence of the strict anaerobe Clostridium neopropionicum X4, DSM 3847T. Genome Announcements 4:e00209-16.

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, Clostridium beijerinckii and related organisms. Wiley-Blackwell Biotechnology Series. In: Advanced Biotechnology. Series Editors: SY Lee, JB Nielsen, G Stephanopoulos. Volume: Industrial Biotechnology, Editors: C Wittmann and J Liao. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. In press.

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

Bengelsdorf FR, Gabris C, Michel L, Zak M, Kazda M (2015). Syntrophic microbial communities on straw as biofilm carrier increase the methane yield of a biowaste-digesting biogas reactor.      AIMS Bioengineering 2: 264-276.

Bengelsdorf FR, Poehlein A, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015). Genome sequence of the acetogenic bacterium Oxobacter pfennigii DSM 3222T. Genome Announcements 3: e01408-15.

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 Announcements 3: e01157-15.

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: e01168-15.

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 Announcements 3: e01159-15.

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 Announcements 3: e01112-15.

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 Announcements 3: e01088-15.

Poehlein A, Montoya JD, Bengelsdorf FR, Schiel-Bengelsdorf B, Daniel R, Dürre P (2015). Draft Genome sequence of purine-degrading Clostridium cylindrosporum HC-1 (DSM 605). Genome Announcements 3: e00917-15.

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 Announcements 3: e00786-15.

Langer SG, Ahmed S, Einfalt D, Bengelsdorf FR, Kazda M (2015). Functionally redundant but dissimilar microbial communities within biogas reactors treating maize silage in co-fermentation with sugar beet silage. Microbial Biotechnology 8: 828-836.

Gabris C, Bengelsdorf FR, Dürre P (2015). Analysis of the key enzymes of butyric and acetic acid fermentation in biogas reactors. Microbial Biotechnology 8: 865-873.

Kazda M, Langer SG, Bengelsdorf FR (2014). Fungi open new possibilities for anaerobic fermentation of organic residues. Energy, Sustainability and Society 4: 6.

Langer SG, Schropp D, Bengelsdorf FR, Othman M, Kazda M (2014). Dynamics of biofilm formation during anaerobic digestion of organic waste. Anaerobe 29: 44-51.

Kazda M, Zak M, Kern M, Bengelsdorf FR (2013). Treatment of liquid and solid municipal waste in anaerobic digestion optimized for biogas production. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 22: 2048-2052.

Bengelsdorf FR, Straub M, Dürre P (2013). Bacterial synthesis gas (syngas) fermentation. Environmental Technology 34: 1639-1651.

Bengelsdorf FR, Gerischer U, Langer SG, Zak M, Kazda M (2013). Stability of a biogas-producing bacterial, archaeal and fungal community degrading food residues. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 84: 201-212.

Bengelsdorf FR (2011). Characterization of the microbial community in a biogas reactor supplied with organic residues. PhD Thesis, Ulm University.

Conference Presentations

Bengelsdorf FR, Hoffmeister S, Dürre P (2015). Selective acetone production using acetogenic bacteria. Biospectrum Tagungsband BTV06. Vortrag in der „Short Lecture - Biotechnology I“ auf der VAAM-Jahrestagung in Marburg am 02.03.2015.

Bengelsdorf FR, Langer S, Kern M, Zak M, Kazda M (2014). Additional biofilms improve the anaerobic digestion of food leftovers. Vortrag auf der “2nd International Conference on Biogas Microbiology ICBM2“ in Uppsala am 12.06.2014.

Bengelsdorf FR (2014). Syngas fermentation by autotrophic acetogens for production of chemicals and fuels. Vortrag auf dem Dechema Infoday "The future of Synthesis Gas", Frankfurt am 29.10.2014.