Englert Research Group



  • Branched-chain amino acid catabolism is a conserved regulator of physiological ageing.
    Mansfeld J, Urban N, Priebe S, Groth M, Frahm C, Hartmann N, Gebauer J, Ravichandran M, Dommaschk A, Schmeisser S, Kuhlow D, Monajembashi S, Bremer-Streck S, Hemmerich P, Kiehntopf M, Zamboni N, Englert C, Guthke R, Kaleta C, Platzer M, Sühnel J, Witte OW, Zarse K, Ristow M
    Nat Commun 2015, 6, 10043
  • A role for Wt1 in female fertility
    Nathan A
    Dissertation 2015, Jena, Germany
  • Insights into Sex Chromosome Evolution and Aging from the Genome of a Short-Lived Fish.
    Reichwald* K, Petzold* A, Koch* P, Downie* BR, Hartmann* N, Pietsch S, Baumgart M, Chalopin D, Felder M, Bens M, Sahm A, Szafranski K, Taudien S, Groth M, Arisi I, Weise A, Bhatt SS, Sharma V, Kraus JM, Schmid F, Priebe S, Liehr T, Görlach M, Than ME, Hiller M, Kestler HA, Volff JN, Schartl M, Cellerino** A, Englert** C, Platzer** M
    Cell 2015, 163(6), 1527-38 * equal contribution, ** co-senior authors, featured in Cell Preview by Vanisha Lakhina and Coleen T. Murphy: Genome Sequencing Fishes out Longevity Genes. Cell. 2015 163(6):1312-3,Nature News by Ewen Callaway: Short-lived fish may hold clues to human age
  • Age-dependent decline in fin regenerative capacity in the short-lived fish Nothobranchius furzeri.
    Wendler* S, Hartmann* N, Hoppe B, Englert C
    Aging Cell 2015, 14(5), 857-66 * equal contribution


  • The Wilms' tumor suppressor WT1 enhances CD95L expression and promotes activation-induced cell death in leukemic T cells.
    Bourkoula K, Englert C, Giaisi M, Koehler R, Krammer PH, Li-Weber M
    Int J Cancer 2014, 134(2), 291-300
  • Addressing kidney regeneration in N. furzeri, a novel model organism for ageing research
    Hoppe B
    Dissertation 2014, Jena, Germany
  • BOR-Syndrome-Associated Eya1 Mutations Lead to Enhanced Proteasomal Degradation of Eya1 Protein.
    Musharraf A, Kruspe D, Tomasch J, Besenbeck B, Englert C, Landgraf K
    PLoS One 2014, 9(1), e87407
  • Measuring telomere length and telomere dynamics in evolutionary biology and ecology
    Nussey DH, Baird D, Barrett E, Boner W, Fairlie J, Gemmell N, Hartmann N, Horn T, Haussmann M, Olsson M, Turbill C, Verhulst S, Zahn S, Monaghan P
    Methods Ecol Evol 2014, 5(4), 299–310
  • Alternative splicing of Wilms tumor suppressor 1 (Wt1) exon 4 results in protein isoforms with different functions.
    Schnerwitzki* D, Perner* B, Hoppe B, Pietsch S, Mehringer R, Hänel F, Englert C
    Dev Biol 2014, 393(1), 24-32 * equal contribution
  • Physiological state co-regulates thousands of mammalian mRNA splicing events at tandem splice sites and alternative exons.
    Szafranski K, Fritsch C, Schumann F, Siebel L, Sinha R, Hampe J, Hiller M, Englert C, Huse K, Platzer M
    Nucleic Acids Res 2014, 42(14), 8895-904