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Dubey, Badri N.; Agustoni, Elia; Böhm, Raphael; Kaczmarczyk, Andreas; Mangia, Francesca; von Arx, Christoph; Jenal, Urs; Hiller, Sebastian; Plaza-Menacho, Iván; Schirmer, Tilman (2020). Hybrid histidine kinase activation by cyclic di-GMP-mediated domain liberation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117 (2), 1000-1008.


Balaban, N. Q.; Helaine, S.; Lewis, K.; Ackermann, M.; Aldridge, B.; Andersson, D. I.; Brynildsen, M. P.; Bumann, D.; Camilli, A.; Collins, J. J.; Dehio, C.; Fortune, S.; Ghigo, J. M.; Hardt, W. D.; Harms, A.; Heinemann, M.; Hung, D. T.; Jenal, U.; Levin, B. R.; Michiels, J.; Storz, G.; Tan, M. W.; Tenson, T.; Van Melderen, L.; Zinkernagel, A. (2019). Definitions and guidelines for research on antibiotic persistence. Nat Rev Microbiol, 17 (7), 441-448.

Dubey, Badri N.; Agustoni, Elia; Böhm, Raphael; Kaczmarczyk, Andreas; Mangia, Francesca; von Arx, Christoph; Jenal, Urs; Hiller, Sebastian; Plaza-Menacho, Iván; Schirmer, Tilman (2019). Hybrid histidine kinase activation by cyclic di-GMP-mediated domain liberation. , BioRxiv. . .

Kaczmarczyk, Andreas; Hempel, Antje M.; von Arx, Christoph; Böhm, Raphael; Dubey, Badri N.; Nesper, Jutta; Schirmer, Tilman; Hiller, Sebastian; Jenal, Urs (2019). Precise transcription timing by a second-messenger drives a bacterial G1/S cell cycle transition. BioRxiv, 675330.

Jenal, Urs; Sangermani, Matteo; Hug, Isabelle; Sauter, Nora; Pfohl, Thomas (2019). Tad pili play a dynamic role in Caulobacter crescentus surface colonization. bioRxiv, 1.

Laventie, Benoît-Joseph; Sangermani, Matteo; Estermann, Fabienne; Manfredi, Pablo; Planes, Rémi; Hug, Isabelle; Jaeger, Tina; Meunier, Etienne; Broz, Petr; Jenal, Urs; , (2019). A surface-induced asymmetric program promotes tissue colonization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Cell Host & Microbe (accepted), 25 (1), 140-152.


Lori, C; Kaczmarczyk, A; de Jong, I; Jenal, U (2018). Erratum for Lori et al, "A Single-Domain Response Regulator Functions as an Integrating Hub To Coordinate General Stress Response and Development in Alphaproteobacteria". mBio, 9 (5), e01534-18.

Lori, C; Kaczmarczyk, A; de Jong, I; Jenal, U (2018). A Single-Domain Response Regulator Functions as an Integrating Hub To Coordinate General Stress Response and Development in Alphaproteobacteria. mBio, 9 (3), e00809-18.

Wennemers, Helma; Foletti, Carlotta; Kramer, Rolf; Mauser, Harald; Jenal, Urs; Bleicher, Konrad (2018). Functionalized Proline-Rich Peptides Bind the Bacterial Second Messenger c-di-GMP. Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), Epub ahead of print.


Nesper, Jutta; Hug, Isabelle; Kato, Setsu; Hee, Chee-Seng; Habazettl, Judith Maria; Manfredi, Pablo; Grzesiek, Stephan; Schirmer, Tilman; Emonet, Thierry; Jenal, Urs (2017). Cyclic di-GMP differentially tunes a bacterial flagellar motor through a novel class of CheY-like regulators. eLife, 6, e28842.

Hug, Isabelle; Deshpande, Siddharth; Sprecher, Kathrin S.; Pfohl, Thomas; Jenal, Urs (2017). Second messenger-mediated tactile response by a bacterial rotary motor. Science, 358 (6362), 531-534.

Moreira, Ricardo N.; Dressaire, Clémentine; Barahona, Susana; Galego, Lisete; Kaever, Volkhard; Jenal, Urs; Arraiano, Cecília M. (2017). BolA Is Required for the Accurate Regulation of c-di-GMP, a Central Player in Biofilm Formation. mBio, 8 (5), 17.

Laventie, Benoît-Joseph; Glatter, Timo; Jenal, Urs (2017). Pull-Down with a c-di-GMP-Specific Capture Compound Coupled to Mass Spectrometry as a Powerful Tool to Identify Novel Effector Proteins. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1657, 361-376.

Sedlmayer, Ferdinand; Jaeger, Tina; Jenal, Urs; Fussenegger, Martin (2017). Quorum-Quenching Human Designer Cells for Closed-Loop Control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms. Nano Letters, 17 (8), 5043-5050.

Schmid, Nadine; Suppiger, Angela; Steiner, Elisabeth; Pessi, Gabriella; Kaever, Volkhard; Fazli, Mustafa; Tolker-Nielsen, Tim; Jenal, Urs; Eberl, Leo (2017). High intracellular c-di-GMP levels antagonize quorum sensing and virulence gene expression in Burkholderia cenocepacia H111. Microbiology, 163 (5), 754-764.

Sprecher, Kathrin S.; Hug, Isabelle; Nesper, Jutta; Potthoff, Eva; Mahi, Mohamed-Ali; Sangermani, Matteo; Kaever, Volkhard; Schwede, Torsten; Vorholt, Julia; Jenal, Urs (2017). Cohesive Properties of the Caulobacter crescentus Holdfast Adhesin Are Regulated by a Novel c-di-GMP Effector Protein. mBio, 8 (2), e00294-17.

Jenal, Urs; Reinders, Alberto; Lori, Christian (2017). Cyclic di-GMP: second messenger extraordinaire. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 15 (5), 271-284.


Valentini, Martina; Laventie, Benoît-Joseph; Moscoso, Joana; Jenal, Urs; Filloux, Alain (2016). The Diguanylate Cyclase HsbD Intersects with the HptB Regulatory Cascade to Control Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm and Motility. PLoS genetics, 12 (10), e1006354.

Broder, Ursula N.; Jaeger, Tina; Jenal, Urs (2016). LadS is a calcium-responsive kinase that induces acute-to-chronic virulence switch in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Nature Microbiology, 2, 16184.

Dubey, Badri N.; Lori, Christian; Ozaki, Shogo; Fucile, Geoffrey; Plaza-Menacho, Ivan; Jenal, Urs; Schirmer, Tilman (2016). Cyclic di-GMP mediates a histidine kinase/phosphatase switch by noncovalent domain cross-linking. Science Advances, 2 (9), e1600823.

Reinders, Alberto; Hee, Chee-Seng; Ozaki, Shogo; Mazur, Adam; Boehm, Alex; Schirmer, Tilman; Jenal, Urs (2016). Expression and Genetic Activation of Cyclic Di-GMP-Specific Phosphodiesterases in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology, 198 (3), 448-62.

Rotem, Or; Nesper, Jutta; Borovok, Ilya; Gorovits, Rena; Kolot, Mikhail; Pasternak, Zohar; Shin, Irina; Glatter, Timo; Pietrokovski, Shmuel; Jenal, Urs; Jurkevitch, Edouard (2016). An extended cyclic di-GMP network in the predatory bacterium Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus. Journal of bacteriology, 198 (1), 127-137.

Hengge, Regine; Galperin, Michael Y; Ghigo, Jean-Marc; Gomelsky, Mark; Green, Jeffrey; Hughes, Kelly T; Jenal, Urs; Landini, Paolo (2016). Systematic nomenclature for GGDEF and EAL domain-containing Cyclic di-GMP turnover proteins of Escherichia coli. Journal of bacteriology, 198 (1), 7-11.

Hengge, Regine; Gründling, Angelika; Jenal, Urs; Ryan, Robert; Yildiz, Fitnat (2016). Bacterial Signal Transduction by Cyclic Di-GMP and Other Nucleotide Second Messengers. Journal of bacteriology, 198 (1), 15-26.


Manfredi, Pablo; Jenal, Urs (2015). Bacteria in the CF Lung: Isolation Drives Diversity. Cell host & microbe, 18 (3), 268-9.

Lori, Christian; Ozaki, Shogo; Steiner, Samuel; Böhm, Raphael; Abel, Sören; Dubey, Badri N.; Schirmer, Tilman; Hiller, Sebastian; Jenal, Urs (2015). Cyclic di-GMP acts as a cell cycle oscillator to drive chromosome replication. Nature, 523 (7559), 236-9.

Laventie, Benoît-Joseph; Nesper, Jutta; Ahrné, Erik; Glatter, Timo; Schmidt, Alexander; Jenal, Urs (2015). Capture compound mass spectrometry - a powerful tool to identify novel c-di-GMP effector proteins. Journal of visualized experiments, 97 , e51404 (97), e51404.


Moscoso, Joana A.; Jaeger, Tina; Valentini, Martina; Hui, Kailyn; Jenal, Urs; Filloux, Alain (2014). The Diguanylate Cyclase SadC Is a Central Player in Gac/Rsm-Mediated Biofilm Formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Bacteriology, 196 (23), 4081-4088.

Ozaki, Shogo; Schalch-Moser, Annina; Zumthor, Ludwig; Manfredi, Pablo; Ebbensgaard, Anna; Schirmer, Tilman; Jenal, Urs (2014). Activation and polar sequestration of PopA, a c-di-GMP effector protein involved in Caulobacter crescentus cell cycle control. Molecular Microbiology, 94 (3), 580-94.

Fei, Na; Häussinger, Daniel; Blümli, Seraina; Laventie, Benoît-Joseph; Bizzini, Lorenzo D; Zimmermann, Kaspar; Jenal, Urs; Gillingham, Dennis (2014). Catalytic carbene transfer allows the direct customization of cyclic purine dinucleotides. Chemical Communications, 50 (62), 8499-502.

Fumeaux, Coralie; Radhakrishnan, Sunish Kumar; Ardissone, Silvia; Théraulaz, Laurence; Frandi, Antonio; Martins, Daniel; Nesper, Jutta; Abel, Sören; Jenal, Urs; Viollier, Patrick H. (2014). Cell cycle transition from S-phase to G1 in Caulobacter is mediated by ancestral virulence regulators. Nature Communications, 5, 4081.

Sundriyal, Amit; Massa, Claudia; Samoray, Dietrich; Zehender, Fabian; Sharpe, Timothy; Jenal, Urs; Schirmer, Tilman (2014). Inherent regulation of EAL domain-catalyzed hydrolysis of second messenger c-di-GMP. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289 (10), 6978-90.


Zähringer, Franziska; Lacanna, Egidio; Jenal, Urs; Schirmer, Tilman; Boehm, Alex (2013). Structure and signaling mechanism of a zinc-sensory diguanylate cyclase. Structure: with folding and design, 21 (7), 1149-57.

Davis, N. J.; Cohen, Y.; Sanselicio, S.; Fumeaux, C.; Ozaki, S.; Luciano, J.; Guerrero-Ferreira, R. C.; Wright, E. R.; Jenal, U.; Viollier, P. H. (2013). De- and repolarization mechanism of flagellar morphogenesis during a bacterial cell cycle. Genes and Development, 27 (18), 2049-62.

Abel, Sören; Bucher, Tabitha; Nicollier, Micaël; Hug, Isabelle; Kaever, Volkhard; Abel Zur Wiesch, Pia; Jenal, Urs (2013). Bi-modal distribution of the second messenger c-di-GMP controls cell fate and asymmetry during the caulobacter cell cycle. PLoS genetics, 9 (9), e1003744.

Renggli, Sabine; Keck, Wolfgang; Jenal, Urs; Ritz, Daniel (2013). Role of autofluorescence in flow cytometric analysis of Escherichia coli treated with bactericidal antibiotics. Journal of bacteriology, 195 (18), 4067-73.

Steiner, S.; Lori, C.; Boehm, A.; Jenal, U. (2013). Allosteric activation of exopolysaccharide synthesis through cyclic di-GMP-stimulated protein-protein interaction. The EMBO journal, 32 (3), 354-68.

Jenal, Urs (2013). Think globally, act locally: how bacteria integrate local decisions with their global cellular programme. The EMBO Journal, 32 (14), 1972-4.

Renggli, Sabine; Keck, Wolfgang; Jenal, Urs; Ritz, Daniel (2013). The role of auto-fluorescence in flow-cytometric analysis of Escherichia coli treated with bactericidal antibiotics. Journal of bacteriology, 195 (18), 4067-4073.

Wegrzyn, Katarzyna; Witosinska, Monika; Schweiger, Pawel; Bury, Katarzyna; Jenal, Urs; Konieczny, Igor (2013). RK2 plasmid dynamics in Caulobacter crescentus cells - two modes of DNA replication initiation. Microbiology, 159 (Pt6), 1010-22.


Nesper, J.; Reinders, A.; Glatter, T.; Schmidt, A.; Jenal, U. (2012). A novel capture compound for the identification and analysis of cyclic di-GMP binding proteins. Journal of Proteomics, 75 (15), 4874-4878.

Petters, Tobias; Zhang, Xin; Nesper, Jutta; Treuner-Lange, Anke; Gomez-Santos, Nuria; Hoppert, Michael; Jenal, Urs; Søgaard-Andersen, Lotte (2012). The orphan histidine protein kinase SgmT is a c-di-GMP receptor and regulates composition of the extracellular matrix together with the orphan DNA binding response regulator DigR in Myxococcus xanthus. Molecular microbiology, 84 (1), 147-165.

Malone, J. G.; Jaeger, T.; Manfredi, P.; Dötsch, A.; Blanka, A.; Bos, R.; Cornelis, G. R.; Häussler, S.; Jenal, U. (2012). The YfiBNR signal transduction mechanism reveals novel targets for the evolution of persistent pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis airways. PLoS Pathogens, 8 (6).

Hardwick, S. W.; Gubbey, T.; Hug, I.; Jenal, U.; Luisi, B. F. (2012). Crystal structure of Caulobacter crescentus polynucleotide phosphorylase reveals a mechanism of RNA substrate channelling and RNA degradosome assembly. Biology Open, 2 (4), 120028.


Abel, Sören; Chien, Peter; Wassmann, Paul; Schirmer, Tilman; Kaever, Volkhard; Laub, Michael T; Baker, Tania A; Jenal, Urs (2011). Regulatory Cohesion of Cell Cycle and Cell Differentiation through Interlinked Phosphorylation and Second Messenger Networks. Molecular cell, 43 (4), 550-60.

Habazettl, Judith; Allan, Martin G; Jenal, Urs; Grzesiek, Stephan (2011). Solution structure of the PilZ domain protein PA4608 complex with cyclic di-GMP identifies charge clustering as molecular readout. Journal of biological chemistry, 286 (16), 14304-14.

Levi, A.; Folcher, M.; Jenal, U.; Shuman, H. A. (2011). Cyclic Diguanylate Signaling Proteins Control Intracellular Growth of Legionella pneumophila. mBio, 2 (1), e00316-10.


Abgottspon, Daniela; Rölli, Gina; Hosch, Lucie; Steinhuber, Andrea; Jiang, Xiaohua; Schwardt, Oliver; Cutting, Brian; Smiesko, Martin; Jenal, Urs; Ernst, Beat; Trampuz, Andrej (2010). Development of an aggregation assay to screen FimH antagonists. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 82 (3), 249-55.

Diepold, A.; Amstutz, M.; Abel, S.; Sorg, I.; Jenal, U.; Cornelis, G. R. (2010). Deciphering the assembly of the Yersinia type III secretion injectisome. The EMBO journal, 29 (11), 1928-40.

Spangler, Christian; Böhm, Alex; Jenal, Urs; Seifert, Roland; Kaever, Volkhard (2010). A liquid chromatography-coupled tandem mass spectrometry method for quantitation of cyclic di-guanosine monophosphate. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 81 (3), 226-31.

Boehm, Alex; Kaiser, Matthias; Li, Hui; Spangler, Christian; Kasper, Christoph Alexander; Ackermann, Martin; Kaever, Volkhard; Sourjik, Victor; Roth, Volker; Jenal, Urs (2010). Second Messenger-Mediated Adjustment of Bacterial Swimming Velocity. Cell, 141 (1), 107-16.

Malone, J. G.; Jaeger, T.; Spangler, C.; Ritz, D.; Spang, A.; Arrieumerlou, C.; Kaever, V.; Landmann, R.; Jenal, U. (2010). YfiBNR Mediates Cyclic di-GMP Dependent Small Colony Variant Formation and Persistence in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS Pathogens, 6 (3), e1000804.

Abel, Sören; Jenal, Urs: Role of cyclic di-GMP in Caulobacter crescentus development and cell cycle controlSecond messenger cyclic Di-GMP, Washington DC: ASM Press, 120-136.


Schirmer, Tilman; Jenal, Urs (2009). Structural and mechanistic determinants of c-di-GMP signalling. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 7 (10), 724-35.

Boehm, Alex; Steiner, Samuel; Zaehringer, Franziska; Casanova, Alain; Hamburger, Fabienne; Ritz, Daniel; Keck, Wolfgang; Ackermann, Martin; Schirmer, Tilman; Jenal, Urs (2009). Second messenger signaling governs Escherichia coli biofilm induction upon ribosomal stress. Molecular microbiology, 72 (6), 1500-1516.

Jenal, U.; Dorman, C. J. (2009). Small molecule signaling. Current Opinion in Microbiology, Vol. 12, H. 2, S.125-128.

Duerig, Anna; Abel, Sören; Folcher, Marc; Nicollier, Micael; Schwede, Torsten; Amiot, Nicolas; Giese, Bernd; Jenal, Urs (2009). Second messenger-mediated spatiotemporal control of protein degradation regulates bacterial cell cycle progression. Genes & development, 23 (1), 93-104.

Jenal, U.; Galperin, M. Y. (2009). Single domain response regulators : molecular switches with emerging roles in cell organization and dynamics. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 12 (2), 152-60.


Paul, Ralf; Jaeger, Tina; Abel, Sören; Wiederkehr, Irene; Folcher, Marc; Biondi, Emanuele G; Laub, Michael T; Jenal, Urs (2008). Allosteric regulation of histidine kinases by their cognate response regulator determines cell fate. Cell, 133 (3), 452-61.


Wassmann, Paul; Chan, Carmen; Paul, Ralf; Beck, Andreas; Heerklotz, Heiko; Jenal, Urs; Schirmer, Tilman (2007). Structure of BeF3- -modified response regulator PleD: implications for diguanylate cyclase activation, catalysis, and feedback inhibition. Structure: with folding and design, 15 (8), 915-27.

Christen, Matthias; Christen, Beat; Allan, Martin G; Folcher, Marc; Jenö, Paul; Grzesiek, Stephan; Jenal, Urs (2007). DgrA is a member of a new family of cyclic diguanosine monophosphate receptors and controls flagellar motor function in Caulobacter crescentus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104 (10), 4112-7.

Paul, Ralf; Abel, Sören; Wassmann, Paul; Beck, Andreas; Heerklotz, Heiko; Jenal, Urs (2007). Activation of the diguanylate cyclase PleD by phosphorylation-mediated dimerization. Journal of biological chemistry, 282 (40), 29170-7.

Malone, J G; Williams, R; Christen, M; Jenal, U; Spiers, A J; Rainey, P B (2007). The structure-function relationship of WspR, a Pseudomonas fluorescens response regulator with a GGDEF output domain. Microbiology, 153 (Pt4), 980-94.

Stephens, Craig; Christen, Beat; Watanabe, Kelly; Fuchs, Thomas; Jenal, Urs (2007). Regulation of D-xylose metabolism in Caulobacter crescentus by a LacI-type repressor. Journal of bacteriology, 189 (24), 8828-34.

Stephens, Craig; Christen, Beat; Fuchs, Thomas; Sundaram, Vidyodhaya; Watanabe, Kelly; Jenal, Urs (2007). Genetic analysis of a novel pathway for D-xylose metabolism in Caulobacter crescentus. Journal of bacteriology, 189 (5), 2181-5.

Ackermann, Martin; Schauerte, Alexandra; Stearns, Stephen C; Jenal, Urs (2007). Experimental evolution of aging in a bacterium. BMC evolutionary biology, 7, 126.


Christen, Beat; Christen, Matthias; Paul, Ralf; Schmid, Franziska; Folcher, Marc; Jenoe, Paul; Meuwly, Markus; Jenal, Urs (2006). Allosteric control of cyclic di-GMP signaling. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 281 (42), 32015-24.

Levi, Assaf; Jenal, Urs (2006). Holdfast formation in motile swarmer cells optimizes surface attachment during Caulobacter crescentus development. Journal of bacteriology, 188 (14), 5315-8.

Jenal, Urs; Malone, Jacob (2006). Mechanisms of cyclic-di-GMP signaling in bacteria. Annual Review of Genetics, 40, 385-407.


Armitage, JP; Holland, IB; Jenal, U; Kenny, B (2005). "Neural networks" in bacteria : making connections. Journal of bacteriology, 187 (1), 26-36.

Christen, Matthias; Christen, Beat; Folcher, Marc; Schauerte, Alexandra; Jenal, Urs (2005). Identification and characterization of a cyclic di-GMP-specific phosphodiesterase and its allosteric control by GTP. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 280 (35), 30829-37.

Kanbe, M; Shibata, S; Umino, Y; Jenal, U; Aizawa, S-I (2005). Protease susceptibility of the Caulobacter crescentus flagellar hook-basal body : a possible mechanism of flagellar ejection during cell differentiation. Microbiology, 151 (Pt2), 433-8.

Jenal, Urs; Silversmith, Ruth E; Sogaard-Andersen, Lotte; Sockett, Liz: Sense and sensibility in bacteria : VIIIth International Conference on Bacterial Locomotion and Sensory TransductionEMBO reports, London: Nature Publishing Group, 6.


Paul, Ralf; Weiser, Stefan; Amiot, Nicholas C; Chan, Carmen; Schirmer, Tilman; Giese, Bernd; Jenal, Urs (2004). Cell cycle-dependent dynamic localization of a bacterial response regulator with a novel di-guanylate cyclase output domain. Genes & development, 18 (6), 715-27.

Chan, C.; Paul, R.; Samoray, D.; Amiot, N. C.; Giese, B.; Jenal, U.; Schirmer, T. (2004). Structural basis of activity and allosteric control of diguanylate cyclase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101 (49), 17084-17089.

Jenal, U. (2004). Cyclic di-guanosine-monophosphate comes of age : a novel secondary messenger involved in modulating cell surface structures in bacteria?. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 7 (2), 185-91.

Grünenfelder, Björn; Tawfilis, Sherif; Gehrig, Stefanie; ØSterås, Magne; Eglin, Daniel; Jenal, Urs (2004). Identification of the protease and the turnover signal responsible for cell cycle-dependent degradation of the Caulobacter FliF motor protein. Journal of bacteriology, 186 (15), 4960-71.


Grünenfelder, Björn; Gehrig, Stefanie; Jenal, Urs (2003). Role of the cytoplasmic C terminus of the FliF motor protein in flagellar assembly and rotation. Journal of bacteriology, 185 (5), 1624-33.

Aldridge, Phillip; Paul, Ralf; Goymer, Patrick; Rainey, Paul; Jenal, Urs (2003). Role of the GGDEF regulator PleD in polar development of Caulobacter crescentus. Molecular microbiology, 47 (6), 1695-708.

Jenal, U.; Hengge-Aronis, R. (2003). Regulation by proteolysis in bacterial cells. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 6 (2), 163-72.

Ackermann, Martin; Stearns, Stephen C; Jenal, Urs (2003). Senescence in a bacterium with asymmetric division. Science, 300 (5627), 1920.

Vohradsky, Jiri; Janda, Ivan; Grünenfelder, Björn; Berndt, Peter; Röder, Daniel; Langen, Hanno; Weiser, Jaroslav; Jenal, Urs (2003). Proteome of Caulobacter crescentus cell cycle publicly accessible on SWICZ server. Proteomics, 3 (10), 1874-82.


Fischer, B; Rummel, G; Aldridge, P; Jenal, Urs (2002). The FtsH protease is involved in development, stress response and heat shock control in Caulobacter crescentus. Molecular microbiology, 44 (2), 461-78.

Jenal, U.; Stephens, C. (2002). The Caulobacter cell cycle : timing, spatial organization and checkpoints. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 5 (6), 558-563.

Potocka, Isabel; Thein, Melanie; ØSterås, Magne; Jenal, Urs; Alley, M R K (2002). Degradation of a Caulobacter soluble cytoplasmic chemoreceptor is ClpX dependent. Journal of bacteriology, 184 (23), 6635-41.


Fuchs, T; Wiget, P; Osterås, M; Jenal, U (2001). Precise amounts of a novel member of a phosphotransferase superfamily are essential for growth and normal morphology in Caulobacter crescentus. Molecular microbiology, 39 (3), 679-92.

Grünenfelder, B; Rummel, G; Vohradsky, J; Röder, D; Langen, H; Jenal, U (2001). Proteomic analysis of the bacterial cell cycle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 98 (8), 4681-6.


Jenal, U. (2000). Signal transduction mechanisms in Caulobacter crescentus development and cell cycle control. FEMS Microbiology Reviews, 24 (2), 177-91.

Osteras, M.; Jenal, U. (2000). Regulatory circuits in Caulobacter. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 3 (2), 171-176.


Osteras, M.; Stotz, A.; Schmid Nuoffer, S.; Jenal, U. (1999). Identification and transcriptional control of the genes encoding the Caulobacter crescentus ClpXP protease. Journal of Bacteriology, 181 (10), 3039-50.

Aldridge, P; Jenal, U (1999). Cell cycle-dependent degradation of a flagellar motor component requires a novel-type response regulator. Molecular microbiology, 32 (2), 379-91.


Jenal, U; Fuchs, T (1998). An essential protease involved in bacterial cell-cycle control. The EMBO journal, 17 (19), 5658-69.

Jenal, U.: Recent progress in understanding the bacterial cell cycleMikrobielle Evolution und Infektion, Reinbek: Einhorn Presse Verlag.


Meisenzahl, A C; Shapiro, L; Jenal, U (1997). Isolation and characterization of a xylose-dependent promoter from Caulobacter crescentus. Journal of bacteriology, 179 (3), 592-600.


Mohr, C D; Jenal, U; Shapiro, L (1996). Flagellar assembly in Caulobacter crescentus : a basal body P-ring null mutation affects stability of the L-ring protein. Journal of bacteriology, 178 (3), 675-82.

Jenal, U; Stephens, C (1996). Bacterial differentiation : sizing up sporulation. Current biology, 6 (2), 111-4.

Jenal, U; Shapiro, L (1996). Cell cycle-controlled proteolysis of a flagellar motor protein that is asymmetrically distributed in the Caulobacter predivisional cell. The EMBO journal, 15 (10), 2393-406.


Jenal, U; Stephens, C; Shapiro, L (1995). Regulation of asymmetry and polarity during the Caulobacter cell cycle. Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology, 71, 1-39.


Jenal, U; White, J; Shapiro, L (1994). Caulobacter flagellar function, but not assembly, requires FliL, a non-polarly localized membrane protein present in all cell types. Journal of molecular biology, 243 (2), 227-44.

Gast, D A; Jenal, U; Wasserfallen, A; Leisinger, T (1994). Regulation of tryptophan biosynthesis in Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum Marburg. Journal of bacteriology, 176 (15), 4590-6.


Jenal, U; Thurner, C; Leisinger, T (1993). Transcription of the ileS operon in the archaeon Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum Marburg. Journal of bacteriology, 175 (18), 5945-52.


Jenal, U; Rechsteiner, T; Tan, P Y; Bühlmann, E; Meile, L; Leisinger, T (1991). Isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase of Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum Marburg : cloning of the gene, nucleotide sequence, and localization of a base change conferring resistance to pseudomonic acid. Journal of biological chemistry, 266 (16), 10570-7.


MEILE, L; JENAL, U; STUDER, D; JORDAN, M; LEISINGER, T (1989). Characterization of M1, a virulent phage of Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum Marburg. Archives of microbiology, 152 (2), 105-110.

Meile, L.; Rechsteiner, T.; Jenal, U.; Jordan, M.; Leisinger, T.: Approaches to the development of gene transfer systems in Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum, in: M. S. DaCosta,; J. C. Duarte,; R. A. D. Williams,(Ed.). (1989). Microbiology of extreme environments and its potential for biotechnology, London: Elseier Appl. Science, S.253-257.

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