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Publications in peer reviewed ISI-ranked Journals with an Impact Factor


230: Shelomi, M., C. Jacobs, A. Vilcinskas & H. Vogel 2020: The unique antimicrobial peptide repertoire of stick insects. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, in press.

229: Mukherjee, K., D. Amsel, M. Kalsy, A. Billion, U. Dobrindt & Andreas Vilcinskas 2019: MicroRNAs regulate innate immunity against uropathogenic and commensal-like Escherichia coli infections in the surrogate insect model Galleria mellonella. Scientific Reports revision.

228: Herndon, N., .A. Vilcinskas (43 Co-authors) & G. Bucher 2020: Enhanced genome assembly and a new official gene set for Tribolium castaneum - from a draft to a reference genome. BMC Genomics. Submitted 23.8.2019

226: Lindhauer, N., W.Bertrams, A. Paas, C. Herkt, A. Wesener, K. Hoffmann, B. Greene, M van der Linden, A. Vilcinskas, K. Seidel & Bernd Schmeck 2019: Antibacterial activity of a Tribolium castaneum defensin in an in vitro infection model of Streptococcus pneumonia. Virulence in press.

225: Missbach, C., H. Vogel, B. Hansson, E. Große-Wilde, A. Vilcinskas & T. Kaiser 2019: Developmental and sexual divergence in the olfactory system of the marine insect Clunio marinus. Scientific Reports aceepted.

224: Yang, X., E. Fishlevish, M. German, P. Gandra, R. McEwan, A. Billion, E. Knorr, A. Vilcinskas & K. Narva: 2019: Elucidation of microRNA transcriptome in western corn rootworm reveals its dynamic and evolutionary complexity. Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics in press.

223: Gegner, J., T. Gegner, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Silencing of the DMAP1 gene in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis implicates a role of the DNMT1-DMAP1 complex in female fecundity. Insect Molecular Biology in press.

222: Kirfel, P., M. Skaljac, .J Grotmann, T. Kessel, M. Seip, K. Michaelis, & A. Vilcinskas & 2019: Inhibition of histone acetylation and deacetylation alters longevity, development and fecundity of the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology e21614. doi: 10.1002/arch.21614.

221: Bartling, M., A. Vilcinskas & Kwang-Zin Lee 2019: Sub-lethal doses of Clothianidin inhibit the conditioning and biosensory abilities of the Western honeybee (Apis mellifera). Insects 10, 340. doi:10.3390/insects10100340

220: Heep, J., M. Skaljac, J. Grotmann, T. Kessel, M. Seip, H. Schmidtberg & A. Vilcinskas 2019:  Identification and functional characterization of a novel insecticidal decapeptide from the myrmicine ant Manica rubida. Toxins 11, 562.

219: Hirsch, R., J. Wiesner, A. Marker, A. Bauer, P. Hammann & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Biological profiling of coleoptericins and coleoptericin-like antimicrobial peptides from the invasive harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Advances in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health.

218: Heise, P., Y. Liu, T. Degenkolb, H. Vogel, T. Schäberle & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Antibiotic-producing beneficial bacteria in the gut of the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides Frontiers in Microbiology 10:1178.

217: Cabezas-Cruz, A., M. Tonk, M. Bleackley, J. Valdés, R. Barrero, A. Hernández-Jarguín, S. Moutailler, A. Vilcinskas, F. Richard-Forget, M. Anderson & M. Rodriguez-Valle 2019: Antibacterial and antifungal activity of defensins from the Australian paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

216: Lüddecke, T., A. Vilcinskas & S. Lemke 2019: Phylogeny-guided selection of priority groups for venom bioprospecting: Harvesting toxin sequences in tarantulas as a case study. Toxins 11, 488. doi:10.3390/toxins11090488

215: Tonk, M., C. Pierrot, A. Cabezas-Cruz, M. Rahnamaeian, J. Khalife & A. Vilcinskas 2019: The Drosophila melanogaster antimicrobial peptides Mtk-1 and Mtk-2 are active against the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Parasitology Research 118(6), 1993-1998.

214: Legrand, P., M. Vanderplanck, I. Marko, L. Gillard, G. Lognay, S. Lorge, P. Maesen, A. Vilcinskas, H. Vogel, J. Foucaud, A. Estoup, F. Francis, B. Facon & F. Verheggen 2019: The taste of origin in a lady beetle: do males discriminate between females based on cuticular hydrocarbons? Physiological Entomology 44, 160–168.

213: Legrand, P., M. Vanderplanck, S. Lorge, P. Maesen, G. Lognay, A. Vilcinskas, H. Vogel, A. Estoup, J. Foucaud, F. Francis, B. Facon & F. Verheggen 2019: Cuticular hydrocarbon composition does not allow Harmonia axyridis males to indentify the mating status of sexual partners. Entomologia Generalis 38 (3), 211-224.

212: Skaljac, M., H. Vogel, N. Wielsch & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Pea aphids inoculate host plants with a protease-secreting bacterial symbiont. Frontiers in Physiology 10:438.         

211: Schmidtberg, H., S. Shukla, R. Halitschke, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Symbiont-mediated chemical defense in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Ecology and Evolution 9, 1715–1729.

210: Vilcinskas, A. 2019: Pathogens associated with invasive or introduced insects threaten the health and diversity of native species. Current Opinion in Insect Science 33, 43–48.

209: Mukherjee, K., I. Dubovskiy, E. Grizanova, R. Lehmann & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Epigenetic mechanisms mediate the experimental evolution of resistance against parasitic fungi in the greater wax moth Galleria mellonella. Scientific Reports 9(1):1626. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-36829-8.

208: Gegner, J., A. Baudach, K. Mukherjee, R. Halitschke, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Epigenetic mechanisms are involved in sex-specific trans-generational immune priming in the lepidopteran model host Manduca sexta. Frontiers in Physiology 10:137. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00137

207: Kellershohn, J., L. Thomas, A. Grünweller, R. Hartmann, M. Hardt, A. Vilcinskas & C. Grevelding & S. Haeberlein 2019: Insects in anthelminthics research: lady beetle-derived harmonine affects survival, reproduction and stem cell proliferation of Schistosoma mansoni. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 13(3):e0007240. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007240.

206: Heep, J., A. Klaus, T. Kessel, M. Seip, A. Vilcinskas & M. Skaljac 2019: Proteomic analysis of the venom from the Ruby Ant Myrmica rubra and the isolation of a novel insecticidal decapeptide. Insects 10, 42. doi:10.3390/insects10020042

205: Brandt, A., G. Joop & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Tribolium castaneum as a whole-animal-high-throughput- screening system for the targeted identification of neuroprotective substances. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 100:e21532.

204: Eisenhardt, M., P. Schlupp, F. Höfer, D. Hoffmann, P. Czermak, A.-K. Pöppel, A. Vilcinskas & F. Runkel 2019: The therapeutic potential of the insect metalloproteinase inhibitor IMPI from Galleria mellonella against wound infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacy 71, 316–328.

203: Hoffmann, D., D. Eckhardt, D. Gerlach, A. Vilcinskas & P. Czermak 2019: Downstream processing of Cry4AaCter-induced inclusion bodies containing insect-derived antimicrobial peptides produced in Escherichia coli. Protein Expression and Purification 155, 120-129.

202: Fishilevich, E., M. Frey, A. Bowling, P.-H. Wang, W. Lo, M. Rangasamy, S. Worden, H. Pence, P. Gandra, S. Whitlock, G. Schulenberg, E. Knorr, L. Tenbusch, J. Lutz, S. Novak, R. Hamm, A. Vilcinskas & K. Narva 2019: RNAi targeting of rootworm Troponin I transcripts confers root protection in maize. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 104, 20–29.

201: Hirsch, R., J. Wiesner, A. Marker, Y. Pfeifer, A. Bauer, P. Hammann & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Profiling antimicrobial peptides from the medical maggot Lucilia sericata as potential antibiotics for multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 74, 96–107.

200: Vilcinskas A. 2019: Evolutionary ecology of parasitic fungi and their host insects. Fungal Ecology 38, 12-20.

199: Gegner, T., T. Carrau, A. Vilcinskas & K.-W. Lee 2018: The infection of Harmonia axyridis by a parasitic nematode is mediated by entomopathogenic bacteria and triggers sex-specific host immune responses. Scientific Reports 8:15938 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-34278-x

198: Baudach, A., K.-Z. Lee, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2018: Immunological larval polyphenism in the map butterfly Araschnia levana reveals the photoperiodic modulation of immunity. Ecology and Evolution 8:4891–4898.

197: Skaljac, M., P. Kirfel, L. Grotmann & A. Vilcinskas 2018: Fitness costs of infection with Serratia symbiotica are associated with greater susceptibility to insecticides in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Pest Management Science 74(8),1829-1836.

196: Couto, J., M. Tonk, J. Ferrolho, S. Antunes, A. Vilcinskas, J. de la Fuente, A. Domingos, A. Cabezas-Cruz 2018: Antiplasmodial activity of tick defensins in a mouse model of malaria. Ticks and tick-borne Diseases 9, 844-849.

195: Gegner, T., H. Schmidtberg, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2018: Population-specific expression profiles of antimicrobial peptides in the invasive harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Scientific Reports 8:3600. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-21781-4.

194: Shukla, S., C. Plata Corredor, M. Reichelt, S. Steiger, D.G. Heckel, M. Kaltenpoth, A. Vilcinskas & H. Vogel 2018:  Microbiome-assisted carrion preservation aids larval development in a burying beetle. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA 115(44), 11274–11279.

193: Shukla, S.P., H. Vogel, D.G. Heckel, A. Vilcinskas & M. Kaltenpoth 2018: Burying beetles regulate the microbiome of carcasses and use it to transmit a core microbiota to their offspring. Molecular Ecology 27, 1980–1991.

192: Schetelig, M., K.-Z. Lee, S. Fischer, L. Talmann, J. Stökl, T. Degenkolb, A. Vilcinskas & R. Halitschke 2018: Environmentally sustainable pest control options for Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Applied Entomology 142, 3-17.

191: Carrau, T., N. Hiebert, A. Vilcinskas & K.-Z. Lee 2018: Isolation and identification of natural viruses associated with the invasive insect pest Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 154, 74–78.

190: Mukherjee, K. & A. Vilcinskas 2018: The entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii communicates with the insect host Galleria mellonella during infection. Virulence 9(1), 402-413.

189: Knorr E, E. Fishilevich, L. Bingsohn, M. Frey, M. Rangasamy, A. Billion, S. Worden, P. Gandra, K.  Arora, W. Lo, G. Schulenberg, P. Valverde, A. Vilcinskas & K. E. Narva 2018: Gene silencing in Tribolium castaneum as a tool for the targeted identification of candidate RNAi targets in crop pests. Scientific Reports 8:2061. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-20416-y

188: Vogel, H., A. Adam, H. Gutzeit & A. Vilcinskas 2018: Nutritional immunology: Diversification and diet-dependent expression of antimicrobial peptides in the Black soldier fly Hermetia illucens. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 78, 141-148.

187: Heitmueller, M., A. Billion, U. Dobrindt, A. Vilcinskas & K. Mukherjee 2017: Epigenetic mechanisms regulate innate immunity against uropathogenic and commensal-like Escherichia coli in the surrogate insect model Galleria mellonella Infection and Immunity 85(10). pii: e00336-17

186: Verheggen, F., H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Behavioral and immunological features promoting the invasive performance of the Harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5: 156. doi:10.3389/fevo.2017.00156

185: Amsellem, L., C. Brouat, O. Duron, S. Porter, A. Vilcinskas & B. Facon 2017. Importance of microorganisms to macroorganisms invasions: Is the essential invisible to the eye? (The Little Prince, A. de Saint-Exupéry, 1943)? Advances in Ecological Research 57, 99-146.

184: Berger, A., T. Degenkolb, A. Vilcinskas & M. Schöller 2017: Evaluating the combination of a parasitoid and a predator for biological control of seed beetles (Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) in stored beans. Journal of Stored Products 74, 22-26.

183: Luna-Ramirez, K., M. Skaljac, J. Grotmann, P. Kirfel & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Orally delivered scorpion antimicrobial peptides exhibit activity against Pea Aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) and its bacterial symbionts. Toxins 9: 261. Doi:10.3390/toxins9090261

182: Bolouri Moghaddam, M.-R., T. Gross, A. Becker, A. Vilcinskas & M. Rahnamaeian 2017: The selective antifungal activity of Drosophila melanogaster metchnikowin reflects the species-dependent inhibition of succinate–coenzyme Q reductase. Scientific Reports 7: 8192.  DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-08407-x

181: Amsel, D., A. Vilcinskas & A. Billion 2017: Evaluation of high high-throughput isomiR identification tools: illuminating the early isomiRome of Tribolium castaneum. BMC Bioinformatics 18: 359. Doi 10.1186/s12859-017-1772-z

180: Vilcinskas, A. 2017: The impact of parasites on host insect epigenetics. Advances in Insect Physiology 53, 145-164.

179: Mukherjee, K., E. Grizanova, E. Chertkova, R. Lehman, I. Dubovskiy & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Experimental evolution of resistance against Bacillus thuringiensis in the insect model host Galleria mellonella results in epigenetic modifications. Virulence 8(8), 1618-1630.

178: Talmann, L., J. Wiesner & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Strategies for the construction of insect P450 fusion enzymes. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 72(9-10), 405-415.

177: Grau, T., A. Vilcinskas & G. Joop 2017: Sustainable farming of the mealworm Tenebrio molitor for the production of food and feed. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C 72(9-10), 337-349.

176: Grau, T., A. Vilcinskas & G. Joop 2017: Probiotic Enterococcus mundtii isolate protects the model Insect Tribolium castaneum against Bacillus thuringiensis. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:1261. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01261

175: Zheng, Z., N. Tharmalingam, Q. Liu, E. Jayamani, W. Kim, B. Burgwyn Fuchs, A. Vilcinskas & E. Mylonakis 2017: Synergistic efficacy of Aedes aegypti antimicrobial peptide cecropin A2 and Tetracycline against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 61:e00686-17.

174: Lee, K.Z., & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Analysis of virus susceptibility in the invasive insect pest Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 148, 138-141.

173: Dardic, D., G. Lauro, G. Bifulco, P. Laboudie, P. Sakhaii, A. Bauer, A. Vilcinskas, P. Hammann & A. Plaza 2017: Svetamycins A-G, Unusual Piperazic Acid-Containing Peptides from Streptomyces sp. Journal of Organic Chemistry 82, 6032−6043.

172: Schott, M., G. Bischoff, G. Eichner, A. Vilcinskas, R. Büchler, D. Meixner & A. Brandt 2017: Temporal dynamics of whole body residues of the neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid in live or dead honeybees. Scientific Reports 7:6288. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06259-z

171: Waryah, C., K. Wells, D. Ulluwishewa, N. Chen-Tan, J. Gogoi-Tiwari, J. Ravensdale, P. Costantino, A. Gökcen, A. Vilcinskas, J. Wiesner & T. Mukkur 2017: Antimicrobial efficacy of Tobramycin in vitro against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms in combination with or without DNase I and/or Dispersin B: A preliminary investigation. Microbial Drug Resistance 23(3), 384-390.

170: Vogel, H., S. Shukla, T. Engl, B. Weiss, R. Fischer, S. Steiger, D. Heckel, M. Kaltenpoth & A. Vilcinskas 2017: The digestive and defensive basis of carcass utilization by the burying beetle and its microbiota Nature Communications 8:15186. doi 101038/ncomms15186.

169: Baumann, A., M. Skaljac, R. Lehmann, A. Vilcinskas & Z. Franta 2017: Urate oxidase produced by Lucilia sericata medical maggots is localized in Malpighian tubes and facilitates allantoin production. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 83, 44–53.

168: Bolouri Moghaddam, M.R., A. Vilcinskas & M. Rahnamaeian 2017: The insect-derived antimicrobial peptide metchnikowin targets Fusarium graminearum β (1,3) glucanosyl-transferase, which is required for the maintenance of cell wall integrity. Biological Chemistry 398(4), 491-498.

167: Jacobs, C., J. Callagher, S. Evison, D. Heckel, A. Vilcinskas & H. Vogel 2017: Endogenous egg immune defenses in the Yellow Mealworm (Tenebrio molitor). Developmental and Comparative Immunology 70, 1-8.

166: Bingsohn, L., E. Knorr, A. Billion, K. Narva & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Knockdown of genes in the Toll pathway reveals new lethal RNA interference targets for insect pest control. Insect Molecular Biology 26(1), 92-102.

165: Will, T., H. Schmidtberg, M. Skaljac & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Heat shock protein 83 plays pleiotropic roles in embryogenesis, longevity and fecundity of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Development, Genes and Evolution 227,1-9.

164: Tonk, M. & A. Vilcinskas 2017: The medical potential of antimicrobial peptides from insects. Current Topics of Medicinal Chemistry 17(5), 554-575.

163: Vogel, H., H. Schmidtberg & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Comparative transcriptomics of three ladybird species supports a role of immunity in invasion biology. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 67, 452-456.

162: Luna-Ramirez, K., M. Tonk, M. Rahnamaeian & A. Vilcinskas 2017: Bioactivity of natural and engineered antimicrobial peptides from venom of the scorpions Urodacus yaschenkoi and U. manicatus. Toxins 9, 22; doi: 10.3390/toxins9010022

161: Dubovskiy, I., E. Grizanova, M. Whitten, K. Mukherjee, C. Greig, T. Alikina, M. Kabilov, A. Vilcinskas, V. Glupov & T. Butt 2016: Immuno-physiological adaptations confer wax moth Galleria mellonella resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis. Virulence 7(8), 860-870.

160:   Vilcinskas A. 2016: The role of epigenetics in host-parasite coevolution: lessons from the model host insects Galleria mellonella and Tribolium castaneum. Zoology 119, 273-280.

159:   Joop, G. & A. Vilcinskas 2016: Coevolution of parasitic fungi and their insect hosts. Zoology 119, 350-358.

158: Kanost, M…A. Vilcinskas...G. Blissard 2016: Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of a lepidopteran insect, Manduca sexta. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 76, 118-147.

157: Rahnamaeian M., M. Cytrynska, A. Zdybicka-Barabas & A. Vilcinskas 2016: The functional interaction between abaecin and pore-forming peptides indicates a general mechanism of antibacterial potentiation. Peptides 78, 17-23.

156: Cabezas-Cruz, A., M. Tonk, A. Bouchut, C. Pierrot, R. Pierce, M. Kotsyfakis, M. Rahnamaeian, A. Vilcinskas, J. Khalife & J. Valdes 2016: Antiplasmodial activity is an ancient and conserved feature among tick defensins. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1682.

155: Tonk, M., A. Vilcinskas & M. Rahnamaeian 2016: Insect antimicrobial peptides: Potential tools for the prevention of skin cancer. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100 (17), 7397-7405. 

154: Bolouri Moghaddam, M.R., M. Tonk, C. Schreiber, D. Salzig, P. Czermak, A. Vilcinskas & M. Rahnamaeian 2016: The potential of the Galleria mellonella innate immune system is maximized by the co presentation of diverse antimicrobial peptides. Biological Chemistry 397(9), 939-945.

153: Al Souhail, Q., Y. Hiromasa, M. Rahnamaeian, M. Giraldo, D. Takahashi, B. Valent, A. Vilcinskas & M. Kanost 2016: Characterization and regulation of expression of an antifungal peptide from hemolymph of an insect, Manduca sexta. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 61, 258-268.

152: Degenkolb, T., L. Götze, H. von Döhren, A. Vilcinskas & H. Brückner 2016: Sequences of stilboflavin C: towards the peptaibiome of the filamentous fungus Stilbella (= Trichoderma) flavipes. Journal of Peptide Science 22(8), 517-524.

151: Mylonakis, E., L. Podsiadlowski, M. Muhammed & A. Vilcinskas 2016. Diversity, evolution and medical applications of insect antimicrobial peptides. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 371: 20150290.

150: Vilcinskas, A. & H. Vogel 2016: Seasonal phenotype-specific transcriptional reprogramming during metamorphosis in the European Map Butterfly Araschnia levana. Ecology and Evolution 6 (11), 3476-3458. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2120.

149: Bingsohn, L., E. Knorr & A. Vilcinskas 2016: The model beetle Tribolium castaneum can be used as an early-warning system for transgenerational epigenetic side effects caused by pharmaceuticals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C Toxicology and Pharmacology 185-186, 57-64.

148: Jacobs, C., S. Steiger, D. Heckel, N. Wielsch, A. Vilcinskas & H. Vogel 2016: Sex, offspring and carcass determine antimicrobial peptide expression in the burying beetle. Scientific Reports 6:25409

147: Franta, Z., H. Vogel, R. Lehmann, O. Rupp, A. Goesmann & A. Vilcinskas 2016: Next generation sequencing identifies five major classes of potentially therapeutic enzymes secreted by Lucilia sericata medical maggots. Biomedical Research International vol. 2016, Article ID 8285428. 27 pages. doi:10.1155/2016/8285428

146: Wiesner, A., C. Ziemann, M. Hintz, A. Reichenberg, R. Ortmann, M. Schlitzer, R. Fuhst, A. Vilcinskas & H. Jomaa 2016. FR-900098, a new antimalarial agent that inhibits the non-mevalonate isoprenoid biosynthesis pathway, shows no evidence of acute toxicity and genotoxicity. Virulence 7(6), 718-728.

145: Beckert, A., J. Wiesner, H. Schmidtberg, R. Lehmann, A. Baumann, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2016: Expression and characterization of a recombinant i-type lysozyme from the harlequin ladybird beetle Harmonia axyridis. Insect Molecular Biology 25, 202-215.

144: Pöppel, A.-K, M. Kahl, A. Baumann, J. Wiesner, A. Gökcen, A. Beckert, K. T. Preissner, A. Vilcinskas & Z. Franta 2016: A Jonah-like chymotrypsin from the therapeutic maggot Lucilia sericata plays a role in wound debridement and coagulation. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 70, 138-147.

143: Bolouri Moghaddam, M.R., A. Vilcinskas & M. Rahnamaeian 2016: Cooperative interaction of antimicrobial peptides with the interrelated immune pathways in plants. Molecular Plant Pathology 17(3), 464-471.

142: Degenkolb, T. & A. Vilcinskas 2016: Metabolites from nematophagous fungi and nematicidal natural products from fungi – an alternative for biological control? Part II: Metabolites from nematophagous basidiomycetes and non-nematophagous fungi. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100, 3813-3824.

141: Degenkolb, T. & A. Vilcinskas 2016: Metabolites from nematophagous fungi and nematicidal natural products from fungi – an alternative for biological control? Part I: Metabolites from nematophagous ascomycetes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100, 3799-3812.

140: Knorr, E., H. Schmidtberg, D. Arslan, L. Bingsohn & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Translocation of bacteria from the gut to the eggs triggers maternal transgenerational immune priming in Tribolium castaneum. Biology Letters 11:20150885.

139: Ulrich, J., V.A. Dao, U. Majumdar, C. Schmitt-Engel, J. Schwirz, T. Schultheis, N. Ströhlein, N. Troelenberg , D. Grossmann, T. Richter, J. Dönitz, L. Gerischer, G. LeBoulle, , A. Vilcinskas, M. Stanke & G. Bucher 2015: Large scale RNAi screen in Tribolium reveals novel target genes for pest control and the proteasome as prime target. BMC Genomics 16:674.

138: Schott, M., B. Klein & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Detection of illicit drugs by trained honeybees (Apis mellifera). PLoS One 10(6): e128528.

137: Tonk, M., E. Knorr, A. Cabezas-Cruz, J. Valdes, C. Kollewe & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Tribolium castaneum defensins are primarily active against Gram-positive bacteria. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 132, 208-215.

136: Tonk, M., A. Cabezas-Cruz,  J. Valdés, R.O.M. Rego, L. Grubhoffer, A. Estrada-Peña, A. Vilcinskas, M. Kotsyfakis & M. Rahnamaeian 2015: Ixodes ricinus defensins attack distantly-related pathogens. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 53(2), 358-365.

135: Rahnamaeian, M. & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Short antimicrobial peptides as cosmetic ingredients to deter dermatological pathogens. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99, 8847-8855.

134: Eisenhardt, M., D. Dobler, P. Schlupp, T. Schmidts, M. Salzig, A. Vilcinskas, D. Salzig, P. Czermak, M. Keusgen & F. Runkel 2015: Development of an insect metalloproteinase inhibitor drug carrier system for application in chronic wound infections. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 67(11), 1481-1491.

133: Baumann, A., R. Lehmann, A. Beckert, A. Vilcinskas & Z. Franta 2015: Selection and evaluation of tissue specific reference genes in Lucilia sericata during an immune challenge. PLoS One 10(8):e0135093.

132: Kahl, M., A. Gökcen, S. Fischer, M. Bäumer, J. Wiesner, G. Lochnit, M. Wygrecka, A. Vilcinskas & K. Preissner 2015: Maggot excretion products from the blowfly Lucilia sericata contain contact phase/intrinsic pathway-like proteases with procoagulant functions. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 114(2), 277-288.

131: Bhandari, D. R., M. Schott, A. Römpp, A. Vilcinskas & B. Spengler 2015: Metabolite localization by atmospheric pressure high-resolution scanning microprobe matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging in whole body sections and individual organs of the rove beetle Paederus riparius. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 407, 2189-2201.

130: Mukherjee, K., R. Twyman & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Insect models to study the epigenetic basis of disease. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 118, 69-78.

129: Gupta, S.K., M. Kupper, C. Ratzka, H. Feldhaar, A. Vilcinskas, R. Gross, T. Dandekar & F. Förster 2105: Scrutinizing the immune defence inventory of Camponotus floridanus applying total transcriptome sequencing. BMC Genomics 16: 540.

128: Degenkolb, T., K. F. Nielsen, R. Dieckmann, F. Branco-Rocha, P. Chaverri, G.J. Samuels, U. Thrane, H. von Döhren, A. Vilcinskas & H. Brückner 2015: Peptaibol, secondary-metabolite, and hydrophobin pattern of commercial biocontrol agents formulated with species of the Trichoderma harzianum complex. Chemistry and Biodiversity 12(4), 662-684.

127: Rajamuthiah, R., E. Jayamani, A. L. Conery, B. Burgwyn Fuchs, W. Kim, A. Vilcinskas, F. M. Ausubel & E. Mylonakis 2015: A defensin from the model beetle Tribolium castaneum acts synergistically with Telavancin and Daptomycin against multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 10(6): e0128576.

126: Pöppel, A.-K., H. Vogel, J. Wiesner & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Antimicrobial peptides expressed in medicinal maggots of the blow fly Lucilia sericata show combinatorial activity against bacteria. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 59, 2508-2514.

125: Rahnamaeian M., M. Cytryńska, A. Zdybicka-Barabas, K. Dobslaff, J. Wiesner, R. Twyman, T. Züchner, B. Sadd, R. Regoes, P. Schmid-Hempel & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Insect antimicrobial peptides show potentiating functional interactions against Gram-negative bacteria. Proceedings Royal Society B 282: 20150293.

124: Nollmann, F.I., A.K. Heinrich, A.O. Brachmann, C. Morisseau, K. Mukherjee, Á.M. Casanova-Torres, F. Strobl, D. Kleinhans, S. Kinski, K. Schultz, M. Beeton, M. Kaiser, Y.-Y. Chu, L. Phan Ke, A. Thanwisai, K.A.J. Bozhüyük, N. Chantratita, F. Götz, N.R. Waterfield, A. Vilcinskas, E. H. Stelzer, H. Goodrich-Blair, B.D. Hammock & H.B. Bode 2015: A Photorhabdus natural product inhibits insect juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase. ChemBioChem 16(5), 766-771.

123: Gorshkov, V., W. Blenau, G. Koeniger, A. Römpp, A. Vilcinskas & B. Spengler 2015: Protein and peptide composition of male accessory glands of Apis mellifera drones investigated by mass spectrometry. PLoS One 10(5): e125068.

122: Beckert, A., J. Wiesner, A. Baumann, A.-K. Pöppel, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2015: Two c-type lysozymes boost the innate immune system of the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 49, 303-312.

121: Vilcinskas, A., H. Schmidtberg, A. Estoup, A. Tayeh & H. Vogel 2015: Evolutionary ecology of microsporidia associated with the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Insect Science 22, 313-324.

120: Vilcinskas A. 2015: Pathogens as biological weapons of invasive species. PLoS Pathogens 11(4): e1004714

119: Abdellatef, E., T. Will, A. Koch, J. Imani, A. Vilcinskas & K.-H. Kogel 2015: Silencing the expression of the salivary sheath protein causes trans-generational feeding suppression in the aphid Sitobion avenae. Plant Biotechnology Journal 13(6), 849-857.

118: Will, T. & A. Vilcinskas 2015: The structural sheath protein of aphids is required for phloem feeding. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 57, 34-40.

117: Jayamani, E., R. Rajamuthiah, J. Larkins-Ford, B. Burgwyn Fuchs, A. Conery, A. Vilcinskas, F. Ausubel & E. Mylonakis 2015: Insect-derived cecropins display activity against Acinetobacter baumannii in a whole-animal high-throughput Caenorhabditis elegans model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 59(3), 1728-1737.

116:   Tonk, M., A. Cabezas-Cruz, J. Valdés, R. Rego, T. Chrudimská, M. Strnad, R. Šíma, L. Bell-Sakyi, Z. Franta, A. Vilcinskas, L. Grubhoffer, M. Rahnamaeian 2014: Defensins from the tick Ixodes scapularis are effective against phytopathogenic fungi and the human bacterial pathogen Listeria grayi. Parasites and Vectors 7(1):554.

115: Jacobs, C., Y. Wang, H. Vogel, A. Vilcinskas, M. van der Zee & D. Rozen 2014: Egg survival is reduced by grave-soil microbes in the carrion beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14(1):208

114: Mukherjee, K. & A. Vilcinskas 2014: Development and immunity-related microRNAs of the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella. BMC Genomics 15:705.

113: Deghan, S., M. Sadeghi, A. Pöppel, R. Fischer, R. Lakes-Harlan, H. Kavousi, A. Vilcinskas & M. Rahnamaeian 2014: Differential inductions of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase and chalcone synthase during wounding, salicylic acid treatment, and salinity stress in safflower, Carthamus tinctorius. Bioscience Reports 34, e00114.

112: Röhrich, C., W. Jaklitsch, H. Voglmayr, A. Iversen, A. Vilcinskas, K. Nielsen, U. Thrane, H. von Döhren, H. Brückner & T. Degenkolb 2014: Front line defenders of the ecological niche! Screening the structural diversity of peptaibiotics from saprophobic and fungicolous Trichderma/Hyocrea species. Fungal Diversity 69, 117-146.

111: Gasch, T. & A. Vilcinskas 2014: The chemical defense in larvae of the earwig Forficula auricularia. Journal of Insect Physiology 67, 1-8.

110: Freitak, D., H. Schmidtberg, F. Dickel, G. Lochnit, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2014: The maternal transfer of bacteria mediates trans-generational immune priming in insects. Virulence 5(49), 547-554.

109: Terrapon, N….A. Vilcinskas,…& J. Liebig (43 authors) 2014: Molecular traces of alternative social organization in a termite genome. Nature Communications 5:3636.

108: Missbach, C., H. Dweck, H. Vogel, A. Vilcinskas, M. Stensmyr, B. Hansson & E. Grosse-Wilde 2014: Evolution of insect olfactory receptors. eLife 3:e02115.

107: Pöppel, A.-K., A. Koch, K.-H. Kogel, H. Vogel, C. Kollewe, J. Wiesner & A. Vilcinskas 2014: Lucimycin, an antifungal peptide from the therapeutic maggots of the common green bottle fly Lucilia sericata. Biological Chemistry 395, 649-656.

106: Vogel, H., C. Badapanda, E. Knorr & A. Vilcinskas 2014: RNA-Sequencing analysis reveals abundant developmental stage-specific and immunity-related genes in the pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus. Insect Molecular Biology 23, 99-112.

105: Gökcen, A., A. Vilcinskas & J. Wiesner 2014: Biofilm-degrading enzymes from Lysobacter gummosus. Virulence 5(3), 378-387.

104: Berisha, A., K. Mukherjee, A. Vilcinskas, B. Spengler & A. Römpp 2013: High-resolution mass spectrometry driven discovery of peptidic danger signals in insect immunity. PloS One 8(11): e80406.

103: Schmidtberg, H., C.R. Röhrich, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2013: A switch from constitutive chemical defense to inducible innate immune responses in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Biology Letters 9, 20130006. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2113.

102: Vilcinskas, A., K. Mukherjee & H. Vogel 2013: Expansion of the antimicrobial peptide repertoire in the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280 (1750), 20122113.

101: Vilcinskas, A., K. Stoecker, H. Schmidtberg, C.R. Röhrich & H. Vogel 2013: Response to comments on “Invasive harlequin ladybird carries biological weapons against native competitors”. Science 341, 1342-1343.

100: Vilcinskas, A., K. Stoecker, H. Schmidtberg, C.R. Röhrich & H. Vogel 2013: Invasive harlequin ladybird carries biological weapons against native competitors. Science 340 (6134), 862-863.

99: Gasch, T., M. Schott, C. Wehrenfennig, R.-A. Düring & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Multifunctional weaponry: the chemical defense of earwigs. Journal of Insect Physiology 59, 1186-1193.

98: Sadeghi, M., S. Dehghan, R. Fischer, U. Wenzel, A. Vilcinskas, H.R. Kavousi & M. Rahnamaeian 2013: Isolation and characterization of isochorismate synthase and cinnamate 4-hydroxylase during salinity stress, wounding, and salicylic acid treatment in Carthamus tinctorius. Plant Signaling and Behavior 8, e27335.

97: Rodrigues de Melo, N., A. Abdrahman, C. Greig, K. Mukherjee, C. Thornton, N. Ratcliffe, A. Vilcinskas & T. Butt 2013: Myriocin Significantly Increases the mortality of a non-mammalian model host during Candida pathogenesis. PLoS One 8: e78905.

96: Zarkani, A., E. Stein, C.R. Röhrich, M. Schikora, E. Evguenieva-Hackenberg, T. Degenkolb , A. Vilcinskas, G. Klug, K.-H. Kogel & A. Schikora 2013: Homoserine lactones influence the reaction of plants to Rhizobia. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 14, 17122-17146.

95: Grünwald S., J. Stellzig, I.V. Adam, K. Weber, S. Binger, M. Boll, E. Knorr, R.M. Twyman, A. Vilcinskas & U. Wenzel 2013: Longevity in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum is enhanced by broccoli and depends on nrf-2, jnk-1 and foxo-1 homologous genes. Genes and Nutrition 8, 439-448.

94: Kollewe, C. & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Production of recombinant proteins in insect cells. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology 9(3), 255-271.

93: Druzinec, D., D. Salzig, A. Brix, M. Kraume, A. Vilcinskas, C. Kollewe & P. Czermak 2013: Optimization of insect cell based protein production processses – online monitoring, expresion systems, scale up. Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, 136, 65-100.

92: Schott, M., C. Wehrenpfennig, T. Gasch, R.-A. Düring & A. Vilcinskas 2013: A portable gas chromatograph with simultaneous detection by mass spectrometry and electroantennography for the highly sensitive in situ measurement of volatiles. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 405(23), 7457-7467.

91: Schott, M., C. Wehrenpfennig, T. Gasch & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Insect-antenna-based biosensors for in situ analytics. Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology 136, 101-122.

90: Will, T. & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Aphid-proof plants: Biotechnology-based approaches for aphid control. Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology 136, 179-204.

89: Knorr, E., L, Bingsohn, M. Kanost & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Tribolium castaneum as a model for high-thoughput RNAi screening. Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology 136, 163-178.

88: Brandt, A & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Drosophila as a model for aging research. Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology 135, 63-77.

87: Mukherjee, K., R. Rayu, R. Fischer & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Galleria mellonella as a model host to study gut microbe homeostasis and brain infection by the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology 135, 27-39.

86: Mukherjee, K., T. Hain, R. Fischer, T. Chakraborty & A. Vilcinskas 2013: Brain infection and activation of neuronal repair mechanisms caused by the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes in the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella. Virulence 4(4): 324-332.

85: Wehrenfennig, C., M. Schott, T. Gasch, R.-A. Düring, A. Vilcinskas & C.-D. Kohl 2013: On-site airborne pheromone sensing. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 405, 6389-6403.

84: Wehrenfennig, C., M. Schott, T. Gasch, D. Meixner, R.-A. Düring, A. Vilcinskas & C.-D. Kohl 2013: An approach to sense pheromone concentration by pre-concentration and gas sensors. Physica Status Solidi A 210(5), 932-937.

83: Dubovskiy, I.M., M. Whitten, V.Y. Kryukov, O.N. Yaroslavtseva, E.V. Grizanova, C. Greig K. Mukherjee, A. Vilcinskas, P. Mitkovets, V. Glupov & T. Butt 2013: More than a color change: Insect melanism, disease resistance and fecundity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280:20130584.

82: Dubovskiy, I.M., M. Whitten, O. Yaroslavtseva, C. Greig, V.Y. Kryukov, E.V. Grizanova, K. Mukherjee, A. Vilcinskas, V. Glupov & T. Butt 2013: Can insects develop resistance to insect pathogenic fungi? PLoS One 8(4): e60248.

81: Gökcen, A., A. Vilcinskas & J. Wiesner 2013: Methods to identify enzyme that degrade the main extracellular polysaccharide component of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms. Virulence 4:3, 260-270.

80: Vilcinskas A. 2013: Evolutionary plasticity of insect immunity. Journal of Insect Physiology 59(2), 123-129.

79: Röhrich, C., A.Vilcinskas, H. Brückner & T. Degenkolb 2013: The sequences of the eleven-residue peptaibiotics: Suzukacillins-B. Chemisty and Biodiversity 10 (5), 827-837.

78: Röhrich, C., A. Iversen, W.M. Jaklitsch, H. Voglmayr, A. Vilcinskas, K. F. Nielsen, U. Thrane, H. von Döhren, H. Brückner & T. Degenkolb 2013: Screening the biosphere: The fungicolous fungus Trichoderma phellinicola, a prolific source of Hypophellins, New 17-, 18-, 19-, and 20-Residue peptaibiotics. Chemistry and Biodiversity 10(5), 787-812.

77: Ngwa, C.J., M. Scheuermayer, G. R. Mair, S. Kern, T. Brügl, C.C. Wirth, M.N. Aminake, J. Wiesner, R. Fischer, A. Vilcinskas & G. Pradel 2013: Changes in the transcriptome of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum during the initial phase of transmission from the human to the mosquito. BMC Genomics 14:256

76: Altincicek, B., A. Elashry, N. Guz, F. Grundler, A. Vilcinskas & H.-W. Dehne 2013: Next generation sequencing based transcriptome analysis of septic-injury responsive genes in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. PLoS One 8(1): e52004. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052004.  

75: Mukherjee, K., R. Fischer & A. Vilcinskas 2012: Histone acetylation mediates epigenetic regulation of transcriptional reprogramming in insects during metamorphosis, wounding and infection. Frontiers in Zoology 9:25

74: Freitak, D., E. Knorr, H. Vogel & A. Vilcinskas 2012: Gender and stressor specific miRNA expression in Tribolium castaneum. Biology Letters 8, 860-863.

73: Röhrich, C.R., A. Iversen, W.M. Jaklitsch, H. Voglmayr, A. Berg, H. Dörfelt, U. Thrane, A. Vilcinskas, K.F. Nielsen, H. von Döhren, H. Brückner, T. Degenkolb 2012. Hypopulvins, novel peptaibiotics from the polyporicolous fungus Hypocrea pulvinata, are produced during infection of its natural hosts. Fungal Biology 116 (12), 1219-1231.

72: Wehrenfennig, C., M. Schott, T. Gasch, T. Sauerwald, R.-A. Düring, A. Vilcinskas, & C. Kohl 2012. Laboratory characterization of metal-oxide sensors intended for in situ analyses of pheromones – SOMMSA approach. Physica Status Solidi A, 209 (5), 935-939.

71: Behnam, F., A. Vilcinskas, M. Wagner & K. Stoecker 2012: A Straightforward DOPE (Double Labeling of Oligonucleotide Probes)-FISH (Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization) method for simultaneous multicolor detection of six microbial populations. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(15), 5138-5142.

70: Röhrich, R., C. J. Ngwa, J. Wiesner, H. Schmidtberg, T. Degenkolb. R. Fischer, G. Pradel & A. Vilcinskas 2012: Harmonine, a defense compound from the harlequin ladybird, inhibits mycobacterial growth and demonstrates multi-stage anti-malarial activity. Biology Letters 8, 308-311.

69: Koch, A., W. Khalifa, G. Langen, A. Vilcinskas, K.-H. Kogel & J. Imani 2012: The antimicrobial peptide thanatin reduces Fusarium graminearum infection in Arabidopsis. Journal of Phytopathology 160, 606–610.

68: Rahnamaeian, M. & A. Vilcinskas 2012: Defense gene expression is potentiated in transgenic barley expressing antifungal peptide metchnikowin throughout powdery mildew challenge. Journal of Plant Science 125(1), 115-124.

67: Dobson, A.J., P.R. Johnston, A. Vilcinskas & J. Rolff 2012: Identification of immunological expressed sequence tags in the mealworm beetle Tenebrio molitor, Journal of Insect Physiology, 58(12), 1556-1561.

66: Knorr, E. & A. Vilcinskas 2011: Post-embryonic functions of HSP90 in Tribolium castaneum include regulation of compound eye development. Development, Genes and Evolution 211 (5-6), 357-362.

65: Arolas, J., T. Bothello, A. Vilcinskas & X. Gomis-Rüth. 2011. Structural evidence for standard-mechanisms inhibition in metallopeptidases from a complex poised to resynthesize a peptide bond. Angewandte Chemie – International Edition, 50(44), 10357-10360.

64: Vilcinskas, A. 2011: Insects emerge as valuable model hosts to explore virulence. Virulence 2:5, 376-378.

63: Vogel, H., C. Badapanda & A. Vilcinskas 2011: Identification of immunity-related genes in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides by suppression subtractive hybridization. Insect Molecular Biology 20(6), 787-800.

62: Degenkolb, T., R.-A. Düring & A. Vilcinskas 2011: Secondary metabolites released by the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides: chemical analyses and possible ecological functions. Journal of Chemical Ecology 37(7), 724-735.

61: Vogel, H., B. Altincicek, G. Glöckner & A. Vilcinskas 2011: A comprehensive transcriptome  and immune-gene repertoire of the lepidopteran model mini-host Galleria mellonella. BMC Genomics 12:308.

60: Vilcinskas A. 2011: Anti-Infective therapeutics from the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella. Current Pharmaceutical Design 17 (13), 1240-1245.

59: Mukherjee, K., M. Abu Mraheil, S. Silva, D. Müller, F. Cemic, J. Hemberger, T. Hain, A. Vilcinskas & T. Chakraborty 2011. Anti-Listeria activities of Galleria hemolymph proteins. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77(12), 4237-4240.

58: Kirsch, R., H. Vogel, A. Muck, J. Pasteels, A. Vilcinskas & W. Boland 2011: To be or not to be convergent in salicin-based defense in chrysomeline leaf beetle larvae: Evidence from Phratora vitellinae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278, 3225-3232.

57: Lehtovirta-Morley, L., K. Stoecker, A. Vilcinskas, J. Prosser & G. Nicol 2011: Cultivation of an obligate acidophilic ammonia oxidizer from a nitrifying acid soil. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA, 108 (38), 15892-15897.

56: Mayer, C., A. Vilcinskas & J. Gross 2011: Chemically mediated multitrophic interactions in a plant–insect vector-phytoplasma system compared with a partially nonvector species. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 13, 25-35.

55: Jiang, H., A. Vilcinskas & M. Kanost 2010: Immunity in lepidopteran insects. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 708, 181-204.

54: Wiesner, J. & A. Vilcinskas 2010: Antimicrobial peptides: the ancient arm of the human immune system. Virulence 1:5, 440-464.

53: Altincicek, B., M. Fischer, M. Fischer, K. Lüersen, M. Boll, U. Wenzel & A. Vilcinskas 2010: Role of matrix metalloproteinase ZMP-2 in pathogen resistance and development in Caenorhabditis elegans. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 34, 1160-1169.

52: International Aphid Genomics Consortium 2010: Genome Sequence of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. PLoS Biology, 8(2):e1000313. Accompanying publication:

51: Gerardo, N., B. Altincicek, C. Anselme, H. Atamian, S. Barribeau, M. de Vos, J. Evans, T. Gabaldón, M. Ghanim, A. Heddi, I. Kaloshian, A. Latorre, C. Monegat, A. Moya, A. Nakabachi, B. Parker, V. Pérez-Brocal, M. Pignatelli, Y.Rahbé, J. Ramsey, J. Tamames, D. Tamarit, C. Tamborindeguy, A. Vilcinskas 2010: Immunity and other defenses in pea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisum. Genome Biology 11(2): R21.

50: Vilcinskas A. 2010: Coevolution between pathogen-derived proteinases and proteinase inhibitors of host insects. Virulence 1:3, 206-214.

49: Mukherjee, K., B. Altincicek, T. Hain, E. Domann, A. Vilcinskas & T. Chakraborty 2010: Galleria mellonella as model system to study Listeria pathogenesis Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76 (1), 310-317.

48: Altincicek B., A, Berisha, K. Mukherjee, B. Spengler, A. Römpp & A. Vilcinskas 2009:  Identification of collagen IV derived danger/alarm signals in insect immunity by nanoLC-FTICR MS. Biological Chemistry 390, 1303-1311.

47: Knorr, E., H. Schmidtberg, A. Vilcinskas & B. Altnicicek 2009: MMPs regulate both development and immunity in the Tribolium model insect. PLoS One 4(3): e4751.

46: Rahnamaeian, M., G. Langen, J. Imani, B. Altincicek, D. von Wettstein, K.-H. Kogel & A. Vilcinskas 2009: Insect peptide metchnikowin confers on barley a selective capacity
for resistance to ascomycota fungal pathogens. Journal of Experimental Botany 60 (14), 4105-4114.

45: Mayer, C., B. Jarausch, W. Jarausch, W. Jelkmann A. Vilcinskas & J. Gross 2009: Cacopsylla melanoneura has no relevance as vector of apple proliferation in Germany. Phytopathology 99 (6), 729-738.

44: Altincicek, B. & A. Vilcinskas 2009: Septic injury inducible genes in medicinal maggots of the blowfly Lucilia sericata. Insect Molecular Biology 18,119-125.

43: Altincicek, B. & A. Vilcinskas 2008: Identification of immune inducible genes from the velvet worm Epiperipatus biolleyi (Onychophora). Developmental and Comparative Immunology 32, 1416-1421.

42: Mayer, C., A. Vilcinskas & J. Gross 2008: Pathogen-induced release of plant allomone manipulates vector insect behaviour. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34, 1518-1522.

41: Altincicek, B., S. Stötzl, M. Wygrecka, K. Preissner & A. Vilcinskas 2008: Host-derived extracellular nucleic acids enhance innate immune responses, induce coagulation, and prolong survival upon infection in insects. Journal of Immunology 181, 2705-2712.

40: Altincicek, B., J. Gross & A. Vilcinskas 2008: Wounding-mediated gene expression and accelerated viviparous reproduction of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Insect Molecular Biology 17, 711-716.

39: Mayer, C., A. Vilcinskas & J. Gross 2008: Phytopathogen lures its insect vector by altering host plant odor. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34, 1045-1049.

38: Altincicek, B. & A. Vilcinskas 2008: Identification of a lepidopteran matrix metalloproteinase with dual roles in metamorphosis and innate immunity. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 32, 400-409.

37: Altincicek, B. & A. Vilcinskas 2008: Comparative screening for septic injury-inducible genes in phylogenetic distant models of regeneration and stem cell research: the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea and the cnidarian Hydra vulgaris. Frontiers in Zoology 5: 6.

36: Gross, J., K. Schuhmacher, H. Schmidtberg & A. Vilcinskas 2008: Protected by fumigants: beetles perfumes in antimicrobial defence. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34, 179-188.

35: Tribolium Genome Sequencing Consortium 2008: The genome of the developmental model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum. Nature 425, 949-955. Accompanying publication:

34: Altincicek, B., E. Knorr & A. Vilcinskas 2008: Beetle immunity: Identification of immune-inducible genes from the model insect Tribolium castaneum. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 32, 585-595.

33: Wedde, M., C. Weise, C. Nuck, B. Altincicek & A. Vilcinskas 2007: The insect metallo-proteinase inhibitor gene of the lepidopteran Galleria mellonella encodes two distinct inhibitors. Biological Chemistry 388, 119-127.

32: Altincicek, B & A. Vilcinskas 2007: Analysis of the immune-related transcriptome from microbial stress resistant, rat-tailed maggots of the drone fly Eristalis tenax. BMC Genomics 8: 326.

31: Altincicek, B. & A. Vilcinskas 2007: Analysis of the immune-related transcriptome of a lophothrochozoan model, the marine annelid Platynereis dumerilii. Frontiers in Zoology 4:18.

30: Altincicek, B., M. Lindner, D. Lindner, K. Preissner & A. Vilcinskas 2007: Microbial metallo-proteinases mediate sensing of invading pathogens and activate innate immune responses in the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella. Infection and Immunity 75 (1), 175-183.

29: Altincicek, B. & A. Vilcinskas 2007: Identification of immune-related genes from an apterygote insect, the firebrat Thermobia domestica. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 37, 726-731.

28: Altincicek, B. & A. Vilcinskas 2006: Metamorphosis and collagen-IV-fragments stimulate innate immune response in the greater wax moth Galleria mellonella. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 30, 1108-1118.

27: Langen, G., J. Imani, B. Altincicek, G. Kieseritzky, K.-H. Kogel & A. Vilcinskas 2006: Transgenic expression of gallerimycin, a novel antifungal insect defensin from the greater wax moth Galleria mellonella, confers resistance against pathogenic fungi in tobacco. Biological Chemistry 387, 549-557.

26: Vilcinskas, A. & J. Gross 2005: Drugs from bugs: the use of insects as a valuable source of transgenes with potential in modern plant protection strategies. Journal of Pest Science 78, 187-191.

25: Clermont, A., M. Wedde, V. Seitz, L. Podsiadlowski, M. Hummel & A. Vilcinskas 2004: Cloning and expression of an inhibitor against microbial metalloproteinases from insects (IMPI) contributing to innate immunity. Biochemical Journal 382, 315 - 322.

24: Kress, H., A. Jarrin, E. Thüroff, R. Saunders, C. Weise, M. Schmidt am Busch, E.-W. Knapp, M. Wedde & A. Vilcinskas 2004: A Kunitz type protease inhibitor related protein is synthesized in Drosophila prepupal salivary glands and released into the moulting fluid during pupation. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 34, 855 - 869.

23: Seitz, V., A. Clermont, M. Wedde, M. Hummel, A. Vilcinskas, K. Schlatterer & L. Podsiadlowski 2003: Identification of immunorelevant genes from greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella) by a subtractive hybridization approach. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 27, 207-215.

22: Schuhmann, B., V. Seitz, A. Vilcinskas & L. Podsiadlowski 2003: Cloning and expression of gallerimycin, an antifungal peptide expressed in immune response by the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 53, 125-133.

21: Stricker, S., A. Poustka, U. Wiecha, A. Stiege, J. Hecht, G. Panopoulou, A. Vilcinskas, S. Mundlos & V. Seitz 2003: A single amphioxus and sea urchin runt-gene suggests that runt-gene duplications occurred in early chordate evolution. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 27, 673-684.

20: Vilcinskas A. & M. Wedde 2002: Insect inhibitors of metalloproteinases. IUBMB Life 54, 339-343.

19: Fröbius, A., M. Kanost, P. Götz & A. Vilcinskas 2000: Isolation and characterization of novel inducible serine protease inhibitors from larval hemolymph of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella. European Journal of Biochemistry 267, 2046-2053.

18: Gillespie, J., A. Bailey, B. Cobb & A. Vilcinskas 2000: Fungal elicitors of insect immune responses. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 44, 49-68.

17: Griesch, J., M. Wedde & A. Vilcinskas 2000: Recognition and regulation of metalloproteinase activity in the hemolymph of Galleria mellonella: A new pathway mediating induction of humoral immune responses. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 30, 461-472.

16: Wolter, C., J. Minow, A. Vilcinskas & U. Grosch 2000: Long-term effects of human influence on fish community structure and fisheries in Berlin waters: an urban water system. Fisheries Management and Ecology 7, 97-104.

15: Vilcinskas, A. & P. Götz. 1999: Parasitic fungi and their interactions with the insect immune system. Advances in Parasitology 43, 267-313 (eingeladener Review).

14: Vilcinskas, A., A. Jegorov, Z. Landa & V. Matha 1999: Effects of beauverolide L and cyclosporin A on humoral and cellular immune response of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 122C, 83-92.

13: Wedde, M., C. Weise, P. Kopacek, P. Franke & A. Vilcinskas 1998: Purification and characterization of an inducible metalloprotease inhibitor from the hemolymph of greater wax moth larvae, Galleria mellonella. European Journal of Biochemistry 255, 534-543.

12: Griesch, J. & A. Vilcinskas 1998: Proteases released by entomopathogenic fungi impair phagocytic activity, attachment and spreading of plasmatocytes isolated from hemolymph of the greater wax moth Galleria mellonella. Biocontrol Science and Technology 8, 517-531.

11: Gross, J., C. Müller, A. Vilcinskas & M. Hilker 1998: Antimicrobial activity in the exocrine glandular secretions, hemolymph and larval regurgitate of the mustard leaf beetle Phaedon cochleariae. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 72, 296-303.

10: Podsiadlowski, L., V. Matha & A. Vilcinskas 1998: Detection of a P-glycoprotein related pump in Chironomus larvae and its inhibition by verapamil and cyclosporin A. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 121B, 443-450.

9: Vilcinskas, A. & M. Wedde 1997: Inhibition of Beauveria bassiana proteases and fungal development by inducible protease inhibitors in the haemolymph of Galleria mellonella larvae. Biocontrol Science and Technology 7 (4), 591-601.

8: Vilcinskas, A., V. Matha & P. Götz 1997: Effects of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae and its secondary metabolites on morphology and cytoskeleton of plasmatocytes isolated from Galleria mellonella. Journal Insect Physiology 43, 1149-1159.

7: Vilcinskas, A., P. Kopacek, A. Jegorov, A. Vey & V. Matha 1997: Detection of lipophorin as the major cyclosporin-binding protein in the hemolymph of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 117C (1), 41-45.

6: Vilcinskas, A. & V. Matha 1997: Effect of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana on humoral immune response of Galleria mellonella larvae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). European Journal of Entomology 94, 461-472.

5: Vilcinskas, A., V. Matha & P. Götz 1997: Inhibition of phagocytic activity of plasmatocytes isolated from Galleria mellonella by entomogenous fungi and their secondary metabolites. Journal of Insect Physiology 43 (1), 475-483.

4: Vilcinskas, A. & V. Matha 1997: Antimycotic activity of lysozyme and its contribution to antifungal humoral defence reactions in Galleria mellonella. Animal Biology 6 (1), 13-23.

3: Wolter, C. & A. Vilcinskas 1997: Characterization of the typical fish community of inland waterways of the northeastern lowlands in Germany. Regulated Rivers: Research and Management 13, 335-343.

2: Wolter. C. & A. Vilcinskas 1997: Perch (Perca fluviatilis) as an indicator species for structural degradation in regulated rivers and canals in the lowlands of Germany. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 6, 174-181.

1: Wolter, C. & A. Vilcinskas 1996: Fishfauna of the Berlinean waters - their vulnerability and protection. Limnologica 26 (2), 207-213.


Book chapters / Publications in non-ISI-ranked Journals

33: Vilcinskas A. 2019: Insektenbiotechnologie. In: Biologische Transformation (Reimund Neugebauer Hrsg.) Springer Verlag, Kapitel 13. 251-262.

32: Rühl, M., V. Pietzner, A. Vilcinskas & H. Zorn 2019: Insekten und Schimmelpilze als Bioressource. Chemie in unserer Zeit 53,

31: Mukherjee, K. & A. Vilcinskas 2019: Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in insects. In: Transgenerational epigenetics (Trygve O. Tollefsbol ed.) Academic Press. Chapter 14, 315-329.

30: Vilcinskas A. 2018: Insektenbiotechnologie im Pflanzenschutz. Agrarspectrum 50, 51-56.

29: Vilcinskas A. 2016: Aphid immunity. In: Biology and Ecology of Aphids (A.Vilcinskas ed.). CRC Press, Chapter 6, 126-134.

28: Schmidtberg, H. & A. Vilcinskas 2016: The ontogenesis of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. In: Biology and Ecology of Aphids (A.Vilcinskas ed.). CRC Press, Chapter 2, 14-51.

27: Vilcinskas A. 2015: Learning from Insects: Insect biotechnology as a means of exploiting biotechnology for the bioeconomy. Q & More 2/15, 12-17.

26: Vilcinskas A. & H. Schmidtberg 2014: Invasiv durch biologische und chemische Waffen – der Asiatische Marienkäfer als Modell. Biologie in unserer Zeit 6, 386-391.

25: Joop, G. & A. Vilcinskas 2014: Evolutionary Ecology of Insect Immunity. In: Molecular Biology and Ecology of Insects (K. Hoffmann ed.), CRC Press, Chapter 9, 271-290.

24: Degenkolb, T., M. Schöller & A. Vilcinskas 2014: Beeinträchtigung von Vorräten und Lebensmitteln durch tierische Schädlinge sowie pilzliche und bakterielle Erreger. Teil 2: Pilzliche und bakterielle Kontaminanten. Ernährungsumschau 5, 17-22.

23: Schöller, M., T. Degenkolb, & A. Vilcinskas 2014: Beeinträchtigung von Vorräten und Lebensmitteln durch tierische Schädlinge sowie pilzliche und bakterielle Erreger. Teil 1: Tierische Schädlinge. Ernährungsumschau 3, 9-12.

22: Vilcinskas A. 2013: Yellow Biotechnology. Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food. Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1081/E-EBAF-120048486. 

21:  Hummel, H.E,, T.Czyrt, S. Schmid, G. Leithold & A. Vilcinskas 2012:  Sex pheromone monitoring as a versatile tool for determining presence and abundance of Cydia pomonella (Lep.: Tortricidae) in German apple orchards. Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences. 77 (4), 647-65.

20: Lindner, I., D. Hein, M.   Breuer, H.   Hummel, A.   Deuker, A.   Vilcinskas, G.  Leithold, C.   Hellmann, R.   Dersch, J.H.  Wendorff & A.   Greiner 2011. Organic electrospun nanofibers as vehicles toward intelligent pheromone dispensers: characterization by laboratory investigations. Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences. 76 (4), 819-829

19: Vilcinskas A. 2010: From traditional maggot therapy to modern biosurgery. In: Insect Biotechnology (A.Vilcinskas ed.), Chapter 4, 67-76, Springer Science + Buisness Media.

18: Wiesner J. & A. Vilcinskas 2010: Therapeutic potential of antimicrobial peptides from insects. In: Insect Biotechnology (A. Vilcinskas ed.). Chapter 3, 29-66, Springer Science + Buisness Media.

17: Vilcinskas A. 2009: Lepidopterans as model mini-hosts for human pathogens and as a source for peptide antibiotics. In: Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera (M. Goldsmith and F. Marec eds.) CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, Chapter 15, 293-305.

16: Vilcinskas, A. 2004: Die phylogenetische Stellung der Knorpelfische (Chondrichthyes). In: Kontroversen in der Phylogenetischen Systematik der Metazoa (S. Richter & W. Sudhaus eds.). Goecke & Evers Verlag, Keltern 43, 163 - 174.

15: Wolter, C., R. Arlinghaus, U. Grosch & A. Vilcinskas 2003: Fische und Fischerei in Berlin. Zeitschrift für Fischkunde, Supplementband 2, 150 Seiten.

14: Wolter, C. & A. Vilcinskas 2000: Charakterisierung der Fischartendiversität in Wasserstraßen und urbanen Gewässern. Wasser und Boden 52, 14-18.

13: Kubecka, J., J. Frouzova, A. Vilcinskas, C. Wolter & O. Slavik 2000: Longitudinal hydroacoustic survey of fish in the Elbe river supplemented by direct capture. In: I.G. Cowx (ed.) Management and Ecology of River Fisheries. Blackwell, Oxford, 12-25.

12: Wolter, C., A. Bischoff, M. Tautenhahn & A. Vilcinskas 1999: Die Fischfauna der Unteren Oder: Inventar, Abundanzen, Bestandsentwicklung und fischökologische Bedeutung der Polderflächen. Limnologie aktuell, Vol. 9. Das Untere Odertal (Dohle, W. Bornkamm, R. &, G. Weigmann, Hrsg.) E. Schweizbart´sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, 369-386.

11: Wedde, M., J. Griesch, A. Fröbius, L. Podsiadlowski & A. Vilcinskas 1998: A microtiterplate azocoll assay for measurement of proteinases and proteinase inhibitors involved in insect-pathogen-interactions. In: Techniques in Insect Immunology, (Wiesner et al., ed) SOS Publications, Fairhaven, New York, 171-177.

10: Wolter. C., J. Minow, U. Grosch & A. Vilcinskas 1998: Long-term effects of river-regulation and anthropogenic degradation on fish community structure and fisheries in urban watersystems. FAO Fisheries Report 580 Suppl, 36-37.

9: Wolter. C. & A. Vilcinskas 1998: Fish community structure in lowland waterways: Fundamental and applied aspects. Polish Archives of Hydrobiology 45 (2), 137-149.

8: Wolter, C. & A. Vilcinskas 1998: Effects of canalization on fish migration in canals and regulated rivers. Polish Archives of Hydrobiology 45 (1), 91-101.

7: Vilcinskas, A. & C. Wolter 1996: Changes in fish communities by hydraulic engineering in regulated rivers and canals. In: Changes in fauna and flora as a result of watercourse development – neozoans and neophytes Umweltbundesamt (Hrsg.), Texte 74, 104-111.

6: Vilcinskas, A. & C. Wolter 1995: Fischfauna der Bundeswasserstraßen in Berlin, Brandenburg und Sachsen-Anhalt. Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde, Koblenz (Hrsg.), 85 S.

5: Vilcinskas, A. 1994: Altersbestimmung bei Fischen anhand von Schuppenproben. Mikrokosmos 83 (3), 135-141.

4: Wolter, C. & A. Vilcinskas 1993: Karte Fischfauna in Berlin. In: Umweltatlas Berlin. Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Umweltschutz (Hrsg.), Erste Gesamtberliner Ausgabe, Bd. 1: Wasser, Kulturbuch-Verlag Berlin, 16 S.

3: Vilcinskas, A. & C. Wolter 1993: Fische in Berlin. Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Umweltschutz in Berlin (Hrsg.), Kulturbuch-Verlag Berlin, 110 S.

2: Vilcinskas, A. 1991: Ergebnisse fischereibiologischer Untersuchungen in Berlin 1990. Sitzungs-berichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 31, 45-58.

1: Vilcinskas, A. 1991: Rote Liste der gefährdeten Fische und Rundmäuler (Osteichthyes et Cyclostomata) von Berlin. Landschaftsentwicklung und Umweltforschung, Sonderheft 6, Rote Liste der gefährdeten Pflanzen und Tiere in Berlin, 157-167.



11: Vilcinskas, A. (Ed.) 2016: Biology and Ecology of the Aphids. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis

Group. 270 pages. ISBN: 9781482236767

10: Vilcinskas, A. (Ed.) 2013: Yellow Biotechnology II (Insect Biotechnology in Plant Protection and

and Industry), Springer Book Series: Advances in Biochemical Engineering and

Biotechnology, 209 Seiten. ISBN 978-3-642-39901-5

9: Vilcinskas, A. (Ed.) 2013: Yellow Biotechnology I (Insect Biotechnology in Drug Discovery and

 Preclinical Research), Springer Book Series: Advances in Biochemical Engineering and

Biotechnology, 198 Seiten. ISBN 978-3-642-39862-9

8: Vilcinskas, A. (Ed.) 2011: Insect Biotechnology. Springer, 266 S. ISBN 978-90-481-9640-1

7: Vilcinskas, A. 2008: Haie und Rochen. Nauman-Göbel-Verlag, Köln, 288 Seiten. 2011

Lizenzausgabe im Komet Verlag

6: Vilcinskas, A. 2005: 1000 Fische. Nauman-Göbel-Verlag, Köln, 384 Seiten. 

5: Vilcinskas, A. 2000: Tropische Meerestiere. Kosmos Verlag, Stuttgart, 480 Seiten. 2002

Französische Übersetzung im Verlag Vigot, Paris: La vie sous-marine des tropiques.

4: Vilcinskas, A. 2000: Fische - Mitteleuropäische Süßwasserarten sowie Meeresfische der

Nord- und Ostsee. BLV Verlag, München, 240 Seiten. 2003: 2. Auflage.

3: Vilcinskas, A. 1999: Heimische Aquarienfische. Bede-Verlag. 80 S.

2: Vilcinskas, A. 1996: Meeresfische Europas. Naturbuch Verlag, Augsburg, 320 S.

1: Vilcinskas, A. 1993: Einheimische Süßwasserfische. Alle Arten: Merkmale, Verbreitung,

Lebensweise. Naturbuch Verlag, Augsburg, 208 S. 1998: Zweite Auflage als Lizenzausgabe im Bechtermünz Verlag.