The independent Research Unit Microbe-Plant Interactions (AMP) investigates the molecular mechanisms of semiochemicals in the interactions between bacteria and plants in the root area, but also between bacteria and other eukaryotes like animals or humans.
Jha B., Kavita K., Westphal J., Hartmann A., and Schmitt-Kopplin P. (2013). Quorum sensing inhibition by Asparagopsis taxiformis, a marine macro alga: Separation of the compound that interrupts bacterial communication. Mar. Drugs 10: 253-265
Anderson A., Hellwig E., Vespermann R., Wittmer A., Schmid M., Karygianni L., and Al-Ahmad A. (2013). Comprehensive analysis of secondary dental root canal infections: A combination of culture and culture-independent approaches reveals new insights. PLOS ONE. Accepted
Lyubenova L. et al. (2012). Localization and quantification of lead and nutrients in Typha latifolia by micro-PIXE. Metallomics 4: 333-341
Hochwind K., Weinmaier T., Schmid M., van Hemert S., Hartmann A., Rattei T., and Rothballer M. (2012). Draft Genome Sequence of Lactobacillus casei W56. J. Bac. 194(23): 6638