List of publications:

 

 

1.     Große, C., T. A. Kohl, S. Niemann, M. Herzberg and D. H. Nies (2022). "Loss of mobile genomic islands in metal resistant, hydrogen-oxidizing Cupriavidus metallidurans." Appl Environ Microbiol 88: e02048-02021.

2.     Nies, D. H. (2022). How is a zinc ion correctly allocated to a zinc-dependent protein? Metabolism of metals and metalloids. C. J. Hurst. Heidelberg, Springer. 10: in press.

3.     Nies, D. H. (2022). Chemical constraints for transition metal cation allocation. Metabolism of metals and metalloids. C. J. Hurst. Heidelberg, Springer. 10: in press.

4.     Bleichert, P., L. Bütof, C. Rückert, M. Herzberg, R. Francisco, P. Morais, G. Grass, J. Kalinowski and D. H. Nies (2021). "Mutant strains of Escherichia coli and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus obtained by laboratory selection to survive on metallic copper surfaces." Appl Environ Microbiol 87(1): e01788-01720.

5.     Chan, A. C., H. Lin, D. Koch, G. Grass, D. H. Nies and M. E. Murphy (2020). "A Copper Site is Required for Iron Transport by the Periplasmic Proteins P19 and FetP." Metallomics 12: 1530-1541.

6.     Nies, D. H. (2019). "The ancient alarmone ZTP and zinc homeostasis in Bacillus subtilis." Mol Microbiol 112: 741-746.

7.     Große, C., A. Poehlein, K. Blank, C. Schwarzenberger, G. Schleuder, M. Herzberg and D. H. Nies (2019). "The third pillar of metal homeostasis in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34: Preferences are controlled by extracytoplasmic functions sigma factors." Metallomics 11: 291-316.

8.     Bütof, L., C. Große, H. Lilie, M. Herzberg and D. H. Nies (2019). "Interplay between the Zur regulon components and metal resistance in Cupriavidus metallidurans." J Bacteriol 201(15): e00192-00119.

9.     Bütof, L., N. Wiesemann, M. Herzberg, M. Altzschner, A. Holleitner, F. Reith and D. H. Nies (2018). "Synergetic gold-copper detoxification at the core of gold biomineralisation in Cupriavidus metallidurans." Metallomics 10: 278-286.

10.  Wiesemann, N., L. Bütof, M. Herzberg, G. Hause, L. Berthold, B. Etschmann, J. Brugger, G. Martinéz-Criado, D. Dobritzsch, S. Baginski, F. Reith and D. H. Nies (2017). "Synergistic toxicity of copper and gold compounds in Cupriavidus metallidurans " Appl Environ Microbiol 83(23): e01679-01617.

11.  Bütof, L., C. Schmidt-Vogler, M. Herzberg, C. Große and D. H. Nies (2017). "The components of the unique Zur regulon of Cupriavidus metallidurans mediate cytoplasmic zinc handling." J Bacteriol 199(21): e00372-00317, spotlight article.

12.  Nies, D. H., J. Coves and G. Sawers (2017). Cross-talk between nickel and other metals in microbial systems. The Biochemistry of Nickel. H. Kozłowski, D. Zamble and M. Rowińska-Żyrek. London, Cambridge, United Kingdom, The Royal Society of Chemistry: 306-338.

13.  Zammit, C. M., F. Weiland, J. Brugger, B. Wade, L. J. Winderbaum, D. H. Nies, G. Southam, P. Hoffmann and F. Reith (2016). "Proteomic responses to gold(III)-toxicity in the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34." Metallomics 8: 1204-1216.

14.  Nies, D. H. (2016). "The biological chemistry of the transition metal "transportome" of Cupriavidus metallidurans." Metallomics 8: 481-507.

15.  Grosse, C., M. Herzberg, M. Schüttau and D. H. Nies (2016). "Characterization of the ∆7 mutant of Cupriavidus metallidurans with deletions of seven secondary metal uptake systems." mSystems 1(1): e00004-00016.

16.  Herzberg, M., L. Bauer, A. Kirsten and D. H. Nies (2016). "Interplay between seven secondary metal transport systems is required for full metal resistance of Cupriavidus metallidurans." Metallomics 8: 313-326.

17.  Etschmann, B., J. Brugger, L. Fairbrother, C. Grosse, D. H. Nies, G. Martinez-Criado and F. Reith (2016). "Applying the Midas touch: Differing toxicity of mobile gold and platinum complexes drives biomineralization in the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans " Chem Geol 438: 103-111.

18.  Herzberg, M., M. Schüttau, M. Reimers, C. Grosse, H. G. Schlegel and D. H. Nies (2015). "Synthesis of nickel-iron hydrogenase in Cupriavidus metallidurans is controlled by metal-dependent silencing and un-silencing of genomic islands." Metallomics 7: 632 - 649.

19.  Maillard, A. P., S. Kuennemann, C. Grosse, A. Volbeda, G. Schleuder, I. Petit-Härtlein, E. de Rosny, D. H. Nies and J. Coves (2015). "Response of CnrX from Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 to nickel binding." Metallomics 7: 622 - 631.

20.  Xie, P., X. Hao, M. Herzberg, Y. Luo, D. H. Nies and G. Wei (2015). "Genomic analyses of metal resistance genes in three plant growth promoting bacteria of legume plants in Northwest mine tailings, China." J Env Sci 27: 179-187.

21.  Nies, D. H., E. Freisinger and G. J. Krauss (2014). Chemical excess. Ecological biochechistry - environmental and interspecies interactions. G. J. Krauss and D. H. Nies. Weinheim, Wiley-VCH: 237-258.

22.  Nies, D. H. (2014). Systemactic of life, its early evolution, and ecological diversity. Ecological biochemistry - environmental and interspecies interactions. G. J. Krauss and D. H. Nies. Weinheim, Wiley-VCH: 51-76.

23.  Nies, D. H. (2014). Basic biochemical roots. Ecological Biochemistry: Environmental and Interspecies Interactions. G. J. Krauss and D. H. Nies. Weinheim, Wiley-VCH: 3-14 plus detailed web chapter S11-S60.

24.  Krauss, G. J. and D. H. Nies (2014). Ecological biochemistry - environmental and interspecies interactions. Weinheim, Wiley-VCH.

25.  Herzberg, M., D. Dobritzsch, S. Helm, S. Baginski and D. H. Nies (2014). "The zinc repository of Cupriavidus metallidurans." Metallomics 6: 2157-2165

26.  Salzer, R., M. Herzberg, D. H. Nies, F. Joos, B. Rathmann, Y. Thielmann and B. Averhoff (2014). "Zinc and ATP binding of the hexameric AAA-ATPase PilF from T. thermophilus: Role in complex stability, piliation, adhesion, twitching motility and natural transformation." J Biol Chem 289: 30343-30354.

27.  Große, C., G. Schleuder, C. Schmole and D. H. Nies (2014). "Survival of Escherichia coli cells on solid copper surfaces is increased by glutathione." Appl Environ Microbiol 80(22): 7071-7078

28.  Schmidt, C., C. Schwarzenberger, C. Grosse and D. H. Nies (2014). "FurC regulates expression of zupT for the central zinc importer ZupT of Cupriavidus metallidurans." J Bacteriol 196: 3461-3471.

29.  Herzberg, M., L. Bauer and D. H. Nies (2014). "Deletion of the zupT gene for a zinc importer influences zinc pools in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34." Metallomics 6: 421-436.

30.  Trepreau, J., C. Grosse, J.-M. Mouesca, G. Sarret, E. Girard, I. Petit-Hartlein, S. Kuennemann, C. Desbourdes, E. de Rosny, A. P. Maillard, D. H. Nies and J. Covès (2014). "Metal sensing and signal transduction by CnrX from Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34: role of the only methionine assessed by a functional, spectroscopic, and theoretical study." Metallomics 6: 263-273.

31.  Reith, F., J. Brugger, C. M. Zammit, D. H. Nies and G. Southam (2013). "Geobiological cycling of gold: from fundamental process understanding to exploration solutions." Minerals 3: 367-394.

32.  Heimesaat, M. M., A. Kupz, A. Fischer, D. H. Nies, G. Grass, U. B. Göbel and S. Bereswill (2013). "Colonization resistance against genetically modified Escherichia coli K12 (W3110) strains is abrogated following broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment and acute ileitis." Eur J Microbiol Immunol 3: 222-228.

33.  Kupz, A., A. Fischer, D. H. Nies, G. Grass, U. B. Göbel, S. Bereswill and M. M. Heimesaat (2013). "Impact of metal ion homeostasis of genetically modified Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 and K12 (W3110) strains on murine intestinal colonization." Eur J Microbiol Immunol 3: 229-335.

34.  Salzer, R., M. Herzberg, D. Nies, G. Biukovic, G. Gruber, V. Müller and B. Averhoff (2013). "The DNA uptake ATPase PilF of Thermus thermophilus: a reexamination of the zinc content." Extremophiles 17: 697-698.

35.  Stripp, S. T., B. Soboh, U. Lindenstrauss, M. Braussemann, M. Herzberg, D. H. Nies, G. Sawers and J. Heberle (2013). "HypD is the scaffold protein for Fe–(CN)2CO cofactor assembly in [NiFe]–hydrogenase maturation." Biochemistry 52: 3289-3296.

36.  Wiesemann, N., J. Mohr, C. Grosse, M. Herzberg, G. Hause, F. Reith and D. H. Nies (2013). "Influence of copper resistance determinants on gold transformation by Cupriavidus metallidurans strain CH34." J Bacteriol 195: 2298-2308.

37.  Nies, D. H. (2013). RND-efflux pumps for metal cations. Microbial efflux pumps: current research. E. W. Yu, Q. Zhang and M. H. Brown. Norfolk, UK, Caister Academic Press: 79-122.

38.  Nies, D. H. and M. Herzberg (2013). "A fresh view of the cell biology of copper in enterobacteria." Mol Microbiol 87: 447-454.

39.  Nies, D. H. (2012). "Zinc starvation response in a cyanobacterium revealed." J Bacteriol 194(10): 2407-2412.

40.  Podar, D., J. Scherer, Z. Noordally, P. Herzyk, D. Nies and D. Sanders (2012). "Metal selectivity determinants in a family of transition metal transporters." J Biol Chem 287: 3185-3196.

41.  Nies, D. H. (2011). "How iron is transported into magnetosomes." Mol Microbiol 82(4): 792-796.

42.  Kirsten, A., M. Herzberg, A. Voigt, J. Seravalli, G. Grass, J. Scherer and D. H. Nies (2011). "Contributions of five secondary metal uptake systems to metal homeostasis of Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34." J Bacteriol 193(18): 4652-4663.

43.  Koch, D., A. C. Chan, M. E. Murphy, H. Lilie, G. Grass and D. H. Nies (2011). "Characterization of a dipartite iron-uptake system from uropathogenic Escherichia coli strain F11." J Biol Chem 286: 25317-25330.

44.  Kim, E.-H., D. H. Nies, M. McEvoy and C. Rensing (2011). "Switch oder funnel: how RND-type transport systems control periplasmic metal homeostasis." J Bacteriol 193: 2381-2387.

45.  Mikolay, A., S. Huggett, L. Tikana, G. Grass, J. Braun and D. H. Nies (2010). "Survival of bacteria on metallic copper surfaces in a hospital trial." Appl Biochem Biotech 87: 1875-1879.

46.  Reith, F., B. Etschmann, C. Grosse, H. Moors, M. A. Benotmane, P. Monsieurs, G. Grass, C. Doonan, S. Vogt, B. Lai, G. Martinez-Criado, G. N. George, D. H. Nies, M. Mergeay, A. Pring, G. Southam and J. Brugger (2009). "Mechanisms of gold biomineralization in the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans " Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(42): 17757-17762.

47.  Nies, D. H. and G. Grass (2009). Chapter 5. 4. 4. 3. Transition metal homeostasis. EcoSal—Escherichia coli and Salmonella: cellular and molecular biology. A. Böck, R. Curtiss III, J. B. Kaper et al. Washington, D.C., ASM Press. http://www.ecosal.org/.

48.  Auda, S. H., Y. Mrestani, D. H. Nies, C. Große and R. H. H. Neubert (2009). "Preparation, physicochemical characterization and biological evaluation of cefodizime metal ion complexes." J Pharm Pharmacol 61: 753-758.

49.  von Rozycki, T. and D. H. Nies (2009). "Cupriavidus metallidurans: evolution of a metal-resistant bacterium." Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 96: 115-139.

50.  Scherer, J. and D. H. Nies (2009). "CzcP is a novel efflux system contributing to transition metal resistance in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34." Mol Microbiol 73(4): 601-621.

51.  Mikolay, A. and D. H. Nies (2009). "The ABC-transporter AtmA is involved in nickel and cobalt resistance of Cupriavidus metallidurans  strain CH34 " Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 96: 183-191.

52.  Thieme, D., P. Neubauer, D. H. Nies and G. Grass (2008). "Sandwich hybridization assay for sensitive detection of dynamic changes in mRNA transcript levels in crude Escherichia coli cell extracts in response to copper ions." Appl Environ Microbiol 74(24): 7463-7470.

53.  Riccardi, G., A. Milano, M. R. Pasca and D. H. Nies (2008). "Genomic analysis of zinc homeostasis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis." FEMS Microbiol Lett 287: 1-7.

54.  Helbig, K., C. Grosse and D. H. Nies (2008). "Cadmium toxicity in glutathione mutants of Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 190(15): 5439–5454.

55.  Helbig, K., C. Bleuel, G. J. Krauss and D. H. Nies (2008). "Glutathione and transition metal homeostasis in Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 190(15): 5431–5438.

56.  Espirito Santo, C., N. Taudte, D. H. Nies and G. Grass (2008). "Contribution of copper ion resistance to survival of Escherichia coli on metallic copper surfaces." Appl Environ Microbiol 74(4): 977-986.

57.  Nies, D. H. (2007). "How cells control zinc homeostasis." Science 317: 1695-1696.

58.  Stroebel, D., V. Sendra, D. Canella, K. Helbig, D. H. Nies and J. Coves (2007). "Oligomeric behavior of the RND transporters CusA and AcrB in micellar solution of detergent." Biochim Biophys Acta - Biomembranes 1768: 1567-1573.

59.  Große, C., S. Friedrich and D. H. Nies (2007). "Contribution of extracytoplasmic function sigma factors to transition metal homeostasis in Cupriavidus metallidurans strain CH34." J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 12: 227-240.

60.  Nies, D. H. and S. Silver, Eds. (2007). Molecular microbiology of heavy metals. Microbiology Monographs. Berlin, Springer Verlag.

61.  Nies, D. H. (2007). Bacterial transition metal homeostasis. Molecular microbiology of heavy metals. D. H. Nies and S. Silver. Berlin, Springer-Verlag. 6: 118-142.

62.  Koch, D., D. H. Nies and G. Grass (2007). "The RcnRA (YohLM) system of Escherichia coli: a connection between nickel, cobalt and iron homeostasis." Biometals 20: 759-771.

63.  Marrero, J., G. Auling, O. Coto and D. H. Nies (2007). "High-level resistance to cobalt and nickel but probably no transenvelope efflux: metal resistance in the Cuban Serratia marcescens strain C-1." Microb Ecol 53(1): 123-133.

64.  Nies, D. H., G. Rehbein, T. Hoffmann, C. Baumann and C. Grosse (2006). "Paralogs of genes encoding metal resistance proteins in Cupriavidus metallidurans strain CH34." J Mol Micobiol Biotechnol 11: 82-93.

65.  Thieme, F., R. Koebnik, T. Bekel, C. Berger, J. Boch, D. Büttner, C. Caldana, L. Gaigalat, A. Goesmann, S. Kay, O. Kirchner, B. Linke, A. McHardy, F. Meyer, G. Mittenhuber, D. H. Nies, U. Niesbach-Klösgen, T. Patschowski, C. Rückert, O. Rupp, S. Schneiker, S. Schuster, F. Vorhölter, E. Weber, A. Pühler, U. Bonas, D. Bartels and O. Kaiser (2005). "Novel insights into genome plasticity and pathogenicity of the plant pathogenic bacterium Xanthomomas campestris pv. vesicatoria revealed by the complete genome sequence." J. Bacteriol 187: 7254-7266.

66.  Bleuel, C., C. Große, N. Taudte, J. Scherer, D. Wesenberg, G. J. Krauss, D. H. Nies and G. Grass (2005). "TolC is involved in enterobactin export across the outer membrane of Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 187: 6701-6707.

67.  Grass, G., B. Fricke and D. H. Nies (2005). "Control of expression of a periplasmic nickel efflux pump by periplasmic nickel concentrations." Biometals 18: 437-448.

68.  von Rozycki, T., D. H. Nies and M. H. J. Saier (2005). "Genomic analyses of transport proteins in Ralstonia metallidurans." Comp Func Genom 6: 17-56.

69.  Egler, M., C. Große, G. Grass and D. H. Nies (2005). "Role of ECF sigma factor RpoE in heavy metal resistance of Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 187: 2297-2307.

70.  Grass, G., S. Franke, N. Taudte, D. H. Nies, L. M. Kucharski, M. E. Maguire and C. Rensing (2005). "The metal permease ZupT from Escherichia coli is a transporter with a broad substrate spectrum." J Bacteriol 187: 1604-1611.

71.  Grass, G., M. Otto, B. Fricke, C. J. Haney, C. Rensing, D. H. Nies and D. Munkelt (2005). "FieF (YiiP) from Escherichia coli mediates decreased cellular accumulation of iron and relieves iron stress." Arch Microbiol 183(1): 9-18.

72.  Munkelt, D., G. Grass and D. H. Nies (2004). "The chromosomally encoded cation diffusion facilitator proteins DmeF and FieF from Wautersia metallidurans CH34 are transporters of broad metal specificity." J Bacteriol 186: 8036-8043.

73.  Anton, A., A. Weltrowski, J. H. Haney, S. Franke, G. Grass, C. Rensing and D. H. Nies (2004). "Characteristics of zinc transport by two bacterial cation  diffusion facilitators from Ralstonia metallidurans and Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 186: 7499-7507.

74.  Große, C., A. Anton, T. Hoffmann, S. Franke, G. Schleuder and D. H. Nies (2004). "Identification of a regulatory pathway that controls the heavy metal resistance system Czc via promoter czcNp in Ralstonia metallidurans." Arch Microbiol 182: 109-118.

75.  Nies, D. H. (2004). "Incidence and function of sigma factors in Ralstonia metallidurans and other bacteria." Arch Microbiol 181: 255-268.

76.  Grass, G., B. Fricke, A. Schierhorn, H. Müller, P. Rücknagel and D. H. Nies (2004). "Camelysin (calY) is a novel surface metalloproteinase from Bacillus cereus." Infect. Immun. 72: 219-228.

77.  Bröker, D., M. Ahrenskötter, A. Legatzki, D. H. Nies and A. Steinbüchel (2004). "Characterization of the 101.016-kbp megaplasmid pKB1 isolated from the rubber degrading bacterium Gordonia westfalica Kb1." J. Bacteriol. 186(1): 212-225.

78.  Nies, D. H. (2004). Essential and toxic effects of elements on microorganisms. Metals and their compounds in the environment. K. Anke, M. Ihnat and M. Stoeppler. Weinheim, Wiley-VCH: Part II.1.

79.  Legatzki, A., A. Anton, G. Grass, C. Rensing and D. H. Nies (2003). "Interplay of the Czc-system and two P-type ATPases in conferring metal resistance to Ralstonia metallidurans." J Bacteriol 185: 4354–4361.

80.  Franke, S., G. Grass, C. Rensing and D. H. Nies (2003). "Molecular analysis of the copper-transporting CusCFBA efflux system from Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 185: 3804-3812.

81.  Nies, D. H. (2003). "Efflux-mediated heavy metal resistance in prokaryotes." FEMS Microbiol Rev 27(2/3): 313-339.

82.  Legatzki, A., S. Franke, S. Lucke, T. Hoffmann, A. Anton, D. Neumann and D. H. Nies (2003). "First step towards a quantitative model describing Czc-mediated heavy metal resistance in Ralstonia metallidurans." Biodegradation 14: 153-168.

83.  Nies, D. H. (2002). "Resistenz-Striptease und periplasmatische Küsse: Wie Bakterien mit Giftstoffen fertig werden." Scientia Hallensis 4/2002: 5 - 6.

84.  Juhnke, S., N. Peitzsch, N. Hübener, C. Große and D. H. Nies (2002). "New genes involved in chromate resistance in Ralstonia metallidurans strain CH34." Arch Microbiol 179: 15-25.

85.  Lee, S. M., G. Grass, C. J. Haney, B. Fan, B. P. Rosen, A. Anton, D. H. Nies and C. Rensing (2002). "Functional analysis of the Escherichia coli zinc transporter ZitB." FEMS Microbiol Lett 215: 273-278.

86.  Clemens, S., T. Bloss, C. Vess, D. Neumann, D. H. Nies and U. zur Nieden (2002). "A transporter in the endoplasmic reticulum/ nuclear envelope of Schizosaccharomyces pombe cells differentially affects transition metal tolerance." J Biol Chem 277(20): 18215-18221.

87.  Bloss, T., S. Clemens and D. H. Nies (2002). "Characterisation of the ZAT1p zinc transporter from Arabidopsis thaliana in microbial model organisms and reconstituted proteoliposomes." Planta 214: 783-791.

88.  Grass, G., B. Fan, B. P. Rosen, S. Franke, D. H. Nies and C. Rensing (2001). "ZitB (YbgR), a member of the cation diffusion facilitator family, is an additional zinc transporter in Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 183(15): 4664-4667.

89.  Franke, S., G. Grass and D. H. Nies (2001). "The product of the ybdE gene of the Escherichia coli chromosome is involved in detoxification of silver ions." Microbiology 147(4): 965-972.

90.  Grass, G., C. Große and D. H. Nies (2000). "Regulation of the cnr  cobalt/nickel resistance determinant from Ralstonia sp. CH34." J Bacteriol 182(5): 1390-1398.

91.  Nies, D. H. (2000). "Heavy metal resistant bacteria as extremophiles: molecular physiology and biotechnological use of Ralstonia  spec. CH34." Extremophiles 4(2): 77-82.

92.  Anton, A., C. Große, J. Reißman, T. Pribyl and D. H. Nies (1999). "CzcD is a heavy metal ion transporter involved in regulation of heavy metal resistance in Ralstonia  sp. strain CH34." J Bacteriol 181: 6876-6881.

93.  Goldberg, M., T. Pribyl, S. Juhnke and D. H. Nies (1999). "Energetics and topology of CzcA, a cation/proton antiporter of the RND protein family." J Biol Chem 274: 26065-26070.

94.  Tseng, T.-T., K. S. Gratwick, J. Kollman, D. Park, D. H. Nies, A. Goffeau and M. H. J. Saier (1999). "The RND superfamily: an ancient, ubiquitous and diverse family that includes human disease and development proteins." J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 1: 107-125.

95.  Nies, D. H. (1999). "Microbial heavy metal resistance." Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 51(6): 730-750.

96.  Große, C., G. Grass, A. Anton, S. Franke, A. Navarrete Santos, B. Lawley, N. L. Brown and D. H. Nies (1999). "Transcriptional organization of the czc heavy metal homoeostasis determinant from Alcaligenes eutrophus." J Bacteriol 181: 2385-2393.

97.  Nies, D. H., S. Koch, S. Wachi, N. Peitzsch and M. H. J. Saier (1998). "CHR, a novel family of prokaryotic proton motive force-driven transporters probably containing chromate/sulfate transporters." J Bacteriol 180((21)): 5799-5802.

98.  Peitzsch, N., G. Eberz and D. H. Nies (1998). "Alcaligenes eutrophus  as a bacterial chromate sensor." Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64: 453-458.

99.  Nies, D. H. and N. Brown (1998). Two-component systems in the regulation of heavy metal resistance. Metal ions in gene regulation. S. Silver and W. Walden. New York, Chapman Hall: 77-103.

100.Taghavi, S., M. Mergeay, D. Nies and D. van der Lelie (1997). " Alcaligenes eutrophus  as a model system for bacterial interactions with heavy metals in the environment." Res Microbiol 6: 536-551.

101.Rensing, C., T. Pribyl and D. H. Nies (1997). "New functions for the three subunits of the CzcCBA cation-proton-antiporter." J Bacteriol 179(22): 6871-6879.

102.van der Lelie, D., T. Schwuchow, U. Schwidetzky, S. Wuertz, W. Baeyens, M. Mergeay and D. H. Nies (1997). "Two component regulatory system involved in transcriptional control of heavy metal homoeostasis in Alcaligenes eutrophus." Mol Microbiol 23: 493-503.

103.Nies, D. H. (1995). "The cobalt, zinc, and cadmium efflux system CzcABC from Alcaligenes eutrophus  functions as a cation-proton-antiporter in Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 177: 2707-2712.

104.Nies, D. H. and S. Silver (1995). "Ion efflux systems involved in bacterial metal resistances." J Indust Microbiol 14: 186-199.

105.Nies, D. H. (1992). Bakterielle Metallresistenzen Habilitationsschrift, Freie Universität Berlin.

106.Nies, D. H. (1992). " CzcR and CzcD, gene products affecting regulation of resistance to cobalt, zinc and cadmium (czc  system) in Alcaligenes eutrophus." J Bacteriol 174: 8102-8110.

107.Rensing, C., U. Kües, U. Stahl, D. H. Nies and B. Friedrich (1992). "Expression of bacterial mercuric ion reductase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae." J. Bacteriol. 174: 1288-1292.

108.Nies, D. H. (1992). "Resistance to cadmium, cobalt, zinc and nickel in microbes." Plasmid 27: 17-28.

109.Dressler, C., U. Kües, D. H. Nies and B. Friedrich (1991). "Determinants encoding multiple metal resistance in newly isolated copper-resistant bacteria." Appl Environ Microbiol 57: 3079-3085.

110.Nies, D. H. (1991). "Effluxsysteme als Grundlage bakterieller Metallresistenzen." Bioforum 1/8.91: 251-256.

111.Nies, A., D. H. Nies and S. Silver (1990). "Nucleotide sequence and expression of a plasmid-encoded chromate resistance determinant from Alcaligenes eutrophus." J Biol Chem 265: 5648-5653.

112.Nies, A., D. H. Nies and S. Silver (1989). "Cloning and expression of plasmid genes encoding resistances to chromate and cobalt in Alcaligenes eutrophus." J Bacteriol 171: 5065-5070.

113.Nies, D. H., A. Nies, L. Chu and S. Silver (1989). "Expression and nucleotide sequence of a plasmid-determined divalent cation efflux system from Alcaligenes eutrophus." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86: 7351-7355.

114.Nies, D. H. and S. Silver (1989). "Metal ion uptake by a plasmid-free metal-sensitive Alcaligenes eutrophus  strain." J Bacteriol 171: 4073-4075.

115.Nies, D. H. and S. Silver (1989). "Plasmid-determined inducible efflux is responsible for resistance to cadmium, zinc, and cobalt in Alcaligenes eutrophus." J Bacteriol 171: 896 - 900.

116.Nies, D., M. Mergeay, B. Friedrich and H. G. Schlegel (1987). "Cloning of plasmid genes encoding resistance to cadmium, zinc, and cobalt in Alcaligenes eutrophus CH34." J Bacteriol 169: 4865-4868.

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