Current or former members of the small RNA group Mainz are in bold.


Gebert D, Hewel C, Rosenkranz D. unitas: the universal tool for annotation of small RNAs. BMC Genomics 2017 18:644. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Oswald F, Klöble P, Ruland A, Rosenkranz D, Hinz B, Butter F, Ramljak S, Zechner U and Herlyn H. The FOXP2-Driven Network in Developmental Disorders and Neurodegeneration. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 2017 11:212. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Fast I, Hewel C, Wester L, Schumacher J, Gebert D, Zischler H, Berger C, Rosenkranz D. Temperature-responsive miRNAs in Drosophila orchestrate adaptation to different ambient temperatures. RNA 2017 23:1352-1364. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Karam JA, Parikh RY, Nayak D, Rosenkranz D, Gangaraju VK. Co-chaperone Hsp70/Hsp90 organizing protein (Hop) is Required for Transposon Silencing and piRNA Biogenesis. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2017 292:6039-6046. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Russell SJ, Patel M, Gilchrist G, Stalker L, Gillis D, Rosenkranz D, LaMarre J. Bovine piRNA-like RNAs are associated with both mobile elements and mRNAs. Reproduction 2017 153(3):305-318. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Rosenkranz D. piRNA cluster database: a web resource for piRNA producing loci. Nucleic Acids Research 2016 44(D1):D223-D230. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Sielaff M, Schmidt H, Struck TH, Rosenkranz D, Mark Welch DB, Hankeln T, Herlyn H. Phylogeny of Syndermata (syn. Rotifera): Mitochondrial gene order verifies epizoic Seisonidea as sister to endoparasitic Acanthocephala within monophyletic Hemirotifera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2016 96:79-92. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Gebert D, Rosenkranz D. RNA-based regulation of transposon expression. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews RNA 2015 6(6):687-708. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Rosenkranz D
, Han CT, Roovers EF, Zischler H, Ketting RF. Piwi proteins and piRNAs in mammalian oocytes and early embryos: From sample to sequence. Genomics Data 2015 5:309-313. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Gebert D
, Ketting RF, Zischler H and Rosenkranz D. piRNAs from pig testis provide evidence for a conserved role of the Piwi pathway in post-transcriptional gene regulation in mammals. PLoS One 2015 10(5):e0124860. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Rosenkranz D, Rudloff S, Bastuck K, Ketting RF, Zischler H. Tupaia small RNAs provide insights into function and evolution of RNAi-based transposon defense in mammals. RNA 2015 21(5):911-922. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Roovers EF*, Rosenkranz D*, Mahdipour M*, Han CT, He N, Chuva de Sousa Lopes SM, van der Westerlaken LAJ, Zischler H, Butter F, Roelen BAJ and Ketting RF. Piwi proteins and piRNAs in mammalian oocytes and early embryos. Cell Reports 2015 10:2069-2082. PubMed Abstract Full Text
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Kellner S, Neumann J, Rosenkranz D, Lebedeva S, Ketting RF, Zischler H, Schneider D and Helm M. Profiling of RNA modifications by multiplexed stable isotope labelling. Chemical Communications 2014 50(26):3516-3518. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Wey-Fabrizius AR, Herlyn H, Rieger B, Rosenkranz D, Witek A, Welch DB, Ebersberger I, Hankeln T. Transcriptome Data Reveal Syndermatan Relationships and Suggest the Evolution of Endoparasitism in Acanthocephala via an Epizoic Stage. PLoS One 2014, 9(2):e88618. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Schumacher J, Rosenkranz D, Herlyn H. Mating systems and protein-protein interactions determine evolutionary rates of primate sperm proteins. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 2013, 281(1775):2013.2607. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Rosenkranz D. easyPAC: A Tool for fast Prediction, Testing and Reference Mapping of Degenerate PCR Primers from Alignments or Consensus Sequences. Evolutionary Bioinformatics Online 2012, 8:151-159. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Rosenkranz D and Zischler H. proTRAC - a software for probabilistic piRNA cluster detection, visualization and analysis. BMC Bioinformatics 2012, 13:5. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Hapke A, Gligor M, Rakotondranary SJ, Rosenkranz D and Zupke O. Hybridization of mouse lemurs: different patterns under different ecological conditions. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:297. PubMed Abstract Full Text

Döring Y, Zechner U, Roos C, Rosenkranz D, Zischler H and Herlyn H. Accelerated evolution of Fetuin-A (FETUA, also AHSG) is driven by positive Darwinian selection, not GC-biased gene conversion. Gene 2010 463(1-2):49-55. PubMed Abstract Full Text

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