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Function and malfunction of the prion protein

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Toward Therapy of Human Prion Diseases

Author(s): Adriano Aguzzi, Asvin K.K. Lakkaraju, Karl Frontzek
Published in: Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Issue 58/1, 2018, Page(s) 331-351, ISSN 0362-1642
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-pharmtox-010617-052745

Inhibition of group-I metabotropic glutamate receptors protects against prion toxicity

Author(s): Despoina Goniotaki, Asvin K. K. Lakkaraju, Amulya N. Shrivastava, Pamela Bakirci, Silvia Sorce, Assunta Senatore, Rajlakshmi Marpakwar, Simone Hornemann, Fabrizio Gasparini, Antoine Triller, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: PLOS Pathogens, Issue 13/11, 2017, Page(s) e1006733, ISSN 1553-7374
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006733

The prion protein is an agonistic ligand of the G protein-coupled receptor Adgrg6

Author(s): Küffer, Alexander; Lakkaraju, Asvin K. K.; Mogha, Amit; Petersen, Sarah C.; Airich, Kristina; Doucerain, Cédric; Marpakwar, Rajlakshmi; Bakirci, Pamela; Senatore, Assunta; Monnard, Arnaud; Schiavi, Carmen; Nuvolone, Mario; Grosshans, Bianka; Hornemann, Simone; Bassilana, Frederic; Monk, Kelly R.; Aguzzi, Adriano
Published in: Nature, Issue 4, 2016, ISSN 0028-0836
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-125485

Modifiers of prion protein biogenesis and recycling identified by a highly parallel endocytosis kinetics assay

Author(s): Ballmer, Boris A.; Moos, Rita; Liberali, Prisca; Pelkmans, Lucas; Hornemann, Simone; Aguzzi, Adriano
Published in: Journal of Biological Chemistry, Issue 292(20), 2017, Page(s) 8356-8368., ISSN 0021-9258
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-136555

Absolute Quantification of Amyloid Propagons by Digital Microfluidics

Author(s): Pfammatter, Manuela; Andreasen, Maria; Meisl, Georg; Taylor, Christopher G; Adamcik, Jozef; Bolisetty, Sreenath; Sanchez-Ferrer, Antoni; Klenerman, David; Dobson, Christopher M; Mezzenga, Raffaele; Knowles, Tuomas P J; Aguzzi, Adriano A; Hornemann, Simone
Published in: Analytical Chemistry, Issue 89(22), 2017, Page(s) 12306-12313, ISSN 0003-2700
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-141180

Prions, prionoids and protein misfolding disorders

Author(s): Claudia Scheckel, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: Nature Reviews Genetics, Issue 19/7, 2018, Page(s) 405-418, ISSN 1471-0056
DOI: 10.1038/s41576-018-0011-4

Intrinsic Toxicity of Antibodies to the Globular Domain of the Prion Protein

Author(s): Reimann, Regina R; Aguzzi, Adriano
Published in: Biological Psychiatry, Issue 12 April 2018, 2018, ISSN 0006-3223
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-151650

A neuroprotective role for microglia in prion diseases

Author(s): Caihong Zhu, Uli S. Herrmann, Jeppe Falsig, Irina Abakumova, Mario Nuvolone, Petra Schwarz, Katrin Frauenknecht, Elisabeth J. Rushing, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: The Journal of Experimental Medicine, Issue 213/6, 2016, Page(s) 1047-1059, ISSN 0022-1007
DOI: 10.1084/jem.20151000

Protease resistance of infectious prions is suppressed by removal of a single atom in the cellular prion protein

Author(s): Henning Leske, Simone Hornemann, Uli Simon Herrmann, Caihong Zhu, Paolo Dametto, Bei Li, Florent Laferriere, Magdalini Polymenidou, Pawel Pelczar, Regina Rose Reimann, Petra Schwarz, Elisabeth Jane Rushing, Kurt Wüthrich, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 12/2, 2017, Page(s) e0170503, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170503

Cell Biology of Prions and Prionoids: A Status Report

Author(s): Adriano Aguzzi, Asvin K.K. Lakkaraju
Published in: Trends in Cell Biology, Issue 26/1, 2016, Page(s) 40-51, ISSN 0962-8924
DOI: 10.1016/j.tcb.2015.08.007

Neurotoxic Antibodies against the Prion Protein Do Not Trigger Prion Replication

Author(s): Karl Frontzek, Manuela Pfammatter, Silvia Sorce, Assunta Senatore, Petra Schwarz, Rita Moos, Katrin Frauenknecht, Simone Hornemann, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 11/9, 2016, Page(s) e0163601, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163601

The biological function of the cellular prion protein: an update

Author(s): Marie-Angela Wulf, Assunta Senatore, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: BMC Biology, Issue 15/1, 2017, ISSN 1741-7007
DOI: 10.1186/s12915-017-0375-5

Strictly co-isogenic C57BL/6J- Prnp −/− mice: A rigorous resource for prion science

Author(s): Mario Nuvolone, Mario Hermann, Silvia Sorce, Giancarlo Russo, Cinzia Tiberi, Petra Schwarz, Eric Minikel, Despina Sanoudou, Pawel Pelczar, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: The Journal of Experimental Medicine, Issue 213/3, 2016, Page(s) 313-327, ISSN 0022-1007
DOI: 10.1084/jem.20151610

Differential Toxicity of Antibodies to the Prion Protein

Author(s): Regina R. Reimann, Tiziana Sonati, Simone Hornemann, Uli S. Herrmann, Michael Arand, Simon Hawke, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: PLOS Pathogens, Issue 12/1, 2016, Page(s) e1005401, ISSN 1553-7374
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005401

Genome-Wide Identification of microRNAs Regulating the Human Prion Protein

Author(s): Pease, Daniel; Scheckel, Claudia; Schaper, Elke; Eckhardt, Valeria; Emmenegger, Marc; Xenarios, Ioannis; Aguzzi, Adriano
Published in: Pease, Daniel; Scheckel, Claudia; Schaper, Elke; Eckhardt, Valeria; Emmenegger, Marc; Xenarios, Ioannis; Aguzzi, Adriano (2019). Genome-Wide Identification of microRNAs Regulating the Human Prion Protein. Brain Pathology, 29(2):232-244., Issue 1, 2019, ISSN 1015-6305
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-158645

NG2 glia are required for maintaining microglia homeostatic state

Author(s): Yingjun Liu, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: Glia, Issue 68/2, 2019, Page(s) 345-355, ISSN 0894-1491
DOI: 10.1002/glia.23721

GPR56/ADGRG1 regulates development and maintenance of peripheral myelin

Author(s): Ackerman, Sarah D.; Luo, Rong; Poitelon, Yannick; Mogha, Amit; Harty, Breanne L.; D’Rozario, Mitchell; Sanchez, Nicholas E.; Lakkaraju, Asvin K.K.; Gamble, Paul; Li, Jun; Qu, Jun; MacEwan, Matthew R.; Ray, Wilson Zachary; Aguzzi, Adriano; Feltri, M. Laura; Piao, Xianhua; Monk, Kelly R.
Published in: Journal of Experimental Medicine, 215(3):941-961., Issue 1, 2018, ISSN 0022-1007
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-150267

Toxic Protein Spread in Neurodegeneration: Reality versus Fantasy

Author(s): Eleanna Kara, Jordan D. Marks, Adriano Aguzzi
Published in: Trends in Molecular Medicine, Issue 24/12, 2018, Page(s) 1007-1020, ISSN 1471-4914
DOI: 10.1016/j.molmed.2018.09.004

Homozygous calreticulin mutations in patients with myelofibrosis lead to acquired myeloperoxidase deficiency

Author(s): Alexandre P. A. Theocharides, Pontus Lundberg, Asvin K. K. Lakkaraju, Veronika Lysenko, Renier Myburgh, Adriano Aguzzi, Radek C. Skoda, Markus G. Manz
Published in: Blood, Issue 127/25, 2016, Page(s) 3253-3259, ISSN 0006-4971
DOI: 10.1182/blood-2016-02-696310

Enhanced detection of prion infectivity from blood by preanalytical enrichment with peptoid-conjugated beads

Author(s): Hornemann, Simone; Schwarz, Petra; Rushing, Elisabeth J.; Connolly, Michael D.; Zuckermann, Ronald N.; Yam, Alice Y.; Aguzzi, Adriano
Published in: PLoS ONE, Vol 14, Iss 9, p e0216013 (2019), Issue 2, 2019, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.5167/uzh-177400

Immunotherapy for neurodegeneration?

Author(s): Liu, Yingjun; Aguzzi, Adriano
Published in: Liu, Yingjun; Aguzzi, Adriano (2019). Immunotherapy for neurodegeneration? Science, 364(6436):130-131., Issue 1, 2019, ISSN 0036-8075
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaw0685