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Beetle–Bacterial Symbioses: Endless Forms Most Functional

Author(s): Hassan Salem, Martin Kaltenpoth
Published in: Annual Review of Entomology Volume 67, 2022, Page(s) 201-219, ISSN 0066-4170
Publisher: Annual Reviews, Inc.
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-061421-063433

An endosymbiont’s journey through metamorphosis of its insect host

Author(s): Martin Kaltenpoth
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117/35, 2020, Page(s) 20994-20996, ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2014598117

Versatile and Dynamic Symbioses Between Insects and Burkholderia Bacteria

Author(s): Martin Kaltenpoth, Laura V. Flórez
Published in: Annual Review of Entomology, 65/1, 2020, Page(s) 145-170, ISSN 0066-4170
Publisher: Annual Reviews, Inc.
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-011019-025025

De novo biosynthesis of simple aromatic compounds by an arthropod ( Archegozetes longisetosus )

Author(s): Adrian Brückner, Martin Kaltenpoth, Michael Heethoff
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287/1934, 2020, Page(s) 20201429, ISSN 0962-8452
Publisher: Royal Society of London
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1429

Minimal fermentative metabolism fuels extracellular symbiont in a leaf beetle

Author(s): Eugen Bauer, Martin Kaltenpoth, Hassan Salem
Published in: The ISME Journal, 14/3, 2020, Page(s) 866-870, ISSN 1751-7362
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41396-019-0562-1

Effects, interactions, and localization of Rickettsia and Wolbachia in the house fly parasitoid, Spalangia endius

Author(s): Amit Semiatizki, Benjamin Weiss, Shir Bagim, Sarit Rohkin-Shalom, Martin Kaltenpoth, Elad Chiel
Published in: Microbial Ecology, 80/3, 2020, Page(s) 718-728, ISSN 0095-3628
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-020-01520-x

Inhibition of a nutritional endosymbiont by glyphosate abolishes mutualistic benefit on cuticle synthesis in Oryzaephilus surinamensis

Author(s): Kiefer, Julian Simon Thilo; Batsukh, Suvdanselengee; Bauer, Eugen; Hirota, Bin; Weiss, Benjamin; Wierz, Jürgen C.; Fukatsu, Takema; Kaltenpoth, Martin; Engl, Tobias
Published in: Communications Biology, Vol 4, Iss 1, Pp 1-16 (2021), 2021, ISSN 2399-3642
Publisher: Springer Nature
DOI: 10.1038/s42003-021-02057-6

Bacterial symbionts support larval sap feeding and adult folivory in (semi-)aquatic reed beetles

Author(s): Frank Reis, Roy Kirsch, Yannick Pauchet, Eugen Bauer, Lisa Carolin Bilz, Kayoko Fukumori, Takema Fukatsu, Gregor Kölsch, Martin Kaltenpoth
Published in: Nature Communications, 11/1, 2020, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16687-7

Microbial symbionts expanding or constraining abiotic niche space in insects

Author(s): Marion M. Lemoine, Tobias Engl, Martin Kaltenpoth
Published in: Current Opinion in Insect Science, 39, 2020, Page(s) 14-20, ISSN 2214-5745
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2020.01.003

Transmission of Bacterial Symbionts With and Without Genome Erosion Between a Beetle Host and the Plant Environment

Author(s): Jürgen C. Wierz; Paul Gaube; Dagmar Klebsch; Martin Kaltenpoth; Martin Kaltenpoth; Laura V. Flórez; Laura V. Flórez
Published in: Frontiers in Microbiology, 1, 2021, ISSN 1664-302X
Publisher: Frontiers Media
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.715601

Nutritional symbionts confer structural defence against predation and fungal infection in a grain pest beetle.

Author(s): S. N. Kanyile, T. Engl, M. Kaltenpoth
Published in: The Journal of Experimental Biology, 225(1), 2022, ISSN 0022-0949
Publisher: The Company of Biologists Ltd.
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.243593