Publications (since 2014)

Nadler F, Richter-Dennerlein R (2023) Translation termination in human mitochondria – substrate specificity of mitochondrial release factors. Biol Chem , .

Dennerlein S, Rehling P, Richter-Dennerlein R (2023) Cytochrome c oxidase biogenesis – from translation to early assembly of the core subunit COX1. FEBS Lett , .

Nadler F, Lavdovskaia E, Krempler A, Cruz-Zaragoza LD, Dennerlein S, Richter-Dennerlein R (2022) Human mtRF1 terminates COX1 translation and its ablation induces mitochondrial ribosome-associated quality control. Nat Commun 13, 6406.

Kleiber N, Lemus-Diaz N, Stiller C, Heinrichs M, Mai MM, Hackert P, Richter-Dennerlein R, Höbartner C, Bohnsack KE, Bohnsack MT (2022) The RNA methyltransferase METTL8 installs m3C32 in mitochondrial tRNAsThr/Ser(UCN) to optimise tRNA structure and mitochondrial translation. Nat Commun 13, 209.

Dennerlein S, Poerschke S, Oeljeklaus S, Wang C, Richter-Dennerlein R, Sattmann J, Bauermeister D, Hanitsch E, Stoldt S, Langer T, Jakobs S, Warscheid B, Rehling P (2021) Defining the interactome of the human mitochondrial ribosome identifies SMIM4 and TMEM223 as respiratory chain assembly factors. Elife 10, .

Nadler F, Lavdovskaia E, Richter-Dennerlein R (2021) Maintaining mitochondrial ribosome function: The role of ribosome rescue and recycling factors. RNA Biol , 1-15.

Cruz-Zaragoza LD, Dennerlein S, Linden A, Yousefi R, Lavdovskaia E, Aich A, Falk RR, Gomkale R, Schöndorf T, Bohnsack MT, Richter-Dennerlein R, Urlaub H, Rehling P (2021) An in vitro system to silence mitochondrial gene expression. Cell 184, 5824-5837.e15.

Lavdovskaia E, Hillen HS, Richter-Dennerlein R (2021) Hierarchical folding of the catalytic core during mitochondrial ribosome biogenesis. Trends Cell Biol , .

Hillen HS, Lavdovskaia E, Nadler F, Hanitsch E, Linden A, Bohnsack KE, Urlaub H, Richter-Dennerlein R (2021) Structural basis of GTPase-mediated mitochondrial ribosome biogenesis and recycling. Nat Commun 12, 3672.

Maiti P, Lavdovskaia E, Barrientos A, Richter-Dennerlein R (2021) Role of GTPases in Driving Mitoribosome Assembly. Trends Cell Biol 31, 284-297.

Lavdovskaia E, Denks K, Nadler F, Steube E, Linden A, Urlaub H, Rodnina MV, Richter-Dennerlein R (2020) Dual function of GTPBP6 in biogenesis and recycling of human mitochondrial ribosomes. Nucleic Acids Res 48, 12929-12942.

Wang C, Richter-Dennerlein R, Pacheu-Grau D, Liu F, Zhu Y, Dennerlein S, Rehling P (2020) MITRAC15/COA1 promotes mitochondrial translation in a ND2 ribosome-nascent chain complex. EMBO Rep 21, e48833.

Lavdovskaia E, Kolander E, Steube E, Mai MM, Urlaub H, Richter-Dennerlein R (2018) The human Obg protein GTPBP10 is involved in mitoribosomal biogenesis. Nucleic Acids Res 46, 8471-8482.

Aich A, Wang C, Chowdhury A, Ronsör C, Pacheu-Grau D, Richter-Dennerlein R, Dennerlein S, Rehling P (2018) COX16 promotes COX2 metallation and assembly during respiratory complex IV biogenesis. Elife 7, .

Rozanska A, Richter-Dennerlein R, Rorbach J, Gao F, Lewis RJ, Chrzanowska-Lightowlers ZM, Lightowlers RN (2017) The human RNA-binding protein RBFA promotes the maturation of the mitochondrial ribosome. Biochem J 474, 2145-2158.

Wai T, Saita S, Nolte H, Müller S, König T, Richter-Dennerlein R, Sprenger HG, Madrenas J, Mühlmeister M, Brandt U, Krüger M, Langer T (2016) The membrane scaffold SLP2 anchors a proteolytic hub in mitochondria containing PARL and the i-AAA protease YME1L. EMBO Rep 17, 1844-1856.

Richter-Dennerlein R, Oeljeklaus S, Lorenzi I, Ronsör C, Bareth B, Schendzielorz AB, Wang C, Warscheid B, Rehling P, Dennerlein S (2016) Mitochondrial Protein Synthesis Adapts to Influx of Nuclear-Encoded Protein. Cell 167, 471-483.e10.

König T, Tröder SE, Bakka K, Korwitz A, Richter-Dennerlein R, Lampe PA, Patron M, Mühlmeister M, Guerrero-Castillo S, Brandt U, Decker T, Lauria I, Paggio A, Rizzuto R, Rugarli EI, De Stefani D, Langer T (2016) The m-AAA Protease Associated with Neurodegeneration Limits MCU Activity in Mitochondria. Mol Cell 64, 148-162.

Korwitz A, Merkwirth C, Richter-Dennerlein R, Tröder SE, Sprenger HG, Quirós PM, López-Otín C, Rugarli EI, Langer T (2016) Loss of OMA1 delays neurodegeneration by preventing stress-induced OPA1 processing in mitochondria. J Cell Biol 212, 157-166.

Richter-Dennerlein R, Dennerlein S, Rehling P (2015) Integrating mitochondrial translation into the cellular context. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 16, 586-592.

Wesolowska MT, Richter-Dennerlein R, Lightowlers RN, Chrzanowska-Lightowlers ZM (2014) Overcoming stalled translation in human mitochondria. Front Microbiol 5, 374.

Richter-Dennerlein R, Korwitz A, Haag M, Tatsuta T, Dargazanli S, Baker M, Decker T, Lamkemeyer T, Rugarli EI, Langer T (2014) DNAJC19, a mitochondrial cochaperone associated with cardiomyopathy, forms a complex with prohibitins to regulate cardiolipin remodeling. Cell Metab 20, 158-171.