since 2003



  • Schlotawa, L., Wachs, M., Bernhard, O., Mayer, F.J., Dierks, T., Schmidt, B., Radhakrishnan, K. (2018) Recognition and ER Quality Control of Misfolded Formylglycine-Generating Enzyme by Protein Disulfide Isomerase. Cell Reports 24, 27–37

  • Dihazi, H., Asif, AR., Beißbarth, T., Bohrer, R., Feussner, K., Feussner, I., Jahn, O., Lenz, C., Majcherczyk, A., Schmidt, B., Schmitt, K., Urlaub, H., Valerius, O. (2018) Integrative omics - from data to biology. Expert Rev. Proteomics 15, 463-466


  • Candiello, E., Mishra, R., Schmidt, B., Jahn, O. and Schu, P. (2017) Differential regulation of AP-2/clathrin vesicle uncoating in synaptic plasticity. Sci. Rep. 7, 15781; doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16055-4


  • Levchenko, M., Römpler, K., Wuttke, J.M., Schmidt, B., Neifer, K., Juris, L., Wissel, M. Rehling, P., Deckers, M. (2016)  Cox26 is a novel stoichiometric subunit of the yeast cytochrome c oxidase. BBA Mol. Cell Res. 1863, 1624-32

  • Heininger, A. U., Hackert, P., Andreou, A. Z., Boon, K. L., Memet, I., Prior, M., Clancy, A., Schmidt, B., Urlaub, H., Schleiff, E., Sloan, K. E., Deckers, M., Lührmann, R., Enderlein, J., Klostermeier, D., Rehling, P., Bohnsack, M. T. (2016) Protein cofactor competition regulates the action of a multifunctional RNA helicase in different pathways. RNA Biol 13, 320-30.


  • Peng, J., Alam, S., Radhakrishnan, K., Mariappan, M., Rudolph, M. G., May, C., Dierks, T., von Figura, K., and Schmidt, B. (2015), Eukaryotic Formylglycine-Generating Enzyme Catalyzes a Monooxygenase Type of Reaction. FEBS J., 282, 3262-3274

  • Melin, J., Kilisch, M., Neumann, P., Lytovchenko, O., Gomkale, R., Schendzielorz, A., Schmidt, B., Liepold, T., Ficner, R., Jahn, O., Rehling, P., Schulz, C. (2015), A presequence-binding groove in Tom70 supports import of Mdl1 into mitochondria. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1850, 1850-9

  • Kratzke, M., Candello, E., Schmidt, B., Jahn, O. and Schu, P. (2015), AP-1/σ1B-Dependent SV protein recycling is regulated in early endosomes and is coupled to AP-2 endocytosis. Mol Neurobiol 52, 142-161


  • Melin, J., Schulz, C., Wrobel, L., Bernhard, O., Chacinska, A., Jahn, O., Schmidt, B., Rehling, P. (2014), Presequence recognition by the tom40 channel contributes to precursor translocation into the mitochondrial matrix. Mol. Cell Biol. 34, 3473-85

  • Lytovchenko, O., Naumenko, N., Oeljeklaus, S., Schmidt, B., von der Malsburg, K., Deckers, M., Warscheid, B., van der Laan, M., Rehling, P. (2014), The INA complex facilitates assembly of the peripheral stalk of the mitochondrial F1Fo-ATP synthase. EMBO J. 33, 1624-38


  • Schlotawa, L., Radhakrishnan, K., Baumgartner, M., Schmid, R., Schmidt, B., Dierks, T., Gärtner J. (2013), Rapid degradation of an active formylglycine generating enzyme variant leads to a late infantile severe form of multiple sulfatase deficiency. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 21, 1020-1023

  • Ennemann, E. C., Radhakrishnan, K., Mariappan, M., Wachs, M., Pringle, T. H., Schmidt, B., Dierks, T. (2013), Proprotein convertases process and thereby inactivate formylglycine generating enzyme. J Biol Chem. 288, 5828–5839

  • Xu, X., Tan, X., Lin, Q., Schmidt, B., Engel, W., Pantakani, D.V. (2013), Mouse Dazl and its novel splice variant functions in translational repression of target mRNAs in embryonic stem cells. Biochim Biophys Acta 1829, 425-35


  • Makrypidi, G., Damme, M., Müller-Loennies, S., Trusch, M., Schmidt, B., Schlüter, H., Heeren, J., Lübke, T., Saftig, P., and Braulke, T. (2012), Mannose 6-dephosphorylation of lysosomal proteins mediated by acid phosphatases Acp2 and Acp5. Mol. Cell. Biol. 32, 774-782

  • Reinhold, R., Krüger, V., Meinecke, M., Schulz, C., Schmidt, B., Grunau, S.D., Guiard, B., Wiedemann, N., van der Laan, M., Wagner, R., Rehling, P., Dudek, J. (2012), The channel-forming Sym1 protein is transported by the TIM23 complex in a presequence-independent manner. Mol. Cell. Biol. 32, (24), 5009-5021


  • Schlotawa, L., Ennemann, E. C., Radhakrishnan, K., Schmidt, B., Chakrapani, A., Christen, H.-J., Moser, H., Steinmann, B., Dierks, T., and Gärtner, J. (2011), SUMF1 mutations affecting stability and activity of formylglycine generating enzyme predict clinical outcome in multiple sulfatase deficiency. European Journal of Human Genetics 19, 253-261

  • Schulz, C., Lytovchenko, O., Melin, J., Chacinska, A., Guiard, B., Neumann, P., Ficner, R., Jahn, O., Schmidt, B., Rehling, P. (2011), Tim50's presequence receptor domain is essential for signal driven transport across the TIM23 complex. J. Cell. Biol. 195, 643-656


  • Damme, M., Morelle, W., Schmidt, B., Andersson, C., Fogh, J., Michalski, JC. and Lübke, T. (2010), Impaired lysosomal trimming of N-linked oligosaccharides leads to hyperglycosylation of native lysosomal proteins in mannosidosis mice. Mol. Cell. Biol. 30, 273-283


  • Happel, N., Stoldt, S., Schmidt, B. and Doenecke, D. (2009), M phase-specific phosphorylation of histone H1.5 at threonine 10 by GSK-3. J. Mol. Biol. 386, 339-350

  • Von Figura, K., Dierks, T. and Schmidt, B. (2009), Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency. Encyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease 1374-1375 (Lang, F., Ed.), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, [ISBN: 978-3-540-67136-7]

  • Dierks, T., Schlotawa, L., Frese, M.-A., Radhakrishnan, K., von Figura, K., and Schmidt, B. (2009), Molecular basis of multiple sulfatase deficiency and other lysosomal storage disorders caused by defects of non-lysosomal proteins. BBA - Molecular Cell Research 1793, 710-725

  • Schieweck, O., Damme, M., Schröder, B., Hasilik, A., Schmidt, B. and Lübke, T. (2009), NCU-G1 is a highly glycosylated integral membrane protein of the lysosome. Biochem. J. 422, 83-90


  • Gande, S. L., Mariappan, M., Schmidt, B., Pringle, T. H., von Figura, K., and Dierks, T. (2008), Paralog of the Formylglycine-generating Enzyme – Retention in the Endoplasmic Reticulum by Canonical and Noncanonical Signals.. FEBS Journal 275, 1118-1130

  • Mariappan, M., Gande, S. L., Radhakrishnan, K., Schmidt, B., Dierks, T., and von Figura, K. (2008), The Non-catalytic N-terminal Extension of Formylglycinegenerating Enzyme Is Required for Its Biological Activity and Retention in the Endoplasmic Reticulum. J. Biol. Chem. 283, 11556-11564

  • Mariappan, M., Radhakrishnan, K., Dierks, T., Schmidt, B., and von Figura, K. (2008), ERp44 Mediates a Thiol-independent Retention of Formylglycinegenerating Enzyme in the Endoplasmic Reticulum. J. Biol. Chem. 283, 6375-6383

  • Adham, I. M., Khulan, J., Held, T., Schmidt, B., Meyer, B. I., Meinhardt, A., and Engel, W. (2008), Fas-associated factor (FAF1) is required for the early cleavagestages of mouse embryo. Molecular Human Reproduction 14, 207–213


  • Schröder, B., Elsässer, H.-P., Schmidt, B. and Hasilik, A. (2007), Characterisation of lipofuscin-like lysosomal inclusion bodies from human placenta. FEBS Letters 581, 102–108

  • Roeser, D., Schmidt, B., Preusser-Kunze, A. and Rudolph, M. G. (2007), Probing the oxygen-binding site of the human formylglycine-generating enzyme using halide ions. Acta Cryst. D63, 621–627


  • Roeser, D., Preusser-Kunze, A., Schmidt, B., Gasow, K., Wittmann, J. G., Dierks, T., von Figura, K., and Rudolph, M. G. (2006), A general binding mechanism for all human sulfatases by the formylglycine-generating enzyme. PNAS 103, 81–86


  • Mariappan, M., Preusser-Kunze, A., Balleininger, M., Eiselt, N., Schmidt, B., Gande, S. L., Wenzel, D., Dierks, T. and von Figura, K. (2005), Expression, localization, structural, and functional characterization of pFGE, the paralog of the Cα- formylglycine-generating enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 15173–15179

  • Dickmanns, A., Schmidt, B., Rudolph, M., Mariappan, M., Dierks, T., von Figura, K. and Ficner, R. (2005), Crystal structure of human pFGE, the paralog of the Cα- formylglycine-generating enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 15180–15187

  • Preusser-Kunze, A., Mariappan, M, Schmidt, B., Gande, S. L., Mutenda, K., Wenzel, D., von Figura, K. and Dierks, T. (2005), Molecular characterization of the Human Cα-formylglycine-generating enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 14900–14910

  • Roos, C., Dressel, R., Schmidt, B., Günther, E. and Walter, L. (2005), The rat expresses two complement factor C4 proteins, but only one isotype is expressed in the liver. J. Immunol. 174, 970–975

  • Oesterreicher, S., Blum, W., Schmidt, B., Braulke, T. and Kübler, B. (2005), Interaction of insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-II) with multiple plasma proteins. High affinity binding of plasminogen to IGF-II and IGF-binding protein-3. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 9994–10000

  • Dierks, T., Dickmanns, A., Preusser-Kunze, A., Schmidt, B., von Figura, K., Ficner, R. and Rudolph, M. (2005), Molecular basis for multiple sulfatase deficiency and catalytic mechanism for formylglycine generation of the human formylglycine generating enzyme. Cell 121, 541-552

  • Kollmann, K., Mutenda, K., Balleininger, M., Eckermann, E., von Figura, K., Schmidt, B. and Lübke, T. (2005), Identification of novel lysosomal matrix proteins by proteome analysis. Proteomics 5, 3966-3978

  • Schott, P., Singer, S., Kögler, H., Neddermeier, D., Leineweber, K., Brodde, O.-E., Regitz-Zagrosek, V., Schmidt, B., Dihazi, H. and Hasenfuss, G. (2005), Pressure overload and neurohumoral activation differentially affect the myocardial proteome. Proteomics 5, 1372–1381


  • von Figura, K., Borissenko, L. V., Fey, J., Peng, J., Schmidt, B. and Dierks, T. (2004), Defects in lysosomal enzyme modification for catalytic activity. Lysosomal Disorders of Brain 131-140 (Platt, F. M & Walkley, S. U., Eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp.,


  • Lemansky, P., Gerecitano-Schmidek, M., Das, R. C., Schmidt, B., and Hasilik, A. (2003), Targeting myeloperoxidase to azurophilic granules in HL-60 cells. J. Leukoc. Biol. 74, 542-550

  • Usón, I., Schmidt, B., von Bülow, R., Grimme, S., von Figura, K., Dauter, M., Rajashankar, K. R., Dauter, Z., and Sheldrick, G. M. (2003), Locating the anomalous scatterer substructures in halide and sulfur phasing.. Acta Cryst. 59, 57–66

  • Landgrebe, J., Dierks, T., Schmidt, B., and von Figura, K. (2003), The human SUMF1 gene, required for posttranslational sulfatase modification, defines a new gene family which is conserved from pro- to eukaryotes. Gene 316, 47-56

  • Dierks, T., Schmidt, B., Borissenko, L., Peng, J, Preusser, A., Mariappan, M., and von Figura, K. (2003), Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency is caused by mutations in the gene encoding the human Cα-formylglycine generating enzyme. Cell 113, 435-444

  • Peng, J., Schmidt, B., von Figura, K., and Dierks, T. (2003), Identification of formylglycine in sulfatases by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-offlight mass spectrometry. J. Mass Spectrom. 38, 80-86