since 2003


Denkert N, Schendzielorz AB, Barbot M, Versemann L, Richter F, Rehling P, Meinecke M. (2017) Cation selectivity of the presequence translocase channel Tim23 is crucial for efficient protein import. eLife 2017;6:e28324  doi: 10.7554/eLife.28324


Tarasenko D, Barbot M, Jans DC, Kroppen B, Sadowski B, Heim G, Möbius W, Jakobs S, Meinecke M. (2017) The MICOS component Mic60 displays a conserved membrane-bending activity that is necessary for normal cristae morphology. J Cell Biol 216: 889-899



Gleisner M, Kroppen B, Fricke C, Teske N, Kliesch TT, Janshoff A, Meinecke M*, Steinem C.* (2016) Epsin N-terminal homology domain (ENTH) activity as a function of membrane tension. J Biol Chem 291: 19953-19961 (*corresponding authors)

Barbot M, Meinecke M (2016) Reconstitutions of mitochondrial inner membrane remodeling. J Struct Biol 196: 20-28

Meinecke M*, Bartsch P, Wagner R. (2016) Peroxisomal Protein Import Pores. BBA Mol Cell Res
1863: 821-827 (*corresponding author)



Barbot M, Jans D, Schulz C, Denkert N, Kroppen B, Hoppert M, Jakobs S, Meinecke M. (2015) Mic10 oligomerizes to bend mitochondrial inner membranes at cristae junctions. Cell Metab 21: 756-763

Montilla-Martinez M, Beck S, Klümper J, Meinecke M, Schliebs W, Wagner R, Erdmann R. (2015) Distinct pores for peroxisomal import of PTS1 and PTS2 proteins. Cell Rep 13: 2126-2134



Gleisner M, Mey I, Barbot M, Dreker C, Meinecke M, Steinem C. (2014) Driving a planar model system into the 3rd dimension: generation and control of curved pore-spanning membrane arrays. Soft Matter 10: 6228-6236



Meinecke M, Boucrot E, Camdere G, Hon WC, Mittal R, McMahon HT (2013) Cooperative Recruitment of Dynamin and BIN/Amphiphysin/Rvs (BAR) Domain-containing Proteins Leads to GTP-dependent Membrane Scission. J Biol Chem 288: 6651-6661

Santos AJM, Meinecke M, Fessler MB, Holden DW, Boucrot E. (2013), Preferental targeting of mitotic cells by Salmonella reveals that cell surface cholesterol is maximal during metaphase. J Cell Sci 126, 2990-2996

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



Krüger, V., Deckers, M., Hildenbeutel, M., van der Laan, M., Hellmers, M., Dreker, C., Preuss, M., Herrmann, J.M., Rehling, P., Wagner, R., Meinecke, M. (2012) The mitochondrial oxidase-assembly-protein1 (Oxa1) insertase forms a membrane pore in lipid bilayers. J Biol Chem 287, 33314 - 33326   

Culham, D.E., Meinecke, M. Wood, J.M. (2012) Impacts of the osmolality and the lumenal ionic strength on osmosensory transporter ProP in proteoliposomes. J Biol Chem 287, 27813 - 27822

Rassow, J., Meinecke, M. (2012) Helicobacter pylori VacA: A new
perspective on an invasive chloride channel. Microbes Infect 14, 1026 - 1033



Meinecke, M., Cizmowski, C., Schliebs, W., Krüger, V., Beck, S., Wagner, R., Erdmann, R. (2010) The Peroxisomal Importomer Constitutes a Large and Highly Dynamic Pore. Nat Cell Biol 12, 273 – 277

Henne, W.H.*, Boucrot, E.*, Meinecke, M., Evergren, E., Vallis, Y., Mittal, R., McMahon, H.T. (2010) FCHo proteins are nucleators of clathrin-mediated endocytosis. Science 328, 1281-1284  (*contributed equally)

Domańska, G.*, Motz, C.*, Meinecke, M.*, Harsman, A., Papatheodorou, P., Reljic, B.,  Dian-Lothrop, E.A., Galmiche, A., Kepp, O., Becker, L., Günnewig, K., Wagner, R., Rassow, J. (2010) Helicobacter pylori VacA Toxin/Subunit p34: Mitochondrial Targeting of a Proapoptotic Anion Channel. PLoS Pathog 6(4): e1000878. doi:10.1371/ppat.1000878 (*contributed equally)


Kozjak-Pavlovic, V.*, Dian, E.A.*, Meinecke, M.*,  Kepp, O.*, Ross, K., Rajalingam, K., Harsman, A., Hauf, E., Brinkmann, V., Herrmann, I., Günther, D., Hurwitz, R., Rassow, J., Wagner, R., Rudel, T. (2009) Bacterial Porin Disrupts Mitochondrial Membrane Potential and Sensitizes Host Cells to Apoptosis. PLoS Pathog 5(10): e1000629. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000629 (*contributed equally)


Kutik, S., Stojanovski, D., Becker, T., Stoud, D.A., Becker, L., Meinecke, M., Krüger, V., Prinz, C., Guiard, B., Wagner, R., Meisinger, C., Pfanner, N., Wiedemann, N. (2008) Response: The Mitochondrial β-Signal and Protein Sorting. Cell 135, 1159-1160

Kutik, S., Stojanovski, D., Becker, L., Becker, T., Meinecke, M., Krüger, V., Prinz, C., Meisinger, C., Guiard, B., Wagner, R., Pfanner, N., Wiedemann, N. (2008) Dissecting membrane insertion of mitochondrial beta-barrel proteins. Cell 132, 1011-1024


van der Laan, M. Meinecke, M., Dudek, J., Hutu, D.P., Lind, M., Perschil, I., Guiard, B., Wagner, R., Pfanner, N., Rehling, P. (2007) Motor-free mitochondrial presequence translocase drives membrane integration of preproteins, Nat Cell Biol 9, 1155-1159.


Meinecke, M., Wagner, R., Kovermann, P., Guiard, B., Mick,D.U., Hutu,D.P., Voos, W., Truscott, K., Chacinska, A., Pfanner, N., Rehling, P. (2006) Tim50 Maintains the Permeability Barrier of the Mitochondrial Inner Membrane. Science 312, 1523-1526