• Fornasiero E.F., Mandad S., Wildhagen H., Alevra M., Rammner B., Keihani S., Opazo F., Urban I., Ischebeck T., Sakib M.S., Fard M.K., Kirli K., Centeno T.P., Vidal R.O., Rahman R.U., Benito E., Fischer A., Dennerlein S., Rehling P., Feussner I., Bonn S., Simons M., Urlaub H., Rizzoli S.O. (2018) Precisely measured protein lifetimes in the mouse brain reveal differences across tissues and subcellular fractions. Nat Commun. 9, 4230

  • Callegari S. and Dennerlein S. (2018) Sensing the Stress: A Role for the UPRmt and UPRam in the Quality Control of Mitochondria. Front. Cell Dev. Biol. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2018.00031 (invited review article)

  • 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.  pii: e32572. doi: 10.7554/eLife.32572.

  • Lorenzi I, Oeljeklaus S, Aich A, Ronsör C, Callegari S, Dudek J, Warscheid B, Dennerlein S#, Rehling P#. (2018) The mitochondrial TMEM177 associates with COX20 during COX2 biogenesis. Biochim Biophys Acta 1865(2), 323-333; # equally corresponding



  • Perić M, Lovrić A, Šarić A, Musa M, Bou Dib P, Rudan M, Nikolić A, Sobočanec S, Mikecin AM, Dennerlein S, Milošević I, Vlahovicek K, Raimundo N, Kriško A. (2017) TORC1-mediated sensing of chaperone activity alters glucose metabolism and extends lifespan. Aging Cell. doi: 10.1111/acel.12623.

  • Dennerlein S, Wang C, Rehling P. (2017) Plasticity of Mitochondrial Translation. Trends Cell Biol. 2017 Oct;27(10):712-721

  • Callegari S, Oeljeklaus S, Warscheid B, Dennerlein S, Thumm M, Rehling P, Dudek J. (2017) Phospho-ubiquitin-PARK2 complex as a marker for mitophagy defects. Autophagy.13(1):201-211



  • 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(2):471-483

  • Swain L, Kesemeyer A, Meyer-Roxlau S, Vettel C, Zieseniss A, Güntsch A, Jatho A, Becker A, Nanadikar MS, Morgan B, Dennerlein S, Shah AM, El-Armouche A, Nikolaev VO, Katschinski DM. (2016) Redox Imaging Using Cardiac Myocyte-Specific Transgenic Biosensor Mice. Circ Res. 119(9):1004-1016.

  • Lorenzi I, Oeljeklaus S, Ronsör C, Bareth B, Warscheid B, Rehling P, Dennerlein S. (2016) The ribosome-associated Mba1 escorts Cox2 from insertion machinery to maturing assembly intermediates. Mol Cell Biol. MCB.00361-16

  • Haag S, Sloan KE, Ranjan N, Warda AS, Kretschmer J, Blessing C, Hübner B, Seikowski J, Dennerlein S, Rehling P, Rodnina MV, Höbartner C, Bohnsack MT. (2016) NSUN3 and ABH1 modify the wobble position of mt-tRNAMet to expand codon recognition in mitochondrial translation. EMBO J. 35(19):2104-2119.

  • Perić M, Bou Dib P, Dennerlein S, Musa M, Rudan M, Lovrić A, Nikolić A, Šarić A, Sobočanec S, Mačak Ž, Raimundo N, Kriško A. (2016) Crosstalk between cellular compartments protects against proteotoxicity and extends lifespan. Sci Rep. 27;6:28751

  • Bareth B, Nikolov M, Lorenzi I, Hildenbeutel M, Mick DU, Helbig C, Urlaub H, Ott M, Rehling P, Dennerlein S. (2016) Oms1 associates with cytochrome c oxidase assembly intermediates to stabilize newly synthesized Cox1. Mol Biol Cell. 27(10):1570-80.



  • Richter-Dennerlein R, Dennerlein S, Rehling P. (2015) Integrating mitochondrial translation into the cellular context. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 16(10):586-92.

  • Dennerlein S, Oeljeklaus S, Jans D, Hellwig C, Bareth B, Jakobs S, Deckers M, Warscheid B, Rehling P. (2015) MITRAC7 Acts as a COX1-Specific Chaperone and Reveals a Checkpoint during Cytochrome c Oxidase Assembly. Cell Rep. 12(10):1644-55

  • Pacheu-Grau D, Bareth B, Dudek J, Juris L, Vögtle FN, Wissel M, Leary SC, Dennerlein S, Rehling P, Deckers M. (2015) Cooperation between COA6 and SCO2 in COX2 maturation during cytochrome c oxidase assembly links two mitochondrial cardiomyopathies. Cell Metab. 21(6):823-33.

  • Dennerlein S, Rehling P. Human mitochondrial COX1 assembly into cytochrome c oxidase at a glance. J Cell Sci. 2015;128(5):833-7



  • Bareth B, Dennerlein S, Mick DU, Nikolov M, Urlaub H, Rehling P (2013) The heme a synthase Cox15 associates with cytochrome c oxidase assembly intermediates during Cox1 maturation. Mol Cell Biol. 33(20):4128-37



  • Mick DU*, Dennerlein S*, Wiese H, Reinhold R, Pacheu-Grau D, Lorenzi I, Sasarman F, Weraarpachai W, Shoubridge EA, Warscheid B, Rehling P. (2012) MITRAC links mitochondrial protein translocation to respiratory-chain assembly and translational regulation. Cell 151(7):1528-41
    *equally contribution



  • Richter R, Pajak A, Dennerlein S, Rozanska A, Lightowlers RN, Chrzanowska-Lightowlers ZM. (2010) Translation termination in human mitochondrial ribosomes. Biochem Soc Trans. 38(6):1523-6

  • Dennerlein S, Rozanska A, Wydro M, Chrzanowska-Lightowlers ZM, Lightowlers RN. (2010) Human ERAL1 is a mitochondrial RNA chaperone involved in the assembly of the 28S small mitochondrial ribosomal subunit. Biochem J. 430(3):551-8

  • Temperley R, Richter R, Dennerlein S, Lightowlers RN, Chrzanowska-Lightowlers ZM (2010) Hungry codons promote frameshifting in human mitochondrial ribosomes. Science 327(5963):301.



  • Biscotti MA, Canapa A, Olmo E, Barucca M, Teo CH, Schwarzacher T, Dennerlein S, Richter R, Heslop-Harrison JS. (2007) Repetitive DNA, molecular cytogenetics and genome organization in the King scallop (Pecten maximus). Gene 406(1-2):91-8.