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Zentralinstitut für Ernährungs- und Lebensmittelforschung (ZIEL)

Abteilung Mikrobiologie
Technische Universität München
Weihenstephaner Berg 3
D-85350 Freising


 Prof. Dr. Siegfried Scherer
 Leitung Lehrstuhl für Mikrobielle Ökologie
 Zentralinstitut für Ernährungs- und Lebensmittelforschung ZIEL
 Tel.:  +49 (8161)71-3516
 Fax:  +49 (8161)71-4512
 e-mail: siegfried.scherer<at>wzw.tum.de

Curriculum vitae

Publications: Current fields of research
        Microbial ecology
        Food microbiology
        Taxonomy and evolution 

Publications: Former fields of research 
        Photosynthesis, respiration and nitrogen fixation of cyanobacteria
        Biochemistry of respiratory electron transport of cyanobacteria
        Proton translocation across the cytoplasmic membrane
        Molecular biology of bacteriophage

Curriculum vitae



 
1955Geboren in Oberndorf am Neckar
1974Studium der Biologie, Chemie und Physik an der Universität Konstanz.
1977Staatsexamen in Chemie und Physik
1980Diplom und Staatsexamen in Biologie
1983Promotion zum Dr.rer.nat. in Biologie, Universität Konstanz
1983-1988Arbeitsgruppenleiter am Lehrstuhl für Physiologie und Biochemie der Pflanzen an der Universität Konstanz
1984BYK-Forschungspreis
1986Forschungsaufenthalt am Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Science, China
1988-1989Forschungsstipendiat des DAAD am Department of Biochemistry, VirginiaTech, Blacksburg, USA
1989-1991Habilitationstipendiat der DFG an der Universität Konstanz
1990Ruf an die TU München
1991Habilitation an der Fakultät für Biologie, Universität Konstanz in den Fächern Pflanzenphysiologie und Mikrobielle Ökologie
1991Extraordinariat an der Technischen Universität München, Ernennung zum Direktor des Instituts für Mikrobiologie am FML Weihenstephan
1997Ernennung zum Geschäftsführer des FML Weihenstephan
2001 - 2004Mitglied der erweiterten Hochschulleitung der Technischen Universität München
2002Ruf auf ein Ordinariat an der Veterinärmedizinischen Universität Wien
2003Ruf auf den Lehrstuhl für Mikrobielle Ökologie, Department für Grundlagen der Biowissenschaften, Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan, TU München
2003 - 2014Geschäftsführender Direktor des Zentralinstituts für Ernährungs- und Lebensmittelforschung (ZIEL) der TU München
2005Gute Lehre Preis der Studienfakultät für Biowissenschaften
2005


Verleihung des Otto von Guericke Forschungspreises (Schnelle Identifizierung von Mikroorganismen durch FTIR Spektroskopie) 
2007                    Gute Lehre Preis der Studienfakultät
für Biowissenschaften
2007 - 2013

Prodekan der Fakultät Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan

2015


Nominierung für den Gute Lehre Preis des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst durch die Studienfakultät Ernährungswissenschaften des WZW
2016Berufung in den Expertenrat für Lebensmittelsicherheit des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz
  


Current fields of research


Microbial ecology

1 Scherer S, Ernst A, Chen TW, Böger P (1984) Rewetting of drought-resistant blue-green algae: Time course of water update and reappearance of respiration, photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation. Oecologia 62,418-423.

2 Scherer S, Chen TW, Böger P (1986) Recovery of nucleotide pools in terrestrial blue-green algae after prolonged drought periods. Oecologia 68,585-588.

3 Scherer S, Chen TW, Böger P (1988) A new UV-A/B protecting pigment in the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. Plant Physiology 88, 1055-1057.

4 Scherer S, Potts M (1989) A novel water stress protein from desiccation tolerant cells: Purification and partial characterization. Journal of Biological Chemistry 264, 12546-12553.
5 Scherer S, Zhong ZP (1991) Desiccation independence of terrestrial Nostoc commune ecotypes (Cyanobacteria). Microbial Ecology 22,271-293.

6 Chen TW, Scherer S, Böger P (1992) Nitrogen fixation of Azorhizobium in artificially induced root para-nodules in wheat. Science in China 35B,1463-1470.

7 Scherer S (1994) Anpassungen von Cyanobakterien in Wüsten. In: Extremophile Mikroorganismen in ausgefallenen Lebensräumen, K. Hausmann, BP Kremer (eds), Verlag Chemie, Weinheim, pp. 179-193.

8 Hill DR, Hladun SL, Scherer S, Potts M (1994) Water stress proteins (Wsp) of Nostoc commune (cyanobacteria) are secreted with UV-A/B-absorbing pigments and have an associated 1,4-beta-D-xylanxylanaohydrolase (EC 3.2.1.8) activity. Journal of Biological Chemistry 269,7726-7734.

9 Böhm G, Pfleiderer W, Böger P, Scherer S (1995) Structure of a novel oligosaccharide-mycosporine-amino acid ultraviolet A/B sunscreen pigment from the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. Journal of Biological Chemistry 270, 8536-8539.

10 Mayr B, Kaplan T, Lechner S, Scherer S (1996) Identification and purification of a family of dimeric cold shock protein homologs from the psychrotrophic Bacillus cereus WSBC 10201. Journal of Bacteriology 178:2916-2925.

11 Ehling-Schulz M, Bilger W, Scherer S
(1997) UVB induced synthesis of photoprotective pigments and extracellular polysaccharides in the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. Journal of Bacteriology 179,1940-1945.

12 Francis KP, Mayr R, von Stetten F, Stewart GSAB, Scherer S (1998) Discrimination of psychrotolerant and mesophilic strains of the Bacillus cereus group by PCR targeting of major cold shock protein genes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64,3525-3529.

13 von Stetten, F, Francis KP, Lechner S, Neuhaus K, Scherer S (1998) Rapid discrimination of psychrotolerant and mesophilic strains of the Bacillus cereus group by PCR targeting of 16S rDNA. Journal of Microbiological Methods 34:99-106.

14 Ehling-Schulz M, Scherer S (1999) UV protection in cyanobacteria. European Journal of Phycology 34,329-338. (R)

15 Prüß BM, Francis KP, von Stetten F, Scherer S (1999) Correlation of 16S ribosomal DNA signature sequences with temperature-dependent growth rates of mesophilic and psychrotolerant strains of the Bacillus cereus group. Journal of Bacteriology 181: 2624-2630.

16 Neuhaus K, Francis KP, Rapposch S, Görg A, Scherer S (1999) Pathogenic Yersinia species carry a novel, cold-inducible major cold shock protein tandem gene duplication producing both bicistronic and monocistronic mRNA. Journal of Bacteriology 181:6449-6455.

17 von Stetten F, Mayr R, Scherer S (1999) Climatic influence on mesophilic Bacillus cereus and psychrotolerant Bacillus weihenstephanensis populations in tropical, temperate and alpine soil. Environmental Microbiology 1:503-515

18 Neuhaus K, Rapposch S, Francis KP, Scherer S (2000) Restart of exponential growth of Yersinia enterocolitica after cold shock corresponds with down regulation of cspA mRNA. Journal of Bacteriology 182:3285-3288

19 Ehling-Schulz M, Schulz S, Wait R, Görg A, Scherer S (2002) The UV-B stimulon of the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune comprises early shock proteins and late acclimation proteins. Molecular Microbiology 46:827-843

20 Neuhaus K, Anastasov N, Kaberdin W, Francis K,  Miller V, Scherer S (2003) The AGUAAA motif in cspA1/A2 mRNA is important for adaptation of Yersinia enterocolitica to grow at low temperature. Molecular Microbiology 50:1629-1645

21 Neuhaus K, Scherer S (2005) Life at low temperature. In M. Dworkin et al., eds., The Prokaryotes: An Evolving Electronic Resource for the Microbiological Community, 3rd edition, release 4.0, Springer-Verlag, New York. (R) 

22 Wright DJ, Smith SC, Joardar V, Scherer S, Jervis J, Warren A, Helm RF, Potts M (2005) UV Irradiation and desiccation modulate the threedimensional extracellular matrix of nostoc commune (Cyanobacteria). The Journal of Biological Chemistry VOL 280, 48:40271-40281

23 Bresolin G, Morgan JAW, Ilgen D, Scherer S, Fuchs TM (2006) Low temperature-induced insecticidal activity of Yersinia enterocolitica. Molecular Microbiology 59:503-512

24 Bresolin G, Neuhaus K, Scherer S, Fuchs TM (2006) Transcriptional analysis of long-term adaptation of Yersinia enterocolitica to low-temperature growth. Journal of Bacteriology VOL 188, 8:2945-2958

25 Ehling-Schulz M, Fricker M, Grallert H, Rieck P, Wagner M, Scherer S (2006) Cereulide synthetase gene cluster from emetic Bacillus cereus: Structure and location on a mega virulence plasmid related to Bacillus anthracis toxin plasmid pXOI. MBC Microbiology 1-11

26 Bresolin G, Scherer S, Fuchs TM (2006) Yersinia als Insektenkiller. BIOspektrum 2:171-172 (R)

27 Jakob K, Satorhelyi P, Lange C, Wendisch VR, Silakowski B, Scherer S, Neuhaus K (2007) Gene expression analysis of  Corynebacterium glutamicum subjected to long-term lactic acid adaptation. Journal of Bacteriology Vol. 189, 15:5582-5590

28 Hain T, et al. (2007) Pathogenomics of Listeria spp. Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 297:541-557.

29 Bresolin G, Tr
cek J, Scherer S, Fuchs TM (2008) Presence of a functional flagellar cluster Flag-2 and low-temperature expression of flagellar genes in Yersinia enterocolitica  W22703. Microbiology 154:196-206

30 Lücking G, Dommel M, Scherer S, Fouet A, Ehling-Schulz M (2009) Cereulide synthesis in emetic Bacillus cereus is controlled by the transition state regular AbrB, but not by the virulence regulator PIcR. Microbiology 155:922-931

31 Schauer K, Stolz J, Scherer S, Fuchs TM (2009) Both thiamine uptake and biosynthesis of thiamine precursors are required for intracellular replication of Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Bacteriology 191, No. 7:2218-2227

32 Spanier B, Starke M, Higel F, Scherer S, Fuchs TM (2010) Yersinia enterocolitica infection and tcaA-dependent killing of Caenorhabditis elegans. Appl. Environ Microbiol. Vol. 76, No.18:6277-6285

33 Frenzel E, Letzel T, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M (2011) Inhibition of cereulide toxin synthesis by emetic Bacillus cereus via long-chain polyphosphates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77, No.4:1475-1482

34 Frenzel E, Doll V, Pauthner M, Lücking G, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M (2012) CodY orchestrates the expression of virulence determinants in emetic Bacillus cereus by impacting key regulatory circuits. Molecular Microbiology 85:67-88

35 Neuhaus K, Satorhelyi P, Schauer K, Scherer S, Fuchs TM (2013) Acid shock of Listeria monocytogenes at low environmental temperatures induces prfA, epithelial cell invasion, and lethality towards Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Genomics 2013, 14:285

36 Fuchs TM, Neuhaus K, Scherer S (2013) Life at Low Temperatures. In: Rosenberg et al. (eds) The Prokaryotes - Prokaryotic Communities and Ecophysiology, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

37 Müller-Herbst S, Wüstner S, Krementowski A, Eder D, Fuchs TM, Hedl C, Ehrenreich A, Scherer S (2014) Identification of genes essential for anaerobic growth of Listeria monocytogenes. Microbiology 160:752-765

38 Landstorfer R, Simon S, Schober S, Keim D, Scherer S, Neuhaus K (2014) Comparison of strand-specific transcriptomes of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 EDL933 (EHEC) under eleven different environmental conditions including radish sprouts and cattle feces. BMC Genomics 15:353

39 Kaspar D, Auer F, Schardt J, Schindele F, Ospina A, Held C, Ehrenreich A, Scherer S, Müller-Herbst S (2014) Temperature- and nitrogen source-dependent regulation of GlnR target genes in Listeria monocytogenes. FEMS Microbiol Lett 355:131-141

40 Lücking G; Frenzel F, Rütschle A, Marxen S, Stark TD, Hofmann T, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M (2015) Ces locus embedded Proteins control the non-ribosomal Synthesis of the cereulide Toxin in emetic Bacillus cereus on multiple Levels. Frontiers in Microbiology 6, Article 1101

41 Didier A, Jeßberger N, Krey V, Dietrich R, Scherer S, Märtlbauer E (2015) The mutation Glu151Asp in the B-component of the Bacillus cereus non-hemolytic enterotoxin (Nhe) leads to a diverging reactivity in antibody-based detection Systems. Toxins 7:4655-4667



Food microbiology

1 Zink R, Loessner MJ, Scherer S (1994) Supplementary Listeria typing with defective Listeria phage particles (monocins). Letters of Applied Microbiology 19,99-101.

2 Valdes-Stauber N, Scherer S (1994) Isolation and characterization of Linocin M18, a bacteriocin produced by Brevibacterium linens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 60,3809-3814.

3 Eppert I, Lechner E, Mayr R, Scherer S (1995) Listerien und coliforme Keime in "echten" und "fehldeklarierten" Rohmilchweichkäsen. Archiv für Lebensmittelhygiene 46,85-88.

4 Stewart GSBA, Loessner MJ, Scherer S (1996) The bacterial lux gene bioluminescent biosensor revisited. ASM News 62:297-301. (R) 

5 Valdés-Stauber N, Scherer S, Seiler H (1997) Identification of yeasts and coryneform bacteria from the surface microflora of brick cheeses. International Journal of Food Microbiology 34,115-129. 

6 Loessner MJ, Maier S, Schiwek P, Scherer S (1997) Long-chain polyphosphates inhibit growth of Clostridium tyrobutyricum in processed cheese spreads. Journal of Food Protection 60:493-498. 

7 Kosse D, Seiler H, Amann R, Ludwig W, Scherer S (1997) Identification of yoghurt-spoiling yeasts with 18S rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 20:468-480. 

8 Eppert I, Valdés-Stauber N, Götz H, Busse M, Scherer S (1997) Growth reduction of Listeria spp. caused by undefined industrial red smear cultures and bacteriocin producing Brevibacterium linens evaluated in situ on soft cheese. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63:4812-4817. 

9 Loessner MJ, Rudolf M, Scherer S (1997) Evaluation of luciferase reporter bacteriophage A511::luxAB for detection of Listeria in contaminated foods. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63:2961-2965.

10 Stewart GSBA, Hill PJ, Loessner MJ, Scherer S (1997) Bacterial bioluminescence - A forward perspective. In: A practical guide to industrial uses of ATP-luminescence in rapid microbiology (PE Stanley, ed, Cara Technology Ltd, Surrey, England. (R)

11 Kümmerle M, Scherer S, Seiler H (1998) Rapid and reliable identification of food-borne yeasts by Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64:2207-2214.

12 Mayr R, Eppert I, Scherer S (1999) Incidence and identification of psychrotrophic (7°C) Bacillus spp. in German HTST pasteurized mik. Milk Science International 54:26-30.

13 Carnio M, Eppert I, Scherer S (1999) Analysis of the bacterial surface ripening flora of German and French smeared cheeses with respect to their anti-listerial potential. International Journal of Food Microbiology 47:89-97.

14 Maier S, Scherer S, Loessner M (1999) Long-chain polyphosphate causes cell lysis and inhibits Bacillus cereus septum formation, which is dependent on divalent cations. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:3942-3949

15 Mayr R, von Stetten F, Francis KP, Scherer S (1999) Significance of psychrotolerant spore formers in food spoilage and methodologies for their detection and identification. Mitteilung der Lebensmittelhygiene 90:42-61. (R)

16 Oberreuter H, Mertens F, Seiler H, Scherer S (2000) Quantification of microorganisms in binary mixed populations by Fourier-Transform Infrared spectroscopy. Letters in Applied Microbiology 30,85-89

17 Rudolf M, Scherer S (2000) Incidence of Listeria and Listeria monocytogenes in acid curd cheese. Archives of Food Hygiene 51:118-120 

18 Carnio M, Höltzel A, Rudolf M, Henle T, Jung G, Scherer S (2000) The macrocyclic peptide antibiotic micrococcin P1 is secreted by the food-borne Staphylococcus equorum WS2733 and inhibits Listeria monocytogenes on soft cheese. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66:2378-2384 

19 Rudolf M, Scherer S (2001) High incidence of Listeria monocytogenes in European red smear cheese. International Journal of Food Microbiology 63:91-98

20 Carnio MC, Stachelhaus T, Francis KP, Scherer S (2001) Pyridinyl Polythiazole Class Peptide Antibiotic Micrococcin P1, Secreted by Food-Borne Staphylococcus equorum WS 2733, is Biosynthesized Nonribosomally. European Journal of Biochemistry 268:6390-6400
21 Stenfors L, Mayr R, Scherer S, Granum PE (2002) Pathogenic potential of fifty Bacillus weihenstephanensis strains. FEMS Microbiology Letters 215:47-51

22 Wenning M, Seiler H, Scherer S (2002) Fourier-transform infrared microspectroscopy, a novel and rapid tool for identification of yeast. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:4717-4721

23 Maoz A, Mayr R, Bresolin G, Neuhaus K, Francis KP, Scherer S (2002) Sensitive in situ monitoring of a recombinant bioluminescent Yersinia enterocolitica reporter mutant in real time on Camembert cheese Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:5737-5740.

24 Loessner M, Günther S, Steffan S, Scherer S (2003) A pediocin producing Lactobacillus plantarum inhibits Listeria monocytogenes in a complex cheese curface microbial ripening consortium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:1854-1857

25 Oberreuter H, Brodbeck A, von Stetten S, Goerges S, Scherer S (2003) Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy is a promising tool for monitoring the population dynamics of microorganisms in food stuff. European Food Research and Technology 216:434-439

26 Maoz A, Mayr R, Scherer S
(2003) Temporal stability and biodiversity of two complex, anti-listerial cheese ripening microbial consortia Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69:4012-4018

27 Mayer A, Seiler H, Scherer S (2003) Isolation of bifidobacteria from food and human faeces and rapid identification by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Annals of Microbiology 53:299-313

28 Mayr R, Fricker M, Maoz A, Scherer S (2004) Anti-listerial activity and biodiversity of cheese surface cultures: influence of the ripening temperature regime. Eur Food Res Technol 218:242-247

29 Ehling-Schulz M, Fricker M, Scherer S (2004) Identification of emetic toxin producing Bacillus cereus strains by a novel molecular assay. FEMS Microbiology Letters 232:189-195

30 Brennan NM, Cogan TM, Loessner M, Scherer S (2004) Bacterial surface-ripened cheese. Cheese - Chemistry, Physics and Microbiology 2:199-225 (R)

31 Ehling-Schulz M, Fricker M, Scherer S (2004) Bacillus cereus, the causative agent of an emetic type of food-borne illness. Molecular Nutrition Food Research 48:479-487

32 Ehling-Schulz M, Vukov N, Schulz A, Shaheen R, Andersson M, Märtlbauer E, Scherer S (2005) Identification and partial characterization of the nonribosomal peptide synthetase gene responsible for cereulide production in emtic Bacillus cereus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71:105-113

33 Mounier J, Gelsomino R, Goerges S, Vancanneyt M, Scherer S, Swings J, Fitzgerald GF, Cogan TM (2005) Surface microflora of four smear-ripened cheeses. Applied and Environmental Microbiology VOL 71, 11:6489-6500

34 Wenning M, Theilmann V, Scherer S (2006) Rapid analysis of two food-borne microbial communities at the species level by Fourier-transform infrared microspectroscopy. Environmental Microbiology 8:848-857

35 Rebuffo CA, Schmitt J, Wenning M, Stetten von F, Scherer S (2006) Reliable and rapid identification of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria Species by artificial neural network-based Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Applied and Environmental Microbiology VOL 72, 2:994-1000

36 Müller-Hellwig S, Groschup MH, Pichner R, Gareis M, Märtlbauer E, Scherer S, Loessner MJ (2006) Biochemical evidence for the proteolytic degradation of infectious prion protein PrP SC in hamster brain homogenates by foodborne bacteria. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 29:165-171

37 Goerges S, Aigner U, Silakowski B, Scherer S (2006) Inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes by Food-Borne Yeasts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:313-318

38 Scherbel C, Pichner R, Groschup MH, Müller-Hellwig S, Scherer S, Dietrich R, Märtlbauer E, Gareis M (2006) Degradation of scrapie associated prion protein (PrPSC) by the gastrointestinal microbiota of cattle. Vet.Res. 37:695-703

39 Mounier J, Goerges S, Gelsomino R, Vancanneyt M, Vandemeulebroecke K, Hoste B, Brennan NM, Scherer S, Swings J, Fitzgerald GF, Cogan TM (2006) Sources of the adventitious microflora of a smear-ripened cheese. Journal of Applied Mircrobiology 101:668-681

40 Ehling-Schulz M, Scherer S (2007) Ein Keim kommt selten allein - Bacillus cereus als Krankheits- und Verderbniserreger in Lebensmitteln. PdN-Bio 56, 1:18-21

41 Fricker M, Messelhäußer U, Busch U, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M (2007) Diagnostic real-time PCR assays for the detection of emetic Bacillus cereus strains in food and recent food-borne outbreaks. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, 6:1892-1898

42 Scherbel C, Pichner R, Groschup MH, Müller-Hellwig S, Scherer S, Dietrich R, Maertlbauer E, Gareis M (2007) Infectivity of Scrapie Prion Protein (PrPSc) following In vitro Digestion with Bovine Gastrointestinal Mircobiota. Zoonoses Public Health 54:185-190

43 Rea MC, Goerges S, Gelsomino R, Brennan NM, Mounier J, Vancanneyt M, Scherer S, Swings J, Cogan TM (2007)Stability of the Biodiversity of the Surface Consortia of Gubbeen, a Red-Smear Cheese. Journal Dairy Sciences 90:2200-2210

44 Wenning M, Seiler H, Scherer S (2007) Auch Bakterien haben Fingerabdrücke: Identifizierung von Mikroorganismen in der Lebensmittelindustrie mittels FTIR-Spektroskopie. DMZ 12:24-27

45 Wenning M, Scherer S (2007) Schokolade. Holzapfel W (Hrsg.) Mikrobiologie der Lebensmittel: Lebensmittel pflanzlicher Herkunft. Behr´s Verlag, Hamburg 237-250

46 Rebuffo-Scheer C, Dietrich J, Wenning M, Scherer S (2008) Identification of five Listeria species based on infrared spectra (FTIR) unsing macrosamples is superior to a microsample approach. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 390:1629-1635

47 Goerges S, Mounier J, Rea MC, Gelsomino R, Heise V, Beduhn R, Cogan TM, Vancanneyt M, Scherer S
(2008) Commercial Ripening Starter Microorganisms Inoculated into Cheese Milk Do Not Successfully Themselves in the Resident Microbial Ripening Consortia of a South German Red Smear Cheese. Applied an Environmental Microbiology 74, 7:2210-2217

48 Wenning M, Scherer S, Naumann D (2008) Infrared Spectroscopy in the Identification of Microorganisms. Diem M, Griffiths PR, Chalmers JM (eds) Vibrational Spectroscopy for Medical Diagnosis. John Wiley & Son ltd. Chichester, England, 71-96

49 Büchl N, Wenning M, Seiler H, Mietke-Hofmann H, Scherer S (2008) Reliable identification of closely related Issatchenkia and Pichia species using artificial neural network analysis of Fourier-transform infrared spectra. Yeast 25, 11:787-798

50 Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M (2008) Bacillus cereus: Wege zur Prävention der emetischen Toxinbildung in Lebensmitteln. In: "Von der Idee zum Projekt - vom Projekt in die Praxis". Dokumentation der 66. FEI-Jahrestagung 2008. Hrsg. Forschungskreis der Ernährungsindustrie Bonn, 61-72

51 Dommel MK, Frenzel E, Strasser B, Blöchinger C, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M (2010) Identification of the main promoter directing cereulide biosynthesis in emetic Bacillus cereus and its application for real-time monitoring of ces gene expression in foods. Applied and Environm. Microbiology, Vol. 76, No. 4:1232-1240

52 Büchl NR, Hutzler M, Mietke-Hofmann H, Wenning M, Scherer S (2010) Differentiation of probiotic and environmental Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains in animal feed. Journal of Applied Microbiology 109:783-791

53 Wenning M, Büchl NR, Scherer S (2010) Species and strain identification of lactic acid bacteria using FTIR spectroscopy and artificial neural networks. J. Biophoton 3, No. 8-9:493-505

54 Bleicher A, Obermajer T, Matijašic BB, Scherer S, Neuhaus K (2010) High biodiversity and potent anti-listerial action of complex red smear cheese microbial ripening consortia. Annals of Microbiol 60:531-539

55 Bleicher A, Stark T, Hofmann T, BogoviMatijašic B, Rogelj I, Scherer S, Neuhaus K (2010) Potent antilisterial cell-free supernatants produced by complex red-smear cheese mirobial consortia. Journal of Dairy Science 93, No. 10:4497-4505

56 Kaufmann V, Scherer S, Kulozik U (2010) Verfahren zur Verlängerung der Haltbarkeit von Konsummilch und ihre stofflichen Veränderungen: ESL-Milch. Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 5:59-64

57 Ehling-Schulz M, Knutson R, Scherer S (2011) Bacillus cereus. Fratomico P, Liu Y and Kathariou S eds.: Genomes of Foodborne and Waterborne Pathogens. ASM Press, Washington, Chapter 11, 147-164

58 Dommel MK, Lücking G, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M (2011) Transcriptional kinetic analyses of cereulide synthetase genes with respect to growth, sporulation and emetic toxin production in Bacillus cereus. Food Microbiology 28:284-290

59 Larpin-Larborde S, Imran M, Bonaiti C, Bora N, Gelsomino R, Goerges S, Irlinger F, Goodfellow M, Ward AC, Vancanneyt M, Swings J, Scherer S, Guéguen M, Desmasures N
(2011) Surface microbial consortia from Livarot, a French smear-ripened cheese. Can J Microbiol 57(8):651-660


60 Wenning M, Scherer S, Mietke-Hofmann H (2011) Differenzierung von probiotischen und ubiquitären Milchsäurebakterien und aeroben Sporenbildnern aus Futtemitteln mittels FTIR-Spektroskopie: In Differenzierung probiotischer Bakterien, Schriftreihe des Sächsischen Landesamt für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Geologie, Dresden, Heft 26:1-35

61 Büchl NR, Wenning M, Scherer S, Mietke-Hofmann H (2011) Differenzierung von probiotischen und ubiquitären Hefen aus Futtermitteln - Anwendung der Fourier-Transform-Infrarot (FT-IR)-Spektroskopie in der Futtermittelmikrobiologie: In: Hefendifferenzierung aus Futtermitteln, Schriftreihe des Sächsischen Landesamt für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Geologie, Dresden, Heft 31:1-34

62 Schmidt VS, Kaufmann V, Kulozik U, Scherer S, Wenning M (2012) Microbial biodiversity, quality ans shelf life of microfiltered and pasteurized extended shelf life (ESL) milk from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Int J Food Microbiol 154:1-9

63 Stark T, Marxen S, Rütschle A, Lücking G, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M, Hofmann T (2012) Mass spectrometric profiling of Bacillus cereus strains and quantitation of the emetic toxin cereulide by means of stable isotope dilution analysis and Hep-2 bioassay. Anal Bioanal Chem 405(1):191-201

64 Wenning, M, Scherer S (2013) Identification of microorganisms by FTIR spectroscopy: perspectives and limitations of the method. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:7111-7120

65 Cogan TM, Goerges S, Gelsomino R, Larpin S, Hohenegger M, Bora N, Jamet E, Rea MC, Mounier J, Vancanneyt M, Guéguen M, Desmasures N, Swings J, Goodfellow M, Ward AC, Sebastiani H, Irlinger F, Chamba J-F, Beduhn R, Scherer S (2014) Biodiversity of the Surface Microbial Consortia form Limburger, Reblochon, Livarot, Tilsit and Gubbeen Cheeses. Microbiol Spectrum 2(1):CM-0010-2012 

66 Wenning M, Breitenwieser F, Konrad R, Huber I, Busch U, Scherer S (2014) Identification and Differentiation of food-related  bacteria: A comparison of FTIR spectroscopy and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Journal of Microbiological Methods 103:44-52

67 Mühlig A, Kabisch J, Pichner R, Scherer S, Müller-Herbst S (2014) Contribution of the NO-detoxifying enzymes HmpA, NorV and NrfA to nitrosative stress protection of Salmonella Typhimurium in raw sausages. Food microbiology 42:26-33

68 Mühlig A, Behr J, Scherer S, Müller-Herbst S (2014) Stress response of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium to acidified nitrite. Appl Environ Microbiol Vol. 80, 20:6373-6382

69 Marxen S, Stark TD, Frenzel E, Rütschle A, Lücking G, Pürstinger G, Pohl EE, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M, Hofmann T (2015)  Chemodiversity of cereulide, the emetic Toxin of Bacillus cereus. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 407:2439-2453

70 Jeßberger N, Krey VM, Rademacher C, Böhm M-E, Mohr A-K, Ehling-Schulz M, Scherer S, Märtlbauer E (2015) From genome to toxicity: a combinatory approach highlights the complexity of enterotoxin production in Bacillus cereus. Frontiers in Microbiology 6, Article 560

71 Marxen S, Stark TD, Rütschle A, Lücking G, Frenzel E, Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz M, Hofmann T (2015) Depsipeptide intermediates interrogate proposed biosynthesis of cereulide, the emetic Toxin of Bacillus cereus. Science Report 5:10637

72 von Neubeck M, Baur C, Krewinkel M, Stoeckel M, Kranz B, Stressler T, Fischer L, Hinrichs J, Scherer S, Wenning M (2015) Biodiversity of refrigerated raw milk microbiota and their enzymatic spoilage potential. Int. J Food Mirobiol 211:57-65

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Baur C, Krewinkel M, Kutzli I, Kranz B, von Neubeck M, Huptas C, Wenning M, Scherer S, Stoeckel M, Hinrichs J, Stressler T and Fischer L (2015) Isolation and characterisation of a heat-resistant peptidase from Pseudomonas panacis withstanding general UHT processes. Int Dairy J 49: 46-55.

74 Baur C, Krewinkel M, Kutzli I, Kranz B, von Neubeck M, Wenning M, Scherer S, Stoeckel M, Hinrichs J, Stressler T and Fischer L (2015) Quantification of the proteolytic and lipolytic activity of microorganisms isolated from raw milk. Int Dairy J 49: 23-29

75 Krewinkel M, Baur C, Kranz B, von Neubeck M, Wenning M, Scherer S, Stoeckel M, Hinrichs J, and Fischer L (2015) A sensitive and robust method for direct determination of lipolytic activity in natural milk environment. Food Anal Methods, Vol. 9, 3:646-655


 

 

 

 


Taxonomy and evolution
 

1 Scherer S, Hilsberg T (1982) Hybridisierung und Verwandtschaftsgrade innerhalb der Anatidae: Eine evolutionstheoretische und systematische Betrachtung. Journal für Ornithologie 123,357-380.

2 Scherer S (1983) Basic functional states in the evolution of cyclic photosynthetic electron transport. Journal of Theoretical Biology 104,289-299.

3 Scherer S, Sontag C (1983) Phylogenetic and endosymbiotic implications of the amino acid sequences of 32 plant type ferredoxins. In: Schenk HEA, Schwemmler W (eds): Endocytobiology II, DeGruyter, Berlin, New York, pp. 863-870.

4 Scherer S
(1984) Transmembrane electron transport and the theory of neutral evolution. Origins of Life 14,725-731.

5 Scherer S (1985) Could life have arisen in the primitive atmosphere? Journal of Molecular Evolution 22,91-94.

6 Scherer S, Binder H, Sontag C (1985) Occurence and amino acid sequences of cytochrome c and plastocyanin of algae and plants: Endocytobiotic implications. Endocytobiology and Cell Research 2,1-14.

7 Scherer S, Binder H (1986) Comparison of biological classifications based on amino acid sequences and traditional taxonomy. In: Degens PO, Hermes HJ and Opitz O (eds) Die Klassifikation und ihr Umfeld. Frankfurt, pp324-332.

8 Scherer S, Sontag C (1986) Zur molekularen Taxonomie nund Evolution der Anatidae. Zeitschrift für zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung 24,1-19.

9 Scherer S (1989) The relative rate test of molecular evolution: A note of caution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 6,436-441.

10 Scherer S (1990) The protein molecular clock: Time for a re-evaluation. Evolutionary Biology 24, 83-106. (R)

11 Scherer S, Herrmann G, Hirschberg J, Böger P (1991) Evidence for multiple xenogenous origins of plastids: Comparison of psbA genes with a xanthophyte sequence. Current Genetics 19,503-507.

12 Scherer S, Lechner S, Böger P (1993) psbD sequences of Bumilleriopsis filiformis (Heterokontophyta, Xanthophyceae) and Porphyridium purpureum (Rhodophyta, Bangiophycidae): evidence for polyphyletic origin of plastids. Current Genetics 24:437-442.
13 Loessner MJ, Estela LA, Zink R, Scherer S (1994) Classification of 20 newly isolated Listeria bacteriophages by electron microscopy and protein analysis. Intervirology 37,31-35. 

14 Valdes-Stauber N, Scherer S (1996) Nucleotide sequence and taxonomical distribution of the bacteriocin gene linM18 from Brevibacterium linens M18. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62,1283-1286.

15 Loewe L, Scherer S (1997) Mitochondrial eve: The plot thickens. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 12:422-423. (R)

16 Lechner S, Mayr R, Francis KP, Prüß B, Kaplan T, Wießner-Gunkel E, Stewart GSAB, Scherer S (1998) Bacillus weihenstephanensis sp.nov. is a new psychrotolerant species of the Bacillus cereus group. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 48, 1373-1382. 

17 Prüß BM, Dietrich R, Nibler B, Märtlbauer E, Scherer S (1999) The hemolytic enterotoxin HBL is broadly distributed over species of the Bacillus cereus group. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:5436-5442

18 Scherer S, Loewe L. (2001) Probleme bei der Erklärung molekularer Maschinen durch Evolution. In: Weingartner P (ed) Evolution als Schöpfung? Ein Streitgespräch zwischen Philosophen, Theologen und Naturwissenschaftler. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart, pp.161-186 

19 Oberreuter H, Seiler H, Scherer S (2002) Identification of coryneform bacteria and related taxa by Fourier-transformed infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 91-100 

20 Oberreuter H, Charzinski J, Scherer S (2002) Intraspecific diversity of Brevibacterium linens, Corynebacterium glutamicum and Rhodococcus erythropolis based on partial 16S rDNA sequence analysis and Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. Microbiology 148:1523-1532 

21 Scherer S, Junker R (2003) Evolution. In: Enzyklopädie Naturwissenschaft und Technik, 8. Ergänzungslieferung, ecomed Verlagsgesellschaft, Landsberg/Lech, 1-10

22 Loewe L, Textor V, Scherer S (2003) High deleterious genomic mutation rate in stationary phase of Escherichia coli. Science 302,1558-1560 

23 Ehling-Schulz M, Fricker M, Scherer S (2004) Identification of emetic toxin producing Bacillus cereus strains by a novel molecular assay. FEMS Microbiology Letters 232:189-195

24 Ehling-Schulz M, Svensson B, Guinebretiere MH, Lindback T, Andersson M, Schulz A, Fricker M, Christiansson A, Granum PE, Martlbauer E Nyguyen-The C, Salkinoja-Salonen M and S. Scherer S (2005) Emetic toxin formation of Bacillus cereus is restricted to a single evolutionary lineage of closely related strains Microbiology 151:183-197 

25 Mayr R, Busse HJ, Worliczek HL, Ehling-Schulz M, Scherer S (2006) Ornithinibacillus gen. nov. with the species Ornithinibacillus bavariensis sp. nov. and Ornithinibacillus californiensis sp. nov.. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 56:1383-1389

26 Rebuffo-Scheer, CA, Schmitt J, Scherer S (2007) Differentiation of Listeria monocytogenes Serovars by using artificial neural networt analysis of fourier-transformed infrared spectra. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, 3:1036-1040

27 Scherer S (2007) Bakterielle Endosymbionten von Pflanzenläusen mit stark reduzierten Genomen. Stud. Int. J. 14:66-73

28 Scherer S, Ehling-Schulz (2008) Riesiges Genreservoir eines Krankheitserregers. Spektrum der Wissenschaft 4:14-16.

29 Fuchs TM, Bresolin G, Marcinowski L, Schachtner J, Scherer S (2008) Insecticidal genes of Yersinia spp.: taxonomical distribution, contribution to toxicity towards Manduca sexta and Galleria mellonella, and evolution. BMC Microbiology 8:214.

30 Scherer S (2009) Makroevolution molekularer Maschinen: Konsequenzen aus den Wissenslücken evolutionsbiologischer Naturforschung. In: Hahn HJ, McClary R, Thim-Mabrey C (Hrsg.) Atheistischer und jüdisch-christlicher Glaube: Wie wird Naturwissenschaft geprägt? Forschungssymposium vom 02.-04.04.2008 an der Universität Regensburg, Noderstedt, Seite 95-149 
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31 Schmidt VS, Mayr R, Wenning M, Glöckner J, Busse HJ, Schere S
(2009) Bavariicoccus seileri gen.nov., sp.nov., isolated from the surface and smear water of German red smear soft cheese. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:2437-2443.

32 Bleicher A, Neuhaus K, Scherer S (2010) Vibrio casei sp.nov., isolated from the surface of two French red smear soft cheeses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 60:1745-1749.

33 Scherer S (2010) Zur Evolution des Bakterienrotationsmotors: Ist ein tragfähiges Modell für die Entstehung des bakteriellen Rotationsmotors bekannt? 
Stud. Int. J.17:3-15  PDF

34 Neuhaus K, Oelke D, Fürst D, Scherer S, Keim DA (2010) Towards automatic detecting of overlapping genes - Clusters BLAST analysis of viral genomes. Pizzuti C, Ritchie MD, Giacobini M (Eds.). EvoBio 2010, LNCS 6023, 228-239. 

35 Scherer S (2010) Hat die Biologie das Leben erklärt? In: Thim-Mabrey C, Brack-Bernsen L, Täuber D (Hrsg.) Naturwissenschaftliche Aussagen und sozial verantwortbare Entscheidungen. Noderstedt 2010. Seite 133-183 
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36 Seiler H, Schmidt V, Wenning M, Scherer S (2012) Bacillus kochii sp.nov., isolated from foods and a pharmaceuticals manufacturing site. IJSM 62:1092-1097

37 Schmidt V, Wenning M, Scherer S (2012) Sphingobacterium lactis sp.nov. and Sphingobacterium alimentarium sp.nov., isolated from raw milk and a dairy environment. IJSM 62:1506-1511

38 Seiler H, Bleicher A, Busse H-J, Hüfner J, Scherer S (2012) Psychroflexus halocasei sp.nov., isolated from a microbial consortium on a cheese. IJSM 62:1850-1856

39 Mir K, Neuhaus K, Scherer S, Bossert M, Schober S (2012) Predicting statistical properties of open reading frames in bacterial genomes. PLOS one 7, 9,e45103:1-12

40 Rieser G, Scherer S, Wenning M (2012) Naumannella halotolerans gen.nov., sp.nov., a Gram-positive coccus of the family Propionibacteriaceae isolated form a pharmaceutical clean room and  from food. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:3042-3048

41 Lang Halter E, Neuhaus K, Scherer S (2013) Listeria weihenstephanensis sp.nov., isolated from the water plant Lemna trisula taken from a freshwater pond. IJSEM 63:641-647

42 Seiler H, Wenning M, Schmidt V, Scherer S (2013) Bacillus gottheilii sp.nov., isolated from a pharmaceutical manufacturing site. IJSEM 63:867-872

43 Rieser G, Scherer S, Wenning M (2013) Micrococcus cohnii sp.nov., isolated from the air in a medical practice. IJSEM 63:80-85

44 Seiler H, Scherer S, Wenning M (2013) Lysinibacillus meyeri sp.nov., isolated from a medical practice. IJSEM 63:1512-1518

45 Seiler H, Wenning M, Scherer S (2013) Domibacillus robiginosus gen.nov., sp.nov., isolated from a pharmaceutical clean room. IJSEM 63:2054-2061

46 Fellner L, Bechtel N, Witting MA, Simon S, Schmitt-Kopplin P, Keim D, Scherer S, Neuhaus K (2013) Phenotype of htgA (mbiA), a recently evolved orphan gene of Escherichia and Shigella, completely overlapping in antisense of yaaW. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1-8. 

47 Böhm M-E, Huptas C, Krey VM, Scherer S (2015) Draft genome sequence of Bacillus cytotoxicus CVUAS 2833, a very close relative to type strain NVH 391-98 isolated from a different location. Genome Announcements Vol 3, 4 e00901-15

48 Böhm M-E, Huptas C, Krey V, Scherer S (2015) Massive horizontal gene transfer, strictly vertical inheritance and ancient duplications differentially shape the evolution of Bacillus cereus enterotoxin operons hbl, cytK and nhe. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:246

49 Simon S, Mittelstädt S, Kwon BC, Stoffel A, Landstorfer R, Neuhaus K, Mühlig A, Scherer S, Keim DA (2015) VisExpress: Visual exploration of differential gene expression data. Info Vis,1-26,   online first

50 Fellner L, Simon S, Scherling C, Witting M, Schober S, Polte C, Schmitt-Kopplin P, Keim DA, Scherer S, Neuhaus K (2015) Evidence for the recent origin of a bacterial protein-coding, overlapping orphan gene by evolutionary overprinting. BMC Evol Biol. 15:283.


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