Determination of the absolute configuration of peptide natural products using stable isotope labeling and mass spectrometry
H.B. Bode, D. Reimer, S.W. Fuchs, F. Kirchner, C. Dauth, C. Kegler, W. Lorenzen, A.O. Brachmann, P. Grün, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, in press (10.1002/chem.201103479).

The Entomopathogenic Bacterial Endosymbionts Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus: Convergent Lifestyles from Divergent Genomes
J.M. Chaston, G. Suen, S.L. Tucker, A.W. Andersen, A. Bhasin, E. Bode, H.B. Bode, A.O. Brachmann, C.E. Cowles, K.N. Cowles, C. Darby, L. de Léon, K. Drace, Z. Du, A. Givaudan, E.E. Herbert Tran, K.A. Jewell, J.J. Knack, K.C. Krasomil-Osterfeld, R. Kukor, A. Lanois, P. Latreille, N.K. Leimgruber, C.M. Lipke, R. Liu, X. Lu, E.C. Martens, P. R. Marri, C. Médigue, M.L. Menard, N.M. Miller, N. Morales-Soto, S Norton, J.-C. Ogier, S.S. Orchard, D. Park,Y. Park, B.A. Qurollo, D. Renneckar Sugar, G.R. Richards, Z. Rouy, B. Slominski, K. Slominski, H. Snyder, B.C. Tjaden, R. van der Hoeven, R.D. Welch, C. Wheeler, B. Xiang, B. Barbazuk, S. Gaudriault, B. Goodner, S.C. Slater, S. Forst, B.S. Goldman, H. Goodrich-Blair, PLoS ONE, 2011, 6 , e27909

Triggering the production of the cryptic blue pigment indigoidine from Photorhabdus luminescens
A.O. Brachmann, F. Kirchner, C. Kegler, S.W. Kinski, I. Schmitt, H.B. Bode, J. Biotechnol. 2011. in press

A natural prodrug activation mechanism in nonribosomal peptide synthesis
D. Reimer, K.M. Pos, M. Thines, P. Grün, H.B. Bode, Nat. Chem. Biol. 2011, 7, 888-890.

Cytotoxic fatty acid amides from Xenorhabdus

A. Proschak, K. Schultz, J. Herrmann, A.J. Dowling, A.O. Brachmann, R. ffrench-Constant, R. Müller, H.B. Bode,
ChemBioChem 2011, 12, 2011-2015

Structure elucidation and biosynthesis of lysine-rich cyclic peptides in Xenorhabdus nematophila

S.W. Fuchs, A. Proschak, T.W. Jaskolla, M. Karas, H.B. Bode*, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 3130-3132

Insect-Associated Microorganisms as a Source for Novel Secondary Metabolites with Therapeutic Potential

H.B. Bode, (Chapter 5) in: Vilcinskas, A. (Ed.) Insect Biotechnology, Springer, 2010.

Insektenpathogene Bakterien als Quelle neuer Naturstoffe
H.B. Bode, Biospektrum, 2010, 266-270

A robust phylogenetic framework for the bacterial genus Photorhabdus and its use in studying the evolution and maintenance of bioluminescence: a case for 16S, gyrB, and glnA.
Peat SM, Ffrench-Constant RH, Waterfield NR, Marokházi J, Fodor A, Adams BJ.
Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, 401 WIDB, Provo, UT 84602-5253, USA.

New plasmids and putative virulence factors from the draft genome of an Australian clinical isolate of Photorhabdus asymbiotica.
Wilkinson P, Paszkiewicz K, Moorhouse A, Szubert JM, Beatson S, Gerrard J, Waterfield NR, Ffrench-Constant RH.
School of Biosciences, University of Exeter in Cornwall, Penryn, UK.

Drosophila embryos as model systems for monitoring bacterial infection in real time.
Vlisidou I, Dowling AJ, Evans IR, Waterfield N, ffrench-Constant RH, Wood W.
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom.

Host-pathogen interactions: proline gives insect pathogens the green light.
Waterfield N.
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, The University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK.

Comparative genomics of the emerging human pathogen Photorhabdus asymbiotica with the insect pathogen Photorhabdus luminescens.
Wilkinson P, Waterfield NR, Crossman L, Corton C, Sanchez-Contreras M, Vlisidou I, Barron A, Bignell A, Clark L, Ormond D, Mayho M, Bason N, Smith F, Simmonds M, Churcher C, Harris D, Thompson NR, Quail M, Parkhill J, Ffrench-Constant RH.
School of Biosciences, University of Exeter in Cornwall, Penryn TR10 9EZ, UK.

Insects: true pioneers in anti-infective therapy and what we can learn from them.
Bode HB.
Molekulare Biotechnologie, Institut für Molekulare Biowissenschaften, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Strasse 9, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Entomopathogenic bacteria as a source of secondary metabolites.
Bode HB.
Molekulare Biotechnologie, Institut für Molekulare Biowissenschaften, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 9, D-60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. and a host of hosts.
Waterfield NR, Ciche T, Clarke D.