Prof. Dr. Elisa May


  • Fischbach, A., A. Kruger, S. Hampp, G. Assmann, L. Rank, M.

    Hufnagel, M. T. Stöckl, J. M. F. Fischer, S. Veith, P. Rossatti, M. Ganz, E.

    Ferrando-May, A. Hartwig, K. Hauser, L. Wiesmüller, A. Bürkle, and A.

    Mangerich. "The C-Terminal Domain of P53 Orchestrates the Interplay

    between Non-Covalent and Covalent Poly(Adp-Ribosyl)Ation of P53 by Parp1."

    Nucleic Acids Res 46, no. 2 (Jan 25

    2018): 804-22.

  • Schmalz, M. F., I. Wieser, F. Schindler, C. Czada, A. Leitenstorfer,

    and E. Ferrando-May. "Highly Standardized Multicolor Femtosecond Fiber

    System for Selective Microphotomanipulation of Deoxyribonucleic Acid and

    Chromatin." Opt Lett 43, no. 12

    (Jun 15 2018): 2877-80.

  • Buntz, A., S.

    Wallrodt, E. Gwosch, M. Schmalz, S. Beneke, E. Ferrando-May, A. Marx, and A.

    Zumbusch. "Real-Time Cellular Imaging of Protein

    Poly(Adp-Ribos)Ylation." Angew Chem

    Int Ed Engl 55, no. 37 (Sep 5 2016): 11256-60.

  • Cohen, I., P. Rider, E. Vornov, M. Tomas, C. Tudor, M. Wegner, L.

    Brondani, M. Freudenberg, G. Mittler, E. Ferrando-May, C. A. Dinarello, R. N.

    Apte, and R. Schneider. "Corrigendum: Il-1alpha Is a DNA Damage Sensor

    Linking Genotoxic Stress Signaling to Sterile Inflammation and Innate

    Immunity." Sci Rep 6 (Jan 11

    2016): 19100.

  • Ferrando-May, E., H. Hartmann, J. Reymann, N. Ansari, N. Utz, H. U.

    Fried, C. Kukat, J. Peychl, C. Liebig, S. Terjung, V. Laketa, A. Sporbert, S.

    Weidtkamp-Peters, A. Schauss, W. Zuschratter, S. Avilov, and network German

    BioImaging. "Advanced Light Microscopy Core Facilities: Balancing Service,

    Science and Career." Microsc Res

    Tech 79, no. 6 (Jun 2016): 463-79.

  • Rank, L., S. Veith, E. C. Gwosch, J. Demgenski, M. Ganz, M. C.

    Jongmans, C. Vogel, A. Fischbach, S. Buerger, J. M. Fischer, T. Zubel, A.

    Stier, C. Renner, M. Schmalz, S. Beneke, M. Groettrup, R. P. Kuiper, A. Burkle,

    E. Ferrando-May, and A. Mangerich. "Analyzing Structure-Function

    Relationships of Artificial and Cancer-Associated Parp1 Variants by

    Reconstituting Talen-Generated Hela Parp1 Knock-out Cells." Nucleic Acids Res 44, no. 21 (Dec 1

    2016): 10386-405.


    • Cohen, I., P.

      Rider, E. Vornov, M. Tomas, C. Tudor, M. Wegner, L. Brondani, M. Freudenberg,

      G. Mittler, E. Ferrando-May, C. A. Dinarello, R. N. Apte, and R. Schneider.

      "Il-1alpha Is a DNA Damage Sensor Linking Genotoxic Stress Signaling to

      Sterile Inflammation and Innate Immunity." Sci Rep 5 (Oct 6 2015): 14756.

    • Deutzmann, A., M. Ganz, F. Schönenberger, J. Vervoorts, F. Kappes,

      and E. Ferrando-May. "The Human Oncoprotein and Chromatin Architectural

      Factor Dek Counteracts DNA Replication Stress." Oncogene 34, no. 32 (Aug 6 2015): 4270-7.

    • Schönenberger, F., A. Deutzmann, E. Ferrando-May, and D. Merhof.

      "Discrimination of Cell Cycle Phases in Pcna-Immunolabeled Cells." BMC Bioinformatics 16 (May 29 2015):


    • Fischer, J. M., O.

      Popp, D. Gebhard, S. Veith, A. Fischbach, S. Beneke, A. Leitenstorfer, J.

      Bergemann, M. Scheffner, E. Ferrando-May, A. Mangerich, and A. Bürkle.

      "Poly(Adp-Ribose)-Mediated Interplay of Xpa and Parp1 Leads to Reciprocal

      Regulation of Protein Function." FEBS

      J 281, no. 16 (Aug 2014): 3625-41.

    • Dantas, T. J., O.

      M. Daly, P. C. Conroy, M. Tomas, Y. Wang, P. Lalor, P. Dockery, E.

      Ferrando-May, and C. G. Morrison. "Calcium-Binding Capacity of Centrin2 Is

      Required for Linear Poc5 Assembly but Not for Nucleotide Excision Repair."

      PLoS One 8, no. 7 (2013): e68487.

    • Ferrando-May, E., M. Tomas, P. Blumhardt, M. Stöckl, M. Fuchs, and

      A. Leitenstorfer. "Highlighting the DNA Damage Response with Ultrashort

      Laser Pulses in the near Infrared and Kinetic Modeling." Front Genet 4 (2013): 135.

    • Kassner, I., A. Andersson, M. Fey, M. Tomas, E. Ferrando-May, and M.

      O. Hottiger. "Set7/9-Dependent Methylation of Artd1 at K508 Stimulates

      Poly-Adp-Ribose Formation after Oxidative Stress." Open Biol 3, no. 10 (Oct 2 2013): 120173.

    • Lindenboim, L., E. Ferrando-May, C. Borner, and R. Stein.

      "Non-Canonical Function of Bax in Stress-Induced Nuclear Protein

      Redistribution." Cell Mol Life Sci

      70, no. 16 (Aug 2013): 3013-27.

    • Saha, A. K., F. Kappes, A. Mundade, A. Deutzmann, D. M. Rosmarin, M.

      Legendre, N. Chatain, Z. Al-Obaidi, B. S. Adams, H. L. Ploegh, E. Ferrando-May,

      N. Mor-Vaknin, and D. M. Markovitz. "Intercellular Trafficking of the

      Nuclear Oncoprotein Dek." Proc Natl

      Acad Sci U S A 110, no. 17 (Apr 23 2013): 6847-52.

    • Tomas, M., P. Blumhardt, A. Deutzmann, T. Schwarz, D. Kromm, A.

      Leitenstorfer, and E. Ferrando-May. "Imaging of the DNA Damage-Induced

      Dynamics of Nuclear Proteins Via Nonlinear Photoperturbation." J Biophotonics 6, no. 8 (Aug 2013):


    •  Micutkova, L., M.

      Hermann, M. Offterdinger, M. W. Hess, A. Matscheski, H. Pircher, C. Muck, H. L.

      Ebner, A. Laich, E. Ferrando-May, W. Zwerschke, L. A. Huber, and P.

      Jansen-Durr. "Analysis of the Cellular Uptake and Nuclear Delivery of

      Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-3 in Human Osteosarcoma Cells."

      Int J Cancer 130, no. 7 (Apr 1 2012):


    • Strasser, C., P. Grote, K. Schäuble, M. Ganz, and E. Ferrando-May.

      "Regulation of Nuclear Envelope Permeability in Cell Death and

      Survival." Nucleus 3, no. 6

      (Nov-Dec 2012): 540-51.


    • Clement, F. C., N. Kaczmarek, N. Mathieu, M. Tomas, A.

      Leitenstorfer, E. Ferrando-May, and H. Naegeli. "Dissection of the

      Xeroderma Pigmentosum Group C Protein Function by Site-Directed

      Mutagenesis." Antioxid Redox Signal

      14, no. 12 (Jun 15 2011): 2479-90.

    • Mor-Vaknin, N., F. Kappes, A. E. Dick, M. Legendre, C. Damoc, S.

      Teitz-Tennenbaum, R. Kwok, E. Ferrando-May, B. S. Adams, and D. M. Markovitz.

      "Dek in the Synovium of Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Characterization

      of Dek Antibodies and Posttranslational Modification of the Dek

      Autoantigen." Arthritis Rheum

      63, no. 2 (Feb 2011): 556-67.

    • Rieß, T., C. Dietz, M. Tomas, E. Ferrando-May, and D. Merhof.

      "Automated Image Processing for the Analysis of DNA Repair Dynamics."  (2011).

    • Bano, D., D.

      Dinsdale, A. Cabrera-Socorro, S. Maida, N. Lambacher, B. McColl, E.

      Ferrando-May, M. O. Hengartner, and P. Nicotera. "Alteration of the

      Nuclear Pore Complex in Ca(2+)-Mediated Cell Death." Cell Death Differ 17, no. 1 (Jan 2010): 119-33.

    •  Fahrer, J., O. Popp, M. Malanga, S. Beneke, D. M. Markovitz, E.

      Ferrando-May, A. Bürkle, and F. Kappes. "High-Affinity Interaction of

      Poly(Adp-Ribose) and the Human Dek Oncoprotein Depends Upon Chain Length."

      Biochemistry 49, no. 33 (Aug 24

      2010): 7119-30.

    •  Träutlein, D., M. Deibler, A. Leitenstorfer, and E. Ferrando-May.

      "Specific Local Induction of DNA Strand Breaks by Infrared Multi-Photon

      Absorption." Nucleic Acids Res

      38, no. 3 (Jan 2010): e14.



    •  Camenisch, U., D.

      Träutlein, F. C. Clement, J. Fei, A. Leitenstorfer, E. Ferrando-May, and H.

      Naegeli. "Two-Stage Dynamic DNA Quality Check by Xeroderma Pigmentosum

      Group C Protein." EMBO J 28, no.

      16 (Aug 19 2009): 2387-99.



    • Gueinzius, K., A. Magenau, S. Erath, V. Wittke, C. Urbich, E.

      Ferrando-May, S. Dimmeler, and C. Hermann. "Endothelial Cells Are

      Protected against Phagocyte-Transmitted Chlamydophila Pneumoniae Infections by

      Laminar Shear Stress Gueinzius: Shear Stress Protects from C. Pneumoniae

      Infection." Atherosclerosis 198,

      no. 2 (Jun 2008): 256-63.

    • Kappes, F., J. Fahrer, M. S. Khodadoust, A. Tabbert, C. Strasser, N.

      Mor-Vaknin, M. Moreno-Villanueva, A. Bürkle, D. M. Markovitz, and E.

      Ferrando-May. "Dek Is a Poly(Adp-Ribose) Acceptor in Apoptosis and

      Mediates Resistance to Genotoxic Stress." Mol Cell Biol 28, no. 10 (May 2008): 3245-57.

    • Träutlein, D., F. Adler, K. Moutzouris, A. Jeromin, A.

      Leitenstorfer, and E. Ferrando-May. "Highly Versatile Confocal Microscopy

      System Based on a Tunable Femtosecond Er:Fiber Source." J Biophotonics 1, no. 1 (Mar 2008):


    • Ande, S. R., P. R.

      Kommoju, S. Draxl, M. Murkovic, P. Macheroux, S. Ghisla, and E. Ferrando-May.

      "Mechanisms of Cell Death Induction by L-Amino Acid Oxidase, a Major

      Component of Ophidian Venom." Apoptosis

      11, no. 8 (Aug 2006): 1439-51.

    • Ferrando-May, E., B. Brustmann, and D. Oesterhelt. "A

      C-Terminal Truncation Results in High-Level Expression of the Functional

      Photoreceptor Sensory Rhodopsin I in the Archaeon Halobacterium

      Salinarium." Mol Microbiol 9,

      no. 5 (Sep 1993): 943-53.

    • Ferrando-May, E., V. Cordes, I. Biller-Ckovric, J. Mirkovic, D.

      Gorlich, and P. Nicotera. "Caspases Mediate Nucleoporin Cleavage, but Not

      Early Redistribution of Nuclear Transport Factors and Modulation of Nuclear

      Permeability in Apoptosis." Cell

      Death Differ 8, no. 5 (May 2001): 495-505.

    • Ferrando-May, E., M. Krah, W. Marwan, and D. Oesterhelt. "The

      Methyl-Accepting Transducer Protein Htri Is Functionally Associated with the

      Photoreceptor Sensory Rhodopsin I in the Archaeon Halobacterium

      Salinarium." EMBO J 12, no. 8

      (Aug 1993): 2999-3005.

    • Grote, P. and E. Ferrando-May. "In Vitro Assay for the

      Quantitation of Apoptosis-Induced Alterations of Nuclear Envelope

      Permeability." Nat Protoc 1, no.

      6 (2006): 3034-40.

    • Grote, P., K. Schaeuble, and E. Ferrando-May. "Commuting (to)

      Suicide: An Update on Nucleocytoplasmic Transport in Apoptosis." Arch Biochem Biophys 462, no. 2 (Jun 15

      2007): 156-61.

    • Kaminski Schierle, G. S., O. Hansson, E. Ferrando-May, P. Nicotera,

      P. Brundin, and M. Leist. "Neuronal Death in Nigral Grafts in the Absence

      of Poly (Adp-Ribose) Polymerase Activation." Neuroreport 10, no. 16 (Nov 8 1999): 3347-51.

    • Leist, M., C. Volbracht, S. Kuhnle, E. Fava, E. Ferrando-May, and P.

      Nicotera. "Caspase-Mediated Apoptosis in Neuronal Excitotoxicity Triggered

      by Nitric Oxide." Mol Med 3, no.

      11 (Nov 1997): 750-64.

    • Mason, D. A., N. Shulga, S. Undavai, E. Ferrando-May, M. F. Rexach,

      and D. S. Goldfarb. "Increased Nuclear Envelope Permeability and Pep4p-Dependent

      Degradation of Nucleoporins During Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Cell Death." FEMS Yeast Res 5, no. 12 (Dec 2005):


    • Patre, M., A. Tabbert, D. Hermann, H. Walczak, H. R. Rackwitz, V. C.

      Cordes, and E. Ferrando-May. "Caspases Target Only Two Architectural

      Components within the Core Structure of the Nuclear Pore Complex." J Biol Chem 281, no. 2 (Jan 13 2006): 1296-304.

    • Schwab, B. L., D. Guerini, C. Didszun, D. Bano, E. Ferrando-May, E.

      Fava, J. Tam, D. Xu, S. Xanthoudakis, D. W. Nicholson, E. Carafoli, and P.

      Nicotera. "Cleavage of Plasma Membrane Calcium Pumps by Caspases: A Link

      between Apoptosis and Necrosis." Cell

      Death Differ 9, no. 8 (Aug 2002): 818-31.

    • Tabbert, A., F. Kappes, R. Knippers, J. Kellermann, F. Lottspeich,

      and E. Ferrando-May. "Hypophosphorylation of the Architectural Chromatin

      Protein Dek in Death-Receptor-Induced Apoptosis Revealed by the Isotope Coded

      Protein Label Proteomic Platform." Proteomics

      6, no. 21 (Nov 2006): 5758-72.