PUBLICATIONS

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2020
C. Ratzke*, J. Barrere*, J. Gore
"Strength of species interactions determines biodiversity and stability in microbial communities"
Nature Ecology and Evolution 4, 376–383 (2020)

D. Amor, C. Ratzke, J. Gore
"Transient invaders can induce shifts between alternative stable states of microbial communities"
Science Advances, Vol. 6, no. 8 (2020)
2018
W. Ye, M. Götz, S. Celiksoy, L. Tüting, C. Ratzke, J. Prasad, R.Ahijado-Guzmán, T. Hugel, C.Sönnichsen
"Conformational dynamics of a single protein monitored for 24 hours at video rate"
Nano Letters 18, 10, 6633-6637 (2018)

C.Ratzke, J.Denk
"Consumed to death: bacteria cause their own extinction by over-polluting the environment"
Science Breaker (Invited Perspective) https://doi.org/10.25250/thescbr.brk128 (2018)

C. Ratzke*, J.Denk*, J.Gore
"Ecological suicide in microbes"
Nature Ecology and Evolution 2, 867–872 (2018)
highlighted in Nature, Süddeutsche Zeitung and New York Times

C. Ratzke, J. Gore
“Modifying and reacting to the environmental pH can drive bacterial interactions”
PLOS Biology 16(3): e2004248 (2018)

2016
C. Ratzke, J.Gore
"Self-organized patchiness facilitates survival in a cooperatively growing microbial population"
Nature Microbiology, Article number: 16022 (2016)

2015
C. Ratzke, J.Gore
Shaping the Crowd: The Social Life of Cells"
Cell Systems (Preview) Volume 1, Issue 5, 310–312 (2015)
2014 and earlier
C. Ratzke, B. Hellenkamp, T. Hugel
"Four-colour FRET reveals directionality in the Hsp90 multicomponent machinery"
Nature Communications 5: 4192 (2014)
highlighted in Nature Methods

C. Ratzke, M.N.T. Nguyen, M.P. Mayer, T. Hugel
"From a ratchet mechanism to random fluctuations - evolution of the Hsp90's mechano-chemical cycle"
J. Mol. Biol. 423: 462–471 (2012)

C.Ratzke, F. Berkemeier, T.Hugel
"Hsp90’s mechano-chemical cycle is dominated by thermal fluctuations"
PNAS 109:161-166 (2012)

C. Ratzke, M. Mickler, B. Hellenkamp, J. Buchner and T. Hugel:
"Dynamics of heat shock protein 90 C-terminal dimerization is an important part of its conformational cycle"
PNAS 107, 16101 - 1630 (2010)

M. Mickler, M.Hessling, C. Ratzke, J. Buchner and T. Hugel:
"The large conformational changes of Hsp90 are only weakly coupled to ATP hydrolysis"
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 16, 281 - 286 (2009)