PUBLICATIONS

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Upcoming
A, Ruaud, C. Sancaktar, M. Bagatella, C. Ratzke, G. Martius
Modelling Microbial Communities with Graph Neural Networks
NeurIPS, Open Review

2023
O. Shalev*, X. Ye*, C. Ratzke
Replaying the evolution of multicellularity
Trends in Ecology and Evolution (Invited Preview), Vol. 38, Issue 10, 910-912 (2023)
G. Madirolas, A. Al-Asmar, L. Gaouar, L. Marie-Louise, A. Garza-Enriquez, M. Khona, C. Ratzke, J. Gore, A. Pérez-Escudero
A taste for numbers: Caenorhabditis elegans foraging follows a low-dimensional rule of thumb
Communications Biology 6, 841 (2023)
D. Segrè, S. Mitri, W. Shou, G. Süel, I. Mizrahi, L. Kelly, M. Rebolleda-Gómez, C. Ratzke, B. Ogbunugafor, J. Schwartzman, S. Kryazhimskiy, G. Leventhal, C. Kost, T. Bell
What do you most want to understand about how collective features emerge in microbial communities?
Cell Systems (Invited Perspective), Vol. 14, Issue 2, 91-97 (2023)

2021
O. Shalev, C. Ratzke
A holistic view of host-associated microbial evolution
Trends in Microbiology (Invited Preview), Vol. 29, Issue 11, 961-962 (2021)
A. Ortiz, N.M. Vega, C. Ratzke, J. Gore
"Interspecies bacterial competition regulates community assembly in the C. elegans intestine"
ISME J 15, 2131–2145 (2021)

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)