Selected References

Virology

Head of Institute:
Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Überla

Selected References

  • Doerfler, W. (2011). Epigenetic consequences of foreign DNA integration: Global alterations of methylation and transcription patterns in recipient genomes. Rev Med Virol. 21: 336-46.
  • Weber, S., Weiser, B., Kemal, K.S., Burger, H., Ramirez, C.M., Korn, K., Anastos, K., Kaul, R., Colin Kovacs, C., Doerfler, W. (2014). Epigenetic analysis of HIV-1 proviral genomes from infected individuals: Predominance of unmethylated CpG's. Virology. 449: 181-9.
  • Naumann, A., Kraus, C., Hoogeveen, A., Ramirez, C.M., Doerfler, W. (2014). Stable DNA methylation boundaries and expanded trinucleotide repeats: Role of DNA insertions. J Mol Biol. 426: 2554-66.
  • Weber, S., Hofmann, A., Herms, S., Hoffmann, P., Doerfler, W. (2015). Destabilization of the human epigenome: Consequences of foreign DNA insertions. Epigenomics. 7: 745-55.
  • Weber, S., Jung, S., Doerfler, W. (2016). DNA methylation and transcription in HERV (K, W, E) and LINE sequences remain unchanged upon foreign DNA insertions. Epigenomics. 8: 157-65.
  • Doerfler, W. (2016). Beware of manipulations on the genome: epigenetic destabilization through (foreign) DNA insertions. Invited Commentary - Epigenomics. 8: 587-91.
  • Weber, S., Hakobyan, A., Zakaryan, H., Doerfler, W. (2018). Intracellular African Swine Fever Virus DNA remains unmethylated in infected Vero cells. Epigenomics. 10: 289-99.
  • Doerfler, W., Weber, S., Naumann, A. (2018). Inheritable epigenetic response towards foreign DNA entry by mammalian host cells: a guardian of genomic stability. Invited Review – Epigenetics. 13: 1141-53.
  • Doerfler, W. (2019). Commentary – Epigenetic consequences of genome manipulations: caveats for human germline therapy and genetically modified organisms. Epigenomics. 11: 247-50.