Day C.J, Poole J, Pluschke G, Jennings M.P. Investigation of Mycobacterium ulcerans glycan interactions using glycan array and surface plasmon resonance. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Mycobacterium ulcerans. Methods in Molecular Biology. 2387, 29-40. New York, NY: Humana, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-1779-3_4

2022
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Eddyani M, Affolabi D, Ablordey A, Eyangoh S, Pluschke G. Laboratory investigations in Buruli ulcer. In: Nunzi E,Massone C,Portaels F, eds. Leprosy and Buruli ulcer. A practical guide, 443-454. Cham: Springer Nature, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-89704-8_41

2022
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Fernandes B, Sousa M, Castro R, Schäfer A, Hauser J, Schulze K, Amacker M, Tamborrini M, Pluschke G, Alves P.M, Fleury S, Roldão A. Scalable process for high-yield production of PfCyRPA using insect cells for inclusion in a Malaria virosome-based vaccine candidate. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2022;10:879078. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2022.87907

2022
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Hall B.S, Dos Santos S.J, Hsieh L.T, Manifava M, Ruf M.T, Pluschke G, Ktistakis N, Simmonds R.E. Inhibition of the SEC61 translocon by mycolactone induces a protective autophagic response controlled by EIF2S1-dependent translation that does not require ULK1 activity. Autophagy. 2022;18(4):841-859. DOI: 10.1080/15548627.2021.1961067

2022
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Hsieh L.T, Dos Santos S.J, Hall B.S, Ogbechi J, Loglo A.D, Salguero F.J, Ruf M.T, Pluschke G, Simmonds R.E. Aberrant stromal tissue factor localisation and mycolactone-driven vascular dysfunction, exacerbated by IL-1β, are linked to fibrin formation in Buruli ulcer lesions. PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010280. DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010280

2022
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Leuenberger A, Koné B.V, N'krumah R.T.A.S, Koffi D.Y, Bonfoh B, Utzinger J, Pluschke G. Perceived water-related risk factors of Buruli ulcer in two villages of south-central Côte d’Ivoire. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(12):e0010927. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010927

2022
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Muri L, Schubart A, Thorburn C, Zamurovic N, Holbro T, Kammüller M, Pluschke G, Ispasanie E. Inhibition of the different complement pathways has varying impacts on the serum bactericidal activity and opsonophagocytosis against Haemophilus influenzae type b. Front Immunol. 2022;13:1020580. DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.1020580

2022
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Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Mycobacterium ulcerans: methods and protocols. New York, NY: Humana Press, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-1779-3

2022
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Pluschke G, Röltgen K. Overview: development of drugs against Mycobacterium ulcerans. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Mycobacterium ulcerans. Methods and protocols. 2387, 185-187. New York, NY: Humana, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-1779-3_17

2022
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Portaels F, Pluschke G. History and geographic distribution of Buruli ulcer. In: Nunzi E,Massone C,Portaels F, eds. Leprosy and Buruli ulcer. A practical guide, 421-430. Cham: Springer Nature, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-89704-8_39

2022
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Röltgen K, Johnson P.D.R, Pluschke G. Epidemiology of Buruli ulcer. In: Nunzi E,Massone C,Portaels F, eds. Leprosy and Buruli ulcer. A practical guide, 541-550. Cham: Springer Nature, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-89704-8_47

2022
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Röltgen K, Pluschke G. Overview: Mycobacterium ulcerans disease (buruli ulcer). In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Mycobacterium ulcerans. Methods and protocols. 2387, 3-6. New York, NY: Humana, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-1779-3_1

2022
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Röltgen K, Pluschke G. Overview: mycolactone, the macrolide toxin of Mycobacterium ulcerans. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Mycobacterium ulcerans. Methods and protocols. 2387, 105-108. New York, NY: Humana, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-1779-3_11

2022
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Toppino S, Koffi D.Y, Koné B.V, N'Krumah R.T.A.S, Coulibaly I.D, Tobian F, Pluschke G, Stojkovic M, Bonfoh B, Junghanss T. Community-based wound management in a rural setting of Côte d'Ivoire. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(10):e0010730. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010730

2022
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Toppino S, N'Krumah R.T.A.S, Koné B.V, Koffi D.Y, Coulibaly I.D, Tobian F, Pluschke G, Stojkovic M, Bonfoh B, Junghanss T. Skin wounds in a rural setting of Côte d'Ivoire: population-based assessment of the burden and clinical epidemiology. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(10):e0010608. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010608

2022
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Warryn L, Pluschke G. Efficacy of an acid-oxidising solution (AOS) against Mycobacterium ulcerans. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66(1):e00870-21. DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00870-21

2022
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Brunetti G, Padovani F, De Pastina A, Rotella C, Monahan Am, Hoffman S.L, Jongo S.A, Abdulla S, Corradin G, Pluschke G, Daubenberger C, Hegner M. Nanotechnological immunoassay for rapid label-free analysis of candidate malaria vaccines. Nanoscale. 2021;13(4):2338-2349. DOI: 10.1039/D0NR08083G

2021
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Day C.J, Röltgen K, Pluschke G, Jennings M.P. The cell surface protein MUL_3720 confers binding of the skin pathogen Mycobacterium ulcerans to sulfated glycans and keratin. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(2):e0009136. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009136

2021
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Ispasanie E, Muri L, Schubart A, Thorburn C, Zamurovic N, Holbro T, Kammüller M, Pluschke G. Alternative complement pathway inhibition does not abrogate meningococcal killing by serum of vaccinated individuals. Front Immunol. 2021;12:747594. DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.747594

2021
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Please H.R, Vas Nunes J.H, Patel R, Pluschke G, Tholley M, Ruf M.T, Bolton W, Scott J.A, Grobusch M.P, Bolkan H.A, Brown J.M, Jayne D.G. Chronic wounds in Sierra Leone: searching for Buruli ulcer, a NTD caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans, at Masanga Hospital. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(10):e0009862. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009862

2021
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Warryn L, Dangy J.P, Gersbach P, Gehringer M, Altmann K.H, Pluschke G. An antigen capture assay for the detection of mycolactone, the polyketide toxin of Mycobacterium ulcerans. J Immunol. 2021;206(11):2753-2762. DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.2001232

2021
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Borel N, Sauer-Durand A.M, Hartel M, Kuratli J, Vaupel P, Scherr N, Pluschke G. wIRA: hyperthermia as a treatment option for intracellular bacteria, with special focus on Chlamydiae and Mycobacteria. Int J Hyperthermia. 2020;37:373-383. DOI: 10.1080/02656736.2020.1751312

2020
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Chaguza C, Yang M, Cornick J.E, du Plessis M, Gladstone R.A, Kwambana-Adams B.A, Lo S.W, Ebruke C, Tonkin-Hill G, Peno C, Senghore M, Obaro S.K, Ousmane S, Pluschke G, Collard J.M, Sigaùque B, French N, Klugman K.P, Heyderman R.S, McGee L, Antonio M, Breiman R.F, von Gottberg A, Everett D.B, Kadioglu A, Bentley S.D. Bacterial genome-wide association study of hyper-virulent pneumococcal serotype 1 identifies genetic variation associated with neurotropism. Commun Biol. 2020;3:559. DOI: 10.1038/s42003-020-01290-9

2020
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Röltgen K, Pluschke G, Spencer J.S, Brennan P.J, Avanzi C. The immunology of other mycobacteria: M. ulcerans, M. leprae. Semin Immunopathol. 2020;42(3):333-353. DOI: 10.1007/s00281-020-00790-4

2020
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Röltgen K, Pluschke G. Buruli ulcer: the efficacy of innate immune defense may be a key determinant for the outcome of infection with Mycobacterium ulcerans. Front Microbiol. 2020;11:1018. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.01018

2020
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Tamborrini M, Hauser J, Schäfer A, Amacker M, Favuzza P, Kyungtak K, Fleury S, Pluschke G. Vaccination with virosomally formulated recombinant CyRPA elicits protective antibodies against Plasmodium falciparum parasites in preclinical in vitro and in vivo models. Vaccines. 2020;5:9. DOI: 10.1038/s41541-020-0158-9

2020
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Thomas S.S, Kalia N.P, Ruf M.T, Pluschke G, Pethe K. Toward a single-dose cure for Buruli ulcer. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020;64(9):e00727-20. DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00727-20

2020
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Vandelannoote K, Pluschke G, Bolz M, Bratschi M.W, Kerber S, Stinear T.P, de Jong B.C. Introduction of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease in the Bankim Health District of Cameroon follows damming of the Mapé river. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020;14(9):e0008501. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008501

2020
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Warryn L, Dangy J.P, Gersbach P, Gehringer M, Schäfer A, Ruf M.T, Ruggli N, Altmann K.H, Pluschke G. Development of an ELISA for the quantification of mycolactone, the cytotoxic macrolide toxin of Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020;14(6):e0008357. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008357

2020
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Gehringer M, Mäder P, Gersbach P, Pfeiffer B, Scherr N, Dangy J.P, Pluschke G, Altmann K.H. Configurationally stabilized analogs of M. ulcerans exotoxins mycolactones A and B reveal the importance of side chain geometry for mycolactone virulence. Org Lett. 2019;21(15):5853-5857. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b01947

2019
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Guenin-Macé L, Ruf M.T, Pluschke G, Demangel C. Mycolactone: more than just a cytotoxin. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Buruli ulcer: , 117-134. Cham: Springer, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11114-4_7

2019
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Piazena H, Müller W, Pendl W, von Ah S, Cap V.H, Hug P.J, Sidler X, Pluschke G, Vaupel P. Thermal field formation during wIRA-hyperthermia: temperature measurements in skin and subcutis of piglets as a basis for thermotherapy of superficial tumors and local skin infections caused by thermosensitive microbial pathogens. Int J Hyperthermia. 2019;36(1):938-952. DOI: 10.1080/02656736.2019.1655594

2019
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Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Buruli ulcer: Mycobacterium ulcerans disease. Cham: Springer, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11114-4

2019
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Röltgen K, Cruz I, Ndung'u J.M, Pluschke G. Laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer: challenges and future perspectives. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Buruli ulcer: , 183-202. Cham: Springer, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11114-4_10

2019
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Röltgen K, Pluschke G. Buruli ulcer: history and disease burden. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Buruli ulcer: , 1-42. Cham: Springer, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11114-4_1

2019
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Scherr N, Pluschke G. Buruli ulcer. In: Swinney D.C,Pollastri M.P, eds. Neglected tropical diseases: drug discovery and development, 327-347: Wiley, 2019

2019
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Tabah E.N, Johnson C.R, Degnonvi H, Pluschke G, Röltgen K. Buruli ulcer in Africa. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Buruli ulcer: , 43-60. Cham: Springer, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11114-4_2

2019
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Ispasanie E, Micoli F, Lamelas A, Keller D, Berti F, De Riccio R, Di Benedettoi R, Rondini S, Pluschke G. Spontaneous point mutations in the capsule synthesis locus leading to structural and functional changes of the capsule in serogroup A meningococcal populations. Virulence. 2018;9(1):1138-1149. DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2018.1467710

2018
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Lamelas A, Hamid A.M, Dangy J.P, Hauser J, Jud M, Röltgen K, Hodgson A, Junghanss T, Harris S.R, Parkhill J, Bentley S.D, Pluschke G. Loss of genomic diversity in a Neisseria meningitidis clone through a colonization bottleneck. Genome Biol Evol. 2018;10(8):2102-2109. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evy152

2018
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Pinho-Nascimento C.A, Bratschi M.W, Höfer R, Soares C.C, Warryn L, Pecerska J, Minyem J.C, Paixão I.C.N.P, Baroni de Moraes M.T, Um Boock A, Niel C, Pluschke G, Röltgen K. Transmission of hepatitis B and D viruses in an African rural community. mSystems. 2018;3(5):e00120-18. DOI: 10.1128/mSystems.00120-18

2018
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