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Marina Diskowski, Ahmad Reza Mehdipour, Dorith Wunnicke, Deryck J Mills, Vedrana Mikusevic, Natalie Bärland, Jan Hoffmann, Nina Morgner Heinz-Jürgen Steinhoff, Gerhard Hummer, Janet Vonck, Inga Haenelt
Helical jackknives control the gates of the double-pore K+ uptake system KtrAB
eLIFE   published online May 15, 2017
Henrich, E., Sörmann, J., Eberhardt, P., Peetz, O., Mezhyrova, J., Morgner, N., Fendler, K., Dötsch, V., Wachtveitl, J., Bernhard F. and Bamann, C.
From gene to function: Cell-free electrophysiological and optical analysis of ion pumps in nanodiscs,
Biophys. J., (2017), accepted;
Erik Henrich*, Oliver Peetz*, Christopher Hein, Aisha Laguerre, Beate Hoffmann, Jan Hoffmann, Volker Dötsch, Frank Bernhard, Nina Morgner Analyzing native membrane protein assembly in nanodiscs by combined non-covalent mass spectrometry and synthetic biology    
eLIFE  published online 9 Jan, 2017

*contributed equally

L. Waberer, E. Henrich, O. Peetz, N. Morgner, V. Dötsch, F. Bernhard, W. Volknandt, The synaptic vesicle protein SV31 assembles into a dimer and transports Zn2+. Journal of Neurochemistry, published online 5 Dec 2016.  

S. von Horsten, S. Strass, N. Hellwig, V. Gruth, R. Klasen, A. Mielcarek, U. Linne, N. Morgner, L. O. Essen,
Mapping light-driven conformational changes within the photosensory module of plant phytochrome B
Sci Rep 6, 8 (2016).
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G. Hagelueken, J. Hoffmann, E. Schubert, F. G. Duthie, N. Florin, L. Konrad, D. Imhof, E. Behrmann, N. Morgner, O. Schiemann,
Studies on the X-Ray and Solution Structure of FeoB from Escherichia coli BL21.
Biophys. J. 110, 2642-2650 (2016).
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K. Brandt, D. B. Muller, J. Hoffmann, J. D. Langer, B. Brutschy, N. Morgner, V. Muller, 
Stoichiometry and deletion analyses of subunits in the heterotrimeric F-ATP synthase c ring from the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii.
Febs J. 283, 510-520 (2016).
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I.-o. Ebong, V. Beilsten-Edmands, N. A. Patel, N. Morgner$, C. V. Robinson$,
The interchange of immunophilins leads to parallel pathways and different intermediates in the assembly of Hsp90 glucocorticoid receptor complexes.
Cell Discovery 2, 16002 (2016).
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J. Maciejko, M. Mehler, J. Kaur, T. Lieblein, N. Morgner, O. Ouari, P. Tordo, J. Becker-Baldus, C. Glaubitz, Visualizing Specific Cross-Protomer Interactions in the Homo-Oligomeric Membrane Protein Proteorhodopsin by Dynamic-Nuclear-Polarization-Enhanced Solid-State NMR.
J Am Chem Soc 137, 9032-9043 (2015).
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Nina Morgner$, Carla Schmidt, Victoria Beilsten-Edmands, Ima-obong Ebong, Nisha A. Patel, Eugenia M. Clerico, Elaine Kirschke, Soumya Daturpalli, Sophie E. Jackson, David Agard, and Carol V. Robinson$
Hsp70 Forms Antiparallel Dimers Stabilized by Post-Translational Modifications to Position Clients for Transfer to Hsp90
Cell Reports, 11 (5), 759-769, (2015)
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Lily A. Nematollahi, Acely Garza-Garcia, Chérine Bechara, Diego Esposito, Nina Morgner, Carol V. Robinson and Paul C. Driscoll
Flexible Stoichiometry and Asymmetry of the PIDDosome Core Complex by Heteronuclear NMR Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry
Journal of Molecular Biology, 427 (4), 715-717, (2015)
Cherine Bechara, Anne Nöll, Nina Morgner, Matteo T. Degiacomi, Robert Tampe and Carol V. Robinson
A subset of annular lipids is linked to the flippase activity of an ABC transporter.
Nature chemistry, 7 (3),  255-62 (2015)
Carla Schmidt, Min Zhou, Hazel Marriott, Nina Morgner, Argyris Politis & Carol V. Robinson
Comparative cross-linking and mass spectrometry of an intact F-type ATPase suggest a role for phosphorylation
Nature Communications 4, 1985 (2013)
Julien Marcoux, Sheila C. Wang, Argyris Politis, Eamonn Reading, Jerome Ma, Philip C. Biggin, Min Zhou, Houchao Tao, Qinghai Zhang, Geoffrey Chang, Nina Morgner$ and Carol V. Robinson$
Mass spectrometry reveals synergistic effects of nucleotides, lipids, and drugs binding to a multidrug resistance efflux pump.
PNAS 110 (24) 9704-9709 (2013)
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Nina Morgner, Felipe Montenegro, Nelson P. Barrera, Carol V. Robinson
From peripheral proteins to membrane motors – mass spectrometry reveals specific lipid binding
Journal of molecular biology 423 (1), 1-13, (2012)
Nina Morgner and Carol V. Robinson
Massign: An assignment strategy for maximising information from the mass spectra of heterogeneous protein assemblies
Anal. Chem, 84 (6), 2939–2948, (2012)
Nina Morgner and Carol V. Robinson
Linking structural change with functional regulation – Insights from mass spectrometry
Curr Opin Struct Biol, 22, 44-51, (2012)
Min Zhou# , Nina Morgner#, Nelson P. Barrera#, Argyris Politis, Shoshanna C Isaacson, Dijana Matak Vinkovic, Takeshi Murata, Ricardo A. Bernal, Daniela Stock and Carol V. Robinson
Intact V-type ATPases survive in the gas phase revealing specific lipid binding in the transmembrane sector
Science 334, (6054), 380-5, (2011)
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Ima-Obong Ebong#, Nina Morgner#, Min Zhou, Marco A. Saraiv, Soumya Daturpalli, Sophie Jackson and Carol V. Robinson
Heterogeneity and dynamics in the assembly of the Hsp90 chaperone complexes
PNAS 108 (44) 17939-17944, (2011)
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Mark van Breugel, Masafumi Hirono, Antonina Andreeva, Haru-aki Yanagisawa, Shoko Yamaguchi, Yuki Nakazawa, Nina Morgner, Miriana Petrovich, Ima-Obong Ebong, Carol Robinson, Christopher M. Johnson, Dmitry Veprintsev, Benoît Zube
Structures of SAS-6 suggest its centriolar organisation
Science 331, 1196, (2011)
Eviatar Natan, Cetin Baloglu, Kevin Pagel, Stefan M. V. Freund, Nina Morgner, Carol V. Robinson, Alan R. Fersht, & Andreas C. Joerger
Interaction of the p53 DNA-binding domain with its N-terminal extension modulates the stability of the p53 tetramer
J. Mol. Biol. 409, 358–368, (2011)
Laura A. Lane, Carlos Fernandez-Tornero, Min Zhou, Nina Morgner, Denis Ptchelkine, Ulrich Steuerwald, Argyris Politis, Doris Linder, Jelena Gvozdenovic, Anne-Claude Gavin, Christoph Müller & Carol V. Robinson.
Mass Spectrometry Reveals Stable Modules in holo and apo RNA Polymerases I and III
Structure 19, 90–100, (2011)
Diego Esposito, PhD; Andrew Sankar, BSc; Nina Morgner, PhD; Carol V Robinson, PhD; Katrin Rittinger; Paul C Driscoll,
Solution NMR investigation of the CD95/FADD homotypic death domain complex suggests lack of engagement of the CD95 C-terminus
Structure 18, 1378–1390, (2010)
Panagiota Kafasla, Nina Morgner, Carol V. Robinson and Richard J. Jackson
Polypyrimidine tract binding protein stimulates the poliovirus IRES by modulating eIF4G binding
The EMBO Journal 29, 3710 – 3722, (2010)
Justin L.P. Benesch, Brandon T. Ruotolo, Douglas A. Simmons, Nelson P. Barrera, Nina Morgner, Luchun Wang, Helen R. Saibil, Carol V. Robinson
Separating and visualising protein assemblies by means of preparative mass spectrometry and microscopy
Journal of Structural Biology 172, 161–168, (2010)
Helena Hernández, Olga V. Makarova, Evgeny M. Makarov, Nina Morgner, Yutaka Muto, Daniel Pomeranz Krummel and Carol V. Robinson
Isoforms of U1-70k control subunit dynamics in the human spliceosomal U1 snRNP
PLoS ONE 4, (9), e7202. (2009)
Eviatar Natan, Daniel Hirschberg, Nina Morgner, Carol V. Robinson, and Alan R. Fersht
Ultraslow oligomerization equilibria of p53 and its implications
PNAS 106, 14327–14332, (2009)
Panagiota Kafasla, Nina Morgner, Tuija A.A. Pöyry, Stephen Curry, Carol V. Robinson, and Richard J. Jackson
Polypyrimidine tract binding protein stabilises the encephalomyocarditis virus IRES structure via binding multiple sites in a unique orientation
Molecular Cell 34(5), 556 – 568, (2009)
Stefan Dröse, Stephanie Krack, Lucie Sokolova, Klaus Zwicker, Hans-Dieter Barth, Nina Morgner, Heinrich Heide, Esther Nübel, Volker Zickermann, Stefan Kerscher, Bernhard Brutschy, Michael Rader-macher, Ulrich Brandt
Functional dissection of the proton pumping modules of mitochondrial complex I
PLOS BIOLOGY 9, (8): e1001128 (2011)
Thomas Kleinschroth, Michela Castellani, Chi Trinh, Nina Morgner, Bernhard Brutschy, Bernd Ludwig and Carola Hunte
X-ray structure of the dimeric cytochrome bc1 complex from the soil bacterium Paracoccus denitrificans at 2.7-Å resolution
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Bioenergetics 1807 (12), 1606-15, (2011)
Jan Hoffmann, Lucie Sokolova, Laura Preiss, David B. Hicks, Terry A. Krulwich, Nina Morgner, Thomas Meier, Ilka Wittig, Hermann Schägger, and Bernd Brutschy
ATP synthases: cellular nanomotors characterized by LILBID mass spectrometry
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, 13375–13382, (2010)
J. Vonck, K. Pisa, N. Morgner, B. Brutschy and V. Müller
Three-dimensional structure of A1A0 ATPsynthase from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus by electron microscopy
J. Biol. Chem. 284 (15), 10110-10119, (2009)
N. Morgner, J. Hoffmann, H-D. Barth, T. Meier , B. Brutschy
LILBID mass spectrometry applied to the mass analysis of RNA polymerase II and a F1Fo-ATP synthase
Int J.of Mass Spectrom. 277, 309–313, (2008)
Nina Morgner, Hans-Dieter Barth, Bernhard Brutschy, Ute Scheffer, Sven Breitung and Michael Göbel
Binding sites of TAR and of TAR mutants for various ligands, probed with a new laser mass spectrometry
J Am Soc Mass Spectrom, 19, 1600 –1611, (2008)
Barbara Klajnert, Dietmar Appelhans, Hartmut Komber, Nina Morgner, Simona Schwarz, Sven Richter, Bernhard Brutschy, Maria Bryszewska and Brigitte Voit
The influence of densely organized maltose shells on the biological properties of poly(propylene imine) dendrimers: new effects dependent on H-bonding – A comparison study with unmodified and cationic counterparts
Chem. Eur. J., 14, 7030-7041, (2008)
Michael Fritz#, Adriana L. Klyszejko#, Nina Morgner#, Janet Vonck, Bernd Brutschy, Daniel J. Muller, Thomas Meier and Volker Müller
An intermediate step in the evolution of ATPases: a hybrid FO-VO rotor in a bacterial Na+ F1FO ATP synthase
FEBS Journal 275, 1999-2007, (2008)
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Nina Morgner, Volker Zickermann, Stefan Kerscher, Ilka Wittig, Albina Abdrakhmanova, Hans-Dieter Barth, Bernhard Brutschy and Ulrich Brandt
Subunit Mass Fingerprinting of Mitochondrial Complex I
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1777, 1384-1391, (2008)
Thomas Meier, Nina Morgner, Doreen Matthies, Denys Pogoryelov, Stefanie Keis, Gregory M. Cook, Peter Dimroth, Bernhard Brutschy,
A tridecameric c ring of the adenosine triphosphate (ATP) synthase from the thermoalkaliphilic Bacillus sp. strain TA2.A1 facilitates ATP synthesis at low electrochemical proton potential
Molecular Microbiology 65(5), 1181–1192, (2007)
Morgner, N.; Kleinschroth, T.; Barth, H.-D.; Ludwig, B.and Brutschy, B.
A novel approach to analyze membrane proteins by laser mass spectrometry: from protein subunits to the integral complex.
JASMS, 18, 1429-1438, (2007)
Dietmar Appelhans, Yong Zhong, Hartmut Komber, Peter Friedel, Ulrich Oertel, Ulrich Scheler, Nina Morgner, Dirk Kuckling, Sven Richter, Jürgen Seidel, Bernhard Brutschy, Brigitte Voit,
Oligosaccharide-Modified Poly(propyleneimine) Dendrimers: Synthesis, Structure Determination, and CuII Complexation,
Macromol.Biosci., 7, 373–383, (2007)
N. Morgner, H.D. Barth, T. L. Schmidt, A. Heckel, U. Scheffer, M. Göbel, P. Fucini, B. Brutschy,
Detecting specific ligand binding to nucleic acids: a test for ultrasoft laser mass spectrometry.
Z. Phys. Chem., 221, 689-704, (2007)
Morgner, N.; Barth, H.-D.; Brutschy, B.
A new way to detect noncovalently bonded complexes of biomolecules from liquid micro-droplets by laser mass spectrometry,
Aust. J. Chem., 59, 109-114 (2006).
A. Lechtken, D, Schooss, JR Stairs, MN Blom, F Furche, N Morgner, O Kostko, B von Issendorff,MM Kappes
Au-34(-): A chiral gold cluster?
Angewandte Chemie (International ed.) 46 (16), 2944 -2948, (2007)
O. Kostko, N. Morgner, M. Astruc Hoffmann, and B.v.Issendorff
Photoelectron spectroscopy of Nan- and Cun- with n=20-40: observation of surprising similarities
Eur. Phys. J. D 34, 133 (2005)
H.Häkkinen, M.Moseler, O.Kostko, N. Morgner, M.Astruc Hoffmann, and B.v. Issendorff
Symmetry and Electronic Structure of Noble Metal Nanoparticles and the Role of Relativity
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 093401 (2004)
(selected to appear in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology September 13, 2004)
J. Reinbold, E. Sackers, T. Oßwald, K.Weber, A. Weiler, T. Voss, D. Hunkler, J. Wörth, L. Knothe, F. Sommer, N. Morgner, B.v. Issendorff and H. Prinzbach,
Unsaturated Dodecahedranes in quest of the C20H14 1, 4, 16 - Triene and C20H12 1,4,10 (14), 16-Tetraene, and their cations and anions
Chem.Eur.J. 8/2, 509 (2002)


US Patent Application no 13/694,708
Massign - A method & software tool to assist in understanding complicated mass spectra.
Morgner, N. and Robinson, C. V.