Dynamics of the Bacillus subtilis Min system
Feddersen H, Würthner L, Frey E, Bramkamp M.
mBio, 12(2):e00296-21. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00296-21.

Lsr2, a nucleoid-associated protein influencing mycobacterial cell cycle
Kołodziej M, Trojanowski D, Bury K, Hołówka J, Matysik W, Kąkolewska H, Feddersen H, Giacomelli G, Konieczny I, Bramkamp M, Zakrzewska-Czerwińska J
Scientific Reports, 11(1):2910. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-82295-0


RNA-mediated control of cell shape modulates antibiotic resistance in Vibrio cholerae
Herzog R, Peschek N, Singh PK, Sprenger M, Meyer F, Fröhlich KS, Schröger L, Bramkamp M, Drescher K, Papenfort K
Nature Communications, 11(1):6067. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-19890-8

A bacterial cytolinker couples positioning of magnetic organelles to cell shape control
Pfeiffer D, Toro-Nahuelpan M, Awal RP, Müller FD, Bramkamp M, Plitzko JM, Schüler D
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 202014659. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2014659117. Online ahead of print.

Elongation factor P is required for EIIGlc translation in Corynebacterium glutamicum due to an essential polyproline motif
Pinheiro B, Petrov DP, Guo L, Martins GB, Bramkamp M, Jung K.
Mol. Microbiol., published online,

Dynamics of the Bacillus subtilis Min system
Feddersen H, Würthner L, Frey E, Bramkamp M.
BioRxiv. doi: preprint

Single–cell growth inference of Corynebacterium glutamicum reveals asymptotically linear growth
Messelink J, Meyer F, Bramkamp M, Broedersz C.
BioRxiv. doi: pp. preprint

Bidirectional FtsZ filament treadmilling transforms lipid membranes via torsional stress
Ramirez–Diaz, DA, Merino–Salomon A, Meyer F, Heymann M, Rivas G, Bramkamp M, Schwille P
BioRxiv. doi: preprint.

Flotillin mediated membrane fluidity controls peptidoglycan synthesis and MreB movement
Zielińska A, Savietto A, de Sousa Borges A, Martinez D, Berbon M, Roelofsen JR, Hartman AM, de Boer R, van der Klei IJ, Hirsch AKH, Habenstein B, Bramkamp M, Scheffers D-J.
Elife, accepted (preprint at BioRxiv, doi:

Chromosome organization by a conserved condensin–ParB system in the actinobacterium Corynebacterium glutamicum
Böhm K, Giacomelli G, Schmidt A, Imhof A, Koszul R, Marbouty M, Bramkamp M.
Nat Commun 11(1):1485. doi: 10.1038/s41467–020–15238–4.

Chromosome organization and cell growth of Corynebacterium glutamicum
Böhm K, Giacomelli G, Meyer F, Bramkamp M.
Corynebacterium glutamicum – Biology and Biotechnology (eds. Inui, M., Toyoda, K.)
Springer–Nature, Switzerland: 3 – 24.


MamY is a membrane–bound protein that aligns magnetosomes and the motility axis of helical magnetotactic bacteria
Toro–Nahuelpan M, Giacomelli G, Raschdorf O, Borg S, Plitzko JM, Bramkamp M, Schüler D, Müller FD.
Nat Microbiol. 4(11):1978 – 1989. doi: 10.1038/s41564–019–0512–8

The Polar Organizing Protein PopZ Is Fundamental for Proper Cell Division and Segregation of Cellular Content in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense
Pfeiffer D, Toro–Nahuelpan M, Bramkamp M, Plitzko JM, Schüler D.
mBio 10(2):e02716–18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02716–18

Bacterial dynamin-like protein DynA mediates lipid and content mixing
Guo L, Bramkamp M.
FASEB J. 33(11):11746-11757. doi: 10.1096/fj.201900844RR

Substrate–dependent cluster density dynamics of Corynebacterium glutamicum phosphotransferase system permeases
Martins GB, Giacomelli G, Goldbeck O, Seibold GM, Bramkamp M.
Mol Microbiol 111(5):1335 – 1354. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14224

A gradient–forming MipZ protein mediating the control of cell division in the magnetotactic bacterium Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense
Toro–Nahuelpan M, Corrales–Guerrero L, Zwiener T, Osorio–Valeriano M, Müller FD, Plitzko JM, Bramkamp M, Thanbichler M, Schüler D.
Mol Microbiol 112(5):1423 – 1439. doi: 10.1111/ mmi.14369.


Bacterial dynamin-like proteins reveal mechanism for membrane fusion (2018)
Bramkamp M
Nature Communications, volume 9, Article number: 3993 (2018)

Optimization of sample preparation and green color imaging using the mNeonGreen fluorescent protein in bacterial cells for photoactivated localization microscopy
Stockmar I, Feddersen H, Cramer K, Gruber S, Jung K, Bramkamp M, Shin JY
Sci Rep., 2018 Jul 4; 8(1):10137. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28472-0


Novel Chromosome Organization Pattern in Actinomycetales—Overlapping Replication Cycles Combined with Diploidy 
Böhm K, Meyer F, Rhomberg A, Kalinowski J, Donovan C, Bramkamp M
mBio., 2017 Jun 6. vol. 8 no. 3 e00511-17 doi: 10.1128/mBio.00511-17

The Antituberculosis Drug Ethambutol Selectively Blocks Apical Growth in CMN Group Bacteria
Schubert K, Sieger B, Meyer F, Giacomelli G, Böhm K, Rieblinger A, Lindenthal L, Sachs N, Wanner G, Bramkamp M
mBio., 2017 Feb 7. vol. 8 no. 1 e02213-16. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02213-16

Light Microscopy: Methods and Protocols (Chapter 9)
Sample Preparation and Choice of Fluorophores for Single and Dual Color Photo-Activated Localization Microscopy (PALM) with Bacterial Cells
Bach JN, Giacomelli G, Bramkamp M
Methods in Molecular Biology, (2017) vol. 1563


Understanding how bacterial cells organise in space and time
Bramkamp M
Scientia (2016) 

Impact of LCP proteins on cell wall biosynthesis in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Baumgart M, Schubert K, Bramkamp M, Frunzke J
J. Bacteriol., (2016), doi: 10.1128/JB.00406-16

Segregation of prokaryotic magnetosomes organelles is driven by treadmilling of a dynamic actin-like MamK filament
Toro-Nahuelpan M, Müller FD, Klumpp S, Plitzko J, Bramkamp M, Schüler D
BMC Biology, (2016) 14:88. doi: 10.1186/s12915-016-0290-1

A dynamin-like protein involved in bacterial cell membrane surveillance under environmental stress
Sawant P, Eissenberger K, Karier L, Mascher T, Bramkamp M
Environ Microbiol, (2016) 18: 2705–2720. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13110


Membrandomänen in Bakterien - Ordnung muss sein
Bach JN, Bramkamp M
Biospektrum, 6/2015, 600-603, doi: 10.1007/s12268-015-0619-2 (German, English abstract available)

A prophage-encoded actin-like protein required for efficient viral DNA replication in bacteria
Donovan C, Heyer A, Pfeifer E, Polen T, Wittmann A, Krämer R, Frunzke J, Bramkamp M
Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Apr 27. pii: gkv374. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv374

Following the equator: division site selection in Streptococcus pneumoniae
Bramkamp M
Trends Microbiol. 2015 Feb 12. pii: S0966-842X(15)00028-1. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2015.02.001

Exploring the Existence of Lipid Rafts in Bacteria
Bramkamp M, Lopez D
Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2015 Mar;79(1):81-100. doi: 10.1128/MMBR.00036-14

Dissecting the Molecular Properties of Prokaryotic Flotillins
Bach JN, Bramkamp M
PLoS ONE. 2015;10(1): e0116750. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116750

Interaction sites of DivIVA and RodA from Corynebacterium glutamicum
Sieger B, Bramkamp M
Front. Microbiol. 5:738. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00738


Evolution of dynamin: Modular design of a membrane remodeling machine
Bramkamp M
Bioessays. 2014 Dec 28. doi: 10.1002/bies.201400197

Cell division in Corynebacterineae
Donovan C, Bramkamp M
Front Microbiol. 5:132. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00132

Imaging DivIVA dynamics using photo-convertible and activatable fluorophores in Bacillus subtilis
Bach JN, Albrecht N, Bramkamp M
Front Microbiol. 5:59. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00059

Preparation of Bacillus subtilis Cell Lysates and Membranes
Bach JN, Bramkamp M
Bio Protocol 1/20/2014

Isolation of the Secretome from Bacillus subtilis
Bach JN, Bramkamp M
Bio Protocol 1/20/2014

Interlinked Sister Chromosomes Arise in the Absence of Condensin during Fast Replication in B. subtilis
Gruber S, Veening J-W, Bach J, Blettinger M, Bramkamp M, Errington J
Curr. Biol. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.12.049


The lipid II flippase RodA determines morphology and growth in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Sieger B, Schubert K, Donovan C, Bramkamp M
Mol Microbiol. 2013. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12411

Flotillins functionally organize the bacterial membraneBach JN, Bramkamp M
Mol Microbiol. 2013 Jun;88(6):1205-17. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12252.

Chromosome Segregation Impacts on Cell Growth and Division Site Selection in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Donovan C, Schauss A, Krämer R, Bramkamp M
PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e55078. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055078.


Protein-protein interaction domains of Bacillus subtilis DivIVA
van Baarle S, Celik IN, Kaval KG, Bramkamp M, Hamoen LW, Halbedel S
J Bacteriol. 2012 Dec 21. doi: 10.1128/JB.02171-12.

Structure and function of bacterial dynamin-like proteins
Bramkamp M
Biol Chem. 2012 Nov;393(11):1203-14. doi: 10.1515/hsz-2012-0185.

Identification of interaction partners of the dynamin-like protein DynA from Bacillus subtilis
Bürmann F, Sawant P, Bramkamp M
Commun Integr Biol. 2012 Jul 1;5(4):362-9. doi: 10.4161/cib.20215.

A synthetic E. coli system identifies a conserved origin tethering factor in Actinobacteria
Donovan C, Sieger B, Krämer R, Bramkamp M
Mol Microbiol. 2012 Apr;84(1):105-16. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2012.08011.x.


Divide et impera: Kontrolle der Zellteilung in stäbchenförmigen Bakterien.
Bramkamp M
BIOspektrum, 4/2011, 478.

A bacterial dynamin-like protein mediating nucleotide-independent membrane fusion
Bürmann F, Ebert N, van Baarle S, Bramkamp M
Mol Microbiol. 2011 Mar;79(5):1294-304. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07523.x.


DivIC stabilizes FtsL against RasP cleavage
Wadenpohl I, Bramkamp M.
J Bacteriol. 2010 Oct;192(19):5260-3. doi: 10.1128/JB.00287-10.

Subcellular localization and characterization of the ParAB system from Corynebacterium glutamicum
Donovan C, Schwaiger A, Krämer R, Bramkamp M.
J Bacteriol. 2010 Jul;192(13):3441-51.

The MinCDJ system in Bacillus subtilis prevents minicell formation by promoting divisome disassembly
van Baarle S, Bramkamp M
PLoS One. 2010 Mar 24;5(3):e9850.

Fluoreszierende Proteine als Werkzeuge in der Mikrobiologie
Wadenpohl I, Bramkamp M
BIOspektrum, 1/2010, 51-53, invited review.

The putative Bacillus subtilis L,D-transpeptidase YciB is a lipoprotein that localizes to the cell poles in a divisome-dependent manner
Bramkamp M
Arch Microbiol. 2010 Jan;192(1):57-68.


Division site selection in rod-shaped bacteria
Bramkamp M, van Baarle S
Curr Opin Microbiol. 2009 Dec;12(6):683-8.

Genetic and biochemical analysis of the serine/threonine protein kinases PknA, PknB, PknG and PknL of Corynebacterium glutamicum: evidence for non-essentiality and for phosphorylation of OdhI and FtsZ by multiple kinases
Schultz C, Niebisch A, Schwaiger A, Viets U, Metzger S, Bramkamp M, Bott M
Mol Microbiol. 2009 Nov;74(3):724-41.

Characterization and subcellular localization of a bacterial flotillin homologue
Donovan C, Bramkamp M
Microbiology. 2009 Jun;155(Pt 6):1786-99.


A novel component of the division-site selection system of Bacillus subtilis and a new mode of action for the division inhibitor MinCD
Bramkamp M, Emmins R, Weston L, Donovan C, Daniel RA, Errington J
Mol Microbiol. 2008 Dec;70(6):1556-69.

Population Heterogeneity in Corynebacterium glutamicum ATCC 13032 caused by prophage CGP3
Frunzke J, Bramkamp M, Schweitzer JE, Bott M
J Bacteriol. 2008 Jul;190(14):5111-9.

Common patterns and unique features of P-type ATPases: a comparative view on the KdpFABC complex from Escherichia coli
Bramkamp M, Altendorf K, Greie JC
Mol Membr Biol. 2007 Sep-Dec;24(5-6):375-86.

Regulated intramembrane proteolysis of FtsL protein and the control of cell division in Bacillus subtilis
Bramkamp M, Weston L, Daniel RA, Errington J
Mol Microbiol. 2006 Oct;62(2):580-91.

Prokaryotic Kdp-ATPase: recent insights into the structure and function of KdpB
Haupt M, Bramkamp M, Coles M, Kessler H, Altendorf K
J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 2005;10(2-4):120-31.

The holo-form of the nucleotide binding domain of the KdpFABC complex from Escherichia coli reveals a new binding mode
Haupt M, Bramkamp M, Heller M, Coles M, Deckers-Hebestreit G, Herkenhoff-Hesselmann B, Altendorf K, Kessler H
J Biol Chem. 2006 Apr 7;281(14):9641-9.

An atypical KdpD homologue from the cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. strain L-31: cloning, in vivo expression, and interaction with Escherichia coli KdpD-CTD
Ballal A, Bramkamp M, Rajaram H, Zimmann P, Apte SK, Altendorf K
J Bacteriol. 2005 Jul;187(14):4921-7.

Single amino acid substitution in the putative transmembrane helix V in KdpB of the KdpFABC complex of Escherichia coli uncouples ATPase activity and ion transport
Bramkamp M, Altendorf K
Biochemistry. 2005 Jun 14;44(23):8260-6.

Functional modules of KdpB, the catalytic subunit of the Kdp-ATPase from Escherichia coli
Bramkamp M, Altendorf K
Biochemistry. 2004 Sep 28;43(38):12289-96.

Inter-domain motions of the N-domain of the KdpFABC complex, a P-type ATPase, are not driven by ATP-induced conformational changes
Haupt M, Bramkamp M, Coles M, Altendorf K, Kessler H
J Mol Biol. 2004 Oct 1;342(5):1547-58.

Amino acid substitutions in putative selectivity filter regions III and IV in KdpA alter ion selectivity of the KdpFABC complex from Escherichia coli
Bertrand J, Altendorf K, Bramkamp M
J Bacteriol. 2004 Aug;186(16):5519-22.

1H, 13C and 15N resonance assignment of the nucleotide binding domain of KdpB from Escherichia coli
Haupt M, Coles M, Truffault V, Bramkamp M, Altendorf K, Kessler H
J Biomol NMR. 2004 Jul;29(3):437-8.

FITC binding site and p-nitrophenyl phosphatase activity of the Kdp-ATPase of Escherichia coli
Bramkamp M, Gassel M, Altendorf K
Biochemistry. 2004 Apr 20;43(15):4559-67.

Mutational analysis of charged residues in the putative KdpB-TM5 domain of the Kdp-ATPase of Escherichia coli
Bramkamp M, Altendorf K
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Apr;986:351-3.

The Methanocaldococcus jannaschii protein Mj0968 is not a P-type ATPase
Bramkamp M, Gassel M, Herkenhoff-Hesselmann B, Bertrand J, Altendorf K
FEBS Lett. 2003 May 22;543(1-3):31-6.

Evidence of plasmid-transfer in a bacterial community in sewage of a laboratory scale sewage plant
Bramkamp M, Heindel V, Timmis KN, Strätz M
Proceedings of a BMBF-Workshop on Biological Safety (Molecular Microbe Ecology), ISBN 3-89336-255-X, 55-66.

Das tageszeitliche Verhaltensbudget von Alpenschneehühnern Lagopus mutus helveticus (Thienemann 1829) im Sommerlebensraum (Hohe Tauern, Österreich), mit Bemerkungen zum Verhalten gegenüber Feinden
Drews F, Bartel R, Bramkamp M, Bergmann HH
Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen aus dem Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, 1998, Bd. 4, 175-183 (German; English abstract available).