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Sachkova MY, Eva-Lena Nordmann EL, Soto Angel JJ, Yasmin Meeda Y, Górski B, Naumann B, Dondorp D, Chatzigeorgiou M, Kittelmann M, Burkhardt, P (2021) Neuropeptide repertoire and 3D anatomy of the ctenophore nervous systemCurrent Biology

Goehde RA, Naumann B, Laundon D, Imig C, McDonald K, Cooper BH, Varoqueaux F, Fasshauer D, Burkhardt P (2021) Choanoflagellates and the ancestry of neurosecretory vesiclesPhil. Trans. R. Soc. B 20190759.

Laundon D, Larson B, McDonald K, King N, Burkhardt P (2019) The architecture of cell differentiation in choanoflagellates and sponge choanocytes. PLoS Biology 17(4): e3000226.

Bhattacharyya M, Stratton MM, Going CC, McSpadden E, Huang Y, Susa AC, Elleman A, Cao YM, Pappireddi N, Burkhardt P, Gee C, Barros T, Schulman H, Williams ER, Kuriyan J (2016) Molecular mechanism of activation-triggered subunit exchange in Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IIElife 5: e13405. 

Burkhardt P, Gronborg M, McDonald K, Sulur T, Wang Q, King N (2014) Evolutionary insights into premetazoan functions of the neuronal protein HomerMol. Biol. Evo. 31 (9): 2342–2355.

Demircioglu FD, Burkhardt P, Fasshauer D (2014) The SM protein Sly1 accelerates assembly of the ER-Golgi SNARE complexProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111 (38): 13828-13833. 

Meijer M*, Burkhardt P*, de Wit H, Toonen RF, Fasshauer D, Verhage M (2012) Munc18-1 mutations that strongly impair SNARE-complex binding support normal synaptic transmissionEMBO J. 31 (9): 2156-2168 (*joint 1st author). 

Burkhardt P, Stegmann CM, Cooper B, Kloepper TH, Imig C, Varoqueaux F, Wahl MC, Fasshauer D (2011) Primordial neurosecretory apparatus identified in the choanoflagellate Monosiga brevicollisProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108 (37): 15264-15269.

Burkhardt P, Hattendorf DA, Weis WI, Fasshauer D (2008) Munc18 controls SNARE assembly through its interaction with the syntaxin N-peptide. EMBO J. 27 (7): 923-933. 

 

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Burkhardt P and Jékely G (2021) Evolution of Synapses and Neurotransmitter Systems: The Divide-and-Conquer Model for Early Neural Cell-Type EvolutionPreprints 2021100019.

Sachkova MY, Eva-Lena Nordmann EL, Soto Angel JJ, Yasmin Meeda Y, Górski B, Naumann B, Dondorp D, Chatzigeorgiou M, Kittelmann M, Burkhardt, P (2021) Neuropeptide repertoire and 3D anatomy of the ctenophore nervous systemCurrent Biology.

Hake KH, West PT, McDonald K, Laundon D, Feng C, Burkhardt P, Richter D, Banfield JF, King N. (2021) Colonial choanoflagellate isolated from Mono Lake harbors a microbiomebioRxiv 437421.

Soto Angel JJ*, Nordmann EL*, Sturm D, Sachkova M, Pang K, Burkhardt P (in press) Stable laboratory culture system for the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. Methods in Molecular Biology (*joint 1st author).

Goehde RA*, Naumann B*, Laundon D, Imig C, McDonald K, Cooper BH, Varoqueaux F, Fasshauer D, Burkhardt P (2021) Choanoflagellates and the ancestry of neurosecretory vesiclesPhil. Trans. R. Soc. B 20190759 (*joint 1st author). 

Nauman B, Burkhardt P (2019) Spatial cell disparity in the colonial choanoflagellate Salpingoeca rosetta. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology 7 (231).

Sachkova M, Burkhardt P (2019) Exciting times to study the identity and evolution of cell types. Development 146: dev178996.

Musser JM, Schippers KJ, Nickel M, Mizzon G, Kohn AB , Pape C, Hammel JU, Wolf F, Liang C, Hernández-Plaza A, Achim K, Schieber NL, Francis WR, Vargas S, Kling S, Renkert M, Feuda R, Gaspar I, Burkhardt P, Bork P, Beck M, Kreshuk A, Wörheide G, Huerta-Cepas J, Schwab Y, Moroz LL, Arendt D (2019) Profiling cellular diversity in sponges informs animal cell type and nervous system evolutionbioRxiv 758276.

Laundon D, Larson B, McDonald K, King N, Burkhardt P (2019) The architecture of cell differentiation in choanoflagellates and sponge choanocytes. PLoS Biology 17(4): e3000226. 

Kollmar M,  Welz T,  Straub F,  Alzahofi N,  Hatje K,  Briggs DA,  Samol-Wolf A,  Burkhardt P,  Hume A,  Kerkhoff E (2019) Animal evolution coincides with a novel degree of freedom in exocytic transport processesbioRxiv 452185.

Morey C, Kienle CN, Klöpper TH, Burkhardt P, Fasshauer D (2017) Evidence for a conserved inhibitory binding mode between the membrane fusion assembly factors Munc18 and syntaxin in animals. Journal of Biological Chemistry 292 (50): 20449-20460.

Burkhardt P, Sprecher SG (2017) Evolutionary origin of synapses and neurons – Bridging the gapBioEssays 39 (10): 1700024.

Hoffmeyer TT and Burkhardt P (2016) Choanoflagellate models – Monosiga brevicollis and Salpingoeca rosettaCurrent Opinion in Genetics and Development (39) 42-47.

Bhattacharyya M*, Stratton MM*, Going CC*, McSpadden E, Huang Y, Susa AC, Elleman A, Cao YM, Pappireddi N, Burkhardt P, Gee C, Barros T, Schulman H, Williams ER, Kuriyan J (2016) Molecular mechanism of activation-triggered subunit exchange in Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IIElife 5: e13405. (*joint 1stauthor).

Burkhardt P (2015) The origin and evolution of synaptic proteins – choanoflagellates lead the wayJournal of Experimental Biology (218): 506-514.

Burkhardt P, Gronborg M, McDonald K, Sulur T, Wang Q, King N (2014) Evolutionary insights into premetazoan functions of the neuronal protein HomerMol. Bio. Evo. 31 (9): 2342–2355.

Demircioglu FD, Burkhardt P, Fasshauer D (2014) The SM protein Sly1 accelerates assembly of the ER-Golgi SNARE complexProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111 (38): 13828-13833.

Sebe-Pedros A*, Burkhardt P*, Sánchez-Pons N, Fairclough SR, Lang F, King N, Ruiz- Trillo I (2013) Insights into the origin of metazoan filopodia and microvilliMol. Bio. Evo. 30 (9): 2013-2023 (*joint 1st author).

Colbert KN, Hattendorf DA, Weiss TM, Burkhardt P, Fasshauer D, Weis WI (2013) Syntaxin1a variants lacking an N-peptide or bearing the LE mutation bind to Munc18a in a closed conformationProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA110 (31): 12637-42.

Meijer M*, Burkhardt P*, de Wit H, Toonen RF, Fasshauer D, Verhage M (2012) Munc18-1 mutations that strongly impair SNARE-complex binding support normal synaptic transmissionEMBO J. 31 (9): 2156-2168 (*joint 1st author). (recommended by F1000)

Burkhardt P, Stegmann CM, Cooper B, Kloepper TH, Imig C, Varoqueaux F, Wahl MC, Fasshauer D (2011) Primordial neurosecretory apparatus identified in the choanoflagellate Monosiga brevicollisProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108 (37): 15264-15269.

Burkhardt P, Hattendorf DA, Weis WI, Fasshauer D (2008) Munc18 controls SNARE assembly through its interaction with the syntaxin N-peptideEMBO J. 27 (7): 923-933.