Institute of Molecular Life Sciences

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Prof. Dr. Urs Greber

Key publications

Stepwise dismantling of adenovirus 2 during entry into cells
UF Greber, M Willetts, P Webster, A Helenius
Cell 75 (3), 477-486, 1993

Microtubule-dependent plus-and minus end–directed motilities are competing processes for nuclear targeting of adenovirus
M Suomalainen, MY Nakano, S Keller, K Boucke, RP Stidwill, UF Greber
The Journal of cell biology 144 (4), 657-672, 1999

Import of adenovirus DNA involves the nuclear pore complex receptor CAN/Nup214 and histone H1
LC Trotman, N Mosberger, M Fornerod, RP Stidwill, UF Greber
Nature cell biology 3 (12), 1092-1100, 2001

Adenovirus‐activated PKA and p38/MAPK pathways boost microtubule‐mediated nuclear targeting of virus
M Suomalainen, MY Nakano, K Boucke, S Keller, UF Greber
The EMBO journal 20 (6), 1310-1319, 2001

Adenovirus triggers macropinocytosis and endosomal leakage together with its clathrin-mediated uptake
O Meier, K Boucke, SV Hammer, S Keller, RP Stidwill, S Hemmi, ... Greber, UF
The Journal of cell biology 158 (6), 1119-1131, 2002

A superhighway to virus infection
UF Greber, M Way
Cell 124 (4), 741-754, 2006

Infectious adenovirus type 2 transport through early but not late endosomes
M Gastaldelli, N Imelli, K Boucke, B Amstutz, O Meier, UF Greber
Traffic 9 (12), 2265-2278, 2008

Kinesin-1-mediated capsid disassembly and disruption of the nuclear pore complex promote virus infection
S Strunze, MF Engelke, IH Wang, D Puntener, K Boucke, S Schleich, ... Greber, UF
Cell host & microbe 10 (3), 210-223, 2011

Drifting motions of the adenovirus receptor CAR and immobile integrins initiate virus uncoating and membrane lytic protein exposure
CJ Burckhardt, M Suomalainen, P Schoenenberger, K Boucke, S Hemmi, ... Greber, UF
Cell host & microbe 10 (2), 105-117, 2011

Chemotactic antiviral cytokines promote infectious apical entry of human adenovirus into polarized epithelial cells
V Lütschg, K Boucke, S Hemmi, UF Greber
Nature communications 2, 391, 2011

Tracking viral genomes in host cells at single-molecule resolution
IH Wang, M Suomalainen, V Andriasyan, S Kilcher, J Mercer, A Neef, ... Greber, UF
Cell host & microbe 14 (4), 468-480, 2013

Innate immunity to adenovirus
R Hendrickx, N Stichling, J Koelen, L Kuryk, A Lipiec, UF Greber
Human gene therapy 25 (4), 265-284, 2014

Rhinovirus uses a phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate/cholesterol counter-current for the formation of replication compartments at the ER-Golgi interface
PS Roulin, M Lötzerich, F Torta, LB Tanner, FJM van Kuppeveld, ... Greber, UF
Cell host & microbe 16 (5), 677-690, 2014

Chemical Induction of Unfolded Protein Response Enhances Cancer Cell Killing through Lytic Virus Infection
V Prasad, M Suomalainen, M Pennauer, A Yakimovich, V Andriasyan, …, Greber, UF
Journal of virology 88 (22), 13086-13098, 2014

Co-option of Membrane Wounding Enables Virus Penetration into Cells
S Luisoni, M Suomalainen, K Boucke, LB Tanner, MR Wenk, XL Guan, …, Greber, UF
Cell host & microbe 18 (1), 75-85, 2015