Christian Scheckhuber




Dr. Christian Q. Scheckhuber


Funded by:

LOEWE Excellence Cluster for Integrative Fungal Research / Integrative Pilzforschung (IPF)


Using Penicillium chrysogenum as a model system for studying the toxicity of methylglyoxal

Representative publications:

Scheckhuber CQ 2015: Analysing autophagy in Penicillium chrysogenum by using starvation pads in combination with fluorescence microscopy. J Vis Exp 96: e52577.

Scheckhuber CQ, Veenhuis M, van der Klei IJ, 2013: Improving penicillin biosynthesis in Penicillium chrysogenum by glyoxalase overproduction. Metab Eng 18C: 36-43.

Scheckhuber CQ, Mack SJ, Strobel I, Ricciardi F, Gispert S, Osiewacz HD, 2010: Modulation of the glyoxalase system in the aging model Podospora anserina: effects on growth and lifespan. Aging 2: 969-980.

Scheckhuber CQ, Erjavec N, Tinazli A, Hamann, A, Nyström T, Osiewacz HD, 2007: Reducing mitochondrial fission results in increased lifespan and fitness of two fungal ageing models. Nat Cell Biol 9: 99-105.