Please contact:

Dr. Inga Hänelt
Junior Professor
Biocenter N220/1.03
phone +49-69-798 29 261


Selected publications

Diskowski M, Mehdipour AR, Wunnicke D, Mills DJ, Mikusevic V, Bärland N, Hoffmann J, Morgner N, Steinhoff HJ, Hummer G, Vonck J#, Hänelt I#.
Helical jackknives control the gates of the double-pore K+ uptake system KtrAB.

eLife (2017), advanced online.

Wunnicke D, Hänelt I.
The synergetic effects of combining structural biology and EPR apectroscopy on membrane proteins.
Crystals (2017) 7, 117.

Hänelt I*, Jensen S*, Wunnicke D, Slotboom DJ.
Low affinity and slow Na+ binding precedes high affinity aspartate binding in GltPh.
J. Biol. Chem. (2015) 290, 15962-15972.

Diskowski M, Mikusevic V, Stock C, Hänelt I.
Functional diversity of the superfamily of K+ transporters to meet various requirements.
Biol. Chem. (2015) 396, 1003-1014.

Erkens GB, Hänelt I, Goudsmits JMH, Slotboom DJ, van Oijen AM.
Unsynchronised subunit motion in single trimeric Na(+)-coupled aspartate transporters.
Nature (2013) 502, 119-123.

Jensen S, Guskov A, Rempel S, Hänelt I, Slotboom DJ. 
Crystal structure of a substrate-free aspartate transporter.
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. (2013) 20, 1224-1226.
Highlighted by: Kanner BI. Substrate-induced rearrangements in glutamate-transporter homologs. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. (2013) 20, 1142-1144.

Majsnerowska M*, Hänelt I*, Wunnicke D*, Schäfer LV, Steinhoff HJ, Slotboom DJ. 
Mechanism of substrate binding to the S-component ThiT from an ECF-type ABC transporter.
Structure (2013) 21, 861-867.

Hänelt I, Wunnicke D, Bordignon E, Steinhoff HJ, Slotboom DJ. 
Conformational heterogeneity of the aspartate transporter Glt(Ph).
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. (2013) 20, 210-214.

Hänelt I#, Löchte S, Sundermann L, Elbers K, Vor der Brüggen M, Bakker EP.
Gain of function mutations in membrane region M(2C2) of KtrB open a gate controlling K(+) transport by the KtrAB system from Vibrio alginolyticus.
J. Biol. Chem. (2010) 285, 10318-10327.

*authors contibuted equally
#corresponding author