Petrović, S., Wendler, P. A RADD approach to probing AAA+ protein function. Nat Struct Mol Biol (2021).

Qiu L., H. Zhang, T. Bick, J. Martin, P. Wendler, A. Böker, U. Glebe, C. Xing (2021) Construction of Highly Ordered Glyco-Inside Nano-Assemblies through RAFT Dispersion Polymerization of Galactose-decorated Monomer. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.


Kölsch, A., Radon, C., Golub, M., Baumert, A., Bürger, J., Mielke, T., Lisdat, F., Feoktystov, A., Pieber, J., Zouni, A., Wendler, P. (2020) Current limits of structural biology: The transient interaction between cytochrome c6 and photosystem I. Curr. Res. Struct. Biol. 2, 171-179.

Radon, C., Mittelstädt, G., Duffus, B.R., Bürger, J., Hartmann, T., Mielke, T., Teutloff, C., Leimkühler, S. & Wendler, P. (2020) Cryo-EM structures reveal intricate Fe-S cluster arrangement and charging in Rhodobacter capsulatus formate dehydrogenase. Nat Commun 11, 1912.


Schieferdecker, A., Wendler, P. (2019) Structural Mapping of Missense Mutations in the Pex1/Pex6 Complex. Int. J. of Mol. Sci, 20(15), 3756. doi: 10.3390/ijms20153756

Enenkel, C., Wendler, P. (2019) Nuclear Transport of Yeast Proteasomes. Front. Mol. Biosci. 6, 34. doi 10.3389/fmolb.2019.00034


Bhat, J. Y., G. Miličić, G. Thieulin-Pardo, A. Bracher, A. Maxwell, S. Ciniawsky, O. Mueller-Cajar, J. R. Engen, F. U. Hartl, P. Wendler, M. Hayer-Hartl (2017). Molecular Surgery: Enzyme Repair by the AAA+ Chaperone Rubisco Activase. Mol. Cell DOI:

Yedidi RS, Wendler P and Enenkel C (2017). AAA-ATPases in Protein Degradation. Front. Mol. Biosci. 4:42. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2017.00042

Saffert, P., C. Enenkel, P. Wendler (2017). Structure and function of p97 and Pex1/6 Type II AAA+ complexes. Front. Mol. Biosci. 4:33. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2017.00033


Hauser, T., J. Y. Bhat, G. Miličić, P. Wendler, F. U. Hartl, A. Bracher, M. Hayer-Hartl (2015). Structure and mechanism of the Rubisco assembly chaperone Raf1. Nat Struc Mol Biol. 22(9):720-8

Kube, S., P. Wendler (2015). Structural comparison of contractile nanomachines. AIMS Biophysics 2 (2):88-115.

Ciniawsky, S., I. Grimm, D. Saffian, W. Girzalsky, R. Erdmann, P. Wendler (2015). Molecular snapshots of the Pex1/6 AAA+ complex in action. Nat Commun. 6:7331. doi:10.1038/ncomms8331

Kock, M., M. N. Nunes, M. Hemann, S. Kube, R. J. Dohmen, F. Herzog, P.C. Ramos, P. Wendler (2015). Proteasome assembly from 15S precursors involves major conformational changes and recycling of the Pba1-Pba2 chaperone. Nat. Commun. 6:6123 doi:10.1038/ncomms7123

Kube, S., N. Kapitein, T. Zimniak, F. Herzog, A. Mogk, P. Wendler (2014). 6Å cryo EM structure of the contractile VipA/B nanomachine in type VI effector secretion. Cell Reports 8, 20-30.

Carroni, M., E. Kummer, Y. Oguchi, P. Wendler, D. K. Clare, I. Sinning, J. Kopp, A. Mogk, B. Bukau, H. Saibil (2014). Head-to-tail interactions of the coiled-coil domains regulate ClpB cooperation with Hsp70 in protein disaggregation. eLife 2014;10.7554/eLife.02481


Desantis, M., E., E.A. Sweeny, D. Snead, E.H. Leung, M.S. Go, K Gupta, P. Wendler, J. Shorter (2013). Conserved distal loop residues in the Hsp104 and ClpB middle domain contact nucleotide-binding domain 2 and enable Hsp70-dependent protein disaggregation. J. Biol. Chem. 289(2):848-67, published online Nov 26, 2013

Wendler, P., S. Ciniawsky, M. Kock, S. Kube (2012). Structure and function of the AAA+ nucleotide binding pocket. Biochim Biophys Acta  1823(1):2-4.


Stotz M, O. Mueller-Cajar, S. Ciniawsky, P. Wendler, U. Hartl, A. Bracher, M. Hayer-Hartl (2011). Structure of green-type rubisco activase from tobacco. Nat Struc Mol Biol 18(12):1366-70.

Mueller-Cajar, O., M. Stotz, P. Wendler, F.U. Hartl, A. Bracher, M. Hayer-Hartl (2011). Structure and function of the AAA+ protein CbbX, a red-type Rubisco activase. Nature 479(7372):194-9.

Wollmann, P., S. Cui, R. Viswanathan, O. Berninghausen, M.N. Wells, M. Moldt, G. Witte, A. Butryn, P. Wendler, R. Beckmann, D.T. Auble, K.P. Hopfner (2011). Structure and mechanism of the Swi2/Snf2 remodeller Mot1 in complex with its substrate TBP. Nature 475 (7356):403-7

Wendler, P., H. Saibil (2010). Cryo electron microscopy structures of Hsp100 proteins- crowbars in or out?. Biochem. Cell Biol. 88:89-96

Wendler, P. (2010). Hsp104- ein eiskaltes Hitzeschockprotein. BIOspektrum 6:648-650.


Wendler, P., J. Shorter, D. Snead, C. Plisson, D. K. Clare, S. Lindquist, H. Saibil (2009). Motor mechanism for protein threading through Hsp104. Mol Cell 34:81-92

Wendler, P., J. Shorter, C. Plisson, A. Cashikar, S. Lindquist, H. Saibil (2007). Atypical AAA+ subunit packing creates an expanded cavity for disaggregation by the protein-remodeling factor Hsp104. Cell 131(7):1366-77

Puri, T., P. Wendler*, B. Sigala, H. Saibil, IR. Tsaneva (2007). Dodecameric structure and ATPase activity of the human TIP48/TIP49 complex. J Mol Biol. 366(1):179-92

Wendler, P., A. Lehmann, K. Janek, S. Baumgart, C. Enenkel (2004). The bipartite nuclear localization sequence of Rpn2 is required for nuclear import of proteasomal base complexes via karyopherin alpha/beta and proteasome functions. J Biol Chem. 279(36):37751-62.

Fehlker, M., P. Wendler*, A. Lehmann and C. Enenkel (2003). "Blm3 is part of nascent proteasomes and is involved in a late stage of nuclear proteasome assembly." EMBO Rep 4(10): 959-63.

Hauck, R., L. Adrian, P. Wendler, M. Amidjojo, W. Hegemann and H. Gorisch (2001). Transformation of 2,2'-dichlorodiisopropyl ether in mixed and pure culture. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 56(3-4):491-5