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  • Awad K, Barmeyer C, Bojarski C, Nagel O, Lee IM, Schweiger MR, Schulzke JD*, Bücker R* (*shared last authorship) (2023) Impaired intestinal permeability of tricellular tight junctions in patients with irritable bowel syndrome with mixed bowel habits (IBS-M). Cells 12(2), 236 (19 pages); doi: 10.3390/cells12020236, Supplement (°IF 6.0)


  • Hempel C, Protze J, Altun E, Riebe B, Piontek A, Fromm A, Lee IM, Saleh T, Günzel D, Krause G, Piontek J (2020) Assembly of tight junction strands: Claudin-10b and claudin-3 form homo-tetrameric building blocks that polymerize in a channel-independent manner. J. Mol. Biol. 432(7): 2405-2427 (IF 5.5) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF] [Supplementary Figures S1-S11] [Supplementary Table S1]

  • Nattramilarasu PK, Bücker R, Lobo de Sá FD, Fromm A, Nagel O, Lee IM, Butkevych E, Mousavi S, Genger C, Kløve S, Heimesaat MM, Bereswill S, Schweiger MR, Nielsen HL, Troeger H, Schulzke JD (2020) Campylobacter concisus impairs sodium absorption in colonic epithelium via ENaC dysfunction and claudin-8 disruption. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 21(2): e373 (23 pages) (IF 5.9) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF] [Supplements]


  • Krug SM, Bojarski C, Fromm A, Lee IM, Dames P, Richter JF, Turner JR, Fromm M*, Schulzke JD* (*shared last authorship) (2018) Tricellulin is regulated via interleukin-13-receptor α2, affects macromolecule uptake, and is decreased in ulcerative colitis. Mucosal Immunol. 11(2): 345-356 (IF 7.4) [PubMed] [DOI] [PDF] [Supplement] [Supplementary Movie]

  • Neuhaus W, Piontek A, Protze J, Eichner M, Mahringer A, Subileau EA, Lee IM, Schulzke JD, Krause G, Piontek J (2018) Reversible opening of the blood-brain barrier by claudin-5-binding variants of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin's claudin-binding domain. Biomaterials 161: 129-143 (IF 10.3) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF]


  • Milatz S, Piontek J, Hempel C, Meoli L, Grohe C, Fromm A, Lee IM, El-Athman R, Günzel D (2017) Tight junction strand formation by claudin-10 isoforms and claudin-10a/-10b chimeras. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1405: 102-115 (IF 4.3) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF]


  • Luettig J, Rosenthal R, Lee IM, Krug SM, Schulzke JD (2016) The ginger component 6-shogaol prevents TNFα-induced barrier loss via inhibition of PI3K/Akt and NF-kB sigaling. Mol. Nutr. Food Res. 60(12): 2576-2586 (IF 4.3) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF]

  • Demehri FR*, Krug SM* (*shared first authorship), Feng Y, Lee IM, Schulzke JD, Teitelbaum DH (2016) Tight junction ultrastructure alterations in a mouse model of enteral nutrient deprivation. Dig. Dis. Sci. 61(6): 1524-1533 (IF 2.9) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF]

  • Hering NA, Fromm A, Kikhney J, Lee IM, Moter A, Schulzke JD, Bücker R (2016) Yersinia enterocolitica affects intestinal barrier function in the colon. J. Infect. Dis. 213(7): 1157-1162 (IF 6.3) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF]


  • Bücker R, Schulz E, Günzel D, Bojarski C, Lee IM, John LJ, Wiegand S, Janßen T, Wieler LH, Dobrindt U, Beutin L, Ewers C, Fromm M, Siegmund B, Troeger H, Schulzke JD (2014) α-Haemolysin of Escherichia coli: a potentiator of inflammatory activity in the colon. Gut 63(12): 1893-1901 (IF 14.7) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF] [Supplements]


  • Zakrzewski SS, Richter JF, Krug SM, Jebautzke B, Lee IM, Rieger J, Sachtleben M, Bondzio A, Schulzke JD, Fromm M, Günzel D (2013) Improved cell line IPEC-J2, characterized as a model for porcine jejunal epithelium. PLOS One 8(11): e79643 (print pages 1-12) (IF 3.5) [PubMed] [WebPage] [PDF] [Supplements]