Institute of Genetics - University of Cologne

Section of Molecular Genetics


Transcription factors:

Protein-DNA and Protein-Protein Interactions

Section Head: Benno Müller-Hill

Benno Müller-Hill, Dr. rer. nat., em.-Professor (01.05.1968)

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Publications in Biochemistry and Genetics in Journals
Publications in Biochemistry and Genetics in Books
Publications in History, Sociology and Philosophy of Science
Literary Publications

Publications in Biochemistry and Genetics in Journals

    1. Krainick, H.G., Müller-Hill, B., Struwe, F.E., Sund, H. und Wallenfels, K.: Zink im Harn bei juventilem Diabetes mellitus und bei Ketonamie, Klinische Wochenschrift 39, 1132 (1961).
    2. Müller-Hill, B. und Wallenfels, K.: Über den geschwindigkeitsbestimmenden Schritt der durch Alkoholdehydrogenase aus Hefe katalysierten Reaktion, Biochemische Zeitschrift 339, 338 (1964).
    3. Müller-Hill, B. und Wallenfels, K.: Ist Acetaldehyd oder sein Hydrat Substrat der Alkoholdehydrogenase?, Biochemische Zeitschrift 339, 349 (1964).
    4. Wallenfels, K. und Müller-Hill, B.: Über die SH-Gruppen der ADH aus Bäckerhefe: Ihre Bedeutung für enzymatische Aktivität, Coenzymbindungsvermögen und Struktur der ADH, Biochemische Zeitschrift 339, 352 (1964).
    5. Wallenfels, K., Müller-Hill, B., Dabich, D., Streffer, C. und Weil, R.: Zahl und Reaktivität der SH-Gruppen der b-Galactosidase aus E. coli, Biochemische Zeitschrift 340, 41 (1964).
    6. Müller-Hill, B., Rickenberg, H.V. and Wallenfels, K.: Specificity of Induction of the Enzymes of the Lac Operon in Escherichia coli, J.Mol.Biol. 10, 303 (1964).
    7. Müller-Hill, B., Rickenberg, H.V. and Wallenfels, K.: Observations on the Kinetics of the Induction of b-Galactosidase in Escherichia coli, Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 18, 751 (1965).
    8. Jayaraman, K., Müller-Hill, B. and Rickenberg, H.V.: Inhibition of the Synthesis of b-Galactosidase in Escherichia coli by 2-Nitrophenyl-ß-D-fucoside, J.Mol.Biol. 18, 339 (1966).
    9. Müller-Hill, B.: Suppressible Regulator Constitutive Mutants of the Lactose System in Escherichia coli, J.Mol.Biol. 15, 374 (1966).
    10. Gilbert, W. and Müller-Hill, B.: Isolation of the Lac Repressor, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 56, 1891 (1966). Reprint in: Outstanding Papers in Biology, Selected and Introduced by J.D. Watson. Current Biology (1993).
    11. Gilbert, W. and Müller-Hill, B.: The Lac Operator is DNA, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 58, 2415 (1967).
    12. Müller-Hill, B., Crapo, L. and Gilbert, W.: Mutants that Make More Lac Repressor, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 59, 1259 (1968).
    13. Miller, J.H., Beckwith, J. and Müller-Hill, B.: Direction of Transcription of a Regulatory Gene in E. coli, Nature 220, 1287 (1968).
    14. Müller-Hill, B.: Lac Repressor, Angewandte Chemie, int.Ed. 10, 160 (1971).
    15. Adler, K., Beyreuther, K., Fanning, E., Geisler, N., Gronen-born, B., Klemm, A., Müller-Hill, B., Pfahl, M. and Schmitz, A.: How Lac Repressor Binds to DNA, Nature 237, 322 (1972).
    16. Müller-Hill, B. and Kania, J.: Lac Repressor Can be Fused to b-Galactosidase, Nature 249, 561 (1974).
    17. Müller-Hill, B.: Lac Repressor and Lac Operator, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 30, 22 (1975).
    18. Kania, J. and Müller-Hill, B.: Construction, Isolation and Implications of Repressor-b-galactosidase Hybrid Molecules, Eur.J.Biochem. 79, 381 (1977).
    19. Heidecker, G. und Müller-Hill, B.: Synthetic Multifunctional Proteins, Molec.gen.Genet. 155, 301 (1977).
    20. Hobson, A., Gho, D. and Müller-Hill, B.: Isolation, Genetic Analysis and Characterization of Escherichia coli Mutants with Defects in the lac Y gene, J. Bact. 131, 830 (1977).
    21. Messing, J., Gronenborn, B., Müller-Hill, B. and Hofschneider, P.: Filamentous Coliphage M13 as a Cloning Vehicle, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 74, 3642 (1977).
    22. Teather, R.M., Müller-Hill, B., Abrutsch, U., Aichele, G. and Overath, P.: Amplification of the Lactose Carrier Protein in E. coli Using a Plasmid Vector, Molec.gen.Genet. 159, 239 (1978).
    23. Brake, A.J., Fowler, A.V., Zabin, I., Kania, J. and Müller-Hill, B.: ß-Galactosidase chimeras: Primary Structure of lac Repressor-b-Galactosidase Protein, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 75, 4824 (1978).
    24. Miller, J.H., Calos, M.P., Galas, D., Hofer, M., Büchel, D.E. and Müller-Hill, B.: Genetic Analysis of Transpositions in the lac Region of Escherichia coli, J.Mol.Biol. 144, 1 (1980).
    25. Büchel, D.E., Gronenborn, B. and Müller-Hill, B.: Sequence of the Lactose Permease Gene, Nature 283, 541 (1980).
    26. Rüther, U., Koenen, M., Otto, K. and Müller-Hill, B.: pUR222, a Vector for Cloning and Rapid Chemical Sequencing of DNA, Nucl.Acids.Res. 9, 4087 (1981).
    27. Mieschendahl, M., Büchel, D.E., Bocklage, H. and Müller-Hill, B.: Mutations in the lac Y Gene of E. coli Define Functional Organization of Lactose Permease, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 78, 7652 (1981).
    28. Schreier, P.H., Bothwell, A.L.M., Müller-Hill, B. and Baltimore, D.: Multiple Differences between the Nucleic Acid Sequences of the IgG2aa and IgG2ab Alleles of the Mouse, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 78, 4495 (1981).
    29. Mieschendahl, M., Griesser, H.-W. and Müller-Hill, B.: Immunity Phase Shift in a N- - lac Z+ Fusion, Mol.gen.Genet. 183, 202 (1981).
    30. Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Sequence of gal R Gene Indicates a Common Evolutionary Origin of lac and gal Repressor in Escherichia coli, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 79, 2427 (1982).
    31. Koenen, M., Rüther, U. and Müller-Hill, B.: Immunoenzymatic Detection of Expressed Gene Fragments Cloned in the lac Z Gene of E. coli, EMBO J. 1, 509 (1982).
    32. Rüther, U., Koenen, M., Sippel, A. and Müller-Hill, B.: Exon cloning: Immunoenzymatic Identification of Exons of the Chicken Lysozyme Gene, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 79, 6852 (1982).
    33. Kalnins, A., Otto, K., Rüther, U. and Müller-Hill, B.: Sequence of the lac Z Gene of Escherichia coli, EMBO J. 2, 593 (1983).
    34. Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v., Koenen, M., Griesser, W. and Müller-Hill, B.: 72 Residues of gal Repressor Fused to b-Galactosidase Repress the gal Operon of E. coli, EMBO J. 2, 1271 (1983).
    35. Wright, J.K., Weigel, U., Lustig, A., Bocklage, H., Mieschendahl, M., Müller-Hill, B. and Overath, P.: Does the Lactose Carrier of Escherichia coli Function as a Monomer?, FEBS Letters 162, 11 (1983).
    36. Bocklage, H. and Müller-Hill, B.: lac Z- - Y+ Fusions in Escherichia coli. DNA Sequencing Reveals the Eight N-terminal Residues of lac Permease as Non-Essential, Eur.J.Biochem. 137, 561 (1983).
    37. Griesser, H.W., Müller-Hill, B. and Overath, P.: Characterisation of b-Galactosidase-Lactose-Permease Chimeras in Escherichia coli, Eur.J.Biochem. 137, 567 (1983).
    38. Rüther, U. and Müller-Hill, B.: Easy Identification of cDNA Clones, EMBO J. 2, 1791 (1983).
    39. Müller-Hill, B.: Sequence Homology between lac and gal Repressors and three Sugar-Binding Periplasmic Proteins, Nature 302, 163 (1983).
    40. Simons, A., Tils, D., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Possible Ideal lac Operator: Escherichia coli lac Operator-Like Sequences from Eukaryotic Genomes Lack the Central G C Pair, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 81, 1624 (1984).
    41. Koenen, M., Scherf, A., Mercereau, O., Langsley, G., Sibilli, L., Dubois, P., Pereira da Silva, L. and Müller-Hill, B.: Human Antisera Detect a Plasmodium falciparum Genomic Clone Encoding a Nonapeptide Repeat, Nature 311, 382 (1984).
    42. Markgraf, M., Bocklage, H. and Müller-Hill, B.: Change of Threonine 266 to Isoleucine in lac Permease of Escherichia coli Diminishes the Transport of Lactose and Increases the Transport of Maltose, Mol.Gen.Genetics 198, 473 (1985).
    43. Kuchinke, W. and Müller-Hill, B.: Fused lac Z Genes Code for di-, tri- and tetra-b-Galactosidase in Escherichia coli, EMBO J. 4, 1067 (1985).
    44. Langsley, G., Scherf, A., Mercereau-Puijalon, O., Koenen, M., Kahane, B., Mattei, D., Guillotte, M., Sibilli, L., Garner, I., Müller-Hill, B. and Pereira da Silva, L.: Characterization of P. falciparum Antigenic Determinants Isolated from a Genomic Library by Differential Antibody Screening, Nucl.Acids Res. 13, 4191 (1985).
    45. Mieschendahl, M. and Müller-Hill, B.: F` - coded, Temperature - Sensitive cI857 Repressor Gene for Easy Construction and Regulation of Promoter-Dependent Expression Systems, J.Bact. 164, 1366 (1985).
    46. Mercereau-Puijalon, O., Blisnik, T., Fandeur, T., Dedet, J.P., Roussillon, C., Guillotte, M., Kahane, B., Breton, C., Siffert, O., Griesser, H.W., Müller-Hill, B. and Pereira da Silva, L.: Immunogenicity of Plasmodium falciparum Antigenic Determinants Produced by Escherichia coli Recombinant Clones, Ann.Inst.Pasteur/Immunol. 137 D, 63 (1986).
    47. Lemaire, H.-G. and Müller-Hill, B.: Nucleotide Sequences of the gal E and gal T Genes of E. coli, Nucl.Acids Res. 14, 7705 (1986).
    48. Besse, M., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Synthetic lac Operator Mediates Repression Through lac Repressor When Introduced Upstream and Downstream from lac Promoter, EMBO J. 5, 1377 (1986).
    49. Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v., Tils, D., Sartorius, J., Auerswald, E.A., Schröder, W. and Müller-Hill, B.: A Synthetic Operon Containing 14 Bovine Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor Genes is Expressed in E. coli, EMBO J. 5, 3219 (1986).
    50. Schaal, H., Goldowitz, D., Heinlein, U.A.O., Unterbeck, A., Ruppert, C., Papenbrock, T., Müller-Hill, B., Vielmetter, W. and Wille, W.: A Highly Abundant Transcript an Adult Murine Cerebellar Granule Cells Contains Repetitive Sequences Homologous to L1, J. of Neuroscience 7, 2041 (1987).
    51. Krämer, H., Niemöller, M., Amouyal, M., Revêt, B., Wilcken- Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: lac Repressor Forms Loops with Linear DNA Carrying Two Suitably Spaced lac Operators, EMBO J. 6, 1481 (1987).
    52. Eismann, E., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Specific destruction of the second lac operator decreases repression of the lac operon in Escherichia coli fivefold, J.Mol.Biol. 195, 949 (1987).
    53. Kang, J., Lemaire, H.-G., Unterbeck, A., Salbaum, J.M., Masters, C.L., Grzeschick, K.H., Multhaup, G., Beyreuther K. and Müller-Hill, B.: The Precursor of Alzheimers Disease Amyloid A4 Protein Resembles a Cell Surface Receptor, Nature 325, 733 (1987).
    54. Lehming, N., Sartorius, J., Niemöller, M., Genenger, G., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: The interaction of the recognition helix of lac repressor with lac operator, EMBO J. 6, 3145 (1987).
    55. Paulmier, N., Yaniv, M., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller- Hill, B.: Gal4 transcription activator protein of yeast can function as a repressor in E.coli. EMBO J. 6, 3539 (1987).
    56. Kahane, B., Sibili, L, Scherf, A., Jaureguiberry, G., Langsley, G., Ozaki, L.S., Guillotte, M., Müller-Hill, B., Pereira da Silva, L. and Mercereau-Puijalon, O.: The polymorphic 11.1 locus of Plasmodium falciparum. Mol. and Biochem. Parasitology 26, 77 (1987).
    57. Overath, P., Weigel, U. Neuhaus, J.-M., Soppa, J., Seckler, R., Riede, I., Bocklage, H., Müller-Hill, B., Aichele, G. and Wright, K.: Lactose permease of Escherichia coli: Properties of mutants defective in substrate translocation. Proc.Natl.Acad. Sci. USA 84, 5535 (1987).
    58. Krämer, H., Amouyal, M., Nordheim, A. and Müller-Hill, B.: DNA supercoiling changes the spacing requirement of two lac operators for DNA loop formation with lac repressor. EMBO J. 7, 547 (1988).
    59. Dyrks, T., Weidemann, A.Multhaup, G., Salbaum, J.M., Lemaire, H.G., Kang, J., Müller-Hill, B., Masters, C.L. and Beyreuther, K.: Idenification, transmembrane orientation and biogenesis of the amyloid A4 precursor of Alzheimer's disease. EMBO J. 7, 949 (1988).
    60. Scherf, A., Hilbich, C., Sieg, K., Mattei, D., Mercereau-Puijalon, O. and Müller-Hill, B: The 11-1 gene of Plasmodium falciparum codes for distinct fast evolving repeats. EMBO J. 7, 1129 (1988).
    61. Horbach, E. and Müller-Hill, B.: Insertion of d(pCpG)n.d(pCpG)n into the lac Z gene of Escherichia coli inhibits expression of ß-galactosidase in vivo. J. Mol.Biol. 202, 157 (1988).
    62. Lehming, N., Sartorius, J., Oehler, S., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: The recognition helices of lac and lambda repressor are oriented in opposite directions and recognize similar DNA sequences. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 85, 7947 (1988).
    63. Sieg, K., Kun, J., Scherf, A. and Müller-Hill, B.: A versa-tile vector system for expression cloning in Escherichia coli, Gene 75, 261 (1989).
    64. Lemaire, H.G., Salbaum, J.M., Multhaup, G., Kang, J., Bayney, R.M., Unterbeck, A., Beyreuther, K. and Müller-Hill, B.: The PreA4695 precursor protein of Alzheimer's Disease A4 amyloid is encoded by 16 exons. Nucl.Acids Res. 17, 517 (1989).
    65. Sartorius, J., Lehming, N., Kisters, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: lac repressor mutants with double or triple exchanges in the recognition helix bind specifically to lac operator variants with multiple exchanges. EMBO J. 8, 1265 (1989).
    66. Kun, J. and Müller-Hill, B.: The sequence of a third member of the heat shock protein family in Plasmodium falciparum. Nucl.Acids Res. 17, 5384 (1989).
    67. Mattei, D., Berzins, K., Wahlgren, M., Udomsangpretch, R., Perlmann, P., Griesser, H.W., Scherf, A., Müller-Hill, B., Bonnefoy, S., Guillotte, M., Langsley, G., Pereira da Silva, L. and Mercereau-Puijalon, O.: Cross-reactive antigenic determinants present on different Plasmodium falciparum antigens. Parasite Imm. 11, 15 (1989).
    68. Lehming, N., Sartorius, J., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Mutant lac repressors with new specifities hint at rules for protein DNA-recognition. EMBO J. 9, 615 (1990).
    69. Oehler, S., Eismann, E.R., Krämer, H. and Müller-Hill, B.: The three operators of the lac operon cooperate in repression. EMBO J. 9, 973 (1990).
    70. Kang, J. and Müller-Hill, B.: Differential splicing of Alzheimer's disease amyloid A4 precursor RNA in rat tissues: PreA4595 mRNA is predominantly produced in rat and human brain. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Com. 166, 1192 (1990).
    71. Eismann, E.R. and Müller-Hill, B.: Lac Repressor forms stable loops in vitro with supercoiled wild-type lac DNA containing all three natural lac operators. J.Mol.Biol. 213, 763 (1990).
    72. Staake, D., Walter, B., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: How Trp repressor binds to its operator. EMBO J. 9, 1963 (1990). Corrigendum: EMBO J. 9, 3023 (1990).
    73. Breul, A., Kuchinke, W., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Linker-mutagenesis in the lac Z gene of E.coli yields variants of active b-galactosidase. Eur.J.of Biochem. 195, 191 (1991).
    74. Alberti, S., Oehler, S., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v., Krämer, H. and Müller-Hill, B.: Dimer-dimer association of Lac repressor involves a leucine heptad repeat. The New Biologist 3, 57 (1991).
    75. Sartorius, J., Lehming, N., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: The roles of residues 5 and 9 of the recognition helix of Lac repressor in lac operator binding. J.Mol.Biol. 218, 313 (1991).
    76. Kun, J., Hesselbach, J., Schreiber, M., Scherf, A., Gysin, J., Mattei, D., Pereira da Silva, L. and Müller-Hill, B.: Cloning and Expression of Genomic DNA Sequences Coding for Erythrocyte Membrane Associated Antigens of Plasmodium Falciparum. Research in Immunology 142, 199 (1991).
    77. Bocklage, H., Heeger, K. and Müller-Hill, B.: Cloning and characterization of the MboII restriction-modification system. Nucl.Acids Res. 19, 1007 (1991).
    78. Kisters-Woike, B., Lehming, N., Sartorius, J., Wilcken-Berg-mann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: A model of the lac repressor-operator complex based on physical and genetic data. Eur.J.of Biochem. 198, 411 (1991).
    79. Kang, J., Wiegand, U. and Müller-Hill, B.: Identification of cDNAs encoding two novel rat pancreatic serine proteases. Gene 110, 181 (1992).
    80. Fickert, R. and Müller-Hill, B.: How Lac repressor finds lac operator in vitro. J.Mol.Biol. 226, 59-68, (1992).
    81. Kolkhof, P., Teichmann, D., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Berg-mann, B. and Müller-Hill, B.: Lac repressor with the helix-turn-helix motif of Lambda cro binds to lac operator. EMBO J. 11, 3031-3038 (1992).
    82. Suckow, M., v. Wilcken-Bergmann, B. and Müller-Hill, B.: Identification of three residues in the basic regions of the bZIP proteins GCN4, C/EBP, and TAF-1 that are involved in specific DNA binding. EMBO J. 12, 1193-1200 (1993).
    83. Breul, A., Assmann, H., Golz, R., v. Wilcken-Bergmann, B. and Müller-Hill, B.: Mutants with substitutions for Glu171 in the catabolic activator protein (CAP) of Escherichia coli activate transcription from the lac promoter. Mol.Gen.Genet. 238, 155-160 (1993).
    84. Gysin, J., Gavoille, S., Mattei, D., Scherf, A., Bonnefoy, S., Mercereau-Puijalon, O., Feldmann, T., Kun, J., Müller-Hill, B. and Pereira da Silva, L.: In vitro phagocytosis inhibition assay for the screening of potential candidate antigens for subunit vaccines against the asexual blood stage of Plasmodium falciparum. J.of Imm.Methods 159, 209-219 (1993).
    85. Suckow, M., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: The DNA binding specificity of the basic region of the yeast transcription factor GCN4 can be changed by substitution of a single amino acid. Nucl.Acids Res. 21, 2081-2086 (1993).
    86. Wiegand, U., Corbach, S., Minn, A., Kang, J. and Müller-Hill, B.: Identification, cloning and characterization of a cDNA encoding a human brain trypsinogen. Gene 136, 167-175 (1993).
    87. Alberti, S., Oehler, S., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Genetic analysis of the leucine heptad repeat of Lac repressor: Evidence for a 4-helical bundle. EMBO J. 12, 3227-3236 (1993).
    88. Feldmann, T., Alex, R., Suckow, J., Dildrop, R., Kisters-Woike, B. and Müller-Hill, B.: Single exchanges of amino acids in the basic region change the specificity of N-MYC. Nucl.Acids.Res. 21, 5050-5058 (1993).
    89. Oehler, S., Amouyal, M., Kolkhof, P., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Quality and position of the three lac operators of E.coli define efficency of repression. EMBO J. 13, 3348-3355 (1994).
    90. Kolkhof, P. and Müller-Hill, B.: DNA recognition and the code. Nature 369, 614 (1994).
    91. Kolkhof, P. and Müller-Hill, B.: Lambda cI repressor mutants altered in transcriptional activation. J.Mol.Biol. 242, 23-36 (1994).
    92. Suckow, M., Madan, A., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Creating new DNA binding specificities in the yeast transcriptional activator GCN4 by combining selected amino acid substitutions. Nucl.Acids Res. 22, 2198-2208 (1994).
    93. Suckow, M., Schwamborn, K., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. & Müller-Hill, B.: Replacement of invariant bZip residues within the basic region of yeast transcriptional activator GCN4 can change its DNA binding specificity. Nucl.Acids Res. 22, 4395-4405 (1994).
    94. Günes, C., Staacke, D., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: The role of residues 79 and 80 of Trp repressor in trp operator recognition. Mol.Gen.Genetics 246, 180-195 (1995).
    95. Kolkhof, P., Oehler, S., Alex, R. & Müller-Hill, B.: A basic tail increases repression by dimeric Lac repressor. J.Mol.Biol. 247, 396-403 (1995).
    96. Koldin, B., Suckow, M., Seydel, A., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. & Müller-Hill, B.: A comparison of the different DNA binding specificities of the bZip proteins C/EBP and GCN4. Nucl.Acids Res. 23, 4162-4169 (1995).
    97. Suckow, M., Lopata, M., Seydel, A., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. & Müller-Hill, B.: Mutant bZip-DNA complexes with four quasi-identical protein-DNA interfaces. EMBO J. 15, 598-606 (1996).
    98. Müller, J., Oehler, S. & Müller-Hill, B.: Repression of lac promoter as a function of distance, phase and quality of an auxiliary lac operator. J.Mol.Biol. 257, 21-29 (1996).
    99. Günes, C. & Müller-Hilll, B.: Mutants in position 69 of the Trp repressor of Escherichia coli K12 with altered DNA-binding specificity. Mol.Gen.Genetics 251, 338-346 (1996).

100.    Müller-Hartmann, H. & Müller-Hill, B.: The side chain of the main amino acid in position 110 of Lac repressor influences its allosteric equilibrium. J.Mol.Biol. 257, 473-478 (1996).

101.    Günes, C., Staacke, D., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. & Müller-Hill, B.: Cooperative binding of two Trp repressor dimers to - or ß-centered trp operator. Mol.Microbiol. 20, 375-384 (1996).

102.    Suckow, J., Markiewicz, P., Kleina, L.G., Miller, J., Kisters-Woike, B. & Müller-Hill, B.: Genetic Studies of Lac repressor XV: 4000 single amino acids substitutions and analysis of the resulting phenotypes on the basis of protein structure. J.Mol.Biol. 261, 509-523 (1996).

103.    Niland, P., Hühne, R. & Müller-Hill, B.: How AraC interacts specifically with its target DNAs. J.Mol.Biol. 264, 667-674 (1996).

104.    Lopata, M., Schlieper, D., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. & Müller-Hill, B.: A lethal mutant of the catabolite activator protein CAP of Escherichia coli. Biol.Chem., 378, 1153-1162(1998).

105.    Minn, A., Schubert, M., Neiss, W.F. & Müller-Hill, B.: Enhanced GFAP expression in astrocytes of transcgenic mice expressing the human brain-specific trypsinogen IV. Glia, 22, 338-347 (1998).

106.    Barker, A., Fickert, R., Oehler, S. & Müller-Hill, B.: Why Gal repressor has to be a dimer, whereas Lac repressor is a tetramer. J.Mol.Biol. 278,549-558 (1998).

107.    Schlieper, D., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v., Schmidt, M., Sobek, H. & Müller-Hill, B.: A positive selection vector for cloning of long PCR fragments based upon a lethal mutant of the crp gene of Escherichia coli. Analyt.Biochem., 257,203-209 (1998).

108.    Müller-Hill, B.: Some repressors of bacterial transcription. Current opinion in Microbiology 1,145-151 (1998).

109.    Müller-Hill, B.: The function of auxiliary operators. Mol.Microbiol. 29, 13-18 (1998).

110.    Barker, A. & Müller-Hill, B.: Towards a mutant analysis of the tertiary structures of functional DNA-binding motifs. FEBS Letters 432, 1-3 (1998).

111.    Müller, J., Barker, A., Oehler, S., Müller-Hill, B.: Dimeric Lac repressors exhibit phase-dependent co-operativity. J.Mol.Biol. 284, 851-857 (1998).

112.    Rèvet, B., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v., Bessert, H., Barker, A. & Müller-Hill, B.: Four dimers of λ repressor bound to two suitably spaced paris of λ operators form octamers and DNA loops over large distances. Current Biology 9, 151-154 (1999).

113.    Dong, F., Spott, S., Zimmermann, O., Kisters-Woike, B., Müller-Hill, B. & Barker, A.: Dimerisation mutants of Lac repressor I: a monomeric mutant L251A that binds lac operator DNA as a dimer. J.Mol.Biol. 290, 653-666 (1999).

114.    Spott, S., Dong, F., Kisters-Woike, B. & Müller-Hill, B.: Dimerisation mutants of Lac repressor II: a single amino acid substitution, D278L, changes the specifity of dimerisation. J.Mol.Biol. 296(2),673-684 (2000).

115.    Pereg-Gerk, L., Leven, O. & Müller-Hill, B.: Increasing the thermostability of Lac repressor by 40°C. J.Mol.Biol. 299, 805-812 (2000).

116.    Kisters-Woike, B., Vangierdom, C. & Müller-Hill, B.: On the conservation of protein sequences in evolution. TiBS 9, 419-421 (2000). Macromolecular interactions. Tracing the roots. TiBS 26 91(2001).

117.    Dröge, P. & Müller-Hill, B.: High local protein concentrations at promoters: strategies in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Bioessays 23, 1-6 (2001)

118.    Oehler, S. Alberti, S. & Müller-Hill, B. : Induction of the lac promoter in the absence of DNA loops and the stoichiometry of induction. N.A.R. 34, 606-612 (2006).


119.    Müller-Hill, B.: What is Life? The paradigm of DNA and Protein Cooperation at high local concentrations. Mol.Microbiol 60, 253-256 (2006).

120.    Müller–Hill, B.: Die letzte Mutante. Biospektrum 12, 564–565 (2006).

121.    Barker, A., Oehler, S. & Müller – Hill, B.: The „Cold Sensitive“ Mutants of Lac Repressor. J. Bact. 189, 2174-2175 (2007)



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Publications in Biochemistry and Genetics in Books

    1. Gilbert, W. and Müller-Hill, B.: The Lactose Repressor, In: The Lactose Operon (J.R. Beckwith and D. Zipser, eds.), Cold Spring Harbor, 93 (1970).
    2. Müller-Hill, B., Beyreuther, K. and Gilbert, W.: Lac Re-pressor from Escherichia coli, In: Methods in Enzymology (L. Grossman and K. Moldave, eds.) 21, Part D, 483 (1971), Academic Press New York and London (1971).
    3. Müller-Hill, B., Fanning, T., Geisler, N., Gho, D., Kania, J., Kathmann, P., Meissner, H., Schlotmann, M., Schmitz, A., Triesch, I. and Beyreuther, K.: The Active Sites of Lac Repressor, In: Protein-Ligand-Interaction (H. Sund and G. Blauer, eds.), de Gruyter, Berlin (1975).
    4. Müller-Hill, B., Heidecker, G. and Kania, J.: Repressor- Galactosidase-Chimeras, In: The Proceedings of the Third John Innes Symposium, 167 (1976).
    5. Müller-Hill, B., Gronenborn, B., Kania, J., Schlotmann, M. and Beyreuther, K.: Similarities between Lac Repressor and Lambda Repressor, In: Nucleic Acid Protein Recognitions (H. Vogel, ed.), Academic Press, New York 219 (1977).
    6. Messing, J., Gronenborn, B., Müller-Hill, B. and Hofschnei-der, P.: Single-Stranded Filamentous DNA Phages as a Carrier for in vitro Recombined DNA, In: Integration and Exicision of DNA Molecules (P.H. Hofschneider and P.Starlinger, eds.), Berlin, 29 (1978).
    7. Mieschendahl, M., Triesch, I. and Müller-Hill, B.: What can be learned from the Genetic Analysis of Lac Repressor? In: Gene Functions 12th FEBS Meeting, 3 (1978).
    8. Müller-Hill, B., Betteridge, P., Büchel, D.E., Mieschendahl, M. and Stüber, K.: How does Lac Permease Transport Galactosidase? In: Nucleic Acids and Proteins (Shen Zahao-wu, ed.), Science Press, Beijing, 341 (1980).
    9. Kania, J. and Müller-Hill, B.: Artificial Protein Chimeras, In: Multifunctional Proteins (H. Bisswanger and E. Schmincke-Ott, eds.), J. Wiley, 31 (1980).
    10. Beyreuther, K., Bieseler, B., Ehring, R. and Müller-Hill, B.: Identification of Internal Residues of Lactose Permease of Escherichia coli by Radiolabel Sequencing of Peptide Mixtures, In: Proceedings of the IV Int. Conf. in Protein Sequence Analysis, ed. by M. Elzinga, 139 (1982).
    11. Wilson, H., Seto-Young, D., Bedu, S., Putzrath, M. and Müller-Hill, B.: Study of Mutants of the Lactose Transport System of Escherichia coli, In: Current Topics in Membranes and Transport 23, 121 (1985).
    12. Langsley, G., Mercereau-Puijalon, O., Pereira da Silva, L., Scherf, A., Koenen, M. and Müller-Hill, B.: Molecular Cloning as an Approach for the Developement of Malaria Vaccines: Analysis of two clones derived from a genomic library, Vaccines 85, Cold Spring Harbor, 45 (1985).
    13. Mercereau-Puijalon, O., Langsley, G., Mattei, D., Guillotte, M., Blisnik, T., Berzins, K., Griesser, H.W., Scherf, A., Müller- Hill, B. and Pereira da Silva, L.: Presence of Cross-Reacting Determinants on Several Blood-Stage Antigens of Plasmodium falciparum, In: Molecular Strategies of Parasite Invasion, UCLA Symposium on Molecular and Cellular Biology, New Series 42, 343 (1987).
    14. Lehming, N., Sartorius, J., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Searching for the Code of Ideal Protein-DNA- Recognition, In: DNA Ligand Interactions: From Drugs to Proteins, Plenum Press, London, ed. by W. Guschlbauer and W. Saenger, 173 (1987).
    15. Lehming, N., Sartorius, J., Niemöller, M., Wilcken-Bergmann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Reflections on lac Repressor, In: Jacques Monod and Molecular Biology, Yesterday and Today, Elsevier, ed. by G. Bernardi, Elsevier, 53 (1987).
    16. Müller-Hill, B. and Beyreuther, K.: Molecular Biology of Alzheimer's disease. Annual. Reviews of Biochemistry 58, 287 (1989).
    17. Lehming, N., Sartorius, J., Kisters-Woike, B., Wilcken-Berg-mann, B.v. and Müller-Hill, B.: Rules for protein DNA-recognition for a family of HTH-proteins. Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology 5, 114-125, F.Eckstein and D.M.J.Lilley Eds. (1991).
    18. Müller-Hill, B.: The lac system of E.coli as Problem and Tool. In: Molecular Biology of Cell. Ed. by W. Doerfler. VCH Verlagsgesellschaft Weinheim, 27-43 (1992).
    19. Oehler, S. and Müller-Hill, B.: Prokaryotic Control of Transcription: How and Why Does it Differ from Eukaryotic Control? In: Inducible Gene Expression and Cytoplasmic/Nuclear Signal Transduction. Ed. by P. Baeuerle. Birkhäuser, Springer Verlag, New York, 1-24 (1995).
    20. Müller-Hill, B.: The lac Operon: A Short History of a Genetic Paradigm. Walter de Gruyter Verlag, Berlin (1996).
    21. Müller-Hill: Isopropyl-1-thio-β-D-galactopyranoside/lac operon/Lac repressor. In: Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology, Wiley, New York, 1324-24;1355-1356;1357-1358 (1999).
    22. Müller-Hill,B.: Induction of transcription In: Encyclopedia of Genetics, Academic Press, London, 1019-1021 (2001).
    23. Müller-Hill, B.: Bacterial Transcription Regulation. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (2001).
    24. Müller-Hill, B.: What can be learned from the lacR family of Escherichia coli? In: Sixty-First Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology. Signals Switches, Regulons and Cascades: Control of Bacterial Gene Expression. Ed. by D.A. Hodgson & C.M. Thomas. Cambridge University Press, 143-154 (2002).

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Publications in History, Sociology and Philosophy of Science

    1. Die Philosophen und das Lebendige, Campus, Frankfurt, (1981); Italian translation: I Filosofi e l`essere Vivente, Garzanti, (1984).
    2. Bemerkungen zur Ethik der Genmanipulierer, In: VII Kühlungsborner Kolloquium, Genetic engineering und der Mensch, Berlin-Ost, 101 (1981).
    3. Tödliche Wissenschaft. Die Aussonderung von Juden, Zigeunern und Geisteskranken 1933 - 1945, Reinbek, (1984); Spanish translation: Ciencia Mortifera, Labor, Barcelona (1985). Dutch translation: Met de Wetenschap als Excuus, Anthos, Antwerpen (1986). English translation: Murderous Science, Oxford University Press, Oxford (1988). Italian translation: Scienza di morte, E.T.S., Pisa (1989). French translation: Science de mort, Editions Odile Jacob, Paris (1989). German Democratic Republic, Tödliche Wissenschaft, Verlag Volk und Gesundheit, East Berlin (1989). Hebrew translation, The Magnes Press, Jerusalem (1992). Japanese translation, Iwanami Shoten (1993). Portugese translation, Ciencia Assassina, Xenon, Rio de Janeiro (1993).
    4. Kollege Mengele - Nicht Bruder Eichmann, Sinn und Form 37, 671 (1985).
    5. Hundert Jahre Escherichia coli, Die Naturwissenschaften 73, 707 (1986).
    6. Autor unbekannt. Oder: Warum ich Deutschland verließ, Sinn und Form 38, 1317 (1986).
    7. Book Review: The relaxed murderers. The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide. By R.J. Lifton, Nature 323, 677 (1986).
    8. Bemerkungen zur Erblichkeit der Schizophrenie, Gütersloher Fortbildungswoche, 86, (1987).
    9. Genetics after Auschwitz, Holocaust and Genocide Studies 2, 3-20 (1987). French translation: Les Temps Modernes 511, 52 (1989). German translation: Genetik nach Auschwitz. In: Die Zweite Schöpfung. Geist und Ungeist in der Biologie des 20. Jahr-hunderts. 79-105. J. Herbig & R. Hohlfeld Eds. Hanser, München (1990).
    10. Book Review: L'enfant du paradis. La statue interieur. By F. Jacob, Nature 328, 389 (1987).
    11. Möglichkeiten werden durch Fakten bewiesen. In: Aids Erreger aus dem Genlabor, K. Kruse, Hrsg. Berlin 44 (1987).
    12. Book Review: From eugenics to genocide. Racial Hygiene: Medicine under the Nazis. By Robert N. Proctor and Race Hygiene and National Efficiency: The Eugenics of William Schallmayer. Nature 334, 573 (1988).
    13. Referat in: Medizin im Nationalsozialismus, Kolloquien des Instituts für Zeitgeschichte, R. Oldenbourg Verlag München, 39 (1988).
    14. Book Review: Der Genetiker: Das Leben des Nikolai Timofejew- Ressowski, genannt Ur. By D. Granin. Nature 336, 721 (1988).
    15. Das Wahre gibt wenig zu tun. Wechselwirkung 39, 14 1988.
    16. Gentechnologie als Beruf. Perspektiven des demokratischen Sozialismus Heft 2 (1988). Nachdruck TAZ 1.1.1989.
    17. From Daedalus to Mengele: The dark side of human genetics. Genome 31, 876-878 (1989). Polish translation: Przeglad Powszechny 1/869, 60-70 (1994).
    18. Daidalos, Faust und Mengele: Wissenschaftler als Verbrecher. In: Internationales wissenschaftliches Symposium europäischer Sektionen der IPPNW: Das Schicksal der Medizin im Faschismus. VEB Verlag Volk und Gesundheit, Berlin 30-35 (1989).
    19. Die Barbarei im Kopf. Forum Wissenschaft 1, 77 (1989).
    20. The repeat of the same. TIBS 14, 444 (1989).
    21. Was sollten Gentechniker aus der Geschichte der Humangenetik lernen? Biologie heute Nr. 370, 6-8 (1989).
    22. Was bedeutet Auschwitz für Wissenschaft und Medizin? In: Kunst zum Überleben - gezeichnet in Auschwitz. Katalog ed. by S. Goldmann and M. Adams Rösing, Ulm 18-19 (1989).
    23. Schluß mit der Gentechnologie oder: Science Fiction in der BRD. Forum Wissenschaft 3/89, 7 (1989).
    24. The isolation of the lac repressor. Bio Essays 12, 1-3 (1990).
    25. Moral und Wissenschaft: TAZ January 20, 15-16 (1990). French translation, Alliage, No 5, 31-37 (1990). Shortened English translation, Eur.J.Clin.Chem.Clin.Biochem. 29, 473-474 (1991).
    26. Cologne Fall Meeting: Medical Science without Compassion - Past and Present. Ber. Wissenschaftsgesch. 13, 46-48 (1990).
    27. Gegen Blick der Niedertracht. Julius Lips zu Gedenken. Kölner Universitätsjournal No 1, 22-24 (1990).
    28. Book Review: The Wellborn Science. Eugenics in Germany, Brazil and Russia. Ed. by M.B. Adams, Oxford University Press, Nature 346, 422 (1990).
    29. Att upfatta likheter (Understanding similarities). In: Om Kreativitet och Flow. 109-115, Ed. by G. Klein, Brombergs, Stockholm (1990).
    30. Psychiatry in the Nazi era. In: Psychiatric Ethics. Ed. by S. Bloch & P. Chodoff. Oxford University Press 461-472 (1991).
    31. Vergessen und Blindheit gewiß: Aber keine Umwertung. In: Was uns bewegt. Naturwissenschaftler sprechen über sich und ihre Welt. Ed. by M. Oestereicher-Mollwo. Beltz-Verlag, Weinheim und Basel, 261-265 (1991).
    32. Funding of Molecular Biology. Nature 351, 11-12 (1991).
    33. Selektion. Die Wissenschaft von der biologischen Auslese von Menschen durch Menschen.In.:Medizin und Gesundheitspolitik in der NS-Zeit. Ed. by N. Frei, 137-155, Oldenbourg Verlag, München (1991).
    34. Bioscience in Totalitarian Regimes: The Lesson to be Learned from Nazi Germany. In: Bioscience & Society, by D.J. Roy, R.W. Old & B.E. Wynne. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Cichester, 67-76 (1991).
    35. Humangenetik im Dritten Reich- Was ist daraus zu lernen. In: Wissenschaft ohne Grenzen? - Geistes- und Naturwissenschaftler stellen sich der Verantwortungsfrage. Ed. by R. Schmitt, H. Altner and D. Burkhardt, 41-50, Augsburg (1991).
    36. Böses Zeichen. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. June 5, 1991.
    37. Vordenker. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. June 26, 1991.
    38. Forword for Richard Lerner: Final Solutions: Biology, Prejudice, and Genocide. Penn State Press, XI-XIII (1992).
    39. Book Review: Paul Weindling: Health, Race and German Politics Between National Unification and Nazism, 1870-1945. Cambridge University Press. In: Holocaust and Genocide Studies 6 (1992).
    40. Genetic Inequality and Social Injustice: A lesson from History. In: Human Genome Project: Ethics. Fundation BBV. Bilbao, 357-363 (1992).
    41. Introduction: Medical Science without Compassion. Past and Present. Fall Meeting, Cologne September 28-30, 1988. Ed. by C. Roland, H. Friedlander and B. Müller-Hill. Arbeitspapiere-Atti-Proceedings. Hamburger Stiftung für Sozialgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts 11, 5-12 (1992).
    42. Eugenics: The Science and Religion of the Nazis. In: When Medicine Went Mad. Bioethics and the Holocaust. Ed. by A.L. Caplan, The Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey, 43-52 (1992).
    43. Forword for Ute Deichmann: Biologen unter Hitler. Vertreibung, Karrieren, Forschung. Campus, Frankfurt a.M., 13-22 (1992). Fischer-Taschenbuch Verlag, Frankfurt (1995). English translation, Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass USA (1996).
    44. Gegen eine Amalgamierung von Wissenschaft und Werten. Ethik und Sozialwissenschaften 3, 309-310 (1992).
    45. Eugene Fischer et le rôle des généticiens dans l'état nazi. Les Nouveaux Cahiers. No 107. 27, 18-21 (1991-92).
    46. With Heinrich Herbertz: European Research Institutes. Letter to the Editor. Science 258, 1069 (1992).
    47. The Shadow of Genetic Injustice, Nature 362, 491-492 (1993). French translation: Le spectre del'injustice génétique. La Récherche 24, 1386-1389 (1993). Spanish translation: El Espectro de la Injusticia genetica. Mundo Cientifico No 143, 154-157 (1994). Answer to F. Martin-Vallas. La Récherche Vol. 25, 264, Avril 1994.
    48. Science, Truth and other Values, Quarterly Reviews of Biology 68, 399-407 (1993). Japanese translation: Science Journal KAGAKU 65, 333-340 (1995); Russian translation: Knowledge is power, 28-36, October (10) 1995.
    49. With Heinrich Herbertz: Qualität und Effizienz. Molekularbiologische Institute im internationalen Vergleich. Futura 8 No 3, 8-21 (1993).
    50. The Discussion of the Social Prospects of the Human Genome Project is just Beginning. 112, 332-334 (1993).
    51. With Ute Deichmann: Biological Research of Universities and Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes in Nazi Germany. In: Science, Technology and National Socialism. Ed. by M. Renneberg & M. Walker. Cambridge University Press, 160-183 (1994).
    52. The Idea of the Final Solution and the Role of Experts. In: The Final Solution, Origins and Implementation. Ed. by D. Cesarani. Routledge. London and New York, 62-70 (1994).
    53. Hausverbot für einen Institutsdirektor. Ein Briefwechsel des Kölner Genetikers Benno Müller-Hill mit Peter Gutjahr-Löser, dem Kanzler der Universität Leipzig. 1999, Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts 9, Heft 1, 157-169 (1994).
    54. Book Review: The Guardians of Science. Fairness and Reliability of Peer Review, by H.D. Daniel, VHC Weinheim, 1993. Nachrichten aus Chemie, Technik und Laboratorium 42, 218-219 (1994).
    55. Humangenetik der Gewalttätigkeit. "Aggressions-Gen" als Testfall für den Umgang mit der Menschenwürde. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung N4 30.3.1994.
    56. Die Macht der Wörter. Zum Bösen veranlagt? Genetik und die deutsche Vergangenheit. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, p. 35, 7.6.1994. French: Courrier International 191, p. 37 (1994).
    57. Bemerkungen zur menschlichen Verhaltensgenetik. In: Was ist der Mensch? Menschenbilder im Wandel. Europäisches Forum Alpbach, Ibera Verlag, Wien, 554-556 (1994).
    58. Lessons from a dark and distant past. In: Genetic Counselling, Practice and Principles. ed. by A. Clarke, Routledge, London and New York, 133-141 (1994).
    59. Human Genetics in Nazi Germany. In: "Medicine, Ethics, and the Third Reich: Historical and Contemporary Issues." Ed. by J.J. Michalzyk, Sheed & Ward, 27-34 (1994).
    60. Book Review: H.-P. Kröner, R. Toellner, K. Weisemann. Erwin Baur, Naturwissenschaft und Politik. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, München, 1994. 1999, Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts 9, 144-146 (1994).
    61. Genetici moeten hun geschiedenis onder ogen ziehen. Interview by M. Enserink. Intermediair 51-53, May 5, 1995.
    62. Stigmatization by phenotype and genotype. In: Uniqueness & universality in a biological world. Ed. by F. Gros. Biology International, Special Issue No. 33, 58-60 (1995).
    63. With H. Herbertz: Quality and efficiency of thirteen research institutes in molecular biology: an international comparison. Research Policy 24, 959-979 (1995).
    64. Genetics and the Massmurder of Jews, Gypsies and Others. In: Sifting Holocaust Embers: The Known, the Unknown, the Disputed and the Reexamined. M. Berenbaum & A. Peck Eds. Indiana University Press, in press. Polish translation in: Przeglad Powszechny 9, 233-242 (1995).
    65. Book Review: Henry Friedlander: The Origins of Nazi Genocide: From Euthanasia to the Final Solution. University of North Carolina Press, 1995. JAMA 274, 1969 (1995).
    66. Book Review: Lothar Putzstück: Symphonie in Moll. Julius Lips und die Kölner Völkerkunde. Kulturen im Wandel Vol. 4. Centaurus Verlagsgesellschaft, Pfaffenweiler. 1999, Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts I/96, 131-132 (1996).
    67. Man fragt nicht mehr. Die Studenten sind müde, die Universität ist langweilig geworden. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 13.08.1996.
    68. Book Review: Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker: Das Genom. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Genforschung. Eichborn, Frankfurt a.M. 1996. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, L41 01.10.1996.
    69. Book Review: Gina Maranto: The drive to breed better human beings. Scribner, 1996. Nature 384, 327-328 (1996).
    70. Wahrheit und Gerechtigkeit in Genetik. Sitzungsberichte der Leibniz-Sozietät 12, 41-50 (1996).
    71. Bedenkenswertes zum Human Genome Project. In: Gentechnik, Ethik und Gesellschaft. M. Elster Ed., Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 97-106 (1997).
    72. Book Review: François Jacob: La souris, la mouche et l'homme, Ed. Odile Jacob, Paris. Nature 386, 668-669 (1997).
    73. The specter of kakogenics. The Genetical Society 33, 13-14 (May 1997).
    74. Les crimes des généticiens lors du procès de Nuremberg: le silence des clercs. Revue d'histoire de la Shoa. Le Monde Juif No 160, 76-80 (1997).
    75. Book Review: Peter Weingart: Doppelleben. Ludwig Ferdinand Clauss zwischen Rassenforschung und Widerstand. 1999-Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 20. u. 21. Jahrhunderts 12, Heft 4, 118-121 (1997).
    76. Reflections and a proposal. Biol.Chem. 378, 1077 (1997).
    77. Book Review: Steven Rose: Lifelines. Biology, Freedom, Determinism. Allen Lane, The Penguin Press. Nature 390 ,36 (1997).
    78. With Ute Deichmann: The fraud of Abderhalden's enzymes. Nature 393, 109- 111 (1998).
    79. Book Review: Henry Friedlander: Der Weg zum NS-Genozid. Von der Euthanasie zur Endlösung. Berlin-Verlag 1997. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Nr.39, p.9, 12. Feb. 1998.
    80. Warum wurden wir Mitglieder des SDS 1946-1960? 1999 - Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts 13, Heft 2, 172-189 (1998).
    81. Book Review: Eugenics and the Welfare State. N. Roll-Hansen & G. Broberg, Eds. Michigan State University Press 1996, and L. Koch: Racehygiejne i Danmark, Gyldendal 1996. 1999 Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 20. u. 21. Jahrhunderts, Heft 2, 217-219 (1998).
    82. The different faces of science: is genetics a social construct? From Physico-Theology to Biotechnology. A Festschrift for Mikulas Teich. Ed. by K. Bayertz and R. Porter. Rodopi, Amsterdam-Atlanta, 40-53 (1998).
    83. Auslaufmodel Humboldt. Laborjournal, Heft 8, 5 (1998).
    84. With Frank Schneider and Peter Dröge: Links ist bisweilen, aber nicht immer richtig. Laborjournal, Heft 9, 42 (1998).
    85. Book Review: I wish I'd made you angry earlier. Max Perutz. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1999. TIBS,24 124-125 (1999).
    86. With Frank Schneider and Peter Dröge: Sinister depiction of DNA. Trends in Genetics 15, 95 (1999).
    87. In der Pedosphäre. Laborjournal Heft 7,5 (1999).
    88. Book Review: Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in der Weimarer Republik und im Dritten Reich, Notker Hammerstein. C.H.Beck Verlag, München. Laborjournal Heft 8 50 (1999).
    89. Towards a linguistics of DNA and protein. History and Philosophy of Life Sciences 21, 53-63 (1999).
    90. Book review: Proteins, Enzymes, Genes. The Interplay of Chemistry and Biology, Joseph S. Fruton. Yale University Press. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 38, pp. (1999).
    91. Book review: Sverige och Förintelsen. I. Svanberg and M. Tyden, Arena, Stockholm 1997. 1999 Zeitschrift für Sozialgeschichte des 20. u. 21. Jahrhunderts Heft 2/99, 208-209 (1999).
    92. Die Befreiung der Doktoranden. Laborjournal Heft 10 11 (1999).
    93. Book review: Elementarteilchen. M. Houllebecq, Dumont. Laborjournal Heft1, 66-67 (2000).
    94. Murderous Science - Murderous Silence: a Conversation with Benno Müller-Hill. Chemical Intelligencer 8 (no.1), 18-24, 2000.
    95. Warum spricht der Mensch? Laborjournal Heft4 , 14 (2000).
    96. oscars's gurken, Laborjournal Heft 5, 6 (2000).
    97. Die Diskriminierung der Alten. Amerika Du hast es besser. Laborjournal Heft 7, 7 (2000).
    98. Der Abtrünnige. Fackel im Herzen: Der Biochemiker Erwin Chargaff wird 95. Frankfurter Allgemeine, 11.08.2000.
    99. Book review: A history of molecular biology, by M. Morange. Harvard University Press. EMBO Reports 1, 106 (2000).

100.    Truth, Justice and Genetics. In: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, Perspectives in Biology & Medicine 43, 577-583 (2000).

101.    a) Das Blut von Auschwitz und das Schweigen der Gelehrten. In: Geschichte der KWG im Nationalsozialismus, ed. by D. Kaufmann. Wallstein-Verlag, Göttingen, 189-227 (2000).
b)English version: The Blood from Auschwitz and the Silence of the Scholars. History and Philosophy of Life Sciences21, 331-365 (1999).

102.    Warum schweigen die deutschen Gen-Forscher? James Watson ist doch einer der Größten in unserem Feld, Ein Schüler verteidigt seinen Lehrer. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 28.11.2000.

103.    The implications of modern genetics and the consequences of genetic knowledge for our world view. In: International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies. 24th session. Ed. by A. Zichichi and R. Ragaini, World Scientific Publishing, 121-126 (2000).

104.    Reflections on the Use of Interviews in the History of Science: Who Will Write the History of Science? His.Phil.Life Sci.23, 107-118 (2001).

105.    Book review: The Nazi persecution of the Gypsies, by Guenter Lewi. Oxford University Press, Oxford. His.Phil.Life Sci. 22, 208-210 (2001).

106.    Book review: Inventing the criminal, a history of German criminology 1880-1945, by Richard F. Wetzel. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill/London. His.Phil.Life Sci. 22, 220-221 (2001).

107.    Genetics of susceptibility to tuberculosis: Mengele's experiments in Auschwitz. Nature Rev. Genetics 2,631-634 (2001).

108.    Erinnerung ist Voraussetzung aller Ethik: Der Fall der deutschen Humangenetik. In: Ethische Probleme in den Biowissenschaften. M. Weber & P. Hoyningen-Huene (eds.). Karl Alber-Verlag, Freiburg, 171-189 (2001).

109.    Die Gefahr der Eugenik. In: Was wissen wir, wenn wir das menschliche Genom kennen? L. Hohnefelder & P.Propping (eds.) Dumont, Köln 220-221 (2001).

110.    Book review: James D. Watson: A passion for DNA. His. Phil. of Life Science, 23, 532-533, 2001.

111.    Book review: The Unfit. A History of a Bad Idea, Elof Axel Carlson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2001. Trends in Genetics, 18, 162-163, 2002.

112.    Erinnerung und Ausblendung. Ein kritischer Blick in den Briefwechsel Adolf Butenandts, MPG Präsident 1960-1972. His. Phil. of Life Sciences. in press. English Translation: Selective perception: the letters of Adolf Butenandt Nobel Prize winner and President of the Max Planck Society. In: Comprehensive Biochemistry Vol 42, 548-579, 2003.

113.    Book review: Harrison Echols & Caroll A. Gross: Operators and promoters. University of California Press, Berkeley, Angewandte Chemie, 114, 1296, 2002, Int Ed. 41, ?-?, 2002.

114.    Citation Index und Journal Impact Factor in der Bewertung von Wissenschaftlern und Wissenschafts-Instituten. In: Die Zukunft des wissenschaftlichen Publizierens. Schriften des Forschungszentrums Jülich. Reihe Bibliothek. Vol. 10,77-79, 2002.

115.    Die letzte Entdeckung des Max Perutz. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Seite N1, 29. Mai, 2002.

116.    Human behavioral genetics - past and present. J.Mol.Biol., 319, 927-929, 2002.

117.    Gruppengrösse und Coautorschaft 1900-2000 in Genetik und Biochemie. In: Wissenschaften und Wissenschaftspolitik. Eds. Rüdiger vom Bruch & Brigitte Kaderas. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart,  474-476, 2002.

118.    Book review: Vadim J. Birstein: The perversion of knowledge: the true story of Soviet science. Westview. Trends in Genetics, 18, 487-488, 2002 and TiBS 27, 592, 2002.

119.    Book review: Jon Beckwith: Making Genes, Making Waves. A Social Activist in Science, Harvard University Press, Cambridge. EMBO Reports, Vol.3, Issue 11, p.1022, Nov. 2002.

120.    Nazi Scientists. Encyclopedia of the Human Genome, Macmillan Publishers 2003.

121.    Nachwort. In. Erwin Chargaff: Stimmen im Labyrinth. Drei Dialoge über die Natur und Ihre Erforschung. Klett-Cotta, München, pp 117-124, 2003.

122.    Book review: B.Grün, H.G. Hofer, K.H. Leven Eds: Medizin und Nationalsozialismus. Die Freiburger Medizinische Fakultät und das Klinikum in der Weimarer Republik und im "Dritten Reich". Peter Lang GmbH. Europäischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt a.M. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences.

123.    My happy days with Lac repressor - in a dark world. Comprehensive Biochemistry Vol 42, 447-499, 2003.

124.    On the edge: my time in Watson's lab. In: Inspiring Science. Jim Watson and the Age of DNA. J Inglis, J.Sambrook and J. Witkowski. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press pp 167-172, 2003.

125.    Book review: Paul Berg and Maxine Singer: George Beadle, An Uncommon Farmer. Nature 426, 122, 2003

126.    Book review: The Double-Edged Helix: Social implications of Genetics in a Diverse Society. Ed. By J.S.Alper et al. Baltimore & London: The John Hopkins University Press. 2003. Cell 113,   6-7, 2003

127.    Book review: Rassenforschung an Kaiser-Wilhelm-Instituten vor und nach 1933. H.-W. Schmuhl ed., Göttingen, Wallstein-Verlag 2003. HPLS 26/3-4, 446- 447, 2004

128.    Reflections of a German scientist. In: Deadly Medicine. Creating the Master Race. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; 185-199, 2004.

129.    Book review: A. Schieder & J. Trunk eds. Adolf Butenandt und die Kaiser-Wilhelm Gesellschaft: Wissenschaft, Industrie und Politik im "Dritten Reich", Wallstein 2004. Nature 431, 246, 2004. Correction: Nature 431, 1040, 2004.

130.    Book Review : Kämpferische Wissenschaft, Studien zur Universität Jena im Nationalsozialismus, U. Hossfeld, J. John, O. Lehmuth & R. Stutz Eds Böhlau Verlag, Köln, Weimar, Wien 1160 pp, 2003. His.Phil Life Sci 27, 131-132, 2005.

131.    Book Review : Florian Schmalz : Kampfstoff-Forschung im Nationalsozialismus. Zur Kooperation von Kaiser-Wilhelm-Instituten, Militär und Industrie. Nature 438, 427, 2005.

132.    Book Review : B. Gausemeier : Natürliche Ordnung und politische Allianzen. Biologische und biochemische Forschung an Kaiser-Wilhelm-Instituten 1933 – 1945. Wallstein Verlag, Göttingen 2005 His. Phil. Life Science (2006)

133.    Book Review: Istvan Hargittai: Wege zur Wissenschaft. Labor Journal Verlag (2006). Labor Journal 12, 66, 2006.

134.    Book Review: Heather Pringle: The Master Plan. Himmler´s Scholars and the Holocaust. His. Phil. Life Science in press.

135.    The Silence of the Scholars. In: Dark Medicine. University of Indiana Press. Deutsche Übersetzung, Campus Verlag, in press.

136.    Book Review: Jan Nikolas Dicke: Eugenik und Rassenhygiene in Münster zwischen 1918 und 1939 Weissensee Verlag, Berlin 2004 His, Phil, Life Science 2006 in press.

137.    Der Gute Dr. Samuel. In: NS-Täter aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive. H. Kramer ed. 231-242, 2006.

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    1. Die Philosophen und das Lebendige, Campus, Frankfurt, (1981); Italian translation: I Filosofi e l`essere Vivente, Garzanti, (1984).
    2. Tödliche Wissenschaft. Die Aussonderung von Juden, Zigeunern und Geisteskranken 1933 - 1945, Reinbek, (1984); Spanish translation: Ciencia Mortifera, Labor, Barcelona (1985). Dutch translation: Met de Wetenschap als Excuus, Anthos, Antwerpen (1986). English translation: Murderous Science, Oxford University Press, Oxford (1988). Italian translation: Scienza di morte, E.T.S., Pisa (1989). French translation: Science de mort, Editions Odile Jacob, Paris (1989). German Democratic Republic, Tödliche Wissenschaft, Verlag Volk und Gesundheit, East Berlin (1989). Hebrew translation, The Magnes Press, Jerusalem (1992). Japanese translation, Iwanami Shoten (1993). Portugese translation, Ciencia Assassina, Xenon, Rio de Janeiro (1993).
    3. The lac operon: a short history of a genetic paradigm. Walter deGruyter, Berlin (1996).
    4. Correspondence of Benno Müller – Hill Vol I: 1967-1985. Privatdruck 2006
    5. Genetik in Deutschland Unveröffentliche Manuskripte 1978 – 2002, Benno Müller – Hill. Privatdruck 2007

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Literary Publications

    1. Die ungeheure Reise, Privatdruck, Köln (1976).
    2. Bilder und Wörter des Herrn Schelinger, Privatdruck, Köln (1976).
    3. Gedanken zu einem Familienbild. In: Tremezza von Brentano, Bewegung im Realismus, 22 Elephantenpress (1982). Nachdruck in: Ich liebe meine Kinder so sie recht artig sind. Das Kind in der Familie. Stiftung Schlösser und Gärten Potsdam, 51-53 (1992).
    4. Der Maler Hilsing. In: Werner Hilsing. Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (1982).
    5. Nachts. Sinn und Form. 41, 637 (1989).

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