PortfolioChristoph Mayer

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Academic title:
Prof. Dr. apl.
Christoph Mayer
Organizational units:
Faculty of Science
University of Tübingen
Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine (IMIT)
Interfaculty Institutes

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Research focus

  • Cell wall recycling metabolism in B. subtilis and E. coli
  • Adaptation of peptidoglycan catabolism in pathogenic and environmental bacteria
  • Structure and mechanism of MurNAc lactyl etherases (Carbon-Oxygen lyases)
  • Structure and mechanism of regulators of MurNAc metabolism
  • Engineering carbohydrate-active enzymes and regulators


2019 - 2023
Heike Brötz-Oesterhelt
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)
2017 - 2020
Christoph Mayer
2015 - 2019
Wolfgang Wohlleben
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)
2012 - 2021
Karl Forchhammer
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)



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