Dr. Anne Zemella

is the acting head of the Cell-Free Protein Synthesis group together with Dr. Marlitt Stech.


Scientific focus and expertise:

Anne Zemella - ORCID: 0000-0003-4895-5423
  • Ullrich, J.; Göhmann, P. J.; Zemella, A.; Kubick, S. (2022) Oligomerization of the heteromeric γ-aminobutyric acid receptor GABAB in a eukaryotic cell-free system. Scientific reports. 10.1038/s41598-022-24885-0.
  • Schloßhauer, J. L.; Cavak, N.; Zemella, A.; Thoring, L.; Kubick, S. (2022) Cell Engineering and Cultivation of Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells for the Development of Orthogonal Eukaryotic Cell-free Translation Systems. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. 10.3389/fmolb.2022.832379.
  • Ramm, F.; Jack, L.; Kaser, D.; Schloßhauer, J. L.; Zemella, A.; Kubick, S. (2022) Cell-Free Systems Enable the Production of AB5 Toxins for Diagnostic Applications. Toxins. 10.3390/toxins14040233.
  • Ramm, F.; Dondapati, S. K.; Trinh, H. A.; Wenzel, D.; Walter, R. M.; Zemella, A.; Kubick, S. (2022) The Potential of Eukaryotic Cell-Free Systems as a Rapid Response to Novel Zoonotic Pathogens: Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 Viral Proteins. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 10.3389/fbioe.2022.896751.
  • Knauer, J. F.; Liers, C.; Hahn, S.; Wuestenhagen, D. A.; Zemella, A.; Kellner, H.; Haueis, L.; Hofrichter, M.; Kubick, S. (2022) Cell-free production of the bifunctional glycoside hydrolase GH78 from Xylaria polymorpha. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2022.110110.
  • Walter, R. M.; Zemella, A.; Schramm, M.; Kiebist, J.; Kubick, S. (2022) Vesicle-based cell-free synthesis of short and long unspecific peroxygenases. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 10.3389/fbioe.2022.964396.
  • Krebs, S. K.; Rakotoarinoro, N.; Stech, M.; Zemella, A.; Kubick, S. (2022) A CHO-Based Cell-Free Dual Fluorescence Reporter System for the Straightforward Assessment of Amber Suppression and scFv Functionality. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2022.873906.
  • Ramm, F.; Stech, M.; Zemella, A.; Frentzel, H.; Kubick, S. (2021) The Pore-Forming Hemolysin BL Enterotoxin from Bacillus cereus: Subunit Interactions in Cell-Free Systems. Toxins. 10.3390/toxins13110807.
  • Stech, M.; Rakotoarinoro, N.; Teichmann, T.; Zemella, A.; Thoring, L.; Kubick, S. (2021) Synthesis of Fluorescently Labeled Antibodies Using Non-Canonical Amino Acids in Eukaryotic Cell-Free Systems. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 10.1007/978-1-0716-1406-8_9.
  • Dhandapani, P.; Dondapati, S. K.; Zemella, A.; Bräuer, D.; Wüstenhagen, D. A.; Mergler, S.; Kubick, S. (2021) Targeted esterase-induced dye (TED) loading supports direct calcium imaging in eukaryotic cell-free systems. RSC advances. 10.1039/d0ra08397f.
  • Dondapati, S.K., STECH, M., M., ZEMELLA, A., KUBICK, S. (2020) Cell‑Free Protein Synthesis: A Promising Option for Future Drug Development. BioDrugs , https://doi.org/10.1007/s40259-020-00417-y
  • Zaitseva, E., Dondapati, S., Schloßhauer, J., Zemella, A., Dhandapani, P., Kubick, S., Baaken, G. (2020) Functional Characerization of Ion Channels Expressed in Eukaryotic Cell-free Systems using Lipid Bilayer Arrays. Biophysical Journal, Volume 118, Issue 3, Supplement 1, 586A.
  • Ramm, F., Dondapati, S.K., Thoring L., Zemella A., Wüstenhagen, D.A., Frentzel, H., Stech M., Kubick, S. (2020) Mammalian cell-free protein expression promotes the functional characterization of the tripartite non-hemolytic enterotoxin from Bacillus cereus. Sci Rep. 10:2887.
  • Zemella A, Grossmann S, Sachse R, Sonnabend A, Schaefer M, Kubick S. (2017) Qualifying a eukaryotic cell-free system for fluorescence based GPCR analyses. Sci Rep. 7(1):3740. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-03955-8Artikel
  • Zemella A, Thoring L, Hoffmeister C, Kubick S. (2015) Cell-Free Protein Synthesis: Pros and Cons of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Systems. Chembiochem. dx.doi.org/10.1002/cbic.201500340.