Prof. Dr. Silke Leimkühler

Member of UniCat's Executive Board

Research interests

Molybdoenzymes, biochemistry

Research Fields in UniCat

Research Field E2*
Research Field E3

* Main Research Field

2007-2011: B3

Selection of research projects

Structure-function studies on aldehyde oxidases
Shared sulfur transfer pathways for Moco biosynthesis and tRNA thiolation
Molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis and its targeting into molybdoenzymes


Relevant News

Friday, 18. May 2018

High electromagnetic field enhancement of TiO2 nanotubes electrodes

Inez Weidinger and coworkers have published a joint paper of three Unicat groups in Angewandte Chemie. They have created nanotubular TiO2 electrodes with unpreceded local light enhancement within the tubes. These nano-electrodes can be used for enhancing p

Wednesday, 25. March 2015

No Life Without Iron and Sulfur

UniCat Professor Silke Leimkühler is coordinating a new DFG Priority Program on the impact of iron-sulfur clusters on enzyme activities[more]

Friday, 07. March 2014

Iron-Sulfur Enzymes - Mechanisms and Applications in Energy, Environment and Medicine

UniCat scientists Silke Leimkühler, Holger Dobbek, and Oliver Lenz have been invited to the Gordon Research Conference on Iron-Sulfur Enzymes[more]

Friday, 25. September 2009

UniCat scientists take part in new German Federal Ministry of Education and Research project

Prof. Silke Leimkühler, Prof. Ulla Wollenberger, and Prof. Frieder W. Scheller of Potsdam University take part in new "Impulse Centre for Integrated Bio Analytics – The Tissue Lab".[more]

Prof. Dr. Silke Leimkühler

Silke Leimkühler
Universität Potsdam
Institut für Biochemie und Biologie
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24-25
Potsdam-Golm , 14476
+49 331 977-5603



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