Fikadu Tafesse

Assistant Professor

  • 775 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20062019
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Sphingolipids Medicine & Life Sciences
Ceramides Medicine & Life Sciences
Phagocytosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Sphingomyelins Medicine & Life Sciences
Endoplasmic Reticulum Medicine & Life Sciences
Homeostasis Medicine & Life Sciences
Biosynthesis Chemical Compounds
Candida albicans Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 775 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 2 Short survey
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ceramides bind VDAC2 to trigger mitochondrial apoptosis

Dadsena, S., Bockelmann, S., Mina, J. G. M., Hassan, D. G., Korneev, S., Razzera, G., Jahn, H., Niekamp, P., Müller, D., Schneider, M., Tafesse, F., Marrink, S. J., Melo, M. N. & Holthuis, J. C. M., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 1832.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ceramides
apoptosis
glutamates
actuators
Apoptosis

Heterogeneous GM-CSF signaling in macrophages is associated with control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Bryson, B. D., Rosebrock, T. R., Tafesse, F., Itoh, C. Y., Nibasumba, A., Babunovic, G. H., Corleis, B., Martin, C., Keegan, C., Andrade, P., Realegeno, S., Kwon, D., Modlin, R. L. & Fortune, S. M., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 2329.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
tuberculosis
macrophages
Macrophages
Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Lipids and pathogenic flaviviruses: An intimate union

Leier, H. C., Messer, W. & Tafesse, F., May 1 2018, In : PLoS Pathogens. 14, 5, e1006952.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flavivirus
Lipids
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ceramide phosphoethanolamine synthase SMSr is a target of caspase-6 during apoptotic cell death

Cabukusta, B., Nettebrock, N. T., Kol, M., Hilderink, A., Tafesse, F. & Holthuis, J. C. M., Aug 31 2017, In : Bioscience Reports. 37, 4, BSR20170867.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caspase 6
Cell death
Ceramides
Cell Death
Enzymes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Switching head group selectivity in mammalian sphingolipid biosynthesis by active-site-engineering of sphingomyelin synthases

Kol, M., Panatala, R., Nordmann, M., Swart, L., Van Suijlekom, L., Cabukusta, B., Hilderink, A., Grabietz, T., Mina, J. G. M., Somerharju, P., Korneev, S., Tafesse, F. & Holthuis, J. C. M., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 58, 5, p. 962-973 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sphingolipids
Biosynthesis
Catalytic Domain
Enzymes
Cell membranes