Head of the Group

Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Stein, M.Sc.
Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Stein, M.Sc.
Phone: +49 391 6110 436
Fax: +49 391 6110 403
Room: S1.17

Most recent publication

Edler, E.; Stein, M.: Recognition and stabilization of geranylgeranylated human Rab5 by the GDP Dissociation Inhibitor (GDI). Small GTPases 10 (3), pp. 227 - 242 (2019)


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Publications of the MSD Group

Journal Article (54)

  1. Journal Article
    Orthaber, A.; Karnahl, M.; Tschierlei, S.; Streich, D.; Stein, M.; Ott, S.: Coordination and conformational isomers in mononuclear iron complexes with pertinence to the [FeFe] hydrogenase active site. Dalton Transactions 43, pp. 4537 - 4549 (2014)
  2. Journal Article
    Erdem, Ö. F.; Stein, M.; Kaur-Ghumaan, S.; Reijerse, E. J.; Ott, S.; Lubitz, W.: Effect of Cyanide Ligands on the Electronic Structure of [FeFe] Hydrogenase Active-Site Model Complexes with an Azadithiolate Cofactor. Chemistry – A European Journal 19 (43), pp. 14566 - 14572 (2013)
  3. Journal Article
    Stein, M.; Kaur-Ghumaan, S.: Microbial hydrogen splitting in the presence of oxygen. Biochemical Society Transactions 41 (5), pp. 1317 - 1324 (2013)
  4. Journal Article
    Wang, W.; Nilges, M. J.; Rauchfuss, T. B.; Stein, M.: Isolation of a Mixed Valence Diiron Hydride: Evidence for a Spectator Hydride in Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135 (9), pp. 3633 - 3639 (2013)
  5. Journal Article
    Pandelia, M.-E.; Infossi, P.; Stein, M.; Guidici-Orticoni, M.-T.; Lubitz, W.: Spectroscopic characterization of the key catalytic intermediate Ni-C in the O2-tolerant [NiFe] hydrogenase I from Aquifex aeolicus: evidence of a weakly bound hydride. Chemical Communications 48 (6), pp. 823 - 825 (2012)
  6. Journal Article
    Schilter, D.; Nilges, M. J.; Chakrabarti, M.; Lindahl, P. A.; Rauchfuss, T. B.; Stein, M.: Mixed-valence nickel-iron dithiolate models of the [NiFe]-hydrogenase active site. Inorganic Chemistry 51 (4), pp. 2338 - 2348 (2012)
  7. Journal Article
    Schilter, D.; Rauchfuss, T. B.; Stein, M.: Connecting [NiFe]- and [FeFe]-Hydrogenases: Mixed-Valence Nickel-Iron Dithiolates with Rotated Structures. Inorganic Chemistry 51 (16), pp. 8931 - 8941 (2012)
  8. Journal Article
    Stein, M.; Pilli, M.; Bernauer, S.; Habermann, B. H.; Zerial, M.; Wade, R. C.: The Interaction Properties of the Human Rab GTPase Family – A Comparative Analysis Reveals Determinants of Molecular Binding Selectivity. PLoS ONE 7 (4), p. e34870 (2012)
  9. Journal Article
    Erdem, Ö.F.; Schwartz, L.; Stein, M.; Silakov, A.; Kaur-Ghumaan, S.; Huang, P.; Ott, S.; Reijerse, E.J.; Lubitz, W.: A Model of the [FeFe] Hydrogenase Active Site with a Biologically Relevant Azadithiolate Bridge: a Spectroscopic and Theoretical Investigation. Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English 50 (6), pp. 1439 - 1443 (2011)
  10. Journal Article
    Erdem, Ö.F.; Schwartz, L.; Stein, M.; Kaur-Ghumaan, S.; Huang, P.; Reijerse, E.J.; Lubitz, W.; Silakov, A.: Ein Modell des aktiven Zentrums der [FeFe]-Hydrogenasen mit biologisch relevanter Azadithiolat-Brücke: eine spektroskopische und theoretische Untersuchung. Angewandte Chemie 123 (6), pp. 1475 - 1479 (2011)
  11. Journal Article
    Fritsch, J.; Löscher, S.; Sanganas, O.; Siebert, E.; Zebger, I.; Stein, M.; Ludwig, M.; De Lacey, A. L.; Dau, H.; Friedrich, B. et al.; Lenz, O.; Haumann, M.: [NiFe] and [FeS] Cofactors in the Membrane-Bound Hydrogenase of Ralstonia eutropha Investigated by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: Insights into O2-Tolerant H2 Cleavage. Biochemistry 50 (26), pp. 5858 - 5869 (2011)
  12. Journal Article
    Goris, T.; Wait, A. F.; Saggu, M.; Fritsch, J.; Heidary, N.; Stein, M.; Zebger, I.; Lendzian, F.; Armstrong, F.A.; Friedrich, B. et al.; Lenz, O.: A unique iron-sulfur cluster is crucial for oxygen tolerance of a [NiFe]-hydrogenase. Nature Chemical Biology 7 (5), pp. 310 - 318 (2011)
  13. Journal Article
    Kaemmerer, H.; Zinke, R.; Lorenz, H.; Jones, M. J.; Seidel-Morgenstern, A.; Stein, M.: Corrigendum to “Selective crystallisation of a chiral compound-forming system—Solvent screening, SLE determination and process design” by Henning Kaemmerer et al. [Fluid Phase Equilibr. 296 (2010) 192–205]. Fluid Phase Equilibria 307 (1), pp. 110 - 112 (2011)
  14. Journal Article
    Stein, M.: Comment on "A Nickel(II)-Based Radical-Ligand Complex as a Functional Model of Hydrogenase". Chemistry - A European Journal 17 (52), pp. 15046 - 15048 (2011)

Book Chapter (2)

  1. Book Chapter
    Stein, M.: Anisotropic Magnetic Spin Interactions of Transition Metal Complexes and Metalloenzymes from Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemistry. In: Transition Metals in Coordination Environments, pp. 35 - 64 (Eds. Broclawik, E.; Borowski , T.; Radoń , M.). Springer Nature Switzerland, Switzerland (2019)
  2. Book Chapter
    Petrenko, A.; Stein, M.: Environment Effects on Spin States, Properties and Dynamics from Multi-Level QM/MM Studies. In: Spin States in Biochemistry and Inorganic Chemistry: Influence on Structure and Reactivity, pp. 327 - 368 (Eds. Swart, M.; Costas, M.). Wiley-VCH, Chichester, West Sussex (2016)

Conference Paper (2)

  1. Conference Paper
    Kweyu, C. M.; Hess, M. W.; Feng, L.; Stein, M.; Benner, P.: Reduced Basis Method for Poisson-Boltzmann Equation. In: Proceedings of the VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering: Volume II, pp. 4187 - 4195 (Eds. Papadrakakis, M.; Papadopoulos, V.; Stefanou, G.; Plevris, V.). VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Crete Island, Greece, June 05, 2016 - June 10, 2016. National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Athens, Greece (2016)
  2. Conference Paper
    Buchholz, H. K.; Stein, M.; Lorenz, H.; Seidel-Morgenstern, A.: Evaluation of Two Thermodynamic Cycles for Solubility Determination. In: BIWIC 2014 - 21st International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization, pp. 166 - 170. BIWIC 2014 - 21st International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization, Rouen, France, September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014. (2014)

Meeting Abstract (3)

  1. Meeting Abstract
    Edler, E.; Yazdi, S.; Stein, M.: The Molecular Systems Biology Of Signaling And Metabolic Networks. In 3rd INTERNATIONAL BAU-DRUG DESIGN CONGRESS: Novel Methods and Emerging Targets in Drug Discovery & Patented Drug Development, p. 41 - 41. 3rd INTERNATIONAL BAU-DRUG DESIGN CONGRESS: Novel Methods and Emerging Targets in Drug Discovery & Patented Drug Development, Istanbul, Turkey, October 01, 2015 - October 03, 2015. (2015)
  2. Meeting Abstract
    Chambers , G. M.; Angamuthu, R.; Mitra , J.; Rauchfuss, T. B.; Stein, M.: Ni-Ru Dithiolates as Models for the Ni-L State in [NiFe]-Hydrogenase. In Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 19 (1 Supplement), p. 519 - 519. XVIth International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Grenoble, France, July 22, 2013 - July 26, 2013. Springer, Berlin (2014)
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