EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany


  • PhD 1990, University of Leipzig.
    Habilitation 1995, Humboldt University, Berlin.
    At EMBL since 1991. Head of Unit since 2001.
    Strategic Head of Bioinformatics at EMBL Heidelberg since 2011.
    Group leader in the Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit.
    ERC Advanced Investigator.


Total: 524 publication(s)


Bork P, Ouzounis C, Casari G, Schneider R, Sander C, Dolan M, Gilbert W, Gillevet PM. (1995)

Exploring the Mycoplasma capricolum genome: a minimal cell reveals its physiology

Mol. Microbiol. 16(5):955-967. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.1995.tb02321.x
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Sudol M, Bork P, Einbond A, Kastury K, Druck T, Negrini M, Huebner K, Lehman D. (1995)

Characterization of the mammalian YAP (Yes-associated protein) gene and its role in defining a novel protein module, the WW domain

J. Biol. Chem. 270(24):14733-14741. doi: 10.1074/jbc.270.24.14733
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Bork P, Margolis B. (1995)

A phosphotyrosine interaction domain

Cell 80(5):693-694. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(95)90347-x
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Bork P, Ouzounis C, McEntyre J. (1995)

Ready for a motif submission? A proposed checklist

Trends Biochem. Sci. 20(3):104. doi: 10.1016/s0968-0004(00)88974-4
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Bork P, Gellerich J, Groth H, Hooft R, Martin F. (1995)

Divergent evolution of a beta/alpha-barrel subclass: detection of numerous phosphate-binding sites by motif search

Protein Sci. 4(2):268-274. doi: 10.1002/pro.5560040213
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Bork P, Koonin EV. (1994)

A P-loop-like motif in a widespread ATP pyrophosphatase domain: implications for the evolution of sequence motifs and enzyme activity

Proteins 20(4):347-355. doi: 10.1002/prot.340200407
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Meitinger T, Meindl A, Bork P, Rost B, Sander C, Haasemann M, Murken J. (1993)

Molecular modelling of the Norrie disease protein predicts a cystine knot growth factor tertiary structure

Nat. Genet. 5(4):376-380. doi: 10.1038/ng1293-376
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Kolstø AB, Bork P, Kvaløy K, Lindback T, Grønstadt A, Kristensen T, Sander C. (1993)

Prokaryotic members of a new family of putative helicases with similarity to transcription activator SNF2

J. Mol. Biol. 230(2):684-688. doi: 10.1006/jmbi.1993.1185
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Bork P, Ouzounis C, Sander C, Scharf M, Schneider R, Sonnhammer E. (1992)

Comprehensive sequence analysis of the 182 predicted open reading frames of yeast chromosome III

Protein Sci. 1(12):1677-1690. doi: 10.1002/pro.5560011216
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Narahara A, Naterstad K, Kristensen T, Lopez R, Bork P, Kolstø AB. (1992)

Cloning of a gene from Bacillus cereus with homology to the mreB gene from Escherichia coli

Gene 122(1):181-185. doi: 10.1016/0378-1119(92)90047-s
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Bork P, Doolittle RF. (1992)

Proposed acquisition of an animal protein domain by bacteria

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 89(19):8990-8994. doi: 10.1073/pnas.89.19.8990
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Bork P, Sander C, Valencia A. (1992)

An ATPase domain common to prokaryotic cell cycle proteins, sugar kinases, actin, and hsp70 heat shock proteins

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 89(16):7290-7294. doi: 10.1073/pnas.89.16.7290
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Bork P. (1992)

The modular architecture of vertebrate collagens

FEBS Lett. 307(1):49-54. doi: 10.1016/0014-5793(92)80900-2
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Bork P, Ouzounis C, Sander C, Scharf M, Schneider R, Sonnhammer E. (1992)

What's in a genome?

Nature 358(6384) doi: 10.1038/358287a0
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Bork P, Sander C. (1992)

A large domain common to sperm receptors (Zp2 and Zp3) and TGF-beta type III receptor

FEBS Lett. 300(3):237-240. doi: 10.1016/0014-5793(92)80853-9
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Bork P, Sander C, Valencia A, Bukau B. (1992)

A module of the DnaJ heat shock proteins found in malaria parasites

Trends Biochem. Sci. 17(4) doi: 10.1016/0968-0004(92)90319-5
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Bork P, Rohde K. (1991)

More von Willebrand factor type A domains? Sequence similarities with malaria thrombospondin-related anonymous protein, dihydropyridine-sensitive calcium channel and inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor

Biochem. J. 279 ( Pt 3):908-910.
Europe PMC

Bork P, Preissner R. (1991)

On alpha-helices terminated by glycine. 2. Recognition by sequence patterns

Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 180(2):666-672. doi: 10.1016/s0006-291x(05)81117-9
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Preissner R, Bork P. (1991)

On alpha-helices terminated by glycine. 1. Identification of common structural features

Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 180(2):660-665. doi: 10.1016/s0006-291x(05)81116-7
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Bork P. (1991)

Shuffled domains in extracellular proteins

FEBS Lett. 286(1-2):47-54. doi: 10.1016/0014-5793(91)80937-x
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Bork P. (1991)

Complement components C1r/C1s, bone morphogenic protein 1 and Xenopus laevis developmentally regulated protein UVS.2 share common repeats

FEBS Lett. 282(1):9-12. doi: 10.1016/0014-5793(91)80433-4
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Bork P, Rohde K. (1990)

Sequence similarities between tryptophan synthase beta subunit and other pyridoxal-phosphate-dependent enzymes

Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 171(3):1319-1325. doi: 10.1016/0006-291x(90)90830-g
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Bork P, Grunwald C. (1990)

Recognition of different nucleotide-binding sites in primary structures using a property-pattern approach

Eur. J. Biochem. 191(2):347-358. doi: 10.1111/j.1432-1033.1990.tb19129.x
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Bork P. (1989)

Recognition of functional regions in primary structures using a set of property patterns

FEBS Lett. 257(1):191-195. doi: 10.1016/0014-5793(89)81818-6
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