Small non-coding RNAs in thermal stress response


  • Since 2013: Research fellow at the Institute of Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.


  • 2009-2012: PhD under supervision of Prof. Hans Zischler, Institute of Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
  • 2008: Diploma in Biology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
  • 2002-2008: Studies of Zoology, Anthropology and Biochemical Psychiatry, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

Most relevant publications by David Rosenkranz

Rosenkranz D (2016). piRNA cluster database: a web resource for piRNA producing loci. Nucleic Acids Res, 44, D223-D230

Sielaff M, Schmidt H, Struck TH, Rosenkranz D, Mark Welch DB, Hankeln T and Herlyn H (2016). Phylogeny of Syndermata (syn. Rotifera): Mitochondrial gene order verifies epizoic Seisonidea as sister to endoparasitic Acanthocephala within monophyletic Hemirotifera. Mol Phylogenet Evol, 96, 79-92

Gebert D and Rosenkranz D (2015). RNA-based regulation of transposon expression. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews RNA, 6, 687-708

Gebert D, Ketting RF, Zischler H and Rosenkranz D (2015). piRNAs from pig testis provide evidence for a conserved role of the Piwi pathway in post-transcriptional gene regulation in mammals. PLoS One,  10, e0124860

Rosenkranz D, Rudloff S, Bastuck K, Ketting RF and Zischler H (2015). Tupaia small RNAs provide insights into function and evolution of RNAi-based transposon defense in mammals. RNA, 21, 911-922

Roovers EF*, Rosenkranz D*, Mahdipour M*, Han CT, He N, Chuva de Sousa Lopes SM, van der Westerlaken LAJ, Zischler H, Butter F, Roelen BAJ and Ketting RF (2015). Piwi proteins and piRNAs in mammalian oocytes and early embryos. Cell Rep, 10, 2069-2082 *Co-first authorship

Kellner S, Neumann J, Rosenkranz D, Lebedeva S, Ketting RF, Zischler H, Schneider D and Helm M (2014). Profiling of RNA modifications by multiplexed stable isotope labelling. Chem Commun, 50, 3516-3518

Schumacher J, Rosenkranz D and Herlyn H (2013). Mating systems and protein-protein interactions determine evolutionary rates of primate sperm proteins. Proc Biol Sci, 281, 20132607

Rosenkranz D (2012). easyPAC: A Tool for fast Prediction, Testing and Reference Mapping of Degenerate PCR Primers from Alignments or Consensus Sequences. Evol Bioinform Online, 8, 151-159

Rosenkranz D and Zischler H (2012). proTRAC--a software for probabilistic piRNA cluster detection, visualization and analysis. BMC Bioinformatics, 13, 5


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