Serafim  Papadimitriou

Mohammad Rahnamaeian

Postdoctoral Research Associate

biography

Mohammad Rahnamaeian is a Postdoctoral Research Associate, Fraunhofer IME Bioresources Project Group. Since 2009–2011 he was Assistant Professor and Official Academic Staff for Teaching and Research, Department of Plant Biotechnology, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran.  

 

Area of Interest

Insect Innate Immunity; Antimicrobial peptides; Plant immunity; Host-pathogen Interactions


top publication

Al Souhail Q, Hiromasa Y, Rahnamaeian M, Giraldo MC, Takahashi D, Valent B, Vilcinskas A, Kanost MR (2016) Characterization and regulation of expression of an antifungal peptide from hemolymph of an insect, Manduca sexta. Developmental & Comparative Immunology, in press , 1–11. 
Moghaddam MR, Tonk M, Schreiber C, Salzig D, Czermak P, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2016) The potential of the Galleria mellonella innate immune system is maximized by the co-presentation of diverse antimicrobial peptides. Biological Chemistry, epub ahead of print 
Rahnamaeian M, CytryÅ„ska M, Zdybicka-Barabas A, Vilcinskas A (2016) The functional interaction between abaecin and pore-forming peptides indicates a general mechanism of antibacterial potentiation. Peptides, 78 , 17–23. 
Bolouri Moghaddam MR, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2015) Cooperative interaction of antimicrobial peptides with the interrelated immune pathways in plants. Molecular Plant Pathology
Rahnamaeian M, CytryÅ„ska M, Zdybicka-Barabas A, Dobslaff K, Wiesner J, Twyman RM, Züchner T, Sadd BM, Regoes RR, Schmidt-Hempel P, Vilcinskas A (2015) Insect antimicrobial peptides show potentiating functional interactions against Gram-negative bacteria. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282 (1806) , 1–10. 
Rahnamaeian M, Vilcinskas A (2015) Short antimicrobial peptides as cosmetic ingredients to deter dermatological pathogens. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Tonk M, Cabezas-Cruz A, Valdés JJ, Rego ROM, Grubhoffer L, Estrada-Peña A, Vilcinskas A, Kotsyfakis M, Rahnamaeian M (2015) Ixodes ricinus defensins attack distantly-related pathogens. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 53 (2) , 358–365. 
Dehghan S, Sadeghi M, Pöppel A, Fischer R, Lakes-Harlan R, Kavousi HR, Vilcinskas A, Rahnamaeian M (2014) Differential inductions of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase and chalcone synthase during wounding, salicylic acid treatment, and salinity stress in safflower, Carthamus tinctorius Bioscience Reports, 34 (3) , 273–282. 
Tonk M, Cabezas-Cruz A, Valdés JJ, Rego R, Chrudimská T, Strnad M., Šíma R, Bell-Sakyi L, Franta Z, Vilcinskas A, Grubhoffer L, Rahnamaeian M (2014) Defensins from the tick Ixodes scapularis are effective against phytopathogenic fungi and the human bacterial pathogen Listeria grayi Parasites & Vectors, 7:554 , 1–8. 
Sadeghi M, Dehghan S, Fischer R, Wenzel U, Vilcinskas A, Reza Kavousi H, Rahnamaeian M (2013) Isolation and characterization of isochorismate synthase and cinnamate 4-hydroxylase during salinity stress, wounding and salicylic acid treatment in Carthamus tinctorius Plant Signaling & Behavior, 8 (11) e27335 
Rahnamaeian M, Vilcinskas A (2012) Defense gene expression is potentiated in transgenic barley expressing antifungal peptide metchnikowin throughout powdery mildew challenge. Journal of Plant Research, 125 (1) , 115–124. 
Khastkhodaei S, Sharifi G, Salahi R, Rahnamaeian M, Moattar F (2011) Clinical efficacy of Stragol™ herbal heart drop in ischemic heart failure of stable chest angina European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 3 (3) , e201-e207. 
Rahnamaeian M (2011) Antimicrobial peptides: modes of mechanism, modulation of defense responses. Plant Signaling & Behavior 6(9), , 1325-1332. 
Rahnamaeian M, Langen G, Imani J, Khalifa W, Altincicek B, von Wettstein D, Kogel KH, Vilcinskas A (2009) Insect peptide metchnikowin confers on barley a selective capacity for resistance to ascomycetes fungal pathogens. Journal of Experimental Botany 60(14), , 4105-4114. 
Rahnamaeian M, Nematzadeh Gh A, Kazemitabar SK (2007) Investigation of fragrance locus in some aromatic rice cultivars Seed and Plant Improvement Journal, 22 (4) , 443-445.