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Roland Malli

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Burgstaller S, Bischof H, Gensch T, Stryeck S, Gottschalk B, Ramadani-Muja J, Eroglu E, Rost R, Balfanz S, Baumann A, Waldeck-Weiermair M, Hay J, Madl T, Graier WF & Malli R. pH-Lemon, a fluorescent protein-based pH reporter for acidic compartments. ACS Sensors (in press) 2019 (doi: 10.1021/acssensors.8b0159) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Klec C, Madreiter-Sokolowski CT, Stryeck S, Sachdev V, Duta-Mare M, Gottschalk B, Depaoli MR, Rost R, Hay J, Waldeck-Weiermair M, Kratky D, Madl T, Malli R & Graier WF. Glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta controls presenilin-1-mediated endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ leak directed to mitochondria in pancreatic islets and ?-cells. Cell Physiol Biochem 52: 57-75, 2019 (doi: 10.33594/000000005) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Madreiter-Sokolowski, CT; Waldeck-Weiermair, M; Bourguignon, MP; Villeneuve, N; Gottschalk, B; Klec, C; Stryeck, S; Radulovic, S; Parichatikanond, W; Frank, S; Madl, T; Malli, R; Graier, WF Enhanced inter-compartmental Ca2+ flux modulates mitochondrial metabolism and apoptotic threshold during aging. Redox Biol. 2019; 20:458-466 (doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2018.11.003) [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Deak AT, Gottschalk B, Eroglu E, Rost R, Waldeck-Weiermair M, Graier WF & Malli R. High-Resolution Imaging of STIM/Orai Subcellular Localization Using Array Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1843:175-187, 2018 (doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8704-7_15) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Depaoli M., Hay J., Graier WF & Malli M. The Enigmatic ATP Supply of the Endoplasmic Reticulum. Biological Reviews in press, 2018 (doi: 10.1111/brv.12469) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Depaoli MR, Karsten F, Bischof H, Eroglu E, Madreiter-Sokolowski CT, Klec C, Gottschalk B, Waldeck-Weiermair M, Simmen T, Graier WF & Malli R. Real-time imaging of mitochondrial ATP dynamics discloses the metabolic setting of single cells. Cell Reports in press, 2018 (doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.027) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Eroglu E, Bischof H, Charoensin S, Waldeck-Weiermaier M, Graier WF, Malli R. Real-Time Imaging of Nitric Oxide Signals in Individual Cells Using geNOps. Methods Mol Biol. 1747:23-34, 2018. (doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7695-9_3) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Corina T. Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.T., Sokolowski, A.A., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Targeting mitochondria to counteract age-related cellular dysfunction. Genes [Epub ahead of print], 2018 (doi: 10.3390/genes9030165 ) [Fulltext] [PubMed] (Review)

Gottschalk, B., Christinae Klec, C., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Intracellular Ca2+ release decelerates mitochondrial cristae dynamics within the junctions to the endoplasmic reticulum. Pflügers Arch - Eur J Physiol 470: 1193-1203, 2018 (doi: 10.1007/s00424-018-2133-0) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Eroglu, E., Charoensin, S., Bischof, H., Ramadani, J., Gottschalk, B., Depaoli, M.R., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Genetic Biosensors for Imaging Nitric Oxide in Single Cells. Free Radical Biology and Medicine [Epub ahead of print], 2018 (doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2018.01.027) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Opelt, M., Wolkart, G., Eroglu, E., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R., Graier, W.F., Kollau, A., Fassett, J.T., Schrammel, A., Mayer, B. & Gorren, A.C.F. Sustained Formation of Nitroglycerin-Derived Nitric Oxide by Aldehyde Dehydrogenase-2 in Vascular Smooth Muscle Without Added Reductants. Implications for the Development of Nitrate Tolerance. Molec. Pharmacol. 93: 335-343, 2018 (doi: 10.1124/mol.117.110783 ) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Bernhart, E., Kogelnik, N., Pratsch, J., Gottschalk, B., Göritzer, M., Deapoli, M.R., Reicher, H., Nusshold, C., Plastira, I., Hammer, A., Fauler, G. Malli, R., Graier, W.F., Malle, E., & Staller, W. Chlorohexadecanoic acid induces ER stress and mitochondrial dysfunction in brain microvascular endothelial cells. Redox Biology Redox Biology 15: 441-451, 2018 (doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2018.01.003) [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Helmut Bischof, H., Rehberg, M., Stryeck, S., Artinger, K., Eroglu, E., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Gottschalk. B., Rost, R., Deak, A.T., Niedrist, T., Vujic, N., Lindermuth, H., Prassl, P., Pelzmann, B., Groschner, K., Kratky, D., Eller, K., Rosenkranz, A.R., Madl, T., Plesnila, N., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Novel genetically encoded fluorescent probes enable real-time detection of potassium in vitro and in vivo. Nat. Commun. 8:1422, 2017 (doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01615-z) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. The Role of Mitochondria in the Activation/Maintenance of SOCE: The Contribution of Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uptake, Mitochondrial Motility, and Location to Store-Operated Ca2+ Entry. Adv Exp Med Biol. 993: 297-319, 2017 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-57732-6_16 ) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Eroglu, E., Hallströmb, S., Bischof, H., Opelt, M., Schmidt, K., Mayer, B., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Real-time visualization of nitric oxide synthase activity in single cells. Nitric Oxide (in press), 2017(doi: 10.1016/j.niox.2017.09.001) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.T., Györffy, B., Klec, C., Sokolowski, A.A., Rost, R., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. UCP2 and PRMT1 are key prognostic markers for lung carcinoma patients. Oncotarget 8: 80278-80285, 2017 (doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.20571) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Mitochondrial Calcium: a crucial hub for cancer cell metabolism? Trans Cancer Res. 6 (Suppl.7): S1124-S1127, 2017 (doi: 10.21037/tcr.2017.08.28) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Eroglu, E., Rost, R., Bischof, H., Blass, S., Schreilechner, A., Gottschalk, B., Deapoli, M.R., Klec, C., Charosin, S., Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.M., Waldeck-Weiermair, Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Application of Genetically Encoded Fluorescent Nitric Oxide (NO•) Probes, the geNOps, for real-time imaging of NO• signals in single cells. JoVE 121, 2017 (doi: 10.3791/55486) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Suphachai Charoensin, S., Emrah Eroglu, E., Opelt, M., Bischof, H., Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.T., Kirsch, A., Depaoli, M.R., Frank, S., Schrammel, A., Mayer, B., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Intact mitochondrial Ca2+ uniport is essential for agonist-induced activation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS). Free Radical Biol Med 10: 248-259, 2017 (doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2016.11.049) [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Opelt, M., Eroglu, E., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Russwurm, M., Koesling, D., Malli, R., Graier, W.F., Fassett, J.T., Schrammel, A. & Mayer, M. Formation of nitric oxide by aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 is necessary and sufficient for vascular bioactivation of nitroglycerin. J- Biol. Chem. 291: 24076-24084, 2016 (doi:10.1074/jbc.M116.75207) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.T., Klec, C., Parichatikanond, W., , Stryeck, S., Gottschalk, B., Pulido, S., Rost, R., Eroglu, E., Hofmann, N.A., Bondarenko, A.I., Madl, T., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. PRMT1-mediated methylation of MICU1 determines the UCP2/3-dependency of mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake in immortalized cells. Nat. Commun. 7:12897, 2016 (doi:10.1038/ncomms12897) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.T., Gottschalk, B., Parichatikanond, W., Eroglu, E., Klec, C., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Resveratrol specifically kills cancer cells by a devastating increase in the Ca2+ coupling between the greatly tethered endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria. Cell. Physiol. Biochem. 39: 1404-1420, 2016 (doi:10.1159/000447844) [Fulltext] [PubMed] 39: 1404-1420, 2016 (doi:10.1159/000447844)

Malli, R., Eroglu, E., Waldeck-Weiermair, M. & Graier, W.F. Filling a GAP—An Optimized Probe for ER Ca2+ Imaging In Vivo (Preview). Cell Chemical Biology 23: 641-643, 2016 (doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2016.06.003) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Eroglu, E., Gottschalk, B., Charoensin, S., Blass, S., Bischof, H., Rost, R., Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.T., Pelzmann, B., Bernhart, E., Sattler, W., Hallström, S., Malinski, T., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Development of novel FP-based probes for live-cell imaging of nitric oxide dynamics. Nat. Commun. 7: 10623, 2016 (doi:10.1038/ncomms10623) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

See also: Research Highlights in Nature Methods 13: 288, 2016 [Link]

Klionsky, D.J. et al. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd edition). Autophagy. 12: 1-222, 2016 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]


Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R., Parichatikanond, W., Gottschalk, B., Madreiter-Sokolowski, C.T., Klec, C., Rost, R. & Graier W.F. Rearrangement of MICU1 multimers for activation of MCU is solely controlled by cytosolic Ca2+. Sci. Rep. 5, 15602, 2015 (doi: 10.1038/srep15602) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Bondarenko, A.I., Parichatikanond, W., Madreiter, C.T., Rost, R., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F.. UCP2 modulates single channel properties of a MCU-dependent Ca2+ inward current in mitochondria. Pflügers Arch. – Eur. J. Physiol. 467: 2509-25018, 2015 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Bischof, H., Blass, S., Deak, A., Klec, C., Graier, T., Roller, C., Rost, R., Eroglu, E., Gottschalk, B., Hofmann, N., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Generation of red-shifted cameleons for imaging Ca2+ dynamics of the endoplasmic reticulum. Biosensors Biosensors 15: 13052-13068, 2015 (doi:10.3390/s150613052) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Deak, A.T., Jean-Quartier, C., Bondarenko, A.I., Groschner, L.N., Malli, R., Graier, W.F. & Waldeck-Weiermair, M. Assessment of mitochondrial Ca²? uptake.1264: 421-439, 2015 (doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2257-4_35) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]


Kozina, A., Opresnik, S., Wong, M.S.K., Hallström, S., Graier, W.F., Malli, R., Schröder, K., Schmidt, K. & Frank, S. Oleoyl-lysophosphatidylcholine limits endothelial nitric oxide bioavailability by induction of reactive oxygen species. PLOSone 9: e113443, 2014 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113443) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Hofmann, N.A., Barth, S., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Klec, C., Strunk, D., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. TRPV1 mediates cellular uptake of anandamide and thus promotes endothelial cell proliferation and network-formation. Biology Open 3: 1164–1172, 2014 (doi:10.1242/bio.20149571) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Rossmann, C., Windpassinger, C., Jud, D., Kovacevic, A., Schweighofer, N., Malli, R., Schuligoi, R., Prokesch, A., Kluve-Beckermann, Graier, W.F., Koyani, C.N., Kratky, D., Sattler, W. & Malle, E. Rat serum amyloid A4 (SAA4): Identification of a novel member of the SAA superfamily. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (in press) 2014 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Deak, A.T., Jean-Quartier, C., Bondarenko, A.I., Groschner, L.N., Malli, R., Graier, W.F. & Waldeck-Weiermair, M. Assessment of mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake. In: Mitochondrial Medicine: Methods and Protocols; Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press/Springer Group (USA) (in press) 2014 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Kennedy, B.E., Madreiter, C.T., Vishnu, N., Malli, R.,Graier, W.F. & Karten, B. Adaptations of Energy Metabolism Associated with Increased Levels of Mitochondrial Cholesterol in Niemann-Pick Type C1-deficient Cells. J. Biol. Chem. 289: 16278-16289, 2014 (doi:10.1074/jbc.M114.559914 ) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Andras T Deak, A.T., Blass, S., Khan, M.J., Groschner, L.N., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Hallström, S., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Inositol-1,4,5-trisphosphate (IP3)-mediated STIM1 oligomerization requires intact mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake. J. Cell. Sci. 127: 2944-2955, 2014 (doi: 10.1242/?jcs.149807)[Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Vishnu, N., Khan, M.J., Karsten, F., Groschner, L.N., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Rost, R., Hallström, S., Imamura, H., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. ATP Increases within the Lumen of the Endoplasmic Reticulum Upon Intracellular Ca2+-Release. Mol. Biol. Cell. 25: 368-379, 2014 (doi: 10.1091/mbc.E13-07-0433) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Bondarenko, A.I., Jean-Quartier, C., Parichatikanond, W., Alam, M.R., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R., & Graier, W.F. Mitochondrial Ca2+ uniporter (MCU) -dependent and -independent Ca2+ channels coexist in the inner mitochondrial membrane. Pflügers Arch. – Eur. J. Physiol. 466: 1411-1420, 2014 [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Deak, A.T., Groschner, L.N., Alam, M.R., Jean-Quartier, C., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Molecularly distinct routes of mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake are activated depending on the activity of the sarco/endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ ATPase (SERCA). J. Biol. Chem. 288: 15367-15379, 2013 (doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.462259) [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Bondarenko, A.i., Drachuk, K., Panasiuk, O., Sagach, V., Deak, A., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. N-arachidonoyl glycine suppresses Na+/Ca2+ exchanger-mediated Ca2+ entry into endothelial cells and activates BKCa channels independently of G-protein coupled receptors. Br. J. Pharmacol. 169: 933-948, 2013 (doi: 10.1111/bph.12180) [Fulltext] [PudMed]

Bondarenko, A.I., Jean-Quartier, C., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Characterization of distinct single channel properties of Ca2+ inward currents in mitochondria. Pflügers Arch. – Eur. J. Physiol. 465: 997-1010, 2013 (doi: 10.1007/s00424-013-1224-1) [Fulltext] [PudMed]

Deak, A.T., Groschner, L.N., Alam, M.R., Seles, E., Bondarenko, A.I., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. The endocannabinoid N-arachidonoyl glycine (NAGly) inhibits store-operated Ca2+ entry by preventing STIM1/Orai1 interaction. J. Cell. Sci.126: 879-888, 2013 (doi: 10.1242/jcs.118075) [Fulltext] [PudMed]


Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Alam, M.R., Khan, M.J., Deak, A., Vishnu, N., Karsten, F., Imamura, H., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Spatiotemporal correlations between cytosolic and mitochondrial Ca2+ signals using a novel red-shifted mitochondrial targeted cameleon. PLOSone 7(9): e45917, 2012 [Fulltext] [PudMed]

Alam, M.R. Groschner, L.N., Parichatikanond, W., Kuo, L., Bondarenko,A.I., Rost, R., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake 1 (MICU1) and mitochondrial Ca2+ uniporter (MCU) contribute to metabolism-secretion coupling in clonal pancreatic ß-cells. J. Biol. Chem. 287: 34445-34454, 2012 [Fulltext] [PudMed]

Brkic, L., Riederer, M., Graier, W.F., Malli, R. & Frank, S. Acyl chain-dependent effect of lysophosphatidylcholine on Ca2+-dependent expression of cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 in endothelial cells. Atherosclerosis 224: 348-354, 2012 [Fulltext] [PudMed]

Willer, E.A., Malli, R., Bondarenko, A.I., Zahler, S., Vollmar, A.M., Graier, W.F. & Fürst, R. The vascular barrier-protecting hawthorn extract WS® 1442 raises endothelial calcium levels by inhibition of SERCA and activation of the IP3 pathway. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 53: 597-577, 2012 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Brkic, L., Riederer, M., Graier, W.F., Malli, R. & Frank, S. Acyl chain-dependent effect of lysophosphatidylcholine on Ca2+-dependent expression of cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 in endothelial cells. Atherosclerosis 2012 (in press) [Fulltext] [PudMed]

Khan, M.J., Alam, M.R., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Karsten, F., Groschner, L., Riederer, M., Hallstroem, S., Rockenfeller, P., Konya, V., Heinemann, A., Madeo, F., Graier, W.F., & Malli, R.. Inhibition of autophagy rescues palmitic acid induced necroptosis of endothelial cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry 287: 21110-21120, 2012 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Crnkovic, S., Riederer, M., Lechleitner, M., Hallström, S., Malli, R., Graier, W.F., Jörg Lindenmann, J., Popper, H., Olschewski, H., Olschewski, A. & Frank, S. Docosahexaenoic acid-induced unfolded protein response, cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in vascular smooth muscle cells are triggered by Ca2+-dependent induction of oxidative stress. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 52: 1786-1795, 2012 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Groschner, L.N., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Endothelial mitochondria – less respiration, more integration. Pflügers Arch. – Eur. J. Physiol. 646: 63-76, 2012 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Aflaki, E., Doddapattar, P., Radovic, B., Vuji?, N., Wegscheider, M., Povoden, S., Koefeler, H., Graier, W.F., Malli, R., Kolb, D., Madeo, F., & Kratky, D. C16 ceramide is crucial for apoptosis in adipose triglyceride lipase-deficient macrophages. Cell Death and Disease 3: e280, 2012 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Jean-Quartier, J., Bondarenko, A.I., Alam, M.R., Trenker, M., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R., & Graier, W.F. Studying mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake - a revisit. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 353: 114-127, 2012 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. The contribution of distinct mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake mechanisms, mitochondrial motility and location to store-operated Ca2+ entry. In: Store-operated Ca2+ entry (SOCE) pathways. Eds. Klaus Groschner, Wolfgang F. Graier & Christoph Romanin by Springer, Chapter 15, pg. 211-230, 2012 [Link]


Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Jean-Quartier, C., Rost, R., Khan, M.J., Vishnu, N., Bondarenko, A.I., Imamura, H., Malli, R.& Graier, W.F. The leucine zipper EF hand-containing transmembrane protein 1 (LETM1) and uncoupling proteins- 2 and 3 (UCP2/3) contribute to two distinct mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake pathways. J. Biol. Chem. 286: 28444-28455, 2011 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Bondarenko, A.I., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. The GPR55 agonist lysophosphatidylinositol directly activates intermediate conductance Ca2+ activated K+ channels. Pflügers Arch. - Eur. J. Physiol. 462: 245–255, 2011 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Bondarenko, A.I., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. The GPR55 agonist lysophosphatidylinositol acts as an intracellular messenger and bidirectionally modulates Ca2+-activated large-conductance K+ channels in endothelial cells. Pflügers Arch. - Eur. J. Physiol. 461: 177-189, 2011 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Aflaki, E., Radovic, B., Chandak, P.G., Kolb, D., Eisenberg, T., Ring, J., Fertschai, I., Uellen, A., Wolinski, H., Kohlwein, S.D., Zechner, R., Levak-Frank, S., Sattler, W., Graier, W.F., Malli, R., Madeo, F. & Kratky D. Triacylglycerol accumulation activates the mitochondrial apoptosis pathway in macrophages. J.Biol. Chem. 286: 7418-7428, 2011 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]


Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Duan, X., Naghdi, S., Khan, M.J., Trenker, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Uncoupling protein 3 adjusts mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake to high and low Ca2+ signals. Cell Calcium 48: 288-301, 2010 [free Fulltext] [Pubmed] doi:10.1016/j.ceca.2010.10.004

Riederer , M., Ojala; P.J., Hrzenjak, A., Graier, W.F., Malli, R., Tritscher, M., Hermansson, M., Watzer, B., Schweer, H., Desoye, G., Heinemann, A. & Frank, S. Acyl chain-dependent effect of lysophosphatidylcholine on endothelial prostacyclin production. J. Lipid. Res. 51: 2957-2966, 2010 [Fulltext] [Pubmed]

Naghdi, S., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Fertschai, I., Poteser, M., Graier, W.F. & Malli, R. Mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake and not mitochondrial motility is required for STIM1/Orai1-dependent store-operated Ca2+ entry. J. Cell Sci. 123: 2553-2564, 2010 [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Malli, R., Naghdi, S.,Trenker, M., Kahn, M.J. & Graier, W.F. The contribution of UCP2 and UCP3 to mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake is differentially determined by the source of supplied Ca2+. Cell Calcium 47: 433-440, 2010 (doi:10.1016/j.ceca.2010.03.004) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Bondarenko, A., Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Naghdi, S., Poteser, M., Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. G-protein coupled receptor 55-dependent and -independent ion signaling in response to lysophosphatidylinositol in endothelial cells. Br. J. Pharmacol. 161: 308-320, 2010 [free Fulltext] [PubMed] -> download PDF

Bentley, M., Nycz, D., Joglekar, A., Fertschai, I., Malli, R., Graier, W.F. & Hay, J.C. Vesicular calcium regulates coat retention, fusogenicity and size of pre-golgi intermediates. Molecular Biology of the Cell 21: 1033-1046, 2010 [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Malli, R. & Graier, W.F. Mitochondrial Ca2+ Channels: Great Unknowns with Important Functions. FEBS Lett. 584: 1942-1947, 2010 [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Bernhart, E., Kollroser, M., Rechberger, G., Reicher, H., Heinemann, A., Schratl, P., Hallstroem, S., Wintersperger, A., Nusshold, C.. DeVane T., Zorn-Pauly, K., Malli, R., Graier, W., Malle, E., and Sattler, W. Lysophosphatidic acid receptor activation affects the C13NJ microglia cell line proteome leading to alterations in glycolysis, motility, and cytoskeletal architecture. Proteomics 10: 141-158, 2010 [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Graier, W.F., Malli, R. and Kostner, G.M. Mitochondrial protein phosphorylation: Instigator or target of lipotoxicity? Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 20: 186-193, 2009 (Review) [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Trenker, M., Fertschai, I., Malli, R. and Graier, W.F. UCP2/3 – Likely to be fundamental for mitochondrial Ca2+ uniport. Nat. Cell. Biol. 10: 1237-1240, 2008 (Correspondence; doi:10.1038/ncb1108-1237) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Malli, R., Shamim Naghdi, S., Romanin, C. and Graier, W.F. Cytosolic Ca2+ prevents the subplasmalemmal clustering of STIM1: an intrinsic mechanism to avoid Ca2+ overload. J. Cell. Sci. 121: 3133-3139, 2008 (doi:10.1242/jcs.034496) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Jousset, H., Malli, R., Girardin, N.C., Graier, W.F., Demaurex, N. and M. Frieden, M. Evidence for a receptor-activated Ca2+ entry pathway independent from Ca2+ store depletion in endothelial cells. Cell Calcium 43: 83-94, 2008 [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Graier, W.F., Trenker, M. and Malli, R. Mitochondrial Ca2+, the secret behind the function of uncoupling proteins 2 and 3? Cell Calcium 44: 36-50, 2008 (doi: 10.1016/j.ceca.2008.01.001; Review) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Waldeck-Weiermair, M., Zoratti, C., Osibow, K., Balenga, N., Goessnitzer, E., Waldhoer, M., Malli, R. and Graier, W.F. Integrin-clustering enables endocannabinoid-induced Ca2+ signaling in endothelial cells via GPR55 by protection against CB1-receptor triggered repression. J. Cell. Sci. 121: 1704-1717, 2008 (doi: 10.1242/jcs.020958) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Schweiger, M., Schoiswohl, G., Lass, A., Radner, F.P.W., Haemmerle, G., Malli, R., Graier, W.F., Cornaciu, I., Oberer, M., Salvayre, R., Fischer, J., Zechner, R. and Zimmermann, R. The C-terminal region of human adipose triglyceride lipase affects enzyme activity and lipid droplet binding. J. Biol. Chem. 283: 17211-17220, 2008 (doi:10.1074/jbc.M710566200)[Fulltext] [PubMed]


Malli, R., Frieden, M., Hunkova, M., Trenker, M. and Graier, W.F.Ca2+ refilling of the endoplasmic reticulum is largely preserved albeit reduced Ca2+ entry in endothelial cells. Cell Calcium 41: 63-76, 2007 [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Trenker, M., Malli, R., Fertschai, I., Levak-Frank, S., and Graier, W.F. Uncoupling-proteins 2 and 3 are elementary for mitochondrial Ca2+ uniport. Nat. Cell. Biol. 9: 445-452, 2007, doi:10.1038/ncb1556 [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Graier, W.F., Frieden, M. and Malli, R. Mitochondria and Ca2+ signaling: old guests, new functions. Pflügers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology 455: 375-396, 2007 (Review) [Fulltext] [PubMed]

Wiesenberger, G., Steinleitner, K., Malli, R., Graier, W.F., Schweyen, R.J. and Stadler, J.A. Mg2+ deprivation elicits rapid Ca2+ uptake and activates Ca2+/calcineurin signaling in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Eucarytotic Cell 6: 592-599, 2007, doi:10.1128/EC.00382-06 [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Osibow, K., Frank, S., Malli, R., Zechner, R. and Graier, W.F. Mitochondria maintain maturation and secretion of lipoprotein lipase in the endoplasmic reticulum. Biochem. J. 396: 173-182, 2006

Osibow, K., Malli, R., Kostner, G.M. and Graier, W.F. A new type of non-Ca2+ -buffering apo(a)-based fluorescent indicator for intraluminal Ca2+ in the endoplasmic reticulum. J. Biol. Chem. 281: 5017-5025, 2006


Malli, R, Frieden,  M., Trenker, M. and Graier, W.F. The role of mitochondria for Ca2+ refilling of the ER. J. Biol. Chem. 280: 12114-12122, 2005

Knot, H.J., Laher, I., Sobie, E.A., Guatimosim, S., Gomez-Viquez, L., Hartmann, H., Song, L.-S., Lederer, W.J.,Graier, W.F., Malli, R., Frieden, M., and Petersen, O.H. Twenty years of calcium imaging: cell physiology to dye for. Molec. Interventions  5: 112-127, 2005 (Review) [Fulltext] [PubMed]


Paltauf-Doburzynska, J., Malli, R. and Graier, W.F. Hyperglycemic conditions affect shape and Ca2+ homeostasis of mitochondria in endothelial cells. J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. 44: 424-437, 2004.

Windpassinger, C., Auer-Grumbach, M., Irobi, J., Patel, H., Petek, E., Horl, G., Malli, R., Reed, J.A., Dierick, I., Verpoorten, N., Warner, T.T., Proukakis, C., Van den Bergh, P., Verellen, C., Van Maldergem, L., Merlini, L., De Jonghe, P., Timmerman, V., Crosby, A.H., Wagner, K. Heterozygous missense mutations in BSCL2 are associated with distal hereditary motor neuropathy and Silver syndrome. Nat. Genet. 36: 271-276, 2004


Malli, R., Frieden, M., K. Osibow, K. and W.F. Graier, W.F. Mitochondria efficiently buffer subplasmalemmal Ca2+ elevation during agonist stimulation. J. Biol. Chem. 278: 10807-10815, 2003

Zoratti, C., Kipmen-Korgun,  D., Osibow, K., Malli, R. and Graier, W.F. Anandamide initiates Ca2+ signaling via CB2-receptor linked to phospholipase C in calf pulmonary endothelial cells. Br. J. Pharmacol. 140: 1351-1362, 2003

Malli, R., Frieden, M., Osibow, K., Mayer, M., Demaurex, N. and Graier, W.F. Sustained Ca2+ transfer across mitochondria is essential for mitochondrial Ca2+ buffering, store-operated Ca2+ entry, and Ca2+ store refilling. J. Biol. Chem. 278: 44769-44779, 2003


Bochkov, V.N., Mechtcheriakova, D., Lucerna, M., Huber, J., Malli, R., Graier, W.F., Binder, B.R and Leitinger, N. Oxidized 1-palmitoyl-2-arachidonolyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine (OxPAPC) stimulates expression of tissue factor in human endothelial cells through activation of erk/erg-1 and Ca2+/NFAT. Blood 99: 199-206, 2002

Esenabhalu, V.E., Cerimagic, M., Malli, R., Osibow, K., Levak-Frank, S., Frieden, M., Sattler, W., Kostner, G.M. Zechner, R. and Graier, W.F. Tissue specific expression of human lipoprotein lipase in the vacular system affects vascular reactivity in transgenic mice. Br. J. Pharmacol. 135: 143-154, 2002

Thyagarajan, B., Malli, R., Schmidt, K., Graier, W.F. and Groschner, K. Evidence for a pivotal role of mitochondria in regulation of capacitive Ca2+entry by nitric oxide. Br. J. Pharmacol. 137: 821-830, 2002

Spitaler, M., Hammer, A., Malli, R. and Graier, W.F. Functional analysis of histamine receptor subtypes involved in endothelial-mediated relaxation of the human uterine artery. Clin. Exp. Pharmacol. Physiol. 29: 211-216, 2002

Gossnitzer, E., Malli, R., Schuster, S., Favre, B. and Ryder, N.S. Novel high energy intermediate analogues with triazasterol-related structures as inhibitors of ergosterol biosynthesis. Part I: synthesis and antifungal activity of N-alkyl-N'-(phenethyl- and cyclohexenylethyl)guanidines and N2-substituted 2-imidazolinamines. Arch. Pharm (Weinheim) 335: 535-546, 2002


Technical Notes:

Graier, W.F. and Malli, R. Novel live-cell dual excitation/dual emission imaging system for the simultaneous visualization of cytosolic Ca2+ signaltransduction processes and mitochondrial dynamics. International Labmate August 70-71, 2007 [PDF]


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