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Wagner EM, Fischel K, Rammer N, Beer C, Palmetzhofer AL, Conrady B, Roch FF, Buck T, Wagner M, Rychli K. (2021) Bacteria of eleven different species isolated from biofilms in a meat processing environment have diverse biofilm forming abilities. IJFM 2021; 349:109232. Link to the paper

Wagner EM, Thalguter S, Wagner M, Rychli K. (2021) The presence of microbial contamination and biofilms at a beer can filling production line. J Food Prot. 2021 Jan 7. DOI: 10.4315/JFP-20-368. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33411903.


Zimmerleiter R, Leiss-Holzinger E, Wagner EM, Rychli K, Wagner M,  Brandstetter M (2020). Inline biofilm monitoring based on near-infrared spectroscopy with ultracompact spectrometer technology. NIR news 2020, Vol. 31(7–8) 9–13. DOI: 10.1177/0960336020978716

Rychli K, Wagner E, Guinane CM, Daly K, Hill C and Cotter PD (2020). Generation of nonpolar deletion mutants in Listeria monocytogenes using the "SOEing" method.Listeria monocytogenes: Methods in Mol. Biol 2021;2220:165-175. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0982-8_13.

Wagner EM, Pracser N, Thalguter S, Fischel K, Rammer N, Pospíšilová L, Alispahic, M, Wagner M, Rychli K. (2020): Identification of biofilm hotspots in a meat processing environment: Detection of spoilage bacteria in multi-species biofilms. Int J Food Microbiol. 2020; 328:108668.

Wagner E, Zaiser A, Leitner R, Quijada NM, Pracser N, Pietzka A, Ruppitsch W, Schmitz-Esser S, Wagner M, Rychli K (2020) Virulence characterization and comparative genomics of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 155 strains. BMC Genomics 21,847 (2020)


Harter E, Lassnig C, Wagner EM, Zaiser A, Wagner M, Rychli K. (2019) The novel internalins InlP1 and InlP4 and the internalin-like protein InlP3 enhance the pathogenicity of Listeria monocytogenes. Front. Microbiol. 2019; 10:1644


Schabauer A, Pinior B, Gruber CM, Firth CL, Käsbohrer A, Wagner M, Rychli K, Obritzhauser W. (2018) The relationship between clinical signs and microbiological species, spa type, and antimicrobial resistance in bovine mastitis cases in Austria. Vet. Microbiol. 2018; 227:52-60

Schabauer A, Rychli K, Lung B, Hofrichter J, Wagner M, Schoder G. (2018) Veterinary Health Service in Upper Austria: Dairy farms and bovine quarter milk sample analysis from 2011 to 2014 – an overview. Berl Münch Tierärztl Wochenschr DOI 10.2376/0005-9366-18046

Rychli K, Stessl B, Szakmary-Brändle K, Strauß A, Wagner M, Schoder D. (2018) Listeria monocytogenes isolated from illegally imported food products into the european union harbor different virulence factor variants. Genes (Basel). 2018 Aug 23;9(9). pii: E428. DOI: 10.3390/genes9090428.

Schabauer A, Zutz C, Lung B, Wagner M, Rychli K. (2018) Gentisaldehyde and its derivative 2,3-dihydroxybenzaldehyde show antimicrobial activities against bovine mastitis Staphylococcus aureus.

Front Vet Sci, July 2018.

Wagner M, Skandamis P, Allerberger F, Schoder D, Lassnig C, Müller M, Rychli K. (2018) The impact of shelf life on exposure as revealed from quality control data associated with the quargel outbreak. Int J Food Microbiol. 2018; 279:64-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2018.04.031.


Zutz C, Wagener K, Yankova D, Eder S, Möstl E, Drillich M, Rychli K, Wagner M, Strauss J. (2017) A robust high-throughput fungal biosensor assay for the detection of estrogen activity. Steroids 2017 Oct;126:57-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.steroids.2017.07.005.

Harter E, Wagner EM, Zaiser A, Halecker S, Wagner M, Rychli K.(2017) The novel stress survival islet 2 (SSI-2), predominantly present in Listeria monocytogenes strains of ST121, is involved in alkaline and oxidative stress response. Appl Environ Microbiol. 83:e00827-17. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00827-17.

Rychli K, Wagner EM, Ciolacu L, Zaiser A, Tasara T, Wagner M, Schmitz-Esser S. (2017) Comparative genomics of human and non-human Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 121 strains. PLoS One. 2017 May 4;12(5):e0176857. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176857.

Zutz C, Chiang YM, Faehnrich B, Bacher M, Hellinger R, Kluger B, Wagner M, Strauss J, Rychli K. (2017) Butyrate influences intracellular levels of adenine and adenine derivatives in the fungus Penicillium restrictum. Microbiological Research 197 (2017) 1–8. Link to paper


Bartens MC, Drillich M, Rychli K, Iwersen M, Arnholdt T, Meyer L, Klein-Jöbstl D.(2016) Assessment of different methods to estimate bovine colostrum quality on farm. N Z Vet J. 2016 Sep;64(5):263-7. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2016.1184109. Epub 2016 May 26.

Zutz C, Bacher M, Parich A, Kluger B, Gacek-Matthews A, Schuhmacher R, Wagner M, Rychli K, Strauss J (2016). Valproic acid induces antimicrobial compound production in Doratomyces microspores. Front. Microbiol. 7:510. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00510 

Ciolacu L, Stessl B, Bolocan AS, Oniciuc EA, Wagner M, Rychli K, Nicolau AI (2016). Tracking Foodborne Pathogenic Bacteria in Raw and Ready-to-Eat Food Illegally Sold at the Eastern EU Border. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2016. March, 13(3): 148-155. doi:10.1089/fpd.2015.2057.

RychliK, Grunert T, Ciolacu L, Zaiser A, Razzazi-Fazli E, Schmitz-Esser S, Ehling-SchulzM, Wagner M (2016). Exoproteome analysis reveals higher abundance of proteins linked to alkaline stress in persistent Listeria monocytogenes strains.Int J Food Microbiol;2; 218: 17-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2015.11.002.


Zilelidou E.*, Rychli K.*, Manthou E., Ciolacu L., Wagner M., Skandamis P.(2015), Highly virulent Listeria monocytogenes strains have growth and invasion advantages in strain competition. PLoSONE 10(11): e0141617. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0141617; *equal distribution

Bolocan AS, Oniciuc EA, Alvarez-Ordóñez A, Wagner M, Rychli K, Jordan K, Nicolau AI (2015): Putative cross-contamination routes of Listeria monocytogenes in a meat processing facility in Romania. J Food Prot. 2015; 78(9):1664-1674

Pricope-Ciolacu L, Nicolau AI, Wagner M and Rychli K (2015) Listeria monocytogenes isolated from food samples from a Romanian black market show distinct virulence profiles. Int J Food Microbiol 2015;16;209:44-51. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2014.08.035.


Müller A, Rychli K, Zaiser A, Wieser C, Wagner M and Schmitz-Esser S (2014). The Listeria monocytogenes transposon Tn6188 provides increased tolerance to various quaternary ammonium compounds and ethidium bromide. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2014 Dec; 361(2):166-73. DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12626.

Zutz C, Bandian D, Neumayer B, Speringer F, Gorfer M, Wagner M, Strauss J and Rychli K (2014).  Fungi treated with small chemicals exhibit increased antimicrobial activity against facultative bacterial and yeast pathogens. BioMed research international. 2014; 2014:13. DOI: 10.1155/2014/540292.

Rychli K, Guinane CM, Daly K, Hill C and Cotter PD (2014). Generation of nonpolar deletion mutants in Listeria monocytogenes using the "SOEing" method. Listeria monocytogenes: Methods and Protocols (book chapter). K. Jordan, M. Wagner and E. M. Fox. Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer Protocols. 1157: 187-200. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-0703-8_16.

Larsen MH, Dalmasso M, Ingmer H, Langsrud S, Malakauskas M, Mader A , Møretrø T, Mozine Smole S, Rychli K, Wagner M, Wallace RJ, Zentek J, Jordan K (2014) Persistence of foodborne pathogens and their control in primary and secondary food production chains (review). Food control 2014, 44, 92-109. DOI:10.1016/j.foodcont.2014.03.039

Daniela Borda D, Miles RT, Langsrund S, Rychli K, van der Roest J, Nicolau AI (2014) Food safety practices in European TV cooking shows.

British food journal 2014, 116, 1652 – 1666.

Rychli K, Müller A, Zaiser A, Schoder D, Allerberger F, Wagner M and Schmitz-Esser S (2014). Genome sequencing of Listeria monocytogenes "Quargel" listeriosis outbreak strains reveals two different strains with distinct in vitro virulence potential. PLoS One 9: e89964. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089964.


Zutz C, Gacek A, Sulyok M, Wagner M, Strauss J, Rychli K (2013). Small Chemical Chromatin Effectors Alter Secondary Metabolite Production in Aspergillus clavatus. Toxins. 2013;5(10):1723-41. DOI: 10.3390/toxins5101723.

Müller A*, Rychli K*, Muhterem-Uyar M, Zaiser A, Stessl B, Guinane CM, Cotter PD, Wagner M, Schmitz-Esser S (2013). Tn6188 - a novel transposon in Listeria monocytogenes responsible for tolerance to benzalkonium chloride. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 2;8(10):e76835. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076835. *equal distribution

Pricope-Ciolacu L, Nicolau AI, Wagner M, Rychli K. The effect of milk components and storage conditions on the virulence of Listeria monocytogenes as determined by a Caco-2 cell assay. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013 Aug 16;166(1):59-64. DOI:10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2013.05.027.

Pricope L, Nicolau A, Wagner M, Rychli K. The effect of sublethal concentrations of benzalkonium chloride on invasiveness and intracellular proliferation of Listeria monocytogenes. Food Control 2013, 31, 230 – 235. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2012.09.031


Richter B, Koller L, Hohensinner PJ, Rychli K, Zorn G, Goliasch G, Berger R, Mörtl D, Maurer G, Huber K, Pacher R, Wojta J, Hülsmann M, Niessner A. Fractalkine is an independent predictor of mortality in patients with advanced heart failure. Thromb Haemost. 2012 Dec;108(6):1220-7. DOI: 10.1160/TH12-03-0195.


Demyanets S, Konya V, Kastl SP, Kaun C, Rauscher S, Niessner A, Pentz R, Pfaffenberger S, Rychli K, Lemberger CE, de Martin R, Heinemann A, Huk I, Gröger M, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. Interleukin-33 induces expression of adhesion molecules and inflammatory activation in human endothelial cells and in human atherosclerotic plaques. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011 Sep;31(9):2080-9. DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.111.231431.

Rychli K, Richter B, Hohensinner PJ, Madhy Ali K., Neuhold S, Zorn G, Berger R, Huber K, Mörtl D,  Pacher R, Wojta J, Niessner. Hepatocyte growth factor is a strong predictor of mortality in patients with advanced heart failure. Heart. 2011; 97(14):1158-63. DOI: 10.1136/hrt.2010.220228.

Demyanets S, Kaun C, Rychli K, Pfaffenberger S, Kastl SP, Hohensinner PJ, Rega G, Katsaros KM, Afonyushkin T, Bochkov VN, Paireder M, Huk I, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J.   Oncostatin M-enhanced vascular endothelial growth factor expression in human vascular smooth muscle cells involves PI3K-, p38 MAPK, Erk1/2 and STAT1/STAT3-dependent pathways and is attenuated by interferon-γ. Basic Res Cardiol. 2011; 106(2):217-31. DOI: 10.1007/s00395-010-0141-0.


Richter B, Rychli K, Hohensinner PJ, Berger R, Mörtl D, Neuhold S, Zorn G, Huber K, Maurer G, Wojta J, Pacher R, Hülsmann M, Niessner A. Differences in the predictive value of tumor necrosis factor-like weak inducer of apoptosis (TWEAK) in advanced ischemic and non-ischemic failure. Atherosclerosis 2010; 213(2):544-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis. 2010.08.061.

Rychli K, Niessner A, Hohensinner PJ, Ali KM, Kaun C, Neuhold S, Zorn G, Richter B, Hülsmann M, Berger R,  Mörtl D, Huber K, Maurer G, Wojta J, Pacher R. Prognostic value of pigment epithelium-derived factor in patients with advanced heart failure. Chest 2010; 138(3):656-64. DOI: 10.1378/chest.09-2739.

Rychli K, Kaun C, Hohensinner PJ, Rega G , Pfaffenberger S, Vyskocil E , Breuss JM, Furnkranz A, Uhrin P, Zaujec J, Niessner A, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. The inflammatory mediator oncostatin M induces angiopoietin 2 expression in endothelial cells in vitro and in vivo. J Thromb Haemost. 2010; 8(3):596-604. DOI: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2010.03741.x.

Hohensinner PJ, Rychli K, Zorn G, Hülsmann M, Berger R,  Mörtl D, Richter B, Huber K, Wojta J, Pacher R, Niessner A. Macrophage modulating cytokines predict adverse outcome in heart failure. Thromb Haemost. 2010; 13 (103): 435-41. DOI: 10.1160/TH09-06-0399.

Rychli K, Kaun C, Hohensinner P, Dorfner A, Pfaffenberger S, Niessner A, Bauer M, Dietl W, Podesser B, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. The antiangiogenic factor PEDF is present in the human heart and is regulated by anoxia in cardiac myocytes and fibroblasts. J Cell Mol Med 2010; 14(1-2):198-205. DOI: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2009.00731.x.


Jarai R, Kaun C, Weiss TW, Speidl W, Rychli K, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. Human cardiac fibroblasts express B-type natriuretic peptide. Fluvastatin ameliorates its upregulation by interleukin-1α, tumor necrosis factor- α, transforming growth factor- α. J Cell Mol Med 2009; 13(11-12):4415-21.

Niessner A, Hohensinner PJ, Rychli K, Neuhold  S,  Zorn G, Richter B, Hülsmann M, Berger R,  Mörtl D, Huber K, Wojta J, Pacher R. Prognostic value of apoptosis markers in advanced heart failure. Eur. Heart J. 2009; 30(7):789-96.


Hohensinner PJ, Kaun C, Rychli K, Niessner A, Pfaffenberger S, Rega G, Furnkranz A, Uhrin P, Zaujec J, Afonyushkin T, Bochkov VN, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. The inflammatory mediator oncostatin M induces stromal derived factor-1 in human cardiac cells. FASEB 2008; 23(3):774-82

Lam WH, Rychli K, Bugg TD. Identification of a novel beta-replacement in the biosynthesis of 2,3-diaminobutyric acid in peptidylnucleoside mureidomycin A. Org Biomol Chem 2008; 6(11):1912-7.

Kern J, Bauer M, Rychli K, Wojta J, Ritsch A, Gastl G, Gunsilius E, Untergasser G. Alternative Splicing of Vasohibin-1 Generates an Inhibitor of Endothelial Cell Proliferation, Migration, and Capillary Tube Formation. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008; 28(3):478-84.


Hohensinner PJ, Kaun C, Rychli K, Niessner A, Pfaffenberger S, Rega G, de Martin R, Maurer G, Ullrich R, Huber K, Wojta J. Macrophage colony stimulating factor expression in human cardiac cells is upregulated by tumor necrosis factor-alpha via an NF-kappaB dependent mechanism. J Thromb Haemost. 2007; 5(12):2520-8. 

Demyanets S, Kaun C, Rychli K, Rega G, Pfaffenberger S, Afonyushkin T, Bochkov VN, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. The inflammatory cytokine oncostatin M induces PAI-1 in human vascular smooth muscle cells in vitro via PI3 kinase and ERK 1/2 dependent pathways. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007; 293(3):H1962-8.

Rega G, Kaun C, Weiss TW, Demyanets S, Speidl WS, Pfaffenberger S, Rychli K, Hohensinner PJ, Kastl SP, Breuss JM, Zilberfarb V, Frey M, Roehle R, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor is induced by the Inflammatory Cytokines Interleukin-6 and Oncostatin M in Human Adipose Tissue. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 2007; 27(7):1587-95.


Bochkov VN, Philippova M, Oskolkova O, Kadl A, Furnkranz A, Karabeg E, Afonyushkin T, Gruber F, Breuss J, Minchenko A, Mechtcheriakova D, Hohensinner P, Rychli K, Wojta J, Resink T, Erne P, Binder BR, Leitinger N. Oxidized Phospholipids Stimulate Angiogenesis Via Autocrine Mechanisms, Implicating a Novel Role for Lipid Oxidation in the Evolution of Atherosclerotic Lesions. Circ Res. 2006; 99(8):900-8.

Hohensinner PJ, Kaun C, Rychli K, Ben-Tal Cohen E, Kastl SP, Demyanets S, Pfaffenberger S, Speidl WS, Rega G, Ullrich R, Maurer G, Huber K, Wojta J. Monocyte chemoattractant protein (MCP-1) is expressed in human cardiac cells and is differentially regulated by inflammatory mediators and hypoxia. FEBS Lett. 2006; 580(14): 3532-38.