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Structural insight and engineering of a plastic degrading hydrolase Ple629
Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 626: 100

Meyer-Cifuentes IE, Wu P, Zhao Y, Liu W, Neumann-Schaal M, Pfaff L, Barys J, Li Z, Gao J, Han X, Bornscheuer UT, Wei R, Ozturk B (2022)
Molecular and Biochemical Differences of the Tandem and Cold-Adapted PET Hydrolases Ple628 and Ple629, Isolated From a Marine Microbial Consortium
Front Bioeng Biotechnol 10: 930140

Pfaff L, Gao J, Li Z, Jackering A, Weber G, Mican J, Chen Y, Dong W, Han X, Feiler CG, Ao YF, Badenhorst CPS, Bednar D, Palm GJ, Lammers M, Damborsky J, Strodel B, Liu W, Bornscheuer UT, Wei R (2022)
Multiple Substrate Binding Mode-Guided Engineering of a Thermophilic PET Hydrolase
ACS Catal 12: 9790

Wei R, von Haugwitz G, Pfaff L, Mican J, Badenhorst CPS, Liu W, Weber G, Austin HP, Bednar D, Damborsky J, Bornscheuer UT (2022)
Mechanism-Based Design of Efficient PET Hydrolases
ACS Catal 12: 3382

Brott S, Pfaff L, Schuricht J, Schwarz JN, Bottcher D, Badenhorst CPS, Wei R, Bornscheuer UT (2021)
Engineering and evaluation of thermostable IsPETase variants for PET degradation
Eng Life Sci

Chen Z, Xiao Y, Weber G, Wei R, Wang Z (2021)
Yeast cell surface display of bacterial PET hydrolase as a sustainable biocatalyst for the degradation of polyethylene terephthalate
Methods Enzymol 648: 457

Liu J, He J, Xue R, Xu B, Qian X, Xin F, Blank LM, Zhou J, Wei R, Dong W, Jiang M (2021)
Biodegradation and up-cycling of polyurethanes: Progress, challenges, and prospects
Biotechnol Adv 48: 107730

Vogel K, Wei R, Pfaff L, Breite D, Al-Fathi H, Ortmann C, Estrela-Lopis I, Venus T, Schulze A, Harms H, Bornscheuer UT, Maskow T (2021)
Enzymatic degradation of polyethylene terephthalate nanoplastics analyzed in real time by isothermal titration calorimetry
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Xue R, Chen Y, Rong H, Wei R, Cui Z, Zhou J, Dong W, Jiang M (2021)
Fusion of Chitin-Binding Domain From Chitinolyticbacter meiyuanensis SYBC-H1 to the Leaf-Branch Compost Cutinase for Enhanced PET Hydrolysis
Front Bioeng Biotechnol 9: 762854

Yan F, Wei R, Cui Q, Bornscheuer UT, Liu YJ (2020)
Thermophilic whole-cell degradation of polyethylene terephthalate using engineered Clostridium thermocellum
Microb Biotechnol

Liu C, Shi C, Zhu S, Wei R, Yin CC (2019)
Structural and functional characterization of polyethylene terephthalate hydrolase from Ideonella sakaiensis
Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 508: 289

Belisario-Ferrari MR, Wei R, Schneider T, Honak A, Zimmermann W (2018)
Fast turbidimetric assay for analyzing the enzymatic hydrolysis of polyethylene terephthalate model substrates
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Danso D, Schmeisser C, Chow J, Zimmermann W, Wei R, Leggewie C, Li X, Hazen T, Streit WR (2018)
New insights into the function and global distribution of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) degrading bacteria and enzymes in marine and terrestrial metagenomes
Applied Environmental Microbiology 84: e2773

Schmidt J, Wei R, Oeser T, Dedavid e Silva LA, Breite D, Schulze A, Zimmermann W (2017)
Degradation of Polyester Polyurethane by Bacterial Polyester Hydrolases
Polymers (Basel) 9: 65

Wang F, Zhang H, Zhao Z, Wei R, Yang B, Wang Y (2017)
Recombinant Lipase from Gibberella zeae Exhibits Broad Substrate Specificity: A Comparative Study on Emulsified and Monomolecular Substrate
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Wei R, Zimmermann W (2017)
Microbial enzymes for the recycling of recalcitrant petroleum-based plastics: how far are we?
Microb Biotechnol 10: 1308

Barth M, Honak A, Oeser T, Wei R, Belisario-Ferrari MR, Then J, Schmidt J, Zimmermann W (2016)
A dual enzyme system composed of a polyester hydrolase and a carboxylesterase enhances the biocatalytic degradation of polyethylene terephthalate films
Biotechnol J 11: 1082

Schmidt J, Wei R, Oeser T, Belisario-Ferrari MR, Barth M, Then J, Zimmermann W (2016)
Effect of Tris, MOPS, and phosphate buffers on the hydrolysis of polyethylene terephthalate films by polyester hydrolases
FEBS Open Bio 6: 919

Wei R, Oeser T, Schmidt J, Meier R, Barth M, Then J, Zimmermann W (2016)
Engineered bacterial polyester hydrolases efficiently degrade polyethylene terephthalate due to relieved product inhibition
Biotechnol Bioeng 113: 1658

Then J, Wei R, Oeser T, Barth M, Belisario-Ferrari MR, Schmidt J, Zimmermann W (2015)
Ca2+ and Mg2+ binding site engineering increases the degradation of polyethylene terephthalate films by polyester hydrolases from Thermobifida fusca
Biotechnol J 10: 592

Roth C, Wei R, Oeser T, Then J, Follner C, Zimmermann W, Strater N (2014)
Structural and functional studies on a thermostable polyethylene terephthalate degrading hydrolase from Thermobifida fusca
Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology 98: 7815

Wei R, Oeser T, Then J, Kuhn N, Barth M, Schmidt J, Zimmermann W (2014)
Functional characterization and structural modeling of synthetic polyester-degrading hydrolases from Thermomonospora curvata
AMB Express 4: 44

Wei R, Oeser T, Zimmermann W (2014)
Synthetic polyester-hydrolyzing enzymes from thermophilic actinomycetes
Adv Appl Microbiol 89: 267

Luo G, Wei R, Niu R, Wang C, Wang J (2013)
Pubertal exposure to Bisphenol A increases anxiety-like behavior and decreases acetylcholinesterase activity of hippocampus in adult male mice
Food & Chemical Toxicology 60C: 177

Herrero Acero E, Ribitsch D, Steinkellner G, Gruber K, Greimel K, Eiteljoerg I, Trotscha E, Wei R, Zimmermann W, Zinn M, Cavaco-Paulo A, Freddi G, Schwab H, Guebitz G (2011)
Enzymatic Surface Hydrolysis of PET: Effect of Structural Diversity on Kinetic Properties of Cutinases from Thermobifida.
Macromolecules 44: 4632

Oeser T, Wei R, Baumgarten T, Billig S, Follner C, Zimmermann W (2010)
High level expression of a hydrophobic poly(ethylene terephthalate)-hydrolyzing carboxylesterase from Thermobifida fusca KW3 in Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
J Biotechnol 146: 100

Larsen NA, Lin H, Wei R, Fischbach MA, Walsh CT (2006)
Structural characterization of enterobactin hydrolase IroE
Biochemistry 45: 10184