paper Augustin R, Anton-Erxleben F, Jungnickel S, Hemmrich G, Spudy B, Podschun R, and TCG Bosch (2009) Activity of the novel peptide Arminin against multiresistant human pathogens shows the considerable potential of phylogenetically ancient organisms as drug sources. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 53(12), 5245-5250.

Review Fraune S, Augustin R, and TCG Bosch (2009) Exploring host-microbe interactions in hydra. Microbe 4(10), 457-462.

Review Khalturin K, Hemmrich G, Fraune S, Augustin R, and TCG Bosch (2009) More than just orphans: are taxonomically restricted genes important in evolution? Trends in Genetics, 25(9), 404-413

paper Fraune S, Abe Y, and TCG Bosch (2009) Disturbing epithelial homeostasis in the metazoan Hydra leads to drastic changes in associated microbiota. Environ Microbiol. 11(9):2361-9.

Review Bosch TCG (2009) Evolutionäres Vermächtnis: Stammzellen in Hydra. Biologie In Unserer Zeit 2/2009 (39), 114 – 122. DOI:10.1002/biuz.200910390

Review Rosenstiel P, Philipp E, Schreiber S and TCG Bosch (2009) Evolution and Function of Innate Immune Receptors – Insights from Marine Invertebrates. J Innate Immun 1:291 – 300

paper Takahashi T, Koizumi O, Hayakawa E, Minobe S, Suetsugu R, Kobayakawa Y, Bosch TC, David CN, Fujisawa T. (2009) Further characterization of the PW peptide family that inhibits neuron differentiation in Hydra. Dev Genes Evol, 219(3), 119-129

paper Augustin R, Siebert S, and TCG Bosch (2009) Identification of a kazal-type serine protease inhibitor with potent anti-staphylococcal activity as part of hydra’s innate immune system. Dev Comp Immunology, 33(7), 830-837

Review Bosch Thomas C. G. (2009) Hydra and the evolution of stem cells. BioEssays, 31(4), 478-486

paper Milde S, Hemmrich G, Anton-Erxleben F, Khalturin K, Wittlieb J, and TCG Bosch (2009) Characterization of taxonomically-restricted genes in a phylum-restricted cell type. Genome Biol. 10(1):R8

paper Siebert S, Anton-Erxleben F, Kiko R, Kramer M (2009) Sympagohydra tuuli (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa): first report from sea ice of the central Arctic Ocean and insights into histology, reproduction and locomotion. Mar Biol, 156(4), 541-554.

paper Jung S, Dingley AJ, Augustin R, Anton-Erxleben F, Stanisak M, Gelhaus C, Gutsmann T, Hammer MU, Podschun R, Leippe M, TCG Bosch and Grötzinger J (2009) Hydramacin-1: Structure and antibacterial activity of a protein from the basal metazoan hydra. J Biol Chem, 284(3), 1896-905.

paper Bosch TCG, R Augustin, F Anton-Erxleben, S Fraune, G Hemmrich, H Zill, P Rosenstiel, G Jacobs, S Schreiber, M Leippe, M Stanisak, J Grötzinger, S Jung, R Podschun, J Bartels, J Harder, J-M Schröder (2009). Uncovering the Evolutionary History of Innate Immunity: the Simple Metazoan Hydra Uses Epithelial Cells for Host Defence. Dev Comp Immunol. 33 (2009), 559-569