Polymers, nanosciences, chemistry

  • Macromolecules 48: 6160-6165 (2015) R.C. Savage, N. Mullin and J.K. Hobbs, "Molecular Conformation at the Crystal-Amorphous Interface in Polyethylene"
  • J. Phys. Chem. C 118 (10): 5159–5163 (2014) K. El Hadj , P. Bertoncini, O. Chauvet, "Energy transfer from C-Phycocyanin to single-walled Carbon nanotubes"
  • ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6 (6): 4254–4263 (2014) X. Zhao, Y. Li, J. Wang, Z. Ouyang, J. Li, G. Wei, Z. Su, "Interactive oxidation–reduction reaction for the in situ synthesis of Graphene–Phenol Formaldehyde composites with enhanced properties"
  • The ISME Journal advance online publication 2014 U. Marzocchi, D. Trojan, S. Larsen, R.L. Meyer, N.P. Revsbech, A. Schramm, L.P. Nielsen, N. Risgaard-Petersen, "Electric coupling between distant nitrate reduction and sulfide oxidation in marine sediment"
  • Phys. Rev. Lett. 112: 016101 (2014) M. Ye, X. Deng, J. Ally, P. Papadopoulos, F. Schellenberger, D. Vollmer, M. Kappl, H.-J. Butt, "Superamphiphobic particles: How small can we go?"
  • Biomacromolecules 14 (4): pp 1028–1034 (2013) D.H. T. Le, R. Hanamura, D.-H. Pham, M. Kato, D.A. Tirrell, T. Okubo, A. Sugawara-Narutaki, "Self-Assembly of Elastin–Mimetic Double Hydrophobic Polypeptides"
  • Dalton Trans. 42: 15381-15386 (2013) R. Kandanelli, A. Sarkar, U. Maitra, "Tb3+ sensitization in a deoxycholate organogel matrix, and selective quenching of luminescence by an aromatic nitro derivative"
  • Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 410: 1–10 (2013) J. Yuan, A. Hajebifard, C. George, P. Berini, S. Zou, "Ordered gold nanoparticle arrays on glass and their characterization"
  • J. Mater. Chem. B (1): 6525-6531 (2013) P. Zhang, X. Zhang, S. Zhang, X. Lu, Q. Li, Z. Su, G. Wei, "One-pot green synthesis, characterizations, and biosensor application of self-assembled reduced graphene oxide-gold nanoparticle hybrid membranes"
  • PNAS 110 (42): E3978-E3986 (2013) C.A. Bippes, L. Ge, M. Meury, D. Harder, Z. Ucurum, H. Daniel, D. Fotiadis, D.J. Muller, "Peptide transporter DtpA has two alternate conformations, one of which is promoted by inhibitor binding"
  • Langmuir 29 (31): 9814–9823 (2013) J.P. Best, M.P. Neubauer, S. Javed, H.H. Dam, A. Fery, F. Caruso, "Mechanics of pH-Responsive Hydrogel Capsules"
  • Journal of Membrane Science 439: 48–57 (2013) A. Venault, Y. Chang, H.-H. Hsu, J.-F. Jhong, H.-S. Yang, T.-C. Wei, K.-L. Tung, A. Higuchi, J. Huang, "Biofouling-resistance control of expanded poly(tetrafluoroethylene) membrane via atmospheric plasma-induced surface PEGylation"
  • Analyst. 138 (5): 1549-1557 (2013) S. Tong, X. Zhou, C. Zhou, Y. Li, W. Li, W. Zhou, Q. Jia, "A strategy to decorate porous polymer monoliths with graphene oxide and graphene nanosheets"
  • J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (22): 11811–11817 (2013) Z. Sun, N. Dong, K. Xie, W. Xia, D. König, T. Chikka Nagaiah, M.D. Sańchez, P. Ebbinghaus, A. Erbe, X. Zhang, A. Ludwig, W. Schuhmann, J. Wang, M. Muhler, "Nanostructured Few-Layer Graphene with Superior Optical Limiting Properties Fabricated by a Catalytic Steam Etching Process"
  • Biosensors and Bioelectronics 47: 467–474 (2013) C. Ma, M. Liang, L. Wang, H. Xiang, Y. Jiang, Y. Li, G. Xie, "MultisHRP-DNA-coated CMWNTs as signal labels for an ultrasensitive hepatitis C virus core antigen electrochemical immunosensor"
  • Tissue Engineering Part A. 19(17-18): 1984-1993 (2013) N. Srivastava, V. Venugopalan, M.S. Divya, V.A. Rasheed, J. James, K.S. Narayan, "Neuronal Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Neuronal Progenitors Can Be Regulated by Stretchable Conducting Polymers "
  • Tissue Engineering Part A. 19(17-18): 1984-1993 (2013) N. Srivastava, V. Venugopalan, M.S. Divya, V.A. Rasheed, J. James, K.S. Narayan, "Neuronal Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Neuronal Progenitors Can Be Regulated by Stretchable Conducting Polymers "
  • Organic Electronics 14: 1825–1832 (2013) Y. Nakayama, J. Niederhausen, S. Machida, Y. Uragami, H. Kinjo, A. Vollmer, J.P. Rabe, N. Koch, H. Ishii, "Valence band structure of rubrene single crystals in contact with an organic gate dielectric"
  • Energy 55 (15): 273–277 (2013) M.M. Maru, C.M. Almeida, R.F. Silva, C.A. Achete, "Assessment of boundary lubrication in biodiesels by nanotribological tests"
  • Carbohydrate Polymers 97: 1–8 (2013) W. Jiranuntakul, S. Sugiyama, K. Tsukamoto, C. Puttanlek, V. Rungsardthong, S. Puncha-arnon, D. Uttapap, "Nano-structure of heat–moisture treated waxy and normal starches"
  • Langmuir 29 (7): 2339–2349 (2013) M. Kalloudis, E. Glynos, S. Pispas, J. Walker, V. Koutsos, "Thin Films of Poly(isoprene-b-ethylene Oxide) Diblock Copolymers on Mica: An Atomic Force Microscopy Study"
  • Soft Matter 9: 4672-4680 (2013) B. Ding, Y. Li, M. Qin, Y. Ding, Y. Caoa, W. Wang, "Two approaches for the engineering of homogeneous small-molecule hydrogels"
  • Chem. Eur. J. 19 (25): 8236–8243 (2013) P. Cubillas, M.W. Anderson, M.P. Attfield, "Materials Discovery and Crystal Growth of Zeolite A Type Zeolitic– Imidazolate Frameworks Revealed by Atomic Force Microscopy"
  • Electrochimica Acta 104: 48–63 (2013) F. Norouzi Afshar, A.M. Glenn, J.H.W. de Wit, H. Terryn, J.M.C. Mol, "A combined electron probe micro analysis and scanning Kelvin probe force microscopy study of a modified AA4xxx/AA3xxx aluminium brazing sheet"
  • Macromol. Rapid Commun. 34: 689−694 (2013) C.-Y. Hsu, S.-C. Chang, K.-Y. Hsu, Y.-L. Liu, "Photoluminescent toroids formed by temperature-driven self-assembly of rhodamine B end-capped poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)"
  • Biomacromolecules 14: 1223−1230 (2013) S. Camarero Espinosa, T. Kuhnt, E.J. Foster, C. Weder, "Isolation of Thermally Stable Cellulose Nanocrystals by Phosphoric Acid Hydrolysis"
  • Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 110: 107–114 (2013) J.C. Bernede, L. Cattin, M. Makha, V. Jeux, P. Leriche, J. Roncali, V. Froger, M. Morsli, M. Addou, "MoO3/CuI hybrid buffer layer for the optimization of organic solar cells based on a donor–acceptor triphenylamine"
  • Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15: 3186-3195 (2013) Y. Liao, V. Genot, R. Meallet-Renault, T. T. Vu, J.-F. Audibert, J.-P. Lemaistre, G. Clavier, P. Retailleau, R.B. Pansu, "Spectroscopy of BODIPY in solid phase: crystal and nanoparticles"
  • Journal of Power Sources 226: 134-139 (2013) E. Pohjalainen, S. Räsänen, M. Jokinen, K. Yliniemia, D.A. Worsley, J. Kuusivaara, J. Juurikivi, R. Ekqvist, T. Kallio, M. Karppinen, "Water soluble binder for fabrication of Li4Ti5O12 electrodes"
  • Analytica Chimica Acta 779: 90–95 (2013) R. Haselberg, F.M. Flesch, A. Boerke, G. W. Somsen, "Thickness and morphology of polyelectrolyte coatings on silica surfaces before and after protein exposure studied by atomic force microscopy"
  • Biosensors and Bioelectronics 41: 602–607 (2013) Chuang, Min-Chieh and Lai, Hsin-Yi and Annie Ho, Ja-an and Chen, You-Yin, "Multifunctional microelectrode array (mMEA) chip for neural-electrical and neural-chemical interfaces: Characterization of comb interdigitated electrode towards dopamine detection"
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134: 13066-13073 (2012) M.A. Holden, P. Cubillas, M.P. Attfield, J.T. Gebbie, M.W. Anderson, "Growth Mechanism of Microporous Zincophosphate Sodalite Revealed by In Situ Atomic Force Microscopy"
  • Langmuir 28: 3206-3216 (2012) S. Attili, R.P. Richter, "Combining Colloidal Probe Atomic Force and Reflection Interference Contrast Microscopy to Study the Compressive Mechanics of Hyaluronan Brushes"
  • Langmuir 28: 47-50 (2012) Hoffmann, H. Obloh, N. Tokuda, N. Yang, Ch. Nebel, "Surface termination of diamond by electrochemical oxidation"
  • ACS Macro Letters 1: 380-383 (2012) E.-C. Spitzner, C. Riessch, R. Szilluweit, L. Tian, H. Frauenrath, R. Magerle, "Multi-Set Point Intermittent Contact (MUSIC) Mode Atomic Force Microscopy of oligothiophene fibrils"
  • Macromol. Biosci. 11: 514-525 (2011) J. Dorn S. Belegrinou, M. Kreiter, E.-V. Sinner, W. Meier, "Planar block copolymer membranes by vesicle spreading"
  • Biomaterials 32: 7325-7332 (2011) R. Hoffmann, A. Kriele, H. Obloh, N. Tokuda, W. Smirnov, N. Yang, Ch.E. Nebel, "The creation of a biomimetic interface between boron-doped diamond and immobilized proteins"
  • Nano Letters 11: 2436-2439 (2011) N. Severin, M. Dorn, A. Kalachev, J.P. Rabe, "Replication of single macromolecules with graphene"
  • Langmuir 27: 10216-10223 (2011) B.E.B. Jensen, A.A.A. Smith, B. Fejerskov, A. Postma, P. Senn, E. Reimhult, M. Pla-Roca, L. Isa, D.S. Sutherland, B. Städler, A.N. Zelikin, "Poly(vinyl alcohol) physical hydrogels: noncryogenic stabilization allows nano- and microscale materials design"
  • Langmuir 27: 8522-8529 (2011) F. Villafiorita-Monteleone, C. Canale, G. Caputo, P.D. Cozzoli, R. Cingolani, D. Fragouli, A. Athanassiou, "Controlled swapping of nanocomposite surface wettability by multilayer photopolymerization"
  • Adv. Funct. Mater. 20: 3235-3243 (2010) S. Schmidt, M. Zeiser, T. Hellweg, C. Duschl, A. Fery, H. Möhwald, "Adhesion and Mechanical Properties of PNIPAM Microgel Films and Their Potential Use as Switchable Cell Culture Substrates"
  • Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2010) A. Meyer, K. C. Yen, S.-H. Li, S. Förster, E. M. Woo, "Atomic-force and optical microscopy investigations on thin-film morphology of spherulites in melt-crystallized poly(ethylene adipate)"
  • Soft Matter 6: 179-186 (2010) S. Belegrinou, J. Dorn, M. Kreiter, K. Kita-Tokarczyk, E.-K. Sinner, W. Meier, "Biomimetic supported membranes from amphiphilic block copolymers"
  • J. Phys. Chem. C 114: 10932-10936 (2010) C.-K. Chang, J.-Y. Hwang, W.-J. Lai, C.-W. Chen, C.-I Huang, K.-H. Chen and L.-C. Chen, "Influence of solvent on the dispersion of single-walled carbon nanotubes in polymer matrix and the photovoltaic performance"
  • Soft Matter 4: 277-285 (2008) M. Schiek, F. Balzer, K. Al-Shamery, A. Lutzenc, H.-G. Rubahn, "Light-emitting organic nanoaggregates from functionalized p-quaterphenylenes"
  • J. Chem. Phys. 128, 084709 (2008) L. Kankate, F. Balzer, H. Niehus, H.-G. Rubahn, "From clusters to fibers: Parameters for discontinuous para-hexaphenylene thin film growth"
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130 (11): 3664 -3668 (2008) S.W. Schmidt, M.K. Beyer, H. Clausen-Schaumann, "Dynamic strength of the silicon-carbon bond observed over three decades of force-loading rates"
  • J. Power Sources, 177 (1): 50-55 (2008) L. Zhou, Y.F. Cheng, M. Amrein, "Fabrication by electrolytic deposition of platinum black electrocatalyst for oxidation of ammonia in alkaline solution"
  • Diamond & Related Materials 17: 66-71 (2008) W.-Y. Lee, H. Lin, L. Gu, K.-C. Leou, C.-H. Tsai, "CVD catalytic growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes with a selective diameter distribution"
  • Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 9: 2406 - 2412 (2007) M. Valtiner, S. Borodin, G. Grundmeier, "Preparation and characterisation of hydroxide stabilised ZnO(0001)-Zn-OH surfaces"
  • Nanotechnology 17: 984-991 (2006) F. Balzer, L. Kankate, H. Niehus, R. Frese, C. Maibohm, H.-G. Rubahn "Tailoring the growth of p-6P nanofibres using ultrathin Au layers: an organic-metal-dielectric model system"
  • Proc. SPIE 6117: 20-27 (2006) F. Balzer, L. Kankate, H. Niehus, H.-G. Rubahn, "Tailoring of organic nanofiber growth for a new type of waveguides"
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 (43): 14135-14141 (2006) J.J. Davis, C.B. Bagshaw, K.L. Busuttil, Y. Hanyu, K.S. Coleman, "Spatially controlled Suzuki and Heck catalytic molecular coupling"
  • Proc. SPIE 5925: 31-38 (2005) F. Balzer, L. Kankate, H. Niehus, H.-G. Rubahn, "Epitaxy vs. dipole assisted growth for organic oligomer nanoaggregates"
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127: 13082-13083 (2005) J.J. Davis, K.S. Coleman, K.L. Busuttil, C.B. Bagshaw, "Spatially resolved Suzuki coupling reaction initiated and controlled using a catalytic AFM probe"

Single molecules, proteins, lipids

  • Retrovirology 13:17 (2016) R. Ramalho, S. Rankovic, J. Zhou, C. Aiken and I. Rousso, "Analysis of the mechanical properties of wild type and hyperstable mutants of the HIV capsid"
  • Ultramicroscopy 149: 86-94 (2015).R. Stamov, E. Stock, C.M. Franz, T. Jähnke and H. Haschke, "Imaging collagen type I fibrillogenesis with high spatiotemporal resolution"
  • Nature Communications 5: 4940 (2014) T. Li, F. Lohmann and M. Famulok, "Interlocked DNA nanostructures controlled by a reversible logic circuit"
  • Nature Protocols 9: 1367-1391 (2014) J.J. Schmied, M. Raab, C. Forthmann, E. Pibiri, B. Wünsch, T. Dammeyer and P. Tinnefeld, "DNA origami-based standards for quantitative fluorescence microscopy"
  • Nucl. Acids Res. 41 (17): 8280-8288 (2013) B. Kundukad, P. Cong, J.R.C. van der Maarel, P.S. Doyle, "Time-dependent bending rigidity and helical twist of DNA by rearrangement of bound HU protein"
  • Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15: 11339-11348 (2013) A. Fahs and G. Louarn, "Plant protein interactions studied using AFM force spectroscopy: nanomechanical and adhesion properties "
  • Structure 21 (8): 1317–1324 (2013) U. Hensen and D.J. Müller, "Mechanistic explanation of different unfolding behaviors observed for transmembrane and soluble β-Barrel proteins"
  • PNAS 110 (28): 11385–11390 (2013) H. Sanchez, A. Kertokalio, S.van Rossum-Fikkert, R. Kanaar, C. Wyman, "Combined optical and topographic imaging reveals different arrangements of human RAD54 with presynaptic and postsynaptic RAD51–DNA filaments"
  • Nucl. Acids Res. 41 (8): 4729-4739 (2013) D. Ackermann and M. Famulok, "Pseudo-complementary PNA actuators as reversible switches in dynamic DNA nanotechnology"
  • PLoS ONE 8(3): e59005 (2013) F. Hane, G. Tran, S.J. Attwood, Z. Leonenko, "Cu2+ Affects Amyloid-β (1–42) Aggregation by Increasing Peptide-Peptide Binding Forces "
  • J. Biol Chem. 288 (23): 16438-16450 (2013) G. Ranheimer Östner, V. Lindström, P.H. Christensen, M. Kozak, M. Abrahamson, A. Grubb, "Stabilization, Characterization and Selective Removal of Cystatin C Amyloid Oligomers"
  • Adv. Funct. Mater. 23: 116–123 (2013) S. Schmidt, M. Behra, K. Uhlig, N. Madaboosi, L. Hartmann, C. Duschl, D. Volodkin, "Mesoporous Protein Particles Through Colloidal CaCO3 Templates"
  • ChemBioChem 14: 846 – 850 (2013) D. Pinotsi, A.K. Buell, C.M. Dobson, G.S. Kaminski Schierle, C.F. Kaminski, "A Label-Free, Quantitative Assay of Amyloid Fibril Growth Based on Intrinsic Fluorescence"
  • J. Colloid Int. Sci. 390: 267–274 (2013) Y. Klapper, M. Vrânceanu, Y. Ishitsuka, D. Evans, D. Scheider, G.U. Nienhaus, G. Leneweit, "Surface energy of phospholipid bilayers and the correlation to their hydration"
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 103: 158–165 (2013) T. Klemetsrud, H. Jonassen, M. Hiorth, A.-L. Kjøniksen, G. Smistad, "Studies on pectin-coated liposomes and their interaction with mucin"
  • Soft Matter 9: 4534-4543 (2013) M. Zakerin, M. Kappl, E.H.G. Backus, H.-J. Butt, F. Schönfeld, "Capillary forces between rigid spheres and elastic supports: the role of Young's modulus and equilibrium vapor adsorption"
  • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1828: 1777–1785 (2013) H.G. Franquelim, D. Gaspar, A. S. Veiga, N.C. Santos, M.A.R.B. Castanho, "Decoding distinct membrane interactions of HIV-1 fusion inhibitors using a combined atomic force and fluorescence microscopy approach"
  • Langmuir 29 (12): pp 3853–3857 (2013) Y. Song, W. Feng, K. Liu, P. Yang, W. Zhang, X. Zhang, "Exploring the Folding Pattern of a Polymer Chain in a Single Crystal by Combining Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy and Steered Molecular Dynamics Simulations"
  • Soft Matter 9: 5883-5890 (2013) S. Winzen, M. Bernhardt, D. Schaeffel, A. Koch, M. Kappl, K. Koynov, K. Landfester, A. Kroeger, "Submicron hybrid vesicles consisting of polymer–lipid and polymer–cholesterol blends"
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (4): 1593–1599 (2013) T. Li and M. Famulok, "I-Motif-Programmed Functionalization of DNA Nanocircles"
  • Langmuir 29 (13): 4315−4319 (2013) K. Wang, X. Pang, S. Cui, "Inherent Stretching Elasticity of a Single Polymer Chain with a Carbon–Carbon Backbone"
  • Soft Matter 9: 6245-6253 (2013) R.M.A. Sullan, W. Shi, H. Chan, J.K. Li, G.C. Walker, "Mechanical stability of phase-segregated multicomponent lipid bilayers enhanced by PS-b-PEO diblock copolymers"
  • ACS Nano 7 (3): 2642–2650 (2013) I.D. Medalsy and D.J. Müller, "Nanomechanical Properties of Proteins and Membranes Depend on Loading Rate and Electrostatic Interactions"
  • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1828: 1938–1952 (2013) M.F. Palomares-Jerez, H. Nemesio, H.G. Franquelim, M.A.R.B. Castanho, J. Villalaín, "N-Terminal AH2 segment of protein NS4B from hepatitis C virus. Binding to and interaction with model biomembranes"
  • Methods 60: 161–168 (2013) Z. Tong, A. Mikheikin, A. Krasnoslobodtsev, Z. Lv, Y.L. Lyubchenko, "Novel polymer linkers for single molecule AFM force spectroscopy"
  • Langmuir 29: 6377−6385 (2013) T. Zhu, Z. Jiang, E.M. Ra Nurlybaeva, J. Sheng, Y. Ma, "Effect of Osmotic Stress on Membrane Fusion on Solid Substrate"
  • J. Mol. Recognit. 25 (5): 256–261 (2012) L.T. Costa, C. Vilani, S. Peripolli, F. Stavale, C. Legnani, C. A. Achete, "Direct immobilization of avidin protein on AFM tip functionalized by acrylic acid vapor at RF plasma"
  • Angewandte Chemie 51: 6771-6775 (2012) D. Ackermann, S.-S. Jester, M. Famulok, "Design Strategy for DNA Rotaxanes with a Mechanically Reinforced PX100 Axle"
  • Nano Lett. 12: 3846-3850 (2012) C. Leung, A. Bestembayeva, R. Thorogate, J. Stinson, A. Pyne, C. Marcovich, J. Yang, U. Drechsler, M. Despont, T. Jankowski, M. Tschöpe, B. W. Hoogenboom, "Atomic Force Microscopy with Nanoscale Cantilevers Resolves Different Structural Conformations of the DNA Double Helix"
  • Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1820:124-132 (2012) R. Carrotta, C. Canale, A. Diaspro, A. Trapani, P.L. San Biagio, D. Bulone, "Inhibiting effect of αs1-casein on Aβ1–40 fibrillogenesis"
  • Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol. 43 (5): 721-731 (2011) St. Niland, C. Westerhausen, St. W. Schneider, B. Eckes, M. F. Schneider, J. A. Eble, "Biofunctionalization of a generic collagenous triple helix with the α2β1 integrin binding site allows molecular force measurements"
  • Anal. Chem. 83 (5): 1500–1503 (2011) I.H. Kim, M. N. Lee, S.H. Ryu, J. W. Park, "Nanoscale Mapping and Affinity Constant Measurement of Signal-Transducing Proteins by Atomic Force Microscopy"
  • Soft Matter 6: 3979-3984 (2010) D. Kim, N.-K. Chung, J. S. Kim, J. W. Park, "Immobilizing a single DNA molecule at the apex of AFM tips through picking and ligation"
  • Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1798:1234-1243 (2010) H.G. Franquelim, A.S. Veiga, G. Weissmüller, N.C. Santos, M.A.R.B. Castanho, "Unravelling the molecular basis of the selectivity of the HIV-1 fusion inhibitor sifuvirtide towards phosphatidylcholine-rich rigid membranes"
  • Anal. Chem. 81 (9): 3276-3284 (2009) I.H. Kim, H.Y.Lee, H.D. Lee, Y.J.Jung, S.J.B.Tendler, P.M. Williams, St. Allen, S.H.Ryu, J.W. Park, "Interactions between Signal-Transducing proteins measured by Atomic Force Microscopy"
  • Nucl. Acids Res. 37 (2): e10. (2009) Y. J. Jung, Y. S. Park, K.-J. Yoon, Y.-Y. Kong, J. W. Park, H. G. Nam, "Molecular-level imaging of Pax6 mRNA distribution in mouse embryonic neocortex by molecular interaction force microscopy"
  • J. Mol. Biol. 376: 932-937 (2008) E. Canetta, S.H. Kim, N.O. Kalinina, J. Shaw, A.K. Adya, T. Gillespie, J.W.S. Brown, M. Taliansky "A plant virus movement protein forms ringlike complexes with the major nucleolar protein, fibrillarin, in vitro"
  • Biophys. J. 93: 674-683 (2007) Z. Leonenko, S. Gill, S. Baoukina, L. Monticelli, J. Doehner, L. Gunasekara, F. Felderer, M. Rodenstein, L.M. Eng, M. Amrein, "An elevated level of cholesterol impairs self-assembly of pulmonary surfactant into a functional film"
  • Thrombosis and Haemostasis 97: 514-526 (2007) A. Barg, R. Ossig, T. Goerge, M. F. Schneider, H. Schiller, H. Oberleithner, S. W. Schneider, "Soluble plasma-derived von-Willebrand-factor assembles to a haemostatically active filamentous network"
  • Langmuir 23(14):7659-7665 (2007) S. Chiantia, N. Kahya and P. Schwille, "Raft domain reorganization driven by short- and long-chain ceramide: a combined AFM and FCS study"
  • Langmuir 23: 8135-8141 (2007) M.H. Jensen, E.J. Morris, A.C. Simonsen, "Domain shapes, coarsening, and random patterns in ternary membranes",
  • Biophys. J. 90: 4500-4508 (2006) S. Chiantia, N. Kahya, J. Ries, P. Schwille, "Effects of ceramide on liquid-ordered domains investigated by simultaneous AFM and FCS",
  • ChemPhysChem 7: 2409-2418 (2006) S. Chiantia, N. Kahya, J. Ries, P. Schwille "Combined AFM and two-focus SFCS study of raft-exhibiting model membranes"
  • ChemBioChem 7: 106-115 (2006) K. Kastl, M. Menke, E. L üthgens, S. Faiß, V. Gerke, A. Janshoff, C. Steinem, "Partially reversible adsorption of annexin A1 on POPC/POPS bilayers investigated by QCM measurements, SFM, and DMC simulations"
  • Langmuir 22 (18): 7454-7457 (2006) B. Windschiegl, C. Steinem, "Influence of alpha-hydroxylation of glycolipids on domain formation in lipid monolayers"
  • Ultramicroscopy 106: 687-694 (2006) Z. Leonenko, E. Finot, V. Vassiliev, M. Amrein, "Effect of cholesterol on the physical properties of pulmonary surfactant films: Atomic force measurements study"
  • Langmuir 22: 10135-10139 (2006) Z. Leonenko, M. Rodenstein, J. Döhner, L.M. Eng, M. Amrein, "The electrical surface potential of pulmonary surfactant"
  • Langmuir 21 (14): 6317-6323 (2005) S. Chiantia, N. Kahya, P. Schwille, "Dehydration damage of domain-exhibiting supported bilayers: an AFM study on the protective effects of disaccharides and other stabilizing substances"
  • Biochemistry 44 (46): 15296-15303 (2005) M. Menke, V. Gerke, C. Steinem "Phosphatidylserine membrane domain clustering induced by annexin A2/S100A10 heterotetramer"
  • ChemBioChem 5: 1003-1006 (2004) M. Menke, M. Ross, V. Gerke, C. Steinem, "The molecular arrangement of membrane-bound annexin A2-S100A10 tetramer as revealed by scanning force microscopy"


Invited review - Cell imaging and interactions

Cells and cell structures

  • Nature Nanotechnology 11: 687-692 (2016) A.F. Guedes, F.A. Carvalho, I. Malho, N. Lousada, L. Sargento and N.C. Santos, "Atomic force microscopy as a tool to evaluate the risk of cardiovascular diseases in patients"
  • Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 11: 511-520 (2015) F. Vielmuth, E. Hartlieb, D. Kugelmann, J. Waschke and V. Spindler, "Atomic force microscopy identifies regions of distinct desmoglein 3 adhesive properties on living keratinocytes"
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell 26: 3190-3204 (2015) T. Gudzenko and C. Franz, "Studying early stages of fibronectin fibrillogenesis in living cells by atomic force microscopy"
  • Scientific Reports 4: 7286 (2014) G. Rosso, I. Liashkovich, B. Gess, P. Young, A. Kun and V Shahin, "Unravelling crucial biomechanical resilience of myelinated peripheral nerve fibres provided by the Schwann cell basal lamina and PMP22"
  • Cytoskeleton 71: 587-594 (2014) L. Chopinet, E. Dague and M.-P. Rols, "AFM Sensing Cortical Actin Cytoskeleton Destabilization During Plasma Membrane Electropermeabilization"
  • Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods (2014) H.J. Jeon, H. Lee, G.H. Kim, "A surface-modified poly(ɛ-caprolactone) scaffold comprising variable nanosized surface-roughness using a plasma treatment"
  • Nature Materials 13: 87–96 (2014) S.R.K. Vedula, H. Hirata, M.H. Nai, A. Brugués, Y. Toyama, X. Trepat, C.T. Lim, B. Ladoux, "Epithelial bridges maintain tissue integrity during collective cell migration"
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Tissues

  • Soft Matter 12: 6232-6239 (2016) N. Bouchonville, M. Meyer, C. Gaude, E. Gay, D. Ratel and A. Nicolas, "AFM mapping of the elastic properties of brain tissue reveals kPa µm^(-1) gradients of rigidity "
  • Journal of Investigative Dermatology 134: 1862-1872 (2015) V.F. Achterberg, L. Buscemi, H. Diekmann, J. Smith-Clerc, J.-J. Meister, H. Wenck, S. Gallinat and B. Hinz, "The Nano-Scale Mechanical Properties of the Extracellular Matrix Regulate Dermal Fibroblast Function"


Bacteria

  • Nanoscale Horiz. 1: 298-303 (2016) C. Formosa-Dague, Z.-H. Fu, C. Feuillie, S. Derclaye, T.J. Foster, J.A. Geoghegan, Y.F. Dufrêne, "Forces between Staphylococcus aureus and human skin"
  • Journal of Dental Research 94: 1078-1084 (2015) S. Aguayo, N. Donos, D. Spratt and L. Bozec, "Nanoadhesion of Staphylococcus aureus onto Titanium Implant Surfaces"
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  • PLoS ONE 10 (4):e0123813 (2015) S.V. Bhat, S.C. Booth, S.G.K. Mc Grath, T.E.S. Dahms, "Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viciae 3841 Adapts to 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid with “Auxin-Like” Morphological Changes, Cell Envelope Remodeling and Upregulation of Central Metabolic Pathways"
  • Chemosphere 135: 453-461 (2015) S.V. Bhat, S.C. Booth, E.A.N. Vantomme, S. Afroj, C.K. Yost, T.E.S. Dahms, "Oxidative stress and metabolic perturbations in Escherichia coli exposed to sublethal levels of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid"
  • Nanoscale 7(19): 8843-8857 (2015) C. Marlière and S. Dhahri, "An in vivo study of electrical charge distribution on the bacterial cell wall by atomic force microscopy in vibrating force mode"
  • Biophysical Journal 107: 2538-2545 (2014) R.G. Bailey, R.D. Turner, N. Mullin, N. Clarke, S.J. Foster, J.K. Hobbs, "The Interplay between Cell Wall Mechanical Properties and the Cell Cycle in Staphylococcus aureus"
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  • PLoS ONE 8 (4): e61663 (2013) S. Dhahri, M. Ramonda, C. Marlière, "In-Situ Determination of the Mechanical Properties of Gliding or Non-Motile Bacteria by Atomic Force Microscopy under Physiological Conditions without Immobilization"
  • Food Microbiology 35 (1): 65–72 (2013) D.B. Schlisselberg, S. Yaron, "The effects of stainless steel finish on Salmonella Typhimurium attachment, biofilm formation and sensitivity to chlorine"
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  • Macromol. Rapid Commun. 33: 1453-1458 (2012) J. Friedrichs, A. Zieris, S. Prokoph, C. Werner, "Quantifying the Effect of Covalently Immobilized Enzymes of Biofilm Formation by Atomic Force Microscopy-Based Single Cell Force Spectroscopy"
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  • Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces 89: 152-160 (2012) A.N. Tsoligkas, J. Bowen, M. Winn, R.J.M. Gross, T.W. Overton, M.J.H. Simmons, "Characterisation of spin coated engineered Escherichia coli biofilms using atomic force microscopy"
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  • Langmuir 27: 11545-11553 (2011) Y. Chao, T. Zhang, "Probing roles of lipopolysaccharide, type 1 fimbria, and colanic acid in the attachment of Escherichia coli strains on inert surfaces"
  • Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 92: 381-392 (2011) Y. Chao, T. Zhang, "Optimization of fixation methods for observation of bacterial cell morphology and surface ultrastructures by atomic force microscopy"
  • Ultramicroscopy 110: 1349-4357 (2010) R.L. Meyer, X. Zhou, L. Tang, A. Arpanaei, P. Kingshott, F. Besenbacher, "Immobilisation of living bacteria for AFM imaging under physiological conditions"
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Chromosome manipulation

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  • Jap. J. Appl. Phys. 45: 2305-2309 (2006) S. Sugiyama, T. Yoshino, K. Tsukamoto, M. Sasou, S. Kuwazaki, H. Takahashi, Y. Suetsugu, J. Narukawa, K. Yamamoto, T. Ohtani, "Application of scanning probe microscopy to genetic analysis"
  • Jap. J. Appl. Phys. 45: 2337-2340 (2006) K. Tsukamoto, S. Kuwazaki, K. Yamamoto, M. Shichiri, T. Yoshino, T. Ohtani, S. Sugiyama, "Nanometer-scale dissection of chromosomes by atomic force microscopy combined with heat-denaturing treatment"

Force spectroscopy / molecular interactions

  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138: 7075-7081 (2016) Y. Lee, Y. Kim, D. Lee, D. Roy and J.W. Park , "Quantification of Fewer than Ten Copies of a DNA Biomarker without Amplification or Labeling"
  • Nature Communications 6: 7093 (2015) S. Maity, M. Mazzolini, M. Arcangeletti, A. Valbuena, P. Fabirs, M. Lazzarino and V. Torre, "Conformational rearrangements in the transmembrane domain of CNGA1 channels revealed by single-molecule force spectroscopy"
  • Langmuir 28 (1): 707–713 (2012) L. Ge, G. Jin, X. Fang, "Investigation of the Interaction between a Bivalent Aptamer and Thrombin by AFM"
  • ACS Nano 6 (6): 4603–4614 (2012) J. Schaefer, C. Schulze, E.E.J. Marxer, U.F. Schaefer, W. Wohlleben, U. Bakowsky, C.-M. Lehr, "Atomic Force Microscopy and Analytical Ultracentrifugation for Probing Nanomaterial Protein Interactions"
  • ACS Nano 6 (7): 6108–6114 (2012) E.-S. Kim, J.S. Kim, Y. Lee, K.Y. Choi, J.W. Park, "Following the DNA Ligation of a Single Duplex Using Atomic Force Microscopy"
  • Nucl. Acids Res. 40 (22): 11728-11736 (2012) J. Jung, J.A. Albrecht, J.-W. Kwak, J.W. Park, "Direct quantitative analysis of HCV RNA by atomic force microscopy without labeling or amplification"
  • Structure 20 (8): 1391-1402 (2012) M. Zocher, J.J. Fung, B.K. Kobilka, D.J. Müller, "Ligand-Specific Interactions Modulate Kinetic, Energetic, and Mechanical Properties of the Human β2 Adrenergic Receptor"
  • Nature Methods 9: 873-877 (2012) N. de Souza, "Single-molecule methods to apply and measure force and displacement are expanding mechanobiology"
  • ACS Nano 6: 1314-1321 (2012) S.W. Schmidt, P. Filippov, A. Kersch, M.K. Beyer, H. Clausen-Schaumann, "Single-Molecule Force-Clamp Experiments Reveal Kinetics of Mechanically Activated Silyl Ester Hydrolysis"
  • J. Virology 86: 2096-2108 (2012) F.M. Carvalho, F.A. Carneiro, I.C. Martins, I.A. Assuncao-Miranda, A.F. Faustino, R.M. Pereira, P.T. Bozza, M.A.R.B. Castanho, R. Mohana-Borges, A.T. Da Polan, N.C. Santos, "Dengue virus capsid protein binding to hepatic lipid droplets is K+-dependent and mediated by droplets surface proteins"
  • ACS Nano 6: 961-971 (2012) M. Zocher, C. Roos, S. Wegmann, P.D. Bosshart, V. Dötsch, F. Bernhard, D.J. Müller, "Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy from Nanodiscs: An Assay to Quantify Folding, Stability, and Interactions of Native Membrane Proteins"
  • Nanomedicine 7: 146-152 (2011) J. Yu, J. Warnke, Y.L. Lyubchenko, "Nanoprobing of α-synuclein misfolding and aggregation with atomic force microscopy"
  • J. Phys. Chem. Lett 2: 961-965 (2011) R.F. Tabor, H. Lockie, D. Mair, R. Manica, D.Y.C. Chan, F. Grieser, R.R. Dagastine, "Combined AFM-Confocal microscopy of oil droplets: Absolute separations and forces in nanofilms"
  • Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol. 43 (5): 721-731 (2011) St. Niland, C. Westerhausen, St. W. Schneider, B. Eckes, M. F. Schneider, J. A. Eble, "Biofunctionalization of a generic collagenous triple helix with the α2β1 integrin binding site allows molecular force measurements"
  • J. Biol. Chem. 286: 27416-27424 (2011) Ch. Horejs, R. Ristl, R. Tscheliessing, U. Sleytr, D. Pum, "Single-molecule force spectroscopy reveals the individual mechanical unfolding pathways of a surface layer protein"
  • Structure 18: 39-46 (2010) A. Kedrov, A.M. Hellawell, A. Klosin, R.B. Broadhurst, E.R.S. Kunji, D.J. Müller, "Probing the interactions of carboxy-atractyloside and Atractyloside with the Yeast mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier"
  • Anal. Chem. 82: 5189-5194 (2010) D. Roy, S.H. Kwon, J.W. Kwak, J.W. Park, "'Seeing and counting' individual antigens captured on a microarrayed spot with force-based atomic force microscopy"
  • Food Bioprod. Proc. 88: 341-348 (2010) N. Akhtar, J. Bowen, K. Asteriadou, P.T. Robbins, Z. Zhang, P.J. Fryer, "Matching the nano- to the meso-scale: Measuring deposit–surface interactions with atomic force microscopy and micromanipulation"
  • Langmuir 26: 3462-3467 (2010) S. Kessel, S. Schmidt, R. Muller, E. Wischerhoff, A. Laschewsky, J.-F. Lutz, K. Uhlig, A. Lankenau, C. Duschl, A. Fery, "Thermoresponsive PEG-Based Polymer Layers: Surface Characterization with AFM Force Measurements"
  • J. Mol. Biol. 375 (5): 1258-1266 (2008) A. Kedrov, M. Appel, H. Baumann, C. Ziegler, D.J. Müller, "Examining the dynamic energy landscape of an antiporter upon inhibitor binding"
  • Biophys. J. 93: 103-112 (2007) A.J. García-Sáez, S. Chiantia, J. Salgado, P. Schwille, "Pore formation by a Bax-derived peptide: effect on the line tension of the membrane probed by AFM"
  • J. Biol. Chem. 282: 33537 (2007) A.J. García-Sáez, S. Chiantia, P. Schwille, "Effect of line tension on the lateral organization of lipid membranes"
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (30): 9349-9355 (2007) Y.J. Jung, B.J. Hong, W. Zhang, S.J.B. Tendler, P.M. Williams, S. Allen and J.W. Park, "Dendron arrays for the force-based detection of DNA hybridization events"
  • J. Mol. Recognit. 20: 554-560 (2007) E.Thormann, A.C Simonsen, L.K. Nielsen, O.G. Mouritsen, "Ligand-receptor interactions and membrane structure investigated by AFM and time-resolved fluorescence microscopy"
  • Biochemistry 46: 12231-12237 (2007) E. Thormann, J.K. Dreyer, A.C. Simonsen, P.L. Hansen, S. Hansen, U. Holmskov, O.G. Mouritsen, "Dynamic strength of the interaction between lung surfactant protein D (SP-D) and saccharide ligands"
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Pharmacology/Drug delivery/nanoparticles

  • Nanoscale 5: 1097-1104 (2013) R.R. Grüter, J. Vörös, T. Zambelli, "FluidFM as a lithography tool in liquid: spatially controlled deposition of fluorescent nanoparticles"
  • J. Mater. Chem. B 1: 2236-2244 (2013) E.M. Linares, A. Formiga, L.T. Kubota, F. Galembeck, S. Thalhammer, "One-step synthesis of polymer core–shell particles with a carboxylated ruthenium complex: a potential tool for biomedical applications"
  • Eur. J. Pharm. Sci. 50 (1): 78–85 (2013) S. Nguyen, M. Hiorth, M. Rykke, G. Smistad, "Polymer coated liposomes for dental drug delivery – Interactions with parotid saliva and dental enamel"
  • Adv. Mater. 25 (25): 3468–3472 (2013) J. Cui, R. De Rose, J.P. Best, A.P.R. Johnston, S. Alcantara, K. Liang, G.K. Such, S.J. Kent, F. Caruso, "Mechanically Tunable, Self-Adjuvanting Nanoengineered Polypeptide Particles"
  • ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5 (8): 2967–2975 (2013) M.E. Lynge, M. Baekgaard Laursen, L. Hosta-Rigau, B.E.B. Jensen, R. Ogaki, A.A.A. Smith, A.N.Zelikin, B. Städler, "Liposomes as Drug Deposits in Multilayered Polymer Films"
  • ACS NANO 6: 1677-1687 (2012) A.K. Sachan, R.K. Harishchandra, C. Bantz, M. Maskos, R. Reichelt, H.-J. Galla, "High-Resolution Investigation of Nanoparticle Interaction with a Model Pulmonary Surfactant Monolayer"
  • J. Mater. Cehm. 20: 1367-1374 (2010) A. Salcher, M.S. Nikolic, S. Casado, M. Vélez, H. Weller, B.H. Juárez, "CdSe/CdS nanoparticles immobilized on pNIPAm-based microspheres"
  • Langmuir 26: 1929-1935 (2010) E. Finot, Y. Leonenko, B. Moores, L. Eng, M. Amrein, Z. Leonenko, "Effect of cholesterol on electrostatics in lipid−protein films of a pulmonary surfactant"
  • Nanotechnology 19: 075301 (2008) T.M. Blättler, A. Binkert, M. Zimmermann, M. Textor, J. Vörös, E. Reimhult, "From particle self-assembly to functionalized sub-micron protein patterns"
  • Journal of Membrane Science 309: 165-174 (2008) Y. Chang, Y.J. Shih, R.C. Ruaan, A. Higuchi, W.Y. Chen, J.Y. Lai, "Preparation of poly(vinylidene fluoride) microfiltration membrane with uniform surface-copolymerized poly(ethylene glycol) methacrylate and improvement of blood compatibility"
  • J. Biotech. 130: 247-252 (2007) V. Saravia, S. Kupcu, M. Nolte, C. Huber, D. Pum, A. Fery, U.B. Sleytr, J.L. Toca-Herrera, "Bacterial protein patterning by micro-contact printing of PLL-g-PEG"
  • Nanotechnology 18: 325102 (2007) K.-K. Liu, C.-L. Cheng, C.-C. Chang, J.-I Chao, "Biocompatible and detectable carboxylated nanodiamond on human cell"
  • Nanotechnology 18: 115710(10pp) (2007) L. Kaufner, R. Cartier, R. Wüstneck, I. Fichtner, S. Pietschmann, H. Bruhn, D. Schütt, A.F. Thünemann, U. Pison, "Poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(glutamic acid) coated maghemite nanoparticles: in vitro characterization and in vivo behaviour"
  • J.Microencapsulation 23: 567-581 (2006) N. Altinbas, C. Fehmer, A. Terheiden, A. Shukla, H. Rehage, C. Mayer, "Alkylcyanoacrylate nanocapsules prepared from mini-emulsions - a comparison with the conventional approach"
  • Biomacromolecules 7: 3428-38 (2006) M. Neu, J. Sitterberg, U. Bakowsky, T. Kissel, "Stabilized nanocarriers for plasmids based upon cross-linked poly(ethylene imine)"
  • Pharmaceutical Research 23 (1): 184-195 (2006) S. Hariharan, V. Bhardwaj, I. Bala, J. Sitterberg, U. Bakowsky, M.N.V. Ravi Kumar "Design of estradiol loaded PLGA nanoparticulate formulations: a potential oral delivery system for hormone therapy"
  • Biomacromolecules 7: 215-223 (2006) R.Y. Kannan, H.J. Salacinski, J. De Groot, I. Clatworthy, L. Bozec, M. Horton, P.E. Butler, A.M. Seifalian, "The antithrombogenic potential of a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) nanocomposite"

Bionics / Biomechanics / Biotechnology

  • NPG Asia Materials 8: e280 (2016) S.J. Frost, D. Mawad, M.J. Higgins, H. Ruprai, R. Kuchel, R.D. Tilley, S. Meyers, J.M. Hook and A. Lauto, "Gecko-inspired chitosan adhesive for tissue repair"
  • Nature Communications 4: 1661 (2013) H. Peisker, J. Michels, S.N. Gorb, "Evidence for a material gradient in the adhesive tarsal setae of the ladybird beetle Coccinella septempunctata"
  • PLoS ONE 8(7): e67660 (2013) W. Halfter, C. Monnier, D. Müller, P. Oertle, G. Uechi, M. Balasubramani, F. Safi, R. Lim, M. Loparic, P.B. Henrich, "The bi-functional organization of human basement membranes"
  • Langmuir 29 (31): 9814–9823 (2013) J.P. Best, M.P. Neubauer, S. Javed, H.H. Dam, A. Fery, F. Caruso, "Mechanics of pH-responsive hydrogel capsules"
  • Adv. Mat. Res. 463-464: 748-752 (2012) K.L. Wong, A.H.W. Ngan, D.K.Y. Shum, W.W. Lu, "Nanomechanical properties of Vimentin intermediate filament"
  • J Cell Sci. 125: 603-613 (2012) L. Guolla, M. Bertrand, K. Haase, A.E. Pelling, "Force transduction and strain dynamics in actin stress fibres in response to nanonewton forces"
  • Nanomedicine 8: 17-19 (2012) P. Eaton, V. Zuzarte-Luis, M.M. Mota, N.C. Santos, M. Prudencio, "Infection by Plasmodium changes shape and stiffness of hepatic cells"
  • Biomacromolecules 12 (6): 1987–1997 (2011) S. Grohmann, H. Rothe, M. Frant, K. Liefeith, "Colloidal Force Spectroscopy and Cell Biological Investigations on Biomimetic Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Coatings Composed of Chondroitin Sulfate and Heparin"
  • Development 138: 3377-3386 (2011) B. Hampoelz, Y. Azou-Gros, R. Fabre, O. Markova, P.H. Puech, T. Lecuit, "Microtubule-induced nuclear envelope fluctuations control chromatin dynamics in Drosophila embryos"
  • J. Exp. Biol. 213: 3457-3462 (2010) H. Peisker, S.N. Gorb, "Always on the bright side of life: anti-adhesive properties of insect ommatidia grating"
  • Biophys. J. (2008) L. Kreplak, H. Herrmann, U. Aebi, "Tensile properties of single desmin intermediate filaments"
  • Nanotechnology 19: 035506 (2008) J.F.C. Windmill, A. Zorab, D.J. Bedwell, D. Robert, "Nanomechanical and electrical characterization of a new cellular electret sensor-actuator"
  • Biomaterials 29 (2): 247-256 (2008) M.S. Jaeger, K. Uhlig, H. Clausen-Schaumann, C. Duschl, "The structure and functionality of contractile forisome protein aggregates"
  • Biophys. J. 93:1255-1263 (2007) M.P.E. Wenger, L. Bozec, M.A. Horton, P. Mesquida, "Mechanical properties of collagen fibrils"
  • Acta Biomaterialia 3 (4): 607-610 (2007) G. Huber, S.N. Gorb, N. Hosoda, R. Spolenak, E. Arzt, "Influence of surface roughness on gecko adhesion"
  • J Mater Sci: Mater Med 17: 1043-1048 (2006) L. Bozec, M.A. Horton, "Skeletal tissues as nanomaterials"
  • PNAS 102 (45): 16293-16296 (2005) G. Huber, H. Mantz, R. Spolenak, K. Mecke, K. Jacobs, S.N. Gorb, E. Arzt "Evidence for capillarity contributions to gecko adhesion from single spatula nanomechanical measurements"
  • Biol. Lett. 1: 2-4 (2005) G. Huber, S.N. Gorb, R. Spolenak, E. Arzt "Resolving the nanoscale adhesion of individual gecko spatulae by atomic force microscopy"
  • Ultramicroscopy 105 (1-4): 79-89 (2005) L. Bozec, J. de Groot, M. Odlyha, B. Nicholls, S. Nesbitt, A. Flanagan, M. Horton "Atomic force microscopy of collagen structure in bone and dentine revealed by osteoclastic resorption"

BioMAT™ Workstation

  • Hydrometallurgy 104: 370-375 (2010) N. Noël, B. Florian, W. Sand "AFM & EFM study on attachment of acidophilic leaching organisms"
  • App. Environ. Microbiology, 74 (2): 410-415 (2008) S. Mangold, K. Harneit, T. Rohwerder, G. Claus, W. Sand "Novel combination of atomic force microscopy and epifluorescence microscopy for visualization of leaching bacteria on pyrite"
  • Hydrometallurgy 94: 127-132 (2008) S. Mangold, M. Laxander, K. Harneit, T. Rohwerder, G. Claus, W. Sand "Visualization of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans biofilms on pyrite by atomic force and epifluorescence microscopy under various experimental conditions"

TAO™ Module, TERS, NanoOptics

  • Biophys.J. 106 (1): 263–271 (2013) D. Kurouski, T. Deckert-Gaudig, V. Deckert, I.K. Lednevemail, "Surface Characterization of Insulin Protofilaments and Fibril Polymorphs Using Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)"
  • Analyst 138: 1665-1673 (2013) D. Kurouski, T. Postiglione, T. Deckert-Gaudig, V. Deckert, I.K. Lednev, "Amide I vibrational mode suppression in surface (SERS) and tip (TERS) enhanced Raman spectra of protein specimens"
  • Nature Nanotechnology 7: 583–586 (2012) E.M. van Schrojenstein Lantman, T. Deckert-Gaudig, A.J.G. Mank, V. Deckert, B.M. Weckhuysen, "Catalytic processes monitored at the nanoscale with tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy"
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (41): 17076–17082 (2012) N. Kazemi-Zanjani, H. Chen, H.A. Goldberg, G.K. Hunter, B. Grohe, F. Lagugné-Laberthet, "Label-Free Mapping of Osteopontin Adsorption to Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Crystals by Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy"
  • J. Biophoton 5: 582-591 (2012) T. Deckert-Gaudig, R. Boehme, E. Freier, A. Sebesta, T. Merkendorf, J. Popp, K. Gerwert, V. Deckert, "Nanoscale distinction of membrane patches - a TERS study of Halobacterium salinarum"
  • Langmuir 28: 3206-3216 (2012) S. Attili, R.P. Richter, "Combining Colloidal Probe Atomic Force and Reflection Interference Contrast Microscopy to Study the Compressive Mechanics of Hyaluronan Brushes"
  • J Biophoton 5: 215-219 (2012) T. Deckert-Gaudig, E. Kämmer, V. Deckert, "Tracking of nanoscale structural variations on a single amyloid fibril with tip-enhanced Raman scattering"
  • Nano Lett. 11: 1868-1873 (2011) B.R. Wood, E. Bailo, M.A. Khiavi, L. Tilley, S. Deed, T. Deckert-Gaudig, D. McNaughton, V. Deckert, "Tip-enhanced Raman scattering (TERS) from hemozoin crystals within a sectioned erythrocyte"
  • Small 7: 209-214 (2011) M. Richter, M. Hedegaard, T. Deckert-Gaudig, P. Lampen, V. Deckert, "Laterally resolved and direct spectroscopic evidence of nanometer-sized lipid and protein domains on a single cell"
  • Analyst 136: 1148-1152 (2011) P. Hermann, A. Hermelink, V. Lausch, G. Holland, L. Möller, N. Bannert, D. Naumann, "Evaluation of tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for characterizing different virus strains"
  • Chem. Commun. 47: 11453-11455 (2011) R. Böhme, M. Mkandawire, U. Krause-Buchholz, P. Rösch, G. Rödel, J. Popp, V. Deckert, "Characterizing cytochrome c states – TERS studies of whole mitochondria"
  • Nature Nanotech. 5: 67-72 (2010) F. De Angelis, G. Das, P. Candeloro, M. Patrini, M. Galli, A. Bek, M. Lazzarino, I. Maksymov, C. Liberale, L. C. Andreani, E. Di Fabrizio, "Nanoscale chemical mapping using three-dimensional adiabatic compression of surface plasmon polaritons"
  • Nano Lett. 8: 485-490 (2008) A. Bek, R. Jansen, M. Ringler, S. Mayilo, T.A. Klar, J. Feldmann, "Fluorescence enhancement in hot spots of AFM-Designed gold nanoparticle sandwiches"
  • Nature Nanotechnology 2: 635-639 (2007) M. Comellas-Aragone, H. Engelkamp, V.I. Claessen, N.A.J.M. Sommerdijk, A.E. Rowan, P.C.M. Christianen, J.C. Maan, B.J.M. Verduin, J.J.L.M. Cornelissen, R.J.M Nolte, "A virus-based single-enzyme nanoreactor"
  • J. Raman Spectroscopy 37: 311-317 (2006) A. Rasmussen, V. Deckert "Surface- and tip-enhanced Raman scattering of DNA components"
  • Proc. SPIE 6093: 242-249 (2006) A. Rasmussen, C. Budich, V. Deckert, "Tip-enhanced Raman scattering (TERS) of a DNA binding compound"
  • Chem Phys Chem 7(7): 1428-1430 (2006) U. Neugebauer, P. Rösch, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, C. Julien, A. Rasmussen, C. Budich, V. Deckert, "On the way to nanometer-sized information of the bacterial surface by Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy"
  • Chem Phys Chem 8 (1): 124-137 (2006) U. Neugebauer, P. Rösch, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, C. Julien, A. Rasmussen, C. Budich, V. Deckert, "Towards a detailed understanding of bacterial metabolism - spectroscopic characterization of Staphylococcus Epidermis"
  • Biopolymers 82: 410-414 (2006) R.J. Owen, C.D. Heyes, D. Knebel, C. Röcker, G.U. Nienhaus, "An integrated instrumental setup for the combination of atomic force microscopy with optical spectroscopy"