Soft Matter Physics Division - Biophysics at the University of Leipzig University of Leipzig
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Iman Elbalasy, Paul Mollenkopf, Cary Tutmarc, Harald Herrmann, Jörg Schnauß
Keratins determine network stress responsiveness in reconstituted actin-keratin filament systems
Soft Matter, accepted (2021)

Steffen Grosser, Jürgen Lippoldt, Linda Oswald, Matthias Merkel, Daniel M. Sussman, Frederic Renner, Pablo Gottheil, Erik W. Morawetz, Thomas Fuhs, Xiaofan Xie, Steve Pawlizak, Anatol W. Fritsch, Benjamin Wolf, Lars-Christian Horn, Susanne Briest, Bahriye Aktas, M. Lisa Manning, Josef A. Käs
Cell and Nucleus Shape as an Indicator of Tissue Fluidity in Carcinoma
Physical Review X 11, 011033 (2021)

Sheilan Sinjari, Jessica S. Freitag, Christoph Herold, Oliver Otto, David M. Smith, Harald D. H. Stöver:
Enzyme kinetics and inhibition parameters of human leukocyte glucosylceramidase
Journal of Polymer Sciences, vol. 58, iss. 17, p. 2317 - 2326 (2020)

Mesut Karatas, Senol Dogan, Emrulla Spahiu, Adna Asic, Larisa Besic, Yusuf Turan:
Enzyme kinetics and inhibition parameters of human leukocyte glucosylceramidase
Heliyon, vol. 6, iss. 11, e05191 (2020)

Alice Abend, Chelsie Steele, Sabine Schmidt, Ronny Frank, Heinz-Georg Jahnke, Mareike Zink:
Proliferation and Cluster Analysis of Neurons and Glial Cell Organization on Nanocolumnar TiN Substrates
Int. Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 21, iss. 17 (2020)

Olga Ilina, Pavlo G. Gritsenko, Simon Syga, Jürgen Lippoldt, Caterina A. M. La Porta, Oleksandr Chepizhko, Steffen Grosser, Manon Vullings, Gert-Jan Bakker, Jörn Starruβ, Peter Bult, Stefano Zapperi, Josef A. Käs, Andreas Deutsch, Peter Friedl:
Cell-Cell Adhesion and 3D Matrix Confinement Determine Jamming Transitions in Breast Cancer Invasion
Nature Cell Biology, August, 1-13 (2020)

Kantida Juncheed, Bernd Kohlstrunk, Sabrina Friebe, Valentina Dallacasagrande, Patric Maurer, Andreas Reichenbach, Stefan G. Mayr, Mareike Zink:
Employing Nanostructured Scaffolds to Investigate the Mechanical Properties of Adult Mammalian Retinae Under Tension
Int. Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 21, iss. 11 (2020)

Stefano Siccardi, Andrew Adamatzky, Jack Tuszyński, Florian Huber, Jörg Schnauß:
Actin networks voltage circuits
Physical Review E 101, 052314 (2020)

Paul Van Liedekerke, Johannes Neitsch, Tim Johann, Enrico Warmt, Ismael Gonzales Valverde, Steffen Grosser, Stefan Hoehme, Josef Käs, Dirk Drasdo:
A quantitative high-resolution computational mechanics cell model for growing and regenerating tissues
Biomechanics and Modelling in Mechanobiology, 19, 189 - 220 (2020)

Jörg Schnauß, B. U. Sebastian Schmidt, Christina B. Brazel, Senol Dogan, Wolfgang Losert, Ulf Anderegg, Josef A. Käs:
Influence of Hyaluronic Acid Binding on the Actin Cortex measured by Optical Forces
Journal of Biophotonics, e201960215 (2020)

Senol Dogan:
Genomic Characterization of Mixed Lineage Leukemias
WCRJ 7, e1516 (2020)

Yang Shen, B. U. Sebastian Schmidt, Hans Kubitschke, Erik W. Morawetz, Benjamin Wolf, Josef A. Käs, Wolfgang Losert:
Detecting heterogeneity in and between breast cancer cell lines
Cancer Convergence 4, Article number: 1 (2020)

Kaspar-Josche Streitberger, Ledia Lilaj, Felix Schrank, Jürgen Braun, Karl-Titus Hoffmann, Martin Reiss-Zimmermann, Josef A. Käs, Ingolf Sack:
How tissue fluidity influences brain tumor progression
PNAS January 7, 2020 117 (1) 128-134

Senol Dogan, Emrulla Spahiu:
Engaging Students in Science Using Project Olympiads: A case study in Bosnia and Herzegovina
J. of Res. in Sci. Math. and Tech. Edu. (2020)

Jörg Schnauß:
Audience Response Systeme und Online Self-Assessments zur Aktivierung und Evaluationdes Plenums
Jahrgang 2020, Seiten 53-57, ISSN: 2195-0334

Nils Wilharm, Tony Fischer, Florian Ott, Robert Konieczny, Mareike Zink, Annette G. Beck-Sickinger, Stefan G. Mayr:
Energetic electron assisted synthesis of highly tunable temperature-responsive collagen/elastin gels for cyclic actuation: macroscopic switching and molecular origins
Scientific Reports 9, Article number: 12363 (2019)

Andrew Adamatzky, Jörg Schnauß, Florian Huber:
Actin droplet machine
Royal Society Open Science 6:191135 (2019)

Andrew Adamatzky, Florian Huber, Jörg Schnauß:
Computing on actin bundles network
Scientific Reports 9, Article number: 15887 (2019)

Mehrgan Shahryari, Heiko Tzschätzsch, Jing Guo, Stephan R. Marticorena Garcia, Georg Böning, Uli Fehrenbach, Lisa Stencel, Patrick Asbach, Bernd Hamm, Josef A. Käs, Jürgen Braun, Timm Denecke, Ingolf Sack:
Tomoelastography Distinguishes Noninvasively between Benign and Malignant Liver Lesions
Cancer Research vol. 79 iss. 22 (2019)

Emir Sehovic, Adem Hadrovic, Senol Dogan:
Detection and analysis of stable and flexible genes towards a genome signature framework in cancer
Bioinformation 15(10): 772 - 779 (2019)

Charlotte Kielar, Yang Xin, Xiaodan Xu, Sigi Zhu, Nelli Gorin, Guido Grundmeier, Christin Möser, David M. Smith, Adrian Keller:
Effect of Staple Age on DNA Origami Nanostructure Assembly and Stability
Molecules 24 (14):2577 (2019)

Hans Kubitschke, Benjamin Wolf, Erik Morawetz, Lars-Christian Horn, Bahriye Aktas, Ulrich Behn, Michael Höckel, Josef Käs:
Roadmap to Local Tumour Growth: Insights from Cervical Cancer
Scientific Reports 9, Article number: 12768 (2019)

Carlotta Ficorella, Rebeca Martinez Vàzques, Paul Heine, Eugenia Lepera, Jing Cao, Enrico Warmt, Roberto Osellame, Josef Käs:
Normal epithelial and triple-negative breast cancer cells show the same invasion potential in rigid spatial confinement
New Journal of Physics, 21 (2019)

Tom Golde, Martin Glaser, Cary Tutmarc, Iman Elbalasy, Constantin Huster, Gaizka Busteros, David M. Smith, Harald Herrmann, Josef A. Käs, Jörg Schnauß:
The role of stickiness in the rheology of semiflexible polymers
Soft Matter, 15 (2019) 4865-4872

Frank Sauer, Linda Oswald, Angela Ariza de Schellenberger, Heiko Tzschätzsch, Felix Schrank, Tony Fischer, Jürgen Braun, Claudia T. Mierke, Rustem Valiullin, Ingolf Sack, Josef A. Käs:
Collagen networks determine viscoelastic properties of connective tissues yet do not hinder diffusion of the aqueous solvent
Soft Matter, 15 (2019) 3055-3064

Stefanie Riedel, Philine Hietschold, Catharina Krömmelbein, Tom Kunschmann, Robert Konieczny, Wolfgang Knolle, Claudia T. Mierke, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr:
Design of biomimetic collagen matrices by reagent-free electron beam induced crosslinking: Structure-property relationships and cellular response
Materials and Design, 168 (2019) 107606

Astrid Weidt, Stefan G. Mayr, Mareike Zink:
Influence of Topological Cues on Fibronectin Adsorption and Contact Guidance of Fibroblasts on Microgrooved Titanium
ACS Appl. Bio Mater.,  (2019) 2,3, 1066-1077

Claudia T. Mierke, Frank Sauer, Steffen Grosser, Stefanie Puder, Tony Fischer, Josef A. Käs:
The two faces of enhanced stroma: Stroma acts as a tumor promoter and a steric obstacle
NMR Biomed.,  vol. 10, e3831 (2018)

Tom Golde, Constantin Huster, Martin Glaser, Tina Händler, Harald Herrmann, Josef A. Käs and Jörg Schnauß:
Glassy dynamics in composite biopolymer networks
Soft Matter,  vol. 14, 7970-7978 (2018)

Mehmet Volkan Cakir, Uta Allenstein, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr:
Early adhesion of cells to ferromagnetic shape memory alloys functionalized with plasma assembled biomolecules - a single cell force spectroscopy study
Materials & Design, vol. 158, 19-27  (2018)

Felix Meinhövel, Roland Stange, Jörg Schnauß, Michael Sauer, Josef A. Käs, Torsten W. Remmerbach:
Changing cell mechanics - a precondition for malignant transformation of oral squamous carcinoma cells
Convergent Science Physical Oncology, vol. 4, 034001  (2018)

Jessica Lorenz, Jörg Schnauß, Martin Glaser, Martin Sajfutdinow, Carsten Schuldt, Josef A. Käs, David M. Smith:
Synthetic Transient Crosslinks Program the Mechanics of Soft, Biopolymer-Based Materials
Advanced Materials 1706092  (2018)

Christin Möser, Jessica S. Lorenz, Martin Sajfutdinow, David M. Smith:
Pinpointed Stimulation of EphA2 Receptors via DNA-Templated Oligovalence
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 19 (11), 3482  (2018)

Martin Sajfutdinow, William M. Jacobs, Aleks Reinhardt, Christoph Schneider, David M. Smith:
Direct observation and rational design of nucleation behavior in addressable self-assembly
PNAS June 26, 115 (26) E5877-E5886  (2018)

Megan C. Engel, David M. Smith, Markus A. Jobst, Martin Sajfutdinow, Tim Liedl, Flavio Romano, Lorenzo Rovigatti, Ard A. Louis, Jonathan P. K. Doye:
Force-Induced Unravelling of DNA Origami
ACS Nano 12(7), 6734-6747  (2018)

Dan Strehle, Paul Mollenkopf, Martin Glaser, Tom Golde, Carsten Schuldt, Josef A. Käs, Jörg Schnauß:
Single Actin Bundle Rheology
Molecules, Volume 22, 1804  (2017)

Jörg Schnauß, Martin Glaser, Jessica S. Lorenz, Carsten Schuldt, Christin Möser, Martin Sajfutinow, Tina Händler, Josef A. Käs, David M. Smith:
DNA Nanotubes as a Versatile Tool to Study Semiflexible Polymers
Journal of Visualized Experiments, 56056  (2017)

Linda Oswald, Steffen Grosser, David M. Smith, J Käs:
Jamming transitions in cancer
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Volume 50, 483001  (2017)

Hans Kubitschke, Jörg Schnauß, K. David Nnetu, Enrico Warmt, Roland Stange, Josef A. Käs:
Actin and microtubule networks contribute differently to cell response for small and large strains
New Journal of Physics, Volume 19, 093003  (2017)

Erik W. Morawetz, Roland Stange, Tobias R. Kießling, Jörg Schnauß, Josef A Käs:
Optical stretching in continuous flows
Convergent Science Physical Oncology, Volume 3, Number 2, 024004  (2017)

Frieda Kage, Moritz Winterhoff, Vanessa Dimchev, Jan Mueller, Tobias Thalheim, Anika Freise, Stefan Brühmann, Jana Kollasser, Jennifer Block, Georgi Dimchev, Matthias Geyer, Hans-Joachim Schnittler, Cord Brakebusch, Theresia E. B. Stradal, Marie-France Carlier, Michael Sixt, Josef Käs, Jan Faix, Klemens Rottner:
FMNL formins boost lamellipodial force generation
Nature Communications, Volume 8, 14832 (2017)

Sonja Kallendrusch, Felicitas Merz, Ingo Bechmann, Stefan G. Mayr, Mareike Zink:
Long-Term Tissue Culture of Adult Brain and Spleen Slices on Nanostructured Scaffolds
Advances Healthcare Materials, Volume 6, Issue 9, 1601336 (2017)

Benedikt Heyart, Astrid Weidt, Emilia I. Wisotzki, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr:
Micropatterning of reagent-free high energy crosslinked gelatin hydrogels for bioapplications
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research B: Applied Biomaterials, published online before print (2017) 

Carsten Schuldt, Jörg Schnauß, Tina Händler, Martin Glaser, Jessica Lorenz, Tom Golde, J. A. Käs, David M. Smith:
Tuning synthetic semiflexible networks by bending stiffness
Physical Review Letters, Volume 117, Issue 19, 197801 (2016)

Jörg Schnauß, Tina Händler, Josef A. Käs:
Semiflexible biopolymers in bundled arrangements
Polymers, Volume 8, Issue 8, 274 (2016)

Martin Glaser, Jörg Schnauß, Teresa Tschirner, B. U. Sebastian Schmidt, Maximilian Moebius-Winkler, Josef A. Käs, David M. Smith:
Self-assembly of hierarchically ordered structures in DNA nanotube systems
New Journal of Physics, Volume 18, Issue 5, 055001 (2016)

Jörg Schnauß, Tom Golde, Carsten Schuldt, B. U. Sebastian Schmidt, Martin Glaser, Dan Strehle, Tina Händler, Claus Heussinger, Josef A. Käs:
Transition from a linear to a harmonic potential in collective dynamics of a multifilament actin bundle
Physical Review Letters, Volume 116, Issue 10, 108102 (2016)

Emilia I. Wisotzki, Ralf P. Friedrich, Astrid Weidt, Christoph Alexiou, Stefan G. Mayr, Mareike Zink:
Cellular response to reagent-free electron-irradiated gelatin hydrogels 
Macromolecular Bioscience, Volume 16, Issue 6, Pages 914-924 (2016)

S. Mayazur Rahman, Andreas Reichenbach, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr:
Mechanical spectroscopy of retina explants at the protein level employing nanostructured scaffolds
Soft Matter, Volume 12, Issue 14, Pages 3431-3441 (2016)

Jörg Schnauß, Martin Glaser, Carsten Schuldt, Tom Golde, Tina Händler, Sebastian Schmidt, Stefan Diez, Josef Käs:
Motor-free force generation in biological systems
diffusion-fundamentals.org, Volume 23, Issue 5, Pages 1-15 (2015)

Steve Pawlizak, Anatol W. Fritsch, Steffen Grosser, Dave Ahrens, Tobias Thalheim, Stefanie Riedel, Tobias R. Kießling, Linda Oswald, Mareike Zink, M. Lisa Manning, Josef A. Käs:
Testing the differential adhesion hypothesis across the epithelial-mesenchymal transition
New Journal of Physics, Volume 17, Issue 8, 083049 (2015)

Paul Heine, Allen Ehrlicher, Josef Käs:
Neuronal and metastatic cancer cells: Unlike brothers
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Cell Research, Volume 1853, Issue 11, Part B, Pages 3126-3131 (2015)

Chris Händel, Sebastian Schmidt, Jürgen Schiller, Undine Dietrich, Till Möhn, Tobias Kießling, Steve Pawlizak, Anatol Fritsch, Lars-Christian Horn, Susanne Briest, Michael Höckel, Mareike Zink, Josef Käs:
Cell membrane softening in human breast and cervical cancer cells
New Journal of Physics, Volume 17, Issue 8, 083008 (2015)

Simone Braig, Sebastian U. Schmidt, Katharina Ferkaljuk, Chris Händel, Till Möhn, Oliver Werz, Rolf Müller, Stefan Zahler, Andreas Koeberle, Josef A. Käs, Angelika M. Vollmar:
Pharmacological targeting of membrane rigidity: Implications on cancer cell migration and invasion
New Journal of Physics, Volume 17, Issue 8, 083007 (2015)

Uta Allenstein, Susanne Selle, Meike Tadsen, Christian Patzig, Thomas Höche, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr:
Coupling of Metals and Biominerals: Characterizing the Interface between Ferromagnetic Shape-Memory Alloys and Hydroxyapatite
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Volume 7, Issue 28, Pages 15331-15338 (2015)

Sebastian B. Schmidt, Tobias R. Kießling, Enrico Warmt, Anatol W. Fritsch, Roland Stange, Josef Käs:
Complex thermorheology of living cells
New Journal of Physics, Volume 17, 073010 (2015)

D. Michalski, W. Härtig, M. Krueger, C. Hobohm, J. A. Käs, T. Fuhs:
A novel approach for mechanical tissue characterization indicates decreased elastic strength in brain areas affected by experimental thromboembolic stroke
Neuroreport, Volume 26, Issue 10, Pages 583-587 (2015)

U. Allenstein, S. G. Mayr, M. Zink:
Contractile cell forces deform macroscopic cantilevers and quantify biomaterial performance
Soft Matter, Volume 11, Issue 25, Pages 5053-5059 (2015)

Florian Huber, Dan Strehle, Jörg Schnauß, Josef Käs:
Formation of regularly spaced networks as a general feature of actin bundle condensation by entropic forces 
New Journal of Physics, Volume 17, 043029 (2015)

Alba C. De Luca, Mareike Zink, Astrid Weidt, Stefan G. Mayr, Athina E. Markaki:
Effect of microgrooved surface topography on osteoblast maturation and protein adsorption
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Volume 103, Issue 8, 2689-2700 (2015)

Steffen Grosser, Anatol W. Fritsch, Tobias R. Kießling, Roland Stange, Josef A. Käs:
The lensing effect of trapped particles in a dual-beam optical trap
Optics Express, Volume 23, Issue 4, Pages 5221-5235 (2015)

U. Allenstein, F. Szillat, A. Weidt, M. Zink, S. G. Mayr:
Interfacing hard and living matter: plasma-assembled proteins on inorganic functional materials for enhanced coupling to cells and tissue 
Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Volume 2, Issue 44, Pages 7739-7746 (2014)

Mareike Zink, S. G. Mayr:
Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys: synthesis, characterisation and biocompatibility of Fe-Pd for mechanical coupling to cells
Materials Science and Technology, Volume 30, Issue 13a, Pages 1579-1589 (2014)

Enrico Warmt, Tobias R. Kießling, Roland Stange, Anatol W. Fritsch, Mareike Zink, Josef A Käs:
Thermal instability of cell nuclei
New Journal of Physics, Volume 16, Issue 7, 073009 (2014)

J. Lippoldt, C. Händel, U. Dietrich, J. A. Käs:
Dynamic membrane structure induces temporal pattern formation
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes, Volume 1838, Issue 10, Pages 2380-2390 (2014)

Emilia I. Wisotzki, Marcel Hennes, Carsten Schuldt, Florian Engert, Wolfgang Knolle, Ulrich Decker, Josef A. Käs, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr:
Tailoring the material properties of gelatin hydrogels by high energy electron irradiation
Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Volume 2, Issue 27, Pages 4297-4309 (2014)

Daniel E. Minner, Philipp Rauch, Josef Käs, Christoph A. Naumann:
Polymer-tethered lipid multi-bilayers: a biomembrane-mimicking cell substrate to probe cellular mechano-sensing
Soft Matter, Volume 10, Issue 8, 1189-1198 (2014)

Markus Gyger, Roland Stange, Tobias Kießling, Anatol Fritsch, Katja B. Kostelnik, Annette G. Beck-Sickinger, Mareike Zink, Josef A. Käs:
Active contractions in single suspended epithelial cells 
European Biophysics Journal, Volume 43, Issue 1, Pages 11-23 (2014)

Thomas Fuhs, Michael Gögler, Claudia A. Brunner, Charles W. Wolgemuth, Josef A. Käs:
Causes of retrograde flow in fish keratocytes
Cytoskeleton, Volume 71, Issue 1, Pages 24-35 (2014)

Janine Runge, Torsten E. Reichert, Anatol Fritsch, Josef Käs, Julia Bertolini, Torsten W. Remmerbach:
Evaluation of single cell biomechanics as potential marker for oral squamous cell carcinomas: a pilot study
Oral Diseases, Volume 20, Issue 3, e120-e127 (2014)

Tom Golde, Carsten Schuldt, Jörg Schnauß, Dan Strehle, Martin Glaser, Josef A. Käs:
Fluorescent Beads Disintegrate Actin Networks
Physical Review E, Volume 88, Issue 4, 044601 (2013)

Kristin Seltmann, Anatol W. Fritsch, Josef A. Käs, Thomas M. Magin:
Keratins significantly contribute to cell stiffness and impact invasive behavior
PNAS, Volume 110, No. 46, 18507-18512 (2013)

Kenechukwu David Nnetu, Melanie Knorr, Steve Pawlizak, Thomas Fuhs, Josef A. Käs:
Slow and anomalous dynamics of an MCF-10A epithelial cell monolayer
Soft Matter, Volume 9, 9335-9341 (2013)

Tobias R. Kießling, Roland Stange, Josef A. Käs, Anatol W. Fritsch:
Thermorheology of living cells - impact of temperature variations on cell mechanics
New Journal of Physics, Volume 15, Issue 4 (2013)

T. R. Kießling, M. Herrera, K. D. Nnetu, E. M. Balzer, M. Girvan, A. W. Fritsch, S. S. Martin, J. A. Käs, W. Losert:
Analysis of multiple physical parameters for mechanical phenotyping of living cells
European Biophysics Journal, Volume 42, Issue 5, 383-394 (2013)

Florian Huber, Jörg Schnauß, Susanne Rönicke, Philipp Rauch, Karla Müller, Claus Fütterer, Josef Käs:
Emergent complexity of the cytoskeleton: from single filaments to tissue
Advances in Physics, Volume 62, Issue 1 (2013)

Lydia Woiterski, Thomas Claudepierre, Robert Luxenhofer, Rainer Jordan, Josef A. Käs:
Stages of neuronal network formation
New Journal of Physics, Volume 15, 025029 (2013)

Uta Allenstein, Yanhong Ma, Ariyan Arabi-Hashemi, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr:
Fe-Pd based ferromagnetic shape memory actuators for medical applications: Biocompatibility, effect of surface roughness and protein coatings
Acta Biomaterialia, Volume 9, Issue 3, 5845-5853 (2013)

Michael Krahe, Iris Wenzel, Kao-Nung Lin, Julia Fischer, Joseph Goldmann, Markus Kästner, Claus Fütterer:
Fluctuations and differential contraction during regeneration of Hydra vulgaris tissue toroids
New Journal of Physics, Volume 15, 035004 (2013)

Philipp Rauch, Paul Heine, Barbara Goettgens, Josef A Käs:
Forces from the rear: deformed microtubules in neuronal growth cones influence retrograde flow and advancement
New Journal of Physics, Volume 15, 015007 (2013)

Mareike Zink, Florian Szillat, Uta Allenstein, Stefan G. Mayr:
Interaction of Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys and RGD Peptides for Mechanical Coupling to Cells: from Ab Initio Calculations to Cell Studies
Advanced Functional Materials, Volume 23, Issue 11, 1383-1391 (2013)

Karim El-Laithy, Melanie Knorr, Josef Käs, Martin Bogdan:
Digital detection and analysis of branching and cell contacts in neural cell cultures
Journal Neuroscience Methods, Volume 210, Issue 2, 206-219 (2012)

Christian Kappel, Nicole Dölker, Rajendra Kumar, Mareike Zink, Ulrich Zachariae, Helmut Grubmüller:
Universal Relaxation Governs the Nonequilibrium Elasticity of Biomolecules
Physical Review Letters, Volume 109, 118304 (2012)

Thomas Fuhs, Lydia Reuter, Iris Vonderhaid, Thomas Claudepierre, Josef A. Käs:
Inherently slow and weak forward forces of neuronal growth cones measured by a drift-stabilized atomic force microscope
Cytoskeleton, Volume 70, Issue 1, 44-53 (2012)

Kenechukwu David Nnetu, Melanie Knorr, Josef A. Käs, Mareike Zink:
The impact of jamming on boundaries of collectively moving weak-interacting cells 
New Journal of Physics, Volume 14, 115012 (2012)

Kenechukwu David Nnetu, Melanie Knorr, Dan Strehle, Mareike Zink, Josef A. Käs:
Directed persistent motions maintain sheet integrity during multi-cellular spreading and migration
Soft Matter, Soft Matter, Volume 8, Issue 26, 2913-2921 (2012)

Mireille Martin, Karla Müller, Cristina Cadenas, Matthias Hermes, Mareike Zink, Jan G. Hengstler, Josef A. Käs:
ERBB2 overexpression triggers transient high mechanoactivity of breast tumor cells
Cytoskeleton, Volume 69, Issue 5, 267-277 (2012)

Valentina Dallacasagrande, Mareike Zink, Steven Huth, Alexander Jakob, Marcus Müller, Andreas Reichenbach, Josef A. Käs, S. G. Mayr:
Tailoring Substrates for Long-Term Organotypic Culture of Adult Neuronal Tissue
Advanced Materials, Volume 24, Issue 18, 2399-2403 (2012)

Hans Kubitschke, Claus Fütterer:
Dynamics of pore synthesis and degradation in protocells 
New Journal of Physics, Volume 14, 103008 (2012)

Lydia Woiterski, David W. Britt, Josef A. Käs, Carsten Selle:
Oriented Confined Water Induced by Cationic Lipids
Langmuir, Volume 28, Issue 10, 4712-4722 (2012)

Aldo Leal-Egaña, Anatol Fritsch, Felicia Heidebrecht, Aránzazu Díaz-Cuenca, Marcin Nowicki, Augustinus Bader, Josef Käs:
Tuning liver stiffness against tumours: An in vitro study using entrapped cells in tumour-like microcapsules
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Volume 9, 113-121 (2012)

Juliane Zimmermann, Claudia Brunner, Mihaela Enculescu, Michael Goegler, Allen Ehrlicher, Josef Käs, Martin Falcke:
Actin Filament Elasticity and Retrograde Flow Shape the Force-Velocity Relation of Motile Cells
Biophysical Journal, Volume 102, Issue 2, 287-295 (2012)

Florian Huber, Dan Strehle, Josef Käs:
Counterion-induced formation of regular actin bundle networks
Soft Matter, Volume 8, Issue 4, 931-936 (2012)

Silke Agte, Stephan Junek, Sabrina Matthias, Elke Ulbricht, Ines Erdmann, Antje Wurm, Detlev Schild, Josef A. Käs, Andreas Reichenbach: 
Müller glial cell-provided cellular light guidance through the vital guinea-pig retina
Biophysical Journal, Volume 101, Issue 11, 2611-2619 (2011)

Oliver Jonas, Claudia Mierke, Josef Käs:
Invasive cancer cell lines exhibit biomechanical properties that are distinct from their noninvasive counterparts
Soft Matter, Volume 7, Issue 24, 11488-11495 (2011)

Timo Betz, Daniel Koch, Yun-Bi Lu, Kristian Franze, Josef A. Käs
Growth cones as soft and weak force generators
PNAS, Volume 108, Issue 33, 13420-13425 (2011)

Sebastian Koth, Michael Krahe, Claus Fütterer:
Fluctuations and symmetries in biology and physics
DGZ Cell News, Volume 4/2011, 40-45 (2011)

Markus Gyger, Daniel Rose, Roland Stange, Tobias Kießling, Mareike Zink, Ben Fabry, Josef A. Käs:
Calcium imaging in the optical stretcher
Optics Express, Volume 19, Issue 20, 19212-19222 (2011) 

Undine Dietrich, Peter Krüger, Josef A. Käs:
Structural investigation on the adsorption of the MARCKS peptide on anionic lipid monolayers - effects beyond electrostatic
Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, Volume 164, Issue 4, 266-275 (2011)

Franziska Wetzel, Susanne Rönicke, Karla Müller, Markus Gyger, Daniel Rose, Mareike Zink, Josef Käs:
Single cell viability and impact of heating by laser absorption 
European Biophysics Journal, Volume 40, Issue 9, 1109-1114 (2011)

Florian Huber, Josef Käs:
Self-regulative organization of the cytoskeleton
Cytoskeleton, Volume 68, Issue 5, 259-265 (2011)

Melanie Knorr, Daniel Koch, Thomas Fuhs, Ulrich Behn, Josef A. Käs:
Stochastic Actin Dynamics in Lamellipodia Reveal Parameter Space for Cell Type Classification
Soft Matter, Volume 7, 3192-3203 (2011)

Sergio Alonso, Undine Dietrich, Chris Händel, Josef A. Käs, Markus Bär:
Oscillations in the Lateral Pressure of Lipid Monolayers Induced by Nonlinear Chemical Dynamics of the Second Messengers MARCKS and Protein Kinase C
Biophysical Journal, Volume 100, Issue 4, 939-947 (2011)

Björn Stuhrmann, Florian Huber, Josef A. Käs:
Robust organization principles of protrusive biopolymer networks in migrating living cells
PLoS ONE, Volume 6, Issue 1, e14471 (2011)

Yun-Bi Lu, Ianors Iandiev, Margrit Hollborn, Nicole Körber, Elke Ulbricht, Petra G. Hirrlinger, Thomas Pannicke, Er-Qing Wei, Andreas Bringmann, Hartwig Wolburg, Ulrika Wilhelmsson, Milos Pekny, Peter Wiedemann, Andreas Reichenbach, Josef A. Käs:
Reactive glial cells: increased stiffness correlates with increased intermediate filament expression
The FASEB Journal, Volume 25, Issue 2, 624-631 (2011)

Dan Strehle, Jörg Schnauß, Claus Heussinger, José Alvarado, Mark Bathe, Josef Käs, Brian Gentry:
Transiently crosslinked F-actin bundles 
European Biophysical Journal, Volume 40, Number 1, 93-101 (2011)

Mareike Zink, Anatol Fritsch, Franziska Wetzel, K. David Nnetu, Tobias Kießling, Josef A. Käs:
Probing the physics of tumor cells from mechanical perspectives
Cell News - Newsletter of the German Society for Cell Biology, Volume 36, 17-21 (4/2010)

J. Galle, A. Bader, P. Hepp, W. Grill, B. Fuchs, J.A. Käs, A. Krinner, B. MarquaB, K. Muller, J. Schiller, R.M. Schulz, M. von Buttlar, E. von der Burg, M. Zscharnack, M. Loffler:
Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Cartilage Repair: State of the Art and Methods to monitor Cell Growth, Differentiation and Cartilage Regeneration
Current Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 17, Issue 21, 2274-2291 (2010)

Christian Schulze, Franziska Wetzel, Thomas Kueper, Anke Malsen, Gesa Muhr, Soeren Jaspers, Thomas Blatt, Klaus-Peter Wittern, Horst Wenck, Josef A. Käs:
Stiffening of Human Skin Fibroblasts with Age
Biophysical Journal, Volume 99, Issue 8, 2434-2442 (2010)

Anatol Fritsch, Michael Höckel, Tobias Kiessling, Kenechukwu David Nnetu, Franziska Wetzel, Mareike Zink, Josef A. Käs:
Are biomechanical changes necessary for tumour progression?
Nature Physics, Volume 6, Issue 10, 730-732 (2010)

Björn Kemper, Patrik Langehanenberg, Alexander Höink, Gert von Bally, Falk Wottowah, Stefan Schinkinger, Jochen Guck, Josef Käs, Ilona Bredebusch, Jürgen Schnekenburger, Karin Schütze:
Monitoring of Laser Micromanipulated Optically Trapped Cells by Digital Holographic Microscopy
Journal of Biophotonics, Volume 3, Issue 7, 425-431 (2010)

Y. Ma, M. Zink, S. G. Mayr:
Biocompatibility of single crystalline Fe70Pd30 ferromagnetic shape memory films
Applied Physics Letters, Volume 96, Issue 21, 213703 (2010)

Norio Kikuchi, Allen Ehrlicher, Daniel Koch, Josef A. Käs, Sriram Ramaswamy, Madan Rao:
Buckling, stiffening, and negative dissipation in the dynamics of a biopolymer in an active medium
PNAS, Volume 106, No. 47, 19776-19779 (2009)

Kristian Franze, Jens Gerdelmann, Michael Weick, Timo Betz, Steve Pawlizak, Melike Lakadamyali, Johannes Bayer, Katja Rillich, Michael Gögler, Yun-Bi Lu, Andreas Reichenbach, Paul Janmey, Josef Käs:
Neurite Branch Retraction Is Caused by a Threshold-Dependent Mechanical Impact
Biophysical Journal, Volume 97, Issue 7, 1883-1890 (2009)

Timo Betz, Daniel Koch, Daryl Lim, Josef A. Käs:
Stochastic Actin Polymerization and Steady Retrograde Flow Determine Growth Cone Advancement
Biophysical Journal, Volume 96, Issue 12, 5130-5138 (2009)

Undine Dietrich, Peter Krüger, Thomas Gutberlet, Josef A. Käs:
Interaction of the MARCKS Peptide with PIP2 in Phospholipid Monolayers
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes, Volume 1788, Issue 7, 1474-1481 (2009)

David Smith, Brian Gentry, Björn Stuhrmann, Florian Huber, Dan Strehle, Claudia Brunner, Daniel Koch, Matthias Steinbeck, Timo Betz, Josef A. Käs:
The Cytoskeleton: An Active Polymer-based Scaffold 
Biophysical Reviews and Letters (BRL), Volume 4, Issues 1-2, 179-208 (2009)

Brian Gentry, David Smith, Josef Käs:
Buckling-induced zebra stripe patterns in nematic F-actin
Physical Review E, Volume 79, Issue 3, 031916 (2009)

Claudia Brunner, Axel Niendorf, Josef A. Käs:
Passive and active single-cell biomechanics: a new perspective in cancer diagnosis
Soft Matter, Volume 5, 2171-2178 (2009)

Torsten W. Remmerbach, Falk Wottawah, Julia Dietrich, Bryan Lincoln, Christian Wittekind, Jochen Guck:
Oral Cancer Diagnosis by Mechanical Phenotyping
Cancer Research, Volume 69, Issue 5, 1728-1732 (2009)

Christian Schulze, Karla Müller, Josef A. Käs, Jens C. Gerdelmann:
Compaction of cell shape occurs before decrease of elasticity in CHO-K1 cells treated with actin cytoskeleton disrupting drug cytochalasin D
Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, Volume 66, Issue 4, 193-201 (2009)

Moritz K. Kreysing, Tobias Kießling, Anatol Fritsch, Christian Dietrich, Jochen R. Guck, Josef A. Käs:
The optical cell rotator
Optics Express, Volume 16, Issue 21, 16984-16992 (2008)

Markus Gyger, Florian Rückerl, Josef A. Käs, Jaime Ruiz-García:
Errors in two particle tracking at close distances
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 326, Issue 2, 382-386 (2008)

Max Semmling, Oliver Kreft, Almdena Munoz Javier, Gleb B. Sukhorukov, Josef Käs, Wolfgang J. Parak:
A Novel Flow-Cytometry-Based Assay for Cellular Uptake Studies of Polyelectrolyte Microcapsules
Small, Volume 4, Issue 10, 1763-1768 (2008)

Florian Huber, Josef Käs, Björn Stuhrmann:
Growing Actin Networks Form Lamellipodium and Lamellum by Self-Assembly
Biophysical Journal, Volume 95, Issue 12, 5508-5523 (2008)

Martin B. Forstner, Douglas S. Martin, Florian Rückerl, Josef Käs, Carsten Selle:
Attractive membrane domains control lateral diffusion
Physical Review E, Volume 77, Issue 5, 051906 (2008)

Florian Rückerl, Josef Käs, Carsten Selle:
Diffusion of Nanoparticles in Monolayers is Modulated by Domain Size
Langmuir, Volume 24, Issue 7, 3365-3369 (2008)

Timo Betz, Daniel Koch, Björn Stuhrmann, Allen Ehrlicher, Josef Käs:
Statistical analysis of neuronal growth: edge dynamics and the effect of a focused laser on growth cone motility
New Journal of Physics, Volume 9, 426 (2007)

Frank Fleischer, Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Stefanie Eckel, Hendrik Schmidt, Josef Käs, Tatyana Svitkina, Volker Schmidt, Michael Beil:
Actin network architecture and elasticity in lamellipodia of melanoma cells
New Journal of Physics, Volume 9, 420 (2007)

Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Allen Ehrlicher:
The Forces Behind Cell Movement 
International Journal of Biological Sciences Volume 3, 303-317 (2007)

Susanne Ebert, Kort Travis, Bryan Lincoln, Jochen Guck:
Fluorescence ratio thermometry in a microfluidic dual-beam laser trap
Optics Express, Volume 15, Issue 23, 15493-15499 (2007)

Bryan Lincoln, Stefan Schinkinger, Kort Travis, Falk Wottawah, Susanne Ebert, Frank Sauer, Jochen Guck:
Reconfigurable microfluidic integration of a dual-beam laser trap with biomedical applications 
Biomedical Microdevices, Volume 9, Number 5, 703-710 (2007)

Jan Fuhrmann, Josef Käs, Angela Stevens:
Initiation of cytoskeletal asymmetry for cell polarization and movement
Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 249, Issue 2, 278-288 (2007)

David Smith, Falko Ziebert, David Humphrey, Cynthia Duggan, Matthias Steinbeck, Walter Zimmerman, Josef Käs:
Molecular Motor-Induced Instabilities and Cross Linkers Determine Biopolymer Organization
Biophysical Journal, Volume 93, Issue 12, 4445-4452 (2007)

Kristian Franze, Jens Grosche, Serguei N. Skatchkov, Stefan Schinkinger, Christian Foja, Detlev Schild, Ortrud Uckermann, Kort Travis, Andreas Reichenbach, Jochen Guck:
Müller cells are living optical fibers in the vertebrate retina
PNAS, Volume 104, No. 20, 8287-8292 (2007)

Michael Gögler, Timo Betz, Josef Käs:
Simultaneous manipulation and detection of living cell membrane dynamics
Optics Letters, Volume 32, Issue 13, 1893-1895 (2007)

Mireille Martin, Karla Mueller, Falk Wottawah, Stefan Schinkinger, Bryan Lincoln, Maren Romeyke, Josef A. Käs:
Feeling with light for cancer
Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 6080, 126-135 (2006)

Yun-Bi Lu, Kristian Franze, Gerald Seifert, Christian Steinhäuser, Frank Kirchhoff, Hartwig Wolburg, Jochen Guck, Paul Janmey, Er-Qing Wei, Josef Käs, Andreas Reichenbach:
Viscoelastic properties of individual glial cells and neurons in the CNS
PNAS, Volume 103, No. 47, 17759-17764 (2006)

Claudia A. Brunner, Allen Ehrlicher, Bernd Kohlstrunk, Detlef Knebel, Josef A. Käs, Michael Goegler:
Cell migration through small gaps 
European Biophysics Journal, Volume 35, Number 8, 713-719 (2006)

Frank Müller, Andreas Houben, Peter E. Barker, Yan Xiao, Josef A. Käs, Michael Melzer:
Quantum dots - a versatile tool in plant science?
Journal of Nanobiotechnology, Volume 4, 5 (2006)

B. Stuhrmann, H.-G. Jahnke, M. Schmidt, K. Jähn, T. Betz, K. Müller, A. Rothermel, J. Käs, A. A. Robitzki:
Versatile optical manipulation system for inspection, laser processing, and isolation of individual living cells
Review of Scientific Instruments, Volume 77, Issue 6, 063116 (2006)

Timo Betz, Daryl Lim, Josef A. Käs:
Neuronal Growth: A Bistable Stochastic Process
Physical Review Letters, Volume 96, Issue 9, 098103 (2006)

Kort Travis, Jochen Guck:
Scattering from Single Nanoparticles: Mie Theory Revisited
Biophysical Reviews and Letters (BRL), Volume 1, Issue 2, 179-207 (2006)

Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Jochen Guck, Falk Wottawah, Stefan Schinkinger, Bryan Lincoln, Maren Romeyke, Tess Moon, Josef Käs:
Quantifying the contribution of actin networks to the elastic strength of fibroblasts
Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 242, Issue 2, 502-516 (2006)
Corrigendum to "Quantifying the contribution of actin networks to the elastic strength of fibroblasts"
Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 255, Issue 1, 162 (2008)

F.-U. Gast, P. S. Dittrich, P. Schwille, M. Weigel, M. Mertig, J. Opitz, U. Queitsch, S. Diez, B. Lincoln, F. Wottawah, S. Schinkinger, J. Guck, J. Käs, J. Smolinski, K. Salchert, C. Werner, C. Duschl, M. S. Jäger, K. Uhlig, P. Geggier, S. Howitz:
The microscopy cell (MicCell), a versatile modular flowthrough system for cell biology, biomaterial research, and nanotechnology
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Volume 2, Number 1, 21-36 (2006)

B. Stuhrmann, M. Gögler, T. Betz, A. Ehrlicher, D. Koch, J. Käs:
Automated tracking and laser micromanipulation of motile cells
Review of Scientific Instruments, Volume 76, 035105 (2005)

Falk Wottawah, Stefan Schinkinger, Bryan Lincoln, Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Maren Romeyke, Jochen Guck, Josef Käs:
Optical Rheology of Biological Cells
Physical Review Letters, Volume 94, Issue 9, 98103 (2005)

Jochen Guck, Stefan Schinkinger, Bryan Lincoln, Falk Wottawah, Susanne Ebert, Maren Romeyke, Dominik Lenz, Harold M. Erickson, Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Daniel Mitchell, Josef Käs, Sydney Ulvick, Curt Bilby:
Optical Deformability as an Inherent Cell Marker for Testing Malignant Transformation and Metastatic Competence
Biophysical Journal, Volume 88, Issue 5, 3689-3698 (2005)

Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Jochen Guck, Falk Wottawah, Stefan Schinkinger, Bryan Lincoln, Maren Romeyke, Josef Käs:
Modelling the structural response of an eukaryotic cell in the optical stretcher
Current Science, Volume 88, Issue 9, 1434-1440 (2005)

S. Park, D. Koch, R. Cardenas, J. Käs, C. K. Shih:
Cell Motility and Local Viscoelasticity of Fibroblasts
Biophysical Journal, Volume 89, Issue 6, 4330-4342 (2005)

Timo Betz, Jörn Teipel, Daniel Koch, Wolfgang Härtig, Jochen Guck, Josef Käs, Harald Giessen:
Excitation beyond the monochromatic laser limit: simultaneous 3-D confocal and multiphoton microscopy with a tapered fiber as white-light laser source
Journal of Biomedical Optics, Volume 10, Issue 5, 054009 (2005)

Falk Wottawah, Stefan Schinkinger, Bryan Lincoln, Susanne Ebert, Karla Müller, Frank Sauer, Kort Travis, Jochen Guck:
Characterizing single suspended cells by optorheology
Acta Biomaterialia, Volume 1, Issue 3, 263-271 (2005)

R. E. Mahaffy, S. Park, E. Gerde, J. Käs, C. K. Shih:
Quantitative Analysis of the Viscoelastic Properties of Thin Regions of Fibroblasts Using Atomic Force Microscopy
Biophysical Journal, Volume 86, Issue 3, 1777-1793 (2004)

Anna L. Lin, Bernward A. Mann, Gelsy Torres-Oviedo, Bryan Lincoln, Josef Käs, Harry L. Swinney:
Localization and Extinction of Bacterial Populations under Inhomogeneous Growth Conditions
Biophysical Journal, Volume 87, Issue 1, 75-80 (2004)

Carsten Selle, Florian Rückerl, Douglas S. Martin, Martin B. Forstner, Josef A. Käs:
Measurement of diffusion in Langmuir monolayers by single-particle tracking
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Volume 6, Issue 24, 5535-5542 (2004)

Daniel Koch, Timo Betz, Allen Ehrlicher, Michael Gögler, Björn Stuhrmann, Josef Käs:
Optical control of neuronal growth
Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5514 (Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation), 428-436 (2004)

Bryan Lincoln, Harold M. Erickson, Stefan Schinkinger, Falk Wottawah, Daniel Mitchell, Sydney Ulvick, Curt Bilby, Jochen Guck:
Deformability-based flow cytometry
Cytometry Part A, Volume 59A, Issue 2, 203-209 (2004)

Stefan Schinkinger, Falk Wottawah, Kort Travis, Bryan Lincoln, Jochen Guck:
Feeling for cells with light
Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5514 (Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation), 170-178 (2004)

Martin B. Forstner, Douglas S. Martin, Ann M. Navar, Josef A. Käs:
Simultaneous Single-Particle Tracking and Visualization of Domain Structure on Lipid Monolayers
Langmuir, Volume 19, Issue 12, 4876-4879 (2003)

D. Humphrey, C. Duggan, D. Saha, D. Smith, J. Käs:
Active fluidization of polymer networks through molecular motors
Nature, Volume 416, 413-416 (2002)

Jochen Guck, Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Casey C. Cunningham, Josef Käs:
Stretching biological cells with light
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Volume 14, Issue 19, 4843-4856 (2002)

A. Ehrlicher, T. Betz, B. Stuhrmann, D. Koch, V. Milner, M.G. Raizen, J. Käs:
Guiding neuronal growth with light
PNAS, Volume 99, No. 25, 16024-16028 (2002)

Douglas S. Martin, Martin B. Forstner, Josef A. Käs:
Apparent Subdiffusion Inherent to Single Particle Tracking
Biophysical Journal, Volume 83, Issue 4, 2109-2117 (2002)

Jochen Guck, Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Hamid Mahmood, Tess J. Moon, C. Casey Cunningham, Josef Käs:
The Optical Stretcher: A Novel Laser Tool to Micromanipulate Cells
Biophysical Journal, Volume 81, Issue 2, 767-784 (2001)

Martin B. Forstner, Josef Käs, Douglas Martin:
Single Lipid Diffusion in Langmuir Monolayers
Langmuir, Volume 17, Issue 3, 567-570 (2001)

Elizabeth J. Furnish, Wei Zhou, Casey C. Cunningham, Josef A. Kas, Christine E. Schmidt:
Gelsolin overexpression enhances neurite outgrowth in PC12 cells
FEBS Letters, Volume 508, Issue 2, 282-286 (2001)

Jay X. Tang, Josef A. Käs, Jagesh V. Shah, Paul A. Janmey:
Counterion-induced actin ring formation
European Biophysics Journal, Volume 30, Issue 7, 477-484 (2001)

R. E. Mahaffy, C. K. Shih, F. C. MacKintosh, J. Käs:
Scanning Probe-Based Frequency-Dependent Microrheology of Polymer Gels and Biological Cells
Physical Review Letters, Volume 85, Issue 4, 880-883 (2000)

Jochen Guck, Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Tess J. Moon, C. Casey Cunningham, Josef Käs:
Optical Deformability of Soft Biological Dielectrics
Physical Review Letters, Volume 84, Issue 23, 5451-5454 (2000)

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