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Anja Ramsperger, Enrico Bergamaschi, Marco Panizzolo, Ivana Fenoglio, Francesco Barbero, Ruud Peters, Anna Undas, Sebastian Purker, Bernd Giese, Carina R. Lalyer, Alba Tamargo, M. Victoria Moreno-Arribas, Hans-Peter Grossart, Dana Kühnel, Jana Dietrich, Friedrich Paulsen, Anani K. Afanou, Shan Zienolddiny-Narui, Stine Eriksen Hammer, Torunn Kringlen Ervik, Pål Graff, Bendik C. Brinchmann, Karl-Christian Nordby, Håkan Wallin, Matteo Nassi, Federico Benetti, Michela Zanella, Julian Brehm, Holger Kress, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Nano- and microplastics : a comprehensive review on their exposure routes, translocation, and fate in humans. In: NanoImpact, 29 (2023). - .

Aileen Jakobs, Elif Gürkal, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Tillmann Lüders: A novel approach to extract, purify, and fractionate microplastics from environmental matrices by isopycnic ultracentrifugation. In: Science of the Total Environment, 857, Part 3 (2023). - .

Lisa-Cathrin Leitner, Rika Schneider, Thomas Steiner, Martina H. Stenzel, Ruth Freitag, Andreas Greiner: Efficient Synthesis and Wetting Characteristics of Amphiphilic Galactose-PLA Block Copolymers : A Potential Additive for the Accelerated Biodegradation of Micro‐ and Nanoplastics. In: Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 224 (2023). - .


Sebastian Weigert, Pablo Perez‐Garcia, Florian J. Gisdon, Andreas Gagsteiger, Kristine Schweinshaut, G. Matthias Ullmann, Jennifer Chow, Wolfgang R. Streit, Birte Höcker: Investigation of the halophilic PET hydrolase PET6 from Vibrio gazogenes. In: Protein Science, 31 (2022). - .

Hassan Elagami, Sven Frei, Jan-Pascal Boos, Gabriele Trommer, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder: Quantifying microplastic residence times in lakes using mesocosm experiments and transport modelling. In: Water Research, (2022). - .

Volodymr Dudko, Renee Timmins, Olena Khoruzhenko, Maximilian Röhrl, Christopher Greve, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Tekla Tammelin, Seema Agarwal, Eva M. Herzig, Josef Breu: Spontaneous delamination of affordable natural vermiculite as a high barrier filler for biodegradable food packaging. In: Materials Advances, (2022). - .

Stephan Rohrbach, Gerasimos Gkoutselis, Linda Hink, Alfons Weig, Martin Obst, Astrid Diekmann, Adrian Ho, Gerhard Rambold, Marcus A. Horn: Microplastic polymer properties as deterministic factors driving terrestrial plastisphere microbiome assembly and succession in the field. In: Environmental Microbiology, (2022). - .

Nora Meides, Anika Mauel, Teresa Menzel, Volker Altstädt, Holger Ruckdäschel, Jürgen Senker, Peter Strohriegl: Quantifying the fragmentation of polypropylene upon exposure to accelerated weathering. In: Microplastics and Nanoplastics, 2 (2022). - .

Johanna Schmidtmann, Hassan Elagami, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Jan Fleckenstein, Georg Papastavrou, Ulrich Mansfeld, Stefan Peiffer: Heteroaggregation of PS microplastic with ferrihydrite leads to rapid removal of microplastic particles from the water column. In: Environmental Science : Processes & Impacts, (2022). - .

Markus Rolf, Hannes Laermanns, Lukas Kienzler, Christian Pohl, Julia N. Möller, Christian Laforsch, Martin G. J. Löder, Christina Bogner: Flooding frequency and floodplain topography determine abundance of microplastics in an alluvial Rhine soil. In: Science of the Total Environment, 836 (2022). - .

Abhilash Venkateshaiah, Renee Timmins, Elmar Sehl, Stanisław Wacławek, Miroslav Černík, Vinod V. T. Padil, Seema Agarwal: High Barrier, Biodegradable Nanocomposite Films Based on Clay‐Coated and Chemically Modified Gum Kondagogu. In: Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 307 (2022). - .

Thomas Steiner, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Frank Hilbrig, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag: Microplastic Contamination of Composts and Liquid Fertilizers from Municipal Biowaste Treatment Plants : Effects of the Operating Conditions. In: Waste and Biomass Valorization, (2022). - .

Ann-Kathrin Müller, Zhi‐Kang Xu, Andreas Greiner: Filtration of Paint‐Contaminated Water by Electrospun Membranes. In: Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 307 (2022). - .

Lion Schöpfer, Julia N. Möller, Thomas Steiner, Uwe Schnepf, Sven Marhan, Julia Resch, Ansilla Bayha, Martin G. J. Löder, Ruth Freitag, Franz Brümmer, Christian Laforsch, Thilo Streck, Jens Forberger, Martin Kranert, Ellen Kandeler, Holger Pagel: Microplastics persist in an arable soil but do not affect soil microbial biomass, enzyme activities, and crop yield. In: Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, (2022). - .

Andreas Cramer, Pascal Benard, Mohsen Zarebanadkouki, Anders Kaestner, Andrea Carminati: Microplastic induces soil water repellency and limits capillary flow. In: Vadose Zone Journal, (2022). - .

Moritz Lehmann, Mathias J. Krause, Giorgio Amati, Marcello Sega, Jens Harting, Stephan Gekle: Accuracy and performance of the lattice Boltzmann method with 64-bit, 32-bit, and customized 16-bit number formats. In: Physical Review E, 106 (2022). - .

Moritz Lehmann: Esoteric Pull and Esoteric Push : Two Simple In-Place Streaming Schemes for the Lattice Boltzmann Method on GPUs. In: Computation, 10 (2022). - .

Florian J. Gisdon, Elisa Bombarda, G. Matthias Ullmann: Serine and Cysteine Peptidases: So Similar, Yet Different : How the Active-Site Electrostatics Facilitates Different Reaction Mechanisms. In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 126 (2022). - S. 4035-4048.

Tobias Bubmann, Simon Shi, Alexander Brückner, Teresa Menzel, Holger Ruckdäschel, Alois K. Schlarb, Volker Altstädt: Influence of Sample Wetting Method on ESC-Behavior of PMMA under Dynamic Fatigue Crack Propagation. In: Materials, 15 (2022). - .

Thomas Witzmann, Anja Ramsperger, Simon Wieland, Christian Laforsch, Holger Kress, Andreas Fery, Günter K. Auernhammer: Repulsive Interactions of Eco-corona-Covered Microplastic Particles Quantitatively Follow Modeling of Polymer Brushes. In: Langmuir, 38 (2022). - S. 8748-8756.

Caroline Sommer, Johnny Nguyen, Teresa Menzel, Julia A. Prume, Holger Ruckdäschel, Martin Koch: Weathering-induced oxidation : An investigation of artificially aged polystyrene samples using Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. In: Polymer Testing, 112 (2022). - .

Thomas Steiner, Yuanhu Zhang, Julia N. Möller, Seema Agarwal, Martin G. J. Löder, Andreas Greiner, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag: Municipal biowaste treatment plants contribute to the contamination of the environment with residues of biodegradable plastics with putative higher persistence potential. In: Scientific Reports, 12 (2022). - .

Anika Mauel, Björn Pötzschner, Nora Meides, Renée Siegel, Peter Strohriegl, Jürgen Senker: Quantification of photooxidative defects in weathered microplastics using ¹³C multiCP NMR spectroscopy. In: RSC Advances, 12 (2022). - S. 10875-10885.

Robert Stäglich, Tobias W. Kemnitzer, Marie C. Harder, Adrian Schmutzler, Marcel Meinhart, Caroline D. Keenan, Ernst Rößler, Jürgen Senker: Portable Hyperpolarized Xe-129 Apparatus with Long-Time Stable Polarization Mediated by Adaptable Rb Vapor Density. In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 126 (2022). - S. 2578-2589.

Sarmite Kernchen, Martin G. J. Löder, Franziska Fischer, Dieter Fischer, Sonya Moses, Christoph Georgi, Anke Nölscher, Andreas Held, Christian Laforsch: Airborne microplastic concentrations and deposition across the Weser River catchment. In: Science of the Total Environment, 818 (2022). - .

Eike Esders, Christoph Georgi, Wolfgang Babel, Christoph Thomas: Quantitative detection of aerial suspension of particles with a full-frame visual camera for atmospheric wind tunnel studies. In: Aerosol Science and Technology, 56 (2022). - S. 530-544.

Pouyan Ahmadi, Hassan Elagami, Franz Dichgans, Christian Schmidt, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Sven Frei, Stefan Peiffer, Jan Fleckenstein: Systematic Evaluation of Physical Parameters affecting the Terminal Settling Velocity of Microplastic Particles in Lakes using CFD. In: Frontiers in Environmental Science, (2022). - .

Magdalena V. Wilde, Julian Brehm, Michael Schwarzer, Jan B. Stöckl, Christian Laforsch, Thomas Fröhlich: Improving the proteome coverage of Daphnia magna : implications for future ecotoxicoproteomics studies. In: Proteomics, 22 (2022). - .

Abhilash Venkateshaiah, Elmar Sehl, Renee Timmins, Stanisław Wacławek, Miroslav Černík, Seema Agarwal, Vinod V. T. Padil: Dialdehyde Modified Tree Gum Karaya : A Sustainable Green Crosslinker for Gelatin‐Based Edible Films. In: Advanced Sustainable Systems, 6 (2022). - .

Hongli Zhang, Pablo Perez-Garcia, Robert F. Dierkes, Violetta Applegate, Julia Schumacher, Cynthia Maria Chibani, Stefanie Sternagel, Lena Preuss, Sebastian Weigert, Christel Schmeisser, Dominik Danso, Juergen Pleiss, Alexandre Almeida, Birte Höcker, Steven J. Hallam, Ruth A. Schmitz, Sander H. J. Smits, Jennifer Chow, Wolfgang R. Streit: The Bacteroidetes Aequorivita sp. and Kaistella jeonii Produce Promiscuous Esterases With PET-Hydrolyzing Activity. In: Frontiers in Microbiology, 12 (2022). - .

Xian Zhang, Hao-Nan Li, Cheng-Ye Zhu, Xiao-Jun Huang, Andreas Greiner, Zhi-Kang Xu: Biomimetic gill-inspired membranes with direct-through micropores for water remediation by efficiently removing microplastic particles. In: Chemical Engineering Journal, 434 (2022). - .

Sven Ritschar, Frederic Hüftlein, Lisa-Marie Schell, Julian Brehm, Christian Laforsch: Taking advantage of transparency : A proof-of-principle for the analysis of the uptake of labeled microplastic particles by organisms of different functional feeding guilds using an adapted CUBIC protocol. In: Science of the Total Environment, 832 (2022). - S. No. 154922.

Julia Jasinski, Magdalena V. Wilde, Matthias Völkl, Valérie Jérôme, Thomas Fröhlich, Ruth Freitag, Thomas Scheibel: Tailor-Made Protein Corona Formation on Polystyrene Microparticles and its Effect on Epithelial Cell Uptake. In: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 14 (2022). - S. 47277-47287.

Pin Hu, Anil Kumar, Reza Gharibi, Seema Agarwal: Tailor-made compostable Polyurethanes. In: Polymer Chemistry, 13 (2022). - S. 622-630.

Julia N. Möller, Ingrid Heisel, Anna Satzger, Eva Cseperke Vizsolyi, Simon David Jakob Oster, Seema Agarwal, Christian Laforsch, Martin G. J. Löder: Tackling the Challenge of Extracting Microplastics from Soils : A Protocol to Purify Soil Samples for Spectroscopic Analysis. In: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 41 (2022). - S. 844-857.

Anja Ramsperger, Julia Jasinski, Matthias Völkl, Thomas Witzmann, Marcel Meinhart, Valérie Jérôme, Winfried Kretschmer, Ruth Freitag, Jürgen Senker, Andreas Fery, Holger Kress, Thomas Scheibel, Christian Laforsch: Supposedly identical microplastic particles substantially differ in their material properties influencing particle-cell interactions and cellular responses. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 425 (2022). - .

Elmar Sehl, Renee Timmins, Dipannita Ghosh, Josef Breu, Seema Agarwal: Stretchable and Fast Composting Polyester Films with High-Performance Oxygen Barrier. In: ACS Applied Polymer Materials, (2022). - .

Guilherme E. H. Nogueira, Christian Schmidt, Daniel Partington, Philip Brunner, Jan Fleckenstein: Spatiotemporal variations in water sources and mixing spots in a riparian zone. In: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 26 (2022). - S. 1883-1905.

Maximilian Röhrl, Judith H. Mettke, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Holger Schmalz, Ulrich Mansfeld, Renee Timmins, Christoph Habel, Josef Breu, Franz Durst: Shear orientation of nematic phases of clay nanosheets : processing of barrier coatings. In: Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 19 (2022). - S. 487-495.

Michael Schwarzer, Julian Brehm, Martina Vollmer, Julia Jasinski, Chengzhang Xu, Shakir Zainuddin, Thomas Fröhlich, Matthias Schott, Andreas Greiner, Thomas Scheibel, Christian Laforsch: Shape, size, and polymer dependent effects of microplastics on Daphnia magna. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 426 (2022). - .

Matthias Völkl, Valérie Jérôme, Alfons Weig, Julia Jasinski, Nora Meides, Peter Strohriegl, Thomas Scheibel, Ruth Freitag: Pristine and artificially-aged polystyrene microplastic particles differ in regard to cellular response. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 435 (2022). - .

Isabella Schrank, Julia N. Möller, Hannes Imhof, Oliver Hauenstein, Franziska Zielke, Seema Agarwal, Martin G. J. Löder, Andreas Greiner, Christian Laforsch: Microplastic sample purification methods : Assessing detrimental effects of purification procedures on specific plastic types. In: Science of the Total Environment, 833 (2022). - S. No. 154824.

Hassan Elagami, Pouyan Ahmadi, Jan Fleckenstein, Sven Frei, Martin Obst, Seema Agarwal, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder: Measurement of microplastic settling velocities and implications for residence times in thermally stratified lakes. In: Limnology and Oceanography, 67 (2022). - S. 934-945.

Elisabeth Schirmer, Sven Ritschar, Matthias Ochs, Christian Laforsch, Stefan Schuster, Andreas Römpp: MALDI mass spectrometry imaging workflow for the aquatic model organisms Danio rerio and Daphnia magna. In: Scientific Reports, 12 (2022). - .

Chengzhang Xu, Alexander Battig, Bernhard Schartel, Renée Siegel, Jürgen Senker, Inge von der Forst, Carlo Unverzagt, Seema Agarwal, Andreas Möglich, Andreas Greiner: Investigation of the Thermal Stability of Proteinase K for the Melt Processing of Poly(l-lactide). In: Biomacromolecules, 23 (2022). - S. 4841-4850.

Julian Brehm, Magdalena V. Wilde, Lukas Reiche, Lisa-Cathrin Leitner, Benedict Petran, Marcel Meinhart, Simon Wieland, Sven Ritschar, Matthias Schott, Jan-Pascal Boos, Sven Frei, Holger Kress, Jürgen Senker, Andreas Greiner, Thomas Fröhlich, Christian Laforsch: In-depth characterization revealed polymer type and chemical content specific effects of microplastic on Dreissena bugensis. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 437 (2022). - .

Renee Timmins, Anil Kumar, Maximilian Röhrl, Karel Havlíček, Seema Agarwal, Josef Breu: High Barrier Nanocomposite Film with Accelerated Biodegradation by Clay Swelling Induced Fragmentation. In: Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 307 (2022). - .

Simon Wieland, Aylin Balmes, Julian Bender, Jonas Kitzinger, Felix Meyer, Anja Ramsperger, Franz Roeder, Caroline Tengelmann, Benedik H. Wimmer, Christian Laforsch, Holger Kress: From properties to toxicity : comparing microplastics to other airborne microparticles. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 428 (2022). - .

Sadaf Shabbir, Muhammad Faheem, Afzal Ahmed Dar, Naeem Ali, Philip G. Kerr, Zhi-Guo Yu, Yi Li, Sven Frei, Gadah Albasher, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder: Enhanced periphyton biodegradation of endocrine disrupting hormones and microplastic : Intrinsic reaction mechanism, influential humic acid and microbial community structure elucidation. In: Chemosphere, 293 (2022). - .

Ann-Kathrin Müller, Julian Brehm, Matthias Völkl, Valérie Jérôme, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag, Andreas Greiner: Disentangling biological effects of primary nanoplastics from dispersion paints' additional compounds. In: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 242 (2022). - .

Teresa Menzel, Nora Meides, Anika Mauel, Ulrich Mansfeld, Winfried Kretschmer, Meike Kuhn, Eva M. Herzig, Volker Altstädt, Peter Strohriegl, Jürgen Senker, Holger Ruckdäschel: Degradation of low-density polyethylene to nanoplastic particles by accelerated weathering. In: Science of the Total Environment, 826 (2022). - .

Benedikt Hufnagl, Michael Stibi, Heghnar Martirosyan, Ursula Wilczek, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Hans Lohninger: Computer-Assisted Analysis of Microplastics in Environmental Samples Based on μFTIR Imaging in Combination with Machine Learning. In: Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 9 (2022). - S. 90-95.

Anja Holzinger, Magdalena Mair, Darleen Lücker, Dimitri Seidenath, Thorsten Opel, Nico Langhof, Oliver Otti, Heike Feldhaar: Comparison of fitness effects in the earthworm Eisenia fetida after exposure to single or multiple anthropogenic pollutants. In: Science of the Total Environment, 838, Part 3 (2022). - .

Sven Ritschar, Elisabeth Schirmer, Benedikt Hufnagl, Martin G. J. Löder, Andreas Römpp, Christian Laforsch: Classification of target tissues of Eisenia fetida using sequential multimodal chemical analysis and machine learning. In: Histochemistry and Cell Biology, 157 (2022). - S. 127-137.

Simona Mondellini, Matthias Schott, Martin G. J. Löder, Seema Agarwal, Andreas Greiner, Christian Laforsch: Beyond microplastics : Water soluble synthetic polymers exert sublethal adverse effects in the freshwater cladoceran Daphnia magna. In: Science of the Total Environment, 847 (2022). - .

Anil Kumar, Alfons Weig, Seema Agarwal: Balancing Degradability and Physical Properties of Amorphous Poly (D, L‐lactide) by Making Blends. In: Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 307 (2022). - .

Moritz Lehmann, Stephan Gekle: Analytic Solution to the Piecewise Linear Interface Construction Problem and Its Application in Curvature Calculation for Volume-of-Fluid Simulation Codes. In: Computation, 10 (2022). - .


Hannes Laermanns, Georg Reifferscheid, Jonas Kruse, Corinna Földi, Georg Dierkes, Dirk Schaefer, Christian Scherer, Christina Bogner, Friederike Stock: Microplastic in Water and Sediments at the Confluence of the Elbe and Mulde Rivers in Germany. In: Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9 (2021). - .

Abhilash Venkateshaiah, Karel Havlíček, Renee Timmins, Maximilian Röhrl, Stanisław Wacławek, Nhung H. A. Nguyen, Miroslav Černík, Vinod V. T. Padil, Seema Agarwal: Alkenyl succinic anhydride modified tree-gum kondagogu : A bio-based material with potential for food packaging. In: Carbohydrate Polymers, 266 (2021). - .

Antonella Di Savino, Johannes Förster, G. Matthias Ullmann, Marcellus Ubbink: Enhancing the population of the encounter complex affects protein complex formation efficiency. In: The FEBS Journal, (2021). - .

Sebastian Weigert, Andreas Gagsteiger, Teresa Menzel, Birte Höcker: A versatile assay platform for enzymatic poly(ethylene-terephthalate) degradation. In: Protein Engineering, Design & Selection, 34 (2021). - S. 1-9.

Konrad Berghoff, Wolfgang Gross, Manuel Eisentraut, Holger Kress: Using Blinking Optical Tweezers to Study Cell Rheology During Initial Cell-Particle Contact. In: Biophysical Journal, 120 (2021). - S. 3527-3537.

Jan-Pascal Boos, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Sven Frei: Tracking Microplastics Across the Streambed Interface : Using Laser‐Induced‐Fluorescence to Quantitatively Analyze Microplastic Transport in an Experimental Flume. In: Water Resources Research, 57 (2021). - .

Hannes Laermanns, Moritz Lehmann, Marcel Klee, Martin G. J. Löder, Stephan Gekle, Christina Bogner: Tracing the horizontal transport of microplastics on rough surfaces. In: Microplastics and Nanoplastics, 1 (2021). - .

Ann-Kathrin Müller, Zhi-Kang Xu, Andreas Greiner: Sustainable Electrospun Affinity Membranes for Water Remediation by Removing Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. In: ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 3 (2021). - S. 5739-5748.

Taotao Lu, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Hao Peng, Stefan Peiffer, Georg Papastavrou, Katharina Ottermann, Sven Frei: Relevance of Iron Oxyhydroxide and Pore Water Chemistry on the Mobility of Nanoplastic Particles in Water-Saturated Porous Media Environments. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 232 (2021). - .

Nora Meides, Teresa Menzel, Björn Pötzschner, Martin G. J. Löder, Ulrich Mansfeld, Peter Strohriegl, Volker Altstädt, Jürgen Senker: Reconstructing the Environmental Degradation of Polystyrene by Accelerated Weathering. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 55 (2021). - S. 7930-7938.

Sven Frei, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder: Quantifying residence times of bank filtrate : A novel framework using radon as a natural tracer. In: Water Research, 201 (2021). - .

Jonathan M. Millican, Seema Agarwal: Plastic Pollution : A Material Problem?. In: Macromolecules, 54 (2021). - S. 4455-4469.

Volodymr Dudko, Katharina Ottermann, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Georg Papastavrou, Josef Breu: Osmotic Delamination : A Forceless Alternative for the Production of Nanosheets Now in Highly Polar and Aprotic Solvents. In: Langmuir, 37 (2021). - S. 461-468.

Julia Rudolph, Matthias Völkl, Valérie Jérôme, Thomas Scheibel, Ruth Freitag: Noxic effects of polystyrene microparticles on murine macrophages and epithelial cells. In: Scientific Reports, 11 (2021). - .

Gerasimos Gkoutselis, Stephan Rohrbach, Janno Harjes, Martin Obst, Andreas Brachmann, Marcus A. Horn, Gerhard Rambold: Microplastics accumulate fungal pathogens in terrestrial ecosystems. In: Scientific Reports, 11 (2021). - .

Sebastian Teichert, Martin G. J. Löder, Ines Pyko, Marlene Mordek, Christian Schulbert, Max Wisshak, Christian Laforsch: Microplastic contamination of the drilling bivalve Hiatella arctica in Arctic rhodolith beds. In: Scientific Reports, 11 (2021). - .

Axel Treu, Andreas Römpp: Matrix ions as internal standard for high mass accuracy MALDI mass spectrometry imaging. In: Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 35 (2021). - .

Benjamin Trotter, Magdalena V. Wilde, Julian Brehm, Evdokia Dafni, Arlinda Aliu, Georg J. Arnold, Thomas Fröhlich, Christian Laforsch: Long-term exposure of Daphnia magna to polystyrene microplastic (PS-MP) leads to alterations of the proteome, morphology and life-history. In: Science of the Total Environment, 795 (2021). - .

Dimitri Seidenath, Anja Holzinger, Klara Kemnitz, Nico Langhof, Darleen Lücker, Thorsten Opel, Oliver Otti, Heike Feldhaar: Individual vs. Combined Short-Term Effects of Soil Pollutants on Colony Founding in a Common Ant Species. In: Frontiers in Insect Science, 1 (2021). - .

Simon Riedl, Matthias Völkl, Anja Holzinger, Julia Jasinski, Valérie Jérôme, Thomas Scheibel, Heike Feldhaar, Ruth Freitag: In vitro cultivation of primary intestinal cells from Eisenia fetida as basis for ecotoxicological studies. In: Ecotoxicology, 31 (2021). - S. 221-233.

Alfons Weig, Martin G. J. Löder, Anja Ramsperger, Christian Laforsch: In situ Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Communities on Microplastic Particles in a Small Headwater Stream in Germany. In: Frontiers in Microbiology, 12 (2021). - .

Teresa Menzel, Sebastian Weigert, Andreas Gagsteiger, Yannik Eich, Sebastian Sittl, Georg Papastavrou, Holger Ruckdäschel, Volker Altstädt, Birte Höcker: Impact of Enzymatic Degradation on the Material Properties of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate). In: Polymers, 13 (2021). - .

Julia A. Prume, Felix Gorka, Martin G. J. Löder: From sieve to microscope : An efficient technique for sample transfer in the process of microplastics' quantification. In: MethodsX, 8 (2021). - .

Elmar Sehl, Eva M. Eger, Andreas Himmelsbach, Seema Agarwal: Fast Hydrolyzable Constitutional Isomer of Poly(butylene terephthalate) and Its Copolyesters with 1,4-Butanediol. In: ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 3 (2021). - S. 6427-6436.

Hao Peng, Pengfei Zou, Chuanming Ma, Shuang Xiong, Taotao Lu: Elements in potable groundwater in Rugao longevity area, China : Hydrogeochemical characteristics, enrichment patterns and health assessments. In: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 218 (2021). - .

Moritz Lehmann, Lisa Marie Oehlschlägel, Fabian Häusl, Andreas Held, Stephan Gekle: Ejection of marine microplastics by raindrops : a computational and experimental study. In: Microplastics and Nanoplastics, 1 (2021). - .

Taotao Lu, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Hao Peng, Geng Niu, Sven Frei: Effects of clay minerals on the transport of nanoplastics through water-saturated porous media. In: Science of the Total Environment, 796 (2021). - .

Maximilian Röhrl, Lukas K. S. Federer, Renee Timmins, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Theresa Dörres, Christoph Habel, Josef Breu: Disorder-Order Transition-Improving the Moisture Sensitivity of Waterborne Nanocomposite Barriers. In: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13 (2021). - S. 48101-48109.

Oxana Kempf, G. Matthias Ullmann, Rainer Schobert, Karl Kempf, Elisa Bombarda: Chemoselective Attachment of the Water-Soluble Dark Quencher Hydrodabcyl to Amino Groups in Peptides and Preservation of Its Spectroscopic Properties over a Wide pH Range. In: ACS Omega, 6 (2021). - S. 32896-32903.

Antonella Di Savino, Johannes Förster, G. Matthias Ullmann, Marcellus Ubbink: The Charge Distribution on a Protein Surface Determines Whether Productive or Futile Encounter Complexes Are Formed. In: Biochemistry, 60 (2021). - S. 747-755.

Muammar Mansor, Sören Drabesch, Timm Bayer, Anh Van Le, Ankita Chauhan, Johanna Schmidtmann, Stefan Peiffer, Andreas Kappler: Application of Single-Particle ICP-MS to Determine the Mass Distribution and Number Concentrations of Environmental Nanoparticles and Colloids. In: Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 8 (2021). - S. 589-595.

Vinay B. N. Kumar, Lena A. Löschel, Hannes Imhof, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Analysis of microplastics of a broad size range in commercially important mussels by combining FTIR and Raman spectroscopy approaches. In: Environmental Pollution, 269 (2021). - S. No. 116147.


Christian Schmidt, Rohini Kumar, Soohyun Yang, Olaf Büttner: Microplastic particle emission from wastewater treatment plant effluents into river networks in Germany : Loads, spatial patterns of concentrations and potential toxicity. In: Science of the Total Environment, 737 (2020). - S. No. 139544.

Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Finding Microplastics in Soils : A Review of Analytical Methods. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 54 (2020). - S. 2078-2090.

Janno Harjes, Anton Link, Tanja Weibulat, Dagmar Triebel, Gerhard Rambold: FAIR digital objects in environmental and life sciences should comprise workflow operation design data and method information for repeatability of study setups and reproducibility of results. In: Database, (2020). - .

Anja Ramsperger, Vinay Kumar Bangalore Narayana, Wolfgang Gross, John Mohanraj, Mukundan Thelakkat, Andreas Greiner, Holger Schmalz, Holger Kress, Christian Laforsch: Environmental exposure enhances the internalization of microplastic particles into cells. In: Science Advances, 6 (2020). - .

Moritz Lehmann, Sebastian Johannes Müller, Stephan Gekle: Efficient viscosity contrast calculation for blood flow simulations using the lattice Boltzmann method. In: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 92 (2020). - S. 1463-1477.

Antonella di Savino, Johannes Förster, Thijmen la Haye, Anneloes Blok, Monika Timmer, G. Matthias Ullmann, Marcellus Ubbink: Efficient Encounter Complex Formation and Electron Transfer to Cytochrome c Peroxidase with an Additional, Distant Electrostatic Binding Site. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 132 (2020). - S. 23439-23443.

Seema Agarwal: Biodegradable Polymers : Present Opportunities and Challenges in Providing a Microplastic-Free Environment. In: Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 221 (2020). - .

Hendrik T. Spanke, Robert W. Style, Claire François-Martin, Maria Feofilova, Manuel Eisentraut, Holger Kress, Jaime Agudo-Canalejo, Eric R. Dufresne: Wrapping of Microparticles by Floppy Lipid Vesicles. In: Physical Review Letters, 125 (2020). - .

Abhilash Venkateshaiah, Jun Young Cheong, Christoph Habel, Stanisław Wacławek, Tomáš Lederer, Miroslav Černík, Il-Doo Kim, Vinod V. T. Padil, Seema Agarwal: Tree Gum–Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Films as Gas Barriers. In: ACS Applied Nano Materials, 3 (2020). - S. 633-640.

Anja Ramsperger, Anja C. Stellwag, Anja Caspari, Andreas Fery, Tillmann Lüders, Holger Kress, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Structural Diversity in Early-Stage Biofilm Formation on Microplastics Depends on Environmental Medium and Polymer Properties. In: Water, 12 (2020). - .

Rachid Dris, Seema Agarwal, Christian Laforsch: Plastics : From a Success Story to an Environmental Problem and a Global Challenge. In: Global Challenges, 4 (2020). - .

Lina Mayr, Sonja Amschler, Andreas Edenharter, Volodymr Dudko, Raphael Kunz, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Josef Breu: Osmotic swelling of sodium hectorite in ternary solvent mixtures : Nematic liquid crystals in hydrophobic media. In: Langmuir, 36 (2020). - S. 3814-3820.

Jian Zhu, Anil Kumar, Pin Hu, Christoph Habel, Josef Breu, Seema Agarwal: Layering‐Triggered Delayering with Exfoliated High‐Aspect Ratio Layered Silicate for Enhanced Gas Barrier, Mechanical Properties, and Degradability of Biodegradable Polymers. In: Global Challenges, 4 (2020). - .


Sven Frei, Sarah Piehl, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Martin G. J. Löder, Jennifer Krutzke, Laura Wilhelm, Christian Laforsch: Occurence of microplastics in the hyporheic zone of rivers. In: Scientific Reports, 9 (2019). - .

Benjamin Trotter, Anja Ramsperger, Patricia Raab, Julia Haberstroh, Christian Laforsch: Plastic waste interferes with chemical communication in aquatic ecosystems. In: Scientific Reports, 9 (2019). - .

Benedikt Hufnagl, Dieter Steiner, Elisabeth Renner, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Hans Lohninger: A methodology for the fast identification and monitoring of microplastics in environmental samples using random decision forest classifiers. In: Analytical Methods, 11 (2019). - S. 2277-2285.

Raphael Kunz, Sonja Amschler, Andreas Edenharter, Lina Mayr, Sebastian Herlitz, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Josef Breu: Giant Multistep Crystalline vs. Osmotic Swelling of Synthetic Hectorite in Aqueous Acetonitrile. In: Clays and Clay Minerals, 67 (2019). - S. 481-487.

Isabella Schrank, Benjamin Trotter, Julia Dummert, Barbara Scholz-Böttcher, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Effects of microplastic particles and leaching additive on the life history and morphology of Daphnia magna. In: Environmental Pollution, 255 (2019). - .

Books and Book chapters


Dagmar Triebel, Ariane Grunz, Stefan Seifert, Anton Link, Gerhard Rambold: DiversityNaviKey, a Progressive Web Application for interactive diagnosis and identification. In: INFORMATIK 2021 : Computer Science & Sustainability. - Bonn : Gesellschaft für Informatik, 2021. - S. 517-538.


Cristina Sandu, Emoke Takacs, Giuseppe Suaria, Franco Borgogno, Christian Laforsch, Martin G. J. Löder, Gijsbert Tweehuysen, Letitia Florea: Society Role in the Reduction of Plastic Pollution. In: Friederike Stock, Georg Reifferscheid, Nicole Brennholt, Evgeniia Kostianaia (Hrsg.): Handbook of Environmental Chemistry : Plastics in the Aquatic Environment. Part II. Stakeholders Role against Pollution. - Cham : Springer Nature, 2020. - S. 39-65.

Friederike Stock, Vinay Kumar Bangalore Narayana, Christian Scherer, Martin G. J. Löder, Nicole Brennholt, Christian Laforsch, Georg Reifferscheid: Pitfalls and Limitations in Microplastic Analyses. In: Friederike Stock, Georg Reifferscheid, Nicole Brennholt, Evgeniia Kostianaia (Hrsg.): Plastics in the Aquatic Environment. Part I. Current Status and Challenges. - Berlin : Springer, 2020. - S. 13-42.

Christian Laforsch, Anja Ramsperger, Simona Mondellini, Tamara S. Galloway: Microplastics : A Novel Suite of Environmental Contaminants but Present for Decades. In: Franz-Xaver Reichl, Michael Schwenk (Hrsg.): Regulatory Toxicology. - Berlin : Springer, 2020. - S. 1-26.

Academic thesis


Linda Hink, Anja Holzinger, Tobias Sandfeld, Alfons Weig, Andreas Schramm, Heike Feldhaar, Marcus A. Horn: Effects of microplastic ingestion on hydrogen production and microbiomes in the gut of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber.. - s.l., 2022. - 37 S.


Fabian Häusl: Soft Objects in Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids : a Computational Study of Bubbles and Capsules in Flow. - Bayreuth, 2021. IX,126, XVI S.
(Masterarbeit, 2021, Universität Bayreuth, Fakultät für Mathematik, Physik und Informatik)

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