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S. Wieland, A. Balmes, J. Bender, J. Kitzinger, F. Meyer, A. Ramsperger, F. Roeder, C. Tengelmann, B. Wimmer, C. Laforsch and H. Kress
From properties to toxicity : comparing microplastics to other airborne microparticles
J. Hazard. Mater., 428, 128151, (2022)
C. Laforsch and H. Kress are joint corresponding authors

A. Ramsperger, J. Jasinski, M. Völkl, T. Witzmann, M. Meinhart, V. Jérôme, W. Kretschmer, R. Freitag, J. Senker, A. Fery, H. Kress, T. Scheibel and C. Laforsch
Supposedly identical microplastic particles substantially differ in their material properties influencing particle-cell interactions and cellular responses
J. Hazard. Mater., 425, 127961, (2022)


K. Berghoff, W. Gross, M. Eisentraut and H. Kress
Using Blinking Optical Tweezers to Study Cell Rheology During Initial Cell-Particle Contact
Biophys. J., 120, 3527-3537, (2021)


H. Spanke, R. Style, C. François-Martin, M. Feofilova, M. Eisentraut, H. Kress, J. Agudo-Canalejo and E. Dufresne
Wrapping of Microparticles by Floppy Lipid Vesicles
Phys. Rev. Lett., 125, 198102, (2020)
Selected as editors' Suggestion

A. Ramsperger, A. Stellwag, A. Caspari, A. Fery, T. Lüders, H. Kress, M. Löder and C. Laforsch
Structural Diversity in Early-Stage Biofilm Formation on Microplastics Depends on Environmental Medium and Polymer Properties
Water, 12, 3216, (2020)
Selected as Editor’s Choice Article

A. Rohrbach, T. Meyer, E. Stelzer and H. Kress
Measuring Stepwise Binding of Thermally Fluctuating Particles to Cell Membranes without Fluorescence
Biophys. J., 118, 1850-1860, (2020)

A. Ramsperger, V. Narayana, W. Gross, J. Mohanraj, M. Thelakkat, A. Greiner, H. Schmalz, H. Kress and C. Laforsch
Environmental exposure enhances the internalization of microplastic particles into cells
Sci. Adv., 6, eabd1211, (2020)
H. Kress and C. Laforsch are joint senior authors


W. Gross and H. Kress
Optimization of experimental parameters for the mechanical characterization of thin elastic films
J. Phys. Commun., 3, 055021, (2019)


M. Werner, T. Auth, P. Beales, J. Fleury, F. Höök, H. Kress, R. Van Lehn, M. Müller, E. Petrov, L. Sarkisov, J. Sommer and V. Baulin
Nanomaterial interactions with biomembranes: Bridging the gap between soft matter models and biological context
, 13, 028501, (2018)


W. Gross and H. Kress
Simultaneous measurement of the Young's modulus and the Poisson ratio of thin elastic layers
Soft Matter, 13, 1048-1055, (2017)

M. Harman, A. Hamby, R. Boltyanskiy, A. Belperron, L. Bockenstedt, H. Kress, E. Dufresne and C. Wolgemuth
Vancomycin Reduces Cell Wall Stiffness and Slows Swim Speed of the Lyme Disease Bacterium
Biophys. J., 112, 746-754, (2017)

S. Keller, K. Berghoff and H. Kress
Phagosomal transport depends strongly on phagosome size
Sci. Rep., 7, 17068, (2017)

C. Zahn, S. Keller, M. Toro-Nahuelpan, P. Dorscht, W. Gross, M. Laumann, S. Gekle, W. Zimmermann, D. Schüler and H. Kress
Measurement of the magnetic moment of single Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense cells by magnetic tweezers
Sci. Rep., 7, 3558, (2017)

K. Berghoff, S. Keller, W. Gross, L. Gebhardt and H. Kress
Application of optical tweezers for biochemical and thermal cell stimulation
In: Light Robotics : Structure-Mediated Nanobiophotonics, eds.: Jesper Glückstad, Darwin Palima
Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier, 385-410, (2017)


G. Sitters, N. Laurens, E. de Rijk, H. Kress, E. Peterman and G. Wuite
Optical Pushing : A Tool for Parallelized Biomolecule Manipulation
Biophys. J., 110, 44-50, (2016)


H. van Zijp, A. Barendrecht, J. Riegman, J. Goudsmits, A. de Jong, H. Kress and M. Prins
Quantification of platelet-surface interactions in real-time using intracellular calcium signaling
Biomed Microdevices, 16, 217-227, (2014)


C. Mejean, A. Schaefer, K. Buck, H. Kress, A. Shundrovsky, J. Merrill, E. Dufresne and P. Forscher
Elastic Coupling of Nascent apCAM Adhesions to Flowing Actin Networks
PLOS ONE, 8, e73389., (2013)

M. Irmscher, A. de Jong, H. Kress and M. Prins
A method for time-resolved measurements of the mechanics of phagocytic cups
J. R. Soc. Interface, 10, Art.Nr. 20121048, (2013)
H. Kress and M. Prins are joint corresponding authors


M. Irmscher, A. de Jong, H. Kress and M. Prins
Probing the Cell Membrane by Magnetic Particle Actuation and Euler Angle Tracking
Biophys. J., 102, 698-708, (2012)
H. Kress and M. Prins are joint corresponding authors


D. Hawlena, H. Kress, E. Dufresne and O. Schmitz
Grasshoppers alter jumping biomechanics to enhance escape performance under chronic risk of spider predation
Funct. Ecol., 25, 279-288, (2011)
Featured in the Journal of Experimental Biology 214, vi (2011) http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.049684


W. Xu, P. Wang, B. Petri, Y. Zhang, W. Tang, L. Sun, H. Kress, T. Manes, Y. Shi, P. Kubes and D. Wu
Integrin-Induced PIP5K1C Kinase Polarization Regulates Neutrophil Polarization, Directionality, and In Vivo Infiltration
Immunity, 33, 340-350, (2010)


H. Kress, J. Park, C. Mejean, J. Forster, J. Park, S. Walse, Y. Zhang, D. Wu, O. Weiner, T. Fahmy and E. Dufresne
Cell stimulation with optically manipulated microsources
Nat. Methods, 6, 905-909, (2009)

J. Colombelli, A. Besser, H. Kress, E. Reynaud, P. Girard, E. Caussinus, U. Haselmann, J. Small, U. Schwarz and E. Stelzer
Mechanosensing in actin stress fibers revealed by a close correlation between force and protein localization
J. Cell Sci., 122, 1665-1679, (2009)


H. Kress, E. Stelzer, D. Holzer, F. Buss, G. Griffiths and A. Rohrbach
Filopodia act as phagocytic tentacles and pull with discrete steps and a load-dependent velocity
PNAS, 104, 11633-11638, (2007)
Named by Discover Magazine as one of the "Top 100 Science Stories of 2007"


E. Anes, P. Peyron, L. Staali, L. Jordao, M. Gutierrez, H. Kress, M. Hagedorn, I. Maridonneau-Parini, M. Skinner, A. Wildeman, S. Kalamidas, M. Kuehnel and G. Griffiths
Dynamic life and death interactions between Mycobacterium smegmatis and J774 macrophages
Cell. Microbiol., 8, 939-960, (2006)


H. Kress, E. Stelzer, G. Griffiths and A. Rohrbach
Control of relative radiation pressure in optical traps : Application to phagocytic membrane binding studies
Phys. Rev. E, 71, 061927, (2005)

H. Kress, E. Stelzer and A. Rohrbach
Measuring and adjusting the trapping position in optical tweezers
DGaO-Proceedings, (2005)


H. Kress, E. Stelzer and A. Rohrbach
Tilt angle dependent three-dimensional-position detection of a trapped cylindrical particle in a focused laser beam
Appl. Phys. Lett., 84, 4271-4273, (2004)

A. Rohrbach, H. Kress and E. Stelzer
Reply to comment on "Trapping force, force constant, and potential depths for dielectric spheres in the presence of spherical aberrations"
Appl. Opt., 43, 1827-1829, (2004)


A. Rohrbach, H. Kress and E. Stelzer
Three-dimensional tracking of small spheres in focused laser beams : influence of the detection angular aperture
Opt. Lett., 28, 411-413, (2003)

J. Jonkman, J. Swoger, H. Kress, A. Rohrbach and E. Stelzer
Resolution in optical microscopy
In: Biophotonics. Part A, eds.: Gerard Marriott, Ian Parker
Amsterdam : Academic Press, 416-446, (2003)

Verantwortlich für die Redaktion: Univ.Prof.Dr. Holger Kreß

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