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A switch in pdgfrb+ cell-derived ECM composition prevents inhibitory scarring and promotes axon regeneration in the zebrafish spinal cord

Vasiliki Tsata, Stephanie Möllmert, Christine Schweitzer, Julia Kolb, Conrad Möckel, Benjamin Böhm, Gonzalo Rosso, Christian Lange, Mathias Lesche, et al.

Developmental Cell (2021) | Journal


Maturation of Monocyte-Derived DCs Leads to Increased Cellular Stiffness, Higher Membrane Fluidity, and Changed Lipid Composition

Jennifer J. Lühr, Nils Alex, Lukas Amon, Martin Kräter, Markéta Kubánková, Erdinc Sezgin, Christian H. K. Lehmann, Lukas Heger, Gordon F. Heidkamp, et al.

Frontiers in Immunology 11 590121 (2020) | Journal | PDF

Estrogens Determine Adherens Junction Organization and E-Cadherin Clustering in Breast Cancer Cells via Amphiregulin

Philip Bischoff, Marja Kornhuber, Sebastian Dunst, Jakob Zell, Beatrix Fauler, Thorsten Mielke, Anna Taubenberger V, Jochen Guck, Michael Oelgeschlaeger, et al.

iScience 23(11) 101683 (2020) | Journal | PDF

Smartphone‐based multimodal tethered capsule endoscopic platform for white‐light, narrow‐band, and fluorescence/autofluorescence imaging

Gargi Sharma, Oana-Maria Thoma, Katharina Blessing, Robert Gall, Maximilian Waldner, Kanwarpal Singh

Journal of Biophotonics e202000324 (2020) | Journal | PDF

Buckling of an Epithelium Growing under Spherical Confinement

Anastasiya Trushko, Ilaria Di Meglio, Aziza Merzouki, Carles Blanch-Mercader, Shada Abuhattum, Jochen Guck, Kevin Alessandri, Pierre Nassoy, Karsten Kruse, et al.

Developmental Cell 54(5) 655-668 (2020) | Journal | PDF

Stretching and heating cells with light-nonlinear photothermal cell rheology

Constantin Huster, Devavrat Rekhade, Adina Hausch, Saeed Ahmed, Nicolas Hauck, Julian Thiele, Jochen Guck, Klaus Kroy, Gheorghe Cojoc

New Journal of Physics 22(8) 085003 (2020) | Journal | PDF

Novel input polarisation independent endoscopic cross‐polarised optical coherence tomography probe

Katharina Blessing, Judith Schirmer, Gargi Sharma, Kanwarpal Singh

Journal of Biophotonics e202000134 (2020) | Journal | PDF

DryMass: handling and analyzing quantitative phase microscopy images of spherical, cell-sized objects

Paul Müller, Gheorghe Cojoc, Jochen Guck

BMC Bioinformatics (21) 221 1-8 (2020) | Journal

A comparison of microfluidic methods for high-throughput cell deformability measurements

Marta Urbanska, Hector E. Munoz, Josephine Shaw Bagnall, Oliver Otto, Scott R. Manalis, Dino Di Carlo, Jochen Guck

Nature Methods 17(6) 587-593 (2020) | Journal | PDF

Intelligent image-based deformation-assisted cell sorting with molecular specificity

Ahmad Ahsan Nawaz, Marta Urbanska, Maik Herbig, Martin Nötzel, Martin Kräter, Philipp Rosendahl, Christoph Herold, Nicole Töpfner, Markéta Kubánková, et al.

Nature Methods 17(6) 595-599 (2020) | Journal | PDF

RNA-Induced Conformational Switching and Clustering of G3BP Drive Stress Granule Assembly by Condensation

Jordina Guillén Boixet , Andrii Kopach , Alex S. Holehouse, Sina Wittmann , Marcus Jahnel, Raimund Schlüssler, Kyoohyun Kim, Irmela Trussina , Jie Wang , et al.

Cell 181(2) 346-361 (2020) | Journal

Input polarization-independent polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography using a depolarizer

Shivani Sharma, Georg Hartl, Sheeza K. Naveed, Katharina Blessing, Gargi Sharma, Kanwarpal Singh

Review of Scientific Instruments 91(4) 043706 (2020) | Journal | PDF

The mechanics of myeloid cells

Kathleen R. Bashant, Nicole Toepfner, Christopher J. Day, Nehal N. Mehta, Mariana J. Kaplan, Charlotte Summers, Jochen Guck, Edwin R. Chilvers

Biology of the Cell 112(4) 103-112 (2020) | Journal

Oncogenic signaling alters cell shape and mechanics to facilitate cell division under confinement

Helen K Matthews, Sushila Ganguli, Katarzyna Plak, Anna V Taubenberger, Zaw Win, Max Williamson, Matthieu Piel, Jochen Guck, Buzz Baum

Developmental Cell 52(5) 563-573 (2020) | Journal

Swept source cross-polarized optical coherence tomography for any input polarized light

Gargi Sharma, Shivani Sharma, Katharina Blessing, Georg Hartl, Maximilian Waldner, Kanwarpal Singh

Journal of Optics 22(4) 045301 | Journal

Zebrafish spinal cord repair is accompanied by transient tissue stiffening

Stephanie Möllmert, Maria A. Kharlamova, Tobias Hoche, Anna V. Taubenberger, Shada Abuhattum, Veronika Kuscha, Thomas Kurth, Michael Brand, Jochen Guck

Biophysical Journal 118(2) 448-463 (2020) | Journal


Polyacrylamide Bead Sensors for in vivo Quantification of Cell-Scale Stress in Zebrafish Development

Nicole Träber, Klemens Uhlmann, Salvatore Girardo, Gokul Kesavan, Katrin Wagner, Jens Friedrichs, Ruchi Goswami, K Bai, Michael Brand, et al.

Scientific Reports 9(1) 17031 1-14 (2019) | Journal

Colloidal crystals of compliant microgel beads to study cell migration and mechanosensitivity in 3D

Katrin Wagner, Salvatore Girardo, Ruchi Goswami, Gonzalo Rosso, Elke Ulbricht, Paul Müller, Despina Soteriou, Nicole Träber, Jochen Guck

Soft Matter 15(47) 9776-9787 (2019) | Journal | PDF

CASP1 variants influence subcellular caspase-1 localization, pyroptosome formation, pro-inflammatory cell death and macrophage deformability

Franz Kapplusch, Felix Schulze, Sabrina Rabe-Matschewsky, Susanne Russ, Maik Herbig, Michael Christian Heymann, Katharina Schoepf , Robert Stein, Ursula Range, et al.

Clinical Immunology 208 108232 (2019) | Journal

Cell Mechanics Based Computational Classification of Red Blood Cells Via Unsupervised Machine Intelligence Applied to Morpho-Rheological Markers

Yan Ge, Philipp Rosenddahl, Claudio Duran, Sara Ciucci, Nicole Töpfner, Jochen Guck, Carlo Vittorio Cannistraci

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (2019) | Journal

Mechanical changes of peripheral nerve tissue microenvironment and their structural basis during development

Gonzalo Rosso, Jochen Guck

APL Bioengineering 3(3) 036107 (2019) | Journal

Some thoughts on the future of cell mechanics

Jochen Guck

Biophysical Review 11(15) 667-670 (2019) | Journal

Targeting Mechanoresponsive Proteins in Pancreatic Cancer: 4-Hydroxyacetophenone Blocks Dissemination and Invasion by Activating MYH14

Alexandra Surcel, Eric S. Schiffhauer, Dustin G. Thomas, Qingfeng Zhu, Kathleen T. DiNapoli, Maik Herbig, Oliver Otto, Hoku West-Foyle, Angela Jacobi, et al.

Cancer Research 79(18) 4665-4678 (2019) | Journal | PDF

nanite: using machine learning to assess the quality of atomic force microscopy-enabled nano-indentation data

Paul Müller, Shada Abuhattum Hofemeier, Stephanie Möllmert, Elke Ulbricht, Anna V Taubenberger, Jochen Guck

BMC Bioinformatics (20) 465 (2019) | Journal | PDF

3D Microenvironment Stiffness Regulates Tumor Spheroid Growth and Mechanics via p21 and ROCK

Anna V. Taubenberger, Salvatore Girardo, Nicole Träber, Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich, Martin Kräter, Katrin Wagner, Thomas Kurth, Isabel Richter, Barbara Haller, et al.

Advanced Biosystems 3(9) 1900128 (2019) | Journal

Effects of rigosertib on the osteo-hematopoietic niche in myelodysplastic syndromes

Ekaterina Balaian, Heike Weidner, Manja Wobus, Ulrike Baschant, Angela Jacobi, Anna Mies, Martin Bornhäuser, Jochen Guck, Lorenz C Hofbauer, et al.

Annals of Hematology 98(9) 2063-2072 (2019) | Journal

Controlling distinct signaling states in cultured cancer cells provides a new platform for drug discovery

Steven W. Poser, Oliver Otto, Carina Arps-Forker, Yan Ge, Maik Herbig, Cordula Andree, Konrad Gruetzmann, Melissa F. Adasme, Szymon Stodolak, et al.

FASEB JOURNAL 33(8) 9235-9249 (2019) | Journal

High-Throughput Microfluidic Characterization of Erythrocyte Shapes and Mechanical Variability

Felix Reichel, Johannes Mauer, Ahmad Ahsan Nawaz, Gerhard Gompper, Jochen Guck, Dmitry A. Fedosov

Biophysical Journal 117(1) 14-24 (2019) | Journal

Analysis of biomechanical properties of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells with Real-Time Deformability Cytometry

Angela Jacobi, Philipp Rosendahl, Martin Kräter, Marta Urbanska, Maik Herbig, Jochen Guck

Methods in Molecular Biology 2017 135-148 (2019) | Book Chapter

Real-time deformability cytometry reveals sequential contraction and expansion during neutrophil priming

Kathleen R. Bashant, Arlette Vassallo, Christoph Herold, Reinhard Berner, Leonhard Menschner, Julien Subburayalu, Mariana J. Kaplan, Charlotte Summers, Jochen Guck, et al.

JOURNAL OF LEUKOCYTE BIOLOGY 105(6 SI) 1143-1153 (2019) | Journal

Morpho-Rheological Fingerprinting of Rod Photoreceptors Using Real-Time Deformability Cytometry

Tiago Santos-Ferreira, Maik Herbig, Oliver Otto, Madalena Carido, Mike O. Karl, Stylianos Michalakis, Jochen Guck, Marius Ader

Cytometry A 95(11) 1145-1157 (2019) | Journal | PDF

Spheroid Culture of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Results in Morphorheological Properties Appropriate for Improved Microcirculation

Stefanie Tietze, Martin Kräter, Angela Jacobi, Anna Taubenberger, Maik Herbig, Rebekka Wehner, Marc Schmitz, Oliver Otto, Catrin List, et al.

Advanced Science 6(8) 1802104 (2019) | Journal | PDF

The relationship between metastatic potential and in vitro mechanical properties of osteosarcoma cells

Claude N. Holenstein, Aron Horvath, Barbara Schar, Angelina D. Schoenenberger, Maja Bollhalder, Nils Goedecke, Guido Bartalena, Oliver Otto, Maik Herbig, et al.

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL 30(7 SI) 887-898 (2019) | Journal


Accurate evaluation of size and refractive index for spherical objects in quantitative phase imaging

Paul Mueller, Mirjam Schuermann, Salvatore Girardo, Gheorghe Cojoc, Jochen Guck

OPTICS EXPRESS 26(8) 10729-10743 (2018) | Journal

Alterations in Cell Mechanics by Actin Cytoskeletal Changes Correlate with Strain-Specific Rubella Virus Phenotypes for Cell Migration and Induction of Apoptosis

Martin Kraeter, Jiranuwat Sapudom, Nicole Christin Bilz, Tilo Pompe, Jochen Guck, Claudia Claus

CELLS 7(9) 136 (2018) | Journal

Axonal Transport, Phase-Separated Compartments, and Neuron Mechanics - A New Approach to Investigate Neurodegenerative Diseases

Martin Noetzel, Gonzalo Rosso, Stephanie Moellmert, Anne Seifert, Raimund Schluessler, Kyoohyun Kim, Andreas Hermann, Jochen Guck


Comparative study of cell mechanics methods

Pei-Hsun Wu, Dikla Raz-Ben Aroush, Atef Asnacios, Wei-Chiang Chen, Maxim Dokukin, Bryant L Doss, Pauline Durand, Andrew Ekpenyong, Jochen Guck, et al.

Nature methods 15(7) 491-498 (2018) | Journal

Detection of human disease conditions by single-cell morpho-rheological phenotyping of blood

Nicole Toepfner, Christoph Herold, Oliver Otto, Philipp Rosendahl, Angela Jacobi, Martin Kraeter, Julia Staechele, Leonhard Menschner, Maik Herbig, et al.

eLife 7 e29213 (2018) | Journal

Droplet-Assisted Microfluidic Fabrication and Characterization of Multifunctional Polysaccharide Microgels Formed by Multicomponent Reactions

Nicolas Hauck, Nalin Seixas, Silvia P. Centeno, Raimund Schluelsser, Gheorghe Cojoc, Paul Mueller, Jochen Guck, Dominik Woell, Ludger A. Wessjohann, et al.

POLYMERS 10(10) 1055 (2018) | Journal

High-throughput single-cell mechanical phenotyping with real-time deformability cytometry

Marta Urbanska, Philipp Rosendahl, Martin Kraeter, Jochen Guck

Methods in Cell Biology (2018) | Book Chapter

Intracellular Mass Density Increase Is Accompanying but Not Sufficient for Stiffening and Growth Arrest of Yeast Cells

Shada Abuhattum, Kyoohyun Kim, Titus M. Franzmann, Anne Esslinger, Daniel Midtvedt, Raimund Schluessler, Stephanie Mollmert, Hui-Shun Kuan, Simon Alberti, et al.

Frontiers in Physics 6 131 (2018) | Journal

Mechanical Mapping of Spinal Cord Growth and Repair in Living Zebrafish Larvae by Brillouin Imaging

Raimund Schluessler, Stephanie Moellmert, Shada Abuhattum, Gheorghe Cojoc, Paul Mueller, Kyoohyun Kim, Conrad Moeckel, Conrad Zimmermann, Jurgen Czarske, et al.

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 115(5) 911-923 (2018) | Journal

Metabolic Profiling of Human Eosinophils

Linsey Porter, Nicole Toepfner, Kathleen R. Bashant, Jochen Guck, Margaret Ashcroft, Neda Farahi, Edwin R. Chilvers

FRONTIERS IN IMMUNOLOGY 9 1404 (2018) | Journal

Real-Time Deformability Cytometry: Label-Free Functional Characterization of Cells

Maik Herbig, Martin Kraeter, Katarzyna Plak, Paul Mueller, Jochen Guck, Oliver Otto

Methods in Molecular Biology (2018) | Book Chapter

Real-time fluorescence and deformability cytometry

Philipp Rosendahl, Katarzyna Plak, Angela Jacobi, Martin Kraeter, Nicole Toepfner, Oliver Otto, Christoph Herold, Maria Winzi, Maik Herbig, et al.

NATURE METHODS 15(5) 355-+ (2018) | Journal

Standardized microgel beads as elastic cell mechanical probes

S. Girardo, N. Traeber, K. Wagner, G. Cojoc, C. Herold, R. Goswami, R. Schluessler, S. Abuhattum, A. Taubenberger, et al.

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B 6(39) 6245-6261 (2018) | Journal

Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Upregulation of CXCL16 in Psoriasis Orchestrates Neutrophil Activation

Sabine Steffen, Susanne Abraham, Maik Herbig, Franziska Schmidt, Kristin Blau, Susann Meisterfeld, Stefan Beissert, Jochen Guck, Claudia Guenther

JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY 138(2) 344-354 (2018) | Journal


Actin stress fiber organization promotes cell stiffening and proliferation of pre-invasive breast cancer cells

Sandra Tavares, Andre Filipe Vieira, Anna Verena Taubenberger, Margarida Araujo, Nuno Pimpao Martins, Catarina Bras-Pereira, Antonio Polonia, Maik Herbig, Clara Barreto, et al.

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 8 15237 (2017) | Journal

Bone marrow niche-mimetics modulate HSPC function via integrin signaling

Martin Kraeter, Angela Jacobi, Oliver Otto, Stefanie Tietze, Katrin Mueller, David M. Poitz, Sandra Palm, Valentina M. Zinna, Ulrike Biehain, et al.

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 7 2549 (2017) | Journal

Comparative study of cell mechanics methods

Pei-Hsun Wu, Dikla Raz-Ben Aroush, Atef Asnacios, Wei-Chiang Chen, Maxim Dokukin, Bryant L Doss, Pauline Durand, Andrew Ekpenyong, Jochen Guck, et al.

Nature methods 15(7) 491-498 (2018) | Journal

Enlightening discriminative network functional modules behind Principal Component Analysis separation in differential-omic science studies

Sara Ciucci, Yan Ge, Claudio Duran, Alessandra Palladini, Victor Jimenez-Jimenez, Luisa Maria Martinez-Sanchez, Yuting Wang, Susanne Sales, Andrej Shevchenko, et al.

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 7 43946 (2017) | Journal

High-throughput cell mechanical phenotyping for label-free titration assays of cytoskeletal modifications

Stefan Golfier, Philipp Rosendahl, Alexander Mietke, Maik Herbig, Jochen Guck, Oliver Otto

CYTOSKELETON 74(8) 283-296 (2017) | Journal

Initiation of acute graft-versus-host disease by angiogenesis

Katarina Riesner, Yu Shi, Angela Jacobi, Martin Kraeter, Martina Kalupa, Aleixandria McGearey, Sarah Mertlitz, Steffen Cordes, Jens-Florian Schrezenmeier, et al.

BLOOD 129(14) 2021-2032 (2017) | Journal

Mechanical deformation induces depolarization of neutrophils

Andrew E. Ekpenyong, Nicole Toepfner, Christine Fiddler, Maik Herbig, Wenhong Li, Gheorghe Cojoc, Charlotte Summers, Jochen Guck, Edwin R. Chilvers

SCIENCE ADVANCES 3(6) e1602536 (2017) | Journal

Mechanical mismatch between Ras transformed and untransformed epithelial cells

Corinne Gullekson, Gheorghe Cojoc, Mirjam Schuermann, Jochen Guck, Andrew Pelling

SOFT MATTER 13(45) 8483-8491 (2017) | Journal

Mechanical Strain Promotes Oligodendrocyte Differentiation by Global Changes of Gene Expression

Anna Jagielska, Alexis L. Lowe, Ekta Makhija, Liliana Wroblewska, Jochen Guck, Robin J. M. Franklin, G. V. Shivashankar, Krystyn J. Van Vliet


Niche WNT5A regulates the actin cytoskeleton during regeneration of hematopoietic stem cells

Christina Schreck, Rouzanna Istvanffy, Christoph Ziegenhain, Theresa Sippenauer, Franziska Ruf, Lynette Henkel, Florian Gaertner, Beate Vieth, M. Carolina Florian, et al.

JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE 214(1) 165-181 (2017) | Journal

Numerical Simulation of Real-Time Deformability Cytometry To Extract Cell Mechanical Properties

M. Mokbel, D. Mokbel, A. Mietke, N. Traeber, S. Girardo, O. Otto, Jochen Guck, S. Aland

ACS BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING 3(11 SI) 2962-2973 (2017) | Journal

Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte-binding antigen 175 triggers a biophysical change in the red blood cell that facilitates invasion

Marion Koch, Katherine E. Wright, Oliver Otto, Maik Herbig, Nichole D. Salinas, Niraj H. Tolia, Timothy J. Satchwell, Jochen Guck, Nicholas J. Brooks, et al.


Roadmap for optofluidics

Paolo Minzioni, Roberto Osellame, Cinzia Sada, S. Zhao, F. G. Omenetto, Kristinn B. Gylfason, Tommy Haraldsson, Yibo Zhang, Aydogan Ozcan, et al.

JOURNAL OF OPTICS 19(9) 093003 (2017) | Journal

Single-cell mechanical phenotype is an intrinsic marker of reprogramming and differentiation along the mouse neural lineage

Marta Urbanska, Maria Winzi, Katrin Neumann, Shada Abuhattum, Philipp Rosendahl, Paul Mueller, Anna Taubenberger, Konstantinos Anastassiadis, Jochen Guck

Development 144(23 SI) 4313-4321 (2017) | Journal

Three-dimensional correlative single-cell imaging utilizing fluorescence and refractive index tomography

Mirjam Schuermann, Gheorghe Cojoc, Salvatore Girardo, Elke Ulbricht, Jochen Guck, Paul Mueller

Journal of Biophotonics 11(3) UNSP e201700145 (2017) | Journal

V-ATPase inhibition increases cancer cell stiffness and blocks membrane related Ras signaling - a new option for HCC therapy

Karin Bartel, Maria Winzi, Melanie Ulrich, Andreas Koeberle, Dirk Menche, Oliver Werz, Rolf Mueller, Jochen Guck, Angelika M. Vollmar, et al.

ONCOTARGET 8(6) 9476-9487 (2017) | Journal

Volume Transitions of Isolated Cell Nuclei Induced by Rapid Temperature Increase

Chii J. Chan, Wenhong Li, Gheorghe Cojoc, Jochen Guck

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 112(6) 1063-1076 (2017) | Journal


3D extracellular matrix interactions modulate tumour cell growth, invasion and angiogenesis in engineered tumour microenvironments

Anna V. Taubenberger, Laura J. Bray, Barbara Haller, Artem Shaposhnykov, Marcus Binner, Uwe Freudenberg, Jochen Guck, Carsten Werner

ACTA BIOMATERIALIA 36 73-85 (2016) | Journal

A Nanoprinted Model of Interstitial Cancer Migration Reveals a Link between Cell Deformability and Proliferation

Magdalini Panagiotakopoulou, Martin Bergert, Anna Taubenberger, Jochen Guck, Dimos Poulikakos, Aldo Ferrari

ACS NANO 10(7) 6437-6448 (2016) | Journal

A pH-driven transition of the cytoplasm from a fluid- to a solid-like state promotes entry into dormancy

Matthias Christoph Munder, Daniel Midtvedt, Titus Franzmann, Elisabeth Nueske, Oliver Otto, Maik Herbig, Elke Ulbricht, Paul Mueller, Anna Taubenberger, et al.

eLife 5 e09347 (2016) | Journal

Brain tissue stiffness is a sensitive marker for acidosis

Kathrin Holtzmann, Helene O. B. Gautier, Andreas F. Christ, Jochen Guck, Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir, Kristian Franze

JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE METHODS 271 50-54 (2016) | Journal

Cell nuclei have lower refractive index and mass density than cytoplasm

Mirjam Schuermann, Jana Scholze, Paul Mueller, Jochen Guck, Chii J. Chan

JOURNAL OF BIOPHOTONICS 9(10) 1068-1076 (2016) | Journal

Chemotherapy impedes in vitro microcirculation and promotes migration of leukemic cells with impact on metastasis

Sruti V. Prathivadhi-Bhayankaram, Jianhao Ning, Michael Mimlitz, Carolyn Taylor, Erin Gross, Michael Nichols, Jochen Guck, Andrew E. Ekpenyong


Materials and technologies for soft implantable neuroprostheses

Stephanie P. Lacour, Gregoire Courtine, Jochen Guck

NATURE REVIEWS MATERIALS 1(10) UNSP 16063 (2016) | Journal

Mechanical phenotyping of primary human skeletal stem cells in heterogeneous populations by real-time deformability cytometry

Miguel Xavier, Philipp Rosendahl, Maik Herbig, Martin Kraeter, Daniel Spencer, Martin Bornhaeuser, Richard O. C. Oreffo, Hywel Morgan, Jochen Guck, et al.

INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY 8(5) 616-623 (2016) | Journal

Mechanosensing is critical for axon growth in the developing brain

David E. Koser, Amelia J. Thompson, Sarah K. Foster, Asha Dwivedy, Eva K. Pillai, Graham K. Sheridan, Hanno Svoboda, Matheus Viana, Luciano da F. Costa, et al.

NATURE NEUROSCIENCE 19(12) 1592-1598 (2016) | Journal

The F-actin modifier villin regulates insulin granule dynamics and exocytosis downstream of islet cell autoantigen 512

Hassan Mziaut, Bernard Mulligan, Peter Hoboth, Oliver Otto, Anna Ivanova, Maik Herbig, Desiree Schumann, Tobias Hildebrandt, Jaber Dehghany, et al.

MOLECULAR METABOLISM 5(8) 656-668 (2016) | Journal


A monolithic glass chip for active single-cell sorting based on mechanical phenotyping

Christoph Faigle, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Graeme Whyte, Philip Homewood, Estela Martin-Badosa, Jochen Guck

LAB ON A CHIP 15(5) 1267-1275 (2015) | Journal

Association of the EGF-TM7 receptor CD97 expression with FLT3-ITD in acute myeloid leukemia

Manja Wobus, Martin Bornhaeuser, Angela Jacobi, Martin Kraeter, Oliver Otto, Claudia Ortlepp, Jochen Guck, Gerhard Ehninger, Christian Thiede, et al.

ONCOTARGET 6(36) 38804-38815 (2015) | Journal

Deformation of phospholipid vesicles in an optical stretcher

Ulysse Delabre, Kasper Feld, Eleonore Crespo, Graeme Whyte, Cecile Sykes, Udo Seifert, Jochen Guck

SOFT MATTER 11(30) 6075-6088 (2015) | Journal

Extracting Cell Stiffness from Real-Time Deformability Cytometry: Theory and Experiment

Alexander Mietke, Oliver Otto, Salvatore Girardo, Philipp Rosendahl, Anna Taubenberger, Stefan Golfier, Elke Ulbricht, Sebastian Aland, Jochen Guck, et al.

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 109(10) 2023-2036 (2015) | Journal

Mechanotransduction in neutrophil activation and deactivation

Andrew E. Ekpenyong, Nicole Toepfner, Edwin R. Chilvers, Jochen Guck


Myosin II Activity Softens Cells in Suspension

Chii J. Chan, Andrew E. Ekpenyong, Stefan Golfier, Wenhong Li, Kevin J. Chalut, Oliver Otto, Jens Elgeti, Jochen Guck, Franziska Lautenschlaeger

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 108(8) 1856-1869 (2015) | Journal

ODTbrain: a Python library for full-view, dense diffraction tomography

Paul Mueller, Mirjam Schuermann, Jochen Guck

BMC BIOINFORMATICS 16 367 (2015) | Journal

Real-time deformability cytometry: on-the-fly cell mechanical phenotyping

Oliver Otto, Philipp Rosendahl, Alexander Mietke, Stefan Golfier, Christoph Herold, Daniel Klaue, Salvatore Girardo, Stefano Pagliara, Andrew Ekpenyong, et al.

NATURE METHODS 12(3) 199-+ (2015) | Journal

Refractive index measurements of single, spherical cells using digital holographic microscopy

Mirjam Schuermann, Jana Scholze, Paul Mueller, Chii J. Chan, Andrew E. Ekpenyong, Kevin J. Chalut, Jochen Guck

Methods in Cell Biology (2015) | Book Chapter

SAMHD1 prevents autoimmunity by maintaining genome stability

Stefanie Kretschmer, Christine Wolf, Nadja Koenig, Wolfgang Staroske, Jochen Guck, Martin Haeusler, Hella Luksch, Laura A. Nguyen, Baek Kim, et al.

ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES 74(3) e17 (2015) | Journal


Actin polymerization as a key innate immune effector mechanism to control Salmonella infection

Si Ming Man, Andrew Ekpenyong, Panagiotis Tourlomousis, Sarra Achouri, Eugenia Cammarota, Katherine Hughes, Alessandro Rizzo, Gilbert Ng, John A. Wright, et al.


Direct observation of light focusing by single photoreceptor cell nuclei

Zuzanna Blaszczak, Moritz Kreysing, Jochen Guck

OPTICS EXPRESS 22(9) 11043-11060 (2014) | Journal

Dynamic operation of optical fibres beyond the single-mode regime facilitates the orientation of biological cells

Moritz Kreysing, Dino Ott, Michael J. Schmidberger, Oliver Otto, Mirjam Schuermann, Estela Martin-Badosa, Graeme Whyte, Jochen Guck

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 5 5481 (2014) | Journal

Grouped retinae and tapetal cups in some Teleostian fish: Occurrence, structure, and function

Mike Francke, Moritz Kreysing, Andreas Mack, Jacob Engelmann, Anett Karl, Felix Makarov, Jochen Guck, Mathias Kolle, Hartwig Wolburg, et al.


Impact of heating on passive and active biomechanics of suspended cells

C. J. Chan, G. Whyte, L. Boyde, G. Salbreux, Jochen Guck

INTERFACE FOCUS 4(2 SI) 20130069 (2014) | Journal

Separation of blood cells with differing deformability using deterministic lateral displacement

David Holmes, Graeme Whyte, Joe Bailey, Nuria Vergara-Irigaray, Andrew Ekpenyong, Jochen Guck, Tom Duke

INTERFACE FOCUS 4(6) UNSP 20140011 (2014) | Journal

The relationship between glial cell mechanosensitivity and foreign body reactions in the central nervous system

Pouria Moshayedi, Gilbert Ng, Jessica C. F. Kwok, Giles S. H. Yeo, Clare E. Bryant, James W. Fawcett, Kristian Franze, Jochen Guck

BIOMATERIALS 35(13) 3919-3925 (2014) | Journal


Bacterial infection of macrophages induces decrease in refractive index

Andrew E. Ekpenyong, Si Ming Man, Sarra Achouri, Clare E. Bryant, Jochen Guck, Kevin J. Chalut

JOURNAL OF BIOPHOTONICS 6(5) 393-397 (2013) | Journal

Elastic theory for the deformation of a solid or layered spheroid under axisymmetric loading

Lars Boyde, Andrew Ekpenyong, Graeme Whyte, Jochen Guck

ACTA MECHANICA 224(4) 819-839 (2013) | Journal

Mechanics in Neuronal Development and Repair

Kristian Franze, Paul A. Janmey, Jochen Guck

Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering 15(1) 227-251 (2013) | Journal

Mechanics Meets Medicine

Jochen Guck, Edwin R. Chilvers

SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE 5(212) 212fs41 (2013) | Journal


Changes in Ect2 Localization Couple Actomyosin-Dependent Cell Shape Changes to Mitotic Progression

Helen K. Matthews, Ulysse Delabre, Jennifer L. Rohn, Jochen Guck, Patricia Kunda, Buzz Baum

DEVELOPMENTAL CELL 23(2) 371-383 (2012) | Journal

Chromatin Decondensation and Nuclear Softening Accompany Nanog Downregulation in Embryonic Stem Cells

Kevin J. Chalut, Markus Hoepfler, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Lars Boyde, Chii Jou Chan, Andrew Ekpenyong, Alfonso Martinez-Arias, Jochen Guck

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 103(10) 2060-2070 (2012) | Journal

Comparison of stresses on homogeneous spheroids in the optical stretcher computed with geometrical optics and generalized Lorenz-Mie theory

Lars Boyde, Andrew Ekpenyong, Graeme Whyte, Jochen Guck

APPLIED OPTICS 51(33) 7934-7944 (2012) | Journal

Coupling of Active Motion and Advection Shapes Intracellular Cargo Transport

Philipp Khuc Trong, Jochen Guck, Raymond E. Goldstein

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 109(2) 028104 (2012) | Journal

Live Cells as Optical Fibers in the Vertebrate Retina

Andreas Reichenbach, Kristian Franze, Silke Agte, Stephan Junek, Antje Wurm, Jens Grosche, Alexej Savvinov, Jochen Guck, Serguei N. Skatchkov


Mechanical Environment Modulates Biological Properties of Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells

Anna Jagielska, Adele L. Norman, Graeme Whyte, Krystyn J. Van Vliet, Jochen Guck, Robin J. M. Franklin

STEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENT 21(16) 2905-2914 (2012) | Journal

Photonic Crystal Light Collectors in Fish Retina Improve Vision in Turbid Water

Moritz Kreysing, Roland Pusch, Dorothee Haverkate, Meik Landsberger, Jacob Engelmann, Janina Ruiter, Carlos Mora-Ferrer, Elke Ulbricht, Jens Grosche, et al.

SCIENCE 336(6089) 1700-1703 (2012) | Journal

Quantifying cellular differentiation by physical phenotype using digital holographic microscopy

Kevin J. Chalut, Andrew E. Ekpenyong, Warren L. Clegg, Isabel C. Melhuish, Jochen Guck

INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY 4(3) 280-284 (2012) | Journal

Validation and perspectives of a femtosecond laser fabricated monolithic optical stretcher

Nicola Bellini, Francesca Bragheri, Ilaria Cristiani, Jochen Guck, Roberto Osellame, Graeme Whyte

BIOMEDICAL OPTICS EXPRESS 3(10) 2658-2668 (2012) | Journal

Viscoelastic Properties of Differentiating Blood Cells Are Fate- and Function-Dependent

Andrew E. Ekpenyong, Graeme Whyte, Kevin Chalut, Stefano Pagliara, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Christine Fiddler, Stephan Paschke, Ulrich F. Keyser, Edwin R. Chilvers, et al.

PLOS ONE 7(9) e45237 (2012) | Journal


3D inverted colloidal crystals in realistic cell migration assays for drug screening applications

Joakim da Silva, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Cheng-Hwa R. Kuo, Jochen Guck, Easan Sivaniah

INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY 3(12) 1202-1206 (2011) | Journal

Exact analytical expansion of an off-axis Gaussian laser beam using the translation theorems for the vector spherical harmonics

Lars Boyde, Kevin J. Chalut, Jochen Guck

APPLIED OPTICS 50(7) 1023-1033 (2011) | Journal

Near- and far-field scattering from arbitrary three-dimensional aggregates of coated spheres using parallel computing

Lars Boyde, Kevin J. Chalut, Jochen Guck

PHYSICAL REVIEW E 83(2) 026701 (2011) | Journal

Spatial mapping of the mechanical properties of the living retina using scanning force microscopy

Kristian Franze, Mike Francke, Katrin Guenter, Andreas F. Christ, Nicole Koerber, Andreas Reichenbach, Jochen Guck

SOFT MATTER 7(7) 3147-3154 (2011) | Journal


Biophotonic techniques for the study of malaria-infected red blood cells

Jakob M. A. Mauritz, Alessandro Esposito, Teresa Tiffert, Jeremy N. Skepper, Alice Warley, Young-Zoon Yoon, Pietro Cicuta, Virgilio L. Lew, Jochen Guck, et al.

MEDICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTING 48(10 SI) 1055-1063 (2010) | Journal

Critical review: cellular mechanobiology and amoeboid migration

Jochen Guck, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Stephan Paschke, Michael Beil

INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY 2(11-12) 575-583 (2010) | Journal

Detection of Plasmodium falciparum-infected red blood cells by optical stretching

Jakob M. A. Mauritz, Teresa Tiffert, Rachel Seear, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Alessandro Esposito, Virgilio L. Lew, Jochen Guck, Clemens F. Kaminski

JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL OPTICS 15(3) 030517 (2010) | Journal

Mechanical difference between white and gray matter in the rat cerebellum measured by scanning force microscopy

Andreas F. Christ, Kristian Franze, Helene Gautier, Pouria Moshayedi, James Fawcett, Robin J. M. Franklin, Ragnhildur T. Karadottir, Jochen Guck

JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS 43(15) 2986-2992 (2010) | Journal

Mechanosensitivity of astrocytes on optimized polyacrylamide gels analyzed by quantitative morphometry

Pouria Moshayedi, Luciano da F. Costa, Andreas Christ, Stephanie P. Lacour, James Fawcett, Jochen Guck, Kristian Franze

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER 22(19) 194114 (2010) | Journal

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Mechanics from the Attached to the Suspended State

John M. Maloney, Dessy Nikova, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Emer Clarke, Robert Langer, Jochen Guck, Krystyn J. Van Vliet

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 99(8) 2479-2487 (2010) | Journal

Micro and nanotechnology for biological and biomedical applications

Chwee Teck Lim, Jongyoon Han, Jochen Guck, Horacio Espinosa

MEDICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTING 48(10) 941-943 (2010) | Journal

Monitoring of laser micromanipulated optically trapped cells by digital holographic microscopy

Bjoern Kemper, Patrik Langehanenberg, Alexander Hoeink, Gert von Bally, Falk Wottowah, Stefan Schinkinger, Jochen Guck, Josef Kaes, Ilona Bredebusch, et al.

JOURNAL OF BIOPHOTONICS 3(7) 425-431 (2010) | Journal

Physical insight into light scattering by photoreceptor cell nuclei

Moritz Kreysing, Lars Boyde, Jochen Guck, Kevin J. Chalut

OPTICS LETTERS 35(15) 2639-2641 (2010) | Journal

The biophysics of neuronal growth

Kristian Franze, Jochen Guck

REPORTS ON PROGRESS IN PHYSICS 73(9) 094601 (2010) | Journal

The cavity-to-cavity migration of leukaemic cells through 3D honey-combed hydrogels with adjustable internal dimension and stiffness

Joakim da Silva, Franziska Lautenschlaeger, Easan Sivaniah, Jochen Guck

BIOMATERIALS 31(8) 2201-2208 (2010) | Journal


Do cells care about physics?

Jochen Guck

PHYSICS WORLD 22(7) 31-34 (2009)

Interaction of Gaussian beam with near-spherical particle: an analytic-numerical approach for assessing scattering and stresses

Lars Boyde, Kevin J. Chalut, Jochen Guck


Nuclear Architecture of Rod Photoreceptor Cells Adapts to Vision in Mammalian Evolution

Irina Solovei, Moritz Kreysing, Christian Lanctot, Sueleyman Koesem, Leo Peichl, Thomas Cremer, Jochen Guck, Boris Joffe

CELL 137(2) 356-368 (2009) | Journal

Oral Cancer Diagnosis by Mechanical Phenotyping

Torsten W. Remmerbach, Falk Wottawah, Julia Dietrich, Bryan Lincoln, Christian Wittekind, Jochen Guck

CANCER RESEARCH 69(5) 1728-1732 (2009) | Journal


Quantifying the contribution of actin networks to the elastic strength of fibroblasts

Revathi Ananthakrishnan, Jochen Guck, Falk Wottawah, Stefan Schinkinger, Bryan Lincoln, Maren Romeyke, Tess Moon, Josef Kaes

JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY 255(1) 162-162 (2008) | Journal

The optical cell rotator

Moritz K. Kreysing, Tobias Kiessling, Anatol Fritsch, Christian Dietrich, Jochen Guck, Josef A. Kaes

OPTICS EXPRESS 16(21) 16984-16992 (2008) | Journal


Fluorescence ratio thermometry in a microfluidic dual-beam laser trap

Susanne Ebert, Kort Travis, Bryan Lincoln, Jochen Guck

OPTICS EXPRESS 15(23) 15493-15499 (2007) | Journal

High-throughput rheological measurements with an optical stretcher

Bryan Lincoln, Falk Wottawah, Stefan Schinkinger, Susanne Ebert, Jochen Guck

Methods in Cell Biology 83 397-423 (2007) | Journal

Müller cells are living optical fibers in the vertebrate retina

Kristian Franze, Jens Grosche, Serguei N. Skatchkov, Stefan Schinkinger, Christian Foja, Detlev Schlid, Ortrud Uckermann, Kort Travis, Andreas Reichenbach, et al.


Reconfigurable microfluidic integration of a dual-beam laser trap with biomedical applications

Bryan Lincoln, Stefan Schinkinger, Kort Travis, Falk Wottawah, Susanne Ebert, Frank Sauer, Jochen Guck

BIOMEDICAL MICRODEVICES 9(5) 703-710 (2007) | Journal


The microscopy cell (MicCell), a versatile modular flowthrough system for cell biology, biomaterial research, and nanotechnology

FU Gast, PS Dittrich, P Schwille, M Weigel, M Mertig, J Opitz, U Queitsch, S Diez, B Lincoln, et al.

MICROFLUIDICS AND NANOFLUIDICS 2(1) 21-36 (2006) | Journal

Viscoelastic properties of individual glial cells and neurons in the CNS

Yun-Bi Lu, Kristian Franze, Gerald Seifert, Christian Steinhaeuser, Frank Kirchhoff, Hartwig Wolburg, Jochen Guck, Paul Janmey, Er-Qing Wei, et al.



Characterizing single suspended cells by optorheology

F Wottawah, S Schinkinger, B Lincoln, S Ebert, K Muller, F Sauer, K Travis, Jochen Guck

ACTA BIOMATERIALIA 1(3) 263-271 (2005) | Journal

Modelling the structural response of an eukaryotic cell in the optical stretcher

R Ananthakrishnan, Jochen Guck, F Wottawah, S Schinkinger, B Lincoln, M Romeyke, J Kas

CURRENT SCIENCE 88(9) 1434-1440 (2005)

Optical deformability as an inherent cell marker for testing malignant transformation and metastatic competence

Jochen Guck, S Schinkinger, B Lincoln, F Wottawah, S Ebert, M Romeyke, D Lenz, HM Erickson, R Ananthakrishnan, et al.

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 88(5) 3689-3698 (2005) | Journal

Optical rheology of biological cells

F Wottawah, S Schinkinger, B Lincoln, R Ananthakrishnan, M Romeyke, Jochen Guck, J Kas

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 94(9) 098103 (2005) | Journal


Deformability-based flow cytometry

B Lincoln, HM Erickson, S Schinkinger, F Wottawah, D Mitchell, S Ulvick, C Bilby, Jochen Guck

CYTOMETRY PART A 59A(2) 203-209 (2004) | Journal


Stretching biological cells with light

Jochen Guck, R Ananthakrishnan, CC Cunningham, J Kas

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER 14(19) PII S0953-8984(02)29158-4 4843-4856 (2002) | Journal


The optical stretcher: A novel laser tool to micromanipulate cells

Jochen Guck, R Ananthakrishnan, H Mahmood, TJ Moon, CC Cunningham, J Kas

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 81(2) 767-784 (2001) | Journal


Optical deformability of soft biological dielectrics

Jochen Guck, R Ananthakrishnan, TJ Moon, CC Cunningham, J Kas

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 84(23) 5451-5454 (2000) | Journal

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