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Slime molds

  1. Mitochondrial numbers increase during glucose deprivation in the slime mold Physarum polycephalum Christina Oettmeier, Hans-Günther Döbereiner - Protoplasma 256 (6), 1647-1655, 2019
  2. A lumped parameter model of endoplasm flow in Physarum polycephalum explains migration and polarization-induced asymmetry during the onset of locomotion Christina Oettmeier, Hans-Günther Döbereiner - PloS one 14 (4), 2019
  3. A novel growth mode of Physarum polycephalum during starvation Jonghyun Lee, Christina Oettmeier, Hans-Günther Döbereiner - Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2018
  4. Form follows function: ultrastructure of different morphotypes of Physarum polycephalum Christina Oettmeier, Jonghyun Lee, Hans-Günther Döbereiner - Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2018
  5. Indentation Analysis of Active Viscoelastic Microplasmodia of P. polycephalum - Adrian Fessel, Christina Oettmeier, Klaus Wechsler, Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2017
  6. Nonlinear compliance of elastic layers to indentation - Adrian Fessel, Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 1-20, 2017
  7. Physarum polycephalum - a new take on a classic model system - Christina Oettmeier, Klaudia Brix, Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50, 413001, 2017
  8. Structuring precedes extension in percolating Physarum polycephalum networks - Adrian Fessel, Christina Oettmeier, Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Nano Communication Networks, ISSN 1878-7789, 2015
  9. Physarum polycephalum percolation as a paradigm for topological phase transitions in transportation networks - Adrian Fessel, Christina Oettmeier, Erik Bernitt, Nils C. Gauthier, and Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 078103, pp., 2012
  10. Microplasmodium Dynamics of Physarum polycephalum - Erik Bernitt, Christina Oettmeier and Hans-Günther DöbereinerIFMBE Proceedings, 1, Volume 31, 6th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB 2010):1133, pp., 2010


  1. Fronts and waves of actin polymerization in a bistability based mechanism of circular dorsal ruffels - Erik Bernitt, Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Nir S. Gov, Arik Yochelis, Nature Communications 8, 15863, 2017
  2. Spatiotemporal Patterns of Noise-Driven Confined Actin Waves in Living Cells - Erik Bernitt, Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Physical Review Letters 118, 048102, 2017
  3. Dynamics of Actin Waves on Patterned Substrates: A Quantitative Analysis of Circular Dorsal Ruffles - Erik Bernitt, Cheng Gee Koh, Nir Gov, Hans-Günther Döbereiner, PLoS ONE 10(1): e0115857, pp., 2015
  4. Lateral Membrane Waves Constitute a Universal Dynamic Pattern of Motile Cells - Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Benjamin J. Dubin-Thaler, Jake M. Hofman, Harry S. Xenias, Tasha N. Sims, Grégory Giannone, Michael L. Dustin, Chris H. Wiggins, and Michael P. Sheetz, Phys. Rev. Lett. vol 97:038102 pp., 2006
  5. Dynamic Phase Transitions in Cell Spreading - Hans-Günther Döbereiner, Benjamin Dubin-Thaler, Grégory Giannone, Harry S. Xenias, and Michael P. Sheetz, Phys. Rev. Lett. vol 93:108105 pp., 2004

Model membranes

  1. Advanced Flicker Spectroscopy of Fluid Membranes - H.-G. Döbereiner, G. Gompper, C. K. Haluska, D.M. Kroll, P.G. Petrov and K. Riske, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 048301, pp., 2003.
  2. Giant Hexagonal Superstructures in Diblock Copolymer Membranes - C. K. Haluska, W. T. Góźdź, H.-G. Döbereiner, S. Förster, and Gerhard Gompper, Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 238302, pp., 2002