Recent publications

Original articles

Hullmann M, Albrecht C, van Berlo D, Gerlofs-Nijland ME, Wahle T, Boots AW, Krutmann J, Cassee FR, Bayer TA, Schins RPF: Diesel engine exhaust accelerates plaque formation in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Part Fibre Toxicol 14: 35, 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12989-017-0213-5

Dekkers S, Miller MR, Schins RPF, Römer I, Russ M, Vandebriel RJ, Lynch I, Belinga-Desaunay MF, Valsami-Jones E, Connell S, Smith IP, Duffin R, Boere JAJF, Heusinkveld HJ, Albrecht C, de Jong WH, Cassee FR: The effect of zirconium doping of nano-sized cerium dioxide on pulmonary and cardiovascular toxicity and biodistribution in mice after inhalation. Nanotoxicology 2017. doi: 10.1080/17435390.2017.1357214

Hendgen-Cotta UB, Esfeld S, Jastrow H, Totzeck M, Altschmied J, Goy C, Haendeler J, Winterhager E, Rassaf T: Mouse cardiac mitochondria do not separate in subsarcolemmal and interfibrillar subpopulations. Mitochondrion 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.mito.2017.07.005

Hammerschmidt-Kamper C, Biljes D, Merches K, Steiner I, Daldrup T, Bol-Schoenmakers M, Pieters RHH, Esser C: Indole-3-carbinol, a plant nutrient and AhR-Ligand precursor, supports oral tolerance against OVA and improves peanut allergy symptoms in mice. Plos One 12(6): e0180321, 2017. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180321

Sthijns MMJPE*, Thongkam W*, Albrecht C, Hellack B, Bast A, Haenen GRMM, Schins RPF: Silver nanoparticles induce hormesis in A549 human epithelial cells. Toxicol In Vitro 40: 223-233, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.tiv.2017.01.010 (* equal contribution)

Soppa VJ, Schins RPF, Hennig F, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Hellack B, Quass U, Kaminski H, Sasse B, Shinnawi S, Kuhlbusch TAJ, Hoffmann B: Arterial blood pressure responses to short-term exposure to fine and ultrafine particles from indoor sources - A randomized sham-controlled exposure study of healthy volunteers. Environ Res 158: 225-232, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.06.006

Hüls A, Krämer U, Herder C, Fehsel K, Luckhaus C, Stolz S, Vierkötter A, Schikowski T: Genetic susceptibility for air pollution-induced airway inflammation in the SALIA study. Environ Res 152: 43-50, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.09.028

Hüls A, Fromke C, Ickstadt K, Hille K, Hering J, von MC, Hartmann M, Kreienbrock L: Antibiotic resistances in livestock: A comparative approach to identify an appropriate regression model for count data. Front Vet Sci 4: 71, 2017. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2017.00071

Hüls A, Ickstadt K, Schikowski T, Krämer U: Detection of gene-environment interactions in the presence of linkage disequilibrium and noise by using genetic risk scores with internal weights from elastic net regression. BMC Genet 18(1): 55, 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12863-017-0519-1

Biljes D, Hammerschmidt-Kamper C, Merches K, Esser C: The aryl hydrocarbon receptor in T cells contributes to sustaining oral tolerance against ovalbumin in a mouse model. EXCLI J 16: 291-301, 2017. doi: 10.17179/excli2017-168

Faßbender S, Opitz FV, Johnen S, Förster I, Weighardt H: MyD88 contributes to staphylococcal enterotoxin B-triggered atopic dermatitis-like skin inflammation in mice. J Invest Dermatol 137(8): 1802-1804, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2017.04.015

Flexeder C, Thiering E, Koletzko S, Berdel D, Lehmann I, von Berg A, Hoffmann B, Bauer CP, Heinrich J, Schulz H: Higher serum 25(OH)D concentrations are associated with improved FEV1 and FVC in adolescence. Eur Respir J 49(4): 1601804, 2017. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01804-2016

Koch S, Stroisch TJ, Vorac J, Herrmann N, Leib N, Schnautz S, Kirins H, Förster I, Weighardt H, Bieber T: AhR mediates an anti-inflammatory feedback mechanism in human Langerhans cells involving FcεRI and IDO. Allergy 2017. doi: 10.1111/all.13170

Kaisers W, Boukamp P, Stark H-J, Schwender H, Tigges J, Krutmann J, Schaal H: Age, gender and UV-exposition related effects on gene expression in in vivo aged short term cultivated human dermal fibroblasts. Plos One 12(5): e0175657, 2017. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175657

Tzivian L, Jokisch M, Winkler A, Weimar C, Hennig F, Sugiri D, Soppa VJ, Dragano N, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, Moebus S, Hoffmann B; Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study Group: Associations of long-term exposure to air pollution and road traffic noise with cognitive function - An analysis of effect measure modification. Environ Int 103: 30-38, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.03.018

Kälsch H, Lehmann N, Moebus S, Hoffmann B, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Erbel R, Mahabadi AA: Aortic calcification onset and progression: Association with the development of coronary atherosclerosis. J Am Heart Assoc 6(4): e005093, 2017. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.005093

Papala A, Sylvester M, Dyballa-Rukes N, Metzger S, D'Haese J: Isolation and characterization of human CapG expressed and post-translationally modified in Pichia pastoris. Protein Expr Purif 134: 25-37, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.pep.2017.03.017

Dach K, Bendt F, Huebenthal U, Giersiefer S, Lein PJ, Heuer H, Fritsche E: BDE-99 impairs differentiation of human and mouse NPCs into the oligodendroglial lineage by species-specific modes of action. Sci Rep 7: 44861, 2017. doi: 10.1038/srep44861

Turgoen MO, Silander TL, Doycheva D, Liao XH, Ridgen M, Ongaro L, Zhou X,  Joustra SD, Wit JM, Wade MG, Heuer H, Refetoff S, Bernard DJ: TRH action is impaired in pituitaries of male IGSF1-deficient mice. Endocrinol 158 (4): 815-830, 2017. doi: 10.1210/en.2016-1788

Harris C, Buyken A, Koletzko S, von Berg A, Berdel D, Schikowski T, Koletzko B, Heinrich J, Standl M: Dietary fatty acids and changes in blood lipids during adolescence: The role of substituting nutrient intakes. Nutrients  9(2): 127, 2017. doi: 10.3390/nu9020127

Hülsmann S, Hagos L, Heuer H, Schnell C: Limitations of sulforhodamine 101 for brain imaging. Front Cell Neurosci 11: 44, 2017. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00044

Weber J, McInnes J, Kizilirmak C, Rehders M, Qatato M, Wirth EK, Schweizer U, Verrey F, Heuer H, Brix K:  Interdependence of thyroglobulin processing and thyroid hormone export in the mouse thyroid gland. Eur J Cell Biol 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcb.2017.02.002

Shebaby WN, Mroueh MA, Boukamp P, Ri RI, Bodman-Smith K, El-Sibai M, Daher CF: Wild carrot pentane-based fractions suppress proliferation of human HaCaT keratinocytes and protect against chemically-induced skin cancer. BMC Complement Altern Med 17(1): 36, 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12906-016-1531-0

Markevych I, Maier W, Fuertes E, Lehmann I, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Koletzko S, Berdel D, Sugiri D, Standl M, Heinrich J: Neighbourhood greenness and income of occupants in four German areas: GINIplus and LISAplus. Urban For Urban Green 21: 88-95, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.ufug.2016.11.011

Thongkam W*, Gerloff K*, van Berlo D, Albrecht C, Schins FPR: Oxidant generation, DNA damage and cytotoxicity by a panel of engineered nanomaterials in three different human epithelial cell lines. Mutagenesis 32(1): 105-115, 2017. doi: 10.1093/mutage/gew056 (* equal contribution)

Barenys M, Gassmann K, Baksmeier C, Heinz S, Reverte I, Schmuck M, Temme T, Bendt F, Zschauer TC, Rockel TD, Unfried K, Wätjen W, Sundaram SM, Heuer H, Colomina MT, Fritsche E: Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) inhibits adhesion and migration of neural progenitor cells in vitro. Arch Toxicol 91(2): 827-837, 2017. doi: 10.​1007/​s00204-016-1709-8

Gao W*, Tan J*, Hüls A*, Ding A, Liu Y, Matsui M, Vierkötter A, Krutmann J#, Schikowski T#, Jin L#, Wang S#: Genetic variants associated with skin aging in Chinese Han population. J Dermatol Sci 86(1): 21–29, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.jdermsci.2016.12.017 (* equal contribution; # Co-senior authors)

Zhang M, Li B, Wu S, Tan J, Yang Y, Marini A, Vierkötter A, Zhang J, Li H, Schikowski T, Jin L, Krutmann J, Wang S: A genome-wide association study of basal transepidermal water loss finds variants at 9q34.3 to be associated with skin barrier function. J Invest Dermatol 137(4): 979–982, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2016.11.030

Standl M, Tesch F, Baurecht H, Rodríguez E, Müller-Nurasyid M, Gieger C, Peters A, Wang-Sattler R, Prehn C, Adamski J, Kronenberg F, Schulz H, Koletzko S, Schikowski T, von Berg A, Lehmann I, Berdel D, Heinrich J, Schmitt J, Weidinger S: Association of atopic dermatitis with cardiovascular risk factors and diseases. J Invest Dermatol 137(5): 1074-1081, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2016.11.031

Schmuck MR, Temme T, Dach K, de Boer D, Barenys M, Bendt F, Mosig A, Fritsche E: Omnisphero: a high-content image analysis (HCA) approach for phenotypic developmental neurotoxicity (DNT) screenings of organoid neurosphere cultures in vitro. Arch Toxicol 91(4): 2017-2028, 2017. doi: 10.1007/s00204-016-1852-2

Dyballa-Rukes N*, Jakobs P*, Eckers A*, Ale-Agha N, Serbulea V, Aufenvenne K, Zschauer TC, Rabanter LL, Jakob S, von Ameln F, Eckermann O, Leitinger N, Goy C, Altschmied J#, Haendeler J#: The anti-apoptotic properties of APEX1 in the endothelium require the first twenty amino acids and converge on Thioredoxin-1. Antioxid Redox Signal 26(12): 616-629, 2017. doi: 10.1089/ars.2016.6799 (*,# equal contribution)

Kohlgrüber S, Upadhye A, Dyballa-Rukes N, McNamara CA, Altschmied J: Regulation of transcription factors by reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide in vascular physiology and pathology. Antioxid Redox Signal 26(13): 679-699, 2017. doi: 10.1089/ars.2016.6946

Jakobs P*, Serbulea V*, Leitinger N, Eckers A#, Haendeler J#: Nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 2 and Thioredoxin-1 in atherosclerosis and ischemia/reperfusion injury in the heart. Antioxid Redox Signal 26(12): 630-644, 2017. doi: 10.1089/ars.2016.6795 (*,# equal contribution)

Grether-Beck S, Marini A, Jaenicke T, Stahl W, Krutmann J: Molecular evidence that oral supplementation with lycopene or lutein protects human skin against ultraviolet radiation: Results from a double-blinded, placebo-controlled, cross-over study. Br J Dermatol 176(5): 1231-1240, 2017. doi: 10.1111/bjd.15080

Reviews, contributions to books, etc.

Hellack B, Nickel C, Albrecht C, Kuhlbusch TAJ, Boland S, Baeza-Squiban A, Wohlleben W, Schins RPF: Analytical methods to assess the oxidative potential of nanoparticles: a review. Environ Sci Nano 2017. doi: 10.1039/c7en00346c

Kraegeloh A, Unfried K: The Safety of Nanomaterials on Molecular and Cellular Scale. In: Gogotsi Y (Editor) Nanomaterials Handbook 2nd Edition, CRC Press, USA, 2017. ISBN 9781498703062

Heiss C, Spyridopoulos I, Haendeler J: Interventions to slow cardiovascular aging: Dietary restriction, drugs and novel molecules. Exp Gerontol 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2017.06.015

Hüls A, Schikowski T: Ambient particulate matter and COPD in China: a challenge for respiratory health research. Thorax 2017. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209687

Krutmann J, Moyal D, Liu W, Kandahari S, Lee GS, Noppakun N, Xiang LF, Seité S: Pollution and acne: is there a link? Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2017(10): 199-204, 2017. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S131323

Stege H, Krutmann J: Neue Ansätze zur Prävention aktinischer Keratosen. Hautarzt 68(5): 354–358, 2017. doi: 10.1007/s00105-017-3980-x

Fritsche E, Crofton KM, Hernandez AF, Hougaard Bennekou S, Leist M, Bal-Price A, Reaves E, Wilks MF, Terron A, Solecki R, Gourmelon A: OECD/EFSA workshop on developmental neurotoxicity (DNT): The use of non-animal test methods for regulatory purposes. ALTEX 34(2): 311-315, 2017. doi: 10.14573/altex.1701171

Vogel CFA, Haarmann-Stemmann T: The aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor - More than a simple feedback inhibitor of AHR signaling: Clues for its role in inflammation and cancer. Current Opinion Toxicol 2: 109-119, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.cotox.2017.02.004

Merches K, Haarmann-Stemmann T, Weighardt H, Krutmann J, Esser C: AHR in the skin: From the mediator of chloracne to a therapeutic panacea? Current Opinion Toxicol 2: 79-86. doi: 10.1016/j.cotox.2017.02.002

Gödecke A, Haendeler J: Intra- and interorgan communication in the cardiovascular system: a special view on redox regulation. Antioxid Redox Signal 26(12): 613-615, 2017. doi: 10.1089/ars.2017.6988

Aschner M, Ceccatelli S, Daneshian M, Fritsche E, Hasiwa N, Hartung T, Hogberg HT, Leist M, Li A, Mundi WR, Padilla S, Piersma AH, Bal-Price A, Seiler A, Westerink RH, Zimmer B, Lein PJ: Reference compounds for alternative test methods to indicate developmental neurotoxicity (DNT) potential of chemicals: example lists and criteria for their selection and use. ALTEX 34(1): 49-74, 2017. doi: 10.14573/altex.1604201

Stone V, Miller MR, Clift MJD, Elder A, Mills NL, Møller P, Schins RPF, Vogel U, Kreyling WG, Jensen KA, Kuhlbusch TAJ, Schwarze PE, Hoet P, Pietroiusti A, De Vizcaya-Ruiz A, Baeza-Squiban A, Tran CL, Cassee FR: Nanomaterials vs ambient ultrafine particles: an opportunity to exchange toxicology knowledge. Environ Health Perspect 2017. doi: 10.1289/EHP424

Krutmann J, Bouloc A, Sore G, Bernard BA, Passeron T: The skin aging exposome. J Dermatol Sci 85(3): 152-161, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.jdermsci.2016.09.015

Bal-Price A, Lein PJ, Keil KP, Sethi S, Shafer T, Barenys M, Fritsche E, Sachana M, Meek ME: Developing and applying the adverse outcome pathway concept for understanding and predicting neurotoxicity. Neurotoxicology 59: 240-255, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2016.05.010

Barenys M, Masjosthusmann S, Fritsche E: Is intake of flavonoid-based food supplements during pregnancy safe for the developing child? A literature review. Curr Drug Targets 18(2): 196-231, 2017. doi: 10.2174/1389450116666150804110049

Martin WF, Sies H: Physiological evolution: Genomic redox footprints. Nat Plants 3: 17071, 2017. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2017.71

Sies H, Berndt C, Jones DP: Oxidative Stress. Annu Rev Biochem 86: 715-748, 2017. doi: 10.1146/annurev-biochem-061516-045037

Sies H: Hydrogen peroxide as a central redox signaling molecule in physiological oxidative stress: Oxidative eustress. Redox Biol 11: 613-619, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2016.12.035