Publications

P.-H. Wu, D. R. B. Aroush, A. Asnacios, W.-C. Chen, M. E. Dokukin, B. L. Doss, P. Durand-Smet, A. Ekpenyong, J. Guck, N. V. Guz, P. A. Janmey, J. S. H. Lee, N. M. Moore, A. Ott, Y.-C. Poh, R. Ros, M. Sander, I. Sokolov, J. R. Staunton, N. Wang, G. Whyte, D. Wirtz

A comparison of methods to assess cell mechanical properties

Nature Methods 2018, 1548-7105, 10.1038/s41592-018-0015-1

2017

M. Sander, H. Dobicki, A. Ott

Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Rheology of Living Fibroblasts: Path-Dependent Steady States

Biophysical Journal 113 (7) (2017) 1561-1573

 

M. Schenkelberger, S. Shanak, M. Finkler, E. G. Worst, V. Noireaux, V. Helms and A. Ott

Expression regulation by a methyl-CpG binding domain in an E. coli based, cell-free TX-TL system

Phys. Biol. 14 (2) (2017) 1478-3975

 

M. Mohammadi-Kambs, K. Hölz, M. M. Somoza and A. Ott

Hamming Distance as a Concept in DNA Molecular Recognition

ACS Omega 2 (4) (2017) pp 1302-1308

2016

S. Scherer, E. Wollrab, L. Codutti, T. Carlomagno, SG. da Costa, A. Volkmer, A. Bronja, OJ. Schmitz and A. Ott

Chemical Analysis of a "Miller-Type" Complex Prebiotic Broth

Part 2: Gas, Oil, Water and the Oil/Water-Interface.

Orig. Life Evol. Biosph. 46 (2-3) (2016) 149-69

 

E.G. Worst, P. Zimmer, E. Wollrab, K. Kruse and A. Ott

Unbounded growth patterns of reproducing, competing polymers - similarities to biological evolution

New Journal of Physics 18 (2016) 1003003

 

M.R.Shaebani, A. Pasula, A. Ott and L. Santen

Tracking of plus-ends reveals microtubule functional diversity in different cell types

Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 30285

 

H. Bokkasam and A. Ott

Information Limited Oligonucleotide Amplification Assay for Affinity-Based, Parallel Detection Studies

PloS ONE Vol. 11(3) (2016) e0151072

 

E.G. Worst, M.P. Exner, A. De Simone, M. Schenkelberger, V. Noireaux, N. Budisa and A. Ott

Residue-specific incorporation of noncanonical amino acids into model proteins using an Escherichia coli cell-free transcription-translation system

J. Vis. Exp. 114 (2016) 54273

2010-2015

E. G. Worst, M. P. Exner, A. De Simone,  M. Schenkelberger, V. Noireaux, N. Budisa and A. Ott

Cell-free expression with the toxic aminoacid canavanine

Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 25(17) (2015) 3658–3660

 

M. Sander, J. Flesch and A. Ott

Using cell monolayer rheology to probe average single cell mechanical properties

Biorheology 52(4) (2015) 269-278

 

E. Wollrab, S. Scherer, F. Aubriet, V. Carré, T. Carlomagno, L. Codutti and A. Ott

Chemical Analysis of a "Miller-Type" Complex Prebiotic Broth 

Part 1Chemical Diversity, Oxygen and Nitrogen Based Polymers

Orig. Life Evol. Biosph. 46 (2-3) (2015) 149-169

 

A. Harrison, H. Binder, A. Buhot, C. J. Burden, E. Carlon, C. Gibas, L. J. Gamble, A. Halverin, J. Hooyberghs, D. P. Kreil, R. Levicky, P. A. Noble, A. Ott, B. M. Pettitt, D. Tautz and A. E. Pozhitkov

Physico-chemical foundations underpinning microarray and next-generation sequencing experiments

Nucleic Acids Research 41 (5) (2013) 2779-96

 

M. A. Zhukovsky, P.-H. Lee, A. Ott and V. Helms

Putative cholesterol-binding sites in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coreceptors CXCR4 and CCR5

Proteins (2012) 24211

 

A. Gamba, M. Nicodemi, J. Soriano and A. Ott 


Critical behavior and axis defining symmetry breaking in hydra embryonic development


Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 158103 

 

A. Ott

RNA in cycles


Physics 4 (2011) 52

 

C. Trapp, M. Schenkelberger and A. Ott 

Stability of double-stranded oligonucleotide DNA with a bulged loop: a microarray study


BMC Biophysics 4 (2011) 20

 

O. C. Aktas, M. Sander, M. M. Miró, J. Lee, C. K. Akkan, H. Smail, A. Ott and M. Veith


Enhanced fibroblast cell adhesion on Al/Al2O3 nanowires


Rev. of Applied Surface Science 257 (2011) 3489-3494

2005 - 2009

A. Melker and A. Ott (ed.)


Proceedings of the eleventh international workshop on nanodesign, technology and computer simulation


Rev. on Advanced Materials Science 20 (1) (2009)

 

T. Naiser, J. Kayser, T.Mai, W. Michel and A. Ott


DNA hybridization to surface bound probes: point defects in experiment and model


Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 218301

 

J. Soriano, S. Rüdiger, P.A. Pullarkat and A. Ott


Mechano-genetic coupling of hydra symmetry breaking and driven turing instability model


Biophysical Journal 96(4) (2009) 1649-1660

 

T. Naiser, O. Ehler, J. Kayser, T. Mai, W. Michel and A. Ott


Impact of point-mutations on the hybridization affinity of surface-bound DNA/DNA and RNA/DNA oligonucleotide-duplexes: comparison of single base mismatch and base bulges


BMC Biotechnology 8 (2008) 48

 

T. Naiser, J. Kayser, T. Mai, W. Michel and A. Ott


Position dependent mismatch discrimination on DNA microarrays - experiments and model


BMC Bioinformatics 9 (2008) 509

 

P. Fernandez and A. Ott


Single cell mechanics: stress stiffening and kinematic hardening


Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 (2008) 238102

 

M. Kücken, J. Soriano, P. A. Pullarkat, A. Ott and E. M. Nicola


An osmoregulatory basis for shape oscillations in regenerating hydra


Biophysical Journal 95 (2008) 978-985

 

N. Aksel, P. Fernandez, L. Heyman, A. Ott and P. Pullarkat


Biological cell monolayer shearing apparatus for diagnostic purposes


Patent application EP 07 114 178.2 (filed 2008)

 

R. Bernal, P. Pullarkat and F. Melo


Mechanical properties of axons 


Phys. Rev. Lett 99 (2007) 018301

 

P. Fernandez, L. Heyman, A. Ott, N. Aksel and P. Pullarkat


Shear rheology of a cell monolayer

New Journal of Physics 9 (2007) 419

 

P. Pullarkat, P. Fernandez and A. Ott


Rheological properties of the eukaryotic cell cytoskeleton


Physics Reports 449 (2007) 29-53

 

W. Michel, T. Mai, T. Naiser and A. Ott


Optical study of DNA suface hybridization reveals DNA surface density as a key parameter for microarray hybridization kinetics


Biophysical Journal 92 (2007) 999-1004

 

G. Salbreux, J. F. Joanny, J. Prost and P. Pullarkat


Shape oscillations of non-adhering fibroblast cells


Phys. Biol. 4 (2007) 268-284

 

J. Soriano, C. Colombo and A. Ott


Hydra molecular network reaches critcality at the symmetry-breaking axis defining moment


Phys. Rev. Lett. 97 (2006) 258102

 

T. Naiser, T. Mai, W. Michel and A. Ott


Versatile maskless microscope projection photolithography system and its apllication in light-directed fabrication of DNA microarrays


Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77 (2006) 063711

 

P. Pullarkat, P. Dommersnes, P. Fernandez, J.-F. Joanny and A. Ott


Osmotically driven shape transformations in axons


Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 (2006) 048104

 

P. Fernandez, P. Pullarkat and A. Ott


A master realation defines the nonlinear viscoelasticity of single fibroplasts


Biophysical Journal 90 (2006) 3796-3805

 

S. Thakur, P. B. Sunil Kumar, N. V. Madhusudana and P. Pullarkat


Self propulsion of nematic drops: novel phase seperation dynamics in impurity doped nematogens


Phys. Rev. Let. 97 (2006) 115701

 

A. Micoulet, J. P. Spatz and A. Ott


Mechanical response analysis and power generation of a single-cell stretching


ChemPhysChem 6 (2005) 663-670

2000 - 2004

C. Fütterer, C. Colombo, F. Jülicher and A. Ott


Morphogenic oscillations during symmetry breaking of regenerating hydra vulgaris cells


Europhys. Lett 64 (2003) 137

 

L. Busoni, G. Cappello, M. Badoual, A. Ott and J. Prost


Kinesin motion in the absence of external forces characterized by interference total internal reflection microscopy

Phys. Rev. E 68 (2003) 021907

 

F. Gerbal, V. Laurent, A. Ott, M. F. Carlier, P. Chaikin, J. Prost


Measurements of the elasticity of the actin tail of „listeria“ monocytogenes


European Biophysics Journal 29/2 (2000) 134-140

1995 - 1999

A. Ott


The molecular motor actin-myosin on a substrat


Lecture notes in Physics, Springer Verlag (1999) BFb0104220

 

F. Gerbal, V. Noireaux, C. Sykles, F. Jülicher, P. Chaikin, A. Ott, J.Prost, R. Goldstein, E. Friedrich, D. Louvard, V. Laurant and M. F. Carlier


On the "listeria" propulsion mechanism


Pramana 53 1 (1999) 155-170

 

O. Thoumine and A. Ott


Biomechanical properties of fibroblast


Material Research Society Bulletin 24 (1999) 22-26

 

A. Ott


Derniers développements et applications de pinces optiques


J. Phys. IV France 9 (1999) 109-112

 

I. Gutsche Perelroizen, J. Lapault, A. Ott and M. F. Carlier


Filament assembly from profilin-actin


J. Bio. Chem. 274 (1999) 6234-6243

 

O. Thoumine, A. Ott, O. Cardoso and J. J. Meister


Microplates: a new tool for manipulation and mechanical perturbation of individual cells


J. Biochem. Biophys. Methods 39 (1999) 47-62

 

D. Riveline, A. Ott, F. Jülicher, O. Cardoso, S. Magnusdottir, J. L. Viovy and J. Prost


Acting on actin: the electric motility assay


Eur. Biophys. J. 27 (1998) 403-408

 

C. H. Wiggins, D. Riveline, A. Ott and R. E. Goldstein


Trapping and wiggling: elastohydrodynamics of driven microfilaments


Biophys. J. 74 (1998) 1043-1060

 

O. Thoumine and A. Ott


Comparison of the mechanical properties of normal and transformed fibroblasts


Biorheology 34 (1997) 309-326

 

D. Riveline, C. H. Wiggins, R. E. Goldstein and A. Ott


Elastohydrodynamic study of actin filaments using fluorescence microscopy

Phys. Rev. E 56 (1997) R1330-R1333

 

O. Thourmine and A. Ott


Time scale dependent viscoelastic and contractile regimes in fibroblasts probed by microplate manipulation


J. Cell Sci. 110 (1997) 2109-2116

 

A. Ott, J. P. Bouchaud, D. Langevin and W. Urbach


Collective diffusion of "living polymers"


J. Phys. II (France) 7 (1997) 1099-1109

 

O. Thourmine and A.Ott


Influence of adhesion and cytoskeletal intergrity on fibroblast traction

Cell Mot. Cyt. 35 (1996) 269-280

 

A. Ott


Micromanipulation intracellulaire par princes optiques


Ann. Phys. Fr.  22 (1997) 181-182

 

O. Thourmine, A. Ott and D. Louvard


Critical centrifugal forces induce adhesion, rupture or structural reorganization in cultured cells


Cell Mot. Cyt. 33 (1996) 276-287

 

D. A. Winkelmann, L. Bourdieu, A. Ott, F. Kinose and A. Libchaber


Flexibility of myosin attachment to surface influences f-actin motion


Biophys. J. 68 (1995) 2444-2453

1990 - 1994

A. Ott, M. Magnasco, A. Simon and A. Libchaber


Measurement of the persistence length of filamentous actin using fluorescence microscopy

Phys. Rev. E 48 (1993) R1642

 

N. Morié, A. Ott, D. Langevin and W. Urbach


Comments on the selfdiffusion in L3 and other bicontinuous surfactant solutions


Langmuir 9 (2) (1993) pp 625-626

 

A. Khatory, F. Kern, F. Lequeux, J. Apel, G. Porte, N. Moire, A. Ott and W. Urbach


Entangeld versus multiconnected network of wormlike micelles


Langmuir 9 (1993) 933-939

 

A. Ott, W. Urbach, D. Langevin and H. Hoffmann


Surface self-diffusion in L3 phases


Langmuir 8 (2) (1992) 345

 

A. Ott, W. Urbach, L. T. Lee and D. Langevin


Thermal fluctuations of surfactant films in micellar and microemulsion systems


Langmuir 7 (1991) 1892-1894

 

A. Ott, J. P. Bouchaud, D. Langevin and W. Urbach


Anomalous diffusion in elongated micelles and its Levy flight interpreation


J. Phys. II France 1 (1991) 1465-1482

 

A. Ott, J. P. Bouchaud, D. Langevin and W. Urbach


Les vols de Levy ou la diffusion non brownienne


La Recherche 230 (1991) 378

 

A. Ott


Etudes des agrégats de molécules amphiphiles par des technique optiques. Cas des agrégats flexibles et rôle des fluctuations thermiques


Thèse Université de Paris VI (1990)

 

A. Ott, J. P. Bouchaud, D. Langevin and W. Urbach


Anomalous diffusion in living polymers: a genuine Levy flight?


Phys. Rev. Lett. 65 (1990) 2201

 

A. Ott, W. Urbach, D. Langevin, P. Schurtenberger, R. Scartazzini and P. L. Luisi


A self-diffusion study of polymer-like micelles


J. Phys. Condens. Matter 2 (1990) 5907

 

A. Ott, W. Urbach, D. Langevin, R. Ober and M. Waks


Light Scattering study of surfactant multilayers elasticity. Role of incorporated proteins


Europhys. Lett. 12 (1990) 395

1985 - 1989

R. Messager, A. Ott, D. Chatenay and D. Langevin


Self diffusion in living polymers 


Polym. Prepr. (ACS Div. Pol. Chem.) 29 (1988) 393

 

R. Messager, A. Ott, D. Chatenay, W. Urbach and D. Langevin


Are giant micelles living polymers?


Phys. Rev. Lett. 60 (1988) 1410