Publikationsliste des Lehrstuhls


M. Schenkelberger, C. Trapp, T. Mai, V. Giri, M. Mohammadi-Kambs, A. Ott

Ultrahigh molecular recognition specificity of competing DNA oligonucleotide strands in thermal equilibrium: a cooperative transition to order
New Journal of Physics (2021)

N. Khangholi , M. Finkler , R. Seemann, A. Ott, J.-B. Fleury

Photoactivation of Cell-Free expressed Archaerhodopsin-3 in a Model Cell Membrane
Int. J. Mol. Sci. (2021), 22, 1-8.
† geteilte Erstautorenschaft

D. A. D. Flormann, C. Anton, M. O. Pohland, Y. Bautz, K. Kaub, E. Terriac, T. E. Schäffer, J. Rheinlaender, A. Janshoff, A. Ott, F. Lautenschlaeger

Oscillatory microrheology, creep compliance and stress relaxation of biological cells reveal strong correlations as probed by atomic force microscopy
Frontiers in Physics-Biophysics (2021)

M. Finkler, S. Ravanbodshirazi, F. Grimm, P. Hartz, A. Ott.  

Full incorporation of the noncanonical amino acid hydroxylysine as a surrogate for lysine in green fluorescent protein.
Bioorg. Med. Chem. 41, 1–6. 

E. G. Worst †, M. Finkler †, M. Schenkelberger, Ö. Kurt, V. Helms, V. Noireaux, A. Ott.  

A Methylation-Directed, Synthetic Pap Switch Based on Self-Complementary Regulatory DNA Reconstituted in an All E. coli Cell-Free Expression System.
ACS Synth. Biol. 10, 2725–2739.
† Geteilte Erstautorenschaft



M. Finkler, Ö. Kurt, F. Grimm, P. Hartz, A. Ott

A bead-based method for the removal of the amino acid lysine from cell-free transcription-translation systems. 
Journal of Biotechnology 324S, 1-6.


M. Mohammadi-Kambs, A. Ott

DNA oligomer binding in competition exhibits cooperativity
New J. Physics 483 (2019) 113027

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 15 (2018) 491


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) 1302-1308


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


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 1: Chemical 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