Publications - Fluorescence Microscopy


Harzsch, S. & Viertel, C. (2020). Immunolocalization of neurotransmitters and neuromodulators in the developing crayfish brain. Methods Mol. Biol. 2047: 271-291

Machon, J., Krieger, J., Zbinden, M., Ravaux, J. & Harzsch, S. (2020). Exploring brain diversity in crustaceans: sensory systems of deep vent shrimps. Neuroforum 26(2): 73

Petersen, I., Schlüter, R., Hoff, K. J., Liebscher, V., Bange, G., Riedel, K. & Pane-Farre, J. (2020). Non-invasive and label-free 3D-visualization shows in vivo oligomerization of the staphylococcal alkaline shock protein 23 (Asp23). Sci. Rep. 10(1): 125

Polanska, M. A., Kirchhoff, T., Dircksen, H., Hansson, B. S. & Harzsch, S. (2020). Functional morphology of the primary olfactory centers in the brain of the hermit crab Coenobita clypeatus (Anomala, Coenobitidae). Cell Tissue Res. 380(3): 449-467

Steinhoff, P. O. M., Uhl, G., Harzsch, S. & Sombke, A. (2020). Visual pathways in the brain of the jumping spider Marpissa muscosa. J. Comp. Neurol. 528(11): 1883-1902


Graf, A. C., Leonard, A., Schäuble, M., Rieckmann, L. M., Hoyer, J., Maaß, S., Lalk, M., Becher, D., Pané-Farré, J. & Riedel, K. (2019). Virulence factors produced by Staphylococcus aureus biofilms have a moonlighting function contributing to biofilm integrity. Mol. Cell. Proteomics: mcp.RA118.001120

Handorf, O., Schnabel, U., Bsel, A., Weihe, T., Bekeschus, S., Graf, A. C., Riedel, K. & Ehlbeck, J. (2019). Antimicrobial effects of microwave-induced plasma torch (MiniMIP) treatment on Candida albicans biofilms. Microb. Biotechnol. 12(5): 1034-1048

Kenning, M., Schendel, V., Müller, C. H. G. & Sombke, A. (2019). Comparative morphology of ultimate and walking legs in the centipede Lithobius forficatus (Myriapoda) with functional implications. Zoological. Lett. 5: 3

Krieger, J., Hörnig, M. K., Sandeman, R. E., Sandeman, D. C. & Harzsch, S. (2019). Masters of communication: The brain of the banded cleaner shrimp Stenopus hispidus (Olivier, 1811) with an emphasis on sensory processing areas. J. Comp. Neurol.

Machon, J., Krieger, J., Meth, R., Zbinden, M., Ravaux, J., Montagne, N., Chertemps, T. & Harzsch, S. (2019). Neuroanatomy of a hydrothermal vent shrimp provides insights into the evolution of crustacean integrative brain centers. Elife 8

Wittfoth, C., Harzsch, S., Wolff, C. & Sombke, A. (2019). The "amphi"-brains of amphipods: new insights from the neuroanatomy of Parhyale hawaiensis (Dana, 1853). Front. Zool. 16: 30


Nischik, E. S. & Krieger, J. (2018). Evaluation of standard imaging techniques and volumetric preservation of nervous tissue in genetically identical offspring of the crayfish Procambarus fallax cf. virginalis (Marmorkrebs). PeerJ 6: e5181

Schendel, V., Kenning, M. & Sombke, A. (2018). A comparative analysis of the ventral nerve cord of Lithobius forficatus (Lithobiomorpha): morphology, neuroanatomy, and individually identifiable neurons. Arthropod Syst. Phylo. 76(3): 377-394

Wittfoth, C. & Harzsch, S. (2018). Adult neurogenesis in the central olfactory pathway of Dendrobranchiate and Caridean Shrimps: New insights into the evolution of the deutocerebral proliferative system in reptant decapods. Dev. Neurobiol. 78(8): 757-774



Loi, V. V., Harms, M., Muller, M., Huyen, N. T. T., Hamilton, C. J., Hochgrafe, F., Pané-Farré, J. & Antelmann, H. (2017). Real-Time imaging of the bacillithiol redox potential in the human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus using a genetically encoded bacilliredoxin-fused redox biosensor. Antioxid. Redox Signal. 26(15): 835-848

Meth, R., Wittfoth, C. & Harzsch, S. (2017). Brain architecture of the Pacific White Shrimp Penaeus vannamei Boone, 1931 (Malacostraca, Dendrobranchiata): correspondence of brain structure and sensory input? Cell Tissue Res. DOI:10.1007/s00441-017-2607-y

Sombke, A. & Stemme, T. (2017). Serotonergic neurons in the ventral nerve cord of Chilopoda - a mandibulate pattern of individually identifiable neurons. Zoological Lett 3: 9

Steinhoff, P. O. M., Sombke, A., Liedtke, J., Schneider, J. M., Harzsch, S. & Uhl, G. (2017). The synganglion of the jumping spider Marpissa muscosa (Arachnida: Salticidae): Insights from histology, immunohistochemistry and microCT analysis. Arthropod. Struct. Dev. 46(2): 156-170


Bonn, F., Pané-Farré, J., Schlüter, R., Schaffer, M., Fuchs, S., Bernhardt, J., Riedel, K., Otto, A., Volker, U., van Dijl, J. M., Hecker, M., Mader, U. & Becher, D. (2016). Global analysis of the impact of linezolid onto virulence factor production in S. aureus USA300. Int J Med Microbiol 306(3): 131-140

Kress, T., Harzsch, S. & Dircksen, H. (2016). Neuroanatomy of the optic ganglia and central brain of the water flea Daphnia magna (Crustacea, Cladocera). Cell Tissue Res 363(3): 649-677


Grunow, B., Kirchhoff, T., Lange, T., Moritz, T. & Harzsch, S. (2015). Histochemistry on vibratome sections of fish tissue: a comparison of fixation and embedding methods. Aquatic Biology 23(3): 251-263

Krieger, J., Braun, P., Rivera, N. T., Schubart, C. D., Müller, C. H. & Harzsch, S. (2015). Comparative analyses of olfactory systems in terrestrial crabs (Brachyura): evidence for aerial olfaction? PeerJ 3: e1433

Müller, C. H. G., Hylleberg, J. & Michalik, P. (2015). Complex epidermal organs of Phascolion (Sipuncula): insights into the evolution of bimodal secretory cells in annelids. Acta Zoologica 96(3): 343-374

Sombke, A. & Harzsch, S. (2015). Immunolocalization of histamine in the optic neuropils of Scutigera coleoptrata (Myriapoda: Chilopoda) reveals the basal organization of visual systems in Mandibulata. Neurosci Lett 594: 111-116


Müller, M., Reiss, S., Schlüter, R., Mader, U., Beyer, A., Reiss, W., Marles-Wright, J., Lewis, R. J., Pfortner, H., Volker, U., Riedel, K., Hecker, M., Engelmann, S. & Pané-Farré, J. (2014). Deletion of membrane-associated Asp23 leads to upregulation of cell wall stress genes in Staphylococcus aureus. Molecular Microbiology 93(6): 1259-1268