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laforsch Prof. Dr. Christian Laforsch
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Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences
Chair Animal Ecology I


Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

since 2019Spokesperson Collaboratice Research Center (CRC) 1357 Microplastics.
2017 - 2020Member of the BMBF Steering Committee "Plastics in the Environment.
2015 - 2021

Vice President for Research and Young Academics, University of Bayreuth.

since 2012Professor, Chair of Animal Ecology I, University of Bayreuth
2011 - 2012Akademischer Oberrat, Chair of Evolutionary Ecology, Department of Biology II, LMU Munich.
2009 - 2011Substitute professorship, aquatic ecology,
Department of Biology II, LMU Munich.
2009 - 2011Head of the limnological research station Seeon, LMU Munich
2009Habilitation, teaching qualification and authorisation to teach,
Subjects: Zoology & Ecology.
2005 - 2009Assistant Professor (C1), Chair of Evolutionary Ecology, Department of Biology II, LMU Munich.
2004 - 2005Research Associate (Postdoc), Biological Sciences Department, I.E.N.S., Lancaster University, UK; “Proteomics in Daphnia”.
2003 - 2004Postdoc (visiting scientist) at the Institute for Experimental Physics II at the University of Leipzig; "Ultasound microscopy with vector contrast in biological samples".
2003

Dissertation, Evolutionary Ecology, LMU Munich, "Morphological plasticity: cyclomorphosis in Daphnia cucullata", Award: summa cum laude (Dr. rer. nat.)

1999Diplom, Biologie, LMU München, Abschlussnote: 1,0 in den Fächern (Zoologie, Ökologie, Wildbiologie und Botanik)

Awards

2017Teaching Award of the University of Bayreuth
2008, 2010Teaching Award of the Faculty of Biology, LMU Munich
2011LMU Munich Habilitation Award


laforsch

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences
Chair Animal Ecology I


Publications

2024

Thomas Steiner, Lisa-Cathrin Leitner, Yuanhu Zhang, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Andreas Greiner, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag: Detection and specific chemical identification of submillimeter plastic fragments in complex matrices such as compost. In: Scientific Reports, 14 (2024). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-024-51185-6

Simon Wieland, Anja Ramsperger, Wolfgang Groß, Moritz Lehmann, Thomas Witzmann, Anja Caspari, Martin Obst, Stephan Gekle, Günter K. Auernhammer, Andreas Fery, Christian Laforsch, Holger Kress: Nominally identical microplastic models differ greatly in their particle-cell interactions. In: Nature Communications, 15 (2024). - .
doi:10.1038/s41467-024-45281-4

Maximilian Wohlschläger, Martin Versen, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: A promising method for fast identification of microplastic particles in environmental samples : A pilot study using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy. In: Heliyon, 10 (2024). - .
doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e25133

Frederic Hüftlein, Sven Ritschar, Christian Laforsch: Sexual dimorphism in the proventriculus of the buff‐tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris (L. 1758) (Hymenoptera: Apidae). In: Journal of Morphology, 285 (2024). - .
doi:10.1002/jmor.21668

Simona Mondellini, Michael Schwarzer, Matthias Völkl, Julia Jasinski, Valérie Jérôme, Thomas Scheibel, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag: Size dependent uptake and trophic transfer of polystyrene microplastics in unicellular freshwater eukaryotes. In: Science of the Total Environment, (2024). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.172470

Anita Jemec Kokalj, Gabriela Kalčíková, Salla Selonen, Thijs Bosker, Damjana Drobne, Darina Dvorakova, Jakub Hofman, Rachel Hurley, Sarmite Kernchen, Christian Laforsch, Martin G. J. Löder, Sam van Loon, Paula E. Redondo-Hasselerharm, Vili Saartama, Klára Šmídová, Aristeidis S. Tsagkaris, Laura J. Zantis, Luca Nizzetto, Cornelis A. M. van Gestel: Strategy towards producing relevant and reliable data for the hazard assessment of micro- and nanoplastics in agricultural soils. In: TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 172 (2024). - .
doi:10.1016/j.trac.2024.117567

Andreas J. Wild, Franziska A. Steiner, Marvin Kiene, Nicolas Tyborski, Shu‐Yin Tung, Tina Köhler, Andrea Carminati, Barbara Eder, Jennifer Groth, Wouter K. Vahl, Sebastian Wolfrum, Tillmann Lüders, Christian Laforsch, Carsten W. Mueller, Alix Vidal, Johanna Pausch: Unraveling root and rhizosphere traits in temperate maize landraces and modern cultivars : Implications for soil resource acquisition and drought adaptation. In: Plant, Cell & Environment, (2024). - .
doi:10.1111/pce.14898

2023

Anja Ramsperger, Enrico Bergamaschi, Marco Panizzolo, Ivana Fenoglio, Francesco Barbero, Ruud Peters, Anna Undas, Sebastian Purker, Bernd Giese, Carina R. Lalyer, Alba Tamargo, M. Victoria Moreno-Arribas, Hans-Peter Grossart, Dana Kühnel, Jana Dietrich, Friedrich Paulsen, Anani K. Afanou, Shan Zienolddiny-Narui, Stine Eriksen Hammer, Torunn Kringlen Ervik, Pål Graff, Bendik C. Brinchmann, Karl-Christian Nordby, Håkan Wallin, Matteo Nassi, Federico Benetti, Michela Zanella, Julian Brehm, Holger Kress, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Nano- and microplastics : a comprehensive review on their exposure routes, translocation, and fate in humans. In: NanoImpact, 29 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.impact.2022.100441

Aileen Jakobs, Elif Gürkal, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Tillmann Lüders: A novel approach to extract, purify, and fractionate microplastics from environmental matrices by isopycnic ultracentrifugation. In: Science of the Total Environment, 857, Part 3 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.159610

E. Bergami, E. Ferrari, Martin G. J. Löder, G. Birarda, Christian Laforsch, L. Vaccari, I. Corsi: Textile microfibers in wild Antarctic whelk Neobuccinum eatoni (Smith, 1875) from Terra Nova Bay (Ross Sea, Antarctica). In: Environmental Research, 216, Part 2 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.envres.2022.114487

Julian Brehm, Sven Ritschar, Christian Laforsch, Magdalena Mair: The complexity of micro- and nanoplastic research in the genus Daphnia : A systematic review of study variability and a meta-analysis of immobilization rates. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 458 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.131839

Frederic Hüftlein, Dimitri Seidenath, Andreas Mittereder, Thomas Hillenbrand, Dieter Brüggemann, Oliver Otti, Heike Feldhaar, Christian Laforsch, Matthias Schott: Effects of diesel exhaust particles on the health and survival of the buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris after acute and chronic oral exposure. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 458 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.131905

Julia A. Prume, Hannes Laermanns, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Christina Bogner, Martin Koch: Evaluating the effectiveness of the MicroPlastic Sediment Separator (MPSS). In: Microplastics and Nanoplastics, 3 (2023). - .
doi:10.1186/s43591-023-00073-3

Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Hassan Elagami, Jan-Pascal Boos, Julian Brehm, Matthias Schott, L. Witt, Christian Laforsch, Sven Frei: Filter feeders are key to small microplastic residence times in stratified lakes : A virtual experiment. In: Science of the Total Environment, 890 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.164293

Jasmin Kniese, Sven Ritschar, Lina Bünger, Heike Feldhaar, Christian Laforsch, Andreas Römpp, Heinar Schmidt: Localisation and identification of polystyrene particles in tissue sections using Raman spectroscopic imaging. In: NanoImpact, 30 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.impact.2023.100465

Yu Wang, Leilei Xiang, Wulf Amelung, Martin Elsner, Jay Gan, Stephan Kueppers, Christian Laforsch, Xin Jiang, Joseph Adu-Gyamfi, Lee Heng, Yong Sik Ok, Natalia P. Ivleva, Yongming Luo, Damià Barceló, Andreas Schäffer, Fang Wang: Micro- and nanoplastics in soil ecosystems : Analytical methods, fate, and effects. In: TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 169 (2023). - .
doi:10.1016/j.trac.2023.117309

Christian Laforsch, Anja Ramsperger, Sven Ritschar: Mikroplastik und der mögliche Einfluss auf die menschliche Gesundheit. In: Viviane Scherenberg, Johanne Pundt (Hrsg.): Klima-und Gesundheitsschutz : Planetary-Health-Lösungsansätze. - Bremen : Apollon University Press, 2023. - S. 131-158.

Yuanhu Zhang, Tasmai Paul, Julian Brehm, Matthias Völkl, Valérie Jérôme, Ruth Freitag, Christian Laforsch, Andreas Greiner: Role of Residual Monomers in the Manifestation of (Cyto)toxicity by Polystyrene Microplastic Model Particles. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 57 (2023). - S. 9925-9933.
doi:10.1021/acs.est.3c01134

Jens Diller, Frederic Hüftlein, Darleen Lücker, Heike Feldhaar, Christian Laforsch: Allelochemical run-off from the invasive terrestrial plant Impatiens glandulifera decreases defensibility in Daphnia. In: Scientific Reports, 13 (2023). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-023-27667-4

Thomas Steiner, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Frank Hilbrig, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag: Microplastic Contamination of Composts and Liquid Fertilizers from Municipal Biowaste Treatment Plants : Effects of the Operating Conditions. In: Waste and Biomass Valorization, 14 (2023). - S. 873-887.
doi:10.1007/s12649-022-01870-2

Susanne Saha, Christian Laforsch, Anja Ramsperger, Dennis Niebel: Mikroplastik und dermatologische Versorgung. In: Die Dermatologie, 74 (2023). - S. 27-33.
doi:10.1007/s00105-022-05035-z

2022

Sarmite Kernchen, Martin G. J. Löder, Franziska Fischer, Dieter Fischer, Sonya Moses, Christoph Georgi, Anke Nölscher, Andreas Held, Christian Laforsch: Airborne microplastic concentrations and deposition across the Weser River catchment. In: Science of the Total Environment, 818 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151812

Simona Mondellini, Matthias Schott, Martin G. J. Löder, Seema Agarwal, Andreas Greiner, Christian Laforsch: Beyond microplastics : Water soluble synthetic polymers exert sublethal adverse effects in the freshwater cladoceran Daphnia magna. In: Science of the Total Environment, 847 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.157608

Sven Ritschar, Elisabeth Schirmer, Benedikt Hufnagl, Martin G. J. Löder, Andreas Römpp, Christian Laforsch: Classification of target tissues of Eisenia fetida using sequential multimodal chemical analysis and machine learning. In: Histochemistry and Cell Biology, 157 (2022). - S. 127-137.
doi:10.1007/s00418-021-02037-1

Benedikt Hufnagl, Michael Stibi, Heghnar Martirosyan, Ursula Wilczek, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Hans Lohninger: Computer-Assisted Analysis of Microplastics in Environmental Samples Based on μFTIR Imaging in Combination with Machine Learning. In: Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 9 (2022). - S. 90-95.
doi:10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00851

Ann-Kathrin Müller, Julian Brehm, Matthias Völkl, Valérie Jérôme, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag, Andreas Greiner: Disentangling biological effects of primary nanoplastics from dispersion paints' additional compounds. In: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 242 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2022.113877

Markus Rolf, Hannes Laermanns, Lukas Kienzler, Christian Pohl, Julia N. Möller, Christian Laforsch, Martin G. J. Löder, Christina Bogner: Flooding frequency and floodplain topography determine abundance of microplastics in an alluvial Rhine soil. In: Science of the Total Environment, 836 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.155141

Simon Wieland, Aylin Balmes, Julian Bender, Jonas Kitzinger, Felix Meyer, Anja Ramsperger, Franz Roeder, Caroline Tengelmann, Benedik H. Wimmer, Christian Laforsch, Holger Kress: From properties to toxicity : comparing microplastics to other airborne microparticles. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 428 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.128151

Sebastian Steibl, Gerhard Gebauer, Christian Laforsch: Impacts on food web properties of island invertebrate communities vary between different human land uses. In: Science of the Total Environment, 831 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154838

Magdalena V. Wilde, Julian Brehm, Michael Schwarzer, Jan B. Stöckl, Christian Laforsch, Thomas Fröhlich: Improving the proteome coverage of Daphnia magna : implications for future ecotoxicoproteomics studies. In: Proteomics, 22 (2022). - .
doi:10.1002/pmic.202100289

Julian Brehm, Magdalena V. Wilde, Lukas Reiche, Lisa-Cathrin Leitner, Benedict Petran, Marcel Meinhart, Simon Wieland, Sven Ritschar, Matthias Schott, Jan-Pascal Boos, Sven Frei, Holger Kress, Jürgen Senker, Andreas Greiner, Thomas Fröhlich, Christian Laforsch: In-depth characterization revealed polymer type and chemical content specific effects of microplastic on Dreissena bugensis. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 437 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129351

Elisabeth Schirmer, Sven Ritschar, Matthias Ochs, Christian Laforsch, Stefan Schuster, Andreas Römpp: MALDI mass spectrometry imaging workflow for the aquatic model organisms Danio rerio and Daphnia magna. In: Scientific Reports, 12 (2022). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-022-09659-y

Isabella Schrank, Julia N. Möller, Hannes Imhof, Oliver Hauenstein, Franziska Zielke, Seema Agarwal, Martin G. J. Löder, Andreas Greiner, Christian Laforsch: Microplastic sample purification methods : Assessing detrimental effects of purification procedures on specific plastic types. In: Science of the Total Environment, 833 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154824

Lion Schöpfer, Julia N. Möller, Thomas Steiner, Uwe Schnepf, Sven Marhan, Julia Resch, Ansilla Bayha, Martin G. J. Löder, Ruth Freitag, Franz Brümmer, Christian Laforsch, Thilo Streck, Jens Forberger, Martin Kranert, Ellen Kandeler, Holger Pagel: Microplastics persist in an arable soil but do not affect soil microbial biomass, enzyme activities, and crop yield. In: Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 185 (2022). - S. 836-849.
doi:10.1002/jpln.202200062

Thomas Steiner, Yuanhu Zhang, Julia N. Möller, Seema Agarwal, Martin G. J. Löder, Andreas Greiner, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag: Municipal biowaste treatment plants contribute to the contamination of the environment with residues of biodegradable plastics with putative higher persistence potential. In: Scientific Reports, 12 (2022). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-022-12912-z

Thomas Witzmann, Anja Ramsperger, Simon Wieland, Christian Laforsch, Holger Kress, Andreas Fery, Günter K. Auernhammer: Repulsive Interactions of Eco-corona-Covered Microplastic Particles Quantitatively Follow Modeling of Polymer Brushes. In: Langmuir, 38 (2022). - S. 8748-8756.
doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c03204

Isabella Schrank, Martin G. J. Löder, Hannes Imhof, Sonya Moses, Maren Heß, Julia Schwaiger, Christian Laforsch: Riverine microplastic contamination in southwest Germany : A large-scale survey. In: Frontiers in Earth Science, 10 (2022). - .
doi:10.3389/feart.2022.794250

Michael Schwarzer, Julian Brehm, Martina Vollmer, Julia Jasinski, Chengzhang Xu, Shakir Zainuddin, Thomas Fröhlich, Matthias Schott, Andreas Greiner, Thomas Scheibel, Christian Laforsch: Shape, size, and polymer dependent effects of microplastics on Daphnia magna. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 426 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.128136

Anja Ramsperger, Julia Jasinski, Matthias Völkl, Thomas Witzmann, Marcel Meinhart, Valérie Jérôme, Winfried Kretschmer, Ruth Freitag, Jürgen Senker, Andreas Fery, Holger Kress, Thomas Scheibel, Christian Laforsch: Supposedly identical microplastic particles substantially differ in their material properties influencing particle-cell interactions and cellular responses. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 425 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127961

Julia N. Möller, Ingrid Heisel, Anna Satzger, Eva Cseperke Vizsolyi, Simon David Jakob Oster, Seema Agarwal, Christian Laforsch, Martin G. J. Löder: Tackling the Challenge of Extracting Microplastics from Soils : A Protocol to Purify Soil Samples for Spectroscopic Analysis. In: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 41 (2022). - S. 844-857.
doi:10.1002/etc.5024

Sven Ritschar, Frederic Hüftlein, Lisa-Marie Schell, Julian Brehm, Christian Laforsch: Taking advantage of transparency : A proof-of-principle for the analysis of the uptake of labeled microplastic particles by organisms of different functional feeding guilds using an adapted CUBIC protocol. In: Science of the Total Environment, 832 (2022). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154922

Jens Diller, Sophia Drescher, Mario Hofmann, Max Rabus, Heike Feldhaar, Christian Laforsch: The Beauty is a beast : Does leachate from the invasive terrestrial plant Impatiens glandulifera affect aquatic food webs?. In: Ecology and Evolution, 12 (2022). - .
doi:10.1002/ece3.8781

Lion Schöpfer, Julia N. Möller, Thomas Steiner, Uwe Schnepf, Sven Marhan, Julia Resch, Ansilla Bayha, Martin G. J. Löder, Ruth Freitag, Franz Brümmer, Christian Laforsch, Thilo Streck, Jens Forberger, Martin Kranert, Ellen Kandeler, Holger Pagel: Microplastics persist in an arable soil but do not affect soil microbial biomass, enzyme activities, and crop yield. In: Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 185 (2022). - S. 836-849.
doi:10.1002/jpln.202200062

2021

Sebastian Steibl, Robert Sigl, Sanja Blaha, Sophia Drescher, Gerhard Gebauer, Elif Gürkal, Frederic Hüftlein, Anna Satzger, Michael Schwarzer, Dimitri Seidenath, Jana Welfenbach, Raphael S. Zinser, Christian Laforsch: Allochthonous resources are less important for faunal communities on highly productive, small tropical islands. In: Ecology and Evolution, 11 (2021). - S. 13128-13138.
doi:10.1002/ece3.8035

Vinay B. N. Kumar, Lena A. Löschel, Hannes Imhof, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Analysis of microplastics of a broad size range in commercially important mussels by combining FTIR and Raman spectroscopy approaches. In: Environmental Pollution, 269 (2021). - .
doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116147

Sebastian Steibl, Christian Laforsch: Compartmentalized organization of ecological niche occupation in insular invertebrate communities. In: Ecology and Evolution, 11 (2021). - S. 471-480.
doi:10.1002/ece3.7067

Sebastian Steibl, Robert Sigl, Paul E. Bräumer, Victoria Clauß, Simon Goddemeier, Stephan Hamisch, Darleen Lücker, Lisa Reiprich, Lucas Stegmann, Nora Voigt, Christian Laforsch: Diversity patterns and community structure of the ground-associated macrofauna along the beach-inland transition zone of small tropical islands. In: Diversity, 13 (2021). - .
doi:10.3390/d13080377

Sebastian Steibl, Christian Laforsch: The importance of the Maldives as a wintering ground for migratory birds of the Central Asian flyway. In: Journal of Asian Ornithology, 37 (2021). - S. 80-87.

Alfons Weig, Martin G. J. Löder, Anja Ramsperger, Christian Laforsch: In situ Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Communities on Microplastic Particles in a Small Headwater Stream in Germany. In: Frontiers in Microbiology, 12 (2021). - .
doi:10.3389/fmicb.2021.660024

Benjamin Trotter, Magdalena V. Wilde, Julian Brehm, Evdokia Dafni, Arlinda Aliu, Georg J. Arnold, Thomas Fröhlich, Christian Laforsch: Long-term exposure of Daphnia magna to polystyrene microplastic (PS-MP) leads to alterations of the proteome, morphology and life-history. In: Science of the Total Environment, 795 (2021). - .
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148822

Sebastian Teichert, Martin G. J. Löder, Ines Pyko, Marlene Mordek, Christian Schulbert, Max Wisshak, Christian Laforsch: Microplastic contamination of the drilling bivalve Hiatella arctica in Arctic rhodolith beds. In: Scientific Reports, 11 (2021). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-021-93668-w

Jonathan M. Jeschke, Christian Laforsch, Patricia Diel, Jens Diller, Martin Horstmann, Ralph Tollrian: Predation. In: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. - Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2021.
doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-819166-8.00016-5

Patricia Diel, Max Rabus, Christian Laforsch: Pricklier with the proper predator? Predator‐induced small‐scale changes of spinescence in Daphnia. In: Ecology and Evolution, 11 (2021). - S. 17080-17090.
doi:10.1002/ece3.8346

Sebastian Steibl, Jonas Franke, Christian Laforsch: Tourism and urban development as drivers for invertebrate diversity loss on tropical islands. In: Royal Society Open Science, 8 (2021). - .
doi:10.1098/rsos.210411

2020

Cristina Sandu, Emoke Takacs, Giuseppe Suaria, Franco Borgogno, Christian Laforsch, Martin G. J. Löder, Gijsbert Tweehuysen, Letitia Florea: Society Role in the Reduction of Plastic Pollution. In: Friederike Stock, Georg Reifferscheid, Nicole Brennholt, Evgeniia Kostianaia (Hrsg.): Handbook of Environmental Chemistry : Plastics in the Aquatic Environment. Part II. Stakeholders Role against Pollution. - Cham : Springer Nature, 2020. - S. 39-65.
doi:10.1007/698_2020_483

Sarah Piehl, Elizabeth C. Atwood, Mathias Bochow, Hannes Imhof, Jonas Franke, Florian Siegert, Christian Laforsch: Can Water Constituents Be Used as Proxy to Map Microplastic Dispersal Within Transitional and Coastal Waters?. In: Frontiers in Environmental Science, 8 (2020). - .
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2020.00092

Anja Ramsperger, Vinay Kumar Bangalore Narayana, Wolfgang Gross, John Mohanraj, Mukundan Thelakkat, Andreas Greiner, Holger Schmalz, Holger Kress, Christian Laforsch: Environmental exposure enhances the internalization of microplastic particles into cells. In: Science Advances, 6 (2020). - .
doi:10.1126/sciadv.abd1211

Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Finding Microplastics in Soils : A Review of Analytical Methods. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 54 (2020). - S. 2078-2090.
doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b04618

Sebastian Steibl, Francesco Ballarin, Anton A. Nadolny, Christian Laforsch: First record of a wolf spider, Draposa lyrivulva (Bösenberg & Strand 1906) (Araneae: Lycosidae), from the Maldivian Islands, Indian Ocean. In: Acta Arachnologica, 69 (2020). - S. 115-119.
doi:10.2476/asjaa.69.115

Sebastian Steibl, Jörg Spelda, Christian Laforsch: First record of the spirobolid Eucarlia hoffmani Golovatch & Korsós, 1992 (Diplopoda: Spirobolida: Pachybolidae) from the Maldives, Indian Ocean. In: Schubartiana, 9 (2020). - S. 7-11.

Patricia Diel, Marvin Kiene, Dominik Martin-Creuzburg, Christian Laforsch: Knowing the Enemy : Inducible Defences in Freshwater Zooplankton. In: Diversity, 12 (2020). - .
doi:10.3390/d12040147

Christian Laforsch, Anja Ramsperger, Simona Mondellini, Tamara S. Galloway: Microplastics : A Novel Suite of Environmental Contaminants but Present for Decades. In: Franz-Xaver Reichl, Michael Schwenk (Hrsg.): Regulatory Toxicology. - Berlin : Springer, 2020. - S. 1-26.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36206-4_138-1

Barbara Pietrzak, Max Rabus, Maciej Religa, Christian Laforsch, Maciej J. Dańko: Phenotypic plasticity of senescence in Daphnia under predation impact : no ageing acceleration when the perceived risk decreases with age. In: Royal Society Open Science, 7 (2020). - .
doi:10.1098/rsos.191382

Friederike Stock, Vinay Kumar Bangalore Narayana, Christian Scherer, Martin G. J. Löder, Nicole Brennholt, Christian Laforsch, Georg Reifferscheid: Pitfalls and Limitations in Microplastic Analyses. In: Friederike Stock, Georg Reifferscheid, Nicole Brennholt, Evgeniia Kostianaia (Hrsg.): Plastics in the Aquatic Environment. Part I. Current Status and Challenges. - Berlin : Springer, 2020. - S. 13-42.
doi:10.1007/698_2020_654

Rachid Dris, Seema Agarwal, Christian Laforsch: Plastics : From a Success Story to an Environmental Problem and a Global Challenge. In: Global Challenges, 4 (2020). - .
doi:10.1002/gch2.202000026

Sven Ritschar, Max Rabus, Christian Laforsch: Predator-specific inducible morphological defenses of a water flea against two freshwater predators. In: Journal of Morphology, 281 (2020). - S. 653-661.
doi:10.1002/jmor.21131

Sebastian Steibl, Christian Laforsch: Shell resource partitioning as a mechanism of coexistence in two co-occurring terrestrial hermit crab species. In: BMC Ecology, 20 (2020). - .
doi:10.1186/s12898-019-0268-2

Anja Ramsperger, Anja C. Stellwag, Anja Caspari, Andreas Fery, Tillmann Lüders, Holger Kress, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Structural Diversity in Early-Stage Biofilm Formation on Microplastics Depends on Environmental Medium and Polymer Properties. In: Water, 12 (2020). - .
doi:10.3390/w12113216

Sven Ritschar, Vinay Kumar Bangalore Narayana, Max Rabus, Christian Laforsch: Uncovering the chemistry behind inducible morphological defences in the crustacean Daphnia magna via micro-Raman spectroscopy. In: Scientific Reports, 10 (2020). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-020-79755-4

2019

Sarah Piehl, Veronika Mitterwallner, Elizabeth C. Atwood, Mathias Bochow, Christian Laforsch: Abundance and distribution of large microplastics (1–5 mm) within beach sediments at the Po River Delta, northeast Italy. In: Marine Pollution Bulletin, 149 (2019). - .
doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.110515

Elizabeth C. Atwood, Francesco M. Falcieri, Sarah Piehl, Mathias Bochow, Michael Matthies, Jonas Franke, Sandro Carniel, Mauro Sclavo, Christian Laforsch, Florian Siegert: Coastal accumulation of microplastic particles emitted from the Po River, Northern Italy : Comparing remote sensing and hydrodynamic modelling with in situ sample collections. In: Marine Pollution Bulletin, 138 (2019). - S. 561-574.
doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.11.045

Sebastian Steibl, Christian Laforsch: Daytime activity and habitat preferences of two sympatric hermit crab species (Decapoda: Anomura: Coenobita). In: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 231 (2019). - .
doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2019.106482

Sebastian Steibl, Christian Laforsch: Disentangling the environmental impact of different human disturbances : a case study on islands. In: Scientific Reports, 9 (2019). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-019-49555-6

Isabella Schrank, Benjamin Trotter, Julia Dummert, Barbara Scholz-Böttcher, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch: Effects of microplastic particles and leaching additive on the life history and morphology of Daphnia magna. In: Environmental Pollution, 255, Part 2 (2019). - .
doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113233

Benedikt Hufnagl, Dieter Steiner, Elisabeth Renner, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Hans Lohninger: A methodology for the fast identification and monitoring of microplastics in environmental samples using random decision forest classifiers. In: Analytical Methods, 11 (2019). - S. 2277-2285.
doi:10.1039/C9AY00252A

Sven Frei, Sarah Piehl, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Martin G. J. Löder, Jennifer Krutzke, Laura Wilhelm, Christian Laforsch: Occurence of microplastics in the hyporheic zone of rivers. In: Scientific Reports, 9 (2019). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-019-51741-5

Benjamin Trotter, Anja Ramsperger, Patricia Raab, Julia Haberstroh, Christian Laforsch: Plastic waste interferes with chemical communication in aquatic ecosystems. In: Scientific Reports, 9 (2019). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-019-41677-1

Kathrin A. Otte, Christoph Effertz, Thomas Fröhlich, Georg J. Arnold, Christian Laforsch, Eric von Elert: Proteomic analysis in the model organism Daphnia has the potential to unravel molecular pathways involved in phenotypic changes in response to changing environmental conditions. In: Hydrobiologia, 846 (2019). - S. 27-38.
doi:10.1007/s10750-018-3718-5

2018

Miriam Knie, Bernard Wolfschoon Ribeiro, Jessica Fischer, Burkhard Schmitz, Kay Van Damme, Ruth Hemmersbach, Donat-P. Häder, Christian Laforsch: Approaches to Assess the Suitability of Zooplankton for Bioregenerative Life Support Systems. In: Thais Russomano, Lucas Rehnberg (Hrsg.): Into Space : A Journey of How Humans Adapt and Live in Microgravity. - London : IntechOpen, 2018. - S. 171-207.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.74261

Sarah Piehl, Anna Leibner, Martin G. J. Löder, Rachid Dris, Christina Bogner, Christian Laforsch: Identification and quantification of macro- and microplastics on an agricultural farmland. In: Scientific Reports, 8 (2018). - .
doi:10.1038/s41598-018-36172-y

Jessica Fischer, Christian Laforsch: The influence of gravity and light on locomotion and orientation of Heterocypris incongruens and Notodromas onacha (Crustacea, Ostracoda). In: npj Microgravity, 4 (2018). - .
doi:10.1038/s41526-017-0037-5

Rachid Dris, Hannes Imhof, Martin G. J. Löder, Johnny Gasperi, Christian Laforsch, Bruno Tassin: Microplastic Contamination in Freshwater Systems : Methodological Challenges, Occurrence and Sources. In: Eddy Y. Zeng (Hrsg.): Microplastic Contamination in Aquatic Environments. - Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2018. - S. 51-93.
doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-813747-5.00003-5

Nicolas Weithmann, Julia N. Möller, Martin G. J. Löder, Sarah Piehl, Christian Laforsch, Ruth Freitag: Organic fertilizer as a vehicle for the entry of microplastic into the environment. In: Science Advances, 4 (2018). - .
doi:10.1126/sciadv.aap8060

Jonathan B. Stocking, Christian Laforsch, Robert Sigl, Matthew A. Reidenbach: The role of turbulent hydrodynamics and surface morphology on heat and mass transfer in corals. In: Interface : Journal of the Royal Society, 15 (2018). - .
doi:10.1098/rsif.2018.0448

Hannes Imhof, Alexandra C. Wiesheu, Reinhard Niessner, Natalia P. Ivleva, Christian Laforsch: Variation in plastic abundance at different lake beach zones - a case study. In: Science of the Total Environment, 613-614 (2018). - S. 530-537.
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.300

2017

Hannes Imhof, Jakub Rusek, Michaela Thiel, Justyna Wolinska, Christian Laforsch: Do microplastic particles affect Daphnia magna at the morphological, life history and molecular level?. In: PLoS One, 12 (2017). - .
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0187590

Martin G. J. Löder, Hannes Imhof, Maike Ladehoff, Lena Löschel, Claudia Lorenz, Svenja Mintenig, Sarah Piehl, Sebastian Primpke, Isabella Schrank, Christian Laforsch, Gunnar Gerdts: Enzymatic purification of microplastics in environmental samples. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 51 (2017). - S. 14283-14292.
doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b03055

Amir Reza Bagheri, Christian Laforsch, Andreas Greiner, Shivani Agarwal: Fate of So-Called Biodegradable Polymers in Seawater and Freshwater. In: Global Challenges, 1 (2017). - .
doi:10.1002/gch2.201700048

Jessica Fischer, Kathrin Schoppmann, Christian Laforsch: Life History Responses and Feeding Behavior of Microcrustacea in Altered Gravity : Applicability in Bioregenerative Life Support Systems (BLSS). In: Microgravity Science and Technology, 29 (2017). - S. 241-249.
doi:10.1007/s12217-017-9545-x

Christian Lott, Andreas Eich, Nora-Charlotte Pauli, Tobias Mildenberger, Christian Laforsch, Jana S. Petermann, Markus T. Lasut, Miriam Weber: Marine Fate of Biodegradable Plastic-Substitution Potential and Ecological Impacts. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea. - Cham : Springer, 2017. - S. 195-197.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-71279-6_26

Katrin Wendt-Potthoff, Hannes Imhof, Martin Wagner, Sebastian Primpke, Dieter Fischer, Barbara Scholz-Böttcher, Christian Laforsch: Mikroplastik in Binnengewässern. In: Handbuch Angewandte Limnologie : Grundlagen ‐ Gewässerbelastung ‐ Restaurierung ‐ Aquatische Ökotoxikologie ‐ Bewertung ‐ Gewässerschutz. - Weinheim : 2017. - S. 1-35.
doi:10.1002/9783527678488.hbal2016003

Sebastian Primpke, Hannes Imhof, Sarah Piehl, Claudia Lorenz, Martin G. J. Löder, Christian Laforsch, Gunnar Gerdts: Mikroplastik in der Umwelt. In: Chemie in unserer Zeit, 51 (2017). - S. 402-412.
doi:10.1002/ciuz.201700821

Hannes Imhof, Robert Sigl, Emilia Brauer, Sabine Feyl, Philipp Giesemann, Stefan Klink, Kathrin Leupolz, Martin G. J. Löder, Lena Löschel, Jan Missun, Sarah Muszynski, Anja Ramsperger, Isabella Schrank, Susan Speck, Sebastian Steibl, Benjamin Trotter, Isabel Winter, Christian Laforsch: Spatial and temporal variation of macro-, meso- and microplastic abundance on a remote coral island of the Maldives, Indian Ocean. In: Marine Pollution Bulletin, 116 (2017). - S. 340-347.
doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.01.010

2016

Robert Sigl, Sebastian Steibl, Christian Laforsch: The role of vision for navigation in the crown-of-thorns seastar, Acanthaster planci. In: Scientific Reports, 6 (2016). - .
doi:10.1038/srep30834

Johannes Hepp, Max Rabus, Tobias Anhäuser, Tobias Bromm, Christian Laforsch, Frank Sirocko, Bruno Glaser, Michael Zech: A sugar biomarker proxy for assessing terrestial versus aquatic sedimentary input. In: Organic Geochemistry, 98 (2016). - S. 98-104.
doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.05.012

Luisa Orsini, Donald Gilbert, Ram Podicheti, Mieke Jansen, James B. Brown, Omid Shams Solari, Katina I. Spanier, John K. Colbourne, Douglas Rush, Ellen Decaestecker, Jana Asselmann, Karel A.C. de Schamphelaere, Dieter Ebert, Christoph R. Haag, Jouni Kvist, Christian Laforsch, Adam Petrusek, Andrew P. Beckermann, Tom J. Little, Anurag Chaturvedi, Michael E. Pfrender, Luc de Meester, Mikko J. Frilander: Daphnia magna transcriptome by RNA-Seq across 12 environmental stressors. In: Scientific Data, 3 (2016). - .
doi:10.1038/sdata.2016.30

Miriam Knie, Kathrin Schoppmann, Hendrik Eck, Bernard Wolfschoon Ribeiro, Christian Laforsch: The "Daphnia" Lynx Mark I suborbital flight experiment : Hardware qualification at the Drop Tower Bremen. In: Microgravity Science and Technology, 28 (2016). - S. 345-349.
doi:10.1007/s12217-015-9453-x

Hannes Imhof, Christian Laforsch: Hazardous or not - Are adult and juvenile individuals of Potamopyrgus antipodarum affected by non-buoyant microplastic particles?. In: Environmental Pollution, 218 (2016). - S. 383-391.
doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2016.07.017

Quirin Herzog, Max Rabus, Bernard Wolfschoon Ribeiro, Christian Laforsch: Inducible Defenses with a "Twist" : Daphnia barbata Abandons Bilateral Symmetry in Response to an Ancient Predator. In: PLoS One, 11 (2016). - .
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148556

Robert Sigl, Christian Laforsch: The Influence of Water Currents on Movement Patterns on Sand in the Crown-of-Thorns Seastar (Acanthaster cf. solaris). In: Diversity, 8 (2016). - .
doi:10.3390/d8040025

Hannes Imhof, Christian Laforsch, Alexandra C. Wiesheu, Johannes Schmid, Philipp M. Anger, Reinhard Niessner, Natalia P. Ivleva: Pigments and plastic in limnetic ecosystems : A qualitative and quantitative study on microparticles of different size classes. In: Water Research, 98 (2016). - S. 64-74.
doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.03.015

Quirin Herzog, Carmen Tittgen, Christian Laforsch: Predator-specific reversibility of morphological defenses in Daphnia barbata. In: Journal of Plankton Research, 38 (2016). - S. 771-780.
doi:10.1093/plankt/fbw045

2015

Rachid Dris, Hannes Imhof, Wilfried Sanchez, Johnny Gasperi, François Galgani, Bruno Tassin, Christian Laforsch: Beyond the ocean : Contamination of freshwater ecosystems with (micro-) plastic particles. In: Environmental Chemistry, 12 (2015). - S. 539-550.
doi:10.1071/EN14172

Andreas Eich, Tobias Mildenberger, Christian Laforsch, Miriam Weber: Biofilm and diatom succession on polyethylene (PE) and biodegradable plastic bags in two marine habitats : early signs of degradation in the pelagic and benthic zone?. In: PLoS One, 10 (2015). - .
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137201

Ralph Tollrian, Sonja Duggen, Linda C. Weiss, Christian Laforsch, Michael Kopp: Density-dependent adjustment of inducible defenses. In: Scientific Reports, 5 (2015). - .
doi:10.1038/srep12736

Linda C. Weiss, Florian Leese, Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Dopamine is a key regulator in the signalling pathway underlying predator-induced defences in Daphnia. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282 (2015). - .
doi:10.1098/rspb.2015.1440

Benjamin Trotter, Kathrin A. Otte, Kathrin Schoppmann, Ruth Hemmersbach, Thomas Fröhlich, Georg J. Arnold, Christian Laforsch: The influence of simulated microgravity on the proteome of Daphnia magna. In: npj Microgravity, 1 (2015). - .
doi:10.1038/npjmgrav.2015.16

Kathrin A. Otte, Isabella Schrank, Thomas Fröhlich, Georg J. Arnold, Christian Laforsch: Interclonal proteomic responses to predator exposure in Daphnia magna may depend on predator composition of habitats. In: Molecular Ecology, 24 (2015). - S. 3901-3917.
doi:10.1111/mec.13287

Jessica Fischer, Kathrin Schoppmann, Miriam Knie, Christian Laforsch: Responses of microcrustaceans to simulated microgravity (2D-clinorotation) : preliminary assessments for the development of Bioregenerative Life Support Systems (BLSS). In: Microgravity Science and Technology, 28 (2015). - S. 337-344.
doi:10.1007/s12217-015-9470-9

2014

Bernard Wolfschoon Ribeiro, Christian Laforsch, Ralf Anken: Comparison of Gravisensing Organs in Different Planktonic Organism : From Evolution to Life Support Systems. - (Poster), Veranstaltung: 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly 2014, 2. - 10. August 2014, Moskau, Russland.

Linda C. Weiss, Christian Laforsch, Ioanna Ioannidou, Zsofia Herbert, Ralph Tollrian: Daphnia longicephala neuropeptides : Morphological description of crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP) and periviscerokinins in the Ctenodaphnia central nervous system. In: Neuropeptides, 48 (2014). - S. 287-293.
doi:10.1016/j.npep.2014.06.003

Christian Laforsch, Jessica Fischer, Bernard Wolfschoon Ribeiro, Kathrin Schoppmann, Benjamin Trotter: The forgotten cue : Daphnia bears a not yet described gravireceptive organ system. - (Vortrag), Veranstaltung: 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly 2014, 2. - 10. August 2014, Moskau, Russland.

Kathrin A. Otte, Thomas Fröhlich, Georg J. Arnold, Christian Laforsch: Proteomic analysis of Daphnia magna hints at molecular pathways involved in defensive plastic responses. In: BMC Genomics, 15 (2014). - .
doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-306

Mona Feiner, Christian Laforsch, Thomas Letzel, Jürgen Geist: Sublethal effects of the beta-blocker sotalol at environmentally relevant concentrations on the New Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum. In: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 33 (2014). - S. 2510-2515.
doi:10.1002/etc.2699

2013

Meike J. Wittmann, Wilfried Gabriel, Eva-Maria Harz, Christian Laforsch, Jonathan M. Jeschke: Can Daphnia lumholtzi invade European lakes?. In: NeoBiota, 16 (2013). - S. 39-57.
doi:10.3897/neobiota.16.3615

Hannes Imhof, Natalia P. Ivleva, Johannes Schmid, Reinhard Niessner, Christian Laforsch: Contamination of beach sediments of a subalpine lake with microplastic particles. In: Current Biology, 23 (2013). - S. R867-R868.
doi:10.1016/j.cub.2013.09.001

Quirin Herzog, Christian Laforsch: Modality matters for the expression of inducible defenses : introducing a concept of predator modality. In: BMC Biology, 11 (2013). - .
doi:10.1186/1741-7007-11-113

Robert Sigl, Hannes Imhof, Marcus Settles, Christian Laforsch: A novel, non-invasive and in vivo approach to determine morphometric data in starfish. In: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 449 (2013). - S. 1-9.
doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2013.08.002

Wolfgang Engelbrecht, Olivia Hesse, Justyna Wolinska, Christian Laforsch: Two threats at once : encounters with predator cues alter host life-history and morphological responses to parasite spores. In: Hydrobiologia, 715 (2013). - S. 93-100.
doi:10.1007/s10750-012-1396-2

Max Rabus, Thomas Söllradl, Hauke Clausen-Schaumann, Christian Laforsch: Uncovering Ultrastructural Defences in Daphnia magna : An Interdisciplinary Approach to Assess the Predator-Induced Fortification of the Carapace. In: PLoS One, 8 (2013). - .
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067856

2012

Christian Laforsch, Hannes Imhof, Robert Sigl, Martin Heß, Marcus Settles, Andreas Wanninger: Applications of computed 3D-modeling in organismal biology. In: Alexandru, Catalin (Hrsg.): Modeling and Simulation in Engineering. - Rijeka : InTech, 2012. - S. 117-142.
doi:10.5772/31092

Howard P. Riessen, Robert Dallas Linley, Ianina Altshuler, Max Rabus, Thomas Söllradl, Hauke Clausen-Schaumann, Christian Laforsch, Norman D. Yan, P. R. Howard: Changes in water chemistry can disable plankton prey defenses. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109 (2012). - S. 15377-15382.
doi:10.1073/pnas.1209938109

Linda C. Weiss, Sebastian Kruppert, Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Chaoborus and Gasterosteus Anti-Predator Responses in Daphnia pulex Are Mediated by Independent Cholinergic and Gabaergic Neuronal Signals. In: PLoS One, 7 (2012). - .
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036879

Christian Wild, Christian Laforsch, Christoph Mayr, Roland Fuß, Wolfgang Niggl: Effect of water currents on organic matter release by two scleractinian corals. In: Aquatic Ecology, 46 (2012). - S. 335-341.
doi:10.1007/s10452-012-9404-1

Olivia Hesse, Wolfgang Engelbrecht, Christian Laforsch, Justyna Wolinska: Fighting parasites and predators : How to deal with multiple threats?. In: BMC Ecology, 12 (2012). - .
doi:10.1186/1472-6785-12-12

Max Rabus, Aline Waterkeyn, Nisse van Pottelbergh, Luc Brendonck, Christian Laforsch: Interclonal variation, effectiveness and long-term implications of Triops-induced morphological defences in Daphnia magna Strauss. In: Journal of Plankton Research, 34 (2012). - S. 152-160.
doi:10.1093/plankt/fbr092

Linda C. Weiss, Ralph Tollrian, Zsofia Herbert, Christian Laforsch: Morphology of the Daphnia nervous system : a comparative study on Daphnia pulex, Daphnia lumholtzi, and Daphnia longicephala. In: Journal of Morphology, 273 (2012). - S. 1392-1405.
doi:10.1002/jmor.20068

Hannes Imhof, Johannes Schmid, Natalia P. Ivleva, Christian Laforsch: A novel, highly efficient method for the quantification of plastic particles in sediments of aquatic environments. In: Limnology and Oceanography : Methods, (2012). - S. 524-537.
doi:10.4319/lom.2012.10.524

Linda C. Weiss, Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: The taste of predation and the defences of prey. In: Brönmark, Christer ; Hansson, Lars-Anders (Hrsg.): Chemical ecology in aquatic systems. - Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012. - S. 111-126.

2011

John K. Colbourne, Michael E. Pfrender, Donald Gilbert, Christian Laforsch: The ecoresponsive genome of Daphnia pulex. In: Science, 331 (2011). - S. 555-561.
doi:10.1126/science.1197761

Max Rabus, Christian Laforsch: Growing large and bulky in the presence of the enemy : Daphnia magna switches the mode of inducible defences. In: Functional Ecology, 25 (2011). - S. 1137-1143.
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01840.x

Petr Jan Juracka, Christian Laforsch, Adam Petrusek: Neckteeth formation in two species of the Daphnia curvirostris complex (Crustacea: Cladocera). In: Journal of Limnology, 70 (2011). - S. 359-368.
doi:10.4081/JLIMNOL.2011.359

Mingbo Yin, Christian Laforsch, Jennifer N. Lohr, Justyna Wolinska: Predator-induced defence makes Daphnia more vulnerable to parasites. In: Evolution, 65 (2011). - S. 1482-1488.
doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01240.x

David Duneau, Pepijn Luijckx, Frida Ben-Ami, Christian Laforsch, Dieter Ebert: Resolving the infection process reveals striking differences in the contribution of environment, genetics and phylogeny to host-parasite interactions. In: BMC Biology, 9 (2011). - .
doi:10.1186/1741-7007-9-11

2010

Jennifer N. Lohr, Christian Laforsch, Henrike Körner, Justyna Wolinska: A Daphnia parasite (Caullerya mesnili) constitutes a new member of the Ichthyosporea, a group of protists near the animal-fungi divergence. In: Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 57 (2010). - S. 328-336.
doi:10.1111/j.1550-7408.2010.00479.x

Sabine Dietrich, Shana Dammel, Franz Bracher, Florian Plößl, Christian Laforsch: Effects of a pharmaceutical mixture at environmentally relevant concentrations on Gammarus fossarum. In: Marine & Freshwater Research, 61 (2010). - S. 196-203.
doi:10.1071/MF09048

Sabine Dietrich, Florian Plößl, Franz Bracher, Christian Laforsch: Single and combined toxicity of pharmaceuticals at environmentally relevant concentrations in Daphnia magna : A multigenerational study. In: Chemosphere, 79 (2010). - S. 60-66.
doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2009.12.069

2009

Malik S. Naumann, Wolfgang Niggl, Christian Laforsch, Christian Glaser, Christian Wild: Coral surface area quantification : evaluation of established methods by comparison with computer tomography. In: Coral Reefs, 28 (2009). - S. 109-117.
doi:10.1007/s00338-008-0459-3

Adam Petrusek, Ralph Tollrian, Klaus Schwenk, Andreas Haas, Christian Laforsch: A "crown of thorns" is an inducible defence that protects Daphnia against an ancient predator. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106 (2009). - S. 2248-2252.
doi:10.1073/pnas.0808075106

Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian, Klaus Schwenk, Andreas Haas, Adam Petrusek, Nina Jung: “Crown of thorns” of Daphnia : an exceptional inducible defence discovered by DNA barcoding. In: Communicative & Integrative Biology, 2 (2009). - S. 379-381.

Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Cyclomorphosis and Phenotypic Changes. In: Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. - Amsterdam : ScienceDirect, 2009. - S. 643-650.
doi:10.1016/B978-012370626-3.00150-2

Thomas Fröhlich, Georg J. Arnold, Rainer Fritsch, Tobias Mayr, Christian Laforsch: LC-MS/MS-based proteome profiling in Daphnia pulex and Daphnia longicephala : The Daphnia pulex genome database as a key for high throughput proteomics in Daphnia. In: BMC Genomics, 10 (2009). - .
doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-171

2008

Jonathan M. Jeschke, Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Animal Prey Defenses. In: Encyclopedia of Ecology. - Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2008. - S. 189-194.
doi:10.1016/B978-008045405-4.00858-2

Wolfgang Niggl, M. Glas, Christian Laforsch, Christoph Mayr, Christian Wild: First evidence of coral bleaching stimulating organic matter release by reef corals. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium. - Dania Beach, Fla. : National Coral Reef Institute, 2008. - S. 905-910.

Christian Laforsch, E. Christoph, Christian Glaser, M. Naumann, Christian Wild, Wolfgang Niggl: A precise and non-destructive method to calculate the surface area in living scleractinian corals using X-ray computed tomography and 3D modeling. In: Coral Reefs, 27 (2008). - S. 811-820.
doi:10.1007/s00338-008-0405-4

2006

Christian Wild, Christian Laforsch, Markus Huettel: Detection and enumeration of microbial cells within highly porous calcareous reef sands. In: Marine and Freshwater Research, 57 (2006). - S. 415-420.
doi:10.1071/MF05205

Christian Laforsch, Laura Beccara, Ralph Tollrian: Inducible defenses : The relevance of chemical alarm cues in Daphnia. In: Limnology and Oceanography, 51 (2006). - S. 1466-1472.
doi:10.4319/lo.2006.51.3.1466

Ralph Tollrian, Christian Laforsch: Linking predator kairomones and turbulence : synergistic effects and ultimate reasons for phenotypic plasticity in Daphnia cucullata. In: Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 167 (2006). - S. 135-146.
doi:10.1127/0003-9136/2006/0167-0135

2004

Christian Laforsch, Wilfred Ngwa, Wolfgang Grill, Ralph Tollrian: An acoustic microscopy technique reveals hidden morphological defenses in Daphnia. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101 (2004). - S. 15911-15914.
doi:10.1073/pnas.0404860101

Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Embryological aspects of inducible morphological defenses in Daphnia. In: Journal of Morphology, 262 (2004). - S. 701-707.
doi:10.1002/jmor.10270

Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Extreme helmet formation in Daphnia cucullata induced by small-scale turbulence. In: Journal of Plankton Research, 26 (2004). - S. 81-87.
doi:10.1093/plankt/fbg114

Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Inducible Defenses in Multipredator Environments : Cyclomorphosis in Daphnia cucullata. In: Ecology, 85 (2004). - S. 2302-2311.

Tribikram Kundu, Wilfred Ngwa, Stefan Knauth, Christian Laforsch, Wolfgang Grill: Precision measurement of acoustic reflectivity for a scanning acoustic microscope that measures amplitude and phase : applicability in biology. - (Vortrag), Veranstaltung: SPIE 5394, Health Monitoring and Smart Nondestructive Evaluation of Structural and Biological Systems III, 21 July 2004, .
doi:10.1117/12.544126

2000

Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: A new preparation technique of daphnids for Scanning Electron Microscopy using hexamethyldisilazane. In: Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 149 (2000). - S. 587-596.
doi:10.1127/archiv-hydrobiol/149/2000/587

1999

Anurag A. Agrawal, Christian Laforsch, Ralph Tollrian: Transgenerational induction of defences in animals and plants. In: Nature, 401 (1999). - S. 60-63.
doi:10.1038/43425

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