Most of the projects are funded by DFG, BMBF and EU projects; on request, the facility is also open to non-academic institutions. Next to the research and service projects, several of the microscopes (mainly the FEI F30 TEM, the FEI CM12 TEM, and the Hitachi FESEM S-4500 I) are actively used to teach undergraduate students in EM applications (departments of biological and physical sciences, dentistry). Additionally, the microscopes are used in public presentations (such as "the Night of Science" and demonstration days for school classes).

Full list of publications for Achilleas Frangakis, provided by Pubmed

Full list of publications for Claudia Büchel, provided by Pubmed

Below you can find the latest publications for Prof. Frangakis and Prof. Büchel.

Achilleas Frangakis

  • Room temperature L1₀ phase transformation in binary CoPt nanostructures prepared by focused-electron-beam-induced deposition.
  • Heritable yeast prions have a highly organized three-dimensional architecture with interfiber structures.
  • Three-dimensional visualization of the molecular architecture of cell-cell junctions in situ by cryo-electron tomography of vitreous sections.
  • 3D Ultrastructural organization of whole Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells studied by nanoscale soft x-ray tomography.
  • CENP-A arrays are more condensed than canonical arrays at low ionic strength.
  • Correlative light- and electron microscopy with chemical tags.
  • Quantitative analysis of cytoskeletal reorganization during epithelial tissue sealing by large-volume electron tomography.
  • PLEKHM1 regulates Salmonella-containing vacuole biogenesis and infection.
  • Super-sampling SART with ordered subsets.
  • M-free: scoring the reference bias in sub-tomogram averaging and template matching.
  • Special issue on electron tomography.
  • Human mitotic chromosomes consist predominantly of irregularly folded nucleosome fibres without a 30-nm chromatin structure.
  • Atheroprotective communication between endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells through miRNAs.
  • Nucleosomes stacked with aligned dyad axes are found in native compact chromatin in vitro.
  • Binary Pt-Si nanostructures prepared by focused electron-beam-induced deposition.
Claudia Büchel

  • Albumin nanoparticles targeted with Apo E enter the CNS by transcytosis and are delivered to neurones.
  • Identification of a specific fucoxanthin-chlorophyll protein in the light harvesting complex of photosystem I in the diatom Cyclotella meneghiniana.
  • Oligomerization and pigmentation dependent excitation energy transfer in fucoxanthin-chlorophyll proteins.
  • Characterization of a trimeric light-harvesting complex in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum built of FcpA and FcpE proteins.
  • Human serum albumin nanoparticles modified with apolipoprotein A-I cross the blood-brain barrier and enter the rodent brain.
  • Factors determining the fluorescence yield of fucoxanthin-chlorophyll complexes (FCP) involved in non-photochemical quenching in diatoms.
  • Properties of photosystem I antenna protein complexes of the diatom Cyclotella meneghiniana.
  • Biosynthesis of fucoxanthin and diadinoxanthin and function of initial pathway genes in Phaeodactylum tricornutum.
  • Identification of several sub-populations in the pool of light harvesting proteins in the pennate diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum.
  • Exploring the mechanism(s) of energy dissipation in the light harvesting complex of the photosynthetic algae Cyclotella meneghiniana.
  • Disentangling two non-photochemical quenching processes in Cyclotella meneghiniana by spectrally-resolved picosecond fluorescence at 77K.
  • A novel cryptochrome in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum influences the regulation of light-harvesting protein levels.
  • Evolution and function of light harvesting proteins.
  • Mapping energy transfer channels in fucoxanthin-chlorophyll protein complex.
  • Production of ketocarotenoids in tobacco alters the photosynthetic efficiency by reducing photosystem II supercomplex and LHCII trimer stability.

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