(54) Meshkat Dinarvand, Sofia Elizarova, James Daniel, Sebastian Kruss*: Imaging of monoamine neurotransmitters with fluorescent sensors, ChemPlusChem (2020),

(53) Florian Mann, Niklas Herrmann, Felipe Opazo, Sebastian Kruss*: Quantum defects as a toolbox for covalent carbon nanotube functionalization with peptides and proteins, Angewandte Chemie (2020),

(52) Zhiyi Lv et al.: The Emergent Yo-yo Movement of Nuclei Driven by Cytoskeletal Remodeling in Pseudo-synchronous Mitotic Cycles, Current Biology (2020),

(51) Daniel Meyer, .... & Sebastian Kruss*: Transport and programmed release of nanoscale cargo from cells by using NETosis, Nanoscale (2020), DOI: 10.1039/D0NR00864H.

(50) Gabriele Selvaggio, .... & Sebastian Kruss*: Exfoliated near infrared fluorescent silicate nanosheets for (bio)photonics, Nature Communications (2020),

(49) Daniel Heller et al.: Banning carbon nanotubes would be scientifically unjustified and damaging to innovation, Nature Nanotechnology (2020),

(48) Elsa Neubert, Daniel Meyer, Sebastian Kruss*, Luise Erpenbeck*: The power from within – understanding the driving forces of neutrophil extracellular trap formation, Journal of Cell Science (2020), doi: 10.1242/jcs.241075.

(47) Honghong Wu, Robert Nißler, Victoria Morris, Niklas Herrmann, Peiguang Hu, Su-Ji Jeon, Sebastian Kruss*, Juan Pablo Giraldo*: Monitoring Plant Health with Near Infrared Fluorescent H2O2 Nanosensors, Nano letters (2020),

(46) Seren Hamsici, Robert Nißler, Florian A. Mann, Daniel Meyer, Sebastian Kruss: Chemical Imaging with Fluorescent Nanosensors (2020), CRC Press.


(45) Katharina Amschler, Ilkay Beyazpinar, Luise Erpenbeck, Sebastian Kruss, Joachim P Spatz, Michael P Schön: Morphological Plasticity of Human Melanoma Cells Is Determined by Nanoscopic Patterns of E-and N-Cadherin Interactions, Journal of Investigative Dermatology (2019), DOI: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.09.027.

(44) Daniel Meyer, Saba Telele, Ana Zelena, Elsa Neubert, Robert Nißler, Florian Mann, Luise Erpenbeck, Sarah Koester, Sebastian Kruss: Programmed transport and release of nanoscale cargo by immune cells (2019), Uploaded to bioRxiv.

(43) Alexander Spreinat, Gabriele Selvaggio, Luise Erpenbeck, Sebastian Kruss: Multispectral NIR absorption imaging for histology of skin cancer, Journal of Biophotonics (2019), DOI: 10.1002/jbio.201960080.

(42) Elsa Neubert, Katharina Bach, Julia Busse, Ivan Bogeski, Michael P. Schön, Sebastian Kruss, Luise Erpenbeck: Blue and long-wave ultraviolet light induce in vitro Neutrophil Extracellular Trap (NET) formation, Frontiers in Immunology (2019), DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.02428.

(41) Luise Erpenbeck, Antonia Luise Gruhn, Galina Kudryasheva, Gökhan Günay, Daniel Meyer, Julia Busse, Elsa Neubert, Michael P Schön, Florian Rehfeldt, Sebastian Kruss: Effect of Adhesion and Substrate Elasticity on Neutrophil Extracellular Trap Formation, Frontiers in Immunology (2019), DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.02320.

(40) Meshkat Dinarvand, Elsa Neubert, Daniel Meyer, Gabriele Selvaggio, Florian A. Mann, Luise Erpenbeck, Sebastian Kruss: Near-Infrared Imaging of Serotonin Release from Cells with Fluorescent Nanosensors, Nano Letters (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02865.

(39) Gabriele Selvaggio, Helen Preiß, Alexey Chizhik, Robert Nißler, Florian A. Mann, Zhiyi Lv, Tabea A. Oswald, Alexander Spreinat, Luise Erpenbeck, Jörg Großhans, Juan Pablo Giraldo, Sebastian Kruss: Exfoliated near infrared fluorescent CaCuSi4O10 nanosheets with ultra-high photostability and brightness for biological imaging (2019), uploaded to bioRxiv, DOI: 10.1101/710384.

(38) Zhiyi Lv, Jan Rosenbaum, Stephan Mohr, Xiaozhu Zhang, Helen Preiß, Sebastian Kruss, Karen Alim, Timo Aspelmeier, Jörg Großhans: An emergent flow of the nuclear array in syncytial embryos (2019), uploaded to bioRxiv, DOI: 10.1101/662965.

(37) Juan Pablo Giraldo, Honghong Wu, Gregory Michael Newkirk and Sebastian Kruss: Nanobiotechnology approaches for engineering smart plant sensors, Nature Nanotechnology (2019), DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0470-6.

(36) Robert Nißler, Florian Alexander Mann, Helen Preiß, Gabriele Selvaggio, Niklas Herrmann and Sebastian Kruss: Chirality enriched carbon nanotubes with tunable wrapping via corona phase exchange purification (CPEP), Nanoscale (2019), DOI: 10.1039/C9NR03258D.

(35) Florian Alexander Mann, Zhiyi Lv, Jörg Grosshans, Felipe Opazo, Sebastian Kruss: Nanobody Conjugated Nanotubes for Targeted Near‐Infrared in vivo Imaging and Sensing, Angewandte Chemie (2019), DOI: 10.1002/anie.201904167.

(34) Robert Nißler, Florian Alexander Mann, Parth Chaturvedi, Jan Horlebein, Daniel Meyer, Lela Vukovic, and Sebastian Kruss: Quantification of the Number of Adsorbed DNA Molecules on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11058.

(33) Elsa Neubert, Susanne N. Senger-Sander, Veit S. Manzke, Julia Busse, Elena Polo, Sophie E. Scheidmann, Michael P. Schön, Sebastian Kruss, Luise Erpenbeck: Serum and serum albumin inhibit in vitro formation of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs), Frontiers in Immunology (2019), DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00012.


(32) Elsa Neubert, Daniel Meyer, Francesco Rocca, Gökhan Günay, Anja Kwaczala-Tessmann, Julia Grandke, Susanne Senger-Sander, Claudia Geisler, Alexander Egner, Michael P. Schön, Luise Erpenbeck & Sebastian Kruss: Chromatin swelling drives neutrophil extracellular trap release, Nature Communications (2018), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06263-5.

(31) Katharina Amschler, Eugen Kossmann, Luise Erpenbeck, Sebastian Kruss, Tillmann Schill, Margarete Schön, Sigrid MC Möckel, Joachim P Spatz, Michael P Schön, Nanoscale Tuning of VCAM-1 Determines VLA-4–Dependent Melanoma Cell Plasticity on RGD Motifs, Molecular Cancer Research (2018) DOI: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-17-0272.

(30) Elena Polo, Tadeusz T. Nitka, Elsa Neubert, Luise Erpenbeck, Lela Vukovic, Sebastian Kruss: Control of integrin affinity by confining RGD peptides on fluorescent carbon nanotubes, ACS Applied Materials and Inferfaces (2018), DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b04373.

(29) Florian A. Mann, Jan Horlebein, Nils Frederik Meyer, Daniel Meyer, Franziska Thomas, Sebastian Kruss: Carbon Nanotubes Encapsulated in Coiled-coil Peptide Barrels, Chemistry - A European Journal (2018), DOI: 10.1002/chem.201800993. Cover.


(28) Katharina Amschler, Eugen Koßmann, Luise Erpenbeck, Sebastian Kruss, Tillmann Schill, Margarete Schön, Sigrid M. C. Broekaert, Joachim P. Spatz, and Michael P. Schön: Nanoscale tuning of VCAM-1 density determines melanoma cell behavior. Mol. Canc. Research (2017) DOI: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-17-0272.

(27) Florian Mann, Daniel Meyer, Sabrina Mischke, Sebastian Kruss, Chemical imaging with fluorescent nanosensors (invited review article), Bunsenmagazin (2017).

(26) Florian Mann, Niklas Herrmann Daniel Meyer, Sebastian Kruss: Tuning Selectivity of Fluorescent Carbon Nanotube-Based Neurotransmitter Sensors, Sensors (2017), DOI: 10.3390/s17071521.

(25) Daniel Meyer, Annika Hagemann, Sebastian Kruss: Kinetic Requirements for Spatiotemporal Chemical Imaging with Fluorescent Nanosensors, ACS Nano (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b00569.

(24) Sebastian Kruss , Daniel P. Salem, Lela Vukovi, Barbara Lima, Emma Vander Ende, Edward S. Boyden, Michael S. Strano: High-resolution imaging of cellular dopamine efflux using a fluorescent nanosensor array, PNAS (2017), DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1613541114.


(23) E. Polo, S. Kruss: Impact of Redox-Active Molecules on the Fluorescence of Polymer-Wrapped Carbon Nanotubes, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12183.

(22) Gili Bisker, Juyao Dong, Hoyoung D. Park, Nicole M. Iverson, Jiyoung Ahn, Justin T. Nelson, Markita P. Landry, Sebastian Kruss, Michael S. Strano: Protein-targeted corona phase molecular recognition, Nature Communications (2016), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10241.

(21) Elena Polo, Sebastian Kruss: Nanosensors for neurotransmitters. Invited review article, Journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2016), DOI:10.1007/s00216-015-9160-x.

(20) Daniel P Salem, Markita P Landry, Gili Bisker, Jiyoung Ahn, Sebastian Kruss, Michael S Strano: Chirality dependent corona phase molecular recognition of DNA-wrapped carbon nanotubes, Carbon (2016).


(19) Daniel P. Salem, Markita P. Landry, Gili Bisker, Jiyoung Ahn, Sebastian Kruss, Michael S. Strano: Chirality dependent corona phase molecular recognition of DNA-wrapped carbon nanotubes, Carbon (2015), DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.08.075.

(18) Justin T. Nelson, Sojin Kim, Nigel F. Reuel, Daniel Salem,Gili Bisker, Markita Landry, Sebastian Kruss, Paul Barone, Michael S. Strano: The mechanism of immobilized protein A binding to IgG to Nanosensor Array Surfaces, Anal. Chem. (2015), DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b00843.

(17) G. Bisker, J. Anh, S. Kruss, Z.W. Ulissi, D.P. Salem, M. Strano: A Mathematical Formulation and Design Principles for the Inverse Problem of Molecular Recognition by Helically Wrapping Polymer Corona Phases on Cylindrical Substrates, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2015), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b01705.

(16) M. Landry , L.Vukovic , S. Kruss , G. Bisker , A. Landry , S. Islam , R.M. Jain , K. Schulten , and M.S. Strano: Comparative Dynamics and Sequence Dependence of DNA and RNA Binding to Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2015), DOI: 10.1021/jp511448e.


(15) G.L.C. Paulus, K.Y. Lee, N.F. Reuel, J. Zhang, Q.H.Wang, B.R. Grassbaugh, S. Kruss, B. Mu, C. Opel, D. Wittrup and M. S. Strano: A graphene-based physiometer array for the analysis of single biological cells. Scientific Reports (2014).

(14) K. Amschler, L. Erpenbeck, S. Kruss, M. P. Schön: Nanoscale Integrin Ligand Patterns Determine Melanoma Cell Behavior, ACS Nano (2014), DOI: 10.1021/nn502690b.

(13) M.P. Landry, S. Kruss, J. T. Nelson, G. Bisker, N.M. Iverson, N.F. Reuel and M.S. Strano: Experimental Tools to Study Molecular Recognition within the Nanoparticle Corona, Sensors (2014), DOI: 10.3390/s140916196.

(12) B. Mu, J. Zhang, T. P. McNicholas, N.F. Reuel, S. Kruss, M.S. Strano: Recent Advances in Molecular Recognition based on Nanoengineered Platforms, Accounts of Chemical Research (2014).

(11) S. Kruss, M. Landry, E.V. Ende, B. Lima, N. F. Reuel, J. Zhang, J. Nelson, B. Mu, A. Hilmer, M. Strano: Neurotransmitter Detection Using Corona Phase Molecular Recognition on Fluorescent Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Sensors, JACS (2014), 136(2), 713-724, DOI: 10.1021/ja410433b.

(10) Q. H. Wang, D. O. Bellisario, L. W. Drahushuk, R. M. Jain, S. Kruss, M.P. Landry, S.G. Mahajan, S.F.E. Shimizu, Z. W. Ulissi, and M. S. Strano: Low Dimensional Carbon Materials for Applications in Mass and Energy Transport, Chemistry of Materials (2014), 26(1), 172-183, DOI: 10.1021/cm402895e.


(9) S. Kruss, L. Erpenbeck, K. Amschler, T. Mundinger, H.-J. Helms, T. Friede, R. K. Andrews, M. P. Schön, J. P. Spatz: Adhesion maturation of neutrophils on nanoscopically presented platelet receptor GPa, ACS Nano (2013), 7, 11, 9984-9996, DOI: 10.1021/nn403923h.

(8) J. Zhang, P. W. Barone, J.-H. Kim, M. P. Landry, S. Lin, Z. W. Ulissi, D. Lin, B. Mu, D. A. Heller, A. A. Boghossian, A. J. Hilmer, A. Rwei, A. C. Hinckley, S. Kruss, M. A. Shandell, N. Nair, S. Blake, F. Sen, S. Sen, R. G. Croy, D. Li, K. Yum, J.-H. Ahn, H. Jin, J. M. Essigmann, D. Blankschtein, M. S. Strano: Molecular Recognition Using Nanotube-Adsorbed Polymer Complexes, Nature Nanotechnology (2013), 8, 959-968, DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2013.236.

(7) S. Kruss, Andrew Hilmer, Jingqing Zhang, Nigel Reuel, Bin Mu, Michael Strano: Carbon nanotubes as optical biomedical sensors, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews (2013), 65(15), 1933-1950, DOI: 10.1016/j.addr.2013.07.015.

(6) N. F. Reuel, B. Grassbaugh, S. Kruss, J. Z. Mundy, C. Opel, A. Ogunniyi, K. Egodage, R. Wahl, B. Helk, J. Zhang, Z. I. Kalcioglu, K. Tvrdy, D. Bellisario, B. Mu, S. S. Blake, K.J.v. Vliet, J. C. Love, K. D. Wittrup, M. S. Strano: Emergent Properties of Nanosensor Arrays: Applications for Monitoring IgG Affinity Distributions, Weakly-Affined Hypermannosylation, and Colony Selection for Biomanufacturing, ACS Nano (2013), 7 (9), 7472-7482,
DOI: 10.1021/nn403215e.

(5) J. Zhang, S. Kruss, A. J. Hilmer, S. Shimizu, Z. Schmois, F. D.l. Cruz, P. W. Barone, D. A. Heller, N. F. Reuel, M. S. Strano: A Rapid, Direct, Quantitative, and Label-Free Detector of Cardiac Biomarker Troponin T Using Near Infrared Fluorescent Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Sensors, Advanced Healthcare Materials (2013), DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201300033.


(4) S. Kruss, L. Erpenbeck, M. Schön, J. Spatz: Circular, nanostructured and biofunctionalized hydrogel microchannels for dynamic cell adhesion studies, Lab on a Chip (2012), 12 , 3285-3289. DOI: 10.1039/C2LC40611J.

(3) S. Kruss, V. Srot, P. v. Aken, J. P. Spatz: Au-Ag hybrid Nanoparticle Patterns of Tunable Size and Density on Glass and Polymeric Supports, Langmuir (2012), 28 (2), 1562-1568. DOI: 10.1021/la204395d.

(2) S. Kruss, T. Wolfram: Nanostructured biofunctionalized polyurethanes for applications in regenerative medicine. Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. (2012), Vol. 1417, DOI: 10.1557/opl.2012.741.


(1) S. Kruss, T. Wolfram, R. Martin, S. Neubauer, H. Kessler, J. P. Spatz: Stimulation of Cell Adhesion at Nanostructured Teflon Interfaces, Advanced Materials (2010), 22: 5499-5506. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201003055.