Luo G, Ling N, Xue C, Dippold MA, Firbank LG, Guo S, Kuzyakov Y, Shen Q (2019). Nitrogen-inputs regulate microbial functional and genetic resistance and resilience to drying-rewetting cycles, with implications for crop yields. Plant and Soil, online first:

Fan Lichao, Shahbaz M, Ge T, Wu J, Dippold MA, Thiel V, Kuzyakov Y, Dorodnikov M. (2019). To shake or not to shake: 13C-based evidence on anaerobic methane oxidation in paddy soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 133, 146-154.

Zhang Xuechen, Dippold MA, Kuzyakov Y, Razavi BS (2019). Spatial pattern of enzyme activities depends on root exudate composition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 133, 83-93..

Ma Xiaomin, Mason-Jones K, Liu Y, Blagodatskaya E, Kuzyakov Y, Guber A, Dippold MA*, Razavi BS* (2019). Coupling zymography with pH mapping reveals shifts in lupine phosphorus acquisition strategy driven by cluster roots. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 135, 420-428..

Becker Joscha N, Dippold MA, Hemp A, Kuzyakov Y (2019). Ashes to ashes: Characterization of organic matter in Andosols along a 3400 m elevation transect at Mount Kilimanjaro using analytical pyrolysis. Catena 180, 271-281.

Mason-Jones K, Banfield CC, Dippold MA (2019). Compound-specific C-13 stable isotope probing confirms synthesis of polyhydroxybutyrate by soil bacteria. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 33 (8), 795-802..

Bore Ezekiel, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2019). Glucose and ribose stabilization in soil: Convergence and divergence of carbon pathways assessed by position-specific labeling. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 131, 54-61..

Chen Jie, Seven J, Zilla T, Dippold MA, Blagodatskaya E, Kuzyakov Y (2019). Microbial C:N:P stoichiometry and turnover depend on nutrients availability in soil: A C-14, N-15 and P-33 triple labelling study. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 131, 206-216..

Bore Ezekiel, Halicki S, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2019). Structural and physiological adaptations of soil microorganisms to freezing revealed by position-specific labeling and compound-specific C-13 analysis. Biogeochemistry 143 (2), 207-219..

Dippold MA, Gunina A, Apostel C, Boesel S, Glaser B, Kuzyakov Y (2019). Metabolic tracing unravels pathways of fungal and bacterial amino sugar formation in soil. European Journal of Soil Science 70 (2), 421-430.
Stock Svenja C, Koester M, Dippold MA, Najera F, Matus F, Mernino C, Boy J, Spielvogel S, Gorbushina A, Kuzyakov Y (2019). Environmental drivers and stoichiometric constraints on enzyme activities in soils from rhizosphere to continental scale. Geoderma 337, 973-982..

Matus Francisco, Stock S, Eschenbach W, Dyckmans J, Merino C, Najera F, Koester M, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2019). Ferrous Wheel Hypothesis: Abiotic nitrate incorporation into dissolved organic matter. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 245, 514-524.

Oeser RA, Stroncik N, Moskwab L-M, Bernard N, Schaller M, Canessa R, van den Brink L, Köster M, Brucker E, Stock S, Fuentes JP, Godoy R, Matuss F, Oses R, Osses P, Paulino L, Seguel O, Bader MY, Boy J, Dippold MA, Ehlers TA, Kühn P, Kuzyakov Y, Leinweber P, Scholten T, Spielvogel S, Spohn M, Übernickel K, Tielbörger K, Wagner D, von Blankenburg F (2018): Chemistry and microbiology of the Critical Zone along a steep climate and vegetation gradient in the Chilean Coastal Cordillera. Catena 170, 183-203.

Bernhard Nadine, Moskwab L-M, Schmidt K, Oeser RA, Aburto F, Badere MY, Baumann K, von Blanckenburg F, Boy J, van den Brink L, Brucker E, Büdel B, Canessa R, Dippold MA, Ehlers TA, Fuentes JP, Godoy R, Jung P, Karsten U, Köster M, Kuzyakov Y, Leinweber P, Neidhardt H, Matuss F, Muellert CW, Oelmann Y, Oses R, Osses P, Paulino L, Samolov E, Schaller M, Schmid M, Spielvogel S, Spohn M, Stock S, Stroncik N, Tielbörger K, Übernickel K, Scholten T, Seguel O, Wagner D, Kühn P (2018): Pedogenic and microbial interrelations to regional climate and local topography: New insights from a climate gradient (arid to humid) along the Coastal Cordillera of Chile. Catena 170, 335-355.

Banfield Callum C, Pausch J, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2018). Microbial processing of plant residues in the subsoil – the roles of biopores. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 125, 309-318.

Apostel Carolin, Herschbach, J, Bore EK, Spielvogel S, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2018). Food for microorganisms: Position-specific C-13 labeling and C-13-PLFA analysis reveals preferences for sorbed or necromass C. Geoderma 312, 86-94

Ahmed Mutez A, Sanaullah M, Blagodatskaya E, Mason-Jones K, Jawad H, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2018). Soil microorganisms exhibit enzymatic and priming resoponse to root mucilage under drought. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 116, 410-418

Ahmed Mutez A, Banfield CC, Sanaullah M, Gunina A, Dippold MA (2018). Utilisation of mucilage C by microbial communities under drought. Biology and Fertility of Soils 54 (1), 83-94

Spielvogel Sandra, Dippold MA, Kuzyakov Y (2017): Preface: Special issue SOM 2015 Preface. Geoderma 304 (SI,) 1-3

Sommer Janine, Dippold MA, Zieger SL, Handke A, Scheu S, Kuzyakov Y (2017). The tree species matters: Belowground carbon input and utilization in the myco-rhizosphere. European Journal of Soil Biology 81, 100-107

Sommer Janine, Dippold MA, Kuzyakov Y (2017). Different responses of ash and beech on nitrate versus ammonium leaf labeling. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 180, 446-453

Banfield Callum C, Dippold MA, Pausch J, Huang DTT, Kuzyakov Y (2017): Carbon quality in biopores defines microbial communities and functions in subsoil hotspots. Biology and Fertility of Soils 53 (5), 573-588

Bore Ezekiel, Apostel C, Halicki S, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2017). Soil microorganisms can overcome respiration inhibition by coupling intra- and extracellular metabolism: 13C metabolic tracing reveals the mechanisms. ISME journal 11 (6), 1423-1433

Bore Ezekiel, Apostel C, Halicki S, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA (2017). Microbial Metabolism in Soil at Subzero Temperatures: Adaptation Mechanisms Revealed by Position-Specific C-13 Labeling. Frontiers in Microbiology 8, 946

Apostel Carolin, Dippold MA, Ezekiel B, Kuzyakov Y (2017). Sorption of Alanine changes microbial metabolism in addition to availability. Geoderma 292, 128-134

Sommer Janine, Hartmann L, Dippold MA, Lamersdorf N (2017). Specific N-min uptake patterns of two widely applied poplar and willow clones for short rotation coppices – Implications for management practices. Biomass and Bioenergy 98, 236-242

Gunina Anna, Dippold MA, Glaser B, Kuzyakov Y (2017). Turnover of microbial groups and cell components in soil: C-13 analysis of cellular biomarkers. Biogeoscience 14 (2), 271-283

Bol Roland, Julich D, Brodlin D, Siemens J, Kaiser K, Dippold MA, Spielvogel S, Zilla T, Mewes D, Von Blankenburg F, Puhlmann H, Holzmann S, Weiler M, Amelung W, Lang F, Kuzyakov Y, Feger KH, Gottselig N, Klumpp E, Missong A, Winkelmann C, Uhlig D, Sohrt J, von Wilpert K, Wu B, Hagedron F (2016): Dissolved and colloidal phosphorus fluxes in forest ecosystems: an almost blind spot in ecosystem research. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 179 (4): 425-438

Tian Jing, Wang J, Dippold MA, Gao Y, Blagodatskya E, Kuzyakov Y (2016): Biochar affects soil organic matter cycling and microbial functions but does not alter microbial community structure in a paddy soil. Science of the Total Environment 556: 89-97

Sommer Janine, Dippold MA, Flessa H, Kuzyakov Y (2016): Allocation and dynamics of C and N within plant-soil system of ash and beech. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 179 (3): 376-387

Dippold MA*, Kuzyakov Y (2016): Direct incorporation of fatty acids into microbial phospholipids in soils: Position-specific labelling tells the story. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 174: 211-221

Heinrich Steffen, Dippold MA, Werner C, Wiesenberg GLB, Kuzyakov Y, Glaser B (2015): 13C incorporation into leaf compounds of Norway Spruce after short-term labelling assessed by compound-specific isotope analysis. Tree Physiology 35 (11): 1176-1191

Heinrich Steffen, Dippold MA*, Werner C, Wiesenberg GLB, Kuzyakov Y, Glaser B (2015). 13C incorporation into leaf compounds of Norway Spruce after short-term labelling assessed by compound-specific isotope analysis. Tree Physiology 35 (11): 1176-1191

Dippold MA*, Moran-Zuloaga D*, Glaser B, Kuzyakov Y (2015): Organic nitrogen uptake by plants: Reevaluation by position-specific labeling of amino acids. Biogeochemistry 125 (3): 359-374

Wiedner Katja, Glaser B, Schneeweiß J, Dippold MA (2015): Slavic Dark Earth in Northern Germany - The Nordic Analogue to Terra Preta de Índio in Amazonia? Catena 132: 114-125

Benesch Marianne, Glaser B, Dippold MA, Zech W (2015): Soil microbial C and N turnover under Cupressus lusitanica and natural forests in southern Ethiopia assessed by decomposition of 13C- and 15N-labelled litter under field conditions. Plant and Soil 388: 133-146.

Basler Anna, Dippold MA, Helfrich M, Dyckmans J (2015): Microbial carbon recycling: an underestimated process controlling soil C dynamics - Part 2: a C-3-C-4 vegetation change field labelling experiment. Biogeoscience 12 (21): 6291-6299

Basler Anna, Dippold MA, Helfrich M, Dyckmans J (2015): Microbial carbon recycling: an underestimated process controlling soil C dynamics - Part 1: a long-term laboratory incubation experiment. Biogeoscience 12 (20): 5929-5940

Apostel Carolin*, Dippold MA*, Kuzyakov Y (2015): Biochemistry of hexose and pentose transformations in soil analyzed by position-specific labelling and 13C-PLFA. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 80: 199-208.

Gunina Anna, Dippold MA, Glaser B, Kuzyakov Y (2014): Fate of low molecular weight organic substances in an arable soil: from microbial uptake to utilisation and stabilisation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 77: 204-213.

Dippold MA*, Biryukov M, Kuzyakov Y (2014): Sorption affects amino acid pathways in soils: Implications from position-specific labeling of alanine. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 72: 180-192.

Dippold MA*, Boesel S, Gunina A, Kuzyakov Y, Glaser B (2014): Improved ?13C analysis of amino sugars in soil by ion chromatography-oxidation-isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28 (6): 569-576

Apostel Carolin, Dippold MA, Glaser B, Kuzyakov Y (2013): Biochemical pathways of amino acids in soil: Assessment by position-specific labeling and 13C-PLFA analysis. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 67: 31-40

Dippold MA*, Kuzyakov Y (2013): Biogeochemical transformations of amino acids in soil assessed by position-specific labelling. Plant and Soil 373 (1-2): 385-401

Tian Jing, Dippold MA, Pausch J, Blagodatskaya E, Fan M, Li X, Kuzyakov Y (2013): Microbial response to rhizodeposition depending on water regimes in paddy rice soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 65: 195-203

Birk Jago Jonathan, Dippold MA, Wiesenberg GLB, Glaser B (2012): Combined quantification of faecal sterols, stanols, stanones and bile acids in soils and terrestrial sediments by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1242: 1-10

Glaser Bruno, Benesch M, Dippold MA, Zech W. (2012): In situ N-15 and C-13 labelling of indigenous and plantation tree species in a tropical mountain forest (Munessa, Ethiopia) for subsequent litter and soil organic matter turnover studies. Organic Geochemistry 42 (12): 1461-1469

Zech Wolfgang, Zech R, Zech M, Leiber K, Dippold MA, Frechen M, Bussert R, Andreev A (2011): Obliquity forcing of Quaternary glaciation and environmental changes in NE Siberia. Quaternary International 234 (SI): 133-145

Sauheitl Leopold, Glaser B, Dippold MA, Leiber K, Weigelt A (2010): Amino acid fingerprint of a grassland soil reflects changes in plant species richness. Plant and Soil 334 (1-2): 353-363


Glaser Bruno, Dippold MA (2018): Methoden der Humusanalyse. In: Blume B, Felix-Henningsen P, Fede HG, Guggenberger G, Horn R, Stahr K (Eds.) Handbuch der Bodenkunde, Wiley-VCH Verlag, New Jersey, USA

Glaser Bruno, Wiedner K, Dippold MA (2012): Studying the role of biochar using isotopic tracing techniques. In: Ladygina N, Rineau F (Eds.) Biochar and Soil Biota, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL


Dippold MA (2014). Dissertation: Metabolic pathways of Amino Acids, Monosaccharides and Organic Acids in Soils assessed by Position-Specific Labeling. Universität Bayreuth. URL:

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