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PUBLICATIONS

​2022

29. L. Gemmer, Q. Hu, B. Niebuur, T. Kraus, B. N. Balzer & M. Gallei*

A block copolymer templated approach for the preparation of nanoporous polymer structures and cellulose fiber hybrids by ozone treatment

Polym. Chem., 13, 4028 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1039/D2PY00562J

28. M. Tschaikowsky, S. Brander, V. Barth, R. Thomann, B. Rolauffs, B.N. Balzer* & T. Hugel*
The articular cartilage surface is impaired by a loss of thick collagen fibers and formation of type I collagen in early osteoarthritis
Acta Biomaterialia, 146, 274 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2022.04.036

 

27. W. Cai, J.T. Bullerjahn, M. Lallemang, K. Kroy, B.N. Balzer* & T. Hugel*
Angle-dependent strength of a single chemical bond by stereographic force spectroscopy
Chemical Science, 13, 5734 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1039/D2SC01077A

26. A. Goralczyk, M. Zhu, F. Mayoussi, M. Lallemang, M. Tschaikowsky, A. Warmbold, S. Caliaro, F. Tauber, B. N. Balzer, F. Kotz-Helmer, D. Helmer* & B. E. Rapp
Study of repellence on polymeric surfaces with two individually adjustable pore hierarchies
Chemical Engineering Journal, 135287 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2022.135287


25. M. Lallemang, L. Yu, W. Cai, K. Rischka, A. Hartwig, R. Haag, T. Hugel* & B. N. Balzer*

Multivalent non-covalent interactions lead to strongest polymer adhesion

Nanoscale14, 3768 (2022). https://dx.doi.org/10.1039/D1NR08338D

24. A. Baldwin, M. Hartl, M. Tschaikowsky, B.N. Balzer & B.W. Booth*
Degradation and release of tannic acid from an injectable tissue regeneration bead matrix in vivo
J Biomed Mater Res., 110, 1165  (2022). https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.34990

23. F. V. Frieß, Q. Hu, J. Mayer, L. Gemmer, V. Presser, B. N. Balzer* & M. Gallei*
Nanoporous block copolymer membranes with enhanced solvent resistance via UV-mediated cross-linking strategies

Macromol Rapid Commun., 43, 2100632 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1002/marc.202100632, Cover

2021
22. M. Tschaikowsky, T. Neumann, S. Brander, H. Haschke, B. Rolauffs, B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel*
Hybrid fluorescence-AFM explores articular surface degeneration in early osteoarthritis across length scales

Acta Biomaterialia, 126, 315 (2021). 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2021.03.034

21. M. Tschaikowsky, M. Selig, S. Brander, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel* & B. Rolauffs*
Proof-of-concept for the detection of early osteoarthritis pathology by clinically applicable endomicroscopy and quantitative AI-supported optical biopsy

Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 29 (2), 269 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2020.10.003

20. H. Wang, M. Lallemang, B. Hermann, C. Wallin, R. Loch, A. Blanc, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel & J. Luo*
ATP impedes the inhibitory effect of Hsp90 on Aβ40 fibrillation
J. Mol. Biol., 433 (2), 166717 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2020.11.016

 
2020
19. A. Kolberg, C. Wenzel, T. Hugel, M. Gallei & B.N. Balzer*
Covalent attachment of single molecules for AFM-based force spectroscopy
J. Vis. Exp., 157, e60934 (2020). https://doi.org/10.3791/60934

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18. M. Marczynski, B.N. Balzer, K. Jiang, T. M. Lutz, T. Crouzier & O. Lieleg*
Charged glycan residues critically contribute to the adsorption and lubricity of mucins
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 187, 110614 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2019.110614
 
2019
17. M. Tschaikowsky, S. Brander, B.N. Balzer, B. Rolauffs* & T. Hugel*
Proof-of-concept for the detection of early osteoarthritis pathology by endomicroscopy
bioRxiv, 734368 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1101/734368

 
16. A. Kolberg, C. Wenzel, K. Hackenstrass, R. Schwarzl, C. Rüttiger, T. Hugel*, M. Gallei, R.R. Netz* & B.N. Balzer*
Opposing temperature dependence of the stretching response of single PEG and PNiPAM polymers
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 141 (29), 11603 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b04383

 
15. H. Schafer, A. Kolberg, M. Gockeln, R. Kun, B.N. Balzer & K. Koschek*
Influence of free PCL in PCL/PBA-a copolymers and blends on morphology, thermo-mechanical and shape memory properties
Polymer Testing, 77, 105888 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2019.05.004

 
2017
14. B. Winkeljann, K. Boettcher, B.N. Balzer & O. Lieleg*
Mucin coatings prevent tissue damage at the cornea-contact lens interface
Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 4 (19), 1700186 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.201700186

 
2016
13. B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel*
Single-molecule detection and manipulation. In: Saleem Hashmi (editor-in-chief)
Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Oxford: Elsevier  pp. 1-19 (2016).

 
2014
12. B.N. Balzer, S. Kienle, M. Gallei, R. v. Klitzing, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel*
Stick-slip mechanisms at the nanoscale
Soft Materials, 12 (1), 106 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1080/1539445X.2014.945039


11. S. Kienle, M. Gallei, H. Yu, B. Zhang, S. Krysiak, B.N. Balzer, M. Rehahn, A.D. Schlüter & T. Hugel*
Effect of molecular architecture on single polymer adhesion
Langmuir, 30 (15), 4351 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1021/la500783n

 
10. J. Elbert, F. Krohm, C. Rüttiger, S. Kienle, H. Didzoleit, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel, B. Stühn, M. Gallei* & A. Brunsen*
Polymer-modified mesoporous silica thin films for redox-mediated selective membrane gating
Adv. Funct. Mater., 24 (11), 1591 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201302304

 
2013
9. B.N. Balzer, M. Gallei, K. Sondergeld, M. Schindler, P. Müller-Buschbaum, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel*
Cohesion mechanisms of polystyrene-based thin polymer films
Macromolecules, 46 (18), 7406 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1021/ma401173y

 
8. B.N. Balzer, S. Micciulla, S. Dodoo, M. Zerball, M. Gallei, M Rehahn, R. v. Klitzing & T. Hugel*
Adhesion property profiles of supported thin polymer films
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5 (13), 6300 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1021/am4013424

 
7. B.N. Balzer, M. Gallei, M. Hauf, M. Stallhofer, L. Wiegleb, A. Holleitner, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel*
Nanoscale friction mechanisms at solid-liquid interfaces
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52 (25), 6541 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201301255

 
6. B.N. Balzer, M. Gallei, M. Hauf, M. Stallhofer, L. Wiegleb, A. Holleitner, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel*
Reibungsmechanismen auf der Nanoskala an Fest-flüssig-Grenzflächen
Angew. Chem., 2013, 125, 6670 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1002/ange.201301255


5. S. Dodoo, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel, A. Laschewsky & R. v. Klitzing*
Effect of ionic strength and layer number on swelling of polyelectrolyte multilayers in water vapour
Soft Materials, 11 (2), 157 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1080/1539445X.2011.607203

 
4. B.N. Balzer & M. Gallei
Das reibt sich gut: Rasterkraftmikroskopie am Einzelmolekül
GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift, 57, 710 (2013).

 
2012
3. N. Schwierz, D. Horinek, S. Liese, T. Pirzer, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel & R.R. Netz*
On the relationship between peptide adsorption resistance and surface contact angle: A combined experimental and simulation single-molecule study
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (48), 19628 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1021/ja304462u

2. B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel*
Surface & Interface Characterization: Single molecule detection and manipulation
Polymer Science: A Comprehensive Reference

Elsevier: Amsterdam; pp. 629-645 (2012)
 
2009
1. M. Geisler, B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel*
Polymer adhesion at the solid-liquid interface probed by a single-molecule force sensor
Small, 5 (24), 2864 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.200901237