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Prometheus - Allgemeine Anatomie und Bewegungssystem: LernAtlas der Anatomie 
Michael Schünke (Herausgeber), Erik Schulte (Herausgeber), Udo Schumacher (Herausgeber) Verlag: Thieme, Stuttgart; Auflage: 4 (3. September 2014)

Prometheus - Innere Organe: LernAtlas der Anatomie
Michael Schünke (Autor), Erik Schulte (Autor), Udo Schumacher (Autor) Verlag: Thieme, Stuttgart; Auflage: 4 (2. September 2015)

Prometheus - Kopf, Hals und Neuroanatomie: LernAtlas der Anatomie 
Michael Schünke (Autor), Erik Schulte (Autor), Udo Schumacher (Autor) Verlag: Thieme, Stuttgart; Auflage: 4 (2. September 2015)

PROMETHEUS LernPaket Anatomie Schädel Sondereinband
Jürgen Lüthje (Autor), Erik Schulte (Autor), Udo Schumacher (Autor), Michael Schünke (Autor) Verlag: Thieme, Stuttgart; Auflage: 2 (13. April 2016)

Prometheus LernKarten des Bewegungssystems
Michael Schünke (Herausgeber), Erik Schulte (Herausgeber), Udo Schumacher (Herausgeber) Verlag: Thieme, Stuttgart; Auflage: 1 (4. September 2013) 

Prometheus LernKarten der Anatomie
Erik Schulte (Autor), Udo Schumacher (Autor), Michael Schünke (Autor) Verlag: Thieme, Stuttgart; Auflage: 4 (20. August 2014)

Prometheus LernPoster der Anatomie, Knochen und Muskeln 
Erik Schulte (Autor), Udo Schumacher (Autor), Michael Schünke (Autor) Verlag: Thieme, Stuttgart; Auflage: 1 (20. August 2014) 

Wissenschaftliche Publikationen (Auszug)

Vancura, P., Wolloscheck, T., Baba, K., Tosini, G., Iuvone, P.M., Spessert, R. (2016) Circadian and Dopaminergic Regulation of Fatty Acid Oxidation Pathway Genes in Retina and Photoreceptor Cells, PLoS ONE, 11(10): e0164665, doi: 10.1371/Journal.pone.0164665

Kunst, S., Wolloscheck, T., Kelleher, D.K., Wolfrum, U., Sargsyan, S.A., Iuvone, P.M., Baba, K., Tosini, G., Spessert, R., Pgc-1α and Nr4a1 are target genes of circadian melatonin and dopamine release in murine retina. IOVS, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 56(10):6084-94. doi: 10.1167/iovs.15-17503

Pabst A. M., Wagner W., Kasaj A., Gebhardt S., Ackermann M., Astolfo A., Marone F., Haberthuer D., Enzmann F., Konerding Moritz A., Synchrotron-based X-ray tomographic microscopy for visualization of three-dimensional collagen matrices, CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS. 2015; 19(2): 561-564. Article; DOI: 10.1007/s00784-014-1312-4

Kunst, S., Wolloscheck, T., Grether, M., Trunsch, P., Wolfrum, U., Spessert, R., Photoreceptor cells display a daily rhythm in the orphan receptor estrogen-related receptor β. Mol. Vis., v.21; 2015, PMC4337357

Kneist Werner, Rink Andreas D., Kauff Daniel W., Konerding Moritz A., Lang Hauke, Topography of the extrinsic internal anal sphincter nerve supply during laparoscopic-assisted TAMIS TME: five key zones of risk from the surgeons' view, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COLORECTAL DISEASE. 2015; 30 (1): 71-78 Article, DOI: 10.1007/s00384-014-2026-4

Wolloscheck, T., Kunst, S., Kelleher, D.K., Spessert, R., Transcriptional regulation of nucleoredoxin-like genes takes place on a daily basis in the retina and pineal gland of rats. Vis. Neurosci., 32:E002 - 2015‚ DOI: 10.1017/S0952523814000352

Hiragaki, S., Baba, K., Coulson, E., Kunst, S., Spessert, R., Tosini, G., Melatonin signaling modulates clock genes expression in the mouse retina. PLOS One 9(9):e106819 (2014)

Ackermann Maximilian, Pabst Andreas M., Houdek Jan P., Ziebart Thomas, Konerding Moritz A.
Priming with proangiogenic growth factors and endothelial progenitor cells improves revascularization in linear diabetic wounds, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MEDICINE. 2014; 33 (4): 833-839 Article; DOI: 10.3892/ijmm.2014.1630

Ackermann Maximilian, Houdek Jan P., Gibney Barry C., Ysasi Alexandra, Wagner Willi, Belle Janeil, Schittny Johannes C., Enzmann Frieder, Tsuda Akira, Mentzer Steven J., Konerding Moritz A.
Sprouting and intussusceptive angiogenesis in postpneumonectomy lung growth: mechanisms of alveolar neovascularization, ANGIOGENESIS. 2014; 17 (3): 541-551 Article; DOI: 10.1007/s10456-013-9399-9

Belle Janeil M., Lee Grace S., Ysasi Alexandra B., Bennett Robert D., Ackermann Maximillian, Wagner Willi L., Konerding Moritz A., Tsuda Akira, Mentzer Steven J.
Laser-Targeted Occlusion Of Microvessels Induces Compensatory Intussusceptive Angiogenesis
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. 2014; 219 (3): S159-S159 Meeting Abstract 

Belle Janeil, Ysasi Alexandra, Bennett Robert, Ackermann Maximilian, Wagner Willi, Konerding Moritz, Tsuda Akira, Mentzer Steven, Micromechanical forces regulate vascular patterning in the chick chorioallantoic membrane, FASEB JOURNAL. 2014; 28 (1):  Meeting Abstract 

Belle Janeil M., Ysasi Alexandra B., Bennett Robert D., Ackermann Maximillian, Wagner Willi L., Konerding Moritz A., Tsuda Akira, Mentzer Steven J. 
Micromechanical Forces Trigger Tissue-Level Sprouting and Intussusceptive Angiogenesis
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. 2014; 219 (3): S161-S161 Meeting Abstract 

Belle Janeil, Ysasi Alexandra, Bennett Robert D., Filipovic Nenad, Nejad Mohammad Imani, Trumper David L., Ackermann Maximilian, Wagner Willi, Tsuda Akira, Konerding Moritz A., Mentzer Steven J.
Stretch-induced intussuceptive and sprouting angiogenesis in the chick chorioallantoic membrane
MICROVASCULAR RESEARCH. 2014; 95: 60-67 Article

Bennett Robert, Ysasi Alexandra, Belle Janeil, Wagner Willi, Ackermann Maximilian, Konerding Moritz, Mentzer Steven
Glycoconjugate expression in the extracellular matrix of the mouse lung
FASEB JOURNAL. 2014; 28 (1):  Meeting Abstract 

Bennett Robert D., Ysasi Alexandra B., Belle Janeil M., Wagner Willi L., Ackermann Maximilian, Konerding Moritz A., Tsuda Akira, Mentzer Steven J.
Glycoconjugate Expression in the Tissue-Engineered Lung Scaffold after Murine Pneumonectomy
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. 2014; 219 (3): S36-S36 Meeting Abstract 

Bennett RD, Ysasi AB, Belle JM, Wagner WL, Konerding MA, Blainey PC, Pyne S, Mentzer SJ
Laser microdissection of the alveolar duct enables single-cell genomic analysis
Frontiers in Oncology. 2014; Sept 24;4: 260

Filipovic Nenad, Gibney Barry C., Nikolic Dalibor, Konerding Moritz A., Mentzer Steven J., Tsuda Akira
Computational analysis of lung deformation after murine pneumonectomy

Gibney Barry C., Ysasi Alexandra B., Belle Janeil M., Wagner Willi L., Konerding Mortiz A., Tsuda Akira, Mentzer Steven J.
Structural and Growth Effects of Diaphragmatic Function after Murine Pneumonectomy
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. 2014; 219 (3): S28-S29 Meeting Abstract 

Konerding Moritz A., Houdek Jan P., Ysasi Alexandra, Wagner Willi, Bennett Robert, Belle Janeil, Ackermann Maximilian, Tsuda Akira, Mentzer Steven J.
Angiogenesis during post-pneumonectomy lung regeneration
ANGIOGENESIS. 2014; 17 (3): 758-758 Meeting Abstract 

Meinig H, Döffert J, Linz N, Konerding MA, Gercek E, Pitzen T
Sensitivity and specificity of ultrasound in spinal trauma in 29 consecutive patients
Eur Spine J.. 2014; Oct 4.: 1Spiwoks-Becker, I., Lamberti, R., tom Dieck, S., Spessert, R., Evidence for synergistic and complementary roles of Bassoon and darkness in organizing the ribbon synapse. Neuroscience. 236 (2013) 149-159. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.12.031

Kunst, S., Wolloscheck, T., Hölter, P., Wengert, A., Grether, M., Sticht, C., Weyer, V., Wolfrum, U., Spessert, R., Transcriptional analysis of rat photoreceptor cells reveals daily regulation of genes important for visual signaling and light damage susceptibility. J. Neurochem. (2013) 124, 757-769. doi: 10.1111/jnc.12089

Hölter, P., Kunst, S., Wolloscheck, T., Kelleher, D.K., Sticht, C., Wolfrum, U., Spessert, R., The retinal clock drives the expression of Kcnv2, a channel essential for visual function and cone survival. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci., 53:6947-6954 (2012). doi: 10.1167/iovs.12-10234

Chamoto K, Gibney BC, Ackermann M, Lee GS, Lin M, Konerding MA. Alveolar macrophage dynamics in murine lung regeneration. JOURNAL OF CELLULAR PHYSIOLOGY. 2012; 227(9): 3208-3215. Article

Chamoto K, Gibney BC, Lee GS, Lin M, Collings-Simpson D, Konerding MA. CD34(+) Progenitor to Endothelial Cell Transition in Post-Pneumonectomy Angiogenesis. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 2012; 46(3): 283-289. Article

Gibney BC, Chamoto K, Lee GS, Simpson DC, Miele LF, Konerding MA. Cross-circulation and cell distribution kinetics in parabiotic mice. JOURNAL OF CELLULAR PHYSIOLOGY. 2012; 227(2): 821-828. Article

Konerding MA, Gibney BC, Houdek JP, Chamoto K, Ackermann M. Spatial dependence of alveolar angiogenesis in post-pneumonectomy lung growth. ANGIOGENESIS. 2012; 15(1): 23-32. Article

Koch, D., Spiwoks-Becker, I., Sabanov, V., Sinning, A., Dugladze, T., Stellmacher, A., Ahuja, R., Grimm J., Schüler, S., Müller, A., Angenstein, F., Ahmed T., Diesler, A., Moser, M., tom Dieck, S., Spessert, R., Boeckers, T.M., Faessler, R., Hübner, C.A., Balschun, D., Gloveli, T., Kessels, M.M., Qualmann, B., Proper synaptic vesicle formation and neuronal network activity critically rely on syndapin I. EMBO J. 30(24): 4955-69 (2011); v.30(24); 2011 Dec 14, PMC3243622

Spiwoks-Becker, I., Wolloscheck, T., Rickes, O., Kelleher, D., Rohleder, N., Weyer, V., Spessert, R., (2011) Phosphodiesterase10A in the rat pineal gland: Localization, daily and seasonal regulation of expression and influence on signal transduction. Neuroendocrinology, 94:113-123 (2011)

Wolloscheck, T., Spiwoks-Becker, I., Rickes, O., Holthues, H., Spessert, R., (2011) Phosphodiesterase10A: Abundance and circadian regulation in the retina and photoreceptor of the rat. Brain Res. 1376: 42-50

Ackermann M, Carvajal IM, Morse BA, Moreta M, O'Neil S, Konerding MA; Adnectin CT-322 inhibits tumor growth and affects microvascular architecture and function in Colo205 tumor xenografts; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY. 2011; 38(1): 71-80. Article

Ackermann M, Wolloscheck T, Wellmann A, Li VCW, Li WW, Konerding MA; Priming with a Combination of Proangiogenic Growth Factors Enhances Wound Healing in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes in Mice. EUROPEAN SURGICAL RESEARCH. 2011; 47(2): 81-89. Article

Ackermann M, Wolloscheck T, Wellmann A, Li VW, Li WW, Konerding MA; Priming with a combination of proangiogenic growth factors improves wound healing in normoglycemic mice; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MEDICINE. 2011; 27(5): 647-653. Article

Gibney BC, Lee GS, Houdek JP, Lin M, Miele LF, Konerding MA. Dynamic determination of oxygenation and lung compliance in murine pneumonectomy. EXPERIMENTAL LUNG RESEARCH. 2011; 37(5): 301-309. Article

Konerding MA, Bohn M, Wolloscheck T, Batke B, Holste JL. Maximum forces acting on the abdominal wall: Experimental validation of a theoretical modeling in a human cadaver study. MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS. 2011; 33(6): 789-792. Article

Konerding WS, Brunke J, Schehka S, Zimmermann E. Is acoustic evaluation in a non-primate mammal, the tree shrew, affected by context? ANIMAL COGNITION. 2011; 14(6): 787-795. Article

Lee GS, Filipovic N, Lin M, Gibney BC, Simpson DC, Konerding MA. Intravascular Pillars and Pruning in the Extraembryonic Vessels of Chick Embryos. DEVELOPMENTAL DYNAMICS. 2011; 240(6): 1335-1343. Article

Lin M, Chamoto K, Gibney BC, Lee GS, Collings-Simpson D, Houdek J, Konerding MA. Angiogenesis gene expression in murine endothelial cells during post-pneumonectomy lung growth. RESPIRATORY RESEARCH. 2011; 12: -. Article

Medinger M, Esser N, Soltau J, Lehmann KM, Konerding MA, Wolloscheck T. Antitumor effect of the vascular-disrupting agent ZD6126 in a murine renal cell carcinoma model. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY. 2011; 38(2): 455-464. Article

Winkler B, Muller-Schweinitzer E, Elezi F, Grussenmeyer T, Rueter F, Konerding MA. Effects of the Novel Polymer Gel LeGoo on Human Internal Thoracic Arteries. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY. 2011; 92(6): 2235-2239. Article

Erba P, Ogawa R, Ackermann M, Adini A, Miele LF, Konerding MA; Angiogenesis in Wounds Treated by Microdeformational Wound Therapy; ANNALS OF SURGERY. 2011; 253(2): 402-409. Article

Forstemann T, Trzewik J, Holste J, Batke B, Konerding MA; Forces and deformations of the abdominal wall-A mechanical and geometrical approach to the linea alb; JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS. 2011; 44(4): 600-606. Article

Hohendorff B, Weidermann C, Pollinger P, Burkhart KJ, Konerding MA. Entrapment of adult fingers between window glass and seal entry of a motor vehicle side door: An experimental study for investigation of the force at the subjective pain threshold
JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS. 2011; 44(11): 2158-2161. Article;

Schneider, K., Tippmann, S., Spiwoks-Becker, I., Holthues, H., Wolloscheck, T., Spatkowski, G., Engel, L., Frederiksen, U., Spessert, R., (2010) Unique clockwork in photoreceptor of rat., J. Neurochem. 115: 585-594

Atwood RC, Lee PD, Konerding MA, Rockett P, Mitchell CA. Quantitation of Microcomputed Tomography-Imaged Ocular Microvasculature. MICROCIRCULATION. 2010; 17(1): 59-68

Kelleher DK, Vaupel P. No Sustained Improvement in Tumor Oxygenation After Localized Mild Hyperthermia. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 2010; 662: 393-398. Proceedings Paper

Piazena H, Kelleher DK. Effects of Infrared-A Irradiation on Skin: Discrepancies in Published Data Highlight the Need for an Exact Consideration of Physical and Photobiological Laws and Appropriate Experimental Settings. PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY. 2010; 86(3): 687-705. Article

Vaupel P, Kelleher DK, Hoeckel M. Tumor Hypoxia as a Function of Hemoglobin Concentration and Tumor Perfusion. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS. 2010; 76(3): 958-959. Letter

Vaupel PW, Kelleher DK. Pathophysiological and vascular characteristics of tumours and their importance for hyperthermia: Heterogeneity is the key issue. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYPERTHERMIA. 2010; 26(3): 211-223. Article

Clausen N, Wolloscheck T, Konerding MA. How to optimize autonomic nerve preservation in total mesorectal excision: clinical topography and morphology of pelvic nerves and fasciae, World J Surg. 2008; 32(8): 1768-75

Filipovic N, Tsuda A, Lee GS, Miele LF, Lin M, Konerding MA, Mentzer SJ. Computational flow dynamics in a geometric model of intussusceptive angiogenesis, MICROVASCULAR RESEARCH. 2009; 78(3): 286-293

Folarin AA, Konerding MA, Timonen J, Nagl S, Pedley RB. Three-dimensional analysis of tumour vascular corrosion casts using stereoimaging and micro-computed tomography, MICROVASCULAR RESEARCH. 2010; 80(1): 89-98

Gockel I, Domeyer M, Wolloscheck T, Konerding MA, Junginger T. Resection of the mesopancreas (RMP): a new surgical classification of a known anatomical space. World J Surg. 2007; 5: 44

Hohendorff B, Weidermann C, Burkhart KJ, Rommens PM, Prommersberger KJ, Konerding MA. Lengths, girths, and diameters of children's fingers from 3 to 10 years of age. ANNALS OF ANATOMY-ANATOMISCHER ANZEIGER. 2010; 192(3): 156-161

Holzbach T, Neshkova I, Vlaskou D, Konerding MA, Gansbacher B, Biemer E, Giunta RE. Searching for the right timing of surgical delay: angiogenesis, vascular endothelial growth factor and perfusion changes in a skin-flap model. JOURNAL OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY. 2009; 62(11): 1534-1542

Holzbach T, Vlaskou D, Neshkova I, Konerding MA, Wortler K, Mykhaylyk O, Gansbacher B, Machens HG, Plank C, Giunta RE
Non-viral VEGF(165) gene therapy - magnetofection of acoustically active magnetic lipospheres ('magnetobubbles') increases tissue survival in an oversized skin flap model. JOURNAL OF CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE. 2010; 14(3): 587-599

Knappe UJ, Konerding MA, Schoenmayr R. Medial wall of the cavernous sinus: microanatomical diaphanoscopic and episcopic investigation. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009; 151(8): 961-7; discussion 967

Konerding MA, Arlt F, Wellmann A, Li V, Li W. Impact of combinatory growth factor application on rabbit Achilles tendon injury with operative versus conservative treatment: A pilot study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MEDICINE. 2010; 25(2): 217-224

Konerding MA, Turhan A, Ravnic DJ, Lin M, Fuchs C, Secomb TW, Tsuda A, Mentzer SJ. Inflammation-Induced Intussusceptive Angiogenesis in Murine Colitis. ANATOMICAL RECORD-ADVANCES IN INTEGRATIVE ANATOMY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY. 2010; 293(5): 849-857

Lee GS, Miele LF, Turhan A, Lin M, Hanidziar D, Konerding MA, Mentzer SJ. Spatial calibration of structured illumination fluorescence microscopy using capillary tissue phantoms. Microsc Res Tech. 2009; 72(2): 85-92

Miele LF, Turhan A, Lee GS, Lin M, Ravnic D, Tsuda A, Konerding MA, Mentzer SJ. Blood Flow Patterns Spatially Associated with Platelet Aggregates in Murine Colitis. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2009; 292(8): 1143-1153

Ravnic DJ, Konerding M, Pratt JP, Wolloscheck T, Huss HT, Mentzer SJ. Inflammation-responsive focal constrictors in the mouse ear microcirculation. J Anat. 2006; 209(6): 807-16

Ravnic DJ, Konerding MA, Huss HT, Wolloscheck T, Pratt JP, Mentzer SJ. Murine Microvideo Endoscopy of the Colonic Microcirculation. J Surg Res. 2007; 142(1): 97-103

Ravnic DJ, Konerding MA, Pratt JP, Wolloscheck T, Huss HT, Mentzer SJ. The murine bronchopulmonary microcirculation in hapten-induced inflammation. J Thorac Cardiov Sur. 2007; 133(1): 97-103

Ravnic DJ, Konerding MA, Tsuda A, Huss HT, Wolloscheck T, Pratt JP, Mentzer SJ. Structural adaptations in the murine colon microcirculation associated with hapten-induced inflammation. Gut. 2007; 56(4): 518-23

Silvan U, Arlucea J, Andrade R, Diez-Torre A, Silio M, Konerding MA, Arechaga J. Angiogenesis and vascular network of teratocarcinoma from embryonic stem cell transplant into seminiferous tubules. Br J Cancer. 2009; 101(1): 64-70Tsuda A,

Turhan A, Konerding M, Ravnic D, Hanidziar D, Lin M, Mentzer SJ. Bimodal oscillation frequencies of blood flow in the inflammatory colon microcirculation. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2009; 292(1): 65-72

Turhan A, Lin M, Lee GS, Miele LF, Tsuda A, Konerding MA, Mentzer SJ. Vascular microarchitecture of murine colitis-associated lymphoid angiogenesis.

Wolloscheck T, Konerding MA. Dimensions of the myopectineal orifice: a human cadaver study. HERNIA. 2009; 13(6): 639-642

Wolloscheck T, Ravnic D, Konerding MA. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Mikrogefässdarstellung. Handch. Mikrochir Plast Ch. 2005; 37(6): 408-14

Yue S, Lee PD, Poologasundarampillai G, Yao ZZ, Rockett P, Devlin AH, Mitchell CA, Konerding MA, Jones JR. Synchrotron X-ray microtomography for assessment of bone tissue scaffolds. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN MEDICINE. 2010; 21(3): 847-853

Spiwoks-Becker, I., Maus, C., tom Dieck, S., Fejtová, A., Engel, L., Wolloscheck, T., Wolfrum, U., Vollrath, L., Spessert, R., (2008) Active zone proteins are dynamically associated with synaptic ribbons in rat pinealocytes. Cell Tissue Res. 333: 185-9

Bai, L., Zimmer, S., Rickes, O., Rohleder, N., Holthues, H., Engel, L., Leube, R., Spessert, R., (2008) Daily oscillation of gene expression in the retina is phase-advanced with respect to the pineal gland. Brain Res. 1203: 89-96

Mathes, A., Engel, L., Holthues H., Wolloscheck, T., Spessert, R., (2007) Daily profile in melanopsin transcripts depends on seasonal lighting conditions in rat retina. J. Neuroendocrinol. 19: 952-957

Spessert, R., Gupta, B.B.P., Rohleder, N., Gerhold, S., Engel, L., (2006) Cyclic AMP-inducible genes respond uniformly to seasonal lighting conditions in the rat pineal. Neuroscience 143: 607-613

Rohleder, N., Langer, C., Maus, C., Spiwoks-Becker, I., Emser, A.,  Engel, L., Spessert, R., (2006) Influence of photoperiodic history on clock genes and the circadian pacemaker in the rat retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 23: 105-111

Peschke, E., Frese, T., Chankiewitz, E., Peschke, D., Preiss, U., Schneyer, U., Spessert, R., Mühlbauer, E., (2006) Diabetic Goto Kakizaki rats as well as type 1- and type 2-diabetic patients show a decreased diurnal serum melatonin level and an increased pancreatic melatonin receptor status. J. Pineal Res. 40: 135-143

Engel, L., Lorenzkowski, V., Langer, C., Rohleder, N., Spessert, R., (2005) The photoperiod entrains the molecular clock of the rat pineal gland. Eur. J. Neurosci. 21: 2297-2304

Engel, L., Gupta, B.B.P., Lorenzkowski, V., Heinrich, B., Schwerdtle, I., Gerhold, S., Holthues, H., Vollrath, L., Spessert, R., (2005) Fos-related antigene 2 (Fra-2) memorizes photoperiod in the rat pineal gland. Neuroscience 132: 511-518

Spessert, R. (2005) Photoperiodismus beim Säuger: Die Rolle von Melatonin. Abhandlungen der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leibzig, Band 63, Heft 2: 57-75

Holthues, H., Engel, L., Spessert, R., Vollrath, L., (2005) Circadian gene expression patterns of melanopsin and pinopsin in the chick pineal gland. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 326: 160-165

Gupta, B.B.P., Spessert, R., Vollrath, L., (2005) Molecular components and mechanism of adrenergic signal transduction in mammalian pineal gland: regulation of melatonin synthesis. Indian J. Exp. Biol. 43: 115-149

Engel, L., Vollrath, L., Spessert, R., (2004) Arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase gene expression in retina and pineal gland of rats under various photoperiods. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 318(4): 983-6

Engel, L., Mathes, A., Schwerdtle, I., Heinrich, B., Pogorzelski, B., Holthues, H., Vollrath, L., Spessert, R., (2004) Rat pineal arylalkylamine-N-acetyltransferase: cyclic AMP inducibility of its gene depends on prior entrained photoperiod. Brain Res. Mol. Brain Res. 123(1-2): 45-55