Dr. Lukas Y. Wick

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Dr. Lukas Y. Wick
Head of Working Group Bioavailability
Deputy of the Head of Department

Department of Environmental Microbiology
Working Group Bioavailability
Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 235-1316
Fax +49 341 235-451316
lukas.wick@ufz.de

Lukas Wick

CV / Scientific Career

Education

1989

Diploma Chemistry; University of Basel, Switzerland

1994

Ph.D., M.A. Organic Chemistry; University of Basel, Switzerland

2010

Master of Management, Malik MZSG, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Professional experience

1990-1994

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Department of Chemistry.
Expertise: Synthetic bio-organic Chemistry

1995-1997

Post-Doctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (MA), USA. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Expertise: Environmental Chemistry/Chemodynamics

1998

Research Associate, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG), Dübendorf, Switzerland. Department of Microbiology.
Expertise: Environmental Microbiology/Chemistry

1999-2004

Senior Research Associate, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne; Laboratory of Soil Science.
Expertise: Soil Microbiology; Pollutant bioavailability.

since 2004

Head of Group, Deputy of the Head of Department, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ; Department of Environmental Microbiology. Member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the UFZ.


Research interests

Our expertise relates to the mechanistic, quantitative description of the ecology, physiology and physico-chemistry of the microbial transformation of organic contaminants for improved environmental biotechnology.

Specific research activities cover the

  • Ecophysiology and biophysics of contaminant bioavailability at biogeochemical interfaces.
  • Deposition and subsurface transport of microbes (bacteria/phages) and their impact on the ecology of contaminant biodegradation.
  • Fungal biotechnology: Ecology-based soil remediation based on the catabolic activation of bacteria by fungi.
  • Bacteria Fungus Interactions and mycosphere processes: Drivers of soil ecosystem functioning.
  • Electro-bioremediation: Stimulation of contaminant biotransformation by weak electric fields.

Co-operations / Projects

  • 2014-2020: Controlling Chemicals's Fate (POFIII Project of the Helmholtz Association: CCF)
  • 2015-2018: Elucidation of Extremophilic Fungal-Bacterial interactions in Biodegradation of OCPs and Bioremediation of contaminated sites (Extreme-BFI)- (Project: DAAD)
  • 2016-2017: Electrokinetic Control of Bacterial Deposition and Sorption of Chemicals to Surfaces (ELECTROKIN) - (Project: DAAD)
  • 2010-2015: Biotic and abiotic factores that drive the function of microbial communities at biogeochemical interfaces: Deutsche Forschungs Gemeinschaft - DFG (SPP1315/2): SPP1315
  • 2017-2020: The Helmholtz Alberta Initiative (HAI): Predicting and managing the synergy of multiple stress - Chemicals and environmental stressors (BMBF-Project: HAI)
  • 2013-2017: Phages as vectors and indicators of biological information in the Earth‘s Critical Zone: Deutsche Forschungs Gemeinschaft - Collaborative Research Centre AquaDiva (CRC AquaDiva (AquaDiva): AquaDiva
  • 2015-2017: Pikasa - Evaluierung des technischen Potenzials von Pilz-Bakterien Interaktionen zur ökologiebasierten Sanierung von großflächigen Kerosinverunreinigungen im Kapillarsaum. Funding: AiF Projekt GmbH
  • 2016-2019: Role of compost derived fungi for the colonization of the rhizosphere of table grapes by plant beneficial bacteria (Universidad de La Frontera; Prof. Milko A. Jorquera and Susett Gonzalez, Temuco, Chile)

Publications (peer review articles and book chapters)


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2017 (12)

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2017 (12)

  • Guo, Y., Stärk, H.-J., Hause, G., Schmidt, M., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., Müller, S., (2017):
    Heterogenic response of prokaryotes toward silver nanoparticles and ions is facilitated by phenotypes and attachment of silver aggregates to cell surfaces
    Cytom. Part A
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  • Guo, Y., Stärk, H.-J., Hause, G., Schmidt, M., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., Müller, S., (2017):
    Heterogenic response of prokaryotes toward silver nanoparticles and ions is facilitated by phenotypes and attachment of silver aggregates to cell surfaces
    Cytom. Part A
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  • Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2017):
    Determining the tendency of microorganisms to interact with hydrocarbon phases
    In: McGenity, T.J., Timmis, K.N., Nogales, B., (eds.)
    Hydrocarbon and lipid microbiology protocols : activities and phenotypes
    Springer Protocols Handbooks
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, p. 43 - 53
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  • Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., Schlosser, D., (2017):
    The fungal community in organically polluted systems
    In: Dighton, J., White, J.F., (eds.)
    The fungal community : its organization and role in the ecosystem, 4th revised ed.
    CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, p. 459 - 469
  • Inostroza, N.G., Barra, P.J., Wick, L.Y., Mora, M.L., Jorquera, M.A., (2017):
    Effect of rhizobacterial consortia from undisturbed arid- and agro-ecosystems on wheat growth under different conditions
    Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 64 (2), 158 - 163
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  • Kallies, R., Kiesel, B., Schmidt, M., Kacza, J., Ghanem, N., Narr, A., Zopfi, J., Wick, L.Y., Hackermüller, J., Harms, H., Chatzinotas, A., (2017):
    Complete genome sequence of Pseudoalteromonas phage vB_PspS-H40/1 (formerly H40/1) that infects Pseudoalteromonas sp. strain H40 and is used as biological tracer in hydrological transport studies
    Stand. Genomic Sci. 12 , art. 20
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  • König, S., Worrich, A., Centler, F., Wick, L.Y., Miltner, A., Kästner, M., Thullner, M., Frank, K., Banitz, T., (2017):
    Modelling functional resilience of microbial ecosystems: Analysis of governing processes
    Environ. Modell. Softw. 89 , 31 - 39
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  • Otto, S., Bruni, E.P., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2017):
    Catch me if you can: dispersal and foraging of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus 109J along mycelia
    ISME J. 11 (2), 386 - 393
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  • Otto, S., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2017):
    Effects of predation and dispersal on bacterial abundance and contaminant biodegradation
    FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 93 , fiw241
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  • Pronk, G.J., Heister, K., Vogel, C., Babin, D., Bachmann, J., Ding, G.-C., Ditterich, F., Gerzabek, M.H., Giebler, J., Hemkemeyer, M., Kandeler, E., Mouvenchery, Y.K., Miltner, A., Poll, C., Schaumann, G.E., Smalla, K., Steinbach, A., Tanuwidjaja, I., Tebbe, C.C., Wick, L.Y., Woche, S.K., Totsche, K.U., Schloter, M., Kögel-Knabner, I., (2017):
    Interaction of minerals, organic matter, and microorganisms during biogeochemical interface formation as shown by a series of artificial soil experiments
    Biol. Fert. Soils 53 (1), 9 - 22
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  • Schlosser, D., Wick, L.Y., (2017):
    Cultivation of hydrocarbon-degrading fungi
    In: McGenity, T.J., Timmis, K.N., Nogales, B., (eds.)
    Handbook of hydrocarbon and lipid microbiology
    Springer Protocols Handbooks
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, p. 1 - 13
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  • Wick, L.Y., Otto, S., Holliger, C., (2017):
    Two-phase cultivation techniques for hydrocarbon-degrading microorganisms
    In: McGenity, T.J., Timmis, K.N., Nogales, B., (eds.)
    Handbook of hydrocarbon and lipid microbiology
    Springer Protocols Handbooks
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, p. 1 - 11
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2016 (11)

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2016 (11)

  • Banitz, T., Frank, K., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., Johst, K., (2016):
    Spatial metrics as indicators of biodegradation benefits from bacterial dispersal networks
    Ecol. Indic. 60 , 54 - 63
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  • Berthold, T., Centler, F., Hübschmann, T., Remer, R., Thullner, M., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2016):
    Mycelia as a focal point for horizontal gene transfer among soil bacteria
    Sci. Rep. 6 , art. 36390
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  • Brussaard, C.P.D., Peperzak, L., Beggah, S., Wick, L.Y., Wuerz, B., Weber, J., Arey, J.S., van der Burg, B., Jonas, A., Huisman, J., van der Meer, J.R., (2016):
    Immediate ecotoxicological effects of short-lived oil spills on marine biota
    Nat. Commun. 7 , art. 11206
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  • de Carvalho, C.C.C.R., Fischer, M.A., Kirsten, S., Würz, B., Wick, L.Y., Heipieper, H.J., (2016):
    Adaptive response of Rhodococcus opacus PWD4 to salt and phenolic stress on the level of mycolic acids
    AMB Express 6 , art. 66
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  • Ghanem, N., Kiesel, B., Kallies, R., Harms, H., Chatzinotas, A., Wick, L.Y., (2016):
    Marine phages as tracers: effects of size, morphology, and physico–chemical surface properties on transport in a porous medium
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 50 (23), 12816 - 12824
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  • Khan, A.M., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., Thullner, M., (2016):
    Biodegradation of vapor-phase toluene in unsaturated porous media: Column experiments
    Environ. Pollut. 211 , 325 - 331
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  • Otto, S., Banitz, T., Thullner, M., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2016):
    Effects of facilitated bacterial dispersal on the degradation and emission of a desorbing contaminant
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 50 (12), 6320 - 6326
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  • Simon, A., Bindschedler, S., Job, D., Wick, L.Y., Filippidou, S., Kooli, W.M., Verrecchia, E.P., Junier, P., (2016):
    Exploiting the fungal highway: Development of a novel tool for the in situ isolation of bacteria migrating along fungal mycelium
    FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 91 (11), fiv116
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  • Vila, T., Nazir, R., Rozental, S., dos Santos, G.M.P., Calixto, R.O.R., Barreto-Bergter, E., Wick, L.Y., van Elsas, J.D., (2016):
    The role of hydrophobicity and surface receptors at hyphae of Lyophyllum sp. strain Karsten in the interaction with Burkholderia terrae BS001 – Implications for interactions in soil
    Frontiers in Microbiology 7 , art. 1689
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  • Worrich, A., König, S., Banitz, T., Centler, F., Frank, K., Thullner, M., Harms, H., Miltner, A., Wick, L.Y., Kaestner, M., (2016):
    Bacterial dispersal promotes biodegradation in heterogeneous systems exposed to osmotic stress
    Frontiers in Microbiology 7 , art. 1214
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  • Worrich, A., König, S., Miltner, A., Banitz, T., Centler, F., Frank, K., Thullner, M., Harms, H., Kästner, M., Wick, L.Y., (2016):
    Mycelium-like networks increase bacterial dispersal, growth, and biodegradation in a model ecosystem at various water potentials
    Appl. Environ. Microb. 82 (10), 2902 - 2908
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2015 (9)
2014 (7)
2013 (8)
2012 (14)
2011 (7)
2010 (14)
2009 (7)
2008 (9)
2007 (7)
2006 (3)
2005 (3)
2004 (3)
2003 (4)
2002 (4)
2001 (2)

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2015 (9)

  • Šantl-Temkiv, T., Sahyoun, M., Finster, K., Hartmann, S., Augustin-Bauditz, S., Stratmann, F., Wex, H., Clauss, T., Woetmann Nielsen, N., Havskov Sørensen, J., Smith Korsholm, U., Wick, L.Y., Gosewinkel Karlson, U., (2015):
    Characterization of airborne ice-nucleation-active bacteria and bacterial fragments
    Atmos. Environ. 109 , 105 - 117
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  • Araya, K., Ugarte, A., Azócar, L., Valerio, O., Wick, L.Y., Ciudad, G., (2015):
    Whole cell three phase bioreactors allow for effective production of fatty acid alkyl esters derived from microalgae lipids
    Fuel 144 , 25 - 32
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  • El Amrani, A., Dumas, A.-S., Wick, L.Y., Yergeau, E., Berthomé, R., (2015):
    “Omics” insights into PAH degradation toward improved green remediation biotechnologies
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 49 (19), 11281 - 11291
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  • Gharasoo, M., Centler, F., van Cappellen, P., Wick, L.Y., Thullner, M., (2015):
    Kinetics of substrate biodegradation under the cumulative effects of bioavailability and self-inhibition
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 49 (9), 5529 - 5537
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  • Jimenez-Sanchez, C., Wick, L.Y., Cantos, M., Ortega-Calvo, J.-J., (2015):
    Impact of dissolved organic matter on bacterial tactic motility, attachment, and transport
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 49 (7), 4498 - 4505
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  • Qin, J., Moustafa, A., Harms, H., El-Din, M.G., Wick, L.Y., (2015):
    The power of power: electrokinetic control of PAH interactions with exfoliated graphite
    J. Hazard. Mater. 288 , 25 - 33
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  • Qin, J., Sun, X., Liu, Y., Berthold, T., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2015):
    Electrokinetic control of bacterial deposition and transport
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 49 (9), 5663 - 5671
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  • Stasik, S., Wick, L.Y., Wendt-Potthoff, K., (2015):
    Anaerobic BTEX degradation in oil sands tailings ponds: impact of labile organic carbon and sulfate-reducing bacteria
    Chemosphere 138 , 133 - 139
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  • Steinbach, A., Schulz, S., Giebler, J., Schulz, S., Pronk, G.J., Kögel-Knabner, I., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., Schloter, M., (2015):
    Clay minerals and metal oxides strongly influence the structure of alkane-degrading microbial communities during soil maturation
    ISME J. 9 (7), 1687 - 1691
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2014 (7)

  • Banitz, T., Johst, K., Wick, L.Y., Schamfuß, S., Harms, H., Frank, K., (2014):
    Corrigendum: Highways versus pipelines: contributions of two fungal transport mechanisms to efficient bioremediation (vol 5, pg 211, 2013)
    Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 6 (4), 414 - 414
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  • Fester, T., Giebler, J., Wick, L.Y., Schlosser, D., Kästner, M., (2014):
    Plant–microbe interactions as drivers of ecosystem functions relevant for the biodegradation of organic contaminants
    Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 27 , 168 - 175
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  • Giebler, J., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., Chatzinotas, A., (2014):
    Evaluating T-RFLP protocols to sensitively analyze the genetic diversity and community changes of soil alkane degrading bacteria
    Eur. J. Soil Biol. 65 , 107 - 113
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  • Gros, J., Nabi, D., Würz, B., Wick, L.Y., Brussaard, C.P.D., Huisman, J., van der Meer, J.R., Reddy, C.M., Arey, J.S., (2014):
    First day of an oil spill on the open sea: Early mass transfers of hydrocarbons to air and water
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 48 (16), 9400 - 9411
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  • Schamfuß, S., Neu, T.R., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2014):
    A whole cell bioreporter approach to assess transport and bioavailability of organic contaminants in water unsaturated systems
    J. Vis. Exp. 94 , e52334
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  • Wick, L.Y., Qin, J., (2014):
    Electrobioremediation of organic contaminants
    In: Kreysa, G., Ota, K.-I., Savinell, R.F., (eds.)
    Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry, Vol. 1: A - E
    Springer, New York, p. 392 - 397
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  • Zhang, N., Bashir, S., Qin, J., Schindelka, J., Fischer, A., Nijenhuis, I., Herrmann, H., Wick, L.Y., Richnow, H.H., (2014):
    Compound specific stable isotope analysis (CSIA) to characterize transformation mechanisms of α-hexachlorocyclohexane
    J. Hazard. Mater. 280 , 750 - 757
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2013 (8)

  • Banitz, T., Johst, K., Wick, L.Y., Schamfuß, S., Harms, H., Frank, K., (2013):
    Highways versus pipelines: contributions of two fungal transport mechanisms to efficient bioremediation
    Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 5 (2), 211 - 218
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  • Beketov, M.A., Cedergreen, N., Wick, L.Y., Kattwinkel, M., Duquesne, S., Liess, M., (2013):
    Sediment toxicity testing for prospective risk assessment - a new framework and how to establish it
    Hum. Ecol. Risk Assess. 19 (1), 98 - 117
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  • Giebler, J., Wick, L.Y., Chatzinotas, A., Harms, H., (2013):
    Alkane-degrading bacteria at the soil–litter interface: comparing isolates with T-RFLP-based community profiles
    FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 86 (1), 45 - 58
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  • Giebler, J., Wick, L.Y., Schloter, M., Harms, H., Chatzinotas, A., (2013):
    Evaluating the assignment of alkB terminal restriction fragments and sequence types to distinct bacterial taxa
    Appl. Environ. Microb. 79 (9), 3129 - 3132
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  • Naether, D., Slawtschew, S., Stasik, S., Engel, M., Olzog, M., Wick, L.Y., Timmis, K.N., Heipieper, H.J., (2013):
    Adaptation of hydrocarbonoclastic Alcanivorax borkumensis SK2 to alkanes and toxic organic compounds - a physiological and transcriptomic approach
    Appl. Environ. Microb. 79 (14), 4282 - 4293
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  • Schamfuß, S., Neu, T.R., van der Meer, J.R., Tecon, R., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2013):
    Impact of mycelia on the accessibility of fluorene to PAH-degrading bacteria
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (13), 6908 - 6915
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  • Thullner, M., Fischer, A., Richnow, H.-H., Wick, L.Y., (2013):
    Influence of mass transfer on stable isotope fractionation
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 97 (2), 441 - 452
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  • Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2013):
    Unterirdische Autobahnen: Pilze beim Schadstoffabbau
    Biospektrum 19 (7), 720 - 722
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2012 (14)

  • Baarfuss, R., Blum, N., Conrads, C., Flecker, J., Huber Brösamle, A., Köster, R., Strobel, K., Wick, L.Y., (Hrsg., 2012):
    Wirksames Management in der Wissenschaft : die eigene Arbeitsgruppe erfolgreich führen
    Campus, Frankfurt/Main, 176 S.
  • Banitz, T., Johst, K., Wick, L.Y., Fetzer, I., Harms, H., Frank, K., (2012):
    The relevance of conditional dispersal for bacterial colony growth and biodegradation
    Microb. Ecol. 63 (2), 339 - 347
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  • Baumgarten, T., Sperling, S., Seifert, J., von Bergen, M., Steiniger, F., Wick, L.Y., Heipieper, H.J., (2012):
    Membrane vesicle formation as a multiple-stress response mechanism enhances Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E cell surface hydrophobicity and biofilm formation
    Appl. Environ. Microb. 78 (17), 6217 - 6224
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  • Baumgarten, T., Vazquez, J.R., Bastisch, C., Veron, W., Feuilloley, M.G.J., Nietzsche, S., Wick, L.Y., Heipieper, H.J., (2012):
    Alkanols and chlorophenols cause different physiological adaptive responses on the level of cell surface properties and membrane vesicle formation in Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 93 (2), 837 - 845
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  • Flach, K., Hilbrich, I., Schiffmann, A., Gärtner, U., Krüger, M., Leonhardt, M., Waschipky, H., Wick, L., Arendt, T., Holzer, M., (2012):
    Tau oligomers impair artificial membrane integrity and cellular viability
    J. Biol. Chem. 287 (52), 43223 - 43233
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  • Furuno, S., Foss, S., Wild, E., Jones, K.C., Semple, K.T., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2012):
    Mycelia promote active transport and spatial dispersion of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 46 (10), 5463 - 5470
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  • Furuno, S., Remer, R., Chatzinotas, A., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2012):
    Use of mycelia as paths for the isolation of contaminant-degrading bacteria from soil
    Microb. Biotechnol. 5 (1), 142 - 148
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  • Hanzel, J., Thullner, M., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2012):
    Walking the tightrope of bioavailability: growth dynamics of PAH degraders on vapour-phase PAH
    Microb. Biotechnol. 5 (1), 79 - 86
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  • Jimenez-Sanchez, C., Wick, L.Y., Ortega-Calvo, J.-J., (2012):
    Chemical effectors cause different motile behavior and deposition of bacteria in porous media
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 46 (12), 6790 - 6797
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  • Pucci, G.N., Acuña, A.J., Wick, L., Pucci, O.H., (2012):
    The use of electrobioremediation in hydrocarbon release and bioremediation
    IJCR 4 (12), 451 - 454
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  • Pucci, G.N., Acuña, A.J., Wick, L.Y., Pucci, O.H., (2012):
    Electrobioremediation of Patagonian soils contaminated with hydrocarbons
    Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta 30 (5), 361 - 370
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  • Schulz, S., Giebler, J., Chatzinotas, A., Wick, L.Y., Fetzer, I., Welzl, G., Harms, H., Schloter, M., (2012):
    Plant litter and soil type drive abundance, activity and community structure of alkB harbouring microbes in different soil compartments
    ISME J. 6 (9), 1763 - 1774
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  • Schulz, S., Yuyunkina, T., Pagel, H., Wick, L.Y., Poll, C., Streck, T., Kandeler, E., Schloter, M., (2012):
    The influence of the herbicide 2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) on the mineralization of litter-derived alkanes and the abundance of the alkane monooxygenase gene (alkB) in the detritusphere of Pisum sativum (L.)
    Biol. Fert. Soils 48 (8), 933 - 940
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  • Wick, L.Y., Liess, M., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Schattenhofer, M., (2012):
    The Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative: UFZ contributions to sustainable oil sands tailings water management
    1st UFZ Energy Days 2012: 4-5 April 2012 ; book of abstracts
    UFZ-Bericht 6/2012
    Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, p. 51
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2011 (7)

  • Banitz, T., Fetzer, I., Johst, K., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., Frank, K., (2011):
    Assessing biodegradation benefits from dispersal networks
    Ecol. Model. 222 (14), 2552 - 2560
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  • Banitz, T., Wick, L.Y., Fetzer, I., Frank, K., Harms, H., Johst, K., (2011):
    Dispersal networks for enhancing bacterial degradation in heterogeneous environments
    Environ. Pollut. 159 (10), 2781 - 2788
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  • Ciudad, G., Reyes, I., Azócar, L., Briones, R., Jorquera, M., Wick, L.Y., Navia, R., (2011):
    Innovative approaches for effective selection of lipase-producing microorganisms as whole cell catalysts for biodiesel production
    New Biotech. 28 (4), 375 - 381
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  • Ciudad, G., Reyes, I., Jorquera, M.A., Azócar, L., Wick, L.Y., Navia, R., (2011):
    Novel three-phase bioreactor concept for fatty acid alkyl ester production using R. oryzae as whole cell catalyst
    World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 27 (11), 2505 - 2512
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  • Hanzel, J., Thullner, M., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2011):
    Microbial growth with vapor-phase substrate
    Environ. Pollut. 159 (4), 858 - 864
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  • Harms, H., Schlosser, D., Wick, L.Y., (2011):
    Untapped potential: exploiting fungi in bioremediation of hazardous chemicals
    Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 9 (3), 177 - 192
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  • Smith, K.E.C., Thullner, M., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2011):
    Dissolved organic carbon enhances the mass transfer of hydrophobic organic compounds from nonaqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) into the aqueous phase
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 45 (20), 8741 - 8747
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2010 (14)

  • Acuña, A.J., Pucci, G.N., Tonín, N., Wick, L., Pucci, O.H., (2010):
    Electrobiorremediación. Una tecnología en dessarrollo para la recuperación de suelos contaminados con hidrocarburos
    Ingeniería sanitaria y ambiental (105), 80 - 85
  • Acuña, A.J., Tonín, N., Pucci, G.N., Wick, L., Pucci, O.H., (2010):
    Electrobioremediation of an unsaturated soil contaminated with hydrocarbon after landfarming treatment
    Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta 28 (4), 253 - 263
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  • Altenburger, R., Berns, A.E., Bittens, M., Brack, W., Burauel, P., Centler, F., Daus, B., Goss, K.-U., Harms, H., Kopinke, F.-D., Kühnel, D., Liess, M., Mackenzie, K., Miltner, A., Thullner, M., Wennrich, R., Wick, L.Y., (2010):
    Chemicals in the environment (CITE). Report of the First Annual Conference of the Helmholtz research topic CITE
    UWSF 22 (4), 502 - 506
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  • Furuno, S., Päzolt, K., Rabe, C., Neu, T.R., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2010):
    Fungal mycelia allow chemotactic dispersal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in water-unsaturated systems
    Environ. Microbiol. 12 (6), 1391 - 1398
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  • Hanzel, J., Harms, H., Wick, L., (2010):
    Bacterial chemotaxis along vapor-phase gradients of naphthalene
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 44 (24), 9304 - 9310
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  • Harms, H., Smith, K.E.C., Wick, L.Y., (2010):
    Microorganism-hydrophobic compound interactions
    In: Timmis, K.N., McGenity, T., van den Meer, J.R., de Lorenzo, V., (eds.)
    Microbial utilization of hydrocarbons, oils and lipids
    Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Vol. 2, Part 7
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, p. 1479 - 1490
    Volltext (URL)
  • Harms, H., Smith, K.E.C., Wick, L.Y., (2010):
    Introduction: problems of hydrophobicity/bioavailability
    In: Timmis, K.N., McGenity, T., van den Meer, J.R., de Lorenzo, V., (eds.)
    Microbial utilization of hydrocarbons, oils and lipids
    Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Vol. 2, Part 7
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, p. 1439 - 1450
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  • Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., Smith, K.E.C., (2010):
    Matrix-hydrophobic compound interactions
    In: Timmis, K.N., McGenity, T., van den Meer, J.R., de Lorenzo, V., (eds.)
    Microbial utilization of hydrocarbons, oils and lipids
    Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Vol. 2, Part 7
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, p. 1467 - 1478
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  • Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2010):
    Determining the tendency of microorganisms to interact with hydrocarbon phases
    In: Timmis, K.N., McGenity, T., van den Meer, J.R., de Lorenzo, V., (eds.)
    Experimantal protocols and appendices
    Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Vol. 5, Part 2
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, p. 3631 - 3639
    Volltext (URL)
  • Lammirato, C., Miltner, A., Wick, L.Y., Kästner, M., (2010):
    Hydrolysis of cellobiose by β-glucosidase in the presence of soil minerals - Interactions at solid-liquid interfaces and effects on enzyme activity levels
    Soil Biol. Biochem. 42 (12), 2203 - 2210
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  • Nizzetto, L., Macleod, M., Borgå, K., Cabrerizo, A., Dachs, J., Di Guardo, A., Ghirardello, D., Hansen, K.M., Jarvis, A., Lindroth, A., Ludwig, B., Monteith, D., Perlinger, J.A., Scheringer, M., Schwendenmann, L., Semple, K.T., Wick, L.Y., Zhang, G., Jones, K.C., (2010):
    Past, present, and future controls on levels of persistent organic pollutants in the global environment. Understanding the legacy of persistent organic pollutants requires studying the transition from primary to secondary source control
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 44 (17), 6526 - 6531
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  • Thullner, M., De Biase, C., Hanzel, J., Reger, D., Wick, L., Oswald, S., van Afferden, M., Schmidt, A., Reiche, N., Jechalke, S., (2010):
    Assessing the fate of biodegradable volatile organic contaminants in unsaturated soil filter systems
    EGU General Assembly 2010, Vienna, Austria, 02–07 May 2010
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 12
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2010-13748
  • Wick, L.Y., Buchholz, F., Fetzer, I., Kleinsteuber, S., Härtig, C., Shi, L., Miltner, A., Harms, H., Pucci, G.N., (2010):
    Responses of soil microbial communities to weak electric fields
    Sci. Total Environ. 408 (20), 4886 - 4893
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  • Wick, L.Y., Furuno, S., Harms, H., (2010):
    Fungi as transport vectors for contaminants and contaminant-degrading bacteria
    In: Timmis, K.N., McGenity, T., van den Meer, J.R., de Lorenzo, V., (eds.)
    Microbial utilization of hydrocarbons, oils and lipids
    Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Vol. 2, Part 8
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, p. 1555 - 1561
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2009 (7)

  • Chrzanowski, Ł., Wick, L.Y., Meulenkamp, R., Kästner, M., Heipieper, H.J., (2009):
    Rhamnolipid biosurfactants decrease the toxicity of chlorinated phenols to Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E
    Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 48 (6), 756 - 762
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  • de Carvalho, C.C.C.R., Wick, L.Y., Heipieper, H.J., (2009):
    Cell wall adaptations of planktonic and biofilm Rhodococcus erythropolis cells to growth on C5 to C16 n -alkane hydrocarbons
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 82 (2), 311 - 320
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  • Kampara, M., Thullner, M., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2009):
    Impact of cell density on microbially induced stable isotope fractionation
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 81 (5), 977 - 985
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  • Smith, K.E.C., Thullner, M., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2009):
    Sorption to humic acids enhances polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon biodegradation
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 43 (19), 7205 - 7211
    Volltext (URL)
  • Thullner, M., Kampara, M., Richnow, H.H., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2009):
    Stable isotope fractionation as a tool to determine substrate bioavailability
    Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73 (13 Suppl.), A1329
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  • Wick, L.Y., (2009):
    Electrobioremediation of hydrophobic organic contaminants: effects, mechanisms, and interactions
    In: Reddy, K., Cameselle, C., (eds.)
    Electrochemical Remediation Technologies for Polluted Soils, Sediments and Groundwater
    Wiley, Chichester, p. 369 - 388
  • Wick, L.Y., (2009):
    Coupling electrokinetics to the bioremediation of organic contaminats: principles and fundamental interactions
    In: Reddy, K.R., Cameselle, C., (eds.)
    Electrochemical remediation technologies for polluted soils, sediments, and groundwater
    Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, p. 369 - 387
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2008 (9)

  • Feisthauer, S., Wick, L.Y., Kästner, M., Kaschabek, S., Schlömann, M., Richnow, H.H., (2008):
    Differences of heterotrophic 13CO2 assimilation by Pseudomonas knackmussii strain B13 and Rhodococcus opacus 1CP and potential impact on biomarker stable isotope probing
    Environ. Microbiol. 10 (6), 1641 - 1651
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  • Fredslund, L., Sniegowski, K., Wick, L.Y., Jacobsen, C.S., de Mot, R., Spingael, D., (2008):
    Surface motility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-degrading mycobacteria
    Res. Microbiol. 159 (4), 255 - 262
    Volltext (URL)
  • Kampara, M., Thullner, M., Richnow, H.H., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2008):
    Impact of bioavailability restrictions on microbially induced stable isotope fractionation. 2. Experimental evidence
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 (17), 6552 - 6558
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  • Shi, L., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2008):
    Electroosmotic flow stimulates the release of alginate-bound phenanthrene
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 (6), 2105 - 2110
    Volltext (URL)
  • Shi, L., Müller, S., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2008):
    Factors influencing the electrokinetic dispersion of PAH-degrading bacteria in a laboratory model aquifer
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 80 (3), 507 - 515
    Volltext (URL)
  • Shi, L., Müller, S., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2008):
    Effect of electrokinetic transport on the vulnerability of PAH-degrading bacteria in a model aquifer
    Environ. Geochem. Health 30 (2), 177 - 182
    Volltext (URL)
  • Shi, L., Müller, S., Loffhagen, N., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2008):
    Activity and viability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading Sphingomonas sp. LB126 in a DC-electrical field typical for electrobioremediation measures
    Microb. Biotechnol. 1 (1), 53 - 61
    Volltext (URL)
  • Thullner, M., Kampara, M., Richnow, H.H., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2008):
    Impact of bioavailability restrictions on microbially induced stable isotope fractionation. 1. Theoretical calculation
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 (17), 6544 - 6551
    Volltext (URL)
  • Velasco-Casal, P., Wick, L.Y., Ortega-Calvo, J.-J., (2008):
    Chemoeffectors decrease the deposition of chemotactic bacteria during transport in porous media
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 (4), 1131 - 1137
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2007 (7)

  • Buchholz, F., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., Maskow, T., (2007):
    The kinetics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) biodegradation assessed by isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC)
    Thermochim. Acta 458 (1-2), 47 - 53
    Volltext (URL)
  • Ortega-Calvo, J.-J., Ball, W.P., Schulin, R., Semple, K.T., Wick, L.Y., (2007):
    Bioavailability of pollutants and soil remediation
    J. Environ. Qual. 36 (5), 1383 - 1384
    Volltext (URL)
  • Semple, K.T., Doick, K.J., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2007):
    Microbial interactions with organic contaminants in soil: definitions, processes and measurement
    Environ. Pollut. 150 (1), 166 - 176
    Volltext (URL)
  • Shi, L., Günther, S., Hübschmann, T., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., Müller, S., (2007):
    Limits of propidium iodide as a cell viability indicator for environmental bacteria
    Cytom. Part A 71A (8), 592 - 598
    Volltext (URL)
  • Shi, L., Wick, L.Y., Günther, S., Harms, H., Müller, S., (2007):
    Flow cytometry analysis of the viability of pollutant degrading bacteria exposed to weak electric fields
    Cytom. Part A 71A (1), 52 - 53
    Volltext (URL)
  • Wick, L.Y., Remer, R., Würz, B., Reichenbach, J., Braun, S., Schäfer, F., Harms, H., (2007):
    Effect of fungal hyphae on the access of bacteria to phenanthrene in soil
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 41 (2), 500 - 505
    Volltext (URL)
  • Wick, L.Y., Shi, L., Harms, H., (2007):
    Electro-bioremediation of hydrophobic organic soil-contaminants: a review of fundamental interactions
    Electrochim. Acta 52 (10), 3441 - 3448
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2006 (3)

  • Baehler, E., de Werra, P., Wick, L.Y., Péchy-Tarr, M., Mathys, S., Maurhofer, M., Keel, C., (2006):
    Two novel MvaT-like global regulators control exoproduct formation and biocontrol activity in root-associated Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0
    Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 19 (3), 313 - 329
    Volltext (URL)
  • Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2006):
    Dispersing pollutant-degrading bacteria in contaminated soil without touching it
    Eng. Life Sci. 6 (3), 252 - 260
    Volltext (URL)
  • Neumann, G., Cornelissen, S., van Breukelen, F., Hunger, S., Lippold, H., Loffhagen, N., Wick, L.Y., Heipieper, H.J., (2006):
    Energetics and surface properties of Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E in a two-phase fermentation system with 1-decanol as second phase
    Appl. Environ. Microb. 72 (6), 4232 - 4238
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2005 (3)

  • Johnsen, A.R., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2005):
    Principles of microbial PAH-degradation in soil
    Environ. Pollut. 133 (1), 71 - 84
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  • Kohlmeier, S., Smits, T.H.M., Ford, R.M., Keel, C., Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2005):
    Taking the fungal highway: mobilization of pollutant-degrading bacteria by fungi
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 39 (12), 4640 - 4646
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  • Wells, M., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2005):
    Model polymer release system study of PAH bioaccessibility: the relationship between "Rapid" release and bioaccessibility
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 39 (4), 1055 - 1063
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2004 (3)

  • Harms, H., Wick, L.Y., (2004):
    Mobilisation of organic compounds and iron by microorganisms
    In: van Leeuwen, H.P., Köster, W., (eds.)
    Physicochemical kinetics and transport at biointerfaces
    IUPAC Series on Analytical and Physical Chemistry of Environmental Systems 9
    Wiley, Chichester, p. 401 - 444
  • Wells, M., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2004):
    Perspectives on modeling the release of hydrophobic organic contaminants drawn from model polymer release systems
    J. Mater. Chem. 14 (15), 2461 - 2472
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  • Wick, L.Y., Mattle, P.A., Wattiau, P., Harms, H., (2004):
    Electrokinetic transport of PAH-degrading bacteria in model aquifers and soil
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 38 (17), 4596 - 4602
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2003 (4)

  • Medilanski, E., Wick, L.Y., Wanner, O., Harms, H., (2003):
    Mutual influences of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Desulfovibrio desulfuricans on their adhesion to stainless steel
    Biofouling 19 (2), 125 - 132
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  • Smits, T.H.M., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., Keel, C., (2003):
    Characterization of the surface hydrophobicity of filamentous fungi
    Environ. Microbiol. 5 (2), 85 - 91
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  • Wick, L.Y., Pasche, N., Bernasconi, S.M., Pelz, O., Harms, H., (2003):
    Characterization of multiple-substrate utilization by anthracene-degrading Mycobacterium frederiksbergense LB501T
    Appl. Environ. Microb. 69 (10), 6133 - 6142
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  • Wick, L.Y., Pelz, O., Bernasconi, S.M., Andersen, N., Harms, H., (2003):
    Influence of the growth substrate on ester-linked phospho- and glycolipid fatty acids of PAH-degrading Mycobacterium sp. LB501T
    Environ. Microbiol. 5 (8), 672 - 680
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2002 (4)

  • Medilanski, E., Kaufmann, K., Wick, L.Y., Wanner, O., Harms, H., (2002):
    Influence of the surface topography of stainless steel on bacterial adhesion
    Biofouling 18 (3), 193 - 203
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  • Wick, L.Y., de Munain, A.R., Springael, D., Harms, H., (2002):
    Responses of Mycobacterium sp LB501T to the low bioavailability of solid anthracene
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 58 (3), 378 - 385
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  • Wick, L.Y., de Munain, A.R., Springael, D., Harms, H., (2002):
    Erratum to "Responses of Mycobacterium sp. LB501T to the low bioavailability of solid anthracene" (vol 58, pg 378, 2002)
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 58 (5), 683 - 683
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  • Wick, L.Y., Wattiau, P., Harms, H., (2002):
    Influence of the growth substrate on the mycolic acid profiles of mycobacteria
    Environ. Microbiol. 4 (10), 612 - 616
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2001 (2)

  • Garcia, J.M., Wick, L.Y., Harms, H., (2001):
    Influence of the nonionic surfactant Brij 35 on the bioavailability of solid and sorbed dibenzofuran
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 35 (10), 2033 - 2039
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  • Wick, L.Y., Colangelo, T., Harms, H., (2001):
    Kinetics of mass transfer-limited bacterial growth on solid PAHs
    Environ. Sci. Technol. 35 (2), 354 - 361
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 2000

  • Wick, L. Y., K. McNeill, M. Rojo, E. Medilanski, and P. M. Gschwend. Fate of benzene in a stratified lake receiving contaminated groundwater discharges from a Superfund site. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2000. 34: 4354-4362.


1998

  • Wick, L. Y., and P. M. Gschwend. Input and chemodynamic behavior of diphenylsulfone and ortho- and para-hydroxybiphenyl in a small lake receiving discharge from an adjacent Superfund site. Environ. Sci. Technol. 1998. 32: 1319-1328.
  • Wick, L. Y., and P. M. Gschwend. By-Products of a former phenol manufacturing site in a small lake adjacent to a Superfund site in the Aberjona Watershed. Environ. Health Perspect.. 1998. 106(4): 1069-1073.


1995

  • Wick, L., C. Tamm, and T. Boller. Synthesis of potential inhibitors of the ethylene biosynthesis: The diastereoisomers of 1-amino-2-bromocyclopropanecarboxylic Acid. Helv. Chim. Acta 1995. 78: 403-410.
  • Wick, L., C. Tamm, T. Boller, M. Neuemburger, and M. Zehnder. Synthesis and reactions of new 2-substituted 5-Phenyl-6-oxa-4-azaspiro (2,4)-hepten-7-one derivates. Tetrahedron 1995. 51: 10219-10230.