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Originalarbeiten (2005-2009)

  • von Uckermann G, Büschges A. Premotor interneurons in the local control of stepping motor output for the stick insect single middle leg. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Sep;102(3):1956-75. Epub 2009 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 19605613.

  • Gruhn M, von Uckermann G, Westmark S, Wosnitza A, Büschges A, Borgmann A. Control of stepping velocity in the stick insect Carausius morosus. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Aug;102(2):1180-92. Epub 2009 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 19535483; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2724343.

  • Hooper SL, Guschlbauer C, Blümel M, Rosenbaum P, Gruhn M, Akay T, Büschges A. Neural control of unloaded leg posture and of leg swing in stick insect, cockroach, and mouse differs from that in larger animals. J Neurosci. 2009 Apr 1;29(13):4109-19. PubMed PMID: 19339606.

  • Borgmann A, Hooper SL, Büschges A. Sensory feedback induced by front-leg stepping entrains the activity of central pattern generators in caudal segments of the stick insect walking system. J Neurosci. 2009 Mar 4;29(9):2972-83. highlighted in: Current Biology, 2009, Vol.19(9), R372. PubMed PMID: 19261892.

  • Gruhn M, Zehl L, Büschges A. Straight walking and turning on a slippery surface. J Exp Biol. 2009 Jan;212(Pt 2):194-209. highlighted in: Journal of Experimental Biology, 2009, “Inside JEB”, 10.1242/jeb.028167. PubMed PMID: 19112138.

  • Mentel T, Cangiano L, Grillner S, Büschges A. Neuronal substrates for state-dependent changes in coordination between motoneuron pools during fictive locomotion in the lamprey spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2008 Jan 23;28(4):868-79. PubMed PMID: 18216195.

  • Mentel T, Weiler V, Büschges A, Pflüger HJ. Activity of neuromodulatory neurones during stepping of a single insect leg. J Insect Physiol. 2008 Jan;54(1):51-61. Epub 2007 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 17931650.

  • Hooper SL, Guschlbauer C, von Uckermann G, Büschges A. Slow temporal filtering may largely explain the transformation of stick insect (Carausius morosus) extensor motor neuron activity into muscle movement. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Sep;98(3):1718-32. Epub 2007 Jul 11.
    PubMed PMID: 17625056.

  • Borgmann A, Scharstein H, Büschges A. Intersegmental coordination: influence of a single walking leg on the neighboring segments in the stick insect walking system. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Sep;98(3):1685-96. Epub 2007 Jun 27. PubMed PMID:17596420.

  • Akay T, Ludwar BCh, Göritz ML, Schmitz J, Büschges A. Segment specificity of load signal processing depends on walking direction in the stick insect leg muscle control system. J Neurosci. 2007 Mar 21;27(12):3285-94. highlighted in: Current Biology, 2007, Vol.17(2), R462PubMed PMID: 17376989.

  • Guschlbauer C, Scharstein H, Büschges A. The extensor tibiae muscle of the stick insect: biomechanical properties of an insect walking leg muscle. J Exp Biol. 2007 Mar;210(Pt 6):1092-108. PubMed PMID: 17337721.

  • Hooper SL, Guschlbauer C, von Uckermann G, Büschges A. Different motor neuron spike patterns produce contractions with very similar rises in graded slow muscles. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Feb;97(2):1428-44. Epub 2006 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 17167058.

  • Gabriel, J.P., Büschges, A. (2007) Generation and Control of Stepping Velocity in the Single Leg of a Stick Insect Walking on a Treadmill. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B 365: 251-271 

  • Akay T, Büschges A. Load signals assist the generation of movement-dependent reflex reversal in the femur-tibia joint of stick insects. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Dec;96(6):3532-7. Epub 2006 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 16956989.

  • Gruhn, M., Hofmann, O., Dübbert, M., Scharstein, H., Büschges, A. (2006) Tethered Stick Insect Walking: A modified Slippery Surface Setup with Optomotor Stimulation and Electrical Monitoring of Tarsal Contact. J. Neurosci. Methods 158: 195-206 

  • Stein W, Büschges A, Bässler U. Intersegmental transfer of sensory signals in the stick insect leg muscle control system. J Neurobiol. 2006 Sep 15;66(11):1253-69. PubMed PMID: 16902990.

  • Gruhn M, Hoffmann O, Dübbert M, Scharstein H, Büschges A. Tethered stick insect walking: a modified slippery surface setup with optomotor stimulation and electrical monitoring of tarsal contact. J Neurosci Methods. 2006 Dec 15;158(2):195-206. Epub 2006 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 16824615.

  • Hooper SL, Guschlbauer C, von Uckermann G, Büschges A. Natural neural output that produces highly variable locomotory movements. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Oct;96(4):2072-88. Epub 2006 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 16775206.

  • Mentel T, Krause A, Pabst M, El Manira A, Büschges A. Activity of fin muscles and fin motoneurons during swimming motor pattern in the lamprey. Eur J Neurosci. 2006 Apr;23(8):2012-26. PubMed PMID: 16630049.

  • Ludwar B.C., Westmark S, Büschges A, Schmidt J. Modulation of membrane potential in mesothoracic moto- and interneurons during stick insect front-leg walking. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Oct;94(4):2772-84. Epub 2005 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 16000520.

Übersichtsartikel und Buchartikel (2005-2009)

  • Büschges, A., Gruhn, M. (2008) Mechanosensory feedback in walking: from joint control to locomotory patterns. Advances in Insect Physiology. 34: 194-234*

  • Ritzmann RE, Büschges A. Adaptive motor behavior in insects. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2007 Dec;17(6):629-36. Epub 2008 Mar 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 18308559*

  • Büschges A, Akay T, Gabriel JP, Schmidt J. Organizing network action for locomotion: insights from studying insect walking. Brain Res Rev. 2008 Jan;57(1):162-71. Epub 2007 Aug 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 17888515.*

  • Gabriel JP, Büschges A. Control of stepping velocity in a single insect leg during walking. Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2007 Jan 15;365(1850):251-71. Review. PubMed PMID: 17148059.

  • Ritzmann, R.E., Büschges, A. (2007) In: Invertebrate Neurobiology, G. North & R. Greenspan (eds.), Chapter: Walking, Cole Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. p 229-250.*

  • Büschges, A., DiCaprio, R.A. (2007) In: Handbook of Senses, Volume 5 – Somatosensation, Basbaum & J. Kaas (eds.), Chapter 15: Somatosensation in Invertebrates. Elsevier*

  • Pearson K, Ekeberg O, Büschges A. Assessing sensory function in locomotor systems using neuro-mechanical simulations. Trends Neurosci. 2006 Nov;29(11):625-31. Epub 2006 Sep 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 16956675.*

  • Kiehn, O., Büschges, A., Duch, C., Grillner, S., Isa, T., Lansner, A., Pflüger, H.-J., Richter, D.W., Sillar, K.T., Smith, J., Sparks, D.L. (2005) Group Report: Microcircuits in Motor Systems, in: Grillner, S. et al. (eds.): Microcircuits: The Interface between Neurons and Global Brain Function. Dahlem Workshop Report 93. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press: pp. 77-103* 

  • Pflüger, J., Büschges, A. (2005) Neuromodulation of Microcircuits in Motor Systems of Invertebrates, in: Grillner, S. et al. (eds.): Microcircuits: The Interface between Neurons and Global Brain Function. Dahlem Workshop Report 93. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, pp. 59-76

  • Büschges, A. (2005) Neuronale Mechanismen der Gelenkkopplung bei Einzelbeinbewegungen von Insekten, in: F. Pfeiffer & H. Cruse: Autonomes Laufen. 295 S. SPRINGER, BERLIN, pp. 241-259

  • Büschges A. Sensory control and organization of neural networks mediating coordination of multisegmental organs for locomotion. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Mar;93(3):1127-35. Review. PubMed PMID: 15738270.*

*peer reviewed