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  • Sánchez, Kristel F.; von Elert, E.; Monell, Kira; Calhoun, Siobhan; Maisha, Aniqa; McCreadie, Paige; Duffy, Meghan A. (2024): Inhibition of gut digestive proteases by cyanobacterial diets decreases infection in a Daphnia host–parasite system. In: Ecol Evol 14 (4), Artikel e11340.

  • Ahlers, Johanna; Hahn, Meike; Stockenreiter, Maria; Stibor, Herwig; von Elert, Eric (2024): Mesocosm experiments validate induction of Daphnia vertical migration by the fish‐derived kairomone 5α‐cyprinol sulfate. In: Limnol Oceanogr Letters, Artikel lol2.10375.

  • Raman, Nandini Vasantha; Dubey, Asmita; van Donk, Ellen; von Elert, Eric.; Lürling, Miquel; Fernandes, Tânia V.; Senerpont Domis, Lisette N. de (2024): Understanding the differential impacts of two antidepressants on locomotion of freshwater snails (Lymnaea stagnalis). In: Environmental science and pollution research international.


  • Maja Ilić, Susanne Walden, Sara K. Hammerstein, Maria Stockenreiter, Herwig Stibor, Patrick Fink (2023). Pigment and fluorescence proxies to estimate functional diversity of phytoplankton communities. Fundam. Appl. Limnol. 196/3–4 (2023), 229–249 Article
    published online 09 January 2023, published in print July 2023

  • Titocci, J. and Fink, P. (2023). Disturbance alters phytoplankton functional traits and consequently drives changes in zooplankton life-history traits and lipid composition. Hydrobiologia. published online: 11 August 2023.

  • von Elert, E. and Otte, K.A. (2023). Population-wide differentiation of tolerance to microcystins and other cyanobacterial non-microcystin effects in Daphnia. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 196 (3-4): 267-278.

  • Lange, J., Berges, A.C. and von Elert, E. (2023). Multiclonal study of Daphnia magna with respect to adaptation to toxic cyanobacteria. Limnol. Oceanogr. 68: 514–524.

  • Grunicke, F., Wagner, A., von Elert, E., Weitere, M. and Berendonk, T. (2023). Riparian detritus vs. stream detritus: food quality determines fitness of juveniles of the highly endangered freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera). Hydrobiologia 850: 729–746


  • Sanchez-Arcos, C., Paris, D., Mazzella, V., Mutalipassi, M., Costantini, M., Buia, M.C., von Elert, E., Cutignano, A. and Zupo, V. (2022). Responses of the Macroalga Ulva prolifera Müller to Ocean Acidification Revealed by Complementary NMR- and MS-Based Omics Approaches. Marine Drugs 20, 743.

  • Mutalipassi, M., Mazzella, V., Schott, M., Fink, P., Glaviano, F., Porzio, L., Lorenti, M., Buia, M.C., von Elert, E., Zupo, V. (2022). Ocean Acidification Affects Volatile Infochemicals Production and Perception in Fauna and Flora Associated With Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile. Front. Mar. Sci. 9, 809702.

  • Hahn, M., von Elert, E. (2022). One Kairomone and Multiple Effects in Daphnia Species—5α-Cyprinol Sulfate Induces Morphological Defenses in the Invasive Species Daphnia lumholtzi. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10, 804521.


  • Iannino, A., Fink, P. & Weitere, M. Feedback between bottom-up and top-down control of stream biofilm mediated through eutrophication effects on grazer growth. Scientific Reports 11: 21621 (2021)

  • Werner, C., Otte, K.A., von Elert, E. (2021). Phenotypic convergence in a natural Daphnia population acclimated to low temperature. Ecology and Evolution 2021: 15312-15324.
    doi: 10.1002/ece3.8217

  • Otte, K. A, Nolte, V., Mallard, F.,  and Schlötterer, C. (2021). The genetic architecture of temperature adaptation is shaped by population ancestry and not by selection regime. Genome Biology 22: 211.

  • Schwarzenberger, A., Ilić, M. and von Elert, E. (2021). Daphnia populations are similar but not identical in tolerance to different protease inhibitors. Harmful Algae 106: 102062.

  • Klintworth, S., von Elert, E., 2021. Effect of developmental time on Chaoborus-induced phenotypic plasticity. International Review of Hydrobiology 2021: 1-9.
    doi: 10.1002/iroh.202002055


  • Klintworth, S. and von Elert, E., 2020. Inducible morphological defense in Daphnia pulex: food quantity effects revised. Aquatic Ecology 278 (4): 47-57.

  • Russo, E., d’Ippolito, G., Fontana, A., Sarno, D., D’Alelio, D., Busseni, G., Ianora, A., von Elert, E. and Carotenuto, Y. (2020). Density-dependent oxylipin production in natural diatom communities: possible implications for plankton dynamics. The ISME Journal 14: 164-177.

  • von Elert, E. (2020). Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Decomposing Leaf Litter. In Methods to Study Litter Decomposition. A Practical Guide, F. Bärlocher, M.O. Gessner and M.A. Graça, eds., pp. 147–155.

    Doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-30515-4_17

  • Russo, E., Lauritano, C., d’Ippolito, G., Fontana, A., Sarno, D., von Elert, E., Ianora, A. and Carotenuto, Y. (2020). RNA-Seq and differential gene expression analysis in Temora stylifera copepod females with contrasting non-feeding nauplii survival rates: an environmental transcriptomics study. BMC Genomics: 21:693.

  • Schwarzenberger, A., Hasselmann, M. and Von Elert, E. (2020). Positive selection of digestive proteases in Daphnia: A mechanism for local adaptation to cyanobacterial protease inhibitors. Molecular Ecology 29 (5), 912–919.

  • Burberg, C., Petzoldt, T. and von Elert, E. (2020). Phosphate limitation increases content of protease inhibitors in the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. Toxins: 12, 33.


  • Klintworth, S. and von Elert, E. (2020). Risk of predation alters resource allocation in Daphnia under food limitation. Journal of Plankton Research 42, 45–56.



  • Burberg, Christian; Ilić, Maja; Petzoldt, Thomas; Von Elert, Eric (2019): Nitrate determines growth and protease inhibitor content of the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. J Appl Phycol 464, p. 37.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10811-018-1674-0

  • Weiss, L.C., von Elert, E. and Laforsch, C. (2019). Preface: Blasts from the past and back to the future. Hydrobiologia 846, 1–3.
    doi: 10.1007%2Fs10750-018-3675-z

  • Werner, C.; Illic, M.; Von Elert, E. (2019).  Differences in heat tolerance within a Daphnia magna population: the significance of body PUFA content. Hydrobiologia 846: 17-26 .
    doi: 10.1007/s10750-018-3769-7

  • Otte, K. A., Effertz C., Fröhlich T., Arnold G. J., Laforsch C., and Von Elert E. (2019). Proteomic analysis in the model organism Daphnia has the potential to unravel molecular pathways involved in phenotypic changes in response to changing environmental conditions. Hydrobiologia 846: 27-38 .

  • Windisch, H.S. and Fink, P. (2019). Transcriptome sequencing of a keystone aquatic herbivore yields insights on the temperature-dependent metabolism of essential lipids. BMC Genomics 20: 894.
    doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-6268-y.
  • Reinhardt, T.; Moelzner, J.; Neu, T.R. and Fink, P. (2019) .  Biofilm-pads - An easy method to manufacture artificial biofilms embedded in an alginate polymer matrix. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods: (in press).
    doi: 10.1002/lom3.10339.
  • Saha, M.; Berdalet E.; Carotenuto, Y.; Fink, P.; Harder, T.; John, U.; Not, F.; Pohnert, G.; Potin, P.; Selander, E.; Vyverman, W.; Wichard, T.; Zupo, V. and Steinke, M. (2019) . Using chemical language to shape future marine health. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment: (in press).
    doi: 10.1002/fee.2113.
  • Trommer, G.; Lorenz, P.; Lentz, A.; Fink, P. and Stibor, H. (2019) .  Nitrogen enrichment leads to changing fatty acid composition in phytoplankton and negatively affects zooplankton in a lake community. Scientific Reports: (in press).
    doi: TBD.
  • Salk, K.; Fink, P.; Filstrup, C.T.; Rose, K.C. and Grossart, H.P. (2019).  ASLO Activities Focus on Meeting the Needs of Early Career Members. Limnology and Oceanography: Bulletin 28 (2): 76-78.
    doi: 10.1002/lob.10316.
  • Iannino, A., Vosshage, A.T.L., Weitere, M., Fink, P., 2019. High nutrient availability leads to weaker top-down control of stream periphyton: Compensatory feeding in Ancylus fluviatilis. Freshw Biol 64 (1)
    DOI: 37–45. 10.1111/fwb.13192
  • Ilić, M., Werner, C., Fink, P., (2019). Equal relevance of omega‐3 and omega‐6 polyunsaturated fatty acids for the fitness of Daphnia spp. Limnology and Oceanography 64 (6): 2512-2525.
    DOI: 10.1002/lno.11201
  • Reinhardt, T., Van Schingen, M., Windisch, H.S., Nguyen, T.Q., Ziegler, T., Fink, P., (2019). Monitoring a loss: Detection of the semi‐aquatic crocodile lizard (Shinisaurus crocodilurus) in inaccessible habitats via environmental DNA. Aquatic Conserv: Mar Freshw Ecosyst 29 (3)
    DOI: 353–360. 10.1002/aqc.3038
  • Zupo, V.; Mutalipassi, M.; Glaviano, F.; Buono, A.C.; Cannavacciuolo, A. and Fink, P. (2019). Inducers of settlement and metamorphosis of the shrimp Hippolyte inermis Leach in Posidonia oceanica. Scientific Reports 9 (1)
    DOI: 12336. 10.1038/s41598-019-48110-7
  • Hahn, M.A., Effertz, C., Bigler, L. and Elert, E. von (2019). 5α-cyprinol sulfate, a bile salt from fish, induces diel vertical migration in Daphnia. eLife 8:e44791
    DOI: 10.7554/eLife.44791
    See also: Insight article by Pohnert, G. (2019). eLife 8:e48459
    DOI: 10.7554/eLife.48459
  • Fink, P. and Windisch, H. S. (2019). The essential omega-3 fatty acid EPA affects expression of genes involved in the metabolism of omega-6 derived eicosanoids in Daphnia magna. Hydrobiologia 846: 5-16 .
    doi: 10.1007/s10750-018-3675-z.


  • Hahn, M., von Elert, E., Bigler, L., Díaz Hernández, M.D. and Schloerer, N.E. (2018). 5α-Cyprinol sulfate: Complete NMR assignment and revision of earlier published data, including the submission of a computer-readable assignment in NMReDATA format. Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, 1201–12077
  • Lange, J., Demir, F., Huesgen, P. F., Baumann, U., von Elert, E., & Pichlo, C. (2018). Heterologous expression and characterization of a novel serine protease from Daphnia magna: A possible role in susceptibility to toxic cyanobacteria. Aquatic Toxicology.
  • Reinhardt, T.; Baldauf, L.; Ilic, M. and Fink, P. (2018). Cast away: Drift as the main determinant for larval survival in western fire salamanders (Salamandra salamandra) in headwater streams. Journal of Zoology: (in press).
    doi: 10.1111/jzo.12581.
  • Von Elert, E., and Fink P. (2018). Global warming: testing for direct and indirect effects of  temperature at the interface of primary producers and herbivores. Frontiers of Ecology and Evolution 6: 87.
    doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00087
  • Cristina Dorador, Patrick Fink, Martha Hengst, Gonzalo Icaza, Alvaro Villalobos, Drina Vejar, Daniela Meneses, Vinko Zadjelovic, Lisa Burmann, Jana Moelzner and Chris Harrod (2018) Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (in press). Microbial community composition and trophic role along a marked salinity gradient in Laguna Piular, Salar de Atacama, Chile.
    doi: 10.1007/s10482-018-1091-z.
  • Heidrun S. Windisch and Patrick Fink (2018) The molecular basis of essential fatty acid limitation in Daphnia magna - a transcriptomic approach. Molecular Ecology 27 (4): 871-885.
    doi: 10.1111/mec.14498.
  • Anke Schwarzenberger and Patrick Fink (2018) Gene expression and activity of digestive enzymes of Daphnia pulex in response to food quality differences. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B 218: 23-29.
    doi: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2018.01.009.


  • Fink, P. and von Elert, E. (2017) No effect of insect repellents on the behaviour of Lymnaea stagnalis at environmentally relevant concentrations. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24 (33): 26120–26124. (doi:10.1007/s11356-017-0205-x)
  • Groendahl, S. and Fink, P. (2017) High dietary quality of non-toxic cyanobacteria for benthic grazer and its implication for the control of cyanobacterial biofilms. BMC Ecology 17:20 (doi:10.1186/s12898-017-0130-3)
  • Effertz, C., and E. Von Elert. (2017) Coupling of anti-predator defences in Daphnia: the importance of light. Hydrobiologia 798: 5-13. (doi:10.1007/s10750-015-2387-x)
  • Schwarzenberger, A., Keith, N.R., Jackson, C.E. & Von Elert, E. (2017): Copy number variation of a protease gene of Daphnia: Its role in population tolerance. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology. (doi: 10.1002/jez.2077)
  • Groendahl, S. and Fink, P. (2017) Consumer species richness and nutrients interact in determining producer diversity. Scientific Reports 7:44869 (doi:10.1038/srep44869).
  • Groendahl, S., Kahlert, M. & Fink, P. (2017) The best of both worlds: A combined approach for analyzing microalgal diversity via metabarcoding and morphology-based methods. PloS One 12 (2): e0172808 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172808).
  • Zubrod, J.P., Englert, D., Wolfram, J. Rosenfeldt, R.R., Feckler, A., Bundschu, R., Seitz, F., Konschak, M., Baudy, P., Lüderwald, S., Fink, P., Lorke, A., Schulz, R. & Bundschuh, M. (2017) Long-term effects of fungicides on leaf-associated microorganisms and shredder populations – an artificial stream study. Environmental Science and Technology 36 (8): 2178-2189 (doi: 10.1002/etc.3756).
  • Fink, P., Moelzner, J., Berghahn, R. & Von Elert, E. (2017) Do insect repellents induce drift behaviour in aquatic non-target organisms? Water Research 108: 32-38 (doi: j.watres.2016.10.083).


  • Zupo, V., Mutalipassi, M., Fink, P. & Di Natale, M. (2016) Effect of Ocean Acidification on the communications among Invertebrates Mediated by Plant-Produced Volatile Organic Compounds. Global Journal of Ecology 1 (1): 12-18.
  • Groendahl, S. & Fink, P. (2016) The effect of diet mixing on a nonselective herbivore. PloS One 11 (7): e0158924. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158924).
  • Christjani, M., Fink, P. & Von Elert, E. (2016) Phenotypic plasticity in three Daphnia genotypes in response to predator kairomone: evidence for an involvement of chitin deacetylases. Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 1679-1704 (doi: 10.1242/jeb.133504).
  • Von Elert, E., Preuss, K. & Fink, P. (2016) Infodisruption of inducible anti-predator defenses through commercial insect repellents? Environmental Pollution 210: 18-26.
  • Dölling R., Becker D., Hawat S., Koch M., Schwarzenberger, A. & Zeis B. (2016) Adjustments of serine proteases of Daphnia pulex in response to temperature changes. CBP: in press.
  • Schwarzenberger, A. & Von Elert, E. (2016) What makes a man a man? Prenatal antennapedia expression is involved in the formation of the male phenotype in Daphnia. Development Genes and Evolution, 226(1), 47-51 (doi: 10.1007/s00427-015-0525-0).


  • Moelzner, J. & Fink, P. (2015) Gastropod grazing on a benthic alga leads to liberation of food-finding infochemicals. Oikos 124 (12): 1603-1608 (doi: 10.1111/oik.02069).
  • Hardenbicker, P., Weitere, M., Fink, P. & Hillebrand, H. (2015) Effects of temperature on the mutual interaction between phytoplankton communities and benthic filter feeders. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 187 (2): 87-100 (doi: 10.1127/fal/2015/0752).
  • Ghomi, M.R., Von Elert, E., Uhde, A. & Fink, P. (2015) Nutritional Responses of Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) caught from Rhine River (Germany) as a Wild Species to Different Fish Oils. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 15 (3): 375-384 (doi: 10.5958/0974-181X.2015.00038.4).
  • Brzezinski, T. & Von Elert, E. (2015) Predator evasion in zooplankton is suppressed by polyunsaturated fatty acid limitation. Oecologia 179: 687-697 doi: 10.1007/s00442-015-3405-4.
  • Zupo, V., Maibam, C., Buia, M.C., Gambi, M.C., Patti, F.P., Scipione, M.B., Lorenti, M. & Fink, P. (2015) Chemoreception of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica by benthic invertebrates is altered by seawater acidification. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41 (8): 766-779 (doi: 10.1007/s10886-015-0610-x).
  • Schwarzenberger, A. & Wacker, A. (2015) Melatonin synthesis follows a daily cycle in Daphnia. Journal of Plankton Research 37 (3): 636-644 (doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbv029).
  • Maibam, C., Fink, P., Romano, G., Buia, M.C., Butera, E. & Zupo, V. (2015) Centropages typicus (Crustacea, Copepoda) reacts to volatile compounds produced by planktonic algae. Marine Ecology 36 (3): 819-834 (doi: 10.1111/maec.12254).
  • Zupo, V., Maibam, C., Fink, P. & Von Elert, E. (2015) Effect of storage on the fatty acid content of foods for post-larvae of the crustacean decapod Hippolyte inermis. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 59 (2): 45-54 (doi: 10.1080/07924259.2014.1001498).
  • Moelzner, J. & Fink, P. (2015) Consumer patchiness explained by volatile infochemicals in a freshwater ecosystem. Ecosphere 6 (3): 35 doi: 10.1890/ES14-00246.1.
  • Effertz, C., Müller, S. & Von Elert, E. (2015) Differential peptide labeling (iTRAQ) in LC-MS/MS based proteomics in Daphnia reveal mechanisms of an anti-predator response. Journal of Proteome Research 14 (2): 888–896 (doi: 10.1021/pr500948a).
  • Christjani, M. & Von Elert, E. (2015) Prey-induced vertical migration in Chaoborus larvae under different predator and light regimes. Journal of Plankton Research 37 (1): 48-55. (doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbu086).


  • Schwarzenberger, A., Christjani, M. & Wacker, A. (2014) Longevity of Daphnia and the attenuation of stress responses by melatonin. BMC Physiology 14: 8 (doi: doi:10.1186/s12899-014-0008-y).
  • Sadler, T. & Von Elert, E. (2014) Physiological interaction of Daphnia and Microcystis with regard to cyanobacterial secondary metabolites. Aquatic Toxicology 156 (2014) 96–105 (doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.08.003).
  • Schwarzenberger, A., Sadler, T., Motameny, S., Ben-Khalifa, K., Frommolt, P., Altmüller, J., Konrad K. & Von Elert, E. (2014) Deciphering the genetic basis of microcystin tolerance. BMC Genomics 15: 776 (doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-776).
  • Moelzner, J. & Fink, P. (2014) The smell of good food: volatile infochemicals as resource quality indicators. Journal of Animal Ecology 83 (5): 1007-1014 (doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12220).
  • Sadler, T., Kuster, C. & Von Elert, E. (2014) Seasonal dynamics of chemotypes in a freshwater phytoplankton community - a metabolomic approach . Harmful Algae 39: 102–111 (doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2014.07.006).
  • Maibam, C., Fink, P., Romano, G., Buia, M.C., Gambi, M.C., Scipione, M.B., Patti, F.P., Lorenti, M., Butera, E. & Zupo, V. (2014) Relevance of wound-activated compounds produced by diatoms as toxins and infochemicals for benthic invertebrates. Marine Biology 161 (7): 1639-1652 (doi: 10.1007/s00227-014-2448-0).
  • Sikora, A., Dawidowicz, P. & Von Elert, E. (2014) Daphnia fed algal food grown at elevated temperature have reduced fitness. Journal of Limnology in press (doi: 10.4081/jlimnol.2014.898).
  • Effertz, C. & Von Elert, E. (2014) Light intensity controls anti-predator defences in Daphnia: the suppression of life-history changes. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 281: 20133250. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3250).
  • Sadler, T. & Von Elert, E. (2014) Dietary exposure of Daphnia to microcystins: No in vivo relevance of biotransformation. Aquatic Toxicology 150: 73-82 (doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.02.017).
  • Ghomi, M.R., Von Elert, E., Borcherding, J., Uhde, A. & Fink, P. (2014) Correlation between body size and fatty acid and essential amino acid composition of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) and monkey goby (Neogobius fluviatilis), from Rhine River (Germany). Biologia 69 (6): 799-805 (doi: 10.2478/s11756-014-0374-8).
  • Ghomi, M.R., Von Elert, E., Borcherding, J. & Fink, P. (2014) Fatty acid composition and content of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus Pallas 1814) and monkey goby (Neogobius fluviatilis Pallas 1814), two invasive gobiid species in the lower Rhine River (Germany). Journal of Applied Ichthyology 30 (3): 527-531 (doi: 10.1111/jai.12312).


  • Schwarzenberger, A., Sadler, T. & Von Elert, E. (2013) Effect of nutrient limitation of cyanobacteria on protease inhibitor production and fitness of Daphnia magna. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 3649-3655 (doi: doi:10.1242/jeb.088849).
  • Fink, P. & Harrod, C. (2013) Carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes reveal use of pelagic resources by the invasive Ponto-Caspian Mysid Limnomysis benedeni. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 49 (3): 312-317 (doi: 10.1080/10256016.2013.808197).
  • Fink, P. (2013) Invasion of quality: high amounts of essential fatty acids in the invasive Ponto-Caspian mysid Limnomysis benedeni. Journal of Plankton Research 35 (4): 907-913 (doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbt029).
  • Schwarzenberger, A., d'Hondt, Sofie, Wyverman, W. & Von Elert, E. (2013) Seasonal succession of cyanobacterial protease inhibitors and Daphnia magna genotypes in a eutrophic Swedish lake. Aquatic Sciences 75: 433-445 (doi: 10.1007/s00027-013-0290-y).
  • Kuster, C.J., Schwarzenberger, A. & Von Elert, E. (2013) Seasonal dynamics of sestonic protease inhibition: Impact on Daphnia populations. Hydrobiologia 715 (1): 37-50 (doi: 10.1007/s10750-012-1303-x).
  • Kuster, C.J. & Von Elert, E. (2013) Interspecific differences between D. pulex and D. magna in tolerance to cyanobacteria with protease inhibitors. PLoS One 8(5): e62658 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062658).
  • Schwarzenberger, A., & Von Elert, E. (2013) Cyanobacterial protease inhibitors lead to maternal transfer of increased protease gene expression in Daphnia. Oecologia 172 (1): 11-20 (doi: 10.1007/s00442-012-2479-5).


  • Fink, P., Reichwaldt, E.S., Harrod, C. & Rossberg, A. (2012) Determining trophic niche width: An experimental test of the stable isotope approach. Oikos 121 (12): 1985–1994 (doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20185.x).
  • Ghomi, M. R., Shahriari, R., Langroudi, H. F., Nikoo, M. & Von Elert, E. (2012) Effects of exogenous dietary enzyme on growth, body composition, and fatty acid profiles of cultured great sturgeon Huso huso fingerlings. Aquaculture International 20: 249-254. (doi: 10.1007/s10499-011-9453-9).
  • Kuster, C.J. & Von Elert, E. (2012) High Resolution Melting Analysis (HRMA): A genotyping tool for population studies on Daphnia. Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 1048-1057 (doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2012.03177.x).
  • Von Berlepsch, S., Kunz, H.H., Brodesser, S., Fink, P., Marin, K., Flügge, U.I. & Gierth, M. (2012) The acyl-acyl carrier protein synthetase from Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 mediates fatty acid import. Plant Physiology 159 (2): 606-617 (doi: 10.1104/pp.112.195263).
  • Schwarzenberger, A., Kuster, C.J. & Von Elert, E. (2012) Molecular mechanisms of tolerance to cyanobacterial protease inhibitors revealed by clonal differences in Daphnia magna. Molecular Ecology 21 (19): 4898-4911 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05753.x).
  • Brzezinski, T., Fronk, J., Trzcinska-Danielewicz, J. & Dawidowicz, P. (2012) Interspecific hybridization in sympatric species of Daphnia inhabiting lakes in northeastern Poland. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 41 (2): 1-6 (doi: 10.2478/s13545-012-0011-5).
  • Fink, P., Kottsieper, A., Heynen, M. & Borcherding, J. (2012) Selective zooplanktivory of an invasive Ponto-Caspian mysid and possible consequences for the zooplankton community structure of invaded habitats. Aquatic Sciences 74: 191-202 (doi: 10.1007/s00027-011-0210-y).
  • Pajk, F., Von Elert, E. & Fink, P. (2012) Interaction of changes in food quality and temperature reveals maternal effects on fitness parameters of a keystone aquatic herbivore. Limnology and Oceanography 57 (1): 281-292 (doi: 10.4319/lo.2012.57.1.0281).
  • Von Elert, E. (2012) Information conveyed by chemical cues. Chapter 2 (pp 19-38) in: Chemical Ecology in Aquatic Systems. Brönmark, C. and Hansson, L.-A.. (eds.). Oxford University Press.
  • Von Elert, E., Zitt, A. & Schwarzenberger, A. (2012) Inducible tolerance to dietary protease inhibitors in Daphnia magna. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2051-2059 (doi: 10.1242/jeb.068742).


  • Deines, P., & Fink, P. (2011) The potential of methanotrophic bacteria to compensate for food quantity or food quality limitations in Daphnia. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 65 (2): 197-206 (doi: 10.3354/ame01542).
  • Fink, P., Pflitsch, C., & Marin, K. (2011) Dietary essential amino acids affect the reproduction of the keystone herbivore Daphnia pulex. PLoS ONE 6 (12): e28498 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028498).
  • Assmann, C., Rinke, K., Nechwatal, J. & Von Elert, E.(2011) Consequences of the colonisation of leaves by fungi and oomycetes for leaf consumption by a gammarid shredder. Freshwater Biology 56: 839-852 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02530.x).


  • Jüttner, F., Watson, S. B., von Elert, E. & Köster, O. (2010) beta-Cyclocitral, a grazer defence signal unique to the cyanobacterium Microcystis. Journal of Chemical Ecology 36:1387-1397 (doi: 10.1007/s10886-010-9877-0).
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