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Olle Ponten, Linhong Xiao, Jeanne Kutter, Yuan Cui, Carolina Wählby, Lars Behrendt. PACMan: A software package for automated single cell chlorophyll fluorometry. (submitted)


Linhong Xiao, Philipp Antczak, Joëlle Rüegg, Lars Behrendt. Zeitotox: Toxicology and the Rhythms of Life. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2022) 56, 16, 11100-11102. Link to full paper here.

Soeren Ahmerkamp*#, Farooq Moin Jalaluddin#, Yuan Cui#, Douglas R. Brumley, Cesar O. Pacherres, Jasmine S. Berg, Roman Stocker, Marcel M.M. Kuypers, Klaus Koren*, Lars Behrendt*. Simultaneous visualization of flow fields and oxygen concentrations to unravel transport and metabolic processes in biological systems. Cell Reports Methods (2022) Vol. 2, no. 5. Link to full paper here. * shared corresponding authorship, # shared first author. Featured by Eureka Alert, Uppsala University, Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Deutsche Allianz Meeresforschung, Aus Der Welt and SciLifeLab.

Linhong Xiao, Sofia Johansson, Saskia Rughöft, Fabien Burki, Miguel Mendez Sandin, Maria Tenje, Lars Behrendt. Photophysiological response of Symbiodiniaceae single cells to temperature stress. ISME J (2022) Featured by ISME J (‘Editors Choice‘), Uppsala University and SciLifeLab. Further, a behind the paper summary by Linhong.

Baur, Philipp, Michael Kühl*, Peter Comba*, Lars Behrendt*. Possible Functional Roles of Patellamides in the Ascidian-Prochloron Symbiosis. Marine Drugs (2022)  20, no. 2: 119. * shared corresponding authorship. Link to full paper here.


Jonathan E. Hunter, Helen F. Fredricks, Lars Behrendt, Uria Alcolombri, Shavonna M. Bent, Roman Stocker, Benjamin A. S. Van Mooy*. Using High-Sensitivity Lipidomics To Assess Microscale Heterogeneity in Oceanic Sinking Particles and Single Phytoplankton Cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2021)  55, 22, 15456–15465; Link to full paper here.

Uria Alcolombri, François J. Peaudecerf, Vicente I. Fernandez, Lars Behrendt, Kang Soo Lee & Roman Stocker. Sinking enhances the degradation of organic particles by marine bacteria. Nature Geosciences,  14, 775–780 2021). Link to full paper here. Featured on ETH news.

Martin Andersson, Sofia Johansson, Henrik Bergman, Linhong Xiao, Lars Behrendt*, Maria Tenje*. A microscopy-compatible temperature regulation system for single-cell phenotype analysis – demonstrated by thermoresponse mapping of microalgae. Lab Chip, 2021, 21, 1694-1705. * shared corresponding authorship. Link to full paper here. Featured back cover art!

Francesco Carrara, Anupam Sengupta, Lars Behrendt, Assaf Vardi, Roman Stocker. Bistability in oxidative stress response determines the migration behavior of phytoplankton in turbulence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2021), 118 (5) e2005944118; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2005944118. Link to full paper here.


K. S. Lee, F. C. Pereira, M. Palatinszky, L. Behrendt, U. Alcolombri, D. Berry, M. Wagner, R. Stocker. Optofluidic Raman-activated cell sorting for targeted genome retrieval or cultivation of microbial cells with specific functions. Nat. Protoc. (2020). Commentary ‘behind the paper‘.

L. Behrendt, M. M. Salek, E. L. Trampe, V. I. Fernandez, K. S. Lee, M. Kühl, R. Stocker. PhenoChip: A single-cell phenomic platform for high-throughput photophysiological analyses of microalgae. Sci. Adv. 6, eabb2754 (2020). Featured by SciLifeLab, EurekAlert, SciTechDaily, University of Copenhagen (in Danish) Link to full paper here.


Lars Behrendt, Erik L. Trampe, Nadia B. Nord, Jen Nguyen, Michael Kühl, Danijela Lonco, Alex Nyarko, Ali Dhinojwala, Olivia S. Hershey, Hazel Barton. Life in the dark: Far-red absorbing cyanobacteria extend photic zones deep into terrestrial caves. Environmental Microbiology . Featured in Forbes Magazine


Lars BehrendtϮ,  Amelie SteinϮ, Shiraz Ali Shah, Karsten Zengler,  Søren J  Sørensen, Kresten Lindorff-Larsen, Jakob Rahr Winther. Deep mutational scanning by FACS-sorting of encapsulated E. coli micro-colonies. bioRxiv, Ϯequal author contributions

Behrendt, L., Raina, J.B., Lutz, A., Kot, W., Albertsen, M., Halkjær-Nielsen, P., Sørensen, S.J., Larkum, A.W.D, KühlM. In-situ metabolomics and transcriptomic-profiling of the host-associated cyanobacteria Prochloron and Acaryochloris marina. ISME J 12 (12): 556-567

Paul Santner, João Miguel da Silva Martins, Jonas S Laursen, Lars Behrendt, Leise Riber, Christian A Olsen, Isaiah T Arkin, Jakob R Winther, Martin Willemoës, Kresten Lindorff-Larsen. A robust proton flux (pHlux) assay for studying the function and inhibition of the influenza a M2 proton channel. Biochemistry 57 (41): 5949-5956


John J Stegeman, Lars Behrendt, Bruce R Woodin, Akira Kubota, Benjamin Lemaire, Denis Pompon, Jared V Goldstone, Philippe Urban. Functional characterization of zebrafish cytochrome P450 1 family proteins expressed in yeast. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects 1850 (11): 2340-2352

Lars Behrendt, Asker Brejnrod, Martin Schliep, Søren J Sørensen, Anthony WD Larkum, Michael Kühl. Chlorophyll f-driven photosynthesis in a cavernous cyanobacterium. ISME J 9 (9): 2108


Lars Behrendt, Jeppe L Nielsen, Søren J Sørensen, Anthony WD Larkum, Jakob R Winther, Michael Kühl. Rapid TaqMan-based quantification of chlorophyll d-containing cyanobacteria in the genus Acaryochloris. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80 (10): 3244-3249


Lars Behrendt, Marc Staal, Simona M Cristescu, Frans JM Harren, Martin Schliep, Anthony WD Larkum, Michael Kühl. Reactive oxygen production induced by near-infrared radiation in three strains of the Chl d-containing cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina. F1000Research 2:44 doi: 10.12688/f1000research.2-44.v2


Lars Behrendt, Verena Schrameyer, Klaus Qvortrup, Luisa Lundin, Søren J Sørensen, Anthony WD Larkum, Michael Kühl. Biofilm growth and near-infrared radiation-driven photosynthesis of the chlorophyll d-containing cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78 (11): 3896-3904

Lars Behrendt, Anthony WD Larkum, Erik Trampe, Anders Norman, Søren J Sørensen, Michael Kühl. Microbial diversity of biofilm communities in microniches associated with the didemnid ascidian Lissoclinum patella. ISME J 6 (6): 1222-1237

Michael Kühl, Lars Behrendt, Erik Trampe, Klaus Qvortrup, Ulrich Schreiber, Sergey M Borisov, Ingo Klimant, Anthony WD Larkum. Microenvironmental ecology of the chlorophyll b-containing symbiotic cyanobacterium Prochloron in the didemnid ascidian Lissoclinum patella. Frontiers in microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00402


Ann M Tarrant, Lars Behrendt, John J Stegeman, Tim Verslycke. Ecdysteroid receptor from the American lobster Homarus americanus: EcR/RXR isoform cloning and ligand-binding properties. General and Comparative Endocrinology 173 (2): 346-355


Lars Behrendt, Erik Trampe, Anthony Larkum, Klaus Qvortrup, Anders Norman, Min Chen, Peter J. Ralph, Søren J Sørensen, Michael Kühl. Endolithic chlorophyll d-containing cyanobacteria. ISME J 5 (6): 1072-107

Adam M Reitzel, Lars Behrendt, Ann M Tarrant. Light entrained rhythmic gene expression in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis: the evolution of the animal circadian clock. PLoS One 5 (9) e12805

Lars Behrendt, Maria E Jönsson, Jared V Goldstone, John J Stegeman. Induction of cytochrome P450 1 genes and stress response genes in developing zebrafish exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Aquatic Toxicology 98 (1): 74-82


Maria E Jönsson, Diana G Franks, Bruce R Woodin, Matthew J Jenny, Rita A Garrick, Lars Behrendt, Mark E Hahn, John J Stegeman. The tryptophan photoproduct 6-formylindolo [3, 2-b] carbazole (FICZ) binds multiple AHRs and induces multiple CYP1 genes via AHR2 in zebrafish. Chemico-biological interactions 181 (3): 447-454

JV Goldstone, ME Jönsson, Lars Behrendt, BR Woodin, MJ Jenny, DR Nelson, JJ Stegeman. Cytochrome P450 1D1: a novel CYP1A-related gene that is not transcriptionally activated by PCB126 or TCDD. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics 482 (1-2): 7-16

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