Bernd Sures

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parasites as a threat to freshwater eels?
    Bernd Sures
    Science 304:209-11. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis (Acanthocephala) interferes with the uptake and accumulation of lead (210Pb) in its fish host chub (Leuciscus cephalus)
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 33:1617-22. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Pomphorhynchus laevis (Palaeacanthocephala) in the intestine of chub (Leuciscus cephalus) as an indicator of metal pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, Kornblumenstrasse 13, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 33:65-70. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoology I, Department of Ecology and Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Trends Parasitol 20:170-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of heavy metals by intestinal helminths in fish: an overview and perspective
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut Okologie Parasitologie, Geb 07 01, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstr 13, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 126:S53-60. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Fish acanthocephalans of the genus Pomphorhynchus sp. as globally applicable bioindicators for metal pollution in the aquatic environment?
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:19-23. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Individual and combined effects of cadmium and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the humoral immune response in European eel (Anguilla anguilla) experimentally infected with larvae of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda)
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 128:445-54. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Significance of platinum group metals emitted from automobile exhaust gas converters for the biosphere
    Sonja Zimmermann
    Zoologisches Institut I, Okologie Parasitologie, Geb 07 01, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 11:194-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Uptake and bioaccumulation of platinum group metals (Pd, Pt, Rh) from automobile catalytic converter materials by the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha)
    Sonja Zimmermann
    Zoological Institute I, Ecology Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Res 98:203-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of infection with Anguillicola crassus and simultaneous exposure with Cd and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the levels of cortisol and glucose in European eel ( Anguilla anguilla )
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D76128, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 132:281-8. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Parasites as a threat to freshwater eels?
    Bernd Sures
    Science 304:209-11. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis (Acanthocephala) interferes with the uptake and accumulation of lead (210Pb) in its fish host chub (Leuciscus cephalus)
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 33:1617-22. 2003
    ..Additionally, the results gave further experimental evidence for acanthocephalans as accumulation indicators for metals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pomphorhynchus laevis (Palaeacanthocephala) in the intestine of chub (Leuciscus cephalus) as an indicator of metal pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, Kornblumenstrasse 13, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 33:65-70. 2003
    ..A mechanism of lead uptake by P. laevis and the application of acanthocephalans as accumulation indicators of metal pollution is discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoology I, Department of Ecology and Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Trends Parasitol 20:170-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of heavy metals by intestinal helminths in fish: an overview and perspective
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut Okologie Parasitologie, Geb 07 01, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstr 13, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 126:S53-60. 2003
    ..Finally, this review presents possible answers to the question why it could be advantageous to have new and even more sensitive indicators for environmental monitoring purposes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fish acanthocephalans of the genus Pomphorhynchus sp. as globally applicable bioindicators for metal pollution in the aquatic environment?
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:19-23. 2004
    ..This papers summarizes the present knowledge on P. laevis and its metal bioaccumulation properties in order to evaluate the applicability of species of the Pomphorhynchus genus as promising sentinels for heavy metals on a global scale...
  7. ncbi request reprint Individual and combined effects of cadmium and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the humoral immune response in European eel (Anguilla anguilla) experimentally infected with larvae of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda)
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 128:445-54. 2004
    ..A suppressed immune response, as demonstrated here, may be the reason why hosts exposed to environmental pollution became often much more easily infected than unexposed conspecifics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Significance of platinum group metals emitted from automobile exhaust gas converters for the biosphere
    Sonja Zimmermann
    Zoologisches Institut I, Okologie Parasitologie, Geb 07 01, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 11:194-9. 2004
    ..Accordingly, the effects of increasing PGM emissions on the biosphere are controversially discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Uptake and bioaccumulation of platinum group metals (Pd, Pt, Rh) from automobile catalytic converter materials by the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha)
    Sonja Zimmermann
    Zoological Institute I, Ecology Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Res 98:203-9. 2005
    ..Due to the high capacity of D. polymorpha to accumulate PGM, this bivalve could be used as a potential sentinel for monitoring the noble metals in aquatic ecosystems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of infection with Anguillicola crassus and simultaneous exposure with Cd and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the levels of cortisol and glucose in European eel ( Anguilla anguilla )
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D76128, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 132:281-8. 2006
    ..The parasite-induced stress response in the newly adopted European eel might be one of the factors which contributes to the extremely effective colonizing strategy of A. crassus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lipid solubility of the platinum group metals Pt, Pd and Rh in dependence on the presence of complexing agents
    Sonja Zimmermann
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Pollut 124:1-5. 2003
    ..Recent experimental results on PGM accumulation in zebra mussels confirm a high bioaccumulation of Pd which could be predicted from the lipid solubility...
  12. ncbi request reprint The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis (Acanthocephala) from barbel as a bioindicator for metal pollution in the Danube River near Budapest, Hungary
    F Thielen
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Pollut 129:421-9. 2004
    ..Ratio of metal concentrations in the parasites and the host tissues provide additional information. Not including acanthocephalans in accumulation bioindication studies with fishes (as still customarily done) may lead to false results...
  13. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of the precious metals platinum, palladium and rhodium from automobile catalytic converters in Paratenuisentis ambiguus as compared with its fish host, Anguilla anguilla
    S Zimmermann
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    J Helminthol 79:85-9. 2005
    ..Due to its accumulation capacity for PGM, P. ambiguus can be applied as a sensitive accumulation indicator in field studies to assess the degree of environmental PGM contamination in aquatic ecosystems...
  14. ncbi request reprint A nonlinear model of stress hormone levels in rats-the interaction between pollution and parasites
    B Klar
    Institut fur Mathematische Stochastik, Universitat Karlsruhe, Englerstr 2, Karlsruhe 76128, Germany
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 59:23-30. 2004
    ..Therefore, the host's response to environmental pollution should be studied in relation to parasite infections...
  15. ncbi request reprint Accumulation and distribution of platinum and rhodium in the European eel Anguilla anguilla following aqueous exposure to metal salts
    S Zimmermann
    Zoologisches Institut I, Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kaiserstr 12, Geb 07 01, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Pollut 127:195-202. 2004
    ..Due to their accumulation capacity for PGM eels are suitable as accumulation indicators to detect PGM pollution in aquatic ecosystems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Influence of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda) and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora) on swimming activity of European eel Anguilla anguilla
    M Münderle
    Zoologisches Institut, Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Dis Aquat Organ 60:133-9. 2004
    ..As a result, eels heavily infected with this parasite may arrive too late at the spawning site to participate in mating. This could ensure a selection of 'good genes'...
  17. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies on the lead accumulation in the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta and its final host, Rattus norvegicus
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Parasitologie Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Ecotoxicology 11:365-8. 2002
    ..Due to a lack of adequate sentinel species in terrestrial habitats the host-parasite-system rat-H. diminuta appears to be a useful and promising bioindication system especially in urban ecosystems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of platinum, palladium and rhodium as compared with cadmium, nickel and chromium on cell viability and oxidative stress in human bronchial epithelial cells
    Michael Schmid
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Int 33:385-90. 2007
    ..These findings underline the strong effects of PGE on cell metabolism and emphasize the need for further studies of their toxic properties...
  19. ncbi request reprint Biological availability of traffic-related platinum-group elements (palladium, platinum, and rhodium) and other metals to the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in water containing road dust
    Sonja Zimmermann
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Gebäude 07 01, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:2713-8. 2002
    ..Our results show a hitherto unrecognized high availability of Pd for the mussels. Thus, this metal should be monitored more intensively in the environment to assess its distribution in the biosphere...
  20. ncbi request reprint Eel parasite diversity and intermediate host abundance in the River Rhine, Germany
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut, Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 123:185-91. 2001
    ..Therefore, changes of eel parasite diversity can be correlated with the appearance of invading crustacean species (neozoans)...
  21. ncbi request reprint The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis as a sensitive accumulation indicator for the platinum group metals Pt, Pd, and Rh
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I, Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Res 98:83-8. 2005
    ..All metals were found at significantly higher concentrations in the acanthocephalan than in the tissues of barbel. These results are discussed with respect to the application of P. laevis as an accumulation indicator for metals...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lead concentrations in Hymenolepis diminuta adults and Taenia taeniaeformis larvae compared to their rat hosts (Rattus norvegicus) sampled from the city of Cairo, Egypt
    B Sures
    Zoological Institute, Parasitology Ecology, University of Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, D 76128, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 127:483-7. 2003
    ..The host-parasite system rat-H. diminuta appears to be a useful and promising bioindication system at least for lead in urban ecosystems as rats as well as the tapeworm are globally distributed and easily accessible...
  23. ncbi request reprint Element concentrations in the archiacanthocephalan Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus compared with those in the porcine definitive host from a slaughterhouse in La Paz, Bolivia
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Geb 30 43, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kaiserstrasse 12, 76128, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 30:1071-6. 2000
    ..hirudinaceus. It is concluded, that not only eoacanthocephalans and palaeacanthocephalans parasitising fish, but also archiacanthocephalans from mammalian hosts, are able to bioaccumulate metals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Development of Anguillicola crassus (Dracunculoidea, Anguillicolidae) in experimentally infected Balearic congers Ariosoma balearicum (Anguilloidea, Congridae)
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Parasitologie Okologie, Universität Karlsruhe T H, Germany
    Dis Aquat Organ 39:75-8. 1999
    ..Factors determining the definitive host range of A. crassus remain to be elucidated. Water salinity does not seem to act as a factor affecting definitive host specificity once the parasite has become ingested by the eel...
  25. ncbi request reprint Induction of stress by the swimbladder nematode Anguillicola crassus in European eels, Anguilla anguilla, after repeated experimental infection
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 123:179-84. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint Richness and diversity of parasite communities in European eels Anguilla anguilla of the River Rhine, Germany, with special reference to helminth parasites
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 119:323-30. 1999
    ..The evenness reached only approximately 50% or less and it remained unclear why the helminth communities of the eels from the River Rhine with its huge catchment area exhibit such a low parasite diversity and high dominance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Parasites as accumulation indicators of heavy metal pollution
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Geb 30 43, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kaiserstr 12, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitol Today 15:16-21. 1999
    ..In this review, Bernd Sures, Roy Siddall and Horst Taraschewski discuss the recently described phenomenon of conspicuous metal accumulation ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Relative concentrations of heavy metals in the parasites Ascaris suum (Nematoda) and Fasciola hepatica (Digenea) and their respective porcine and bovine definitive hosts
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 28:1173-8. 1998
    ..hepatica were considerably elevated above host tissue levels, the degree of heavy-metal accumulation was relatively low when compared to that of acanthocephalans and cestodes of fish...
  29. ncbi request reprint Interaction between cadmium exposure and infection with the intestinal parasite Moniliformis moniliformis (Acanthocephala) on the stress hormone levels in rats
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Pollut 119:333-40. 2002
    ..Therefore parasite infections must be carefully considered in environmental impact studies, as an important factor affecting the host's health...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of low water temperature on the development of Anguillicola crassus in the final host Anguilla anguilla
    K Knopf
    Zoologisches Institut Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Dis Aquat Organ 33:143-9. 1998
    ..The experimentally obtained results support the hypothesis that the spread of A. crassus in boreal regions, e.g. Northern Europe, is restricted by the natural ambient temperature regimes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison between lead accumulation of Pomphorhynchus laevis (Palaeacanthocephala) in the intestine of chub (Leuciscus cephalus) and in the body cavity of goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus)
    B Sures
    School of Environmental and Applied Sciences, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, DE22 1GB, Derby, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:669-73. 2001
    ..laevis in goldfish exposed to lead did not accumulate the metal. Thus, it was conclusively shown that metal accumulation in acanthocephalans is associated with the intestinal location and does not occur in the body cavity...
  32. ncbi request reprint The acanthocephalan Paratenuisentis ambiguus as a sensitive indicator of the precious metals Pt and Rh from automobile catalytic converters
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I, Okologie Parasitologie, Geb 07 01, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Pollut 122:401-5. 2003
    ..Compared with the PGM concentrations in the water the worms contained 1600 times higher Rh and 50 times higher Pt concentrations. Thus, the parasites can be used as sentinel organisms reflecting even very low levels of precious metals...
  33. ncbi request reprint First report on the uptake of automobile catalyst emitted palladium by European eels (Anguilla anguilla) following experimental exposure to road dust
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 30 43, Kaiserstr 12, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Environ Pollut 113:341-5. 2001
    ..18 +/- 0.05 ng/g (wet wt.), whereas the Pd concentration in the kidney ranged below the detection limit. Thus, in this study we can demonstrate for the first time that automobile catalyst emitted Pd is bioavailable for aquatic animals...
  34. ncbi request reprint Accumulation and distribution of lead in the archiacanthocephalan Moniliformis moniliformis from experimentally infected rats
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Parasitology 121:427-33. 2000
    ..Anyway, due to a lack of adequate sentinel species in terrestrial biotopes the host-parasite system rat M. moniliformis appears to be a useful and promising bioindication system especially in urban ecosystems in temperate regions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Competition for minerals between Acanthocephalus lucii and its definitive host perch (Perca fluviatilis)
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, Kornblumenstr 13, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 32:1117-22. 2002
    ..lucii in the intestine. Thus, it emerged that not only is there competition for essential elements between acanthocephalans inside the gut but there is also competition for these elements between the host and its parasites...
  36. ncbi request reprint Do eel parasites reflect the local crustacean community? A case study from the Rhine River system
    Frankie Thielen
    Zoologisches Institut, Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstr 13, Karlsruhe, Germany
    J Helminthol 81:179-89. 2007
    ..The investigation shows that changes in the composition of the crustacean fauna, due to the anthropogenic breakdown of a biogeographic barrier, are reflected in the composition of the intestinal eel parasite fauna...
  37. ncbi request reprint Relevance and analysis of traffic related platinum group metals (Pt, Pd, Rh) in the aquatic biosphere, with emphasis on palladium
    Bernd Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
    Ecotoxicology 11:385-92. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint How parasitism and pollution affect the physiological homeostasis of aquatic hosts
    B Sures
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie Parasitologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Kaiserstr 12, Geb 07 01, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    J Helminthol 80:151-7. 2006
    ..intestinalis or species of the phylum Microspora...
  39. ncbi request reprint Induction of heat shock proteins (hsp70) in the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) following exposure to platinum group metals (platinum, palladium and rhodium): comparison with lead and cadmium exposures
    Christoph Singer
    Zoologisches Institut I Okologie, Universitat Karlsruhe, Geb 07 01, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Aquat Toxicol 75:65-75. 2005
    ..Among the metals tested, Pd seems to have the highest potential as inducer for hsp70 production due to its low threshold level in combination with the strongest effect...
  40. ncbi request reprint Impact of humic substances on the aqueous solubility, uptake and bioaccumulation of platinum, palladium and rhodium in exposure studies with Dreissena polymorpha
    Bernd Sures
    Department of Applied Zoology Hydrobiology, University of Duisburg Essen, D 45177 Essen, Germany
    Environ Pollut 146:444-51. 2007
    ..No clear trend emerged for Rh. Differences in effects of humic matter among the PGE may be explained by formation of metal complexes with different fractions of humic substances...
  41. doi request reprint Cichlidogyrus sclerosus (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalinae) and its host, the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), as bioindicators of chemical pollution
    Claudia Sanchez-Ramirez
    Departamento de Recursos del Mar, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional CINVESTAV IPN, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
    J Parasitol 93:1097-106. 2007
    ..sclerosus infection. This study documents evidence suggesting that C. sclerosus and its host are indeed excellent models to test environmental quality in tropical freshwater ecosystems...
  42. doi request reprint Affecting of aquatic vascular plant Lemna minor by cisplatin revealed by voltammetry
    Veronika Supalkova
    Department of Plant Biology, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Zemedelska 1, CZ 613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Bioelectrochemistry 72:59-65. 2008
    ..Thus thiol determination in the treated plants by means of Brdicka reaction followed. The marked increase in thiol concentration detected is associated with defence reaction of the plant against stress caused by cisplatin...