Ingrid M Weiss

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Covalent modification of chitin with silk-derivatives acts as an amphiphilic self-organizing template in nacre biomineralisation
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Biomineralisation, Campus D2 2, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Struct Biol 167:68-75. 2009
  2. pmc GFP facilitates native purification of recombinant perlucin derivatives and delays the precipitation of calcium carbonate
    Eva Weber
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Saarbruecken, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e46653. 2012
  3. pmc Hierarchical super-structure identified by polarized light microscopy, electron microscopy and nanoindentation: Implications for the limits of biological control over the growth mode of abalone sea shells
    Andreas S Schneider
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Campus D2 2, 66123, Saarbruecken, Germany
    BMC Biophys 5:19. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The peacock's train (Pavo cristatus and Pavo cristatus mut. alba) I. structure, mechanics, and chemistry of the tail feather coverts
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 313:690-703. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The peacock's train (Pavo cristatus and Pavo cristatus mut. alba) II. The molecular parameters of feather keratin plasticity
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH Biomineralization Group, Saarbruecken, Germany
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:266-73. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Plasticity of two structural proteins: alpha-collagen and beta-keratin
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, D 66123 Saarbruecken, Germany
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 4:733-43. 2011
  7. doi request reprint On the function of chitin synthase extracellular domains in biomineralization
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Biomineralization Group, D 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Struct Biol 183:216-25. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Non-invasive LC-PolScope imaging of biominerals and cell wall anisotropy changes
    Magdalena Eder
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Campus D2 2, 66123, Saarbrucken, Germany
    Protoplasma 246:49-64. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Transmembrane myosin chitin synthase involved in mollusc shell formation produced in Dictyostelium is active
    Veronika Schönitzer
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Biomineralisation Group, Campus D2 2, D 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 415:586-90. 2011
  10. pmc Peptide induced crystallization of calcium carbonate on wrinkle patterned substrate: implications for chitin formation in molluscs
    Anindita Sengupta Ghatak
    Program Division Biomineralization, INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, D 66123 Saarbruecken, Germany
    Int J Mol Sci 14:11842-60. 2013

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Covalent modification of chitin with silk-derivatives acts as an amphiphilic self-organizing template in nacre biomineralisation
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Biomineralisation, Campus D2 2, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Struct Biol 167:68-75. 2009
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  2. pmc GFP facilitates native purification of recombinant perlucin derivatives and delays the precipitation of calcium carbonate
    Eva Weber
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Saarbruecken, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e46653. 2012
    ..GFP-tagging offers therefore a genetically tunable tool to gently modify mechanical and optical properties of synthetic biocomposite minerals...
  3. pmc Hierarchical super-structure identified by polarized light microscopy, electron microscopy and nanoindentation: Implications for the limits of biological control over the growth mode of abalone sea shells
    Andreas S Schneider
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Campus D2 2, 66123, Saarbruecken, Germany
    BMC Biophys 5:19. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint The peacock's train (Pavo cristatus and Pavo cristatus mut. alba) I. structure, mechanics, and chemistry of the tail feather coverts
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 313:690-703. 2010
    ..The medulla (Young's modulus 10 MPa) provides 96% of the transverse compressive rigidity. Fracture stress of the cortex, both longitudinal and transverse, is 120 MPa...
  5. doi request reprint The peacock's train (Pavo cristatus and Pavo cristatus mut. alba) II. The molecular parameters of feather keratin plasticity
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH Biomineralization Group, Saarbruecken, Germany
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:266-73. 2011
    ..These might be bonds between keratin and nonkeratinous matrix or keratin-keratin cross-links. The mechanical properties of the rachis cortex are surprisingly uniform along the length of the feathers...
  6. doi request reprint Plasticity of two structural proteins: alpha-collagen and beta-keratin
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, D 66123 Saarbruecken, Germany
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 4:733-43. 2011
    ..1 eV in bone and 1.75 eV in feather. The activation volumes are v=0.6 nm3 in bone and v=0.83 nm3 in feather. This indicates that the rate controlling process in both is the breaking of electrostatic bonds...
  7. doi request reprint On the function of chitin synthase extracellular domains in biomineralization
    Ingrid M Weiss
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, Biomineralization Group, D 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Struct Biol 183:216-25. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Non-invasive LC-PolScope imaging of biominerals and cell wall anisotropy changes
    Magdalena Eder
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Campus D2 2, 66123, Saarbrucken, Germany
    Protoplasma 246:49-64. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Transmembrane myosin chitin synthase involved in mollusc shell formation produced in Dictyostelium is active
    Veronika Schönitzer
    INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Biomineralisation Group, Campus D2 2, D 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 415:586-90. 2011
    ..First high-resolution atomic force microscopy (AFM) images of Ar-CS1 transformed cellulose synthase deficient D. discoideumdcsA(-) cell lines are shown...
  10. pmc Peptide induced crystallization of calcium carbonate on wrinkle patterned substrate: implications for chitin formation in molluscs
    Anindita Sengupta Ghatak
    Program Division Biomineralization, INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials gGmbH, D 66123 Saarbruecken, Germany
    Int J Mol Sci 14:11842-60. 2013
    ..Our in vitro test systems may be useful to gain understanding of the formation of distinct 3D morphologies in mollusc shells in response to local pH shifts during the mineralization of organic templates...