Publications by authors named "Andre Skirtach"

100Publications

Surface functionalization of chitosan as a coating material for orthopaedic applications: A comprehensive review.

Carbohydr Polym 2021 Mar 5;255:117487. Epub 2020 Dec 5.

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana, 506004, India. Electronic address:

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March 2021

AFM Analysis Enables Differentiation between Apoptosis, Necroptosis, and Ferroptosis in Murine Cancer Cells.

iScience 2020 Dec 17;23(12):101816. Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Nano-Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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December 2020

Effects of fibrillin mutations on the behavior of heart muscle cells in Marfan syndrome.

Sci Rep 2020 10 7;10(1):16756. Epub 2020 Oct 7.

Medical Cell Biology Research Group, Department of Human Structure and Repair, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Corneel Heymanslaan 10, Building B, Entrance 36, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.

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October 2020

Waveguide-based surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy detection of protease activity using non-natural aromatic amino acids.

Biomed Opt Express 2020 Aug 31;11(8):4800-4816. Epub 2020 Jul 31.

Photonics Research Group, Ghent University - IMEC, Technologiepark 126, 9052 Ghent, Belgium.

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August 2020

Identification and Analysis of Key Parameters for the Ossification on Particle Functionalized Composites Hydrogel Materials.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2020 Sep 23;12(35):38862-38872. Epub 2020 Aug 23.

Department of Biotechnology, Ghent University, Ghent 9000, Belgium.

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September 2020

Modulating the crystallization of phytosterols with monoglycerides in the binary mixture systems: mixing behavior and eutectic formation.

Chem Phys Lipids 2020 08 1;230:104912. Epub 2020 May 1.

Vandemoortele Centre Lipid Science and Technology, Laboratory of Food Technology and Engineering, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Belgium; Laboratory of Food Technology and Engineering, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Inter-protein interactions govern protein loading into porous vaterite CaCO crystals.

Phys Chem Chem Phys 2020 May 24;22(17):9713-9722. Epub 2020 Apr 24.

Department of Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskiye gory 1-3, 119991 Moscow, Russia.

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May 2020

Polymer- and Hybrid-Based Biomaterials for Interstitial, Connective, Vascular, Nerve, Visceral and Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering.

Polymers (Basel) 2020 Mar 9;12(3). Epub 2020 Mar 9.

Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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March 2020

Lanthanide-Grafted Bipyridine Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas (BPy-PMOs) for Physiological Range and Wide Temperature Range Luminescence Thermometry.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2020 Mar 6;12(11):13540-13550. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

COMOC - Center for Ordered Materials Organometallics and Catalysis, Department of Chemistry, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S3, Ghent 9000, Belgium.

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March 2020

Classification of analytics, sensorics, and bioanalytics with polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules.

Anal Bioanal Chem 2020 Aug 27;412(21):5015-5029. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

Nano-Biotechnology Group, Department of Biotechnology, Ghent University, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.

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August 2020

Water-Stable Plasma-Polymerized ,-Dimethylacrylamide Coatings to Control Cellular Adhesion.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2020 Jan 30;12(2):2116-2128. Epub 2019 Dec 30.

Research Unit Plasma Technology (RUPT), Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture , Ghent University , Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41 B4 , 9000 Ghent , Belgium.

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January 2020

The effect of hybrid coatings based on hydrogel, biopolymer and inorganic components on the corrosion behavior of titanium bone implants.

J Mater Chem B 2019 11 9;7(43):6778-6788. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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November 2019

Comparison of Free-Space and Waveguide-Based SERS Platforms.

Nanomaterials (Basel) 2019 Oct 1;9(10). Epub 2019 Oct 1.

Photonics Research Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University-IMEC, Technologiepark 126, 9052 Ghent, Belgium.

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October 2019

Lactoferrin translocates to the nucleus of bovine rectal epithelial cells in the presence of Escherichia coli O157:H7.

Vet Res 2019 Oct 1;50(1):75. Epub 2019 Oct 1.

Department of Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.

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October 2019

Hot-Melt Preparation of a Non-Biodegradable Peptide Implant: A Proof of Principle.

Protein Pept Lett 2019 ;26(9):691-701

Drug Quality and Registration (DruQuaR) group, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

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October 2019

Hierarchy of Hybrid Materials-The Place of Inorganics--Organics in it, Their Composition and Applications.

Front Chem 2019 4;7:179. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Nano-BioTechnology Group, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

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April 2019

Hybrids of Polymeric Capsules, Lipids, and Nanoparticles: Thermodynamics and Temperature Rise at the Nanoscale and Emerging Applications.

Langmuir 2019 07 23;35(26):8574-8583. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Nano-BioTechnology Group, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering , Ghent University , 9000 Ghent , Belgium.

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July 2019

Coculturing Bacteria Leads to Reduced Phenotypic Heterogeneities.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2019 04 4;85(8). Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Center for Microbial Ecology and Technology, Department of Biochemical and Microbial Technology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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April 2019

Controlled Deposition of Nanosize and Microsize Particles by Spin-Casting.

Langmuir 2019 Mar 19;35(9):3404-3412. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces , Theory and Bio-Systems , Science Park Golm , 14424 Potsdam , Germany.

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March 2019

Label-free Raman characterization of bacteria calls for standardized procedures.

J Microbiol Methods 2018 08 14;151:69-75. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

CMET, Center for Microbial Technology and Ecology, Department of Biotechnology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Selective Labeling of Individual Neurons in Dense Cultured Networks With Nanoparticle-Enhanced Photoporation.

Front Cell Neurosci 2018 29;12:80. Epub 2018 Mar 29.

Laboratory of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

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March 2018

Synergistic interactions between lecithin and fruit wax in oleogel formation.

Food Funct 2018 Mar 6;9(3):1755-1767. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

Laboratory of Process Engineering, Department of Food Engineering, Faculty of Food Engineering, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, CEP: 13083-862, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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March 2018

Application of whey protein isolate in bone regeneration: Effects on growth and osteogenic differentiation of bone-forming cells.

J Dairy Sci 2018 Jan 8;101(1):28-36. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

Department of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Videnska 1083, 142 20 Prague, the Czech Republic.

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January 2018

Fast spatial-selective delivery into live cells.

J Control Release 2017 Nov 28;266:198-204. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

Laboratory of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium; Centre for Nano- and Biophotonics, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium; Univ Lille 1, Univ Lille Nord France, IEMN, UMR 8520, 59652 Villeneuve D'Ascq, France; Univ Lille 1, Univ Lille Nord France, Lab Phys Lasers Atomes & Mol, UMR 8523, 59655 Villeneuve D'Ascq, France. Electronic address:

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November 2017

Gold nanodome SERS platform for label-free detection of protease activity.

Faraday Discuss 2017 12;205:345-361

Photonics Research Group, INTEC, Ghent University - imec, Belgium.

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December 2017

Polymeric and Lipid Membranes-From Spheres to Flat Membranes and vice versa.

Membranes (Basel) 2017 Aug 15;7(3). Epub 2017 Aug 15.

Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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August 2017

Diverse Applications of Nanomedicine.

ACS Nano 2017 03 14;11(3):2313-2381. Epub 2017 Mar 14.

CIC biomaGUNE , Paseo de Miramón 182, 20014, Donostia - San Sebastián, Spain.

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March 2017

Loading Capacity versus Enzyme Activity in Anisotropic and Spherical Calcium Carbonate Microparticles.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2016 Jun 24;8(22):14284-92. Epub 2016 May 24.

Department of Interfaces, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces , Golm/Potsdam D-14476, Germany.

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June 2016

Controlling the Vaterite CaCO3 Crystal Pores. Design of Tailor-Made Polymer Based Microcapsules by Hard Templating.

Langmuir 2016 05 18;32(17):4229-38. Epub 2016 Apr 18.

Branch Bioanalytics and Bioprocesses (Fraunhofer IZI-BB), Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology , Am Muehlenberg 13, 14476 Potsdam-Golm, Germany.

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May 2016

From Beetles in Nature to the Laboratory: Actuating Underwater Locomotion on Hydrophobic Surfaces.

Langmuir 2015 Dec 14;31(51):13734-42. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Department of Biomaterials, ‡Department of Theory and Bio-systems, and ⊥Emeritus Group of Interfaces, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces , Golm/Potsdam, D14476 Germany.

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December 2015

Gold nanodome-patterned microchips for intracellular surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.

Analyst 2015 Dec;140(24):8080-7

Photonics Research Group, INTEC Department, Ghent University-imec, Ghent, Belgium. and Center for Nano and Biophotonics, Ghent University, Belgium.

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December 2015

Protein-Containing Multilayer Capsules by Templating on Mesoporous CaCO3 Particles: POST- and PRE-Loading Approaches.

Macromol Biosci 2016 Jan 26;16(1):95-105. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Chemistry, Leninskiye Gory 1-3, 119991, Moscow, Russia.

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January 2016

Pharmacological aspects of release from microcapsules - from polymeric multilayers to lipid membranes.

Curr Opin Pharmacol 2014 Oct 14;18:129-40. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium; Center for Nano- and Biophotonics (NB-Photonics), Ghent University, Belgium; Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, 14476 Potsdam, Germany. Electronic address:

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October 2014

Optical heating and temperature determination of core-shell gold nanoparticles and single-walled carbon nanotube microparticles.

Small 2015 Mar 3;11(11):1320-7. Epub 2014 Nov 3.

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Interfaces, 14424, Potsdam, Germany; Saratov State University, Faculty of Nano- and Biomedical Technologies, Saratov, 410012, Russia.

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March 2015

Macromolecule loading into spherical, elliptical, star-like and cubic calcium carbonate carriers.

Chemphyschem 2014 Sep 10;15(13):2817-22. Epub 2014 Jul 10.

BIOtech research center, Department of Physics, University of Trento via delle Regole 101, 38123 Mattarello (Italy), Fax: (+39) 0461 283659; Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography Russian Academy of Science, Leninskii prospekt 59, Moscow 119333 (Russia).

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September 2014

Mimicking bubble use in nature: propulsion of Janus particles due to hydrophobic-hydrophilic interactions.

Small 2014 Jul 24;10(13):2670-7. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Interfaces, D14476, Germany.

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July 2014

Colloidal micro- and nano-particles as templates for polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules.

Adv Colloid Interface Sci 2014 May 10;207:253-64. Epub 2014 Feb 10.

Department of Interfaces, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm, Potsdam D-14476, Germany; Department of Molecular Biotechnology & Nano-Bio (NB)-Photonics, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address:

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May 2014

Preserving catalytic activity and enhancing biochemical stability of the therapeutic enzyme asparaginase by biocompatible multilayered polyelectrolyte microcapsules.

Biomacromolecules 2013 Dec 5;14(12):4398-406. Epub 2013 Nov 5.

Enzyme Biochemistry Group, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry , Göttingen, D-37077, Germany.

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December 2013

Towards theranostic multicompartment microcapsules: in-situ diagnostics and laser-induced treatment.

Theranostics 2013 19;3(3):141-51. Epub 2013 Feb 19.

Lab. of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Centre for Nano-Bio (NB)-photonics, Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Ghent University, Ghent 9000, Belgium.

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August 2013

Polyelectrolyte multilayer microcapsules templated on spherical, elliptical and square calcium carbonate particles.

J Mater Chem B 2013 Mar 21;1(9):1223-1228. Epub 2013 Jan 21.

Department of Interfaces, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm/Potsdam, D14476, Germany.

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March 2013

Nanoplasmonic modification of the local morphology, shape, and wetting properties of nanoflake microparticles.

Langmuir 2013 Jun 22;29(24):7464-71. Epub 2013 Jan 22.

Department of Interfaces, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam 14424, Germany.

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June 2013

Red blood cells and polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules: natural carriers versus polymer-based drug delivery vehicles.

Expert Opin Drug Deliv 2013 Jan 18;10(1):47-58. Epub 2012 Oct 18.

Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Interfaces, Golm/Potsdam, D14476, Germany.

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January 2013

Laser-induced cell detachment, patterning, and regrowth on gold nanoparticle functionalized surfaces.

ACS Nano 2012 Nov 25;6(11):9585-95. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

Department of Interfaces, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Am Mühlenberg 1 OT Golm, D14476 Potsdam, Germany.

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November 2012

Nanoengineered colloidal probes for Raman-based detection of biomolecules inside living cells.

Small 2013 Feb 9;9(3):351-6. Epub 2012 Oct 9.

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany.

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February 2013

Chemosensors and biosensors based on polyelectrolyte microcapsules containing fluorescent dyes and enzymes.

Anal Bioanal Chem 2013 Feb 12;405(5):1559-68. Epub 2012 Sep 12.

Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics RAS, Pushchino, Moscow Region, Russia.

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February 2013

Control of cell adhesion by mechanical reinforcement of soft polyelectrolyte films with nanoparticles.

Langmuir 2012 May 30;28(18):7249-57. Epub 2012 Apr 30.

Fraunhofer Institut für Biomedizinische Technik, Am Mühlenberg 13, 14476 Potsdam-Golm, Germany.

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May 2012

Nanoplasmonics for dual-molecule release through nanopores in the membrane of red blood cells.

ACS Nano 2012 May 6;6(5):4169-80. Epub 2012 Apr 6.

Department of Interfaces, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Research Campus Golm, Golm 14424, Germany.

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May 2012

Encapsulation, release and applications of LbL polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules.

Chem Commun (Camb) 2011 Dec 14;47(48):12736-46. Epub 2011 Nov 14.

Max-Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Research Campus Golm, 14424-Potsdam, Germany.

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December 2011

Ultrasonic approach for formation of erbium oxide nanoparticles with variable geometries.

Langmuir 2011 Dec 9;27(23):14472-80. Epub 2011 Nov 9.

Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, D-14424 Potsdam, Germany.

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December 2011

Stimuli-responsive LbL capsules and nanoshells for drug delivery.

Adv Drug Deliv Rev 2011 Aug 2;63(9):730-47. Epub 2011 Apr 2.

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Research Campus Golm, Potsdam-Golm, Germany.

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August 2011

Enzyme reaction in the pores of CaCO3 particles upon ultrasound disruption of attached substrate-filled liposomes.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2010 Oct;49(44):8116-20

Abteilung Grenzflächen, Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung, 14424 Potsdam-Golm, Germany.

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October 2010

Multicompartmental micro- and nanocapsules: hierarchy and applications in biosciences.

Macromol Biosci 2010 May;10(5):465-74

Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Research Park Golm, Potsdam 14424, Germany.

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May 2010

Bio-interfaces--interaction of PLL/HA thick films with nanoparticles and microcapsules.

Chemphyschem 2010 Mar;11(4):822-9

Department of Interfaces, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Am Muehlenberg 1, Research Campus Golm, Potsdam D-14424, Germany.

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March 2010

Polymeric microcapsules with light responsive properties for encapsulation and release.

Adv Colloid Interface Sci 2010 Jul 3;158(1-2):2-14. Epub 2009 Aug 3.

Queen Mary, University of London, School of Engineering and Materials Science, London E1 4NS, UK.

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July 2010

Laser-controllable coatings for corrosion protection.

ACS Nano 2009 Jul 2;3(7):1753-60. Epub 2009 Jul 2.

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Am Mühlenberg 1, 14424, Potsdam, Germany.

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July 2009

Toward self-assembly of nanoparticles on polymeric microshells: near-IR release and permeability.

ACS Nano 2008 Sep;2(9):1807-16

Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Research Park Golm, Golm/Potsdam, D-14424 Germany.

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September 2008

Near-IR remote release from assemblies of liposomes and nanoparticles.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2009 ;48(10):1807-9

Department of Interfaces, Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Am Mühlenberg 1, 14424 Golm/Potsdam, Germany.

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April 2009

Magnetic/gold nanoparticle functionalized biocompatible microcapsules with sensitivity to laser irradiation.

Phys Chem Chem Phys 2008 Dec 14;10(45):6899-905. Epub 2008 Oct 14.

Faculty of Nano- and Biomedical Technologies, Saratov State University, Saratov, 410012, Russia.

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December 2008

Reversibly permeable nanomembranes of polymeric microcapsules.

J Am Chem Soc 2008 Sep 7;130(35):11572-3. Epub 2008 Aug 7.

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Am Mühlenberg 1, 14424 Potsdam, Germany.

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September 2008

Ultrasound-triggered release from multilayered capsules.

Small 2007 May;3(5):804-8

Laboratory of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

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May 2007

Synthesis of silver nanoparticles for remote opening of polyelectrolyte microcapsules.

Langmuir 2007 Apr 22;23(8):4612-7. Epub 2007 Feb 22.

Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, D14424 Potsdam, Germany.

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April 2007

Laser-induced release of encapsulated materials inside living cells.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2006 Jul;45(28):4612-7

Institut für Grenzflächen, Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung, Am Mühlenberg 1, 14424 Golm/Potsdam, Germany.

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July 2006