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Sonja Oberbeckmann - Publications


●  Reckermann, M., et al. (2022). Human impacts and their interactions in the Baltic Sea region. Earth Syst. Dynam. 13(1): 1-80.


●  Oberbeckmann, S., Bartosik, D., Huang, S., Werner, J., Hirschfeld, C., Wibberg, D., Heiden, S.E., Bunk, B.,  Overmann, J., Becher, D., Kalinowski, J., Schweder, T., Labrenz, M., Markert, S. (2021) Genomic and proteomic profiles of biofilms on microplastics are decoupled from artificial surface properties. Env Microbiol 23(6): 3099-3115.

●  Scales, B.S., Cable, R.N., Duhaime, M.B., Gerdts, G., Fischer, F., Fischer, D., Mothes, S., Hintzki, L.,  Moldaenke, L., Ruwe, M., Kalinowski, J., Kreikemeyer, B., Pedrotti, M.L., Gorsky, G., Elineau, A., Labrenz, M., Oberbeckmann, S. (2021) Cross-Hemisphere Study Reveals Geographically Ubiquitous, Plastic-Specific Bacteria Emerging from the Rare and Unexplored Biosphere. mSphere 6(3): e00851-20.

●  Kesy, K., Labrenz, M., Scales, B.S., Kreikemeyer, B., Oberbeckmann, S. (2021) Vibrio Colonization Is Highly Dynamic in Early Microplastic-Associated Biofilms as Well as on Field-Collected Microplastics. Microorganisms, 9, 76.

●  Schernewski, G., Radtke, H., Hauk, R., Baresel, C., Olshammar, M., Oberbeckmann, S. (2021) Urban Microplastics Emissions: Effectiveness of Retention Measures and Consequences for the Baltic Sea. Frontiers Mar Sci 8: 594415.


●  Oberbeckmann, S., Labrenz, M. (2020) Marine microbial assemblages on microplastics: diversity, adaptation, and role in degradation. Annu Rev Mar Sci 12:209-232 (Full text provided here)

●  Wiegand, S., Jogler, M., Boedeker, C., Pinto, D., Vollmers, J., Rivas-Marin, E., Kohn, T., Peeters, S.H., Heuer, A., Rast, P., Oberbeckmann, S., Bunk, B., Jeske, O., Meyerdierks, A., Storesund, J.E., Kallscheuer, N., Lücker, S., Lage, O.M., Pohl, T., Merkel, B.J., Hornburger, P., Müller, R.-W., Brümmer, F., Labrenz, M., Spormann, A.M., Camp, H.O.den., Overmann, J., Amann, R., Jetten , M.S.M., Mascher, T., Medema, M.H., Devos, D.P., Kaster, A.-K., Ovras, L., Rohde, M., Galperin, M.Y., Jogler, C. (2020) Cultivation and functional characterization of 79 Planctomycetes uncovers their unique biology. Nature Microbiol 5:126140.

●  Schernewski, G., Radtke, H., Hauk, R., Baresel, C., Olshammar, M., Osinski, R., Oberbeckmann, S. (2020). Transport and behavior of microplastics emissions from urban sources in the Baltic Sea. Frontiers Environ Sci 8: 579361.


●  Enders, K., Käppler, A., Biniasch, O., Feldens, P., Stollberg, N., Lange, X., Fischer, D., Eichhorn, K.-J., Pollehne, F., Oberbeckmann, S., Labrenz, M. (in press). Tracing microplastics in aquatic environments based on sediment analogies. Sci Rep

●  Kesy, K., Oberbeckmann, S., Kreikemeyer, B., Labrenz, M. (2019) Spatial Environmental Heterogeneity Determines Young Biofilm Assemblages on Microplastics in Baltic Sea Mesocosms. Front Microbiol

●  Tagg, A.S., Oberbeckmann, S., Fischer D., Kreikemeyer, B., Labrenz, M. (2019) Paint particles are a distinct and variable substrate for marine bacteria. Marine Pollution Bulletin

●  Kettner M.T., Oberbeckmann S., Labrenz M., and Grossart H.-P., (2019) The Eukaryotic Life on Microplastics in Brackish Ecosystems. Front. Microbiol. 10:538.


●   Käppler, A., Fischer, M., Scholz-Böttcher, B., Oberbeckmann, S., Labrenz, M., Fischer, D., Eichhorn, K.-J., Voit, B. (2018). Comparison of µ-ATR-FTIR spectroscopy and py-GCMS as identification tools for microplastic particles and fibers isolated from river sediments. Anal Bioanal Chem. doi 10.1007/s00216-018-1185-5.

●   Oberbeckmann, S., Kreikemeyer, B., Labrenz, M. (2018). Environmental factors support the formation of specific bacterial assemblages on microplastics. Frontiers Microbiol. 8:2709. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02709.


●   Kettner, M. T., Rojas-Jimenez, K., Oberbeckmann, S., Labrenz, M., Grossart, H.-P. (2017). Microplastics alter composition of fungal communities in aquatic ecosystems. Environ Microbiol 19(11):4447-4459.

●   Kesy, K., Hentzsch, A., Klaeger, F., Oberbeckmann, S., Mothes, S., Labrenz, M. (2017). Fate and stability of polyamide-associated bacterial assemblages after their passage through the digestive tract of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis. Mar Pollut Bull 125:132-138.


●    Oberbeckmann, S., Osborn, A.M., Duhaime, M.B. (2016): Microbes on a bottle: substrate, season and geography influence community composition of microbes colonizing marine plastic debris. PLoS ONE e0159289.

●    Kesy, K., Oberbeckmann, S., Müller, F., Labrenz, M. (2016). Polystyrene influences bacterial assemblages in Arenicola-marina-populated aquatic environments in vitro. Environ. Poll. 219:219-227.

●    Käppler, A., Fischer, D., Oberbeckmann, S., Schernewski, G., Labrenz, M., Eichhorn, K.-J., Voit, B. (2016). Analysis of environmental microplastics by vibrational microspectroscopy: FTIR, Raman or both? Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 408(29):8377-8391.


●    Oberbeckmann, S., Löder, M.G.J., Labrenz, M. (2015): Marine microplastic-associated biofilms - a review. Environ. Chem. 12(5): 551-562.


●    Oberbeckmann, S., Löder, M.G.J., Gerdts, G., Osborn A.M. (2014): Spatial and seasonal variation in diversity and structure of microbial biofilms on marine plastics in Northern European waters. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 90(2): 478-492.


●    Oberbeckmann, S., Fuchs, B. M., Meiners, M., Wichels, A., Wiltshire, K. H. & Gerdts, G. (2012): Seasonal dynamics and modeling of a Vibrio community in coastal waters of the North Sea. Microb. Ecol. 63: 543-551.


●    Oberbeckmann, S., Wichels, A., Maier, T., Kostrzewa, M., Raffelberg, S. & Gerdts, G. (2011): A polyphasic approach for the differentiation of environmental Vibrio isolates from temperate waters. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 75: 145-162.

●    Oberbeckmann, S., Wichels, A., Wiltshire, K. H. & Gerdts, G. (2011): Occurrence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Vibrio alginolyticus in the German Bight over a seasonal cycle. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 100: 291-307.