Selected Publications

Guerra-Santillan K, Dahmann C, Fischer-Friedrich E
Hydrostatic pressure and lateral actomyosin tension control stretch and tension of the basement membrane in epithelia
PRXlife, in press

Ruffine V, Hartmann A, Frenzel A, Schlierf M, Fischer-Friedrich E
Twofold mechanosensitivity ensures actin cortex reinforcement upon peaks in mechanical tension
Advanced Physics Research 2300046 (2023)

Bonati M, Wittwer L, Aland S, Fischer-Friedrich E
On the role of mechanosensitive binding dynamics in the pattern formation of active surfaces
New Journal of Physics 24, p. 073044 (2022)

Töpfer U, Guerra-Santillan K, Fischer-Friedrich E, Dahmann C
Distinct contributions of ECM proteins to basement membrane mechanical properties in Drosophila
Development 149, dev200456 (2022)

Hosseini K, Frenzel A, Fischer-Friedrich E
EMT changes actin cortex rheology in a cell-cycle dependent manner
Biophysical Journal 120, p. 3516-3526 (2021)

Hosseini K, Taubenberger A, Werner C, Fischer-Friedrich E
EMT-induced cell mechanical changes enhance mitotic rounding strength
Advanced Science 7, 2001276 (2020)

Mokbel M, Hosseini K, Aland S, Fischer-Friedrich E
The Poisson ratio of the cellular actin cortex is frequency-dependent
Biophysical Journal, 118, p. 1968–1976 (2020)

Jawerth L, Fischer-Friedrich E, Saha S, Wang J, Franzmann T, Zhang X, Sachweh J, Ruer M, Ijavi M, Saha S, Mahamid J, Hyman AA, Jülicher F
Protein condensates as aging Maxwell fluids
Science 370, p. 1317-1323 (2020)

Jawerth L, Ijavi M, Ruer M, Saha S, Hyman A, Jülicher F, Fischer-Friedrich E
Salt-dependent rheology and surface tension of protein condensates using optical tweezers
PRL 121: 258101 (2018)

Fischer-Friedrich E
Active prestress leads to an apparent stiffening of cells through geometrical effects
Biophys. J. 114, 419–424 (2018)