Wolfgang Sand


Affiliation: University of Duisburg-Essen
Country: Germany


  1. Liu Y, Liu X, Yang S, Li F, Shen C, Ma C, et al. Ligand-Free Nano-Au Catalysts on Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Filter for Continuous Flow Catalysis. Nanomaterials (Basel). 2018;8: pubmed publisher
  2. Barahona S, Dorador C, Zhang R, Aguilar P, Sand W, Vera M, et al. Isolation and characterization of a novel Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans strain from the Chilean Altiplano: attachment and biofilm formation on pyrite at low temperature. Res Microbiol. 2014;165:782-93 pubmed publisher
    ..ferrivorans ACH. The results of this study highlight the potential of this novel psychrotolerant strain in oxidation and attachment to minerals under low-temperature conditions. ..
  3. Bellenberg S, Díaz M, Noël N, Sand W, Poetsch A, Guiliani N, et al. Biofilm formation, communication and interactions of leaching bacteria during colonization of pyrite and sulfur surfaces. Res Microbiol. 2014;165:773-81 pubmed publisher
    ..ferrooxidans attachment to pre-colonized pyrite surfaces. The understanding of cell-to-cell communication may consequently be used to develop attempts to influence biomining/bioremediation processes. ..
  4. Janosch C, Remonsellez F, Sand W, Vera M. Sulfur Oxygenase Reductase (Sor) in the Moderately Thermoacidophilic Leaching Bacteria: Studies in Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans and Acidithiobacillus caldus. Microorganisms. 2015;3:707-24 pubmed publisher
    ..We provide evidence that an earlier reported Sor activity from At. caldus S1 and S2 strains most likely was due to the presence of a Sulfobacillus contaminant. ..
  5. Li Q, Sand W. Mechanical and chemical studies on EPS from Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans: from planktonic to biofilm cells. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2017;153:34-40 pubmed publisher
    ..After attaching to the pyrite surface, the cells started to change the components of their EPS. Huge amounts of humic substances were detected in the biofilm EPS. ..
  6. Li Q, Becker T, Sand W. Quantification of cell-substratum interactions by atomic force microscopy. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2017;159:639-643 pubmed publisher
    ..This new technique is unique for quantifying the real interaction forces between cells or biofilms and their substrata. ..