Publications Prof. Dr. Bernd Sures

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Bock, C., Zimmermann, S., Beisser, D., Dinglinger, S.-M., Engelskirchen, S., Giesemann, P., Klink, S., Olefeld, J.L., Rahmann, S., Vos, M., Boenigk, J. & Sures, B. (2019) Silver stress differentially affects growth of phototrophic and heterotrophic chrysomonad flagellate populations. Environmental Pollution, 244, 314-322.   link to article

Brand, S.J., Erasmus, J.H., Labuschagne, M., Grabner, D., Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Wepener, V., Smit, N. & Sures, B. (2019) Bioaccumulation and metal-associated biomarker responses in a freshwater mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, following short-term platinum exposure. Environmental Pollution, 246, 69-78.   link to article

Koch, C. & Sures, B. (2019) Ecotoxicological characterization of possible degradation products of the polymeric flame retardant 'Polymeric FR' using algae and Daphnia OECD tests. Science of The Total Environment, 656, 101-107.
doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.207   link to article

Pérez-del-Olmo, A., Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Fernández, M. & Sures, B. (2019) Medium-term dynamics of element concentrations in a sparid fish and its isopod parasite after the Prestige oil-spill: Shifting baselines? Science of The Total Environment, 686, 648-656.   link to article

2018  (back to top)

Brunzel, S., Kellermann, J., Nachev, M., Sures, B. & Hering, D. (2018) Energy crop production in an urban area: a comparison of habitat types and land use forms targeting economic benefits and impact on species diversity. Urban Ecosystems, 21, 615-623.   link to article

Koch, C. & Sures, B. (2018) Environmental concentrations and toxicology of 2,4,6-Tribromophenol (TBP). Environmental Pollution, 233, 706-713.
doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.10.127   link to article

Kresmann, S., Arokia, A.H.R., Koch, C. & Sures, B. (2018) Ecotoxicological potential of the biocides terbutryn, octhilinone and methylisothiazolinone: Underestimated risk from biocidal pathways? Science of the Total Environment, 625, 900-908.
doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.280   link to article

Schertzinger, G., Ruchter, N. & Sures, B. (2018) Metal accumulation in sediments and amphipods downstream of combined sewer overflows. Science of the Total Environment, 616-617, 1199-1207.

Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2018) Lessons learned from studies with the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha exposed to platinum, palladium and rhodium. Science of the Total Environment, 615, 1396-1405.   link to article

2017  (back to top)

Schertzinger, G., Zimmermann, S., Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2017) Assessment of sublethal endpoints after chronic exposure of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans to palladium, platinum and rhodium. Environmental Pollution, 230, 31-39
doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.06.040   link to article

Zimmermann, S., Ruchter, N., Loza, K., Epple, M. & Sures, B. (2017) Nanoparticulate versus ionic silver: Behavior in the tank water, bioaccumulation, elimination and subcellular distribution in the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha. Environmental Pollution, 222, 251-260.   link to article

Zimmermann, S., Wolff, C. & B. Sures (2017) Toxicity of platinum, palladium and rhodium to Daphnia magna in single and binary metal exposure experiments. Environmental Pollution, 224, 368-376.   link to article

2016  (back to top)

Faltynková, A., Sures, B. & Kostadinova, A. (2016) Biodiversity of trematodes in their intermediate snail and fish hosts in the freshwater ecosystems of Europe. Systematic Parasitology, 93, 283-293.   link to article

Feichtmeier, N.S., Ruchter, N., Zimmermann, S., Sures, B. & K. Leopold (2016) A direct solid-sampling analysis method for the detection of silver nanoparticles in biological matrices. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 408, 295-305.   link to article

Keppel, M., Dangel, K.C., Sures, B. (2016) The hsp70 response of Anguillicola species to host-specific stressors. Parasitology Research, 115, 2149-2154   link to article

Koch, C., Dundua, A., Aragon-Gomez, J., Nachev, M., Stephan, S., Willach, S., Ulbricht, M., Schmitz, O.J., Schmidt, T.C. & Sures, B. (2016) Degradation of polymeric brominated flame retardants: Development of an analytical approach using PolyFR and UV irradiation. Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 12912-12920.
doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04083   link to article

Le, T.T.Y., Nachev, M., Grabner, D., Hendriks, A.J. & Sures, B. (2016) Development and validation of a biodynamic model for mechanistically predicting metal accumulation in fish-parasite systems. PLoS ONE, 11(8), e0161091
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161091   link to article

Le, Y.T.T., Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2016) How does the metallothionein induction in bivalves meet the criteria for biomarkers of metal exposure? Environmental Pollution, 212, 257-268.
doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.01.070   link to article

Nachev, M. & Sures, B. (2016) Environmental parasitology: Parasites as accumulation bioindicators in the marine environment. Journal of Sea Research, 113, 45-50.
doi:10.1016/j.seares.2015.06.005   link to article

Rohn, A., Merkel, W., Echterhoff, J., Wermter, P., Feld, C.K., Meißner, T., Schütt, M. & Sures, B. (2016) Erweiterte Nutzung von Trinkwasser-Talsperren unter energetischen Aspekten. Wasserkraft, 6, 28-31.   link to article

Rohn, A., Merkel, W., Echterhoff, J., Wermter, P., Feld, C.K., Meißner, T., Schütt, M. & Sures, B. (2016) Erweiterte Nutzung von Trinkwasser-Talsperren unter energetischen Aspekten. Wasserkraft, 6, 28-31.

Selbach, C., Soldánová, M. & Sures, B. (2016) Estimating the risk of swimmer's itch in surface waters? a case study from Lake Baldeney, the Ruhr River. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 7, 693-699.

Soldánová, M., Selbach, C. & Sures, B. (2016) The early worm catches the bird? Productivity and patterns of Trichobilharzia szidati cercarial emission from Lymnaea stagnalis. PLoS One 11, e0149678.   link to article

2015  (back to top)

Chen, H.Y., Grabner, D.S., Nachev, M., Shih, S.H. & Sures, B (2015) Effect of the acanthocephalan Polymorphus minutus and the microsporidian Dictyocoela duebenum on energy reserves and stress response of cadmium exposed Gammarus fossarum. Peer J 3, e1353.   link to article

Dangel, K. C., Keppel, M., Le, T. T. Y., Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2015) Competing invaders: Performance of two Anguillicol a species in Lake Bracciano. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 4, 119-124.   link to article

Eybe, T., Thielen, F., Bohn, T. & Sures, B. (2015) Influence of the excystment time on the breeding success of juvenile freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 25, 21-30.   link to article

Grabner D.S., Weigand, A.M., Leese, F., Winking, C., Hering, D., Tollrian, R. & B. Sures (2015) Invaders, natives and their enemies: distribution patterns of amphipods and their microsporidian parasites in the Ruhr Metropolis, Germany. Parasites & Vectors, 8, 419.   link to article

Keppel, M., Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2015) Size does matter? A closer look on Anguillicola morphology. Parasitology Research 114, 3479-3486.   link to article

Koch, C., Schmidt-Kötters, T., Rupp, R. & Sures, B. (2015) Review of Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) with a focus on legislation and recent publications concerning toxicokinetics and -dynamics. Environmental Pollution, 199, 26-34.
doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.01.011   link to article

Ruchter, N. & Sures, B. (2015) Distribution of Pt and other traffic related metals in sediments and clams (Corbicula sp.). Water Research, 70, 313-324.   link to article

Schröder M., Sondermann, M., Sures, B. & Hering, D. (2015) Effects of salinity gradients on benthic invertebrate and diatom communities in a German lowland river. Ecological Indicators, 57, 236-248.   link to article

Selbach, C., Soldánová, M., Georgieva, S., Kostadinova, A. & Sures, B. (2015) Integrative taxonomic approach to the cryptic diversity of Diplostomum spp. in lymnaeid snails from Europe with a focus on the "Diplostomum mergi" species complex. Parasites and Vectors, 8, 300.    link to article

Wilke, P., Coger, V., Nachev, M., Schachschal, S., Million, N., Barcikowski, S., Sures, B., Reimers, K., Vogt, P.M. & Pich, A. (2015) Biocompatible microgel-modified electrospun fibers for zinc ion release. Polymer, 61, 163-173.   link to article

Winking, C., Lorenz, A.W., Sures, B. & Hering, D. (2015) Start at zero: succession of benthic invertebrate assemblages in restored former sewage channels. Aquatic Sciences, 78, 683-694.
doi: 10.1007/s00027-015-0459-7   link to article

2014  (back to top)

Amoozadeh, E., Malek, M., Rashidinejad, R., Nabavi, S.M., Karbassi, M.R., Ghayoumi, R., Ghorbanzadeh-Zafarni, G., Salehi, H. & Sures, B. (2014) Marine organisms as heavy metal bioindicators in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21, 2386-2395.

Boenigk, J., Beisser, D., Zimmermann, S., Bock, C., Jakobi, J., Grabner, D., Großmann, L., Rahmann, S., Barcikowski, S. & Sures, B. (2014) Effects of silver nitrate and silver nanoparticles on a planktonic community: general trends after short-term exposure. PLoS One 9, e95340.

Dangel, K. C., Keppel, M., Tabujew, K. & Sures, B. (2014) Effects of Anguillicola novaezelandiae on the levels of cortisol and hsp70 in the European eel. Parasitology Research, 113, 3817-3822.

Emde, S., Rueckert, S., Kochmann, J., Knopf, K., Sures, B. & Klimpel, S. (2014) Nematode eel parasite found inside acanthocephalan cysts ? A "Trojan horse" strategy? Parasites & Vectors 7, 504.

Golestaninasab, M., Malek, M., Roohi, A., Karbassi, M.R., Amoozadeh, E., Rashidinejad, R., Ghayoumi, R. & Sures, B. (2014) A survey on bioconcentration capacities of some marine parasitic and free-living organisms in the Gulf of Oman. Ecological Indicators, 37, 99-104.

Grabner, D.S., Mohamed, F.A.M.M., Nachev, M., Méabed, E.M.H., Sabry, A.H.A. & Sures, B. (2014) Invasion biology meets parasitology: A case study of parasite spill-back with egyptian Fasciola gigantica in the invasive snail Pseudosuccinea columella. PloS ONE 9, e88537.

Grabner, D.S., Schertzinger, G. & Sures, B. (2014) Effect of multiple microsporidian infections and temperature stress on the heat shock protein 70 (hsp70) response of the amphipod Gammarus pulex. Parasites and Vectors, 7, 170.

Keppel, M., Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2014) Comparison of infection success, development and swim bladder pathogenicity of two congeneric Anguillicola species in experimentally infected Anguilla anguilla and A. japonica. Parasitology Research, 113, 3727-3735.

Le, Y.T.T., Rijsdijk, L., Sures, B. & Hendriks, A.J. (2014) Accumulation of persistent organic pollutants in parasites. Chemosphere, 108, 145-151.

Selbach, C., Soldánová, M., Georgieva, S., Kostadinova, A., Kalbe, M., & Sures, B. (2014) Morphological and molecular data for larval stages of four species of Petasiger Dietz, 1909 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) with an updated key to the known cercariae from the Palaearctic. Systematic Parasitology, 89, 153-66.

Winking, C., Lorenz, A.W., Sures, B., & Hering, D. (2014) Recolonisation patterns of benthic invertebrates: a field investigation of restored former sewage channels. Freshwater Biology, 59, 1932-1944.

2013  (back to top)

Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2013) Natural Anguillicola novaezelandiae infection - is there seasonality in New Zealand? Parasitology Research, 112 (4), 1623-1630.

Dangel, K. C., Keppel, M. & Sures, B. (2013) Can differences in life cycle explain differences in invasiveness? - A study on Anguillicola novaezelandiae in the European eel. Parasitology, 140, 1831-1836.

Eybe, T., Thielen, F., Bohn, T. & Sures, B. (2013) The first millimetre ? rearing of juvenile freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera) in plastic boxes. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23, 964-975.

Frank, S.N., Godehardt, S., Nachev, M., Trubiroha, A., Kloas, W. & Sures, B. (2013) Influence of the cestode Ligula intestinalis and the acanthocephalan Polymorphus minutus on levels of heat shock proteins (HSP70) and metallothioneins in their fish and crustacean intermediate hosts. Environmental Pollution, 180, 173-179.

Georgieva, S., Selbach, C., Faltýnková, A., Soldánová, M., Sures, B., Skírnisson, K., & Kostadinova, A. (2013) New cryptic species of the "revolutum" group of Echinostoma (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) revealed by molecular and morphological data. Parasites & Vectors, 6(1), 64.

Georgieva, S., Soldánová, M., Pérez-del-Olmo, A., Dangel, D.R., Sitko, J., Sures, B. & Kostadinova, A. (2013) Molecular prospecting for European Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) reveals cryptic species diversity. International Journal for Parasitology, 43, 57-72.

Nachev, M., Schertzinger, G. & Sures, B. (2013) Comparison of the metal accumulation capacity between the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis and larval nematodes of the genus Eustrongylides sp. infecting barbel (Barbus barbus). Parasites and Vectors 6, 21.

Soldánová, M., Selbach, C., Kalbe, M., Kostadinova, A., & Sures, B. (2013) Swimmer's itch: etiology, impact, and risk factors in Europe. Trends in Parasitology, 29, 65-74.

2012  (back to top)

Grabner, D. S., Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2012) Merging species? Evidence for hybridization between the eel parasites Anguillicola crassus and A. novaezelandiae (Nematoda, Anguillicolidea). Parasites and Vectors, 5 (1) , art. no. 244.

Kroupova, H., Trubiroha, A., Wuertz, S., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2012) Nutritional status and gene expression along the somatotropic axis in roach (Rutilus rutilus) infected with the tapeworm Ligula intestinalis. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 177, 270-277

2011  (back to top)

Frank, S.N., Faust, S., Kalbe, M., Trubiroha, A., Kloas, W. & Sures, B. (2011) Fish hepatic glutathione-S-transferase-activity is affected by the cestode parasites Schistocephalus solidus and Ligula intestinalis: evidence from field and laboratory studies. Parasitology 138, 939-944.

Jirsa, F., Konecny, R., Frank, C. & Sures, B. (2011) The parasite community of the nase Chondrostoma nasus (L.1758) from Austrian rivers. Journal of Helminthology 85, 255-262.

Trubiroha, A., Kroupova, H., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2011) Inhibition of gametogenesis by the cestode Ligula intestinalis in roach (Rutilus rutilus) is attenuated under laboratory conditions. Parasitology, 138, 648-659.

2010  (back to top)

Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Rigaud, T. & Sures, B. (2010) Is metal accumulation in Pomphorhynchus laevis dependent on parasite sex or infrapopulation size? Parasitology, 137, 1239-1248.

Osterauer, R., Marschner, L., Betz, O., Gerberding, M., Sawasdee, B., Cloetens, P., Haus, N. ,Sures, B., Triebskorn, R. & H.R. Köhler (2010) Turning snails into slugs: induced body plan changes and formation of an internal shell. Evolution & Development, 12, 474-483.

Soldánová, M., Selbach, C., Sures, B., Kostadinova, A. & Perez-del-Olmo, A. (2010) Larval trematode communities in Radix auricularia and Lymnaea stagnalis in a reservoir system of the Ruhr River. Parasites and Vectors, 3, 56 pp.

Trubiroha, A., Kroupova, H., Würtz, S., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2010) Naturally-induced endocrine disruption by the parasite Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda) in roach (Rutilus rutilus). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 166, 234-240.

Vidal Martínez, V.M., Pech, D., Sures, B., Purucker, T. & Poulin, R. (2010) Can parasites really reveal environmental impact? Trends in Parasitology, 26, 44-51.

2009  (back to top)

Haus, N., Eybe, T., Zimmermann, S. & B. Sures (2009) Is microwave assisted digestion a suitable preparation method for Pt determination in biological samples by adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry (ACSV)? Analytica Chimica Acta, 635, 53-57.

Nachev, M. & Sures, B. (2009) The endohelminth fauna of barbel (Barbus barbus) correlates with water quality of the Danube River in Bulgaria. Parasitology, 136, 545-552.

Osterauer, R., Haus, N., Sures, B. & H.R. Köhler (2009) Uptake of platinum by zebrafish (Danio rerio) and ramshorn snail (Marisa cornuarietis) and resulting effects on early embryogenesis. Chemosphere, 77, 975-982.

Trubiroha, A., Würtz, S., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2009) Expression of gonadotropin subunits in roach (Rutilus rutilus, Cyprinidae) infected with plerocercoids of the tapeworm Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidea). International Journal for Parasitology, 39, 1465-1473.

2008  (back to top)

Amin, O., Thielen, F., Münderle, M., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2008) Description of Acanthocephalus rhinensis n. sp. (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) from the European eel, Anguilla anguilla, in Germany, with a key to species of Acanthocephalus in Europe. Journal of Parasitology, 94, 1299-1304.

Frank, S., Singer, C. & Sures, B. (2008) Metallothionein (MT) response after chronic palladium exposure in the Zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. Environmental Research, 108, 309-314.

Stejskal, K., Krizkova, S., Adam, V., Sures, B., Trnkova, L., Zehnalek, J., Hubalek, J., Beklova, M., Hanustiak, P., Svoboda, Z., Horna, A. & Kizek, R. (2008) Bio-assessing of environmental pollution via monitoring of metallothionein level using electrochemical detection. Sensors 8, 1578-1585.

Supalkova, V., Beklova, M., Baloun, J., Singer, C., Sures, B., Adam, V., Huska, D., Pikula, J., Rauscherova, L., Havel, L., Zehnalek, J. & Kizek, R. (2008) Affecting of aquatic vascular plant Lemna minor by cisplatin revealed by voltammetry. Bioelectrochemistry, 72, 59-65.

Sures, B. (2008) Environmental Parasitology: Interactions between parasites and pollutants in the aquatic environment. Parasite, 15, 434-438.

Sures, B. (2008) Host-parasite interactions in polluted environments. Journal of Fish Biology, 73, 2133-2142.

Thielen, F., Weibel, U., Hirt, J. Münderle, M., Marten, M., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2008) Ichthyofauna in the upper Rhine River close to the city of Karlsruhe as determined by the analysis of fish impingement by cooling-water intakes of a power plant. Limnologica, 38, 76-85.

2007  (back to top)

Adam, V., Hanustiak, P., Krizková, S., Beklová, M., Zehnalek, J., Trnková, L., Horna, A., Sures, B. & Kizek, R. (2007) Palladium Biosensor. Electroanalysis, 19, 1909-1914.

Haus, D.N., Zimmermann, S., Wiegand, J. & B. Sures (2007) Occurrence of platinum and additional traffic related heavy metals in sediments and biota. Chemosphere, 66, 619-629.

Krizková, S., Adam, V., Petrlova, J., Zitka, O., Stejskal, K., Zehnalek, J., Sures, B., Trnková, L., Beklová, M. & Kizek, R. (2007) A suggestion of electrochemical biosensor for study of Platinum(II)-DNA interactions. Electroanalysis, 19, 331-338.

Krizková, S., Zítka, O., Adam, V., Beklová, M., Horna,A., Svobodová, Z., Sures, B., Trnková, L., Zeman, L. & Kizek, R. (2007) Possibilities of electrochemical techniques in metallothionein and lead detection in fish tissues. Czech Journal of Animal Sciences, 52, 143-148.

Petrlova, J., Krizkova, S., Zitka, O., Hubalek, J., Prusa, R., Adam, V., Wang, J., Miroslava, B., Sures, B. & Kizek, R. (2007) Utilizing a chronopotentiometric sensor technique for metallothionein determination in fish tissues and their host parasites. Sensors and Actuators B, 127, 112-119.

Sanchez-Ramírez, C., Vidal-Martinez, V.M., Aguirre-Macedo, L., Rodriguez-Canul, R.P., Ceja-Moreno, V., Gold-Bouchot, G. & Sures, B. (2007) Cichlidogyrus sclerosus (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalinae) and its host the Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) as bioindicators of chemical pollution. Journal of Parasitology, 93, 1097-1106.

Schmid, M., Zimmermann, S., Krug, H.F. & Sures, B. (2007) Influence of platinum, palladium and rhodium as compared with cadmium, nickel and chromium on cell vitality and oxidative stress in human bronchial epithelial cells. Environment International, 33, 385-390.

Sures, B. (2007) Host-parasite interactions from an ecotoxicological perspective. Parassitologia, 49, 173-176.

Sures, B. & Radszuweit, H. (2007) Pollution induced heat shock protein expression in the amphipod Gammarus roeseli is affected by larvae of Polymorphus minutus (Acanthocephala). Journal of Helminthology, 81, 191-197.

Sures, B. & Zimmermann, S. (2007) Impact of humic substances on the aqueous solubility, uptake and bioaccumulation of platinum, palladium and rhodium in exposure studies with Dreissena polymorpha. Environmental Pollution 146, 444-451.

Thielen, F., Münderle, M., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2007) Do eel parasites reflect the local crustacean community? A case study from the Rhine river system. Journal of Helminthology, 81 179-189.

2006  (back to top)

Petrlova, J., Potesil, D., Zehnalek, J., Sures, B., Adam, V., Trnkova, L. & Kizek, R. (2006) Cisplatin electrochemical biosensor. Electrochimica Acta, 51, 5169-5173.

Sures, B. (2006) How parasitism and pollution affect the physiological homeostasis of aquatic hosts. Journal of Helminthology, 80, 151-157.

Sures, B., Lutz, I. & Kloas, W. (2006) Effects of infection with Anguillicola crassus and simultaneous exposure with Cd and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the levels of cortisol and glucose in European eel (Anguilla anguilla). Parasitology, 132, 281-288.

2005  (back to top)

Adam, V., Petrlova, J., Potesil, D., Zehnalek, J., Sures, B., Trnkova, L., Jelen, F. & Kizek, R. (2005) Protein modified electrode surface as a sensitive heavy metal ions biosensor. Electroanalysis, 17, 1649-1657.

Adam, V., Zehnalek, J., Petrlova, J., Potesil, D., Sures, B., Trnkova, L., Jelen, F., Vitecek, J. & Kizek, R. (2005) Phytochelatin modified electrode surface as a sensitive heavy metal ion biosensor. Sensors, 5, 70-84.

Singer, C., Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2005) Induction of heat shock proteins (hsp70) in the Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) following exposure to platinum group metals (platinum, palladium and rhodium): comparison with lead and cadmium exposures. Aquatic Toxicology, 75, 65-75.

Sures, B., Thielen, F., Messerschmidt, J. & von Bohlen, A. (2005) The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis as a sensitive accumulation indicator for the platinum group metals Pt, Pd and Rh. Environmental Research, 98, 83-88.

Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Sures, B. (2005) Uptake and bioaccumulation of platinum group metals (Pd, Pt, Rh) from automobile catalyst converter materials by the Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha). Environmental Research, 98, 203-209.

Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Sures, B. (2005) Accumulation of the precious metals platinum, palladium and rhodium from automobile catalytic converters in Paratenuisentis ambiguus as compared with its fish host, Anguilla anguilla. Journal of Helminthology, 79, 85-89.

2004  (back to top)

Klar, B. & Sures, B. (2004) A nonlinear model of stress hormone levels in rats - the interaction between pollution and parasites. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 59, 23-30.

Münderle, M., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (2004) Influence of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda) and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora) on swimming activity of European eel Anguilla anguilla. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 60, 133-139.

Sures, B. (2004) Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution. Trends in Parasitology, 20, 170-177.

Sures, B. (2004) Fish acanthocephalans of the genus Pomphorhynchus sp. as globally applicable bioindicators for metal pollution in the aquatic environment? Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift, 116, 19-23.

Sures, B. & Knopf, K. (2004) Individual and combined effects of Cd and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the humoral immune response in European eel (Anguilla anguilla) experimentally infected with larvae of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda). Parasitology, 128, 445-454.

Sures, B. & Knopf, K. (2004) Parasites as a threat to freshwater eels? Science, 304, 208-209.

Sures, B. & Zimmermann, S. (2004) Welche Wirkungen haben die Platingruppenelemente Pt, Pd und Rh auf die Biosphäre? GIT Laborfachzeitschrift, 48, 731-733.

Thielen, F., Zimmermann, S., Baska, F., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2004) Pomphorhynchus laevis (Acanthocephala) from barbel as a bioindicator for metal pollution in the Danube River near Budapest, Hungary. Environmental Pollution, 129, 421-429.

Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2004) Significance of platinum group metals emitted from automobile exhaust gas converters for the biosphere. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 11, 194-199.

Zimmermann, S., Baumann, U., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2004) Accumulation and distribution of platinum and rhodium in the European eel Anguilla anguilla following aqueous exposure to metal salts. Environmental Pollution, 127, 195-202.

2003  (back to top)

Schludermann, C., Konecny, R., Laimgruber, S., Lewis, J.W., Schiemer, F., Chovanec, A. & Sures, B. (2003) Fish macroparasites as indicators of heavy metal pollution in river sites in Austria. Parasitology, 126, 61-69.

Sures, B. (2003) Accumulation of heavy metals by intestinal helminths in fish: an overview and perspective. Parasitology, 126, 53-60.

Sures, B. & Reimann, N. (2003) Analysis of trace metals in the Antarctic host-parasite system Notothenia coriiceps and Aspersentis megarhynchus (Acanthocephala) caught at King George Island, South Shetland Islands. Polar Biology, 26, 680-686.

Sures, B. & Siddall, R. (2003) Pomphorhynchus laevis (Palaeacanthocephala) in the intestine of chub (Leuciscus cephalus) as an indicator of metal pollution. International Journal for Parasitology, 33, 65-70.

Sures, B., Dezfuli, B. & Krug, H. (2003) The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis (Acanthocephala) interferes with the uptake and accumulation of lead (210Pb) in its fish host chub (Leuciscus cephalus). International Journal for Parasitology, 33, 1617-1622.

Sures, B., Scheible, T, Bashtar, A.R. & Taraschewski, H. (2003) Lead concentrations in Hymenolepis diminuta adults and Taenia taeniaeformis larvae compared to their rat hosts (Rattus norvegicus) sampled from the city of Cairo , Egypt. Parasitology, 127, 483-487.

Sures, B., Zimmermann, S., Sonntag, C., Stüben, D. & Taraschewski, H. (2003) The acanthocephalan Paratenuisentis ambiguus as a sensitive indicator of the precious metals Pt and Rh emitted from automobile catalytic converters. Environmental Pollution, 122, 401-405.

Zimmermann, S., Menzel, C.M., Stüben, D., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2003) Lipid solubility of the platinum group metals Pt, Pd and Rh in dependence on the presence of complexing agents. Environmental Pollution, 124, 1-5.

Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Sures, B. (2003) Determination of the platinum group metals Pt, Pd and Rh in biological samples by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry as compared with adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry and total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis. Analytica chimica acta 498, S. 93-104.

2002  (back to top)

Sures, B. (2002) Competition for minerals between Acanthocephalus lucii and its definitive host perch (Perca fluviatilis). International Journal for Parasitology, 32, 1117-1122.

Sures, B., Grube, K. & Taraschewski, H. (2002) Experimental studies on the lead accumulation in the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta and its final host, Rattus norvegicus. Ecotoxicology, 11, 365-368.

Sures, B., Scheef, G., Klar, B., Kloas, W. & Taraschewski, H. (2002) Interaction between cadmium exposure and infection with the intestinal parasite Moniliformis moniliformis (Acanthocephala) on the stress hormone levels in rats. Environmental Pollution, 119, 333-340.

Sures, B., Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J. & von Bohlen, A. (2002) Relevance and analysis of traffic related platinum group metals (Pt, Pd, Rh) in the aquatic biosphere, with emphasis on Palladium. Ecotoxicology, 11, 385-392.

Zimmermann, S., Alt, F., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2002) Biological availability of traffic-related platinum-group elements (palladium, platinum, and rhodium) and other metals to the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in water containing road dust. Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 21, 2713-2718

2001  (back to top)

Sures, B. (2001) The use of fish parasites as bioindicators of heavy metals in aquatic ecosystems: a review. Aquatic Ecology, 35, 245-255.

Sures, B. & Siddall, R. (2001) Comparison between lead accumulation of Pomphorhynchus laevis (Palaeacanthocephala) in the intestine of chub (Leuciscus cephalus) and in the body cavity of goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus). International Journal for Parasitology, 31, 669.

Sures, B. & Streit, B. (2001) Eel parasite diversity and intermediate host abundance in the River Rhine, Germany. Parasitology, 123, 185-191.

Sures, B., Knopf, K. & Kloas, W. (2001) Induction of stress by the swimbladder nematode Anguillicola crassus in European eels, Anguilla anguilla, after repeated experimental infection. Parasitology, 123, 179-184.

Sures, B., Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Alt, F. (2001) First report on the uptake of automobile catalyst emitted Palladium by European eels (Anguilla anguilla) following experimental exposure to road dust. Environmental Pollution, 113, 341-345.

Zimmermann, S., Menzel, c., Berner, Z., Eckhardt, J.D., Stüben, D., Alt, F., Messerschmidt, J., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2001) Trace analysis of platinum in biological samples: a comparison between sector field ICP-MS and adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry following different digestion procedures. Analytica Chimica Acta, 439, 203-209.

2000  (back to top)

Scheef, G., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (2000) Cadmium accumulation in Moniliformis moniliformis (Acanthocephala) from experimentally infected rats. Parasitology Research, 86, 688-691.

Sures, B., Franken, M. & Taraschewski, H. (2000) Element concentrations in the archiacanthocephalan Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus compared with those in the porcine host from a slaughterhouse in La Paz, Bolivia. International Journal for Parasitology, 30, 1071-1076.

Sures, B., Jürges, G. & Taraschewski, H. (2000) Accumulation and distribution of lead in the acanthocephalan Moniliformis moniliformis from experimental infected rats. Parasitology, 121, 427-433.

1999  (back to top)

Sures, B. & Siddall, R. (1999) Pomphorhynchus laevis: the intestinal acanthocephalan as a lead sink for its fish host, chub (Leuciscus cephalus). Experimental Parasitology, 93, 66-72.

Sures, B., Knopf, K. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Development of Anguillicola crassus (Dracunculoidea, Anguillicolidae) in experimentally infected Balearic congers Ariosoma balearicum (Anguilloidea, Congridae). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 39, 75-78.

Sures, B., Knopf, K., Würtz, J. & Hirt, J. (1999) Richness and diversity of parasite communities in European eels Anguilla anguilla of the River Rhine, Germany, with special reference to helminth parasites. Parasitology, 119, 323-330.

Sures, B., Siddall, R. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Parasites as accumulation indicators of heavy metal pollution. Parasitology Today, 15, 16-21.

Sures, B., Steiner, W., Rydlo, M. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Concentrations of 17 elements in the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha), in different tissues of perch (Perca fluviatilis), and in perch intestinal parasites (Acanthocephalus lucii) from the subalpin lake Mondsee (Austria). Environmental toxicology and chemistry 18, 2574-2579

Zimmermann, S., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Experimental studies on lead accumulation in the eel specific endoparasites Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda) and Paratenuisentis ambiguus (Acanthocephala) as compared with their host, Anguilla anguilla. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 2, 190-195.

1998  (back to top)

Knopf, K., Würtz, J., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1998) Impact of low water temperature on the development of Anguillicola crassus in the final host Anguilla anguilla. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 33, 143-149.

Siddall, R. & Sures, B. (1998) Uptake of lead by Pomphorhynchus laevis cystacanths in Gammarus pulex and immature worms in chub (Leuciscus cephalus). Parasitology Research, 84, 573-577.

Sures, B., Jürges, G. & Taraschewski, H. (1998) Relative concentrations of heavy metals in the parasites Ascaris suum (Nematoda) and Fasciola hepatica (Digenea) and their respective porcine and bovine definitive hosts. International Journal for Parasitology, 28, 1173-1178.

1997  (back to top)

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Rokicki, J. (1997) Lead and cadmium content of two cestodes Monobothrium wageneri and Bothriocephalus scorpii, and their fish hosts. Parasitology Research, 83, 618-623.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Rydlo, M. (1997) Intestinal fish parasites as heavy metal bioindicators: a comparison between Acanthocephalus lucii (Palaeacanthocephala) and the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 59, 14-21.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Siddall, R. (1997) Heavy metal concentrations in adult acanthocephalans and cestodes compared to their fish hosts and to established free-living bioindicators. Parassitologia, 39, 213-218.

1995  (back to top)

Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1995) Cadmium concentrations in two adult acanthocephalans, Pomphorhynchus laevis and Acanthocephalus lucii, as compared with their fish hosts and cadmium and lead levels in larvae of A. lucii as compared with their crustacean host. Parasitology Research, 81, 4.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Haug, C. (1995) Determination of trace metals (Cd, Pb) in fish by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry after microwave digestion. Analytica Chimica Acta, 311, 135-139.

1994  (back to top)

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1994) Comparative study of lead accumulation in different organs of perch (Perca fluviatilis) and its intestinal parasite Acanthocephalus lucii. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 52, 269-273.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1994) Lead accumulation in Pomphorhynchus laevis and its host. Journal of Parasitology, 80, 355-357.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1994) Lead content of Paratenuisentis ambiguus (Acanthocephala), Anguillicola crassus (Nematodes) and their host Anguilla anguilla. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 19, 105-107.

Books/book chapters

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Zimmermann, S., Sures, B. & N. Ruchter (2015) Laboratory Studies on the Uptake and Bioaccumulation of PGE by Aquatic Plants and Animals. In: Zereini , F., Wiseman, C.L.S. (eds.): Platinum Metals in the Environment. Springer-Verlag, 361-381
doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44559-4_23

Sures, B. (2011) Parasites as aliens. In: Simberloff, D. & Rejmánek, M. (Eds.): Encyclopedia of Invasive Introduced Species. University of California Press, London, 792 pp.

Kümmerer, K. (Hrgs.) (2010) Xenobiotics in the Urban Water Cycle: Mass Flows, Environmental Processes, Mitigation and Treatment Strategies. Springer Netherlands, 73-86.

Trubiroha, A., Frank, S., Würtz, S., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2009) Endocrine disrupting effects in fish induced by parasites. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 5, 354-5.

Haus, N., Singer, C. & B. Sures (2007) Determination of platinum in biological samples by adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry (ACSV). In: Adam, V. & Kizek, R. (eds.): Utilizing bio-electrochemical and mathematical methods in biological research, Research Signpost, Kerala, 75-85.

Sures, B., Singer, C. & Zimmermann, S. (2006) Biological effects of palladium. In: Zereini , F. & Alt, F. (eds.): Palladium Emissions in the Environment: Analytical Methods, Environmental Assessment and Health Effects. Springer, Heidelberg, 489-499.

Sures, B. (2005) Effects of pollution on parasites, and use of parasites in pollution monitoring. In: Rohe, K. (Ed.): Marine Parasitology. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 421-425.

Hoppstock, K. & Sures, B. (2004) Platinum-Group Metals. In: Merian, E., Anke, M., Ihnat, M., Stoeppler, M. (Eds.): Elements and their compounds in the environment. 2nd Ed, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1047-1086.

Sures, B. (2002) Charakterisierung aquatischer Wirt-Parasit-Interaktionen aus ökologischer und (öko-)toxikologischer Sicht. Habilitationsschrift, Universität Karlsruhe, 199 pp.

Knopf, K., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2001) Stress response of European eels (Anguilla anguilla) following infection with Anguillicola crassus. Berichte des IGB, 13, 129-138.

Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Endoparasiten einheimischer Fische als Bioindikatoren für Schwermetalle. In: Oehlmann, J. & Markert, B. (eds.): Ökotoxikologie - ökosystemare Ansätze und Methoden. Ecomed Verlag, Jena, 326-334.

Sures, B. (1996) Untersuchungen zur Schwermetallakkumulation von Helminthen im Vergleich zu ihren aquatischen Wirten. Dissertation, Universität Karlsruhe, 199 pp.

Sures, B. (1993) Umweltschutzaspekte als unverzichtbare Bestandteile im Chemieunterricht. In: Schulz, D. (Hrsg.): Umweltschutz: Ein Unterrichtsprinzip, Zentralstelle für Umwelterziehung an der Universität Essen, 32-37.

Abstracts, unrefereed papers

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Thielen, F., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2004) Auswirkungen des Main-Donau-Kanals auf die biologische Vielfalt des Rheins am Beispiel der Aalparasiten. In: Korn, H. & Feit, U. (Eds.): Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt IV - Interdisziplinärer Forschungsaustausch im Rahmen des Übereinkommens über die biologischen Vielfalt vorgestellt auf einer wissenschaftlichen Expertentagung an der Internationalen Naturschutzakademie Insel Vilm

Knopf, K., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2003) Anguillicola crassus als Stressor bei Europäischen Aal, Anguilla anguilla. In: Fischkrankheiten - Aktuelles aus Wissenschaft und Praxis. EAFP-Schrift zur gemeinsamen Tagung der Deutschen und Österreichischen Sektion der European Association of Fish Pathol

Sures, B. (2002) Parasites as biological indicators for environmental quality: an overview and perspective. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Parasitology ? ICOPA X. Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, 237-242.

Sures, B., Scheef, G., Kloas, W. & Taraschewski, H. (2000) First studies on the stress response of mammals following helminth infections and heavy metal exposure. Bulletin of the Scandinavian Society of Parasitology, 10, 91.

Sures, B. (1999) Die Bedeutung von Mineralstoffen als limitierender Faktor bei Acanthocephaleninfektionen. In: Wedeking, H. (Hrsg.): Krankheiten der Aquatischen Organismen. EAFP-Schrift zur Tagung der Deutschen Sektion der European Association of Fish Pathologists (EAFP)

Knopf, K., Würtz, J., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1998) Temperaturabhängigkeit der Entwicklung von Anguillicola crassus im Europäischen Aal (Anguilla anguilla). In: Kuhlmann , H. (Hrsg.): Arbeiten des Deutschen Fischerei-Verbandes, 69, 5-12.

Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1997) Lead and cadmium in parasites and their hosts I. : Natural bioconcentration of acanthocephalans, cestodes, trematodes and nematodes. Zentralblatt der Bakteriologie und Hygiene A, 286, 288.

Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (1996) Heavy metal concentrations in parasites compared to their fish hosts: bioconcentration by acanthocephalans and cestodes. Parassitologia, 38, 65.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1995) Heavy metal concentrations in different fish parasites and their hosts. Zentralblatt der Bakteriologie und Hygiene A, 282, 218.

Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1994) Comparative study on the lead accumulation in two different helminths of the European eel Anguilla anguilla. Folia Parasitologica, 40, 327.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1992) Vergleichende Untersuchung über die Schwermetallbelastung von Fischparasiten und ihren Wirten aus unterschiedlichen Gewässern Deutschlands. In: Deutsche Veterinärmedizinische Gesellschaft / Fachgruppe Fischkrankheiten: Tagung der Fachgruppe Fischkrankheit.