Helmut Schiessel - List of publications:

 

R. Blossey and H. Schiessel: Biophysical perspective: the latest twists in chromatin remodeling, submitted to Biophys. J.

 

H. Schiessel: DNA and chromatin, to be published in Lecture Notes of the 49th IFF Spring School 'Physics of Life' (Forschungszentrum Juelich, 2018)

 

M. Zuiddam, R. Everaers and H. Schiessel: The physics behind the mechanical nucleosome positioning code, submitted to Phys. Rev. E

 

J. Culkin, L. de Bruin, M. Tompitak, R. Phillips and H. Schiessel: The role of DNA sequence in nucleosome breathing, Eur. Phys. J. E, in press

 

S. Sazer and H. Schiessel: The biology and polymer physics underlying large scale chromosome organizations, Traffic, in press

 

J. A. J. Wondergem, H. Schiessel and M. Tompitak: Performing SELEX experiments in silico, J. Chem. Phys. 13, 174101-1-11 (2017) [pdf (2.0 MB)]

 

T. Yamamoto and H. Schiessel: Osmotic mechanism of loop extrusion process, Phys. Rev. E (Rapid Communications) 96, 030402(R)-1-4 (2017) [pdf (184 kB); supplementary material: pdf (119 kB)]

 

T. Yamamoto and H. Schiessel: Transcription stabilizes nucleus-like layer structure in chromatin brush, Soft Matter 13, 5307-5316 (2017) [pdf (2.3 MB)]

 

H. Schiessel: How cells overcome their topological troubles, Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics, June 03 (2017) [pdf (119 kB)]

 

T. Yamamoto and H. Schiessel: Chromatin gels are auxetic due to cooperative nucleosome assembly and disassembly dynamics, Europhys. Lett. 95, 28003-1-7 (2017) [pdf (279 kB)]

 

M. Tompitak, and H. Schiessel: Mechanische informatie in DNA- moleculen schrijven en lezen, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 83, 164-167 (2017)

 

M. Tompitak, L. de Bruin, B. Eslami-Mossallam and H. Schiessel: Designing nucleosomal force sensors, Phys. Rev. E 95, 052402-1-6 (2017) [pdf (498 kB)]

 

M. Tompitak, G. Barkema and H. Schiessel: Benchmarking and refining probability-based models for nucleosome-DNA interaction, BMC Bioinformatics 18, 157-1-7 (2017) [pdf (561 kB)]

 

M. Tompitak, C. Vaillant and H. Schiessel: Genomes of multicellular organisms have evolved to attract nucleosomes to promoter regions, Biophys. J. 112, 505-511 (2017) [pdf (1.1 MB); supplementary material: pdf (1.0 MB)]

 

M. Tompitak, H. Schiessel and G. T. Barkema: Force responses of strongly intrinsically curved DNA helices deviate from Worm-Like Chain predictions, Europhys. Lett. 116, 68005-1-6 (2016) [pdf (881 kB)]

 

B. Eslami-Mossallam, R. D. Schram, M. Tompitak, J. van Noort and H. Schiessel: Multiplexing genetic and nucleosome positioning codes: a computational approach, PLoS ONE 11, e0156905 (2016) [pdf (1.8 MB); supplementary material: pdf (4.5 MB)]

 

L. de Bruin, M. Tompitak, E. Eslami-Mossallam and H. Schiessel: Why do nucleosomes unwrap asymmetrically?, J. Phys. Chem. B 120, 5855-5863 (2016) [pdf (1.9 MB)]

 

E. Eslami-Mossallam, H. Schiessel and J. van Noort: Nucleosome dynamics: sequence matters, Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 232, 101-113 (2016) [pdf (1.3 MB)]

 

T. Yamamoto and H. Schiessel: Transcription driven phase separation in chromatin brush, Langmuir 32, 3036-3044 (2016) [pdf (741 kB); supplementary material: pdf (299 kB)]

 

R. D. Schram, H. Klinker, P. B. Becker and H. Schiessel: Computational study of remodelling in a nucleosomal array, Eur. Phys. J. E 38, 85-1-8 (2015) [pdf (918 kB)]

 

R. Everaers and H. Schiessel (Guest Editors): Preface: The physics of chromatin, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 060301-1-2 (2015) [pdf (48 kB)]

 

L. Lenz, M. Hoenderdos, P. Prinsen and H. Schiessel: The influence of DNA shape fluctuations on FRET efficiency measurements in nucleosomes, special issue "Physics of chromatin", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 064104-1-7 (2015) [pdf (1.2 MB)]

 

A. Fathizadeh, H. Schiessel and M. R. Ejtehadi: Molecular dynamics simulation of supercoiled DNA rings, Macromolecules 48, 164-172 (2015) [pdf (2.5 MB)]

 

J.-C. Walter, M. Baiesi, E. Carlon and H. Schiessel: Unwinding dynamics of a helically wrapped polymer, Macromolecules 47, 4840-4846 (2014) [pdf (1.9 MB)]

 

R. D. Schram and H. Schiessel: Exact enumeration of Hamiltonian walks on the 4 x 4 x 4 cube and applications to protein folding, J. Phys. A: Math Theor. 46, 485001-1-14 (2013) [pdf (362 kB)]

 

M. Emanuel, G. Lanzani and H. Schiessel: Multi-plectoneme phase of double-stranded DNA under torsion, Phys. Rev. E 88, 022706-1-20 (2013) [pdf (2.6 MB)]

 

R. D. Schram, G. T. Barkema and H. Schiessel: On the stability of fractal globules, J. Chem. Phys. 138, 224901-1-11 (2013) [pdf (2.6 MB)]

 

A. Fathizadeh, A. B. Besya, M. R. Ejtehadi and H. Schiessel: Rigid body molecular dynamics of DNA inside a nucleosome, Eur. Phys. J. E 36, 21-1-10 (2013) [pdf (844 kB)], see also EPJE Highlight.

 

B. van Opheusden, F. Redig and H. Schiessel: A Markov model for the dynamics of the nucleosome, J. Phys. A: Math Theor. 46, 095005-1-15 (2013) [pdf (406 kB)], see also J. Phys. A Insights.

 

R. P. C. Driessen, H. Meng, G. Suresh, R. Shahapure, G. Lanzani, U. D. Priyakumar, M. F. White, H. Schiessel, J. van Noort and R. T. Dame: Crenarchaeal chromatin proteins Cren7 and Sul7 compact DNA by inducing rigid bends, Nucl. Acids Res. 41, 196-205 (2013) [pdf (4.3 MB)], see also Leiden University News (Dutch).

 

G. Lanzani and H. Schiessel: Nucleosome response to tension and torque, Europhys. Lett. 100, 48001-1-5 (2012) [pdf (602 kb)]

 

A.-M. Florescu, H. Schiessel and R. Blossey: Kinetic control of nucleosome displacement by ISWI/ACF chromatin remodelers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 118103-1-5 (2012) [pdf (365 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, M. D. Correa-Rodriguez, S. Rudiuk, D. Baigl and K. Yoshikawa: Theory of DNA-cationic micelle complexation, Soft Matter 8, 9406-9411 (2012) [pdf (295 kB)]

 

L. Mollazadeh-Beidokhti, F. Mohammad-Rafiee and H. Schiessel: Nucleosome dynamics between tension-induced states Biophys. J. 96, 2235-2240 (2012) [pdf (226 kB)]

 

G. Lanzani and H. Schiessel: Out of register: how DNA determines the chromatin fiber geometry, Europhys. Lett. 97, 38002-1-6 (2012) [pdf (1.9 Mb)]

 

R. T. Dame, M. Tark-Dame and H. Schiessel: A physical approach to segregation and folding of the Caulibactor crescentus genome. Microcommentary, Mol. Microbiol. 86, 1311-1315 (2011) [pdf (82 kB)]

 

R. Blossey and H. Schiessel: The dynamics of the nucleosome: thermal effects, external forces, and ATP, FEBS journal 278, 3619-3632 (2011) [pdf (340 kB)]

 

R. Blossey and H. Schiessel: Kinetic proofreading in chromatin remodeling: the case of ISWI/ACF, Biophys. J. 101, L30-L32 (2011) [pdf (105 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: Verwickelter Zellkern Physik Journal 10, 31-36 (2011) [pdf (1.4 MB)]

 

P. Prinsen and H. Schiessel: Nucleosome stability and accessibility of its DNA to proteins Biochimie 92, 1722-1728 (2010) [pdf (316 kB)]

 

M. Emanuel, N. Hamedani Radja, A. Henriksson and H. Schiessel: The physics behind the large-scale organisation of DNA in eukaryotes Phys. Biol. 6, 025008-1-11 (2009) [pdf (315 kB)]

 

L. Mollazadeh-Beidokhti, F. Mohammad-Rafiee and H. Schiessel: Active nucleosome displacement: a theoretical approach Biophys. J. 96, 777-784 (2009) [pdf (991 kB)]

 

L. Mollazadeh-Beidokhti, J. Deseigne, D. Lacoste, F. Mohammad-Rafiee and H. Schiessel: Stochastic model for nucleosome sliding in the presence of ligands Phys. Rev. E,79, 031922-1-11 (2009) [pdf (268kB)]

 

M. Depken and H. Schiessel: Nucleosome shape dictates chromatin-fiber structure Biophys. J. 96, 777-784 (2009) [pdf (504 kB)]

 

R. Blossey and H. Schiessel: Kinetic proofreading of gene activation by chromatin remodelling HFSP Journal 2, 167-170 (2008) [pdf (185kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic and H. Schiessel: Opening and closing DNA: theories on the nucleosome in: "Interaction of DNA with Surfactants and Polymers", R. Dias and B. Lindman (Eds.) (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) p. 173-208 [pdf (565kB)]

 

R. M. Thaokar, H. Schiessel and I. M. Kulic: Hydrodynamics of a rotating torus Eur. Phys. J. B 60, 325-336 (2007) [pdf (330kB)]

 

M. Emanuel, H. Mohrbach, M. Sayar, H. Schiessel and I. M. Kulic: Buckling of stiff polymers: influence of thermal fluctuations Phys. Rev. E 75, 061907-1-13 (2007) [pdf (556kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic, H. Mohrbach, R. Thaokar and H. Schiessel: Equation of state of looped DNA Phys. Rev. E 75, 011913-1-23 (2007) [pdf (534kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic, R. Thaokar and H. Schiessel: From sliding nucleosomes to twirling DNA motors J. Comp. and Theor. Nanoscience 3, 912-921 (2006) [pdf (719 kB)]

 

F. Muehlbacher, H. Schiessel and C. Holm: Tail-induced attraction between nucleosome core particles Phys. Rev. E 74, 031919-1-11 (2006) [pdf (1044kB)]

 

J. Langowski and H. Schiessel: Chromatin Simulations in: "Computational studies of RNA and DNA", J. Sponer and F. Lankas (Eds.) (Springer, Berlin, 2006) p. 605-634 [pdf (5.1 MB)]

 

M. N. Tamashiro and H. Schiessel: Rayleigh instability of charged aggregates: role of dimensionality, added salt and dielectric contrast Phys. Rev. E 74, 021412-1-10 (2006) [pdf (316kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: Comment on "Chromatin fiber functional organization: Some plausible models, Eur. Phys. J. E 19, 291-292 (2006) [pdf (61kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: The nucleosome: a transparent, slippery, sticky and yet stable DNA-protein complex Eur. Phys. J. E 19, 251-262 (2006) [pdf (248kB)]

 

F. Muehlbacher, C. Holm and H. Schiessel: Controlled DNA compaction within chromatin: the tail-bridging effect, Europhys. Lett. 73, 135 (2006) [pdf (196 kB)]

 

N. Bagatella-Flores, H. Schiessel and W. M. Gelbart: Statics and dynamics of polymer-wrapped colloid complexes J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 21305-21312 (2005) [pdf (148 kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic, R. Thaokar and H. Schiessel: A DNA ring acting as a thermal ratchet J. Phys.: Cond. Mat. 17, S3965-S3978 (2005) [pdf (720 kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic, R. Thaokar and H. Schiessel: Twirling DNA rings - swimming nanomotors ready for a kickstart Europhys. Lett. 72, 527-533 (2005) [pdf (213 kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic, H. Mohrbach, V. Lobaskin, R. Thaokar and H. Schiessel: Apparent persistence length renormalization of bent DNA Phys. Rev. E 72, 041905-1-5 (2005) [pdf (246 kB)]

 

F. Mohammad-Rafiee, I. M. Kulic and H. Schiessel: Theory of nucleosome corkscrew sliding in the presence of synthetic DNA ligands J. Mol. Biol. 344, 47-58 (2004) [pdf (293 kB)]

 

B. Mergell, R. Everaers and H. Schiessel: Nucleosome interactions in chromatin: fiber stiffening and hairpin formation Phys. Rev. E 70, 011915-1-9 (2004) [pdf (812 kB)]

 

J. Langowski and H. Schiessel: Theory and computer modeling of the 30nm chromatin fiber New Comprehensive Biochemistry 39, 397-420 (2004) [pdf (1.7 MB)]

 

I. Kulic and H. Schiessel: DNA spools under tension Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 228101 (2004) [pdf (224 kB)]

 

M. N. Tamashiro and H. Schiessel: Where the linearized Poisson-Boltzmann cell model fails: the planar case as a prototype study Phys. Rev. E 68, 066106-1-14 (2003) [pdf (246 kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic and H. Schiessel: Chromatin Dynamics: Nucleosomes go Mobile through Twist Defects Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 148103 (2003) [pdf (345 kB)]

 

M. N. Tamashiro and H. Schiessel: Where the linearized Poisson-Boltzmann cell model fails: spurious phase separation in charged colloidal suspensions J. Chem. Phys. 119, 1855-1865 (2003) [pdf (295 kB); supplementary material: pdf (259 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: Topical Review: The physics of chromatin J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 15, R699-R774 (2003) [pdf (961 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: Charged rosettes at high and low ionic strengths Macromolecules 36, 3424-3431 (2003) [pdf (92 kB)]

 

I. M. Kulic and H. Schiessel: Nucleosome repositioning via loop formation Biophys. J. 84, 3197-3211 (2003) [pdf (428 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, G. Oshanin, A. M. Cazabat and M. Moreau: Defect-induced perturbations of atomic monolayers on solid surfaces Phys. Rev. E 66, 056130 (2002) [pdf (369 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: How short-ranged electrostatics controls the chromatin structure on much larger scales Europhys. Lett. 58, 140-146 (2002) [pdf (132 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, R. Bruinsma and W. M. Gelbart: Electostatic complexation of spheres and chains under elastic stress J. Chem. Phys. 115, 7245-7252 (2001) [pdf (114 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel and H. Aranda-Espinoza: Electrostatically induced undulations of lamellar DNA-lipid complexes Eur. Phys. J. E 5, 499-506 (2001) [pdf (246 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, W. M. Gelbart and R. Bruinsma: DNA folding: structural and mechanical properties of the two-angle model for chromatin Biophys. J. 80, 1940-1956 (2001) [pdf (208 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, J. Widom, R. F. Bruinsma and W. M. Gelbart: Polymer reptation and nucleosome repositioning Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 4414-4417 (2001) [pdf (84 kB); Erratum: pdf (27 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, J. Rudnick, R. Bruinsma and W. M. Gelbart: Organized condensation of worm-like chains Europhys. Lett. 51, 237-243 (2000) [pdf (208 kB)]

 

M. N. Tamashiro and H. Schiessel: Stepwise unwinding of polyelectrolytes under stretching Macromolecules 33, 5263-5272 (2000) [pdf (192 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, Chr. Friedrich and A. Blumen: Application to problems in polymer physics and rheology in: "Applications of fractional calculus in physics". R. Hilfer (Ed.) (World Scientific, Singapore, 2000) p. 331-376 [pdf (8.2 Mb kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: Counterion condensation on flexible polyelectrolytes: dependence on ionic strength and chain concentration Macromolecules 32, 5673-5680 (1999) [pdf (171 kB)]

 

Chr. Friedrich, H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Constitutive behavior modelling and fractional derivatives in: "Advances in the flow and rheology of non-Newtonian fluids - Part A", D. A. Siginer, R. P. Chabra, and D. DeKee (Eds.) (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1999) p. 429-466 [pdf (233 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel and P. Pincus: Counterion-condensation-induced collapse of highly charged polyelectrolytes Macromolecules 31, 7953-7959 (1998) [pdf (92 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: Bending of charged flexible membranes due to the presence of macroions Eur. Phys. J. B 6, 373-380 (1998) [pdf (332 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel: Unfold dynamics of generalized Gaussian structures Phys. Rev. E 57, 5775-5781 (1998) [pdf (169 kB)]

 

T. Soddemann, H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Molecular dynamics simulations of polyampholytes: instabilities due to excess charges and external fields Phys. Rev. E 57, 2081-2090 (1998) [pdf (378 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, I. M. Sokolov and A. Blumen: Dynamics of a polyampholyte hooked around an obstacle Phys. Rev. E 56, R2390-R2393 (1997) [pdf (95 kB)]

 

D. Loomans, H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Biased reptation of polyampholytes: trapping and enhancement effects J. Chem. Phys. 107, 2636-2642 (1997) [pdf (132 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Theory of dilute polyampholyte solutions in external electrical fields Macrom. Theory Simul. 6, 103-143 (1997) [pdf (2 MB)]

 

H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Instabilities of polyampholytes in external electrical fields J. Chem. Phys. 105, 4250-4256 (1996) [pdf (129 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Conformations of freely jointed polyampholytes in external electrical fields J. Chem. Phys. 104, 6036-6040 (1996) [pdf (99 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, G. Oshanin and A. Blumen: Dynamics and conformational properties of polyampholytes in external electrical fields: influence of charge distribution Macrom. Theory Simul. 5, 45-66 (1996) [pdf (930 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, R. Metzler, T. F. Nonnenmacher and A. Blumen: Generalized viscoelastic models: their fractional equation with solutions J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 28, 6567-6584 (1995) [pdf (651 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Fractal aspects in polymer science Fractals 3, 483-490 (1995) [pdf (1.2 Mb kB)] [also published in: "Fractal geometry and analysis - The Mandelbrot Festschrift, Curacao 1995", C. J. G. Evertsz, H.-G. Peitgen, and R. F. Voss (Eds.) (World Scientific, Singapore, 1996) p. 79-86]

 

H. Schiessel, G. Oshanin and A. Blumen: Dynamics and conformational properties of polyampholytes in external electrical fields J. Chem. Phys. 103, 5070-5074 (1995) [pdf (114 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Mesoscopic pictures of the sol-gel transition: ladder models and fractal networks Macromolecules 28, 4013-4019 (1995) [pdf (812 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel, P. Alemany and A. Blumen: Dynamics in disordered systems Progr. Colloid Polym. Sci. 96, 15-21 (1994) [pdf (877 kB)]

 

H. Schiessel and A. Blumen: Hierarchical analogues to fractional relaxation equations J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 15, 5057-5069 (1993) [pdf (424 kB)]