Publications in peer-reviewed Journals


Bauer, S. et al.: In vivo and in vitro toxicity of emissions from a non-road diesel engine. (in process of submission)

Binder, S. et al.: In vitro genotoxicity of dibutyl phthalate on A549 lung cells at air-liquid interface in exposure concentrations relevant at workplaces. (in process of submission)

Cao, X. et al.: Adenine derivatization for LC-MS/MS epigenetic DNA modifications studies on monocytic THP-1 cells exposed to reference particulate matter. Anal. Biochem. (2021)

Di Bucchianico, S. et al.: System analysis of respiratory response to wood pellet combustion reveals inflammatory effect. (in process of submission)

Gehm, C. et al.: Hyper-fast gas chromatography and single-photon ionisation time-of-flight mass spectrometry with integrated electrical modulator-based sampling for headspace and online VOC analyses. Analyst 146, 3137-3149 (2021)

Li, C., et al.: Correcting micro-aethalometer absorption measurements for brown carbon aerosol. Sci. Tot. Environ. 777, 146143 (2021)

Momenimovahed, A. et al.: Comparison of black carbon (BC) measurement techniques for marine engine emissions using three marine fuel types. Atmospheric Environment (submitted)

Nguyen, D. L. et al. Carbonaceous aerosol composition in air masses influenced by large-scale biomass burning: a case study in Northwestern Vietnam. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 21, 8293–8312, 2021(2021)

Offer, S. et al.: Atmospheric Aged Aerosol Toxicity of Anthropogenic and Biogenic Emissions in Human Airway Barrier Model Systems after Air-Liquid Interface (ALI) Exposures. Environmental Health Perspectives (submitted)

Ogris, C., et al.: Versatile knowledge guided network inference method for prioritizing key regulatory factors in multi-omics data. Scientific reports 11, 6806 (2021)

Pardo, M. et al.: Toxicity of Water- and Organic-Soluble Wood Tar Fractions from Biomass Burning in Lung Epithelial Cells. Chemical Research in Toxicology, (2021)

Passig, J., et al.: Detection of ship plumes from residualfuel operation in emission control areas using single-particle mass spectrometry. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4171–4185 (2021)

Rudich, J., et al.: The Biogeography of Dust in the Eastern Mediterranean. Communications Earth & Environment. DOI:10.21203/ (under review)

Smita Gupta, S. et al.: An integrative workflow to prioritize toxicity initiation events from air-liquid-interface exposure of human lung cells to combustion aerosols: First application to emissions from a heavy fuel oil or diesel fuel operated ship engine. Research Square (preprint, DOI: 10.21203/


Hartikainen, A. et al.: Photochemical transformation of residential wood combustion emissions: Dependence of organic aerosol composition on OH exposure. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20, 6357-6378 (2020)

Ihantola, T. et al.: Influence of wood species on toxicity of log-wood stove combustion aerosols: A parallel animal and air-liquid interface cell exposure study on spruce and pine smoke. Part. Fibre Toxicol. 17:27 (2020)

Li, C. et al.: Formation of Secondary Brown Carbon in Biomass Burning Aerosol Proxies through NO₃ Radical Reactions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 54, 1395-1405 (2020)

Pardo, M. et al.: Particulate matter toxicity is Nrf2 and mitochondria dependent: The roles of metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 33, 5, 1110–1120 (2020)

Pardo, M., et al.: Mechanisms of lung toxicity induced by biomass burning aerosols. Part. Fibre Toxicol. 17, 4 (2020)

Passig, J. et al.: Resonance-enhanced detection of metals in aerosols using single-particle mass spectrometry. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20, 7139-7152 (2020)

Rüger, C. P.: Cyclic ion mobility spectrometry coupled to high-resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometry equipped with atmospheric solid analysis probe for the molecular characterization of combustion particulate matter. J. Am. Soc. Mass. Spectr., DOI 10.1021/jasms.0c00274 (2020)



Chowdhury, P. H., et al.: Connecting the Oxidative Potential of Secondary Organic Aerosols with Reactive Oxygen Species in Exposed Lung Cells. Environ. Sci. Technol. 53, 23, 13949–13958 (2019)

Ihalainen, M. et al.: A novel high-volume Photochemical Emission Aging flow tube Reactor (PEAR). Aerosol Sci. Technol. 53, 276-294 (2019)

Jiang, X., et al.: Hydrophobic Organic Components of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Associated with Inflammatory Cellular Response. Environ. Sci. Technol. 53, 17, 10479–10486 (2019)

Li, C. et al.: Dynamic changes in optical and chemical properties of tar ball aerosols by atmospheric photochemical aging. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 19, 139-163 (2019)

Miersch, T. et al.: Impact of photochemical ageing on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and oxygenated PAH (Oxy-PAH/OH-PAH) in logwood stove emissions. Sci. Total Environ. 686, 382-392 (2019)

Schade, J. et al.: Spatially shaped laser pulses for the simultaneous detection of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons as well as positive and negative inorganic ions in single particle mass spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 91, 10282-10288 (2019)


Wissenschaftliche Vorarbeiten für aeroHEALTH-relevante Ziele sind in folgenden Publikationen beschrieben.


Czech, H. et al.
Chemical composition and speciation of particulate organic matter from modern residential small-scale wood combustion appliances.
Science of the Total Environment, 612, 636-648 (2018)

Pardo, M. et al.
Seasonal variations in fine particle composition from Beijing prompt oxidative stress response in mouse lung and liver.
Science of the Total Environment, 12;626, 147-155 (2018)

Wolf, F. et al.
SCANPY: Large-scale single-cell gene expression data analysis.
Genome Biol. 19:15 (2018)

Aichler, M. et al.
N-acyl Taurines and Acylcarnitines cause an Imbalance in Insulin Synthesis and Secretion Provoking β Cell Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes.
Cell Metab. Elsevier 25(6):1334–47 (2017)

Pardo, M. et al.
Mitochondria-mediated oxidative stress induced by desert dust in rat alveolar macrophages.
AGU GEOhealth, 1: 4-16 (2017)

Passig, J. et al.
Aerosol mass spectrometer for simultaneous detection of polyaromatic hydrocarbons and inorganic components from individual particles.
Analytical Chemistry 89, 6341-6345 (2017)

Hohaus, T. et al.
A new plant chamber facility, PLUS, coupled to the atmospheric simulation chamber SAPHIR.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1247 – 1259, 2016

Kiendler-Scharr, A. et al.
Ubiquity of organic nitrates from nighttime chemistry in the European submicron aerosol.
Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7735–7744, (2016)