Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Schäffer

Director of the Institute for Environmental Research

Chair of Environmental Biology and Chemodynamics

Room: 42C 250
Phone: +49 (0) 241 / 80-26815 / -26678
(UBC) Institute for Environmental Research, RWTH Aachen University Worringerweg 1 52074 Aachen

Research

  • Environmental chemistry of pollutants (degradation and binding) in soil, water and plants
  • Bioremediation of polluted soil and water (phytoremediation)
  • Environmental Risk Assessment of pollutants

ISI Web of Science publications (core collection)

Total number: 211
Citations: > 6´100 (without self-citations)
h-factor: 38

Google scholar h 43, > 10´000 citations

ResearchGate h 44, > 40´000 reads, profile

List of publications see below (no publications during employment in industry, 1989-1997)

 

Curriculum vitae

since 2012 / 2014: Concurrent professor Nanjing University, China / Honorary professor Chongqing University, China

since 2002: Chair of the board of the Research Institute for Ecosystem analysis and assessment gaiac

2000 - 2007: (As a second appointment) Director at the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME), Schmallenberg

since 1997: Professor for Environmental Biology and Chemodynamics: Director of the Institute of Environmental Research at RWTH Aachen University

1989 -1997: Industry research at Ciba-Geigy / Novartis, Basel, Switzerland (Fate of pesticides in soil, water, plants)

1986 - 1989: Postdoc, University of Zürich, Switzerland (environmental biochemistry)

1984 - 1986: Postdoc, Harvard University, Boston, USA (biochemistry)

1981 - 1984: PhD thesis, Muenster (inorganic chemistry), Germany

1976 - 1981: Study of chemistry, Muenster, Germany

1974 - 1976: Nursing training school (diploma), Wuppertal, Germany

1961 - 1974: School, Wuppertal, Germany

1955: Born in Wuppertal, Germany

 

Memberships and tributes

  • Board member of the International Panel on Chemical Pollution IPCP (since 2019)
  • Member of the Commission Environment, National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (2015-2020)
  • Advisory group member Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST Europe, since 2014)
  • Society of German Chemistry, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, 2007-2014 chair of the board, group Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology)
  • Expert in the German federal office of consumer protection and food safety, BVL (SVA; 2000-2012)
  • Expert in the German federal institute for risk assessment, BfR (since 2009)
  • Expert in the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Scientific Panel Pesticide Residues (PPR; 2003-2006; 2009-2012)
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
  • German Soil Science Society (DBG)
  • Member of the editorial board, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • Member of the editorial board, Soil Systems

 

Publications

Books:

  • Niessner R, Schäffer A (2017): Organic Trace Analysis, De Gruyter, Berlin, 357 pp.
  • Haider K, Schäffer A (2009): Soil Biochemistry. Science Publishers, 2009, 116 pp.
  • Haider K, Schäffer A (2000): Umwandlung und Abbau von Pflanzenbehandlungsmitteln im Boden - Auswirkungen auf die Umwelt. Enke im Thieme Publisher, 224 pp.
  • Haider K, Schäffer A (1998): Chemie der Geo-Bio-Sphäre, German translation of P. O´Neill: Environmental Chemistry. Enke Publisher, 230 pp.

 

Proceedings and discussion papers:

 

Papers in peer reviewed journals:

2020

Jeong Y, Kwon H, Jeon HP, Schäffer A, Smith K (2020): Quantitative evaluation of polyethersulfone and polytetrafluoroethylene membrane sorption in a polar organic chemical integrative sampler (POCIS). Environmental Pollution 115224 Abstract

Cao S, Wang S, Zhao Y, Wang L, Maa Y, Schäffer A, Ji R (2020): Fate of bisphenol S (BPS) and characterization of non-extractable residues in soil: Insights into persistence of BPS. Environment International 143, 105908 Article

Chen ZL, Yuan XZ, Ross-Nickoll M, Hollert H, Schaffer A (2020): Moderate inundation stimulates plant community assembly in the drawdown zone of China's Three Gorges Reservoir. Environ. Sci. Europe 32, 79 Article

Stibany F, Schmidt SN, Mayer P, Schaffer A (2020): Toxicity of dodecylbenzene to algae, crustacean, and fish - Passive dosing of highly hydrophobic liquids at the solubility limit. Chemosphere  251, 126396. Abstract

Mueller A-K Markert N Leser K, Kaempfer D, Crawford SE, Schaeffer A, Segner H, Hollert H (2020): Assessing endocrine disruption in freshwater fish species from a "hotspot" for estrogenic activity in sediment. Environmental Pollution 257, 113636. Abstract

Volz SN, Hausen J, Smith K, Ottermanns R, Schaeffer A, Schiwy S, Hollert H (2020): Do you smell the danger? Effects of three commonly used pesticides on the olfactory-mediated antipredator response of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Chemosphere 241, 124963. Abstract

Sybertz A, Ottermanns R, Schäffer A, Scholz-Starke B, Daniels B, Frische T, Bär S, Ullrich C, Roß-Nickoll M (2020): Simulating spray series of pesticides in agricultural practice reveals evidence for accumulation of environmental risk in soil. Sci. Total Environm. 710, 135004. Abstract

Sybertz A, Roß-Nickoll M, Schäffer A, Scholz-Starke B, Daniels B, Ottermanns R (2020): MITAS: A model for assessing the time-dependent risk of sequential applications of pesticides for soil organisms by consideration of exposure, degradation and mixture toxicity. MethodsX  7, 62-73. Abstract

 

2019

Classen, D., Siedt, M., Nguyen, K.T., Ackermann, J., and Schaeffer, A. (2019) Formation, classification and identification of non-extractable residues of C-14-labelled ionic compounds in soil. Chemosphere 232: 164-170. Abstract

Diehle, M., Gebhardt, W., Pinnekamp, J., Schaeffer, A., and Linnemann, V. (2019) Ozonation of valsartan: Structural elucidation and environmental properties of transformation products. Chemosphere 216: 437-448. Abstract

Heine, P., Hausen, J., Ottermanns, R., Schaeffer, A., and Ross-Nickoll, M. (2019) Forest conversion from Norway spruce to European beech increases species richness and functional structure of aboveground macrofungal communities. Forest Ecology and Management 432: 522-533. Abstract

Hennig, M.P., Maes, H.M., Ottermanns, R., Schaffer, A., and Siebers, N. (2019) Release of radiolabeled multi-walled carbon nanotubes (C-14-MWCNT) from epoxy nanocomposites into quartz sand-water systems and their uptake by Lumbriculus variegatus. Nanoimpact 14. Abstract

Jia, Y., Hammers-Wirtz, M., Crawford, S.E., Chen, Q., Seiler, T.-B., Schaeffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2019) Effect-based and chemical analyses of agonistic and antagonistic endocrine disruptors in multiple matrices of eutrophic freshwaters. Science of the Total Environment 651: 1096-1104. Abstract

Jia, Y., Chen, Q., Crawford, S.E., Song, L., Chen, W., Hammers-Wirtz, M. et al. (2019) Cyanobacterial blooms act as sink and source of endocrine disruptors in the third largest freshwater lake in China. Environmental Pollution 245: 408-418. Abstract

Lan, X., Wang, T., Ewald, F., Chen, Z., Cui, K., Schäffer, A., Wang, L., Ji, R. (2019) 14C-Labelling of the natural steroid estrogens 17alpha-estradiol, 17beta-estradiol, and estrone. Journal of hazardous materials 375: 26-32. Abstract

Schaefer, R.B., Liess, M., Altenburger, R., Filser, J., Hollert, H., Ross-Nickoll, M., Schäffer, A., Scheringer, M. (2019) Future pesticide risk assessment: narrowing the gap between intention and reality. Environmental Sciences Europe 31. Article

Schmidt F, Schaeffer A, Lenz M (2019): Renewable Energy from Finite Resources: Example of Emerging Photovoltaics. Chimia 73, 874-879. Abstract

Shan, J., Corvini, P.F.-X., Schaffer, A., Chee-Sanford, J.C., Yan, X., and Ji, R. (2019) Influence of the geophagous earthworm Aporrectodea sp. on fate of bisphenol A and a branched 4-nonylphenol isomer in soil. The Science of the total environment 693: 133574-133574. Abstract

 

2018

Bluhm, K., Heger, S., Redelstein, R., Brendt, J., Anders, N., Mayer, P. et al. (2018) Genotoxicity of three biofuel candidates compared to reference fuels. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 64: 131-138. Abstract

Heger, S., Du, M., Bauer, K., Schaeffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2018) Comparative ecotoxicity of potential biofuels to water flea (Daphnia magna), zebrafish (Danio rerio) and Chinese hamster (Cricetulus griseus) V79 cells. Science of the Total Environment 631-632: 216-222. Abstract

Heger, S., Bluhm, K., Du, M., Lehmann, G., Anders, N., Dechambre, D. et al. (2018) Aquatic toxicity of biofuel candidates on Daphnia magna. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 164: 125-130. Abstract

Heine, P., Hausen, J., Ottermanns, R., Schaeffer, A., and Ross-Nickoll, M. (2018) Morphological dataset of aboveground macrofungal communities within different forest conversion stages in the Eifel National Park in Germany. Data in Brief 21: 1151-1156. Abstract

Hollert, H., Crawford, S.E., Brack, W., Brinkmann, M., Fischer, E., Hartmann, K. et al. (2018) Looking back - Looking forward: A novel multi-time slice weight-of-evidence approach for defining reference conditions to assess the impact of human activities on lake systems. Science of the Total Environment 626: 1036-1046. Abstract

Jeong, Y., Schaeffer, A., and Smith, K. (2018) A comparison of equilibrium and kinetic passive sampling for the monitoring of aquatic organic contaminants in German rivers. Water Research 145: 248-258. Abstract

Jeong, Y., Schaeffer, A., and Smith, K. (2018) Comparison of the sampling rates and partitioning behaviour of polar and non-polar contaminants in the polar organic chemical integrative sampler and a monophasic mixed polymer sampler for application as an equilibrium passive sampler. Science of the Total Environment 627: 905-915. Abstract

Laux, P., Riebeling, C., Booth, A.M., Brain, J.D., Brunner, J., Cerrillo, C. et al. (2018) Challenges in characterizing the environmental fate and effects of carbon nanotubes and inorganic nanomaterials in aquatic systems. Environmental Science-Nano 5: 48-63. Abstract

Rajpert, L., Schaeffer, A., and Lenz, M. (2018) Redox-stat bioreactors for elucidating mobilisation mechanisms of trace elements: an example of As-contaminated mining soils. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 102: 7635-7641. Abstract

Schaeffer, A., Kaestner, M., and Trapp, S. (2018) A unified approach for including non-extractable residues (NER) of chemicals and pesticides in the assessment of persistence. Environmental Sciences Europe 30:51. Article

Scholz-Starke, B., Bo, L., Holbach, A., Norra, S., Floehr, T., Hollert, H. et al. (2018) Simulation-based assessment of the impact of fertiliser and herbicide application on freshwater ecosystems at the Three Gorges Reservoir in China. Science of the Total Environment 639: 286-303. Abstract

 

2017

Chen, Z., Schmidt, B., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Uptake and decomposition of the herbicide propanil in the plant Bidens pilosa L. dominating in the Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir (TGR), China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24: 11141-11153. Abstract

Findeiss, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Fate and Environmental Impact of Thorium Residues During Rare Earth Processing. Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy 3: 179-189. Abstract

Gasser, C.A., Cvancarova, M., Ammann, E.M., Schaeffer, A., Shahgaldian, P., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2017) Sequential lignin depolymerization by combination of biocatalytic and formic acid/formate treatment steps. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 101: 2575-2588. Abstract

Jeong, Y., Schaeffer, A., and Smith, K. (2017) Equilibrium partitioning of organic compounds to OASIS HLB (R) as a function of compound concentration, pH, temperature and salinity. Chemosphere 174: 297-305. Abstract

Laux, P., Riebeling, C., Booth, A.M., Brain, J.D., Brunner, J., Cerrillo, C. et al. (2017) Biokinetics of nanomaterials: The role of biopersistence. Nanoimpact 6: 69-80. Abstract

Ricken, B., Kolvenbach, B.A., Bergesch, C., Benndorf, D., Kroll, K., Strnad, H. et al. (2017) FMNH2-dependent monooxygenases initiate catabolism of sulfonamides in Microbacterium sp strain BR1 subsisting on sulfonamide antibiotics. Scientific Reports 7. Article

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Schmidt, B., Schaeffer, A., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2017) Distribution and incorporation mode of the herbicide MCPA in soil derived organo-clay complexes. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 52: 584-599. Abstract

Sillapawattana, P., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Effects of imidacloprid on detoxifying enzyme glutathione S-transferase on Folsomia candida (Collembola). Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24: 11111-11119. Abstract

Stibany, F., Schmidt, S.N., Schaeffer, A., and Mayer, P. (2017) Aquatic toxicity testing of liquid hydrophobic chemicals - Passive dosing exactly at the saturation limit. Chemosphere 167: 551-558. Abstract

Stibany, F., Ewald, F., Miller, I., Hollert, H., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Improving the reliability of aquatic toxicity testing of hydrophobic chemicals via equilibrium passive dosing - A multiple trophic level case study on bromochlorophene. Science of the Total Environment 584: 96-104. Abstract

Wang, S., Miltner, A., Kaestner, M., Schaeffer, A., and Nowak, K.M. (2017) Transformation of metamitron in water-sediment systems: Detailed insight into the biodegradation processes. Science of the Total Environment 578: 100-108. Abstract

Yuan, Y., Zhang, P., Schaeffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2017) 3,4-Dichloroaniline revisited: A study on the fate of the priority pollutant in a sediment-water system derived from a rice growing region in Italy. Science of the Total Environment 574: 1012-1020. Abstract

 

2016

Bluhm, K., Seiler, T.-B., Anders, N., Klankermayer, J., Schaeffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2016) Acute embryo toxicity and teratogenicity of three potential biofuels also used as flavor or solvent. Science of the Total Environment 566: 786-795. Abstract

Chen, Z., and Schaffer, A. (2016) The fate of the herbicide propanil in plants of the littoral zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir (TGR), China. Journal of Environmental Sciences 48: 24-33. Abstract

Ebke, K.P., Ahlers, J., Braunbeck, T., Oehlmann, J., Ratte, T., Schaefer, R.B. et al. (2016) The German postgraduate degree program in ecotoxicology (SETAC GLB and GDCh): a success story. Environmental Sciences Europe 28. Article

Gasser, C.A., Ammann, E.M., Schaeffer, A., Shahgaldian, P., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2016) Production of superparamagnetic nanobiocatalysts for green chemistry applications. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100: 7281-7296. Abstract

Heger, S., Bluhm, K., Brendt, J., Mayer, P., Anders, N., Schaeffer, A. et al. (2016) Microscale In Vitro Assays for the Investigation of Neutral Red Retention and Ethoxyresorufin-O-Deethylase of Biofuels and Fossil Fuels. Plos One 11. Abstract

Kaestner, M., Nowak, K.M., Miltner, A., and Schaeffer, A. (2016) (Multiple) Isotope probing approaches to trace the fate of environmental chemicals and the formation of non-extractable 'bound' residues. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 41: 73-82. Abstract

Nowack, B., Boldrin, A., Caballero, A., Hansen, S.F., Gottschalk, F., Heggelund, L. et al. (2016) Meeting the Needs for Released Nanomaterials Required for Further Testing-The SUN Approach. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 2747-2753. Article

Nowak, K., Wang, S., Miltner, A., Schaeffer, A., and Kaestner, M. (2016) Non-extractable residues (NER) from xenobiotic in soil and sediments: a new classification and relevance in the risk assessment. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 252. Abstract

Possberg, C., Schmidt, B., Nowak, K., Telscher, M., Lagojda, A., and Schaeffer, A. (2016) Quantitative Identification of Biogenic Nonextractable Pesticide Residues in Soil by C-14-Analysis. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 6415-6422. Abstract

Rajpert, L., Kolvenbach, B.A., Ammann, E.M., Hockmann, K., Nachtegaal, M., Eiche, E. et al. (2016) Arsenic Mobilization from Historically Contaminated Mining Soils in a Continuously Operated Bioreactor: Implications for Risk Assessment. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 9124-9132. Abstract

Rhiem, S., Barthel, A.-K., Meyer-Plath, A., Hennig, M.P., Wachtendorf, V., Sturm, H. et al. (2016) Release of C-14-labelled carbon nanotubes from polycarbonate composites. Environmental Pollution 215: 356-365. Abstract

Schaeffer, A., Amelung, W., Hollert, H., Kaestner, M., Kandeler, E., Kruse, J. et al. (2016) The impact of chemical pollution on the resilience of soils under multiple stresses: A conceptual framework for future research. Science of the Total Environment 568: 1076-1085. Abstract

Schivvy, A., Maes, H.M., Koske, D., Flecken, M., Schmidt, K.R., Schell, H. et al. (2016) The ecotoxic potential of a new zero-valent iron nanomaterial, designed for the elimination of halogenated pollutants, and its effect on reductive dechlorinating microbial communities. Environmental Pollution 216: 419-427. Abstract

Sillapawattana, P., Gruhlke, M.C.H., and Schaeffer, A. (2016) Effect of silver nanoparticles on the standard soil arthropod Folsomia candida (Collembola) and the eukaryote model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Environmental Sciences Europe 28. Article

Tong, F., Gu, X., Gu, C., Xie, J., Xie, X., Jiang, B. et al. (2016) Stimulation of Tetrabromobisphenol A Binding to Soil Humic Substances by Birnessite and the Chemical Structure of the Bound Residues. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 6257-6266. Abstract

Wang, S., Seiwert, B., Kaestner, M., Miltner, A., Schaeffer, A., Reemtsma, T. et al. (2016) (Bio)degradation of glyphosate in water-sediment microcosms - A stable isotope co-labeling approach. Water Research 99: 91-100. Abstract

Werner, I., Aldrich, A., Becker, B., Becker, D., Brinkmann, M., Burkhardt, M. et al. (2016) The 2015 Annual Meeting of SETAC German Language Branch in Zurich (7-10 September, 2015): Ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry-from research to application. Environmental Sciences Europe 28. Article

Wyrwoll, A.J., Lautenschlager, P., Bach, A., Hellack, B., Dybowska, A., Kuhlbusch, T.A.J. et al. (2016) Size matters - The phototoxicity of TiO2 nanomaterials. Environmental Pollution 208: 859-867. Abstract

Xiao, H., Kuckelkorn, J., Nuesser, L.K., Floehr, T., Hennig, M.P., Ross-Nickoll, M. et al. (2016) The metabolite 3,4,3 ',4 '-tetrachloroazobenzene (TCAB) exerts a higher ecotoxicity than the parent compounds 3,4-dichloroaniline (3,4-DCA) and propanil. Science of the Total Environment 551: 304-316. Abstract

 

2015

Floehr, T., Scholz-Starke, B., Xiao, H.X., Hercht, H., Wu, L.L., Hou, J.L. et al. (2015) Linking Ah receptor mediated effects of sediments and impacts on fish to key pollutants in the Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir, China - A comprehensive perspective. Science of the Total Environment 538: 191-211. Abstract

Floehr, T., Scholz-Starke, B., Xiao, H.X., Koch, J., Wu, L.L., Hou, J.L. et al. (2015) Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir, China: A holistic assessment of organic pollution, mutagenic effects of sediments and genotoxic impacts on fish. Journal of Environmental Sciences 38: 63-82. Abstract

Floeter, C., Foerstner, U., Hammers-Wirtz, M., Heimbach, F., Heise, S., Hoess, S. et al. (2015) Laudation to PD Dr. Wolfgang Ahlf: towards integrated approaches in sediment toxicology and its transfer to sediment quality guidelines. Environmental Sciences Europe 27. Article

Heine, S., Schmitt, W., Schaeffer, A., Goerlitz, G., Buresova, H., Arts, G., and Preuss, T.G. (2015) Mechanistic modelling of toxicokinetic processes within Myriophyllum spicatum. Chemosphere 120: 292-298. Abstract

Kalathoor, R., Zeiner, M., Schmidt, B., Schaffer, A., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2015) First evidence for covalent linkage of acidic metabolites of metalaxyl and DDT as non-extractable pesticide residues in soil and sediment. Environmental Chemistry Letters 13: 431-437. Abstract

Kalathoor, R., Botterweck, J., Schaeffer, A., Schmidt, B., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2015) Quantitative and enantioselective analyses of non-extractable residues of the fungicide metalaxyl in soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments 15: 659-670. Abstract

Rhiem, S., Riding, M.J., Baumgartner, W., Martin, F.L., Semple, K.T., Jones, K.C. et al. (2015) Interactions of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with algal cells: Quantification of association, visualization of uptake, and measurement of alterations in the composition of cells. Environmental Pollution 196: 431-439. Abstract

Ricken, B., Fellmann, O., Kohler, H.P.E., Schaffer, A., Corvini, P.F.X., and Kolvenbach, B.A. (2015) Degradation of sulfonamide antibiotics by Microbacterium sp strain BR1-elucidating the downstream pathway. New Biotechnology 32: 710-715. Abstract

Schaeffer, A. (2015) Obituary (Prof. Dr. Konrad Haider) 4 July 1928-3 September 2015. Biology and Fertility of Soils 51: 1021-1021. Abstract

Schaeffer, A., Nannipieri, P., Kastner, M., Schmidt, B., and Botterweck, J. (2015) From humic substances to soil organic matter-microbial contributions. In honour of Konrad Haider and James P. Martin for their outstanding research contribution to soil science. Journal of Soils and Sediments 15: 1865-1881. Abstract

Simon, A., Preuss, T.G., Schaffer, A., Hollert, H., and Maes, H.M. (2015) Population level effects of multiwalled carbon nanotubes in Daphnia magna exposed to pulses of triclocarban. Ecotoxicology 24: 1199-1212. Abstract

Yuan, Y., Weitzel, P., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2015) Metabolic fate of the C-14-labeled herbicide clodinafop-propargyl in a sediment-water system. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 50: 533-543. Abstract

 

2014

Botterweck, J., Schmidt, B., Schwarzbauer, J., Kalathoor, R., and Schaeffer, A. (2014) Enhanced non-extractable residue formation of C-14-metalaxyl catalyzed by an immobilized laccase. Biology and Fertility of Soils 50: 1015-1024. Abstract

Botterweck, J., Classen, D., Zegarski, T., Gottfroh, C., Kalathoor, R., Schaffer, A. et al. (2014) A correlation between the fate and non-extractable residue formation of C-14-metalaxyl and enzymatic activities in soil. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 49: 69-78. Abstract

Brinkmann, M., Eichbaum, K., Buchinger, S., Reifferscheid, G., Bui, T., Schaffer, A. et al. (2014) Understanding Receptor-Mediated Effects in Rainbow Trout: In Vitro-in Vivo Extrapolation Using Physiologically Based Toxicokinetic Models. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 3303-3309. Abstract

Fores-Cervantes, D.X., Maes, H.M., Schaffer, A., Hollender, J., and Kohler, H.P.E. (2014) Slow Biotransformation of Carbon Nanotubes by Horseradish Peroxidase. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 4826-4834. Abstract

Gabsi, F., Schaffer, A., and Preuss, T.G. (2014) Predicting the sensitivity of populations from individual exposure to chemicals: the role of ecological interactions. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 33: 1449-1457. Abstract

Gabsi, F., Hammers-Wirtz, M., Grimm, V., Schaeffer, A., and Preuss, T.G. (2014) Coupling different mechanistic effect models for capturing individual- and population-level effects of chemicals: Lessons from a case where standard risk assessment failed. Ecological Modelling 280: 18-29. Abstract

Hudjetz, S., Herrmann, H., Cofalla, C., Brinkmann, M., Kammann, U., Schaeffer, A. et al. (2014) An attempt to assess the relevance of flood events-biomarker response of rainbow trout exposed to resuspended natural sediments in an annular flume. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21: 13744-13757. Abstract

Ibrahim, L., Preuss, T.G., Schaeffer, A., and Hommen, U. (2014) A contribution to the identification of representative vulnerable fish species for pesticide risk assessment in Europe-A comparison of population resilience using matrix models. Ecological Modelling 280: 65-75. Abstract

Kastner, M., Nowak, K.M., Miltner, A., Trapp, S., and Schaffer, A. (2014) Classification and Modelling of Nonextractable Residue (NER) Formation of Xenobiotics in Soil - A Synthesis. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 44: 2107-2171. Abstract

Koeber, R., Hollert, H., Hornbruch, G., Jekel, M., Kamptner, A., Klaas, N. et al. (2014) Nanoscale zero-valent iron flakes for groundwater treatment. Environmental Earth Sciences 72: 3339-3352. Abstract

Kulkarni, D., Hommen, U., Schaeffer, A., and Preuss, T.G. (2014) Ecological interactions affecting population-level responses to chemical stress in Mesocyclops leuckarti. Chemosphere 112: 340-347. Abstract

Maes, H.M., Maletz, S.X., Ratte, H.T., Hollender, J., and Schaeffer, A. (2014) Uptake, Elimination, and Biotransformation of 17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol by the Freshwater Alga Desmodesmus subspicatus. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 12354-12361. Abstract

Maes, H.M., Stibany, F., Giefers, S., Daniels, B., Deutschmann, B., Baumgartner, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2014) Accumulation and Distribution of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes in Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Science & Technology 48: 12256-12264. Abstract

Nickel, C., Angelstorf, J., Bienert, R., Burkart, C., Gabsch, S., Giebner, S. et al. (2014) Dynamic light-scattering measurement comparability of nanomaterial suspensions. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 16. Abstract

Zimmermann, Y.-S., Niewersch, C., Lenz, M., Kuel, Z.Z., Corvini, P.F.X., Schaeffer, A., and Wintgens, T. (2014) Recycling of Indium From CIGS Photovoltaic Cells: Potential of Combining Acid-Resistant Nanofiltration with Liquid-Liquid Extraction. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 13412-13418. Abstract

 

2013

Abhilash, P.C., Singh, B., Srivastava, P., Schaeffer, A., and Singh, N. (2013) Remediation of lindane by Jatropha curcas L: Utilization of multipurpose species for rhizoremediation. Biomass & Bioenergy 51: 189-193. Abstract

Brinkmann, M., Hudjetz, S., Kammann, U., Hennig, M., Kuckelkorn, J., Chinoraks, M. et al. (2013) How flood events affect rainbow trout: Evidence of a biomarker cascade in rainbow trout after exposure to PAH contaminated sediment suspensions. Aquatic Toxicology 128: 13-24. Abstract

Floehr, T., Xiao, H.X., Scholz-Starke, B., Wu, L.L., Hou, J.L., Yin, D.Q. et al. (2013) Solution by dilution? A review on the pollution status of the Yangtze River. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20: 6934-6971. Abstract

Girardi, C., Nowak, K.M., Carranza-Diaz, O., Lewkow, B., Miltner, A., Gehre, M. et al. (2013) Microbial degradation of the pharmaceutical ibuprofen and the herbicide 2,4-D in water and soil - Use and limits of data obtained from aqueous systems for predicting their fate in soil. Science of the Total Environment 444: 32-42. Abstract

Gogos, A., Evangelou, M.W.H., Schaeffer, A., and Schulin, R. (2013) Hydrolysed wool: a novel soil amendment for zinc and iron biofortification of wheat. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 56: 130-141. Abstract

Li, C.L., Schaffer, A., Vereecken, H., Heggen, M., Ji, R., and Klumpp, E. (2013) Influences of perfluorooctanoic acid on the aggregation of multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Journal of Environmental Sciences (China) 25: 466-472. Abstract

Nowak, K.M., Girardi, C., Miltner, A., Gehre, M., Schaffer, A., and Kastner, M. (2013) Contribution of microorganisms to non-extractable residue formation during biodegradation of ibuprofen in soil. Science of the Total Environment 445: 377-384. Abstract

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Adams, A., Schmidt, B., Schaeffer, A., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2013) Incorporation Mechanisms of a Branched Nonylphenol Isomer in Soil-Derived Organo-Clay Complexes during a 180-Day Experiment. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 7155-7162. Abstract

Scholz-Starke, B., Beylich, A., Moser, T., Nikolakis, A., Rumpler, N., Schaffer, A. et al. (2013) The response of soil organism communities to the application of the insecticide lindane in terrestrial model ecosystems. Ecotoxicology 22: 339-362. Abstract

Scholz-Starke, B., Ottermanns, R., Rings, U., Floehr, T., Hollert, H., Hou, J.L. et al. (2013) An integrated approach to model the biomagnification of organic pollutants in aquatic food webs of the Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir ecosystem using adapted pollution scenarios. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20: 7009-7026. Abstract

Zimmermann, Y.-S., Schaeffer, A., Corvini, P.F.X., and Lenz, M. (2013) Thin-Film Photovoltaic Cells: Long-Term Metal(loid) Leaching at Their End-of-Life. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 13151-13159. Abstract

 

2012

Bergmann, A., Bi, Y., Chen, L., Floehr, T., Henkelmann, B., Holbach, A. et al. (2012) The Yangtze-Hydro Project: a Chinese-German environmental program. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 19: 1341-1344. Abstract

Bluhm, K., Heger, S., Seiler, T.B., Hallare, A.V., Schaffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2012) Toxicological and ecotoxicological potencies of biofuels used for the transport sector-a literature review. Energy & Environmental Science 5: 7381-7392. Abstract

Cofalla, C., Hudjetz, S., Roger, S., Brinkmann, M., Frings, R., Wolz, J. et al. (2012) A combined hydraulic and toxicological approach to assess re-suspended sediments during simulated flood events-part II: an interdisciplinary experimental methodology. Journal of Soils and Sediments 12: 429-442. Abstract

Gasser, C.A., Hommes, G., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2012) Multi-catalysis reactions: new prospects and challenges of biotechnology to valorize lignin. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 95: 1115-1134. Abstract

Heger, S., Bluhm, K., Agler, M.T., Maletz, S., Schaffer, A., Seiler, T.B. et al. (2012) Biotests for hazard assessment of biofuel fermentation. Energy & Environmental Science 5: 9778-9788. Abstract

Junge, T., Classen, N., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2012) Fate of the veterinary antibiotic C-14-difloxacin in soil including simultaneous amendment of pig manure with the focus on non-extractable residues. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 47: 858-868. Abstract

Kolvenbach, B.A., Dobrowinski, H., Fousek, J., Vlcek, C., Schaffer, A., Gabriel, F.L.P. et al. (2012) An unexpected gene cluster for downstream degradation of alkylphenols in Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 93: 1315-1324. Abstract

Lang, F., Schaumann, G.E., Thiele-Bruhn, S., Schaeffer, A., Frund, H.C., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2012) Coevolution of organic substances and soils: links between soil forming processes and the stabilisation of organic substances. Journal of Soils and Sediments 12: 1209-1210. Article

Li, C.L., Zhang, B., Ertunc, T., Schaeffer, A., and Ji, R. (2012) Birnessite-Induced Binding of Phenolic Monomers to Soil Humic Substances and Nature of the Bound Residues. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 8843-8850. Abstract

Li, C.L., Ji, R., Schaffer, A., Sequaris, J.M., Amelung, W., Vereecken, H., and Klumpp, E. (2012) Sorption of a branched nonylphenol and perfluorooctanoic acid on Yangtze River sediments and their model components. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 14: 2653-2658. Abstract

Li, C.L., Schaffer, A., Sequaris, J.M., Laszlo, K., Toth, A., Tombacz, E. et al. (2012) Surface-associated metal catalyst enhances the sorption of perfluorooctanoic acid to multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 377: 342-346. Abstract

Zimmermann, Y.S., Schaffer, A., Hugi, C., Fent, K., Corvini, P.F.X., and Lenz, M. (2012) Organic photovoltaics: Potential fate and effects in the environment. Environment International 49: 128-140. Abstract

 

2011

Girardi, C., Greve, J., Lamshoft, M., Fetzer, I., Miltner, A., Schaffer, A., and Kastner, M. (2011) Biodegradation of ciprofloxacin in water and soil and its effects on the microbial communities. Journal of Hazardous Materials 198: 22-30. Abstract

Jablonowski, N.D., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2011) Still present after all these years: persistence plus potential toxicity raise questions about the use of atrazine. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 18: 328-331. Abstract

Junge, T., Meyer, K.C., Ciecielski, K., Adams, A., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2011) Characterization of non-extractable C-14- and C-13-sulfadiazine residues in soil including simultaneous amendment of pig manure. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 46: 137-149. Abstract

Li, C.L., Berns, A.E., Schaffer, A., Sequaris, J.M., Vereecken, H., Ji, R., and Klumpp, E. (2011) Effect of structural composition of humic acids on the sorption of a branched nonylphenol isomer. Chemosphere 84: 409-414. Abstract

Nowak, K.M., Miltner, A., Gehre, M., Schaffer, A., and Kastner, M. (2011) Formation and Fate of Bound Residues from Microbial Biomass during 2,4-D Degradation in Soil. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 999-1006. Abstract

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Schaffer, A., Schwarzbauer, J., and Schmidt, B. (2011) Distribution, fate and formation of non-extractable residues of a nonylphenol isomer in soil with special emphasis on soil derived organo-clay complexes. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 46: 394-403. Abstract

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Schwarzbauer, J., Schaffer, A., Schmidt, B., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2011) Rapid incorporation and short-term distribution of a nonylphenol isomer and the herbicide MCPA in soil-derived organo-clay complexes. Environmental Chemistry Letters 9: 411-415. Abstract

Scholz-Starke, B., Nikolakis, A., Leicher, T., Lechelt-Kunze, C., Heimbach, F., Theissen, B. et al. (2011) Outdoor Terrestrial Model Ecosystems are suitable to detect pesticide effects on soil fauna: design and method development. Ecotoxicology 20: 1932-1948. Abstract

Shan, J., Jiang, B.Q., Yu, B., Li, C.L., Sun, Y.Y., Guo, H.Y. et al. (2011) Isomer-Specific Degradation of Branched and Linear 4-Nonylphenol Isomers in an Oxic Soil. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 8283-8289. Abstract

Vereecken, H., Vanderborght, J., Kasteel, R., Spiteller, M., Schaffer, A., and Close, M. (2011) Do Lab-Derived Distribution Coefficient Values of Pesticides Match Distribution Coefficient Values Determined from Column and Field-Scale Experiments? A Critical Analysis of Relevant Literature. Journal of Environmental Quality 40: 879-898. Abstract

Vijgen, J., Abhilash, P.C., Li, Y.F., Lal, R., Forter, M., Torres, J. et al. (2011) Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) as new Stockholm Convention POPs-a global perspective on the management of Lindane and its waste isomers. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 18: 152-162. Abstract

 

2010

Singh, N., Berns, A.E., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2010) Effect of soil organic matter chemistry on sorption of trinitrotoluene and 2,4-dinitrotoluene. Journal of Hazardous Materials 173: 343-348. Abstract

 

2009

Butenschoen, O., Ji, R., Schaffer, A., and Scheu, S. (2009) The fate of catechol in soil as affected by earthworms and clay. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41: 330-339. Abstract

Cirja, M., Hommes, G., Ivashechkin, P., Prell, J., Schaffer, A., Corvini, P.F.X., and Lenz, M. (2009) Impact of bio-augmentation with Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3 in membrane bioreactors degrading nonylphenol. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 84: 183-189. Abstract

Jablonowski, N.D., Koppchen, S., Hofmann, D., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2009) Persistence of C-14-labeled atrazine and its residues in a field lysimeter soil after 22 years. Environmental Pollution 157: 2126-2131. Abstract

Kammann, U., Vobach, M., Wosniok, W., Schaffer, A., and Telscher, M. (2009) Acute toxicity of 353-nonylphenol and its metabolites for zebrafish embryos. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 16, 227-231. Abstract

Ning, J., Liebich, J., Kastner, M., Zhou, J.Z., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2009) Different influences of DNA purity indices and quantity on PCR-based DGGE and functional gene microarray in soil microbial community study. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 82: 983-993. Abstract

Schaeffer, A., Hollert, H., Ratte, H.T., Ross-Nickoll, M., Filser, J., Matthies, M. et al. (2009) An indispensable asset at risk: merits and needs of chemicals-related environmental sciences. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 16: 410-413. Abstract

Schmidt, B., Schumacher-Buffel, R., Thiede, B., and Schaffer, A. (2009) Synthesis of 1-N-15,2-C-13 -labeled difloxacin. Monatshefte Fur Chemie 140: 1221-1227. Abstract

Wolz, J., Cofalla, C., Hudjetz, S., Roger, S., Brinkmann, M., Schmidt, B. et al. (2009) In search for the ecological and toxicological relevance of sediment re-mobilisation and transport during flood events. Journal of Soils and Sediments 9: 1-5. Abstract

 

2008

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., Hommes, G., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Biodegradation: The reason for the inefficiency of small organic acids in chelant-assisted phytoextraction. Water Air and Soil Pollution 195: 177-188. Abstract

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., Koerner, A., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Hydrolysed wool: A novel chelating agent for metal chelant-assisted phytoextraction from soil. Chemosphere 72: 525-531. Abstract

Jablonowski, N.D., Modler, J., Schaeffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2008) Bioaccessibility of environmentally aged C-14-atrazine residues in an agriculturally used soil and its particle-size aggregates. Environmental Science & Technology 42: 5904-5910. Abstract

Jablonowski, N.D., Koeppchen, S., Hofmann, D., Schaeffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2008) Spatial Distribution and Characterization of Long-Term Aged C-14-Labeled Atrazine Residues in Soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56: 9548-9554. Abstract

Kouloumbos, V.N., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) Impact of sewage sludge conditioning and dewatering on the fate of nonylphenol in sludge-amended soils. Water Research 42: 3941-3951. Abstract

Kouloumbos, V.N., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) The role of sludge conditioning and dewatering in the fate of nonylphenol in sludge-amended soils. Water Science and Technology 57: 329-335. Abstract

Lammel, G., Feichter, J., Kurtenbach, R., Wiesen, P., Kreuzig, R., Muller, S. et al. (2008) Environmental chemistry 2007. Nachrichten Aus Der Chemie 56: 346-352. Article

Liu, Q., Ji, R., Hommes, G., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) Fate of a branched nonylphenol isomer in submerged paddy soils amended with nitrate. Water Research 42: 4802-4808. Abstract

Marschner, B., Brodowski, S., Dreves, A., Gleixner, G., Gude, A., Grootes, P.M. et al. (2008) How relevant is recalcitrance for the stabilization of organic matter in soils? Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science-Zeitschrift Fur Pflanzenernahrung Und Bodenkunde 171: 91-110. Abstract

Nowak, K.M., Kouloumbos, V.N., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) Effect of sludge treatment on the bioaccumulation of nonylphenol in grass grown on sludge-amended soil. Environmental Chemistry Letters 6: 53-58. Article

Schaffer, A., van den Brink, P., Heimbach, F., Hoy, S., de Jong, F., Rombke, J. et al. (2008) Semi-field methods are a useful tool for the environmental risk assessment of pesticides in soil - Developed on the discussions at the SETAC workshop PERAS, Coimbra, Portugal, October 2007. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 15: 176-177. Article

Schmidt, B., Ebert, J., Lamshoft, M., Thiede, B., Schumacher-Buffel, R., Ji, R. et al. (2008) Fate in soil of C-14-sulfadiazine residues contained in the manure of young pigs treated with a veterinary antibiotic. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 43: 8-20. Abstract

Singh, N., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Sorption-desorption of trinitrotoluene in soils: Effect of saturating metal cations. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 80: 443-446. Abstract

Singh, N., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Degradation of trinitrotoluene in contaminated soils as affected by its initial concentrations and its binding to soil organic matter fractions. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 43: 348-356. Abstract

Singh, N., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Mobility and degradation of trinitrotoluene/metabolites in soil columns: Effect of soil organic carbon content. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 43: 682-693. Abstract

 

2007

Berns, A.E., Bertmer, M., Schaffer, A., Meier, R.J., Vereecken, H., and Lewandowski, H. (2007) The N-15-CPMAS spectra of simazine and its metabolites: measurements and quantum chemical calculations. European Journal of Soil Science 58: 882-888. Article

Cirja, M., Zuehlke, S., Ivashechkin, P., Hollender, J., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2007) Behavior of two differently radiolabelled 17 alpha-ethinylestradiols continuously applied to a laboratory-scale membrane bioreactor with adapted industrial activated sludge. Water Research 41: 4403-4412. Abstract

Corvini, P.F.X., Meesters, R., Mundt, M., Schaffer, A., Schmidt, B., Schroder, H.F. et al. (2007) Contribution to the detection and identification of oxidation metabolites of nonylphenol in Sphingomonas sp Strain TTNP3. Biodegradation 18: 233-245. Article

Ebel, M., Evangelou, M.W.H., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) Cyanide phytoremediation by water hyacinths (Eichhornia crassipes). Chemosphere 66: 816-823. Abstract

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) Chelate assisted phytoextraction of heavy metals from soil. Effect, mechanism, toxicity, and fate of chelating agents. Chemosphere 68: 989-1003. Abstract

Evangelou, M.W.H., Bauer, U., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) The influence of EDDS and EDTA on the uptake of heavy metals of Cd and Cu from soil with tobacco Nicotiana tabacum. Chemosphere 68: 345-353. Abstract

Evangelou, M.W.H., Kutschinski-Kloss, S., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) Potential of Borago officinalis, Sinapis alba L. and Phacelia boratus for Phytoextraction of Cd and Pb from Soil. Water Air and Soil Pollution 182: 407-416. Article

Kolvenbach, B., Schlaich, N., Raoui, Z., Prell, J., Zuhlke, S., Schaffer, A. et al. (2007) Degradation pathway of bisphenol A: Does ipso substitution apply to phenols containing a quaternary alpha-carbon structure in the para position? Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 4776-4784. Article

Li, C., Ji, R., Vinken, R., Honinies, G., Bertmer, M., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2007) Role of dissolved humic acids in the biodegradation of a single isomer of nonylphenol by Sphingomonas sp. Chemosphere 68: 2172-2180. Abstract

Liebich, J., Schloter, M., Schaffer, A., Vereecken, H., and Burauel, P. (2007) Degradation and humification of maize straw in soil microcosms inoculated with simple and complex microbial communities. European Journal of Soil Science 58: 141-151. Article

Ribbert, M., Wolters, A., Barth, S., Stoecker, M., Schaeffer, A., Fischer, R., and Finnern, R. (2007) Immunodetection of Venturia inaequalis ascospores with phage antibodies. Journal of Phytopathology 155: 170-177. Abstract

 

2006

Cirja, M., Zuhlke, S., Ivashechkin, P., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2006) Fate of a C-14-labeled nonylphenol isomer in a laboratory-scale membrane bioreactor. Environmental Science & Technology 40: 6131-6136. Abstract

Corvini, P.F.X., Schaffer, A., and Schlosser, D. (2006) Microbial degradation of nonylphenol and other alkylphenols - our evolving view. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 72: 223-243. Article

Corvini, P.F.X., Hollender, J., Ji, R., Schumacher, S., Prell, J., Hommes, G. et al. (2006) The degradation of alpha-quaternary nonylphenol isomers by Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3 involves a type II ipso-substitution mechanism. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 70: 114-122. Article

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2006) Evaluation of the effect of small organic acids on phytoextraction of Cu and Pb from soil with tobacco Nicotiana tabacum. Chemosphere 63: 996-1004. Abstract

Li, X.Z., Ji, R., Schaffer, A., and Brune, A. (2006) Mobilization of soil phosphorus during passage through the gut of larvae of Pachnoda ephippiata (Coleoptera : Searabaeidae). Plant and Soil 288: 263-270. Article

Seidel, B., Alm, M., Peters, R., Kordell, W., and Schaffer, A. (2006) Safety evaluation for a biodiesel process using prion-contaminated animal fat as a source. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 13: 125-130. Article

So, H., Yoo, Y.-S., Schaeffer, A. (2006): Availability of carboxylated magentic beads for extracting heavy metals from aqueous solution. J. Magentics 11, 98-102. Article

 

2005

Berns, A., Vinken, R., Bertmer, M., Breitschwerdt, A., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Use of N-15-depleted artificial compost in bound residue studies. Chemosphere 59: 649-658. Abstract

Corvini, P.F.X., Elend, M., Hollender, J., Ji, R., Preiss, A., Vinken, R., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Metabolism of a nonylphenol isomer by Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3. Environmental Chemistry Letters 2: 185-189. Article

Ji, R., Chen, Z.X., Corvini, P.F.X., Kappler, A., Brune, A., Haider, K., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Synthesis of C-13 - and C-14 -labeled phenolic humus and lignin monomers. Chemosphere 60: 1169-1181. Abstract

So, H., Shin, H.C., Yoo, Y.-S., Schaeffer, A. (2005): Analysis of mobile lead using carboxylated magentic particle. J. Magnetics 10, 89-92. Article

Telscher, M.J.H., Schuller, U., Schmidt, B., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Occurrence of a nitro metabolite of a defined nonylphenol isomer in soil/sewage sludge mixtures. Environmental Science and Technology 39: 7896-7900. Abstract

Vinken, R., Schaffer, A., and Ji, R. (2005) Abiotic association of soil-borne monomeric phenols with humic acids. Organic Geochemistry 36: 583-593. Abstract

 

2004

Corvini, P.F.X., Meesters, R.J.W., Schaffer, A., Schroder, H.F., Vinken, R., and Hollender, J. (2004) Degradation of a nonylphenol single isomer by Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3 leads to a hydroxylation-induced migration product. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 6897-6900. Article

Ertunc, T., Schmidt, B., Kuhn, H., Bertmer, M., and Schaffer, A. (2004) Investigation on the chemical structure of nonextractable residues of the fungicide cyprodinil in spring wheat using C-13-C1-phenyl-cyprodinil on C-13-depleted plants - An alternative approach to investigation nonextractable residues. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 39: 689-707. Abstract

Evangelou, M.W.H., Daghan, H., and Schaeffer, A. (2004) The influence of humic acids on the phytoextraction of cadmium from soil. Chemosphere 57: 207-213. Abstract

Ji, R., and Schaffer, A. (2004) Synthesis of uniformly ring-C-14 -labelled 4-hydroxybenzaldehyde, vanillin, and protocatechualdehyde. Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals 47: 209-216. Abstract

Sapp, M., Ertunc, T., Bringmann, I., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2004) Characterization of the bound residues of the fungicide cyprodinil formed in plant cell suspension cultures of wheat. Pest Management Science 60: 65-74. Abstract

Vinken, R., Hollrigl-Rosta, A., Schmidt, B., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2004) Bioavailability of a nonylphenol in dependence on the association to dissolved humic substances. Water Science and Technology 50: 277-283. Abstract

Wolters, A., Leistra, M., Linnemann, V., Klein, M., Schaffer, A., and Vereecken, H. (2004) Pesticide volatilization from plants: Improvement of the PEC model PELMO based on a boundary-layer concept. Environmental Science & Technology 38: 2885-2893. Abstract

 

2003

Hartlieb, N., Erturic, T., Schaeffer, A., and Klein, W. (2003) Mineralization, metabolism and formation of non-extractable residues of C-14-labelled organic contaminants during pilot-scale composting of municipal biowaste. Environmental Pollution 126: 83-91. Abstract

Hollrigl-Rosta, A., Vinken, R., Lenz, M., and Schaffer, A. (2003) Sorption and dialysis experiments to assess the binding of phenolic xenobiotics to dissolved organic matter in soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 746-752. Article

Liebich, J., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2003) Structural and functional approach to studying pesticide side-effects on specific soil functions. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 784-790. Article

Telscher, M., Schaffer, A., and Hollrigl-Rosta, A. (2003) Binding interactions of herbicide metabolites with clay minerals and humic acids in an aqueous system. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 12: 559-564. Abstract

Wolters, A., Kromer, T., Linnemann, V., Schaffer, A., and Vereecken, H. (2003) A new tool for laboratory studies on volatilization: Extension of applicability of the photovolatility chamber. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 791-797. Article

Wolters, A., Linnemann, V., Herbst, M., Klein, M., Schaffer, A., and Vereecken, H. (2003) Pesticide volatilization from soil: Lysimeter measurements versus predictions of European registration models. Journal of Environmental Quality 32: 1183-1193. Abstract

 

2002

Ertunc, T., Hartlieb, N., Berns, A., Kliens, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2002) Investigations on the binding mechanism of the herbicide simazine to dissolved organic matter in leachates of compost. Chemosphere 49: 597-604. Abstract

Ji, R., and Schaffer, A. (2002) Synthesis of C-13- and C-14-labelled catechol. Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals 45: 551-558. Abstract and Synthesis scheme

Vinken, R., Schmidt, B., and Schaffer, A. (2002) Synthesis of tertiary C-14-labelled nonylphenol isomers. Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals 45: 1253-1263. Abstract

 

2001

- (work in industry 1989-1997)

 

2000

Haider, K., Spiteller, M., Dec, J., and Schäffer, A. (2000) Silylation of soil organic matter. In Soil biochemistry. Bollag, J.-M. (ed). New York: Dekker, pp. 139-170. Article

 

1999

- (work in industry 1989-1997)

 

1998

- (work in industry 1989-1997)

 

1997

Dec, J., Haider, K., Schaffer, A., Fernandes, E., and Bollag, J.M. (1997) Use of a silylation procedure and C-13-NMR spectroscopy to characterize bound and sequestered residues of cyprodinil in soil. Environmental Science & Technology 31: 2991-2997. Abstract

Dec, J., Haider, K., Rangaswamy, V., Schaffer, A., Fernandes, E., and Bollag, J.M. (1997) Formation of soil-bound residues of cyprodinil and their plant uptake. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 45: 514-520. Abstract

Dec, J., Haider, K., Benesi, A., Rangaswamy, V., Schaffer, A., Plucken, U., and Bollag, J.M. (1997) Analysis of soil-bound residues of C-13-labeled fungicide cyprodinil by NMR spectroscopy. Environmental Science and Technology 31: 1128-1135. Abstract

 

1996

- (work in industry 1989-1997)

 

1995

- (work in industry 1989-1997)

 

1994

- (work in industry 1989-1997)

 

1993

- (work in industry 1989-1997)

 

1992

Messerle, B.A., Schaffer, A., Vasak, M., Kagi, J.H.R., and Wuthrich, K. (1992) Comparison of the solution conformations of human Zn7-Metallothionein-2 and Cd7-Metallothionein-2 using nuclear-magentic-resonance spectroscopy. Journal of Molecular Biology 225: 433-443. Abstract

 

1991

Schaffer, A. (1991) Absorption, circular-dichroism, and magnetic circular-dichroism spectroscopy of metallothionein. Methods in Enzymology 205: 529-540. Abstract

 

1990

Messerle, B.A., Schaffer, A., Vasak, M., Kagi, J.H.R., and Wuthrich, K. (1990) Three-dimensional structure of human [113Cd7] metallothionein-2 in solution determined by nuclear-magnetic-resonance spectroscopy. Journal of Molecular Biology 214: 765-779. Abstract

Messerle, B.A., Bos, M., Schaffer, A., Vasak, M., Kagi, J.H.R., and Wuthrich, K. (1990) Amide proton-exchange in human metallothionein-2 measured by nuclear-magentic-resonance spectroscopy. Journal of Molecular Biology 214: 781-786. Abstract

Sudfeldt, C., Schaffer, A., Kagi, J.H.R., Bogumil, R., Schulz, H.P., Wulff, S., and Witzel, H. (1990) Spectroscopic studies on the metal-ion binding sites of Co2+-substituted D-xylose isomerase from Streptomyces rubiginosus. European Journal of Biochemistry 193: 863-871. Article

 

1989

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1988

Bicknell, R., Schaffer, A., Bertini, I., Luchinat, C., Vallee, B.L., and Auld, D.S. (1988) Interaction of anions with the active site of carboxypeptidase A. Biochemistry 27: 1050-1057. Abstract

Kagi, J.H.R., and Schaffer, A. (1988) Biochemistry of metallothionein. Biochemistry 27: 8509-8515. Abstract

 

1987

-

 

1986

Bicknell, R., Schaffer, A., Waley, S.G., and Auld, D.S. (1986) Changes in the coordination geometry of the active-site metal during catalysis of benzylpenicillin hydrolysis by Bacillus-cereus beta-lactamase-II. Biochemistry 25: 7208-7215. Abstract

Krebs, B., Rieskamp, N., and Schaffer, A. (1986) Chloroselenates (IV) - synthesis, structure, and properties of [As(C6H5)4]2Se2Cl10 and [As(C6H5)4]Se2Cl9. Zeitschrift Fur Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie 532: 118-130. Abstract

Schaffer, A., and Auld, D.S. (1986) Activity of Copper-substituted carboxypeptidase-A toward oligopeptides and depsipeptides. Biochemistry 25: 2476-2479. Abstract

 

1985

Bicknell, R., Schaeffer, A., Auld, D.S., Riordan, J.F., Monnanni, R., and Bertini, I. (1985) Protease susceptibility of Zn-carboxypeptidase-A and apo-carboxypeptidase-A. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 133: 787-793. Abstract

 

1984

Krebs, B., Schaffer, A., and Pohl, S. (1984) Bromoselenates(II) - Preparation, structure and properties of [P(C6H5)4]2SeBr4 and [P(C6H5)4]2Se2Br6. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung Section B 39, 1633-1641. Article

 

1983

Krebs, B., Hucke, M., Hein, M., and Schaffer, A. (1983) Monomeric and dimeric oxotrihalogenoselenates(IV) - Preparation, structure and properties of As(C6H5)4SeOCl3 AND N(C2H5)4SeOCl3. Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung Section B 38, 20-29. Article

Pohl, S., Schaffer, A., and Krebs, B. (1983) Tetrahalogenochalkogenates(II) - Crystal structures with the ions TeCl42-, TeBr42-, TeI42- and SeBr42-. Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie 162: 180-182.

 

1982

Krebs, B., Hucke, M., and Schaffer, A. (1982) Structural chemistry of Selenium(IV)-oxygen-halogen compounds. Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie 159: 84-85.

Krebs, B., Schaffer, A., and Hucke, M. (1982) Oxotrihalogenoselenates(IV) - Preparation, structure and properties of P(C6H5)4SeOCl3, P(C6H5)4SeOBr3 AND As(C6H5)4SeOBr3. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung Section B 37, 1410-1417. Article