PublicationsThe Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC

Particle Systems for in vitro und in vivo Diagnostics


  • ORMOBEAD®-Eine neue Generation von Partikelsystemen
    Sofia Dembski, Jörn Probst, Torsten Klockenbring, Stefan Barth
  • Luminescent nanoparticles and their use for in vitro and in vivo diagnostics
    Jörn Probst, Sofia Dembski, Moritz Milde and Sabine Rupp
    Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn. 12(1), 49-64 (2012);  DOI:10.1586/ERM.11.86
  • Effect of pH on the Synthesis and Properties of Luminescent SiO2/Calcium Phosphate:Eu3+ Core-Shell Nanoparticles
    Sofia Dembski, Moritz Milde, Marcel Dyrba, Stefan Schweizer, Carsten Gellermann and Torsten Klockenbring
    Langmuir 27(23), 14025-14032 (2011);  DOI:10.1021/la2021116
  • Luminescent silicate core–shell nanoparticles: Synthesis, functionalization, optical, and structural properties
    Sofia Dembski, Sabine Rupp, Carsten Gellermann, Miroslaw Batentschuk, Andres Osvet, Albrecht Winnacker
    J. Colloid Interface Sci. 358, 32-38 (2011); DOI:10.1016/j.jcis.2011.01.060
  • Synthesis and optical properties of luminescent core-shell structured silicate and phosphate nanoparticles
    Sofia Dembski, Sabine Rupp, Moritz Milde, Carsten Gellermann, Marcel Dyrba, Stefan Schweizer, Miroslaw Batentschuk, Andres Osvet, Albrecht Winnacker
    Opt. Mater. 33, 1106-1110 (2011); DOI:10.1016/j.optmat.2010.10.036
  • Multifunctional nanoparticles for biomedical applications
    Sofia Dembski, Carsten Gellermann, Jörn Probst, Torsten Klockenbring, Sven Barth
    G.I.T. Laboratory Journal Europe 11, 9-10 (2010) 9-10;
  • Site-Specific,Covalent Labeling of Recombinant Antibody Fragments via Fusion to an Engineered Version of 6-O-Alkylguanine DNA Alkyltransferase
    Florian Kampmeier, Markus Ribbert, Thomas Nachreiner, Sofia Dembski, Florent Beaufils, Andreas Brecht and Stefan Barth
    Bioconjugate Chem. 20, 1010-1015 (2009); DOI:10.1021/bc9000257


Nanoparticles for Medical Imaging


  • Surfactant free superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for stable ferrofluids in physiological solutions
    Karl Mandel, Marion Straßer, Tim Granath, Sofia Dembski and Gerhard Sextl
    Chem. Commun. 51, 2863-2866 (2015); DOI:10.1039/c4cc09277
  • Size controlled iron oxide nano octahedra obtained via sonochemistry and natural ageing
    Karl Mandel, Carina Kolb, Marion Straßer, Sofia Dembski, Gerhard Sextl
    Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 457, 27-32 (2014);


Particle Systems for Therapy


  • Stabilization of TiO2 Nanoparticles in Cell Culture Media
  • Photocatalytic Luminescent TiO2/SiO2 Core/Shell Nanoparticles


Dr. Sofia Dembski



Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC

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