Schmitz A, Dempewolf S, Tan S, Bicker G, Stern M (2021) Developmental neurotoxicity of fipronil and rotenone on a human neuronal in vitro test system. Neurotox. Res. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12640-021-00364-8

Bicker G, Stern M (2020) Structural and functional plasticity in the regenerating olfactory system of the migratory locust. Front. Physiol. 608661. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2020.608661

Bode K, Bohn M, Reitmeier J, Betker P, Stern M, Bicker G (2020) A locust embryo as predictive developmental neurotoxicity testing system for pioneer axon pathway formation. Arch Toxicol. 94:4099-4113. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-020-02929-6

Bode K, Nolte L, Kamin H, Desens M, Ulmann A, Bergmann GA, Betker P, Reitmeier J, Ripken T, Stern M, Meyer H, Bicker G. (2020) Scanning laser optical tomography resolves developmental neurotoxic effects on pioneer neurons. Sci. Rep. 10:2641. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-59562-7

Bergmann GA, Frömbling S, Joseph N, Bode K, Bicker G, Stern M (2019) An intact insect embryo for developmental neurotoxicity testing of directed axonal elongation. ALTEX 36(4):643-649. https://doi.org/10.14573/altex.1901292

Langeloh H, Wasser H, Richter N, Bicker G, Stern M (2018) Neuromuscular transmitter candidates of a centipede (Lithobius forficatus, Chilopoda). Front. Zool. 15:28. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12983-018-0274-9

Wasser H, Stern M (2017) Regeneration of synapses in the olfactory pathway of locusts after antennal deafferentation. J. Comp. Physiol. A 203:867-877. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-017-1199-z

Wasser H, Biller A, Antonopoulos G, Meyer H, Bicker G, Stern M (2017) Regeneration of axotomized olfactory neurons in young and adult locusts quantified by fasciclin I immunofluorescence. Cell Tissue Res. 386:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00441-016-2560-1

Stemme T, Stern M, Bicker G (2017) Serotonin-containing neurons in basal insects: in search of ground patterns among Tetraconata. J. Comp. Neurol. 525:79-115. https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.24043

Stemme T, Stern M (2015) Immunolocalization of serotonergic neurons in arthropod developmental and phylogenetic neuroanatomy. In: Serotonin receptor technologies (eds. W. Blenau, A. Baumann), Neuromethods Vol. 95, Humana Press, p.223-239. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2187-4_12

Roloff F, Scheiblich H, Dewitz C, Dempewolf S, Stern M, Bicker G (2015) Enhanced neurite outgrowth of human model (NT2) neurons by small-molecule inhibitors of Rho/ROCK signaling. PLoSOne 10(2): e0118536. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118536

Scheiblich H, Roloff F, Singh V, Stangel M, Stern M, Bicker G (2014) Nitric oxide / cyclic GMP signaling regulates motility of a microglial cell line in vitro. Brain Res. 1564:9-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2014.03.048

Stern M, Gierse A, Tan S, Bicker G (2014) Human Ntera-2 cells as a predictive in vitro test system for developmental neurotoxicity. Arch. Toxicol. 88:127–136. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-013-1098-1

Eickhoff R, Lorbeer RA, Scheiblich H, Heisterkamp A, Meyer H, Stern M, Bicker G (2012) Scanning Laser Optical Tomography resolves structural plasticity during regeneration in an insect brain. PlosOne 7:e41236. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0041236

Stern M, Scheiblich H, Eickhoff R, Didwischus N, Bicker G (2012) Regeneration of olfactory afferent axons in the locust brain. J. Comp. Neurol. 520:679-693. https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.22770

Stern M, Bicker G (2010) NO as a regulator of neuronal motility and regeneration in the locust nervous system. J. Insect Physiol. 56:958-965. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2010.03.031

Stern M, Böger N, Eickhoff R, Kerßen U, Lorbeer C, Ziegler M, Martinelli GP, Holstein GR, Bicker G (2010) Development of nitrergic neurons in the nervous system of the locust embryo. J. Comp. Neurol. 518:1157–1175. https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.22303

Bicker G, Stern M (2009) NO als Regulator neuronaler Motilität und Regeneration in einfachen Nervensystemen. Neuroforum 1/09:4-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/nf-2009-0102

Tegenge MA, Stern M, Bicker G (2009) Nitric oxide and cyclic nucleotide signal transduction modulates synaptic vesicle turnover in human model neurons. J. Neurochem. 111:1434-1446. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-4159.2009.06421.x

Podrygajlo G, Tegenge MA, Gierse A, Paquet-Durand F, Tan S, Bicker G, Stern M (2009) Cellular phenotypes of human model neurons (NT2) after differentiation in aggregate culture. Cell Tissue Res. 336:439-452. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00441-009-0783-0

Goris K, Uhlenbruck S, Schwegmann-Weßels C, Köhl W, Niedorf F, Stern M, Hewicker-Trautwein M, Bals R, Taylor G, Braun A, Bicker G, Kietzmann M, Herrler G (2009) Differential sensitivity of differentiated epithelial cells to respiratory viruses reveals different viral strategies of host infection. J. Virol. 83:1962-1968. https://doi.org/10.1128/jvi.01271-08

Stern M (2009) The PM1 neurons, movement sensitive centrifugal visual brain neurons in the locust: anatomy, physiology, and modulation by identified octopaminergic neurons. J. Comp. Physiol. A 195:123-137. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-008-0392-5

Stern M, Bicker G (2008) Mixed cholinergic/glutamatergic neuromuscular innervation of Onychophora: A combined histochemical/electrophysiological study. Cell Tissue Res. 333:333-338. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00441-008-0638-0

Stern M, Bicker G (2008) Nitric oxide regulates axonal regeneration in an insect embryonic CNS. Dev. Neurobiol. 68:295-308. https://doi.org/10.1002/dneu.20585

Stern M, Knipp S, Bicker G (2007) Embryonic differentiation of serotonin-containing neurons in the enteric nervous system of the locust (Locusta migratoria). J. Comp. Neurol. 501:38-51. https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.21235

Pätschke A, Bicker G, Stern M (2004) Regeneration of proctolinergic neurons in the ventral nerve cord of the locust. Dev. Brain Res. 150:73-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.devbrainres.2004.02.006

Haase A, Stern M, Wächtler K, Bicker G (2001) A tissue-specific marker of Ecdysozoa. Dev. Genes Evol. 211: 428-433. https://doi.org/10.1007/s004270100173

Stern M (1999) Octopamine in the locust brain: Cellular distribution and functional significance in an arousal mechanism. Micr. Res. Tech. 45:135-141. https://doi.org/10.1002/(sici)1097-0029(19990501)45:3%3C135::aid-jemt1%3E3.0.co;2-g

Stern M, Ediger VL, Gibbon CR, Blagburn JM, Bacon JP (1997) Regeneration of cercal filiform hair sensory neurons in the first instar cockroach restores escape behaviour. J. Neurobiol. 33:439-458. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-4695(199710)33:4%3C439::AID-NEU8%3E3.0.CO;2-B

Bacon JP, Thompson KSJ, Stern M (1995) Identified octopaminergic neurons provide an arousal mechanism in the locust brain. J. Neurophysiol. 74: 2739-2743. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.1995.74.6.2739

Stern M, Thompson KSG, Zhou P, Watson DG, Midgley JM, Gewecke M, Bacon JP (1995) Octopaminergic neurons in the locust brain: morphological, biochemical and electrophysiological characterisation of potential modulators of the visual system. J. Comp. Physiol. A 176: 611-625. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00207190