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Publications: Papers 1978 - 1989

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  1. P. Lindner, H.W. Bewersdorff, R. Heen, P. Sittart, H. Thiel, J. Langowski, R. Oberthür:
    Drag-reducing surfactant solutions in laminar and turbulent flow investigated by small-angle neutron scattering and light scattering.
    Prog. Coll. Polym. Sci (1990) 81 , 107-112
  2. J. Langowski, R. Bryan (1990):
    A new maximum entropy algorithm for the analysis of dynamic light-scattering data: Application to particle distributions and DNA internal motions.
    Progr. Colloid Polym. Sci. 81 , 269
  3. S. Krueger, A. Maxwell, J. Langowski, A. Wlodawer, M. Gellert, J. Zaccai:
    Neutron scattering and hydrodynamic studies of the structure of E. coli Gyrase.
    J. Mol. Biol. (1990) 211 , 211-220
  4. M. Cuillel, B. Cortolezzis, J. Chroboczek, J. Langowski, R. Ruigrok, B. Jacrot:
    Isolation and characterization of the Protein IIIa from wild type and ts112 Adenovirus 2.  
    Virology (1990) 175 , 222-231


  1. J. Langowski, R. Bryan:
    Dynamic light scattering: data analysis and applications to some biological systems.
    Proceedings of the European Workshop on "Neutron, X-Ray and Light Scattering as an Investigative Tool for Colloidal and Polymeric Systems", Bombannes, France, 27 May - 2 June, 1990, P. Lindner and T. Zemb (eds), Elsevier, Amsterdam 1991
  2. J. Langowski, R. Bryan:
    Maximum Entropy analysis of photon correlation spectroscopy data using a Bayesian estimate for the regularization parameter.  
    Macromolecules (1991) 24 , 6346-6348
  3. I. Dustin, P. Furrer, A. Stasiak, J. Dubochet, J. Langowski, E. Egelman:
    Spatial visualization of DNA in solution.
    J. Struct. Biol. (1991) 107 , 15-21
  4. G. Chirico, J. Langowski:
    Calcul des propriétés hydrodynamiques de l'ADN par un algorithme de Dynamique Brownienne de deuxième ordre.
    J. Chimie Physique (1991) 88 , 2561-2566


  1. C. Ebel, F. Guinet, J. Langowski, C. Urbanke, J. Gagnon, G. Zaccai:
    Solution studies of the elongation factor Tu from the extreme halophile Halobacterium marismortui .  
    J. Mol. Biol. (1992) 223 , 361-371
  2. G. Chirico, J. Langowski:
    Calculating hydrodynamic properties of DNA through a second-order Brownian Dynamics algorithm.
    Macromolecules (1992) 25 , 769-775
  3. O. Coux, H.G. Nothwang, K. Scherrer, W. Bergsma-Schutter, A. Arnberg, P.A. Timmins, J.   Langowski, C. Cohen-Addad:
    Structure and RNA content of the prosome.
    Febs L. (1992), 300 , 49-55
  4. F. Thibault, J. Langowski, R. Leberman:
    Pre-nucleation crystallization studies on aminoacyl-tRNA-synthetases by dynamic light-scattering.
    J. Mol. Biol. (1992) 225 , 185-191
  5. J. Langowski, W. Kremer, U. Kapp:
    Dynamic light scattering for study of solution conformation   and dynamics of superhelical DNA.  
    Meth. Enzymology (1992), v. 211 "DNA Structure", eds. D.M.J. Lilley & J.E. Dahlberg, p. 430-448
  6. U. Kapp, J. Langowski:
    Preparation of DNA topoisomers by RP-18 high performance liquid chromatography.
    Anal. Biochem. (1992) 206 , 293-299
  7. F. Thibault, J. Langowski, R. Leberman:
    Optimizing protein crystallization by aggregate size distribution analysis using dynamic light scattering.
    J. Crystal Growth (1992), 122 , 50-59


  1. G. Chirico, U. Kapp, K. Klenin, W. Kremer, J. Langowski:
    Ten microseconds in the life of a superhelix.
    J. Math. Chem. (1993) 13 , 33-43; [PDF]
  2. A. Timchenko, J. Langowski, I. Serdyuk:
    Structural changes in 16S RNA from E.coli upon unfolding by urea.
    Biopolymers (1993) 33 , 1747-1755
  3. W. Kremer, K. Klenin, S. Diekmann, J. Langowski:
    DNA curvature influences the internal motions of supercoiled DNA.
    EMBO J. (1993) 12 , 4407-4412


  1. G. Chirico, J. Langowski:
    Kinetics of DNA supercoiling studied by Brownian Dynamics simulation.
    Biopolymers (1994) 34 , 415-433
  2. J. Langowski, U. Kapp, K. Klenin, A. Vologodskii:
    Solution structure and dynamics of DNA topoisomers. Dynamic light scattering studies and Monte-Carlo simulations.
    Biopolymers (1994) 34 , 639-646
  3. J. Langowski, G. Chirico, U. Kapp:
    DNA supercoil dynamics studied by dynamic light scattering and Brownian dynamics simulations.
    In: Structural Biology: The State of the Art. Proceedings of the Eighth Conversation, State University of New York, Albany, NY 1993. Eds. R. H. Sarma & M. H. Sarma, Adenine Press 1994


  1. K. Klenin, M. D. Frank-Kamenetskii, J. Langowski:
    Modulation of intramolecular interactions in superhelical DNA by curved sequences: a Monte-Carlo simulation study. (1995)
    Biophys. J. , 68 , 81-88
  2. E. Valero, S. de Bonis, O. Filhol, R.H. Wade, J. Langowski, E.M. Chambaz, C. Cochet:
    Quaternary structure of of Casein kinase 2 - Characterization of Multiple Oligomeric States and Relation with Its Catalytic Activity (1995)
    J. Biol. Chem. 270 , 8345-8352
  3. S. Diekmann, J. Langowski (1995):
    Supercoiling couples DNA curvature to the overall shape and the internal motion of the DNA molecule in solution.
    TheoChem 336 , 227-234
  4. C. Ebel, W. Altekar, G. Krishnan, J. Langowski, C. Urbanke, E. Forest, G. Zaccai (1995):
    Solution structure of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase from Haloarcula vallismortis .
    Biophys. Chem. 54 , 219-227
  5. K. Rippe, P. H. v. Hippel, J. Langowski (1995):
    Action at a distance: the effect of DNA looping on the local protein concentration.
    Trends Biochem.Sci. 20 , 500-506


  1. J. Langowski, W.K. Olson, S.C. Pedersen, I. Tobias, T.P. Westcott, Y. Yang (1996):
    DNA supercoiling, localized bending, and thermal fluctuations.
    Trends Biochem. Sci. 21 , 50
  2. C. Pfannschmidt, A. Schaper, G. Heim, T. M. Jovin and J. Langowski (1996):
    Sequence-specific labeling of superhelical DNA by triple helix formation and psoralen crosslinking.
    Nucl. Acids Res., 24 , 1702-1709
  3. A. Barge, J. Gagnon, A. Chaffotte, P. Timmins, J. Langowski, R.W.H. Ruigrok, Y. Gaudin (1996):
    Rod-like shape of vesicular stomatitis virus matrix protein.
    Virology, 219 , 465-470
  4. G. Chirico, J. Langowski (1996):
    Brownian dynamics simulations of supercoiled DNA with bent sequences.
    Biophys. J., 71 , 955-971
  5. C. Cremer, C. Münkel, M. Granzow, A. Jauch, S. Dietzel, R. Eils, X.-Y. Guan, P.S. Meltzer, J.M. Trent, J. Langowski, T. Cremer (1996):
    Nuclear architecture and the induction of chromosomal aberrations.
    Mutation Res. 366 , 97-116.


  1. J. Langowski, L. Ehrlich, M. Hammermann, C. Münkel, G. Wedemann:
    Polymer dynamics of DNA, chromatin and chromosomes,
    in: Theoretical and computational methods in genome research , ed. S. Suhai, 1997 Plenum Press, New York, pp. 57-72
  2. L. Ehrlich, C. Münkel, G. Chirico, J. Langowski (1997):
    A Brownian dynamics model for the chromatin fiber.
    CABIOS 13 (3), 271-279
  3. G. Längst, T, Schätz, J. Langowski, I. Grummt (1997):
    Structural analysis of mouse rDNA: Coincidence between nuclease hypersensitive sites, DNA curvature and regulatory elements in the intergenic spacer.
    Nucl. Acids Res., 25 , 511-517
  4. L. Ehrlich, J. Langowski (1997):
    Brownian dynamics simulation of chromatin.
    In: OOCNS'96 - Conference on object oriented computing in the natural sciences, Grenoble 1996, G. Tuparev (ed.)
  5. J. Langowski:
    Modelling large DNA molecules: long-range interactions and regulation of transcription.
    In: Nucleic Acids & Molecular Biology, Vol. 11: Mechanism in Transcription. Eds.: D. Lilley & F. Eckstein, 1997 Springer-Verlag Heidelberg
  6. K. Rippe, N. Mücke, J. Langowski (1997):
    Superhelix dimensions of a 1868 base pair DNA plasmid determined by scanning force microscopy in air and in aqueous solution.
    Nucl. Acids Res., 25 , 1736-1744
  7. K. Rippe, N. Mücke, J. Langowski (1997):
    Molecules in motion; Imaging DNA with the scanning force microscope in aqueous solutions.
    BioForum Intl., 1 , 42-44
  8. T. Schätz, J. Langowski (1997):
    Curvature and sequence analysis of eukaryotic promoters.
    J. Biomolec. Struct. Dyn. , 15 (2), 265-276
  9. M. Hammermann, C. Steinmaier, G. Wedemann, G. Chirico, J. Langowski (1997):
    Salt effects on the structure and internal dynamics of superhelical DNAs studied by light scattering and Brownian dynamics.
    Biophys. J. 73 , 2674-2687
  10. C. Cremer, H. Bornfleth, J. Bradl, A. Esa, G. Kreth, B. Rinke, R. Eils, C. Münkel, S. Dietzel, M. Granzow, A. Jauch, X.-Y. Guan, P. S. Meltzer, J. M. Trent, L. Trakhtenbrot, D. Zink, J. Langowski, M. Hausmann, T. Cremer (1997):
    Nuclear architecture and the formation of chromosome aberrations.
    Radiat. Res. 148 : 513-515.


  1. C. Pfannschmidt, J. Langowski (1998):
    Superhelix organization by DNA curvature as measured through site-specific labeling.
    J. Mol. Biol. 275 (4), 601-611
  2. H. Merlitz, K. Klenin, K. Rippe, J. Langowski (1998):
    Looping dynamics of linear DNAs and the effect of DNA curvature. A study by Brownian dynamics simulation.
    Biophys. J.   74 , 773-779 [PDF]
  3. K. Klenin, H. Merlitz, J. Langowski (1998):
    A Brownian dynamics program for the simulation of linear and circular DNA and other wormlike chain polyelectrolytes.
    Biophys. J. 74 , 780-788 [PDF]
  4. F. W. Sevenich, J. Langowski, V. Weiss, K. Rippe (1998):
    DNA-binding and oligomerization of NtrC studied by fluorescence anisotropy and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy.
    Nucl. Acids Res. 26 , 1373-1381
  5. C. Münkel, J. Langowski (1998):
    Chromosome structure predicted by a polymer model.
    Phys. Rev. E 57 , 5888-5896
  6. K. Tóth, V. Sauermann, J. Langowski (1998):
    DNA curvature in solution measured by fluorescence resonance energy transfer.
    Biochemistry 37 , 8173-8179
  7. G. Wedemann, C. Münkel, J. Langowski (1998):
    Kinetics of structural changes in superhelical DNA.
    Phys. Rev. E 58 , 3537-3546
  8. G. Kreth, C. Münkel, J. Langowski, T. Cremer, C. Cremer (1998):
    Chromatin structure and chromosome aberrations: Modelling of damage induced by isotropic and localized irradiation.
    Mutation Res., 404 , 77-88
  9. M. Hammermann, N. Brun, K.V. Klenin, R. May, K. Tóth, J. Langowski (1998):
    Salt-dependent DNA superhelix diameter studied by small-angle neutron scattering and Monte-Carlo simulations.
    Biophys. J. 75 , 3075-3063 [PDF]
  10. A. Schulz, N. Mücke, J. Langowski, K. Rippe (1998):
    Scanning force microscopy of E.coli RNA polymerase . σ54 holoenzyme complexes with DNA in buffer and in air.
    J. Mol. Biol. 283 , 821-836.
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