YearPublication
2019Scherer, C., Wolf, R., Völker, J., Stock, F., Brennhold, N., Reifferscheid, G., Wagner, M. (2019) Toxicity of microplastics and natural particles in the freshwater dipteran Chironomus riparius: Same same but different? Science of the Total Environment (accepted).
DOI: TBA
Zimmermann, L., Dierkes, G., Ternes, T.A., Völker, C., Wagner, M. (2019) Benchmarking the in vitro toxicity and chemical composition of plastic consumer products. Environmental Science & Technology, 53(19),11467–11477.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b02293
Völker, J., Stapf, M., Miehe, U., Wagner, M. (2019) Systematic review of toxicity removal by advanced wastewater treatment technologies via ozonation and activated carbon. Environmental Science & Technology, 53(13), 7215–7233.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b00570
Heye, K., Graumnitz, S., Rybicki, M., Schür, C., Völker, J., Wick, A., Oehlmann, J., Jungmann, D., Oetken, M. (2019) Laboratory-to-field extrapolation: Increase in carbamazepine toxicity in a higher tier, multiple-stress experiment. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 183, 109481
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2019.109481
Backhaus, T., Wagner, M. (2019) Microplastics in the environment: Much ado about nothing? A debate. Global Challenges (accepted).
DOI: 10.1002/gch2.201900022
Völker, C., Kramm, J., Wagner, M. (2019) On the creation of risk: Framing of microplastics risks in science and media. Global Challenges (invited, accepted).
DOI: 10.1002/gch2.201900010
Markwart, J., Battig, A., Zimmermann, L., Wagner, M., Fischer, J., Schartel, B., Wurm, F. (2019) Systematically controlled decomposition mechanism in phosphorus flame retardants by precise molecular architecture: P-O vs. P-N. ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 1(5), 1118–1128.
DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00129
Hartmann, N., Hüffer, T., Thompson, R.C., Hassellöv, M., Verschoor, A., Daugaard, A.E., Rist, S., Karlsson, T.M., Brennholt, N., Cole, M., Herrling, M.P., Heß, M., Ivleva, N.P., Lusher, A.L., Wagner, M. (2019) Response to the letter to the editor on Are we speaking the same language? Recommendations for a definition and categorization framework for plastic debris. Environmental Science & Technology, 53(9), 4678–4679.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b02238

A letter to the editor was published on our paper to which we respond here.
Schür, C., Rist, S., Baun, A., Mayer, P., Hartmann, N., Wagner, M. (2019) When fluorescence is not a particle: the tissue translocation of microplastics in Daphnia magna seems an artifact. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry, 38(7), 1495–1503.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.4436
Hartmann, N., Hüffer, T., Thompson, R.C., Hassellöv, M., Verschoor, A., Daugaard, A.E., Rist, S., Karlsson, T.M., Brennholt, N., Cole, M., Herrling, M.P., Heß, M., Ivleva, N.P., Lusher, A.L., Wagner, M. (2019) Are we speaking the same language? Recommendations for a definition and categorization framework for plastic debris. Environmental Science & Technology, 53(3), 1039–1047.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b05297
Abbas, A., Schneider, I., Bollmann, A., Funke, J., Oehlmann, J., Prasse, C., Schulte-Oehlmann, U., Seitz, W., Ternes, T., Weber, M., Wesely, W., Wagner, M. (2019) What you extract is what you see: Optimising the preparation of water and wastewater samples for in vitro bioassays. Water Research, 152, 47–60.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.12.049
2018Triebskorn, R., Braunbeck, T., Grummt, T., Hanslik, L., Huppertsberg, S., Jekel, M., Knepper, T., Krais, S., Müller, Y., Pittroff, M., Ruhl, A.S., Schmieg, H., Schür, C., Stobel, C., Wagner, M., Zumbülte, N., Köhler, H. (2018) Relevance of nano- and microplastics for freshwater ecosystems: a critical review. Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 110, 375–392 (invited).
DOI: 10.1016/j.trac.2018.11.023
Backhaus, T., Wagner, M. (2018) Microplastics in the environment: Much ado about nothing? A debate. PeerJ preprint.
DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26507v6
Kramm, J., Völker, C., Wagner, M. (2018) Superficial or substantial: Why care about microplastics in the Anthropocene? Environmental Science & Technology, 52(6), 3336–3337.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00790
Abbas, A., Valek, L., Schneider, I., Bollmann, A., Knopp, G., Seitz, W., Schulte-Oehlmann, U., Oehlmann J., Wagner, M. (2018) Ecotoxicological impacts of surface water and wastewater from conventional and advanced treatment technologies on brood size, larval length and cytochrome P450 (35A3) expression in Caenorhabditis elegans. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(14), 13868–13880.
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-1605-2
Wagner, M., Lambert, S. (2018) Freshwater microplastics: Emerging Environmental Contaminants? Open Access book as part of The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry series. 308 pages, Springer, Cham.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61615-5
Print ISBN: 978-3-319-61614-8
Online ISBN: 978-3-319-61615-5
Lambert S., Wagner M. (2018) Microplastics Are Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Freshwater Environments: An Overview. In: Wagner M., Lambert S. (eds) Freshwater Microplastics. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, vol 58. Springer, Cham.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61615-5_1
Scherer, C., Weber, A., Lambert, S., Wagner, M. (2018) Interactions of Microplastics with Freshwater Biota. In: Wagner M., Lambert S. (eds) Freshwater Microplastics. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, vol 58. Springer, Cham.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61615-5_8
2017Scherer, C., Brennholt, N., Reifferscheid, G., Wagner, M. (2017) Feeding type and development drive the ingestion of microplastics by freshwater invertebrates. Scientific Reports, 7, 17006.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17191-7
Weber, A., Scherer, C., Brennholt, N., Reifferscheid, G., Wagner, M. (2017) PET microplastics do not negatively affect the survival, development, metabolism and feeding activity of the freshwater invertebrate Gammarus pulex. Environmental Pollution, 234, 181–189.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.11.014
Lambert, S. and Wagner, M. (2017) Environmental performance of bio-based and biodegradable plastics: the road ahead. Chemical Society Reviews, 46, 6855–6871.
DOI: 10.1039/C7CS00149E
Voelker, J., Vogt, T., Castronovo, S., Wick, A., Ternes, T.A., Joss, A., Oehlmann, J, Wagner, M. (2017) Extended anaerobic conditions in the biological wastewater treatment: Higher reduction of toxicity compared to target organic micropollutants. Water Research, 116, 220–230.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.03.030
Becker, D., Rodriguez-Mozaz, S., Insa, S., Schoevaart, R., Barceló, D., de Cazes, M., Belleville M.P., Sanchez-Marcano, J., Misovic, A., Oehlmann, J., Wagner, M. (2017) Removal of endocrine disrupting chemicals in wastewater by enzymatic treatment with fungal laccases. Organic Process Research & Development, 21(4), 480–491.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00361
Lambert, S., Scherer, C., Wagner, M. (2017) Toxicity testing of microplastics: considering the heterogeneity of physicochemical properties. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 13(3), 470–475 (invited).
DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1901
Wendt-Potthoff, K., Imhof, H.K., Wagner, M., Primpke, S., Fischer, D., Scholz-Böttcher, B., Laforsch, C. (2017) Mikroplastik in Binnengewässern, Handbuch Angewandte Limnologie, Wiley-VCH (book chapter, invited, in German).
DOI: 10.1002/9783527678488.hbal2016003
Wagner, M., Kienle, C., Vermeirssen, E.L.M., Oehlmann, J. (2017) Endocrine disruption and in vitro ecotoxicology: Recent advances and approaches, In vitro Environmental Toxicology - Concepts, Application and Assessment, Springer (book chapter, invited).
DOI: 10.1007/10_2016_2
2016Wagner, M. (2016) Know thy unknowns: Why we need to widen our view on endocrine disruptors, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 71, 209–212 (invited).
DOI: 10.1136/jech-2016-207259
Giebner, S., Ostermann, S., Straskraba, S., Oetken, M., Oehlmann J., Wagner, M. (2016) Effectivity of advanced wastewater treatment: Reduction of in vitro endocrine activity and mutagenicity but not of in vivo reproductive toxicity. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(5), 3965–3976.
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7540-1
Becker, D., Della Giustina, S.V., Rodriguez-Mozaz, S., Schoevaart, R., Barceló, D., De Cazes, M., Belleville, M.-P., Sanchez-Marcano, J., De Gunzburg, J. Couillerot, O., Voelker, J., Oehlmann J., Wagner, M. (2016) Removal of antibiotics in wastewater by enzymatic treatment with fungal laccase - degradation of compounds does not always eliminate toxicity. Bioresource Technology, 219, 500–509.
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2016.08.004
Lambert, S. and Wagner, M. (2016) Formation of microscopic particles during the degradation of different polymers. Chemosphere, 161, 510–517.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.07.042
Werner, I., Aldrich, A., Becker, B., Becker, D., Brinkmann, M., Burkhardt, M., Caspers, N., Campiche, S., Chèvre, N., Düring, R.-A., Escher, B. I., Fischer, F., Giebner, S., Heye, K., Hollert, H., Junghans, M., Kienle, C., Knauer, K., Korkaric, M., Märkl, V., Muncke, J., Oehlmann, J., Reifferscheid, G., Rensch, D., Schäffer, A., Schiwy, S., Schwarz, S., Segner, H., Simon, E., Triebskorn, R., Vermeirssen, E. L. M., Wintgens, T., Zennegg, M. (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(1), 1–12.
DOI: 10.1186/s12302-016-0088-3
Gehrmann, L., Bielak, H., Behr, M., Itzel, F., Lyko, S., Simon, A., Kunze, G., Dopp, E., Wagner, M., Tuerk, J. (2016) (Anti-)estrogenic and (anti-)androgenic effects in wastewater during advanced treatment: comparison of three in vitro bioassays, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25, 4094-4104.
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7165-4
Völker, J., Castronovo, S., Wick, A., Ternes, T.A., Joss, A., Oehlmann, J., Wagner, M. (2016) Advancing biological wastewater treatment: Extended anaerobic conditions enhance the removal of endocrine and dioxin-like activities. Environmental Science & Technology, 50 (19), 10606–10615.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05732
Müller, R., Charaf, S., Scherer, C., Oppold, A., Oehlmann, J., Wagner, M. (2016) Phenotypic and epigenetic effects of vinclozolin in the gastropod Physella acuta. Journal of Molluscan Studies 82(2), 320–327.
DOI: 10.1093/mollus/eyv069
Lambert, S. and Wagner, M. (2016) Learned discourse: Exploring the effects of microplastics in freshwater environments. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 12(2), 404–405.
DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1732
Lambert, S. and Wagner, M. (2016) Characterisation of nanoplastics during the degradation of polystyrene. Chemosphere 145, 265–268.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.11.078
2015Berger, E., Potouridis, T., Haeger, A., Puettmann, W., Wagner, M. (2015) Effect-directed identification of endocrine disruptors in plastic baby teethers. Journal of Applied Toxicology 35(11), 1254–1261.
DOI: 10.1002/jat.3159
Schneider, I., Oehlmann, J., Oetken, M. (2015): Impact of an estrogenic sewage treatment plant effluent on life-history traits of the freshwater amphipod Gammarus pulex. Journal of Environmental Science and Health A, 50, 272–281.
DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2015.981114
2014Wagner, M., Engwall, M., Hollert, H. (2014) Editorial: (Micro) Plastics and the environment. Environmental Sciences Europe, 26(12).
DOI: 10.1186/s12302-014-0016-3
Wagner, M., Scherer, C., Alvarez-Munoz, D., Brennholt, N., Bourrain, X., Buchinger, S., Fries, E., Grosbois, C., Klasmeier, J., Marti, T., Rodriguez-Mozaz, S., Urbatzka, R., Vethaak, A.D., Winther-Nielsen, M., Reifferscheid, G. (2014) Microplastics in freshwater ecosystems: what we know and what we need to know. Environmental Sciences Europe, 26(12).
DOI: 10.1186/s12302-014-0012-7
Völker, C., Gräf, T., Schneider, I., Oetken, M., Oehlmann, J. (2014): Combined effects of silver nanoparticles and 17alpha-ethinylestradiol on the freshwater mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21, 10661–10670.
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3067-5
Potouridis, T., Völker, J., Alsenz, H., Oetken, M., Püttmann, W. (2014) Using ICP-qMS to trace the uptake of nanoscale titanium dioxide by microalgae-potential disadvantages of vegetable reference material. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 406(11).
DOI: 10.1007/s00216-014-7666-2
2013Muncke, J., Wagner, M., Makris, K.C. (2013) A New Paradigm for Risk Assessment of Endocrine Disruptors in Food Contact Materials. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 12(1), 1–2
DOI: 10.1111/1541-4337.12009
Wagner, M., Vermeirssen, E.L.M., Buchinger, S., Behr, M., Magdeburg, A., Oehlmann, J. (2013) Deriving bio-equivalents from in vitro bioassays: Assessment of existing uncertainties and strategies to improve accuracy and reporting. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32(8), 1906–1917.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.2256
Wagner, M., Schlusener, M.P., Ternes, T.A., Oehlmann, J. (2013) Identification of putative steroid receptor antagonists in bottled water: combining bioassays and high-resolution mass spectrometry. Plos One, 8(8), e72472.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072472
Guart, A., Wagner, M., Mezquida, A., Lacorte, S., Oehlmann, J., Borrell, A. (2013) Migration of plasticisers from Tritan (TM) and polycarbonate bottles and toxicological evaluation. Food Chemistry, 141(1), 373–380.
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.02.129
Jacobasch, C., Völker, C., Giebner, S., Völker, J., Alsenz, H., Potouridis, T., Heidenreich, H. Kayser, G., Oehlmann, J., Oetken, M. (2013) Long-term effects of nanoscaled titanium dioxide on the cladoceran Daphnia magna over six generations. Environmental Pollution, 186C:180–186.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.12.008
Bierbach, D., Penshorn, M., Hamfler, S., Herbert, D.B., Appel, J., Meyer, P., Slattery, P., Charaf, S., Wolf, R., Völker, J., Berger, E.A.M., Dröge, D., Wolf K., Riesch, R., Arias-Rodriguez, L., Indy, J.R., Plath M. (2013) Gradient Evolution of Body Colouration in Surface- and Cave-Dwelling Poecilia mexicana and the Role of Phenotype-Assortative Female Mate Choice. BioMed Research International.
DOI: 10.1155/2013/148348
Müller, R., Knautz, T., Völker, J., Kreß, A., Kuch, U., Oehlmann J. (2013) Appropriate Larval Food Quality and Quantity for Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 50(3).
DOI: 10.1603/ME12094
Triebskorn R., Amler K., Blaha L., Gallert C., Giebner S., Güde H., Henneberg A., Hess S., Hetzenauer H., Jedele K., Jung R.M., Kneipp S., Köhler H.R., Krais S., Kuch B., Lange C., Löffler H., Maier D., Metzger J., Müller M., Oehlmann J., Osterauer R., Peschke K., Raizner J., Rey P., Rault M., Richter D., Sacher F., Scheurer M., Schneider-Rapp J., Seifan M., Spieth M., Vogel H.J., Weyhmüller M., Winter J., Wurm K. (2013): SchussenAktivplus: Reduction of micropollutants and of potentially pathogenic bacteria for further water quality improvement of the river Schussen, a tributary of Lake Constance, Germany. Environmental Sciences Europe, 25, 2.
DOI: 10.1186/2190-4715-25-2
2011Wagner, M. and Oehlmann, J. (2011) Endocrine disruptors in bottled mineral water: Estrogenic activity in the E-Screen. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 127(1-2), 128–135.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2010.10.007
Wagner, M. and Oehlmann, J. (2011) Endocrine disruptors in bottled mineral water: Estrogenic activity in the E-Screen Reply. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 127(1–2), 137–138.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2011.06.004

A letter to the editor was published on our paper to which we respond here.
Behr, M., Oehlmann, J., Wagner, M. (2011) Estrogens in the daily diet: In vitro analysis indicates that estrogenic activity is omnipresent in foodstuff and infant formula. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 49(10), 2681–2688.
DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2011.07.039
Stalter, D., Magdeburg, A., Wagner, M., Oehlmann, J. (2011) Ozonation and activated carbon treatment of sewage effluents: Removal of endocrine activity and cytotoxicity. Water Research, 45(3), 1015–1024.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.10.008
2009Santos, M.C., Wagner, M., Wu, B., Scheider, J., Oehlmann, J., Cadore, S., Becker, J.S. (2009) Biomonitoring of metal contamination in a marine prosobranch snail (Nassarius reticulatus) by imaging laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS). Talanta, 80(2), 428–433.
DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2009.06.080
Wagner, M. and Oehlmann, J. (2009) Endocrine disruptors in bottled mineral water: total estrogenic burden and migration from plastic bottles. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 16(3), 278–286.
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-009-0107-7
2008Schmitt, C., Oetken, M., Dittberner, O., Wagner, M., Oehlmann, J. (2008) Endocrine modulation and toxic effects of two commonly used UV screens on the aquatic invertebrates Potamopyrgus antipodarum and Lumbriculus variegatus. Environmental Pollution, 152(2), 322–329.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2007.06.031