mucin collaborations

Several past projects critically profited from combining our mucin expertise which that of other labs. For example, the following publications were only possible as a joint effort between or group and others.


publication title collaboration with
Multifunctional ‘Janus-type’ bilayer films combine broad-range tissue adhesion with guided drug release. Advanced Functional Materials, accepted (2022)
Mela lab (TUM Munich)
Airway mucins promote immunopathology in virus-exacerbated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Journal of Clinical Investigation, DOI:10.1172/JCI120901 (2022)
Singanayagam lab (Imperial College of London)
Immune-modulating mucin hydrogel microdroplets for the encapsulation of cells and microtissue. Advanced Functional Materials (2021)
Crouzier lab (KTH Stockholm)
Alpha-Synuclein penetrates mucin hydrogels despite its mucoadhesive properties, Biomacromolecules (2019)
Claessens lab (University Twente)
Covalent mucin coatings form stable anti-biofouling layers on a broad range of medical polymer materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces (2020)
Sieber lab (TUM Chemistry)
Modulating mucin hydration and lubrication by deglycosilation and polyethylene glycol binding, Advanced Materials Interfaces (2015)
Ribbeck lab (MIT Harvard), Johnson & Johnson
Enzymatically active biomimetic micro-propellers for the penetration of mucin gels, Science Advances (2015)
Fischer lab (MPI Stuttgart)
A selective mucin/methylcellulose hybrid Gel with tailored properties, Macromolecular Bioscience (2016)
Bein lab (LMU Munich), Huster lab (Uni Leipzig)
Cationic astringents alter the tribological and rheological properties of human saliva and salivary mucin solutions, Biotribology (2016)
Hofmann lab (TUM WZW)
Quantification of cartilage wear morphologies in unidirectional sliding experiments: influence of different macromolecular lubricants, Biotribology (2017)
Schmidt lab (UConn Health)
Mucin-inspired lubrication on hydrophobic surfaces, Biomacromolecules (2017)
Crouzier lab (KTH Stockholm)
Mucin coatings prevent tissue damage at the cornea-contact lens-interface, Advanced Materials Interfaces (2017)
Hugel lab (Uni Freiburg)
Macromolecular coating enables tunable selectivity in a porous PDMS matrix, Macromolecular Bioscience (2017)
Boekhoven lab (TUM Chemistry)
Reversible condensation of mucins into nanoparticles, Langmuir (2018)
Crouzier lab (KTH Stockholm)
Transient binding promotes molecule penetration into mucin hydrogels by enhancing molecular partitioning, Biomaterials Science (2018)
Gerland lab (TUM Physics)