PD Dr. Martin Westermann

University Hospital Jena
Electron microscopic center
Ziegelmühlenweg 1
07743 Jena
Phone: +49 3641 9 33 123
Fax:      +49 3641 9 33 102


  • Commissioner of the Electron Microscope Center


  • Cell biology
  • Electron microscopy
  • Freeze-fracture
  • Membrane structure
  • Localization of membrane components

Publikationen (the 5 most important)

  1. Schlörmann W, Steiniger F, Richter W, Kaufmann R, Hause G, Lemke C, Westermann M, The shape of caveolae is omega-like after glutaraldehyde fixation and cup-like after cryofixation. Histochem. Cell Biol. 2010, 133, 223-228.
  2. Friedrich RP, Tepper K, Rönicke R, Soom M, Westermann M, Reymann K, Kaether C, Fändrich M, Mechanism of amyloid plaque formation suggests an intracellular basis of Abeta pathogenicity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 2010, 107, 1942-1947.
  3. Schlörmann W, John M, Steiniger F, Westermann M, Richter W, Improved antigen retrieval in freeze-fracture cytochemistry by evaporation of carbon as first replication layer. Histochem. Cell Biol. 2007, 127, 633-639.
  4. Westermann M, Pop OI, Gerlach R, Appel TR, Schlörmann W, Schreiber S, Müller JP, The TatAd component of the Bacillus subtilis twin-arginine protein transport system forms homo-multimeric complexes in its cytosolic and membrane embedded localisation. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2006, 1758, 443-451.
  5. Westermann M, Steiniger F, Richter W, Belt-like localisation of caveolin in deep caveolae and its re-distribution after cholesterol depletion. Histochem. Cell Biol. 2005, 123, 613-620.