Prof. Dr. Dietrich K. Hofmann - Publikationen

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Gleason, D.F. and D.K. Hofmann (2011)
Coral larvae: From gametes to recruits.
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 408, 42–57 (2011)



Hofmann, D.K. (2010)
Developmental Biology of Ascidians.
In: Fischer, A. (ed.) et al: Reproduction and development of marine invertebrates in the laboratary - The Helgoland manual of developmental studies at NW European marine stations. (2010, accepted)



Michael, M.I., Hofmann, D.K., Khalil, S.H., El-Bawab, F.M. and G.A. Saad (2008) Comparative study of the nervous and reproductive systems of Styela plicata, Styela partita and Ciona intestinalis (Urochordata, Ascidiacea) collected from the Mediterranean Sea near Alexandria, Egypt.
Proc. 5th Int. Con. Biol. Sci. (Zool) 5: 330-347 (2008)

Hofmann, D.K., Michael, M.I., Khalil, S.H., El-Bawab, F.M. and G.A. Saad (2008)
Larval metamorphosis in Ascidiella aspersa (Müller, 1776) and Phallusia mammilata (Cuvier 1815) Urochordata, Ascidiacea - An experimental study including an immunocytological approach.
Proc. 5th Int. Con. Biol. Sci. (Zool) 5: 235-248 (2008)


Boletzky, S. v., Erlwein, B. and D.K. Hofmann (2006)
The Sepia egg: A showcase of cephalopod embryology.
Vie et Milieu 56 (2): 191-201 (2006)


Holland, B.S., Dawson, M.N., Crow, G.L. and D.K. Hofmann (2004)
Global phylogeography of Cassiopea (Scyphozoa; Rhizostomeae): molecular evidence for cryptic species and multiple invasions of the Hawaiian Islands.
Mar. Biol. 145, 1119-1128 (2004)

Fischer, A.B. and D.K. Hofmann (2004)
Budding, bud morphogenesis, and regeneration in Carybdea marsupialis (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa)
Hydrobiologia 530/531:331-337 (2004)


Thieme, C. and D.K. Hofmann (2003)
Control of head morphogenesis in an invertebrate's asexually produced larva-like bud (Cassiopea andromeda; Cnidaria: Scyphozoa).
Dev. Genes Evol. 213, 127-133 (2003)

Thieme, C. and D.K. Hofmann (2003)
An endogenous peptide is involved in internal control of meta-morphosis in the marine invertebrate Cassiopea xamachana (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa).
Dev. Genes Evol. 213, 97-101 (2003)


Hofmann, D.K. and G. Crow (2002)
Induction of larval metamorphosis in the tropical scyphozoan Mastigias papua: striking similarity with upside down-jellyfish Cassiopea spp. (with notes on related species).
Vie Milieu 52 (4), 141-147 (2002)

Hofmann, D.K. and M.G. Hadfield (2002)
Hermaphroditism, gonochorism, and asexual reproduction in Cassiopea sp.: an immigrant in the Islands of Hawai'i.
Invert. Reprod. & Devel. 41, (1-3): 215-221 (2002)


Ben-David-Zaslow, R., Henning, G., Hofmann, D. K., and Y. Benayahu (1999)
Reproduction in the Red Sea coral Heteroxenia fuscescens: seasonality and long-term record (1991 to 1997).
Mar. Biol. 133, 553-559 (1999)


Henning, G., Hofmann, D. K., and Y. Benayahu (1998)
Metamorphic processes in the soft corals Heteroxenia fuscescens and Xenia umbellata: The effect of protein kinase C activators and inhibitors.
Invert. Reprod. Devel. 34, 35-45 (1998)


Kushmaro, A., Henning, G., Hofmann, D. K., and Y. Benayahu (1997)
Metamorphosis of Heteroxenia fuscescens planulae (Cnidaria:Octocorallia) is inhibited by crude oil: a novel short term toxicity bioassay.
Marine Environmental Research 43, 295-302 (1997)

Jensch, F. and D.K. Hofmann (1997)
The cnidomes of Cassiopea andromeda Forskal,1775, and Cassiopea xamachana Bigelow,1882 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa)
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Coelenterate Biology 1995 (J.C. den Hartog, ed.) 279-285, Nationaal Naturhistorisch Museum, Leiden, (published 1997)


Hofmann, D., Fitt, W.K. and J. Fleck (1996)
Checkpoints in the lifecycle on Cassiopea spp.: control of metagenesis and metamorphosis in a tropical jellyfish.
Int. J. Dev. Biol. 40, 331-338 (1996)

Henning, G., Hofmann, D.K. and Y. Benayahu (1996)
The phorbol ester TPA induces metamorphosis in Red Sea coral planulae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa)
Experientia 52, 744-749 (1996)


Hofmann, D. K. and M. Hellmann (1995)
Studies in the reef-dwelling cnidarian Cassiopea spp.: RF-amide positive elements of the nervous system at different stages of development.
Beitr. zur Paläont. 20, 21-29 (1995)

Fleck, J. and D.K. Hofmann (1995)
In vivo binding of a biologically active peptide in vegetative buds of the scyphozoan Cassiopea andromeda: demonstration of receptor-mediated induction of metamorphosis.
Mar. Biol. 122, 447-451 (1995)

Lübbering, B. and D.K. Hofmann (1995)
Do test cells secrete a hatching enzyme in Ascidiella aspersa (Tunicata, Ascidiacea)?
Helgoländer Meeresunt., 49, 295-301 (1995)


Reuter, K., Schwammberger K.-H. und D.K. Hofmann (1994)
Volksentwicklung und Sammelverhalten bei Bombus pascuorum (SCOPOLI) (Hymenoptera, Apidae).
Z. für angewandte Zoologie, 80, 261-277 (1994)

Küpper, G., Schwammberger K.-H. und D.K. Hofmann (1994)
Volksentwicklung bei Bombus pratorum (L.) (Hymenoptera, Apidae) unter kontrollierten Bedingungen im Labor.
Mitt. Dtsch. Ges. Allg. Angew. Ent., 9, 351-354 (1994)

Hofmann, D.K. (1994)
Feed-back regulation in Platynereis dumerilii AUDOUIN & MILNE-EDWARDS 1833- A status review.
Mém. Mus. National Hist. Nat. 162, 65-72 (1994)


Lübbering, B., Niermann-Kerkenberg E. and D.K. Hofmann (1992)
Test cells of Ascidiella aspersa: Adhesion and migration behaviour during embryogenesis.
Invert. Reprod. & Devel. 21, 241-252 (1992)

Hofmann, D.K., Manitz, B. and B. Reckenfelderbäumer (1992)
Metamorphosis in the Scyphozoan Cassiopea andromeda. Cellular and morphogenetic responses to exogenous inducers.
Proc. 7th Int. Coral Reef Symp. 463-470 (1992)


Henning, G., Benayahu, Y. and D.K. Hofmann (1991)
Natural substrates, marine bacteria and a phorbol ester induce metamorphosis in the soft coral Heteroxenia fuscescens (Anthozoa:Octocorallia)
Proceedings of the German Zoological Society 84, 486-487 (1991)

Bischoff, A., Fleck, J. and D.K. Hofmann (1991)
Phorbol esters induce metamorphosis in Cassiopea andromeda and Cassiopea xamachana
Proceedings of the German Zoological Society 84, 484 (1991)

Hofmann, D.K. and G. Henning (1991)
Effects of axenic culture on asexual reproduction and metamorphosis in the symbiotic scyphozoan Cassiopea andromeda.
Symbiosis 10, 83-93 (1991)

Hofmann, D.K. and M. Gottlieb (1991)
Bud formation in Cassiopea andromeda: Epithelial dynamics and fate map.
Hydrobiologia 216/217, 53-59 (1991)


Fleck, J. and D.K. Hofmann (1990)
The efficiency of metamorphosis inducing oligopeptides in Cassiopea species (Cnidaria:Scyphozoa) depends on both primary structure and amino- and carboxiterminal substituents.
Proceedings German Zoological Society 83, 452-453 (1990)

Hofmann, D.K. and T.G. Honegger (1990)
Bud formation and bud metamorphois in Cassiopea andromeda (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa): A developmental and ultrastructural study.
Mar. Biol. 105, 509-518 (1990)


Hofmann, D.K. (1989)
Kapitel 3: Entwicklungsprozesse. In: Grundriß der Zoologie. H. Mehlhorn (ed.) UTB G. Fischer, Stuttgart, pp. 279-348. (Textbook Article) (1989)

Hanske, M. and D.K. Hofmann (1989)
Spermatogenesis in Platynereis dumerilii: Origin of gonial cells, developmental and ultrastructural aspects of gamete formation.
3. International Polychaete Conference, Long Beach (Abstract) (1989)

Niermann-Kerkenberg, E. and D.K. Hofmann (1989)
Fertilization and normal development in Ascidiella aspersa (Tunicata) studied with Nomarski-optics.
Helgoländer Meeresun. 43, 245-258 (1989)


Brand-Saberi, B. und D.K. Hofmann (1988)
On the origin of skeletal limb muscle in Xenopus laevis.
83. Vers. d. Anat. Ges. (Abstract) (1988)

Lange, K. und D.K. Hofmann (1988)
Die Embryonalentwicklung der Knochenfische am Beispiel des "Roten von Rio" Hyphessobrycon flammeus.
Biologie in unserer Zeit 18. Jahrg., 89-93 (1988)

Hofmann, D.K. and W.K. Fitt (1988)
Settlement and metamorphosis of lavae of reef dwelling jellyfish of the genus Cassiopea.
6th Internat. Coral Reef Symp. (Abstract) (1988)


Hofmann, D.K. and U. Brand (1987)
Induction of metamorphosis in the symbiotic scyphozoan Cassiopea andromeda: Role of marine bacteria and of biochemicals.
Symbiosis 4, 99-116 (1987)

Fitt, W.K., Hofmann D.K., Wolk, M. and M. Rahat (1987)
Requirement of exogenous inducers for the development of axenic larvae and buds of Cassiopea andromeda.
Marine Biology 94, 415-422 (1987)

Rahat, M. and D.K. Hofmann (1987)
Bacterial and algal effects on metamorphosis in the life-cycle of Cassiopea andromeda.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 503, 449-458 (1987)


Hofmann, D.K. and U. Brand (1986): Is induction of polyp morphogenesis in Cassiopea andromeda (Cnidaria) based on interorganismic chemical signals?
Advances in invertebrate reproduction 4, 519 (1986)

Hofmann, D.K., J. Boes and M. Hanske (1986)
Spermatogenesis in the polychaete Platynereis dumerilii.
Advances in invertebrate reproduction 4, 520 (1986)


Fitt, W.K. and D.K. Hofmann (1985)
Chemical induction of settlement and metamorphosis of planulae and buds of the reef-dwelling coelenterate Casiopea andromeda.
Proc, Fifth Intl. Co¬ral Reef Symp. 5, 239-244 (1985)

Wolk, M., Rahat, M., Fitt, W.K. and D.K. Hofmann (1985)
Cholera toxin and thyrotropine can replace natural inducers for metamorphosis of larvae and buds of the scyphozoan Cassiopea andromeda.
Wilhelm Roux' Archives 194, 487-490 (1985)


Hofmann, D.K. and I. Schiedges (1984)
Brain hormone levels and feedback regulation during gametogenesis, metamorphosis and regeneration in Platynereis dumerilii - An experimental approach.
In: A. Fischer and H.- D. Pfannenstiel (Eds.) Polychaete Reproduction Fortschritte der Zoologie Vol. 29, 73-79, Gustav Fischer Verlag: Stuttgart/New York (1984)

Hofmann, D.K., Bernardy, K. and U. Brand(1984)
Asexual reproduction in Cassiopea andromeda (Scyphozoa): Induction of settlement and metamorphosis in vegetative buds.
In: W. Engels (Ed.) Advances in Invertebrate Reproduction, Vol. 3, p. 592, Elsevier: Amsterdam (1984)


Hofmann, D.K. and B. P. Kremer (1981)
Carbon metabolism and strobilation in Cassiopea andromeda (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa): Significance of endosymbiontic dinoflagellates.
Marine Biology 65, 25-33 (1981)


Neumann, R., Schmahl, G. and D.K. Hofmann (1980)
Bud formation and control of polyp morphogeneis in Cassiopea andromeda (Scyphozoa).
In: P. Tardent and R. Tardent (Eds.) Developmental and Cellular Biology of Coelenterates, 217-223, Elsevier/North-Holland, Biomedical Press (1980)


Kremer, B.P. und D.K. Hofmann (1979)
Mikroalgen als Symbiosepartner: Zooxanthellen in marinen Wirbellosen.
Mikrokosmos, Jg. 1979, Heft 7, 201-207 (1979)

Hofmann, D.K. (1979)
Elevage d' Annélides: résultats portant sur leur biologie et endocrinologie.
Annales de la Société Française de Biologie de Développement. 39-42 (1979)


Hofmann, D.K., Kleinebeckel D. and W. Luther (1978)
Limb regeneration from X-irradiated tails of Ambystoma mexicanum following transplantation of flank skin from region adjacent to hind-limb.
Wilhelm Roux' Archives 185, 227-234 (1978)


Hofmann, D.K. (1976)
Regeneration and endocrinology in the polychaete Platynereis dumerilii - An experimental and structural study.
Wilhelm Roux' Archives 180, 47-71 (1976)


Hofmann, D.K. (1975)
Prostomial regeneration in the polychaete Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin et Milne-Edwards) (Annelida).
Wilhelm Roux' Archives 177, 309-322 (1975)

Hofmann, D.K. (1975)
Analyse der Beziehungen zwischen Regenerationsleistung, Geschlechtsreifung und endokrinem System bei Platynereis dumerilii (Annelida: Polychaeta).
Verh. dt. Zool. Ges. 1974, 314-319, Stuttgart (1975)

Hofmann, D.K. (1975)
Reproductive forms in eunicid polychaetes inhabiting the "Fonds coralligènes" in the region of Banyuls-s-M. (Mediterranean Sea) with particular reference to Eunice sici-liensis (Grube).
Pubbl. Staz. zool. Napoli (Suppl. Bd.) 39, 242-253 (1975)


Hofmann, D.K. (1974)
Maturation, epitoky and regeneration in the polychaete Eunice siciliensis under field and laboratory condiions.
Mar. Biol. 25, 149-161 (1974)


Bierbach, M. und D.K. Hofmann (1973)
Experimentelle Untersuchungen zum Stockwachstum und zur Medusenbildung bei dem marinen Hyrozoon Eirene viridula.
Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 25, 63-84 (1973)


Hofmann, D.K. (1972)
Nachweis der Epitokie als Fortpflanzungsmodus des Polychaeten Euince siciliensis (Polychaeta: Annelida).
Mar. Biol. 14, 341-344 (1972)


Hofmann, D.K. (1969)
Untersuchungen über die Regeneration des Prostomiums und des Hinterendes beim Polychaeten Eunice viridis (Gray).
Zool. Anz. (Suppl. Bd.) 33, (Verh. zool. Ges. 1969) 253-260 (1969)


Hauenschild, C., A. Fischer und D.K. Hofmann (1968)
Untersuchungen am pazifischen Palolowurm Eunice viridis (Polychaeta) in Samoa.
Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 18, 254-295 (1968)


Hofmann, D.K. (1966)
Untersuchungen zur Regeneration des Hinterendes bei Platyneeis dumerlii (Audouin et Milne-Edwards) (Annelida, Polychaeta).
Zool. Jb. (Abt. allg. Zool. Physiol. Tiere) 72, 374-430 (1966)


Hofmann, D.K. (1964)
Zum Mechanismus der Ei- und Spermaabgabe bei dem Polychaeten Platynereis dumerilli (Audouin et Milne-Edwards).
Zool. Anz. (Suppl. Bd.) 28, (Verh. dt. Zool. Ges. 1964) 203-212 (1964)