Wissenschaftliche Publikationen


1: Acker H. et al. Acupuncture–brain interactions as hypothesized by mood scale
recordings. Med Hypotheses (2015).

1971 – 2011

1: Wotzlaw C, Bernardini A, Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Papkovsky D, Acker H,
Fandrey J. Multifocal animated imaging of changes in cellular oxygen and calcium
concentrations and membrane potential within the intact adult mouse carotid body
ex vivo. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2011 Aug;301(2):C266-71. doi:
10.1152/ajpcell.00508.2010. Epub 2011 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 21525432.

2: Rajwa B, Bernas T, Acker H, Dobrucki J, Robinson JP. Single- and two-photon
spectral imaging of intrinsic fluorescence of transformed human hepatocytes.
Microsc Res Tech. 2007 Oct;70(10):869-79. PubMed PMID: 17661363.

3: Wotzlaw C, Otto T, Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Metzen E, Acker H, Fandrey J.
Optical analysis of the HIF-1 complex in living cells by FRET and FRAP. FASEB J.
2007 Mar;21(3):700-7. Epub 2006 Dec 28. PubMed PMID: 17197389.

4: Acker T, Fandrey J, Acker H. The good, the bad and the ugly in oxygen-sensing:
ROS, cytochromes and prolyl-hydroxylases. Cardiovasc Res. 2006 Jul
15;71(2):195-207. Epub 2006 Apr 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 16740253.

5: Acker H. The oxygen sensing signal cascade under the influence of reactive
oxygen species. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2005 Dec
29;360(1464):2201-10. Review. PubMed PMID: 16321790; PubMed Central PMCID:

6: Djordjevic T, Pogrebniak A, BelAiba RS, Bonello S, Wotzlaw C, Acker H, Hess J,
Görlach A. The expression of the NADPH oxidase subunit p22phox is regulated by a
redox-sensitive pathway in endothelial cells. Free Radic Biol Med. 2005 Mar
1;38(5):616-30. PubMed PMID: 15683718.

7: Spiess E, Bestvater F, Heckel-Pompey A, Toth K, Hacker M, Stobrawa G, Feurer
T, Wotzlaw C, Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Porwol T, Acker H. Two-photon excitation
and emission spectra of the green fluorescent protein variants ECFP, EGFP and
EYFP. J Microsc. 2005 Mar;217(Pt 3):200-4. PubMed PMID: 15725123.

8: Acker T, Acker H. Cellular oxygen sensing need in CNS function: physiological
and pathological implications. J Exp Biol. 2004 Aug;207(Pt 18):3171-88. Review.
PubMed PMID: 15299039.

9: Zhu H, Larade K, Jackson TA, Xie J, Ladoux A, Acker H, Berchner-Pfannschmidt
U, Fandrey J, Cross AR, Lukat-Rodgers GS, Rodgers KR, Bunn HF. NCB5OR is a novel
soluble NAD(P)H reductase localized in the endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem.
2004 Jul 16;279(29):30316-25. Epub 2004 May 6. PubMed PMID: 15131110; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3045664.

10: Liu Q, Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Möller U, Brecht M, Wotzlaw C, Acker H,
Jungermann K, Kietzmann T. A Fenton reaction at the endoplasmic reticulum is
involved in the redox control of hypoxia-inducible gene expression. Proc Natl
Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Mar 23;101(12):4302-7. Epub 2004 Mar 9. PubMed PMID:
15010533; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC384736.

11: Wartenberg M, Wolf S, Budde P, Grünheck F, Acker H, Hescheler J, Wartenberg
G, Sauer H. The antimalaria agent artemisinin exerts antiangiogenic effects in
mouse embryonic stem cell-derived embryoid bodies. Lab Invest. 2003
Nov;83(11):1647-55. PubMed PMID: 14615418.

12: Görlach A, Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Wotzlaw C, Cool RH, Fandrey J, Acker H,
Jungermann K, Kietzmann T. Reactive oxygen species modulate HIF-1 mediated PAI-1
expression: involvement of the GTPase Rac1. Thromb Haemost. 2003
May;89(5):926-35. PubMed PMID: 12719791.

13: Metzen E, Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Stengel P, Marxsen JH, Stolze I, Klinger
M, Huang WQ, Wotzlaw C, Hellwig-Bürgel T, Jelkmann W, Acker H, Fandrey J.
Intracellular localisation of human HIF-1 alpha hydroxylases: implications for
oxygen sensing. J Cell Sci. 2003 Apr 1;116(Pt 7):1319-26. PubMed PMID: 12615973.

14: Sminia P, Acker H, Eikesdal HP, Kaaijk P, Enger Pø, Slotman B, Bjerkvig R.
Oxygenation and response to irradiation of organotypic multicellular spheroids of
human glioma. Anticancer Res. 2003 Mar-Apr;23(2B):1461-6. PubMed PMID: 12820410.

15: Wartenberg M, Ling FC, Müschen M, Klein F, Acker H, Gassmann M, Petrat K,
Pütz V, Hescheler J, Sauer H. Regulation of the multidrug resistance transporter
P-glycoprotein in multicellular tumor spheroids by hypoxia-inducible factor
(HIF-1) and reactive oxygen species. FASEB J. 2003 Mar;17(3):503-5. Epub 2003 Jan
2. PubMed PMID: 12514119.

16: Bestvater F, Spiess E, Stobrawa G, Hacker M, Feurer T, Porwol T,
Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Wotzlaw C, Acker H. Two-photon fluorescence absorption
and emission spectra of dyes relevant for cell imaging. J Microsc. 2002
Nov;208(Pt 2):108-15. PubMed PMID: 12423261.

17: Stolze I, Berchner-Pfannschmidt U, Freitag P, Wotzlaw C, Rössler J, Frede S,
Acker H, Fandrey J. Hypoxia-inducible erythropoietin gene expression in human
neuroblastoma cells. Blood. 2002 Oct 1;100(7):2623-8. PubMed PMID: 12239177.

18: Streller T, Huckstorf C, Pfeiffer C, Acker H. Unusual cytochrome a592 with
low PO2 affinity correlates as putative oxygen sensor with rat carotid body
chemoreceptor discharge. FASEB J. 2002 Aug;16(10):1277-9. Epub 2002 Jun 21.
PubMed PMID: 12153998.

19: Porwol T, Ehleben W, Brand V, Acker H. Tissue oxygen sensor function of NADPH
oxidase isoforms, an unusual cytochrome aa3 and reactive oxygen species. Respir
Physiol. 2001 Nov 15;128(3):331-48. PubMed PMID: 11718762.

20: Wartenberg M, Dönmez F, Ling FC, Acker H, Hescheler J, Sauer H. Tumor-induced
angiogenesis studied in confrontation cultures of multicellular tumor spheroids
and embryoid bodies grown from pluripotent embryonic stem cells. FASEB J. 2001
Apr;15(6):995-1005. PubMed PMID: 11292660.

21: Bölling B, Fandrey J, Frosch PJ, Acker H. VEGF production, cell proliferation
and apoptosis of human IGR 1 melanoma cells under nIFN-alpha/beta and rIFN-gamma
treatment. Exp Dermatol. 2000 Oct;9(5):327-35. PubMed PMID: 11016853.

22: Stern-Kiefer M, Porwol T, Acker H, Altmeyer P, Bacharach-Buhles M.
[3-dimensional reconstruction in dermatology. Prospects for new possibilities in
routine histological diagnosis]. Hautarzt. 2000 Oct;51(10):746-52. German. PubMed
PMID: 11153360.

23: Kietzmann T, Fandrey J, Acker H. Oxygen Radicals as Messengers in
Oxygen-Dependent Gene Expression. News Physiol Sci. 2000 Aug;15:202-208. PubMed
PMID: 11390911.

24: Strohmaier AR, Porwol T, Acker H, Spiess E. Three-dimensional organization of
microtubules in tumor cells studied by confocal laser scanning microscopy and
computer-assisted deconvolution and image reconstruction. Cells Tissues Organs.
2000;167(1):1-8. PubMed PMID: 10899710.

25: Lahiri S, Ehleben W, Acker H. Chemoreceptor discharges and cytochrome redox
changes of the rat carotid body: role of heme ligands. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
1999 Aug 3;96(16):9427-32. PubMed PMID: 10430959; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC17799.

26: Bichet S, Wenger RH, Camenisch G, Rolfs A, Ehleben W, Porwol T, Acker H,
Fandrey J, Bauer C, Gassmann M. Oxygen tension modulates beta-globin switching in
embryoid bodies. FASEB J. 1999 Feb;13(2):285-95. PubMed PMID: 9973316.

27: Ehleben W, Porwol T, Fandrey J, Acker H. The influence of phenobarbital on
cytochromes and reactive oxygen species in erythropoietin producing HepG2 cells.
FEBS Lett. 1998 Dec 4;440(3):343-7. PubMed PMID: 9872399.

28: Kietzmann T, Porwol T, Zierold K, Jungermann K, Acker H. Involvement of a
local fenton reaction in the reciprocal modulation by O2 of the
glucagon-dependent activation of the phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase gene and
the insulin-dependent activation of the glucokinase gene in rat hepatocytes.
Biochem J. 1998 Oct 15;335 ( Pt 2):425-32. PubMed PMID: 9761743; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC1219798.

29: Ehleben W, Bölling B, Merten E, Porwol T, Strohmaier AR, Acker H. Cytochromes
and oxygen radicals as putative members of the oxygen sensing pathway. Respir
Physiol. 1998 Oct;114(1):25-36. PubMed PMID: 9858048.

30: Porwol T, Ehleben W, Zierold K, Fandrey J, Acker H. The influence of nickel
and cobalt on putative members of the oxygen-sensing pathway of
erythropoietin-producing HepG2 cells. Eur J Biochem. 1998 Aug 15;256(1):16-23.
PubMed PMID: 9746341.

31: Cool RH, Merten E, Theiss C, Acker H. Rac1, and not Rac2, is involved in the
regulation of the intracellular hydrogen peroxide level in HepG2 cells. Biochem
J. 1998 May 15;332 ( Pt 1):5-8. PubMed PMID: 9576845; PubMed Central PMCID:

32: Wartenberg M, Hescheler J, Acker H, Diedershagen H, Sauer H. Doxorubicin
distribution in multicellular prostate cancer spheroids evaluated by confocal
laser scanning microscopy and the “optical probe technique”. Cytometry. 1998 Feb
1;31(2):137-45. PubMed PMID: 9482283.

33: Strohmaier AR, Porwol T, Acker H, Spiess E. Tomography of cells by confocal
laser scanning microscopy and computer-assisted three-dimensional image
reconstruction: localization of cathepsin B in tumor cells penetrating collagen
gels in vitro. J Histochem Cytochem. 1997 Jul;45(7):975-83. PubMed PMID: 9212823.

34: Kummer W, Acker H. Cytochrome b558 and hydrogen peroxide production in small
intensely fluorescent cells of sympathetic ganglia. Histochem Cell Biol. 1997
Feb;107(2):151-8. PubMed PMID: 9062800.

35: Fandrey J, Frede S, Ehleben W, Porwol T, Acker H, Jelkmann W. Cobalt chloride
and desferrioxamine antagonize the inhibition of erythropoietin production by
reactive oxygen species. Kidney Int. 1997 Feb;51(2):492-6. PubMed PMID: 9027728.

36: Ehleben W, Porwol T, Fandrey J, Kummer W, Acker H. Cobalt and desferrioxamine
reveal crucial members of the oxygen sensing pathway in HepG2 cells. Kidney Int.
1997 Feb;51(2):483-91. PubMed PMID: 9027727.

37: Essand M, Lögdahl P, Nilsson S, Wartenberg M, Acker H, Carlsson J. Retention
and processing of the monoclonal anti-prostate E4 antibody after binding to
prostatic adenocarcinoma DU 145 cells. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 1996
Sep;43(1):39-43. PubMed PMID: 8917634.

38: Gassmann M, Fandrey J, Bichet S, Wartenberg M, Marti HH, Bauer C, Wenger RH,
Acker H. Oxygen supply and oxygen-dependent gene expression in differentiating
embryonic stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Apr 2;93(7):2867-72. PubMed
PMID: 8610133; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC39725.

39: Wartenberg M, Acker H. Induction of cell death by Doxorubicin in
multicellular spheroids as studied by confocal laser scanning microscopy.
Anticancer Res. 1996 Mar-Apr;16(2):573-9. PubMed PMID: 8687100.

40: Porwol T, Merten E, Opitz N, Acker H. Three-dimensional imaging of rhodamine
123 fluorescence distribution in human melanoma cells by means of confocal laser
scanning microscopy. Acta Anat (Basel). 1996;157(2):116-25. PubMed PMID: 9142334.

41: Gorlach A, Bolling B, Holtermann G, Schwachofer J, Carlsson J, Acker H.
Changes in growth, po(2) and ph after exposure to oxamate – studies of 2 human
tumor-cell lines growing as multicellular spheroids. Int J Oncol. 1995
Oct;7(4):831-9. PubMed PMID: 21552911.

42: Kummer W, Acker H. Immunohistochemical demonstration of four subunits of
neutrophil NAD(P)H oxidase in type I cells of carotid body. J Appl Physiol
(1985). 1995 May;78(5):1904-9. PubMed PMID: 7649929.

43: Wartenberg M, Acker H. Quantitative recording of vitality patterns in living
multicellular spheroids by confocal microscopy. Micron. 1995;26(5):395-404.
PubMed PMID: 8640359.

44: Görlach A, Acker H. pO2- and pH-gradients in multicellular spheroids and
their relationship to cellular metabolism and radiation sensitivity of malignant
human tumor cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1994 Nov 29;1227(3):105-12. Review.
PubMed PMID: 7986818.

45: Görlach A, Fandrey J, Holtermann G, Acker H. Effects of cobalt on haem
proteins of erythropoietin-producing HepG2 cells in multicellular spheroid
culture. FEBS Lett. 1994 Jul 11;348(2):216-8. PubMed PMID: 8034045.

46: Opitz N, Merten E, Acker H. Evidence for redistribution-associated
intracellular pK shifts of the pH-sensitive fluoroprobe carboxy-SNARF-1. Pflugers
Arch. 1994 Jun;427(3-4):332-42. PubMed PMID: 8072854.

47: Acker H. Cellular oxygen sensors. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1994 Apr 15;718:3-10;
discussion 11-2. Review. PubMed PMID: 8185236.

48: Görlach A, Herter P, Hentschel H, Frosch PJ, Acker H. Effects of nIFN beta
and rIFN gamma on growth and morphology of two human melanoma cell lines:
comparison between two- and three-dimensional culture. Int J Cancer. 1994 Jan
15;56(2):249-54. PubMed PMID: 8314308.

49: Görlach A, Acker H. The relationship of radiation sensitivity and
microenvironment of human tumor cells in multicellular spheroid tissue culture.
Adv Exp Med Biol. 1994;345:343-50. PubMed PMID: 8079728.

50: Capala J, Acker H, Lindström A, Carlsson J. Effects of epidermal growth
factor receptor blocking in cultured glioma spheroids. Anticancer Res. 1994
Jan-Feb;14(1A):45-53. PubMed PMID: 7513145.

51: Acker H. Mechanisms and meaning of cellular oxygen sensing in the organism.
Respir Physiol. 1994 Jan;95(1):1-10. Review. PubMed PMID: 8153448.

52: Okada Y, Mückenhoff K, Holtermann G, Acker H, Scheid P. Depth profiles of pH
and PO2 in the isolated brain stem-spinal cord of the neonatal rat. Respir
Physiol. 1993 Sep;93(3):315-26. PubMed PMID: 8235130.

53: Görlach A, Holtermann G, Jelkmann W, Hancock JT, Jones SA, Jones OT, Acker H.
Photometric characteristics of haem proteins in erythropoietin-producing hepatoma
cells (HepG2). Biochem J. 1993 Mar 15;290 ( Pt 3):771-6. PubMed PMID: 8384444;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1132347.

54: Acker H, Bölling B, Delpiano MA, Dufau E, Görlach A, Holtermann G. The
meaning of H2O2 generation in carotid body cells for PO2 chemoreception. J Auton
Nerv Syst. 1992 Nov;41(1-2):41-51. PubMed PMID: 1491115.

55: Acker H, Holtermann G, Bölling B, Carlsson J. Influence of glucose on
metabolism and growth of rat glioma cells (C6) in multicellular spheroid culture.
Int J Cancer. 1992 Sep 9;52(2):279-85. PubMed PMID: 1521914.

56: Delpiano MA, Acker H. Hypoxia increases the cyclic AMP content of the cat
carotid body in vitro. J Neurochem. 1991 Jul;57(1):291-7. PubMed PMID: 1711098.

57: Szolgay-Daniel E, Carlsson J, Zierold K, Holtermann G, Dufau E, Acker H.
Effects of amiloride treatment on U-118 MG and U-251 MG human glioma and HT-29
human colon carcinoma cells. Cancer Res. 1991 Feb 1;51(3):1039-44. PubMed PMID:

58: Schwachöfer JH, Acker H, Crooijmans RP, Van Gasteren JJ, Holtermann G,
Hoogenhout J, Jerusalem CR, Kal HB. Oxygen tensions in two human tumor cell lines
grown and irradiated as multicellular spheroids. Anticancer Res. 1991
Jan-Feb;11(1):273-9. PubMed PMID: 2018361.

59: Acker H, Degner F, Hilsmann J. Local blood flow velocities in the carotid
body of fetal sheep and newborn lambs. J Comp Physiol B. 1991;161(1):73-9. PubMed
PMID: 2056156.

60: Cross AR, Henderson L, Jones OT, Delpiano MA, Hentschel J, Acker H.
Involvement of an NAD(P)H oxidase as a pO2 sensor protein in the rat carotid
body. Biochem J. 1990 Dec 15;272(3):743-7. PubMed PMID: 2268299; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC1149771.

61: Weinlich M, Acker H. Flavoprotein-fluorescence imaging for metabolic studies
in multicellular spheroids by means of confocal scanning laser microscopy. J
Microsc. 1990 Oct;160(Pt 1):RP1-2. PubMed PMID: 2258916.

62: Acker H, Pietruschka F, Deutscher J. Endothelial cell mitogen released from
HT29 tumour cells grown in monolayer or multicellular spheroid culture. Br J
Cancer. 1990 Sep;62(3):376-7. PubMed PMID: 2206946; PubMed Central PMCID:

63: Trippenbach T, Richter DW, Acker H. Hypoxia and ion activities within the
brain stem of newborn rabbits. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1990 Jun;68(6):2494-503.
PubMed PMID: 2166737.

64: Knollmann U, Acker H, Langer H, Delpiano MA. Aerobic glycolysis in the retina
of the crab Ocypode ryderi. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1990;277:713-7. PubMed PMID:

65: Nylén T, Acker H, Bölling B, Holterman G, Carlsson J. Influence of ionizing
radiation on oxygen profiles in different types of multicellular spheroids.
Radiat Res. 1989 Nov;120(2):213-26. PubMed PMID: 2616739.

66: Acker H, Dufau E, Huber J, Sylvester D. Indications to an NADPH oxidase as a
possible pO2 sensor in the rat carotid body. FEBS Lett. 1989 Oct 9;256(1-2):75-8.
PubMed PMID: 2806553.

67: Hescheler J, Delpiano MA, Acker H, Pietruschka F. Ionic currents on type-I
cells of the rabbit carotid body measured by voltage-clamp experiments and the
effect of hypoxia. Brain Res. 1989 May 1;486(1):79-88. PubMed PMID: 2720436.

68: Delpiano MA, Acker H. Hypoxic and hypercapnic responses of [Ca2+]o and [K+]o
in the cat carotid body in vitro. Brain Res. 1989 Mar 20;482(2):235-46. PubMed
PMID: 2495840.

69: Acker H. PO2 chemoreception in arterial chemoreceptors. Annu Rev Physiol.
1989;51:835-44. Review. PubMed PMID: 2653208.

70: Carlsson J, Acker H. Relations between pH, oxygen partial pressure and growth
in cultured cell spheroids. Int J Cancer. 1988 Nov 15;42(5):715-20. PubMed PMID:

71: Petzinger E, Föllmann W, Acker H, Hentschel J, Zierold K, Kinne RK. Primary
liver cell cultures grown on gas permeable membrane as source for the collection
of primary bile. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol. 1988 Jun;24(6):491-9. PubMed PMID:

72: O’Regan RG, Acker H. Effects of changes in chemoreceptor activity on
extracellular K+ and Ca2+ activities in the cat carotid body. Brain Res. 1988 Apr
5;445(2):268-79. PubMed PMID: 3370464.

73: Hilsmann J, Degner F, Acker H. Local flow velocities in the cat carotid body
tissue. Pflugers Arch. 1987 Sep;410(1-2):204-11. PubMed PMID: 3684506.

74: Acker H, Carlsson J, Holtermann G, Nederman T, Nylén T. Influence of glucose
and buffer capacity in the culture medium on growth and pH in spheroids of human
thyroid carcinoma and human glioma origin. Cancer Res. 1987 Jul 1;47(13):3504-8.
PubMed PMID: 3581085.

75: Acker H, Eyzaguirre C. Light absorbance changes in the mouse carotid body
during hypoxia and cyanide poisoning. Brain Res. 1987 Apr 21;409(2):380-5. PubMed
PMID: 3034381.

76: Degner F, Acker H. Mathematical analysis of tissue PO2 distribution in the
cat carotid body. Pflugers Arch. 1986 Sep;407(3):305-11. PubMed PMID: 3763376.

77: Starlinger H, Acker H. The norepinephrine and dopamine content of the cat
carotid body in vivo under normoxic and hypoxic conditions. Neurosci Lett. 1986
Feb 14;64(1):65-8. PubMed PMID: 3960390.

78: Delpiano MA, Acker H. Extracellular pH changes in the superfused cat carotid
body during hypoxia and hypercapnia. Brain Res. 1985 Sep 9;342(2):273-80. PubMed
PMID: 4041828.

79: Acker H, Eyzaguirre C, Goldman WF. Redox changes in the mouse carotid body
during hypoxia. Brain Res. 1985 Mar 18;330(1):158-63. PubMed PMID: 2985190.

80: Carlsson J, Acker H. Influence of the oxygen pressure in the culture medium
on the oxygenation of different types of multicellular spheroids. Int J Radiat
Oncol Biol Phys. 1985 Mar;11(3):535-46. PubMed PMID: 3855848.

81: Streichhan P, Fischer M, Acker H. The behaviour of the tissue pO2 in
transparent chambers of rats with and without tumour implantations. Adv Exp Med
Biol. 1985;191:785-94. PubMed PMID: 2421552.

82: Althoff M, Acker H. The influence of carotid body stimulation on oxygen
tension and microcirculation of various organs of the cat. Int J Microcirc Clin
Exp. 1985;4(4):379-95. PubMed PMID: 4086192.

83: Acker H, Pietruschka F. Membrane potential of cultured carotid body glomus
cells under normoxia and hypoxia. Brain Res. 1984 Oct 8;311(1):148-51. PubMed
PMID: 6488036.

84: Acker H, Starlinger H. Adenosine triphosphate content in the cat carotid body
under different arterial O2 and CO2 conditions. Neurosci Lett. 1984 Sep
7;50(1-3):175-9. PubMed PMID: 6436757.

85: Starlinger H, Acker H, Heinrich R. Dopamine-beta-hydroxylase activity of the
cat carotid body under different arterial O2 and CO2 conditions. J Neurochem.
1983 Dec;41(6):1533-7. PubMed PMID: 6417272.

86: Nederman T, Acker H, Carlsson J. Penetration of substances into tumor tissue:
a methodological study with microelectrodes and cellular spheroids. In Vitro.
1983 Jun;19(6):479-88. PubMed PMID: 6347871.

87: Acker H, O’Regan RG. The effects of stimulation of autonomic nerves on
carotid body blood flow in the cat. J Physiol. 1981 Jun;315:99-110. PubMed PMID:
7310727; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1249370.

88: Weigelt H, Seidl E, Acker H, Lübbers DW. Distribution of oxygen partial
pressure in the carotid body region and in the carotid body (rabbit). Pflugers
Arch. 1980 Nov;388(2):137-42. PubMed PMID: 7192850.

89: Acker H, Lübbers DW, Purves MJ, Tan ED. Measurements of the partial pressure
of oxygen in the carotid body of fetal sheep and newborn lambs. J Dev Physiol.
1980 Oct;2(5):323-8. PubMed PMID: 7252097.

90: Delpiano M, Acker H. Relationship between tissue po2 and chemoreceptor
activity of the carotid body in vitro. Brain Res. 1980 Aug 11;195(1):85-93.
PubMed PMID: 7397499.

91: Acker H. The meaning of tissue pO2 and local blood flow for the
chemoreceptive process of the carotid body. Fed Proc. 1980 Jul;39(9):2641-7.
PubMed PMID: 6249645.

92: Carlsson J, Stålnacke CG, Acker H, Haji-Karim M, Nilsson S, Larsson B. The
influence of oxygen on viability and proliferation in cellular spheroids. Int J
Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1979 Nov-Dec;5(11-12):2011-20. PubMed PMID: 544580.

93: Acker H. Measurements of potassium changes in the cat carotid body under
hypoxia and hypercapnia. Pflugers Arch. 1978 Aug;375(3):229-32. PubMed PMID:

94: Acker H, Lübbers DW. Oxygen transport capacity of the capillary blood within
the carotid body. Pflugers Arch. 1976 Nov 5;366(2-3):241-6. PubMed PMID: 1033525.

95: Acker H, Keller HP, Lübbers DW, Bingmann D, Schulze H, Caspers H. The
relationship between neuronal activity of chemoreceptor fibers and tissue PO2 of
the carotid body of the cat during changes in arterial PO2 and blood pressure.
Pflugers Arch. 1973 Nov 8;343(4):287-96. PubMed PMID: 4796821.

96: Acker H, Lübbers DW, Purves MJ. Local oxygen tension field in the glomus
caroticum of the cat and its change at changing arterial PO 2 . Pflugers Arch.
1971;329(2):136-55. PubMed PMID: 5165549.