Martina Gáliková, Heinrich Dircksen, Dick R. Nässel. 2018. The thirsty fly - Ion transport peptide (ITP) is a novel endocrine regulator of water homeostasis in Drosophila. PLOS Genetics 14.

Megan Brooke-Jones, Martina Gáliková, Heinrich Dircksen. 2018. Cyanobacterial Neurotoxin Beta-Methyl-Amino-l-Alanine Affects Dopaminergic Neurons in Optic Ganglia and Brain of Daphnia magna. Toxins 10.

Yunfei Sun, Fang Wang, Nan Hu, Xianpeng Su, Zhi Liu, Heinrich Dircksen. 2017. Prey selection of the swimming crab Portunus trituberculatus (Miers, 1876) (Brachyura: Portunidae) foraging on bivalves. Journal of Crustacean Biology 37: 521-528.

Bruno Campos, Claudia Rivetti, Timm Kress, Carlos Barata, Heinrich Dircksen. 2016. Depressing antidepressant - Fluoxetine affects serotonin neurons causing adverse reproductive responses in Daphnia magna. Environmental Science and Technology 50: 6000-6007.

Christian Derst, Heinrich Dircksen, Karen Meusemann, Xin Zhou, Shanlin Liu, Reinhard Predel. 2016. Evolution of neuropeptides in non-pterygote hexapods. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16.

Timm Kress, Steffen Harzsch, Heinrich Dircksen. 2016. Neuroanatomy of the optic ganglia and central brain of the water flea Daphnia magna (Crustacea, Cladocera). Cell and Tissue Research 363: 649-677.

Georg Mayer, Lars Hering, Juliane M. Stosch, Paul A. Stevenson, Heinrich Dircksen. 2015. Evolution of pigment-dispersing factor neuropeptides in panarthropoda - Insights from onychophora (Velvet Worms) and tardigrada (Water Bears). Journal of Comparative Neurology 523: 1865-1885.

Christiane Hermann-Luibl, Taishi Yoshii, Pingkalai R. Senthilan, Heinrich Dircksen, Charlotte Helfrich-Förster. 2014. The Ion Transport Peptide Is a New Functional Clock Neuropeptide in the Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Neuroscience 34: 9522-9536.

Heinrich Dircksen. 2013. Crustacean bioactive peptides. In Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides, pp. 209-221. Academic Press Elsevier, New York.

Christiane Hermann, Rachele Saccon, Pingkalai R. Senthilan, Lilith Domnik, Heinrich Dircksen, Taishi Yoshii, Charlotte Helfrich-Foerster. 2013. The circadian clock network in the brain of different Drosophila species. Journal of Comparative Neurology 521: 367-388.

J. Sook Chung, Hidekazu Katayama, Heinrich Dircksen. 2012. New Functions of Arthropod Bursicon: Inducing Deposition and Thickening of New Cuticle and Hemocyte Granulation in the Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus. PLoS ONE 7: e46299.

Simon George Webster, Rainer Keller, Heinrich Dircksen. 2012. The CHH-superfamily of multifunctional peptide hormones controlling crustacean metabolism, osmoregulation, moulting, and reproduction. General and Comparative Endocrinology 175: 217-233.

Heinrich Dircksen, Susanne Neupert, Reinhard Predel, Peter Verleyen, Jurgen Huybrechts, Johannes Strauss, Frank Hauser, Elisabeth Stafflinger, Martina Schneider, Kevin Pauwels, Liliane Schoofs, Cornelis J. P. Grimmelikhuijzen. 2011. Genomics, transcriptomics and peptidomics of Daphnia pulex neuropeptides and protein hormones. Journal of Proteome Research 10: 4478-4504.

Johannes Strauss, Qian Zhang, Peter Verleyen, Jurgen Huybrechts, Susanne Neupert, Reinhard Predel, Kevin Pauwels, Heinrich Dircksen. 2011. Pigment-dispersing hormone in Daphnia interneurons, one type homologous to insect clock neurons displaying circadian rhythmicity. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (CMLS) 68: 3403-3423.

Johannes Strauss, Heinrich Dircksen. 2010. Circadian clocks in crustaceans - identified neuronal and cellular systems. Frontiers in Bioscience 15: 1040-1074.

Lily Kahsai, Neval Kapan, Heinrich Dircksen, Åsa ME Winther, Dick R Nässel. 2010. Metabolic stress responses in Drosophila are modulated by brain neurosecretory cells that produce multiple neuropeptides. PLoS ONE 5: e11480.

Steffen Harzsch, Heinrich Dircksen, Barbara S Beltz. 2009. Development of pigment-dispersing hormone-immunoreactive neurons in the American lobster - homology to the insect circadian pacemaker system? Cell and tissue research 335: 417-29.

Helena A D Johard, Taishi Yoishii, Heinrich Dircksen, Paola Cusumano, Francois Rouyer, Charlotte Helfrich-Förster, Dick R Nässel. 2009. Peptidergic clock neurons in Drosophila - ion transport peptide and short neuropeptide F in subsets of dorsal and ventral lateral neurons. Journal of Comparative Neurology 516: 59-73.

Johannes Strauss, Qian Zhang, Peter Verleyen, Jurgen Huybrechts, Kevin Pauels, Heinrich Dircksen. 2009. Multiple identified peptidergic interneurons express a novel pigment-dispersing hormone in the Daphnia brain and visual ganglia, some showing evidence for clock-neuron functions. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 153A: S156-S157.

Heinrich Dircksen, Aditya Mandali, Taishi Yoshii, Johannes Strauss, Charlotte Helfrich-Foerster, Dick R Nässel. 2009. Differential neuronal expression of three Drosophila ion transport peptide splice forms indicate multiple functions of peptidergic neurons. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 153A: S79.

Heinrich Dircksen. 2009. Insect ion transport peptides are derived from alternatively spliced genes and differentially expressed in the central and peripheral nervous system. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 401-12.

Heinrich Dircksen, Lily Kahsai Tesfai, Christina Albus, Dick R Nässel. 2008. Ion transport peptide splice forms in central and peripheral neurons throughout postembryogenesis of Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Comparative Neurology 509: 23-41.

J S Chung, D C Wilcockson, N Zmora, Y Zohar, H Dircksen, S G Webster. 2006. Identification and developmental expression of mRNAs encoding crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP) in decapod crustaceans. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 3862-72.

Heinrich Dircksen, Dave C Wilcockson, Simon G Webster. 2005. Neuropeptides in a forgotten crustacean neurohaemal organ classic, the postcomissural organs of the shrimp Palaemon serratus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 141: S156-S157.

Sabine Hofer, Heinrich Dircksen, Petter Tollbäck, Uwe Homberg. 2005. Novel insect orcokinins - characterization and neuronal distribution in the brains of selected dicondylian insects. Journal of Comparative Neurology 490: 57-71.

Céline Ollivaux, Heinrich Dircksen, Jean-Yves Toullec, Daniel Soyez. 2002. Enkephalinergic control of the secretory activity of neurons producing stereoisomers of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone in the eyestalk of the crayfish Orconectes limosus. Journal of Comparative Neurology 444: 1-9.

Heinrich Dircksen, D Böcking, U Heyn, C Mandel, J S Chung, G Baggerman, P Verhaert, S Daufeldt, T Plösch, P P Jaros, E Waelkens, R Keller, S G Webster. 2001. Crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone (CHH)-like peptides and CHH-precursor-related peptides from pericardial organ neurosecretory cells in the shore crab, Carcinus maenas, are putatively spliced and modified products of multiple genes. Biochemical Journal 356: 159-70.

Magnus G Persson, Malin B Eklund, Heinrich Dircksen, J Erik Muren, Dick Nässel. 2001. Pigment-dispersing factor in the locust abdominal ganglia may have roles as circulating neurohormone and central neuromodulator. Journal of Neurobiology 48: 19-41.

R D Watson, K J Lee, K J Borders, Heinrich Dircksen, K Y Lilly. 2001. Molt-inhibiting hormone immunoreactive neurons in the eyestalk neuroendocrine system of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Arthropod structure & development 30: 69-76.

S G Webster, Heinrich Dircksen, J S Chung. 2000. Endocrine cells in the gut of the shore crab Carcinus maenas immunoreactive to crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone and its precursor-related peptide. Cell and Tissue Research 300: 193-205.

Heinrich Dircksen, S. Burdzik, A. Sauter, R. Keller. 2000. Two orcokinins and the novel octapeptide orcomyotropin in the hindgut of the crayfish Orconectes limosus - identified myostimulatory neuropeptides originating together in neurones of the terminal abdominal ganglion. Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 2807-2818.

M K Phlippen, S G Webster, J S Chung, Heinrich Dircksen. 2000. Ecdysis of decapod crustaceans is associated with a dramatic release of crustacean cardioactive peptide into the haemolymph. Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 521-36.

J S Chung, Henrich Dircksen, S G Webster. 1999. A remarkable, precisely timed release of hyperglycemic hormone from endocrine cells in the gut is associated with ecdysis in the crab Carcinus maenas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 96: 13103-7.

Heinrich Dircksen, Petra Skiebe, Britta Abel, Hans Agricola, Klaus Buchner, J. Eric Muren, Dick Nässel. 1999. Structure, distribution, and biological activity of novel members of the allatostatin family in the crayfish Orconectes limosus. Peptides 20: 695-712.

Heinrich Dircksen. 1998. Conserved crustacean cardioactive peptide neural networks and functions in arthropod evolution. In Recent Advances in Arthropod Endocrinology, pp. 302-333. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Heinrich Dircksen, Uwe Heyn. 1998. Crustacean hyperglycemic hormone-like peptides in crab and locust peripheral intrinsic neurosecretory cells. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 839: 392-394.

Thanumalaya P. Subramoniam, Barbara Reichwein, Heinrich Dircksen, Rainer Keller. 1998. On the isolation and characterisation of a crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone in the eyestalk of the shrimp Penaeus indicus. Aquaculture 162: 99-111.

Qian Zhang, Rainer Keller, Heinrich Dircksen. 1997. Crustacean hyperglycaemic hormone in the nervous system of the primitive crustacean species Daphnia magna and Artemia salina (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Cell and Tissue Research 287: 565-576.

Christa Johnen. 1995. Changes in haemolymph ecdysteroid levels and CNS contents of crustacean cardioactive peptide-immunoreactivity during the moult cycle of the isopod Oniscus asellus. Netherlands journal of zoology (Print) 45: 38-40.

Heinrich Dircksen, Uwe Homberg. 1995. Crustacean Cardioactive Peptide-immunoreactive neurons innervating brain neuropils, retrocerebral complex and stomatogastric nervous-system of the locust, Locusta migratoria. Cell and Tissue Research 279: 495-515.

Ulla Von Gliscynski, Jean Paul Delbeque, Detlef Böcking, Dietrich Sedlmeier, Heinrich Dircksen, René Lafont. 1995. Three new antisera with high sensitivity to ecdysone, 3-dehydroecdysone and other A-ring derivatives - Production and characterization. European Journal of Entomology 92: 75-79.

Johannes Helle, Heinrich Dircksen, Manfred Eckert, Dick Nässel, Ulrike Spörhase-Eichmann, Friedrich-Wilhelm Schürmann. 1995. Putative neurohemal areas in the peripheral nervous system of an insect, Gryllus bimaculatus, revealed by immunocytochemistry. Cell and Tissue Research 281: 43-61.

Dick Nässel, Paul CCM Passier, Karoly Elekes, Heinrich Dircksen, Henk G.B. Vullings, Rafael Cantera. 1995. Evidence that locustatachykinin I is involved in release of adipokinetic hormone from locust corpora cardiaca. Regulatory Peptides 57: 297-310.

D Bungart, C Hilbich, Heinrich Dircksen, R Keller. 1995. Occurrence of analogues of the myotropic neuropeptide orcokinin in the shore crab, Carcinus maenas - evidence for a novel neuropeptide family. Peptides 16: 67-72.

Thomas Nussbaum, Heinrich Dircksen. 1995. Neuronal pathways of classical crustacean neurohormones in the central nervous system of the woodlouse, Oniscus asellus (L.). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B, Biological Sciences 347: 139-154.

O Breidbach, Heinrich Dircksen, R Wegerhoff. 1995. Common general morphological pattern of peptidergic neurons in the arachnid brain - crustacean cardioactive peptide-immunoreactive neurons in the protocerebrum of seven arachnid species. Cell and Tissue Research 279: 183-197.

Dick R. Nässel, Emine Bayraktaroglou, Heinrich Dircksen. 1994. Neuropeptides in neurosecretory and efferent neural systems of insect thoracic and abdominal ganglia. Zoological Science 11: 15-31.

A Trube, U Audehm, Heinrich Dircksen. 1994. Crustacean cardioactive peptide-immunoreactive neurons in the ventral nervous system of crayfish. Journal of Comparative Neurology 348: 80-93.

D Bungart, Heinrich Dircksen, R Keller. 1994. Quantitative determination and distribution of the myotropic neuropeptide orcokinin in the nervous system of astacidean crustaceans. Peptides 15: 393-400.

J Löhr, J Klein, S G Webster, Heinrich Dircksen. 1993. Quantification, immunoaffinity purification and sequence analysis of a pigment-dispersing hormone of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas (L.). Comparative biochemistry and physiology. B, Comparative biochemistry 104: 699-706.

Uwe Audehm, Anke Trube, Heinrich Dircksen. 1993. Patterns and projections of crustacean cardioactive-peptide-immunoreactive neurons of the terminal ganglion of crayfish. Cell and Tissue Research 272: 473-485.

N T Davis, U Homberg, Heinrich Dircksen, R B Levine, J G Hildebrand. 1993. Crustacean cardioactive peptide-immunoreactive neurons in the hawkmoth Manduca sexta and changes in their immunoreactivity during postembryonic development. Journal of Comparative Neurology 338: 612-27.

Heinrich Dircksen. 1992. Fine structure of the neurohemal sinus gland of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas, and immuno-electron-microscopic identification of neurosecretory endings according to their neuropeptide contents. Cell and Tissue Research 269: 249-266.

Heinrich Dircksen, Arno Müller, Rainer Keller. 1991. Crustacean cardioactive peptide in the nervous system of the locust, Locusta migratoria: an immunocytochemical study on the ventral nerve cord and peripheral innervation. Cell and Tissue Research 263: 439-457.

S. G. Webster, Heinrich Dircksen. 1991. Putative molt-inhibiting hormone in larvae of the shore crab Carcinus-maenas L. - an immunocytochemical approach. The Biological Bulletin 180: 65-71.

Uwe Homberg, Stefan Würden, Heinrich Dircksen, K. Ranga Rao. 1991. Comparative anatomy of pigment-dispersing hormone-immunoreactive neurons in the brain of orthopteroid insects. Cell and Tissue Research 266: 343-357.

Olaf Breidbach, Heinrich Dircksen. 1991. Crustacean cardioactive peptide-immunoreactive neurons in the ventral nerve cord and the brain of the meal beetle Tenebrio molitor during postembryonic development. Cell and Tissue Research 265: 129-144.

Walter Schubert, Reinhard Prior, Andreas Weidemann, Heinrich Dircksen, Gerd Multhaup, Colin L. Masters, Konrad Beyreuther. 1991. Localization of Alzheimer beta A4 amyloid precursor protein at central and peripheral synaptic sites. Brain Research 563: 184-194.

Olaf Breidbach, Heinrich Dircksen. 1989. Proctolin-immunoreactive neurons persist during metamorphosis of an insect: A developmental study of the ventral nerve cord of Tenebrio molitor(Coleoptera). Cell and Tissue Research 257: 217-225.

Heinrich Dircksen, Simon G. Webster, Rainer Keller. 1988. Immunocytochemical demonstration of the neurosecretory systems containing putative moult-inhibiting hormone and hyperglycemic hormone in the eyestalk of brachyuran crustaceans. Cell and Tissue Research 251: 3-12.

Heinrich Dircksen, Rainer Keller. 1988. Immunocytochemical localization of CCAP, a novel crustacean cardioactive peptide, in the nervous system of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas L. Cell and Tissue Research 254: 347-360.

Joachim Stangier, Caroline Hilbich, Heinrich Dircksen, Rainer Keller. 1988. Distribution of a novel cardioactive neuropeptide (CCAP) in the nervous system of the shore crab Carcinus maenas. Peptides 9: 795-800.

J Stangier, C Hilbich, Heinrich Dircksen, R Keller. 1988. Distribution of a novel cardioactive neuropeptide (CCAP) in the nervous system of the shore crab Carcinus maenas. Peptides 9: 795-800.

Sigrid Mangerich, Rainer Keller, Heinrich Dircksen, K. Ranga Rao, John P. Riehm. 1987. Immunocytochemical localization of pigment-dispersing hormone (PDH) and its coexistence with FMRFamide-immunoreactive material in the eyestalks of the decapod crustaceans Carcinus maenas and Orconectes limosus. Cell and Tissue Research 250: 365-375.

Heinrich Dircksen, Cynthia A. Zahnow, Gabriele Gaus, Rainer Keller, K. Ranga Rao Rao, John P. Riehm. 1987. The ultrastructure of nerve endings containing pigment-dispersing hormone (PDH) in crustacean sinus glands: Identification by an antiserum against a synthetic PDH. Cell and Tissue Research 250: 377-387.

Sigrid Mangerich, Rainer Keller, Heinrich Dircksen. 1986. Immunocytochemical identification of structures containing putative red pigment-concentrating hormone in two species of decapod crustaceans. Cell and Tissue Research 245: 377-386.

J Stangier, Heinrich Dircksen, R Keller. 1986. Identification and immunocytochemical localization of proctolin in pericardial organs of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas. Peptides 7: 67-72.

Peter P. Jaros, Heinrich Dircksen, Rainer Keller. 1985. Occurrence of immunoreactive enkephalins in a neurohemal organ and other nervous structures in the eyestalk of the shore crab, Carcinus maenas L. (Crustacea, Decapoda). Cell and Tissue Research 241: 111-117.

Barbara Gruber, Bärbel Köster, Heinrich Dircksen, Gunter Korfmann, Karl Rinast, Wilhelm Stockem. 1980. Nahrungsaufnahme beim Pantoffeltier Paramecium caudatum. Versuche zur Phagocytose und Cyclose III. Mikrokosmos 70: 315-319.

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Detlef Böcking, Heinrich Dircksen, Rainer Keller. 2002. The crustacean neuropeptides of the CHH/MIH/GIH family: Structures and biological activities. In The Crustacean Nervous System, pp. 84-97. Springer, Heidelberg.

Heinrich Dircksen. 2002. Myoactive and neuroactive peptides in crustaceans. In Proceedings of the 21st Conference of European Comparative Endocrinologists, pp. 367-373. Medimond S R L, Bologna.

Heinrich Dircksen. 1994. Distribution and physiology of crustacean cardioactive peptide in arthropods. In Perspectives in Comparative Endocrinology, pp. 139-148. Natl Research Council Canada, Ottawa.

Heinrich Dircksen. 1991. Neurosecretory endings in the pericardial organs of the shore crab Carcinus maenas L., and their identification by neuropeptide immunocytochemistry. In Comparative aspects of neuropeptide function, pp. 198-200. Manchester University Press, Manchester, New York.

Alain Van Wormhoudt, Heinrich Dircksen. 1990. Gastrin CCK-like peptides in the nervous system and the stomach of crustaceans. In Frontiers in Crustacean Neurobiology, pp. 483-484. Birkhäuser, Basel.

Heinrich Dircksen. 1990. Immunocytochemical identification of the neurosecretory products of the pericardial organs of Carcinus maenas. In Frontiers in crustacean neurobiology, pp. 487-491. Birkhäuser, Basel, Boston, Berlin.