• Maidorn M. Olichon A, Rizzoli SO, Opazo F. (2018) Nanobodies reveal an extra-synaptic population of SNAP-25 and Syntaxin 1A in hippocampal neurons. MAbs
  • Mandad S. et al. (2018) The codon sequences predict protein lifetimes and other parameters of the protein life cycle in the mouse brain. Sci Rep
  • Fornasiero, E. F. et al. (2018) Precisely measured protein lifetimes in the mouse brain reveal differences across tissues and subcellular fractions. Nat Commun.
  • Vanshylla K, Opazo F, Gronke K, Wienands J, Engels N (2018) The extracellular membrane-proximal domain of membrane-bound IgE restricts B cell activation by limiting B cell antigen receptor surface expression. Eur. J. Immunol.


  • Gomes de Castro MA, Höbartner C, Opazo F (2017) Aptamers provide superior stainings of cellular receptors studied under super-resolution microscopy. PLoS ONE
  • Kawabe H, Mitkovski M, Kaeser PS, Hirrlinger J, Opazo F, Nestvogel D, Kalla S, Fejtová A, Verrier SE, Bungers SR, Cooper BH, Varoqueaux F, Wang Y, Nehring RB, Gundelfinger ED, Rosenmund C, Rizzoli SO, Sudhof TC, Rhee J-S, Brose N (2017) ELKS1 localizes the synaptic vesicle priming protein bMunc13-2 to a specific subset of active zones. J Cell Biol.


  • de Castro MAG, Rammner B, Opazo F (2016) Aptamer Stainings for Super-resolution Microscopy. Methods Mol Biol
  • Maidorn M, Rizzoli SO, Opazo F (2016) Tools and limitations to study the molecular composition of synapses by fluorescence microscopy. Biochem J


  • Fornasiero EF, Opazo F (2015) Super-resolution imaging for cell biologists: Concepts, applications, current challenges and developments. Bioessays
  • Kabatas S, Vreja IC, Saka SK, Höschen C, Kröhnert K, Opazo F, Rizzoli SO, Diederichsen U (2015) A contamination-insensitive probe for imaging specific biomolecules by secondary ion mass spectrometry. Chem Commun (Camb).
  • Mikhaylova M, Cloin BMC, Finan K, van den Berg R, Teeuw J, Kijanka MM, Sokolowski M, Katrukha EA, Maidorn M, Opazo F, Moutel S, Vantard M, Perez F, van Bergen En Henegouwen PMP, Hoogenraad CC, Ewers H, Kapitein LC (2015) Resolving bundled microtubules using anti-tubulin nanobodies. Nat Commun
  • Opazo F, Eiden L, Hansen L, Rohrbach F, Wengel J, Kjems J, Mayer G (2015) Modular Assembly of Cell-targeting Devices Based on an Uncommon G-quadruplex Aptamer. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids
  • Ta H, Keller J, Haltmeier M, Saka SK, Schmied J, Opazo F, Tinnefeld P, Munk A, Hell SW (2015) Mapping molecules in scanning far-field fluorescence nanoscopy. Nat Commun
  • Vreja IC, Kabatas S, Saka SK, Kröhnert K, Höschen C, Opazo F, Diederichsen U, Rizzoli SO (2015) Secondary-Ion Mass Spectrometry of Genetically Encoded Targets. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl


  • Zhang WI, Röhse H, Rizzoli SO, Opazo F (2014) Fluorescent in situ hybridization of synaptic proteins imaged with super-resolution STED microscopy. Microsc Res Tech


  • Opazo F, Levy M, Byrom M, Schäfer C, Geisler C, Groemer TW, Ellington AD, Rizzoli SO (2012) Aptamers as potential tools for superresolution microscopy. Nat Methods
  • Wilner SE, Wengerter B, Maier K, de Lourdes Borba Magalhães M, Del Amo DS, Pai S, Opazo F, Rizzoli SO, Yan A, Levy M (2012) An RNA Alternative to Human Transferrin: A New Tool for Targeting Human Cells. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids



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