Coming soon:

Wink, M. (2020)(Ed.) An Introduction to Molecular Biotechnology. -Molecular fundamentals, methods and applications in modern biotechnology. 3. Ed.,Wiley-VCH

Wink, M. (2020) Ornithologie für Einsteiger und Fortgeschrittene. 2. Auflage; Springer-Spektrum, Heidelberg



Funke, J., Wink, M., Hrg. 2019; Schönheit. Die Sicht der Wissenschaft. Heidelberger Jahrbücher Online, Band 4













Wink, M., T. Klaholz 2019 Food Upgrade. Smarte Ernährung mit Vitalstoffen. Scripta Manent,

J. Funke, M. Wink (Hrg.) Perspektiven der Mobilität. Heidelberger Jahrbücher Online, Bd. 3. 2018






Gunter Frank, Léa Linster, Michael Wink. 2018

Karotten lieben Butter. Eine Sterneköchin, ein Arzt und ein Wissenschaftler über traditionelles Kochwissen und gesunden Genuss.

Knaus- München

Ben-Erik van Wyk, Michael Wink, 2017. Medicinal Plants of the World. Briza, Pretoria


Michael Wink & Joachim Funke (Hrsg):

Heidelberger Jahrbücher online Band 2 (2017) Gesellschaft der Freunde Universität Heidelberg e.V.

Michael Wink & Joachim Funke (Hrsg):
Heidelberger Jahrbücher online Band 1 (2016) Gesellschaft der Freunde Universität Heidelberg e.V.

Ben E. van Wyk, Coralie Wink und Michael Wink:
Handbuch der Arzneipflanzen, Deutscher Apotheker Verlag 2015

Ben E. van Wyk und Michael Wink:
Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs and Poisons
Kew Publishing, Cambridge University
Press 2015

Michael Wink:
Ornithologie für Einsteiger,

Springer Spektrum Heidelberg, 2013

V. Storch, U. Welsch, Michael Wink:
Evolutionsbiologie, 3. Auflage, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Recent Papers

Margalida, A., Schulze-Hagen, K., Wetterauer, B., Domhan, C., Oliva Vidal, P., Michael Wink: What do minerals in the feces of Bearded Vultures reveal about their dietary habits? Science of the Total Environment 728 (2020)

Michael Wink: Potential of DNA intercalating alkaloids and other plant secondary metabolites against SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19. Diversity, 12, 175 (2020)

Michael Wink: Biodiversität in Gefahr. In: Biologische Vielfalt erleben, wertschätzen, nachhaltig nutzen, durch Bildung stärken.  Lissy Jäkel, Ulrike Kiehne, Sabrina Frieß (Hrsg.) Shaker Verlag Düren (2020)

Nevard, T. D., Haase, M., Archibald, G., Leiper, I., Van Zalinge, R. N., Purchkoon, N., Siriaroonrat, B., Latt, T. N., Michael Wink, Garnett, S. T.: Subspecies in the Sarus Crane Antigone antigone revisites; with particular reference to the Australian population. Plos One (2020)

Sobeh, M., Rezq, S., Cheurfa, M., Abdelfattah, M. A. O., Rashied, R. M. H., El-Shazly, A. M., Yasri, A., Michael Wink and Mahmoud, M. F.: Thymus algeriensis and Thymus fontanesii: Chemical composition, in vivo antiinflammatory, pain killing and antipyretic activities: a comprehensive comparison. Biomolecules, 10, 599 (2020)

Amen, Y., Sherif, A. E., Shawky, N. M., Abdelrahman, R. S., Michael Wink and Sobeh, M.: Grape-Leaf extract attenuates alcohol-induced liver injury via Interference with NF-kB signaling pathway. Biomolecules 10, 558 (2020)

Eimanifar, Amin, Asem, A., Wang, P.-Z., Li, W. and Michael Wink:Using ISSR genomic fingerprinting to study the genetic differentiation of Artemia Leach, 1819 (Crustacea: Anostraca) from Iran and neighbor regions with the focus on the invasive American Artemia franciscana. Diversity 12, 132 (2020)

Frias-Soler, R. C., Pildain, L., V., Parau, L. G., Michael Wink, Bairlein, F.:Transcriptome signatures in the brain of a migratory songbird. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D 34 (2020)

Albrecht, F., Hering, J., Fuchs, E., Illera, J. C., Ihlow, F., Shannon, T. J., Collinson, J. M., Michael Wink, Martens, J., Päckert, M.: Phylogeny of the Eurasian Wren Nannus troglodytes (Aves: Passeriformes: Troglodytidae) reveals deep and complex diversification patterns of Ibero-Maghrebian and Cyrenaican populations. PLOS ONE, March 19 (2020)

Sobeh,M., Mahmoud, M. F., Rezq, S., Abedlfattah, M. A. O., Mostafa, I., Alsemeh, A. E., El-Shazly, A. M., Yasri, A. and Michael Wink: Haematoxylon campechianum extract ameliorates neuropathic pain via inhibition of NF-KB/TNF-a/NOX/iNOS signalling pathway in a rat model of chronic constriction Injury. Biomolecules 10, 386 (2020)

Fan, X., Xu, H., Song, J., Jin, Y., Michael Wink, and Wu, G.: Using a membrane-penetrating-peptide to anchor ligands in the liposome membrane facilitates targeted drug delivery. Bioconjugate Chem., 31, 113-122 (2020)

Shahamat, A-A., Rastegarpouyani, E., Rastegar-Pouyani, N., Yousefkhani, S. S. H. and Michael Wink: Molecular phylogeny and intraspecific differentiation of the Trapelus agilis species complex in Iran (Squamata: Agamidae) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. PeerJ, Feb. 2020, p. 10 (2020)

Elkady, W. M., Ayoub, I. M., Abdel-Mottaleb, Y., ElShafie, M. F. and Michael Wink: Euryops pectinatus L. Flower extract inhibits P-glycoprotein and reverses multi-drug resistance in cancer cells: A mechanistic study. Molecules, 25, 647 (2020)

Domhan, C., Umstätter, F., Zimmermann, S. und Michael Wink: Wenn Vancomycin versagt. Resistente Enterokokken bereiten Probleme. DAZ 148, No. 3 (2020)

Michael Wink: Evolution of the angiosperms and co-evolution of secondary metabolites, especially of alkaloids. In J.-M. Mérillon and K.G. Ramawat (eds.), Co-Evolution of Secondary Metabolites. Reference Series in Phytochemistry. Pp. 1-24, Springer (2020)

Arndt, T, Collar, N. J. & Michael Wink: The taxonomy of Tanygnathus sumatranus Bull. B.O.C. 139 (4) (2019)

Contreras, G., Shirdel, I., Braun, M. S., Michael Wink:Defensins: Transcriptional regulation and function beyond antimicrobial activity. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 104 (2020)

Päckert, M. Belkacem, A. A., Wolfgramm, H., Gast, O., Canal, D., Giacalone, G., Lo Valvo, M. Vamberger, M., Michael Wink, Martens, J., Stuckas, H.: Genetic admixture despite ecological segregation in a North African sparrow hybrid zone (Aves, Passeriformes, Passer domesticus x Passer hispaniolensis). Ecology and Evolution, 1-17 (2019)

Sobeh, M., Mahmoud, M. F., Rezq, S., Alsemeh, A. E., Sabry, O. M., Mostafa, I., Abdelfattah, M. A. O., El-Allem. K. A., El-Shazly, A. M., Yasri, Y. and Michael Wink: Salix tetrasperma roxb. extract alleviates neuropathic pain in rats via modulation of the NF-kB/TNF-a/NOX/iNOS pathway. Antioxidants 8, 482 (2019)

Youssef, F. S., Ashour, M. L., Singab, A. N. B. and Michael Wink: A comprehensive review of bioactive peptides from marine fungi and their biological significance. Marine Drugs 17, 559 (2019)

Youssef, F. S., Ashour, M. L., El-Beshbishy, H. A., Singab, A. N. B. and Michael Wink: Metabolic profiling of Buddleia indica leaves using LC/MS and evidence of their antikoxidant and hepatoprotective activity using different in vitro and in vivo experimental models. Antioxidants 8, (2019)

Michael Wink: Schönheit aus evolutionärer Sicht, Heidelberger Jahrbücher, Band 4, 2019, Gesellschaft der Freunde Universität Heidelberg (2019)

Ghareeb, M. A., Sobeh, M., El-Maadawy, W. H., Mohammed, H. Sh. Khalil, H., Botros, S. and Michael Wink: Chemical profiling of polyphenolics in Eucalyptus globulus and evaluation of its hepato-renal protective potential against cyclophosphamide induced toxicity in mice. Antioxidants, 89 (2019)

Heim, W., Trense, D., Heim, A., Kamp, J., Smirenski, S. M., Michael Wink and Wulf, T.: Discovery of a new breeding population of the Wulnerable Swinhoe's Rail Coturnicops exquisitus confirmed by genetic analysis. Bird conservation International 29, 454-462 (2019)

Domhan, C., Uhl, P., Kleist, C., Zimmermann, S., Umstätter, F., Leotta, K., Mier, W. and Michael Wink:Replacement of L-amino acids by D-amino acids in the antimicrobial peptide ranalexin and its consequences for antimicrobial activity and biodistribution. Molecules, 24 (2019)

Wang, E., Braun, M. and Michael Wink: Chlorophyll and clorophyll derivatives interfere with multi-drug resistant cancer cells and bacteria, Molecules, 24 (2019)

Hegazi, N. M., Sobeh, M., Rezq, S., El-Raey, M., Dmirieh, M., El-Shazly, A. M., Mahmoud, M. F. & Michael Wink: Characterization of phenolic compounds from Eugenia supraaxillaris leaf extract using HPLC-PDA-MS/MS and its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and pain killing activities in vivo. Natureresearch, Scientific Reports (2019)

Thabit, S., Handoussa, H., Roxo, M., Cestari de Azevedo, B., El Sayed, N. S. E. and Michael Wink:Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott fruits increase stress resistance and exert antioxidant properties in Caenorhabditis elegans and mouse models. Molecules, 24, 2633 (2019)

Domhan, C., Dranova, Y. und Michael Wink:Gefürchtete Clostridien - Die Giftproduzenten unter den Bakerien. Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung Nr. 30, 159. Jg (2019)

Rangsinth, P., Prasansuklab, A., Duangjan, C., Gu, X., Meemon, K., Michael Wink and Tewin Tencomnao: Leaf extract of Caesalpinia mimosoides enhances oxidative stress resistance and prolongs lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 19, 164 (2019)

Gad, H. A., Ayoub, I. M., Michael Wink: Phytochemical profiling and seasonal variation of essential oils of three Callistemon species cultivated in Egypt. Plos One, July 11 (2019)

Sun, Y., Gao X., Wu, P., Michael Wink, Li, J., dian, L., Liang, Z.: Jatrorrhizine inhibits mammary carcinoma cells by targeting TNIK mediated Wnt/ß-catenin signalling and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). Phytomedicine 63, 153015 (2019)

Michael Wink: A historical perspective of avian genomics. In: Kraus R. (eds) Avian Genomics in Ecology and Evolution. . Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Darwati, I., Nurcahyanti, A., Trisilawati, O., Nurhayati, H., Bermawie, N., Michael Wink: Anticancer potential of kebar grass (Biophytum petersianum), an Indonesian traditional medicine.IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 292, IOP Publishing (2019)

Michael Wink, Bernhard Wetterauer: Biotechnologische Produktion biogener Wirkstoffe, Wurzelkulturen als Produktionssystem. Biospektrum, 4.19, 25. JG, 455-457 (2019)

Tawfeek, N., Sobeh, M., Hamdan, D. I., Farrag, N., Roxo, M., El-Shazly, A. M. and Michael Wink: Phenolic compounds from Populus alba L. and Salix subserrata Willd. (Salicaceae) counteract oxidative stress in Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecules, 24 (2019)

Yousefkhani, S. S. H., Rastegar-Pouyani, E., Ilgaz, C., Kumlutas, Y., Avci, A. & Michael Wink: Evidences for ecological niche differentiation og the Anatolian lizard (Apathya cappadocia ssp.) (Reptilia: Lacertidae in western Asia. Biologia (2019)

Sobeh, M., Rezq, S., Sabry, O. M. Abdelfattah, M. A. O., El Raey, M., A., El-Kashak, W. A., El-Shazly, A. M., Mahmoud, M. F., Michael Wink: Albizia anthelmintica: HPLC-MS/MS profiling and in vivo anti-inflammatory, pain killing and antipyretic activities of its leaf extract. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 115, 108882 (2019)

Petruk, G., Roxo, M., De Lise, F., Mensitieri, F., Notomista, E., Michael Wink, Izzo, V., Monti, D. M. : The marine Gram-negative bacterium Novosphingobium sp. PP1Y as a potential source of novel metabolites with antioxidant activity. Biotechnol. Lett, 41, 273-281 (2019)

Margalida, A., Braun, M. S., Negro, J. J., Schulze-Hagen, K. and Michael Wink: Cosmetic colouring by bearded vultures Gypaetus barbatus: still no evidence for an antibacterial function. PeerJ (2019)

Fan, X., Xu, W., Han, J., Jiang, X., Michael Wink, Wu, G.: Antimicrobial peptide hybrid fluorescent protein based sensor array discriminate ten most frequent clinic isolates. BBA-General Subjects 1863, 1158-1166 (2019)

Sobeh, M., Petruk, G., Osman, S., El Raey, M. A., Imbimbo, P., Monti, D. M. and Michael Wink: Isolation of myricitrin and 3,5-di-o-methyl gossypetin from Syzygium samarangenese and evaluation of their involvement in protecting keratinocytes against oxidative stress via activation of the nrf-2 pathway. Molecules, 24 (2019)


Zhou, Junxian and Michael Wink: Evidence for anti-inflammatory activity of isoliquiritigenin, 18ß glycyrrhetinic acid, ursolic acid, and the traditional chinese medicine plants Glycyrrhiza glabra and Eriobotrya japonica, at the molecular level. Medicines 6, 55 (2019)

Asem, A., Eimanifar, A., Li, W., Wang, P.-Z., Brooks, S. A. and Michael Wink: Phylogeography and population genetic structure of an exotic invasive brine shrimp, Artemia Leach, 1819 (Crustacea: Anostraca), in Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology (2019)

Michael Wink: Quinolizidine and pyrrolizidine alkaloid chemical ecology - a mini-review on their similarities and differences. Journal of Chemical Ecology 45, 109-115 (2019)

Zhou, J., Braun, M. S., Wetterauer, P., Wetterauer, B. and Michael Wink: Antioxidant, cytotoxic and antimicrobial activities of Glycyrrhiza glabra L., Paeonia lactiflora Pall., and Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl. extracts. Medicines 6, 43 (2019)

Andreyenkova, N. G., Starikov, I. J., Michael Wink, Karyakin, I. V., Andreyenkov, O. V., Zhimulev, I. F.: The problems of genetic support of dividing the black kite (Milvus migrans) into subspecies. Vavilov Journal of Genetics and Breeding. 23 (2), 226-231 (2019)

Theobald, J. Abu el Maaty, A., Kusterer, N., Wetterauer, B., Michael Wink, Cheng, X., Wölfl, S.: In vitro metabolic activation of vitamin D3 by using a multi-compartment microfluidic liver-kidney organ on chip platform. Scientific Reports. 9:4616 (2019)


Braun, M. P., Braun, N., Franz, D., Groß, B., Dreyer, W., Laucht, S., Kragten, S., Parau, L. G., Koch, E., Stiels, D., Schidelko, K., Nekum, S., Walter, C., Romero, J. Kemper, A., Hubatsch, M., Krause, T., Bruslund, S., Bruslund, N., Reinke-Beck, M. I., Bauer, A., Kremer, P., Braun, M. S., Sauer-Gürth, H, Michael Wink: Effects of cold winters and roost site stability on population development of non-native Asian ring-necked parakeets (Alexandrinus manillensis) in temperate Central Europe - results of a 16-year cenus. EJE , 4 (2), 49-55 (2018)


Peixoto, H., Roxo, M., Silva, E., Valente, K., Braun, M., Wang, X. and Michael Wink: Bark extract of the Amazonian Tree Endopleura uchi (Humiriaceae) extends lifespan and enhances stress resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecules, 24, 915 (2019)

Braun, M. P., Datzmann, T., Arndt, T. Reinschmidt, M., Schnitker, H., Bahr, N., Sauer-Gürth, H. & Michael Wink: A molecular phylogeny of the genus Psittacula sensu lato (Aves: Psittaciformes: Psittacidae: Psittacula, Psittinus, Tanygnathus, Mascarinus) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 4563 (3), 547-562 (2019)

Sobeh, M., Mahmoud, M. F., Hasan, R. A., Abdelfattah, A. O., Osman, Samir, Rashid, H. El-Shazly, A. M. and Michael Wink: Chemical composition, antioxidant and hepatoprotective activities of methanol extracts from leaves of Terminalia bellirica and Terminalia sericea (Combretaceae) PeerJ 7 (2019)

Parau, L. G., Frias-Soler, R. C and Michael Wink: High genetic diversity among breeding red-backed shrikes Lanius collurio in the Western Palearctic. Diversity, 11, 31 (2019)

Contreras, G., Wang, N., Schäfer, H. and Michael Wink: Oxidative stress and the presence of bacteria increase gene expression of the antimicrobial peptide aclasin, a fungal CSαß tidefensin in Aspergillus clavatus. PeerJ 7 (2019)


Li, H., Roxo, M., Cheng, X., Zhang, S., Cheng, H. Michael Wink: Pro-oxidant and lifespan extension effects of caffeine and related methylxanthines in Caenorhabditis elegans. Food Chemistry: X1 100005 (2019)

Michael Wink: Phylogeny of falconidae and phylogeography of peregrine falcons. Ornis Hungarica. 26 (2), 27-37 (2018)

Ortiz-Catedral, L., Brunton, D., Stidworthy, M. F., Elsheikha, H. M., Pennycott, T., Schulze C., Braun, M., Michael Wink, Gerlach, H., Pendl, H., Gruber A. D., Ewen, J., Pérez-Tris, J., Vzulkiunas, G. and Olias P.: Haemoproteus minutus is highly virulent for Australasian and South American parrots. Parasites & Vectors (2019)

Carneiro de Melo Moura, C., Bastian, H.-V., Bastian, A., Wang, E., Wang, X. and Michael Wink: Pliocene origin, ice ages and postglacial population expansion have influenced a panmictic phylogeography of the European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster. Diversity, 11, 12 (2019)

Wang, X., Decker, Ch. C., Zechner, L., Kristin, S. and Michael Wink: In vitro wound healing of tumor cells: inhibition of cell migration by selected cytotoxic alkaloids. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 20:4 (2019)

Emam, M., El Raey, M. A., El-Haddad, A. E., El Awdan, S. A., Rabie, A.-G. M., El-Ansari, M. A., Sobeh, M., Osman, S. M. and Michael Wink: A new polyoxygenated flavonol gossypetin-3O-ß-D-robinobioside from Caesalpinia gilliesii (Hook.) and in vivo hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory and anti-ulcer activities of the leaf methanol extract. Molecules, 24, 138 (2019)

Eben, A., Sporer, F., Just, J., Michael Wink & Vogt, H.: Screening toxischer und verhaltensmodifizierender Pflanzeninhaltstoffe gegen Drosophila suzukii MATSUMURA (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Mitt. Dtsch. Ges. Allg. Angew. Ent. 21 S. 257-260 (2018)

Wetterauer, B., Wildi, E. and Michael Wink: Production of the anticancer compound camptothecin in root and hairy root cultures of Ophiorrhiza mungos L. in Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018, N. Kumar (ed), Biotechnological Approaches of Medicinal and Ariomatic Plants (2018)

El-Readi, M. Z., Eid, S. Y., Abdelghany, A., Al-Amoudi, H. S., Efferth, T., Michael Wink: Resveratrol mediated cancer cell apoptosis, and modulation of multidrug resistance proteins and metabolic enzymes. Phytomedicine 55, 269-281 (2019)

Pille Link, Michael Wink: Isoliquiritigenin exerts antioxidant activity in Caenorhabditis elegans via insulin-like signaling pathway and SKN-1. Phytomedicine 55, 119-124 (2019)

Hölzinger, J., Bauer, H.-G., Braun, M., Konrad, A., Reinke, M. I., Sauer-Gürth, H., Fiedler, W. und Michael Wink: Anser cygnoides var. (incl. f. domesticus) (Linnaeus, 1758) Schwanen-/Höckergans in: Die Vögel Baden-Württembergs Band 2.1.1: Nicht-Singvögel 1.2, 127-134 (2018)

George, R. F., Samir, N., Ayoub, I. M., Shalaby, El-S., M., Demitiri, N. and Michael Wink: Synthesis, antiproliferative activity and 2D-QSAR study of some 8-alkyl-2,4-bisbenzylidene-3-nortropinones. Future Med. Chem, Newlands Press (2018)

Grinkov, V. G., Bauer, A., Gashkov, S. I., Sternberg, H. and Michael Wink: Diversity of social-genetic relationships in the socially monogamous pied flycatcher (Ficedula Hypoleuca) breeding in Western Siberia. PeerJ. (2018)

Frias-Soler, R., Pildain, L. V., Hotz-Wagenblatt, A., Kolibius, J., Bairlein, F. and Michael Wink: De novo annotation of the transcriptome of the Northern Wheatear .(Oenanthe oenanthe) Peer (2018)

Braun, M. S., Wang, E., Zimmermann, S., Boutin, S., Wagner, H., Michael Wink: Kocuria tytonis sp. nov., isolated from the uropygial gland of an American barn owl (Tyto furcata). Int. J. Syst Evol Microbiol (2019)

Braun, M. S., Wang, E., Zimmermann, S., Michael Wink: Corynebacterium heidelbergense sp. nov., isolated from the preen glands of Egyptian geese (Alopochen aegyptiacus) 'Systematic and Applied Microbiology 41 (2018)

Domhan, C., Dranova, Y. und Prof. Michael Wink: Viral oder bakteriell? Was der Procalcitonin-Test zur Steuerung der Antibiotikatherapie beitragen kann. Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung, 158. Jg. Nr. 45 (2018)

Zhou, J-X. and Michael Wink: Reversal of multidrug resistance in human colon cancer and human leukemia cells by three plant extracts and their major secondary metabolites. Medicines, 5, 123 (2018)

Trisilawati, O., Syakir, M., Nurcahyanti, A. and Michael Wink: The effectiveness of mycorrhizae inoculation to perennial sow thistle biomass and quercetin production, and its extract effect to cervical cancer cells inhibition in vitro. Acta Hortic 1205 (2018)

Sharopov, F., Khalifaev, P. D., Satyal, P., Sun, Y., Safomuddin, A., Musozoda, S., Michael Wink and Setzer, W. N.: The chemical composition of biological activity of the essential oil from the underground parts of ferula tadshikorum (Apiaceae) ACG publications. Rec. Nat. Prod. 13:1, 18-23 (2019)

Sharopov, F., Valiev, A., Sobeh, M., Arnold, E., and Michael Wink:Bioactivity of three salvia species in relation to their total phenolic and flavonoid contents. Pharmaceutical chemistry Journal, Vol. 52, No. 7, 606-610 (2018)


Sharopov, F., Valiev, A., Gulmurodov, I., Sobeh, M., Satyal, P., and Michael Wink: Alkaloid content, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of various parts of papaver somniferum. . Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal, Vol. 52, No. 5, 424-428 (2018)

Pöschel, J., Heltai, B., Graciá, E., Quintana, M., Velo-Antón, G., Arribas, O., Veldeón, A., Michael Wink, Fritz, U., & Vamberger, M.: Complex hybridization patterns in European pond turtles (Emys orbicularis) in the Pyrenean Region. Scientific Reports, nature. com, 8, (2018)

Janowski, S., Pürckhauer, C., Krüger, R., Tietze, D. T. and Michael Wink: Recruitment rates, natal and breeding dispersal of Montagu's Harriers (Circus Pygarus) by means of microsatellite analysis. The Open Ornithology Journal Bentham Open (2018)

Li, H., Krstin, S., Michael Wink: Modulation of multidrug resistant in cancer cells by EGCG, tannic acid and curcumin. Phytomedicine 50, 213-222 (2018)

Contreras, G., Braun, M. S., Schäfer, H., Michael Wink:Recombinant AfusinC, an anionic fungal CSaß defensin from Asperillus fumigatus, exhibits antimicrobial activity against gram-positive bacteria. Plos One October 11 (2018)


Braun, M. S., Sporer, F., Zimmermann, S. and Michael Wink: Birds, feather-degrading bacteria and preen glands: the antimicrobial activity of preen gland secretions from turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) is amplified by keratinase. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94, fiy117 (2018)

Noureini, S. K., Fatemi, L., Michael Wink: Telomere shortening in breast cancer cells (MCF7) under treatment with low doses of the benzylisoquinoline alkaloid chelidonine. PLOS ONE, October 3 (2018)

Nore T, P Sénéchaud, M Wink 2018 Sexe et age observés au sein des nichées de buses variables Buteo buteo en Limousin (France). Alauda 86,31-42


Wink, M. 2018 Biodiversity on oceanic islands- evolutionary records of past migration events. Heidelberger Jahrbuch “Perspektiven der Mobilität”, J. Funke & M. Wink, ed. 119-155

Wink, M. 2018. Aktuelle Ergebnisse aus Genomanalysen: Ein neuer Stammbaum der Vögel. Der Falke 9, 8-15

Schrauth, F. E. and Michael Wink: Changes in species composition of birds and declining number of breeding territories over 40 years in a nature conservation area in Southwest Germany. Diversity, 10, 97 (2018)

Ashour, M. L., Youssef, F. S., Gad, H. A., El-Readi, M. Z., Bouzabata, A., Abuzeid, R. M. Sobeh, M. and Michael Wink: Evidence for the anti-inflammatory activity of Bupleurum marginatum (Apiaceae) extracts using in vitro and in vivo experiments supported by virtual screening. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 70, 952-963 (2018)

Michael Wink: Quinolizidine and pyrrolizidine alkaloid chemical ecology - a mini-review on their similarities and differences. Journal of Chemical Ecology (2018)

Braun MS, Wang E, S Zimmermann, M Wink Corynebacterium heidelbergense sp. nov., isolated from the preen glands of Egyptian geese (Alopochen aegyptiacus), Systematic and Applied Microbiology


Domhan, C., Uhl P, Zimmermann S, Lindner T, Mier W, Wink, M 2018. A novel tool against multiresistant bacterial pathogens- lipopeptide modification of the natural antimicrobial peptide ranalexin for enhanced antimicrobial activity and improved pharmcokinetics. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 52, 52-621.     


El-Newary S.A., A Y. Ibrahim and M Wink 2018 Evaluation of Possible Mechanisms of Cordia dichotoma fruits for Hyperlipidemia Controling in Wister Albino Rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropic al Biomedicine.  doi: 10.4103/2221-1691.235325


Braun MS, F Sporer, S Zimmermann, M Wink 2018 Birds, feather-degrading bacteria and preen glands: the antimicrobial activity of preen gland secretions from turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) is amplified by keratinase. FEMS Microbiology Ecology,

El-Readi MZ, SY Eid, AA Abdelghany, HS Al-Amoudi, T Efferth, M Wink 2018 Resveratrol Mediated Cancer Cell Apoptosis, and Modulation of Multidrug Resistance Proteins and Metabolic Enzymes. Phytomedicine, 10.1016/j.phymed.2018.06.046


Khodaei, Z., Ben-Erik Van Wyk and M Wink 2018: Divergence Time Estimation of Aloes and Allies (Xanthorrhoeaceae) Based on three gene marker. Diversity, 10,60; doi:10.3390/d10030060

Krstin S, M Sobeh, M Braun, M Wink 2018 Anti-parasitic activities of Allium sativum and Allium cepa against Trypanosoma b. brucei and Leishmania tarentolae. Medicines. 2018 Apr 21;5(2). pii: E37. doi: 10.3390/medicines5020037


Masello JF, Martínez J, Calderón L, Wink M, Quillfeldt P, et al. 2018: Can the intake of anti-parasitic secondary metabolites explain the low prevalence of hemoparasites among wild Psittaciformes? Parasites & Vectors 11:357


Thabit SA, H Handoussa, M Roxo,  El Sayed, NS, B Cestari de Azevedo, M Wink 2018 Evaluation of antioxidant and neuroprotective activities of Cassia fistula (L.) using  the Caenorhabditis elegans model. PeerJ, 6:e5159; Doi: 10.7717/peerj.5159

Sobeh M, M F. Mahmoud, R A. Hasan, M A.O. Abdelfattah, O M. Sabry, M A. Ghareeb, A M. El-Shazly & M Wink 2018. Tannin-rich extracts from Lannea stuhlmannii and Lannea humilis (Anacardiaceae) exhibit hepatoprotective activities in vivo via enhancement of the anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-2. Scientific Reports Doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27452-8

Wink M. 2018. Anticholinergika. Im: Handbuch Psychoaktive Substanzen, M. von Heyden, H. Jungaberle, T. Majic (Hrsg.), pp 701-713 Springer, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-55214-4_53-1

C Domhan, M Wink, S. Zimmermann: Resistenzen überwinden: Ursachen und Auswege. Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung, 158, 22, 40-43 (2018)

C.Domhan, M Wink, S. Zimmermann: Gefährlich resistent: Wenn Bakterien antimikrobiellen Substanzen trotzen. Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung, 158, 22, 32-39 (2018)

Sobeh, M., Mahmoud, M. F., Petruk, G., Rezq, S., Ashour, M. L., Yourssef, F. S., El-Shazly, A. M., Monti, D. M., Abdel-Naim, A. B. and Michael Wink: Syzygium aqueum: A polyphenol-rich leaf extract exhibits antioxidant, hepatoprotective, pain-killing and anti-inflammatory activities in animal models. Frontiers in Pharmacology, Vol. 9 (2018)

Braun, M. S. and Michael Wink: Exposure, occurrence, and chemistry of fumonisins and their cryptic derivatives. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 769-791, Vol. 17 (2018)

Nurcahyanti, A. D. R., Arieselia, Z., Kurniawan, S. V., Sofyan, F., and Michael Wink: Revisiting bungur (Lagerstroemia speciosa) from Indonesia as an antidiabetic agent, its mode of action, and phylogenetic position. Pharmacognosy Reviews, Vol. 12, Issue 23 (2018)

Heiner, F., Feistel, B. and Michael Wink: Sideritis scardica extracts inhibit aggregation and toxicity of amyloid-ß in Caenorhabditis elegans used as a model for Alzheimer's disease. Peer J. (2018)

de Melo Moura, C., C., de Araujo, H. F. P., Aleixo, A. , Michael Wink, Fernandes, A. M.:: The role of landscape change and paleoclimatic events in shaping the evolutionary history of the Polioptila Gnatcatchers (Passeriformes, Polioptilidae) with emphasis on species associated with open habitats. J. Avian Biology (2018)

Michael Wink: Plant secondary metabolites modulate insect behavior-steps toward addiction? Frontiers in Physiology, Vol. 9, Article 364 (2018)

Gayoso, L., Roxo, M., Cavero, R. Y., Calvo, M. I., Ansorena, D. Astiasaran, I., Michael Wink:Bioaccessibility and biological activity of Melissa officinalis, Lavandula latifolia and Origanum vulgare extracts: Influence of an in vitro gastrointestinal digestion. Journal of Functional Foods, 44, 146-154 (2018)

Li, H., Krstin, S., Wang, S. and Michael Wink: Capsaicin and piperine can overcome multidrug resistance in cancer cells to doxorubicin. Molecules, 23, 557 (2018)

El-Saied, M. A., Sobeh, M., Abdo, W., Badr, O. M., Youssif, L. T, Elsayed, I. H., Osman, S. M. and Michael Wink: Rheum palmatum root extract inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma in rats treated with diethylnitrosamine. JPP (2018)

Peixoto H, M Roxo, H Koolen, F da Silva, E Silva, M Braun, X. Wang, M Wink 2018 Calycophyllum spruceanum (Benth.), the Amazonian “tree of youth” prolongs longevity and enhances stress resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans. Molecules 2018, 23, 534; doi:10.3390/molecules23030534


Youssef, FS; H A Gad, ; M z Elreadi,  A Bouzabata; M Sobeh; M Wink, M. Ashour 2018:  Evidence for anti-inflammatory activity of Bupleurum marginatum (Apiaceae) extracts from in vitro, in vivo experiments and virtual screening. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, online 


Sobeh, M, M Mahmoud, M A.O. Abdelfattah, H Cheng, A M. El-Shazly, M Wink 2018 A proanthocyanidin-rich extract from Cassia abbreviata exhibits antioxidant and hepatoprotective activities in vivo. J. Ethnopharmacology 213, 38-47,

Jax E, M Wink, R H. S. Kraus.2018.  Avian transcriptomics – opportunities and challenges. Journal of Ornithology,


Sobeh M, FS. Youssef, A Esmat, M W. Linscheid, M L. Ashour, M Wink 2018 High resolution UPLC-MS/MS profiling of the polyphenolics in the methanol extract from Syzygium samarangense leaves and its hepatoprotective activity in rats with CCl4-induced hepatic damage. Food and Chemical Toxicology 113, 145-153


Krstin S, Mansour Sobeh, Markus Braun, M. Wink 2018 Tulbaghia violacea and Allium ursinum extracts exhibit anti-parasitic and antimicrobial properties. Molecules 2018, 23, 313; doi:10.3390/molecules23020313


Braun, M., M. Wink:

The preen gland of birds – of sexy chicks and healthy Skin. NatureToday: 30.1.2018

Braun, M., Reinschmidt, M., Datzmann, T., Waugh, D., Zamora, R., Häbich, A., Neves, L., Gerlach, H., Arndt, T., Mettke-Hofmann, C., Sauer-Gürth, H., & Michael Wink: Influences of oceanic islands and the Pleistocene on the biogeography and evolution of two groups of Australasian parrots (Aves: Psittaciformes: Eclectus roratus, Trichoglossus haematodus complex). Rapid evolution and implications for taxonomy and conservation. European Journal of Ecology, 3 (2) 47-66 (2017)


Sobeh, M., Esmat, A., Petruk, G., Abdelfattah, M. A. O., Dmirieh, M., Monti, D. M., Abdel-Naim, A. B., Michael Wink: Phenolic compounds from Syzygium jambos (Myrtaceae) exhibit distinct antioxidant and hepatoprotective activities in vivo. Journal of Functional Foods 41, 223-231 (2018)

Al-Ani, I., Zimmermann, S., Reichling, J. and Michael Wink: Antimicrobial activities of European propolis collected from various geographic origins alone and in combination with antibiotica. Medicines, 5, 2 (2018)

Koglin, S., Trense, D., Michael Wink, Sauer-Gürth, H. and Tietze, D. T.: Characterization of ade novo assembled transcriptome of the Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) PeerJ, 5:e4045 (2017)

















Studium Generale

20.1.2020 Uni Heidelberg


Mannheimer Morgen vom 18.11.2019:
Windenergieanlagen am Stillfüssel sind illegal....

​​​Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung vom 19.11.2019:
Wie man den Gänsen an den Kragen will: Stadt hat ein Konzept gegen den Gänsekot - Jagd auf die eine, Eingriff ins Gelege bei der anderen Art - Höhere Bußgelder fürs Füttern...


Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung vom 14.11.2019:
Neckarwiese: Neuer Anlauf gegen Gänse

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung vom 10.10.2019:
Gänseschreck erschreckt die Gänse nicht. Tiere sitzen einfach drumherum - Ernst Baader:"Sie sind zu clever" - Für die Stadt ist das Experiment gescheitert.

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung vom 18.09.2019:
Ob das die Gänse abschreckt?
Attrappe soll Tiere von der Neckarwiese verjagen.


Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung vom 14.09.2019:
Jetzt hat Heidelberg sein eigenes Bakterium - Biologen fanden neue Spezies in der Bürzeldrüse der Neckarwiesen-Nilgänse - und benannten sie.

​​​​​​​​​​Kongresse: Von der Grundlagenforschung zum Nobelpreis, DAZ Nr. 37, 159. Jahrgang, 12.09.2019
Nobelpreisträger Harald zur Hausen adelte die DPhG-Jahrestagung in Heidelberg

Pharmazeutische Zeitung vom 03.09.2019: DPhG-Jahrestagung in Heidelberg eröffnet - Hohe Auszeichnung für Prof. Angelika Vollmar.

Nr. 52, Neuenheimer Nachrichten, Juli 2019
Interview mit Prof. Dr. Michael Wink:" Das Schöne als Hochschullehrer ist, dass ich zwar aufhöre ein Labor zu haben, aber ich höre ja nicht auf zu denken!"

23.05.2019 Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung:
Vogelstimmenwanderung mit Prof. Dr. Michael Wink: Lauschen wie Zilpzalp und Nachtigall tirilieren: Seltene Arten wie die Mönchsgrasmücke oder der Gartenrotschwanz sorgten bei der Vogelstimmenwanderung im Augustenbühl für ein Naturkonzert am frühen Morgen ...

09.04.2019 Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung:
Diese Gänse lieben die Neckarwiese

​​​​​​​​28.03.2019 Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung:
RNZ-forum: Genießen ohne Reue

28.03.2019 Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung:

Es muss nicht immer Selleriestreifen an Magerquark sein

19.03.2019 Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung:
Gans viel Neues aus Neuenheim? Heringsessen des Stadteilvereins: Neben den Vögeln auf der Neckarwiese ging es auch um gesunde Ernährung


29.01.2019: Vortrag Prof. Dr. Michael Wink in Université Montpellier, Faculté Médicine:Comment agissent les plantes médicinales?

Pressemitteilung, Mannheimer Morgen, 18.09.2018
Natur will nicht gefuttert werden. Ernährung - Biologieprofessor und Hausarzt aus Heidelberg werben mit Sterneköchin Léa Linster für gutes und bekömmliches Essen


Pressemitteilung, Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung 17.09.2018
Was gesund ist, muss nicht auch bekömmlich sein ... Sterneköchin Léa Linster beim Fest im Botanischen Garten

​​​​​​​​Pressemitteilung, Mannheimer Morgen 17.09.2018
Biologie Michael Wink, Mediziner Gunter Frank und Starköchin Léa Linster stellen ihr Buch vor ... Karotten lieben Butter …

RNZ vom 12.6.18

Ja zu besseren Wegen- nein zur Flurneuordnung



RNZ vom 28.5.18.

Der Grünspecht wünschte einen guten Morgen.


RNZ vom 5.5.18

Warum traditionelles Kochwissen so wichtig ist.

RNZ vom 27.2.18 Schriesheim

Gemeinderat will Flurneuordnung vollständig beenden.Fraktionen werden in Sitzung am heutigen Mittwoch einen gemeinsamen Antrag stellen – Winzer und Naturschützer misstrauen zuständigem Amt.


RNZ vom 20.1.18 und 24.1.2018

Der große Wurf ist vom Tisch

Das Flurneuordnungsverfahren Schriesheim Mergel im Natura 2000 Vogelschutzgebiet Dossenheim-Schriesheim wird eingestellt


RNZ  28.12.2017:

Kleine Lösungen

und allergische


Pressemitteilung Universität Heidelberg 157/2017 vom 30.11.2017

​​​YouTube Video des Vortrags



RNZ vom 20.9.2017

Stellungnahme zum geplanten Windpark Stillfüssel im Odenwald

Pressemitteilung Universität Heidelberg 106/2017 vom 18.07.2017
FRAU UND MANN: Was uns eint - was uns trennt. Forschungsmagazin Ruperto Carola, Ausgabe 10, 2017 >> mehr

RNZ vom 19.07.2017: Schriesheim: Arbeitsgruppe legt eigenen Mergel-Plan vor - Winzer und Naturschützer wollen nur etwa fünf Hektar Planie bei Rebflurneuordnung - Vertrauen in offizielle Planung verloren >> mehr

MM vom 19.07.2017: Schriesheim: Arbeitsgruppe aus Winzern und Naturschützern erarbeitet Alternative zur offiziellen Planung für die Flurneuordnung im Gewann Mergel "Produktives Miteinander entwickelt" >> mehr

Apotheken Umschau B
vom 15. Juli 2017
Gefährlich schön - Medizinpflanzen - Die heimischen Wiesen sind reich an giftigen Gewächsen. Manche Arten können aber auch Leben retten

RNZ vom 28.3.17

Schriesheim: Naturschützer kritisieren "Kahlschlag" im Gewann Mergel

RNZ vom 23.3.17

Informationsabend der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Naturschutz Dossenheim-Schriesheim








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