EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany


  • PhD 2007, St. Petersburg State University, Russia
    Postdoctoral research at the University of Bremen, Germany
    Group leader, University of Bremen, Germany
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of California San Diego, USA
    Team leader at EMBL since 2014.
    Group leader in the Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit.
    ERC Investigator.


Total: 83 publication(s)


Stanifer ML, Kee C, Cortese M, Zumaran CM, Triana S, Mukenhirn M, Kraeusslich HG, Alexandrov T, Bartenschlager R, Boulant S. (2020)

Critical role of type III interferon in controlling SARS-CoV-2 infection in human intestinal epithelial cells.

Cell Rep 32(1) doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107863
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Alexandrov T. (2020)

Probing metabolism in time and space.

Science 368(6488):241-242. doi: 10.1126/science.abb3094
Europe PMC | doi

Ovchinnikova K, Kovalev V, Stuart L, Alexandrov T. (2020)

OffsampleAI: artificial intelligence approach to recognize off-sample mass spectrometry images.

BMC Bioinformatics 21(1) doi: 10.1186/s12859-020-3425-x
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Veličković D, Zhang G, Bezbradica D, Bhattacharjee A, Paša-Tolić L, Sharma K, Alexandrov T, Anderton CR, Anderton CR. (2020)

Response surface methodology as a new approach for finding optimal MALDI matrix spraying parameters for mass spectrometry imaging.

J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 31(3):508-516. doi: 10.1021/jasms.9b00074
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Ovchinnikova K, Stuart L, Rakhlin A, Nikolenko S, Alexandrov T. (2020)

ColocML: Machine learning quantifies co-localization between mass spectrometry images.

Bioinformatics 36(10) doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btaa085
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Zhang G, Zhang J, DeHoog RJ, Pennathur S, Anderton CR, Venkatachalam MA, Alexandrov T, Eberlin LS, Sharma K. (2020)

DESI-MSI and METASPACE indicates lipid abnormalities and altered mitochondrial membrane components in diabetic renal proximal tubules.

Metabolomics 16(1) doi: 10.1007/s11306-020-1637-8
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Rose F, Rappez L, Triana SH, Alexandrov T, Genovesio A. (2019)

PySpacell: a python package for spatial analysis of cell images.

Cytometry A 97(3) doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.23955
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Melnik AV, Vázquez-Baeza Y, Aksenov AA, Hyde E, McAvoy AC, Wang M, da Silva RR, Protsyuk I, Wu JV, Bouslimani A, Lim YW, Luzzatto-Knaan T, Comstock W, Quinn RA, Wong R, Ackermann G, Humphrey G, Brouha SS, Spivey T, Lin GY, Bandeira N, Conrad DJ, Rohwer F, Knight R, Alexandrov T, Garg N, Dorrestein PC. (2019)

Molecular and microbial microenvironments in chronically diseased lungs associated with cystic fibrosis.

mSystems 4(5) doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00375-19
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Katja Ovchinnikova, Alexander Rakhlin, Lachlan Stuart, Sergey Nikolenko, Theodore Alexandrov. (2019)

ColocAI: artificial intelligence approach to quantify co-localization between mass spectrometry images.

bioRxiv 758425 doi: 10.1101/758425

Katja Ovchinnikova, Vitaly Kovalev, Lachlan Stuart, Theodore Alexandrov. (2019)

Recognizing off-sample mass spectrometry images with machine and deep learning.

bioRxiv 518977 doi: 10.1101/518977

Rappez L, Stadler M, Triana S, Phapale P, Heikenwalder M, Alexandrov T. (2019)

Spatial single-cell profiling of intracellular metabolomes in situ.

bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/510222

Theodore Alexandrov, Katja Ovchnnikova, Andrew Palmer, Vitaly Kovalev, Artem Tarasov, Lachlan Stuart, Renat Nigmetzianov, Dominik Fay, Key METASPACE Contributors. (2019)

METASPACE: A community-populated knowledge base of spatial metabolomes in health and disease.

bioRxiv 539478 doi: 10.1101/539478


Alexandrov T, Golyandina N, Holloway D, Shlemov A, Spirov A. (2018)

Two-exponential models of gene expression patterns for noisy experimental data.

J. Comput. Biol. 25(11):1220-1230. doi: 10.1089/cmb.2017.0063
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C Silva AS, Palmer A, Kovalev V, Tarasov A, Alexandrov T, Martens L, Degroeve S. (2018)

Data-driven rescoring of metabolite annotations significantly improves sensitivity.

Anal. Chem. 90(19):11636-11642. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b03224
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Silva ASC, Palmer A, Kovalev V, Tarasov A, Alexandrov T, Martens L, Degroeve S. (2018)

Data-driven restoring of metabolite annotations significantly improves sensitivity.

Anal. Chem. 90(19):11636-11642. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b03224
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Nothias LF, Nothias-Esposito M, da Silva R, Wang M, Protsyuk I, Zhang Z, Sarvepalli A, Leyssen P, Touboul D, Costa J, Paolini J, Alexandrov T, Litaudon M, Dorrestein PC. (2018)

Bioactivity-based molecular networking for the discovery of drug leads in natural product bioassay-guided fractionation.

J Nat Prod 81(4):758-767. doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.7b00737
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Palmer A, Phapale P, Fay D, Alexandrov T. (2018)

Curatr: a web application for creating, curating and sharing a mass spectral library.

Bioinformatics 34(8):1436-1438. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btx786
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Kapono CA, Morton JT, Bouslimani A, Melnik AV, Orlinsky K, Knaan TL, Garg N, Vázquez-Baeza Y, Protsyuk I, Janssen S, Zhu Q, Alexandrov T, Smarr L, Knight R, Dorrestein PC. (2018)

Creating a 3D microbial and chemical snapshot of a human habitat.

Sci Rep 8(1) doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21541-4
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Protsyuk I, Melnik AV, Nothias LF, Rappez L, Phapale P, Aksenov AA, Bouslimani A, Ryazanov S, Dorrestein PC, Alexandrov T. (2018)

3D molecular cartography using LC-MS facilitated by Optimus and 'ili software.

Nat Protoc 13(1):134-154. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2017.122
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Palmer A, Phapale P, Fay D, Alexandrov T. (2017)

Curatr: a web application for creating, curating, and sharing a mass spectral library.

Bioinformatics 34(8) doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btx786
Europe PMC | doi

Garg N, Wang M, Hyde E, da Silva RR, Melnik AV, Protsyuk I, Bouslimani A, Lim YW, Wong R, Humphrey G, Ackermann G, Spivey T, Brouha SS, Bandeira N, Lin GY, Rohwer F, Conrad DJ, Alexandrov T, Knight R, Dorrestein PC. (2017)

Three-Dimensional Microbiome and Metabolome Cartography of a Diseased Human Lung.

Cell Host Microbe 22(5) doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2017.10.001
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Hartmann AC, Petras D, Quinn RA, Protsyuk I, Archer FI, Ransome E, Williams GJ, Bailey BA, Vermeij MJA, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC, Rohwer FL. (2017)

Meta-mass shift chemical profiling of metabolomes from coral reefs.

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 114(44):11685-11690. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1710248114
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Melnik AV, da Silva RR, Hyde ER, Aksenov AA, Vargas F, Bouslimani A, Protsyuk I, Jarmusch AK, Tripathi A, Alexandrov T, Knight R, Dorrestein PC. (2017)

Coupling Targeted and Untargeted Mass Spectrometry for Metabolome-Microbiome-Wide Association Studies of Human Fecal Samples.

Anal Chem 89(14):7549-7559. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01381
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Lotz JM, Hoffmann F, Lotz J, Heldmann S, Trede D, Oetjen J, Becker M, Ernst G, Maas P, Alexandrov T, Guntinas-Lichius O, Thiele H, von Eggeling F. (2017)

Integration of 3D multimodal imaging data of a head and neck cancer and advanced feature recognition.

Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1865(7):946-956. doi: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2016.08.018
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Aichler M, Borgmann D, Krumsiek J, Buck A, MacDonald PE, Fox JEM, Lyon J, Light PE, Keipert S, Jastroch M, Feuchtinger A, Mueller NS, Sun N, Palmer A, Alexandrov T, Hrabe de Angelis M, Neschen S, Tschöp MH, Walch A. (2017)

N-acyl Taurines and Acylcarnitines Cause an Imbalance in Insulin Synthesis and Secretion Provoking β Cell Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes.

Cell Metab 25(6):1334-1347.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.04.012
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Luzzatto Knaan T, Garg N, Wang M, Glukhov E, Peng Y, Ackermann G, Amir A, Duggan BM, Ryazanov S, Gerwick L, Knight R, Alexandrov T, Bandeira N, Gerwick WH, Dorrestein PC. (2017)

Digitizing mass spectrometry data to explore the chemical diversity and distribution of marine cyanobacteria and algae.

Elife 6 doi: 10.7554/eLife.24214
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Palmer A, Phapale P, Chernyavsky I, Lavigne R, Fay D, Tarasov A, Kovalev V, Fuchser J, Nikolenko S, Pineau C, Becker M, Alexandrov T. (2017)

FDR-controlled metabolite annotation for high-resolution imaging mass spectrometry.

Nat. Methods 14(1):57-60. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4072
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Garg N, Zeng Y, Edlund A, Melnik AV, Sanchez LM, Mohimani H, Gurevich A, Miao V, Schiffler S, Lim YW, Luzzatto-Knaan T, Cai S, Rohwer F, Pevzner PA, Cichewicz RH, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC. (2016)

Spatial Molecular Architecture of the Microbial Community of a Peltigera Lichen.

mSystems 1(6) doi: 10.1128/msystems.00139-16
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Nothias LF, Protsiuc I, Alexandrov T, Knight R, Brunelle A, Touboul D, Dorrestein PC. (2016)

3D-Plant2cells project: Spatial metabolomic, spatial metagenomic, and 3D mass spectrometry imaging, to explore the impact of pesticides on plant metabolome and microbiota.

Planta Med. 82(S 01):S1-S381. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1596119
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Burns JHR, Alexandrov T, Ovchinnikova K, Gates RD, Takabayashi M. (2016)

Data for spatial analysis of growth anomaly lesions on Montipora capitata coral colonies using 3D reconstruction techniques.

Data Brief 9:460-462. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.09.009
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Bouslimani A, Melnik AV, Xu ZJ, Amir A, da Silva RR, Wang M, Bandeira N, Alexandrov T, Knight R, Dorrestein PC. (2016)

Lifestyle chemistries from phones for individual profiling

P NATL ACAD SCI USA 113(48):E7645-E7654. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1610019113
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Petras D, Nothias LF, Quinn RA, Alexandrov T, Bandeira N, Bouslimani A, Castro-Falcón G, Chen L, Dang T, Floros DJ, Hook V, Garg N, Hoffner N, Jiang Y, Kapono CA, Koester I, Knight R, Leber CA, Ling TJ, Luzzatto-Knaan T, McCall LI, McGrath AP, Meehan MJ, Merritt JK, Mills RH, Morton J, Podvin S, Protsyuk I, Purdy T, Satterfield K, Searles S, Shah S, Shires S, Steffen D, White M, Todoric J, Tuttle R, Wojnicz A, Sapp V, Vargas F, Yang J, Zhang C, Dorrestein PC. (2016)

Mass Spectrometry-Based Visualization of Molecules Associated with Human Habitats.

Anal. Chem. 88(22):10775-10784. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03456
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Burns JHR, Alexandrov T, Ovchinnikova E, Gates RD, Takabayashi M. (2016)

Investigating the spatial distribution of growth anomalies affecting Montipora capitata corals in a 3-dimensional framework

J. Invertebr. Pathol. 140:51-57. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.08.007
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Oetjen J, Lachmund D, Palmer A, Alexandrov T, Becker M, Boskamp T, Maass P. (2016)

An approach to optimize sample preparation for MALDI imaging MS of FFPE sections using fractional factorial design of experiments.

Anal Bioanal Chem 408(24):6729-6740. doi: 10.1007/s00216-016-9793-4
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Wang M, Carver JJ, Phelan VV, Sanchez LM, Garg N, Peng Y, Nguyen DD, Watrous J, Kapono CA, Luzzatto-Knaan T, Porto C, Bouslimani A, Melnik AV, Meehan MJ, Liu WT, Crüsemann M, Boudreau PD, Esquenazi E, Sandoval-Calderón M, Kersten RD, Pace LA, Quinn RA, Duncan KR, Hsu CC, Floros DJ, Gavilan RG, Kleigrewe K, Northen T, Dutton RJ, Parrot D, Carlson EE, Aigle B, Michelsen CF, Jelsbak L, Sohlenkamp C, Pevzner P, Edlund A, McLean J, Piel J, Murphy BT, Gerwick L, Liaw CC, Yang YL, Humpf HU, Maansson M, Keyzers RA, Sims AC, Johnson AR, Sidebottom AM, Sedio BE, Klitgaard A, Larson CB, Boya P CA, Torres-Mendoza D, Gonzalez DJ, Silva DB, Marques LM, Demarque DP, Pociute E, O'Neill EC, Briand E, Helfrich EJ, Granatosky EA, Glukhov E, Ryffel F, Houson H, Mohimani H, Kharbush JJ, Zeng Y, Vorholt JA, Kurita KL, Charusanti P, McPhail KL, Nielsen KF, Vuong L, Elfeki M, Traxler MF, Engene N, Koyama N, Vining OB, Baric R, Silva RR, Mascuch SJ, Tomasi S, Jenkins S, Macherla V, Hoffman T, Agarwal V, Williams PG, Dai J, Neupane R, Gurr J, Rodríguez AM, Lamsa A, Zhang C, Dorrestein K, Duggan BM, Almaliti J, Allard PM, Phapale P, Nothias LF, Alexandrov T, Litaudon M, Wolfender JL, Kyle JE, Metz TO, Peryea T, Nguyen DT, VanLeer D, Shinn P, Jadhav A, Müller R, Waters KM, Shi W, Liu X, Zhang L, Knight R, Jensen PR, Palsson BØ, Pogliano K, Linington RG, Gutiérrez M, Lopes NP, Gerwick WH, Moore BS, Dorrestein PC, Bandeira N. (2016)

Sharing and community curation of mass spectrometry data with Global Natural Products Social Molecular Networking.

Nat. Biotechnol. 34(8):828-837. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3597
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Palmer A, Trede D, Alexandrov T. (2016)

Where imaging mass spectrometry stands: here are the numbers

Metabolomics 12(6) doi: 10.1007/s11306-016-1047-0


Song CX, Mazzola M, Cheng X, Oetjen J, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein P, Watrous J, van der Voort M, Raaijmakers JM. (2015)

Molecular and chemical dialogues in bacteria-protozoa interactions

Sci Rep 5 doi: 10.1038/srep12837
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Palmer A, Ovchinnikova E, Thuné M, Lavigne R, Guével B, Dyatlov A, Vitek O, Pineau C, Borén M, Alexandrov T. (2015)

Using collective expert judgements to evaluate quality measures of mass spectrometry images.

Bioinformatics 31(12):i375-i384. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btv266
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Oetjen J, Veselkov K, Watrous J, McKenzie JS, Becker M, Hauberg-Lotte L, Kobarg JH, Strittmatter N, Mróz AK, Hoffmann F, Trede D, Palmer A, Schiffler S, Steinhorst K, Aichler M, Goldin R, Guntinas-Lichius O, von Eggeling F, Thiele H, Maedler K, Walch A, Maass P, Dorrestein PC, Takats Z, Alexandrov T. (2015)

Benchmark datasets for 3D MALDI- and DESI-imaging mass spectrometry.

Gigascience 4 doi: 10.1186/s13742-015-0059-4
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Palmer AD, Alexandrov T. (2015)

Serial 3D Imaging Mass Spectrometry at Its Tipping Point

Anal. Chem. 87(8):4055-4062. doi: 10.1021/ac504604g
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Bouslimani A, Porto C, Rath CM, Wang M, Guo Y, Gonzalez A, Berg-Lyon D, Ackermann G, Moeller Christensen GJ, Nakatsuji T, Zhang L, Borkowski AW, Meehan MJ, Dorrestein K, Gallo RL, Bandeira N, Knight R, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC. (2015)

Molecular cartography of the human skin surface in 3D.

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 112(17) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1424409112
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Krasny L, Hoffmann F, Ernst G, Trede D, Alexandrov T, Havlicek V, Guntinas-Lichius O, von Eggeling F, Crecelius AC. (2015)

Spatial Segmentation of MALDI FT-ICR MSI Data: A Powerful Tool to Explore the Head and Neck Tumor In Situ Lipidome.

J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 26(1) doi: 10.1007/s13361-014-1018-5
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Laouirem S, Le Faouder J, Alexandrov T, Mestivier D, Léger T, Baudin X, Mebarki M, Paradis V, Camadro JM, Bedossa P. (2014)

Progression from cirrhosis to cancer is associated with early ubiquitin post-translational modifications: identification of new biomarkers of cirrhosis at risk of malignancy.

J. Pathol. 234(4):452-463. doi: 10.1002/path.4398
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Quinn RA, Alexandrov T. (2014)

The community ecology of microbial molecules.

J. Chem. Ecol. 40(11-12):1161-1162. doi: 10.1007/s10886-014-0528-8
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Klein O, Strohschein K, Nebrich G, Oetjen J, Trede D, Thiele H, Alexandrov T, Giavalisco P, Duda GN, von Roth P, Geissler S, Klose J, Winkler T. (2014)

MALDI imaging mass spectrometry: Discrimination of pathophysiological regions in traumatized skeletal muscle by characteristic peptide signatures.

Proteomics 14(20):2249-2260. doi: 10.1002/pmic.201400088
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Ernst G, Guntinas-Lichius O, Hauberg-Lotte L, Trede D, Becker M, Alexandrov T, von Eggeling F. (2014)

Histomolecular interpretation of pleomorphic adenomas of the salivary gland by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization imaging and spatial segmentation.

Head Neck 37(7) doi: 10.1002/hed.23713
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Le Faouder J, Laouirem S, Alexandrov T, Ben-Harzallah S, Léger T, Albuquerque M, Bedossa P, Paradis V. (2014)

Tumoral heterogeneity of hepatic cholangiocarcinomas revealed by MALDI imaging mass spectrometry.

Proteomics 14(7-8):965-972. doi: 10.1002/pmic.201300463
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Hölscher D, Dhakshinamoorthy S, Alexandrov T, Becker M, Bretschneider T, Buerkert A, Crecelius AC, De Waele D, Elsen A, Heckel DG, Heklau H, Hertweck C, Kai M, Knop K, Krafft C, Maddula RK, Matthäus C, Popp J, Schneider B, Schubert US, Sikora RA, Svatoš A, Swennen RL. (2014)

Phenalenone-type phytoalexins mediate resistance of banana plants (Musa spp.) to the burrowing nematode Radopholus similis.

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111(1):105-110. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1314168110
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Alexandrov T, Chernyavsky I, Becker M, von Eggeling F, Nikolenko S. (2013)

Analysis and interpretation of imaging mass spectrometry data by clustering mass-to-charge images according to their spatial similarity.

Anal. Chem. 85(23):11189-11195. doi: 10.1021/ac401420z
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Bartels A, Dulk P, Trede D, Alexandrov T, Maass P. (2013)

Compressed sensing in imaging mass spectrometry

INVERSE PROBL 29(12) doi: 10.1088/0266-5611/29/12/125015

Watrous J, Roach P, Heath B, Alexandrov T, Laskin J, Dorrestein PC. (2013)

Metabolic profiling directly from the Petri dish using nanospray desorption electrospray ionization imaging mass spectrometry.

Anal. Chem. 85(21):10385-10391. doi: 10.1021/ac4023154
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Alexandrov T, Bartels A. (2013)

Testing for presence of known and unknown molecules in imaging mass spectrometry.

Bioinformatics 29(18):2335-2342. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt388
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Oetjen J, Aichler M, Trede D, Strehlow J, Berger J, Heldmann S, Becker M, Gottschalk M, Kobarg JH, Wirtz S, Schiffler S, Thiele H, Walch A, Maass P, Alexandrov T. (2013)

MRI-compatible pipeline for three-dimensional MALDI imaging mass spectrometry using PAXgene fixation.

J Proteomics 90:52-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2013.03.013
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Poté N, Alexandrov T, Le Faouder J, Laouirem S, Léger T, Mebarki M, Belghiti J, Camadro JM, Bedossa P, Paradis V. (2013)

Imaging mass spectrometry reveals modified forms of histone H4 as new biomarkers of microvascular invasion in hepatocellular carcinomas.

Hepatology 58(3):983-994. doi: 10.1002/hep.26433
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Rath CM, Yang JY, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC. (2013)

Data-independent microbial metabolomics with ambient ionization mass spectrometry.

J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 24(8):1167-1176. doi: 10.1007/s13361-013-0608-y
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Alexandrov T, Lasch P. (2013)

Segmentation of confocal Raman microspectroscopic imaging data using edge-preserving denoising and clustering.

Anal. Chem. 85(12):5676-5683. doi: 10.1021/ac303257d
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Watrous JD, Phelan VV, Hsu CC, Moree WJ, Duggan BM, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC. (2013)

Microbial metabolic exchange in 3D.

ISME J 7(4):770-780. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2012.155
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Alexandrov T, Becker M, Guntinas-Lichius O, Ernst G, von Eggeling F. (2013)

MALDI-imaging segmentation is a powerful tool for spatial functional proteomic analysis of human larynx carcinoma.

J. Cancer Res. Clin. Oncol. 139(1):85-95. doi: 10.1007/s00432-012-1303-2
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Ovchinnikova E, Montazeri N, Alexandrov T, Hobbs J, McCord M, Mulkar-Mehta R. (2013)

Abductive Reasoning with a Large Knowledge Base for Discourse Processing

In: Bunt H, Bos J, Pulman S (eds.), Computing Meaning, vol 4. Text, Speech and Language Technology. Springer Netherlands. pp 107-127.doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-7284-7_7


Alexandrov T, Bourne PE. (2012)

Learning how to run a lab: interviews with principal investigators.

PLoS Comput. Biol. 9(11) doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003349
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de Ridder J, Bromberg Y, Michaut M, Satagopam VP, Corpas M, MacIntyre G, Alexandrov T. (2012)

The young PI buzz: learning from the organizers of the Junior Principal Investigator Meeting at ISMB-ECCB 2013.

PLoS Comput. Biol. 9(11) doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003350
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Traxler MF, Watrous JD, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC, Kolter R. (2012)

Interspecies interactions stimulate diversification of the Streptomyces coelicolor secreted metabolome.

MBio 4(4) doi: 10.1128/mbio.00459-13
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Lagarrigue M, Alexandrov T, Dieuset G, Perrin A, Lavigne R, Baulac S, Thiele H, Martin B, Pineau C. (2012)

New analysis workflow for MALDI imaging mass spectrometry: application to the discovery and identification of potential markers of childhood absence epilepsy.

J. Proteome Res. 11(11):5453-5463. doi: 10.1021/pr3006974
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Rath CM, Alexandrov T, Higginbottom SK, Song J, Milla ME, Fischbach MA, Sonnenburg JL, Dorrestein PC. (2012)

Molecular analysis of model gut microbiotas by imaging mass spectrometry and nanodesorption electrospray ionization reveals dietary metabolite transformations.

Anal. Chem. 84(21):9259-9267. doi: 10.1021/ac302039u
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Trede D, Alexandrov T, Sagiv C, Maass P. (2012)

Magnification of label maps with a topology-preserving level-set method.

IEEE Trans Image Process 21(9):4040-4053. doi: 10.1109/tip.2012.2199325
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Crecelius AC, Steinacker R, Meier A, Alexandrov T, Vitz J, Schubert US. (2012)

Application of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometric imaging for photolithographic structuring.

Anal. Chem. 84(16):6921-6925. doi: 10.1021/ac301616v
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Trede D, Schiffler S, Becker M, Wirtz S, Steinhorst K, Strehlow J, Aichler M, Kobarg JH, Oetjen J, Dyatlov A, Heldmann S, Walch A, Thiele H, Maass P, Alexandrov T. (2012)

Exploring three-dimensional matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization imaging mass spectrometry data: three-dimensional spatial segmentation of mouse kidney.

Anal. Chem. 84(14):6079-6087. doi: 10.1021/ac300673y
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Watrous J, Roach P, Alexandrov T, Heath BS, Yang JY, Kersten RD, van der Voort M, Pogliano K, Gross H, Raaijmakers JM, Moore BS, Laskin J, Bandeira N, Dorrestein PC. (2012)

Mass spectral molecular networking of living microbial colonies.

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109(26):E1743-52. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1203689109
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Komori M, Matsuyama Y, Nirasawa T, Thiele H, Becker M, Alexandrov T, Saida T, Tanaka M, Matsuo H, Tomimoto H, Takahashi R, Tashiro K, Ikegawa M, Kondo T. (2012)

Proteomic pattern analysis discriminates among multiple sclerosis-related disorders.

Ann. Neurol. 71(5):614-623. doi: 10.1002/ana.22633
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Alexandrov T, Bianconcini S, Dagum EB, Maass P, McElroy TS. (2012)

A Review of Some Modern Approaches to the Problem of Trend Extraction

ECONOMET REV 31(6):593-624. doi: 10.1080/07474938.2011.608032


Alexandrov T. (2011)

MALDI imaging mass spectrometry: statistical data analysis and current computational challenges.

BMC Bioinformatics 13 Suppl 16 doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-13-s16-s11
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Alexandrov T, Meding S, Trede D, Kobarg JH, Balluff B, Walch A, Thiele H, Maass P. (2011)

Super-resolution segmentation of imaging mass spectrometry data: Solving the issue of low lateral resolution.

J Proteomics 75(1):237-245. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2011.08.002
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Trede D, Kobarg JH, Oetjen J, Thiele H, Maass P, Alexandrov T. (2011)

On the importance of mathematical methods for analysis of MALDI-imaging mass spectrometry data.

J Integr Bioinform 9(1) doi: 10.2390/biecoll-jib-2012-189
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Bruand J, Alexandrov T, Sistla S, Wisztorski M, Meriaux C, Becker M, Salzet M, Fournier I, Macagno E, Bafna V. (2011)

AMASS: algorithm for MSI analysis by semi-supervised segmentation.

J. Proteome Res. 10(10):4734-4743. doi: 10.1021/pr2005378
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Crecelius AC, Alexandrov T, Schubert US. (2011)

Application of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometric imaging to monitor surface changes of UV-irradiated poly(styrene) films.

Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 25(19):2809-2814. doi: 10.1002/rcm.5164
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Alexandrov T, Kobarg JH. (2011)

Efficient spatial segmentation of large imaging mass spectrometry datasets with spatially aware clustering.

Bioinformatics 27(13):i230-8. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr246
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Watrous JD, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC. (2011)

The evolving field of imaging mass spectrometry and its impact on future biological research.

J Mass Spectrom 46(2):209-222. doi: 10.1002/jms.1876
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Alexandrov T, Becker M, Deininger SO, Ernst G, Wehder L, Grasmair M, von Eggeling F, Thiele H, Maass P. (2010)

Spatial segmentation of imaging mass spectrometry data with edge-preserving image denoising and clustering.

J. Proteome Res. 9(12):6535-6546. doi: 10.1021/pr100734z
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Balog CI, Alexandrov T, Derks RJ, Hensbergen PJ, van Dam GJ, Tukahebwa EM, Kabatereine NB, Thiele H, Vennervald BJ, Mayboroda OA, Deelder AM. (2010)

The feasibility of MS and advanced data processing for monitoring Schistosoma mansoni infection.

Proteomics Clin Appl 4(5):499-510. doi: 10.1002/prca.200900158
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Alexandrov T. (2009)

A Method of Trend Extraction Using Singular Spectrum Analysis

REVSTAT-STAT J 7(1):1-22.

Alexandrov T, Decker J, Mertens B, Deelder AM, Tollenaar RA, Maass P, Thiele H. (2009)

Biomarker discovery in MALDI-TOF serum protein profiles using discrete wavelet transformation.

Bioinformatics 25(5):643-649. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btn662
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Alexandrov T, Golyandina N, Timofeyev A. (2009)

Dependence of accuracy of ESPRIT estimates on signal eigenvalues: the case of a noisy sum of two real exponentials.

Proc Appl Math Mech 8(1):10761-10762. doi: 10.1002/pamm.200810761
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Alexandrov T, Golyandina N, Spirov A. (2008)

Singular Spectrum Analysis of Gene Expression Profiles of Early Drosophila embryo: Exponential-in-Distance Patterns.

Res Lett Signal Process 2008 doi: 10.1155/2008/825758
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