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Stefan Ruhl  PhD, DDS

Department of Oral Biology

Professor, DDS, PhD

Specialty/Research Focus

Operative Dentistry; Oral Biology; Pediatric Dentistry; Periodontics

Faculty Research Profile



 

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Journal Articles: 

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Abstracts:
  • Di Pirro C, Ruhl S. Activation of host neutrophils through sialic acid binding by Streptococcus gordonii. J Dent Res. 2015; 94(A). 
  • Lettrichova I, Anderson R, Goldman D, Butler WR, Ruhl S. Salivary sialic acid: a potential marker of ovulation?. J Dent Res. 2015; 94(A). 
  • Thamadilok S, Choi K-S, Ruhl L, Reddy MS, Kazim AL, Ruhl S. Sialic acid-binding oral streptococci isolated from humans and great apes. J Dent Res. 2015; 94(A). 
  • Wu S, White G, Müller R, Ruhl S. Chemical surface modifications influence salivary protein adsorption to biomaterials. J Dent Res. 2015; 94(A). 
  • Heo SM, Choi K-S, Kazim AL, Haase EM, Reddy MS, Scannapieco FA, Ruhl S. Host defense proteins derived from human saliva bind to Staphylococcus aureus. Adv Dent Res. 2014; 26.

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  • Di Pirro C, Ruhl S. Role of sialic acid binding in activation of host neutrophils by Streptococcus gordonii. Adv Dent Res. 2014; 26. 
  • Lettrichova I, Anderson R, Goldman D, Butler WR, Ruhl S. Salivary parameters during the estrous cycle in cows. Adv Dent Res. 2014; 26. 
  • Thamadilok S, Choi K-S, Ruhl L, Reddy MS, Kazim AL, Ruhl S. Comparing human, chimpanzee, and gorilla salivas: a proteomic perspective. Adv Dent Res. 2014; 26. 
  • Lettrichova I, Anderson R, Nguyen P, Goldman D, Butler WR, Ruhl S. Salivary parameters during the estrous cycle in domestic cows. J Dent Res. 2014; 93. 
  • Thamadilok S, Anderson R, Roche-Håkansson H, Hakansson AP, Ruhl S. Binding of salivary sialoglycoproteins by streptococci carrying serine-rich repeat adhesins. J Dent Res. 2014; 93. 
  • Heit SH, Thamadilok S, Deng L, Varki A, Ruhl S. Sialoglycan binding specificities of oral streptococci. J Dent Res. 2014; 93. 
  • Thamadilok S, Choi K-S, Ruhl L, Reddy MS, Kazim AL, Ruhl S. Human lineage-specific traits in the salivary proteome. J Dent Res. 2014; 93. 
  • Thamadilok S, Choi K-S, Ruhl L, Reddy MS, Kazim AL, Ruhl S. Comparison of the human, chimpanzee, and gorilla salivary proteomes. J Dent Res. 2013; 92. 
  • Deng L, Bensing BA, Thamadilok S, Yu H, Chen X, Ruhl S, Sullam PM, Varki A. Exploring the sialoglycan binding properties of a family of bacterial adhesins containing a novel Siglec-like domain that contributes to bacterial virulence. Glycobiology. 2013; 23. 
  • Heo S, Choi K, Kazim LA, Haase EM, Reddy M, Scannapieco FA, Ruhl S. Binding between human salivary components and Staphylococcus aureus. J Dent Res. 2012. 
  • Thamadilok S, Roche-Håkansson H, Schwartz R, Hakansson AP, Ruhl S. Binding of Streptococcus pneumoniae to salivary glycoproteins. J Dent Res. 2012; 91. 
  • Thamadilok S, Choi K-S, Ruhl L, Reddy MS, Kazim AL, Ruhl S. Comparative proteomic analysis of saliva from hominids. J Dent Res. 2011; 90(A). 
  • White GD, Katzur V, Reddy MS, Muller R, Ruhl S. Human salivary protein adsorption onto chemically modified silica beads. J Dent Res. 2011; 90(A). 
  • Müller R, Eidt A, Hiller KA, Katzur V, Eichler M, Rupp F, Geis-Gerstorfer J, Ruhl S, Schmalz G, Schweikl H. Bakterienadhäsion auf Modelloberflächen beschichtet mit Polyamidoamindendrimeren unterschiedlicher Ladung. Biomaterialien. 2011; 79. 
  • Müller R, Katzur V, Eichler M, Schweikl H, Hiller KA, Schmalz G, Ruhl S, Scheideler L, Geis-Gerstorfer J, Rupp F. Eignen sich geladene Dendrimere als antiadhäsive und/oder antimikrobielle Beschichtung von Biomaterialoberflächen?. Biomaterialien. 2011; 12. 
  • Eidt A, Lee DH, Heo SM, Haase EM, Reischl U, Cisar JO, Scannapieco FA, Ruhl S. Coadhesion Partners for Helicobacter pylori Among Oral Biofilm Microbiota. J Dent Res. 2010; 89. 
  • Ruhl S, Eidt A, Reischl U, Cisar JO. Coadhesion Partners for Actinomyces naeslundii from Dental Biofilm Microbiota. J Dent Res. 2010; 89. 
  • Heo, S-M., Choi, K.S., Kazam, A.L., Reddy, M.S., Haase, E.M., Scannapieco, F.A., and Ruhl, S.H.. Characterization of human salivary components associated with Staphylococcus aureus. J Dent Res. 2010. 
  • Ruhl S. Helicobacter pylori in the Oral Cavity and the Role of Saliva. J Dent Res. 2009; 88. 
  • Palmer R, Ruhl S, Kolenbrander PE, Cisar JO. Veillonellae selectively recognize streptococcal Galb1-3GalNAc-containing receptor polysaccharides. J. Dent. Res.. 2007. 
  • Muller R, Hiller KA, Schmalz G, Ruhl S. Chemiluminescence-based method for quantification of adsorbed proteins on material surfaces. J. Dent. Res.. 2007. 
  • Walz A, Stuehler K, Wattenberg A, Hawranke E, Meyer HE, Schmalz G, Blueggel M, Ruhl S. Consistency and variance in human saliva 2-D proteome. J Dent Res. 2006; 85(A). 
  • Ruhl S, Ganga-Raju P, Langenfelder S, Horl D, Lehn N, Schmalz G, Hiller K-A, Durchschlag H. Sterlization of human saliva by irradiation or filtration. J Dent Res. 2006; 85(A). 
  • Hiller K-A, Dorner S, Kaes C, Schmalz G, Ruhl S. Quantification of adsorbed salivary proteins on dental biomaterial surfaces. J Dent Res. 2006; 85(A). 
  • Muller R, Ruhl S, Hiller K-A, Schmalz G, Schweikl H. Fibronectin enhances cell adhesion on a hydrophobic fluorocarbon surface. Biomaterialien. 2006. 
  • Walz A, Ruhl S. Rezeptoren fur H. pylori im Speichel. Dtsch Zahnarztl. 2005; Z(D). 
  • Engel K, Aspholm M, Walz A, Ruhl S, Faller G, Haas R, Boren T, Odenbreit S. Interrelations between AlpAB-,BabA- and SabA-dependent adherence activities of Helicobacter pylori. Biospektrum. 2005; GIV. 
  • Walz A, Wattenberg A, Schmalz G, Blueggel M, Ruhl S. Proline-rich proteins as major part of the human saliva proteome. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A). 
  • Ruhl S, Eidt A, Cisar JO. A bacteria overlay method for detecting specific interbacterial adhesion. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A). 
  • Muller R, Ruhl S, Englert C, Nerlich M, Groger G, Hiller K-A, Schmalz G, Schweikl H. Different adhesion behavior of bacteria and eukaryotic cells on model surfaces. Biomaterialien. 2005; 6(3). 
  • Ruhl S. Adhasion von Bakterien auf Oberflachen zahnarztlicher Werkstoffe. Dtsch Zahnarztl. 2005; Z(A). 
  • Muller R, Thalmaier U, Schmalz G, Ruhl S. Bacterial adhesion to surfaces of defined polarity in relation to previous protein adsorption. Eur Cell Mater. 2004; 7(1). 
  • Burgers R, Schneider-Brachert W, Reischl U, Schmalz G, Hiller K-A, Ruhl S. Helicobacter pylori in human oral cavity and stomach. J Dent Res. 2004; 83(B). 
  • Walz A, Odenbreit S, Schmalz G, Ruhl S. Characterisation of binding specificities of Helicobacter pylori adhesins by glycoconjugate arrays. Glycoconj J. 2004; 21. 
  • Ruhl S, Hamberger S, Betz R, Sukkar T, Schmalz G, Seymour RA, Hiller K-A, Thomason JM. Cytokines and growth factors in saliva of patients with cyclosporin-induced gingival overgrowth. J Dent Res. 2003; 82(B). 
  • Ruhl S, Schmalz G, Seymour RA, Betz R, Hamberger S, Hiller K-A, Thomason JM. Salivary proteins and glycoproteins in patients with cyclosporin-induced gingival overgrowth. J Dent Res. 2003; 82(C). 
  • Ruhl S, Rayment SA, Schmalz G, Troxler RF. Expression of salivary mucins during the first year of infancy. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(A). 
  • Ruhl S, Heep M, Schneider-Brachert W, Schmalz G. Adhasion von Helicobacter pylori an Speichelproteinen. Dtsch Zahnarztl Z. 2002(D). 
  • Ruhl S, Schmalz G, Hamberger S, Thomason JM, Hiller K-A, Seymour RA. Salivary cytokines in patients with cyclosporin-induced gingival overgrowth. J Dent Res. 2000; 79. 
  • Ruhl S, Betz R, Hamberger S, Schmalz G. Influence of storage and centrifugation on the electrophoretic pattern of salivary proteins. J Dent Res. 2000; 79. 
  • Heep M, Ruhl S, Wehrl W, Senzenberger S, Lehn N, Schmalz G. Adhesion of different strains of H. pylori to salivary glycoproteins. Gut 47. 2000; 47(A). 
  • Ruhl S, Schmalz G. Salivary proteins and glycoproteins during the first year of infancy. J Dent Res. 1999; 78. 
  • Ruhl S, Schmalz G. Analysis of donor-specific salivary glycoprotein profiles by lectin blotting. J Dent Res. 1998; 77. 
  • Ruhl S, Sandberg AL, Cisar JO. Lectin-mediated binding of streptococci and actinomyces to granulocyte glycoprotein receptors. J Dent Res. 1997; 76. 
  • Ruhl S, Sandberg AL, Cisar JO. Lectin-mediated binding of streptococci and actinomyces to leukosialin and leukocyte common antigen on granulocytes. Eur J Cell Biol. 1997; 74(46). 
  • Ruhl S, Sandberg AL, Cisar JO. Salivary proteins and glycoproteins recognized by actinomyces and streptococcal adhesins. J Dent Res. 1996; 75. 
  • Ruhl S, Cisar JO, Cole M, Sandberg AL. Recognition of IgA by oral bacterial lectins. Adv Dent Res. 1996; 11. 
  • Ruhl S, Sandberg AL, Cole MF, Cisar JO. Surface-associated IgA1 as an attachment receptor for oral bacterial lectins. Immunobiol. 1996; 196. 
  • Takahashi Y, Cisar JO, Ruhl S, Sandberg AL. A Streptococcus gordonii DL1 antigen with sialic acid lectin reactivity. J Dent Res. 1995; 74. 
  • Ruhl S, Sandberg AL, Cisar JO. Leukosialin (CD43), a granulocyte receptor for streptococcal and actinomyces lectins. J Dent Res. 1994; 73. 
  • Ruhl S, Sandberg AL, Cisar JO. Binding of actinomyces and streptococci to HL-60 cells during differentiation towards granulocytes. J Dent Res. 1993; 72. 
  • Ruhl S, Cohen B, Pluznik DH. Transcription is a major mechanism regulating the synergistic action of IL-6 and IL-1 on interleukin-2 receptor expression during myeloid differentiation. J Cell Biochem. 1991; 15(F). 
  • Ruhl S, Feldman GM, Finbloom DS, Pluznik DH. Regulation of interleukin-4 receptor expression on primitive and mature myeloid cells by the hematopoietic growth factor interleukin-6. Exp Hematol. 1991; 19. 
  • Ruhl S, Bickel M, Pluznik DH. Differential regulation of leukemia inhibitory factor-and interleukin-6-induced expression of surface markers in differentiating myeloid cells. J Cell Biochem Suppl. 1990; 14(B). 
  • Ruhl S, Pluznik DH. Early and late events during myeloid differentiation can be distinguished by use of interleukin-6 and interferon-gamma. Exp Hematol. 1990; 18. 
  • Ruhl S, Schwabe M, Pluznik DH. Interleukin-1 augments interleukin-2 receptors on differentiating macrophages. Lymphokine Res. 1990; 9. 
  • Feldman GM, Ruhl S, Pluznik DH, Finbloom DS, Bickel M. Mechanism of interleukin-4 receptor regulation during macrophage activation by IL-6. Lymphokine Res. 1990; 9. 
  • Ruhl S, Begley CG, Bickel M, Pluznik DH. Interleukin-2 receptor (IL2R) on murine myeloid leukemia cells is induced by leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) and interleukin-6 (IL6) and represents an early marker of myeloid differentiation. Exp Hematol. 1989; 17. 
  • Dieffenbach CW, Dveksler G, Ruhl S, Bickel M, Pluznik. Interferon and 2‘5‘A synthetase mRNA levels in murine monocytic leukemia cells (M1) after induction of differentiation. J Interferon Res. 1989; 9. 
  • Ruhl S, Begley CG, Bickel M, Pluznik DH. Transient expression of interleukin-2 receptors during early stages of interleukin-6 and leukemia inhibitory factor induced murine myeloid cell differentiation. Cytokine. 1989; 1. 
  • Peters JH, Ruhl S, Friedrichs D, Saur T. Veiled accessory (dendritic cells) deduced from monocytes. Immunobiol. 1987; 175.

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Ruhl S, Moder D, Schmalz, G. Pathophysiologie der entzüdlichen Parodontalerkrankungen. Lehrbuch der klinischen Pathophysiologie komplexer chronischer Erkrankungen. Band 2: Spezielle Pathophysiologie. 2007; 2(2). 
  • Ruhl S, Begley CG, Bickel M, Pluznik DH. Interleukin-2 receptors on monocytes and their relation to the process of monocytic cell differentiation. Experimental Hematology Today-1989. 1989.

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