S Svetina

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Theoretical analysis of the effect of the transbilayer movement of phospholipid molecules on the dynamic behavior of a microtube pulled out of an aspirated vesicle
    S Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Biophys J 27:197-209. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Question 7: The vesicle world: the emergence of cellular life can be related to properties specific to vesicles
    Sasa Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:445-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Morphology of small aggregates of red blood cells
    S Svetina
    Jozef Stefan Institute, Jamova 39, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Bioelectrochemistry 73:84-91. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The cooperative role of membrane skeleton and bilayer in the mechanical behaviour of red blood cells
    Sasa Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Bioelectrochemistry 62:107-13. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Shape behavior of lipid vesicles as the basis of some cellular processes
    Sasa Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, and J Stefan Institute, Slovenia
    Anat Rec 268:215-25. 2002
  6. pmc Stability analysis of micropipette aspiration of neutrophils
    J Derganc
    Institute of Biophysics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biophys J 79:153-62. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanical and functional aspects of membrane skeletons
    S Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 6:677-90. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Phospholipid membrane bending as assessed by the shape sequence of giant oblate phospholipid vesicles
    J Majhenc
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000, Slovenia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1664:257-66. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Elastic properties of the red blood cell membrane that determine echinocyte deformability
    D Kuzman
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Biophys J 33:1-15. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Vesicle self-reproduction: the involvement of membrane hydraulic and solute permeabilities
    B Bozic
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 24:79-90. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Theoretical analysis of the effect of the transbilayer movement of phospholipid molecules on the dynamic behavior of a microtube pulled out of an aspirated vesicle
    S Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Biophys J 27:197-209. 1998
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  2. ncbi request reprint Question 7: The vesicle world: the emergence of cellular life can be related to properties specific to vesicles
    Sasa Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:445-8. 2007
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Morphology of small aggregates of red blood cells
    S Svetina
    Jozef Stefan Institute, Jamova 39, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Bioelectrochemistry 73:84-91. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The cooperative role of membrane skeleton and bilayer in the mechanical behaviour of red blood cells
    Sasa Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Bioelectrochemistry 62:107-13. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Shape behavior of lipid vesicles as the basis of some cellular processes
    Sasa Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, and J Stefan Institute, Slovenia
    Anat Rec 268:215-25. 2002
    ..It is reasoned that the current biological processes that involve changes of membrane conformation may have their origin in the general shape behavior of closed lamellar membranes...
  6. pmc Stability analysis of micropipette aspiration of neutrophils
    J Derganc
    Institute of Biophysics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biophys J 79:153-62. 2000
    ..The effect of elastic area expansivity is qualitatively different at smaller pipette radii, where our analysis predicts that the critical point is attained at the projection lengths that may significantly exceed the pipette radius...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanical and functional aspects of membrane skeletons
    S Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 6:677-90. 2001
    ..e., when an originally spherical cell is aspirated into the micropipette or when such a cell is adsorbed on a flat surface, and (ii) of different internal forces on the cell boundary exerted by the cytoskeletal elements...
  8. ncbi request reprint Phospholipid membrane bending as assessed by the shape sequence of giant oblate phospholipid vesicles
    J Majhenc
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000, Slovenia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1664:257-66. 2004
    ..By assuming a linear decrease of the equilibrium area difference with time, the ratio between the nonlocal and local bending constants is in agreement with reported values...
  9. ncbi request reprint Elastic properties of the red blood cell membrane that determine echinocyte deformability
    D Kuzman
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Biophys J 33:1-15. 2004
    ..We conclude that the deformability of the echinocyte can be accounted for by the mechanical behavior of the normal RBC membrane, where the equilibrium area difference delta A(0) is modified...
  10. ncbi request reprint Vesicle self-reproduction: the involvement of membrane hydraulic and solute permeabilities
    B Bozic
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 24:79-90. 2007
    ..The analysis includes also the relaxation of a perturbed system towards stationary self-reproduction behavior and the case where the final shape consists of two connected spheres of different radii...
  11. pmc Flat and sigmoidally curved contact zones in vesicle-vesicle adhesion
    P Ziherl
    Jozef Stefan Institute, Jamova 39, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:761-5. 2007
    ..We also discuss the role of sigmoid contacts in the formation of multicellular aggregates such as erythrocyte rouleaux...
  12. ncbi request reprint Membrane active compounds that affect the shape of cells and cellular organelles
    S Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 6:305-11. 2001
    ..Moreover, the amphiphile binding makes the ratio between the nonlocal and local membrane bending constants to be effectively larger and thus widens the range of possible stable vesicle and cellular shapes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Annexin A5 binding to giant phospholipid vesicles is differentially affected by anti-beta2-glycoprotein I and anti-annexin A5 antibodies
    N Gaspersic
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Vodnikova 62, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:81-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to observe the effect of antibodies against ANXA5 (aANXA5) and antibodies against beta2GPI (abeta2GPI) on the binding of ANXA5 to the negatively charged phospholipid membrane...
  14. ncbi request reprint A relationship between membrane properties forms the basis of a selectivity mechanism for vesicle self-reproduction
    B Bozic
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Biophys J 33:565-71. 2004
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  15. doi request reprint Growth and shape transformations of giant phospholipid vesicles upon interaction with an aqueous oleic acid suspension
    Primoz Peterlin
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biophysics, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Chem Phys Lipids 159:67-76. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint The response of giant phospholipid vesicles to pore-forming peptide melittin
    Mojca Mally
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1768:1179-89. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint Equilibrium mechanics of monolayered epithelium
    Jure Derganc
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Theor Biol 260:333-9. 2009
    ..In addition, by using the standard theoretical tools for multi-laminar systems, the results can be applied to epithelia consisting of layers with different mechanical properties...
  18. doi request reprint Vesicle budding and the origin of cellular life
    Sasa Svetina
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Chemphyschem 10:2769-76. 2009
    ..Herein, we also explain why vesicle budding could have preceded the establishment of cellular life...
  19. ncbi request reprint Coupling between vesicle shape and lateral distribution of mobile membrane inclusions
    Bojan Bozic
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 73:041915. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Shapes of phospholipid [correction of phosholipid] vesicles with beadlike protrusions
    Bojan Bozic
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Biophys J 31:487-96. 2002
    ....
  21. pmc Equilibrium shapes of erythrocytes in rouleau formation
    Jure Derganc
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, Slovenia
    Biophys J 84:1486-92. 2003
    ..Increased adhesion strength enlarges the contact area between the cells, flattens the cells, and consequently promotes the discoid shapes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Budding, vesiculation and permeabilization of phospholipid membranes-evidence for a feasible physiologic role of beta2-glycoprotein I and pathogenic actions of anti-beta2-glycoprotein I antibodies
    Ales Ambrozic
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Vodnikova 62, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1740:38-44. 2005
    ..This might be a novel pathogenic mechanism of anti-beta2GPI, promoting in vivo the expression of proadhesive and procoagulant phospholipid surfaces in APS...
  23. doi request reprint Budding of giant unilamellar vesicles induced by an amphitropic protein β2-glycoprotein I
    Jasna Kovačič
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biophys Chem 152:46-54. 2010
    ..Specific vesicle behaviour was found to be the consequence of the neck between the main vesicle body and the buds, which could be either open, closed for the exchange of solution, or closed for the exchange of both solution and membrane...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical factors that affect the number and size of Golgi cisternae
    Jure Derganc
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Traffic 7:85-96. 2006
    ..In addition, the model is used to analyze changes in the cisternal numbers as a controlled traffic wave enters a Golgi stack and increases the amount of the membrane in that stack...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of substrate and adsorbed proteins on adhesion, growth and shape of CaCo-2 cells
    S Zemljic Jokhadar
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Biol Int 31:1097-108. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that the choice of the substrate can have a significant effect on experimental results and should be taken into consideration when comparing results obtained on different surfaces...
  26. pmc Mechanisms of equinatoxin II-induced transport through the membrane of a giant phospholipid vesicle
    M Mally
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biophys J 83:944-53. 2002
    ..Its dependence on the equinatoxin II concentration is in agreement with the previous reports...
  27. ncbi request reprint Interaction of cetylpyridinium chloride with giant lipid vesicles
    Vesna Arrigler
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Langmuir 21:7653-61. 2005
    ..These are formed only in the third stage, which is the complete solubilization of POPC bilayers. The corresponding critical micellization concentration decreases with increasing concentration of the lipid component...
  28. ncbi request reprint A logical circuit for the regulation of fission yeast growth modes
    Jurg Bahler
    The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK
    J Theor Biol 237:210-8. 2005
    ..This paper illustrates the usefulness of simple logical circuits to describe and dissect features of complex regulatory processes such as the fission yeast growth patterns in both wild type and mutant cells...