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Akad. prof. dr. Saša Svetina

Saša Svetina

Akademik, profesor

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Bibliografija (zadnja leta)


Nonlocal membrane bending: A reflection, the facts and its relevance

S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Adv. Colloid Interface Sci., 208, 189-196 (2014)


Direct and remote constriction of membrane necks

B. Božič, J. Guven, P. Vazquez-Montejo, S. Svetina

Phys. Rev. E, 89, 052701-1-052701-7 (2014)



Positioning of integrin β1, caveolin-1 and focal adhesion kinase on the adhered membrane of spreading cells

Š. Zemljič-Jokhadar, J. Majhenc, S. Svetina, U. Batista

Cell Biol. Int., 37, 1276-1284 (2013)


Aggregation of red blood cells: From rouleaux to clot formation

C. Wagner, P. Steffen, S. Svetina.

C. R. Physique, 14, 459-469 (2013)


Partitioning of oleic acid into phosphatidylcholine membranes is amplified by strain

M. Mally, P. Peterlin, S. Svetina

J. Phys. Chem. B, 117, 12086-12094 (2013)



Cellular life could have emerged from properties of vesicles

S. Svetina

Orig. Life Evol. Biosph., 42, 483-486 (2012)


The dynamics of melittin-induced membrane permeability

G. Kokot, M. Mally, S. Svetina

Eur. Biophys. J., 41, 461-474 (2012)


Stress-free state of the red blood cell membrane and the deformation of its skeleton

T. Švelc, S, Svetina

Cell. Mol. Biol. Lett., 17, 217-227 (2012)


Effects of the pore-forming agent nystatin on giant phospholipid vesicles

L. Kristanc, S. Svetina, G. Gomišček

Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1818, 636-644 (2012)


Red blood cell shape and deformability in the context of the functional evolution of its membrane structure

S. Svetina

Cell. Mol. Biol. Lett., 17 171-181 (2012)


On the vesicular origin of the cell cycle

S. Svetina

In: J. Seckbach, ed. Genesis – In the Beginning: Precursors of Life, Chemical Models, and Early Biological Evolution, Springer Wien, New York, 22, 757-773 (2012)



Budding of giant unilamellar vesicles induced by an amphitropic protein β2-glycoprotein I

J. Kovačič, B. Božič, S. Svetina

Biophys. Chem., 152, 46-54 (2010)


The primary characteristic of early cells is very likely to be the cell cycle

S. Svetina

Orig. Life Evol. Biosph., 40, 440-444 (2010)



Vesicle budding and the origin of cellular life

S. Svetina

ChemPhysChem, 10, 2769-2776 (2009)


Equilibrium mechanics of monolayered epithelium

J. Derganc, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

J. Theor. Biol., 260, 333-339 (2009)


Time lapse monitoring of CaCo-2 cell shapes and shape dependence of the distribution of

Integrin β1 and F-actin on their basal membrane

Š. Zemljič-Jokhadar, V. Šuštar, S. Svetina, U. Batista

Cell Commun. Adhes., 16, 1-13 (2009)


Comment on "Thermodynamics of vesicle growth and instability"

B. Božič, S. Svetina

Phys. Rev., E, 80, 13401-13402 (2009)


Growth and shape transformations of giant phospholipid vesicles upon interaction with an aqueous oleic acid suspension

P. Peterlin, V. Arrigler, K. Kogej, S. Svetina, P. Walde

Chem. Phys. Lipids, 159, 67-76 (2009)



Morphology of small aggregates of red blood cells

S. Svetina, P. Ziherl

Bioelectrochemistry, 73, 84-91 (2008)


The geometry of organelles of the secretory pathway

J. Derganc, A.A. Mironov, S. Svetina

In: A.A. Mironov, M. Pavelka, eds. The Golgi Apparatus – State of the art 110 years after Camillo Golgi’s discovery, Springer Wien, New York, 314-330 (2008)


Membrane elasticity molds aggregates of simple cells

P. Ziherl, S. Svetina

Soft Matter, 4, 1937-1942 (2008)



Annexin A5 binding to giant phospholipid vesicles is differentially affected by anti-β2-glycoprotein I and anti-annexin A5 antibodies

N. Gašperšič, A. Ambrožič, B. Božič, J. Majhenc, S. Svetina, B. Rozman

Rheumatology, 46, 81-86 (2007)


Flat and sigmoidally curved contact zones in vesicle-vesicle adhesion

P. Ziherl, S. Svetina

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104, 761-765 (2007)


The response of giant phospholipid vesicles to pore-forming peptide melittin

M. Mally, J. Majhenc, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Biomembranes, 1768, 1179-1189 (2007)


The prolate-to-oblate shape transition of phospholipid vesicles in response to frequency variation of an AC electric field can be explained by the dielectric anisotropy of a phospholipid bilayer

P. Peterlin, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

J. Phys., Condens. Matter, 19, 1-17 (2007)


The effect of substrate and adsorbed proteins on adhesion, growth and shape of CaCo-2 cells

Š. Zemljič Jokhadar, T. Žnidarčič, S. Svetina, U. Batista

Cell Biol. Int., 31, 1097-1108 (2007)


Question 7: The vesicle world: The emergence of cellular life can be related to properties specific to vesicles

S. Svetina

Orig. Life Evol. Biosph., 37, 445-448 (2007)


Vesicle self-reproduction: The involvement of membrane hydraulic and solute permeabilities

B. Božič, S. Svetina

Eur. Phys. J., E Soft Matter, 24, 79-90 (2007)



Physical factors that affect the number and size of Golgi cisternae

J. Derganc, A.A. Mironov, S. Svetina

Traffic, 7, 85-96 (2006)


Blastula wall invagination examined on the basis of shape behavior of vesicular objects with laminar envelopes

B. Božič, J. Derganc, S. Svetina

Int. J. Dev. Biol., 50, 143-150 (2006)


Lipid-polypeptide interactions studied by optical observation of a single giant lipid vesicle

J. Majhenc, S. Svetina, M. Zorko, B. Žekš

In: A. Pramanik, editor. Biochemistry and Biophysics of Lipids. Kerala: Transworld Research Network, 133-152 (2006)


Coupling between vesicle shape and lateral distribution of mobile membrane inclusions

B. Božič, V. Kralj-Iglič, S. Svetina

Phys. Rev. E, 73, 041915-1-041915-11 (2006)



Interaction of cetylpyridinium chloride with giant lipid vesicles

V. Arrigler, K. Kogej, J. Majhenc, S. Svetina

Langmuir, 21, 7653-7661 (2005)


A logical circuit for the regulation of fission yeast growth modes

J. Bähler, S. Svetina

J. Theor. Biol., 237, 210-218 (2005)


Budding, vesiculation and permeabilization of phospholipid membranes – evidence for a feasible physiologic role of ß2-glycoprotein I and pathogenic actions of anti-ß2-glycoprotein I antibodies

A. Ambrožič, B. Božič, T. Kveder, J. Majhenc, V. Arrigler, S. Svetina, B. Rozman

Biochim. Biophys. Acta – Mol. Basis Dis., 1740, 38-44 (2005)


Nonaxisymmetric phospholipid vesicles: Rackets, boomerangs and starfish

P. Ziherl, S. Svetina

Europhys. Lett., 70, 690-696 (2005)



Elastic properties of the red blood cell membrane that determine echinocyte deformability

D. Kuzman, S. Svetina, R.E. Waugh, B. Žekš

Eur. Biophys. J., 33, 1-15 (2004)


The cooperative role of membrane skeleton and bilayer in the mechanical behaviour of red blood cells

S. Svetina, D. Kuzman, R.E. Waugh, P. Ziherl, B. Žekš

Bioelectrochemistry, 62, 107-113 (2004)


A relationship between membrane properties forms the basis of a selectivity mechanism for vesicle self-reproduction

B. Božič, S. Svetina

Eur. Biophys. J., 33, 565-571 (2004)


Phospholipid membrane bending as assessed by the shape sequence of giant oblate phospholipid vesicles

J. Majhenc, B. Božič, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Biochim. Biophys. Acta – Biomembr., 1664, 257-266 (2004)



On the variation of parameters that characterize the state of a physiological system. Red blood cells as an example

S. Svetina, M. Brumen, M. Gros, S. Vrhovec, T. Žnidarčič

Adv. Comput. Bioeng. Ser., 7, 3-14 (2003)


Equilibrium shapes of erythrocytes in rouleau formation

J. Derganc, B. Božič, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Biophys. J., 84, 1486-1492 (2003)



Mechanisms of equinatoxin II induced transport through the membrane of a giant phospholipid vesicle

M. Mally, J. Majhenc, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Biophys. J., 83, 944-953 (2002)


Shapes of phospholipid vesicles with beadlike protrusions

B. Božič, G. Gomišček, V. Kralj-Iglič, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Eur. Biophys. J., 31, 487-496 (2002)


Shape behavior of lipid vesicles as the basis of some cellular processes

S. Svetina B. Žekš

Anat. Rec., 268, 215-225 (2002)



Shapes of nearly cylindrical, axisymmetric bilayer membranes

B. Božič, V. Heinrich, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Eur. Phys. J. E, 6, 91-98 (2001)


Mechanical and functional aspects of membrane skeletons

S. Svetina, B. Božič, J. Derganc, B. Žekš

Cell. Mol. Biol. Lett., 6, 667-690 (2001)


Membrane active compounds that affect the shape of cells and cellular organelles

S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Cell. Mol. Biol. Lett., 6, 305-311 (2001)


Mechanical properties of closed lamellar membranes and cellular processes

S. Svetina, B. Božič, J. Majhenc, B. Žekš

Nonlin. Anal., 269-280 (2001)


Myelin-like protrusions of giant phospholipid vesicles prepared by electroformation

V. Kralj-Iglič, G. Gomišček, J. Majhenc, V. Arrigler, S. Svetina

Colloids Surf., 181, 315-318 (2001)


Fractional occurrence of defects in membranes and mechanically driven interleaflet phospholipid transport

R.M. Raphael, R.E. Waugh, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Phys. Rev. E, 64, 051913-1-051913-10 (2001)



Stability analysis of micropipette aspiration of neutrophils

J. Derganc, B. Božič, S. Svetina, B. Žekš

Biophys. J., 79, 153-162 (2000)

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