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Methods and Protocols

Levin, M., and Sullivan, K. G., (2017), Inverse Drug Screening for Bioelectric and Neurotransmitter Roles: Sample use in a Xenopus Tail Regeneration Assay, Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, in press

Golding, A., Guay, J. A., Herrera-Rincon, C., Levin, M., and Kaplan, D. L., (2016), A Tunable Silk Hydrogel Device for Studying Limb Regeneration in Adult Xenopus laevis, PLoS One 11, e0155618
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Pang, J., Ozkucur, N., Ren, M., Kaplan, D. L., Levin, M., and Miller, E. L., (2015), An automatic neuron segmentation and neural network analysis method for phase contrast microscopy images, Biomedical Optics Express, in press

Adams, D.S., Lemire, J. M., Kramer, R. H., and Levin, M., (2014), Optogenetics in developmental biology: using light to control ion flux-dependent signals in Xenopus embryos, International Journal of Developmental Biology, 58: 851-861
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Rea, A. C., Vandenberg, L. N., Ball, R. E., Johnston, L. L., Zhu, Y., McLain, D. E., Lauderdale J. D., Levin, M., and Dore, T. M., (2013), Light activated serotonin for exploring its action in biological systems, Chemistry & Biology, 20: 1536–1546
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Koustubhan, P., Kaplan, D., and Levin, M., (2013), Humane anesthesia and pain management in amphibian limb surgery of Rana pipiens, CSHL Protocols, doi:10.1101/pdb.prot071977
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Chernet, B. T., Adams, D. S., and M. Levin, (2012), Photoconversion for Tracking the Dynamics of Cell Movement in Xenopus laevis Embryos, CSHL Protocols, doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot068502
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Chernet, B. T., and M. Levin, (2012), A versatile protocol for mRNA electroporation of Xenopus laevis embryos, CSHL Protocols, doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot067694
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Adams, D. S., and M. Levin, (2012), General principles for measuring resting membrane potential and ion concentration using fluorescent bioelectricity reporters, CSHL Protocols, doi: 10.1101/pdb.top067710
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Adams, D. S., and M. Levin, (2012), Measuring resting membrane potential using the fluorescent voltage reporters DiBAC4(3) and CC2-DMPE, CSHL Protocols, doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot067702
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Blackiston, D. J., and M. Levin, (2012), Aversive training methods in Xenopus laevis: general principles, CSHL Protocols
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Mondia, J. P., Adams, D. S., Orendorff, R. D., Levin, M., and Omenetto, F., (2011), Patterned femtosecond-laser ablation of Xenopus laevis melanocytes for studies of cell migration, wound repair, and developmental processes. Biomedical Optics Express, 2(8): 2383-2391
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Blackiston, D., Vandenberg, L. N., and Levin, M., (2010), High-throughput Xenopus laevis immunohistochemistry using agarose sections. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5532
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Oviedo, N. J., Nicolas, C. L., Adams, D. S., and Levin, M., (2008), Live imaging of planarian membrane potential using DiBAC4(3). Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5055
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Oviedo, N. J., Nicolas, C. L., Adams, D. S., and Levin, M., (2008), Gene knockdown in planarians using RNA interference. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5054
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Oviedo, N. J., Nicolas, C. L., Adams, D. S., and Levin, M., (2008), Establishing and maintaining a colony of planarians. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5053
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Nicolas, C.L., Abramson, C.I., and Levin, M. (2008), Analysis of behavior in the planarian model, in Planaria: A Model for Drug Action and Abuse, Raffa RB & Rawls SM (eds), RG Landes Co.: Austin, pp. 83-94

Koustubhan, P., Sorocco, D., and Levin, M., (2007), Establishing and Maintaining a Xenopus laevis colony for research laboratories, in Source Book of Models for Biomedical Research, M. Conn ed., Humana Press

Adams, D. S., and Levin, M., (2006), Inverse Drug Screens: a rapid and inexpensive method for implicating molecular targets. Genesis, 44: 530-540
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Adams, D., and Levin, M., (2006), Strategies and techniques for investigation of biophysical signals in patterning, in Analysis of Growth Factor signaling in Embryos, M. Whitman and A. K. Sater eds., pp. 177-214, Methods in Signal Transduction Series, CRC Press

Levin, M., (2004), A novel immunohistochemical method for evaluation of antibody specificity and detection of labile targets in biological tissue. Journal of Biophysical and Biochemical Methods, 58: 85-96
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Levin, Michael, (1995), Use of Genetic Algorithms to solve biomedical Problems. M.D. Computing, 12(3): 193-198
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