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Publications

Of Special Note

Herrera-Rincon, C., Pai, V. P., Moran, K. M., Lemire, J. M., and Levin, M., (2017), The brain is required for normal muscle and nerve patterning during early Xenopus development, Nature Communications, 8:587
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Pare, J-F., Martyniuk, C. J., and Levin, M., (2017), Bioelectric regulation of innate immune system function in regenerating and intact Xenopus laevis, npj Regenerative Medicine, 2:15
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Durant, F., Morokuma, J., Fields, C., Williams, K., Adams, D. S., and Levin, M., (2017), Long-Term, Stochastic Editing of Regenerative Anatomy via Targeting Endogenous Bioelectric Gradients, Biophysical Journal, 112: 2231-2243 [cover]
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Levin, M., Pezzulo, G., and Finkelstein, J. M., (2017), Endogenous Bioelectric Signaling Networks: Exploiting Voltage Gradients for Control of Growth and Form, Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 19, in press
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Blackiston, D., Khanh, V., and Levin, M., (2017), Serotonergic stimulation induces nerve growth and promotes visual learning via posterior eye grafts in a vertebrate model of induced sensory plasticity, npj Regenerative Medicine, 2:8
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Lobo, D., Lobikin, M., and Levin, M., (2017), Discovering novel phenotypes with automatically inferred dynamic models: partial melanocyte conversion in Xenopus, Scientific Reports, 7: 41339
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Pietak, A., and Levin, M., (2016), Exploring Instructive Physiological Signaling with the Bioelectric Tissue Simulation Engine (BETSE), Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 4(55): doi 10.3389/fbioe.2016.00055
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Baluska, F., and Levin, M., (2016), On Having No Head: Cognition throughout Biological Systems, Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 902, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00902
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Sullivan, K. G., Emmons-Bell, M., and Levin, M., (2016), Physiological Inputs Regulate Species-Specific Anatomy During Embryogenesis And Regeneration, Communicative and Integrative Biology, in press

Durant, F., Lobo, D., Hammelman, J., and Levin, M., (2016), Physiological controls of large-scale patterning in planarian regeneration: a molecular and computational perspective on growth and form, Regeneration, 3(2): 78-102
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Chernet, B. T., Adams, D. S., Lobikin, M., and Levin, M., (2016), Use of genetically encoded, light-gated ion translocators to control tumorigenesis, Oncotarget, 7(15): 19575-19588
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D. S. Adams, S. G. M. Uzel, J. Akagi, D. Wlodkowic, V. Andreeva, P. C. Yelick, A. Devitt-Lee, J-F. Pare, and Michael Levin, (2016), Bioelectric signaling via potassium channels: a mechanism for craniofacial dysmorphogenesis in KCNJ2-associated Andersen-Tawil Syndrome, Journal of Physiology, 12: 3245-3270
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Pezzulo, G., and Levin, M., (2015), Re-membering the body: applications of computational neuroscience to the top-down control of regeneration of limbs and other complex organs, Integrative Biology, DOI: 10.1039/c5ib00221d
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Lobikin, M., Lobo, D., Blackiston, D. J., Martyniuk, C. J., Tkachenko, E., and Levin, M., (2015), Serotonergic regulation of melanocyte conversion: A bioelectrically regulated network for stochastic all-or-none hyperpigmentation, Science Signaling, 8(397): ra99
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Friston, K., Levin, M., Sengupta B., and Pezzulo, G., (2015), 'Knowing one's place' a free energy approach to pattern regulation, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12: 20141383
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Pai, V., Lemire, J. M., Pare, J-F., Lin, G., Chen, Y., and Levin, M., (2015), Endogenous gradients of resting potential instructively pattern embryonic neural tissue via Notch signaling and regulation of proliferation, Journal of Neuroscience, in press

Blackiston, D., Anderson, G. M., Rahman, N., Bieck, C., and Levin, M., (2015), A novel method for inducing nerve growth via modulation of host resting potential, Neurotherapeutics, 12: 170-184
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Levin, M., (2014), Molecular bioelectricity: how endogenous voltage potentials control cell behavior and instruct pattern regulation in vivo, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 25: 3835-3850
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Chernet, B., and Levin, M., (2014), Transmembrane voltage potential of somatic cells controls oncogene-mediated tumorigenesis at long-range, Oncotarget, 5(10): 3287-3306
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Tseng, A-S., and Levin, M., (2013), Cracking the bioelectric code: probing endogenous ionic controls of pattern formation, Communicative and Integrative Biology, 6(1):1-8
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Adams, D. S., Tseng, A-S. and M. Levin, (2013), Light-activation of the Archaerhodopsin H+ pump reverses age-dependent loss of vertebrate regeneration: sparking system-level controls in vivo, Biology Open, 2(3): 306-313
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Lobikin, M., Wang, G., Xu, J-S, Hsieh, Y-W, Chuang, C-F, Lemire, J. M., and M. Levin, (2012), Early, non-ciliary role for microtubule proteins in left-right patterning is conserved across kingdoms, PNAS, 109(31): 12586-12591
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Levin, M., (2012), Morphogenetic fields in embryogenesis, regeneration, and cancer: non-local control of complex patterning, BioSystems, 109 (2012) 243­-261.
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Levin, M., (2012), Molecular bioelectricity in developmental biology: new tools and recent discoveries BioEssays, 34(3): 205-217
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Pai, V., Aw, S., Shomrat, T., Lemire, J. M., and Levin, M., (2012), Transmembrane voltage potential controls embryonic eye patterning in Xenopus laevis. Development, 139: 313-323
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Blackiston, D., Adams, D. S., Lemire, J. M., Lobikin, M., and Levin, M., (2011), Transmembrane potential of GlyCl-expressing instructor cells induces a neoplastic-like conversion of melanocytes via a serotonergic pathway. Disease Models and Mechanisms, 4: 67-85
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Beane, W. S., Morokuma, J., Adams, D. S., and Levin, M., (2011), A chemical genetics approach reveals H,K-ATPase-mediated membrane voltage is required for planarian head regeneration. Cell Chemistry and Biology, 18: 77-89
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Levin, M., (2011), The wisdom of the body: future techniques and approaches to morphogenetic fields in regenerative medicine, developmental biology, and cancer. Regenerative Medicine, 6(6): 667-673
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N. J. Oviedo, J. Morokuma, P. Walentek, I. P. Kema, M. B. Gu, J. M. Ahn, J. S. Hwang, Takashi Gojobori, and M. Levin, (2010), Long-range Neural and Gap Junction Protein-mediated Cues Control Polarity During Planarian Regeneration, Developmental Biology, 339: 188-199
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Tseng, A-S., Beane, W. S., Lemire, J. M., Masi, A., and M. Levin, (2010), Induction of vertebrate regeneration by a transient sodium current, Journal of Neuroscience, 30(39): 13192-13200
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Vandenberg, L. N., and Levin, M., (2010), Far from solved: a perspective on what we know about early mechanisms of left-right asymmetry. Developmental Dynamics, 239: 3131-3146
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Levin, M. (2009), Bioelectric mechanisms in regeneration: Unique aspects and future perspectives. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 20: 543-556
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Aw, S., and Levin, M., (2008), Is left-right asymmetry a form of planar cell polarity?, Development, 136: 355-366
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Levin, M., (2007), Large-Scale Biophysics: Ion Flows and Regeneration. Trends in Cell Biology, 17(6): 262-271
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Levin, Michael, T. Thorlin, K. Robinson, T. Nogi, and M. Mercola, (2002), H+/K+-ATPase activity comprises an early step of left-right asymmetry during development. Cell, 111: 77-89
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Levin, Michael, and N. Nascone, (1997), Two models of initial Left-Right Asymmetry Determination. Medical Hypotheses, 49: 429-435
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Levin, Michael, R. L. Johnson, C. D. Stern, M. Kuehn, and C. Tabin, (1995), A molecular pathway determining left-right asymmetry in chick embryogenesis. Cell, 82: 1-20
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