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Papers with Graduate student co-authors (noted in bold)

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
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Thurber, A. E., Nelson, M., Frost C. L., Levin, M., Brackenbury W. J., and Kaplan D. L., (2017), "IK channel activation increases tumor growth and induces differential behavioral responses in two breast epithelial cell lines", Oncotarget, in press
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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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Emmons-Bell, M., Durant, F., Hammelman, J., Bessonov, N., Volpert, V., Morokuma, J., Pinet, K., Adams, D. S., Pietak, A., Lobo, D., and Levin, M., (2015), "Gap junctional blockade stochastically induces different species-specific head anatomies in genetically wild-type Girardia dorotocephala flatworms", International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 16: 27865–27896
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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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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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Lan J. Y., Williams C., Levin M., and Black L.D. III, (2014), "Depolarization of Cellular Resting Membrane Potential Promotes Neonatal Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Vitro", Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, DOI: 10.1007/s12195-014-0346-7
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Chernet, B. T., and Levin M., (2014), "Endogenous voltage potentials and the microenvironment: bioelectric signals that reveal, induce, and normalize cancer", Journal of Clinical and Experimental Oncology, S1: doi:10.4172/2324-9110.S1-002
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Mustard, J., and Levin, M., (2014),"Bioelectrical mechanisms for programming growth and form: taming physiological networks for soft body robotics", Soft Robotics, 1(3): 169-191
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Chernet, B. T., and Levin M., (2014), "Endogenous voltage potentials and the microenvironment: bioelectric signals that reveal, induce, and normalize cancer", Journal of Clinical and Experimental Oncology, S1: doi:10.4172/2324-9110.S1-002
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Lobikin, M., and Levin, M., (2014), "Endogenous bioelectric cues as morphogenetic signals in vivo", chapter 15 in Fields of the Cell, edited by D. Fels and M. Cifra, p. 283-302
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Chernet, B. T., and Levin, M., (2013), "Transmembrane voltage potential is an essential cellular parameter for the detection and control of tumor development", Disease Models and Mechanisms, 6: 595-607
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Pai, V. P., Aw. S., Shomrat, T., Lemire, J. M., and M. Levin, (2012), "Transmembrane voltage potential controls embryonic eye patterning in Xenopus laevis", Development, 139: 313-323
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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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Lobikin, M., Chernet, B., Lobo, D., and Levin, M., (2012), "Resting potential, oncogene-induced tumorigenesis, and metastasis: the bioelectric basis of cancer in vivo", Physical Biology, 9: 065002
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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, 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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Blackiston, D., Shomrat, T., Nicolas, C. L., Granata, C., and Levin, M., (2011), "A second-generation device for automated training and quantitative behavior analyses of molecularly-tractable model organisms", PLoS One, 5(12): e14370 (p. 1-20)
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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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Oviedo, N. J., Morokuma, P. Walentek, et al., M. Levin, (2010), "Long-range neural and gap junction protein-mediated cues control polarity in planarian regeneration", Developmental Biology, 339:188-199
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Hechavarria, D., Dewilde, A., Braunhut, S., Levin, M., and Kaplan, D. K., (2010), "BioDome regenerative sleeve for biochemical and biophysical stimulation of tissue regeneration", Medical Engineering and Physics, 32: 1065-1073
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Aw, S., Koster, J., Pearson, W., Nicols, C., Shi, N. Q., Carneiro, K., and Levin, M., (2010), "The ATP-sensitive K+-channel (KATP) controls early left-right patterning in Xenopus and chick embryos", Developmental Biology, 346: 39-53
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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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Aw, S., Adams, D. S., Qiu, D., and Levin, M., (2008), "H,K-ATPase protein localization and Kir4.1 function reveal concordance of 3 axes during early determination of left-right asymmetry", Mechanisms of Development, 125: 353-372 [Top-cited article for 2008-2010 at MOD]
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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

Aw, S., and Levin, M., (2008), "What's Left in Asymmetry?", Developmental Dynamics, 237: 3453-3463
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Oviedo, N., Nicolas, C. L., Adams, D. S., and Levin, M. (2008), "Planarians: a versatile and powerful model system for molecular studies of regeneration, adult stem cell regulation, aging, and behavior", in Emerging Model Organisms, Cold Spring Harbor Press
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