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1.Giampietro et al. Cholesterol impairements contributes to neuroserpin aggregation Scientific Reports 42669, 2017 SciRep2017

2. CAM La Porta, S. Zapperi Complexity in cancer stem cells and tumor evolution:towards precision medicine .Seminars in Cancer 2017

doi: 10.1016/j.semcancer.2017.02.007

3.Chepizhko et al. Bursts of activity in collective cell migration Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113, 11408-11413, 2016.

4.Costantini et al. Fluctuation in protein aggregation. Design of preclinical screening for early diagnisis of neurodegenerative disease Phys. Rev. Applied 6, 034012, 2016

5. Ovaska M et al. Deformation and fructure of echinoderm collagen networks Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 65, 42, 2017

6. arXiv:1510.07810 [pdf]

Overshoot during phenotypic switching of cancer cell populations

Journal-ref: Sci. Rep. 5, 15464, (2015)
Subjects: Cell Behavior (q-bio.CB); Biological Physics (

7.arXiv:1505.03397 [pdf, other]
Volume changes during active shape fluctuations in cells
Alessandro Taloni, Elena Kardash, Oguz Umut Salman, Lev Truskinovsky, Stefano Zapperi, Caterina A. M. La Porta
Comments: Phys. Rev. Lett.  114, 208101 (2015) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.208101.
Subjects: Biological Physics (; Soft Condensed Matter (cond-mat.soft); Cell Behavior (q-bio.CB)

8.arXiv:1509.02341v1 [pdf. other]

Navigation strategies of motor proteins on decorated tracks

Zsolt Bertalan, Zoe Budrikis, Caterina AM La Porta, Stefano Zapperi

Plos One 10, e0136945 (2015)

9. arXiv:1504.00888 [pdf, other]
Osmotic stress affects functional properties of human melanoma cell lines
Caterina A.M. La Porta, Anna Ghilardi, Maria Pasini, Lasse Laurson, Mikko J. Alava, Stefano Zapperi, Martine Ben Amar
Journal-ref: Eur. Phys. J. Plus (2015) 130: 64
Subjects: Biological Physics (; Tissues and Organs (q-bio.TO)

10. arXiv:1407.5484 [pdf, other]
Conformational mechanism for the stability of microtubule-kinetochore attachments
Zsolt Bertalan, Caterina A. M. La Porta, Helder Maiato, Stefano Zapperi
Journal-ref: Biophysical Journal 107 (2014) 289-300
Subjects: Biological Physics (; Soft Condensed Matter (cond-mat.soft); Subcellular Processes (q-bio.SC)

11. arXiv:1404.4116 [pdf, other]
Mechanical Properties of Growing Melanocytic Nevi and the Progression to Melanoma
Alessandro Taloni, Alexander A. Alemi, Emilio Ciusani, James P. Sethna, Stefano Zapperi, Caterina A. M. La Porta
Subjects: Tissues and Organs (q-bio.TO)

12. arXiv:1404.4112 [pdf]
Protein accumulation in the endoplasmic reticulum as a non-equilibrium phase transition
Z. Budrikis, G. Costantini, C.A. La Porta, S. Zapperi
Subjects: Neurons and Cognition (q-bio.NC); Biomolecules (q-bio.BM)

13. arXiv:1308.6037 [pdf, ps, other]
Growth and form of melanoma cell colonies
Massimiliano Maria Baraldi, Alexander A Alemi, James P Sethna, Sergio Caracciolo, Caterina A M La Porta, Stefano Zapperi
Journal-ref: J. Stat. Mech. (2013) P02032, 2013
Subjects: Quantitative Methods (q-bio.QM)

14. arXiv:1308.6035 [pdf]
CXCR6, a Newly Defined Biomarker of Tissue-Specific Stem Cell Asymmetric Self-Renewal, Identifies More Aggressive Human Melanoma Cancer Stem Cells
Rouzbeh Taghizadeh, Minsoo Noh, Yang Hoon Huh, Emilio Ciusani, Luca Sigalotti, Michele Maio, Beatrice Arosio, Maria R. Nicotra, PierGiorgio Natali, James L. Sherley, Caterina A. M. La Porta
Journal-ref: PLoS ONE 5(12): e15183, 2010
Subjects: Subcellular Processes (q-bio.SC); Tissues and Organs (q-bio.TO)

15. arXiv:1308.6033 [pdf]
AQP1 Is Not Only a Water Channel: It Contributes to Cell Migration through Lin7/Beta-Catenin
Elena Monzani, Riccardo Bazzotti, Carla Perego, Caterina A. M. La Porta
Journal-ref: PLoS ONE 4(7): e6167, 2009
Subjects: Cell Behavior (q-bio.CB); Quantitative Methods (q-bio.QM); Subcellular Processes (q-bio.SC)

16. arXiv:1308.6031 [pdf]
Do cancer cells undergo phenotypic switching? The case for imperfect cancer stem cell markers
C.A.M. La Porta, S Zapperi
Journal-ref: Scientific Reports | 2 : 441, 2012
Subjects: Populations and Evolution (q-bio.PE); Cell Behavior (q-bio.CB)

17. arXiv:1308.6028 [pdf]
Senescent Cells in Growing Tumors: Population Dynamics and Cancer Stem Cells
Caterina A. M. La Porta, Stefano Zapperi, James P. Sethna
Journal-ref: PLoS Comput Biol 8(1): e1002316, 2012
Subjects: Tissues and Organs (q-bio.TO); Populations and Evolution (q-bio.PE)

18. Bertalan et al. Role of number of Microtubulkes in chromosome segregation during cell division, PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141305 (2015),