Publications of Rafael de Lira

Journal Article (16)

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Cavalcanti, R. R.M.; Lira, R. d.; Ewins, E.; Dimova, R.; Riske, K. A.: Efficient liposome fusion to phase-separated giant vesicles. Biophysical Journal 122 (11), pp. 2099 - 2111 (2023)
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Aleksanyan, M.; Lira, R. d.; Steinkühler, J.; Dimova, R.: GM1 asymmetry in the membrane stabilizes pores. Biophysical Journal 121 (17), pp. 3295 - 3302 (2022)
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Benk, L. T.; Benk, A. S.; Lira, R. d.; Cavalcanti-Adam, E. A.; Dimova, R.; Lipowsky, R.; Geiger, B.; Spatz, J. P.: Integrin αIIbβ3 activation and clustering in minimal synthetic cells. Advanced nanoBiomed research 2 (4), 2100094 (2022)
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Lira, R. d.; Leomil, F. S.C.; Melo, R. J.; Riske, K. A.; Dimova, R.: To close or to collapse: the role of charges on membrane stability upon pore formation. Advanced Science 8 (11), 2004068 (2021)
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Otrin, L.; Witkowska, A.; Marušič, N.; Zhao, Z.; Lira, R. d.; Kyrilis, F. L.; Hamdi, F.; Ivanov, I.; Lipowsky, R.; Kastritis, P. L. et al.; Dimova, R.; Sundmacher, K.; Jahn, R.; Vidaković-Koch, T.: En route to dynamic life processes by SNARE-mediated fusion of polymer and hybrid membranes. Nature Communications 12, 4972 (2021)
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Lira, R. d.; Willersinn, J.; Schmidt, B. V. K. J.; Dimova, R.: Selective partitioning of (biomacro)molecules in the crowded environment of double-hydrophilic block copolymers. Macromolecules 53 (22), pp. 10179 - 10188 (2020)
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Marušič, N.; Otrin, L.; Zhao, Z.; Lira, R. d.; Kyrilis, F. L.; Hamdi, F.; Kastritis, P. L.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Ivanova, I.; Sundmacher, K. et al.; Dimova, R.: Constructing artificial respiratory chain in polymer compartments: insights into the interplay between bo3 oxidase and the membrane. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117 (26), pp. 15006 - 15017 (2020)
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Plucinski , A.; Willersinn, J.; Lira, R. d.; Dimova, R.; Schmidt, B. V. K. J.: Aggregation and crosslinking of poly(N,N-dimethylacrylamide)-b-pullulan double hydrophilic block copolymers. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 221 (13), 2000053 (2020)
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Ewins, E.; Lira, R. d.; Zhang, W.; Jiang, Y.; Antonietti, M.; Robinson, T.; Dimova, R.: Poly(Ionic Liquid) Nanoparticles Selectively Disrupt Biomembranes. Advanced Science 6 (4), 1801602 (2019)
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Ivanov, I.; Lira, R. d.; Tang, T.‐. D.; Franzmann, T.; Klosin, A.; da Silva, L. C.; Hyman, A.; Landfester, K.; Lipowsky, R.; Sundmacher, K. et al.; Dimova, R.: Directed growth of biomimetic microcompartments. Advanced Biosystems 3 (6), 1800314 (2019)
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Lira, R. d.; Robinson, T.; Dimova, R.; Riske, K. A.: Highly efficient protein-free fusion: a giant vesicle study. Biophysical Journal 116 (1), pp. 79 - 91 (2019)
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Poojari, C.; Wilkosz, N.; Lira, R. d.; Dimova, R.; Jurkiewicz, P.; Petka, R.; Kepczynski, M.; Róg, T.: Behavior of the DPH fluorescence probe in membranes perturbed by drugs. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 223, 104784 (2019)
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Weiss, M.; Frohnmayer, J. P.; Benk, L. T.; Haller, B.; Janiesch, J.-W.; Heitkamp, T.; Borsch, M.; Lira, R. B.; Dimova, R.; Lipowsky, R. et al.; Bodenschatz, E.; Baret, J.-C.; Vidakovic-Koch, T.; Sundmacher, K.; Platzman, I.; Spatz, J. P.: Sequential bottom-up assembly of mechanically stabilized synthetic cells by microfluidics. Nature Materials 17 (1), pp. 89 - 96 (2018)
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Lira, R. B. d.; Steinkühler, J.; Knorr, R. L.; Dimova, R.; Riske, K. A.: Posing for a picture: vesicle immobilization in agarose gel. Scientific Reports 6, 25254 (2016)
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Yu, M.; Lira, R. B.; Riske, K. A.; Dimova, R.; Lin, H.: Ellipsoidal relaxation of deformed vesicles. Physical Review Letters 115 (12), 128303 (2015)
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Lira, R. d.; Dimova, R.; Riske, K. A.: Giant unilamellar vesicles formed by hybrid films of agarose and lipids display altered mechanical properties. Biophysical Journal 107 (7), pp. 1609 - 1619 (2014)

Book Chapter (1)

Book Chapter
Lira, R. d.; Dimova, R.: Fusion assays for model membranes: a critical review. In: Advances in Biomembranes and Lipid Self-Assembly, Vol. 30, pp. 229 - 270. Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam (2019)

Meeting Abstract (1)

Meeting Abstract
Lira, R. d.; Robinson, T.; Dimova, R.; Riske, K. A.: Charge-dependent membrane fusion in a pure lipid system. In European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 46 (Suppl. 1), P-32, p. S123 - S123. 19th IUPAB Congress / 11th EBSA Congress Location: British Biophys Soc, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 16, 2017 - July 20, 2017. Springer, Berlin (2017)
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