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George Lykotrafitis PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Connecticut
DepartmentMechanical Engineering
AddressUNIT 3139
UTE Building, UNIT 3139
191 Auditorium Road
Phone860-486-2439
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    1. Abiraman K, Sah M, Walikonis RS, Lykotrafitis G, Tzingounis AV. Tonic PKA Activity Regulates SK Channel Nanoclustering and Somatodendritic Distribution. J Mol Biol. 2016 Jun 5; 428(11):2521-37. PMID: 27107637.
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    2. Li H, Zhang Y, Ha V, Lykotrafitis G. Modeling of band-3 protein diffusion in the normal and defective red blood cell membrane. Soft Matter. 2016 Apr 13; 12(15):3643-53. PMID: 26977476.
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    3. Partola KR, Lykotrafitis G. FRAME (Force Review Automation Environment): MATLAB-based AFM data processor. J Biomech. 2016 May 3; 49(7):1221-4. PMID: 26972765.
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    4. Li H, Lykotrafitis G. Vesiculation of healthy and defective red blood cells. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2015 Jul; 92(1):012715. PMID: 26274210.
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    5. Wandersee NJ, Maciaszek JL, Giger KM, Hanson MS, Zheng S, Guo Y, Mickelson B, Hillery CA, Lykotrafitis G, Low PS, Hogg N. Dietary supplementation with docosahexanoic acid (DHA) increases red blood cell membrane flexibility in mice with sickle cell disease. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2015 Feb; 54(2):183-8. PMID: 25488613; PMCID: PMC4297559 [Available on 02/01/16].
    6. Maciaszek JL, Partola K, Zhang J, Andemariam B, Lykotrafitis G. Single-cell force spectroscopy as a technique to quantify human red blood cell adhesion to subendothelial laminin. J Biomech. 2014 Dec 18; 47(16):3855-61. PMID: 25458578.
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    7. Li H, Lykotrafitis G. Erythrocyte membrane model with explicit description of the lipid bilayer and the spectrin network. Biophys J. 2014 Aug 5; 107(3):642-53. PMID: 25099803; PMCID: PMC4129483.
    8. Maciaszek JL, Andemariam B, Abiraman K, Lykotrafitis G. AKAP-dependent modulation of BCAM/Lu adhesion on normal and sickle cell disease RBCs revealed by force nanoscopy. Biophys J. 2014 Mar 18; 106(6):1258-67. PMID: 24655501; PMCID: PMC3984978.
    9. Maciaszek JL, Soh H, Walikonis RS, Tzingounis AV, Lykotrafitis G. Topography of native SK channels revealed by force nanoscopy in living neurons. J Neurosci. 2012 Aug 15; 32(33):11435-40. PMID: 22895725.
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    10. Li H, Ha V, Lykotrafitis G. Modeling sickle hemoglobin fibers as one chain of coarse-grained particles. J Biomech. 2012 Jul 26; 45(11):1947-51. PMID: 22673758.
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    11. Maciaszek JL, Andemariam B, Huber G, Lykotrafitis G. Epinephrine modulates BCAM/Lu and ICAM-4 expression on the sickle cell trait red blood cell membrane. Biophys J. 2012 Mar 7; 102(5):1137-43. PMID: 22404936; PMCID: PMC3296041.
    12. Li H, Lykotrafitis G. Two-component coarse-grained molecular-dynamics model for the human erythrocyte membrane. Biophys J. 2012 Jan 4; 102(1):75-84. PMID: 22225800; PMCID: PMC3250682.
    13. Maciaszek JL, Lykotrafitis G. Sickle cell trait human erythrocytes are significantly stiffer than normal. J Biomech. 2011 Feb 24; 44(4):657-61. PMID: 21111421.
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    14. Li H, Lykotrafitis G. A coarse-grain molecular dynamics model for sickle hemoglobin fibers. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2011 Feb; 4(2):162-73. PMID: 21262494.
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    15. Yuan H, Huang C, Li J, Lykotrafitis G, Zhang S. One-particle-thick, solvent-free, coarse-grained model for biological and biomimetic fluid membranes. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2010 Jul; 82(1 Pt 1):011905. PMID: 20866646.
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    16. Park Y, Diez-Silva M, Popescu G, Lykotrafitis G, Choi W, Feld MS, Suresh S. Refractive index maps and membrane dynamics of human red blood cells parasitized by Plasmodium falciparum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Sep 16; 105(37):13730-5. PMID: 18772382; PMCID: PMC2529332.
    17. Li J, Lykotrafitis G, Dao M, Suresh S. Cytoskeletal dynamics of human erythrocyte. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Mar 20; 104(12):4937-42. PMID: 17360346; PMCID: PMC1829243.
    18. Lykotrafitis G, Rosakis AJ, Ravichandran G. Self-healing pulse-like shear ruptures in the laboratory. Science. 2006 Sep 22; 313(5794):1765-8. PMID: 16990544.
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