Publications

Ensemble velocity of non-processive molecular motors with multiple chemical states A. Vilfan, to appear in Interface Focus (2014).
Fabrication of magneto-responsive microgears based on magnetic nanoparticle embedded PDMS I. Kavre, G. Kostevc, S. Kralj, A. Vilfan and D. Babič, RSC Adv. 4, 38316-38322 (2014). [Online Journal]
The winch model can explain both coordinated and uncoordinated stepping of cytoplasmic dynein A. Šarlah and A. Vilfan, Biophys. J. 107, 662–671 (2014). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Myosin directionality results from coupling between ATP hydrolysis, lever motion, and actin binding A. Vilfan, Letter, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, E2076 (2014). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
The role of initial oligomers in amyloid fibril formation by human stefin B A. Taler-Verčič, T. Kirsipuu, M. Friedemann, A. Noormägi, M. Polajnar, J. Smirnova, M. Tušek Žnidarič, M. Žganec, M. Škarabot, A. Vilfan, R. A. Staniforth, P. Palumaa and E. Žerovnik, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 14, 18362-18384 (2013). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Viewpoint: Out of touch, but not out of sync A. Vilfan, Physics 5, 107 (2012). [Online Journal]
Optimal shapes of surface slip driven self-propelled microswimmers A. Vilfan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 128105 (2012). [Online Journal][PubMed]
Generic flow profiles induced by a beating cilium A. Vilfan, Eur. Phys. J. E 35, 72 (2012). [Online Journal] [arXiv][PubMed]
Analysis of fluid flow around a beating artificial cilium M. Vilfan, G. Kokot, A. Vilfan, N. Osterman, B. Kavčič, I. Poberaj and D. Babič, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 3, 163-171 (2012). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Finding the ciliary beating pattern with optimal efficiency N. Osterman and A. Vilfan, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 15727-15732 (2011). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Measurement of fluid flow generated by artificial cilia G. Kokot, M. Vilfan, N. Osterman, A. Vilfan, B. Kavčič, I. Poberaj and D. Babič, Biomicrofluidics 5, 034103 (2011). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Self-assembled artificial cilia M. Vilfan, A. Potočnik, B. Kavčič, N. Osterman, I. Poberaj, A. Vilfan and D. Babič, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 1844-1847 (2010). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Editorial: D. Gevaux, Biomimetics: Guided in the right direction. Nature Physics 6, 8 (2010). [Online Journal]
Comment on "Ferromagnetic microswimmers" A. Vilfan and H. Stark, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 199801 (2009). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Twirling motion of actin filaments in gliding assays with non-processive myosin motors A. Vilfan, Biophys. J. 97, 1130-1137 (2009). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Five models for myosin V A. Vilfan, Frontiers in Bioscience 14, 2269-2284 (2009). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
The mechanism of amyloid-fibril formation by stefin B; temperature and protein concentration dependence of the rates K. Škerget, A. Vilfan, M. Pompe-Novak, V. Turk, J. P. Waltho, D. Turk and E. Žerovnik, Proteins. 74, 425–436 (2009). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Frequency clustering in spontaneous otoacoustic emissions from a lizard's ear A. Vilfan and T. Duke, Biophys. J. 95, 4622-4630 (2008). [Online Journal] [PubMed]
Myosin V passing over Arp2/3 junctions: branching ratio calculated from the elastic lever arm model A. Vilfan, Biophys. J. 94, 3405-3412 (2008). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Hydrodynamic flow patterns and synchronization of beating cilia A. Vilfan and F. Jülicher, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 058102 (2006). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Oscillations in molecular motor assemblies A. Vilfan and E. Frey, J. Phys. Condensed Matter 17, S3901-S3911 (2005). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [Pubmed]
Influence of fluctuations in actin structure on myosin V step size A. Vilfan, J. Chem. Inf. Model. 45, 1672-1675 (2005). [Online Journal] [arXiv e-print] [PubMed]
Elastic lever-arm model for myosin V A. Vilfan, Biophys. J. 88, 3792-3805 (2005). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Synchronization of active mechanical oscillators by an inertial load A. Vilfan and T. Duke, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 114101 (2003). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Instabilities in the transient response of muscle A. Vilfan and T. Duke, Biophys. J. 85, 818-826 (2003). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Two adaptation processes in auditory hair cells together can provide an active amplifier A. Vilfan and T. Duke, Biophys. J. 85, 191-203 (2003). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Anomalous relaxation kinetics of biological lattice-ligand binding models E. Frey and A. Vilfan, Chemical Physics 284, 287-310 (2002). [Online Journal] [arXiv]
The binding dynamics of tropomyosin on actin A. Vilfan, Biophys. J. 81, 3146-3155 (2001). [Online Journal] [arXiv] [PubMed]
Relaxation kinetics of biological dimer adsorption models A. Vilfan, E. Frey and F. Schwabl, Europhys. Lett. 56, 420-426 (2001). [Online journal] [arXiv] [Java-simulation]
Dynamics and cooperativity of microtubule decoration by the motor protein kinesin A. Vilfan, E. Frey, F. Schwabl, M. Thormählen, Y.-H. Song and E. Mandelkow, J. Mol. Biol. 312, 1011-1026 (2001). [Online Journal] [PDF preprint] [PubMed] [Java-simulation]
Force-velocity relations of a two-state crossbridge model for molecular motors A. Vilfan, E. Frey and F. Schwabl, Europhys. Lett. 45, 283-289 (1999). [Online journal] [arXiv]
Elastically coupled molecular motors A. Vilfan, E. Frey and F. Schwabl, Eur. Phys. J. B 3, 535-546 (1998). [Online journal] [arXiv] [Java-simulation]

Book chapters

Measurement of fluid flow generated by artificial cilia A. Vilfan, D. Babič, B. Kavčič, G. Kokot, N. Osterman, I. Poberaj and M. Vilfan, in: Artificial Cilia, Eds. J.M.J. den Toonder and P. Onck, RSC Publishing (2013). ISBN 978-1849735971

PhD thesis

Collective Dynamics of Molecular Motors TU München (2000). [Full text]

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Andrej Vilfan, 26/08/2014