Tani T. , Koike-Tani M, Tran MT, Shribak M, Levic S. Postnatal structural development of mammalian Basilar Membrane provides anatomical basis for the maturation of tonotopic maps and frequency tuning. Scientific Reports (accepted for publication in March 2021)
Russell IJ, Lukashkina VA, Levic S, Cho YW, Lukashkin AN, Ng L, Forrest D. Emilin 2 promotes the mechanical gradient of the cochlear basilar membrane and resolution of frequencies in sound. Sci Adv. 2020 Jun 10;6(24)
Ghezzi P., Floridi L., Boraschi D., Cuadrado A., Manda G., Levic S., D'Acquisto F., Hamilton A., Athersuch T.J., Selley L. Oxidative Stress and Inflammation Induced by Environmental and Psychological Stressors: A Biomarker Perspective. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2018 28(9) 852-872.
Lukashkina V.A., Levic S., Lukashkin A.N., Strenzke N., Russell I.J., A Connexin30 mutation rescues hearing and reveals roles for gap-junctions in cochlear amplification and micromechanics, Nature Communications 2017; Feb 21;8:14530: 1-9 .
Levic S., Yamoah E.N. Method for Dissecting the Auditory Epithelium (Basilar Papilla) in Developing Chick Embryos. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1427:463-70.
Levic S., Dulon D. The temporal characteristics of Ca2+ entry through L-type and T-type Ca2+ channels shape exocytosis efficiency in chick auditory hair cells during development. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2012, 108(11):3116-23.
Levic S., Lv P., Yamoah E.N. The activity of spontaneous action potentials in developing hair cells is regulated by Ca-dependence of a transient K current. PLoS One. 2011;6(12).
Levic S., Bouleau Y., Dulon D. Developmental acquisition of a rapid calcium-regulated vesicle supply allows sustained high rates of exocytosis in auditory hair cells. PLoS One. 2011;6(10).
Levic S., Yamoah E.N. Plasticity in membrane cholesterol contributes towards electrical maturation of hearing. J Biol Chem. 2011; 286(7):5768-73.
Levic S., Nie L., Tuteja D., Harvey M., Sokolowski B.H., Yamoah E.N. Development and regeneration of hair cells share common functional features. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2007 104(48):19108-13.