Publications

2018

Michael Elbaum (2018). Quantitative Cryo-Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy of Biological Materials.  Advanced Materials. 30:(41)  Abstract
Yair Fastman; Shany Assaraf; Miriam Rose; Elad Milrot; Katherine Basore; B. Sivanandam Arasu; Sanjay A. Desai; Michael Elbaum; Ron Dzikowski (2018). An upstream open reading frame (uORF) signals for cellular localization of the virulence factor implicated in pregnancy associated malaria.  Nucleic Acids Research. 46:(10)4919-4932.  Abstract
Sharon G. Wolf; Eyal Shimoni; Michael Elbaum; Lothar Houben (2018). STEM Tomography in Biology.  Cellular Imaging: Electron Tomography and Related Techniques. 33-60.

2017

Sharon Grayer Wolf; Yael Mutsafi; Tali Dadosh; Tal Ilani; Zipora Lansky; Ben Horowitz; Sarah Rubin; Michael Elbaum; Deborah Fass (2017). 3D visualization of mitochondrial solid-phase calcium stores in whole cells.  eLife. 6.  Abstract
Nadav Elad; Giuliano Bellapadrona; Lothar Houben; Irit Sagi; Michael Elbaum (2017). Detection of isolated protein-bound metal ions by single-particle cryo-STEM.  Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America-Physical Sciences. 114:(42)11139-11144.  Abstract
Noga Yaakov; Yoav Barak; Idan Pereman; Peter J. Christie; Michael Elbaum (2017). Direct fluorescence detection of VirE2 secretion by Agrobacterium tumefaciens.  PLoS One. 12:(4)  Abstract
Ching-Hao Wang; Pankaj Mehta; Michael Elbaum (2017). Thermodynamic Paradigm for Solution Demixing Inspired by Nuclear Transport in Living Cells.  Physical Review Letters. 118:(15)  Abstract
Sunil Kumar; Y Milstein; Y Brami; Michael Elbaum; R Elbaum (2017). Mechanism of silica deposition in sorghum silica cells.  New Phytologist. 213:(2)779-786.  Abstract

2016

Gal Mor Khalifa; David Kirchenbuechler; Naama Koifman; Olga Kleinerman; Yeshayahu Talmon; Michael Elbaum; Lia Addadi; Steve Weiner; Jonathan Erez (2016). Biomineralization pathways in a foraminifer revealed using a novel correlative cryo-fluorescence-SEM-EDS technique.  Journal of Structural Biology. 196:(2)155-163.  Abstract
Giuliano Bellapadrona; Michael Elbaum (2016). Design of a Redox-Sensitive Supramolecular Protein Assembly System Operating in Live Cells.  Nano Letters. 16:(10)6231-6235.  Abstract
Thomas M. Brenner; Yevgeny Rakita; Yonatan Orr; Eugenia Klein; Michael Elbaum; David Cahen; Ayelet Vilan; Mordechai Sheves (2016). Conversion of Single Crystalline PbI2 to CH3NH3PbI3: Structural Relations and Transformation Dynamics.  Chemistry of Materials. 28:(18)6501-6510.  Abstract
Michael Elbaum; Sharon G. Wolf; Lothar Houben (2016). Cryo-scanning transmission electron tomography of biological cells.  MRS Bulletin. 41:(7)542-548.  Abstract
Inka Kirchenbuechler; David Kirchenbuechler; Michael Elbaum (2016). Correlation between cationic lipid-based transfection and cell division.  Experimental Cell Research. 345:(1)1-5.  Abstract
Shachar Sherman; David Kirchenbuechler; Dikla Nachmias; Adi Tamir; Stephan Werner; Michael Elbaum; Natalie Elia (2016). Resolving new ultrastructural features of cytokinetic abscission with soft-X-ray cryo-tomography.  Scientific Reports. 6.  Abstract

2015

Sharon G. Wolf; Peter Rez; Michael Elbaum (2015). Phosphorus detection in vitrified bacteria by cryo-STEM annular dark-field analysis.  Journal of Microscopy. 260:(2)227-233.  Abstract
David Kirchenbuechler; Yael Mutsafi; Smadar Levin-Zaidman; Ben Horowitz; Deborah Fass; Sharon G. Wolf; Michael Elbaum (2015). Cryo-STEM Tomography of Intact Vitrified Fibroblasts.  AIMS Biophysics. 2:(3)259-273.  Abstract
Giuliano Bellapadrona; S Sinkar; Helena Sabanay; V Liljestrom; M Kostiainen; Michael Elbaum (2015). Supramolecular Assembly and Coalescence of Ferritin Cages Driven by Designed Protein-Protein Interactions.  Biomacromolecules. 16:(7)2006-2011.  Abstract

2014

Nora Mellouk; Allon Weiner; Nathalie Aulner; Christine Schmitt; Michael Elbaum; Spencer L. Shorte; Anne Danckaert; Jost Enninga (2014). Shigella Subverts the Host Recycling Compartment to Rupture Its Vacuole.  Cell Host & Microbe. 16:(4)517-530.  Abstract
Sharon G. Wolf; Lothar Houben; Michael Elbaum (2014). Cryo-scanning transmission electron tomography of vitrified cells.  Nature Methods. 11:(4)423-+.  Abstract
Giuliano Bellapadrona; Michael Elbaum (2014). Supramolecular Protein Assemblies in the Nucleus of Human Cells.  Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 53:(6)1534-1537.  Abstract

2013

Sergey Kapishnikov; Allon Weiner; Eyal Shimoni; Gerd Schneider; Michael Elbaum; Leslie Leiserowitz (2013). Digestive Vacuole Membrane in Plasmodium falciparum-Infected Erythrocytes: Relevance to Templated Nucleation of Hemozoin.  Langmuir. 29:(47)14595-14602.  Abstract
Sanghyun Kim; Michael Elbaum (2013). Enzymatically Driven Transport: A Kinetic Theory for Nuclear Export.  Biophysical Journal. 105:(9)1997-2005.  Abstract
Sanghyun Kim; Michael Elbaum (2013). A Simple Kinetic Model with Explicit Predictions for Nuclear Transport.  Biophysical Journal. 105:(3)565-569.  Abstract
Noa Dahan-Pasternak; Abed Nasereddin; Netanel Kolevzon et al. (2013). PfSec13 is an unusual chromatin-associated nucleoporin of Plasmodium falciparum that is essential for parasite proliferation in human erythrocytes.  Journal of Cell Science. 126:(14)3055-3069.  Abstract [All authors]
Tanmay A. M. Bharat; David Zbaida; Miriam Eisenstein et al. (2013). Variable Internal Flexibility Characterizes the Helical Capsid Formed by Agrobacterium VirE2 Protein on Single-Stranded DNA.  Structure. 21:(7)1158-1167.  Abstract [All authors]
Allon Weiner; Sergey Kapishnikov; Eyal Shimoni; Sandra Cordes; Peter Guttmann; Gerd Schneider; Michael Elbaum (2013). Vitrification of thick samples for soft X-ray cryo-tomography by high pressure freezing.  Journal of Structural Biology. 181:(1)77-81.  Abstract

2012

Sergey Kapishnikov; Allon Weiner; Eyal Shimoni; Peter Guttmann; Gerd Schneider; Noa Dahan-Pasternak; Ron Dzikowski; Leslie Leiserowitz; Michael Elbaum (2012). Oriented nucleation of hemozoin at the digestive vacuole membrane in Plasmodium falciparum.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109:(28)11188-11193.  Abstract

2011

Allon Weiner; Noa Dahan-Pasternak; Eyal Shimoni; Vera Shinder; Huth, Palle Von Huth; Michael Elbaum; Ron Dzikowski (2011). 3D nuclear architecture reveals coupled cell cycle dynamics of chromatin and nuclear pores in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.  Cellular Microbiology. 13:(7)967-977.  Abstract

2009

Aurelie Lachish-Zalait; Corine K. Lau; Boris Fichtman; Ella Zimmerman; Amnon Harel; Michelle R. Gaylord; Douglass J. Forbes; Michael Elbaum (2009). Transportin Mediates Nuclear Entry of DNA in Vertebrate Systems.  Traffic. 10:(10)1414-1428.  Abstract
Ronen Benjamine Kopito; Michael Elbaum (2009). Nucleocytoplasmic transport: a thermodynamic mechanism.  Frontiers in Life Science. 3:(2)130-141.  Abstract
Yaron Caspi; David Zbaida; Hagai Cohen; Michael Elbaum (2009). Anomalous Diffusion of High Molecular Weight Polyisopropylacrylamide in Nanopores.  Macromolecules. 42:(3)760-767.  Abstract

2008

Svetlana Dashevskaya; Ronen Benjamine Kopito; Ran Friedman; Michael Elbaum; Bernard L. Epel (2008). Diffusion of anionic and neutral GFP derivatives through plasmodesmata in epidermal cells of Nicotiana benthamiana.  Protoplasma. 234:(4-Jan)13-23.  Abstract
Tamar Sapir; Anat Shmueli; Talia Levy; Thomas Timm; Michael Elbaum; Eva-Maria Mandelkow; Orly Reiner (2008). Antagonistic Effects of Doublecortin and MARK2/Par-1 in the Developing Cerebral Cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience. 28:(48)13008-13013.  Abstract
Yaron Caspi; David Zbaida; Hagai Cohen; Michael Elbaum (2008). Synthetic Mimic of Selective Transport Through the Nuclear Pore Complex.  Nano Letters. 8:(11)3728-3734.  Abstract
Aviv Kahana; Gilad Kenan; Mario Feingold; Michael Elbaum; Rony Granek (2008). Active transport on disordered microtubule networks: The generalized random velocity model.  Physical Review E. 78:(5)  Abstract
Orly Dym; Shira Albeck; Tamar Unger; Jossef Jacobovitch; Anna Brainzburg; Yigal Michael; Daphna Frenkiel-Krispin; Sharon G. Wolf; Michael Elbaum (2008). Crystal structure of the Agrobacterium virulence complex VirE1-VirE2 reveals a flexible protein that can accommodate different partners.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105:(32)11170-11175.  Abstract
Dana Guenoune-Gelbart; Michael Elbaum; Guy Sagi; Amit Levy; Bernard L. Epel (2008). Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) replicase and movement protein function synergistically in facilitating TMV spread by lateral diffusion in the plasmodesmal desmotubule of Nicotiana benthamiana.  Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 21:(3)335-345.  Abstract

2007

Ronen Benjamine Kopito; Michael Elbaum (2007). Reversibility in nucleocytoplasmic transport.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104:(31)12743-12748.  Abstract
Daphna Frenkiel-Krispin; Sharon G. Wolf; Shira Albeck et al. (2007). Plant transformation by Agrobacterium tumefaciens - Modulation of single-stranded DNA-VirE2 complex assembly by VirE1.  Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282:(6)3458-3464.  Abstract [All authors]

2006

Michael Elbaum (2006). Polymers in the pore.  Science. 314:(5800)766-767.

2005

C Fradin; David Zbaida; Michael Elbaum (2005). Dissociation of nuclear import cargo complexes by the protein Ran: a fluorescence correlation spectroscopy study.  Comptes Rendus Biologies. 328:(12)1073-1082.  Abstract
H Salman; A Abu-Arish; S Oliel; A Loyter; J Klafter; R Granek; Michael Elbaum (2005). Nuclear localization signal peptides induce molecular delivery along microtubules.  Biophysical Journal. 89:(3)2134-2145.  Abstract
Jx Li; Sharon G. Wolf; Michael Elbaum; T Tzfira (2005). Exploring cargo transport mechanics in the type IV secretion systems.  Trends in Microbiology. 13:(7)295-298.  Abstract
Dj Forbes; Arye (Arik) Harel; R Chan; Av Orjalo; C Lau; Aurelie Lachish-Zalait; Ella Zimmerman; Michael Elbaum (2005). The cell nucleus: Building the walls and gates.  FASEB Journal. 19:(4)A791-A791.  Abstract

2004

Reinat Nevo; Vlad Brumfeld; Michael Elbaum; P Hinterdorfer; Ziv Reich (2004). Direct discrimination between models of protein activation by single-molecule force measurements.  Biophysical Journal. 87:(4)2630-2634.  Abstract
A Abu-Arish; D Frenkiel-Krispin; T Fricke; T Tzfira; V Citovsky; Sharon G. Wolf; Michael Elbaum (2004). Three-dimensional reconstruction of Agrobacterium VirE2 protein with single-stranded DNA.  Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279:(24)25359-25363.  Abstract
Reinat Nevo; Vlad Brumfeld; Michael Elbaum; Ruti Kapon; P Hinterdorfer; Ziv Reich (2004). Allosteric control of nucleocytoplasmic transport complexes studied at the single-molecule level.  Biophysical Journal. 86:(1)180A-180A.  Abstract

2003

Arye (Arik) Harel; Rc Chan; Aurelie Lachish-Zalait; Ella Zimmerman; Michael Elbaum; Dj Forbes (2003). Importin beta negatively regulates nuclear membrane fusion and nuclear pore complex assembly.  Molecular Biology of the Cell. 14:(11)4387-4396.  Abstract
Reinat Nevo; C Stroh; F Kienberger; David Kaftan; Vlad Brumfeld; Michael Elbaum; Ziv Reich; P Hinterdorfer (2003). A molecular switch between alternative conformational states in the complex of Ran and importin beta 1.  Nature Structural Biology. 10:(7)553-557.  Abstract
B Akabayov; A Henn; Michael Elbaum; Irit Sagi (2003). RNA labeling and immobilization for nano-displacement measurement: Probing three-dimensional RNA structure.  IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience. 2:(2)70-74.  Abstract
David Zbaida; Ronit Popovitz-Biro; Aurelie Lachish-Zalait; Eugenia Klein; Ellen Wachtel; Yehiam Prior; Michael Elbaum (2003). Laser-induced direct lithography for patterning of carbon with sp(3) and sp(2) hybridization.  Advanced Functional Materials. 13:(5)412-417.  Abstract
Arye (Arik) Harel; Av Orjalo; T Vincent; Aurelie Lachish-Zalait; S Vasu; S Shah; Ella Zimmerman; Michael Elbaum; Dj Forbes (2003). Removal of a single pore subcomplex results in vertebrate nuclei devoid of nuclear pores.  Molecular Cell. 11:(4)853-864.  Abstract
C Fradin; A Abu-Arish; R Granek; Michael Elbaum (2003). Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy close to a fluctuating membrane.  Biophysical Journal. 84:(3)2005-2020.  Abstract
R Elbaum; Stephen Weiner; Rm Albert; Michael Elbaum (2003). Detection of burning of plant materials in the archaeological record by changes in the refractive indices of siliceous phytoliths.  Journal of Archaeological Science. 30:(2)217-226.  Abstract
C Fradin; Michael Elbaum (2003). In vivo mobility of proteins involved in nuclear transport studied by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy.  Multiphoton Microscopy In The Biomedical Sciences Iii. 4963:13-23.  Abstract

2002

H Salman; Yafa Gil; R Granek; Michael Elbaum (2002). Microtubules, motor proteins, and anomalous mean squared displacements.  Chemical Physics. 284:(2-Jan)389-397.  Abstract
A Caspi; R Granek; Michael Elbaum (2002). Diffusion and directed motion in cellular transport.  Physical Review E. 66:(1)  Abstract

2001

A Caspi; Orna Yeger; Inna Grosheva; Ad Bershadsky; Michael Elbaum (2001). A new dimension in retrograde flow: Centripetal movement of engulfed particles.  Biophysical Journal. 81:(4)1990-2000.  Abstract
Michael Elbaum (2001). The nuclear pore complex: biochemical machine or Maxwell demon?.  Comptes Rendus De L Academie Des Sciences Serie Iv Physique Astrophysique. 2:(6)861-870.  Abstract
Aurelie Lachish-Zalait; David Zbaida; Eugenia Klein; Michael Elbaum (2001). Direct surface patterning from solutions: Localized microchemistry using a focused laser.  Advanced Functional Materials. 11:(3)218-223.  Abstract
H Salman; David Zbaida; Y Rabin; D Chatenay; Michael Elbaum (2001). Kinetics and mechanism of DNA uptake into the cell nucleus.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98:(13)7247-7252.  Abstract
Inna Grosheva; M Shtutman; Michael Elbaum; Ad Bershadsky (2001). p120 catenin affects cell motility via modulation of activity of Rho-family GTPases: a link between cell-cell contact formation and regulation of cell locomotion.  Journal of Cell Science. 114:(4)695-707.  Abstract
H Salman; David Zbaida; Y Rabin; D Chatenay; Michael Elbaum (2001). Uptake of DNA to the cell nucleus studied by single-molecule manipulation.  Biophysical Journal. 80:(1)200A-200A.  Abstract

2000

A Caspi; R Granek; Michael Elbaum (2000). Enhanced diffusion in active intracellular transport.  Physical Review Letters. 85:(26)5655-5658.  Abstract
Inna Grosheva; M Shtutman; Michael Elbaum; Ad Bershadsky (2000). p120 catenin affects cell motility via modulation of activity of Rho-family GTPases: a link between cell-cell contact formation and regulation of cell locomotion.  Molecular Biology of the Cell. 11:181A-182A.  Abstract
Tova Volberg; Ad Bershadsky; Michael Elbaum; Adi Gazit; A Levitzki; Benjamin Geiger (2000). Disruption of microtubules in living cells by tyrphostin AG-1714.  Cytoskeleton. 45:(3)223-234.  Abstract
Tamar Sapir; David Horesh; M Caspi et al. (2000). Doublecortin mutations cluster in evolutionarily conserved functional domains.  Human Molecular Genetics. 9:(5)703-712.  Abstract [All authors]
A Chausovsky; H Waterman; Michael Elbaum; Yosef Yarden; Benjamin Geiger; Ad Bershadsky (2000). Molecular requirements for the effect of neuregulin on cell spreading, motility and colony organization.  Oncogene. 19:(7)878-888.  Abstract

1999

H Salman; David Zbaida; D Chatenay; Michael Elbaum (1999). Nuclear import of DNA studied by single-molecule manipulation.  Molecular Biology of the Cell. 10:282A-282A.  Abstract
A Caspi; Inna Grosheva; Ad Bershadsky; Michael Elbaum (1999). Retrograde particle transport on/in fibroblasts: a tracer actomyosin activity.  Molecular Biology of the Cell. 10:379A-379A.  Abstract
Dm Helfman; Et Levy; C Berthier; M Shtutman; D Riveline; Inna Grosheva; Aurelie Lachish-Zalait; Michael Elbaum; Ad Bershadsky (1999). Caldesmon inhibits nonmuscle cell contractility and interferes with the formation of focal adhesions.  Molecular Biology of the Cell. 10:(10)3097-3112.  Abstract
David Horesh; Tamar Sapir; F Francis; Sharon G. Wolf; M Caspi; Michael Elbaum; J Chelly; Orly Reiner (1999). Doublecortin, a stabilizer of microtubules.  Human Molecular Genetics. 8:(9)1599-1610.  Abstract
Michael Elbaum; A Chausovsky; Et Levy; M Shtutman; Ad Bershadsky (1999). Microtubule involvement in regulating cell contractility and adhesion-dependent signalling: a possible mechanism for polarization of cell motility.  Cell Behaviour: Control And Mechanism Of Motility. (65)147-172.  Abstract

1998

M Shtutman; D Riveline; E Arnold; A Caspi; D Helfman; Michael Elbaum; Ad Bershadsky (1998). Caldesmon inhibits cell contractility and weakens cadherin-dependent cell-cell contacts.  Molecular Biology of the Cell. 9:462A-462A.  Abstract
A Chausovsky; Michael Elbaum; Benjamin Geiger; Ad Bershadsky (1998). ErbB-3 receptor signaling mediates neuregulin-induced cell motility and morphogenesis.  Molecular Biology of the Cell. 9:290A-290A.  Abstract
A Caspi; Michael Elbaum; R Granek; A Lachish; David Zbaida (1998). Semiflexible polymer network: A view from inside.  Physical Review Letters. 80:(5)1106-1109.  Abstract

1997

Tamar Sapir; Michael Elbaum; Orly Reiner (1997). Reduction of microtubule catastrophe events by LIS1, platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase subunit.  EMBO Journal. 16:(23)6977-6984.  Abstract
Michael Elbaum; Sg Lipson; Js Wettlaufer (1997). Evaporation preempts complete wetting - Reply.  Europhysics Letters. 39:(3)343-344.