Publications from BMC3

Cell Biophysics

Biochemical  and biophysical origins of cadherin selectivity and adhesion strength. Thiery, J.P., Engl, W. Viasnoff, V. Dufour, S., Current Opinion in Cell Biology (Accepted), 2012.

Biomimetic emulsions reveal the effect of homeostatic pressure on  cell-cell adhesion. Pontani, L.L., I. Jorjadze, V. Viasnoff, and J. Brujic, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2012. 109(25): p. 9839-9844.

Easy fabrication of thin membranes with through holes. Application to protein patterning. Masters, T., W. Engl, Z.L. Weng, B. Arasi, N. Gauthier, and V. Viasnoff, PLosOne 2012.

Towards mapping mechanical tension inside cells (news and views). V. Viasnoff, Med Sci (Paris), 27,  2011.

Nanopore Single molecule detection

Rectification of the Current in α-Hemolysin Pore Depends on the Cation Type: The Alkali Series Probed by Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Experiments.S.Bhattacharya, J. Muzard, L.Payet, J. Mathe, U.Bockelmann, A.Aksimentiev, and V.Viasnoff, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115 (10), 2011.

Force fluctuations assist nanopore unzipping of DNA. V.Viasnoff , N.Chiaruttini, J.Muzard, U.Bockelmann, Journal of Physics:Condensed matter , 22, 2010.

Is the in vitro ejection of bacteriophage DNA quasi-static? A bulk to single virus study. N. Chiaruttini, M. de Frutos, E. Augarde, P. Boulanger, L. Letellier, V. Viasnoff, Biophys Journal,  99 (2), 2010.

Localized Joule heating produced by ion current focusing through micron-size holes. V. Viasnoff, U. Bockelmann, A. Meller, H. Isambert, L. Laufer and Y. Tsori, Appl Phys Lett,  96, 163701, 2010.

DNA translocation and unzipping through a nanopore: some geometrical effects., J. Muzard, M. Martinho, J. Mathé, U. Bockelmann and V. Viasnoff, Biophys Journal, 98, (10), 2010.

Probing DNA base pairing energy profiles using a nanopore. V. Viasnoff, N. Chiaruttini and U. Bockelmann, Eur Biophys J, 38, (2), 263-9, (2009).

Theoretical study of sequence-dependent nanopore unzipping of DNA. U. Bockelmann and V. Viasnoff, Biophysical Journal, 94, (7), 2716-2724, (2008).

Encoding folding paths of RNA switches. A. Xayaphoummine, V. Viasnoff, S. Harlepp and H. Isambert, Nucleic Acids Research, 35, (2), 614-622, (2007).

DNA nanomechanical switches under folding kinetics control. V. Viasnoff, A. Meller and H. Isambert, Nano Letters, 6, (1), 101-104, (2006).

Aging colloidal systems

Ageing in glassy polymers under various thermal histories. H. Montes, V. Viasnoff, S. Jurine and F. Lequeux, Journal of Statistical Mechanics-Theory and Experiment, (2006).

Cytoskeletal remodelling and slow dynamics in the living cell. P. Bursac, G. Lenormand, B. Fabry, M. Oliver, D. A. Weitz, V. Viasnoff, J. P. Butler and J. J. Fredberg, Nature Materials, 4, (7), 557-561, (2005).

Nanopore unzipping of individual DNA hairpin molecules. J. Mathe, H. Visram, V. Viasnoff, Y. Rabin and A. Meller, Biophysical Journal, 87, (5), 3205-3212, (2004).

How are colloidal suspensions that age rejuvenated by strain application?. V. Viasnoff, S. Jurine and F. Lequeux, Faraday Discussions, 123, 253-266, (2003).

Multispeckle diffusing-wave spectroscopy: A tool to study slow relaxation and time-dependent dynamics. V. Viasnoff, F. Lequeux and D. J. Pine, Review of Scientific Instruments, 73, (6), 2336-2344, (2002).

Rejuvenation and overaging in a colloidal glass under shear. V. Viasnoff and F. Lequeux, Physical Review Letters, 89, (6), (2002).

Unzipping DNA with optical tweezers: high sequence sensitivity and force flips. U. Bockelmann, P. Thomen, B. Essevaz-Roulet, V. Viasnoff and F. Heslot, Biophysical Journal, 82, (3), 1537-1553, (2002).

Recent advances in DWS-based micro-rheology. J. L. Harden and V. Viasnoff, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 6, (5-6), 438-445, (2001).

Aging behavior of Laponite clay particle suspensions. A. Knaebel, M. Bellour, J. P. Munch, V. Viasnoff, F. Lequeux and J. L. Harden, Europhysics Letters, 52, (1), 73-79, (2000).

Compliance of actin filament networks measured by particle-tracking microrheology and diffusing wave spectroscopy. J. Y. Xu, V. Viasnoff and D. Wirtz, Rheologica Acta, 37, (4), 387-398, (1998).

Book Chapter

Hiking through the Glassy phase: physics beyond aging. L. Berthier, V. Viasnoff, O. White, V. Orlyantchik and F. Krazakalas, Slow relaxations and out of equilibrium dynamics in condensed matter physics., Les Houches, 721-742,  (2003).


Procédé de détection d'un ADN circularisé, utilisation pour la détection de mutations. I. Cissé, V. Viasnoff and U. Bockelmann, (2009).

New culture substrates for Hepatocytes. Q.Li, V.Viasnoff, Provisional patent 2012 GB1213654.5.