Ann-Sofie Cans

1. Measurement of the dynamics of exocytosis and vesicle retrieval at cell populations using a quartz crystal microbalance. Cans A-S., Höök F., Shupliakov O., Ewing A. G., Eriksson P., Brodin L., and Orwar O.* Anal Chem, 2001, 73: 5805-5811.

2. Molecular Engineering: Networks of nanotubes and containers. Karlsson A., Karlsson R., Karlsson M., Cans A-S., Stromberg A., Ryttsen F. and Orwar O.* Nature, 2001, 409: 150-152.

3. Micropipette-assisted formation of microscopic networks of unilamellar lipid bilayer nanotubes and containers. M. Karlsson, K. Sott, Cans A-S., Karlsson A., Karlsson R. and Orwar O.* Langmuir, 2001, 17: 6754-6758.

4. Formation of geometrically complex lipid nanotube-vesicle networks of higher order topologies. Karlsson M., Sott K., Davidson M., Cans A-S., Linderholm P. and Orwar O.* Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2002, 99: 11573-11578.

5. Moving-wall-driven flows in nanofluidic systems. Karlsson R., Karlsson M., Karlsson A., Cans A-S., Bergenholz J., Akerman B., Ewing A. G., Voinova M., and Orwar O.* Langmuir, 2002, 18: 4186-4190.

6. Artificial cells: unique insights into exocytosis using liposomes and lipid nanotubes. Cans A-S., Wittenberg N., Karlsson R., Sombers L., Karlsson M., Orwar O. and Ewing A. G.* Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2003, 100: 400-404.

7. Amperometric detection of exocytosis in an artificial synapse. Cans A-S., Wittenberg N., Eves D., Karlsson R., Karlsson A., Orwar O. and Ewing A. G.* Anal Chem., 2003, 75: 4168-4175.

8. The effects of vesicular volume on secretion through the fusion pore in exocytotic release from PC12 cells. Sombers L. A., Hanchar H. J., Colliver T. L., Wittenberg N., Cans A-S., Arbault S., Amatore C., and Ewing A. G.* J Neurosci., 2004, 24:303-309.

9. The application of microelectrodes to the study of exocytosis. Wittenberg N., Maxson M. M., Eves D., Cans A-S., and Ewing A. G.* in “Electrochemical Methods in Neuroscience”, A. M. Michael and L. M. Borland, Eds., CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2006.

10. Synthesis and characterization of enzyme–Au bioconjugates: HRP and fluorescein-labeled HRP. Cans A-S., Dean S. L., Reyes F., and Keating C. D.* Nanobiotechnology, 2007, 3:12-22.

11. Budding and asymmetric protein microcompartmentation in giant vesicles containing two aqueous phases. Long M. S., Cans A-S., and Keating C. D.* J Am Chem Soc., 2008, 130: 756-62.

12. Positioning lipid membrane domains in giant vesicles by micro-organization of aqueous cytoplasm mimic. Cans A-S., Andes-Koback M. and Keating C. D.* J Am Chem Soc., 2008, 130: 7400-06.

13. Steady state electrochemical determination of lipidic nanotube diameter utilizing an artificial cell model. Adams K. L., Engelbrektsson J., Voinova M., Zhang B., Eves D., Karlsson R., Heien M., Cans A-S. and Ewing A. G.* Anal Chem., 2010, 82: 1020-26.

14. Analytical approaches to investigate transmitter content and release from single secretory vesicles. Omiatek D. M., Cans A-S., Heien M. L., and Ewing A. G. *. Anal Bioanal Chem., 2010, 397: 3269-79.

15. Electrochemical Probes for Spatial Detection of Exocytosis and Vesicles. Mellander L., Cans A-S., and Ewing A.G.* Chem Phys Chem., 2010, 11, 2756-63.

16. Mechanics of lipid bilayer junctions affecting the size of a connecting lipid nanotube. Karlsson R., Kurczy M., Grzhibovskis R., Adams K. L., Engelbrektsson J., Ewing A. G., Cans A-S., and Voinova M.* Nanoscale Research Letters, 2011, 6:421.

17. Highlights of twenty years of electrochemical measurements of exocytosis at cells and artificial cells. Cans A-S. and Ewing A. G.* J Solid State Electrochemistry, 2011, 15:1437-50.

18. Analytical tools to monitor exocytosis: a focus on new fluorescent probes and methods. Keighron J. D., Ewing A. G. and Cans A-S. *. Analyst, 2012,137(8):1755-63.

19. Carbon-ring microelectrode arrays for electrochemical imaging of single cell exocytosis: fabrication and characterization. Lin Y., Trouillon R., Svensson M., Keighron J., Cans A-S. and Ewing A.G.* Anal Chem. 2012 84(6):2949-54.

20. Highlights of recent electrochemical measurements in living systems. Trouillon R., Berglund C., Svensson M., Cans A-S. and Ewing A.G.* Electrochim Acta. 2012, 84: 84-95.

21. A Functioning Artificial Secretory Cell. Simonsson L., Kurzcy M.E., Trouillon R., Höök F., and Cans A-S.* Nature Scientific Reports, 2012, 2: 824.

22. The real catecholamine content of secretory vesicles in the CNS revealed by electrochemical cytometry. Omiatek D., Bressler A.J., Cans A-S, Andrews A.M., Heien M.L. and Ewing A.G.* Nature Scientific Reports, 2013, 3: 1447.

23. Composition based strategies for controlling radii in lipid nanotubes. Kurczy M.E., Mellander L.J., Najafinobar N., and Cans A-S *. “PLoS One, 2014, 9 (1) 81293.

24. Two modes of exocytosis in an artificial cell. Mellander L.J, Kurczy M.E., Najafinobar N., Dunevall J., Ewing A.G. and Cans A-S.* Nature Scientific Reports., 2014, 4: 3847

25. Co-immobilization of Acetylcholine esterase and Choline oxidase to gold nanoparticles: stoichiometry, activity and reaction efficiency. Keighron J. D., Åkesson S.and Cans A-S.*. Langmuir, 2014, 30:11348-55.

27. Amperometric Detection of Single Vesicle Acetylcholine Release Events from an Artificial Cell. Keighron J.D, Wigström J., Kurzcy M.E, Bergman J., Wang Y. and Cans A-S.* ACS Neuroscience, 2015, 6:181-88.

28. Characterizing the catecholamine content of single mammalian vesicles by collision-adsorption events at an electrode. Dunevall J., Fathali H., Najafinobar N. Lovric J., Wigström J., Cans A-S. and Ewing. A. G.* J Am Chem Soc 2015 137 4344-6.

29. Lithographic Microfabrication of a 16-Electrode Array on a Probe Tip for High Spatial Resolution Electrochemical Localization of Exocytosis. Wigström J., Dunevall J., NajafinobarN., Lovric J., Ewing A.G. and Cans A-S.* Anal Chem 2016, 88(4): 2080-7.

30. The Evidence for Open and Closed Exocytosis as the Primary Release Mechanism. LM. E Kurzcy, L. J Mellander, J. Keighron. A-S Cans and A. G. Ewing. Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics 2016, 49, e12.

31. Cholesterol Alters the Dynamics of Release in Protein Independent Cell Models for Exocytosis” Najafinobar N., Mellander L. J., Kurczy M. E., Dunevall J.,Angerer T. B., Fletcher J. S. and Cans A-S.*Nature Scientific Reports 2016633702.

32. Excited Fluorophores Enhance the Opening of Vesicles at Electrode Surfaces in Vesicle Electrochemical Cytometry. Najafinobar N., Lovric J., Majdi S., Dunevall  J., Cans A-S. and Ewing A.G.*Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 15305-9.

33. Extracellular osmotic stress reduces the vesicle size while keeping a constant neurotransmitter concentration. Fathali H., Dunevall J., Majdi S., and Cans A-S.* ACS Chem Neuroscience. ACS Chem. Neurosci., 2017, 8 (2), 368–375.

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