Last Name

Fredric Cohen

InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentPhysiology and Biophysics
Address1750 West Harrison St
Chicago IL 60612
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    My Scopus ID is 7202942007.
    My NIH COMMONS name is FCOHEN.

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    Viral molecular mechanisms, cholesterol regulation.

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    PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook

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    1. Ayuyan AG, Cohen FS. The Chemical Potential of Plasma Membrane Cholesterol: Implications for Cell Biology. Biophys J. 2018 Feb 27; 114(4):904-918. PMID: 29490250.
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    2. Chlanda P, Mekhedov E, Waters H, Schwartz CL, Fischer ER, Ryham RJ, Cohen FS, Blank PS, Zimmerberg J. The hemifusion structure induced by influenza virus haemagglutinin is determined by physical properties of the target membranes. Nat Microbiol. 2016 04 18; 1(6):16050. PMID: 27572837.
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    3. Ryham RJ, Klotz TS, Yao L, Cohen FS. Calculating Transition Energy Barriers and Characterizing Activation States for Steps of Fusion. Biophys J. 2016 Mar 08; 110(5):1110-24. PMID: 26958888; PMCID: PMC4788739 [Available on 03/08/17].
    4. Cohen FS. How Viruses Invade Cells. Biophys J. 2016 Mar 08; 110(5):1028-32. PMID: 26958878; PMCID: PMC4788752 [Available on 03/08/17].
    5. Galimzyanov TR, Molotkovsky RJ, Cohen FS, Pohl P, Akimov SA. Galimzyanov et al. Reply. Phys Rev Lett. 2016 Feb 19; 116(7):079802. PMID: 26943563; PMCID: PMC4815921.
    6. Markosyan RM, Miao C, Zheng YM, Melikyan GB, Liu SL, Cohen FS. Induction of Cell-Cell Fusion by Ebola Virus Glycoprotein: Low pH Is Not a Trigger. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jan; 12(1):e1005373. PMID: 26730950.
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    7. Miao C, Li M, Zheng YM, Cohen FS, Liu SL. Cell-cell contact promotes Ebola virus GP-mediated infection. Virology. 2016 Jan 15; 488:202-15. PMID: 26655238; PMCID: PMC4744524 [Available on 01/15/17].
    8. Galimzyanov TR, Molotkovsky RJ, Bozdaganyan ME, Cohen FS, Pohl P, Akimov SA. Elastic Membrane Deformations Govern Interleaflet Coupling of Lipid-Ordered Domains. Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Aug 21; 115(8):088101. PMID: 26340212; PMCID: PMC4750487.
    9. Cohen FS, Ryham RJ. The aqueous viscous drag of a contracting open surface. Phys Fluids (1994). 2014 Feb; 26(2):023101. PMID: 24711690.
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    10. Ryham RJ, Ward MA, Cohen FS. Teardrop shapes minimize bending energy of fusion pores connecting planar bilayers. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2013 Dec; 88(6):062701. PMID: 24483480; PMCID: PMC4343043.
    11. Markosyan RM, Cohen FS. The transmembrane domain and acidic lipid flip-flop regulates voltage-dependent fusion mediated by class II and III viral proteins. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e76174. PMID: 24124539; PMCID: PMC3790697.
    12. Li K, Markosyan RM, Zheng YM, Golfetto O, Bungart B, Li M, Ding S, He Y, Liang C, Lee JC, Gratton E, Cohen FS, Liu SL. IFITM proteins restrict viral membrane hemifusion. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Jan; 9(1):e1003124. PMID: 23358889; PMCID: PMC3554583.
    13. Ryham R, Berezovik I, Cohen FS. Aqueous viscosity is the primary source of friction in lipidic pore dynamics. Biophys J. 2011 Dec 21; 101(12):2929-38. PMID: 22208191; PMCID: PMC3244058.
    14. Leung MY, Cohen FS. Increasing hydrophobicity of residues in an anti-HIV-1 Env peptide synergistically improves potency. Biophys J. 2011 Apr 20; 100(8):1960-8. PMID: 21504732; PMCID: PMC3077694.
    15. Cohen FS, Taslidere E, Murthy S. On-the-fly detection of changes on and below the surface in epithelium mucosal tissue architecture from scattered light. J Biophotonics. 2011 Apr; 4(4):252-67. PMID: 20648519.
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    16. Cohen FS, Andersen OS. Cells on the MEND: exploring the role of lipidic forces in membrane trafficking. J Gen Physiol. 2011 Feb; 137(2):133-6. PMID: 21242298; PMCID: PMC3032371.
    17. Cohen FS, Taslidere E, Murthy S. Can we see epithelium tissue structure below the surface using an optical probe? Med Biol Eng Comput. 2011 Jan; 49(1):85-96. PMID: 20809187.
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    18. Markosyan RM, Cohen FS. Negative potentials across biological membranes promote fusion by class II and class III viral proteins. Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Jun 15; 21(12):2001-12. PMID: 20427575; PMCID: PMC2883944.
    19. Markosyan RM, Leung MY, Cohen FS. The six-helix bundle of human immunodeficiency virus Env controls pore formation and enlargement and is initiated at residues proximal to the hairpin turn. J Virol. 2009 Oct; 83(19):10048-57. PMID: 19625396; PMCID: PMC2748045.
    20. Cohen FS, Taslidere E, Hari DS, Murthy S. Stochastic decomposition method for modeling the scattered signal reflected of mucosal tissues. J Biomed Opt. 2008 Sep-Oct; 13(5):054039. PMID: 19021419.
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    21. Akimov SA, Frolov VA, Kuzmin PI, Zimmerberg J, Chizmadzhev YA, Cohen FS. Domain formation in membranes caused by lipid wetting of protein. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2008 May; 77(5 Pt 1):051901. PMID: 18643096.
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    22. Taslidere E, Cohen FS, Georgiou G. Classification of simulated hyperplastic stages in the breast ducts based on ultrasound RF echo. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2008 Jan; 55(1):50-63. PMID: 18334313.
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    23. Ayuyan AG, Cohen FS. Raft composition at physiological temperature and pH in the absence of detergents. Biophys J. 2008 Apr 01; 94(7):2654-66. PMID: 17993486; PMCID: PMC2267110.
    24. Markosyan RM, Kielian M, Cohen FS. Fusion induced by a class II viral fusion protein, semliki forest virus E1, is dependent on the voltage of the target cell. J Virol. 2007 Oct; 81(20):11218-25. PMID: 17686870; PMCID: PMC2045574.
    25. Akimov SA, Kuzmin PI, Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS. Lateral tension increases the line tension between two domains in a lipid bilayer membrane. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2007 Jan; 75(1 Pt 1):011919. PMID: 17358196.
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    26. Ayuyan AG, Cohen FS. Lipid peroxides promote large rafts: effects of excitation of probes in fluorescence microscopy and electrochemical reactions during vesicle formation. Biophys J. 2006 Sep 15; 91(6):2172-83. PMID: 16815906; PMCID: PMC1557570.
    27. Frolov VA, Chizmadzhev YA, Cohen FS, Zimmerberg J. "Entropic traps" in the kinetics of phase separation in multicomponent membranes stabilize nanodomains. Biophys J. 2006 Jul 01; 91(1):189-205. PMID: 16617071; PMCID: PMC1479072.
    28. Taslidere E, Cohen FS, Georgiou G. Classification of the stages of hyperplasia in breast ducts by analyzing different depths and segmentation of ultrasound breast scans into ductal areas. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006; 1:2396-9. PMID: 17946958.
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    29. Taslidere E, Cohen FS. Stochastic decomposition method for detection of epithelium dysplasia and inflammation using white light spectroscopy imaging. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006; 1:1956-9. PMID: 17946925.
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    30. Markosyan RM, Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. Time-resolved imaging of HIV-1 Env-mediated lipid and content mixing between a single virion and cell membrane. Mol Biol Cell. 2005 Dec; 16(12):5502-13. PMID: 16195349; PMCID: PMC1289397.
    31. Mkrtchyan SR, Markosyan RM, Eadon MT, Moore JP, Melikyan GB, Cohen FS. Ternary complex formation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Env, CD4, and chemokine receptor captured as an intermediate of membrane fusion. J Virol. 2005 Sep; 79(17):11161-9. PMID: 16103167; PMCID: PMC1193594.
    32. Abrahamyan LG, Mkrtchyan SR, Binley J, Lu M, Melikyan GB, Cohen FS. The cytoplasmic tail slows the folding of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Env from a late prebundle configuration into the six-helix bundle. J Virol. 2005 Jan; 79(1):106-15. PMID: 15596806; PMCID: PMC538707.
    33. Kuzmin PI, Akimov SA, Chizmadzhev YA, Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS. Line tension and interaction energies of membrane rafts calculated from lipid splay and tilt. Biophys J. 2005 Feb; 88(2):1120-33. PMID: 15542550; PMCID: PMC1305117.
    34. Markosyan RM, Bates P, Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. A study of low pH-induced refolding of Env of avian sarcoma and leukosis virus into a six-helix bundle. Biophys J. 2004 Nov; 87(5):3291-8. PMID: 15339808; PMCID: PMC1304797.
    35. Cohen FS, Pintavirooj C. Invariant surface alignment in the presence of affine and some nonlinear transformations. Med Image Anal. 2004 Jun; 8(2):151-64. PMID: 15063864.
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    36. Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. The energetics of membrane fusion from binding, through hemifusion, pore formation, and pore enlargement. J Membr Biol. 2004 May 01; 199(1):1-14. PMID: 15366419.
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    37. Melikyan GB, Barnard RJ, Markosyan RM, Young JA, Cohen FS. Low pH is required for avian sarcoma and leukosis virus Env-induced hemifusion and fusion pore formation but not for pore growth. J Virol. 2004 Apr; 78(7):3753-62. PMID: 15016895; PMCID: PMC371058.
    38. Borrego-Diaz E, Peeples ME, Markosyan RM, Melikyan GB, Cohen FS. Completion of trimeric hairpin formation of influenza virus hemagglutinin promotes fusion pore opening and enlargement. Virology. 2003 Nov 25; 316(2):234-44. PMID: 14644606.
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    39. Donohue KD, Huang L, Georgiou G, Cohen FS, Piccoli CW, Forsberg F. Malignant and benign breast tissue classification performance using a scatterer structure preclassifier. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2003 Jun; 50(6):724-9. PMID: 12839186.
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    40. Abrahamyan LG, Markosyan RM, Moore JP, Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Env with an intersubunit disulfide bond engages coreceptors but requires bond reduction after engagement to induce fusion. J Virol. 2003 May; 77(10):5829-36. PMID: 12719576; PMCID: PMC154041.
    41. Markosyan RM, Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. HIV-1 envelope proteins complete their folding into six-helix bundles immediately after fusion pore formation. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Mar; 14(3):926-38. PMID: 12631714; PMCID: PMC151570.
    42. Samsonov AV, Chatterjee PK, Razinkov VI, Eng CH, Kielian M, Cohen FS. Effects of membrane potential and sphingolipid structures on fusion of Semliki Forest virus. J Virol. 2002 Dec; 76(24):12691-702. PMID: 12438595; PMCID: PMC136663.
    43. Markosyan RM, Ma X, Lu M, Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. The mechanism of inhibition of HIV-1 env-mediated cell-cell fusion by recombinant cores of gp41 ectodomain. Virology. 2002 Oct 10; 302(1):174-84. PMID: 12429526.
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    44. Zhang C, Cohen FS. 3-D face structure extraction and recognition from images using 3-D morphing and distance mapping. IEEE Trans Image Process. 2002; 11(11):1249-59. PMID: 18249695.
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    45. Sohn N, Aronoff JS, Cohen FS, Weinstein MA. Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization is an alternative to operative hemorrhoidectomy. Am J Surg. 2001 Nov; 182(5):515-9. PMID: 11754861.
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    46. Samsonov AV, Mihalyov I, Cohen FS. Characterization of cholesterol-sphingomyelin domains and their dynamics in bilayer membranes. Biophys J. 2001 Sep; 81(3):1486-500. PMID: 11509362; PMCID: PMC1301627.
    47. Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. Implications of a fusion peptide structure. Nat Struct Biol. 2001 Aug; 8(8):653-5. PMID: 11473245.
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    48. Kuzmin PI, Zimmerberg J, Chizmadzhev YA, Cohen FS. A quantitative model for membrane fusion based on low-energy intermediates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jun 19; 98(13):7235-40. PMID: 11404463; PMCID: PMC34652.
    49. Georgiou G, Cohen FS, Piccoli CW, Forsberg F, Goldberg BB. Tissue characterization using the continuous wavelet transform. Part II: Application on breast RF data. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2001 Mar; 48(2):364-73. PMID: 11370350.
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    50. Georgiou G, Cohen FS. Tissue characterization using the continuous wavelet transform. Part I: Decomposition method. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2001 Mar; 48(2):355-63. PMID: 11370349.
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    51. Markosyan RM, Melikyan GB, Cohen FS. Evolution of intermediates of influenza virus hemagglutinin-mediated fusion revealed by kinetic measurements of pore formation. Biophys J. 2001 Feb; 80(2):812-21. PMID: 11159448; PMCID: PMC1301279.
    52. Razinkov VI, Cohen FS. Sterols and sphingolipids strongly affect the growth of fusion pores induced by the hemagglutinin of influenza virus. Biochemistry. 2000 Nov 07; 39(44):13462-8. PMID: 11063582.
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    53. Melikyan GB, Markosyan RM, Roth MG, Cohen FS. A point mutation in the transmembrane domain of the hemagglutinin of influenza virus stabilizes a hemifusion intermediate that can transit to fusion. Mol Biol Cell. 2000 Nov; 11(11):3765-75. PMID: 11071905; PMCID: PMC15035.
    54. Melikyan GB, Markosyan RM, Hemmati H, Delmedico MK, Lambert DM, Cohen FS. Evidence that the transition of HIV-1 gp41 into a six-helix bundle, not the bundle configuration, induces membrane fusion. J Cell Biol. 2000 Oct 16; 151(2):413-23. PMID: 11038187; PMCID: PMC2192659.
    55. Chizmadzhev YA, Kuzmin PI, Kumenko DA, Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS. Dynamics of fusion pores connecting membranes of different tensions. Biophys J. 2000 May; 78(5):2241-56. PMID: 10777723; PMCID: PMC1300816.
    56. Markosyan RM, Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. The lipid-anchored ectodomain of influenza virus hemagglutinin (GPI-HA) is capable of inducing nonenlarging fusion pores. Mol Biol Cell. 2000 Apr; 11(4):1143-52. PMID: 10749920; PMCID: PMC14837.
    57. Aronoff JS, Korelitz BI, Sohn N, Ky A, Rajapakse R, Weinstein MA, Cohen FS. Anorectal Crohn's disease: surgical and medical management. BioDrugs. 2000 Feb; 13(2):95-105. PMID: 18034516.
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    58. Melikyan GB, Markosyan RM, Brener SA, Rozenberg Y, Cohen FS. Role of the cytoplasmic tail of ecotropic moloney murine leukemia virus Env protein in fusion pore formation. J Virol. 2000 Jan; 74(1):447-55. PMID: 10590134; PMCID: PMC111556.
    59. Razinkov VI, Melikyan GB, Cohen FS. Hemifusion between cells expressing hemagglutinin of influenza virus and planar membranes can precede the formation of fusion pores that subsequently fully enlarge. Biophys J. 1999 Dec; 77(6):3144-51. PMID: 10585935; PMCID: PMC1300584.
    60. Markosyan RM, Melikyan GB, Cohen FS. Tension of membranes expressing the hemagglutinin of influenza virus inhibits fusion. Biophys J. 1999 Aug; 77(2):943-52. PMID: 10423439; PMCID: PMC1300385.
    61. Qiao H, Armstrong RT, Melikyan GB, Cohen FS, White JM. A specific point mutant at position 1 of the influenza hemagglutinin fusion peptide displays a hemifusion phenotype. Mol Biol Cell. 1999 Aug; 10(8):2759-69. PMID: 10436026; PMCID: PMC25511.
    62. Melikyan GB, Lin S, Roth MG, Cohen FS. Amino acid sequence requirements of the transmembrane and cytoplasmic domains of influenza virus hemagglutinin for viable membrane fusion. Mol Biol Cell. 1999 Jun; 10(6):1821-36. PMID: 10359599; PMCID: PMC25377.
    63. Chizmadzhev YA, Kumenko DA, Kuzmin PI, Chernomordik LV, Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS. Lipid flow through fusion pores connecting membranes of different tensions. Biophys J. 1999 Jun; 76(6):2951-65. PMID: 10354423; PMCID: PMC1300267.
    64. Razinkov V, Martin I, Turco SJ, Cohen FS, Ruysschaert JM, Epand RM. Relationship of membrane sidedness to the effects of the lipophosphoglycan of Leishmania donovani on the fusion of influenza virus. Eur J Biochem. 1999 Jun; 262(3):890-9. PMID: 10411653.
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    65. Yang Z, Cohen FS. Image registration and object recognition using affine invariants and convex hulls. IEEE Trans Image Process. 1999; 8(7):934-46. PMID: 18267506.
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    66. Ali WS, Cohen FS. Registering coronal histological 2-D sections of a rat brain with coronal sections of a 3-D brain atlas using geometric curve invariants and B-spline representation. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1998 Dec; 17(6):957-66. PMID: 10048852.
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    67. Razinkov VI, Melikyan GB, Epand RM, Epand RF, Cohen FS. Effects of spontaneous bilayer curvature on influenza virus-mediated fusion pores. J Gen Physiol. 1998 Oct; 112(4):409-22. PMID: 9758860; PMCID: PMC2229431.
    68. Cohen FS, Melikyan GB. Methodologies in the study of cell-cell fusion. Methods. 1998 Oct; 16(2):215-26. PMID: 9790869.
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    69. Cohen FS, Yang Z, Huang Z, Nissanov J. Automatic matching of homologous histological sections. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1998 May; 45(5):642-9. PMID: 9581063.
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    70. Georgiou G, Cohen FS. Erratum: correction to: "unsupervised segmentation of RF echo into regions with different scattering characteristics", vol. 45, no. 3, p. 779. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 1998; 45(6):1573-5. PMID: 18250005.
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    71. Georgiou G, Cohen FS. Unsupervised segmentation of RF echo into regions with different scattering characteristics. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 1998; 45(3):779-87. PMID: 18244229.
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    72. Georgiou G, Cohen FS. Statistical characterization of diffuse scattering in ultrasound images. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 1998; 45(1):57-64. PMID: 18244158.
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    73. Razinkov VI, Hernandez-Jimenez EI, Mikhalyov II, Cohen FS, Molotkovsky JG. New fluorescent lysolipids: preparation and selective labeling of inner liposome leaflet. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1997 Oct 02; 1329(1):149-58. PMID: 9370252.
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    74. Melikyan GB, Jin H, Lamb RA, Cohen FS. The role of the cytoplasmic tail region of influenza virus hemagglutinin in formation and growth of fusion pores. Virology. 1997 Aug 18; 235(1):118-28. PMID: 9300043.
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    75. Melikyan GB, Brener SA, Ok DC, Cohen FS. Inner but not outer membrane leaflets control the transition from glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored influenza hemagglutinin-induced hemifusion to full fusion. J Cell Biol. 1997 Mar 10; 136(5):995-1005. PMID: 9060465; PMCID: PMC2132481.
    76. Cohen FS, Georgiou G, Halpern EJ. WOLD decomposition of the backscatter echo in ultrasound images of soft tissue organs. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 1997; 44(2):460-72. PMID: 18244144.
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    77. Hernandez-Jimenez EI, Razinkov VI, Mikhalyov II, Kozminykh AV, Cohen FS, Molotkovsky JG. Selective labeling of the inner liposome leaflet by fluorescent lipid probes, and studies of liposome fusion with influenza virus. Membr Cell Biol. 1997; 11(4):515-27. PMID: 9553939.
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    78. Melikyan GB, Deriy BN, Ok DC, Cohen FS. Voltage-dependent translocation of R18 and DiI across lipid bilayers leads to fluorescence changes. Biophys J. 1996 Nov; 71(5):2680-91. PMID: 8913605; PMCID: PMC1233754.
    79. Cohen FS. Voltage drives a long segment of polar residues of colicins across membranes. J Gen Physiol. 1996 Mar; 107(3):307-10. PMID: 8868043; PMCID: PMC2216998.
    80. Niles WD, Silvius JR, Cohen FS. Resonance energy transfer imaging of phospholipid vesicle interaction with a planar phospholipid membrane: undulations and attachment sites in the region of calcium-mediated membrane--membrane adhesion. J Gen Physiol. 1996 Mar; 107(3):329-51. PMID: 8868046; PMCID: PMC2217000.
    81. Huang Z, Cohen FS. Affine-invariant B-spline moments for curve matching. IEEE Trans Image Process. 1996; 5(10):1473-80. PMID: 18290064.
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    82. White JM, Danieli T, Henis YI, Melikyan G, Cohen FS. Membrane fusion by the influenza hemagglutinin: the fusion pore. Soc Gen Physiol Ser. 1996; 51:223-9. PMID: 8809946.
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    83. Chizmadzhev YA, Cohen FS, Shcherbakov A, Zimmerberg J. Membrane mechanics can account for fusion pore dilation in stages. Biophys J. 1995 Dec; 69(6):2489-500. PMID: 8599655; PMCID: PMC1236486.
    84. Melikyan GB, White JM, Cohen FS. GPI-anchored influenza hemagglutinin induces hemifusion to both red blood cell and planar bilayer membranes. J Cell Biol. 1995 Nov; 131(3):679-91. PMID: 7593189; PMCID: PMC2120621.
    85. Melikyan GB, Niles WD, Ratinov VA, Karhanek M, Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS. Comparison of transient and successful fusion pores connecting influenza hemagglutinin expressing cells to planar membranes. J Gen Physiol. 1995 Nov; 106(5):803-19. PMID: 8648293; PMCID: PMC2229290.
    86. Melikyan GB, Niles WD, Cohen FS. The fusion kinetics of influenza hemagglutinin expressing cells to planar bilayer membranes is affected by HA density and host cell surface. J Gen Physiol. 1995 Nov; 106(5):783-802. PMID: 8648292; PMCID: PMC2229285.
    87. Cohen FS, Huang Z, Yang Z. Invariant matching and identification of curves using B-splines curve representation. IEEE Trans Image Process. 1995; 4(1):1-10. PMID: 18289954.
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    88. Cramer WA, Heymann JB, Schendel SL, Deriy BN, Cohen FS, Elkins PA, Stauffacher CV. Structure-function of the channel-forming colicins. Annu Rev Biophys Biomol Struct. 1995; 24:611-41. PMID: 7545041.
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    89. Melikyan GB, Niles WD, Peeples ME, Cohen FS. Influenza hemagglutinin-mediated fusion pores connecting cells to planar membranes: flickering to final expansion. J Gen Physiol. 1993 Dec; 102(6):1131-49. PMID: 8133242; PMCID: PMC2229191.
    90. Melikyan GB, Niles WD, Cohen FS. Influenza virus hemagglutinin-induced cell-planar bilayer fusion: quantitative dissection of fusion pore kinetics into stages. J Gen Physiol. 1993 Dec; 102(6):1151-70. PMID: 8133243; PMCID: PMC2229187.
    91. Niles WD, Cohen FS. Single event recording shows that docking onto receptor alters the kinetics of membrane fusion mediated by influenza hemagglutinin. Biophys J. 1993 Jul; 65(1):171-6. PMID: 8369426; PMCID: PMC1225712.
    92. Curran MJ, Cohen FS, Chandler DE, Munson PJ, Zimmerberg J. Exocytotic fusion pores exhibit semi-stable states. J Membr Biol. 1993 Apr; 133(1):61-75. PMID: 8320720.
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    93. Cohen FS, Niles WD. Reconstituting channels into planar membranes: a conceptual framework and methods for fusing vesicles to planar bilayer phospholipid membranes. Methods Enzymol. 1993; 220:50-68. PMID: 7688845.
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    94. Niles WD, Li Q, Cohen FS. Computer detection of the rapid diffusion of fluorescent membrane fusion markers in images observed with video microscopy. Biophys J. 1992 Sep; 63(3):710-22. PMID: 1420909; PMCID: PMC1262204.
    95. Cramer WA, Zhang YL, Schendel S, Merrill AR, Song HY, Stauffacher CV, Cohen FS. Dynamic properties of the colicin E1 ion channel. FEMS Microbiol Immunol. 1992 Sep; 5(1-3):71-81. PMID: 1384599.
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    96. Niles WD, Cohen FS. Fusion of influenza virions with a planar lipid membrane detected by video fluorescence microscopy. J Gen Physiol. 1991 Jun; 97(6):1101-19. PMID: 1875185; PMCID: PMC2216512.
    97. Niles WD, Cohen FS. The role of N-acetylneuraminic (sialic) acid in the pH dependence of influenza virion fusion with planar phospholipid membranes. J Gen Physiol. 1991 Jun; 97(6):1121-40. PMID: 1875186; PMCID: PMC2216513.
    98. Song HY, Cohen FS, Cramer WA. Membrane topography of ColE1 gene products: the hydrophobic anchor of the colicin E1 channel is a helical hairpin. J Bacteriol. 1991 May; 173(9):2927-34. PMID: 1708383; PMCID: PMC207875.
    99. Zimmerberg J, Curran M, Cohen FS. A lipid/protein complex hypothesis for exocytotic fusion pore formation. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1991; 635:307-17. PMID: 1741589.
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    100. Niles WD, Cohen FS. Video microscopy studies of vesicle-planar membrane adhesion and fusion. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1991; 635:273-84. PMID: 1683752.
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    101. Merrill AR, Cohen FS, Cramer WA. On the nature of the structural change of the colicin E1 channel peptide necessary for its translocation-competent state. Biochemistry. 1990 Jun 19; 29(24):5829-36. PMID: 2200517.
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    102. Cramer WA, Cohen FS, Merrill AR, Song HY. Structure and dynamics of the colicin E1 channel. Mol Microbiol. 1990 Apr; 4(4):519-26. PMID: 1693745.
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    103. Niles WD, Peeples ME, Cohen FS. Kinetics of virus-induced hemolysis measured for single erythrocytes. Virology. 1990 Feb; 174(2):593-8. PMID: 2154891.
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    104. Shirabe K, Cohen FS, Xu S, Peterson AA, Shiver JW, Nakazawa A, Cramer WA. Decrease of anion selectivity caused by mutation of Thr501 and Gly502 to Glu in the hydrophobic domain of the colicin E1 channel. J Biol Chem. 1989 Feb 05; 264(4):1951-7. PMID: 2563369.
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    105. Cohen FS, Niles WD, Akabas MH. Fusion of phospholipid vesicles with a planar membrane depends on the membrane permeability of the solute used to create the osmotic pressure. J Gen Physiol. 1989 Feb; 93(2):201-10. PMID: 2539429; PMCID: PMC2216210.
    106. Niles WD, Cohen FS, Finkelstein A. Hydrostatic pressures developed by osmotically swelling vesicles bound to planar membranes. J Gen Physiol. 1989 Feb; 93(2):211-44. PMID: 2467961; PMCID: PMC2216208.
    107. Shiver JW, Cohen FS, Merrill AR, Cramer WA. Site-directed mutagenesis of the charged residues near the carboxy terminus of the colicin E1 ion channel. Biochemistry. 1988 Nov 01; 27(22):8421-8. PMID: 2468358.
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    108. Niles WD, Levis RA, Cohen FS. Planar bilayer membranes made from phospholipid monolayers form by a thinning process. Biophys J. 1988 Mar; 53(3):327-35. PMID: 3349129; PMCID: PMC1330201.
    109. Niles WD, Cohen FS. Video fluorescence microscopy studies of phospholipid vesicle fusion with a planar phospholipid membrane. Nature of membrane-membrane interactions and detection of release of contents. J Gen Physiol. 1987 Nov; 90(5):703-35. PMID: 3694175; PMCID: PMC2228874.
    110. Shiver JW, Cramer WA, Cohen FS, Bishop LJ, de Jong PJ. On the explanation of the acidic pH requirement for in vitro activity of colicin E1. Site-directed mutagenesis at Glu-468. J Biol Chem. 1987 Oct 15; 262(29):14273-81. PMID: 2443503.
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    111. Zimmerberg J, Curran M, Cohen FS, Brodwick M. Simultaneous electrical and optical measurements show that membrane fusion precedes secretory granule swelling during exocytosis of beige mouse mast cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1987 Mar; 84(6):1585-9. PMID: 3470745; PMCID: PMC304480.
    112. Bullock JO, Cohen FS. Octyl glucoside promotes incorporation of channels into neutral planar phospholipid bilayers. Studies with colicin Ia. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1986 Mar 27; 856(1):101-8. PMID: 2420358.
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    113. Finkelstein A, Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS. Osmotic swelling of vesicles: its role in the fusion of vesicles with planar phospholipid bilayer membranes and its possible role in exocytosis. Annu Rev Physiol. 1986; 48:163-74. PMID: 2423021.
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    114. Bishop LJ, Cohen FS, Davidson VL, Cramer WA. Chemical modification of the two histidine and single cysteine residues in the channel-forming domain of colicin E1. J Membr Biol. 1986; 92(3):237-45. PMID: 2431147.
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    115. Cohen FS, Akabas MH, Zimmerberg J, Finkelstein A. Parameters affecting the fusion of unilamellar phospholipid vesicles with planar bilayer membranes. J Cell Biol. 1984 Mar; 98(3):1054-62. PMID: 6699081; PMCID: PMC2113164.
    116. Akabas MH, Cohen FS, Finkelstein A. Separation of the osmotically driven fusion event from vesicle-planar membrane attachment in a model system for exocytosis. J Cell Biol. 1984 Mar; 98(3):1063-71. PMID: 6699082; PMCID: PMC2113141.
    117. Brunden KR, Cramer WA, Cohen FS. Purification of a small receptor-binding peptide from the central region of the colicin E1 molecule. J Biol Chem. 1984 Jan 10; 259(1):190-6. PMID: 6368535.
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    118. Davidson VL, Brunden KR, Cramer WA, Cohen FS. Studies on the mechanism of action of channel-forming colicins using artificial membranes. J Membr Biol. 1984; 79(2):105-18. PMID: 6086931.
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    119. Bullock JO, Cohen FS, Dankert JR, Cramer WA. Comparison of the macroscopic and single channel conductance properties of colicin E1 and its COOH-terminal tryptic peptide. J Biol Chem. 1983 Aug 25; 258(16):9908-12. PMID: 6309789.
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    120. Cohen FS, Akabas MH, Finkelstein A. Osmotic swelling of phospholipid vesicles causes them to fuse with a planar phospholipid bilayer membrane. Science. 1982 Jul 30; 217(4558):458-60. PMID: 6283637.
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    121. Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS, Finkelstein A. Micromolar Ca2+ stimulates fusion of lipid vesicles with planar bilayers containing a calcium-binding protein. Science. 1980 Nov 21; 210(4472):906-8. PMID: 7434004.
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    122. Zimmerberg J, Cohen FS, Finkelstein A. Fusion of phospholipid vesicles with planar phospholipid bilayer membranes. I. Discharge of vesicular contents across the planar membrane. J Gen Physiol. 1980 Mar; 75(3):241-50. PMID: 6247417; PMCID: PMC2215256.
    123. Cohen FS, Zimmerberg J, Finkelstein A. Fusion of phospholipid vesicles with planar phospholipid bilayer membranes. II. Incorporation of a vesicular membrane marker into the planar membrane. J Gen Physiol. 1980 Mar; 75(3):251-70. PMID: 6247418; PMCID: PMC2215255.
    124. Cohen FS, Eisenberg M, McLaughlin S. The kinetic mechanism of action of an uncoupler of oxidative phosphorylation. J Membr Biol. 1977 Dec 15; 37(3-4):361-96. PMID: 23435.
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