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  • Cross-kingdom quorum sensing disruption by probiotic milk-fermented yeast, Orit Malka, Dorin Kalson, Karin Yaniv, Reut Shafir, Ariel Kushmaro, Michael M. Meijler, Raz Jelinek, Microbiome, 2021, 13, in press.

  • Modulation of tau amyloid assemblies associated with Alzheimer’s disease by Naphthoquinone-Dopamine hybrid, Ashim Paul, Guru KrishnaKumar Viswanathan, Adi Huber, Elad Arad, Hamutal Engel, Raz Jelinek, Ehud Gazit, Daniel Segal FEBS Journal, 2021, in press.



  • Nanoparticles in cosmetics, TP Vinod, Raz Jelinek, Nanocosmetics, from ideas to products (Ed. J. Cornier, C.M. Keck, M. van der Voorde), Nature-Springer, 2019, 2, 10961-10964.


  • Vesicle-based assays to study membrane interactions of amyloid peptides, Ravit Malishev, Raz Jelinek, Proteins in Misfolding Diseases, Springer Protocols – Methods in Molecular Biology, 2018, 1873, 39-52.



  • Pomegranate Juice Polyphenols Induce Macrophage Death via Apoptosis as oppose to Necrosis Induced by Free Radical Generation: a Central Role for Oxidative Stress, O. Rom, N. Volkova, S. Nandi, Raz Jelinek, M. Aviram, The Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 2016, 68, 106-114.


  • Polymeric carrier-mediated intracellular delivery of phosphatidylinositol-3,4,5-trisphosphate to overcome insulin resistance, Ilana Kachko, Tamar Traitel, Riki Goldbart, Liron Silbert, Marina Katz, Nava Bashan, Raz Jelinek, Assaf Rudich, and Joseph Kost, Journal of Drug Targeting, 2015, 23, 698-709.


  • Synthesis, Biological, and Biophysical Studies of DAG-indololactones Designed as Selective Activators of RasGRP, Lia C. Garcia, Lucia Gandolfi Donadío, Ella Mann, Sofiya Kolusheva, Noemi Kedei, Nancy E. Lewin, Colin S. Hill, Jessica S. Kelsey, Jing Yang, Timothy E. Esch, Marina Santos, Megan L. Peach, James A. Kelley, Peter M. Blumberg, Raz Jelinek, Victor E. Marquez, Maria J. Comin, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemisry, 2014, 22, 3123-3140.

  • A new approach for noninvasive sensing and delivery through the amniotic sac, Aharon Azagury, Eliz Lewis-Amar, Ella Mann, Raz Jelinek, Moti Halak and Joseph Kost, Journal of Controlled Release, 2014, 183, 109-120.


  • Aggregation of Oligoarginines at Phospholipid Membranes: Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Time-Dependent Fluorescence Shift, and Biomimetic Colorimetric Assays, Mario Vazdar, Erik Wernersson, Morteza Khabiri, Lukasz Cwiklik, Piotr Jurkiewicz, Martin Hof, Ella Mann, Sofiya Kolusheva, Raz Jelinek, Pavel Jungwirth, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2013, 117, 11530-11540.


  • Highly compacted DNA nanoparticles with low MW PEG coatings: in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo evaluation, Nicholas J. Boylan, Jung Soo Suk, Samuel K. Lai, R. Jelinek, Michael P. Boyle, Mark J. Cooper, and Justin Hanes Journal of Controlled Release, 2012, 157, 72-29.



  • Specific mutations alter fibrillation kinetics, fiber morphologies, and membrane interactions of pentapeptides derived from human calcitonin, Amit Shteinfeld, Tania Sheynis, R. Jelinek, Biochemistry, 2010, 49, 5299-5307. [Full Paper]

  • Biophysical techniques for studying membrane interactions of amyloid peptides, Tania Sheynis, R. Jelinek, Current Protein and Peptide Science, 2010, 11, 318-328. [Full Paper]

  • Gold nanoparticle self-assembly in saturated phospholipid monolayers, A. Mogilevsky, R. Volinsky, Y. Dayagi, N. Markovich, R. Jelinek, Langmuir, 2010, 26, 7893-7898. [Full Paper]

  • The Effect of Backbone Cyclization on PK/PD Properties of Bioactive Peptide-Peptoid Hybrids: The Melanocortin Agonist Paradigm, O. Ovadia, Y. Linde, C. Haskell-Luevano, M. L. Dirain, T. Sheynis, R. Jelinek C. Gilon, A. Hoffman, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 2010, 18, 580-589. [Full Paper]

  • Membrane anchoring of diacylglycerol-lactones substituted with rigid hydrophobic acyl domains correlates with biological activities, O. Raifman, S. Kolusheva, M. J. Comin, N. Kedei, N. E. Lewin, P. M. Blumberg, V. E. Marquez, R. Jelinek, The FEBS Journal, 2010, 277, 233-243. [Full Paper]


  • 2016: High sensitivity broad target porous graphene oxide capacitive sensor (Provisional application 62/371,859)

  • 2015: In situ preparation of photoluminescent films comprising carbon dots embedded in elastomeric polymers (Provisional application 62/255,465)

  • 2014: Polydiacetylene / poly(methyl methacrylate) matrices as colorimetric and/or fluorescent detectors (PCT application submitted)

  • 2014: Gold nanostructures and process for their preparation. PCT WO 2014/072969

  • 2012: Metal thin film on substrate (US Provisional application)

  • 2009: (Applied for) Nanowires, method for fabrication the same and uses thereof. US PCT application.

  • 2004: Cells containing a nanopatch sensor in their membranes. EU patent 04770570. US patent 7,855,073

  • 2004: Polydiacetylene-containing solid colorimetric and/or fluorescent detector, method for its preparation and uses thereof. US patent 8,008,039; European Patent 04744945.9

  • 2003: (Applied for) Nano-patch containing sensor cells. PCT/IL2004/000899

  • 2001: Colorimetric detection method. EU Patent 1161688.

  • 2000: Selective colorimetric detection method for cations in aqueous solution. Israel Patent IL 129003.