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Publications

2017


Minimal model for calcium alternans due to SR release refractoriness

Inma R. Cantalapiedra, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle, Angelina Peñaranda, and Blas Echebarria
Chaos 27, 093928, 2017.

Mechanochemical pattern formation in simple models of active viscoelastic fluids and solids

Sergio Alonso, Markus Radszuweit, Harald Engel and Markus Bär
J. Phys D: App. Phys. 50, 434004, 2017.

Nonlinear signaling on biological networks: The role of stochasticity and spectral clustering

Gonzalo Hernandez-Hernandez, Jesse Myers, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle, and Yohannes Shiferaw
Phys. Rev. E 95, 032313, 2017.

 

2016


Reentry and Ectopic Pacemakers Emerge in a Three-Dimensional Model for a Slab of Cardiac Tissue with Diffuse Microfibrosis near the Percolation Threshold
Sergio Alonso, Rodrigo Weber dos Santos, and Markus Bär
PLoS one 11 e0166972, 2016.

Nonlinear physics of electrical wave propagation in the heart: a review
Sergio Alonso, Markus Bär, and Blas Echebarria
Rep. Prog. Phys. 79 096601, 2016.

Mechanisms Underlying Electro-Mechanical Cardiac Alternans
Blas Echebarria, Enric Alvarez-Lacalle, Inma R. Cantalapiedra, and Angelina Peñaranda
Nonlinear Dynamics in Biological Systems, 7, SEMA SIMAI Springer Series, 113-128, 2016.

Pattern Formation at Cellular Membranes by Phosphorylation and Dephosphorylation of Proteins
Sergio Alonso
Nonlinear Dynamics in Biological Systems, 7, SEMA SIMAI Springer Series, 63-82, 2016.

Reentry produced by small-scale heterogeneities in a discrete model of cardiac tissue
Sergio Alonso, and Markus Bär
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 727, 012002, 2016.

Reactive Interstitial and Reparative Fibrosis as Substrates for Cardiac Ectopic Pacemakers and Reentries
Rafael Sachetto Oliveira, Bruno Gouvêa de Barros, Johnny Moreira Gomes, Marcelo Lobosco, Sergio Alonso, Markus Bär, Rodrigo Weber dos Santos
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering) 9656, 346-357, 2016.

Oscillations and uniaxial mechanochemical waves in a model of an active poroelastic medium: Application to deformation patterns in protoplasmic droplets of Physarum polycephalum
Sergio Alonso, Ulrike Strachauer, Markus Radszuweit, Markus Bär, Marcus J.B. Hauser
Physica D 318, 58-69, 2016.

2015


Editorial: Simulations of Heart Function
Rodrigo Weber dos Santos, Sergio Alonso, Elizabeth M. Cherry and Joakim Sundnes
BioMed Research International 2015, 626378, 2015.

Simulations of Ectopic Pacemakers in the Heart: Multiple Ectopic Beats Generated by Reentry inside Fibrotic Regions
Bruno Gouvêa de Barros, Rodrigo Weber dos Santos, Marcelo Lobosco, and Sergio Alonso
BioMed Research International 2015, 713058, 2015.

Turbulent Bubble Jets in Microgravity. Spatial Dispersion and Velocity Fluctuations contraction
Pau Bitlloch, Xavier Ruiz, Laureano Ramírez-Piscina, Jaume Casademunt
Microgravity Science and Technology 27, 207-220, 2015.

Transitions between symmetric and nonsymmetric regimes in binary-mixture convection
Esteban Meca , Isabel Mercader , Laureano Ramírez-Piscina
Physica D 303, 39, 2015.

Role of connectivity and fluctuations in the nucleation of calcium waves in cardiac cells
G Hernandez-Hernandez, E Alvarez-Lacalle, Y Shiferaw
Phys. Rev. E 92, 052715, 2015.

Calcium Alternans is Due to an Order-Disorder Phase Transition in Cardiac Cells
E Alvarez-Lacalle, B Echebarria, J Spalding, Y Shiferaw
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 108101, 2015.

Cardiac contraction induces discordant alternans and localized block
M. Radszuweit, E. Alvarez-Lacalle, M. Bär, and B. Echebarria
Phys. Rev. E 91, 022703, 2015.

2014

Molecular Na-channel excitability from statistical physics
L Ramírez-Piscina, JM Sancho
EPL (Europhysics Letters) 108, 50008

Spatio-temporal dynamics induced by competing instabilities in two asymmetrically coupled nonlinear evolution equations
David Schueler, Sergio Alonso, Alessandro Torcini, Markus Baer
Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science 24 (4), 043142

Modeling domain formation of MARCKS and protein kinase C at cellular membranes
Sergio Alonso, Markus Bär
EPJ Nonlinear Biomedical Physics 2, 1-18

Are SR Ca content fluctuations or SR refractoriness the key to atrial cardiac alternans?: insights from a human atrial model
Carlos A Lugo, Inma R Cantalapiedra, Angelina Peñaranda, Leif Hove-Madsen, Blas Echebarria
American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology 306, H1540-H1552

Dynamics of reaction-diffusion patterns controlled by asymmetric nonlocal coupling as a limiting case of differential advection
Julien Siebert, Sergio Alonso, Markus Bär, Eckehard Schöll
Physical Review E 89, 052909

Single-molecule diffusion in a periodic potential at a solid-liquid interface
Michael J Skaug, Anna M Lacasta, Laureano Ramirez-Piscina, Jose M Sancho, Katja Lindenberg, Daniel K Schwartz
Soft matter 10, 753-759

Propagation malfunctions due to gap junctions dysregulation
I.R. cantalapiedra, A. Peñaranda, B. Echebarría
Computing in Cariology conference (CinC) 41, 1045

2013

 

Modeling calcium dynamics in human atria
Inma R Cantalapiedra, Carlos Lugo, Angelina Penaranda, Leif Hove-Madsen, Blas Echebarria
Computing in Cardiology Conference (CinC) 40, 1071-1074

Effect of RyR2 refractoriness and hypercalcemia on calcium overload, spontaneous release, and calcium alternans
Enric Alvarez-Lacalle, Angelina Penaranda, Inma R Cantalapiedra, Leif Hove-Madsen, Blas Echebarria
Computing in Cardiology Conference (CinC) 40, 683-686

Noise focusing and the emergence of coherent activity in neuronal cultures
Javier G Orlandi, Jordi Soriano, Enrique Alvarez-Lacalle, Sara Teller, Jaume Casademunt
Nature Physics 9, 582-590

Negative tension of scroll wave filaments and turbulence in three-dimensional excitable media and application in cardiac dynamics
Sergio Alonso, Markus Bär, Alexander V Panfilov
Bulletin of mathematical biology 75, 1351-1376

Twists of Opposite Handedness on a Scroll Wave
Patricia Dähmlow, Sergio Alonso, Markus Bär, Marcus JB Hauser
Physical review letters 110, 234102

The timing statistics of spontaneous calcium release in cardiac myocytes
Mesfin Asfaw, Enric Alvarez-Lacalle, Yohannes Shiferaw
PloS one 8, e62967

Speeding chemical reactions by focusing
AM Lacasta, L Ramírez-Piscina, JM Sancho, K Lindenberg
The Journal of chemical physics 138, 144502

Reentry near the percolation threshold in a heterogeneous discrete model for cardiac tissue
Sergio Alonso, Markus Bär
Physical review letters 110, 158101

Intracellular Mechanochemical Waves in an Active Poroelastic Model
Markus Radszuweit, Sergio Alonso, Harald Engel, Markus Bär
Physical review letters 110, 138102

Dependency of calcium alternans on ryanodine receptor refractoriness
Enric Alvarez-Lacalle, Inma R Cantalapiedra, Angelina Peñaranda, Juan Cinca, Leif Hove-Madsen, Blas Echebarria
PloS one 8, e55042