M. Novak, B. Polak, J. Simunic, Z. Boban, B. Kuzmic, A. Thomae, I.M. Tolic, N. Pavin.
The mitotic spindle is chiral due to torques within microtubule bundles.
Nat Commun 9, 3571 (2018). [View PDF]
Pre-print of the paper is available online at: bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/167437.

I. Jelenic, A.M. Selmecki, L. Laan, N. Pavin.
Spindle Dynamics Model Explains Chromosome Loss Rates in Yeast Polyploid Cells.
Front Genet 9, 296 (2018). [View PDF]
Pre-print of the paper is available online at: bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/204230.

A.H. Klemm, A. Bosilj, M Gluncic, N. Pavin, I.M. Tolic.
Metaphase kinetochore movements are regulated by kinesin-8 motors and microtubule dynamic instability.
Mol Biol Cell 29, 1332-1345 (2018). [View PDF]


M. Prelogovic, L. Winters, A. Milas, I.M. Tolic, N. Pavin.
Pivot-and-bond model explains microtubule bundle formation.
bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/157719 (2017). [View PDF]

K. Vukusic, R. Buda, A. Bosilj, A. Milas, N. Pavin, I.M. Tolic.
Microtubule Sliding within the Bridging Fiber Pushes Kinetochore Fibers Apart to Segregate Chromosomes.
Dev Cell 43, 11-23 (2017). [View PDF]


G .Cojoc, A.M. Florescu, A. Krull, A. Klemm, N. Pavin, F. Julicher, I.M. Tolic.
Paired arrangement of kinetochores together with microtubule pivoting and dynamics drive kinetochore capture in meiosis I.
Sci Rep 6, 25736 (2016). [View PDF]

N. Pavin and I.M. Tolic.
Self-Organization and Forces in the Mitotic Spindle.
Annu Rev Biophys 45, 279-298 (2016). [View PDF]

I.M. Tolic and N. Pavin.
Bridging the gap between sister kinetochores.
Cell Cycle, 15 1169-1179 (2016). [View PDF]

G. Cojoc, E. Roscioli, L. Zhang, A. Garcia-Ulloa, J.V. Shah, M.W. Berns, N. Pavin, D. Cimini, I.M. Tolic, and J. Gregan.
Laser microsurgery reveals conserved viscoelastic behavior of the kinetochore.
J Cell Biol 212, 767-776 (2016). [View PDF]
Comment by Simon Cabello, Yannick Gachet and Sylvie Tournier [View PDF]

J. Kajtez, A. Solomatina, M. Novak, B. Polak, K. Vukusic, J. Rudiger, G. Cojoc, A. Milas, I Sumanovac Sestak, P. Risteski, F. Tavano, A.H. Klemm, E. Roscioli, J. Welburn, D. Cimini, M. Gluncic, N. Pavin, I.M. Tolic.
Overlap microtubules link sister k-fibers and balance the forces on bioriented kinetochores.
Nat Commun 7, 10298 (2016). [View PDF]


M. Gluncic, N. Maghelli, A. Krull, V. Krstic, D. Ramunno-Johnson, N. Pavin, and I.M. Tolic.
Kinesin-8 Motors Improve Nuclear Centering by Promoting Microtubule Catastrophe.
Phys Rev Lett 114, 078103 (2015). [View PDF]


N. Pavin, I.M. Tolic-Norrelykke.
Swinging a sword: how microtubules search for their targets.
Syst Synth Biol 8, 179-186 (2014) [View PDF]

R. Ma, L. Laan, M. Dogterom, N. Pavin and F. J¸licher.
General theory for the mechanics of confined microtubule asters.
New J Phys 16, 013018 (2014) [View PDF]


N. Pavin, I.M. Tolic-Norrelykke.
Dynein, microtubule and cargo: a mÈnage à trois.
Biochem Soc Trans 41, 1731-1735 (2013) [View PDF]

V. Ananthanarayanan, M. Schattat, S.K. Vogel, A. Krull, N. Pavin, I.M. Tolic-Norrelykke.
Dynein motion switches from diffusive to directed upon cortical anchoring.
Cell 153, 1526-1536 (2013) [View PDF]

I. Kalinina, A. Nandi, P. Delivani, M ChacÛn, A. Klemm, D. Ramunno-Johnson, A. Krull, B. Lindner, N. Pavin, I.M. Tolic-Norrelykke.
Pivoting of microtubules around the spindle pole accelerates kinetochore capture.
Nat Cell Biol 15, 82-87 (2013). [View PDF]


N. Pavin, L. Laan, R. Ma, M. Dogterom and F. J¸licher.
Positioning of microtubule organizing centers by cortical pushing and pulling forces.
New J Phys 14, 105025 (2012). [View PDF]

L. Laan, N. Pavin, J.Husson, G. Romet-Lemonne, M. van Duijn, M. Preciado LÛpez, R. D. Vale, F. J¸licher, S. L. Reck-Peterson and M. Dogterom.
Cortical Dynein Controls Microtubule Dynamics to Generate Pulling Forces that Position Microtubule Asters.
Cell 148, 502 (2012). [View PDF]


C. Leduc, N. Pavin, F. Julicher, S. Diez.
Collective Behavior of Antagonistically Acting Kinesin-1 Motors.
Phys Rev Lett 105, 128103 (2010). [View PDF]


S. Vogel, N. Pavin, N. Maghelli, F. Julicher, I.M. Tolic-Norrelykke.
Self-Organization of Dynein Motors Generates Meiotic Nuclear Oscillations.
PLoS Biology 7, 918-928 e1000087 (2009). [View PDF]

S. Vogel, N. Pavin, N. Maghelli, F. Julicher, I.M. Tolic-Norrelykke.
Microtubules and motor proteins: Mechanically regulated self-organization in vivo.
Eur Phys J ST 178, 57 (2009). [View PDF]


V. Paar, N. Pavin, I. Basar, M. Rosandi, M. Gluncic, N. Paar
Hierarchical structure of cascade of primary and secondary periodicities in Fourier power spectrum of alphoid higher order repeats.
BMC Bioinformatics 9, 466 (2008). [View PDF]

T. Engelsfeld, F. Sumanovac, N. Pavin
Investigation of underground cavities in a two-layer model using the refraction seismic method.
Near Surface Geophysics. 6, 221-231 (2008). [View PDF]


V. Krstic, Z. Maglica, H. C. Paljetak, B. Podobnik, N. Pavin
Min-Protein Oscillations in E. coli: Three-Dimensional Off-Lattice Stochastic Reaction-Diffusion Model.
J Stat Phys 128, 5 (2007), [View PDF]


M. Rosandic, V. Paar, I. Basar, M. Gluncic, N. Pavin, I. Pilas
CENP-B box and pJ alpha sequence distribution in human alpha satellite higher-order repeats (HOR).
Chromosome Research 14, 735-753 (2006), [View PDF]

V. Lopac, I. Mrkonjic, N. Pavin and D. Radic
Chaotic dynamics of the elliptical stadium billiard in the full parameter space.
Physica D 217, 88-101 (2006), [View PDF]

N. Pavin, H. Cipcic Paljetak, V. Krstic
Min-protein oscillations in Escherichia coli with spontaneous formation of two-stranded filaments in a three-dimensional stochastic reaction-diffusion model.
Phys Rev E 73, 021904 (2006), [View PDF]


V. Paar, N. Pavin 1, M. Rosandic, M. Gluncic, I. Basar, Robert Pezer, and S. Durajlija-Zinic
ColorHOR - novel graphical algorithm for fast scan of alpha satellite higher-order repeats and HOR annotation for GenBank sequence of human genome.
Bioinformatics 21 (2005) 846-852 [View PDF]


V. Paar, N. Pavin, I. Basar, M. Rosandic, and I. Luketin
Spectral Densities and Frequencies in the Power Spectrum of Higher Order Repeat Alpha Satellite in Human DNA Molecule.
Croatica Chemica Acta 77 (2004) 73-81. [View PDF]

1996 - 2003

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Overlapping of two truncated crisis scenarios: Generator of peaks in mean lifetimes of chaotic transients.
Phys Rev E 68 (2003) 036222. [View PDF]

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Regularity-Partial Chaos-Regularity Transition and Overlapped KAM Scenarios in a Conservative System of Two Linearly Coupled Double-Well Oscillators
Modern Physics Letters B 17 (2003) 941-948. [View PDF]

Marija Rosandic, Vladimir Paar, Matko Gluncic, Ivan Basar, Nenad Pavin
Key-string Algorithm - Novel Approach to Computational Analysis of Repetitive Sequences in Human Centromeric DNA.
Croatian Medical Journal 44 (2003) 386-406. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin, A. Rubcic, J. Rubcic
Power law and fractality for nuclear stability, atomic weights and molecular weights.
Chaos Solitons & Fractals, 14 (2002) 901-916. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin, A. Rubcic, J. Rubcic
Fractality of abundance-weighted N,Z-chart of isotopes and systematics of atomic weights of chemical elements.
Croatica Chemica Acta, 75 (2002) 121-129. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin, M. Rosandic
Link between truncated fractals and coupled oscillators in biological systems.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 212 (2001) 47-56. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin, A. Rubcic, J. Rubcic, N. Trinajstic
Scale-invariant power law and fractality for molecular weights.
Chemical Physics Letters 336 (2001) 129-134. [View PDF]

Paar V, Pavin N, Rosandic M
Energy dependence of self-similarity truncation in a system of weakly coupled dissipative oscillators relevant for biological systems.
Fizika A, 10 (2001) 95-104. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin
Overlapped KAM patterns for linearly coupled asymmetric oscillators.
Fizika A, 9 (2000) 95-104. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin
Relation between uncertainty exponent and mean lifetime of chaotic transient for map on annulus.
Mod Phys Lett 14 (2000) 167-172. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin, N.Paar and B. Novakovic
Nonlinear dynamics of a single-degree robot model Part 2: Onset of chaotic transients.
Robotica, 18 (2000) 201-208. [View PDF]

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Intermingled fractal Arnold tongues.
Phys Rev E, 57 (1998) 1544-1549. [View PDF]

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Missing preimages for chaotic logistic map with a hole.
Fizika B6 (1997) 23-35. [View PDF]

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Discontinuous Pattern of cumulative separation between orbits of chaotic transient.
Phys Lett A235 (1997) 139-144. [View PDF]

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Dependence of lifetimes of chaotic transients in the weakly dissipative Duffing oscillator on numerical precision and external noise.
Physica A242 (1997) 166-174. [View PDF]

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Bursts in average lifetime of transients for chaotic logistic map with a hole.
Phys Rev E55 (1997) 4112-4115. [View PDF]

V. Paar and N. Pavin
Sensitive dependence of lifetimes of chaotic transient on numerical accuracy for a model with dry friction and frequency dependent driving amplitude.
Mod Phys Lett 10 (1996) 153-159. [View PDF]

V. Paar, N. Pavin, N.Paar and B. Novakovic
Nonlinear regular dynamics of a single-degree robot model.
Robotica 14 (1996) 423-431.

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