Publications:

 

Piran, R. , Lee, S.H., Kuss, P., Hao, E., Newlin, R, Millán, J.L., and Levine, F. “PAR2 regulates regeneration, transdifferentiation, and death” Cell Death and Disease 2016;7, e2452.

 

Piran, R. , Lee, S.H., Li, C.R., Charbono, A., Bradley, L., and Levine, F. “Pharmacological Induction of Pancreatic Islet Cell Transdifferentiation: Relevance to Type I Diabetes” Cell Death and Disease 2014;5, e1357

 

Lee, S.H. *, Piran, R. *, Keinan, E., Pinkerton, A., and Levine, F. “Induction of b-Cell Replication by a Synthetic HNF4a Antagonist” Stem Cells 2013; 31(11): 2396–2407. * Equally Contributed

 

Lee, S. H., Athavankar, S., Cohen, T., Piran, R., Kiselyuk, A., and Levine, F. “Identification of Alverine and Benfluorex as HNF4α Activators” ACS Chemical Biology 2013; 8 (8): 1730–1736

 

Ratner, T., Piran, R., Jonoska, N., and Keinan, E. “Biologically Relevant Molecular Transducer with Increased Computing Power and Iterative Abilities”. Chemistry and Biology 2013; 20 (5): 726-733.

 

Ratner, T., Shoshani, S., Piran, R., and Ehud Keinan. Biomolecular Information Processing: From Logic Systems to Smart Sensors and Actuators, Katz, Evgeny (Ed.), VCH-Wiley, 2012; 145-179 (ISBN-10: 3-527-33195-6)

 

Shoshani, S., Ratner, T., Piran, R., and Ehud Keinan “Biologically relevant molecular Finite Automata”, Scholarpedia 2012, 7(6):12039. doi:10.4249/scholarpedia.12039

 

Shoshani, S., Piran, R., Arava, Y., and Keinan E. “A Molecular Cryptosystem for Images by DNA Computing”. Angewandte Chemie Intl. ed. 2012; 5: 2883-2887.

 

Shoshani, S., Ratner, T., Piran, R., and Keinan E. “Biologically Relevant Molecular Finite Automata” IJC 2011; 51: 67 – 86.

 

Chung,C-H., Hao, E., Piran, R., Keinan, E., and Levine, F. “Pancreatic β-Cell Neogenesis by Direct Conversion from Mature α-Cells”. Stem Cells 2010; 28:1630-1638.

 

Piran, R., Halperin, E., Guttmann-Raviv, N., Keinan, E. and Ram Reshef.Algorithm of Myogenic Differentiation in Higher-order Organisms”. Development 2009; 136: 3831-3840

 

Gershoni, R., Keinan, E.,Paun, G., Piran, R., Ratner, T., and Shoshani, S. “Research Topics Arising from the (Planned) P Systems Implementation Experiment in Technion”. 6th Brainstorming week on membrane computing, Seville, Spain, .2008;183-192. Authors listed in alphabetical order.

 

Piran, R. and Keinan, E. “In-vitro Evolution of Catalytic Antibodies and Other Proteins via Combinatorial Libraries”. Catalytic antibodies, Ehud Keinan (Ed), VCH-Wiley, 2005; 243-283.

 

Saphier, S., Piran, R. and Keinan, E. “Photoenzymes and photoabzymes”. Catalytic antibodies, Ehud Keinan (Ed), VCH-Wiley, 2005; 350-369.

 

Cavaliere, M., Jonoska, N., Yogev, S., Piran, R., Keinan, E., and Seeman, N. C.Biomolecular Implementation of Computing Devices with Unbounded Memory”. DNA Computing (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). 2005; 3384: 35-49.

 

Maytal-Kivity, V., Pick, E., Piran, R., and Glickman, M.H.The COP9 signalosome-like complex in S. cerevisiae and links with other PCI complexes”. Int. J. of Biochem. Cell Biol., 2003; 35: 706-715.

 

Maytal-Kivity, V.*, Piran, R.*, Pick, E., Hofmann, K., and Glickman, M.H.A COP9-signalosome complex components play a role in regulating the mating pheromone response in S. cerevisiae”. EMBO rep., 2002; 3(12): 1215-1221.* Equally contributede