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The Faculty of Medicine - Medical Neurobiology: Ilani Asher


Last updated December 2021 - Medical Neurobiology

List of Publications

(1) Singh SV, Fedorova OV, Wei W, Rosen H, Horesh N, Ilani A, et al. Na+, k+-atpase α isoforms and endogenous cardiac steroids in prefrontal cortex of bipolar patients and controls. Int J Mol Sci 2020;21(16):1-16.

(2) Lichtstein D, Ilani A, Rosen H, Horesh N, Singh SV, Buzaglo N, et al. Na+, K+-ATPase signaling and bipolar disorder. Int J Mol Sci 2018;19(8).

(3) Ilani A. The development of pressure across membranes in Donnan systems. Sci Rep 2015;5.

(4) Guttmann-Rubinstein L, Lichtstein D, Ilani A, Gal-Moscovici A, Scherzer P, Rubinger D. Evidence of a parathyroid hormone-independent chronic effect of estrogen on renal phosphate handling and sodium-dependent phosphate cotransporter type IIa expression. Horm Metab Res 2010;42(4):230-236.

(5) Landsman A, Lichtstein D, Ilani A. Distinctive features of dietary phosphate supply. J Appl Physiol 2005;99(3):1214-1219.

(6) Landsman A, Lichtstein D, Bacaner M, Ilani A. Dietary phosphate-dependent growth is not mediated by changes in plasma phosphate concentration. Br J Nutr 2001;86(2):217-223.

(7) Furman S, Lichtstein D, Ilani A. Sodium-dependent transport of phosphate in neuronal and related cells. BIOCHIM BIOPHYS ACTA BIOMEMBR 1997;1325(1):34-40.

(8) Ilani A. Phosphate Load as the Evolutionary Driving Force for the Development Of A High Filtration Rate Based Excretory Organ: a Hypothesis. J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 1993;4(1-2):123-138.

(9) Bachar H, Haver E, Ilani A, Lichtstein D. Modulation of rat olfactory bulb mitochondrial function by atrial natriuretic peptide. Pflügers Arch 1992;422(2):204-206.

(10) Ilani A, Granoth R. The pH dependence of the hemolytic potency of bile salts. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr 1990;1027(2):199-204.

(11) Ilani A, Madoff D, Granoth R. The effect of insoluble and solble bile acid binders, cholestyramine and neomycin, on the time course of bile salts induced hemolysis. Eur J Pharmacol 1990;183(4):1217-1218.


(13) Ilani A, Krakover T. Diffusion- and reaction rate-limited redox processes mediated by quinones through bilayer lipid membranes. Biophys J 1987;51(2):161-167.

(14) Ilani A, Liu TM, Mauzerall D. The effect of oxygen on the amplitude of photodriven electron transfer across the lipid bilayer-water interface. Biophys J 1985;47(5):679-684.

(15) Ilani A, Yachin S, Lichtstein D. Comparison between bretylium and diphenylhydantoin interaction with mucosal sodium-channels. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr 1984;777(2):323-330.

(16) Ilani A, Lichtstein D, Bacaner MB. Bretylium opens mucosal amiloride-sensitive sodium channels. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr 1982;693(2):503-506.

(17) Ilani A. On the mechanism of osmotic phenomena. Isr J Med Sci 1982;18(1):9-12.

(18) Ilani A, Mauzerall D. The potential span of photoredox reactions of porphyrins and chlorophyll at the lipid bilayer-water interface. Biophys J 1981;35(1):79-92.

(19) Krakover T, Ilani A, Mauzerall D. Apparent inhibition of photoredox reactions of magnesium octaethylporphyrin at the lipid bilayer-water interface by neutral quinones. Biophys J 1981;35(1):93-97.

(20) Zorof E, Ilani A. Transient pressure changes in Donnan systems displaced from equilibrium [27]. Nature 1977;267(5609):362-364.

(21) Mangel M, Berns DS, Ilani A. Dependence of photosensitivity of bileaflet lipid membranes upon the chlorophyll and carotenoid content. J Membrain Biol 1975;20(1):171-180.

(22) Moran A, Ilani A. The effect of prymnesin on the electric conductivity of thin lipid membranes. J Membrain Biol 1974;16(1):237-256.

(23) Ilani A, Berns DS. A theoretical model for electron transport through chlorophyll-containing bileaflet membranes. Biophysik 1973;9(3):209-224.

(24) Shohami E, Ilani A. Model Hydrophobic Ion Exchange Membrane. Biophys J 1973;13(11):1242-1260.

(25) Shohami E, Ilani A. Relation Between the Dielectric Constant of Hydrophobic Cation Exchange Membrane and Membrane Permeability to Counterions. Biophys J 1973;13(11):1232-1241.

(26) Ilani A, Berns DS. The effect of ferric ion on phycocyanin fluorescence. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1971;45(6):1423-1430.

(27) Ilani A. Discrimination between monovalent and divalent cations by hydrophobic solvent-saturated membranes containing fixed negative charges. J Membrain Biol 1970;3(1):223-240.

(28) Moran A, Ilani A. Surface tension of an artificial bileaflet membrane in comparison to parent lipid solution - water interfacial tension. Chem Phys Lipids 1970;4(2):169-180.

(29) Ilani A, Tzivoni D. Hydrogen ions in hydrophobic membranes. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr 1968;163(4):429-438.

(30) Ilani A. Frequency-Dependent Capacitance of Hydrophobic Membranes Containing Fixed Negative Charges. Biophys J 1968;8(5):556-574.

(31) Ilani A. Ion Exchange Membranes Saturated with Hydrophobic Solvents. Isr J Chem 1966;4(2-3):105-118.

(32) Ilani A. Interaction between Cations in Hydrophobic Solvent-Saturated Filters Containing Fixed Negative Charges. Biophys J 1966;6(3):329-352.


(34) Ilani A. Ion discrimination by "millipore" filters saturated with organic solvents II. The significance of the hydrophobic medium. BBA - Biophysics Including Photosynthesis 1965;94(2):415-422.

(35) Ilani A. Ion discrimination by "millipore" filters saturated with organic solvents I. Cation selectivity, mobility, and relative permeability of membranes saturated with bromobenzene. BBA - Biophysics Including Photosynthesis 1965;94(2):405-414.

(36) ILANI A. K-Na discrimination by porous filters saturated with organic solvents. J Gen Physiol 1963;46:839-850.