We are members of QuantiXLie, Center of Excellence for the Theory of Quantum and Complex Systems and Lie Algebra Representation, together with Prof Nenad Pavin (Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia).
Pivoting of microtubules driven by minus-end-directed motors leads to spindle assembly.
Lora Winters, Ivana Ban, Marcel Prelogović, Iana M. Kalinina, Nenad Pavin, Iva M. Tolić.
BMC Biology, 17: 42 (2019). PDF | web
The mitotic spindle is chiral due to torques within microtubule bundles.
Maja Novak, Bruno Polak, Juraj Simunić, Zvonimir Boban, Barbara Kuzmić, Andreas Thomae, Iva M. Tolić, Nenad Pavin.
Nat Commun, 9(1): 3571 (2018). PDF | web
Metaphase kinetochore movements are regulated by kinesin-8 motors and microtubule dynamic instability.
Anna H. Klemm, Agneza Bosilj, Matko Glunčić, Nenad Pavin, Iva M. Tolić.
Mol Biol Cell, 29(11): 1332-1345 (2018). PDF | web