Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Electropermeabilization by uni- or bipolar nanosecond electric pulses: The impact of extracellular conductivity.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 10-19.
2018 Electropermeabilization of cells by closely spaced paired nanosecond-range pulsesBioelectrochemistry. 135-141.
2018 Excitation and injury of adult ventricular cardiomyocytes by nano- to millisecond electric shocksScientific Reports. 12.
2018 The second phase of bipolar, nanosecond-range electric pulses determines the electroporation efficiencyBioelectrochemistry. 123-133.
2017 A subnanosecond electric pulse exposure system for biological cells.Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing. 1063-1072.
2017 Activation of the phospholipid scramblase TMEM16F by nanosecond pulsed electric fields (nsPEF) facilitates its diverse cytophysiological effects.The Journal of biological chemistry. 19381-19391.
2017 Activation of the phospholipid scramblase tmem16f by nanosecond pulsed electric field (nspef) facilitates its diverse cytophysiological effectsJournal of Biological Chemistry.
2017 Damage-free peripheral nerve stimulation by 12-ns pulsed electric field.Scientific Reports. 10453.
2017 Delayed hypersensitivity to nanosecond pulsed electric field in electroporated cells.Scientific Reports. 10992.
2017 Effect of Cooling On Cell Volume and Viability After Nanoelectroporation.The Journal of Membrane Biology. 217-224.
2017 Electrosensitization Increases Antitumor Effectiveness of Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields In Vivo.Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment. 1533034617712397.
2017 Frequency spectrum of induced transmembrane potential and permeabilization efficacy of bipolar electric pulses.Biochimica et biophysica acta. 1282-1290.
2017 Low-energy defibrillation with nanosecond electric shocksCardiovascular Research. 1789-1797.
2017 Selective susceptibility to nanosecond pulsed electric field (nsPEF) across different human cell types.Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS. 1741-1754.
2016 Cell Electrosensitization Exists Only in Certain Electroporation Buffers.PLOS ONE. e0159434.
2016 Electroporation by subnanosecond pulses.Biochemistry and biophysics reports. 253-259.
2016 Electrosensitization assists cell ablation by nanosecond pulsed electric field in 3D cultures.Scientific Reports. 23225.
2016 The cytotoxic synergy of nanosecond electric pulses and low temperature leads to apoptosis.Scientific Reports. 36835.
2015 Ablation of Myocardial Tissue With Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields.PLOS ONE. e0144833.
2015 Cell stimulation and calcium mobilization by picosecond electric pulses.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 65-71.
2015 Diffuse, non-polar electropermeabilization and reduced propidium uptake distinguish the effect of nanosecond electric pulses.Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2118-25.
2015 Electroporation of mammalian cells by nanosecond electric field oscillations and its inhibition by the electric field reversal.Scientific Reports. 13818.
2015 Gadolinium modifies the cell membrane to inhibit permeabilization by nanosecond electric pulses.Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 1-7.
2015 Ion transport into cells exposed to monopolar and bipolar nanosecond pulses.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 44-51.
2015 Multiple nanosecond electric pulses increase the number but not the size of long-lived nanopores in the cell membrane.Biochimica et biophysica acta. 958-66.
2015 Picosecond and Terahertz Perturbation of Interfacial Water and Electropermeabilization of Biological Membranes.The Journal of Membrane Biology. 837-47.
2014 Bipolar nanosecond electric pulses are less efficient at electropermeabilization and killing cells than monopolar pulses.Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 568-73.
2014 Calcium-mediated pore expansion and cell death following nanoelectroporation.Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2547-54.
2014 Cancellation of cellular responses to nanoelectroporation by reversing the stimulus polarity.Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS. 4431-41.
2014 Cellular regulation of extension and retraction of pseudopod-like blebs produced by nanosecond pulsed electric field (nsPEF).Cell biochemistry and biophysics. 555-66.
2014 Disassembly of actin structures by nanosecond pulsed electric field is a downstream effect of cell swelling.Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 88-95.
2013 Facilitation of electroporative drug uptake and cell killing by electrosensitizationJ Cell Mol Med. 154-9.
2013 Primary pathways of intracellular Ca(2+) mobilization by nanosecond pulsed electric fieldBiochim Biophys Acta. 981-9.
2013 Recruitment of the intracellular Ca by ultrashort electric stimuli: The impact of pulse durationCell Calcium. 00083-3.
2013 Recruitment of the intracellular Ca2+ by ultrashort electric stimuli: The impact of pulse durationCell Calcium. 145-150.
2013 Two modes of cell death caused by exposure to nanosecond pulsed electric fieldPLOS ONE. e70278.
2012 Cell permeabilization and inhibition of voltage-gated Ca(2+) and Na(+) channel currents by nanosecond pulsed electric fieldBioelectromagnetics. 394-404.
2012 Electric field exposure triggers and guides formation of pseudopod-like blebs in U937 monocytesJ Membr Biol. 521-9.
2012 Inhibition of voltage-gated Na(+) current by nanosecond pulsed electric field (nsPEF) is not mediated by Na(+) influx or Ca(2+) signalingBioelectromagnetics. 443-51.
2012 Oxidative effects of nanosecond pulsed electric field exposure in cells and cell-free mediaArch Biochem Biophys. 55-64.
2011 Dose-dependent thresholds of 10-ns electric pulse induced plasma membrane disruption and cytotoxicity in multiple cell linesPLOS ONE. 0015642.
2011 Electroporation-induced electrosensitizationPLOS ONE. 0017100.
2011 Manipulation of cell volume and membrane pore comparison following single cell permeabilization with 60- and 600-ns electric pulsesBiochim Biophys Acta. 792-801.
2010 Analysis of plasma membrane integrity by fluorescent detection of Tl(+) uptakeJ Membr Biol. 15-26.
2010 Gadolinium blocks membrane permeabilization induced by nanosecond electric pulses and reduces cell deathBioelectrochemistry. 95-100.
2010 Nanopore Formation in Cells Exposed to Nanosecond Electric PulsesBiophysical Journal. 375a-375a.
2010 Plasma membrane permeabilization by trains of ultrashort electric pulsesBioelectrochemistry. 114-21.
2010 Selective cytotoxicity of intense nanosecond-duration electric pulses in mammalian cellsBiochim Biophys Acta. 1210-9.
2009 A new pulsed electric field therapy for melanoma disrupts the tumor’s blood supply and causes complete remission without recurrenceInt J Cancer. 438-45.
2009 Lipid nanopores can form a stable, ion channel-like conduction pathway in cell membraneBiochem Biophys Res Commun. 181-6.
2009 Nanosecond-Duration Electric Pulses Open Nanometer-Size Pores in Cell Plasma MembraneWorld Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol 25, Pt 13. 17-20.
2009 Plasma Membrane Permeabilization by 60 and 600 ns Electric Pulses is Determined by the Absorbed DoseBioelectromagnetics. 90-92.
2008 Simulation studies of ultrashort, high-intensity electric pulse induced action potential block in whole-animal nervesIEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1391-8.
2007 Bioelectric Effects of Nanosecond PulsesIEEE Trans. Diel. Electr. Insul.. 1088-1109.
2007 Bioelectric effects of intense nanosecond pulsesIEEE Transact Dielectrics Electrical Insul. 1088-1109.
2007 Long-Lasting Plasma Membrane Permeabilization in Mammalian Cells by Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Field (nsPEF)Bioelectromagnetics. 655.
2007 Membrane permeabilization and cell damage by ultrashort electric field shocksArch Biochem Biophys. 109-18.
2006 Hydraulically coupled microejection technique for precise local solution delivery in tissuesJ Neurosci Methods. 231-40.
2006 Oxygen enhances lethal effect of high-intensity, ultrashort electrical pulsesBioelectromagnetics. 221-5.
2003 Effects of high power microwave pulses on synaptic transmission and long term potentiation in hippocampusBioelectromagnetics. 174-81.
2002 Comparison of dose dependences for bioeffects of continuous-wave and high-peak power microwave emissions using gel-suspended cell culturesBioelectromagnetics. 158-67.
2002 Electromagnetic field standards in Central and Eastern European countries: current state and stipulations for international harmonizationHealth Phys. 473-83.
2000 Comparative effects of extremely high power microwave pulses and a brief CW irradiation on pacemaker function in isolated frog heart slicesBioelectromagnetics. 245-54.
1998 Current state and implications of research on biological effects of millimeter waves: a review of the literatureBioelectromagnetics. 393-413.
1997 Effect of millimeter waves on UV-induced recombination and mutagenesis in yeastBioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics. 227-232.
1997 Search for frequency-specific effects of millimeter-wave radiation on isolated nerve functionBioelectromagnetics. 324-34.
1995 Microwave influence on the isolated heart function: I. Effect of modulationBioelectromagnetics. 241-9.
1995 Microwave influence on the isolated heart function: II. Combined effect of radiation and some drugsBioelectromagnetics. 250-4.


Year Title
2010 Nanopores: A distinct transmembrane passageway in electroporated cellsAdvanced Electroporation Techniques in Biology in Medicine. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2017 Neuronal excitation and permeabilization by 200-ns pulsed electric field: An optical membrane potential study with fluovolt dye.  1273-81.

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Biophysics/Radiation Biology, Medical Radiology Research Center 1989
  • M.Sc. in Biology/Animal and Human Physiology, Moscow State University 1982
  • Full Name

  • Andrei Pakhomov