Bioelectrodynamics: Publications


  1. Ondřej Kučera, Daniel Havelka, Michal Cifra: Vibrations of microtubules: Physics that has not met biology yet, Wave Motion, Volume 72, July 2017, Pages 13–22,
  2. V. Procházka, M. Cifra, P. Kulha, T. Ižák, B. Rezek and A. Kromka: Influence of non-adherent yeast cells on electrical characteristics of diamond-based field-effect transistors, Applied Surface Science, vol. 395, 2017, doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.05.003


  1. Neda Rafieiolhosseini, Michaela Poplová, Pezhman Sasanpour, Hashem Rafii-Tabar, Mahsa Rafiee Alhossaini, Michal Cifra: Photocount statistics of ultra-weak photon emission from germinating mung bean, Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology, vol. 162, 2016,
  2. Ondrej Krivosudský and Michal Cifra: Microwave absorption by nanoresonator vibrations tuned with surface modification, A Letters Journal Exploring the Frontiers of Physics,115, 2016 doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/115/44003
  3. Rosilene Cristina Rossetto Burgos, Kateřina Červinková, Tom van der Laan, Rawi Ramautar, Eduard P.A. vanWijk, Michal Cifra, SlavikKoval, RuudBerger, Thomas Hankemeier, Jan van der Greef: Tracking biochemical changes correlated with ultra-weak photon emission using metabolomics, Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology,vol. 163, 2016,
  4. O. Kučera and M. Cifra: Radiofrequency and microwave interactions between biomolecular systems. Journal of Biological Physics, vol. 42, no. 1, 2016. doi: 10.1007/s10867-015-9392-1


  1. M. Cifra, Ch. Brouder, M. Nerudová and O. Kučera: Biophotons, coherence and photocount statistics: A critical review. Journal of Luminescence, vol. 164, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2015.03.020
  2. Ondrej Kucera, Katerina Cervinkova, Michaela Nerudova and Michal Cifra: Spectral Perspective on the Electromagnetic Activity of Cells. Spectral Perspective on the Electromagnetic Activity of Cells, vol. 15, issue 6, 2015. doi: 10.2174/1568026615666150225103105


  1. D. Havelka, M. Cifra and O. Kučera: Multi-mode electro-mechanical vibrations of a microtubule: In silico demonstration of electric pulse moving along a microtubule. Applied Physics Letters , vol. 104, no. 24, 2014. doi: 10.1063/1.4884118
  2. M. Cifra and P. Pospíšil: Ultra-weak photon emission from biological samples: Definition, mechanisms, properties, detection and applications. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2014 doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2014.02.009
  3. D. Havelka, O. Kučera, M.A. Deriu and M. Cifra: Electro-acoustic behavior of the mitotic spindle: a semi-classical coarse-grained model. PLoS ONE, vol. 9, no. 1, 2014. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086501


  1. O. Kučera and M. Cifra: Cell-to-Cell Signaling Through Light: Just a Ghost of Chance? Cell Communication and Signaling, vol. 11, no. 87, 2013. doi: 10.1186/1478-811X-11-87 
  2. F. Scholkmann, D. Fels and M. Cifra: Non-chemical and non-contact cell-to-cell communication: a short review. Am J Transl Res, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 586-593, 2013. PMCID: PMC3786266  
  3. J. Pokorný, J. Pokorný and J. Kobilková: Postulates on Electromagnetic Activity in Biological Systems and Cancer. Integrative Biology, vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 1439-1446, 2013. doi: 10.1039/C3IB40166A  


  1. M. Cifra: Electrodynamic eigenmodes in cellular morphology. BioSystems, vol. 109, no. 3, pp. 356-366, 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2012.06.003 
  2. O. Kučera and D. Havelka: Mechano-electrical vibrations of microtubules—Link to subcellular morphology. BioSystems, vol. 109, no. 3, pp.346-355, 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2012.04.009
  3. J. Pokorný: Physical aspects of biological activity and cancer. AIP Advances, no. 2, pp. 011207/1-011207/11, 2012. doi: 10.1063/1.3699057


  1. D. Havelka, M. Cifra, O. Kučera, J. Pokorný, and J. Vrba: High-frequency electric field and radiation characteristics of cellular microtubule network. Journal of Theoretical Biology, no. 286, pp. 31-40, 2011. doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.07.007
  2. J. Pokorný, C. Vedruccio, M. Cifra and O. Kučera: Cancer physics: diagnostics based on damped cellular elastoelectrical vibrations in microtubules. European Biophysics Journal, no. 40, pp. 747-759, 2011. doi:10.1007/s00249-011-0688-1
  3. M. Cifra, J. Z. Fields and A. Farhadi: Electromagnetic cellular interactions. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, vol. 105, no. 3, pp. 223-246, 2011, doi:10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2010.07.003


  1. O. Kučera, M. Cifra and J. Pokorný: Technical aspects of measurement of cellular electromagnetic activity. European Biophysics Journal, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 1465-1470, 2010, doi:10.1007/s00249-010-0597-8
  2. M. Cifra, J. Pokorný, D. Havelka and O. Kučera: Electric field generated by axial longitudinal vibration modes of microtubule. BioSystems, vol. 100, pp. 122-131, 2010, doi:10.1016/j.biosystems.2010.02.007

Selected older publications

  1. J. Pokorný, J. Hašek, F. Jelínek, J. Šaroch, and B. Palán: Electromagnetic activity of yeast cells in the M phase. Electro- and Magnetobiology, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 371-396, 2001
  2. J. Pokorný, and T.-M. Wu: Biophysical Aspects of Coherence and Biological Order. Academia, Praha, Czech Republic; Springer, Berlin - Heidelberg - New York, 1998
  3. J. Pokorný, F. Jelínek, and V. Trkal: Electric field around microtubules. Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 267-271, 1998
  4. J. Pokorný, F. Jelínek, V. Trkal, I. Lamprecht, and R. Hölzel: Vibrations in microtubules. Journal of Biological Physics, vol. 23, pp. 171-179, 1997





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