Journal Articles (Last Updated 10/11/2019)



Caprara GA, Mecca AA, Wang Y, Ricci AJ, Peng AW. “Hair bundle stimulation mode modifies manifestations of mechanotransduction adaptation.” Journal of Neuroscience, 2019 Oct 2. pii: 1408-19. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1408-19.2019



Tilley DC, Angueyra JM, Eum KS, Kim H, Chao LH, Peng AW, Sack JT. “The tarantula toxin GxTx detains K + channel gating charges in their resting conformation.” Journal of General Physiology, 2019 Mar 4;151(3):292-315. PMC6400525.



Effertz T, Becker L, Peng AW, Ricci AJ. “Phosphoinositol-4,5-bisphosphate regulates auditory hair cell mechanotransduction channel pore properties and fast adaptation.” Journal of Neuroscience, 2017 Oct 24;37(48): 11632-11646. PMC5707765.

Larson T, Doll JC, Loizeau F, Hosseini N, Peng AW, Fantner GE, Ricci AJ, Pruitt BL. Rise time reduction of thermal actuators operated in air and water through optimized pre-shaped open-loop driving. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2017 February 24; 27(4): 045005.

Kazmierczak M, Kazmierczak P, Peng AW, Harris SL, Shah P, Puel JL, Lenoir M, Franco SJ, Schwander M. Pejvakin, a Candidate Stereociliary Rootlet Protein, Regulates Hair Cell Function in a Cell-Autonomous Manner. Journal of Neuroscience, 2017 Feb 16; 37(13): 3447-3464.



Peng AW, Gnanasambandam R, Sachs, F, Ricci AJ. “Adaptation Independent Modulation of Auditory Hair Cell Mechanotransduction Channel Open Probability Implicates a Role for the Lipid Bilayer.” Journal of Neuroscience, 2016 Mar 9; 36(10): 2945–2956.



Nam JH, Peng AW, Ricci AJ. “Underestimated sensitivity of mammalian cochlear hair cells due to splay between stereociliary columns.” Biophysical Journal, 2015 Jun 2; 108(11):2633-47.    PMC4457497.



Peng AW, Effertz T, Ricci AJ. “Adaptation of Mammalian Auditory Hair Cell Mechanotransduction Is Independent of Calcium Entry.” Neuron, 2013 Nov 20; 80(4):960-972. PMC4111567.



Doll JC, Peng AW, Ricci AJ, Pruitt BL. “Faster Than the Speed of Hearing: Nanomechanical Force Probes Enable the Electromechanical Observation of Cochlear Hair Cells.” Nano Letters, 2012 Dec 12; 12(12): 6107–6111. PMC3549426.

Castallano-Munoz M, Peng AW, Salles FT, Ricci AJ. “Swept field laser confocal microscopy for enhanced spatial and temporal resolution in live-cell imaging.” Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2012 Aug;18(4):753-60. PMC3549604.



Peng AW, Salles FT, Pan B, Ricci AJ. “Integrating the biophysical and molecular mechanisms of auditory hair cell mechanotransduction.” Nature Communications, 2011 Nov 1; 2:523. PMC3418221.

Peng AW, Ricci AJ. “Somatic motility and hair bundle mechanics, are both necessary for cochlear amplification?” Hearing Research, 2011 Mar; 273:109-22. PMC2943979.



Oshima K, Shin K, Diensthuber M, Peng AW, Ricci AJ, Heller S. “Mechanosensitive hair cell-like cells from embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells.” Cell, 2010 May 14; 141:704-16. PMC2873974.



Peng AW, Belyantseva IA, Hsu PD, Friedman TB, Heller S. “Twinfilin 2 regulates actin filament lengths in cochlear stereocilia.” Journal of Neuroscience. 2009 Dec 2; 29(48): 15083-88. PMC2823077.



Xu Z, Peng AW, Oshima K, Heller S. “MAGI-1, a candidate stereociliary scaffolding protein, associates with the tip-link component cadherin 23.” Journal of Neuroscience. 2008 Oct 29;28(44):11269-76. PMC2596868.



Book Chapters



Peng AW, Ricci AJ. Glass Probe Stimulation of Hair Cell Stereocilia. In: Sokolowski B, editor. Auditory and Vestibular Research: Methods and Protocols. Second Edition. Springer New York; 2016. p. 487–500.