Publications

Products of Evolocus LLC are used in scientific laboratories in USA, Europa, Asia, Africa and Japan. The results of researches are published in the leading journals, including Science, Nature Communications, Neuron, Nature Neuroscience, Nature Methods, etc.

2017 Scriba MF, Dreiss AN, Henry I, Be´ziers P, Ruppli C, Ifrid E, Ducouret P, Da Silva A, Monstiers B, Vyssotski AL, Rattenbord NC, Roulin A. (2017) Nocturnal, diurnal and bimodal patterns of locomotion, sibling interactions and sleep in nestling Barn Owls. J. Ornithol. 2017 May 8. doi: 10.1007/s10336-017-1458-3. [Supplemental Data]
   
  Tisdale RK, Vyssotski AL, Lesku JA, Rattenborg NC. (2017) Sleep-Related Electrophysiology and Behavior of Tinamous (Eudromia elegans): Tinamous Do Not Sleep Like Ostriches. Brain Behav Evol. 2017 Jul 7. doi: 10.1159/000475590.
   
  Müller MS, Vyssotski AL, Yamamoto M, Yoda K. (2017) Heart rate variability reveals that a decrease in parasympathetic ('rest-and-digest') activity dominates autonomic stress responses in a free-living seabird. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2017 Jul 23. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2017.07.007. [Supplemental Data]
   
  Scriba MF, Henry I, Vyssotski AL, Mueller JC, Rattenborg NC, Roulin A. (2017) Ultradian Rhythmicity in Sleep-Wakefulness Is Related to Color in Nestling Barn Owls. J Biol Rhythms. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1177/0748730417722250.
   
  Franklin TB, Silva BA, Perova Z, Marrone L, Masferrer ME, Zhan Y, Kaplan A, Greetham L, Verrechia V, Halman A, Pagella S, Vyssotski AL, Illarionova A, Grinevich V, Branco T, Gross CT. (2017) Prefrontal cortical control of a brainstem social behavior circuit. Nat Neurosci. 2017 Jan 9. doi: 10.1038/nn.4470. [Supplemental Data]
   
2016 Nair J, Klaassen AL, Poirot J, Vyssotski A, Rasch B, Rainer G. (2016) Gamma band directional interactions between basal forebrain and visual cortex during wake and sleep startes. J Physiol Paris. 2016 Nov 29. pii: S0928-4257(16)30033-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jphysparis.2016.11.011
   
  Uygun DS, Ye Z, Zecharia AY, Harding EC, Yu X, Yustos R, Vyssotski AL, Brickley SG, Franks NP, Wisden W. (2016) Bottom-Up versus Top-Down Induction of Sleep by Zolpidem Acting on Histaminergic and Neocortex Neurons. J Neurosci. 2016 Nov 2;36(44):11171-11184.
   
  Rattenborg NC, Voirin B, Cruz SM, Tisdale R, Dell'Omo G, Lipp HP, Wikelski M, Vyssotski AL. (2016) Evidence that birds sleep in mid-flight. Nat Commun. 2016 Aug 3;7:12468. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12468. [Supplementary Information] [Supplementary Movie 1 (10 min Flight)] [Supplementary Movie 2 (Frigatebird 13)] [Supplementary Movie 3 (Frigatebird 10)] [Supplementary Movie 4 (Frigatebird Drop)]
   
  Zhang X, Zhong W, Brankačk J, Weyer SW, Müller UC, Tort AB, Draguhn A. (2016) Impaired theta-gamma coupling in APP-deficient mice. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 24;6:21948. doi: 10.1038/srep21948.
   
2015 Yu X. Ye Z, Huston CM, Zecharia AY, Ma Y, Zhang Z, Uygun DS, Parker S, Vyssotski AL, Yustos R, Franks NP, Brickley SG, Wisden W (2015) Wakefulness is governed by GABA and histamine cotransmission. Neuron. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2015.06.003 [Supplemental Data]
   
 
   
  Zhang Z, Ferretti V, Güntan İ, Moro A, Steinberg EA, Ye Z, Zecharia AY, Yu X, Vyssotski AL, Brickley SG, Yustos R, Pillidge ZE, Harding EC, Wisden W, Franks NP (2015) Neuronal ensembles sufficient for recovery sleep and the sedative actions of α2 adrenergic agonists. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Apr;18(4):553-61. doi: 10.1038/nn.3957. [Supplemental Data]
   
2014 Yu X, Zecharia A, Zhang Z, Yang Q, Yustos R, Jager P, Vyssotski AL, Maywood ES, Chesham JE, Ma Y, Brickley SG, Hastings MH, Franks NP, Wisden W (2014) Circadian Factor BMAL1 in Histaminergic Neurons Regulates Sleep Architecture. Curr Biol. 24(23): 2838-2844. [Supplemental Data]
   
  Anisimov VN, Herbst JA, Abramchuk AN, Latanov AV, Hahnloser RH, Vyssotski AL (2014) Reconstraction of vocal interactons in a group of small songbirds. Nat Methods. 2014 Nov; 11(11):1135-7. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.3114. [Supplementary Text] [Supplementary Video 1 (4 Males)] [Supplementary Video 2 (Juvenile 40dph Backpack)] [Supplementary Video 3 (Juvenile Flight Backpack)] [Supplementary Video 4 (Juvenile 39dph)] [Supplementary Video 5 (Male Female)] [Supplementary Software] [Journal Cover] [In This Issue] [The Author File] [Supplementary Software updated 18.09.2016]
   
  Baker R, Gent TC, Yang Q, Parker S, Vyssotski AL, Wisden W, Brickley SG, Franks NP. (2014) Altered Activity in the Central Medial Thalamus Precedes Changes in the Neocortex during Transitions into Both Sleep and Propofol Anesthesia. J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 1;34(40):13326-35. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1519-14.2014.
   
  Scriba MF, Rattenborg NC, Dreiss AN, Vyssotski AL, Roulin A. (2014) Sleep and vigilance linked to melanism in wild barn owls. J Evol Biol. 2014 Jul 24. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12450.
   
  Voirin B, Scriba MF, Martinez-Gonzalez D, Vyssotski AL, Wikelski M, Rattenborg NC. (2014) Ecology and neurophysiology of sleep in two wild sloth species. Sleep. 2014 Apr 1;37(4):753-61. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3584.
   
  Amendola E , Zhan Y , Mattucci C , Castroflorio E , Calcagno E , Fuchs C , Lonetti G , Silingardi D , Vyssotski A L , Farley D , Ciani E , Pizzorusso T , Giustetto M , Gross C T. (2014) Mapping pathological phenotypes in a mouse model of CDKL5 disorder. PLoS One. 2014 May 16;9(5):e91613. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091613. eCollection 2014.
   
  Gelegen C., Gent T.C., Ferretti V., Zhang Z., Yustos R., Lan F., Yang Q., Overington D.W., Vyssotski A.L., van Lith H.A., Wisden W., Franks N.P. (2014) Staying awake--a genetic region that hinders α2 adrenergic receptor agonist-induced sleep. Eur J Neurosci. 2014 Jul;40(1):2311-9. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12570. Epub 2014 Mar 27.[ Supporting Information ]
   
  Zhan Y., Paolicelli R.C., Sforazzini F., Weinhard L., Bolasco G., Pagani F., Vyssotski A.L., Bifone A., Gozzi A., Ragozzino D., Gross C.T. (2014) Deficient neuron-microglia signaling results in impaired functional brain connectivity and social behavior. Nat. Neurosci. 02 February 2014 | doi:10.1038/nn.3641 [ Supporting Information ]
   
  Duriez O., Kato A., Tromp C., Dell'omo G., Vyssotski A.L., Sarrazin F., Ropert-Coudert Y. (2014) How cheap is soaring flight in raptors? A preliminary investigation in freely-flying vultures. PLoS One. 9(1):e84887.
[ Supplementary Information ] [Google Earth: Sample Flight Path]
   
2013 Scriba M.F., Ducrest A.L., Henry I., Vyssotski A.L., Rattenborg N.C., Roulin A. (2013) Linking melanism to brain development: expression of a melanism-related gene in barn owl feather follicles covaries with sleep ontogeny. Front Zool. 10(1):42.
   
  Scriba M.F., Harmening W.M., Mettke-Hofmann C., Vyssotski A.L., Roulin A., Wagner H., Rattenborg N.C. (2013) Evaluation of two minimally invasive techniques for electroencephalogram recording in wild or freely behaving animals. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 199(3):183-9.
   
  Scheffzük C., Kukushka V.I., Vyssotski A.L., Draguhn A., Tort A.B., Brankačk J. (2013) Global slowing of network oscillations in mouse neocortex by diazepam. Neuropharmacology. 65:123-33.
   
2012 Zecharia A.Y., Yu X., Götz T., Ye Z., Carr D.R., Wulff P., Bettler B., Vyssotski A.L., Brickley S.G., Franks N.P., and Wisden W. (2012) GABAergic inhibition of histaminergic neurons regulates active waking but not the sleep-wake switch or propofol-induced loss of consciousness. J. Neurosci. 32(38):13062-13075.
   
  Sachs G., Traugott J., Nesterova A.P., Dell'omo G., Kümmeth F., Heidrich W., Vyssotski A.L., and Bonadonna F. (2012) Flying at no mechanical energy cost: disclosing the secret of wandering albatrosses. PLoS One. 7(9):e41449. [ Supplemental Text ] [Google Earth: Wandering Albatross Dynamic Soaring]
   
  Lesku J.A., Rattenborg N.C., Valcu M., Vyssotski A.L., Kuhn S., Kuemmeth F., Heidrich W., and Kempenaers B. (2012) Adaptive sleep loss in polygynous pectoral sandpipers. Science. 2012 Aug 9. [ Supplemental Text ] [ Supplemental Movie ] [ Supplemental Audio ] [ Supplemental Database ]
   
  Brankačk J., Scheffzük C., Kukushka V.I., Vyssotski A.L., Tort A.B., and Draguhn A. (2012) Distinct features of fast oscillations in phasic and tonic rapid eye movement sleep. J Sleep Res. 2012 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2012.01037.x.
   
  Lyamin O.I., Kosenko P.O., Vyssotski A.L., Lapierre J.L., Siegel J.M., and Mukhametov LM. (2012) Study of sleep in a walrus. Dokl Biol Sci., 444:188-91.
   
2011 Scheffzük C., Kukushka V.I., Vyssotski A.L., Draguhn A., Tort A.B.L. and Brankack J. (2011) Selective coupling between theta phase and neocortical fast gamma oscillations during REM-sleep in mice. PLoS One, 6(12):e28489. [ Figures S1 - S6 ] [ Supplemental Text ]
   
  Lesku J.A., Meyer L.C., Fuller A., Maloney S.K., Dell'Omo G., Vyssotski A.L. and Rattenborg N.C. (2011) Ostriches sleep like platypuses. PLoS One, 6(8):e23203. [ Figure S1 ] [ Figure S2 ] [ Supplemental Movie ] [ Supplemental Text ]
   
  Tsoar A., Nathan R., Bartan Y., Vyssotski A., Dell'Omo G. and Ulanovsky N. (2011) Large-scale navigational map in a mammal. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 108(37): E718-E724. [ Summary ] [ Supplemental Data ] [ Supplemental Movie ] [ Commentary by Edvard I. Moser ]
   
  Daan S., Spoelstra K., Albrecht U., Schmutz I., Daan M., Daan B., Rienks F., Poletaeva I., Dell'Omo G., Vyssotski A., and Lipp H.-P. (2011) Lab mice in the field: unorthodox daily activity and effects of a dysfunctional circadian clock allele. J Biol Rhythms, 26(2): 118-29. [ Supplemental Data ]
   
  Lesku J.A., Vyssotski A.L., Martinez-Gonzalez D., Witzeck C., and Rattenborg N.C. (2011) Local sleep homeostasis in the avian brain: convergence of sleep function in mammals and birds? Proc Biol Sci. 278: 2419-28.
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2010 Brankack J., Kukushka V.I., Vyssotski A.L., and Draguhn A. (2010) EEG gamma frequency and sleep-wake scoring in mice: Comparing two types of supervised classifiers. Brain Res. 1322: 59-71
   
2009 Pang D.S., Robledo C.J., Carr D.C., Gent T.C., Vyssotski A.L., Caley A, Zecharia A., Wisden W., Brickley S.G., and Franks N.P. (2009) An unexpected role for TASK-3 potassium channels in network oscillations with implications for sleep mechanisms and anesthetic action. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 106(51): 17546-17551
   
  Vyssotski A.L., Dell'Omo G., Dell'Ariccia G., Abramchuk A.N., Serkov A.N., Latanov A.V., Loizzo A., Wolfer D.P., and Lipp H.-P. (2009) EEG responses to visual landmarks in flying pigeons. Curr Biol. 19(14): 1159-1166.
[ Supplemental Data ] Publicity: Science NOW
   
2008 Traugott J., Dell'Omo G., Vyssotski A.L., Odijk D., and Sachs D. (2008) A time-relative approach for precise positioning with a miniaturized L1 GPS logger. ION GNSS 21st International Technical Meeting of Satellite Division, 16-19, September 2008, Savannah, GA: 1883-1894
   
  Rattenborg N.C., Voirin B., Vyssotski A.L., Kays R.W., Spoelstra K., Kuemmeth F., Heidrich W.,and Wikelski M. (2008) Sleeping outside the box: electroencephalographic measures of sleep in sloths inhabiting a rainforest.
Biol Lett. 4(4): 402-5.
[ Supplemental Data ] Publicity: Science NOW
   
2006 Vyssotski A.L., Serkov A.N., Itskov P.M., Dell'Omo G., Latanov A.V., Wolfer D.P., and Lipp H.-P. (2006) Miniature neurologgers for flying pigeons: multichannel EEG and action and field potentials in combination with GPS recording. J Neurophysiol 95: 1263-1273. [ Journal Cover ]