Comprehensive list

  •   Ayali, A. and Pener, M.P. (1992) Density-dependent phase polymorphism affects response to adipokinetic hormone in Locusta. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 101A: 549-552.

  •   Pener, M.P. Ayali, A. and Ben-Ami, E. (1992) Juvenile hormone is not a major factor in locust phase changes. In: Insect Juvenile Hormone Research. (Eds. Mauchamp, B. Couillaud, F. and Baehr, J.C.), pp.125-134. Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Paris.

  •   Ayali, A. Golenser, E. and Pener, M.P. (1994) Differences in response to adipokinetic hormones between gregarious and solitary locusts. In: Insect Neurochemistry and Neurophysiology 1993. , (Eds. Borkovec, A.B. and Loeb, M.J.), pp. 177-180. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

  •   Ayali, A. and Pener, M.P. (1995) The relations of adipokinetic response and body lipid content in locusts, with special reference to phase polymorphism. J. Insect Physiol. 41: 85-89. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali, A. Golenser, E. and Pener, M.P. (1996) Flight fuel related differences between solitary and gregarious locusts (Locusta migratoria migratorioides). Physiol. Entomol. 21: 1-6. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali, A. Pener, M.P. and Girardie, J. (1996) A comparative study of neuropeptides from the corpora cardiaca of solitary and gregarious Locusta. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 31: 439-450. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali, A. Pener, M.P. Sowa, S.M. and Keeley, L.L. (1996) Adipokinetic hormone content of the corpora cardiaca in gregarious and solitary migratory locusts. Physiol. Entomol. 21: 167-172.  (Abstract)

  •   Pener, M.P. Ayali, A. and Golenser, E. (1997) Adipokinetic hormone and flight fuel related characteristics of density-dependent locust phase polymorphism; a review. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 117B: 513-524. (Abstract)

  •   Pener, M.P. Ayali, A. Kelmer, G. Bennettova, B. Nemec, V. Rejzek, M. and Wimmer, Z. (1997) Comparative testing of several juvenile hormone analogues in two species of locusts, Locusta migratoria and Schistocerca gregaria. Pest. Sci. 51: 443-449.

  •  Harris-Warrick, R.M. Ayali, A. Baro, D.J. Johnson, B.R. Kim, M. Kloppenburg, P. Peck, J.H. and Tierney, A.J. (1998) Potassium channels, amines and the control of a small neural network. In: New Neuroethology on the Move: Proceedings of the 26th Gottingen Neurobiology Conference (Ed. Elsner, N.), pp. 87-104. Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart.

  •   Ayali, A. Johnson, B.R. and Harris-Warrick, R.M. (1998). Dopamine modulates graded and spike evoked synaptic inhibition independently at single synapses in the pyloric network of the lobster. J. Neurophysiol. 79: 2063-2069. (Abstract)

  •   Harris-Warrick, R.M., R.M. Johnson, B.R. Peck, J.H. Kloppenburg, P. Ayali, A. and Skarbinski, J. (1998) Distributed effects of dopamine modulation in the crustacean pyloric network. Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 860: 155-167.

  •   Ayali, A. and Harris-Warrick, R.M. (1998) Interaction of dopamine and cardiac sac modulatory inputs on the pyloric network in the lobster stomatogastric ganglion. Brain res. 794:155-161. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali, A. and Harris-Warrick, R.M. (1999) Monoamine control of the pacemaker kernel and cycle frequency in the lobster pyloric network. J. Neurosci. 19: 6712-6722. (Abstract)

  •   Baro, D.J. Ayali, A. French, L. Scholtz, N,L. Labenia, J. Lanning, C.C. Graubard, K. and Harris-Warrick, R.M. (2000) Molecular underpinning of motor pattern generator: Differential targeing of shal and shaker in the pyloric motor system. J. Neurosci. 20: 6619-6630. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali, A. Shefi, O. and Ben-Jacob, E. (2002) Self-organization of two-dimensional insect neural networks. In: Experimental Chaos 2001.  (Eds. Boccaletti, S. Gluckmam, B. J. Kurths, J. Pecora, L. M. and Spano, M. L.). pp 465-475. American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York.

  •   Shefi, O. Ben-Jacob, E. and Ayali, A. (2002) Growth morphology of two-dimensional insect neural networks. . Neurocomp.  44-46: 635-643. (Abstract) also in: Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 2003. Elsevier Science.

  • Ayali, A. Zilberstein, Y. and Cohen, N. (2002) The locust frontal ganglion: a central pattern generator network controlling foregut rhythmic motor patterns. J. Exp. Biol. 205: 2825-2832. (Abstract)

  •   Zilberstein, Y. and Ayali, A. (2002) The role of the frontal ganglion in locust feeding and moulting related behaviours. J. Exp. Biol. 205: 2833-2841. (Abstract)

  •   Shefi, O. Golding, I. Segev, R. Ben-Jacob, E. and Ayali, A. (2002) Morphological characterization of in vitro neuronal networks. Physical Review E 66: 021905. (Abstract) also in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research  4(4).

  •   Fuchs E., Kutsch W. and Ayali A. (2003) Neural correlates to flight-related density dependent phase polymorphism in locusts. J. Neurobiolo. 57: 152-162. (Abstract)

  •   Shefi O., Harel A., Ben Jacob E. and Ayali A. (2004) Biophysical constrains on neuronal branching.  Neurocomp. 58-60C: 487-495. (Abstract) also in: Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 2004. Elsevier Science.

  •   Ayali A. (2004) The insect frontal ganglion and stomatogastric pattern generator networks. NeuroSignals. 1-2: 20-36. Invited Review. (Abstract)

  •   Zilberstein Y., Fuchs E., Hershtik, L. and Ayali A. (2004) Neuromodulation for behavior in the locust frontal ganglion. J. Comp. Physiol. A. 190: 301-309. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali A. and and Zilberstein Y. (2004) The locust frontal ganglion: a multi-tasked central pattern generator. Acta Biol. Hung. 55(1-4): 129-135. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali A., Fuchs E. and Kutsch W. (2004) Neurophysiological studies of flight-related density-dependent phase characteristics in locusts. Acta Biol. Hung. 55(1-4): 137-141. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali A., Fuchs E., Zilberstein Y., Robinson A., Shefi O., Hulata E. , Baruchi I., and Ben-Jacob E. (2004)  Contextual regularity and complexity of neuronal activity: from stand-alone cultures to task-performing animals.  Complexity.  9(6): 25-32. (Abstract)

  •   Shefi O., Golobovitz S., Ben Jacob E. and Ayali A.  (2005) A two-phase growth strategy in cultured neuronal networks as reflected by the distribution of neurite branching angles.  J. Neurobiol. 62(3): 361-368. (Abstract).

  •   Fuchs E., Hulata E., Ben Jacob E. and Ayali A.  (2006) Adult, gender-specific behavior characterized by elevated neuronal functional complexity. NeuroReport 17: 1153-1158. (Abstract).

  •   Zilberstein Y., Ewer J. and Ayali A. (2006) Neuromodulation of the locust frontal ganglion during the moult - A novel role for insect ecdysis peptides. J. Exp. Biol, 209: 2911-2919. (Abstract).

  •   Gelmam S., Ayali A., Tytell E.D. and Cohen A.H. (2007) Larval lampreys possess a functional lateral line system. J. Comp. Physiol. A.  193: 271-277. (Abstract)

  •   Barkan S., Ayali A., Nottebohm F. and Barnea A. (2007) Neuronal recruitment in adult Zebra finch brain during a reproductive cycle. Dev. Neurobiol. 67: 687 - 701 (Abstract)

  •    Ayali A., Fuchs E., Hulata E.and  Ben Jacob E. (2007) The function of inter segmental connections in determining temporal characteristics of the spinal cord rhythmic output.  Neuroscience. 147: 236-246. (Abstract).

  •   Fuchs E., Ayali A., Robinson A., Hulata E. and    Ben Jacob E. (2007) Co-emergence of regularity and complexity during neural network development. Dev. Neurobiol. 67(13): 1802-1814. (Abstract).

  •   Rand D., Gueijman A., Zilberstein Y. and Ayali A. (2008) Interactions of suboesophageal ganglion and frontal ganglion motor patterns in the locust. J. Insect Physiol.   54(5): 854-860. (Abstract).

  •   Gelman S., Ayali A. Kiemel T., and Cohen A. H. (2008) Metamorphosis-related changes in the lateral line system of lampreys, Petromyzon marinus. J. Comp Physiol A.   194(11):945-56. (Abstract).

  •      Sorkin S., Greenbaum A., David-Pur M., Anava S., Ayali A., Ben Jacob E. and Hanein Y. (2009) Process entanglement as a neuronal anchorage mechanism.  Nanotechnology. 20 (1):015101. (Abstract).

  •   Anava S., Greenbaum A., Ben Jacob E., Hanein Y. and Ayali A. (2009) The regulative role of neurite mechanical tension in network development. Biophys. J. 96:1661-1670.(Abstract).

  •    Ayali A. (2009) The Role of the Arthropod Stomatogastric Nervous System in Moulting Behaviour and Ecdysis.  J. Exp. Biol. 212(Pt 4):453-9.  (Abstract).

  •    Anava S., Rand D., Zilberstein Y. and Ayali A.  (2009) Innexin genes and gap junction proteins in the locust frontal ganglion. Insect Biochem. Mol.  Biol . 39:224-233 (Abstract)

  •   Ayali A., Gelman S., Tytell E. D. and Cohen A. H.  (2009) Lateral line activity during undulatory body motions suggests a feedback link in closed-loop control of lamprey swimming. Can J. Zool.  87(8): 671-683 (Abstract).

  •   Greenbaum A., Anava S., Ayali A., Shein M., David-Pur M., Ben Jacob E. and Hanein Y.  (2009) One to one neuron-electrode interfacing. J. Neurosci. Meth. 182:219-224 (Abstract).

  •   Fuchs E., Ayali A., Ben Jacob E. and Boccaletti S. (2009) Formation of Synchronization Cliques During Development of Modular Neural Networks. Phys. Biol. 6:1-12 (Abstract)

  •   Geva N., Guershon M., Orlova M. and Ayali A.  (2010) Memoirs of a locust: Density-dependent behavioral change as a model for learning and memory. Neurobiol. Learn. Mem. 93:175-182 (Abstract).

  •   Ayali A.  (2010) The function of mechanical tension in neuronal and network development. Integr. Biol. 2:178-182. Full Text. See also Integr. Biol Top 10 articles 2009-2011

  •   Lucas C., Kornfein R., Chatterjee-Chakraborty M., Schonfeld J., Geva N., Sokolowski M.B. and Ayali A.  (2010) The locust foraging gene. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 74:52-56. (Abstract)

  •   Ayali A. and Yerushalmi Y. (2010) Locust research in the age of model organisms . J. Insect Physiol. 56:831-833.  (Abstract)  (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

  •   Ayali A. and Lange A. B. (2010) Rhythmic behaviour and pattern generating circuits in the locust: Key concepts and recent updates. J. Insect Physiol. 56:834-843. (Abstract)

  •   Rand D. and Ayali A. (2010) Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the locust hypocerebral ganglion. J. Insect Physiol. 56:884-892. (Abstract)

  •   Fuchs E., Holmes P. Kiemel T. and Ayali A. (2011) Intersegmental coordination of cockroach locomotion: adaptive control of centrally coupled pattern generator circuits. Front. Neural Circuits. 4: 125 (Abstract)

  •   Hanein Y., Tadmor O., Anava S. and Ayali A. (2011) Neuronal soma migration is determined by neurite  tension. Neuroscience. 172: 572-579  (Abstract)

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  •   Fuchs E., Holmes P. David T. and Ayali A.(2012) Proprioceptive feedback reinforces centrally-generated stepping patterns in the cockroach. J. Exp. Biol., 215:1884-1891 (Abstract)

  •   Ribak G., Rand D., Weihs D. and Ayali A. (2012) Evasive steering in flying locusts as evoked by looming objects. J. Comp Physiol A., 198:541-555 (Abstract)

  •   Kosa, G., Ayali, A., and  Ben Hanan, U. (2012) Design of a bio-mimetic jumping robot. In Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI), 2012 IEEE 27th Convention of (pp. 1-3). IEEE.

  •   Rand D. Knebel D. and Ayali A.  (2012) Octopamine neuromodulation in the locust stomatogastric nervous system.  Front. Invert. Physiol., 3:288 (Abstract)

  •   Guershon M., Ayali A., Golenser E. and Pener M.P. (2012) A juvenile hormone analogue enhances homosexual behaviour in female-deprived males of the migratory locust. Physiol. Entomol., 37:291-294 (Abstract)

  •   Ayali A. (2012) Models of Invertebrate Neurons in Culture. J. Mol. Histol., 43, 379-381 (Abstract)

 

 

 

 

  • Saad Y., Anabusi M., Anava S., Nadav G., Yerushalmi Y. and Ayali A. (2012) Fly neurons in culture: a model for neural development and pathology.  J. Mol. Histol., 43, 421-430 (Abstract)

  •   Orki O., Ayali A., Shai O. and Ben-Hanan U.  (2012) A Caterpillar locomotion model based on Assur Tensegrity Structures. Bioinspir. Biomim., 7(4): 046006 (Abstract)

  •   Guershon M., Ayali A. (2012) Innate phase behavior in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria.  Insect Sci., 19: 649-656 (Abstract).

  •    Berman T.S., Ayali A., and Gefen, E.  (2013) Neural Control of Gas Exchange Patterns in Insects: Locust Density-Dependent Phases as a Test Case.  PLoS One, 8(3):e59967 (Abstract).

  •   Ben-Nun A., Guershon M. and Ayali A.  (2013) Self-body-size perception in an insect. Naturwissenschaften 100: 479-484 (Abstract).

  •   Anava S., Saad Y. and Ayali A. (2013) The role of gap junction proteins in the development of neural network functional topology. Insect Mol. Biol. 22:457-472 (Abstract).

  •   Gueijman A., Ayali A., Ram Y., and Hadany L. (2013) Dispersing away from bad genotypes: The evolution of Fitness-Associated Dispersal (FAD) in homogeneous environments. BMC Evol. Biol. 13:125 (Abstract).

  •   de Santos-Sierra D., Sendiña-Nadal I., Leyva I., Almendral J.A., Anava S., Ayali A., Papo D., Boccaletti S. (2014) Emergence of small-world anatomical networks in self-organizing clustered neuronal cultures. PLoS One 9(1): e85828

  •   Ariel G., Ophir Y., Levi S., Ben-Jacob E. and Ayali A. (2014) Individuals’ intermittent motion is instrumental to the formation and maintenance of swarms of marching locust nymphs. PLoS One 9(7): e101636.

  •   Saad Y., Segal D. and Ayali A. (2015) Enhanced neurite outgrowth and branching precede increased amyloid-beta-induced neuronal apoptosis in an in-vitro Alzheimer's model. J. Alz. Dis. 43:993-1006 (Abstract)

  •   Cattan A., Ayali A. and Barnea A. (2015) The cell birth marker BrdU does not affect recruitment of subsequent cell divisions in the adult avian brain. BioMed Res. Intern.  2015: 126078. doi:10.1155/2015/126078

  •   de Santos-Sierra D., Sendiña-Nadal I., Leyva I., Almendral J.A., Ayali A., Anava S., Sánchez-Ávila C., Boccaletti S. (2015) Graph-based unsupervised segmentation algorithm for cultured neuronal networks' structure characterization and modeling. Cytometry. doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.22591.

  •   Couzin-Fuchs E., Kiemel T., Gal O., Ayali A. and Holmes P. (2015) Intersegmental coupling and recovery from perturbations in freely-running cockroaches. J. Exp. Biol. 218:285-297  (Abstract)

  •   Ayali A., Couzin-Fuchs E., David I., Gal O., Holmes P. and Knebel D. (2015) Sensory feedback in cockroach locomotion: current knowledge and open questions. J. Comp. Physiol. A. (Abstract)

  •   Couzin-Fuchs E., Gal O., Holmes P. and Ayali A. Differential control of temporal and spatial aspects of cockroach leg coordination. J. Insect Physiol. 79: 96-104 (Abstract)

  •   Huang S-P., Talal S., Ayali A, and Gefen E. (2015) The effect of discontinuous gas exchange on respiratory water loss in grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) varies across an aridity gradient . J. Exp. Biol. 218: 2510-2517 (Abstract)  See also: DGC not necessarily saving water Inside JEB

  •   Ayali A., Borgmann A., Bschges A., Couzin-Fuchs E., Daun-Gruhn S, and Holmes P. (2015) The comparative investigation of the stick insect and cockroach models in the study of insect locomotion. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 12:1–10 (Abstract)

  •   Zaitsev V., Gvirsman O., Ben Hanan U., Weiss A., Ayali A. and Kosa G. (2015) A locust-inspired miniature jumping robot. Bioinspir. Biomim. 10:  066012  doi:10.1088/1748-3190/10/6/066012

  •   Ariel G. and Ayali A. (2015) Locust collective motion and its modeling. PLoS Comput Biol 11(12): e1004522. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004522

  •   Talal S., Ayali A, and Gefen E. (2015) Discontinuous-gas-exchange-cycle characteristics are differentially affected by hydration state and energy metabolism in gregarious and solitarious desert locusts. J. Exp. Biol. 218: 3807-3815 (Abstract)

  •   David I., Holmes P., and Ayali A. (2016) Endogenous rhythm and pattern generating circuit interactions in cockroach motor centres. Biol. Open, 5:1229-1240  doi:10.1242/bio.018705

  •   Gvirsman O., Kosa G., and Ayali A. (2016) Dynamics and stability of directional jumps in the desert locust. PeerJ 4:e2481 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2481

  •   Segal G., Moshaiov A., Amichay G. and Ayali A. (2016) Neuro-fuzzy learning of locust's marching in a swarm. IEEE Xplore, 2016 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016, pp. 1208-1215. doi: 10.1109/IJCNN.2016.7727335

  •   Amichay G., Ariel G. and Ayali A. (2016) The effects of changing topography on the coordinated marching of locust nymphs.  PeerJ 4:e2742; DOI10.7717/peerj.2742

  •   Talal S., Ayali A, and Gefen E.  (2016) An experimental evolution study confirms that discontinuous gas exchange does not contribute to body water conservation in locusts. Biol. Lett. 12: p. 20160807-20160807 (abstract)

  •   Knebel D., Ayali A., Pflger HJ, and Rillich J. (2017) Rigidity and flexibility: The central basis of inter-leg coordination in the locust. Front. Neural Circuits 10:112; doi: 10.3389/fncir.2016.00112

  •   Cullen D.A., Cease A.J., Latchininsky A.V., Ayali A., et al. (2017). From Molecules to Management: Mechanisms and Consequences of Locust Phase Polyphenism. Adv. Insect Physiol. 53:167 -285. (Abstract)

  •   Beck A., Zaitsev V., Ben Hanan U., Kosa G., Ayali A. and Weiss A. (2017) Jump stabilization and landing control by wing-spreading of a locust inspired jumper. Bioinspir. Biomim. 12 066006. http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-3190/aa8ceb 

  •   Tala S., Gefen E., and Ayali A. (2018) Intricate but tight coupling of spiracular activity and abdominal ventilation during locust discontinuous gas exchange cycles. J. Exp. Biol., 221:JEB174722; doi: 10.1242/jeb.174722  See also: Breath-holding locusts don't keep spiracles open when they exhale Inside JEB

  •   Golov Y., Harari A., Rillich J. and Ayali A. (2018) Precopulatory behavior and sexual conflict in the desert locust. PeerJ, 6:e4356.  https://peerj.com/articles/4356/

  •   Knebel D., Wörner L., Rillich J.,  Nadler L., Pfluger H, Ayali A. and Couzin-Fuchs E. (2018) The subesophageal ganglion modulates locust inter-leg sensory-motor interactions via contralateral pathways. J. Insect Physiol. 107:116-124.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.03.007

  •   Knebel D., Asaf Y. and Ayali A. (2018) The use of MEMRI for monitoring central nervous system activity during intact insect walking. J. Insect Physiol. 108: 48-53 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.05.003

  •   Knebel D., Rillich J., Ayali A., Pfluger HJ, and Rigosi E.  (2018) Ex-vivo recordings reveal desert locust forelimb control is asymmetric.  Curr. Biol. 28, R1283-R1295   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.063

  •   Golov Y., Rillich J., Douek M. Harari A. and Ayali A. (2018) Sexual behavior of the desert locust during intra- and inter-phase interactions. J. Insect Behav. 31(6), 629-641 . http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10905-018-9703-z

  •   Knebel D., Rillich J., Nadler L., Pfluger HJ, and Ayali A. (2019) The functional connectivity between the locust leg pattern generators and the subesophageal ganglion higher motor center. Neurosci. Lett. 692: 77-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2018.10.060

  •   Lavy O., Gophna U., Gefen E., and Ayali A. (2019 Locust density does not directly affect gut bacterial composition. Front. Microbiol. 9:3020  https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.03020

  •   Knebel D., Ayali A., Guershon M. and Ariel G. (2019) Intra- vs. inter-group variance in collective behavior. Science Adv. Vol. 5, no. 1, eaav0695. http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/1/eaav0695

  •   Reches E., Knebel D., Rillich J., Ayali A. and Barzel B. (2019) The metastability of the double-tripod gait in locust locomotion. iScience 12, 53-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2019.01.002

  •   Talal S., Ayali A. and Gefen E. (2019) Respiratory gas levels interact to control ventilatory motor patterns in isolated locust ganglia.  J. Exp. Biol., 222, jeb195388. doi:10.1242/jeb.195388

  •   Ayali A. (2019) The puzzle of locust density-dependent phase polyphenism. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 35, 41-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2019.06.008

  •   Lavy O., Gophna U., Gefen E., and Ayali A. (2020) Dynamics of bacterial composition in the locust reproductive tract are affected by density dependent phase. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 96(4). pii: fiaa044. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiaa044

  •   Wegrzyn Y., Shapiro A., and Ayali A. (2020) Tight coupling of human walking and a four-legged walking-device. Eng. Res. Express. Eng. Res. Express 2 036001.

  •   Lavy O., Gophna U., Gefen E.,and Ayali A. (2020) Locust bacterial symbionts: an update. Insects 11(10), 655; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11100655

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