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Dr.rer.nat. Ksenia Astanina

Department of Medicine I (Division of Oncology)
Position: Research Assistant

T +43 1 40400 73803


Cell Biology; Hematopoietic Stem Cells; Leukemia

Selected publications

  1. Astanina, K. et al., 2015. Lipid droplets as a novel cargo of tunnelling nanotubes in endothelial cells. Scientific Reports, 5, p.11453. Available at:
  2. Astanina, K. et al., 2014. Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles impair endothelial integrity and inhibit nitric oxide production. Acta Biomaterialia, 10(11), pp.4896-4911. Available at:
  3. Astanina, K. et al., 2010. Annexin XIIIb guides raft-dependent and -independent apical traffic in MDCK cells. European Journal of Cell Biology, 89(11), pp.799-806. Available at:
  4. Astanina, K. & Jacob, R., 2010. KIF5C, a kinesin motor involved in apical trafficking of MDCK cells. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 67(8), pp.1331-1342. Available at: