Citing Skan#

If you use Skan in your work, please cite it as


Juan Nunez-Iglesias, Adam J. Blanch, Oliver Looker, Matthew W. Dixon, and Leann Tilley. A new Python library to analyse skeleton images confirms malaria parasite remodelling of the red blood cell membrane skeleton. PeerJ, 6:e4312, 2018. doi:10.7717/peerj.4312.

So far, the following publications rely on Skan:

  • Zoltan Csati, Jean-François Witz, Vincent Magnier, Ahmed El Bartali, Nathalie Limodin, and Denis Najjar. CristalX: Facilitating simulations for experimentally obtained grain-based microstructures. SoftwareX, 14:100669, June 2021. doi:10.1016/j.softx.2021.100669.

  • Kevin F. Hoffseth, Jennifer Simkin, Emily Busse, Kennon Stewart, James Watt, Andrew Chapple, Aaron Hargrove, and Mimi C. Sammarco. A new approach to analyzing regenerated bone quality in the mouse digit amputation model using semi-automatic processing of microCT data. Bone, 144:115776, March 2021. doi:10.1016/j.bone.2020.115776.

  • Boyin Liu, Adam J. Blanch, Arman Namvar, Olivia Carmo, Snigdha Tiash, Dean Andrew, Eric Hanssen, Vijay Rajagopal, Matthew W. A. Dixon, and Leann Tilley. Multimodal analysis of Plasmodium knowlesi-infected erythrocytes reveals large invaginations, swelling of the host cell, and rheological defects. Cellular Microbiology, 21(5):e13005, February 2019. doi:10.1111/cmi.13005.

  • Oliver Looker, Adam J. Blanch, Boyin Liu, Juan Nunez-Iglesias, Paul J. McMillan, Leann Tilley, and Matthew W. A. Dixon. The knob protein KAHRP assembles into a ring-shaped structure that underpins virulence complex assembly. PLOS Pathogens, 15(5):e1007761, May 2019. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1007761.

  • Silvio Paone, Sarah D'Alessandro, Silvia Parapini, Francesco Celani, Valentina Tirelli, Manoochehr Pourshaban, and Anna Olivieri. Characterization of the erythrocyte GTPase Rac1 in relation to Plasmodium falciparum invasion. Scientific Reports, December 2020. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-79052-0.

  • Martin Pfister, Hannes Stegmann, Kornelia Schützenberger, Bhavapriya Jasmin Schäfer, Christine Hohenadl, Leopold Schmetterer, Martin Gröschl, and René M. Werkmeister. Deep learning differentiates between healthy and diabetic mouse ears from optical coherence tomography angiography images. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, February 2021. doi:10.1111/nyas.14582.

  • Stéfan van der Walt. Scientific Python: A Mature Computational Ecosystem for Microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(S2):132–133, August 2019. doi:10.1017/s1431927619001399.

  • Jan D. Warncke and Hans-Peter Beck. Host Cytoskeleton Remodeling throughout the Blood Stages of Plasmodium falciparum. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, September 2019. doi:10.1128/mmbr.00013-19.

  • Richard Weinkamer, Philip Kollmannsberger, and Peter Fratzl. Towards a Connectomic Description of the Osteocyte Lacunocanalicular Network in Bone. Current Osteoporosis Reports, 17(4):186–194, September 2019. doi:10.1007/s11914-019-00515-z.