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  • Apoferritin as an ubiquitous nanocarrier with excellent shelf life 

    Dostálová, Simona; Vašíčková, Kateřina; Hynek, David; Křížková, Soňa; Richtera, Lukáš; Vaculovičová, Markéta; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Stiborová, Marie; Heger, Zbyněk; Adam, Vojtěch (Dove Media Press, 2017-03-24)
    Due to many adverse effects of conventional chemotherapy, novel methods of targeting drugs to cancer cells are being investigated. Nanosize carriers are a suitable platform for this specific delivery. Herein, we evaluated ...
  • Apoferritin modified magnetic particles as doxorubicin carriers for anticancer drug delivery 

    Blažková, Iva; Nguyen, Hoai Viet; Dostálová, Simona; Kopel, Pavel; Stanisavljevic, Maja; Vaculovičová, Markéta; Stiborová, Marie; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Kizek, René; Adam, Vojtěch (MDPI, 2013-06-27)
    Magnetic particle mediated transport in combination with nanomaterial based drug carrier has a great potential for targeted cancer therapy. In this study, doxorubicin encapsulation into the apoferritin and its conjugation ...
  • Apoferritin-mediated doxorubicin internalization through transferrin receptor 1 

    Krausová, Kateřina; Dostálová, Simona; Hynek, David; Křížková, Soňa; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2017-12-31)
    This work is aimed at the possibilities of targeted drug delivery into the tumour tissue. This approach can greatly reduce the otherwise serious side effects of conventional treatment - systemic toxicity. For this purpose, ...
  • Comparative gene expression profiling of human metallothionein-3 up-regulation in neuroblastoma cells and its impact on susceptibility to cisplatin 

    Merlos Rodrigo, Miguel Ángel; Dostálová, Simona; Buchtelová, Hana; Strmiska, Vladislav; Michálek, Petr; Křížková, Soňa; Vícha, Aleš; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Stiborová, Marie; Heger, Zbyněk; Adam, Vojtěch (Impact Journals, 2018-01-12)
    Human metallothionein-3 (hMT-3), also known as growth inhibitory factor, is predominantly expressed in the central nervous system. hMT-3 is presumed to participate in the processes of heavy metal detoxification, regulation ...
  • Effect of Ampicillin, Streptomycin, Penicillin and Tetracycline on Metal Resistant and Non-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus 

    Hegerová, Dagmar; Dostálová, Simona; Blažková, Iva; Michálek, Petr; Ruttkay-Nedecký, Branislav; Sklenář, Matěj; Nejdl, Lukáš; Kudr, Jiří; Gumulec, Jaromír; Tmejová, Kateřina; Konečná, Marie; Vaculovičová, Markéta; Hynek, David; Masařík, Michal; Kynický, Jindřich; Kizek, René; Adam, Vojtěch (MDPI AG, POSTFACH, 2014-03-19)
    There is an arising and concerning issue in the field of bacterial resistance, which is confirmed by the number of deaths associated with drug-resistant bacterial infections. The aim of this study was to compare the effects ...
  • Effect of apoferritin surface-biomacromolecular modification on cellular uptake and inhibition of protein corona 

    Tesařová, Barbora; Dostálová, Simona; Charousová, Markéta; Škubalová, Zuzana; Guráň, Roman; Do, Tomáš; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2019-01-02)
    The effects of surface modifications (PEGylation and PASylation) of natural nanocarriers based on apoferritin (FRT) were tested in this work. The main goals of performed PEGylation/PASylation were decreased protein corona ...
  • Evaluation of cytotoxicity of biphasic TiO2 nanoparticles with organic surface coatings 

    Škubalová, Zuzana; Buchtelová, Hana; Strmiska, Vladislav; Dostálová, Simona; Michálek, Petr; Křížková, Soňa; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2019-01-02)
    Titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) are used in lots of human applications because of their extraordinary nano scaled properties. Particularly, due to their photoprotective properties, they are used in topical ...
  • hNET as a target for neuroblastoma nanomedicine 

    Charousová, Markéta; Dostálová, Simona; Haddad, Yazan Abdulmajeed Eyadh; Strmiska, Vladislav; Křížková, Soňa; Hynek, David; Milosavljević, Vedran; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2017-12-31)
    Chemotherapy often results in various side effects, which can negatively affect health. Neuroblastoma, one of the most common types of childhood cancer, is but one of the examples, where side effects of chemotherapeutic ...
  • Improving cytocompatibility of CdTe quantum dots by Schiff-base-coordinated lanthanides surface doping 

    Buchtelová, Hana; Strmiska, Vladislav; Škubalová, Zuzana; Dostálová, Simona; Michálek, Petr; Křížková, Soňa; Hynek, David; Kalina, Lukáš; Richtera, Lukáš; Moulick, Amitava; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (BioMed Central, 2018-04-19)
    Background: Suitable fluorophores are the core of fluorescence imaging. Among the most exciting, yet controversial, labels are quantum dots (QDs) with their unique optical and chemical properties, but also considerable ...
  • Izolace a purifikace nukleových kyselin pomocí magnetizovatelných mikro- a nanočástic 

    Dostálová, Simona
    Nukleové kyseliny jsou zcela jedinečnou složkou každého organismu. Určují jeho vzhled, chování nebo například dispozice k různým chorobám. I přes jejich důležitost je stále mnoho informací, které o nukleových kyselinách ...
  • Nanotransportéry pro teranostické aplikace 

    Dostálová, Simona
    Diplomová práce se zabývá využitím bakteriofága jako nanotransportéru léčiv v teranostice. Tímto termínem se označují v posledních letech velmi studované systémy, umožňující spojit diagnostiku, cílenou dopravu léčiv a ...
  • Platinum nanoparticles induce damage to DNA and inhibit DNA replication 

    Nejdl, Lukáš; Kudr, Jiří; Moulick, Amitava; Hegerová, Dagmar; Ruttkay-Nedecký, Branislav; Gumulec, Jaromír; Číhalová, Kristýna; Šmerková, Kristýna; Dostálová, Simona; Křížková, Soňa; Novotná, Marie; Kopel, Pavel; Adam, Vojtěch (PLOS, 2017-07-12)
    Sparsely tested group of platinum nanoparticles (PtNPs) may have a comparable effect as complex platinum compounds. The aim of this study was to observe the effect of PtNPs in in vitro amplification of DNA fragment of phage ...
  • Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen-Targeted Site-Directed Antibody-Conjugated Apoferritin Nanovehicle Favorably Influences In Vivo Side Effects of Doxorubicin 

    Dostálová, Simona; Polanská, Hana; Svobodová, Markéta; Balvan, Jan; Kryštofová, Olga; Haddad, Yazan Abdulmajeed Eyadh; Křížková, Soňa; Masařík, Michal; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Stiborová, Marie; Heger, Zbyněk; Adam, Vojtěch (Springer Nature, 2018-06-11)
    Herein, we describe the in vivo effects of doxorubicin (DOX) encapsulated in ubiquitous protein apoferritin (APO) and its efficiency and safety in anti-tumor treatment. APODOX is both passively (through Enhanced Permeability ...
  • Ruthenium-based core-shell nanoparticles with exceptional in vitro biocompatibility 

    Buchtelová, Hana; Strmiska, Vladislav; Dostálová, Simona; Michálek, Petr; Křížková, Soňa; Kopel, Pavel; Hynek, David; Richtera, Lukáš; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2017-12-31)
    The current study demonstrates design preparation and characterization of biocompatible hybrid ruthenium core-shell nanoparticles (RuNPs) coated with polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and polyoxyethylene stearate (POES). The ...
  • Specific Magnetic Isolation of E6 HPV16 Modified Magnetizable Particles Coupled with PCR and Electrochemical Detection 

    Jimenez Jimenez, Ana Maria; Ruttkay-Nedecký, Branislav; Dostálová, Simona; Krejčová, Ludmila; Richtera, Lukáš; Adam, Vojtěch; Michálek, Petr (MDPI, 2016-05-01)
    The majority of carcinomas that were developed due to the infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) are caused by high-risk HPV types, HPV16 and HPV18. These HPV types contain the E6 and E7 oncogenes, so the fast detection ...
  • Study of Linkage between Glutathione Pathway and the Antibiotic Resistance of Escherichia coli from Patients Swab 

    Komínková, Markéta; Michálek, Petr; Číhalová, Kristýna; Guráň, Roman; Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Nejdl, Lukáš; Šmerková, Kristýna; Dostálová, Simona; Hegerová, Dagmar; Heger, Zbyněk; Veselý, Radek; Gumulec, Jaromír; Kynický, Jindřich; Xhaxhiu, Kledi; Zítka, Ondřej; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René (MDPI, 2015-03-31)
    In this work, we focused on the differences between bacterial cultures of E. coli obtained from swabs of infectious wounds of patients compared to laboratory E. coli. In addition, blocking of the protein responsible for ...
  • Study of Linkage between Glutathione Pathway and the Antibiotic Resistance of Escherichia coli from Patients’ Swabs 

    Komínková, Markéta; Kizek, René; Michálek, Petr; Číhalová, Kristýna; Guráň, Roman; Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Nejdl, Lukáš; Šmerková, Kristýna; Dostálová, Simona; chudobova, Dagmar; Heger, Zbyněk; Veselý, Radek; Gumulec, Jaromír; Kynický, Jindřich; Xhaxhiu, Kledi; Zítka, Ondřej; Adam, Vojtěch (MDPI, 2015-05-31)
    In this work, we focused on the differences between bacterial cultures of E. coli obtained from swabs of infectious wounds of patients compared to laboratory E. coli. In addition, blocking of the protein responsible for ...
  • Surface PEGylation and PASylation to regulate nanoparticle interactions with biological environment 

    Tesařová, Barbora; Dostálová, Simona; Hynek, David; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2017-12-31)
    Many researchers are developing nanocarriers in order to minimalize side effects of cytotoxic drugs during cancer treatment via chemotherapy. Nanocarriers can serve as a suitable platform for targeted drug delivery. To ...