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  • Complexes of silver(I) ions and silver phosphate nanoparticles with hyaluronic acid and/or chitosan as promising antimicrobial agents for vascular grafts 

    Hegerová, Dagmar; Nejdl, Lukáš; Gumulec, Jaromír; Kryštofová, Olga; Merlos Rodrigo, Miguel Ángel; Kynický, Jindřich; Ruttkay-Nedecký, Branislav; Kopel, Pavel; Babula, Petr; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René (MDPI, 2013-06-28)
    Polymers are currently widely used to replace a variety of natural materials with respect to their favourable physical and chemical properties, and due to their economic advantage. One of the most important branches of ...
  • 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 ...
  • The effect of Benzothiazolone-2 on the expression of Metallothionein-3 in modulating Alzheimer's disease 

    Roy, Sudeep; Gumulec, Jaromír; Kumar, Akhil; Raudenská, Martina; Baig, Mohd Hassan; Polanská, Hana; Balvan, Jan; Gupta, Mansi; Babula, Petr; Odstrčilík, Jan; Choi, Inho; Provazník, Ivo; Masařík, Michal (Wiley Periodicals, 2017-08-15)
    Metallothioneins (MTs) are a class of ubiquitously occurring low-molecular-weight cysteine- and metal-rich proteins containing sulfur-based metal clusters. MT-3 exhibits neuro-inhibitory activity. The possibility to enhance ...
  • Influence of Long-Distance Bicycle Riding on Serum/Urinary Biomarkers of Prostate Cancer 

    Heger, Zbyněk; Gumulec, Jaromír; Ondrák, Aleš; Škoda, Jan; Zítka, Zdeněk; Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Masařík, Michal; Zítka, Ondřej; Adam, Vojtěch (MDPI, 2016-03-17)
    Herein, we present a study focused on the determination of the influence of long-distance (53 km) bicycle riding on levels of chosen biochemical urinary and serum prostate cancer (PCa) biomarkers total prostate-specific ...
  • Metallothionein – Immunohistochemical Cancer Biomarker: A Meta-Analysis 

    Gumulec, Jaromír; Raudenská, Martina; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René; Masařík, Michal (PLOS, 2014-01-08)
    Metallothionein (MT) has been extensively investigated as a molecular marker of various types of cancer. In spite of the fact that numerous reviews have been published in this field, no meta-analytical approach has been ...
  • A Novel Insight into the Cardiotoxicity of Antineoplastic Drug Doxorubicin 

    Heger, Zbyněk; Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Kudr, Jiří; Gumulec, Jaromír; Blažková, Iva; Zítka, Ondřej; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Stiborová, Marie; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René (MDPI, 2013-11-01)
    Doxorubicin is a commonly used antineoplastic agent in the treatment of many types of cancer. Little is known about the interactions of doxorubicin with cardiac biomolecules. Serious cardiotoxicity including dilated ...
  • Oxidative Stress Resistance in Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Renewal by Self-Eating 

    Balvan, Jan; Gumulec, Jaromír; Raudenská, Martina; Křížová, Aneta; Štěpka, Petr; Babula, Petr; Kizek, René; Adam, Vojtěch; Masařík, Michal (PLOS, 2015-12-15)
    Resistant cancer phenotype is a key obstacle in the successful therapy of prostate cancer. The primary aim of our study was to explore resistance mechanisms in the advanced type of prostate cancer cells (PC-3) and to clarify ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Role of Metallothionein in Oxidative Stress 

    Ruttkay-Nedecký, Branislav; Nejdl, Lukáš; Gumulec, Jaromír; Zítka, Ondřej; Masařík, Michal; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Stiborová, Marie; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René (MDPI, 2013-03-15)
    Free radicals are chemical particles containing one or more unpaired electrons, which may be part of the molecule. They cause the molecule to become highly reactive. The free radicals are also known to play a dual role in ...
  • Sarcosine as a potential prostate cancer biomarker – A review 

    Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Heger, Zbyněk; Gumulec, Jaromír; Zítka, Ondřej; Masařík, Michal; Babula, Petr; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Stiborová, Marie; Kizek, René; Adam, Vojtěch (MDPI, 2013-07-04)
    Prostate cancer (CaP) is the most common type of tumour disease in men. Early diagnosis of cancer of the prostate is very important, because the sooner the cancer is detected, the better it is treated. According to that ...
  • Serum and Tissue Zinc in Epithelial Malignancies: A Meta-Analysis 

    Gumulec, Jaromír; Masařík, Michal; Adam, Vojtěch; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Provazník, Ivo; Kizek, René (PLOS, 2014-06-19)
    Background and Objectives: Current studies give us inconsistent results regarding the association of neoplasms and zinc(II) serum and tissues concentrations. The results of to-date studies using meta-analysis are summarized ...
  • Simultaneous Automatic Electrochemical Detection of Zinc, Cadmium, Copper and Lead Ions in Environmental Samples Using a Thin-Film Mercury Electrode and an Artificial Neural Network 

    Kudr, Jiří; Nguyen, Hoai Viet; Gumulec, Jaromír; Nejdl, Lukáš; Blažková, Iva; Ruttkay-Nedecký, Branislav; Hynek, David; Kynický, Jindřich; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René (MDPI, 2015-01-01)
    In this study a device for automatic electrochemical analysis was designed. A three electrodes detection system was attached to a positioning device, which enabled us to move the electrode system from one well to another ...
  • 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 ...