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  • 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 surfactants and polymers on stability of superparamagnetic nanoparticles and on immobilization and release of antitumor agents 

    Buchtelová, Hana; Škubalová, Zuzana; Kudr, Jiří; Strmiska, Vladislav; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2019-01-02)
    The current study demonstrates design, preparation and characterization of biocompatible superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) coated with three different polymers polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) polyoxyethylene ...
  • 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 ...
  • Identification of Sarcosine as a Target Molecule for the Canine Olfactory Detection of Prostate Carcinoma 

    Pacík, Dalibor; Plevová, Mariana; Urbanová, Lucie; Lacková, Zuzana; Strmiska, Vladislav; Nečas, Alois; Heger, Zbyněk; Adam, Vojtěch (Springer Nature, 2018-12-01)
    The hypothesis that dogs can detect malignant tumours through the identification of specific molecules is nearly 30 years old. To date, several reports have described the successful detection of distinct types of cancer. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Investigating the interplay between sarcosine and Ca2+-dependent signaling in prostate cells 

    Strmiska, Vladislav; Buchtelová, Hana; Michálek, Petr; Křížková, Soňa; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2019-01-02)
    It has been shown that sarcosine supplementation stimulates proliferation and invassivenes of prostate cells. Nevertheless, the exact molecular mechanism responsible for this phenomenon is not known. In the present study ...
  • Preparation and Optimisation of Cross-Linked Enzyme Aggregates Using Native Isolate White Rot Fungi Trametes versicolor and Fomes fomentarius for the Decolourisation of Synthetic Dyes 

    Vršanská, Martina; Voběrková, Stanislava; Jimenez Jimenez, Ana Maria; Strmiska, Vladislav; Adam, Vojtěch (MDPI, 2018-01-01)
    The key to obtaining an optimum performance of an enzyme is often a question of devising a suitable enzyme and optimisation of conditions for its immobilization. In this study, laccases from the native isolates of white ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sarcosine degradation pathway is involved in the epigenetics of prostate cells 

    Strmiska, Vladislav; Michálek, Petr; Buchtelová, Hana; Lacková, Zuzana; Guráň, Roman; Křížková, Soňa; Pompeiano Vaníčková, Lucie; Zítka, Ondřej; Stiborová, Marie; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (Mendel University in Brno, 2017-12-31)
    It has been shown that sarcosine suplementation stimulates the proliferation of prostate cells and also their invassiveness. In present study we show that enzymes conected with sarcosine conversion to glycine (sarcosine ...
  • Sarcosine is a prostate epigenetic modifier that elicits aberrant methylation patterns through the SAMe-Dnmts axis 

    Strmiska, Vladislav; Michálek, Petr; Lacková, Zuzana; Guráň, Roman; Křížková, Soňa; Pompeiano Vaníčková, Lucie; Zítka, Ondřej; Stiborová, Marie; Eckschlager, Tomáš; Klejdus, Bořivoj; Pacík, Dalibor; Tvrdíková, Eliška; Keil, Claudia; Haase, Hajo; Adam, Vojtěch; Heger, Zbyněk (FEBS Press, 2019-05-31)
    DNA hypermethylation is one of the most common epigenetic modifications in prostate cancer (PCa). Several studies have delineated sarcosine as a PCa oncometabolite that increases the migration of malignant prostate cells ...