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  • Plasma-sprayed thermal barrier coatings: numerical study on damage localization and evolution 

    Slámečka, Karel; Skalka, Petr; Čelko, Ladislav; Pokluda, Jaroslav; Saucedo-Mora, Luis; Marrow, Thomas James; Thandavamoorthy, Uma (Gruppo Italiano Frattura, 2016-01-01)
    Thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) are advanced material systems used to enhance performance and in-service life of components operated at high temperatures in gas turbines and other power generation devices. Because of ...
  • The application of capillary electrophoresis, mass spectrometry and Brdicka reaction in human and rabbit metallothioneins analysis 

    Kepinska, Marta; Křížková, Soňa; Guszpit, Ewelina; Merlos Rodrigo, Miguel Ángel; Milnerowicz, Halina (Wroclaw Medical University, 2018-11-30)
    Background. Metallothioneins (MTs) constitute a family of evolutionary conserved low molecular weight proteins with small variations in their amino acid sequences. They play a role in the regulation of trace metals metabolism, ...
  • Application of the Enzymatic Electrochemical Biosensors for Monitoring Non-Competitive Inhibition of Enzyme Activity by Heavy Metals 

    Amirmansoor, Ashrafi; Sýs, Milan; Sedláčková, Eliška; Farag, Amir Shaaban; Adam, Vojtěch; Přibyl, Jan; Richtera, Lukáš (MDPI, 2019-07-03)
    The inhibition effect of the selected heavy metals (Ag+, Cd2+, Cu2+, and Hg2+) on glucose oxidase (GOx) enzyme from Aspergillus niger (EC 1.1.3.4.) was studied using a new amperometric biosensor with an electrochemical ...
  • Use of the industrial X-ray computed microtomography to address scientific questions in developmental biology 

    Tesařová, Markéta; Zikmund, Tomáš; Kaiser, Jozef (NDT.net, 2019-03-01)
    X-ray computed microtomography (microCT) that allows to extract quantitative 3D information about various objects is already a well-established and widely used industrial technique for non-destructive testing, materials ...
  • Electrochemical evaluation of selenium (IV) removal from its aqueous solutions by unmodified and modified graphene oxide 

    Koudelková, Zuzana; Býtešníková, Zuzana; Xhaxhiu, Kledi; Kremplová, Monika; Hynek, David; Adam, Vojtěch; Richtera, Lukáš (MDPI, 2019-03-02)
    The removal of selenium from superficial and waste water is a worldwide problem. The maximum limit according to the World Health Organization (WHO) for the selenium in the water is set at a concentration of 10 g/L. Carbon ...
  • Transcriptomic landscape of cisplatin-resistant neuroblastoma cells 

    Merlos Rodrigo, Miguel Ángel; Buchtelová, Hana; Jimenez Jimenez, Ana Maria; Adam, Pavlína; Babula, Petr; Heger, Zbyněk; Adam, Vojtěch (MDPI, 2019-03-31)
    The efficiency of cisplatin (CDDP) is significantly hindered by the development of resistance during the treatment course. To gain a detailed understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of cisplatin ...
  • Phenolic profile of edible honeysuckle berries (Genus Lonicera) and their biological effect 

    Juříková, Tunde; Rop, Otakar; Mlček, Jiří; Sochor, Jiří; Balla, Štefan; Szekeres, Ladislav; Hegedusová, A.; Hubálek, Jaromír; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René (MDPI, 2012-01-01)
    The current status of research on polyphenolic compounds in the berries of edible honeysuckle and their biological effects, including recommended utilization, are reviewed. The major classes of phenolic compounds in the ...
  • Prognostic Significance of Serum Free Amino Acids in Head and Neck Cancers 

    Všianský, Vít; Svobodová, Markéta; Gumulec, Jaromír; Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Štěrbová, Dagmar; Zítka, Ondřej; Kostřica, Rom; Smilek, Pavel; Plzák, Jan; Betka, Jan; Kalfert, David; Masařík, Michal; Raudenská, Martina (MDPI, 2019-05-31)
    Despite distinctive advances in the field of head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) biomarker discovery, the spectrum of clinically useful prognostic serum biomarkers is limited. As metabolic activities in highly ...
  • Beads-Based Electrochemical Assay for the Detection of Influenza Hemagglutinin Labeled with CdTe Quantum Dots 

    Krejčová, Ludmila; Nejdl, Lukáš; Hynek, David; Křížková, Soňa; Kopel, Pavel; Adam, Vojtěch; Kizek, René (MDPI, 2013-12-13)
    In this study we describe a beads-based assay for rapid, sensitive and specific isolation and detection of influenza vaccine hemagglutinin (HA). Amplification of the hemagglutinin signal resulted from binding of an ...
  • Capillary Blood GSH Level Monitoring, Using an Electrochemical Method Adapted for Micro Volumes 

    Buchtová, Žaneta; Lacková, Zuzana; Kudr, Jiří; Zítka, Zdeněk; Škoda, Jan; Zítka, Ondřej (MDPI, 2018-10-01)
    Glutathione (gamma-glutamyl-cysteinyl-glycine; also known as GSH) is an endogenous antioxidant that plays a crucial role in cell defense mechanisms against oxidative stress. It is thus not surprising that this molecule can ...
  • Raman and XPS studies of ammonia sensitive polypyrrole nanorods and nanoparticles 

    Šetka, Milena; Calavia, Raul; Vojkůvka, Lukáš; Llobet, Eduard; Drbohlavová, Jana; Vallejos Vargas, Stella (Springer Nature, 2019-06-11)
    Raman and XPS studies of ammonia sensitive polypyrrole nanorods and nanoparticles, respectively and tested upon ammonia exposure using Raman and X-ray photonelectrone spectroscopy (XPS). Characterization of both nanomaterilas ...
  • Efficient Modulation and Processing Method for Closed-Loop Fiber Optic Gyroscope with Piezoelectric Modulator 

    Skalský, Michal; Havránek, Zdeněk; Fialka, Jiří (MDPI, 2019-04-10)
    This paper presents a simple method for compensating the Sagnac phase shift in an interferometric fiber-optic gyroscope (I-FOG) with a piezoelectric modulator. The common advantages of I-FOGs with closed-loop compensation ...
  • Geometric-Phase Microscopy for Quantitative Phase Imaging of Isotropic, Birefringent and Space-Variant Polarization Samples 

    Bouchal, Petr; Štrbková, Lenka; Dostál, Zbyněk; Chmelík, Radim; Bouchal, Zdeněk (Springer Nature, 2019-03-05)
    We present geometric-phase microscopy allowing a multipurpose quantitative phase imaging in which the ground-truth phase is restored by quantifying the phase retardance. The method uses broadband spatially incoherent light ...
  • Multimode fibre: Light-sheet microscopy at the tip of a needle 

    Plöschner, Martin; Kollárová, Věra; Dostál, Zbyněk; Nylk, Jonathan; Barton-Owen, Thomas; Ferrier, David E.K.; Chmelík, Radim; Dholakia, Kishan; Čižmár, Tomáš (Springer Nature, 2015-12-14)
    Light-sheet fluorescence microscopy has emerged as a powerful platform for 3-D volumetric imaging in the life sciences. Here, we introduce an important step towards its use deep inside biological tissue. Our new technique, ...
  • Isolation of Arginine Using Maghemite Particles 

    Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Kopel, Pavel; Horký, Pavel; Zítka, Ondřej; Adam, Vojtěch (TANGER, 2019-02-01)
    In this paper, we report the optimal conditions for the isolation of amino acid arginine from different types of matrix, such as blood, plasma or tissue and their characterization using ion-exchange liquid chromatography with ...
  • -Fe2O3 Nanoparticles as a Potential Sensor for Histamine Isolation 

    Gagić, Milica; Kopel, Pavel; Cernei, Natalia Vladimirovna; Zítka, Ondřej; Švec, Pavel; Jamroz, Ewelina; Adam, Vojtěch (TANGER, 2019-02-01)
    Histamine, biologically active amine, is normally present in the body and it is involved in a local regulation of physiological processes. It occurs in food as a product of microbial decarboxylation of amino acid histidine, and ...
  • The Effect of Temperature Treatment TiO2 Nanoparticles on Antibacterial Properties 

    Býtešníková, Zuzana; Valečková, Vendula; Švec, Pavel; Richtera, Lukáš; Šmerková, Kristýna; Vítek, Petr; Adam, Vojtěch (TANGER, 2019-02-01)
    The synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles (NPs) under various temperature treatments was described and TiO2 NPs was subsequently tested as an antibacterial agent. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Raman spectroscopy, Dynamic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Modification of electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry for determination of arsenic in high salinity samples 

    Smolíková, Vendula; Pelcová, Pavlína; Hedbávný, Josef; Zlámalová, Lucie; Ridošková, Andrea (Mendel University in Brno, 2019-01-02)
    The electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry (ET-AAS) method was optimized for determination of the arsenic content in high salinity samples. The combination of palladium (1 g/l) modifier, graphite furnace temperature ...

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