Publications and posters

Kucerova, L., Broz, V., Fleischmannova, J., Santruckova, J., Sidorov, R., Dolezal, V., Zurovec, M., (2012) Characterization of the Drosophila adenosine receptor: the effect of adenosine analogs on cAMP signaling in Drosophila cells and their utility for in vivo experiments Journal of Neurochemistry 121: 383-395. (pdf)

Fleischmannova, J.; Kucerova, L.; Sandova, K.; Steinbauerova, V.; Broz, V.; Simek, P.; Zurovec, M. (2012) Differential response of Drosophila cell lines to extracellular adenosine Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 42: 321-331. (pdf)

Viktorinová I., Kučerová L., Böhmová M., Henry I., Jindra M., Doležal P., Žurovcová M., Žurovec M. (2011) Characterization of two closely related ?-amylase paralogs in the bark beetle, Ips typographus (L.). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology Aug; 77(4):179-98. (pdf)

Takasu Y., Kobayashi I., Beumer K., Uchino K., Sezutsu H., Sajwan S., Carroll D., Tamura T., Zurovec M. (2010) Targeted mutagenesis in the silkworm Bombyx mori using zinc finger nuclease mRNA injection. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Oct; 40(10):759-65. (pdf)

Knight D., Harvey P.J., Iliadi K.G., Klose M.K., Iliadi N., Dolezelova E., Charlton M.P., Zurovec M., Boulianne G.L. (2010) Equilibrative nucleoside transporter 2 regulates associative learning and synaptic function in Drosophila. The Journal of Neuroscience Apr 7;30(14):5047-57. (pdf)

Kludkiewicz B., Takasu Y., Fedic R., Tamura T., Sehnal F., Zurovec M. (2009) Structure and expression of the silk adhesive protein Ser2 in Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dec;39(12):938-46. (pdf)

Doleželová E., Nothacker P., Civelli O., Bryant P.J., Žurovec M. (2007) A Drosophila adenosine receptor activates cAMP and calcium signaling. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 37, 318-329. (pdf)

Dolezelova E, Zurovec M, Böhmova M, Sehnal F. (2006) Use of two transcription starts in the G6PD gene of the bark beetle Ips typographus. Insect Mol Biol. 15, 25-32. (pdf)

Sehnal F., Kodrík D., Žurovec M. (2005) Silk as a source of new materials. BioForum Europe 9, 32-33.

Doleželová E., Žurovec M., Doležal T, Šimek P., Bryant P.J. (2005) The emerging role of adenosine deaminases in insects. INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 35, 381-389. (pdf)

Doležal T., Doleželová E., Žurovec M., Bryant, P. J. (2005) A role for adenosine deaminase in Drosophila larval development. PLoS Biology 3, 1213-1224. (pdf)

Sehnal F., Žurovec M. (2004) The construction of silk fiber core in Lepidoptera. Biomacromolecules 5, 666-674. (pdf)

Fedič R., Žurovec M., Sehnal F. (2003) Correlation between fibroin amino acid sequence and physical silk properties. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 35255-35264. (pdf)

Dolezal T, Gazi M, Zurovec M, Bryant PJ (2003) Genetic analysis of the ADGF multigene family by homologous recombination and gene conversion in Drosophila. Genetics 165, 653-66. (pdf)

Žurovec M, Dolezal T, Gazi M, Pavlova E, Bryant (2002) Adenosine deaminase-related growth factors stimulate cell proliferation in Drosophila by depleting extracellular adenosine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 99, 4403-4408. (pdf)

Žurovec M., Sehnal F. (2002) Unique molecular architecture of silk fibroin in the waxmoth, Galleria mellonella. J Biol Chem. 277, 22639-47. (pdf)

Fedič R., Žurovec M., Sehnal F. (2002) The silk of Lepidoptera. J. Insect Biotech. Sericol. 1-15. (pdf)

Nirmala X., Kodrík D., Žurovec M., Sehnal F. (2001) Insect silk contains both a Kunitz-type and a unique Kazal-type proteinase inhibitor. Eur. J. Biochem. 268, 2064-2073. (pdf)

Nirmala X., Mita K., Vanisree V., Žurovec M., Sehnal F. (2001) Identification of four small molecular mass proteins in the silk of Bombyx mori. Insect Mol. Biol. 10, 437-445. (pdf)

Nirmala X., Hypša V., Žurovec M. (2001) Molecular phylogeny of Calyptratae (Diptera: Brachycera): the evolution of 18S and 16S ribosomal rDNA in higher dipterans and their use in phylogenetic inference. Insect Mol. Biol. 10, 475-485. (pdf)

Zurovec M., Dolezal T., Gazi M., Bryant P.(2001) ADGFs - growth factors with enzymatic activity Abstract - 42nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C., March 21 - 25, 2001.

Zurovec M. and Sehnal F. (2001) Unusual fibroin structure in the waxmoth, Galleria mellonella: Implications for fibre formation. ESF Network on Silk: Properties and Production, Workshop "Assembly, Structure and Properties of Fibrous Proteins with Emphasis on Silk". Villa Olmo, Como (Italy), October 19-21.

Zurovec M., Saget O., Kawamura K., Bryant P.J. (2000) Genetic analysis of IDGF genes. 41st Annual Drosophila Research Conference. March 22-26, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Žurovec M., Kodrík D., Yang C., Sehnal F., Scheller K. (1998) The P25 component of Galleria silk. Mol. Gen. Genet. 257, 264-270. (pdf)

Yang Ch., Teng X., Žurovec M., Scheller K., Sehnal F. (1998) Characterization of the P25 silk gene and associated insertion elements in Galleria mellonella. Gene 209, 157-165. (pdf)

Žurovec M., Yang Ch., Kodrík D., Sehnal F. (1998) Identification of a novel type of silk protein and regulation of its expression. J. Biol. Chem. 273, 15423-15428. (pdf)

Žurovec M., Petrenko O., Roll R., Enrietto P.J. (1998) A chicken c-Rel-estrogen receptor chimeric protein shows conditional nuclear localization, DNA bunding, transformation and transcriptional activation. Oncogene 16, 3133-3142. (pdf)

Zurovec M., Petrenko O., Enrietto P. (1996) Characterization of the Hormone-dependent Regulation of c-RelER, a Chicken cRel-Human Estrogen Receptor Chimera. Abstract - 12th Annual Meeting on Oncogenes, Hood College, Frederick Maryland, USA, June 18-22, 1996.

Yang Ch., Krishnan M., Žurovec M., Sehnal F., Scheller K. (1995) Correlations between ecdysteroid titre and silk gene expression in the last instar larvae of Galleria mellonella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Eur. J. Entomol. 92, 229-234. (pdf)

Žurovec M., Vašková M., Kodrík D., Sehnal F., Kumaran A.K. (1995) Light-chain fibroin of Galleria mellonella L. Mol. Gen. Genet. 247, 1-6. (pdf)

Žurovec M., Sehnal F., Scheller K., Kumaran K. (1992) Silk gland specific cDNAs from Galleria mellonella L. Insect Biochem. Molec. Biol. 22, 55-67. (pdf)

Rosypal S., Doškař J., Rosypalová A., Žurovec M. (1990) Establishment of the gene library of the polyvalent phage 812 and the phage 80alpha. Scripta Fac. Sci. Nat. Univ. Purkyn. Brunensis 20, 151-152.