Volume 60 (2014) No. 1

Original article

Comparison of the Cellular Composition of Two Different Chondrocyte-Seeded Biomaterials and the Results of Their Transplantation in Humans

(tissue engineering of cartilage / autologous chondrocyte transplantation / biopsy and immunohistochemical analysis / HYAFF 11 / fibrin scaffold)

M. Horák1, M. Handl2, A. Podškubka3, R. Kaňa4, J. Adler5, C. Povýšil6

1Department of Radiology, Homolka Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

2Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

3Department of Orthopedics, Teaching Hospital Na Bulovce, Prague, Czech Republic

4Department of Otorhinolaryngology, General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

5Tissue Bank, University Hospital Bohunice, Brno, Czech Republic

6Institute of Pathology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

Pages: 1 - 9 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Martin Horák, Department of Radiology, Homolka Hospital, Roentgenova 2, 150 00 Prague 5, Czech Republic. e-mail: martin.horak@homolka.cz

Original Article

Efficient ELISA for Diagnosis of Active Tuberculosis Employing a Cocktail of Secretory Proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

(tuberculosis / culture filtrate proteins / ELISA / MDR / secretory antigens / serodiagnosis)

D. Tiwari1,5,6, R. P. Tiwari2, R. Chandra1, P. S. Bisen3, S. Haque4

1Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

2Department of Biotechnology, Immunodiagnostic Division, Aspen Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Delhi, India

3School of Studies in Biotechnology, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, MP, India

4Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India

5School of Chemistry & Physics, 6Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Pages: 10 - 20 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Shafiul Haque, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi-110025, India. Phone & Fax: +91-11-26988335; e-mail: shafiul. haque@hotmail.com

Original Article

Skin Wound Healing in Obese and Lean Male Adolescent Rats Submitted to Pre-Weaning Litter Size Manipulation

(obesity / wound healing / skin / metabolic syndrome)

F. Sabol1, N. Bobrov2, M. Novotný3,4, T. Vasilenko4,5,6, Š. Mozeš7, Z. Šefčíková7, A. Molčányiová8, R. Tkáčová9, Z. Tomori10, P. Gál4,11

1Clinic of Heart Surgery, East-Slovak Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Košice, Slovak Republic

2Department of Forensic Medicine, 3Department of Pathological Physiology, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Košice, Slovak Republic

4Department for Biomedical Research, East-Slovak Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Košice, Slovak Republic

5Department of Pathological Anatomy, University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, Košice, Slovak Republic

6Clinic of Surgery, Košice-Šaca Hospital and Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Košice, Slovak Republic

7Department of Physiological Regulations, Institute of Animal Physiology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovak Republic

8LABMED Inc., Košice, Slovak Republic

9Clinic of Respiratory Medicine, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University and Louis Pasteur University Hospital, Košice, Slovak Republic

10Deparment of Biophysics, Institute of Experimental Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovak Republic

11Institute of Anatomy, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Pages: 21 - 27 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Peter Gál, Department for Biomedical Research, East-Slovak Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ondavská 8, 040 66 Košice, Slovak Republic. e-mail: galovci@-yahoo.com or pgal@vusch.sk

Original Article

Genetic Testing in the Management of Relatives of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

(echocardiography / DNA sequence analysis / cardiomyopathies)

P. Tomašov1, M. Minárik2, D. Zemánek1, P. Čadová1, S. Homolová1, K. Čurila3, M. Pěnička3, L. Benešová2, B. Belšánová2, P. Gregor3, J. Veselka1

1Department of Cardiology, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

2Laboratory for Molecular Genetics and Oncology, Genomac Research Institute, Prague, Czech Republic

3Third Department of Internal Medicine – Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Královské Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic

Pages: 28 - 34 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Pavol Tomašov, Department of Cardiology, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and University Hospital Motol, V Úvalu 84, 150 06 Prague 5, Czech Republic. Phone: (+420) 224 434 901; Fax: (+420) 224 434 920; e-mail: pavol.tomasov@fnmotol.cz

Original Article

Porcine Endogenous Retrovirus (PERV) Infection of HEK-293 Cell Line Alters Expression of Human Endogenous Retrovirus (HERV-W) Sequences

(transplantation / heterologous / endogenous retroviruses / recombination / genetic)

G. Machnik1, E. Klimacka-Nawrot2, D. Sypniewski3, D. Matczyńska3, S. Gałka3, I. Bednarek3, B. Okopień1

1Department of Pharmacology, 2Department of Basic Biomedical Sciences, 3Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Pages: 35 - 46 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Grzegorz Machnik, Department of Pharmacology, Medical University of Silesia, Medyków 18, 40-752 Katowice, Poland. Phone: (+48) 322 088 517; Fax: (+48) 322 523 902; e-mail: gmachnik@sum.edu.pl

Original Article

Female Rat Hippocampal Cell Density after Conditioned Place Preference

(female rats / conditioning place preference / neurons / astrocytes / hippocampus)

M. Jahanshahi, R. Shaabani, E. G. Nikmahzar, F. Babakordi

Department of Anatomy, Neuroscience Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran

Pages: 47 - 51 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Mehrdad Jahanshahi, Department of Anatomy, Neuroscience Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, km 4 Gorgan-Sari road (Shastcola), Gorgan, Iran. Phone: 0098-171-4420515; Fax: 0098-171-4420515; e-mail: mejahanshahi@yahoo.com