Volume 62 (2016) No. 6

Original Article

Cystatin C Is Associated with the Extent and Characteristics of Coronary Atherosclerosis in Patients with Preserved Renal Function

(cystatin C / coronary plaque / intravascular ultrasound / virtual histology)

A. KRÁL1, T. KOVÁRNÍK1, Z. VANÍČKOVÁ2, H. SKALICKÁ1, J. HORÁK1, K. BAYEROVÁ1, Z. CHEN3, A. WAHLE3, L. ZHANG3, K. KOPŘIVA4, H. BENÁKOVÁ2, M. SONKA3, A. LINHART1

12nd Department of Medicine – Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic

3Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

4Cardiology Department of Homolka Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

Pages: 225 - 234 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Aleš Král, 2nd Department of Medicine – Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, U Nemocnice 2, 128 08 Prague 2, Czech Republic. Phone: (+420) 224962605; Fax: (+420) 224 912 154; e-mail: ales.kral@vfn.cz


Original Article

The Relationship of Kynurenine and Neopterin Levels and Their Association with a Selection of Other Immune Markers in Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Patients

(CML / patients / kynurenine / neopterin / IDO / C-reactive protein / interleukin 6)

V. VONKA1, M. PETRÁČKOVA1, Z. HUMLOVÁ2, H. KLAMOVÁ1, L. KUJOVSKÁ-KRČMOVÁ3, M. DUŠKOVÁ1, B. PROCHÁZKA1

1Department of Experimental Virology, Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic

2Institute of Immunology and Microbiology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic

3Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, Charles University and 3rd Internal Gerontometabolic Clinic, University Hospital, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Pages: 235 - 240 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Vladimír Vonka, Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, U nemocnice 1, 128 20 Prague 2, Czech Republic. Fax (+420) 221 977 392; e-mail: vonka@uhkt.cz.


Original Article

Optimization and Validation of ELISA for Pre-Clinical Trial of Influenza Vaccine

(ELISA / influenza / validation / pandemic)

K. MITIC, L. MUHANDES, R. MINIC, V. PETRUSIC, I. ZIVKOVIC

Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera “Torlak”, Belgrade, Serbia

Pages: 241 - 249 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Irena P. Zivkovic, Department of Research and Development, Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera “Torlak”, Vojvode Stepe 458, 11152 Belgrade, Serbia, Phone/Fax: (+381) 11 397 5501; e-mail: izivkovic@torlak.rs.


Original Article

Anxiety and Hyperlocomotion Induced by Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress Can Be Moderated with Melatonin Treatment

(anxiety / CUMS / dopamine / hippocampus / locomotion / melatonin)

N. SPASOJEVIC, B. STEFANOVIC, P. JOVANOVIC, S. DRONJAK

Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Endocrinology, Institute of Nuclear Sciences “Vinca”, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Pages: 250 - 257 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Natasa Spasojevic, Laboratory for Molecular Biology and Endocrinology, Institute of Nuclear Sciences“Vinca”, P.O.B. 522-090, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia. Phone/Fax:(0038) 1113408688; e-mail: snatally@vinca.rs

Short Communication

Comparison of Plasma Osteopontin Levels between Patients with Borderline Ovarian Tumours and Serous Ovarian Carcinoma

(osteopontin / OPN / CA125 / epithelial ovarian cancer / borderline ovarian tumour)

J. H. ŽIVNÝ1, S. LEAHOMSCHI2, P. KLENER Jr.1,3, J. ŽIVNÝ2, M. HALUZÍK4, D. CIBULA2

1Institute of Pathological Physiology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Czech Republic

2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 31st Department of Medicine – Department of Haematology,

4Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic

Pages: 258 - 262 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Jan Živný, Institute of Pathological Physiology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Czech Republic,U Nemocnice 5, 128 53 Prague 2, Czech Republic. E-mail:jan.zivny@lf1.cuni.cz


Short Communication

Evaluation of Epidermal Neural Crest Stem Cells in Organotypic Spinal Cord Slice Culture Platform

(spinal cord injury / epidermal neural crest stem cells / organotypic slice culture)

S. PANDAMOOZ1,2, M. S. SAIED2, M. NABIUNI1, L. DARGAHI3, M. POURGHASEM4

1Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran

2Neuroscience Research Center, 3NeuroBiology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

4Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

Pages: 263 - 267 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Sareh Pandamooz, Department of AnimalBiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University,Tehran, Iran. Phone/Fax: +98 21 88848940; e-mail: sareh_158@yahoo.com