prof. RNDr. Jiří Vávra, DrSc.

Job Position: Research Scientist - Laboratory of Electron Microscopy

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E-mail: vavra@paru.cas.cz

Publications
Total found: 27 records
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Fiala I., Sacherová V., Vossbrinck C. (2017) Microsporidian genus Berwaldia (Opisthosporidia, Microsporidia), infecting daphnids (Crustacea, Branchiopoda): Biology, structure, molecular phylogeny and description of two new species European Journal of Protistology 61 : 1-12.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.07.005
Vávra J., Bílý T., Nebesářová J., Federici B. (2016) Occurrence, pathology, and ultrastructure of iridovirus and cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses in daphnids from the Czech Republic Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 140 : 35-38.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.07.008
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Fiala I., Nebesářová J. (2016) Globulispora mitoportans n. g., n. sp., (Opisthosporidia: Microsporidia) a microsporidian parasite of daphnids with unusual spore organization and prominent mitosome-like vesicles Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 135 : 43-52.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.02.003
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Fiala I., Refardt D., Larsson R. (2016) Microsporidia in a woodland pool I. Lanatospora costata sp. n. (Opisthosporidia, Microsporidia), parasite of Megacyclops viridis (Crustacea, Copepoda): fine structure and molecular phylogeny Acta Protozoologica 55 : 269-280.
DOI: 10.4467/16890027AP.16.023.6010
Hyliš M., Oborník M., Nebesářová J., Vávra J. (2013) Description and phylogeny of Zelenkaia trichopterae gen. et sp. nov. (Microsporidia), an aquatic microsporidian parasite of caddisflies (Trichoptera) forming spore doublets. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 114 : 11-21.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2013.04.010
Vávra J., Lukeš J. (2013) Microsporodia and 'The Art of Living Together' Advances in Parasitology 82 : 253-319.
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-407706-5.00004-6

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Vavra,Lukes_2013 (pdf)
Vávra J., Kamler M., Modrý D., Koudela B. (2011) Opportunistic nature of the mammalian microsporidia: experimental transmission of Trachipleistophora extenrec (Fungi: Microsporidia) between mammalian and insect hosts. Parasitology Research 108 : 1565–1573.
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-010-2213-3
Refardt D., Decaestecker E., Johnson P., Vávra J. (2008) Morphology, molecular phylogeny, and ecology of Binucleata daphniae n. g.,n. sp. (Fungi: Microsporidia), a parasite of Daphnia magna Straus, 1820 (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 55 : 393-408.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00341.x
Hyliš M., Oborník M., Nebesářová J., Vávra J. (2007) Aquatic tetrasporoblastic microsporidia from caddis flies (Insecta, Trichoptera): Characterization, phylogeny and taxonomic reevaluation of the genera Episetum Larsson, 1986, Pyrotheca Hesse, 1935 and Cougourdella Hesse, 1935. European Journal of Protistology 43 : 205-224.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.03.004
Valigurová A., Hofmannová L., Koudela B., Vávra J. (2007) An ultrastructural comparison of the attachment sites between Gregarina steini and Cryptosporidium muris. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 54 : 495-510.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00291.x
Vávra J., Becnel J. (2007) Vavraia culicis (Weiser, 1947) Weiser, 1977 revisited: cytological characterisation of a Vavraia culicis-like microsporidium isolated from mosquitoes in Florida and the establishment of Vavraia culicis floridensis subsp. n. Folia Parasitologica 54 : 0-0.
Hyliš M., Pilarská D., Oborník M., Vávra J., Solter L., Weiser J., Linde A., Mcmanus M. (2006) Nosema chrysorrhoeae n. sp. (Microsporidia), isolated from browntail moth (Euproctis chrysorrhoea L.) (Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae) in Bulgaria: Characterization and phylogenetic relationships. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 91 : 105-114.
Hyliš M., Pilarská D., Oborník M., Vávra J., Solter L., Weiser J., Linde A., Mcmanus M. (2006) Nosema chrysorrhoeae n. sp. (Microsporidia), isolated from browntail moth (Euproctis chrysorrhoea L.) (Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae) in Bulgaria: characterization and phylogenetic relationships. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 91 : 105-114.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2005.11.006
Vávra J., Horák A., Modrý D., Lukeš J., Koudela B. (2006) Trachipleistophora extenrec, n. sp., a new microsporidian (Fungi: Microsporidia) infecting mammals. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 53 : 464-476.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2006.00139.x

Documents to download:
Vavra et al. 2006 JEM (pdf)
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Vossbrinck C., Pilarská D., Linde A., Weiser J., Mcmanus M., Hoch G., Solter L. (2006) Vairimorpha disparis n. comb. (Microsporidia: Burenellidae): A redescription and taxonomic revision of Thelohania disparis Timofejeva 1956, a microsporidian parasite of the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 53 : 292-304.
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Vossbrinck C., Pilarská D., Linde A., Weiser J., Mcmanus M., Hoch G., Solter L. (2006) Vairimorpha disparis n. comb. (Microsporidia: Burenellidae): a redescription and taxonomic revision of Thelohania disparis Timofejeva 1956, a microsporidian parasite of the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 53 : 292-304.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2006.00108.x
Hyliš M., Weiser J., Oborník M., Vávra J. (2005) DNA isolation from museum and type collection slides of microsporidia. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 88 : 257-260.
Hyliš M., Weiser J., Oborník M., Vávra J. (2005) DNA isolation from museum and type collection slides of microsporidia. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 88 : 257-260.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2005.02.004
Vávra J. (2005) “Polar vesicles” of microsporidia are mitochondrial remnants (“mitosomes”)? Folia Parasitologica 52 : 193-195.
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Oborník M., Vossbrinck C. (2005) Microsporidia in aquatic microcrustacea: the copepod microsporidium Marssoniella elegans Lemmermann, 1900 revisited. Folia Parasitologica 52 : 163-172.

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