Publications

Total found: 69 records
Hajdušek O., Sojka D., Kopáček P., Burešová V., Franta Z., Šauman I., Winzerling J., Grubhoffer L. (2009) Knockdown of proteins involved in iron metabolism limits tick reproduction and development. PNAS USA 106: 1033-1038.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0807961106

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2009-PNAS (pdf)
Horn M., Nussbaumerová M., Šanda M., Kovářová Z., Srba J., Franta Z., Sojka D., Bogyo M., Caffrey C., Kopáček P., Mareš M. (2009) Hemoglobin digestion in blood-feeding ticks: mapping a multipeptidase pathway by functional proteomics. Chemistry & Biology 16: 1053-1063.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2009.09.009
Ovat A., Muindi F., Fagan C., Brouner M., Hansell E., Dvořák J., Sojka D., Kopáček P., Mckerrow J., Caffrey C., Powers J. (2009) Aza-peptidyl Michael acceptor and epoxide inhibitors-potent and selective inhibitors of Schistosoma mansoni and Ixodes ricinus legumains (asparaginyl endopeptidases). Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 52: 7192-7210.
DOI: 10.1021/jm900849h
Götz M., James K., Hansell E., Dvořák J., Seshaadri A., Sojka D., Kopáček P., Mckerrow J., Caffrey C., Powers J. (2008) Aza-peptidyl Michael acceptors. A new class of potent and selective inhibitors of asparaginyl endopeptidases (legumains) from evolutionarily diverse pathogens. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 51: 2816-2832.
DOI: 10.1021/jm701311r
Man P., Kovář V., Štěrba J., Strohalm M., Kavan D., Kopáček P., Grubhoffer L., Havlíček V. (2008) Deciphering Dorin M glycosylation by mass spectrometry. European Journal of Mass Spectrometry 14: 345-354.
Sojka D., Franta Z., Horn M., Hajdušek O., Caffrey C., Mareš M., Kopáček P. (2008) Profiling of proteolytic enzymes in the gut of the tick Ixodes ricinus reveals an evolutionarily conserved network of aspartic and cysteine peptidases. Parasites & Vectors 0-0.
DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-1-7
Sojka D., Hajdušek O., Dvořák J., Sajid M., Franta Z., Schneider E., Craik C., Vancová M., Burešová V., Bogyo M., Sexton K., Mc Kerrow J., Caffrey C., Kopáček P. (2007) IrAE – An asparaginyl endopeptidase (legumain) in the gut of the hard tick Ixodes ricinus. International Journal for Parasitology 37: 713-724.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2006.12.020
Burešová V., Franta Z., Kopáček P. (2006) A comparison of Chryseobacterium indologenes pathogenicity to the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata and hard tick Ixodes ricinus. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 93: 96-104.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2006.05.006
Grunclová L., Horn M., Vancová M., Sojka D., Franta Z., Mareš M., Kopáček P. (2006) Two secreted cystatins of the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata: differential expression pattern and inhibitory specificity. Biological Chemistry 387: 1635-1644.
DOI: 10.1515/BC.2006.204
Rego R. O. M., Kovář V., Kopáček P., Weise C., Man P., Šauman I., Grubhoffer L. (2006) The tick plasma lectin, Dorin M, is a fibrinogen-related molecule. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 36: 291-299.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2006.01.008

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Rego R. O. M., Kovář V., Kopáček P., Weise C., Man P., Šauman I., Grubhoffer L. (2006) The tick plasma lectin, Dorin M, is a fibrinogen-related molecule. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 36: 291-299.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2006.01.008
Rego R. O. M., Hajdušek O., Kovář V., Kopáček P., Grubhoffer L., Hypša V. (2005) Molecular cloning and comparative analysis of fibrinogen-related proteins from the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata and the hard tick Ixodes ricinus. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35: 991-1004.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2005.04.001
Grunclová L., Fouquier H., Hypša V., Kopáček P. (2003) Lysozyme from the gut of the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata: the sequence, phylogeny and post-feeding regulation. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 27: 651-660.
DOI: 10.1016/S0145-305X(03)00052-1
Kopáček P., Ždychová J., Yoshiga T., Weise C., Rudenko N., Law J. (2003) Molecular cloning, expression and isolation of ferritins from two tick species – Ornithodoros moubata and Ixodes ricinus. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 33: 103-113.
DOI: 10.1016/S0965-1748(02)00181-9
Saravanan T., Weise C., Sojka D., Kopáček P. (2003) Molecular cloning, structure and bait-region splice variants of ?2-macroglobulin from the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 33: 841-851.
DOI: 10.1016/S0965-1748(03)00083-3
Loosová G., Jindrák L., Kopáček P. (2001) Mortality caused by experimental infection with the yeast Candida haemulonii in the adults of Ornithodoros moubata (Acarina: Argasidae). Folia Parasitologica 48: 149-153.
Kopáček P., Weise C., Saravanan T., Vítová K., Grubhoffer L. (2000) Characterization of an ?-macroglobulin-like glycoprotein isolated from the plasma of the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata. European Journal of Biochemistry 267: 465-475.
DOI: 10.1046/j.1432-1327.2000.01020.x
Kovář V., Kopáček P., Grubhoffer L. (2000) Isolation and characterization of Dorin M, a lectin from plasma of the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 30: 195-205.
DOI: 10.1016/S0965-1748(99)00107-1
Kopáček P., Vogt R., Jindrák L., Weise C., Šafařík I. (1999) Purification and characterization of the lysozyme from the gut of the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 29: 989-997.
Wedde M., Weise C., Kopáček P., Franke P., Vilcinskas A. (1998) Purification and characterization of an inducible metalloprotease inhibitor from the hemolymph of greater wax moth larvae, Galleria mellonella. European Journal of Biochemistry 255: 535-543.

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