HR Excellence in Science

RNDr. Veronika Urbanová, Ph.D.


Position Research Scientist - Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Ticks
Biology of Disease Vectors
Institute of Parasitology

Contact details +420 38 777 5453

Total found: 22 records
Fiorotti J., Urbanová V., Gôlo P.S., Bittencourt V., Kopáček P. (2022) The role of complement in the tick cellular immune defense against the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii Developmental and Comparative Immunology 126: 104234.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2021.104234
Perner J., Kučera M., Frantová H., Urbanová V., Kopáček P., Šíma R. (2022) Lyme disease transmission by severely impaired ticks Open Biology 12: 210244.
DOI: 10.1098/rsob.210244
Urbanová V., Kalinová Kalinová, Kopáček P., Šíma R. (2022) Experimental infection of mice and ticks with the human isolate of Anaplasma phagocytophilum NY-18 Pathogens 11: 820.
DOI: 10.3390/pathogens1107082
Fogaca A.C., Sousa G., Pavanelo D.B., Esteves E., Martins L., Urbanová V., Kopáček P., Daffre S. (2021) Tick Immune System: What Is Known, the Interconnections, the Gaps, and the Challenges Frontiers in Immunology 12: 628054.
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.628054
Kotál J., Buša M., Urbanová V., Řezáčová P., Chmelař J., Langhansová H., Sojka D., Mareš M., Kotsyfakis M. (2021) Mialostatin, a Novel Midgut Cystatin from Ixodes ricinus Ticks: Crystal Structure and Regulation of Host Blood Digestion International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22: 5371.
DOI: 10.3390/ijms22105371
Mahmood S., Šíma R., Urbanová V., Trentelman J.J., Krezdorn N., Winter P., Kopáček P., Hovius J., Hajdušek O. (2021) Identification of Tick Ixodes ricinus Midgut Genes Differentially Expressed During the Transmission of Borrelia afzelii Spirochetes Using a Transcriptomic Approach Frontiers in Immunology 11: 612412.
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.612412
Perner J., Hatalová T., Cabello-Donayre M., Urbanová V., Sojka D., Frantová H., Hartmann D., Jirsová D., Pérez-Victoria J.M., Kopáček P. (2021) Haem-responsive gene transporter enables mobilization of host haem in ticks Open Biology 11: 210048.
DOI: 10.1098/rsob.210048
Trentelman J.J., Šíma R., Krezdorn N., Tomás-Cortázar J., Barriales D., Takumi K., Butler J.M., Sprong H., Klouwens M.J., Urbanová V., Mahmood S., Winter P., Kopáček P., Anguita J., Hajdušek O., Hovius J. (2020) A combined transcriptomic approach to identify candidates for an anti-tick vaccine blocking B. afzelii transmission Scientific Reports 10: 20061.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-76268-y
Pospíšilová Pospíšilová, Urbanová V., Hes O., Kopáček P., Hajdušek O., Šíma R. (2019) Tracking of Borrelia afzelii transmission from infected Ixodes ricinus nymphs to mice Infection and Immunity 87: e00896-18.
DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00896-18
Perner J., Kotál J., Hatalová T., Urbanová V., Bartošová-Sojková P., Brophy P.M., Kopáček P. (2018) Inducible glutathione S-transferase (IrGST1) from the tick Ixodes ricinus is a haem-binding protein Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2018.02.002
Urbanová V., Hajdušek O., Šíma R., Franta Z., Grunclová L., Hönig Mondeková H., Bartošová-Sojková P., Jalovecká M., Kopáček P. (2018) IrC2/Bf e A yeast and Borrelia responsive component of the complement system from the hard tick Ixodes ricinus Developmental and Comparative Immunology 79: 86-94.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2017.10.012
Hönig Mondeková H., Šíma R., Urbanová V., Kovář V., Rego R. O. M., Grubhoffer L., Kopáček P., Hajdušek O. (2017) Characterization of Ixodes ricinus Fibrinogen-Related Proteins (Ixoderins) Discloses Their Function in the Tick Innate Immunity Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 7: 509.
DOI: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00509
Urbanová V., Hajdušek O., Hönig Mondeková H., Šíma R., Kopáček P. (2017) Tick Thioester-Containing Proteins and Phagocytosis Do Not Affect Transmission of Borrelia afzelii from the Competent Vector Ixodes ricinus Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 7: 73.
DOI: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00073
Perner J., Provazník J., Schrenková J., Urbanová V., Ribeiro J., Kopáček P. (2016) RNA-seq analyses of the midgut from blood- and serum-fed Ixodes ricinus ticks. Scientific Reports 6: 36695.
DOI: 10.1038/srep36695
Urbanová V., Šíma R., Šauman I., Hajdušek O., Kopáček P. (2015) Thioester-containing proteins of the tick Ixodes ricinus: Gene expression, response to microbial challenge and their role in phagocytosis of the yeast Candida albicans Developmental and comparative immunology 48: 55-64.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2014.09.004
Urbanová V., Hartmann D., Grunclová L., Šíma R., Flemming T., Hajdušek O., Kopáček P. (2014) IrFC - An Ixodes ricinus injury-responsive molecule related to Limulus Factor C. Developmental and comparative immunology 46: 439-447.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2014.05.016
Kopáček P., Hajdušek O., Burešová V. (2012) Tick as a model for the study of a primitive complement system. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 710: 83–93.
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5638-5_9
Burešová V., Hajdušek O., Franta Z., Loosová G., Grunclová L., Levashina E., Kopáček P. (2011) Functional genomics of tick thioester-containing proteins reveal the ancient origin of the complement system. Journal of Innate Immunity 3: 623–630.
DOI: 10.1159/000328851
Burešová V., Hajdušek O., Franta Z., Sojka D., Kopáček P. (2009) IrAM-An alpha2-macroglobulin from the hard tick Ixodes ricinus: characterization and function in phagocytosis of a potential patogen Chryseobacterium indologenes Developmental and Comparative Immunology 33: 489-498.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2008.09.011
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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