HR Excellence in Science

Mgr. Barbora Konopová, Ph.D.

Position Research Scientist - Laboratory of Telomere Research
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Institute of Entomology

Contact details +420 38 777 5054


Research on lifespan regulation using eusocial insect models

Total found: 10 records
Čapková Frydrychová R., Konopová B., Peška V., Brejcha M., Sábová M. (2024) Telomeres and telomerase: active but complex players in life‑history decisions Biogerontology 25: 205-226.
DOI: 10.1007/s10522-023-10060-z
Truman J.W., Riddiford L., Konopová B., Nouzová M., Noriega F., Herko M. (2024) The embryonic role of juvenile hormone in the firebrat, Thermobia domestica, reveals its function before its involvement in metamorphosis Developmental Biology 12: RP92643.
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.92643
Brejcha M., Prušáková D., Sábová M., Peška V., Černý J., Kodrík D., Konopová B., Čapková Frydrychová R. (2023) Seasonal changes in ultrastructure and gene expression in the fat body of worker honey bees Journal of Insect Physiology 146: 104504.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2023.104504
Konopová B., Týč J. (2023) Minimal resin embedding of SBF-SEM samples reduces charging and facilitates finding a surface-linked region of interest. Frontiers in Zoology 20: article number: 29.
DOI: 10.1186/s12983-023-00507-x
Konopová B., Buchberger E., Crisp A. (2020) Transcriptome of pleuropodia from locust embryos supports that these organs produce enzymes enabling the larva to hatch. Frontiers in Zoology 17: 4: DOI: doi:10.1186/s12983-019-0349-2
Konopová B., Smýkal V., Jindra M. (2011) Common and distinct roles of juvenile hormone signaling genes in metamorphosis of holometabolous and hemimetabolous insects PLoS ONE 6: e28728.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028728

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Posnien N., Schinko J., Grossmann D., Shippy T.D., Konopová B., Bucher G. (2009) RNAi in the red flour beetle (Tribolium). Cold Spring Harbor Protocols 8: pdb.prot5256.
DOI: 10.1101/pdb.prot5256
Konopová B., Jindra M. (2008) Broad-Complex acts downstream of Met in juvenile hormone signaling to coordinate primitive holometabolan metamorphosis. Development 135: 559-568.
DOI: 10.1242/dev.016097
Konopová B., Jindra M. (2007) Juvenile hormone resistance gene Methoprene-tolerant controls entry into metamorphosis in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 10488-10493.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0703719104
Konopová B., Zrzavý J. (2005) Ultrastructure, Development, and Homology of Insect Embryonic Cuticles. Journal of Morphology 264: 339-362.


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