Peter Polčic’s homepage

Recent Publications (2009-2015):

  1. 1.Polčic, P., Jaká, P. & Mentel, M. (2015) Yeast as a tool for studying proteins of the Bcl-2 family. Microbial Cell 2: 74-87.

  2. 2.Gérecová G, Kopanicová J, Jaká P, Běhalová L, Juhásová B, Bhatia-Kiššová I, Forte M, Polčic P, Mentel M. (2013) BH3-only proteins Noxa, Bik, Bmf and Bid activate Bax and Bak indirectly when studied in yeast model. FEMS Yeast Research 13: 747-54.

  3. 3.Juhasova, B., Mentel, M., Bhatia-Kissova, I., Zeman, I., Kolarov, J., Forte, M. & Polcic, P. (2011). BH3-only protein Bim inhibits activity of antiapoptotic members of Bcl-2 family when expressed in yeast. FEBS Letters 585: 2709–2713.

  4. 4.Juhasova B, Bhatia-Kissova I, Polcicova K, Mentel M, Forte M & Polcic P (2011) Reconstitution of interactions of Murine gammaherpesvirus 68 M11 with Bcl-2 family proteins in yeast. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 407: 783-787.

  5. 5.Laco J, Zeman I, Pevala V, Polcic P & Kolarov J (2010) Adenine nucleotide transport via Sal1 carrier compensates for the essential function of mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier. FEMS Yeast Research 10:290-296.

  6. 6.Machala Z, Jedlovsky I, Chladekova L, Pongrac B, Giertl D, Janda M, Sikurova L. & Polcic P. (2009) DC discharges in atmospheric air for bio-decontamination – spectroscopic methods for mechanism identification.  Eur. Phys. J. D54: 195-204

Dr. Peter Polčic is associate professor at the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Curriculum vitae


Research Projects

Teaching (in Slovak)


Comenius University in Bratislava

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Department of Biochemistry

Mlynska dolina CH-1, Ilkovicova 6

842 15 Bratislava 4

Slovak Republic

Phone:   +421-2-60296-398

Fax:        +421-2-60296-398, 452


Last update: April 16, 2015