Peter Polčic’s Publications

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

  2. 2.Gerecova G, Kopanicová J, Jaka P, Behalová L, Juhasova B, Bhatia-Kissová I, Forte M, Polcic 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, Polčic P & Kolarov J (2010) Adenine nucleotide transport via Sal1 carrier compensates for the essential function of mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier. FEMS Yeast Research (in press).

  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. D 54: 195-204

  7. 7.Pevala V, Kolarov J & Polcic P (2007) Alterations in mitochondrial morphology of Schizosaccharomyces pombe induced by cell-death promoting agents. Folia Microbiologica 52: 381-390

  8. 8.Polcic P, Su X, Fowlkes J, Blachly-Dyson E, Dowhan W & Forte M (2005) Cardiolipin and phosphatidylglycerol are not required for the in vivo action of Bcl-2 family proteins. Cell Death and Differentiation 12: 310-312

  9. 9.Polcicova K, Kempna P, Sabova L, Gavurnikova G, Polcic P & Kolarov J (2003) The delivery of ADP/ATP carrier protein to mitochondria probed by fusions with green fluorescent protein and beta-galactosidase. FEMS Yeast Research 4: 315-321

  10. 10.Cesura AM, Pinard E, Schubenel R, Goetschy V, Friedlein A, Langen H, Polcic P, Forte MA, Bernardi P & Kemp JA (2003) The voltage-dependent anion channel is the target for a new class of inhibitors of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore. Journal of Biological Chemistry 278: 49812-49818

  11. 11.Polcic P & Forte M (2003) Response of yeast to the regulated expression of proteins in the Bcl-2 family. Biochemical Journal 374: 393-402

  12. 12.Kissova I, Polcic P, Kempna P, Zeman I, Sabova L & Kolarov J (2000) The cytotoxic action of Bax on yeast cells does not require mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier but may be related to its import to the mitochondria. FEBS Letters 471: 113-118

  13. 13.Polcic P, Sabova L & Kolarov J (1997) Fatty acids induced uncoupling of Saccharomyces cerevisiae mitochondria requires an intact ADP/ATP carrier. FEBS Letters 412: 207-210

Textbooks (in Slovak)

  1. 1.Bhatia, I., Polčic, P., Zeman, I., Kucejová, B., Tomáška, Ľ., Nosek, J., Kolarov, J. (2011) Zbierka príkladov z molekulárnej a bunkovej biológie. Vysokoškolské skriptá. Univerzita Komenského, Bratislava, 250 p. [ISBN 978-80-223-3014-5]