Helena Cetkovic

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Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. pmc Evolutionary history of relict Congeria (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae): unearthing the subterranean biodiversity of the Dinaric Karst
    Helena Bilandzija
    Division of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Front Zool 10:5. 2013
  2. pmc Sponge non-metastatic Group I Nme gene/protein - structure and function is conserved from sponges to humans
    Drago Perina
    Division of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    BMC Evol Biol 11:87. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Ras-like small GTPases form a large family of proteins in the marine sponge Suberites domuncula
    Helena Cetkovic
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, Box 170, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Mol Evol 64:332-41. 2007
  4. pmc Structural and functional characterization of ribosomal protein gene introns in sponges
    Drago Perina
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    PLoS ONE 7:e42523. 2012
  5. pmc Demosponge EST sequencing reveals a complex genetic toolkit of the simplest metazoans
    Matija Harcet
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2747-56. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Taxonomic position of Eunapius subterraneus (Porifera, Spongillidae) inferred from molecular data--a revised classification needed?
    Matija Harcet
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:1021-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of Nme6-like gene/protein from marine sponge Suberites domuncula
    Drago Perina
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Division of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, P P 180, 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 384:451-60. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The complete set of ribosomal proteins from the marine sponge Suberites domuncula
    Drago Perina
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, Box 170, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 366:275-84. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Src proteins/src genes: from sponges to mammals
    Helena Cetkovic
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 342:251-61. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Over-represented localized sequence motifs in ribosomal protein gene promoters of basal metazoans
    Drago Perina
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Genomics 98:56-63. 2011

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Publications14

  1. pmc Evolutionary history of relict Congeria (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae): unearthing the subterranean biodiversity of the Dinaric Karst
    Helena Bilandzija
    Division of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Front Zool 10:5. 2013
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  2. pmc Sponge non-metastatic Group I Nme gene/protein - structure and function is conserved from sponges to humans
    Drago Perina
    Division of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    BMC Evol Biol 11:87. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the properties of the sponge Group I Nme gene and protein, and compare it to its human homolog in order to elucidate the evolution of the structure and function of Nme...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ras-like small GTPases form a large family of proteins in the marine sponge Suberites domuncula
    Helena Cetkovic
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, Box 170, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Mol Evol 64:332-41. 2007
    ..domuncula and mammals. Our results indicate that duplications and diversifications of genes encoding Ras-like small GTPases, especially the Rab subfamily of small GTPases, happened very early in the evolution of Metazoa...
  4. pmc Structural and functional characterization of ribosomal protein gene introns in sponges
    Drago Perina
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    PLoS ONE 7:e42523. 2012
    ..However, significant differences in some of the orthologous RPG introns of closely related sponges were observed. This indicates that RPG introns are dynamic even on these shorter evolutionary time scales...
  5. pmc Demosponge EST sequencing reveals a complex genetic toolkit of the simplest metazoans
    Matija Harcet
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2747-56. 2010
    ..We propose that the ancestor of all metazoans had already had an unusually complex genome, thereby shifting the origins of genome complexity from Urbilateria to Urmetazoa...
  6. doi request reprint Taxonomic position of Eunapius subterraneus (Porifera, Spongillidae) inferred from molecular data--a revised classification needed?
    Matija Harcet
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:1021-7. 2010
    ..Based on our results, we emphasize the need for revision of the taxonomic classification of E. subterraneus as well as the need for a thorough re-evaluation of freshwater sponge systematics...
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of Nme6-like gene/protein from marine sponge Suberites domuncula
    Drago Perina
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Division of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, P P 180, 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 384:451-60. 2011
    ..Therefore, we conclude that the structure of Nme6 gene has changed during metazoan evolution possibly in correlation with the function of the protein...
  8. ncbi request reprint The complete set of ribosomal proteins from the marine sponge Suberites domuncula
    Drago Perina
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, Box 170, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 366:275-84. 2006
    ..Furthermore, r-proteins from the plant A. thaliana are significantly closer to metazoan r-proteins than are those from the yeast S. cerevisiae...
  9. ncbi request reprint Src proteins/src genes: from sponges to mammals
    Helena Cetkovic
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 342:251-61. 2004
    ..Our results also suggest that TK domain in this ancestral src was encoded on a single exon...
  10. doi request reprint Over-represented localized sequence motifs in ribosomal protein gene promoters of basal metazoans
    Drago Perina
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Genomics 98:56-63. 2011
    ..The fast evolving nature of RPGs regulatory network leads to formation of other, lineage specific, over-represented motifs...
  11. doi request reprint The SGNH-hydrolase of Streptomyces coelicolor has (aryl)esterase and a true lipase activity
    Ana Bielen
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Division of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Biochimie 91:390-400. 2009
    ..coelicolor SGNH-hydrolase generated three distinct groups consisting of proteins from Actinomycetales, Ascomycota and Nematoda. At present it seems that these enzymes are most conserved among soil inhabiting organisms...
  12. doi request reprint Subcellular localization of Nm23/NDPK A and B isoforms: a reflection of their biological function?
    Maja Herak Bosnar
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, P O Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Cell Biochem 329:63-71. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Evolution of albinism in cave planthoppers by a convergent defect in the first step of melanin biosynthesis
    Helena Bilandzija
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka, 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Evol Dev 14:196-203. 2012
    ..In the cavefish Astyanax mexicanus, a genetic defect has also been described at the first step of melanin synthesis suggesting convergent evolution of albinism in both cave-adapted insects and teleosts...
  14. ncbi request reprint Identification of a promoter motif regulating the major DNA damage response mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Vera Gamulin
    Department of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, pp180, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 238:57-63. 2004
    ..tuberculosis. Furthermore, we show that the RecA-NDp type of promoter precedes DNA repair genes in other Actinomycetales...