Nikola Stambuk

Summary

Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of γ2-MSH hepatoprotection by antisense peptides and melanocortin subtype 3 and 4 receptor antagonists
    Petra Turcić
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Chem 11:286-95. 2015
  2. pmc A simple three-step method for design and affinity testing of new antisense peptides: an example of erythropoietin
    Nikola Stambuk
    Center for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Mol Sci 15:9209-23. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Cytoprotective effects of β-melanocortin in the rat gastrointestinal tract
    Mirna Bradamante
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Salata 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Molecules 17:11680-92. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The role of independent test set in modeling of protein folding kinetics
    Nikola Stambuk
    NMR Center, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Adv Exp Med Biol 696:279-84. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular Recognition Theory of the complementary (antisense) peptide interactions
    Nikola Stambuk
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Theory Biosci 123:265-75. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The influence of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-melanocyte stimulating hormone on acetaminophen induced liver lesions in male CBA mice
    Vladimir Blagaic
    University Hospital Sveti Duh, Sveti Duh 64, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Molecules 15:1232-41. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Interaction of α-melanocortin and its pentapeptide antisense LVKAT: effects on hepatoprotection in male CBA mice
    Karlo Houra
    St Catherine s Hospital, Zabok, Croatia
    Molecules 16:7331-43. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effects of alpha-melanocortin enantiomers on acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in CBA mice
    Petra Turcić
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Domagojeva 2, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Molecules 14:5017-26. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of alpha-MSH on corneal epithelial lesions in rats
    Josip Pavan
    University of Zagreb, Dubrava University Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 36:1407-11. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Met-enkephalin effects on histamine-induced bronchoconstriction in guinea pigs
    Dorian Tjesic-Drinkovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Center Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:689-92. 2005

Collaborators

  • Petra Turcić
  • Josip Pavan
  • Pasko Konjevoda
  • Karlo Houra
  • Marija Macan
  • Mirna Bradamante
  • Gorana Aralica
  • Vladimir Blagaic
  • Dorian Tjesic-Drinkovic
  • Danko Milosevic
  • Suzana Zunec
  • Marta Kelava
  • Vlasta Bradamante
  • Nada Vrkic
  • Antonija Vukšić
  • Jasna Lovrić
  • Ana Kozmar
  • Ivan Aleric
  • Tin Weitner
  • Mario Gabricević
  • Tomislav Kelava
  • Marina Kos
  • Filip Culo
  • Alenka Boban-Blagaic
  • Duska Tjesic-Drinkovic
  • Ana Votava-Raić
  • Tihomir Curković
  • Nikola Gotovac
  • Nenad Blau
  • Ljiljana Nizić
  • Kristina Vrljicak
  • Danko Batinić
  • Danica Batinic

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of γ2-MSH hepatoprotection by antisense peptides and melanocortin subtype 3 and 4 receptor antagonists
    Petra Turcić
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Chem 11:286-95. 2015
    ..In fact, when combined with γ2-MSH, it annulled its hepatoprotective effect. The results provide evidence for hepatoprotective and antiinflammatory effects of the γ2-MSH in the liver. ..
  2. pmc A simple three-step method for design and affinity testing of new antisense peptides: an example of erythropoietin
    Nikola Stambuk
    Center for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Mol Sci 15:9209-23. 2014
    ..Selected antisense peptides with optimal affinity are potential lead compounds for the development of novel diagnostic substances, biopharmaceuticals and vaccines. ..
  3. doi request reprint Cytoprotective effects of β-melanocortin in the rat gastrointestinal tract
    Mirna Bradamante
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Salata 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Molecules 17:11680-92. 2012
    ..250 mg/kg. The results justify further research on β-MSH peptide and its derivates in the inflammatory gastrointestinal diseases, and point out the possibility of using β-MSH in studies of digestive system pharmacology...
  4. doi request reprint The role of independent test set in modeling of protein folding kinetics
    Nikola Stambuk
    NMR Center, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Adv Exp Med Biol 696:279-84. 2011
    ..Our results show that when the standardized PFD dataset is used to test a protein fold rate prediction method, the estimation of validity may differ significantly...
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular Recognition Theory of the complementary (antisense) peptide interactions
    Nikola Stambuk
    Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Theory Biosci 123:265-75. 2005
    ..Molecular Recognition Theory could be useful method to simplify experimental procedures, reduce the costs of the peptide synthesis, and improve peptide structure modelling...
  6. doi request reprint The influence of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-melanocyte stimulating hormone on acetaminophen induced liver lesions in male CBA mice
    Vladimir Blagaic
    University Hospital Sveti Duh, Sveti Duh 64, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Molecules 15:1232-41. 2010
    ..It was found that alpha-, beta-, and gamma-MSH decrease intensity of lesions by both criteria in a dose-dependent manner...
  7. doi request reprint Interaction of α-melanocortin and its pentapeptide antisense LVKAT: effects on hepatoprotection in male CBA mice
    Karlo Houra
    St Catherine s Hospital, Zabok, Croatia
    Molecules 16:7331-43. 2011
    ..Third, we showed that antisense peptide LVKAT abolished potent hepatoprotective effects of a-MSH in vivo...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of alpha-melanocortin enantiomers on acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in CBA mice
    Petra Turcić
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Domagojeva 2, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Molecules 14:5017-26. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the antibody to the L-peptide did not recognize the D-structure. The results indicate that the opposite peptide configuration may be used to modulate its function and metabolism in vivo and in vitro...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of alpha-MSH on corneal epithelial lesions in rats
    Josip Pavan
    University of Zagreb, Dubrava University Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 36:1407-11. 2012
    ..Significant reduction of ocular irritation was also observed. Topical alpha-MSH medication could promote the healing of corneal wounds and reduce local inflammatory response without the major side effects of the corticosteroid therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Met-enkephalin effects on histamine-induced bronchoconstriction in guinea pigs
    Dorian Tjesic-Drinkovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Center Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:689-92. 2005
    ..Estimated ED50 dose was 0.235 mg/kg. Further studies are needed to define practical and therapeutical use of the presented observations in respiratory pharmacology...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of simvastatin on malondialdehyde level and esterase activity in plasma and tissue of normolipidemic rats
    Marija Macan
    Department of Pathology and Cytology, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Department of Pharmacology, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Pharmacol Rep 67:907-13. 2015
    ..We investigated the possible non-lipid effects of simvastatin (SIMV) on paraoxonase 1 (PON1) and butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) activity, as well as on malondialdehyde (MDA) levels in normolipidemic rats...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of latanoprost (Xalatan) monotherapy in newly discovered and previously medicamentously treated primary open angle glaucoma patients
    Josip Pavan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Clinical Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:315-9. 2005
    ..1 mmHg, with 95% confidence interval in range from -5.6 to -4.5), it is concluded that use of latanoprost is advisable when calculating better IOP control, few side-effects and reductions in costs of potential surgical procedures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Analysis of calcium, oxalate, and citrate interaction in idiopathic calcium urolithiasis in children
    Danko Milosevic
    Children s University Hospital Salata, Medical Faculty University of Zagreb, Salata 4, 10 000, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Chem Inf Comput Sci 43:1844-7. 2003
    ..Decreased urinary citrate excretion in the presence of increased oxalate excretion may lead to stone formation...