Juraj Majtan

Summary

Affiliation: Slovak Academy of Sciences
Country: Slovakia

Publications

  1. pmc Methylglyoxal-a potential risk factor of manuka honey in healing of diabetic ulcers
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:295494. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Fir honeydew honey flavonoids inhibit TNF-α-induced MMP-9 expression in human keratinocytes: a new action of honey in wound healing
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 84506 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Arch Dermatol Res 305:619-27. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pleuran (β-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus ): an effective nutritional supplement against upper respiratory tract infections?
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Med Sport Sci 59:57-61. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Methylglyoxal-induced modifications of significant honeybee proteinous components in manuka honey: Possible therapeutic implications
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Fitoterapia 83:671-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Increasing trend of resistance to nalidixic acid and emerging ceftriaxone and ciprofloxacin resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in Slovakia, 2005 to 2009
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:86-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Honeydew honey as a potent antibacterial agent in eradication of multi-drug resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolates from cancer patients
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Phytother Res 25:584-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of honey and its major royal jelly protein 1 on cytokine and MMP-9 mRNA transcripts in human keratinocytes
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Exp Dermatol 19:e73-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Induction of metalloproteinase 9 secretion from human keratinocytes by pleuran (beta-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus)
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Z Naturforsch C 64:597-600. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Dimethyl sulfoxide attenuates TNF-α-induced production of MMP-9 in human keratinocytes
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 74:1319-22. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint [Apitherapy--the role of honey in the chronic wound healing process]
    J Majtan
    Ustav Zoológie, Slovenská Akadémia Vied, Bratislava
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 58:137-40. 2009

Collaborators

  • Viktor Majtan
  • Ivana Valachová
  • Pawan Kumar
  • Marcela Bucekova
  • L ubica Majtánová
  • Martin Cernák
  • Katarina Bergendiova
  • Lubica Majtanova
  • Lenka Kohutova
  • Emanuel Procházka
  • Jaroslav Klaudiny
  • Andrej Cernák
  • Nora Majtanova
  • Elena Tibenska

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Methylglyoxal-a potential risk factor of manuka honey in healing of diabetic ulcers
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:295494. 2011
    ..Further detailed research is needed to fully elucidate the participation of honey/derived MG in healing diabetic ulcers. We advocate randomized controlled trials to determine efficacy and safety of manuka honey in this population...
  2. doi request reprint Fir honeydew honey flavonoids inhibit TNF-α-induced MMP-9 expression in human keratinocytes: a new action of honey in wound healing
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 84506 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Arch Dermatol Res 305:619-27. 2013
    ..Thus, our findings provide clear evidence that honey may serve as a natural treatment for dermatological problems associated with a persistent inflammation. ..
  3. doi request reprint Pleuran (β-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus ): an effective nutritional supplement against upper respiratory tract infections?
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Med Sport Sci 59:57-61. 2012
    ..This review refers to using pleuran as a natural supplement that is able to protect endurance athletes against development of URTI...
  4. ncbi request reprint Methylglyoxal-induced modifications of significant honeybee proteinous components in manuka honey: Possible therapeutic implications
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Fitoterapia 83:671-7. 2012
    ..We assume that MGO could also have negative effects on the structure and function of other proteins/peptides in manuka honey, including glucose oxidase, generating hydrogen peroxide...
  5. doi request reprint Increasing trend of resistance to nalidixic acid and emerging ceftriaxone and ciprofloxacin resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in Slovakia, 2005 to 2009
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:86-8. 2010
    ..In addition, 10 ceftriaxone-resistant and 3 ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium isolates were detected over the period of study...
  6. doi request reprint Honeydew honey as a potent antibacterial agent in eradication of multi-drug resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolates from cancer patients
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Phytother Res 25:584-7. 2011
    ..maltophilia isolates and was more efficient than manuka honey (UMF 15+). Honeydew honey with strong antibacterial activity could be used as a potential agent to eradicate multi-drug resistant clinical isolates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of honey and its major royal jelly protein 1 on cytokine and MMP-9 mRNA transcripts in human keratinocytes
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Exp Dermatol 19:e73-9. 2010
    ..These data indisputably demonstrate that honey activates keratinocytes and support the findings that honey may accelerate wound healing process...
  8. ncbi request reprint Induction of metalloproteinase 9 secretion from human keratinocytes by pleuran (beta-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus)
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Z Naturforsch C 64:597-600. 2009
    ..The results indicate that pleuran is a potent keratinocyte stimulator of proMMP-9 release, which implies its application in dermatological therapies...
  9. doi request reprint Dimethyl sulfoxide attenuates TNF-α-induced production of MMP-9 in human keratinocytes
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 74:1319-22. 2011
    ..Therefore, DMSO may provide a good strategy to prevent TNF-α-induced proteolytic activity in cutaneous inflammatory reactions...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Apitherapy--the role of honey in the chronic wound healing process]
    J Majtan
    Ustav Zoológie, Slovenská Akadémia Vied, Bratislava
    Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 58:137-40. 2009
    ..Controlled clinical trials have shown honey to be effective in chronic wound healing and gave rise to medihoney. Nevertheless, further study is needed to confirm the efficacy and safety of honey in clinical practice...
  11. doi request reprint Anti-biofilm effects of honey against wound pathogens Proteus mirabilis and Enterobacter cloacae
    Juraj Majtan
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06, Bratislava, Slovakia Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Limbova 12, 833 03, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Phytother Res 28:69-75. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that manuka honey could be used as a potential therapy for the treatment of wounds containing Pr. mirabilis or Ent. cloacae...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance of human Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium U302 strains: prevalence of R-type ASSuT in Slovakia, 2006-2011
    L ubica Majtánová
    National Reference Centre for Phage Typing of Salmonella, Faculty of Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 66:337-40. 2013
    ..Therefore, continual surveillance of the occurrence of these and similar MDR phage types is necessary. ..
  13. doi request reprint Phenotypic and molecular characterization of human salmonella enterica serovar 4,[5],12:i:- isolates in Slovakia
    Viktor Majtan
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Limbova 14, 833 03 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Curr Microbiol 63:491-5. 2011
    ..enterica serovar 4,[5],12:i:- strains. In two isolates with R-type ASSuT, phage type NT and in one isolate with R-type ACROSSuSxTTTMPNA, phage type DT193 class 1 integrons were found encoding bla(PSE-1) and dfrA, aadA1, respectively...
  14. ncbi request reprint Honeybee glucose oxidase-its expression in honeybee workers and comparative analyses of its content and H2O 2-mediated antibacterial activity in natural honeys
    Marcela Bucekova
    Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Mlynska dolina, 842 15, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Naturwissenschaften 101:661-70. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint Trends in phage types of Salmonella enterica serovars Enteritidis and Typhimurium isolated in Slovakia from 1995 to 2009
    Lubica Majtanova
    National Reference Centre for Phage Typing of Salmonellae, Slovak Medical University, Limbova 14, 833 03, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 69:454-6. 2011
    ..Among Salmonella Enteritidis in individual years, the most prevalent phage type (PT) was 8. The most predominant PTs of Salmonella Typhimurium were DT104 and U302...
  16. doi request reprint Expression of lucifensin in Lucilia sericata medicinal maggots in infected environments
    Ivana Valachová
    Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 06, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Cell Tissue Res 353:165-71. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that certain infectious environments increase lucifensin expression only in the fat body, whereas its production and antimicrobial activity in excretion/secretion products are not affected...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pleuran (β-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus) supplementation, cellular immune response and respiratory tract infections in athletes
    Katarina Bergendiova
    Pneumo Alergo Centrum, s r o, Uzbecka 16, 821 06, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2033-40. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that pleuran may serve as an effective nutritional supplement for athletes under heavy physical training. Additional research is needed to determine the mechanisms of pleuran function...
  18. pmc Methylglyoxal may affect hydrogen peroxide accumulation in manuka honey through the inhibition of glucose oxidase
    Juraj Majtan
    1 Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
    J Med Food 17:290-3. 2014
    ..High levels of MGO in manuka honey, by modifying the enzyme GOX, might be responsible for suppressing H₂O₂ generation. These data highlight the detrimental effect of MGO on significant proteinaceous components of manuka honey...
  19. ncbi request reprint Honey prophylaxis reduces the risk of endophthalmitis during perioperative period of eye surgery
    Martin Cernák
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Antolska 11, 851 07, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Phytother Res 26:613-6. 2012
    ..These results indicate that honey may act as a prophylactic agent of endophthalmitis; however, further studies are needed to characterize its ocular penetration properties...