Peter Veranic

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Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trajectorial organisation of cytokeratins within the subapical region of umbrella cells
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Medical Faculty of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 53:317-25. 2002
  2. pmc Colocalization of serum amyloid a with microtubules in human coronary artery endothelial cells
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2011:528276. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Rapid differentiation of superficial urothelial cells after chitosan-induced desquamation
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histochem Cell Biol 131:129-39. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Redistribution of cytosolic FGFR1 after induced migration of urothelial cells in culture
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Biol Int 32:777-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint What determines differentiation of urothelial umbrella cells?
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Cell Biol 83:27-34. 2004
  6. pmc Nanoparticles isolated from blood: a reflection of vesiculability of blood cells during the isolation process
    Vid Sustar
    Laboratory of Clinical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:2737-48. 2011
  7. pmc The role of cholesterol-sphingomyelin membrane nanodomains in the stability of intercellular membrane nanotubes
    Marusa Lokar
    Laboratory of Biophysics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Nanomedicine 7:1891-902. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Urothelial injuries and the early wound healing response: tight junctions and urothelial cytodifferentiation
    Mateja Erdani Kreft
    Institute of Cell Biology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histochem Cell Biol 123:529-39. 2005
  9. pmc Different types of cell-to-cell connections mediated by nanotubular structures
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biophys J 95:4416-25. 2008
  10. pmc Desmosome assembly and cell-cell adhesion are membrane raft-dependent processes
    Natasa Resnik
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biol Chem 286:1499-507. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Trajectorial organisation of cytokeratins within the subapical region of umbrella cells
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Medical Faculty of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 53:317-25. 2002
    ..Discovery of the subapical CK network elucidates the until now undescribed supramolecular organisation of CKs in the apical region of urothelial cells...
  2. pmc Colocalization of serum amyloid a with microtubules in human coronary artery endothelial cells
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2011:528276. 2011
    ..These different locations of SAA in endothelial cells strongly indicate multiple potential functions of this protein...
  3. doi request reprint Rapid differentiation of superficial urothelial cells after chitosan-induced desquamation
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histochem Cell Biol 131:129-39. 2009
    ..These findings provide a new perspective on the rate of the differentiation process in the urothelium and make chitosan a new and a very controllable tool for studies on urothelial regeneration...
  4. doi request reprint Redistribution of cytosolic FGFR1 after induced migration of urothelial cells in culture
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Biol Int 32:777-83. 2008
    ..Our data reveal that the location of cytosolic FGFR1 depends on the motile characteristics of the cell. The results also indicate that attachment of cells to collagen I is crucial for the induction of urothelial cell motility with FGF1...
  5. ncbi request reprint What determines differentiation of urothelial umbrella cells?
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Cell Biol 83:27-34. 2004
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  6. pmc Nanoparticles isolated from blood: a reflection of vesiculability of blood cells during the isolation process
    Vid Sustar
    Laboratory of Clinical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:2737-48. 2011
    ..We addressed this question by determination of the morphology and identity of nanoparticles harvested from blood...
  7. pmc The role of cholesterol-sphingomyelin membrane nanodomains in the stability of intercellular membrane nanotubes
    Marusa Lokar
    Laboratory of Biophysics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Nanomedicine 7:1891-902. 2012
    ..The mechanisms by which the increased curvature mismatch could contribute to the disconnection of ICNs are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Urothelial injuries and the early wound healing response: tight junctions and urothelial cytodifferentiation
    Mateja Erdani Kreft
    Institute of Cell Biology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histochem Cell Biol 123:529-39. 2005
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  9. pmc Different types of cell-to-cell connections mediated by nanotubular structures
    Peter Veranic
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biophys J 95:4416-25. 2008
    ..A possible model of formation and mechanical stability of nanotubes that bridge two neighboring cells is discussed...
  10. pmc Desmosome assembly and cell-cell adhesion are membrane raft-dependent processes
    Natasa Resnik
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biol Chem 286:1499-507. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data suggest cholesterol as a potential regulator that promotes desmosome assembly...
  11. ncbi request reprint Permeability of pig urinary bladder wall: time and concentration dependent effect of chitosan
    Mojca Kerec Kos
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biol Pharm Bull 29:1685-91. 2006
    ..Chitosan was ascertained to increase the permeation of moxifloxacin into the urinary bladder wall in a time and concentration dependent manner...
  12. pmc Temperature and cholera toxin B are factors that influence formation of membrane nanotubes in RT4 and T24 urothelial cancer cell lines
    Doron Kabaso
    Laboratory of Biophysics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:495-509. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint On the role of membrane anisotropy and BAR proteins in the stability of tubular membrane structures
    Doron Kabaso
    Laboratory of Biophysics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biomech 45:231-8. 2012
    ..In agreement with previous studies, it was also shown that the isotropic bending energy of lipids is not sufficient to explain the stability of the observed tubular membrane protrusion without actin filaments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Possible role of flexible red blood cell membrane nanodomains in the growth and stability of membrane nanotubes
    Ales Iglic
    Laboratory of Physics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 39:14-23. 2007
    ..It is shown that small carrier vesicles (gondolas), transporting enclosed material or the molecules composing their membrane, may travel over long distances along the nanotubes connecting two cells...
  15. ncbi request reprint Appraisal of differentiation markers in urothelial cells
    Rok Romih
    Institute of Cell Biology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 10:339-43. 2002
    ..It is evident that choosing the appropriate methods is crucial for precise evaluation of the urothelial differentiation states...
  16. ncbi request reprint Amphiphile-induced tubular budding of the bilayer membrane
    Veronika Kralj-Iglic
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Biophys J 34:1066-70. 2005
    ..In contrast to previously reported theories, no direct external mechanical force is needed to explain tubular budding of the bilayer membrane...
  17. doi request reprint Suppression of membrane vesiculation as anticoagulant and anti-metastatic mechanism. Role of stability of narrow necks
    Roman Stukelj
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Gen Physiol Biophys 32:33-45. 2013
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  18. pmc Morphological alterations of T24 cells on flat and nanotubular TiO2 surfaces
    Roghayeh Imani
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 53:577-85. 2012
    ..To investigate morphological alterations of malignant cancer cells (T24) of urothelial origin seeded on flat titanium (Ti) and nanotubular TiO(2) (titanium dioxide) nanostructures...
  19. pmc Uropathogenic Escherichia coli induces serum amyloid a in mice following urinary tract and systemic inoculation
    Andreja Erman
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    PLoS ONE 7:e32933. 2012
    ..We suggest that SAA functions as a critical host defense against UTIs, preventing the formation of biofilms both upon and within the urothelium and possibly providing clinicians with a sensitive serological marker for UTI...
  20. doi request reprint Mechanisms for the formation of membranous nanostructures in cell-to-cell communication
    Karin Schara
    Laboratory of Clinical Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipiceva 2, SI 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 14:636-56. 2009
    ..In particular, the underlying mechanism of heparin's role as an anticoagulant and tumor suppressor is the suppression of microvesicluation due to plasma-mediated attractive interaction between membranes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Curvature-induced accumulation of anisotropic membrane components and raft formation in cylindrical membrane protrusions
    Ales Iglic
    Laboratory of Physics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Trzaska 25, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Theor Biol 240:368-73. 2006
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  22. pmc Visualization of internalization of functionalized cobalt ferrite nanoparticles and their intracellular fate
    Vladimir B Bregar
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:919-31. 2013
    ..High intracellular loading of NPs in the Chinese hamster ovary cells was obtained after 24 hours, with no observable toxic effects. Thus polyacrylic acid-coated NPs have potential for use in biotechnological and biomedical applications...
  23. pmc Post-prandial rise of microvesicles in peripheral blood of healthy human donors
    Vid Sustar
    Laboratory of Clinical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Lipičeva ulica 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Lipids Health Dis 10:47. 2011
    ..It is yet unclear how metabolism affects the number and composition of microvesicles in isolates from the peripheral blood...
  24. doi request reprint Effects of different detachment procedures on viability, nitroxide reduction kinetics and plasma membrane heterogeneity of V-79 cells
    Urska Batista
    Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cell Biol Int 34:663-8. 2010
    ..This method provides the highest cell viability, less visible damage on SEM micrographs and leaves the metabolic rate of cells unchanged...
  25. ncbi request reprint Oligomeric forms of peptide fragment PrP(214-226) in solution are preferentially recognized by PrP(Sc)-specific antibody
    Natasa Poklar Ulrih
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 344:1320-6. 2006
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  26. doi request reprint Correlative study of functional and structural regeneration of urothelium after chitosan-induced injury
    Andreja Erman
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histochem Cell Biol 140:521-31. 2013
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  27. ncbi request reprint Permeability of pig urinary bladder wall: the effect of chitosan and the role of calcium
    Mojca Kerec
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Askerceva 7, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
    Eur J Pharm Sci 25:113-21. 2005
    ..When present, calcium obviously interferes directly in the interactions between chitosan and the surface of urothelium...
  28. doi request reprint Identification and characterization of putative osmosensors, HwSho1A and HwSho1B, from the extremely halotolerant black yeast Hortaea werneckii
    Martin Fettich
    Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Vrazov trg 2, SI 1000 Ljubjana, Slovenia
    Fungal Genet Biol 48:475-84. 2011
    ..cerevisiae strain. These data show that the HwSho1 proteins from H. werneckii are true functional homologs of the Sho1 protein of S. cerevisiae...
  29. doi request reprint Protruding membrane nanotubes: attachment of tubular protrusions to adjacent cells by several anchoring junctions
    Marusa Lokar
    Laboratory of Biophysics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Trzaska 25, SI 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Protoplasma 246:81-7. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Extracellular vesicle-mediated transfer of membranous components from the highly malignant T24 urinary carcinoma cell line to the non-malignant RT4 urinary papilloma cell line
    Eva Ogorevc
    Laboratory of Biophysics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Trzaska 25, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Protoplasma 251:699-702. 2014
    ..Taking into account the presence of stable membranous nanostructures found by scanning electron microscopy, we suggest a possible uptake mechanism in recipient cells through fusion with highly curved membranous regions. ..
  31. pmc A novel strain of porcine adenovirus detected in urinary bladder urothelial cell culture
    Urška Dragin Jerman
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Viruses 6:2505-18. 2014
    ..Since the donor tissue could be a potential source of contamination, the microbiological screening of the excised tissue and harvested cell cultures is highly recommended. ..
  32. doi request reprint Time- and temperature-dependent autolysis of urinary bladder epithelium during ex vivo preservation
    Andreja Erman
    Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Protoplasma 248:541-50. 2011
    ..These findings provide evidence that room temperature is most appropriate for short ex vivo preservation of urothelial tissue...
  33. pmc Amniotic membrane scaffolds enable the development of tissue-engineered urothelium with molecular and ultrastructural properties comparable to that of native urothelium
    Urška Dragin Jerman
    1 Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Tissue Eng Part C Methods 20:317-27. 2014
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  34. pmc Tracking cholesterol/sphingomyelin-rich membrane domains with the ostreolysin A-mCherry protein
    Matej Skočaj
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    PLoS ONE 9:e92783. 2014
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  35. doi request reprint Analysis of cytotoxicity of melittin on adherent culture of human endothelial cells reveals advantage of fluorescence microscopy over flow cytometry and haemocytometer assay
    Katarina Cerne
    Institute of Pharmacology and Experimental Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Protoplasma 250:1131-7. 2013
    ..In the case of adherent cell culture, therefore, fluorescence microscopy was shown to be a more appropriate method for quantitative analysis of cell death caused by a fast-acting cytolytic toxin such as melittin...
  36. ncbi request reprint Spherocyte shape transformation and release of tubular nanovesicles in human erythrocytes
    Ales Iglic
    Laboratory of Applied Physics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Trzaska 25, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Bioelectrochemistry 62:159-61. 2004
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  37. pmc Effect of hydrophobic mutations in the H2-H3 subdomain of prion protein on stability and conversion in vitro and in vivo
    Iva Hafner-Bratkovic
    Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    PLoS ONE 6:e24238. 2011
    ..We propose that larger solvent accessibility of I187 in comparison to wild-type and other mutants may interfere with lateral annealing of filaments and may be the underlying reason for increased conversion efficiency...
  38. doi request reprint Mitochondrial mediation of environmental osmolytes discrimination during osmoadaptation in the extremely halotolerant black yeast Hortaea werneckii
    Tomaz Vaupotic
    Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Vrazov trg 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Fungal Genet Biol 45:994-1007. 2008
    ..The HwBmh1/14-3-3 protein, localized to mitochondria in hypersaline conditions, and not at optimal salinity, suggesting its role in differential perception of ionic and non-ionic osmolytes in H. werneckii...
  39. doi request reprint Tetracysteine-tagged prion protein allows discrimination between the native and converted forms
    Jernej Gaspersic
    Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEBS J 277:2038-50. 2010
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