Rok Kostanjsek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pathogenesis, tissue distribution and host response to Rhabdochlamydia porcellionis infection in rough woodlouse Porcellio scaber
    Rok Kostanjsek
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 125:56-67. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Bacterial community structure analyses to assess pollution of water and sediments in the Lake Shkodra/Skadar, Balkan Peninsula
    Rok Kostanjsek
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Slovenia
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 12:361-8. 2005
  3. pmc "Candidatus Bacilloplasma," a novel lineage of Mollicutes associated with the hindgut wall of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda)
    Rok Kostanjsek
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5566-73. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Structure and community composition of sprout-like bacterial aggregates in a Dinaric Karst subterranean stream
    Rok Kostanjsek
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Microb Ecol 66:5-18. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Endogenous origin of endo-β-1,4-glucanase in common woodlouse Porcellio scaber (Crustacea, Isopoda)
    Rok Kostanjsek
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Comp Physiol B 180:1143-53. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint 'Candidatus Rhabdochlamydia porcellionis', an intracellular bacterium from the hepatopancreas of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda)
    Rok Kostanjsek
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Biological Department, Vecna pot 111, 1111 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:543-9. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Calcium bodies of Titanethes albus (Crustacea: Isopoda): molt-related structural dynamics and calcified matrix-associated bacteria
    Miloš Vittori
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Struct Biol 180:216-25. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Imaging of intracellular spherical lamellar structures and tissue gross morphology by a focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope (FIB/SEM)
    Damjana Drobne
    Department of Biology, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ultramicroscopy 108:663-70. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Isolation and characterization of a novel violacein-like pigment producing psychrotrophic bacterial species Janthinobacterium svalbardensis sp. nov
    Jerneja Ambrozic Avgustin
    Department of Biology, Chair for Molecular Genetics and Biology of Microorganisms, University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Vecna pot 111, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 103:763-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Exposure to Al2O3 nanoparticles changes the fatty acid profile of the anaerobe Ruminococcus flavefaciens
    Masa Vodovnik
    Chair for Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology, University of Ljubljana, Groblje 3, 1230, Domzale, Slovenia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 57:363-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Pathogenesis, tissue distribution and host response to Rhabdochlamydia porcellionis infection in rough woodlouse Porcellio scaber
    Rok Kostanjsek
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 125:56-67. 2015
    ..porcellionis infection manifests as severe damage to the digestive system and decreased feeding, which eventually lead to the death of the host organism. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Bacterial community structure analyses to assess pollution of water and sediments in the Lake Shkodra/Skadar, Balkan Peninsula
    Rok Kostanjsek
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Slovenia
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 12:361-8. 2005
    ..In the present study, bacterial community structure among differently polluted sites of the lake was compared using a genetic fingerprinting technique...
  3. pmc "Candidatus Bacilloplasma," a novel lineage of Mollicutes associated with the hindgut wall of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda)
    Rok Kostanjsek
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5566-73. 2007
    ..Taking into account their pointed, rod-shaped morphology and their phylogenetic position, the name "Candidatus Bacilloplasma" has been proposed for this new lineage of bacteria specifically associated with the gut surface of P. scaber...
  4. doi request reprint Structure and community composition of sprout-like bacterial aggregates in a Dinaric Karst subterranean stream
    Rok Kostanjsek
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Microb Ecol 66:5-18. 2013
    ..Troglogloea absoloni contributes to the known biodiversity of subterranean ecosystems and especially of macroscopic structures formed in caves by microorganisms, whose composition and ecological function often remain enigmatic...
  5. doi request reprint Endogenous origin of endo-β-1,4-glucanase in common woodlouse Porcellio scaber (Crustacea, Isopoda)
    Rok Kostanjsek
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Comp Physiol B 180:1143-53. 2010
    ..This is the first evidence of endogenous cellulases in peracarid crustaceans and gives strong support for the involvement of isopod endo-β-1,4-glucanases in the degradation of cellulose in their diet...
  6. ncbi request reprint 'Candidatus Rhabdochlamydia porcellionis', an intracellular bacterium from the hepatopancreas of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda)
    Rok Kostanjsek
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Biological Department, Vecna pot 111, 1111 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:543-9. 2004
    ..scaber...
  7. doi request reprint Calcium bodies of Titanethes albus (Crustacea: Isopoda): molt-related structural dynamics and calcified matrix-associated bacteria
    Miloš Vittori
    University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Struct Biol 180:216-25. 2012
    ..Bacteria associated with the mineralized matrix of calcium bodies are evidently involved in calcium dynamics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Imaging of intracellular spherical lamellar structures and tissue gross morphology by a focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope (FIB/SEM)
    Damjana Drobne
    Department of Biology, University of Ljubljana, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ultramicroscopy 108:663-70. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Isolation and characterization of a novel violacein-like pigment producing psychrotrophic bacterial species Janthinobacterium svalbardensis sp. nov
    Jerneja Ambrozic Avgustin
    Department of Biology, Chair for Molecular Genetics and Biology of Microorganisms, University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Vecna pot 111, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 103:763-9. 2013
    ..On the basis of the presented results strain JA-1 is proposed as the type strain of a novel species of the genus Janthinobacterium, for which the name Janthinobacterium svalbardensis sp. nov. is proposed (JA-1(T) = DSM 25734, ZIM B637)...
  10. doi request reprint Exposure to Al2O3 nanoparticles changes the fatty acid profile of the anaerobe Ruminococcus flavefaciens
    Masa Vodovnik
    Chair for Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology, University of Ljubljana, Groblje 3, 1230, Domzale, Slovenia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 57:363-5. 2012
    ..The results suggest the possibility that Al(2)O(3) induces changes in bacterial membranes by direct physical interaction, which was supported by TEM image analysis...
  11. doi request reprint Microscopic anatomy of male tegumental glands and associated cuticular structures in Titanethes albus (Crustacea: Isopoda)
    Miloš Vittori
    Department of Biology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Arthropod Struct Dev 41:133-44. 2012
    ..The ultrastructure and histochemical staining properties of male-specific glands in T. albus suggest that they produce peptides which might function as contact pheromones...
  12. doi request reprint Hazardous potential of manufactured nanoparticles identified by in vivo assay
    Janez Valant
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Hazard Mater 171:160-5. 2009
    ..This assay provides data for the identification of hazardous potential of nanoparticles before subsequent steps in a tiered approach are decided...