ISSN: 2248-3942

 

 

    Volume 15                                                      No. 1                         January – February, 2010

 

ROMANIAN BIOTECHNOLOGICAL LETTERS

– an international journal –

 

CONTENTS

1.
DIANA COMAN, SIMONA OANCEA, NARCISA VRÎNCEANU

Biofunctionalization of textile materials by antimicrobial treatments: a critical overview

 …………… 4913
2. CORALIA BLEOTU, ANCA BOTEZATU, CRISTINA GOIA, DEMETRA SOCOLOV, LAURA DRAGOMIR, ELENA POPA, F. CORNIŢESCU, S. TELEMAN, GABRIELA ANTON

hTERT expression as a potential diagnostic marker

 ……………  4922
3. DAN CAŞCAVAL, ANCA-IRINA GALACTION, ANCA-MARCELA LUPASTEANU

Comparative evaluation of radial impellers efficiency for bioreactors with stirred bed of immobilized cells 4. Studies on mechanical effect on biocatalysts integrity 

 …………… 4931
4. YASIN TUNCER, BANU OZDEN

Partial Biochemical Characterization of Nisin-Like Bacteriocin Produced by Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis YBD11 Isolated from Boza, A Traditional Fermented Turkish Beverage

 …………… 4940
5. SAIM ATES, M. HAKAN AKYILDIZ, HASAN ÖZDEMİR, ESAT GÜMÜŞKAYA

Technological and chemical properties of chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) wood after heat treatment

 …………… 4949
6. ARJIT CHATURVEDI, SIPIA SINGH AND T. N. NAG

Antimicrobial activity of flavonoids from in vitro tissue culture and seeds of Gossypium species

 …………… 4959 
7. PINTEA ADELA, RUGINǍ DUMITRIŢA, PÂRLOG RALUCA, SOCACIU CARMEN

Catechin-rich green tea extract modulates the oxidative status of human retinal pigment epithelial cells

 …………… 4964
8. ÜLKÜHAN YAŞAR, İBRAHİM İLKER ÖZYİĞİT and MEMDUH SERİN

Judas tree (Cercis siliquastrum L. subsp. siliquastrum) as a possible biomonitor for Cr, Fe and Ni in Istanbul (Turkey)

 …………… 4979
9. RAM SARUP SINGH, RANJEETA BHARI, ASHOK KUMAR TIWARY

Optimization of culture conditions, partial purification and characterization of a new lectin from Aspergillus nidulans

 …………… 4990
10. M.C. MUNTEANU, M. RADU, A. HERMENEAN, C. SIMA, D. DINU, M. COSTACHE, C. GRIGORIU, A. DINISCHIOTU

Antioxidative response induced by SiO2 nanoparticles in MRC5 cell line

 …………… 5000
11. I.D. BARBULESCU, N. RUSU, R. RUGHINIS, O. POPA, A. STEFANIU, A. CASARICA

Obtaining yeast biomass enriched with copper, zinc and manganese 

 …………… 5008
12. AHMET ADIGUZEL, HATICE OGUTCU, OZLEM BARIS, MEHMET KARADAYI, MEDINE GULLUCE, FIKRETTIN SAHIN

Isolation and Characterization of Rhizobium Strains from Wild Vetch Collected from High Altitudes in Erzurum-Turkey

 …………… 5017
13. RALUCA MIHAI, MONICA MITOI, AURELIA BREZEANU, GINA COGALNICEANU

Two–stage system, a possible strategy for the enhancement of anthocyanin biosynthesis in a long-term grape callus cultures

 …………… 5025 
14. SIMONA IVANA, GHEORGHE CÂMPEANU, ALEXANDRU T. BOGDAN, NICOLAE MANOLESCU, IONITA LUCIAN, EMILIA BALINT, CARMEN IONITA, IPATE IUDITH, ALEXANDRU NICOLAE POPESCU

Characterization of Pasteurella sp. strains by macrorestriction profiles of PFGE bands from oral swab samples

 ……………  5034
15. ELENA NEAGU, GABRIELA PAUN ROMAN, GABRIEL LUCIAN RADU, GHEORGHE NECHIFOR

Concentration of the bioactive principles in Geranium robertianum extracts through membranare procedures (ultrafiltration)

 ……………  5042
16. RALUCA ION, VALENTINA MITRAN, CRISTINA M. CIOFRANGEANU, BIANCA GALATEANU, ANISOARA CIMPEAN, DANA IORDACHESCU

Comparative study of the in vitro behaviour of osteoblasts on titanium and zirconium oxide materials

 …………… 5049
17. STELIANA ELVIRA MARIA KEVORKIAN, S. E. GEORGESCU, MARIA ADINA MANEA, MIHAELA ZAULET, ANCA OANA HERMENEAN, MARIETA COSTACHE

Genetic diversity using microsatellite markers in four Romanian autochthonous sheep breeds

 ……………  5059

 

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