ROMANIAN BIOTECHNOLOGICAL LETTERS

 

- an international journal -

 

Volume 15                                                          No. 1                           January - February 2010

 

CONTENTS

 

Diana COMAN, Simona OANCEA, Narcisa VRÎNCEANU

Biofunctionalization of textile materials by antimicrobial treatments: a critical overview………………..……………………………... 4913

 

CORALIA BLEOTU, ANCA BOTEZATU, CRISTINA GOIA, DEMETRA SOCOLOV, LAURA DRAGOMIR,

ELENA POPA, F. CORNIÞESCU, S. TELEMAN, GABRIELA ANTON

hTERT expression as a potential diagnostic marker............................................................................................................….. 4922

 

DAN CAªCAVAL, 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

 

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

 

SAIM ATES, M. HAKAN AKYILDIZ, HASAN ÖZDEMİR, ESAT GÜMܪKAYA

Technological and chemical properties of chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) wood after heat treatment.…............................................ 4949

 

ARJIT CHATURVEDI, SIPIA SINGH AND T. N. NAG

Antimicrobial activity of flavonoids from in vitro tissue culture and seeds of Gossypium species...................................................... 4959

 

PINTEA ADELA, RUGINǍ DUMITRIÞA, PÂRLOG RALUCA, SOCACIU CARMEN

Catechin-rich green tea extract modulates the oxidative status of human retinal pigment epithelial cells ........................................... 4964

 

ÜLKÜHAN YAªAR, 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

 

RAM SARUP SINGH, RANJEETA BHARI, ASHOK KUMAR TIWARY

Optimization of culture conditions, partial purification and characterization of a new lectin from Aspergillus nidulans......................... 4990

 

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

 

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

Obtaining yeast biomass enriched with copper, zinc and manganese ………………………………………………..…………………...... 5008

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

ELENA NEAGU, GABRIELA PAUN ROMAN, GABRIEL LUCIAN RADU, GHEORGHE NECHIFOR

Concentration of the bioactive principles in Geranium robertianum extracts through membranare procedures (ultrafiltration)………...…. 5042

 

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

 

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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