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MSc Degree in Nuclear Chemistry - 1987
PhD Degree in Molecular Biology - 1995
Postdoctoral - 1996-1997
Research interest of our group is focused mainly on molecular biology and genetics of rumen bacteria. We are interested in study of several phenomena. Most of our work was done on biology of restriction and modification systems in rumen bacteria. In last few years is our effort concentrated on study of mobile gene elements and natural gene transfer in rumen microbial ecosystem.
You can find some of our latest results under following links:
1.Molecular phylogeny of rumen lactate utilizing bacteria
2.Selenomonas ruminantium plasmid biology
3.Restriction and modification systems of rumen bacteria
4.Occurrence and role of bacteriocins in regulation of rumen bacterial population
Morovsky, M., Pristas, P., Czikkova, S. and Javorsky, P.: A bacteriocin mediated antagonism by Enterococcus faecium BC25 against ruminal Streptococcus bovis. Microbiol. Res. 153, 1998, p. 277-281. Medline citation
Molnarova, V., Javorsky, P. and Pristas, P.: Prevalence of CTGCAG recognizing restriction and modification systems in ruminal selenomonades. Anaerobe 5, 1999, p. 37-41. Abstract
Fliegerova, K., Pazoutova, S., Pristas, P., Flint, H.J.: Highly Conserved DNA Sequence Present in Small Plasmids from Selenomonas ruminantium. Plasmid 44, 2000, p. 94-99. Medline citation
Zatkovic, B., Molnarova, V., Kmet, V., Javorsky, P., Pristas, P.: Diversity of DNA sequences among restriction endonucleases producing Selenomonas ruminantium isolates detected by enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus based polymerase chain reaction (ERIC-PCR). Anaerobe 6, 2000, p. 299-304. Abstract
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