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Igor Križaj

Head of Department
Molecular and Biomedical Sciences
Jozef Stefan Institute
Slovenia

Biography

Prof. Igor Križaj done phD in Chemistry, University of Ljubljana (UL), Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Research Interest

"Toxinology: Venoms, Pharmacologically active compounds, Neurotoxicity, Hematotoxicity, Neurotoxins, Anticoagulants, Procoagulants, Antithrombotics, Molecular mechanisms, Membrane receptors, Venomics. Secreted PLA2s, Their inhibitors and activators in health and disease. Proteomics, Protein structure, Structure-function relations"

Publications

  • Vardjan N, Sherman NE, Pungerčar J, Fox JW, Gubenšek F, Križaj I. High-molecular-mass receptors for ammodytoxin in pig are tissue-specific isoforms of M-type phospholipase A2 receptor. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 2001 Nov 23;289(1):143-9.

  • Šribar J, C̆opic̆ A, Pariš A, Sherman NE, Gubenšek F, Fox JW, Kriz̆aj I. A high affinity acceptor for phospholipase A2 with neurotoxic activity is a calmodulin. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2001 Apr 20;276(16):12493-6.

  • Vučemilo N, Čopič A, Gubenšek F, Križaj I. Identification of a new high-affinity binding protein for neurotoxic phospholipases A2. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 1998 Oct 9;251(1):209-12.

  • Šribar J, Križaj I. Secreted Phospholipases A 2-not just Enzymes. Acta Chimica Slovenica. 2011 Dec 1;58(4).

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