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Toni petan

Molecular and Biomedical Sciences
Jozef Stefan Institute


Dr. Toni Petan full-time Ph.D. student at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, "Jožef Stefan" Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Currently working as Assistant Professor in Jozef Stefan Institute.

Research Interest



  • Brglez V, Lambeau G, Petan T. Secreted phospholipases A 2 in cancer: diverse mechanisms of action. Biochimie. 2014 Dec 31;107:114-23.

  • Kocbek V, Bersinger NA, Brglez V, Mueller MD, Petan T, Rižner TL. Phospholipase A2 group IIA is elevated in endometriomas but not in peritoneal fluid and serum of ovarian endometriosis patients. Gynecological endocrinology. 2015 Mar 4;31(3):214-8.

  • Petan T, Križaj I. Is iPLA2β a Novel Target for the Development of New Strategies to Alleviate Inflammatory Bowel Disease?.

  • Kononenko V, Erman A, Petan T, Križaj I, Kralj S, Makovec D, Drobne D. Harmful at non-cytotoxic concentrations: SiO2-SPIONs affect surfactant metabolism and lamellar body biogenesis in A549 human alveolar epithelial cells. Nanotoxicology. 2017 Mar 16;11(3):419-29.

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