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Emília BREIEROVÁ, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Deputy of head
Culture Collection of Yeasts (CCY)

Tel.: +421-2-59410262
Fax: +421-2-59410222
Research Interests
Liquid nitrogen storage of yeast strains, influence of osmotic stress, heavy metals stress and oxygen stress on the yeast cells. The research of regenerating abilities of yeasts. The works in the area of yeast and yeast-like microbiology, pathogenic cultures and particularly cultivation, morphological and physiological investigation of the yeasts from natural habitats. The isolation of protective compounds produced by yeast cells.
Selected Publications (full list available on request)
E. Breierova (1998) Yeast Exoglycoproteins Produced Under NaCl-Stress Conditions as Efficient Cryoprotective Agents. Biological Procedures Online Vol. 1 No. 1 May 14 www.biologicalprocedures.com
Marova, I., Breierova, E., Koci, R., Friedl, Z., Slovak, B., Pokorna, (2004) Influence of exogenous stress factors on production of carotenoids by some strains of carotenogenic yeasts J. Annals of Microbiology 54 (1), pp. 73-85
Breierová, E., Gregor, T., Juršíková, P., Stratilová, E., Fišera, M. (2004) The role of pullulan and pectin in the uptake of Cd2+ and Ni2+ ions by Aureobasidium pullulans. Annals of Microbiology 54 (3), pp. 247-255
Čertík, M., Breierová, E., Juršíková, P. (2005) Effect of cadmium on lipid composition of Aureobasidium pullulans grown with added extracellular polysaccharides  International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 55 (3), pp. 195-202
Rapta, P., Polovka, M., Zalibera, M., Breierova, E., Zitnanova, I., Marova, I., Certik, M. (2005) Scavenging and antioxidant properties of compounds synthesized by carotenogenic yeasts stressed by heavy metals - EPR spin trapping study  Biophysical Chemistry 116 (1), pp. 1-9
Breierová, E., Hromádková, Z., Stratilová, E., Sasinková, V., Ebringerová, A. (2005) Effect of salt stress on the production and properties of extracellular polysaccharides produced by Cryptococcus laurentii. Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section C Journal of Biosciences 60 (5-6), pp. 444-450
Stratilová, E., Dzúrová, M., Breierová, E., Omelková, J.(2005) Purification and biochemical characterization of polygalacturonases produced by Aureobasidium pullulans. Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section C Journal of Biosciences 60 (1-2), pp. 91-96
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