Publications

Acute exposure to the penconazole-containing fungicide Topas partially augments antioxidant potential in goldfish tissues.
Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 2017 Mar 12;193:1-8. Epub 2016 Dec 12.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76018, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Dietary alpha-ketoglutarate promotes higher protein and lower triacylglyceride levels and induces oxidative stress in larvae and young adults but not in middle-aged Drosophila melanogaster.
Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 2017 Feb 11;204:28-39. Epub 2016 Nov 11.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76018, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Activation of the Tor/Myc signaling axis in intestinal stem and progenitor cells affects longevity, stress resistance and metabolism in drosophila.
Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 2017 Jan 29;203:92-99. Epub 2016 Sep 29.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 57 Shevchenka str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76018, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Characterization of cold-associated microRNAs in the freeze-tolerant gall fly Eurosta solidaginis using high-throughput sequencing.
Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics 2016 Dec 4;20:95-100. Epub 2016 Sep 4.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Université de Moncton, 18 Antonine-Maillet avenue, Moncton, New Brunswick E1A 3E9, Canada. Electronic address:

The complete mitochondrial genomes of four cockroaches (Insecta: Blattodea) and phylogenetic analyses within cockroaches.
Gene 2016 Jul 2;586(1):115-22. Epub 2016 Apr 2.
College of Chemistry and Life Science, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, China; Key Lab of Wildlife Biotechnology and Conservation and Utilization of Zhejiang Province, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, China. Electronic address:

Oxidative stress responses in gills of goldfish, Carassius auratus, exposed to the metribuzin-containing herbicide Sencor.
Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2016 Jul 31;45:163-9. Epub 2016 May 31.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk, 76018, Ukraine. Electronic address:

The hibernating South American marsupial, Dromiciops gliroides, displays torpor-sensitive microRNA expression patterns.
Sci Rep 2016 Apr 19;6:24627. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
Department of Biology and Institute of Biochemistry, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, Canada.

A "Love" Dart Allohormone Identified in the Mucous Glands of Hermaphroditic Land Snails.
J Biol Chem 2016 Apr 27;291(15):7938-50. Epub 2016 Jan 27.
From the Genecology Research Centre, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia,

Alpha-ketoglutarate attenuates toxic effects of sodium nitroprusside and hydrogen peroxide in Drosophila melanogaster.
Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2015 Sep 14;40(2):650-9. Epub 2015 Aug 14.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk, 76018, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Toxicity of environmental Gesagard to goldfish may be connected with induction of low intensity oxidative stress in concentration- and tissue-related manners.
Aquat Toxicol 2015 Aug 16;165:249-58. Epub 2015 Jun 16.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Hepatotoxicity of herbicide Sencor in goldfish may result from induction of mild oxidative stress.
Pestic Biochem Physiol 2015 Jul 22;122:67-75. Epub 2014 Dec 22.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vasyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Dynamic changes in global and gene-specific DNA methylation during hibernation in adult thirteen-lined ground squirrels, Ictidomys tridecemlineatus.
J Exp Biol 2015 Jun 23;218(Pt 11):1787-95. Epub 2015 Apr 23.
Department of Pharmacology, McGill University, 3655 Sir William Osler Suite 1309, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1Y6; Sackler program in Epigenetics and Psychobiology at McGill University

Molecular insights into land snail neuropeptides through transcriptome and comparative gene analysis.
BMC Genomics 2015 Apr 17;16:308. Epub 2015 Apr 17.
Genecology Research Centre, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Queensland, 4558, Australia.

Induction of Antioxidant and Heat Shock Protein Responses During Torpor in the Gray Mouse Lemur, Microcebus murinus.
Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2015 Apr 17;13(2):119-26. Epub 2015 Jun 17.
Institute of Biochemistry & Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada. Electronic address:

Regulation of the PI3K/AKT Pathway and Fuel Utilization During Primate Torpor in the Gray Mouse Lemur, Microcebus murinus.
Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2015 Apr 17;13(2):91-102. Epub 2015 Jun 17.
Institute of Biochemistry & Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada. Electronic address:

Modulation of Gene Expression in Key Survival Pathways During Daily Torpor in the Gray Mouse Lemur, Microcebus murinus.
Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2015 Apr 17;13(2):111-8. Epub 2015 Jun 17.
Institute of Biochemistry & Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada. Electronic address:

DNA methylation levels analysis in four tissues of sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus based on fluorescence-labeled methylation-sensitive amplified polymorphism (F-MSAP) during aestivation.
Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 2015 Mar 16;181:26-32. Epub 2014 Nov 16.
Key Laboratory of Marine Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, PR China. Electronic address:

Sodium chromate demonstrates some insulin-mimetic properties in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.
Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 2015 Jan 15;167:74-80. Epub 2014 Sep 15.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine. Electronic address:

High-throughput amplification of mature microRNAs in uncharacterized animal models using polyadenylated RNA and stem-loop reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.
Anal Biochem 2014 Oct 11;462:32-4. Epub 2014 Jun 11.
Institute of Biochemistry and Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, Canada. Electronic address:

Histopathological and biochemical changes in goldfish kidney due to exposure to the herbicide Sencor may be related to induction of oxidative stress.
Aquat Toxicol 2014 Oct 3;155:181-9. Epub 2014 Jul 3.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Molybdate partly mimics insulin-promoted metabolic effects in Drosophila melanogaster.
Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 2014 Sep 18;165:76-82. Epub 2014 Jun 18.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine. Electronic address:

Metabolic suppression during protracted exposure to hypoxia in the jumbo squid, Dosidicus gigas, living in an oxygen minimum zone.
J Exp Biol 2014 Jul 22;217(Pt 14):2555-68. Epub 2014 May 22.
Carleton University Institute of Biochemistry, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1S 5B6.

The dynamic nature of DNA methylation: a role in response to social and seasonal variation.
Integr Comp Biol 2014 Jul 10;54(1):68-76. Epub 2014 May 10.
*Stanford University, Gilbert Biology #314, 371 Serra Mall, Palo Alto CA 940305; Carleton University, Steacie Building #507, 1125 Colonel By Ottawa Ontario, K1S5B6; McGill University, McIntyre Medical Building #1309, 3655 Sir William Osler,Montreal, Quebec H3G1Y6*Stanford University, Gilbert Biology #314, 371 Serra Mall, Palo Alto CA 940305; Carleton University, Steacie Building #507, 1125 Colonel By Ottawa Ontario, K1S5B6; McGill University, McIntyre Medical Building #1309, 3655 Sir William Osler,Montreal, Quebec H3G1Y6.


Tissue-specific induction of oxidative stress in goldfish by 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid: mild in brain and moderate in liver and kidney.
Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2014 Mar 19;37(2):861-9. Epub 2014 Feb 19.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine. Electronic address:

The impact of cold acclimation and hibernation on antioxidant defenses in the ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus): an update.
Free Radic Biol Med 2013 Dec 4;65:916-24. Epub 2013 Sep 4.
University of Belgrade, Institute for Biological Research "Sinisa Stankovic," Department of Physiology, Bulevar despota Stefana 142, 11060 Belgrade, Serbia.



S-nitrosoglutathione-induced toxicity in Drosophila melanogaster: Delayed pupation and induced mild oxidative/nitrosative stress in eclosed flies.
Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 2013 Jan 25;164(1):162-70. Epub 2012 Aug 25.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine.

Oxidative stress responses in blood and gills of Carassius auratus exposed to the mancozeb-containing carbamate fungicide Tattoo.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2012 Nov 7;85:37-43. Epub 2012 Sep 7.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine.

MicroRNA regulation in extreme environments: differential expression of microRNAs in the intertidal snail Littorina littorea during extended periods of freezing and anoxia.
Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2012 Oct 8;10(5):302-9. Epub 2012 Oct 8.
Institute of Biochemistry & Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada.

Sodium nitroprusside toxicity in Drosophila melanogaster: delayed pupation, reduced adult emergence, and induced oxidative/nitrosative stress in eclosed flies.
Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 2012 Aug 12;80(3):166-85. Epub 2012 Jun 12.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vassyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine.

Nickel induces hyperglycemia and glycogenolysis and affects the antioxidant system in liver and white muscle of goldfish Carassius auratus L.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2012 Jun 22;80:231-7. Epub 2012 Mar 22.
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Precarpathian National University named after Vassyl Stefanyk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Ivano-Frankivsk 76025, Ukraine.

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