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2019

  1. Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Dobrzyń, Karolina, Rękawiecki, Robert, Kotwica, Jan. Expression of membrane progestin receptors (mPRs) α, β and γ in the bovine uterus during the oestrous cycle and pregnancy. Theriogenology 2019, 140: 171-179 (doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.08.028).

  2. Sirotkin, Alexander V.; Benčo, Andrej; Kotwica, Jan; Alwasel, Saleh H.; Harrat, Abdel H. Apoptosis signal-regulating kinase (ASK-1) controls ovarian cell functions. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 2019, 31(11): 1657-1664 (doi: 10.1071/RD19055).

  3. Sirotkin, Alexander V.; Benčo, Andrej; Mlynček, Milos; Harrath, Abdel H.; Alwasel, Saleh; Kotwica, Jan. The involvement of the phosphorylatable and nonphosphorylatable transcription factor CREB-1 in the control of human ovarian cell functions. Comptes Rendus Biologies 2019, 342(3-4): 90-96 (doi: 10.1016/j.crvi.2019.03.002).

  4. Sirotkin, Alexander V.; Benčo, Andrej; Mlynček, Milos; Kotwica, Jan; Alwasel, Saleh; Harrath, Abdel H. Transcription factor p53 regulates healthy human ovarian cells function. Comptes Rendus Biologies 2019, 342(5-6): 186-191 (doi: 10.1016/j.crvi.2019.08.002).

  5. Sirotkin, Alexander V.; Kadasi, Attila; Balazi, Andrey; Tarko, Adam; Kotwica, Jan; Alwasel, Saleh; Harrath, Abdel H. Mechanisms of the direct effects of oil-related contaminants on ovarian cells. Toxicology Reports 2019, przyjęta do druku (doi: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2018.03.003).

  6. Tarko, Adam; Štochmal’ová, Aneta; Jedličková, Katarína; Hrabovszká, Sandra; Vachanová, Adriana; Harrath, Abdel H.; Alwasel, Saleh; Alrezaki, Abdulkarem; Kotwica, Jan; Baláži, Andrej; Sirotkin, Alexander V. Effects of benzene, quercetin, and their combination on porcine ovarian cell proliferation, apoptosis, and hormone release. Archiv fur Tierzucht – Archives of Animal Breeding 2019, 62: 345-351 (doi: 10.5194/aab-62-345-2019).

2018

  1. Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Rękawiecki, Robert; Kotwica, Jan. Expression of membrane progestin receptors (mPRs) in the bovine corpus luteum during the estrous cycle and first trimester of pregnancy. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 2018, 63: 69-76 (doi: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2017.12.004).

  2. Rękawiecki, Robert; Kisielewska, Katarzyna; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. Methylation of progesterone receptor isoform A and B promoters in the reproductive system of cows. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 2018, 30(12): 1634-1642 (doi: 10.1071/RD17518).

  3. Wojciechowska, Anna M.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław J.; Kotwica, Jan. The protein expression disorders of connexins (Cx26, Cx32 and Cx43)and keratin 8 in bovine placenta under the influence of DDT, DDE and PCBs. Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2018, 21(4): 721-729 (doi: 10.24425/124311).

  4. Wróbel, Michał H. Do chlorinated insecticides (aldrin and DDT) or products of their transformations (dieldrin and DDE) impair signal transfer from regulators (oxytocin and relaxin) of bovine myometrium motility in vitro?. Environmental Research 2018, 167: 234-239 (doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2018.07.027).

  5. Wróbel, Michał H. Glyphosate affects the secretion of regulators of uterine contractions in cows while it does not directly impair the motoric function of myometrium in vitro. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2018, 349: 55-61 (doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2018.04.031).

  6. Wróbel, Michał H.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław J. Chlorinated insecticides (toxaphene and endrin) affect oxytocin, testosterone, oestradiol and prostaglandin secretion from ovarian and uterine cells as well as myometrial contractions in cow in vitro. Chemosphere 2018, 198: 432-441 (doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.01.143).

2017

  1. Földešiová, Martina; Baláži, Andrej; Chrastinová, Lubica; Pivko, Juraj; Kotwica, Jan; Harrath, Abdel H.; Chrenek, Peter; Sirotkin, Alexander V. Yucca schidigera can promote rabbit growth, fecundity, affect the release of hormones in vivo and in vitro, induce pathological changes in liver, and reduce ovarian resistance to benzene. Animal Reproduction Science 2017, 183: 66-76 (doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2017.06.001).

  2. Rękawiecki, Robert; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. Steroid hormone receptors in the corpus luteum in the corpus luteum. W: The life cycle of the Corpus Luteum. Ed.: Meidan, Rina. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland 2017 (ISBN 978-3-319-43236-6), Chapter 5: 79-98 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-43238-0_5).

  3. Rękawiecki, Robert; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. The expression of progesterone receptor coregulators mRNA and protein in corpus luteum and endometrium of cows during the estrous cycle. Animal Reproduction Science 2017, 183: 102-109 (doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2017.05.011).

  4. Wojciechowska, Anna M.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław J.; Kotwica, Jan. Changes in the mRNA expression of structural proteins, hormone synthesis and secretion from bovine placentome sections after DDT and DDE treatment. Toxicology 2017, 375: 1-9 (doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2016.11.016).

  5. Wojciechowska, Anna M.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław J.; Kotwica, Jan. Disorders in barrier protein mRNA expression and placenta secretory activity under the influence of polychlorinated biphenyls in vitro. Theriogenology 2017, 89: 9-19 (doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.10.007).

  6. Wróbel, Michał H. The preliminary study about the involvement of relaxine in adverse effect of polychlorinated biphenyls on bovine myometrial contractions. Journal of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology 2017, 2(1): art. no 5 (1-6) (doi: 10.21767/2572-5432.10039).

  7. Wróbel, Michał H.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław J. Secretory function of ovarian cells and myometrial contractions in cow are affected by chlorinated insecticides (chlordane, heptachlor, mirex) in vitro. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2017, 314: 63-71 (doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2016.11.011).

  8. Wróbel, Michał H.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław J. The inhibition of myometrial contractions by chlorinated herbicides (atrazine and linuron), and their disruptive effect on the secretory functions of uterine and ovarian cells in cow, in vitro. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 2017, 142: 44-52 (doi: 10.1016/j.pestbp.2017.01.002).

2016

  1. Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Martyniak, Marcin; Rękawiecki, Robert; Kotwica, Jan. Expression and immunolocalization of membrane progesterone receptors in the bovine oviduct. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 2016, 55: 83-96 (doi: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2015.12.001).

  2. Rękawiecki, Robert; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. Luteotropic and luteolytic factors regulate mRNA and protein expression of progesterone receptor isoforms A and B in the bovine endometrium. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 2016, 28(7): 907-913 (doi: 10.1071/RD14325).

  3. Sirotkin, Alexander V.; Mertin, Dušan; Süvegová, Karin; Harrath, Abdel Halim; Kotwica, Jan. Aging influences steroid hormone release by mink ovaries and their response to leptin and IGF-I. Biology Open 2016, 5(2): 174-177 (doi: 10.1242/bio.016436).

  4. Sirotkin, Alexander V.; Mertin, Dusan; Süvegová, Karina; Lauricik, Jozef; Morovic, Martin; Harrath, Abdel H.; Kotwica, Jan. Mink aging is associated with a reduction in ovarian hormone release and the response to FSH and ghrelin. Theriogenology 2016, 86(5): 1175-1181 (doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.04.007).

  5. Szczepkowska, Aleksandra; Lagaraine, Christine; Robert, Vincent; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Dufourny, Laurence; Thiéry, Jean-Claude; Skipor, Janina. PCB153 (2,2′,4,4′,5,5′-hexachlorobiphenyl) differentially affects the VEGF/VEGFR system depending on photoperiod in the ovine choroid plexus. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2016, 124: 303-308 (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2015.11.007).

  6. Wojciechowska, Anna M.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Kotwica, Jan. Changes in the mRNA expression of structural proteins, hormone synthesis and secretion from bovine placentome sections after DDT and DDE treatment. Toxicology 2016, 375: 1-9 (doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2016.11.016).

2015

  1. Cieślak, Magdalena; Chmielewska, Natalia; Romanowicz, Katarzyna; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Wańkowska, Marta. Sex-dependent differences in the effect of early weaning on the chosen hormones secretion in sheep during the postnatal transition to puberty – preliminary results. Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2015, 18(1): 71-78 (doi: 10.1515/pjvs-2015-0009).

  2. Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Kotwica, Jan. Influence of 4-hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls on the secretory function of bovine ovarian cells: Role of the steroidogenic factor-1 receptor. Animal Reproduction Science 2015, 155: 89-98 (doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2015.02.005).

  3. Rękawiecki, Robert; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. Cloning and expression of progesterone receptor isoforms A and B in bovine corpus luteum. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 2015, 27(7): 1029-1037 (doi: 10.1071/RD13308).

  4. Rękawiecki, Robert; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. Onapristone (ZK299) and mifepristone (RU486) regulate the messenger RNA and protein expression levels of the progesterone receptor isoforms A and B in the bovine endometrium. Theriogenology 2015, 84(3): 348-357 (doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2015.03.024).

  5. Wojciechowska, Anna M.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Kotwica, Jan. Short-term incubation of bovine placentome sections as a tool to study xenobiotic mechanism of action. Reproductive Biology 2015, 15(4): 238-246 (doi: 10.1016/j.repbio.2015.10.002).

  6. Woźny, Maciej; Jakimiuk, Ewa; Brzuzan, Paweł; Florczyk, Maciej; Niewiadowska, Alicja; Obremski, Kazimierz; Gajęcka, Magdalena; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Gajęcki, Maciej. Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) residue limit exceeded in pig tissues after feed-borne exposure to maximum allowed concentration. Environmental Biotechnology 2015, 11(1): 1-9 (doi: 10.14799/ebms242).

  7. Wróbel, Michał H.; Grzeszczyk, Marlena; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Kotwica, Jan. The adverse effects of aldrin and dieldrin on both myometrial contractions and the secretory functions of bovine ovaries and uterus in vitro. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2015, 285(1): 23-31 (doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2015.03.005).

2014

  1. Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Rękawiecki, Robert; Kotwica, Jan. Expression and localization of progesterone receptor membrane component 1 and 2 and serpine mRNA binding protein 1 in the bovine corpus luteum during the estrous cycle and the first trimester of pregnancy. Theriogenology 2014, 82(8): 1086-1093 (doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2014.07.021).

  2. Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Wróbel, Michał H.; Kotwica, Jan. The orphan nuclear receptor SF-1 is involved in the effect of PCBs, DDT, and DDE on the secretion of steroid hormones and oxytocin from bovine luteal cells during the estrous cycle in vitro. Theriogenology 2014, 81(7): 877-886 (doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2014.01.016).

  3. Wróbel, Michał H.; Będziechowski, Paweł; Młynarczuk, Jarosław J.; Kotwica, Jan. Impairment of uterine smooth muscle contractions and prostaglandin secretion from cattle myometrium and corpus luteum in vitro is influenced by DDT, DDE and HCH. Environmental Research 2014, 132: 54-56 (doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.02.018).

2013

  1. Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Rękawiecki, Robert; Kotwica, Jan. The putative roles of nuclear and membrane-bound progesterone receptors in the female reproductive tract. Reproductive Biology 2013, 13(4): 279-289 (doi: 10.1016/j.repbio.2013.09.001).

  2. Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Słonina, Dominika; Rękawiecki, Robert; Kotwica, Jan. Expression of progesterone receptor membrane component (PGRMC) 1 and 2, serpine mRNA binding protein 1 (SERBP1) and nuclear progesterone receptor (PGR) in the bovine endometrium during the estrous cycle and the first trimester of pregnancy. Reproductive Biology 2013, 13(1): 15-23 (doi: 10.1016/j.repbio.2013.01.170).

  3. Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Kowalik, Magdalena. The effect of PCB126, 77, and 153 on the intracellular mobilization of Ca+2 in bovine granulosa and luteal cells after FSH and LH surge in vitro. Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2013, 16(3): 417-424 (doi: 10.2478/pjvs-2013-0059).

  4. Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Wróbel, Michał H.; Kotwica, Jan. Adverse influence of coumestrol on synthesis and secretion of oxytocin and progesterone from bovine luteal cells in the first trimester of pregnancy. Environmental Toxicology 2013, 28(7): 411-418 (doi: 10.1002/tox.20735).

  5. Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Wróbel, Michał H.; Rękawiecki, Robert; Kotwica, Jan. The expression of Steroidogenic Factor-1 and its role in bovine steroidogenic ovarian cells during the estrus cycle and first trimester of pregnancy. Animal Reproduction Science 2013, 138(1-2): 74-81 (doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2013.01.008).

  6. Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Wróbel, Michał H.; Ziółkowska, Anna; Kotwica, Jan. Involvement of the orphan nuclear receptor SF-1 in the effect of PCBs, DDT and DDE on the secretion of steroid hormones and oxytocin from bovine granulosa cells. Animal Reproduction Science 2013, 143(1-4): 30-37 (doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2013.10.007).

  7. Nynca, Anna; Słonina, Dominika; Jablońska, Olga; Kaminska, Barbara; Ciereszko, Renata E. Daidzein affects steroidogenesis and oestrogen receptor expression in medium ovarian follicles of pigs. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica 2013, 61(1): 85-98 (doi: 10.1556/AVet.2012.060).

  8. Rękawiecki, Robert; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. Validation of housekeeping genes for studying differential gene expression in the bovine myometrium. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica 2013, 61(4): 505-516 (doi: 10.1556/AVet.2013.037).

  9. Ziółkowska, Anna; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Kotwica, Jan. Effect of cortisol on neurophysin I/oxytocin and peptidyl glycine-α-amidating mono-oxygenase mRNA expression in bovine luteal and granulosa cells. Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2013, 16(2): 231-239 (doi: 10.2478/pjvs-2013-0033).

2012

  1. Rękawiecki, Robert; Rutkowska, Joanna; Kotwica, Jan. Identification of optimal housekeeping genes for examination of gene expression in bovine corpus luteum. Reproductive Biology 2012, 12(4): 362-367 (doi: 10.1016/j.repbio.2012.10.010).

  2. Sirotkin, Alexander V.; Kadasi, Attila; Balazi, Andrey; Bakova, Zuzana; Harrath, A. Halim; Makarevich, Alexander V.; Kolesarova, Adriana; Chrenek, Peter; Kotwica, Jan; Toth, Tomas. Influence of petrochemical industry environmental contaminants on animal ovarian cells. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences 2012, 2(2): 517-525 (pdf).

  3. Skipor, Janina; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Szczepkowska, Aleksandra; Lagaraine, Christine; Grochowalski, Adam; Guillame, Daniel; Dufourny, Laurence; Thiery, Jean-Claude. Photoperiod modulates access of 2,2’,4,4’,5,5’-hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB153) to the brain and its effect on gonadotropin and thyroid hormones in adult ewes. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2012, 78: 336-343 (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2011.11.042).

  4. Słonina, Dominika; Kowalik, Magdalena K.; Kotwica, Jan. Expression of progesterone receptor membrane component 1, serpine mRNA binding protein 1 and nuclear progesterone receptor isoforms A and B in the bovine myometrium during estrous cycle and early pregnancy. Journal of Reproduction and Development 2012, 58(3): 288-294 (doi: 10.1262/jrd.11-052T).

  5. Szczepkowska, Aleksandra; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Grochowalski, Adam; Dufourny, Laurence; Thiery, Jean-Claude; Skipor, Janina. Effect of two-week treatment with low dose of ortho-substituted polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB104) and PCR153) on VRGF-receptor system expression in the choroid plexus in adult ewes. Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2012, 15(4): 621-628 (doi: 10.2478/v10181-012-0098-z).

  6. Wróbel, Michał H.; Młynarczuk, Jarosław; Kotwica, Jan. The effect of DDT and its metabolite (DDE) on prostaglandin secretion from epithelial cells and on contractions of the smooth muscle of the bovine oviduct in vitro. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2012, 259(2): 152-159 (doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2011.12.019).