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  • List of publications IMBB (2011-2020)

    • Anachkov, N., Yahubyan, G., Minkov, I., Charishnikova, O., Popova, T., Touraev, A. Successful microspore reprogramming towards embryogenesis of Bulgarian pepper varieties and effects of stress treatments and wheat ovaries on embryo formation. Comptes Rendus de L'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 70(5), 739-748, 2017.

    • Apostolova, E., Gozmanova, M., Nacheva, L., Ivanova, Z., Toneva, V., Minkov I., Baev, V., Yahubyan, G. MicroRNA profiling the resurrection plant Haberlea rhodopensis unveils essential regulators of survival under severe drought. Biologia Plantarum. 64, 541-550. 2020. Open Access.

    • Baev, V., Milev, I., Naydenov, M., Apostolova, M., Minkov, G., Minkov, I., Yahubyan G. Implementation of a de novo genome-wide computational approach for updating Brachypodium Genomics. 97(5), 282-293, 2011.

    • Baev, V., Milev, I., Naydenov, M., Vachev, T., Apostolova, M., Mehterov, N., Gozmanova, M., Minkov, G., Sablok, G., Yahubyan, G. Insight into small RNA abundance and expression in high- and low-temperature stress response using deep sequencing in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 84, 105-114, 2014.

    • Benina M, Obata T, Mehterov N, Ivanov I, Petrov V, Toneva V, Fernie AR, Gechev TS. Comparative metabolomics of Haberlea rhodopensis, Thellungiella halophyla, and Arabidopsis thaliana exposed to low temperature and subsequent recovery. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 499, 2013.

    • Benina M., Ribero D.M., Gechev T., Mueller-Roeber B., Schippers J.H.M. A cell type-specific view on the translation of mRNAs from ROS-responsive genes upon paraquat treatment of Arabidopsis thaliana leaves. Plant Cell Environ 38, 349-63, 2015.

    • Dong, Y., Gupta, S., Sievers, R., Wargent, J.J., Wheeler, D., Putterill, J., Macknight, R., Gechev, T., Mueller-Roeber, B., Dijkwel, P.P. Genome draft of the Arabidopsis relative Pachycladon cheesemanii reveals novel strategies to tolerate New Zealand's high ultraviolet B radiation environment. BMC Genomics. 20(1), 838, 2019. Open Access.

    • Durgud, M., Gupta, S., Ivanov, I., Omidbakhshfard, M.A., Benina, M., Alseekh, S., Staykov, N., Hauenstein, M., Dijkwel, P.P., Hörtensteiner, S., Toneva, V., Brotman, Y., Fernie, A.R., Mueller-Roeber, B., Gechev, T.S. Molecular mechanisms preventing senescence in response to prolonged darkness in a desiccation-tolerant plant. Plant Physiology. 177(3), pp. 1319-1338, 2018. Open Access.

    • Durgud, M.R., Stoyanova, V.K., Popov, N.T., ...Minkov, I.N., Vachev, T.I. Non-invasive prenatal sex identification using cell-free fetal DNA in maternal circulation. Comptes Rendus de L'Academie Bulgare des Sciences. 71(12), 1687-1693, 2018.

    • Gechev T., Hille J., Woerdenbag H.J., Benina M., Mehterov N., Toneva V., Fernie A.R., Mueller-Roeber B. Natural products from resurrection plants: potential for medical applications. Biotechnology Advances 32:1091-1101, 2014.

    • Gechev T., Mehterov N., Denev I., Hille J. A simple and powerful approach for isolation of Arabidopsis mutants with increased tolerance to H2O2-induced cell death. Methods in Enzymology 527: 203-220, 2013.

    • Gechev, T., Hille, J., Woerdenbag, H.J. Benina, M. Mehterov, N., Toneva, V., Fernie, A.R., Bernd Mueller-Roeber, Natural products from resurrection plants: Potential for medical applications. Biotechnology Advances. 32, (6) 1091-1101,

    • Georgieva, B., Milev, I. Minkov, I., Dimitrova, I., Bradford, A.P., Baev, V. Characterization of the uterine leiomyoma microRNAome by deep sequencing. Genomics. 99, 275–281, 2012

    • Gupta, S., Dong, Y., Dijkwel, P.P., Mueller-Roeber, B., Gechev, T.S. Genome-wide analysis of ROS antioxidant genes in resurrection species suggest an involvement of distinct ROS detoxification systems during desiccation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2019, 20(12), 3101, 2019. Open Access.

    • Iliev, I., Marhova, M., Kostadinova, S., Gochev, V., Tsvetkova, M., Ivanova, A., Yahubyan, G., Baev, V. Metagenomic analysis of the microbial community structure in protected wetlands in the Maritza River Basin. Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 33(1), 1721-1732, 2019. Open Access.

    • Iliev, I., Yahubyan, G., Marhova, M., Apostolova, E., Gozmanova, M., Gecheva, G., Kostadinova, S., Ivanova, A., Baev, V. Metagenomic profiling of the microbial freshwater communities in two Bulgarian reservoirs. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 57(8), 669-679, 2017.

    • Ivanov I., Benina M., Petrov V., Gechev T., Toneva V. Metabolic responses of Gloxinia perennis to dehydration and rehydration. Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. 67: 1657-1662, 2014.

      Ivanova, D., Milev, I., Vachev, T., Baev, V., Yahubyan, G., Minkov, G., Gozmanova, M. Small RNA analysis of potato spindle tuber viroid infected Phelipanche ramosa. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 74, 276-282, 2014

      Ivanova, D., Vachev, T., Minkov, G., ...Naimov, S., Gozmanova, M. Expression changes of MYB1 and aco genes upon potato spindle tuber viroid infection of Phelipanche ramosa L.

    • Ivanova, Z., Sablok, G., Daskalova, E., Zahmanova, G., Apostolova, E., Yahubyan, G., Baev, V. Chloroplast genome analysis of resurrection tertiary relict Haberlea rhodopensis highlights genes important for desiccation stress response. Frontiers in Plant Science. 8, 204, 2017. Open Access.

    • Kirov, K., Krachunov, M., Kulev, O., ...Minkov, G., Vassilev, D. Reducing false negatives for errors in SNP detection using a machine learning approach. Comptes Rendus de L'Academie Bulgare des Sciences. 69(7), 885-890, 2016.

    • Mardanova, E.S., Takova, K.H., Toneva, V.T., Zahmanova, G., Tsybalova, L.M., Ravin, N.V. A plant-based transient expression system for the rapid production of highly immunogenic Hepatitis E virus-like particles. Biotechnology Letters, 42(11), 2441-2446, 2020.

    • Mazalovska, M., Varadinov, N., Koynarski, T., Minkov, I., Teoharov, P., Lomonossoff, G.P., Zahmanova, G. Detection of serum antibodies to Hepatitis E virus based on HEV genotype 3 ORF2 capsid protein expressed in Nicotiana benthamiana. Annals of Laboratory Medicine, 37(4), pp. 313-319, 2017. Open Access.

    • Minchev, D.S., Popov, N.T., Naimov, S.I., Minkov, I.N., Vachev, T.I. Comparative expression analysis of human endogenous retrovirus elements in peripheral blood of children with specific language impairment. Balkan Journal of Medical Genetics. 22(1), 49-56, 2019. Open Access.

    • Minkov, G., Toneva, V., Ivanova, Z., Baev, V. LoopRNA – Java module for RNA structure annotation. Comptes Rendus de L'Academie Bulgare des Sciences. 71(9), 1215-1221, 2018.

    • Naydenov, M., Baev, V., Apostolova, E. Gospodinova, N., Gozmanova, M., Yahubyan G. High-temperature effect on genes engaged in DNA methylation and affected by DNA methylation in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 02:87, 2015.

    • Naydenov, M., Baev, V., Apostolova, E., Gospodinova, N., Sablok, G., Gozmanova, M., Yahubyan, G. High-temperature effect on genes engaged in DNA methylation and affected by DNA methylation in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 87, 102-108, 2015.

    • Naydenov, M., Gospodinova, N., Apostolova, E., Anachkov, N., Baev, V., Gozmanova, M., Minkov, I., Yahubyan, G. Transposon-associated polymorphisms of stress-responsive gene promoters in selected accessions of Arabidopsis thaliana. Acta Biochimica Polonica. 65(3), 391-396, 2018. Open Access.

    • Petrov V., Hille J., Mueller-Roeber B., Gechev T. ROS-mediated abiotic stress-induced programmed cell death in plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 69, 2015.

    • Petrov V., Schippers J., Benina M., Minkov I., Mueller-Roeber B., Gechev T. In search for new players of the oxidative stress, network by phenotyping an Arabidopsis T-DNA mutant collection on reactive oxygen species-eliciting chemicals. Plant Omics Journal 6: 46-54, 2013.

    • Petrov, V., Qureshi, M.K., Hille, J., Gechev, T. Occurrence, biochemistry and biological effects of host-selective plant mycotoxins. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 112, 251-264, 2018.

    • Qureshi M., Neerakkal S., Gechev T., Hille J. The zinc finger protein ZAT11 modulates paraquat-induced programmed cell death in Arabidopsis thaliana. Acta Physiologie Plantarum, 35(6):1863-1871, 2013.

    • Sablok G., Milev I., Minkov G., Minkov I., Varotto C. et al. isomiRex: web-based identification of microRNAs, isomiR variations and differential expression using next-generation sequencing datasets. FEBS Letters. 587(16):2629-34, 2013.

    • Sablok, G., Padma Raju, G.V., Mudunuri, S.B., Prabha, R., Singh, D.P., Baev, V., Yahubyan, G., Ralph, P.J., La Porta, N. ChloroMitoSSRDB 2.00: More genomes, more repeats, unifying SSRs search patterns and on-the-fly repeat detection. Database, bav084, 2015. Open Access.

    • Sablok, G., Srivastva, A.K., Suprasanna, P., Baev, V., Ralph, P.J. isomiRs: Increasing evidences of isomiRs complexity in plant stress functional biology. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6, 949. 2015. Open Access.

    • Takova, K., Koynarski, T., Minkov, I., Toneva, V., Zahmanova, G. Increasing hepatitis e virus seroprevalence in domestic pigs and wild boar in Bulgaria. 10(9), 1-12, 1521, 2020. Open Access.

    • Thuenemann, EC., Lenzi, P., Love, AJ., Taliansky, M., Bécares, M., Zuñiga, S., Enjuanes, L., Zahmanova, GG., Minkov, IN., Matić, S., Noris, E., Meyers, A., Hattingh, A., Rybicki, EP., Kiselev, OI., Ravin, NV., Eldarov, M.A., Skryabin, KG., Lomonossoff, GP. The use of transient expression systems for the rapid production of virus-like particles in plants. Currant Pharmaceutical Design, 19(31), 5564-73, 2013.

    • Vachev, T.I., Stoyanova, V.K., Ivanov, H.Y., Minkov, I.N., Popov, N.T. Investigation of Fasciculation and Elongation Protein ζ-1 (FEZ1) in Peripheral Blood Reveals Differences in Gene Expression in Patients with Schizophrenia. Balkan Journal of Medical Genetics. 18(1), 31-37, 2015.

    • Zahmanova, G., Mazalovska, M., Takova, K.H., Toneva, V., Minkov, I., Mardanova, E.S., Ravin, N.V., Lomonossoff, G.P. Rapid high-yield transient expression of swine hepatitis e orf2 capsid proteins in Nicotiana benthamiana plants and production of chimeric hepatitis e virus-like particles bearing the m2e influenza epitope. 9(1), 29, 2020. Open Access.

    • Zahmanova, G., Mazalovska, M., Toneva, V., Minkov, I. Lomonossoff, G. Production of chimeric virus-like particles bearing M2e influenza epitope in Nicotiana benthamiana plants. Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 208, Suppl., 20, 109, 2015.