Małgorzata Sobczak

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The complement system plays an important role as a product of innate and acquired immune reaction. It can be activated via three different routes: the classical pathway, the alternative pathway and the lectin pathway. MBL (mannose-binding lectin) is considered to be a pathogen recognising receptor (PRR), an important factor in recognising pathogen(More)
During pregnancy and lactation the need not only for the energy intake increases but also for some mineral elements. The basic source of mineral elements and other chemical elements for the human organism is food. For the increased need for minerals, proper selection of food products is vital and sometimes extremely difficult to do. The article covers some(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of respiratory distress syndrome-RDS evidence using amniotic fluid diagnostic tests. 200 amniotic fluid samples obtained by amniocentesis were study to evaluate pulmonary tissue maturity status. The PG test was 30% specific and 100% sensitive; FLM test showed 50% specificity and 67% sensitivity. The(More)
Effect of transglutaminase (ACTIVA WM commercial preperate, 0.3%) and sodium chloride (1.5 and 2.5%) addition on properties of chicken thigh batters was studied. Transglutaminase slightly decreased cooking loss of incurred batters. Cooking loss was affected mainly by NaCl (both at the level 2.5 and 1.5%). Sodium chloride brought about also increase of(More)
In the group of 289 pregnant diabetic women hospitalised and followed-up between 1991-2000 in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Dept., Research Institute Polish Mothers Memorial Hospital, 44 patients were diagnosed with hypertension arterialis (15.2%), significantly more frequently in women with long lasting diabetes complicated by angiopathy and whose who trend(More)
Prenatal diagnosis of amniotic fluid enables the evaluation of fetal lungs maturity. The aim of the study is to evaluate prognostic significance of measurement of concentration of lamellar body count (LC) in comparison with other laboratory investigations for prenatal fetal lung maturity evaluation. The study was carried out on 60 amniotic fluid collections(More)
Myofibre characteristic, texture, structure and rheological properties of selected muscles (BF, SM and L) of roe deer of different carcass weight were compared. Muscle texture and rheological properties was determined with the TPA and relaxation test, respectively, performed with a Instron 1140 device. Fibre type percentage and structural elements (muscle(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to examine if the glicated haemoglobin (HbA1C) is useful as an indicator of disturbances of the carbohydrate metabolism in women who suffered from Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), and for prediction of the macrosomic infants. MATERIAL AND METHODS The examination was performed on 163 GDM women, who were treated in(More)