Noémi Rozlosnik

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Leukocyte beta2 integrins Mac-1 and p150,95 are promiscuous cell-surface receptors that recognise and mediate cell adhesion to a variety of adsorbed and denatured proteins. We used albumin as a model protein to study whether leukocyte adhesion and activation depended on the nm-scale topography of a protein adlayer. Albumin adsorbed from the native(More)
Beta(2)-microglobulin (beta(2)m) is the amyloidogenic protein in dialysis-related amyloidosis, but the mechanisms underlying beta(2)m fibrillogenesis in vivo are largely unknown. We study a structural variant of beta(2)m that has been linked to cancer and inflammation and may be present in the circulation of dialysis patients. This beta(2)m variant,(More)
Influenza infections are associated with high morbidity and mortality, carry the risk of pandemics, and pose a considerable economic burden worldwide. To improve the management of the illness, it is essential with accurate and fast point-of-care diagnostic tools for use in the field or at the patient's bedside. Conventional diagnostic methods are time(More)
Demand is growing in the field of medical diagnostics for simple, disposable devices that also demonstrate fast response times, are easy to handle, are cost-efficient, and are suitable for mass production. Polymer-based microfluidic devices meet the requirements of cost efficiency and mass production and they are suitable for biosensor applications.(More)
This article describes the preparation of a graphene electrode modified with a new conjugate of peptide nanotubes and folic acid for the selective detection of human cervical cancer cells over-expressing folate receptors. The functionalization of peptide nanotubes with folic acid was confirmed by fluorescence microscopy and atomic force microscopy. The(More)
We present an all-polymer electrochemical microfluidic biosensor using Topas(®) as substrate and a conductive polymer bilayer as electrode material. The conductive bilayer consists of tosylate doped poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT:TsO) and the hydroxymethyl derivative PEDOT-OH:TsO, which was covalently functionalized with two aptamer probes with(More)
Cu(II) ions are implicated in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease by influencing the aggregation of the amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide. Elucidating the underlying Cu(II)-induced Aβ aggregation is paramount for understanding the role of Cu(II) in the pathology of Alzheimer disease. The aim of this study was to characterize the qualitative and quantitative(More)
We investigated the nanometer scale height fluctuations of 3T3 fibroblast cells with the atomic force microscope under physiological conditions. A correlation between these fluctuations and lateral cellular motility can be observed. Fluctuations measured on leading edges appear to be predominantly related to actin polymerization-depolymerization processes.(More)
With advances in the plasmonics and metamaterials research field, it has become more and more important to fabricate thin and smooth Au metal films in a reliable way. Here, by thin films we mean that their average height is below 10 nm and their average roughness is below 5% of the total thickness. In this article, we investigated the use of amino- and(More)
The modified ISCOMs, so-called Posintro nanoparticles, provide an opportunity for altering the surface charge of the particles, which influences their affinity for the negatively charged antigen sites, cell membranes and lipids in the skin. Hypothetically, this increases the passage of the ISCOMs (or their components) and their load through the stratum(More)