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Publications of the Scientific Center of Excellence team members


1.   Kavazovic I., Han H., Balzaretti G., Slinger E., Lemmermann N.A.W., Ten Brinke A., Merkler D., Koster J., Bryceson Y., De Vries N., Jonjic S., Klarenbeek P.L., Polic B., Eldering E., Wensveen F.M. (2020) Eomes broadens the scope of CD8 T cell memory by inhibiting apoptosis in cells of low affinity. PLoS Biol. 2020 Mar 17;18(3):e3000648 (LINK)
2. Turk Wensveen T., Fuckar Cupic D., Jurisic Eržen D., Polic B., Wensveen F.M. Severe Lipoatrophy in a Patient With Type 2 Diabetes in Response to Human Insulin Analogs Glargine and Degludec: Possible Involvement of CD4 T Cell-Mediated Tissue Remodeling. Diabetes Care. 2020 Feb;43(2):494-496 (LINK)
3. Strazic Geljic I., Kucan Brlic P., Angulo G., Brizic I., Lisnic B., Jenus T., Juranic Lisnic V., Pietri G.P., Engel P., Kaynan N., Zeleznjak J., Schu P., Mandelboim O., Krmpotic A., Angulo A., Jonjic S., Lenac Rovis T. (2020) Cytomegalovirus protein m154 perturbs the adaptor protein-1 compartment mediating broad-spectrum immune evasion. eLife, 2020, 9:e50803. (LINK)


1. Simicic P., Grgic I., Santak M., Vince A., Zidovec Lepej S.. (2019): Frequency of baseline NS5A resistance-associated substitutions in patients infected with genotype 1 of hepatitis C virus in Croatia. Microbial Pathogenesis 136, 103694 (LINK)
2. Zeleznjak J., Jurnic Lisnic V., Popovic B., Lisnic B., Babic M., Halenius A., L’Hernault A., Lenac Rovis T., Hengel H., Erhard F., Redwood J. A., Vidal, Vidal M. Silvia, Dolken L., Krmpotic A., Jonjic S. (2019) The complex of MCMV proteins and MHC class I evades NK cell control and drives the evolution of virus-specific activating Ly49 receptors, Journal of experimental medicine 2019 (LINK)
3. Stempel M., Chan B., Juranic Lisnic V., Krmpotic A., Hartung J., Paludan S.R., Füllbrunn N., Lemmermann N.A., Brinkmann M.M. (2019) The herpesviral antagonist m152 reveals differential activation of STING-dependent IRF and NF-κB signaling and STING’s dual role during MCMV infection. The EMBO Journal. (LINK)
4. Wensveen F.M., Sestan M., Turk Wensveen T., Polic B. (2019) Beauty and the beast’ in infection: How immune-endocrine interactions regulate systemic metabolism in the context of infection. Eur J Immunol. 2019 Jul;49(7):982-995; Epub 2019 May 27. Review. (LINK)
5. Brizic I., Hirsl L., Sustic M., Golemac M., Britt W.J., Krmpotic A., Jonjic S. (2019)CD4 T cells are required for maintenance of CD8 TRM cells and virus control in the brain of MCMV-infected newborn mice, Med Microbiol Immunol. 2019 Aug;208(3-4):487-494, Epub 2019 Mar 28. (LINK)
6. Halassy B., Kurtovic T., Lang Balija M., Brgles M., Tunjic M., Sviben D. (2019) Concept of sample-specific correction of immunoassay results for precise and accurate IgG quantification in horse plasma. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 164, 276-282 (LINK)
7. Kurtovic T., Lang Balija M., Brgles M., Sviben D., Tunjic M., Cajner H., Marchetti-Deschmann M., Allmaier G., Halassy B. (2019) Refinement strategy for antivenom preparation of high yield and quality. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 13, 6 (LINK)
8. Krmpotic A., Podlech J., Reddehase M.J., Britt W.J., Jonjic S. (2019) Role of antibodies in confining cytomegalovirus after reactivation from latency: three decades’ résumé, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 2019 (LINK)
9. Berry R., Watson G.M., Jonjic S., Degli-Esposti M.A., Rossjohn J. (2019) Modulation of innate and adaptive immunity by cytomegaloviruses. Nature Reviews Immunology, 2019 (LINK)
10. Aguilar O.A., Sampaio I.S., Rahim M.M.A., Samaniego J.D., Tilahun M.E., Krishnamoorthy M., Popovic B., Babic M., Krmpotic A., Treanor B., Margulies D.H., Allan D.S.J., Makrigiannis A.P., Jonjic S., Carlyle J.R. (2019) Mouse Cytomegalovirus m153 Protein Stabilizes Expression of the Inhibitory NKR-P1B Ligand Clr-b. Journal of Virology, 2019, 94(1) (LINK)
11. Arapovic J., Rajic B., Pati S., Brizic I., Azinovic I., Susak B., Ostojic M., Tutis B., Raguz A.B., Tomic V., Jonjic S., Boppana S. (2019) Cytomegalovirus Seroprevalence and Birth Prevalence of Congenital CMV Infection in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Single-Center Experience. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2019 (LINK)
12. Cossarizza A., Chang H.D., Radbruch A.,Jonjic S.,Zimmermann J., Zychlinsky A. (2019) Guidelines for the use of flow cytometry and cell sorting in immunological studies (second edition). European Journal of Immunology, 2019,  49(10):1457-1973. (LINK)
13. Won Sung C., Seleme M., Payne S., Jonjic S., Hirose K., Britt W.J. (2019) Virus-induced cochlear inflammation in newborn mice alters auditory function. The Journal of Clinical Investigation – Insight, 2019, 4(17):e128878. (LINK)
14. Kalfopoulou E., Laverde D., Miklic K., Saavedra F., Malic S., Carboni F., Adamo R., Lenac Rovis T., Jonjic S., Huebner J. (2019) Development of opsonic mouse monoclonal antibodies against multidrug resistant enterococci. Infection and Immunity, 2019,  87(9). (LINK)
15. Pallmer K., Barnstorf I., Baumann N., Borsa M., Jonjic S., Oxenius A. (2019) NK cells negatively regulate CD8 T cells via Natural Cytotoxicity Receptor (NCR) 1 during LCMV infection. PLoS Pathogens, 2019, 15(4):e1007725. (LINK)
16. Gawish R., Bulat T., Biaggio M., Lassnig C., Bago-Horvath Z., Macho-Maschler S., Poelzl A., Simonovic N., Prchal-Murphy M., Rom R., Amenitsch L., Ferrarese L., Kornhoff J., Lederer T., Svinka J., Eferl R., Bosmann M., Kalinke U., Stoiber D., Sexl V., Krmpotic A., Jonjic S., Mueller M., Strobl B. (2019) Myeloid Cells Restrict MCMV and Drive Stress-Induced Extramedullary Hematopoiesis through STAT1. Cell Reports, 2019,  26(9): 2394–2406. (LINK)
17. Krocova Z., Plzakova L., Pavkova I., Kubelkova K., Macela A., Ozanic M., Marecic V., Mihelcic M., Santic M. (2019) The role of B cells in an early immune response to Mycobacterium bovis. Microb Pathog. 2020 Mar;140:103937. (LINK)
18. Kelava I., Marecic V., Fucak P., Ivek E., Kolaric D., Ozanic M., Mihelcic M., Santic M. (2019) Optimization of External Factors for the Growth of Francisella novicida within Dictyostelium discoideum. Biomed Res Int. 2020 Jan 20;2020. (LINK)
19. Price C., Jones S., Mihelcic M., Santic M. and Abu Kwaik Y. (2019) Paradoxical Pro-inflammatory Responses by Human Macrophages to an Amoebae Host-Adapted Legionella Effector. Cell Host & Microbe. (LINK)
20. Brdovcak M.C., Zubkovic A., Ferencic A., Sosab I., Stemberga V., Cuculic D., Rokic F., Vugrek O., Hackenberg M., Jurak I. (2019) Herpes simplex virus 1 miRNA sequence variations in latently infected human trigeminal ganglia, Virus Research, 2018, 256, 90–95 (LINK)
21. Jagusic M., Slovic A., Ivancic-Jelecki J., Ljubin-Sternak S., Vilibic-Cavlek T., Tabain I., Forcic D. (2019) Molecular epidemiology of human respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus in hospitalized children with acute respiratory infections in Croatia, 2014–2017. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2019 (LINK)
22. Civljak R., Kosutic-Gulija T., Slovic A., Huljev E., Turcic N., Mestrovic T., Vranes J., Ljubin-Sternak S. (2019) An Outbreak of Human Parainfluenza Virus 3 (Phylogenetic Subcluster C5) Infection among Adults at a Residential Care Facility for the Disabled in Croatia, Intervirology, 2019 Oct 29:1-8 (LINK)
23. Kavazovic I., Han H., Balzaretti G., Slinger E., Lemmermann N.A.W., Ten Brinke A., Merkler D., Koster J., Bryceson Y., De Vries N., Jonjic S., Klarenbeek P.L., Polic B., Eldering E., Wensveen F.M. (2019) Eomes broadens the scope of CD8 T cell memory by inhibiting apoptosis in cells of low affinity. PLoS Biol. 2020 Mar 17;18(3):e3000648. (LINK)
24. Turk Wensveen T., Fuckar Cupic D., Jurisic Erzen D., Polic B., Wensveen F.M. (2019) Severe lipoatrophy in a patient with diabetes mellitus type 2 in response to glargine and degludec insulin: Possible involvement of CD4 T cell mediated tissue remodelling. Diabetes Care. 2020 Feb;43(2):494-496. (LINK)
25. Grcevic D., Sucur A., Wensveen F. (2019) Croatian Immunological Society: Our half century. Eur J Immunol. 2019 Feb;49(2):208-211. (LINK)


1. Papic N.,  Zidovec Lepej S.,  Gorenec L.,  Grgic I.,  Gasparov S., Filipec Kanizaj T., Vince, A. (2018) The association of semaphorins 3C, 5A and 6D with liver fibrosis stage in chronic hepatitis C. PLoS One 2018, 13 (12), e0209481 (LINK)
2. Leblebicioglu H.,  Arends J. E.,  Ozaras R.,  Corti G.,  Santos L.,  Boesecke C.,  Ustianowski A., Duberg A. S.,  Ruta S.,  Salkic N. N.,  Husa P.,  Lazarevic I.,  Pinede J. A.,  Pshenichnaya N. Y.,  Tsertswadze T.,  Maticic M.,  Puca E.,  Abuova G.,  Gervain J.,  Bayramli R.,  Ahmeti S.,  Koulentaki M.,  Kilani B.,  Vince A.,  Negro F.,  Sunbul M.,  Salmon D., Esghv (2018) Availability of hepatitis C diagnostics and therapeutics in European and Eurasia countries. Antivir Res 2018, 150, 9-14 (LINK)
3. Kavazovic I.,  Polic B., Wensveen F. M. (2018) Cheating the Hunger Games; Mechanisms Controlling Clonal Diversity of CD8 Effector and Memory Populations. Front Immunol 2018, 9, 2831. (LINK)
4. Santak M.,  Mlinaric-Galinovic G.,  Vilibic-Cavlek T., Tabain I. (2018) Comparative genomics of human rubulavirus 2. Arch Virol 2018, 163 (11), 3141-3148. (LINK)
5. Brizic I.,  Lisnic B.,  Brune W.,  Hengel H., Jonjic S. (2018) Cytomegalovirus Infection: Mouse Model. Curr Protoc Immunol 2018, e51. (LINK)
6. Lucin P.,  Karelusa L.,  Blagojevic Zagorac G.,  Mahmutefendic Lucin H., Pavisic V.,  Jug Vucko N.,  Lukanovic Juric S.,  Marcelic M.,  Lisnic B., Jonjic S. (2018) Cytomegaloviruses Exploit Recycling Rab Proteins in the Sequential Establishment of the Assembly Compartment. Front Cell Dev Biol 2018, 6, 165. (LINK)
7. Vince A.,  Zidovec Lepej S.,  Bingulac-Popovic J.,  Miletic M.,  Kuret S.,  Sardelic S.,  Vrakela I. B., Kurelac I. (2018) Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes and subtypes in Croatia: 2008-2015. Cent Eur J Public Health 2018, 26 (3), 159-163. (LINK)
8. Fabrik I.,  Link M.,  Putzova D.,  Plzakova L.,  Lubovsk Z.,  Philimonenko V.,  Pavkova I.,  Rehulka P.,  Krocova Z.,  Hozak P.,  Santic M., Stulik J. (2018) The Early Dendritic Cell Signaling Induced by Virulent Francisella tularensis Strain Occurs in Phases and Involves the Activation of Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinases (ERKs) and p38 In the Later Stage. Mol Cell Proteomics 2018, 17 (1), 81-94. (LINK)
9. Spidlova P.,  Stojkova,P.,  Dankova V.,  Senitkova I.,  Santic M.,  Pinkas D.,  Philimonenko V., Stulik J. (2018) Francisella tularensis D-Ala D-Ala Carboxypeptidase DacD Is Involved in Intracellular Replication and It Is Necessary for Bacterial Cell Wall Integrity. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2018, 8, 111. (LINK)
10. Stojanovic B.,  Milovanovic J.,  Arsenijevic A.,  Stojanovic B.,  Strazic Geljic I.,  Arsenijevic N.,  Jonjic S.,  Lukic M.L., Milovanovic M. (2018) Galectin-3 Deficiency Facilitates TNF-alpha-Dependent Hepatocyte Death and Liver Inflammation in MCMV Infection. Front Microbiol 2019, 10, 185. (LINK)
11. Stempel M.,  Chan B.,  Juranic Lisnic V.,  Krmpotic A.,  Hartung J.,  Paludan S.R., Fullbrunn N.,  Lemmermann N.A., Brinkmann M.M. (2018) The herpesviral antagonist m152 reveals differential activation of STING-dependent IRF and NF-kappaB signaling and STING’s dual role during MCMV infection. EMBO J 2019, 38 (5). (LINK)
12. Berhani O.,  Glasner A.,  Kahlon S.,  Duev-Cohen A.,  Yamin R.,  Horwitz E.,  Enk J.,  Moshel O.,  Varvak A.,  Porgador A.,  Jonjic S., Mandelboim O. (2018) Human anti-NKp46 antibody for studies of NKp46-dependent NK cell function and its applications for type 1 diabetes and cancer research. Eur J Immunol 2019, 49 (2), 228-241. (LINK)
13. Brizic I.,  Hirsl L.,  Britt W. J.,  Krmpotic A., Jonjic S. (2018) Immune responses to congenital cytomegalovirus infection. Microbes Infect 2018, 20 (9-10), 543-551. (LINK)
14. Rovis D.,  Cernelic Bizjak M.,  Vasiljev Marchesi V.,  Petelin A.,  Jenus T.,  Vidic S.,  Drevensek G., Jenko Praznikar Z. (2018) Increased Risk-Taking Behaviour and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Val66Met Polymorphism Correlates to Decreased Serum Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Level in Heroin Users. Eur Addict Res 2018, 24 (4), 189-200. (LINK)
15. Sviben D.,  Forcic D.,  Halassy B.,  Allmaier G.,  Marchetti-Deschmann M., Brgles M. (2018) Mass spectrometry-based investigation of measles and mumps virus proteome. Virol J 2018, 15 (1), 160. (LINK)
16. Zaytseva O.O.,  Jansen B.C.,  Hanic M.,  Mrcela M.,  Razdorov G.,  Stojkovic R.,  Erhardt J.,  Brizic I.,  Jonjic S.,  Pezer M., Lauc G. (2018) MIgGGly (mouse IgG glycosylation analysis) – a high-throughput method for studying Fc-linked IgG N-glycosylation in mice with nanoUPLC-ESI-MS. Sci Rep 2018, 8 (1), 13688. (LINK)
17. Yunis J.,  Farrell H. E.,  Bruce K.,  Lawler C.,  Wyer O.,  Davis-Poynter N.,  Brizic I.,  Jonjic S.,  Adler B., Stevenson P.G. (2018) Murine Cytomegalovirus Glycoprotein O Promotes Epithelial Cell Infection In Vivo. J Virol 2019, 93 (3). (LINK)
18. Gawish R.,  Bulat T.,  Biaggio M.,  Lassnig C.,  Bago-Horvath Z.,  Macho-Maschler S.,  Poelzl A.,  Simonovic N.,  Prchal-Murphy M.,  Rom R.,  Amenitsch L.,  Ferrarese L.,  Kornhoff J.,  Lederer T.,  Svinka J.,  Eferl R.,  Bosmann M.,  Kalinke U.,  Stoiber D.,  Sexl V.,  Krmpotic A.,  Jonjic S.,  Muller M., Strobl B. (2018) Myeloid Cells Restrict MCMV and Drive Stress-Induced Extramedullary Hematopoiesis through STAT1. Cell Rep 2019, 26 (9), 2394-2406 e5. (LINK)
19. Jelencic V.,  Sestan M.,  Kavazovic I.,  Lenartic M.,  Marinovic S.,  Holmes T. D.,  Prchal-Murphy M.,  Lisnic B.,  Sexl V.,  Bryceson Y. T.,  Wensveen F. M., Polic B. (2018) NK cell receptor NKG2D sets activation threshold for the NCR1 receptor early in NK cell development. Nat Immunol 2018, 19 (10), 1083-1092. (LINK)
20. Glasner A.,  Levi A.,  Enk J.,  Isaacson B.,  Viukov S.,  Orlanski S.,  Scope A.,  Neuman T.,  Enk C. D.,  Hanna J. H.,  Sexl V.,  Jonjic S.,  Seliger B.,  Zitvogel L., Mandelboim O. (2018) NKp46 Receptor-Mediated Interferon-gamma Production by Natural Killer Cells Increases Fibronectin 1 to Alter Tumor Architecture and Control Metastasis. Immunity 2018, 48 (2), 396-398. (LINK)
21. Mihelcic M.,  Habus J.,  Vucelja M.,  Svoboda P.,  Kurolt I.C.,  Markotic A.,  Turk N.,  Margaletic J., Santic M. (2018) Prevalence of Francisella Tularensis in the Population of Small Mammals Species in Continental Forests of Croatia. Sumar List 2018, 142 (9-10), 481-486. (LINK)
22. Kucan Brlic P.,  Lenac Rovis T.,  Cinamon G.,  Tsukerman P.,  Mandelboim O., Jonjic S. (2018) Targeting PVR (CD155) and its receptors in anti-tumor therapy. Cell Mol Immunol 2019, 16 (1), 40-52. (LINK)
23. Papic N.,  Budimir J.,  Kurelac I.,  Dusek D.,  Jugovic D.,  Krajcar N., Vince A. (2018) Treatment of Elderly Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Acta Clin Croat 2018, 57 (1), 61-70. (LINK)
24. Jakupi X.,  Mlakar J.,  Lunar M.M.,  Seme K.,  Rudhani I.,  Raka L.,  Vince A., Poljak M. (2018) A very high prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among patients undergoing hemodialysis in Kosovo: a nationwide study. Bmc Nephrol 2018, 19. (LINK)
25. Sviben S., Bertosac B., Hlousek-Kasunc A., Forcic D., Halassy B., Brgles M. (2018) Investigation of the thermal shift assay and its power to predict protein and virus stabilizing conditions. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. (LINK)
26. Ivancic Jelecki J., Slovic A., Ljubin-Sternak Lj., Mlinaric Galinovic G., Forcic D. (2018) Variability analysis and inter-genotype comparison of human respiratory syncytial. Virology Journal, 15:109 (LINK)
27. Sestan M., Marinovic S,  Kavazovic I., Cekinovic D., Wueest S., Turk Wensveen T., Brizic I., Jonjic S., Konrad D., Wensveen F.M., Polic B. (2018) Virus-Induced Interferon-γ Causes Insulin Resistance in Skeletal Muscle and Derails Glycemic Control in Obesity. Immunity., 49 (1), p. 164-177 (LINK)
28. Santak M., Lang Balija M., Mlinaric Galinovic G., Ljubin Sternak Lj., Vilibic-Cavlek T. and Tabain I. (2018) Genotype replacement of the human parainfluenza virus type 2 in Croatia between 2011 and 2017 – the role of neutralizing antibodies. Epidemiology and Infection, 146 (11), p.1372-1383 (LINK)
29. Hirsl L., Brizic I., Jenus T., Lisnic V.J., Reichel J.J.,  Jurkovic S., Krmpotic A., Jonjic S. (2018) Murine CMV expressing the high affinity nKg2D ligand  UlT-1: a Model for the Development of cytomegalovirus-Based Vaccines. Frontiers in Immunology. (LINK)
30. Brizic I., Susak B., Arapovic M., Huszthy P.C., Hirsl L., Kvestak D., Lisnic V.J., Golemac M., Pugel E.P., Tomac J., Oxenius A., Britt W..J, Arapovic J., Krmpotic A., Jonjic S. (2018) Brain-resident memory CD8+ T cells induced by congenital CMV infection prevent brain pathology and virus reactivation.  European Journal of Immunology, 48 (6), p. 950-964  (LINK)
31. Milbradt J., Sonntag E., Wagner S., Strojan H., Wangen C., Lenac Rovis T., Lisnic B., Jonjic S, Sticht H., Britt W.J., Schlötzer-Schrehardt U., Marschall M. (2018) Human Cytomegalovirus Nuclear Capsids Associate with the Core Nuclear Egress Complex and the Viral Protein Kinase pUL97. Viruses,  10(1),  pii: E35. (LINK)
32. Glasner A., Levi A., Enk J., Isaacson B., Viukov S., Orlanski S., Scope A., Neuman T., Enk C.D., Hanna J.H., Sexl V., Jonjic S., Seliger B., Zitvogel L., Mandelboim O. (2018) NKp46 Receptor-Mediated Interferon-γ Production by Natural Killer Cells Increases Fibronectin 1 to Alter Tumor Architecture and Control Metastasis. Immunity, 48(1), 107-119.e4. (LINK)
33. Wensveen F.M., Jelencic V., Polic B. (2018) NKG2D: A Master Regulator of Immune Cell Responsiveness. Front Immunol. 2018 Mar 8;9:441. (LINK)
34. Sestan M., Marinovic S., Kavazovic I., Cekinovic Đ., Wueest S., Turk Wensveen T., Brizic I., Jonjic S., Konrad D., Wensveen F.M., Polic B. (2018) Virus-Induced Interferon-γ Causes Insulin Resistance in Skeletal Muscle and Derails Glycemic Control in Obesity. Immunity. 2018 Jun 20. pii: S1074-7613(18)30241-3 (LINK)


1. Slovic A, Kosutic-Gulija T, Santak M, Ivancic-Jelecki J, Jagusic M, Ljubin-Sternak S, Mlinaric-Galinovic G, Vilibic-Cavlek T, Tabain I, Forcic D (2017) Genetic Variability and Sequence Relatedness of Matrix Protein in Viruses of the Families Paramyxoviridae and Pneumoviridae. Intervirology. 60 (5), p. 181–189 (LINK).
2. Aguilar, O. A., R. Berry, M. M. Rahim, J. J. Reichel, B. Popovic, M. Tanaka, Z. Fu, G. R. Balaji, T. N. Lau, M. M. Tu, C. L. Kirkham, A. B. Mahmoud, A. Mesci, A. Krmpotic, D. S. Allan, A. P. Makrigiannis, S. Jonjic, J. Rossjohn & J. R. Carlyle (2017) A Viral Immunoevasin Controls Innate Immunity by Targeting the Prototypical Natural Killer Cell Receptor Family. Cell, 169(1), 58-71.e14. (IF:28.710) (LINK)
3. Handanagic, S., S. Sevic, J. Barbaric, Z. Dominkovic, O. Dakovic Rode, J. Begovac & I. Bozicevic (2017) Correlates of anti-hepatitis C positivity and use of harm reduction services among people who inject drugs in two cities in Croatia. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 171, 132-139. (IF:3.349) (LINK)
4. Kutlesa, M., M. Santini, V. Krajinovic, N. Papic, A. Novokmet, R. Josipovic Mraovic & B. Barsic (2017) Nosocomial blood stream infections in patients treated with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory distress syndrome at the Croatian referral center for respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Minerva Anestesiologica. (IF:2.036) (LINK)
5. Lenartic, M., V. Jelencic, B. Zafirova, M. Ozanic, V. Marecic, S. Jurkovic, V. Sexl, M. Santic, F. M. Wensveen & B. Polic (2017) NKG2D Promotes B1a Cell Development and Protection against Bacterial Infection. Journal of Immunology, 198, 1531-1542. (IF:4.985) (LINK)
6. Prpić J, Keros T, Lang Balija M, Forčić D, Jemeršić L (2017) First recorded case of paramyxovirus infection introduced into a healthy snake collection in Croatia. BMC Veterinary Research, 13, 95(1-4). (IF: 1.750) (LINK)
7. Sviben D, Forčić D, Ivančić-Jelečki J, Halassy B, Brgles M (2017) Recovery of infective virus particles in ion-exchange and hydrophobic interaction monolith chromatography is influenced by particle charge and total-to-infective particle ratio. Journal of Chromatography B, 1054, 10-19. (IF 2.603) (LINK)
8. Košutić-Gulija T, Slović A, Ljubin-Sternak S, Mlinarić-Galinović G, Forčić D (2017) Genetic analysis of human parainfluenza virus type 3 obtained in Croatia 2011-2015. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 66, 502-510. (IF 2.159) (LINK)
9. Ljubin-Sternak S, Vilibić-Čavlek T, Kosanović-Ličina ML, Ivančić-Jelečki J, Kaić B (2017) Ospice – javnozdravstveni izazov. Medicina Fluminensis, 53, 168-178. (LINK)
10. Jagušić M, Slović A, Ljubin-Sternak S, Mlinarić-Galinović G, Forčić D (2017) Genetic diversity of human metapneumovirus in hospitalized children with acute respiratory infections in Croatia. Journal of Medical Virology, 89, 1885-1893. (IF 1.935) (LINK)
11. Seleme, M. C., K. Kosmac, S. Jonjic & W. J. Britt (2017) TNFalpha Induced Recruitment of Inflammatory Mononuclear Cells Leads to Inflammation and Altered Brain Development in MCMV Infected Newborn Mice. Journal of Virology. (IF:4.606) (LINK)
12. Saric, A., I. Crnolatac, F. Bouillaud, S. Sobocanec, A.-M. Mikecin, Z. Macak Safranko, T. Deligeorgiev, I. Piantanida, T. Balog & P. Petit (2017) Non-toxic fluorescent phosphonium probes to detect mitochondrial potential. Methods and Applications in Fluorescence. Methods and Applications in Fluorescence, 5(1), 015007. (IF:2.429) (LINK)
13. Brizić I, Hiršl L, Britt WJ, Krmpotić A, Jonjić S (2017) Immune responses to congenital cytomegalovirus infection. Microbes and Infection, pii: S1286-4579(17)30233-2. (LINK)
14. Molgora M, Bonavita E, Ponzetta A, Riva F, Barbagallo M, Jaillon S, Popović B, Bernardini G, Magrini E, Gianni F, Zelenay S, Jonjić S, Santoni A, Garlanda C, Mantovani A (2017) IL-1R8 is a checkpoint in NK cells regulating anti-tumour and anti-viral activity. Nature,  551 (7678), 110-114.  (LINK)
15. Cossarizza A, Chang HD, Radbruch A…Jonjic S…Zimmermann J (2017) (>200): Guidelines for the use of flow cytometry and cell sorting in immunological studies. European Journal of Immunology, 47(10), 1584-1797. (LINK)
16. Goodier MR, Jonjić S, Riley EM, Lisnić VJ (2017)  CMV and Natural Killer cells: shaping the response to vaccination. European Journal of Immunology, 48(1), 50-65  (LINK)
17. Cohrs RJ, Lee KS, Beach A, Sanford B, Baird NL, Como C, Graybill C, Jones D, Tekeste E, Ballard M, Chen X, Yalacki D, Frietze S, Jones K, Lenac Rovis T, Jonjić S, Haas J, Gilden D (2017) Targeted Genome Sequencing Reveals Varicella-Zoster Virus Open Reading Frame 12 Deletion. Journal of Virology, 91(20), pii: e01141-17 (LINK)
18. Nabekura T, Gotthardt D, Niizuma K, Trsan T, Jenus T, Jonjic S, Lanier LL: Cutting Edge: NKG2D Signaling Enhances NK Cell Responses but Alone Is Insufficient To Drive Expansion during Mouse Cytomegalovirus Infection. Journal of Immunology, 199(5), 1567-1571, 2017 (LINK)
19. Zeeshan Chaudhry M, Kasmapour B, Plaza-Sirvent C, Bajagic M, Casalegno Garduño R, Borkner L, Lenac Rovis T, Scrima A, Jonjic S, Schmitz I, Cicin-Sain: UL36 Rescues Apoptosis Inhibition and In vivo Replication of a Chimeric MCMV Lacking the M36 Gene. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology,  7, 312, 2017 (LINK)
20. Miletic A, Lenartic M, Popovic B, Brizic I, Trsan T, Miklic K, Mandelboim O, Krmpotic A, Jonjic S (2017) NCR1-deficiency diminishes the generation of protective murine cytomegalovirus antibodies by limiting follicular helper T-cell maturation. European Journal of Immunology,  47(9), 1443-1456(LINK)
21. Hirche C, Frenz T, Haas SF, Döring M, Borst K, Tegtmeyer PK, Brizic I, Jordan S, Keyser K, Chhatbar C, Pronk E, Lin S, Messerle M, Jonjic S, Falk CS, Trumpp A, Essers MAG, Kalinke U (2017) Systemic Virus Infections Differentially Modulate Cell Cycle State and Functionality of Long-Term Hematopoietic Stem Cells In Vivo. Cell Reports, 19, 2345-2356.  (LINK)
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23. Zeleznjak J, Popovic B, Krmpotic A, Jonjic S, Lisnic VJ (2017) Mouse cytomegalovirus encoded immunoevasins and evolution of Ly49 receptors – sidekicks or enemies? Immunology  Letters, pii: S0165-2478(17)30123-2. (LINK)
24. Popovic B, Golemac M, Podlech J, Zeleznjak J, Bilic-Zulle L, Lukic M, Cicin-Sain L, Reddehase M, Sparwasser T, Krmpotic A, Jonjic S (2017) IL-33/ST2 pathway drives regulatory T cell dependent suppression of liver damage upon cytomegalovirus infection, PLOS Pathogens, 13(4), e1006345. (LINK)
25. González-Motos V, Ritter B, Jürgens C, Kropp KA, Duran E, Larsen O, Ouwendijk WJD, Lenac Rovis T, Jonjic S, Verjans GMG, Sodeik B, Krey T, Bauerfeind R, Schulz TF, Kaufer BB, Kalinke U, Proudfoot AEI, Rosenkilde MM, Viejo-Borbolla A (2017) Varicella zoster virus glycoprotein C increases chemokine-mediated leukocyte migration. PLOS Pathogens, 13(5), e1006346. (LINK)
26. Diab M, Glasner A, Issacson B, Bar-On Y, Drori Y, Yamin R, Duev-Cohen A, Danziger O, Zamostiano R, Mandelboim M, Jonjic S, Bacharach E, Mandelboim O (2017) NK-cell receptors NKp46 and NCR1 control human metapneumovirus infection. European Journal of Immunnology, 47(4), 692-703 (LINK)
27. Milovanović J, Popović B,  Milovanović M, Kveštak D, Arsenijević A, Stojanović B, Tanasković I, Krmpotić A,  Arsenijević N, Jonjić S, Lukić ML  (2017) Murine Cytomegalovirus Infection Induces Susceptibility to EAE in Resistant, BALB/C mice. Frontiers in Immunology, 8, 192. (LINK)
28. Tršan, Vuković K, Filipović P, Brizić AL, Lemmermann NAW, Schober K, Busch DH, Britt WJ, Messerle M, Krmpotić A, Jonjić S (2017) Cytomegalovirus vector expressing RAE-1γ induces enhanced anti-tumor capacity of murine CD8+ T cells. European Journal of Immunology, 47, 1354–1367. (LINK)
29. Grgic I, Planinic A, Šantak M, Gorenec L, Židovec Lepej S, Vince A (2017) High prevalence of Q80K among NS3 resistance-associated substitutions in subtype 1a patients with chronic hepatitis C prior to treatment with direct acting antivirals: the Croatian data. Hepatitis Monthly 17, e45543.   (IF 1.998)  (LINK)
30. Brvar M, Kurtović T, Grenc D, Lang Balija M, Križaj I, Halassy B (2017) Vipera ammodytes bites treated with antivenom ViperaTAb: a case series with pharmacokinetic evaluation. Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia), 55, 241-248. (IF 3.677) (LINK)
31. Kavazovic I, Lenartic M, Jelencic V, Jurkovic S, Lemmermann NAW, Jonjic S, Polic B, Wensveen FM (2018) NKG2D stimulation of CD8+ T cells during priming promotes their capacity to produce cytokines in response to viral infection in mice. Eur J Immunol. 2017 Jul;47(7):1123-1135. (LINK)
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2.  Morduš M, Štimac A, Brgles M, Kurtović T, Halassy B. (2016) Simple alternative to sialic acid determination in meningococcal polysaccharides Y or W. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 120, 283-289. (IF 3.169) (LINK)
3.  Sviben D, Forčić D, Kurtović T, Halassy B, Brgles M. (2016) Stability, biophysical properties and impact of ultracentrifugation and diafiltration on measles and mumps virus. Archives of Virology, 161, 1455-1467 (IF 2.255)  (LINK)
4.  Brgles M, Sviben D, Forčić D, Halassy B (2016) Nonspecific native elution of proteins and mumps virus in immunoaffinity chromatography.  Journal of Chromatography A, 1447, 107-114 (IF 3.926)  (LINK)
5. Ivancic-Jelecki J, Forcic D, Jagusic M, Kosutic-Gulija T, Mazuran R, Lang Balija M, Isakov O, Shomron N. (2016) Influence of population diversity on neurovirulence potential of plaque purified L-Zagreb variants.  Vaccine, 34,  2383-2389 (IF 3.413) (LINK)
6. Šantak M, Slović A, Ljubin-Sternak S, Galinović GM, Forčić D. (2016) Genetic diversity amongst human parainfluenza virus type 2 isolated in Croatia between 2011 and 2014. Journal of Medical Virology,  88, 1733–1741 (IF 1.998) (LINK)
7. Kosutic-Gulija T, Slovic A, Ljubin-Sternak S, Mlinarić-Galinović G, Forčić D. (2016) A study of genetic variability of Human Parainfluenza Virus type 1 in Croatia, 2011-2014. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 65, 793-803 (IF 2.269) (LINK)
8. Slovic A, Ivancic-Jelecki J, Ljubin-Sternak S, Galinović GM, Forcic D. (2016) A molecular epidemiological study of human respiratory syncytial virus in Croatia, 2011-2014. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 44, 76-84 (IF 2.591) (LINK)
9. Ivancic-Jelecki J, Slovic A, Šantak M, Tešović G, Forcic D. (2016) Common position of indels that cause deviations from canonical genome organization in different measles virus strains. Virology Journal, 13, 134 (IF 2.362) (LINK)
10. Ozanic M, Marecic V, Lindgren M, Sjostedt A, Santic M. (2016) Phenotypic characterization of the Francisella tularensis ΔpdpC and ΔiglG mutants. Microbes and infection, 18(12), 768-776. (LINK)
11. Ozanic M, Gobin I, Brezovec M, Marecic V, Trobonjaca Z, Abu Kwaik Y, Santic M. (2016) F. novicida-Infected A. castellanii Does Not Enhance Bacterial Virulence in Mice. Front Cell Infect Microbiol, 6, 56. (LINK)
12. Lenac Rovis T, Kucan Brlic P, Kaynan N, Juranic Lisnic V, Brizic I, Jordan S, Tomic A, Kvestak D, Babic M, Tsukerman P, Colonna M, Koszinowski U, Messerle M, Mandelboim O, Krmpotic A, Jonjic S. (2016) Inflammatory monocytes and NK cells play a crucial role in DNAM-1-dependent control of cytomegalovirus infection. J Exp Med, 213(9), 1835-50. (LINK)
13. Arapović M, Brizić I, Popović B, Jurković S, Jordan S, Krmpotić A, Arapović J, Jonjić S. (2016) Intrinsic Contribution of Perforin to NK-Cell Homeostasis during Mouse Cytomegalovirus Infection. Front Immunol, 7, 133. (LINK)
14. Bjedov, L., P. Svoboda, A. Tadin, J. Habuš, Z. Štritof, N. Labaš, M. Vucelja, A. Markotić, N. Turk & J. Margaletić (2016) Utjecaj uroda sjemena obične bukve (Fagus sylvatica L.) na populacije sitnih glodavaca i pojavnosti hantavirusa u šumama Nacionalnog parka „Plitvička jezera“ i Parka prirode „Medvednica“. Šumarski list: znanstveno-stručno i staleško glasilo Hrvatskoga šumarskog društva, 9-10, 455-464. (IF:0.235)  (LINK)
15. Jagusic, M., D. Forcic, M. Brgles, L. Kutle, M. Santak, M. Jergovic, L. Kotarski, K. Bendelja & B. Halassy (2016) Stability of Minimum Essential Medium functionality despite L-glutamine decomposition. Cytotechnology, 68, 1171-83. (IF:1.864)  (LINK)
16. Laib Sampaio, K., C. Stegmann, I. Brizic, B. Adler, R. J. Stanton & C. Sinzger (2016) The contribution of pUL74 to growth of human cytomegalovirus is masked in the presence of RL13 and UL128 expression. Journal of General Virology, 97, 1917-27. (IF:3.192)  (LINK)
17. Macak Safranko, Z., T. Balog, M. Musa, I. T. Bujak & S. Sobocanec (2016) The effect of 17β-estradiol on sex-dimorphic cytochrome P450 expression patterns induced by hyperoxia in the liver of male CBA/H mice. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 421, 183-91. (IF:2.613)  (LINK)
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19. Peric, M., P. B. Dib, S. Dennerlein, M. Musa, M. Rudan, A. Lovric, A. Nikolic, A. Saric, S. Sobocanec, Z. Macak, N. Raimundo & A. Krisko (2016) Crosstalk between cellular compartments protects against proteotoxicity and extends lifespan. Scientific Reports, 6, 28751. (IF:5.228)  (LINK)
20. Potocnjak, I., M. Skoda, E. Pernjak-Pugel, M. P. Persic & R. Domitrovic (2016) Oral administration of oleuropein attenuates cisplatin-induced acute renal injury in mice through inhibition of ERK signaling. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 60, 530-41. (IF:4.551)  (LINK)
21. Raju, S., L. Z. Kretzmer, O. I. Koues, J. E. Payton, E. M. Oltz, A. Cashen, B. Polic, R. D. Schreiber, A. S. Shaw & M. A. Markiewicz (2016) NKG2D-NKG2D Ligand Interaction Inhibits the Outgrowth of Naturally Arising Low-Grade B Cell Lymphoma In Vivo. Journal of Immunology, 196, 4805-13. (IF:4.985)  (LINK)
22. Sagiv, A., D. G. Burton, Z. Moshayev, E. Vadai, F. Wensveen, S. Ben-Dor, O. Golani, B. Polic & V. Krizhanovsky (2016) NKG2D ligands mediate immunosurveillance of senescent cells. Aging (Albany NY), 8, 328-44. (IF:3.979)  (LINK)
23. Slinger, E., F. M. Wensveen, J. E. Guikema, A. P. Kater & E. Eldering (2016) Chronic lymphocytic leukemia development is accelerated in mice with deficiency of the pro-apoptotic regulator NOXA. Haematologica, 101, e374-7. (IF:6.671)  (LINK)
24. Tadin, A., R. Tokarz, A. Markotic, J. Margaletic, N. Turk, J. Habus, P. Svoboda, M. Vucelja, A. Desai, K. Jain & W. I. Lipkin (2016) Molecular Survey of Zoonotic Agents in Rodents and Other Small Mammals in Croatia. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 94, 466-73. (IF:2.453)  (LINK)
25. Brgles, M., P. Prebeg, T. Kurtović, J. Ranić, M. Marchetti-Deschmann, G. Allmaier & B. Halassy (2016) Optimization of tetanus toxoid ammonium sulfate precipitation process using response surface methodology. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 46, 695-703. (IF:1.17)  (LINK)
26. Latinović, Z., A. Leonardi, J. Šribar, T. Sajević, M. Žužek, R. Frangež, B. Halassy, A. Trampuš-Bakija, J. Pungerčar & I. Križaj (2016) Venomics of Vipera berus berus to explain differences in pathology elicited by Vipera ammodytes ammodytes envenomation: Therapeutic implications. Journal of Proteomics, 146, 34-47. (IF:3.867)  (LINK)
27. Kurtović T., M. Brvar, D. Grenc, M. Lang Balija, I. Križaj & B. Halassy (2016) A single dose of ViperfavTM may be inadequate for Vipera ammodytes snake bite: A case report and pharmacokinetic evaluation. Toxins, 8(8). (IF:3.571)  (LINK)
28. Wensveen, F. M., E. Slinger, M. H. van Attekum, R. Brink & E. Eldering (2016) Antigen-affinity controls pre-germinal centser B cell selection by promoting Mcl-1 induction through BAFF receptor signaling. Scientific Reports, 6, 35673. (IF:5.228)  (LINK)
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34. Markovinović L, Kosanović Ličina ML, Tešić V, Vojvodić D, Vladušić Lucić I, Kniewald T, Vukas T, Kutleša M, Krajinović LC. (2016) An outbreak of tick-borne encephalitis associated with raw goat milk and cheese consumption, Croatia, Infection, 44(5), 661-5.  (LINK)
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42. Sonntag, E., S. T. Hamilton, H. Bahsi, S. Wagner, S. Jonjic, W. D. Rawlinson, M. Marschall & J. Milbradt (2016) Cytomegalovirus pUL50 is the multi-interacting determinant of the core nuclear egress complex (NEC) that recruits cellular accessory NEC components. Journal of General Virology, 97, 1676-85.  (IF:3.192) (LINK)
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3. Glasner A, Simic H, Miklić K,Roth Z, Berhani O, Khalaila I, Jonjic S, Mandelboim O. (2015) Expression, Function, and Molecular Properties of the Killer Receptor Ncr1-Noé. Journal of Immunology, 195(8), 3959-3969. (LINK)
4. Gur C, Ibrahim Y, Isaacson B, Yamin R, Abed J, Gamliel M, Enk J, Bar-On Y, Stanietsky-Kaynan N, Coppenhagen-Glazer S, Shussman N, Almogy G, Cuapio A, Hofer E, Mevorach D, Tabib A, Ortenberg R, Markel G, Miklic K, Jonjic S, Brennan CA, Garrett WS, Bachrach G, Mandelboim O. (2015) Binding of the Fap2 Protein of Fusobacterium nucleatum to Human Inhibitory Receptor TIGIT Protects Tumors from Immune Cell Attack. Immunity, 42(2), 344-55. (LINK)
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11. Glasner A, Roth Z, Varvak A, Miletic A, Isaacson B, Bar-On Y, Jonjic S, Khalaila I, Mandelboim O. (2015) Identification of novel O glycosylations in the NK killer receptor Ncr1 essential for its activity. Cell Discovery, 1, 15036 (LINK)
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15. Yossef R, Gur C, Shemesh A, Guttman O, Hadad U, Nedvetzki S, Miletic A, Nalbandyan K, Cerwenka A, Jonjic S, Mandelboim O, Porgador A. (2015) Targeting Natural Killer Cell Reactivity by Employing Antibody to NKp46: Implications for Type 1 Diabetes. PlosOne, 10(2), e0118936. (LINK)
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