Published Papers 2003 - 2013


Zarnescu O., Meșter L. 2003. Epidermal ultrastructure of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula. Rev. Roum. Biol. Biol. Anim. vol. 48, nr.1-2, 83-90. Article 58

Fukumoto M., Zarnescu O. 2003, Acrosome differentiation and the acrosome reaction in ascidian spermatozoa: Ascidella aspersa and Ascidia mentula with some implications for tunicate phylogeny. Marine Biology, vol. 143, no. 6, 1151-1160.

Munteanu C., Zamfirescu G., Ciobotaru D., Nica A.S., Zarnescu O., Meșter L. 2003. Lithium  therapeutically usage-Present and perspectives. Analele Univ. Buc. LII, 87-97.

Moldovan L., Buzgariu W., Zarnescu O., Flamânzeanu M. 2003. In vitro biocompatibility evaluation of some corneal biopolymers. Rom. Biol. Sci. vol. I, nr. 1-2, 11-19. Article 61

Buzgariu W., Zarnescu O., Caloianu M., Coroiu V., Titescu Ghe., Ștefanescu I. 2003. Ultrastructural and functional changes in mitochondria induced by heavy water in vitro. Rev. Roum. Biol. Biol. Anim., vol. 48, nr. 1-2, 103-114. Article 62

Zarnescu O.  2004. Ultrastructural observations of previtellogenic ovarian follicle of dove. Zygote, vol. 12, no. 4, 285-292.

Craciunescu O., Moldovan L., Buzgariu W., Zarnescu O, Bojin D, Radu G.L. 2004.  Preparation of an elastin–collagen artificial matrix. Evaluation of its structure and biocompatibility. Romanian Biotechnological Letters vol. 9, no.4, 1785-1792. Article 64

Craciunescu O., Moldovan L., Bratosin D., Zarnescu O, Radu G.L. 2004, The characterization and in vitro testing of a dermal shield containing soluble elastin. Rev. Roum. Biol. Biol. Anim. vol. 49, nr.1-2, 105-111.

Moldovan L., Oprița E. I.,Craciunescu O., Bojin D., Zarnescu O. 2004. Histochemical and scanning electron microscopic characterization of tricalcium phosphate – colagen  conjugated  sponges. Romanian Biotechnological Letters vol. 9, no.5, 1887-1893. Article 66

Buzgariu W., Chera S., Coroiu V., Zarnescu O., Titescu Gh. 2004. Fibronectin distribution in extracellular matrix of cells cultured in deuterated media. Rev. Roum. Biol. Biol. Anim. vol. 49, nr. 1-2, 89-96.

Cîmpean A., Zarnescu O., Stan C., Diaconeasa A., Nae S., Iordachescu D. 2004. Studii comparative privind exprimarea moleculelor Bcl-2 și Bax de catre keratinocitele normale și psoriazice. Analele SNBC, vol.IX, nr.2, 257-261. Article 68

Zarnescu O. 2005. Ultrastructural study of spermatozoa of the paddlefish, Polyodon spathula. Zygote, vol. 13, no. 3, 241-247.

Cîmpean A., Zarnescu O. 2005. An ultrastructural study of cartilage alterations in human osteoarthritis. Rev. Roum. Biol. Biol. Anim. vol. 49, nr. 1-2, 99-105. Article 70

Zamfirescu G., Zarnescu O., Stănescu M., Teleianu C., Munteanu C., Ciobotaru D., Cinteză C. 2005. The effects of estrogen upon ischemic cardiomyocytes. In vitro studies. În: Proceedings of Balkan  Scientific Conference of Biology in Plovdiv (Bulgaria). 19-21 May 2005. B. Gruev, M. Nikolova and A. Donev (Eds.), Plovdiv University Press, 648-662.

Ciobotaru D., Munteanu C., Zamfirescu G., Zarnescu O. 2005, Lithium mineral water effect on Wnt pathway signaling of glial cells. În: The Balkan Scientific Conference of Biology in Plovdiv (Bulgaria). Proceedings. B. Gruev, M. Nikolova and A. Donev (Eds.), Plovdiv University Press, 625-636.  Article 72

Moldovan L., Buzgariu W., Crăciunescu O., Opriţa E.I., Zarnescu O., 2005. Preparation of porous collagen matrices and their interaction with different cell types. În: Proceedings of Balkan  Scientific Conference of Biology in Plovdiv (Bulgaria). 19-21 May 2005. B. Gruev, M.  Nikolova and A. Donev (Eds.), Plovdiv University Press, 671-681. Article 73

Munteanu C., Zamfirescu G., Ciobotaru D., Zarnescu O., Meşter L. Cytological aspects of glial cells after treatment with lithium mineral water. În: Proceedings of Balkan  Scientific Conference of Biology in Plovdiv (Bulgaria). 19-21 May 2005. B. Gruev, M. Nikolova and A. Donev (Eds.), Plovdiv University Press, 612-624. Article 74

Zarnescu O., Zamfirescu G. 2006. Effects of lithium carbonate on rat seminiferous tubules: an ultrastructural study. International Journal of Andrology, vol. 29, no. 6, 576-582.;jsessionid=0C82F19421EC3DDDC43411B599852D08.d01t02

Opriţa E.I, Moldovan L., Crăciunescu O., Buzgariu W., Tardei C., Zarnescu O. 2006. A bioactive collagen-b tricalcium phosphate scaffold for tissue engineering. Central European Journal of Biology, vol. 1, no. 1, 61-72.

Stan C., Cîmpean A., Diaconeasa A., Zarnescu O., Iordachescu D. 2006. Pattern of keratins distribution in human psoriatic keratinocytes. Dermato. ro, anul IV, nr. 15, 36-39.

Opriţa E.I., Moldovan L., Crăciunescu O., Zarnescu O. 2006. In vitro evaluation of a microporous collagen-b tricalcium phosphate composite for bone repair. În: Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine, Proceedings of the International Conference, Vienna, October 22-25, Austria, A. J. Nadolny (Ed.), 87-90. ISBN: 3-200-00823-7 Article 78

Zarnescu O.  2007. Immunohistochemical distribution of hyperacetylated histone H4 in testis of paddlefish Polyodon spathula: ultrastructural correlation with chromatin condensation. Cell Tissue Research, vol. 328, no. 2, 401-410.

Zarnescu O.  2007. Ultrastructure of the skin melanophores and iridophores in paddlefish, Polyodon spathula. Micron, vol. 38, no. 1, 81-84.

Zarnescu O., Brehar FM., Chivu M., Ciurea V. 2008. Immunohistochemical localization of caspase-3, caspase-9 and Bax in U87 Glioblastoma Xenografts. Journal of Molecular Histology vol. 39, no. 6, 561-569.

Trif M., Moldovan L., Moisei M., Craciunescu O., Zarnescu O.  2008.  Liposomes entrapped chondroitin sulphate: Ultrastructural characterization and in vitro biocompatibility. Micron, 39, no. 7, 1042-1045.

Opriţa E.I, Moldovan L., Craciunescu O., Zarnescu O.  2008. In Vitro Behaviour of Osteoblast Cells Seeded into a COL/β-TCP Composite Scaffold. Central European Journal of Biology, vol. 3, no. 1, 31-37.

Craciunescu O., Lungu M., Zarnescu O., Gaspar, A., Moldovan L. 2008. Polyurethane-based materials covered with natural polymers for medical applications. Materiale Plastice vol. 45, Nr. 2, 163-166. Article 84  

Moldovan L., Craciunescu O., Zarnescu O, Macocinschi D., Bojin D. 2008. Preparation and characterization of new biocompatibilized polymeric materials for medical use. J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mat, vol. 10, nr. 4, 942-947. Article 85

Brehar FM, Ciurea AV, Chivu M, Zarnescu O, Radulescu R, Dragu D. 2008.The development of xenograft glioblastoma implants in nude mice brain. J Med Life. vol. 1, 275-286. Article 86

Brehar FM., Ciurea AV., Zarnescu O., Chivu M., Dragu D. 2008. Development of in vivo model for glioblastoma. Romanian Neurosurgery, Vol. XV, no. 1, 19-26. Article 87

Zarnescu O. 2009. Tracing the accumulation and effects of mercury uptake in the previtellogenic ovary of crucian carp, Carassius auratus gibelio by autometallography and caspase-3 immunohistochemistry. Histology & Histopathololy, vol. 24, no.2, 141-148.

Zarnescu O., Craciunescu O., Moldovan L.  2010. Collagen-chondroitin sulphate-hydroxyapatite porous composites: a histochemical and electron microscopy approach. Microscopy and Microanalysis, vol. 16, 137-142.

Brehar FM., Ciurea AV., Zarnescu O., Bleotu C., Gorgan RM., Dragu D., Matei L. 2010. Infiltrating growing pattern xenografts induced by glioblastoma and anaplastic astrocytoma derived tumor stem cells. Chirurgia, vol. 105, 685-694. Article 90

Moldovan L., Craciunescu O., Oprita E.I., Balan M., Zarnescu O. 2010. Collagen-chondroitin sulfate-hydroxyapatite porous composites: preparation, characterization and in vitro biocompatibility testing. Romanian Biotechnological Letters vol. 14, no. 3, 4459-4466.  Article 91

Zarnescu O., Moldovan L., Trif M., Moisei M., Craciunescu O. 2011. Light and electron microscopy characterization of a collagen–liposome-entrapped chondroitin sulfate composite as intra-articular drug delivery system. Journal of Controlled Release, vol. 152, Supplement 1, e113-e114.

Zarnescu O., Brehar F.M., Bleotu C., Gorgan R.M.  2011. Co-localization of PCNA, VCAM-1 and caspase-3 with nestin in xenografts derived from human anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme tumor spheres. Micron, vol. 42, no. 8, 793-800.

Craciunescu O., Tardei C., Moldovan L., Zarnescu O.  2011. Magnesium substitution effect on porous scaffolds for bone repairing. Central European Journal of Biology, vol. 6, no. 3, 301-313.

Brehar FM., Ciurea AV., Gorgan RM., Bleotu C., Tascu A., Radulescu RI., Matei L., Zarnescu O. 2011. Induction of differentiation inhibits the tumorigenic potential of glioblastoma cancer stem cells. Romanian Neurosurgery, Vol. XVIII, no. 4, 425 – 433. Article 95

Dinu D., Bodea G.O., Ceapa C.D., Munteanu M.C., Roming F.I., Serban A.I., Hermeneanu A., Costache M., Zarnescu O., Dinischiotu A. 2011. Adapted response of the antioxidant defense system to oxidative stress induced by deoxynivalenol in Hek-293 cells. Toxicon, vol. 57, no. 7-8, 1023-1032.

Mihai R.,Florescu I.P., Zarnescu O., Moldovan L., Stanciuc A.M. 2011. In vitro, done on stem cell cultures biocompatility testing of nervous conduits. Acta Medica Transilvanica, vol. 2, no. 3, 307-309. Article 97

Zarnescu O., Moldovan L., Trif M., Moisei M., Gaspar A., Leau L. 2012. Porous scaffold made from collagen and liposomes coated with plant derived polysaccharide- in vivo study. MRS Online Proceedings Library, Vol. 1376 , imrc11-1376-s11-p08.

Petrache S.N., Stanca L., Serban A.I., Sima C., Staicu A.C., Munteanu M.C., Costache M., Burlacu R., Zarnescu O., Dinischiotu A. 2012. Structural and Oxidative Changes in the Kidney of Crucian Carp Induced by Silicon-Based Quantum Dots. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 13, no. 8, 10193-10211.

Stanca L, Petrache SN, Radu M, Serban AI, Munteanu MC, Teodorescu D, Staicu AC, Sima C, Costache M, Grigoriu C, Zarnescu O, Dinischiotu A. 2012. Impact of silicon-based quantum dots on the antioxidative system in white muscle of Carassius auratus gibelio. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, vol. 38, no. 4, 963-975.

Arsene C., Zarnescu O., Puiu M., Anton G., Botezatu A., Popa C., Cucu N. 2012. Epigenetic approach of Prader-Willi syndrome diagnosis in Romanian population. Romanian Biotechnological Letters vol. 17, no.6, 7846-7852.  Article 101  

Arsene C., Zarnescu O., Puiu M., Cucu N. 2012. Parental allele methylation mapping method for Prader-Willi syndrome primary diagnosis in the roumanian population. Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 57 (12), 1041-1047. Article 102

Stavri S., Zarnescu O. 2013. The Expression of Alkaline Phosphatase, Osteopontin, Osteocalcin, and Chondroitin Sulfate during Pectoral Fin Regeneration in Carassius auratus gibelio: A Combined Histochemical and Immunohistochemical Study. Microscopy and Microanalysis, vol. 19, no. 1, 233-242. 

Zarnescu O., Stavri S., Moldovan L. 2013. Inhibition of caudal fin regeneration in Corydoras aeneus by lithium chloride. Micron vol. 46, 66-75.

Stanca L., Petrache SN., Șerban AI., Staicu AC., Sima C., Munteanu MC., Zarnescu O., Dinu D., Dinischiotu A. 2013. Interaction of silicon-based quantum dots with gibel carp liver: oxidative and structural modifications. Nanoscale Research Letters,  8 (1), 254. 

Burlibaşa L., Zarnescu O. 2013. In vivo effects of Trichostatin A – A histone deacetylase inhibitor – On chromatin remodeling during Triturus cristatus spermatogenesis. Animal Reproduction Science vol. 142, no. 1, 89-99.







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