Non-PubMed papers

Lapses of memory

Wszechświat t. 121, 1-3:52-57, 2020

The article discusses in a concise way how we define lapses of memory, and distinguishes between physiological forgetfulness and dementia-type diseases. The article presents two diseases: Alzheimer's disease and post-traumatic stress disorder, as opposing diseases.

Human mind under microbiom control

Wszechświat t. 120, 10-12, 2019

The article presents microorganisms inhabiting the human body, and shows how they affect our psyche.


"Wszechświat" t. 120, nr 7-9/2019

In the article empathy was discussed in philosophical, psychological and neurobiological approach.

Brain structures involved in empathy, neurotransmitters and diseases with altered empathy levels were presented.

Tyrosine - a relatively endogenous amino acid - does it play a role in mental illness?

"Wszechświat" t. 120, nr 7-9/2019

The article discusses the current state of knowledge about tyrosine, the role it plays in the body, disorders in the pathways of tyrosine metabolism, and an attempt to answer the question whether tyrosine plays a role in mental disorders.

Natural products from Tolpis barbata (L.) Gaertn. (Asteraceae,Cichorieae)

Michalska K., Malarz J., Paul W., Stojakowska A. Biochem. Syst. Ecol., 2019, 86, 103922

Adhesion in the world of plants and animals

"Wszechświat" vol. 120, No. 4-6 / 2019

The article describes the physical phenomenon of  adhesion, discussing factors affecting adhesion such as surface tension. Next, the article shows where in the world of plants or animals we can observe adhesion. Finally, the practical use of the above knowledge is discussed.

Associations between root-inhabiting fungi and 40 species of medicinal plants with potential applications in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries Piszczek P., Kuszewska K., Błaszkowski J., Sochacka-Obruśnik A., Stojakowska A., Zubek S. Appl. Soil Ecol., 2019, 137, 69-77
Further sesquiterpenoids and phenolics from two species of Taraxacum F.H.Wigg. and cytotoxic activity of taraxinic acid and its derivatives

Michalska K., Galanty A., Michalski O., Stojakowska A. Phytochem. Lett., 2019, 30, 296-301