Recent Submissions

  • The spread of alien species along the touristic routes of the Słowiński National Park 

    Krzyżanowska, Anastazja; Tomczyk, Przemysław Piotr; Pruszkowska-Przybylska, Paulina; Zielińska, Katarzyna Maria (Lodz University Press, 2019-02-01)
    Touristic routes have a great meaning for the spread of alien species through the protected areas like national parks. The aim of the study was to assess the spread of the chosen species along the different kinds of touristic ...
  • Virological aspects of non-human primates or swine-to human xenotransplantation 

    Mazurkiewicz, Natalia; Nowak, Agnieszka; Hryhorowicz, Magdalena; Zeyland, Joanna; Lipiński, Daniel; Słomski, Ryszard (Lodz University Press, 2019-02-01)
    There are a number of human diseases, which can lead to organ failure. The consequence is often the need for a transplant. The number of performed operations is very low due to the shortage of organs for transplantation. ...
  • The use of in vitro assays for the assessment of cytotoxicity on the example of MTT test 

    Twarużek, Magdalena; Zastempowska, Ewa; Soszczyńska, Ewelina; Ałtyn, Iwona (Lodz University Press, 2019-02-01)
    In recent years, biological tests have been developed based on cell cultures and successfully used to the hygienic assess of a variety of samples. In vitro assays become the complement of conventional chemical methods. ...
  • Biodegradation of 3,5-dinitrosalicylic acid by Phanerochaete chrysosporium 

    Madaj, Rafał; Kalinowska, Halina; Sroczyński, Witold; Szeląg, Jakub; Sobiecka, Elżbieta (Lodz University Press, 2019-02-01)
    Despite intensive efforts put on prevention of environment pollution by nitroaromatic compounds, these xenobiotics have not been eliminated from the biosphere. The physicochemical properties make nitroaromatics extremely ...
  • Understanding cannabinoid receptors: structure and function 

    Andrzejewska, Angelika; Staszak, Klaudia; Kaczmarek-Ryś, Marta; Słomski, Ryszard; Hryhorowicz, Szymon (Lodz University Press, 2019-02-01)
    The endocannabinoid system (ECS) consists of the endocannabinoids, cannabinoid receptors and the enzymes that synthesize and degrade endocannabinoids. The whole EC system plays an important role in the proper functioning ...