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3rd Balkan Scientific Conference on Biology 

May 30th - June 1st, 2014, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 

 

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SECTION "CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY"

 

ZHECHKO P. DIMITROV and IRINA M. GOTOVA

Selected lactic acid bacteria strains reduce the expression of interleukin-8 in epithelial cells

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DONIKA DIMOVA, EVELINA PAVLOVA, EMILIA LAKOVA and NINA ATANASOVA

Cell markers of spermatogenesis in mammalian (p63 and tACE)

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GERGANA ZAHMANOVA, SAMIR NAIMOV, MILENA MAZALOVSKA, RUMIANA VALKOVA and IVAN MINKOV

Transient expression of modified Hepatitis B capsid protein in Nicotiana benthamiana plants for viral nanoparticles production

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ANETA POPOVA, DASHA MIHAYLOVA and IORDANKA ALEXIEVA

The effect of freezing on the antioxidant activity of Bulgarian Chrysanthemum balsamita

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OZGUR CEYLAN, AYSEL UGUR, NURDAN SARAC and MEHTAP DONMEZ SAHIN

The antimicrobial and antibiofilm activities of Mentha x piperita L. essential oil

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MILENA NIKOLOVA, NATALIYA VALYOVSKA-POPOVA, MARINA DIMITROVA and DIMITAR PEEV

High-mountain Bulgarian plants – free radical scavenging activity and flavonoid composition

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OZGUR CEYLAN, AYSEL UGUR and NURDAN SARAC

In vitro antimicrobial, antioxidant, antibiofilm and quorum sensing inhibitory activities of Bellis perennis L.

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SECTION "MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGIES"

 

KATYA LITOVA, MARIA GERGINOVA, NADEJDA PENEVA, JORDAN MANASIEV and ZLATKA ALEXIEVA

Growth of Antarctic fungal strains on phenol at low temperatures

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BORYANA BRASHLYANOVA, PETYA IVANOVA, DIYAN GEORGIEV and MARIYA GEORGIEVA

Changes in the biochemical indices of plums as a result of drying at low positive temperature

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MILENA MITOVA, MICHAIL ILIEV, RALITSA ANGELOVA and VENETA GROUDEVA

Microbial diversity on the rock paintings in Magoura Cave, Bulgaria

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PETYA VELIKOVA, GALYA BLAGOEVA, VELITCHKA GOTCHEVA and PENKA PETROVA

Novel Bulgarian Lactobacillus strains ferment prebiotic carbohydrates

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PETKO BOZOV, RUMEN MLADENOV, IVANKA DIMITROVA, VESELIN BIVOLARSKI, GALYA MIHAYLOVA, AYSHE SALIM and TONKA VASILEVA

Influence of extracts from Mentha aquatica L. and Mentha longifolia L. on the activity of glycosyltransferases from Leuconostoc mesenteroides strains

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RALITSA ANGELOVA, MICHAIL ILIEV, MILENA MITOVA, VASILKA VOYNOVA, LYUDMILA TASHEVA, LYUBOMIRSLAVOV, VENETA GROUDEVA and STEFKA ANTONOVA-NIKOLOVA

Optimization the cultivation of neutrophilic iron bacteria in laboratory conditions

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PLAMENA ZHELEVA, TONKA VASILEVA, TANYA MANDADZHIEVA, ISKRA IVANOVA and ILIA ILIEV

Influence of lactose concentration on the α-galactosidase and β-galactosidase activity of Lactobacillus plantarum

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SIMEON GAVRILOV and VIARA IVANOVA

Biosynthesis of inulinases by Bacillus bacteria

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SIMEON GAVRILOV and VIARA IVANOVA

Isolation and characteristics of a thermophilic Bacillus strain, producer of inulinase

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MARIA GERGINOVA, NADEJDA PENEVA and ZLATKA ALEXIEVA

Investigation of feasibility of gene transfer in Trichosporon cutaneum yeast strain R57

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TSVETESLAVA IGNATOVA-IVANOVA, MARIA ANANIEVA, RADOSLAV IVANOV, ILIA ILIEV and ISKRA IVANOVA

Biodiversity of lactic acid bacteria in Bulgarian wheat and rye flour

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IVELINA HRISTOVA and ALBERT KRASTANOV

Stability of new actinomycete protease subjected to UV light radiation

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SECTION "EDUCATION IN BIOLOGY"

 

PETAR RAYCHEV and NADEZHDA RAYCHEVA

Test as a tool for interim assessment of medical students in teaching human physiology

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MARIJA BOŠNJAK, DRAGANA MILIČIĆ, SOFIJA PAVKOVIĆ-LUČIĆ, LUKA LUČIĆ and STEVAN JOKIĆ

An IBSE (Inquiry Based Science Education) approach in teaching sciences using external environment of the school and computing platform

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NADEZHDA RAYCHEVA, ISA HADJIALI and NATASHA TZANOVA

Test in the context of formative assessment in teaching of methodology of biology education

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SOFIJA PAVKOVIĆ-LUČIĆ and LJUPKA FILIPOVIĆ

From genes to behavior: analyzing behavior at different levels of education at Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Serbia

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VESELA STOYNOVA and MARGARITA PANAYOTOVA

Development of key competencies for healthy lifestyle in the "Health Promotion" club, 9th grade

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SECTION "HUMAN BIOLOGY"

 

ATANAS ARNAUDOV

Epizootical and epidemiological features of brucellosis in Bulgaria

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SILVIYA NIKOLOVA and DIANA TONEVA

Incidences of anterior fontanel bone in cranial series from Bulgaria

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DIANA TONEVA and SILVIYA NIKOLOVA

Reliability of the Sternal Index as a sex indicator in medieval skeletal remains from Northeastern Bulgaria

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SECTION "APPLIED BIOLOGY"

 

SOFIJA PAVKOVIĆ-LUČIĆ, LUKA LUČIĆ, DRAGANA MILIČIĆ, VLADIMIR TOMIĆ and TATJANA SAVIĆ

Mating success and copulation duration in Drosophila melanogaster flies having different mating experience: a brief experimental note

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PETKO BOZOV, KATIA NIKOLOVA, VESELIN BIVOLARSKI and TONKA VASILEVA

Antifeedant activity of neo-clerodane diterpenoids from Scutellaria galericulata against Colorado potato beetle larvae

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SECTION "BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY"

 

DRAGANA MILIČIĆ, DUNJA LUKIĆ, ANA NAHIRNIĆ, MARKO ŠĆIBAN and ALEKSANDAR MARKOVIĆ

Current status of ephemeral habitats of ancient Crustaceans (Class Branchiopoda) in Serbia with varying degrees of human impact

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IVANKA SEMERDZHIEVA and ELINA YANKOVA-TSVETKOVA

Embryological characteristics on three species of the genus Gentianella (Gentianaceae)

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BORIANA SIDJIMOVA, NATALIYA VALYOVSKA-POPOVA and DIMITAR PEEV

Reproductive capacity of four medicinal plants in Nature Park "Rilsky Manastir" – West Bulgaria

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KOYCHO KOEV, STOYAN GEORGIEV, ALEXANDER TASHEV and ANNA KAROVA

Eco-biological characteristics of the medicinal plants in the floodplain forests of the maintained reserve "Dolna Topchiya" (the river Tundzha hilly valley)

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STOYAN GEORGIEV, KOYCHO KOEV, ALEXANDER TASHEV and ANNA KAROVA

Eco-biological characteristics of the flora in the floodplain forests of the reserve "Gorna Topchiya" (the river Tundzha hilly valley)

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ALEXANDER TASHEV, KOYCHO KOEV, STOYAN GEORGIEV and ANNA KAROVA

Eco-biological characteristics of the flora in the floodplain forests of the protected area "Nahodishte na blatno kokiche" the Village of Vinica, Parvomay (Bulgaria)

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NELI GROZEVA, MIMA TODOROVA, MARIYA GERDZHIKOVA, GALIA PANAYOTOVA, NADYA GETOVA and DAMYAN DOHCHEV

New data for Bulgarian endemic Betonica bulgarica Deg. et Neiĉ. of Sinite Kamani Natural Park Sliven

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