Dr. Marica Bakovic
Office: ANNU 346
Lab: ANNU 309
B.Sc. - Belgrade
M.Sc. - Belgrade
Ph.D. - Alberta
Regulation of genes involved in choline transport and phospholipid metabolism; nutrient transporters and kinetics of membrane transport; molecular and cell biology of lipids; the effect of nutrients on protein synthesis and gene expression. Nutritional genomics (nutrigenomics) of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and insulin resistance
Pavlovic Z, and Bakovic M (2013). Regulation of Phosphatidylethanolamine Homeostasis—The Critical Role of CTP:Phosphoethanolamine Cytidylyltransferase (Pcyt2). Int J Mol Sci. 14(2):2529-50.
Singh, R K Fullerton, D M, Vine, D and Bakovic, M (2012). Mechanism of hypertriglyceridemia in CTP:phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase (Pcyt2) deficient mice. J Lipid Res 53, 1811-1822.
Duric M, Servanesen S and Bakovic M (2012). Phosphatidylcholine Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: A Potential Approach to Prevent Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. European J Lipid Sci Technology 114, 389–398.
Zhu, L and Bakovic, M (2012). Breast cancer cells adapt to metabolic stress by increasing ethanolamine phospholipid synthesis and CTP: ethanolaminephosphate cytidylyltransferase-Pcyt2 activity. Biochem Cell Biol 90(2):188-99.
Pereira, L, Girardi, JP, and Bakovic, M (2012) Forms, cross-talks, and the role of phospholipid biosynthesis in autophagy. Int J Cell Biol2012:931956.
Bakovic M and Michel V. Eds (2012). Hot Topic Mini-Review Edition on Choline In: "Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry", Bentham Science Publishers. ISSN: 1871-5249.
V Michel, and M Bakovic (2012) The ubiquitous choline transporter SLC44A1. Cent Nerv Syst Agents Med Chem 2012 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22483272.
Bakovic M (2011). Different systemic and peripheral ghrelin responses in metabolic disorders. J Pediatr Biochem, Volume 2 , Number 2 Editorial Paper; ISSN: 1879-5390.
Girardi JP, Pereira L, Bakovic M (2011). De novo synthesis of phospholipids is coupled with autophagosome formation. Med Hypotheses, 77(6):1083-7.
Michel, V., R. K. Singh, and M Bakovic (2011). The impact of choline availability on muscle lipid metabolism. Food & Function 2(1): 53-62.
J. Tucker, B. Deschambault and M. Bakovic (2011). Nutritional Genomics: Fundamental Role of Diet in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control. "Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Degenerative Disease Prevention” (Palyath, Bakovic, and Shetty Eds.); John Walley and Sons p. 45-67.
Gopinadhan P., M Bakovic and K Shetty Eds (2011). Book: “Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Degenerative Disease Prevention”, John Walley and Sons. Inc. p.403.
Fullerton M and M Bakovic (2010). Complementation of the metabolic defect in CTP: phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase (Pcyt2) deficient primary hepatocites. Metabolism 59(12):1691-700.
HHNS*6440 Nutrition and Gene Expression
NUTR*4360 Current Issues in Nutrigenomics