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
Michel V, Singh RK and Bakovic M 2011. The impact of choline availability on muscle lipid metabolism. Food & Function 2(1): 53-62.
Michel V and Bakovic M 2010. Choline metabolism and transport: The sunny side of eggs-Research Essay. In: Biology of the Cutting Edge-Concepts, Issues, and Canadian Research Around the Globe (S.L. Gillies & S Hewitt Eds.), Pearson Canada, Toronto, p 63-69.
Michel V, Ma DWL and Bakovic M 2010. GPI-Anchored Proteins and Their Cellular Surroundings: Signaling Function and Medical Implications of Membrane Microdomains, In: GPI Membrane Anchors-The Much Needed Link; (Ends: John A Dangerfield & Christoph Metzner) p: 1-19, Bentham Sci Publ.eISBN: 978-1-60805-123-6 .
Fullerton M and Bakovic M 2010. Complementation of the metabolic defect in CTP: phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase (Pcyt2) deficient primary hepatocites, Metabolism 2010.
Zhu L, Michel V and Bakovic M (2009) Regulation of the mouse CTP:phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase gene Pcyt2 during myogenesis, Gene 447(1):51-9.
Fullerton MD, Hakimuddin F, Bonen A and Bakovic M. (2009) The development of a metabolic disease phenotype in CTP:phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase deficient mice. J. Biol. Chem. 284(38):25704-13.
Michael V and Bakovic M. (2009) The solute carrier 44A1 is a mitochondrial protein and mediates choline transport, FASEB J. 23(8):2749-58.
Zhu L, Johnson C and Bakovic M (2008) Stimulation of the human CTP: phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase gene by early growth response protein 1 . J Lipid Res. 49(10):2197-211.
Wood KC, Fullerton MD, El-Sohemy A and Bakovic M (2008) Interactions between hepatic lipase and apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms affect serum lipid profiles of healthy Canadian adults. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33( 4): 761-8.
Fullerton MD, Hakimuddin F and Bakovic M (2007) Developmental and metabolic effects of disruption of the mouse CTP:phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase gene (Pcyt2). Mol Cell Biol . 27:3327-3336
HHNS*6440 Nutrition and Gene Expression
NUTR*4360 Current Issues in Nutrigenomics