Prof. Antoaneta Popova | Publications

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  1. A.V. Popova, K. Dobrev, M. Velitchkova, A.G. Ivanov, “Differential temperature effects on dissipation of excess light energy and energy partitioning in lut2 mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana under photoinhibitory conditions”, Photosynthesis research, doi.org/10.1007/s11120-018-0511-2, 2018, IF-3.091
  2. M. Gerganova, D. Stanoeva, A.V. Popova, M. Velitchkova, “Alterations in pigment content and photosynthetic performance of Arabidopsis thaliana plants under combined action of low temperature and high light”, Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 70 (9) 1255-1262, 2017, IF-0.204
  3. A.V. PopovaSpectral characteristics and solubility of β-carotene and zeaxanthin in different solvents”, Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 70 (1) 53-60, 2017.
  4. A.V. Popova, D.K. Hincha, “Effects of flavonol glycosides on liposome stability during freezing and drying”, BBA-Biomembranes, 1858, 3050-3060, 2016, IF-3.687.
  5. A. Faik, A.V. Popova, M. VelitchkovaEffects of long term action of high temperature and high light on the activity and energy interaction of both photosystems in tomato plants”, Photosynthetica, accepted, 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s11099-016-0644-5, IF-4.122
  6. M. Gerganova, D. Stanoeva, A.V. Popova, M. Velitchkova, “Pigment content and oxygen evolution of tomato plants as affected by long term treatment at suboptimal temperature” Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci. 69, 11, 1429-1436, 2016,
  7. M. Gerganova, A.V. Popova, D. Stanoeva, M. VelitchkovaTomato plants acclimate better to elevated temperature and high light than to treatment with each factor separately”, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 104, 234-241, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2016.03.030, IF-2.756.
  8. K. Dobrev, D. Stanoev, M. Velitchkova, A.V. PopovaThe lack of lutein accelerates the extent of light-induced bleaching of photosynthetic pigments in thylakoid membranes of Arabidopsis thaliana”, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 92, 436–445, 2016. DOI: 10.1111/php.12576, IF-2.266.
  9. K. Dobrev, D. Stanoeva, M. Velitchkova, A.V. PopovaAlterrations in primary photosynthetic reactions of Arabidopsis thaliana, wt and lut2, under photoinhibition in vivo”, Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 68, 5, 601-608, 2015, IF-0.204.
  10. A.V. Popova, S. Rausch., M. Hundertmark, Y. Gibon, D.K. HinchaThe intrinsically disordered protein LEA7 from Arabidopsis thaliana protects the isolated enzyme lactate dehydrogenase and enzymes in a soluble leaf proteome during freezing and drying”, BBA-Proteins and Proteomics, 1854, 10, 1517-1525, 2015, IF-2.747.
  11. N.X. Dang, A.V. Popova, M. Hundertmark, D.K. HinchaFunctional characterization of selected LEA proteins from Arabidopsis thaliana in yeast and in vitro”, Planta, 240, 2, 325-336, 2014, IF-3.376
  12. D. Lazarova, D. Stanoeva, A.V. Popova, D. Vasilev, M. VelitchkovaUV-B – induced alteration of oxygen evolving reactions in pea thylakoid membranes as affected by scavengers of reactive oxygen species”, Biologia Plantarum, 58, 2, 319-327, 2014, IF-1.74.
  13. M. Velitchkova, D. Stanoeva, A. V. PopovaUV-B-induced alterations in primary photosynthetic reactions in isolated thylakoid membranes of Arabidopsis thaliana (C24)”, Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 66, 11, 1553-1562, 2013, IF-0.204.
  14. M. Velitchkova, D. Stanoeva, A.V. PopovaSensitivity of two ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana (Cvi and Te) towards UV-B irradiation”, Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 66, 6, 839-846, 2013, IF-0.204.
  15. A. Dobrikova, R. Vladkova, D. Stanoeva, A. Popova, M. VelitchkovaEffects of 24-epibrassinolide pre-treatment on UV-B-induced changes in the pigment content of pea leaves, Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 66, 4, 543-550, 2013, IF-0.204.
  16. A.V. Popova, A. AndreevaCarotenoid-lipid interactions”, in: “Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes”, A. Iglic, J. Genova (Eds.) Elsevier Inc., Burlington, 2013, 215-236.
  17. M. Hundertmark, A.V. Popova, S. Rausch, R. Seckler, D.K. Hincha Influence of drying on the secondary structure of intrinsically disordered and globular proteins”, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 417, 122-128, 2012, IF-2.595.
  18. A. Popova, A. Andreevaβ-carotene-lipid interactions in liposomes with different lipid composition”, in: “Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes”, A. Iglic (Ed) Elsevier Inc., Burlington, vol. 14, 2011, 293-307.
  19. A.V. Popova, M. Hundertmark, R. Seckler, D.K. HinchaStructural transitions in the intrinsically disordered plant dehydration stress protein LEA7 upon drying are modulated by the presence of membranes”, BBA-Biomembranes, 1808, 7, 1879-1887, 2011, IF-4.647.
  20. A. Andreeva, A. PopovaIntegration of β-carotene molecules in small liposomes”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 253, No 012066, 2010.
  21. A. Thalhammer, M. Hundertmark, A. V. Popova, R. Secler, D. K. HinchaInteraction of two intrinsically disordered plant stress proteins (COR15A and COR15B) with lipid membranes in the dry state”, BBA-Biomembranes, 1798, 9, 1812-1820, 2010, IF-4.647.
  22. D. Lazarova, A. Popova, D. Stanoeva, M. VelitchkovaInvolvement of reactive oxygen radicals in photoinhibition of primary photosynthetic reactions – effect of temperature and oxygen radical scavengers”, Biotechnology and Biotechnology Equipment, 23, special Edition/on line, 511-515, 2009, IF-0.503.
  23. M. Velitchkova, D. Lazarova, A.V. PopovaResponse of isolated thylakoid membranes with altered fluidity to short heat stress”, Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plant, 15, 1, 43-52, 2009.
  24. N.N. Pouchkina-Stancheva, B.M. McGee, C. Boschetti, D. Tolleter, S. Chakrabortee, A.V. Popova, D. Macherel, D.K. Hincha, A. Tunnacliffe Functional divergence of former alleles encoding LEA proteins in a desiccation-tolerant, ancient asexual invertebrate”, Science, 318, 268-271, 2007, IF-30.028.
  25. A.V. Popova, M. Velitchkova, Y. Zanev Effect of membrane fluidity on photosynthetic oxygen production reactions”, Z. Naturforsch., 62c, 253-260, 2007, IF-0.825.
  26. D. K. Hincha, A. V. Popova, C. CacelaEffects of sugars on the stability and structure of lipid membranes during drying”, in: “Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes”, H. T. Tien, A. L. Ottova (Eds.), Elsevior, Burlington, Chapter 6, 2006, pp. 189-217.
  27. M. Velitchkova, A. PopovaHigh light-induced changes of 77K fluorescence spectral characteristics of thylakoid membranes with modified fluidity”, Bioelectrochemistry, 67, 81-90, 2005, IF-1.88.
  28. A.V. Popova, D.K. HinchaSpecific interactions of tryptophan with phosphatidylcholine and digalactosyldiacylglycerol in pure and mixed bilayers in the dry and hydrated state”, Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 2004, 132, 171-184, 2004, IF-2.371.
  29. A.V. Popova, M. VelitchkovaEffect of membrane lipid order on the degree of freezing damage of thylakoid membranes”, Cryo-letters, 25, 4, 255-264, 2005, IF-1.245.
  30. D. Parvanova, A. Popova, I. Zaharieva, P. Lambrev, T. Kostadinova, S. Taneva, A. Atanassov, V. Goltzev, D. DjilianovEffect of freezing on chlorophyll a fluorescence in tobacco, transformed to accumulate osmoprotectants”, Photosynthetica, 42, 2, 179-185, 2004, IF-1.
  31. A.V. Popova, D.K. HinchaIntermolecular interactions in dry and rehydrated pure and mixed bilayers of phosphatidylcholine and digalactosyldiacylglycerol: A Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy study”, Biophysical Journal, 85, 1682-1690, 2003, IF-3.975.
  32. A.V. Popova, A.G. Heyer, D.K. HinchaDifferential destabilization of membranes by tryptophan and phenylalanine during freezing: the roles of lipid composition and membrane fusion”, BBA, 1561, 1, 109-118, 2002, IF-3.919.
  33. A. Popova, M. BushevaCryoprotective effect of glycine betaine and glycerol is not based on a single mechanism”, Cryo-letters, 22, 293-298, 2001, IF-1.245.
  34. M. Velitchkova, A. Popova, Tz. Markova Effect of membrane fluidity on photoinhibition of isolated thylakoid membranes at room and low temperature”, Z. Naturforsch. 56c, 369-374, 2001, IF-0.604 .
  35. Markova, M. Busheva, A. Popova, M. Velitchkova, N. Naydenova, E. ApostolovaCharacteristics of pea chlorophyll mutants. II. Photochemical and phisicochemical characteristics of pea mutant with reduced chlorophyll content”, Comp. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 53, 4, 101-104, 2000.
  36. Tz. Markova, A. Popova, M. Busheva, M. Velitchkova, N. Naydenova, E. ApostolovaCharacteristics of pea chlorophyll mutants. I. Photochemical and physicochemical characteristics of pea mutant with higher chlorophyll content”, Compt. Rend. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 52, 3-4, 97-100, 1999.
  37. A.V. Popova, J.M, Schmitt, D.K. HinchaInteractions of proline, serine and leucine with isolated spinach thylakoids: Solute loading during freezing is not related to membrane fluidity”, Cryobiology, 37, 92-99, 1998, IF-2.252.
  38. A.V. PopovaSurface charge changes of thylakoid membranes subjected to a freeze-thaw cycle”, Cryo-letters, 18, 231-240, 1997, IF-1.245.
  39. A.V. PopovaDetermination of colligative and specific action of serine on thylakoid membranes during freezing”, Cryo-letters, 18, 27-32, 1997.
  40. I.S. Fedina, A.V. PopovaPhotosynthesis, photorespiration and proline accumulation in water-stressed pea leaves”, Photosynthetica, 32, 2, 213-220, 1996, IF-1.245.

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