Nicolae Dragos, Ph.D.

Interests: 
Cellular and molecular biology of cyanobacteria and algae, Algal biotechnologies, Bioinformatics

Member of: 
European Cell Biology Organization
Societatea Naţională de Biologie Celulară - National Society of Cellular Biology (Romania)

Publications:

Bica, A., Andrei, C., Drugă, B., Coman, C., Nicoară, A., Dragoş, N., 2007, Filogenia algei verzi Botryococcus braunii Kützing pe baza secvenţelor ADNr 18S şi 16S, Ann. Rom. Soc. Cell Biol., 12, p. 282-291.

 

Drugă, B., Bica, A., Coman, C., Nicoară, A., Bercea, V., Dragoş, N., 2007, Markeri moleculari în filogenia tulpinilor cianobacteriene din genul Microcystis, Ann. Rom. Soc. Cell Biol., 12, p. 263-271.

 

Bica, A., Coman, C., Drugă, B., Dragoş, N., 2007, Predicţia exprimării genei ftsZ la cianobacterii pe baza preferenţialităţii de utilizare a codonilor, Ann. Rom. Soc. Cell Biol., 12, p. 209-217.

 

Coman, C., Drugă, B., Bica, A., Barbu-Tudoran, L., Bercea, V., Nicoară, A., Dragoş, N., 2007, Diversitatea moleculară a cianobacteriilor asociate forajului termomineral de la Marghita (jud. Bihor), Ann. Rom. Soc. Cell Biol., 12, p. 272-281.

 

Bercea, V., Muntean, E., Druga, B., Dragos, N., 2007, Inducerea fotoinhibitiei si tranzitiei de stare in prezenta luminii intense si a temperaturii joase la alga verde Mougeotia, tulpina AICB 560, Ann. Rom. Soc. Cell Biol., 12, p. 247-262. (D,  cod CNCSIS 567)

 

Muntean E., Bercea, V.,  Dragos, N., Muntean, N., 2007, Effects of high light stress on carotenoid biosynthesis in Mougeotia sp. Algae, Proceedings of the 42nd Croatian & 2nd International  Symposium on Agriculture, p. 241-244.

 

Muntean E., Bercea, V., Dragos, N., Muntean, N., 2007, Potential use of Mougeotia sp. Algae in food production, based  on its carotenoid content, J. Agroalim. Proc Technol (Timişoara), 13, 1, p.143-148. (ISSN 1453-1399)

 

Muntean E.,  Bercea, V., Muntean, N., 2007, Small-scale batch technology for production of a natural food dye from green algae, Ann.Univ.”Dunărea de Jos” (Galaţi), 4, p. 56- 59. (ISSN 1843-5157)

Muntean E., Bercea, V., Dragoş, N., Muntean, N., 2007, HPLC assesment of violaxanthin cycle’s function under excessive light in Mougeotia sp. algae. Buletin USAMV-CN, 63-64, p. 142-147. (B+, cod CNCSIS= 485)

 

Bercea, V., Drugă, B., Vasilescu, C., Dragoş, N. 2007, The kinetics of plastoquinone re-oxidation  in darkness  in the  chloroplasts isolated from the green alga Mougeotia sp., strain AICB 560, Studia Univ. Babes - Bolyai Biol., 52, p. 7-14.  (B+ , cod CNCSIS 708)

 

Bercea, V., Vasilescu, C., Drugă, B., Dragoş, N., 2007, Chlororespiration study on isolated chloroplasts from the green alga Mougeotia sp., strain AICB 560, Studia Univ.Babeş-Bolyai, Biol., 52, p. 15-23.  (B+ , cod CNCSIS 708)

 

Bercea, V., Muntean, E., Vasilescu, C., Drugă, B., Dragoş, N.  2007, The relation between the photochemical activity of  PS I, PS II and the state transitions in the green alga Mougeotia, strain AICB 560, Contrib. Bot., 42, p. 73-85.  (B,  cod CNCSIS 544)

 

Bercea, V., Drugă,  B., Vasilescu, C., Dragoş, N. 2007, The relation between the water-water cycle and the state transitions in the green alga Mougeotia, strain AICB 560, Contrib. Bot., 42,  p. 87-98.  (B,  cod CNCSIS 544)

 

Muntean, E., Bercea, V., Dragoş, N., Muntean, N., 2008, HPLC Assessment of Xanthophyll Cycle Behavior in Relation with State Transitions in Green Algae Mougeotia sp., Proceedings of the  43rd Croatian & 3rd International  Symposium on Agriculture. p. 326-330. (ISBN: 978-953-6135-68-4) 

 

 Drugă, B., Sofronie, I., Văsar, I., Coman, C.,  Bica, A., Nicoara, A., Dragoş, N., 2008, The molecular diversity of cyanobacterial mats associated with thermal springs, Studia Univ. Babes - Bolyai Biol., 53, 1, p. 59-69.

 

 Coman, C., Drugă, B., Bica, A., Nicoară, A., Dragoş, N., 2008, A molecular approach to diversity estimation of cyanobacteria from Marghita and Roşiori thermomineral drillings (Bihor county). Studia Univ. Babeş-Bolyai, Biol.,  53, 1,  p. 71-80.

                                                                                                                                     

 Muntean, E., Bercea, V., Dragos, N., Muntean, N., 2008, Light induced changes on provitamin a carotenoids from Mougeotia sp. Algae, J. of Agroalimentary processes and Technologies, 14, p. 163-165.

 

Bercea, V., Bica, A., Dragoş, N., 2008, The kinetics of chlorophyll fluorescence inducement in state transitions in Mougeotia green alga, strain AICB 560, Studia Univ.Babeş-Bolyai, Biol.,  53, p.33-42.

 

 Bercea, V., Dragoş, N., Drugă, B., 2008, The activity of the antioxidative enzymes in the Mougeotia algal suspensions, strain AICB 560 under light stress and low temperatures, Studia Univ. Babeş-Bolyai, Biol., 53, p. 21-32.

 

Muntean E., Bercea V., Muntean N., Dragoş N., 2008, Changes in carotenoid pattern in Mougeotia sp. Algae induced by high light stress., Chem. Listy., 102, p. 439-440. (ISI, current IF=0.683

 

Bercea, V., Muntean, E., Drugă, B., Dragoş, N. 2008, Disiparea nefotochimică a energiei în corelaţie  cu acumularea pigmenţilor asimilatori la alga Mougeotia sp. în starea 2 de tranziţie, Ann. Soc. Rom. Cell. Biol., 13, p. 160-170.(D,  cod CNCSIS 567)

 

Muntean, E., Muntean, N., Dragoş, N., Bercea, V., 2008, Carotenoids as biomarkers in Botryococcus braunii algae, Lucr. Şt. Fac. Agric., Timişoara, 40, 3, p. 49-53.  (B,  cod CNCSIS 267)

 

Velea, S., Dragos, N., Serban, S.,  Ilie, L., Stalpeanu, D., Nicoara, A., Stepan, E., 2009, Biological Sequestration of carbon dioxide from thermal power plant emissions, by absorbtion in microalgal culture media, Rom. Biotechnol. Lett., 14, 4, p. 4485-4500. (ISI)

 

 Crisan, L.G., Pana, S., Vulturar, R., Heilman, R. M., Szekely, R., Druga, B., Dragos, N., Miu, A. C., 2009, Genetic contributions of the serotonin transporter to social learning of  fear and economic decision making, Soc. Cogn. Affect. Neurosci., 4, p. 399-408. (ISI)

 

Druga, B., Bica, A., Coman, C., Nicoara, A., Dragos, N., 2009, New primer combination for sequencing  the cyanobacterial 16 S  rRNA, Ann. Soc. Rom. Cell. Biol., 14, p. 33-38, (CNCSIS).

 

Dragoş, N., Bercea, V., Bica, A., Drugă, B., Nicoară, A., Coman, C., 2010,  Astaxanthin production from a new strain of Haematococcus pluvialis grown in batch culture, Ann. Rom. Soc. Cell Biol., 15, p. 353-361.

 

Bercea, V., Coman, C., Dragoş, N., 2010, The inducement of chlorophyll fluorescence in state transitions under low temperature in the Mugeotia alga, strain AICB 560, Studia, Univ. Babeş-Bolyai, Biol., 55, 1, p. 81-90.

 

          Dragoş, N., Mocan, A., Sălăjean, C., Nicoară, A., Bica, A., Drugă, B., Coman, C., Bercea, V., 2010, The effect of temperature on growth and lipid fatty acid composition in cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain AICB 51, Studia Univ. Babes - Bolyai Biol., 55, 2, p. 51-59.

 

Keresztes, Y.-G., Somogyi, B., Boros, E., Szekely, G., Bartha, C., Nagy, E., Dragoş, N., Vörös, L., 2010, Picoplankton in soda lakes of the Carpathian basin, Contrib. Bot., 45, p. 41-46.

 

Coman, C., Bica, A., Drugă, B., Barbu-Tudoran, L., Dragoş N., 2011, Methodological constraints in the molecular biodiversity study of a thermomineral spring cyanobacterial mat: a case study, (Antonie van Leeuwenhoek),  J. of  Microbiol., 99, 2, p. 271 – 281. (ISSN 0003-6072)


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