Ľubomír Tomáška’s Publications

Monographs and Book Chapters

  1. 1.Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2008) Mitochondrial telomeres: An evolutionary paradigm for the emergence of telomeric structures and their replication strategies. In: Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (eds) Origin and Evolution of Telomeres, Landes Bioscience, Austin, Texas. pp. 163-171. [ISBN: 978-1-58706-309-1]

  2. 2.Nosek, J., Tomaska, L. & Kucejova, B. (2003) The chromosome end replication: Lessons from mitochondrial genetics. In: Berger, J. (ed.) Advances in Cell Biology. Kopp Publishing, pp. 61-78. [ISBN 80-7232-205-2]

  3. 3.Tomaska, L., Sadovska, J., Nosek, J. & Griffith, J.D. (2003) Yeast telomeres: How to ignore essential double-strand DNA breaks? In: Berger, J. (ed.) Advances in Cell Biology. Kopp Publishing, pp. 39-59. [ISBN 80-7232-205-2]

  4. 4.Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2002) Mitochondrial telomeres: Alternative solutions to the end-replication problem. In: Krupp, G. & Parwaresch, R. (eds.) Telomeres, telomerases and cancer. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. pp. 396-417. {co-published as Telomeres and Telomerases: Cancer and Biology by Landes Bioscience, Austin, Texas} [ISBN 978-0-306-47437-9]

  5. 5.Tomáška, Ľ. (2000). Rozum a cit: Sme v zajatí chemických signálov? In: Hľadanie spoločného jazyka v kognitívnych vedách. Beňušková, Ľ., Kvasnička, V., Pospíchal, J. (eds). Vydavateľstvo IRIS, Bratislava, str. 145-158.

Review and Opinion Articles

  1. 1.Juríková, K., Sepšiová, R., Ševčovičová, A., Tomáška, Ľ., & Džugasová, V. (2022). Implementing CRISPR-Cas9 yeast practicals into biology curricula. The CRISPR Journal 5(2): 181-186.

  2. 2.Brzáčová, Z., Peťková, M., Veljačiková, K., Zajíčková, T. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2021). Reconstruction of human genome evolution in yeast: An educational primer for use with “systematic humanization of the yeast cytoskeleton discerns functionally replaceable from divergent human genes“ Genetics 292: iyab118.

  3. 3.Červenák, F. Sepšiová, R., Nosek, J. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2021). Step by step evolution of yeasst telomeres. Genome Biology & Evolution 13(2):evaa268

  4. 4.Frankovský, J., Vozáriková, V., Nosek, J. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2021). Mitochondrial protein phosphorylation in yeast revisited. Mitochondrion 57: 148-162.

  5. 5.Tomáška, Ľ., Cesare, A.J., AlTurki, T.M. & Griffith, J.D. (2020) Twenty years of t-loops: A case study for the importance of collaboration in molecular biology. DNA Repair 94: 102901.

  6. 6.Vozáriková, V., Kunová, N., Bauer, J.A., Frankovský, J., Kotrasová, V., Procházková, K., Džugasová, V., Kutejová, E., Pevala, V., Nosek, J., & Tomáška, Ľ. (2020) Mitochondrial HMG-box containing proteins: From biochemical properties to the roles in human diseases. Biomolecules 10:1193.

  7. 7.Tomáška, Ľ. & Nosek, J. (2020) Co-evolution in the Jungle: From Leafcutter Ant Colonies to Chromosomal Ends. Journal of Molecular Evolution 88: 293-318.

  8. 8.Tomáška, Ľ., Nosek, J., Kar, A., Willcox, S. & Griffith, J.D. (2019) A new view of the t-loop junction: implications for self-primed telomere extension, expansion of disease-related nucleotide repeat blocks, and telomere evolution. Frontiers in Genetics 10: article no. 792.

  9. 9.Tomáška, Ľ. (2017) Being 50 in Slovakia. LabTimes 4: 12.

  10. 10.Červenák, F., Juríková, K., Sepšiová, R., Neboháčová, M., Nosek, J. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2017) Double-stranded telomeric DNA binding proteins:  Diversity matters. Cell Cycle 16: 1568-1577.

  11. 11.Rendeková, J., Ward, T.A., Šimoničová, L., Thomas, P.H., Nosek, J., Tomáška, Ľ., McHugh, P.J. & Chovanec, M. (2016) Mgm101: A double-duty Rad52-like protein. Cell Cycle 15: 3169-3176.

  12. 12.Sarto‐Jackson, I. & Tomaska, L. (2016) How to bake a brain: yeast as a model neuron. Current Genetics 62:347-370.

  13. 13.Nosek, J., Tomaska, L., Burger, G. & Lang, B.F. (2015) Programmed translational bypassing elements in mitochondria: structure, mobility and evolutionary origin. Trends in Genetics 31: 187-194.

  14. 14.Nosek, J., Holesova, Z., Kosa, P., Gacser, A. & Tomaska, L. (2009) Biology and genetics of the pathogenic yeast Candida parapsilosis. Current Genetics 55: 497-509.

  15. 15.Tomaska, L., Nosek, J., Kramara, J. & Griffith, J.D. (2009) Telomeric circles: universal players in telomere maintenance? Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 16: 1010-1015.

  16. 16.Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2009) Telomere heterogeneity: Taking advantage of stochastic events. FEBS Letters 583(7): 1067-1071.

  17. 17.Nosek, J., Kosa, P. & Tomaska, L. (2006) On the origin of telomeres: A glimpse at the pre-telomerase world. BioEssays 28: 182-190.

  18. 18.Nosek, J., Tomaska, L., Bolotin-Fukuhara, M. & Miyakawa, I. (2006) Mitochondrial chromosome structure: An insight from analysis of complete yeast genomes. FEMS Yeast Research 6: 356-370.

  19. 19.Tomaska, L., McEachern, M.J. & Nosek, J. (2004) Alternatives to telomerase: Keeping linear chromosomes via telomeric circles. FEBS Letters 567: 142-146.

  20. 20.Kovac, L., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2003) An overlooked riddle of life’s origins: Nucleic acid unzipping. Journal of Molecular Evolution 57: S182-S189.

  21. 21.Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2003) Mitochondrial genome diversity: Evolution of the molecular architecture and replication strategy. Current Genetics 44: 73-84.

  22. 22.Tomaska, L. (2002). Yeast as a model for mitochondria-related human disorders. Conference report. FEMS Yeast Research. 2: VI-IX.

  23. 23.Tomaska, L., Nosek, J. & Kucejova, B. (2001) Mitochondrial single-stranded DNA-binding proteins: In search for new functions. Biological Chemistry 382: 179-186.

  24. 24.Nosek, J., Tomaska, L., Fukuhara, H., Suyama, Y. & Kovac, L. (1998) Linear mitochondrial genomes: 30 years down the line. Trends in Genetics 14: 184-188.

News & Views Articles / Commentaries / Editorials

  1. 1.Červenák, F., Sepšiová, R., Peška, V., Nosek, J., & Tomáška, Ľ. (2023). Primary scientific literature represents an essential source of telomeric repeat sequences. Microbiology Spectrum 11(4): e0123023.

  2. 2.Tomáška, Ľ. (2022). Let‘s bring games into university classrooms. EMBO Reports: e55730.

  3. 3.Tomáška, Ľ., Nosek, J., Sepšiová, R., Červenák, F., Juríková, K., Procházková, K., Neboháčová, M., Willcox, S. & Griffith, J.D. (2019) Commentary: Single-stranded telomere-binding protein employs a dual rheostat for binding affinity and specificity that drives function. Frontiers in Genetics 9: art.no. 742.

  4. 4.Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2018) Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Cover Letter to Accompany a Job Application for an Academic Position. PLOS Computational Biology 14: e1006132.

  5. 5.Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2014) Opinion: Science in a small European country. The Scientist (28.1.2014)

  6. 6.Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2014) Timing of meiosis: Microtubules on the move. Cell Cycle 13(1): 13.

  7. 7.Hapala, I., Griac, P., Nosek, J., Sychrova, H. & Tomaska, L. (2013) Yeast membranes and cell wall: From basics to applications. Current Genetics 59: 167-169.

  8. 8.Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2012) A new tool for an old problem: Synchronizing fission yeast cells during meiosis using an ATP analog-sensitive protein kinase. Cell Cycle 11: 1755-1756.

  9. 9.Tomaska, L. (2011) Training biology's new romantics. The challenge of educating young biologists to keep up with the pace of modern molecular biology. EMBO Reports 12(5): 398-400.

  10. 10.Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2010) Filling out the gaps is the hardest (yet rewarding) task: The genome-wide collection of the fission yeast deletion mutants is near completion. Cell Cycle 9(12): 2274.

Original Research Papers

  1. 1.Brejová, B., Vozáriková, V., Agarský, I., Derková, H., Fedor, M., Harmanová, D., Kis, L., Korman, A., Pašen, M., Brázdovič, F., Vinař, T., Nosek, J., & Tomáška, Ľ. (2023). y-mtPTM: Yeast mitochondrial post-translational modification database. Genetics 224(3): iyad087.

  2. 2.Cillingová, A., Tóth, R., Mojáková, A., Zeman, I., Vrzoňová, R., Siváková, B., Baráth, P., Neboháčová, M., Klepcová, Z., Brázdovič, F., Lichancová, H., Hodorová, V., Brejová, B., Vinař, T., Mutalová, S., Vozáriková, V., Mutti, G., Tomáška, Ľ., Gácser, A., Gabaldón, T., & Nosek, J. (2022) Transcriptome and proteome profiling reveals complex adaptations of Candida parapsilosis cells assimilating hydroxyaromatic carbon sources. PLoS Genetics 18(3): e1009815.

  3. 3.Frankovský, J., Keresztesová, B., Bellová, J., Kunová, N., Čanigová, N., Hanáková, K., Bauer, J.A., Ondrovičová, G., Lukáčová, V., Siváková, B., Zdrahal, Z., Pevala, V., Procházková, K., Nosek, J., Baráth, P., Kutejová, E., & Tomáška, Ľ. (2021) The yeast mitochondrial succinylome: Implications for regulation of mitochondrial nucleoids. Journal of Biological Chemistry 297: 101155.

  4. 4.Vrzoňová, R., Toth, R., Siváková, B., Moťovská, A., Gaplovská-Kyselá, K., Baráth, P., Tomáška, Ľ., Gácser, A., Gabaldón, T., Nosek, J. & Neboháčová, M. (2021). OCT1 - a yeast mitochondrial thiolase involved in the 3-oxoadipate pathway. FEMS Yeast Research 21(5): foab03. [Editor’s choice]

  5. 5.Juríková, K., Gajarský, M., Hajikazemi, M., Nosek, J., Procházková, K., Paeschke, K., Trantírek, L., & Tomáška, Ľ. (2020) Role of folding kinetics of secondary structures in telomeric G-overhangs in the regulation of telomere maintenance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Biological Chemistry 295(27): 8958–8971.

  6. 6.Benej, M., Danchenko, M., Oveckova, I., Cervenak, F., Tomaska, L., Grossmannova, K., Polcicova, K., Golias, T., & Tomaskova, J. (2019) Quantitative Proteomics Reveal Peroxiredoxin Perturbation Upon Persistent Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Infection in Human Cells. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 2438.

  7. 7.Červenák, F., Juríková, K., Devillers, H., Kaffe, B., Khatib, A., Bonnell, E., Sopkovičová, M., Wellinger, R.J., Nosek, J., Tzfati, Y., Neuvéglise, C. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2019) Identification of telomerase RNAs in species of the Yarrowia clade provides insights into the co-evolution of telomerase, telomeric repeats and telomere-binding proteins. Scientific Reports 9: article no. 13365.

  8. 8.Brejová, B., Lichancová, H., Hodorová, V., Neboháčová, M., Tomáška, Ľ., Vinař, T. & Nosek, J. (2019) Genome Sequence of an Arthroconidial Yeast Saprochaete fungicola CBS 625.85. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8(15): e00092-19.

  9. 9.Brejová, B., Lichancová, H., Brázdovič, F., Hegedűsová, E., Forgáčová Jakúbková, M., Hodorová, V., Džugasová, V., Baláž, A., Zeiselová, L., Cillingová, A., Neboháčová, M., Raclavský, V., Tomáška, Ľ., Lang, B.F., Vinař, T. & Nosek, J. (2019) Genome sequence of the opportunistic human pathogen Magnusiomyces capitatus. Current Genetics 65: 539-560.

  10. 10.Ferenc, J., Červenák, F., Birčák, E., Juríková, K., Goffová, I., Gorilák, P., Huraiová, B., Plavá, J., Demecsová, L., Ďuríková, N., Galisová, V., Gazdarica, M., Puškár, M., Nagy, T., Nagyová, S., Mentelová, L., Slaninová, M., Ševčovičová, A. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2017) Intentionally flawed manuscripts as means for teaching students to critically evaluate scientific papers. Biochemical and Molecular Biology Education 46: 22-30.

  11. 11.Gajarský, M., Lenarcic Zivkovic, M., Stadlbauer, P., Pagano, B., Fiala, R., Amato, J., Tomáška, Ľ., Šponer, J., Plavec, J. & Trantírek, L. (2017) Structure of a stable G-hairpin. Journal of Americam Chemical Society 139(10): 3591-3594.

  12. 12.Cillingová, A., Zeman, I., Tóth, R., Neboháčová, M., Dunčková, I., Hölcová, M., Jakúbková, M., Gérecová, G., Pryszcz, L.P., Tomáška, Ľ., Gabaldón, T., Gácser, A. & Nosek, J. (2017) Eukaryotic transporters for hydroxyderivatives of benzoic acid. Scientific Reports 7: 8998.

  13. 13.Brejová, B., Lichancová, H., Brázdovič, F., Cillingová, A., Neboháčová, M., Tomáška, Ľ., Vinař, T. & Nosek, J. (2017) Draft Genome Sequence of an Obligate Psychrophilic Yeast Candida psychrophila NRRL Y-17665T. Genome Announcements 5: e00851-17.

  14. 14.Zeman, I., Neboháčová, M., Gérecová, G., Katonová, K., Jánošíková, E., Jakúbková, M., Centárová, I., Dunčková, I., Tomáška, Ľ., Pryszcz, L.P., Gabaldón, T. & Nosek, J. (2016) Mitochondrial carriers link the catabolism of hydroxyaromatic compounds to the central metabolism in Candida parapsilosis. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics (Bethesda) 6: 4047-4058.

  15. 15.Jakúbková, M., Džugasová, V., Truban, D., Abelovská, L., Bhatia-Kiššová, I., Valachovič, M., Klobučníková, V., Zeiselová, L., Griač, P., Nosek, J. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2016) Identification of mutants exhibiting altered sensitivity to valinomycin and nigericin demonstrate pleiotropic effects of ionophores on cellular processes. PLoS One 11(10): e0164175.

  16. 16.Sepšiová, R., Nečasová, I., Willcox, S., Procházková, K., Gorilák, P., Nosek, J., Hofr, C., Griffith, J.D. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2016) Evolution of telomeres in Schizosaccharomyces pombe and its possible relationship to the diversification of telomere binding proteins. PLoS One 11(4): e0154225.

  17. 17.Pevala, V., Truban, D., Bauer, J.A., Košťan, J., Kunová, N., Bellová, J., Brandstetter, M., Marini, V., Krejčí, L., Tomáška, Ľ., Nosek, J. & Kutejová, E. (2016) The structure and DNA-binding properties of Mgm101 from a yeast with a linear mitochondrial genome. Nucleic Acids Research 44: 2227-2239.

  18. 18.Bakkaiová, J., Marini, V., Willcox, S., Nosek, J., Griffith, J.D., Krejčí, L. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2016) Yeast mitochondrial HMG proteins: DNA-binding properties of the most evolutionarily divergent component of mitochondrial nucleoids. Bioscience Reports 36(1): e00288.

  19. 19.Gerecova, G., Nebohacova, M., Zeman, I., Pryszcz, L.P., Tomaska, L., Gabaldon, T. & Nosek, J. (2015) Metabolic gene clusters encoding the enzymes of two branches of the 3-oxoadipate pathway in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans. FEMS Yeast Research 15(3): fov006.

  20. 20.Simonicova, L., Dudekova, H., Ferenc, J., Prochazkova, K., Nebohacova, M., Dusinsky, R., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2015) Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model for the study of extranuclear functions of mammalian telomerase. Current Genetics 61: 517–527.

  21. 21.Ivan, B., Lajdova, D., Abelovska, L., Balazova, M., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2015) Mdm31 protein mediates sensitivity to potassium ionophores but does not regulate mitochondrial morphology or phospholipid trafficking in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Yeast 32: 345-354.

  22. 22.Bakkaiova, J., Arata, K., Matsunobu, M., Ono, B., Aoki, T., Lajdova, D., Nebohacova, M., Nosek, J., Miyakawa, I. & Tomaska, L. (2014) A strictly aerobic yeast Yarrowia lipolytica tolerates a loss of a mitochondrial DNA-packaging protein. Eukaryotic Cell 13: 1143-1157.

  23. 23.Worley, K.C., … Tomaska, L., … (111 collaborators of the Marmoset Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium) (2014) The common marmoset genome provides insight into primate biology and evolution. Nature Genetics 46: 850-857.

  24. 24.Gerhold, J.M., Sedman, T., Visacka, K., Slezakova, J., Tomaska, L., Nosek, J. & Sedman, J. (2014) Replication intermediates of the linear mitochondrial DNA of Candida parapsilosis suggest a common recombination based mechanism for yeast mitochondria. Journal of Biological Chemistry 289: 22659-22670.

  25. 25.Lang, B.F., Jakubkova, M., Hegedusova, E., Daoud, R., Forget, L., Brejova, B., Vinar, T., Kosa, P., Fricova, D., Nebohacova, M., Griac, P., Tomaska, L., Burger, G. & Nosek, J. (2014) Massive programmed translational jumping in mitochondria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111: 5926-5931. [Editor’s choice - Science 344: 870, 2014]

  26. 26.Kollar, R., Bodova, K., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2014) Mathematical model of alternative mechanism of telomere length maintenance. Physical Review E 89: 032701. arXiv.org

  27. 27.Hegedusova, E., Brejova, B., Tomaska, L., Sipiczki, M. & Nosek, J. (2014) Mitochondrial genome of the basidiomycetous yeast Jaminaea angkorensis. Current Genetics 60: 49-59.

  28. 28.Visacka, K., Hofr, C., Willcox, S., Necasova, I., Pavlouskova, J., Sepsiova, R., Wimmerova, M., Simonicova, L., Nosek, J., Fajkus, J., Griffith, J.D. & Tomaska, L. (2012) Synergism of the two Myb domains of Tay1 protein results in high-affinity binding to telomeres. Journal of Biological Chemistry 287: 32206-32215.

  29. 29.Valach, M., Pryszcz, L.P., Tomaska, L., Gacser, A., Gabaldon, T. & Nosek. J. (2012) Mitochondrial genome variability within the Candida parapsilosis species complex. Mitochondrion 12: 514-519.

  30. 30.Holesova, Z., Jakubkova, M., Zavadiakova, I., Zeman, I., Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2011) Gentisate and 3-oxoadipate pathways in the yeast Candida parapsilosis: Identification and functional analysis of the genes coding for 3-hydroxybenzoate 6-hydroxylase and 4-hydroxybenzoate 1-hydroxylase. Microbiology-SGM 157: 2152 - 2163. [HOT OFF THE PRESS in Microbiology Today August 2011, p.194]

  31. 31.Valach, M., Farkas, Z., Fricova, D., Kovac, J., Brejova, B., Vinar, T., Pfeiffer, I., Kucsera, J., Tomaska, L., Lang, B.F. & Nosek, J. (2011) Evolution of linear chromosomes and multipartite genomes in yeast mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Research 39: 4202-4219.

  32. 32.Kramara, J., Willcox, S., Gunišová, S., Kinský, S., Nosek, J., Griffith, J.D. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2010) Tay1 protein, a novel telomere-binding factor from Yarrowia lipolytica. Journal of Biological Chemistry 285: 38078-38092.

  33. 33.Kinsky, S., Mihalikova, A., Kramara, J., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2010) Lack of the catalytic subunit of telomerase leads to growth defects accompanied by structural changes at the chromosomal ends in Yarrowia lipolytica. Current Genetics 56: 413-425.

  34. 34.Fricova, D., Valach, M., Farkas, Z. Pfeiffer, I., Kucsera, J., Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2010) The mitochondrial genome of the pathogenic yeast Candida subhashii: GC-rich linear DNA with a protein covalently attached to the 5' termini. Microbiology-SGM 156: 2153-2163.

  35. 35.Gunisova, S., Bartosova, Z., Kramara, J., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2010) Formation of C-terminally truncated version of the Taz1 protein employs cleavage-box structure in mRNA. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 392: 391–396.

  36. 36.Miyakawa, I., Okamura, A., Kinsky, S., Visacka, K., Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2009) Mitochondrial nucleoids from the yeast Candida parapsilosis: Expansion of the repertoire of proteins associated with mitochondrial DNA. Microbiology-SGM 155(5): 1558-1568.

  37. 37.Visacka, K., Gerhold, J.M., Petrovicova, J., Kinsky, S., Joers, P., Nosek, J., Sedman, J. & Tomaska, L.(2009) Novel subfamily of mitochondrial HMG-box containing proteins: Functional analysis of Gcf1p from Candida albicans. Microbiology-SGM 155(4): 1226-1240.

  38. 38.Gunisova, S., Elboher, E., Nosek, J., Gorkovoy, V., Brown, Y., Lucier, J.-F., Laterreur, N., Wellinger, R.J., Tzfati, Y. & Tomaska, L. (2009) Identification and comparative analysis of telomerase RNAs from Candida species reveal conservation of functional elements. RNA 15(4): 546-559.

  39. 39.Valach, M., Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2008) Preparation of yeast mitochondrial DNA for direct sequence analysis. Current Genetics 54(2): 105-109.

  40. 40.Petrezselyova, S., Lalakova, J., Abelovska, L., Klobucnikova, V. & Tomaska, L. (2008). A collection of yeast mutants selectively resistant to ionophores acting on inner mitochondrial membrane. Mitochondrion 8: 117-129.

  41. 41.Steensma, H.Y., Tomaska, L., Reuven, P., Nosek, J. & Brandt, R. (2008) Disruption of genes encoding pyruvate dehydrogenase kinases leads to retarded growth on acetate and ethanol in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast 25(1): 9-19.

  42. 42.Tomaska, L. (2007). Teaching how to prepare a manuscript by means of re-writing published scientific papers. Genetics 175: 17-20.

  43. 43.Abelovska, L., Bujdos, M., Kubova, J., Petrezselyova, S., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2007) Comparison of elements contents between minimal and complex yeast media. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 53: 533-535.

  44. 44.Kucejova, B., Kucej, M., Petrezselyova, S., Abelovska, L., & Tomaska, L. (2005). A screen for nigericin-resistant yeast mutants revealed genes controlling mitochondrial volume and mitochondrial cation homeostasis. Genetics 171: 517-526.

  45. 45.Kosa, P., Valach, M., Tomaska, L., Wolfe, K.H. & Nosek, J. (2006) Complete DNA sequences of the mitochondrial genomes of the pathogenic yeasts Candida orthopsilosis and Candida metapsilosis: Insight into the evolution of linear DNA genomes from mitochondrial telomere mutants. Nucleic Acids Research 34 (8): 2472-2481.

  46. 46.Nosek, J., Rycovska, A., Makhov, A.M., Griffith, J.D. & Tomaska, L. (2005) Amplification of telomeric arrays via rolling-circle mechanism. Journal of Biological Chemistry 280: 10840–10845.

  47. 47.Rycovska, A., Valach, M., Tomaska, L., Bolotin-Fukuhara, M. & Nosek, J. (2004) Linear versus circular mitochondrial genomes: Intraspecies variability of mitochondrial genome architecture in Candida parapsilosis. Microbiology-SGM 150: 1571-1580.

  48. 48.Nosek, J., Novotna, M., Hlavatovicova, Z., Ussery, D.W., Fajkus, J. & Tomaska, L. (2004) Complete DNA sequence of the linear mitochondrial genome of the pathogenic yeast Candida parapsilosis. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 272: 173-180.

  49. 49.Naumova, E.S., Naumov, G.I., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2004) Differentiation of the yeasts Williopsis, Zygowilliopsis and Komagataea by karyotypic and PCR analyses. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 27: 192-197.

  50. 50.Zemanova, J., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2004) High efficiency transformation of the pathogenic yeast Candida parapsilosis. Current Genetics 45: 183-186.

  51. 51.Tomaska, L., Willcox, S., Slezakova, J., Nosek, J. & Griffith, J.D. (2004) Taz1 binding to a fission yeast model telomere: Formation of t-loops and higher order structures. Journal of Biological Chemistry 279: 50764–50772.

  52. 52.Nosek, J., Tomaska, L., Rycovska, A. & Fukuhara, H. (2002) Mitochondrial telomeres as molecular markers for identification of the opportunistic yeast pathogen Candida parapsilosis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40: 1283-1289.

  53. 53.Tomaska, L., Makhov, A.M., Griffith, J.D. & Nosek, J. (2002) t-loops in yeast mitochondria. Mitochondrion 1: 455-459.

  54. 54.Nosek, J., Adamikova, L., Zemanova, J., Tomaska, L., Zufferey, R. & Mamoun, C.B. (2002) Genetic manipulation of the pathogenic yeast Candida parapsilosis. Current Genetics 42: 27-35.

  55. 55.Tomaska, L., Makhov, A.M., Nosek, J., Kucejova, B. & Griffith, J.D. (2001) Electron microscopic analysis supports a dual role for the mitochondrial telomere-binding protein of Candida parapsilosis. Journal of Molecular Biology 305: 61-69.

  56. 56.Tomaska, L. (2000). Mitochondrial protein phosphorylation: Lessons from yeasts. Gene 255: 59-64.

  57. 57.Tomaska, L., Nosek, J., Makhov, A.M., Pastorakova, A. & Griffith, J.D. (2000) Extragenomic double-stranded DNA circles in yeast with linear mitochondrial genomes: Potential involvement in telomere maintenance. Nucleic Acids Research 28: 4479-4487.

  58. 58.Rycovska, A., Szabo, R., Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2000) The respiratory complex I in yeast: Isolation of a gene NUO51 coding for the nucleotide-binding subunit of NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase from obligately aerobic yeast Yarrowia lipolytica. Folia Microbiologica 45: 429-433.

  59. 59.Nosek, J., Tomaska, Ľ., Pagacova, B. & Fukuhara, H. (1999) Mitochondrial telomere-binding protein from Candida parapsilosis suggests an evolutionary adaptation of a nonspecific single-stranded DNA-binding protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry 274: 8850-8857.

  60. 60.Naumov, G.I., Kondratieva, V.I., Dudkina, N.G., Tomaska, L., & Naumova, E.S. (1999). Genetically isolated species of the yeast Arthroascus fermentans in Taiwan. Dokl. Akad. Nauk 367: 705-708.

  61. 61.Tomaska, L. (1998). Phosphorylation of mitochondrial telomere binding protein of Candida parapsilosis by cAMP-dependent protein kinase. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 242: 457-460.

  62. 62.Adamikova, L., Griac, P., Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (1998) Development of a transformation system for the multinuclear yeast Dipodascus (Endomyces) magnusii. Yeast 14: 805-812.

  63. 63.Tomaska, L., Nosek, J. & Fukuhara, H. (1997) Identification of a putative mitochondrial telomere-binding protein of the yeast Candida parapsilosis. Journal of Biological Chemistry 272: 3049-3056.

  64. 64.Adamikova, L., Resnick, R.J. & Tomaska, L. (1996). Enrichment of yeast protein tyrosine kinase activity by substrate affinity chromatography. Yeast 12: 833-838.

  65. 65.Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (1995) Several polymers enhance the sensitivity of the Southwestern assay. Analytical Biochemistry 227: 387-389.

  66. 66.Resnick, R.J. & Tomaska, L. (1994). Stimulation of yeast adenylyl cyclase activity by lysophospholipids and fatty acids. Implications for the regulation of Ras/effector function by lipids. J. Biol. Chem. 269: 32336-32341.

  67. 67.Tomaska, L. & Resnick, R.J. (1993). Involvement of a phosphotyrosine protein phosphatase in the suppression of platelet-derived growth factor receptor autophosphorylation in ras-transformed cells. Biochem. J. 293: 215-221.

  68. 68.Tomaska, L.. & Resnick, R.J. (1993). Suppression of platelet-derived growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase activity by unsaturated fatty acids. J. Biol. Chem. 268: 5317-5322.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  1. 1.Tomáška, Ľ. & Nosek, J. (2009) Individualita buniek v klonálnych populáciách: Stochastické procesy a ich adaptívny význam. In: Kelemen, J., Kvasnička, V., Rybár, J. (eds) Kognice a umělý život IX. Slezská Univerzita v Opavě, Opava, Česká republika, 2009 [ISBN 978-80-7248-516-1] pp. 327-337. [in Slovak]

  2. 2.Nosek, J., Valach, M., Visacka, K., Fricova, D., Kinsky, S. & Tomaska, L. (2008) Comparative analysis of the mitochondrial genomes in Candida spp. Proceeding of the Central European Summer Course (CESC) 2008 on Biology of pathogenic Candida species: Genetics, genomics, diagnostics. Szeged, Hungary, June 30-July 4, 2008. pp. 31-36.

  3. 3.Tomaska, L.., Gunisova, S. & Nosek, J. (2008) Nuclear telomeres in Candida spp. Proceeding of the Central European Summer Course (CESC) 2008 on Biology of pathogenic Candida species: Genetics, genomics, diagnostics. Szeged, Hungary, June 30-July 4, 2008. pp.13-19.

  4. 4.Galova, E., Gavurnikova, G., Mentelova, L., Mikusova, K., Nosek, J., Petrezselyova, S., Slaninova, M., Sviezena, B., Sevcovicova, A. & Tomaska, Ľ. (2007). Recruitment of talents for life sciences in Slovakia: Finally moving. NATO-UNESCO Advanced Research Workshop on Science Education: Talent Recruitment and Public Understanding. Balatonfüred, Hungary, October 20-22, 2006. In: Science Education: Models and Networking of Student Research Training under 21. Csermely, P., Korlevic, K., Sulyok, K. IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, [ISSN: 1574-5597, ISBN 978-1-58603-721-5], pp. 225-229.

  5. 5.Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2007) Architecture of DNA and origin of life. United Kingdom – Visegrad Four Frontiers of Science Symposium. February 21-23, 2007 Krakow, Poland. pp. 31-34.

  6. 6.Tomaska, L. (2005). Recruitment of talents for life sciences in Slovakia: State of the art. NATO-UNESCO Advanced Research Workshop No. 980515: Science Education: Talent Recruitment and Public Understanding. Eger, Hungary, October 1-3, 2004. In: Science Education: Best Practices of Research Training for Students under 21. Csermely, P., Korcsmaros, T., and Lederman, L. (eds.) IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, [ISSN: 1387-6708], pp. 226-231.

Books and Textbooks (in Slovak)

  1. 1.Tomáška, Ľ. (2022). Didaktické minútky: Zápisník amatérskeho učiteľa. Samizdat. Mill Valley Publishing House. [ukážka]

  2. 2.Sepšiová, R., Brázdovič, F., Červenák, F., Džugasová, V., Gálová, E., Juríková, K., Kyzek, S., Mentelová, L., Slaninová, M., Ševčovičová, A., Zeiselová, L., Tomáška, Ľ. (2018) Laboratórne cvičenia z genetiky a molekulárnej biológie. Univerzita Komenského Bratislava, 64 str. ISBN 978-80-223-4555-2.

  3. 3.Tomáška, Ľ., Brázdovič, F., Červenák, F., Krajčovič, J., Ševčovičová, A., Cillingová, A., Dušinský, R., Džugasová, V., Gálová, E., Juríková, K., Miadoková, E., Nosek, J., Procházková, K., Sepšiová, R., Slaninová, M., Švec, M., Šubík, J., Vlček, D. (2015) Klasické experimenty v genetike: Na ceste k odhaleniu tajomstiev dedičnosti. Mill Valley Publishing House, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 242 p. [ISBN: 9781511481717]

  4. 4.Nosek, J., Brejová, B., Neboháčová, M., Baráth, P., Bhatia-Kiššová, I., Valent, I., Kollár, R., Tomáška, Ľ. (2013) Genomika. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 276 p. [ISBN 978-1493731336]

  5. 5.Bhatia, I., Polčic, P., Zeman, I., Kucejová, B., Tomáška, Ľ., Nosek, J., Kolarov, J. (2011) Zbierka príkladov z molekulárnej a bunkovej biológie. Vysokoškolské skriptá. Univerzita Komenského, Bratislava, 250 p. [ISBN 978-80-223-3014-5]

  6. 6.Gálová, E., Kiššová, I., Magdolen, P., Mečiarová, M., Nosek, J., Poláčková, V., Polčic, P., Sigmundová, I., Slaninová, M., Ševčovičová, A., Valent, I., Boháč, A., Tomáška, Ľ. (2008). Poďme experimentovať v biológii a chémii. Univerzita Komenského, Bratislava, 171 p. [ISBN 978-80-223-2583-7]

  7. 7.Nosek, J., Tomáška, Ľ., Vlček, D. (2001) Extrachromozomálne genetické elementy. Univerzita Komenského, Bratislava, 160 p. [ISBN 80-223-1545-1]

Laboratory manuals

  1. 1.Nosek, J., Tomáška, Ľ. (2013) Laboratory Protocols in Molecular and Cell Biology of Yeasts. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 184 p. [ISBN 978-1492877684]

Essays (in Slovak)


  1. 1.Answering Age-Old Questions. Mitochondrial chromosomes in Bratislava, Slovakia. Lab Times 3: 34-35, 2011 (Frederick Gruber)

  2. 2.Learning the Ropes of Peer Reviewing (interview with Elisabeth Pain for Science, section Science Careers, August 15, 2008).

Interviews (in Slovak)

  1. 1.Pod lampou o genetike: 200 rokov zázrakov (rozhovor so Štefanom Hríbom)

  2. 2.Tomáška, Ľ. (2022). Od Mendela k molekulárnej genetike. Rozhovor so Štefanom Hríbom, skrátený prepis z .pod lampou, .týždeň, 19. august 2022

  3. 3.Aké problémy trápia naše vysoké školy a ako ich riešiť? Diskusia Veda pomáha - COVID19 (16.11.2021)

  4. 4.Lampa ‘Nobelove ceny’ (30.10.2015)

  5. 5.Tomaska, L. (2015) - Odkazy osobností PrifUK.

  6. 6.Lampa ‘Ako to funguje v bunke’  (14.11.2013)

  7. 7.Lampa ‘Nobelove ceny’  (12.10.2012)

  8. 8.DNA - budúcnosť medicíny. Televízna relácia v rámci série Spektrum vedy (25.10.2011, STV2)

  9. 9.Stačí len zastaviť starnutie bunky. Rozhovor pre prílohu denníka SME (23.4.2011) (Tomáš Prokopčák)

  10. 10.Kedy budeme mať špičkovú univerzitu? Rozhovor, Hríb, Š. .týždeň 38/2010.

  11. 11.Lampa - Čo je živé a čo neživé (8.1.2009, TV JOJ Plus)

  12. 12.Lampa - 150 rokov Darwinovej teórie (5.11.2009, TV JOJ Plus)

  13. 13.Genetika v evolúcii, evolúcia v genetike. Debata so stredoškolákmi v rámci Prvej bratislavskej vedeckej cukrárne.

  14. 26. máj 2009.

  15. 14.Naša výbava je z doby kamennej. Rozhovor, Čorná, T. SME 21.6.2008, str. 34-35.

  16. 15.Pedagogika je tiež experimentálna veda. Rozhovor, Kucej, M. SME blog, 26.1.2006.

  17. 16.Riešime večné otázky. Rozhovor, Hríb, Š., Mojžiš, M. .týždeň 1(34)2005: 18-20.

  18. 17.Pod lampou - Zázrak menom bunka (8.12.2005, STV2)