Malūnavičius, V., Druteika, G., Sadauskas, M., Veteikytė, A., Matijošytė, I., Lastauskienė, E., … Gudiukaitė, R. (2018). Usage of GD-95 and GD-66 lipases as fusion partners leading to improved chimeric enzyme LipGD95-GD66. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules00(00), 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.07.002

Gricajeva, A., Kazlauskas, S., Kalėdienė, L., & Bendikienė, V. (2018). Analysis of Aspergillus sp. lipase immobilization for the application in organic synthesis. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules108, 1165–1175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.11.010

Gegeckas, A., Šimkutė, A., Gudiukaitė, R., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2018). Characterization and application of keratinolytic paptidases from Bacillus spp. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 113, 1206–1213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.03.046

Stumbriene, K., Gudiukaite, R., Semaskiene, R., Svegzda, P., Jonaviciene, A., & Suproniene, S. (2018). Screening of new bacterial isolates with antifungal activity and application of selected Bacillus sp. cultures for biocontrol of Fusarium graminearum under field conditions. Crop Protection, 113(May 2017), 22–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2018.07.006


Ghosh, S., Kuisiene, N., & Cheeptham, N. (2017). The cave microbiome as a source for drug discovery: Reality or pipe dream? Biochemical Pharmacology134, 18–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcp.2016.11.018

Petkauskaite, R., Blom, J., Goesmann, A., & Kuisiene, N. (2017). Draft genome sequence of pectic polysaccharide-degrading moderate thermophilic bacterium Geobacillus thermodenitrificans DSM 101594. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology48(1), 7–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjm.2016.06.013

Gricajeva, A., Gudiukaitė, R., Malūnavičius, V., & Kalėdienė, L. (2017). Biochemical analysis of Staphylococcus saprophyticus GTC1 natively secreted lipase. Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology8(6), 72. https://doi.org/10.4172/2155-9597-C1-041

Gudiukaitė, R., Sadauskas, M., Gegeckas, A., Malūnavičius, V., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2017). Construction of a novel lipolytic fusion biocatalyst GDEst‑lip for industrial application. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology44, 799–815. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10295-017-1905-4

Gudiukaitė, R., & Gricajeva, A. (2017). Microbial lipolytic fusion enzymes: current state and future perspectives. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, (33), 1–8. 


Gudiukaitė, R., Gegeckas, A., Sadauskas, M., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2016). Detection of Asp371, Phe375, and Tyr376 influence on GD-95-10 lipase using alanine scanning mutagenesis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology178(4), 654–669. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12010-015-1900-z

Kaunietis, A., de Jong, A., Pranckutė, R., Buivydas, A., & Kuipers, O. P. (2016). Draft Genome Sequences of Two Geobacillus Species Strains, Isolated from Oil Wells and Surface Soil above Oil Pools. Genome Announcements4(5), e01129-16. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.01129-16

Gricajeva, A., Bendikienė, V., & Kalėdienė, L. (2016). Lipase of Bacillus stratosphericus L1: Cloning, expression and characterization. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules92, 96–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2016.07.015

Pranckute, R., Kaunietis, A., Kuisiene, N., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2016). Combining prebiotics with probiotic bacteria can enhance bacterial growth and secretion of bacteriocins. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules89, 669–676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2016.05.041

Klusaitė, A., Vičkačkaitė, V., Vaitkevičienė, B., Karnickaitė, R., Bukelskis, D., Kieraitė-Aleksandrova, I., & Kuisienė, N. (2016). Characterization of antimicrobial activity of culturable bacteria isolated from Krubera-Voronja Cave. International Journal of Speleology45(3), 275–287. https://doi.org/10.5038/1827-806X.45.3.1978

Novickij, V., Girkontaitė, I., Grainys, A., Zinkevičienė, A., Lastauskienė, E., Švedienė, J., … Novickij, J. (2016). Measurement of transient permeability of Sp2/0 myeloma cells: flow cytometric study. Measurement Science Review : Journal of the Institute of Measurement Science Slovak Academy of Sciences16(6), 300–304. https://doi.org/10.1515/msr-2016-0038

Novickij, V., Grainys, A., Lastauskienė, E., Kananavičiūtė, R., Pamedytytė, D., Kalėdienė, L., … Miklavčič, D. (2016). Pulsed Electromagnetic Field assisted in vitro electroporation: a pilot study. Scientific Reports6, 1–10. 


Kazlauskas, S., Kiriliauskaitė, V., Kalėdienė, L., & Bendikienė, V. (2015). High Performance Protein-Coated Microcrystals of Rhizomucor miehei Lipase: Preparation and Application for Organic Synthesis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology176(2), 321–332. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12010-015-1576-4

Kieraitė-Aleksandrova, I., Petkauskaitė, R., Jasilionis, A., & Kuisienė, N. (2015). Evaluation of the potential of free and immobilized thermophilic bacterial enzymes in the degradation of agro-industrial wastes. Archives of Biological Sciences67(1), 161–172. https://doi.org/10.2298/ABS140306019K

Kieraitė-Aleksandrova, I., Aleksandrovas, V., & Kuisienė, N. (2015). Down into the Earth: microbial diversity of the deepest cave of the world. Biologia70(8), 989–1002. https://doi.org/10.1515/biolog-2015-0127,

Kananavičiūtė, R., Kanišauskaitė, I., Novickij, V., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2015). Geobacillus stearothermophilus NUB3621R genetic transformation by electroporation. Biologija61(3–4), 101–108.

Novickij, V., Grainys, A., Lastauskienė, E., Kananavičiūtė, R., Pamedytytė, D., Zinkevičienė, A., … Švedienė, J. (2015). Growth inhibition and membrane permeabilization of Candida lusitaniae using varied pulse shape electroporation. BioMed Research International2015, 457896. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/457896

Zinkevičienė, A., Kainov, D., Lastauskienė, E., Kvedarienė, V., Bychkov, D., Byrne, M., & Girkontaitė, I. (2015). Serum biomarkers of allergic contact dermatitis: a pilot study. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology168(3), 161–164. https://doi.org/10.1159/000442749

Gegeckas, A., Gudiukaitė, R., Debski, J., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2015). Keratinous waste decomposition and peptide production by keratinase from Geobacillus stearothermophilus AD-11. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules75, 158–168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2015.01.031

Kananavičiūtė, R., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2015). Genetic engineering of Geobacillus spp. Journal of Microbiological Methods111, 31–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2015.02.002

Jasilionis, A., & Kuisiene, N. (2015). Characterization of a Novel Thermostable Oligopeptidase from Geobacillus thermoleovorans DSM 15325. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology25(7), 1070–1083. https://doi.org/10.4014/jmb.1412.12049

Pranckute, R., Kaunietis, A., Kananavičiute, R., Lebedeva, J., Kuisiene, N., Šaleikiene, J., & Čitavičius, D. (2015). Differences of antibacterial activity spectra and properties of bacteriocins, produced by Geobacillus sp. bacteria isolated from different environments. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences05(02), 155–161. https://doi.org/10.15414/jmbfs.2015.5.2.155-161

Lastauskienė, E., Čeputytė, J., Girkontaitė, I., & Zinkevičienė, A. (2015). Phenotypic switching of Candida guilliermondii is associated with Pseudohyphae formation and antifungal resistance. Mycopathologia179(3), 205–211. 


Lastauskienė, E., Zinkevičienė, A., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2014). Ras/PKA signal transduction pathway participates in the regulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell apoptosis in an acidic environment. Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry61(1), 3–10. https://doi.org/10.1002/bab.1183

Petkauskaitė, R., Lukošius, D., Dębski, J., Jasilionis, A., Dadlez, M., Kieraitė, I., … Kuisienė, N. (2014). Identification of proteins involved in starch and polygalacturonic acid degradation using LC/MS. Central European Journal of Biology9(7), 708–716. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11535-014-0303-4

Lastauskiene, E., Zinkevičiene, A., Girkontaite, I., Kaunietis, A., & Kvedariene, V. (2014). Formic acid and acetic acid induce a programmed cell death in pathogenic Candida species. Current Microbiology69(3), 303–310. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00284-014-0585-9

Gudiukaitė, R., Gegeckas, A., Kazlauskas, D., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2014). Influence of N- and/or C-terminal regions on activity, expression, characteristics and structure of lipase from Geobacillus sp. 95. Extremophiles18(1), 131–145. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00792-013-0605-x

Krevš, A., Kučinskienė, A., & Kuisienė, N. (2014). Anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria from gypsum karst lakes of Lithuania. Inland Water Biology7(1), 25–33. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1995082914010088

Gegeckas, A., Gudiukaitė, R., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2014). Keratinolytic proteinase from Bacillus thuringiensis AD-12. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules69, 46–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.05.024

Jasilionis, A., Petkauskaitė, R., & Kuisienė, N. (2014). A novel type I thermostable pullulanase isolated from a thermophilic starch enrichment culture. Microbiology83(3), 227–234. https://doi.org/10.1134/S0026261714030084

Kananavičiūtė, R., Butaitė, E., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2014). Characterization of two novel plasmids from Geobacillus sp. 610 and 1121 strains. Plasmid71, 23–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plasmid.2013.10.002

Pranckute, R., Kaunietis, A., Kuisiene, N., & Čitavičius, D. (2014). Development of synbiotics with inulin, palatinose, α-cyclodextrin and probiotic bacteria. Polish Journal of Microbiology63(1), 33–41.


Trillo-Muyo, S., Jasilionis, A., Domagalski, M. J., Chruszcz, M., Minor, W., Kuisiene, N., … Gomis-Ruth, F. X. (2013). Ultratight crystal packing of a 10 kDa protein. Acta Crystallographica. Section D, Biological Crystallography69(Pt 3), 464–470. https://doi.org/10.1107/S0907444912050135

Krilaviciute, A., & Kuisiene, N. (2013). Characterization and evaluation of tandem repeats for the identification of Geobacillus. Central European Journal of Biology, 8(6), 549–560. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11535-013-0168-3


Jasilionis, A., Kaupinis, A., Ger, M., Valius, M., Čitavičius, D. J., & Kuisienė, N. (2012). Gene expression and activity analysis of the first thermophilic U32 peptidase. Central European Journal of Biology7(4), 587–595. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11535-012-0047-y

Gerasimova, J., & Kuisiene, N. (2012). Characterization of the novel xylanase from the thermophilic Geobacillus thermodenitrificans JK1. Microbiology, 81(4), 418–424.


Lastauskienė, E., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2009). Saccharomyces cerevisiae PDE genes influence medium acidification and cell viability. Biologija55(1–2), 24–28.

Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., & Chitavichius, D. (2009). Phylogenetic, inter, and intraspecific sequence analysis of spo0A gene of the genus Geobacillus. Current Microbiology58(6), 547–553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00284-009-9366-2

Pokusaeva, K., Kuisiene, N., Jasinskyte, D., Rutiene, K., Saleikiene, J., & Chitavichius, D. (2009). Novel bacteriocins produced by Geobacillus stearothermophilus. Open Life Sciences, 4(2), 633–638. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11535-009-0009-1


Lastauskienė, E., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2008). Influence of ras genes on yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae cell viability in acid environment. Biologija, (3), 150–155.

Kuisienė, N., Raugalas, J., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2008). Comparative sequence analysis of 16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacers of the genus Geobacillus. Biologija, (1), 1–6.

Stuknyte, M., Guglielmetti, S., Mora, D., Kuisiene, N., Parini, C., & Citavicius, D. (2008). Complete nucleotide sequence of pGS18, a 62.8-kb plasmid from Geobacillus stearothermophilus strain 18. Extremophiles : Life under Extreme Conditions12(3), 415–429. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00792-008-0145-y

Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Sproer, C., Kroppenstedt, R. M., & Chitavichius, D. (2008). Bacillus butanolivorans sp. nov., a species with industrial application for the remediation of n-butanol. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology58(Pt 2), 505–509. https://doi.org/10.1099/ijs.0.65332-0

Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., & Chitavichius, D. (2008). Unusual intragenomic and interspecific variability of Geobacillus 16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacers. Central European Journal of Biology, 3(4), 396–406.

Griškevičius, R., Kuisienė, N., Raugalas, J., Jasinskytė, D., & Čitavičius, D. (2008). Self-sufficient cytochrome P450 monooxygenases from Bacillus thuringiensis: amplification and comparative sequence analysis. Biologija, 54(3), 187–191.

Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Spröer, C., Kroppenstedt, R. M., Stuknyte, M., & Chitavichius, D. (2008). Paenibacillus tylopili sp.nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated from the mycorhizosphere of Tylopilus felleus. Folia Microbiologica, 53(5), 433–437.

Stuknyte, M., Guglielmetti, S., Ricci, G., Kuisiene, N., Mora, D., Parini, C., & Čtavičius, D. (2007). Identification and in silico characterisation of putative conjugative transfer genes on Geobacillus stearothermophilus plasmids. Annals of Microbiology, 57(3), 407–414. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03175081


Kuisienė, N., Raugalas, J., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2007). Identification of Geobacillus stearothermophilus by restriction digestion with AluI of the amplified 16S rDNA. Biologija, (4), 62–66.

Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Stuknyte, M., & Chitavichius, D. (2007). Identification of the genus Geobacillus using genus-specific primers, based on the 16S-23S rRNA gene internal transcribed spacer. FEMS Microbiology Letters. England. 


Slapšytė, G., Lastauskienė, E., & Mierauskienė, J. (2006). Genotoxicity of airborne hydrophobic pollutants sampled by semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs) in Vilnius city. Biologija, (1), 41–46.


Bubinas, A., Giedraitytė, G., & Kalėdienė, L. (2004). Degradation of naphthalene by thermophilic bacteria via a novel pathway. Biologija2(priedas1), 85–88.

Kalėdienė, L. (2004). Mikroorganizmai naftos išgavimo procese. Geologijos akiračiai, (3), 25–37.

Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., & Chitavichius, D. (2004). Geobacillus lituanicus sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology54(Pt 6), 1991–1995. 


Kalėdienė, L., & Giedraitytė, G. (2003). Application of indigenous microorganisms in bioremediation of oil soil contaminated by fuel oil. Biologija, (4), 17–21.

Motiejūnaitė, O., & Kalėdienė, L. (2003). Antimicrobial activity of Lamiaceae plant essential oils on Aspergillus niger growth. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences : Biological Sciences51(3), 237–242.


Kriučichina, N., Kuisienė, N., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2002). Differences in the utilization of the glutamate family of amino acids by thermophilic proteolytic bacteria. Biologija, (2), 18–22.

Kuisienė, N., Jomantienė, R., Valiūnas, D., & Čitavičius, D. J. (2002). Characterization of thermophilic proteolytic spore-forming bacteria from a geothermal site in Lithuania based on 16SrDNA RFLP and ITS-PCR analyses. Microbiology71(6), 824–828.


Giedraitytė, G., Kalėdienė, L., & Bubinas, A. (2001). Correlation between biosurfactant synthesis and microbial degradation of crude oil hydrocarbons. Ekologija, (3), 38–41.


Kalėdienė, L., & Giedraitytė, G. (2000). Influence of mineral fertilisers on microbial degradation of fuel oil in contaminated soil. Biologija, (4), 41–44.


Kalėdienė, L. (1999). Naftos angliavandenilių mikrobiologinė degradacija. Ekologija, (3), 55–58.

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