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Prof. univ. dr. Otilia Zărnescu


Domenii de interes: Ovogeneza și spermatogeneza la vertebrate și nevertebrate; efectul substanțelor toxice asupra celulelor și țesuturilor; regenerarea la vertebrate; caracterizarea in vivo și in vitro a biomaterialelor; caracterizarea histologică și imunohistochimică a xenogrefelor.


Zărnescu O. 2012. Histologie animală generală. Editura Universității din București, 326 p. ISBN: 978-606-16-0141-7.  

Zărnescu O. 2003. Embriologie experimentală. Editura Universității din București, 271 p. ISBN: 973-575-810-5.

Zărnescu O. 2002. Biologia moleculară a dezvoltării. Partea a II-a. Editura Universității din București, 260 p. ISBN: 973-575-637-4.

Zărnescu O. 1999. Biologia moleculară a dezvoltării. Partea I. Editura Universității din București, 224 p. ISBN: 973-575-389-8.

Manolache V., Zărnescu O. 1993. Citologie - Histologie. Lucrări practice. Tipografia Universității din București, 173 p.


Articole publicate în reviste din străinătate (selectiv)

Craciunescu O., Gaspar A., Trif M., Moisei M., Oancea A., Moldovan L., Zarnescu O. 2014. Preparation and characterization of a collagen-liposome-chondroitin sulfate matrix with potential application for inflammatory disorders treatment. Article ID 903691. Fisier de tip .pdf !

Zarnescu O., Stavri S., Moldovan L. 2013. Inhibition of caudal fin regeneration in Corydoras aeneus by lithium chloride. Micron vol. 46, 66-75.

Stavri S., Zarnescu O. 2013. The Expression of Alkaline Phosphatase, Osteopontin, Osteocalcin, and Chondroitin Sulfate during Pectoral Fin Regeneration in Carassius auratus gibelio: A Combined Histochemical and Immunohistochemical Study. Microscopy and Microanalysis, vol. 19, no. 1, 233-242.

Zarnescu O., Moldovan L., Trif M., Moisei M., Gaspar A., Leau L. 2012. Porous scaffold made from collagen and liposomes coated with plant derived polysaccharide- in vivo study. MRS Online Proceedings Library, vol. 1376, imrc11-1376-s11-p08.

Zarnescu O., Moldovan L., Trif M., Moisei M., Craciunescu O. 2011. Light and electron microscopy characterization of a collagen–liposome-entrapped chondroitin sulfate composite as intra-articular drug delivery system. Journal of Controlled Release, vol. 152, Supplement 1, e113-e114.

Zarnescu O., Brehar F.M., Bleotu C., Gorgan R.M. 2011. Co-localization of PCNA, VCAM-1 and caspase-3 with nestin in xenografts derived from human anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme tumor spheres. Micron, vol. 42, no. 8, 793-800.

Craciunescu O., Tardei C., Moldovan L., Zarnescu O. 2011. Magnesium substitution effect on porous scaffolds for bone repairing. Central European Journal of Biology, vol. 6, no. 3, 301-313.

Zarnescu O., Craciunescu O., Moldovan L. 2010. Collagen-chondroitin sulphate-hydroxyapatite porous composites: a histochemical and electron microscopy approach. Microscopy and Microanalysis, vol. 16, 137-142.

Zarnescu O. 2009. Tracing the accumulation and effects of mercury uptake in the previtellogenic ovary of crucian carp, Carassius auratus gibelio by autometallography and caspase-3 immunohistochemistry. Histology & Histopathology, vol. 24, no.2, 141-148.

Zarnescu O., Brehar FM., Chivu M., Ciurea V. 2008. Immunohistochemical localization of caspase-3, caspase-9 and Bax in U87 Glioblastoma Xenografts. Journal of Molecular Histology vol. 39, no. 6, 561-569.

Trif M., Moldovan L., Moisei M., Craciunescu O., Zarnescu O. 2008.  Liposomes entrapped chondroitin sulphate: Ultrastructural characterization and in vitro biocompatibility. Micron, 39, no. 7, 1042-1045.

Opriţa E.I, Moldovan L., Craciunescu O., Zarnescu O. 2008. In Vitro Behaviour of Osteoblast Cells Seeded into a COL/β-TCP Composite Scaffold. Central European Journal of Biology, vol. 3, no. 1, 31-37.

Zarnescu O. 2007. Immunohistochemical distribution of hyperacetylated histone H4 in testis of paddlefish Polyodon spathula: ultrastructural correlation with chromatin condensation. Cell Tissue Research, vol. 328, no. 2, 401-410.

Zarnescu O. 2007. Ultrastructure of the skin melanophores and iridophores in paddlefish, Polyodon spathula. Micron, vol. 38, no. 1, 81-84.

Opriţa E.I, Moldovan L., Crăciunescu O., Buzgariu W., Tardei C., Zarnescu O. 2006. A bioactive collagen-b tricalcium phosphate scaffold for tissue engineering. Central European Journal of Biology, vol. 1, no. 1, 61-72.

Zarnescu O., Zamfirescu G. 2006. Effects of lithium carbonate on rat seminiferous tubules: an ultrastructural study. International Journal of Andrology, vol. 29, no. 6, 576-582.;jsessionid=0C82F19421EC3DDDC43411B599852D08.d01t02

Zarnescu O. 2005. Ultrastructural study of spermatozoa of the paddlefish, Polyodon spathula. Zygote, vol. 13, no. 3, 241-247.

Zarnescu O. 2004. Ultrastructural observations of previtellogenic ovarian follicle of dove. Zygote, vol. 12, no. 4, 285-292.

Fukumoto M., Zarnescu O. 2003. Acrosome differentiation and the acrosome reaction in ascidian spermatozoa: Ascidella aspersa and Ascidia mentula with some implications for tunicate phylogeny. Marine Biology, vol. 143, no. 6, 1151-1160.







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