PUBLICATIONS

Original papers

  1. Ziecik. A.J., Drzewiecka, K., Gromadzka-Hliwa, K., Klos, J., Witek, P., Knapczyk-Stwora, K., Gajewski, Z., Kaczmarek, M.M. Altrenogest affects the development and endocrine milieu of ovarian follicles in prepubertal and mature gilts. Biol Reprod, doi: 10.1093/biolre/ioaa136. PMID: 32744329.
  2. Basavaraja, R., Madusanka, S.T., Shrestha, K., Przygrodzka, E., Kaczmarek, M.M., Meidan, R. (2020) Pentraxin-3 mediates prosurvival actions of interferon tau in bovine luteinized granulosa cells. Reproduction, doi: 10.1530/REP-20-0200. PMID: 32698154
  3. Przygrodzka, E., Sokołowska, G., Myszczynski, K., Krawczynski, K., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2020) Clustered microRNAs: The molecular mechanism supporting the maintenance of luteal function during early pregnancy. FASEB J 34(5):6582-6597. PMID: 32202349
  4. Bossowska-Nowicka, M., Mielcarska, M.B., Romaniewicz, M., Kaczmarek, M.M., Gregorczyk-Zboroch, K.P., Struzik, J., Grodzik, M., Gieryńska, M.M., Toka, F.N., Szulc-Dąbrowska, L. (2019) Ectromelia virus suppresses expression of cathepsins and cystatins in conventional dendritic cells to efficiently execute the replication process. BMC Microbiol 19(1):92. PMID: 31077130.
  5. Meller, K.A., Całka, J., Kaczmarek, M., Jana, B. (2018) Expression of alpha and beta adrenergic receptors in the pig uterus during inflammation. Theriogenology 119:96-104. PMID: 29990768.
  6. Basavaraja, R., Przygrodzka, E., Pawlinski, B., Gajewski, Z., Kaczmarek, M.M., Meidan, R. (2017) Interferon-tau promotes luteal endothelial cell survival and inhibits specific luteolytic genes in bovine corpus luteum. Reproduction 154:559-568. PMID: 28808111
  7. Reliszko, Z.P., Gajewski, Z., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2017) Signs of embryo-maternal communication: miRNAs in the maternal serum of pregnant pigs. Reproduction 154:117-128. PMID:28592665
  8. Niklinski, J., Kretowski, A., Moniuszko, M., Reszec, J., Michalska-Falkowska, A., Niemira, M., Ciborowski, M., Charkiewicz, R., Jurgilewicz, D., Kozlowski, M., Ramlau, R., Piwkowski, C., Kwasniewski, M., Kaczmarek, M., Ciereszko, A., Wasniewski, T., Mroz, R., Naumnik, W., Sierko, E., Paczkowska, M., Kisluk, J., Sulewska, A., Cybulski, A., Mariak, Z., Kedra, B., Szamatowicz, J., Kurzawa, P., Minarowski, L., Charkiewicz, A.E., Mroczko, B., Malyszko, J., Manegold, C., Pilz, L., Allgayer, H., Abba, M.L., Juhl, H., Koch, F.; MOBIT Study Group. (2017) Systematic biobanking, novel imaging techniques, and advanced molecular analysis for precise tumor diagnosis and therapy: The Polish MOBIT project. Adv Med Sci 62:405-413. PMID: 28646744
  9. Kaczmarek, M.M., Mendoza, T., Kozak, L.P. (2016) Lactation undernutrition leads to multigenerational molecular programming of hypothalamic gene networks controlling reproduction. BMC Genomics 17:333. PMID:27146259
  10. Przygrodzka, E., Kaczmarek, M.M., Kaczynski, P., Ziecik, A.J. (2016) Steroid hormones, prostanoids, and angiogenic systems during rescue of the corpus luteum in pigs. Reproduction. 151:135-147. PMID:26577025
  11. Krawczynski, K., Bauersachs, S, Reliszko, Z.P., Graf, A., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2015) Expression of microRNAs and isomiRs in the porcine endometrium: implications for gene regulation at the maternal-conceptus interface. BMC Genomics 16:906. PMID:26546342
  12. Jaroslawska, J., Chabowska-Kita, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Kozak, L.P. (2015) Npvf: Hypothalamic Biomarker of Ambient Temperature Independent of Nutritional Status. PLoS Genet 11:e1005287. PMID:26070086
  13. Chabowska-Kita, A., Trabczynska, A., Korytko, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Kozak, L.P. (2015) Low ambient temperature during early postnatal development fails to cause a permanent induction of brown adipocytes. FASEB J 29:3238-3252. PMID:25896784
  14. Przygrodzka, E., Witek, K.J., Kaczmarek, M.M., Andronowska, A., Ziecik, A.J. (2015) Expression of factors associated with apoptosis in the porcine corpus luteum throughout the luteal phase of the estrous cycle and early pregnancy: their possible involvement in acquisition of luteolytic sensitivity. Theriogenology 83:535-545. PMID:25457680
  15. Krawczynski, K., Najmula, J., Bauersachs, S., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2014) MicroRNAome of porcine conceptuses and trophoblasts: expression profile of microRNAs and their potential to regulate genes crucial for establishment of pregnancy. Biol Reprod 92:21. PMID:25472924
  16. Kaczmarek, M.M., Krawczynski, K., Najmula, J., Reliszko, Z.P., Sikora, M., Gajewski Z. (2014) Differential expression of genes linked to the leukemia inhibitor factor signaling pathway during the estrus cycle and early pregnancy in the porcine endometrium. Reprod Biol 14:293-297. PMID:25454496
  17. Kiewisz, J., Krawczynski, K., Lisowski, P., Blitek, A., Zwierzchowski, L., Ziecik, A.J., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2014) Global gene expression profiling of porcine endometria on Days 12 and 16 of the estrous cycle and pregnancy. Theriogenology 82:897-909. PMID:25123632
  18. Kaczmarek, M.M., Krawczynski, K., Filant, J. (2013) Seminal plasma affects prostaglandin synthesis and angiogenesis in the porcine uterus. Biol Reprod 88:72. PMID:23390164
  19. Krawczynski, K., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2012) Does seminal plasma affect angiogenesis in the porcine oviduct? Reprod Biol 12:347-354.  PMID:23229006
  20. Morawska, E., Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A. (2012) Regulation of prostacyclin synthase expression and prostacyclin content in the pig endometrium. Theriogenology 78:2071-2086. PMID:23043950
  21. Kiewisz, J., Kaczmarek, M.M., Morawska, E., Blitek, A., Kapelanski, W., Ziecik, A.J. (2011) Estrous cycle synchronization effects in the porcine reproductive tract and embryos during early pregnancy. Theriogenology 76:1684-1694.
  22. Chrusciel, M., Bodek, G., Kirtiklis, L., Lewczuk, B., Hyder, C.L., Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Ziecik, A.J., Andronowska, A. (2011) Immortalization of swine umbilical vein endothelial cells (SUVECs) with the simian virus 40 large-T antigen. Mol Reprod Dev 78:597-610. PMID:21786362
  23. Kiewisz, J., Kaczmarek, M.M., Andronowska, A., Blitek, A., Ziecik, A.J. (2011) Gene expression of WNTs, beta-catenin and E-cadherin during the periimplantation period of pregnancy in pigs – involvement of steroid hormones. Theriogenology 76:687-699. PMID:21652061
  24. Blitek, A., Kiewisz, J., Waclawik, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Ziecik, A.J. (2010) Effect of steroids on HOXA10 mRNA and protein expression and prostaglandin production in the porcine endometrium. J Reprod Dev 56:643-648. PMID:20814169
  25. Kaczmarek, M.M., Krawczynski, K., Blitek, A., Kiewisz, J., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2010) Seminal plasma affects prostaglandin synthesis in the porcine oviduct. Theriogenology 74:1207-1220. PMID:20615530
  26. Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2010) Effect of luteinizing hormone and tumour necrosis factor-alpha on VEGF secretion by cultured porcine endometrial stromal cells. Reprod Domest Anim 45:481-486. PMID:20586953
  27. Skipor, J., Misztal, T., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2010) Independent changes of thyroid hormones in blood plasma and cerebrospinal fluid after melatonin treatment in ewes. Theriogenology 74:236-245. PMID:20452012
  28. Blitek, A., Waclawik, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Kiewisz, J., Ziecik, A.J. (2010) Effect of estrus induction on prostaglandin content and prostaglandin synthesis enzyme expression in the uterus of early pregnant pigs. Theriogenology 73:1244-1256. PMID:20171718
  29. Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Kiewisz, J., Ziecik, A.J. (2010) Endometrial and conceptus expression of HoxA10, transforming growth factor beta1, leukemia inhibitory factor, and prostaglandin H synthase-2 in early pregnant pigs with gonadotropin-induced estrus. Domest Anim Endocrinol 38:222-234. PMID:20022444
  30. Kaczmarek, M.M., Kiewisz, J., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2009) Expression of VEGF-receptor system in conceptus during peri-implantation period and endometrial and luteal expression of soluble VEGFR-1 in the pig. Theriogenology 71:1298-306. PMID:19233458
  31. Lisowski, P., Robakowska-Hyżorek, D., Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Gajewska, A., Kochman, H., Zwierzchowski, L., Ziecik, A.J., Kochman, K. (2008) Development of real-time PCR assay in the study of gonadotropin subunits, follistatin and prolactin genes expression in the porcine anterior pituitary during the preovulatory period. Neuroendocrinology Letters 29:958-964. PMID:19112413
  32. Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2008) Effect of insulin-like growth factor-I, relaxin and luteinizing hormone on vascular endothelial growth factor secretion by cultured porcine endometrial stromal cells on different days of early pregnancy. Reprod Biol 8:163-170. PMID:18677403
  33. Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A., Kaminska, K., Bodek, G., Zygmunt, M., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2008) Assessment of VEGF-receptor system expression in the porcine endometrial stromal cells in response to insulin-like growth factor-I, relaxin, oxytocin and prostaglandin E2. Mol Cell Endocrinol 291:33-41. PMID:18562087
  34. Waclawik, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Kowalczyk, A.E., Bogacki, M., Ziecik, A.J. (2008) Expression of prostaglandin synthesis pathway enzymes in the porcine corpus luteum during the oestrous cycle and early pregnancy. Theriogenology 70:145-152. PMID:18439667
  35. Kowalczyk, A.E., Kaczmarek, M.M., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2008) Effect of prostaglandin E2 and tumor necrosis factor α on the VEGF-receptor system expression in cultured porcine luteal cells. Mol Reprod Dev 75:1558-1566. PMID:18324670
  36. Kaczmarek, M.M., Waclawik, A., Blitek, A., Kowalczyk, A.E., Schams, D., Ziecik A.J. (2008) Expression of the vascular endothelial growth factor-receptor system in the porcine endometrium throughout the estrous cycle and early pregnancy. Mol Reprod Dev 75:362-372. PMID:17874446
  37. Jana, B., Dzienis, A., Wojtkiewicz, J., Kaczmarek, M., Majewski, M. (2007) Surgical denervation of ovaries in gilts during the middle luteal phase of the oestrous cycle changes their morphology and steroidogenic activity. Acta Vet Hung 55:107-122. PMID:17385561
  38. Kaczmarek, M.M., Kowalczyk, A.E., Waclawik, A., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2007) Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and its receptors in the porcine corpus luteum during the estrous cycle and early pregnancy. Mol Reprod Dev 74:730-739. PMID:17120307
  39. Michaluk, A., Blitek, A., Gajewska, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Gromadzka-Hliwa, K., Kochman, H., Ziecik, A.J., Kochman, K. (2006) LH release by Cu and Ni salts and metal-GnRH complexes, in vitro. Neuroendocrinol Lett 27:483-486. PMID:16892001
  40. Blitek, A., Waclawik, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Stadejek, T., Pejsak, Z., Ziecik, A.J. (2006) Expression of cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 in the porcine endometrium during the oestrous cycle and early pregnancy. Reprod Domest Anim 41:251-257.
  41. Waclawik, A., Rivero-Muller, A., Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Brokken, L.J., Watanabe, K., Rahman, N.A., Ziecik, A.J. (2006) Molecular cloning and spatio-temporal expression of prostaglandin F synthase and microsomal prostaglandin E synthase-1 in porcine endometrium. Endocrinology 147:210-221. PMID:16223862
  42. Kochman, K., Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M., Gajewska, A., Siawrys, G., Counis, R., Ziecik, A.J. (2005) Different signaling in pig anterior pituitary cells by GnRH and its complexes with cooper and nickel. Neuroendocrinol Lett 26:377-382. PMID:16136005
  43. Ziecik, A.J., Biallowicz, M., Kaczmarek, M., Demianowicz, W., Rioperez, J., Wasielak, M., Bogacki, M. (2005) Influence of estrus synchronization of prepubertal gilts on embryo quality. J Reprod Dev 51:379-384. PMID:15827382
  44. Zaleska, M., Waclawik, A., Bodek, G., Zezula-Szpyra, A., Li, X., Janowski, T., Hansel, W., Rahman, N.A., Ziecik, A.J. (2004) Growth repression in diethylstilbestrol/ dimethylbenz[a]-anthracene-induced rat mammary gland tumour using Hecate-CGbeta conjugate. Exp Biol Med 229:335-344.
  45. Jana, B., Skobowiat, C., Kucharski, J., Kaczmarek, M., Bossowska, A., Majewski, M. (2003) Ovarian morphology and hormonal profiles in gilts following surgical denervation at day 12 of the oestrous cycle – preliminary data. Folia Morphol 62:505-507. PMID:14655153
  46. Zaleska, M., Bodek, G., Jana, B., Hansel, W., Ziecik, A.J. (2003) Targeted destruction of normal and cancer cells through lutropin/choriogonadotropin receptors using Hecate-betaCG conjugate. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 111:146-153. PMID:12784188
  47. Bodek, G., Rahman, N.A., Zaleska, M., Soliymani, R., Lankinen, H., Hansel, W., Huhtaniemi, I., Ziecik, A.J. (2003) A novel approach of targeted ablation of mammary carcinoma cells through luteinizing hormone receptors using Hecate-CGbeta conjugate. Breast Cancer Res Treat 79:1-10. PMID:12779076
  48. Zięcik, A.J., Kapelański, W., Zaleska, M., Riopérez, J. (2002) Effect of diet composition of feeding on postprandial insulin level and ovarian follicular development in prepubertal pigs. J Anim Feed Sci 11:471-483.
  49. Zięcik, A.J., Kapelański, W., Zaleska, M., Riopérez, J. (2002) Effect of glucose supplemented diet on natural and gonadotropin induced puberty attainment in gilts. J Anim Feed Sci 11:461-469.

Review papers & contributions to books

  1. Kaczmarek, M.M., Najmula, J., Guzewska, M.M., Przygrodzka, E. (2020) MiRNAs in the peri-implantation period: Contribution to embryo-maternal communication in pigs. Int J Mol Sci 21(6):2229. PMID: 32210170
  2. Ziecik, A.J., Przygrodzka, E., Jalali, B.M., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2018) Regulation of the porcine corpus luteum during pregnancy. Reproduction 156:R57-R67. PMID: 29794023
  3. Waclawik, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A., Kaczynski, P., Ziecik, A.J. (2017) Embryo-maternal dialogue during pregnancy establishment and implantation in the pig. Mol Reprod Dev 84:842-855. PMID: 28628266
  4. Ziecik, A.J., Przygrodzka, E., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2017) Corpus Luteum Regression and Early Pregnancy Maintenance in Pigs. In: Meidan, R. (Ed.), The Life Cycle of the Corpus Luteum, 227-248. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
  5. Kiewisz, J., Kaczmarek, M.M., Pawlowska, A., Kmiec, Z., Stompor, T. (2016) Endothelial progenitor cells participation in cardiovascular and kidney diseases: a systematic review. Acta Biochim Pol 63:475-482. PMID: 27474403
  6. Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Waclawik, A., Ziecik, A.J. (2013) Embryo-maternal relationships during the periimplantation period – new and old players. In: Rodriguez-Martinez, H., Soede, N.M., Flowers, W.L. (Eds.), Control of Pig Reproduction IX, 61-69. Context Products Ltd, Leicerstershire, UK.
  7. Krawczynski, K., Bauersachs, S., Blum, H., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2013) Next Generation Sequencing for microRNA profiling in the porcine endometrium. In: Rodriguez-Martinez, H., Soede, N.M., Flowers, W.L. (Eds.), Control of Pig Reproduction IX, 199-200. Context Products Ltd, Leicerstershire, UK.
  8. Ziecik, A.J., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2013) Recommendations on the potential danger of progesterone secretion disorders occurrence in gilts and sows. In: Ziecik, A.J., Smorąg, Z. (Eds.), Causes and prevention of dysfunction and premature regression of corpora lutea in the pig, 28-32. Olsztyn, Poland (ISBN 978-83-923855-7-8).
  9. Krawczynski, K., Kaczmarek, M.M. (2012) Role of microRNA machinery and its products during early pregnancy in the pig. In: Boruszewski B, Jaskuła M (Eds.), The World Without Borders – Science Without Borders. Publications of the Societas Humboldtiana Polonarum 17: 327-331. Societas Humboldtiana Polonorum, Cracow-Torun, Poland (ISBN-13: 978-83-923622-7-2).
  10. Ziecik, A.J., Waclawik, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A., Moza Jalali, B., Andronowska, A. (2011) Mechanisms and the establishment of pregnancy in the pig. Reprod Domest Anim 46 Suppl 3:31-41. PMID:21854459
  11. Waclawik, A., Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Kiewisz, J., Ziecik, A.J. (2009) Antiluteolytic mechanisms and the establishment of pregnancy in the pig. In: Rodriguez-Martinez, H., Vallet J.L., Ziecik, A.J. (Eds.), Control of Pig Reproduction VIII (SRF suppl 66), 307-320. Nottingham University Press, Nottingham. PMID:19848298
  12. Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Waclawik, A., Kiewisz, J., Kowalczyk, A.E., Ziecik, A.J. (2008) Embryo-uterine interactions during maternal recognition of pregnancy in pigs. Vet Med 64: 759-763.
  13. Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A., Kowalczyk, A.E., Kiewisz, J., Waclawik, A., Ziecik, A.J. (2008) Role of integrin, extracellular matrix proteins and growth factors during early implantation in pigs. Vet Med 64: 541-545.
  14. Ziecik, A.J., Kaczmarek, M.M., Blitek, A., Kowalczyk, A.E., Li, X., Rahman, N.A. (2007) Novel biological and possible applicable roles of LH/hCG receptor. Mol Cell Endocrinol 269: 51-60. PMID:17367919
  15. Ziecik, A.J., Kaczmarek, M.M., Bogacki, M. (2007) Oogenesis, fertilization, embryo implantation and early pregnancy. In: Krzymowski, T. (Ed.), Animal Reproductive Biology: Physiological regulations of reproduction in females, 331-364. UWM Press, Olsztyn, Poland.
  16. Przala, J., Gregoraszczuk, E.L., Kotwica, G., Stefanczyk-Krzymowska, S., Ziecik, A.J., Blitek, A., Ptak, A., Rak, A., Wojtowicz, A., Kaminski, T., Siawrys, G., Smolinska, N., Franczak, A., Kurowicka, B., Oponowicz, A., Wasowska, B., Chlopek, J., Kowalczyk, A.E., Kaczmarek, M.M., Waclawik, A. (2006) Mechanisms ensuring optimal conditions of implantation and embryo development in the pig. Reprod Biol 6:59-87. PMID:16967090
  17. Ziecik, A.J., Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M.M., Waclawik, A., Bogacki, M. (2006) Inhibition of luteolysis and embryo-uterine interactions during the peri-implantation period in pigs. In: Ashworth, C.J., Kraeling, R.R. (Eds.), Control of Pig Reproduction VII (SRF suppl 62), 147-161. Nottingham University Press, Nottingham. PMID:16866315
  18. Kaczmarek, M.M., Schams, D., Ziecik, A.J. (2005) Role of vascular endothelial growth factor in ovarian physiology – an overview. Reprod Biol 5:111-136. PMID:16100562
  19. Ziecik, A.J., Bodek, G., Blitek, A., Kaczmarek, M., Waclawik, A. (2005) Nongonadal LH receptors, their involvement in female reproductive function and a new applicable approach. Vet J 169:75-84. PMID:15683766