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Krzysztof Wicher

  • PhD
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge
  • 5PublicationsNumber of items in Krzysztof's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 3Followers

Research interests

Developmental biology Molecular Biology Evolution Genomics Bioinformatics

About

Born in Krakow, Poland

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Publications (5)

  • Evolutionary Aspects of Hemoglobin Scavengers.

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    • Fries E
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  • Convergent evolution of human and bovine haptoglobin: partial duplication of the genes.

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    • Fries E
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  • Haptoglobin, a hemoglobin-binding plasma protein, is present in bony fish and mammals but not in frog and chicken.

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    • Fries E
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  • Prohaptoglobin is proteolytically cleaved in the endoplasmic reticulum by the complement C1r-like protein.

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    • Fries E
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  • Deletion of a cytotoxic, N-terminal putatitive signal peptide results in a significant increase in production yields in Escherichia coli and improved specific activity of Cel12A from Rhodothermus marinus.

    • Wicher K
    • Abou-hachem M
    • Halldorsdottir S
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Fellow

Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge

October 2009 - Present

Postdoctoral fellow

Cancer Research UK

October 2006 - September 2009(3 years)

Education

PhD in Physiological Chemistry

Uppsala University - Uppsala university

June 2001 - March 2006(5 years)

MSc in Biotechnology

Jagiellonian University

October 1995 - June 2000(5 years)