Selected publications

Alexandrov S, Iliev I, Petkov G (2014) Establishment of growth conditions for cultivation of the microalga Trachydiscus minutus at laboratory scale. Pure Appl. Biol., 3(1), 1-9.

Alexandrov S, I Iliev, G Petkov (2013) The alga Trachydiscus minutus aids purification of biogas to methane. Genetics and Plant Physiology, 3(3-4), 126-132.

Chaneva GT, Pilarski PS, Petrova DH (2011) Changes of proline content in a cyanobacterium under oxidative stress. Oxidation Communications, in press.

Chernev G, Kabaivanova L, Salvado I, Todorova E, Ivanova J, (2013) Sol-Gel Hybrid Materials Applied As Matrices For A Co-Immobilized Systemof Bacteria and Algae. Journal of applicable chemistry, 2(6): 1665-1673.

Gacheva G, Dimitrova P, Pilarski P (2015) New strain Haematococcus cf. pluvialis Rozhen-12 – growth, biochemical characteristics and future perspectives. Genetics and Plant Physiology, 5(1), 29-38.

Gacheva G, Gigova L (2014) Biological activity of microalgae can be enhanced by manipulating the cultivation temperature and irradiance. Cent. Eur. J. Biol., 9, 1168-1181.

Gacheva G, Gigova L, Ivanova N, Iliev I, Toshkova R, Gardeva E, Kussovski V, Najdenski H (2013) Suboptimal growth temperatures enhance the biological activity of cultured cyanobacterium Gloeocapsa sp. J. Appl. Phycol. 25(1): 183-194.

Gacheva G, Gigova L, Ivanova N, Pilarski P, Lukavský J (2013) Growth, biochemical and enzymatic responses of thermal cyanobacterium Gloeocapsa sp. (Cyanophyceae) to temperature and irradiance. Phycological Research, 61(3), 217-227.

Gardeva Е, Toshkova R, Yossifova L, Minkova K, Gigova L (2012) Cytotoxic and apoptogenic potential of red microalgal polysaccharides Biotechnol. Biotechnol. Equip. 26(4), 3167-3172.

Gärtner G, Uzunov B, Ingolic E, Kofler W, Gacheva G, Pilarski P, Zagorchev L, Odjakova M, Stoyneva M (2015) Microscopic investigations (LM, TEM and SEM) and identification of Chlorella isolate R-06/2 from extreme habitat in Bulgaria with a strong biological activity and resistance to environmental stress factors. Biotechnol. & Biotechnol. Equipment, in press.

Gigova L, Ivanova N, Gacheva G, Andreeva R Furnadzhieva S (2012) Response of Trachydiscus minutus (Xanthophyceae) to temperature and light. Journal of Phycology, 48(1), 85-93.

Iliev I, Petkov G, Lukavsky J, Furnadzhieva S, Andreeva R (2011) Do cyanobacterial lipids content fatty acids longer than 18 carbon atoms? Z. Naturforsch., C 66, in press.

Iliev I, Petkov G, Lukavsky J, Furnadzhieva S, Andreeva R, Bankova V (2010) The alga Trachydiscus minutus (Pseudostaurastrum minutum): growth and composition. Gen. Appl. Plant Physiology, 36, 222-231.

Ivanova K, Stankova K, Nikolov V, Georgieva R, Minkova K, Gigova L, Rupova I, Boteva R (2010) The biliprotein C-phycocyanin modulates the early radiation response: A pilot study. Mutation Research – Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 695, 40-45.

Ivanova J, Stoyancheva G, Pouneva I (2014) Lysys of antarctic algal strains by bacterial pathogen. A. van Leeuwenhoek, 105 (6), 997-1005.

Ivanova J, Kabaivanova L, Petkov G (2015) Directed biochemical synthesis of red microalga Rhodella reticulata. Russian J. of Plant Physiol., in press.

Kroumov A, G Gacheva, I Iliev, S Alexandrov, P Pilarski, G Petkov (2013) Analysis of Sf/V ratio of photobioreactors linked with algal physiology. Genetics and Plant Physiology, 3(1-2): 55–64.

Lukavský J, Furnadzhieva S, Pilarski P (2011) Cyanobacteria of thermal springs at Pantsharevo, Sofia, Bulgaria. Acta Botanica Croatica 70 (2), 191-208.

Najdenski H, Gigova L, Iliev I, Pilarski P, Lukavský J, Tsvetkova I, Ninova M, Kussovski V (2013) Antibacterial and antifungal activities of selected microalgae and cyanobacteria. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 48 (7), 1533-1540.

Petkov G, Ivanova A, Iliev I, Vaseva I (2012) A critical look at the microalgae biodiesel. European J. of Lipid Science and Technology 114, 103-111.

Rashkov GD, Dobrikova AG, Pouneva ID, Misra AN, Apostolova EL (2012) Sensitivity of Chlorella vulgaris to herbicides. Possibility of using it as a biological receptor in biosensors. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 161, 151-155.

Stoynova-Bakalova E, Petrov P, Gigova L, Ivanova N (2011) Differences in the Cytokinin Control on Cellular Dynamics of Zucchini Cotyledons Cultivated in Two Experimental Systems. Plant Biology 13: 22–27.

Toncheva-Panova T, Pouneva I,Chernev G, Minkova K (2010) Incorporation of Synechocystis salina in hybrid matrices. Effect of UV-B radiation on the copper and cadmium biosorption. Biotechnol. & Biotechnol. Eq. 24: 1946-1949.

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