Centre of Biosciences SAS
Role of lipid transfer proteins in the physiology of a eukaryotic cell
Name of the supervisor
RNDr. Peter Griač, DrSc.
Prírodovedecká fakulta UK
We will characterize selected phosphatidylinositol transfer proteins (PITPs) with the relationship to intracellular lipid transfer. We will study the role of these PITPs in yeasts and higher eukaryotes. Some PITPs can be targets of antifungal therapies, other are potential human oncomarkers.