Molecular Nutrition and Proteomics Research Laboratory (PRONUTRITIONlab)

Led by: Ramona SUHAROSCHI
Fields: Mater. Sci. Chemistry & Synthesis
Molec. Cell. & Sys. Biol.
Institution: University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca (USAMVCN)
Scientists/Total: 6/25
Keywords:  1. Proteomics (gel-based proteomics): applications (milk, meat, vegetable matrices, microorganisms), pharmacoproteomics 2. Microarray (transcriptomic, proteomic) - cancer, dermatological diagnosis, allergies, nutrition / obesity, toxicogenomics, nutrigenomics; 3. Cell cultures; 4. Omics technology data integration (Applied bioinformatics); 5. Discovery and validation in silico of biomarkers candidates (diagnostic, prognostic, predictive - response / lack of response to therapy?); identifying therapeutic targets - key proteins; 6. Production, purification, structural and functional characterization of bioactive peptides; 7. Design of drugs / nutraceuticals and functional foods based on biopeptides properties; 8. Molecular diagnostics - Development kit screening for molecular diagnostic

1. Implementation of omics technologies to study molecular nutrition, toxicology, food biotechnologies, diagnostic;
2. BioGenProtOMICS platform development (collaboration with Dr. IL Muntean, ACAL, UTCN, Dr. Cristina Iuga, Drug Analysis, UMFCN). Integration of omics data (genomics and proteomics);
3. Production, purification and structural and functional characterization of bioactive peptides from food and food waste;
4. Design of innovative drugs / nutraceuticals and functional foods based on biopeptides properties;
5. Evaluation in vitro and in silico of antitumor effect, antihypertensive, immunomodulatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-thrombotic of biopeptides;
6. Omics analytical methods applications in the study of bioactive peptides.


Hettich centrifuge, Micro 22 R
Sanyo incubator with CO2, MCO-17AI
Magnetic stirrer Ika, Mini MR standard
Freezer Sanyo, MDF-U5186S
Thermostatic water bath Raypa, Digibath-2 BAD-6
Autoclave Raypa, AES-75 vertical, class II, module A1
Inversion microscope Motic, AE30/31
Analytical balance Kern, ABJ 120-4M
Calculator ATV Promo
Calibrating Imaging Densitometer, GS-800
PowerPac HC Power Supply
Mini-Protean 3 Cell
Microbiological laminar flow hood, HF safe-1200
MicroRotofor Liquid-Pahse IEF Cell
Power Pac HV Power Supply
Mini-Protean 3 Dodeca Cell
Mini Trans-Blot Electrophoretic Transfer Cell
Mini Rocker-Shaker Biosan, MR-1
Vortex Biosan, model V-1 plus
Arctic refrigerator, model AK366 NFS+
Mini-Protean 3 Multi-Casting Chamber
Motic Camera, 480



Calea Mănăştur 3-5, 400372
Cluj-Napoca, jud. Cluj, România
Tel: +4 0728 104320
Fax: +40 264 593792



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