Prof. Ales Prokop

Vanderbilt University, USA

Email: ales.prokop@Vanderbilt.Edu


2003  D.Sc., Institute of Microbiology, Prague

1966  Ph.D., Institute of Microbiology, Prague

1961  M.Sc., Technical University Prague, Prague

Publications (selected)

  1. Ackermann Jr DM, Stedman ML, Ko S, Prokop A, Park D-H, Tanner RD: Effect of invertase on the batch foam fractionation of bromelain. Biotechnol. Bioprocess Eng. 8: 167-172 (2003). [IF 1.278]
  2. Eklund SE, Taylor D, Kozlov E, Prokop A, Cliifel DE: A microphysiometer for simultaneous measurement of changes in extracellular glucose, lactate, oxygen, and acidification rate. Analyt. Chem. 76: 519-27 (2004). [IF 5.87]
  3. Eklund SE, Taylor D, Cliffel DE, Kozlov E, Prokop A, Wikswo J, Baudenbacher F: A Microphysiometer for simultaneous measurement of changes in extracellular glucose, lactate, oxygen, and acidification rate. Analyt. Chim. Acta 496: 93-101 (2003). [IF 4.14]
  4. Burapatana V, Prokop A, Tanner RD: Degeneration of beta-glucosidase activity in a foam fractionation process. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 113-116: 619-625 (2004). [IF 1.943]
  5. Prokop A, Prokop Z, Schaffer D, Kozlov E, Wikswo J, Cliffel D, Baudenbacher F: NanoLiterBioReactor: Long-term mammalian cell culture at nanofabricated scale. Biomed. Microdev. 6 (4): 325-339 (2004). [IF 3.03]
  6. Carlesso G, Kozlov E, Prokop A, Unutmaz D, Davidson JM: Nanoparticulate system for efficient gene transfer into refractory cell targets. Biomacromol. 6: 1185-1192 (2005). [IF 5.17]
  7. Burapatana V, Booth EA, Prokop A, Tanner RD: Effect of buffer and pH on detergent- assisted foam fractionation of cellulase. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 44: 4968-4972 (2005). [IF 2.53]
  8. Burapatana V, Prokop A, Tanner RD: Enhancing cellulase foam fractionation with addition of surfactant. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 121-124: 541-552 (2005). [1.943]
  9. Burapatana V, Prokop A, Tanner RD: A comparison of the activity reduction occurring in two detergent-assisted protein (cellulase and lysozyme) foam fractionation processes, Separat. Sci. Technol. 40: 2445-2461 (2005). [IF 1.09]
  10. Eklund SE, Snider RM, Wikswo J, Baudenbacher FJ, Prokop A, Cliffel DE: Multianalyte microphysiometry as a tool in metabolomics and systems biology, J. Electroanal. Chem. 587: 333-339 (2006). [IF 2.73]
  11. Wikswo JP, Prokop A, Baudenbacher FJ, Cliffel D, Csukas, B, Velkovsky M: The engineering challenges of BioMEMS: The integration of microfluidics, micro- and nano-devices, models, and external control for systems biology, IEE Proc. Nanobiotech. 153(4): 81-101 (2006). [IF 1.7]
  12. Burapatana V, Prokop A, Tanner RD: Effect of beta-cyclodextrin in artificial chaperones assisted foam fractionation of cellulase, Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 129-132: 247-255 (2006) [IF 1.943]
  13. Hartig S, Carlesso G, Davidson JM, Prokop A: Development of improved nanoparticulate polyelectrolyte complex physicochemistry by nonstoichiometric mixing of polyions with similar molecular weights, Biomacromol. 8(1): 265-272 (2007). [IF 5.48]
  14. Burapatana V, Booth EA, Snyder IM, Prokop A, Tanner RD: A proposed mechanism for detergent-assisted foam fractionation of lysozyme and cellulase restored with beta-cyclodextrin, Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol 136-140: 777-792 (2007). [IF 1.943]
  15. Hartig SM, Greene R, Carlesso GL, Higginbotham JN, Khan WN, Prokop A, Davidson JM: Kinetic analysis of nanoparticulate polyelectrolyte complex interactions with endothelial cells by flow cytometry, Biomaterials 28(26): 3843-55 (2007). [IF 7.4]
  16. Hartig SM, Greene R, Dikov MM, Prokop A, Davidson JM: Multifunctional nanoparticulate polyelectrolyte complexes, Pharm Res 24: 2353-2369 (2007). [IF 4.09]
  17. Prokop A, Davidson JM: Nanovehicular intracellular delivery systems, J Pharm Sci 97(9): 3518-90 (2008). [IF 3.055]
  18. Calmelet C, Prokop A, Mensah J, McCawley L, Crooke PS: Modeling the cancer stem cell hypothesis, Math. Model. Natural Phenomena 5(3): 40-62 (2010). [IF 0.63]
  19. Kyslik P, Prokop A: Impact of Ivan Málek’s continuous culture concept on bioprocessing, J Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 37(12): 1249-1256 (2010).
  20. Prokop A (Guest Editor), Franc M: Preface. Introduction, J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 37(12): 1221-1222 (2010).