International Journal of Molecular Medicine

Efficient myoblast expansion for regenerative medicine use.

Jarocha D, Stangel-Wojcikiewicz K, Basta A, Majka M.

Cell Transplantation

A continuous improvement after multiple mesenchymal stem cells transplantations in complete spinal cord injury patient

Jarocha D., Milczarek O., Wędrychowicz A., Kwiatkowski S., Majka M.

Stem Cells Translational Medicine

Preliminary Study of Autologous Bone Marrow Nucleated Cells Transplantation in Children With Spinal Cord Injury

Jarocha D, Milczarek O, Kawecki Z, Wędrychowicz A, Kwiatkowski S, Majka M.

Open Journal of Genetics 2013, 3:49-60

Cell therapy of a petient with type III osteogenesis imperfecta caused by mutation in COL1A2 gene and unstable collagen type I.

Majka M, Janeczko M, Gozdzik J, Jarocha D, Augusciak-Duma A, Witecka J, Lesiak M, Koryciak-Komasrka, Sieron AL., Pietrzyk JJ.

Mol Oncol 2013, 7:67-84

Multifunctional protein APPL2 contributes to survival of human glioma cells.

Pyrzynska B, Banach-Orlowska M, Teperek-Tkacz M, Miekus K, Drabik G, Majka M, Miaczynska M.

European Journal of Medical Technologies 2013; 2: 17-23

An improved protocol for adipose tissue-derived stem cell isolation: implications for treatments of bone disorders.

Bobis-Wozowicz S, Millington-Ward S, Zawisz A, Adamus T, Konieczny P, Majka M.

Endokrynol Pol. 2013;64:248-54.

The role of insulin-like growth factor 1, receptor activator for nuclear factor ?B ligand ? osteoprotegerin system, interleukin 6 and 1β in post-transplantation bone metabolic disease in childhood.

Wędrychowicz A, Sztefko K, Majka M, Ratajczak MZ.

Neurourol Urodyn. 2013 Apr 19. doi: 10.1002/nau.22404.

Autologous Muscle-Derived Cells for the Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence: A 2-Year Follow-Up of a Polish Investigation.

Stangel-Wojcikiewicz K, Jarocha D, Piwowar M, Jach R, Uhl T, Basta A, Majka M.

Cell Death and Disease, 2013 doi: 10.1038/cddis.2012.199

The decreased metastatic potential of rhabdomyosarcoma cells obtained through MET receptor downregulation and the induction of differentiation.

Miekus K, Lukasiewicz E, Jarocha D, Sekula M, Drabik G, Majka M.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 6:320-8.

Infarct Size Determines Myocardial Uptake of CD34+ Cells in the Peri-Infarct Zone: Results from a Study of 99mTc-extamatazime-labeled Cells Visualization Integrated with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Infarct Imaging.

Musialek P, Tekieli L, Kostkiewicz M, Miszalski-Jamka T, Klimeczek P, Mazur W, Szot W, Majka M, Banys RP, Jarocha D, Walter Z, Krupinski M, Pieniazek P, Olszowska M, Zmudka K, Pasowicz M, Kereiakes DJ, Tracz W, Podolec P, Wojakowski W.

Oncol Rep. 2012 28:1903-9. doi: 10.3892/or.2012.1996.

17AEP-GA, an HSP90 antagonist, is a potent inhibitor of glioblastoma cell proliferation, survival, migration and invasion.

Miekus K, Kijowski J, Sekuła M, Majka M.

Mediators Inflamm. 2012;2012:564027. doi: 10.1155/2012/564027.

Mobilization of CD34+CXCR4+ stem/progenitor cells and the parameters of left ventricular function and remodeling in 1-year follow-up of patients with acute myocardial infarction.

Wyderka R, Wojakowski W, Jadczyk T, Maślankiewicz K, Parma Z, Pawłowski T, Musiałek P, Majka M, Król M, Kuczmik W, Dworowy S, Korzeniowska B, Ratajczak MZ, Tendera M.

Antioxid Redox Signal. 2012 Jan 15;16(2):113-27. Epub 2011 Oct 19.

Heme oxygenase-1 inhibits myoblast differentiation by targeting myomirs.

Kozakowska M, Ciesla M, Stefanska A, Skrzypek K, Was H, Jazwa A, Grochot-Przeczek A, Kotlinowski J, Szymula A, Bartelik A, Mazan M, Yagensky O, Florczyk U, Lemke K, Zebzda A, Dyduch G, Nowak W, Szade K, Stepniewski J, Majka M, Derlacz R, Loboda A, Dulak J, Jozkowicz A.

Oncol Rep. 2011 Aug;26(2):447-53. doi: 10.3892/or.2011.1321. Epub 2011 May 26.

Fenofibrate attenuates contact-stimulated cell motility and gap junctional coupling in DU-145 human prostate cancer cell populations.

Wybieralska E, Szpak K, Górecki A, Bonarek P, Miękus K, Drukała J, Majka M, Reiss K, Madeja Z, Czyż J.

Przegl Lek. 2011;68(1):40-3.

[Fetal CD34+ cells isolated from maternal blood and cytogenetics array as potential tools in screening, non-invasive prenatal diagnosis?preliminary research].

Grabowska A, Madetko-Talowska A, Janeczko M, Majka M, Pietrzyk JJ.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2010 Dec;48(4):671-7.

Differential expression of Snail1 transcription factor and Snail1-related genes in alveolar and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma subtypes.

M, Lukasiewicz E, Miekus K, Jarocha D, Majka M.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2010 Dec;48(4):611-7.

The presence of B7-H4+ macrophages and CD25+CD4+ and FOXP3+ regulatory T cells in the microenvironment of nasal polyps ? a preliminary report.

Dutsch-Wicherek M, Tomaszewska R, Lazar A, Strek P, Wicherek L, Kijowski J, Majka M.

Exp Hematol. 2011 Jun;39(6):686-696.e4. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

Genetically modified adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells overexpressing CXCR4 display increased motility, invasiveness, and homing to bone marrow of NOD/SCID mice.

Bobis-Wozowicz S, Miekus K, Wybieralska E, Jarocha D, Zawisz A, Madeja Z, Majka M.

J Nucl Cardiol. 2011 Feb;18(1):104-16. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

Randomized transcoronary delivery of CD34(+) cells with perfusion versus stop-flow method in patients with recent myocardial infarction: Early cardiac retention of ??(m)Tc-labeled cells activity.

Musialek P, Tekieli L, Kostkiewicz M, Majka M, Szot W, Walter Z, Zebzda A, Pieniazek P, Kadzielski A, Banys RP, Olszowska M, Pasowicz M, Zmudka K, Tracz W.

2010 Oct 5;8:116.

The frequency of CD25+CD4+ and FOXP3+ regulatory T cells in ectopic endometrium and ectopic decidua. Reprod Biol Endocrinol.

Basta P, Majka M, Jozwicki W, Lukaszewska E, Knafel A, Grabiec M, Stasienko E, Wicherek L.

Ginekol Pol. 2010 May;81(5):378-81.

Adult stem cells therapy for urine incontinence in women.

Stangel-Wójcikiewicz K, Majka M, Basta A, Stec M, Pabian W, Piwowar M, Chancellor MB.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2010 Jan 1;48(1):104-11.

Role of I-TAC-binding receptors CXCR3 and CXCR7 in proliferation, activation of intracellular signaling pathways and migration of various tumor cell lines.

Miekus K, Jarocha D, Trzyna E, Majka M.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2009 Jan;47(3):485-9.

Inhibition of rhabdomyosarcoma?s metastatic behavior through downregulation of MET receptor signaling.

Lukasiewicz E, Miekus K, Kijowski J, Drabik G, Wilusz M, Bobis-Wozowicz S, Majka M.

J Physiol Pharmacol. 2009 Sep;60(3):161-6.

High anti tumor activity against rhabdomyosarcoma cells and low normal cells cytotoxicity of heat shock protein 90 inhibitors, with special emphasis on 17-[2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)ethyl]-aminno-17-demethoxygeldanamycin.

Lukasiewicz E, Miekus K, Kijowski J, Gozdzik J, Wilusz M, Bobis-Wozowicz S, Wiecha O, Majka M.

2009 Apr;61(4):303-12.

The characterization of the subpopulation of suppressive B7H4(+) macrophages and the subpopulation of CD25(+) CD4(+) and FOXP3(+) regulatory T-cells in decidua during the secretory cycle phase, Arias Stella reaction, and spontaneous abortion ? a preliminary report. Am J Reprod Immunol.

Wicherek L, Basta P, Pitynski K, Marianowski P, Kijowski J, Wiatr J, Majka M.

Eur Heart J. 2009 Jun;30(11):1313-21. Epub 2009 Feb 10.

REGENT Investigators. Intracoronary infusion of bone marrow-derived selected CD34+CXCR4+ cells and non-selected mononuclear cells in patients with acute STEMI and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction: results of randomized, multicentre Myocardial Regeneration by Intracoronary Infusion of Selected Population of Stem Cells in Acute Myocardial Infarction (REGENT) Trial.

Tendera M, Wojakowski W, Ruzyłło W, Chojnowska L, Kepka C, Tracz W, Musiałek P, Piwowarska W, Nessler J, Buszman P, Grajek S, Breborowicz P, Majka M, Ratajczak MZ.

Am J Reprod Immunol. 2009 Feb;61(2):136-46.

Changes in the subpopulation of CD25+ CD4+ and FOXP3+ regulatory T cells in decidua with respect to the progression of labor at term and the lack of analogical changes in the subpopulation of suppressive B7-H4 macrophages?a preliminary report.

Galazka K, Wicherek L, Pitynski K, Kijowski J, Zajac K, Bednarek W, Dutsch-Wicherek M, Rytlewski K, Kalinka J, Basta A, Majka M.

]. Przegl Lek. 2009;66(9):471-8.

Angiogenesis in different clinical phases of chronic myeloid leukemia.

Krasowska-Kwiecień A, Kijowski J, Łukasiewicz E, Sacha T, Foryciarz K, Majka M, Ratajczak MZ, Skotnicki AB.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2008;46(3):307-14.

Adventage of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) expansion directly from purified bone marrow CD105+ and CD271+ cells.

Jarocha D, Lukasiewicz E, Majka M.

Pediatr Transplant. 2009 Sep;13(6):760-5. Epub 2008 Oct 25.

Rapid full engraftment and successful immune reconstitution after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with reduced intensity conditioning in Omenn syndrome.

, Czogala W, Skoczen S, Krasowska-Kwiecien A, Wiecha O, Mordel A, Lesko E, Majka M, Kowalczyk D, Zembala M.

Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 2008 Jul-Aug;56(4):257-66. Epub 2008 Jul 29.

Role of the Wnt/beta-catenin network in regulating hematopoiesis.

Wilusz M, Majka M.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2008 Oct;35(10):1929-30. Epub 2008 Aug 6.

Early myocardial engraftment of autologous CD34+ cells administered transcoronary via a physiological cell-delivery system.

Musialek P, Kostkiewicz M, Banys RP, Tekieli L, Majka M, Pasowicz M, Tracz W.

Anticancer Res. 2008 Jan-Feb;28(1A):187-92.

Human monocytes both enhance and inhibit the growth of human pancreatic cancer in SCID mice.

B, Baj-Krzyworzeka M, Majka M, Stankiewicz D, Zembala M.

Kardiol Pol. 2008 Jan;66(1):73-7.

Visualisation of early engraftment of transcoronary applied CD34+ cells in the infarct border zone.

Musiałek P, Tracz W, Kostkiewicz M, Tekieli Ł, Szot W, Klimeczek P, Banyś P, Zebzda A, Majka M, Walter Z, Olszowska M, Pieniazek P, Pasowicz M.

Front Biosci. 2008 Jan 1;13:1271-80.

The biological role of HGF-MET axis in tumor growth and development of metastasis.

Lesko E, Majka M.

Anticancer Drugs. 2007 Nov;18(10):1173-81.

HSP90 antagonist, geldanamycin, inhibits proliferation, induces apoptosis and blocks migration of rhabdomyosarcoma cells in vitro and seeding into bone marrow in vivo.

Lesko E, Gozdzik J, Kijowski J, Jenner B, Wiecha O, Majka M.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2007;45(1):27-32.

Evidence that platelet-derived microvesicles may transfer platelet-specific immunoreactive antigens to the surface of endothelial cells and CD34+ hematopoietic stem/ progenitor cells?implication for the pathogenesis of immune thrombocytopenias.

M, Kijowski J, Lesko E, Goźdizk J, Zupanska B, Ratajczak MZ.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2006;44(4):215-30.

Mesenchymal stem cells: characteristics and clinical applications.

Bobis S, Jarocha D, Majka M.

Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2006;44(3):155-64.

SDF-1 alone and in co-operation with HGF regulates biology of human cervical carcinoma cells.

Majka M, Drukala J, Lesko E, Wysoczynski M, Jenson AB, Ratajczak MZ

Methods Mol Biol. 2006;332:103-14.

Biological role of the CXCR4-SDF-1 axis in normal human hematopoietic cells.

Majka M, Ratajczak MZ.

Kardiol Pol. 2006 May;64(5):489-98; discussion 499.

Transcoronary stem cell delivery using physiological endothelium-targeting perfusion technique: the rationale and a pilot study involving a comparison with conventional over-the-wire balloon coronary occlusions in patients after recent myocardial infarction.

Musiałek P, Tracz W, Skotnicki AB, Zmudka K, Pieniazek P, Walter Z, Szostek M, Majka M, Weglarska D, Zalewski J, Olszowska M, Kostkiewicz M, Pasowicz M, Klimeczek P, Przewłocki T.

Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 2006 Mar-Apr;54(2):121-35. Epub 2006 Mar 28.

The migration of bone marrow-derived non-hematopoietic tissue-committed stem cells is regulated in an SDF-1-, HGF-, and LIF-dependent manner.

Kucia M, Wojakowski W, Reca R, Machalinski B, Gozdzik J, Majka M, Baran J, Ratajczak J, Ratajczak MZ.

LEUKEMIA 20; 1: 18-28 2006

Cells enriched in markers of neural tissue-committed stem cells reside in the bone marrow and are mobilized into the peripheral blood following stroke.

Kucia M; Zhang YP; Reca R.

EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL 2006 27; 3: 283-289.

Mobilization of CD34(+), CD117(+), CXCR4(+), c-met(+) stem cells is correlated with left ventricular ejection fraction and plasma NT-proBNP levels in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

Wojakowski W; Tendera M; Zebzda A

LEUKEMIA 2006: 20; 5: 857-869

A population of very small embryonic-like (VSEL) CXCR4(+)SSEA-1(+)Oct-4(+) stem cells identified in adult bone marrow.

Kucia M; Reca R; Campbell FR.

Leukemia, in press

BCR-ABL-positive cells secrete angiogenic factors including matrix metalloproteinases and stimulate angiogenesis in vivo in matrigel implants.

Janowska-Wieczorek A., Majka M., Marquez L.A., Turner A.R., Ratajczak M.Z.

Exp. Hematol. in press

Thrombopoietin but not cytokines binding to gp130 protein-coupled receptors activates MAPK p42/44, AKT and STAT proteins in normal human CD34+ cells, megakaryocytes and platelets.

Majka M., Ratajczak J., Vilair G., Janowska-Wieczorek A., Ratajczak M.Z.

Exp. Hematol., 30: 450-459, 2002

Platelet-dirived microparticles stimulate proliferation, survival, adhesion, and chemotaxis of hematopoietic cells.

Baj-Krzyworzeka M., Majka M., Pratico D., Ratajczak J., Vilair G., Kijowski J., Reca R., Janowska-Wieczorek A., Ratajczak M.Z.

Eur. J. Haematol. 67:1-12

New T-lymphocytic cell lines for studying cell infectability by human immunodeficiency virus.

Rozmyslowicz T, Kijowski J, Conover D.O., Majka M, Baj-Krzyworzeka M, Reca R, Libura J.J., Gaulton G.N., Ratajczak M.Z.

Br. J. Haematol. 115:195-204.

Biologikal significance of MAPK, AKT and JAK-STAT protein activation by various erythropoietin factors in normal human early erythroid cells.

Ratajczak J, Majka M, Kijowski J, Baj-Krzyworzeka M, Zhing K. P, Marquez L. A., Janowska-Wieczorek A, Ratajczak M.Z.

Blood 98:3143-3149.

Platelet-derived microparticles bind to hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells and enhance their engraftment.

. Janowska-Wieczorek A. Majka M. Kijowski J. Baj-Krzyworzeka M. Reca R. Turner AR. Ratajczak J. Emerson SG. Kowalska MA. Ratajczak MZ.

Histochem. Cytobiol. 39(3):235-244, 2001

Biological significance of chemokine receptor expression by normal human megakaryoblasts.

Majka M., Ratajczak J., Baj-Krzyworzeka M., Kijowski J., Reca R., Kubiczek K., Ratajczak M.Z.

Stem Cells,19(5):453-466, 2001.

The SDF-1-CXCR4 axis stimulates VEGF secretion and activates integrins but does not affect proliferation and survival in lymphohematopoietic cells.

Kijowski J., Baj-Krzyworzeka M., Majka M., Reca R., Marquez L.A., Christifidou-Solomidou M., Janowska-Wieczorek A., Ratajczak M.Z.