Recent Submissions

  • Zinc and nano-ZnO – influence on living organisms 

    Mielcarz-Skalska, Lidia (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2017)
    The use of zinc is very common in many industries. The multitude of advantages, and capabilities make use of different forms of penetration of zinc into the environment. Due to its ability to migrate, zinc is also accumulated ...
  • In vitro anti-adherence effect of probiotic Lactobacillus strains on human enteropathogens 

    Nowak, Adriana; Motyl, Ilona (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2017)
    Probiotic bacteria possess great potential for producing antimicrobial substances that inhibit and control pathogenic bacteria in the human gastrointestinal tract. The aim of this study was to determine the anti-adherence ...
  • Plant biomass degradation supported by non-enzymatic proteins 

    Madaj, Rafał; Kalinowska, Halina; Sobiecka, Elżbieta (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwo Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2017)
    Lignocellulosic biomass, rich in potential carbon sources and value added products, has been intensively investigated in scope of its costefficient and effective decomposition. Many methods were developed, physicochemical ...
  • Laccases – enzymes with an unlimited potential 

    Szczęsna-Antczak, Mirosława (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwo Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2017)
    Laccases (EC 1.10.3.2) are among the few enzymes, the history of which dates back to the 19th century. These oxidoreductases are present in almost all known fungi, some species of higher plants and insects. Moreover, ...
  • Extremophilic and modified aminotransferases as a versatile tool for the synthesis of optically pure building blocks for pharmaceutical industry 

    Szmejda, Klaudia; Florczak, Tomasz; Jodłowska, Iga; Turkiewicz, Marianna (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwo Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2017)
    Considerable progress has been made in the past few years with industrial use of essential key intermediates for chemical and pharmaceutical industry. The increasing demand for obtaining chiral drugs in enantiomerically ...
  • The efficiency of macrophytes for heavy metals removal from water 

    Materac, Milena (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwo Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2017)
    Nowadays heavy metals pollution has become one of the most serious environmental problems. Advances in science and technology are leading to the degradation and contamination of aquatic environments. Pollution in aquatic ...
  • 5-hydroxymethylfurfural content in selected gluten- and gluten-free cereal food products 

    Mańkowska, Dorota; Majak, Iwona; Bartos, Adrian; Słowianek, Marta; Łącka, Agata; Leszczyńska, Joanna (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwo Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2017)
    5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) was determined with HPLC method in forty one food samples, including gluten-free, breakfast cereals and bakery products. The highest concentration of HMF was found in wheat bread with cranberries ...
  • Utilisation of nitrocompounds 

    Madaj, Rafał; Kalinowska, Halina; Sobiecka, Elżbieta (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    This paper is a review of methods of biological, chemical and physical utilisation of nitrocompounds, extremely toxic xenobiotics that are abundant in the biosphere and are recalcitrant to biodegradation. Due to their ...
  • The role of phenolic compounds in plant resistance 

    Kubalt, Kamila (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    Phenolic compounds are plant secondary metabolites playing important roles in plant resistance. Their chemical structure is based on at least one aromatic ring bonded to one or more hydroxyl groups. They are mainly ...
  • Modification of bacterial cellulose to scaffold-like structures applied in process engineering 

    Kaźmierczak, Marta; Olejnik, Tomasz P.; Ogrodowczyk, Dominika; Kołodziejczyk, Marek (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    Scaffolds are three-dimensional structures which provides necessary support for different cells’ vital functions. Although they are widely produced from different materials, most of them are not biodegradable. ...
  • Acid whey as a medium for cultivation of conventional and non-conventional yeasts 

    Dudkiewicz, Marta; Berlowska, Joanna; Kregiel, Dorota (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the capacity of different yeast strains to grow on acid whey and assimilate different carbon sources. Twenty different yeasts (with GRAS status) were tested, sourced from the LOCK105 ...
  • Distribution of nitrogen compounds in important sections of sugar beets 

    Bąk, Paulina; Antczak-Chrobot, Aneta; Wojtczak, Maciej (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    In literature the beet is often described as consisting of the following technologically important sections: crown, root and tail. The aim of the study was to determine the distribution of nitrogen compounds in the ...
  • Economic analysis for biogas plant working at sugar factory 

    Ogrodowczyk, Dominika; Olejnik, Tomasz P.; Kaźmierczak, Marta; Brzeziński, Stanisław (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    Biogas is produced by the biological processes of anaerobic methane fermentation. It is a mixture of methane, carbon dioxide and trace amounts of other gases. By-products of the sugar industry are an efficient source of ...
  • Antioxidants as a defensive shield in thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) grown on the soil contaminated with heavy metals 

    Kubalt, Kamila; Leszczyńska, Joanna (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of excessive concentration of selected heavy metals - nickel, copper and zinc on aromatic plants Thymus vulgaris. The present work examines the concentration of ...
  • Anti-adhesion activity of mint (Mentha piperita L.) leaves extract against beverage spoilage bacteria Asaia spp. 

    Antolak, Hubert; Czyżowska, Agata; Kregiel, Dorota (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    The production of a functional beverage, supplemented with fruit flavourings meets the problem of microbiological contamination. The most frequent source of such spoilage is the bacteria from the relatively newly discovered ...
  • Wykorzystanie białek w charakterze napełniaczy materiałów elastomerowych. 

    Kurczewski, Michał; Żygo, Monika; Prochoń, Mirosława (Wydział Chemiczny, Politechnika ŁódzkaFaculty of Chemistry. Lodz University of Technology, 2016)
  • Wytwarzanie glikolu propylenowego z odpadów przemysłu cukrowniczego. 

    Binczarski, Michał; Berłowska, Joanna; Piotrowski, Jan (Wydział Chemiczny Politechniki ŁódzkiejFaculty of Chemistry, Lodz University of Technology, 2015)
  • Furfural produkowany z biomasy odpadowej jako cenny surowiec dla przemysłu chemicznego. 

    Modelska, Magdalena; Dziugan, Piotr (Wydział Chemiczny Politechniki ŁódzkiejFaculty of Chemistry, Lodz University of Technology, 2015)
  • The impact of the changes in surface properties of yeast biomass, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, on Pb2+ biosorption 

    Kordialik-Bogacka, Edyta; Diowksz, Anna (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    This study examines changes that occur in yeast cell surface properties during physical, chemical and mechanical treatment and their potential impact on the biomass uptake capacity for lead. As a result of biomass treatment, ...
  • Accumulation of metal ions in selected plants from Brassicaceae and Lamiaceae families 

    Szczodrowska, Agnieszka; Kubalt, Kamila; Smolińska, Beata; Leszczyńska, Joanna (Lodz University of Technology PressWydawnictwa Politechniki Łódzkiej, 2016)
    This paper examines the accumulation of metal ions from soil in selected edible plants belonging to the Brassicaceae and Lamiaceae families. The effect of metal ions on factors, such as growth and morphology are also ...

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