Name: Marijana Kosanic

Country: Serbia and Montenegro

Affiliation:

University of Kragujevac,
Department of Biology and Ecology,
Kragujevac.

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University of Kragujevac, Department of Biology and Ecology, Kragujevac.

Research Interests:

Mycology, Lichenology, Biotechnology, Secondary Metabolites, Food Science.

Biography:

  • Dr. Marijana Kosanić is a assistant professor since 2014 at the Institute of Biology and Ecology, University of Kragujevac, Republic of Serbia. 
  • She published more than 50 scientific papers, mostly in well-known international journals with an impact factor and several chapters in the prestigious international monographs. 
  • She is the participant a large number of projects of national and international importance and was a reviewer of many scientific papers in international journals.

Publications:

  1. Rankovic B., Kosanic M. Lichens as a Potential Source of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites. In: Ranković B., editor Lichen Secondary Metabolites Bioactive Properties and Pharmaceutical Potential. Springer International Publishing Switzerland; 2015. p. 1-26.
  2. Bioactivity of Edible Mushroom Agaricus Campestris
  3. Evaluation of metal contents and bioactivity of two edible mushrooms Agaricus campestris and Boletus edulis.
  4. Synthesis, characterization, biological activity, DNA and BSA binding study: Novel copper(II) complexes with 2-hydroxy-4-aryl-4-oxo-2-butenoate.
  5. Phytochemical study and antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticancer activities of Melanelia subaurifera and Melanelia fuliginosa lichens.
  6. Biopharmaceutical Potential of Two Ramalina Lichens and their Metabolites.
  7. HPLC analisis and antimicrobial activity of biologically active compounds isolated from lichens Hypogymnia physodes.
  8. Bioactive constituent from lichens.
  9. Evaluation of metal concentration and antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticancer potentials of two edible mushrooms Lactarius deliciosus and Macrolepiota procera.
  10. Biological potential of marine macroalgae of the genus Cystoseira.
  11. Lasallia pustulata lichen as possible natural antigenotoxic, antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticancer agent.
  12. Kosanić M., Ranković B. Lichen Secondary Metabolites as Potential Antibiotic Agents. In: Ranković B., editor. Lichen Secondary Metabolites Bioactive Properties and Pharmaceutical Potential. Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 81-104.