PUBLISHED PAPERS & BOOKS

2018

Moldovan OT, Kovac L, Halse S (2018) Preamble. In: Moldovan OT, Kovac L., Halse S. (eds) Cave Ecology. Springer International Publishing ISBN 978-3-319-98852-8

 

Howarth FG, Moldovan OT (2018) Where Cave Animals Live. In: Moldovan OT, Kovac L., Halse S. (eds) Cave Ecology. Springer International Publishing ISBN 978-3-319-98852-8

 

Howarth FG, Moldovan O.T. (2018) The Ecological Classification of Cave Animals and their Adaptations. In: Moldovan OT, Kovac L., Halse S. (eds) Cave Ecology. Springer International Publishing ISBN 978-3-319-98852-8

 

Moldovan OT (2018) Short Overview on the Aquatic Cave Fauna. In: Moldovan OT, Kovac L., Halse S. (eds) Cave Ecology. Springer International Publishing ISBN 978-3-319-98852-8

2019

Moldovan OT, Brad T (2019) Comment on “Assessing preservation priorities of caves and karst areas using the frequency of endemic cave-dwelling species” by Nitzu et al. (2018). International Journal of Speleology 47: 43-52. IF 1.13

 

Reboul G, Moreira D, Bertolino P, Hillebrand‐Voiculescu AMLópez‐García P (2019) Microbial eukaryotes in the suboxic chemosynthetic ecosystem of Movile Cave, Romania. Environmental Microbiology Reports 11(3): 464–473. IF 2.874

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Culver DC, Deharveng L, Ferreira RL, Fišer C, Galassi DMP, Griebler C, Halse S, Humphreys WF, Isaia M, Malard F, Martinez A, Moldovan OT, Niemiller ML, Pavlek M, Reboleira ASPS, Souza-Silva M, Teeling EC, Wynne JJ, Zagmajster M (2019) Scientists' Warning on the Conservation of Subterranean Ecosystems. BioScience 69: 641–650. IF 6.591

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Angyal D, Balázs G, Blick T, Brustel H, Carter J, Ćurčić S, Danflous S, Dányi L, Déjean S, Deltshev C, Elverici M, Fernández J, Gasparo F, Komnenov M, Komposch C, Kováč L, Kunt KB, Mock A, Moldovan OT, Naumova M, Pavlek M, Prieto CE, Ribera C, Rozwałka R, Růžička V, Vargovitsh RS, Zaenker S, Isaia M (2019) Local- versus broad-scale environmental drivers of continental β-diversity patterns in subterranean spider communities across Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286: https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1579. IF 4.304

Bercea S, Năstase-Bucur R, Moldovan OT, Kenesz M, Constantin S (2019) Yearly microbial cycle of human exposed surfaces in show caves. Subterranean Biology 31: 1-14. BDI

Robu M, Wynn J, Puşcaş CM, Meleg IN, Martin JE, Constantin S (2019) Palaeoecology and palaeoclimatic context of Romanian Carpathian MIS 3 cave bears using stable isotopes (δ13C and δ18O). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 534 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109288. IF 2.833

 

Borko Š, Collette M, Brad T, Zakšek V, Flot J-F, Vaxevanopoulos M, Sarbu SM, Fišer C. (2019) Amphipods in a Greek cave with sulphidic and non-sulphidic water: phylogenetically clustered and ecologically divergent. Systematics and Biodiversity 17:6, 558-572. IF 1.953

Ionescu M (2019) Clinical Implication of Carbapenem Resistance Determinants of Environmental Microorganisms. In: Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 141, Leon V. Berhardt (Editor), Nova Science Publisher.

Silaghi CN, Ilyés T, Filip VP, Farcaș M, van Ballegooijen AJ, Crăciun AM (2019) Vitamin K Dependent Proteins in Kidney Disease. Int J Mol Sci. 29;20(7). IF 4.183

 

Ionescu M (2019) Adenylate Kinase: A Ubiquitous Enzyme Correlated with Medical Conditions. Protein Journal, 38: 120-133. IF 1.029

 

2020

Damian L, Zmarandache CD, Vele P, Albu A, Belizna C, Crăciun A (2020) Osteogenesis imperfecta and rheumatoid arthritis: is there a link? Archives of Osteoporosis, 15: 40. IF 2.387

Moldovan OT, Iepure S, Brad T, Kenesz M, Mirea IC, Năstase-Bucur R (2020) Database of Romanian cave invertebrates with a Red List of cave species and a list of hotspot/coldspot caves. Biodiversity Data Journal 8: e53571. IF 1.331

Moldovan OT,  Bercea S, Năstase-Bucur R, Constantin S, Kenesz M, Mirea IC, Petculescu A, Robu M, Arghir RA. (2020) Management of water bodies in show caves – A microbial approach. Tourism Management, 78, 104037 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2019.104037 IF 7.432

Baca M, Popović D, Baca K, Lemanik A, Doan K, Horáček I, López-García JM, Bañuls-Cardona S, Pazonyi P, Desclaux E, Crégut-Bonnoure E, Berto C, Mauch Lenardić J, Miękina B, Murelaga X, Cuenca-Bescós G, Krajcarz M, Marković Z, Petculescu A, Wilczyński J, Vlasta Knul M, Stewart JR, Nadachowski A (2020) Diverse responses of common vole (Microtus arvalis) populations to Late Glacial and Early Holocene climate changes – Evidence from ancient DNA. Quaternary Science Reviews, 233, 106239 IF 4.641

Vasile S, Kovalchuk O, Petculescu A, Venczel M (2020) Early Pleistocene freshwater fishes of Copăceni (Dacian Basin, southern Romania). Palaeontologia Electronica, 23(1):a02. IF 1.410

Moldovan, OTIepure S, Brad T, Kenesz M, Mirea IC, Năstase-Bucur R (2020) Database of Romanian cave invertebrates with a Red List of cave species and a list of hotspot/coldspot caves, v4, Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9ghx3fff9

Măntoiu, D.Ş., Kravchenko, K., Lehnert, L.S.  Vlaschenko A., Moldovan O.T., Mirea I.C., Stanciu R.C., Zaharia R., Popescu-Mirceni R., Nistorescu M.C., Voigt C.C. (2020) Wildlife and infrastructure: impact of wind turbines on bats in the Black Sea coast region. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 66, 44. IF 1.381

Mirea I-C, Robu M, Petculescu A, Kenesz M, Faur L, Arghir R, Tecsa V, Timar-Gabor A, Roban RD, Panaiotu CG, Sharifi A, Pourmand A, Codrea VA, Constantin S (2020) Last deglaciation flooding events in the Southern Carpathians as revealed by the study of cave deposits from Muierilor Cave, Romania. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecologyhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110084. IF 2.833

Silaghi CN, Ilyés T, van Ballegooijen AJ, Crăciun AM. Calciprotein Particles and Serum Calcification Propensity: Hallmarks of Vascular Calcifications in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. J Clin Med. 2020 Apr 29;9(5):1287. doi: 10.3390/jcm9051287. IF= 3.303

 

Gheorghe SR, Tătăranu LG, Dricu A, Silaghi CN, Vermeer C, Crăciun AM. (2020) Matrix gla protein in meningiomas: an immunohistochemical study. Revista de Chimie 71(3): 425-432. IF=1.755

Ionescu MI. Molecular docking investigation of the amantadine binding to the enzymes upregulated or downregulated in Parkinson’s disease ( 2020) ADMET and DMPK 8, 149-175. 

Andrei, A.-Ș. Bulzu. P.-A., Banciu, H.L. (2020) Blossoms of rot: microbial diversity of saline sapropels. In: Extremophiles as Astrobiological Models. J. Seckbach and H. Stan-Lotter  (eds), Series Astrobiology Perspectives on Life of the Universe (Series editors R. Gordon and J. Seckbach), Wiley-Scivener, Beverly, MA, USA, ISBN 978-1119591689, pp.45-82 

2021

Constantin S, Mirea IC, Petculescu A, Arghir RA, Măntoiu DȘ, Kenesz M, Robu M, Moldovan OT. Monitoring Human Impact in Show Caves. A Study of Four Romanian Caves. Sustainability. 2021; 13(4):1619. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13041619 IF 3.251

Brad T, Iepure S, Sarbu SM. The Chemoautotrophically Based Movile Cave Groundwater Ecosystem, a Hotspot of Subterranean Biodiversity. Diversity 2021; 13(3):128. IF 1.402.

Hajdinjak M, Mafessoni F, Skov L, Vernot B, Hübner A, Fu Q, Essel E, Nagel S, Nickel B, Richter J, Moldovan OT, Constantin S, Endarova E, Zahariev N, Spasov R, Welker F, Smith GM, Sinet-Mathiot V, Paskulin L, Fewlass H, Talamo S, Rezek Z, Sirakova S, Sirakov N, McPherron SP, Tsanova T, Hublin J-J, Peter BM, Meyer M, Skoglund P, Kelso J, Pääbo S. (2021)​ Initial Upper Palaeolithic humans in Europe had recent Neanderthal ancestry. Nature 592, 253–257. IF 42.779

Feher R, Voiculescu M, Chiroiu P, Perșoiu A (2021) The stable isotope composition of hoarfrost, Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, DOI: 10.1080/10256016.2021.1917567IF 1.652

Angyus SB, Levei E, Petreus D, Etz R, Covaci E, Moldovan OT, Ponta M, Darvasi E, Frentiu T. Simultaneous Determination of As, Bi, Sb, Se, Te, Hg, Pb and Sn by Small-Sized Electrothermal Vaporization Capacitively Coupled Plasma Microtorch Optical Emission Spectrometry Using Direct Liquid Microsampling. Molecules. 2021; 26(9):2642. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26092642. IF 3.267

Gînguță A, Rusu I, Mircea C, Ioniță A, Banciu HL, Kelemen B. Mitochondrial DNA Profiles of Individuals from a 12th Century Necropolis in Feldioara (Transylvania). Genes. 2021; 12(3):436.  https://doi.org/10.3390/genes12030436. IF 3.759

Perşoiu, A., Buzjak, N., Onaca, A., Pennos, C., Sotiriadis, Y., Ionita, M., Zachariadis, S., Styllas, M., Kosutnik, J., Hegyi, A., and Butorac, V.: Record summer rains in 2019 led to massive loss of surface and cave ice in SE Europe, The Cryosphere, 15, 2383–2399, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2383-2021, 2021. IF 4.713

Cristea, A., Pustan, M., Bîrleanu, C., Dudescu, C., Floare CG, Tripon A-M, Banciu HL.​ Mechanical Evaluation of Solvent Casted Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) Films Derived from the Storage Polyesters Produced by Halomonas elongata DSM 2581T. J Polym Environ (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-021-02204-4. IF 2.572

Sitar C, Barbu-Tudoran L, Moldovan OT. 2021. Morphological and Micromorphological Description of the Larvae of Two Endemic Species of Duvalius (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Trechini). Biology 10, no. 7: 627. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10070627 IF 5.079.

Török AI, Moldovan A, Levei EA, Cadar O, Tănăselia C, Moldovan OT. Assessment of Lithium, Macro- and Microelements in Water, Soil and Plant Samples from Karst Areas in Romania. Materials. 2021; 14(14):4002. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14144002. IF 3.623

Baricz, A., Levei, E.A., Șenilă, M., Cîntă Pînzaru, S., Aluaş, M., Vulpoi, A., Filip, C., Tripon, C., Dădârlat, D., Buda, D.M., Dulf, F.V., Pintea, A., Cristea, A., Muntean, V., Keresztes, Z.G., Alexe, A., Banciu, H.L. (2021). Comprehensive mineralogical and physicochemical characterization of recent sapropels from Romanian saline lakes for potential use in pelotherapy. Sci Rep 11, 18633. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-97904-1. IF 4.379

Weber D, Brad T, Stoch F, Flot J-F (2021) Rediscovery and redescription of Niphargus enslini Karaman, 1932 (Amphipoda, Niphargidae) in southern Germany. Subterranean Biology 40: 65-89. https://doi.org/10.3897/subtbiol.40.73017 IF 1.690

Torok AI, Levei EA, Constantin S, Moldovan OT, Senila M, Cadar O, Casoni D, Angyus SB, Tanaselia C, Covaci E, Frentiu T. Application of Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometric Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analysis in the Hydrogeochemical Profiling of Caves—Case Study Cloșani, Romania. Molecules. 2021; 26(22):6788. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26226788. IF 4.411

Silaghi CN, Farcas M, Craciun AM. (2021) Sirtuin 3 (SIRT3) Pathways in Age-Related Cardiovascular and Neurodegenerative Diseases. Biomedicines 9(11):1574 IF= 6.081

Crintea A, Dutu AG, Samasca G, Florian A, Lupan I, Craciun AM. (2021) The Nanosystems Involved in Treating Lung Cancer. Life 11(7):682 IF= 3.817

Gheorghe SR, Marian C, Tataranu L, Dricu A, Vermeer C, Silaghi CN, Craciun AM. (2021) The Expression of miR-155-5p and Local Matrix Gla Protein in Meningiomas. Revista Romana de Medicina de Laborator 29(3):299-306. IF= 1.027

Iacob, G.M.; Craioveanu, C.; Hula, V.; Aurelian, V.M.; Beldean, M.; Sitar, C. Improving the Knowledge on Distribution, Food Preferences and DNA Barcoding of Natura 2000 Protected Species Paracossulus thrips (Lepidoptera, Cossidae) in Romania. Insects 2021, 12, 1087. IF 2.679

2022

Gheorghe, SR;  Vermeer, C; Olteanu, G;  Silaghi, CN; Crăciun, AM (2021) The  Active Isoforms of MGP Are  Expressed in Healthy and Varicose Veins without Calcification. J. Clin. Med. 2021, 10, 5896. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10245896 IF=4.242

Terhune CA, Gaudin T, Curran S, Petculescu A (2021) The youngest pangolin (Mammalia, Pholidota) from Europe, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2021.1990075 IF=1.931

Iepure S, Bădăluţă C-A, Moldovan OT (2021) An annotated checklist of groundwater Cyclopoida and Harpacticoida (Crustacea, Copepoda) from Romania with notes on their distribution and ecology. Subterranean Biology 41: 87-108. https://doi.org/10.3897/subtbiol.41.72542 IF 1.69

Ionescu MI, Neagoe DȘ, Crăciun AM, Moldovan OT. The Gram-Negative Bacilli Isolated from Caves—Sphingomonas paucimobilis and Hafnia alvei and a Review of Their Involvement in Human Infections. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022; 19(4):2324. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19042324 IF 3.390

Haliuc A., Bonk A., Longman J., Hutchinson S.M., Zak M., Veres D., 2022. Challenges in interpreting geochemical data: an appraisal of analytical techniques applied to a karstic lake sediment record. Water, 14 (5), 806. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/14/5/806 IF 3.103

Mammola S, Meierhofer MB,  Borges PAV, ..., Moldovan OT, ..., Cardoso P. ​Towards evidence-based conservation of subterranean ecosystems. Biological Reviews, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12851 IF 12.820

Sarbu, S.; Brad, T.; Chauveau, C.; Flot, J.; Galdenzi, S.; Galassi, D.; Gentile, G.; Iepure, S.; Jones, D.; Martin, P.; Montanari, A.; Stoch, F. Biodiversity in the Sulfidic Sections of the Frasassi Caves, Italy, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Diversity (IECD 2022)—New Insights into the Biodiversity of Plants, Animals and Microbes, 15–31 March 2022, MDPI: Basel, Switzerland, doi:10.3390/IECD2022-12384

Moldovan OT, Miko L, Panaiotu C, Roban RD, Gąsiorowski M, Hercman H, Orza R, Kenesz M, Mirea IC, Petculescu A, Robu M, Constantin S. Small Human Population Drastic Impact, as Inferred From Multi-Proxies of a Temporary Carpathian Lake. Frontiers in Earth Science 10, 2022, DOI=10.3389/feart.2022.856685 IF 3.498

Brad T, Bizic M, Ionescu D, Chiriac CM, Kenesz M, Roba C, Ionescu A, Fekete A, Mirea IC, Moldovan OT. Potential for Natural Attenuation of Domestic and Agricultural Pollution in Karst Groundwater Environments. Water. 2022; 14(10):1597. https://doi.org/10.3390/w14101597 IF 3.103

Haidău C, Năstase-Bucur R, Bulzu P, Levei E, Cadar O, Mirea IC, Faur L, Fruth V, Atkinson I, Constantin S, Moldovan OT. A 16S rRNA Gene-Based Metabarcoding of Phosphate-Rich Deposits in Muierilor Cave, South-Western Carpathians. Frontiers in Microbiology 13, 2022, 10.3389/fmicb.2022.877481 IF 5.64