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Selected publications

  1. Uzelac, L; Škalamera, Đ; Mlinarić-Majerski, K; Basarić, N*; Kralj, M*. Selective photocytotoxicity of anthrols on cancer stem-like cells: the effect of quinone methides or reactive oxygen species. Eur J Med Chem, 137 (2017) 558-574.
  2. Kralj, M*; Uzelac, L; Wang, Yu-H; Wan, P; Tireli, M; Mlinarić-Majerski, K; Piantanida, I; Basarić, N*. Enhancement of antiproliferative activity by phototautomerization of anthrylphenols. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. (2015) 14:1082-1092.
  3. Basarić, N; Mlinarić-Majerski, K; Kralj, M. Quinone methides: photochemical generation and its application in biomedicine. Current Organic Chemistry. (2014) 18; 3-18.
  4. Levatić, J; Ćurak, J; Kralj, M; Šmuc, T; Osmak, M; Supek, F. Accurate Models for P-gp Drug Recognition Induced from a Cancer Cell Line Cytotoxicity Screen. J Med Chem. 56 (2013) 5691-5708.
  5. Perin, N; Martin Kleiner, I; Nhili, R; Laine, W; David-Cordonnier, M-H; Vugrek, O; Karminski-Zamola, G; Kralj, M*; Hranjec, M*. Biological activity and DNA binding studies of 2-substituted benzimidazo[1, 2-a]quinolines bearing different amino side chains. MedChemComm. 4 (2013) 1537-1550.
  6. Perin, N; Uzelac, L; Piantanida, I; Karminski-Zamola, G; Kralj, M*; Hranjec, M*. Novel biologically active nitro and amino substituted benzimidazo[1, 2-a]quinolines. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 19 (2011) 6329-6339.
  7. Ester K*, Supek F, Majsec K, Marjanović M, Lembo D, Donalisio M, Smuc T, Jarak I, Karminski-Zamola G, Kralj M. Putative mechanisms of antitumor activity of cyano-substituted heteroaryles in HeLa cells. Invest new drug. (2011) 30 (2012) 450-467.
  8. Supek, F; Šumanovac Ramljak, T; Marjanović, M; Buljubašić, M; Kragol, G; Ilić, Na; Šmuc, T; Zahradka, D; Mlinarić-Majerski, K*; Kralj, M*. Could LogP be a principal determinant of biological activity in 18-crown-6 ethers? Synthesis of biologically active adamantane-substituted diaza-crowns. Eur J Med Chem. 46 (2011) 3444-3454.
  9. Ester, K; Hranjec, M; Piantanida, I; Ćaleta, I; Ivana, J; Pavelić, K; Kralj, M*; Karminski-Zamola, G*. Novel Derivatives of Pyridyl-Benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxamides and Benzo[b]thieno[2, 3- c]naphthyridin-2-ones: Minor Structural Variations Provoke Major Differences of Antitumor Action Mechanisms. J Med Chem. 52:2482-2492 (2009).
  10. Ćaleta, I; Kralj, M*; Marjanović, M; Bertoša, B; Tomić, S; Pavlović, G; Pavelić, K; Karminski-Zamola, G*. Novel Cyano- and Amidino- Benzothiazole Derivatives: Synthesis, Antitumor Evaluation, X-ray and QSAR Analysis. J Med Chem. (2009) 52:1744-1756.
  11. Kraljević Pavelić S, Čačev, T, Kralj, M. A dual role of p21waf1/cip1 gene in apoptosis of HEp-2 treated with cisplatin or methotrexate. Cancer Gene Therapy. 15 (2008) 576-590.
  12. Kraljević Pavelić, S*; Marjanović, M*; Poznić, M; Kralj, M. Adenovirally-mediated p53 overexpression diversely influence the cell cycle of HEp-2 and CAL 27 cell lines upon cisplatin and methotrexate treatment. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. (2009) *-equal contribution
  13. Supek, F*;Kralj, M*;Marjanović, M; Šuman, L; Šmuc, T; Krizmanić, I; Žinić, B. Atypical cytostatic mechanism of N -1-sulfonylcytosine derivatives determined by in vitro screening and computational analysis. Invest New drugs. (2008) 26:97-110. * - equal contribution
  14. Kralj, M*; Tušek-Božić, Lj; Frkanec, L. Biomedical Potentials of Crown Ethers: Prospective Antitumor Agents.ChemMedChem. (2008) 3:1478-1492
  15. Hranjec, M; Piantanida, I; Kralj, M; Šuman, L; Pavelić, K; Karminski-Zamola, G. Novel amidino-substituted thienyl- and furyl-vinyl-benzimidazole derivatives and their photochemical conversion into corresponding diaza-cyclopenta[c]fluorenes. Synthesis, interactions with DNA and RNA and antitumor evaluation. Part 4. J Med Chem. (2008) 51:4899-4910.
  16. Marjanović M, Kralj M*, Supek F, Frkanec L, Piantanida I, Šmuc T, Tušek-Božić Lj. Antitumor potential of crown ethers: structure activity relationships, cell cycle disturbances and cell death studies of a series of ionophores. J Med Chem (2007) 50:1007-1018
  17. Hranjec, M; Kralj, M*; Piantanida, I; Sedić, M; Šuman, L; Pavelić, K; Karminski-Zamola, G*. Novel cyano- and amidino-substituted derivatives of styryl-2-benzimidazoles and benzimidazo[1, 2-a]quinolines. Synthesis, photochemical synthesis, DNA binding, and antitumor evaluation, part 3. J Med Chem. (2007) 50:5696.

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