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Nikolai Scherbak

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Science and Technology


Phone: +46 19 302166

Room: B2319

Nikolai Scherbak
Research subject Research environments

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Articles in journals |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Blanc, M. , Antczak, P. , Cousin, X. , Grunau, C. , Scherbak, N. , Rüegg, J. & Keiter, S. (2021). The insecticide permethrin induces transgenerational behavioral changes linked to transcriptomic and epigenetic alterations in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Science of the Total Environment, 779.
Romanenko, P. , Vinogradova, O. , Romanenko, E. , Mikhailyuk, T. , Babenko, L. , Ivannikov, R. & Scherbak, N. (2020). Morphological and Molecular Characterization of the Representative of Brasilonema (Scytonemataceae, Cyanoprokaryota) from the Tropical Greenhouse in Kiev (Ukraine). International Journal of Algae, 22 (2), 103-122.
Blanc, M. , Cormier, B. , Hyötyläinen, T. , Krauss, M. , Scherbak, N. , Cousin, X. & Keiter, S. (2020). Multi- and transgenerational effects following early-life exposure of zebrafish to permethrin and coumarin 47: Impact on growth, fertility, behavior and lipid metabolism. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 205.
Chavan, S. , Scherbak, N. , Engwall, M. & Repsilber, D. (2020). Predicting Chemical-Induced Liver Toxicity Using High-Content Imaging Phenotypes and Chemical Descriptors: A Random Forest Approach. Chemical Research in Toxicology, 33 (9), 2261-2275.
Geng, D. , Musse, A. A. , Wigh, V. , Carlsson, C. , Engwall, M. , Oresic, M. , Scherbak, N. & Hyötyläinen, T. (2019). Effect of perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) on the liver lipid metabolism of the developing chicken embryo. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 170, 691-698.
Jacobsen, A. V. , Nordén, M. , Engwall, M. & Scherbak, N. (2018). Effects of perfluorooctane sulfonate on genes controlling hepatic fatty acid metabolism in livers of chicken embryos. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25 (23), 23074-23081.
Delbro, D. , Hallsberg, L. , Peeker, R. , Scherbak, N. , Fall, M. & Godtman, R. A. (2018). The extracellular matrix-degrading protein ADAMTS5 is expressed in the nuclei of urothelial cells in healthy rats. Scandinavian journal of urology, 52 (2), 139-142.
Khalaf, H. , Nakka, S. S. , Sandén, C. , Svärd, A. , Hultenby, K. , Scherbak, N. , Aili, D. & Bengtsson, T. (2016). Antibacterial effects of Lactobacillus and bacteriocin PLNC8 αβ on the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis. BMC Microbiology, 16 (1).
Krivospitskaya, O. , Elmabsout, A. A. , Sundman, E. , Söderström, L. A. , Ovchinnikova, O. , Gidlöf, A. C. , Scherbak, N. , Norata, G. D. & et al. (2012). A CYP26B1 polymorphism enhances retinoic acid catabolism and may aggravate atherosclerosis. Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass. Print), 18 (1), 712-718.
Karlsson, M. , Scherbak, N. , Khalaf, H. , Olsson, P. & Jass, J. (2012). Substances released from probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 potentiate NF-κB activity in Escherichia coli-stimulated urinary bladder cells. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 66 (2), 147-156.
Scherbak, N. , Ala-Häiväla, A. , Brosché, M. , Böwer, N. , Strid, H. , Gittins, J. R. , Grahn, E. M. , Eriksson, L. A. & et al. (2011). The pea SAD short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase: quinone reduction, tissue distribution, and heterologous expression. Plant Physiology, 155 (4), 1839-1850.
Scherbak, N. , Brosché, M. , Ala-Häivälä, A. , Strid, H. , Öhrfelt, A. , Nilsson, F. & Strid, Å. (2009). Expression of Pisum sativum SAD polypeptides in production hosts and in planta: Tetrameric organization of the protein. Protein Expression and Purification, 63 (1), 18-25.
Lindh, I. , Kalbina, I. , Hedberg, S. T. , Scherbak, N. , Sävenstrand, H. , Bråve, A. , Hinkula, J. , Strid, Å. & et al. (2008). Feeding of mice with Arabidopsis thaliana expressing the HIV-1 subtype C p24 antigen gives rise to systemic immune responses. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS), 116 (11), 985-994.
Hossain, M. S. , Larsson, A. , Scherbak, N. , Olsson, P. & Orban, L. (2008). Zebrafish androgen receptor: isolation, molecular, and biochemical characterization. Biology of Reproduction, 78 (2), 361-369.
Scherbak, N. , Strid, Å. & Eriksson, L. A. (2005). Non-enzymatic oxidation of NADH by quinones. Chemical Physics Letters, 414 (1-3), 243-247.

Conference papers

Karlsson, M. , Lam, S. , Scherbak, N. & Jass, J. (2010). Released substances from lactobacilli influence immune responses in human epithelial cells. In: Fragiskos Kolisis, Nikolaos Venizelos, Abstracts of the 3rd Swedish-Hellenic Life Sciences Research Conference, Athens, March 25-27, 2010. Paper presented at The 3rd Swedish-Hellenic Life Sciences Research Conference, Athens, March 25-27, 2010 (pp. 367-368).

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Scherbak, N. (2005). Characterization of stress-inducible short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) in plants: study of a novel small protein family from Pisum sativum (pea). (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro universitetsbibliotek.


Khalaf, H. , Nakka, S. S. , Sandén, C. , Svärd, A. , Hultenby, K. , Scherbak, N. , Aili, D. & Bengtsson, T. Antibacterial effects of lactobacillus and bacteriocin NC8 αβ on the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis.
Scherbak, N. , Brosché, M. , Ala-Häivälä, A. , Olsson, A. , Enroth, C. , Eriksson, L. A. , Nilsson, F. & Strid, Å. Plant SAD proteins : characterization of the tetrameric Pisum sativum protein.
Blanc, M. , Antczak, P. , Cousin, X. , Grunau, C. , Scherbak, N. , Rüegg, J. & Keiter, S. Transgenerational behavioral, transcriptomic, and epigenetic changes in brain after early-life exposure of F0 zebrafish to permethrin.