Dr. Dusan   Lazar

Dr. Dusan Lazar

Senior Researcher
Palacky University, Czech Republic


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biophysics from Palacky University, Czech Republic

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Cell Culture
62%
Photosynthesis
90%
Plant Biology
75%
Chlorophyll
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Lyu, H. and D. Lazar, 2016. Modeling the light-induced electric potential difference (ΔΨ), the pH difference (ΔpH) and the proton motive force across the thylakoid membrane in C3 leaves. J. Theor. Biol., 413: 11-23.
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  2. Barankova, B., D. Lazar and J. Naus, 2016. Analysis of the effect of chloroplast arrangement on optical properties of green tobacco leaves. Remote Sens. Environ., 174: 181-196.
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  3. Humplik, J.F., D. Lazar, T. Furst, A. Husickova, M. Hybl and L. Spichal, 2015. Automated integrative high-throughput phenotyping of plant shoots: A case study of the cold-tolerance of pea (Pisum sativum L.). Plant Methods, Vol. 11. 10.1186/s13007-015-0063-9.
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  4. Lazar, D., S.J. Murch, M.J. Beilby and S. Al Khazaaly, 2013. Exogenous melatonin affects photosynthesis in characeae Chara australis. Plant Signaling Behav., Vol. 8. 10.4161/psb.23279.
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  5. Lazar, D., 2013. Simulations show that a small part of variable chlorophyll a fluorescence originates in photosystem I and contributes to overall fluorescence rise. J. Theor. Biol., 335: 249-264.
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  6. Alami, M., D. Lazar and B.R. Green, 2012. The harmful alga Aureococcus anophagefferens utilizes 19'-butanoyloxyfucoxanthin as well as xanthophyll cycle carotenoids in acclimating to higher light intensities. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, Bioenerg., 1817: 1557-1564.
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  7. Safranek, D., J. Cerveny, M. Klement, J. Pospisilova, L. Brim, D. Lazar and L. Nedbal, 2011. E-photosynthesis: Web-based platform for modeling of complex photosynthetic processes. Biosyst., 103: 115-124.
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  8. Frolec, J., J. Rebicek, D. Lazar and J. Naus, 2010. Impact of two different types of heat stress on chloroplast movement and fluorescence signal of tobacco leaves. Plant Cell Rep., 29: 705-714.
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  9. Lazar, D., 2009. Modelling of light-induced chlorophyll a fluorescence rise (O-J-I-P transient) and changes in 820 nm-transmittance signal of photosynthesis. Photosynthetica, 47: 483-498.
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  10. Lazar, D. and J. Jablonsky, 2009. On the approaches applied in formulation of a kinetic model of photosystem II: Different approaches lead to different simulations of the chlorophyll a fluorescence transients. J. Theor. Biol., 257: 260-269.
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  11. Lazar, D. and J. Jablonsky, 2008. Response to kinetic models of photosystem II should incorporate a role for QB-nonreducing reaction centers. Biophys. J., 95: 3115-3116.
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  12. Jablonsky, J., P. Susila and D. Lazar, 2008. Impact of dimeric organization of enzyme on its function: The case of photosynthetic water splitting. Bioinf., 24: 2755-2759.
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  13. Jablonsky, J. and D. Lazar, 2008. Evidence for intermediate S-states as initial phase in the process of oxygen-evolving complex oxidation. Biophys. J., 94: 2725-2736.
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  14. Lazar, D., P. Susila and J. Naus, 2006. Early detection of plant stress from changes in distributions of chlorophyll a fluorescence parameters measured with fluorescence imaging. J. Fluoresc., 16: 173-176.
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  15. Lazar, D., R. Kana, T. Klinkovsky and J. Naus, 2005. Experimental and theoretical study on high temperature induced changes in chlorophyll a fluorescence oscillations in barley leaves upon 2% CO2. Photosynthetica, 43: 13-27.
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  16. Lazar, D., P. Ilik, J. Kruk, K. Strzalka and J. Naus, 2005. A theoretical study on effect of the initial redox state of cytochrome b559 on maximal chlorophyll fluorescence level (FM): Implications for photoinhibition of photosystem II. J. Theor. Biol., 233: 287-300.
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  17. Susila, P., D. Lazar, P. Ilik, P. Tomek and J. Naus, 2004. The gradient of exciting radiation within a sample affects the relative height of steps in the fast chlorophyll a fluorescence rise. Photosynthetica, 42: 161-172.
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  18. Kouril, R., D. Lazar, P. Ilik, J. Skotnica, P. Krchnak and J. Naus, 2004. High-temperature induced chlorophyll fluorescence rise in plants at 40-50°C: Experimental and theoretical approach. Photosynth. Res., 81: 49-66.
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  19. Kana, R., M. Spundova, P. Ilik, D. Lazar and K. Klem et al., 2004. Effect of herbicide clomazone on photosynthetic processes in primary barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) leaves. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol., 78: 161-170.
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  20. Tomek, P., P. Ilik, D. Lazar, M. Stroch and J. Naus, 2003. On the determination of Q B-non-reducing photosystem II centers from chlorophyll a fluorescence induction. Plant Sci., 164: 665-670.
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  21. Lazar, D., 2003. Chlorophyll a fluorescence rise induced by high light illumination of dark-adapted plant tissue studied by means of a model of photosystem II and considering photosystem II heterogeneity. J. Theor. Biol., 220: 469-503.
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  22. Kouril, R., D. Lazar, H. Lee, J. Jo and J. Naus, 2003. Moderately elevated temperature eliminates resistance of rice plants with enhanced expression of glutathione reductase to intensive photooxidative stress. Photosynthetica, 41: 571-578.
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  23. Kana, R., D. Lazar, O. Prasil and J. Naus, 2002. Experimental and theoretical studies on the excess capacity of Photosystem II. Photosynth. Res., 72: 271-284.
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  24. Tomek, P., D. Lazar, P. Ilik and J. Naus, 2001. Research note: On the intermediate steps between the O and P steps in chlorophyll a fluorescence rise measured at different intensities of exciting light. Funct. Plant Biol., 28: 1151-1160.
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  25. Lazar, D., P. Tomek, P. Ilik and J. Naus, 2001. Determination of the antenna heterogeneity of photosystem II by direct simultaneous fitting of several fluorescence rise curves measured with DCMU at different light intensities. Photosynth. Res., 68: 247-257.
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  26. Skotnica, J., M. Matouskova, J. Naus, D. Lazar and L. Dvooak, 2000. Thermoluminescence and fluorescence study of changes in Photosystem II photochemistry in desiccating barley leaves. Photosynth. Res., 65: 29-40.
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