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Contact Details

Email
ildiko.pecsi@otago.ac.nz
Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Qualifications
PhD
Research summary
Molecular microbiology

Research

Working in Professor Greg Cook's Laboratory. Areas of research include biochemistry, molecular microbiology, enzyme kinetics, structural and functional characterization of succinate and hydrogenase enzymes in mycobacteria

Publications

Pecsi, I., Hards, K., Ekanayaka, N., Berney, M., Hartman, T., Jacobs, Jr, W. R., & Cook, G. M. (2014). Essentiality of succinate dehydrogenase in Mycobacterium smegmatis and its role in the generation of the membrane potential under hypoxia. mBio, 5(4), e01093-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01093-14

Pecsi, I., Hirmondo, R., Brown, A. C., Lopata, A., Parish, T., Vertessy, B. G., & Tóth, J. (2012). The dUTPase enzyme is essential in Mycobacterium smegmatis. PLoS ONE, 7(5), e37461. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037461

Erdélyi, P., Borsos, É., Takács-Vellai, K., Kovács, T., Kovács, A. L., Sigmond, T., … Pécsi, I., … Vellai, T. (2011). Shared developmental roles and transcriptional control of autophagy and apoptosis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Cell Science, 124(9), 1510-1518. doi: 10.1242/jcs.080192

Pécsi, I., Szabó, J. E., Adams, S. D., Simon, I., Sellers, J. R., Vértessy, B. G., & Tóth, J. (2011). Nucleotide pyrophosphatase employs a P-loop-like motif to enhance catalytic power and NDP/NTP discrimination. PNAS, 108(35), 14437-14442. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1013872108

Pecsi, I., Leveles, I., Harmat, V., Vertessy, B. G., & Toth, J. (2010). Aromatic stacking between nucleobase and enzyme promotes phosphate ester hydrolysis in dUTPase. Nucleic Acids Research, 38(20), 7179-7186. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkq584

Pecsi, I., Hards, K., Ekanayaka, N., Berney, M., Hartman, T., Jacobs, Jr, W. R., & Cook, G. M. (2014). Essentiality of succinate dehydrogenase in Mycobacterium smegmatis and its role in the generation of the membrane potential under hypoxia. mBio, 5(4), e01093-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01093-14

Journal - Research Article

Pecsi, I., Hirmondo, R., Brown, A. C., Lopata, A., Parish, T., Vertessy, B. G., & Tóth, J. (2012). The dUTPase enzyme is essential in Mycobacterium smegmatis. PLoS ONE, 7(5), e37461. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037461

Journal - Research Article

Erdélyi, P., Borsos, É., Takács-Vellai, K., Kovács, T., Kovács, A. L., Sigmond, T., … Pécsi, I., … Vellai, T. (2011). Shared developmental roles and transcriptional control of autophagy and apoptosis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Cell Science, 124(9), 1510-1518. doi: 10.1242/jcs.080192

Journal - Research Article

Pécsi, I., Szabó, J. E., Adams, S. D., Simon, I., Sellers, J. R., Vértessy, B. G., & Tóth, J. (2011). Nucleotide pyrophosphatase employs a P-loop-like motif to enhance catalytic power and NDP/NTP discrimination. PNAS, 108(35), 14437-14442. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1013872108

Journal - Research Article

Pecsi, I., Leveles, I., Harmat, V., Vertessy, B. G., & Toth, J. (2010). Aromatic stacking between nucleobase and enzyme promotes phosphate ester hydrolysis in dUTPase. Nucleic Acids Research, 38(20), 7179-7186. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkq584

Journal - Research Article

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