PUBLICATIONS

2021

2020

  • Kurg, Kristiina; Kurg, Reet (2020). Melanoomi diagnoos vaid veretilgast? Kodutohter, 24−28.
  • Kurg, Kristiina; Kurg, Reet (2020). Skin cancer diagnostics from just a drop of blood – could it really be true? Research in Estonia, 05.11.2020. 

2019

2018

2016

  • Kurg, Reet; Reinsalu, Olavi; Jagur, Sergei; Õunap, Kadri; Võsa, Liisi; Kasvandik, Sergo; Padari, Kärt; Gildemann, Kiira; Ustav, Mart (2016). Biochemical and proteomic characterization of retrovirus Gag based microparticles carrying melanoma antigens. Scientific Reports, 6 (29245), 1−11. DOI: 10.1038/srep29425.

2015

  • Õunap, K.; Leetsi, L.; Matsoo, M.; Kurg, R. (2015). The Stability of Ribosome Biogenesis Factor WBSCR22 Is Regulated by Interaction with TRMT112 via Ubiquitin-Proteasome Pathway. PLoS ONE, 10 (7), e0133841. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133841.
  • Kivipõld, P.; Võsa, L.; Ustav, M.; Kurg, R. (2015). DAXX modulates human papillomavirus early gene expression and genome replication in U2OS cells. Virology Journal, 12, 104.10.1186/s12985-015-0335-z.
  • Sankovski, Eve; Karro, Kristiina; Sepp, Mari; Kurg, Reet; Ustav, Mart; Abroi, Aare (2015). Characterization of the nuclear matrix targeting sequence (NMTS) of the BPV1 E8/E2 protein – the shortest known NMTS. Nucleus, 289−300. DOI: 10.1080/19491034.2015.1074359.

2013

2012

2011

  • Kurg, R. (2011). The role of E2 proteins in papillomavirus DNA replication. In: Seligmann, H. (Ed.). DNA Replication – Current Advances (613−638).. Rijeka, Croatia: INTECH.
  • Kurg, Reet (2011). INEPO-l kohtuvad keskkonnahuvilised noored. Eesti Loodus, 8.

2010

  • Kurg, R; Uusen, P; Võsa, L; Ustav, M (2010). Human papillomavirus E2 protein with single activation domain initiates HPV18 genome replication, but is not sufficient for long-term maintenance of virus genome. Virology, 408 (2), 159−166.10.1016/j.virol.2010.09.010.

2009

  • Varvas, K.; Kurg, R.; Hansen, K.; Järving, R.; Järving, I.; Valmsen, K.; Lõhelaid, H.; Samel, N. (2009). Direct evidence of the cyclooxygenase pathway of prostaglandin synthesis in arthropods: Genetic and biochemical characterization of two crustacean cyclooxygenases. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 39 (12), 851−860.
  • Kurg, R.; Uusen, P.; Sepp, T.; Sepp, M.; Abroi, A.; Ustav, M. (2009). Bovine papillomavirus type 1 E2 protein heterodimer is functional in papillomavirus DNA replication in vivo. Virology, 386 (2), 353−359. DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2009.01.025.

2008

  • Hansen, K.; Kurg, R.; Varvas, K.; Valmsen, K.; Järving, I.; Järving, R.; Samel, N. (2008). Cloning, expression and characterization of cyclooxygenase gene from amphipods. FEBS Journal: Joint Conference of the 33rd FEBS Congress/11th IUBMB Conference. Athens, GREECE, JUN 28-JUL 03, 2008. , 403. (275).

2007

  • Denks, K.; Späeth, E.L.; Jõers, K.; Randoja, R.; Talpsep, T.; Ustav, M.; Kurg, R. (2007). Coinfection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and human papillomavirus among patients attending STD clinics in Estonia. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 39 (8), 714−718.
  • Hansen, K.; Kurg, R.; Varvas, K.; Järving, I.; Järving, R.; Valmsen, K.; Samel, N. (2007). Tsüklooksügenaas kirpvähilistest: kloneerimine, ekspresseerimine ja iseloomustamine. XXX Eesti Keemiapäevad Teaduskonverentsi teesid: XXX Eesti Keemiapäevad Tartus 16. november 2007. Toim. Rinken, A. Tartu: Tartu Ülikooli Kirjastus, 30−31.

2006

  • Kurg, R; Tekkel, Helena; Abroi, Aare; Ustav, Mart (2006). Characterizarion of the functional activities of the bovine papillomavirus type 1 E2 protein single-chain heterodimers. Journal of Virology, 80 (22), 11218−11225.

2005

  • Kurg, R.; Sild, K.; Ilves, A.; Sepp, M.; Ustav, M. (2005). Association of bovine papillomavirus E2 protein with nuclear structures in vivo. Journal of Virology, 79 (16), 10528−10539.

2004

  • Jarving, R.; Jarving, I.; Kurg, R.; Brash, AR.; Samel, N. (2004). On the evolutionary origin of cyclooxygenase (COX) isozymes – Characterization of marine invertebrate COX genes points to independent duplication events in vertebrate and invertebrate lineages. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279 (14), 13624−13633.

2001

  • Kivimae, S.; Allikas, A.; Kurg, R.; Ustav, M. (2001). Replication of a chimeric origin containing elements from Epstein-Barr virus ori P and bovine papillomavirus minimal origin. Virus Research, 75 (1), 1−11.
  • Allikas, A.; Ord, D.; Kurg, R.; Kivi, S.; Ustav, M. (2001). Roles of the hinge region and the DNA binding domain of the bovine papillomavirus type 1 E2 protein in initiation of DNA replication. Virus Research, 75 (2), 95−106.
  • Koljak, R.; Jarving, I.; Kurg, R.; Boeglin, WE.; Varvas, K.; Valmsen, K.; Ustav, M.; Brash, AR.; Samel, N. (2001). The basis of prostaglandin synthesis in coral – Molecular cloning and expression of a cyclooxygenase from the Arctic soft coral Gersemia fruticosa. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 276 (10), 7033−7040.

2000

  • Kurg, R.; Langel, U.; Ustav, M. (2000). Inhibition of the bovine papillomavirus E2 protein activity by peptide nucleic acid. Virus Research, 66 (1), 39−50.
  • Kurg, R; Ustav, M. (2000). Update to: Monitoring and Purification of Proteins Using Bovine Papillomavirus E2 Epitope Tags. Lu,Q.; M.P. Weiner. Cloning and Expression Vectors for Protein Studies (Chapter 27). . Weiner: Eaton Publishing Co.

1999

  • Abou-Zahr, F.; Bejjani, B.; Kruyt, FAE.; Kurg, R.; Bacino, C.; Shapira, SK.; Youssoufian, H. (1999). Normal expression of the Fanconi anemia proteins FAA and FAC and sensitivity to mitomycin C in two patients with Seckel syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 83 (5), 388−391.
  • Kurg, R.; Parik, J.; Juronen, E.; Sedman, T.; Abroi, A.; Liiv, I.; Langel, U.; Ustav, M. (1999). Effect of bovine papillomavirus E2 protein-specific monoclonal antibodies on papillomavirus DNA replication. Journal of Virology, 73 (6), 4670−4677.

1996

  • Abroi, A.; Kurg, R.; Ustav, M. (1996). Transcriptional and replicational activation functions in the bovine papillomavirus type 1 E2 protein are encoded by different structural determinants. Journal of Virology, 70 (9), 6169−6179.