Żaneta Czyżnikowska, Ph.D.



  1. A. Kotynia, Ż. Czyżnikowska, S. Bielińska, Ł. Szyrwiel, W. Kamysz, W. Malinka, J. Brasun, The impact of two -GlyProGly- motifs on formation of di-copper complexes by His4-cyclopeptides, New Journal of Chemistry (2014) [accepted]
  2. A. Janicka-Kłos, H. Czapor, Ż. Czyżnikowska, M. Cebrat, J. Brasun, The binding of Cu(II) by the peptide with Beta-Asp located in non-coordinating site - solution and structural studies, Inorganica Chimica Acta (2014) [accepted]
  3. T. Misiaszek, Ż. Czyżnikowska, The nature of interactions in nicotinamide crystal, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling (2014) [accepted]
  4. A. Marciniak, Ż. Czyżnikowska, M. Cebrat, A. Kotynia, J. Brasun, Structural aspects of copper(II) binding by a multi-His analogue of somatostatin, Inorganica Chimica Acta 416 57–62 (2014)
  5. A. Kotynia, Ż. Czyżnikowska, M. Cebrat, Ł. Jaremko, O. . Gładysz, M. Jaremko, A. Marciniak, J. Brasun, The role of hydroxyl group of Tyrosine in copper(II) binding by His-analogs of oxytocin, Inorganica Chimica Acta 396 40-48 (2013)
  6. E. Kamysz, A. Kotynia, Ż. Czyżnikowska, M. Jaremko, Ł. Jaremko, M. Nowakowski, J. Brasun, Sialorphin and its analog as ligands for copper(II) ions, Polyhedron 55 216-224 (2013)
  7. K. Łączkowski, Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. Zaleśny, A. Baranowska-Laczkowska, The B-H-B bridging interaction in B-substituted oxazaborolidine-borane complexes. A theoretical study, Structural Chemistry 24 1485­-1492 (2013) DOI
  8. Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. W. Góra, R. Zaleśny, W. Bartkowiak, A. Baranowska-Laczkowska, J. Leszczynski, The effect of intermolecular interactions on the electric dipole polarizabilities of nucleic acid base complexes, Chem. Phys. Lett. 555 230-234 (2013) DOI
  9. A. Marciniak, M. Cebrat, Ż. Czyżnikowska, J. Brasun, Novel short-term analogues of somatostatin as ligands for Cu(II) ions - potential tool for peptide receptor radionuclide therapy/diagnosis. Role of the metal ion binding on the spatial structure of the ligand, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry (2012) [accepted]
  10. J. M. Bąk, Ż. Czyżnikowska, P. M. Dominiak, Deriving quantitative information on polarization of electron density from multipolar model – possible?, Acta Crystallographica Section A 65 (6 ), (2012)
  11. A. Marchewka, Ż. Czyżnikowska, M. Cebrat, J. Brasun, The structural aspects of the copper(II) binding by the His-analogue of somatostatin, Polyhedron 42 (1), 236-242 (2012)
  12. G. Leonis, Ż. Czyżnikowska, G. Megariotis, H. Reis, M. Papadopoulos, Computational Studies of Darunavir into HIV-1 Protease and DMPC Bilayer: Necessary Conditions for Effective Binding and the Role of the Flaps., Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling 52 (6 ), 1542-1558 (2012)
  13. M. M. Mikołajczyk, Ż. Czyżnikowska, P. . Czeleń, U. Bielecka, R. Zaleśny, P. Toman, W. Bartkowiak, Quantum chemical study on hole transfer coupling in nucleic acid base complexes containing 7-deazaadenine , Chem. Phys. Lett. 537 94–100 (2012) DOI
  14. H. Czapor, M. Cebrat, Ż. Czyżnikowska, J. Brasun, The interaction of the ubiquitin 50-59 fragment with copper(II) ions, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 110 40-45 (2012)
  15. Ż. Czyżnikowska, J. Brasun, A quantum-chemical study of binding abilities of beta-XaaHisGlyHis towards copper(II) ion, J. Mol. Model. 18 (4), 1365-74 (2012)
  16. M. M. Mikołajczyk, R. Zaleśny, Ż. Czyżnikowska, P. Toman, J. Leszczynski, W. Bartkowiak, Long-range corrected DFT calculations of charge-transfer integrals in metal-free phthalocyanines, J. Mol. Model. 17 2143–2149 (2011) DOI
  17. Ż. Czyżnikowska, W. Bartkowiak, Physical origins of the stability of aromatic amino acid core ring-polycyclic hydrocarbon complexes, J. Comput. Chem. 32 1887–1895 (2011) DOI
  18. Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. W. Góra, R. Zaleśny, P. Lipkowski, K. Jarzembska, P. Dominiak, J. Leszczynski, Structural variability and the nature of intermolecular interactions in Watson-Crick B-DNA base pairs, J. Phys. Chem. B 114 (29), 9629–9644 (2010) DOI
  19. Ż. Czyżnikowska, On the importance of electrostatics in stabilization of stacked guanine–adenine complexes appearing in B-DNA crystals, J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM) 895 161-167 (2009)
  20. Ż. Czyżnikowska, How does modification of adenine by hydroxyl radical influence the stability and the nature of stacking interactions in adenine-cytosine complex?, J. Mol. Model. 15 615-622 (2009)
  21. M. Shukla, M. Dubey, E. Zakar, R. Namburu, Ż. Czyżnikowska, J. Leszczynski, Interaction of nucleic acid bases with single-walled carbon nanotube, Chem. Phys. Lett. 480 269-272 (2009)
  22. Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. Zaleśny, M. Papadopoulos, Nucleic acid base complexes: Elucidation of the physical origins of their stability, In: Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry, Editor: Leszczynski, Jerzy; Shukla, Manoj K., Springer 2009 [ISBN: 978-90-481-2686-6]
  23. Ż. Czyżnikowska, P. Lipkowski, R. W. Góra, R. Zaleśny, A. Cheng, On the nature of intermolecular interactions in nucleic acid base-amino acid side-chain complexes, J. Phys. Chem. B 113 (33), 11511–11520 (2009) DOI
  24. Ż. Czyżnikowska, J. Kurzawa, R. Zaleśny, P. Lipkowski, W. Bartkowiak, Reinvestigation of electronic structure and properties of large betaine molecules, Chem. Phys. Lett. 480 37-40 (2009)
  25. Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. Zaleśny, Theoretical insights into the nature of intermolecular interactions in cytosine dimer, Biophys. Chem. 139 137-143 (2009)
  26. Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. Zaleśny, M. Papadopoulos, On the role of electrostatic interactions in stabilization of oxidized nucleic acid base complexes, AIP Conference Proceedings 1148 301-304 (2009)
  27. P. Cysewski, Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. Zaleśny, P. . Czeleń, The post-SCF quantum chemistry characteristics of the guanine–guanine stacking in B-DNA, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 10 2665 (2008)
  28. Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. Zaleśny, P. Cysewski, Quantum chemical study of the nature of stacking interactions of 2-oxo-adenine with native B-DNA purines, Pol. J. Chem. 82 2269–2279 (2008)
  29. P. Cysewski, Ż. Czyżnikowska, A Post-SCF quantum chemistry study on local minima of 8-oxo-guanine stacked with all four nucleic acid bases in B-DNA conformations , J. Heterocyc. Chem. 44 765-773 (2007)
  30. Ż. Czyżnikowska, R. Zaleśny, M. Ziółkowski, R. W. Góra, P. Cysewski, The nature of interactions in uracil dimer: An ab initio study, Chem. Phys. Lett. 450 (1-3), 132-137 (2007) DOI
  31. P. Cysewski, Ż. Czyżnikowska, The MP2 quantum chemistry study on the local minima of guanine stacked with all four nucleic acid bases in conformations corresponding to mean B-DNA, J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM) 757 29-36 (2005)
  32. P. Cysewski, Ż. Czyżnikowska, B. Szefler, An ab initio post SCF study on stacking interactions of 8-oxo-9-methylguanine with four canonical DNA bases , Pol. J. Chem. 77 1287-1300 (2003)