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Ondrej Kosik

Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Plant Sciences
+44 (0) 1582 763 133 ext: +44 1582 938859
Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ
Past Projects
  • Mining diversity of cereal (wheat) fibre to improve the nutritional quality of wheat
  • Designing cereal seeds for nutrition and health
  • Development of a process scheme for the production of high value functional products from dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS)
  • Production of ferulic acid from wheat bran


Kosik O, Bromley JR, Busse-Wicher M, Zhang Z and Dupree P (2012). Studies of enzymatic cleavage of cellulose using Polysaccharide Analysis by Carbohydrate gel Electrophoresis (PACE). Methods Enzymol. 510, 51-67

Kosik O, Garajova S, Matulova M, Rehulka P, Stratilova E and Farkas V (2011). Effect of the label of oligosaccharide acceptors on the kinetic parameters of nasturtium seed xyloglucan endotransglycosylase (XET). Carbohyd. Res. 346, 357-361

Kosik O, Auburn RP, Russell S, Stratilova E, Garajova S, Hrmova M and Farkas V (2010). Polysaccharide microarrays for high-throughput screening of transglycosylase activities in plant extracts. Glycoconjugate J 27, 79-87

Cabib E, Farkas V, Kosik O, Blanco N, Arroyo J and McPhie P (2008). Assembly of the yeast cell wall: Crh1p and Crh2p act as transglycosylases in vivo and in vitro. J.Biol.Chem. 283(44), 29859-29872

Kosik O and Farkas V (2008). One-pot fluorescent labeling of xyloglucan oligosaccharides with sulforhodamine. Anal. Biochem. 375, 232-236

Mikulikova R, Mykiska A and Kosik O (2005). Determination of phytoestrogens in beer and brewing materials. Chemical Papers (Chemicke Listy) 99(14), 323-324


Farkas V and Kosik O. Method of simultaneous determination of enzyme activity type transglycolytic. G01N23/00 version 11 (International patent classification) with Application number: SK5008-2009 A3