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personal data approved: 2020. I. 31.
Personal data
Levente Karaffa
name Levente Karaffa
name of institution
doctoral school
DE Kálmán Kerpely Doctoral School (Academic staff member)
DE Doctoral School of Chemistry (Supervisor)
BME George A. Olah Doctoral School of Chemistry and Chemical Technology
(discipline) Habilitation Comittee and Doctoral Council (external member)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. DE Kálmán Kerpely Doctoral School 9%
DE Doctoral School of Chemistry 20%
DE Pál Juhász-Nagy Doctoral School of Biology and Environmental Sciences 70%
BME GAODSCC (discipline) Habilitation Comittee and Doctoral Council (external member) 1%
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Debrecen
Contact details
E-mail address karaffa.leventescience.unideb.hu
phone number +36 52 512-900/62488
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1997
discipline to which degree belongs theoretical medicine
institution granting the degree Debrecen Medical School
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2006
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree University of Debrecen
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2017
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree HAS
Employment
1997 - University of Debrecen
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 6.5
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 3.5
students who obtained their degrees:
László Kulcsár PhD 2019  PJDSBES
Ágota Vasasné Jónás PhD 2016  PJDSBES
Norbert Ág PhD 2016  PJDSBES
(50%) Assadollahi Mojtaba PhD 2013  PJDSBES
(50%) Kálmán Zoltán Váczy PhD 2009  PJDSBES
(50%) Erzsébet Fekete PhD 2004  PJDSBES

present PhD students:
Balázs Fejes (PhD) (2021/08)  PJDSBES
István Sándor Kolláth (PhD) (2020/08)  KDI-DE
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area Fungal physiology and biotechnology
research field in which current research is conducted biology
Publications
2020

Fejes B, Ouedraogo J-P, Fekete E, Sándor E, Flipphi M, Soós Á, Molnár ÁP, Kovács B, Kubicek CP, Tsang A, Karaffa L: The effects of external Mn2+ concentration on hyphal morphology and citric acid production are mediated primarily by the NRAMP-family transporter DmtA in Aspergillus niger, MICROBIAL CELL FACTORIES 19: p. 17.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2019

Kolláth IS, MOLNÁR ÁP, SOÓS Á, FEKETE E, SÁNDOR E, KOVÁCS B, KUBICEK CP, KARAFFA L: Manganese deficiency is required for high itaconic acid production from D-xylose in Aspergillus terreus, FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY 10: 1589
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 2
language: English
URL 
2018

Ákos P Molnár, Zoltán Németh, Erzsébet Fekete, Michel Flipphi, Nancy P Keller, Levente Karaffa: Analysis of the relationship between alternative respiration and sterigmatocystin formation in Aspergillus nidulans, TOXINS 10: (4) 168
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 2
language: English
URL 
2018

Molnar Akos P., Nemeth Zoltan, Kollath Istvan S., Fekete Erzsebet, Flipphi Michel, Ag Norbert, Soos Aron, Kovacs Bela, Sandor Erzsebet, Kubicek Christian P., Karaffa Levente: High oxygen tension increases itaconic acid accumulation, glucose consumption, and the expression and activity of alternative oxidase in Aspergillus terreus, APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 102: (20) pp. 8799-8808.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 4
language: English
URL 
2017

FEKETE E, FLIPPHI M, ÁG N, KAVALECZ N, CERQUEIRA G, SCAZZOCCHIO null, KARAFFA L: A mechanism for a single nucleotide intron shift, NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH 45: (15) pp. 9085-9092.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
language: English
URL 
2015

KARAFFA L, DIAZ R, PAPP B, FEKETE E, SÁNDOR E, KUBICEK C P: A deficiency of manganese ions in the presence of high sugar concentrations is the critical parameter for achieving high yields of itaconic acid by Aspergillus terreus, APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 99: (19) pp. 7937-7944.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 37
language: English
URL 
2008

FEKETE E, SEIBOTH B, KUBICEK C P, SZENTIRMAI A, KARAFFA L: Lack of aldose-1 epimerase in Hypocrea jecorina (anamorph Trichoderma reesei): a key to cellulase gene expression on lactose., PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 105: pp. 7141-7146.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 27
language: English
URL 
2006

KARAFFA L, FEKETE E, GAMAUF C, SZENTIRMAI A, KUBICEK C P, SEIBOTH B: D-Galactose induces cellulase gene expression in Hypocrea jecorina at low growth rates., MICROBIOLOGY-SGM 152: pp. 1507-1514.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 52
language: English
URL 
2003

KARAFFA L, KUBICEK C P: Aspergillus niger citric acid accumulation: do we understand this well-working black box?, APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 61: pp. 189-196.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 207
language: English
URL 
1996

KOZMA J, KARAFFA L: Effect of oxygen on the respiratory system and cephalosporin C production in Acremonium chrysogenum., JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY 48: pp. 59-66.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 14
language: English
URL 
Number of independent citations to these publications:346 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
363
number of scientific publications:
191
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
3 
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
1737
further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Post-doc tanulmányok: TU Wien, Ausztria; TU Hamburg-Harburg, Németország; The University of Birmingham, Anglia; Tel Aviv University, Izrael. Szerkesztőbizottsági tagság: Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2007-2012), The Journal of Antibiotics (2010-), Fungal Biology and Biotechnology (2014-), BMC Biotechnology (2015-), Frontiers in Microbiology (2018-). A Debreceni Egyetem Publikációs Díja (2009). A Magyar Mikrobiológiai Társaság Manninger Rezső Emlékérme (2016). (to be translated)

 
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