Celebrating the Jubilee of Elena Gaginskaya — the founder of the Lampbrushology School in Saint Petersburg University

  • Alsu Saifitdinova Chromas Research Resource Center, Saint Petersburg State University, Oranienbaumskoye sh. 2, 198504, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1221-479X
  • Elena Koshel Department of Cytology and Histology, Saint Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya emb. 7–9, 199034, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8957-5956
  • Maria Vishnevskaya Chromas Research Resource Center, Saint Petersburg State University, Oranienbaumskoye sh. 2, 198504, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2634-2610
  • Svetlana Galkina Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Saint Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya emb. 7–9, 199034, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7034-2466

Abstract

Elena Gaginskaya is an outstanding scientist, doctor of biological sciences, professor, international expert, creator of the first core facility at St. Petersburg State University, and the founder of the Lampbrushology Scientific School. She celebrates her 85th birthday this year. Students, colleagues and friends congratulate Elena with all their hearts on her jubilee, and mark their devotion to her with this publication.

Keywords:

Jubilee, Elena Gaginskaya, lampbrush chromosomes

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References

Elena Gaginskaya’s bibliography

Noskov, G. A., Gaginskaya, E. R., Kamenev, V. A., Bolshakov K. V., and Haare, A. O. 1965. Migrations of birds in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland. Reports of the Baltic Commission on the Study of Migratory Birds 3:1–28.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., and Haare, A. O. 1968. Features of the spring and autumn passage of some birds in the area of Stary Peterhof. Vestnik Leningradskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta, Series Biology 21:15–21.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1969. Passage of passerine birds on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. Voprosi ekologii i biocenologii 9:37–48.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. and Gruzova, M. N. 1969. Features of oogenesis of finch. Tsitologiia 11(10):1241–1251.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1972. Nuclear structures in oocytes of sexually mature birds. I. Behavior of chromosomes in the period of growth of the oocyte. Tsitologiia 14(4):426–432.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1972. Nuclear structures in oocytes of sexually mature birds. II. Protein bodies and carious sphere. Tsitologiia 14(5):568–577.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1972. Nuclear structures in oocytes of sexually mature birds. Abstract of the Candidate’s Dissertation. LGU, 23 pp.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1975. The problem of classification of types of oogenesis. Ontogenez 6(5):539–545.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., and Gruzova, M. N. 1975. Revealing of amplified rDNA in oocytes of some insects and birds by hybridization of nucleic acids on preparations. Tsitologiia 17(10):1132–1137.

Chin, H., Kalinina, E. I., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 1979. Features of oogenesis of chicken. I. Extraphollicular period in the development of oocytes. Ontogenez 10(4):340–349.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., and Chin, H. 1980. Features of oogenesis of chicken. II. Follicular period in the development of oocytes. Ontogenez 11(3):213–221.

Kalinina, E. I., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 1980. Preleptotene stage in the oogenesis of a domestic chicken. Tsitologiia 22(8):899–906.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., and Kalinina, E. I. 1982. Preleptotene condensation of chromosomes. In: Biohimia, genetika, tsitologiia meyoza. Moskovskoye Obschestvo Ispytateley Prirody: Мoscow. P. 97–102.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., Dondua, A. K., Zavarzin, A. A., Raikov, I. B., and Studitski, A. B. 1982. Evolutionary Cell Morphology (book review). Tsitologiia 24(5):625–632.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., Kasianov, V. L., and Kornienko, E. S. 1983. Features of oogenesis of the Far Eastern sea star Henricia sp. Tsitologiia 23(2):135–140.

Kalinina, E. I., and Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1983. Autoradiography and cytophotometric study of the pre-leptotene oocyte in a domestic chicken. Tsitologiia 25(12):1370–1378.

Tsvetkov, A. G., and Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1983. The nuclear matrix of finch oocytes. Tsitologiia 25(6):649–654.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1984. The morphology of the transcription of the lampbrushes of birds. Tsitologiia 26(9):1064–1065.

Kropotova, E. V., and Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1984. Lampbrush chromosomes from oocytes of Japanese quail. Tsitologiia 26(10):1008–1015.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., Kasianov, V. L., and Kogan, G. L. 1987. Amplification of ribosomal genes and the formation of extrachromosomal nucleoli in marine star oocytes. Tsitologiia 29(11):1235–1245.

Gaginskaya, Е. R., Tsvetkov, A. G. 1988. Electron-microscopic study of chromatin structure in dispersed chicken lampbrushes chromosomes. Tsitologiia 30(2):142–150.

Gaginskaya, E. R., Kasyanov, V. L., and Kogan, G. L. 1988. Amplification of ribosomal genes and formation of extrachromosomal nucleoli in oocytes of starfish Henricia hayashi (Asteroidea: Echinasteridae). Cell Differentiation 23(1–2):53–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/0045-6039(88)90036-X

Tarantul, V. Z., Goltsov, V. A., Rodionov, A. V., Hutinaeva, M. A., Gaginskaya, E. R., and Gazaryan, G. K. 1989. Molecular and cytological analysis of clusters of moderate repeats of bird genomes. Molecularnaya Biologia 23(2):481–490.

Tarantul, V. Z., Rodionov, A. V., Makarova, I. V., Goltsov, V. A., Chelisheva, L. A., Hutinaeva, M. A., Gaginskaya, E. R., and Gazaryan, G. K. 1989. Molecular and cytological analysis of transcription of evolutionarily conservative moderately repeating sequences of vertebrate genomes. Tsitologiia 31(6):619–625.

Rodionov, A. V., Chelisheva, L. A., Kropotova, E. V., and Gaginskaya E. R. 1989. Heterochromatic regions of chicken chromosomes and quail in mitosis and at the stage of lampbrush chromosomes. Tsitologiia 31(8):867–873.

Hutinaeva, M. A., Kropotova, E. V., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 1989. Functional morphology of pigeon lampbrush chromosomes. Tsitologiia 31(10):1185–1192.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1989. Lampbrush chromosomes from amphibian oocytes. Tsitologiia 31(11): 1267–1291.

Gaginskaya, Е. R. 1989. Functional morphology of chromosomes in oogenesis of birds. Abstract of the Doctor of Science Dissertation. Leningrad, 35 pp.

Chelisheva, L. A., Solovei, I. V., Rodionov, A. V, Yakovlev, A. F., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 1990. Lampbrush chromosomes of chicken. Cytological maps of macro-bivalents. Tsitologiia 32(4):303–316.

Solovei, I. V., Chelisheva, L. A., Rodionov, A. V., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 1990. Identification and structure of sexual bivalent in birds in the stage of lampbrush chromosomes. Tsitologiia 32(8):817–825. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00710769

Rodionov, A. V., Myakoshina, Y. A., Solovei, I. V, Chelisheva, L. A, and Gaginskaya, E. R. 1992. Chiasmas on lampbrushes chromosomes of Gallus gallus domesticus: Cytogenetic study of recombination frequency and length of clutch groups. Russian Journal of Genetics 28(4):53–63.

Solovei, I., Gaginskaya, E., Allan T., and Macgregor, H. 1992. A novel structure associated with a lampbrush chromosome in the chicken Gallus domesticus. Journal of Cell Science 101:759–772.

Solovei, I., Gaginskaya, E., Hutchison, N., and Macgregor, H. 1993. Avian sex chromosomes in the lampbrush form: the ZW lampbrush bivalents from six species of bird. Chromosome Research 1(2):153–166. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00710769

Solovei, I., Gaginskaya, E., and Macgregor, H. 1994. The arrangement and transcription of telomere DNA sequences at the ends of lampbrush chromosomes of birds. Chromosome Research 2(6):460–470. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01552869

Gaginskaya, E. R., Macgregor, H. C., Rodionov, A. V., and Solovei, I. V. 1994. Lampbrush chromosomes in the growing oocytes of birds. Ontogenez 25(4):61–62.

Solovei, I., Macgregor, H., and Gaginskaya, E. 1995. Single stranded nucleic acid binding structures on chicken lampbrush chromosomes. Journal of Cell Science 108(4):1391–1396.

Solovei, I., Macgregor, H., and Gaginskaya, E. 1995. Specifically terminal clusters of telomere DNA sequences are transcripted from C-rich strand on chicken lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosome Today 11:147–156.

Solovei, I., Joffe, B., Macgregor, H., and Gaginskaya, E. 1996. Transcription of a centromericaly localized highly repeated DNA in pigeon relates to sequence arrangement. Chromosome Research 4:475–483. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02261722

Saifitdinova, A. F., Timofejeva, L. P., Zhurov, V. G., Andreeva, T. F., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 2000. A highly repeated FCP centromeric sequence from chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) genome is revealed within interchromosomal connectives during mitosis. Tsitologiia 42(6):581–586.

Saifitdinova, A. F., Derjusheva, S. E., Malykh, A. G., Zhurov, V. G., Andreeva T. F., and Gaginskaya E. R. 2001. Centromeric tandem repeat from the chaffinch genome: isolation and molecular characterization. NRC Research Press. Genome 44(2):2001–2011. https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-44-1-96

Malykh, A. G., Zhurov, V. G., Saifitdinova, A. F., Deryusheva, S. E., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 2001. Structural and functional characterization of a centromeric highly repetitive DNA sequence of Fringilla coelebs L. (Aves: Passeriformes). Molecular Biology 35(3):331–335. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1010458325021

Liangouzov, I. A., Derjusheva, S. E., Saifitdinova, A. F., Malykh, A. G., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 2002. Monomers of a satellite DNA sequence of chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs L., Aves: Passeriformes) contains short clusters of the TTAGGG repeat. Russian Journal of Genetics 38(12):1359–1364. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1021679520236

Saifitdinova, A., Derjusheva, S., Krasikova, A., and Gaginskaya, E. 2003. Lampbrush chromosomes of the chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs L.). Chromosome Research 11(2):99–113 https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022859713777

Derjusheva, S., Kurganova, A., Krasikova, A., Saifitdinova, A., Habermann, F., and Gaginskaya, E. 2003. Precise identification of chicken chromosomes in the lampbrush form using chromosome painting probes. Chromosome Research 11(6):749–757. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:CHRO.0000005778.72909.4d

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Krasikova, A., Kulikova, T., Derjusheva, S., Saifitdinova, A., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 2004. Centromeric protein bodies on avian lampbrush chromosomes contain a protein detectable with an antibody against DNA topoisomerase II. Chromosoma 113:316–323. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00412-004-0321-5

Krasikova, A., Barbero, J. L., and Gaginskaya, E. 2005. Cohesion proteins are present in centromere protein bodies associated with avian lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosome Research 13:675–685. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10577-005-1005-6

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Daks, A., Deryusheva, S., Krasikova, A., Zlotina, A., Gaginskaya, E. and Galkina, S. 2010. Lampbrush chromosomes of the Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica): A new version of cytogenetic maps. Russian Journal of Genetics 46(10):1178–1181. https://doi.org/10.1134/S102279541010008X

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Dyomin, A. G., Koshel, E. I., Kiselev, A. M., Saifitdinova, A. F., Galkina, S. A., Fukagawa, T., Kostareva, A. A., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 2016. Chicken rRNA gene cluster structure. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0157464. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157464

Koshel, E., Galkina, S., Saifitdinova, A., Dyomin, A., Deryusheva, S., and Gaginskaya E. 2016. Ribosomal RNA gene functioning in avian oogenesis. Cell and Tissue Research 366(3):533–542. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00441-016-2444-4

Koshel, E. I., Chelushkin, P. S., Melnikov, A. S., Serdobintsev, P. Yu., Stolbovaia, A. Yu., Saifitdinova, A. F., Shcheslavskiy, V. I., Chernyavskiy, O., Gaginskaya, E. R., Koshevoy, I. O., and Tunik, S. P. 2016. Lipophilic phosphorescent gold (I) clusters as selective probes for visualization of lipid droplets by two-photon microscopy. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 332:120–133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.08.017

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Bellott, D. W., Skaletsky, H., Cho, T. J., Brown, L., Locke, D., Chen, N., Galkina, S., Pyntikova, T., Koutseva, N., Graves, T., Kremitzki, C., Warren, W. C., Clark, A. G., Gaginskaya, E., Wilson, R. K., Page, D. C. 2017. Avian W and mammalian Y chromosomes convergently retained dosage-sensitive regulators. Nature Genetics 49(3):387–394. https://doi.org/10.1038/ng.3778

Galkina, S., Fillon, V., Saifitdinova, A., Daks, A., Kulak, M., Dyomin, A., Koshel, E., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 2017. Chicken Microchromosomes in the lampbrush phase: A cytogenetic description. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 152(1):46–54. https://doi.org/10.1159/000475563

Dyomin, A., Volodkina, V., Koshel, E., Galkina, S., Saifitdinova, A., and Gaginskaya, E. 2017. Evolution of ribosomal internal transcribed spacers in Deuterostomia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 116:87–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.08.015

Davidian, A. G., Koshel, E. I., Lavrova, O. B., Dyomin, A. G., Galkina, S. A., Saifitdinova, A. F., and Gaginskaya, E. R. 2017. Functional features of the nucleolar organizer in developing oocytes of juvenile birds. Russian Journal of Developmental Biology 48(3):224–230. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1062360417030031

Komissarov, A. S., Galkina, S. A., Koshel, E. I., Kulak, M. M., Dyomin, A. G., O’Brien, S. J., Gaginskaya, E. R., and Saifitdinova, A. F. 2017. New high copy tandem repeat in the content of the chicken W chromosome. Chromosoma. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00412-017-0646-5
Published
2017-12-29
How to Cite
Saifitdinova, A., Koshel, E., Vishnevskaya, M., & Galkina, S. (2017). Celebrating the Jubilee of Elena Gaginskaya — the founder of the Lampbrushology School in Saint Petersburg University. Biological Communications, 62(3), 159–164. https://doi.org/10.21638/11701/spbu03.2017.301
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Jubilee section

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