Tomas Zakar
  • Research scientist, Laboratory of Plant Lipid Function and Structure , Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, Hungary,
  • Plant science


Ph.D., University of Szeged, Ph.D. School in Biology, Hungary, 2018

Current position

Research associate, Laboratory of Plant Lipid Function and Structure, Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre, Hungary

Publications (peer review journals)

  1. Zakar T, Herman E, Vajravel S, et al. Lipid and carotenoid cooperation-driven adaptation to light and temperature stress in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2017;1858(5):337-350. doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2017.02.002.
  2. Zakar T, Kovács L, Vajravel S, et al. Determination of PSI oligomerisation in various cyanobacterial strains and mutants by non-invasive methods. Photosynthetica. 2018; 56. 10.1007/s11099-018-0795-7. 
  3. Kóbori T O, Uzumaki T, Kis M, Kovács L, Domonkos I, Itoh S, Krynická V, Kuppusamy S GK, Zakar T, Dean J, Szilák L, Komenda J, Gombos Z, Ughy B. Phosphatidylglycerol is implicated in divisome formation and metabolic processes of cyanobacteria. Journal of Plant Physiology. 2018; Volume 223.Pages 96-104.ISSN 0176-1617. 
  4. Petrova N, Todinova S, Laczko-Dobos H, Zakar T, Vajravel S, Taneva S et al. Structural integrity of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 phycobilisomes evaluated by means of differential scanning calorimetry. Photosynthesis Research. 2018 Jan 10;1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s11120-018-0481-4

    Zakar T, Laczko-Dobos H, Toth TN, Gombos Z. Carotenoids Assist in Cyanobacterial Photosystem II Assembly and Function. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2016;7:295. doi:10.3389/fpls.2016.00295.