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Enisa Omanovic-Miklicanin

Enisa Omanovic-Miklicanin
University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Science

PhD

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March 2012 - March 2014
European Commission
Position
  • Researcher
November 2011 - September 2016
University of Sarajevo
Position
  • Professor
Education
January 2000 - February 2005
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Field of study
  • Chemistry

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Publications (76)
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As the population increases, the need for food increases too. Therefore food producers strive to produce as much food as possible with small investments. Because of that, there is a lot of food in market with non-nutritive components, as a cheap substitute for original, healthier food products. The term food forensics involves the possibility of us...
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In recent years, new ways to synthesise ZnO nanoparticles have been studied. The goal is to improve upon usual chemical and physical methods which require non-ecological chemicals, high pressures and temperatures as well as high costs. Nanoparticles synthesized via biological methods using microorganisms, enzymes, and plant extracts have been sugge...
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Fermented probiotic products deserve special attention because they have probiotic activity and unique nutritional, sensory, and therapeutic properties, which is why they are classified as functional products. Since both probiotics and soy beverages are beneficial to human health, this study aimed to evaluate the chemical and functional character...
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The study aims to determine the microbiological, sensory and nutritional properties of fermented beverages produced from probiotic culture (L. acidophilus), natural fruit aromas (strawberry, peach, pear, and apricot), and different mixtures of cow’s milk and soy beverage. The ratios of cow’s milk and soy beverage were 25:75%, 50:50%, and 75:25%, wh...
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Dear colleagues, the first article in our Special Issue in Plants (IF= 3.93) has been published. I would like to call you once again to take participation in this SI. All informations about SI can be found on the following link: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/plants/special_issues/biofortification_nutrients Deadline for submission has been extended...
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Nanotechnology represents the molecular production or creation of objects at the level of atoms, by grouping individual atoms and molecules. Dried plant material is cheap and easily available, and contains the necessary active substances for nanoparticle synthesis. Synthesis pathways such as this one do not involve the use of toxic substances and d...
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Nanotechnology, due to its wide application and the advantages it brings to all branches of industry, is considered a new technological revolution. This work describes one of its most important applications, in food engineering. The main reasons for the application of nanotechnology in the food industry are the desire for a better life, the need fo...
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On its way from production to the finished product, food comes into contact with various materials. However, it has the longest contact with the packaging in which it is packed, which is why it is important that the packaging is of high quality and health safe. The main role of packaging is to serve as a protective barrier that protects the product...
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Dear colleagues, as Guest Editor in Plants (IF for 2020 = 2.762) I would like to invite you to take participation in our Special Issue in this journal entitled "Biofortification and Other ModernTechnologies as Tools for Plant-Based FoodImprovement". Any review and research article related to biofortification, encapsulation and other modern technol...
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New advances in technology have inspired the development and application of new products in food industry, which brings to new challenges featuring food safety. Demands from consumers for more natural foodstuff are increasing, which puts aside conventional methods for controlling the microbial growth, such as thermal processing or adding chemical p...
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In this study, a new green method of preparing silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using fresh leaf extract of different types of onion has been proposed. The effects of stabilizing agent on the green synthesized AgNPs has been investigated, as well as the antimicrobial activity using Disk diffusion method. AgNPs demonstrated antimicrobial activity agains...
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Nanotechnology has been widely used in the last decade. Today, nanotechnology brings many benefits in our daily lives. The term “nano” in theory appeared much earlier in the same application in various areas, due to not having adequate equipment nor technology that could explore such “small” particles. In addition to all possible applications, nano...
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Honey is the food which is used by humans since ancient times and is highly valued due to its nutritional value. Most metals which are found in soil - plants system can be found in honey also. The aim of this research is to see could some metals from industrial areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina be found in honey samples and to see is there a differen...
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During the past few years, metal nanoparticles received attention due to their interesting optical and electrical properties. Among them, silver nanoparticles (AgNP) showed various specific properties. In this paper, we’ve synthesised silver nanoparticles and tested their antimicrobial activity. As a precursor for silver, we used silver salt-AgNO3....
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Chromosomal aberrations are a hallmark of leukemia. The prognostication of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) has vastly expanded with chromosomal analyses over the years. Current treatment strategy has been refined by discovery of genes and its muta...
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The need for accurate and reliable methods for food analysis on molecular level has been steadily increased during past decades. This trend is connected with the recent food scandals caused by food adulteration. Raman spectroscopy has very important role in identification of food fraud and food adulteration. Through this specific technique, the foo...
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This book gathers the proceedings of the 30th Scientific-Experts Conference of Agriculture and Food Industry, held on September 26-27, 2019, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It reports on the application of innovative technologies in food sciences and agriculture, and covers research in plant and animal production, agricultural economics and fo...
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Nanocomposite material consists out of several phases where at least one, two or three dimensions are in nanometer range. Taking material dimensions down to nanometer level creates phase interfaces which are very important for enhancement of materials properties. The ratio between surface area and volume of reinforced material used during nanocompo...
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Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) exhibit strong antibacterial effect against multi drug resistant bacteria. Today, silver nanoparticles have a great application, especially those obtained by green synthesis, the simple method of using the apple extract, which is eco-friendly, fast and without any harmful effects. This study focuses on the green synthes...
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Biofilms have become a major issue in different spheres of medicine and industry. Source of the issue revolves around increasing resistance of microorganisms towards conventional antibiotics which is even more elevated within biofilms that are difficult to eradicate by means of biocides and antibiotics. Multiple approaches were applied to deal with...
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Traditionally the development of the agriculture and food industry has been guided by aims to achieve maximum productivity of food and financial returns. In this process, the natural, rare and non-renewable resources were being exploited without any control while producing waste has increased continuously. Hence, conventional agriculture is one of...
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An increased worldwide population will lead to significantly higher global demands for food, water, and arable land. A projected increase of 70% in food production by 2050 (Tzounis et al. in Internet of Things in agriculture, recent advances and future challenges. Biosyst Eng 164:31–48,2017) will put enormous pressure on the global agri-food sector...
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Production of an assortment of safe and quality food-related products that will satisfy the demands of modern society (respecting economic, environmental, and social needs) is the primary goal in the agri-food sector.
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This book assesses the current challenges and opportunities for the next generation of agriculture and food science. Examining the role of nanotechnology and the application of related tools and techniques to transform the future of food, it also discusses in detail nanotechnology in food production, processing and packaging, as well as the benefit...
Conference Paper
Food forensics is a scientific discipline based on the investigation of food origin, adulteration and contamination. It involves the possibility of using powerful scientific methods for the authentication and traceability of foodstuffs, in a way similar to popular TV series such as CSI in which scientific methods are used to solve foren¬sic problem...
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Food forensics is investigation of food origin, adulteration and contamination. Food forensics involves the possibility of using powerful scientific methods for the authentication and traceability of foodstuffs.
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This paper presents the development and real-time testing of an automated expert diagnostic telehealth system for the diagnosis of 2 respiratory diseases, asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The system utilizes Android, Java, MATLAB, and PHP technologies and consists of a spirometer, mobile application, and expert diagnostic sy...
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Abstract. The aim of this research was to find the relationship between metals content and age of the sediment and to estimate the contamination level. For the research of sediment, samples were taken from the glacial Lake Prokosko. Concentrations of eight elements (Ca, Mg, Fe, Cd, Pb, Zn, Cu and Mn) were determined. The age was determined with usa...
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Nanotechnology presents one of the exciting new fields of research that holds potential to address many of the pressing needs in all areas of the food and agriculture. Numerous and diverse characteristics and combinations of nanotechnologies may be applied in various fields of food sciences - from plant cropping and animal feeding to food productio...
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Appropriate treatment of patients largely depends on the correct and accurate diagnosis of medical experts. When diagnosing diseases and treating patients, medical personnel rely on results from tests received using various medical devices. Medical devices are classified as products of special importance for retaining the health of many people, and...
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The application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) advances in agriculture has completely revolutionized this sector. Unfortunately, alongside numerous advantages such as increased agriculture productivity and profit, the ICT has many disadvantages. ICT can harm the land, biodiversity and water sources and it can generate significant...
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Introduction: Major advancements in DNA sequencing methods introduced in the first decade of the new millennium initiated a rapid expansion of sequencing studies, which yielded a tremendous amount of DNA sequence data, including whole sequenced genomes of various species, including plants. A set of novel sequencing platforms, often collectively na...
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The hormone erythropoietin (EPO) is essential for the survival, proliferation and differentiation of the erythrocytic progenitors. The EPO receptor (EPO-R) of erythrocytic cells belongs to the cytokine class I receptor family and signals through various protein kinases and STAT transcription factors. The EPO-R is also expressed in many organs outsi...
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The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of genes that have an impact on athletic performance. In recent years, there is a visible progress in molecular biology techniques, which facilitate researches in the field of genetics related to the sport performance. The paper focuses on 2 genes which are most intensively studied in relation to...
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Development of chemiluminescence one-shot biosensors for determination of biogenic amines is described and compared with high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method coupled with pre-column derivatisation. The biosensors are based on enzymatic oxidation to 4-aminobutyraldehyde with putrescine oxidase or diamine oxidase as catalysts. The lo...
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The biological surface adsorption index approach (BSAI) presents a novel approach for characterization of nanoparticles (NPs) in biological sys-tems. It is used for identification and quantitation of intermolecular forces that govern the adsorption properties of biomolecules on NPs surface. BSAI presents very important step in characterization of N...
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Bio-functionalization of nanoparticles with amino acids increases their biocompatibility and make them more efficient in delivery systems, especially in drug delivery and gene therapy. This can lead to development of new detection methods, in the field of clinical diagnostics, biosensors and DNA receptors. Alongside, understanding of the mechanism...
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The ultimate goal of any economic, technological and social development is to improve human health and well-being. Thus, the society brings new requirements to new technologies, moving towards clean and green technology development. Green nanotechnology, as a branch of green technology, significantly contributes to environmental sustainability by p...
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The silicon based substrates for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) have been synthesized and tested. The silver-assisted electroless wet chemical etching method has been utilized for silicon nanowires production which has been proved as the promising SERS substrate. The morphology of the silicon nanowires coated with silver nanoparticles h...
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Food safety is very important issue in food industry and agriculture because it is directly related to the influence of food on the human health. Recent food safety incidents (such as the melamine affair in 2007 and 2008) and public health concerns about synthetic food additives and chemical residues in food have driven the need to develop rapid, s...
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Nanotechnology, as the most advanced technology today, enables the creation of two types of nanotech tools - nanomaterials (revolutionary new materials) and nanodevices, which are ubiquitous in many areas of engineering, information technology, telecommunications, agro-industry, ecology, military and cosmic industry, etc. The most important applica...
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Nanoparticles (NPs) offer a number of advantages over small organic molecules for controlling protein behaviour inside the cell. Protein binding to the surface of NPs depends on their surface characteristics, composition and method of preparation (Mandal et al. in J Hazard Mater 248–249:238–245, 2013). It is important to understand the binding affi...
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Apple consumption is related to the prevention of chronic diseases and improved health due to the presence of phytochemicals, especially phenolic compounds. The compositional differences among apple cultivars and fruit tissues can be very significant in respect to the concentration of polyphenolic compounds. In this work, the phenolic composition o...
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The aim of this study was to examine the effect of applying different concentrations of synthetic plant hormones on the parameters of the quality of pepper seedlings (Capsicum annuum L. cv. 'Sivrija'). Plant hormones which used in this experiment were indole-acetic acid (IAA), indole-butyl acid (IBA) and benzyl adenine (BA), and each of them was ap...
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Food safety is a scientific field which includes a number of routines and inspections at every stage of the food chain that should be adopted to avoid potentially dangerous health risks. Novel and efficient solutions across the supply chain are the consequence of constant upgrades of information and communication technologies. With the help of inte...
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In the last decade, we are faced with a dozen food crisis, which have impact on human health. EU as response to food contamination applies a set of laws and standards for food traceability through all stages of production, processing and distribution, forcing that all food and feed operators implement special traceability systems. One of the main a...
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Constant population growth influences of health care demands and needs for new, more advanced scientific solutions. Classical way of providing the health care services could be very robust. It requires new paradigm and technology for more effective solutions. Rapid development information and nano technologies change the health care system in total...
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Constant population growth influences of health care demands and needs for new, more advanced scientific solutions. Classical way of providing the health care services could be very robust. It requires new paradigm and technology for more effective solutions. Rapid development information and nano technologies change the health care system in total...
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Quantitative characterization of physical chemical properties of nanoparticles in biological environment is important for understanding the mechanism of interactions between nanoparticles and biomolecules. The biological surface adsorption index approach (BSAI) has been developed as a promising tool for nanoparticles surface characterization and b...
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A complete characterization of the different physico-chemical properties of nanoparticles (NPs) is necessary for the evaluation of their impact on health and environment. Among these properties, the surface characterization of the nanomaterial is the least developed and in many cases limited to the measurement of surface composition and zetapotenti...
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The main objective of this study was to examine the effect of different substrates on the quality parameters of marigold (Tagetes patula). The substrates used in this study were: substrate " Park " (created by mixing peat and garden soil in the ratio of 50:50%), the substrate " Mix " (created by mixing lumbri-humus, peat and garden soil in the rati...
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A chemiluminescence one-shot sensor for hydrogen peroxide is described. It is prepared by immobilization of cobalt chloride and sodium lauryl sulphate in hydroxyethyl cellulose matrix cast on a microscope cover glass. Luminol, sodium phosphate and the sample are mixed before use and applied on the membrane by a micropipette. The calibration graph i...
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A new method for the determination of total selenium in drinking water in the low ppb range was developed and optimized. The method use field device Supralab FD which was previously designed for the determination of arsenic in drinking water. The method relies on the formation of selenium hydride and its reaction with sodium perborate impregnated o...
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A new sensor based on oxalic acid esters (bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl) oxalate-TCPO and bis(2,4-dinitrophenyl) oxalate-DNPO) is presented in this work. The sensor is used for determination of hydrogen peroxide in different samples. Influence of different substances as possible interferences for the determination of new sensor was tested. Water is the...
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The optimization of the experimental conditions for using new single-shot sensors based on chemiluminescence (CL) with two oxalate esters is presented. The new sensors are suitable for the determination of hydrogen peroxide in different kinds of samples. Each sensor contains an oxalic acid ester, a fluorescer, and a polymer. Bis (2,4-dinitrophenyl)...
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The water heavy metals pollution of open and underground waterflows in mining areas, are very well documented all over the world. Movement of highly acidic water, rich in heavy metals, to the ground and surface natural water, may harmful effects on plants, animals and humans[1]. Wtare impacted by acid drainage, can be toxic to aquatic life, unsuita...

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By establishing a new study program "Nutrition", as an interdisciplinary master's degree at the University of Sarajevo, the University itself is enriched with modern pioneer study in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Increase in world population, the reduction of fertile areas, the problem of increased food waste, constant changes in nutrition and health implications, rise awareness of the importance of proper nutrition. An increasing number of people seek for an advice / help. Master study will educate experts in nutrition who will be able to notice, educate, advice, plan, organize and conduct research in the scientific field of nutrition.