LEMA A, Saul, KLEMENČIČ, Marina, VÖLLMY, Franziska, ALTELAAR, Maarten, FUNK, Christiane. The role of pseudo-orthocaspase (SyOC) of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in attenuating the effect of oxidative stress. Frontiers in microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.634366.

KLEMENČIČ, Marina, HALUŽAN VASLE, Ana, DOLINAR, Marko. The cysteine protease MaOC1, a prokaryotic caspase homologue, cleaves the antitoxin of a type II toxin-antitoxin system. Frontiers in microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.635684.


MININA, Elena et al. Classification and nomenclature of metacaspases and paracaspases : no more confusion with caspases. Molecular cell, vol. 77, iss. 5, p. 927-929, doi:

ELERŠEK, Tina, FLISAR, Karel, LIKOZAR, Blaž, KLEMENČIČ, Marina, GOLOB, Janvit, KOTNIK, Tadej, MIKLAVČIČ, Damijan. Electroporation as a solvent-free green technique for non-destructive extraction of proteins and lipids from Chlorella vulgaris. Frontiers in bioengineering and biotechnology, vol. 8, art. 443, p. 1-9, doi:


KLEMENČIČ, Marina, ASPLUND-SAMUELSSON, Johannes, DOLINAR, Marko, FUNK, Christiane. Phylogenetic distribution and diversity of bacterial pseudo-orthocaspases underline their putative role in photosynthesis. Frontiers in Plant Science,

KLEMENČIČ, Marina, FUNK, Christiane. Evolution and structural diversity of metacaspases. Journal of Experimental Botany, ISSN: 1460-2431, vol. 70, p. 2039–2047, doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz082

STRAŠEK, Nika, LAVRENČIČ, Lara, OŠTREK, Andraž, SLAPŠAK, Dejan, GROŠELJ, Uroš, KLEMENČIČ, Marina, BRODNIK ŽUGELJ, Helena, WAGGER, Jernej, NOVINEC, Marko, SVETE, Jurij. Tetrahydro-1H,5H-pyrazolo[1,2-a]pyrazole-1-carboxylates as inhibitors of Plasmodium falciparum dihydroorotate dehydrogenase. Bioorganic chemistry, ISSN 0045-2068, vol. , p. 1-41, doi: 10.1016/j.bioorg.2019.102982

REBERNIK, Mateja, SNOJ, Tina, KLEMENČIČ, Marina, NOVINEC, Marko. Interplay between tetrameric structure, enzymatic activity and allosteric regulation of human dipeptidyl-peptidase I. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, ISSN 0003-9861,
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KLEMENČIČ, Marina, FUNK, Christiane. Structural and functional diversity of caspase homologues in non-metazoan organisms. Protoplasma, ISSN 0033-183X, 2018, vol. 255, iss. 1, p. 387-397,

KLEMENČIČ, Marina, FUNK, Christiane. Type III metacaspases : calcium-dependent activity proposes new function for the p10 domain. The new phytologist, ISSN 1469-8137, 2018, vol. 218, iss. 3, p. 1179-1191,


JUTERSEK, Mojca, KLEMENČIČ, Marina, DOLINAR, Marko. Discrimination between Synechocystis members (cyanobacteria) based on heterogeneity of their 16S rRNA and ITS regions. Acta chimica slovenica, ISSN 1318-0207.  2017, vol. 64, no. 4, p. 804-817,

KLEMENČIČ, Marina, NIELSEN, A.Z., SAKURAGI, Y., FRIGAARD, N.-U., CELESNIK, Helena Sabina, JENSEN, P.E., DOLINAR, Marko. Synthetic biology of cyanobacteria for production of biofuels and high-value products. Microalgae-based biofuels and bioproducts : from feedstock cultivation to end-products, (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy). Duxford; Cambridge (MA); Kidlington: Woodhead Publishing. cop. 2017, p. 305-325,


KLEMENČIČ, Marina, DOLINAR, Marko. Orthocaspase and toxin-antitoxin loci rubbing shoulders in the genome of Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806. Current genetics, ISSN 0172-8083, 2016, vol. 62, iss. 4, p. 669-675,


KLEMENČIČ, Marina, NOVINEC, Marko, DOLINAR, Marko. Orthocaspases are proteolytically active prokaryotic caspase homologues : the case of Microcystis aeruginosa. Molecular microbiology, ISSN 0950-382X, 2015, vol. 98, iss. 1, p. 142-150,


KLEMENČIČ, Marina, NOVINEC, Marko, MAIER, Silke, HARTMANN, Ursula, LENARCIC, Brigita. The heparin-binding activity of secreted modular calcium-binding protein 1 (SMOC-1) modulates its cell adhesion properties. PloS one, ISSN 1932-6203, 2013, vol. 8, no. 2,