Olga Kofanova

Latest publications

Standardization of the preanalytical phase of DNA extraction from fixed tissue for next-generation sequencing analyses.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
  • Quantitative Biology Unit
January 25, 2020
2020 Jan. N Biotechnol.54:52-61. Epub 2019 Aug 6.
By:
  • Kofanova O
  • Bellora C
  • Garcia Frasquilho S
  • Antunes L
  • Hamot G
  • Mathay C
  • Mommaerts K
  • Muller A
  • DeWitt B
  • Betsou F.

IL8 and EDEM3 gene expression ratio indicates peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) quality.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
February 01, 2019
2019 Feb. J Immunol Methods.465:13-19. Epub 2018 Nov 26.
By:
  • Kofanova O
  • Bellora C
  • Aquilar-Quesada R
  • Bulla A
  • Panadero-Fajardo S
  • Keipes M
  • Shea K
  • Stone M
  • Lescuyer P
  • Betsou F.

Small nucleolar RNA score: An assay to detect formalin-overfixed tissue.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
September 19, 2018
2018 Sep. Biopreserv Biobank.16(6):467-476. Epub 2018 Sep 19.
By:
  • Ammerlaan W
  • Trouet J
  • Sachs MC
  • Guan P
  • Carithers L
  • Lambert P
  • Frasquilho S
  • Antunes L
  • Kofanova O
  • Rohrer D
  • Valley DR
  • Blanski A
  • Jewell S
  • Moore H
  • Betsou F.

Interlaboratory proficiency processing scheme in CSF aliquoting: implementation and assessment based on biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
August 28, 2018
2018 Aug. Alzheimers Res Ther.10(1):87.
By:
  • Lewczuk P
  • Gaignaux A
  • Kofanova O
  • Ermann N
  • Betsou F
  • Brandner S
  • Mroczko B
  • Blennow K
  • Strapagiel D
  • Paciotti S
  • Vogelgsang J
  • Roehrl MH
  • Mendoza S
  • Kornhuber J
  • Teunissen C.

IL8 and IL16 levels indicate serum and plasma quality.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
June 27, 2018
2018 Jun. Clin Chem Lab Med.56(7):1054-1062.
By:
  • Kofanova O
  • Henry E
  • Aguilar Quesada R
  • Bulla A
  • Navarro Linares H
  • Lescuyer P
  • Shea K
  • Stone M
  • Tybring G
  • Bellora C
  • Betsou F.

A critical evaluation of the PAXgene tissue fixation system: Morphology, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology, and proteomics.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
July 08, 2016
2016 Jul. Am J Clin Pathol.146(1):25-40.
By:
  • Mathieson W
  • Marcon N
  • Antunes L
  • Ashford DA
  • Betsou F
  • Frasquilho SG
  • Kofanova OA
  • McKay SC
  • Pericleous S
  • Smith C
  • Unger KM
  • Zeller C
  • Thomas GA.

Preservation of biospecimens at ambient temperature: Special focus on nucleic acids and opportunities for the biobanking community.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
April 01, 2016
2016 Apr. Biopreserv Biobank.14(2):89-98. Epub 2016 Feb 17.
By:
  • Muller R
  • Betsou F
  • Barnes MG
  • Harding K
  • Bonnet J
  • Kofanova O
  • Crowe JH
  • International Society for Biological Environmental Repositories (ISBER) Biospecimen Science Working Group.

Comparison of different matrices as potential quality control samples for neurochemical dementia diagnostics.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
March 01, 2016
2016 Mar. J Alzheimers Dis.52(1):51-64.
By:
  • Lelental N
  • Brandner S
  • Kofanova O
  • Blennow K
  • Zetterberg H
  • Andreasson U
  • Engelborghs S
  • Mroczko B
  • Gabryelewicz T
  • Teunissen C
  • Mollenhauer B
  • Parnetti L
  • Chiasserini D
  • Molinuevo JL
  • Perret-Liaudet A
  • Verbeek MM
  • Andreasen N
  • Brosseron F
  • Bahl JM
  • Herukka SK
  • Hausner L
  • Frolich L
  • Labonte A
  • Poirier J
  • Miller AM
  • Zilka N
  • Kovacech B
  • Urbani A
  • Suardi S
  • Oliveira C
  • Baldeiras I
  • Dubois B
  • Rot U
  • Lehmann S
  • Skinningsrud A
  • Betsou F
  • Wiltfang J
  • Gkatzima O
  • Winblad B
  • Buchfelder M
  • Kornhuber J
  • Lewczuk P.

Ultraviolet C radiation influences the robustness of RNA integrity measurement.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
September 01, 2015
2015 Sep. Electrophoresis.36(17):2072-81. Epub 2015 Jul 14.
By:
  • Unger C
  • Kofanova O
  • Sokolowska K
  • Lehmann D
  • Betsou F.

Tube polypropylene: A neglected critical parameter for protein adsorption during biospecimen storage.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
August 01, 2015
2015 Aug. Biopreserv Biobank.13(4):296-8. Epub 2015 Jul 17.
By:
  • Kofanova OA
  • Mommaerts K
  • Betsou F.

Method validation for automated isolation of viable peripheral blood mononuclear cells.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
June 01, 2015
2015 Jun. Biopreserv Biobank.13(3):152-63. Epub 2015 Apr 1.
By:
  • Hamot G
  • Ammerlaan W
  • Mathay C
  • Kofanova O
  • Betsou F.

Viable mononuclear cell stability study for implementation in a proficiency testing program: impact of shipment conditions.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
June 01, 2014
2014 Jun. Biopreserv Biobank.12(3):206-16.
By:
  • Kofanova OA
  • Davis K
  • Glazer B
  • De Souza Y
  • Kessler J
  • Betsou F
  • Isber Biospecimen Science Working Group.

DNA fingerprinting: a quality control case study for human biospecimen authentication.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
April 01, 2014
2014 Apr. Biopreserv Biobank.12(2):151-3. Epub 2014 Feb 14.
By:
  • Kofanova OA
  • Mathieson W
  • Thomas GA
  • Betsou F.

Lithostatine concentration is not useful for assessing the preanalytical variations in biobanked urine samples.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
October 01, 2013
2013 Oct. Biopreserv Biobank.11(5):316-8.
By:
  • Kofanova OA
  • Betsou F.

Combined effect of tissue stabilization and protein extraction methods on phosphoprotein analysis.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
  • NORLUX Neuro-Oncology Laboratory
June 01, 2013
2013 Jun. Biopreserv Biobank.11(3):161-165.
By:
  • Kofanova OA
  • Fack F
  • Niclou SP
  • Betsou F.