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Anna Stepanova Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University, USA
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Jose Alonso Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University, USA
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Steffen Heber Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, USA
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Qiwen Hu Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, USA
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Catharina Merchante
  • Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterranea (IHSM)-UMA-CSIC, Departamento de Biología Molecular y Bioquímica, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
  • 1 Author merit

Education

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Málaga (Spain), 2010.

Current position

Postdoctoral Associate in the  Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Málaga (Spain)

Publications

  1. Hu, Q., Merchante, C., Stepanova, A. N., Alonso, J. M. and Heber, S. (2016). Genome-Wide Search for Translated Upstream Open Reading Frames in Arabidopsis Thaliana. IEEE Trans Nanobioscience 15(2): 148-157.

  2. Merchante, C., Brumos, J., Yun, J., Hu, Q., Spencer, K. R., Enriquez, P., Binder, B. M., Heber, S., Stepanova, A. N. and Alonso, J. M. (2015). Gene-specific translation regulation mediated by the hormone-signaling molecule EIN2. Cell 163(3): 684-697.

  3. Hu, Q., Merchante, C. Stepanova, A. N., Alonso, J. M. and Heber, S. (2015). A Stacking-Based Approach to Identify Translated Upstream Open Reading Frames in Arabidopsis thaliana. Bioinformatics Research and Application. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9096: 138 - 149.

  4. Merchante, C., Vallarino, J. G., Osorio, S., Araguez, I., Villarreal, N., Ariza, M. T., Martinez, G. A., Medina-Escobar, N., Civello, M. P., Fernie, A. R., Botella, M. A. and Valpuesta, V. (2013). Ethylene is involved in strawberry fruit ripening in an organ-specific manner. J Exp Bot 64(14): 4421-4439.

  5. Merchante, C., Alonso, J. M. and Stepanova, A. N. (2013). Ethylene signaling: simple ligand, complex regulation. Curr Opin Plant Biol 16(5): 554-560.

  6. Bombarely, A., Merchante, C., Csukasi, F., Cruz-Rus, E., Caballero, J. L., Medina-Escobar, N., Blanco-Portales, R., Botella, M. A., Munoz-Blanco, J., Sanchez-Sevilla, J. F. and Valpuesta, V. (2010). Generation and analysis of ESTs from strawberry (Fragaria xananassa) fruits and evaluation of their utility in genetic and molecular studies. BMC Genomics 11: 503.

  7. Merchante, C., Csukasi, F. and Valpuesta, V. (2010). Agricultural Biotechnology. In: Gonzalez-Fontes, A., Garate, A. and Bonilla, I. (eds). Agricultural Sciences:Topics in Modern Agriculture. pp. 371 - 394.

  8. Csukasi, F., Merchante, C. and Valpuesta, V. (2009). Modification of plant hormone levels and signaling as a tool in plant biotechnology. Biotechnol J 4(9): 1293-1304.

1 Protocol published
A Ribosome Footprinting Protocol for Plants
Authors:  Catharina Merchante, Qiwen Hu, Steffen Heber, Jose Alonso and Anna N. Stepanova, date: 11/05/2016, view: 2559, Q&A: 0
Ribosome footprinting, or Ribo-seq, has revolutionized the studies of translation. It was originally developed for yeast and mammalian cells in culture (Ingolia et al., 2009). Herein, we describe a plant-optimized hands-on ribosome ...