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Alberto A. Iglesias

Education

Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences in Biochemistry and Pharmacy, National University of Rosario, Argentina, 1985

Current position

Professor, Faculty of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences, National University of the Litoral, Santa Fe
Principal Investigator, National Council for Research in Science and Technology (CONICET), Argentina

Publications (since 2011)

  1. Regner, E. L., Thompson, C. S., Iglesias, A. A., Guerrero, S. A. and Arias, D. G. (2014). Biochemical characterization of thioredoxin reductase from Babesia bovis. Biochimie 99: 44-53.
  2. Piattoni, C. V., Figueroa, C. M., Perotti, F. E and Iglesias, P. A. A. (2014). Biochemistry and Physiology of Carbon Partitioning in Crop Plants. In: Pessarakli, M. (ed). Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 3rd Edition. CRC Press, Chapter 9, pp. 193-215.
  3. Trípodi, K. E., Podestá, F. E., Figueroa, C. M., Piattoni, C. V.,  Iglesias, A. A. and Perotti, V. E. (2014). CAM Plants as Crops. Adaptable, metabolically flexible, and high productive cultivars. In: Pessarakli, M. (ed). Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 3rd Edition. CRC Press, Chapter 38, pp. 831-845.
  4. Hartman, M. D., Figueroa, C. M., Piattoni, C. V. and Iglesias, A. A. (2014). Glucitol dehydrogenase from peach (Prunus persica) fruits is regulated by thioredoxin h. Plant Cell Physiol 55(6): 1157-1168.
  5. Asencion Diez, M. D., Aleanzi, M. C., Iglesias, A. A. and Ballicora, M. A. (2014). A Novel Dual Allosteric Activation Mechanism of Escherichia coli ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase: The Role of Pyruvate. PLoS One 9(8): e103888.
  6. Figueroa, C. M., Asencion Diez, M. D., Kuhn, M. L., McEwen, S., Salerno, G. L., Iglesias, A. A. and Ballicora, M. A. (2013). The unique nucleotide specificity of the sucrose synthase from Thermosynechococcus elongatus. FEBS Lett 587(2): 165-169.
  7. Arias, D. G., Marquez, V. E., Cabeza, M. S., Iglesias, A. A. and Guerrero, S. A. (2013). Glutathione Metabolism in Protozoan Parasites. Making the difference. In: Labrou, N. and Flemetakis, E. (eds). Glutathione: Biochemistry Mechanisms of Action and Clinical Implications. Nova Science Pub, 295-326.
  8. Kuhn, M. L., Figueroa, C. M., Iglesias, A. A. and Ballicora, M. A. (2013). The ancestral activation promiscuity of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylases from oxygenic photosynthetic organisms. BMC Evol Biol 13: 51.
  9. Piattoni, C. V., Figueroa, C. M., Asención Diez, M. D., Parcerisa, I. L., Antuña, S., Comelli, R. A., Guerrero, S. A. and Beccaria, A. A. I. (2013). Production and Characterization of Escherichia coli Glycerol Dehydrogenase as a Tool for Glycerol Recycling. Process Biochemistry 48, 406-412.
  10. Piattoni, C. V., Guerrero, S. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2013). A differential redox regulation of the pathways metabolizing glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate tunes the production of reducing power in the cytosol of plant cells. Int J Mol Sci 14(4): 8073-8092.
  11. Arias, D. G., Marquez, V. E., Chiribao, M. L., Gadelha, F. R., Robello, C., Iglesias, A. A. and Guerrero, S. A. (2013). Redox metabolism in Trypanosoma cruzi: functional characterization of tryparedoxins revisited. Free Radic Biol Med 63: 65-77.
  12. Figueroa, C. M., Kuhn, M. L., Falaschetti, C. A., Solamen, L., Olsen, K. W., Ballicora, M. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2013). Unraveling the activation mechanism of the potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. PLoS One 8(6): e66824.
  13. Diez, M. D., Ebrecht, A. C., Martinez, L. I., Aleanzi, M. C., Guerrero, S. A., Ballicora, M. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2013). A Chimeric UDP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase Produced by Protein Engineering Exhibits Sensitivity to Allosteric Regulators. Int J Mol Sci 14(5): 9703-9721.
  14. Asencion Diez, M. D., Demonte, A. M., Guerrero, S. A., Ballicora, M. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2013). The ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase from Streptococcus mutans provides evidence for the regulation of polysaccharide biosynthesis in Firmicutes. Mol Microbiol 90(5): 1011-1027.
  15. Bosco, M. B., Aleanzi, M. C. and Iglesias, A. A. (2012). Plastidic phosphoglycerate kinase from Phaeodactylum tricornutum: on the critical role of cysteine residues for the enzyme function. Protist 163(2): 188-203.
  16. Asencion Diez, M. D., Peiru, S., Demonte, A. M., Gramajo, H. and Iglesias, A. A. (2012). Characterization of recombinant UDP- and ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylases and glycogen synthase to elucidate glucose-1-phosphate partitioning into oligo- and polysaccharides in Streptomyces coelicolor. J Bacteriol 194(6): 1485-1493.
  17. Beccaria, A. J., Iglesias, A. A. and Comelli, R. A. (2012). The Pauper and the Prince: Glycerol in a view from biofuels and biorefineries. In: De Santos Silva, M. and Costa Ferreira, P. (eds). Glycerol: Production, Structure and Applications. Nova Science Pub. Inc, Chapter 4, pp. 113-137.
  18. Arias, D. G., Regner, E. L., Iglesias, A. A. and Guerrero, S. A. (2012). Entamoeba histolytica thioredoxin reductase: molecular and functional characterization of its atypical properties. Biochim Biophys Acta 1820(12): 1859-1866.
  19. Machtey, M., Kuhn, M. L., Flasch, D. A., Aleanzi, M., Ballicora, M. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2012). Insights into glycogen metabolism in chemolithoautotrophic bacteria from distinctive kinetic and regulatory properties of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase from Nitrosomonas europaea. J Bacteriol 194(22): 6056-6065.
  20. Cortassa, S., Aon, M. A., Iglesias, A. A., Aon, J. C. and Lloyd, D. (2012). In: An Introduction to Metabolic and Cellular Engineering 2nd Edition (BOOK). World Scientific Publishing.
  21. Arias, D. G., Piattoni, C. V., Guerrero, S. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2011). Biochemical Mechanisms for the Maintenance of Oxidative Stress Under Control in Plants. In: Pessarakli, M. (ed). Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 3rd Ed. CRC Press, Chap. 7, pp. 157-190.
  22. Figueroa, C. M., Iglesias, A. A. and Podestá, F. E. (2011). Carbon Metabolism and Plant Stress. In: Pessarakli, M. (ed). Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 3rd Ed. CRC Press, Chap. 18, pp. 447-463.
  23. Arias, D. G., Cabeza, M. S., Erben, E. D., Carranza, P. G., Lujan, H. D., Tellez Inon, M. T., Iglesias, A. A. and Guerrero, S. A. (2011). Functional characterization of methionine sulfoxide reductase A from Trypanosoma spp. Free Radic Biol Med 50(1): 37-46.
  24. Martinez, L. I., Piattoni, C. V., Garay, S. A., Rodrigues, D. E., Guerrero, S. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2011). Redox regulation of UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase from Entamoeba histolytica. Biochimie 93(2): 260-268.
  25. Uhart, M., Iglesias, A. A. and Bustos, D. M. (2011). Structurally constrained residues outside the binding motif are essential in the interaction of 14-3-3 and phosphorylated partner. J Mol Biol 406(4): 552-557.
  26. Piattoni, C. V., Bustos, D. M., Guerrero, S. A. and Iglesias, A. A. (2011). Nonphosphorylating glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase is phosphorylated in wheat endosperm at serine-404 by an SNF1-related protein kinase allosterically inhibited by ribose-5-phosphate. Plant Physiol 156(3): 1337-1350.
  27. Figueroa, C. M., Esper, M. C., Bertolo, A., Demonte, A. M., Aleanzi, M., Iglesias, A. A. and Ballicora, M. A. (2011). Understanding the allosteric trigger for the fructose-1,6-bisphosphate regulation of the ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase from Escherichia coli. Biochimie 93(10): 1816-1823.
Protocols by Alberto A. Iglesias
  1. Iodine Staining of Escherichia coli Expressing Genes Involved in the Synthesis of Bacterial Glycogen