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Antonio  Vera

Antonio Vera


Ph. D. in Biology

Current position

Associate Professor in Genetics, Department of Applied Biology, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Alicante, Spain

Publications (since 2006)

  1. Rodriguez-Cazorla, E., Ripoll, J. J., Andujar, A., Bailey, L. J., Martinez-Laborda, A., Yanofsky, M. F. and Vera, A. (2015). K-homology nuclear ribonucleoproteins regulate floral organ identity and determinacy in arabidopsis. PLoS Genet 11(2): e1004983.
  2. Gonzalez-Reig, S., Ripoll, J. J., Vera, A., Yanofsky, M. F. and Martinez-Laborda, A. (2012). Antagonistic gene activities determine the formation of pattern elements along the mediolateral axis of the Arabidopsis fruit. PLoS Genet 8(11): e1003020.
  3. Martınez-Laborda, A. and Vera, A. (2009). Arabidopsis fruit development. Annual Plant Reviews Volume 38: Fruit Development and Seed Dispersal: 172-203.
  4. Ripoll, J. J., Rodriguez-Cazorla, E., Gonzalez-Reig, S., Andujar, A., Alonso-Cantabrana, H., Perez-Amador, M. A., Carbonell, J., Martinez-Laborda, A. and Vera, A. (2009). Antagonistic interactions between Arabidopsis K-homology domain genes uncover PEPPER as a positive regulator of the central floral repressor FLOWERING LOCUS C. Dev Biol 333(2): 251-262.
  5. Alonso-Cantabrana, H., Ripoll, J. J., Ochando, I., Vera, A., Ferrandiz, C. and Martinez-Laborda, A. (2007). Common regulatory networks in leaf and fruit patterning revealed by mutations in the Arabidopsis ASYMMETRIC LEAVES1 gene. Development 134(14): 2663-2671.
  6. Ripoll, J. J., Ferrandiz, C., Martinez-Laborda, A. and Vera, A. (2006). PEPPER, a novel K-homology domain gene, regulates vegetative and gynoecium development in Arabidopsis. Dev Biol 289(2): 346-359.
  7. Ochando, I., Jover-Gil, S., Ripoll, J. J., Candela, H., Vera, A., Ponce, M. R., Martinez-Laborda, A. and Micol, J. L. (2006). Mutations in the microRNA complementarity site of the INCURVATA4 gene perturb meristem function and adaxialize lateral organs in arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 141(2): 607-619.
  8. Gonzalez-Bayon, R., Kinsman, E. A., Quesada, V., Vera, A., Robles, P., Ponce, M. R., Pyke, K. A. and Micol, J. L. (2006). Mutations in the RETICULATA gene dramatically alter internal architecture but have little effect on overall organ shape in Arabidopsis leaves. J Exp Bot 57(12): 3019-3031.
Protocols by Antonio Vera
  1. 3’ Rapid Amplification of cDNA Ends (3’ RACE) Using Arabidopsis Samples