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Jorge Verdín


Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Institute of Biotechnology, Mexico National University, 2006

Current position

Research Scientist, Industrial Biotechnology, Jalisco State Scientific Research and Technology Assistance Center-CIATEJ, Guadalajara, Mexico


  1. Sánchez-León, E., Verdín, J., Freitag, M., Roberson, R. W., Bartnicki-Garcia, S. and Riquelme, M. (2011). Traffic of chitin synthase 1 (CHS-1) to the Spitzenkörper and developing septa in hyphae of Neurospora crassa: actin dependence and evidence of distinct microvesicle populations. Eukaryot Cell 10(5): 683-695.
  2. Verdín, J., Bartnicki-García, S. and Riquelme, M. (2009). Functional stratification of the Spitzenkörper of Neurospora crassa. Mol Microbiol 74(5): 1044-1053.
  3. Riquelme, M., Bartnicki-García, S., González-Prieto, J. M., Sánchez-León, E., Verdín-Ramos, J. A., Beltrán-Aguilar, A. and Freitag, M. (2007). Spitzenkörper localization and intracellular traffic of green fluorescent protein-labeled CHS-3 and CHS-6 chitin synthases in living hyphae of Neurospora crassa. Eukaryot Cell 6: 1853-1864.
  4. Ayala, M., Verdin, J. and Vazquez-Duhalt, R. (2007). The prospects for peroxidase-based biorefining of petroleum fuels. Biocatalysis and Biotransformations 25: 114-129.
  5. Tinoco, R., Verdin, J. and Vazquez-Duhalt, R. (2007). Role of oxidizing mediators and tryptophan 172 in the discoloration of industrial dyes by the versatile peroxidase from Bjerkandera adusta. J Mol Catal B-Enzym 46: 1-7.
  6. Verdin, J., Pogni, R., Baeza, A., Baratto, M. C., Basosi, R. and Vazquez-Duhalt, R. (2006). Mechanism of versatile peroxidase inactivation by Ca(2+) depletion. Biophys Chem 121(3): 163-170.
  7. Pogni, R., Baratto, M. C., Giansanti, S., Teutloff, C., Verdin, J., Valderrama, B., Lendzian, F., Lubitz, W., Vazquez-Duhalt, R. and Basosi, R. (2005). Tryptophan-based radical in the catalytic mechanism of versatile peroxidase from Bjerkandera adusta. Biochemistry 44(11): 4267-4274.
Protocols by Jorge Verdín
  1. Density Gradient Centrifugation for Enrichment and Identification of GFP-tagged Chitosomal Microvesicles of Filamentous Fungi