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Dr Sonia Lopez de Quinto  -  PhD

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Selected Publications

* Joint-first authors in alphabetical order

Krauss J*, López de Quinto S*, Nüsslein-Volhard C and Ephrussi A. (2009) Myosin-V regulates oskar mRNA localization in the Drosophila oocyte. Current Biology, 19: 1058-1063. Equal contribution first authors listed in alphabetic order.

Besse, F*, López de Quinto S*, Marchand V, Trucco A and Ephrussi A. (2009) Drosophila PTB promotes formation of high-order RNP particles and represses oskar translation. Genes & Development, 23: 195-207. Equal contribution first authors listed in alphabetic order.

Pacheco A, López de Quinto S, Ramajo J and Martínez-Salas, E. (2009) A novel role for Gemin5 in mRNA translation. Nucleic Acid Research, 37: 582-590.

Fernández-Miragall O, López de Quinto S and and Martínez-Salas, E. (2009) Relevance of RNA structure for the activity of picornavirus IRES elements. Virus Reseach, 139: 172-182.

Reigadas S, Pacheco A, Ramajo J, López de Quinto S and Martínez-Salas, E. (2005) Specific interference between two unrelated internal ribosome entry sit e elements impairs translation efficiency. FEBS Lett., 579: 6803-6808.

Yano T, López de Quinto S, Matsui Y, Shevchenko A, Shevchenko A and Ephrussi A. (2004) Hrp48, a Drosophila hnRNPA/B homolog, binds and regulates translation of oskar mRNA. Dev. Cell, 6: 637-648.

López de Quinto S, Saiz M, de la Morena D, Sobrino F and Martínez-Salas E. (2002) IRES-driven translation is stimulated separately by the FMDV 3'-NCR and poly(A) sequences. Nucleic Acids Res., 30: 4398-4405.

López de Quinto S, Lafuente E and Martínez-Salas E. (2001) IRES interaction with translation initiation factors: Functional characterization of novel RNA contacts with eIF3, eIF4B and eIF4GII. RNA, 7: 1213-1226.

López de Quinto S and Martínez-Salas E. (2000) Interaction of the eIF4G initiation factor with the aphthovirus IRES is essential for internal translation initiation in vivo. RNA, 6: 1380-1392.

López de Quinto S and Martínez-Salas E. (1999) Involvement of the aphthovirus RNA sequence located between both functional AUGs in start codon selection. Virology, 255: 324-336.