Silvia Ramundo



Picchianti L, Sanchez de Medina Hernandez V, ..., Dagdas Y (2023) Shuffled ATG8 interacting motifs form an ancestral bridge between UFMylation and autophagy. EMBO J 42(10):e112053 preprint bioRxiv:2022.04.26.489478.

Yilmazer I, Vetrano P, Eicke S, et al. (2023) A conserved ESCRT-II-like protein participates in the biogenesis and maintenance of thylakoid membranes. bioRxiv:2023.10.10.561251.


McWhite CD, Sae-Lee W, Yuan Y, et al. (2022) Alternative proteoforms and proteoform-dependent assemblies in humans and plants. bioRxiv:2022.09.21.508930.

Fauser F, Vilarrasa-Blasi J, Onishi M, et al. (2022) Systematic characterization of gene function in the photosynthetic alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Nat Genet 54(5):705-14bioRxiv:2020.12.11.42095.


Rochaix JD, Surzycki R, Ramundo S (2021) Regulated Chloroplast Gene Expression in Chlamydomonas. Methods Mol Biol.

Westrich LD, Gotsmann VL, Herkt C, et al. (2021) The versatile interactome of chloroplast ribosomes revealed by affinity purification mass spectrometry. Nucleic Acids Res.


Ramundo S, Asakura Y, Salomé PA, et al. (2020) Coexpressed subunits of dual genetic origin define a conserved supercomplex mediating essential protein import into chloroplasts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.

Perlaza K, Toutkoushian H, Boone M, et al. (2019) The Mars1 kinase confers photoprotection through signaling in the chloroplast unfolded protein response. eLife.

Li X, Patena W, Fauser F, et al. (2019) A genome-wide algal mutant library and functional screen identifies genes required for eukaryotic photosynthesis. Nat Genet.

Rochaix JD, Ramundo S (2018) Chloroplast signaling and quality control. Essays Biochem.

Mackinder LCM, Chen C, Leib RD, et al. (2017) A Spatial Interactome Reveals the Protein Organization of the Algal CO 2-Concentrating Mechanism. Cell.

Rochaix JD, Ramundo S (2015) Conditional repression of essential chloroplast genes: Evidence for new plastid signaling pathways. Biochim Biophys Acta.

Ramundo S, Rochaix JD (2015) Controlling expression of genes in the unicellular alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii with a vitamin-repressible riboswitch. Methods Enzymol.

Ramundo S, Rochaix JD. (2014) Chloroplast unfolded protein response, a new plastid stress signaling pathway? Plant Signal Behav.

Ramundo S, Rochaix JD. (2014) Loss of chloroplast ClpP elicits an autophagy-like response in Chlamydomonas. Autophagy.

Dinc E, Ramundo S, Croce R et al. (2014) Repressible chloroplast gene expression in Chlamydomonas: a new tool for the study of the photosynthetic apparatus. Biochim Biophys Acta.

Ramundo S, Casero D, Mühlhaus T, et al. (2014) Conditional Depletion of the Chlamydomonas Chloroplast ClpP Protease Activates Nuclear Genes Involved in Autophagy and Plastid Protein Quality Control. Plant Cell.

Rochaix JD, Surzycki R, Ramundo S (2014) Tools for regulated gene expression in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas. Methods Mol Biol.

Ramundo S, Rahire M, Schaad O, et al. (2013) Repression of essential chloroplast genes reveals new signaling pathways and regulatory feedback loops in chlamydomonas. Plant Cell.

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