Antonio Zúñiga Thayer


LACER Research Assistant

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1.- Studies

2019. Biochemist and Degree in Biochemistry, University of Santiago de Chile.

2.- Research areas

- Molecular biology

- Cloning and expression of proteins

- Oxidative stress metabolism

- Stress from heavy metals

3.- Articles

Laporte, D., Valdés, N., González, A., Sáez, C. A., Zúñiga, A., Navarrete, A., Meneses, C., & Moenne, A. (2016). “Copper-induced overexpression of genes encoding antioxidant system enzymes and metallothioneins involve the activation of CaMs, CDPKs and MEK1/2 in the marine alga Ulva compressa”. Aquatic Toxicology, 177, 433-440. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.06.017

Zúñiga, A., Laporte, D., González, A., Gómez, M., Sáez, C. A., & Moenne, A. (2020). “Isolation and Characterization of Copper- and Zinc-Binding Metallothioneins of the Marine Alga Ulva compressa (Chlorophyta)”. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21, 153. DOI: 10.3390/ijms21010153

Laporte, D., Rodriguez, F., González A., Zúñiga A., Castro-Nallar E., Sáez, C. A. & Moenne, A. (2020). “Copper-induced concomitant increases in photosynthesis, respiration, and C, N and S assimilation revealed by transcriptomic analyses in Ulva compressa (Chlorophyta)”. BMC Plant Biology, 20:25. DOI: 10.1186/s12870-019-2229-5

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