University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 
 

Speciality

Molecular Biology: proteolysis, stress and development

 

Education

B.S. University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia (Molecular Biology)

Ph.D. Ghent University, Belgium  (Plant Biotechnology and Genetics)

 

Lab website

http://www.uky.edu/~jasmal3/

Web Site

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/AgEcon/Kurepa,Jasmina

Research/Teaching Publications

  • Books and Book Chapters
  • Krepa, J., and J. Smalle 2011. Assaying transcription factor stability. Chapter 12, pp. 219-234. IN: L. Yuan and S.E. Perry, eds. Plant Transcription Factors: Methods and Protocols, vol. 754. In Methods in Molecular Biology (J.M. Walker, series ed.), Human Press, New York.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa Jan Smalle,
  • Refereed Journal Articles
  • Kurepa J. and J.A. Smalle 2013. Reversion of the Arabidopsis rpn12a-1 exon-trap mutation by an intragenic suppressor that weakens the chimeric 5’ splice site F1000Research, doi: 10.3410/f1000research.2-60.v1 http://f1000research.com/articles/2-60/v1
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa J., Y. Li and J. A.Smalle 2013. Proteasome-dependent proteolysis has a critical role in fine-tuning the feedback inhibition of cytokinin signaling. Plant Signal Behav. 2013 Jan 18;8(3). pii: e23474. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23333959
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle, , Yan Li
  • Kurepa, J., S. Wang, and J. Smalle. 2012. The role of 26S proteasome-dependent proteolysis in the formation and restructuring of microtubule networks. Plant Signaling and Behavior 7(10): 1289-1295.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Wang, S., J. Kurepa, and J. Smalle. 2011. Ultra-small TiO2 nanoparticles disrupt microtubular networks in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant, Cell & Environment 34:811-820.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Wang, S., J. Kurepa, T. Hashimoto, and J. Smalle. 2011. Salt stress-induced disassembly of Arabidopsis cortical microtubule arrays involves 26S proteasome-dependent degradation of SPIRAL1. The Plant Cell 23:3412-3427.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa J., C. Karangwa, Sfichi Duke L., and J.A. Smalle 2010. Arabidopsis sensitivity to protein synthesis inhibitors depends on 26S proteasome activity. Plant Cell Reports 29: 249-259 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20087596
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa J., T. Paunesku, S. Vogt, H. Arora, B.M. Rabatic, J. Lu, M.B. Wanzer, Woloschak G.E. and J.A. Smalle 2010. Uptake and distribution of ultra-small anatase titanium dioxide Alizarin red S nanoconjugates in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nano Letters 10:2296-2302. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20218662
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa, J., C. Karangwa, L. S. Duke, and J. Smalle. 2010. Arabidopsis sensitivity to protein synthesis inhibitors depends on 26S proteasome activity. Plant Cell Reports 29:249-259.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa, J., T. Paunesku, S. Vogt, H. Arora, B.M. Rabatic, J. Lu, M.B. Wanzer, G.E. Woloschak, and J. Smalle. 2010. Uptake and distribution of ultra-small anatase TiO2 Alizarin red S nanoconjugates in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nano Letters 10:2296-2302.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa, J., A. Toh-e, and J. Smalle. 2008. 26S proteasome regulatory particle mutants have increased oxidative stress tolerance. The Plant Journal 53:102-114.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa, J., and J. Smalle. 2008. Structure, function, and regulation of plant proteasomes. Biochimie 90:324-335.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa, J., and J. Smalle. 2008. To misfold or to lose structure? Detection and degradation of oxidized proteins by the 20S proteasome. Plant Signaling and Behavior 3:418-419.
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Saracco S.A., Miller M.J., Kurepa J. and Vierstra R.D. 2007. Genetic analysis of SUMOylation in Arabidopsis: conjugation of SUMO1 and SUMO2 to nuclear proteins is essential. Plant Physiology 2007 145(1):119-34 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17644626
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Kurepa J., J. M. Walker, J. Smalle, M. M. Gosink, S. J. Davis, T. L. Durham, D. Sung and R. D. Vierstra 2003. The SUMO protein modification system in Arabidopsis: accumulation of SUMO1 and SUMO2 conjugates is increased by stress. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278, 6862-6872. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12482876
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Smalle J., J. Kurepa, P. Yang, T. Emborg, E. Babiychuk, S. Kushnir and R. D. Vierstra 2003. The pleiotropic role of the 26S proteasome subunit RPN10 in Arabidopsis thaliana growth and development supports a substrate-specific function in abscisic acid signaling. The Plant Cell, 15, 965-980. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12671091
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Smalle J., J. Kurepa, P. Yang, E. Babiychuk, S. Kushnir, A. Durski and R. D. Vierstra 2002. Cytokinin growth responses in Arabidopsis thaliana involve the 26S proteasome subunit RPN12. The Plant Cell, 14, 17-32 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11826296
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Doelling J.H., Yan N., Kurepa J., Walker J., Vierstra R.D. 2001. The ubiquitin-specific protease UBP14 is essential for early embryo development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2001 Sep;27(5):393-405. The Plant Journal 2001 27:393-405. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11576424
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Peng Z., J.M. Staub, Serino G., S.F. Kwok, J. Kurepa , B.D. Bruce, R.D. Vierstra, N. Wei, Deng X.W. 2001. The cellular level of PR500, a protein complex related to the 19S regulatory particle of the proteasome, is regulated in response to stresses in plants. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2001 12: 383-392 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11179422
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Davis S.J., J. Kurepa, Vierstra R.D. 1999. The Arabidopsis thaliana HY1 locus, required for phytochrome-chromophore biosynthesis, encodes a protein related to heme oxygenases. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 96:6541-6546 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10339624
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Bueno P., Piqueras A., Kurepa J., Savoure A., Verbruggen N., Van Montagu M., Inze D. 1998. Expression of antioxidant enzymes in response to abscisic acid and high osmoticum in tobacco BY-2 cell cultures Plant Science 138:27-34
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Kurepa J., J. Smalle, M. Van Montagu and D. Inzé 1998. Oxidative stress tolerance and longevity in Arabidopsis: the late flowering mutant gigantea is tolerant to paraquat. The Plant Journal, 14, 759 764 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9681039
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Smalle J., J. Kurepa, M. Haegman, J. Gielen, M. Van Montagu and D. Van Der Straeten 1998. The trihelix-binding motif in higher plants is not restricted to the transcription factors GT 1 and GT 2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 95, 3318 3322 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9501260
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,
  • Kurepa J., P. Bueno, K. Kampfenkel, M. VanMontag, M. Vanden Bulcke, Inzé D. 1997. Effects of iron deficiency on iron superoxide dismutase expression in Nicotiana tabacum Plant Physiology & Biochemistry 35: 467-474
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Kurepa J., D. Hérouart, M. Van Montagu, Inzé D. 1997. Differential expression of CuZn- and Fe-superoxide dismutase genes of tobacco during development, oxidative stress, and hormonal treatments. Plant & Cell Physiology 1997 38:463-470 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9177032
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Kurepa J., M. Van Montagu, Inzé D. 1997. Expression of sodCp and sodB genes in Nicotiana tabacum: effects of light and copper exces Journal of Experimental Botany 48:2007-2014
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa,
  • Smalle J., M. Haegman, J. Kurepa, M. Van Montagu and D. Van Der Straeten 1997. Ethylene can stimulate Arabidopsis hypocotyl elongation in the light Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 94, 2756 5761 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11038610
    Authors in Dept.: Jasmina Kurepa, Jan Smalle,