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Dr. Naranjo, Belen

Dr. Belen Naranjo



Photosynthesis regulation and plant light acclimation: PGR5-mediated cyclic electron flow
Mechanisms and components of STN7- and GUN1-dependent retrograde signalling


LMU München
Department Biology I
Plant Sciences
Großhaderner Str. 2-4
D-82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Room: E1.018, Laboratory F0.1055
Phone: +49-89-2180-7455/74573

Work group

AG Professor Leister

Selected Publications:

  • Marino G*, Naranjo B*, Wang J*, Penzler JF, Kleine T, Leister D (2019) Relationship of GUN1 to FUG1 in chloroplast protein homeostasis. Plant J 99:521-535. PMID 31002470 (*M.G., B.N. and W.J. contributed equally to this work; B.N. and D.L. corresponding authors)
  • Kacprzak SM, Mochizuki N, Naranjo B, Xu D, Leister D, Kleine T, Okamoto H, Terry MJ (2019) Plastid-to-Nucleus Retrograde Signalling during Chloroplast Biogenesis Does Not Require ABI4. Plant Physiol 179:18-23. PMID 30377235
  • Pérez-Ruíz JM*, Naranjo B*, Ojeda V, Guinea M, Cejudo FJ (2017) NTRC-dependent redox balance of 2-Cys peroxiredoxins is needed for optimal function of the photosynthetic apparatus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114:12069-12074. PMID 29078290 (*J.M.P.-R. and B.N. contributed equally to this work)
  • Naranjo B, Mignee, C, Krieger-Liszkay A, Hornero-Mendez D, Gallardo-Guerrero L, Cejudo FJ, Lindahl M (2016) The chloroplast NADPH thioredoxin reductase C, NTRC, controls non-photochemical quenching of light energy and photosynthetic electron transport in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Environ 39: 804-822. PMID 26476233 
  • Naranjo B, Diaz-Espejo A, Lindahl M, Cejudo FJ (2016) Type-f thioredoxins have a role in the short-term activation of carbon metabolism and their loss affects growth under short-day conditions in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Exp Bot 67: 1951-1964. PMID 26842981