Simón Ruíz Lara

 

Nombre: Simón Ruiz Lara

Jerarquía académica: Profesor Asociado

Grado académico: Doctor

E-mail: sruiz@utalca.cl

Teléfono: (56) (71) 2200268

Línea de Investigación

Análisis de la expresión génica de elementos genéticos móviles en variedades nativas y cultivadas de tomate. Aislamiento y caracterización de dichos elementos y de sus secuencias reguladoras. Análisis de la expresión génica de genes de tolerancia a estrés Biótico y abiótico en plantas nativas. Desarrollo de vectores de clonaje para sistemas de transformación de plantas de importancia económica.

Publicaciones

• Guerra, F.P., Reyes, L., Vergara-Jaque, A., Campos-Hernández, C., Gutiérrez, A., Pérez-Díaz, J., Pérez-Díaz, R., Blaudez, D., Ruíz-Lara, S., 2015. Populus deltoides Kunitz trypsin inhibitor 3 confers metal tolerance and binds copper, revealing a new defensive role against heavy metal stress. Environ. Exp. Bot. 115, 28–37. doi:10.1016/j.envexpbot.2015.02.005

• Pérez-Díaz, R., Ryngajllo, M., Pérez-Díaz, J., Peña-Cortés, H., Casaretto, J.A., González-Villanueva, E., Ruiz-Lara, S., 2014. VvMATE1 and VvMATE2 encode putative proanthocyanidin transporters expressed during berry development in Vitis vinifera L. Plant Cell Rep. 33, 1147–1159. doi:10.1007/s00299-014-1604-9

• Perez-Diaz, J., Wu, T.-M., Perez-Diaz, R., Ruiz-Lara, S., Hong, C.-Y., Casaretto, J.A., 2014. Organ- and stress-specific expression of the ASR genes in rice. Plant Cell Rep. 33, 61–73. doi:10.1007/s00299-013-1512-4

• Espinoza, A., Martin, A.S., Lopez-Climent, M., Ruiz-Lara, S., Gomez-Cadenas, A., Casaretto, J.A., 2013. Engineered drought-induced biosynthesis of alpha-tocopherol alleviates stress-induced leaf damage in tobacco. J. Plant Physiol. 170, 1285–1294. doi:10.1016/j.jplph.2013.04.004

• Gainza-Cortes, F., Perez-Diaz, R., Perez-Castro, R., Tapia, J., Casaretto, J.A., Gonzalez, S., Pena-Cortes, H., Ruiz-Lara, S., Gonzalez, E., 2012. Characterization of a putative grapevine Zn transporter, VvZIP3, suggests its involvement in early reproductive development in Vitis vinifera L. BMC Plant Biol. 12. doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-111

• Loyola, J., Verdugo, I., Gonzalez, E., Casaretto, J.A., Ruiz-Lara, S., 2012. Plastidic isoprenoid biosynthesis in tomato: physiological and molecular analysis in genotypes resistant and sensitive to drought stress. PLANT Biol. 14, 149–156. doi:10.1111/j.1438-8677.2011.00465.x

• Perez-Castro, R., Kasai, K., Gainza-Cortes, F., Ruiz-Lara, S., Casaretto, J.A., Pena-Cortes, H., Tapia, J., Fujiwara, T., Gonzalez, E., 2012. VvBOR1, the Grapevine Ortholog of AtBOR1, Encodes an Efflux Boron Transporter That is Differentially Expressed throughout Reproductive Development of Vitis vinifera L. PLANT CELL Physiol. 53, 485–494. doi:10.1093/pcp/pcs001

• Chilian, J., Verdugo, I., Poblete, F., Ruiz-Lara, S., Casaretto, J.A., González, E., 2011. Expression of LHC genes and their relation to photooxidative stress tolerance in Solanum lycopersicum L. and Solanum chilense (Dunal) Reiche . Chil. J. Agric. Res. 71, 503–510.

• Almada, R., Cabrera, N., Casaretto, J.A., Peña-Cortés, H., Ruiz-Lara, S., Villanueva, E.G., 2011. Epigenetic repressor-like genes are differentially regulated during grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) development. Plant Cell Rep. 30, 1959–1968. doi:10.1007/s00299-011-1104-0

• Orellana, S., Yañez, M., Espinoza, A., Verdugo, I., González, E., Ruiz-Lara, S., Casaretto, J.A., 2010. The transcription factor SlAREB1 confers drought, salt stress tolerance and regulates biotic and abiotic stress-related genes in tomato. Plant, Cell Environ. 33, 2191–2208. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2010.02220.x

• Almada, R., Cabrera, N., Casaretto, J.A., Ruiz-Lara, S., Villanueva, E.G., 2009. VvCO and VvCOL1, two CONSTANS homologous genes, are regulated during flower induction and dormancy in grapevine buds. Plant Cell Rep. 28, 1193–1203. doi:10.1007/s00299-009-0720-4

• Yáñez, M., Cáceres, S., Orellana, S., Bastías, A., Verdugo, I., Ruiz-Lara, S., Casaretto, J.A., 2009. An abiotic stress-responsive bZIP transcription factor from wild and cultivated tomatoes regulates stress-related genes. Plant Cell Rep. 28, 1497–1507. doi:10.1007/s00299-009-0749-4

• Salazar, M., González, E., Casaretto, J.A., Casacuberta, J.M., Ruiz-Lara, S., 2007. The promoter of the TLC1.1 retrotransposon from Solanum chilense is activated by multiple stress-related signaling molecules. Plant Cell Rep. 26, 1861–1868. doi:10.1007/s00299-007-0375-y

• Tapia, G., Verdugo, I., Yañez, M., Ahumada, I., Theoduloz, C., Cordero, C., Poblete, F., González, E., Ruiz-Lara, S., (2005). Involvement of ethylene in stress-induced expression of the TLC1.1 retrotransposon from Lycopersicon chilense Dun. Plant Physiol. 138, 2075–2086. doi:10.1104/pp.105.059766

• Peña-Cortés, H., Cuadros, A., Fichet, T., Pinto, M., Ramirez, I., Valdés, J., Riquelme, A., González, D., González, E., Hinrichsen, P., Prieto, H., Ruiz, S. and Rosales, M. (2005). Chilean effort for improving fruit quality in grapevine: a genomic approach to understanding seed formation, fruit ripening and pathogen response. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 689:505-512 http://www.actahort.org/books/689/689_62.htm

• Olave-Concha, N., Bravo, L.A., Ruiz-Lara, S., Corcuera, L.J., 2005. Differential accumulation of dehydrin-like proteins by abiotic stresses in Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Polar Biol. 28, 506–513. doi:10.1007/s00300-005-0718-5

• Olave-Concha, N., Ruiz-Lara, S., Muñoz, X., Bravo, L.A., Corcuera, L.J., 2004. Accumulation of dehydrin transcripts and proteins in response to abiotic stresses in Deschampsia antarctica. Antarct. Sci. 16, 175–184. doi:10.1017/S0954102004001920

• Yañez, M., Verdugo, I., Rodríguez, M., Prat, S., Ruiz-Lara, S., 1998. Highly heterogeneous families of Ty1/copia retrotransposons in the Lycopersicon chilense genome. Gene 222, 223–228. doi:10.1016/S0378-1119(98)00486-7

• Ruiz-Lara, S., Cornudella, L., Rodrígez-Campos, A., 1996. Dissociation of protamine-DNA complexes by Xenopus nucleoplasmin and minichromosome assembly in vitro. Eur. J. Biochem. 240, 186-194.

• Ruiz-Lara, S., Prats, E., Casas, M.T., Cornudella, L., 1993. Molecular cloning and sequence of a cDNA for the sperm-specific protein ∅1 from the mussel Mytilus edulis. Nucleic Acids Res. 21, 2774.

• Olivares, C., Vera, M.L., Ruiz-Lara, S., 1993. Coexistence of two chromatin structures in sperm nuclei of the bivalve mollusc Protothaca thaca. Mol. Cell. Biochem. 125, 87–95.

• Ruiz-Lara, S., Prats, E., Sainz, J., Cornudella, L., 1992. Cloning and characterization of a highly conserved satellite DNA from the mollusc Mytilus edulis. Gene 117, 237–242.

• Sainz, J., Prats, E., Ruiz, S. and Cornudella, L. (1992). Organization of repetitive sequences in the genome of the echinoderm Holoturia tubulosa. Biochimie 74, 1067 – 1074.

• Olivares, C. and Ruiz, S. (1990). Nucleosomal organization of chromatin in sperm nuclei of the bivalve mollusc Aulacomya ater. Molecular and Cell Biochem. 101, 93 – 99.

• Olivares, C., Ruiz, S. and Cornudella, L. (1986). Characterization of histone and protamine variants in sperm of the bivalve mollusc Aulacomya ater. FEBS Lett. 205, 195 – 199.