Patrizia Aducci
Patrizia Aducci
affiliation: Università di Roma Tor Vergata
research area(s): Chemical Biology, Molecular Biology
Course: Cell and Molecular Biology
University/Istitution: Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Academic activity
1975 Degree in Biological Sciences- University of Rome "La Sapienza"
1981-1987 Research associate- University of Rome "La Sapienza"- Faculty Of Science
1982-1983 Teaching fellow "Biochemistry of nutrition" and "Physiology of nutrition" in the Advanced School of Nutrition Science- University of Rome "La Sapienza"
1987-1994 Associate professor of Plant Physiology- University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
1991-1992 Teaching contract in "Crop Physiology"- University of Basilicata, Potenza- Faculty of Agriculture
1994-present Full professor of Plant Physiology- University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
1995-2004 Director of the Advanced School of Biotechnology- University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
1997-2001 President of the Italian Society of Plant Physiology
1997-2005 Director of Consorzio Interuniversitario “Biologia Molecolare delle Piante”
2001-2004 President of the course of Biotechnology (I level degree)- University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
2004-present Head of Department of Biology-University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
2007-present Member of National Committee for Biosafety, Biotechnology and Life Science

Special awards
2005 Medaglia Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL per le Scienze Fisiche e Naturali per il 2004
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. Signal transduction pathways in plants. Biology of 14-3-3 proteins. Protein interaction networks in plants. Mechanism of action of the fungal toxin fusicoccin. Pharmacological activity of fusicoccin.
Camoni L., Di Lucente C., Visconti S., Aducci P. (2011) The phytotoxin fusicoccin promotes platelet aggregation via 14-3-3-glycoprotein Ib-IX-V interaction1. Biochemical Journal 436:429-436

Visconti S, Camoni L, Marra M, Aducci P. (2008) Role of the 14-3-3 C-terminal region in the interaction with the plasma membrane H+-ATPase. Plant Cell Physiology 49:1887-1889

Garufi A, Visconti S, Camoni L, Aducci P. (2007) Polyamines as physiological regulators of 14-3-3 interaction with the plant plasma membrane H+-ATPase. Plant Cell Physiology 48:434-440.

Sottocornola B, Visconti S, Orsi S, Gazzarrini S, Giacometti S, Olivari C, Camoni L, Aducci P, Marra M, Abenavoli A, Thiel G, Moroni, A. (2006) The potassium channel KAT1 is activated by plant and animal 14-3-3 proteins. The Journal of Biological Chemistry 281:35735-35741.

Camoni L, Marra M, Garufi A, Visconti S, Aducci P. (2006) The Maize Root Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase is Regulated by a Sugar-induced Transduction Pathway. Plant Cell Physiology 47:743-747.
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