Dr. Mercedes Alfonso-Prieto

Junior-Professorin, akad. Abschluss: M.Sc. Biotechnologie & Biomedizin


Jun.-Prof. für Modellierung & Simulation chemischer Sinneswahrnehmung

Forschungsschwerpunkte:

  • Chemische Sinne
  • Protein-Protein Komplexe

Methodische Schwerpunkte:

  • Molekulares "Docking"
  • Molekulardynamische Multiskalen-Simulationen

Lehrtätigkeiten: 

  • Wahlfach "Computational Molecular Biomedicine"
  • Wahlpflichtfach "Methods in Neurosciences II - In silicon Electrophysiology"






Publikationsverzeichnis: (ausgewählte Publikationen)

    • Fierro, Giorgetti, Carloni, Meyerhof, Alfonso-Prieto (2019) The Two Faces of Bitter Sugars: Insights from Multiscale Simulations. Biophysical Journal. 116(3), 478a
    • Schneider, Korshunova, Musiani, Alfonso-Prieto, Giorgetti, Carloni (2018) Predicting ligand binding poses for low-resolution membrane protein models: Perspectives from multiscale simulations. Biochemical and biophysical research communications 498(2): 366-374
    • Suku, Fierro, Giorgetti, Alfonso-Prieto, Carloni (2017) Multi-scale simulations of membrane proteins: The case of bitter taste receptors. Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices 2(1): 15-21
    • Alfonso-Prieto, Campomanes, Vidossich, Barnes, Rothlisberger, Rovira (2016) Molecular mechanism of hydrogen peroxide decomposition by mono functional catalase and peroxidases. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 251
    • Alfonso-Prieto, Rovira (2016) Modelling Reactivity in Metalloproteins: Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition by Haem Enzymes. Simulating Enzyme Reactivity: Computational Methods in Enzyme Catalysis 453-480
    • Thomaston, Alfonso-Prieto, Woldeyes, Fraser, Klein, Fiorin, DeGrado (2015) High-resolution structures of the M2 channel from influenza A virus reveal dynamic pathways for proton stabilization and transduction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(46): 14260-14265 
    • Campomanes, Rothlisberger, Alfonso-Prieto, Rovira (2015) The molecular mechanism of the catalase-like activity in horseradish peroxidase. Journal of the American Chemical Society 137(34): 11170-11178
    • Palermo, Cavalli, Klein, Alfonso-Prieto, Dal Peraro, De Vivo (2015) Catalytic metal ions and enzymatic processing of DNA and RNA. Accounts of Chemical Research 48(2): 220-228
    • Alfonso-Prieto, Delemotte, Klein (2014) Interaction of the Inward Rectifier Potassium Channel Kir 2.2. with Phosphatidylseroine. Biophysical Journal 106(2), 99a
    • Alfonso-Prieto, Vidossich, Rovira (2012) The reaction mechanisms of heme catalase: An atomistic view by ab initial molecular dynamics. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics 525(2): 121-130
    • Alfonso-Prieto, Oberhofer, Klein, Rovira, Blumberger (2011) Proton transfer drives protein radical formation in Heliobacter pylori catalase but not in Penicillium vitale catalase.  Journal of the American Chemical Society 133(12): 4285-4298
    • Alfonso-Prieto, Biarnés, Vidossich, Rovira (2009) The molecular mechanism of the catalase reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 131(33): 11751-11761
    • Derat, Shaik, Rovira, Vidossich, Alfonso-Prieto (2007) The effect of a water molecule on the mechanism of formation of compound 0 in horseradish peroxidase. Journal of the American Chemical Society 129(20): 6346-6347

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