Kristina Djinovic Carugo


Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria


  1. Kostan J, Salzer U, Orlova A, Törö I, Hodnik V, Senju Y, et al. Direct interaction of actin filaments with F-BAR protein pacsin2. EMBO Rep. 2014;15:1154-62 pubmed publisher
    ..This finding reveals a new level of complexity in membrane remodeling processes. ..
  2. Märtens B, Bezerra G, Kreuter M, Grishkovskaya I, Manica A, Arkhipova V, et al. The Heptameric SmAP1 and SmAP2 Proteins of the Crenarchaeon Sulfolobus Solfataricus Bind to Common and Distinct RNA Targets. Life (Basel). 2015;5:1264-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, this study may hint to common and different functions of both Sso-SmAPs in Sso RNA metabolism. ..
  3. Ribeiro E, Pinotsis N, Ghisleni A, Salmazo A, Konarev P, Kostan J, et al. The structure and regulation of human muscle α-actinin. Cell. 2014;159:1447-60 pubmed publisher
  4. Hofbauer S, Hagmüller A, Schaffner I, Mlynek G, Krutzler M, Stadlmayr G, et al. Structure and heme-binding properties of HemQ (chlorite dismutase-like protein) from Listeria monocytogenes. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2015;574:36-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Presented biochemical and structural data reveal that the chlorite dismutase-like protein from L. monocytogenes could act as a potential regulatory heme sensing and storage protein within heme biosynthesis. ..
  5. Song J, Kostan J, Drepper F, Knapp B, de Almeida Ribeiro E, Konarev P, et al. Structural insights into Ca2+-calmodulin regulation of Plectin 1a-integrin ?4 interaction in hemidesmosomes. Structure. 2015;23:558-570 pubmed publisher
    ..This model could serve as a blueprint for studies aimed at understanding how Ca(2+)-CaM or EF-hand motifs regulate F-actin-based cytoskeleton. ..
  6. Salzer U, Kostan J, Djinovic Carugo K. Deciphering the BAR code of membrane modulators. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2017;74:2413-2438 pubmed publisher
  7. Puž V, Pavsic M, Lenarcic B, Djinovic Carugo K. Conformational plasticity and evolutionary analysis of the myotilin tandem Ig domains. Sci Rep. 2017;7:3993 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutation of AKE motif to AAA further confirmed its impact on inter-domain flexibility. We hypothesise that the conformational plasticity of the Ig domain pair in its unbound form is part of the binding partner recognition mechanism. ..