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Person Details: Dr. Elizabeth A. Komives

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Dr. Elizabeth A. Komives

University of California-San Diego
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Natural Sciences Building Rm 4324
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0378
La Jolla, California 92093-0378
Phone: 858-534-3058
Fax: 858-534-7390




  • Guo L, Ghassemian M, Komives EA, Russell P. 2012. Cadmium-induced proteome remodeling regulated by Spc I/Sty I and Zip I in fission yeast. Toxicol Sci 129(1):200-212. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfs179 PMID:22610605 PMCID:PMC3713068
  • Jobe TO, Sung D, Akmakjian GZ, Pham AL, Komives EA, Mendoza-Cozatl DG, Schroeder JI. 2012. Feedback inhibition by thiols outranks glutathione depletion: a luciferase-based screen reveals glutathione-deficient y-ECS and glutathione synthetase mutants impaired in cadmium-induced sulfate assimilation. Plant J 70:783-795. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.04924.x PMID:22283708 PMCID:PMC4688143



  • Mendoza-Cózatl D, Butko E, Springer F, Torpey JW, Komives EA, Kehr J, Schroeder JI. 2008. Identification of high levels of phytochelatins, glutathione and cadmium in the phloem sap of Brassica napus A role for thiol-peptides in the long-distance transport of cadmium and the effect of cadmium on iron translocation. Plant J 54(2):249-259. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03410.x PMID:18208526 PMCID:PMC2839885


  • Chen A, Komives EA, Schroeder JI. 2006. An improved grafting technique for mature Arabidopsis plants demonstrates long-distance shoot-to-root transport of phytochelatins in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 141(1):108-120. doi:10.1104/pp.105.072637 PMID:16531489 PMCID:PMC1459314
  • Shi J, Koeppe JR, Komives EA, Taylor PW. 2006. Ligand-induced conformational changes in the acetylcholine-binding protein analyzed by hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass spectrometry. J Biol Chem 281(17):12170-12177. doi:10.1074/jbc.M600154200 PMID:16484218


  • Jennings LL, Komives EA, Taylor PW. 2004. Organophosphate modifications of mouse acetylcholinesterase: detection of exposure by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. In: Cholinesterases in the Second Millennium: Biomolecular and Pathological Aspects, N.C. VII International Meeting on Cholinesterases, Pucon, Chile. pp.265-268.


  • Jennings LL, Malecki M, Komives EA, Taylor PW. 2003. Direct analysis of the kinetic profiles of organophosphate-acetylcholinesterase adducts by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Biochemistry 42(37):11083-11091. PMID:12974645
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