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Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Ketelaar KD, Schneider R, Villalobos J A, Somerville Ch R, Persson St, Wallace I S (2017) BRASSINOSTEROID INSENSITIVE2 negatively regulates cellulose synthesis in Arabidopsis by phosphorylating cellulose synthase 1. PNAS, 114, 3533-3538. DOI


Deeks M, Sanchez-Rodriguez C, (2016) Seeing is believing: cell biology at the plant–microbe interface. New Phytologist, 221, 16-19. DOI

Wang C, Hu T, Yan X, Meng T, Wang Y, Wang Q, Zhang X, Gu Y, Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Gadeyne A, Lin J, Persson S, Van Damme D, Li C, Bednarek S Y, Pan J (2016) Differential Regulation of Clathrin and Its Adaptor Proteins during Membrane Recruitment for Endocytosis. Plant Physiology, 171, 215-219. DOI


Liu Z, Persson S,  Sánchez-Rodríguez C+. (2015)  At the border: the plasma membrane-cell wall continuum. Journal of Experimental Botany. Mar;66(6):1553-1563. DOI +Corresponding author.

Zhang Y, Persson S, Hirst J, Robinson MS, van Damme D, and Sánchez-Rodríguez C+ (2015) Change your Tplate, change your fate: plant CME and beyond. Trends Plant Sci.  Jan;20(1):41-8. DOI  +Corresponding author.


Fujikura U, Elsaesser L, Breuninger H, Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Ivakov A, Laux T, Findlay K, Persson S, Lenhard M (2014)  Atkinesin-13A modulates cell-wall synthesis and cell expansion in Arabidopsis thaliana via the THESEUS1 pathway. PLoS Genet. Sep 18;10(9):e1004627. DOI

Gadeyne A¥, Sánchez-Rodríguez C¥, Vanneste S, Di Rubbo S, Zauber H, Vanneste K, Van Leene J, De Winne N, Eeckhout, Persiau G, Van De Slijke E, Vercruysse L, Adamowski M, Ehrlich M, Schweighofer A, Bednarek S, Ketelaar T, Maere S, Friml J, Gevaert K, Witters E, Russinova E, Persson S, De Jaeger G, Van Damme D (2014) The TPLATE adaptor complex drives clathrin-mediated endocytosis in plants. Cell. Feb; 156(4): 691-704. DOI

¥Equal contribution. Publication high-lighted by F1000, by the MPG and VIB, and it has very good metrics at Cell’s homepage (it scored as being in the top 96th percentile of attention compared to over 4000 other Cell articles)

Krishnamoorty P,  Sanchez-Rodriguez C¥, Heilmann I, Persson S (2014) Regulatory roles of phosphoinositides in membrane trafficking and their potential impact on cell wall synthesis and re-modelling. Annals of Botany, 114:1049-1057. DOI

¥Equal contribution.


Wu XN, Sanchez-Rodriguez C, Pertl-Obermeyer H, Obermeyer G, Schulze WX (2013) Sucrose-induced receptor kinase SIRK1 regulates plasma membrane aquaporins in Arabidopsis. Mol Cell Proteomics. Oct; 12(10): 2856-73. DOI

Torres MA, Jorge Moralesa J, Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Molina A, Dangl JF (2013) Functional interplay between Arabidopsis NADPH oxidases and heterotrimeric G proteins. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. Jun; 26(6):686-94. DOI

Ramos B, González-Melendi P, Sánchez-Vallet A, Sánchez-Rodríguez C, López G, Molina A (2013) Functional genomics tools to decipher the pathogenicity mechanisms of the necrotroph fungus Plectosphaerella cucumerina in Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant Pathol. Jan; 14(1):44-57. DOI


Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Bauer S, Hématy K, Saxe F, Ibáñez AB, Vodermaier V, Konlechner C, Sampathkumar A, Rüggeberg M, Aichinger E, Neumetzler L, Burgert I, Somerville C, Hauser MT, Persson S (2012) CHITINASE-LIKE1/POM-POM1 and Its Homolog CTL2 Are Glucan-Interacting Proteins Important for Cellulose Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. Feb; 24(2):589-607. DOI

Delgado-Cerezo M¥,  Sánchez-Rodríguez C¥, Escudero V, Miedes E, Fernández P, Jordá L, Hernández-Blanco C, Sánchez-Vallet A, Bednarek P, Schultz-Lefert P, Somerville S, Estévez J, Persson S, Molina A (2012) Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G-Protein regulates cell wall defense and resistance to necrotrophic fungi. Mol. Plant. Jan; 5(1):98-114. DOI
¥Equal contribution.


Endler A, Sanchez-Rodriguez C, Persson S (2010) Glycobiology: Cellulose squeezes through. Nature chemical biology. Dec; 6(12):883-4. DOI

Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Rubio-Somoza I, Sibout R, Persson S (2010) Phytohormones and the cell wall in Arabidopsis during seedling growth. Trends Plant Sci. May; 15(5):291-301. DOI

Contributions to books

Sánchez-Rodríguez C and Persson S (2014) Regulation of Cell Wall Formation by Membrane Traffic, in Plant Cell Wall Patterning and Cell Shape (ed H. Fukuda), John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118647363.ch2

Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Sánchez-Vallet A, Jordá L, Riviére M P, Llorente F, Hernández-Blanco C, Delgado M, Sopeña S, Marco Y, Goffner D, Estevez  JM, Somerville S, Molina A (2010) Plant innate immunity and resistance to necrotrophic pathogens: at the cell wall and beyond in Biology of Plant-Microbe Interaction (ed. H Antoun, T Avis, L Brisoon, D Prévost & M Trepanier, eds), vol 7, cap 39: 1-8. ISBN 978-0-9654625-6-3.

Other relevant publications


Molina A, Sopeña S, Jordá L, Sánchez-Rodríguez C, Miedes E,  Escudero V, Sánchez-Vallet A, López G (2012) Method for Increasing pathogen resistance in plants  Ref Nm: PCT/EP2013/077076 (Issued in 30 countries) European Patent Proposal from UPM. 18th Dec. Exclusively licensed for commercial exploitation to Plant Response Biotech SL.

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