Taina Tyystjärvi
Dr

Lecturer, Molecular Plant Biology (Department of Biochemistry)
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

taityy@utu.fi
+358 29 450 4203
+358 50 438 5281

Itäinen Pitkäkatu 4 C
Turku
PharmaCity 6th floor room 6033





Areas of expertise
RNA polymerase, transcription, cyanobacteria, gene regulation, photosynthesis

Research

My research focused on cyanobacterial RNA polymerase and regulation of gene expression in cyanobacteria.



Teaching

Responsible teacher:

KABI5073 Transcriptomics

BKEM1052 Molecular Biology Part 2

BKEM5020 Molekyylibiologia - teoria

BKEM5021 Molekyylibiologia - käytäntö


In addition teaching in following courses:

BKEM1051 Molecular Biology Part 1

KABI4006 Plant acclimation and development

SYST1010 Systems biology


Supervise Bachelor, Master and PhD thesis






Publications

Group 2 Sigma Factors Are Central Regulators of Oxidative Stress Acclimation in Cyanobacteria (2019)
Plant and Cell Physiology
Hakkila Kaisa, Valev Dimitar, Antal Taras, Tyystjärvi Esa, Tyystjärvi Taina
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Harnessing transcription for bioproduction in cyanobacteria (2018)
Physiologia Plantarum
Stensjö K., Vavitsas K., Tyystjärvi T.
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

Inactivation of group 2 sigma factors upregulates production of transcription and translation machineries in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp PCC 6803 (2018)
Scientific Reports
Satu Koskinen, Kaisa Hakkila, Juha Kurkela, Esa Tyystjärvi, Taina Tyystjärvi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

6S RNA plays a role in recovery from nitrogen depletion in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 (2017)
BMC Microbiology
Beate Heilmann, Kaisa Hakkila, Jens Georg, Taina Tyystjärvi, Wolfgang R. Hess, Ilka M. Axmann, Dennis Dienst
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Acclimation to High CO2 Requires the omega Subunit of the RNA Polymerase in Synechocystis (2017)
Plant Physiology
Juha Kurkela, Kaisa Hakkila, Taras Antal, Taina Tyystjärvi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

In vivo recruitment analysis and a mutant strain without any group 2 sigma factor reveal roles of different sigma factors in cyanobacteria (2016)
Molecular Microbiology
Koskinen S, Hakkila K, Gunnelius L, Kurkela J, Wada H, Tyystjarvi T
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Oxygen produced by cyanobacteria in simulated Archaean conditions partly oxidizes ferrous iron but mostly escapes-conclusions about early evolution (2016)
Photosynthesis Research
Rantamaki S, Meriluoto J, Spoof L, Puputti EM, Tyystjarvi T, Tyystjarvi E
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Roles of Group 2 Sigma Factors in Acclimation of the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp PCC 6803 to Nitrogen Deficiency (2016)
Plant and Cell Physiology
Antal T, Kurkela J, Parikainen M, Karlund A, Hakkila K, Tyystjarvi E, Tyystjarvi T
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Oxidative stress and photoinhibition can be separated in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 (2014)
BBA - Bioenergetics
Hakkila Kaisa, Antal Taras, Rehman Ateeg Ur, Kurkela Juha, Wada Hajime, Vass Imre, Tyystjärvi E, Tyystjärvi T
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The omega subunit of the RNA polymerase core directs transcription efficiency in cyanobacteria (2014)
Nucleic Acids Research
Liisa Gunnelius, Kaisa Hakkila, Juha Kurkela, Hajime Wad, Esa Tyystjärvi, Taina Tyystjärvi1
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The ω subunit of RNA polymerase is essential for thermal acclimation of cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 (2014)
PLoS ONE
Liisa Gunnelius, Juha Kurkela, Kaisa Hakkila, Satu Koskinen, Marjaana Parikainen, Taina Tyystjärvi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Group 2 sigma factor mutant ΔsigCDE of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 reveals functionality of both carotenoids and flavodiiron proteins in photoprotection of Photosystem II (2013)
Plant and Cell Physiology
Kaisa Hakkila, Taras Antal, Liisa Gunnelius, Juha Kurkela, Hans C P Matthijs, Esa Tyystjärvi, Taina Tyystjärvi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Impact of Different Group 2 Sigma Factors on Light Use Efficiency and High Salt Stress in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp PCC 6803 (2013)
PLoS ONE
Tyystjärvi T, Huokko T, Rantamäki S, Tyystjärvi E
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The SigB sigma Factor Regulates Multiple Salt Acclimation Responses of the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp PCC 6803 (2012)
Plant Physiology
Nikkinen HL, Hakkila K, Gunnelius L, Huokko T, Pollari M, Tyystjarvi T
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Effects of Deficiency and Overdose of Group 2 Sigma Factors in Triple Inactivation Strains of Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803 (2011)
Journal of Bacteriology
Pollari M, Rantamaki S, Huokko T, Karlund-Marttila A, Virjamo V, Tyystjarvi E, Tyystjarvi T
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Magnetic field protects plants against high light by slowing down production of singlet oxygen (2011)
Physiologia Plantarum
Hakala-Yatkin M, Sarvikas P, Paturi P, Mantysaari M, Mattila H, Tyystjarvi T, Nedbal L, Tyystjarvi E
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Acclimation of photosynthesis to nitrogen deficiency in Phaseolus vulgaris (2010)
Planta
Antal T, Mattila H, Hakala-Yatkin M, Tyystjarvi T, Tyystjarvi E
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Kinetics of prolonged photoinhibition revisited: photoinhibited Photosystem II centres do not protect the active ones against loss of oxygen evolution (2010)
Photosynthesis Research
Sarvikas P, Tyystjärvi T, Tyystjärvi E
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

SigC sigma factor is involved in acclimation to low inorganic carbon at high temperature in Synechocystis sp PCC 6803 (2010)
Microbiology
Gunnelius L, Tuominen I, Rantamaki S, Pollari M, Ruotsalainen V, Tyystjarvi E, Tyystjarvi T
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-21-09 at 02:20