• E-mailHenriette.Aksnes@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 45 30
  • Visitor Address
    Jonas Lies vei 91
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    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Henriette's research communication and media coverage:


MOL231 and BMED320: Research and laboratory training for project assignments at Bachelor and Master's level.

MOL270 Bioethics: Guestlecturer under the theme Modelorganisms.

Academic article
  • 2020. N-terminal acetylation of actin by NAA80 is essential for structural integrity of the Golgi apparatus. Experimental Cell Research. 1-9.
  • 2020. Exploiting the potential of commercial digital holographic microscopy by combining it with 3D matrix cell culture assays. Scientific Reports. 1-14.
  • 2018. NAA80 is actin’s N-terminal acetyltransferase and regulates cytoskeleton assembly and cell motility. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 4399-4404.
  • 2018. N-terminal acetylation levels are maintained during acetyl-CoA deficiency in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics. 2309-2323.
  • 2018. Actin polymerization and cell motility are affected by NAA80-mediated posttranslational N-terminal acetylation of actin. Communicative & Integrative Biology.
  • 2017. Molecular determinants of the N-Terminal acetyltransferase Naa60 anchoring to the Golgi membrane. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 6821-6837.
  • 2016. Microscopy-based Saccharomyces cerevisiae complementation model reveals functional conservation and redundancy of N-terminal acetyltransferases. Scientific Reports. 10 pages.
  • 2015. Molecular, cellular, and physiological significance of N-terminal acetylation. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology. 267-305.
  • 2015. An organellar Nα-acetyltransferase, Naa60, acetylates cytosolic n termini of transmembrane proteins and maintains golgi integrity. Cell reports. 1362-1374.
  • 2013. N-Terminal Acetylation by NatC Is Not a General Determinant for Substrate Subcellular Localization in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLOS ONE. 7 pages.
  • 2011. The human N-Alpha-Acetyltransferase 40 (hNaa40p/hNatD) is conserved from yeast and N-terminally acetylates histones H2A and H4. PLOS ONE. 11 pages.
  • 2015. Metabolic Regulation of N-Terminal Acetylation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. Spying on the cells using holographic live cell imaging - revealing increased metastatic potential for cancer cells lacking NAA80 (Talk by Monica Hellesvik selected from Abstracts) .
  • 2020. Efficient and crucial quality control of HAP1 cell ploidy status (Talk selected from abstracts).
  • 2019. Knockout of the posttranslational actin modifier NAA80/NatH cause Golgi fragmentation (Talk selected from abstract).
  • 2019. Actin N-terminal acetylation impacts Golgi structural integrity (Talk by Tobias B. Beigl selected from abstracts).
Short communication
  • 2015. Holding it together: Naa60 at the Golgi. OncoTarget. 15726-15727.
Masters thesis
  • 2020. The Impact of N-terminal Acetylation on Actin Polymerization and Cell Migration.
  • 2020. Impact of Actin N-terminal Acetylation on Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Cell Invasiveness.
  • 2009. Time-lapse imaging of Arc/Arg3.1 protein degradation in hippocampal neurons using the novel photoconvertible fluorescent protein Dendra2.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2014. N-terminal acetyltransferases NatC and NatF: cellular functions and substrates.
  • 2020. The Impact of NAA80 and Actin N-terminal Acetylation on Drug Sensitivity.
  • 2020. Spying on the cells using holographic live cell imaging - revealing increased metastatic potential for cancer cells lacking NAA80 .
  • 2020. Impact of N‐terminal acetylation on cancer cell invasiveness.
  • 2020. Efficient and crucial quality control of HAP1 cell ploidy status.
  • 2019. NAA80 KO cells – Fast and Furious? Actin N-terminal acetylation by NatH/NAA80 affects cell adhesion and early cell spreading.
  • 2019. Knockout of the posttranslational actin modifier NAA80/NatH cause Golgi fragmentation.
  • 2019. Impact of actin N-terminal acetylation.
  • 2019. Actin N-terminal acetylation impacts Golgi structural integrity.
  • 2018. Saccharomyces cerevisiae growth assays and proteomics reveal functional conservation, redundancy and substrates of N-terminal acetyltransferases.
  • 2018. N-terminal acetylation of actin by NAA80 impacts cell migration.
  • 2018. Discovery of NAA80 as actin’s N-terminal acetyltransferase – a novel regulator of cytoskeleton dynamics.
  • 2018. Actin Acetylation.
  • 2016. Dynamic aspects of protein N-terminal acetylation in response to changes in nutrient availability.
  • 2015. Targeting of membrane proteins by means of N-terminal acetylation.
  • 2015. N-terminal acetylation meets the organelles.
  • 2015. Metabolic Regulation of Protein N-terminal Acetylation.
  • 2015. Evolutionary conservation of N-terminal acetyltransferase C (NatC) from yeast to human.
  • 2012. N-terminal acetyltransferase 30 (Naa30p/NatC) - Phenotypes of S. Cerevisiae naa30Δ strains.
  • 2012. Dynamicity and functional implications of N-terminal acetylation in S. cerevisiae.
  • 2012. Depletion of the N-terminal acetyltransferase hNaa30p disrupts Golgi integrity.
  • 2009. Time-lapse imaging of Arc protein degradation and synthesis in hippocampal neurons.
Academic literature review
  • 2019. Co-translational, post-translational, and non-catalytic roles of N-terminal acetyltransferases. 1097-1114.
  • 2016. First things first: Vital protein marks by N-terminal acetyltransferases. 746-760.
  • 2015. (Hyper)tension release by N-terminal acetylation. 422-424.

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