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Dr Modesto Redrejo Rodríguez

Assistant Professor

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Biochemistry Department

Arzobispo Morcillo, 4

28029 - Madrid



Name/email consistency: high


MSc Bioinformatics & Biostatistics, UOC (Spain) - 2016

PhD Molecular Biology, Madrid Autonomous University (Spain) - 2009

MSc Molecular Biology, Madrid Autonomous University (Spain) - 2005

BSc Biology, Extremadura University, (Spain) - 2002

Background: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, DNA Replication, DNA Repair, Enzymology, Virology, Evolution

Technics: chromatography, electrophoresis, DNA manipulation, steady state kinetics, cell biology, viral growth and titration, generation of recombinant viruses, basic bioinformatics.

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Modesto Redrejo-Rodríguez, Javier M. Rodríguez, José Salas and María L. Salas (2011). Repair of Viral Genomes by Base Excision Pathways: African Swine Fever Virus as a Paradigm, DNA Repair - On the Pathways to Fixing DNA Damage and Errors, Francesca Storici (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-649-2, InTech, Available from:  


  1. Lipoxygenase inhibition by flavonoids: semiempirical study of the structure-activity relationship. Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, 674, 121. M. Redrejo-Rodriguez, A. Tejeda-Cano, MC. Pinto, P. Mací­as. WikiGenes. Article
  2. African swine fever virus pB119L protein is a flavin adenine dinucleotide-linked sulfhydryl oxidase. Rodríguez, I., Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., Rodríguez, J.M., Alejo, A., Salas, J., Salas, M.L. J. Virol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  3. African swine fever virus protein pE296R is a DNA repair apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease required for virus growth in swine macrophages. Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., García-Escudero, R., Yáñez-Muñoz, R.J., Salas, M.L., Salas, J. J. Virol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. African swine fever virus AP endonuclease is a redox-sensitive enzyme that repairs alkylating and oxidative damage to DNA. Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., Ishchenko, A.A., Saparbaev, M.K., Salas, M.L., Salas, J. Virology. (2009) [Pubmed]
  5. The African swine fever virus virion membrane protein pE248R is required for virus infectivity and an early postentry event. Rodríguez, I., Nogal, M.L., Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., Bustos, M.J., Salas, M.L. J. Virol. (2009) [Pubmed]
  6. Genetic and Biochemical Characterization of Human AP Endonuclease 1 Mutants Deficient in Nucleotide Incision Repair Activity. Gelin, A., Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., Laval, J., Fedorova, O.S., Saparbaev, M., Ishchenko, A.A. PLoS. One. (2010) [Pubmed]
  7. New Insights in the Removal of the Hydantoins, Oxidation Product of Pyrimidines, via the Base Excision and Nucleotide Incision Repair Pathways. Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., Saint-Pierre, C., Couve, S., Mazouzi, A., Ishchenko, A.A., Gasparutto, D., Saparbaev, M. PLoS. One. (2011) [Pubmed]
  8. Nuclear localization signals in phage terminal proteins provide a novel gene delivery tool in mammalian cells. Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., Muñoz-Espín, D., Holguera, I., Mencía, M., Salas, M. Commun. Integr. Biol. (2013) [Pubmed]
  9. Involvement of the reparative DNA polymerase pol X of African swine fever virus in the maintenance of viral genome stability in vivo. Redrejo-Rodríguez, M., Rodríguez, J.M., Suárez, C., Salas, J., Salas, M.L. J. Virol. (2013) [Pubmed]
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