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Bilde av Karppinen, Katja
Institutt for arktisk og marin biologi katja.h.karppinen@uit.no +4777645076 Tromsø Biologibygget 2.046

Katja Karppinen


Associate Professor in Plant Biotechnology

Stillingsbeskrivelse

Førsteamanuensis i Plantebioteknologi og Bioenergi i ARC-Arctic Centre for Sustainable Energy. Medleder av ABSORB-prosjekt. Aktuelle forskningsinteresser finner du her.


  • Katja Karppinen, Anna Avetisyan, Anne Linn Hykkerud, Laura Jaakola :
    A dPCR Method for Quantitative Authentication of Wild Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) versus Cultivated American Cranberry (V. macrocarpon)
    Foods 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Declan J. Lafferty, Richard V. Espley, Cecilia H Deng, Andrew P. Dare, Catrin S. Günther, Laura Jaakola m.fl.:
    The Coordinated Action of MYB Activators and Repressors Controls Proanthocyanidin and Anthocyanin Biosynthesis in Vaccinium
    Frontiers in Plant Science 24. juni 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Declan J Lafferty, Richard V Espley, Cecilia H Deng, Catrin S Günther, Blue Plunkett, Janice L Turner m.fl.:
    Hierarchical regulation of MYBPA1 by anthocyanin- and proanthocyanidin-related MYB proteins is conserved in Vaccinium species
    Journal of Experimental Botany 2022 DOI
  • Amos Samkumar, Katja Karppinen, Binita Dhakal, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola :
    Insights into sugar metabolism during bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit development
    Physiologia Plantarum : An International Journal for Plant Biology 2022 DOI
  • Andrew P. Dare, Catrin S. Günther, Angus C. Grey, George Guo, Nicholas J. Demarais, Sarah Cordiner m.fl.:
    Resolving the developmental distribution patterns of polyphenols and related primary metabolites in bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) fruit
    Food Chemistry 2022 DOI
  • Amos Samkumar, Katja Karppinen, Tony K. McGhie, Richard V. Espley, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola :
    Flavonoid biosynthesis is differentially altered in detached and attached ripening bilberries in response to spectral light quality
    Frontiers in Plant Science 22. juli 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Priyanka Trivedi, Linards Klavins, Anne Linn Hykkerud, Jorens Kviesis, Didzis Elferts, Inger Martinussen m.fl.:
    Temperature has a major effect on the cuticular wax composition of bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit
    Frontiers in Plant Science 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Priyanka Trivedi, Nga Nguyen, Linards Klavins, Jorens Kviesis, Esa Heinonen, Janne Remes m.fl.:
    Analysis of composition, morphology, and biosynthesis of cuticular wax in wild type bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) and its glossy mutant
    Food Chemistry 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Heikki M. Salo, Nga Nguyen, Emmi Alakärppä, Linards Klavins, Anne Linn Hykkerud, Katja Karppinen m.fl.:
    Authentication of berries and berry-based food products
    Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Amos Samkumar, Dan Jones, Katja Karppinen, Andrew P. Dare, Nina Sipari, Richard V. Espley m.fl.:
    Red and blue light treatments of ripening bilberry fruits reveal differences in signalling through abscisic acid-regulated anthocyanin biosynthesis
    Plant, Cell and Environment 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Katja Karppinen, Declan J. Lafferty, Nick W. Albert, Nelli Mikkola, Tony McGhie, Andrew C. Allan m.fl.:
    MYBA and MYBPA transcription factors co-regulate anthocyanin biosynthesis in blue-coloured berries
    New Phytologist 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Linards Klavins, Inessa Maaga, Maris Bertins, Anne Linn Hykkerud, Katja Karppinen, Česlovas Bobinas m.fl.:
    Trace element concentration and stable isotope ratio analysis in blueberries and bilberries: A tool for quality and authenticity control
    Foods 09. mars 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Chen Wu, Cecilia Deng, Elena Hilario, Nick W. Albert, Declan Lafferty, Ella R. P. Grierson m.fl.:
    A chromosome-scale assembly of the bilberry genome identifies a complex locus controlling berry anthocyanin composition
    Molecular Ecology Resources 2021 DOI
  • Jussi Suvanto, Katja Karppinen, Kaisu Riihinen, Laura Jaakola, Juha-Pekka Salminen :
    Changes in the Proanthocyanidin Composition and Related Gene Expression in Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) Tissues
    Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Priyanka Trivedi, Nga Nguyen, Anne Linn Hykkerud, Hely Häggman, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola m.fl.:
    Developmental and Environmental Regulation of Cuticular Wax Biosynthesis in Fleshy Fruits
    Frontiers in Plant Science 11. april 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Priyanka Trivedi, Katja Karppinen, Linards Klavins, Jorens Kviesis, Petri Sundqvist, Nga Nguyen m.fl.:
    Compositional and morphological analyses of wax in northern wild berry species
    Food Chemistry 2019 ARKIV / DATA / DOI
  • Katja Hannele Karppinen, Pinja Tegelberg, Hely Häggman, Laura Jaakola :
    Abscisic acid regulates anthocyanin biosynthesis and gene expression associated with cell wall modification in ripening bilberry (vaccinium myrtillus l.) fruits
    Frontiers in Plant Science 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Nga Nguyen, Marko Suokas, Katja Karppinen, Jaana Vuosku, Laura Jaakola, Hely Häggman :
    Recognition of candidate transcription factors related to bilberry fruit ripening by de novo transcriptome and qRT-PCR analyses
    Scientific Reports 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Stef Bokhorst, Laura Jaakola, Katja Karppinen, Guro Kristine Edvinsen, Hanne Kirsti Mæhre, Jarle W. Bjerke :
    Contrasting survival and physiological responses of sub-Arctic plant types to extreme winter warming and nitrogen
    Planta 21. november 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Katja Karppinen, Laura Zoratti, Nga Nguyenquynh, Hely Häggman, Laura Jaakola :
    On the developmental and environmental regulation of secondary metabolism in Vaccinium spp. berries
    Frontiers in Plant Science 18. mai 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Katja Karppinen, Laura Zoratti, Marian Sarala, Elisabete Carvalho, Jenni Hirsimäki, Helmi Mentula m.fl.:
    Carotenoid metabolism during bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit development under different light conditions is regulated by biosynthesis and degradation
    BMC Plant Biology 21. april 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Laura Jaakola, Amos Samkumar Rajan Premkumar, Katja Karppinen, Inger Martinussen :
    Regulation of blueish delphinidin branch anthocyanins in Vaccinium berries
    2022
  • Amos Samkumar Rajan Premkumar, Katja Karppinen, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola :
    Interplay of sugar and hormone signaling in light-regulated flavonoid biosynthesis in bilberries
    2022
  • Priyanka Trivedi, Linards Klavins, Anne Linn Hykkerud, Jorens Kviesis, Didzis Elferts, Inger Martinussen m.fl.:
    Effect of climatic factors on the composition of bilberry fruit cuticular wax through a latitudinal gradient
    2022
  • Katja Karppinen, Charlotte Bour, Muhammad Furqan Ashraf, Hilary Edema, Amos Samkumar Rajan Premkumar, Teemu H. Teeri m.fl.:
    Genome mining for plant cell wall degrading enzymes of plant origin
    2022
  • Katja Karppinen, Markku Keinänen :
    ABSORB-establishing imaging and phenotyping of Arctic Biomass in UiT
    2021
  • Katja Karppinen, Pinja Tegelberg, Nelli Mikkola, Hely Häggman, Laura Jaakola :
    ABA and R2R3 MYB transcription factors control anthocyanin biosynthesis in bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit
    2019
  • Anne Linn Hykkerud, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola, Katja Karppinen, Nga Nguyet, Priyanka Trivedi m.fl.:
    Natural WAX of Arctic Wild Berries
    2019 PROSJEKT
  • Amos Samkumar, Florence Omowumi Omole, Katja Karppinen, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola :
    Role of light quality in regulation of anthocyanin biosynthesis in wild bilberry and woodland strawberry
    2019
  • Katja Karppinen, Laura Zoratti, Marian Sarala, Elisabete Carvalho, Jenni Pukki, Helmi Mentula m.fl.:
    Carotenoid biosynthesis during bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit development and ripening
    2018
  • Amos Samkumar, Katja Karppinen, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola :
    Regulation of biosynthesis of bioactive compounds in wild Bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus)
    2018
  • Amos Samkumar, Katja Karppinen, Inger Martinussen, Laura Jaakola :
    Regulation of biosynthesis of bioactive compounds in wild berries (Wild bilberry- Vaccinium myrtillus and Woodland strawberry- Fragaria vesca)
    2018
  • Katja Karppinen, Amos Samkumar, Laura Zoratti, Marian Sarala, Elisabete Carvalho, Stefan Martens m.fl.:
    Role of red light in carotenoid and anthocyanin biosynthesis during development and ripening of bilberry
    2018
  • Hely Häggman, Katja Karppinen, Nga Nguyen, Priyanka Trivedi, Eivind Uleberg, Inger Martinussen m.fl.:
    WAX Project - Natural wax of arctic berries as our treasure
    2017
  • Laura Jaakola, Laura Zoratti, Lara Giongo, Katja Karppinen, Eivind Uleberg, Inger Martinussen m.fl.:
    Influence of light and temperature conditions on anthocyanin accumulation in Vaccinium spp. berries
    2016
  • Katja Karppinen, Laura Zoratti, Hely Häggman, Laura Jaakola :
    Interaction of carotenoid metabolism with transcriptional regulation of anthocyanin biosynthesis in bilberries
    2016

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    Alakärppä E, Taulavuori E, Valledor L, Marttila T, Jokipii-Lukkari S, Karppinen K, Nguyen N, Taulavuori K, Häggman H. 2019. Early growth of Scots pine seedlings is affected by seed origin and light quality. Journal of Plant Physiology 237, 120-128.

    Vuosku J, Karppinen K, Muilu-Mäkelä R, Kusano T, Sagor G.H.M, Avia K, Alakärppä E, Kestilä J, Suokas M, Nickolov K, Hamberg L, Savolainen O, Häggman H, Sarjala T. 2018. Scots pine aminopropyltransferases shed new light on evolution of polyamine biosynthesis pathway in seed plants. Annals of Botany 121, 1243-1256.

    Jaakola L, Zoratti L, Giongo L, Karppinen K, Uleberg E, Martinussen I, Häggman H. 2017. Influence of light and temperature conditions on anthocyanin accumulation in Vaccinium spp. berries. Acta Horticulturae 1180. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1180.43

    Karppinen K, Derzsó E, Jaakola L, Hohtola A. 2016. Molecular cloning and expression analysis of hyp-1 type PR-10 family genes in Hypericum perforatum. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:526.

    Primetta AK, Karppinen K, Riihinen KR, Jaakola L. 2015. Metabolic and molecular analysis of white mutant Vaccinium berries show down-regulation of MYBPA1-type R2R3 MYB regulatory factor. Planta 242, 631-643.

    Ardanov P, Lyastchenko S, Karppinen K, Häggman H, Kozyrovska N, Pirttilä AM. 2015. Effects of Methylobacterium sp. on emergence, yield, and disease prevalence in three cultivars of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) were associated with the shift in endophytic microbial community. Plant and Soil, 405, 299-310.

    Haapala A, Härkönen J, Leviäkangas P, Kess P, Häggman H, Arvola J, Stoor T, Ämmälä A, Karppinen K, Leppilampi M, Niinimäki J. 2015. Bioeconomy potential – focus on Northern Finland. International Journal of Sustainable Economy 7, 66-90.

    Zoratti L, Sarala M, Carvalho E, Karppinen K, Martens S, Giongo L, Häggman H, Jaakola L. 2014. Monochromatic light increases anthocyanin content during fruit development in bilberry. BMC Plant Biology 14:377.

    Zoratti L, Karppinen K, Luengo-Escobar A, Häggman H, Jaakola L. 2014. Light-controlled flavonoid biosynthesis in fruit plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 5:534.

    Jepson C, Karppinen K, Daku RM, Sterenberg BT, Suh DY. 2014. Hypericum perforatum hydroxyalkylpyrone synthase involved in sporopollenin biosynthesis - Phylogeny, site-directed mutagenesis, and expression in nonanther tissues. FEBS Journal 281, 3855-3868.

    Karppinen K, Hirvelä E, Nevala T, Sipari N, Suokas M, Jaakola L. 2013. Changes in the abscisic acid levels and related gene expression during fruit development and ripening in bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.). Phytochemistry 95, 127–134.

    Cocetta G, Karppinen K, Suokas M, Hohtola A, Häggman H, Spinardi A, Mignani I, Jaakola L. 2012. Ascorbic acid metabolism during bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit development. Journal of Plant Physiology 169, 1059–1065.

    Košuth J, Smelcerovic J, Borsch T, Zuehlke S, Karppinen K, Spiteller M, Hohtola A, Čellárová E. 2011. The hyp-1 gene is not limiting for hypericin biosynthesis in the genus Hypericum. Functional Plant Biology 38, 1–9.

    Karppinen K, Taulavuori E, Hohtola A. 2010. Optimization of protein extraction from Hypericum perforatum tissues and immunoblotting detection of Hyp-1 at different stages of leaf development. Molecular Biotechnology 46, 219–226.

    Karppinen K, Hokkanen J, Mattila S, Neubauer P, Hohtola A. 2008. Octaketide-producing type III polyketide synthase from Hypericum perforatum is expressed in dark glands accumulating hypericins. FEBS Journal 275, 4329–4342.

    Karppinen K, Hohtola, A. 2008. Molecular cloning and tissue-specific expression of two cDNAs encoding polyketide synthases from Hypericum perforatum. Journal of Plant Physiology 165, 1079–1086.

    Tillman-Sutela E, Kauppi A, Karppinen K, Tomback DF. 2008. Variant maturity in seed structures of Pinus albicaulis (Engelm.) and Pinus sibirica (Du Tour): key to a soil seed bank, unusual among conifers? Trees 22, 225–236.

    Karppinen K, Hokkanen J, Tolonen A, Mattila S, Hohtola A. 2007. Biosynthesis of hyperforin and adhyperforin from amino acid precursors in shoot cultures of Hypericum perforatum. Phytochemistry 68, 1038–1045.

    Karppinen K, György Z, Kauppinen M, Tolonen A, Jalonen J, Neubauer P, Hohtola A, Häggman H. 2006. In vitro propagation of Hypericum perforatum L. and accumulation of hypericins, pseudohypericins and phloroglucinols. Propagation of Ornamental Plants 6, 170–179.

    Karppinen K, Hohtola A, Tolonen A, Jalonen J, György Z, Neubauer P. 2006. Comparison of growth and secondary metabolite accumulation in cultures of compact callus aggregates and shoots of Hypericum perforatum L. in shake flasks and in a bubble column bioreactor. Acta Horticulturae 725, 605–612.

    Hohtola A, Jalonen J, Tolonen A, Jaakola L, Kämäräinen T, Pakonen M, Karppinen K, Laine K, Neubauer P, Myllykoski L, György Z, Rautio A, Pelkonen O. 2005. Natural product formation by plants; enhancement, analysis, processing and testing, In: Jalkanen A & Nygren P (eds.), Sustainable use of renewable natural resources: from principles to practices. Department of Forest Ecology Publications 34, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, 10 pages.

    Vuosku J, Jaakola L, Jokipii S, Karppinen K, Kämäräinen T, Pelkonen V-P, Jokela A, Sarjala T, Hohtola A, Häggman H. 2004. Does extraction of DNA and RNA by magnetic fishing work for diverse plant species? Molecular Biotechnology 27, 209–215.


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    CV

    - 2002 Master of Science in Plant Physiology, University of Oulu, Finland.

    - 2010 Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Physiology, University of Oulu, Finland.
    Project: Biosynthesis of hypericins and hyperforins in Hypericum perforatum L. (St. John's wort)

    - 2013-2015 University pedagogic studies (25 ECTS), University of Oulu, Finland.

    - 2018 Docent in Plant Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Oulu, Finland.

    - 2010-2014 Project Manager and Coordinator in International Green Chemistry and Bioproduction Educational Programme (EU-funded project), University of Oulu, Finland.

    - 2014-2018 Post doc researcher, Genetics and Physiology Unit, University of Oulu, Finland /
    Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT, Tromsø, Norway.
    Project: Transcriptional and hormonal regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis in Vaccinium berries

    - 2018-2020 Researcher, Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT / NIBIO Institute, Tromsø, Norway.

    - Since 2020 Associate Professor, Department of Arctic and Marine Biology under ARC-Arctic Centre for Sustainable Energy, UiT, Tromsø, Norway.

    - Since 2021 Co-leader of ABSORB-project.


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