Ms. Sopapan Rattanaprapanporn

26 Mar 2023


Name: Miss Sopapan Rattanaprapanporn (Atichartpongkul)

Office address: Laboratory of Biotechnology
54 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: +66 25530 8555 (ext. 3252)
E-mail[email protected]

Research Scientist I

Research Experience (Specialties)

  • Molecular microbiology


  • 1987-1991 B. Sc. (Medical Technology) Chulalongkorn University
  • 1991-1994 M. Sc. (Biochemistry) Mahidol University


  1. Loprasert, S.,Atichartpongkun ,S., Whangsuk, W., and Mongkolsuk,S. Isolation and analysis of the Xanthomonas alkyl hydroperoxide reductase gene and the peroxide sensor regulator genes: ahpC and ahpF–oxyR–orfX. J.Bacteriol 1997; 179: 3944-3949.
  2. Mongkolsuk, S., Loprasert, S., Whangsuk W., Fuangthong, M. and Atichartpongkun, S. Characterization of transcription organization and analysis of unique expression patterns of an alkyl hydroperoxide reductase C gene (ahpC) and peroxide regulator operon ahpF-oxyR-orfX from Xanthomonas campestris pv.phaseoli. J.Bacteriol 1997; 179: 3950-3955.
  3. Loprasert, S., Sallabhan, R., Atichartpongkul, S. and Mongkolsuk S. Charecterization of a ferric uptake regulator (fur) gene from Xanthomonas campestris pv.phaseoli with unusual primary structure, genome organization, and expression patterns. Gene 1999; 239: 251-258.
  4. Loprasert, S., Fuangthong, M., Whangsuk, M., Atichartpongkul, S.,and Mongkolsuk, S. Molecular and physiological analysis of an OxyR regulated ahpC promoter in Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli. Mol. Microbio l 2000; 37: 1504-1514.
  5. Atichartpongkul, S., Loprasert, S., Vattanaviboon ,P., Whangsuk, W., Helmann, J.D. and Mongkolsuk,S. Bacterial Ohr and OsmC paralogs define two protein families with distinct functions and patterns of expression. Microbiology. Microbiology 2001; 147: 1775-1782.
  6. Sukchawalit, R., Loprasert, S., Atichartpongkul,S. and Mongkolsuk,S. Complex regulation of organic hydroperoxide resistance gene (ohr) from Xanthomonas involves OhrR, a novel organic peroxide inducible negative regulation and post transcription modifications. J. Bacteriol 2001; 183: 4405-4412.
  7. Fuangthong, M., Atichartpongkul,S., Mongkolsuk,S.,and Helmann, J.D. OhrR is repressor of ohrA, a key organic hydroperoxide resistance determinant in Bacillus subtilis. J. Bacteriol 2001 ;183: 4134-4141.
  8. Vranov’a,E., Atichartpongkul, S.,Villarroel,R., Van Montagu,M., Inz’e,D. and Van Camp,W. Comprehensive analysis of gene expression in Nicotiana tabacum leaves acclimated to oxidative stress. PNAS 2002; 99(6): 10870-10875.
  9. Mongkolsuk, S., Panmanee, W., Atichartpongkul, S., Vattanaviboon, P., Whangsuk, W., Fuangthong, M., Eiamphungporn, W., Sukchawalit, R. and Utamaponchai, S. The repressor for an organic peroxide-inducible operon is uniquely regulated at multiple levels. Mol. Microbiol 2002; 44: 793-802.
  10. Chauvatcharin, N., Atichartpongkul, S., Utamapongchai, S., Whangsuk, W., Vattanaviboon P., and Mongkolsuk, S. 2005. Genetic and physiological analysis of the major OxyR-regulated katA from Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli. Microbiology ;151:597-605.
  11. Fuangthong,M.,Sallabhan, R., Atichartpongkul, S., Rangkadilok, N., Sriprang, R., Satayavivad, J., and Mongkolsuk, S. 2007 The omlA gene is involved in multidrug resistance and its expression is inhibited by coumarins in Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli.Arch Microbiol ;189:211-218.
  12. Atichartpongkul, S., Fuangthong,M., Vattanaviboon P., and Mongkolsuk, S. Analyses of the regulatory mechanism and physiological roles of Pseudomonas aeruginosa OhrR, a transcription regulator and sensor of organic hydroperoxides. J.Bacteriol 2010; 192(8): 2093-2101.
  13. Romsang, A., Atichartpongkul,S., Trinachartvanit, W., Vattanaviboon, P., and Mongkolsuk, S. 2013 Gene expression and physiological role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa methionine sulfoxide reductase during oxidative stress. J.Bacteriol; 195(15): 3299-3308.
  14. Atichartpongkul S, Vattanaviboon P, Sirichaichanakul R, Jaroensuk J, Mongkolsuk S*, Fuangthong M. Regulation of Organic Hydroperoxide Stress Response by Two OhrR Homologs in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS One. 2016; 8: e0161982
  15. Jaroensuk J, Atichartpongkul S, Chionh Y, Wong Y, Liew C, McBee M, Thongdee N, Prestwich E, DeMott M, Mongkolsuk S, Dedon P*, Lescar J*, Fuangthong M*. Methylation at position 32 of tRNA catalyzed by TrmJ alters oxidative stress response in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016; 44 (55):10834-48.
  16. Boonma S, Romsang A, Duang-nkern J, Atichartpongkul S, Trinachartvanit W, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S*. The FinR-regulated essential gene fprA , encoding ferredoxin NADP reductase: Roles in superoxide-mediated stress protection and virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS One. 2017; 12 (2):e0172071.
  17. Panmanee W, Charoenlap N, Atichartpongkul S, Mahavihakanont A, Whiteside M, Winsor G, Brinkman F, Mongkolsuk S, Hassett D*. The OxyR-regulated phnW gene encoding 2-aminoethylphosphonate:pyruvate aminotransferase helps protect Pseudomonas aeruginosa from tert-butyl hydroperoxide. PLoS One. 2017; 12 (12):e0189066.
  18. Thongdee N, Jaroensuk J, Atichartpongkul S, Chittrakanwong J, Chooyoung K, Srimahaeak T, Chaiyen P, Vattanaviboon P, Mongkolsuk S, Fuangthong M*. TrmB, a tRNA m7G46 methyltransferase, plays a role in hydrogen peroxide resistance and positively modulates the translation of katA and katB mRNAs in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019; 47(17): 9271-9281.
  19. Jaroensuk J, Wong Y, Zhong W, Liew C, Maenpuen S, Sahili A, Atichartpongkul S, Chionh Y, Nah Q, Thongdee N, McBee M, Prestwich E, DeMott M, Chaiyen P, Mongkolsuk S, Dedon P*, Lescar J*, Fuangthong M*. Crystal structure and catalytic mechanism of the essential m1G37 tRNA methyltransferase TrmD from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. RNA. 2019; 25(11): 1481-1496
  20. Srimahaeak T, Thongdee N, Chittrakanwong J, Atichartpongkul S, Jaroensuk J, Phatinuwat K, Phaonakrop N, Jaressitthikunchai J, Roytrakul S, Mongkolsuk S, Fuangthong M*. Pseudomonas aeruginosa GidA modulates the expression of catalases at the posttranscriptional level and plays a role in virulence. Front Microbiol. 2023; 13: 1079710



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