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  1. Peculiarities of the regulation of translation initiation in plants. Curr Opin Plant Biol  2021 Jun 26;63:102073. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2021.102073.
  2. Down-regulation of Fra a 1.02 in strawberry fruits causes transcriptomic and metabolic changes compatible with an altered defense response (2021). Begoña Orozco-Navarrete, Jina Song, Ana Casañal, Rosangela Sozzani, Victor Flors, José F. Sánchez-Sevilla, Johanna Trinkl, Thomas Hoffmann, Catharina Merchante, Wilfried Schwab & Victoriano Valpuesta. Nature Plants. doi: 10.1038/s41438-021-00492-4
  3. The NAC transcription factor FaRIF controls fruit ripening in strawberry (2021). Carmen Martín-Pizarro, José G Vallarino, Sonia Osorio, Victoriano Meco, María Urrutia, Jeremy Pillet, Ana Casañal, Catharina Merchante, Iraida Amaya, Lothar Willmitzer, Alisdair R Fernie, James J Giovannoni, Miguel A Botella, Victoriano Valpuesta, David Posé. The Plant Cell. doi: 10.1093/plcell/koab070
  4. Structural Bases for the Allergenicity of Fra a 1.02 in Strawberry Fruits (2020). Orozco-Navarrete B, Kaczmarska Z, Dupeux F, Garrido-Arandia M, Pott D, Perales AD, Casañal A, Márquez JA, Valpuesta V, Merchante C. J Agric Food Chem. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.9b05714
  5. A novel eIF4E-interacting protein that forms non-canonical translation initiation complexes (2019) Toribio R, Muñoz A, Castro-Sanz AB, Merchante C, Castellano MM. Nature Plants. doi: 10.1038/s41477-019-0553-2
  6. Characterizing the involvement of FaMADS9 in the regulation of strawberry fruit receptacle development (2020). Vallarino JG*, Merchante C*, Sánchez-Sevilla JF, de Luis Balaguer MA, Pott DM, Ariza MT, Casañal A, Posé D, Vioque A, Amaya I, Willmitzer L, Solano R, Sozzani R, Fernie AR, Botella MA, Giovannoni JJ, Valpuesta V, Osorio S. Plant Biotechnol J. doi: 10.1111/pbi.13257
  7. Gene expression atlas of fruit ripening and transcriptome assembly from RNA-seq data in octoploid strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) (2017) Sánchez-Sevilla JF, Vallarino JG, Osorio S, Bombarely A, Posé D, Merchante C, Botella MA, Amaya I, Valpuesta V. Sci Rep. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14239-6
  8. Transcriptomic Analysis in Strawberry Fruits Reveals Active Auxin Biosynthesis and Signaling in the Ripe Receptacle (2017) Estrada-Johnson E, Csukasi F, Pizarro CM, Vallarino JG, Kiryakova Y, Vioque A, Merchante C, Brumos J, Medina-Escobar N, Botella MA, Alonso JM, Fernie AR, Sánchez-Sevilla JF, Osorio S, Valpuesta V. Front Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01305
  9. The Triple Response Assay and Its Use to Characterize Ethylene Mutants in Arabidopsis (2017) Merchante C, Stepanova AN. Methods Mol Biol. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6854-1_13
  10. Translation regulation in plants: an interesting past, an exciting present and a promising future.Merchante C, Stepanova AN, and Alonso JMThe Plant Journal, 2017, 90(4):628-653
  11. A Ribosome Footprinting Protocol for PlantsMerchante C, Hu Q, Heber S, Alonso JM; and Stepanova ANBio-Protocol, 2016, Vol 6, Iss 21
  12. Genome-Wide Search for Translated Upstream Open Reading Frames in Arabidopsis Thaliana. (2016) Hu Q, Merchante C, Stepanova AN, Alonso JM, Heber S. IEEE Trans Nanobioscience. doi: 10.1109/TNB.2016.2516950. Epub 2016 Feb 11
  13. Gene-specific translation regulation mediated by the hormone-signaling molecule EIN2Merchante C, Brumos J, Yun J, Hu Q, Spencer KR, Enríquez P, Binder BM, Heber S, Stepanova AN, and Alonso JM.Cell, 2015, 63(3):684-97
  14. Ethylene is involved in strawberry fruit ripening in an organ-specific mannerMerchante C, Vallarino JG, Osorio S, Aragüez I, Villarreal N, Ariza MT, Martínez GA, Medina-Escobar N, Civello MP, Fernie AR, Botella MA, and Valpuesta V.Journal of Experimental Botany, 2013, 64(14):4421-39.
  15. Ethylene signaling: simple ligand, complex regulation.Merchante C, Alonso JM, and Stepanova AN.Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2013, 16(5):554-60.
  16. Generation and analysis of ESTs from strawberry (Fragaria xananassa) fruits and evaluation of their utility in genetic and molecular studies (2010) Bombarely A, Merchante C, Csukasi F, Cruz-Rus E, Caballero JL, Medina-Escobar N, Blanco-Portales R, Botella MA, Muñoz-Blanco J, Sánchez-Sevilla JF, Valpuesta V. BMC Genomics doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-11-503
  17. Modification of plant hormone levels and signaling as a tool in plant biotechnology (2009) Csukasi F, Merchante C, Valpuesta V. Biotechnol J. doi: 10.1002/biot.200800286