Vitaly Kochin

Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku

Needles in a haystack: finding and characterizing protein phosphorylation sites that determine cellular decisions and functions


Professor Carl G Gahmberg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dr Nicholas Morrice, Protein Phosphorylation Unit, Medical Research Council, University if Dundee, United Kingdom


Professor Natalie G. Ahn, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA


  1. Kochin V, Imanishi SY, Eriksson JE. Fast track to a phosphoprotein sketch - MALDI-TOF characterization of TLC-based tryptic phosphopeptide maps at femtomolar detection sensitivity. Proteomics. 2006 Nov;6(21):5676-82.
  2. Imanishi SY, Kochin V, Eriksson JE. Optimization of phosphopeptide elution conditions in immobilized Fe(III) affinity chromatography. Proteomics. 2007 Jan;7(2):174-6.
  3. Imanishi SY, Kochin V, Ferraris SE, de Thonel A, Pallari HM, Corthals GL, Eriksson JE. Reference-facilitated phosphoproteomics: fast and reliable phosphopeptide validation by microLC-ESI-Q-TOF MS/MS. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2007 Aug;6(8):1380-91. Epub 2007 May 17
  4. Kochin V, Shimi T, Adam S, Goldman A, Nousiainen M, Koerner R, Goldman R, Eriksson JE. Mutations of phosphorylation sites in lamin A that affect nuclear lamina assembly and dynamics. (Manuscrpt)
  5. Kaunisto A, Kochin V, Asaoka T, Mikhailov A, Poukkula M, Meinander A, Eriksson JE. PKC-mediated phosphorylation regulates c-FLIP ubiquitylation and stability. Cell Death Differ. 2009 Sep;16(9):1215-26. Epub 2009 Apr 3.