Dr Kimon Lemonidis

  • Research Assistant (Molecular Biosciences)


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I moved to the University of Glasgow in 2018 to join Helen Walden's lab. My research focuses on ubiquitination events taking place in Fanconi anemia pathway, and how these are read. My project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC).

Contact details



Lab 332

Davidson Building

University of Glasgow


G12 8QQ


Tel: +44 (0)141 330 8119




Peptide array-based screening reveals a large number of proteins interacting with the ankyrin-repeat domain of the zDHHC17 S-acyltransferase.

Lemonidis K, MacLeod R, Baillie GS, Chamberlain LH.

J Biol Chem. 2017 Oct 20;292(42):17190-17202. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.799650. Epub 2017 Sep 7.

Substrate selectivity in the zDHHC family of S-acyltransferases.

Lemonidis K, Salaun C, Kouskou M, Diez-Ardanuy C, Chamberlain LH, Greaves J.

Biochem Soc Trans. 2017 Jun 15;45(3):751-758. doi: 10.1042/BST20160309. Review.


Identification of a Novel Sequence Motif Recognized by the Ankyrin Repeat Domain of zDHHC17/13 S-Acyltransferases.

Lemonidis K, Sanchez-Perez MC, Chamberlain LH.

J Biol Chem. 2015 Sep 4;290(36):21939-50. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.657668. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

The zDHHC family of S-acyltransferases.

Lemonidis K, Werno MW, Greaves J, Diez-Ardanuy C, Sanchez-Perez MC, Salaun C, Thomson DM, Chamberlain LH.

Biochem Soc Trans. 2015 Apr;43(2):217-21. doi: 10.1042/BST20140270. Review.


The Golgi S-acylation machinery comprises zDHHC enzymes with major differences in substrate affinity and S-acylation activity.

Lemonidis K, Gorleku OA, Sanchez-Perez MC, Grefen C, Chamberlain LH.

Mol Biol Cell. 2014 Dec 1;25(24):3870-83. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E14-06-1169. Epub 2014 Sep 24.

Palmitoylation and the trafficking of peripheral membrane proteins.

Chamberlain LH, Lemonidis K, Sanchez-Perez M, Werno MW, Gorleku OA, Greaves J.

Biochem Soc Trans. 2013 Feb 1;41(1):62-6. doi: 10.1042/BST20120243.

Palmitoylation-induced aggregation of cysteine-string protein mutants that cause neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.

Greaves J, Lemonidis K, Gorleku OA, Cruchaga C, Grefen C, Chamberlain LH.

J Biol Chem. 2012 Oct 26;287(44):37330-9. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.389098. Epub 2012 Aug 19.

The Fanconi anemia pathway is downregulated upon macrophage differentiation through two distinct mechanisms.

Lu WT, Lemonidis K, Drayton RM, Nouspikel T.

Cell Cycle. 2011 Oct 1;10(19):3300-10. doi: 10.4161/cc.10.19.17178. Epub 2011 Oct 1.


Circulating human B lymphocytes are deficient in nucleotide excision repair and accumulate mutations upon proliferation.

Hyka-Nouspikel N, Lemonidis K, Lu WT, Nouspikel T.

Blood. 2011 Jun 9;117(23):6277-86. doi: 10.1182/blood-2010-12-326637. Epub 2011 Apr 8.