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Selected recent publications

Down-regulation of SlCyp1 in the phloem reduces auxin response and photosynthetic rate in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants.

Spiegelman Z, Shahar A, Wolf S.

Plant Signal Behav. 2017


Bimodality of stable and plastic traits in plants.

Fisher J, Bensal E, Zamir D.

Theor Appl Genet. 2017


Nanocellulose, a tiny fiber with huge applications.

Abitbol T, Rivkin A, Cao Y, Nevo Y, Abraham E, Ben-Shalom T, Lapidot S, Shoseyov O.

Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2016


Effects of Environmental Conditions on the Fitness Penalty in Herbicide Resistant Brachypodium hybridum

Frenkel E, Matzrafi M, Rubin B, Peleg Z.

Front Plant Sci. 2017


Stomatal cell wall composition: distinctive structural patterns associated with different phylogenetic groups.

Shtein I, Shelef Y, Marom Z, Zelinger E, Schwartz A, Popper ZA, Bar-On B, Harpaz-Saad S.

Ann Bot. 2017


Function of Cyclophilin1 as a long-distance signal molecule in the phloem of tomato plants.

Spiegelman Z, Omer S, Mansfeld BN, Wolf S.

J Exp Bot. 2017


Clathrin-mediated endocytosis is involved in Tomato yellow leaf curl virus transport across the midgut barrier of its whitefly vector.

Pan LL, Chen QF, Zhao JJ, Guo T, Wang XW, Hariton-Shalev A, Czosnek H, Liu SS.

Virology. 2017


When bottom-up meets top-down.

Shtein Z, Shoseyov O.

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2017


Environmental and genetic effects on tomato seed metabolic balance and its association with germination vigor.

Rosental L, Perelman A, Nevo N, Toubiana D, Samani T, Batushansky A, Sikron N, Saranga Y, Fait A.

BMC Genomics. 2016


High-throughput physiological phenotyping and screening system for the characterization of plant-environment interactions.

Halperin O, Gebremedhin A, Wallach R, Moshelion M.

Plant J. 2016


Genome scan for nonadditive heterotic trait loci reveals mainly underdominant effects in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Laiba E, Glikaite I, Levy Y, Pasternak Z, Fridman E.

Genome. 2016


Tomato yellow leaf curl virus confronts host degradation by sheltering in small/midsized protein aggregates.

Gorovits R, Fridman L, Kolot M, Rotem O, Ghanim M, Shriki O, Czosnek H.

Virus Res. 2016 213:304-13.


Silicon fertilization of potato: expression of putative transporters and tuber skin quality.

Vulavala VK, Elbaum R, Yermiyahu U, Fogelman E, Kumar A, Ginzberg I.

Planta. 2016


SPINDLY inhibits class I TCP proteolysis to promote sensitivity to cytokinin.

Steiner E, Livne S, Kobinson-Katz T, Tal L, Pri-Tal O, Mosquna A, Tarkowská D, Muller B, Tarkowski P, Weiss D.

Plant Physiol. 2016


Editorial overview: Nanobiotechnology at a crossroads: moving beyond proof of concept.

Nash MA, Shoseyov O.

Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2016


Competency for shoot regeneration from Arabidopsis root explants is regulated by DNA methylation.

Shemer O, Landau U, Candela H, Zemach A, Eshed Williams L.

Plant Sci. 2015


Petunia × hybrida floral scent production is negatively affected by high-temperature growth conditions.

Cna'ani A, Mühlemann JK, Ravid J, Masci T, Klempien A, Nguyen TT, Dudareva N, Pichersky E, Vainstein A.

Plant Cell Environ. 2015


Ancestral QTL Alleles from Wild Emmer Wheat Improve Drought Resistance and Productivity in Modern Wheat Cultivars.

Merchuk-Ovnat L, Barak V, Fahima T, Ordon F, Lidzbarsky GA, Krugman T, Saranga Y.

Front Plant Sci. 2016


Different flowering response to various fruit loads in apple cultivars correlates with degree of transcript reaccumulation of a TFL1 -encoding gene.

Haberman A, Ackerman M, Crane O, Kelner JJ, Costes E, Samach A.

Plant J. 2016


The ERECTA, CLAVATA and class III HD-ZIP Pathways Display Synergistic Interactions in Regulating Floral Meristem Activities.

Landau U, Asis L, Eshed Williams L.

PLoS One. 2015


Auxin-mediated lamina growth in tomato leaves is restricted by two parallel mechanisms.

Ben-Gera H, Dafna A, Alvarez JP, Bar M, Mauerer M, Ori N.

Plant J. 2016


Mendelizing all Components of a Pyramid of Three Yield QTL in Tomato.

Gur A, Zamir D.

Front Plant Sci. 2015 Dec 15


Tomato yellow leaf curl virus confronts host degradation by sheltering in small/midsized protein aggregates.

Gorovits R, Fridman L, Kolot M, Rotem O, Ghanim M, Shriki O, Czosnek H.

Virus Res. 2015 Dec 1


Genetic Relationship in Cicer Sp. Expose Evidence for Geneflow between the Cultigen and Its Wild Progenitor.

van Oss R, Abbo S, Eshed R, Sherman A, Coyne CJ, Vandemark GJ, Zhang HB, Peleg Z.

PLoS One. 2015


The role of plasma membrane aquaporins in regulating the bundle sheath-mesophyll continuum and leaf hydraulics.

Sade N, Shatil-Cohen A, Attia Z, Maurel C, Boursiac Y, Kelly G, Granot D, Yaaran A, Lerner S, Moshelion M.

Plant Physiol. 2014


Phenylalanine and tyrosine levels are rate-limiting factors in production of health promoting metabolites in Vitis vinifera cv. Gamay Red cell suspension.

Manela N, Oliva M, Ovadia R, Sikron-Persi N, Ayenew B, Fait A, Galili G, Perl A, Weiss D, Oren-Shamir M.

Front Plant Sci. 2015


Competency for shoot regeneration from Arabidopsis root explants is regulated by DNA methylation.

Shemer O, Landau U, Candela H, Zemach A, Eshed Williams L.

Plant Sci. 2015


CLAUSA restricts tomato leaf morphogenesis and GOBLET expression.

Bar M, Ben-Herzel O, Kohay H, Shtein I, Ori N.

Plant J. 2015


Effect of GA-sensitivity on wheat early vigor and yield components under deep sowing.

Amram A, Fadida-Myers A, Golan G, Nashef K, Ben-David R, Peleg Z.

Front Plant Sci. 2015


A tomato phloem-mobile protein regulates the shoot:root ratio by mediating auxin response in distant organs.

Spiegelman Z, Ham BK, Zhang Z, Toal TW, Brady SM, Zheng Y, Fei Z, Lucas WJ, Wolf S.

Plant J. 2015


Replication of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus in its whitefly vector Bemisia tabaci.

Pakkianathan BC, Kontsedalov S, Lebedev G, Mahadav A, Zeidan M, Czosnek H, Ghanim M.

J Virol. 2015


Two showy traits, scent emission and pigmentation, are finely coregulated by the MYB transcription factor PH4 in petunia flowers.

Cna'ani A, Spitzer-Rimon B, Ravid J, Farhi M, Masci T, Aravena-Calvo J, Ovadis M, Vainstein A.

New Phytol. 2015


Uncovering DELLA-Independent Gibberellin Responses by Characterizing New Tomato procera Mutants.

Livne S, Lor VS, Nir I, Eliaz N, Aharoni A, Olszewski NE, Eshed Y, Weiss D.

Plant Cell. 2015


Growth and physiological responses of isohydric and anisohydric poplars to drought.

Attia Z, Domec JC, Oren R, Way DA, Moshelion M.

J Exp Bot. 2015


The influence of poly(ethylene glycol) ether tetrasuccinimidyl glutarate on the structural, physical, and biological properties of collagen fibers.

Sanami M, Sweeney I, Shtein Z, Meirovich S, Sorushanova A, Mullen AM, Miraftab M, Shoseyov O, O'Dowd C, Pandit A, Zeugolis DI.

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2015


Bundle-sheath aquaporins play a role in controlling Arabidopsis leaf hydraulic conductivity.

Sade N, Shatil-Cohen A, Moshelion M.

Plant Signal Behav. 2015


Genetic evidence for differential selection of grain and embryo weight during wheat evolution under domestication.

Golan G, Oksenberg A, Peleg Z.

J Exp Bot. 2015


A feedback insensitive isopropylmalate synthase affects acylsugar composition in cultivated and wild tomato.

Ning J, Moghe G, Leong B, Kim J, Ofner I, Wang Z, Adams C, Jones AD, Zamir D, Last RL.

Plant Physiol. 2015


Tomato plant cell death induced by inhibition of HSP90 is alleviated by Tomato yellow leaf curl virus infection.

Moshe A, Gorovits R, Liu Y, Czosnek H.

Mol Plant Pathol. 2015


The Tomato yellow leaf curl virus V2 protein forms aggregates depending on the cytoskeleton integrity and binds viral genomic DNA.

Moshe A, Belausov E, Niehl A, Heinlein M, Czosnek H, Gorovits R.

Sci Rep. 2015


Identification of conserved drought-adaptive genes using a cross-species meta-analysis approach.

Shaar-Moshe L, Hübner S, Peleg Z.

BMC Plant Biol. 2015


Current challenges and future perspectives of plant and agricultural biotechnology

Menachem Moshelion, Arie Altmanemail

Trends in Biotechnology


COBRA-LIKE 2, a member of the GPI-anchored COBRA-LIKE family, plays a role in cellulose deposition in Arabidopsis seed coat mucilage secretory cells.

Ben-Tov D, Abraham Y, Stav S, Thompson K, Loraine A, Elbaum R, De Souza A, Pauly M, Kieber JJ, Harpaz-Saad S.

Plant Physiol. 2015


Photoprotection conferred by changes in photosynthetic protein levels and organization during dehydration of a homoiochlorophyllous resurrection plant.

Charuvi D, Nevo R, Shimoni E, Naveh L, Zia A, Adam Z, Farrant JM, Kirchhoff H, Reich Z.

Plant Physiol. 2015


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