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  • Biochemical identification and analysis of ADT-like proteins from plants 

    De la Torre, Fernando; El-Azaz, Jorge; Ávila, Concepción; Canovas-Ramos, Francisco Miguel (2019-10-17)
    Phenylalanine (Phe) biosynthesis in plants is a fundamental process as Phe serves as a precursor of proteins but also of a massive array of essential phenylpropanoids for plant growth development defense or reproduction. ...
  • Luminiscence of isolated tomato fruit cuticles 

    González Moreno, Ana; Heredia, Antonio; Domínguez, Eva (2019-09-04)
    This work is based on the study of the luminiscence properties of isolated tomato fruit cuticles. The green fluorescence that takes place in the ripe stage of development after blue excitation is explained by the presence ...
  • Bioinformatics analysis of Pinus pinaster Aiton transcriptome in response to ammoniacal nutrition 

    Lobato-Fernández, César (2019-07-30)
    Conifers have a great economic and environmental value. Nitrogen is an important limiting factor for the development of plants. Conifers are well adapted to ammonium nutrition since it is the main source of inorganic ...
  • Study of the NPF and NRT transporter families in the conifer Pinus pinaster 

    Valderrama-Martín, José Miguel; Ortigosa, Francisco; Avila, Concepción; Canovas-Ramos, Francisco Miguel; Cañas, Rafael A. (2019-07-29)
    Nitrogen, in natural environments, is the main limiting nutrient for plant growth and development1. This essential element can be presented in different forms in the soils being the two main forms nitrate and ammonium, ...
  • Regulation versus deregulation: an evolutionary perspective on the biochemical control of amino acids biosynthesis in plants 

    El-Azaz, Jorge; De la Torre, Fernando; Urbano-Gámez, Alberto; Barcelona, Belen; Avila, Concepción; [et al.] (2019-07-23)
    Amino acids are essential compounds for all the living organisms. Along with their central role as constituents of proteins, in plants they also act as precursors of a myriad of compounds and meta- bolites with critical ...
  • Transcriptomics of ammonium nutrition in the conifer Pinus pinaster Aiton 

    Ortigosa, Francisco; Lobato-Fernández, César; Valderrama-Martín, José Miguel; Ávila, Concepción; Canovas-Ramos, Francisco Miguel; [et al.] (2019-07-10)
    Nitrogen is an important element for all living beings because it is part of macromolecules as significant as nucleic acids or amino acids. For plants, it constitutes a limiting factor in their growth and development1 due ...
  • Biochemical regulation of arginine biosynthesis in plants 

    Urbano-Gámez, Alberto; El-Azaz, Jorge; de la Torre, Fernando; Avila, Concepcion; Canovas-Ramos, Francisco Miguel (2019-07-09)
    Arginine plays a relevant role in plant metabolism due to its importance as building block of proteins but also as precursor of multiple secondary metabolites, polyamines and nitric oxide. Importantly, arginine frequently ...
  • Analysis of NPF and NRT transporter families regarding the nitrate nutrition in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster) 

    Valderrama-Martín, José Miguel; Ortigosa, Francisco; Ávila Sáez, Concepción; Canovas-Ramos, Francisco Miguel; Cañas, Rafael Antonio (2019-07-08)
    Nitrogen is an essential element for life and the main limiting nutrient for plant growth and development1. The main forms of inorganic nitrogen in soils are nitrate and ammonium, which relative abundances depend on ...
  • Characterization of AtDGK2 in relation to Contact Sites 

    García-Hernández, Selene; Ruiz-López, Noemi; Botella, Miguel A. (2019-05-17)
    Contact Sites are conserved cellular regions where two membranes of different organelles are very close but not merged. Contact sites between the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and the plasma membrane (ER-PM CS) play important ...
  • REGULATION OF VITAMIN C BIOSYNTHESIS IN HIGHER PLANTS 

    Fenech Torres, Mario; Amorim-Silva, Vitor; Castillo, Araceli G.; Esteban del Valle, Alicia; Valpuesta-Fernandez, Victoriano; [et al.] (2019-05-15)
    Ascorbate, also known as vitamin C, plays fundamental roles in biotic and abiotic stress resistance in plants. In green tissues, ascorbate is mainly synthesized through the Smirnoff-Wheeler pathway, whose regulation is not ...
  • Metabolite profiling of postharvest senescence in different strawberry cultivars 

    Pott, Delphine; de Abreu e Lima, Francisco; Willmitzer, Lothar; Fernie, Alisdair; Nikoloski, Zoran; [et al.] (2019-05-10)
    The cultivated strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) is the berry most consumed worldwide, being well appreciated for its flavour and nutritional characteristics. However, strawberries possess a very short postharvest shelf-life ...
  • Metabolic changes through a bacterial enzyme Maleate Isomerase in transgenic Tomato plants reveal the role of organic acids in fruit quality and crop growth. 

    Jimenez, Lidia; Pott, Delphine; Martinez-Ferri, Elsa; Fernie, Alisdair; Vallarino, José G; [et al.] (2019-05-10)
    Organic acids are of fundamental importance in all plant species. They have been clearly described to have roles as important as photosynthate, energy production, carbon storage, biosynthesis of amino acids, stomatal ...
  • Aroma map in European woodland strawberry 

    Urrutia, María; Meco, Victoriano; Trapero, Almudena; Pillet, Jeremy; Rambla, José Luis; [et al.] (2019-05-10)
    Woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca, 2x) is the diploid closest ancestor of the cultivated strawberry (Fragaria ´ annassa, 8x) and the model species for genetic studies in the Fragaria genus. It is naturally distributed ...
  • Unraveling the mechanism of TTL genes in cellulose biosynthesis 

    Garcia-Moreno, Alvaro; Amorim-Silva, Vitor; Castillo, Araceli G.; Menna, Alexandra; Kesten, Christopher; [et al.] (2019-05-10)
    As sessile organisms, plants require mechanisms to sense and respond to the challenging environment, that encompass both biotic and abiotic factors that results in differential development. In these conditions is essential ...
  • Lactate Oxidation in Endothelial Cells: A Feature of All Endothelial Cells? 

    Ocaña-Ocaña, Maria del Carmen; Martínez-Poveda, Beatriz; Quesada, Ana R.; Medina, Miguel Ángel (2019-04-24)
    Metabolism of endothelial cells is a topic that has gained an increasing interest in the last years. This is due to their role in the angiogenic process, which is pathologically upregulated in several diseases, such as ...
  • FTIR Characterization of isolated fruit cuticles from tomato species 

    González Moreno, Ana; Segado, Patricia; Quílez, Ana I.; Domínguez, Eva; Heredia, Antonio (2019-04-08)
    The plant cuticle is a lipid extracellular membrane which covers the outer surface of leaves, stems and fruits of higher plants acting as a real interphase between the plant and the environment. The cuticle ...
  • Multiomic studies to improve fruit quality of berry fruits 

    Jimenez, Lidia; Pott, Delphine; Duran, Sara; Mott, Daniella; Petit, Aurélie; [et al.] (2019-02-21)
    In this study we are going to use different omic-techniques to analyze fruits of three species of berries such as strawberry, raspberry and black currant. Berry fruit are well appreciated for their delicate flavor and ...
  • Transcriptional regulatory network controlling strawberry fruit ripening and quality 

    Martín-Pizarro, Carmen; Lucas Reina, Eva; Trapero Mozos, Almudena; Meco, Victoriano; Sánchez Gómez, Carlos; [et al.] (2019-01-31)
    Ripening is a critical step for the development of flavor quality in fruits. This character has significantly declined in many fleshy fruits over recent decades. This is particularly significant in strawberry (Fragaria × ...
  • Functional analysis of TM6 MADS-Box gene in the octoploid strawberry by CRISPR/Cas9 directed mutagenesis 

    Martín-Pizarro, Carmen; Posé, David (2019-01-31)
    The B-class of MADS-box transcription factors has been studied in many plant species, but remain functionally uncharacterized in Rosaceae. APETALA3 (AP3), a member of this class, controls petal and stamen identities in ...
  • CRISPR/Cas9-mediated editing of the TM6 MADS-box gene in the octoploid strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) 

    Martín-Pizarro, Carmen (2019-01-31)
    The B-class of MADS-box transcription factors has been studied in many plant species, but remain uncharacterized in Rosaceae. APETALA3 (AP3) is a member of this family, controlling petal and stamen identities in Arabidopsis. ...

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