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Location: Lab. 1.01

Featured Posts

  1. Louati M, Salazar-Sarasua B, Roque E, Beltrán JP, Salhi Hannachi A, Gómez-Mena C. Isolation and Functional Analysis of a PISTILLATA-like MADS-Box Gene from Argan Tree (Argania spinosa). Plants (Basel) 10(8):1665 (2021).
  2. Hamza R, Roque E, Gómez-Mena C, Madueño F, Beltrán JP, Cañas LA. PsEND1 Is a Key Player in Pea Pollen Development through the modulation of redox homeostasis. Frontiers in Plant Sciences. 12:765277 (2021). doi10.3389/fpls.2021.765277
  3. Rodas AL., Roque E., Hamza R., Gómez-Mena C., Minguet EG, Wen J, Mysore KS, Beltrán JP, and Cañas L.A. 2021. MtSUPERMAN plays a key role in compound inflorescence and flower development in Medicago truncatulaThe Plant Journal 105, 816–830. doi: 10.1111/tpj.15075.
  4. Gómez-Mena, C. PLANTS ON DEMAND: Genome editing for plant improvement. Metode Science Studies Journal (11), pp.25-29 (2021). Doi:10.7203/metode.11.15507.
  5. Roque E., Gómez-Mena C., Hamza R., Beltrán J.P. and Cañas L.A. 2019. Engineered Male Sterility by Early Anther Ablation Using the Pea Anther-Specific Promoter PsEND1Front. Plant Sci. 10:819 (2019). doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00819.
  6. Rojas-Gracia, P, Roque, EM, Medina, M, López-Martín, MJ, Cañas, LA, Beltrán, JP and Gómez-Mena, C. The DOF transcription factor SlDOF10 regulates vascular tissue formation during ovary development in tomato. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:216 (2019). doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00216.
  7. Gómez-Mena, C. and Roque, EM. Non-isotopic RNA In Situ Hybridization for Functional Analyses in Medicago truncatula. In: Cañas L., Beltrán J. (eds) Functional Genomics in Medicago truncatulaMethods in Molecular Biology Vol.: 1822. Chapter 10, pp 133-144. Humana Press, New York, NY (ISBN 978-1-4939-8632-3) 2018.
  8. Roque, EM; Gomez-Mena, C.; Ferrandiz, C., Beltrán, JP and Cañas L. Functional Genomics and Genetic Control of Flower and Fruit Development in Medicago truncatula: An Overview. In: Cañas L., Beltrán J. (eds) Functional Genomics in Medicago truncatulaMethods in Molecular Biology Vol.: 1822. Chapter 8, pp. 273-290. Humana Press, New York, NY (ISBN 978-1-4939-8632-3) 2018.
  9. Sandoval-Oliveros, R; Guevara-Olvera, L; Beltrán, JP; Gómez-Mena, C*; Acosta-García, G. (*Last/ Equal authorship). Developmental landmarks during flower development in jalapeño chili pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) and the effect of gibberellin in ovary growth. Plant Reproduction 30(3): 119-129. (2017). doi: 10.1007/s00497-017-0307-0.
  10. P. Rojas-Gracia, E. Roque, M. Medina, M. Rochina, R. Hamza, M.P. Angarita-Díaz, V. Moreno, F. Pérez-Martín, R. Lozano, L. Cañas, J.P. Beltrán, C. Gómez-Mena. The parthenocarpic hydra mutant reveals a new function for a SPOROCYTELESS-like gene in the control of fruit set in tomato. New Phytologist 214 (3): 1198-1212 (2017). doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00216.
  11. EM Roque, MA Fares, L Yenush, MC Rochina, J Wen, KS Mysore, C Gómez-Mena, JP Beltrán, and LA Cañas. Evolution by gene duplication of Medicago truncatula PISTILLATA-like transcription factors. Journal of Experimental Botany 67 (6): 1805–1817 (2016). doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv571.
  12. Serwatowska J, Roque E, Gómez-Mena C, Constantin GD, Wen J, Mysore KS, Lund OS, Johansen E, Beltrán JP, Cañas LA. Two euAGAMOUS genes control C-function in Medicago truncatulaPLoS ONE 9: e103770 (2014). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103770.
  13. Medina M, Roque E, Pineda B, Cañas L, Rodriguez-Concepción M, Beltrán JP, Gómez-Mena C. Early anther ablation triggers parthenocarpic fruit development in tomato. Plant Biotecnology Journal 11 (6): 770-779 (2013). doi: 10.1111/pbi.12069.
  14. Gómez-Mena C and Sablowski R. ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA HOMEOBOX GENE1 Establishes the Basal Boundaries of Shoot Organs and Controls Stem Growth. Plant Cell 20: 2059-2072 (2008).
  15. Gómez-Mena C, de Folter S, Costa MM, Angenent GC, Sablowski R. Transcriptional program controlled by the floral homeotic gene AGAMOUS during early organogenesis. Development, 132(3): 429-438 (2005). doi: 10.1242/dev.01600.
  16. Alonso-Blanco C*, Gomez-Mena C*, Llorente F, Koornneef M, Salinas J, Martinez-Zapater JM. (*Primer autor compartido). Genetic and molecular analyses of natural variation indicate CBF2 as a candidate gene for underlying a freezing tolerance quantitative trait locus in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 139 (3): 1304-1312 (2005).
  17. Piñeiro M, Gómez-Mena C, Schaffer R, Martinez-Zapater JM, Coupland G. EARLY BOLTING IN SHORT DAYS is related to chromatin remodeling factors and regulates flowering in Arabidopsis by repressing FT. Plant Cell, 15 (7): 1552-62 (2003).
  18. Gómez-Mena C, Piñeiro M, Franco-Zorrilla JM, Salinas J, Coupland G, Martínez-Zapater JM. early bolting in short days: an Arabidopsis mutation that causes early flowering and partially suppresses the floral phenotype of leafyPlant Cell, 13(5):1011-1024 (2001).
  19. Roldán M, Gómez-Mena C, Ruiz-García L, SalinasJ, Martínez-Zapater JM. Sucrose availability on the aerial part of the plant promotes morphogenesis and flowering of Arabidopsis in the dark. Plant Journal, 20(5), 581-590 (1999).
  20. Mena CG, Testillano PS, Gonzalez-Melendi P, Gorab E, Risueño MC. Immunoelectron microscopy of RNA combined with nucleic acid cytochemistry in plant nucleoli. Experimental Cell Research, 212(2): 393-408 (1994).