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    • CRISPR/Cas9‑mediated knockout of SPL13 radically increases lettuce yield 

      Beracochea, Valeria Cecilia; Stritzler, Margarita; Radonic, Laura Mabel; Bottero, Ana Emilia; Jozefkowicz, Cintia; Darqui, Flavia Soledad; Ayub, Nicolás Daniel; Lopez Bilbao, Marisa Gisela; Soto, Gabriela Cynthia (Springer, 2022-12)
      Cultivated lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) is a diploid (2n = 2x = 18), autogamous species. This popular leafy vegetable is considered one of the first crops (Guo et al. 2022). Currently, lettuce is the third most consumed ...
    • Peculiarities of the Transformation of Asteraceae Family Species: The Cases of Sunflower and Lettuce 

      Darqui, Flavia Soledad; Radonic, Laura Mabel; Beracochea, Valeria Cecilia; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Lopez Bilbao, Marisa Gisela (Frontiers Publishing, 2021-11)
      The Asteraceae family is the largest and most diversified family of the Angiosperms, characterized by the presence of numerous clustered inflorescences, which have the appearance of a single compound flower. It is estimated ...
    • Potato snakin-1 gene enhances tolerance to Rhizoctonia solani and Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in transgenic lettuce plants 

      Darqui, Flavia Soledad; Radonic, Laura Mabel; Trotz, Paulina M.; Lopez, Nilda Ester; Vazquez Rovere, Cecilia; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Lopez Bilbao, Marisa Gisela (Elsevier, 2018-10)
      Snakin-1 is a cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptide (AMP) isolated from potato tubers, with broad-spectrum activity. It belongs to the Snakin/GASA family, whose members have been studied because of their diverse roles ...
    • Simplified methodology for large scale isolation of homozygous transgenic lines of lettuce 

      Darqui, Flavia Soledad; Radonic, Laura Mabel; Lopez, Nilda Ester; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Lopez Bilbao, Marisa Gisela (2018-01)
      Background: Lettuce is a globally important leafy vegetable and a model plant for biotechnology due to its adaptability to tissue culture and stable genetic transformation. Lettuce is also crucial for functional genomics ...