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Name: Tal Isaacson Lustig, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Newe Ya'arResearch teams-Newe Yaar
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  04-953-9575 (משרד/office) 04-953-9543 (מעבדה/lab)
Cell: 050-622-0301
Email:    tali@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Newe Ya'ar Research Center
Address:Newe Ya'ar Research Center
P.O.Box 1021
Ramat Yishay 30095
Research Interests / Job description
I am a new researcher at the Department of Fruit Trees Sciences, located in the Newe Ya'ar research center. I am interested in fruits. I am interested in their development, ripening and decay. By using tools from the fields of genetics and molecular biology I am trying to answer questions regarding the timing of reproductive bud break in deciduous trees, the metabolic processes occurring during fruit ripening and the factors that determines fruit shelf life and rate of deterioration.

               List of Publications

Isaacson T, Ronen G, Zamir D, and Hirschberg J. (2002). Cloning of tangerine from tomato reveals a carotenoid isomerase essential for the production of b-carotene and xanthophylls in plants. Plant Cell, 14:333-342.

Isaacson T, Ohad I, Beyer P, and Hirschberg J. (2004) Analysis in vitro of the enzyme CRTISO establishes a poly-cis carotenoid biosynthesis pathway in plants. Plant Physiol.136:4246-4255.

Neta-Sharir I, Isaacson T, Lurie S and Weiss D. (2005) Dual role for tomato heat shock protein 21: protecting photosystem II from oxidative stress and promoting color changes during fruit maturation. Plant Cell17(6):1829-38

Sabehi G, Loy A, Jung KH, Partha R, Spudich JL, Isaacson T, Hirschberg J, Wagner M and Béjà O. (2005) New insights into metabolic properties of marine bacteria encoding proteorhodopsins. PLoS Biol. 3:e273

Isaacson T, Saravanan RS, He Y, Damasceno CMB, Catalá C, Saladié M and Rose JKC. (2006) Sample extraction techniques for enhanced proteomic analysis of plant tissues. Nature Protocols 1:769-74.

Isaacson T and Rose JKC. (2006) The plant cell wall proteome, or secretome.In Plant ProteomicsAnnual Plant Reviews Series.  Ed. Finnie, C., Pub. Blackwell Publishing. 28:185-209.

Saladié M, Matas AJ, Isaacson T, Jenks MA, Goodwin M, Niklas KJ, Xiaolin R, Labavitch JM, Shackel KA, Fernie AR, Lytovchenko A, O'Neill MA, Watkins CB and Rose JKC. (2007) A Reevaluation of the Key Factors That Influence Tomato Fruit Softening and Integrity. Plant Physiol. 144: 1012–1028.

Lytovchenko A, Beleggia R, Schauer N, Isaacson T, Leuendorf JE, Hellmann H, Rose JK and Fernie AR. (2009) Application of GC-MS for the detection of lipophilic compounds in diverse plant tissues. Plant Methods.24;5:4.

Buda GJ, Isaacson T, Matas AJ, Paolillo DJ and Rose JK (2009) Three-dimensional imaging of plant cuticle architecture using confocal scanning laser microscopy. Plant J. 60:378-385.

Isaacson T, Kosma DK, Matas AJ, Buda GJ, He Y, Yu B, Pravitasari A, Batteas JD, Stark RE, Jenks MA and Rose JK. (2009) Cutin deficiency in the tomato fruit cuticle consistently affects resistance to microbial infection and biomechanical properties, but not transpirational water loss. Plant J. 60:363-377.

Kosma DK, Parsons EP, Isaacson T, Lü S, Rose JK and Jenks MA (2010) Fruit cuticle lipid composition during development in tomato ripening mutants. Physiol. Plant. 139:107-117.

 Yeats TH, Martin LBB, Viart HMF, Isaacson T, He Y, Zhao L, Matas AJ, Buda GJ, Domozych DS, Clausen MH, Rose JKC (2012) The identification of cutin synthase: formation of the plant polyester cutin. Nature Chemical Biology 8: 609-611

 Kachanovsky DE, Filler S, Isaacson T and Hirschberg J (2012) Epistasis in tomato color mutations involves regulation of phytoene synthase 1 expression by cis-carotenoids. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci USA 109:19021-6

 Shi JX, Adato A, Alkan N, He Y, Lashbrooke J, Matas AJ, Meir S, Malitsky S,Isaacson T, Prusky D, Leshkowitz D, Schreiber L, Granell A R, Widemann E, Grausem B, Pinot F, Rose JKC, Rogachev I, Rothan C and Aharoni A (2013) The tomato SlSHINE3 transcription factor regulates fruit cuticle formation and epidermal patterning. New Phytologist, 197: 468–480 

Kravchik M, Sunkar R, Damodharan S, Stav R, Zohar M, Isaacson T, Arazi T (2014) Global and local perturbation of the tomato microRNA pathway by trans-activated DICER-LIKE1 mutant. J. Exp. Bot. 65:725-739

איזיקסון-לוסטיג ט, שניידר ד (2014) כנס השסק הבינלאומי בסיציליה, איטליה: תמונת מצב וכיווני מחקר לעתיד. עלון הנוטע 8: 26-27

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