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Name: Alexander ‎‎Lipsky, Ph.D. (Retiree)
Units: Plant SciencesOrnamental Plants and Agricultural Biotechnology
Research Interests / Job description  
Cell: 050-6220181
Email:  lipskya@yahoo.com  lipsky@volcani.agri.gov.il
Research Interests / Job description
Stable genetic transformation of plants.
Testing of plant resistance to pathogenic bacteria in vivo and in vitro.
Plant cell biology and optimization of biotechnological processes.


Joshi, J. R, Burdman, S., Lipsky, A., Yariv, S. and Yedidia, I. (2015).

Plant phenolic acids affect the virulence of Pectobacterium aroidearum and P. brasiliensis via quorum-sensing regulation.

Molecular Plant Pathology. Accepted for publication

on 10.07.2015. Published on line: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mpp.12295/epdf

Joshi, J. R, Burdman, S., Lipsky, A. and Yedidia, I. (2015).

Effects of plant antimicrobial phenolic compounds on virulence of the genus Pectobacterium.

Research in Microbiology. Accepted for publication

on 23.04.2015. Published on line:



Lipsky, A., Cohen, A., Machbash, Z., Yariv, S. and Yedidia, I. (2015).

Efficient Lilium longiflorum plantlet regeneration from transgenic callus culture lines after ten years of sub-culture.

Acta Horticulturae. Accepted for publication on 22.04.2015. 

Lipsky, A., Cohen, A., Ion A. and Yedidia, I. (2014).

Genetic transformation of Ornithogalum via particle bombardment and generation of Pectobacterium carotovorum - resistant plants.

Plant Science 228: 150-158.


Luzzatto-Knaan, T., Kerem, Z., Lipsky, A. and Yedidia, I. (2013).

A systemic response of geophytes is demonstrated by patterns of protein expression and the accumulation of signal molecules in Zantedeschia aethiopica.

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 71: 218-225.


Tun, O. M., Lipsky, A., Luzzatto-Knaan, T., Kerem, Z. and Yedidia, I. (2013).

The Plant Activator BTH Promotes Ornithogalum dubium and O. thyrsoides Differentiation and Regeneration in vitro.

Biologia Plantarum 57: 41-48.


Yedidia, I., Lipsky, A., Golan, A., Yishay, M., Ion, A. and Luzzatto, T. (2011).

Polyphenols induction in the defense response of calla lily towards Pectobacterium carotovorum.

Acta Horticulturae 886: 407-414.


Cohen, A., Lipsky, A., Arazi, T., Gollop, N., Manulis, S., Ion, A., Stav, R., Sandler-Ziv, D., Fintea, C. and Yedidia, I. (2011).

Molecular Breeding of Ornithogalum for Erwinia Resistance.

Acta Horticulturae 886: 49-58.


Golan, A., Kerem, Z, Tun, O. M., Luzzatto, T., Lipsky, A. and Yedidia, I. (2010).

Combining flow cytometry and gfp reporter gene for quantitative evaluation of Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum in Ornithogalum dubium plantlets.

Journal of Applied Microbiology 108: 1136-1144.


Luzzatto, T., Yishay, M., Lipsky, A., Ion, A., Belausov, E. and Yedidia, I. (2007).

Efficient, long-lasting resistance against soft rot bacterium Pectobacterium carotovorum in calla lily provided by the plant activator methyl jasmonate. 

Plant Pathology 56: 692-701.


Cohen, A., Lipsky, A., Arazi, T., Ion, A., Stav, R., Sandler-Ziv, D., Fintea, C., Gaba, V. and Gera, A. (2005).

Particle bombardment-mediated transformation of Ornithogalum dubium for mosaic virus resistance.

Acta Horticulturae 673: 183-190.


Trainin, T., Lipsky, A., Levy, A. A. and Holland, D. (2005).

Prolonged somatic transposition in citrus: the autonomous Ac transposable element remains active in the citrus genome for several years.

J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130(1): 95-101.


Cohen, A., Lipsky, A., Arazi, T., Ion, A., Stav, R., Sandler-Ziv, D., Fintea, C., Barg, R., Salts, Y., Shabtai, S., Gaba, V. and Gera, A. (2004).

Efficient genetic transformation of Lilium longiflorum and Ornithogalum dubium by particle acceleration followed by prolonged selection in liquid medium.

Acta Horticulturae 651: 131-138.


Lipsky, A., Cohen, A., Gaba, V., Kamo, K., Gera, A. and Watad, A. (2002).

Transformation of Lilium longiflorum plants for cucumber mosaic virus resistance by particle bombardment.

Acta Horticulturae 568: 209-214.


Lipsky, A. Kh., Kataeva, N. V. and Butenko, R. G. (1997).

Comparison of parameters of the gladiolus bud cultures grown in the bioreactor at different regimes.

Acta Horticulturae 447: 671-673.


Lipsky, A. Kh., Sahar, N., Holland, D., Flaishman, M. A. and Perl, A. (1997).

Development and growth of embryogenic suspension cultures of Vitis Vinifera cvs in bioreactor as a system for genetic transformation.

Acta Horticulturae 447: 313-316.


Perl, A., Gollop, R., Lipsky, A., Holland, D., Sahar, N., Or, E. and Elyasi, R. (1996).

Regeneration and transformation of grape (Vitis Vinifera L.).

Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology 2(4): 187-193


Butenko, R. G., Frolova, L. V., Lipsky, A. Kh. and Reshetnyak, O. V. (1993).

Characteristics of Panax ginseng strains and growth of cell suspensions in bioreactors.

In: Proceedings of the Vth International Ginseng Symposium, Taejon-Seoul, Korea, September 6-9, pp. 150-154.


Lipsky, A. Kh. (1993).

The Abstract of the Ph.D. Thesis: "The growth and physiology of plant cells in bioreactors (batch cultures)". Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, April 1993, pp. 1-25 (in Russian).


Lipsky, A. Kh. (1992).

Problems of optimization of plant cell culture processes.  

J. Biotechnology 26(1): 83-97.


Urmantseva, V., Volkova, L., Lipsky, A. and Chaianova, S. (1991).

Peroxidase production by the cell suspension of Medicago sativa.

In: Biochemical, Molecular and Physiological Aspects of Plant Peroxidases (Eds. Lobarzewski, J., Greppin, H., Penel, C. and Gaspar, Th.).

University of Geneva, pp. 501-504.


Lipsky, A. Kh. (1989).

Optimization of multicycle culturing regimes for higher plant cells with nominal cost of biosynthesis products as criterion.

Soviet Biotechnology 2: 111-117. Translated by Allerton Press Inc., USA.


Vasileva, I. S., Vorobev, A. S., Gorskaya, N. Y., Lipsky, A. Kh., Gurielidze, K. G. and Paseshnichenko, V. A. (1987).

Determination of oligofurostanosides in a cell culture of Dioscorea deltoidea Wall. by the spectrophotometric method.

Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, March, 1988, pp. 585-588. A translation of Pricladnaya Biokhimiya i Mikrobiologiya 23(5): 692-696, by Plenum Publishing Corporation, USA.


Lipsky, A. Kh., Nosov, A. M., Paukov, V. N. and Karanova, S. L. (1985).

Growth and metabolism of the Discorea deltoidea cell culture on submerged cultivation.

In: Plant Cell Culture (Ed. Butenko, R. G.). Mir Publishers, Moscow, pp. 76-107.


Butenko, R. G., Lipsky, A. Kh., Chernyak, N. D. and Arya, H. C. (1984).

Changes in culture medium pH by cell suspension cultures of Dioscorea deltoidea.

Plant Science Letters 35(3): 207-212.


Lipsky, A. Kh., Chernyak, N. D. and Butenko, R. G. (1983).

Estimation of biomass amounts during the submerged cultivation of Dioscorea deltoidea Wall. by an optical method.

Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, 1984. A translation of Prikladnaya Biokhimiya i Mikrobiologiya 19(5): 624-631, by Plenum Publishing Corporation, USA.

Lipsky, A. Kh. and Chernyak, N. D. (1983).

Carbon dioxide requirement during submerged cultivation of Dioscorea deltoidea Wall. cells.

Soviet Plant Physiology, Part 2, 30(4): 591-596. Translated by Consultants Bureau, New York, February, 1984, USA.

Lipsky, A. Kh. and Chernyak, N. D. (1983).

Effect of temperature on a cell culture of Dioscorea deltoidea Wall. cells.

Soveit Plant Physiology 30(3): 329-337. Translated by Consultants Bureau, New York, November, 1983, USA.


Lipsky, A. Kh., Soyfer, R. D. and Butenko, R. G. (1982).

A technique for submerged cultivation of Dioscorea deltoidea Wall. Cells.

Patent No. 770194, SU, Discoveries, Investigations, No. 34, p. 301.


Lipsky, A. Kh. (1981).

The submerged cultivation of higher plant cells.

In: Plant cell culture (Ed. Butenko, R. G.). Nauka Publishers, Moscow, pp. 51-68 (in Russian).


Butenko, R. G., Lipsky, A. Kh., Paukov, V. N. and Davidova, I. M. (1980).

Applying of different type bioreactors for plant cell cultures growing. Kultivatoren zur Zuchtung von Pflanzenzellen.

In: Entwicklung von Laborfermentoren (Eds. von Ringpfeil, M. and Dimter, L.). Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR. Abteilung Mathematik-Naturwissenschaften-Technik. Jahrgang, 1979, Nr. 3 N, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1980, pp. 193-197 (in Russian).


Lipsky, A. Kh. (1978).

Investigation of b-galactosidase in plant tissuse cultures.

In: Proceedings of the II All-Union Conference "Plant Cell Culture" Kiev, 1975 (Ed. Butenko, R. G.). Naukova Dumka Publisher, Kiev, pp. 229-233 (in Russian).


Dmitrieva, N. N. and Lipsky, A. Kh. (1973).

The role of auxin and kinetin in the induction of divisions in pith parenchyma of the tobacco stem.

Soviet Plant Physiology 20(2): 277-283. Translated by Consultants Bureau, New York, 1973, USA.

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