Arie Altman

Prof. Arie Altman

Emeritus
Building H
Tel: +972-(0)8-9489477 | Fax: +972-(0)8-9489899
Molecular regulation of plant response to drought and salinity, Forestry biotechnology, Plant tissue culture and propagation, Plant gene-culture coevolution and niche construction.

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The Robert H. Smith Institute of
Plant Sciences and Genetics
in Agriculture
POB 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel

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Publications

Publications 1969 - 2014

Ordin, L. and Altman A. (1965). Inhibition of phosphoglucomutase activity in oat coleoptiles by air pollutants. Physiol. Plant. 18:790-797.

Altman, A., S.P. Monselise and K. Mendel (1966). Respiration rate, peroxidase activity, catalase activity and growth of roots of citrus rootstocks. J. Hort. Sci. 41:215-224.

Altman, A. (1967). Plant damages caused by air pollutants. Mada, Vol. 11 (Hebrew).

Altman, A. and A. Goell (1970). Chloride content of citrus seeds and its distribution in various fractions. J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 95:193-195.

Altman, A. and R. Goren (1971). Promotion of callus formation by abscisic acid in citrus bud cultures. Plant Physiol. 47:844-846.

Altman, A. and K. Mendel (1972). A comparative study of chloride uptake and transport in various tissues of citrus seedlings and its relevance to ion absorption in trees. In: "Isotopes and Radiation in Soil-Plant Relationships, including Forestry", International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, pp. 95-108.

Altman, A. (1972). The role of auxin in root initiation in cuttings. Proc. Inter. Plant Propag. Soc. 22:280-294.

Altman, A. and K. Mendel (1973). Characteristics of the uptake mechanism of chloride ions in excised roots of a woody plant (Citrus). Physiol. Plant. 29:157-162.

Altman, A. (1973). Passive and active components of chloride absorption in the bark and the wood of citrus roots. Physiol. Plant 29:163-168.

Altman, A. and P.F. Wareing (1974). The effect of IAA on sugar accumulation and basipetal transport of 14C-labelled assimilates in relation to root formation in Phaseolus Vulgaris cuttings. Physiol. Plant. 33:32-38.

Altman, A. and R. Goren (1974). Growth and dormancy cycles in citrus bud cultures and its hormonal control. Physiol. Plant. 30:240-245.

Altman, A. and R. Goren (1974). Interrelationship of abscisic acid and gibberellic acid in promotion of callus formation in the abscission zone of citrus bud cultures. Physiol. Plant. 32:55-61.

Mozes, R. and A. Altman (1977). Characteristics of root-to-shoot transport of cytokinin 6-benzyl aminopurine-8-14C in intact seedlings of Citrus Aurantium. Physiol. Plant. 39:225-232.

Altman, A. and R. Mozes (1977). Comparative basipetal transport of 6-benzyl aminopurine-8-14C, gibberellin A3-3H, IAA-2-14C and sucrose-14C in the root of intact Citrus aurantium seedlings. Physiol. Plant. 39:233-235.

Giladi, I., A. Altman and R. Goren (1977). Differential effects of sucrose, abscisic acid and benzyladenine on shoot growth and callus formation in the abscission zone of excised citrus buds. Plant Physiol. 59:1161-1164.

Altman, A. and R. Goren (1977). Horticultural and physiological aspects of citrus bud culture. Acta Horticulturae 78:51-60.

Altman, A., R. Kaur-Sawhney and A.W. Galston (1977). Stabilization of oat leaf protoplasts through polyamine-mediated inhibition of senescence. Plant. Physiol. 60:570-574.

Altman, A. and R. Goren (1978). Development of citrus bud explants in culture. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 103:120-123.

Galston, A.W., A. Altman and R. Kaur-Sawhney (1978). Polyamines, ribouclease and the improvement of oat leaf protoplasts. Plant Sci. Lett. 11:69-79.

Kaur-Sawhney, R., A. Altman and A.W. Galston (1978). Dual mechanisms in polyamine-mediated control of ribonuclease activity in oat leaf protoplasts. Plant Physiol. 62:158-160.

Goren, R., A. Altman and I. Giladi (1979). The role of ethylene in ABA-induced callus formation in citrus bud cultures. Plant Physiol. 63:280-282.

Giladi, I., A. Altman and R. Goren (1979). A method for aseptic culture of bud explants from citrus trees. Sci. Horticulturae 10:357-362.

Ben-Gad, D.Y. A. Altman and S.P. Monselise (1979). Interrelationships of vegetative growth and assimilate distribution of Citrus limettiodes seedlings in response to root-applied GA3 and SADH. Canad. J. Bot. 57:484-490.

Friedman, R., A. Altman and E. Zamski (1979). Adventitious root formation in bean hypocotyl cuttings in relation to IAA translocation and hypocotyl anatomy. J. Exp. Bot. 30:769-777.

Kuris, A., A. Altman and E. Putievsky (1980). Rooting and initial establishment of oregano, peppermint and balm. Sci. Horticulturae 13:53-59.

Kuris, A., A. Altman and E. Putievsky (1980). Vegetative propagation of spice plants: root formation in oregano. Sci. Horticulturae 14:151-156.

Galston, A.W., R.K. Sawhney, A. Altman and H. Flores (1980). Polyamines, macromolecular syntheses and the problem of cereal protoplast regeneration. In: Advances in Protoplast Research, Hungarian Academy of Science, 485-497.

Altman, A. and U. Bachrach (1981). Involvement of polyamines in plant growth and senescence. In: C.M. Caldarera et al. eds. Advances in Polyamine Research, Vol. 3. Raven Press, pp. 365-375.

Gulsen, Y., A. Altman and R. Goren (1981). Growth and development of citrus pistils and fruit explants in vitro. Physiol. Plant. 53:295-300.

Altman, A., Y. Gulsen and R. Goren (1982). Growth and metabolic activity of lemon juice vesicle explants in vitro. Plant Physiol. 69:1-6.

Altman, A. (1982). Retardation of radish leaf senescence by polyamines. Physiol. Plant. 54:189-193.

Altman, A. (1982). Polyamines and wounded storage tissues: inhibition of RNase activity and solute leakage. Physiol. Plant 54:194-198.

Altman, A., R. Friedman and N. Levin (1982). Arginine decarboxylase and ornithine decarboxylase of mung bean seedlings. Plant. Physiol. 69:876-879.

Friedman, R., A. Altman and U. Bachrach (1982). Polyamines and root formation in mung bean hypocotyl cuttings. I.Effect of exogenous compounds and changes in endogenous polyamines. Plant Physiol. 70:844-848.

Altman, A., R. Friedman, D. Amir and N. Levin (1982). Polyamine effects and metabolism in plants under stress conditions. In: P.F. Wareing, ed., Plant Growth Substances 1982, Academic Press (Proc. 11th Inter. Conf. Plant Growth Substances). pp. 483-494.

Altman, A. and D. Freudenberg (1982). Quality of Pelargonium graveolens cuttings as affected by the rooting medium. Sci. Horticulturae 19:379-385.

Gat, O., I. Sela and A. Altman (1983). Polyionosinic: polycytidylic acid in association with cyclic nucleotides activates the antiviral factor (AVF) in plant tissues. J. Gen. Virol. 64:211-214.

Altman, A., R. Friedman and N. Levin (1983). Alternative metabolic pathways of polyamine biosynthesis in relation to plant growth. In: U. Bachrach et al., eds., Advances in Polyamine Research, Vol. 4. Raven Press, pp. 395-408

Nathan, R., A. Altman and S.P. Monselise (1984). Changes in activity of polyamine biosynthetic enzymes and in polyamine contents in developing fruit tissues of "Murcott" mandarin. Sci. Hortic. 22:359-364.

Altman. A., B.N. Cohen, H. Weissbach and N. Brot (1984). Transcriptional activity of isolated maize chloroplasts. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 235:26-33.

Friedman, R., A. Altman and U. Bachrach (1985). Polyamines and root formation in mung bean hypocotyl cuttings. II. Incorporation of precurssors into polyamines. Plant Physiol. 79:80-83.

Schwartz, M., A. Altman, Y. Cohen and T. Arzee (1986). Localization of ornithine decarboxylase and changes in polyamine content in root meristems of Zea mays. Physiol. Plant. 67:485-492.

Amir, D., E.E. Goldschmidt and A. Altman (1986). Autolysis of chlorophyll in aqueous and detergent suspensions of chloroplast fragments. Plant Science 43:201-206.

Nur, T., R. Ben-Arie, S. Lurie and A. Altman (1986). Involvement of divalent cations in maintaining cell membrane integrity in stressed apple fruit tissue. J. Plant Physiol. 125:47-60.

Friedman, R., N. Levin and A. Altman (1986). Presence and identification of polyamines in xylem and phloem exudates of plants. Plant physiol. 82: 1154-1157.

Gur, A., A. Altman, R. Stern and B. Wolowitz (1986). Improving rooting and survival of softwood peach cuttings. Sci. Horticulturae 30:97-108.

Gur, A., A. Altman, R. Stern, T. Sigler and B. Wolowitz (1987). Interactions between myo-inositol and cytokinins: their basipetal transport and effect on peach roots. Physiol. Plant. 69:633-638.

Amir-Shapira, D., E.E. Goldschmidt and A. Altman (1987). Chlorophyll catabolism in senescing plant tissues: in vivo breakdown intermediates suggest different degradative pathways for Citrus fruit and parsley leaves. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 84:1901-1905.

Bravdo, B., O. Shoseyov, R. Ikan and A. Altman (1987). Free and bound monoterpene content of leaves and berries and their biosynthesis by in vitro grown berries. In: Inter. Symp. of Wine Aroma, Trento, Italy, pp. 55-62.

Altman, A. and T. Rotem (1988). A new fog aeroponic system for propagating and growing horticultural plants. Proc. Inter. Plant Propag. Soc. 38: 207-208.

Gad, A.E., B. Ze'ewi and A. Altman (1988). Fusion of germinating watermelon pollen tubes with liposomes. Plant Sci. 55: 69-75.

Rosenberg, N., A.E. Gad, A. Altman, N. Navot and H. Czosnek (1988). Liposome-mediated introduction of the chloramphenicol acetyl transferase (CAT) gene and its expression in tobacco protoplasts. Plant Molec. Biol. 10:185-191.

Gad, A.E., C. Lubitz-Omero, N. Rosenberg and A. Altman (1988). Changes in the integrity of large unilamellar vesicles following their interaction with tobacco cell suspensions. Plant Cell Reports 7:341-343.

Nadel, B.L., A. Altman and M. Ziv (1989). Regulation of somatic embryogenesis in celery cell suspensions I. Promoting effects of mannitol on somatic embryo development. Plant Cell, Tissue & Organ Culture 18:181-189.

Shapira, R., A. Altman, Y. Henis and I. Chet (1989). Polyamines and ornithine decarboxylase activity during growth and differentiation in Sclerotium rolfsii. Jour. Gen. Microbiol. 135:1361-1367.

Friedman, R., A. Altman and N. Levin (1989). The effect of salt stress on polyamine biosynthesis and content in mung bean plants and in halophytes. Physiol. Plant 76:295-302.

Altman, A. (1989). Polyamines and Plant Hormones. In: U. Bachrach and Y.M. Heimer, eds. The Physiology of Polyamines, Vol. 2, CRC Press. pp. 121-145.

Altman, A., N. Levin, P. Cohen, M. Schneider and B. Nadel (1989). Polyamines in growth and differentiation of plant cell cultures: The effect of nitrogen nutrition, salt stress and embryogenic media. In: Advances in Polyamine Research Vol. 5, V. Zappia et al., eds. Plenum Press pp. 559-572.

Bravdo, B., O. Shoseyov, R. Ikan and A. Altman (1990). Monoterpene glycoside biosynthesis in detached grape berries grown in-vitro. Physiol. Plant 78:93-99.

Nadel, B.L., A. Altman and M. Ziv (1990). Regulation of somatic embryogenesis in celery cell suspensions. II. Early detection of embryogenic potential and the induction of synchronized cell cultures. Plant Cell, Tissue & Organ Culture 20: 119-124.

Nadel, B.L., A. Altman and M. Ziv (1990). Cold storage and efficient conversion of somatic celery embryos into transplantable plants. Sci. Hortic. 44: 9-16.

Gad, A.E., N. Rosenberg and A. Altman (1990). Liposome-mediated plant cell transformation: facts and prospects. Physiol. Plant. 79:177-183.

Nadel, B.L., A. Altman and M. Ziv (1990). Regulation of large scale somatic embryogenesis in Celery. Acta Horticulturae. 280:75-82.

Rosenberg, N., M. Reichenbach-Dekel, N. Navot, A.E. Gad, A. Altman and H. Czosnek (1990). Liposome-mediated DNA introduction into plant protoplasts and calli. Acta Horticulturae. 280:509-516.

Viterbo, A., A. Altman and H.D. Rabinowitch (1990). In-vitro propagation and cold storage of Allium trifoliatum genotypes. In: Colture in vitro e micropropagazione in ortoflorofrutticoltura, Inter. Symp. Proc. Cesena, Italy. pp. 281-284,

Altman, A., M. Schwartz and T. Arzee (1990). A role for polyamines in differentiation and growth of plant roots. In: Biology and Chemistry of Polyamines, S.H. Goldemberg and I.D. Algranati, eds., ICSU Press and Oxford University Press Symposium Series Vol. 12:147-158.

Altman, A., B.L. Nadel, Z. Falash and N. Levin (1990). Somatic embryogenesis in celery: Induction, control and changes in polyamines and proteins. In H.J.I. Nijkamp et al., eds., Progress in Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology. Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht. pp. 454-459.

Nadel, B.L., A. Altman, S. Pleban and A. Huttermann (1991). In-vitro development of mature Fagus sylvatica L. buds. I. The effect of medium and plant regulators on bud growth and protein profiles. J. Plant Physiol. 138: 596-601.

Nadel, B.L., A. Altman, S. Pleban, R. Kocks and A. Huttermann (1991). In vitro development of mature Fagus sylvatica L. buds. II. Seasonal changes in the response to plant growth regulators. J. Plant Physiol. 138:136-141.

Altman, A. (1991). Frontiers of biotechnology in agriculture. Trends in Biotechnology 9:373-374.

Goren, R., M. Huberman, N. Levin and A. Altman (1992). Promoting the activity of arginine decarboxylase by ethylene and its significance to the control of abscission in citrus leaf explants. Proc. International Ethylene Symp., Agen, France, pp. 325-326.

Viterbo, A., A. Altman and H.D. Rabinowitch (1992). Plant regeneration from callus cultures of Allium trifoliatum subsp. hirsutum and assessment of genetic stability by isozyme polymorphism. Plant Breeding 108: 265-273.

Rosenberg, D., A. Altman and B. Bravdo (1992). A physiological analysis of the differential rooting preformance of calamondin and pelargonium cuttings under mist and high humidity. Acta Horticulturae 314: 257-268.

Nadel, B.L., G. Hazan, R. David, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1992). In vitro propagation of Populus species: responses to growth regulators and medium composition. Acta Horticulturae 314: 61-68.

Van Staden, J., S.J. Upfold, A. Altman and B.L. Nadel (1992). Metabolism of benzyladenine in embryogenic cell cultures of celery. J. Plant Physiol. 140: 466-469.

Danin, M., S.J. Upfold, N. Levin, B.L. Nadel, A. Altman and J. Van Staden (1993). Polyamines and cytokinins in celery embryogenic cell cultures. J. Plant Growth Regul. 12: 245-254.

Ikan, R., V. Weinstein, Y. Milner, B. Bravdo, O. Shoseyov, D. Segal, A. Altman and I. Chet (1993). Natural glycosides as potential odorants and flavorants. Acta Horticulturae: International Symp. on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, pp. 17-28.

Altman, A. (1993). On genes and gene-worship or: an horticulturist view of molecular biology. Acta Horticulturae 329: 218-224.

Czosnek, H., A. Kheyr-Pour, B. Gronenborn, E. Remetz, M. Zeidan, A. Altman, H.D. Rabinowitch, S. Vidavsky, N. Kedar, Y. Gafni and D. Zamir (1993). Replication of tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) DNA in agroinoculated leaf discs from selected tomato genotypes. Plant Mol. Biol. 22: 995-1005.

Altman, A. and N. Levin (1993). Interactions of polyamines and nitrogen nutrition in plants. Physiol. Plant. 89: 653-658.

Van Staden, J., S.J. Upfold and A. Altman (1994). Metabolism of (14C)trans-zeatin and (14C)benzyladenine by detached yellow, green and variegated leaves of Schefflera. Physiol. Plant. 90: 73-78.

Viterbo, A., A. Altman and H.D. Rabinowitch (1994). In vitro propagation and germplasm cold-storage of fertile and male-sterile Allium trifoliatum subsp. hirsutum. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 41: 87-98.

Pelah, D., A. Altman and H. Czosnek (1994). Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus DNA in callus cultures derived from infected tomato leaves. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture 39: 37-42.

Pelah, D., O. Shoseyov and A. Altman (1995). Characterization of BspA, a major boiling-stable, water-stress-responsive protein in aspen (Populus tremula). Tree Physiology 15: 673-678.

Altman, A., A. Ya'ari, D. Pelah, A. Gal, T. Tzfira, W-X. Wang, O. Shoseyov, A. Vainstein and J. Riov (1995). In vitro organogenesis, transformation and expression of drought-related proteins in forest tree cultures. In: M. Terzi et al., eds., Current Issues in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, Kluwer Academic Publ., pp. 87-94.

Pelah, D., A. Ya'ari, A. Altman, O. Shoseyov and J. Riov (1995). Growth, in vitro propagation and desiccation-specific proteins of Populus and Pinus cultures. In: S. Wang and X. Jiang (eds.), Growth and Development Control and Biotechnology in Woody Plants, Proc. IUFRO Workshop, Beijing 1993, China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing, pp75-89.

Altman, A. (1995). Plant and agricultural biotechnologies: Recent advances and prospects. In: S. Wang and X. Jiang (eds.), Growth and Development Control and Biotechnology in Woody Plants, Proc. IUFRO Workshop, Beijing 1993, China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing, pp. 18-28.

Nadel, B.L., A. Altman and M. Ziv (1995). Somatic Embryogenesis and Synthetic Seed in Apium graveolens (Celery). In: Y.P.S. Bajaj, ed., Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry, Vol 31, Somatic Embryogenesis and Synthetic Seed II, pp. 306-322. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Tzfira, T., Ben-Meir, H., Vainstein, A., and Altman, A. (1996). Highly efficient transformation and regeneration of aspen plants through shoot-bud formation in root cultures. Plant Cell Reports. 15: 566-571.

Altman, A., D. Pelah, O. Yarnitsky, T. Tzfira, A. Ya'ari, W-X. Wang, O. Shoseyov, A. Vainstein, A. Huttermann and S. Wang (1996). Towards water stress-tolerant poplar and pine trees: Molecular biology, transformation and regeneration. In: M.R. Ahuja, W. Boerjan and D.B. Neal, eds., Somatic Cell Genetics and Molecular Genetics of Trees, pp. 47-56, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

Tzfira, T., O. Yarnitzky, A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1996). Highly efficient transformation and regeneration of transgenic aspen plants through shoot-bud formation in root culture, and transformation of Pinus halepensis. In: M.R. Ahuja, W. Boerjan and D.B. Neal, eds., Somatic Cell Genetics and Molecular Genetics of Trees, pp. 125-130, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

Tzfira T., O. Yarnitzky, A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1996). Agrobacterium rhizogenes-mediated DNA transfer in Pinus halepensis Mill. Plant Cell Reports. 16: 26-31.

Tamim, M., A. Altman, R. Goren, and E.E. Goldschmidt (1996). Citrus flowering research in Rehovot, Israel: renewed focus on gibberellins. Flowering Newsletter 22: 34-40.

Tzfira, T., A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1996). A novel transfromation procedure for Populus tremula. Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology 2: 109-112.

Altman, A., T. Alegrand, D. Pelah, T. Tzfira, B. Vinocur, W-X. Wang and O. Yarnitsky (1996). Molecular biology of drought tolerance and transformation of Populus and Pinus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dendrome 3: 5-7.

Shaoliang, C., W. Shasheng, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1996). Cytokinins: moderators of stomatal movement in poplar genotypes. J. Beijing Forestry Univ. 5(2): 9-22.

Huancheng, M., L.E. Fung, W. Shasheng, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1996). Preliminary study on the salt resistance mechanisms of Populus euphratica. J. Beijing Forestry Univ. 5(2): 31-40.

Shaoliang, C., W. Shasheng, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1996). Stomatal and non- stomatal control of photosynthesis in poplar genotypes in response to water stress. J. Beijing Forestry Univ. 5(2): 63-72.

Chen, S., S-S. Wang, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1996). Genotype-specific differences in drought tolerance of poplar in relation to abscisic acid. In: I. Bach, ed., Proc. 20th Session Intern. Poplar Commission: Environmental and Social Issues in Poplar and Willow Cultivation and Utilization, Budapest 1996, pp. 555-562.

Fung, L., S-S. Wang, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1996). Effect of NaCl on three poplar genotypes: I. Growth responses. In: I. Bach, ed., Proc. 20th Session Intern. Poplar Commission: Environmental and Social Issues in Poplar and Willow Cultivation and Utilization, Budapest 1996, pp. 563-571.

Fung, L., H-C. Ma, S-S. Wang, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1996). Effect of NaCl on three poplar genotypes: II. Uptake of Cl, Na, K and Ca ions. In: I. Bach, ed., Proc. 20th Session Intern. Poplar Commission: Environmental and Social Issues in Poplar and Willow Cultivation and Utilization, Budapest 1996, pp. 572-578.

Ma, H-C., L. Fung, S-S. Wang, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1996). Photosynthesis of Populus euphratica in saline soil. In: I. Bach, ed., Proc.20th Session Intern. Poplar Commission: Environmental and Social Issues in Poplar and Willow Cultivation and Utilization, Budapest 1996, pp. 596-603.

Tamim, M., A. Altman, R. Goren and E.E. Goldschmidt (1996). Modification of the time and intensity of flowering in Citrus cultivars by water stress, light, low temperatures and growth regulators. Proc. Int. Soc. Citriculture, Vol. 2: 945-948.

Pelah, D., W. Wang, A. Altman, O. Shoseyov and D. Bartels (1997). Differential accumulation of water-stress related proteins, sucrose synthase and soluble sugars in Populus genotypes which differ in their water-stress response. Physiol. Plant. 99: 153-159.

Pelah, D., O. Shoseyov, A. Altman and D. Bartels (1997). Water-stress response in aspen (Populus tremula): differential accumulation of dehydrin, sucrose synthase, GAPDH homologues and soluble sugars. J. Plant Physiol. 151: 96-100.

Tzfira, T., C. S. Jensen, A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1997). Transformation and regeneration of transgenic aspen plants via shoot formation from stem explants. Physiol. Plant. 99: 554-561.

Schwartz, M., A. Altman, Y. Cohen and T. Arzee (1997). Inhibition of polyamine biosynthesis by L-canavanine and its effect on meristematic activity, growth, and development of Zea mays roots. Israel J. Plant Sci. 45: 23-30.

Pelah, D., M.Dekel, N. Rosenberg, N. Navot, A. Altman and H. Czosnek (1997). Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) DNA replication in protoplasts derived from tomato genotypes, sensitive, tolerant and resistant to the virus. Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology 3: 97-106.

Tzfira, T.,C. S. Jensen, W-X. Wang, A. Zuker, B. Vinocur, A. Altman and A. Vainstein (1997). Transgenic Populus tremula: a step-by-step protocol for its Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Plant Molec. Reporter 15: 219-235.

Chen, S-L., S-S. Wang, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1997). Genotypic variation in drought tolerance of poplar in relation to abscisic acid. Tree Physiol. 17: 797-803.

Ma, H-C, L. Fung, S-S. Wang, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1997). Photosynthetic response of Populus euphratica to salt stress. Forest Ecology and Management 93: 55-61.

Tzfira, T.,C. S. Jensen, A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1997). Aspen transformation procedures: oncogenic Agrobacterium rhizogenes versus disarmed Agrobacterium tumefaciens. In A. Altman and M. Ziv, eds, Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, pp. 295-300.

Jensen, C.S., T. Tzfira, A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1997). Direct regeneration and selection of Populus tremula L. transgenic shoots from Agrobacterium tumefaciens-transformed stem explants. In: A. Altman and Y. Waisel, eds. The Biology of Root Formation and Development, Plenum Press, pp. 209-211.

Pelah, D., O. Shoseyov and A. Altman (1997). Drought tolerance: a molecular perspective. In A. Altman and M. Ziv, eds, Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, pp. 439-445.

Wang, W-X., D. Pelah, A. Altman and O. Shoseyov (1997). Clonal differences in the expression of a water stress related protein (BspA) in Populus spp. In A. Altman and M. Ziv, eds, Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, pp. 467-468.

Altman, A. and M. Ziv (1997). Horticulture biotechnology: a historical perspective and future prospects. In A. Altman and M. Ziv, eds, Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, pp. 31-35.

Carmi, T., M. Ziv and A. Altman (1997). Bud regeneration, growth and proliferation of aspen (Populus tremula) roots in liquid cultures. In A. Altman and M. Ziv, eds, Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, pp. 669-670.

Bockish, T., Y. Saranga and A. Altman (1997). Garlic micropropagation by somatic embryogenesis. In A. Altman and M. Ziv, eds, Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, pp. 241-242.

Tzfira, T., A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1997). Improved rooting ability and root system performance in transgenic aspen plants. In: A. Altman and Y. Waisel, eds. The Biology of Root Formation and Development, Plenum Press, pp. 181-186.

Vinocur, B., T. Tzfira, M. Ziv A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1997). Bud regeneration and growth from transgenic and non transgenic aspen (Populus tremula) root explants. In: A. Altman and Y. Waisel, eds. The Biology of Root Formation and Development, Plenum Press, pp. 217-219.

Meiri, H. and A. Altman (1998). Agriculture and agricultural biotechnology: Development trends towards the 21st century. In: A. Altman, ed. (1998). Agricultural Biotechnology. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp. 1-17.

Altman, A. and B. Loberant (1998). Micropropagation: Clonal plant propagation in vitro. In: A. Altman, ed. (1998). Agricultural Biotechnology. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp. 19-42.

Tzfira, T., A. Zuker and A. Altman (1998). Forest tree biotechnology: genetic transformation and application to future forests. Trends in Biotechnology 16: 439-446.

Tzfira, T., B. Vinocur, A. Altman and A. Vainstein (1998). rol-transgenic Populus tremula: root development, root-borne bud regeneration and in vitro propagation coefficient. Trees 12: 464-471.

Fung, L.E., S.S. Wang, A. Altman and A. Huttermann (1998). Effect of NaCl on growth, photosynthesis, ion and water relations of four poplar genotypes. Forest Ecology and Management 107: 135-146.

Tzfira, T., A. Vainstein and A. Altman (1999). rol-gene expression in transgenic aspen (Populus tremula) plants results in accelerated growth and improved stem production index. Trees 14: 49-54.

Altman, A. (1999). Le peuplier, le stress et la transgenese. Biofutur 188: 36-39.

Altman, A. (1999). The plant and agricultural biotechnology revolution: where do we go from here? In: A. Altman, M. Ziv and S. Izhar, eds., Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 1-7.

Ovadis, M., Chernin, L., Tzfira, T., Canaan, V., Aharoni, A., Sakar, D., Altman, A., Vainstein, A. (1999). Transformation of tobacco and aspen plants with the ITA locus of an INCQ plasmid confers resistance to Agrobacterium tumefaciens infection. In: Altman A., Ziv M. and Izhar, S. (eds.). Plant biotechnology and in vitro biology in the 21st century. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 533-536.

Shani, Z., Dekel, M., Tsabary, G., Jensen, Ch., Tzfira, T., Goren, R., Altman, A and Shoseyov, O. (1999).Expression of Arabidopsis thaliana endo-1,4-(-glucanase (cel1) in transgenic poplar plants. In: Altman A., Ziv M. and Izhar, S. (eds.). Plant biotechnology and in vitro biology in the 21st century. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 209-212.

Shani, Z., Shpigel, E., Roiz, L., Goren, R., Vinocur, B., Tzfira, T., Altman, A and Shoseyov, O. (1999). Cellulose binding domain increases cellulose synthase activity in Acetobacter xylinum, and biomass in transgenic plants. In: Altman A., Ziv M. and Izhar, S. (eds.). Plant biotechnology and in vitro biology in the 21st century. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 213-218.

Tzfira, T., Ya'ari, A., Yarnitzky, O., Riov, J. and Altman, A. (1999). In vitro propagation of Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill.). In: Altman A., Ziv M. and Izhar, S. (eds.). Plant biotechnology and in vitro biology in the 21st century. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 89-92.

Wang, W.X., Tzfira, T.,Levin, N., Shoseyov, O and Altman, A. (1999). Plant tolerance to water and salt stress: The expression pattern of a water stress responsive protein (BspA) in transgenic aspen plants. In: Altman A., Ziv M. and Izhar, S. (eds.). Plant biotechnology and in vitro biology in the 21st century. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 561-565.

Shani, Z., M. Dekel, C.S. Jensen, T. Tzfira, R. Goren, A. Altman, O. Shoseyov (1999). Arabidopsis thaliana endo-1,4,-b-glucanase (cel1) promoter mediates uidA expression in elongating tissues of aspen (Populus tremula). J. Plant Physiol. 156: 118-120.

Altman, A. (1999). Plant biotechnology in the 21st century: the challenges ahead. Electronic J. Biotechnology

Tzfira, T., W. Wang and A. Altman (2000). Genetic transformation of Populus towards improving plant performance and drought tolerance. In: S.M. Jain and S.C. Minocha, eds., Molecular Biology of Woody Plants. Vol.2: 135-160. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Alian, A., A. Altman and B. Heuer (2000). Genotypic differences in salinity and water stress tolerance of fresh market tomato cultivars. Plant Sci. 152: 58-65.

Altman, A. and B. Loberant (2000). Micropropagation of plants: principles and practices. In: R. Spier, ed., Encyclopedia of Cell Technology, Vol. 1: 916-929. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York

Altman, A., T. Tzfira, W. Wang, B. Vinocur, G. Hazan and A. Vainstein (2000). Clonal stability, seasonal periodicity and transgenes: the lesson from long-term micropropagation of transgenic and non-transformed Populus tremula L. Plants. In: A. C. Cassels et al., eds, Int. Symp. on Methods and Markers for Quality Assurance in Micropropagation, Acta Horticulturae 530: 429-436.

Vinocur, B., T. Carmi, A. Altman and M. Ziv (2000). Enhanced bud regeneration in aspen (Populus tremula L.) roots cultured in liquid medium. Plant Cell Reports 19: 1146-1154.

Wang, W.X., B. Vinocur, O. Shoseyov and A. Altman (2001). Biotechnology of plant osmotic stress tolerance: physiological and molecular considerations. In: S. Sorvari et al., eds., Int. Symp. on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 560: 285-292.

S. Chen, J. Li, S. Wang, A. Huttermann and A. Altman. (2001). Salt, nutrient uptake and transport, and ABA of Populus euphratica hybrid in response to increasing soil NaCl. Trees 15: 186-194.

Wang, W.G., D. Pelah, T. Alegrand, O. Shoseyov and A. Altman (2001). "Boiling and/or detergent stable, and/or protease resistant, chaperone-like oligomeric proteins, polynucleotides encoding the same, and their uses" (Patent application).

Wang, W.G., D. Pelah, T. Alergand, O. Shoseyov and A. Altman (2002). cDNA cloning, expression and characterization of SP1, an oligomeric water-stress responsive boiling stable protein. Plant Physiology130: 865-875.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC166613/pdf/pp1002000865.pdf

Altman, A. (2003). From plant tissue culture to biotechnology: scientific revolutions, abiotic stress tolerance, and forestry. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol.-Plant 39:75-84.http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/4293577.pdf?acceptTC=true&jpdConfirm=true

Wang, W.G., T. Barak, B. Vinocur, O. Shoseyov and A. Altman (2003). Abiotic resistance and chaperones: possible physiological role of SP1, a stable and stabilizing protein from Populus. In: Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond (ed. I. K. Vasil), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London. pp. 439-443.

Chen S , Li, J., Wang, S., Fritz, E., Huettermann, A. and Altman, A. (2003). Effects of NaCl on shoot growth, transpiration, ion compartmentation and transport in regenerated plants of Populus euphratica and P. tomentosa. Canadian J. of Forest Res. 33: 967-975

Wang, W., O. DganyO. DymA. AltmanO. Shoseyov and O. Almog (2003). Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of SP1, a novel chaperone-like protein. Acta Cryst. D59: 512-514.

Ziv, M. and A. Altman (2003). Plant Tissue Culture: General Principles. Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Elsevier Science Ltd.

Wang, W., B. Vinocur and A. Altman (2003). Plant responses to drought, salinity and extreme temperatures: towards genetic engineering for stress tolerance. Planta 218: 1-14.

Wang, W., B. Vinocur, O. Shoseyov and A. Altman (2004). The role of plant heat-shock proteins/molecular chaperones in the abiotic stress response. Trends in Plant Science 9: 244-252. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1360138504000603

Or Dgany, Ana Gonzalez , Oshrat Sofer, Wangxia Wang, Gennady Zolotnitsky, Amnon Wolf , Yuval Shoham, Arie Altman, Sharon G. Wolf, Oded Shoseyov and Orna Almog (2004). Structural Basis of the Thermostability of SP1, a Novel Plant (Populus tremula) Boiling Stable Protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry 279: 51516 - 51523.

Pelah, D., I. Marton, W. Wang, O. Shoseyov, A. Altman and E. Cohen (2004). Accumulation and protection activity of protease-resistant heat-stable proteins in Haematococcus pluvialis during high light and nitrogen starvation. Jour. Applied Phycology 16: 153-155.

Mizrachy, L., D. Dabush, Y. Levy, R. Aloni A. Altman and Y. Gafni (2004). Cloning and characterization of the tomato karyopherin-1 gene promoter. Devlop. Growth. Differ. 46: 515-522.

Vinocur, B. and A. Altman (2005). Recent advances in engineering plant tolerance to abiotic stress: achievements and limitations. Curr. Opinion Biotecnology 16: 1-10.

Broschֳ© Mikael, Basia Vinocur, Edward R Alatalo, Airi Lamminmֳ₪ki, Thomas Teichmann, Eric A Ottow, Dimitar Djilianov, Dany Afif, Marie-Bֳ©atrice Bogeat-Triboulot, Arie Altman, Andrea Polle, Erwin Dreyer, Stephen Rudd, Lars Paulin, Petri Auvinen and Jaakko Kangasjֳ₪rvi (2005). Gene expression and metabolite profiling of Populus euphratica growing in the Negev desert. Genome Biology 2005, 6.

Wang, Wang-Xia, Or Dgany, Sharon Grayer Wolf, Ilan Levy, Rachel Algom, Yehonathan Pouny, Amnon Wolf, Ira Marton, Arie Altman and Oded Shoseyov (2006). Aspen SP1, an Exceptional Thermal, Protease and Detergent-Resistant Self-Assembled Nano-Particle. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 95: 161-168.

Solomon, A., Sara Golubowicz, Zeev Yablowicz, Shlomo Grossman, Margalit Bergman, Hugo E. Gottlieb, Arie Altman, Zohar Kerem, and Moshe A. Flaishman (2006). Antioxidant Activities and Anthocyanin Content of Fresh Fruits of Common Fig ( Ficus carica L.). J. Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54: 7717-7723.

Polle A., , A. Altman and X. Jiang (2006). Towards genetic engineering for drought tolerance in trees. M. Fladung and D.Ewald (eds.) Tree Transgenesis: Recent Developments. Springer-verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp 275-297.

Marie-Bֳ©atrice Bogeat-Triboulot, Mikael Broschֳ©, Jenny Renaut, Laurent Jouve, Didier Le Thiec, Payam Fayyaz, Basia Vinocur, Erwin Witters, Kris Laukens, Thomas Teichmann, Arie Altman, Jean-Franֳ§ois Hausman, Andrea Polle, Jaakko Kangasjֳ₪rvi, and Erwin Dreyer (2007). Gradual Soil Water Depletion Results in Reversible Changes of Gene Expression, Protein Profiles, Ecophysiology, and Growth Performance in Populus euphratica, a Poplar Growing in Arid Regions. Plant Physiol. 143: 876-892.

Arnon Heyman, Yoav Barak, Jonathan Caspi, David B. Wilson, Arie Altman, Edward A. Bayer and Oded Shoseyov (2007). Multiple display of catalytic modules on a protein scaffold: Nano-fabrication of enzyme particles. Journal of Biotechnology 131:433-439.

Arnon Heyman, Ilan Levy, Arie Altman and Oded Shoseyov (2007). SP1 as a Novel Scaffold Building Block for Self-Assembly Nanofabrication of Submicron Enzymatic Structures.Nano Lett. 7: 1575-1579.

Izhar Medalsy, Or Dgany, Mukhles Sowwan, Hezy Cohen, Alevtyna Yukashevska, Sharon G. Wolf, Amnon Wolf, Abraham Koster, Orna Almog, Ira Marton, Yehonathan Pouny, Arie Altman, Oded Shoseyov and Danny Porath (2008). SP1 Protein-Based Nanostructures and Arrays. Nano Lett. 8: 473-477.

Loberant, B. andA. Altman (2010). Micropropagation of Plants. In: Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology: Bioprocess, Bioseparation, and Cell Technology, Michael C. Flickinger, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Monika Brinker, Mikael Broschֳ©, Basia Vinocur, Atef Abo-Ogiala, Payam Fayyaz, Dennis Janz, Eric A. Ottow, Andreas D. Cullmann, Joachim Saborowski, Jaakko Kangasjֳ₪rvi, Arie

Altman, Andrea Polle (2010). Linking the salt transcriptome with physiological responses of a salt resistant Populus species as a strategy to identify genes important for stress acclimation. Plant Physiology 154:1697-1709.

Anat Solomon, Sara Golubowicz, Zeev Yablowicz, Margalit Bergman, Shlomo Grossman,Arie Altman, Zohar Kerem, Moshe A. Flaishman (2010). EPR Studies of O2*-, OH, and 1O2 Scavenging and Prevention of Glutathione Depletion in Fibroblast Cells by Cyanidin-3-rhamnoglucoside Isolated from Fig (Ficus carica L.) Fruits. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58:7158-7165.

Antoine Harfouche, Richard Meilan and Arie Altman (2011). Tree genetic engineering and applications to sustainable forestry and biomass production. Trends in Biotechnology 29: 9-17.

Altman A. and P.M. Hasegawa (2012) Introduction to plant biotechnology 2011: Basic aspects and agricultural implications. In: A. Altman and P.M. Hasegawa, eds. 2012. Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture: Prospects for the 21st Century. Elsevier and Academic Press.Amsterdam. ISBN 978-0-12-381466-1.pp. xxix-xxxviii.

Antoine Harfouche, Richard Meilan and Arie Altman (2014). Molecular and physiological responses to abiotic stress in forest trees and their relevance to tree improvement. Tree Physiol 34 (11): 1181-1198. (Special issue, Invited Review).

Moshelion, M. and A. Altman (2015). Current challenges and future perspectives of plant and agricultural biotechnology. Invited Opinion Review, Trends in Biotechnology (submitted).

 

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