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

Administrator: Neomi Maimon 
Tel: 972-8-948-9251,
Fax: 972-8-948-9899,

Director: Prof. David Weiss
Tel: 972-8-948-9436
Fax: 972-8-948-9899


Selected Publications

  1. Katz A., Oliva M, Mosquna A, Hakim O, and Ohad N. 2004. FIE and CURLY LEAF Polycomb Proteins Interact in the Regulation of Homeobox Gene Expression During Sporophyte Development. The Plant Journal. 37(5): 707-719.
  2. Mosquna A, Katz A, Shochat S, Grafi G, Ohad N. Interaction of FIE, a polycomb protein, with pRb: a possible mechanism regulating endosperm development. Mol Genet Genomics. 2004 Jul;271(6):651-7
  3. Zemach A, Li Y, Ben-Meir H, Oliva M, Mosquna A, Kiss V, Avivi Y, Ohad N, Grafi G. D ifferent domains control the localization and mobility of LIKE HETEROCHROMATIN PROTEIN1 in Arabidopsis Nuclei. Plant Cell. 2006 Jan;18(1):133-45.
  4. Jullien PE, Mosquna A, Ingouff M, Sakata T, Ohad N, Berger F. Retinoblastoma and its binding partner MSI1 control imprintng in Arabidopsis. PLoS Biol. 2008. Vol. 8(6), (pp. 1693-1705)
  5. Mosquna A, Katz A, Decker E, Rensing S, Reski R and Ohad N. Regulation of stem cell maintenance by the Polycomb protein FIE has been conserved during land plant evolution. Development. 2009 Jul;136(14):2433-44
  6. Mosquna A, Peterson F, Park S-Y, Volkman F and Cutler SR. Potent and selective activation of abscisic acid receptors in vivo by mutational stabilization of their agonist-bound conformation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Dec 20; 108(51):20838-43.
  7. Noy-Malka C, Yaari R, Itzhaki R, Mosquna A, Auerbach Gershovitz N, Katz A, Ohad N A single CMT methyltransferase homolog is involved in CHG DNA methylation and development of Physcomitrella patens. Plant Mol Biol. 2013 Dec 27
  8. Park SY*, Peterson FC*, Mosquna A*, Yao J, Volkman BF, Cutler SR. Agrochemical control of plant water use using engineered abscisic acid receptors. Nature. 2015 Feb 4. *These authors contributed equally to this work


See also: Assaf_Mosquna