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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




Wang, W., Pelah, D., Alegrand, T., Pouny, Y., Marton, I., Wolf, A., Shoseyov, O., Altman, A. (2007). Denaturant stable and/or protease resistant, chaperone-like oligomeric proteins, polynucleotides encoding same, their uses and methods of increasing a specific activity thereof. USA Patent 7,253,341.

Wolf, A., Pouny, Y., Marton, I., Dgany, O., Altman, A., Shoseyov, O. (2007). Sp1 Polypeptides, Modified Sp1 Polypeptides And Uses Thereof. Patent: Wo/2007/007325. And additional patents thereof.



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).


A. Altman, ed. (1998). Agricultural Biotechnology. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, ISBN: 0-8247-9439-7. 770 pp.

Altman, A. and Y. Waisel, eds. (1997). The Biology of Root Formation and Development, Plenum Press, N.Y., USA. ISBN: 0-306-45706-7. 376 pp.

Altman, A. and M. Ziv, eds, (1997). Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, Wageningen, The Netherlands. ISBN: 90-6605-909-5. 674 pp.

Prof. Arie Altman

Born in Israel, July 8, 1937

M.Sc. 1964, Ph.D. 1970, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Lecturer 1970; Senior Lecturer 1977; Associate Professor 1982; Professor 1989. Emeritus

Guest Professor, Culture Research, Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Married to Judith (deceased 2009), a daughter (Orly) and a son (Ron).

Arie Altman

Prof. Arie Altman

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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.