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Javier Francisco Botto

Assistant Professor
Plant Physiology
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Algeria

Javier Francisco Botto

Biography

Bachelor of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, 1994 Doctor of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, 1998 Post-doctorate in the Department of Biology, University of Leicester, England. Charges Independent Researcher, CONICET Assistant Professor with exclusive dedication in the Chair of Plant Physiology, Faculty of Agronomy, UBA

Research Interest

Molecular mechanisms that control light responses in seeds and plants Productive Implications of Photomorphogenic Signals in Crops and Ornamental Plants Genetics of the adaptation of plants to their environment. Natural genetic variation

Publications

  • Bowler, C., J. Botto , and D. Xing-Wang. 2013. Photomorphogenesis, B-box transcription factors, and the legacy of Magnus Holm. Plant Cell 25: 1192-1195

  • Gangappa, SN and JF Botto . 2014. The BBX family of plant transcription factors. Trends in Plant Science 19: 460-471

  • Arana, MV, M. Sánchez-Lamas, B. Strasser, SE Ibarra, PD Cerdán, JF Botto , and RA SÁNchez. 2014. Functional diversity of phytochrome family in the control of light and gibberellin-mediated germination in Arabidopsis. Plant, Cell & Environment 37: 2014-2023

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