Gepstein Shimon , Professor Emeritus

Phone:  (972)-4-8293856

Building/Auditory:  Biology 402

Selected Publications

Gepstein,S. (2004)Leaf senescence - not just a "wear and tear" phenomenon. Genome Biology 5:212

Degani,O.,Gepstein, S andDosoretz C.G,(2004) A new method for measuring scouring efficiency of natural fibers based on the cellulose-binding domain-β- glucuronidase fused protein.J. of Biotechnology 107 265–273

Gepstein, S., Sabihi,G., Carp,M-J., Hajouj,T., Falah,M., Nesher,O., Yariv,I., Dor,C.,Bassani,,M. (2003).Large scale identification of leaf senescence-associated genes. The Plant Journal36:629-642

Guterman,A., Hajouj,T and Gepstein ,S (2003).Senescence-associated mRNAs that may participate in signal transduction and protein trafficking. Physiol Plant118: 439-446

Belinky,P.,Flikshtein, N., Lechenko,L., Gepstein,S. and. Dosoretz C,G.( 2003) Reactive oxygen species and induction of lignin peroxidase in Phanerochaetechrysosporium. Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 69: 6500-6506

Degani, O., S. Gepstein, and. Dosoretz C,G (2002). Potential use of cutinase in enzymatic scouring ofcotton fiber cuticle. Appl Biochem Biotechnol 102-103277-283

Gepstein, S and Lewinsohn, E (2002). Implementation of metabolic engineering to improve the aroma of fruits. In: Plant Physiolgy (3rd ed.), edited by L. Taiz and E. Zeiger. Sunderland: Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publishers, Web essay 13.3.

Lewinsohn, E., Shalechet, F., Wilkinson, J., Matsui, K., Tadmor, Y., Nam, K.-H., Amar,O., Lastochkin, E., Larkov, O., Ravid, U.Gepstein,S and Picherski ,E. by metabolic engineering of the terpenoid pathway in tomato fruits. Plant Phsiol 127: 1256-1265.

Binyamin, L., M. Falah, V. Portnoy, Soudry, Eand S. Gepstein(2001). The early light- induced protein is also produced during leaf senescence of Nicotiana tabacum. Planta212 : 591-597.

Hajouj, T., R. Michelis, and S. Gepstein (2000). Cloning and characterizationof a receptor-like protein kinase gene associated with senescence. PlantPhysiol 124: 1305-1314.

Michelis, R., and S. Gepstein (2000). Identification and characterization of a heat-inducedisoform of aldolase in oat chloroplast.Plant Mol Biol 44: 487- 498

Hajouj, T., and S. Gepstein (1999). Identification of regulatory and metabolic genes associated with leaf senescence. In: Plant Biotechnology and in vitro biology in the 21stCentury, edited by A. Altman, M. Ziv and S. Izhar.Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 487-490. Physiology 2nd ed.Taiz and Zeiger (eds)

Gepstein,S. and Hajouj,T (1998) Leaf senescence associated genes: dentification of regulatory and metabolic genes preferentially expressed during senescence. J.Exp.Bot.49:46.

Golan, A., Tepper, M., Soudry, E., Horwitz, B.A. and Gepstein, S.(1996) Cytokinin, acting through ethylene, restores gravitropism to Arabidopsis seedlings grown under red light. Plant Physiol. 112:901- 904.

Gepstein, S. and Horwitz, B.A.(1995)The impact of Arabidopsis research on plant biotechnology. Biotech. Adv. 13:403-414

Leshem, B., Ronen, R., Soudry, E., Lurie, S. and Gepstein, S.(1995) Cytokinin and white light coact to enhance polypeptide metabolism and shoot regeneration in cultured melon cotyledons. J. Plant Physiol. 145:291-295.

Dumbroff, E.B. and Gepstein, S.(1994) Immunological methods for assessingprotein expression in plants. In "Methods in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology ", Glick and J.E. Thompson R.R (ed) CRC Press Boca Raton, pp. 207-223.