Lifschitz Eliezer, Professor - Emeritus

Phone:  (972)-4-8293959 Lab (972)-4-8293403

Building/Auditory:  103


  • Eviatar-Ribak,T., Shalit-Kaneh,A., Chappell-Maor,L., Amsellem,Z., Eshed,Y., and Lifschitz,E.(2013): A Cytokinin-Activating Enzyme Promotes Tuber Formation in Tomato.Current Biology 23, 1057–1064.
  • Efroni,I., Eshed,Y., and Lifschitz,E. (2010): Morphogenesis of simple and compound leaves: a critical review. Plant Cell, 22:1019-1032.
  • Shalit,A., Rozman,A., Goldshmidt,A., Alvarez,J.P., Bowman,J.L., Eshed,Y., and Lifschitz,E. (2009): The flowering hormone florigen functions as a general systemic regulator of growth and termination. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A, 106:8392-8397
  • Ben-Naim,O., Eshed,R., Parnis,A., Teper-Bamnolker,P., Shalit,A., Coupland,G., Samach,A., and Lifschitz,E. (2006): The CCAAT binding factor can mediate interactions between CONSTANS-like proteins and DNA. Plant J., 46:462-476.  
  • Lifschitz,E., Eviatar,T., Rozman,A., Shalit,A., Goldshmidt,A., Amsellem,Z., Alvarez,J.P., and Eshed,Y. (2006): The tomato FT ortholog triggers systemic signals that regulate growth and flowering and substitute for diverse environmental stimuli. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A, 103:6398-6403.
  • Lifschitz,E. and Eshed,Y. (2006): Universal florigenic signals triggered by FT homologues regulate growth and flowering cycles in perennial day-neutral tomato. J.Exp.Bot., 57:3405-3414.
  • Carmel-Goren,L., Liu,Y.S., Lifschitz,E., and Zamir,D. (2003): The SELF-PRUNING gene family in tomato. Plant Mol.Biol., 52:1215-1222.
  • Pnueli,L., Gutfinger,T., Hareven,D., Ben-Naim,O., Ron,N., Adir,N., and Lifschitz,E. (2001): Tomato SP-interacting proteins define a conserved signaling system that regulates shoot architecture and flowering. Plant Cell, 13:2687-2702.
  • Pnueli,L., Carmel-Goren,L., Hareven,D., Gutfinger,T., Alvarez,J., Ganal,M., Zamir,D., and Lifschitz,E. (1998): The SELF-PRUNING gene of tomato regulates vegetative to reproductive switching of sympodial meristems and is the ortholog of CEN and TFL1. Development, 125:1979-1989.
  • Parnis,A., Cohen,O., Gutfinger,T., Hareven,D., Zamir,D., and Lifschitz,E. (1997): The dominant developmental mutants of tomato, Mouse-ear and Curl, are associated with distinct modes of abnormal transcriptional regulation of a Knotted gene. Plant Cell, 9:2143-2158.
  • Hareven,D., Gutfinger,T., Parnis,A., Eshed,Y., and Lifschitz,E. (1996): The making of a compound leaf: genetic manipulation of leaf architecture in tomato. Cell, 84:735-744.
  • Samach,A., Broday,L., Hareven,D., and Lifschitz,E. (1995): Expression of an amino acid biosynthesis gene in tomato flowers: developmental upregulation and MeJa response are parenchyma-specific and mutually compatible. Plant J., 8:391-406.
  • Pnueli,L., Hareven,D., Broday,L., Hurwitz,C., and Lifschitz,E. (1994): The TM5 MADS Box Gene Mediates Organ Differentiation in the Three Inner Whorls of Tomato Flowers. Plant Cell, 6:175-186.
  • Pnueli,L., Hareven,D., Rounsley,S.D., Yanofsky,M.F., and Lifschitz,E. (1994): Isolation of the tomato AGAMOUS gene TAG1 and analysis of its homeotic role in transgenic plants. Plant Cell, 6:163-173.
  • Hareven, D., Gutfinger, T., Pnueli, L. Bauch, L., Cohen, O. and Lifschitz, E. (1994): The floral system of tomato. Euphytica 79:235-243.
  • Pri-Hadash,A., Hareven,D., and Lifschitz,E. (1992): A meristem-related gene from tomato encodes a dUTPase: analysis of expression in vegetative and floral meristems. Plant Cell, 4:149-159.
  • Shahar,T., Hennig,N., Gutfinger,T., Hareven,D., and Lifschitz,E. (1992): The tomato 66.3-kD polyphenoloxidase gene: molecular identification and developmental expression. Plant Cell, 4:135-147.
  • Pnueli,L., bu-Abeid,M., Zamir,D., Nacken,W., Schwarz-Sommer,Z., and Lifschitz,E. (1991): The MADS box gene family in tomato: temporal expression during floral development, conserved secondary structures and homology with homeotic genes from Antirrhinum and Arabidopsis. Plant J., 1:255-266.
  • Samach,A., Hareven,D., Gutfinger,T., Ken-Dror,S., and Lifschitz,E. (1991): Biosynthetic threonine deaminase gene of tomato: isolation, structure, and upregulation in floral organs. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A, 88:2678-2682.
  • Wisman,E., Koornneef,M., Chase,T., Lifshytz,E., Ramanna,M.S., and Zabel,P. (1991): Genetic and Molecular Characterization of An Adh-1 Null Mutant in Tomato. Molecular & General Genetics, 226:120-128.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1987): The developmental program of spermiogenesis in Drosophila: a genetic analysis. Int.Rev.Cytol., 109:211-258.
  • Hareven,D., Zuckerman,M., and Lifschytz,E. (1986): Origin and evolution of the transcribed repeated sequences of the Y chromosome lampbrush loops of Drosophila hydei. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A, 83:125-129.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Green,M.M. (1984): The zeste-white interaction: induction and genetic analysis of a novel class of zeste alleles. EMBO J., 3:999-1002.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1983): Sequence replication and banding organization in the polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster. J.Mol.Biol., 164:17-34.
  • Lifschytz,E., Hareven,D., Azriel,A., and Brodsly,H. (1983): DNA clones and RNA transcripts of four lampbrush loops from the Y chromosome of Drosophila hydei. Cell, 32:191-199.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Hareven,D. (1982): Heterochromatin markers: arrangement of obligatory heterochromatin, histone genes and multisite gene families in the interphase nucleus of D. melanogaster. Chromosoma, 86:443-455.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Hareven,D. (1982): Heterochromatin markers: a search for heterochromatin specific middle repetitive sequences in Drosophila. Chromosoma, 86:429-442.
  • Brick,D., Lifschitz,E., and Friedlander,M. (1979): Mitochondria differentiation during spermatogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster: an ultrastructural analysis in the male sterile mutant ms (1) 413. J.Ultrastruct.Res., 66:151-163.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1979): A procedure for the cloning and identification of Y-specific middle repetitive sequences in Drosophila hydei. J.Mol.Biol., 133:267-277.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Green,M.M. (1979): Genetic identification of dominant overproducing mutations: the Beadex gene. Mol.Gen.Genet., 171:153-159.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1978): Uncoupling of gonial and spermatocyte stages by means of conditional lethal mutations in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev.Biol., 66:571-578.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Yakobovitz,N. (1978): The role of X-linked lethal and viable male-sterile mutations in male gametogenesis of Drosophila melanogaster: genetic analysis. Mol.Gen.Genet., 161:275-284.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1978): Fine-Structure Analysis and Genetic Organization at the Base of the X Chromosome in DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER. Genetics, 88:457-467.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Meyer,G.F. (1977): Characterisation of male meiotic-sterile mutations in drosophila melanogaster. The genetic control of meiotic divisions and gametogenesis. Chromosoma, 64:371-392.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Hareven,D. (1977): Gene expression and the control of spermatid morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev.Biol., 58:276-294.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1975): Genes controlling chromosome activity; the role of genes blocking Y-lampbrush loop propagation. Chromosoma, 53:231-241.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1975): Differential sensitivities and the target of heat-induced recombination at the base of the X chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics, 79:283-294.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Lindsley,D.I. (1974): Sex chromosome activation during spermatogenesis. Genetics, 78:323-331.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1974): Genes controlling chromosome activity. An X-linked mutation affecting Y-lampbrush loop activity in Drosophila hydei. Chromosoma, 47:415-427.
  • Lifschytz, E. (1972):.X-Chromosome inactivation: an essential feature of normal spermiogenesis in male hetrogametic organisms. The genetics of the Spermatozoon, proceedings of an international symposium. Edited: Beatty R.A., and Gluecksohn-Waelsch S. Edinburgh symposium on the genetics of the spermatozoon , 223-233. U.K., Edinburgh New York.
  • Lindsley, D. I., and Lifschytz, E. (1972): The genetic control of spermatogenesis in Drosophila. The genetics of the Spermatozoon, proceedings of an international symposium. Edited: Beatty R.A., and Gluecksohn-Waelsch S. Edinburgh symposium on the genetics of the spermatozoon , 203-223. 1972. U.K., Edinburgh New York.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Lindsley,D.L. (1972): The role of X-chromosome inactivation during spermatogenesis (Drosophila-allocycly-chromosome evolution-male sterility-dosage compensation). Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A, 69:182-186.
  • Lifschytz,E. (1971): Fine-structure analysis of the chromosome recombinational patterns at the base of the X-chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster. Mutat.Res., 13:35-47.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Falk,R. (1969): The action of the gene prune (pn) in Drosophila melanogaster. Genet.Res., 14:53-61.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Falk,R. (1969): Fine structure analysis of a chromosome segment in Drosophila melanogaster: analysis of ethyl methanesulphonate-induced lethals. Mutat.Res., 8:147-155.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Falk,R. (1969): A genetic analysis of the killer-prune (K-pn) locus of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics, 62:353-358.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Falk,R. (1969): A system for screening of rare events in genes of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics, 62:343-352.
  • Falk,R. and Lifschytz,E. (1968): Non-random localization of lethals in Drosophila. Mutat.Res., 5:411-416.
  • Lifschytz,E. and Falk,R. (1968): Fine structure analysis of a chromosome segment in Drosophila melanogaster. Analysis of x-ray-induced lethals. Mutat.Res., 6:235-244.