Researcher interests: Plant molecular biology; Secondary metabolism; Carotenoid biosynthesis; Plant biotechnology
FACULTY / SCHOOL: Faculty of Science
Contact Business Development: Ilya Pittel
All projects by researcher: Anti-Oxidants Rich, Non-GMO Tomatoes

Selected Publications

berta alquezar, enriqueta alos, Joseph Hirschberg, joanna lado, lorenzo zacarias, maria jesus rodrigo, orly dery
a mutant allele of ΞΆ carotene isomerase z iso is associated with the yellow pigmentation of the pinalate sweet orange mutant and reveals new insights into its role in fruit carotenogenesis (2019)| BMC Plant Biology| Read more
Ann Saada, Joseph Hirschberg, laure d sultan, oren ostersetzerbiran, ronit hoffman, yosef gruenbaum
astaxanthin extends lifespan via altered biogenesis of the mitochondrial respiratory chain complex iii (2019)| bioRxiv| Read more
adi faigenboim, bruno parisi, edna fogelman, giuseppe mandolino, Joseph Hirschberg, idit ginzberg, michal orenshamir, rinat ovadia, zachariah tanami
nutritional value of potato solanum tuberosum in hot climates anthocyanins carotenoids and steroidal glycoalkaloids (2019)| Planta| Read more
Abraham Fainsod, halim jubran, Joseph Hirschberg, liat bendelac, yehuda shabtai
acetaldehyde inhibits retinoic acid biosynthesis to mediate alcohol teratogenicity (2018)| Scientific Reports| Read more
Joseph Hirschberg, jan jehlicka, Aharon Oren, Varda Mann
effects of nicotine on the biosynthesis of carotenoids in halophilic archaea class halobacteria an hplc and raman spectroscopy study (2018)| Extremophiles| Read more
Dani Zamir, efraim lewinsohn, einat bar, Joseph Hirschberg, ilya pankratov, james j giovannoni, jochanan schwartz, ryan mcquinn, zhangjun fei
fruit carotenoid deficient mutants in tomato reveal a function of the plastidial isopentenyl diphosphate isomerase idi1 in carotenoid biosynthesis (2016)| Plant Journal| Read more
Abraham Fainsod, halim jubran, Joseph Hirschberg, taher nassar, yehuda shabtai
kinetic characterization and regulation of the human retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 2 enzyme during production of retinoic acid (2016)| Biochemical Journal| Read more
Dani Zamir, francis x cunningham, hadar neuman, Joseph Hirschberg, Navot Galpaz
the tomato mutation nxd1 reveals a gene necessary for neoxanthin biosynthesis and demonstrates that violaxanthin is a sufficient precursor for abscisic acid biosynthesis (2014)| Plant Journal| Read more
ayala meir, dorothea tholl, efraim lewinsohn, einat bar, Joseph Hirschberg, mosaab yahyaa, mwafaq ibdah, neeraj kumar dubey, philipp w simon, rachel davidovichrikanati, radi aly, yaakov tadmor
formation of norisoprenoid flavor compounds in carrot daucus carota l roots characterization of a cyclic specific carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase 1 gene (2013)| Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry| Read more
cornelius s barry, gal herzog, georgina m aldridge, Joseph Hirschberg, james j giovannoni, qian ma, ryan p mcquinn
altered chloroplast development and delayed fruit ripening caused by mutations in a zinc metalloprotease at the lutescent2 locus of tomato (2012)| Plant Physiology| Read more

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