Researcher interests: Breeding of ornamentals, using molecular techniques. Genomic/metabolomic/proteomic approaches for identification of novel (regulatory and biosynthetic) aroma genes. Metabolic engineering of plants and yeast. Site-specific genome modification and genetic engineering in plants.
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Selected Publications

alexander vainstein, arkadii murashev, ekaterina rasskazova, firsov, irina tarasenko, lyubov shaloiko, oleg kozlov, sergey dolgov, tatiana mitiouchkina, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein, vinokurov
expression and immunogenicity of m2e peptide of avian influenza virus h5n1 fused to ricin toxin b chain produced in duckweed plants (2018)| Frontiers in chemistry| Read more
alexander vainstein, alon cnaani, gony dvir, jasmin ravid, oded skaliter, rafael knafo, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein
isolation of intact vacuoles from petunia petals and extraction of sequestered glycosylated phenylpropanoid compounds (2018)| BIO-PROTOCOL| Read more
alexander vainstein, amir zuker, gavriel danziger, hadas price, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein
gypsophila paniculata plant comprising a flower producing color pigmentation (2017)| | Read more
alexander vainstein, huiqin, shangwu chen, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein, yuanyuan cui, ziran wang
regulation of fig ficus carica l fruit color metabolomic and transcriptomic analyses of the flavonoid biosynthetic pathway (2017)| Frontiers in Plant Science| Read more
alexander vainstein, alon cnaani, jasmin ravid, javiera aravenacalvo, oded skaliter, reut shavit, tania masci, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein
phenylpropanoid scent compounds in petunia x hybrida are glycosylated and accumulate in vacuoles (2017)| Frontiers in Plant Science| Read more
alexander vainstein, arik honig, elena marhevka, Ira Marton, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein
nucleic acid constructs for genome editing (2017)| | Read more
alexander vainstein, alon cnaani, ben spitzerrimon, jasmin ravid, javiera aravenacalvo, mitsunori seo, moran farhi, tania masci, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein, yumiko takebayashi
ga as a regulatory link between the showy floral traits color and scent (2017)| New Phytologist| Read more
alexander vainstein, firsov, lyubov shaloiko, oleg kozlov, sergey dolgov, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein, vinokurov
purification and characterization of recombinant supersweet protein thaumatin ii from tomato fruit (2016)| Protein Expression and Purification| Read more
alexander vainstein, alon cnaani, ben spitzerrimon, jasmin ravid, javiera aravenacalvo, Marianna Ovadis, moran farhi, tania masci, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein
two showy traits scent emission and pigmentation are finely coregulated by the myb transcription factor ph4 in petunia flowers (2015)| New Phytologist| Read more
alexander vainstein, amir zuker, arik honig, derek jantz, Ira Marton, jeff smith, michael nicholson, michal rosenthal, Alexander (Sasha) Vainstein
transient expression of virally delivered meganuclease in planta generates inherited genomic deletions (2015)| Molecular Plant| Read more

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