Researcher interests: Correlation between structure, composition, and mechanical function in seed dispersal. Bio-silicification in higher plants.
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Selected Publications

Ayelet Omid, Rivka Elbaum, gil goobes, Hanne Volpin, Yael Heifetz, javier arturo sanchezlopez, nurit adiramfiliba, Oren Tzfadia, santosh kumar, Shula Blum
grass silica mineralizer gsm1 protein precipitates silica in sorghum silica cells (2019)| bioRxiv| Read more
Asaph Aharoni, Rivka Elbaum, Yael Abraham, yonghui dong
mapping of cell wall aromatic moieties and their effect on hygroscopic movement in the awns of stork s bill (2018)| Cellulose| Read more
Rivka Elbaum, ingrid zeise, janina kneipp, zsuzsanna heiner
insight into plant cell wall chemistry and structure by combination of multiphoton microscopy with raman imaging (2018)| Journal of Biophotonics| Read more
Rivka Elbaum, santosh kumar
interplay between silica deposition and viability during the life span of sorghum silica cells (2018)| New Phytologist| Read more
structural principles in the design of hygroscopically moving plant cells (2018)| | Read more
alexander lux, dragana bosnic, Rivka Elbaum, maria caplovicova, michal martinka, milan soukup
formation of silica aggregates in sorghum root endodermis is predetermined by cell wall architecture and development (2017)| Annals of Botany| Read more
Asaph Aharoni, Rivka Elbaum, Evyatar Steiner, oshry markovich, petr tarkowski, stěpan kouřil
silicon promotes cytokinin biosynthesis and delays senescence in arabidopsis and sorghum (2017)| Plant Cell and Environment| Read more
Rivka Elbaum, milan soukup, santosh kumar
silicification in grasses variation between different cell types (2017)| Frontiers in Plant Science| Read more
Rivka Elbaum, santosh kumar
estimation of silica cell silicification level in grass leaves using in situ charring method (2017)| BIO-PROTOCOL| Read more
Rivka Elbaum, michael elbaum, santosh kumar, yaniv brami, yonat milstein
mechanism of silica deposition in sorghum silica cells (2017)| New Phytologist| Read more
amancio souza, ann loraine, daniela bentov, Rivka Elbaum, Smadar Harpaz Saad, joseph kieber, Kevin Thompson, markus pauly, Shira Stav, smadar harpazsaad, Yael Abraham
cobra like2 a member of the glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchored cobra like family plays a role in cellulose deposition in arabidopsis seed coat mucilage secretory cells (2015)| Plant Physiology| Read more

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