Researcher interests: Plant cell wall, cellulose biosynthesis, genes in cell wall function, Seed mucilage to study cell wall metabolism, Fruit tree physiology.
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Selected Publications

amit fahima, amnon lichter, anat hugger, Smadar Harpaz Saad, itai lax, moshe goren, raphael a stern, saar levinkron, smadar harpazsaad, xuming huang, yochai maytal, yoram eyal
cytokinin treatment modifies litchi fruit pericarp anatomy leading to reduced susceptibility to post harvest pericarp browning (2019)| Plant Science| Read more
anat hugger, anat idanmolakandov, bjorn usadel, bo yang, daniela bentov, Smadar Harpaz Saad, ilan benshlush, markus gunl, smadar harpazsaad
the role of cobra like 2 function as part of the complex network of interacting pathways regulating arabidopsis seed mucilage polysaccharide matrix organization (2018)| Plant Journal| Read more
Smadar Harpaz Saad, ilana shtein, smadar harpazsaad, zoe a popper
permanently open stomata of aquatic angiosperms display modified cellulose crystallinity patterns (2017)| Plant Signaling & Behavior| Read more
autar k mattoo, gyeong mee yoon, Smadar Harpaz Saad, joseph j kieber, smadar harpazsaad
the formation of acc and competition between polyamines and ethylene for sam (2012)| Annual Plant Reviews Volume 44: The Plant Hormone Ethylene| Read more
Smadar Harpaz Saad, joseph j kieber, smadar harpazsaad, tamara l western
the fei2 sos5 pathway and cellulose synthase 5 are required for cellulose biosynthesis in the arabidopsis seed coat and affect pectin mucilage structure (2012)| Plant Signaling & Behavior| Read more
bronwen forward, Smadar Harpaz Saad, heather e mcfarlane, joseph j kieber, shouling xu, smadar harpazsaad, tamara l western, uday k divi
cellulose synthesis via the fei2 rlk sos5 pathway and cellulose synthase 5 is required for the structure of seed coat mucilage in arabidopsis (2011)| Plant Journal| Read more
eliezer e goldschmidt, Smadar Harpaz Saad, smadar harpazsaad, tamar azoulayshemer, yoram eyal
pathway of chlorophyll breakdown in citrus fruit peel as compared with arabidopsis leaves and other plant systems (2011)| Acta Horticulturae| Read more
anahit mett, Arnon Brand, david gidoni, eliezer e goldschmidt, Smadar Harpaz Saad, kenneth g standing, Nicole Lovat, oleg v krokhin, reut cohenpeer, smadar harpazsaad, tamar azoulayshemer, victor spicer, yoram eyal
dual n and c terminal processing of citrus chlorophyllase precursor within the plastid membranes leads to the mature enzyme (2011)| Plant and Cell Physiology| Read more
Eduard Belausov, eliezer e goldschmidt, Smadar Harpaz Saad, kenneth g standing, Nicole Lovat, oleg v krokhin, smadar harpazsaad, Tamar Azoulay Shemer, victor spicer, yoram eyal
citrus chlorophyllase dynamics at ethylene induced fruit color break a study of chlorophyllase expression posttranslational processing kinetics and in situ intracellular localization (2008)| Plant Physiology| Read more

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