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Valéria Nagy Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
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André Vidal-Meireles Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
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László Kovács Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
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Szilvia Z. Tóth
  • Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
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Education

Ph.D in Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2006

Current Position

Group leader, Laboratory for Molecular Photobioenergetics, Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Plant Biology, Szeged, Hungary

Publications

  1. Nagy, V., Vidal-Meireles, A., Tengolics, R., Rakhely, G., Garab, G., Kovacs, L. and Toth, S. Z. (2016). Ascorbate accumulation during sulphur deprivation and its effects on photosystem II activity and H2 production of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Cell Environ 39(7): 1460-1472.
  2. Fernie, A. R. and Tóth, S. Z. (2015). Identification of the elusive chloroplast ascorbate transporter extends of the substrate specificity of the PHT family. Molecular Plant 8:674-676
  3. Schöttler, M. A., Tóth, S. Z., Boulouis, A. and Kahlau, S. (2015). Photosynthetic complex stoichiometry dynamics in higher plants: Signals and mechanisms. J Exp Bot 66: 2373-2400.
  4. Hojka, M., Thiele, W., Toth, S. Z., Lein, W., Bock, R. and Schottler, M. A. (2014). Inducible Repression of Nuclear-Encoded Subunits of the Cytochrome b6f Complex in Tobacco Reveals an Extraordinarily Long Lifetime of the Complex. Plant Physiol 165(4): 1632-1646.
  5. Schottler, M. A. and Toth, S. Z. (2014). Photosynthetic complex stoichiometry dynamics in higher plants: environmental acclimation and photosynthetic flux control. Front Plant Sci 5: 188.
  6. Schansker, G., Tóth, S. Z., Holzwarth, A. R. and Garab, G. (2014). Chlorophyll a fluorescence: beyond the limits of the QA model. Photosynth Res 120:43-58
  7. Toth, S. Z., Schansker, G. and Garab, G. (2013). The physiological roles and metabolism of ascorbate in chloroplasts. Physiol Plant 148(2): 161-175.
  8. Nagy, V., Tengölics, R., Schansker, G., Rákhely, G., Kovács, K., Garab, G. and Tóth, S. Z. (2012). Stimulatory effect of ascorbate, the alternative electron donor of photosystem II, on the hydrogen production of sulphur-deprived Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Int J Hydrogen Energy 37: 8864-8871.
  9. Dinc, E., Ceppi, M. G., Toth, S. Z., Bottka, S. and Schansker, G. (2012). The chl a fluorescence intensity is remarkably insensitive to changes in the chlorophyll content of the leaf as long as the chl a/b ratio remains unaffected. Biochim Biophys Acta 1817(5): 770-779.
  10. Peeva, V. N., Toth, S. Z., Cornic, G. and Ducruet, J. M. (2012). Thermoluminescence and P700 redox kinetics as complementary tools to investigate the cyclic/chlororespiratory electron pathways in stress conditions in barley leaves. Physiol Plant 144(1): 83-97.
  11. Dinc, E., Toth, S. Z., Schansker, G., Ayaydin, F., Kovacs, L., Dudits, D., Garab, G. and Bottka, S. (2011). Synthetic antisense oligodeoxynucleotides to transiently suppress different nucleus- and chloroplast-encoded proteins of higher plant chloroplasts. Plant Physiol 157(4): 1628-1641.
  12. Schansker, G., Toth, S. Z., Kovacs, L., Holzwarth, A. R. and Garab, G. (2011). Evidence for a fluorescence yield change driven by a light-induced conformational change within photosystem II during the fast chlorophyll a fluorescence rise. Biochim Biophys Acta 1807(9): 1032-1043.
  13. Toth, S. Z., Nagy, V., Puthur, J. T., Kovacs, L. and Garab, G. (2011). The physiological role of ascorbate as photosystem II electron donor: protection against photoinactivation in heat-stressed leaves. Plant Physiol 156(1): 382-392.
  14. Toth, S. Z., Puthur, J. T., Nagy, V. and Garab, G. (2009). Experimental evidence for ascorbate-dependent electron transport in leaves with inactive oxygen-evolving complexes. Plant Physiol 149(3): 1568-1578.
  15. Schansker, G., Toth, S. Z., Kovacs, L., Holzwarth, A. R. and Garab, G. (2011). Evidence for a fluorescence yield change driven by a light-induced conformational change within photosystem II during the fast chlorophyll a fluorescence rise. Biochim Biophys Acta 1807(9): 1032-1043.
  16. Toth, S. Z., Schansker, G. and Strasser, R. J. (2007). A non-invasive assay of the plastoquinone pool redox state based on the OJIP-transient. Photosynth Res 93(1-3): 193-203.
  17. Toth, S. Z., Schansker, G., Garab, G. and Strasser, R. J. (2007). Photosynthetic electron transport activity in heat-treated barley leaves: the role of internal alternative electron donors to photosystem II. Biochim Biophys Acta 1767(4): 295-305.
  18. Jiang, C. D., Shi, L., Gao, H. Y., Schansker, G., Tóth, S. Z. and Strasser, R. J. (2006). Development of photosystems 2 and 1 during leaf growth in grapevine seedlings probed by chlorophyll a fluorescence transient and 820 nm transmission in vivo. Photosynthetica 44: 454-463.
  19. Schansker, G., Tóth, S. Z., Strasser, R. J. (2006). Dark-recovery of the chl a fluorescence induction transient (OJIP) after light adaptation: identification of the biochemical process responsible for the qT-component of non-photochemical quenching. Biochim Biophys Acta-Bioenergetics 1757: 275-282.
  20. Schansker, G., Tóth, S. Z. and Strasser, R. J. (2005). Methylviologen and dibromothymoquinone treatments of pea leaves reveal the role of Photosystem I in the Chl a fluorescence rise OJIP. Biochim Biophys Acta-Bioenergetics 1706: 250-261.
  21. Toth, S. Z., Schansker, G., Kissimon, J., Kovacs, L., Garab, G. and Strasser, R. J. (2005). Biophysical studies of photosystem II-related recovery processes after a heat pulse in barley seedlings (Hordeum vulgare L.). J Plant Physiol 162(2): 181-194.
  22. Toth, S. Z., Schansker, G. and Strasser, R. J. (2005). In intact leaves, the maximum fluorescence level (F(M)) is independent of the redox state of the plastoquinone pool: a DCMU-inhibition study. Biochim Biophys Acta 1708(2): 275-282.
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Quantitative Determination of Ascorbate from the Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii by HPLC
Authors:  László Kovács, André Vidal-Meireles, Valéria Nagy and Szilvia Z. Tóth, date: 12/20/2016, view: 1653, Q&A: 0
Ascorbate (Asc, also called vitamin C) is of vital importance to the cellular functions of both animals and plants. During evolution, Asc has become one of the most abundant metabolites in seed plants; however, Asc contents in cyanobacteria, green ...