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María  Victoria  Martin

María Victoria Martin


Ph.D. in Biology, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, 2011

Current position

Assistant Researcher, The National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina


  1. Martin, M. V., Distefano, A. M., Bellido, A., Cordoba, J. P., Soto, D., Pagnussat, G. C.* and Zabaleta, E.* (2014). Role of mitochondria during female gametophyte development and fertilization in A. thaliana. Mitochondrion. (Epub ahead of print) *Corresponding author
  2. Martín, M., Distefano, A., Zabaleta, E. and Pagnussat, G. (2013). New insights into the functional roles of reactive oxygen species during embryo sac development and fertilization in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signal Behav 8(10): e25714.
  3. Martin, M. V., Fiol, D. F., Sundaresan, V., Zabaleta, E. J. and Pagnussat, G. C. (2013). oiwa, a female gametophytic mutant impaired in a mitochondrial manganese-superoxide dismutase, reveals crucial roles for reactive oxygen species during embryo sac development and fertilization in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25(5): 1573-1591.
  4. Zabaleta, E., Martin, M. V. and Braun, H. P. (2012). A basal carbon concentrating mechanism in plants? Plant Sci 187: 97-104.
  5. Martin, V., Villarreal, F., Miras, I., Navaza, A., Haouz, A., González-Lebrero, R. M., Kaufman, S. B. and Zabaleta, E. (2009). Recombinant plant gamma carbonic anhydrase homotrimers bind inorganic carbon. FEBS Lett 583(21): 3425-3430.
  6. Villarreal, F., Martín, V., Colaneri, A., González-Schain, N., Perales, M., Martín, M., Lombardo, C., Braun, H.-P., Bartoli, C. and Zabaleta, E. (2009). Ectopic expression of mitochondrial gamma carbonic anhydrase 2 causes male sterility by anther indehiscence. Plant Mol Biol 70(4): 471-485.
Protocols by María Victoria Martin
  1. Arabidopsis thaliana Embryo Sac Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Stain