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Melina  Amenta

Melina Amenta


Graduate in Biological Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009

Current position

Ph.D. student, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata.
Supervisors: Dr. Cecilia Creus and Dr. Lorenzo Lamattina.
Permanent Teaching and Researcher Assistant (by Examination) full time, in the Introduction to the Agricultural Sciences Department of the Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina (since 08/2014)

Publication (since 2005)

  1. Tossi, V., Amenta, M., Lamattina, L. and Cassia, R. (2011). Nitric oxide enhances plant ultraviolet-B protection up-regulating gene expression of the phenylpropanoid biosynthetic pathway. Plant Cell Environ 34(6): 909-921.

Chapter book

  1. Amenta, M., Molina-Favero, C., Creus, C. M., and Lamattina, L. (2015). Nitric oxide in azospirillum and related bacteria: Production and effects. In: Handbook for Azospirillum. Springer International Publishing, 155-180.
Protocols by Melina Amenta
  1. Detection of Nitric Oxide and Determination of Nitrite Concentrations in Arabidopsis thaliana and Azospirilum brasilense