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Cecilia Creus

Education

Ph.D. in Agronomy Sciences, University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1997

Current position

Professor at National University of Mar del Plata. Teaching Areas: Biochemistry and Biotechnology.

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Dal Lago C, Creus CM and Pereyra MA. 2015. Azospirillum Growth Promotion Is Related to Changes in Ferulate and Dehydrodiferulate Contents in Cell Wall of Inoculated Cucumber Seedlings Hypocotyls. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 6, 1650-1661.
  2. Arruebarrena Di Palma, A., Pereyra, C. M., Moreno Ramirez, L., Xiqui Vazquez, M. L., Baca, B. E., Pereyra, M. A., Lamattina, L. and Creus, C. M. (2013). Denitrification-derived nitric oxide modulates biofilm formation in Azospirillum brasilense. FEMS Microbiol Lett 338(1): 77-85.
  3. Pinedo M., Lechner L., Creus C., Simontacchi M. and Aguirrezabal L. 2013. Ascorbate modulates apoplastic peroxidase activity during sunflower leaf development. Plant Biology, 15 (1): 60-66.
  4. Carrozzi L., Creus C.M., Barassi C.A., Monterubbianesi G. and Di Benedetto A. 2012. Reparation of aged lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) seeds by osmotic priming and Azospirillum brasilense inoculation. Botany, 90 (11): 1093-1102.
  5. M.A. Pereyra, P. García, M.N. Colabelli, C.A. Barassi, C.M. Creus. 2012. A better water status in wheat seedlings induced by Azospirillum under osmotic stress is related to morphological changes in xylem vessels of the coleoptile. Applied Soil Ecology, 53: 94-97.
  6. Creus CM, Pereyra MA, Casanovas EM, Sueldo RJ and Barassi CA. 2010. Plant growth-promoting effects of rhizobacteria on abiotic stressed plants. Azospirillum-grasses model. Invited Review, The Americas Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology 4 (Special Issue 1): 49-59.
  7. Pereyra, C. M., Ramella, N. A., Pereyra, M. A., Barassi, C. A. and Creus, C. M. (2010). Changes in cucumber hypocotyl cell wall dynamics caused by Azospirillum brasilense inoculation. Plant Physiol Biochem 48(1): 62-69.
  8. Molina Favero C., Creus C.M. 2010. Promoción de la germinación de semillas de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum) por inoculación con la bacteria promotora del crecimiento vegetal Azospirillum brasilense. Revista Análisis de Semillas Nº15, 2010. ISSN: 1851-1678.
  9. Pereyra M.A., Ballesteros, F.M., Creus, C.M., Sueldo R.J. and Barassi C.A. 2009. Seedlings growth promotion by Azospirillum under normal and drought conditions remains unaltered in Tebuconazole-treated wheat seeds. European Journal of Soil Biology, 45 (1): 20-27.
  10. Molina-Favero, C., Creus, C. M., Simontacchi, M., Puntarulo, S. and Lamattina, L. (2008). Aerobic nitric oxide production by Azospirillum brasilense Sp245 and its influence on root architecture in tomato. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21(7): 1001-1009.
  11. Pereyra, M.A.; González, R.L.; Creus, C.M. and Barassi, C.A. 2007. Root colonization vs. seedling growth, in two Azospirillum-inoculated wheat species. Cereal Research Communications, 35: 1621-1629.
  12. Molina-Favero, C.; Creus, C.M.; Lanteri, M.L.; Correa-Aragunde, N.; Lombardo, M.C.; Barassi, C.A. and Lamattina, L. 2007. Nitric oxide and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria: common features influencing root growth and development. Advances in Botanical Research, 46: 1-33. ISSN:978-0-12-373705-2
  13. Barassi, C.A.; Sueldo, R.J.; Creus, C.M.; Carrozzi, L.E.; Casanovas, E.M. and Pereyra, M.A. 2007. Azospirillum spp., a dynamic soil bacterium favourable to vegetable crop production. Dynamic Soil, Dynamic Plant, 1 (2): 68-82. ISSN 1749-6500
  14. Barassi, C.A.; Ayrault, G.; Creus, C.M.; Sueldo, R.J. and Sobrero, M.T. 2006. Seed inoculation with Azospirillum mitigates NaCl effects on lettuce. Scientia Horticulturae, 109: 8-14.
  15. Creus, C. M., Graziano, M., Casanovas, E. M., Pereyra, M. A., Simontacchi, M., Puntarulo, S., Barassi, C. A. and Lamattina, L. (2005). Nitric oxide is involved in the Azospirillum brasilense-induced lateral root formation in tomato. Planta 221(2): 297-303.

Books

  1. Cassán F.; Okon, Y. and Creus C. (Editors). 2015. Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols. Springer, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-06541-0. Pp. 514.

Book Chapters

  1. Salcedo Florencia, Pereyra Cintia, Arruebarrena Di Palma Andrés, Lamattina Lorenzo, and Creus Cecilia M. 2015. Methods for studying biofilms in Azospirillum and other PGPRs. In: Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols. Cassán, Okon and Creus Eds. Pp. 514. Springer.
  2. Amenta Melina, Molina-Favero Celeste, Creus Cecilia M. and Lamattina Lorenzo. 2015. Nitric Oxide in Azospirillum and Related Bacteria: Production and Effects. In: Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols. Cassán, Okon and Creus Eds. Pp. 514. Springer.
  3. Fabricio Cassán; Claudio Penna; Cecilia Creus; Débora Radovancich; Emilia Monteleone; Inés García de Salamone; Luciana Di Salvo; Isabel Mentel; Julia García; María del Carmen Mayans Pasarello; Lina Lett; Mariana Puente; Olga Correa; Karina Punschke Valerio; Rosana Massa; Melina Catafesta; Alejandro Rossi; Marisa Díaz; Silvia Righes; Susana Carletti and Enrique Rodríguez Cáceres. 2015. Protocol for the quality control of Azospirillum spp. inoculants. In: Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols. Cassán, Okon and Creus Eds. Pp. 514. Springer.
  4. Arruebarrena Di Palma A., Lamattina L. and Creus CM. 2011. Chapter 17: Nitric Oxide as a signal molecule in intra- and extra-cellular bacteria-plant interactions, Pp. 397-420. In: Ecological Aspects of Nitrogen Metabolism in Plants, Editors: Polacco J., Todd C. Wiley-Blackwell Press. ISBN 978-0-8138-1649-4.
  5. Creus CM, Pereyra MA, Molina-Favero C, Ramella NA, Casanovas EM, Pereyra CM, Arruebarrena-Di Palma A, Lamattina L, Sueldo RJ, Barassi CA. 2008. Capítulo 6: La pared celular como target en la promoción del crecimiento de las plantas por Azospirillum. (Cell wall as a target for Azospirillum growth promoting effects). En: Cassán FD, García de Salamone I (Eds) Azospirillum sp.: cell physiology, plant interactions and agronomic research in Argentina. First edition, Asociación Argentina de Microbiología, Buenos Aires, pp 95-110. ISBN: 978-987-98475-8-9.
  6. Barassi, CA. Sueldo RJ, Creus, CM., Carrozzi L., Casanovas, EM, Pereyra, MA. 2008. Capítulo 3: Potencialidad de Azospirillum en optimizar el crecimiento vegetal bajo condiciones adversas (Azospirillum potential in optimizing growth in plants exposed to adverse growth conditions). En: Cassán FD, García de Salamone I (Eds) Azospirillum sp.: cell physiology, plant interactions and agronomic research in Argentina. First edition, Asociación Argentina de Microbiología, Buenos Aires, pp. 49-58. ISBN: 978-987-98475-8-9.
Protocols by Cecilia Creus
  1. Detection of Nitric Oxide and Determination of Nitrite Concentrations in Arabidopsis thaliana and Azospirilum brasilense