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Anna  Smirnova

Anna Smirnova


Ph.D. in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Department of Plant Physiology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 2009

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Botany II, Würzburg University, Würzburg, Germany, 2011


  1. Smirnova, A., Leide, J. and Riederer, M. (2013). Deficiency in a very-long-chain fatty acid beta-ketoacyl-coenzyme a synthase of tomato impairs microgametogenesis and causes floral organ fusion. Plant Physiol 161(1): 196-209.
  2. Smirnova, A. V., Matveeva, N. P. and Yermakov, I. (2012). Reactive oxygen species are involved in regulation of pollen wall cytomechanics. Plant Biology In press.
  3. Smirnova, A. V., Timoffev, K. N., Breigina, M. A., Matveeva, N. P. and Ermakov, I. P. (2012). [Antioxidant properties of the pollen exine polymer matrix]. Biofizika 57(2): 258-263.
  4. Matveeva, N. P., Polevova, S. V., Smirnova, A. V. and Ermakov, I. P. (2012). [Sporopollenin accumulation in Nicotiana tabacum L. microspore wall during its development]. Tsitologiia 54(2): 176-184.
  5. Breigina, M. A., Smirnova, A. V., Maslennikov, M. V., Matveeva, N. P. and Ermakov, I. P. (2010). [Effects of anion channel blockers NPPB and DIDS on tobacco pollen tube growth and its mitochondria state]. Tsitologiia 52(4): 334-341
  6. Smirnova, A. V., Matveeva, N. P., Polesskaia, O. G. and Ermakov, I. P. (2009). [Formation of reactive oxygen species during pollen grain germination]. Ontogenez 40(6): 425-434.
  7. Breigina, M. A., Smirnova, A. V., Matveeva, N. P. and Ermakov, I. P. (2009). [Membrane potential changes during pollen germination and tube growth]. Tsitologiia 51(10): 815-823.
  8. Meychik, N., Smirnova, A., Matveeva, N., Nikolaeva, Y. I. and Ermakov, I. (2009). Changes in the composition of ionogenic groups of the wall of the lily pollen grain during germination. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 56(2): 211-218.
  9. Meychik, N. R., Matveyeva, N. P., Nikolaeva, Y. I., Chaikova, A. V. and Yermakov, I. P. (2006). Features of ionogenic group composition in polymeric matrix of lily pollen wall. Biochemistry (Mosc) 71(8): 893-899.
Protocols by Anna Smirnova
  1. Analysis of Flower Cuticular Waxes and Cutin Monomers