Paula Suárez-López
  • Department of Molecular Genetics, Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics, CSIC-IRTA-UAB-UB, Spain
  • 1 Author merit


Ph. D. in Biological Sciences, Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. 1993

Current position

Senior Researcher
Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics,
Barcelona, Spain


  1. Marin-Gonzalez, E. and Suarez-Lopez, P. (2012). "And yet it moves": cell-to-cell and long-distance signaling by plant microRNAs. Plant Sci 196: 18-30.
  2. Gonzalez-Schain, N. D., Diaz-Mendoza, M., Zurczak, M. and Suarez-Lopez, P. (2012). Potato CONSTANS is involved in photoperiodic tuberization in a graft-transmissible manner. Plant J 70(4): 678-690.
  3. Dinant, S. and Suárez-López, P. (2012). Multitude of long-distance signal molecules acting via phloem. In Biocommunication of Plants (G. Witzany and F. Balu?ka, eds.), pp. 89-121. Springer, Heidelberg.
  4. Martin, A., Adam, H., Diaz-Mendoza, M., Zurczak, M., Gonzalez-Schain, N. D. and Suarez-Lopez, P. (2009). Graft-transmissible induction of potato tuberization by the microRNA miR172. Development 136(17): 2873-2881.
  5. González-Schain, N. and Suárez-López, P. (2008). CONSTANS delays flowering and affects tuber yield in potato. Biologia Plantarum 52(2): 251-258.
  6. Suarez-Lopez, P. (2005). Long-range signalling in plant reproductive development. Int J Dev Biol 49(5-6): 761-771.
  7. An, H., Roussot, C., Suarez-Lopez, P., Corbesier, L., Vincent, C., Pineiro, M., Hepworth, S., Mouradov, A., Justin, S., Turnbull, C. and Coupland, G. (2004). CONSTANS acts in the phloem to regulate a systemic signal that induces photoperiodic flowering of Arabidopsis. Development 131(15): 3615-3626.
  8. Suarez-Lopez, P., Wheatley, K., Robson, F., Onouchi, H., Valverde, F. and Coupland, G. (2001). CONSTANS mediates between the circadian clock and the control of flowering in Arabidopsis. Nature 410(6832): 1116-1120.
  9. Suarez-Lopez, P. and Coupland, G. (1998). Plants see the blue light. Science 279(5355): 1323-1324.
  10. Suarez-Lopez, P. and Gutierrez, C. (1997). DNA replication of wheat dwarf geminivirus vectors: effects of origin structure and size. Virology 227(2): 389-399.
  11. Gutiérrez, C., Suárez-López, P., Ramírez-Parra, E., Sanz-Burgos, A., Pönninger, J. and Xie, Q. (1995). DNA bending as a potential regulatory cis-acting element of the geminivirus intergenic region. Agronomie 15(7-8): 415-420.
  12. Xie, Q., Suarez-Lopez, P. and Gutierrez, C. (1995). Identification and analysis of a retinoblastoma binding motif in the replication protein of a plant DNA virus: requirement for efficient viral DNA replication. EMBO J 14(16): 4073-4082.
  13. Suarez-Lopez, P., Martinez-Salas, E., Hernandez, P. and Gutierrez, C. (1995). Bent DNA in the large intergenic region of wheat dwarf geminivirus. Virology 208(1): 303-311.
  14. Suarez-Lopez, P. and Ortin, J. (1994). An estimation of the nucleotide substitution rate at defined positions in the influenza virus haemagglutinin gene. J Gen Virol 75 ( Pt 2): 389-393.
  15. Nieto, A., de la Luna, S., Bárcena, J., Martín, J., Fortes, P., Sanz, J. J., Suárez, P., Portela, A. and Ortín, J. (1993). Studies on the transcription and replication of influenza virus RNA. In Options for the control of influenza II (C. Hannoun et al., eds.), pp. 275-279. Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam.
  16. Suarez, P., Valcarcel, J. and Ortin, J. (1992). Heterogeneity of the mutation rates of influenza A viruses: isolation of mutator mutants. J Virol 66(4): 2491-2494.
1 Protocol published
Grafting of Potato Plants
Author:  Paula Suárez-López, date: 12/05/2012, view: 7300, Q&A: 1
Grafting is a very useful technique for testing the transmission of long-distance signals in plants and is used in agriculture and gardening for different purposes. This protocol, based on a previously published one (Jackson et al., 1998), ...
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