Eduardo Julián Zabaleta
  • Developmental and Mitochondrial Biology Department, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina
Research focus
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1993

Current position

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

Publications (since 2009)

  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. *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. Martin, M. L., Lechner, L., Zabaleta, E. J. and Salerno, G. L. (2013). A mitochondrial alkaline/neutral invertase isoform (A/N-InvC) functions in developmental energy-demanding processes in Arabidopsis. Planta 237(3): 813-822.
  5. Zabaleta, E., Martin, M. V. and Braun, H. P. (2012). A basal carbon concentrating mechanism in plants? Plant Sci 187: 97-104. Corresponding author
  6. Ramirez, L., Simontacchi, M., Murgia, I., Zabaleta, E. and Lamattina, L. (2011). Nitric oxide, nitrosyl iron complexes, ferritin and frataxin: a well equipped team to preserve plant iron homeostasis. Plant Sci 181(5): 582-592.
  7. Busi, M. V., Gomez-Lobato, M. E., Rius, S. P., Turowski, V. R., Casati, P., Zabaleta, E. J., Gomez-Casati, D. F. and Araya, A. (2011). Effect of mitochondrial dysfunction on carbon metabolism and gene expression in flower tissues of Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant 4(1): 127-143.
  8. Ramirez, L., Zabaleta, E. J. and Lamattina, L. (2010). Nitric oxide and frataxin: two players contributing to maintain cellular iron homeostasis. Ann Bot 105(5): 801-810.
  9. Martin, V., Villarreal, F., Miras, I., Navaza, A., Haouz, A., Gonzalez-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. Corresponding author
  10. 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.Corresponding author
  11. Martin, M., Colman, M. J., Gomez-Casati, D. F., Lamattina, L. and Zabaleta, E. J. (2009). Nitric oxide accumulation is required to protect against iron-mediated oxidative stress in frataxin-deficient Arabidopsis plants. FEBS Lett 583(3): 542-548. Corresponding author

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