Enriqueta Alós
  • Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D., Polythechnic University of Valencia, Spain, 2007

Current position

Post-doctoral Researcher, Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, Córdoba, Spain


  1. Lado, J., Alós, E., Rodrigo, M. J. and Zacarías, L. (2015). Light avoidance reduces ascorbic acid accumulation in the peel of Citrus fruit. Plant Sci 231: 138-147.
  2. Alós, E., Distefano, G., Rodrigo, M. J., Gentile, A. and Zacarías, L. (2014). Altered sensitivity to ethylene in 'Tardivo', a late-ripening mutant of Clementine mandarin. Physiol Plant 151(4): 507-521.
  3. Alós, E., Rodrigo, M. J. and Zacarías, L. (2014). Differential transcriptional regulation of L-ascorbic acid content in peel and pulp of citrus fruits during development and maturation. Planta 239(5): 1113-1128.
  4. Collado-Romero, M., Alós, E. and Prieto, P. (2014). Unravelling the proteomic profile of rice meiocytes during early meiosis. Front Plant Sci 5: 356.
  5. Rodrigo, M. J., Alquezar, B., Alós, E., Lado, J. and Zacarías, L. (2013). Biochemical bases and molecular regulation of pigmentation in the peel of Citrus fruit. Sci Horticulturae 163(SI): 46-62.
  6. Rodrigo, M. J., Alquezar, B., Alós, E., Medina, V., Carmona, L., Bruno, M., Al-Babili, S. and Zacarías, L. (2013). A novel carotenoid cleavage activity involved in the biosynthesis of Citrus fruit-specific apocarotenoid pigments. J Exp Bot 64(14): 4461-4478.
  7. Alós, E., Rodrigo, M. J. and Zacarías, L. (2013). Transcriptomic analysis of genes involved in the biosynthesis, recycling and degradation of L-ascorbic acid in pepper fruits (Capsicum annuum L.). Plant Sci 207: 2-11.
  8. Kumar, S. V., Lucyshyn, D., Jaeger, K. E., Alós, E., Alvey, E., Harberd, N. P. and Wigge, P. A. (2012). Transcription factor PIF4 controls the thermosensory activation of flowering. Nature 484(7393): 242-245.
  9. Rios, G., Naranjo, M. A., Rodrigo, M. J., Alós, E., Zacarías, L., Cercos, M. and Talon, M. (2010). Identification of a GCC transcription factor responding to fruit colour change events in citrus through the transcriptomic analyses of two mutants. BMC Plant Biol 10: 276.
  10. Alós, E., Roca, M., Iglesias, D. J., Minguez-Mosquera, M. I., Damasceno, C. M., Thannhauser, T. W., Rose, J. K., Talon, M. and Cercos, M. (2008). An evaluation of the basis and consequences of a stay-green mutation in the navel negra citrus mutant using transcriptomic and proteomic profiling and metabolite analysis. Plant Physiol 147(3): 1300-1315.
  11. Terol, J., Conesa, A., Colmenero, J. M., Cercos, M., Tadeo, F., Agusti, J., Alós, E., Andres, F., Soler, G., Brumos, J., Iglesias, D. J., Gotz, S., Legaz, F., Argout, X., Courtois, B., Ollitrault, P., Dossat, C., Wincker, P., Morillon, R. and Talon, M. (2007). Analysis of 13000 unique Citrus clusters associated with fruit quality, production and salinity tolerance. BMC Genomics 8: 31.
  12. Alós, E., Cercos, M., Rodrigo, M. J., Zacarías, L. and Talon, M. (2006). Regulation of color break in citrus fruits. Changes in pigment profiling and gene expression induced by gibberellins and nitrate, two ripening retardants. J Agric Food Chem 54(13): 4888-4895.
  13. Rivas, F., Erner, Y., Alós, E., Juan, M., Almela, V. and Agusti, M. (2006). Girdling increases carbohydrate availability and fruit-set in citrus cultivars irrespective of parthenocarpic ability. J Hortic Sci Biotech 81 (2): 289-295.
  14. Forment, J., Gadea, J., Huerta, L., Abizanda, L., Agusti, J., Alamar, S., Alós, E., Andres, F., Arribas, R., Beltran, J. P., Berbel, A., Blazquez, M. A., Brumos, J., Canas, L. A., Cercos, M., Colmenero-Flores, J. M., Conesa, A., Estables, B., Gandia, M., Garcia-Martinez, J. L., Gimeno, J., Gisbert, A., Gomez, G., Gonzalez-Candelas, L., Granell, A., Guerri, J., Lafuente, M. T., Madueno, F., Marcos, J. F., Marques, M. C., Martinez, F., Martinez-Godoy, M. A., Miralles, S., Moreno, P., Navarro, L., Pallas, V., Perez-Amador, M. A., Perez-Valle, J., Pons, C., Rodrigo, I., Rodriguez, P. L., Royo, C., Serrano, R., Soler, G., Tadeo, F., Talon, M., Terol, J., Trenor, M., Vaello, L., Vicente, O., Vidal, C., Zacarias, L. and Conejero, V. (2005). Development of a citrus genome-wide EST collection and cDNA microarray as resources for genomic studies. Plant Mol Biol 57(3): 375-391.
  15. Gariglio, N., Castillo, A., Alós, E., Juan, M., Almela, V. and Agusti, M. (2003). The influences of environmental factors on the development of purple spot of loquat fruit (Eriobotrya japonica Lindl.). Sci Horticulturae 98 (1): 17-23.
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