Felipe Augusto Vázquez-Flota

Felipe Augusto Vázquez Flota

CURRENT POSITION
Researcher
DIVISION
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (UBBMP)
SNI LEVEL
III
TELEPHONE
(52) 999 942 83 30, EXT.: 151
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Education


  • B.S. Agricultural Chemistry. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. 1987.
  • M.S. Plant Biotechnology. Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida. 1991.
  • Ph.D. Biological Sciences. Université de Montreál. 1998.

Current research


  • Secondary Metabolism and Metabolic Engineering

ONGOING PROJECTS


  • Location of benzylisoquinoline alkaloid synthesis and accumulation sites in Argemone mexicana L. (Mexican poppy). (CONACYT, Ciencia Básica)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS


  • Rodas-Junco BA, V González-Mendoza, JA Muñoz-Sánchez1, W Poot-Poot, F Vázquez-Flota, SMT Hernández-Sotomayor. Phosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C signaling mediates expression of two phenylalanine ammonia lyase genes induced by salicylic acid in Capsicum chinense cells.Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. , 29: 352-355, (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13562-019-00544-w.
  • Monforte-González M, Serrano-Gamboa JG, Guízar-González C, Miranda-Ham ML, F Vázquez-Flota. Alkaloid synthesis is coupled to shoot morphogenesis in Argemone mexicana L. (Papaveraceae) in vitro cultures. In vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Plant, 55: 695-701, (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11627-019-10007-5.
  • Carballo-Uicab V, Cárdenas-Conejo Y, Vallejo-Cardona A, Aguilar-Espinosa M, Rodríguez-Campos J, Serrano Posada H, Narváez Zapata JA, Vazquez-Flota F, Rivera-Madrid R. Isolation and functional characterization of two dioxigenases putatively involved in bixin biosynthesis in annato (Bixa orellana L.). Peer Journal, 7: e7064, (2019). https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7064.
  • Enriquez-Valencia AJ, FA Vázquez-Flota, JR Ku-Cauich, RM Escobedo-GraciaMedrano. Differentially expressed genes during the transition from early to late development phases in somatic embryo of banana (Musa spp. AAB group, Silk subgroup) cv. Manzano. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 136: 289-302, (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11240-018-1514-6.
  • Pech-Kú R, JA Muñoz-Sánchez, M Monforte-González, BA Rodas-Junco, F Vázquez-Flota, SMT Hernández-Sotomayor. Caffeine extraction, enzymatic activity and gene expression of caffeine synthase from plant cell suspensions. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 18: e58166, (2018). https://dx.doi.org/10.3791/58166.

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS


  • 2018. Level 3. Sistema Nacional de Investigadores. (CONACYT).
  • 2013. Level 3. Sistema Nacional de Investigadores. (CONACYT).
  • 2010. Member. Academia Mexicana de Ciencias.
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Last Updated: 26 August 2021