Manuel Martínez-Estévez

Manuel Martínez Estévez

CURRENT POSITION
Researcher
DIVISION
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (UBBMP)
SNI LEVEL
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Education


  • B.S. Biology. Universidad de La Habana. 1988.
  • Ph.D. Plant Science and Biotechnology. Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán. 2001.

Current research


  • Plant-Environment Interaction

ONGOING PROJECTS


  • Biochemical and functional characterization of a high-affinity potassium transporter in Capsicum chinense roots. Physiological characterization. (CONACYT)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS


  • Burgos- Valencia, Eduardo, Echevarría-Machado, Ileana, Narváez-Zapata, José A., Martinez-Estévez, Manuel. Gene expression related to the capsaicinoids biosynthesis in the Capsicum genus: Molecular and transcriptomic studies. Brazilian Journal of Botany , 43: 201-212, (2020). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40415-019-00575-6.
  • Marta G. Lizama-Gasca, Georgina Estrada-Tapia, Camilo A. Escalante-Magaña, Manuel Martínez-Estévez, Isaac Zepeda-Jazo, Fátima Medina-Lara, and Ileana Echevarría-Machado. Cloning and molecular characterization of CcNRT2.1/CcNAR2, a putative inducible high affinity nitrate transport system in Capsicum chinense Jacq. Roots. Tropical Plant Biology , 13: 73-90, (2020). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12042-019-09248-w.
  • María de Fatima Medina -Lara, Ramón Souza- Perera, Manuel Martinez-Estevez Manuel Ramirez- Sucre, Ingrid Rodriguez- Buenfil, Ileana Echevarria-Machado. Red and Brown Soils Increase the Development and Content of Nutrients in Habanero Pepper Subjected to Irrigation Water with High Electrical Conductivity. HortScience, 54(11): 2039-2049, (2019). https://journals.ashs.org/hortsci/view/journals/hortsci/54/11/article-p2039.xml.
  • Camilo Escalante-Magaña, Luis F. Aguilar-Caamal, Ileana Echevarría-Machado, Fátima Medina-Lara, Lucila Sánchez Cach, Manuel Martínez-Estévez. Contribution of contents of glycine betaine and proline on the tolerance to water deficit in pepper plants. HortScience, 54(6): 1044-1054, (2019). https://journals.ashs.org/hortsci/view/journals/hortsci/54/6/article-p1044.xml.
  • Bojórquez-Quintal, EJ., Camilo Escalante-Magaña, Ileana Echevarría- Machado, Manuel Martínez-Estévez. Aluminum, a Friend or Foe of Higher Plants in Acid Soils. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2017). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2017.01767/full.

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS


  • 1998. National Forum of Science and Technology of the Republic of Cuba. Ministry of Education.
  • 1998. National Science Prize. Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Cuba.
  • 1996. Scholarship, Training at Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán. United Nations University.
Source: Manuel Martínez-Estévez
Last Updated: 26 August 2021