Antonio Javier Matas Arroyo

Assistant Professor of Plant Physiology
Málaga, Spain


  • The tomato genome sequence provides insights into fleshy fruit evolution DOI: 10.1038/nature11119
  • The identification of cutin synthase: Formation of the plant polyester cutin DOI: 10.1038/nchembio.960
  • Tissue- and cell-type specific transcriptome profiling of expanding tomato fruit provides insights into metabolic and regulatory specialization and cuticle formation DOI: 10.1105/tpc.111.091173
  • Mining the surface proteome of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit for proteins associated with cuticle biogenesis DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erq194
  • Tissue-specific transcriptome profiling of the citrus fruit epidermis and subepidermis using laser capture microdissection DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erq153
  • Biology and genetic engineering of fruit maturation for enhanced quality and shelf-life DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2009.02.015
  • Cutin deficiency in the tomato fruit cuticle consistently affects resistance to microbial infection and biomechanical properties, but not transpirational water loss DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03969.x
  • Fleshy fruit expansion and ripening are regulated by the tomato SHATTERPROOF Gene TAGL1 DOI: 10.1105/tpc.109.066936
  • Three-dimensional imaging of plant cuticle architecture using confocal scanning laser microscopy DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03960.x
  • Antisense inhibition of a pectate lyase gene supports a role for pectin depolymerization in strawberry fruit softening DOI: 10.1093/jxb/ern142
  • A reevaluation of the key factors that influence tomato fruit softening and integrity DOI: 10.1104/pp.107.097477
  • Biomechanics of isolated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruit cuticles: The role of the cutin matrix and polysaccharides DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erm233
  • Relative humidity and temperature modify the mechanical properties of isolated tomato fruit cuticles
  • Biomechanics and anatomy of Lycopersicon esculentum fruit peels and enzyme-treated samples
  • Changes in the water binding characteristics of the cell walls from transgenic Nicotiana tabacum leaves with enhanced levels of peroxidase activity DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.2004.00429.x
  • Crack resistance in cherry tomato fruit correlates with cuticular membrane thickness
  • Molecular characterization of the plant biopolyester cutin by AFM and spectroscopic techniques DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2004.03.006
  • Phase transitions in the biopolyester cutin isolated from tomato fruit cuticles DOI: 10.1016/S0040-6031(03)00357-5
  • Studies on the structure of the plant wax nonacosan-10-ol, the main component of epicuticular wax conifers DOI: 10.1016/S0141-8130(03)00061-8
  • Investigating plant lipid biopolymers DOI: 10.1016/S0307-4412(99)00086-2
  • Molecular dynamics modellization and simulation of water diffusion through plant cutin
  • The tomato SlSHINE3 transcription factor regulates fruit cuticle formation and epidermal patterning DOI: 10.1111/nph.12032