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Laszlo Marton


Department of Biology
University of South Carolina

Office: CLS 509
Phone Number: 803-777-6676
Email: martonl@mailbox.sc.edu
Website: http://www.biol.sc.edu/laszlo-marton
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Alshaal, T., Domokos-Szabolcsy, É., Márton, L., Czakó, M., Kátai, J., Balogh, P., et al. (2013). Restoring Soil Ecosystems and Biomass Production of Arundo donax L. under Microbial Communities-Depleted Soil. BioEnergy Research, doi: 10.1007/s12155-12013-19369-12155. Alshaal, T., Domokos-Szabolcsy, E., Marton, L., Czako, M., Katai, J., Balogh, P., et al. (2013). Phytoremediation of bauxite-derived red mud by giant reed. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 11(3), 295-302. doi: 10.1007/s10311-013-0406-6 Williams, C., Biswas, T., Marton, L., & Czako, M. (2013). Arundo donax. In B. Singh (Ed.), Biofuel Crops: Production, Physiology and Genetics (ISBN 9781845938857) (pp. 249-270). Wallingford, UK: CABI. Bittsánszky A, Gyulai G, Czakó M, Gullner G, Márton L, Pilinszky K, Király K, Kőmíves T (2012) Transfer of the maize ZmgstF4 gene to Arabidosis thaliana. Green Biotechnology (ed. Dudits D), available from http://www.zoldbiotech.hu/cikk/53-A-kukorica-ZmgstF4-genjenek-atvitele-ludf-be-Arabidopsis-thaliana Domokos-Szabolcsy, E, Marton, L, et al. (2012) Accumulation of red elemental selenium nanoparticles and their biological effects in Nicotiana tabacum. Plant Growth Regulation, online DOI 10.1007/s10725-012-9735-x Balogh, E., Herr Jr., J.M, Czako, M. and L. Marton (2012). Defective Development of Male and Female Gametophytes in Arundo donax L. (Poaceae). Biomass&Bioenergy 30: 1-5 Czako, M. and L. Marton (2011) Subtropical and tropical reeds for biomass. in Energy Crops (Nigel G. Halford and Angela Karp, eds.). Royal Society of Chemistry, London & Cambridge, UK, pp. 322-340. Tóth, E. K., Kriston, V, Nyerges, K., Nardin, F., Czako, M. and Marton, L. (2011). "Virological investigation of third-generation biomass plants – Arundo donax l. as an example [In Hungarian with English abstract]." Növényvédelem (Budapest) 47(11): 451-454. Williams, C.M.J.; Biswas, T.K.; Black, I.D.; Marton, L.; Czako, M.; Harris, P.L.; Pollock, Robert; Heading, Stephen; Virtue, J.G. (2009). Use of poor quality water to produce high biomass yields of giant reed (Arundo donax) on marginal lands for biofuel or pulp/paper. Acta Horticulturae 806: 595-602. Simon, L., B. Kovács, Márton, L. (2008). Olasznád (Arundo donax L.) nehézfém fitoextrakciójának vizsgálata. Talajvédelem 2008 (special issue): 311-320. Bittsanszky, A., Gyulai, G., Malone, R.P., Gullner, G., Kiss, J., Czako, M., Marton, L., Heszky, L., Komives, T. (2007) Triggering of a Plant Molecular Defense Mechanism: Increase in Gene Expression Levels of Transgene gshI and Poplar Gene gsh1 (Populus × canescens) by Response to the DNA Demethylating Drug DHAC – an qRT-PCR Analysis. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica 42 (2): 235–243 Czakó M, Feng X, He Y, Liang D, Pollock R, Márton L (2006) Phytoremediation with transgenic plants. Acta Horticulturae 725:753-770 Czakó M, Feng X, He Y, Liang D, Márton L (2006) Genetic modification of wetland grasses for phytoremediation. Environmental Geochemistry and Health 28(1): 103-110. He Y, Sun J, Feng X, Czakó M, Márton L (2001) Differential mercury volatilization by tobacco organs expressing a modified bacterial merA gene. Cell Research, 11(3): 231-236 Yu X, Sukumaran S, Márton L (1998) Differential expression of the Arabidopsis Nia1 and Nia2 genes: Cytokinin induced nitrate reductase activity is correlated with increased Nia1 transcription and mRNA levels. Plant Physiol 116:1091-1096 Wenck A, Czakó M, Kanevski I, Márton L (1997) Frequent collinear long transfer of DNA inclusive of the whole binary vector during Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Plant Mol Biol. 34:913-922. Czakó M, Wenck A, Márton L (1996) Negative selection markers for plants. In Technology Transfer of Plant Biotechnology (P. Greshoff, ed). Current Topics in Plant Molecular Biology 4:67-94 Marton, L, Hrouda, M, Pecsvaradi, A, Czako, M: (1994) T-DNA independent mutations induced in transformed plant cells during Agrobacterium co-cultivation Transgenic Research 3:317-325 Márton, L., Wullems, G.J., Molendijk, L., Schilperoort, R.A. (1979) In Vitro transformation of cultured cells from N. tabacum by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Nature 277: 129-131 Maliga, P., Sz.-Breznovits, A., Márton, L., Joo, F. (1975) Non-mendelian streptomycin resistant tobacco with altered chloroplasts and mitochondria. Nature 255: 401-402. Maliga, P., Sz.-Breznovits, A., Márton, L. (1973) Streptomycin resistant plants from callus culture of haploid tobacco. Nature NB 244: 29-30. Patents & Patent Applications http://techfinder.sc.edu/technology/10062 1. US PATENT 6,821,782: Sustained Totipotent Culture of Selected Monocot Genera (Priority date of provisional application Feb. 5, 2001, Issued November 23, 2004) 2. US PATENT 7,303,916: Sustained Totipotent Culture of Selected Monocot Genera (Priority date of provisional application Feb. 5, 2001, Issued December 4, 2007) 3. Hungarian Patent Application P 05 00786 [Márton, L. és Czakó, M. (2002) Szelektált egyszikü nemzetségek hosszan tartó totipotens tenyészete. [Magyar szabadalmi bejelentés P0500786] (Priority date of provisional application Feb. 5, 2001) 4. Márton, L. and Czakó, M. Method for micropropagation of monocots based on sustained totipotent cell cultures. U.S. Patent No. 7,863,046 (Filed May 7, 2007, Issued January 4, 2011) 5. US Patent 8,030,073 Method for micropropagation of monocots based on sustained totipotent cell cultures. (Division of US PATENT 7,863,046 Filed on, May 7, 2007 Filed Nov. 22, 2010, Issued October 4, 2011) 6. US Patent 8,105,835 Method for micropropagation of monocots based on sustained totipotent cell cultures, (Division 1 of US Patent 7,863,046 Filed on, May 7, 2007, Filed Nov. 22, 2010, Issued January 31, 2012). 7. European Patent EP2150100B1 Method for micropropagation of monocots based on sustained totipotent cell cultures / Verfahren zur Mikropropagation von Monokotyledonen auf Grundlage von dauerhaften totipotenten Zellkulturen / Procédé de micropropagation de monocotyledons basé sur des cultures cellulaires totipotentes entretenues / Metodo per la micropropagazione dei Monocotiledoni basato su delle coltore cellulari totipotenti / Método para la micropropagación de monocotiledóneas basado en cultivos celulares totipotentes continuos . Application No EP07794611.9), (Filed/Priority date 7/5/07, allowed October 2011 by EPO, granted 612/12) Countries validated: EPO, France, Hungary, Italy, Spain (ES 2388353T3) and the UK. Spanish publication: (http://www.oepm.es/pdf/ES/0000/000/02/38/83/ES-2388353_T3.pdf) 8. Method for micropropagation of monocots based on sustained totipotent cell cultures Australian Patent 2007352625 March 22, 2012. 9. Malaysian Patent MY-145797-A Method for micropropagation of monocots based on sustained totipotent cell cultures No. PI 20094650, cleared in April 2012 10. Brazilian Patent Application Method for micropropagation of monocots based on sustained totipotent cell cultures / Métodos De Produzir E Mantener Uma Cultura De Célula Embriogênica Totipotente De Uma Planta Monocotiledônea E De Produzir Uma Linha De Planta De Elite , E, Tecido Totipotente De Uma Planta Monocotiledônea Patent Application No. PI07216491-1 (Filed 07/05/2007)