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Mihai Miclaus

National R& D Institute for Biological Sciences , Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Born: 1980

Interests: Genomics, Genetics, Gene families, Gene expression, Gene regulation, Map-based cloning, Transposon-tagging, Zein genes, Opaque7, Maize endosperm, Hybrids, Heterosis, Local maize germplasm

Basic and applied research, using maize as a model organism.

Selected publications:
• Xu, J. -H., Wang, R., Li, X., Miclaus, M., Messing, J. . Locus- and Site-Specific DNA Methylation of 19 kDa Zein Genes in Maize. PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146416, 2016.
• Dana Suteu*, Ioan Bacila*, Voichita Has, Ioan Has, Mihai Miclaus. Romanian Maize (Zea mays) Inbred Lines as a Source of Genetic Diversity in SE Europe, and Their Potential in Future Breeding Efforts. PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085501, 2013.
• Miclaus, M., Wu, Y., Xu, J-H., Dooner, H. K., and Messing, J. The Maize High-lysine Mutant opaque7 is Defective in an acyl-CoA Synthetase-like Protein. Genetics, 10.1534/genetics.111.133918, 2011.
• Miclaus, M., Xu, J-H., and Messing, J. Differential Gene Expression and Epiregulation of Alpha Zein Gene Copies in Maize Haplotypes. PLoS Genetics, 7(6): e1002131. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002131, 2011.
• Calviņo, M., Miclaus, M., Bruggmann, R., and Messing, J. Molecular Markers for Sweet Sorghum Based on Microarray Expression Data. Rice, 2, pp. 129-142, 2009.

Theses and dissertations:
• Mihai Miclaus. Regulation of gene expression during maize endosperm development. 2011.


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