Department of Plant Functional Metabolomics

prof. dr hab. Paweł Bednarek

Prof. Paweł Bednarek

Head of Department
ext. 1167


Dr. Anna Piasecka

Dr. Gopal Singh

Dr. Himani Agrawal

Dr. Justyna Lalak-Kańczugowska

Research Projects

Research area
  • Tryptophan metabolism in the immunity of the model plant species Arabidopsis thaliana.
  • Evolution of secondary metabolites in the Brassicaceae family.
  • Secondary metabolism pathways implicated in the immunity of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon.
  • Function of plant secondary metabolites in growth promotion induced by microbial endophytes.
  • Secondary metabolites,
  • plant immunity,
  • tryptophan metabolism,
  • glucosinolates, Brassicaceae,
  • Arabidopis thaliana,
  • Brachypodium distachyon

Research activity

  • Molecular basis of glucosinolate modification and activation in the immunity of Brassicaceae species
  • Impact of subcellular localization on the specificity of selected enzymes involved in the biosynthesis and metabolism of bioactive sulfur-containing compounds from Brassicaceae plants. (National Science Center OPUS).
  • Interspecies metabolic engineering as a tool to investigate immune functions of plant specialized metabolites. (National Science Center OPUS).
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