Gemma Camañes
  • Grupo de Bioquímica y Biotecnología, Área de Fisiología Vegetal, Departamento de Ciencias Agrarias y del Medio Natural, ESTCE. Universitat Jaume I, Spain
  • Plant science


Ph.D. in Biology sciences, Department of Experimental Sciences, Universitat Jaume I, 2007

Current position

Associate Professor in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry , Department of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Environment, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, Spain


  1. Camañes, G., Scalschi, L., Vicedo, B., Gonzñlez-Bosch, C. and García-Agustín, P. (2015). An untargeted global metabolomic analysis reveals the biochemical changes underlying basal resistance and priming in Solanum lycopersicum, and identifies 1-methyltryptophan as a metabolite involved in plant responses to Botrytis cinerea and Pseudomonas syringae. Plant J 84(1): 125-139.
  2. Fernandez-Crespo, E., Scalschi, L., Llorens, E., Garcia-Agustin, P. and Camanes, G. (2015). NH4+ protects tomato plants against Pseudomonas syringae by activation of systemic acquired acclimation. J Exp Bot.
  3. Scalschi, L., Sanmartin, M., Camañes, G., Troncho, P., Sanchez-Serrano, J. J., García-Agustín, P. and Vicedo, B. (2015). Silencing of OPR3 in tomato reveals the role of OPDA in callose deposition during the activation of defense responses against Botrytis cinerea. Plant J 81(2): 304-315.
  4. Pastor, V., Gamir, J., Camañes, G., Cerezo, M., Sanchez-Bel, P. and Flors, V. (2014). Disruption of the ammonium transporter AMT1.1 alters basal defenses generating resistance against Pseudomonas syringae and Plectosphaerella cucumerina. Front Plant Sci 5: 231.
  5. Fernandez-Crespo, E., Pastor-Gómez, R., Matallana, E., Scalschi, L., Llorens, E., Camañes, G. and García-Agustín, P. (2014). NH4+ induces antioxidant cellular machinery and provides resistance to salt stress in citrus plants. Tree Struct Funct 28(6):1693-1704.
  6. Scalschi, L., Camañes, G., Llorens, E., Fernandez-Crespo, E., Lopez, M. M., García-Agustín, P. and Vicedo, B. (2014). Resistance inducers modulate Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato strain DC3000 response in tomato plants. PLoS One 9(9): e106429.
  7. Scalschi, L., Vicedo, B., Camañes, G., Fernández-Crespo, E., Lapeña, L., González-Bosch, C. and Garcia-Agustin, P. (2013). Hexanoic acid is a resistance inducer that protects tomato plants against Pseudomonas syringae by priming the jasmonic acid and salicylic acid pathways. Mol Plant Pathol 14(4): 342-355.
  8. García-Robles, I., Ochoa-Campuzano, C., Fernández-Crespo, E., Camañes, G., Martínez-Ramírez, A. C., González-Bosch, C., García-Agustín, P., Rausell, C. and Real, M. D. (2013). Combining hexanoic acid plant priming with Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal activity against Colorado potato beetle. Int J Mol Sci 14(6): 12138-12156.
  9. Camañes, G., Pastor, V., Cerezo, M., García-Agustín, P. and Flors Herrero, V. (2012). A deletion in the nitrate high affinity transporter NRT2.1 alters metabolomic and transcriptomic responses to Pseudomonas syringae. Plant Signal Behav 7(6): 619-622.
  10. Fernández-Crespo, E., Camañes, G. and García-Agustín, P. (2012). Ammonium enhances resistance to salinity stress in citrus plants. J Plant Physiol 169(12): 1183-1191.
  11. Pacheco, R., García-Marcos, A., Manzano, A., de Lacoba, M. G., Camañes, G., García- Agustín, P., Díaz-Ruiz, J. R. and Tenllado, F. (2012). Comparative analysis of transcriptomic and hormonal responses to compatible and incompatible plant-virus interactions that lead to cell death. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 25(5): 709-723.
  12. Camañes, G., Pastor, V., Cerezo, M., García-Andrade, J., Vicedo, B., García-Agustín, P. and Flors, V. (2012). A deletion in NRT2.1 attenuates Pseudomonas syringae-induced hormonal perturbation, resulting in primed plant defenses. Plant Physiol 158(2): 1054-1066.
  13. Peréz-Tienda, J., Valderas, A., Camañes, G., García-Agustín, P. and Ferrol, N. (2012). Kinetics of NH (4) (+) uptake by the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Rhizophagus irregularis. Mycorrhiza 22(6): 485-491.
  14. Camañes, G., Bellmunt, E., García-Andrade, J., García-Agustín, P. and Cerezo, M. (2012). Reciprocal regulation between AtNRT2.1 and AtAMT1.1 expression and the kinetics of NH(4)(+) and NO(3)(-) influxes. J Plant Physiol 169(3): 268-274.
  15. Kravchuk, Z., Vicedo, B., Flors, V., Camañes, G., González-Bosch, C. and García-Agustín, P. (2011). Priming for JA-dependent defenses using hexanoic acid is an effective mechanism to protect Arabidopsis against B. cinerea. J Plant Physiol 168(4): 359-366.
  16. Camañes, G., Cerezo, M., Primo-Millo, E., Gojon, A. and García-Agustín, P. (2009). Ammonium transport and CitAMT1 expression are regulated by N in Citrus plants. Planta 229(2): 331-342.
  17. Erb, M., Gordon-Weeks, R., Flors, V., Camañes, G., Turlings, T. C. and Ton, J. (2009). Belowground ABA boosts aboveground production of DIMBOA and primes induction of chlorogenic acid in maize. Plant Signal Behav 4(7): 636-638.
  18. Sánchez-López, J., Camañes, G., Flors, V., Vicent, C., Pastor, V., Vicedo, B., Cerezo, M. and García-Agustín, P. (2009). Underivatized polyamine analysis in plant samples by ion pair LC coupled with electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. Plant Physiol Biochem 47(7): 592-598.
  19. Camañes, G., Cerezo, M., Primo-Millo, E., Gojon, A. and García-Agustín, P. (2007). Ammonium transport and CitAMT1 expression are regulated by light and sucrose in Citrus plants. J Exp Bot 58(11): 2811-2825.
  20. Cerezo, M., Camañes, G., Flors, V., Primo-Millo, E. and García-Agustín, P. (2007). Regulation of nitrate transport in citrus rootstocks depending on nitrogen availability. Plant Signal Behav 2(5): 337-342.