Dr. Alicia Enriqueta Brechu Franco
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Dr. Alicia Enriqueta Brechu Franco

Professor
National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico


Highest Degree
D.Sc. in Biology from National Autonomous University, Mexico

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Biography

She studied Biology and her Postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Science of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.She is currently a Full Time Titular Career Professor in this dependency. Her main lines of research are: - Propagation of medicinal plant species with a decrease in their natural populations. - Structural and histochemical characterization of plant species. She has published

Area of Interest:

Plant Biology
100%
Biology
62%
Sciences
90%
Plant Structure
75%
Plant Physiology
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
0
Chapters
1
Articles
25
Abstracts
0

Selected Publications

  1. Laguna-Hernández, G., C.A. Río-Zamorano, I.G. Meneses-Ochoa and A.E. Brechu-Franco, 2017. Histochemistry and immunolocalisation of glucokinin in antidiabetic plants used in traditional mexican medicine. Eur. J. Histochem., Vol. 61. 10.4081/ejh.2017.2782.
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  2. Alcantara-Flores, E., A.E. Brechu-Franco, A. Villegas-Monter, G. Laguna-Hernandez and A. Gomez-Campos, 2017. Sexual and vegetative propagation of the medicinal Mexican species Phyllonoma laticuspis (Phyllonomaceae). Rev. Biol. Trop., 65: 9-19.
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  3. Cristians, S., H. Osuna-Fernandez, G. Ramirez-Avila, V. Munoz-Ocotero, G. Laguna-Hernandez and A.E. Brechu-Franco, 2016. Euphorbia dioeca Kunth as a novel source for-glucosidase inhibitors. Bol. Latinoam. Caribe Plant. Med. Aromáticas, 14: 483-490.
  4. Brechú-Franco, A.E., G. Laguna-Hernández, I. De la Cruz-Chacon and A.R. gonzalez-esquinca, 2016. In Situ histochemical localisation of alkaloids and acetogenins in the Endosperm and Embryonic Axis of Annona Macroprophyllata donn. sm. seeds during germination. Eur. J. Histochem., Vol. 60. 10.4081/ejh.2016.2568.
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  5. Laguna Hernández, G., A.E. Brechu-Franco, I. De-la-Cruz-Chacon and A.R. Gonzalez-Esquinca, 2015. Histochemical detection of acetogenins and storage molecules in the endosperm of Annona macroprophyllata donn sm. seeds. Eur. J. Histochem., Vol. 59. 10.4081/ejh.2015.2502.
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  6. Alcantara-Flores, E., A.E. Brechu-Franco, P. García-Lopez, L. Rocha-Zavaleta, R. Lopez-Marure and M. Martínez-Vazquez, 2015. Argentatin B inhibits proliferation of prostate and colon cancer cells by inducing cell senescence. Molecules, 20: 21125-21137.
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  7. Vite-Posadas, J.A., A.E. Brechu-Franco, G. Laguna-Hernandez, M.G. Rojas-Bribiesca and H.R. Osuna-Fernandez, 2011. Morphoanatomical characterization and antimicrobial activity of Tillandsia imperialis (Bromeliaceae). Polibotanica, 31: 21-29.
  8. Osuna-fernandez,R., Brechu-franco,A and G. Laguna-Hernandez, 2000. Effect of light conditions and controlled desiccation of Sicyos deppei (Cucurbitaceae) fruits on germination and seed hardness. Phyton, 67: 5-12.
  9. Orozco‐Segovia, A., A.E. Brechu‐Franco, L. Zambrano‐Polanco, R. Osuna‐Fernandez, G. Laguna‐Hernandez and M.E. Sanchez‐Coronado, 2000. Effects of maternal light environment on germination and morphological characteristics of Sicyos deppei seeds. Weed Res., 40: 495-506.
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  10. Brechu-Franco, A.E., R.M. Ponce-Salazar, G. Laguna-Hernandez and J. Marquez-Guzman, 2000. Effect of thermal storage on seed coat dormancy and germination of Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth (Convolvulaceae) seeds. Phyton, 67: 187-194.
  11. Brechu-Franco, A., F. Cruz-Garcia, J. Marquez-Guzman and G. Laguna-Hernandez, 1992. Germination of Sicyos deppei (Cucurbitaceae) seeds as affected by scarification and light. Weed Sci., 40: 54-56.
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