Lyudmila Muravnik

Lyudmila Muravnik

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Senior Researcher

E-mail: LMuravnik@binran.ru

Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-66 доб. 2245

Research interests:

  • Glandular trichomes of vegetative and reproductive organs in plants from the different families.
  • Localization and structure of the laticifers.
  • Anatomy and ultrastructure of the nectaries.

Keywords: Secretory tissues, anatomy, histochemistry, ultrastructure, synthesis of the primary and secondary metabolites, mechanisms of secretion

Education and work experience:

1968-1974 – Student of the Department of Genetics, Leningrad State University.
1981-1985 – Applicant of PhD, Komarov Botanical Institute, Academy of Sciences.
1986 – PhD, «Ultrastructure of the leaf secretory structures in Pinguicula vulgaris (Lentibulariaceae) relative to secretion».

1974-1981 – Senior Assistant, Laboratory of Plant Anatomy and Morphology, Komarov Botanical Institute, Academy of Sciences.
1987-1992 – Research Assistant, Laboratory of Plant Anatomy and Morphology, Komarov Botanical Institute, Academy of Sciences.
1992-2001 – Research Scientist, Laboratory of Plant Anatomy and Morphology, Komarov Botanical Institute, RAS.
2001 – until now – Senior researcher, Laboratory of Plant Anatomy and Morphology, Komarov Botanical Institute, RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Project leader:

  • 2018-2020. RFBR-DST № 18-54-45010 «Histochemistry, Ultrastructure and Targeted Metabolomics in Fragrant Flowers of Some Bignoniaceae and Malvaceae Plants Aiming at Understanding of a Floral Trichome Role for Scent Volatiles Emission».
  • 2013-2015. RFBR № 13-04-00797 а «Secretory structures of Asteraceae as model objects of studying the synthesis of sesquiterpene lactones».
  • 2006-2008. RFBR № 06-04-49009 a «Structural mechanisms of the synthesis of secondary metabolites in plant leaves».
  • 2006. SP SPbSC. «Structural Mechanisms of the Synthesis of Secondary Metabolites in Plant Leaves».
  • 2001-2003. RFBR No. 01-04-48806 a «Ultrastructural characteristics of the glandular hairs in Droseraceae representatives and their taxonomic significance».

Member of research team:

  • 2003. SP SPbSC «Strategies for structural and functional adaptations of plants at different levels of organization of the biological systems».

Conferences and workshops:

Professional memberships:

Scientific-organizational and teaching activities:

Selected publications:

Muravnik L.E., Mosina A.A., Zaporozhets N.L., Bhattacharya R., Saha S., Ghissing U., Mitra A. Glandular trichomes of the flowers and leaves in Millingtonia hortensis (Bignoniaceae). Planta. 2021. 253: 13.

Muravnik L.E. The Structural Peculiarities of the Leaf Glandular Trichomes: A Review. In: Plant Cell and Tissue Differentiation and Secondary Metabolites. Reference Series in Phytochemistry. K. G. Ramawat et. al. (eds.). Springer Nature Switzerland AG. 2020. 63-97.

Muravnik L.E., Kostina O.V., Mosina A.A. Glandular trichomes of the leaves in three Doronicum species (Senecioneae, Asteraceae): morphology, histochemistry and ultrastructure. Protoplasma. 2019. 256(3): 789–803.

Płachno B.J., Muravnik L.E. Functional anatomy of carnivorous traps. In: Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution. Edited by Ellison A.M. and Adamec L.: Oxford University Press. 2018. 167-179.

Razaryonova K.N., Babushkina E.V., Smirnov P.D., Kostina O.V., Muravnik L.E. Histochemistry of trichomes of officinal representatives of the Lamiaceae family. Медицинский альманах. 2017. 48. 193-198.

Razaryonova K.N., Babushkina E.V., Smirnov P.D., Kostina O.V., Muravnik L.E. Histochemistry of glandular trichomes of medicinal plants from Asteraceae. Разработка и регистрация лекарственных средств. 2017. 3(20). 130-133.

Muravnik L.E., Kostina O.V., Shavarda A.L. Glandular trichomes of Tussilago farfara (Senecioneae, Asteraceae). Planta. 2016. 244: 737-752.

Muravnik L.E., Kostina O.V., Shavarda A.L. Development, structure and secretion compounds of stipule colleters in Pentas lanceolata (Rubiaceae). South African Journal of Botany. 2014. 93: 27–36.

Muravnik L.E., Shavarda A.L. Leaf glandular trichomes in Empetrum nigrum: morphology, histochemistry, ultrastructure and secondary metabolites. Nordic Journal of Botany. 2012. 30: 470-481.

Muravnik L.E, Kostina O.V. Stipule colleters of the Gallium aparine and G. album (Rubiaceae): fluorescent microscopy and histochemistry. Ботанический журнал. 2011. 96(8): 1070-1076.

Muravnik L.E., Shavarda A.L. Pericarp peltate trichomes in Pterocarya rhoifolia: histochemistry, ultrastructure, and chemical composition. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 2011. 172: 159-172.

Muravnik L.E, Kostina O.V. Colleters of the Gallium aparine and G. album (Rubiaceae) stipules: morphology and cell ultrastructure. Ботанический журнал. 2010. 95(7): 937-946.

Ivanova A.N., Muravnik L.E. The ultrastructural basis of functioning of Dionaea muscipula (Droseraceae) mechanoreceptors. Ботанический журнал. 2008. 93(11): 1777-1790.

Muravnik L.E. The trichomes of pericarp in Juglans (Juglandaceae): scanning microscopy, fluorescent microscopy and histochemistry. Цитология. 2008. 50(7): 636-642.

Muravnik L.E. Ultrastructure on Dionaea muscipula and Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Droseraceae) digestive glands. Ботанический журнал. 2008. 93(2): 289-299.

Muravnik L.E. Morphology and ultrastructure of the pericarp trichomes in Juglans species (Juglandaceae) in relation to synthesis of secondary metabolites. Ботанический журнал. 2007. 92(11): 96-107.

Vassilyev A.E., L.E. Muravnik. The nectarines of the lid in closed pitchers of Nepenthes khasiana (Nepenthaceae) secrete a digestive fluid. Ботанический журнал. 2007. 92(8): 1141-1144.

Muravnik L.E. Significance of the tentacle morphological and ultrastructural features in Drosera (Droseraceae) taxonomy. Ботанический журнал. 2005. 90(12): 14-24.

Muravnik L.E., Ivanova A.N. Ultrastructural basis of the naphthoquinone synthesis in Drosera plant glands. Ботанический журнал. 2004. 89(12): 1878-1889.

Muravnik L.E., Ivanova A.N. Comparative plastid characteristics of tentacles in Drosera (Droseraceae) plants relative to naphthoquinone synthesis. Ботанический журнал. 2004. 89(4): 543-557.

Muravnik L.E., Ivanova A.N. The ultrastructural features of leaf gland secretory cells in Droseraceae plants relative to the synthesis of naphthoquinones. 2. Cytoplasm. Ботанический журнал. 2003. 88(1): 59-69.

Muravnik L.E., Ivanova A.N. The ultrastructural features of leaf gland secretory cells in Droseraceae plants relative to the synthesis of naphthoquinones. 1. Vacuoles and cell wall. Ботанический журнал. 2002. 87(11): 16-25.

Vassilyev A.E., Muravnik L.E. Functional ultrastructure of Drosophyllum lusitanicum (Droseraceae) digestive glands. 2. Secretory cells after stimulation. Ботанический журнал. 2002. 87(4): 1-11.

Vassilyev A.E., Muravnik L.E. Cell component dynamics in the leaf tissues of Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae) during differentiation. 2. Palisade mesophyll. Ботанический журнал. 2001. 86(3): 1-14.

Muravnik L.E. The ultrastructure of the secretory cells of glandular hairs in two Drosera species as affected by chemical stimulation. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology. 2000. 47: 540-548.

Muravnik L.E. Morphometric approach to the determination of secretory activity in digestive glands of Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Droseraceae). Ботанический журнал. 1996. 81: 1-9.

Muravnik L.E., Vassilyev A.E., Potapova Y.Y. Ultrastructural aspects of functioning of the digestive glands in Aldrovanda vesiculosa. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology. 1995. 42: 1-8.

Vassilyev A.E., Muravnik L.E. The ultrastructure of the digestive glands in Pinguicula vulgaris (Lentibulariaceae) relative to their function. II. The changes on stimulation. Annals of Botany. 1988. 62(4): 343-351.

Vassilyev A.E., Muravnik L.E. The ultrastructure of the digestive glands in Pinguicula vulgaris L. (Lentibulariaceae) relative to their function. I. The changes during maturation. Annals of Botany. 1988. 62(4): 329-341.