Kansas State University Functional Genomics Consortium


Publications for Kansas Lipidomics Research Center, BIOMOLECULAR NMR Facility, and  BIOTECHNOLOGY PRoteomics FACILITY


*= Targeted Excellence-Associated



Kansas Lipidomics Research Center

(Includes collaborative publications and those to which KLRC has contributed analyses)


Bais, P.,  Moon, S.,  He, K.,  Leitao, R., Dreher, K.,  Walk, T.,  Sucaet, Y., Barkan, L., Wohlgemuth, G.,  Nikolau, B., Wurtele, E.S. Dixon, P., Fiehn, O., Lange, B.M., Rhee, S.Y., Shulaev, V.W., Sumner, L.W., Roth, M.R., Welti, R., and Dickerson, J. 2010. PlantMetabolomics: A web portal for Plant Metabolomics experiments. Plant Physiol. In press.


Li-Beisson, Y., Shorrosh, B., Beisson, F., Andersson, M., Arondel, V., Bates, P.D., Baud, S., Bird, D., DeBono, A., Durrett, T.P., Franke, R.B., Graham, I.A., Katayama, K., Kelly, A., Larson, T., Markham, J.E., Miquel, M., Molina, I., Nishida, I., Rowland, O., Samuels, L., Schmid, K.M., Wada, H., Welti, R., Xu, C., Zallot R., and Ohlrogge J.  2010. Acyl lipid metabolism.  The Arabidopsis Book, In revision.


*Brewer, L.R., and Wetzel, D.L. 2010. Genetic expression of isogenic waxy nulls and native wheat lipid class profile variation. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., submitted for review February 2010.


Chen, M., and Thelen, J.J. 2010. The plastid isoform of triose phosphate isomerase is required for the postgerminative transition from heterotrophic to autotrophic growth in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 22, 77-90.  


Du, Z.Y., Xiao, S., Chen, Q.F., and Chye, M.L. 2010. Depletion of the membrane-associated acyl-coenzyme A-binding protein ACBP1 enhances the ability of cold acclimation in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 152, 1585-1597.


*Finnie, S.M., Jeannotte, R., Morris, C.F., and Faubion, J.M. 2010. Variation in polar lipid composition among near-isogenic wheat lines possessing different puroindoline haplotypes. J. Cereal Sci. 51, 66-72.


*Finnie, S.M., Jeannotte, R., Morris, C.F., Giroux, M.J., and Faubion, J.M. 2010. Variation in polar lipids located on the surface of wheat starch. J. Cereal Sci. 51, 73-80.


*Hijaz, F., Shrestha, T.B., Bossman, S.H., Hussain, F. and Smith, J.S. 2010. In vitro and In vivo metabolism of the radiolytic compound 2-dodecylcyclobutanone. Journal of Food Science, accepted.


Jeannotte, R., Hamel, C., Hogue, R., Whalen, J.K., and Jabaji, S. 2010. Fatty acid biomarkers for soil bacteria related to Sclerotinia stem rot disease incidence in soybean fields. Plant & Soil, submitted (Manuscript No. PLSO6588).


Jeannotte, R., Hamel, C., Jabaji, S., and Whalen, J.K. 2010. Pyrolysis-mass spectrometry and gas chromatography-flame ionization detection as complementary tools in the characterization of soil lipids. J. Anal. Appl. Pyrolysis, submitted (Manuscript No. JAAP-S-09-00153).


Makandar, R., Nalam, V., Chaturvedi, R., Jeannotte, R., Sparks, A., and Shah, J. 2010. Involvement of salicylate and jasmonate signaling pathways in Arabidopsis interaction with Fusarium graminearum. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact., submitted (Manuscript No. MPMI-02-10-0042).


Moon, S.M., Bais, P., He, K., Dickerson, J., Dixon, P., Wohlgemuth, G., Fiehn, O., Barkan, L., Lange, I., Lange, B.M.,  Rhee, S.Y., Cortes, D., Shuman, J., Shulaev, V., Huhman, D.V., Sumner, L.W., Roth, M.R., Welti, R., Ilarslan, H., Wurtele, E.S., Brachova, L., Campbell, A.A., and Nikolau, B.J. 2010. Metabolomics as a hypothesis-generating functional genomics tool for the annotation of Arabidopsis thaliana genes of “unknown function”.  Plant Physiol. In revision.


Nakahama T., Nakanishi Y., Viscomi A.R., Takaya K., Kitamoto K., Ottonello S., Arioka M. 2010. Distinct enzymatic and cellular characteristics of two secretory phospholipases A(2) in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae. Fungal Genet Biol.


*Ouyang, P., Jiang, Y., Doan, H., Xie, L., Vasquez, D., Welti, R., Su, X., Lu, N., Herndon, B., Yang, S.S., Jeannotte, R., and Wang, W. 2010. Weight loss via exercise with controlled dietary intake may impact phospholipid profile for cancer prevention in murine skin tissues. Cancer Prev. Res., accepted (Manuscript No. CAPR-09-0021R).


*Pan, X., Welti, R., and Wang. X. 2010.  A liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry method for quantitative analysis of major plant hormones in crude plant extracts.  In revision for Nature Protocols.


Singh, A., Prasad, T., Kapoor. K., Mandal, A., Roth, M., Welti, R., and Prasad, R.  2010.  Phospholipidome of Candida: Each species of Candida has distinctive phospholipid molecular species. Eukaryotic Cell.  Submitted.


Smith, C.M., Liu, X., Wang, L.J., Liu, X., Chen, M.S., Starkey, S., and Bai, J. 2010. Aphid feeding activates expression of a transcriptome of oxylipin-based defense signals in wheat involved in resistance to herbivory. J. Chem. Ecol. 36, DOI: 10.1007/s10886-010-9756-8.


*Sparkes, B., Archer, E., Roth, M., Welti, R., and Fleming, S.D.  2010. Ischemia/reperfusion-induced intestinal lipid alterations occur prior to antibody-induced PGE2 production. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids).  180, 517-525.


*Wetzel, D.L., and Brewer, L.R. 2010. In situ FT-IR microspectroscopy and imaging of wheat kernels and other grains. In “Vibrational Spectroscopy of Food”, Chalmers, J.M. and Griffiths, P. R. (Eds), Wiley, London, In press.


Yalcin, A., Clem, B.,  Makoni, S.,  Clem, A.,  Nelson, K.,  Thornburg, J.,  Siow, D.,  Lane, A.N., Brock, S.E., Goswami, U.,  Eaton, J.W., Telang, S.,  and Chesney,  J. 2010. Selective inhibition of choline kinase simultaneously attenuates MAPK and PI3K/AKT signaling.  Oncogene 29, 139–149.


Yergeau, E., Labour, K., Hamel, C., Vujanovic, V., Nakano-Hylander, A., Jeannotte, R., and St-Arnaud, M. 2010. Patterns of Fusarium community structure and abundance in relation to spatial, abiotic and biotic factors. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 71, 34-42.


*Zhu, L., Liu, X., and Chen, M.-S. 2010. Differential accumulation of phytohormones in wheat seedlings attacked by avirulent and virulent Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) larvae. J. Econ. Entomol., in press.



Coronado, M., Yuan, W., Wang, D., and Dowell, F.E. 2009 Biodiesel-diesel blends using near-infrared spectroscopy applied engineering in agriculture. 25,  217-221.


Cunningham, T.J., Yao ,L., Lucena, A., and Greenstein J.I. 2009. Uncompetitive phospholipase A2 inhibition by CHEC sequences including oral treatment of experimental autoimmune myeloencephalitis, The Open Enzyme Inhibition Journal, in press.


*Finnie, S.M., Jeannotte, R., and Faubion, J.M. 2009. Quantitative characterization of polar lipids from wheat whole-meal, flour and starch. Cereal Chem. 86, 637–645.


*Gamage, P., Basel, M.T., Lovell, K., Pokhrel, M.R., Battle, D., Ito, T., Pavlenok, M., Niederweis, M., and Bossmann, S.H. 2009. Poly-N-isopropylacrylamide/acrylic acid copolymers for the generation of nanostructures at mica surfaces and as hydrophobic host systems for the porin MspA from Mycobacterium smegmatis. J. Phys. Chem. C. 113, 16485-16494.


Hafer A., Whittlesey R., Brown D.T., and Hernandez R. 2009. Differential incorporation of cholesterol by sindbis virus grown in mammalian or insect cells. J. Virol. 83, 9113-9121.


Hong, Y., Devaiah, S.P., Bahn, S., Thamasandra, B.N., Li, M., Welti, R., and Wang, X. 2009. Phospholipase De and phosphatidic acid enhance Arabidopsis growth. Plant J. 58, 376-387.


Jao, C.Y., Roth, M., Welti, R., and Salic, A. 2009. Metabolic labeling and direct imaging of choline phospholipids in vivo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 106, 15332-15337.


Keogh M.R., Courtney P.D., Kinney A.J., and Dewey R.E. 2009. Functional characterization of phospholipid N-methyltransferases from Arabidopsis and soybean. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 15439-15447.


Kirik A., and Mudgett M.B. 2009. SOBER1 phospholipase activity suppresses phosphatidic acid accumulation and plant immunity in response to bacterial effector AvrBsT. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci .U S A. 106, 20532-20537.


*Rayat, S., Alawode, O., and Desper, J. 2009. Intermolecular interactions in the crystal structures of substituted tetrazolones. Cryst. Eng. Comm. 11, 1892-1898.


*Rayat, S., Chabbra, R., Alawode, O., and Gundugola, A.S. 2009. Electronic properties of 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1H-tetrazole-5(4H)-thiones: An experimental and theoretical study. J. Mol. Struct. 933, 38-45.


Regente, M., Corti-Monzón, G., Maldonado, A.M., Pinedo, M., Jorrín, J., de la Canal, L. 2009. Vesicular fractions of sunflower apoplastic fluids are associated with potential exosome marker proteins. FEBS Lett. 2583, 3363-3366.


Reina-Pinto, J. J., Voisin, D., Kurdyukov, S., Faust, A., Haslam, R.P., Michaelson, L.V., Efremova, N., Franke, B., Schreiber, L., Napier, J.A., and Yephremov, A. 2009. Misexpression of FATTY ACID ELONGATION1 in the Arabidopsis epidermis induces cell death and suggests a critical role for phospholipase A2 in this process. The Plant Cell 21, 1252-1272.


*Su, K., Bremer, D.J., Jeannotte, R., Yang, C., and Welti, R. 2009. Membrane lipid composition and heat tolerance in cool-season turfgrasses including a hybrid bluegrass. J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 134, 511-520.


Wang, X. (Sam), and Welti, R.  2009. Understanding plant lipids.  ASBMB Today. July 2009.  p. 22.


Xia, Y., Gao, Q., Yu, K., Lapchyk, L., Navarre, D., Hildebrand, D., Kachroo, A., and  Kachroo, P. 2009.  An intact cuticle in distal tissues is essential for the induction of systemic acquired resistance in plants. Cell Host & Microbe, 5, 151-165. 


*Zhang, Q., Fry, J., Rajashekar, C., Bremer, D., and Engelke, M. 2009. Membrane polar lipid changes in zoysiagrass rhizomes and their potential role in freezing tolerance.  J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 134, 322-328.


Zhang, Y., Zhu, H., Li, M., Zhang, Q., Wang, L., Welti, R., Zhang, W., and Wang, X. 2009. Phospholipase Dα1 and phosphatidic acid regulate NADPH oxidase activity and production of reactive oxygen species in ABA-mediated stomatal closure in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 21, 2357-2377.


Zhu, J., Mounzih, K., Chehab, E.F., Mitro, N., Saez, E., and Chehab, F.F. 2009. Effects of FoxO4 overexpression on cholesterol biosynthesis, triacylglycerols accumulation and glucose uptake. J. Lipid. Res.


*Zufferey, R., Al-Ani, G.K., and Dunlap, K. 2009. Leishmania dihydroxyacetonephosphate acyltransferase LmDAT is important for ether lipid biosynthesis but not for the integrity of detergent resistant membranes. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 168, 177-185.


Zuo, Y., Zhuang, D.Z., Han, R., Isaac, G., Manning, J.J., McKee, M., Welti, R., Brissette, J.L., Fitzgerald, Michael L., and Freeman, M.W. 2009. ABCA12 maintains the epidermal lipid permeability barrier via formation of ceramide linoleic esters. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 3345–3353.





Bernatchez, F., Jeannotte, R., Begg, C.M., Hamel, C., and Whalen, J.K. 2008. Soil fertility and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi related to trees growing on smallholder farms in Senegal. J. Arid Environ. 72, 1247-1256.


Botté, C., Saïdani, N., Mondragon, R., Mondragon, M., Isaac, G., Mui, E., McLeod, R., Dubremetz, J.-F., Vial, H., Welti, R., Cesbron-Delauw, M.-F., Mercier, C., and Maréchal, E.  2008. Subcellular localization and dynamics of a digalactolipid-like lipid along the life cycle of the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. J. Lipid Res. 49, 746-762.


Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Acosta-Martinez, V., and Xin, Z. 2008. Molecular mapping and characterization of BLMC, a locus for profuse wax (bloom) and enhanced cuticular features of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.). Theor Appl Genet. 118, 423-431.


Chaturvedi, R.,  Krothapalli, K., Makandar, R., Nandi, A., Sparks, A., Roth, M., Welti, R., and Shah, J. 2008. Plastid ω3-fatty acid desaturase-dependent accumulation of a systemic acquired resistance inducing activity in petiole exudates of Arabidopsis thaliana is independent of jasmonic acid. Plant J. 54, 106-117.


Chen, M., Markham, J.E., Dietrich, C.R., Jaworski, J.G., and Cahoon, E.B. 2008. Sphingolipid long-chain base hydroxylation is important for growth and regulation of sphingolipid content and composition in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 20, 1862-1878.


Qin-Fang, C., Shi, X., and Mee-Len, C. 2008. Overexpression of the Arabidopsis 10-Kilodalton acyl-coenzyme A-binding protein ACBP6 enhances freezing tolerance. Plant Physiol., 148, 304–315.


Cunningham, T.J., Yao, L., and Lucena, A. 2008. Product inhibition of secreted phospholipase A2 may explain lysophosphatidylcholines' unexpected therapeutic properties. J. Inflamm (Lond). 5, 17.


Hong, Y., Pan, X., Welti, R., and Wang, X. 2008. Alterations of phospholipase Dα3 change Arabidopsis response to salinity and water deficits. Plant Cell. 20, 803-816.


Hong, Y., Pan, X., Welti, R., and Wang, X. 2008. The effect of phospholipase Dα3 on Arabidopsis response to hyperosmotic stress and glucose. Plant Signal Behav. 3, 1099-1100.


Jeannotte, R., Hamel, C., Jabaji, S., and Whalen, J.K. 2008. Comparison of solvent mixtures for pressurized solvent extraction of soil fatty acid biomarkers. Talanta 77, 195-199.


*Leaym, X., Kraft, S., and Bossmann, S.H. 2008. Synthesis of water-soluble highly charged and methylene-bridged resorcin[4]arenes. Synthesis 6, 932-942.


Li, W., Wang, R., Li, M., Li, L., Wang, C., Welti, R., and Wang, X.  2008.  Differential degradation of extraplastidic and plastidic lipids during freezing and post-freezing recovery in Arabidopsis thaliana. J. Biol. Chem. 283, 461-468.


Maeda, H., Sage, T.L., Isaac, G., Welti, R., and DellaPenna, D. 2008. Tocopherols modulate extra-plastidic polyunsaturated fatty acid metabolism in Arabidopsis at low temperature. Plant Cell. 20, 452-470.


Moreau, R.A., Doehlert, D.C., Welti, R., Isaac, G., Roth, M., Tamura, P., and Nuñez, A. 2008. The identification of mono-, di-, tri-, and tetragalactosyl-diacylglycerols and their natural estolides in oat kernels. Lipids. 43, 533-548.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18481134


Pan, X., Welti, R., and Wang, X.  2008. Simultaneous quantification of phytohormones and related metabolites in crude plant extracts by liquid chromatography-electrospray tandem mass spectrometry.  Phytochemistry 69, 1773-1781.


Regente, M., Corti Monzón, G., and de la Canal, L. 2008. Phospholipids are present in extracellular fluids of imbibing sunflower seeds and are modulated by hormonal treatments. J. Exp. Botany 59, 553-562.


*Shrestha, T.B., Melin, J., Liu, Y., Dolgounitcheva, O., Zakrzewski, V.G., Pokhrel, M.R., Gogritchiani, E., Ortiz, J.V., Turró, C., and Bossmann, S.H. 2008. New insights in the photochromic spiro-dihydroindolizine/betaine-system. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 7, 1449-1456.



Xiao, S., Li, H.Y., Zhang, J.P., Chan, S.W., and Chye, M.L. 2008. Arabidopsis acyl-CoA-binding proteins ACBP4 and ACBP5 are subcellularly localized to the cytosol and ACBP4 depletion affects membrane lipid composition. Plant Mol Biol. 68, 571-583.  



*Zhu, L., Liu, X., Liu, X., Jeannotte, R., Reese, J.C., Harris, M., Stuart, J.J., and Chen, M.-S. 2008. Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) attack causes a dramatic shift in carbon and nitrogen metabolism in wheat. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 21, 70-78.



Bartz, R., Li, W.-H., Venables, B., Zehmer, J., Welti, R., Anderson, R., Liu, P.-S., and Chapman, K.D.  2007.  Lipidomics reveals adiposomes store ether lipids and mediate phospholipid traffic.  J. Lipid Res. 48, 837-847.


Bates, P.D., Ohlrogge, J.B., and Pollard, M. 2007. Incorporation of newly synthesized fatty acids into cytosolic glycerolipids in pea leaves occurs via acyl editing. J. Biol. Chem., 282, 31206-31216.



Devaiah, S.P., Pan, X., Hong, Y., Roth, M.R., Welti, R., and Wang, X. 2007. Enhancing seed quality and viability by suppressing phospholipase D in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 50, 950-957.


Esch, S.W., Tamura, P., Sparks, A.A., Roth, M.R., Devaiah, S.P., Heinz, E., Wang, X., Williams, T.D., and Welti, R.  2007. Rapid characterization of fatty acyl composition of complex lipids by collision-induced dissociation time-of-flight mass spectrometry.  J. Lipid. Res. 48, 235-241.


Fitzgerald, M.L., Xavier, R., Haley, K.J., Welti, R., Goss, J.L., Brown, C.E., Zhuang, D., Bell, S.A., Lu, N., Mckee, M., Seed, B., and Freeman, M.W.  2007. ABCA3 inactivation in mice causes respiratory failure, loss of pulmonary surfactant and depletion of lung phosphatidylglycerol.  J. Lipid Res. 48, 621-632.


*Frank, E.E., Travers, S.E., Hulbert, S.H., Leach, J.E., Bai, J., Schnable, P.S., et al. 2007. Rust and drought effects on gene expression and phytohormone concentration in the dominant species of tallgrass prairie. Phytopathology 9 , S36-S36.


Fritz, M., Lokstein, H., Hackenberg, D., Welti, R., Roth, M., Zähringer, U., Fulda, M., Hellmeyer, W., Ott, C., Wolter, F.P., and Heinz, E.  2007. Channelling of eukaryotic diacylglycerol into the biosynthesis of plastidial phosphatidylglycerol.  J. Biol. Chem. 282, 4613-4625.


Hsu, F.-F., Turk, J., Williams, T.D., and Welti, R. 2007. Electrospray ionization multiple stage quadrupole ion-trap and tandem quadrupole mass spectrometric studies on phosphatidylglycerol from Arabidopsis leaves. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spec. 18, 783-790.


Im, Y.J., Perera, I.Y., Brglez, I., Davis, A.J., Stevenson-Paulik, J., Phillippy, B.Q., Johannes, E., Allen, N.S., and Boss, W.F. 2007. Increasing plasma membrane phosphatidylinositol(4,5)bisphosphate biosynthesis increases phosphoinositide metabolism in Nicotiana tabacum. Plant Cell. 19,  1603–1616.


Isaac, G., Jeannotte, R., Esch, S.W., and Welti, R. 2007. New mass-spectrometry-based strategies for lipids. Genet. Eng. 28: 129-157. (The first three authors made similar contributions to this publication).


 Kachroo A., Shanklin J., Whittle E., Lapchyk L., Hildebrand D., and Kachroo P.  2007. The Arabidopsis stearoyl-acyl carrier protein-desaturase family and the contribution of leaf isoforms to oleic acid synthesis. Plant Molecular Biology. 63, 257-271


*Shi, A., Pokhrel, M.R., and Bossmann, S.H. 2007. Synthesis of highly charged ruthenium(II)-quaterpyridinium complexes: a bottom-up approach to monodisperse nanostructures. Synthesis 4, 505-514.


Welti, R., Mui, E., Sparks, A., Wernimont, S., Isaac, G., Kirisits, M., Roth, M., Roberts, C.W., Botté, C., Maréchal, E., and McLeod, R.  2007. Lipidomic analysis of T. gondii reveals unusual polar lipids. Biochemistry 46, 13882-13890.


Welti, R., Roth, M.R., Deng, Y., Shah, J. and Wang, X. 2007. Lipidomics: ESI-MS/MS-based profiling to determine the function of genes involved in metabolism of complex lipids. In “Plant Metabolomics”, Basil Nikolau. ed. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.  pp. 87-92.


Welti, R., Shah, J., Li, W., Li, M., Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Fauconnier, M.-L., Chapman, K., Chye, M.-L., and Wang, X.  2007. Plant lipidomics: Discerning biological function by profiling plant complex lipids using mass spectrometry.  Frontiers in Bioscience.  12, 2494-2506


Yang, W., Devaiah, S., Pan, X., Isaac, G., Welti, R., and Wang, X. 2007. AtPLAI is an LRR-containing acyl hydrolase involved in basal jasmonic acid production and Arabidopsis resistance to Botrytis cinerea.  J. Biol. Chem. 282, 18116-18128.


*Zhang, Q., Fry, J., Rajashekar, C., and Pan, X. 2007. Changes in membrane lipids and abscisic acid in Meyer and Cavalier zoysiagrass during cold acclimation.  KSU Ag. Exp. Stn. Report of Progress 981, p. 71-79.



Basiliko, N., Moore, T.R., Jeannotte, R., and Bubier, J.L. 2006. Nutrient input and carbon and microbial dynamics in an

ombrotrophic bog. Geomicrobiol. J. 23, 531-543.


Buseman, C.M., Tamura, P., Sparks, A.A., Baughman, E.J., Maatta, S., Zhao, J., Roth, M.R., Esch, S.W., Shah, J., Williams, T.D., and Welti, R.  2006. Wounding stimulates the accumulation of glycerolipids containing oxophytodienoic acid and dinor-oxophytodienoic acid in Arabidopsis leaves.  Plant Physiol. 142, 28-39.


Chen, J., Burke, J.J., Xin, Z., Xu, C., and Velten, J. 2006. Characterization of the Arabidopsis thermosensitive mutant atts02 reveals an important role for galactolipids in thermotolerance. Plant, Cell and Environment 29, 1437-1448.


Cruz-Ramirez, A., Oropeza-Aburto, A., Razo-Hernandez, F., Ramirez-Chavez, E., and Herrera-Estrella, L. 2006. Phospholipase DZ2 plays an important role in extraplastidic galactolipid biosynthesis and phosphate recycling in Arabidopsis roots. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 6765-6770.  


Devaiah, S.P., Roth, M.R., Baugham, E., Li, M.Y., Tamura, P., Jeannotte, R., Welti, R., and Wang, X.M. 2006. Quantitative profiling of polar glycerolipid species and the role of phospholipase Dα1 in defining the lipid species in Arabidopsis tissues.  Phytochemistry 67, 1907-1924.


Li, M., Qin, C., Welti, R., and Wang, X. 2006. Double knockouts of phospholipase Dζ1 and ζ2 in Arabidopsis affect root elongation under phosphate limitation, but do not affect root hair patterning. Plant Physiol. 140, 761-770.


Li, M., Welti, R., and Wang, X.  2006. Quantitative profiling of Arabidopsis polar glycerolipids in response to phosphorus starvation:  Roles of PLDζ1 and PLDζ2 in phosphatidylcholine hydrolysis and digalactosyldiacylglycerol accumulation in phosphorus-starved plants.  Plant Physiol. 142, 750-761.


Sampedro, L., Jeannotte, R., and Whalen, J.K. 2006. Trophic transfer of fatty acids from gut microbiota to the earthworm lumbricus terrestris L. Soil Biol. Biochem. 38, 2188-2198.


Wang, X., Devaiah, S.P., Zhang, W., and Welti, R.  2006. Signaling functions of phosphatidic acid. Prog. Lipid Res. 45, 250-278.


Wang, X., Li, W., Li, M., and Welti, R. 2006. Profiling lipid changes in plant response to low temperatures.  Phys. Plantarum 126, 90-96.


Welti, R., Isaac, G., Tamura, P., Esch, S.W., Sparks, A., Jeannotte, R., Roth, M., Maatta, S., Williams, T.D., Shah, J., and Wang, X.  2006. Lipid profiling: Analysis of gene function and physiological responses in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Plant Lipids.  Eds.  Benning, Christoph  and Ohlrogge, John.  pp. 287-291.


*Zhang, Q., Fry, J., and Rajashekar, C. 2006. Membrane lipid changes in Meyer and Cavalier zoysiagrass during cold acclimation. KSU Ag. Exp. Stn. Report of Progress 962, p. 20-23.





*Herrera, A. I., Cook, G.A., Al-Rawi, A., Iwamoto, T., Prakash, O., Chen, J., and Tomich, J. M. 2010.  Introduction of a C-Terminal Tryptophan in a Pore-Forming Peptide: A Structure/Activity Study. Submitted to Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics (submitted).


*Khatib, K.A., Herald T.J., Tilley, M., and Prakash, O. 2010. β-Conglycinin and glycinin soy protein fractions differentiated using high resolution NMR spectroscopy. International J. of Food Science and Technology (submitted).


*Lauer, J., Banerjee, D., Shanks, D., Dai, H., Gong, Y.X., Prakash, O., Takemoto, D.J.  2010. NMR/Function Relationship of Peptide  Corresponding to the C1B1 region of PKCγ. Protein & Peptide Letters 17, 1-10.


*Sang, Y, Seib P., Herrera, A., Prakash, O., and Shi, Y. 2010.  Effects of Alkaline Treatment on Structure of Phosphorylated Wheat Starch and its Digestibility. Food Chemistry 118, 323-327.


*Shera, J.N., Takahashi, D., Herrera, A., Prakash, O., and Sun, X.  2010.  Morphology and Structural Properties of pH-Responsive Amphiphilic Peptides. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 10 (in press).


*Takahashi, D., Shukla, S.K., Prakash, O., Zhang, G. 2010.  Structural determinants of host defense peptides for antimicrobial activity and target cell selectivity. Biochimie (submitted).


*Zhang, G., Prakash, O. 2010.  NMR Insights into Structure-Activity Relationships of Fowlicidins, a Group of Novel Cathelicidins Host Defense Peptides, Chapter 10 in FUTURE DIRECTIONS OF NMR, edited by C. L. Khetrapal, Anil Kumar and  K. V. Ramanathan, published by Springer India (in press).



*Xiao, Y., Herrera, A., Soulages, J.L., Bommineni, Y., Prakash, O., and Zhang, G.  2009. The central kink region of an α-helical host defense peptide, is critically involved in bacterial killing and endotoxin neutralization. Journal of Innate Immunity, 1, 256-280.



*Dai, H., Rayaprolu, S., Gong, Y.X., Huang, R., Prakash, O., and Jiang, H. 2008. Solution structure, antibacterial activity, and expression profile of Manduca sexta moricine.  J. Pept. Science 14, 855-863.



*Bommineni, Y., Dai, H., Gong, Y., Soulages, J., Fernando, S.,  DeSilva, U., Prakash, O., and Zhang, G. 2007. Fowlicidine-3 is an α- helical host defense peptide with potent antibacterial and LPS- neutralizing activities. FEBS Journal 274, 418-428.


*Huang, R., Zhiqiang, L., Dai, H., VanderValde, D., Prakash, O., and Jiang, H. 2007. The solution structure of clip domains from Manduca sexta prophenoloxidase activating proteinase-2.  Biochemistry 46,11431-11439.


*Lin, D., Shanks, D., Prakash, O., Takemoto, D. J. 2007. Protein kinase Cγ mutations in the C1B domain cause caspase-3 apoptosis in lens epithelial cells through gap junctions. Experimental Eye Research 85, 113-122.


*Sang, Y., Prakash, O., Seib, P. A. 2007. Characterization of phosphorylated cross-linked resistant starch by 31P nuclear magnetic resonance (31P NMR) spectroscopy. Carbohydrate Polymers  67. 201-212.



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