Timothy Durrett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Complete Publications List

2000s | 2010s | Anticipated publications


Aulakh, K., Durrett, T.P. (2019) The Plastid Lipase PLIP1 Is Critical for Seed Viability in diacylglycerol acyltransferase1 Mutant Seed. Plant Physiology Aug;180(4):1962-1974. doi: 10.1104/pp.19.00600.

Sunil Bansal and Timothy P. Durrett (2016) Rapid Quantification of Low-Viscosity Acetyl-Triacylglycerols Using Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. Lipids 51:1093-1102 DOI: 10.1007/s11745-016-4179-0

Liu, J., Rice, A., McGlew, K., Shaw, V., Park, H., Clemente, T., Pollard, M., Ohlrogge, J., and Durrett, TP., (2015). “Metabolic engineering of oilseed crops top produce high levels of novel acetyl glyceride oils with reduced viscosity, freezing point and calorific value”. Plant Biotechnology Journal DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12325.

Liu, J., Tjellström, H., McGlew, K., Shaw, V., Rice, A., Simpson, J., Kosma, D., Ma, W., Yang, W., Strawsine, M., Cahoon, E., Durrett, TP., and Ohlrogge, J. (2015) “Field production, purification and analysis of high-oleic acetyl-triacylglycerols from transgenic Camelina sativa.” Industrial Crops and Products 65: 259-268.

Bao-Jian Ding, Per Hofvander, Hong-Lei Wang, Timothy P. Durrett, Sten Stymne, and Christer Löfstedt. (2014) A plant factory for moth pheromone production. Nature Communication 5:3353 doi:10.1038/ncomms4353

Sanjaya, Timothy P. Durrett, Sean E. Weise and Christoph Benning. (2011) Increasing the energy density of vegetative tissues by diverting carbon from starch to oil biosynthesis in transgenic Arabidopsis. Plant Biotechnology Journal 9:874-883.

Manuel Adrian Troncoso-Ponce, Aruna Kilaru, Xia Cao, Timothy P. Durrett, Jilian Fan, Jacob Jensen, Markus Pauly, Curtis Wilkerson and John Ohlrogge. (2011) Comparative deep transcriptional profiling of four developing oilseeds. The Plant Journal (in press).

Yonghua Beisson-Li, Basil Shorrosh, Mats Andersson, Vincent Arondel, Phillip Bates, Sébastien Baud, Fred Beisson, David Bird, Alan DeBono, Timothy Durrett, Rochus Franke, Ian Graham, Kenta Katayama, Amalie Kelly, Tony Larson, Jonathan Markham, Martine Miquel, Isabel Molina, Ikuo Nishida, Owen Rowland, Lacey Samuels, Kathy Schmid, Hajime Wada, Ruth Welti, Changcheng Xu, Remi Zallot and John Ohlrogge. (2010) Acyl Lipid Metabolism, in The Arabidopsis Book. (Review Article)

Timothy P. Durrett, Daniel D. McClosky, Ajay W. Tumaney, Dezi A. Elzinga, John B. Ohlrogge and Mike Pollard. (2010) A distinct DGAT with sn-3 acetyltransferase activity that synthesizes unusual, reduced-viscosity oils in Euonymus and transgenic seeds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 107:9464-9469.

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Philip D. Bates, Timothy P. Durrett, John B. Ohlrogge and Mike Pollard. (2009) Analysis of Acyl Fluxes through Multiple Pathways of Triacylglycerol Synthesis in Developing Soybean Embryos. Plant Physiology 150:55-72.

Timothy P. Durrett, Christoph Benning and John Ohlrogge. (2008) Plant triacylglycerols as feedstocks for the production of biofuels. The Plant Journal 54:593-607. (Review Article)

Timothy P. Durrett, Walter Gassmann, and Elizabeth E. Rogers. (2007) The FRD3-Mediated Efflux of Citrate into the Root Vasculature Is Necessary for Efficient Iron Translocation. Plant Physiology 144: 197-205.

Timothy P. Durrett, Erin L. Connolly and Elizabeth E. Rogers. (2006) Arabidopsis cpFtsY mutants exhibit pleiotropic defects including an inability to increase iron deficiency inducible root Fe(III) chelate reductase activity. The Plant Journal 47: 467-479.

Jae Hak Kim, Timothy P. Durrett, Robert L. Last and Georg Jander. (2004) Characterization of the Arabidopsis TU8 glucosinolate mutation, an allele of TERMINAL FLOWER 2. Plant Molecular Biology 54: 671-682.

Alison L. Van Eenennaam, Kim Lincoln, Timothy P. Durrett, Henry E. Valentin, Christine K. Shewmaker, Greg M. Thorne, Jian Jiang, Susan R. Baszis, Charlene K. Levering, Eric D. Aasen, Ming Hao, Joshua C. Stein, Susan R. Norris, and Robert L. Last. (2003) Engineering Vitamin E Content: From Arabidopsis Mutant to Soy Oil. The Plant Cell 15: 3007-3019.

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Anticipated publications

Timothy P Durrett, Jilian Fan, John Ohlrogge and Mike Pollard. Triacylglycerol Biosynthesis in Various Tissues of Developing Euonymus alatus Seeds. (In preparation)

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