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Eric A Schmelz
Chemistry Research Unit
Plant Physiologist

Phone: (352) 374-5858
Fax: (352) 374-5707
1600-1700 SW 23RD DRIVE
GAINESVILLE, FL, 32608

Projects
METABOLOMICS: IDENTIFICATION OF INDUCIBLE BIOACTIVE METABOLITES IN PLANTS WITH JAPAN
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 422680
METABOLOMICS: IDENTIFICATION OF INDUCIBLE BIOACTIVE METABOLITES IN PLANTS
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422420

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Isolation and structural elucidation of acidic terpenoid phytoalexins in maize and their interactions with Aspergillus flavus - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jul-14)
Influence of brown stink bug feeding, planting date and sampling time on common smut infection of maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jun-14)
Elucidating induced plant defenses: the use of targeted metabolomics as a bridge from elicitation to response - (Abstract Only) - (23-May-14)
The novel maize 9-lipoxygenase, ZmLOX12, is required to mount an effective defense against Fusarium verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-May-14)
Effects of elevated CO2 on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Dafoe, N.J., Christensen, S.A., Sims, J.W., Martins, V.F., Swerbilow, J.C., Romero, M.I., Alborn, H.T., Allen Jr, L.H., Teal, P.E. 2014. Effects of elevated CO2 on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides. Plant Cell and Environment. doi: 10.1111/pce.12337.
Fall armyworm and corn earworm resistance in the breeding crosses of maize inbreds with high levels of phytoalexins - (Abstract Only) - (28-Feb-14)
Biosynthesis, regulation and roles of monocot terpenoid phytoalexins - (Review Article) - (17-Jan-14)
Head-group acylation of monogalactosyldiacylglycerol is a common stress response, but the acyl-galactose acyl composition varies with the plant species and applied stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vu, H.S., Roth, M.R., Tamura, P., Samarakoon, T., Shiva, S., Honey, S., Lowe, K., Schmelz, E.A., Williams, T.D., Welti, R. 2014. Head-group acylation of monogalactosyldiacylglycerol is a common stress response, but the acyl-galactose acyl composition varies with the plant species and applied stress. Physiologia Plantarum. 150:517-528.
A 13-Lipoxygenase, Tomloxc, Is Essential for Synthesis of Five Carbon Flavor Volatiles in Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shen, J., Tieman, D., Jones, J.B., Taylor, M.G., Schmelz, E.A., Huffaker, A., Bies, D., Chen, K., Klee, H.J. 2014. A 13-lipoxygenase, TomloxC, is essential for synthesis of five carbon flavor volatiles in tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany. 65(2):419-428.
Seed treatment with live or dead Fusarium verticillioides equivalently reduces the severity of subsequent stalk rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, V.F., Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Christensen, S.A., Sims, J.W., Benda, N.D., Swerbilow, J.C., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2013. Seed treatment with live or dead Fusarium verticillioides equivalently reduces the severity of subsequent stalk rot. Journal of Phytopathology. 1-4.
European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) induced defenses in maize enhance susceptibility in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dafoe, N.J., Thomas, J.D., Shirk, P.D., Legaspi, M.E., Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2013. European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) induced defenses in maize enhance susceptibility in maize. PLoS One. 8(9):1-18.
Maize pathogens suppress inducible phytoalexin production to thwart innate plant immunity - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jul-13)
Isolation and identificaton of novel terpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jul-13)
Maize kauralexins: insights into structure, function, and biosynthesis - (Abstract Only) - (05-Jun-13)
An amino acid substitution inhibits specialist herbivore production of a competitive antagonist effector and recovers insect-induced plant defenses - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-13)
Plant elicitor peptides are conserved signals regulating direct and indirect anti-herbivore defense - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-13)
Plant elicitor peptides are conserved signals regulating direct and indirect anti-herbivore defense - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huffaker, A., Pearce, G., Veyrat, N., Erb, M., Turlings, T.C., Sartor, R., Shen, Z., Briggs, S.P., Vaughan, M.M., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2013. Plant elicitor peptides are conserved signals regulating direct and indirect anti-herbivore defense. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110(14):5707-5712.
An amino acid substitution inhibits specialist herbivore production of an antagonist effector and recovers insect-induced plant defenses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Huffaker, A., Carroll, M.J., Alborn, H.T., Ali, J.G., Teal, P.E. 2012. An amino acid substitution inhibits specialist herbivore production of an antagonist effector and recovers insect-induced plant defenses . Plant Physiology. 160(3):1468-1478.
Plant responses to hidden herbivores: European corn borer (ECB; Ostrinia nubilalis) attack on maize induces both defense and susceptibility - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-12)
Role of AtPep6 as a signal in Arabidopsis plants - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-12)
Roles of plant elicitor peptides and their cognate PEPR receptors - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-12)
Physcomitrella patens activates reinforcement of the cell wall, programmed cell death and accumulation of evolutionary conserved defense signals...upon Botrytis cinerea infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ponce De Leon, I., Schmelz, E.A., Gaggero, C., Castro, A., Alvarez, A., Montesano, M. 2012. Physcomitrella patens activates reinforcement of the cell wall, programmed cell death and accumulation of evolutionary conserved defense signals...upon Botrytis cinerea infection. Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1111/J.1364-3703.2012.00806.X.
Deciphering maize genetics and ecology to reduce insect damage and aflatoxin accumulation - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-12)
Evaluation of spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin level in the pre-harvest corn fields to improve management tactics - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Mar-12)
Homologous RXLR effectors from Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis and Phytophthora sojae suppress immunity in distantly related plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.G., Casady, M.S., Fee, R.A., Vaughan, M.M., Deb, D., Fedkenheuer, K., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Tyler, B.M., Mcdowell, J.M. 2012. Homologous RXLR effectors from Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis and Phytophthora sojae suppress immunity in distantly related plants. Plant Journal. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.05079.x.
Maize terpene volatiles serve as precursors to an array of defensive phytoalexins following insect and pathogen attack - (Abstract Only) - (14-Feb-12)
Maize terpene volatiles serve as precursors to an array of defensive phytoalexins following insect and pathogen attack - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-12)
Effects of global climate change on maize volatile production - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-12)
Endogenous signals regulating herbivore-associated volatile emissions - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-12)
Synthesis of the Caeliferins, elicitors of plant immune responses: accessing Lipophilic natural products via cross metathesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Doherty, I., Yim, J.J., Schmelz, E.A., Schroeder, F.C. 2011. Synthesis of the Caeliferins, elicitors of plant immune responses: accessing Lipophilic natural products via cross metathesis. Organic Letters. 13(21):5900-5903.
Kauralexins: newly discovered ent-kaurane-related diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-11)
Maize defense response against the european corn borer (Ostrinia nubilaslis): a losing battle? - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-11)
Rapidly induced chemical defenses in maize stems and their effects on short-term growth of Ostrinia nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dafoe, N.J., Huffaker, A., Vaughan, M.M., Duehl, A.J., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Rapidly induced chemical defenses in maize stems and their effects on short-term growth of Ostrinia nubilalis. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37:984-991.
Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G., Guo, B., Krakowsky, M.D., Lee, R., Cottrell, T.E., Scully, B.T., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn. Toxins. 3(7):920-931.
Identification of genes in the phenylalanine metabolic pathway by ectopic expression of a MYB transcription factor in tomato fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Din, V., Tieman, D.M., Tohge, T., Mcquinn, R.P., De Vos, R.C., Osorio, S., Schmelz, E.A., Taylor, M.G., Smits-Kroon, M.T., Schuurink, R.C., Haring, M.A., Giovannoni, J.J., Fernie, A.R., Klee, H.J. 2011. Identification of genes in the phenylalanine metabolic pathway by ectopic expression of a MYB transcription factor in tomato fruit. The Plant Cell. 23:2738-2753.
Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huffaker, A., Kaplan, F., Vaughan, M.M., Dafoe, N.J., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize. Plant Physiology. 156:2082-2097.
Drought stress suppresses phytoalexin production against Fusarium verticilliodes - (Abstract Only) - (07-Jun-11)
Maize Kauralexins: inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins protect against fungal pathogens - (Abstract Only) - (23-Feb-11)
The endogenous peptide signal, ZmPep1, regulates maize innate immunity and enhances disease resistance - (Abstract Only) - (23-Feb-11)
Soldier caste influences on candidate primer pheromone levels and juvenile hormone-dependent caste differentiation in workers of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Schmelz, E.A., Scharf, M.E. 2011. Soldier caste influences on candidate primer pheromone levels and juvenile hormone-dependent caste differentiation in workers of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes. Journal of Insect Physiology. 57:771–777.
Soldier caste influences on candidate primer pheromone levels and juvenile hormone-dependent caste differentiation in workers of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Schmelz, E.A., Scharf, M.E. 2011. Soldier caste influences on candidate primer pheromone levels and juvenile hormone-dependent caste differentiation in workers of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes. Journal of Insect Physiology. 57:771-777.
Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Kaplan, F., Huffaker, A., Dafoe, N.J., Vaughan, M.M., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2011. Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(13):5455-5460.
ZmPep1, an ortholog of Arabidopsis elicitor Peptide 1, regulates maize innate immunity and enhances disease resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huffaker, A., Dafoe, N.J., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. ZmPep1, an ortholog of Arabidopsis elicitor Peptide 1, regulates maize innate immunity and enhances disease resistance. Plant Physiology. 155(30):1325-1338.
Induced defenses in maize following attack by the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) - (Abstract Only) - (12-May-10)
Peptide regulation of Maize defense reponses - (Abstract Only) - (12-May-10)
Proteins induced in corn (Zea mays) in response to the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) - (Abstract Only) - (03-May-10)
Sugar levels regulate tryptophan-dependent auxin biosynthesis in developing maize kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leclere, S.L., Schmelz, E.A., Chourey, P.S. 2010. Sugar levels regulate tryptophan-dependent auxin biosynthesis in developing maize kernels. Plant Physiology. 153: 306-318.
Functional analysis of a tomato salicylic acid methyl transferase and its role in synthesis of the flavor volatile methyl salicylate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tieman, D., Zeigler, M., Schmelz, E.A., Taylor, M.G., Rushing, S., Jones, J.B., Klee, H.J. 2010. Functional analysis of a tomato salicylic acid methyl transferase and its role in synthesis of the flavor volatile methyl salicylate. Plant Journal. 62:133-123.
Pythium infection activates conserved plant defense responses in mosses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, J.P., Castro, A., Gaggero, C., Cascon, T., Schmelz, E.A., Castresana, C., Leon, I.P. 2009. Pythium infection activates conserved plant defense responses in mosses. New Phytologist. 230: 569-579.
Effects of soldier-derived terpenes on soldier caste differentiation in the termite Reticulitermes flavipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Schmelz, E.A., Rocca, J.R., Scharf, M.E. 2009. Effects of soldier-derived terpenes on soldier caste differentiation in the termite Reticulitermes flavipes. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 35: 256-264.
A rapid biosensor-based method for quantification of free and glucose-conjugated salicylic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Defraia, C.T., Schmelz, E.A., Mou, Z. 2008. A rapid biosensor-based method for quantification of free and glucose-conjugated salicylic acid. Plant Methods. Available: http://www.plantmethods.com/content/4/1/28.
Phytohormone-based activity mapping of insect herbivore-produced elicitors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Engelberth, J., Alborn, H.T., Tumlinson, J.H., Teal, P.E. 2009. Phytohormone-based activity mapping of insect herbivore-produced elicitors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(2):653-657.
tasselseed1 is a lipoxygenase affecting jasmonic acid signaling in sex determination of maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta, I.F., Laparra, H., Romero, S.P., Schmelz, E.A., Hamberg, M., Mottinger, J.P., Moreno, M.A., Dellaporta, S.L. 2009. tasselseed1 is a lipoxygenase affecting jasmonic acid signaling in sex determination of maize. Science. 323:262-265.
Cotton Plant, Gossypium hirsutum L., defense in response to nitrogen fertilization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Schmelz, E.A., Wackers, F., Ruberson, J.R. 2008. Cotton Plant, Gossypium hirsutum L., defense in response to nitrogen fertilization. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34:1553-1564.
XopD SUMO protease affects host transcription, promotes pathogen growth, and delays symptom development in Xanthomonas-infected tomato leaves. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J., Taylor, K.W., Hotson, A., Keegan, M., Schmelz, E.A., Mudgett, M. 2008. XopD SUMO protease affects host transcription, promotes pathogen growth, and delays symptom development in Xanthomonas-infected tomato leaves. The Plant Cell. www.plantcell.org/cgi/doi/10.1105/tpc.108.058529
The attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda neonates to cowpea seedlings is mediated by volatiles induced by conspecific herbivory and the elicitor inceptin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carroll, M.J., Schmelz, E.A., Teal, P.E. 2008. The attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda neonates to cowpea seedlings is mediated by volatiles induced by conspecific herbivory and the elicitor inceptin. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34:291-300.
Tissue-specific PhBPBT expression is differentially regulated in response to endogenous ethylene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dexter, R.J., Verdonk, J.C., Underwood, B.A., Shibuya, K., Schmelz, E.A., Clark, D.G. 2008. Tissue-specific PhBPBT expression is differentially regulated in response to endogenous ethylene. Journal of Experimental Botany. 59(3): 609-618.
The Arabidopsis MAP kinase kinase 7: A crosstalk point between Auxin signaling and defense responses? - (Research Technical Update)
Zhang, X., Xiong, Y., Defraia, C., Schmelz, E.A., Mou, Z. 2008. The Arabidopsis MAP kinase kinase 7: A crosstalk point between Auxin signaling and defense responses? Plant Signaling and Behavior 3(4):1-3.
Arthropod-associated plant effectors (AAPEs):elicitors and suppressors of crop defense - (Book / Chapter)
Alborn, H.T., Schmelz, E.A. 2008. Arthropod-associated plant effectors (AAPEs):elicitors and suppressors of crop defense. In:Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. New York, NY: Springer. p. 299-303.
Cell wall invertase-deficient miniaturel kernels have altered phytohormone levels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leclere, S.L., Schmelz, E.A., Chourey, P.S. 2008. Cell wall invertase-deficient miniaturel kernels have altered phytohormone levels. Phytochemistry. 69:692-699.
Disulfooxy fatty acids from the American bird grasshopper Schistocerca americana, elicitors of plant volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alborn, H.T., Hansen, T.H., Jones, T.H., Bennett, D.C., Tumlinson, J.H., Schmelz, E.A., Teal, P.E. 2007. Disulfooxy fatty acids from the American bird grasshopper Schistocerca americana, elicitors of plant volatiles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104(32):12976-12981.
ABA is an essential signal for plant resistance to pathogens affecting JA biosynthesis and the activation of plant defenses in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adie, B., Perez-Perez, J.P., Perez-Perez, M.M., Godoy, M., Sanchez-Serrano, J., Schmelz, E.A., Solano, R. 2007. Aba is an essential signal for plant resistance to pathogens affecting ja biosynthesis and the activation of plant defenses in arabidopsis. The Plant Cell. 19:1665-1681.
Salicylate and catechol levels are maintained in nahG transgenic poplar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morse, A.M., Tschaplinski, T.J., Dervinis, C., Pijut, P., Schmelz, E.A., Day, W., Davis, J.M. 2007. Salicylate and catechol levels are maintained in nahG transgenic poplar. Phytochemistry. 68:2043-2052.
Cowpea chloroplastic ATP synthase is the source of multiple plant defense elicitors during insect herbivory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Leclere, S.L., Carroll, M.J., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2007. Cowpea chloroplastic ATP synthase is the source of multiple plant defense elicitors during insect herbivory. Plant Physiology. 144(2):793-805.
Phenolic compounds accumulate specifically in maternally-derived tissues of developing maize kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leclere, S.L., Schmelz, E.A., Chourey, P.S. 2007. Phenolic compounds accumulate specifically in maternally-derived tissues of developing maize kernels. Cereal Chemistry. 84(4):350-356.
Attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larve to volatiles from herbivore-damaged maize seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carroll, M.J., Schmelz, E.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Teal, P.E. 2006. Attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae to volatiles from herbivore-damaged maize seedlings. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:1911-1924.
Fragments of Atp Synthase Mediate Plant Perception of Insect Attack. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Carroll, M.J., LeClere, S.L., Phipps, S.M., Meredith, J.A., Chourey, P.S., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2006. Fragments of ATP synthase mediate plant perception of insect attack. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103(23):8894-8899.
Identification of Loci Affecting Flavor Volaltile Emissions in Tomato Fruits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tieman, D., Zeigler, M., Schmelz, E.A., Taylor, M., Bliss, P., Kirst, M., Klee, H. 2006. Identification of loci affecting flavor volaltile emissions in tomato fruits. Journal of Experimental Botany. 57(4):887-896.
The Maize Viviparous10/viviparous13 Locus Encodes the Cnx1 Gene Required for Molybdenum Cofactor Biosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Porch, T.G., Tseung, C., Schmelz, E.A., Settles, M. 2006. The maize Viviparous 10/Viviparous 13 locus encodes the Cnx1 gene required for molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis. The Plant Journal. 45(2):250-263.
The Maize Viviparous15 Locus Encodes the Molybdopterin Synthase Small Subunit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suzuki, M., Settles, M.A., Tseung, C., Li, Q., Latshaw, S., Wu, S., Porch, T., Schmelz, E.A., James, M.G., McCarty, D.R. 2006. The Maize viviparous 15 locus encodes the molybdopterin synthase small subunit. The Plant Journal 44(2):264-274.
Systemic Acquired Tolerance to Virulent Bacterial Pathogens in Tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, A., Schmelz, E.A., O'Donnell, P.J., Jones, J.B., Klee, H.J. 2005. Systemic acquired tolerance to virulent bacterial pathogens in tomato. Plant Physiology. 138:1481-1490.
Ethylene-Regulated Floral Volatile Synthesis in Petunia Corollas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Underwood, B.A., Tieman, D.M., Shibuya, K., Dexter, R.J., Loucas, H.M., Simkin, A.J., Sims, C.A., Schmelz, E.A., Klee, H.J., Clark, D.G. 2005. Ethylene-regulated floral volatile synthesis in petunia corollas. Plant Physiology. 138:255-266.
The Maize Viviparous13 Locus Encodes the Cnx1 Gene Required for Molybdenum Cofactor Biosynthesis - (Abstract Only)
Porch, T.G., Tseung, C., Schmelz, E.A., Settles, M. 2005. The maize viviparous13 locus encodes the cnx1 gene required for molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis [abstract]. Plant Cell Signaling Conference.
Coronatine and Salicylic Acid: the Battle Between Arabidopsis and Pseudomonas for Phytohormone Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, A., Schmelz, E.A., Jeffrey, J.B., Klee, H.J. 2005. Coronatine and salicylic acid: the battle between arabidopsis and pseudomonas for phytohormone control. Molecular Plant Pathology. 6(1):79-83.
Phytohormones Mediate Volatile Emission During the Interaction of Compatible and Incompatible Pathogens: the Role of Ethylene in Pseudomonas Syringae Infected Tobacco - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, J., Schmelz, E.A., Alborn, H., Engelberth, J., and Tumlinson, J.H. 2005. Phytohormones mediate volatile emissions during the interaction of compatible and incompatible pathogens: The role of ethylene in Pseudomonas syringae infected tobacco. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(3):439-459.
Circadian Regulation of the Phccd1 Carotenoid Cleavage Dioxygenase Controls Emission of Beta-Ionone, a Fragrance Volatile of Petunia Flowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simkin, A.J., Underwood, B.A., Auldridge, M., Loucas, H.M., Shibuya, K., Schmelz, E.A., Clark, D.G., Klee, H.J. 2004. Circadian regulation of the phccd1 carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase controls emission of beta-ionone, a fragrance volatile of petunia flowers. Journal of Plant Physiology. 136:3504-3514.
The Use of Vapor Phase Extraction in Metabolic Profiling of Phytohormones and Other Metabolities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Engelberth, J., Tumlinson, J.H., Block, A., Alborn, H.T. 2004. The use of vapor phase extraction in metabolic profiling of phytohormones and other metabolities. Plant Journal. 39(5):790-808.
Airborne Signals Prime Plants Against Insect Herbivore Attack - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Engelberth, J., Alborn, H.T., Schmelz, E.A., Tumlinson, J.H. 2004. Airborne signals prime plants against insect herbivore attack. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101(6):1781-1785.
Multiple Hormones Act Sequentially to Mediate a Susceptible Tomato Pathogen Defense Response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Donnell, P.J., Schmelz, E.A., Block, A., Miersch, O., Wasternack, C., Jones, J.B., Klee, H.J. 2003. Multiple hormones act sequentially to mediate a susceptible tomato pathogen defense response. Plant Physiology. 133:1-9.
Simultaneous Analysis of Phytohormones, Phytotoxins and Volatile Organic Compounds in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Engelberth, J.E., Alborn, H.T., O'Donnell, P., Sammons, M., Toshima, H., Tumlinson III, J.H. 2003. Simultaneous analysis of phytohormones, phytotoxins and volatile organic compounds in plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 100(18):10552-10557
Nitrogen Deficiency Increases Volicitin-Induced Volatile Emission by Altering Ethylene Sensitivity and the Kinetics of Ja Accumulation in Zea Mays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Alborn, H.T., Tumlinson III, J.H. 2003. Nitrogen deficiency increases volicitin-induced volatile emission, Jasmonic Acid accumulation, and sensitivity in maize. Plant Physiology. 133:295-306.
Differential Volatile Emissions and Salicylic Acid Levels from Tobacco Plants in Response to Different Strains of Pseudomonas Syringae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, J., Cardoza, Y.J., Schmelz, E.A., Raina, R., Engelberth, J.E., Tumlinson III, J.H. 2003. Differential volatile emissions and salicylic acid levels from tobacco plants in response to different strains of pseudomonas syringae. Planta. 217:767-775.
New Journal and Title: Synergistic Interactions Between Volicitin, Jasmonic Acid and Ethylene Mediate Insect-Induced Volatile Emission in "zea MAYS." - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SCHMELZ, E.A., ALBORN, H.T., TUMLINSON III, J.H. SYNERGISTIC INTERACTIONS BETWEEN VOLICITIN, JASMONIC ACID AND ETHYLENE MEDIATE INSECT-INDUCED VOLATILE EMISSION IN "ZEA MAYS." PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM. 117:403-412. 2003.
Susceptible to Intolerance -- a Range of Hormonal Actions in a Susceptible Arabidopsis Pathogen Response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Donnell, P.J., Schmelz, E.A., Moussatche, P., Lund, S.T., Jones, J.B., Klee, H.J. 2003. Susceptible to intolerance -- a range of hormonal actions in a susceptible arabidopsis pathogen response. The Plant Journal. 33:245-257.
Simultaneous Quantification of Jasmonic Acid and Salicylic Acid in Plants by Vapor Phase Extraction and Gas Chromatography-Chemical Ionization-Mass Spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Engelberth, J.E., Schmelz, E.A., Alborn, H.T., Cardoza, Y.J., Huang, J., Engelbert, J.E., Schmelz, E.A., Alborn, H.T., Cardoza, Y.J., Huang, J., and Tumlinson III, J.H. 2003. Simultaneous quantification of jasmonic acid and salicylic acid in plants by vapor phase extraction and gas chromatography-chemical ionization-mass spectrometry. 313:212-250. Analytical Biochemistry.
Fungus-Induced Biochemical Changes in Peanut Plants and Their Effect on Development of Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera Exigua Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cardoza, Y.J., Lait, C.G., Schmelz, E.A., Huang, J., Tumlinson III, J.H. 2003. Fungus-induced biochemical changes in peanut plants and their effect on development of beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae. 32(1):221-228. (lepidoptera: noctuidae), larvae. Environmental Entomology.
Interactions Between Spinacia Oleracea and Bradysia Impatiens: a Role for Phytoecdysteroids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Grebenok, R.J., Ohnmeiss, T.E., Bowers, W.S. 2002. Interactions between spinacia oleracea and bradysia impatiens: a role for phytoecdysteroids. Arch. Insect Biochem. 51:204-221.
Quantitative relationships between induced jasmonic acid levels and volatile emission in zea mays during spodoptera exigua herbivory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Alborn, H.T., Banchio, E., Tumlinson Iii, J.H. 2002. Quantitative relationships between induced jasmonic acid levels and volatile emission in zea mays during spodoptera exigua herbivory. Planta. 216:665-673.
The influence of intact-plant and excised-leaf bioassay designs on volicitin- and jasmonic acid-induced sesquiterpene volatile release in zea mays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Alborn, H.T., Tumlinson Iii, J.H. 2001. The influence of intact-plant and excised-leaf bioassay designs on volicitin- and jasmonic acid-induced sesquiterpene volatile release in zea mays. Planta. 214:171-179.
An herbivore elicitor activates the gene for indole emission in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frey, M., Stettner, C., Pare, P.W., Schmelz, E.A., Tumlinson Iii, J.H., Gierl, A. 2000. An herbivore elicitor activates the gene for indole emission in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 97(26):14801-14806.
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