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Scott R Baerson
Natural Products Utilization Research
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (662) 915-7965
Fax: (662) 915-1035
P O BOX 1157
OXFORD, MS, 38655-0000

Projects
Discovery and Development of Natural Product-based Weed Management Methods
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422013

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Priming of jasmonate-mediated anti-herbivore defense responses in rice by silicon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ye, M., Song, Y., Long, J., Zhu-Salzman, K., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Xie, J., Cai, K., Luo, S., Zeng, R. 2013. Priming of jasmonate-mediated anti-herbivore defense responses in rice by silicon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. pp.E3631-E3639.
Differential morphological, cytological and biochemical responses of two rice cultivars to coumarin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahmood, K., Khan, M.B., Song, Y., Ye, M., Long, J., Luo, S., Baerson, S.R., Zeng, R. 2013. Differential morphological, cytological and biochemical responses of two rice cultivars to coumarin. Allelopathy Journal. 31:281-296.
Sorghum allelopathy – from ecosystem to molecule - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weston, L.A., Alsaadawi, I.S., Baerson, S.R. 2013. Sorghum allelopathy – from ecosystem to molecule. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:142-153.
Phytochemicals for pest management: current advances and future opportunities - (Book / Chapter)
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Cantrell, C.L., Wedge, D.E., Meepagala, K.M., Pan, Z., Rimando, A.M., Schrader, K., Tabanca, N., Owens, D.K., Dayan, F.E. 2013. Phytochemicals for pest management: current advances and future opportunities. Recent Advances in Phytochemistry. 43:71-94.
A potential plant-derived antifungal acetylenic acid mediates its activity by interfering with fatty acid homeostasis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, T., Tripathi, S.K., Feng, Q., Lorenz, M.C., Wright, M.A., Jacob, M.R., Mask, M.M., Baerson, S.R., Li, X., Clark, A.M., Agarwal, A.K. 2012. A potential plant-derived antifungal acetylenic acid mediates its activity by interfering with fatty acid homeostasis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56(6):2894-2907.
Effects of simulated acid rain on the allelopathic potential of invasive weed Wedelia trilobata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., Rehman, S.U., Liang, X., Song, Y., Su, Y., Baerson, S.R., Zeng, R. 2012. Effects of simulated acid rain on the allelopathic potential of invasive weed Wedelia trilobata. Allelopathy Journal. 30: 23-32.
In planta production of the highly potent resveratrol analogue pterostilbene via stilbene synthase and O-methyltransferase co-expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Polashock, J.J., Mizuno, C.S., Dayan, F.E., Snook, M.E., Liu, C., Baerson, S.R. 2011. In planta production of the highly potent resveratrol analogue pterostilbene via stilbene synthase and O-methyltransferase co-expression. Plant Biotechnology. 10:269-283.
The marine sponge-derived polyketide endoperoxide plakortide F acid mediates its antifungal activity by interfering with calcium homeostasis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, T., Feng, Q., Jacob, M.R., Avula, B., Mask, M.M., Baerson, S.R., Tripathi, S.K., Mohammed, R., Hamann, M.T., Khan, I.A., Walker, L.A., Clark, A.M., Agarwal, A.K. 2011. The marine sponge-derived polyketide endoperoxide plakortide F acid mediates its antifungal activity by interfering with calcium homeostasis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 55(4):1611-1621.
Alkylresorcinol biosynthesis in plants: new insights from an ancient enzyme family - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baerson, S.R., Schroder, J., Cook, D., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Dayan, F.E., Noonan, B.P., Duke, S.O. 2010. Alkylresorcinol biosynthesis in plants: new insights from an ancient enzyme family. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 5(10):1-4.
Sorgoleone - (Review Article)
Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Baerson, S.R., Gimsing, A., Duke, S.O. 2010. Sorgoleone. Phytochemistry. 71:1032-1039.
Alkylresorcinol Synthases Expressed in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs Play an Essential Role in the Biosynthesis of the Allelopathic Benzoquinone Sorgoleone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, D., Rimando, A.M., Clemente, T.E., Schroder, J., Dayan, F.E., Nanayakkara, D., Pan, Z., Noonan, B.P., Fishbein, M., Abe, I., Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R. 2010. Alkylresorcinol Synthases Expressed in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs Play an Essential Role in the Biosynthesis of the Allelopathic Benzoquinone Sorgoleone. The Plant Cell. 22:867-887.
Genomics and Weeds: A Synthesis - (Book / Chapter)
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Gressel, J. 2009. Genomics and Weeds: A Synthesis. In: Weedy and Invasive Plant Genomics, C.N. Stewart, ed., Blackwell Publishing, Singapore. pp. 221-247.
Identification of Molecular Pathways Affected by Pterostilbene, a Natural Dimethylether Analog of Resveratrol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pan, Z., Agarwal, A., Xu, T., Feng, Q., Baerson, S.R., Duke, S.O., Rimando, A.M. 2008. Identification of Molecular Pathways Affected by Pterostilbene, a Natural Dimethylether Analog of Resveratrol. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 1(7):1-13.
Probing Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Root Hairs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z. 2008. Probing Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Root Hairs. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 3(9):667-670.
Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Effects on Plants - (Book / Chapter)
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Kagan, I., Sanchez-Moreiras, A., Reigosa, M.J., Pedrol, N., Schulz, M. Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Effects on Plants. In "Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry", eds. R.S. Zeng, A.U. Mallik, and S.M. Luo, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 157-167.
A Functional Genomics Investigation of Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baerson, S.R., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Nanayakkara, N., Liu, C., Schroder, J., Fishbein, M., Pan, Z., Kagan, I., Pratt, L.H., Cordonnier-Pratt, M., Duke, S.O. 2007. A Functional Genomics Investigation of Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283(6):3231-3247.
Biocontrol of Weeds with Allelopathy: Conventional and Transgenic Approaches - (Book / Chapter)
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Dayan, F.E., Belz, R.G. 2007. Biocontrol of Weeds with Allelopathy: Conventional and Transgenic Approaches. In Novel Biotechnologies for Biocontrol Agent Enhancement and Management, M. Vurro & J. Gressel, eds., Springer, The Netherlands. pp. 75-85.
Functional Characterization of Desaturases Involved in the Formation of the Terminal Double Bond of a Unique 16:3 Fatty Acid Isolated from Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pan, Z., Rimando, A.M., Baerson, S.R., Fishbein, M., Duke, S.O. 2007. Functional characterization of desaturases involved in the formation of the terminal double bond of a unique 16:3 fatty acid isolated from sorghum bicolor root hairs. Journal of Biological Chemistry. V. 282(7):4326-4335.
A Plethora of Polyketides: Structures, Biological Activities and Enzymes - (Book / Chapter)
Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M. 2007. A Plethora of Polyketides: Structures, Biological Activities and Enzymes. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. In Polyketides: Biosynthesis, Biological Activity and Genetic Engineering, A. Rimando and S. Baerson, eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. pp. 2-14.
Molecular and Biochemical Investigations of Sorgoleone Biosynthesis - (Book / Chapter)
Cook, D., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R. 2006. Molecular and Biochemical Investigations of Sorgoleone Biosynthesis. In Recent Advances in Phytochemistry: Integrative Plant Biochemistry. J.T. Romeo, ed. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 40:157-177.
Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of Novel Polyketide Synthases Likely To Be Involved in the Biosynthesis of Sorgoleone - (Book / Chapter)
Cook, D., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Nanayakkara, D., Pan, Z., Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R. 2007. Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of Novel Polyketide Synthases Likely To Be Involved in the Biosynthesis of Sorgoleone. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. 955:141-151.
The Use of Functional Genomics to Advance Allelopathic Science-Investigating Sorgoleone Biosynthesis As An Example - (Proceedings)
Baerson, S.R., Cook, D., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Duke, S.O. 2005. The use of functional genomics to advance allelopathic science-investigating sorgoleone biosynthesis as an example. HArper, J.D.I., An, M., Wu, H., Kent J.H., Eds. Charles Sturts University, Wagga Wagga, Australia. Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Allelopathy. p. 191-196.
Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Modes of Action and Defenses Against Allelochemicals - (Proceedings)
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Kagan, I., Sanchez-Moreiras, A., Reigosa, M.J., Pedrol-Bonjoch, N., Schulz, M. 2005. Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Modes of Action and Defenses Against Allelochemicals. Harper, J.D.I., An, M., Wu, H., Kent, J.H., Editors. Charles Sturts University, Wagga Wagga, Australia. Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Allelopathy. P. 107-113.
Manipulating the Lipid Resorcinol Pathway to Enhance Allelopathy in Rice - (Proceedings)
Dayan, F.E., Cook, D., Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M. 2005. Manipulating the lipid resorcinol pathway to enhance allelopathy in rice. Harper, J.D.I., An, M., Wu, H., Kent, J.H., Editors. Charles Sturts Unviersity, Wagga Wagga, Australia. Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Allelopathy. p. 175-181.
Saururus Cernuus Lignans - Potent Small Molecule Inhibitors of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hossain, C.F., Kim, Y., Baerson, S.R., Zhang, L., Bruick, R.K., Mohammed, K.A., Agarwal, A.K., Nagle, D.G., Zhou, Y. 2005. Saururus cernuus lignans - potent small molecule inhibitors of hypoxia-inducible factor-1. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 333(3):1026-1033.
Detoxification and Transcriptome Response in Arabidopsis Seedlings Exposed to the Allelochemical Benzoxazolin-2(3h)-One (Boa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baerson, S.R., Sanchez-Moreiras, A., Pedrol-Bonjoch, N., Schulz, M., Kagan, I., Agarwal, A.K., Reigosa, M.J., Duke, S.O. 2005. Detoxification and transcriptome response in arabidopsis seedlings exposed to the allelochemical benzoxazolin-2(3h)-one (boa). Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280(23): 21867-21881.
A Functional Genomics Approach for the Identification of Genes Involved in the Biosynthesis of the Allelochemical Sorgoleone - (Book / Chapter)
Baerson, S.R., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Cook, D., Nanyakkara, N., Duke, S.O. A functional genomics approach for the identification of genes involved in the biosynthesis of the allelochemical sorgoleone. Rimando, A.M., Duke, S.O., editors. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. Natural Products for Pest Management. 2006. p. 265-277.
Global Gene Expression Approaches to Mode-of-Action Studies with Natural Product-Based Pesticides - (Book / Chapter)
Kagan, I., Michel, A., Scheffler, B.E., Prause, A., Baerson, S.R., Duke, S.O. Global gene expression approaches to mode-of-action studies with natural product-based pesticides. Rimando, A.M., Duke, S.O., editors. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. Natural Products for Pest Management. 2006. pp. 255-264.
New Herbicide Target Sites From Natural Compounds - (Book / Chapter)
Duke, S.O., Dayan, F.E., Kagan, I., Baerson, S.R. 2005. New Herbicide Target Sites From Natural Compounds. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. 892:151-160.
The Potential for Advances in Crop Allelopathy - (Review Article)
Duke, S.O., Belz, R.G., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Cook, D., Dayan, F.E. 2005. The potential for advances in crop allelopathy. Outlooks on Pest Management. 16:64-68.
Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1 Activation by (-) Epicatechin Gallate: Potential Adverse Effects of Cancer Chemoprevention with High-Dose Green Tea Extract - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, Y., Kim, Y., Li, X., Baerson, S.R., Agarwal, A.K., Hodges, T.W., Ferreira, D., Nagle, D.G. 2004. Hypoxia-inducible factor-1 activation by (-)- epicatechin gallate: potential adverse effects of cancer chemoprevention with high-dose green tea extract. Journal of Natural Products. 67:2063-2069.
Genome-Wide Expression Profiling of the Response to Polyene, Pyrimidine, Azole, and Echinocandin Antifungal Agents in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agarwal, A.K., Baerson, S.R., Rogers, P., Jacob, M.R., Barker, K.S., Cleary, J.D., Walker, L.A., Nagle, D.G., Clark, A.M. 2003. Genome-wide expression profiling of the response to polyene, pyrimidine, azole, and echinocandin antifungal agents in saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278:34998-35015.
Ethylmethanesulfonate Saturation Mutagenesis in Arabidopsis to Determine Frequency of Herbicide Resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jander, G., Baerson, S.R., Hudak, J.A., Gonzalez, K.A., Gruys, K.J., Last, R.L. 2003. Ethylmethanesulfonate Saturation Mutagenesis in Arabidopsis to Determine Frequency of Herbicide Resistance. Plant Physiology. 131:139-146.
ARS Research on Natural Products for Pest Management - (Review Article)
DUKE, S.O., BAERSON, S.R., DAYAN, F.E., RIMANDO, A.M., SCHEFFLER, B.E., TELLEZ, M.R., WEDGE, D.E., AKEY, D.H., ARTHUR, F.H., DE LUCCA II, A.J. ARS RESEARCH ON NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR PEST MANAGEMENT. PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. 2003. V.59:708-717.
Strategies for the Use of Natural Products for Weed Management - (Literature Review)
DUKE, S.O., RIMANDO, A.M., BAERSON, S.R., SCHEFFLER, B.E., OTA, E., BELZ, R.G. STRATEGIES FOR THE USE OF NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR WEED MANAGEMENT. JOURNAL OF PESTICIDE SCIENCE. 2002. V.27:298-306.
Glyphosate - (Book / Chapter)
DUKE, S.O., BAERSON, S.R., RIMANDO, A.M. HERBICIDES: GLYPHOSATE. AVAILABLE FROM: HTTP://WWW.MRW.INTERSCIENCE.WILEY.COM/EOA/ARTICLES/AGR119/FRAME.HTML. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AGROCHEMICALS [2003].
Natural Phytotoxins with Potential for Development for Weed Management (Dan Hess Memorial Lecture) - (Book / Chapter)
DUKE, S.O., DAYAN, F.E., BAERSON, S.R., ROMAGNI, J.G., AGARWAL, A., OLIVA, A. NATURAL PHYTOTOXINS WITH POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPMENT FOR WEED MANAGEMENT (DAN HESS MEMORIAL LECTURE). International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. 2003. "Chemistry of Crop Protection". PP.143-154.
Investigating the Mechanism of Glyphosate Resistance in Rigid Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baerson, S.R., Rodriquez, D.J., Biest, N.A., Tran, M., You, J., Kreuger, R.W., Dill, G.M., Pratley, J.E., Gruys, K.J. 2002. Investigating the Mechanism of Glyphosate Resistance in Rigid Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum). Weed Science. 50:721-730.
Glyphosate-Resistant Goosegrass. Identification of a Mutation in the Target Enzyme 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate Synthase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baerson, S.R., Rodriquez, D.J., Tran, M., Feng, Y., Biest, N.A., Dill, G.M. 2002. Glyphosate-Resistant Goosegrass. Identification of a Mutation in the Target Enzyme 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate Synthase. Plant Physiology. 129:1265-1275.
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