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Agricultural Research Service

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Paul A Nakata
Plains Area
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (713) 798-7013
Fax: (713) 798-7098
Room 11080
USDA, ARS, CHILDREN`S NUTRITION RES. CENTER
1100 BATES ST.
HOUSTON, TX, 77030-2600

Projects
Nutritional Metabolism in Mothers, Infants, and Children
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426342
Food and Agriculture-Based Challenges to Ensure Nutrient Adequacy and Well-Being in Humans
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426607

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Contrasting calcium localization and speciation in leaves of Medicago trunculata mutant COD5 analyzed via synchrotron X-ray techniques - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Sep-13)
Genetically modified Medicago truncatula lacking calcium oxalate has increased calcium bioavailability and partially rescues vitamin D receptor knockout mice phenotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Jan-13)
Oxalate catabolism in Arabidopsis - (Abstract Only) - (14-May-12)
Engineering calcium oxalate crystal formation in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A. 2012. Engineering calcium oxalate crystal formation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiology. 53(7):1275-1282.
A set of GFP organelle marker lines for intracellular localization studies in Medicago truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, B., Nakata, P.A. 2012. A set of GFP organelle marker lines for intracellular localization studies in Medicago truncatula. Plant Science. 188-189:19-24.
A previously unknown oxalyl-CoA synthetase is important for oxalate catabolism in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foster, J., Kim, H.U., Nakata, P.A., Browse, J. 2012. A previously unknown oxalyl-CoA synthetase is important for oxalate catabolism in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell. 24(3):1217-1229.
Influence of calcium oxalate crystal accumulation on the calcium content of seeds from Medicago truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A. 2012. Influence of calcium oxalate crystal accumulation on the calcium content of seeds from Medicago truncatula. Plant Science. 185-186:246-249.
The oxalic acid biosynthetic activity of Burkholderia mallei is encoded by a single locus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A. 2011. The oxalic acid biosynthetic activity of Burkholderia mallei is encoded by a single locus. Microbiological Research. 166(7):531-538.
Characterization of Medicago truncatula reduced calcium oxalate crystal mutant alleles - (Abstract Only) - (25-May-10)
Oxalic acid biosynthesis is encoded by an operon in Burkholderia glumae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A., He, C. 2010. Oxalic acid biosynthesis is encoded by an operon in Burkholderia glumae. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 304:177-182.
Physical characteristics of calcium oxalate crystals as determinants in structural defense against chewing insects in Medicago truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Oct-09)
Structural and chemical insect defenses in calcium oxalate defective mutants of Medicago truncatula - (Abstract Only)
Korth, K., Park, S., Nakata, P.A., Nagarajan, R., McGehee, R. 2009. Structural and chemical insect defenses in calcium oxalate defective mutants of Medicago truncatula [abstract]. Proceedings, 9th Congress International Society for Plant Molecular Biology. October 25-30, 2009, St. Louis, Missouri. p. 187.
Physical characteristics of Medicago truncatula calcium oxalate crystals determine their effectiveness in insect defense - (Abstract Only)
Korth, K.L., Park, S., Nakata, P.A., Nagarajan, R., McGehee, Jr., R.E. 2009. Physical characteristics of Medicago truncatula calciumoxalate crystals determine their effectiveness in insect defense [abstract]. Model Legume Congress, July 12-16, 2009, Pacific Grove, California. p: 133.
Characterization of calcium oxalate defective (cod) 3 mutant from Medicago truncatula - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-09)
Characterization of calcium oxalate defective (cod) 6 mutant from Medicago truncatula Reprint Icon - (Proceedings) - (01-Sep-08)
Medicago truncatula-derived calcium oxalate crystals have a negative impact on chewing insect performance via their physical properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S., Doege, S.J., Nakata, P.A., Korth, K.L. 2009. Medicago truncatula-derived calcium oxalate crystals have a negative impact on chewing insect performance via their physical properties. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 131:208-215.
Increased calcium bioavailability in mice fed genetically engineered plants lacking calcium oxalate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, J., Nakata, P.A., McConn, M., Brock, A., Hirschi, K.D. 2007. Increased calcium bioavailability in mice fed genetically engineered plants lacking calcium oxalate. Plant Molecular Biology. 64(5):613-618.
Genetic evidence for differences in the pathways of druse and prismatic calcium oxalate crystal formation in Medicago truncatula - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M. 2007. Genetic evidence for differences in the pathways of druse and prismatic calcium oxalate crystal formation in Medicago truncatula [abstract]. Plant Biology. Abstract No. P19023.
Leaf calcium oxalate crystal structure and its role in defense against a chewing insect in Medicago truncatula Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Korth, K.L., Park, S., Nakata, P. 2007. Leaf calcium oxalate crystal structure and its role in defense against a chewing insect in Medicago truncatula [abstract]. Plant Biology. Abstract No. P14003.
Plants defective in calcium oxalate crystal formation have more bioavailable calcium - (Abstract Only)
Hirschi, K.D., Morris, J., Nakata, P.A., McConn, M., Brock, A. 2007. Plants defective in calcium oxalate crystal formation have more bioavailable calcium [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 21(5):A356.
Calcium oxalate content affects the nutritional availability of calcium from Medicago truncatula leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M.M. 2007. Calcium oxalate content affects the nutritional availability of calcium from Medicago truncatula leaves. Plant Science. 172(5):958-961.
Isolated Medicago Truncatula Mutants with Increased Calcium Oxalate Crystal Accumulation Have Decreased Ascorbic Acid Levels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M. 2007. Isolated medicago truncatula mutants with increased calcium oxalate crystal accumulation have decreased ascorbic acid levels. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 45:216-220.
Genetic evidence for differences in the pathways of druse and prismatic calcium oxalate crystal formation in Medicago truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M. 2007. Genetic evidence for differences in the pathways of druse and prismatic calcium oxalate crystal formation in Medicago truncatula. Functional Plant Biology. 34:332-338.
A Genetic Mutation That Reduces Calcium Oxalate Content Increases Calcium Availability in Medicago Truncatula - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A., Mc Conn, M. 2006. A genetic mutation that reduces calcium oxalate content increases calcium availability in medicago truncatula [abstract]. Plant Biology. p.303.
Expression of An Arabidopsis Ca2+/h+ Transporter Increases Bioavailable Ca2+ in Edible Carrot Roots - (Abstract Only)
Morris, J., Park, S., Kim, J., Nakata, P.A., Hirschi, K. 2006. Expression of an arabidopsis ca2+/h+ transporter increases bioavailable ca2+ in edible carrot roots [abstract]. Plant Biology. p. 161.
Expression of an "Arabidopsis" Ca(2+)/H(+) transporter increases bioavailable Ca(2+) in edible carrot roots - (Abstract Only)
Morris, J., Park, S., Kim, J., Nakata, P., Hirschi, K. 2006. Expression of an "Arabidopsis" Ca(2+)/H(+) transporter increases bioavailable Ca(2+) in edible carrot roots [abstract]. The Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologist, August 5-9, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. Session P12: Mineral Nutrition, Abstract #P12029, p. 161.
A Genetic Mutation That Reduces Calcium Oxalate Content Increases Calcium Availability in Medicago Truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M.M. 2006. A genetic mutation that reduces calcium oxalate content increases calcium availability in Medicago truncatula. Functional Plant Biology. 33:703-706.
Medicago truncatula mutants with an increase in mesophyll calcium oxalate accumulation - (Proceedings)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M. 2006. Medicago truncatula mutants with an increase in mesophyll calcium oxalate accumulation. International Symposium in Memory of Vincent R. Franceschi. Plant Cell: Structure-Function Relations. p. 63.
Developing strategies to improve the nutritional quality and production of plant foods through manipulation of calcium oxalate formation - (Proceedings)
Nakata, P.A. 2006. Developing strategies to improve the nutritional quality and production of plant foods through manipulation of calcium oxalate formation. International Symposium in Memory of Vincent R. Franceschi. Plant Cell: Structure-Function Relations. p. 17.
Medicago Truncatula Mutants Demonstrate the Role of Plant Calcium Oxalate Crystals As An Effective Defense Against Chewing Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Korth, K.L., Doege, S.J., Park S.H., Goggin, F.L., Wang, Q., Gomez, S.K., Liu, G., Jia, L., Nakata, P.A. 2006. Medicago truncatula mutants demonstrate the role of plant calcium oxalate crystals as an effective defense against chewing insects. Plant Physiology. 141(1):188-195.
Insights into Oxalate Biosynthesis: Developing Strategies to Improve the Nutritional Quality and Production of Plant Foods - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A. 2005. Insights into oxalate biosynthesis: Developing strategies to improve the nutritional quality and production of plant foods. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference, FASEB Summer Research Conference. p. 2.
The Role of Calcium Oxalate Crystals in Medicago Truncatula Defense Against Chewing Insects. - (Abstract Only)
Park, S., Wang, Q., Nakata, P.A., Korth, K. 2005. The role of calcium oxalate crystals in Medicago truncatula defense against chewing insects [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. p. 157.
Investigations into Calcium Oxalate Crystal Formation in Medicago Truncatula - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A., Mcconn, M.M. 2005. Investigations into calcium oxalate crystal formation in medicago truncatula[abstract]. 2005 Model Legume Congress. p. 20.
Isolation and Characterization of Medicago Truncatula Mutants with Increased Calcium Oxalate Accumulation - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M.M. 2005. Isolation and characterization of medicago truncatula mutants with increased calcium oxalate accumulation [abstract]. 2005 Model Legume Congress. Paper No. 20.
Insights into Oxalate Biosynthesis: Developing Strategies to Improve the Nutritional Quality and Production of Plant Foods - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A. 2005. Insights into oxalate biosynthesis: developing strategies to improve the nutritional quality and production of plant foods [abstract]. Calcium Oxalate in Biological Systems. FASEB Summer Research Conferences. Paper No. 2.
Calcium Availability in the Pads of the Prickly Pear Cactus - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A., Mcconn, M.M. 2004. Calcium availability in the pads of the prickly pear cactus [Abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Paper No. 198.
Oxalate Reduces Calcium Availability in the Pads of the Prickly Pear Cactus Through Formation of Calcium Oxalate Crystals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcconn, M.M., Nakata, P.A. 2004. Oxalate reduces calcium availability in the pads of the prickly pear cactus through formation of calcium oxalate crystals. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52(5): 1371-1374.
Endoplasmic Reticulum Sub-Compartments Are Involved in Calcium Sequestration Within Raphide Crystal Idioblasts of Pistia Stratiotes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
KOSTMAN, T.A., FRANCESCHI, V.R., NAKATA, P.A. ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM SUB-COMPARTMENTS ARE INVOLVED IN CALCIUM SEQUESTRATION WITHIN RAPHIDE CRYSTAL IDIOBLASTS OF PISTIA STRATIOTES. PLANT SCIENCE. 2003. v. 165. p.205-212.
Genetic Manipulation of Calcium Oxalate Crystal Formation in Medicago Truncatula - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A., McConn, M.M. Genetic manipulation of calcium oxalate crystal formation in medicago truncatula. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. 2003.
Calcium Oxalate Formation Is Not Essential for Growth of Medicago Truncatula - (Abstract Only)
Nakata, P.A., Mcconn, M.M. 2003. Calcium oxalate formation is not essential for growth of medicago truncatula [Abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Paper No. 76.
Calcium Oxalate Crystal Formation Is Not Essential for Growth of Medicago Truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
NAKATA, P.A., MCCONN, M.M. CALCIUM OXALATE CRYSTAL FORMATION IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR GROWTH OF MEDICAGO TRUNCATULA. PLANT SCIENCE. 2003. v. 164. p. 901-909.
Advances in Our Understanding of Calcium Oxalate Crystal Formation and Function in Plants - (Review Article)
NAKATA, P.A. ADVANCES IN OUR UNDERSTANDING OF CALCIUM OXALATE CRYSTAL FORMATION AND FUNCTION IN PLANTS. PLANT SCIENCE. 2003. v. 164. p. 901-909.
Calreticulin Is Enriched in the Crystal Idioblasts of Pistia Stratiotes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
NAKATA, P.A., KOSTMAN, T.A., FRANCESCHI, V.R. CALRETICULIN IS ENRICHED IN THE CRYSTAL IDIOBLASTS OF PISTIA STRATIOTES. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. 2003. v. 41. p. 425-430.
Influence of the Calcium Oxalate Defective 4 (Cod4) Mutation on the Growth, Oxalate Content, and Calcium Content of Medicago Truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
NAKATA, P.A., MCCONN, M.M. INFLUENCE OF THE CALCIUM OXALATE DEFECTIVE 4 (COD4) MUTATION ON THE GROWTH, OXALATE CONTENT, AND CALCIUM CONTENT OF MEDICAGO TRUNCATULA. PLANT SCIENCE. 2003. v. 164. p. 617-621.
Calcium Oxalate Crystal Morphology Mutants from Medicago Truncatula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McConn,M.M., Nakata,P.A. 2002. Calcium oxalate crystal morphology mutants from Medicago truncatula. Planta. 215(3):380-386.
Genetic Analysis of Calcium Oxalate Crystal Formation in Plants. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Aug-00)
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