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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Engineering Enzymatic Redirection of Natural Crop Oil Production to Industrial Oil Production Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Developmental regulation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase family gene expression in tung tree tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T., Chapital, D.C., Mason, C.B., Scheffler, B.E. 2013. Developmental regulation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase family gene expression in tung tree tissues. PLoS ONE 8(10):e76946. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076946.
Quantitative PCR for glucose transporter and tristetraprolin family gene expression in cultured mouse adipocytes and macrophages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Cao, Fangping, Roussel, A-M., Anderson, R.A. 2013. Quantitative PCR for glucose transporter and tristetraprolin family gene expression in cultured mouse adipocytes and macrophages. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animal. 49:759–770.
Characterization of reference gene expression in tung tree (Vernicia fordii) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Cao, F., Klasson, K.T. 2013. Characterization of reference gene expression in tung tree (Vernicia fordii). Industrial Crops and Products. 60:248-255.
Mutant tristetraprolin: a potent inhibitor of malignant glioma cell growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suswam, E.A., Shacka, J.J., Walker, K., Lu, L., Li, X., Si, Y., Zhang, X., Zheng, L., Nabors, L.B., Cao, H., King, P.H. 2013. Mutant tristetraprolin: a potent inhibitor of malignant glioma cell growth. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 113(2):195-205.
Molecular properties of the class III subfamily of acyl-coenyzme A binding proteins from tung tree (Vernicia fordii) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pastor, S., Sethumadhavan, K., Ullah, A.H.J., Gidda, S., Cao, H., Mason, C., Chapital, D., Scheffler, B., Mullen, R., Dyer, J., Shockey, J. 2013. Molecular properties of the class III subfamily of acyl-coenyzme A binding proteins from tung tree (Vernicia fordii). Plant Science. 203-204:79-88.
Expression and purification of diacylglycerol acyltransferases - (Abstract Only)
(20-Dec-12)
Identification of a soluble phosphatidate phosphohydrolase in the developing cotyledons of Morordica charantia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ullah, A.H.J., Sethumadhavan, K. 2013. Identification of a soluble phosphatidate phosphohydrolase in the developing cotyledons of Morordica charantia. Advances in Biological Chemistry. (3):11-17.
Comparison of TaqMan and SYBR Green qPCR methods for quantitative gene expression in tung tree tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Shockey, J.M. 2012. Comparison of TaqMan and SYBR Green qPCR methods for quantitative gene expression in tung tree tissues. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:12296-12303.
Measuring phosphatidic acid phosphatase (EC 3.1.3.4) activity using two phosphomolybdate-based colorimetric methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ullah, A.H.J., Sethumadhavan, K., Shockey, J. 2012. Measuring phosphatidic acid phosphatase (EC 3.1.3.4) activity using two phosphomolybdate-based colorimetric methods. Advances in Biological Chemistry. 2:416-421.
Purification, characterization, and bioinformatics studies of phosphatidic acid phosphohydrolase from Lagenaria siceraria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ullah, A.H.J., Sethumadhavan, K., Grimm, C., Shockey, J. 2012. Purification, characterization, and bioinformatics studies of phosphatidic acid phosphohydrolase from Lagenaria siceraria. Advances in Biological Chemistry. 2(4):403-410.
Phytase, a new life for an “old” enzyme - (Review Article)
Lei, X.G., Weaver, J.D., Mullaney, E., Ullah, A.H., Azain, M.J. 2013. Phytase, a new life for an “old” enzyme. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences. 1:283-309.
Breeding status of tung tree (Vernicia sp.) in China, a multipurpose oilseed crop with industrial uses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhan, Z., Wang, Y., Shockey, J., Chen, Y., Zhou, Z., Yao, X., Ren, H. 2012. Breeding status of tung tree (Vernicia sp.) in China, a multipurpose oilseed crop with industrial uses. Silvae Genetica. 61(6):265-270.
Long chain acyl-CoA synthetases and other acyl activating enzymes - (Other)
Shockey, J. 2012. Long chain acyl-CoA synthetases and other acyl activating enzymes. In: Harwood, J.L., Weselake, R.J., editors. The AOCS Lipid Library [online]. Urbana, IL: American Oil Chemist’s Society. Available: http://lipidlibrary.aocs.org/plantbio/coAsynthetases/index.htm
Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Howard Jr, O.D., Deterding, L.J., Mason, C.B., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2012. Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 96(3):711-727.
Structure-function analysis of diacylglycerol acyltransferase sequences from 70 organisms     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, Heping. 2011. Structure-function analysis of diacylglycerol acyltransferase sequences from 70 organisms. BMC Research Notes. 4:249 (24 pages).
Expression of tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 in E. coli     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2011. Expression of tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 in E. coli. BMC Biotechnology. 11:73 (13 pages).
Bioengineering recombinant diacylglycerol acyltransferases - (Book / Chapter)
Cao, H. 2011. Bioengineering recombinant diacylglycerol acyltransferases. In: Carpi, A., editor. Progress in molecular and environmental bioengineering-from analysis and modeling to technology applications. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Open Access Publisher. p. 467-482.
Bioengineering recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases - (Abstract Only)
Cao, Heping, Chapital, Dorselyn C., Howard, Jr., O.D., Shockey, Jay M., Klasson, K. Thomas. 2011. Bioengineering recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases (abstract). Presented at the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Annual Meeting and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 24-28. http://sim.confex.com/sim/2011/webprogram/Paper19213.html.
Structure-function analysis of diacylglycerol acyltransferase sequences from tung tree and 82 other Organisms - (Abstract Only)
Cao, Heping. 2011. Structure-function analysis of diacylglycerol acyltransferase sequences from tung tree and 82 other organisms (abstract). Presented at the 2011 American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 6-10. http://abstracts.aspb.org/pb2011/public/P02/P02042.html
Structure-function analysis of diacylglycerol acyltransferase sequences for metabolic engineering and drug discovery - (Abstract Only)
Cao, Heping. 2011. Structure-function analysis of diacylglycerol acyltransferase sequences for metabolic engineering and drug discovery (abstract). Presented at the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Annual Meeting and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 24-28. http://sim.confex.com/sim/2011/webprogram/Paper19779.html.
Expression and purification of membrane protein diacylglycerol acyltransferase - (Abstract Only)
Cao, H. 2011. Expression and purification of membrane protein diacylglycerol acyltransferase (abstract). Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Protein Engineering Summit 2011. p. 8.
Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 - (Abstract Only)
Howard, O., Chapital, D.C., Shockey, J.M., Cao, H. 2011. Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 (abstract). Southern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists. p. 5.
Purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases from E. coli - (Abstract Only)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Howard Jr, O.D., Jiang, X., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2011. Purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases from E. coli (abstract). Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 25:765.8.
Genome-level and biochemical diversity of the acyl-activating enzyme superfamily in plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Browse, J. 2011. Genome-level and biochemical diversity of the acyl-activating enzyme superfamily in plants. Plant Journal. (66):143-160.
Castor phospholipid:diacylglycerol acyltransferase facilitates efficient metabolism of hydroxy fatty acids in transgenic Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Erp, H., Bates, P.D., Burgal, J., Shockey, J., Browse, J. 2011. Castor phospholipid:diacylglycerol acyltransferase facilitates efficient metabolism of hydroxy fatty acids in transgenic Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology. 155:683-693.
Mining the bitter melon (momordica charantia l.) seed transcriptome by 454 analysis of non-normalized and normalized cDNA populations for conjugated fatty acid metabolism-related genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, P., Li, X., Shipp, M.J., Shockey, J.M., Cahoon, E.B. 2010. Mining the bitter melon (momordica charantia l.) seed transcriptome by 454 analysis of non-normalized and normalized cDNA populations for conjugated fatty acid metabolism-related genes. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:250.
Recombinant protein production technology - (Review Article)
Cao, H. 2010. Recombinant protein production technology. Acta Agriculturae Universitatis Jiangxiensis (Natural Sciences Edition). 32(5):1018-1031.
Improving recombinant protein purification yield - (Abstract Only)
Cao, H. 2010. Improving recombinant protein purification yield (abstract). BIT Life Sciences' PepCon-2010 Conference, March 21-23, Beijing, China. p. 207.
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