Faculty and Student Publications Spring 2020 | Department of Biological Sciences

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October 29, 2019

Faculty and Student Publications Spring 2020

Atkinson, S.F., Lake, M.C. (2020) Prioritizing riparian corridors for ecosystem restoration in urbanizing watersheds. PeerJ 8:e8174 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.8174.

Aziz, M., Chapman, K.D. (2020) Fatty acid amide hydrolases: An expanded capacity for chemical communication? Trends in Plant Science 25 (3), 236-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2019.11.002.

Briceño, C., D. González-Acuña, S.M. Funk, M.L. Bornscheuer, L.K. Knapp & J.E. Jiménez. 2020. Ear mite, Otodectes cynotis, on wild foxes (Pseudalopex spp.) in Chile. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 56:105-112. DOI: 10.7589/2018-10-247.

Burnham, K.K., Burnham, J.L., Johnson, J.A., Konkel, B.W., Stephens, J., Badgett, H. (2020) First record of horned puffin in the North Atlantic and tufted puffin in High Arctic Greenland. Polar Research. 39: 4458.

Castro-Moretti, F.R., Gentzel, I., Mackey, D., Alonso, A.P. (2020) Metabolomics as an emerging tool for the study of plant-pathogen interactions. Metabolites. 10. 52. 10.3390/metabo10020052. https://www.mdpi.com/2218-1989/10/2/52.

Castro-Moretti, F.R., Cocuron, J-C., Vega, F.E., Alonso, A.P. (2020) Differential metabolic responses caused by the most important insect pest of coffee worldwide, the coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 68. 2597-2605. 10.1021/acs.jafc.9b07363. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b07363.

Chowdhury, Z., Mohanty, D., Giri, M.K., Venables, B.J., Chaturvedi, R., Chao, A., Petros, R.A., Shah, J. (2020) Dehydrobabietinal promotes flowering time and plant defense via the autonomous pathway genes FLOWERING LOCUS D, FVE, and RELATIVE OF EARLY FLOWERING 6. Journal of Experimental Botany DOI: 10.1093/jxb/eraa232.

Cocuron, J-C., Ross, Z., Alonso, A.P. (2020) Liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry quantification of 13C-labeling in sugars. Metabolites. 10(1), 30. https://www.mdpi.com/2218-1989/10/1/30.

Dongus, J. A., Bhandari, D., Patel, M., Archer, L., Dijkgraaf, L., Deslandes, L., Shah, J., Parker, J. E. (2020). Arabidopsis PAD4 lipaselike domain is a minimal functional unit in resistance to green peach aphid. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 33:328-335.

Fei, Q., Liang, B., Tao, L., Tan, E. C. D., Gonzalez, R., Henard, C., & Guarnieri, M. (2020). Biological valorization of natural gas for the production of lactic acid: techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment. Biochemical engineering journal, 107500. doi:10.1016/j.bej.2020.107500.

Gallego-Giraldo, L., Liu, C., Pose-Albacete, S., Pattathil, S., Peralta, A.G., Young, J., Westphaling, J., Hahn, M., Rao, X., de Meester, B., Knox, J.P., Boerjan, W. and Dixon, R.A. (2020). ARABIDOPSIS DEHISCENCE ZONE POLYGALACTURONASE 1 (ADPG1) releases latent defense signals in stems with reduced lignin content. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA. 117: 3281-3290. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1914422117 (with Commentary article by Voxeur and Hofte). F1000 prime recommended.

Esnay, N., Dyer, J.M., Mullen, R.T., Chapman, K.D. (2020) Lipid droplet-peroxisome connections in Plants. Contact 3, https://doi.org/10.1177/2515256420908765.

Grosell, M., Heuer, R., Wu, N., Cramp, R., Wang, Y., Mager, E., Dwyer, R., and Franklin, C. (2020) Salt-water acclimation of the estuarine crocodile, Crocodylus porosus, involves enhanced ion transport properties of the urodaeum and rectum. Journal of Experimental Biology. 223, jeb210732. https://jeb.biologists.org/content/223/4/jeb210732.

Ischebeck, T., Krawczyk, H.E., Mullen, R.T., Dyer, J.M., Chapman K.D. (2020) Lipid droplets in plants and algae: Distribution, formation, turnover and function. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology (SDCB). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semcdb.2020.02.014.

Jiménez, J.E., M.K. Jones, K. Stoddart, S. Dickson, A. Chapman, J.L. Baxter-Slye & K.L. Steigman. 2020. Comparative diet analysis of Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) in a habitat island in north-central Texas. Texas Journal of Science 72. DOI: 10.32011/txjsci_72_1_Article5.

Lichtenberg, E.M., Richman, S.K., Irwin, R.E., and Bronstein, J.L... In press. Competition for nectar resources does not affect bee foraging tactic constancy. Ecological Entomology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/een.12866.

Lu S., Aziz M., Sturtevant D., Chapman K.D., Guo L. (2020) Heterogeneous distribution of erucic acid in Brassica napus seeds. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1744. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01744.

McClure, C.J.W., Lepage, D., Dunn, L., Anderson, D.L., Schulwitz, S.E., Camacho, L., Robinson, B.W., Christidis, L., Schulenberg, T.S., Iliff, M.J., Rasmussen, P.C., Johnson, J.A. (2020) Towards reconciliation of the four world bird lists: hotspots of disagreement in taxonomy of raptors. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 287: 20200683.

McClure, C.J.W, Westrip, J.R.S, Johnson, J.A., Schulwitz, S.E., Virani, M.Z., Davies, R., Symes, A., Wheatley, H., Thorstrom, R., Amar, A., Buij, R., Jones, V.R., Williams, N.P., Buechley, E.R., Butchart, S.H.M. (2020) Raptor conservation priorities must incorporate evolution, ecology and economics, in addition to island endemism. Biological Conservation. 245: 108583. Rolletschek H., Schwender, J. König, C., Chapman, K.D., Romsdahl, T. Lorenz, C. Braun, H.-P., Denolf, P., van Audenhove, K., Munz,E., Heinzel, N. Ortleb, S.,Rutten, T., McCorkle, S. Borysyuk, T., Gündel, A., Shi, H., Vander Auwermeulen, M., Bourot, S., Borisjuk L. (2020) Cellular plasticity in response to suppression of storage proteins in the Brassica napus embryo. Plant Cell. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.19.00879.

Possamai, B., Hoeinghaus, D.J., Odebrecht, C., Abreu, P.C., Moraes, L.E., Santos, A.C.A., and Garcia, A.M. 2020. Freshwater inflow variability affects the relative importance of allochthonous sources for estuarine fishes. Estuaries and Coasts, DOI: 10.1007/s12237-01900693-0.

Price, A.M., Doner, N.M., Gidda, S.K., Jambunathan, S., James, C.N., Schami, A., Yurchenko, O., Mullen, R.T., Dyer, J.M., Puri, V., Chapman, K.D. (2020) Mouse Fat-Specific Protein 27 (FSP27) expressed in plant cells localizes to lipid droplets and promotes lipid droplet accumulation and fusion. Biochimie 169, 41-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biochi.2019.08.002.

Robertson, M.W., Russo, N.J., McInnes, S.J., Goffinet, B., and Jiménez, J.E. (2020) Potential dispersal of tardigrades by birds through endozoochory: evidence from Sub-Antarctic White-bellied Seedsnipe (Attagis malouinus). Polar Biology 43: 899-902. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-020-02680-9.

Russo, N.J., M. Robertson, R. MacKenzie, B. Goffinet & J.E. Jiménez. 2020. Evidence of targeted consumption of mosses by birds in sub-Antarctic South America. Austral Ecology 45:399-403. DOI: 10.1111/aec.12858.

Shirani, A., Joy, T., Lager, I., Yilmaz, J.L., Wang, H.L., Jeppson, S., Cahoon, E.B., Chapman, K.D., Stymne, S., Berman, D. (2020) Lubrication characteristics of wax esters from oils produced by a genetically-enhanced oilseed crop. Tribology International 146, 106234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2020.106234.

Sturtevant, D., Lu, S., Zhou, Z.W., Shen, Y., Wang, S., Song, J.M., Zhong, J., Burks, D.J., Yang, Z.Q., Yang, Q.Y., Cannon, A.E., Herrfurth, C., Feussner, I., Borisjuk, L., Munz, E., Verbeck, GF., Wang, X., Azad, R.K., Singleton, B., Dyer, J.M, Chen, L.L.,* Chapman, K.D.,* Guo L.* (2020) The genome of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis): A taxonomically isolated species that directs wax ester accumulation in its seeds. Science Advances 6 (11), eaay3240. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aay3240.

Tsogtbaatar, E., Cocuron, J-C., Alonso, A.P. (2020) Non-conventional pathways enable pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) embryos to achieve high efficiency of oil synthesis. Journal of Experimental Botany. eraa060.https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eraa060.

Wang, L., Cui, J., Jin, B., Zhao, J., Xu H., Lu Z., Li W., Li X., Li L., Liang E., Rao X., Wang S., Fu C., Cao F., Dixon R.A. and Lin J. (2020). Multi-feature analyses of vascular cambial cells reveal longevity mechanisms in old Ginkgo biloba trees. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA January 13, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1916548117.