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Kristin D Bilyeu
Plant Genetics Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (573) 884-2234
Fax: (573) 884-1467
Room 210
WATERS HALL
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
COLUMBIA, MO, 65211-0000

Projects
Deploying Molecular Markers for Soybean Maturity Genes - UTN Field Work
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425002
High Oleic Soybean Breeding-Iowa State U
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425970
High Oleic Soybean Breeding-U of Missouri
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425979
High Oleic Soybean Breeding -U of Tennessee-Knoxville
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425980
High Oleic Soybean Breeding -U of Arkansas
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425981
High Oleic Soybean Breeding-University of Georgia-Athens
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425982
High Oleic Soybean Breeding -U of Minnesota
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 425993
Characterization and Deployment of the High Stearic Acid Soybean Oil Trait -U of Missouri
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426161
Modification of Soybeans for Food, Feed, and Industrial Applications
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424526
DEPLOYING MOLECULAR MARKERS FOR THREE SOYBEAN MATURITY GENES FOR YIELD ENHANCEMENT AND EFFICIENT TRAIT INTROGRESSION
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423009
Characterization and Deployment of the High Stearic Acid Soybean Oil Trait
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425852
High Oleic Soybean Breeding
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425855
High-impact Public Research for Modified Carbohydrate Composition in U.S. Soybeans
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426001
Characterization and Deployment of the High Stearic Acid Soybean Oil Trait
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426219

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Phytic acid and inorganic phosphate composition in soybean lines with independent IPK1 mutations - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Nov-14)
Major soybean maturity gene haplotypes revealed by SNPViz analysis of 72 sequenced soybean genomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Langewisch, T.L., Zhang, H., Vincent, R., Joshi, T., Xu, D., Bilyeu, K.D. 2014. Major soybean maturity gene haplotypes revealed by SNPViz analysis of 72 sequenced soybean genomes. PLoS One. 9(4):e94150. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0094150.
Identification of the molecular genetic basis of the low palmitic acid seed oil trait in soybean mutant line RG3 and association analysis of molecular markers with elevated seed stearic acid and reduced seed palmitic acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Tetlow, A., Hagely, K., Boersma, J.G., Cardinal, A., Rajcan, I., Bilyeu, K.D. 2014. Identification of the molecular genetic basis of the low palmitic acid seed oil trait in soybean mutant line RG3 and association analysis of molecular markers with elevated seed stearic acid and reduced seed palmitic acid. Molecular Breeding. 34:447-455.
Characterization of the fan1 locus in soybean line A5 and development of molecular assays for high-throughput genotyping of FAD3 genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pham, A., Bilyeu, K.D., Chen, P., Boerma, R.H., Li, Z. 2013. Characterization of the fan1 locus in soybean line A5 and development of molecular assays for high-throughput genotyping of FAD3 genes. Molecular Breeding. 33:895-907.
Non-destructive determination of high oleic acid content in single soybean seeds by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, S., Chae, J., Bilyeu, K.D., Shannon, G.J., Lee, J. 2013. Non-destructive determination of high oleic acid content in single soybean seeds by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91:229-234.
Classification of distinct seed carbohydrate profiles in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hagely, K., Palmquist, D.E., Bilyeu, K.D. 2013. Classification of distinct seed carbohydrate profiles in soybean. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:1105-1111. Available: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/jf303985q
Combinations of mutant FAD2 and FAD3 genes to produce high oleic acid and low linolenic acid soybean oil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pham, A., Shannon, G.J., Bilyeu, K.D. 2012. Combinations of mutant FAD2 and FAD3 genes to produce high oleic acid and low linolenic acid soybean oil. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 125:503-515.
New mutation in Delta-9-Stearoyl-Acyl Carrier Protein desaturase gene associated with enhanced stearic acid levels in soybean seed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boersma, J.G., Ablett, G.R., Grainger, C., Gillman, J.D., Bilyeu, K.D., Rajcan, I. 2012. New mutation in Delta-9-Stearoyl-Acyl Carrier Protein desaturase gene associated with enhanced stearic acid levels in soybean seed. Crop Science. 52:1736-1742.
Environmental stability of oleic acid concentration in seed oil for soybean lines with FAD2-1A and FAD2-1B mutant genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Bilyeu, K.D., Pantalone, V., Gillen, A.M., So, Y., Shannon, J. 2012. Environmental stability of oleic acid concentration in seed oil for soybean lines with FAD2-1A and FAD2-1B mutant genes. Crop Science. 52(3):1290-1297.
Loss-of-function mutations affecting a specific Glycine max R2R3 MYB transcription factor result in brown hilum and brown seed coats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Tetlow, A., Deong-Lee, J., Shannon, G.J., Bilyeu, K.D. 2011. Loss-of-function mutations affecting a specific Glycine max R2R3 MYB transcription factor result in brown hilum and brown seed coats. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 11:155. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2229/11/155.
A novel FAD2-1 A allele in a soybean plant introduction offers an alternate means to produce soybean seed oil with 85% oleic acid content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anh-Tung, P., Jeong-Dong, L., Grover, S.J., Bilyeu, K.D. 2011. A novel FAD2-1 A allele in a soybean plant introduction offers an alternate means to produce soybean seed oil with 85% oleic acid content. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 123(5):793-802.
Candidates as Suspects: Delivering more nutritious soybeans after molecular genetic detective work - (Abstract Only) - (24-May-11)
Mutational analysis of the major soybean UreF paralogue involved in urease activation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilyeu, K.D., Hyten, D.L., Sleper, D., Polacco, J. 2011. Mutational analysis of the major soybean UreF paralogue involved in urease activation. Journal of Experimental Botany. 62(10):3599-3608.
Genes and alleles for quality traits on the soybean genetic/physical map - (Book / Chapter)
Gillman, J.D., Bilyeu, K.D. 2012. Genes and alleles for quality traits on the soybean genetic/physical map. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. Wilson, RF., editors. Designing Soybeans for 21st Century Markets. Urbana, IL: AOCS Press. p.63-92.
Creating Conventional Soybeans with the High Oleic Acid Seed Oil Trait - (Abstract Only) - (31-Oct-10)
Delivering More Nutritious Soybeans After Molecular Genetic Detective Work - (Abstract Only) - (13-Sep-10)
Candidates as Suspects: Delivering More Nutritious Soybeans After Molecular Genetic Detective Work - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jan-10)
Soybean Seed Lipoxygenase Genes: Molecular Characterization and Development of Molecular Marker Assays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lenis, J., Gillman, J.D., Lee, J., Shannon, J., Bilyeu, K.D. 2010. Soybean Seed Lipoxygenase Genes: Molecular Characterization and Development of Molecular Marker Assays. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120(6):1139-1149.
Translating Soybean Genomics to Opportunities for Improved Human Health - (Abstract Only) - (30-Oct-09)
Driving Fast in Reverse: Accelerating the Development of Soybean Varieties With Enhanced Oil Traits - (Abstract Only) - (20-Apr-09)
Identification of the Molecular Basis of the Seed Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 - (Abstract Only) - (20-Apr-09)
Identification of the Molecular Basis of the Seed Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 - (Abstract Only) - (20-Apr-09)
Identification of the Molecular Basis of the Seed Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 - (Abstract Only) - (14-Apr-09)
The Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 is Due to Mutations in Two Homologues of the Maize Low Phytic Acid Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Pantalone, V.R., Bilyeu, K.D. 2009. The Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 is Due to Mutations in Two Homologues of the Maize Low Phytic Acid Gene. The Plant Genome. 2(2):179-190.
Subcellular Localization and Biochemical Comparison of Cytosolic and Secreted Cytokinin Dehydrogenase Enzymes from Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smehilova, M., Galuszka, P., Bilyeu, K.D., Jaworek, P., Kowalska, M., Sebela, M., Sedlarova, M., English, J.T., Frebort, I. 2009. Subcellular Localization and Biochemical Comparison of Cytosolic and Secreted Cytokinin Dehydrogenase Enzymes from Maize. Journal of Experimental Botany. 60(9):2701-2712.
Association of a four basepair insertion in the P34 gene with the low allergen trait in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilyeu, K.D., Ren, C., Nguyen, H.T., Herman, E.M., Sleper, D.A. 2009. Association of a Four Basepair Insertion in the P34 Gene with the Low Allergen Trait in Soybean. The Plant Genome. 2(2):141-148.
Raffinose and Stachyose Metabolism are not Required for Efficient Soybean Seed Germination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dierking, E., Bilyeu, K.D. 2009. Raffinose and Stachyose Metabolism are not Required for Efficient Soybean Seed Germination. Journal of Plant Physiology. 166(12):1329-1335.
Association of a Soybean Raffinose Synthase Gene with Low Raffinose and Stachyose Seed Phenotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dierking, E., Bilyeu, K.D. 2008. Association of a Soybean Raffinose Synthase Gene with Low Raffinose and Stachyose Seed Phenotypes. The Plant Genome. 1(2):135-145.
Composition, Vigor, and Proteome of Mature Soybean Seeds Developed under High Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ren, C., Bilyeu, K.D., Beuselinck, P.R. 2009. Composition, Vigor, and Proteome of Mature Soybean Seeds Developed under High Temperature. Crop Science. 49:1010-1022.
Tilling to detect induced mutations in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, J., Till, B., Laport, R., Darlow, M., Kleffner, J., Jamai, A., El-Mellouki, T., Lui, S., Ritchie, R.D., Nielsen, N.C., Bilyeu, K.D., Meksem, K., Comai, L., Henikof, S. 2008. Tilling to detect induced mutations in soybean. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 8:9.
Silencing of Gm FAD3 gene by siRNA leads to low a-linolenic acids (18:3) of fad3 -mutant phenotype in soybean [Glycine max (Merr.)] Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flores, T., Karpova, O., Su, X., Zeng, P., Bilyeu, K.D., Sleper, D.A., Nguyen, H.T., Zhang, Z.J. 2008. Silencing of Gm FAD3 gene by siRNA leads to low a-linolenic acids (18:3) of fad3 -mutant phenotype in soybean [(Glycine max (Merr.)]. Transgenic Research. Available: http://springerlink.com/content/432379137526k10x/?p=ae33e422efb94387b5899d4f6e577a23&pi=29.
Conversion of seed phytate to utilizable phosphorus in soybean seeds expressing a bacterial phytase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilyeu, K.D., Zeng, P., Coello, P., Zhang, Z.J., Krishnan, H.B., Beuselinck, P.R., Polacco, J.C. 2008. Conversion of seed phytate to utilizable phosphorus in soybean seeds expressing a bacterial phytase. Plant Physiology. 146:468-477.
Genetics and Breeding for Modified Fatty Acid Profile in Soybean Seed Oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grover, S.J., Lee, J., Bilyeu, K.D. 2007. Genetics and Breeding for Modified Fatty Acid Profile in Soybean Seed Oil. Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology. 10(4):201-210.
Fatty acid profiling of soybean cotyledons by NIR spectroscopy - (Abstract Only) - (02-Apr-07)
The effect of high temperature on the proteome of developing and mature soybean seeds - (Abstract Only) - (20-Feb-07)
The low linolenic acid soybean line PI 361088B contains a novel GmFAD3A mutation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D. 2007. The low linolenic acid soybean line PI 361088B contains a novel GmFAD3A mutation. Crop Science. 47(4):1705.
Factors Regulating the Mobilization of Storage Reserves in Soybean Cotyledons During Post-Germinative Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ren, C., Bilyeu, K.D., Roberts, C.A., Beuselinck, P.R. 2007. Factors regulating the mobilization of storage reserves in soybean cotyledons during post-germinative growth. Seed Science and Technology. 35:303-317.
Does High Temperature Reduce Seed Mass and Vigor in Soybean by Repressing Gene Expression for Sucrose Binding Protein? - (Abstract Only) - (11-Aug-06)
Fatty Acid Profiling of Soybean Cotyledons by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, C.A., Ren, C., Beuselinck, P.R., Benedict, H.R., Bilyeu, K.D. 2006. Fatty acid profiling of soybean cotyledons by near-infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Applied Spectroscopy. 60:1328-1333.
A Gmfad3a Mutation in the Low Linolenic Acid Soybean Mutant C1640 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D. 2006. A gmfad3a mutation in the low linolenic acid soybean mutant c1640. Plant Breeding. 125(5):535-536.
Characterization of the Mips Gene Family in Glycine Max - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chappell, A.S., Scaboo, A., Wu, X., Nguyen, H., Pantalone, V., Bilyeu, K.D. 2006. Characterization of the mips gene family in glycine max. Plant Breeding. 125(5):493-500.
Effects of High Temperature Stress on Composition, Vigor and Proteome of Soybean Mature Dry Seeds - (Abstract Only) - (02-Apr-06)
Proteomic studies on soybean seed quality as affected by high temperature - (Abstract Only)
Ren, C., Bilyeu, K.D., Valliyodan, B., Nguyen, H.T., Beuselinck, P.R. 2006. Proteomic studies on soybean seed quality as affected by high temperature [abstract]. Interdisciplinary Plant Group (IPG) 23rd Annual Symposium.
Molecular Genetic Resources for Development of 1 Percent Linolenic Acid Soybeans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilyeu, K.D., Palavalli, L., Sleper, D.A., Beuselinck, P.R. 2006. Molecular genetic resources for development of 1 percent linolenic acid soybeans. Crop Science. 46:1913-1918.
An Assessment of Phenotype Selection for Linolenic Acid in Soybean Using Genetic Markers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beuselinck, P.R., Sleper, D.A., Bilyeu, K.D. 2006. An assessment of phenotype selection for linolenic acid in soybean using genetic markers. Crop Science. 46:747-750.
Plant Breeders Are from Mars and Molecular Biologists Are from Venus - (Abstract Only)
Bilyeu, K.D., Chappell, A.S. 2005. Plant breeders are from mars and molecular biologists are from venus [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting.
Soybean Seed Storage Reserve Digestion and Its Regulation During Germinative Growth - (Abstract Only)
Ren, C., Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D., Beuselinck, P.R. 2005. Soybean seed storage reserve digestion and its regulation during germinative growth [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Paper No. 123.
Heat Stress During Embryo Development Impairs Soybean Seed Germination and Vigor - (Abstract Only)
Ren, C., Valliyodan, B., Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D., Nguyen, H.T., Beuselinck, P.R. 2005. Heat stress during embryo development impairs soybean seed germination and vigor [abstract]. 1st National Center for Soybean Biotechnology Soybean Symposium.
A Reverse Genetics Approach to Identify Low Phytic Acid Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D. 2005. A reverse genetics approach to identify low phytic acid soybeans [abstract]. First NCSB Soybean Symposium.
Protein Cartography for Soybean Germination - (Abstract Only)
Ren, C., Chappell, A.S., Beuselinck, P.R., Bilyeu, K.D. 2005. Protein cartography for soybean germination [abstract]. Annual Missouri Symposium. Paper No. 65.
Genetic Divergence Between North American Ancestral Soybean Lines and Introductions with Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematode Revealed by Chloroplast Haplotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilyeu, K.D., Beuselinck, P.R. 2005. Genetic divergence between north american ancestral soybean lines and introductions with resistance to soybean cyst nematode revealed by chloroplast haplotypes. Journal of Heredity. 96(5):593-599.
A High-Throughput Screen for Low Phytate Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D. 2005. A high-throughput screen for low phytate soybeans [abstract]. University of Missouri Life Sciences Week.
A High-Throughput Screen for Low Phytic Acid Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D. 2005. A high-throughput screen for low phytic acid soybeans [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting.
A High-Throughput Molecular Screen for Low Phytate Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D. 2005. A high-throughput molecular screen for low phytate soybeans [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting.
Tissue Localization of Cytokinin Dehydrogenase in Maize:possible Involvement of Quinone Species Generated from Plant Phenolics by Other Enzymatic Systems in the Catalytic Reaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frebortova, J., Galuszka, P., Luhova, L., Bilyeu, K.D., English, J., Frebort, I. 2005. Tissue localization of cytokinin dehydrogenase in maize:possible involvement of quinone species generated from plant phenolics by other enzymatic systems in the catalytic reaction. Plant And Cell Physiology. 46(5):716-728.
Mutations in Soybean Microsomal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Desaturase Genes Reduce Linolenic Acid Concentration in Soybean Seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilyeu, K.D., Palavalli, L., Sleper, D., Beuselinck, P.R. 2005. Mutations in soybean microsomal omega-3 fatty acid desaturase genes reduce linolenic acid concentration in soybean seeds. Crop Science. 45:1830-1836.
Effect of Soybean Maternal Parent on Reciprocal F1 Hybrid Seedlings - (Abstract Only)
Beuselinck, P.R., Bilyeu, K.D. 2004. Effect of soybean maternal parent on reciprocal f1 hybrid seedlings [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting.
A High-Throughput Genetic Screen for Low Phytate Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Chappell, A.S., Bilyeu, K.D. 2005. A high-throughput genetic screen for low phytate soybeans [abstract]. XIII Plant and Animal Genome Conference.
Molecular Genetics of Low Linolenic Acid Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Bilyeu, K.D., Beuselinck, P.R. 2004. Molecular genetics of low linolenic acid soybeans [abstract]. 10th Biennial Conference of the Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Soybean.
Molecular Genetics of Low Linolenic Acid Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Bilyeu, K.D., Beuselinck, P.R. 2004. Molecular genetics of low linolenic acid soybeans [abstract]. 5th European Conference on Grain Legumes and 2nd International Conference of Legume Genomics and Genetics.
Catalytic Reaction of Cytokinin Dehydrogenase: Preference for Quinones As Electron Acceptors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frebortova, J., Fraaije, M., Galuszka, P., Sebela, M., Pec, P., Hrbac, J., Novak, O., Bilyeu, K.D., English, J., Frebort, I. 2004. Catalytic reaction of cytokinin dehydrogenase: preference for quinones as electron acceptors. Biochemical Journal. 380(1):121-130.
Cytokinins Play Opposite Roles in Lateral Root Formation and Nematode and Rhizobial Symbioses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasad, D., Schaff, J.E., Laskey, J.G., Kieber, J.J., Bilyeu, K.D., Bird, D. 2004. Cytokinins play opposite roles in lateral root formation and nematode and rhizobial symbioses. Plant Journal. 38(2):203.
The Contribution of Multiple Genes to One Trait: Linolenic Acid Production in Soybean Seeds - (Abstract Only) - (22-Oct-03)
Three Microsomal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Desaturase Genes Contribute to Soybean Linolenic Acid Levels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BILYEU, K.D., PALAVALLI, L.H., SLEPER, D.A., BEUSELINCK, P.R. THREE MICROSOMAL OMEGA-3 FATTY ACID DESATURASE GENES CONTRIBUTE TO SOYBEAN LINOLENIC ACID LEVELS. CROP SCIENCE. 2003. V. 43(6). p. 1833-1838.
Soybean Genes Affecting Pod Development - (Abstract Only) - (06-Nov-02)
Conservation of Genes Controlling Pod Shatter in Divergent Model Plants - (Abstract Only) - (02-Jun-02)
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