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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Stephen T. Lee

Research Chemist


Poisonous Plant Research Lab

1150 E 1400 N

N Logan, UT 84341





    PhD      1995     Analytical Chemistry; The Ohio State University

    BS        1990    Chemistry; Utah State University



Research Interests


The isolation, characterization, and development of methods to measure toxins in poisonous plants.


Significant Accomplishments

·          Developed enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) for a variety of plant toxins.

·          Isolation and toxicity determination of individual enantiomers for a several plant toxins that exist in plants  

        as enantiomeric pairs.

·          Isolated, characterized and quantified the steroidal saponins in switchgrass.


Last Modified: 5/5/2010
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