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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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JAY E MELLON
Food and Feed Safety Research
Plant Physiologist

Phone: (504) 286-4358
Fax: (504) 286-4419
Room RM 2125
1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD.
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS, LA, 70124


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B., Moore, G.G. 2014. Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 59(2):161-168.
Effects of temperature and medium composition on inhibitory activities of gossypol-related compounds against aflatoxigenic fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B. 2013. Effects of temperature and medium composition on inhibitory activities of gossypol-related compounds against aflatoxigenic fungi. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 115:179-186.
Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Zelaya, C.A., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B., Klich, M.A. 2012. Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:2740-2745.
Immunohistochemical investigation of cotton carpel tissue exposed to xylanolytic hydrolases of Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Vaughn, K.C. 2011. Immunohistochemical investigation of cotton carpel tissue exposed to xylanolytic hydrolases of Aspergillus flavus. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 76:34-38.
Identification of a major xylanase from A flavus as a 14-kD protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Callicott, K.A., Abbas, H.K. 2011. Identification of a major xylanase from A. flavus as a 14-kD protein. Mycopathologia. 172:299-305.
Inhibitory effects of gossypol-related compounds on growth of Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Zelaya, C.A., Dowd, M.K. 2011. Inhibitory effects of gossypol-related compounds on growth of Aspergillus flavus. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52:406-412.
Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2007. Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 77(3):497-504.
Preliminary purification and characterization of a xylnase activity from Aspergillus flavus - (Proceedings)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J. 2007. Preliminary purification and characterization of a xylnase activity from Aspergillus flavus. Proceedings of the 2007 Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 147-152.
Biocompetitive Exclusion of Aflatoxin Producing Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Cotty, P.J., Mellon, J.E. 2006. Biocompetitive Exclusion of Aflatoxin Producing Fungi. In: Barug, D., Bhatnagar, D., van der Kamp, J. W., van Osenbruggen, W. A., Visonti, A., editors. The Mycotoxin Factbook. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 179-192.
Ecology of Aflatoxin Producing Fungi and Biocontrol of Aflatoxin Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cotty, P.J., Mellon, J.E. 2006. Ecology of aflatoxin producing fungi and biocontrol of aflatoxin contamination. Mycotoxin Research. 22(2):110-117.
Substrate Utilization by Aspergillus Flavus in Inoculated Whole Corn Kernels and Isolated Seed Tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Cotty, P.J. 2005. Substrate utilization by Aspergillus flavus in inoculated whole corn kernels and isolated tissues. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53(6):2351-2357.
Inhibition of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus Flavus by Diferuloylputrescine and P-Coumaroylferuloylputrescine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Moreau, R.A. 2004. Inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus by diferuloylputrescine and p-coumaroylferuloylputrescine. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52(21):6660-6663.
Expression of Polygalacturonase Activity among Aspergillus Flavus Isolates from Southwestern and Southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Expression of pectinase activity among Aspergillus flavus isolates from southwestern and southeastern United States. Mycopathologia. 157(3):333-338.
Effects of Optically Active Gossypol on Conidia Germination and Growth of Aspergillus Flavus - (Proceedings)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2003. Effects of optically active gossypol on conidia germination and growth of Aspergillus flavus. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. A29-A32.
Effects of Optically Active Gossypol on Growth Parameters of Aspergillus Flavus - (Abstract Only)
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2002. Effects of optically active gossypol on growth parameters of aspergillus flavus [abstract]. Proceedings of the American Society of Plant Biologists Meeting, Plant Biology. p. 190.
Role of Lipoxygenase in Resistance of Soybean Seed to Aspergillus Flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Jun-02)
Sequence of Substrate Utilization by Aspergillus Flavus in Medium Simulating Corn Kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Oct-01)
Effects of Cottonseed Lipids on Aflatoxin Production by Aspergillus Flavus:alone and in Combination with Other Cottonseed Reserve Materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Mar-99)
Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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