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Martha E Ramirez
Soybean and Nitrogen Fixation Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (919) 515-6996
Fax: (919) 515-7716
2416 GARDNER HALL
BOX 7616, NCSU
RALEIGH, NC, 27695-7616


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Mapping the low palmitate fap1 mutation and validation of its effects on soybean oil and agronomic traits in three soybean populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cardinal, A., Whetten, R., Wang, S., Auclair, J., Hyten, D., Cregan, P.B., Bachlava, E., Gillman, J.D., Dewey, R., Upchurch, R.G., Miranda, L.M., Burton, J.W. 2014. Mapping the low palmitate fap1 mutation and validation of its effects on soybean oil and agronomic traits in three soybean populations. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 127:97-111.
Effects of temperature during soybean seed development on defense-related gene expression and fungal pathogen accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Upchurch, R.G., Ramirez, M.E. 2011. Effects of temperature during soybean seed development on defense-related gene expression and fungal pathogen accumulation. Biotechnology Letters. 33:2397-2404. 2011.
Soybean plastidal omega-3 fatty acid desaturase genes GmFAD7 and GmFAD8: structure and expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Upchurch, R.G., Ramirez, M.E. 2011. Soybean plastidal omega-3 fatty acid desaturase genes GmFAD7 and GmFAD8: structure and expression. Crop Science. 51:1673-1682.
Glycine max cultivar Dare chloroplast fatty acid desaturase 7 (FAD7) gene, complete cds; nuclear gene for chloroplast product - (Research Notes)
Upchurch, R.G., Ramirez, M.E. 2011. Glycine max cultivar Dare chloroplast fatty acid desaturase 7 (FAD7) gene, complete cds; nuclear gene for chloroplast product. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Published online.
Glycine max cultivar Dare chloroplast fatty acid desaturase 8 (FAD8) gene, complete cds; nuclear gene for chloroplast product - (Research Notes)
Upchurch, R.G., Ramirez, M.E. 2011. Glycine max cultivar Dare chloroplast fatty acid desaturase 8 (FAD8) gene, complete cds; nuclear gene for chloroplast product. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Published online..
Defense-related gene expression in soybean leaves and seeds inoculated with Cercospora kikuchii and Diaporthe phaseolorum var. meriodinales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Upchurch, R.G. and Ramirez, M.E. 2010. Defense-related gene expression in soybean leaves and seeds inoculated with Cercospora kikuchii and Diaporthe phaseolorum var. meriodinales. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 75:64-70.
Pathogen growth in soybean seeds: relationships with fatty acid composition and defense gene expression - (Abstract Only)
Upchurch, R.G., Ramirez, M.E. 2010. Pathogen growth in soybean seeds: relationships with fatty acid composition and defense gene expression. Biennial Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean, August 8-11, 2010.
Gene expression profiles of soybeans with mid-oleic acid seed phenotype - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Upchurch, R.G. and Ramirez, M.E. 2010. Gene expression profiles of soybeans with mid-oleic acid seed phenotype. J. of the Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 87:857-864.
Defense gene induction in soybean seeds after infection with Cercospora kikuchii and Diaporthe phaseolorum - (Abstract Only)
Upchurch, R.G., Ramirez, M.E. 2009. Defense gene induction in soybean seeds after infection with Cercospora kikuchii and Diaporthe phaseolorum. Phytopathology, 99:S132.
Defense gene induction in the compatible interaction of soybean with Cercospora kikuchii and Diaporthe phaseolorum - (Abstract Only)
Upchurch, R.G. and Ramirez, M.E. 2008. Defense gene induction in the compatible interaction of soybean with Cercospora kikuchii and Diaporthe phaseolorum. International Conference on Legume Genomics and Genetics.
Last Modified: 11/25/2014