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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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William Belknap (Bill)
Crop Improvement and Genetics Research
Research Plant Physiologist

Phone: (510) 559-6072
Fax: (510) 559-5818
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-CIU
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710

Projects
Host-Specific Molecular Genetic Tools for Development of Disease-Resistant Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425037

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
GUS expression driven by constitutive and vascular specific promoters in citrus hybrid US-802 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benyon, L.S., Stover, E., Bowman, K.D., Niedz, R.P., Shatters, R.G., Zale, J.,M., Belknap, W.R. 2013. GUS expression driven by constitutive and vascular specific promoters in citrus hybrid US-802. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology Plants. 49:255-265.
Generation of PVY coat protein siRNAs in transgenic potatoes resistant to PVY. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Ponciano, G.P., Rockhold, D.R., Whitworth, J.L., Gray, S.M., Fofanov, Y., Belknap, W.R. 2012. Generation of PVY coat protein siRNAs in transgenic potatoes resistant to PVY. American Journal of Potato Research. 89(5):374-383. DOI: 10.1007/s12230-012-9257-0.
Resistance to PVY using siRNA in transgenic potatoes(Abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Mc Cue, K.F., Rockhold, D.R., Ponciano, G.P., Gray, S.M., Whitworth, J.L., Fofanov, Y., Belknap, W.R. 2013. Resistance to PVY using siRNA in transgenic potatoes(Abstract). American Journal of Potato Research. 90(2):p138-139.
Structure of two solanum tuberosum steroidal glycoalkaloid glycosyltransferase genes and expression of their promoters in transgenic potatoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Rockhold, D.R., Chhan, A., Belknap, W.R. 2011. Structure of two solanum tuberosum steroidal glycoalkaloid glycosyltransferase genes and expression of their promoters in transgenic potatoes. American Journal of Potato Research. 88(6):485-492 doi:10.1007/s12230-011-9215-2.
Characterizing the citrus variety Carrizo genome through 454 shotgun sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belknap, W.R., Wang, Y., Wu, J., Huo, N., Rockhold, D.R., Gu, Y.Q., Stover, E.W. 2011. Characterizing the citrus variety Carrizo genome through 454 shotgun sequencing. Genome. 54:1005-1015. doi:10.1139/G11-070.
Developing Transgenic Citrus for Resistance to Huanglongbing and Citrus Canker - (Abstract Only) - (10-Jun-10)
Application of cisgenesis for development of disease-resistant potatoes - (Abstract Only)
Ponciano, G.P., Rommens, C., Rockhold, D.R., Whalen, M.C., Belknap, W.R. 2010. Application of cisgenesis for development of disease-resistant potatoes. The First Agriculture and Food Fair, April 26 to 30, 2010, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Expression of siRNA Conferring Resistance to PVY in Transgenic Potatoes - (Abstract Only) - (13-Mar-10)
Genome Sequencing and Analysis of the Model Grass Brachypodium Distachyon. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogel, J.P., Garvin, D.F., Gu, Y.Q., Lazo, G.R., Anderson, O.D., Bragg, J.N., Chingcuanco, D.L., Weng, Y., Belknap, W.R., Thomson, J.G., Dardick, C.D., Baxter, I.R. 2010. Genome sequencing and analysis of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. Nature. 463:763-768.
Cloning and Characterization of a Late Blight Resistance Gene (Rpi-bt1) and other Resistance Gene Analogs from Solanum bulbocastanum - (Abstract Only)
Mc Cue, K.F., Oosumi, T., Rockhold, D.R., Deahl, K.L., Belknap, W.R. 2010. Cloning and Characterization of a Late Blight Resistance Gene (Rpi-bt1) and other Resistance Gene Analogs from Solanum bulbocastanum[abstract].American journal of Potato Research.87(1):133.
Transcriptional Control Sequences for Intragenic Potatoes - (Abstract Only)
Rockhold, D.R., Mc Cue, K.F., Belknap, W.R. Transcriptional Control Sequences for Intragenic Potatoes(abstract). Crop Improvement and Utilization Intragenics Workshop. p. 3.
Useful promoters and terminators from Solanum bulbocastanum for use in potatoes and other crops. - (Abstract Only)
Mc Cue, K.F., Rockhold, D.R., Allen, P.V., Belknap, W.R. 2009. Useful promoters and terminators from Solanum bulbocastanum for use in potatoes and other crops. American Journal of Potato Research. 86(2):152.
Structure of Two Solanum Bulbocastanum Polyubiquitin Genes and Expression of Their Promoters in Transgenic Potatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rockhold, D.R., Chang, S., Taylor, N., Allen, P.V., Mc Cue, K.F., Belknap, W.R. 2008. Structure of two solanum bulbocastanum polyubiquitin genes and expression of their promoters in transgenic potatoes. American Journal of Potato Research. 85:219-226.
An Improved Plant Transformation Vector Based on Pbinplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belknap, W.R., Rockhold, D.R., Mc Cue, K.F. 2008. An improved plant transformation vector based on pbinplus. Biotechniques. 44:739-750.
The Intragenic Approach as a New Extension to Traditional Plant Breeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rommens, C.M., Haring, M.A., Swords, K., Davies, H.V., Belknap, W.R. 2007. The Intragenic Approach as a New Extension to Traditional Plant Breeding. Trends in Plant Science. 12:397-403.
Manipulation and Compensation of Steroidal Glycoalkaloid Biosynthesis in Potatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Allen, P.V., Shepherd, L.V., Blake, A., Rockhold, D.R., Novy, R.G., Stewart, D., Davies, H.V., Belknap, W.R. 2007. Manipulation and compensation of steroidal glycoalkaloid biosynthesis in potatoes. Acta Horticulturae. 745: 343-349.
Potato Glycosterol Rhamnosyltransferase, the Terminal Step in Triose Side-Chain Biosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Allen, P.V., Shepherd, L.V., Blake, A., Maccree, M.M., Rockhold, D.R., Novy, R.G., Stewart, D., Davies, H.V., Belknap, W.R. 2007. Potato glycosterol rhamnosyltransferase, the terminal step in triose side-chain biosynthesis. Phytochemistry. 68 (3): 327-334.
Potato Glycosterol Rhamnosyltranferase, the Terminal Step in Triose Side-Chain Biosynthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Allen, P.V., Shepherd, L., Blake, A., Maccree, M., Rockhold, D.R., Novy, R.G., Stewart, D., Davies, H., Belknap, W.R. 2007. Potato glycosterol rhamnosyltranferase, the terminal step in triose side-chain biosynthesis. Phytochemistry. 68(3): 327-334.
Manipulation and Compensation of Steroidal Glycoalkaloid Biosynthesis in Potatoes - (Abstract Only)
Mc Cue, K.F., Allen, P.V., Shepherd, L.V., Blake, A., Rockhold, D.R., Novy, R.G., Stewart, D., Davies, H.V., Belknap, W.R. 2007. Manipulation and compensation of steroidal glycoalkaloid biosynthesis in potatoes. American Journal of Potato Research. 84 (1) 103-104.
The Primary in Vitro Steroidal Alkaloid Glucosyltransferase from Potato (Solanum Tuberosum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Allen, P.V., Shepherd, L., Blake, A., Whitworth, J.L., Maccree, M., Rockhold, D.R., Stewart, D., Davies, H., Belknap, W.R. 2006. The primary in vitro steroidal alkaloid glucosyltransferase from potato (solanum tuberosum). Phytochemistry. 67 (15):1590-1597
Identification and Characterization of a Novel Udp-Glucose: Solanidine Glucosyl Transferase at the Committed Step in Steroidal Glycoalkaloid Biosynthesis in Potatoes. - (Abstract Only)
Mc Cue, K.F., Allen, P.V., Shepherd, L., Blake, A., Whitworth, J.L., Rockhold, D.R., Stewart, D., Davies, H., Belknap, W.R. 2005. Identification and characterization of a novel udp-glucose: solanidine glucosyl transferase at the committed step in steroidal glycoalkaloid biosynthesis in potatoes. American Journal of Potato Research. 83 (1): 123
Modification of Potato SGA'S-A Lesson in Applied Metabolmics - (Abstract Only)
Mc Cue, K.F., Shepherd, L., Rockhold, D.R., Allen, P.V., Davies, H., Belknap, W.R. 2005. Modification of Potato SGA'S-A Lesson in Applied Metabolmics. American Chemical Society. 229:U83.
Metabolic compensation of steroidal glycoalkaloid biosynthesis in transgenic potato tubers: using reverse genetics to confirm the in vivo enzyme function of a steroidal alkaloid galactosyltransferase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Sheperd, L., Allen, P.V., Maccree, M.M., Rockhold, D.R., Corsini, D.L., Davies, H.V., Belknap, W.R. 2004. Metabolic compensation of steroidal glycoalkaloid biosynthesis in transgenic potato tubers: using reverse genetics to confirm the in vivo enzyme function of a steroidal alkaloid galactosyltransferase. Plant Science. 168(1):267-273.
Identification and Characterization of a Udp-Galactose:solanidine Galactosly Transferase, a Branchpoint in Triose Formation of Steroidal Glycoalkaloids - (Abstract Only)
Mc Cue, K.F., Allen, P.V., Shepherd, L., Rockhold, D.R., Davies, H., Belknap, W.R. 2005. Identification and characterization of a udp-galactose:solanidine galactosly transferase, a branchpoint in triose formation of steroidal glycoalkaloids. American Journal of Potato Research. 82(1):80-81.
Modified Steroidalalkaloid Biosynthesis in Transgenic Tubers Containing An Antisense Sterol Glyco Transferase (Sgt) Gene Encoding a Novel Alkaloid Diglycoside Rhamnosyl Transferase - (Abstract Only)
MC CUE, K.F., SHEPARD, L.V., ALLEN, P.V., MACCREE, M.M., ROCKHOLD, D.R., DAVIES, H.V., BELKNAP, W.R. 2003. MODIFIED STEROIDALALKALOID BIOSYNTHESIS IN TRANSGENIC TUBERS CONTAINING AN ANTISENSE STEROL GLYCO TRANSFERASE (SGT) GENE ENCODING A NOVEL ALKALOID DIGLYCOSIDE RHAMNOSYL TRANSFERASE. POTATO ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA PROCEEDINGS. 80(4):32.
Reduction of Total Steroidal Glycoalkaloids in Potato Tubers Using Antisense Constructs of a Gene Encoding a Solanidine Glucosyl Transferase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Cue, K.F., Corsini, D.L., Allen, P.V., Rockhold, D.R., Mccree, M.M., Sheperd, L., Moehs, C.P., Joyce, P., Davies, H.V., Belknap, W.R. 2004. Reduction of total steroidal glycoalkaloids in potato tubers using antisense constructs of a gene encoding a solanidine glucosyl transferase. Acta Horticulturae. 619: 77-86 (2003)
Glycoalkaloid Levels in a Genetically Modified Lenape. - (Abstract Only) - (01-Nov-99)
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