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Agricultural Research Service

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Shawn Christensen
Chemistry Research Unit
Research Plant Physiologist

Phone: (352) 374-5739
Fax: (352) 374-5707

1700 S.W. 23RD DR
GAINESVILLE, FL, 32608


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The accumulation of terpenoid phytoalexins in maize roots is associated with drought tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Sep-14)
Role of plant elicitor peptides and phytoalexins in enhancing maize resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection - (Abstract Only) - (13-Aug-14)
Isolation and structural elucidation of acidic terpenoid phytoalexins in maize and their interactions with Aspergillus flavus - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jul-14)
The novel maize 9-lipoxygenase, ZmLOX12, is required to mount an effective defense against Fusarium verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-May-14)
Effects of elevated CO2 on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Dafoe, N.J., Christensen, S.A., Sims, J.W., Martins, V.F., Swerbilow, J.C., Romero, M.I., Alborn, H.T., Allen Jr, L.H., Teal, P.E. 2014. Effects of elevated CO2 on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides. Plant Cell and Environment. doi: 10.1111/pce.12337.
Biosynthesis, regulation and roles of monocot terpenoid phytoalexins - (Review Article) - (17-Jan-14)
Two closely related members of Arabidopsis 13-LOXs, LOX3 and LOX4, reveal distinct functions in response to plantparasitic nematode infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ozalvo, R., Cabrera, J., Escobar, C., Christensen, S.A., Borrego, E.J., Kolomiets, M.V., Castresana, C., Iberkleid, I., Horowitz, S.B. 2014. Two closely related members of Arabidopsis 13-LOXs, LOX3 and LOX4, reveal distinct functions in response to plantparasitic nematode infection. Molecular Plant Pathology. 15(4):319-332.
Seed treatment with live or dead Fusarium verticillioides equivalently reduces the severity of subsequent stalk rot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, V.F., Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Christensen, S.A., Sims, J.W., Benda, N.D., Swerbilow, J.C., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2013. Seed treatment with live or dead Fusarium verticillioides equivalently reduces the severity of subsequent stalk rot. Journal of Phytopathology. 1-4.
Maize pathogens suppress inducible phytoalexin production to thwart innate plant immunity - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jul-13)
Isolation and identificaton of novel terpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jul-13)
Maize kauralexins: insights into structure, function, and biosynthesis - (Abstract Only) - (05-Jun-13)
The maize lipoxygenase, ZmLOX10, mediates green leaf volatile, jasmonate, and herbivore-induced plant volatile production for defense against insect attack - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christensen, S.A., Nemchenko, A., Borrego, E., Murray, I., Sobhy, I.S., Bosak, L., Deblasio, S., Matthias, E., Christelle, R., Vaughn, K.A., Herrfurth, C., Tumlinson, J., Feussner, I., Jackson, D., Turlings, T., Engelberth, J., Nansen, C., Meeley, R., Kolomiets, M.V. 2013. The maize lipoxygenase, ZmLOX10, mediates green leaf volatile, jasmonate, and herbivore-induced plant volatile production for defense against insect attack. Plant Journal. 74:59-73.
Last Modified: 12/25/2014
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