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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Savithiry Natarajan (Savi)

Research Molecular Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Analysis of soybean embryonic axis proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Krishnan, H.B., Khan, F.H., Chen, X., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, D.K. 2013. Analysis of soybean embryonic axis proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 9:309-332.
Differentially expressed proteins of soybean (Glycine max) pulvinus in light and dark conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, H., Garrett, W.M., Sullivan, J., Forseth, I., Natarajan, S.S. 2013. Differentially expressed proteins of soybean (Glycine max) pulvinus in light and dark conditions. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 9:157-171.
SoyProDB: A database for the identification of soybean seed proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tavakolan, M., Alkharouf, N.W., Khan, F.H., Natarajan, S.S. 2013. SoyProDB: A database for the identification of soybean seed proteins. Bioinformation. 9(3):165-167.
Highlights of recent articles on data mining in genomics & proteomics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S. 2013. Highlights of recent articles on data mining in genomics & proteomics. Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics. 4:1.
Expression analysis of kenaf cinnamate 4-hydroxylase (C4H) ortholog during developmental and stress responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J., Natarajan, S.S. 2013. Expression analysis of kenaf cinnamate 4-hydroxylase (C4H) ortholog during developmental and stress responses. Plant Omics. 6(1):65-72.
Gene expression profiling of the plant pathogenic basidiomycetous fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 reveals putative virulence factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakshman, D.K., Roberts, D.P., Alkharouf, N., Mitra, A., Natarajan, S.S. 2012. Gene expression profiling of the plant pathogenic basidiomycetous fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG 4 reveals putative virulence factors. Phytopathology. 104(5):1020-1035.
Inhibition of soybean seeds in warm water results in the release of copious amounts of Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor, a putative anticarcinogenic agent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palavalli, M.H., Natarajan, S.S., Wang, T.T., Krishnan, H.B. 2012. Inhibition of soybean seeds in warm water results in the release of copious amounts of Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor, a putative anticarcinogenic agent. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:3135-3143.
Evaluation of protein extraction methods suitable for two-dimensional gel electrophoresis of the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Macdonald, M.H., Garrett, W.M., Matthews, B.F., Natarajan, S.S. 2011. Evaluation of protein extraction methods suitable for two-dimensional gel electrophoresis of the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines). Analytical Biochemistry. 41(2):240-247.
Two-dimensional proteome reference maps for the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xi, C., Macdonald, M.H., Khan, F.H., Garrett, W.M., Matthews, B.F., Natarajan, S.S. 2011. Two-dimensional proteome reference maps for the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines. Proteomics. 11(24):4742-4746.
Distinct cell surface appendages produced by Sinorhizobium fredii USDA257 and S. fredii USDA191, cultivar-specific and nonspecific symbionts of soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Natarajan, S.S., Kim, W. 2011. Distinct cell surface appendages produced by Sinorhizobium fredii USDA257 and S. fredii USDA191, cultivar-specific and nonspecific symbionts of soybean. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(17):6240-6248.
Assessment of the natural variation of low abundant metabolic proteins in soybean seeds using proteomics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, D.K., Bae, H. 2011. Assessment of the natural variation of low abundant metabolic proteins in soybean seeds using proteomics. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 21:30-37.
Protein and metabolite composition of xylem sap from field-grown soybeans (Glycine max) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Natarajan, S.S., Bennett, J.O., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2011. Protein and metabolite composition of xylem sap from field-grown soybeans (Glycine max). Planta. 233:921-931.
Evaluating Natural Variability of Soybean proteins by Proteomic Tools - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S. 2010. Evaluating Natural Variability of Soybean proteins by Proteomic Tools. Journal of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 58(3), supplement 1:S26-S29..
An efficient extraction method to enhance analysis of low abundant proteins from soybean seed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Krishnan, H.B., Lakshman, S., Garrett, W.M. 2009. An efficient extraction method to enhance analysis of low abundant proteins from soybean seed. Analytical Biochemistry. 394(2):259-268.
In situ expression of trehalose synthesizing genes, TPS1 and TPPB, in Arabidopsis thaliana using the GUS reporter gene Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Sicher Jr, R.C., Natarajan, S.S., Bailey, B.A. 2009. In situ expression of trehalose synthesizing genes, TPS1 and TPPB, in Arabidopsis thaliana using the GUS reporter gene. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 98:311-319.
A Simple Method for Rapid Depletion of Rubisco from Soybean (Glycine max) Leaf for Proteomic Analysis of Lower Abundance Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Natarajan, S.S. 2009. A Simple Method for Rapid Depletion of Rubisco from Soybean (Glycine max) Leaf for Proteomic Analysis of Lower Abundance Proteins. Journal of Proteome Research. 70(17-18):1958-1964.
A Simple Procedure for Depletion of Storage Proteins From Soybean (Glycine max) Seeds to Aid Proteome Analysis - (Abstract Only) - (21-Apr-09)
A Rapid and Simple Procedure for the Depletion of Abundant Storage Proteins from Legume Seeds to Advance Proteome Analysis: A Case Study Using Glycine Max - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Oehrle, N.W., Natarajan, S.S. 2009. A Rapid and Simple Procedure for the Depletion of Abundant Storage Proteins from Legume Seeds to Advance Proteome Analysis: A Case Study Using Glycine Max. Proteomics. 9:3174-3188.
Influence of sample preparation on the assay of isoflavones - (Review Article)
Luthria, D.L., Natarajan, S.S. 2009. Influence of sample preparation on the assay of isoflavones. Planta Medica. 75:704-710.
Utility of proteomics techniques for assessing protein expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Cregan, P.B., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Luthria, D.L. 2008. Utility of proteomics techniques for assessing protein expression. Journal of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 54:S32-S36.
Natural Variation of Storage Proteins and Isoflavones in Wild and Cultivated Soybeans - (Abstract Only)
Natarajan, S.S., Luthria, D.L., Bae, H., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Cregan, P.B., Song, Q., Xu, C. 2007. Natural variation of storage proteins and isoflavones in wild and cultivated soybeans. Biosafety Workshop Proceedings. p. 37-39.
Optimized protein extraction methods for proteomic analysis of Rhizoctonia solani Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, S.S., Garrett, W.M., Lakshman, S., Dhar, A.K. 2008. Optimized protein extraction methods for proteomic analysis of Rhizoctonia solani. Mycologia. 100:867-875.
Utility of Proteomic tools for assessing protein expression in soybeans - (Popular Publication)
Natarajan, S.S. 2008. Utility of Proteomic tools for assessing protein expression in soybeans. Association for Advancement in Plant Pathology Newsletter. 3(1)3.
Utility of proteomics techniques for assessing protein expression - (Proceedings)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Cregan, P.B., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Luthria, D.L. 2007. Utility of proteomics techniques for assessing protein expression. Meeting Abstract. p. 51-55.
Impact of Solar Ultraviolet-B Radiation on the Antioxidant Defense System in Soybean Lines Differing in Flavonoid Contents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Natarajan, S.S., Sullivan, J.H. 2007. Impact of Solar Ultraviolet-B Radiation on the Antioxidant Defense System in Soybean Lines Differing in Flavonoid Contents. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 63:39-48.
Application of proteomic tools for assessing transgenic soybeans for biosafety studies - (Proceedings)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Cregan, P.B., Luthria, D.L. 2007. Application of proteomic tools for assessing transgenic soybeans for biosafety studies. Brazilian Biosafety Conference. p. 129.
Determination of optimal protein quantity required to identify abundant and less abundant soybean seed proteins by 2D-PAGE and MS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Bae, H., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M. 2007. Determination of optimal protein quantity required to identify abundant and less abundant soybean seed proteins by 2D-PAGE and MS. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 25:55-62.
Impact of Solar Ultraviolet-B Radiation on the Proteome in Soybean Lines Differing in Flavonoid Contents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Sullivan, J.H., Garrett, W.M., Caperna, T.J., Natarajan, S.S. 2007. Impact of Solar Ultraviolet-B Radiation on the Proteome in Soybean Lines Differing in Flavonoid Contents. Proteomics. 69:38-48.
Proteomic and genetic analysis of glycinin subunits of sixteen soybean genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Bae, H., Bailey, B.A., Cregan, P.B., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Luthria, D.L. 2007. Proteomic and genetic analysis of glycinin subunits of sixteen soybean genotypes. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 45(6):436-444.
Proteomic analysis of the distribution of the major seed allergens in sixteen soybean genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Cregan, P.B., Bae, H., Luthria, D.L., Natarajan, S.S. 2007. Proteomic analysis of the distribution of the major seed allergens in sixteen soybean genotypes. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 87:2511-2518.
Are There Any Correlations Between Proteins and Bioactive Isoflavones in Soybeans? - (Abstract Only)
Xu, C., Luthria, D.L., Bae, H., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Song, Q., Cregan, P.B., Natarajan, S.S. 2007. Are there any correlations between proteins and bioactive isoflavones in soybeans?.[abstract]. BARC Poster Day.
Proteome Analysis and Characterization of Phenotypes of Lesion Mimic Mutant Spotted Leaf 6 in Rice. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sang Gu, K., Nurul, M., Bae, H., Natarajan, S.S. 2007. Proteome Analysis and Characterization of Phenotypes of Lesion Mimic Mutant Spotted Leaf 6 in Rice. Proteomics(2007). 7:2447-2458
Putative Promoters Isolated From Infectious Hypodermal and Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus of Shrimp Drive Expression of a Reporter Gene in Bacteria, Insect Cells, Fish Cells, and Shrimp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dhar, A.K., Lakshman, D.K., Natarajan, Allnutt, F.C.T. and van Beek, N.A.M. 2007. Functional characterization of putative promotor elements from infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) in shrimp and in insect and fish cell lines. Virus Research. 127(1):1-8.
Coordinated regulation of polyamine biosynthesis in Theobroma cacao (cacao) tissues responding to stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bae, H., Kim, S., Kim, M.S., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Strem, M.D., Natarajan, S.S., Bailey, B.A. 2008. Coordinated regulation of polyamine biosynthesis in Theobroma cacao (cacao) tissues responding to stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 46:174-188.
Characterization of a lipoate-protein ligase A gene of rice (Oryza sativa L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kang, S., Jeong, H., Lee, E., Natarajan, S.S. 2007. Characterization of a lipoate-protein ligase A gene of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Gene. 393(1):53-61.
Identification of glycinin and beta-conglycinin subunits that contribute to the increased protein content of high-protein soybean lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Natarajan, S.S., Mahmoud, A.A., Nelson, R.L. 2007. Identification of glycinin and beta-conglycinin subunits that contribute to the increased protein content of high-protein soybean lines. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55(5):1839-1845.
Comparison of Extraction Solvents and Techniques Used for the Assay of Isoflavones from Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luthria, D.L., Biswas, R., Natarajan, S.S. 2007. Comparison of extraction solvents and techniques used for the assay of isoflavones from soybean. Food Chemistry. 105:325-333.
Influence of Extraction Solvents and Delipidation on Assay of Isoflavones from Soybean (Experimental Biology Annual Meeting 2007, Washington DC) - (Abstract Only)
Luthria, D.L., Biswas, R., Natarajan, S.S. 2007. Influence of Extraction Solvents and Delipidation on Assay of Isoflavones from Soybean. Experimental Biology, April 25, 2007, Washington, D.C.
Characterization of Major Allergen Proteins of Soybean by Proteomic Tools - (Abstract Only)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Cregan, P.B., Bae, H., Garrett, W.M. 2006. Characterization of major allergen proteins of soybean by proteomic tools. Mid Atlantic Plant Molecular Biology Society Conference 2006. August 17-18, 2006. Beltsville MD. Abstract #11. .
Assessment of Indigenous Nepalese Soybean As a Potential Germplasm Resource for Improvement of Protein in North American Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Natarajan, S.S., Mahmoud, A.A., Bennett, J.O., Krishnan, A.H., Prasad, B.N. 2006. Assessment of indigenous nepalese soybean as a potential germplasm resource for improvement of protein in north american cultivars. Plant Science. 54:5489-5497.
Proteomic and Genomic Characterization of Kunitz Trypsin Inhibitors in Wild and Cultivated Soybean Genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Bae, H., Bailey, B.A. 2006. Proteomic and genomic characterization of kunitz trypsin inhibitors in wild and cultivated soybean genotypes. Journal of Plant Physiology. 164(6):756-763.
Proteomic Analysis of Allergen and Antinutritional Proteins in Wild and Cultivated Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Bae, H., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M. 2006. Proteomic analysis of allergen and antinutritional proteins in wild and cultivated soybean. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 15: 103-108.
Separation and Identification of Soybean Leaf Proteins by Two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis and Mass Spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, C., Garrett, W.M., Sullivas, J., Caperna, T.J., Natarajan, S.S. 2006. Separation and identification of soybean leaf proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry. Phytochemistry. 67: 2431-2440.
Effect of Six Decades of Selective Breeding on Soybean Protein Composition and Quality: a Biochemical and Molecular Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahmoud, A.A., Natarajan, S.S., Bennett, J.O., Mawhinney, T.P., Wiebold, W.J., Krishnan, H.B. 2006. Effect of six decades of selective breeding on soybean protein composition and quality: a biochemical and molecular analysis. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54(11):3916-3922.
Characterization of Storage Proteins in Wild (Glycine Boja) and Cultivated (Glycine Max) Soybean Seeds Using Proteomic Analysis. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Bae, H., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M. 2006. Characterization of storage proteins in wild (glycine boja) and cultivated (glycine max) soybean seeds using proteomic analysis.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. v. 54:3114-3120.
Proteomic Characterization of Allergen Proteins in Sixteen Soybean Genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Cregan, P.B., Bae, H., Garrett, W.M. 2006. Proteomic characterization of allergen proteins in sixteen soybean genotypes [abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting 2006. August 05-09, Boston, MA. Abstract No. 32025.
Separation and Identification of Soybean Leaf Proteins by 2d-Page and Mass Spectrometry - (Abstract Only)
Xu, C., Garrett, W.M., Sullivan, J., Caperna, T.J., Natarajan, S.S. 2005. Separation and identification of soybean leaf proteins by 2d-page and mass spectrometry [abstract]. Mid Atlantic Plant Molecular Biology Society Conference. Paper No. 16.
Proteomic Analysis of Beta-Gonglycinin and Glycinin in Different Soybean Genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Natarajan, S.S., Cregan, P.B., Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M., Sullivan, J. 2005. Proteomic analysis of beta-gonglycinin and glycinin in different soybean genotypes [abstract]. Mid Atlantic Plant Molecular Biology Society Conference. Paper No. 7.
Comparison of Protein Solubilization Method Suitable for Proteomic Analysis of Soybean Seed Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M. 2005. Comparison of protein solubilization method suitable for proteomic analysis of soybean seed proteins. Analytical Biochemistry. 342: 214-220.
Proteome Analysis of Soybean Proteins - (Abstract Only)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M. 2004. Proteome analysis of soybean proteins [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. Abstract p.17.
Selection of An Efficient Method to Characterize Soybean Seed Proteins for 2d and Maldi-Tof Analysis - (Abstract Only)
Natarajan, S.S., Xu, C., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M. 2004. Selection of an efficient method to characterize soybean seed proteins for 2D and MALDI-TOF analysis [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Abstract 710.
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