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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Scott R Baerson
Natural Products Utilization Research
General Biological Science

Phone: (662) 915-7965
Fax: (662) 915-1035

P O BOX 1157
OXFORD , MS 386550000

Projects
New Weed Management Tools from Natural Product-Based Discoveries
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429936
Bilateral Allelopathy Research
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 429898

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Identification of a novel cytochrome P450 CYP321B1 gene from tobacco cutworm moth (Spodoptera litura) and RNA interference to evaluate its role in commonly used insecticides. -
Wang, R., Zhu-Salzman, K., Baerson, S.R., Xin, X., Li, J., Su, Y., Zeng, R. 2016. Identification of a novel cytochrome P450 CYP321B1 gene from tobacco cutworm moth (Spodoptera litura) and RNA interference to evaluate its role in commonly used insecticides.. Insect Science. DOI 10.1111/1744-7917.12315.
Investigating sesquiterpene biosynthesis in Ginkgo biloba: molecular cloning and functional characterization of (E,E)-farnesol and a-bisabolene synthases -
Parveen, I., Wang, M., Zhao, J., Chittiboyina, A.G., Tabanca, N., Ali, A., Baerson, S.R., Techen, N., Chappell, J., Khan, I.A., Pan, Z. 2015. Investigating sesquiterpene biosynthesis in Ginkgo biloba: molecular cloning and functional characterization of (E,E)-farnesol and a-bisabolene synthases. Plant Molecular Biology. 89:451-462.
A novel cytochrome P450 CYP6AB14 gene in Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its potential role in plant allelochemical detoxification Reprint Icon -
Wang, R., Xia, Q., Baerson, S.R., Ren, Y., Wang, J., Su, Y., Zheng, S., Zeng, R. 2015. A novel cytochrome P450 CYP6AB14 gene in Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its potential role in plant allelochemical detoxification. Journal of Insect Physiology. 75:54-62.
Priming of jasmonate-mediated anti-herbivore defense responses in rice by silicon -
Ye, M., Song, Y., Long, J., Zhu-Salzman, K., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Xie, J., Cai, K., Luo, S., Zeng, R. 2013. Priming of jasmonate-mediated anti-herbivore defense responses in rice by silicon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. p.E3631-E3639.
Differential morphological, cytological and biochemical responses of two rice cultivars to coumarin -
Mahmood, K., Khan, M.B., Song, Y., Ye, M., Long, J., Luo, S., Baerson, S.R., Zeng, R. 2013. Differential morphological, cytological and biochemical responses of two rice cultivars to coumarin. Allelopathy Journal. 31:281-296.
Sorghum allelopathy – from ecosystem to molecule -
Weston, L.A., Alsaadawi, I.S., Baerson, S.R. 2013. Sorghum allelopathy – from ecosystem to molecule. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:142-153.
Phytochemicals for pest management: current advances and future opportunities -
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Cantrell, C.L., Wedge, D.E., Meepagala, K.M., Pan, Z., Rimando, A.M., Schrader, K., Tabanca, N., Owens, D.K., Dayan, F.E. 2013. Phytochemicals for pest management: current advances and future opportunities. Recent Advances in Phytochemistry. 43:71-94.
A potential plant-derived antifungal acetylenic acid mediates its activity by interfering with fatty acid homeostasis Reprint Icon -
Xu, T., Tripathi, S.K., Feng, Q., Lorenz, M.C., Wright, M.A., Jacob, M.R., Mask, M.M., Baerson, S.R., Li, X., Clark, A.M., Agarwal, A.K. 2012. A potential plant-derived antifungal acetylenic acid mediates its activity by interfering with fatty acid homeostasis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56(6):2894-2907.
Effects of simulated acid rain on the allelopathic potential of invasive weed Wedelia trilobata -
Wang, R., Rehman, S.U., Liang, X., Song, Y., Su, Y., Baerson, S.R., Zeng, R. 2012. Effects of simulated acid rain on the allelopathic potential of invasive weed Wedelia trilobata. Allelopathy Journal. 30: 23-32.
In planta production of the highly potent resveratrol analogue pterostilbene via stilbene synthase and O-methyltransferase co-expression -
Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Polashock, J.J., Mizuno, C.S., Dayan, F.E., Snook, M.E., Liu, C., Baerson, S.R. 2011. In planta production of the highly potent resveratrol analogue pterostilbene via stilbene synthase and O-methyltransferase co-expression. Plant Biotechnology. 10:269-283.
The marine sponge-derived polyketide endoperoxide plakortide F acid mediates its antifungal activity by interfering with calcium homeostasis -
Xu, T., Feng, Q., Jacob, M.R., Avula, B., Mask, M.M., Baerson, S.R., Tripathi, S.K., Mohammed, R., Hamann, M.T., Khan, I.A., Walker, L.A., Clark, A.M., Agarwal, A.K. 2011. The marine sponge-derived polyketide endoperoxide plakortide F acid mediates its antifungal activity by interfering with calcium homeostasis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 55(4):1611-1621.
Alkylresorcinol biosynthesis in plants: new insights from an ancient enzyme family -
Baerson, S.R., Schroder, J., Cook, D., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Dayan, F.E., Noonan, B.P., Duke, S.O. 2010. Alkylresorcinol biosynthesis in plants: new insights from an ancient enzyme family. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 5(10):1-4.
Sorgoleone -
Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Baerson, S.R., Gimsing, A., Duke, S.O. 2010. Sorgoleone. Phytochemistry. 71:1032-1039.
Alkylresorcinol Synthases Expressed in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs Play an Essential Role in the Biosynthesis of the Allelopathic Benzoquinone Sorgoleone -
Cook, D., Rimando, A.M., Clemente, T.E., Schroder, J., Dayan, F.E., Nanayakkara, D., Pan, Z., Noonan, B.P., Fishbein, M., Abe, I., Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R. 2010. Alkylresorcinol Synthases Expressed in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs Play an Essential Role in the Biosynthesis of the Allelopathic Benzoquinone Sorgoleone. The Plant Cell. 22:867-887.
Genomics and Weeds: A Synthesis -
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Gressel, J. 2009. Genomics and Weeds: A Synthesis. In: Weedy and Invasive Plant Genomics, C.N. Stewart, ed., Blackwell Publishing, Singapore. pp. 221-247.
Identification of Molecular Pathways Affected by Pterostilbene, a Natural Dimethylether Analog of Resveratrol -
Pan, Z., Agarwal, A., Xu, T., Feng, Q., Baerson, S.R., Duke, S.O., Rimando, A.M. 2008. Identification of Molecular Pathways Affected by Pterostilbene, a Natural Dimethylether Analog of Resveratrol. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 1(7):1-13.
Probing Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Root Hairs -
Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z. 2008. Probing Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Root Hairs. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 3(9):667-670.
Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Effects on Plants -
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Kagan, I., Sanchez-Moreiras, A., Reigosa, M.J., Pedrol, N., Schulz, M. Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Effects on Plants. In "Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry", eds. R.S. Zeng, A.U. Mallik, and S.M. Luo, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 157-167.
A Functional Genomics Investigation of Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs -
Baerson, S.R., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Nanayakkara, N., Liu, C., Schroder, J., Fishbein, M., Pan, Z., Kagan, I., Pratt, L.H., Cordonnier-Pratt, M., Duke, S.O. 2007. A Functional Genomics Investigation of Allelochemical Biosynthesis in Sorghum Bicolor Root Hairs. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283(6):3231-3247.
Biocontrol of Weeds with Allelopathy: Conventional and Transgenic Approaches -
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Dayan, F.E., Belz, R.G. 2007. Biocontrol of Weeds with Allelopathy: Conventional and Transgenic Approaches. In Novel Biotechnologies for Biocontrol Agent Enhancement and Management, M. Vurro & J. Gressel, eds., Springer, The Netherlands. pp. 75-85.
FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF DESATURASES INVOLVED IN THE FORMATION OF THE TERMINAL DOUBLE BOND OF A UNIQUE 16:3 FATTY ACID ISOLATED FROM SORGHUM BICOLOR ROOT HAIRS -
Pan, Z., Rimando, A.M., Baerson, S.R., Fishbein, M., Duke, S.O. 2007. Functional characterization of desaturases involved in the formation of the terminal double bond of a unique 16:3 fatty acid isolated from sorghum bicolor root hairs. Journal of Biological Chemistry. V. 282(7):4326-4335.
A Plethora of Polyketides: Structures, Biological Activities and Enzymes -
Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M. 2007. A Plethora of Polyketides: Structures, Biological Activities and Enzymes. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. In Polyketides: Biosynthesis, Biological Activity and Genetic Engineering, A. Rimando and S. Baerson, eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. pp. 2-14.
Molecular and Biochemical Investigations of Sorgoleone Biosynthesis -
Cook, D., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R. 2006. Molecular and Biochemical Investigations of Sorgoleone Biosynthesis. In Recent Advances in Phytochemistry: Integrative Plant Biochemistry. J.T. Romeo, ed. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 40:157-177.
Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of Novel Polyketide Synthases Likely To Be Involved in the Biosynthesis of Sorgoleone -
Cook, D., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Nanayakkara, D., Pan, Z., Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R. 2007. Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of Novel Polyketide Synthases Likely To Be Involved in the Biosynthesis of Sorgoleone. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. 955:141-151.
THE USE OF FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS TO ADVANCE ALLELOPATHIC SCIENCE-INVESTIGATING SORGOLEONE BIOSYNTHESIS AS AN EXAMPLE -
Baerson, S.R., Cook, D., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Duke, S.O. 2005. The use of functional genomics to advance allelopathic science-investigating sorgoleone biosynthesis as an example. HArper, J.D.I., An, M., Wu, H., Kent J.H., Eds. Charles Sturts University, Wagga Wagga, Australia. Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Allelopathy. p. 191-196.
MANIPULATING THE LIPID RESORCINOL PATHWAY TO ENHANCE ALLELOPATHY IN RICE -
Dayan, F.E., Cook, D., Baerson, S.R., Rimando, A.M. 2005. Manipulating the lipid resorcinol pathway to enhance allelopathy in rice. Harper, J.D.I., An, M., Wu, H., Kent, J.H., Editors. Charles Sturts Unviersity, Wagga Wagga, Australia. Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Allelopathy. p. 175-181.
Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Modes of Action and Defenses Against Allelochemicals -
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Kagan, I., Sanchez-Moreiras, A., Reigosa, M.J., Pedrol-Bonjoch, N., Schulz, M. 2005. Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Modes of Action and Defenses Against Allelochemicals. Harper, J.D.I., An, M., Wu, H., Kent, J.H., Editors. Charles Sturts University, Wagga Wagga, Australia. Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Allelopathy. P. 107-113.
SAURURUS CERNUUS LIGNANS - POTENT SMALL MOLECULE INHIBITORS OF HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR-1 -
Hossain, C.F., Kim, Y., Baerson, S.R., Zhang, L., Bruick, R.K., Mohammed, K.A., Agarwal, A.K., Nagle, D.G., Zhou, Y. 2005. Saururus cernuus lignans - potent small molecule inhibitors of hypoxia-inducible factor-1. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 333(3):1026-1033.
DETOXIFICATION AND TRANSCRIPTOME RESPONSE IN ARABIDOPSIS SEEDLINGS EXPOSED TO THE ALLELOCHEMICAL BENZOXAZOLIN-2(3H)-ONE (BOA) -
Baerson, S.R., Sanchez-Moreiras, A., Pedrol-Bonjoch, N., Schulz, M., Kagan, I., Agarwal, A.K., Reigosa, M.J., Duke, S.O. 2005. Detoxification and transcriptome response in arabidopsis seedlings exposed to the allelochemical benzoxazolin-2(3h)-one (boa). Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280(23): 21867-21881.
A FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS APPROACH FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF GENES INVOLVED IN THE BIOSYNTHESIS OF THE ALLELOCHEMICAL SORGOLEONE -
Baerson, S.R., Dayan, F.E., Rimando, A.M., Pan, Z., Cook, D., Nanyakkara, N., Duke, S.O. A functional genomics approach for the identification of genes involved in the biosynthesis of the allelochemical sorgoleone. Rimando, A.M., Duke, S.O., editors. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. Natural Products for Pest Management. 2006. p. 265-277.
GLOBAL GENE EXPRESSION APPROACHES TO MODE-OF-ACTION STUDIES WITH NATURAL PRODUCT-BASED PESTICIDES -
Kagan, I., Michel, A., Scheffler, B.E., Prause, A., Baerson, S.R., Duke, S.O. Global gene expression approaches to mode-of-action studies with natural product-based pesticides. Rimando, A.M., Duke, S.O., editors. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. Natural Products for Pest Management. 2006. pp. 255-264.
New Herbicide Target Sites From Natural Compounds -
Duke, S.O., Dayan, F.E., Kagan, I., Baerson, S.R. 2005. New Herbicide Target Sites From Natural Compounds. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. 892:151-160.
THE POTENTIAL FOR ADVANCES IN CROP ALLELOPATHY -
Duke, S.O., Belz, R.G., Baerson, S.R., Pan, Z., Cook, D., Dayan, F.E. 2005. The potential for advances in crop allelopathy. Outlooks on Pest Management. 16:64-68.
HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR-1 ACTIVATION BY (-)- EPICATECHIN GALLATE: POTENTIAL ADVERSE EFFECTS OF CANCER CHEMOPREVENTION WITH HIGH-DOSE GREEN TEA EXTRACT -
Zhou, Y., Kim, Y., Li, X., Baerson, S.R., Agarwal, A.K., Hodges, T.W., Ferreira, D., Nagle, D.G. 2004. Hypoxia-inducible factor-1 activation by (-)- epicatechin gallate: potential adverse effects of cancer chemoprevention with high-dose green tea extract. Journal of Natural Products. 67:2063-2069.
GENOME-WIDE EXPRESSION PROFILING OF THE RESPONSE TO POLYENE, PYRIMIDINE, AZOLE, AND ECHINOCANDIN ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE -
Agarwal, A.K., Baerson, S.R., Rogers, P., Jacob, M.R., Barker, K.S., Cleary, J.D., Walker, L.A., Nagle, D.G., Clark, A.M. 2003. Genome-wide expression profiling of the response to polyene, pyrimidine, azole, and echinocandin antifungal agents in saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278:34998-35015.
Ethylmethanesulfonate Saturation Mutagenesis in Arabidopsis to Determine Frequency of Herbicide Resistance -
Jander, G., Baerson, S.R., Hudak, J.A., Gonzalez, K.A., Gruys, K.J., Last, R.L. 2003. Ethylmethanesulfonate Saturation Mutagenesis in Arabidopsis to Determine Frequency of Herbicide Resistance. Plant Physiology. 131:139-146.
ARS RESEARCH ON NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR PEST MANAGEMENT -
DUKE, S.O., BAERSON, S.R., DAYAN, F.E., RIMANDO, A.M., SCHEFFLER, B.E., TELLEZ, M.R., WEDGE, D.E., AKEY, D.H., ARTHUR, F.H., DE LUCCA II, A.J. ARS RESEARCH ON NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR PEST MANAGEMENT. PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. 2003. V.59:708-717.
STRATEGIES FOR THE USE OF NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR WEED MANAGEMENT -
DUKE, S.O., RIMANDO, A.M., BAERSON, S.R., SCHEFFLER, B.E., OTA, E., BELZ, R.G. STRATEGIES FOR THE USE OF NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR WEED MANAGEMENT. JOURNAL OF PESTICIDE SCIENCE. 2002. V.27:298-306.
GLYPHOSATE -
DUKE, S.O., BAERSON, S.R., RIMANDO, A.M. HERBICIDES: GLYPHOSATE. AVAILABLE FROM: HTTP://WWW.MRW.INTERSCIENCE.WILEY.COM/EOA/ARTICLES/AGR119/FRAME.HTML. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AGROCHEMICALS [2003].
NATURAL PHYTOTOXINS WITH POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPMENT FOR WEED MANAGEMENT (DAN HESS MEMORIAL LECTURE) -
DUKE, S.O., DAYAN, F.E., BAERSON, S.R., ROMAGNI, J.G., AGARWAL, A., OLIVA, A. NATURAL PHYTOTOXINS WITH POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPMENT FOR WEED MANAGEMENT (DAN HESS MEMORIAL LECTURE). International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. 2003. "Chemistry of Crop Protection". PP.143-154.
Investigating the Mechanism of Glyphosate Resistance in Rigid Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) -
Baerson, S.R., Rodriquez, D.J., Biest, N.A., Tran, M., You, J., Kreuger, R.W., Dill, G.M., Pratley, J.E., Gruys, K.J. 2002. Investigating the Mechanism of Glyphosate Resistance in Rigid Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum). Weed Science. 50:721-730.
Glyphosate-Resistant Goosegrass. Identification of a Mutation in the Target Enzyme 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate Synthase -
Baerson, S.R., Rodriquez, D.J., Tran, M., Feng, Y., Biest, N.A., Dill, G.M. 2002. Glyphosate-Resistant Goosegrass. Identification of a Mutation in the Target Enzyme 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate Synthase. Plant Physiology. 129:1265-1275.
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