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Agricultural Research Service

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Jane M Marita
Cell Wall Biology and Utilization Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (608) 890-1321
Fax: (608) 890-0076

1925 LINDEN DR W
MADISON , WI 53706


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Incorporation of p-coumarates into the cell walls of alfalfa changes the lignin composition -
Cell wall composition and digestibility alterations in Brachypodium distachyon acheived through reduced expression of the UDP-arabinopyranose mutase -
Cell wall composition and digestibility alterations in Brachypodium distachyon achieved through reduced expression of the UDP-arabinopyranose mutase Reprint Icon -
Rancour, D.M., Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M., Rohr, N.A., Schmitz, R.J. 2015. Cell wall composition and digestibility alterations in Brachypodium distachyon achieved through reduced expression of the UDP-arabinopyranose mutase. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6:446. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00446.
Novel entries in a fungal biofilm matrix encyclopedia -
Zarnowski, R., Westler, W.M., Lacmbouh, G.A., Marita, J.M., Bothe, J., Bernhardt, J., Sahraoui, A., Fontaine, J., Sanchez, H., Hatfield, R.D., Ntambi, J.M., Nett, J.E., Mitchell, A.P., Andes, D.R. 2014. Novel entries in a fungal biofilm matrix encyclopedia. mBio. 5(4):e01333-14.
Identification and suppression of the p-coumaroyl-CoA: hydroxycinnamyl alcohol transferase in Zea mays L. Reprint Icon -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Rancour, D.M., Frost, K. 2014. Identification and suppression of the p-coumaroyl-CoA: hydroxycinnamyl alcohol transferase in Zea mays L. Plant Journal. 78(5):850-864.
Cell wall composition throughout development for the model grass Brachypodium distachyon Reprint Icon -
Rancour, D.M., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D. 2012. Cell wall composition throughout development for the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00266.
Sodium hydroxide pretreatment of genetically modified switchgrass for improved enzymatic release of sugars Reprint Icon -
Wang, Z., Li, R., Xu, J., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Qu, R., Cheng, J.J. 2012. Sodium hydroxide pretreatment of genetically modified switchgrass for improved enzymatic release of sugars. Bioresource Technology. 110:364-370.
Co-ensiling temperate grasses to improve protein use efficiency in ruminants -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E., Mertens, D.R. 2012. Co-ensiling temperate grasses to improve protein use efficiency in ruminants. In: Proceedings of the XVI International Silage Conference, July 2-4, 2012, Hameenlina, Finland. p. 132-133.
Polyphenol oxidase activity in co-ensiled temperate grasses -
Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing -
Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H., Hatfield, R.D., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M., Wilkerson, C. 2010. Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing. In: Proceedings of the XII Cell Wall Meeting, Porto, Portugal, 25-30 July 2010. Paper T12, p.8.
Enzymatic Processes Involved in the Incorporation of Hydroxycinnamates into Grass Cell Walls Reprint Icon -
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M. 2010. Enzymatic Processes Involved in the Incorporation of Hydroxycinnamates into Grass Cell Walls. Phytochemistry Reviews. 9:35-45.
In Vitro Proteolytic Inhibition, Polyphenol Oxidase Activity, and Soluble O-Diphenols in Grasses and Cereals -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2010. In Vitro Proteolytic Inhibition, Polyphenol Oxidase Activity, and Soluble O-Diphenols in Grasses and Cereals. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 58:959-966.
Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing -
Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D. 2009. Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing. Proceedings of IUFRO Rusts of Pines Conference. p. 11.
Grass Lignin Acylation: p-Coumaroyl Transferase Activity and Cell Wall Characteristics of C3 and C4 Grasses -
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M., Frost, K., Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Lu, F., Kim, H. 2009. Grass Lignin Acylation: p-Coumaroyl Transferase Activity and Cell Wall Characteristics of C3 and C4 Grasses. Planta. 229:1253-1267.
Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing -
Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D. 2009. Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing. In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Symposium on Wood, Fiber, and Pulping Chemistry, June 15-18, 2009, Oslo, Norway. Paper O-014.
CHARACTERIZATION OF P-COUMARATE ACCUMULATION, P-COUMAROYL TRANSFERASE, AND CELL WALL CHANGES DURING THE DEVELOPMENT OF CORN STEMS -
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M., Frost, K. 2008. Characterization of p-coumarate accumulation, p-coumaroyl transferase, and cell wall changes during the development of corn stems. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 88:2529-2537.
VARIABILITY OF GRASS LIGNIN ACYLATION -
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M., Frost, K. 2008. Variability of grass lignin acylation [abstract]. The Pan American Congress on Plants and Bioenergy, June 22-25, 2008, Merida, Mexico. Abstract M705, p. 36.
CHARACTERIZATION OF A p-COUMAROYL TRANSFERASE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INCORPORATION OF pCA INTO GRASS CELL WALLS -
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M. 2008. Characterization of a p-coumaroyl transferase responsible for the incorporation of pCA into grass cell walls [abstract]. Ferulate '08: An International Conference on Hydroxycinnamates and Related Plant Phenolics, August 25-27, 2008, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 53.
DESIGNING LIGNINS FOR IMPROVED BIOMASS PROCESSING -
Ralph, J., Hatfield, R.D., Grabber, J.H., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M. 2008. Designing lignins for improved biomass processing. In: Proceedings of the Funcfiber 2008 International Symposium on the Biology and Biotechnology of Wood, March 10-12, 2008, Umea, Sweden. p. 14
LIGNIN ACYLATION IN GRASSES -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Frost, K.E. 2007. Lignin acylation in grasses [abstract]. In: Program and Abstract Book of the Plant Biology and Botany 2007 Joint Congress, July 8-11, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. p. 106.
EFFECTS OF COUMARATE 3-HYDROXYLASE DOWNREGULATION ON LIGNIN STRUCTURE -
Ralph, J., Akiyama, T., Kim, H., Lu, F., Schatz, P.F., Marita, J.M., Ralph, S.A., Reddy, M., Chen, F., Dixon, R.A. 2006. Effects of coumarate 3-hydroxylase downregulation on lignin structure. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 281(13):8843-8853.
LIGNIN ACYLATION IN GRASSES -
Hatfield, R.H., Marita, J.M., Frost, K. 2005 Lignin acylation in grasses [abstract]. Cell Wall Biosynthesis Meeting, Paper No.78
POLYPHENOL OXIDASE ACTIVITY, O-DIPHENOLS, BROWNING, AND IN VITRO PROTEOLYTIC INHIBITION IN GRASSES -
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M., Brink, G.E. 2005. Polyphenol oxidase activity, o-diphenols, browning, and in vitro proteolytic inhibition in grasses [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings. Paper No. 241-3.
TOOLS FOR LIGNIN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS; APPLICATIONS TO C3H-DOWNREGULATION -
Ralph, J., Lu, F., Akiyama, T., Kim, H., Marita, J.M., Reddy, M.S., Dixon, R.A. 2005. Tools for lignin structural analysis; applications to C3H-downregulation. In: Proceedings of Biosynthesis of Plant Cell Walls, August 4-7, 2005, Pacific Grove, California. p. 11.
DETERMINATION OF POLYPHENOL OXIDASE ACTIVITY (PPO) AND PROTEOLYTIC INHIBITION IN GRASSES -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2005. Determination of polyphenol oxidase activity (PPO) and proteolytic inhibition in grasses [abstract]. Plant Biology. p. 210.
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Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2005. Polyphenol oxidase activity and in vitro proteolytic inhibition in grasses [abstract]. XIVth International Silage Conference. p. 210.
POLYPHENOL OXIDASE ACTIVITY AND IN VITRO PROTEOLYTIC INHIBITION IN GRASSES -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2005. Polyphenol oxidase activity and in vitro proteolytic inhibition in grasses. In: O'Mara, F.P., Wilkins, L., 't Mannetje, D.K., Lovett, R.A., Rogers, M., Boland, T.J., editors. XX International Grassland Congress: Offered Papers. Paper# 220.
PEROXIDASE-DEPENDENT CROSS-LINKING REACTIONS OF P-HYDROXYCINNAMATES IN PLANT CELL WALLS -
Ralph, J., Bunzel, M., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Lu, F., Kim, H., Schatz, P.F., Grabber, J.H., Steinhart, H. 2004. Peroxidase-dependent cross-linking reactions of p-hydroxycinnamates in plant cell walls. Phytochemistry Reviews. 3:79-96
LIGNINS: NATURAL POLYMERS FROM OXIDATIVE COUPLING OF 4-HYDROXYPHENYLPROPANOIDS -
Ralph, J., Lundquist, K., Brunow, G., Lu, F., Kim, H., Schatz, P.F., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Ralph, S.A., Christensen, J.H., Boerjan, W. 2004. Lignins: natural polymers from oxidative coupling of 4-hydroxyphenylpropanoids. Phytochemistry Reviews 3(1):29-60.
SEQUENCING AROUND 5-HYDROXYCONIFERYL ALCOHOL-DERIVED UNITS IN COMT-DEFICIENT LIGNINS -
LU, F., RALPH, J., MARITA, J.M., LAPIERRE, C., JOUANIN, L., BOERJAN, W. SEQUENCING AROUND 5-HYDROXYCONIFERYL ALCOHOL-DERIVED UNITS IN COMT-DEFICIENT LIGNINS. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON WOOD AND PULPING CHEMISTRY. 2003.
MODIFICATIONS IN LIGNIN OF TRANSGENIC ALFALFA DOWN-REGULATED IN COMT AND CCOAOMT -
MARITA, J.M., RALPH, J., HATFIELD, R.D., GUO, D., CHEN, F., DIXON, R. MODIFICATIONS IN LIGNIN OF TRANSGENIC ALFALFA DOWN-REGULATED IN COMT AND CCOAOMT. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON WOOD AND PULPING CHEMISTRY. 2003.
DETERMINING THE ROLE OF P-COUMARYL TRANSFERASE IN LIGNIFICATION OF GRASSES -
VARIATIONS IN THE CELL WALL COMPOSITION OF MAIZE BROWN MIDRIB MUTANTS -
MARITA, J.M., VERMERRIS, W., RALPH, J., HATFIELD, R.D. VARIATIONS IN THE CELL WALL COMPOSITION OF MAIZE BROWN MIDRIB MUTANTS. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 2003. v. 51. p. 1313-1321. v. 51. pp. 1313-1321.
MODIFICATIONS IN LIGNIN OF TRANSGENIC ALFALFA DOWNREGULATED IN CAFFEIC ACID 3-0-METHYLTRANSFERASE AND CAFFEOYL COENZYME A 3-0-METHYLTRANSFERASE -
SINAPATE DEHYDRODIMERS AND SINAPALE-FERULATE HETERODIMERS IN CEREAL DIETARY FIBER -
GENETIC ENGINEERING OF LIGNIN BIOSYNTHESIS IN POPLAR AND EFFECTS ON KRAFT PULPING -
STRUCTURAL AND COMPOSITIONAL MODIFICATIONS IN LIGNIN OF TRANSGENIC ALFALFA DOWN-REGULATED IN CAFFEIC ACID 3-O-METHYLTRANSFERASE AND CAFFEOYL COA 3-O-METHYLTRANSFERASE -
NMR PROOF THAT LIGNINS OF COMT-DEFICIENT TRANSGENIC AND MUTANT ANGIOSPERMS INCORPORATE 5-HYDROXCONIFERYL ALCOHOL -
ELUCIDATION OF NEW STRUCTURES IN LIGNINS OF CAD- AND COMT- DEFICIENT PLANTS BY NMR -
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