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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Jay E Mellon
Food and Feed Safety Research
Plant Physiologist

Phone: (504) 286-4358
Fax: (504) 286-4419

Room RM 2125
1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD.
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS , LA 70124


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Identification of hydrolytic activities expressed by Aspergillus flavus grown on cotton carpel tissue -
Mellon, J.E., Mattison, C.P., Grimm, C.C. 2016. Identification of hydrolytic activities expressed by Aspergillus flavus grown on cotton carpel tissue. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 94:67-74.
A. flavus-secreted proteins during an in vivo fungal-cotton carpel tissue interaction -
Mellon, J.E., Mattison, C.P., Grimm, C.C. 2015. A. flavus-secreted proteins during an in vivo fungal-cotton carpel tissue interaction. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 92:38-41.
Extracellular xylanolytic and pectinolytic hydrolase production by A. flavus isolates contributes to crop invasion -
Mellon, J.E. 2015. Extracellular xylanolytic and pectinolytic hydrolase production by A. flavus isolates contributes to crop invasion. Toxins. 7(8):3257-3266. DOI: 10.3390/toxins.7083257.
Challenges facing the biological control strategy for eliminating aflatoxin contamination -
Ehrlich, K., Moore, G.G., Mellon, J.E., Bhatnagar, D. 2015. Challenges facing the biological control strategy for eliminating aflatoxin contamination. World Mycotoxin Journal. 8(2):225-233.
Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens -
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B., Moore, G.G. 2014. Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 59(2):161-168.
Effects of temperature and medium composition on inhibitory activities of gossypol-related compounds against aflatoxigenic fungi -
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B. 2013. Effects of temperature and medium composition on inhibitory activities of gossypol-related compounds against aflatoxigenic fungi. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 115:179-186.
Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi -
Mellon, J.E., Zelaya, C.A., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B., Klich, M.A. 2012. Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:2740-2745.
Immunohistochemical investigation of cotton carpel tissue exposed to xylanolytic hydrolases of Aspergillus flavus -
Mellon, J.E., Vaughn, K.C. 2011. Immunohistochemical investigation of cotton carpel tissue exposed to xylanolytic hydrolases of Aspergillus flavus. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 76:34-38.
Identification of a major xylanase from A flavus as a 14-kD protein -
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Callicott, K.A., Abbas, H.K. 2011. Identification of a major xylanase from A. flavus as a 14-kD protein. Mycopathologia. 172:299-305.
Inhibitory effects of gossypol-related compounds on growth of Aspergillus flavus -
Mellon, J.E., Zelaya, C.A., Dowd, M.K. 2011. Inhibitory effects of gossypol-related compounds on growth of Aspergillus flavus. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52:406-412.
Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization -
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2007. Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 77(3):497-504.
Preliminary purification and characterization of a xylnase activity from Aspergillus flavus -
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J. 2007. Preliminary purification and characterization of a xylnase activity from Aspergillus flavus. Proceedings of the 2007 Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 147-152.
BIOCOMPETITIVE EXCLUSION OF AFLATOXIN PRODUCING FUNGI -
Cotty, P.J., Mellon, J.E. 2006. Biocompetitive Exclusion of Aflatoxin Producing Fungi. In: Barug, D., Bhatnagar, D., van der Kamp, J. W., van Osenbruggen, W. A., Visonti, A., editors. The Mycotoxin Factbook. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 179-192.
ECOLOGY OF AFLATOXIN PRODUCING FUNGI AND BIOCONTROL OF AFLATOXIN CONTAMINATION -
Cotty, P.J., Mellon, J.E. 2006. Ecology of aflatoxin producing fungi and biocontrol of aflatoxin contamination. Mycotoxin Research. 22(2):110-117.
SUBSTRATE UTILIZATION BY ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS IN INOCULATED WHOLE CORN KERNELS AND ISOLATED SEED TISSUES -
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Cotty, P.J. 2005. Substrate utilization by Aspergillus flavus in inoculated whole corn kernels and isolated tissues. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53(6):2351-2357.
INHIBITION OF AFLATOXIN BIOSYNTHESIS IN ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS BY DIFERULOYLPUTRESCINE AND P-COUMAROYLFERULOYLPUTRESCINE -
Mellon, J.E., Moreau, R.A. 2004. Inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus by diferuloylputrescine and p-coumaroylferuloylputrescine. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52(21):6660-6663.
EXPRESSION OF POLYGALACTURONASE ACTIVITY AMONG ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS ISOLATES FROM SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES -
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J. 2004. Expression of pectinase activity among Aspergillus flavus isolates from southwestern and southeastern United States. Mycopathologia. 157(3):333-338.
EFFECTS OF OPTICALLY ACTIVE GOSSYPOL ON CONIDIA GERMINATION AND GROWTH OF ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS -
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2003. Effects of optically active gossypol on conidia germination and growth of Aspergillus flavus. Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. A29-A32.
EFFECTS OF OPTICALLY ACTIVE GOSSYPOL ON GROWTH PARAMETERS OF ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS -
Mellon, J.E., Cotty, P.J., Dowd, M.K. 2002. Effects of optically active gossypol on growth parameters of aspergillus flavus [abstract]. Proceedings of the American Society of Plant Biologists Meeting, Plant Biology. p. 190.
ROLE OF LIPOXYGENASE IN RESISTANCE OF SOYBEAN SEED TO ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS -
SEQUENCE OF SUBSTRATE UTILIZATION BY ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS IN MEDIUM SIMULATING CORN KERNELS -
EFFECTS OF COTTONSEED LIPIDS ON AFLATOXIN PRODUCTION BY ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS:ALONE AND IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER COTTONSEED RESERVE MATERIALS -
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