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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Shawn Christensen
Chemistry Research
Plant Physiology

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

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

Projects
Disease Defense Responses Signaling in Maize
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425017

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Systems genetics reveals a transcriptional network associated with susceptibility in the maize-grey leaf spot pathosystem -
Interactive effects of elevated [CO2] and drought on the maize phytochemical defense response against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides -
Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Dafoe, N.J., Christensen, S.A., McAuslane, H.J., Alborn, H.T., Allen, L.H., Teal, P.E.A. 2016. Interactive effects of elevated [CO2] and drought on the maize phytochemical defense response against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides. PLoS One. 11(7):e0159270. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159270.
Maize terpenoid phytoalexins function in resistance against both abiotic and biotic stress -
Vaughan, M.M., Christensen, S.A., Schmelz, E.A., Huffaker, A., McAuslane, H., Alborn, H.T., Allen, L.H., Teal, P.E. 2016. Maize terpenoid phytoalexins function in resistance against both abiotic and biotic stress [abstract].
Maize death acids, 9-lipoxygenase derived cyclopente(a)nones, display activity as cytotoxic phytoalexins and transcriptional mediators -
Maize pathogens suppress inducible phytoalexin production to thwart innate plant immunity -
Maize white seedling 3 results from disruption of homogentisate solanesyl transferase -
A maize death acid, 10-oxo-11-phytoenoic acid, is the predominant cyclopentenone signal present during multiple stress and developmental conditions -
Christensen, S.A., Huffaker, A., Hunter Iii, C.T., Alborn, H.T., Schmelz, E. 2016. A maize death acid, 10-oxo-11-phytoenoic acid, is the predominant cyclopentenone signal present during multiple stress and developmental conditions. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 11(2):e1120395.
Genetic mapping shows intraspecific variation and transgressive segregation for caterpillar-induced aphid resistance in maize -
Tzin, V., Lindsay, P.L., Christensen, S.A., Meihls, L.N., Blue, L.B., Jander, G. 2015. Genetic mapping shows intraspecific variation and transgressive segregation for caterpillar-induced aphid resistance in maize. Molecular Ecology. 24(22):5739-5750.
Climate change and crop phytochemical defenses: Potential implications for food security and food safety -
Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Christensen, S.A., Allen, L.H., Teal, P.E. 2015. Climate change and crop phytochemical defenses: Potential implications for food security and food safety [abstract].
Maize death acids, 9-lipoxygenase-derived cyclopente(a)nones,display activity as cytotoxic phytoalexins and transcriptional mediators -
Christensen, S.A., Huffaker, A., Kaplan, F., Sims, J.W., Ziemann, S., Doehlemann, G., Ji, L., Schmitz, R.J., Kolomiets, M.V., Alborn, H.T., Mori, N., Jander, G., Ni, X., Sartor, R.C., Byers, S.O., Abdo, Z., Schmelz, E.A. 2015. Maize death acids, 9-lipoxygenase-derived cyclopente(a)nones,display activity as cytotoxic phytoalexins and transcriptional mediators. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(36):11407-11412.
The maize death acids, 10-oxo-11-phytoenoic acid and derivatives, demonstrate specificity in jasmonate-related signaling and defense -
Accumulation of terpenoid phytoalexins in maize roots is associated with drought tolerance Reprint Icon -
Vaughan, M.M., Christensen, S., Schmelz, E.A., Huffaker, A., McAuslane, H.J., Alborn, H.T., Romero, M., Allen, L.H., Teal, P.E.A. 2015. Accumulation of terpenoid phytoalexins in maize roots is associated with drought tolerance. Plant, Cell and Environment. 38:2195–2207.
Role of plant elicitor peptides and phytoalexins in enhancing maize resistance to Aspergillus flavus infection -
Isolation and structural elucidation of acidic terpenoid phytoalexins in maize and their interactions with Aspergillus flavus -
The novel monocot-specific 9-lipoxygenase, ZmLOX12 is required to mount an effective jasmonate-mediated defense against Fusarium verticillioides in maize -
Christensen, S.A., Nemchenko, A., Park, Y., Borrego, E., Huang, P., Schmelz, E.A., Kunze, S., Feussner, I., Yalpani, N., Meeley, R., Kolomiets, M.V. 2014. The novel monocot-specific 9-lipoxygenase, ZmLOX12 is required to mount an effective jasmonate-mediated defense against Fusarium verticillioides in maize. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 24(11):1263-1276.
Effects of elevated [CO2] on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides -
Vaughan, M.M., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Dafoe, N.J., Christensen, S.A., Sims, J.W., Martins, V.F., Swerbilow, J., Romero, M.I., Alborn, H.T., Allen, L.H., Teal, P.E. 2014. Effects of elevated [CO2] on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides [abstract].
Effects of elevated CO2 on maize defense against mycotoxigenic Fusarium verticillioides Reprint Icon -
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, elicitation and roles of monocot terpenoid phytoalexins -
Schmelz, E.A., Huffaker, A., Sims, J.W., Christensen, S.A., Lu, X., Okada, K., Peters, R. 2014. Biosynthesis, elicitation and roles of monocot terpenoid phytoalexins. Plant Journal. 79:659-678.
Two closely related members of Arabidopsis 13-LOXs, LOX3 and LOX4, reveal distinct functions in response to plantparasitic nematode infection -
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 -
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 -
Isolation and identificaton of novel terpenoid phytoalexins in maize -
Maize kauralexins: insights into structure, function, and biosynthesis -
The maize lipoxygenase, ZmLOX10, mediates green leaf volatile, jasmonate, and herbivore-induced plant volatile production for defense against insect attack -
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.
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