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Christopher B Florane
Cotton Fiber Bioscience Research
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (504) 286-4297
Fax: (504) 286-4235

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.)
Elucidation of causative mutations in fuzzless-seed cotton lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of Upland cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Zeng, L., Fang, D.D., Wang, M., Thyssen, G.N., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Delhom, C.D. 2020. Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of Upland cotton. Molecular Breeding. 40:31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-020-01111-1.
Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of Upland cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Zeng, L., Fang, D.D., Wang, M., Thyssen, G.N., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Delhom, C.D. 2020. Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of Upland cotton. Molecular Breeding. 40:31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-020-01111-1.
An EMS-induced mutation in a tetratricopeptide repeat-like superfamily protein gene (Ghir_A12G008870) on chromosome A12 is responsible for the liy short fiber phenotype in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fang, D.D., Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Bechere, E., Li, P., Florane, C.B. 2020. An EMS-induced mutation in a tetratricopeptide repeat-like superfamily protein gene (Ghir_A12G008870) on chromosome A12 is responsible for the liy short fiber phenotype in cotton. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133(1):271-282. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03456-4.
Genetic and transcriptomic dissection of the fiber length trait from a cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) MAGIC population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Jenkins, J.N., McCarty Jr, J.C., Florane, C.B. 2019. Genetic and transcriptomic dissection of the fiber length trait from a cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) MAGIC population. BMC Genomics. 20:112. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5427-5.
The P450 gene CYP749A16 is required for tolerance to the sulfonylurea herbicide trifloxysulfuron sodium in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Naoumkina, M.A., Mccarty Jr, J.C., Jenkins, J.N., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Fang, D.D. 2018. TThe P450 gene CYP749A16 is required for tolerance to the sulfonylurea herbicide trifloxysulfuron sodium in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 18:186. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-018-1414-2.
Genetic and transcriptomic dissection of the fiber length trait using a cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) MAGIC population. - (Abstract Only)
Cross-reaction between Formosan termite (Coptotermes formosanus) proteins and cockroach allergens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattison, C.P., Khurana, T., Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Grimm, C.C., Pakala, S., Cottone, C.B., Riegel, C., Bren-Mattison, Y., Slater, J.E. 2017. Cross-reaction between Formosan termite (Coptotermes formosanus) proteins and cockroach allergens. PLoS One. 12(8):e0182260. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0182260.
Genome-wide analysis of gene expression of EMS-induced short fiber mutant Ligon lintless-y (liy) in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Bechere, E., Fang, D.D., Thyssen, G.N., Florane, C.B. 2017. Genome-wide analysis of gene expression of EMS-induced short fiber mutant Ligon lintless-y (liy) in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Genomics. 109:320-329.
Role of xyloglucan in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber elongation of the short fiber mutant Ligon-lintless-2 (Li2) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Hinchliffe, D.J., Fang, D.D., Florane, C.B., Thyssen, G.N. 2017. Role of xyloglucan in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber elongation of the short fiber mutant Ligon-lintless-2 (Li2). Gene. 626:227-233.
RNA-seq analysis of developing pecan (Carya illinoinensis) embryos reveals parallel expression patterns among allergen and lipid metabolism genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattison, C.P., Rai, R., Settlage, R.E., Hinchliffe, D.J., Madison, C.A., Bland, J.M., Brashear, S.S., Graham, C.J., Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Bechtel, P.J. 2017. RNA-seq analysis of developing pecan (Carya illinoinensis) embryos reveals parallel expression patterns among allergen and lipid metabolism genes. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65:1443-1455. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.6b04199.
A Gly65Val substitution in an actin, GhACT_LI1, disrupts cell polarity and membrane anchoring of F-actin resulting in dwarf, lintless Li1 cotton plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Turley, R.B., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Mattison, C.P., Naoumkina, M.A. 2017. A Gly65Val substitution in an actin, GhACT_LI1, disrupts cell polarity and membrane anchoring of F-actin resulting in dwarf, lintless Li1 cotton plants. Plant Journal. 90(1):111-121. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13477.
Small RNA sequencing and degradome analysis of developing fibers of short fiber mutants Ligon-lintles-1 (Li1) and -2 (Li2) revealed a role for miRNAs and their targets in cotton fiber elongation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Florane, C.B., Jenkins, J.N. 2016. Small RNA sequencing and degradome analysis of developing fibers of short fiber mutants Ligon-lintles-1 (Li1) and -2 (Li2) revealed a role for miRNAs and their targets in cotton fiber elongation. BMC Genomics. 17:360;DOI:10.1186/s12864-016-2715-1.
Termite Proteins Cross-React with Cockroach Allergens - (Abstract Only)
Mattison, C.P., Khurana, T., Tarver, M., Florane, C.B., Grimm, C.C., Pakala, S., Cottone, C., Riegel, C., Slater, J.E. 2016. Termite Proteins Cross-React with Cockroach Allergens. Allergy and Immunology Meeting American Academy. 137:2.
Mapping-by-sequencing of Ligon-lintless-1 (Li1) reveals a cluster of neighboring genes with correlated expression in developing fibers of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Turley, R.B., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Naoumkina, M.A. 2015. Mapping-by-sequencing of Ligon-lintless-1 (Li1) reveals a cluster of neighboring genes with correlated expression in developing fibers of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:1703-1712.
Next generation genetic mapping of the ligon-lintless-2 (Li2) locus in Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Turley, R.B., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Naoumkina, M.A. 2014. Next generation genetic mapping of the ligon-lintless-2 (Li2) locus in Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127:2183-2192.
The Li2 mutation results in reduced subgenome expression bias in elongating fibers of allotetraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Florane, C.B., Yeater, K.M., Page, J.J., Udall, J.A. 2014. The Li2 mutation results in reduced subgenome expression bias in elongating fibers of allotetraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). PLoS One. 9(3):e90830.
Myosin gene expression and protein abundance in different castes of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Mattison, C.P., Holloway, B.A., Lax, A.R. 2012. Myosin gene expression and protein abundance in different castes of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Insects. 3:1190-1199.
Temporal expression of pecan allergens during nut development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattison, C.P., Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Graham, C.J. 2013. Temporal expression of pecan allergens during nut development. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 88-2:173-178.
Methoprene and temperature effects on caste differentiation and protein composition in the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Zhang, D., Grimm, C.C., Lax, A.R. 2012. Methoprene and temperature effects on caste differentiation and protein composition in the formosan termite, Coptotermes formosanus. Insect Science. 12:18.
Screening of multiple potential control genes for use in caste and body region comparisons using RT-qPCR in Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Mattison, C.P., Florane, C.B., Hinchliffe, D.J., Zhang, D., Lax, A.R. 2012. Screening of multiple potential control genes for use in caste and body region comparisons using RT-qPCR in Coptotermes formosanus. Sociobiology. 59(1):81-96.
Cross-reactivity of termite myosin; a potential allergen ()
Mattison, C.P., Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B. 2011. Cross-reactivity of termite myosin; a potential allergen. AB CAM Internet Web Page.
Temperature affect on caste differentiation and protein composition in Coptotermes formosanus - (Abstract Only)
Long-Term Development of Incipient Colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in the Laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Florane, C.B. 2007. Long-Term Development of Incipient Colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in the Laboratory. Sociobiology 50(3):739-747.
Structure of Spermatheca and Sperm Dynamics in the Formosan Subterranean Termite Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Murphy, C.A., Florane, C.B., Williams, K.A., Park, Y.I., Ingber, B.F. 2007. Structure of Spermatheca and Sperm Dynamics in the Formosan Subterranean Termite Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Annuals of the Entomological Society of America. 100:481-424.
SURVIVAL AND GROWTH OF THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE (ISOPTERA: RHINOTERMITIDAE) ON VARIOUS TYPES OF WOOD USED IN CONSTRUCTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Florane, C.B. 2005. Survival and growth of the formosan subterranean termite (isoptera: rhinotermitidae) on various types of wood used in construction. Sociobiology 45: 787-796.
DIET MEDIATED INTER-COLONIAL AGGRESSION IN THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE, COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Florane, C.B., Bland, J.M., Husseneder, C., Raina, A.K. 2004. Diet mediated inter-colonial aggression in the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30: 2561-2576.