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Catherine Mason
Commodity Utilization Research
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (594) 286-4296
Fax: (504) 286-4367
Room 1119-S

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.)
Gene editing in cotton for oil improvement - (Abstract Only)
Specialized lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferases contribute to unusual fatty acid accumulation in exotic Euphorbiaceae seed oils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Lager, I., Stymne, S., Kotapati, H.K., Sheffield, J., Mason, C., Bates, P.D. 2019. Specialized lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferases contribute to unusual fatty acid accumulation in exotic Euphorbiaceae seed oils. Planta. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-018-03086-y.
Cyclopropane fatty acid biosynthesis in plants: phylogenetic and biochemical analysis of Litchi Kennedy pathway and acyl editing cycle genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Kuhn, D., Chen, T., Cao, H., Freeman, B., Mason, C. 2018. Cyclopropane fatty acid biosynthesis in plants: phylogenetic and biochemical analysis of Litchi Kennedy pathway and acyl editing cycle genes. Plant Cell Reports. 37(11):1571-1583. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-018-2329-y.
Naturally occurring high oleic acid cottonseed oil: identification and functional analysis of a mutant allele of Gossypium barbadense fatty acid desaturase-2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Dowd, M., Mack, B., Gilbert, M., Scheffler, B., Ballard, L., Frelichowski, J., Mason, C. 2017. Naturally occurring high oleic acid cottonseed oil: identification and functional analysis of a mutant allele of Gossypium barbadense fatty acid desaturase-2. Planta. 245:611-622.
Development and analysis of a highly flexible multi-gene expression system for metabolic engineering in Arabidopsis seeds and other plant tissues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Mason, C., Gilbert, M., Cao, H., Li, X., Cahoon, E., Dyer, J. 2015. Development and analysis of a highly flexible multi-gene expression system for metabolic engineering in Arabidopsis seeds and other plant tissues. Plant Molecular Biology. 89(1-2):113-126.
Developmental regulation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase family gene expression in tung tree tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T., Chapital, D.C., Mason, C.B., Scheffler, B.E. 2013. Developmental regulation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase family gene expression in tung tree tissues. PLoS ONE 8(10):e76946. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076946.
Molecular properties of the class III subfamily of acyl-coenyzme A binding proteins from tung tree (Vernicia fordii) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pastor, S., Sethumadhavan, K., Ullah, A.H., Gidda, S., Cao, H., Mason, C., Chapital, D., Scheffler, B., Mullen, R., Dyer, J., Shockey, J. 2013. Molecular properties of the class III subfamily of acyl-coenyzme A binding proteins from tung tree (Vernicia fordii). Plant Science. 203-204:79-88.
Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Howard Jr, O.D., Deterding, L.J., Mason, C.B., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2012. Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 96(3):711-727.
Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Howard Jr, O.D., Deterding, L.J., Mason, C.B., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2012. Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 96(3):711-727.
Expression of a lipid-inducible, self-regulating form of Yarrowia lipolytica lipase LIP2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Chapital, D., Gidda, S., Mason, C., Davis, G., Klasson, K.T., Cao, H., Mullen, R., Dyer, J. 2011. Expression of a lipid-inducible, self-regulating form of Yarrowia lipolytica lipase LIP2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 92(6):1207-1217.
Expression of tung seed diacylglycerol acyltransferases (DGAT) in E. coli and yeast - (Abstract Only)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Mason, C.B., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2010. Expression of tung seed diacylglycerol acyltransferases (DGAT) in E. coli and yeast (abstract). Plant Biology 2010, July 31-August 4, Montreal, Canada.