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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 -
Specialized lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferases contribute to unusual fatty acid accumulation in exotic Euphorbiaceae seed oils -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.