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Anna Block
Chemistry Research
General Biological Science

Phone: (352) 374-5761
Fax: (352) 374-5707

USDA, ARS, SAA, CMAVE
1600-1700 SW 23RD DRIVE
GAINESVILLE , FL 32608
Projects
Disease Defense Responses Signaling in Maize
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425017
The Identification and Characterization of Hidden Redox Reactions in Plant Metabolic Pathways
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 432859

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Commercial hybrids and mutant genotypes reveal complex protective roles for inducible terpenoid defenses -
Christensen, S.A., Sims, J., Vaughan, M.M., Hunter Iii, C.T., Block, A.K., Willett, D.S., Alborn, H.T., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A. 2018. Commercial hybrids and mutant genotypes reveal complex protective roles for inducible terpenoid defenses. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erx495.
Herbivore derived fatty acid-amides elicit reactive oxygen species burst in plants -
Block, A.K., Christensen, S.A., Hunter Iii, C.T., Alborn, H.T. 2017. Herbivore derived fatty acid-amides elicit reactive oxygen species burst in plants. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erx449.
Fungal and herbivore elicitation of a newly identified maize sesquiterpenoid, zealexin A4, is constrained by abiotic stress -
Christensen, S.A., Huffaker, A., Sims, J., Hunter Iii, C.T., Block, A.K., Vaughan, M.M., Willett, D.S., Mylroie, E., Williams, P.C., Schmelz, E.A. 2017. Fungal and herbivore elicitation of a newly identified maize sesquiterpenoid, zealexin A4, is constrained by abiotic stress. Planta. doi:10.1007/s00425-017-2830-5.
The effects of climate change associated abiotic stresses on maize phytochemical defenses -
Vaughan, M.M., Block, A., Christensen, S., Allen, L.H., Schmelz, E.A. 2017. The effects of climate change associated abiotic stresses on maize phytochemical defenses. Phytochemistry Reviews. doi: 10.1007/s11101-017-9508-2.
Elevated carbon dioxide reduces emission of herbivore induced volatiles in Zea mays -
Block, A.K., Vaughan, M.M., Christensen, S.A., Alborn, H.T., Tumlinson, J.H. 2017. Elevated carbon dioxide reduces emission of herbivore induced volatiles in Zea mays. Plant Cell and Environment. doi:10.1111/pce.12976.
Seteria viridis as a model for pathogen resistance in the Poaceae -
Reduced stomatal conductance in plants grown under elevated carbon dioxide leads to lower emission of herbivore induced volatiles. -
Phylloquinone (vitamin K1): occurrence, biosynthesis and functions -
Basset, G.J., Latimer, S., Fatihi, A., Soubeyrand, E., Block, A.K. 2017. Phylloquinone (vitamin K1): occurrence, biosynthesis and functions. Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. 17(12):1028-1038.
Plant defense against insect herbivory -
Maize pathogens suppress inducible phytoalexin production to thwart innate plant immunity -
MSH1 is a plant organellar DNA binding and thylakoid protein under precise spatial regulation to alter development -
Virdi, K.S., Wamboldt, Y., Kundariya, H., Laurie, J.D., Keren, I., Kumar, S., Block, A.K., Basset, G., Luebker, S., Elowsky, C., Day, P.M., Roose, J.L., Bricker, T.M., Elthon, T., Mackenzie, S.A. 2016. MSH1 is a plant organellar DNA binding and thylakoid protein under precise spatial regulation to alter development. Molecular Plant. 9(2):245-260.