Enzymes Research


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Personnel

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Groups and Facilities


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Bioprocessing 
Size reduction and separation of biomass for energy production and bio-products.


 

News

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

 

Recent Publications

Biosynthesis of methyl (E)-cinnamate in the liverwort Conocephalum salebrosum and evolution of cinnamic acid methyltransferase C. Zhang, X. Chen, B. Crandall-Stotler, P. Qian, T. G. Köllner, H. Guo, and F. Chen.  2019.  Phytochemistry, 164:50-59. [Abstract]

Emission and biosynthesis of volatile terpenoids from the plasmodial slime mold Physarum polycephalum Chen, X., T. G. Köllner, W. Xiong, G. Wei, and F. Chen.  2019.  Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 15:2872–2880. [Abstract]

Combinatorial evolution of a terpene synthase gene cluster explains terpene variations in Oryza H. Chen, T. G. Köllner, G. Li, G. Wei, X. Chen, D. Zeng, Q. Qian, and F. Chen.  2019.  Plant Physiology. [Abstract]

Characterisation of three terpene synthases for β-barbatene, β-araneosene and nephthenol from social amoebae J. Rinkel, T. G. Köllner, F. Chen, and J. S. Dickschat.  2019.  Chemical Communications, 55(88):13255-13258. [Abstract]

Differential transcriptome profiling for identification of cellulose degrading enzymes in Ctenolepisma longicaudata Pothula, R., B. R. Johnson, W. E. Klingeman, M. Huff, M. E. Staton, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2019.  Transcriptomics in Entomological Research, Edited by M. Shelomi, Published by CABI International, Boston (MA).

Sugar Esters.  Pyo, S. H., J. Chen, R. Ye, and D. G. Hayes.  2019.  Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (2nd Ed), D.G. Hayes, D.K.Y. Solaiman, and R.D. Ashby, Eds, Elsevier Press, pp. 325-363. [Abstract]

Terpene synthase genes originated from bacteria through horizontal gene transfer contribute to terpene diversity in fungi Q. Jia, X. Chen, T. G. Köllner, J. Rinkel, J. Fu, J. Labbé, W. Xiong, J. S. Dickschat, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2019.  Scientific Reports, 9(1):9223. [Abstract]

Diversity and functional evolution of terpene synthases in dictyostelid social amoebae Chen, X., T. G. Köllner, G. Shaulsky, Q. D. Jia, J. S. Dickschat, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2018.  Scientific Reports, 25;8(1):14361. [Abstract]

New approaches in non-aqueous enzymology for modification of lipids and phospholipids Hayes, D. G.  2018.  American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 6-9 May 2018. [Abstract]

Enzymatic Synthesis of Polymers: A Review Hayes, D. G.  2018.  American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 6-9 May 2018. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: A Useful Biorefinery Product That Can Be Prepared Using Green Manufacturing Hayes, D. G.  2018.  American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 6-9 May 2018. [Abstract]

QM/MM free energy simulations of the reaction catalyzed by (4S)-limonene synthase involving linalyl diphosphate (LPP) substrate J. Yao, F. Chen, and H. Guo.  2018.  Molecular Simulation, 44: 1158 1167. [Abstract]