Selected publications Tanya Curtis

Nigel G Halford, Tanya Y Curtis, Acrylamide in Food, World Scientific Europe Ltd (28 Feb. 2019).

Curtis, T; Halford, NG;     Food security: the challenge of increasing wheat yield and the importance of not compromising food safety Annals of Applied Biology, 164, 3, 354-372    2014    Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK

Halford, NG; Curtis, TY; Muttucumaru, N; Postles, J; Mottram, DS;   Sugars in crop plants    Annals of Applied Biology    158    1    Jan-25    2011    Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK

Halford, N G; Curtis, T Y; Muttucumaru, N; Postles, J; Elmore, JS; Mottram, DS;     The acrylamide problem: a plant and agronomic science issue    Journal of experimental botany    63    8    2841-2851    2012    Oxford University Press

Curtis, T Y; Muttucumaru, N; Shewry, PR; Parry, M AJ; Powers, S J; Elmore, JS; Mottram, DS; Hook, S; Halford, N G;     Effects of genotype and environment on free amino acid levels in wheat grain: implications for acrylamide formation during processing    Journal of agricultural and food chemistry    57    3    1013-1021    2009    American Chemical Society

Curtis, T Y; Powers, S J; Balagiannis, D; Elmore, JS; Mottram, DS; Parry, M AJ; Rakszegi, M; Bedo, Z; Shewry, P R; Halford, N G;     Free amino acids and sugars in rye grain: implications for acrylamide formation    Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry    58    3    1959-1969    2010    American Chemical Society

Muttucumaru, Nira; Elmore, J Stephen; Curtis, Tanya; Mottram, Donald S; Parry, Martin AJ; Halford, Nigel G;     Reducing acrylamide precursors in raw materials derived from wheat and potato    Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry    56    15    6167-6172    2008    ACS Publications

Halford, Nigel G; Curtis, Tanya Y; Chen, Zhiwei; Huang, Jianhua;     Effects of abiotic stress and crop management on cereal grain composition: implications for food quality and safety    Journal of Experimental Botany    66    5    1145-1156    2014    Oxford University Press UK

Halford, N G; Muttucumaru, N; Curtis, T Y; Parry, M AJ;     Genetic and agronomic approaches to decreasing acrylamide precursors in crop plants    Food additives and contaminants    24    sup1    26-36    2007    Taylor & Francis

Byrne, EH; Prosser, I; Muttucumaru, N; Curtis, T Y; Wingler, A; Powers, S; Halford, N G;     Overexpression of GCN2‐type protein kinase in wheat has profound effects on free amino acid concentration and gene expression    Plant biotechnology journal    10    3    328-340    2012    Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK


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Selected publications Sarah Usher

Rentel, M. C., Lecourieux, D., Ouaked, F., Usher, S. L., Petersen, L., Okamoto, H., Knight, H., Peck, S. C., Grierson, C. S., Hirt, H., Knight, M. R. (2004). OXI1 kinase is necessary for oxidative burst-mediated signalling in Arabidopsis. Nature 427:858-861

Betancor, M. B., Sprague, M., Usher, S., Sayanova, O., Campbell, P. J., Napier, J. A., Tocher, D. R. (2015). A nutritionally-enhanced oil from transgenic Camelina sativa effectively replaces fish oil as a source of eicosapentaenoic acid for fish. Scientific Reports: 5:8104. doi: 10.1038

Ruiz-Lopez, N., Haslam, R. P., Usher, S. L., Napier, J. A., Sayanova, O. (2013). Reconstitution of EPA and DHA biosynthesis in arabidopsis: iterative metabolic engineering for the synthesis of n-3 LC-PUFAs in transgenic plants. Metabolic Engineering; 17: 30-41

Betancor, M. B., Sprague, M., Sayanova, O., Usher, S., Campbell, P. J., Napier, J. A., Caballero, M. J., Tocher, D. R. (2015). Evaluation of a high-EPA oil from transgenic Camelina sativa in feeds for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.): Effects on tissue fatty acid composition, histology and gene expression. Aquaculture; 444: 1-12.

Betancor MB, Li K, Bucerzan VS, Sprague M, Sayanova O, Usher S, Han L, Norambuena F, Torrissen O, Napier JA, Tocher DR, Olsen RE. (2018). Oil from transgenic Camelina sativa containing over 25 % n-3 long-chain PUFA as the major lipid source in feed for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). British Journal of Nutrition; 119(12):1378-1392

Usher, S., Haslam, R. P., Ruiz-Lopez, N., Sayanova, O., Napier, J. A. (2015). Field trial evaluation of the accumulation of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in transgenic Camelina sativa: Making fish oil substitutes in plants. Metabolic Engineering Communications; 2: 93-98

Napier, J. A., Usher, S., Haslam, R. P., Ruiz-Lopez, N., Sayanova, O. (2015). Transgenic plants as a sustainable, terrestrial source of fish oils. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology; 117(9): 1317-1324.

Ruiz-Lopez, N., Usher, S., Sayanova, O. V., Napier, J. A., Haslam, R. P. (2014). Modifying the lipid content and composition of plant seeds: engineering the production of LC-PUFA. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology; 99(1): 143-54

Ruiz-Lopez, N., Haslam, R. P., Usher, S., Napier, J.A., Sayanova, O. (2015). An alternative pathway for the effective production of the omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturates EPA and ETA in transgenic oilseeds. Plant Biotechnology Journal; 13(9):1264-75

PhD thesis: Nucleosome Positioning in Arabidopsis


Selected publications Ondrej Kosik

Cabib E., Farkas V., Kosik O., Blanco N., Arroyo J., McPhie P. (2008) Assembly of the yeast cell wall: Crh1p and Crh2p act as transglycosylases in vivo and in vitro. Journal of Biological Chemistry 283(44), 29859-29872.

Derba-Maceluch M., Awano T., Takahashi J., Lucenius J., Ratke C., Kontro I., Busse-Wicher M., Kosik O., Tanaka R., Winzell A., Kallas A., Lesniewska J., Berthold F., Immerzeel P., Teeri T.T., Ezcurra I., Dupree P., Serimaa R. Mellerowicz E.J. (2015) Suppression of xylan endotransglycosylase PtxtXyn10A affects cellulose microfibril angle in secondary wall in aspen wood. New Phytologist 205(2), 666-681.

Kosik O., Auburn R.P., Russell S., Stratilova E., Garajova S., Hrmova M., Farkas V. (2008) Polysaccharide microarrays for high-throughput screening of transglycosylase activities in plant extracts. Glycoconjugate Journal 27(1), 79-87.

Chatzifragkou A., Kosik O., Prabhakumari P.C.; Lovegrove A., Frazier R.A., Shewry P.R., Charalampopoulos D.  (2015) Biorefinery strategies for upgrading Distillers’ Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS). 50(12), 2194-2207.

Kosik O. and Farkas V. (2008) One-pot fluorescent labeling of xyloglucan oligosaccharides with sulforhodamine. Analytical Biochemistry 375(2), 232-236.

Ho A.L., Kosik O., Lovegrove A., Charalampopoulos D., Rastall R.A. (2018) In vitro fermentability of xylo-oligosaccharide and xylo-polysaccharide fractions with different molecular weights by human faecal bacteria. Carbohydrate Polymers 179, 50-58.

Zielke C., Kosik O., Ainalem M-L., Lovegrove A., Stradner A., Nilsson L. (2017) Characterization of cereal β-glucan extracts from oat and barley and quantification of proteinaceous matter. PLOS One 12(2), e0172034.

Chatzifragkou A., Prabhakumari P.C.; Kosik O., Lovegrove A., Shewry P.R., Charalampopoulos D. (2016) Extractability and characteristics of proteins deriving from wheat DDGS. Food Chemistry 198, 12-19.

De Santis M.A., Kosik O., Passmore D., Flagella Z., Shewry P.R., Lovegrove A. (2018) Comparison of the dietary fibre composition of old and modern durum wheat (Triticum turgidum spp. durum) genotypes. Food Chemistry, 244, 304-310.

Freeman J., Ward J.L., Kosik O., Lovegrove A., Wilkinson M.D., Shewry P.R., Mitchell R.A.C. (2017) Feruloylation and structure of arabinoxylan in wheat endosperm cell walls from RNAi lines with suppression of genes responsible for backbone synthesis and decoration. Plant Biotechnology Journal 15(11), 1429-1438.