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THE 2007 PHYTOCHEMICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA MEETING

 

July 21-25, 2007

Donald Danforth Center, St. Louis, Missouri

Program and Abstracts (PDF)

SATURDAY, JULY 21
4:00-6:00 Executive Committee/Advisory Board Meeting
6:00-8:00 Reception

SUNDAY, JULY 22
Session 1: Molecules from Plants: Medicinal, Defense, and Ecological Roles
Chair: Mark Bernards

8:00-8:15 William H. Danforth, Chairman, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Opening Remarks

8:15-9:00 Paul Talalay, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Protection against cancer: Glucosinolates and isothiocyanates S1-1

9:00-9:45 Birger Lindberg Møller, University of Copenhagen
Cyanogenic glucosides in plants, insects, and the environment S1-2

9:45-10:00 Break

10:00-10:45 Edgar B. Cahoon, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Understanding the biosynthesis of the tocotrienol form of vitamin E for the biofortification of crops S1-3

10:45-11:10 Massuo J. Kato, Universidade de São Paulo
Chemical specificity of insects by Piperaceae species S1-4

11:10-11:40 Reuben J. Peters, Iowa State University
To gibberellins and beyond! S1-5

11:40-12:00 Mark A. Berhow, USDA-ARS NCAUR
Analysis of glucosinolates and phenolics in broccoli seeds and sprouts S1-6

12:00-1:00 Lunch

Session 2: Molecules from Plants and Fungi: Medicinal, Defense, and Ecological Roles
Chair: Cecilia McIntosh

1:00-1:45 A. Douglas Kinghorn, Ohio State University
Plant secondary metabolites as potential therapeutic and chemopreventive agents S2-1

1:45-2:30 Jon Clardy, Harvard University
Natural products: One way forward S2-2

2:30-3:00 Diter von Wettstein, Washington State University
The lys 3a regulatory mutant in barley points the way to bread and cereals for celiac patients S2-

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:00 Andrés Navarrete, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Isobolographic analysis in the plant-drug interactions study S2-4

Session 3: Graduate Student Presentations
Chair: Toni Kutchan

4:00-4:15 Michael Mazourek, Cornell University
Where there’s smoke, there’s fire: The link between pepper aroma and pungency S3-1

4:15-4:30 Claudia L. Cardenas, Washington State University
HYDROXYCINNAMOYL COA SHIKIMATE/QUINATE TRANSFERASE: KINETIC STUDIES AND STRUCTURE S3-2

4:30-4:45 Lukasz Kutrzeba, University of Mississippi
BIOSYNTHESIS OF SALVINORIN A: INCORPORATION OF STABLE ISOTOPES S3-

4:45-5:00 Ann M. Patten, Washington State University
Targeted manipulation of lignins and unintended effects to the vascular/stem structure of plants S3-4

Poster Summaries 1: Student Posters
Chair: Toni Kutchan

Metabolic Engineering of Natural Products (Graduate Students)

5:00-5:05 Meredith L. Biedrzycki, Delaware Biotechnology Institute
CHEMICAL GENOMICS TO DECIPHER GENES INVOLVED IN ROOT SECRETIONS PME-1

5:05-5:10 Jose Condori, Arkansas State University
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL STILBENE SYNTHASE FROM PEANUT PME-2

5:10-5:15 Rigoberto Rios-Estepa, Washington State University
REGULATION OF MONOTERPENOID ESSENTIAL OIL BIOSYNTHESIS IN PEPPERMINT PME-3

Herbal Products and Nutraceuticals (Graduate Students)

5:15-5:20 Christina M. Coleman, University of Mississippi
ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF ANTIADHESIVE URINARY METABOLITES FROM CRANBERRY JUICE PHP-1

5:20-5:25 Mario Figueroa, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
PHYTOTOXIC COMPOUNDS FROM A NEW EMERICELLA SPECIES PHP-2

5:25-5:30 Patricia González Barranco, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
IMMUNOMODULATING PROPERTIES OF BIOACTIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES FROM CULTURE BROTH OF TWO MEXICAN STRAINS OF BASIDIOMYCETES PHP-3

5:30-5:35 Onyekachi O. Iroanya, University of Lagos
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PHYTOCHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF FRESH AND DRY LEAVES OF GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIA AND VERNONIA AMYGDALINA PHP-4

5:35-5:40 Stanimira Krasteva, University of Vienna
FLUORIMETRIC ASSAY OF HISTONE DEACETYLASE INHIBITORS OF PLANT ORIGIN PHP-5

5:40-5:45 Juan Francisco Palacios-Espinosa, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
ANTINOCICEPTIVE EFFECT OF SALICYLIC ACID DERIVATIVES FROM BRICKELLIA VERONICIFOLIA PHP-6

5:45-5:50 Araceli Pérez-Vásquez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
PHYTOTOXIC ACTIVITY AND CONFORMATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THYMOL ANALOGS FROM HOFMEISTERIA SCHAFFNERI PHP-9

5:50-5:55 Ruxandra Popescu, University of Vienna
RHODODENDRON SP. EXTRACTS INFLUENCE EUKARYOTIC CELL DIVISION PHP-11

5:55-6:00 Isabel Rivero Cruz, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
TOXICITY AND ESSENTIAL OIL COMPOSITION OF POLIOMINTHA LONGIFLORA PHP-12

Natural Products for Pest Management (Graduate Students)

6:00-6:05 Martha Vaughan and Jung-Hyun Huh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Formation of volatile terpenes in roots of Arabidopsis thaliana PPM-1
Natural Product Biosynthesis and Biochemistry (Undergraduate Students)

6:05-6:10 Josephat Asiago, East Tennessee State University
ISOLATION, ANALYSIS, AND EXPRESSION OF PGT2 AND PGT4, PUTATIVE FLAVONOID GLUCOSYLTRANSFERASE CLONES FROM CITRUS PARADISI LEAVES PNP-1

6:10-6:15 Amy C. Schroeder, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
ROLES OF CONSERVED SERINE AND TYROSINE RESIDUES IN THE ACTIVE SITE OF TYROSINE AMMONIA-LYASE: CONTRIBUTIONS TO CATALYSIS, LIGAND BINDING, AND COFACTOR PROCESSING PNP-2

Structure Elucidation/Methods for Analysis (Undergraduate Students)

6:15-6:20 Philip D. Boes and Jamie L. Yost, Ashland University
MEASUREMENT OF THIOPHENE DYNAMICS IN THE MARIGOLD RHIZOSPHERE PSE-1

6:20-6:25 David S. Wilcox, Ashland University
DIFFUSIVE SAMPLING METHODS TO MONITOR ALLELOCHEMICAL DYNAMICS PSE-2

6:30-8:00 Poster Session (all posters)

MONDAY, JULY 23
Session 4: Alkaloids, Glycoalkaloids, and Paldoxins: Chemistry, Biosynthesis, and Molecular Biology
Chair: Meinhart Zenk

8:00-8:45 Fumihiko Sato, Kyoto University
Beyond the molecular characterization of isoquinoline alkaloid biosynthesis S4-1

8:45-9:15 Sarah E. O’Connor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Biosynthesis of new alkaloids in periwinkle S4-2

9:15-10:00 Birgit Dräger, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
CalystegineS — sugar mimics of tropane alkaloid origin S4-3

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 Kent F. McCue, USDA
Potato glycoalkaloids: Metabolic regulation, food quality and safety S4-4

11:00-11:45 M. Soledade C. Pedras, University of Saskatchewan
Learning from nature: Paldoxins for the treatment of plant diseases S4-5

11:45-12:05 Supaart Sirikantaramas, Chiba University
Adaptive evolution of DNA topoisomerase I in camptothecin- producing plants S4-6

12:05-1:00 Lunch
Session 5: Plant Biochemical Pathways, Enzymology, Metabolomics, and Transcriptomics
Chair: David Gang

1:00-1:45 Kazuki Saito, Chiba University/RIKEN
Phytochemical genomics in Arabidopsis and toward non-model plants: Integration of metabolomics and transcriptomics S5-1

1:45-2:30 Brenda S.J. Winkel, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Fancy meeting YOU here! A tale of moonlighting in plant metabolism S5-2

2:30-3:00 Joseph M. Jez, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Regulatory protein-protein interactions in plant cysteine biosynthesis S5-3

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-3:35 Edward M. Davis, Washington State University
Structural determinants of a model monoterpene cyclase, (-)-(4S)-limonene synthase S5-4

3:35-3:55 Chang-Jun Liu, Brookhaven National Laboratory
STRUCTURE-FUNCTION INSIGHTS TO Plant SMALL Molecule METHYLTRANSFERASES S5-5

3:55-4:15 Karin Springob, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
NOVEL HEXAKETIDE SYNTHASES PUTATIVELY INVOLVED IN THE BIOSYNTHESIS OF NAPHTHOQUINONES S5-6

4:15-5:00 Katrina Cornish, Yulex Corporation
Biochemical regulation of rubber biosynthesis and a profitable rubber crop S5-7

Poster Summaries 2: Student and Postdoctoral Posters
Chair: Toni Kutchan

Natural Product Biosynthesis and Biochemistry (Graduate Students)

5:00-5:05 Jennifer K. Cooke, East Tennessee State University
Isolation and identification of the putative glucosyltransferase PGT8 from Citrus paradisi PNP-6

5:05-5:10 Maria Diaz-Chavez, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF TWO CYTOCHROME P450s FROM THE BIOSYNTHESIS OF STYLOPINE PNP-7

5:10-5:15 Andreas Gesell, University of Victoria
Identification of CYP450 719B1 as salutaridine synthase PNP-8

5:15-5:20 Nadja Grobe, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
ENDOGENOUS MORPHINE IN MAMMALS PNP-9

5:20-5:25 Upul Hathwaik, University of Nevada, Reno
SCREENING CHRYSOTHAMNUS NAUSEOSUS (RABBIT BRUSH) POPULATIONS FOR VARIATION IN RUBBER CONTENT AND QUALITY PNP-10

5:25-5:30 Thongchai Koobkokkruad, Chulalongkorn University
Individual Correlation of Artemisinin Content in Gamma-Irradiated Plantlets and their ex vitro Plants of Artemisia annua PNP-11

5:30-5:35 Eric McDowell, University of Arizona
COMPARATIVE GENOMICS OF TRANSCRIPTIONAL CONTROL OF PLANT SPECIALIZED METABOLISM PNP-12

5:35-5:40 Cesar Nopo-Olazabal, Arkansas State University
INDUCTION OF STILBENE FORMATION IN HAIRY ROOTS OF NICOTIANA BENTHAMIANA PNP-13

5:40-5:45 Turlapati V. Phanikanth, Washington State University
Towards understanding the physiological roles of Laccases in Arabidopsis thaliana and Tellima grandiflora PNP-14

5:45-5:50 Daniel G. Vassão, Washington State University
BIOSYNTHESIS OF BIOACTIVE DEOXYGENATED LIGNANS, NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACID AND CONOCARPAN PNP-15

Natural Product Biosynthesis and Biochemistry (Postdoctorals)

5:50-5:55 Zhenzhan Chang, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
Structural study of allene oxide synthase involved in jasmonic acid biosynthesis PNP-20

5:55-6:00 Sung-Jin Kim, Washington State University
Allylic double bond reductases in Arabidopsis and Pinus species PNP-21

6:00-6:05 Sangaralingam Kumaran, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Regulatory Protein-Protein Interactions in Plant Cysteine Biosynthesis PNP-22

6:05-6:10 Taiji Nomura, Kyoto University
BIOSYNTHESIS OF DEFENSIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES, BENZOXAZINONES, IN POLYPLOID WHEAT PNP-23

6:10-6:15 Marina Varbanova, Michigan State University
A CYTOCHROME P450 ENZYME FROM Illicium parviflorum CAPABLE OF CATALYZING THE FORMATION OF A METHYLENEDIOXY BRIDGE ON EUGENOL TO PRODUCE SAFROLE PNP-24

6:15-6:20 Hong Yang, Washington State University
IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF AROGENATE DEHYDRATASE(S) IN ARABIDOPSIS: COMPARISON TO A BACTERIAL PREPHENATE DEHYDRATASE PNP-25
Structure Elucidation Methods for Analysis (Postdoctorals)

6:20-6:25 Yasuhiro Higashi, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
SUCCESSIVE PROCESSING OF ARABIDOPSIS SEED PROTEINS REVEALED BY PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS PSE-3

6:30-8:00 Poster Session (all posters)

TUESDAY, JULY 24
Session 6: Biodiversity and Plant Biopolymers
Chair: Brenda Winkel

8:00-8:45 Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden and Washington University,
St. Louis
Biodiversity and our future S6-1

8:45-9:30 Zheng-Hua Ye, University of Georgia
Genomic analysis of secondary wall biosynthesis S6-2

9:30-10:15 Debra Mohnen, University of Georgia
Pectin: Structure, biosynthesis and functions of a complex wall polysaccharide S6-3

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:00 Michaël Jourdes, Washington State University
Recent advances in lignin structure and assembly: A compelling 21st century challenge S6-4

11:00-11:30 David Shintani, University of Nevada, Reno
The functional identification of rubber biosynthetic genes in plants S6-5

11:30-12:00 Reinhard Jetter, University of British Columbia
Secondary metabolites at the plant surface: Biological chemistry of cuticular triterpenoids S6-6

12:00-1:00 Lunch

Session 7: Protein Biochemistry, Enzymology, and Metabolism
Chair: Reuben Peters

1:00-1:20 Jinggao Liu, USDA-ARS
STEREOSPECIFIC OXIDATIVE COUPLING OF HEMIGOSSYPOL TO FORM
(+)-GOSSYPOL IN MOCO COTTON IS CONTROLLED BY A DIRIGENT PROTEIN

1:20-1:40 Kye-Won Kim, Washington State University
TOWARDS DEFINING THE BIOCHEMICAL MECHANISM OF STEREOSELECTIVE MONOLIGNOL (RADICAL) COUPLING WITH DIRIGENT PROTEINS: A SITE-DIRECTED MUTAGENESIS APPROACH

1:40-2:05 Toshiaki Umezawa, Kyoto University
SUBUNIT COMPOSITION OF HINOKIRESINOL SYNTHASE CONTROLS GEOMETRICAL SELECTIVITY IN HINOKIRESINOL FORMATION

2:05-2:25 Franck E. Dayan, USDA-ARS NPURU
Biosynthesis of lipid resorcinols and benzoquinones in isolated secretory root hairs of S. bicolor

2:45-6:00 Visit Missouri Botanical Garden on birthday of founder Henry Shaw
(July 14, 1800-August 25,1889)

7:15-9:30 Banquet and Awards

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
Session 8: Enabling Technology and Metabolism
Chair: Franck Dayan

8:00-8:30 David Gang, University of Arizona
CONTROL OF METABOLISM IN A SINGLE CELL TYPE

8:30-9:00 Oliver Prange, Carl Zeiss MicroImaging
Laser Microdissection and Pressure Catapulting (LMPC): Enabling technologies for plant research

9:00-9:30 Mark Lange, Washington State University
Development and experimental testing of kinetic mathematical models for isoprenoid essential oil biosynthesis in mint

9:30-10:00 Dorothea Tholl, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Synthesis and function of volatile terpenes: News from the Arabidopsis model

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-10:35 Daniel K. Owens, East Tennessee State University
Identification and Characterization of Putative Glucosyl Transferases from Citrus paradisi

10:35-10:55 Fabricio Medina-Bolivar, Arkansas State University
TRICHLOROETHYLENE INDUCES FORMATION OF STILBENOID COMPOUNDS AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY IN PEANUT ROOTS

10:55-11:15 Ganapathy Sivakumar, Arkansas State University
HPLC-MS screening for resveratrol and its derivatives in hairy root cultures of peanut

11:15-12:30 Business Meeting / Boxed Lunch

12:30 Meeting adjourns

Poster Session (not including oral summaries)

Herbal Products and Nutraceuticals

Juan Francisco Palacios-Espinosa, UNAM
ANTIHYPERGLYCEMIC EFFECTS OF BRICKELLIA VERONICIFOLIA IN STREPTOZOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC RATS PHP-7

Juan Francisco Palacios-Espinosa, UNAM
PHYTOTOXIC POTENTIAL OF BRICKELLIA CAVANILLESII PHP-8

Araceli Pérez-Vásquez, UNAM
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE ESSENTIAL OIL OF HOFMEISTERIA SCHAFFNERI (A. GRAY) R. M. KING & H. ROBINSON (ASTERACEAE) PHP-10

Natural Product Biosynthesis and Biochemistry

Undergrad Students Kiani Arkus, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
STRUCTURE/FUNCTION STUDIES AND PROTEIN ENGINEERING OF ATP-DEPENDENT PEPTIDE LIGASES PNP-3

Anna Locke, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
A SURVEY OF SPHINGOLIPIDS IN MEMBERS OF THE VIRIDIPLANTAE PNP-4

James Moten, New Mexico State University
CORRELATION BETWEEN EXPRESSION OF ACYLTRANSFERASES AND DIVERSITY OF COMPOUNDS CAUSING PUNGENCY IN CAPSICUM VARIETIES PNP-5

Graduate Students Yeon-Bok Kim, Seoul National University
DITERPENE RESIN BIOSYNTHESIS IN PINUS DENSIFLORA IS REGULATED BY TWO OF THE METHYLERYTHRITOL PHOSPHATE PATHWAY GENES, DXS AN PNP-16

Francis Mann, Iowa State University
Chimeric Analysis of Class II Diterpene Synthases PNP-17

Qiang Wang, Iowa State University
Clarifying Rice Gibberellic Acid Metabolism PNP-18

Ke Zhou, Iowa State University
Investigations of substrate and product specificity in class I diterpene synthases PNP-19

Postdocs Sivakumar Swaminathan, Iowa State University
A rice cytochrome P450 kaurene oxidase homolog with a potential role in labdane- related diterpenoid phytoalexin biosynthesis PNP-26

General Session

Mark Bernards, University of Western Ontario
Suberin Biosynthesis: A Metabolomics approach PNP-27

Wanchai De-Eknamkul, Chulalongkorn University
IN VITRO PLANT, CALLUS AND ROOT CULTURES OF PLUMBAGO INDICA AND THEIR BIOSYNTHETIC POTENTIAL OF PLUMBAGIN PNP-28

Frédéric Marsolais, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
MODULATION OF FREE AMINO ACIDS AND GAMMA-GLUTAMYL DIPEPTIDES IN RESPONSE TO STORAGE PROTEIN DEFICIENCY IN SEEDS OF COMMON BEAN PNP-29

Susan McCormick, USDA-ARS NCAUR
Phytotoxicity of trichothecenes using an Arabidopsis detached leaf assay PNP-30

Anan Ounaroon, Naresuan University
Molecular cloning of strictosidine synthase from Mitragyna speciosa PNP-31

Woraporn Putalun, Khon Kaen University
MULTIPLE SHOOT REGENERATION AND ARTEMISININ PRODUCTION IN ARTEMISIA ANNUA L. USING THIDIAZURON PNP-32

Sanja Roje, Washington State University
Metabolism of flavin nucleotides in plants PNP-33

Worapan Sitthithaworn, Srinakharinwirot University
Regulatory role of 1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate synthase and geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase in plaunotol biosynthesis during Croton stellatopilosus leaf development PNP-34

Pimpimon Tansakul, Prince of Songkla University
cDNA cloning and expression profiling of dxr gene encoding 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate reductoisomerase from Croton stellatopilosus Ohba PNP-35

Juraithip Wungsintaweekul, Prince of Songkla University
BIOSYNTHESIS OF beta-SITOSTEROL AND STIGMASTEROL PROCEEDS EXCLUSIVELY VIA MEVALONATE PATHWAY IN THE DISORGANIZED CELL SUSPENSION CULTURES OF CROTON STELLATOPILOSUS PNP-36

Structure Elucidation/Methods for Analysis

Postdocs Muntha K. Reddy, University of Mississippi
Phenolic acids, gallo-, and ellagitannins from punica granatum L. PSE-4

General Session

Filippo Imperato, Università della Basilicata
Three new flavonoids from the fern Dryopteris villarii PSE-5

Filippo Imperato, Università della Basilicata
APIGENIN 4′-O-(p-COUMAROYL GLUCOSIDE) FROM THE FERN DRYOPTERIS VILLARII PSE-6

Marcos Soto-Hernández, Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo
TAXANES OF THE FOLIAGE OF THE MEXICAN YEW, TAXUS GLOBOSA PSE-7

Natural Products for Pest Management

General Session

Jan F. Stevens, Oregon State University
Meadowfoam-based Bioherbicides PPM-2

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