Katayoon (Katie) Dehesh
Offices and Labs
1224 Life Sciences Addition
|1977||PhD||Stress Physiology||Sussex University, United Kingdom|
|1972||BS||Biology||Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran|
Structural, molecular and biochemical analysis of fatty acid biosynthetic enzymes; Regulatory mechanism(s) controlling oxylipin branch pathways; molecular genetics of lipid signaling.
Department and Center Affiliations
Specialties / Focus
- Cell and Developmental Biology
- Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genomics
- Environmental and Integrative Biology
Plant biology, Plant physiology, Biotechnology, Plant molecular biology and signal transduation.
PLB 111 Plant Physiology
5/21/2010 9:26:34 AM
Larson, T. R. Edgell, T., Byrne, J., Dehesh, K., and Graham I. A. 2002. Acyl CoA profiles of transgenic plants that accumulate medium chain fatty acids indicate inefficient triacylglycerol synthesis. The Plant Journal. 32: 519-527.
Dehesh, K. 2001. How can we genetically engineer oilseed crops to produce high levels of medium-chain fatty acids? European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 103: 688-697.
Dehesh, K., Tai, H., Edwards, P., Byrne, J and Jaworski, J. 2001. Overexpression of 3-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase IIIs (KASIII) in plants reduces the rate of lipid synthesis. Plant physiol. . 125: 1103-1114.
Moche, M., Dehesh, K., Edwards, P, and Lindqvist, 2001. The crystal structure of the Ãƒ?-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase II from synechocystis Sp at 1.54 Ãƒ? resolution and relationship to other condensing enzymes. Journal of Molecular Biology. 305: 491-503.
Dehesh, K. 2000. Plant Lipid Biotechnology and GMOs . European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 102: 715-717.
Basu, D., Dehesh, K., Schneider-Poetsch, H. J., Harrington, S. E., McCouch, S. R., and Quail, P. 2000. Rice PHYC gene: structure, expression, map position and evolution. Plant Mol. Biol. 44: 27-42.
Wiberg,E., Edwards,P., Byrne, J. , Stymne, S., and Dehesh, K. 2000 . The distribution of caprylate,caprate and laurate in lipids from developing and mature seeds of transgenic Brassica napus L. Planta. 212: 33-40.
Froman, B., Edwards, P., Bursch, A., and Dehesh, K. 2000. ACX3; A novel medium-chain Acyl-CoA oxidase from Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 123: 733-741.
Val, D., Lindquvist, L., Banu, B., Seshadri, K, and Dehesh, K. 2000. Re-engineering ketoacyl synthase specificity. Structure folding and design. 8: 565-566.