Publications

Luengwilai, K, Beckles, DM, Siripanich, J (2016) Postharvest Internal Browning of pineapple originates at the phloem. Journal of Plant Physiology 202:121-133
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Mtunguja, MK, Thitisaksakul, M, Muzanila, YC, Wansuksri, R, Piyachomkwan, K, Laswai, HS, Chen, G, Shoemaker, CF, Sinha, N, Beckles, DM (2016). Assessing variation in physicochemical, structural, and functional properties of root starches from novel Tanzanian cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz.) landraces. Starke/Starch 68: 1-14
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Thitisaksakul, M, Tananuwong, K, Shoemaker, CF, Chun, A, Tanadul, O, Labavitch, JM, Beckles, DM. Effects of timing and severity of salinity stress on rice (Oryza sativa L.) yield, grain composition, and starch functionality. Journal Agriculture Food Chemistry 63(8): 2296-304
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Beckles, DM & Thitisaksakul, M (2014) The Use of Biotechnology to Engineer Starch in Cereals. In: Encyclopedia Biotechnology Agriculture Food. (Eds Heldman, D. et al.) Taylor & Francis Press.
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Tao, F, Zhang, L., McCarthy, M., Beckles, DM, Saltveit, ME (2014) Magnetic resonance imaging provides spatial resolution of CI in Micro-Tom tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruit. Postharvest Biology & Technology 97: 62-67.
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Luengwilai, K, Beckles, DM, Pluemjit, O, Siripanich, J (2014) Postharvest Storage of Makapuno Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.). Scientiae Horticulturae 175: 105-110
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Tanadul, O, vanderGheynt, J, Beckles, DM, Powell, ALT, Labavitch, JL (2014). The impact of elevated CO2 concentration on the quality of algal starch as a biofuel feedstock. Biotechnology Bioengineering 111(7):1323-31.
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Beckles, DM & Thitisaksakul, M. (2014) How environmental stress affects starch composition and functionality in cereal endosperm. Starke/Starch 66 (1-2): 58-71.
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Hazard, B., Zhang, X., Colasuonno, P. Cristobal Uauy, C., Beckles, DM, Dubcovsky, J. (2012). Induced mutations in the Starch Branching Enzyme II (SbeII) gene increase amylose content in pasta wheat. Crop Science, 52: 1754-1766.
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Thitisaksakul, M, Jimenez R.C, Arias, M-A., Beckles, DM. (2012) Effects of environmental factors on starch synthesis and composition. Journal of Cereal Science 56 (1): 67-80.
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Beckles, DM, Tananuwong K, Shoemaker, CF. (2012) Starch Characteristics of Transgenic Wheat Over-expressing the High Molecular Weight- Dx5 subunit are Substantially Equivalent to those in Non-Modified Wheat. Journal Food Science 77 (4) 437-442.
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Roessner, U & Beckles, DM (2012) “Metabolomics for salinity research.” “Methods in Molecular Biology” Eds. Sergey Shabala, Tracey Ann Cuin. 913 (3). Humana Press, USA. pp 203-215.
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Beckles, DM, Hong, N, Stamova, L, Luengwilai, K. (2012) Biochemical factors affecting fruit sugar content. Fruits 67 (1): 1-23.
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Luengwilai, K, Beckles, DM, Salveit, ME (2012) Chilling-injury of harvested Micro-Tom tomato fruit is reduced by temperature pre-treatment. Postharvest Biology Technology 63 (1): 123-128.
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Beckles, DM (2012) Factors affecting the postharvest sugar content of tomato Solanum lycopersicum L. fruit. Postharvest Biology Technology 63 (1): 129-140.
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Luengwilai K, Salveit, ME Beckles DM (2012) Metabolite content of harvested Micro-Tom tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruit is altered by chilling and protective heat-shock treatments as shown by GC-MS metabolite profiling. Postharvest Biology Technology 63 (1): 116-122.
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Roessner, U &.Beckles, DM (2011) Plant Metabolomics - Applications and opportunities for agricultural biotechnology. In "Plant biotechnology and agriculture: Prospects for the 21st century. A. Altman & P Hasegawa, P. Elsevier. ISBN : 978-0-12-381466-1 pp 67-80.

Luengwilai, K, Fiehn, O. & Beckles, DM (2010) Comparison of leaf and fruit metabolism in two tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) genotypes varying in total soluble solids. Journal Agriculture Food Chemistry 58(22): 11790-800.
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Uhlmann, N & Beckles DM (2010) Storage product and transcriptional profiling of the endosperm of cultivated and wild wheat. Journal Applied Genetics 51(4):431-47.
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Luengwilai, K. & Beckles, DM (2010) Climacteric ethylene is not essential for the initiation of chilling injury in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) cv. Ailsa Craig. Journal Stored Product Postharvest Research. 1 (1) 1-5.
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Luengwilai, K., Shoemaker, CF Tananuwong K, Beckles, DM (2010) Starch composition and crystalline structure show little association with fruit physiology and starch metabolism in tomato. Journal Agriculture Food Chemistry 58 (2): 1275–1282.
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Stamova BS, Laudencia-Chingcuanco, DL, Beckles, DM (2009) Transcriptomic analysis of starch biosynthesis in the developing grain of hexaploid wheat. Intl J. Plant Genomics. Volume 2009, Article ID 407426.

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Luengwilai, K. & Beckles, DM (2009b) Starch granules in tomato fruit show a complex pattern of degradation. Journal Agriculture Food Chemistry 57 (18): 8480-7

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Luengwilai, K. & Beckles, DM (2009a) Structural investigations and morphology of tomato fruit starch. Journal Agriculture Food Chemistry 57 (1): 282–291

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Roessner, U & Beckles, DM (2009). Metabolite measurements. In: Plant Metabolic Networks (Ed) J. Schwender. Springer NY pp 39-69

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Stamova, BS, Roessner, U, Suren, S, Laudencia-Chingcuanco, DL, Bacic, T, Beckles, DM. (2009) Metabolic profiling of transgenic wheat over-expressing the High Molecular Weight Dx5 glutenin. Metabolomics 5(2):239-252

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Leterrier, MS, Holappa, LD, Broglie, KE, Beckles, DM, (2008) Cloning, characterisation and comparative analysis of a starch synthase IV gene in wheat: functional and evolutionary implications. BMC Plant Biology 8:98.

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Laudencia-Chingcuanco, DL, Stamova BS, You, F., Lazo G, Beckles, DM, Anderson OA (2007) Transcriptional profiling of wheat caryopsis development using cDNA microarrays. Plant Molecular Biology 63:651-668.

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Holappa, LD, Walker-Simmons, MK, Ho, THD, Riechers, DE, Beckles, DM, Jones, R. L. (2005) A Triticum tauschii protein kinase related to wheat PKABA1 is associated with ABA signaling and is distributed between the nucleus and cytosol. Journal Cereal Science 41 (3): 333-346

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Burton, RA, Johnson PE, Beckles, DM, Fisher GB, Jenner HL, Naldrett MJ, Denyer K (2002) Characterization of the Genes Encoding the Cytosolic and Plastidial Forms of ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase in Wheat Endosperm. Plant Physiology130(3):1464-75

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Beckles, DM, Craig J and Smith AM (2001) ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase is located in the plastid in developing tomato fruit. Plant Physiology. 126(1):261-6.

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Beckles, DM, Smith AM and ap Rees, T (2001) A cytosolic ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase is a feature of graminaceous endosperms, but not of other starch-storing organs. Plant Physiology 125(2):818-27.

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Beckles, DM (2000) Patent No BB1423 USNA (Homologs of starch synthase DUI) Application No 09/739,438.

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Beckles, DM & Pearlstein RW (2000) Patent No BB1439 US PRV Starch Branching Enzyme IIb. Application No US 10/674,309
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