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Meilin Ma

Agricultural Economics 

  • Assistant Professor of Ag Economics
KRAN Room 629

Awards & Honors

(2018) Scott McNiven Community Service Award. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis.

(2018) IAAE Travel Grant. IAAE.

Selected Publications

Kwong, T., Ma, M., Pan, G., Hindra, Yang, D., Yang, C., . . . Shen, B. (2018). P450-Catalyzed Tailoring Steps in Leinamycin Biosynthesis Featuring Regio- and Stereoselective Hydroxylations and Substrate Promiscuities. Biochemistry, 57(33), 5005-5013. doi:10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00623

Chang, C., Lohman, J. R., Huang, T., Michalska, K., Bigelow, L., Rudolf, J. D., . . . Shen, B. (2018). Structural Insights into the Free-Standing Condensation Enzyme SgcC5 Catalyzing Ester-Bond Formation in the Biosynthesis of the Enediyne Antitumor Antibiotic C-1027. Biochemistry, 57(23), 3278-3288. doi:10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00174

Huang, T., Chang, C., Lohman, J. R., Rudolf, J. D., Kim, Y. E., Chang, C., . . . Shen, B. (2016). Crystal structure of SgcJ, an NTF2-like superfamily protein involved in biosynthesis of the nine-membered enediyne antitumor antibiotic C-1027. The Journal of antibiotics, 69(10), 731-740. doi:10.1038/ja.2016.88

Chang, C., Lohman, J. R., Cao, H., Tan, K., Rudolf, J. D., Ma, M., . . . Shen, B. (2016). Crystal Structures of SgcE6 and SgcC, the Two-Component Monooxygenase That Catalyzes Hydroxylation of a Carrier Protein-Tethered Substrate during the Biosynthesis of the Enediyne Antitumor Antibiotic C-1027 in Streptomyces globisporus. Biochemistry, 55(36), 5142-54. doi:10.1021/acs.biochem.6b00713

Ma, M. (2019). Modern Agricultural Value Chains and the Future of Smallholder Farming Systems. Manuscript in preparation.

Ma, M. (2018). Insecure Land Tenure, Insufficient Social Insurance, and Incomplete Exit of Farm Labor: Resource Misallocation in China’s Agricultural Sector. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Ma, M., & Zhu, H. (in press). Efficiency of Decisions under Membership Heterogeneity and Government Regulations: Insights from Farmer Cooperatives in China. Economic Development and Cultural Change.

Ma, M., Saitone, T. L., Volpe, R. J., Sexton, R. J., & Saksena, M. (2018). Market Concentration, Market Shares, and Retail Food Prices: Evidence from the U.S. Women, Infants, and Children Program. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 21. doi:10.1093/aepp/ppy016

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