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Natalia Dudareva


  • Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Distinguished Professor of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

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Area of Expertise:  Plant Molecular Biology

Awards & Honors

(2014) Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award. Sigma Xi.

(2011) Elected Chair for the Gordon Research Conference on Plant Metabolic Engineering 2011. Gordon Research Conference.

(2010) AAAS Fellow. American Association for the Advancement of Science.

(2010) Annual Millionaires Club Award, College of Agriculture. Purdue University, Indiana.

(2010) Distinguished Professor. Purdue University, Indiana.

(2006) The Wickersham Chair of Excellence in Agricultural Research. Purdue University.

(2006) University Faculty Scholar in the College of Agriculture. Purdue University.

(2005) Agriculture Research Award. Purdue University.

(2003) “Regulation of monoterpene emission in snapdragon flowers”. DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).

Selected Publications

Wang, P., Guo, L., Jaini, R., Klempien, A., McCoy, R. M., Morgan, J. A., . . . Chapple, C. (2018). A 13C isotope labeling method for the measurement of lignin metabolic flux in Arabidopsis stems. Plant Methods, 14, 51. doi:10.1186/s13007-018-0318-3

Muhlemann, J., Klempien, A., & Dudareva, N. (2014). Floral volatiles: from biosynthesis to function. Plant, Cell & Environ, 37, 1936-1949. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pce.12314/abstract;jsessionid=445AED1A470D605195A67DDF9BE1D68D.f03t02?systemMessage=Wiley+Online+Library+will+be+disrupted+9th+Aug+from+10-2+BST+for+essential+maintenance.+Pay+Per+View+will+be+unavailable+from+10

Gutensohn, M., Nguyen, T. H., McMahon III, R., Kaplan, I., Pichersky, E., & Dudareva, N. (2014). Metabolic engineering of monoterpene biosynthesis in tomato fruits via introduction of the non-canonical substrate neryl diphosphate. Metab. Eng, 24, 107-116. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1096717614000676

Adebesin, F. O., Widhalm, J. R., Lynch, J. H., McCoy, R. M., & Doudareva, N. (2018). A peroxisomal thioesterase plays auxiliary roles in plant β-oxidative benzoic acid metabolism. The Plant Journal, 93(5), 905-916. doi:10.1111/tpj.13818

Dornfeld, C., Weisberg, A., Ritesh, K., Dudareva, N., Jelesko, J., & Maeda, H. (2014). Phylobiochemical characterization of class-Ib aspartate/prephenate aminotransferases reveals evolution of the plant arogenate phenylalanine pathway. Plant Cell, 26, 3101-3114. Retrieved from http://www.plantcell.org/content/26/7/3101.full.pdf+html

Adebesin, F. O., Widhalm, J. R., Boachon, B., Lefèvre, F., Pierman, B., Lynch, J. H., . . . Dudareva, N. (2017). Emission of volatile organic compounds from petunia flowers is facilitated by an ABC transporter. Science (New York, N.Y.), 356(6345), 1386-1388. doi:10.1126/science.aan0826

Pan, H., Zhou, R., Louie, G., Muhlemann, J., Bomati, E., Bowman, M., . . . Wang, X. (2014). Structural studies of cinnamoyl-CoA reductase and cinnamyl-alcohol dehydrogenase, key enzymes of monolignol biosynthesis. Plant Cell, 26, 3709-3727. Retrieved from http://www.plantcell.org/content/26/9/3709.full.pdf+html

Muhlemann, J., Woodworth, B., Morgan, J., & Dudareva, N. (2014). The monolignol pathway contributes to biosynthesis of volatile phenylpropenes in flowers. New Phytologist, 204, 661-670. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.12913/pdf

Yoo, H., Widhalm, J., Qian, Y., Maeda, H., Cooper, B., Jannasch, A., . . . Dudareva, N. (2013). An alternative pathway contributes to phenylalanine biosynthesis in plants via a cytosolic tyrosine: phenylpyruvate aminotransferase. Nat. Commun, 4, 2833 doi:10.1038/ncomms3833. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2013/131125/ncomms3833/pdf/ncomms3833.pdf

Doudareva, N., Klempien, A., Muhlemann, J., & Kaplan, I. (2013). Biosynthesis, function and metabolic engineering of plant volatile organic compounds. New Phytologist, 198, 16-32. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.12145/pdf

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