• Iskandarov U, Kim HJ, Cahoon EB (2014) Camelina: An Emerging Oilseed Platform for Improved Biofuels and Bio-Based Materials. In Nicholas Carpita, Maureen McCann (Ed.), Springer. In press.
  • Kimberlin AN, Majumder S, Han G, Chen M, Cahoon RE, Stone, JM, Dunn TM, Cahoon EB (2013) Arabidopsis 56 amino acid serine palmitoyltransferase-interacting proteins stimulate sphingolipid synthesis, are essential, and affect mycotoxin sensitivity. Plant Cell in press.
  • Markham JE, Lynch DV, Napier JA, Dunn TM, Cahoon EB (2013) Plant sphingolipids: function follows form. Current Opin Plant Biol 16: 350-357.
  • Zhang C, Cahoon RE, Hunter SC, Chen M, Han J, Cahoon EB (2013) Genetic and biochemical basis for alternative routes of tocotrienol biosynthesis for enhanced vitamin E antioxidant production. Plant J 73: 628-639.
  • Nguyen HT, Silva JE, Podicheti R, Macrander J, Yang W, Nazarenus TJ, Nam JW, Jaworski JG, Lu C, Scheffler BE, Mockaitis K, Cahoon EB (2013) Camelina seed transcriptome: a tool for meal and oil improvement and translational research. Plant Biotechnology J 11: 759-769.
  • Zhang C, Iskandarov U, Klotz ET, Stevens RL, Cahoon RE, Nazarenus TJ, Pereira SL, Cahoon EB (2013) A thraustochytrid diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 with broad substrate specificity strongly increases oleic acid content in engineered Arabidopsis thaliana seeds. Journal of Experimental Botany 64:3189-3200.
  • Horn PJ, Silva JE, Anderson D, Fuchs J, Borisjuk L, Nazarenus TJ, Shulaev V, Cahoon EB, Chapman KD (2013) Imaging heterogeneity of membrane and storage lipids in transgenic Camelina sativa seeds with altered fatty acid profiles. Plant J 76: 138-150.
  • Michaelson LV, Markham JE, Zaeuner S, Matsumoto M, Chen M, Cahoon EB, Napier JA (2013) Identification of a cytochrome b5-fusion desaturase responsible for the synthesis of triunsaturated sphingolipid long chain bases in the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana. Phytochemistry 90: 50-55.
  • Tjellström H, Strawsine M, Silva JE, Cahoon EB, Ohlrogge JB (2013) Disruption of plastid acyl:acyl carrier protein synthetases increases medium chain fatty acid accumulation in seeds of transgenic Arabidopsis. FEBS Letters 587: 936-942.
  • Kim S, Yamaoka Y, Ono H, Kim H, Shim D, Maeshima M, Martinoia E, Cahoon EB, Nishida I, Lee Y (2013) AtABCA9 transporter supplies fatty acids for lipid synthesis to the endoplasmic reticulum. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110:773-778.
  • Zhang C, Cahoon RE, Hunter SC, Chen M, Han J, Cahoon EB (2013) Genetic and biochemical basis for alternative routes of tocotrienol biosynthesis for enhanced Vitamin E antioxidant production. Plant Journal 73: 628-639.
  • Eiamsa-Ard P, Kanjana-Opas A, Cahoon EB, Chodok P, Kaewsuwan S (2013) Two novel Physcomitrella patens fatty acid elongases (ELOs): identification and functional characterization. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97: 3485-3497.
  • Wang P, Li X, Cahoon EB (2013) Biotechnological improvement of soybean oil for lubricant applications. In: Synthetic, Mineral Oil, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology, ed. L. Rudnick, CRC, pp. 413-420.
  • Joseph Msanne, Di Xu, Anji Reddy Konda, J. Armando Casas-Mollano, Tala Awada, Edgar B. Cahoon, Heriberto Cerutti  (2012) Metabolic and gene expression changes triggered by nitrogen deprivation in the photoautotrophically grown microalgae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and Coccomyxa sp. C-169. Phytochemistry 75:50-59.
  • Chen M, Markham JE, Cahoon EB (2012) Sphingolipid Δ8 unsaturation is important for glucosylceramide biosynthesis and low-temperature performance in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 69:769-81.
  • Saucedo-García M, Cruz-García F, Guevara-García A, Dietrich CR, González-Solís A, Vázquez-Santana S, Markham JE, Cahoon EB, Gavilanes-Ruíz M (2011) MPK6, sphinganine and the LCB2a gene from serine palmitoyltransferase are required in the signaling pathway that mediates cell death induced by long chain bases in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist 191: 943-957.
  • Chao D-Y, Gable K, Chen M, Baxter IR, Dietrich CR, Cahoon EB, Guerinot ML, Lahner B, Lu S, Markham JE, Morrissey J, Han G, Gupta SD, Harmon JM, Jaworski JG, Dunn TM, Salt DE (2011) Sphingolipids in the root play an important role in regulating the leaf ionome in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell 23:1061-1081.
  • Yang W, Cahoon RE, Hunter SC, Zhang C, Han J, Borgschulte J, Cahoon EB (2011) Vitamin E biosynthesis: functional characterization of the monocot homogentisate geranylgeranyltransferase.  Plant J. 65: 206-217.
  • Sayre R, Beeching JR, Cahoon EB, Egesi C, Fauquet C, Fellman J, Fregene M, Gruissem W, Mallowa S, Manary M, Maziya-Dixon B, Mbanaso A, Schachtman DP, Siritunga D, Taylor N, Vanderschuren H, Zhang P (2011) The BioCassava Plus program: biofortification of Cassava for sub-Saharan Africa. Annual Review of Plant Biology 62: 251-272.
  • Rittenour WR, Chen M, Cahoon EB, Harris SD (2011) Control of glucosylceramide production and morphogenesis by the Bar1 ceramide synthase in Fusarium graminearum. PloS One 6: e19385
  • Lu C, Napier JA, Clemente TE, Cahoon EB (2011) New frontiers in oilseed biotechnology: meeting the growing global demand for vegetable oils for food, feed, biofuel, and industrial uses. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 22: 252-259.
  • Yang P, Li X, Shipp MJ, Shockey JM, Cahoon EB (2010) Mining the bitter melon (Momordica charantia L.) seed transcriptome by 454 analysis of non-normalized and normalized cDNA populations for conjugated fatty acid metabolism-related genes.  BMC Plant Biology 10: 250.
  • Chan AP, Zhao Q, Lorenzi H, Orvis J, Puiu D, Melake-Berhan A, Jones K, Crabtree J, Redman J, Chen G, Cahoon EB, Gedil M, Stanke M, Haas B,  Wortman JR, Fraser-Liggett CM, Ravel J, Rabinowicz PD (2010) Draft genome sequence of the ricin-producing oilseed castor bean. Nature Biotechnology. 28: 951-956.
  • Clemente T, Cahoon EB (2009) Soybean oil: genetic approaches for modification of functionality and total content. Plant Physiol.  151: 1030-1040.
  • Cahoon EB, Clemente TE, Damude HG, Kinney AJ (2009) Modifying vegetable oils for food and non-food purposes. In: Oil Crops, Handbook of Plant Breeding, Vol. 4, eds. J Vollmann and I Rajcan, Springer Science, pp. 31-56.
  • Chen M, Saucedo-Garcia M, Plasencia J, Gavilanes-Ruiz M, Cahoon EB (2009) Chapter 5: Plant sphingolipids: structure, synthesis and function. In: Lipids in Photosynthesis: Essential and Regulatory Functions, eds. H. Wada and N. Murata, Springer Science, pp. 77-115.
  • Lynch DV, Chen M, Cahoon EB (2009) Lipid signaling in Arabidopsis: no sphingosine? no problem! Trends Plant Sci. 14: 463-466.
  • Ramamoorthy V, Cahoon EB, Thokala M, Kaur J, Li J, Shah DM (2009) Sphingolipid C9-methyltransferases are important for growth and virulence but not for sensitivity to antifungal plant defensins in Fusarium graminearum. Eukaryotic Cell 8: 217-229.
  • Lessire R, Cahoon E, Chapman K, Dyer J, Eastmond P, Heinz E (2009) Highlights of recent progress in plant lipid research. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 47: 443-447.
  • Chen M, Markham JE, Dietrich CR, Jaworski JG, Cahoon EB (2008) Sphingolipid long-chain base hydroxylation is important for growth and for the regulation of sphingolipid content and composition in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 20: 1862-1878.
  • Dietrich CR, Han G, Chen M, Berg RH, Dunn TM, Cahoon EB (2008) Loss-of-function mutations and inducible RNAi suppression of Arabidopsis LCB2 genes reveal the critical role of sphingolipids in gametophytic and sporophytic cell viability. Plant J.  54: 284-298. (cover article)
  • Cahoon EB, Schmid KM (2008) Chapter 7: Metabolic engineering of the content and fatty acid composition of vegetable oils. In: Bioengineering and Molecular Biology of Plant Pathways, Vol. 1, eds. N. Lewis and H. Bohnert, Elsevier, pp. 161-200.
  • Ramamoorthy V, Cahoon EB, Li J, Thokala M, Minto RE, Shah DM (2007) Glucosylceramide synthase is essential for alfalfa defensin-mediated growth inhibition but not for pathogenicity of Fusarium graminearum.  Mol. Microbiol. 66: 771-786.
  • Tsegaye Y, Richardson CG, Bravo JE, Mulcahy BJ, Lynch DV, Markham JE, Jaworski JG, Chen M, Cahoon EB, Dunn TM (2007) Arabidopsis mutants lacking long chain base phosphate lyase are fumonisin sensitive and accumulate trihydroxy 18:1 long chain base phosphate. J. Biol. Chem.  282:  28195-28206.
  • Cahoon EB, Shockey JM, Dietrich CR, Gidda SK, Mullen RT, Dyer JM (2007) Engineering oilseeds for sustainable production of industrial and nutritional feedstocks: solving bottlenecks in fatty acid flux. Curr. Opin. Plant. Biol. 10: 236-244.
  • Hunter SC, Cahoon EB (2007) Enhancing vitamin E in oilseeds: unraveling tocopherol and tocotrienol biosynthesis. Lipids 42: 97-108.
  • Chen M, Han G, Dietrich CR, Dunn TM, Cahoon EB (2006) The essential nature of sphingolipids in plants as revealed by the functional identification and characterization of the Arabidopsis LCB1 subunit of serine palmitoyltransferase. Plant Cell 18: 3576-3593.
  • Lohman A, Schottler MA, Brehelin C, Kessler F, Block R, Cahoon EB, Dörmann P (2006) Deficiency in phylloquinone (vitamin K1) methylation affects prenylquinine distribution, photosystem I abundance and anthocyanin accumulation in the Arabidopsis AtmenG mutant. J. Biol. Chem. 281: 40461-40472.
  • Kaewsuwan S, Cahoon EB, Perroud P-F, Wiwat C, Panvisavas N, Quatrano RS, Cove DJ, Bunyapraphatsaran N (2006) Identification and functional characterization of the moss Physcomitrella patens(Hedw.) B.S.G.  Δ5-desaturase gene involved in arachidonic and eicosapentaenoic acids biosynthesis. J. Biol. Chem. 281: 21988-21997.
  • Cahoon EB, Dietrich CR, Meyer K, Damude HG, Dyer JM, Kinney AJ (2006) Conjugated fatty acids accumulate to high levels in phospholipids of metabolically engineered soybean and Arabidopsis seeds. Phytochemistry 67: 1166-1176.
  • Markham JM, Li J, Cahoon EB, Jaworski JG (2006) Plant sphingolipids: separation and identification of major sphingolipid classes from leaves. J. Biol. Chem. 281: 22684-94.
  • Eckert H, LaVallee B, Schweiger BJ, Kinney AJ, Cahoon EB, Clemente T (2006) Co-expression of the borageΔ6 desaturase and the Arabidopsis Δ15 desaturase results in high accumulation of stearidonic acid in the seeds of transgenic soybean.  Planta 224: 1116-1128. 
  • Paul S, Gable K, Beaudoin F, Cahoon E, Jaworski J, Napier JA, Dunn TM (2006) Members of theArabidopsis FAE1-like 3-ketoacyl-CoA synthase gene family substitute for the elop proteins of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  J. Biol. Chem. 281: 9018-9029.
  • Whittle E,  Cahoon EB, Subrahmanyam S, Shanklin J (2005) A multifunctional acyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase from Hedera helix L. (English ivy) can synthesize 16- and 18-carbon monoene and diene products. J. Biol. Chem. 280: 28169-28176.
  • Ashok J, Marillia EF, Vivijan B, Michael GE, Cahoon EB, Kinney AJ, Taylor DC (2005) Production of 22:2Δ5,13 and 20:1Δ5 in Brassica carinata and soybean breeding lines via introduction of Limnanthes genes. Mol. Breeding 15: 157-167.
  • Arkus K, Cahoon EB, Jez JM (2005) Kinetic characterization of wheat chlorophyllase reveals a mechanistic connection to the carboxylesterase enzyme family.  Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 438: 146-155.
  • Schmidt MA, Tucker DM, Cahoon EB, Parrott WA (2005) Towards normalization of soybean somatic embryo maturation. Plant Cell Reports 24: 383-391.
  • Schmidt MA, Dietrich CR, Cahoon EB (2004) Biotechnological enhancement of soybean oil for lubricant applications. In: Synthetic, Mineral Oil, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology, ed. L. Rudnick, CRC Press, pp 389-397.
  • Cahoon EB, Kinney AJ (2004) Dimorphecolic acid is synthesized by the coordinate activities of two divergent Δ12-oleic acid desaturases.  J. Biol. Chem. 279: 12495-12502.
  • Cahoon EB, Hall SE, Ripp KG, Ganzke TS, Hitz WD, Coughlan SJ (2003) Metabolic redesign of vitamin E biosynthesis in plants for tocotrienol production and increased antioxidant content. Nature Biotechnology 21: 1082-1087.
  • Sattler SE, Cahoon EB, Coughlan SJ, DellaPenna D (2003) Characterization of tocopherol cyclases from higher plants and cyanobacteria. evolutionary implications for tocopherol synthesis and function.  Plant Physiol. 132: 2184-2195.
  • Cahoon EB, Schnurr JA, Huffman EA, Minto RE (2003) Fungal responsive fatty acid acetylenases occur widely in evolutionarily distant plant families.  Plant J. 34: 671-683.
  • Jaworski J, Cahoon EB (2003) Industrial oils from transgenic plants. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 6: 178-184.
  • Kinney AJ, Cahoon EB, Hitz WD (2002) Manipulating desaturase activities in transgenic crop plants. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 30: 1099-1103.
  • Cahoon EB, Ripp KG, Hall SE, McGonigle B (2002) Transgenic production of epoxy fatty acids by expression of a cytochrome P450 enzyme from Euphorbia lagascae seed.  Plant Physiol. 128: 615-624.
  • Cahoon EB, Ripp KG, Hall SE, Kinney AJ (2001) Formation of conjugated  Δ8,  Δ10 double bonds by  Δ12-oleic acid desaturase related enzymes: biosynthetic origin of calendic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 276: 2637-2643.
  • Mekhedov S, Cahoon EB, Ohlrogge J (2001) An unusual seed specific 3 ketoacyl ACP synthase associated with the synthesis of petroselinic acid.  Plant Mol. Biol. 47:507 518.
  • Cahoon EB, Shanklin J (2000) Substrate-dependent mutant complementation to select fatty acid desaturase variants for metabolic engineering of plant seed oils. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97: 12350-12355.
  • Cahoon EB, Marrillia EF, Stecca KL, Hall SE, Taylor DC, Kinney AJ (2000) Production of fatty acid components of meadowfoam oil in somatic soybean embryos. Plant Physiol. 124: 243-251.
  • Cahoon EB, Carlson TJ, Ripp KG, Schweiger BJ, Cook GA, Hall SE, Kinney AJ (1999) Biosynthetic origin of conjugated double bonds: production of fatty acid components of high-value drying oils in transgenic soybean embryos. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 12395-12940.
  • Shanklin J, Cahoon EB (1998) Desaturation and related modification of fatty acids.  Annu. Rev. Plant Physiol. Plant Mol. Biol. 49: 611-641.
  • Cahoon EB, Salehuzzaman S, Shanklin J, Browse J (1998) A determinant of substrate specificity predicted from the acyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase of cat's claw seed. Plant Physiol. 117: 593-598.
  • Cahoon EB, Lindqvist Y, Schneider G, Shanklin J (1997) Redesign of soluble fatty acid desaturases from plants for altered substrate specificity and double bond position. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94:4872-4877. (This article was featured in Science News, May 31, 1997.)
  • Cahoon EB, Coughlan SJ, Shanklin J (1997) Characterization of a structurally and functionally diverged acyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase from milkweed seed. Plant Mol. Biol. 33:1106-1110.
  • Schultz DJ, Cahoon EB, Shanklin J, Craig R, Cox-Foster DL, Mumma RO, Medford JI (1996) Expression of a  Δ9 14:0-ACP fatty acid desaturase gene is necessary for the production of  ω5 anacardic acids found in pest-resistant geranium (Pelargonium xhortorum). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93:8771-8775.
  • Cahoon EB, Mills LA, Shanklin J (1996) Modification of the fatty acid composition of Escherichia coli by co-expression of a plant acyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase and ferredoxin.  J. Bacteriol. 178:936-939.
  • Cahoon EB, Dörmann P, Ohlrogge JB (1994) Petroselinic acid biosynthesis and production in transgenic plants. Prog. Lipid Res. 33:155-163.
  • Cahoon EB, Cranmer AM, Shanklin J, Ohlrogge JB (1994)  Δ6 Hexadecenoic acid is synthesized by the activity of a soluble  Δ6 palmitoyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase in Thunbergia alata endosperm. J. Biol. Chem. 269: 27519-27526.
  • Cahoon EB, Ohlrogge JB (1994) Apparent role of phosphatidylcholine in petroselinic acid metabolism in developing Umbelliferae seed. Plant Physiol. 104: 845-855.
  • Cahoon EB, Ohlrogge JB (1994) Metabolic evidence for the involvement of a  Δ4-palmitoyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase in petroselinic acid synthesis in developing coriander endosperm and transgenic tobacco cells. Plant Physiol. 104: 827-838. (Featured on cover of Plant Physiology, March 1994)
  • Cahoon EB, Shanklin J, Ohlrogge JB (1992) Expression of a coriander desaturase results in petroselinic acid production in transgenic tobacco. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 89: 11184-11188.
  • Cahoon EB, Lynch DV (1991) Analysis of glucocerebrosides of rye (Secale cereale L. cv Puma) leaf and plasma membrane. Plant Physiol. 95:58-68.