Recent Publications

Bhalla A, Bansal N, Pattathil S, Li M, Shen W, Particka CA, Karlen SD, Phongpreecha T, Semaan RR, Gonzales-Vigil E, Ralph J, Mansfield SD, Ding SY, Hodge DB, Hegg EL. ”Engineered Lignin in Poplar Biomass Facilitates Cu-Catalyzed Alkaline-Oxidative Pretreatment&lduo; ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2018) Jan 22;6(3):2932-2941 doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02067

Das A, Rahimi A, Ulbrich A, Alherech M, Motagamwala AH, Bhalla A, da Costa Sousa L, Balan V, Dumesic JA, Hegg EL, Dale BE, Ralph J, Coon JJ, Stahl SS. ”Lignin Conversion to Low-Molecular-Weight Aromatics via an Aerobic Oxidation-Hydrolysis Sequence: Comparison of Different Lignin Sources&dlquo; ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2018) Jan 19;6(3):3367-3374 doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03541

Cornish AJ, Ginovska B, Thelen A, da Silva JC, Soares TA, Raugei S, Dupuis M, Shaw WJ, Hegg EL. “Single-Amino Acid Modifications Reveal Additional Controls on the Proton Pathway of [FeFe]-Hydrogenase.” Biochemistry. (2016) Jun 7;55(22):3165-73. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.5b01044

Bhalla A, Bansal N, Stoklosa RJ, Fountain M, Ralph J, Hodge DB, Hegg EL. “Effective alkaline metal-catalyzed oxidative delignification of hybrid poplar.” Biotechnol Biofuels. (2016);9:34. doi: 10.1186/s13068-016-0442-0

Yang H, Gandhi H, Moran JJ, Kreuzer HW, Ostrom NE, Hegg, EL. “Isotopic Fractionation Associated with [NiFe]- and [FeFe]-Hydrogenases.” Rapid Commun. Mass. Spectrom. (2016), 30, 285-292. doi: 10.1002/rcm.7432

Bansal, N, Bhalla A, Pattathil S, Adelman SL, Hahn MG, Hodge DB, Hegg EL. “Cell Wall-Associated Transition Metals Improve Alkaline-Oxidative Pretreatment in Diverse Hardwoods.” Green Chem. (2016), 18, 1405-1415. doi: 10.1039/C5GC01748C

Aussignargues C, Pandelia ME, Sutter M, Plegaria JS, Zarzycki J, Turmo A, Huang J, Ducat DC, Hegg EL, Gibney BR, Kerfeld CA. “Structure and Function of a Bacterial Microcompartment Shell Protein Engineered to Bind a [4Fe-4S] Cluster.” J Am Chem Soc. (2016) Apr 27;138(16):5262-70. doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b11734

Li Z, Bansal N, Azarpira A, Bhalla A, Chen CH, Ralph J, Hegg EL, Hodge DB. “Chemical and structural changes associated with Cu-catalyzed alkaline-oxidative delignification of hybrid poplar.” Biotechnol Biofuels. (2015);8:123. doi: 10.1186/s13068-015-0300-5

Cornish AJ, Green R, G‰rtner K, Mason S, Hegg EL. “Characterization of Hydrogen Metabolism in the Multicellular Green Alga Volvox carteri.” PLoS One. (2015);10(4):e0125324. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125324

Yang H, Gandhi H, Ostrom NE, Hegg EL. “Isotopic fractionation by a fungal P450 nitric oxide reductase during the production of N2O.” Environ Sci Technol. (2014) Sep 16;48(18):10707-15. doi: 10.1021/es501912d

Quaroni L, Zlateva T, Sarafimov B, Kreuzer HW, Wehbe K, Hegg EL, Cinque G. “Synchrotron based infrared imaging and spectroscopy via focal plane array on live fibroblasts in D2O enriched medium.” Biophys Chem. (2014) May;189:40-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2014.03.002

Hildenbeutel M, Hegg EL, Stephan K, Gruschke S, Meunier B, Ott M. “Assembly factors monitor sequential hemylation of cytochrome b to regulate mitochondrial translation.” J Cell Biol. (2014) May 26;205(4):511-24. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201401009

Kreuzer HW, Hill EA, Moran JJ, Bartholomew RA, Yang H, Hegg EL. “Contributions of the [NiFe]- and [FeFe]-hydrogenase to H2 production in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 as revealed by isotope ratio analysis of evolved H(2).” FEMS Microbiol Lett. (2014) Mar;352(1):18-24. doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12361

Li Z, Chen CH, Hegg EL, Hodge DB. “Rapid and effective oxidative pretreatment of woody biomass at mild reaction conditions and low oxidant loadings.” Biotechnol Biofuels. (2013) Aug 26;6(1):119. doi: 10.1186/1754-6834-6-119

MacGregor BJ, Biddle JF, Siebert JR, Staunton E, Hegg EL, Matthysse AG, Teske A. “Why orange Guaymas Basin Beggiatoa spp. are orange: single-filament-genome-enabled identification of an abundant octaheme cytochrome with hydroxylamine oxidase, hydrazine oxidase, and nitrite reductase activities.” Appl Environ Microbiol. (2013) Feb;79(4):1183-90. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02538-12

Li Z, Chen CH, Liu T, Mathrubootham V, Hegg EL, Hodge DB. “Catalysis with Cu(II) (bpy) improves alkaline hydrogen peroxide pretreatment.” Biotechnol Bioeng. (2013) Apr;110(4):1078-86. doi: 10.1002/bit.24793

Vieler A, Wu G, Tsai CH, Bullard B, Cornish AJ, Harvey C, Reca IB, Thornburg C, Achawanantakun R, Buehl CJ, Campbell MS, Cavalier D, Childs KL, Clark TJ, Deshpande R, Erickson E, Armenia Ferguson A, Handee W, Kong Q, Li X, Liu B, Lundback S, Peng C, Roston RL, Sanjaya, Simpson JP, Terbush A, Warakanont J, Zäuner S, Farre EM, Hegg EL, Jiang N, Kuo MH, Lu Y, Niyogi KK, Ohlrogge J, Osteryoung KW, Shachar-Hill Y, Sears BB, Sun Y, Takahashi H, Yandell M, Shiu SH, Benning C. “Genome, functional gene annotation, and nuclear transformation of the heterokont oleaginous alga Nannochloropsis oceanica CCMP1779.” PLoS Genet. (2012);8(11):e1003064. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003064

Gärtner K, Lechno-Yossef S, Cornish AJ, Wolk CP, Hegg EL. “Expression of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 [FeFe]-hydrogenase genes in Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120.” Appl Environ Microbiol. (2012) Dec;78(24):8579-86. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01959-12