Jay E Mellon

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Time course study of substrate utilization by Aspergillus flavus in medium simulating corn (Zea mays) kernels
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:648-52. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint No effect of soybean lipoxygenase on aflatoxin production in Aspergillus flavus-inoculated seeds
    J K Mellon
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Food Prot 65:1984-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of pectinase activity among Aspergillus flavus isolates from southwestern and southeastern United States
    Jay E Mellon
    USDA, ARS, Southern Regional Research Center, PO Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    Mycopathologia 157:333-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus by diferuloylputrescine and p-coumaroylferuloylputrescine
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6660-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Substrate utilization by Aspergillus flavus in inoculated whole corn kernels and isolated tissues
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:2351-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization
    Jay E Mellon
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 77:497-504. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, United States
    J Agric Food Chem 60:2740-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Identification of a major xylanase from Aspergillus flavus as a 14-kD protein
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    Mycopathologia 172:299-305. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Time course study of substrate utilization by Aspergillus flavus in medium simulating corn (Zea mays) kernels
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:648-52. 2002
    ..In contrast to previously described selective use of simple carbohydrates by A. flavus, less discrimination was displayed when faced with utilization of complex substrates such as starch or triglycerides...
  2. ncbi request reprint No effect of soybean lipoxygenase on aflatoxin production in Aspergillus flavus-inoculated seeds
    J K Mellon
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Food Prot 65:1984-7. 2002
    ..Seed coat integrity and seed viability seem to be more important characteristics in soybean seed resistance to aflatoxin contamination. Soybean seeds lacking LOX seem safe from the threat of increased seed pathogen susceptibility...
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of pectinase activity among Aspergillus flavus isolates from southwestern and southeastern United States
    Jay E Mellon
    USDA, ARS, Southern Regional Research Center, PO Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    Mycopathologia 157:333-8. 2004
    ..Thus, although P2c-lacking isolates have reduced invasiveness, these isolates still have sufficient pathogenicity to cause aflatoxin contamination...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus by diferuloylputrescine and p-coumaroylferuloylputrescine
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6660-3. 2004
    ..flavus infection. The localization of these diconjugated polyamine components in the pericarp, which functions as a physical barrier and surrounds the internal food storage reserves, suggests a defensive role for these materials...
  5. ncbi request reprint Substrate utilization by Aspergillus flavus in inoculated whole corn kernels and isolated tissues
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:2351-7. 2005
    ..When invading nonwounded corn kernels, the fungus selectively targets the germ tissue where these materials are localized in the highest concentrations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Aspergillus flavus hydrolases: their roles in pathogenesis and substrate utilization
    Jay E Mellon
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 77:497-504. 2007
    ..flavus. This information may be critical for the formulation of successful strategies to control aflatoxin contamination in affected commodities...
  7. doi request reprint Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, United States
    J Agric Food Chem 60:2740-5. 2012
    ..flavus and A. parasiticus. Both gossypol and apogossypolone demonstrated significant inhibition of ochratoxin A production (47%; 91%, respectively) in cultures of A. alliaceus...
  8. doi request reprint Identification of a major xylanase from Aspergillus flavus as a 14-kD protein
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, LA 70179, USA
    Mycopathologia 172:299-305. 2011
    ..XlnA may be a highly mobile (diffusible), plant wall hemicellulose degrading factor with significant activity during plant infection...