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Daniel  Owens

Name :

Daniel Owens

Title :

Asst Prof

Unit :

Department of Molecular Biosciences & BioEngineering

Address :

1955 East West Rd. #218
                  Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

Pope Lab 120

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Selected Publications :

Correa, E.A., Dayan, F.E., Owens, D.K., Rimando, A.M., and Duke, S.O. (2016) Glyphosate-Resistant and Conventional Canola (Brassica napus L.) Responses to Glyphosate and AMPA Treatment. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64, 3508-3513.

Mcintosh, C.A. and Owens, D.K. (2016) Advances in Flavonoid Glycosyltransferase Research: Integrating Recent Findings with Long-Term Citrus Studies.  Phytochemistry Reviews, 1-17.

Devaiah, S.P. §,Owens, D.K.§, Sibhatu, M.B., RoySarkar, T., Strong,C., Mallampalli, V., Lin, Z., Wamucho, A., Hayford, D., Williams, B.E., Loftis, P., Berhow, M., Pike,L.M., and McIntosh, C.A. (2015) Isolation, recombinant expression, and biochemical characterization of putative secondary product glucosyltransferases from Citrus paradisi. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64, 1957-1969. § Authors contributed equally.

Carbonari, C.A., Lattore, D.O., Gomes, G.L.G.C., Velini, E.D., Owens, D.K., Pan, Z., and Dayan, F.E. (2015) Resistance to Glufosinate is Proportional to Phosphinothricin Acetyltransferase Expression and Activity in LibertyLink® and Widestrike Cotton®. Planta 243, 925-933.

Dayan, F.E., Owens, D.K., Watson, S.B., Asolkar, and R., Boddy, L. (2015) Sarmentine, a natural herbicide from Piper species with multiple herbicide mechanisms of action. Frontiers in Plant Science 6, 1-11. (doi:  10.3389/fpts.2015.00222).

Dayan, F.E., Owens, D.K., Corniani, N., Silva, F.M., Watson, S.B., Howell, J., and Shaner, D.L. (2014) Biochemical markers and enzyme assays for herbicide mode of action and resistance studies. Weed Science 63: 23-63.

Duke, S.O., Owens, D.K., and Dayan, F.E. The Growing Need for Biochemical Bioherbicides.  In Biopesticides: State of the Art and Future Opportunities. (Gross, A. et al, eds.), pp. 31-43.

Dayan, F.E., Owens, D.K., Tranel, P., Preston, C. and Duke, S.O. Evolution of Resistance to Phytoene Desaturase and Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase Inhibitors – State of Knowledge. (2014) Pest Management Science 70, 1358-1366.

Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Cantrell, C.L., Wedge, D.E., Meepagala, K.M., Pan, Z., Rimando, A.M., Schrader, K., Tabanca, N., Owens, D.K., and Dayan, F.E. Phytochemicals for Pest Management:  Current Advances and Future Opportunities.  In Recent Advances in Phytochemistry (Vol. 43)(Gang, D. et al, eds.), pp. 71-94.  

Owens, D.K., Nanayakkara, N.P., and Dayan, F.E. (2013) In planta Mechanism of Action of Leptospermone:  Impact of Its Physico-Chemical Properties on Uptake, Translocation, and Metabolism.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 39, 262-270.

Bajsa, J.N., Pan, Z., Dayan, F.E., Owens, D.K., and Duke, S.O. (2012) Validation of serine-threonine protein phosphatase as the herbicide target site of endothall.  Journal of Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 102 (2), 38-44.

Dayan, F.E., Owens, D.K., and Duke, S.O. (2012) Rationale for a natural products approach to herbicide discovery.  Pest Management Science 68(4), 519-528.           

Daniel, J.J., Owens, D.K., and McIntosh, C.A. (2011) Secondary Product Glucosyltransferase and Putative Glucosyltransferase Expression During Citrus paradisi (c.v. Duncan) Growth and Development.  Phytochemistry 72, 1732-1738.

Owens, D.K. and McIntosh, C.A. (2010) Biosynthesis and function of citrus glycosylated flavonoids. In Recent Advances in Phytochemistry, (Vol. 41) (Gang, D. et al, eds.), pp. 67-95 Springer Press.

Knisley, D., Seier, E., Lamb, D., Owens, D., and McIntosh, C. (2009) A graph-theoretic model based on primary and predicted secondary structure reveals functional specificity in a set of plant secondary product UDP-glucosyltransferases.  In Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genomics and Chemoinformatics, (BCBGC-09), (Loging, W. et al, eds.) pp. 65-72, ISRST.

Owens, D.K. and McIntosh, C.A. (2009) Identification, recombinant expression, and biochemical characterization of a flavonol 3-O-glucosyltransferase clone from Citrus paradisiPhytochemistry 70, 1382-1391.

Owens, D.K., Crosby, K.C., Runac, J., Howard, B. and Winkel, B.S. (2008) Biochemical and genetic characterization of Arabidopsis flavanone 3β-hydroxylase. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 46, 833-843.

Owens, D.K., Alerding, A.B., Crosby, K.C., Bandara, A.B., Westwood, J.H.  and Winkel, B.S. (2008) Functional analysis of a predicted flavonol synthase gene family in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 147 (3), 1046-1061.

Owens, D.K., Hale, T., Wilson, L.J. and McIntosh, C.A. (2002) Quantification of the production of dihydrokaempferol by flavanone 3-hydroxytransferase using capillary electrophoresis. Phytochemical Analysis 13 (2), 69-74.