Randall Weselake

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Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Ag, Food & Nutri Sci Dept
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randall.weselake@ualberta.ca

Publications

A small phospholipase A2-α from castor catalyzes removal of hydroxy fatty acids from phosphatidylcholine in transgenic Arabidopsis seeds
Author(s): Bayon S, Chen G, Weselake RJ, Browse J
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Plant Physiol
Volume: 167
Page Numbers: 1259-1270

Bypassing the D6-desaturase enzyme and directly providing n-3 and n-6 PUFA pathway intermediates reduces the survival of two human breast cancer cell lines. Eur J Lipid Sci Technol
Author(s): Yu H-M, Newell M, Subedi K, Weselake RJ, Mazurak V, Field CJ
Publication Date: 2015

Engineering increased triacylglycerol accumulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using a modified type-1 plant diacylglycerol acyltransferase
Author(s): Greer MS, Truksa M, Deng Wei, Lung S-C, Chen G, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Appl Microbiol Biotechnol
Volume: 99
Page Numbers: 2243-2253

Genome-wide analysis of PHOSPHOLIPID: DIACYLGLYCEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE (PDAT) Genes in plants reveals the eudicot-wide gene expansion and altered selective pressures acting on core eudicot PDAT paralogs
Author(s): Pan X, Peng F, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Plant Physiol
Volume: 167
Page Numbers: 887-904

Heterologous expression of flax PHOSPHOTIDYLCHOLINE:DIACYLGLYCEROL CHOLINE- PHOSPHOTRANSFERASES (PDCTs) increases polyunsaturated fatty acid content in yeast and Arabidopsis seeds
Author(s): Wickramarathna AD, Siloto RMP, Mietkiewska E, Singer SD, Pan X, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: BMC Biotechnol
Volume: 15
Page Numbers: 63

In vivo and in vitro evidence for biochemical coupling of reactions catalyzed by lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase and diacyglycerol acyltransferase
Author(s): Pan X, Chen G, Kazachkov M, Greer MS, Caldo KM, Zou J, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: J Biol Chem
Volume: 290
Page Numbers: 18068-18078

Purification and properties of recombinant Brassica napus diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1
Author(s): Caldo KMP, Greer MS, Chen G, Lemieux MJ, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: FEBS Lett
Volume: 589
Page Numbers: 773-778

Stearidonic acid-enriched flax oil reduces the growth of human breast cancer in vitro and in vivo
Author(s): Subedi K, Yu H-M, Weselake RJ, Meesapyodsuk D, Qiu X, Shah S, Field CJ
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Breast Cancer Res Treat
Volume: 149
Page Numbers: 17-29

Tailoring lipid synthesis in oil crops
Author(s): Woodfield HK, Harwood JL, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2015
Publication: Inform
Volume: 26
Page Numbers: 78-83

Production of Brassica napus low-molecular mass acyl-Coenzyme A-binding protein in Arabidopsis alters the acyl-Coenzyme A pool and acyl composition of oil in seeds
Author(s): Yurchenko Y, Singer SD, Nykiforuk CL, Gidda S, Mullen RT, Moloney MM, Weselake RJ
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Plant Physiol
Volume: 165
Page Numbers: 550-560