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A. J. Jackson, Hershey, D. M., Chesnut, T., Xu, M., and Peters, R. J., Biochemical characterization of the castor bean ent-kaurene synthase(-like) family supports quantum chemical view of diterpene cyclization, Phytochemistry, vol. 103, pp. 13-21, 2014.
F. M. Mann, Prisic, S., Hu, H., Xu, M., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., Characterization and Inhibition of a Class II Diterpene Cyclase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis IMPLICATIONS FOR TUBERCULOSIS, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 284, no. 35, pp. 23574-23579, 2009.
M. Xu, Hillwig, M. L., Lane, A. L., Tiernan, M. S., Moore, B. S., and Peters, R. J., Characterization of an Orphan Diterpenoid Biosynthetic Operon from Salinispora arenicola, Journal of natural products, vol. 77, no. 9, pp. 2144-2147, 2014.
W. Gao, Sun, H. - X., Xiao, H., Cui, G., Hillwig, M. L., Jackson, A., Wang, X., Shen, Y., Zhao, N., and Zhang, L., Combining metabolomics and transcriptomics to characterize tanshinone biosynthesis in Salvia miltiorrhiza, BMC genomics, vol. 15, no. 1, p. 73, 2014.
M. L. Hillwig, Xu, M., Toyomasu, T., Tiernan, M. S., Wei, G., Cui, G., Huang, L., and Peters, R. J., Domain loss has independently occurred multiple times in plant terpene synthase evolution, The Plant Journal, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 1051-1060, 2011.
F. M. Mann, Xu, M., Chen, X., D Fulton, B., Russell, D. G., and Peters, R. J., Edaxadiene: a new bioactive diterpene from Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, no. 48, pp. 17526-17527, 2009.
L. Zu, Xu, M., Lodewyk, M. W., Cane, D. E., Peters, R. J., and Tantillo, D. J., Effect of isotopically sensitive branching on product distribution for pentalenene synthase: support for a mechanism predicted by quantum chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, no. 28, pp. 11369-11371, 2012.
M. Xu, P Wilderman, R., and Peters, R. J., Following evolution's lead to a single residue switch for diterpene synthase product outcome, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 104, no. 18, pp. 7397-7401, 2007.
Z. Xu, Peters, R. J., Weirather, J., Luo, H., Liao, B., Zhang, X., Zhu, Y., Ji, A., Zhang, B., Hu, S., Au, K. F., Song, J., and Chen, S., Full-length transcriptome sequences and splice variants obtained by a combination of sequencing platforms applied to different root tissues of Salvia miltiorrhiza and tanshinone biosynthesis, Plant J, vol. 82, pp. 951-61, 2015.
G. Cui, Duan, L., Jin, B., Qian, J., Xue, Z., Shen, G., Snyder, J. H., Song, J., Chen, S., Huang, L., Peters, R. J., and Qi, X., Funcation divergence of diterpene synthases in the medicinal plant Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge, Plant Physiol, vol. 169, pp. 1607-1618, 2015.
F. M. Mann, Xu, M., Davenport, E. K., and Peters, R. J., Functional characterization and evolution of the isotuberculosinol operon in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and related Mycobacteria, Frontiers in microbiology, vol. 3, 2012.
M. Xu, P Wilderman, R., Morrone, D., Xu, J., Roy, A., Margis-Pinheiro, M., Upadhyaya, N. M., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., Functional characterization of the rice kaurene synthase-like gene family, Phytochemistry, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 312-326, 2007.
M. Xu, P Wilderman, R., Morrone, D., Xu, J., Roy, A., Margis-Pinheiro, M., Upadhyaya, N. M., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., Functional characterization of the rice kaurene synthase-like gene family, Phytochemistry, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 312-326, 2007.
K. Zhou, Xu, M., Tiernan, M., Xie, Q., Toyomasu, T., Sugawara, C., Oku, M., Usui, M., Mitsuhashi, W., and Chono, M., Functional characterization of wheat ent-kaurene(-like) synthases indicates continuing evolution of labdane-related diterpenoid metabolism in the cereals, Phytochemistry, vol. 84, pp. 47-55, 2012.
K. Zhou, Xu, M., Tiernan, M., Xie, Q., Toyomasu, T., Sugawara, C., Oku, M., Usui, M., Mitsuhashi, W., and Chono, M., Functional characterization of wheat ent-kaurene(-like) synthases indicates continuing evolution of labdane-related diterpenoid metabolism in the cereals, Phytochemistry, vol. 84, pp. 47-55, 2012.
M. Xu, Hillwig, M. L., Prisic, S., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., Functional identification of rice syn‐copalyl diphosphate synthase and its role in initiating biosynthesis of diterpenoid phytoalexin/allelopathic natural products, The Plant Journal, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 309-318, 2004.
M. Xu, Galhano, R., Wiemann, P., Bueno, E., Tiernan, M., Wu, W., Chung, I. ‐M., Gershenzon, J., Tudzynski, B., and Sesma, A., Genetic evidence for natural product‐mediated plant–plant allelopathy in rice (Oryza sativa), New Phytologist, vol. 193, no. 3, pp. 570-575, 2012.
R. P Wilderman, Xu, M., Jin, Y., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., Identification of syn-pimara-7,15-diene synthase reveals functional clustering of terpene synthases involved in rice phytoalexin/allelochemical biosynthesis, Plant physiology, vol. 135, no. 4, pp. 2098-2105, 2004.
D. Morrone, Xu, M., D Fulton, B., Determan, M. K., and Peters, R. J., Increasing complexity of a diterpene synthase reaction with a single residue switch, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 130, no. 16, pp. 5400-5401, 2008.
D. Morrone, Lowry, L., Determan, M. K., Hershey, D. M., Xu, M., and Peters, R. J., Increasing diterpene yield with a modular metabolic engineering system in E. coli: comparison of MEV and MEP isoprenoid precursor pathway engineering, Applied microbiology and biotechnology, vol. 85, no. 6, pp. 1893-1906, 2010.
L. J. Harris, Saparno, A., Johnston, A., Prisic, S., Xu, M., Allard, S., Kathiresan, A., Ouellet, T., and Peters, R. J., The maize An2 gene is induced by Fusarium attack and encodes an ent-copalyl diphosphate synthase, Plant molecular biology, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 881-894, 2005.
N. Kitaoka, Wu, Y., Xu, M., and Peters, R. J., Optimization of recombinant expression enables discovery of novel cytochrome P450 activity in rice diterpenoid biosynthesis, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, vol. 99, no. 18, 2015.
S. Mafu, Jia, M., Zi, J., Xu, M., Morrone, D., Wu, Y., and Peters, R. J., Probing the promiscuity of ent-kaurene oxidase via combinatorial biosynthesis, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. in press, 2016.
S. Prisic, Xu, J., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., Probing the role of the DXDD motif in class II diterpene cyclases, ChemBioChem, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 869-874, 2007.
S. Prisic, Xu, M., P Wilderman, R., and Peters, R. J., Rice contains two disparate ent-copalyl diphosphate synthases with distinct metabolic functions, Plant physiology, vol. 136, no. 4, pp. 4228-4236, 2004.
J. Fu, Ren, F., Lu, X., Mao, H., Xu, M., Degenhardt, J., Peters, R. J., and Wang, Q., A tandem array of ent-kaurene synthases in maize with roles in gibberellin and more specialized metabolism, Plant Physiol, vol. in press, 2016.
D. Morrone, Jin, Y., Xu, M., Choi, S. - Y., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., An unexpected diterpene cyclase from rice: functional identification of a stemodene synthase, Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, vol. 448, no. 1, pp. 133-140, 2006.