Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Jeffrey D. Leblond - Publications

Leblond, J.D., Timofte, H.I., Roche, S.A. &Porter, N.M. Sterols of glaucocystophytes. Submitted to Phycological Res.

Leblond, J.D., Roche, S.A., Porter, N.M., Howard, J.C, & Dunlap, N.K. Sterol biosynthesis in the harmful marine dinoflagellate, Karenia brevis: identification of biosynthetic intermediates produced during exposure to the fungicide fenpropidine. Phycological Res. In press.

Roche, S.A. & Leblond, J.D. Mono- and digalactosyldiacylglycerol composition of raphidophytes: A comparison of brown- and green-pigmented taxa. J. Phycol. In press.

Roche, S.A. & Leblond, J.D. Betaine lipids in chlorarachniophytes. Phycological Res. In press.

Leblond, J.D., Timofte, H.I., Roche, S.A., & Porter, N.M. 2010. Mono- and digalactosyldiacylglycerol composition of glaucocystophytes (Glaucophyta): a modern interpretation using positive-ion electrospray/mass spectrometry/mass spectrometry. Phycological Res. 58:222-229.

Leblond, J.D., Lasiter, A.D., Li, C., Logares, R., Rengefors, K., & Evens, T.J. 2010. A data mining approach to dinoflagellate clustering according to sterol composition: correlations with evolutionary history. Int. J. Data Mining and Bioinformatics. 4:431-451.

Leblond, J.D., Dahmen, J.L., & Evens, T.J. 2010. Mono- and digalactosyldiacylglycerol composition of dinoflagellates. IV. Temperature-induced modulation of fatty acid regiochemistry as observed by electrospray ionization/mass spectrometry. Eur. J. Phycol. 45:13-18.

Gray, C.G., Lasiter, A.D., & Leblond, J.D. 2009. Mono- and digalactosyldiacylglycerol composition of dinoflagellates. III. Four cold-adapted, peridinin-containing taxa and the presence of trigalactosyldiacylglycerol as an additional glycolipid. Eur. J. Phycol. 44:439-445.

Leblond, J.D. & Lasiter, A.D. 2009. Mono- and digalactosyldiacylglycerol composition of dinoflagellates. II. Lepidodinium chlorophorum, Karenia brevis, and Kryptoperidinium foliaceum, three dinoflagellates with aberrant plastids. Eur. J. Phycol. 44:199-205.

Gray, C.G., Lasiter, A.D., Li C., & Leblond, J.D. 2009. Mono- and digalactosyldiacylglycerol composition of dinoflagellates. I. Peridinin-containing taxa. Eur. J. Phycol. 44:191-197.

Leblond, J.D. & Roche, S.A. 2009. Mono- and digalactosyldiacylglycerol composition of c hlorarachniophytes (Chlorarachniophyceae): production of a novel lauric acid (12:0)-containing form of monogalactosyldiacylglycerol (MGDG). Phycologia 48:101-104.

Leblond, J.D., Lasiter, A.D., Li, C., Logares, R., Rengefors, K., & Evens, T.J. 2008. Applying clustering and phylogeny analysis to study dinoflagellates based on sterol composition. In Chen, X. W., Hu, X. H., and Kim, S. [Eds.] Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine. pp. 90-97.

Leblond, J.D., Anderson, B., Kofink, D., Logares, R., Rengefors, K.& Kremp, A. 2006. Fatty acid and sterol composition of two evolutionarily closely related dinoflagellate morphospecies from cold Scandinavian brackish and freshwaters. Eur. J. Phycol. 41:303-11.

Leblond, J.D., Sengco, M.R., Sickman, J. O., Dahmen, J.D. & Anderson, D.A. 2006. Sterols of the syndinian dinoflagellate, Amoebophrya sp., a parasite of the dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense (Dinophyceae). J. Eukaryotic Microbiol. 53:211-16.

Rogers, J.E., Leblond, J.D. & Moncreiff, C.A. 2006. Phylogenetic relationship of Alexandrium monilatum (Dinophyceae) to other Alexandrium species based on 18S ribosomal RNA gene sequences. Harmful Algae 5:272-80.

Leblond, J.D., Dahmen, J.L., Seipelt, R.L., Elrod-Erickson, M.J., Kincaid, R., Howard, J.C., Evens, T.J. & Chapman, P.J. 2005. Lipid composition of chlorarachniophytes (Chlorarachniophyceae) from the genera Bigelowiella, Gymnochlora, and Lotharella. J. Phycol. 41:311-21.

Leblond, J.D. & Chapman, P.J. 2004. Sterols of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate, Pfiesteria piscicida (Dinophyceae): is there a lipid biomarker J. Phycol. 40:104-11.

Leblond, J.D., Evens, T.J. & Chapman, P. J.2003. The biochemistry of dinoflagellate lipids, with particular reference to the fatty acid and sterol composition of a Karenia brevis bloom. Phycologia 42:324-31.

Leblond, J.D. & Chapman, P.J. 2002. A survey of the sterol composition of the marine dinoflagellates Karenia brevis, Karenia mikimotoi, and Karlodinium micrum: distribution of sterols within other members of the class Dinophyceae. J. Phycol. 38:670-682.

Leblond, J.D., Schultz, T.W. & Sayler, G.S. 2001. Observations on the preferential biodegradation of selected components of polyaromatic hydrocarbon mixtures. Chemosphere 42:333-343.

Leblond J.D. & Chapman P.J. 2000. Lipid class distribution of highly unsaturated long-chain fatty acids in marine dinoflagellates. J. Phycol. 36:1103-8.

Leblond J.D, Applegate B.M., Menn F.-M., Schultz T.W. & Sayler G.S. 2000. Structure-toxicity assessment of metabolites of the aerobic bacterial transformation of substituted naphthalenes. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 19:1235-46.