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K. C. Potter, Zi, J., Hong, Y. J., Schulte, S., Malchow, B., Tantillo, D. J., and Peters, R. J., “Blocking Deprotonation with Retention of Aromaticity in a Plant ent-Copalyl Diphosphate Synthase Leads to Product Rearrangement”, Angew Chem Int Ed Eng, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 634-638, 2016. Google Scholar

H. Mao, Liu, J., Ren, F., Peters, R. J., and Wang, Q., “Characterization of CYP71Z18 indicates a role in maize zealexin biosynthesis”, Phytochemistry, vol. 121, pp. 4-10, 2016. Google Scholar

J. Guo, Ma, X., Cai, Y., Ma, Y., Zhan, Z., Zhou, Y. J., Liu, W., Guan, M., Yang, J., Cui, G., Kang, L., Yang, L., Shen, Y., Tang, J., Lin, H., Ma, X., Jin, B., Liu, Z., Peters, R. J., Zhao, Z. K., and Huang, L., “Cytochrome P450 promiscuity leads to a bifurcating biosynthetic pathway for tanshinones”, New Phytol, vol. in press, 2016. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar


N. Kitaoka, Lu, X., Yang, B., and Peters, R. J., “The application of synthetic biology to elucidation of plant mono-, sesqui-, and diterpenoid metabolism”, Mol Plant, vol. 8, pp. 6-16, 2015. Google Scholar

Y. Matsuba, Zi, J., Jones, A. D., Peters, R. J., and Pichersky, E., “Biosynthesis of the Diterpenoid Lycosantalonol via Nerylneryl Diphosphate in Solanum lycopersicum”, PLoS One, vol. 10, p. e0119302, 2015. Google Scholar

S. Mafu, Potter, K. C., Hillwig, M. L., Schulte, S., Criswell, J., and Peters, R. J., “Efficient heterocyclisation by (di)terpene synthases”, Chem Commun (Camb), vol. 51, no. 70, pp. 13485-7, 2015. Google Scholar

X. Lu, Hershey, D. M., Wang, L., Bogdanove, A. J., and Peters, R. J., “An ent-kaurene-derived diterpenoid virulence factor from Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola”, New Phytol, vol. 206, pp. 295-302, 2015. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

A. M. Boutanaev, Moses, T., Zi, J., Nelson, D. R., Mugford, S. T., Peters, R. J., and Osbourn, A., “Investigation of terpene diversification across multiple sequenced plant genomes”, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 112, pp. E81-8, 2015. Google Scholar

A. T. Klein, Yagnik, G. B., Hohenstein, J. D., Ji, Z., Zi, J., Reichert, M. D., MacIntosh, G. C., Yang, B., Peters, R. J., Vela, J., and Lee, Y. J., “Investigation of the Chemical Interface in the Soybean-Aphid and Rice-Bacteria Interactions Using MALDI-Mass Spectrometry Imaging”, Anal Chem, vol. 87, no. 10, pp. 5294-5301, 2015. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar


M. Köksal, Potter, K., Peters, R. J., and Christianson, D. W., “1.55 Å-resolution structure of ent-copalyl diphosphate synthase and exploration of general acid function by site-directed mutagenesis”, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA), vol. 1840, no. 1, pp. 184-190, 2014. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

E. A. Schmelz, Huffaker, A., Sims, J. W., Christensen, S. A., Lu, X., Okada, K., and Peters, R. J., “Biosynthesis, elicitation and roles of monocot terpenoid phytoalexins”, The Plant Journal, vol. 79, no. 4, pp. 659-678, 2014. Google Scholar

J. Zi, Matsuba, Y., Hong, Y. J., Jackson, A. J., Tantillo, D. J., Pichersky, E., and Peters, R. J., “Biosynthesis of lycosantalonol, a cis-prenyl derived diterpenoid”, J Am Chem Soc, vol. 136, pp. 16951-3, 2014. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

D. M. Hershey, Lu, X., Zi, J., and Peters, R. J., “Functional conservation of the capacity for ent-kaurene biosynthesis and an associated operon in certain rhizobia”, Journal of bacteriology, vol. 196, no. 1, pp. 100-106, 2014. Google Scholar

K. Potter, Criswell, J., Zi, J., Stubbs, A., and Peters, R. J., “Novel Product Chemistry from Mechanistic Analysis of ent‐Copalyl Diphosphate Synthases from Plant Hormone Biosynthesis”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 53, pp. 7198-7202, 2014. Google Scholar

J. Zi, Mafu, S., and Peters, R. J., “To Gibberellins and Beyond! Surveying the Evolution of (Di)Terpenoid Metabolism”, Annual review of plant biology, vol. 65, pp. 259-286, 2014. Google Scholar


J. Zi and Peters, R. J., “Characterization of CYP76AH4 clarifies phenolic diterpenoid biosynthesis in the Lamiaceae”, Organic & biomolecular chemistry, vol. 11, no. 44, pp. 7650-7652, 2013. Google Scholar

J. Guo, Zhou, Y. J., Hillwig, M. L., Shen, Y., Yang, L., Wang, Y., Zhang, X., Liu, W., Peters, R. J., and Chen, X., “CYP76AH1 catalyzes turnover of miltiradiene in tanshinones biosynthesis and enables heterologous production of ferruginol in yeasts”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 110, no. 29, pp. 12108-12113, 2013. Google Scholar

R. J. Peters, “Gibberellin phytohormone metabolism”, in Isoprenoid Synthesis in Plants and Microorganisms, Springer New York, 2013, pp. 233-249. Google Scholar

W. Yisheng, Qiang, W., L Matthew, H., and J Reuben, P., “Picking sides: distinct roles for CYP76M6 and CYP76M8 in rice oryzalexin biosynthesis”, Biochemical Journal, vol. 454, no. 2, pp. 209-216, 2013. Google Scholar

H. Kato-Noguchi and Peters, R. J., “The role of momilactones in rice allelopathy”, Journal of chemical ecology, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 175-185, 2013. Google Scholar


Q. Wang, Hillwig, M. L., Okada, K., Yamazaki, K., Wu, Y., Swaminathan, S., Yamane, H., and Peters, R. J., “Characterization of CYP76M5–8 indicates metabolic plasticity within a plant biosynthetic gene cluster”, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 287, no. 9, pp. 6159-6168, 2012. Google Scholar

Q. Wang, Hillwig, M. L., Wu, Y., and Peters, R. J., “CYP701A8: a rice ent-kaurene oxidase paralog diverted to more specialized diterpenoid metabolism”, Plant physiology, vol. 158, no. 3, pp. 1418-1425, 2012. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

Y. Wu, Zhou, K., Toyomasu, T., Sugawara, C., Oku, M., Abe, S., Usui, M., Mitsuhashi, W., Chono, M., and Chandler, P. M., “Functional characterization of wheat copalyl diphosphate synthases sheds light on the early evolution of labdane-related diterpenoid metabolism in the cereals”, Phytochemistry, vol. 84, pp. 40-46, 2012. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

K. Zhou, Gao, Y., Hoy, J. A., Mann, F. M., Honzatko, R. B., and Peters, R. J., “Insights into diterpene cyclization from structure of bifunctional abietadiene synthase from Abies grandis”, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 287, no. 9, pp. 6840-6850, 2012. Google Scholar

F. M. Mann and Peters, R. J., “Isotuberculosinol: the unusual case of an immunomodulatory diterpenoid from Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, Med. Chem. Commun., vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 899-904, 2012. Google Scholar

J. Criswell, Potter, K., Shephard, F., Beale, M. H., and Peters, R. J., “A single residue change leads to a hydroxylated product from the class II diterpene cyclization catalyzed by abietadiene synthase”, Organic letters, vol. 14, no. 23, pp. 5828-5831, 2012. Google Scholar

Y. Gao, Honzatko, R. B., and Peters, R. J., “Terpenoid synthase structures: a so far incomplete view of complex catalysis”, Natural product reports, vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 1153-1175, 2012. Google Scholar


Q. Wang, Hillwig, M. L., and Peters, R. J., “CYP99A3: functional identification of a diterpene oxidase from the momilactone biosynthetic gene cluster in rice”, The Plant Journal, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 87-95, 2011. Google Scholar

M. L. Hillwig, Mann, F. M., and Peters, R. J., “Diterpenoid biopolymers: new directions for renewable materials engineering”, Biopolymers, vol. 95, no. 2, pp. 71-76, 2011. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

K. Zhou and Peters, R. J., “Electrostatic effects on (di)terpene synthase product outcome”, Chemical Communications, vol. 47, no. 14, pp. 4074-4080, 2011. Google Scholar

D. Morrone, Hillwig, M., Mead, M., Lowry, L., Fulton, D., and Peters, R., “Evident and latent plasticity across the rice diterpene synthase family with potential implications for the evolution of diterpenoid metabolism in the cereals”, Biochem. J, vol. 435, pp. 589-595, 2011. Google Scholar

F. M. Mann, VanderVen, B. C., and Peters, R. J., “Magnesium depletion triggers production of an immune modulating diterpenoid in Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, Molecular microbiology, vol. 79, no. 6, pp. 1594-1601, 2011. Google Scholar

S. Mafu, Hillwig, M. L., and Peters, R. J., “A Novel Labda‐7,13E‐dien‐15‐ol‐Producing Bifunctional Diterpene Synthase from Selaginella moellendorffii”, ChemBioChem, vol. 12, no. 13, pp. 1984-1987, 2011. Google Scholar

Y. Wu, Hillwig, M. L., Wang, Q., and Peters, R. J., “Parsing a multifunctional biosynthetic gene cluster from rice: Biochemical characterization of CYP71Z6 & 7”, FEBS letters, vol. 585, no. 21, pp. 3446-3451, 2011. Google Scholar

F. M. Mann, Thomas, J. A., and Peters, R. J., “Rv0989c encodes a novel (E)-geranyl diphosphate synthase facilitating decaprenyl diphosphate biosynthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, FEBS letters, vol. 585, no. 3, pp. 549-554, 2011. Google Scholar

M. Köksal, Hu, H., Coates, R. M., Peters, R. J., and Christianson, D. W., “Structure and mechanism of the diterpene cyclase ent-copalyl diphosphate synthase”, Nature chemical biology, vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 431-433, 2011. Google Scholar


D. Morrone, Chen, X., Coates, R., and Peters, R., “Characterization of the kaurene oxidase CYP701A3, a multifunctional cytochrome P450 from gibberellin biosynthesis”, Biochem. J, vol. 431, pp. 337-344, 2010. Google Scholar

R. Cao, Zhang, Y., Mann, F. M., Huang, C., Mukkamala, D., Hudock, M. P., Mead, M. E., Prisic, S., Wang, K., and Lin, F. ‐Y., “Diterpene cyclases and the nature of the isoprene fold”, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, vol. 78, no. 11, pp. 2417-2432, 2010. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

F. M. Mann, Prisic, S., Davenport, E. K., Determan, M. K., Coates, R. M., and Peters, R. J., “A single residue switch for Mg2+-dependent inhibition characterizes plant class II diterpene cyclases from primary and secondary metabolism”, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 285, no. 27, pp. 20558-20563, 2010. Google Scholar

N. Maugel, Mann, F. M., Hillwig, M. L., Peters, R. J., and Snider, B. B., “Synthesis of (±)-Nosyberkol (Isotuberculosinol, Revised Structure of Edaxadiene) and (±)-Tuberculosinol”, Organic letters, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 2626-2629, 2010. Google Scholar

R. J. Peters, “Two rings in them all: the labdane-related diterpenoids”, Natural product reports, vol. 27, no. 11, pp. 1521-1530, 2010. Google Scholar


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. Google Scholar

S. Swaminathan, Morrone, D., Wang, Q., D Fulton, B., and Peters, R. J., “CYP76M7 is an ent-cassadiene C11α-hydroxylase defining a second multifunctional diterpenoid biosynthetic gene cluster in rice”, The Plant Cell Online, vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 3315-3325, 2009. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

W. Gao, Hillwig, M. L., Huang, L., Cui, G., Wang, X., Kong, J., Yang, B., and Peters, R. J., “A functional genomics approach to tanshinone biosynthesis provides stereochemical insights”, Organic letters, vol. 11, no. 22, pp. 5170-5173, 2009. Google Scholar

D. Morrone, Chambers, J., Lowry, L., Kim, G., Anterola, A., Bender, K., and Peters, R. J., “Gibberellin biosynthesis in bacteria: Separate ent-copalyl diphosphate and ent-kaurene synthases in Bradyrhizobium japonicum”, FEBS letters, vol. 583, no. 2, pp. 475-480, 2009. Google Scholar

K. Zhou and Peters, R. J., “Investigating the conservation pattern of a putative second terpene synthase divalent metal binding motif in plants”, Phytochemistry, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 366-369, 2009. Google Scholar


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. Google Scholar


A. Roy, Roberts, F. G., P Wilderman, R., Zhou, K., Peters, R. J., and Coates, R. M., “16-Aza-ent-beyerane and 16-Aza-ent-trachylobane: potent mechanism-based inhibitors of recombinant ent-kaurene synthase from Arabidopsis thaliana”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 129, no. 41, pp. 12453-12460, 2007. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

A. Cyr, P Wilderman, R., Determan, M., and Peters, R. J., “A modular approach for facile biosynthesis of labdane-related diterpenes”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 129, no. 21, pp. 6684-6685, 2007. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

R. P Wilderman and Peters, R. J., “A single residue switch converts abietadiene synthase into a pimaradiene specific cyclase”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 129, no. 51, pp. 15736-15737, 2007. Google Scholar

S. Prisic and Peters, R. J., “Synergistic substrate inhibition of ent-copalyl diphosphate synthase: a potential feed-forward inhibition mechanism limiting gibberellin metabolism”, Plant physiology, vol. 144, no. 1, pp. 445-454, 2007. Google Scholar


R. J. Peters, “Uncovering the complex metabolic network underlying diterpenoid phytoalexin biosynthesis in rice and other cereal crop plants”, Phytochemistry, vol. 67, no. 21, pp. 2307-2317, 2006. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar


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. Google Scholar


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. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar

R. J. Peters and Croteau, R. B., “Metabolic engineering of plant secondary metabolism”, Handbook of plant biotechnology, 2004. Google Scholar

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. Google Scholar


R. J. Peters and Croteau, R. B., “Alternative termination chemistries utilized by monoterpene cyclases: chimeric analysis of bornyl diphosphate, 1,8-cineole, and sabinene synthases”, Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, vol. 417, no. 2, pp. 203-211, 2003. Google Scholar

R. J. Peters, Carter, O. A., Zhang, Y., Matthews, B. W., and Croteau, R. B., “Bifunctional abietadiene synthase: mutual structural dependence of the active sites for protonation-initiated and ionization-initiated cyclizations”, Biochemistry, vol. 42, no. 9, pp. 2700-2707, 2003. Google Scholar

O. A. Carter, Peters, R. J., and Croteau, R., “Monoterpene biosynthesis pathway construction in Escherichia coli”, Phytochemistry, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 425-433, 2003. Google Scholar


R. J. Peters and Croteau, R. B., “Abietadiene synthase catalysis: conserved residues involved in protonation-initiated cyclization of geranylgeranyl diphosphate to (+)-copalyl diphosphate”, Biochemistry, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 1836-1842, 2002. Google Scholar

R. J. Peters and Croteau, R. B., “Abietadiene synthase catalysis: Mutational analysis of a prenyl diphosphate ionization-initiated cyclization and rearrangement”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 99, no. 2, pp. 580-584, 2002. Google Scholar

M. M. Ravn, Peters, R. J., Coates, R. M., and Croteau, R., “Mechanism of abietadiene synthase catalysis: stereochemistry and stabilization of the cryptic pimarenyl carbocation intermediates”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 124, no. 24, pp. 6998-7006, 2002. Google Scholar


R. J. Peters, Ravn, M. M., Coates, R. M., and Croteau, R. B., “Bifunctional abietadiene synthase: free diffusive transfer of the (+)-copalyl diphosphate intermediate between two distinct active sites”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 123, no. 37, pp. 8974-8978, 2001. Google Scholar

M. Tonelli, Peters, R. J., James, T. L., and Agard, D. A., “The solution structure of the viral binding domain of Tva, the cellular receptor for subgroup A avian leukosis and sarcoma virus”, FEBS letters, vol. 509, no. 2, pp. 161-168, 2001. Google Scholar


R. J. Peters, Flory, J. E., Jetter, R., Ravn, M. M., Lee, H. - J., Coates, R. M., and Croteau, R. B., “Abietadiene synthase from grand fir (Abies grandis): characterization and mechanism of action of the “pseudomature” recombinant enzyme”, Biochemistry, vol. 39, no. 50, pp. 15592-15602, 2000. Google Scholar

M. M. Ravn, Coates, R. M., Flory, J. E., Peters, R. J., and Croteau, R., “Stereochemistry of the cyclization-rearrangement of (+)-copalyl diphosphate to (-)-abietadiene catalyzed by recombinant abietadiene synthase from Abies grandis”, Organic letters, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 573-576, 2000. Google Scholar


E. D Anderson, Peters, R. J., Wilk, B., and Agard, D. A., “α-Lytic protease precursor: Characterization of a structured folding intermediate”, Biochemistry, vol. 38, no. 15, pp. 4728-4735, 1999. Google Scholar


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