Jane Ward

NameJane Ward
Job titleSenior Research Scientist - Head of Metabolomics
Email addressjane.ward@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentComputational and Analytical Sciences
Research clusterCAS: Molecular Discovery
Preferred citationWard, J. L.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Phenylalkanoid glycosides (non-salicinoids) from wood chips of Salix triandra × dasyclados hybrid willow

Noleto-Dias, C., Wu, Y., Bellisai, A., Macalpine, W. J., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2019. Phenylalkanoid glycosides (non-salicinoids) from wood chips of Salix triandra × dasyclados hybrid willow. Molecules. 24 (6), p. 1152.

A Possible Connection Between Plant Longevity and the Absence of Protein Fibrillation: Basis for Identifying Aggregation Inhibitors in Plants

Mohammed-Beigi, H., Kjaer, L., Eskandari, H., Aliakbari, F., Christiansen, G., Ruvo, G., Ward, J. L. and Otzen, D.E. 2019. A Possible Connection Between Plant Longevity and the Absence of Protein Fibrillation: Basis for Identifying Aggregation Inhibitors in Plants. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, p. 148.

Oleuropein derivatives from olive fruit extracts reduce α-synuclein fibrillation and oligomer toxicity

Mohammed-Beigi, H., Aliakbari, F., Sahin, C., Lomax, C., Tawfike, A., Shafer, N.P., Amiri-Nowdijeh, A., Eskandari, E., Moller, I.M., Hosseini-Mazinani, M., Christiansen, G., Ward, J. L., Morshedi, D. and Otzen, D.E 2019. Oleuropein derivatives from olive fruit extracts reduce α-synuclein fibrillation and oligomer toxicity. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 294, pp. 4215-4232.

The anaplerotic node is essential for the intracellular survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Basu, P., Sandhu, N., Bhatt, A., Singh, A., Balhana, R., Gobe, I., Crowhurst, N. A., Mendum, T. A., Gao, L., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., McFadden J. and Beste, D. J. V. 2018. The anaplerotic node is essential for the intracellular survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 293 (15), pp. 5695-5704.

Effects of Organic and Conventional Crop Nutrition on Profiles of Polar Metabolites in Grain of Wheat

Shewry, P. R., Rakszegi, M., Lovegrove, A., Amos, D., Corol, D. I., Tawfike, A., Miko, P. and Ward, J. L. 2018. Effects of Organic and Conventional Crop Nutrition on Profiles of Polar Metabolites in Grain of Wheat. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

Salicin-7-sulfate: A new salicinoid from willow and implications for herbal medicine

Noleto-Dias, C., Ward, J. L., Bellisai, A., Lomax, C. and Beale, M. H. 2018. Salicin-7-sulfate: A new salicinoid from willow and implications for herbal medicine. Fitoterapia.

Defining genetic and chemical diversity in wheat grain by 1H-NMR spectroscopy of polar metabolites

Shewry, P. R., Corol, D. I., Jones, H. D., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2017. Defining genetic and chemical diversity in wheat grain by 1H-NMR spectroscopy of polar metabolites. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research. 61 (7), p. 1600807.

The Gsp-1 genes encode the wheat arabinogalactan peptide

Wilkinson, M. D., Tosi, P., Lovegrove, A., Corol, D. I., Ward, J. L., Palmer, R., Powers, S., Passmore, D., Webster, G., Marcus, S. E., Knox, J. P. and Shewry, P. R. 2017. The Gsp-1 genes encode the wheat arabinogalactan peptide. Quality and Nutrition at MonoGram 2017, 4-6 April 2017, University of Bristol, Bristol , UK (oral presentation). pp. p10

Feruloylation and structure of arabinoxylan in wheat endosperm cell walls from RNAi lines with suppression of genes responsible for backbone synthesis and decoration

Freeman, J., Ward, J. L., Kosik, O., Lovegrove, A., Wilkinson, M. D., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2017. Feruloylation and structure of arabinoxylan in wheat endosperm cell walls from RNAi lines with suppression of genes responsible for backbone synthesis and decoration. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 15 (11).

The Gsp-1 genes encode the wheat arabinogalactan peptide

Wilkinson, M. D., Tosi, P., Lovegrove, A., Corol, D. I., Ward, J. L., Palmer, R., Powers, S. J., Passmore, D., Webster, G., Marcus, S. E., Knox, J. P. and Shewry, P. R. 2017. The Gsp-1 genes encode the wheat arabinogalactan peptide. Journal of Cereal Science. 74, pp. 155-164.

Metabolite Profiling of Sugarcane Genotypes and Identification of Flavonoid Glycosides and Phenolic Acids

Coutinho, I. D., Baker, J. M., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Creste, S. and Cavalheiro, A. J. 2016. Metabolite Profiling of Sugarcane Genotypes and Identification of Flavonoid Glycosides and Phenolic Acids. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64 (21), pp. 4198-4206.

Acutifoliside, a novel benzoic acid glycoside from Salix acutifolia

Wu, Y., Dobermann, D., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2016. Acutifoliside, a novel benzoic acid glycoside from Salix acutifolia. Natural Product Research. 30 (15), pp. 1731-1739.

Multi-platform metabolomics analyses of a broad collection of fragrant and non-fragrant rice varieties reveals the high complexity of grain quality characteristics

Mumm, R., Hageman, J. A., Calingacion, M. N., De Vos, R. C. H., Jonker, H. H., Erban, A., Kopka, J., Hansen, T. H., Laursen, K. H., Schjoerring, J. K., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Jongee, S., Rauf, A., Habibi, F., Indrasari, S. D., Sakhan, S., Ramli, A., Romero, M., Reinke, R. F., Ohtsubo, K., Boualaphanh, C., Fitzgerald, M. A. and Hall, R. D. 2016. Multi-platform metabolomics analyses of a broad collection of fragrant and non-fragrant rice varieties reveals the high complexity of grain quality characteristics. Metabolomics. 12, p. 38.

Triticum monococcum lines with distinct metabolic phenotypes and phloem-based partial resistance to the bird cherry-oat aphid Rhopalosiphum padi

Greenslade, A. F. C., Ward, J. L., Martin, J. L., Corol, D. I., Clark, S. J., Smart, L. E. and Aradottir, G. I. 2016. Triticum monococcum lines with distinct metabolic phenotypes and phloem-based partial resistance to the bird cherry-oat aphid Rhopalosiphum padi. Annals of Applied Biology. 168 (3), pp. 435-449.

Using NMR-based metabolomics to evaluate postprandial urinary responses following consumption of minimally processed wheat bran or wheat aleurone by men and women

Garg, R., Brennan, L., Price, R. K., Wallace, J. M. W., Strain, J. J., Gibney, M. J., Shewry, P. R., Ward, J. L., Garg, L. and Welch, R. W. 2016. Using NMR-based metabolomics to evaluate postprandial urinary responses following consumption of minimally processed wheat bran or wheat aleurone by men and women. Nutrients. 8 (2), p. 96.

1H-NMR screening for the high-throughput determination of genotype and environmental effects on the content of asparagine in wheat grain

Corol, D. I., Ravel, C., Rakszegi, M., Charmet, G., Bedo, Z., Beale, M. H., Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. 2016. 1H-NMR screening for the high-throughput determination of genotype and environmental effects on the content of asparagine in wheat grain. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 14 (1), pp. 128-139.

Distribution of lipids in the grain of wheat (cv. Hereward) determined by lipidomic analysis of milling and pearling fractions

Gonzalez-Thuillier, I., Salt, L., Chope, G., Penson, S., Skeggs, P., Tosi, P., Powers, S. J., Ward, J. L., Wilde, P., Shewry, P. R. and Haslam, R. P. 2015. Distribution of lipids in the grain of wheat (cv. Hereward) determined by lipidomic analysis of milling and pearling fractions. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63, pp. 10705-10716.

Differentially penalized regression to predict agronomic traits from metabolites and markers in wheat

Ward, J. L., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z., Shewry, P. R. and Mackay, I. 2015. Differentially penalized regression to predict agronomic traits from metabolites and markers in wheat. BMC Genetics. 16, p. 19.

Postprandial plasma betaine and other methyl donor-related responses after consumption of minimally processed wheat bran or wheat aleurone, or wheat aleurone incorporated into bread

Keaveney, E. M., Price, R. K., Hamill, L. L., Wallace, J. M. W., Mcnulty, H., Ward, M., Strain, J. J., Ueland, P. M., Molloy, A. M., Piironen, V., Von Reding, W., Shewry, P. R., Ward, J. L. and Welch, R. W. 2015. Postprandial plasma betaine and other methyl donor-related responses after consumption of minimally processed wheat bran or wheat aleurone, or wheat aleurone incorporated into bread. British Journal of Nutrition. 113, pp. 445-453.

Opposite variations in fumarate and malate dominate metabolic phenotypes of Arabidopsis salicylate mutants with abnormal biomass under chilling

Scott, I. M., Ward, J. L., Miller, S. J. and Beale, M. H. 2014. Opposite variations in fumarate and malate dominate metabolic phenotypes of Arabidopsis salicylate mutants with abnormal biomass under chilling. Physiologia Plantarum. 152 (4), pp. 660-674.

Effect of breadmaking process on In vitro gut microbiota parameters in irritable bowel syndrome

Costabile, A., Santarelli, S., Claus, S. P., Sanderson, J., Hudspith, B. N., Brostoff, J., Ward, J. L., Lovegrove, A., Shewry, P. R., Jones, H. E., Whitley, A. M. and Gibson, G. R. 2014. Effect of breadmaking process on In vitro gut microbiota parameters in irritable bowel syndrome. PLOS ONE. 9, p. e111225.

An efficient high throughput metabotyping platform for screening of biomass willows

Corol, D. I., Harflett, C., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2014. An efficient high throughput metabotyping platform for screening of biomass willows. Metabolites. 4 (4), pp. 946-976.

A genome-wide metabolomic resource for tomato fruit from Solanum pennellii

Perez-Fons, L., Wells, T., Corol, D. I., Ward, J. L., Gerrish, C., Beale, M. H., Seymour, G. B., Bramley, P. M. and Fraser, P. D. 2014. A genome-wide metabolomic resource for tomato fruit from Solanum pennellii. Scientific Reports. 4, p. 3859.

Optimising the content and composition of dietary fibre in wheat grain for end-use quality

Shewry, P. R., Saulnier, L., Gebruers, K., Mitchell, R. A. C., Freeman, J., Nemeth, C. and Ward, J. L. 2014. Optimising the content and composition of dietary fibre in wheat grain for end-use quality. in: Tuberosaetal, R. (ed.) Genomics of plant genetic resources Springer, Dordrecht. pp. 455-466

Metabolomics reveals hemiterpenoids as new players in the carbon-nitrogen economy

Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2013. Metabolomics reveals hemiterpenoids as new players in the carbon-nitrogen economy. in: Gang, D. R. (ed.) 50 Years of phytochemistry research (Advances in Phytochemistry 43) Springer, Cham. pp. 1-20

Merits of random forests emerge in evaluation of chemometric classifiers by external validation

Scott, I. M., Lin, W., Liakata, M., Wood, J. E., Vermeer, C. P., Allaway, D., Ward, J. L., Draper, J., Beale, M. H., Corol, D. I., Baker, J. M. and King, R. D. 2013. Merits of random forests emerge in evaluation of chemometric classifiers by external validation. Analytica Chimica Acta. 801, pp. 22-33.

Investigating the beneficial traits of Trichoderma hamatum GD12 for sustainable agriculture - insights from genomics

Studholme, D. J., Harris, B., Le Cocq, K., Winsbury, R., Perera, V., Ryder, L., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Thornton, C. R. and Grant, M. 2013. Investigating the beneficial traits of Trichoderma hamatum GD12 for sustainable agriculture - insights from genomics. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4, p. 258 (13pp).

13C-flux spectral analysis of host-pathogen metabolism reveals a mixed diet for intracellular Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Beste, D. J. V., Noh, K., Niedenfuhr, S., Mendum, T. A., Hawkins, N. D., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Wiechert, W. and Mcfadden, J. 2013. 13C-flux spectral analysis of host-pathogen metabolism reveals a mixed diet for intracellular Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Chemistry and Biology. 20 (8), pp. 1012-1021.

Metabolomic and elemental profiling of melon fruit quality as affected by genotype and environment

Bernillon, S., Biais, B., Deborde, C., Maucourt, M., Cabasson, C., Gibon, Y., Hansen, T. H., Husted, S., De Vos, R. C. H., Mumm, R., Jonker, H., Ward, J. L., Miller, S. J., Baker, J. M., Burger, J., Tadmor, Y., Beale, M. H., Schjoerring, J. K., Schaffer, A. A., Rolin, D., Hall, R. D. and Moing, A. 2013. Metabolomic and elemental profiling of melon fruit quality as affected by genotype and environment. Metabolomics. 9, pp. 57-77.

Exploring the metabolome of cereal infecting fusaria

Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Lowe, R. G. T., Canning, G., Urban, M., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2013. Exploring the metabolome of cereal infecting fusaria. Abstracts 27th Fungal Genetics Conference, Asilomar, 12-17 March 2013 . pp. 21

Natural variation in grain composition of wheat and related cereals

Shewry, P. R., Hawkesford, M. J., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Gebruers, K., Boros, D., Andresson, A. A. M., Aman, P., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z. and Ward, J. L. 2013. Natural variation in grain composition of wheat and related cereals. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61, pp. 8295-8303.

Aphid-induced accumulation of trehalose in Arabidopsis thaliana is systemic and dependent upon aphid density

Hodge, S., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Bennett, M., Mansfield, J. W. and Powell, G. 2013. Aphid-induced accumulation of trehalose in Arabidopsis thaliana is systemic and dependent upon aphid density. Planta. 237, pp. 1057-1064.

Contents of dietary fibre components and their relation to associated bioactive components in whole grain wheat samples from the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Andersson, A. A. M., Andersson, R., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Nystrom, L., Boros, D., Fras, A., Gebruers, K., Courtin, C. M., Delcour, J. A., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z., Ward, J. L., Shewry, P. R. and Aman, P. 2013. Contents of dietary fibre components and their relation to associated bioactive components in whole grain wheat samples from the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Food Chemistry. 136 (3-4), pp. 1243-1248.

Unexpected hemiterpenoids in Arabidopsis, revealed by metabolomic fingerprinting, give new insights into C/N metabolic balancing

Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M., Llewellyn, A. M., Hawkins, N. D. and Beale, M. H. 2012. Unexpected hemiterpenoids in Arabidopsis, revealed by metabolomic fingerprinting, give new insights into C/N metabolic balancing. TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD.

Effects of genotype and environment on the contents of betaine, choline and trigonelline in cereal grains

Corol, D. I., Ravel, C., Raksegi, M., Bedo, Z., Charmet, G., Beale, M. H., Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. 2012. Effects of genotype and environment on the contents of betaine, choline and trigonelline in cereal grains. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60, pp. 5471-5481.

Realising the potential of plant metabolomics

Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2012. Realising the potential of plant metabolomics.

Exploiting genetic variation to improve wheat composition for the prevention of chronic diseases

Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. 2012. Exploiting genetic variation to improve wheat composition for the prevention of chronic diseases. Food and Energy Security. 1, pp. 47-60.

An integrated study of grain development of wheat (cv. Hereward)

Shewry, P. R., Mitchell, R. A. C., Tosi, P., Wan, Y., Toscano-Underwood, C., Lovegrove, A., Freeman, J., Toole, G. A., Mills, E. N. C. and Ward, J. L. 2012. An integrated study of grain development of wheat (cv. Hereward). Journal of Cereal Science. 56, pp. 21-30.

Developing new types of wheat with enhanced health benefits

Shewry, P. R., Charmet, G., Branlard, G., Lafiandra, D., Gergely, S., Salgo, A., Saulnier, L., Bedo, Z., Mills, E. N. C. and Ward, J. L. 2012. Developing new types of wheat with enhanced health benefits. Trends In Food Science & Technology. 25 (2), pp. 70-77.

2-Carboxy-D-arabinitol 1-phosphate (CA1P) phosphatase: evidence for a wider role in plant Rubisco regulation

Andralojc, P. J., Madgwick, P. J., Tao, Y., Keys, A. J., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Loveland, J. E., Jackson, P. J., Willis, A. C., Gutteridge, S. and Parry, M. A. J. 2012. 2-Carboxy-D-arabinitol 1-phosphate (CA1P) phosphatase: evidence for a wider role in plant Rubisco regulation. Biochemical Journal. 442 (3), pp. 733-742.

Tissue preparation using Arabidopsis

Llewellyn, A. M., Lewis, J., Miller, S. J., Corol, D. I., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2012. Tissue preparation using Arabidopsis. in: Hall, R. D. and Hardy, N. W. (ed.) Plant metabolomics: methods and protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 860 Springer, New York. pp. 65-81

Combined NMR and flow injection ESI-MS for Brassicaceae metabolomics

Baker, J. M., Ward, J. L. and Beale, M. H. 2012. Combined NMR and flow injection ESI-MS for Brassicaceae metabolomics. in: Hall, R. D. and Hardy, N. W. (ed.) Plant metabolomics: methods and protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 860) Springer, New York. pp. 177-191

A dual-targeted purple acid phosphatase in Arabidopsis thaliana moderates carbon metabolism and its overexpression leads to faster plant growth and higher seed yield

Sun, F., Suen, P. K., Zhang, Y., Liang, C., Carrie, C., Whelan, J., Ward, J. L., Hawkins, N. D., Jiang, L. and Lim, B. L. 2012. A dual-targeted purple acid phosphatase in Arabidopsis thaliana moderates carbon metabolism and its overexpression leads to faster plant growth and higher seed yield. New Phytologist. 194 (1), pp. 206-219.

Health Grain: increasing the health benefits of wheat

Jones, H. D., Gebruers, K., Ward, J. L. and Shewry, P. R. 2011. Health Grain: increasing the health benefits of wheat. Chibbar, R. N. and Dexter, J. E. (ed.) Wheat Science Dynamics: Challenges and Opportunities. Proceedings International Wheat Quality Conference IV, Saskatoon, 2-6 June 2009 . Agrobios International, Jodhpur. pp. 419-429

The genetics and biochemistry of wheat grain colour

Vaughan, S. P., Baker, J., Ward, J. L., Huttly, A. K. and Phillips, A. L. 2011. The genetics and biochemistry of wheat grain colour. ABRATES.

The effects of a plant defence priming compound, beta-aminobutyric acid, on multitrophic interactions with an insect herbivore and a hymenopterous parasitoid

Hodge, S., Ward, J. L., Galster, A. M., Beale, M. H. and Powell, G. 2011. The effects of a plant defence priming compound, beta-aminobutyric acid, on multitrophic interactions with an insect herbivore and a hymenopterous parasitoid. BioControl. 56, pp. 699-711.

Genotype and environment effects on the contents of vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6 in wheat grain

Shewry, P. R., Van Schaik, F., Ravel, C., Charmet, G., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z. and Ward, J. L. 2011. Genotype and environment effects on the contents of vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6 in wheat grain. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59, pp. 10564-10571.

Improving the health benefits of wheat

Shewry, P. R., Ward, J. L., Zhao, F-J., Ravel, C., Charmet, G., Lafiandra, D. and Bedo, Z. 2011. Improving the health benefits of wheat. Czech Academy Agricultural Sciences.

Postprandial glycemia, insulinemia and satiety responses in healthy subjects after whole grain rye bread made from different rye varieties. 1

Rosen, L. A. H., Ostman, E. M., Shewry, P. R., Ward, J. L., Andersson, A. A. M., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z. and Bjorck, I. M. E. 2011. Postprandial glycemia, insulinemia and satiety responses in healthy subjects after whole grain rye bread made from different rye varieties. 1. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59, pp. 12139-12148.

Metabolomic analysis of Arabidopsis reveals hemiterpenoid glycosides as products of a nitrate ion-regulated, carbon flux overflow

Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M., Llewellyn, A. M., Hawkins, N. D. and Beale, M. H. 2011. Metabolomic analysis of Arabidopsis reveals hemiterpenoid glycosides as products of a nitrate ion-regulated, carbon flux overflow. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, pp. 10762-10767.

13C metabolic flux analysis identifies an unusual route for pyruvate dissimilation in mycobacteria which requires isocitrate lyase and carbon dioxide fixation

Beste, D. J. V., Bonde, B., Hawkins, N. D., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Noack, S., Noh, K., Kruger, N. J., Ratcliffe, R. G. and Mcfadden, J. 2011. 13C metabolic flux analysis identifies an unusual route for pyruvate dissimilation in mycobacteria which requires isocitrate lyase and carbon dioxide fixation. PLoS Pathogens. 7, p. e1002091 (18pp).

Relationship between the contents of bioactive components in grain and the release dates of wheat lines in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Shewry, P. R., Gebruers, K., Andersson, A. A. M., Aman, P., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Boros, D., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z. and Ward, J. L. 2011. Relationship between the contents of bioactive components in grain and the release dates of wheat lines in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59, pp. 928-933.

Combined meta-genomics analyses unravel candidate genes for the grain dietary fiber content in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Quraishi, U. M., Murat, F., Abrouk, M., Pont, C., Confolent, C., Oury, F. X., Ward, J. L., Boros, D., Gebruers, K., Delcour, J. A., Courtin, C. M., Bedo, Z., Saulnier, L., Guillon, F., Balzergue, S., Shewry, P. R., Feuillet, C., Charmet, G. and Salse, J. 2011. Combined meta-genomics analyses unravel candidate genes for the grain dietary fiber content in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Functional and Integrative Genomics. 11, pp. 71-83.

Plant metabolomics applications in the Brassicaceae: added value for science and industry

Hall, R. D., De Vos, R. C. H. and Ward, J. L. 2010. Plant metabolomics applications in the Brassicaceae: added value for science and industry.

A combined 1H nuclear magnetic resonance and electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry analysis to understand the basal metabolism of plant-pathogenic Fusarium spp

Lowe, R. G. T., Allwood, J. W., Galster, A. M., Urban, M., Daudi, A., Canning, G., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2010. A combined 1H nuclear magnetic resonance and electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry analysis to understand the basal metabolism of plant-pathogenic Fusarium spp. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 23, pp. 1605-1618.

The use of metabolomic profiling to identify new quality determinants in wheat

Shewry, P. R., Millar, S. and Ward, J. L. 2010. The use of metabolomic profiling to identify new quality determinants in wheat. Branlard, G. (ed.) Gluten Proteins 2009: Proceedings of the 10th International Gluten Workshop, Clermont-Ferrand, 7-9 September 2009 . Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris. pp. 38-41

Functional analysis of folate polyglutamylation and its essential role in plant metabolism and development

Mehrshahi, P., Gonzalez-Jorge, S., Akhtar, T. A., Ward, J. L., Santoyo-Castelazo, A., Marcus, S. E., Lara-Nunez, A., Ravanel, S., Hawkins, N. D., Beale, M. H., Barrett, D. A., Knox, J. P., Gregory, J. F. Iii, Hanson, A. D., Bennett, M. J. and Dellapenna, D. 2010. Functional analysis of folate polyglutamylation and its essential role in plant metabolism and development. Plant Journal. 64, pp. 267-279.

The HEALTHGRAIN wheat diversity screen: effects of genotype and environment on phytochemicals and dietary fiber components

Shewry, P. R., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Edelmann, M., Kariluoto, S., Nurmi, T., Fernandez-Orozco, R., Ravel, C., Charmet, G., Andersson, A. A. M., Aman, P., Boros, D., Gebruers, K., Dornez, E., Courtin, C. M., Delcour, J. A., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z. and Ward, J. L. 2010. The HEALTHGRAIN wheat diversity screen: effects of genotype and environment on phytochemicals and dietary fiber components. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58, pp. 9291-9298.

Effects of genotype and environment on the content and composition of phytochemicals and dietary fiber components in rye in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Shewry, P. R., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Edelmann, M., Kariluoto, S., Nurmi, T., Fernandez-Orozco, R., Andersson, A. A. M., Aman, P., Fras, A., Boros, D., Gebruers, K., Dornez, E., Courtin, C. M., Delcour, J. A., Ravel, C., Charmet, G., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z. and Ward, J. L. 2010. Effects of genotype and environment on the content and composition of phytochemicals and dietary fiber components in rye in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58, pp. 9372-9383.

Effects of environment and genotype on phenolic acids in wheat in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Fernandez-Orozco, R., Li, L., Harflett, C., Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. 2010. Effects of environment and genotype on phenolic acids in wheat in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58, pp. 9341-9352.

The metabolic transition during disease following infection of Arabidopsis thaliana by Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato

Ward, J. L., Forcat, S., Beckmann, M., Bennett, M., Miller, S. J., Baker, J. M., Hawkins, N. D., Vermeer, C. P., Lu, C., Lin, W., Truman, W. M., Beale, M. H., Draper, J., Mansfield, J. W. and Grant, M. 2010. The metabolic transition during disease following infection of Arabidopsis thaliana by Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato. Plant Journal. 63 (3), pp. 443-457.

Enhancement of plant metabolite fingerprinting by machine learning

Scott, I. M., Vermeer, C. P., Liakata, M., Corol, D. I., Ward, J. L., Lin, W., Johnson, H. E., Whitehead, L., Kular, B., Baker, J. M., Walsh, S., Dave, A., Larson, T. R., Graham, I. A., Wang, T. L., King, R. D., Draper, J. and Beale, M. H. 2010. Enhancement of plant metabolite fingerprinting by machine learning. Plant Physiology. 153, pp. 1506-1520.

Improving the benefits of wheat as a source of dietary fibre

Shewry, P. R., Saulnier, L., Guillon, F., Gebruers, K., Courtin, C., Delcour, J., Toole, G., Boros, D., Salse, J., Ravel, C., Mills, E. N. C., Ward, J. L. and Charmet, G. 2010. Improving the benefits of wheat as a source of dietary fibre. in: Jones, J., Topping, D., McCleary, B. and Vanderkamp, J. W. (ed.) Dietary fibre: new frontiers for food and health Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. 65-78

Future prospects for the analysis of bioactive components in cereal grain

Ward, J. L. and Shewry, P. R. 2010. Future prospects for the analysis of bioactive components in cereal grain. Aacc International. doi:10.1094/CFW-55-2-0071

An inter-laboratory comparison demonstrates that [1H]-NMR metabolite fingerprinting is a robust technique for collaborative plant metabolomic data collection

Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M., Miller, S. J., Deborde, C., Maucourt, M., Biais, B., Rolin, D., Moing, A., Moco, S., Vervoort, J., Lommen, A., Schafer, H., Humpfer, E. and Beale, M. H. 2010. An inter-laboratory comparison demonstrates that [1H]-NMR metabolite fingerprinting is a robust technique for collaborative plant metabolomic data collection. Metabolomics. 6, pp. 263-273.

Methods for the analysis of selenium and other minerals

Stroud, J. L., Zhao, F-J., McGrath, S. P. and Hart, D. 2010. Methods for the analysis of selenium and other minerals. in: Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. (ed.) HEALTHGRAIN methods: analysis of bioactive compounds in small grain cereals American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC), St Paul, MN. pp. 95-111

Phenolic acids

Li, L., Harflett, C. and Beale, M. H. 2010. Phenolic acids. in: Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. (ed.) HEALTHGRAIN methods: analysis of bioactive components in small grain cereals American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC), St Paul, MN. pp. 41-52

Future prospects for the analysis of bioactive components in cereal grain

Ward, J. L. and Shewry, P. R. 2010. Future prospects for the analysis of bioactive components in cereal grain. in: Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. (ed.) HEALTHGRAIN methods: analysis of bioactive components in small grain cereals American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC), St Paul, MN. pp. 273-280

HEALTHGRAIN methods: analysis of bioactive components in small grain cereals

Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. 2010. HEALTHGRAIN methods: analysis of bioactive components in small grain cereals. American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC), St Paul, MN.

Combining bioactive components with conventional targets in plant breeding programmes

Bedo, Z., Rakszegi, M., Lang, L., Gebruers, K., Piironen, V., Lafiandra, D. and Phillips, A. L. 2010. Combining bioactive components with conventional targets in plant breeding programmes. in: Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. (ed.) HEALTHGRAIN methods: analysis of bioactive components in small grain cereals American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC), St Paul, MN. pp. 263-272

System-wide molecular evidence for phenotypic buffering in Arabidopsis

Fu, J., Keurentjes, J. J. B., Bouwmeester, H., America, T., Verstappen, F. W. A., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., De Vos, R. C. H., Dijkstra, M., Scheltema, R. A., Johannes, F., Koornneef, M., Vreugdenhil, D., Breitling, R. and Jansen, R. C. 2009. System-wide molecular evidence for phenotypic buffering in Arabidopsis. Nature Genetics. 41, pp. 166-167.

Sulphur nutrition differentially affects the distribution of asparagine in wheat grain

Shewry, P. R., Zhao, F-J., Gowa, G. B., Hawkins, N. J., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Halford, N. G., Parry, M. A. J. and Abecassis, J. 2009. Sulphur nutrition differentially affects the distribution of asparagine in wheat grain. Journal of Cereal Science. 50, pp. 407-409.

Drought stress increases the production of 5-hydroxynorvaline in two C4 grasses

Carmo-Silva, A. E., Keys, A. J., Beale, M. H., Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M., Hawkins, N. D., Arrabaca, M. C. and Parry, M. A. J. 2009. Drought stress increases the production of 5-hydroxynorvaline in two C4 grasses. Phytochemistry. 70, pp. 664-671.

Sterol content analysis suggests altered eburicol 14alpha-demethylase (CYP51) activity in isolates of Mycosphaerella graminicola adapted to azole fungicides

Bean, T. P., Cools, H. J., Lucas, J. A., Hawkins, N. D., Ward, J. L., Shaw, M. W. and Fraaije, B. A. 2009. Sterol content analysis suggests altered eburicol 14alpha-demethylase (CYP51) activity in isolates of Mycosphaerella graminicola adapted to azole fungicides. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 296, pp. 266-273.

Metabolomic and phenotypic analyses of Fusarium graminearum wild-type and mutant strains

Urban, M., Lowe, R., Allwood, W., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2008. Metabolomic and phenotypic analyses of Fusarium graminearum wild-type and mutant strains.

Improving wheat for nutrition and processing

Shewry, P. R., Wan, Y., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K. J., Mills, E. N. C., Skeggs, P., Gezan, S., Welham, S. J., Shenton, C., Zhu, T., Phillips, A. L., Jones, H. D., Li, L., Ward, J. L., Freeman, J., Nemeth, C. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2008. Improving wheat for nutrition and processing. Molinacano, J. L. (ed.) Cereal Science and Technology for Feeding Ten Billion People: Genomics Era and Beyond. Proceedings of the Meeting of the Eucarpia Cereal Section, Lleida (Spain), 13-17 November 2006 . Options Mediterraneennes, Series A, No 81. pp. 249-252

Establishing substantial equivalence: metabolomics

Beale, M. H., Ward, J. L. and Baker, J. M. 2008. Establishing substantial equivalence: metabolomics. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol.478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 289-303

The HEALTHGRAIN cereal diversity screen: concept, results and prospects

Ward, J. L., Poutanen, K., Gebruers, K., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Nystrom, L., Andersson, A. A. M., Aman, P., Boros, D., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z. and Shewry, P. R. 2008. The HEALTHGRAIN cereal diversity screen: concept, results and prospects. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56, pp. 9699-9709.

Phytochemical and fiber components in oat varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Shewry, P. R., Piironen, V., Lampi, A-M., Nystrom, L., Li, L., Rakszegi, M., Fras, A., Boros, D., Gebruers, K., Courtin, C. M., Delcour, J. A., Andersson, A. A. M., Dimberg, L., Bedo, Z. and Ward, J. L. 2008. Phytochemical and fiber components in oat varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56, pp. 9777-9784.

Phytochemicals and dietary fiber components in rye varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Nystrom, L., Lampi, A-M., Andersson, A. A. M., Kamal-Eldin, A., Gebruers, K., Courtin, C. M., Delcour, J. A., Li, L., Ward, J. L., Fras, A., Boros, D., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z., Shewry, P. R. and Piironen, V. 2008. Phytochemicals and dietary fiber components in rye varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56, pp. 9758-9766.

Phenolic acids in wheat varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Li, L., Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. 2008. Phenolic acids in wheat varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56, pp. 9732-9739.

Phytochemical and dietary fiber components in barley varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen

Andersson, A. A. M., Lampi, A-M., Nystrom, L., Piironen, V., Li, L., Ward, J. L., Gebruers, K., Courtin, C. M., Delcour, J. A., Boros, D., Fras, A., Dynkowska, W., Rakszegi, M., Bedo, Z., Shewry, P. R. and Aman, P. 2008. Phytochemical and dietary fiber components in barley varieties in the HEALTHGRAIN diversity screen. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56, pp. 9767-9776.

Investigating wheat functionality through breeding and end use (FQS 23)

Millar, S. J., Snape, J., Ward, J. L., Shewry, P. R., Belton, P., Boniface, K. and Summers, R. 2008. Investigating wheat functionality through breeding and end use (FQS 23). Campden and Chorleywood Food Research Association, Chipping Campden.

Co-ordinated expression of amino acid metabolism in response to N and S deficiency during wheat grain filling

Howarth, J. R., Parmar, S., Jones, J., Shepherd, C. E., Corol, D. I., Galster, A. M., Hawkins, N. D., Miller, S. J., Baker, J. M., Verrier, P. J., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Barraclough, P. B. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2008. Co-ordinated expression of amino acid metabolism in response to N and S deficiency during wheat grain filling. Journal of Experimental Botany. 59, pp. 3675-3689.

The sensitivity of photosynthesis to phosphorus deficiency differs between C3 and C4 tropical grasses

Ghannoum, O., Paul, M. J., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Corol, D. I. and Conroy, J. P. 2008. The sensitivity of photosynthesis to phosphorus deficiency differs between C3 and C4 tropical grasses. Functional Plant Biology. 35, pp. 213-221.

Phenotypic and metabolomic analyses of the Fusarium graminearum SNF1 mutant

Urban, M., Antoniw, J. F., Allwood, W., Beacham, A., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2007. Phenotypic and metabolomic analyses of the Fusarium graminearum SNF1 mutant. Abstracts 13th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Sorrento, 21-27 July 2007 . pp. 212

DON mycotoxin biosynthesis by Fusarium species, a metabolomics perspective

Lowe, R., Allwood, J. W., Urban, M., Beale, M. H., Ward, J. L. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2007. DON mycotoxin biosynthesis by Fusarium species, a metabolomics perspective. Abstracts BSPP Presidential Meeting 2007: Attack and Defence in Plant Disease, Bath, 12-14 September 2007 . pp. 64

Minimum reporting standards for plant biology context information in metabolomic studies

Fiehn, O., Sumner, L. W., Rhee, S. Y., Ward, J. L., Dickerson, J., Lange, B. M., Lane, G., Roessner, U., Last, R. and Nikolau, B. 2007. Minimum reporting standards for plant biology context information in metabolomic studies. Metabolomics. 3, pp. 195-201.

Are GM and conventionally bred cereals really different?

Shewry, P. R., Baudo, M., Lovegrove, A., Powers, S. J., Napier, J. A., Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M. and Beale, M. H. 2007. Are GM and conventionally bred cereals really different? Trends in Food Science and Technology. 18, pp. 201-209.

Recent applications of NMR spectroscopy in plant metabolomics

Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M. and Beale, M. H. 2007. Recent applications of NMR spectroscopy in plant metabolomics. The FEBS Journal. 274 (5), pp. 1126-1131.

Transcriptional adaptation of Mycosphaerella graminicola to programmed cell death (PCD) of its susceptible wheat host

Keon, J. P. R., Antoniw, J. F., Carzaniga, R., Deller, S., Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M., Beale, M. H., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Rudd, J. J. 2007. Transcriptional adaptation of Mycosphaerella graminicola to programmed cell death (PCD) of its susceptible wheat host. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 20, pp. 178-193.

Transcriptional adaptation of Mycosphaerella graminicola to programmed cell death (PCD) of its susceptible wheat host

Keon, J. P. R., Antoniw, J. F., Carzaniga, R., Deller, S., Ward, J. L., Baker, J. M., Beale, M. H., Hammond-Kosack, K. E. and Rudd, J. J. 2006. Transcriptional adaptation of Mycosphaerella graminicola to programmed cell death (PCD) of its susceptible wheat host. Abstracts 3rd COGEME Interest Group Meeting, Manchester, 7-8 November 2006 .

A metabolomic study of substantial equivalence of field-grown genetically modified wheat

Baker, J. M., Hawkins, N. D., Ward, J. L., Lovegrove, A., Napier, J. A., Shewry, P. R. and Beale, M. H. 2006. A metabolomic study of substantial equivalence of field-grown genetically modified wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 4 (4), pp. 381-392.

Enhanced seed phytosterol accumulation through expression of a modified HMG-CoA reductase

Hey, S. J., Powers, S. J., Beale, M. H., Hawkins, N. D., Ward, J. L. and Halford, N. G. 2006. Enhanced seed phytosterol accumulation through expression of a modified HMG-CoA reductase. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 4 (2), pp. 219-229.

Chickpea wilt: identification and toxicity of 8-0 -methyl-fusarubin from Fusarium acutatum

Gopalakrishnan, S., Beale, M. H., Ward, J. L. and Strange, R. N. 2005. Chickpea wilt: identification and toxicity of 8-0 -methyl-fusarubin from Fusarium acutatum. Phytochemistry. 66, pp. 1536-1539.

Bioassay-led isolation of Myrothecium verrucaria and verrucarin A as germination inhibitors of Orobanche crenata

El-Kassas, R., Karam El-Din, Z., Beale, M. H., Ward, J. L. and Strange, R. N. 2005. Bioassay-led isolation of Myrothecium verrucaria and verrucarin A as germination inhibitors of Orobanche crenata. Weed Research. 45 (3), pp. 212-219.

Metabolite profiling of GM plants: the importance of robust experimental design and execution

Lewis, J., Baker, J. M., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2004. Metabolite profiling of GM plants: the importance of robust experimental design and execution. in: Stiekema, W. J., Atanassov, A. and Nap, J. P. H. (ed.) Genomics for biosafety in plant biotechnology IOS Press, Amsterdam. pp. 47-57

Lipid utilization, gluconeogenesis and seedling growth in Arabidopsis mutants lacking the glyoxylate cycle enzyme malate synthase

Cornah, J. E., Germain, V., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H. and Smith, S. M. 2004. Lipid utilization, gluconeogenesis and seedling growth in Arabidopsis mutants lacking the glyoxylate cycle enzyme malate synthase. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279 (41), pp. 42916-42923.

Short cicuiting photorespiration

Parry, M. A. J., Carvalho, J. F. C., Madgwick, P. J., Keys, A. J., Lea, P. J., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2003. Short cicuiting photorespiration. Abstracts ASPB Annual Meeting Plant Biology 2003, Honolulu, 25-30 July 2003 . pp. Abs 379

Short circuiting photorespiration

Parry, M. A. J., Madgwick, P. J., Keys, A. J., Carvalho, J. F. C., Lea, P. J., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2003. Short circuiting photorespiration. Abstracts ASPB Annual Meeting Plant Biology 2003, Honolulu, 25-30 July 2003 . pp. Abs 18002

Assessment of 1H NMR spectroscopy and multivariate analysis as a technique for metabolite fingerprinting of Arabidopsis thaliana

Ward, J. L., Harris, C., Lewis, J. and Beale, M. H. 2003. Assessment of 1H NMR spectroscopy and multivariate analysis as a technique for metabolite fingerprinting of Arabidopsis thaliana. Phytochemistry. 62, pp. 949-957.

Synthesis of (2E )-4-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-enyl diphosphate, a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of isoprenoids

Ward, J. L. and Beale, M. H. 2002. Synthesis of (2E )-4-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-enyl diphosphate, a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of isoprenoids. Journal of the Chemical Society-Perkin Transactions 1. 2002, pp. 710-712.

Probing the mechanism of loss of carbon-20 in gibberellin biosynthesis. Synthesis of gibberellin 3alpha,20-hemiacetal and 19,20-lactol analogues and their metabolism by a recombinant GA 20-oxidase

Ward, J. L., Gaskin, P., Brown, R. G. S., Jackson, G. S., Hedden, P., Phillips, A. L., Willis, C. L. and Beale, M. H. 2002. Probing the mechanism of loss of carbon-20 in gibberellin biosynthesis. Synthesis of gibberellin 3alpha,20-hemiacetal and 19,20-lactol analogues and their metabolism by a recombinant GA 20-oxidase. Journal of the Chemical Society-Perkin Transactions 1. 2002, pp. 232-241.

Caged plant growth regulators

Allan, A. C., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H. and Trewavas, A. J. 1998. Caged plant growth regulators. in: Marriott, G. (ed.) Methods in Enzymology Vol. 291. Caged Compounds Academic Press, San Diego.

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