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Superfund Research Program

Dr. John C. Loper

University of Cincinnati
Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0524
Phone: 513-558-0086
Fax: 513-558-8474




  • Yadav JS, Soellner MB, Loper JC, Mishra PK. 2003. Tandem cytochrome P450 monooxygenase genes and splice variants in the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium: cloning, sequence analysis, and regulation of differential expression. Fungal Genetics and Biology 38(1):10-21. PMID:12553932


  • Yadav JS, Loper JC. 2000. Cloning and characterization of the cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase gene from the zygomycete fungus Cunninghamella. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 268(2):345-353. PMID:10679206
  • Yadav JS, Loper JC. 2000. Cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase gene and its differentially terminated cDNAs from the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Curr Genet 37(1):65-73. PMID:10672447


  • Peace BE, Livingston GK, Silberstein EB, Loper JC. 1999. A case of elevated spontaneous micronucleus frequency derived from chromosome 2. Mutat Res 430(1):109-119. PMID:10592322
  • Yadav JS, Loper JC. 1999. Cloning and characterization of the cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase gene from the zygomycete fungi Cunninghamella elegans and C. echinulata. In: Proceedings of the 99th General American Society for Microbiology Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  • Yadav JS, Loper JC. 1999. Multiple p450alk (cytochrome P450 alkane hydroxylase) genes from the halotolerant yeast Debaryomyces hansenii. Gene 226(2):139-146. PMID:9931473


  • Yadav JS, Loper JC. 1998. Genes for P450 Alkane hydroxylases from the marine yeast Debaryomyces hansenii. In: Proceedings of the 98th General American Society for Microbiology Meeting. Atlanta, GA.
  • Yadav JS, Loper JC. 1998. P450 system genes from the degradative eukaryotic microorganisms. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting on P450 Biodiversity and Biotechnology. Strasbourg, France.


  • Breen A, Rope AF, Taylor DG, Loper JC, Sferra PR. 1995. Application of DNA amplification fingerprinting (DAF) to mixed culture bioreactors. J Ind Microbiol 14(1):10-16. PMID:7766062
  • Govindaswami M, Feldhake DJ, Kinkle BK, Mindell DP, Loper JC. 1995. Phylogenetic comparison of two polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading mycobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 61(9):3221-3226. PMID:7574631 PMCID:PMC167601
  • Grausem B, Chaubet N, Gigot C, Loper JC, Benveniste P. 1995. Functional expression of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CYP51A1 encoding lanosterol-14-demethylase in tobacco results in bypass of endogenous sterol biosynthetic pathway and resistance to an obtusifoliol-14-demethylase herbicide inhibitor. Plant J 7:761-770. PMID:7773307


  • Loper JC. 1994. Bioremediation. Cent Eur J Public Health 2Suppl:70-73. PMID:7697048


  • Bard M, Lees ND, Turi TG, Craft D, Cofrin L, Barbuch R, Koegel C, Loper JC. 1993. Sterol synthesis and viability of erg11 (cytochrome P450 lanosterol demethylase) mutations in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida albicans. Lipids 28(11):963-967. PMID:8277826
  • Govindaswami M, Schmidt TM, White DC, Loper JC. 1993. Phylogenetic analysis of a bacterial aerobic degrader of azo dyes. J Bacteriol 175(18):6062-6066. PMID:8376354 PMCID:PMC206693


  • Turi TG, Loper JC. 1992. Multiple regulatory elements control expression of the gene encoding the Saccharomyces cerevisiae cytochrome P450, lanosterol 14 alpha-demethylase (ERG11). J Biol Chem 267(3):2046-2056. PMID:1730736


  • Turi TG, Kalb VF, Loper JC. 1991. Cytochrome P450 lanosterol 14 alpha-demethylase (ERG11) and manganese superoxide dismutase (SOD1) are adjacent genes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast 7(6):627-630. PMID:1767591
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