Ljerka Kunst Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Canada
1 protocol

Tegan M. Haslam
  • University of British Columbia
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


BSc in Botany, Department of Biology, University of Calgary, 2009

Current position

Ph.D. candidate, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia


  1. T. M. Haslam, L. Kunst (2013) Extending the story of very-long-chain fatty acid elongation. Plant Sci. [In Press]
  2. Xiao, M., Zhang, Y., Chen, X., Lee, E. J., Barber, C., Chakrabarty, R., Desgagne-Penix, I., Haslam, T. M., Kim, Y. B., Liu, E., Macnevin, G., Masada-Atsumi, S., Reed, D., Stout, J. M., Zerbe, P., Bohlmann, J., Covello, P. S., De Luca, V., Page, J. E., Ro, D. K., Martin, V. J., Facchini, P. J. and Sensen, C. W. (2013). Transcriptome analysis based on next-generation sequencing of non-model plants producing specialized metabolites of biotechnological interest. J Biotechnol.
  3. Sakuradani, E., Zhao, L., Haslam, T. M. and Kunst, L. (2013). The CER22 gene required for the synthesis of cuticular wax alkanes in Arabidopsis thaliana is allelic to CER1. Planta 237(3): 731-738.
  4. Haslam, T. M., Manas-Fernandez, A., Zhao, L. and Kunst, L. (2012). Arabidopsis ECERIFERUM2 is a component of the fatty acid elongation machinery required for fatty acid extension to exceptional lengths. Plant Physiol 160(3): 1164-1174.
  5. Pyle, B. W., Tran, H. T., Pickel, B., Haslam, T. M., Gao, Z., MacNevin, G., Vederas, J. C., Kim, S. U. and Ro, D. K. (2012). Enzymatic synthesis of valerena-4,7(11)-diene by a unique sesquiterpene synthase from the valerian plant (Valeriana officinalis). FEBS J 279(17): 3136-3146.
  6. Lopez-Villalobos, A., Haslam, T., Kurepin, L., Oinam, G. and Yeung, E. (2012). ADVENTITIOUS ROOT FORMATION IN ORNAMENTAL PLANTS: III. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Propagation of Ornamental Plants 12(2): 75-88.
  7. L. Kurepin, T. M., Haslam, A. Lopez-Villalobos, G. Oinam, E.C. Yeung (2011) Adventitious root formation in ornamental plants: II. The role of plant growth regulators. Propagation of Ornamental Plants. 11:161-171.
  8. Oinam, G., Yeung, E., Kurepin, L., Haslam, T. and Villalobos, A. (2011). Adventitious Root Formation in Ornamental Plants: I. General Overview and Recent Successes. Propagation of Ornamental Plants 1(2): 78-90.
  9. Haslam, T. M. and Yeung, E. C. (2011). Zygotic embryo culture: an overview. Methods Mol Biol 710: 3-15.
1 Protocol published
Wax Analysis of Stem and Rosette Leaves in Arabidopsis thaliana
Authors:  Tegan M Haslam and Ljerka Kunst, date: 06/05/2013, view: 6101, Q&A: 1
The primary aerial surfaces of all land plants are coated by a lipidic cuticle, which restricts non-stomatal water loss and protects the plant from pathogens, herbivores, and ultraviolet radiation. The cuticle is made up of two components: cutin, a ...